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Handbook for Cogeneration and Combined Cycle Power Plants, Second Edition

Meherwan P. Boyce, P.E.
Meherwan P. Boyce, P.E.
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The Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) is a critically important subsystem of a Combined Cycle or Cogeneration Power Plant. In most of these plants the HRSG uses the exhaust gas from the gas turbine as the energy source for the production of high pressure and temperature steam. The main difference in these plants is that in a combined cycle power plant the steam generated in the HRSG is used solely in the production of power while in a cogeneration plant the steam can be used for process as well as power production. The Combined Cycle Power Plant uses the steam...

Design Considerations
Multipressure Steam Generators
Off-Design Performance
Construction of the HRSG
Casing of the HRSG
Forced-Circulation System
Back-Pressure Considerations (Gas Side)
Finned Tubing
Tube Materials
HRSG Design Requirements
Supplementary Firing of Heat Recovery Systems
Design Features
Once Through Steam Generators
HRSG Operational Characteristics
HRSG Effectiveness
Water Chemistry
Water Treatment Plants
Chemical Storage and Dosing
HRSG Chemical Cleaning
Vibration and Noise
Filter Housing, Duct Work, and Insulation
Diverters, Silencers, and Burners
HRSG Reliability and Durability
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