Monthly Archive for: «May, 2014»

Generating Electricity with Combustion Turbines

Two basic types There are two basic types of combustion turbines (CTs) other than the microturbines: The heavy frame industrial turbines and The aeroderivative turbines. The heavy frame systems are derived from similar models… Read more

May 28, 2014 | Edvard

Arriving at the scene of a pole fire. What to do?

When failure occurs… Utility pole fires are common and should be treated with great respect by firefighters. Pole fires are normally caused by the failure of insulators, switches, catastrophic failure of transformers or oil-filled… Read more

May 21, 2014 | Edvard

Effects of Speed Variation on Rotodynamic Pumps

Varying the rotational speed A rotodynamic pump is a dynamic device with the head generated by a rotating impeller. Thus, there is a relationship between impeller peripheral velocity and generated head. Peripheral velocity is… Read more

May 09, 2014 | Edvard

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