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ME1251-Thermal Engineering

Reference Book: Thermal Engineering by R.K.RAJPUT

UNIT-I

1. Derivation of Otto cycle efficiency (941 – 942)


2. Derivation of Diesel cycle efficiency (957 – 959)
3. Derivation of Brayton cycle efficiency (989 – 991)
4. Derivation of “pressure ratio for maximum work” and “work ratio” of Brayton cycle
(991 – 992)
5. Derivation of MEP of Otto cycle (942 – 943)
6. Comparison of Otto, Diesel and Dual Cycles (983 – 985)

Problems 21.8, 21.9, 21.12, 21.13, 21.21, 21.22, 21.25, 21.26, 21.27, 21.28

UNIT-II

1. Classification of I.C Engines (1019 – 1020)


2. Brief study of parts of I.C. engines (1021 – 1036) Only for 2 or 4 marks questions
3. Comparison of two stroke and four stroke engines (1055 – 1056)
4. Comparison of petrol and diesel engines (1056 – 1058)
5. Working of Two stroke engines (1053 – 1055)
6. Working of Four stroke engines (1047 – 1051)
7. Working of a simple carburettor (1038 – 1040)
8. Working of Fuel pump (1041 – 1042)
9. Working of Fuel injector (1042 – 1043)
10. Battery or Coil ignition system and Magneto ignition system (1058 – 1061)
11. Air cooling and Liquid cooling (1065 – 1066)
12. Lubrication systems – Wet sump lubrication and Dry sump lubrication (for multi-
cylinder engines) and Mist lubrication (for single cylinder engines) (1070 – 1075)
13. Detonation in SI engines and Knocking in CI engines (1081 – 1084, 1089)
14. Performance of I.C. engines (1095 – 1106)

Problems 23.17 – 23.29, 23.37 – 23.50

UNIT-III

1. Derivation of Velocity and mass flow rate of steam through steam nozzle (757 – 758)
2. Derivation of critical pressure ratio (758 – 759)
3. Theory of supersaturated flow in steam nozzle (762 – 764)
4. Working of impulse and reaction turbines with pressure and velocity variations (804 –
805)
5. Compounding – Velocity and Pressure compounding (807 – 809)
6. Governing of steam turbines – Throttle and Nozzle governing (880 – 882)

Problems 18.5 – 18.15, 18.21, 19.2, 19.4, 19.6, 19.9, 19.17, 19.29, 19.34

UNIT-IV
1. Working of single and multi stage compressors (1174 – 1175, 1184 – 1185)
2. Rotary compressors (1249 – 1253)
3. Derivation of Work in single stage compressor with and without clearance volume,
when the compression is (i) isothermal (ii) isentropic and (iii) polytropic (1176 –
1179)
4. Derivation of conditions for maximum work (1186 – 1187)

Problems 24.4, 24.6, 24.7, 24.9 – 24.14, 24.16 – 24.19, 24.21, 22,23, 26,27

UNIT-V

1. Working of Vapour compression refrigeration system (1407 – 1408)


2. Working of Vapour absorption systems – (i) Water-Ammonia and (ii) Lithium-
Bromide (Refer other books)
3. Comparison of VCR and VAR systems (1422)
4. Summer and Winter Air conditioning systems (Refer my type written notes)
5. Psychrometrics (refer my notes for theory and problems)

Problems 36.12 – 36.27, 9.16 – 9.19

Note:
1. Be thorough in the numerical problems which are solved in the class.
2. Try to solve all the problems in the question banks