IIT Guwahati Applied Thermodynamics-II Syllabus
ME 411. Applied Thermodynamics – II (3-0-0-6)
Pre-requisite: ME 211 or equivalent
I. C. Engines: Classification – SI, CI, two-stroke, four-stroke etc., operating characteristics – mean effective pressure, torque and power, efficiencies, specific fuel consumption etc., air standard cycles – Otto, Diesel and dual, real air-fuel engine cycles, Thermochemistry of fuels – S.I. and C.I. engine fuels, self ignition, octane number, cetane number, alternate fuels etc., combustion – combustion in S.I. and C.I. engines, pressure-crank angle diagram, air-fuel ratio, chemical equation and conservation of mass in a combustion process etc., Air and fuel inje ction – injector and carburetor, MPFI etc., ignition, lubrication, heat transfer and cooling; Gas Power Cycles: Simple gas turbine cycle – single and twin shaft arrangements, intercooling, reheating, regeneration, closed cycles, optimal performance of various cycles, combined gas and steam cycles; Introduction to Axial-Flow Gas Turbine; Introduction to Centrifugal and Axial-Flow Compressors; Combustion Chambers; Jet Propulsion: turbojet, turboprop, turbofan, ramjet, thrust and propulsive efficiency; Rocket Propulsion; Direct Energy Conversion: thermionic and thermoelectric converters, photovoltaic generators, MHD generators, fuel cells.
 G. F. C. Rogers and Y. R. Mayhew, Engineering Thermodynamics Work and Heat Transfer, 4th Ed., Pearson, 2001.
 H. I. H Saravanamuttoo, G. F. C. Rogers and H. Cohen, Gas Turbine Theory, 4th Ed., Pearson, 2003
 T. D. Eastop and A. McConkey, Applied Thermodynamics for Engineering Technologists, 5th Ed., Pearson, 1999.
 W. W. Pulkrabek, Engineering Fundamentals of the Internal Combustion Engine, PHI, 2002.
 C. R. Fergusan and A. T. Kirkpatrick, Internal Combustion Engines, John Wiley & Sons, 2001.