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Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Handbook

  • ID: 2899485
  • Book
  • November 2014
  • 942 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
The book discusses instrumentation and control in modern fossil fuel power plants, with an emphasis on selecting the most appropriate systems subject to constraints engineers have for their projects. It provides all the plant process and design details, including specification sheets and standards currently followed in the plant. Among the unique features of the book are the inclusion of control loop strategies and BMS/FSSS step by step logic, coverage of analytical instruments and technologies for pollution and energy savings, and coverage of the trends toward filed bus systems and integration of subsystems into one network with the help of embedded controllers and OPC interfaces. The book includes comprehensive listings of operating values and ranges of parameters for temperature, pressure, flow, level, etc of a typical 250/500 MW thermal power plant. Appropriate for project engineers as well as instrumentation/control engineers, the book also includes tables, charts, and figures from real-life projects around the world.

- Covers systems in use in a wide range of power plants:  conventional thermal power plants, combined/cogen plants, supercritical plants, and once through boilers- Presents practical design aspects and current trends in instrumentation- Discusses why and how to change control strategies when systems are updated/changed- Provides instrumentation selection techniques based on operating parameters.  Spec sheets are included for each type of instrument.- Consistent with current professional practice in North America, Europe, and India

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1. Introduction and Basic Systems 2. Main Equipment 3. P&ID 4. General Instrumentation 5. Special Instruments 6. Final Control Elements 7. Intelligent Control Systems 8. Boiler Control Systems 9. Turbogenerator Control Systems 10. Coordinated Control Systems 11. Balance of Plant Control Systems 12. Installation Practices

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Basu, Swapan
Swapan Basu is founder member & Chief Executive, Systems & Controls Kolkata India. Basu is a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and IEEE Instrumentation and measurement society. He brings over 40 years of international professional engineering experience in instrumentation and controls systems for subcritical, super critical thermal power plants including combined cycle projects, and other process plants. Since 1979, he has been leading teams of engineers in India, Jordan, Singapore, South Korea, Syria, and USA. He has a number of national and international technical papers to his credit. He has published two editions of Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Handbook, Plant Hazard Analysis and Safety Instrumentation Systems and Plant Flow Metering and Control Handbook
Debnath, Ajay Kumar
Ajay Kumar Debnath is Chief Executive, Systems and Controls, Control and Instrumentation Engineering and Consulting Kolkata, India. He has practiced both electrical and C&I system in power plants and textile and fertilizer plants. He has over 43 years of experience and has worked in India, France, and the United States in fossil fuel power plants from 30 MW up to 660 MW Supercritical Power Plants and co-generation as well as in combined cycle plants with gas, bagasse, and tar as fuel.
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