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BHARATHIYAR COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

KARAIKAL
COURSE PLAN-2012
Code / Subject: EE T36 FLUID AND THERMAL MACHINES
Class: B.Tech EEE
Odd Semester: III
Faculty Name: M.Thirunavukkarsu
Objectives: To familiarize the student in the area of fluid
mechanics,Turbine,pumps,steam power plant,IC engines,gas turbine and air
compressors
Unit

II

III

Details of lesson plan


FLUID MECHANICS
Definition of fluid viscosity
Newtons Law of viscosity
Pressure and its measurement:simple
manometers
Application of Bernoullis equation of flow
measurement: venturimeter, orifice meter and
pitot tube
Problems on venturimeter, orifice meter and pitot
tube
head loss due to friction in pipes
minor losses: sudden expansion, sudden
contraction and bends
pipes in series, pipes in parallel
Problems on friction in pipes & minor losses
HYDRAULIC MACHINERY
Turbines: Head and efficiencies associated with
turbines
Classification of turbines Peltonwheel parts and
working principle
Francis turbine: parts and working principle
Specificspeed and its application Unit quantities
governing of turbines.
Pumps: Roto-dynamics and positive displacement
pumps
centrifugal pumps: parts and working principles
priming cavitation
Specific speed Reciprocating pump: main parts
and working principle
indicator diagram effect of acceleration and
friction on indicator diagram
air vessel ,Gear pump
STEAM POWER GENERATION
Properties of steam Steam power plant:
Components of steam power plant

Week
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No. of
Lecturer
Hours
1
1
1

1
1
1
1

1
1
1
1

1
1
1
1

1
1
1
2

IV

S.No
1.
2.
3.

Rankine cycle reheat cycle


calculation of efficiencies
Steam turbines: Impulse and reaction turbines
compounding of impulse turbines
condensers and cooling towers
INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE AND AIR
CONDITIONING
Components of SI and CI engines
testing of IC engines
fuel feed systems
ignition systems cooling system
lubricating system
governing of IC engines
Air Conditioning:psychometric properties of air
summer and winter air conditioning
automobile air
conditioning systems.
GAS TURBINES AND AIR COMPRESSORS
Gas turbine power plant: Components, cycle of
operation and classification
effect of reheating on cycle efficiency
Methods of heat recovery from the exhaust of gas
turbine
Air Compressors: Reciprocating air compressor
influence of clearance volume and inter
cooling on the cycle efficiency
Rotary Compressors: Comparison of fan, blower
and
compressor
features of centrifugal compressor
working of vane compressor and roots
blower.

5
6
6

2
1
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1

8
2
1
1
1
9

1
1
1

ASSIGNMENTS
Fluid mechanics and fluid machinery
Steam power generation and IC Engine
Gas turbine and Air compressors

TEXT BOOKS
1. Modi P N and Seth S M, Hydraulics and Fluid mechanics, Standard
Publishing House, Delhi, 2007
2. Balaney P L, Thermal Engineering, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 2007
REFERENCE BOOKS
1. Rajput, RK. "Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines", S. Chand &
Company, New Delhi, 2002.
2. Nag, P. K., Engineering Thermodynamics, 4th edition, Tata Mc Graw Hill
Publishing Co.Ltd., New Delhi,1995

3. Mathur M.L. and Sharma R.P Internal Combustion Engines Dhanpat


Rai & Sons, New Delhi; 1992.

HOD /Mechanical

FACULTY
(M.Thirunavukkarasu)