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Power Generation Handbook 2/E

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2nd
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9780071772273

ISBN10:
0071772278
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
10/20/2011
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Professional
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Summary

The "bible" of power generation, now fully revised and updated Power Generation Handbook, Second Edition addresses the basics of power generation via gas turbines, steam power plants, co-generation, combined cycles, wind, and solar. This is the first of two books. Guidelines are provided for designing, operating, and maintaining highly efficient power generating plants that have the lowest emission levels. New chapters include: Steam turbine components Power station performance monitoring Gas turbine fundamentals Gas turbine design Gas turbine calculations University of Toronto steam, co-generation, and district heating plant Wind power generation Economics of wind power Solar power Solar photovoltaic technologies Economics of solar power Multiple choice questions

Table of Contents

1- REVIEW OF THERMODYNAMICS PRINCIPLES
2- STEAM POWER PLANTS
3- STEAM TURBINE COMPONENTS
4- STEAM TURBINES AND AUXILIARIES
5- POWER STATION PERFORMANCE MONITORING
6- THE TURBINE GOVERNING SYSTEMS
7- STEAM CHESTS AND VALVES
8- TURBINE PROTECTIVE DEVICES
9- TURBINE INSTRUMENTATION
10- LUBRICATION SYSTEMS
11- GLAND SEALING SYSTEM
12- GAS TURBINE FUNDAMENTALS
13- AN OVERVIEW OF GAS TURBINES
14- GAS TURBINE COMPRESSORS
15- GAS TURBINE DESIGN
16- GAS TURBINE CALCULATIONS
17- GAS TURBINE COMBUSTORS
18- AXIAL-FLOW TURBINES
19- GAS TURBINE MATERIALS
20- GAS TURBINE LUBRICATION AND FUEL SYSTEMS
21- GAS TURBINE BEARINGS AND SEALS
22- GAS TURBINE INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL SYSTEMS
23- GAS TURBINE PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS
24- GAS TURBINE OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE CONSIDERATIONS
25- GAS TURBINE EMISSION GUIDELINES AND CONTROL METHODS
26- COMBINED CYCLES
27- ABSORPTION CHILLERS
28- SELECTION CONSIDERATIONS OF COMBINED CYCLES AND CO-GENERATION PLANTS
29- APPLICATION OF CO-GENERATION AND COMBINED CYCLE PLANTS
30- CO-GENERATION APPLICATION CONSIDERATIONS
31- CENTRAL STEAM, CO-GENERATION, AND DISTRICT HEATING PLANT
32- ECONOMIC AND TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR COMBINED-CYCLE PERFORMANCE--ENHANCEMENT OPTIONS
33- WIND POWER GENERATION
34- ECONOMICS OF WIND POWER
35- SOLAR POWER
36- SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC TECHNOLOGIES
37- ECONOMICS OF SOLAR POWER SYSTEMS
38- FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
39- INTRODUCTION TO MACHINERY PRINCIPLES
40- TRANSFORMERS
41- TRANSFORMER COMPONENTS AND MAINTENANCE
42- AC MACHINE FUNDAMENTALS
43- SYNCHRONOUS GENERATORS
44- GENERATOR COMPONENTS, AUXILIARIES, AND EXCITATION
45- GENERATOR TESTING, INSPECTION, AND MAINTENANCE
46- MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS ON THERMODYNAMIC PRINCIPLES
INDEX


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