Appendix A

Brief Description on Performance Guarantee/Performance Acceptance Tests

A.1 Introduction

From Chapter 17 it is known that performance guarantee/performance acceptance (PG/PA) tests of a plant are expected to be conducted as soon as the reliability run test of the plant is completed satisfactorily. PG/PA tests are carried out to meet the guaranteed ratings and performance requirements. The plant shall be fully on automatic control under steady-state specified load points and as near the specified cycle conditions as practicable during the test. In the event the test fails to achieve guarantee conditions, they will be subjected to penalty.

Prior to conducting PG/PA tests, all measuring instruments must be calibrated in a laboratory ...

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