Annual operating expenditure of a power plant consists of fixed charges, semi-fixed charges, running charges.
Answer : Annual depreciation as per straight line method, is calculated by the capital cost minus the salvage value, is divided by the number of years of life.
Description : What are the criteria for selection of site for hydroelectric power plant?
Answer : Following Factors to be kept while site selecting for Hydro power plant: 1. It should be located where high rain fall occurs. 2. A large catchments area must be available to store water. 3. It ... 12. Cost of land should be less. 13. Skilled and unskilled man power should be available nearby.
Description : Explain the function of different parts of a typical nuclear power plant with neat sketch.
Answer : Functions of each part of Nuclear power plant:- 1) Nuclear Reactor: In nuclear reactor the fuel rod of U235 is placed through which tremendous amount of heat energy is ... is mechanically coupled with steam turbine. 8) Alternator: It converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.
Description : With a neat diagram explain pumped storage hydro power plant.
Answer : Diagram of pumped storage hydro power plant: Explanation: In this power plant, generator is so designed that it Converts mechanical power into electrical power and also works as a ... helps in reducing a reserve capacity of PP as it provides additional power during peak load period.
Description : Draw a layout of a thermo-chemical based power plant.
Answer : Layout of a thermo-chemical based power plant: In this process dry biomass fuels converted to produce gas ,liquid fuels or oil by thermo chemical conversion Thermo-Chemical conversion are of following ways:- 1. Direct combustion 2. Gasification 3. Pyrolysis