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Table 10

Example of MED process performance calculation (1).

Top brine temperature (°C) 70
Temperature at the final condenser (°C) 33
Average temperature drop between stages (°C) 2
Number of stages (–) 18
GOR to number of stages 0.8
GOR (–) 14.4
Pinch point temperature difference, first effect (°C) 5
Steam supply temperature (°C) 75
Specific heat consumption (kWhth m−3) 44.76

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