# AE1201 Aero Engineering Thermodynamics Syllabus

AE1201 AERO ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS 3 1 0 100

OBJECTIVE
To give a brief background of application of various laws of thermodynamics and its application in heat transfer, refrigeration and air-conditioning, jet propulsion system.

1. BASIC THERMODYNAMICS 12+3
Systems, Zeroth Law, First Law - Heat and work transfer in flow and
non-flow processes, Second law, Kelvin- Planck statement - Clausius statement - concept of entropy - Clausius inequality - entropy change in non-flow processes.

2. AIR CYCLES 8+3
Otto, Diesel, Dual combustion and Brayton combustion cycles – Air standard efficiency - Mean effective pressure – Actual and theoretical PV diagrams of four stroke and two stroke IC Engines.

3. THERMODYNAMICS OF ONE DIMENSIONAL FLUID FLOW 8+3
Application of Continuity and energy equations- Properties of steam - Rankine cycle - Isentropic flow of ideal gases through nozzles - Simple jet propulsion system - Thrust rocket motor – Specific impulse.

4. REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING 8+3
Principles of refrigeration, Air conditioning - Heat pumps - Vapour compression - Vapour absorption types - Coefficient of performance, Properties of refrigerants.

5. AIR COMPRESSORS 9+3
Classification and working principle, work of compression with and without clearance, Isothermal and Isentropic efficiency of reciprocating air compressors, multistage compression and intercooling.

Various types of compressors (Descriptive treatment only)

TOTAL : 60

TEXT BOOKS
1. Rathakrishnan, E, “Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics”, Prentice – Hall, India, 2000
2. Nag. P.K., “Engineering Thermodynamics”, Tata McGraw-Hills Co., Ltd., Seventh Edn., 1993
3. Yunus A.Cengal. “Thermodynamics an Engineering Approach”, Tata McGraw-Hill Co. Ltd., 3rd Edition, 2002.

REFERENCES
1. Mayhew, A. and Rogers, B., “Engineering Thermodynamics”, Longman Green & Co. Ltd., London, E.L.B.S. Edition, 1990.
2. Van Wylen, G.J. and Sonntag, R.E., “Fundamentals of Classical Thermodynamics (S.I.Version)”, Second Edition, 1986.
3. Bacon, D.H., “Engineering Thermodynamics”, Butterworth & Co., London, 1989.
4. Saad, M.A., “Thermodynamics for Engineers”, Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., 1989.
5. Reynolds, “Thermodynamics”, Int. Student Edn., McGraw-Hill Book Co., Ltd., 1990.
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