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JNTUK R20 B.Tech Mechanical 1-2 Thermodynamics Material/ Notes PDF Download

JNTUK R20 B.Tech Mechanical 1-2 Thermodynamics Material/ Notes PDF Download: In this article, we have provided the study material for Thermodynamics in the JNTUK R20 B.Tech curriculum, covering the essential laws and principles of thermodynamics. Students can check the Thermodynamics notes and materials in PDF format for JNTUK R20 B.Tech 1-2 from the official sources.

Students who are studying JNTUK R20 Mechanical Branch Can check and Download Unit wise R20 1-2 Thermodynamics Material/Notes PDFs below.

JNTUK R20 B.Tech 1-2 Thermodynamics Material – Units

No. Of UnitsName of the Unit
Unit – 1Introduction Basic Concepts
Unit – 2Joule’s Experiments
Unit – 3Limitations of the First Law
Unit – 4Pure Substances, P-V-T- surfaces
Unit – 5Ideal Gas equation of state, Psychrometric Properties


Introduction: Basic Concepts : System, boundary, Surrounding, Universe, control volume, Types of Systems, Macroscopic and Microscopic viewpoints, Concept of Continuum, Thermodynamic Equilibrium, State, Property, Process – Reversible, Quasi static & Irreversible Processes, cycle, Causes of Irreversibility. Energy in State and in Transition – Types, Work and Heat, Point and Path function. Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics – Concept of Temperature – Principles of Thermometry –Reference Points – Const. Volume gas Thermometer – Scales of Temperature.


Joule’s Experiments – First law of Thermodynamics – Corollaries – First law applied to a Process – applied to a flow system –Energy balance for closed systems-Specific heats- Internal energy, Enthalpy and Specific heats of Solids, liquids and Ideal gases, Some steady flow energy equation applied to Nozzle, Turbine, Compressor and heat exchanger devices, PMM-I.


Limitations of the First Law – Thermal Reservoir, Heat Engine, Heat pump, Parameters of performance, Second Law of Thermodynamics, Kelvin-Planck and Clausius Statements and their Equivalence, Corollaries, PMM of Second kind, Carnot cycle and its specialties, Carnot’s theorem, Thermodynamic scale of Temperature. Clausius Inequality, Entropy, Principle of Entropy Increase, Availability and Irreversibility (Basic definitions) – Thermodynamic Potentials, Gibbs and Helmholtz Functions, Maxwell Relations – Elementary Treatment of the Third Law of Thermodynamics.


Pure Substances, P-V-T- surfaces, T-S and h-s diagrams, Mollier Charts, Phase Transformations – Triple point and critical point, properties during change of phase, Dryness Fraction – Clausius – Clapeyron Equation, Property tables. Various Thermodynamic processes and energy Transfer – Steam Calorimetry.


Ideal Gas equation of state- Compressibility factor- Van der Waals equation of state- Beattie-Bridgeman equation of state- Benedict-Webb-Rubin equation of state- Viral equation of state- compressibility charts – variable specific heats . Mixtures of perfect Gases – Dalton’s Law of partial pressure, Avogadro’s Laws of additive volumesEquivalent Gas constant and Molecular Internal Energy, Enthalpy, Specific Heat and Entropy of Mixture of Perfect Gases and Vapour.

Psychrometric Properties – Dry bulb Temperature, Wet Bulb Temperature, Dew point Temperature, Thermodynamic Wet Bulb Temperature, Specific Humidity, Relative Humidity, Saturated Air, Vapour pressure, Degree of saturation – Adiabatic Saturation , Carrier’s Equation – Psychrometric chart.


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