E3S Web Conf.
Volume 13, 20174th Scientific and Technical Conference on Modern Technologies and Energy Systems, WTiUE 2016
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Mathematical modeling in the energy and industrial processes|
|Published online||10 February 2017|
Issues to improve the safety of 18K370 steam turbine operation
1 Opole Department, PGE GiEK S.A., Brzezie near Opole, 46-021 Opole, Poland
2 Energy Conversion Department, The Szewalski Institute Fluid-Flow Machinery PAS-ci, Fiszera 14, 80-231 Gdańsk, Poland
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
The paper presents the process of improving the safety and reliability of operation the 18K370 steam turbines Opole Power Plant since the first failure in 2010 , up to install the on-line monitoring system . It shows how the units work and how to analyse the contol stage as a critical node in designing the turbine. Selected results of the analysis of the strength of CSD (Computational Solid Dynamic) and the nature of the flow in different operating regimes - thanks to CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamic) analysis have been included. We have also briefly discussed the way of lifecycle management of individual elements [2,3]. The presented actions could be considered satisfactory, and improve the safety of operating steam turbines of type 18K370.
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