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Preparing for Power Plant Start-ups

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the role an electrical dispatcher plays in preparing for a power plant start-up
  • Recall the purpose of determining appropriate ramp rates for starting up the boiler and turbine
  • List the four basic categories of pre-start checks on each of the following:
    • Boiler
    • Steam turbine
    • Generator

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75 Minutes

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the basic checks that must be performed on plant equipment, including the boiler, turbine, and generator, prior to a power plant start-up.