Handbook for Cogeneration and Combined Cycle Power Plants
This comprehensive Handbook has been fully updated and expanded for the second edition. It covers all major aspects of power plant design, operation, and maintenance. It covers cycle optimization and reliability, technical details on sizing, plant layout, fuel selection, types of drives, and performance characteristics of all major components in a cogeneration or combined cycle power plant. The author discusses design, fabrication, installation, operation, and maintenance. Many illustrations, curves, and tables are used throughout the text. Special features include: comparison of various energy systems; latest cycles and power augmentation techniques; reviews and benefits of the latest codes; detailed analysis of available equipment; descriptions of all major equipment in CCPP; techniques for improving plant reliability and maintainability; testing and plant evaluation techniques; and, advantages and disadvantages of fuels.