Introduction to mechanical Engineering Syllabus S1&S2 2015-16

Course No.
Course Name
L-T-P-Credits
Year of Introduction
BE101-02
INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICAL
ENGINEERING SCIENCES
2-1-0-3
2015
Course Objectives
1.                  To introduce different disciplines of Mechanical Engineering
2.                  To kindle interest in Mechanical Engineering
3.                  To impart basic mechanical engineering principles
Syllabus
Thermodynamics & Power sources, Thermal Engineering, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Automobile & Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanisms & Machines, Materials and manufacturing.
Expected outcome
At the end of the course, the students will have exposed to the different areas of Mechanical
Engineering; gained idea about nature, scope and applications of Mechanical Engineering principles.

References Books:
      Dossat, R. J., Principles of Refrigeration, PHI
      Heywood, J., Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals, McGraw Hill Publishers
      Holman, J. P., Thermodynamics, McGraw Hill Co.
      Jain, K. K. and Asthana, R. B., Automobile Engineering, TTTI Bhopal
      Kalpakjian, S. and Schmid, S. R., Manufacturing Processes for Engineering Materials, Pearson education
      Maines, R., Landmarks in Mechanical Engineering, ASME
      Menon, R. V. G., The Development of Science & Technology. 
      Peng, W. W., Principles of Turbomachinery, John Wiley & Sons
      Pita, E. G., Air Conditioning Principles & Systems, PHI
      Shigley, J. E. and Uicker, J. J., Theory of Machines & Mechanisms, Oxford University Press
      Shigley, J. E., Mechanical Engineering Design, McGraw Hill Publishers
      Spalding, D. B. and Cole, E. H., Engineering Thermodynamics, ELBS & Edward Arnold (Pub) Ltd.
      Stone, R. and Ball, T. K., Automotive Engineering Fundamentals, SAE International
      Sutton, G. P. and Ross, D. M., Rocket Propulsion Elements, John Wiley & Sons
      Von Karman, T., Aerodynamics: Selected Topics in the Light of Their Historical Development, Courier Corporation
      Online course on Refrigeration & Air conditioning, IIT Kharagpur  www.nptel.ac.in



Course Plan
Module
Contents
Hours
Sem.
Exam
Marks
I
Thermodynamics: Nature and scope of thermodynamics; Basic concepts ; Laws of thermodynamics- Discovery, Significance & Applications; Qualitative ideas on Entropy, Available energy, Irreversibility,  Clausius Inequality, Principle of increase of entropy & Carnot engine; Limitations of Thermodynamics; Sources of power; history of power production; power production in the future.    
7
15%
II
Thermal Engineering:  Historical development of steam engine, steam turbines, gas turbines  and hydraulic turbines; Principle of turbomachinery;  History of IC engines;  two stroke and four stroke engines-working, applications; Air compressors- types and uses;  Principles of Rocket propulsion, chemical rockets, Indian space programme
7
15%
FIRST INTERNAL EXAM
III
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning: History & scope of refrigeration; applications of refrigeration; Food preservation, refrigerated storage;  applications in chemical and process industries; special applications; Air conditioning- Principles & systems; scope of air conditioning; Components of A/c systems, all-air and all-water A/c systems;, Psychrometric properties of air;  Human comfort; comfort standards.
7
15%
IV
Automobile & Aeronautical Engineering: Introduction to an Automobile; history of the automobile; Indian Automobiles; Types of automobiles; Layout of an automobile;  Major components and their functions;  Manufacturers of motor vehicles in India;  Fundamentals of aerodynamics; theory of lift and drag;  aircraft engines-types and applications.
7
15%
SECOND INTERNAL EXAM
V
Mechanisms & Machines: Introduction; Analysis and synthesis;  terminology; definitions & assumptions; planar, spherical and spatial mechanisms, examples of mechanisms;  mobility; classification of mechanisms; Grashof’s law; mechanical advantage;  Mechanical
Engineering design; types of design; design considerations; types of loads;  factor of safety; codes & standards; economics of design; reliability; safety.
7
20%
VI
Manufacturing Engineering & Materials: Introduction and history of
7
20%



materials and manufacturing; engineering materials; metals, alloys, composites, microstructures, heat treatment, physical properties of materials and material testing; methods of manufacturing;  examples of manufactured products; Computer Integrated manufacturing; lean production & agile manufacturing; environmentally conscious design & manufacturing; organization for manufacture.


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