*(1183) REDUCING THE PROBLEM OF WET COAL:CASE STUDIES IN THERMAL POWER PLANT

  • RAVINDRA B GOHANE KHAPERKHEDA THERMAL POWER STATION
  • RAMESH R LAKHE SHREYAS QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
  • SUNIL V DESHMUKH SURESH DESHMUKH COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, WARDHA,INDIA

Abstract

The coal is used as a fuel in thermal power plants on a very large scale. Different grades of coal are used in power plants. The moisture content, volatile nature & ash content determines the grade of the coal. Out of these Moisture plays a very important part as it is present naturally within the coal & is added while handling the coal. So handling of coal becomes the section of prime importance for any power plant. As a result, coal handling units are installed by power plants for careful handling of the coal.  This includes unloading, transporting, crushing, blending & conveying.  These operations play an important role as the moisture from atmosphere gets added during the run. This paper thus attempts to highlight the issue wet coal with the help of three case studies. The case studies was successfully conducted, the details of which are discussed in this paper.

Author Biographies

RAVINDRA B GOHANE, KHAPERKHEDA THERMAL POWER STATION
PRESENTLY WORKING AS CHIEF ENGINEER IN MAHARASHTRA POWER GENERATION COMPANY LTD, INDIA. HAS MORE THAN 30 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN POWER PLANT MANAGEMENT
RAMESH R LAKHE, SHREYAS QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
BE(MECH),M.TECH(PROD),DOCTORAL FELLOW OF NITIE, SIX SIGMA MASTER BLACK BELT,MBA,ISO9001,14001,50001 LEAD ASSESSOR.PRESENTLY WORKING AS DIRECTOR, SHREYAS QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, NAGPUR,INDIA,SUPERVISED 12 PhD SCHOLARSCO-AUTHORED TWO BOOKS ON TQMPROVIDED CONSULTANCY TO MORE THAN 100 ORGANISATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT
SUNIL V DESHMUKH, SURESH DESHMUKH COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, WARDHA,INDIA
PRSENTLY WORKING AS PRINCIPAL, S D COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING. PhD IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING. SUPERVISED 3 PhD RESEARCH SCHOLARS

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Published
2017-02-11
How to Cite
GOHANE, RAVINDRA B; LAKHE, RAMESH R; DESHMUKH, SUNIL V. *(1183) REDUCING THE PROBLEM OF WET COAL:CASE STUDIES IN THERMAL POWER PLANT. Journal of Power Technologies, [S.l.], feb. 2017. ISSN 2083-4195. Available at: <https://papers.itc.pw.edu.pl/index.php/JPT/article/view/1035>. Date accessed: 05 aug. 2021.
Section
Power Plant

Keywords

Case Study, wet coal, v-type wiper, thermal power station

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