B.TECH ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING SYLLABUS
Sub. Code: E-301
General discussion on various types of conventional & non-conventional power
generation, power sector reforms, ecological aspects of Power Generation
Hydro-Electric Stations-Choice of site, arrangement of hydroelectric installations,
Hydrology, Mass curve, flow duration curve, water storage, classification of hydro
electric plants, pumped storage plants, operating cost of hydroelectric station, tidal
power generation, mini-micro hydro power stations.
Thermal Power Stations : Choice of coal fired station site, arrangement of plant and
principal auxiliaries, coal handling plant, Ash handling plant, heat recovery
equipments, main electrical equipments, instrumentation, speed governor. Operating
cost. Diesel and Gas Power plants.
Nuclear Power Stations-Nuclear Physics, Atomic energy fuels, moderator materials,
fissile and fertile materials. Fission & Fusion reactions, Choice of site, types of
reactors, principal parts of nuclear power plant, operation and control of reactors.
Comparision of various Power Plants.
Economic Aspects of Power Plant Operation-Fixed charges, interest and depreciation
charges, methods of depreciation, straight line and sinking fund methods, different
tariffs, effect of load factor, demand and diversity factors, power factor improvement
by static and synchronous capacitors, power factor improvement, Active and reactive
Economic Scheduling of Power Stations-Economic operation of power systems,
criteria for loading of power plants with and without transmission loss. Iterative
methods to solve coordination equations, Load dispatching in power system
cogeneration, Base & peak load operation, Hydro thermal coordination, Methods for
computing the generation scheduling in combined hydro thermal system.
1. Generation of Electrical Energy
2. Non-conventional Energy Sources