Power Plant Equipment Operation and Maintenance Guide : Maximizing Efficiency and Profitability (Hardcover)

Author: Kiameh, Philip

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The bible of power generation, the updated edition of this practical, comprehensive guide, now divided into two books, offers a through understanding of all types of power generation plants, their design, operation, systems, equipment, and maintenancewith an emphasis on the economics of plant operation.


Publisher McGraw-Hill
Mfg Part# 9780071772211
SKU 221403255
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0071772219
Release Date 1/13/2012
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 7.75L x 1.5T
From the Publisher
Editors Note THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO SELECTING, OPERATING, AND MAINTAINING POWER PLANT EQUIPMENTPower 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 plantsEconomic analysis of modern co-generation and combined-cycle plantsSelection of the best emission-reduction method for power plantsPreventive and predictive maintenance required for power plantsGas turbine applications in power plants, protective systems, and tests
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0768
Publisher McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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