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Managing Efficiency

  • Pradip Chanda
  • Suparna Mukhopaddhyay
Chapter
Part of the Energy Systems in Electrical Engineering book series (ESIEE)

Abstract

Conversion of fossil fuel energy into electricity is a very inefficient  process. A major portion of the energy in fossil fuel gets lost at different components or processes. This chapter has dealt with different losses in boiler, turbine, generator and auxiliaries, determination and impact of these losses on efficiency and broad mitigation methods.

Keywords

Steam Flow Unburned Carbon Velocity Pressure Cool Water Flow Coal Flow 
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References

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Copyright information

© Springer India 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Power Management InstituteNoidaIndia

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