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Power Generation Handbook Selection, Applications, Operation, Maintenance

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ISBN-10: 0071396047

ISBN-13: 9780071396042

Edition: 2003

Authors: Philip Kiameh

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* Covers the latest in instrumentation and control systems for power generation equipment * Examines Gas Turbines, Stream Poswer Plants, Co-Generation and Combined Cycle Plants (includes valuable calculations) * Provides operation and maintenance tips and troubleshooting methods
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List price: $125.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 8/28/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Philip Kiameh, M.A.Sc., B.Eng., D.Eng., P.Eng., has been a teacher at the University of Toronto, Canada, for 18 years. He also teaches courses and seminars worldwide to more than 4,000 engineers across Europe, North America, and the Middle East. Professor Kiameh has written four books for working engineers and has won excellence in teaching awards from the Professional Development Center at the University of Toronto and TUV Akademie. He performed research on power generation equipment with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and has more than 26 years of practical engineering experience with Ontario Power Generation, formerly, Ontario Hydro, the largest electric utility in North America.

Review of Thermodynamic Principles
Steam Power Plants
Steam Turbines and Auxiliaries
Turbine Governing Systems
Steam Chests and Valves
Turbine Protective Devices
Turbine Instrumentation
Lubrication Systems
Gland Sealing System
An Overview of Gas Turbines
Gas Turbine Compressors
Gas Turbine Combustors
Axial-Flow Turbines
Gas Turbine Materials
Gas Turbine Lubrication and Fuel Systems
Gas Turbine Bearings and Seals
Gas Turbine Instrumentation and Control Systems
Gas Turbine Performance Characteristics
Gas Turbine Operating and Maintenance Considerations
Gas Turbine Emission Guidelines and Control Methods
Combined Cycles
Selection Considerations of Combined Cycles and Cogeneration Plants
Applications of Cogeneration and Combined-Cycle Plants
Cogeneration Application Considerations
Economic and Technical Considerations for Combined-Cycle Performance -- Enhancement Options
Fundamentals of Electrical Systems
Introduction to Machinery Principles
Transformer Components and Maintenance
Ac Machine Fundamentals
Synchronous Generators
Generator Components, Auxiliaries, and Excitation
Generator Testing, Inspection, and Maintenance Frequently
Asked Questions