Whether or not a power plant can be built on a specific location is determine by carrying out technical surveys based on following recommendations. Supply of raw material to the place is convenient .i.e. the construction site is provided by roads to transport goods to that part of the area. Must have ample space to accommodate construction machinery. Must have proper area for dumping mud extracted from the construction site. Quebec is rich in places that are suitable for the construction of power plant. For the construction of such a facility in Quebec, following considerations are followed. Facility must be having environmental conditions that support the construction and running of power plant, e.g. Most of the year temperature should be below freezing point and less prone to tornadoes. Facility must be having suitable area for the construction of such a large project. It is better to choose the facility near geysers; therefore, less fuel will be required. Location selected must be close to the facility, so that less investment is required to lay down the electric cable system and less line losses are build. Before establishing such a huge project, most important thing is to carry out economic analysis. To keep the plant running after start up, its economic analysis must be done before time. Here are few most important aspects of carrying out the analysis. The total investment must not exceed the revenue plant is going to generate in its life span, but it should be less enough to overcome its maintenance charges as well as gives profit to the state. Plant should have least transportation charges of fuel and less cabling should be required to furnish the area with electricity produced. Question 2 What data would be required and how would it be collected/obtained/determined for question 1 above? The data for question 1 can be collected by dividing the whole task in a number of parts. First of all, basic information can be obtained by surveying already working power plants in Quebec. It needs thorough survey of all the power plants already working in that area. This survey includes detailed review of the operational complexities faced by already functional power plants, in terms of local environmental conditions and geographical issues. Annual reports generated by all the plants must be viewed thoroughly in order to get the idea how the output from the plant is being affected by the choice of location and other factors. All this is really helpful in getting exact data for the analysis carried out in question 1. Question 3 Part of your mandate is to prepare a manual of ‘Business Ethics’ for the Construction of this project. This manual would affect all engineering staff doing design and all construction contractors performing work on site. What key principles might you include in your manual? To follow Business Ethics or Code of Conduct while performing a task is a key to success as an individual as well as a company. Therefore, carrying out such a big project must also follow some codes of conduct that need to be applied on engineering staff, contractors and labors. Here is the list of most important business ethics that must be followed while carrying out this project(Vee and Skitmore). Construction drawings must not be stolen from any source rather a dedicated drawing for this specific thermal power plant must be produced. All of the construction errors must be reported
ASSIGNMENT NUMBER 3 Question 1 Describe the steps you take to determine (1) Operational Feasibility (will it work?); (2) Technical Feasibility (can it be built?); (3) Location Feasibility (can a site be found?); (4) Economic Feasibility (will it make economic sense?…
The report will cover the following: company structure; activities of each department; how the business will operate; business registration and licensing; contracts; taxation and capital purchases; occupational health and safety; environmental issues; administrative systems: OHS and worker cover; noise abatement; working hours; taxation; insurances and trading practices.
So, firstly assignment in its most basic characteristics, dedicated to discovering the basic concept of digital electronics, electronic product development cycle, and operation and performance of simple digital systems. Having to design a digital video switcher MUX4T01 IC between four cameras using manual and automatic switching, we must to add that camera number should be displayed on the seven-segment display.
Types of bridges The early form of bridges were the beam bridges, arch bridges and the suspension bridges all constructed from natural resources like wood, vines and fallen tree trunks. (Hill James et al, n.d ) The modern day bridges essentially consist of a combination of all the three bridges but to a more refined scale using materials like steel and concrete.
This helps to make the work easier and also safer for the workers. In most cases it consists of a well model system of metal pipes or tube which is modeled in a way that they create a high platform that is strong enough to support the worker. When constructing a scaffold so many things have to be put into consideration.
Assignment: Engineering and Construction – The Case of CTV Building Student’s Name, I.D. Name of the University Assignment: Engineering and Construction – The Case of CTV Building Executive Summary This report is aimed at analysing the incident of CTV Building collapse that caused deaths of several civilians.
The duration taken for a constructed facility to get through the different stages, starting with the planning and ending with the disposal stage is the life cycle of the given facility. In the case of many construction facilities, they are designed to give service for a certain number of years – on the minimum, starting from 30 to 100 years and beyond.
Designing a hospital in a major city of Canada is a great challenge for design firm. Designed hospitals must be safe seismically and also have advanced technological facilities incorporated under a single roof. Newly designed hospitals should also implement energy efficient techniques in order to make green building.
The code of ethics training ensures that particular principles and guidelines govern the day-to-day activities of engineers. As a result, all the stakeholders in a project or construction program are satisfied with the services and products offered by engineers.
In fact, it is a device to transmit the load of the structure to the soil below. Foundation is provided for the following main purposes-
Depending on the type of structure and the soil conditions prevalent, different types of foundations such as Strip Footing, Spread or Isolated Footing, Combined Footing, Strap or Cantilever Footing, Raft Foundation, Pile Foundation, Drilled Piers, Caisson, Well Foundation may be provided.