March 14, 2019
Hydro Control Systems app by Petrotech

What Is the Function of a Hydro Turbine Control System?

In run-of-river hydroelectric plants, it’s essential that the amount of water flowing in the river is properly controlled by a plant control system by varying the […]
February 19, 2019
A steam turbine generator

What Is the Function of a Governor in a Steam Turbine?

A steam turbine governor is a component of the turbine control system that regulates rotational speed in response to changing load conditions. The governor output signal […]
February 15, 2019
Process Control Systems for surge testings

How Does Surge Testing Work?

Anti-Surge controllers use measurements from suction pressure and temperature, discharge pressure and temperature, and either suction or discharge flow, to determine the flow at which the […]
February 6, 2019
A close up of a turbine

How Does the Spinning of a Turbine Generate Power?

Although electricity was discovered as early as the 18th century, humans have made significant strides in producing electrical power through various means since that time. Among […]