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Proc. ASME. POWER2011, ASME 2011 Power Conference, Volume 2, 235-240, July 12–14, 2011
Paper No: POWER2011-55410
... 09 03 2012 The mathematical model and the methodology of the reliability prediction of generating units are presented. Based on statistical analysis of operation reliability past data for generating units, statistical values of the repair factor and the mathematical model’s parameters...
Topics: Reliability
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Proc. ASME. POWER2010, ASME 2010 Power Conference, 403-409, July 13–15, 2010
Paper No: POWER2010-27366
... reliability. Principle used to determine Critical Uncertainties and Probabilities (CUP) on the system were engineering Computation Tools, Algorithms, Methodologies, and Engineering Interpretation (CAME). The principles of CUP and CAME are being further developed my Mr. Ciras and Prof. Mustapha S. Fofana...
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Proc. ASME. POWER2010, ASME 2010 Power Conference, 419-423, July 13–15, 2010
Paper No: POWER2010-27128
... and on/off state cycling will cause irreversible damage to conventional coal power plants. That damage must be managed to optimize unit reliability, fuel, variable O&M, emissions and maintenance capital investment costs. Wind Resources will play an important role in Xcel Energy’s future resource...
Topics: Reliability, Wind
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Proc. ASME. POWER2009, ASME 2009 Power Conference, 407-410, July 21–23, 2009
Paper No: POWER2009-81182
... that is available as standard industry-wide. An overview shall also be provided on the methodology and application of reliability concepts as developed and customised to the requirements of its product development within ALSTOM power business. Power plant Failure rate Reliability Availability 1...
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Proc. ASME. POWER2004, ASME 2004 Power Conference, 175-179, March 30–April 1, 2004
Paper No: POWER2004-52052
... 25 11 2008 This paper describes a program instituted by Reliant Energy in 2002 to enhance the reliability of certain equipment that have been designated as being critical to the successful start-up of their plants under construction. The goal of the program is to reduce the risk...
Topics: Reliability
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Proc. ASME. POWER2004, ASME 2004 Power Conference, 341-345, March 30–April 1, 2004
Paper No: POWER2004-52144
... an increase in the unit’s heat-rate during the subsequent stationary operating conditions because of damages caused by or tied with the transients. Apart from additional fuel costs, the transients have a significant impact on the turbine’s reliability. Equipment failures and forced outages are commonly more...
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Proc. ASME. POWER2005, ASME 2005 Power Conference, 499-507, April 5–7, 2005
Paper No: PWR2005-50214
... 28 10 2008 In today’s commercial environment, unplanned outages have a significant affect on revenues, and hence reliability, availability and maintainability of plant are key factors. Emergency Response Planning, combined with real time monitoring can have significant beneficial...
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Proc. ASME. POWER2005, ASME 2005 Power Conference, 273-276, April 5–7, 2005
Paper No: PWR2005-50019
... 28 10 2008 The difference between the highest and the lowest load has become bigger and bigger with the development of the economics and society. How to got maximum economic benefit and higher operation reliability of unit has become the seeking goal of many researchers and workers...
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Proc. ASME. POWER2005, ASME 2005 Power Conference, 53-61, April 5–7, 2005
Paper No: PWR2005-50108
... 28 10 2008 This paper focuses on the advances in desuperheating technology, their application in reliable control of steam temperature in power stations and their implication as far as the overall reliability of cycling units. Typical problems with attemperators/ desuperheaters...
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Proc. ASME. POWER2006, ASME 2006 Power Conference, 215-221, May 2–4, 2006
Paper No: POWER2006-88185
... with the reliability assessment of large thermal power stations. It provides significant insights in the optimization of power stations layouts. The application of generator circuit-breakers for the switching of generators at their terminal voltage offers many advantages when compared with the unit connection...
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Proc. ASME. POWER2006, ASME 2006 Power Conference, 353-358, May 2–4, 2006
Paper No: POWER2006-88176
... 07 10 2008 The reliability of blade is very important for steam turbine. Adding damping structure can decrease dynamic stress of blade. Firstly, the numerical model for dynamic analysis of damping blade has been developed. The following matrices which are necessary for Finite Element...