BE Mechanical Engineering Semester 6 (TE Third Year)University of Mumbai

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Thermal and Fluid Power Engineering Semester 6 (TE Third Year) BE Mechanical Engineering University of Mumbai Topics and Syllabus

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100.00 Module 1
101.00 Steam Generators
  • Fire tube and Water tube boiler, Low pressure and high pressure boilers, once through boiler,
  • examples, and important features of HP boilers, Mountings and accessories.
  • Layout of a modern HP boiler.
  • Equivalent evaporation of boilers. Boiler performance.
  • Boiler efficiency
200.00 Module 2
201.00 Steam Nozzle and Turbines
  • Flow through steam nozzle-velocity at exit and condition for maximum discharge, nozzle efficiency
202.00 Steam Turbine
  • Basic of steam turbine, Classification, compounding of turbine, Impulse turbine – velocity diagram.
  • Condition for max efficiency.
  • Reaction turbine - velocity diagram, degree of reaction, Parson's turbine.
  • Condition for maximum efficiency.
300.00 Module 3
301.00 Impact of Jets and Water Turbines
  • Impact of jet on flat and curved plates Types of hydro turbines - impulse and reaction, definition of various turbine parameters like gross head, discharge, work done, input power, output power, efficiencies etc.,
  • Eulers' equation applied to a turbine, turbine velocities and velocity triangles, expression for work done
302.00 Pelton Turbine
  • Components of Pelton turbine, definition of design parameters like speed ratio, jet ratio, and estimation of various parameters like head, discharge, and efficiency etc.,
  • determination of number of buckets.
303.00 Reaction Turbines
  • Types of reaction turbines - inward and outward flow, radial mixed and axial; elements of the turbine, estimation of various parameters
400.00 Module 4
401.00 Similarity Relations in Turbines
  • definition of unit quantities and specific quantities, selection of turbines.
  • Prediction of results of prototypes from the model test.
402.00 Cavitations in Turbines
  • causes, effects and remedies, Thoma's cavitations parameter G.
  • Use of G v/s specific speed graphs.
  • Determination of safe height of installation for the turbine.
  • Characteristics of turbines, governing of turbines
500.00 Module 5
501.00 Gas Turbines
  • Applications of gas turbine, Actual Brayton cycle, open and closed cycle gas turbine, methods to improve efficiency and specific output, open cycle with intercooling, reheat, and regeneration.
  • Effect of operating variable on thermal efficiency and work ratio
600.00 Module 6
601.00 Jet Propulsion Engines
  • Classification of jet propulsion engines, Thrust, Thrust power, Propulsive efficiency and thermal efficiency, Afterburner, Introduction to Turbojet, Turbofan, Ram jet, Turboprop and Rocket engine.
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