B.E. Mechanical Engineering:Heat Exchangers

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Year: Semester I

Mathematics I
Engineering graphics
Computer Programming
Solid Mechanics
Communication Skills

First Year: Semester-II

Mathematics II
Manufacturing Process
Electrical and Electronic Science
Organizational Behavior

Second Year- Semester - I

Numerical and Statistical Methods
Fluid Mechanics
Material Science and Engineering
Kinematics of Machines
Machine Drawing
Mechanics of Deformable Bodies
Environmental Studies

Second Year- Semester – II

Optimization Techniques
Measurement Science and Techniques
Power Generation and Economics
Machine Design – I
Dynamics of Machines
Computer Aided Design
Human Values, Ethics and IPR
Measurement and Metrology Lab

Third Year- Semester – I

Manufacturing Technology
Applied Thermodynamics
Industrial Metallurgy and Materials
Machine Design – II
Industrial Engineering
Total Quality Management
Summer Training(6 Weeks during summer vacations after 2nd year)

Third Year- Semester – II

Project Semester
Industrial Training (6 Weeks )

Fourth Year- Semester – I

Machining Science
Heat and Mass Transfer
Automobile Engineering
Computer Aided Manufacturing
Production Planning and Control
Mechanical Vibrations and Condition Monitoring

Fourth Year- Semester – II

Engineering Economics
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Heat Exchangers

Introduction: Classification, types and applications of heat exchangers. Single Phase Heat Exchangers: LMTD and NTU methods, rating and sizing methods, design criteria, geometry, process parameters, pressure drops and applications.

Boiling Heat Transfer: Types of boiling, boiling mechanisms, two phase flow, pressure drop and Martinelli approach.

Condensation Heat Transfer: Mechanism, types of condensers, & design procedures, Evaporates and Reboilers: Multiple effect evaporators, design procedures, liquid chillers, kettle, thermosyphon and forced circulation Reboilers, Augmented surface heat exchangers: Heat transfer coefficients, pressure drops, compact heat exchangers, air coolers, plate heat exchangers and plate-fin heat exchangers.

Heat Pipe Heat Exchangers: Types and design procedure & applications.

Maintenance: Fouling factors, types of fouling and cleaning methods.

Mechanical Considerations: Codes and standards, mechanical design requirements and materials.

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