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52108-mt----energy conversion systems

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Code No: 52108/MT
M.Tech. \u2013 I Semester Supplementary Examinations,
September, 2008

ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS
(Common to Power Electronics & Electric Drives/ Power & Industrial
Drives/ Power Electronics/ Electrical Power Engineering/
Power Engineering & Energy Systems)

Time: 3hours
Max. Marks:60
Answer any FIVE questions
All questions carry equal marks
- - -
1.a) What is a solar cell? Explain its principle of operation and working.
b) What are solar concentrators? Describe the various components of
a solar concentrator and discuss its advantages.
c) Discuss the various practical applications of solar energy.
2.a) Describe the typical layout of a solar power plant.
b) Describe the working of a Flat plate solar energy collector.
c) Discuss the economic viability of harnessing solar energy in
comparison with other non-conventional energy sources.
3.

Describe the working principles of MHD generation. Describe the constructional details and working of a commercial MHD generator. How is it different from ideal MHD generator.

4.a) Discuss the various considerations in choosing a site for locating a
wind power station.
b) Describe the working of any one type of commonly employed wind
power turbine.
5.a) Describe the working of a turbine employed for tidal power
generation.
b)
Discuss the principles of operation of wave energy conversion.
What do you understand by power content of a wave.
c)
Discuss different types of ocean thermal energy conversion
systems.
6.a) Explain in detail the working of a Biomass energy plant.
b) What is a fuel cell? Explain the working of a fuel cell.
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