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Power Station Engineering PDF VSSUT – PSE PDF VSSUT of Total Complete Notes

Power Station Engineering PDF VSSUT – PSE PDF VSSUT of Total Complete Notes

Link: Complete Notes

Module – 1

Introduction to different sources of energy and general discussion on their application to generation,

Hydrology: Catchments area of a reservoir and estimation of amount of water collected due to annual rainfall,
flow curve and flow duration curve of a river and estimation of amount stored in a reservoir
formed by a dam across the river, elementary idea about Earthen and Concrete dam,

Turbines: Operational principle of Kaplan, Francis and Pelton wheel, specific speed, work done and

Hydro plant: – head gate, penstock, surge tank, scroll case, draft tube and tail race,

Classification of plants,turbines different heads, plant capacity as a base load and peak load station, power plant auxiliaries.

Link: Module – 1

Module – 2

Thermal Power: Overall plant components in Block diagrams indicating the air circuit,

coal and ash circuit, water and steam circuit, cooling water circuit,

various types of steam turbines, ash and coal handling system,water tube boiler,

fire tube boiler, super heater, economizer, air preheater, dust collection,

draft fans and chimney; condensers, feed water heaters, evaporate and makeup water,

bleeding of steam; cooling water system; Governors, plant layout and station auxiliaries.

Link: Module – 2

Module – 3

Nuclear Power: Introduction to fission & fusion, reactor construction, controlled chain reaction,

operational control of reactors, Brief study of various types of reactors (Boiling water, pressurized water,layout of nuclear power plant,

Electrical System: Different types of alternators, methods of cooling,

Excitation system: – Shaft mounted D.C. Generator, elements of static and brush less excitation, field flashing.

Link: Module – 3

Module – 4

AVR: – magnetic amplifier and thyristor converter type/DVR. Main transformer,

unit transformer and station reserve transformer, commissioning tests of alternators and transformers,

Choice of size and number of generating units: Review of the terms maximum demand,

load factor, diversity factor, plant capacity and use factor.

Link: Module – 4

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