Syllabus of Anna University Coimbatore M.E. Thermal Engineering Fuels and Combustion


This resource provides you the information about syllabus of M.E. (Thermal Engineering ) Fuels and Combustion in Anna University of Technology Coimbatore

University : Anna University of Technology Coimbatore
Discipline : Thermal Engineering
Degree : Master of Engineering
Regular : Full time

Subject Title: Fuels and Combustion

UNIT I
Fuels-Types And Characteristics Of Fuels-Determination Of Properties Of Fuels-Fuels
Analysis-Proximate And Ultimate Analysis-Moisture Determination-Calorific Value-
Gross & Net Calorific Values – Calorimetry - Dulong's Formula For Cv Estimation-Flue
Gas Analysis –Orsat Apparatus-Fuel & Ash Storage & Handling – Spontaneous Ignition
Temperatures.

UNIT II
Solid fuels Types – Coal Family – Properties – Calorific Values – ROM, DMMF, DAG
AND Bone Dry Basis – Ranking – Bulk & Apparent Density – Storage – Washability –
Coking & Caking Coals – Renewable Solid Fuels – Biomass – Wood Waste – Agro Fuels
– Manufactured Solid Fuels. Liquid Fuels Types – Sources – Petroleum Fractions-
Classification – Refining – Properties Of Liquid Fuels – Calorific Value, Specific
Gravity, Flash & Fire Point, Octane Number, Cetane Number Etc, - Alcohols – Tar Sand
Oil – Liquefaction Of Solid Fuels.

UNIT III
Classification – Composition & Properties – Estimation Of Calorific Value – Gas
Calorimeter. Rich & Lean Gas – Wobbe Index – Natural Gas – Dry & Wet Natural Gas
Stripped NG – Foul & Sweet NG – LPG – CNG – Methane – Producer Gas Gasifiers
Water Gas – Town Gas – Coal Gasification – Gasification Efficiency – Non – Thermal
Route – Biogas – Digesters – Reactions – Viability – Economics.

UNIT IV
Stoichiometry – Mass Basis & Volume Basis – Excess Air Calculation – Fuel & Flue Gas
Compositions – Calculations – Rapid Methods – Combustion Processes – Stationary
Flame Combustion Explosive Combustion. Mechanism Of Combustion – Ignition &
Ignition Energy – Spontaneous Combustion- Flame Propagation – Solid, Liquid &
Gaseous Fuels Combustion – Flame Temperature – Theoretical, Adiabatic & Actual –
Ignition Limits – Limits Of Inflammability.

UNIT V
Coal Burning Equipments – Types – Pulverized Coal Firing – Fluidized Bed Firing –
Fixed Bed & Recycled Bed – Cyclone Firing – Spreader Stokers – Vibrating Grate
Stokers Sprinkler Stokers, Traveling Grate Stokers. Oil Burners – Vaporizing Burners –
Air Aspiration Gas Burners – Burners Classification According To Flame Structures –
Factors Affecting Burners & Combustion.

References
1.Samir Sarkar, Fuels & Combustion, 2nd Edition, Orient Logman,latest Edition
2.Bhatt,Vora Stoichiometry,2nd Edition, tata Mcgraw Hill, 1984
3.Blokh AG, Heat Transfer in Steam Boiler Furance, Hemisphere Publishing Corpn,1988
4.Civil Davies, Calculations in Furance Technology, Pergamon Press,Oxford,1966
5.Sharma SP,Mohan Chander,Fuels & Combustion, Tata Mcgraw Hill,1984


Reference: www.annauniv.ac.in


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