Power Plant Engineering
course deals with the types, construction, working principles and performance
of power plants for the generation of hydro power, nuclear power, thermal power
including diesel power plant; component design and performance, plant
operation, control, economics and environmental impact considering IEEE
standards. It also covers electrical equipment used in power stations.
enrich the students with the fair knowledge of recent trends in power
Transmission and Distribution Systems
the end of this course, the student should be able to:
different types of Power Plants, site selection criteria of each one of them
including hydropower station.
Power Plant Operation, turbine governing, different types of high pressure
boilers including supercritical and supercharged boilers, Fluidized bed
Design of chimney
in thermal power plants, knowledge of cooling tower operation, numerical on
surface condenser design.
different types of Nuclear power plants including Pressurized water reactor,
boiling water reactor, gas cooled reactor, liquid metal fast breeder reactor.
Analyse of Power
Plant Economics, Energy Storage including compressed air energy and pumped
environmental and safety aspects of power plant operation.
student completing the course is expected to:
1. Explain the various types of power plants and sources
of power generation.
2. Describe the substation classifications and selection.
3. Set up a simple power plant.
4. Select the suitability of site for a power plant.
5. Calculate performance of thermal power plant.
6. Use ash handling, coal handling methods in a thermal
7. Explain working principle of different types of
nuclear power plant.
8. Calculate load factor, capacity factor, average load
and peak load on a power plant.
State different safety aspects of power plants