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1st Edition

Power Plant Engineering

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ISBN 9781498707121
March 31, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
960 Pages 28 Color & 372 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This textbook begins with conventional power generation technologies, including steam power plants and gas turbine cycles. It then introduces more advanced cycles, including combined heat and power (CHP) cycles, combined cycle power plants (CCPP), integrated gasification combined cycles (IGCC), and fuel cells. It also covers power generation technologies based on renewable energy resources, including hydro, geothermal, solar, wind, and ocean. Finally, the environmental effects of each technology/cycle are evaluated. For each case, the technology is examined at the system level.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Review of Thermodynamics. Review of Thermal Power Plant Thermodynamic Cycles. Steam Generation. Nuclear Steam Generators. Condensers and Condensate-feed-water Systems. Circulating Water Systems. Steam Turbines. Gas Turbines. Internal Combustion Engine for Power Generation. Renewable and Alterative Power Generation Systems.

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