POWER PLANT ENGINEERING MODEL QUESTION PAPER DIPLOMA COURSE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SIXTH SEMESTER

DERARTMENT OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION
DIPLOMA COURSE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
SIXTH SEMESTER
                                                        MODEL QUESTION PAPER
POWER PLANT ENGINEERING
Time: 3Hrs                                                                                                                        Max marks: 100 
          Note:                                                                                                                                       1.Part-I is compulsory                                                                                                                           
2. Answer any six full questions from Part-II, Part-III, and Part-IV
    Choosing at least two from each section
PART- I
1  A)  Fill in the blanks with appropriate words:-                                                                  1X5
I)        The fuel used in thermal power plant is ______________.
ii)       The moderator are used in nuclear reactor to control the_____________ neutrons  
iii)      ______________ standby plants to hydro and steam power plant
iv)      The nuclear power plant is not suitable for ______________.load condition           
v)       In steam power plant the generation power is _______________                                        
    B)  Write a note on Indian energy scenario.                                                                      5
                                                                        
PART-II
 2 a)     How the power plant are classified                                                                5         
  b)     State the factors to be considered for locating the power plant.                                5
   c)      List the Various factor affecting the operation of power plant                               5         
 3 a)     Define the term: Peak load, Base load, Load factor with respect to power plant.            5
  b)     Explain the Methods of meeting the fluctuating loads in power plant.                     5
   c)      How the load curve has plotted? State its significance                                             5
4 a)      With schematic diagram explain the layout of a thermal power plant                    6
   b)      Explain Pulverized fuel burning                                                        .           5
  c)     State the various methods of feed water treatment                                   4
PART-III
5   a)    Explain electrostatic precipitation (ESP) type ash handling system.                             5         
    b)   How the ash disposal carried out in thermal power plant                                           5
    c)    State the Advantages of hydro electric power plant                                   .           5         
6  a)     Describe briefly  Hydrograph,  and flow duration curve                             .           5
   b)    Explain-Run off river plant      .                                                                                   6
    c)    Draw the layout of Hydro electric power plant                                         4
7  a)     List the components of the gas turbine power plant.                                              4
    b)   List the Advantages and disadvantages of diesel power plant.            4
    c)    Explain with flow diagram the operation of combined gas and steam turbine
 power plant operation.                                                                                7
PART-IV
8  a)     Explain the working of diesel power plant                                                  5         
  b)     State the importance of nuclear power plant                                                               5
    c)     Explain the working of Pressurized water reactors                                              5
       
9 a)      List the Social and Economical issues of with respect to power plant         .           5
  b)     Explain how the radiations produced by nuclear power plant were harmful                                       to environment                                                                                                                        5
  c)      List the Safety practices to be observed in boiler operation             5


10      Write short note on any three of the following                                                               5x3=15
i)                    Thermal pollution from power plants  
ii)                  Statutory provision related to boiler operation
iii)                Boiling water reactor
iv)                Power plant safety concept.
v)                  Stages in coal handling


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