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Able to understand the different functions of major equipment of the power plants and layout designing of the plants
Able to understand the economic aspects of power system generation
Able to design transmission line and cables
Able to get the overall process of generation and transmission
Able to understand the power grid system
Module I: Thermal & Nuclear Power Plants (6 Hours)
Introduction: Statistics of generation of electric power from Conventional and non conventional sources of energy, Thermal & Nuclear power station: Schematic arrangement, Types of prime movers, types of reactors, speed control & auxiliaries, Environmental aspects for selecting the sites and locations, Hazards.
1.Schematic Layout design Thermal Plant using AutoCad
2. Schematic Layout design Nuclear Plant using AutoCad
Module II: Hydro & Wind power plants (4 Hours)
Hydro power station: Schematic arrangement, Hydro turbines, Environmental aspects for selecting the sites and locations of hydro power stations, small hydro for irrigation, Wind power generation.
3. Schematic Layout design of Hydro Plant using AutoCad
Module III: Power Generation Tariffs (5 Hours)
Tariff and Economic aspects in power Generation: Terms commonly used in system operation, various factors affecting cost of generation: Load curves, load duration curves, Connected load, maximum load, Peak load, base load and peak load power plants, load factor, Plant capacity factor, Plant use factor, Demand factor, diversity factor, Cost of power plant.
4. Preparation of Load calculator using MATLAB
Module IV: Transmission systems (4 Hours)
Supply System: Different kinds of supply system and their comparison, choice of transmission voltage. Transmission Lines: Configurations, types of conductors, resistance of line, skin effect, Kelvin’s law, Proximity effect,
Module V: Transmission line Parameters (5 Hours)
Calculation of inductance and capacitance of single phase, three phase, single circuit and double circuit transmission lines, Representation and performance of short, medium and long transmission lines, T & Pi networks, ABCD parameters, Ferranti effect, Surge impedance loading.
5. Designing of transmission line parameters using MATLAB
Module VI: Transmission line operation & Insulators (5 Hours)
Phenomenon of corona, corona formation, calculation of potential gradient, corona loss, factors affecting corona, methods of reducing corona and interference Electrostatic and electromagnetic interference with communication lines.
Overhead line Insulators:
Type of insulators and their applications, potential distribution over a string of insulators, methods of equalizing the potential, string efficiency.
6. Designing of Insulators and calculation of voltages using MATLAB
Module VII: Design of cables (4 Hours)
Calculation of sag & tension, affects of wind and ice loading, sag template, vibration dampers. Under Ground Insulated cables: Type of cables and their construction, dielectric stress, grading of cables, insulation resistance, capacitance of single phase and three phase cables, dielectric loss, heating of cables, Transmission line tower designs
7. Designing of Cables
Schematic Layout design Nuclear Plant using AutoCad
He is working as an Associate professor in Electrical & Electronics Engineering and is associated with Centurion university since 2011. He dis his Post graduate in High voltage engineering. He is having 15 years of experience in teaching & learning process. Area of Interest: Power systems and High voltage Engineering Youtube video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yL5egmaRxUM