PTU Punjab Technical University B-Tech May 2019 Question Papers 6th Semester Mechanical Engineering (MECH)
Total No. of Pages : 02
Total No. of Questions : 09
B.Tech.(ME) (E-I 2011 Onwards) (Sem.?6)
POWER PLANT ENGINEERING
Subject Code : DE/ME-1.8
M.Code : 71250
Time : 3 Hrs. Max. Marks : 60
INSTRUCTION TO CANDIDATES :
SECTION-A is COMPULSORY consisting of TEN questions carrying T WO marks
SECTION-B contains FIVE questions carrying FIVE marks each and students
have to attempt any FOUR questions.
SECTION-C contains T HREE questions carrying T EN marks each and students
have to attempt any T WO questions.
Answer briefly :
a. What is a steam generator?
b. What is the function of air pre-heater? Where it is usually installed?
c. What are radioactive elements?
d. What area the different types of hydroelectric power plants?
e. What are the different components of a nuclear power plant?
f. What are high pressure boilers? How they differ in construction and working
principle from ordinary boilers?
g. Briefly explain thermionic conversion system.
h. How nuclear energy is produced?
i. Define Hydrograph.
j. What are primary and secondary sources of energy?
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Discuss the various factors considered for nuclear power plant site selection.
Explain the working of Magneto-hydrodynamic system.
What are load curves? Explain its importance in the economics of power plant.
Explain the basic components of a gas turbine power plant.
Describe Electrostatic Precipitator for dust collection in a steam power plant.
Draw a neat diagram of Breeder reactor. Describes it in brief with its advantages and
disadvantages. Why the moderator is not required in these reactors?
a. Explain the design consideration of horizontal and vertical axis wind mill.
b. How the power can be obtained from tides? How you classify tidal plants? What are
limitations of tidal power stations?
Write short notes on :
a. Chain grate stoker
b. Pneumatic conveyer system
NOTE : Disclosure of Identity by writing Mobile No. or Making of passing request on any
page of Answer Sheet will lead to UMC against the Student.
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