Which distribution system is more reliable?
The insulation resistance test is performed on power line with
The commercial sources of energy are
What is the total power installed capacity (approximate) in India?
The power development programmes that are possible in Tamil Nadu are largely based on
The power output from an hydroelectric power plant depends on
What is the correct expression for the electricalpower developed by a hydroelectric plant in KW?
A hydroelectric power station is commonly found in
In hydroelectric power plants
The advantage (s) of hydro plants is/are
The largest size of hydroelectric unit in India is
The flow duration curve at a given head of a hydroelectric plant is used to determine
In hydropower stations what is an enlarged body of water just above the intake and used as a regulating reservoir, called?
In high head hydroelectric power plant, the velocity of water flow in penstock is around
What is the function of booms?
Booms are the one of those structures made at the intake. They are constructed to prevent unwanted solid materials from flowing into the penstock. Solid materials like icebergs, wood logs or other heavy materials which may cause damage to the turbine blades if reached there.
The function of a surge tank is to
Water hammer occurs in
For variable heads of near about but less than 30 metres, Which type of tubines is used in hydropower stations?
For harnessing lower variable water heads, the suitable hydraulic turbine with high percentage of reaction and runner adjustable vanes is
The specific speeds of Kaplan, Francis and Pelton turbines are in
An impulse turbine
In Francis turbine runner, the number of blades is usually of the order of
The maximum head of a Kaplan turbine is limited to
In India, pumped storage power plant
The pumped storage scheme is employed to supply