Power Plant : Thermal, Gas, Wind, Hydro & Solar

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This app is dedicated for the powerplant engineering and can be used as a guide book of the following

Thermal power plant
Gas power plant
Wind power plant
Hydro power plant
Nuclear power plant
Coal power plant

Following topics have been covered



Contents
Hydro
Hydrology
• First requirement –
• Hydrology deals with occurrence and distribution of water over and under earth’s surface.
• Watershed, catchment area or drainage area:
Objectives of Hydrology
Various terms related to Hydrology
• Hydrograph:
• Flow duration curve:
• Mass curve
• Storage:
• Pondage:
• Primary Power:
• Secondary Power:
• Dump Power:
• Maximum flow estimation:
Site Selection for Hydropower Plants
Various types of dams
Gravity Dams:
Earth Dams:
Rockfill Dams:
Arch Dams:
Buttress Dams:
Classification of Hydropower Plants
According to water flow regulation:
According to Load:
According to head:
Components of a Hydro Power Plant
Key components: Conduit
Conduits
Key components: Surge Tank
Water Hammer
Negative Pressure
Key Components: Draft Tubes, Scroll Casing and Tailrace.
The function of the draft tube is to
Scroll Casing:
Tailrace:
Integrals of a Hydraulic Plant
Power House
Switchyard
Hydraulic Turbines
Types of Hydraulic Turbines
Difference between Impulse and Reaction Turbines
Impulse Turbine
Reaction Turbine
Comparison of Kaplan, Francis and Pelton
Kaplan
Francis
Peltron
Specific Speed (Ns)
Runaway Speed
Turbine Setting
Governing of Hydraulic Turbines
Hydro Power Plant Auxiliaries
Hydro Power Plant Layout
Questions based on Hydro Power Plants
Laws of Thermodynamics
Zeroth Law:
First Law:
Second Law:
Third Law:
Principle of Operation of Thermal Power Plants
The four processes in the Rankine cycle
Selection Criteria of site for thermal power plant
Major Components of a Thermal Power Plant
Coal handling Plant
Unloading process
Feeding Process
Screening Process
Crushing Process
Stacking & Reclaiming Process
Bunkering Process
Coal pulverization
Pulverization
Types of pulverisers
The purpose of a pulverizer in a coal fired boiler
Types of Mill
Ball tube mill
Vertical spindle mill:
High speed impact mill:
Draught System
Natural Draught
Mechanical Draught
Boiler
Fire Tube Boiler
Water Tube boilers
Superheater and Reheaters
Superheater
Reheater
Feed Water Heaters
Air Preheaters
Steam Turbines
Impulse Turbine
Reaction Turbine
Compounding of steam turbines:
Governing of steam turbines:
Condensers
Jet condenser (contact type)
Surface condenser (non-contact type)
Deaerators
Cooling Towers and Spray Ponds
Ash Handling Plant
The ash may be-----
Fly Ash
Bottom ash
The operation of ash handling plants
Disposal of Ash
Ash Handling System
Belt conveyor system
Pneumatic system
Hydraulic system
Steam jet system
Electrostatic Precipitators
Steps of the process
What is Nuclear reaction
Energy from Nuclear Reactions
Nuclear Fission vs Nuclear Fusion
Nuclear Fission
Nuclear Fusion
Nuclear Power Plant
Nuclear Power Reactors: Magnox
Advanced Gas cooled Reactors
Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR)
Boiling Water Reactors (BWR)
Comparison of PWR and BWR
PWR : Advantages
BWR : Advantages
PWR : Disadvantages
BWR : Disadvantages
Fast Breeder Reactors
Factors for Site Selection of NPPs
Advantages of NPPs
Disadvantages of NPPs
What is a Windmill?
Why windmill?
How Does a Windmill Work?
How Wind Creates Energy
Types of Wind Turbines
Horizontal-Axis Turbines:
Vertical-Axis Turbines:
Sizes of Wind Turbines
The Inside of a Wind Turbine
Materials and recent developments
New designs
Materials for blades
Gas Turbine Power plant
Compressor:
Intercooler:
Regenerator
Combustion chambers:
Gas turbine
Working of Gas Turbine Power plant
Advantages of Gas turbine power plant
Disadvantages of gas turbine power plant
Applications of gas turbine power plant
Classification of Gas Turbine
Chernobyl Power Plant
Movies
Kingsnorth Power Station
Fukushima nuclear disaster
Fukushima Daini
Nuclear power plants

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Additional Information

Updated
August 5, 2019
Size
12M
Installs
500+
Current Version
2.0
Requires Android
4.4 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
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Offered By
MaiTechbaba Labs
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