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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2010, Article ID 294102, 10 pages
Research Article

Design Optimization of a Natural Gas Substation with Intensification of the Energy Cycle

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Salerno, Via Ponte Don Melillo, 84084 Fisciano, Italy

Received 9 March 2010; Accepted 3 September 2010

Academic Editor: Carlo Cattani

Copyright © 2010 Arcangelo Pellegrino and Francesco Villecco. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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