Pre-requisite: ThermodynamicsSteam Power Plant – Reheat, regenerative steam power cycles, low temperature power cycles, ideal working fluid and binary/multi-fluid cycles; Types of boilers and their attachments, Steam Turbine types and analysis using velocity triangles, Properties of moist air: psychrometry and psychrometric charts, condensers and cooling towers; IC Engines – SI, CI, two- and four-stroke engines, MEP, efficiency and specific fuel consumption, conventional and alternative fuels, pressure-crank angle diagram, carburettor and fuel injection systems; Gas Turbine Engines – Types of gas turbine engines, reheat, intercooling and regenerative cycles, combined cycles, introduction to jet propulsion; Compressors and Turbines – Reciprocating air compressors: work transfer, volumetric efficiency, isothermal efficiency, multistage compression with intercooling, centrifugal compressor, axial flow compressors, axial flow turbines. Texts: G. F. C Rogers and Y. R. Mayhew, Engineering Thermodynamics Work and Heat Transfer, Pearson, 2003. T. D. Eastop and A. McConkey, Applied Thermodynamics for Engineering Technologists, Pearson, 2003. References: M. M. El-Wakil, Power Plant Technology, McGraw Hill International, 1992.  P. K. Nag, Powerplant Engineering, Tata McGraw Hill, 2002. W. W. Pulkrabek, Engineering Fundamentals of the Internal Combustion Engine, PHI, 2002. H. I. H Saravanamuttoo, G. F. C. Rogers and H. Cohen, Gas Turbine Theory, Pearson, 2003.