Power Plant Life Management and Performance Improvement

Written By John E Oakey
Power Plant Life Management and Performance Improvement
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 September 2011
  • ISBN : 0857093800
  • Pages : 704 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Power Plant Life Management and Performance Improvement written by John E Oakey which was release on 28 September 2011, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Coal- and gas-based power plants currently supply the largest proportion of the world’s power generation capacity, and are required to operate to increasingly stringent environmental standards. Higher temperature combustion is therefore being adopted to improve plant efficiency and to maintain net power output given the energy penalty that integration of advanced emissions control systems cause. However, such operating regimes also serve to intensify degradation mechanisms within power plant systems, potentially affecting their reliability and lifespan. Power plant life management and performance improvement critically reviews the fundamental degradation mechanisms that affect conventional power plant systems and components, as well as examining the operation and maintenance approaches and advanced plant rejuvenation and retrofit options that the industry are applying to ensure overall plant performance improvement and life management. Part one initially reviews plant operation issues, including fuel flexibility, condition monitoring and performance assessment. Parts two, three and four focus on coal boiler plant, gas turbine plant, and steam boiler and turbine plant respectively, reviewing environmental degradation mechanisms affecting plant components and their mitigation via advances in materials selection and life management approaches, such as repair, refurbishment and upgrade. Finally, part five reviews issues relevant to the performance management and improvement of advanced heat exchangers and power plant welds. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Power plant life management and performance improvement is an essential reference for power plant operators, industrial engineers and metallurgists, and researchers interested in this important field. Provides an overview of the improvements to plant efficiency in coal- and gas-based power plants Critically reviews the fundamental degradation mechanisms that affect conventional power plant systems and components, noting mitigation routes alongside monitoring and assessment methods Addresses plant operation issues including fuel flexibility, condition monitoring and performance assessment

Power Plant Life Management and Performance Improvement

Power Plant Life Management and Performance Improvement
  • Author : John E Oakey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-09-28
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 0857093800
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Summary : Coal- and gas-based power plants currently supply the largest proportion of the world’s power generation capacity, and are required to operate to increasingly stringent environmental standards. Higher temperature combustion is therefore being adopted to improve plant efficiency and to maintain net power output given the energy penalty that integration ...

ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF POWER PLANT LIFE MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT 4 VOLUMES

ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF POWER PLANT LIFE MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT  4 VOLUMES
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0857093800
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Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Optimum Nuclear Power Plant Life Management PLiM

Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Optimum Nuclear Power Plant Life Management  PLiM
  • Author : Gennadij V Arkadov,Alexander F Getman,Andrei N Rodionov
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-09-27
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0857093800
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Summary : Probabilistic safety assessment methods are used to calculate nuclear power plant durability and resource lifetime. Successful calculation of the reliability and ageing of components is critical for forecasting safety and directing preventative maintenance, and Probabilistic safety assessment for optimum nuclear power plant life management provides a comprehensive review of the ...

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  • Author : International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0857093800
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Nuclear Power Plant Life Management Processes
  • Author : International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Publisher : IAEA
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 123
  • ISBN : 0857093800
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Summary : This publication provides an overview of the various plant life management (PLiM) methodologies, technologies and processes to ensure long term operation of heavy water reactors (HWRs). Implementation of a systematic and comprehensive PLiM programme, such as that outlined in the publication, goes a long way towards meeting the overall goal ...

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Annual Report
  • Author : International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 212
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The Agency s Draft Programme and Budget for
  • Author : International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 212
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Service Experience and Life Management

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  • Author : Warren H. Bamford
  • Publisher : Amer Society of Mechanical
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 345
  • ISBN : 0857093800
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Guidance for Optimizing Nuclear Power Plant Maintenance Programmes

Guidance for Optimizing Nuclear Power Plant Maintenance Programmes
  • Author : International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 141
  • ISBN : 0857093800
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Summary : The objective of the project on Optimization of Nuclear Power Plant Overall Performance within the IAEA's subprogramme of Nuclear Power Planning, Implementation and Performance is to systematically improve the overall performance and compeititiveness of nuclear power plants (NPPs) with due regard to safety through the application of technological and engineering ...

Government Reports Announcements Index

Government Reports Announcements   Index
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 212
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Meetings on Atomic Energy

Meetings on Atomic Energy
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 212
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Proceedings of the International Topical Meeting on Safety of Operating Reactors San Francisco California October 11 14 1998

Proceedings of the International Topical Meeting on Safety of Operating Reactors  San Francisco  California  October 11 14  1998
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Amer Nuclear Society
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 530
  • ISBN : 0857093800
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Aging Management and Component Analysis

Aging Management and Component Analysis
  • Author : Vikram N. Shah
  • Publisher : Amer Society of Mechanical
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 255
  • ISBN : 0857093800
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The Agency s Programme and Budget for

The Agency s Programme and Budget for
  • Author : International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0857093800
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IAEA Bulletin

IAEA Bulletin
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0857093800
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