Week 1: Review of Thermodynamics: First law and second law for control mass and control volume systems, combined first and second law applied to processes
Week 2: Steam power engineering: Description of steam power plant, application of first and second laws to different devices of power plant; ideal cycle of power plant.
Week 3: Steam Power cycles: Rankine cycle and analysis, reheat cycle and analysis.
Week 4: Modified steam power cycles: Regenerative steam power cycles, analysis, ideal working fluid for the steam power cycle.
Week 5: Second law analysis of steam power cycle: multi-fluid cycle and analysis, second law analysis of steam power cycle
Week 6: Boiler in steam power plant: Types of boiler, different cycles in boiler operation, boiler attachment, problems.
Week 7: Flow nozzles: Use of nozzles in steam power plant, flow analysis in nozzle, nozzle efficiency
Week 8: Steam turbine: Steam turbine types, analysis of steam turbine using velocity triangles, types of condenser, cooling tower
Week 9: Internal combustion engine: IC engines, classification, different parts, SI and CI engines, comparison of 2-stroke and 4-stroke engines, carburetor, MEP and fuels.
Week 10: Thermal analysis of IC engine: Thermodynamic analysis of SI and CI engines and their analysis, pressure-crank angle diagram, engine efficiencies
Week 11: Gas Turbine cycle: Types of gas turbine engines, thermodynamic cycles, combined cycles, compressor, and multistage compression with intercooling, efficiencies.
Week 12: Refrigeration cycle: Vapor compression refrigeration cycle and its analysis