Power Plants

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Power Plants
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ04З004
  3.    Study program EEUM
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester III/5   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Sofija Nikolova-Poceva
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Acquiring professional knowledge of the processes and ways for electricity generation from thermal power plants and hydro power plants, knowledge of the basic facilities within the individual types of power plants – their role and efficiency, as well as a ways of connecting power plants to the power system.

11.    Course Syllabus: Types of hydro power plants and their main components. Energy processes in hydro power plants. Principle of operation and classification of hydraulic turbines. Selection of hydraulic turbine. Draft tube. Cavitation. Water hammer. Pumped-storage hydro power plants. Thermal power plants (TPP). Thermodynamic processes in thermal power plants. The basic technological scheme and main components of TPP. Energy processes in thermal power plants. Efficiency coefficients in thermal power plants. Methods for improving the thermal efficiency coefficient. Optimal generation scheduling of thermal power plants realized according to different types of schemes. Auxiliary facilities in thermal power plants. Facilities and equipment layout of thermal power plants and hydro power plants. Electrical schemes of power plants. Schemes of auxiliary power consumption in power plants.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures supported by presentations, interactive lectures, auditory exercises with solving practical examples and visiting the power plants in the R. Macedonia.
13.    Total number of course hours 3 + 2 + 0 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 30
16.2. Individual tasks 30
16.3. Homework and self-learning 45
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 35
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 10
17.3. Activity and participation 5
17.4. Final exam 50
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Regular attendance at lectures and auditory exercises.
20.  Forms of assessment Through two partial written exams (duration of 2 hours each) or a final written exam on the whole teaching material (duration 2 hours). The points from the partial exams/final exam are included in the final grade.
It is not allowed to use books, scripts, manuscripts or notes of any kind, mobile phone, tablet or any other electronic device during the exam
21.   Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluation and surveys.
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Allen J. Wood, Bruce F. Wollenberg, Gerald B. Sheblé Power Generation, Operation and Control John Willey & Sons 2013