Definition A generating station in which nuclear energy is converted into electrical energy is known as a nuclear power station. In nuclear power station, heavy elements such as Uranium (U235) or Thorium (Th232) are subjected to nuclear fission. in a

## Diesel Power Station | Advantages & Disadvantages | Applications

Definition A generating station in which diesel engine is used as the prime mover for the generation of electrical energy is known as diesel power plant or diesel power station. In a diesel power plant, a diesel engine is used

## Losses in a DC Machines

Q. What is meant by “energy loss” in a machine? Answer. Whole of the input energy to the electrical machine is not converted into useful output energy but a part of the energy is converted into heat and is lost

## Electric Braking

Q. What are the requirements of good electric braking? Answer. The requirements of good electric braking are: (i) The braking should be quick and reliable in action. (ii) The braking must be controllable. (iii) Some suitable means must be provided

## Tellegen’s Theorem | Applications & Limitations

Tellegen’s Theorem This theorem states that algebraic sum of the power’s in any circuit (linear, non-linear, unidirectional, bi-directional, time-invariant and time-variant elements) at any instant is zero. It was published in 1952 by Bernard Tellegen. For verification of Tellegen’s theorem, KVL

## Millman’s Theorem | Limitations & Applications

Millman’s Theorem Case-1 The theorem states that if several ideal voltage sources V1, V2, V3,……., Vn in series with resistances R1, R2, R3,…….., Rn, are connected in parallel then the circuit may be replaced by a single voltage source Vout in

## List of Nuclear Power Stations in India

Nuclear power is the fifth -largest source of electricity in India after thermal, hydroelectric and renewable sources of electricity. 1. Gorakhpur Atomic Power Station (under construction) Operator: NPCIL Establishment Date: Location: Fatehabad, Haryana Reactor Units (MW): 4 x 700 MW Installed

## Advantages & Limitations of Different Energy Storage Systems

In this article, we will compare different energy storage system in terms of their advantages & limitations. The comparison is given in the table. S.No. Energy Storage System Advantages Limitations 1 Li-ion battery 1. It has a high specific energy

## Thermal Power Station | Coal-fired Thermal Power Station

Thermal Power Station A thermal power station is a power plant in which the prime mover is steam driven. The operation of a thermal power station is such that the water is heated first, and turns into steam. This steam

## Why don’t we use copper wire as a fuse wire?

Why don’t we use copper wire as a fuse wire Fuse is a Safety device which protects an electrical device from fault. Whenever there is a fault, a short circuit current will flow that leads to the generation of high