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GLOBAL INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, VELLORE

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

LESSON PLAN

ACADEMIC YEAR (2013- 2014) - ODD SEMESTER

CODE/ SUBJECT : ME 2403 Power Plant Engineering


STAFF NAME : Mrs.Y.ANITHA

STAFF DESIGNATION : ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

CLASS/BRANCH : IV YEAR/ VII SEM MECH

TEXTBOOKS:

T1 Arora S.C and Domkundwar S, A Course in Power Plant Engineering, Dhanpat Rai, 2001

T2 Nag P.K ,Power Plant Engineering. Third edition Tata McGraw- Hill ,2007

REFERENCE BOOKS:

R1 EI-Wakil M.M ,Power Plant Technology, Tata McGraw-Hill 1984

R2 - K.K.Ramalingam , Power Plant Engineering , Scitech Publications, 2002

R3 G.R,Nagpal , Power Plant Engineering, Khanna Publishers 1998

R4 - G.D.Rai, Introduction to Power Plant technology Khanna Publishers, 1995


SYLLABUS
No. Of CUMULATIVE BOOKS PAGE
S.No TOPICS
PERIODS PERIODS REFERRED NUMBERS

UNIT I
INTRODUCTION TO POWER PLANTS &
BOILERS
1 Introduction of various power plant and 1 1 T1
boilers
2 Working principles of steam, hydel power 1 T1
2
plant

3 MHD,Nuclear and Gas turbine power plant 1 3 T1

4 Combined power cycles, comparsion and 1 T1


4
selection of power plants

5 Load Duration Curves 1 5 T1

6 Steam Boilers and Cycles High Pressure 1 6 T1

7 High Pressure 1 7 T1

8 Super Critical Boilers 1 8 T1

9 Fluidised Bed Boilers 1 9 T1

UNIT II
STEAM POWER PLANT
10 Fuel Handling 1 10 T1

11 Ash Handling 1 11 T1

12 Combustion Equipment for burning coal 1 12 T1

13 Mechanical Stokers 1 13 T1

14 Pulveriser 1 14 T1

15 Electrostatic Precipitator, 1 15 T1

16 Draught different types 1 16 T1

17 Surface Condenser Types 1 17 T1

18 Cooling Towers 1 18 T1

UNIT III
NUCLEAR AND HYDEL POWER PLANTS
19 Nuclear Energy Fission, Fusion Reaction 1 19 T1

20 Types of Reactors, pressurized water reactor 1 20 T1

21 Boiling Water Reactor 1 21 T1

22 Waste Disposal and safety 1 22 T1


23 Hydel Power Plant Essential Elements 1 23 T1

24 Hydel Power Plant Essential Elements 1 24 T1

25 Selection of Turbines, 1 25 T1

26 Governing of Turbines 1 26 T1

27 Micro Hydel developments. T1


1 27

UNIT IV
DIESEL AND GAS TURBINE
POWER PLANT
28 Types of Diesel Plants, 1 28 T1

29 Components of diesel power plant 1 29 T1

30 Selection of Engine Type, 1 30 T1

31 Gas Turbine Power Plant Fuels 1 31 T1

32 Gas Turbine Material Open and Closed Cycles 1 32 T1

33 Reheating in gas turbine power plant 1 33 T1

34 Regeneration in gas turbine power plant 1 34 T1

35 Intercooling Combined Cycle 1 35 T1

36 Intercooling Combined Cycle 1 36 T1

UNIT V
OTHER POWER PLANTS AND
ECONOMICS OF POWER PLANTS
37 Geo thermal OTEC 1 37 T1

38 Tidel power plant 1 38 T1

39 Pumped storage - Solar thermal central receiver T1


1 39
system

40 Cost of Electric Energy Fixed and operating T1


1 40
Costs

41 Energy Rates Types of Tariffs 1 41 T1

42 Economics of load sharing 1 42 T1

43 Comparison of economics of various power plants 1 43 T1

44 Numerical problems 1 44 T1

45 Numerical problems T1
1 45

Prepared by Verified by
Y.ANITHA

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