Advances in Steam Turbines for Modern Power Plants

Advances in Steam Turbines for Modern Power Plants provides an authoritative review of steam turbine design optimization, analysis and measurement, the development of steam turbine blades, and other critical components, including turbine retrofitting and steam turbines for renewable power plants. As a very large proportion of the world’s electricity is currently generated in systems driven by steam turbines, (and will most likely remain the case in the future) with steam turbines operating in fossil-fuel, cogeneration, combined cycle, integrated gasification combined cycle, geothermal, solar thermal, and nuclear plants across the world, this book provides a comprehensive assessment of the research and work that has been completed over the past decades. Presents an in-depth review on steam turbine design optimization, analysis, and measurement Written by a range of experts in the area Provides an overview of turbine retrofitting and advanced applications in power generation

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  • Author : Tadashi Tanuma
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 568 pages
  • ISBN : 0081003250
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Advances in Steam Turbines for Modern Power Plants

Advances in Steam Turbines for Modern Power Plants
  • Author : Tadashi Tanuma
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 15 February 2017
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Steam Turbines for Modern Power Plants

Advances in Steam Turbines for Modern Power Plants provides an authoritative review of steam turbine design optimization, analysis and measurement, the development of steam turbine blades, and other critical components, including turbine retrofitting and steam turbines for renewable power plants. As a very large proportion of the world’s electricity is currently generated in systems driven by steam turbines, (and will most likely remain the case in the future) with steam turbines operating in fossil-fuel, cogeneration, combined cycle, integrated gasification

Steam Turbines for Modern Fossil-Fuel Power Plants

Steam Turbines for Modern Fossil-Fuel Power Plants
  • Author : Alexander S. Leyzerovich
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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Presenting the newest approaches to the design and operation of steam turbines, this book also explores modern techniques for refurbishment of aging units. It covers recent engineering breakthroughs and new approaches to transient operating conditions, as well as improved information support for operational personnel. An authoritative guide for power plant engineers, operators, owners and designers on all of these crucial developments, this book fully describes and evaluates the most important new design and operational improvement opportunities for the full spectrum

Thermal Power Plants

Thermal Power Plants
  • Author : Mohammad Rasul
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 17 April 2013
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Thermal power plants are one of the most important process industries for engineering professionals. Over the past decades, the power sector is facing a number of critical issues; however, the most fundamental challenge is meeting the growing power demand in sustainable and efficient ways. Practicing power plant engineers not only look after operation and maintenance of the plant, but, also look after range of activities including research and development, starting from power generation to environmental aspects of power plants. The

Thermal Power Plants

Thermal Power Plants
  • Author : Paweł Madejski
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 02 May 2018
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The demand for electricity and heat production is still largely covered by conventional thermal power plants based on fossil fuel combustion. Thermal power stations face a big challenge to meet the environmental requirements constantly keeping high process efficiency and avoiding lifetime shortening of critical components. In recent years, many activities have been observed to reduce pollutant emissions and optimize performance in thermal power plants. Increased share of renewable sources of energy in domestic markets enforces flexible operation and fast adjustment

Geothermal Power Plants

Geothermal Power Plants
  • Author : Ronald DiPippo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 April 2011
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Ron DiPippo, Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, is a world-regarded geothermal expert. This single resource covers all aspects of the utilization of geothermal energy for power generation from fundamental scientific and engineering principles. The thermodynamic basis for the design of geothermal power plants is at the heart of the book and readers are clearly guided on the process of designing and analysing the key types of geothermal energy conversion systems. Its practical emphasis is enhanced by the

Advances in Gas Turbine Technology

Advances in Gas Turbine Technology
  • Author : Ernesto Benini
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 04 November 2011
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Gas turbine engines will still represent a key technology in the next 20-year energy scenarios, either in stand-alone applications or in combination with other power generation equipment. This book intends in fact to provide an updated picture as well as a perspective vision of some of the major improvements that characterize the gas turbine technology in different applications, from marine and aircraft propulsion to industrial and stationary power generation. Therefore, the target audience for it involves design, analyst, materials and

Advances in Wind Power

Advances in Wind Power
  • Author : Rupp Carriveau
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 21 November 2012
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Today's wind energy industry is at a crossroads. Global economic instability has threatened or eliminated many financial incentives that have been important to the development of specific markets. Now more than ever, this essential element of the world energy mosaic will require innovative research and strategic collaborations to bolster the industry as it moves forward. This text details topics fundamental to the efficient operation of modern commercial farms and highlights advanced research that will enable next-generation wind energy technologies. The

Mechanical (Turbines and Auxiliary Equipment)

Mechanical (Turbines and Auxiliary Equipment)
  • Author : A. Sherry,J. S. Beck,A.E. Cruddace
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 October 2013
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Modern Power Station Practice, Volume 3: Mechanical (Turbines and Auxiliary Equipment) focuses on the development of turbines and auxiliary equipment used in power stations in Great Britain. Topics covered include thermodynamics and steam turbine theory; turbine auxiliary systems such as lubrication systems, feed water heating systems, and the condenser and cooling water plants. Miscellaneous station services, and pipework in power plants are also described. This book is comprised of five chapters and begins with an overview of thermodynamics and steam turbine

Modern Gas Turbine Systems

Modern Gas Turbine Systems
  • Author : Peter Jansohn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 August 2013
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Modern gas turbine power plants represent one of the most efficient and economic conventional power generation technologies suitable for large-scale and smaller scale applications. Alongside this, gas turbine systems operate with low emissions and are more flexible in their operational characteristics than other large-scale generation units such as steam cycle plants. Gas turbines are unrivalled in their superior power density (power-to-weight) and are thus the prime choice for industrial applications where size and weight matter the most. Developments in the

Root Cause Failure Analysis

Root Cause Failure Analysis
  • Author : Trinath Sahoo
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 06 May 2021
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Root Cause Failure Analysis Provides the knowledge and failure analysis skills necessary for preventing and investigating process equipment failures Process equipment and piping systems are essential for plant availability and performance. Regularly exposed to hazardous service conditions and damage mechanisms, these critical plant assets can result in major failures if not effectively monitored and assessed—potentially causing serious injuries and significant business losses. When used proactively, Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) helps reliability engineers inspect the process equipment and piping

Sustainable Utility Systems

Sustainable Utility Systems
  • Author : Petar Sabev Varbanov,Jiří Škorpík,Jiří Pospíšil,Jiří Jaromír Klemeš
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 07 December 2020
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This book provides a thorough guidance on maximizing the performance of utility systems in terms of sustainability. It covers general structure, typical components and efficiency trends, and applications such as top-level analysis for steam pricing and selection of processes for improved heat integration. Examples are provided to illustrate the discussed models and methods to give sufficient learning experience for the reader.

Innovations in Mechanical Engineering

Innovations in Mechanical Engineering
  • Author : José Machado,Filomena Soares,Justyna Trojanowska,Erika Ottaviano
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 09 December 2021
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This book covers a variety of topics in the field of mechanical engineering, with a special focus on methods and technologies for modeling, simulation, and design of mechanical systems. Based on a set of papers presented at the 1st International Conference "Innovation in Engineering", ICIE, held in Guimarães, Portugal, on June 28-30, 2021, it focuses on innovation in mechanical engineering, spanning from engineering design and testing of medical devices, evaluation of new materials and composites for different industrial applications, fatigue

Fundamentals of Thermal and Nuclear Power Generation

Fundamentals of Thermal and Nuclear Power Generation
  • Author : Yasuo Koizumi,Tomio Okawa,Shoji Mori
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 January 2021
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Fundamentals of Thermal and Nuclear Power Generation is the first volume in the JSME Series in Thermal and Nuclear Power Generation. The first part of this volume provides a thorough and complete reference on the history of thermal and nuclear power generation, which has informed and sculpted today’s industry. It prepares readers for subsequent publications in the series that address more advanced topics and will particularly benefit early career researchers and those approaching the industry from an alternative discipline.