Engineering - Course - Thermal Power Stations

  • Course Code: MCHE521
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)
  • Course Type: Mechanical Engineering Core Courses (MECC)

Course Description

Introduction to thermal power station. Types of thermal power station. Demonstration of simple Rankine cycle, impact of key parameters variation on cycle performance, review of modified Rankine cycles (reheat cycle, regenerative cycle, and co-generation cycle). Thermal analysis and design of the various components of the steam power plants (steam generator – steam condenser – cooling tower – feed water heaters) are given in details. Gas-turbine cycle and combined cycle. Concentrating solar collector analysis and design. Pre-req.: MCHE 321, Co-req.: MCHE421.