Mertens

Bild: Kathrin Velte

Dr.-Ing. Nicolas Mertens

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Institute

Institute for Energy Systems & Technology

Dissertation

Transiente Berechnung des Anfahrvorgangs verschiedener Abhitzedampferzeuger im Kombiprozess

Professional Career

Associate Researcher, TU Darmstadt (08/2013 – today)

1. Development of a detailed combined-cycle power plant model and successful validation with measurement data of the commercial plant.

2. Study of combined-cycle operating flexibility using numeric calculation of start-up processes and load changes.

3. Investigating potentials for process optimization with particular regard to the heat recovery steam generator.

Intern Plant Design, E.on New Build & Technology (05/2012 – 10/2012)

Diploma thesis, Research project on efficient thermal energy storage for solar thermal power plants

Diploma student Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University (10/2006 – 10/2012)

Focus topics: Power engineering, Energy systems

Publications

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2018

Mertens, Nicolas (2018):
Transiente Berechnung des Anfahrvorgangs verschiedener Abhitzedampferzeuger im Kombiprozess.
Göttingen, Cuvillier Verlag, TU Darmstadt, ISBN 978-3-7369-9707-3,
[PhD thesis]

2017

Alobaid, Falah ; Mertens, Nicolas ; Starkloff, Ralf ; Lanz, Thomas ; Heinze, Christian ; Epple, Bernd (2017):
Progress in dynamic simulation of thermal power plants.
In: Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, S. 79-162, 59, ISSN 0360-1285,
[Online-Edition: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pecs.2016.11.001],
[Article]

2016

Mertens, Nicolas ; Alobaid, Falah ; Lanz, Thomas ; Epple, Bernd ; Kim, Hyun-Gee (2016):
Dynamic simulation of a triple-pressure combined-cycle plant: Hot start-up and shutdown.
In: Fuel, S. 135-148, 167, ISSN 0016-2361,
[Online-Edition: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2015.11.055],
[Article]

2015

Mertens, Nicolas ; Alobaid, Falah ; Starkloff, Ralf ; Epple, Bernd ; Kim, Hyun-Gee (2015):
Comparative investigation of drum-type and once-through heat recovery steam generator during start-up.
In: Applied Energy, S. 250-260, 144, ISSN 0306-2619,
[Article]

2014

Mertens, Nicolas ; Alobaid, Falah ; Frigge, Lorenz ; Epple, Bernd (2014):
Dynamic simulation of integrated rock-bed thermocline storage for concentrated solar power.
In: Solar Energy, S. 830-42, 110, ISSN 0038-092X,
[Article]

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