Steam Plant Operation 9th Edition

Author: Everett Woodruff
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071667962
Format: PDF
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The definitive guide for steam power plant systems and operation—fully updated For more than 75 years, this book has been a trusted source of information on steam power plants, including the design, operation, and maintenance of major systems. Steam Plant Operation, Ninth Edition, emphasizes the importance of a comprehensive energy plan utilizing all economical sources of energy, including fossil fuels, nuclear power, and renewable energy sources. Wind, solar, and biomass power are introduced in the book, and the benefits and challenges of these renewable resources for the production of reliable, cost-effective electric power are identified. Even with these new technologies, approximately 90% of electricity is generated using steam as the power source, emphasizing its importance now and in the future. In-depth details on coal-fired plants, gas turbine cogeneration, nuclear power, and renewable energy sources are included, as are the environmental control systems that they require. Potential techniques for the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel–fired power plants also are presented. This practical guide provides common power plant calculations such as plant heat rate, boiler efficiency, pump performance, combustion processes, and collection efficiency for plant emissions. Numerous illustrations and clear presentation of the material will assist those preparing for an operator’s license exam. In addition, engineering students will find a detailed introduction to steam power plant technology. 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

Steam Plant Operation

Author: Everett Woodruff
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071501290
Format: PDF, ePub
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A classic that has helped engineers understand power plant equipment and design for more than half-a-century! An indispensable reference for more than 60 years, the Eighth Edition of Steam Plant Operations presents complex steam power plant systems in a format that can be quickly and easily understood. Power plant systems are illustrated and described with emphasis on operating characteristics and on the effects on plant economics. * NEW major updates in the areas of pumps, valves, turbines, condensers, feed-water systems, and cooling towers. *Used nationwide as a guide for local operating license examinations, readers will find questions and problems at the end of each chapter. Contents: Steam and Its Importance * Boilers * Design and Construction of Boilers * Combination of Fuels * Boiler Settings, Combustion Equipment and Heating Surfaces * Boiler Accessories * Operation and Maintenance 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 * Water-to-Energy Plants

Steam Plant Operation 10th Edition

Author: Everett B. Woodruff
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1259641341
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The definitive reference on the role of steam in the production and operation of power plants for electric generation and industrial process applications For more than 80 years, Steam Plant Operation has been an unmatched source of information on steam power plants, including design, operation, and maintenance. The Tenth Edition emphasizes the importance of devising a comprehensive energy plan utilizing all economical sources of energy, including fossil fuels, nuclear power, and renewable energy sources. This trusted classic discusses the important role that steam plays in our power production and identifies the associated risks and potential problems of other energy sources. You will find concise explanations of key concepts, from fundamentals through design and operation. For energy students, Steam Plant Operation provides a solid introduction to steam power plant technology. This practical guide includes common power plant calculations such as plant heat rate, boiler efficiency, pump performance, combustion processes, and explains the systems necessary to control plant emissions. Numerous illustrations and clear presentation of the material will prove invaluable for those preparing for an operator’s license exam. Examples throughout show real-world application of the topics discussed. COVERAGE INCLUDES: • 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

Steam

Author: Babcock & Wilcox Company
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Process Steam Systems

Author: Carey Merritt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119085462
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Comprehensively describes the equipment used in process steam systems, good operational and maintenance practices, and techniques used to troubleshoot system problems Explains how an entire steam system should be properly designed, operated and maintained Includes chapters on commissioning and troubleshooting various process systems and problems Presents basic thermodynamics and heat transfer principles as they apply to good process steam system design Covers Steam System Efficiency Upgrades; useful for operations and maintenance personnel responsible for modifying their systems

Pounder s Marine Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines

Author: Doug Woodyard
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9780080943619
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Since its first appearance in 1950, Pounder's Marine Diesel Engines has served seagoing engineers, students of the Certificates of Competency examinations and the marine engineering industry throughout the world. Each new edition has noted the changes in engine design and the influence of new technology and economic needs on the marine diesel engine. Now in its ninth edition, Pounder's retains the directness of approach and attention to essential detail that characterized its predecessors. There are new chapters on monitoring control and HiMSEN engines as well as information on developments in electronic-controlled fuel injection. It is fully updated to cover new legislation including that on emissions and provides details on enhancing overall efficiency and cutting CO2 emissions. After experience as a seagoing engineer with the British India Steam Navigation Company, Doug Woodyard held editorial positions with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Institute of Marine Engineers. He subsequently edited The Motor Ship journal for eight years before becoming a freelance editor specializing in shipping, shipbuilding and marine engineering. He is currently technical editor of Marine Propulsion and Auxiliary Machinery, a contributing editor to Speed at Sea, Shipping World and Shipbuilder and a technical press consultant to Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine. * Helps engineers to understand the latest changes to marine diesel engineers * Careful organisation of the new edition enables readers to access the information they require * Brand new chapters focus on monitoring control systems and HiMSEN engines. * Over 270 high quality, clearly labelled illustrations and figures to aid understanding and help engineers quickly identify what they need to know.

POWER PLANT INSTRUMENTATION

Author: K. KRISHNASWAMY
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 8120348249
Format: PDF
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The second edition of this text presents an overview of power generation and discusses the different types of equipment used in a steam thermal power generation unit. The book describes various conventional and non-conventional energy sources. It elaborates on the instrumentation and control of water-steam and fuel-air flue gas circuits along with optimization of combustion. The text also deals with the power plant management system including the combustion process, boiler efficiency calculation, and maintenance and safety aspects. In addition, the book explains Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system as well as turbine monitoring and control. This book is designed for the undergraduate students of electronics and instrumentation engineering and electrical and electronics engineering. New To This Edition • A new chapter on Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation is added, which elaborates how electricity is generated in a Nuclear Power Plant. Key Features • Includes numerous figures to clarify the concepts. • Gives a number of worked-out problems to help students enhance their learning skills. • Provides chapter-end exercises to enable students to test their understanding of the subject.

PRACTICAL BOILER OPERATION ENGINEERING AND POWER PLANT FOURTH EDITION

Author: MALLICK, AMIYA RANJAN
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 8120351398
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The fourth edition of the book is richer in contents presenting updated information on the fundamental aspects of various processes related to thermal power plants. The major thrust in the book is given on the hands-on procedure to deal with the normal and emergency situations during plant operation. Beginning from the fundamentals, the book, explores the vast concepts of boilers, steam turbines and other auxiliary systems. Following a simple text format and easy-to-grasp language, the book explicates various real-life situation-related topics involving operation, commissioning, maintenance, electrical and instrumentation of a power plant. NEW TO THE FOURTH EDITION • The text now incorporates a new chapter on Environmental and Safety Aspects of Thermal Power Plants. • New sections on Softener, Water Treatment of Supercritical Boiler, Wet Mode and Dry Mode Operation of Supercritical Boiler, Electromatic Pressure Relief Valve, Pressure Reducing and Desuperheating (PRDS) System, Orsat Apparatus, and Safety Interlocks and Auto Control Logics in Boiler have been added in related chapters. • Several sections have been updated to provide the reader with the latest information. • A new appendix on Important Information on Power Generation has been incorporated into the text. Dealing with all the latest coverage, the book is written to address the requirements of the undergraduate students of power plant engineering. Besides this, the text would also cater to the needs of those candidates who are preparing for Boiler Operation Engineers (BOE) Examination and the undergraduate/postgraduate students who are pursuing courses in various power training institutes. The book will also be of immense use to the students of postgraduate diploma course in thermal power plant engineering. KEY FEATURES • Covers almost all the functional areas of thermal power plants in its systematically arranged topics. • Incorporates more than 500 self-test questions in chapter-end exercises to test the student’s grasp of the fundamental concepts and BOE Examination preparation. • Involves numerous well-labelled diagrams throughout the book leading to easy learning. • Provides several solved numerical problems that generally arise during the functioning of thermal power plants.

Oil and Gas Pipelines and Piping Systems

Author: Alireza Bahadori
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 0128038411
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Oil and Gas Pipelines and Piping Systems: Design, Construction, Management, and Inspection delivers all the critical aspects needed for oil and gas piping and pipeline condition monitoring and maintenance, along with tactics to minimize costly disruptions within operations. Broken up into two logical parts, the book begins with coverage on pipelines, including essential topics, such as material selection, designing for oil and gas central facilities, tank farms and depots, the construction and installment of transportation pipelines, pipe cleaning, and maintenance checklists. Moving over to piping, information covers piping material selection and designing and construction of plant piping systems, with attention paid to flexibility analysis on piping stress, a must-have component for both refineries with piping and pipeline systems. Heavily illustrated and practical for engineers and managers in oil and gas today, the book supplies the oil and gas industry with a must-have reference for safe and effective pipeline and piping operations. Presents valuable perspectives on pipelines and piping operations specific to the oil and gas industry Provides all the relevant American and European codes and standards, as well as English and Metric units for easier reference Includes numerous visualizations of equipment and operations, with illustrations from various worldwide case studies and locations