Power Engineering magazine for October 2011 has been released. You can read latest news on power generation industry including electric utilities, industrial power plants, independent power producers, co-generators, and the engineering design in this edition. Here are feature articles for October issue.
Vertical Slice Reviews and Lessons Learned Guided SONGS Unit 3 SGR Outage
A complicated outage was aided by a thorough understanding of earlier, similar projects.
Converting Existing Synchronous Generators into Synchronous Condensers
As gas and steam power generation plants approach the end of their operational life, plant owners face a challenging decision between upgrading or retiring the plant. Retiring a power generation unit can reduce a plant’s reactive power capacity, possibly creating a deficit that directly affects the local system’s reliability.
Preparing for HAPs Compliance
Associate Editor Lindsay Morris examines the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Air Toxics Rule as well as compliance technologies.
Wet FGD Purge Streams The Bane of WFGD Technology?
Contributing Editor Brad Buecker writes that one drawback with WFGD is the toxic impurities that may come out of the flue gas.
POWER-GEN International Returns to Las Vegas
Conference Chair David Wagman offers a preview to the 2011 conference and exhibition.
Integrated Factory Acceptance Tests
A FAT can provide a valuable check of safety instrumented systems before final installation.
Surge Flow Dust Volume and Dust Collector Evacuation Systems
Effective dust collection system performance relies on the correct design of both the filtration and evacuation equipment.
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Power Engineering is a monthly engineering and applications magazine that serves the North American power generation industry including electric utilities, industrial power plants, independent power producers, co-generators, and the engineering design and construction firms serving this industry.