Instrumentation & Controls

Power plant security issues. Latest developments and case studies of new and retrofit power plant digital and wireless instrumentation and control systems

Understanding refractory failures
Understanding refractory failures

Refractory is an integral part of boilers. In the steam-generating industry, refractory materials are used to fill gaps and openings (to help keep the fire inside the firebox), to line…



Long-term catalyst health care
Long-term catalyst health care

Catalyst management refers to a comprehensive methodology for predicting when catalyst layers should be replaced or regenerated, or a new layer added, based on catalyst deactivation rates, performance requirements, and…


Estimating SCR installation costs
Estimating SCR installation costs

The goal of the Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) signed into law almost a year ago is to reduce NOx emissions by 60%, relative to 2003 levels, across 28 eastern…