When warming the turbines, cold start or warm, we have manufacturers recommended procedures for temperature soak times. Sometimes these are longer than necessary. Does anyone know of other methods, perhaps monitor Differential Expansion or strain gauges, to speed up startup?
Allis CHalmers 1960's impulse reaction cross compound type 370MW.
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