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    Ramalingam K K


A Textbook on Power Plant Engineering

by: Ramalingam K K
ISBN: 9788183715256

Table of Contents

  • Basic Concepts
  • Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
  • Thermodynamic Systems
  • Processes
  • Energy
  • Work
  • Ideal or Perfect Gas
  • Real Gases
  • First-Law of Thermodynamics and Non-Flow Processes
  • First-Law of Thermodynamics and Flow Processes
  • Second-Law of Thermodynamics
  • Entropy
  • Thermodynamics Cycles
  • Heat Engine, Refrigerator and Heat Pump
  • Gas Power Cycles
  • Phase of Substance
  • Water Vapour – Steam
  • Heating and Expansion of Steam
  • Vapour Cycle – Rankine Cycle
  • Gas Mixture
  • Psychrometry
  • Gas Dynamics – Fundamentals
  • Fuels and Thermodynamics of Combustion

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Meet the Author

Dr. K.K. Ramalingam graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Annamalai University, obtained Master degree in I.C engines from University of Madras and Doctorate from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai. His field of specialization is Internal Combustion Engines. He started his teaching career as Technical Teacher Trainee and retired as Professor and Head of the Department of Automobile Engineering, Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai. He had about thirty-five years of experience in teaching graduate and postgraduate classes and guided research projects in IC Engines. He has published about thirty-five papers. He had shop-floor training in Automobile Industries like Ashok Leyland, India Pistons, Enfield India, Simpson & Co., and Standard Motor Products and floor experience in a thermal power station. He has also published a book titled Handbook of Mechanical Engineering Terms.

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