Power Generation Handbook 2/E

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Date

October 7, 2011

Format

Electronic book text, 736 pages

ISBN

0071772324 / 9780071772327

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Overview


Main description

The “bible” of power generation, now fully revised and updated

Power Generation Handbook, Second Edition addresses the basics of power generation via gas turbines, steam power plants, co-generation, combined cycles, wind, and solar. This is the first of two books. Guidelines are provided for designing, operating, and maintaining highly efficient power generating plants that have the lowest emission levels.

New chapters include:

  • Steam turbine components
  • Power station performance monitoring
  • Gas turbine fundamentals
  • Gas turbine design
  • Gas turbine calculations
  • University of Toronto steam, co-generation, and district heating plant
  • Wind power generation
  • Economics of wind power
  • Solar power
  • Solar photovoltaic technologies
  • Economics of solar power
  • Multiple choice questions


Author comments

Philip Kiameh, M.A.Sc., B.Eng., D.Eng., P.Eng., has been a teacher at the University of Toronto, Canada, for 18 years. He also teaches courses and seminars worldwide to more than 4,000 engineers across Europe, North America, and the Middle East. Professor Kiameh has written four books for working engineers and has won excellence in teaching awards from the Professional Development Center at the University of Toronto and TUV Akademie. He performed research on power generation equipment with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and has more than 26 years of practical engineering experience with Ontario Power Generation, formerly, Ontario Hydro, the largest electric utility in North America.





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