Syllabus of Examination
Mechanical Engineering (Optional
1. Mechanics: 1.1 Mechanics of rigid bodies: Equations
of equilibrium in space and its application; first and second moments of area;
simple problems on friction; kinematics of particles for plane motion;
elementary particle dynamics.
1.2 Mechanics of deformable bodies: Generalized
Hooke’s law and its application; design problems on axial stress, shear stress
and bearing stress; material properties for dynamic loading; bending shear and
stresses in beams;. determination of principle stresses and strains - analytical
and graphical; compound and combined stresses; bi-axial stresses - thin walled
pressure vessel; material behaviour and design factors for dynamic load; design
of circular shafts for bending and torsional load only; deflection of beam for
statically determinate problems; theories of failure.
2. Engineering Materials: Basic concepts on structure
of solids; common ferrous and non-ferrous materials and their applications;
heat-treatment of steels; non-metals- plastics, ceramics, composite materials
3. Theory of Machines: Kinematic and dynamic analysis
of plane mechanisms. Cams, Gears and epicyclic gear trains, flywheels,
governors, balancing of rigid rotors, balancing of single and multicylinder
engines, linear vibration analysis of mechanical systems (single degree of
freedom), Critical speeds and whirling of shafts.
4. Manufacturing Science: 4.1 Manufacturing Process:
Machine tool engineering – Merchant’s force analysis; Taylor’s tool life
equation; conventional machining; NC and CNC machining process; jigs and
Non-conventional machining – EDM, ECM, ultrasonic, water jet machining etc;
application of lasers and plasmas; energy rate calculations. Forming and welding
processes- standard processes. Metrology - concept of fits and tolerances; tools
and gauges; comparators; inspection of length; position; profile and surface
4.2. Manufacturing Management: System design: factory
location- simple OR models; plant layout - methods based; applications of
engineering economic analysis and break- even analysis for product selection,
process selection and capacity planning; predetermined time standards. System
planning; forecasting methods based on regression and decomposition, design and
balancing of multi model and stochastic assembly lines; inventory management –
probabilistic inventory models for order time and order quantity determination;
JIT systems; strategic sourcing; managing inter plant logistics. System
operations and control: Scheduling algorithms for job shops; applications of
statistical methods for product and process quality control - applications of
control charts for mean, range, percent defective, number of defectives and
defects per unit; quality cost systems; management of resources, organizations
and risks in projects. System improvement: Implementation of systems, such as
total quality management, developing and managing flexible, lean and agile
1. Thermodynamics, Gas Dynamics and Turbine: 1.1 Basic
concept of First –law and second law of Thermodynamics; concept of entropy and
reversibility; availability and unavailability and irreversibility.
1.2 Classification and properties of fluids; incompressible and compressible
fluids flows; effect of Mach number and compressibility; continuity momentum and
energy equations; normal and oblique shocks; one dimensional isentropic flow;
flow or fluids in duct with frictions that transfer.
1.3 Flow through fans, blowers and compressors; axial and
centrifugal flow configuration; design of fans and compressors; single problems
compresses and turbine cascade; open and closed cycle gas turbines; work done in
the gas turbine; reheat and regenerators.
2. Heat Transfer: 2.1 Conduction heat transfer-
general conduction equation - Laplace, Poisson and Fourier equations; Fourier
law of conduction; one dimensional steady state heat conduction applied to
simple wall, solid and hollow cylinder & spheres.
2.2 Convection heat transfer- Newton’s law of convection; free and forces
convection; heat transfer during laminar and turbulent flow of an incompressible
fluid over a flat plate; concepts of Nusselt number, hydrodynamic and thermal
boundary layer their thickness; Prandtl number; analogy between heat and
momentum transfer- Reynolds, Colbum, Prandtl analogies; heat transfer during
laminar and turbulent flow through horizontal tubes; free convection from
horizontal and vertical plates.
2.3 Black body radiation - basic radiation laws such as Stefan-Boltzman, Planck
distribution, Wein’s displacement etc.
2.4 Basic heat exchanger analysis; classification of heat exchangers.
3. I .C. Engines: 3.1 Classification, thermodynamic
cycles of operation; determination of break power, indicated power, mechanical
efficiency, heat balance sheet, interpretation of performance characteristics,
petrol, gas and diesel engines.
3.2 Combustion in SI and CI engines, normal and abnormal combustion; effect of
working parameters on knocking, reduction of knocking; Forms of combustion
chamber for SI and CI engines; rating of fuels; additives; emission.
3.3 Different systems of IC engines- fuels; lubricating; cooling and
transmission systems. Alternate fuels in IC engines.
4. Steam Engineering: 4.1 Steam generation- modified
Rankine cycle analysis; Modern steam boilers; steam at critical and
supercritical pressures; draught equipment; natural and artificial draught;
boiler fuels solid, liquid and gaseous fuels. Steam turbines - principle; types;
compounding; impulse and reaction turbines; axial thrust.
4.2 Steam nozzles- flow of steam in convergent and divergent nozzle; pressure at
throat for maximum discharge with different initial steam conditions such as
wet, saturated and superheated, effect of variation of back pressure;
supersaturated flow of steam in nozzles, Wilson line.
4.3 Rankine cycle with internal and external irreversibility; reheat factor;
reheating and regeneration, methods of governing; back pressure and pass out
4.4 Steam power plants - combined cycle power generation; heat recovery steam
generators (HRSG) fired and unfired, co-generation plants.
5. Refrigeration and air-conditioning: 5.1 Vapour
compression refrigeration cycle - cycle on p-H & T-s diagrams; eco-friendly
refrigerants - R134a,123; Systems like evaporators, condensers, compressor,
expansion devices. Simple vapour absorption systems.
5.2 Psychrometry - properties; processes; charts; sensible heating and cooling;
humidification and dehumidification effective temperature; air-conditioning.
•Theory of Mechanics - S S Rattan
•Theory of Mechanism and Mechanics - Jagdish Lal.
• Mechanic of Solids - Popru
• Manufacturing Science - Ghosh and Malik
• Manufacturing Technology - P N Rao
• Production Manangement - R K Jain
• Principals of Manufacturing Material & Process - Campbeu
• Fundamentals of Classed Thermodynamics - Van Wylen
• Heat Transfer - Gupta Prakash
• Heat and Mass Transfer - R. Yadav
• Energy Conversion - Sukhalmoy
• Environmental Pollution Central Engineering C S Rao
• Surveying and Levelling - T P Kanetakar
• Heat Conversion - Arora & Kundwar
• Manufacturing Science - R K Jain
• Thermodynamics - R Yadav