Generation of Electrical Power
Publisher: Dr. Hidaia Mahmood Alassouli
This book includes my lecture notes for electrical power generation course. The layout, main components, and characteristics of common electrical power generation plants are described with application to various thermal power plants.The book is divided to different learning outcomesCLO 1- Describe the layout of common electrical power generation plants.CLO 2- Describe the main components and characteristics of thermal power plants.a)CLO1 Describe the layout of common electrical power generation plants.Explain the demand of base - power stations, intermediate - power stations, and peak- generation power stations.Describe the layout of thermal, hydropower, nuclear, solar and wind power generation plants.Identify the size, efficiency, availability and capital of generation for electrical power generation plants.Eexplain the main principle of operation of the transformer and the generator. b)CLO2: Describe the main components and characteristics of thermal power plants.Identify the structure and the main components of thermal power plants.Describe various types of boilers and combustion process.List types of turbines, explain the efficiency of turbines, impulse turbines, reaction turbines, operation and maintenance, and speed regulation, and describe turbo generator.Explain the condenser cooling - water loop.Discuss thermal power plants and the impact on the environment.