Course
code ME523
credit_hours 3
title Power plant Operation & management
arbic title
prequisites ME423
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes a- Knowledge and UnderstandingrnThrough knowledge and understanding, students will be able to:rna.4) Principles of design including elements design, process and/or a system related to specific disciplines.rna.7) Business and management principles relevant to engineering.rna.p.2) Internal combustion, pumps, turbines and compressors, classification, construction design concepts, Operation and characteristicsrna.p.5) Business and management techniques and practices appropriate to mechanical power and energy Engineering applicationsrnb- Intellectual SkillsrnThrough intellectual skills, students will be able to:rnb.p.1) Evaluate mechanical power and energy engineering designs, processes and performances andrnPropose improvementsrnb.p.4) Analyze the performance of the basic types of internal combustion engines and hydraulic machinesrnc- Professional SkillsrnThrough professional and practical skills, students will be able to:rnc.p.5) Design, operate, repair and maintain fluid hydraulic power systems for diverse applicationsrnc.p.7) Work in mechanical power and energy operations, maintenance and overhaulrnd- General SkillsrnThrough general and transferable skills, students will be able to:rnd.9) Refer to relevant literature
arabic Describtion/Outcomes
objectives Introducing students to methods of operation and management of power plants.
arabic objectives
ref. books N/A
arabic ref. books
textbook Woodruff, Everett Bowman. MCGRAW-HILL, “Steam Plant Operation” – Latest Edition.
arabic textbook
objective set combined
content set combined
course file 53_ME523_ME523.pdf
Course Content
content serial describtion
1 Load Curves.
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2 Power Plant Economics.
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3 Investment in Power Plants.
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4 Investment in Power Plants.
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5 Selection of Plant.
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6 Selection of Plant.
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7 Station Performance, Revision and Evaluation / 7th week evaluation.
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8 Station Performance, Revision and Evaluation.
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9 Operation of Gas Turbines.
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10 Typical Problems in Gas Turbines Operation.
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11 Operation of Steam Turbines.
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12 Operation of Boiler (1)- 12th week evaluation / 12th week evaluation.
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13 Operation of Boiler (2).
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14 Water Treatment.
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15 Operation of Cooling Towers and Condensers.
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16 Final Examination.
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