ISBN 9780070702448,Powerplant Technology

Powerplant Technology



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9780070702448

ISBN-10 0070702446


Number of Pages 890 Pages
Language (English)

Mechanical engineering

This text is designed for courses in power plant technology, Powerplant Engineering, and energy conversion offered in departments of Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering. It is also suitable as a supplement to courses in energy analysis offered in Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering departments or energy analysis programs. It covers fossil, nuclear and renewable-energy power plants with equal emphasis, giving students a complete and detailed understanding of the entire spectrum of power generation systems. Salient Features Includes introductory material that is necessary for the understanding and analysis of most powerplant systems. Focused on the treatment and synthesis of electric-generating Powerplant Technology and engineering, with a balance between analytical and technological aspects of powerplant design, systems, and effects. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. A Thermodynamics Review 2. The Rankine Cycle 3. Fossil Fuel Steam Generators 4. Fuels And Combustion 5. Turbines 6. The Condensate-Feedwater System 7. The Circulating-Water System 8. Gas Turbine and Combined Cycles 9. Principles of Nuclear Energy 10. Thermal Fission Reactors and Powerplants 11. Fast Breeder Reactors and Powerplants 12. Geothermal Energy 13. Solar Energy 14. Wind Energy 15. Energy from the Oceans 16. Energy Storage 17. Environmental Aspects of Power Generation

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