Introduction (Uses of compressed air), The reciprocating cycle neglecting and considering clearance
volume, Volumetric efficiency and its effect on compressor performance, Limitations of single stage
compression, Multistage compression and intercooling, Optimum intercooler pressure, Performance and
design calculations of reciprocating compressors, Air motors.
The Carnot vapor cycle and its limitations, The Rankine cycle, Means of increasing the Rankine cycle
efficiency, The reheat cycle, The regenerative feed heating cycle, The binary vapor cycle, The gas-vapor
coupled cycles, Cogeneration (Back pressure and Pass-out turbines)