Title Thermal power plants : modeling, control, and efficiency improvement / Xingrang Liu, Ramesh Bansal.
Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2016]


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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 303 pages)
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Subject Electric power-plants -- Computer simulation.
Heat engineering.
Electric power-plants -- Fuel.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Authors; Part I: Thermal Power Plant Control Process Performance and Energy Audits; 1. Introduction to Improving Thermal Power Plant Efficiency; 1.1 Power Plant Introduction; 1.2 Specific Problems of Fossil Fuel Boiler Combustion; 1.3 Significance of the Research to Electrical Power Industry; 1.4 Fouling and Slagging Distribution-Identification Model; 1.5 Fireball Control and Optimization Model; 1.6 Slagging Distribution Identification and Combustion Optimization
1.7 An Innovative a Method to Optimize Fossil Fuel Power Plant Combustion and Limiting or Even Removing the Tendency of Slagging1.8 Creating a Novel Method to Identify the Distribution of Slagging inside of a Coal-Fired Boiler; 1.9 Conclusions; 2. Overview of Energy Conservation of Auxiliary Power in Power Plant Processes; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Energy Conservation; 2.2.1 Energy Audit; Preliminary Energy Audit; Detailed Energy Audit; Energy Audit Report; 2.3 Auxiliary Power; 2.3.1 Total AP; 2.3.2 Unit AP; 2.4 Conclusions
3. Energy Conservation of In-House Auxiliary Power Equipment in Power Plant Processes3.1 In-House HT Equipment; 3.1.1 Boiler Feed Pumps; Energy Conservation Measures; 3.1.2 Condensate Extraction Pumps; Energy Conservation Measures; 3.1.3 ID Fans; Energy Conservation Measures; 3.1.4 FD Fans; Energy Conservation Measures; 3.1.5 PA Fans; Energy Conservation Measures; 3.1.6 Coal Mills; Energy Conservation Measures; 3.2 In-House LT AP; 3.3 Conclusions; 4. Energy Conservation of Common Auxiliary Power Equipment in Power Plant Processes
4.1 Introduction4.2 Coal-Handling Plant; 4.2.1 Energy Conservation Measures; 4.3 Ash-Handling Plant; 4.3.1 Bottom Ash; 4.3.2 Fly Ash; 4.3.3 Slurry Pumps; 4.3.4 Energy Conservation; 4.4 Circulating Water Plant; 4.4.1 Circulating Water Pumps; Energy Conservation Measures; 4.4.2 Cooling Tower; Range; Approach; Effectiveness; Specific Energy Consumption; Fan Efficiency; Performance Results of Replacement of GRP Fan Blades by FRP Fan Blades and Optimum Motor; 4.5 Water Treatment Plant; 4.6 Conclusions
Part II: Thermal Power Plant Control Process Modeling5. Physical Laws Applied to a Fossil Fuel Power Plant Process; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Heat Conduction, Convection, and Radiation; 5.3 Heat Balance; 5.4 Mass Balance; 5.5 Turbulent Combustion Gas Flow and Steam Flow; 5.6 Conclusion; 6. Modeling and Simulation for Subsystems of a Fossil Fuel Power Plant; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Development of a Boiler System Model; 6.2.1 Furnace Modeling; 6.2.2 Riser Modeling; 6.2.3 Reheater Modeling; 6.2.4 Superheater and Attemperator Modeling; 6.2.5 Drum Modeling
Other Author Bansal, Ramesh C., author.
Other Title Print version: Liu, Xingrang. Thermal power plants. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2016] 9781498708227