Integrated power and energy management studies

Power plant engineering deals with the study of energy, its sources and utilization of energy for power generation. The power is generated by prime movers (example Hydraulic turbines, steam turbines, diesel engines).Large amount of power is generated using prime movers in a site or layout called power plants, where all the equipments and machineries required for power generation is located.

Energy: Energy may be defined as the capacity to do work. Energy exists in various forms, such as Mechanical Energy, thermal energy, electrical energy, solar energy etc. Electricity is the only form of energy, which is easy to produce, easy to transport, easy to use and easy to control. Electricity consumption per capita is the index of the living standard people of a place or country i.e. the utilization of energy is an indication of the growth of the nation.
Power and Power Plant:
Power is primarily associated with mechanical work and electrical energy. Therefore, power can be defined as the rate of flow of energy and can state that a power plant is a unit built for production and delivery of a flow of mechanical or electrical energy. In a common usage, a machine or assemblage of equipment that produces and delivers a flow of mechanical or electrical energy is a power plant. Hence an internal combustion engine is a power plant; a water wheel is a power plant, etc. However, what we generally mean by the term power plant is that assemblage of equipment ,permanently located on some chosen site which receives raw energy in the form of a substance capable of being operated on in such a way as to produce electrical energy for deliver from the power plant

Sources of energy
The basic sources of energy for power generation are coal, oil, nuclear fuels and gas. These sources are known as “conventional sources of energy”. These sources of energy will one day be used up and are exhaustible. The most reassuring and promising energy, which is abundant in supply and is inexhaustible is “Non – conventional sources of energy” such as solar, wind, tidal, geothermal etc.

Course offered

Electricity Generation & Power Sector Scenario
Power Plant Cycles & Major Equipment
Power Plant Terminologies
Power Plant Systems – Main Cycles & Components
Power Plant Systems – Auxiliaries
Introduction to Power Plant Maintenance
Precision Measurements
Rigging and Scaffolding
Metallurgy
Pipes and pipe fittings
Bearings and Lubrication
Gaskets, Packing and Mechanical seals
Power Transmission Components
Valves
Pressure Relief Valves
Heat Exchanges
Pumps
Fans and Blowers
Hydraulic Systems Maintenance
2 Boiler / HRSG
Gas Turbine
Steam Turbine
Alignment Methods
Vibration and Balancing
Non Destructive Testing
Power Plant Equipment Erection & Commissioning