Comparison between Fire Tube and Water Tube Boiler can be done in 14 aspects. Those aspects are operating pressure, passage of material type in tubes, rate of steam ..
Merits of Water Tube Boiler over Fire Tube Boiler: Generation of steam is much quicker due to the small ratio of water content to steam content. This also helps ..
The gas turbine power plant is also called a combustion turbine power plant. The gas turbine is a type of continuous combustion, internal combustion engine. There ..
The sources of air in the condenser are due to the following: Leakage through packing glands and joints. Leakage through condenser accessories, such as atmospheric ..
Water contains a certain percentage of dissolved solids. The percentage of impurities found in boiler water depends on the untreated feed water quality, the treatment ..
Peat coal, lignite coal, Sub-Bituminous coal, Bituminous coal, Semi-Bituminous coal, Semi-Anthracite coal, Anthracite coal and Super Anthracite coal are the different ..
A good boiler should have the following characteristics: The boiler should have maximum steam generation rate with minimum fuel consumption. It can be started or stopped ..
Applications: Diesel Power Plant finds wide application in the following fields: Diesel power plant is used for electrical power generation in capacities ranging ..
The various advantages of using the steam turbine over steam engine are as follows: It requires less shaft workspace compared to the steam engine. The absence of various ..
In ball and race mill the coal passes between the rotating elements again and again until it is pulverized to the desired degree of fineness. The coal is crushed ..
Babcock and Wilcox boiler: The Babcock and Wilcox boiler are also is known as Longitudinal Drum Boiler or Horizontal Tubes Boiler. It is probably the first water ..
Power reactors can be heterogeneous or homogeneous. A heterogeneous power reactor has a large number of fuel rods with the coolant circulating around them and carrying ..
Fuels are any material that store potential energy in forms, which upon burning in oxygen liberates heat energy. Calorific value of fuel is the total quantity of heat ..
The boiler system comprises a feed-water system, steam system, and fuel system. The feed-water system supplies treated water to the boiler and regulate it automatically ..