Basics of Boiler and HRSG Design

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PennWell Books, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 170 pages
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An excellent primer for power plant professionals who have to wear many hats and need a practical explanation of the design and basic operation of conventional steam generating boilers and HRSGs without having to wade through technical material. Buecker uses anecdotes and humor to liven up what would otherwise be considered a dry subject. No other book explains the fundamentals of boilers and HRSGs without going into technical depths. Contents: ? Fossil-fired boilers?conventional design ? The "newer" technologies?fluidized-bed combustion, combined-cycle power generation, alternative fuel power production, and coal gasification ? Fossil fuel and ash properties?their effects on steam generator materials ? Steam system materials ? Air pollution control ? Bibliography ? Index
 

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Contents

FossilFired BoilersConventional Designs
The Newer TechnologiesFluidizedBed Combustion CombinedCycle Power Generation Alternative Fuel Power Production and Coal Gasification
33
Fossil Fuel and Ash PropertiesTheir Effects on Steam Generator Materials
59
Steam System Materials
91
Air Pollution Control
113
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