Thermal Efficiency & BWR of the A-S Brayton Cycle
Recall that the performance of a power cycle can be measured by its
thermal efficiency, η.
Back Work Ratio:
The fraction of the work produced by the turbine that is consumed by the compressor.
40% - 80%
1% - 2%
Back Work Ratio for gas power cycles:
Back Work Ratio for vapor power cycles:
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