Power Plant Equipment Operation and Maintenance Guide [NOOK Book]

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THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO SELECTING, OPERATING, AND MAINTAINING POWER PLANT EQUIPMENT

Power Plant Equipment Operation and Maintenance Guide provides detailed coverage of different types of power plants such as modern co-generation, combined-cycle, and integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plants. The book describes the design, selection, operation, maintenance, and economics of all these power plants. ...

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Power Plant Equipment Operation and Maintenance Guide

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Overview

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO SELECTING, OPERATING, AND MAINTAINING POWER PLANT EQUIPMENT

Power Plant Equipment Operation and Maintenance Guide provides detailed coverage of different types of power plants such as modern co-generation, combined-cycle, and integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plants. The book describes the design, selection, operation, maintenance, and economics of all these power plants. The best available power enhancement options are discussed, including duct burners, evaporative cooling, inlet-air chilling, absorption chilling, steam and water injection, and peak firing.



This in-depth resource addresses the sizing, selection, calculations, operation, diagnostic testing, troubleshooting, maintenance, and refurbishment of all power plant equipment, including steam turbines, steam generators, boilers, condensers, heat exchangers, gas turbines, compressors, pumps, advanced sealing mechanisms, magnetic bearings, and advanced generators.



Coverage includes:



  • Methods for enhancing the reliability and maintainability of all power plants


  • Economic analysis of modern co-generation and combined-cycle plants


  • Selection of the best emission-reduction method for power plants


  • Preventive and predictive maintenance required for power plants


  • Gas turbine applications in power plants, protective systems, and tests


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071772228
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 10/7/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 592
  • File size: 38 MB
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Table of Contents

Gas Turbine Applications in Power Stations, Gas Turbine Protective Systems, and Tests

Steam Turbine Selection for Combined-Cycle Power Systems

Steam Turbine Maintenance

Frequently Asked Questions About Turbine-Generator Balancing, Vibration Analysis, and Maintenance

Features Enhancing the Reliability and Maintainability of Steam Turbines

Steam Generators

Boilers (Steam Generators), Heat Exchangers, and Condensers

Integrated Gasification Combined Cycles

Single-Shaft Combined-Cycle Power Generation Plants

Selection of the Best Power Enhancement Option for Combined-Cycle Plants

Economics of Combined-Cycle and Cogeneration Plants

Wind Power Turbine Generators—Brushless Double-Feed Generators

Gas Laws and Compression Principles

Compressor Types and Applications

Compressors

Performance of Positive Displacement Compressors

Reciprocating Compressors

Reciprocating Air Compressors Troubleshooting and Maintenance

Diaphragm Compressors

Rotary Screw Compressors and Filter Separators

Straight Lobe Compressors

Recent Developments in Separating Liquid from Gases

Dynamic Compressors Technology

Simplified Equations for Determining the Performance of Dynamic Compressors

Centrifugal Compressors—Components, Performance

Characteristics, Balancing, Surge Prevention Systems, and Testing

Compressor Auxiliaries, Off-Design Performance, Stall, and Surge

Dynamic Compressors Performance

Compressor Seal Systems

Dry Seals, Advanced Sealing Mechanisms, and Magnetic Bearings

Compressor System Calculations

Pumps

Centrifugal Pump Mechanical Seal

Positive Displacement Pumps

Diaphragm Pumps

Canned Motor Pumps

Troubleshooting of Pumps

Water Hammer

Selection and Procurement of Pumps

Pumping System Calculations

Bearings

Lubrication

Used Oil Analysis—A V ital Part of Maintenance

Vibration Analysis

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