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Standard Handbook of Powerplant Engineering 2nd Edition (0070194351 / 9780070194359)

SKU: 0070194351 / 9780070194359
Weight: 7 lbs
With over 600 drawings, diagrams, and photographs, this book titled Standard Handbook of Powerplant Engineering 2nd Edition (0070194351 / 9780070194359)offers engineers and technicians the information to understand and operate a power plant. Authors: Thomas C. Elliott, Kao Chen, Robert Swanekamp, Hardcover- 1248 pages, Standard Handbook of Powerplant Engineering. (0070194351 / 9780070194359) More details...
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This book titled Standard Handbook of Powerplant Engineering 2nd Edition (0070194351 / 9780070194359) is a classic for the aspiring power plant engineers or operator or technician, and is an first rate reference book for power plant senior engineers and managers.  This book provides resource with a full range of information from basic operations to leading-edge technologies. Materials covered vary from energy resources for power generation, nuclear plant systems, hydroelectric power stations, alternative and co-generation energy plants, and environmental controls. Excellent!

Do you like illustrations! Standard Handbook of Powerplant Engineering 2nd Edition (0070194351 / 9780070194359) has over 600 drawings, diagrams, and photographs, it offers engineers and technicians the information needed to keep power plants operating smoothly into the 21st century.
 
This book titled 'Standard Handbook of Powerplant Engineering' has information on steam generation, turbines and diesels, fuels and fuel handling, pollution control, plant electrical systems, and instrumentation and control. Here is a outline of the topics.
 
The following topics are covered in this book titled Standard Handbook of Powerplant Engineering 2nd Edition (0070194351 / 9780070194359) -
  • Section I: Energy Resources for Power Generation. 
    • Overview of USA
    • Energy Resources
    • Coal.
    • Oil and Natural Gas.
    • Nuclear Energy.
    • Hydroelectric Energy.
    • Solar Energy.
    • Geothermal Energy.
    • Wind Energy.
    • Biomass Energy.
    • Waste Fuels.
  • Section II: Steam Power plants.
    • Steam Fundamentals.
    • Basic Power plant Design.
    • Steam Generators.
    • Boiler Auxiliaries.
    • Cooling Towers and Air-Cooled Condensers.
    • Water Treatment
  • Section III: Prime Movers.
    • Steam-Turbine Fundamentals.
    • Steam-Turbine Design.
    • Gas-Turbine Fundamentals.
    • Gas-Turbine Design.
    • Hydraulic Turbines.
    • Oil- and Gas-Fired Reciprocating Engines
  • Section IV: Plant Electric Systems.
    • AC Generators and Generator Protection.
    • Transformers and Transformer Protection.
    • Electrical Interconnections.
    • In-Plant Electrical Distribution.
    • AC Motors and Their Applications.
    • Bus-way Applications.
    • Cable Applications
  • Section V: Instrumentation and Control.
    • Power plant Instruments.
    • Combustion Control and Burner Management.
    • Turbine and Engine Governors.
    • Key Systems and Components.
    • Human Engineering: Human-Machine Interface
  • Section VI: Nuclear Plant Systems.
    • Introduction.
    • Fission Theory.
    • Nuclear Steam Supply Systems.
    • Nuclear Plant Operation, Maintenance, and Control.
    • Reactor Safety.
    • Regulation
  • Section VII: Hydroelectric Power Stations.
    • General Features of a Hydroelectric Project.
    • Dams, Spillways, Water Conductors, and Powerhouses.
    • Auxiliary Mechanical Equipment.
    • Hydroelectric Generators, Transformers, and Controls.
  • Section VIII: Alternative Energy Plants--Emerging Technologies.
    • Solar Power Systems in Space.
    • Geothermal Power Systems.
    • Wind Energy Technology.
    • Wood/Biomass Power plants.
    • Waste-Fired Plant Design.
    • Fuel Cell Plants.
  • Section IX: Environmental Controls.
    • Environmental Legislation and Regulation.
    • Air Emission Controls.
    • Water Emission Controls.
    • Solid Waste Management.
    • Power plant Noise and Its Control.
  • Section X: Appendices:
    • Conversion Factors.
    • Standard Nominal System Voltages and Voltage Ranges

You cannot go wrong with Standard Handbook of Powerplant Engineering 2nd Edition (0070194351 / 9780070194359) for it covers all types of power plants listed above!  It is like the `Bible' for power plant personnel. 




 




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