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MET63 POWER PLANT ENGINEERING (3 1 0 4)

Unit I
Rankine Cycle: Classification Reheat cycle Regenerative cycle Reheat
regenerative cycle. Binary vapour cycle. Steam generators: Classification modern
high pressure generators Accessories : Feed water Pump, feed water heaters
/economiser, air pre heaters, Super heaters, separators, Separator drums, scale
cleaners, soot blowers Fuels : method of firing Fluidised bed boilers. (12 hours)
Unit II
Air handling system:forced dranght fans, primary and secondary air system for solid
fuels flue gas path; method of producing draught : natural, induced draughts
induced draught fans flue gas treatment for pollution:cyclone separator, elec
troCstatic precipitator chimney calculation of chimney height C Bottom ash
handling system. Feed water treatment: demineralised water, treatment processes :
mechanical, chemical processes Duration fuel handling system: solid fuels
pulveriserd fuels, liquid and gaseous fuels supply system. (12 hours)
Unit III
Steam injectors steam nozzles flow through nozzles nozzle efficiency Effect
of super heating supersaturated (or) metastable expansion of steam
in a nozzle steam turbines classification velocity diagrams Compounding
impulse turbine Reaction turbine C Blade profiles of impulse and reaction turbines
Calculation of blade height, width leakage prevention. (12 hours)
Unit IV
Gas turbine plant cycle classification simple cycle regenerative cycle reheat
cycle regenerative reheat cycle interCcooling. Steam and gas turbine Power
plants cycle analysis. Nuclear fuels coolants moderators radiation s
hield Nuclear reactor: different types Nuclear Power Plant Layout Waste
disposal. (12 hours)
Unit V
Fluctuating loads terms and definitions, load curves, effect of variable load,
methods to meet variable load pea load plants: demand, requiremen
ts and load analysis. Power plant economics: Estimation of cost of electrical energy,
selection of type of generation and equipment, economic analysis of performance
and operating characteristics, methods of tariff for electrical energy.
(12 hours)
Text Books :
1. P.K.Nag, Power Plant Engineering, Tata McG
raw Hill, 2000.
2. P.C.Sharma, Power Plant Engineering, Dewan
Sanjeev Kumar Kataria, 1994.
Reference Books :
1. Frederick T.Morse, Power Plant Engineering
, Affiliated EastCwest Press Ltd., 1953.
2. William A.Vapert, Power Station Engineerin
g and Economy, Tata McGraw Hill, 1972.
3.
M.D.Burghardt, Engineering Thermodynamics with Appl

ications, Harper Row, 1986


4. El Wakil M M, Power Plant Technology, McGr
awChill Publications, 2002

MEP63 THERMAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY I


(0 0 3 2)
SUGGESTED LIST OF EXPERIMENTS
1.
Determination of Kinematic Viscosity using Redwood
viscometer
2.
Determination of Flash and Fire Points using Cleave
land Apparatus.
3.
Determination of Calorific value of Solid Fuel usin
g Bomb Calorimeter
4.
Determination of Calorific value of Gaseous Fuel us
ing Junkers Gas Calorimeter
5.
Performance test on Reciprocating Air Compressor
6.
Performance test on Centrifugal Air Blower
7.
Study on the composition of Exhaust gas of an IC en
gine using Orsat Appratus under
various loads.
8.
Determination of Thermal Resistance and Conductivit
y of a Composite Wall
9.
Heat Transfer from Cylindrical Surface by Natural C
onvection
10.
Heat Transfer from Cylindrical Surface by Forced Co
nvection
11.
Heat Transfer from Pin Fin by Forced Convection
12.
Performance of Parallel Flow/Counter Flow Heat Exch
anger

MET83 ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (


3 0 0 3)
Unit I

Energy conversion global energy scenario Indian


context of energy environmental aspects of
fossil, nuclear, hydro and biomass energy conversio
n gaseous emissions solid waste liquid
waste. (9 hours)
Unit II
Energy management need for energy conservation
energy auditing role of energy manager
energy audit instruments first and second law app
roach towards energy conservation.
(9 hours)
Unit III
Energy conservation in boilers procedure for effi
ciency calculation energy conservation in
industries: pumps, fans, compressed air systems, re
frigeration and air conditioning systems, DG
sets, electrical motors, variable speed motors.
(9 hours)
Unit IV
Pollutants types physical and chemical properti
es of air pollutants behavior and fate of air
pollutants air pollutants and global climate ai
r pollutant effects. Pollution control laws and
regulation national and international role of e
nvironmental monitoring in environmental
management systems continuous emissions monitorin
g systems.
(9 hours)
Unit V
Pollution Control review of pollution control met
hods in thermal power plants industrial
nuclear automobiles disposal/treatment of solid
and liquid wastes alternate fuels.
(9 hours)
Text Books :
1. A.W.Culp, Principles of Energy Conversion, McGr
aw Hill Book Co., 1991.
2. Noel de Nevers, Air Pollution Control Engineerin
g, McGraw Hill Book Co., 2000.
Reference Books :

1. C.S.Rao, Environmental Pollution Control Enginee


ring, New Age International Pvt. Ltd.,
1995.
2. P.O.Callaghan, Energy Management, McGraw Hill Bo
ok Co., 1993.