Introduction to the Circulating Water System

Learning objectives

  • Discuss the function of a circulating water system and its role in the operation of a power plant
  • Describe the typical components used in a circulating water system
  • Identify flow paths that bring circulating water into, through and out of a typical power plant
  • Describe system operation during:
    • Start-up
    • Normal use
    • Shutdown

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the design and operation of a circulating water system.

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