|Author||Smock, R. W.|
|Source||United States Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information|
|Subject Keyword||FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS ♦ FOSSIL-FUEL POWER PLANTS ♦ CONTROL SYSTEMS ♦ ANALOG SYSTEMS ♦ COAL ♦ COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS ♦ COST ♦ DATA ACQUISITION ♦ DIGITAL SYSTEMS ♦ INSTALLATION ♦ PERFORMANCE ♦ CARBONACEOUS MATERIALS ♦ ENERGY SOURCES ♦ FOSSIL FUELS ♦ FUELS ♦ POWER PLANTS ♦ THERMAL POWER PLANTS 200104* -- Fossil-Fueled Power Plants-- Components ♦ Fossil-Fueled Power PlantsEconomics|
|Abstract||Experience at 8 large installations during the past 6 years shows that direct digital control (DDC) of power plants works, but it is not shown that DDC is superior to a sophisticated analog control system in terms of improved power plant performance or cost. DDC systems are shown to be as reliable as analog controls. Brief descriptions and experiences are given for the DDC systems on the following power plants: Louisiana Power and Light (2 plants); Pacific Gas and Electric; Columbus and Southern Ohio; Dallas Power and Light; Texas Power and Light; and Pennsylvania Power and Light (2 plants). (MCW)|
|Learning Resource Type||Article|
|Publisher Place||United States|
|Journal||Electr. Light Power|
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