Power Plant Equipment Operation and Maintenance Guide by Philip Kiameh

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THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO SELECTING, OPERATING, AND MAINTAINING POWER PLANT EQUIPMENT

Power Plant Equipment Operation and Maintenance Guide provides detailed coverage of different types of power plants such as modern co-generation, combined-cycle, and integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plants. The book describes the design, selection, operation, maintenance, and economics of all these power plants. The best available power enhancement options are discussed, including duct burners, evaporative cooling, inlet-air chilling, absorption chilling, steam and water injection, and peak firing.

This in-depth resource addresses the sizing, selection, calculations, operation, diagnostic testing, troubleshooting, maintenance, and refurbishment of all power plant equipment, including steam turbines, steam generators, boilers, condensers, heat exchangers, gas turbines, compressors, pumps, advanced sealing mechanisms, magnetic bearings, and advanced generators.

Coverage includes: Methods for enhancing the reliability and maintainability of all power plants Economic analysis of modern co-generation and combined-cycle plants Selection of the best emission-reduction method for power plants Preventive and predictive maintenance required for power plants Gas turbine applications in power plants, protective systems, and tests

 

About Philip Kiameh

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Philip Kiameh, M.A.Sc., B.Eng., P.Eng., D.Eng., is a teacher at the University of Toronto. During the past twelve years, he taught certified courses in power generation, electrical and mechanical equipment, power plant engineering, and industrial instrumentation and modern control systems. In May 1996, he was awarded the first "Excellence in Teaching" award by the University of Toronto. Mr. Kiameh wrote the following books: "Power Generation Handbook" and "Industrial Instrumentation and Modern Control Systems". He received his engineering degree from Dal-Tech (formerly, Technical University of Nova Scotia) "with distinction" and completed his graduate studies at the University of Ottawa. He performed research about power generation equipment with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) at their Chalk River and Whiteshell Laboratories. He also worked in the power plants on Ontario Power Generation (formerly, Ontario Hydro) for over nineteen years where he was responsible for the operation and maintenance of different power plant systems.
 
Published December 16, 2011 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 768 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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