पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed-to-be-university under MHRD, Govt.of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh
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Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs):

  • Our graduates will have sufficient understanding of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering to establish themselves as professionals in the chosen industry.


  • Our graduates will be equipped with analytical and critical skills for a continued life-long learning, teaching and research.


  • Our graduates will have good communication skill, teamwork, awareness of professional ethics and social issues to enable them to contribute effectively in their professional career and social development.


Programme Outcomes (POs):

  • An ability to apply knowledge of graphical concepts, governing equations and mathematics to solutions of problems associated to the discipline


  • An ability to analyze a problem, formulate and implement solutions based on mathematics and engineering science.


  • An ability to work effectively as an individual as well as a member of a team and provide technical and visionary leadership to others.


  • An ability to apply ethical and legal principles of the engineering practice and an awareness of social issues and responsibilities.


  • An ability to communicate effectively on engineering topics with a range of engineering community in particular and society in general


  • Awareness of the requirement of and ability to engage in continuing professional development.


  • An ability to learn and use modern tools and techniques for computing practice.


  • An ability to conduct investigation of complex problems using research-based knowledge and methods.


  • An understanding of the impact of computer engineering solutions to society and environment.


  • An ability to apply management principles in multidisciplinary projects .


  • Course Structure And Syllabus

Department:Mechanical Engineering

Programme: Degree in Mechanical Engineering


Year I Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P C
ME 4301 Strength of Materials & Machine Theory 3 1 0 4
ME 4302 Fluid Mechanics & Machines 3 1 0 4
Bridge Year : Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P C
ME 4401 Mechanical Component Design & drawing 3 1 2 5
ME 4402 Thermal Engineering 4004
ME 4403 Production Technology 4025
ME 4451 Comprehensive Mechanical Lab 0042
ME 4477* Computer Application in Mechanical Engineering 1043
Year I Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P C
ME 5101 Operations Research 3 1 0 4
ME 5102 Fluid Mechanics 4 0 2 5
ME 5103 Mechanics of Solids 4 0 0 4
ME 5104 Dynamics of Machines 4 0 0 4
ME 5105 Heat and Mass Transfer 4 0 0 4
Year I : Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P C
ME 5201 Machine Design 4 0 2 5
ME 5202 Manufacturing Science 4 0 0 4
ME 5203 Industrial Engineering 3 0 0 3
ME 5204 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 3 1 0 4
ME 5205 Instrumentation & Control Engineering 3 0 0 3
ME 5206 Elements of Mechatronics 3003
ME 5251 Experimental Techniques 0042
ME 5289 Seminar 0042
Year II : Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P C
** 60** Open Elective 3 0 0 3
ME 6101 Energy Conversion Techniques 4 0 0 4
ME 6102 Numerical Control and CAM 3 0 0 3
ME 6103 Power Plant Engineering 2 0 2 3
ME 60** Elective-I 3 0 0 3
ME 60** Elective -II 3 0 0 3
ME 6199 Project – Part I 0 0 4 2
ME 6179 Industrial Training * ---2*
Year II : Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P C
ME 60** Elective-III 3 0 0 3
ME 60** Elective-IV 3 0 0 3
ME 6251 Advanced Laboratory Practice 0 0 6 3
ME 6299 Project – Part II 0 0 8 4
ME 6290 Comprehensive Viva - - - 2
ED 6288 Extra-curricular activities & discipline - - - 2


ME 4301 : Strength of Materials & Machine Theory : 4 Credits (3-1-0)
Unit I       Introduction to Strength of Materials : Basic concepts and definitions; Elastic constants, concept of direct & induced stresses, thermal stresses etc. Stress-strain relationship, Equilibrium equation (2-D), Strain-displacement relationship. Biaxial Tension and Compression. Compound stress and strain, Principal stresses and strains, strain rosettes, Mohr’s circle for stresses. 6 lectures      
Unit II     Torsion : Torsion of circular shaft, Angle of twist, torque & power; spring (helical, leaf, etc). Stresses in Beams : Shear force (SF) and Bending moment (BM) diagrams, Points of inflections; Point of contraflexture.   5 lectures  
Unit III   Bending stresses in beams , various beam sections, their properties & IS codes, Shear stresses in beams, its variation over different cross-sections. Introduction to deflection of beams. Double Integration Method, Moment area method, Castigliano’s theorem   10 lectures
Unit IV   Theories of failures: Maximum principal stresses, maximum shear stress theory, Mohr’s Diagram; Maximum strain theory, total strain energy theory, octahedral shearing stress theory. 5 lectures
Unit V Theory of Column and Strut: Eccentric Loading of a short strut, long column, Euler’s Column’s formula, Secant’s formula, Empirical Column’s formula. 5 lectures
  Unit VI   Kinematics and kinetics, mechanism and structures; Degree of freedom and its determination, lower pairs and higher pairs, types of motions, links, joints and kinematic chains, inversions, Grashoff’s criteria. Miscellaneous mechanisms. Methods of velocity analysis & acceleration analysi   6 lectures
Unit VII Balancing : Static and dynamic balancing of rotating masses. Brakes and Dynamometers : Different types of brakes and Dynamometers, Working principles, Applications.   5 lectures


  1. Strength of  Material - G.H.Ryder, McMillan; ELBS Edition.
  2. Strength of Materials – Nash, Schaulm series.
  3. Elementary of strength of material - Timeshenko& Young, EWP           

ME 4302 Fluid Mechanics and Machines : 4 Credits (3-1-0)

Unit I       Characteristics of fluids; Continuum principle; Langrangian&Eulerian           approach; Control volume & system; Fluid properties (Viscosity, compressibility,surface tension &vapour pressure); Hydrostatic     thrust on immersed plane & curved surfaces; Centre of pressure; Buoyancy; Metacentre; Stability of immersed and floating bodies. 6 lectures    
Unit II     Kinematics of fluids: Velocity & acceleration; Rotational & irrotational flow: Circulation &vorticity: Flow characteristic – stream line, steak line &pathline: Velocity potential & stream function: Flow             net: Basic flows and the corresponding velocity potential & stream functions.   6 lectures  
Unit III   Fluid dynamics: Fundamental & subsidiary governing equations;       Continuity equation; Navier-Stokes equation (Statement only):     Euler’s equation of motion: Momentum equation & its application:  force caused by a jet striking a surface, force caused by flow round      a pipe bend, Momentum theory of a propeller, etc.,) Steady flow Energy equation: Energy Correction and Momentum correction             factors.Bernoulli’s equation, application of Bernoulli’s equation – Pitot tube, venturimeter, nozzle &orifice.                                                    8 lectures
Unit IV   Laminar & Turbulent flow in pipes; Shear stress & velocity distribution; Major and minor losses in a piping system; Pipes in parallel & series. Power transmission through pipes. 4 lectures
Unit V Dimensional analysis; Dimensional homogeneity; Buckingham л – theorem; Important dimensionless parameters & their significance; Definition of geometric, kinematic & dynamic similarities. 4 lectures
  Unit VI Reciprocating pumps and their characteristics; Rotodynamic machines – Centrifugal pump; Pelton wheel; Francis & Kaplan turbines; Characteristics of rotodynamic machines; Cavitation.   14 lectures


  1. Mechanics of fluids, Massey, Nelson Thornes 6 lectures
  2. Fluid Mechanics, Douglus, J.F. et al. Pearson Education Pte.Ltd
  3. Fluid Mechanics, Som, S. K.
  4. Fluid Mechanics, Mohanty, A. K., PHI
  5. Fluid Mechanics and Machines, Jain, A. K., Khanna
  6. Hydraulic machines - Jagadishlal.
  7. Pumps, fans, compressors - Cherkasky
  8. Hydraulic machines:Theory and design - Vasandani..   

ME 4401 Mechanical Component Design & Drawing : 5 Credits (3-1-2)

Unit I       Introduction to Design: Design criteria for machine elements, design against deflection and stiffness, factor of safety, stress            concentration factor, stress concentration under static load. Materials and their Properties: Static strength, strength, hardness and hardenability,      impact properties, creep and temperature properties, different engineering materials and their properties. Design of Rivets, Screws, Bolts and Connections. 8 lectures      
Unit II Fasteners, rivets, bolts, screws, etc., thread standards and definitions, mechanics of power screws, bolted joints in tension,compression, torque requirements, bolt  preloading   6 lectures
Unit III Design of riveted joints, bolted joints and welded joints. Cotter and knuckle joint and design of power screw. 7 lectures
Unit IV Keys and couplings : Design of different keys, design of coupling-rigid coupling and flexible coupling. 7 lectures  
Unit V Shafts: Introduction, design under static loading, transmission of           shafting, design for torsional rigidity. 7 lectures
Unit VI Mechanical spring: Stresses in helical springs, deflection equation, design against static load, helical torsion spring, multi leaf nipping.   7 lectures


  1. Machine Design (SI) – Hall, TMH
  2. Design of Machine elements - V.B.Bandari, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi.
  3. Design of machine elements - J.E.Shiegley, McGraw Hill.
  4. Design of machine elements -M.F.Spott, PHI.

ME 4402 : Thermal Engineering : 4 Credits (4-0-0)

Unit I Introduction and scopes, thermodynamics systems, surroundings, open system and closed systems, thermodynamics states, process and cycles, microscopic point of view, properties- Intensive and Extensive properties, thermodynamic equilibrium, Quasi-state processes, Zeroth law of thermodynamics, heat and work, path function and state function, P-V diagrams, work done at moving boundary for a quasi static process. First law of thermodynamics for a closed system undergoing process, different types of non flow processes and their thermodynamic analysis from first law, first law of thermodynamic for an open systems, internal energy enthalpy steady flow energy equation and its application to different flow processes. 10 lectures
Unit II Second law of thermodynamic – limitations of first law of thermodynamics, concept of heat engines and heat pump, classical statement of second law of thermodynamics and their equivalence, concept of reversible and irreversibility processes, factors affecting reversibility of a process.  Corollaries of second law of thermodynamics, reversible cycle and its efficiency, thermodynamic temperature scale, Clausius inequality, enthalpy, entropy change during process. Temperature – Entropy diagrams, principle of entropy increase. 8 lectures
Unit III Gas laws, ideal gases, equation of state, CP and CV definition and relations properly relations, P-V-T surfaces, properties of pure substance, use of properties table and charts of pure substance. 6 lectures
Unit IV     Air standard cycle:- Joule cycle, Otto cycle, dual cycle , efficiency of cycles, mean effective pressure, steam power cycles- Rankine cycle, modified Rankine cycle, efficiency calculations. Combine first and second laws :- Lost work, concept of availability and energy, properties of mixture of ideal cycles, analysis of thermodynamic cycles. 12 lectures
Unit V Thermodynamic Relations:- Maxwell's relation, coefficient of expansion and compressibility, energy relations for a simple systems, specific heat relations, Joule-Thomson coefficient, relations of enthalpy and entropy. 6 lectures
Unit VI Introduction to Heat Transfer :- Fourier’s law of heat conduction, thermal conductivity of materials, one dimensional heat conduction problems through plain and composite walls, cylinders, spheres, composite  spheres/Newton law of cooling, concept of free and force convections and simple problems. Radiation heat transfer :- Absorption, reflection and transmission of radiation, concept of black body and Grey body, Plank’s law, Stefan–Boltzman law . Relation between emissivity and absorptivity, heat transfer coefficient for radiation. 14 lectures


  1. Applied Thermodynamics – Rajput, Laxmi
  2. Heat and Thermodynamics - Zemansky.
  3. Thermodynamics - P. K. Nag, TMH
  4. Introduction to Thermodynamics - Rogers & Mayhew, Pearson

ME 4403 : Production Technology : 5 credits (4-0-2)

Unit I   Fundamentals of metal cutting, mechanism of chip formation, etc., Tool geometry, tool signature in ORS., General purpose machine tools and operation mechanisms 8 lectures  
Unit II Calculation of cutting force and tool life. Parameters that affect tool life, etc. 8 lectures
Unit III Newer and advanced machining processes: USM, ECM, EDM, etc.                                             8 lectures
Unit IV Indexing of milling machines, thread rolling, die sinking, CNC lathe. 8 lectures
Unit V   Pattern making, Moulding, Moulding processes, and  Core making. Melting furnaces, Felting and heat treatment of castings. 8 lectures
Unit VI   Plastic deformation of metals, recrystallization. Deformation by slip and twinning, Hot/warm forming, cold forming. rolling, forging, drawing, and stamping, Piercing, shearing, coining, punching and extrusion. 8 lectures  
Unit VII Welding processes and applications. Arc welding, TIG welding, MIG welding. 8 lectures
Practice in Machine Shop & Welding Shop.


  1. Manufacturing science - Ghosh&Mallick, East West Preass
  2. Fundamentals of Metal cutting and Machine tools - G.Boothoyd.
  3. Production Technology - HMT Publication.
  4. Non conventional machining - P.K.Misra
  5. Manufacturing Technology (Vol I & II), Rao, TMH
  6. Principles of Metal Casting- B.Ravi

ME 4451 Comprehensive Mechanical Lab. : 2 Credits (0-0-4)

Experiments in Gas Dynamics lab, Fluid Power Lab., IC Engine lab & Thermal Engineering (2 hrs)
Experiments in Metrology lab, Strength of Materials lab & Kinematics and Dynamics lab (2 hrs)

Gas Dynamics & Fluid Power Lab

  1. Visualization of external & internal flows in a smoke tunnel
  2. Forced vortex
  3. Flow through venturimeter/nozzle
  4. Flow through pipes
  5. Performance of centrifugal pump
  6. Performance of hydraulic turbines (Pelton/ Francis)
  7. Cavitation test of pump

I.C. Engines lab

  1. Characteristics of Diesel Engine (2 hrs)
  2. Characteristics of petrol engine (2 hrs)

Heat & Mass Transfer Lab

  1. Study of two stage reciprocating compressor (2 hrs)
  2. Determination of thermal conductivity of liquids (2 hrs)

Metrology lab

  1. Inspection of Jig plate (2 hrs)
  2. Measurement of taper angle by sine bar (2 hrs)

Strength of materials lab

  1. Tensile & compression test of MS / Aluminum rods (4 hrs)
  2. Charpy&Izod impact test for MS/Aluminum (2 hrs)
  3. Determination of material properties of non metals (2 hrs)

Kinematics & Dynamics lab

  1. Determination of stiffness of helical springs (2 hrs)
  2. Study of rotating mass balancing (2 hrs)
  3. Study of internal / external gear trains (4 hrs)
  4. Study of kinematics of mechanism trainer (2 hrs)

ME 4477* Computer Applications in Mechanical Engineering: 3 Credits (1-0-4) [Audit Course]

Unit I   Orientation to various programming languages: C, C++, Turbo C++, VB, Matlab etc. Development of some programs using the above languages. 4 lectures  
Unit II   Programming structures, development of algorithm, Debugging, Compiling, Program execution, Interpretation and presentation of results.  4 lectures  
Unit III Use of common softwares in Mechanical Engg: ANSYS, Pro-e, AutoCAD, CATIA etc. 6 lectures


  1. C or C++, Gottfried (Schaum Series), TMH

ME 5101 : Operations Research : 4 Credits (3-1-0)

Unit I   Linear Programming- Introduction, feasible solution, equality principle, formulation procedures. Simplex algorithm and its variants, Sensitivity analysis.  9 lectures  
Unit II   Application of LP to transportation & Assignment problems- dual            simplex method. 5 lectures
Unit III Introduction to Integer programming, Cut plane method, Game            theory – various solution methods.                         6 lectures
Unit IV   Introduction to Dynamic programming, Goal programming, Non Linear programming, Genetic Algorithms, and Simulated Annealing. 8 lectures
Unit V Queuing theory- Poisson's arrival, Exponential service times, basic equation, single channel models,   Simulation, Monte Carlo        Techniques, use of random numbers, applications in maintenance problems, optimal size of repair crew and queuing. 7 lectures
  Unit VI Inventory and product control problems - EOQ, Production run, shortage, quantity discount, ABC analysis, Replacement models -         capital equipment, PV, ARP, IRP, Payoff period, MAPI method. 7 lectures


  1. Operations Research, Iyer, TMH
  2. Engineering Optimisation, S.S.Rao, New Age
  3. Operations Research By H.A.Taha
  4. Algorithmic approach for Operations Research By B.Gillet

ME 5102 Fluid Mechanics : 5 Credits (4-0-2)

Unit I   Relative equilibrium – Pressure distribution in a fluid mass under      Steady linear acceleration and fluid mass under uniform rotation; Problems. 6 lectures  
Unit II   Similitude & Model Testing – Dimensional Analysis review;            Geometric, kinematic and dynamic similarity of fluid motion; Model testing ; Distorted models; Problems. 6 lectures
Unit III Theory of ideal flow – flow net and their construction, basic      patterns of flow (Review of Rectilinear flow, source and sink, vortex             flow).Hydrodynamic Combination of basic flows and analysis (Doublets; Half body; Rankine oval; Flow past circular cylinder with and without circulation); Kutta-Jukowskii’s law; Magnus effect; Problems. 6 lectures
Unit IV   Theory of viscous flow – Viscous effect; displacement thickness, momentum thickness and energy thickness; boundary layer theory;      Laminar and turbulent boundary layer analysis for Viscous flow    over smooth flat plate at zero pressure gradient; effect of pressure gradient; Boundary layer separation and control; Flow past immersed bodies**; Lift and drag; Problems. 12 lectures
Unit V Theory of compressible flow – Generalised Energy equation; energy equation for compressible flow; Stagnation & critical properties; Isentropic flow through variable area duct; Nozzle operation;  normal shocks; solution of problems without tables and charts.  10 lectures
  Unit VI Introduction to Industrial Hydraulics – Basic elements of fluid power system; Simple Hydraulic and pneumatic circuits; Fluid logic  elements; Fluid logic gates. 6 lectures
Unit VII Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics – Flow models&governingequations (No derivations); Discretization of PDEs; Principles & applications. 7 lectures

Gas Dynamics lab

  1. Study of Boundary layer development (2 hrs)
  2. Study of flow past circular cylinder (finding Pressuredistribution & drag components) (2 hrs)
  3. Flow characteristics over an aerofoil section (4 hrs)
  4. Flow through Convergent-parallel/convergent-divergent nozzles (2 hrs)
  5. Demonstration of Schlieren apparatus/ 3 component electronic balance (2 hrs)
  6. Study of Major and Minor losses in a piping system (2 hrs)
  7. Graphical solution of ideal flows around simplegeometry bodies (4 hrs)
  8. Study of hydraulic elements on a hydraulic trainer (2 hrs)


  1. Mechanics of Fluids - B.S. Massey, Nelson
  2. Introduction to Fluid Mechanics – Fox & McDonald
  3. Fluid Mechanics – F. M. White, TMH
  4. Fluid Mecahnics - J.F.Douglas, et.al., Pearson
  5. Fluid Mechanics for Engineers - V.L Streeter &F.B.Wylie, MGH
  6. Viscous fluid flow - F.M.White, MGH
  7. Gas Dynamics - E.Rathakrishnan, PHI

ME 5103 Mechanics of Solids: 4 Credits (4 -0- 0)

Unit I   Triaxial stress and strain, equilibrium equations, strain and displacement equation, compatibility equations  (strain, stress).            Stress-strain relationships in 3D;  Principal stresses in 3D. 10 lectures  
Unit II   Principal planes in 3D, Mohr's circle diagram in 2D and 3D. 9 lectures
Unit III Deflection of beams, differential equation of the elastic line, moment of area method, deflection by superposition, strain energy   of bending. Deflection due to shearing strain; stresses in beams, bending stresses in unsymmetrical beams, curve bars 9 lectures
Unit IV Stresses in thin and thick cylinders, Lame's equation, Barlow’sEquation; compound thick cylinders. 9 lectures
Unit V Statically indeterminate beams, method of superposition, theorem of three moments. 9 lectures
Unit VI Castigliano's theorem and its application to statically indeterminate problems. 9 lectures


  1. Advanced mechanics of solids - Boreri, et.al., John Wiley and Sons, NY
  2. Advanced solid mechanics - L.Srinath, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi.
  3. Advanced solid mechanics - Kumar &Ghai, Khanna, Publishers, New Delhi

ME 5104 Dynamics of Machines: 4 Credits (4-0-0)

Unit I Dynamics Fundamental: Introduction, dynamic model, D'Alembert Principles, Energy method- Virtual work. Force Analysis: Static force analysis – static equilibrium of two- and three force members, members with two forces and torque. Dynamic Force Analysis: Force analysis of a four bar mechanism, slider crank mechanism, Whitworth quick return mechanism. 10 lectures
Unit II Force analysis of linkages with more than four bars, shaking forces and shaking torque. Kinematic synthesis of mechanisms 10 lectures
Unit III Flywheel; Characterizing curves, Engine Dynamics: Balancing of reciprocating masses.  Balancing of single and multi cylinder engines, balancing of linkages. 9 lectures
Unit IV Governors: Introduction, types of governors and its working principles, sensitiveness of a governor, haunting, Isochronism, stability. Effort of a governor, power of a governor, controlling force characteristics. Introduction to Vibration. 9 lectures
Unit V Transmission System: Flexible drives- belt, chain, rope drives, Clutches and Cams. Analysis and design of cams – Graphical methods. 10 lectures
Unit VI Gyroscope: Gyroscopic torque, gyroscopic effect on naval ship, stability of an automobile, stability of a two wheeler. 8 lectures


  1. Theory of Machines – Shiegley, McGraw Hill
  2. Theory of machines & mechanism - R.L.Norton, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi.
  3. Theory of machines - Rattan., Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi.
  4. heory of machines - Abdulla and Sharif

ME 5105 Heat & Mass Transfer : 4 Credits (4 -0- 0)

Unit I     Introductory concepts, modes of heat transfer-conduction, convection and radiation, basic equation and application; Generalized conduction differential equation simple steady and unsteady state solutions, One dimensional heat conduction with or without heat generation, composite walls, cylinder and spheres, electrical analogies of thermal system. 9 lectures    
Unit II   Extended surfaces (fins) -general equation, temperature distribution, heat flow, fin efficiency, effectiveness, variable area, circumferential fin, pin fins of variable area. Two-dimensional heat conduction- analytical and graphical methods of solution, shape factors, numerical methods and it's application. 9 lectures    
Unit III   Review of definition and various laws of thermal radiation, black body, real surfaces, radiation properties, gas radiation, shape factor, radiating surfaces, electrical analogy, gray surfaces, radiosity, irradiation, 3-surface system, radiation shield, errors in temperature measurements. 9 lectures  
Unit IV     Mass transfer: Molecular diffusion, equimotor counter diffusion, diffusion into a stationary medium, convective mass transfer, numerical problems. Convective heat transfer: Concept of boundary layer, velocity boundary layer, thermal boundary layer, turbulent and laminar flow, continuity equation, momentum equation, energy equation, solution for laminar flow, integral equation. 10 lectures    
Unit V Dimensional analysis, Nusselt number correlation, constant heat flux, turbulent flow, flow across cylinders, flow across tube banks, force convection for  internal flow-Laminar and turbulent. 9 lectures
Unit VI Natural convection, Grashoff number analytical method, integral method, practical correlation, constant heat flux, horizontal and incline flat surfaces & cylindrical surfaces, simplified correlation for air, combine forced and free conversion. Types of heat exchanger-LMTD, correlation factor, effectiveness, special cases, NTU, methods, storage type exchangers, Boiling processes and mechanism (basic idea only). 10 lectures


  1. Heat transfer - J.P.Holman, TMH
  2. Fundamentals of heat transfer –Incropera
  3. Fluid Mechanics – F. M. White, TMH
  4. Fundamentals of heat & mass transfer – Dewitt, JW
  5. Heat transfer - S.P.Sukhatme

ME 5201 Machine Design : 5 Credits (4-0-2)

Unit I   Attributes of Design Engineers; Design philosophy and design process; Design evaluation methods; Linear weighting scale method; AHP model; Failure theories 5 lectures  
  Unit II     Design Under Fatigue Loading: Stress concentration, reduction of stress concentration effect. Fluctuating stresses, fatigue failures, endurance limit, notch sensitivity, SNN diagrams, reverse Unit stress design in fatigue, Soderberg and Goodmann diagram, fatigue design under combined loading. 9 lectures    
Unit III Introduction to CAD packages in design and their utilisation for designing and drafting. 5 lectures  
Unit IV     Design of gears: Spur gears: force analysis, beam strength, tooth stresses, wear strength of gear tooth, module based on wear strength, design of gears for maximum power transmitting capacity. Helical gears: Terminology, force analysis, beam strength of helical gears, effective load on gear tooth, wear strength of helical gears. 10 lectures    
Unit V   Sliding contact bearing & lubrication: Basic module of lubrication, Petroff's law, stable lubrication, thick film lubrication, hydrodynamic theory, design consideration, pressure fed bearing, bearing design, thrust bearing. 9 lectures  
Unit VI   Rolling contact bearing : Bearing life, bearing load, selection of ball, straight roller and taper roller bearings, lubrications. 9 lectures  
Unit VII Design of pressure vessels and dynamic design of shafts. Case studies. 9 lectures


  1. Mechanical Engg. Design - Shiegley and Mischke, McGraw Hill.
  2. Design of Machine Elements - M.F.Spott, PHI
  3. Design of Machine Elements -V.B.Bandari, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi
  4. Design of Machinery - R.L.Nortron, McGraw Hill.

ME 5202 Manufacturing Science : 4 Credits (4-0-0)

Unit I   Force analysis, Merchant's circle diagram. Principle of minimum energy consumption concept, Lee and Shaffer  solution, Economics of machining.Heat generation and cutting tool temperature. 12 lectures  
Unit II Tool geometry and introduction to tool design 8 lectures
Unit III   Force analysis in forming and  rolling operations, calculation of roll pressure, etc., Force analysis in extrusion operation, frictional and frictionless drawing, extrusion and tube drawing. 12 lectures  
Unit IV Forgeability, theory of forging and mixed friction in forging and die design for forging. 7 lectures
Unit V   Metal transfer in arc welding, electron beam welding, LASERWelding. 9 lectures
Unit VI Special casting processes, Gating and Rising design, solidification, High pressure moulding, charge calculation in melting. 8 lectures


  1. Manufacturing Science - A.Ghosh and A.K.Mallik, Affiliated East West Press
  2. Manufacturing Technology (Vol I & II) – Rao, TMH
  3. Mechanical Metallurgy - G.Dieter, MGH International
  4. Techniques of press working - D.Eary et.al., PHI
  5. Welding and welding processes - R.S.Parmar, Khanna

ME 5203 Industrial Engineering : 3 Credits (3-0-0)

Unit I     History and development of I.E.  Work study- use and application, techniques, Human factors in WS. Method Study- Objectives, basic procedure in various chart, use of photographic techniques, SIMO charts, principles of motion economy. 7 lectures    
Unit II   Work measurement: Purpose- Basic procedure, various chart of management, time study, work sampling, predetermine time studies-analytical estimation. 7 lectures  
Unit III   Production Planning and Control - function, plant layout methods, forecasting techniques - time series, Causal models. 7 lectures
Unit IV     Aggregate planning, disaggregation, - Introduction, Routing, dispatching m/c loading, scheduling, product sequencing, process control.   7 lectures
Unit V   Material handling systems: Modes of material handling, Ages.   7 lectures
Unit VI MRP-I and MRP-II, MPS, Bill of Materials, Introduction to ERP, SCM and CRM. 7 lectures


  1. Industrial Engineering and Production Management - M.Mahajan, DhanpatRai
  2. Problems & solutions in production and operations management - S.N.Chary, TMH
  3. Industrial Engg. & Management – Banga, Khanna
  4. Production and operation management - Martinch, WSE
  5. Motion and Time study : Design and measurement of work - Ralph M.Barnes

ME 5204 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning : 4 Credits (3-1-0)

Unit I     Introduction: Concept of heat Engine, heat pump and refrigeration,   efficiency and COP, Ideal refrigeration cycle–Reverse Carnot            cycle,   Unit of refrigeration, refrigeration effect, different types of refrigeration systems.Air refrigeration system , air refrigerator, Bell Coleman cycle,       Reverse Brayton cycle–ideal and actual cycles analysis. Air cycles for             aircraft – simple system, Bootstrap system. Regenerative system,             Reduced Ambient system, concept of dry air rated temperature. 8 lectures    
Unit II   Simple saturated vapor compression  refrigeration system, limitation of reversed Carnot cycle with vapor as a refrigerant, pressure-       volume, temperature–entropy diagram, pressure–enthalpy diagram, Actual vapour compression cycle and deviation from ideal conditions and their effects on cycle performance, use of tables and charts for solving problems, production of low temperature - compound vapour compression and cascade systems.                                       8 lectures  
Unit III   Vapour absorption refrigeration systems, principles, different refrigerants–absorbent combination, ideal and actual systems,    ideal COP of absorption refrigeration systems, solar refrigeration. 7 lectures
Unit IV   Refrigerants types, designation of refrigerants, their properties, desirable properties of an ideal refrigerants, selection of refrigerants, impact of refrigerants on global warming and ozone depletion, global warming potential and ozone depletion           potential, environmentally friendly refrigerants, secondary             refrigerants and its applications.   6 lectures
Unit V   Air Conditioning : Working substance in air conditioning, psychometric    properties - wet bulb temperature, dry bulb temperature, thermodynamic wet temperature, relative humidity, humid specific heat, etc., use of psychometric chart to determine properties, air conditioning processes – sensible and latent heating, humidification and dehumidification, sensible heat factor, bypass factor, mixing of air             streams, summer and winter air-conditioning , industrial air-conditioning.   7 lectures
Unit VI Introduction to steam jet refrigeration, thermoelectric refrigeration, vortex tube refrigeration and pulse tube refrigeration. 6 lectures


  1. Refrigeration & air conditioning – Arora, TMGH
  2. Basic refrigeration – Dosat, MGH
  3. Fundamentals of heat & mass transfer – Dewitt, JW
  4. Heat Transfer, J.P. Holman, MGH

ME 5205 Instrumentation and Control Engineering : 3 Credits (3-0-0)

Unit I Basics of measuring instruments, study of transducers, display and recording instruments.Control system. Feed back. Open & closed loop system. Elements of Electrical, Electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic and Microprocessor based control 10 lectures
Unit II Static and dynamic characteristic of instruments. 7 lectures
Unit III Principles of automotive controls, open and closed loop systems. Transfer function, proportional, derivatives and integral control. 7 lectures
Unit IV Transient and steady state response, frequency response and analysis. 7 lectures
Unit V Root locus method, stability analysis. 6 lectures
Unit VI Principles of hydraulic and pneumatic control. 5 lectures


  1. Automatic Control engineering - F.H.Raven, McGraw Hill
  2. Modern Control engineering - K.Ogata, PHI.
  3. Measurement System : Application & Design - Doeblin., TMH
  4. Instrumentation – Kumar, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi.

ME 5206 Elements of Mechatronics : 3 Credits (3-0-0)

Unit I     Elements of Mechatronics system. Control system. Feed back. Open & closed loop system. Microprocessor based control. Application of Mechatronics system: CNC, Automatic camera, engine management system, FMS, etc., 8 lectures    
Unit II   Digital logic fundamentals: Logic gates: AND, OR, NOT, NOR, XOR, NAND gates. Combination gates. Boolean representation. Sequential logic. Decoder, Flip-flops, and registers. 8 lectures  
Unit III   Sensors &Transducers: LVDT, encoder, Velocity, acceleration sensors, proximity sensors, photo-electric sensors, etc., Sensors in robotics. 10 lectures
Unit IV     Actuators:  Electrical actuators, Solenoids, relays, speed controls, stepper motor control. Mechanical actuators - Hydraulic & pneumatic actuation systems, Valves and its control etc., Mechanical elements: Cam, gear & ratchet drive, Re-circulated ball screw drives, etc. 8 lectures  
Unit V Application of Microprocessor in Mechanical engineering. Programmable Logic controller (PLC): System Block Diagrams, Ladder Diagram: Basic Components and their symbols, switch controlling a solenoid, Temperature control, Cylinder sequencing, Timers, delays, counters, etc., PLC programming 8 lectures


  1. Onwubolu,G.C., Mechatronics – Principles and applications, Elsevier Publications
  2. Mechatronics – Electronics Control Systems in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering – Bolton W., Pearson EducationPvt. Ltd
  3. HMT, Mechatronics, TMH
  4. Singh, M.D & Joshi, J.G, Mechatronics , PHI
  5. De Silva, C.W. Mechatronics: An integrated approach, CRC Press.
  6. Programmable Logic Controller – FESTO Pneumatics, Bangalore

ME 5251 Experimental Techniques : 2 Credits (0-0-4)

Experiments in HMT  lab./ Computer Lab – 2 hrs
Experimental exercises in Computer  lab, Industrial Engg. lab, Metrology & Material Science lab, and Kinematics & Dynamics lab – 2 hrs


Heat & Mass Transfer Lab

  1. Study of convective heat transfer (2 hrs)
  2. Fluidised bed combustion (2 hrs)
  3. Study of RAC systems (2 hrs)
  4. Study of Boiling heat transfer (2 hrs)

Computer lab (8 hrs)

  1. Programming, compilation & running the program and analysis of result of simplex algorithm/ network problems/ simulation methods
  2. Comparison of results above with standard software available in the lab

Kinematics & Dynamics lab

  1. Study of Gyroscope (2 hrs)
  2. Study of reciprocating mass balancing (2 hrs)
  3. Study of cam profiles (2 hrs)
  4. Vibration study on universal vibration apparatus (2 hrs)

Industrial Engineering lab / Metrology & Material Science Lab

  1. Experiment on Physiological Status of Different Subjects (2 hrs)
  2. Practice on Rating in Time Study (2 hrs)
  3. Practice on Method Study and Principles of Motion Economy (2 hrs)
  4. Metallographic study of test specimens [Microscopic] (4 hrs)

List of experiments above may change depending on availability of new equipments


  1. Experimental methods - J. P. Holman
  2. Lab. Manuals

ME 5289 Seminar : 2 Credits (0-0-4)

Seminar I : Self introduction – Students will introduce themselves in 3-4 minutes time each without any aid such as blackboard, powerpoint presentation etc 
Seminar 2 : Students will prepare a report on any non technical/non scientific topic and present the same within 6-7 minutes each
Seminar 3 : Student will prepare and present a complete technical report on any interdisciplinary topic  in 8-10 minutes time each.
Seminar 4 : Students will prepare a complete review report and present any topic related to Mechanical engineering in 12-15 minutes time each.

ME 6101 Energy Conversion Techniques. : 4 Credits (4-0-0)

Unit I     Steam power systems; Steam generator- Introduction (Review)     draught - natural draught, induced draught, forced draught and        balanced draught, manometer draught gauge, calculation of     chimney height, and chimney diameter, condition for maximum     discharge through the chimney, steam jet draught, chimney efficiency. Evaporation rate, performance, boiler efficiency, factor affecting boiler: efficiency, boiler trial, heat balance. 9 lectures    
Unit II   Introduction and classification of steam nozzles, isentropic flow in             nozzle, velocity of steam leaving the nozzle, P-V, h-s and T-s diagram. Classification of stream turbine, simple impulse turbine,     reaction turbine, pressure compounded impulse turbine, velocity       compounded impulse turbine, impulse-reaction turbine, velocity diagrams. 12 lectures  
Unit III   Performances of steam turbine, diagram efficiency, energy converted to heat by friction, stage efficiency, velocity diagram for    Parsons reaction turbine, degree of reaction of turbines. 9 lectures
Unit IV Regenerative cycles, reheat factor, governing of steam turbine, methods of governing, back pressure and pass out turbines. 9 lectures  
Unit V Steam condenser, classification of steam condenser, Jet and surface condenser, types of surface condenser, comparison of Jet and surface condenser, mass of circulating water required in condenser,       air removal methods, vacuum efficiency. 7 lectures
Unit VI Introduction to the non-conventional energy sources, energy         conversion principles, new energy conversion methods, biomass,          biogas, biodiesel, fuel cells and MHD etc. 9 lectures


  1. Principles of energy conversion - A.W.Culp, MGH
  2. Energy conversion (Vol. II &III) - V.Kadambi& Prasad, New Ag
  3. Power Plant Engg – P. K. Nag, TMH
  4. Theory and practice of steam turbines – W. J. Kearton

ME 6102 Numerical Control and CAM : 3 Credits (3-0-0)

Unit I   Introduction to NC advantages and application, point -to -point,   straight line controlling. 7 lectures
Unit II CNC (open and closed loop) DNC machines, Components of NC/CNC machine tools. 7 lectures
Unit III Manual programming, and Computer aided part programming. 7 lectures
Unit IV CAPP. Introduction to CAM - Design and operation problems. Simulation and optimization in FMS, LAN in manufacturing,          communication systems in industries. PLCs, load cells. 7 lectures  
Unit V AGVS, CIM, shop floor control, machine vision, intelligent manufacturing systems.                                                     7 lectures
Unit VI Industrial robotics, Automatic material handling and storage         systems. 7 lectures


  1. Computer control of Manufacturing system - Y.Koren, TMH
  2. Introduction to Computer numerical control - Barry Leatham, Pittam Publishers
  3. Numerical Control and Computer aided manufacturing - T.K.Kundra, P.N.Rao and N.K.Tiwari, TMGH, New Delhi.
  4. Automation, Production system & Computer integrated manufacturing system - M.P.Groover, PHI.

ME 6103 : Power Plant Engineering : 4 Credits (4-0-0)

Unit I   Review of energy generation of electricity, principal type of power             plants, special features, application and future trend of development. Steam Power Plant : Major component of power     plants, fuels, their storage, preparation, handling, feeding, combustion and combustion control. Ash handling and dust collection, cooling towers, feed water treatment plants, insulation, power plant heat balance.   15 lectures
Unit II Nuclear Power Plants : Principle of power generation by nuclear   reaction, fuels for nuclear power plants, preparation and care, components of nuclear reactor, types of nuclear reactor, nuclear       plants of India. 8 lectures
Unit III Diesel and Gas Turbine Power plants : Introduction, field of use, air supply and cleaning system, fuel storage and supply systems, cooling system lubrication and starting systems, comparative study of diesel and gas turbine plants. 7 lectures
Unit IV Hydro-electric Power Plant : Rain fall and run - off measurements            and plotting of various curves for estimating power available with or   without storage, different types of hydel power plants. 8 lectures  
Unit V Site Selection and Economics of Power Plants : Criterion of site     selection of different types of power plants, cost consideration of different types of power plants. Cost consideration for selection of    different equipment, comparison of total cost of different types of power plants, tariff of power, load production methods to meet variable loads.                                                                                                                       10 lectures
Unit VI Non-Conventional Power Generation : Design aspects of geothermal, tidal, wind and solar power plants. 8 lectures


  1. Power plant technology - M.M.El-wakil, MGH
  2. Power plant engg. - P.K.Nag., TMH
  3. Power plant engg – Rajput, Laxmi
  4. Power plant engg. - Black and Veatch, MGH
  5. Power plant engg. - F.T.Morse/li>

ME 6104 Product Design : 3 Credits(2-0-2)

Unit I   Design background : Design theory, Design materials, Human            factors in design, Applied ergonomics, Product development             processes & organizations, Customer needs; Product specification,             Concept generation & selection; Product architecture. 4 lectures
Unit II Product design methods : Creative & Rational, objective trees            method; Establishing functions – Function analysis method; Setting requirements – Performance specifications method; Determining             characteristics – QFD method; Generating alternatives – Morphological chart method; Evaluating alternatives – weighted objectives method, AHP analysis; Design improvement – Value analysis and design strategies. 12 lectures
Unit III Design for manufacture : Estimating manufacturing cost, reducing  component, Assembly & support cost; Design for assembly &  disassembly; Design for environment; Graphics and packaging          design; Prototyping principles & planning 8 lectures
Unit IV Industrial Design : Its need, impact and quality; Industrial design        process and management; Legal issues in product design; Design       resources; Economics & management of product development             projects. 4 lectures  
An Engineering product is to be conceptualized, modeled, designed, fabricated, demonstrated and presented in small groups of four to five students in practice sessions.


  1. 1. Chitale & Gupta – Product Development, TMGH
  2. 2. Monks, J. G. – Operations Management, MGH
  3. 3. Francis, R. L. & White, J. A. – Facility layout and locations, Prentice Hall
ME 6199 : Project – Part I : 2 Credits (0-0-4)
Students will take up a project work from amongst those   floated by the supervisors in the previous semester and             work on the project formulation and planning / literature    review / preliminary design / material estimating / Flow chart      preparation / design of experiments etc. with periodical      presentation and monitoring under the supervision of             guide(s) and project coordinator. A report in soft bound form        is to be submitted and presented as notified by project        coordinator. The project will be continued and completed in          all respects during the following semester. 


ME 6179 : Industrial Training : 2 Credits
On completion of the Industrial training during summer, students will prepare a concise report and submit the same alongwith the training diary and a copy of the certificate to the departmental counselor of T & P as instructed. The same is to be presented as notified by T & P Counselor.
ME 6251 : Advanced Laboratory Practice : 3 Credits (0-0-6)
CFD lab.(2 hrs) : Use of Thermal and flow analysis software available in the department like Fluent, Nashtran etc. Development of learning materials
CADD lab (2 hrs) :
Use of solid modeling, design and analysis using softwares like Ansys, ProE, CATIA etc.
CIM & Fluid power lab (2 hrs) :
Exercises on Hydraulic trainer; Exercises on mechatronics trainer; Job preparation in NC/CNC lathe/milling machines.
ME 6299 : Project – Part II : 4 Credits (0-0-8)
Project (Part I) work carried out in the previous semester will be continued in the current semester to complete fabrication / programming / testing / experimentation / analysis etc. A complete detailed report in hard bound as well as soft forms in requisite numbers are to be submitted to the project coordinator at least fifteen days prior to final presentation duly authenticated by the supervisors / guides. All the students must be present and interact during all presentations.
ME 6290 : Comprehensive Viva : 2 Credits
Comprehensive viva will be conducted by all the faculty members of the department on all subjects. Students will have to produce all the practical records of previous years
ME 6001 Combustion Engineering : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I   Energy sources; Energy scenario, review of general fuel properties & their resources in Indian context. Solid, Liquid & gaseous fuels. 5 lectures  
Unit II   Various refining methods of Fossil fuels and Nuclear fuels; Synthetic and other fuels; hydrocarbon fuel testing. Bio fuels; Fuel cells; Fuel preparation for combustion 8 lectures  
Unit III     Theories of combustion; Burners & Combustors for solid, liquid & gaseous fuels; Fuel chemistry; Thermodynamics of combustion, calculation of temperature and equilibrium flame gas composition for constant pressure and constant volume combustion. 10 lectures    
Unit IV   Premixed flames, theories of flame propagation, factors affecting propagation velocity, effects of turbulence.  Diffusion flames. 6 lectures
Unit V Burning rates of solid and liquid fuels, combustion of liquid, droplet and fuel sprays; Combustion of coal and pulverized particles in air. Combustion in engines. 7 lectures
Unit VI Gas turbine combustion system, Stoichiometric & combustion reactions, Flue gas analysis. 6 lectures
  1. Fuels and combustions - S.P.Sharma & Chander Mohan, TMGH
  2. Introduction to combustion phenomena - A.Murthy Kanury et.al, Gordon &Beach Sc. Pub.
  3. Fuels and fuel technology(Vol I & II) - W. Francis, PHI
  4. Fuels-Solid, Liquid & Gaseous - J.S.S. Brame & J.G. King, MGH
ME 6002 Computational Fluid Dynamics : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I   INTRODUCTION : CFD as a design and research tool, Applications       and impact of CFD; Concepts of finite control volume & infinitesimal fluid elements, analysis with fixed and moving fluid elements, Substantial derivative, Divergence of velocity – its physical 4 lectures  
Unit II   GOVERNING EQUATIONS :Derivation of Continuity equations for             different flow models, conversion from one form of continuity  equation to other forms, Differential form Vs. integral form,             Momentum equation, Energy equation, Forms of equations for viscous and inviscid flows, Boundary conditions, Conservation and non conservation forms, Forms of equations suited for CFD, Shock fitting and shock capturing. 8 lectures  
Unit III     PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS AND DESCRETISATION             : Classification of PDEs, method of determining the type of PDEs, General behaviour of PDEs, Hyperbolic, Parabolic and Elliptic equations, Well posed and Ill posed problems; Finite difference techniques, Difference equation, Explicit and Implicit Approaches, Errors in difference equations, Stability analysis               8 lectures    
Unit IV   INTRODUCTION TO GRID GENERATION : Transformations of equations, Metrics and Jacobians, Transformed versions of governing equations, Stretched grid and Boundary fitted coordinate system 4 lectures
Unit V SIMPLE CFD TECHNIQUES : Crank-Nicolson scheme, Dufort-            Frankel scheme, Lax-Wendroff and MacCormack techniques,             Viscous flows, Conservation form and space marching, Relaxation             technique, artificial viscosity, application in inviscid flows, Vorticity transport method; ADI (Alternating Direction Implicit) technique, Pressure correction technique, SIMPLE algorithm; Programming in FORTRAN/ C/ C++     10 lectures
Unit VI APPLICATIONS : Finite difference method to solve WAVE equation, HEAT equation, POISSON & LAPLACE equations, BURGER equation. Numerical methods applied to nozzle flow, Coutte Flow; Prandtle-Meyer flow and supersonic flow over flat plates; Programming in FORTRAN/ C/ C++; CFD Software 8 lectures
  1. Fundamentals of aerodynamics - J.D.Anderson. Jr., MGH
  2. Aerodynamics for engineers - J.J.Bertin and M.L.Smith, MGH
  3. Introduction to flight - J.D.Anderson. Jr., MGH
  4. Aerodynamics theory - W.F.Durrand, PHI
ME 6004 Prime mover Design : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I   Thermodynamic design of Steam and Gas Turbines; Selection of type, no. of stages and heat drops; Design of blade geometry; Design of nozzles & diaphragm; 10 lectures
Unit II   Design of casings; Design of packing and seals; Shaft design;  8 lectures
Unit III   Selection of bearing; Governing system;  Cooling system and lubrication system;  7 lectures
Unit IV Specific speed and Selection of Hydraulic turbines; Velocity triangles and blade geometry; Volute casing Design; Governing system; Draft tubes.  9 lectures  
Unit V   IC engine design aspects; Design of cylinder and ports; Fuel injection system; Engine Governing system.   8 lectures
  1. Steam Turbine Theory & Practice – W. J. Kearton
  2. Gas turbine theory - Cohen, Rogers and Saravanmutto
  3. Aerothermodynamics of gas turbine and rocket propulsion - G.C.Oates
  4. I.C.Engines - V.L. Maleev.
ME 6005 Compressible Flow : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I   Review of Fluid dynamics and thermodynamics principles and concepts; Generalised energy equation, Energy equation for compressible flow; Compressibility correction factor; Stagnation and Critical state parameters. 6 lectures  
Unit II   Isentropic flow with area change; subsonic & supersonic nozzle & diffuser. Nozzle operation; Nozzle choking; Overexpansion & under expansion 5 lectures  
Unit III   Normal shock analysis, Hugoniot equation. Oblique shock-tangential velocity superposition on normal shock, oblique shock analysis, Shock strength; Weak & strong shocks; Attached & detached shocks; Pressure and entropy changes across a Mach wave. 8 lectures  
Unit IV Isentropic turn of  supersonic flow, Prandtl Meyer flow. Expansion fans and compression waves 5 lectures
Unit V Effects of friction on compressible flow (Fanno flow). Effect of heat transfer (Rayleigh flow); flow choking. Combined effect of friction and heat transfer. Compressible flow measurement: Supersonic wind tunnels. 10 lectures
Unit VI Flight speed measurement, Optical techniques-Schlieren Technique and Interferometer. Computational methods in compressible flow 8 lectures
  1. Fundamentals of Gas Dynamics - R.D.Zucker, Matrix Publication
  2. Gas Dynamics - E.Rathakrishnan, PHI
  3. Dynamics & Thermodynamics of compressible flow (Vol I& II) - A.H.Shapiro, John Wiley
  4. Gas dynamics (Vol. I & II) - Zuckrow & Hoffman, Wiley International
  1. Fundamentals of Gas Dynamics - R.D.Zucker, Matrix Publication
  2. Gas Dynamics - E.Rathakrishnan, PHI
  3. Dynamics & Thermodynamics of compressible flow (Vol I& II) - A.H.Shapiro, John Wiley
  4. Gas dynamics (Vol. I & II) - Zuckrow & Hoffman, Wiley International
ME 6006 Process Equipment Design : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I Preliminary considerations, Design construction and features. 7 lecture
Unit II Stress  analysis of components shells. Thick and thin shells
7 lectures
Unit III Ends, flanges, local attachments, etc. 7 lectures
Unit IV Material selection. Special type of vessels-high pressure applications. 7 lectures  
Unit V Externally loaded vessels, etc. 7 lectures
Unit VI Design system. Use of Codes. 7 lectures
  1. Pressure vessel Design - Van-Nostand, MGH
  2. Process equipment design - M.V.Joshi, McMillan India
  3. Dynamics & Thermodynamics of compressible flow (Vol I& II) - A.H.Shapiro, John Wiley
  4. Material Handling equipment Hand book, MGH
ME 6007 Two Phase Flow and Heat Transfer : 3 Credits (3-0-0
Unit I   Definitions; Properties of mixtures; Review of one- dimension conservation equations in single phase flows. Governing equations for homogeneous, separated and drift- flux, models. 7 lectures  
Unit II Flow pattern maps for horizontal and vertical system; Material handling: solid-liquid and solid-gas system. Particle distribution; Pressure variation. 7 lectures
Unit III Simplified treatment of stratified, bubbly, slug and annular flows. 7 lectures
Unit IV   Thermodynamics of boiling; Pool boiling- onset of nucleation, heat transfer coefficient. Critical heat flux, effect of sub- cooling; flow boiling onset of nucleation, heat transfer coefficients. 7 lectures  
Unit V Condensation-Film and dropwise condensation. 7 lectures
Unit VI Fluidised bed heat transfer. 7 lectures
  1. One dimensional two phase flow - G.B. Wallis, MGH
  2. Convective boiling & condensation - J.B. Colier & J.R.Thorne, Oxford Science
ME 6008 Fluid Power Control Systems : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I Introduction to fluid Power. Hydraulics Vs Pneumatics. Properties of fluid; Energy and power in hydraulic systems; Distribution system; Source of hydraulic power: Positive displacement pumps: types, classifications, construction and operation of Gear, Vane (Constant, variable delivery and pressure compensated) and Piston pumps (In-line and radial type), Efficiency calculation, Pump selection, Pump performance.           8 lectures
Unit II Fluid power actuators: (i) Linear: single acting, double acting and telescopic; Cylinder force, velocity and power; Cylinder cushioning devices; Cylinder mountings. (ii) Rotary or Hydraulic motors: Types – gear, vane and piston types; Torque, power, flow rate and efficiencies; Hydrostatic transmissions. 6 lectures
Unit III Control components in hydraulic system: (i) Flow control valves: needle, pressure and temperature compensated valves; (ii) Pressure control valves: Relief  – direct, compound & pilot operated, pressure -reducing, sequence valve; (iii) Direction control valve: check valve, two way - two position, four way - three position, four way -two positions valves. Center flow path configuration of 3 position d.c.valves: open centre, close centre, tandem centre; Cartridge valves; Manually operated - solenoid operated valves; Servo valves; Proportional control valves. 7 lectures
Unit IV ; Symbols for hydraulic and pneumatic circuits; Hydraulic circuit design and analysis: Speed control circuits such as Meter-in, Meter-out, Bleed-off, and  Regenerative circuits, Unloading circuit, Counter balance circuit, Cylinder synchronization, Accumulator circuits, and Fail safe circuits; Trouble shooting of hydraulic circuits. 7 lectures ;
Unit V Pneumatic – air preparation and components; Basic pneumatics circuits – single & double acting, air pilot control, two step speed, two hand safety circuits, etc. Cascade design of pneumatic circuits. 7 lectures
Unit VI Electric controls of fluid power circuits: electrical components, electrical ladder diagram. Application of pneumatics in low cost automation: Dual cylinder circuits, regenerative circuit, box-sorting system; Programmable logic controllers (PLCs): PLC control of hydraulic/pneumatic cylinder, its ladder diagram; Fluid power maintenance and safety. Experiments on hydraulic and pneumatic circuits. 7 lectures
  1. Fluid Power with applications – Anthony Espositio PHII
  2. Industrial Hydraulics - J.J.Pipenger , McGraw Hill
  3. Oil Hydraulics (Principles and Maintenance) – S.R.Majumdhar TMH
  4. Hydraulic and Pneumatic power & Control - Yeaple Frankline
  5. Pneumatic system - S.R.Majumdar TMH
  6. Fluid power system - A.B.Goodwin
  7. Festo’s Manual on Pneumatic Principle and its applications
ME 6009 Composite Materials: 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I Introduction: materials, fiber reinforcement, matrix materials. 7 lectures
Unit II   Manufacturing processes: hand lay-up, prepeg lay-up, bag molding, autoclave processing, compression molding, resin transfer molding, pultrusion, filament winding. 7 lectures  
Unit III  Micro-mechanics: strength of materials approach, continuum approach; Ply mechanics: co-ordinate systems, off-axis stiffness. 7 lectures
Unit IV Macro-mechanics: description of laminates, laminate moduli, computation of stresses in laminates, 7 lectures
Unit V Types of joints, Mechanics of joints, Damages in joints. 7 lectures
Unit VI Failure criteria: Strength of materials approaches, Fracture mechanics approach. 7 lectures
  1. Mechanics of Composite Materials, R. M. Jones, Taylor and Francis
  2. Mechanics of Composite Materials, S. W. Tsai, Mc Graw Hill International
  3. Mechanics of Composite Materials, A.K. Kaw, CRC Press.
ME 6010 : Internal Combustion Engines : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
  Unit I Review of basics of IC Engines: basic components and nomenclature, classification of IC engines, SI and CI engine, 2- and 4-stroke engine, working principles of engines, Air standard cycles – Carnot cycle, Stirling cycle, Ericson cycle, Otto cycle, Diesel and Dual cycles, comparison of Otto, Diesel & Dual  cycles. 5 lectures
Unit II Fuel-air cycle and their analysis: significance of cycle,  comparison with air standard cycle, basis of cycle analysis, variable specific heat, etc.
Actual cycles and their analysis: time loss factor, heat loss factor, exhaust blowdown
8 lectures
Unit III Fuels: classification, properties, characteristics and rating, Alternate fuels;
Air and fuel induction : Carburetion – factors affecting carburetion, air-fuel mixture and requirements at different loads and speeds, principle of carburetion, and essential parts of carburetor, calculation of air-fuel ratio, compensating devices, types of carburetor. Injection systems – functional requirement, classification, components of injection system, electronic injection systems.
8 lectures
Unit IV Fluid motions in combustion chamber :  turbulence, swirl, tumble, squish, cerevic flow, blowby,
Combustion in SI Engine : stages of combustion, factors influencing flame speed, rate of pressure rise, abnormal combustion – pre-ignition, detonation, factors causing abnormal combustion, combustion chamber for SI Engines
Combustion in CI Engine : stages of combustion, factors influencing delay period, knocking in CI engine, factors causing abnormal combustion, combustion chamber for CI Engines, comparison of knock in SI and CI engine.
9 lectures
Unit V Engine heat transfer : variation of gas temperature, piston and cylinder temperature distribution, heat transfer, parameters affecting engine heat transfer, need for cooling systems, types of cooling system. Fundamentals of engine friction and lubrication. 6 lectures
Unit VI Engine performance parameters such as various efficiencies, average piston speed, specific fuel consumptions, etc.  Engine operating characteristics, heat balance, supercharged and turbo charged engine. Engine emission and their control. 6 lectures
  1. I.C.Engines - Gill and Smith, Oxford & IBH
  2. I.C.Engines - V.Ganeshan, TMGH
  3. I.C.Engines - V.L. Maleev, MGH
  4. I.C.Engines - C.R.Ferguson, John wiley & Sons
ME 6011 Turbomachines : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I Introduction : Dimensional analysis & similitude AS APPLIED TO TURBOMACHINES – Performance laws, incompressible flow analysis, performance characteristics, variable geometry turbomachines (Axial, Radial & Mixed flow machines), specific speed & cavitation, compressible gas flow relations and compressible fluid analysis, inherent unsteadiness of flow within turbomachines 4 lectures
Unit II Two dimensional Cascades : Cascade nomenclature & geometry, Analysis of cascade forces, energy losses, lift & drag, circulation and lift, efficiency of compressor cascades, performance of two-dimensional cascades, cascade wind tunnel & instrumentation, cascade test results, compressor cascade correlations, turbine cascade correlation, comparison of profile loss in a cascade and in a turbine stage, optimum space-chord ratio 6 lectures
Unit III Axial flow turbines-Two dimensional theory : Velocity diagrams, stage losses and efficiency, stage reaction, diffusion within blade rows, design point efficiency, max. total-to-static efficiency of a reversible turbine stage 8 lectures
Unit IV Axial flow compressors and fans : 2-D analysis, velocity diagram & thermodynamics of compressor stage, stage losses & efficiency, reaction ratio & stage loading, Off-design performance, stage pressure rise, pressure ratio in a multistage compressor, estimation of compressor stage efficiency, Axial flow ducted fans, Blade element theory 8 lectures
Unit V RADIAL FLOW THEORY AND ITS APPLICATIONS  : Steam turbines : Losses & efficiencies, work & power calculations, velocity triangles & thermal design; Radial flow Gas turbines : Types of inward flow radial turbines, thermodynamics of IFR turbines, rotor design, nominal design point efficiency, loss coefficients, incidence losses, clearance & windage losses, significance & application of specific speed 8 lectures
Unit VI Centrifugal pumps, fans & compressors : Some definitions, theoretical analysis, Inlet casing and impeller, conservation of rothalpy, diffuser, limitation of inlet velocity, optimum design of pump & compressor inlet, slip factor, performance characteristics, choking in a compressor stage 8 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Fluid mechanics and thermodynamics of Turbomachinery : S. L. Dixon, Elsvier
  2. Pumps, fans and compressors : Cherkasky
  3. Turbines, fans and compressors : S.M. Yahya, Satya Prakashan
  4. Steam Turbine theory and Practice : W.J. Kearton
  5. Steam & Gas turbines : R. Yadav, Central Publishing house
  6. Gas Turbines : V. Ganeshan
ME 6012 Computer Aided Design and Graphics : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I   Computer Technology : Introduction, CPU, memory, input, output, data representation, programming languages (Machine/ assembly/HLL). 7 lectures
Unit II   General design process, computer application for design, introduction of FEM(1-D elastic problems, pre and post processing. 7 lectures
Unit III   Defining the model, technique for geometrical modeling (wire frame/ surface/solid), entity manipulation and data storage. 7 lectures
Unit IV   Standards for CAD, elements of interactive computer graphics (ICG). Applying CAD model in design. 7 lectures
Unit V   Line and circle drawing algorithm, transformation (2D and 3D), character generator, windowing & clipping, splines and Bazier curves. 7 lectures
Unit VI Expanding the capability of CAD: Introduction , A.I in design (expert/knowledge based  system) , Parametric and variational modeling, feature based modeling, design information systems. 7 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. CAD/CAM : Principle, practice and manufacturing - Chris McMahon and Jimmie Browne, Addision Wesley Publishers, London
  2. Computer aided design - Ibrahim Zied, Mc Graw Hill.
  3. Turbines, fans and compressors : S.M. Yahya, Satya Prakashan
  4. CAD/CAM (Computer aided design and manufacturing) - Groover & Zimmers,Jr., PHI.
  5. Computer graphics - Hern and Baker, PHI
ME 6013 Finite Element Methods : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I Introduction,  Fundamental concepts of finite element methods, direct equilibrium method, work or energy method, method of weighted residuals, variational principles, interpolation and shape function, general formulae for element matrices, nodal loads produced by traction and body force. 9 lectures
Unit II One dimensional finite element analysis : linear spring/ plane stress/ space truss (axial displacement) , 1 D torsion (torsional rotation), 1 D heat conduction (temperature), 1 D seepage (fluid potential), FE based on displacement field. Two - Dimensional finite element analysis (using CST) : 2- D stress analysis, 2-D confined seepage analysis, applications of 3-D equations for 2-D analysis (Axisymmetric situation). 10 lectures
Unit III   Two- dimensional isoparametric elements and numerical integration : introduction, four node, quadrilaterals, higher order elements. 7 lectures
Unit IV   Beams : Formulation, load vector, boundary considerations, shear force and bending moment. 7 lectures
Unit V   Computer implementation of FEM : use of symmetry and anti-symmetry conditions in reducing a problems, static condensations, storage scheme for global stiffness matrix, application of boundary condition. 9 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. CAD/CAM : Principle, practice and manufacturing - Chris McMahon and Jimmie Browne, Addision Wesley Publishers, London
  2. Introduction to finite element engineering - T.R.Chandrupatla and A.D.Belegundu,PHI.
  3. Finite elements procedures - K.J.Bathe, PHI.
  4. Finite elements approximations - O.C.Eienkiewicg and K.Morgan, Mc Graw Hill
  5. 4. Finite element method in fluid mechanics - Baker, Mc Graw Hill.
ME 6014 Non Conventional Energy : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I General introduction to non-conventional energy source and systems 7 lectures
Unit II   Solar radiation: measurement, collection, storage, and applications. Solar Energy: Solar system. Design of solar energy operated systems. Photovoltaic devices. 7 lectures
Unit III   Wind energy: Potential evaluation, Types of wind machines: Horizontal and vertical axis wind rotors
performance, Generating systems, applications.
7 lectures
Unit IV Design and evaluation of wind mills. Wind regime analysis. 7 lectures
Unit V Bio-mass: Recycling of agricultural wastes. Conversion technologies, types, digester, 7 lectures
Unit VI MHD, thermoelectric. Thermionic, thermo nuclear fusion technology. 7 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Tribology - B.C. Majumdar, Wheeler Publishing
  2. Introduction to Tribology - Cameron., Longman, London
ME 6016 Propulsion Engineering : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I   Air breathing and non air breathing engines. Piston engine and gas turbine cycles, ideal and real thermodynamic cycle analysis. 7 lectures
Unit II Components performance-intake, combustor, nozzle, turbomachinery, etc. 7 lectures
Unit III Turbojet, turboprop, turbofan engines, ramjet, scramjet and pulsejet. 7 lectures
Unit IV   Performance parameters like thrust, propulsive efficiency, etc. Chemical Rockets. Propellant types, properties, injectors, thrust chamber, burning rate, cryogenic propellant, combustion phenomena. 7 lectures  
Unit V Thrust vector control, ignition, inhibitors. 7 lectures
Unit VI Basic concept of Electrical and Nuclear rockets. 7 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Aerothermodynamics of Air craft engine components - G.C.Oates, MGH
  2. Gas turbine theory - Cohen, Rogers and Saravanmutto, Longman
  3. Aerothermodynamics of gas turbine and rocket propulsion - G.C.Oates, MGH
  4. Rocket propulsion Element, G. P. Sutton, John Wiley & Sons
ME 6017 : Theory of Elasticity : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I Introduction : Elasticity, stress, components of stresses, components of strains, generalised law. Plane Stress and Plane Strain : plane stress and plane strain, stress at a point, strain at a point, differential equation of equilibrium, boundary condition stress function. 2D Problems in Rectangular Co- ordinates. 7 lectures
Unit II Solution by polynomial, stvenant’s principle, determination of displacement. 7 lectures
Unit III Bending of cantilevers loaded at the ends, bending of beams by uniform loads etc. 7 lectures
Unit IV   2D Problems in Polar Co-ordinates: general equation in polar co-ordinates, stress distribution, symmetrical about an axis. Pure bending of curve bars, strain components in polar coordinates. 7 lectures  
Unit V   Displacement for symmetrical stress distribution, rotating disks, bending of a curved bar by a force at the end. 7 lectures
Unit VI Photoelasticity: Experimental method and verification, circular polariscope, photo elastic stress-distribution, determination of principle stresses, 3-dimensional photoelasticity.      7 lectures  
Texts / References:
  1. Theory of elasticity - Timoshenko and Goodier, Mc Graw Hill.
  2. Experimental Stress Analysis- Dally and Riley, Mc Graw Hill.
ME 6018 Boundary Layer Theory : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I   Job, Batch, Mass , Cellular production systems , automation in production systems, MTL and its mathematical models, material handling.  
Unit II AGVS,TTW, Productivity  Engg. , and methods of improvement, cost analysis, marketing and sales, Inventory, production planning and control. lectures
Unit III Automated layout and flow analysis, systems concepts in production systems CAD, CIM . lectures
Unit IV Shopfloor management techniques,  Job card design, work centers, work study, time study applications. lectures
Unit Quality circles, productivity quality teams, works force planning. lectures
V Unit VI TQM,  ISO 9000, Future factories and MAP , Group technology and FMS.  
Texts / References:
  1. Production and Operations Management - Martinch, Wiley Eastern Ltd.
  2. Production and Operations Management - Ralph M. Barnes, Wiley Eastern Ltd.
  3. Modern production and operation management - E.S.Buffa, Wiley Eastern Ltd.
ME 6020 Air and Noise Pollution Control : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
  1. lectures
Unit I   Noise Pollution and Control: Basic information of noise, General noise criteria, Noise emission standards, Identification of noise impacts.
Unit II Impact prediction, assessment of impact significance. 7 lectures
Unit III Air Pollution and Control:  Sources and classification of air pollutants. 7 lectures
Unit IV Meteorology and air pollution, Effect of air pollution. 7 lectures
Unit V Air pollution due to automobile. 7 lectures
Unit VI Control of air pollution by equipment. Air quality emission standards, Air pollution legislation and regulation. 7 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Introduction to environmental engineering - Machinzia ,I.L and D.A.Cornwell, Mc Graw Hill.
  2. Environmental noise pollution and control - G.R.Chhatwal, S. Chand and Co
  3. Environmental engineering - G.Kiely, Mc Graw Hill.
  4. Environmental impact assessment - Larry W. Canter, Mc Graw Hill
ME 6021 Non-Conventional Machining : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I Special machining processes like EDM, ECM. 7 lectures
Unit II AJM and USM. 7 lectures
Unit III LBM, and EBM. 7 lectures
Unit IV Water jet machining. Elevated temperature machining and cold temperature machining. 7 lectures
Unit V Chemical milling, chemical blanking, and chemical engraving. 7 lectures
Unit VI Electroforming and  metal spraying. 7 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Modern Machining processes - Pandey & Shah, TMGH
  2. New Technology – Bhattacharya, Institution of Engineers Pub.(Calcutta)
  3. Environmental engineering - G.Kiely, Mc Graw Hill.
  4. Non- conventional machining - P.K.Misra, Narosa Publishers
ME 6022 Heat Exchanger Design
Unit I   Introduction to hat exchanger, types and constructional details, baffles etc., design criteria, selection of material and type for typical application, use of hand book, and tables, charts. 7 lectures  
Unit II   Design of various type of exchangers such as double pipe counter flow exchanger, double pipe series– parallel exchangers. 7 lectures  
Unit III   Tubular exchangers, tubular gas after cooler, tubular gas inter cooler, atmospheric cooler, electric resistance heater. 7 lectures  
Unit IV Condenser- Horizontal and vertical, surface condenser. 7 lectures
Unit V   Evaporators: raw water evaporators, power plant, make up evaporator, salt water distiller, thermo compression cane sugar evaporator. 7 lectures  
Unit VI Vapourising exchanger, Kettle reboiler, thermosyphon reboiler. Extended surfaces, fix heat exchanger, direct contact transfer equipments. 7 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Process heat transfer – Kern, MGH
  2. Extended surface heat transfer - D.Q.Kern, MGH
ME 6023 Energy Management : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I Energy conversion principles 7 lectures
Unit II Solar Energy: Sources, reserves and technologies Photovoltaic devices. Design of solar energy operated systems.  7 lectures
Unit III Energy management. Planning and management 7 lectures
Unit IV Energy Audit. 7 lectures
Unit V Production and consumption. 7 lectures
Unit VI Conventional and Non-conventional energy applications: Case studies. 7 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Energy management – Callagon, MGH
  2. Industrial Energy Management - V.Kaiser., Technip Publications
  3. Principles of energy conversion - A.W.Calp, MGH
  4. Hand book of industrial energy conservation - S.Davidttu, MGH
ME 6024 Design of Thermal Systems
Unit I     Introduction to thermal systems, concept of design, methodology, morphology. Selection of equipments- Heat Exchanger, fan ,blowers, pumps, heaters etc. specification and criteria Concept of problem, creative input, low sheeting process. 9 lectures    
Unit II Economic, exergy analysis of the process. 6 lectures
Unit III Optimizing the process optimization tools. 6 lectures
Unit IV Modeling thermal system, Simulation, simulation techniques. Case Studies. 7 lectures
Unit V   Design of food freezing plant, Design of cold storage, Design of fluid and thermal systems. 7 lectures
Unit VI Pumps, Blowers, Heat Exchanger, Simulation of a Gas turbine system, Simulation of Desalination plant. 7 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Thermal Designer - W.J.Stoker, MGH
  2. Design of Thermal system - R.F.Boehm, John Wiley & Sons
ME 6025 Design of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I     Review different types of refrigeration system : Air refrigeration system, vapour compression refrigeration system and vapour absorption refrigeration system. Properties of refrigerants. 7 lectures    
Unit II   Component Design : compressor, condenser, evaporator, expansion valve. 7 lectures
Unit III   Regenerative refrigeration cycle, multi stage and cascade air liquifaction cycle, theory and method, chilling, freezing and dehydration. 7 lectures  
Unit IV   Energy approach for efficient system, design aspects of refrigeration system. Design of cold storage, analysis of direct contact systems. 7 lectures  
Unit V   Psychrometry and applied psychrometry. Concept of comfort and comfort conditioning. Design of air conditioning systems. 7 lectures
Unit VI Evaporative cooling in Indian climate, Air distribution system, automatic controls. 7 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Refrigeration and Air conditioning - C.P.Arora, TMGH
  2. Refrigeration and Air conditioning - Manohar Prasad, New Age International
  3. Refrigeration and air conditioning - P.L.Ballaney, Khanna Publishers
  4. Principles of Refrigeration and Air conditioning - Jordan and Prister, MGH
ME 6026 Value Engineering : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I Value Engg. : Concept theory and practice, relevance to Indian Scenario, Value Engg. 8 lectures
Unit II Job plan and techniques, Phases of VE, functional, creative, evaluation, investigation, implementation, kinds of value, value analysis. 8 lectures
Unit III Fundamental analysis- family tree, logic question, numerical evaluation FAST diagram. 6 lectures
Unit IV Function cost analysis, worth, project selection, team selection, VE case studies, production and productivity. 7 lectures
Unit V Herringbone diagram, VE application in discards vendor assistance. 7 lectures
Unit VI Expertise various check list and  audit. Quantity analysis. 6 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Value Engineering., - S.S.Iyer, New Age International
  2. Managing quality concepts and tasks - N.S.Sreenivasan, TMGH
  3. Aesthetics and motivations in arts and science - K.C.Gupta.
ME 6027 : Non Prime mover Design : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I   Design of centrifugal pumps : Design inputs and Specific speed calculation; Selection of type, no. of stages specific diameter etc; Velocity triangles; Layout preparation 8 lectures  
  Unit II   Design of blade geometry;  Design of guide vanes 5 lectures
  Unit III   Design of volute casings;  5 lectures  
Unit IV   Selection of bearing & lubrication system;  Design of packing and seals; Shaft design 6 lectures  
Unit V Design of reciprocating pumps : Design inputs, Selection of no. of stages, and types of cylinders 4 lectures
Unit VI   Design of cylinder and valves; Design of suction & delivery systems; 7 lectures  
Unit VII Design & selection of other accessories like strainer, crank & slider mechanism, Pressure vessel etc. 7 lectures
ME 6028 Vibration Analysis : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I Single degree of freedom (SDF),  free vibration. 7 lecture
Unit II SDF force vibration-single degrees of freedom, Introduction to multi degrees of freedom, Multi degree of freedom system. 7 lectures
Unit III Vibration isolation, base excitation, vibration instruments. 7 lectures
Unit IV Two degree freedom system. 7 lectures
Unit V Dynamic vibration, absorber. 7 lectures
Unit VI Transverse vibration of two and three rotors systems. Torsional vibration of two and three degree rotor system, critical speed. 7 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Theory of Vibration - W.T. Thompson, CBS Publisher.
  2. Theory of Vibration - Groover, Nem Chand & Brothers
  3. undamentals of Mechanical Vibrations- S. G. Kelly, Mc Graw Hill
ME 6029 Mechanical Handling Of Materials : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I   Definition of material handling; Classification of materials, bulk load, unit load, their characteristics. Classification of mechanical handling equipments; different types of elevators and lowerers for handling materials in bulk and for unit loads and their working principles and estimation of handling capacity. 9 Lectures  
Unit II   Belt conveyor; Picking belts, their construction, capacity and power requirements; other conveyors like apron, steel plate and slat conveyors; flight and screw conveyors; vibrating and oscillating trough conveyors- estimation of their handling capacity and power requirement. 9 Lectures  
Unit III   Automatic feeding devices for elevators and conveyors. Gravity chutes and gravity roller runways, humper, stacker and gadget; live rollers; pneumatic and hydraulic methods of conveying; endless rope and chain haulage; Aerial ropeways, monorails, telphers and blast furnace hoists. 9 Lectures  
Unit IV Loading/ unloading and operation of railway wagons, motor trucks and fork lift trucks. 5 Lectures
Unit V Wire ropes, pulley blocks, crab winch, grabs and lifting magnets; different types of cranes. 5 Lectures
Unit VI Definition and types of robots- basic concept, working principle and application of robotics; manipulators. 5 Lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Material Handling Systems and Terminology, Edward Frazelle, Lionheart Pub
  2. Plant Layout and Material Handling, Fred E. Meyers, Prentice Hall
  3. Manufacturing Facilities Design and Material Handling, Meyers, Stephens, Prentice Hall
ME 6030 Metal Casting Technology : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I   Foundry Industry in India, Asia and world, Role of WFC, AFC  and IFC. 7 lectures  
Unit II CAD/CAM in pattern design and manufacture. 5 lectures
Unit III     Near net shape casting processes, squeeze casting, centrifugal casting, die casting, fused diffusion methods, high pressure moulding processes, resin binders.   7 lectures  
Unit IV   Foundry mechanization and automation. Computer charging systems for cupola, arc and induction furnaces, automatic pouring systems.   7 lectures  
Unit V   Solidification simulation, computer aided gating and riser design and methods, ISO 9000 / IS 14000 systems in foundry.   7 lectures  
  Unit VI Energy conservation in foundry, manufacturability  of castings, GT and FMS application in foundry. PLCs  and loaded chains in foundry, productivity if foundry production economics, Industrial Robotics.   9 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Metal Casting - T.V.Rama Rao, TMGH
  2. Foundry Engg., - H.F.Taylor, M.C.Fleemings, J.Walff, Wiley Eastern Ltd
  3. Principles of metal casting - Heina, Loper, Rosenthal, MGH
ME 6032 Tool Design : 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I Tools, their functions in the manufacturing process. General considerations in their design. 7 lectures
  Unit II     Jigs and fixtures. Design of locating, clamping and guiding element and their integration.   7 lectures  
Unit III   Sheet metal working tools, tools for blanking, bending and drawing operation.   7 lectures
Unit IV   Unit V Forging dies, die-casting dies. Die for processing.   Gauges and inspection of fixtures. 7 lectures   7 lectures
Unit VI Tool layout and cam design for automats, Auto CAD , Pro-Engineer   7 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Fundamentals of tool design :ASTME - F.W.Wilson, MGH
  2. Tool design - C.Donaldson, MGH
  3. Tool design - C.B.Cole, MGH
ME 6034 Industrial Robotics: 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I   Introduction to Robotics, classification of robots and manipulators, industral applications of Robots. 7 lectures  
Unit II Design criteria for end effectors. 7 lectures
Unit III   Kinematics and dynamics of linkage with special emphasis to the open loop controls. 7 lectures  
Unit IV Actuators and drive elements, robot sensors and vision. 7 lectures
  Unit V     Control of robots and manipulators, robot programming. 7 lectures  
Unit VI Problems related to design of grippers and robot models.   7 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Robotics for engineers - Y.Koren, MGH
  2. Robotics - J.J.Craig, Addison Wesely Longman
  3. Robotics - K.S.Fu, R.C.Gonzales & C.S.G.Lee., MGH
  4. Industrial Robotics- Ganesh S. Hegde, second Edition
ME 6036 Production Planning and Control: 3 Credits (3-0-0)
Unit I Forecasting and methods of forecasting. 7 lectures
Unit II Product design and development. 7 lectures
Unit III Product planning and process planning. 7 lectures
Unit IV Loading and scheduling of production systems. 7 lectures
Unit V Dispatching and different types of dispatching for PPC. 7 lectures
  Unit VI   Production control methods, Systems concepts in PPC. 7 lectures
Texts / References:
  1. Production , Planning and Control - Samuel Eilon, Universal Book Co.
  2. Production , Planning and Control - J.R..King, Pergamon Press
  3. Production and Inventory Control - Plossi and Wight, TMGH
  4. Production and Operations Management- K.C.Arora