Title page for ETD etd-11072012-040227
|Type of Document
||McMurrer, James E.
||An economic study of a proposed 2000-KW turbo-generator unit in the Virginia Polytechnic Institute central heating and power plant
||Master of Science
||Power and Fuel Engineering
|Long, C. Hardy
|Jones, J. B.
|Norris, Earle Bertram
|Pardue, Louis A.
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute Power Plant.
|Date of Defense
The chief function of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute Central Heating and Power Plant is to provide steam for
heating the various building: on the campus. The plant also
furnishes the campus and the community of Blacksburg with a
portion of their power requirements, the campus with hot
water, and the college laundry with soft water The basic
function of the plant, however, is the generation cf steam
to be used for heating most of the buildings located on the
oampus.The electric energy is generated as a by-product of
the basic heating function of the plant.
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