# Maximum demand on a power plant is?

Maximum demand on a power plant is the greatest of all "short time interval averaged" demand during a period.

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Answer : In a power plant if the maximum demand on the plant is equal to the plant capacity, then plant reserve capacity will be zero.

Answer : Power plant having maximum demand more than the installed rated capacity will have utilisation factor more than unity.

Answer : Approximate estimation of power demand can be made by load survey method, statistical methods, mathematical method, economic parameters.

Description : What is the maximum value of power factor?

Answer : 1 is the maximum value of power factor.

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

Description : With a neat diagram explain solar photovoltaic power plant.

Answer : Diagram of solar photovoltaic power plant :  Explanation:  Solar power plant consists of following components:  1. Photovoltaic cell panel: Its function is to convert sunrays directly into DC ... .  5. Step-up transformer: It step-up input voltage to utilization voltage e.g. 230V

Answer : Because of following advantages concentrating type collector are used in solar power plant: -  1. Temperature: Temperature obtained is high because absorber area is less and collector/reflector area ... results: As tracking system is used better results are obtain than flat type collector.

Description : List the types of turbine used in hydro power plant.

Answer : Following types of turbine used in hydro power plant:  1.Pelton wheel 2.Francis Turbine 3.Kaplan Turbine 4.Propeller Turbine

Description : The overall efficiency of Thermal Power Plant is equal to _______________ .  (A) Regenerative Cycle Efficiency (B) Renkine Cycle Efficiency (C) Carnot cycle efficiency (D) None of the above

Answer : The overall efficiency of Thermal Power Plant is equal to Regenerative Cycle Efficiency.

Description : In a thermal power plant, ash is collected in

Answer : In a thermal power plant, ash is collected in hoppers or bunkers

Description : The rankine cycle efficiency of steam power plant is  (1) 60-80% (3) 30-45% (2) 45-80% (4) 20-30%

Answer : The rankine cycle efficiency of steam power plant is 30-45%

Answer : Annual operating expenditure of a power plant consists of fixed charges, semi-fixed charges, running charges.

Description : What is the largest power plant in the world?

Description : How many watts does a power plant produce?

Description : What is the most common type of power plant?

Description : How much electricity is produced by a power plant?

Answer : Hydroelectric power plant is expected to have the longest life.

Description : Maximum Power Transfer Theorem 1

Answer : Maximum Power Transfer Theorem 1

Description : State maximum power transfer theorem for DC circuit.

Answer : Maximum power transfer theorem for DC circuit: The maximum power transfer theorem states that the source or a network transfers maximum power to load only when the load resistance is equal ... removed (disconnected) ii) All internal independent sources are replaced by their internal resistances.

Description :  An independent voltage source in series with an impedance ZS=R+jXS delivers a maximum average power to a load impedance ZL when A) ZL = R B) ZL = jXS C) ZL = R-jXS D) ZL = R+jXS

Answer :  An independent voltage source in series with an impedance ZS=R+jXS delivers a maximum average power to a load impedance ZL when ZL = R-jXS

Description : A certain power MOSFET has a maximum junction temperature specification of 1500o C, a junction-to-case thermal resistance of 1.00 C/W, and a junction-to ambient thermal resistance of 600 C/W. If the ambient temperature is 300o C ... the device will be A) 1.52 W B) 1.72 W C) 1.92W D) 2.00 W

Answer : A certain power MOSFET has a maximum junction temperature specification of 1500o C, a junction-to-case thermal resistance of 1.00 C/W, and a junction-to ambient thermal resistance of  ... 300o C, then the maximum allowable power dissipation in the device will be 2.00 W

Description : The maximum reluctance power of a salient-pole synchronous motor having direct-axis reactance, 1.0 pu and quadrature-axis reactance, 0.5 pu, and input voltage, 1.0 pu is (A) 0.25 pu (B) 0.5 pu (C) 1.0 pu (D) 1.5 pu

Answer : The maximum reluctance power of a salient-pole synchronous motor having direct-axis reactance, 1.0 pu and quadrature-axis reactance, 0.5 pu, and input voltage, 1.0 pu is 0.5 pu

Description : For maximum transfer of power, internal resistance of the source should be?

Answer : For maximum transfer of power, internal resistance of the source should be equal to load resistance.

Description : "Maximum power output is obtained from a network when the load resistance is equal to the output resistance of the network as seen from the terminals of the load". The above statement is associated with?

Answer : "Maximum power output is obtained from a network when the load resistance is equal to the output resistance of the network as seen from the terminals of the load". The above statement is associated with Maximum power transfer theorem.

Answer : The mechanical power developed by a shunt motor will be maximum when the ratio of back e.m.f. to applied voltage is 0.5.

Answer : In a D.C. shunt motor, under the conditions of maximum power, the current in the armature will be more than full-load current.

Description : The maximum load that a power transformer can carry is limited by its?

Answer : The maximum load that a power transformer can carry is limited by its voltage ratio.

Description : The synchronous motor will develop maximum power when the load angle is?

Answer : The synchronous motor will develop maximum power when the load angle is 900.

Answer : In Hopknison demand rate or two part tariff the demand rate or fixed charges are dependent upon the maximum demand of the consumer.

Description : The capital cost of a power plant depends on  (1) Total installed capacity only. (2) Total number of units only. (3) Total installed capacity and number of units as well. (4) Neither the installed capacity nor number of units

Answer : The capital cost of a power plant depends on Total installed capacity and number of units as well.

Answer : A power plant usally works on Rankine Cycle.

Description : What are the basic requirements of locating wind power plant ?

Answer : The basic requirements of locating wind power plant:  1) The site should be selected where winds are strong i.e. where pressure of wind is high and there is continuity. 2) Wind pressure ... the turbine which can affect the system's overall performance. 10)Possibility to connect to power grid.

Description : State elements of diesel electric power plant with their functions.

Answer : Elements of Diesel Power Plant with their function):   1) Diesel Engine: - This is the main component of the P.P. which develops mechanical power. 2) Engine air intake system: - Air ... fuel as per requirement. 10) Alternator: - Its function is to convert mechanical power into electrical power.

Description : State advantages of Pulverized coal w.r.t. thermal power plant.

Answer : Advantages of Pulverized coal w.r.t. thermal power plant.  1. Due to pulvarization amount of fuel required to produce same amount of heat reduces. 2. Time required for combution reduces ... of air and thorough mixing of air and fuel, very high-combustion temperatures can be attained.

Description : State the function of super heater of a thermal power plant.

Answer : Function of Super heater: -  Its function is to increase the temperature of steam by absorbing heat from exhausted hot flue gases.

Description : State why nuclear power plants are used as base load plants and diesel power plants as a peak load plant.

Answer : 1. Because of following points Nuclear power plant used as base load power plant:-  1. Nuclear power plants is very economical for producing bulk amount of electric power 2. Nuclear power plant is reliable ... . The plants can be put on load easily. 4. Diesel engines take less time to make OFF.

Answer : Advantages of Hydroelectric power plant:-  1. There is no air pollution and other environmental problems. 2. The fuel (water) is available freely. 3. No fuel transportation cost so; there is ... , this can force the relocation of large numbers of riverside cities, towns, villages & people.

Description : Explain the nuclear chain reaction in a nuclear power plant.

Answer : Nuclear chain reaction in a nuclear power plant: If a slow moving neutron hits unstable heavy nucleus of nuclear fuel U235 or Pu239 , the neutron is absorbed, the nucleus splits into two more ... chain reaction can be controlled and desired heat energy can be obtained in nuclear power plant.

Description : Explain starting system in diesel electric power plant.

Answer : Starting system in Diesel Electric Power Plant: It includes Storage battery, compressed air tanks, self-starter etc. The purpose of engine starting system is to rotate the engine initially while ... as Ammeters, Voltmeters, Wattmeters, Thermometers, Pressure gauges, Visible and audible alarm etc.

Description : Explain the procedure for disposal of nuclear power plant.

Answer : Disposal of nuclear waste: The waste products by nuclear fission may be solid, liquid or gas. i) Solid harmful disposals are packaged as required and shipped to a burial site for disposal. ii) Liquids ... and tested. If the required limits are met, these will be released to atmosphere.

Description : State any two advantages and two disadvantages of nuclear power plant.

Answer : Disadvantages of Nuclear Power Plant: -   1. The capital cost of Nuclear power plant is very high as compare to other power plant of same capacity. 2. The erection & ... material could be released into the environment. Causing extensive damage to the mankind,animals and environment.

Description : Explain fuel system and air intake system in diesel electric power plant.

Answer : Fuel system and air intake system in diesel electric power plant :  Fuel system: It consists of storage tank, strainers, fuel transfer pump and all day fuel tank. The fuel oil is supplied ... Filters are provided to remove dust particles from air which may act as abrasive in the engine cylinder.

Description : State any four advantages and four disadvantages of diesel electric power plant.

Answer : Advantages of Diesel electric power plant:- 1) The design and layout of Diesel electric power plant is simple. 2) It requires less space. 3) Time required for complete erection of diesel power plant is less ... . 9) The useful life is very short. 10) Availability of fuel in future may be limited.

Description : State any four factors for selection of hydro power plant site.

Answer : Following Factors to be kept while site selecting for Hydro power plant: 1) Quantity of water available :-Where high rainfall occures so that sufficent quantity of water can be stored for generation of ... be possible to divert the stream. 11. Sand, gravel, etc., should be available nearby.

Description : Write any four advantages and four disadvantages of thermal power plant.

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