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Power Plant Engineering

Dilip Vairagkar

ISBN: 9789389307788

1200 pages

INR 1045


Power Plant Engineering is meant for Mechanical Engineering students. All the modes of power generation, i.e., from coal, gas along with jet propulsion, oil, nuclear, hydropower, wind, solar, biomass, tidal power, geothermal, OTEC (ocean thermal energy conversion) etc., have been studied in detail. International and Indian trends in transmission and distribution, economics of power generation, protection of electrical controls add to the quality of the book. Effect of power plants on the environment has been dealt with in detail.

History of Power Generation

  1. National and Global Overview of Power Sector

Power Generation from Coal/Fossil/Nuclear Fuel

  1. Thermal Power Plant (Basics of Steam Generation)
  2. Coal for Thermal Power Plant
  3. Thermal Power Plant (Boiler and Other Accessories)
  4. Supercritical Boilers
  5. Project Management of Thermal Power Plant
  6. Gas Turbine Power Plant and Jet Propulsion
  7. Diesel Power Plants
  8. Nuclear Power Plant

Power Generation from Renewable Energy/Non-Conventional Energy

  1. Renewable Energy
  2. Hydroelectric Power Plant
  3. Wind Power
  4. Solar Power
  5. Power from Biomass
  6. Power Grid Transmission and Distribution
  7. Electricals in Power Plant
  8. Economics of Power Generation/Electrical Pricing/Tariff
  9. Aspects Related to Environment


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