A Systematic Approach of Turbo Generators Performance Evaluation Maintenance for Continuous Power Generation
Bernard Akindade Adaramola,
Corresponding Author : Bernard Akindade Adaramola,
Mechanical and Mechatronics Department, Afe Babalola University, P.M.B. 5454, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
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Received : 2020-04-01 Accepted : 2020-05-06 Published : 2020-05-06
Abstract : Electricity demand in Nigeria far outstrips the supply which is epileptic in nature. The research presents to a systematic approach for maintenance of turbo generators to reduce power outages for continuous generation of electricity. Energy generated (MWH) is the summation of hourly MW generation on the turbo units multiplied by the number of hours the units are in operation. This is usually indicated on an energy integrator dependent on Unit Availblity (UA). UA is the ratio of the number of hours a unit is available for operation to the number of hours in the period considered. Plant evaluation data were collected to effect reduction in the power outages (downtime of the turbo generating unit) arising from thermal fatigue will be reduced through effective maintenance of heat exchangers, radiators and oil coolers. Vibration monitoring experiment will be used to reduce frequent high temperature arising from shaft misalignment of turbo generators for healthy operating condition.
Keywords : Turbo generators, Unit Availability, Shaft Eccentricity, Operating Conditions, Optimal Power.
Citation : Bernard Akindade Adaramola, (2020). A Systematic Approach of Turbo Generators Performance Evaluation Maintenance for Continuous Power Generation. J. of Advancement in Engineering and Technology, V7I4.05. DOI : 10.5281/zenodo.3794868
Copyright : © 2020 Bernard Akindade Adaramola. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Journal of Advanced Botany and Zoology
ISSN : 2348-2931
Volume 7 / Issue 4
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