air supply systems (Natural and
Mechanical Draught Systems). Pulverized coal burning systems and Basics of
Fluidized bed combustion, Feed water treatment (Necessity & general consideration
only). Boiler performance calculations
Turbine types, Variation of Pressure and Velocity in different types of turbines,
Simple impulse Turbines, Flow through turbine blades and velocity diagram,
Pressure - compounded impulse turbines and Velocity compounded impulse
turbines. Turbine power and related calculations.
Reaction turbines Flow through blades and velocity diagram, degrees of reaction,
Parsons turbine, power and related calculations, Blade height calculations, Losses in
steam turbines, Reheat factor & condition line, Governing of turbines.
Introduction, Nuclear fuels, Nuclear fission, Reactor components, & materials and
classification,, Boiling Water Reactor (BWR), Pressurized water Reactor (PWR),
CANDU Reactor, Gas cooled Reactors, Liquid metal fast breeder Reactor. Heavy
water Reactors .Waste disposal and Safety of Nuclear power plan