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  • Economic and operational analysis of compressed air energy storage systems 

    Authors:Kara, Esma Sedef
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2011)
    A Compressed Air Energy Storage System (CAES) is a way to store energy to be used when the demand for energy is high. in this system the air is pumped into a cavern when the power price is low and the air is used in a natural gas fired turbine to generate power when the price is high aiming to make profit from this price difference. The system can pump or generate or do both. Typically the power price is low at nights and high during the daytime. However the power and natural gas price along with ...

  • Multi - objective location routing problem for nuclear power plants and nuclear waste disposal centers 

    Authors:Sezenler, Gül Ecem
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2011)
    Nuclear energy is used by many countries and has already taken its place among the future sources of energy. in Turkey nuclear energy has recently been accepted by the majority of people as an alternative energy source. As a result inspections and research have accelerated to establish a nuclear power plant. in this thesis a new multi-objective location-routing mathematical model is developed and implemented using actual data for Turkey. The model selects best locations for nuclear power plants ...

  • A supplier selection model for designing framework agreements in relief chain 

    Authors:Ak, Deniz
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2011)
    When a disaster occurs disaster relief operations are undertaken immediately to help people affected by disasters. However in the aftermath of natural disasters relief supplies that are critical for survival may not be readily available in the desired amounts or prices. Hence procurement is an important function for disaster relief operations. Relief organizations face with several procurement decisions in managing the relief chain. Since quick response is critical in disaster relief designing ...