Prime Mover Protection

Prime Mover Protection: In the event of prime-mover failure the machine starts motoring meaning thereby that it draws electrical power from the system and drives the prime-mover. This condition imposes…

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Apparatus Protection in Power System Articles

Apparatus Protection in Power System Articles: Bus Zone Protection : Bus Zone Protection includes, besides the bus itself the apparatus such as circuit breakers, disconnecting switches, Apparatus Protection in Power…

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Protection of Alternators

Protection of Alternators: The generating units, especially the larger ones, are relatively few in number and higher in individual cost than most other equipment's. Therefore, it is desirable and necessary…

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Power System Protection and Switchgear Articles

Power System Protection and Switchgear Articles: This Power System Protection and Switchgear Articles which includes the following topics: Basic Ideas of Protection Relay Fault Meaning Zone Protection Essential Qualities of…

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Components of Hydroelectric Power Plant

Components of Hydroelectric Power Plant: Components of Hydroelectric Power Plant (or) Hydel power plant are Reservoir Dam Trash rack Surge tank Fore bay Pen stock Spill way Power house Draft…

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Fuel Handling System and Ash Handling System

Fuel Handling System and Ash Handling System: Handling of coal: The coal handling is divided into two types: Out-plant handling. In-plant handling. 1. Out-plant handling: This handling includes the handling…

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Generator Faults

Generator Faults: Generator faults can be considered under the following heads. (a) Stator Faults: These include the following: Phase-to-earth faults. Phase-to-phase faults. Inter-turn faults. Most faults occur in the stator…

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