Overview for Applied Thermodynamics
This book on "Applied Thermodynamics" has been written for the students preparing the subject for B.E. examinations of various Indian Universities, A.M.I.E. and competitive examinations. The book contains 11 chapters in all, and deals the subject matter exhaustively.
The presentation of the subject matter is very systematic and the language of the text is lucid, direct and easy to understand. Each chapter of book is saturated with much needed text supported by neat and self-explanatory diagrams to make the subject self-speaking to a great extent. A large number of solved examples, questions selected from various universities, U.P.S.C., GATE etc. examination question papers, properly graded, have been added in various chapters to enable the students to attempt different types of questions in the examination without any difficulty. At the end of each chapter Highlights, Objective Type Questions, Theoretical Questions and Unsolved Examples have been added to make the book a complete unit in all respects.
Introduction to Thermodynamics-Definitions and Formulae 1.Properties of Steam and Steam Generators 2.Basic Steam Power Cycles 3.Reciprocating Steam Engine 4.Compound Steam Engines 5.Steam Nozzles 6.Steam Turbines 7.Steam Condensers 8.Gas Power Cycles 9.Internal Combustion Engines 10.Air Compressors 11.Gas Turbines and Jet Propulsion, Competitive Examinations Questions-Objective Types.
R K Rajput (Author)
Er. R. K. Rajput, born on 15th September, 1944 (coincident with Engineer's Day) is a multidisciplinary engineer. He obtained his Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering (with Hons.-Gold Medal) from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala. He is also a Graduate Engineer in Electrical Engineering. Apart from this he holds memberships of various professional bodies like Member Institution of Engineers (MIE); Member Indian Society of Technical Education (MISTE) and Member Solar Energy Society of India (MSESI). He is also a Chartered Engineer (India). He has served for several years as Principal of "Punjab College of Information Technology, Patiala" and "Thapar Polytechnic, Patiala". He has more than 40 years of experience in teaching different subjects of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering disciplines. He has published/presented a large number of technical papers. He is the author of several books on the important subjects of Mechanical as well as Electrical Engineering disciplines. He has earned, by dint of hard work and devotion to duty, the following awards / honours Best Teacher (Academic) Award Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Gold Medal for an outstanding research paper (Institution of Engineers) Distinguished Author Award Man of Achievement Award.