MEC 810 Thermal Power Generation

Electrical systems loads, peaks, reliability. Types of power plants and interconnectivity. Boilers and nuclear reactors. Steam turbine and gas turbine calculations. Auxiliary equipment: heat exchangers, fuel preparation, water treatment, cooling equipment. Combined-cycle power plants. Co-generation. Environmental impact of energy production. Pollution abatement devices. Economics. Lect: 3 hrs. Prerequisites: MEC 514, MEC 616, MEC 701, PCS 213, CMN 432, ECN 801, MEC 411, MEC 430 and MTH 510 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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