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Definition and types of Prime movers in power plant engineering

Definition and types of Prime movers in power plant engineering

Definition and types of Prime movers in power plant engineering Prime movers. The prime mover converts steam energy into mechanical energy. There are two types of steam prime movers: Steam engines Steam turbines A steam turbine has several advantages over a steam engine as a prime mover: –> High efficiency. –> Simple construction. …

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Advantages & Disadvantages of Steam Power Station (Thermal Station)

Advantages & Disadvantages of Steam Power Station (Thermal Station)

Advantages & Disadvantages of Steam Power Station (Thermal Station) A generating station which converts heat energy of coal combustion into electrical energy is known as a steam power station. A steam power station basically works on the Rankine cycle. Steam is produced in the boiler by utilising the heat of coal combustion. …

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The size of generating unit will depend on

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The size of the generating units will depend on Variation of load (load curve) during 24 hours (summer, winter, week-days, holidays). Total capacity of units connected to the electric grid. Minimum start-up and shut-down periods of the units. Maintenance programme planned. Plant efficiency vs. size of unit. Price and space …

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Introduction – Basic electronics tutorial

Electronics

Electronics The field of electronics comprises the study and use of systems that operate by controlling the flow of electrons (or other charge carriers) in devices such as thermionic valves and semiconductors. The design and construction of electronic circuits to solve practical problems is an integral technique in the field of electronics engineering …

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