## AU3301 Syllabus - Thermodynamics And Heat Transfer - 2021 Regulation Anna University

AU3301

THERMODYNAMICS AND HEAT TRANSFER

LTPC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• The objective of this course is to prepare the students with the knowledge of basic principles of thermodynamics via real world engineering examples in order to apply, analyse and evaluate air standard cycles, Steam power cycles and Refrigeration and Air conditioning cycles.

UNIT I

BASIC THERMODYNAMICS

9

Systems, closed, open and isolated. Property, state, path and process, quasi-static process, Zeroth low, First law. Steady flow energy equation. Engineering Applications of Steady flow energy equation Heat and work transfer in flow and non-flow processes. Simple problems-Second law, Kelvin-Planck statement – Clausius statement - Concept of Entropy (descriptive).

UNIT II

AIR STANDARD CYCLES AND COMPRESSORS

9

Cycle, Carnot cycle, Otto, Diesel, Dual combustion and Brayton cycles; Calculation of Air standard efficiency (simple problems). Mean effective pressure (Definition only). Compressors, Classifications of compressors, Reciprocating compressor- Rotary, Axial and Vane compressors (descriptive).

UNIT III

STEAM PROPERTIES AND CYCLE

9

Formation of steam and its thermodynamic properties, T-s and h-s diagrams. Properties of steam, Dryness fraction, Quality of steam by steam tables and Mollier chart – simple Rankine cycle, Efficiency, Steam Nozzles, Types of nozzles, Friction in nozzles (descriptive)

UNIT IV

REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING

9

Construction and working principles of refrigeration, Vapour compression system - Vapour absorption types, comparison – Definition of Co-efficient of performance (COP), Properties of refrigerants – Basic Principle, Summer, winter and Year round Air conditioning

UNIT V

INTRODUCTION TO HEAT TRANSFER

9

Modes of heat transfer, Heat conduction in parallel, radial and composite wall – Heat conduction through hollow and composite cylinders, spheres (simple problems). Basics of Convective heat transfer and Fundamentals of Radiative heat transfer (descriptive only)– Types of heat exchangers, Arithmetic and Logarithmic Mean Temperature Difference (AMTD & LMTD).

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to,
1. Demonstrate the understanding of the nature of the thermodynamic processes for pure substances of ideal gases.
2. Interpret First Law of Thermodynamics and its application to systems and control volumes.
3. Solve any flow specific problem in an engineering approach based on basic concepts and logic sequences.
4. Compare and contrast between various types of refrigeration cycles.
5. Understand the basics and modes of heat transfer.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Chattopadhyay. P Engineering Thermodynamics”, oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2010.
2. Nag. P.K., “Engineering Thermodynamics”, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 2007.
3. Rathakrishnan E., “Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics” Prentice-Hall India, 2005.

REFERENCES:
1. Arora C.P, “Thermodynamics”, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 2003.
2. Holman. J. P., "Thermodynamics", 3rd Ed. McGraw-Hill, 2007.
3. Mathur & Sharma Steam Tables, Jain Publishers, New Delhi.
4. Merala C, Pother, Craig W, Somerton, "Thermodynamics for Engineers", Schaum Outline Series, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 2004.
5. Ramalingam K.K. “Thermodynamics”, Sci-Tech Publications, 2006.