Efficient Boiler Operation

4.0 3 Reviews SKU: HR01000CENDuration: 60 Minutes

This course explains some of the fundamental aspects of turbine efficiency. After completing this course, participants should be able to identify energy flows that enter and exit a typical turbine generator set, and explain how to determine the efficiency of a turbine.

Course Details


Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Fundamentals of Turbine Efficiency
  • Identify energy flows that enter and exit a typical turbine generator set.
  • Describe how the amount of energy contained in each of the energy flows can be determined.
  • Turbine Generator Set Heat Rate
  • Describe how to use the heat balance or input/output method to determine the heat rate for a turbine generator set.
  • Explain how to use the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Power Test Code 6 for acceptance testing and how to establish a benchmark for future testing.
  • The Enthalpy Drop Method
  • Describe how the enthalpy drop method can be used to determine the efficiency of an individual turbine section.

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