Steam & Gas Turbines

Course Name: 

TH812 Steam & Gas Turbines


M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Steam turbines: power plant cycles, Cycle analysis and design , losses in steam turbine, Design of a stage, Design of multistage axial flow turbines, Vortex flow and lower pressure stage design , Performance at varying loads governing , Calculation of design point efficiency using cascade data. Gas Turbines - Performances of practical gas turbine cycles, Design point performance of simple and series flow cycles, factors affecting performance.


W.J. Kearton, Steam Turbine Theory and Practice. Lee, Theory and design of Steam and Gas Turbine, Mc Graw Hill. Cohen and Roger, Gas Turbine Theory; Longmans London. Jennings and Rogers, Gas turbine analysis and Practice, Mc Graw Hill.


Mechanical Engineering

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Dr. S M Murigendrappa

Professor and Head,

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK),


P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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