Problems of Turbine Generator Shaft Dynamics

  • D. W. King
  • N. F. Rieger
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 297)


The nature of faults and disturbances which can occur in an electrical power system are reviewed. The sequence of events to which a turbine-generator unit may be exposed from such events is described. Procedures for unit response analysis are mentioned, and current problems in predicting such response are discussed. The need for on-line shaft monitoring and cumulative damage analysis is mentioned. Several types of continuous monitoring and measurement equipment now in use on turbine-generators are described, with details of their performance. Conclusions are presented concerning the state-of the-art in this area.


Fatigue Damage Turbine Generator Rogowski Coil Transient Amplitude Shaft System 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. W. King
    • 1
  • N. F. Rieger
    • 2
  1. 1.Rochester Gas and Electric CorporationRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Stress Technology IncorporatedRochesterUSA

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