For those of you who’ve tried to use my “Brayton Cycle Simulation” in the past, I apologize for the lack of explanation of how to use it. In an attempt to remedy that, I’ve written an HTML page where I’ve described how to use the controls, along with a major update to the code itself. I hope that you will like it and learn more about this power conversion system, which could enable electrical conversion efficiencies of roughly 50% if coupled to a liquid-fluoride thorium reactor.
Here it is:
Remember that you need Java to run this program, but you can get it free at www.java.com, and if you’re a Mac user you’ve already got it.