Lakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Physics

Book: Lakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Physics

Chapter: 3. Sources of Energy

Subject: Physics - Class 10th

Q. No. 16 of Short Answer Type Questions-Pg-131

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Explain the principle of working of a thermal power plant. Draw a labeled diagram to illustrate your answer.

In a thermal power plant, the heat that is generated by combustion of coal is used to boil water to form steam. Then, the steam, being at high temperature and pressure, rotates the turbine and its shaft, which drives the generator to produce electricity.


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