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  • Power Plant Engineering
    by Harish C. Rai


UNIT 1. Introduction: Energy resources and their availability, types of power plants, selection of the plants, review of basic thermodynamic cycles used in power plants.

UNIT 2. Hydro Electric Power Plants : Rainfall and run-off measurements and plotting of various curves for estimating stream flow and size of reservoir, power plants design, construction and operation of different components of hydro-electric power plants, site selection, comparison with other types of power plants.

UNIT 3. Steam Power Plants: Flow sheet and working of modern-thermal power plants, super critical pressure steam stations, site selection, coal storage, preparation, coal handling systems, feeding and burning of pulverized fuel, ash handling systems, dust collection-mechanical dust collector and electrostatic precipitator.

UNIT 4. Combined Cycles: Constant pressure gas turbine power plants, Arrangements of combined plants ( steam & gas turbine power plants ), re-powering systems with gas production from coal, using PFBC systems, with organic fluids, parameters affecting thermodynamic efficiency of combined cycles. Problems.

UNIT 5. Nuclear Power Plants: Principles of nuclear energy, basic nuclear reactions, nuclear reactors-PWR, BWR, CANDU, Sodium graphite, fast breeder, homogeneous; gas cooled. Advantages and limitations, nuclear power station, waste disposal.

UNIT 6. Power Plant Economics: load curve, different terms and definitions, cost of electrical energy, tariffs methods of electrical energy, performance & operating characteristics of power plants- incremental rate theory, input-out put curves, efficiency, heat rate, economic load sharing, Problems.

UNIT 7. Non-Conventional Power Generation: Solar radiation estimation, solar energy collectors, low, medium & high temperature power plants, OTEC, wind power plants, tidal power plants, geothermal power plants.

UNIT 8. Direct Energy Conversion Systems: Fuel cell, MHD power generation-principle, open & closed cycles systems, thermoelectric power generation, thermionic power generation.


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