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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Diploma 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: Diploma module in Mechanical Engineering (equivalent to B.Tech Year I and Year II )

Year I Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P C
ME3101 Production Engineering-I 3 0 0 3
ME3102 Thermodynamics 3 1 0 4
ME3103* Comprehensive Mechanics 3 1 0 4
ME3151* Comprehensive Workshop– I 0 0 6 3
ME3152* Comprehensive Mechanical Drawing 0 0 6 3
Year I : Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P C
ME3201 Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics 3 1 0 4
ME3202 Production Engineering - II 4 0 0 4
ME3251 Workshop Practice 0 0 6 3
Year II Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P C
ME4101 Theory of Machines 4 0 0 4
ME4102 Energy Conversion Principles 4 0 0 4
ME4103 Strength of Materials 4 0 0 4
ME4104 Fluid Machines 3 0 2 4
ME4151 Machine Drawing 0 0 6 3
ME4152 Experimental Methods and Measurements 2 0 4 4
Year II : Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P C
ME4201 Production Cost and Quality Management 4 0 0 4
ME4202 Design of Machine Elements 3 1 0 4
ME4203 Engineering Metallurgy 4 0 0 4
ME40** Elective 4 0 0 4
ME4299 Project 0 0 6 3


ME 3101 Production Engineering – I : 3 Credits (3-0-0 3)
Unit I Introduction to basic manufacturing processes : Metal casting, Metal forming, Metal joining, and  Metal cutting. 6 lectures
Unit II Pattern making: Types of patterns, application, pattern materials. 5 lectures
Unit III Moulding and core making: organic and inorganic binders, Moulding materials & their properties, Moulding processes and Core making. Melting furnaces, Felting and heat treatment of castings, inspection, and defects. 9 lectures
Unit IV Plastic deformation of metals, recrystalization. Deformation by slip and twinning, Hot/warm forming, cold forming. rolling, forging, forgeability, drawing, shearing, punching, stamping. Piercing, coining and extrusion. 10 lectures
Unit V Classification of welding processes and applications. Arc welding, TIG welding, MIG welding. MAG welding; Gas welding, Soldering and brazing 12 lectures
  • 1. Fundamental of Metal machining and machine tools – Boothroyd, MGH
  • 2. Manufacturing Technology (Vol I & II) - P.N.Rao, TMGH
  • 3. Production Engg. Sciences - P.C.Pandey & C.K.Singh, Standard Book Publishers
  • 4. A course in Workshop technology - B.S.Raghuwanshi, Dhanpat Rai & Sons
ME 3102 Thermodynamics : 4 Credits (3-1-0)
Unit I Introduction and Scopes: thermodynamics systems, surroundings, open system and closed systems, thermodynamics states, process and cycles, microscopic and microscopic point of view, properties-         Intensive and Extensive properties, thermodynamic equilibrium, Quasi-state processes, Zeroth law of thermodynamics, heat and work            transfer, path function and point function, P-V diagrams, work done at moving boundary for a quassi-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.                                                          7 lectures
Unit II  Second Law of Thermodynamics : 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. Corrolaries of second law of thermodynamics, reversible cycle and its efficiency, thermodynamic temperature scale, Claussius inequality, enthalpy, entropy change during process. Temperature –Entropy diagrams, principle of entropy increase.    7 lectures
Unit III Properties of Pure substances: use of properties, table and charts of      pure substance.
Properties of Gases and gas mixtures: ideal gases, equation of state, gas laws, Dalton’s law of partial pressure, entropy of gas mixtures, etc.                                                                                          
5 lectures
Unit IV Concept of available energy, availability and irreversibility.
Thermodynamics relations, equilibrium and stability: Maxwell’s    equation, coefficient of expansion and compressibility, specific heat relations, Tds equations, energy equation, Joule-kelvin effect, Claussius-clapeyron equation, Gibbs phase rule, types of equilibrium.
7 lectures
Unit V Vapour power cycles: Rankine cycle, modified Rankine cycle, efficiency calculations, reheat, regenerative cycle, steam power cycles. Gas power cycles: Carnot cycle, Otto cycle, diesel cycle, dual cycle, brayton cycle, efficiency of cycles, mean effective pressure, effect of -  regeneration, reheating and intercooling on Brayton cycle, comparison of Otto, diesel and dual cycle.                             8 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, Newton law of cooling,         concept of free and force convections and simple problems, Radiation        heat transfer, Stefan–Boltzman law.                                       8 lectures


  • 1. Engineering Thermodynamics - P. K. Nag, TMGH
  • 2. Introduction to Thermodynamics – Rogers & Mayhew, Pearson
  • 3. Heat and Thermodynamics – Zemansky, MGH
  • 4. Fundamentals of Thermodynamics - Sontag. Borgnakke, MGH
ME 3103 Comprehensive Mechanics: 4 Credits (3-1-0)
Unit I   Inertia and moving frames of reference; Free Body Diagram; Internal and External forces; laws of Mechanics; concept of moment, equilibrium principle.                                                                     6 lectures


Unit II   Simple structures: Types of structures, analysis by the method of Joints and the method of Sections. 6 lectures


Unit III   Static Analysis of systems with friction: Friction and impending motion, rolling       resistance, sliding and rolling of cylinders. 6 lectures


Unit IV       Centroid, centre of mass, centre of gravity, concept of first moment, centroid of a length, centroid of an area, Theorem of Pappusand  Guldinus, centroid of a volume etc.,  Moment of Inertia: parallel axes and Perpendicular axis theorems. Moment of inertia of composite section 6 lectures
Unit V     Kinematics of Rigid Body: Types of motion, fixed axis rotation, plane motion of a rigid body, instantaneous centre of rotation, relative velocity and acceleration for points on a rigid body. Coriolis acceleration 8 lectures
Unit VI Dynamics of a Rigid Body: D’Alembert’s principle, translation of a rigid body, rotation of a rigid body about a fixed principal axis, plane motion of a rigid body, general motion of a rigid body. Projectiles & SHM; Impact of Two Bodies: Co-efficient of restitution, plane centre of collision, collision of a small body with massive body; Work, power & energy principles 10 lectures

Text/References :

  • 1. Statics and dynamics - Merium&Kraige, WSE
  • 2. Engineering Mechanics – Timoshenko and Young, Tata McGraw Hill
  • 3. Engineering Mechanics – Shames, PHI, New Delhi
  • 4. Engineering Mechanics – R.K. Bansal, Laxmi Publication.
ME 3151 Comprehensive Workshop - I : 3 Credits (0-0-6)
Introduction to safety aspects in workshop and different tools (functions, types and specifications) used in different shops. Introduction to woodworking, kinds of woods, hand tools and wood working machines etc.; Simple joints (2-3 jobs). Pattern making Introduction to gas and arc welding ; Soldering and brazing Practice; Job preparation by welding. Principal parts of tool, tool geometry, Demonstration on lathe m/c: Various parts & its functions, job & tool holding procedure, operational aspects etc., Simple jobs on center lathe involving plain turning, step turning, taper turning and facing. Practice in shaping machine, drilling machine and grinding machine. Different types of lathe operations. Calculations of cutting speed, material removal rate and machining time for lathe, drill and shaping machines.
Exercises :

Welding Practice 2 hrs; Carpentry 2 hrs (2-3 joints+1 Pattern making); M/C shop 2 hrs


Workshop Technology (Vol I & II) – Hazra & Chowdhury

ME 3152 : Comprehensive Mechanical Drawing : 3 Credits (0-0-6)

[In this course no separate lecture classes will be held. Necessary lecture and instructions will be delivered during Practice classes.]

Unit I Manipulating & use of drawing equipment & instruments. Lines, Lettering dimensioning. Geometrical constructions. Engineering. Curves 4 lectures
Unit II Fundamentals of points, straight lines, planes & solids. Isometric & orthographic projection. 4 lectures
Unit III Introduction to I.S. Codes, Limits, fits & tolerances. Assembly drawings. 3 lectures
Unit IV Sectional views, Conventional symbols used in drawing, Free hand sketching, Reading of drawing. Surface development 3 lectures
  • 1. Elementary Engineering Drawing - N.D.Bhatt and Panchal, Charotar Publishing House.
  • 2 Machine Drawing - N.Siddeswar, et.al., Tata McGraw Hill.
  • 3 Production Drawing – K.L. Narayana and Reddy, New Age
ME 3201 Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics : 4 Credits (3-1-0)
Unit I INTRODUCTION: Characteristics of fluids; Continuum principle; Units & dimensions; Properties (Density, Pressure, Compressibility, Viscosity & Surface tension, Capillarity) of fluids; Classification of fluids; Different types of flow (Steadiness, uniformity and dimensionality of flow; Laminar & turbulent flow); Control volume &system approach. Reynolds Transport equation. 4 lectures
Unit II FLUID STATICS: Pressure variation with position in static mass of fluid; Pressure measurement – Barometer, Manometers & pr. gauges; Hydrostatic thrust on immersed plane & curved surfaces; centre of pressure; Buoyancy; Metacentre; Stability &equilibrium of immersed      and floating bodies. 7 lectures
Unit III KINEMATICS OF FLUIDS: Velocity & acceleration; Rotational &   irrotationalflow; Circulation &vorticity; Flow characteristics – streamline, streakline&pathline; Velocity potential & stream function;           Flow net; Basic flows and the corresponding velocity potential &            stream functions.                                                                      6 lectures
Unit IV FLUID DYNAMICS: Fundamental & subsidiary governing equations; Continuity equation; Reynolds Equation, Navier-Stokes equation (Statement only); Euler’s equation of motion;Bernoulli’s equation; Application of Bernoulli equation –Pitot tube, Venturimeter, nozzle &orifice; Kinetic Energy Correction Factor & Momentum Correction Factor; Total Energy Line & Hydraulic Grade Line; Momentum           Equation & its applications ( 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; 10 lectures
Unit V DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS: Dimensional homogeneity; Buckingham    π- theorem; Important dimensionless parameters & their significance; Definitions of geometric, kinematic & dynamic similarities; Introduction to model testing. 4 lectures
Unit VI LAMINAR & TURBULENT FLOW: Flow between fixed and moving       parallel plates; Flow through Circular pipes; Flow through annulus; Shear stress & velocity distribution; Turbulent flow in pipes; Different losses for flow through pipes; Darcy-Weisbach equation, Moody’s diagram; Pipes in series & Pipes in parallel; Power transmission    through pipes.                                                                         4 lectures
Unit VII OPEN CHANNEL FLOW: Steady flow energy equation for open          channels; Chezy’s formula, Mannings formula; Best channel section; Rectangular & Triangular notches; Shallow water flow; Hydraulic       jump. Flow analogy between open channel flow & compressible flow. 7 lectures


  • 1. Mechanics of fluids, Massey, Nelson Thornes, U.K.
  • 2. Fluid Mechanics, Douglus, J.F. et al. Pearson Education Pte. Ltd.
  • 3. Fluid Mechanics, Som, S. K.
  • 4. Fluid Mechanics – F. M. White - TMH
  • 5. Fluid Mechanics, Mohanty, A. K., PHI
  • 6. Fluid Mechanics, Jain, A. K., Khanna
ME 3202 Production Engineering-II : 4 Credits (4-0-0)
Unit I


Fundamentals of metal cutting,  Tool geometry, tool signature in ASA and ORS, characteristics of tool materials


7 lectures


Unit II


Mechanism of chip formation. Calculation of cutting speed and forces, tool life. Parameters that affect tool life, cutting fluid.
9 lectures
Unit III


General purpose machine tools and their operations/mechanisms. Various metal cutting operations : Turning, milling, drilling, shaping, planning and grinding. Advanced topics in machine tool operations and force analysis;
12 lectures
Unit IV


Indexing of milling machines, gear cutting/hobbing , thread rolling, die sinking
Flow Energy Equation;
7 lectures
Unit V Grinding : Types and Applications; Grinding wheels; Abrasives, binders; various types of grinding machines


5 lectures


Unit VI Newer and advanced machining processes : Introduction on USM, ECM, EDM, Water jet machining; Wire cut machining


6 lectures
Unit VII NC and CNC lathe and milling machines; Introduction to NC & CNC programming.    


9 lectures


  • 1. Manufacturing science - Ghosh&Mallick, East West Press
  • 2. Fundamentals of Metal cutting and Machine tools - G.Boothoyd., MGH
  • 3. Manufacturing Technology : Metal cutting & Machine Tool – Rao, TMH
  • 4. Production Technology - HMT Publication, TMH
  • 5. Non conventional machining - P.K.Misra, Narosa Publishers
ME 3251 Workshop Practice – I (Machine shop & CIM lab): 3 Credits (0-0-6)

Machine shop Practice (4 hrs) : Practice on Job preparation as per specification involving different operations in different machine tools turning, threading, boring, shaping, drilling, grinding, milling etc. Demonstration of available non conventional machining processes.

CIM lab Practice (2 hrs) :
CNC-1: CNC Lathe Machine (2 weeks)
  • a) Understand operation procedures of the machine
  • b) Demonstration of operating procedure with the help of a work piece.
  • c) Understand safety operations. 
CNC-2: CNC Milling Machine (2 weeks)
  • a) Understand operation procedures of the machine
  • b) Demonstration of operation procedure with the help of a work piece.
  • c) Understand safety operations.
Robotics (1 week)
  • a)Understand the operational procedure of SCARA Robot & mobile robot, and
  • b) Understand the applications of robotics in advanced manufacturing
Measurement-2: Surface Roughness Measurement with Surf Tester (1 week)
  • a) Understand the concepts and procedures of the measurement of surface roughness.
  • b) Understand the procedures of representing the results obtained in step-1


Workshop Technology (Vol I & II) – Hazra&Chowdhury
ME 4101 Theory of Machines: 4 Credits (4-0-0)
Unit I Introduction: Purpose, kinematics and kinetics, mechanism and      structures and their inversions, elements of Kinematic chain,        miscellaneous types of mechanism. Kinematics Fundamental.      Degree of freedom and its determination, lower pairs and higher           pairs, types             of motions, links, joints and kinematic chains,             inversions, Grashoff’s            criteria. 9 lectures
Unit II Velocity Analysis : Definitions of velocity (rigid body mechanics),     graphical velocity analysis, instantaneous centres of velocity,     velocity analysis with instantaneous centres, centroids. 9 lectures
Unit III Analytical solution of velocity analysis : Four bar linkages, velocity           analysis of  bars, slider crank mechanism, Whitworth quick return         mechanism. 9 lectures
Unit IV Acceleration Analysis : Definition of acceleration of the mechanism, graphical acceleration analysis, Analytical solution of acceleration analysis : four bar linkages, slider crank mechanism, Coriolis acceleration, acceleration of n bars; 10 lectures
Unit V Gear Trains : Introduction, rolling cylinder, fundamental law of gearing. Involute tooth form pressure angle, simple gear train,        compound gear train, epicycle gear train, or planetary gear trains, transmissions. 10 lectures
Unit VI Balancing : Introduction, static and dynamic balancing of rotating masses. Brakes and Dynamometers : Different types of brakes and Dynamometers, Working principles, Applications. 9 lectures
  • 1. Theory of Machines & mechanism - R.L.Nortan, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi.
  • 2. Theory of Machines & mechanism - Shiegley&Uicker, Mc Graw Hill.
  • 3. Theory of machines - Rattan., Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi
  • 4. Theroy of machines - Beevan., CBS Publications, New Delhi.
ME 4102 : Energy Conversion Principles : 4 Credits (4-0-0)
Unit I

Principles of thermo–mechanical Energy conversion; I.C. & E.C. engines, gas turbines, steam turbines. Combustion process : Fuels, combustion reactions, complete and incomplete combustions, calculation of air requirement, theoretical  and actual air-fuel ratios, flue gas analysis, combustion in boilers.

10 lectures
Unit II

I.C Engines : Classification of I.C.Engines, two stroke, four stroke engines, spark ignition (S.I )  engines, compression ignition (C.I), Engines Carburetion and fuel injection systems, cooling system of I.C.Engines. Multi-cylinder engines, indicated and Brake Power of S.I. and C.I. engines. Brake mean effective pressures, engines efficiencies, performance analysis of I.C.Engines, testing of I.C. engines, testing of I.C. engines, heat balance.

8 lectures
Unit III

Steam Power Systems : Components of steam power systems, Rankine cycle & modified Rankine cycle, Steam generators- Introduction  and  classification, FTB & WTB, mountings and accessories of boiler, Boiler performance ( Introduction only).

13 lectures
Unit IV

Gas Turbines : Gas turbine closed and open cycles  for gas turbines, Basic Closed cycles, Analysis of Brayton or Joule cycle, machine efficiencies, optimum pressure ratio for maximum cycle output, optimum pressure ratio for maximum thermal efficiency

8 lectures
Unit V

Introduction to Jet Propulsion, specific thrust-thermal efficiency, propulsive efficiency and ram efficiency of Jet plane, gas turbine cycle with heat exchanger or generator, gas turbine cycles with inter-cooling and reheating, multi-shaft system turbines in series, an advanced automotive gas turbine engine concept.

8 lectures
Unit VI

Reciprocating Air Compressors:   Introduction and workingprinciples with constructional details , single stage compressor, equation of shaft work isothermal and adiabatic efficiency, clearance  and clearance volume equation of work with conversional P-V diagram with clearance volume, volumetric efficiency, influence of polytropic index on mass flow rate and power of compressor, Multistage reciprocating air compressor intercooler, mean effective pressure and indicated power, mechanical efficiency, air motor, control of compressor, performance of two stage compressor.

9 lectures
  • 1. Principles of energy conversion - A.W.Culp, MGH
  • 2. Energy Conversion : (Vol. I,II,&III) - V.Kadambi&M.Prasad, TMGH
ME 4103 Strength of Materials: 4 Credits (4-0-0)
Unit I

Introduction to Strength of Materials : Stress, Strain, Hooke’s law, relationship  of elastic constants, concept of direct stresses, shear stresses, thermal stresses, resistance etc. Stress, strain relationship, Equilibrium equation (2-D), Strain displacement relationship. Biaxial Tension and Compression. Compound stress and strain, Principal stress and strain, strain rosettes, Mohr’s circle diagram for stresses.

10 lectures
Unit II


Torsion : Torsion of circular shaft, Angle of twist, torque, Morse Power, spring (helical, leaf, etc). Stresses in Beams : Shear force and Bending moment diagrams, Deflections; Point of inflexion. Point of contraflexture.

10 lectures
Unit III

Bending stresses in beams, various shapes of cross sections of beams, Shear stresses in beams, its variation over different cross-sections.


9 lectures
Unit IV

Introduction to deflection of beams. Double Integration Method, Moment area method, Castigliano’s theorem

9 lectures
Unit V

Theories of failures: Maximum principle stress, maximum shear stress theory, Mohr’s diagram, Maximum strain theory, total strain energy theory, octahedral shearing stress theory, Graphical comparison.

9 lectures
Unit VI

Theory of Column and Strut: Eccentric Loading of a short strut, long column, Euler’s Column formula, Secant’s formula, Empirical Column formula.

9 lectures
  • 1. Strength of materials – Rattan, TMH
  • 2. Strength of Material - G.H.Ryder, McMillan; ELBS Edition.
  • 3. Strength of Materials – Nash, Schaum series, MGH
  • 4. Elementary of strength of material - Timoshenko & Young, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi
ME 4104 Fluid Machines : 4 Credits (3-0-2)
Unit I Reynolds’s transport equation and its application to different kinds of fluid machines. 7 lectures
Unit II Impulse-Momentum Principle; Angular momentum conservation principle; Impact of jets on (i) plane (stationary, inclined & moving plate) and (ii) curved plates with jet strikes tangentially, series of vanes; Force exerted, work done, and efficiency. 5 lectures
Unit III Centrifugal pump: classification, components &its working; Velocity triangles, head developed, work done, losses, efficiencies and specific speed; Pumps in series and parallel;  NPSH, priming, cavitation; Performance characteristics. Reciprocating pump: classification, &its working; Indicator diagram; discharge, head developed and power; Effect of acceleration of piston, friction on pipes and maximum pump speed; Air vessels: working, power saved and flow ‘from or into’ air vessel. 8 lectures
Unit IV Hydraulic turbines: classification. Impulse turbine: Pelton wheel – construction, analysis of force on the buckets, work done, power generation and efficiencies.   6 lectures
Unit V Reaction turbines: (i) Francis: construction, work done, runner design, and efficiencies. (ii) Kaplan: construction, Kaplan Vs Propeller and Francis turbines; Governing of turbines; Draft Tubes; Cavitation; Performance Characteristics; Comparison of Specific speeds of hydraulic turbines. 8 lectures
Unit VI Miscellaneous Hydraulic machines: Construction and working principles of Gear pump & screw pump; Fluid coupling and Torque converter; Hydraulic ram; Accumulator; Hydraulic jack; Rotary Compressors, Blowers & Fans. 8 lectures
  • 1. Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic machines - R.K.Bansal, Laxmi
  • 2. Hydraulic machines - R.K.Rajput, S. Chand
  • 3. Hydraulic machines - Jagadishlal
  • 4. Pumps, fans, compressors –Cherkasky
ME 4151 Machine Drawing : 3 Credits (0-0-6)
Conventional Drawing &Drafting :

Classification of Machine drawing. Assembly and parts drawing; Parts listing; Assembly drawing from details drawing: Power transmission unit, engine parts, machine tool parts, tool drawing & miscellaneous parts. Toleranced dimensional drawing. Exercises involving use of ISI conventions in drawing.

Computerized drafting techniques :

Introduction to AutoCAD and other drafting and solid modeling packages viz. Mechanical desktop, Pro-E, CATIA etc., basic commands drawing simple figures, dimensioning  sectional views, three dimensional drawing.

  • 1. Machine Drawing - K.L.Narayana, et.al., New Age
  • 2. Production drawing - K.L.Narayana, et.al., New Age
  • 3. Auto CAD Manual.
ME 4152 : Experimental Methods : 4 Credits (2-0-4)
Unit I Planning of experiments; Error analysis 4lectures
Unit II   Classification of Instruments; their characteristics; Instruments used to measure flow, temperature, velocity & pressure 7 lectures  
Unit III Measurement of threads, angles & surface roughness; Limit gauges; Comparators 6 lectures
Unit IV   Calibration of Instruments : Methods &analysis   5 lectures
Unit V Material properties for metals & non metals 6 lectures

Experiments related to IC Engines, Thermal Engineering & Metrology lab (2 hrs/week)

Experiments related to Strength of Materials, Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines (2 hrs/week)

  • 1. Experimental Methods, J. P. Holman, MGH
  • 2. Engineering Metrology, R. K. Jain, Khanna Publishers
  • 3. Mechanical Measurements, Thomas G. Beckwith & Lewis Back, Addison Wesely Longman
  • 4. Industrial Instrumentation, John, Wiley Eastern Ltd.
ME 4201 : Production Cost and Quality Management : 4 Credits (4-0-0)
Unit I   Elements of cost-prime cost, overheads, depreciation cost, cost procedures. Material and wage calculations, estimating sales price 9 lectures  
Unit II       Estimation of machining time. Production costs – casting, forging, fabricated items, machined components. Time value of products. Depreciation of machines, Opportunity cost 9 lectures    
Unit III Project Management; PERT & CPM; Method study, works management; Time study calculation; Calculation of incentives 10 lectures  
Unit IV Shop floor management, Organizational hierarchy, Production planning and control, inventory control models 10 lectures
Unit V   Quality concepts. Techniques for product quality analysis, Total quality management,  Quality Circles; Quality standards 9 lectures
Unit VI Quality Planning, classification of characteristics, Quality Audit & documentation. 8 lectures
  • 1. Fundamentals of quality control & improvement – Mitra, PHI
  • 2. Production & operation management – Martinich, WSE
  • 3. Industrial Management – Rawat, Khanna Publishers
  • 4. Quality planning & analysis - J.Juran, TMGH
  • 5. Principles of Cost accounting - N.K.Prasad, Khanna Publishers
  • 6. Principles of Management – Koontz, MGH
ME 4202 Design of Machine Elements : 4 Credits (3-1-0)
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 and hardness, impact properties, creep and temperature properties, different engineering materials and their properties. Tutorials 8 lectures      
Unit II   Design of Rivets, Screws, Bolts and Connections, mechanics of power screws, bolted joints in tension, compression, torque requirements, bolt  preloading. 8 lectures  
Unit III Design of Joints: 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.   6 lectures
Unit VI Mechanical spring: Stresses in helical springs, deflection equation, design against static load, helical torsion spring, multi leaf nipping.   6 lectures

1. Design of Machine elements - V.B.Bandari, TMH.
2. Mechanical Engg. Design – Shiegley, TMH
3. Design of machine elements - J.E.Shiegley and Micheke, McGraw Hill.
4. Design of machine elements - M.F.Spott, PHI.
5. Machine Design – Sharma &Agarwal, Khanna Publishers

ME 4203 Engineering Metallurgy:4 Credits (4-0-0)
Unit I Classification of metals and alloys and their engg. applications.  Properties of metals and alloys – chemical, physical, mechanical and metallurgical. 6 lectures
Unit II     Metal bonds & bond energy; Crystallographic structure of materials – Unit cells, packing efficiency and coordination number; BCC & FCC structure; Bragg’s law, Miller Indices; Crystallization, recrystallization and grain growth; Crystal defects >  >7 lectures  
Unit III Production of iron and its metallurgical properties. 6 lectures
Unit IV Production of steel and its metallurgical properties. 6 lectures
Unit V Iron–carbon phase equilibrium diagram, Time Temperature Transformation diagram, Heat treatment of steels and cast irons.  6 lectures
Unit VI Compositions and applications of Cast Iron, steels, alloy steels, I.S specifications. 6 lectures
Unit VII   Composition and application of aluminium alloys, Copper and Zinc base alloys, IS specification, non-ferrous metallurgy, powder metallurgy. 9 lectures
Unit VIII Nano-phase materials- their synthesis, variation of physical properties with geometry (electron affinities, magnetism in nano-particles, mechanical behavior of nano-structural materials etc.) and chemical properties; shape memory alloysSmA) – characteristics, thermo-mechanical behavior, commercial SmA, applications; Ceramics – manufacturing processes, characteristics and applications 10 lectures

1. Engg. Materials - A.K.Agarwal, TMGH
2. Principles of Engg. Metallurgy - L.K.Reddy
3. Material and Metallurgy – H.S.Bawa, TMGH
4. Physical metallurgy – Vijendra Singh, Standard Pub.

ME 4299 : Project : 3 Credits (0-0-6)

Students will take up a project work from amongst those floated by the supervisors in the previous semester. The project should preferably be a fabrication type (any mechanical system or small laboratory set up). Students will work on planning / theoretical review / design / material, process and cost estimation / Fabrication / testing and analysis of the product with periodical presentation and monitoring under the supervision of guide(s) and project coordinator. A complete detailed report in 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 and demonstration duly authenticated by the supervisors / guides. All the students must be present and interact during all presentations.

ME 4001 : Automobile Engineering : 4 Credits (4-0-0)

Unit I   Introduction: Classification of Automobiles, application & capacity,          study of main specifications. Parts of an automobile – engine,             function & layout, - frames, axles, frameless construction,   steering           system, braking system, power train and drives, clutch, gear box,      final drive, propeller shaft, U joint, vehicle body, wheels, tyres &            tubes. 7 lectures  
Unit II     Engine and engine power – fuels and combustion, air fuel mixture    and carburetor, Fuel feed systems, Fuel Injection System, ignition      systems, Firing order and its significance. Knock in CI and SI      engines, comparison of knock in CI & SI engines. Different types of           combustion chamber. Combustion Chambers-Air cell chamber,   Supercharging and Turbocharging.   10 lectures  
  Unit III Transmission – different types of gear box, resistance, variation of     the tractive efforts and total resistance with speed; propeller shaft     and rear axle – Universal joints, final drive, differential, force on rear axle, rear axle  drives and supporting; suspension system – types, shock absorbers. Front axle and steering mechanism – assembly, alignment, steering linkages, characteristics, connections, gear, gear ratio.   10 lectures
Unit IV Brakes – introduction, classification, system of drum, disk, hydraulic, air, mechanical and electric brakes, servo and power         operated braking system.Clutch: Function, principles of operation and main components of        clutch, types of clutches, clutch lining material, Lubrication and lubricant, cooling systems.   10 lectures
  Unit V Batteries - Charging System, starting and generating system.Ignition Systems: Types, Construction & working of battery coil and   magneto ignition systems. Types and construction of spark plugs,             electronic ignition systems, Lighting System & Accessories. Automotive Electronics: Current trends in automobiles, Vehicle motion control, Crank angle position sensors-Fuel metering/vehicle speed             sensor and detonation sensor-Altitude sensor, flow sensor.    Throttle position sensors. Introduction of Electronic Fuel Injection and Ignition Systems and Digital Engine Control System. 8 lectures
  Unit VI   Automotive Air Pollution &Control : Introduction, air pollution from            SI and CI engine exhaust. Air pollution control techniques, Test Procedure & Instrumentation for Emission Measurement and Emission Standards, Emission standards.Motor Vehicle Act: Schedules and sections, Registration of motor vehicles, Licensing of drivers, Control of permit, Limits of speed, traffic signs. Constructional regulations.Maintenance schedule, engine tune – up.   10 lectures


1. Automobile Mechanics – Crouse, TMGH
2. Automobile Chassis and body – Crouse, TMGH
3. Automobile Engg (Vol. I&II) - Kirpal Singh, Standard ublishers

ME 4002 : Non Traditional Machining : 4 Credits (4-0-0)
Unit I   Introduction of Non Conventional Machining, Classification and Comparative analysis of various processes. Special Machining Processes; EDM and ECM. 12 lectures
Unit II   Abrasive Jet Machining (AJM) & Ultrasonic Machining(USM) : Machine Set Up,  Mechanics, Parametric analysis, process capabilities and Applications. 9 lectures  
Unit III LBM : Working Principle, Types of laser; Process characteristics and Applications.   9 lectures
  Unit IV   EBM :  Working Principle, Process characteristics and Applications.   8 lectures  
Unit V Water Jet Machining, Low Temperature Machining, Hot machining.    9 lectures
Unit VI Chemical Machining, Electro Chemical Grinding, Deburring.; Plasma Arc Machining and metal spraying.   7 lectures


1. Advance machining processes, V. K. Jain, Allied Publication.
2. Modern Machining processes, Pandey and Shah, Tata Mc Graw Hill, New Delhi.
3. Non conventional machining processes, P.K. Mishra, NarosaPublication.
4. Non conventional machining process, M.K. Singh, New Age International.

ME 4003 Jigs and fixtures 4 Credits (4-0-0)
Unit I   Definition of jigs and fixtures, uses and differences. Elements of jigs  and fixtures. 8 lectures
Unit II Locating devices, clamping devices. 8 lectures
Unit III Jigs and fixtures in automobiles industry. 10 lectures
Unit IV Economics of Jigs and fixtures. 9 lectures  
Unit V Hydraulic and pneumatic clamp actuation. 9 lectures
Unit VI Design of simple jigs and fixtures. 12 lectures


1. Tool Design – Donalson, TMGH
2. Fundamentals of tool design - F.W.Wilson, TMGH

ME 4004 Total Productivity Management : 4 Credits (4-0-0)
Unit I Definition and classification of productivity, International , national and Industrial levels, factors affecting productivity. 9 lectures
Unit II Productivity evaluations in companies and organizations; Productivity planning - short, intermediate, long terms. 9 lectures
Unit III Productivity improvement concepts, technology based, material based, employee based techniques 9 lectures
Unit IV Productivity improvement concepts, product based, task based,, total productivity models, National Productivity Council and its role. 10 lectures
Unit V Work centers, machine productivity, TIP and WIP Role of engineers and supervisors in productivity improvement. 9 lectures
Unit VI Productivity in automated factories, CAD,CAM and CIM systems. 8 lectures


1. Productivity management : A systems approach - PremVrat, et.al., TMGH
2. Productivity Engg. and Management- David J. Sumanth, MGH

ME 4005 Statistical Quality Control : 4 Credits (4-0-0)
Unit I   Introduction to Quality Control, Fundamentals of statistical concepts and techniques in quality control and improvement, graphical methods and data representation. 9 lectures  
  Unit II Statistical process control using control charts, Control charts for variables and attributes, Process capability analysis.   9 lectures  
  Unit III     Acceptance sampling plans for attributes and variables, operating characteristic curves, A & L system for Lot by Lot acceptance sampling, Sampling plans, MILSTD411, Dodge -Romig sampling plans, LTPD, AOQL.   9 lectures    
  Unit IV   Chain sampling, Continuous sampling, Skip lot, Economic design of  sampling plans.   9 lectures
Unit V   Life testing, Life cycle curve and probability distributions in modeling reliability, system reliability.   9 lectures  
Unit VI Experimental Design and Taguchi Methods, Factorial designs, Signal to noise ratio, Taguchi definition of Quality.   9 lectures


1. Statistical quality control - Doulas C. Montgomery, Wiley International
2. Statistical quality control by - Grant Leaven worth, MGH
3. Quality planning and analysis - J.Juran, TMGH
4. Statistical quality control : Short term course for working professionals - ISTE.

ME 4006 Control Systems: 4 Credits (4-0-0)
Unit I   Feedback systems, mathematical modeling of physical systems; Laplace transforms, block diagrams, signal flow graphs, state-space models. 10 lectures
Unit II     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.   12 lectures  
Unit III PI, PD, and PID controllers; Lead, lag, and lag-lead compensators; Root-locus method: analysis, design. 10 lectures
  Unit IV Frequency response method: Bode diagrams, Nyquist stability criterion, performance specifications, design; State-space methods: analysis, design. 12 lectures
  Unit V Physical realizations of controllers: hydraulic, pneumatic, and electronic controllers. 10 lectures


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 4007 Materials Management : 4 Credits (4-0-0)
Unit I Inventory management - Introduction, norms for inventory, relevant     costs, carrying costs, Economic ordering quantity, Static - Risk model, Dynamic certain model, Cost sensitivity analysis. 10 lectures
Unit II Practical inventory systems, system design, Q- system, P- system,      SS-optional replenishment system.   12 lectures
Unit III A B C analysis - advantages, limitations, codification and standardization, definition, preferred numbers, advantages, disadvantages. 12 lectures
Unit IV Stores management - Problems and developments, store systems and procedures, incoming material control, AQL, LTPD and Risks, OC curve, stores accounting and verification. 12 lectures
Unit V Value analysis - origin, selection of products for value analysis, matrix systems. 10 lectures


1. Materials management - P.Gopalkrishnan and M.Sunderesan, S. Chand & Co.
2. Materials management - Allegri, Theodo, CBS Publicationsbr>

ME- 4008 Solar Energy Engineering : 4 Credits (4-0-0)
Unit I   Introduction to Solar Energy, Solar radiation analysis – characteristics of sun, earth and solar constant, Potential      evaluation, Solar radiation measurement and estimation. 8 lectures
Unit II     Flat plate collectors – principles of energy conversion, general     energy balance equation and collector efficiency, construction,             design, selective surfaces. Concentrating collectors - types, modes of tracking, performance of CPC collector, Solar air heaters - types, applications. 10 lectures  
Unit III Thermal energy storage: mediums, non-convective solar pond. 8 lectures
  Unit IV Application: Solar heating, passive systems, solar air conditioning,         power generation. Introduction of solar photovoltaic systems. 10lectures
  Unit V Agricultural and industrial process heat, distillation, pumping, furnace, cooling, green houses, production of hydrogen.                     8 lectures
Unit VI Indirect sources of solar energy conversions – wind energy,   biomass, OTEC, etc.
Economic analysis – initial and annual cost, net present value concept, payback period.                                                  
10 lectures