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Title: ABB's advanced steam turbine program

Abstract

Demand for industrial steam turbines for combined-cycle applications and cogeneration plants has influenced turbine manufacturers to standardize their machines to reduce delivery time and cost. ABB, also a supplier of turnkey plants, manufactures steam turbines in Finspong, Sweden, at the former ASEA Stal facilities and in Nuernberg, Germany, at the former AEG facilities. The companies have joined forces, setting up the advanced Steam Turbine Program (ATP) that, once completed, will cover a power range from two to 100 MW. The company decided to use two criteria as a starting point, the high efficiency design of the Swedish turbines and the high reliability of the German machines. Thus, the main task was combining the two designs in standard machines that could be assembled quickly into predefined packages to meet specific needs of combined-cycle and cogeneration plants specified by customers. In carrying out this project, emphasis was put on cost reduction as one of the main goals. The first results of the ATP program, presented by ABB Turbinen Nuernberg, is the range of 2-30 MW turbines covered by two frame sizes comprising standard components supporting the thermodynamic module. An important feature is the standardization of the speed reduction gearbox.

Authors:
OSTI Identifier:
6533736
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 6533736
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Diesel and Gas Turbine Worldwide; (United States); Journal Volume: 27:1
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; 20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; STEAM TURBINES; DESIGN; MANUFACTURING; COGENERATION; COMBINED-CYCLE POWER PLANTS; DUAL-PURPOSE POWER PLANTS; DEUS; ENERGY SYSTEMS; EQUIPMENT; MACHINERY; POWER GENERATION; POWER PLANTS; STEAM GENERATION; THERMAL POWER PLANTS; TURBINES; TURBOMACHINERY 330103* -- Internal Combustion Engines-- Turbine; 200104 -- Fossil-Fueled Power Plants-- Components; 200102 -- Fossil-Fueled Power Plants-- Power Cycles

Citation Formats

Chellini, R. ABB's advanced steam turbine program. United States: N. p., Web.
Chellini, R. ABB's advanced steam turbine program. United States.
Chellini, R. . "ABB's advanced steam turbine program". United States.
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abstractNote = {Demand for industrial steam turbines for combined-cycle applications and cogeneration plants has influenced turbine manufacturers to standardize their machines to reduce delivery time and cost. ABB, also a supplier of turnkey plants, manufactures steam turbines in Finspong, Sweden, at the former ASEA Stal facilities and in Nuernberg, Germany, at the former AEG facilities. The companies have joined forces, setting up the advanced Steam Turbine Program (ATP) that, once completed, will cover a power range from two to 100 MW. The company decided to use two criteria as a starting point, the high efficiency design of the Swedish turbines and the high reliability of the German machines. Thus, the main task was combining the two designs in standard machines that could be assembled quickly into predefined packages to meet specific needs of combined-cycle and cogeneration plants specified by customers. In carrying out this project, emphasis was put on cost reduction as one of the main goals. The first results of the ATP program, presented by ABB Turbinen Nuernberg, is the range of 2-30 MW turbines covered by two frame sizes comprising standard components supporting the thermodynamic module. An important feature is the standardization of the speed reduction gearbox.},
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