Gas-Turbine Power Generation

Gas-Turbine Power Generation

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Gas-Turbine Power Generation is a concise, up-to-date, and readable guide providing an introduction to gas turbine power generation technology. It includes detailed descriptions of gas fired generation systems, demystifies the functions of gas fired technology, and explores the economic and environmental risk factors

Engineers, managers, policymakers and those involved in planning and delivering energy resources will find this reference a valuable guide that will help them establish a reliable power supply as they also account for both social and economic objectives.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10.16mm | 130g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 012804005X
  • 9780128040058
  • 2,132,846

Table of contents

1 An Introduction to Gas-Fired Power Generation

2 The Natural Gas Resource

3 Gas-Fired Power Generation Technology

4 Gas Turbines

5 Advanced Gas Turbine Design

6 Advanced Gas Turbine Cycles

7 Combined Cycle Power Plants

8 Microturbines

9 Gas-Fired Power Plants and the Environment

10 The Cost of Electricity Generation from Natural Gas-Fired Power Plants
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About Paul Breeze

Paul Breeze is a journalist and freelance Science and Technology writer and consultant in the UK who has specialized in power generation technology for the past 30 years. In addition to writing Power Generation Technologies, Second Edition, he has contributed to journals and newspapers such as The Financial Times and The Economist and has written a range of technical management reports covering all aspects of power generation, transmission, and distribution.
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