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Reliability of the Afam electric power generating station, Nigeria

By Mark C. Eti, S. O. T. Ogaji and S. D. Probert

Abstract

Today’s economic climate requires that each industry aim at achieving maximum production capability while minimizing capital investment e.g. in the maintenance function. This means finding ways to maximize equipment reliability and up-time and extend plant and equipment life through cost effective maintenance. This paper surveys the performance of gas turbine plants in Afam Thermal Power Station. The findings show that the impact of lost generation (through non-availability) exceeded within a few years, the initial purchase price of the power plants and associated equipments

Topics: reliability, reducing, economic, impact, performance, Afam, powerstation
Publisher: Elsevier
Year: 2004
DOI identifier: 10.1016/S0306-2619(03)00094-1
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk:1826/760
Provided by: Cranfield CERES
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