The report discusses actions that can improve availability. The following discussed are: (1) the meaning of power plant availability; (2) the organization of the electric power industry; (3) some general considerations of availability; (4) the improvement of power plant availability--design factors, control of shipping and construction, maintenance, operating practices, (5) sources of statistics on generating plant availability, (6) effects of reducing forced outage rates and; (7) comments by electric utilities on generating unit availability.
NASA STI/Recon Technical Report N
- Pub Date:
- May 1975
- Electric Power Plants;
- Design Analysis;
- Quality Control;
- Energy Production and Conversion