1. Explain the air-standard Brayton cycle and derive the expressions for work and efficiency.
  2. Classify gas turbines and compare them with reciprocating IC engines and steam turbines.
  3. Discuss the applications and limitations of gas turbines.
  4. Describe the different types of steam boilers and classify them.
  5. Define the properties of steam and explain their significance.
  6. Explain how to determine properties of steam using steam tables and Mollier chart.
  7. Solve simple direct problems related to steam properties using tables and charts.
  8. Describe steam calorimeters and their uses.
  9. Compare water tube and fire tube boilers.
  10. Describe the working of modern high-pressure boilers, such as Lamont and Benson boilers.
  11. Explain the concept of boiler mountings and boiler accessories.
  12. Discuss the flow of steam through a nozzle and derive the velocity of steam at the nozzle exit using the analytical method and Mollier chart.
  13. Calculate the discharge of steam through nozzles and determine the critical pressure ratio.
  14. Explain the methods of calculation for cross-sectional areas at throat and exit for maximum discharge in steam nozzles.
  15. Discuss the effects of friction in nozzles and the phenomenon of super saturated flow.
  16. Describe the working principle of a steam jet injector.
  17. Solve simple numerical problems related to steam nozzles.
  18. Classify steam turbines and provide examples for each type.
  19. Differentiate between impulse and reaction turbines.
  20. Explain the working principle of a De Laval turbine with line diagrams.
  21. Discuss velocity diagrams in steam turbines.
  22. Derive expressions for work done, axial thrust, tangential thrust, blade and diagram efficiency, stage efficiency, and nozzle efficiency.
  23. Explain methods of reducing rotor speed in steam turbines.
  24. Describe the concept of compounding in steam turbines.
  25. Explain the working principle of a Parsons Reaction turbine with a line diagram.
  26. Discuss velocity diagrams in a Parsons Reaction turbine.
  27. Solve simple problems on single-stage impulse turbines and reaction turbines.
  28. Describe bleeding, re-heating, and re-heating factors in steam turbines.
  29. Explain the governing of steam turbines, including throttle, bypass, and nozzle control governing.
  30. Discuss the various methods of steam turbine governing.