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Combined Cycle Power Plant CCPP

Combined Cycle Power Plant CCPP

The objective of this article is to provide power plant personals with a basic understanding of the major components of the combined cycle power plant and the role of each component to achieve optimum plant efficiency. There are many different types of power plants including thermal and hydraulic power plants. …

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Types of Steam Turbines

Single and Multi stage steam turbines

First steam turbine and History of steam turbines Historically, the first steam turbine of which we have proof was built by Heron of Alexandria around 175 BC, which consisted of a metal sphere with two nozzles at their poles and oriented in the same direction where the steam escaped. The sphere …

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Water tube Boiler Commissioning Procedure and Checklists

Water tube Boiler Commissioning

The operation of checking the equipment and tuning them before putting into commercial operation is commonly termed as ‘commissioning’. The boiler commissioning activity includes the following: Boiler Inspection, pre-operation checking and preparation of the equipment including specialized cleaning. Trial run, initial operation and performance monitoring. Many of the equipment including …

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Deaerator Working Principle

Deaerator Working Principle

What is Deaeration? The process through which the dissolved corrosive gases are removed from the Boiler Feed water is called deaeration. The equipment, which is used in this method, is called Deaerator. Today we will discuss Boiler Deaerator Working Principle. The necessity of deaeration: Deaeration is needed to control the …

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Nuclear Power Plant Working Principle

Working of Nuclear power plant

Introduction of Nuclear Power Plant In a nuclear power plant, nuclear fuel is used such as Uranium U235. The difference between a thermal power plant and nuclear power plant is fuel. Both use their fuel to convert water into steam in Boilers (Steam Generator). This steam is used to run …

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