Power Station Pumps and Fans 1992

Power Station Pumps and Fans 1992 : International Conference

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It is vitally important that the equipment used in power stations is reliable and easy to maintain. Monitoring the performance of pumps and fans and developing better designs for them are of great concern to engineers in the industry. The international conference "Power Station Pumps and Fans" organized by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and held in London in May 1992, brought together engineers to discuss the many aspects of pump and fan design and operation. Topics covered include developments in pump seals, recent fan development, condition monitoring of pumps and fan drive motors and unstable flow in fans. The papers presented at the conference are collected in this volume.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 200 x 250 x 12.7mm | 449g
  • Professional Engineering Publishing
  • Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Ill.
  • 085298796X
  • 9780852987964

Table of contents

An assessment of nuclear main coolant pump permanent instrumentation; condition monitoring of pump and fan drive motors using phase current analysis; vibration analysis of a cooling tower fan; dynamic considerations of flexible foundations for rotating pumps; unstable flows in centrifugal fans; the prediction and detection of unstable flows in power station fans; sealing of boiler feed pumps; new developments in mechanical seals for power station pumps; experimental investigations on the influence of leakage flow in centrifugal pumps with diagonal clearance gap; operations and maintenance remote from support facilities; development and operating experience of a 5000 KW test boilerfeed pump on active magnetic bearings; extending life for esisting boiler draught fans; developments in power industry fan specifications; variable speed drive on large centrifugal fans; 75 years of experience in concrete volume pumps; boiler feed pump design features giving high reliability under cyclic operating conditions; pumps in the power industry - an overview by a pump user.
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