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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 major advantage of a combined cycle power plant and a cogeneration plant based around a gas turbine has been its inherent fuel flexibility. Fuel candidates encompass the entire spectrum from gases to solids. Gaseous fuels traditionally include natural gas, process gas, low-Btu coal gas and methanol gas based on compost. “Process gas” is a broad term used to describe gas formed by some industrial process. Process gases include refinery gas, producer gas, coke oven gas, and blast furnace gas among others. Natural gas is usually the basis on which performance for a gas turbine is compared, since it is...

Fuel Specifications
Fuel Properties
Heavy Fuels
Cleaning of Turbine Components
Turbine Wash
Compressor Washing
Fuel Economics
Heat Tracing of Piping Systems
Types of Heat-Tracing Systems
Choosing the Best Tracing System
Storage of Liquids
Atmospheric Tanks
Elevated Tanks
Open Tanks
Fixed Roof Tanks
Floating Roofs Tanks
Pressure Tanks
Calculation of Tank Volume
Container Materials, Insulation and Support
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