Syllabus : Indian Engineering
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING PAPER-I
(For both objective and conventional type papers)
1. Thermodynamics, Cycles and IC Engines, Basic concepts, Open and Closed
systems. Heat and work. Zeroth, First and Second Law, Application to non-Flow
and Flow processes. Entropy, Availability, Irreversibility and Tds relations.
Claperyron and real gas equations, Properties of ideal gases and vapours.
Standard vapour, Gas power and Refrigeration cycles. Two stage compressor. C-I
and S.I. Engines. Pre-ignition, Detonation and Diesel-knock, Fuel injection and
Carburation, Supercharging. Turbo-prop and Rocket engines, Engine Cooling,
Emission & Control, Flue gas analysis, Measurement of Calorific values.
Conventional and Nuclear fuels, Elements of Nuclear power production.
2. Heat Transfer and Refrigeration and Airconditioning. Modes of heat transfer.
One dimensional steady and unsteady conduction. Composite slab and Equivalent
Resistance. Heat dissipation from extended surfaces, Heat exchangers, Overall
heat transfer coefficient, Empirical correlations for heat transfer in laminar
and turbulent flows and for free and forced Convection, Thermal boundary layer
over a flat plate. Fundamentals of diffusive and connective mass transfer, Black
body and basic concepts in Radiation, Enclosure theory, Shape factor, Net work
analysis. Heat pump and Refrigeration cycles and systems, Refrigerants.
Condensers, Evaporates and Expansion devices, Psychrometry, Charts and
application to air conditioning, Sensible heating and cooling, Effective
temperature, comfort indices, Load calculations, Solar refrigeration, controls,
3. Fluid Mechanics.
Properties and classification of fluids, Manometry, forces on immersed surfaces,
Center of pressure, Buoyancy, Elements of stability of floating bodies.
Kinematics and Dynamics.
Irrotational and incompressible. Inviscid flow. Velocity potential, Pressure
field and Forces on immersed bodies. BernoulliÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s equation, Fully developed
flow through pipes, Pressure drop calculations, Measurement of flow rate and
Pressure drop. Elements of boundary layer theory, Integral approach, Laminar and
tubulent flows, Separations. Flow over weirs and notches. Open channel flow,
Hydraulic jump. Dimensionless numbers, Dimensional analysis, Similitude and
modelling. One-dimensional isentropic flow, Normal shock wave, Flow through
convergent - divergent ducts, Oblique shock-wave, Rayleigh and Fanno lines.
4. Fluid Machinery and Steam Generators.
Performance, Operation and control of hydraulic Pump and impulse and reaction
Turbines, Specific speed, Classification. Energy transfer, Coupling, Power
transmission, Steam generators Fire-tube and water-tube boilers. Flow of steam
through Nozzles and Diffusers, Wetness and condensation. Various types of steam
and gas Turbines, Velocity diagrams. Partial admission. Reciprocating,
Centrifugal and axial flow Compressors, Multistage compression, role of Mach
Number, Reheat, Regeneration, Efficiency, Governance.