Standby Power Generating Sets

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Standby Power Generating Sets
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<emphasis role="bold">Introduction</emphasis> This chapter briefly discusses where and why the need for standby generation arises and describes the systems that are included in a normal standby power generating set. Most standby generating sets are diesel engine driven and this book concentrates on such sets. A small number of sets above about 500 kW may be driven by gas turbines and the section titled “The Power Unit” includes an introduction to gas turbines. They are mentioned elsewhere in the…
Alexander King; William Knight: Uninterruptible Power Supplies. Standby Power Generating Sets, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2003), AccessEngineering Export