Steam Turbines: Design, Application, and Re-Rating / Edition 2

Steam Turbines: Design, Application, and Re-Rating / Edition 2

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by Heinz P. Bloch, Murari Singh, Murari P. Singh
     
 

The latest design and manufacturing details in mechanical drive steam turbines

Steam Turbines shows how to select, improve, operate, and maintain high-quality mechanical drive steam turbines-with maximum efficiency and minimum downtime. This new Second Edition offers authoritative information on the operating characteristics, design features,

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Overview

The latest design and manufacturing details in mechanical drive steam turbines

Steam Turbines shows how to select, improve, operate, and maintain high-quality mechanical drive steam turbines-with maximum efficiency and minimum downtime. This new Second Edition offers authoritative information on the operating characteristics, design features, reliability, and maintenance of all steam turbines.
A complete sourcebook, Steam Turbines delivers the expertise required to capitalize on the latest steam turbine and intermediate transmission unit innovations—and improve a plant's efficiency, availability, and profitability.

Steam Turbines, Second Edition covers:

  • Variable speed drives and intermediate gearing used for major process machinery and cogeneration drives— with completely updated content
  • Arrangement, material composition, and basic physical laws governing design of steam turbines
  • How to select optimum configurations, controls, and components
  • Options and ways to upgrade existing steam turbines

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071508216
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/08/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
414
Sales rank:
1,325,349
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Turbine Casing and Major Stationary Components

Chapter 3. Bearings for Mechanical Drive Turbines

Chapter 4. Rotors for Impulse Turbines

Chapter 5. Rotors for Reaction Turbines

Chapter 6. Turbine Blade Design Overview

Chapter 7. Turbine Auxiliaries

Chapter 8. Governors and Control Systems

Chapter 9. Couplings and Coupling Considerations

Chapter 10. Rotor Dynamics Technology

Chapter 11. Campbell, Goodman, and SAFE Diagrams for Steam Turbine Blades

Chapter 12. Reaction vs. Impulse Type Steam Turbines

Chapter 13. Transmission Elements for High-Speed Turbo-machinery

Chapter 14. Shortcut Graphical Methods of Turbine Selection

Chapter 15. Elliott Shortcut Selection Method for Multivalve, Multistage Turbines

Chapter 16. Rerates, Upgrades, and Modifications

Appendix A: Glossary

Appendix B: Units of Measurement

Bibliography and List of Contributors

Index

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