Code No: RR411003

Set No. 1

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 POWER PLANT INSTRUMENTATION (Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Explain how power is generated in hydroelectric plant. [16]

2. List the important parameters that are to be monitored in a nuclear power plant. [16] 3. What is a Trivector meter? Describe the principle and working of a trivector meter with a neat diagram. [16] 4. What is meant by super critical pressure cycle? Describe the salient features of it. [16] 5. Explain the criterion for selection of fan for draft systems in detail? [16]

6. What is the importance of chimney used in thermal power plants. Explain in detail. [16] 7. Explain turbine control and protection. [16]

8. What is a spectrum analyzer? What are its app1ications? Describe the principle and constructional details of a spectrum analyzer with a neat diagram. [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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Code No: RR411003

Set No. 2

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 POWER PLANT INSTRUMENTATION (Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Explain the differences between conventional sources and Non-conventional sources of energy. [16] 2. Explain bottoming cycle of co-generation with neat sketch. [16]

3. Explain in detail the sources of error in electrodynamometer wattmeter and the method of compensation. [16] 4. What is a level transmitter? Explain with a neat sketch the principle of pneumatic level transmitter. [16] 5. Explain in detail with neat sketches combustion control system used in power plants? [16] 6. Explain in detail with neat sketches main and reheat stream temperature control system used in power plants? [16] 7. Explain heat rate on non-reheat plant and reheat plant [16]

8. (a) Describe the principle and working of a smoke detector with a neat sketch. (b) Explain the principle of CO monitor with a neat diagram. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [8+8]

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Code No: RR411003

Set No. 3

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 POWER PLANT INSTRUMENTATION (Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Explain the differences between conventional sources and Non-conventional sources of energy. [16] 2. Explain the control of different important parameters in boiler furnace. [16]

3. (a) Discuss in detail the methods of damping employed in electromechanical indicating instruments. (b) What is a current transformer? Explain how C.T. can be used to extend the range of a wattmeter. [10+6] 4. Discuss the principle of Air purge level measurement technique with a neat sketch. Mention the advantages and disadvantages of this method. [16] 5. With the help of neat sketch clearly explain about furnace control systems? [16] 6. With the help of neat sketches. Explain fuel dust collection system used in power plants? [16] 7. Discuss the need for the temperature control of lubricating oil in power plants. Describe the control loop for this system. [16] 8. Explain the concept behind the optical arrangement for the measurement of turbidity of water. [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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Code No: RR411003

Set No. 4

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 POWER PLANT INSTRUMENTATION (Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Explain the Non-conventional sources of energy. 2. Explain topping cycle of co-generation with neat sketch. [16] [16]

3. (a) Draw the circuit diagram of wien bridge and explain how it can be used for the measurement of frequency. (b) Design a wien bridge circuit for the measurement of frequency in the range 0-1500 Hz. The bridge excitation is 0-5 V A.C. sinusoidal signal. [10+6] 4. What is meant by flow transmitter? Mention the types of flow transmitters. Describe the installation aspects of flow transmitters used in feed water circuit. [16] 5. Explain in detail with neat sketches pulverizer control system used in power plants? [16] 6. Explain the role of computers in power plants in detail? 7. What is turbine plant heat rate determination . Explain [16] [16]

8. What is the principle of liquid chromatography? Explain the instrumentation involved in liquid chromatography with applications. [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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