Monday, 24 June 2013

EE2252 POWER PLANT ENGINEERING SYLLABI




ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI

AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS

R - 2008

B.E. ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

EE2252 POWER PLANT ENGINEERING 

AIM

Expose the students to basics of various power plants so that they will have the comprehensive idea of power system operation.

OBJECTIVES

To become familiar with operation of various power plants.

UNIT I THERMAL POWER PLANTS

Basic thermodynamic cycles, various components of steam power plant-layout-pulverized coal burners- Fluidized bed combustion-coal handling systems-ash handling systems- Forced draft and induced draft fans- Boilers-feed pumps-super heater- regenerator-condenser- dearearators-cooling tower

UNIT II HYDRO ELECTRIC POWER PLANTS

Layout-dams-selection of water turbines-types-pumped storage hydel plants

UNIT II I NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS

Principles of nuclear energy- Fission reactions-nuclear reactor-nuclear power plants

UNIT IV GAS AND DIESEL POWER PLANTS

Types, open and closed cycle gas turbine, work output & thermal efficiency, methods to improve performance-reheating, intercoolings, regeneration-advantage and disadvantages- Diesel engine power plant-component and layout

UNIT V NON-CONVENTIONAL POWER GENERATION

Solar energy collectors, OTEC, wind power plants, tidal power plants and geothermal resources, fuel cell, MHD power generation-principle, thermoelectric power generation, thermionic power generation
 L = 45 T = 15 TOTAL = 60 PERIODS

TEXT BOOKS

1. A Course in Power Plant Engineering by Arora and Domkundwar, Dhanpat Rai and Co.Pvt.Ltd., New Delhi.

2. Power Plant Engineering by P.K. Nag, Tata McGraw Hill, Second Edition , Fourth reprint 2003.

REFERENCES:

1. Power station Engineering and Economy by Bernhardt G.A.Skrotzki and William A. Vopat- Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Ltd., New Delhi, 20th reprint 2002.

2. An introduction to power plant technology by G.D. Rai-Khanna Publishers, Delhi- 110 005.

3. Power Plant Technology, M.M. El-Wakil McGraw Hill 1984.

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