A Textbook of Thermal Engineering ( Mechanical Technology), 15/e

A Textbook of Thermal Engineering ( Mechanical Technology), 15/e

Authors : J. K. Gupta & R S Khurmi

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About the Author

J. K. Gupta :-

J.K. Gupta is a well-known author of Engineering and Technical books and has been associated with S. Chand and Company since 1975. He was born on 27th Dec, 1942 and completed his technical studies from Punjab and Delhi. He possesses more than 32 years of vast experience of teaching different engineering subjects at various levels.

He has authored a range of engineering textbooks, which are very popular among engineering students and teaching faculty in India and abroad and are best sellers in their respective categories. His rich experience in teaching is clearly reflected in his books which are known for simple language, and easy understanding.  Presently, he has fully devoted himself to writing and revising textbooks. He is also actively engaged in encouraging and guiding young authors through seminars.

R S Khurmi :-
He was born on 29 Aug 1939 in Sunam, a small town in Punjab. He completed his schooling in Sunam and then he completed his professional studies from Phagwara and Delhi. He started his career in Punjab Irrigation Department as an Engineer. After guidance from Professor Das of Chandigarh Engineering College, Dr. Khurmi came to Delhi and took up Teaching and Writing Engineering Text Books as a full time career. He had a great respect for his Guru Shri B.L. Theraja, who introduced him to S. Chand and Company. His books got a good market, not only in India but also abroad. According to the survey of UNESCO, he is the leading and No. 1 author of Engineering textbooks in Asia. He wrote his first book when he was just 26 years old. People in teaching profession always referred that Khurmi has revolutionized the way of writing Engineering Text Books. He was one of the founder members in Executive Committee of Afro-Asia Book Council.
He conducted Author Development Workshops at many places in India and abroad.

About the Book

Books for B.Tech, B.E. B.Arch & other Engineering courses.A textbook for the students of B.Sc. Engg., UPSC (Engg. Services), Section 'B' of AMIE (I) and Diploma Courses. The present Edition of this treatise has been thoroughly revised and brought up-to-date. Two new chapters on General Thermodynimc Relations and Variable Specific Heat have been added.


Table of Content

1.Introduction 2. Properties Of Perfect Gases 3. Thermodynamic Processes Of Perfect Gases 4 Entropy Of Perfect Gases 5 Thermodynamic Air Cycles 6 Formation And Properties Of Steam 7 Entropy Of Steam 7 Thermodynamic Processes Of Vapour 8 Thermodynamic Vapour Cycles 9 Fuels 10 Combustion Of Fuels 11 Steam Boilers 12 Boiler Mountings And Accessories 13 Performance Of Steam Boilers 14 Boiler Draught 15 Simple Steam Engines 16 Compound Steam Engines 17 ,Performance Of Steam Engines 18. Steam Condensers 19. Steam Nozzles 20. Mpulse Turbines 21. Reaction Turbines 22. Performance Of Steam Turbines 23 Modern Steam Turbines 24 Internal Combustion Engines 25 Testing Of Internal Combustion Engines 26. Reciprocating Air Compressors 28. Air Motors | Gas Turbines 29 Performance Of Gas Turbines 30 Introduction To Heat Transfer | Air Refrigeration Systems L31 .....