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Course Details

Course Title: Power Generation


Course Code: EE-455
Credit Hrs: 2+1
Hourly Tests: 3 (30 %) (Average of All !)
Quizzes: 3 (10 %) (Average of All!)
Assignments: any number (10%) (Average of All!)

Introduction to Electric Power Systems

Text books
Power Plant Engineering by PK Nag
Third Edition
ISBN: 978-0-07-064815-9

Power Plant Technology by M.M.El-Wakil


ISBN: 978-0-07-07244-8
A few copies are available in the library.
Introduction to Electric Power Systems

Topics to be Covered

Hydroelectric Power Plants


Nuclear Power Plants
Thermal Power Plants
Diesel Engine and Gas Turbine Power Plants
Sources of Renewable Energy: Wind Power, Solar
Power.
Economics of Power Generation
MHD Generators
Fuel Cell Technology
Steam Turbines
Introduction to Electric Power Systems

An Introduction to
Electrical Power Systems & Methods of Power
Generation
By
Engr. M. Asadullah Siddiqui
MSc (EE) KTH-Sweden
BE(EE) NUST-Pakistan

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Aim of this Lecture


LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
To introduce students to electrical power
systems.
To discuss the different methods of electrical
power generation.

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Electric Power System


A network of electrical equipment for
generating, transmitting and distributing
electrical energy to consumers.

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Electric Power System

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An Electric Power System

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Electric Power Generation


What is Power Generation?
Conversion of other forms of energy into
electrical energy.
Methods of Power Generation:
Hydroelectric Power
Nuclear Power
Wind Power
Thermal Power
Solar Power
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Hydroelectric Power Plant

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Hydroelectric Power

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Principle of Operation of a Nuclear Power Plant

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Nuclear Power Plant

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Nuclear Power Plant

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Nuclear Power Plant

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Coal Fired Power Plant (Thermal


Power Plant)

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Thermal Power Plant

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Steam turbo generator of a thermal


power plant

Photo Courtesy: Karachi Bin-Qasim Power Plant

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Wind Power

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Global Wind Power Capacity (MW)

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Wind Power

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Diagram of a Wind Mill

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Wind Power Fundamental Equation

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Wind Power in Pakistan (Favourable


Locations)

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Solar Power (Photovoltaic cells)

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Solar Power (Photovoltaic cell)

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Solar Power (Arrangement of


Concave Mirrors)

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Solar Power tapped using Concave


mirrors

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