Applied Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Course Objectives:
To familiarize the students to understand the applied thermodynamics and heat transfer. (Use of Standard and approved Steam Table, Mollier Chart, Compressibility Chart and Psychrometric Chart permitted)
 Gas Power Cycle (10 hours)
 Air standard cyclesOttoDieselDualWork output,
 Efficiency and MEP calculations
 Comparison of the cycles for same compression ratio and heat addition
 Same compression ratio and heat rejection, same peak pressure
 Peak temperature and heat rejection
 Same peak pressure and heat input
 Same peak pressure and work output
 Brayton cycle
 Reciprocating Aircompressor and Refrigeration Cycles (10 hours)
 Single acting and double acting air compressors
 Work required
 Effect of clearance volume
 Efficiencies
 Volumetric efficiency
 Isothermal efficiency
 Free air delivery
 Fundamentals of refrigeration and C.O.P.
 Reversed carnot cycle
 Simple vapour compression refrigeration system
 TS, PH diagrams,
 Simple vapour absorption refrigeration system,
 Desirable properties of an ideal refrigerant
 Conduction (10 hours)
 Basic Concepts
 Mechanism of Heat Transfer
 Conduction,
 Convection and
 Radiation
 General Differential equation of Heat Conduction
 Fourier Law of Conduction – Cartesian
 One Dimensional Steady State Heat Conduction
 Conduction through Plane Wall, Cylinders and Spherical systems
 Composite Systems
 Conduction with Internal Heat Generation
 Extended Surfaces
 Unsteady Heat Conduction
 Lumped Analysis
 Use of Heislers Chart.
 Convection (10 hours)
 Basic Concepts
 Convective Heat Transfer Coefficients
 Boundary Layer Concept
 Forced Convection
 Dimensional Analysis
 External Flow
 Flow over Plates,
 Cylinders and
 Spheres
 Internal Flow
 Laminar and Turbulent Flow
 Flow over Bank of tubes
 Free Convection
 Dimensional Analysis –
 Flow over Vertical Plate.
 Radiation (5 hours)
 Basic Concepts, Laws of Radiation
 Stefan Boltzman Law
 Kirchoff Law
 Black Body Radiation
 Grey body radiation
 Shape Factor Algebra
 Electrical Analogy
 Radiation Shields
 Introduction to Gas Radiation
Practical:
Lab 1 Conduction Heat Transfer
Verification of Conduction Laws
Drawing of Temperature Profile
Comparison between Thermal Conductivities of Different Types of Materials
Lab 2 Convection Heat Transfer
Free Convection from Different Types of Plates Force Convection from Different Types of Plates
Lab 3 Radiation Heat Transfer
Relationship between Temperature, Frequency and Wavelength Reflectivity, Absorptivity and Transmissivity
Lab 4 Boiling Heat Transfer
Mass and Energy Balances Efficiency
Effects of Mixture on Boiling Heat Transfer
Lab 5 Heat Exchanger
Energy Balance of Different Types of Heat Exchangers
Drawing of Temperature Profiles of Different Types of Heat Exchangers Effectiveness of Different Types of Heat Exchangers
Lab 6 Fins
Drawing of Temperature Profiles of Different Types of Fins Heat Dissipation from Different Types of Fins
References:
 Holman. J.P. “Heat Transfer”, Tata McGraw –Hill, 2003
 Nag. P.K. ”Basic and applied Thermodynamics” Tata McGraw–Hill Publishing Co. Ltd, New Delhi, 2004
 Nag. P..K. “ Heat Transfer”, Tata McGrawHill, New Delhi, 2002
Evaluation Scheme:
There will be questions covering all the chapters in the syllabus. The evaluation scheme for the question will be as indicated in the table below:
Unit 
Chapter 
Topics 
Marks 
1 
1 
All 
16 
2 
2 
All 
18 
3 
3 
All 
18 
4 
4 
All 
18 
5 
5 
All 
10 
Total 
80 
*Note: There may be minor deviation in marks distribution.
