ME2403 POWER PLANT ENGINEERING Syllabus for Mechanical Seventh(7th) Semester - Anna University


ME2403                            POWER PLANT ENGINEERING                               L T  P C
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OBJECTIVE:
·    To understand the various components , operations and applications of different types of power plants

UNIT I              INTRODUCTION TO POWER PLANTS AND BOILERS                         9
Layout of Steam , Hydel , Diesel , MHD, Nuclear and Gas turbine Power Plants Combined Power cycles – comparison and selection , Load duration Curves Steam boilers and cycles High pressure and Super Critical Boilers Fluidised Bed Boilers

UNIT II             STEAM POWER PLANT                                                                          9
Fuel and ash handling ,Combustion  Equipment for burning coal, Mechanical Stokers. Pulveriser,    Electrostatic  Precipitator,  DraughtDifferent  Types,  Surface  condenser types, cooling Towers

UNIT III           NUCLEAR AND HYDEL POWER PLANTS                                              9
Nuclear Energy-Fission , Fusion Reaction, Types of Reactors, Pressurized water reactor
,Boiling  water  reactor,  Waste  disposal  and  safety  Hydel  Power    plant-  Essential
elements, Selection of turbines, governing of Turbines- Micro hydel developments

UNIT IV          DIESEL AND GAS TURBINE POWER PLANT                                         9
Types of diesel plants, components , Selection of Engine type, applications-Gas turbine power plant- Fuels- Gas turbine material open and closed cycles- reheating Regeneration and intercooling combines cycle

UNIT V       OTHER POWER PLANTS AND ECONOMICS OF  POWER PLANTS        9
Geo thermal- OTEC- tidel- Pumped storage Solar central receiver system Cost of electric Energy- Fixed and operating costs-Energy rates- Types tariffs- Economics of load sharing, comparison of various power plants.



TEXT BOOKS:

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS


1.  Arora S.C and Domkundwar S, A Course in Power Plant Engineering Dhanpat
Rai, 2001
2.  Nag P.K ,Power Plant Engineering. Third edition Tata McGraw- Hill ,2007

REFERENCES:

1.    EI-Wakil M.M ,Power Plant Technology,Tata McGraw-Hill 1984
2.    K.K.Ramalingam , Power Plant Engineering, Scitech Publications, 2002
3.    G.R,Nagpal , Power Plant Engineering, Khanna Publishers 1998
4.    G.D.Rai, Introduction to Power Plant technology” Khanna Publishers, 1995









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