An article published by « E3S Web of Conferences 13, 04003 (2017)« .
The paper presents the process of improving the safety and reliability of operation the 18K370 steam turbines Opole Power Plant since the first failure in 2010, up to install the on-line monitoring system. It shows how the units work and how to analyse the contol stage as a critical node in designing the turbine. They have also briefly discussed the way of lifecycle management of individual elements. The presented actions could be considered satisfactory, and improve the safety of operating steam turbines of type 18K370.