1st Edition

Electrical Power Generation Methods and Plants

By Dhruba J. Syam Copyright 2023

    In today’s world, per capita consumption of electricity in a country is considered as one of the important indices of its developmental status: both economic and technological.

    Engineering students as well as the professional beginners, studying and working in the field of Electrical Power Generation and Power Plant Administration, should get a reasonable level of familiarization with the concepts of various technological methods and plants in order to acquire necessary knowledge and competency for a worthwhile professional career in the subject field.

    This book attempts to provide relevant knowledge inputs by way of providing conceptual clarity on various aspects of the subject. It will be helpful for students of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.

    Print edition not for sale in South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Bhutan)

    1. Electrical Power: A Convenient Source of Energy Supply

    2. Electrical Power Generation Methods and Associated Aspects

    3. Steam Turbine Driven Thermal Power Generation (STG) Plants

    4. Gas Turbine Driven Thermal Power Plants (GTG Plants)

    • Combined Cycle Power Plants (CCPP)

    • Diesel Generating Sets (DG Sets)

    5. Hydro-Power Generation Plants

    6. Nuclear Power Generation Plants

    7. Renewable and New Energy Sources for Electrical

    Power Generation:

    • Solar Power Plants

    • Wind Turbine Driven Power Plants

    • Co-Generation Power Plants

    • Biomass Based Power Plants

    • Geo-Thermal Power Plants

    • Tidal Energy Based Power Plants

    • Fuel-Cells for Electrical Power

    8. Miscellaneous Related Topics That Seek to Provide Supplementary Knowledge for Power Station Management




    Dhruba J Syam obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical-Electronics Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka in the year 1962. He has to his credit over 39 years of working experience in different capacities in Industrial and Business Houses including around 32 years in BHEL where from he retired as an Additional General Manager in 1999.