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Steam Plant Operation 9th Edition

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Edition:
9th
ISBN13:

9780071667968

ISBN10:
0071667962
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
8/22/2011
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Professional

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Summary

The definitive steam plant operator's guidefully updated For more than 75 years, this book has been a trusted source of information on steam plant system design, installation, operation, maintenance, and repair. In-depth details on coal-fired, natural gas-fired, and nuclear power plants are included. Steam Plant Operation, Ninth Edition, introduces the subjects of wind and solar power and discusses the benefits and challenges of these resources in producing necessary and reliable electric power. New techniques for reducing carbon dioxide emissions and other particulates from steam plant operations are also addressed. This practical guide provides common power plant calculations such as plant heat rates, efficiency, pump flow and power requirements, combustion processes, and plant emission collection efficiency. The numerous illustrations and clear presentation of the material will assist you in preparing for power plant operator licensing exams. Approved methods of operating power plant equipment are also presented in this authoritative volume. Steam Plant Operation, Ninth Edition, covers: Steam and its importance Boilers Design and construction of boilers Combustion of fuels Boiler settings, combustion systems, and auxiliary equipment Boiler accessories Operation and maintenance of boilers Pumps Steam turbines, condensers, and cooling towers Operating and maintaining steam turbines, condensers, cooling towers, and auxiliaries Auxiliary steam plant equipment Environmental control systems Waste-to-energy plants

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Steam and Its Importance
Chapter 2. Boilers
Chapter 3. Design and Construction of Boilers
Chapter 4. Combustion of Fuels
Chapter 5. Boiler Settings, Combustion Systems, and Auxiliary Equipment
Chapter 6. Boiler Accessories
Chapter 7. Operation and Maintenance of Boilers
Chapter 8. Pumps
Chapter 9. Steam Turbines, Condensers, and Cooling Towers
Chapter 10. Operating and Maintaining Steam Turbines, Condensers, Cooling Towers, and Auxiliaries
Chapter 11. Auxiliary Steam-Plant Equipment
Chapter 12. Environmental Control Systems
Chapter 13. Waste-to-Energy Plants
Appendix A. Unit Conversions
Appendix B. Geometric Formulas
Appendix C. Steam Tables and Charts
Appendix D. Answers to Problems
Glossary
Index


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