Design, Applications, And ReratingBook - 2009
The latest design and manufacturing details in mechanical drive steam turbines
Steam Turbines shows how to select, improve, operate, and maintain high-quality mechanical drive steam turbines-with maximum efficiency and minimum downtime. This new Second Edition offers authoritative information on the operating characteristics, design features, reliability, and maintenance of all steam turbines. A complete sourcebook, Steam Turbines delivers the expertise required to capitalize on the latest steam turbine and intermediate transmission unit innovations--and improve a plant's efficiency, availability, and profitability.
Steam Turbines, Second Edition covers:Variable speed drives and intermediate gearing used for major process machinery and cogeneration drives-- with completely updated content Arrangement, material composition, and basic physical laws governing design of steam turbines How to select optimum configurations, controls, and components Options and ways to upgrade existing steam turbines