Power Generation Handbook 2/E [NOOK Book]

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THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO POWER GENERATION--FULLY REVISED

Updated throughout to cover the latest technologies and applications, Power Generation Handbook, Second Edition, focuses on the basics of power generation using gas turbine, steam, wind, solar, co-generation, and combined-cycle power plants. Other essential topics such as calculations, efficient plant design, emission limits, monitoring, and the economics of power generation are discussed ...

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Power Generation Handbook 2/E

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Overview

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO POWER GENERATION--FULLY REVISED

Updated throughout to cover the latest technologies and applications, Power Generation Handbook, Second Edition, focuses on the basics of power generation using gas turbine, steam, wind, solar, co-generation, and combined-cycle power plants. Other essential topics such as calculations, efficient plant design, emission limits, monitoring, and the economics of power generation are discussed in detail. A real-world case study illustrates the material presented in this authoritative resource.

Coverage includes:

  • All components and subsystems of the various types of gas turbine, steam power, co-generation, combined-cycle, wind turbine, solar power, and generator plants
  • Advantages, applications, performance, and economics of low-emission, high-efficiency power plants
  • Selection, operation, and maintenance of gas turbines, steam turbines, valves, compressors, governing systems, combustors, de-aerators, feedwater heaters, transformers, generators, wind turbines and generators, and solar power stations
  • Monitoring and control of all power station environmental emissions
  • Power station performance monitoring and performance enhancement options
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071772327
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 10/28/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 736
  • File size: 52 MB
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Meet the Author

Philip Kiameh, M.A.Sc., B.Eng., D.Eng., P.Eng., has been a teacher at the University of Toronto, Canada, for 18 years. He also teaches courses and seminars worldwide to more than 4,000 engineers across Europe, North America, and the Middle East. Professor Kiameh has written four books for working engineers and has won excellence in teaching awards from the Professional Development Center at the University of Toronto and TUV Akademie. He performed research on power generation equipment with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and has more than 26 years of practical engineering experience with Ontario Power Generation, formerly, Ontario Hydro, the largest electric utility in North America.

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Table of Contents

1- REVIEW OF THERMODYNAMICS PRINCIPLES
2- STEAM POWER PLANTS
3- STEAM TURBINE COMPONENTS
4- STEAM TURBINES AND AUXILIARIES
5- POWER STATION PERFORMANCE MONITORING
6- THE TURBINE GOVERNING SYSTEMS
7- STEAM CHESTS AND VALVES
8- TURBINE PROTECTIVE DEVICES
9- TURBINE INSTRUMENTATION
10- LUBRICATION SYSTEMS
11- GLAND SEALING SYSTEM
12- GAS TURBINE FUNDAMENTALS
13- AN OVERVIEW OF GAS TURBINES
14- GAS TURBINE COMPRESSORS
15- GAS TURBINE DESIGN
16- GAS TURBINE CALCULATIONS
17- GAS TURBINE COMBUSTORS
18- AXIAL-FLOW TURBINES
19- GAS TURBINE MATERIALS
20- GAS TURBINE LUBRICATION AND FUEL SYSTEMS
21- GAS TURBINE BEARINGS AND SEALS
22- GAS TURBINE INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL SYSTEMS
23- GAS TURBINE PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS
24- GAS TURBINE OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE CONSIDERATIONS
25- GAS TURBINE EMISSION GUIDELINES AND CONTROL METHODS
26- COMBINED CYCLES
27- ABSORPTION CHILLERS
28- SELECTION CONSIDERATIONS OF COMBINED CYCLES AND CO-GENERATION PLANTS
29- APPLICATION OF CO-GENERATION AND COMBINED CYCLE PLANTS
30- CO-GENERATION APPLICATION CONSIDERATIONS
31- CENTRAL STEAM, CO-GENERATION, AND DISTRICT HEATING PLANT
32- ECONOMIC AND TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR COMBINED-CYCLE PERFORMANCE--ENHANCEMENT OPTIONS
33- WIND POWER GENERATION
34- ECONOMICS OF WIND POWER
35- SOLAR POWER
36- SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC TECHNOLOGIES
37- ECONOMICS OF SOLAR POWER SYSTEMS
38- FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
39- INTRODUCTION TO MACHINERY PRINCIPLES
40- TRANSFORMERS
41- TRANSFORMER COMPONENTS AND MAINTENANCE
42- AC MACHINE FUNDAMENTALS
43- SYNCHRONOUS GENERATORS
44- GENERATOR COMPONENTS, AUXILIARIES, AND EXCITATION
45- GENERATOR TESTING, INSPECTION, AND MAINTENANCE
46- MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS ON THERMODYNAMIC PRINCIPLES
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