Microturbines - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750684699, 9780080549484

Microturbines

1st Edition

Applications for Distributed Energy Systems

Authors: Claire Soares
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750684699
eBook ISBN: 9780080549484
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 10th July 2007
Page Count: 320
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Description

Chapter 1 Distributed Generation and Microturbines; Chapter 2 Design and Components of Microturbines; Chapter 3 Microturbine Applications and Performance; Chapter 4 Microturbine Economics and Market Factors; Chapter 5 Microturbine Fuels and Emissions; Chapter 6 Microturbine Performance Optimization and Testing; Chapter 7 Microturbine Installation and Commissioning; Chapter 8 Microturbine Maintenance, Availability and Life Cycle usage; Chapter 9 Microturbines Operating in Power-Only Applications; Chapter 10 Combined Head and Power with Microturbines; Chapter 11 Unconventional Microturbine Fuels; Chapter 12 Competition for the Microturbine Industry; Chapter 13 Microturbines in Integrated Systems, Fuel Cells, and Other Power Generation Equipment; Chapter 14 Microturbine Manufacturing and Packaging; Chapter 15 Business Risk and Investment Considerations; Chapter 16 The Future for Microturbine Technology

Key Features

·Covers major categories of microturbines, including factors common to their design, installation, operation, optimization, maintenance, and repair ·Invaluable guidance on market factors and economics affecting microturbines and their applications, particularly for distributed power generation ·Provides current case studies showing microturbines used in hybrid systems with fuel cells and other types of power generation systems

Readership

Mechanical Engineers,Electrical Engineers, Maintenance Engineers and Machinists,Environmental Engineers.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Distributed Generation and Microturbines; Chapter 2 Design and Components of Microturbines; Chapter 3 Microturbine Applications and Performance; Chapter 4 Microturbine Economics and Market Factors; Chapter 5 Microturbine Fuels and Emissions; Chapter 6 Microturbine Performance Optimization and Testing; Chapter 7 Microturbine Installation and Commissioning; Chapter 8 Microturbine Maintenance, Availability and Life Cycle usage; Chapter 9 Microturbines Operating in Power-Only Applications; Chapter 10 Combined Head and Power with Microturbines; Chapter 11 Unconventional Microturbine Fuels; Chapter 12 Competition for the Microturbine Industry; Chapter 13 Microturbines in Integrated Systems, Fuel Cells, and Other Power Generation Equipment; Chapter 14 Microturbine Manufacturing and Packaging; Chapter 15 Business Risk and Investment Considerations; Chapter 16 The Future for Microturbine Technology

Details

No. of pages:
320
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080549484
Hardcover ISBN:
9780750684699

About the Author

Claire Soares

Claire Soares is an ASME Fellow and industry consultant with more than 20 years’ experience at such leading manufacturers of gas turbines as GE and Rolls Royce. Claire is a recognized turbomachinery specialist with particular expertise in optimal design selection and specification, and ensuring long-term successful operation for a given application.

Affiliations and Expertise

Turbomachinery specialist, managing director of EMM Systems, Dallas, TX, USA