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The Definitive Guide to HRSGs: The HRSG Users Handbook

ONLY THE HRSG USER’S GROUP could have put together such a wide-ranging, and easy-to-read handbook that captures our industry’s latest and best thinking. The authors are from the Group’s 1200-plus members—which include HRSG Users, designers, engineering consultants, and water-treatment specialists. At 512 pages, the HRSG Users Handbook is comprehensive, detailed and visually interesting.


♦ Improve the development of new Combined-Cycle/Cogen Projects
♦ Upgrade O&M practices at existing plants
♦ Keep your HRSG in top shape for the mergers & acquisitions market


 

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 — SAFETY FIRST

Chapter 2 — HRSG DESIGN

2.1 The HRSG as an Operating System
2.2 Developing Design Specifications
2.3 Vertical HRSGs
2.4 Small HRSGs

Chapter 3 — COMMISSIONING & INITIAL STARTUP

3.1 Overview of a Successful Commissioning
3.2 Steam-System Cleaning
3.3 Initial Performance Testing

Chapter 4 — STEAM-SYSTEM OPERATION

4.1 ‘Best Practice’ Operating Procedures
4.2 Steam Bypass Systems
4.3 Duct Burner Operation
4.4 Attemperators

Chapter 5 — COMBINED-CYCLE PERFORMANCE

5.1 Real-World Performance Monitoring
5.2 Performance Monitoring of HRSGs
5.3 Perf Monitoring of Steam Turbines & Condensers

Chapter 6 — WATER TREATMENT

6.1 HRSG Failure Mechanisms
6.2 Makeup Water Treatment
6.3 Steam-Cycle Chemistry
6.4 HRSG Layup 6.5 Cooling-Water Treatment
6.6 Water-Chemistry Automation

Chapter 7 — ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS

7.1 Emissions-Control Systems
7.2 Certifying a CEMS

Chapter 8 — THE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM

Chapter 9 — MAINTENANCE OF HRSGs

9.1 Standard Maintenance Practices to Avoid Substandard HRSG Life
9.2 Pinpointing & Repairing HRSG Tube Leaks
9.3 WeldingTube-to-Header Joints
9.4 NDE Tools for HRSG Users
9.5 Special Maintenance Practices

Chapter 10 — PIPING SYSTEMS

10.1 Piping Basics
10.2 Special Piping Considerations

Chapter 11 — VALVE MAINTENANCE

Chapter 12 — DUCTWORK, DAMPERS, & STACKS

Chapter 13 — MAINTENANCE OF DUCT BURNERS

Chapter 14 — INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROLS

Chapter 15 — PLANT STAFFING & ORGANIZATION

Chapter 16 — FAILURE ANALYSIS

16.1 Overview of Root-Cause Analysis
16.2 HRSG Tube-Failure Root-Cause Analysis

Chapter 17 — OUTAGE MANAGEMENT

Appendix A.Directory of Industry Suppliers

Appendix B.Presentations at Annual Conferences

Appendix C.Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviations

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