CME390 Syllabus - Thermal Power Engineering - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CME390 Syllabus - Thermal Power Engineering - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CME390

THERMAL POWER ENGINEERING

 L T P C

3003

Course Objectives:
1 To study the fuel properties and arrive at proximate and ultimate analysis of fuels.
2 To study the different types of boilers and compute their performance parameters.
3 To study the performance parameters of an air compressor
4 To study the working principles of various refrigeration systems and perform cop calculations
5 To study the psychrometric properties and how they are utilized in arriving at calculations to determine heating loads

UNIT I

FUELS AND COMBUSTION

9

Fuels - Types and Characteristics of Fuels - Determination of Properties of Fuels – Fuels Analysis - Proximate and Ultimate Analysis - Moisture Determination - Calorific Value -Gross & Net Calorific Values

UNIT II

BOILERS

9

Types and comparison, Mountings and Accessories. Performance calculations, Boiler trial.


UNIT III

AIR COMPRESSORS

9

Classification and comparison, working principle, work of compression - with and without clearance, Volumetric efficiency, Isothermal efficiency and Isentropic efficiency. Multistage air compressor with Intercooling. Working principle and comparison of Rotary compressors with reciprocating air compressors

UNIT IV

REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS

9

Vapour compression refrigeration cycle, Effect of Superheat and Sub-cooling, Performance calculations, Working principle of air cycle, vapour absorption system, and Thermoelectric refrigeration.

UNIT V

PSYCHROMETRY AND AIR-CONDITIONING

9

Psychrometric properties – Property calculations using Psychrometric chart and expressions. Psychrometric processes – adiabatic saturation, sensible heating and cooling, humidification, dehumidification, evaporative cooling and adiabatic mixing Air conditioning systems, concept of RSHF, GSHF and ESHF, Cooling loadcalculations. Cooling towers – concept and types.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: At the end of the course the students would be able to
1. Evaluate the fuel properties and arrive at proximate and ultimate analysis of fuels.
2. Analyze different types of boilers and compute their performance parameters.
3. Evaluate the performance parameters of an air compressor
4. Apply the working principles of various refrigeration systems and perform cop calculations
5. Analyze the psychrometric properties and how they are utilized in arriving at calculations to determine heating loads.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Mahesh. M. Rathore, “Thermal Engineering”, 1st Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2010.
2. Ballaney. P, “ Thermal Engineering”, 25th Edition, Khanna Publishers, 2017

REFERENCES:
1. Ananthanarayanan P.N, “ Basic Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning”, 4th Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2013.
2. Arora, “ Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning”, 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall of India, 2010.
3. Mathur M.L and Mehta F.S., “Thermal Science and Engineering”, 3rd Edition, Jain Brothers Pvt. Ltd, 2017.
4. Nag P.K, “ Basic and Applied Thermodynamics”, 2nd Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2010
5. Soman. K, “Thermal Engineering”, 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall of India, 2011

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