1. Basic Concepts :- Microscopic & Macroscopic point of view, thermodynamic system and control volume, thermodynamic properties, processes and cycles, Thermodynamic equilibrium, Quasi – static process
  2. First Law of Thermodynamics:- First law for a closed system undergoing a cycle and change of state, energy, PMM1, first law of thermodynamics for steady flow process, steady flow energy equation applied to nozzle, diffuser, boiler, turbine, compressor, pump, heat exchanger and throttling process, filling and emptying process
  3. Second law of thermodynamics :- Limitation of first law of thermodynamics, Kelvin-Planck and Clausius statement and their equivalence, PMM2, causes of irreversibility, Carnot theorem, corollary of Carnot theorem, thermodynamic temperature scale
  4. Entropy :- Clausius theorem, property of entropy, inequality of Clausius, entropy change in an irreversible process, principle of increase of entropy, entropy change for non- flow and flow processes, third law of thermodynamics
  5. Energy :- Energy of a heat input in a cycle, exergy destruction in heat transfer process, exergy of finite heat capacity body, exergy of closed and steady flow system, irreversibility and Gouy -Stodola theorem and its applications, second law of efficiency
  6. Vapor Power cycles :- Carnot vapor cycle, Rankine cycle, comparison of Carnot and Rankine cycle, calculation of cycle efficiencies, variables affecting efficiency of Ranine cycle, reheat cycle, regenerative cycle, reheat – regenerative cycle, feedwater heaters,
  7. Gas Power cycles :- Recapitulation of Carnot, Otto and Diesel cycle, Dual cycle, Compression of Otto, Diesel and Dual cycles, air standard efficiency, mean effective pressure, brake thermal efficiency, relative efficiency, Brayton cycle, effect of reheat, regeneration, intercooling and turbine and compressor efficiency on Brayton cycle
  8. Properties of gases and gas mixtures:- Avogadro’s law, equation of state, ideal gas equation, Vander Waal’s equation, reduced properties, law of corresponding states, compressibility chart, Gibbs- Dalton law, internal energy; enthalpy and specific heat of a gas mixtures

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Duration: 250+ Hours
Lectures: 100
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