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Power Systems-I

Power Systems-I

Published by uLektz

Course Code : ULZ0267
Author : uLektz
University : General for All University
Regulation : 2017
Categories : Electrical & Electronics
Format : ico_bookePUB3 (DRM Protected)
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Description :Power Systems-I of ULZ0267 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by General for All University for regulation 2017. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Topics
UNIT-I THERMAL POWER STATIONS

1.1 Selection of site, general layout of a thermal power plant showing paths of coal, steam, water, air, ash and flue gasses, ash handling system

1.2 Brief description of components: Boilers, Super heaters, Economizers, electrostatic precipitators steam Turbines : Impulse and reaction turbines, Condensers, feed water circuit, Cooling towers and Chimney

UNIT-II NUCLEAR POWER STATIONS

2.1 Location of nuclear power plant, Working principle, Nuclear fission, Nuclear fuels, Nuclear chain reaction,nuclear reactor Components : Moderators, Control rods, Reflectors and Coolants

2.2 Types of Nuclear reactors and brief description of PWR, BWR and FBR

2.3 Radiation: Radiation hazards and Shielding, nuclear waste disposal

UNIT-III DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

3.1 Classification of distribution systems, design features of distribution systems, radial distribution, ring main distribution

3.2 voltage drop calculations: DC distributors for following cases - radial DC distributor fed at one end and at both ends (equal / unequal voltages), ring main distributor, stepped distributor and AC distribution, comparison of DC and AC distribution.

UNIT-IV SUBSTATIONS

4.1 Classification of substations: Air Insulated Substations -Indoor & Outdoor substations Substations layouts of 33/11 kV showing the location of all the substation equipment.

4.2 Bus bar arrangements in the Sub-Stations: Simple arrangements like single bus bar, sectionalized single bus bar, double bus bar with one and two circuit breakers,main and transfer bus bar system with relevant diagrams

4.3 Gas Insulated Substations (GIS) – Advantages of Gas insulated substations, different types of gas insulated substations, single line diagram of gas insulated substations, constructional aspects of GIS, Installation and maintenance of GIS, Comparison of Air insulated substations and Gas insulated substations.

UNIT-V UNDERGROUND CABLES

5.1 Types of Cables, Construction

5.2 Types of insulating materials Calculation of insulation resistance, stress in insulation and power factor of cable,numerical Problems

5.3 Capacitance of single and 3-Core belted Cables, Numerical Problems

5.4 Grading of Cables-Capacitance grading and Inter-sheath grading, Numerical Problems

UNIT-VI ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF POWER GENERATION & TARIFF

6.1 Economic Aspects - Load curve, load duration and integrated load duration curves

6.2 Discussion on economic aspects: connected load, maximum demand, demand factor, load factor, diversity factor, power capacity factor and plant use factor, Base and peak load plants, Numerical problems

6.3 Tariff Methods - Costs of Generation and their division into Fixed, Semi-fixed and Running Costs, Desirable Characteristics of a Tariff Method

6.4 Tariff Methods: Simple rate, Flat Rate, Block-Rate, two-part, three–part, and power factor tariff methods, Numerical problems

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