This Course provides a simple understanding of the steam and gas power systems. The course contains the analysis of vapour power cycle i.e. Rankine cycle, steam generators and their accessories, Performance of Boilers and combustion of fuel, high pressure boilers, flow through steam and gas nozzles, different type of steam turbines for power generation and condensers. The gas turbine cycle, working of gas turbines, centrifugal compressors, axial compressors and combustion chamber of gas turbines.
Dr. Ravi Kumar is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. He has been teaching thermal engineering courses in the Department in addition to the course on Instrumentation and Experimental Methods. He is a member of ASME, ASHRAE and IIFIIR.