This book provides an extensive take on the dynamics and recent advancements in Powerplant Engineering. Professor Nag offers an insight into the topic and has also peppered the book with a good amount of examples.
Summary of Powerplant Engineering
Powerplant Engineering covers all the designs and principles that are involved in constructing modern thermal power, with a special focus on hydroelectric and turbine engines, and gas turbine power plants. It explains all the recent technological advancements in every chapter and helps the reader adopt an analytical bend of mind.
The book adopts SI units in all the modules. It covers other topics like circulating fluidized bed boilers and combined cycle power generation, both of which are cutting edge technologies in the field. These topics are extensively covered and ample examples, practice problems and illustrations of the same are also given.
The treatment and coverage of casing arrangements pertaining to the topic of steam turbines is newly introduced in the book and this is strengthened with many examples, elaborately solved problems and exercises in every chapter.