AE – Mechanical Engineering
(i) Thermodynamics: Laws, Properties of ideal gases and vapors, Power Cycles, Gas Power Cycles, Gas Turbine Cycles, Fuels and Combustion.
(ii)IC Engines: CI and SI engines Detonation, Fuel injection and carburetion. Performance and Testing. Turbojet and Turbo – prop Engines, Rocket Engines, Elementary Knowledge of Nuclear Power Plants and Nuclear Fuels.
(iii) Steam Boiler, Engines, Nozzles and Steam Turbines Modern boilers, Steam Turbines types Flow of team through nozzles. Velocity diagrams for impulse and Reaction Turbines. Efficiencies and Governing.
(iv) Compressors, Gas Dynamics and Gas Turbines Reciprocating Centrifugal and axial flow compressor. Velocity diagrams, Efficiency and Performance, Effect of Mechanical number on flow, isentropic flow. Normal Shocks and Flow through nozzles Gas Turbine Cycle with multistage compression. Reheating and Regeneration.
(v)Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning, Conduction, Convention and Radiation, Heat exchangers, types, combined Heat Transfer, Overall Heat Transfer coefficient, Refrigeration and heat pump cycles. Refrigeration systems. Coefficient of performance. Psychometrics and psychometric chart, Comfort indices, Cooling and dehumidification methods. Industrial –Air-conditioning Process. Cooling and heating loads calculations.
(vi) Prosperities and classification of fluid. Fluid statics, kinematics and dynamics; principles and applications. Manometry and Buoyancy. Flow of ideal fluids. Laminar and turbulent flows, Boundary layer theory. Flow over immersed bodies. Flow through pipes and open channels. Dimensional analysis and similitude technique. Non-dimensional specific speed and classification of fluid mechanics in general. Energy transfer relation performance and operation of pumps and of
impulse and reaction water turbines. Hydronamic power transmission.
(vii) Theory of Machines: Velocity and acceleration (i) of moving bodies (ii) in machines. Klien’s construction, Inertia forces in machines. Cams, Gears and Gearing. Fly wheels and Governors, Balancing of Rotating and Reciprocating masses. Free and forced vibrations of systems. Critical speeds and whirling of shafts.
(viii) Machine Design: Design of Joints – Treaded fasteners and Power Screws – Keys, Kotters Coupling – Welded Joints. Transmission system – Belt and chain drives-wire ropes-shafts. Gears-*Siding and Rolling
(ix) Strength of Materials: Stress and strain in two dimensions; Mohr’s circles: relations between Elastic Constants. Beams – Bending moments, shearing forces and reflection. Shafts – combined bending, direct and torsion stresses. Thick Walled cylinder and spheres under Pressure, Springs Struts and columns, Theories of failure.
(x) Engineering Materials; Alloys and Alloying Materials, heat treatment; Composition, properties and uses, Plastics and other newer engineering materials.
(xi) Production Engineering: Metal Machinery: Cutting Tools: Tool Materials, Wear and Machinability, measurement of cutting forces. Process: Machining Grinding, Boring, Geer, Manufacturing, Metal forming, Metal Casting and jointing, Basic, Special Purpose, Programme and numerically controlled machine tools, Jigs and fixtures (locating elements).
(xii) Industrial Engineering: Work study and work measurement Wage incentive, Design of Production System and Product Cost, Principles of Plant layout.
(xiii) Production Planning and Control Material handling, Operations Research, Linear Programming queuing Theory, Value Engineering, Network Analysis CPM and PERT. Use of computers