By Tadashi Tanuma
Advances in Steam generators for contemporary strength Plants presents an authoritative assessment of steam turbine layout optimization, research and dimension, the advance of steam turbine blades, and different serious elements, together with turbine retrofitting and steam generators for renewable energy plants.
As a really huge percentage of the world’s electrical energy is at present generated in platforms pushed through steam generators, (and will probably stay the case sooner or later) with steam generators working in fossil-fuel, cogeneration, mixed cycle, built-in gasification mixed cycle, geothermal, sun thermal, and nuclear crops internationally, this ebook offers a complete review of the examine and paintings that has been accomplished during the last decades.
- Presents an in-depth assessment on steam turbine layout optimization, research, and measurement
- Written via a variety of specialists within the area
- Provides an outline of turbine retrofitting and complex functions in strength generation
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For the steam valves, nickel-based casting alloy and forging alloy are applied to the valve casings, stems, etc. Regarding the VHP, HP, and IP turbines, nickel-based casting alloy is applied to the turbine inner casing and nozzle box for each first stage. Nickel-based forging alloy is also applied to turbine rotors, stationary, and rotating blades; however, these parts of the turbine exit side can use the ferritic alloy steels of USC units because the temperature in each turbine decreases stage by stage.
By application of this system, the GT exhaust gas temperature is reduced within HRSG, where exhaust gas energy is utilized to raise inlet temperature of the steam turbine. As a whole, this system brings thermal efficiency improvement. Fig. 26 shows a single-shaft type configuration, where the gas turbine, steam turbine, and generator are in line. 3 Cogeneration system The cogeneration system can produce both electric power and heat power at the same time, where heat power is generally used for supplying steam to facilities.
2 Cycle and features of the PWR The heat cycle of the PWR consists of two coolant systems. The primary coolant system utilizes pressurized water as the reactor core coolant. The heat of the pressurized water is transferred to the secondary coolant system in steam generators, and water in the secondary coolant system is converted to steam for driving turbines. The secondary coolant system is separated from the primary coolant system in the steam generators, and the components in the secondary coolant system, including the steam turbines, do not require the radiation protection measures in their operation and maintenance.
Advances in steam turbines for modern power plants by Tadashi Tanuma