EE2252 POWER PLANT ENGINEERING Syllabus EEE Fourth(4th) Semester - Anna University B.E. - Regulation 2008


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
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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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