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power plant Engineering Question Bank

power plant Engineering Question Bank

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QUESTION BANK POWER PLANT ENGINEERING
UNIT – IPART – A1. What is the function of economizer?2. What is the purpose of air intake system in a diesel engine power plant?3. What is the purpose of surge tank in a hydroelectric power plant?4. What are the three main factors for power output of hydro electric power plant?5. List out the major advantages of high pressure boilers in modern thermal power plant.6. What are the modern trends in generating steam of high pressure boiler?7. What are the main units in a gas turbine power plant?PART – B1. Explain the working principle of steam power plant with layout and list the advantagesand disadvantages.2. Explain the working principle of MHD generator and list the advantages
and
disadvantages3 .a. Explain the working principle of CFB Boiler with neat diagramb. With neat sketch explain the working principle of Lamont boiler.4. Sketch the layout of hydroelectric power plant and explain the functions of eachcomponent in it. Discuss the advantages and limitations of this plant.5. With neat sketch explain the working principle of gas turbine power plant and list theadvantages and disadvantages.6. a.
Explain with neat sketch the construction and working of a fluidized bed boiler.b. With neat diagram explain the working principle of a modern high pressure boiler used in the thermal power station.
 
UNIT – IIPART – A1. What is pulverization?2. What is cooling tower range?3. What is the difference between overfeed and underfeed strokers?
4. State the advantages and disadvantages of pulverized coal firing.5. What is the function of the cooling tower?
6. What is cyclone separator?PART – B1. What are the types of mills used for pulverizing the coal? Briefly explain.2. What are the functions of cooling tower? Briefly explain its types3. a. Explain the working principle of ESP with neat diagram 
 b. Describe with the help of neat sketches the working of 'forceddraft' and ‘induced draft' cooling towers.4. a. Draw an explanatory line diagram of an ash handling system employedin steam power plants and also explain the difficulties encountered inthe handling of ash in a thermal power stationb.Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of stoker firing, and explainthe working of chain grate stoker with neat sketch.
UNIT – IIIPART – A1. What do u understand by moderation?
2. Explain the function of the moderator.
3. Define the term "Breeding".4. Define unit speed of turbine.
5. What are the micro hydel plants? Why are they important now days?
 
6. What is a draft tube? In which turbine it is mostly used?7. What is the function of draft tube in turbine outlet?
8. What is reaction turbine? Give an example.9. Differentiate the impulse and reaction turbine.PART – B1. Explain the working principle of nuclear power plant with layout and list theadvantages and disadvantages.
2. a. Describe the boiling water reactor with the help of neat sketch andexplain its chief characteristics.b. Explain the construction and working of pressurized water reactor.
3. Discuss the methods of nuclear waste disposal and safety.4. Discuss Micro-hydro power plant.5. a. Write shorts on governing of impulse turbine.b.
Explain the construction and working of gas cooled reactor.
UNIT – IVPART – A
1. What are the applications of diesel electric power plants?
2. What is diesel knock?3. Define cetane number.4. Define mean effective pressure as applied to gas power cycles. How it is related toindicated power of an I.C engine?5. Mention various process of Brayton cycle.6. Draw the p-V and T-s diagram of Brayton cycle.7. What is the principle of operation of simple jet propulsion system?8. Sketch the schematic arrangement of open cycle gas turbine power plant and name thecomponents.
9. Discuss the effect of inter cooling in a gas turbine plant.

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