The Power Handbook

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POWER
The Editors of POWER magazine

Engineering fundamentals never go out of style and neither does The POWER Handbook prepared by the editors of McGraw-Hill's POWER Magazine. A best-seller for over twenty years, the 2nd Edition reforms better than ever.

The POWER Handbook is a unique, one stop resource for power engineers, technicians, and students on all aspects of power plant engineering.

The POWER Handbook is organized in two parts. Part I covers engineering essentials such as mathematics, thermodynamics, pumping and fluid flow, and heat transfer. Part II explores specific applications such as turbines, steam generators, and combustion. Many sample calculations are included to fully explain key topics of interest to the power professional.

Whether you are a student just being introduced to power plant engineering or mechanical engineering looking for a good resource for the professional engineering exam The POWER Handbook has it all!

Part I. Fundamentals Key Measurements.................1 Practical Mathematics............3 Mechanics & Mechanisms......8 Strength of Materials.............10 Psychometrics......................12 Combustion Theory...............13 Fundamentals of Heat...........15 Steam Tables Simplified.......19 Basic Electricity.....................22 Hydraulics & Pumping..........29 Piping, Flow & Tanks............33 Basic Water Chemistry.........37 Nuclear Energy.....................40

Part II. Applications Feed water Treatment...........43 Combustion & Fuels.............50 Steam Generation................56 Steam Turbines....................60 Hydraulic Turbines................63 Gas Turbines........................64 Oil and Gas Engines.............66 Compressors & Fans............68 Heat-Transfer Equipment.....75 Insulation..............................76 Lubrication............................78 Electrical Equipment.............80 Electric Distribution...............87 Glossary.................................89 Index...................90 ISBN: POWER/2nd Edition

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DescriptionThe Editors of POWER magazine

Engineering fundamentals never go out of style and neither does The POWER Handbook prepared by the editors of McGraw-Hill's POWER Magazine. A best-seller for over twenty years, the 2nd Edition reforms better than ever.

The POWER Handbook is a unique, one stop resource for power engineers, technicians, and students on all aspects of power plant engineering.

The POWER Handbook is organized in two parts. Part I covers engineering essentials such as mathematics, thermodynamics, pumping and fluid flow, and heat transfer. Part II explores specific applications such as turbines, steam generators, and combustion. Many sample calculations are included to fully explain key topics of interest to the power professional.

Whether you are a student just being introduced to power plant engineering or mechanical engineering looking for a good resource for the professional engineering exam The POWER Handbook has it all!

Part I. Fundamentals Key Measurements.................1 Practical Mathematics............3 Mechanics & Mechanisms......8 Strength of Materials.............10 Psychometrics......................12 Combustion Theory...............13 Fundamentals of Heat...........15 Steam Tables Simplified.......19 Basic Electricity.....................22 Hydraulics & Pumping..........29 Piping, Flow & Tanks............33 Basic Water Chemistry.........37 Nuclear Energy.....................40

Part II. Applications Feed water Treatment...........43 Combustion & Fuels.............50 Steam Generation................56 Steam Turbines....................60 Hydraulic Turbines................63 Gas Turbines........................64 Oil and Gas Engines.............66 Compressors & Fans............68 Heat-Transfer Equipment.....75 Insulation..............................76 Lubrication............................78 Electrical Equipment.............80 Electric Distribution...............87 Glossary.................................89 Index...................90 ISBN: POWER/2nd Edition

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