Advances in Steam Turbines for Modern Power Plants

Published on Jan 1, 2017
Tadashi Tanuma1
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Advances in Steam Turbines for Modern Power Plants provides an authoritative review of steam turbine design optimization, analysis and measurement, the development of steam turbine blades, and other critical components, including turbine retrofitting and steam turbines for renewable power plants. As a very large proportion of the world's electricity is currently generated in systems driven by steam turbines, (and will most likely remain the case in the future) with steam turbines operating in fossil-fuel, cogeneration, combined cycle, integrated gasification combined cycle, geothermal, solar thermal, and nuclear plants across the world, this book provides a comprehensive assessment of the research and work that has been completed over the past decades.Presents an in-depth review on steam turbine design optimization, analysis, and measurementWritten by a range of experts in the areaProvides an overview of turbine retrofitting and advanced applications in power generation
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