Code No: RR410304

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IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 POWER PLANT ENGINEERING (Mechanical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Draw a net line diagram of in plant coal handling and indicate the name of equipments used at different stages? [16] 2. (a) Explain sodium carbonate feed water treatment. (b) Explain electro - chemical theory of Corrosion. [8+8]

3. (a) With help of a block diagram explain the main components of a open cycle gas turbine power plant. (b) Give the classification of gas turbine power plants. [8+8]

4. What are the various factors to be considered in selecting the site for a hydro electric power plant and sicuss about primary and secondary investigations. [16] 5. (a) What are the various factors to be considered in the selection and location of a wind mill? (b) Explain the construction and operation of a two blade wind mill. [8+8]

6. With a neat sketch explain the working of a simple constant pressure gas turbine. Mention its advantages and disadvantages. [16] 7. (a) What do you understand by thermal shielding? (b) What are the functions of a reflector? [4] [4]

(c) Explain the working and characteristic features of a homogeneous reactor. [8] 8. (a) Write briefly on “Pollution from atomic power station” . (b) Discuss the dry process of purifying from sulphur dioxides. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [8+8]

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IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 POWER PLANT ENGINEERING (Mechanical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. What will be the future planning of power generation in India? [16]

2. Draw a neat diagram of cyclone burner and explain its outstanding features. [16] 3. (a) Explain the cooling system of a Diesel power plant. (b) What are the different types of engines used in Diesel power plants. [8+8]

4. What are the various factors to be considered in selecting the site for a hydro electric power plant and sicuss about primary and secondary investigations. [16] 5. (a) What is the importance of the parameter gas conductivity in MHD Generation? (b) With neat sketch explain the MHD cycle combined with thermal power cycle. [8+8] 6. With a neat sketch explain the working of a simple constant pressure gas turbine. Mention its advantages and disadvantages. [16] 7. (a) How does a nuclear fission differ from nuclear fusion? (b) Enumerate and explain the essential components of nuclear reactor. (c) What are the advantages of gas cooled reactors? 8. (a) Define: i. Connected load ii. Maximum demand iii. Demand factor [4] [8] [4]

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(b) The peak load on a power station is 30 MW. The loads having maximum demands of 25 MW, 10MW, 5 MW and 7 MW are connected to the power station. The capacity of the power station is 40MW and annual load factor is 50 % find. i. ii. iii. iv. Average load on the power station. Energy supplied per year. Demand factor. Diversity factor. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 POWER PLANT ENGINEERING (Mechanical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Draw a chart showing operations and devices used in coal handling plant. (b) Describe different types of coal conveyors. [8+8] 2. What is a condenser? Name the different types of condenser. Describe the Operation of (a) Surface condenser (b) Jet condenser 3. (a) Write short notes on the following: i. Starting system of diesel power plant. ii. Part load performance of diesel power plant. [4+4] [16]

(b) Explain with the help of a block diagram the lubrication system of diesel power plant [8] 4. Explain rotational speed, specific speed, maximum possible efficiency, part load efficiency, head of water, type of water available. [16] 5. (a) What are the various factors to be considered in the selection and location of a wind mill? (b) Explain the construction and operation of a two blade wind mill. [8+8] 6. With a neat sketch explain the working of a simple constant pressure gas turbine. Mention its advantages and disadvantages. [16] 7. (a) What is a moderator? (b) What you understand by thermal shielding? [4] [8]

(c) Describe in brief giving neat sketch, the working of a pressurized water reactor plant. [4] 8. (a) Explain economics in plant. (b) What are general arrangement for power distribution. [5] [5]

(c) Estimate the generating cost per unit supplied from a power plant having the following data Plant capacity = 120 MW. Capital cost = Rs.600 × 106 Annual load factor = 40 % Annual cost of fuel, taxation, oil and salaries = Rs.500000 Interest and depreciation = 12 % [6] 1 of 2

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Set No. 4

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 POWER PLANT ENGINEERING (Mechanical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Why Non conventional sources are considered as future major power resources to face power crisis in the world? Which of them are more prominent? and justiry. [16] 2. (a) Describe a cyclone separator. (b) Explain the carry over losses in cooling towers. 3. Describe the following systems in brief with respect Diesel Power Plant. (a) Fuel storage and supply system (b) Exhaust system (c) Lubrication system 4. (a) Explain in detail the spillways, baffle piers and drainage gallery. (b) Explain the various factors to be considerd in the selection of a hydraulic turbine. [8+8] 5. (a) What are the various factors to be considered in the selection and location of a wind mill? (b) Explain the construction and operation of a two blade wind mill. [8+8] [5×3=15+1] [8+8]

6. With a neat sketch explain the working of a simple constant pressure gas turbine. Mention its advantages and disadvantages. [16] 7. (a) What is a chain reaction? How it is controlled? [4]

(b) Draw a neat diagram of nuclear reactor and explain the functions of different components. [8] (c) What are the fuels used in nuclear power plants? 8. (a) Explain i. Load factor ii. Demand factor (b) A power station has to supply load as follows : Time (Hr) Load (MW) i. Draw the load curve 1 of 2 0-6 6-12 12-14 14-18 18-24 30 90 60 100 50 [6] [4]

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