thermal engineering

How a Solar Power Plant Works and What are main Types of it?

Solar power plant works by absorbing the sunrays which are in the form of radiation coming from the sun. Sun is the major source of energy on the earth. Solar energy enters into the earth’s atmosphere in the form of radiations at different wavelength. These radiations can be converted into other form of energy such …

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How Vapour Absorption Refrigeration System Works?

Refrigeration is a process of cooling or maintain a body at lower temperature than surrounding. There are many type of refrigeration system one of them is vapour absoption refrigeration system. This refrigeration system is different from compression refrigeration system. In compression refrigeration system we used a compressor which is run by electricity  but absorption refrigeration …

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DIFFERENT TYPES OF HEAT EXCHANGER

Heat exchangers are the devices which are used to exchange heat between two or more fluids which are at different temperature. Heat exchangers are major devices used in engineering field and have vast application in engineering processes like in refrigeration and air conditioning system, food processing system, powder plants, chemical reactors and aeronautical applications. Heat …

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Different Types of Temperature Measuring Devices

  Today we will discuss about temperature measuring devices. Temperature is a physical quantity which is defined as the hotness or coldness of any object or substance. We can calibrate temperature in different scales and in different units according to our requirements. Kelvin (k) is the international system of units (SI) of temperature, other than …

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Thermal Power Plant : Principle, Parts, Working, Advantages and Disadvantages

Today we will learn about thermal power plant, its main components along with working and its advantages and disadvantages. Steamcturbine power plant which is sometime known as coal based power plant or thermal power plant, is a major source of electrical energy for any country. This power plant basically runs on Rankine Cycle.   Thermal …

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