Department of Mechanical Engineering
ME-201 Solid Mechanics (2 1 0 6)
Introduction. Stress and strain: stress at point, Cauchy stress tensor, equilibrium equations, analysis of deformation
and definition of strain components, compatibility relations, principal stresses and strains, stress and strain
invariants, Mohr's circle representation. Constitutive relations: true and engineering stress-strain curves, Material
properties for isotropic materials and their relations. Theories of failures for isotropic materials. Shear Force and
Bending Moment diagrams. Axially loaded members. Torsion of circular shafts. Stresses due to bending: pure
bending theory, combined stresses. Deflections due to bending: moment-curvature relation, load-defection
differential equation, area moment method, and superposition theorem. Stresses and deflections due to transverse
shears. Torsion of circular shaft. Energy methods: Strain energy due to axial, torsion, bending and transverse shear.
Castigliano's theorem, reciprocity theorem etc.
1. S. C. Crandall, N. C. Dahl, and T. J. Lardner, An Introduction to the Mechanics of Solids, 2e, McGraw Hill,1978.
2. E. P. Popov, Engineering Mechanics of Solids, Prentice Hall, 1990
3. I. H. Shames, Introduction to Solid Mechanics, 2e, Prentice Hall, 1989
4. S. P. Timoshenko, Strength of Materials, vols. 1 & 2, CBS publ., 1986
ME-204 Fluid Mechanics – I (2 1 0 6)
Properties of fluids, fluid statics, fluid kinematics; Integral relations for a control volume; Reynolds transport
theorem, conservation equations for mass, momentum and energy; Differential relations for a fluid particle,
conservation equations in differential form; Stream function, vorticity; Dimensional analysis and similitude;
Viscous flows in ducts; Boundary layer flows; Inviscid incompressible flows.
Texts and References
1. F. M. White, 1999, Fluid Mechanics, 4e, McGraw-Hill.
2. B.R. Munson, D.F. Young, and T.H. Okhiishi, 2002, Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, 4e, John Wiley.
3. R.W. Fox and A.T. McDonald, 1998, Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, 5e, John Wiley.
4. S.W. Yuan, 1988, Foundations of Fluid Mechanics, Prentice Hall of India.
ME-211 Machine Drawing (0 0 4 4)
Assembly and Part Drawings of simple assemblies and subassemblies of machine parts viz., couplings, clutches,
bearings, gear assemblies, I.C. Engine components, valves, machine tools, etc.; IS/ISO codes; Limits,
tolerances and Fits, Surface finish; Symbols for weldments, process flow, electrical and instrumentation units.
Introduction to solid modellers. A drawing project on reverse engineering.
1. N.D. Bhatt, Machine Drawing, Charotar Book Stall, Anand, 1996.
2. N. Sidheswar, P. Kanniah and V.V.S. Sastry, Machine Drawing, Tata McGraw Hill, 1983.
3. SP 46: 1988 Engineering Drawing Practice for School & Colleges. Bureau of Indian Standards
ME-202 Engineering Materials (2 1 0 6)
Crystal systems and lattices. Crystallography, crystals and types, miller indices for directions and planes, voids in
crystals, packing density in crystals, Crystal imperfections: point defects, line defects, surface defects.
Characteristics of dislocations, generation of dislocations; Bonds in solids and characteristics of Metallic bonding.
Deformation mechanisms and Strengthening mechanisms in structural materials. Phase diagrams: Principles and
various types of phase diagrams. Iron carbon phase diagrams. Principles of solidifications: Structural evaluation
during solidification of metals and alloys. Heat treatment of steels and CCT diagrams: Pearlitic, martensitic, bianitic
transformation in steel during heat treatment. Hot working and cold working of metals: recovery, re-crystallization
and grain growth. Fracture, Fatigue and creep phenomenon in metallic materials. General classifications, properties
and applications of alloy steels, tool steels, stainless steels, cast irons and non ferrous materials like copper base
alloys , aluminium base alloys, Nickel base alloys, etc., Miscellaneous materials viz: composites, ceramics, etc.
Texts and References
1. William D. Callister, Material science and Engineering and Introduction, Wiley, 2002.
2. V. Raghavan, Materials Science and Engineering, Prentice Hall, 1996
3. G.E. Dieter, Mechanical Metallurgy, McGraw Hill, 1988
4. W.F. Smith, Principles of materials Science, McGraw Hill, 1996
5. K.E. Thelning, Steel and its heat treatment, Butterworths, 1975
6. Virendra Singh, Physical Metallurgy, Standard publishers,1999
ME-203 Advanced Solid Mechanics (2 1 0 6)
Venant's semi-inverse method, Conjugate function method, Prandtl stress function, Complex function
method, elliptical and triangular shaft, shaft with cutout, rectangular shaft, Membrane analogy, narrow rectangular
shaft, Hydrodynamical Saint Venants principle, uniqueness of solution. Plane stress and plane strain problems, Airy's stress function. 2-D problems in polar coordinates: Thin and thick walled cylinder, Rotating disks and cylinders, Plate with circular hole,Curved beam, Vertical loading on straight boundary. 2-D problems in rectangular coordinates: Polynomial andFourier series solutions, Cantlilever with end load, uniformly loaded beam. Torsion of non-circular bars: Saint
analogy, hollow shafts, thin tubes. Unsymmetrical bending: pure bending of prismatic and composite beams, bending due to terminal load, determination of shear center, bars with rectangular and elliptic sections, transverse shear - 1D shear flows, comparison of stresses and strain energies due to bending 2 and shear. Elastic stability: Buckling of straight and bent beam-columns. Contact stresses. Introduction to plate theory (Kirchhoff's theory).
1. A. C. Ugural and S. K. Fenster, Advanced Strength and Applied Ela sticity, 3e, Prentice Hall, 1994
2. A. P. Boresi, R. J. Schmidt and O. M. Sidebottom, Advanced Mechanics of Materials, 5e, John Wiley, 1993.
3. S. P. Timoshenko and J. N. Goodier, Theory of Elasticity, McGraw Hill International, 3e, 1970
4. I.S. Sokolnikoff ,Mathematical Theory of Elasticity 2nd Edition, 1956, McGraw-Hill.
5. Y.C. Fung, Foundations of Solid Mechanics 1965, Prentice-Hall,
6. E. P. Popov, Engineering Mechanics of Solids, Prentice Hall, 1990
7. I. H. Shames, Introduction to Solid Mechanics, 2e, Prentice Hall, 1989
8. S. C. Crandall, N. C. Dahl, and T. J. Lardner, An Introduction to the Mechanics of Solids, 2e, McGraw Hill,1978.
9. S. P. Timoshenko, Strength of Materials, vols. 1 & 2, CBS publ., 1986.
ME-205 Thermodynamics (3 1 0 8)
Thermodynamic systems; States, processes, heat and work; Zeroth law; First law; Properties of pure substances and
steam, Mollier diagram; Second law, Carnot cycle, entropy, corollaries of the second law; Application of first and
second laws to closed and open systems; irreversibility and availability, exergy analysis; Thermodynamic relations;
Properties of mixtures of ideal gases; Thermodynamic cycles - Otto, Diesel, dual and Joule, Third Law of
1. R E Sonntag, C Borgnakke & G J Van Wylen, Fundamentals of Thermodynamics 6e, John Wiley, 2003.
2. G F C Rogers and Y R Mayhew, Engineering Thermodynamics Work and Heat Transfer 4e, Pearson 2003.
3. J P Howell and P O Buckius, Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics, McGraw Hill, 1987.
4. Y. A. Cengel and M. A. Boles, Thermodynamics, An Engineering Approach, 4e, Tata McGraw Hill, 2003.
ME-206 Fluid Mechanics-II (2 1 0 6)
Viscous flow and boundary layer theory, flow separation, turbulence.
The speed of sound; Adiabatic and isentropic steady flow - Mach-number relations, Isentropic flow with area
changes; Normal-shock wave - Rankine-Hugoniot relations; Mach waves, oblique shock wave, Prandtl Meyer
expansion waves; Performance of nozzles; Fanno and Rayleigh flow.
Euler-equation for turbo-machines; Impulse turbine- Pelton wheel; Reaction turbine- Francis turbine, propeller
turbine; Centrifugal pump; Performance parameters and characteristics of pumps and turbines; Cavitation; Net
positive suction head (NPSH); Role of dimensional analysis and similitude; Positive displacement pumps.
Texts and References
1. Frank M. White, 1999, Fluid Mechanics, 4e, McGraw-Hill.
2. John D. Anderson, Jr., 1990, Modern Compressible Flow, 2e, McGraw-Hill.
3. B.R. Munson, D.F. Young, T.H. Okiishi, 2002, Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, 4e, John Wiley.
4. R.W. Fox and A.T. McDonald, 1998, Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, 5e, John Wiley.
5. J.F. Douglas, J.M. Gasiorek, and J.A. Swafield, 2003, Fluid Mechanics, 4e, Pearson Education.
ME-210 Workshop-II (0 0 6 6)
Introduction to machine tools and machining processes; types of cutting tools; selection of cutting speeds and feed;
Simple machining operations on Lathe, shaping, slotting, milling and grinding machines; Introduction to gas and arc
welding processes; soldering; brazing; Modern trends in manufacturing, automation, NC/CNC, FMS, CAM and CIM.
1.Hajra Choudhury, Elements of Workshop Technology, vol. II, 10th ed, Asia Publishing House, 1986.
2.W A J Chapman, Workshop Technology, Oxford and IBH, 1975.
3.H Gerling, All About Machine Tools, New Age International, 1995.
ME-212 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory – I (0 0 4 4)
Strength of materials: Tensile testing of steel, hardness, torsion, and impact testing; Fluid Mechanics and
hydraulics: Flow through restrictive passages like orifice, venturi, weirs and notches, head losses in piping systems.
Data acquisition: Using data acquisition systems, programming a virtual instrument using standard interfaces.
ME-301 Manufacturing Technology-I (3 1 0 8)
Introduction to manufacturing processes: Moulding materials and their requirements. Patterns: types and various pattern of materials. Casting processes: Various foundry casting methods: viz. sand casting Investment casting, pressure die casting, centrifugal casting, continuous casting, thin roll casting, single crystal growth. Solidification of
casting and flow properties of molten metal; Gating and risering systems, directional solidification, use of chills and chaplets, Casting defects and their remedies; Metal joining processes: brazing, soldering and welding; Solid state
welding methods: resistance welding, arc welding; submerged arc welding, inert gas welding: Welding defects,
inspection. Metal forming Processes: Various metal forming techniques and their analysis, viz Forging, rolling,
Extrusion and wire drawing, Sheet metal working, Spinning, Swaging; super plastic deformation. Powder
metallurgy and its applications
1. James S Campbell, Principles of Manufacturing Materials and Processes, Tata McGraw Hill, 1995.
2. F.C. Flemmings, Solidification processing, Tata McGraw Hill, 1982
3. M J Rao, Manufacturing Technology: Foundry, Forming and Welding, Tata McGraw Hill, 1987.
4. G E Linnert, Welding Metallurgy, AWS, 1994.
5. P C Pandey and C K Singh, Production Engineering Sciences, Standard Publishers Ltd. 1980.
6. R W Heine, C R Loper, and P C Rosenthal, Principles of Metal Casting, 2nd ed, Tata McGraw Hill, 1976.
7. A Ghosh and A K Mallik, Manufacturing Science, Wiley Eastern, 1986.
ME 302 Mechanical Measurements (2 1 0 6)
Fundamental of Measurement: Elements of a generalized measurement system, standards, and types of signals.
Static performance characteristics. Dynamic performance, instrument types - zero, first and second order instruments, transfer function representation, system response to standard input signals - step, ramp, impulse, and frequency response.
Treatment of uncertainties: error classification, systematic and random errors, statistical
analysis of data, propagation and expression of uncertainties.
Measurement of various physical quantities: Linear and angular displacement, velocity, force, torque, strain, pressure, flow rate and temperature. Transfer functions of some standard measuring devices. Data Acquisition and processing: Digital methods, digitization, signal conditioning, interfacing, standard methods of data analysis – quantities obtainable from time series. Fourier spectra, DFT, FFT. Data acquisition parameters - sampling rate, Nyquist sampling frequency, aliasing & leakage errors. Metrology: measurement of angles, threads, surface finish, inspection of straightness, flatness and alignment, gear testing, digital readouts, coordinate measuring machine.
1. Doebelin E.O., Measurement systems- Applications and Design, 4e, Tata McGraw-Hill, 1990.
2. Beckwith T. G., Marangoni, R. D., and Lienhard, J. H., Mechanical Measurements, 5e, Addison Wesley, 1993.
3. Figiola, R.S. and Beasley, D.E., Theory and design for mechanical measurements, 2(e), John Wiley, 1995.
4. Dally, Riley, and McConnell, Instrumentation for engineering measurements, 2e, John Wiley & Sons, 1993.
5. Doebelin E.O., Engineering Experimentation, McGraw-Hill, 1995.
6. Jain R.K., Engineering Metrology, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 1997.
ME 303 Design of Machine Elements (3 0 2 8)
Principles of mechanical design; Factor of safety, strength, rigidity, fracture, wear, and material considerations;
Stress concentrations; Design for fatigue; Limits and fits; Standardization; Design of riveted, bolted, and welded joints;
Rigid and flexible couplings; Belt and chain drives; Power screws; Shafts; Keys; Clutches; Brakes; Axles;
1. J. E. Shigley, Mechanical Engineering Design, McGraw Hill, 1989.
2. Design Data, PSG Tech, Coimbatore, 1995
3. M. F. Spotts, Design of Machine Elements, 6th ed., Prentice Hall, 1985
4. A. H. Burr and J. B. Cheatham, Mechanical Analysis and Design, 2nd ed., Prentice Hall, 1997.
ME-304 Kinematics of Machinery (2 1 0 6)
Elements of kinematic chain, mechanisms, their inversions, mobility (Kutzhbach criteria) and range of movements
(Grashof's law); Miscellaneous mechanisms: straight line generating mechanism, intermittent motion mechanism;
Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of planar mechanisms by graphical, analytical and computer aided
methods; Dimensional synthesis for motion; function and path generation; Cam profile synthesis and determination of equivalent mechanisms; Gears (spur, helical, bevel and worm); gear trains: simple, compound and epicyclic gearing.
1. J. E. Shighley and J.J. Uicker, Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, McGraw Hill, 1995
2. A. K. Mallik, A. Ghosh, G. Dittrich, Kinematic analysis and synthesis of Mechanisms, CRC, 1994.
3. A. G. Erdman and G. N. Sandor, Mechanism Design, Analysis and Synthesis Volume 1, PHI, Inc., 1997.
4. J. S. Rao and R. V. Dukkipati, Mechanism and Machine Theory, New Age International, 1992.
5. S. S. Rattan, Theory of Machines, Tata McGraw Hill, 1993.
6. T. Bevan. Theory of Machines, CBS Publishers and Distributors, 1984
ME-305 Heat and Mass Transfer (3 1 0 8)
Modes of heat transfer; Conduction: 1-d, 2-d, and 3-d steady conduction, 1-d unsteady conduction – analytical /numerical / graphical solution methods, fins; Convection: fundamentals, order of magnitude analysis of momentum and energy equations, hydrodynamic and thermal boundary layers, dimensional analysis, free and forced convection, external and internal flows, heat transfer with phase change; Radiation: Stefan Boltzmann law, Planck’s law, emissivity and absorptivity, radiant exchange between black surfaces; Heat exchangers: LMTD and -NTU methods, heat transfer enhancement techniques, special heat transfer processes like transpiration and film cooling, ablative cooling; Mass transfer: molecular diffusion, Fick’s law, equimolar counter diffusion, molecular diffusion in a stationary gas, analogy between heat and mass transfer, evaluation of mass transfer coefficients by dimensional analysis. Mass transfer in boundary layer, flow over a flat plate.
Texts and References
1. F.P. Incropera and D.P. Dewitt, Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer, 4e, John Wiley and Sons. 1996.
2. J.P. Holman, Heat Transfer, 8e, McGraw Hill, 1997.
3. M.N. Ozisik, Heat Transfer – A basic approach, McGraw Hill, 1985.
4. A. Bejan, Convection Heat Transfer, 2e, Interscience, 1994.
ME-310 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory – II (0 0 4 4)
Metallography: microscopic techniques, determination of volume fraction of different phases in material including
metals, estimation of grain sizes, study of heat affected regions in welded steel specimen; Machining processes:
Measurement of tool angles and radius for single point cutting tool, determination of cutting forces, shear plane,
chip thickness ratio, profile estimation using coordinate measuring machine; Demonstration of various mechanisms
and gear systems; Experiments in conduction, free and forced convection, heat exchangers, petrol and diesel
ME-321 Applied Thermodynamics – I (2 1 0 6)
Vapour Power Cycles: Carnot cycle, Rankine cycle, reheat cycle, regenerative cycle, steam cycles for nuclear power plant, back-pressure and extraction turbines and cogeneration, low-temperature power cycles, ideal working fluid and binary/multi-fluid cycles; Steam Generator: subcritical and supercritical boilers, fluidized bed boilers, fire-tube
and water-tube boilers, mountings and accessories; Condenser; Cooling Tower: hygrometry and psychrometric chart; Steam Turbine: impulse and reaction stage, degree of reaction, velocity triangle, velocity and pressure compounding, efficiencies, reheat factor, governing, nozzles; Heat Pump and Refrigeration Cycles: reversed Carnot cycle and performance criteria, vapour compression and vapour absorption refrigerators, gas cycles, refrigerants and
environmental issues; Air-conditioning; Reciprocating Air Compressors: work transfer, volumetric efficiency, isothermal efficiency, multistage compression with intercooling.
1. G F C Rogers and Y R Mayhew, Engineering Thermodynamics Work and Heat Transfer 4e, Pearson, 2003.
2. T D Eastop and A McConkey, Applied Thermodynamics for Engineering Technologists, 5e, Pearson, 2003.
3. M J Moran and H N Shapiro, Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 3e, John Wiley, 1995.
4. M M ElWakil, Power Plant Technology, McGraw Hill International, 1992.
5. P K Nag, Powerplant Engineering, Tata McGraw Hill, 2e, 2002.
ME-306 Manufacturing Technology-II (3 1 0 8)
Metal Cutting: mechanics, tools (material, temperature, wear, and life considerations), geometry and chip formation,
surface finish and machinability, optimization; Machine tool: generation and machining principle s, Setting and
Operations on machines : lathe, milling (including indexing), shaping, slotting, planing, drilling, boring, broaching,
grinding (cylindrical, surface, centreless), thread rolling and gear cutting machines; Tooling: jigs and fixtures,
principles of location and clamping; Batch production: capstan and turret lathes; CNC machines, Finishing:
microfinishing (honing, lapping, superfinishing); Unconventional methods: electro-chemical, electro-discharge,
ultrasonic, LASER, electron beam, water jet machining, Rapid prototyping and rapid tooling.
1. G Boothroyd, Fundamentals of Metal Cutting Machine Tools, Tata McGraw Hill, 1975
2. Production Technology, H M T Publication Tata McGraw Hill, 1980.
3. P C Pandey and C K Singh, Production Engineering Sciences, Standard Publishers Ltd. 1980.
4. A Ghosh and A K Mallik, Manufacturing Science, Wiley Eastern, 1986.
ME 307 Machine Design (3 1 0 8)
Design of Gears; Lubrication and Wear consideration in Design; Design and selection of Bearings: Hydrodynamic
lubrication theory, Hydrostatic and Hydrodynamic bearings (e.g., journal), Rolling Element Bearings; Systems
Approach to Design: Decision Making, Simulation of mechanical systems using CAD tools, Sensitivity analysis of design parameters, Value Analysis and Value Addition to designed components and systems; Exercises of mechanical systems design with examples; Overview of Optimization in Design; Reliability and Robust Design;
Communicating the Design;
1. J. E. Shigley, Mechanical Engineering Design, IS Metric ed., McGraw Hill, 1986.
2. Design Data, PSG Tech, Coimbatore, 1995
3. M. F. Spotts, Design of Machine Elements, 6th ed., Prentice Hall, 1985
4. V. Ramamurti, Computer Aided Mechanical Design and Analysis, 3rd ed., Tata McGraw Hill, 1996
5. A. H. Burr and J. B. Cheatham, Mechanical Analysis and Design, 2nd ed., Prentice Hall, 1997.
6. John R Dixon, Design Engineering: Inventiveness, Analysis and Decision Making, TMH, New Delhi, 1980.
ME308 Dynamics of Machinery (2 1 0 6)
Static and dynamic force analysis; Flywheel; inertia forces and their balancing for rotating and reciprocating machines; Gyroscope and gyroscopic effects; Governers: types and applications; Cam dynamics: analysis of cam and follower, jump phenomenon; Vibrations of one degree of freedom systems; Free and Force vibrations;
Transverse and torsional vibrations of two and three rotor systems; critical speeds; Vibration isolation and measurements; two-degree of freedom systems; Geared system; Introduction to Multi-degree of Freedom System :normal mode vibration, coordinate coupling, forced harmonic vibration, vibration absorber (tuned, and centrifugal pendulum absorber), vibration damper; Properties of vibrating system, flexibility matrix, stiffness matrix, reciprocity theorem, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, orthogonal properties of eigenvectors, modal matrix, Rayleigh damping, Normal mode summation.
1. J. E. Shighley and J.J. Uicker, Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, McGraw Hill, 1995
2. J. S. Rao and R. V. Dukkipati, Mechanism and Machine Theory, New Age International, 1992.
3. S. S. Rattan, Theory of Machines, Tata McGraw Hill, 1993.
4. T. Bevan. Theory of Machines, CBS Publishers and Distributors, 1984
5. L. Meirovitch, Elements of Vibration Analysis, McGraw Hill, 1998.
6. W. T. Thomsom and Dahleh, M. D., Theory of Vibration with Applications, 5th ed., Pearson Education, 1999
ME-309 Control Systems (3 1 0 8)
Feedback systems, mathematical modelling of physical systems; Laplace transforms, block diagrams, signal flow graphs, state-space models; Time domain analysis: performance specifications, steady state error, transient response of first and second order systems; Stability analysis: Routh-Hurwitz stability criterion, relative stability; proportional, integral, PI, PD, and PID controllers; Lead, lag, and lag-lead compensators; Root-locus method:
analysis, design; Frequency response method: Bode diagrams, Nyquist stability criterion, performance specifications, design; State-space methods: analysis, design; Physical realizations of controllers: hydraulic, pneumatic, and electronic controllers.
1. K Ogata, Modern Control Engineering, 4th ed, Pearson Education Asia, 2002.
2. B C Kuo and F. Golnaraghi, Automatic Control Systems, 8th ed, John Wiley (students ed.), 2002.
3. M Gopal, Control Systems: Principles and Design, 2nd ed, TMH, 2002.
4. M Gopal, Modern Control System Theory, 2nd ed., New Age International, 1993.
5. R. C. Dorf and R. H. Bishop, Modern Control Systems, 8th ed., Addison Wesley, 1998.
6. P. Belanger, Control Engineering: A modern approach, Saunders College Publishing, 1995.
ME-311 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory – III (0 0 4 4)
Theory of machines: Static and dynamic balancing (multi-plane) of rotary systems, gyroscope, governors, whirling of shafts, simple and compound pendulums, determination of moment of inertia using trifilar suspension, torsional vibration; Metrology: Use of various metrological tools like slip, angle gauge, feeler, taper, fillet, thread gauges, estimation of internal dimensions; CNC machine trainer, CNC coding; Turbomachinery: Centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, Pelton and propeller turbines.
ME-322 Applied Thermodynamics – II (2 1 0 6)
I. C. Engines: Classification - SI, CI, two-stroke, four-stroke etc., operating characteristics – mean effective
pressure, torque and power, efficiencies, specific fuel consumption etc., air standard cycles – Otto, Diesel and dual,
real air-fuel engine cycles, Thermochemistry of fuels – S.I. and C.I. engine fuels, self ignition, octane number,
cetane number, alternate fuels etc., combustion – combustion in S.I. and C.I. engines, pressure-crank angle diagram,
air-fuel ratio, chemical equation and conservation of mass in a combustion process etc., Air and fuel inje ction –
injector and carburetor, MPFI etc., ignition, lubrication, heat transfer and cooling; Gas Power Cycles: Simple gas
turbine cycle – single and twin shaft arrangements, intercooling, reheating, regeneration, closed cycles, optimal
performance of various cycles, combined gas and steam cycles; Introduction to Axial-Flow Gas Turbine;
Introduction to Centrifugal and Axial-Flow Compressors; Combustion Chambers; Jet Propulsion: turbojet, turboprop,
turbofan, ramjet, thrust and propulsive efficiency; Rocket Propulsion; Direct Energy Conversion: thermionic
and thermoelectric converters, photovoltaic generators, MHD generators, fuel cells.
1. G F C Rogers and Y R Mayhew, Engineering Thermodynamics Work and Heat Transfer 4e, Pearson, 2001.
2. H I H Saravanamuttoo, G F C Rogers and H. Cohen, Gas Turbine Theory 4e, Pearson, 2003
3. T D Eastop and McConkey, Applied Thermodynamics for Engineering Technologists 5e, Pearson, 1999.
4. W W Pulkrabek, Engineering Fundamentals of the Internal Combustion Engine , PHI, 2002.
5. C R Fergusan and A T Kirkpatrick, Internal Combustion Engines, John Wiley & Sons, 2001.
ME-399 Summer Training (0 0 0 0) PP/FF
Training for a minimum period of 8 weeks in a reputed industry / R&D lab / academic institution except IIT
Guwahati. The student is expected to submit a report and present a seminar after the training.
ME-401 Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (3 1 0 8)
Introduction, Production Planning and Control, Product design, Value analysis and value engineering, Plant
location and layout, Equipment selection, Maintenance planning, Job, batch, and flow production methods, Group
technology, Work study, Time and motion study, Incentive schemes, Work/job evaluation, Inventory control,
Manufacturing planning: MRP, MRP-II, JIT, CIM, Quality control, Statistical process control, Acceptance
sampling, Total quality management, Taguchi’s Quality engineering. Forecasting, Scheduling and loading, Line
balancing, Break-even analysis. Introduction to operations research, linear programming, Graphical method,
Simplex method, Dual problem, dual simplex method, Concept of unit worth of resource, sensitivity analysis,
Transportation problems, Assignment problems, Network models: CPM and PERT, Queuing theory.
1. S L Narasimhan, D W McLeavey, P J Billington, Production, Planning and Inventory Control, Prentice Hall,
2. J L Riggs, Production Systems: Planning, Analysis and Control, Wiley, 3rd ed., 1981.
3. A Muhlemann, J Oakland and K Lockyer, Productions and Operations Management, Macmillan, 1992.
4. H A Taha, Operations Research - An Introduction, Prentice Hall of India, 1997.
5. J K Sharma, Operations Research, Macmillan, 1997.
ME-411 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory – IV (0 0 4 4)
Instrumentation and control: Proportional, integral, PI, PD, and PID controllers, lead, lag, and lag-lead
compensators, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electronic controllers; Tribology: Performance of air bearings, friction and
wear testing under different operating conditions, optical viscometry; Vibration: Experiments on single and multi
degree of freedom systems, modal and frequency response analysis, vibration isolation, random vibrations;
Acoustics: Measurement of sound pressure level with various frequency weightings, sound power estimation with
sound pressure pressure level; Signals and Systems: Time domain and spectral analysis with software such as MATLAB; determination of FFT, PSD; effects of sampling, windowing, leakage, averaging.
ME-498 Project – I (0 0 8 8)
ME-499 Project – II (0 0 16 16)