Closed Feedwater Heaters for Power Generation: A Working Guide

Stanley Yokell, Michael C. Catapano, Eric Svensson

Anno: 2014
Rilegatura: Hardback
Pagine: 432 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 234 x 158 mm
Peso: 748 gr.
  • EAN: 9780071812894
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Best practices for using closed feedwater heaters in power generation plantsBased on the authors' decades of industry experience, this book explains how to improve cycle efficiency and reduce the cost of fuel used to produce electricity using closed feedwater heaters. This practical guide describes the steam cycle and contains detailed information on how manufacturers build feedwater heaters. Closed Feedwater Heaters for Power Generation illustrates how to control the liquid level of the condensed extraction steam and offers recommendations for what to include in procurement specifications. Expert advice for evaluating manufacturers' technical proposals for new and replacement feedwater heaters is provided. This comprehensive resource also discusses inspection, maintenance, and repair of closed feedwater heaters as well as failures and their causes. Complete coverage includes: The steam cycleChannel design and constructionTubingTubesheetsTube-to-tubesheet jointsBundle constructionShell constructionAssembly of bundles and shellsExamining and testing feedwater heatersQuality assurance and quality controlLevel controlPreparing procurement specificationsEvaluating bidder's proposalsDrawing reviewsInspection, maintenance, and repairFeedwater heater autopsies