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AMITY UNIVERSITY RAJASTHAN

Name of School: Amity School of Engineering and

Technology

ODD SEMESTER
2014-2015

Course
Handout
Program

B. Tech- V Semester

Course Code

BEL-503

Course Title

Power Plant Engineering

Faculty-in-charge

Nishant Saxena

Credits

03

Course Details
(a) Course Objectives:
Students will get knowledge of present energy scenario of
india and world leading power countries.
Wil get the knowledge of power plant economics, types of
loads and role of load division in plant economics.
Tariffs applied in the bill anf their types and pricing methods.
(b)Learning Outcomes:
a) Energy scenario of india and total laod growth demands in
India.
b) Types of loads and their characteristics, types of operating
cost of plants and other factor affecting the plant economics.
c) Tariffs and their types that are implemented on customers on
power consumptions.
d) Conventional energy sources anf their utilization for power
generation. Thermal, nuclear, hydro and diesel power plants .
e) Non conventional power sources viz. solar, wind and other.
Future energy demand and power crisis.

(c) Pedagogy/ Instruction Methodology:


a) Lectures
b) Quiz

c) Home Assignments
d) Power Point Presentations

(d)Suggested Text and Reference Books


Text Books:
Text:

Generation of electrical power, J.B. Gupta

References:

Non-conventional energy sources: G.D. Rai

(e) Tentative Delivery Schedule:


Topi
c no

Topic Name

Modul
e

Learning
Outcome

1.

Energy sources, their availability


electrical energy demand and growth in
India

2.

general state of the energy system;


global Energy scenario.

3.

Objectives of tariffs; general tariff form;


flat demand rate; straight meter rate;
block meter rate; two part tariffs

4.

power factor dependant tariffs; three


parts tariffs; spot (time differentiated)
pricing

5.

Types of load; chronological load curves;


load duration curve

2,3

6.

mass curve; max. Demand; demand


factor; load factor; capacity factor;
utilization factor; diversity factors;

2,3

7.

base load and peak load power plants

8.

Capital cost of plants; annual fixed and


operating costs of plants; generation cost

2,3
2

Suggested
reading
from Text
Book
(Section/Ch
apter No.)

9.

effect of load factor on unit energy cost;


role of load diversity in power system
economics; off peak energy utilization;
energy cost reduction.

10.

Selection of site; detailed description and


use of different parts

3,4

11.

schematic diagram and working of


thermal power plant

3,4

12.

schematic diagram and working of


thermal power plant

3,4

13.

schematic diagram and working of


thermal power plant

14.

wind energy Conversion system

15.

solar or PV system power generation

4,5

16.

fuel cell system

4,5

17.

magneto hydro dynamic generation


system;

18.

bio-gas sources of energy and power


generation

19.

geo-thermal power generation

20.

tidal power generation

21.

power crisis; future energy demand; role


of private sector in energy management

22.

nuclear power generation

23.

hydro electric power generation

24.

depreciation methods : - Simple


Depreciation

25.

Depreciation method: Sinking Fund


Method

26.

Depreciation method: diminishing Method

27.

diesel power and gas turbine power plant

Evaluation Scheme:
S.
N.

Evaluation Component

Weightage %

Remarks

Mid Term/Class Test

15

Continuous
Evaluation
(Tests/Quizzes/Assignments/Projects/Semina
r/Industrial Visits/Case Studies)

10

Attendance

05

Final Examination

70

Total

100

Name of Faculty-in-charge

Nishant Saxena

Mobile

9001929821

Email

nsaxena@jpr.amity.edu

Chamber Consultation Hours :

1 Hrs Weekly

(Signature of the Faculty-in-charge)

Closed Book