Combined Cycle Gas Power Plant efficiency

Course Overview

This course is for Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) operators and personnel who would like to gain a better understanding of efficiency techniques.

On completion of the course you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of Power Plant efficiency, its importance and what makes a Combined Cycle Plant more efficient.

Course details

Duration
2.0 days
Capacity
10 people
Price
£670.00
Course Location
Ratcliffe-on-Soar (Nottingham)
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Course Content

Attendees will learn about plant efficiency through class room delivery, covering the following topics:

  • What is efficiency?
  • Why is efficiency important?
  • What makes a Combined Cycle more efficient?
  • How to go about improving efficiency
  • Efficiency of the gas turbine
  • Compressor efficiency
  • Combustion efficiency
  • Turbine efficiency
  • Turbine overall efficiency
  • Overall efficiency of the gas turbine
  • Improving performance
  • Compressor inlet pressure drop
  • Firing temperature optimisation
  • The efficiency of the steam cycle
  • Heat supplied to each boiler
  • What is heat rate?
  • Back pressure loss
  • What are the problems with air cooled condensers?
  • What are the problems with water cooled condensers?
  • Make-up loss
  • Final steam temperature
  • CO2 in flue gas
  • Works power
  • Costs of losses from target
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