GTU previous question papers -BE- Sem-Vth -Conventional Power Engineering – June- 2011

GTU previous question papers


B. E. Sem. – V – Examination – June- 2011

Subject code: 151906

Subject Name: Conventional Power Engineering



1. Attempt all questions.

2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.

3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

Q.1 (a) Explain in brief

I. Advantages and disadvantages of thermal power plants

II. Advantages and disadvantages of steam turbine                  

(b) Explain in brief

I. Explain nuclear pollution and waste disposal

II. Factors affecting economic of generation and distribution of power                  

Q.2 (a) Explain Thermal power plant Also state the factors affecting site selection of thermal power plant                  

(b) Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of steam                    


(b) Explain in brief

I. Condition maximum efficiency of impulse turbine

II. Principle and operation of steam turbine                  

Q.3 (a) Discuss the working of a gas turbine power plant with the help of a schematic diagram.                  

(b) Discuss the merits and demerits of a gas turbine plant                    


Q.3 (a) Explain components of a gas turbine power plant                    

(b) Merits and demerits of closed cycle turbine over open cycle turbine                    

Q.4 (a) What are the advantages and disadvantages of diesel power plant also explain

application of diesel power plant.                  

(b) Explain the function of fual supply system in diesel power plants                    


Q.4 (a) What are the principal parts of a nuclear reactor? Explain in brief                    

(b) What do you understand by thermal shielding?                    

Q.5 (a) What are the advantages and limitation of hydro power plant over other power plant.                  

(b) Draw the schematic lay out of hydro-electric power plant                    


Q.5 (a) How are hydro- electric power plant classified.                    

(b) Explain in brief hydro electric power plant controls.                    


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