"Power Generation Retrofitting - Optimizing Power Plant Performance" reviews the experience of previous retrofitting projects and assesses the options currently available from power plant and equipment manufacturers. The book also considers the likely future demand for retrofit services from the UK and overseas markets. "Power Generation Retrofitting - Optimizing Power Plant Performance" will be of value to those involved in the management, operation, or maintenance of existing plant and to those involved in the design, development, and servicing of steam plant and auxiliary systems. Contents include: how high-tech fossil-fuel handling can minimize profit loss when retrofitting steam power generation plant; exchanging rotary heaters; the role of the plate heat exchanger in achieving improved performance on steam power generation plant; low-mass-flux, vertical tube furnace retrofit at Yaomeng in the People's Republic of China; optimized plant retrofits; new life for older plants - recent utility boilers refurbishment experience.
Foreword ix Chapter 1 How High-tech Fossil-fuel Handling can Minimize Profit Loss when Retrofitting Steam Power Generation Plant H Wright and A Jackson 1 Chapter 2 Exchanging Rotary Heaters R Mulholland 15 Chapter 3 The Role of the Plate Heat Exchanger in Achieving Improved Performance on Steam Power Generation Plant N Pearce and L Jereaus 31 Chapter 4 Low-mass-flux, Vertical Tube Furnace Retrofit at Yaomeng in the People's Republic of China M Smith, D-M Finch, and C-H Chen 45 Chapter 5 Steam Turbine Retrofits on Non-OEM Plant J McCoach 67 Chapter 6 Improvements in Efficiency, Accuracy, and Stability using a Novel Fluid-film Bearing K Martin 85 Chapter 7 200 MW LMZ Turbines - Modernization and Retrofit B Luniewicz, R Karpiuk, and B Stasik 93 Chapter 8 Retrofitting Steam Power Generation Plant for Improved Performance D I Clement 113 Chapter 9 Optimized Plant Retrofits D Stephen 127 Chapter 10 New Life for Older Plants - Recent Utility Boiler Refurbishment Experience J L King 139 Index 147