Syllabus for Computer Aided Design and Manufacture

Engineering Mechanics: Free body diagrams, equilibrium of forces, Lami's theorem, law of polygon of forces, analysis of trusses and frames; principle virtual work; kinematics and dynamics of particles and of rigid bodies in plane motion, including impulse and momentum (linear and angular) and energy formulations; impact.

Strength of Materials: Concept of stress and strain, stress-strain relationship and elastic constants, Mohr's circle for plane stress and plane strain, thin cylinders; shear force and bending moment diagrams; bending and shear stresses; deflection of beams; torsion of circular shafts; Euler's theory of columns; thermal stresses.

Theory of Machines: Mechanisms and machines, kinematic pairs, links and chains, rigid and resistant bodies, kinematic diagrams, Class-I and Class-II mechanisms, number synthesis, grashoff's law, Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of 4 bar and slider crank mechanisms, belt ropes and chain drives, gears and gear trains, flywheels, Applications of vibrations, Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems, effect of damping; vibration isolation; resonance, critical speeds of shafts.

Mechanical Engineering Design:
Design for static and dynamic loading; failure theories; fatigue strength and the S-N diagram; principles of the design of machine elements such as bolted, riveted and welded joints, shafts, spur gears, rolling and sliding contact bearings.

Fluid Sciences: Fluid properties; fluid statics, manometry, buoyancy; control-volume analysis of mass, momentum and energy; fluid acceleration; differential equations of continuity and momentum; Bernoulli's equation; viscous flow of incompressible fluids; boundary layer; elementary turbulent flow; flow through pipes, head losses in pipes, bends etc., Pelton-wheel, Francis and Kaplan turbines - impulse and reaction principles, velocity diagrams.

Thermodynamics: Zeroth, First and Second laws of thermodynamics; thermodynamic system and processes; Carnot cycle. Irreversibility and availability; behaviour of ideal and real gases, properties of pure substances, calculation of work and heat in ideal processes; analysis of thermodynamic cycles related to energy conversion. Power Engineering: Steam Tables, Rankine, Brayton cycles with regeneration and reheat. I.C. Engines: air-standard Otto, Diesel cycles. Refrigeration and air-conditioning: Vapour refrigeration cycle, heat pumps, gas refrigeration, Reverse Brayton cycle; moist air: psychrometric chart, basic psychrometric processes. Turbomachinery: Engineering Materials: Structure and properties of engineering materials, heat treatment, stress-strain diagrams for engineering materials, phase transformations

Manufacturing Processes: Design of patterns, moulds and cores, solidification and cooling, design considerations. Forming-Plastic deformation and yield criteria; fundamentals of hot and cold working processes; load estimation for bulk (forging, rolling, extrusion, drawing) and sheet (shearing, deep drawing, bending) metal forming processes; principles of powder metallurgy.Joining-Physics of welding, brazing and soldering; adhesive bonding; design considerations in welding.

Machining: Mechanics of machining, single and multi-point cutting tools, tool geometry and materials, tool life and wear; economics of machining; principles of non-traditional machining processes; principles of work holding, principles of design of jigs and fixtures CAD/CAM/CAE : Basic concepts of CAD, CAM,CAPP, NC,CNC, DNC, FMS, Robotics GT, and Automation, general working of computers, hardware, peripherals, concept of line and circle drawing algorithms, transformations, windowing and clipping.

Production Planning and Control: Forecasting models, aggregate production planning, scheduling, materials requirement planning.

Operations Research: Linear programming, simplex and duplex method, transportation, assignment, network flow models, simple queuing models, PERT and CPM.