CSVTU BE III Semester EE Electrical Power Generation Syllabus

CSVTU BE III Semester EE Electrical Power Generation Syllabus


Semester: B.E. III

Subject: Electrical Power Generation

Total Theory Periods: 40 Total Tut Periods: 12

Total Marks in End Semester Exam: 80

Minimum number of Class tests to be conducted: 2


Prediction of Load:

Definition of connected load, maximum load, maximum demand,

demand factor, load factor, diversity factor, plant capacity factor, plant utilization factor,

load duration curve, mass curve.

Choice of Power station and units: Types of power station, choice of type of generation,

choice of size of generator units and number of units.


Steam Power station:

Main parts and working of a steam station, characteristics off

steam turbines, characteristics of turbo alternators, steam station auxiliaries, steam station

layout, super pressure steam stations.


Hydro power stations:

Hydrology, hydrographs, flow duration curve, mass curve, types

of dam, principle of working of a hydro electric plant, tidal power plant, power to be

developed, types of turbine and their characteristics, characteristics of generators, power

station structure and layout.


(A) Nuclear power stations:

main parts of nuclear power station principle of nuclear

energy, main parts of reactor, types of power reactor, location of nuclear power plant,

layout of power station, reactor control, nuclear waste disposal.

(B) MHD generation:

history of MHD generation, principle of MHD generation, MHD

cycles and working fluids, open cycle MHD system, closed cycle MHD system,

advantage of MHD generation.


(A) New Energy Sources:

Solar radiation, Solar energy collectors, Conversion of solar

energy into electric energy, Solar hydrogen energy cycle, Wind mills, Tidal power

generation schemes, Tidal barrage, Environmental aspects of new and old electric energy


(B) Economic operation of power systms:

Criteria for distribution of load between units

of a plant and between plants, transmission loss as a function of plant generation, loss

formula coefficients, brief aspects of load dispatching.

Text Books


1.Generation of Electrical Energy by B.R. Gupta, S.Chand Pbs.

2.Car, T.H., Electric Power Station, Chappman & Hall

Reference Books:

1. Elements of Electric Power Station Design by M.V. Deshpande

2. A Course in Electrical Power by Soni Gupta Bhatnagar, Dha

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