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eText: 
ISBN-10 0071772324ISBN-13 9780071772327
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-07-177227-8ISBN-13 978-0-07-177227-3
Author(s): Philip Kiameh
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 736
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

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