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Gas Turbine Theory and Construction

INTRODUCTION

Aircraft turbojet/turbofan engines are precursors to gas turbines Also used for electrical generation

Gas power plants in AP


Jegurupadu Combined Cycle Power Plant - I GVK Jegurupadu E Godavari Andhra Pradesh APGPCL Plant - I APGPCL Vijjeswaram W Godavari Andhra Pradesh

Kusalava power plant,GMK Formly

Triveni

Gollapallem

E Godavari

Andhra Pradesh

Gautami Combined Cycle Power Plant

Mytas

Peddapuram

E Godavari

Andhra Pradesh

Konaseema Combined Cycle Power Plant

KGPL

Ravulapalem

E Godavari

Andhra Pradesh

Lanco Kondapalli Power Plant- I

Lanco

Kondapalli

Krishna

Andhra Pradesh

Lanco Kondapalli Power Plant- II

Lanco

Kondapalli

Krishna

Andhra Pradesh

Basic Components

Basic Components

Basic Components

Compressor

Draws in air & compresses it Fuel pumped in and ignited to burn with compressed air Hot gases converted to work Can drive compressor & external load

Combustion Chamber

Turbine

Basic Components

Compressor

Draws in air & compresses it Fuel pumped in and ignited to burn with compressed air Hot gases converted to work Can drive compressor & external load

Combustion Chamber

Turbine

Basic Components

Compressor

Draws in air & compresses it Fuel pumped in and ignited to burn with compressed air Hot gases converted to work Can drive compressor & external load

Combustion Chamber

Turbine

Compressor

Supplies high pressure air for combustion process Compressor types


Radial/centrifugal flow compressor Axial flow compressor

Brayton Cycle

Unlike diesels, operate on STEADYFLOW cycle Open cycle, unheated engine


1-2: Compression 2-3: Combustion 3-4: Expansion through Turbine and Exhaust Nozzle (4-1: Atmospheric Pressure)

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