Monday, February 8, 2010

power plant engineering book review

Power Plant Engineering
To get good insight into the generation of electricity  Power Plant Engineering by C. Elanchezhian is a good start. The book has been designed for B.E. and B.Tech mechanical engineering student. Power plant engineering does also prove to be a precious resource for practicioners of engineering and teaching in fields relating to power plants. The book provides at present all the important information about the various types of power plants like steam power plants, nuclear power plants and even hydel power plants, diesel and gas turbine power plants, geothermal plants, and solar power plants. Some key elements are that each chapter is accomplished with solved problems. The text of the book has been supplemented with illustrated diagrams, tables, flow charts, and graphs where it is a requirement for clear understanding by the students. The summaries at the end of each chapter help the readers to review literature presented in the chapter. The many review questions and exercise tasks have been designed to enhance the practical engineering skills of students.

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