Posts Tagged ‘turbine startup’

Automating Power Generation Startup Sequences

Posted in Power Generation on Monday, August 12th, 2019. No comments yet
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Plant staff at electrical power generating facilities are having to change the way they operate given the increasing amounts of intermittent renewable energy being added to the grid. More startup and shutdown cycles are being required to manage the constantly shifting energy supply to the grid. In a Power magazine article, Automated Plant Startups Reduce […]

Transient Analysis Spots Turbomachinery Issues

Posted in Asset Management on Tuesday, February 8th, 2011. No comments yet
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The other night I was talking to some engineering students before a college basketball game at one of Austin’s famous watering holes. They were complaining about all the mind-bending math they were having to endure. Time domain/frequency domain, Fourier analysis–that kind of fun stuff. What reminded me of this was an article I discovered by […]