Thermal Power Plant

Thermal Power Plant : Design and Operation

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Thermal Power Plant: Design and Operation deals with various aspects of a thermal power plant, providing a new dimension to the subject, with focus on operating practices and troubleshooting, as well as technology and design. Its author has a 40-long association with thermal power plants in design as well as field engineering, sharing his experience with professional engineers under various training capacities, such as training programs for graduate engineers and operating personnel.

Thermal Power Plant presents practical content on coal-, gas-, oil-, peat- and biomass-fueled thermal power plants, with chapters in steam power plant systems, start up and shut down, and interlock and protection. Its practical approach is ideal for engineering professionals.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 612 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 47mm | 505g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0128015756
  • 9780128015759
  • 1,006,094

Table of contents

Steam power plant cycles
Steam generator
Fuels and combustion
Pulverized coal fired boiler
Fluidized bed combustion boiler
Steam turbine
Gas turbine and heat recovery steam generator
Diesel power plant
Steam power plant systems
Automatic control
Interlock & protection
Start-up & shut-down
Abnormal operating conditions
Air pollution control
Codes and standards for power plant design and operation
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About Dipak Sarkar

Dipak Sarkar has over 40 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering & Power Plant Operation with rich experience in Diesel Generator Plant, Combined Cycle Power Plant and Coal-fired Sub-critical and Supercritical Thermal Power Plants. During this time, he has shared his experience with professional engineers under various training schemes, like training programs for graduate engineers and operating personnel. He was recently the Executive Director of Administrative & Technology Control of Various Power Projects, and is now a Guest Faculty in the Department of Power Engineering at Jadavpur University.
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