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Preparing for Power Plant Shutdowns

Learning objectives

  • List and define the three classifications of power plant shutdowns
  • Discuss the purpose of blowing soot and removing ash from the boiler
  • Discuss coal system preparations completed prior to a scheduled shutdown
  • Explain what four conditions must simultaneously exist while reducing the firing rate of a boiler
  • Describe each of the basic tasks associated with ramping-down a turbine/generator

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the basic tasks that must be performed on plant equipment prior to a power plant shutdown.

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