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

Materials for Ultra-Supercritical and Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Power Plants

Materials for Ultra-Supercritical and Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Power Plants
  • Author : Augusto Di Gianfrancesco
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 01 September 2016
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Materials for Ultra-Supercritical and Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Power Plants provides researchers in academia and industry with an essential overview of the stronger high-temperature materials required for key process components, such as membrane wall tubes, high-pressure steam piping and headers, superheater tubes, forged rotors, cast components, and bolting and blading for steam turbines in USC power plants. Advanced materials for future advanced ultra-supercritical power plants, such as superalloys, new martensitic and austenitic steels, are also addressed. Chapters on international research directions complete

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

Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Handbook

Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Handbook
  • Author : Swapan Basu,Ajay Kumar Debnath
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 November 2014
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The book discusses instrumentation and control in modern fossil fuel power plants, with an emphasis on selecting the most appropriate systems subject to constraints engineers have for their projects. It provides all the plant process and design details, including specification sheets and standards currently followed in the plant. Among the unique features of the book are the inclusion of control loop strategies and BMS/FSSS step by step logic, coverage of analytical instruments and technologies for pollution and energy savings,

Coal

Coal
  • Author : National Research Council,Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems,Board on Energy and Environmental Systems,Committee on the Strategic Assessment of the U.S. Department of Energy's Coal Program
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 13 June 1995
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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) was given a mandate in the 1992 Energy Policy Act (EPACT) to pursue strategies in coal technology that promote a more competitive economy, a cleaner environment, and increased energy security. Coal evaluates DOE's performance and recommends priorities in updating its coal program and responding to EPACT. This volume provides a picture of likely future coal use and associated technology requirements through the year 2040. Based on near-, mid-, and long-term scenarios, the committee presents a

Blade Design and Analysis for Steam Turbines

Blade Design and Analysis for Steam Turbines
  • Author : Murari Singh,George Lucas
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release : 22 March 2011
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THE LATEST STEAM TURBINE BLADE DESIGN AND ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES Blade Design and Analysis for Steam Turbines provides a concise reference for practicing engineers involved in the design, specification, and evaluation of industrial steam turbines, particularly critical process compressor drivers. A unified view of blade design concepts and techniques is presented. The book covers advances in modal analysis, fatigue and creep analysis, and aerodynamic theories, along with an overview of commonly used materials and manufacturing processes. This authoritative guide will aid

Geothermal Power Plants

Geothermal Power Plants
  • Author : Ronald DiPippo
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 24 January 2021
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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

Gas Turbine Engineering Handbook

Gas Turbine Engineering Handbook
  • Author : Meherwan P. Boyce
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 September 2017
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The Gas Turbine Engineering Handbook has been the standard for engineers involved in the design, selection, and operation of gas turbines. This revision includes new case histories, the latest techniques, and new designs to comply with recently passed legislation. By keeping the book up to date with new, emerging topics, Boyce ensures that this book will remain the standard and most widely used book in this field. The new Third Edition of the Gas Turbine Engineering Hand Book updates the

Desalination Updates

Desalination Updates
  • Author : Robert Y. Ning
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 28 October 2015
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Desalination Update illustrates the growing research and development activities in the field of desalination of water. The chapters in this book also show the close link in the supply of water and supply of power. Power is needed to desalinate water, and water is needed to produce power via steam and cooling water. As the world is becoming increasingly in need of water and power, the education of generations of new workers in these technologies makes the publications of these

Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Power Systems

Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Power Systems
  • Author : Ennio Macchi,Marco Astolfi
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 24 August 2016
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Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Power Systems: Technologies and Applications provides a systematic and detailed description of organic Rankine cycle technologies and the way they are increasingly of interest for cost-effective sustainable energy generation. Popular applications include cogeneration from biomass and electricity generation from geothermal reservoirs and concentrating solar power installations, as well as waste heat recovery from gas turbines, internal combustion engines and medium- and low-temperature industrial processes. With hundreds of ORC power systems already in operation and the market

Progress in Gas Turbine Performance

Progress in Gas Turbine Performance
  • Author : Ernesto Benini
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 19 June 2013
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There has been a remarkable difference in the research and development regarding gas turbine technology for transportation and power generation. The former remains substantially florid and unaltered with respect to the past as the superiority of air-breathing engines compared to other technologies is by far immense. On the other hand, the world of gas turbines (GTs) for power generation is indeed characterized by completely different scenarios in so far as new challenges are coming up in the latest energy trends,

Combined-cycle Gas & Steam Turbine Power Plants

Combined-cycle Gas & Steam Turbine Power Plants
  • Author : Rolf Kehlhofer,Judy Warner,Rolf Bachmann,Henrik Nielson
  • Publisher : PennWell Books
  • Release : 24 January 1999
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This title provides a reference on technical and economic factors of combined-cycle applications within the utility and cogeneration markets. Kehlhofer - and hos co-authors give the reader tips on system layout, details on controls and automation, and operating instructions.

Modern Gas Turbine Systems

Modern Gas Turbine Systems
  • Author : Peter Jansohn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 August 2013
GET THIS BOOKModern Gas Turbine Systems

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