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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.wip.t65930179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-359-1
... of component history in terms of: Component function Material composition Component surface or through hardness Part originally cast, fabricated, or welded Repair welding can fall into one of three general categories: repair of weld defects, repair of failed parts, and repair of worn parts...
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Published: 01 December 1989
Fig. 6.46. Diaphragm and nozzle-box designs (courtesy of G.A. Cincotta, General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY) ( Ref 109 ). (Top) Typical diaphragm employed in older designs. (Middle) Nozzle plate. (Bottom) Double-flow nozzle box. More
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Published: 01 December 1989
Fig. 9.1. Typical configuration of a combustion turbine (General Electric Model MS7001F) ( Ref 1 ; courtesy of G.A. Cincotta, General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY). More
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Published: 01 December 2000
Fig. 14.3 Cast low-pressure turbine gamma aluminide blades for General Electric gas turbine engines. (a) Crude shape for CFC-80C. (b) Cast-to-size blade for GE90 More
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Published: 01 December 1989
Fig. 1.2. Ten routes for generating electricity from coal ( Ref 4 ). P.C. = pulverized coal. S.G.D. = secondary gas desulfurization. A.F.B.C. = atmospheric fluidized-bed combustion. P.F.B.C. = pressurized fluidized-bed combustion. More
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Published: 01 January 2015
Fig. 15.7 General Electric’s GEnx engine, which makes use of the gamma intermetallic TiAl alloys in its compressor. The GEnx is an all-titanium engine. Source: Ref 15.13 More
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Published: 01 December 1989
Fig. 5.19. Use of statistics of past failures to predict future failure rates ( Ref 31 ). Based on experience reported by the Central Electricity Generating Board (U.K.) with dissimilar-metal fusion welds in 2¼Cr-1Mo steel tubes ( Ref 32 ). Data are for 9474 welds made with austenitic filler More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430017
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... (IEO 2016) report, there will be continued increase in total coal-fired electricity generation worldwide from 8.6 trillion kilowatt hours in 2012 to 9.7 trillion kilowatt hours in 2020 and 10.6 trillion kilowatt hours by 2040 ( Ref 2.1 ). Coal-based thermal power plants therefore still have a major...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790229
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... and outside the cars was replaced, including the undercarriages, wheels, motors, electric generators, and braking systems. The interior furnishings and passenger amenities were as fine as could be found on a luxury cruise ship. It was a tremendous undertaking that cost approximately $181 million. Never had...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780164
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
..., particularly plastics. Dielectric Breakdown Voltage and Dielectric Strength The dielectric breakdown property is generally sought for materials used in applications in which an electrical field is present. In many cases, the dielectric strength of a material is the determining factor in the design...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1988
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.eihdca.t65220001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-341-6
..., researchers working over the next several decades concentrated on the development of equipment for generating high-frequency alternating current. It was not until the latter part of the 19th century that the practical application of induction to heating of electrical conductors was realized. The first...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tstap.t56040010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-428-4
... of compressed air or other gas. Figure 2 is a schematic of a typical electric-arc spray device. Figure 2 Typical electric-arc spray device In general, electric-arc spray exhibits higher bond strengths than flame spray, in excess of 69 MPa (10,000 psi) for some materials. Deposition rates...
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Published: 01 June 1988
Fig. 4.15 Fully enclosed, horizontal motor-generator set that is water cooled Source: Westinghouse Electric Corp. More
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Published: 01 December 2000
Fig. 14.4 Low-pressure turbine rotor with cast gamma aluminide alloy blades after rigorous test in General Electric gas turbine More
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Published: 01 December 1989
Fig. 6.41. Typical short turbine buckets after final assembly (courtesy of G.A. Cincotta, General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY) ( Ref 100 ). More
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Published: 01 December 1989
Fig. 6.42. Tangential-entry (left) and axial-entry (right) blade-attachment schemes (courtesy of G.A. Cincotta, General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY) ( Ref 100 ). More
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Published: 01 June 2016
Fig. 8.3 Practical example of shaft fabrication via cold gas dynamic spraying additive manufacturing technology, which was conducted by General Electric. Source: Ref 8.28 More
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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 9.3 A SiC/Al radio frequency microwave package used in commercial low-Earth orbit communications satellites. Courtesy of General Electric Company. Source: Ref 9.3 More
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Published: 01 December 1984
Figure 4-18 The structure of etched (0.5% HF) commercially pure titanium is more clearly revealed by the use of polarized light. (Courtesy of N. Gendron, General Electric Co.) More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
...Abstract Abstract Boilers are engineered systems designed to convert the chemical energy in fuel into heat to generate hot water or steam. This chapter describes boiler applications and types, including firetube boilers, watertube boilers, electric boilers, packaged boilers, fluidized bed...