O'Reilly logo

Power Plant Life Management and Performance Improvement by J Oakey

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

9

Gas turbine materials selection, life management and performance improvement

T. Álvarez Tejedor,     Endesa Generación, Spain

Abstract:

The aim of this chapter is to provide a comprehensive review of the material technology used for high-temperature applications and their impact on the operational life of the gas turbine. Market advantage today relies on increasing performance and efficiency as well as reducing life-cycle costs. The first statement is responsible for pushing present materials and coatings to their limits with significant consequences in terms of the durability and maintenance costs for machines that rely on these advanced hot section designs. Gas turbine material selection will greatly impact both gas turbine performance ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required