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Standard Handbook of Powerplant Engineering

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ISBN-10: 0070194351

ISBN-13: 9780070194359

Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas C. Elliott, Kao Chen, Robert Swanekamp

List price: $145.00
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Featuring thirty-five percent new and revised material, this is the second edition of the only handbook reference covering all aspects of powerplant engineering.
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Book details

List price: $145.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/22/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1248
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.432
Language: English

Energy Resources for Power Generation
Overview of U. S. Energy Resources
Oil and Natural Gas
Nuclear Energy
Hydroelectric Energy
Solar Energy
Geothermal Energy
Wind Energy
Biomass Energy
Waste Fuels
Steam Powerplants
Steam Fundamentals
Basic Powerplant Design
Steam Generators
Boiler Auxiliaries
Cooling Towers and Air-Cooled Condensers
Water Treatment
Prime Movers
Steam-Turbine Fundamentals
Steam-Turbine Design
Gas-Turbine Fundamentals
Gas-Turbine Design
Hydraulic Turbines
Oil- and Gas-Fired Reciprocating Engines
Plant Electric Systems
AC Generators and Generator Protection
Transformers and Transformer Protection
Electrical Interconnections
In-Plant Electrical Distribution
AC Motors and Their Applications
Busway Applications
Cable Applications
Instrumentation and Control
Powerplant Instruments
Combustion Control and Burner Management
Turbine and Engine Governors
Key Systems and Components
Human Engineering: Human-Machine Interface
Nuclear Plant Systems
Fission Theory
Nuclear Steam Supply Systems
Nuclear Plant Operation, Maintenance, and Control
Reactor Safety
Hydroelectric Power Stations
General Features of a Hydroelectric Project
Dams, Spillways, Water Conductors, and Powerhouses
Auxiliary Mechanical Equipment
Hydroelectric Generators, Transformers, and Controls
Alternative Energy Plants--Emerging Technologies
Solar Power Systems in Space
Geothermal Power Systems
Wind Energy Technology
Wood Biomass Powerplants
Waste-Fired Plant Design
Fuel Cell Plants
Environmental Controls
Environmental Legisation and Regulation
Air Emission Controls
Water Emission Controls
Solid Waste Management
Powerplant Noise and Its Control
Appendices: Conversion Factors
Standard Nominal System Voltages and Voltage Ranges