Thermal Engineering Questions and Answers

Thermal Engineering Multiple Choice Questions and Answers MCQs
Our 1000+ multiple choice questions and answers (MCQs) on "Thermal Engineering" focus on all areas of Thermal Engineering covering 100+ topics. These topics are chosen from a collection of the most authoritative and best reference books on Thermal Engineering. One should spend 1 hour daily practicing these MCQs for 2-3 months to learn and assimilate Thermal Engineering subject comprehensively. This way of systematic learning will prepare anyone easily for Thermal Engineering exams, contests, online tests, quizzes, MCQ-tests, viva-voce, interviews, and certifications.

Thermal Engineering Multiple Choice Questions Highlights

- 1000+ Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) in Thermal Engineering with a detailed explanation of every question.
- These MCQs cover theoretical concepts, true-false(T/F) statements, fill-in-the-blanks and match the following style statements.
- These MCQs also cover numericals as well as diagram oriented MCQs.
- These MCQs are organized chapterwise and each Chapter is futher organized topicwise.
- Every MCQ set focuses on a specific topic of a given Chapter in Thermal Engineering Subject.

Who should Practice Thermal Engineering MCQs?

– Students who are preparing for college tests and exams such as mid-term tests and semester tests on Thermal Engineering.
- Students who are preparing for Online/Offline Tests/Contests in Thermal Engineering.
– Students who wish to sharpen their knowledge of Thermal Engineering Subject.
- Anyone preparing for Aptitude test in Thermal Engineering.
- Anyone preparing for interviews (campus/off-campus interviews, walk-in interview and company interviews).
- Anyone preparing for entrance examinations and other competitive examinations.
- All - Experienced, Freshers and College / School Students.

Thermal Engineering Chapters

Here's the list of chapters on the "Thermal Engineering" subject covering 100+ topics. You can practice the MCQs chapter by chapter starting from the 1st chapter or you can jump to any chapter of your choice.

1. Steam Generators

The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on boilers classification, boilers selection and terminology, fire tube boilers, water tube and high pressure boilers.

  • Classification of Boilers
  • Selection of Boilers and Boiler Terminology
  • Fire Tube Boilers – 1
  • Fire Tube Boilers – 2
  • Water Tube Boilers
  • High Pressure Boilers
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    2. Boiler Mountings and Accessories

    The section contains questions and answers on boiler mountings and accessories.

  • Boiler Mountings – 1
  • Boiler Mountings – 2
  • Boiler Accessories – 1
  • Boiler Accessories – 2
  • 3. Draught & Steam Generators Performance

    The section contains MCQs on draught classification, natural and artificial draught, boiler efficiency, evaporative capacity and equivalent evaporation.

  • Definition and Classification of Draught
  • Natural Draught
  • Artificial Draught
  • Evaporative Capacity and Equivalent Evaporation
  • Boiler Efficiency
  • 4. Steam Nozzles

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on steam flow through nozzles, nozzle efficiency, super saturated flow and wilson’s line, nozzle flow area, velocity and pressure relationship.

  • Steam Flow Through Nozzles
  • Nozzle Efficiency
  • Super Saturated Flow and Wilson’s Line
  • Relationship Between Area, Velocity and Pressure in Nozzle Flow
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    5. Steam Turbines

    The section contains questions and answers on steam turbines, rotor speed reduction methods, impulse and reaction turbines, reheat factor, steam turbine energy losses, steam turbine governing and control.

  • Classification of Steam Turbines
  • Methods of Reducing Rotor Speed
  • Impulse Turbines – 1
  • Impulse Turbines – 2
  • Reaction Turbines – 1
  • Reaction Turbines – 2
  • Reheat Factor and Energy Losses in Steam Turbines
  • Steam Turbine Governing and Control
  • 6. Steam Condensers

    The section contains MCQs on steam condensers classification, jet condensers, surface condensers, air leakage sources and effects, condenser, vaccum efficiency, partial pressure dalton’s law, cooling water quantity, cooling towers and air pump.

  • Classification of Steam Condensers
  • Jet Condensers
  • Surface Condensers
  • Sources and Effects of Air Leakage
  • Condenser and Vacuum Efficiency
  • Dalton’s Law of Partial Pressure
  • Quantity of Cooling Water Required
  • Cooling Towers
  • Air Pump
  • 7. Reciprocating Steam Engine

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on reciprocating steam engine definition, classification, parts, working and terminology, diagram factor, heat balance sheet, theoretical and actual indicator diagram.

  • Definition and Classificaton
  • Parts, Working and Terminology – 1
  • Parts, Working and Terminology – 2
  • Theoretical Indicator Diagram
  • Actual Indicator Diagram and Diagram Factor
  • Heat Balance Sheet
  • 8. Fluidized Bed Boilers

    The section contains questions and answers on cogeneration basics, combined cycles, bubbling and circulating fluidized bed boilers.

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  • Bubbling Fluidized Bed Boiler
  • Circulating Fluidized Bed Boilers
  • Introduction to Cogeneration and Combined Cycles
  • 9. Internal Combustion Engines

    The section contains MCQs on heat engines, two and four stroke engines, ignition system and its requirements, fuel injection system, cooling and lubrication system, s.i engine combustion, ic engine performance, octane and cetane number, dissociation, supercharging, knock affecting factors and detonation.

  • Heat Engines
  • Two-Stroke Engine
  • Four Stroke Engines
  • Ignition System
  • Requirements of Ignition System
  • Fuel Injection System – 1
  • Fuel Injection System – 2
  • Cooling System
  • Lubrication Systems
  • Combustion in S.I. Engine
  • IC Engine Performance Parameters
  • Octane and Cetane Number
  • Dissociation
  • Supercharging
  • Governing of IC Engines
  • Factors Affecting Knock
  • Detonation (or) Pinking
  • 10. Gas Power Cycles

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on otto cycle, diesel cycle, dual combustion cycle and brayton cycle.

  • Otto Cycle (or) Constant Volume Cycle
  • Diesel Cycle (or) Constant Pressure Cycle
  • Dual Combustion Cycles
  • Brayton Cycle
  • 11. Air Compressors

    The section contains questions and answers on rotary and centrifugal compressor, air compressors classification, reciprocating compressor, hermetic sealed compressor, screw and scroll compressors.

  • Rotary Compressor
  • Centrifugal Compressor
  • Classification of Air Compressors
  • Reciprocating Compressor
  • Hermetic Sealed Compressor
  • Screw Compressor
  • Scroll Compressor
  • 12. Refrigeration

    The section contains MCQs on vcr system mechanism, ideal var system, heat pump, refrigerator, refrigeration performance, refrigerants classification, cascade systems, multi stage vcr system, actual vcr cycle, air refrigeration system and throttling process.

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  • Mechanism of Simple VCR System
  • Ideal VAR System
  • Heat Pump
  • Refrigerator and Heat Pump
  • Co-Efficient of Performance of Refrigeration – 1
  • Co-Efficient of Performance of Refrigeration – 2
  • Classification of Refrigerants
  • Cascade Systems – 1
  • Cascade Systems – 2
  • Multi Stage Vapour Compression System
  • Actual VCR Cycle
  • Air Refrigeration System
  • Throttling Process
  • 13. Air-Conditioning

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on air conditioning systems, air conditioning equipment, components and controls, bootstrap air cooling system and ducts.

  • Air Conditioning Systems
  • Air Conditioning Equipment, Components and Controls
  • Bootstrap Air Cooling System
  • Ducts
  • 14. Heat Transfer

    The section contains questions and answers on heat transfer by conduction, convection and radiation, heat exchangers and fins.

  • Heat Transfer by Conduction
  • Heat Transfer by Convection
  • Heat Transfer by Radiation
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Fins
  • 15. Basic Steam Power Cycles

    The section contains MCQs on rankine cycle, regenerative cycle, reheat and binary vapour cycle.

  • Rankine Cycle
  • Simple Steam Power Cycle and Rankine Cycle
  • Regenerative Cycle
  • Reheat Cycle
  • Binary Vapour Cycle – 1
  • Binary Vapour Cycle – 2
  • Binary Vapour Cycle – 3
  • 16. Compound Steam Engine, Thermodynamics Laws and Kinetic Theory of Gases

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on steady flow energy equations, thermodynamics second law, compound steam engines classification, thermometry & thermometers types.

  • Engineering Applications for Steady Flow Energy Equation
  • Second Law of Thermodynamics
  • Thermometry & Thermometers Types
  • Classification of Compound Steam Engines
  • 17. Properties of Pure Substances

    The section contains questions and answers on pure substance, pressure volume temperature surface, pure substances pressure temperature and phase changes.

  • Pure Substance
  • Phase Change of Pure Substances
  • Pressure Temperature for Pure Substances
  • Pressure-Volume-Temperature Surface
  • 18. Thermodynamic Relations, Ideal and Real Gases

    The section contains MCQs on thermodynamic relations, ideal gases, real gases, gas and vapour mixtures.

  • Thermodynamic Relations
  • Ideal Gas – 1
  • Ideal Gas – 2
  • Ideal Gas – 3
  • Ideal Gas – 4
  • Real Gases
  • Gas and Vapour Mixtures
  • 19. Psychometrics

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on psychrometers, psychrometric chart, heating and cooling factor, psychrometric chart process, humidification and dehumidification.

  • Psychrometers
  • Psychrometric Chart – 1
  • Psychrometric Chart – 2
  • Psychrometric Chart – 3
  • Psychrometric Chart – 4
  • Heating and Cooling Factor – 1
  • Heating and Cooling Factor – 2
  • Humidification and Dehumidification
  • 20. Gas Turbines and Jet Propulsions & Non-Conventional Power Generation

    The section contains questions and answers on biogas plants types, gas turbines classification, jet propulsions, wind, tidal and solar thermal power plants.

  • Types of Biogas Plants – 1
  • Types of Biogas Plants – 2
  • Classification of Gas Turbines
  • Jet Propulsions
  • Wind Thermal Power Plant
  • Tidal Thermal Power Plant
  • Thermal Power Plant
  • 21. Heat and Mass Transfer, Availability and Irreversibility

    The section contains MCQs on availability and irreversibility, mass transfer, phase change heat transfer and variable specific heats.

  • Availability and Irreversibility
  • Mass Transfer
  • Phase Change Heat Transfer
  • Variable Specific Heats
  • 22. Fuels and Combustion

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on fuels and combustion, combustion equipments, coal analysis and carbonization.

  • Fuels and Combustion
  • Fuel Combustion and Combustion Equipments
  • Analysis of Coal
  • Carbonization
  • 23. Dimensional and Modal Analysis, Flow through Circular Conduits

    The section contains questions and answers on circular conduits flow, dimensional and modal analysis.

  • Model Analysis
  • Flow through Circular Conduits
  • 24. Pumps, Condensers and Kinematics of Flow

    The section contains MCQs on centrifugal and reciprocating pumps, condensers types, heat transfer coefficients, fluid properties and carbonization.

  • Centrifugal & Reciprocating Pumps
  • Types of Condensers
  • Condensers – Heat Transfer Coefficients – 1
  • Condensers – Heat Transfer Coefficients – 2
  • Fluid Properties – 1
  • Fluid Properties – 2
  • Carbonization
  • 25. Evaporators & Expansion Valves

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on evaporators and expansion valves.

  • Evaporators Types – 1
  • Evaporators Types – 2
  • Expansion Devices
  • If you would like to learn "Thermal Engineering" thoroughly, you should attempt to work on the complete set of 1000+ MCQs - multiple choice questions and answers mentioned above. It will immensely help anyone trying to crack an exam or an interview.

    Wish you the best in your endeavor to learn and master Thermal Engineering!

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