CME384 Syllabus - Power Plant Engineering - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CME384 Syllabus - Power Plant Engineering - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CME384

POWER PLANT ENGINEERING

 L T P C

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
1 To study the coal based thermal power plants.
2 To study the diesel, gas turbine and combined cycle power plants.
3 To learn the basic of nuclear engineering and power plants.
4 To learn the power from renewable energy
5 To study energy, economic and environmental issues of power plants

UNIT I

COAL BASED THERMAL POWER PLANTS

9

Rankine cycle - improvisations, Layout of modern coal power plant, Super Critical Boilers, FBC Boilers, Turbines, Condensers, Steam & Heat rate, Subsystems of thermal power plants – Fuel and ash handling, Draught system, Feed water treatment. Binary Cycles and Cogeneration systems.

UNIT II

DIESEL, GAS TURBINE AND COMBINED CYCLE POWER PLANTS

9

Otto, Diesel, Dual & Brayton Cycle - Analysis & Optimisation. Components of Diesel and Gas Turbine power plants. Combined Cycle Power Plants. Integrated Gasifier based Combined Cycle systems.


UNIT III

NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS

9

Basics of Nuclear Engineering, Layout and subsystems of Nuclear Power Plants, Working of Nuclear Reactors : Boiling Water Reactor (BWR), Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR), CANada Deuterium- Uranium reactor (CANDU), Breeder, Gas Cooled and Liquid Metal Cooled Reactors. Safety measures for Nuclear Power plants.

UNIT IV

POWER FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY

9

Hydro Electric Power Plants – Classification, Typical Layout and associated components including Turbines. Principle, Construction and working of Wind, Tidal, Solar Photo Voltaic (SPV), Solar Thermal, Geo Thermal, Biogas and Fuel Cell power systems.

UNIT V

ENERGY, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES OF POWER PLANTS

9

Power tariff types, Load distribution parameters, load curve, Comparison of site selection criteria, relative merits & demerits, Capital & Operating Cost of different power plants. Pollution control technologies including Waste Disposal Options for Coal and Nuclear Power Plants.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: At the end of the course the students would be able to
1. Explain the layout, construction and working of the components inside a thermal power plant.
2. Explain the layout, construction and working of the components inside a Diesel, Gas and Combined cycle power plants.
3. Explain the layout, construction and working of the components inside nuclear power plants.
4. Explain the layout, construction and working of the components inside Renewable energy power plants
5. Explain the applications of power plants while extend their knowledge to power plant economics and environmental hazards and estimate the costs of electrical energy production.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Nag. P.K., "Power Plant Engineering", Third Edition, Tata McGraw – Hill Publishing Company Ltd., 2008.
2. A Textbook of Power Plant Engineeringby R.K. Rajput | 1 January 2016

REFERENCES:
1. El-Wakil. M.M., "Power Plant Technology", Tata McGraw – Hill Publishing Company Ltd., 2010.
2. Godfrey Boyle, "Renewable energy", Open University, Oxford University Press in association with the Open University, 2004.
3. Thomas C. Elliott, Kao Chen and Robert C. Swanekamp, "Power Plant Engineering", Second Edition, Standard Handbook of McGraw – Hill, 1998.
4. Power Plant Engineeringby B. Vijaya Ramnath C. Elanchezhian, L. Saravanakumar | 1 November 2019
5. Power Plant Engineering, As per AICTE: Theory and Practice by Dipak Kumar Mandal, Somnath Chakrabarti, et al. | 1 January 2019

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