February 29, 2012: Thermoflow Suite 22 (TFLOW22) released. Some highlights follow.
Reduced computation time for all programs.
Simplified annual model for estimating project cashflow in GT MASTER and STEAM MASTER.
GT MASTER includes new chiller operating modes for plants including chilled water storage. It also has a feature where one file can model plant operation over a 24-hour period when the chiller system includes storage.
STEAM PRO has a Black Box Steam Generator model and a Bubbling Fluid Bed Boiler model.
STEAM PRO includes a design Methodology selection that affects how the heat balance and hardware design are inter-related.
THERMOFLEX includes a Searcher feature that automatically finds the value of a model input parameter that yields a maximum or minimum value of a model output value.
Solar Tower model with and without storage was added to THERMOFLEX.
THERMOFLEX has a Black Box Steam Generator component for simple boiler modeling.