Which of the following is not part of diesel engine power plant:
- Fuel tank
- Cooling tower
- Exhaust system
Correct answer: 3. Penstock
A penstock is not a part of diesel engine power plant. While other three mentioned parts belong to the Diesel Engineering Power Plant.
Parts of Diesel Engine Power Plant
- Fuel tank: It is the tank where oil is stored
- Cooling tower: The cooling system consists of a water source, pump, and cooling towers and is responsible for providing cooling so that the diesel power station operating within safe temperature limits
- Exhaust system: The exhaust system is responsible for leading exhaust gas outside the building and discharging it into the atmosphere.
On the other hand, a penstock is employed in hydropower plants for carrying water.