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AH-514: Hydro Electric Equipment

 

Credits : 4

Contact Hours : Lecutre : 3  Tutorial : 1  Practical : 2 per alternate

Types, characteristics and testing of ac generators; Sizing and specification of single and three phase generators ; Power factor and its correction methodologies, excitation systems; Electro-mechanical and digital governor, electronic load controller ; Types of relays, contactors and control schemes for shp stations; Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), integrated computer control system for shp station; Switchyard equipments, power and instrument transformers, circuit breakers, bus-bar; Protection schemes for generator, transformer and bus-bar, design of circuit diagram for auxiliary and grounding systems;

Lists of Practicals :

i.    To determine the characteristics of induction generator
ii.   To determine the characteristics of synchronous generator
iii.  To detect the cable fault
iv.  To operate generators in parallel
v.   To measure the soil resistivity

Suggested Books :

i.    Reimert, D., “Protective Relaying for Power Generation Systems”, Taylor and Francis.
ii.   Clemen, D.M., “Hydro Plant Electrical Systems”, HCI Publication.
iii.  Kundur, P., “Power System Stability and Control”, McGraw Hill Inc.
iv.  Harker, K., “Power System Commissioning and Maintenance Practice”, The Institution of Electrical Engineers.
v.  “Manual on Layout of Substations”, Central Board of Irrigation and Power.
vi.  “Manual on Sub-station, Design of Earthing-Mat for High-Voltage Substation”, Central Board of Irrigation and Power.