UNIT I FIRST LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS
microscopic and macroscopic point of view
systems, properties, process, path, cycle.
application to closed and open systems,
specific heat capacities CV and CP
UNIT II SECOND LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS
Second Law of thermodynamics
equivalents of Kelvin Plank and Clausius statements.
Irreversibility, reversible cycle
Carnot cycle and theorem.
UNIT III INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES(Qualitative Treatment Only)
Classification of IC engine
IC engine components and functions.
Valve timing diagram and port timing diagram
Comparison of two stroke and four stroke engines,
Comparison of petrol & diesel engine,
Fuel supply systems,
total fuel consumption,
specific fuel consumption,
mechanical efficiency, BHP, IHP, FP
Cooling system, MPFI, DTSI, CRDI.
UNIT IV REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING
Principles of refrigeration,
refrigerator& heat pump cycle,
refrigerants, refrigerant properties,
vapour compression refrigeration cycle,
vapour absorption cycle, dry bulb temperature,
wet bulb temperature, relative humidity,
air coolers, cooling towers.
UNIT V HEAT TRANSFER (Qualitative Treatment Only)
Heat transfer through conduction and convection,
Fourier’s law of conduction
Problems on one dimensional heat conduction through plain walls,
cylinder walls, spheres.
Extended surfaces: Fins.
Problems on heat transfer through rectangular fin,
triangular fin, circumferential fin,
pin fin, fin efficiency, fin effectiveness.
Heat transfer through radiation,
Stefan Boltzman Law, black body,
grey body, shape factor.
Types of Heat Exchangers.
Upon completion of this course, the students can able to
CO1: Understand the basic concepts associated first law of thermodynamics
CO2: Understand basic concepts associated with second law of thermodynamics
CO3: Describing the working of I.C engines and to determine its performance parameters
CO4: Basic principles of refrigeration, air conditioning and psychometric chart
CO5: Distinguishing the various modes of heat transfer and its applications
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