The problem of three-dimensional, transient heat flow in the rotors of large turbine-generators is solved using a finite element formulation and employing new arch-shaped elements. Applications toâ€¦ (More)

A three-dimensional finite element solution of the scalar potential problem is described. The shape functions and exact solution matrices are derived algebraically for utmost economy in computation.â€¦ (More)

The steady state heat flow problem in the atator cores of large turbine-generators is solved using three-dimensional finite elements. The results are compared with those obtained by a thermalâ€¦ (More)

This paper describes the procedure for analyzing nonlinear transient electromagnetic phenomena in electrical machines and devices with the finite element method. Two time integration methods are usedâ€¦ (More)

Dynamic simulation is a valuable tool for optimizing the design and operation of steam electric power plants, especially those that change load or shut down frequently. However, its use has beenâ€¦ (More)

The problem of three-dimensional, transient heat flow in the rotors of large turbine-generators is solved using a finite element formulation and employing new arch-shaped elements. Applications toâ€¦ (More)

A program to identify the root causes of observed failures in power plant components is described. A study of generic failures is applied to boilers, pulverizers, pumps, bearings, fans,â€¦ (More)