#1 REFERENCE IN STEAM PLANT ENGINEERING For nearly 70 years, this has been the definitive reference for steam plant system design, installation, operation, maintenance and repair. This trusted resource has assisted more operators to pass licensing exams than another text. Packed with illustrations and fundamental descriptions, Steam Plant Operation keeps readers current with the latest design methods of various systems and assists in all areas of steam plant operation. Balancing theory and practice, Steam Plant Operation provides common power plant calculations such as plant heat rates; efficiency; pump flow and power requirements; combustion processes; and plant emission collection efficiency. Readers will also find valuable content on the approved methods of operating equipment found in power plants, making this an unmatched reference that will deliver value for years. This major new edition provides significant updates on: * Fluidized Bed Boilers * Combined Cycle Systems * Environmental Systems for Control of SO2, NOx and Particulates * Fuel and Ash Handling Systems Including Coal Storage Domes * Plant Auxiliary Systems Inside Steam Plant Operation: * Steam and Its Importance * Boilers * Design and Construction of Boilers * Combustion of Fuels * Combustion Equipment * Boiler Accessories * Operation and Maintenance of Boilers * Pumps * Steam Turbines and Electric Generators * Condensers * Cooling Towers * Plant Auxiliaries * Environmental Control Systems * Waste-to-Energy PlantsLammers, Thomas F. is the author of 'Steam Plant Operation', published 2004 under ISBN 9780071418461 and ISBN 0071418466.