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O&M


Rediscovering Fire: Advancements in Gas Turbine Combustion

Gas power market drivers and a quest for relevance in future decarbonized systems are driving fundamental shifts in gas turbine combustion design approaches. Combustion lies at the heart of gas…


Advanced Technology, Innovative Solutions Enhance Nuclear Operations and Maintenance

Incorporating new technology and solutions being used by others could help nuclear power plant staff improve operations and maintenance practices. Nuclear power plants face many challenges. Monitoring heat exchangers for…


Troubleshooting Issues and Eliminating Headaches Related to Control Valves

An oscillating control valve may appear to be the source of control instability and repair efforts are usually focused only there. When this fails to solve the issue, further investigation…


Innovative Engineering Results in Successful Steam Blowing Operation

Experience gained by a project team during a steam blowing operation for a combined cycle power project in Indonesia is described in this article. A specific challenge faced by the…


Maintenance Planning and Execution Standards and Best Practices

The equipment and facilities supporting today’s critical infrastructure are vital to modern society. This article provides testing and maintenance tips to ensure systems are kept in top condition. Power plant…