Tag: Plant use factor

Variable Load Problem

Variable Load Problem: The variable load problem has introduced the following terms and factors in power plant engineering: 1.Connected load : It is the sum of continuous ratings of all the equipment’s connected to supply system. A power station supplies load to thousands of consumers. Each consumer has certain equipment installed in his premises. The sum of […]

Diversity Factor

Diversity Factor: Diversity Factor This is defined as the sum of individual maximum demands on the consumers, divided by the maximum load on the system. This factor gives the time diversification of the load and is used to decide the installation of sufficient generating and transmission plant. If all the demands came at the same […]