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Design, Application, and Re-Rating
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
414 pages; ISBN 9780071641005
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