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Power Plant Start-up Procedures

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the basic steps associated with the following tasks:
    • Filling the condensate/feedwater system
    • Firing a steam boiler
    • Rolling a steam turbine
    • Synchronizing a generator to the electrical grid
    • Increasing load
  • Explain the purpose of turbine preheating

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65 Minutes

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the basic concepts and typical tasks associated with putting a fossil fuel-fired power plant online.