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Gas Turbine Handbook: Principles and Practice 3rd Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0881735154

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  • 451 pages
  • Publisher: Fairmount Press; 3 edition (2006)
  • Authors: Tony Giampaolo
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0881735154
  • ISBN-13: 978-0881735154

Contents

PREFACE ………………………………………………………………………………….. xi
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ……………………………………………………………xiii
Chapter 1—THE GAS TURBINE EVOLUTION ………………………….. 1
History ……………………………………………………………………….. 1
Technical Improvements ………………………………………………. 7
Chapter 2—APPLICATIONS ………………………………………………………11
Jet Engines ………………………………………………………………………..11
Mechanical Drive ………………………………………………………………. 15
Chapter 3—HARDWARE ………………………………………………………….. 23
Similarities and Differences ………………………………………………. 23
Compressors …………………………………………………………………….. 27
Turbines …………………………………………………………………………… 27
Combustors ………………………………………………………………………. 35
Bearing Design …………………………………………………………………. 39
Chapter 4—GAS TURBINE SYSTEMS THEORY ……………………….. 45
Gas Turbine Operating Cycle …………………………………………….. 45
Component Effi ciencies ……………………………………………………… 49
Compressor ………………………………………………………………………. 52
Burner Section ………………………………………………………………….. 64
Turbine …………………………………………………………………………….. 66
Chapter 5—GAS TURBINE CONTROLS …………………………………… 71
Gas Turbine Controls ………………………………………………………… 71
Chapter 6—ACCESSORIES (Lube Oil, Coolers, Power) ………………. 85
Starting Systems ………………………………………………………………. 85
Ignition Systems ……………………………………………………………….. 90
Lubrication Systems …………………………………………………………. 94
Characteristics of Lube Oils …………………………………………….. 100
Chapter 7—PARAMETER CHARACTERISTICS ………………………. 105
Vibration ………………………………………………………………………… 105

Vibration Measurement …………………………………………………… 107
Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT) ……………………………………… 109
Rotor Speed …………………………………………………………………….. 109
Oil Pressure & Temperature ………………………………………………111
Chapter 8—GAS TURBINE INLET TREATMENT ……………………..115
The Environment ……………………………………………………………..115
Inlet Air Filters …………………………………………………………………117
Filter and Gas Turbine Match ………………………………………….. 122
Inlet Air Cooling ……………………………………………………………… 122
Chillers …………………………………………………………………………… 130
Chapter 9—GAS TURBINE EXHAUST TREATMENT ……………… 131
Water Injection ……………………………………………………………….. 137
Steam Injection ……………………………………………………………….. 138
Selective Catalytic Reduction …………………………………………… 139
Chapter 10—GAS TURBINE ACOUSTICS
AND NOISE CONTROL ………………………………………………….. 145
Combustion Turbines—Lots of Power in a Little Space ………. 145
Some Fundamentals of Acoustic ……………………………………….. 148
Noise Criterion ……………………………………………………………….. 154
Noise Control ………………………………………………………………….. 155
Chapter 11—MICROTURBINES ……………………………………………………….. 169
Microturbines …………………………………………………………………………… 169
Applications …………………………………………………………………………….. 170
Hardware …………………………………………………………………………………. 172
Chapter 12—DETECTABLE PROBLEMS ………………………………………….. 183
Gas Path Analysis …………………………………………………………… 184
Turbine Blade Distress ……………………………………………………. 187
Compressor Fouling ………………………………………………………… 195
Combustor Distress & Plugged Fuel Nozzles …………………….. 199
Foreign/Domestic Object Damage …………………………………….. 199
Worn Air/Oil Seals …………………………………………………………… 201
Fuel Control Problems …………………………………………………….. 202

Chapter 13—BOROSCOPE INSPECTION ……………………………….. 205
Objectives & Expectations ……………………………………………….. 205
A Back-up to Confi rming Suspected Problems …………………… 208
Assessing Damage to the Compressor,
Combustor, and Turbine …………………………………………………… 209
Chapter 14—CASE HISTORY 1 ………………………………………………. 229
Chapter 15—CASE HISTORY 2 ………………………………………………. 249
Chapter 16—CASE HISTORY 3 ………………………………………………. 261
Chapter 17—CASE HISTORY 4 ………………………………………………. 269
Chapter 18—THE GAS TURBINE’S FUTURE …………………………. 279
Appendix A
1. Gas Turbine Manufacturers
(Names, Addresses, Phone Numbers) …………………………………….. 287
2. Microturbines Manufacturers …………………………………………………. 304
Appendix B
1. Accessory Manufacturers
(Names, Addresses, Phone Numbers) …………………………………….. 305
Appendix C
1. Stanford Research Institute Chart ……………………………………………. 326
2. PWA Material Chart ………………………………………………………………… 328
3. Formulas (Interrelationship of Engine Parameters) …………………. 346
4. Hazardous Area Classifi cation ………………………………………………… 354
5. Air Filter Selection Guideline Checklist ………………………………….. 355
6. Air/Oil Cooler Selection Guideline Checklist …………………………. 358
7. Gaseous Fuel Properties ………………………………………………………….. 363
8. Liquid Fuel Properties …………………………………………………………….. 370
9. List of Symbols ……………………………………………………………………….. 372
10. Conversion Factors …………………………………………………………………. 375
11. Inlet Water Cooling (Fogging) …………………………………………………. 380
12. Overall A-weighted Sound Level Calculation …………………………. 383

13. Occupational Noise Exposure ………………………………………….. 385
14. Elden F. Ray, Jr., P.E. Resume …………………………………………..387
15. Microturbine and Power Converter Manufacturers ………………… 389
Appendix D
1. Technical Societies …………………………………………………………………… 391
2. Technical Articles ……………………………………………………………………. 396
Index ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 427

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