Code No: RR310806

Set No. 1

III B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 ENERGY ENGINEERING (Chemical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Explain in detail high temperature carbonization. (b) Enlist the product obtained in high temperature carbonization. 2. (a) Give diagrammatic representation of a FCC unit with a regenerator. (b) Write about regeneration of cracking catalysts? 3. Explain the significance of following properties of petroleum products (a) Vapour pressure (b) Viscosity (c) Cloud point-pour point (d) Freezing point [4x4=16] [8+8] [10+6]

4. Describe a typical solar air heater with a neat schematic. Explain the principle and working. Give the applications of solar air heaters. [16] 5. (a) Explain the difference between fixed dome type and floating dome type biogas plant. (b) Illustrate the dome type biogas plant with a neat sketch. 6. Explain briefly the kinetic energy storage. 7. (a) What is geothermal energy. How can it be utilized? (b) What is its potential in India? 8. Write a method of recycling procedure for the following materials (a) Aluminium cans (b) News papers (c) Lead in lead acid batteries (d) Steel cans. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [4x4=16] [8+8] [8+8] [16]

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Code No: RR310806

Set No. 2

III B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 ENERGY ENGINEERING (Chemical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Discuss the salient points in transportation of coal from pit-head to the point of utilization. (b) What is the scope for future development of coal industry. 2. (a) Describe how desalination of crude is carried out. (b) What is astabilizer? Explain its role for crude and gasoline. 3. Describe with a neat flow sheet any sweetening process of gasoline. [8+8] [16] [8+8]

4. Describe a typical solar air heater with a neat schematic. Explain the principle and working. Give the applications of solar air heaters. [16] 5. (a) Give the relative merits and demerits of Tidal power. (b) State the present status of tidal power plants in India 6. Write briefly about energy from windmill storage. [8+8] [16]

7. What is phase change material? Explain the various types of phase change material. Explain how phase change materials can store and release energy. [16] 8. Write short notes on: (a) Incinerator (b) Gasifier. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [8+8]

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Code No: RR310806

Set No. 3

III B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 ENERGY ENGINEERING (Chemical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) What are the merits and demerits of using coal as an energy source compared to conventional liquid and Gaseous fuels. (b) Write short notes on briquetting of solid fuels. 2. (a) Describe how desalination of crude is carried out. (b) What is astabilizer? Explain its role for crude and gasoline. 3. Distinguish the term (a) Naphtha-gasoline-natural gas liquids (b) Refinery off gas, LPG, NG (c) Heating oil Diesel oil. 4. Describe the following solar energy storage systems: (a) Chemical energy storage method (b) Hydrogen storage 5. (a) Give the merits and demerits of ocean wave energy. (b) State the main criteria for deciding the location of ocean wave plants. [8+8] 6. Explain low temperature system and high temperature system in thermal energy storage. [8+8] 7. Explain basic components of a wind energy conversion systems with a neat schematic diagram. [16] 8. How do you dispose coal wastes, petroleum wastes and hospital waste? ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [16] [8+8] [6+6+4] [8+8] [8+8]

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Code No: RR310806

Set No. 4

III B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 ENERGY ENGINEERING (Chemical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Differentiate high temperature carbonization and low temperature carbonization. (b) Discuss the past, present and future of coal as a fuel in industry. 2. Write short notes on: (a) Characterisation factor (b) Correlation index (c) Base of crude (d) Viscosity index [4x4=16] [8+8]

3. (a) With reference to fuel oils, write the relationship between API gravity and calorific value. (b) Define viscosity index. Give its physical significance with respect to application point of view of a lube oil. (c) What is boiling range? Give the boiling ranges of any two petroleum fractions. [4+8+4] 4. Describe various types of solar collectors and explain their design aspects with neat diagrams. [16] 5. (a) Give the relative merits and demerits of Tidal power. (b) State the present status of tidal power plants in India 6. Explain the significance and applications of fuel cell. 7. (a) Write about the classification of wind energy conversion systems. (b) Ennumurate the advantages and disadvantages of wind energy. 8. Discuss the various functional elements of solid waste management. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [8+8] [16] [8+8] [16]

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