Fast-start and transient operation
Joseph E. Schroeder, J.E. Schroeder Consulting LLC, Union, MO, United States
Power plants operate in cyclic service where the demand for dispatchable operation is a common requirement. This chapter discusses the issues associated with cycling. It also presents a general discussion of fatigue damage, and the parameters that are most influential are identified.
Cycling; fast start; transient; fatigue; creep; startup; shutdown
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