TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Electric Power

Performance Benefits Using Siemens Advanced Compressor Cleaning System

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Christoph Pels Leusden

Siemens AG Power Generation, Service Development, Mülheim a.d.R., Germany

Christoph Sorgenfrey

Siemens AG Power Generation, Marketing Modernisation and Upgrades Gas Turbine Power Plants, Berlin, Germany

Lutz Dümmel

Kraftwerk Oberburg GmbH, Obernburg, Germany

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 126(4), 763-769 (Nov 24, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1787512 History: Received October 01, 2002; Revised March 01, 2003; Online November 24, 2004
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Gradients of performance losses for intervals where online-washing was not carried out
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Probability density function for efficiency benefits resulting from online-compressor cleaning
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Probability density function for power output benefits resulting from online-compressor cleaning
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Measured evolution of efficiency following offline-compressor cleaning
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Measured evolution of power output following offline compressor cleaning
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Evaluation of mean monthly performance relative to initial performance after the first major outage
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Types of losses leading to overall performance degradation
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Typical results for performance parameters for 24 h of operation. Evaluation of benefits for online-compressor cleaning.
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Siemens AG Power Generation V64.3 unit



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