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The 900,000-Kw Turbine-Generator for Bull Run Station of TVA

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Carl Schabtach

Engineering, Large Steam Turbine-Generator Department, General Electric Company, Schenectady, N. Y.

J. Eng. Power 86(2), 219-224 (Apr 01, 1964) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3677581 History: Received May 05, 1963; Online January 10, 2012

Abstract

The general arrangement and principal design features of a 900,000-kw turbine-generator are described and illustrated. Initial steam conditions are 3500-psi 1000 F with reheat to 1000 F. The unit is cross compound with single-flow, high-pressure and double-flow, low-pressure sections with 43-in. last-stage buckets at 1800 rpm and side exhaust to the condensers. The generators, each with a maximum capacity of 527,778 kva, employ water cooling of the armature bars; the 3600-rpm field employs the gap pickup system of conductor cooling and the 1800-rpm field is conventionally cooled with hydrogen.

Copyright © 1964 by ASME
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