AE8301 Aero Engineering Thermodynamics Syllabus:

AE8301 Aero Engineering Thermodynamics Syllabus – Anna University Regulation 2017

UNIT I Fundamental Concept And First Law

Concept of continuum, macroscopic approach, thermodynamic systems – closed, open and isolated. Property, state, path and process, quasi-static process, work, internal energy, enthalpy, specific heat capacities and heat transfer, SFEE, application of SFEE to jet engine components, First law of thermodynamics, relation between pressure, volume and temperature for various processes, Zeroth law of thermodynamics.

UNIT II Second Law And Entropy

Second law of thermodynamics – Kelvin Planck and Clausius statements of second law. Reversibility and Irreversibility, Thermal reservoir, Carnot theorem. Carnot cycle, Reversed Carnot cycle, efficiency, COP, Thermodynamic temperature scale – Clausius inequality, Concept of entropy, Entropy change for various processes. Mixing of fluids.

UNIT III Air Standard Cycles

Otto, Diesel, Dual, Ericsson, Atkinson, Stirling and Brayton cycles – air standard efficiency – mean effective pressure.

UNIT IV Fundamentals Of Vapour Power Cycles

Properties of pure substances – solid, liquid and vapour phases, phase rule, p-v, p-T, T-v, T-s, h-s diagrams, p-v-T surfaces, thermodynamic properties of steam – calculations of work done and heat transfer in non-flow and flow processes – standard Rankine cycle, Reheat and Regeneration cycle. Heat rate, Specific steam consumption, Tonne of refrigeration.

UNIT V Basics Of Propulsion And Heat Transfer

Classification of jet engines – basic jet propulsion arrangement – Engine station number, thrust equation – Specific thrust, SFC, TSFC, specific impulse, actual cycles, isentropic efficiencies of jet engine components, polytropic efficiency, conduction in parallel, radial and composite wall, basics of convective and radiation heat transfer.