Introduction to Unit operation and Unit Process: Material and Energy Balance. Significance of Instrumentation and layout of thermal, hydroelectric, nuclear, gas turbine, solar, wind Power plants.
Instrumentation and Equipments of Various Unit Operations: Evaporation, Distillation, leaching, Gas Absorption, Heat exchangers, Humidification and Dehumidification, Drying, Size Reduction, Crystallization, Mixing.
Boiler Instrumentation and Optimization: Combustion control, 3 element drum level control, steam pressure, oxygen / CO / CO2 – flue gases control, furnace draft, boiler interlocks, SCADA controls - Boiler inspection and safety procedures.
Turbine Instrumentation and Control: Valve actuation, auto-start up, start up and shut down, thermal stress control, condition monitoring and Power Distribution Instrumentation. Auxiliary control of water treatment plant, Electrostatic Precipitator and Oil Automation System.
Automation: Thermal power plant, Boiler Automation – Diagnostic Functions and Protection – Digital Electro – Hydraulic Governor, Man-Machine Interface - Graphic Display of Automated Power plant.