Nuclear Power Plant


Nuclear Power Plant, Power Plant Engineering.


  • Course Contents as per Syllabus for BE mechanical Students For Subject Energy Engineering
  • Nuclear Power Plants : elements of NPP, types of nuclear reactor (PWR, BWR, CANDU, GCR, LMCR, OMCR, fast breeder, fusion), material for nuclear fuel, cladding, coolants, control rod and shielding, nuclear waste disposal, environmental impacts of NPP.
  • Total Five Lectures

    Lecture 1 : Introduction & Layout

  • Introduction
  • Layout of Nuclear Power Plant
  • Selection of site for Nuclear power plant
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Nuclear Power Plant

    Lecture 2 : Working of NPP and Types of Reactors- I

  • Working of Nuclear Power Plant
  • Types of Nuclear Reactors
  • 1. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR)
  • 2. Boiling Water Reactor (BWR)
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of (PWR) and (BWR)

    Lecture 3 : Types of Reactors-II

  • 3. Fast Breeder Reactor (FBR) Working Principle., Merits and Demerits
  • 4. Candu Reactor Working Principle,
  • Merits & Demerits
  • Lecture 4 :  Types of Reactors – III

    3. Gas Cooled Reactor (GCR) Working Principle, Merits and Demerits

  • 4. Sodium Graphite Reactor (SGR)
  • Working Principle, Merits and Demerits
  • Comparison of Nuclear Reactors
  • •Nuclear Waste Disposal
  • Lecture 5 : Hydel plant Remainders and NPP_QP_MCQs
  • power plants using water based on availability of water
  • Spillways
  • University Question Papers and MCQs

    Course Highlights

  • Said course is a part of Subject Energy Engineering for BE Mechanical Students
  • Already uploaded other courses of subject with different titles.
  • Nuclear Power plant is a vital electricity generating plant as a Renewable source.
  • Most of the points of Syllabus are covered in total 5 lectures along with numericals.
  • It is my sincere effort to explain the course with simple language and definitely helpful for final year students and to release some pressure on them.
  • Uploading video lectures along with resource files for revision purpose,
  • Best of luck for your studies. Thanks for watching.

        Course objectives are

  • To study layout and Selection Criteria for Nuclear Power Plant.
  • To get the knowledge of various components of Nuclear power plant
  • To study the working principle of Nuclear Power Plant.
  • To have basic concepts regarding classification of Nuclear Reactors.
  • To study the Pros and Cons of Nuclear Power plant
  • To get important aspect of Nuclear Waste Disposal.
  • To study various questions and MCQs.

    Course Outcomes

  • After completion of Course Learner will be able to
  • Understand the various criteria for selection and layout of Nuclear Power Plant.
  • Will be able to understand the working of Nuclear Power plant .
  • Will get the idea of classification of Nuclear power plants with Pros and Cons .
  • Know the importance of Disposal of Nuclear wastes.
  • Solve any type of questions on the Nuclear Power plant.

So dear all this is my last upload for Subject Energy Engineering. Wish you all the best for your studies and Examination. Thanks for your huge response and love.

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