Basic Thermodynamics :
Fundamental concepts and definitions, system - closed, open and isolated system, homogeneous and heterogeneous systems, thermodynamic property, path function and point function, microscopic and macroscopic points of view, dependent and independent properties, intensive and extensive properties, intrinsic and extrinsic properties, equilibrium - mechanical, chemical, thermal and thermodynamic Application of system approach to various systems like IC engine cycles etc.
Second law of thermodynamics :
Limitation of 1st law of thermodynamics, reversibility and irreversibility, 2nd low of thermodynamics, statements - Kelvin-Planck and Claucius statements, equivalence of Kelvin-Planck and Claucius statements of 2nd law of thermodynamics, Carnot cycle, corollaries of 2nd law.
Steam engine :
Simple steam engine and its details, p-v diagram, theoretical and actual indicator diagram, diagram factor, mean effective pressure, indicated power, brake power, mechanical efficiency, indicated and brake thermal efficiency, dynamometers for measurement of brake power
Combustion of fuels :
Types of fuels, coal analysis, ultimate analysis and proximate analysis, calorific value, higher calorific value and lower calorific value of fusel, carbon value, theoretical calorific value of fuel, determination of calorific value of solid, liquid, and gaseous fuel, bomb calorimeter, boys gas calorimeter, Junker gas calorimeter.
Combustion of fuel :
Chemistry of combustion, chemical reaction, theoretical air required for combustion, conversion of volumetric composition on mass basis, conversion of composition on mass basis to composition by volume. mass of actual and excess air supplied, determination of volumetric analysis of fuel gases, roast apparatus volume of minimum air required for complete combustion of gaseous fuel
6. Third law of thermodynamics and its corollaries
chimney height calculation :
Natural and artificial draft, parameters on which natural draft depends, chimney height calculation.
Text Books :
1. Basic Thermodynamic & Heat Engines - I by R. yadav.
2. Elementary of of Heat Engines-I by R. C. Patel.
3. Thermal Engineering by R. S. Khurmi.