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Steam Turbine Cycling

OPERATOR CONSIDERATIONS, BEST PRACTICES AND OPTIONS FOR OPTIMIZATION Market dynamics are dictating increased unit cycling—are you ready? By Thomas R. ...

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July 2019 TGA Newsletter

TGA's Technical Article is also featured in RMEL's Summer 2019 Electric Energy magazine Steam Turbine Cycling-Operator Considerations, Best Pr...

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Turbine Tech: Flexible operations – steam turbine high temperature casing cracking

Inner casing inlet inspection

As published in Energy-Tech Magazine: Background Dispatching requirements for many combined cycle plants (CCP) have pushed design limits for fast star...

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Torsional vibration concerns on large nuclear and fossil steam turbine generator retrofits

Torsional vibration concerns on large nuclear and fossil steam turbine generator retrofits 6

As published in Energy-Tech Magazine: By Stephen R. Reid Based on a recent assessment of nuclear and fossil generating stations in Europe, TG Advis...

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Evaluate steam turbine control valve seat interference fits during overhauls

Evaluate steam turbine control valve seat interference fits during overhauls 3

As published in Energy-Tech Magazine: By Stephen R. Reid, PE Introduction Control and governor valves operate under severe service conditions. Expo...

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SCC of low pressure rotor blade attachments

SCC of low pressure rotor blade attachments 1

As published in Energy-Tech Magazine: By Stephen R. Reid, PE, and Gary Golden Background Stress corrosion cracking (SCC) of low-pressure steam turb...

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Specify combined-cycle steam turbine’s rotors for daily start, stops

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As published in Energy-Tech Magazine: By Stephen R. Reid, PE Combined cycles are expected to cycle on and off more frequently than conventional fos...

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Junk in and junk out

Junk in and junk out 1

As published in Energy-Tech Magazine: By Stephen R. Reid, PE, TG Advisers Inc. Introduction Torsional vibration resonance can result in significant...

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Important considerations in establishing combustion turbine blade and vane refurbishment intervals

Important considerations in establishing combustion turbine blade and vane refurbishment intervals 1

As published in Energy-Tech Magazine: By Stephen R. Reid, P.E., TG Advisers Inc. Combustion turbine blade maintenance and refurbishment intervals m...

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Guidelines to achieve successful gas turbine part refurbishment

Guidelines to achieve successful gas turbine part refurbishment 2

As published in Energy-Tech Magazine: By Stephen R. Reid, P.E., TG Advisers Inc. Gas turbine hot-section hardware requires part refurbishment after...

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