General Purpose Steam Turbines for Petroleum, Chemical, and Gas Industry Services
API Std 611 | 5th Edition | March 2008 |
Covers the minimum requirements for general-purpose steam turbines. These requirements include basic design, materials, related lubrication systems, controls, auxiliary equipment, and accessories. General-purpose turbines are horizontal or vertical turbines used to drive equipment that is usually spared, is relatively small in size, or is in non-critical service. They are generally used where steam conditions will not exceed a pressure of 48 bar (700 psig) and a temperature of 400C (750F) or where speed will not exceed 6000 rpm. Refer to API 612 for special-purpose steam turbines.