# Applied Thermodynamics

 Course Code : 10ME43 Author : uLektz University : Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka (VTU) Regulation : 2010 Categories : Mechanical Format : ePUB3 (DRM Protected) Type : eBook

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Description :Applied Thermodynamics of 10ME43 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka (VTU) for regulation 2010. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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##### Topics
###### UNIT - I COMBUSTION THERMODYNAMICS

1.1 Theoretical (Stoichiometric) Air And Excess Air For Combustion Of Fuels. Mass Balance, Actual Combustion. Exhaust Gas Analysis. A / f Ratio, Energy Balance For a Chemical Reaction

1.2 Enthalpy Of Formation, Enthalpy And Internal Energy Of Combustion, Combustion Efficiency, Adiabatic Flow Temperature

###### UNIT- II GAS POWER CYCLE

2.1 Air Standard Cycles: Carnot, Otto, Diesel

2.2 Dual And Stirling Cycles, P-V And T-S Diagrams, Description, Efficiencies And Mean Effective Pressures

2.3 Comparison Of Otto, Diesel And Dual Cycles

###### UNIT - III I.C. ENGINE

3.1 Testing Of Two Stroke And Four Stroke Si And Ci Engines For Performance Related Numerical Problems, Heat Balance, Motoring Method

3.2 Willian’s Line Method, Swinging Field Dynamometer, Morse Test

###### UNIT - IV VAPOUR POWER CYCLES

4.1 Carnot Vapour Power Cycles, Drawbacks As a Reference Cycle, Simple Rankine Cycle, Description, Reheat Rankine Cycle.T- s Diagram, Analysis For Performance , Comparison Of Carnot And Rankine Cycles

4.2 Effects Of Pressure And Temperature On Rankine Cycle Performance, Actual Vapour Power Cycles.

4.3 Ideal And Practical Regenerative Rankine Cycle, Open And Closed Feed Water Heaters

###### UNIT - V RECIPROCATING COMPRESSORS

5.1 Operation Of a Single Stage Reciprocating Compressors, Work Input Through p-v Diagram And Steady State Steady Flow Analysis. Effect Of Clearance And Volumetric Efficiency. Adiabatic, Isothermal And Mechanical Efficiencies

5.2 Multistage Compressor, Saving In Work, Optimum Intermediate Pressure,Inter- Cooling, Minimum Work For Compression

###### UNIT - VI GAS TURBINE AND JET PROPULSION

6.1 Classification Of Gas Turbines, Analysis Of Open Cycle Gas Turbine Cycle. Advantages And Disadvantages Of Closed Cycle.

6.2 Methods To Improve Thermal Efficiency, Jet Propulsion And Rocket Propulsion

###### UNIT - VII REFRIGERATION

7.1 Vapour Compression Refrigeration System ; Description, Analysis

7.2 Refrigerating Effect, Capacity, Power Required, Units Of Refrigeration, Refrigerants And Their Desirable Properties

7.3 Air Cycle Refrigeration, Reversed Carnot Cycle and COP, Reversed Brayton Cycle, Vapour Absorption Refrigeration System, Steam Jet Refrigeration

###### UNIT - VIII PSYCHOMETRY

8.1 Atmospheric Air And Psychometric Properties; Dry bulb temperature, wet bulb temperature, dew point temperature; partial pressures, specific and relative humidities and the relation between the two enthalpy and adiabatic saturation temperature

8.2 Construction And Use Of Psychometric Chart

8.3 Analysis Of Various Processes; Heating, Cooling , Dehumidifying And Humidifying. Adiabatic Mixing Of Moist Air

8.4 Summer And Winter Air Conditioning