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    DescriptionThe definitive steam plant operator's guide--fully updated For more than 75 years, this book has been a trusted source of information on steam plant system design, installation, operation, maintenance, and repair. In-depth details on coal-fired, natural gas-fired, and nuclear power plants are included. Steam Plant Operation, Ninth Edition, introduces the subjects of wind and solar power and discusses the benefits and challenges of these resources in producing necessary and reliable electric power. New techniques for reducing carbon dioxide emissions and other particulates from steam plant operations are also addressed. This practical guide provides common power plant calculations such as plant heat rates, efficiency, pump flow and power requirements, combustion processes, and plant emission collection efficiency. The numerous illustrations and clear presentation of the material will assist you in preparing for power plant operator licensing exams. Approved methods of operating power plant equipment are also presented in this authoritative volume. Steam Plant Operation, Ninth Edition, covers: Steam and its importance Boilers Design and construction of boilers Combustion of fuels Boiler settings, combustion systems, and auxiliary equipment Boiler accessories Operation and maintenance of boilers Pumps Steam turbines, condensers, and cooling towers Operating and maintaining steam turbines, condensers, cooling towers, and auxiliaries Auxiliary steam plant equipment Environmental control systems Waste-to-energy plants

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    Steam Plant Operation
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Thomas F. Lammers, By (author) Everett B. Woodruff, By (author) Herbert B. Lammers
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 736
    Width: 193 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 1,383 g
    ISBN 13: 9780071667968
    ISBN 10: 0071667962

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BISAC V2.8: TEC031000
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009060, TEC009070
    BIC subject category V2: TGBN1
    Libri: I-TE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16830
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 621.1
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: TEC010010
    LC classification: TJ405 .W6 2012
    Thema V1.0: TH, TGB, TGBN
    9, Revised
    Edition statement
    9th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    Imprint name
    MCGRAW-HILL Professional
    Publication date
    01 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Everett B. Woodruff was a Project Engineer at A. M. Kinney, Inc., a leading architectural, engineering, and design process firm. He was involved in the design of industrial and utility power plants and provided consultation in steam plant operation and maintenance; in plant performance test requirements; and in the development of overall power plant specifications. Herbert B. Lammers was a consultant for various industries which were dependent upon steam power plants for their reliable source of power. He provided expertise in the efficient combustion of various fuels and in the economic operation and maintenance of boilers and various power plant systems. Thomas F. Lammers was a Senior Project Manager with Babcock & Wilcox Co., one of the world's leading designers and suppliers of steam generating systems and related power plant equipment. During his 36 years with the company, Mr. Lammers had various management responsibilities in the areas of engineering, marketing, and project management.
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1. Steam and Its Importance Chapter 2. Boilers Chapter 3. Design and Construction of Boilers Chapter 4. Combustion of Fuels Chapter 5. Boiler Settings, Combustion Systems, and Auxiliary Equipment Chapter 6. Boiler Accessories Chapter 7. Operation and Maintenance of Boilers Chapter 8. Pumps Chapter 9. Steam Turbines, Condensers, and Cooling Towers Chapter 10. Operating and Maintaining Steam Turbines, Condensers, Cooling Towers, and Auxiliaries Chapter 11. Auxiliary Steam-Plant Equipment Chapter 12. Environmental Control Systems Chapter 13. Waste-to-Energy Plants Appendix A. Unit Conversions Appendix B. Geometric Formulas Appendix C. Steam Tables and Charts Appendix D. Answers to Problems Glossary Index