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Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

IC Engines and Gas Turbines

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and NPTEL via Swayam


This course deals with the gas power cycles. One part of the course is on IC engines and it focuses onthe thermodynamic cycles for different fuels suitable for automobiles. Other part of the course hasemphasis on thermodynamic cycle of aircraft engines and the components of the aircraft engine. Thusthis course would provide an understanding on electricity generation or transportation applicationusing gas as working medium.

INTENDED AUDIENCE : Undergraduate students of Mechanical/Chemical/Aerospace engg. (5 thsemester onwards) and postgraduate students specializing inthethermofluids/FluidMechanics/Aerospace/Automobiles;industrypersonnel associated with automobile and aerospace
engineering;faculty membersassociated with Mechanical/Chemical/Aerospaceengg.PREREQUISITES : Basic UG-level Fluid Mechanics and ThermodynamicsINDUSTRY SUPPORT : Tata Motors, Ashok Layland, General Electric



Week 1: Engine
Week 2: IC engines
Week 3: Air-standard cycles
Week 4: Carburation
Week 5: Fuel injection systems
Week 6: Combustion in S.I. and C.I.engines
Week 7: Introduction to GasTurbines
Week 8: Performance analysis ofBryton Cycle
Week 9: Aircraft propulsion
Week 10: Compressors
Week 11: Compressors and Turbines
Week 12: Nozzles and Diffusers

Taught by

Prof. Pranab K. Mondal & Prof. Vinayak N. Kulkarni

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