Gas-turbine Power Generation by Paul Breeze

Gas-turbine Power Generation

byPaul Breeze

Paperback | February 26, 2016

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Gas-Turbine Power Generationis a concise, up-to-date, and readable guide providing an introduction to gas turbine power generation technology. It includes detailed descriptions of gas fired generation systems, demystifies the functions of gas fired technology, and explores the economic and environmental risk factors

Engineers, managers, policymakers and those involved in planning and delivering energy resources will find this reference a valuable guide that will help them establish a reliable power supply as they also account for both social and economic objectives.



  • Provides a concise, up-to-date, and readable guide on gas turbine power generation technology
  • Focuses on the evolution of gas-fired power generation using gas turbines
  • Evaluates the economic and environmental viability of the system with concise diagrams and accessible explanations

About The Author

Paul Breeze is a journalist and freelance Science and Technology writer and consultant in the UK who has specialized in power generation technology for the past 30 years. In addition to writing Power Generation Technologies, Second Edition, he has contributed to journals and newspapers such as The Financial Times and The Economist and ...
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Title:Gas-turbine Power GenerationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 26, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:012804005X

ISBN - 13:9780128040058

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Table of Contents

1 An Introduction to Gas-Fired Power Generation

2 The Natural Gas Resource

3 Gas-Fired Power Generation Technology

4 Gas Turbines

5 Advanced Gas Turbine Design

6 Advanced Gas Turbine Cycles

7 Combined Cycle Power Plants

8 Microturbines

9 Gas-Fired Power Plants and the Environment

10 The Cost of Electricity Generation from Natural Gas-Fired Power Plants