Improved Diagnosis of Boiler Feed Pumps in a Thermal Power Plant
R.Zarrouk1, M. El Amrani2, H. El Maati3, H. Santillan-Ortiz4
1R.Zarrouk, Department of Electronics And System, University Mohammed I, Oujda, Morocco.
2M. El Amrani, Department of Electronics And System, University Mohammed I, Oujda, Morocco.
3H. EL Maati, Department In Technological, University Mohammed I, National School of Applied Science, Oujda, Morocco.
4H. Santillan-Ortiz, Department In Technological University of Mexico.
Manuscript received on November 27, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on December 15, 2019. | Manuscript published on December 30, 2019. | PP: 931-935 | Volume-9 Issue-2, December, 2019. | Retrieval Number: B2511129219/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.B2511.129219
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Abstract: In thermal power plants, the boiler feed pumps are classified as vital machines. Therefore, the lack of its availability leads immediately to a loss of electricity production. They can also be the source of serious incidents or accidents that directly threaten the operational safety of the machine, as well as the safety of personnel. The inspection is a very effective solution to reduce the possibility of an accident. The vibration analysis can specifically detect with opportunity the possible mechanical, hydraulic and electrical defects that probably exist in motor pump. This document presents different techniques of vibration analysis, which were applied in different pumps to make an effective diagnosis.
Keywords: Control and diagnosis of motor pumps, Spectral analysis, Envelope analysis, Time-frequency analysis, scalogram.