Energy Engineering for SPPU 15 Course (BE - II - Mech. - 402047) (Decode)

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Unit 1: Introduction and Thermal Power Plant A) Power Generation : global scenario, present status of power generation in India, in Maharashtra, Role of private and governmental organizations, load shedding, carbon credits, pitfalls in power reforms, concept of cascade efficiency. B) Thermal Power Plant : General layout of modern thermal power plant with different circuits, site selection criteria, classification of coal, coal blending, coal beneficiation, selection of coal for thermal power plant, slurry type fuels, pulverized fuel handling systems, fuel burning methods, FBC systems, high pressure boilers, ash handling system, Rankine cycle with reheat and regeneration (Numerical Treatment), steam power plants with process heating (Numerical Treatment) (Chapters - 1, 2) Unit 2: Steam Condenser and Environmental Impacts of Thermal Power Plant A) Steam Condenser : Necessity of steam condenser, elements of steam condensing plant, classification, cooling water requirements, condenser efficiency, vacuum efficiency (Numerical Treatment), cooling towers, air leakage and its effects on condenser performance, air pumps (Numerical Treatment for Air Pump capacity) B) Environmental impact of thermal power plants : Different pollutants from thermal power plants, their effects on human health and vegetation, methods to control pollutants such as particulate matter; oxides of sulphur; oxides of nitrogen, dust handling systems, ESP, scrubbers, water pollution, thermal pollution, noise pollution from TPP and its control. (Chapters - 3, 4) Unit 3: Hydroelectric and Nuclear Power Plant A) Hydroelectric Power Plant : site selection, classification of HEPP (based on head, nature of load, water quantity), criteria for turbine selection, dams, spillways, surge tank and forebay, advantages and disadvantages of HEPP, hydrograph, flow duration curve ,mass curve, (Numerical Treatment) environmental impacts of HEPP B) Nuclear Power Plants : elements of NPP, types of nuclear reactor (PWR, BWR, CANDU, GCR, LMCR, OMCR, fast breeder, fusion), material for nuclear fuel, cladding, coolants, control rod and shielding, nuclear waste disposal, environmental impacts of NPP. (Chapters - 5, 6) Unit 4: Diesel and Gas Turbine Power Plant A) Diesel Power Plants : applications, components of DPP, different systems of DPP, plant layout, performance of DPP (Numerical Treatment) advantages & disadvantages of diesel power plant, environmental impacts of DPP. B) Gas Turbine Power Plant : general layout of GTPP, components of GTPP, open, closed & semi-closed cycle gas turbine plant, Brayton cycle analysis for thermal efficiency, work ratio, maximum & optimum pressure ratio, methods to improve thermal efficiency of GTPP: inter-cooling; reheating & regeneration cycle (numerical treatment), gas and steam turbine combined cycle plant, environmental impacts of GTPP. (Chapters - 7, 8) Unit 5: Non-Conventional Power Plants Solar Power Plant based on: flat plate collector, solar ponds, parabolic solar collector, heliostat, solar chimney, SPV cell based plants: working principal, solar photovoltaic systems, applications. Geothermal Plant: superheated steam system, flash type, binary cycle plant. Tidal Power Plant: components, single basin, double basin systems. OTEC Plant: principal of working, Claude cycle, Anderson Cycle. MHD Power Generation : Principal of working, Open Cycle MHD generator, closed cycle MHD generators. Fuel cell : alkaline, acidic, proton-exchange membrane Wind Power Plant : wind availability, wind mills and subsystems, classification of wind turbines, operating characteristics, wind solar hybrid power plants, challenges in commercialization of non-conventional power plants, environmental impacts of NCPP. (Chapter - 9) Unit 6: Instrumentation and Economics of Power Plant A) Power Plant Instruments : layout of electrical equipment, generator, exciter, generator cooling, short circuits & limiting methods, switch gear, circuit breaker, power transformers, methods of earthling, protective devices & control system used in power plants, measurement of high voltage, current and power, control room B) Economics of Power Generation : cost of electric energy, fixed and operating cost [methods to determine depreciation cost] (Numerical Treatment), selection and type of generation, selection of generation equipment , load curves, performance and operation characteristics of power plants, load division, all terms related to fluctuating load plant (Numerical Treatment) (Chapters - 10, 11)

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Author: [Anup Goel, Siddu Patil] Pages: 364 Edition: 2020 Vendors: Technical Publications