The department of Mechanical Engineering offers 2 year full time Master Degree in Thermal Engineering.
What is Thermal Engineering?
The study of Thermal Engineering focuses on energy transformation. While studying Thermal Engineering, students learn about heating and cooling processes in equipment or the enclosed environment, and deal with thermodynamics and conversion of heat into various energies including mechanical, chemical and electrical energy.
Mankind is facing formidable challenges in meeting the energy needs of the growing population, replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy sources and reducing carbon dioxide emissions, in this 21st century. It is highly notable for thermal scientists and engineers working on long term sustainable energy, environment and other global issues making the field of thermal engineering an inevitable and upcoming study.
Why Thermal Engineering?
Thermal engineering is an important field of engineering that focuses on the study of the transfer of energy in the form of heat and its utilization for various applications. There are several reasons why one might be interested in studying thermal engineering:
- Energy conservation: As the world's demand for energy continues to grow, it has become increasingly important to conserve energy and use it more efficiently. Thermal engineering plays a key role in developing technologies that can help us achieve these goals.
- Environmental sustainability: The use of energy has a significant impact on the environment, including climate change. By studying thermal engineering, we can develop new technologies that are more environmentally friendly, such as renewable energy sources.
- Industrial applications: Thermal engineering is widely used in industry, including in the design of engines, power plants, heating and cooling systems, and more. Understanding thermal engineering can help engineers develop more efficient and effective systems for a variety of applications.
- Research and innovation: Thermal engineering is a rapidly evolving field, with new technologies and techniques being developed all the time. Studying thermal engineering can be a gateway to research and innovation in a variety of areas, from renewable energy to nanotechnology.
- Overall, thermal engineering is a fascinating and important field of study with a wide range of practical applications.
Candidate must have passed the B.E./ B.Tech. or equivalent examination in Mechanical engineering.
Course Duration: 2 Years (4 Semesters)
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