Thermal Power Engineering (TPE)

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UNIT I            STEAM GENERATORS 

Types and classification- low pressure fire & water tube boilers-mountings & accessories-performance testing of boilers-equivalent evaporation-boiler efficiency-boiler trial –criteria for selection of a boiler.

UNIT II          STEAM NOZZLES                                                                             7

Expansion of steam through nozzle-types of nozzles-condition for maximum discharge- critical pressure ratio- effect of friction – super saturated flow.

UNIT III        STEAM TURBINES

Principles of impulse and reaction turbines-compounding-velocity diagrams for simple & multistage turbines-work done on turbine blades & efficiencies-losses in steam turbines- governing of steam turbines.

UNIT IV         INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES.

Engine types & applications-actual cycles-valve and port timing diagrams-fuel supply-ignition-cooling& lubrication systems for si engines & ci engines. Cetane & octane numbers of fuels- combustion –knocking & detonation-scavenging & super charging- performance of ic engine-frictional power & various efficiencies & energy calculations.

UNIT V           GAS TURBINES.                                                                              

Open &  closed gas tur bines- ideal &   actual cycles- compressor & turbine efficiency-effect of operating variables on thermal efficiency & work out put-work ratio-types of combustion of chambers-combustion efficiency –methods to improve performance-inter cooling reheating & regeneration.

 

 

TEXT BOOKS

  1. Thermal Engineering by R. K. Rajput, Laxmi Publications, 6th Edition, New Delhi, 2006
  2. Domkundwar, A., A Course in Thermal Engineering, Dhanpat Rai & Co., New Delhi, 2000
  3. Thermal Engineering by Venkatesan.

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

  1. J.B Heywood, I.C engines fundamentals, Mc Graw Hill International Edition .1999.
  2. P.W Gill. J.H Smith & E.J Ziurgs,” Fundamentals Of I.C Engines, Oxford & I B H Publication 1990 , New Delhi.
  3. R.YADAV,”Thermodynamics & Heat Engines vol-II ,Central Publishing House,1996.
  4. R.YADAV, Steam & Gas Turbines ,Central Publishing House,1996.
  5. V.Ganesan , International Combustion Engines, Tata McGraw Hill, Second Edition , 1999.
  6. P.L Ballaney,Thermal Engineering Khanna Publication ,15th Edition ,2002.
  7. H.Cohen ,GFC . Rogers, HIH Saravanamutto, Gas Turbine Theory, Addition Wesley Longman Ltd, 4th edtion, 1996.

 

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