IIT Guwahati Applied Thermodynamics-I Syllabus
ME 321. Applied Thermodynamics – I (3-0-0-6) )
Pre-requisite: ME 211 or equivalent.
Vapour Power Cycles: Carnot cycle, Rankine cycle, reheat cycle, regenerative cycle, steam cycles for nuclear power plant, back-pressure and extraction turbines and cogeneration, low-temperature power cycles, ideal working fluid and binary/multi-fluid cycles; Steam Generator: subcritical and supercritical boilers, fluidized bed boilers, fire-tube and water-tube boilers, mountings and accessories; Condenser; Cooling Tower: hygrometry and psychrometric chart; Steam Turbine: impulse and reaction stage, degree of reaction, velocity triangle, velocity and pressure compounding, efficiencies, reheat factor, governing, nozzles; Heat Pump and Refrigeration Cycles: reversed Carnot cycle and performance criteria, vapour compression and vapour absorption refrigerators, gas cycles, refrigerants and environmental issues; Air-conditioning; Reciprocating Air Compressors: work transfer, volumetric efficiency, isothermal efficiency, multistage compression with intercooling.
 G. F. C Rogers and Y. R. Mayhew, Engineering Thermodynamics Work and Heat Transfer, 4th Ed., Pearson, 2003.
 T. D. Eastop and A. McConkey, Applied Thermodynamics for Engineering Technologists, 5th Ed., Pearson, 2003.
 M. J. Moran and H N Shapiro, Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics, 3rd Ed., John Wiley, 1995.
 M. M. ElWakil, Power Plant Technology, McGraw Hill International, 1992.
 P. K. Nag, Powerplant Engineering, 2nd Ed., Tata McGraw Hill, 2002.