B.E. Mechanical Engineering:Energy Conservation and Management

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Typology Bachelor
Location Patiala
Duration 4 Years
  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts 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

Energy Conservation and Management

Need for energy conservation, its potentials, Energy Efficiency, Optimization, Impact of energy cost, Energy efficiency models, program organization and methodology, Decision and support system.

Optimum use of prime movers for power generation such as boilers, turbines, heaters, compressors, pumps, heat exchangers etc. combustion theory and operating principle Energy efficiency of boilers, models, performance monitoring, capacity utilization; Turbine efficiency, steam and gas turbine cogeneration, Operating principle of heater, thermal efficiency; Theory of compression, compressor performance models, energy efficiency of pumps, pump models; Performance monitoring of heat exchangers, fouling factor model, Kern- Seaton model, monitoring heat exchanger performance.

System-subsystem efficiency monitoring, Modern energy conservation techniques, Plant wise energy consumption optimization, energy transmission and storage, Specific energy consumption models. Energy demand forecast, and conservation techniques, Parameters affecting specific energy consumption, energy transmission by steam and flue gases, heat storage and recovery system, energy transmission losses. Data base for energy management, energy loss control model, Energy auditing,

Waste Heat recovery systems: recuperates, economizers, waste heat boilers, heat pipe heat exchangers, regenerators etc. thermal storage systems, Fluidised bed technology, insulation, refractory, alternate sources of energy.

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