A Practical Guide to Steam Turbine Technology

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9780070059245: A Practical Guide to Steam Turbine Technology

Let one of industry's leading authorities on machinery reliability show you how to select, operate, and maintain optimal-cost, high-quality mechanical drive steam turbines that work at maximum efficiency with minimum downtime. This indispensable "quick-reference" guide offers you authoritative information on the operating characteristics...efficiencies...design features...reliability...and maintenance of condensing, extraction, and back-pressure machines - impulse as well as reaction type."A Practical Guide to Steam Turbine Technology" features: the latest design and manufacturing details incorporated in mechanical drive steam turbines manufactured in the United States and Europe; complete guidance on the various types of turbines available for the heavy process industries; details on variable speed drives and intermediate gearing; details on the arrangements, material composition, and basic physical laws governing the design of steam turbines; tips on selecting optimum configurations, controls, and components for your specific needs. Essential for mechanical and chemical engineers as well as plant operations personnel, this comprehensive, practical sourcebook will give you the expertise required to capitalize on the newest steam turbine and intermediate transmission unit innovations - and improve your plant's efficiency, availability, and profitability.

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Selecting and operating low-cost, high-quality machinery that works at maximum efficiency with minimum downtime is critical to manufacturing a plant's profitability and survival! At last, there's a complete, field-proven reference on the characteristics and features of available machines, their configurations, component options, materials and design considerations. Plant, mechanical, chemical, design, and maintenance engineers, as well as operations personnel will benefit from the hard-to-come-by design and manufacturing data from steam turbine and compressors and components from a world respected authority; and preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem-solving techniques.

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