Thermal and Nuclear Power Plants

Thermal and Nuclear Power PlantsHours: 3 0 3

Thermal power plant environment impact assessment, Thermal power plants operation (fuel type, thermodynamics), Gas Turbine Materials and Technology, Compressor, Turbine, Burners, Combustion Chambers, Combustion chemistry, Generators and auxiliary systems (Heat transfer & Gear assemblies), Power plants control and instrumentation, Water treatment for steam generation, cooling towers, Nuclear energy history and importance, Fission, Fusion & Nuclear Reactions, Reactor components and their characteristics, Introduction to fast and fusion reactor systems, Reprocessing of irradiated fuel, Process waste disposal & Radiation hazards, Interaction of radiation with matter, Neutron sources; Neutron detection techniques and neutron spectroscopy, Control rods, Materials for Nuclear power plants, Nuclear power plants, Design and Construction, Safety of nuclear plants, Plant safety & maintenance, Radiation control and safety.

Pre-requisites: NoneCo-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course

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