Modern Power Station Practice : Turbines, Generators and Associated Plant

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9780080422435: Modern Power Station Practice : Turbines, Generators and Associated Plant

The introduction of new 500 MW and 660 MW turbine generator plant in nuclear,
coal- and oil-fired power stations has been partly responsible for the increase
in generating capacity of the CEGB over the last 30 years. This volume provides
a detailed account of experience gained in the development, design, manufacture,
operation and testing of large turbine-generators in the last 20 years. With the advance in analytical and computational techniques, the application of this experience to future design and operation of large turbine-generator plant will be of great value to engineers in the industry.

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14 Sept 1990 A substantial degree of technological change has occurred in electricity generation since the last edition of Modern Power Station Practice in 1971. My organisation has been involved in that change, adopting many of the sound engineering practices of the CEGB which are so clearly and concisely captured in this robust and authorative third edition. I am particularly pleased to see the publication's comprehensiveness further enhanced by the addition of a practical guide to power station commissioning. This third edition truly reflects its solid pedigree in carrying forth a tradition of learning and practice for the engineering gernerations of today and tomorrow. I welcome and actively support this excellent publication. -- B. Flanagan Electricity Commission of New South Wales

14 Sept 1990 I feel strongly that this new edition of Modern Power Station Practice (MPSP) represents a significant improvement over the previous edition in terms of clarity of presentation of complex topics in a readable style, well illustrated application techniques, recent experiences and up to date technological information. Such a compendium of detailed work in the field of Power Station Practice and Technology is evidently the outcome of the cooperative efforts of authors and editors. I believe that their contributors will enhance the capabilities of practising engineers and technicians. This edition will certainly provide the users with a very useful guide on this subject, which is presented in a very exhaustive yet interesting and perspicuous manner. I have no doubt in my mind that the users of this edition of Modern Power Station Practice, e.g. Power Utilities, Consulting Engineers, Power Plant Practitioners and Librarians all over the world, will derive tremendous benefit and pleasure from the MPSP volumes and would find it a useful and very informative reference handbook. -- Government of Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity

14 Sept 1990 I hope that... be used widely to help promote the healthy development of the electric power industry in this world -- The Tokyo Electric Power Co Inc.

14 Sept 1990 Taipower has the privilege to take this opportunity to recommend to you the outstanding publication Modern Power Station Practice... Which comprehensively features the electric business in every aspect. -- Taiwan Power Company, S. M. Chang

14 Sept 1990 The 12 Modern Power Station Practice... an indispensable help for the experts in the filed of energy production. -- Hungarian Electricity Board Gyula Lengyel

14 Sept 1990 Which... will soon become the authority of the Electricity Generation Industry -- Jamaica Public Service Co Ltd Derrick Dyer, Chief Executive

14 September 1990 Such an up-to-date and modernised compendium of theoretical knowledge and practical experience will make a very useful addition to the library of power station reference material and its appearance is timely. -- I. C. McRae Chief Executive Eskom S. Africa

Sept 14 1990 The electric industry has gone through some tremendous changes in the past two decades and faces major challenges in the remaining decade of this century. The announcement that practice is to be published therefore, most timely, and BEI is to be congratulated on its efforts and its contribution towards helping to meet these challenges. -- American Electric Power Service Corporation W. S. White Jr.

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Hambling, P.; International, British Electricity
Published by Pergamon, U.S.A. (1992)
ISBN 10: 0080422438 ISBN 13: 9780080422435
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