Vacuum Engineering

Course Name: 

TH810 Vacuum Engineering

Programme: 

M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Kinetic Theory of Gases, fluid flow in vacuum lines, transitional and molecular flows; Conductors of pipelines,
fitting, pumps down line - Constructional materials for vacuum equipments and their out characteristics - Vacuum
production techniques - Principles of operation of rotary, diffusion, turbo molecular, cryo vacuum production
techniques - Principles of operation of rotary, diffusion, turbo molecular, cryo vacuum pumps - Mechanical and
thermal design considerations - Selection of vacuum pump - Measurement of vacuum - Mcleod, thermal seals,
valves, flanges and pipelines - Applications of vacuum technology for space, food preservation, manufacturing and
Cryogenic applications.

References: 

Roth A., Vacuum Technology, North-Holland, 3rd Edition. O'Hanlon J.F, A user's guide to vacuum technology, Wiley-Interscience, 2nd ed. Hoffman D.M., Singh Band, Thomas J.H. (Eds)., Handbook of vacuum science and technology, Academic press

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

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Dr. Narendranath S, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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