Courses

Some of the details of the following courses are based on the old syllabus. Credit points and syllabus of the courses has changed recently.

Undergraduate-level Courses

Syllabus:

Historical perspective; description of devices used in power production; energy storage and transmission; manufacturing and automation; new materials; future trends including interfacing with microprocessors, sensors, actuators, and virtual systems; demonstration and hands-on laboratory

Credits:

0

Syllabus:

Reynolds Transport Theorem; Integral form of continuity, momentum and energy; Eulerian and lagrangian view-points; Constitutive relations; Navier Stokes equations: Exact solutions; Potential flow; Boundary layer theory; Separation and drag; Turbulent flow: Reynolds averaged equations; Turbulent flows in pipes and channels; compressible flows.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Theory of general engineering design; conceptual design; embodiment design involving layout and form; designing to standard; basic sketching; machine drawing including fits and tolerances, machine elements, assembly drawing and list of parts; geometric modeling; project based lab session including sketching and geometric modelling using a software package; drawing project on reverse engineering.

Credits:

4

Prerequisites:

TA 101N

Syllabus:

Six weeks training after the sixth semester in the Industry.

Credits:

0

Syllabus:

Energy resources: Fossil fuels, Hydrogen energy, Solar thermal, Nuclear fuels, and renewable energy sources. Direct energy conversion: Solar Photo voltaic, MHD power, Fuels cells. Energy Release: Combustion of fossil fuels, Adiabatic flame temperature, Modern boilers, mountings and accessories. IC engine fundamentals: SI and CI Engines, real cycles. Combustion in SI and CI Engines: performance and trail of Engine. Refrigeration and Air-conditioning: Reciprocating single and multi-stage compressors, Refrigeration cycles, Psychrometric processes, Air-conditioning systems

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Refrigeration Cycles: vapour absorption and thermo-electric refrigeration systems. Refrigerants: multistage refrigeration. Load calculations. Design of various elements of a refrigeration unit, psychrometry. Applications: ice plant, water-coolers, cold storage, comfort air-conditioning etc.

Credits:

4

Prerequisites:

ME 301

Syllabus:

Continuum concepts; Stress field (Cauchy's principle, equilibrium equation); Deformation (strain tensor, compatibility); Principle of virtual work; Constitutive equations; Uniqueness and superposition; Boundary value problems in plane stress and plain strain, torsion of non circular cross section, Kelvin problem and 3-D problems; Failure theories, plasticity, fracture mecahnics; Stress waves in 1-D; Large deformations; Numerical and Experimental methods.

Credits:

4

Prerequisites:

ESO 204

Syllabus:

Conduction: 1-D & 2-D Steady State conduction with and without heat sources- Analytical and Numerical Solutions; 1-D & 2-D Transient Conduction- Analytical and Numerical Solutions; Convection; Velocity, Thermal and Concentration Boundary Layers; Heat Transfer in External Flows; Heat Transfer in Internal Flows; Turbulent Heat Transfer; Free Convection; Boiling & Condensation; Heat Exchangers; Radiation: Black Body Radiation, The Gray Surface; Radiation shields.

Credits:

4

Prerequisites:

ME 231N

Syllabus:

Material and manufacturing in design; materials selection; reliability based design; modes of failure, failure theories; fracture and fatigue; analysis synthesis and selection of machine component including spring, joining and fastening methods; shaft, keys, couplings, bearing and lubrication, brakes, and gears; project based lab session involving analysis and design of machine using software packages

Credits:

4

Prerequisites:

ME 251

Syllabus:

Kinematic pair, diagrams and inversion. Mobility and range of movement. Displacement velocity and acceleration analysis of planar linkages. Dimensional synthesis for motion, path and function generation. Cam profile synthesis. Gears, Dynamic force analysis, flywheel, inertia forces and balancing for rotating and reciprocating machines.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Three dimensional motion of rigid bodies kinematics and kinetics. Gyrodynamics. Vibrations of single, two and multiple degrees of freedom systems, free and forced vibrations; Time and frequency domain analysis, Free vibration of one dimensional continuous systems, approximate method

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

The tribological system: Common modes of failure and common solutions.
Theories of friction and wear; Lubrication, Properties of lubricants. Boundary, hydrodynamic, hydrostatic, elasto-hydrodynamic lubrication and bearings based on these principles. Thermo-elastic deformation and fluid sealing. Lubrication methods.

Credits:

4

Prerequisites:

ESO 212

Syllabus:

Advanced techniques of kinematic analysis and synthesis of mechanisms. Spatial kinematics and space mechanisms. Error analysis. Optimization techniques and computer applications in synthesis of mechanisms. Dynamic, elastodynamic and kineto-elastodynamic analysis.

Credits:

4

Prerequisites:

ME 252

Syllabus:

Reciprocating automotive engines including their lubricating and cooling systems, ignition and electrical systems, carburation and fuel injection systems, fuel supply system, transmission system, breaking system, steering, chassis and suspension.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Classification, Construction, Valve arrangements. Fuels, Fuel air cycle. Combustion, Effect of engine variables, Combustion chambers, Carburation and fuel injection, Knocking. Engine cooling, Friction and lubrication Supercharging. Wankel engine. Testing and performance. Pollution.

Credits:

4

 

Syllabus:

Direct numerical control (DNC) and computer numerical control (CNC), adaptive control of manufacturing processes. Manufacturing system concepts. Computer processes monitoring and control, off-line use of computers. Computer aided design. Computer-process interface, programming, introduction to FMS.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Introduction to manufacturing processes, Metal casting; Foundry automation. Plastic deformation; load estimation: High velocity forming; defects. Metal cutting: tool specification system. Merchants' theory; Tool life; Economics of machining. Mechanics of grinding. Common shaping processes for plastics; defects and product design. Joining processes, solidification of welds, TIG, MIG, resistance welding; design considerations and weld quality. Unconventional machining processes, RP processes. Rapid tooling techniques. Metrology: limits, fits and tolerance. Automated inspection and CMM; Selection of manufacturing
processes for a given product.

Credits:

4

Prerequisites:

TA 202

Syllabus:

Analysis of machine tool systems from the point of view of kinematics, strength and rigidity. Design of drive systems. Design of machine tool structures, static and dynamic points of view. Design of spindles, bearings, slides and guides. Control systems for machine tools. Design aspects of conventional machine tools and case studies.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Data processing machines. Continuous sampled data on digital control systems. Positioning, straight cut and contouring control systems. Numerical control application. Machine tools and their relation to numerical control. Manual and computer aided programming, specialized manufacturing applications.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Experimentation in machine dynamics, Materials, Manufacturing Sciences and Fluid mechanics.

Credits:

0

Prerequisites:

ESO 214, ME 361, ME 231

Syllabus:

Similarity, errors, dynamic response, Pitot tube, hot-wire anemometer, laser Doppler velocimeter, optical techniques for field measurement, image processing, volume-averaged measurement, uncertainty analysis. Signal processing and compensation for probe characteristics, data acquisition, feedback control, adaptive control, practical configurations, lab work.

Credits:

4

 

Syllabus:

To learn about a topic in depth through independent study under the guidance of a faculty member from the department. Based on a Original Research Project/ design project/experimental project.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Thermal power plants: Gas and steam power cycles, Regenerative and reheat cycles, Lorenz and Kalina cycles. Turbo Machinery: Classification Similitude and specific speeds, Euler turbine equation, Velocity triangles. Turbine and compressor cascades. Axial-flow turbines and compressors: Stage efficiency and characteristics, Radial equilibrium, Governing. Fans, blowers and compressors: Slip factor, performance characteristics. Hydraulic Machines; Pelton wheel, Francis and Kaplan turbines, Draft tubes, Pumps, Cavitation, Fluid coupling and torque converter.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Power plant layout, Plant performance and operation characteristics. Coal
handling units and furnaces, ash handling systems and dust collectors. Water and fire-tube boilers, modern boilers, boiler mountings and accessories, safety devices. Natural, forced, induced and balanced drafts. Steam gas and hydraulic turbines. Diesel power plants, Co-generation with steam power plant. Nuclear power plants.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Electrochemical effects and fuel cells. Thermionic systems: Thermionic emission and conversion. Thermoelectric systems: Kelvin relations, power generation, properties of thermoelectric materials, fusion plasma generators.Recent experiments.

Credits:

4

Prerequisites:

ME 304 #

Syllabus:

Introduction to I-D FEM Problems in structural mechanics using two dimensional elements. Plane stress, plane strain, axisymmetric analysis. Three dimensional stress analysis; Shell analysis. Solution of heat conduction, fluid flow, vibration, stability, and non-linear, large scale systems

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Structures and method of preparation of fibres and fibre reinforced composites. Micromechanics and prediction of elastic constants. Strength of composites. Properties of laminated composites and their constitutive
equations. Laminates. Interfacial mechanics and properties. Applications.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

ODE, matrix methods, root finding. Classification of PDE, finite differences, Steady and unsteady conduction, explicit and implicit method, advection- diffusion problems, upwinding, boundary-layers. Navier-Stokes equations, MAC and SIMPLE, finite element method for heat conduction

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Classical optimization methods, unconstrained minimization. Univariate, conjugate direction, gradient and variable metric methods, constrained minimization, Feasible direction and projections. Integer and Geometric programming, genetic algorithms, simulated annealing techniques, design applications.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Fundamentals of solar radiation Review of fluid mechanics and heat transfer. Flat plate collectors, Focussing collectors, Solar water and air heating systems, solar cooling and dehumidification, solar energy storage, solar electric power, solar distillation of saline water and solar stills, solar cookers, solar pond and its thermal performance.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Interaction devices and techniques, geometrical transformations, viewing in three dimensions, modelling and object hierarchy, raster algorithms, display, representation of 3-D shapes, rendering of surfaces and solids, hidden lines, edge and surface removal, shading models, shadows.

Credits:

5

Syllabus:

Methodology of interactive, graphical, engineering design: Discretization, optimization, simulation in CAED. Design of curves and surfaces. Applications in conveyor systems, sheet metal working, tool design, pumps etc. Design of volumes. Intersection of surface and interference of volumes

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Project work involving the analysis, synthesis, material/component selection and detailed design of a mechanical system including the preparation of working drawings. The system may be integrated with electronics, electrical, hydraulic and other systems. Projects may be selected by students from any of the four streams, Fluid mechanics and Thermal sciences, Solid Mecahincs and Design, Manufacturing Science and Robotics.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Fabrication of a prototype based on the work done in project-I. Qualitative performance evaluation and appropriate modification of a prototype

Credits:

2

Syllabus:

Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Dynamic System; Mechanical, electronic, electrohydraulic and electomechanical systems; Stepper and Servo-motors; use of MATLAB; State-Space, laplace and frequency domain system behaviour; Bode, Nyquist, and root-locus plots; open and closed loop control systems; stability and sensitivity; PID, Phase lag and Phase lead compensation; Sampled data systems and Digital controllers; DA/AD converters; Microprocessors; Sensors and actuators; interfacing with computers.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Ergonomics-Estimation of performance and power requirements of Vehicles, Power Hydraulics, the form and function of Industrial Structures, product costing and pricing, the choice of suitable technologies, new engineering materials and their usage and costs. Case studies in engineering design, Industrial model making. Industrially sponsored project studies.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Concepts and Practice: 2-D and 3-D form analysis in product design and in architecture; Aesthetics and Design; Evolution of design from craft to modern products; Technology and Society; Problem definition; Functional requirements, independence and hierarchy, constraints, non-uniqueness etc; Generation of ideas, courage, communication, decision making, synthesis and analysis. Robust design; Forms of traditional and modern societies - misfits between form and context, elimination of misfits, feedback. Studio Work: Design and fabrication of a product.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Introduction to manufacturing system's concepts, manufacturing automation, flow lines and assembly systems. CAD/CAM; NC, CNC and DNC, adaptive control Manual and computer assisted part programming. Automated storage/retrieval systems; materials handling system including AGV; robot applications in manufacturing. Process planning, CAPP, scheduling and sequencing. GT and its benefits. Cost analysis, break even analysis and depreciation. Material management; inventory; MRP and MRP II; Just in time (JIT). Quality assurance and control; SQC, control charts; sampling; T.Q.M, Manufacturing system Simulation. FMS, CIMS, network and database for Mfg. system.

Credits:

4

Prerequisites:

ME 361N

Syllabus:

General considerations in tool design. Work holding devices, design of jigs and fixtures. Design of press working tools. Blanking and piercing dies. Design of tooling for deep drawing. Design of limit guages

Credits:

4

Prerequisites:

ME 253 & ME 362

Syllabus:

Introduction to unconventional machining processes. Abrasive jet machining, ultrasonic machining, abrasive water jet machining, abrasive flow machining, water jet machining, electro chemical machining, electro discharge machining. Electron beam machining, laser beam machining and plasma arc machining. Design of tooling.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Bond formation, properties of various moulding materials, principles of solidification and structure of castings, risering and gating, centrifugal casting, continuous casting, investment casting, pressure die casting. Introduction to powder metallurgy.

Credits:

4

Prerequisites:

ME 362

Syllabus:

Experimentation in automation and control, Solid Mechanics, Heat transfer, Energy conversion.

Credits:

4

Prerequisites:

ME 301N, ME 321, ME 341, ME 453N

Postgraduate-level Courses

Syllabus:

Thermodynamic analysis of vapour-compression, air and non-conventional refrigeration systems, application and optimization of multistage and cascade refrigeration systems, refrigerants, fan pump, evaporator and condenser selection, Solar powered refrigeration, heat pump

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Moist air and psychrometric processes. Physiological principles of thermal comfort, calculation of cooling and heating loads; ADP determination, solar radiation and shading devices, duct design; Heat and mass transfer in air washers, cooling towers, finned heat exchangers; Air dehumidifi-cation.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Turbomachine theory, potential flow to two dimensional cascades and experimental correlation, Conformal mapping and similarity methods. Methods for solving direct and inverse cascade problems for compressible flow, Axi-symmetric through flow, Advanced cycles, Stress analysis of components.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

The equations of motion in rotating coordinate system, effects of Coriolis and Centrifugal forces, energy equation, classification of turbomachines; two-dimensional cascade theory and experimental results; two dimensional flow analysis of axial impellers; three dimensional flow in axial turbomachines, radial equilibrium, secondary flows and loss estimation; off-design performance; radial and mixed flow machines; multistage axial compressors and turbines; prediction of stage performance and stacking; rotating stall and surge; turbine blade heat load and blade cooling.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Analysis of stress and strain; Constitutive relationships; Failure theories; Torsion of non-circular sections. Plane stress and plane strain problems; Viscoelasticity, Structure and behaviour of polymers, behaviour of unidirectional composite and orthotropic lamina; Failure theories for fibre composites.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Theory of constitutive equations with special emphasis on elasticity, plasticity and viscoelasticity. Solution of problems to illustrate effects of elasticity, thermo-elasticity, plasticity and viscoelasticity

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Analysis of stress and strain; Equilibrium, Compatibility and constitutive
equations; Plane problems; Stress functions; Applications; Complex potentials in two dimensional and axisymmetric problems; Variational methods; Anisotropic elasticity; Finite deformation elasticity

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Introduction to I-D FEM. Problems in structural mechanics using two dimensional elements; Plane stress, plane strain, axisymmetric analysis; Three dimensional stress analysis; Shell analysis; Solution of heat conduction, fluid flow, vibration, stability, and non-linear, large scale systems.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Review of single degree of freedom systems; Generalized coordinates, constraints, virtual work; Lagrange's equation; Continuous systems; strings, beams; Raleigh-Ritz and Galerkin's methods; Dynamics of rigid bodies in three dimensions; Euler angles; Euler's equations of motion, Gyrodynamics.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Vibration of discrete systems with single and multi degree of freedom. Hamilton's principle, Langrange's equations. Longitudinal vibration of bars, lateral vibration of straight and curved beams, vibration of membranes and plates, free and forced vibrations. Effect of damping. Wave motion in continuous systems.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Phase space, singular points, limit cycle; Analytical methods, perturbation techniques, equivalent linearization; Duffing's equation, jump phenomenon, Van der Pol equation. Stability criterion; Floquet's theory, Hill's and Mathieu's equations, Bifurcation and chaos

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Introduction to probability theory, random processes, response of single, multi and infinite degrees of freedom systems to stationary random excitations. Failure due to random excitation. Brief discussion on measurement and processing of random data.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

ODE, matrix methods, root finding. Classification of PDE, finite differences, Steady and unsteady conduction, explicit and implicit method, advection- diffusion problems, upwinding, boundary-layers, Navier-Stokes equations, MAC and SIMPLE finite element method for heat conduction

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Stress-deformation relations, Navier-Stokes equation, exact solutions, two dimensional and axisymmetric boundary layers, Separation, Compressible boundary layers, Elements of stability theory, Turbulent flow: logarithmic law of the wall, effect of wall roughness, two and three equation models, fluid-solid interaction.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Classification, characteristics, Euler's equation, efficiencies, prerotation,vortex theory, methods to find the flow characteristics of a given runner geometry. Methods for finding plate profiles. Cavitation, prediction of cavitation inception, cavitation factor, similarity laws, NPSH, cavitation machines.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Discretisation procedure in Finite-difference and Finite-volume. Navier-Stokes, Energy equations. Staggered rectilinear grids. Explicit methods: MAC, SMAC. Implicit Methods, SIMPLE and SIMPLER. Matrix methods, conjugate gradient method, strongly Implicit Procedure. Grid-Generation: Algebraic, Transfinite, Poisson equation methods. Finite-difference Navier-Stokes solution on non-orthogonal grids, transformation. Collocated grids. Finite-volume methods on non-orthogonal grids. Turbulence modelling, k-e modelling.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Continuum, fluid deformation; Equations of continuity, momentum and energy, Navier-Stokes equations; Potential Theory: Blasius' theorem, method of images. Linearized N-S equations, lubrication theory, creeping flows. Boundary layers, Momentum Integral and similarity techniques; Turbulence, Reynold's equations, flow through pipes and over flat surfaces.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

One dimensional steady isentropic flow, normal and oblique shock; Fanno and Rayleigh lines. Prandtl-Mayer expansion. Isentropic flow in ducts, design of nozzles. Shock tube, small disturbance theory, flow past thin bodies, similarity rules. Hodograph plane, method of characteristics

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Velocity distribution function, B. element's equation, dynamics of collisions, standard molecular models, macroscopic equations, stress tensor and heat flux vector, slightly non-isentropic flow, dissipation coefficients, free molecular, near free molecular and near continuum flows, Couette flow, flow through tubes, S. Caption of B. element's equation.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Modelling of wind turbine rotor blade, Uncoupled equations of motion for
flapping, lead-lag and feathering motions. Study of blade motion and deflection. Estimation of the Rotor, Hub and Tower loads. Blade instabilities in coupled motion.: Flap-lag, Pitch-lag, Pitch-flap flutter and divergence, stall flutter.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Governing equations. Extended surfaces, transient conditions. Convection in laminar and turbulent boundary layer and flow through tubes. Free and forced convection, correlations, Boiling and condensation. Heat exchangers. Radiation exchange between surfaces.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Conduction: Steady and unsteady problems and their solutions in cartesian, cylindrical and spherical coordinates. Separation of variables. Duhamel's theorem. Laplace transform. Problems involving change of phase. Inverse heat conduction, Microscale heat transfer, Radiation: Radiative exchange among black and grey and spectral surfaces, Shape factors. Applications to cavities and enclosures. Integral equations approach. Radiation from gases, vapours and flames.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Conservation equations, boundary layers, free convection, forced convection. Heat transfer in laminar and turbulent, internal as well as external flows, mixed convection. Combined convection and radiation. Boiling and Condensation. Molecular diffusion in fluids, mass transfer coefficient. Simultaneous heat and mass transfer; Applications.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Flame phenomena in pre-mixed combustible gases. Diffusion flames-analysis of single fuel droplet, chemical reactions. Burning in convective atmosphere, spray combustion, fire modelling, radiation in flames, formation and control of pollution, Combustion chambers.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

External flows, similarity, heat transfer from inclined surfaces, free convection flows, plumes, wakes, buoyant flows. Flow in stratified media. Stability of natural convection flows, transition, turbulent heat transfer correlations.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Perturbation methods, transform methods, complex variables, eigen functions and series solution methods. Measurements of flow and temperature fields, optical methods, interpretation of data, design of experimental methods. Numerical method.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Types of heat exchangers, definitions and quantitative relationships, analytical and numerical solution procedures. Thermal and hydraulic design of heat exchangers; Review of mechanical design, codes, materials for construction, corrosion damage, testing and inspection, costing

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Measure of turbulence, diffusivity, length scales. Reynolds equation. Mixing length models. Homogeneous, isotropic turbulence, correlation and energy spectrum functions, integral micro scales. Grid turbulence, jets, wakes and mixing layers, boundary layers, logarithmic-law near walls.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Simulation of thermal processes, application to casting, extrusion, heat treatment, thermal design of heat exchangers, electronic circuitry. Optimization search method and geometric programming, control strategy, data storage and retrieval. Expert systems.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Probes and transducers; Calibration; Turbulence measurement via statistical measures; Single and multi-point correlations; Signal conditioning; Optical methods, Interferometry, Schlieren, shadowgraph, LCT, Laser Doppler velocimeter; Transient and frequency response. Computer aided data acquisition, tomography.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Introduction to the Solar System, The 2- and restricted 3- body problem;
Application : Trajectory planning, Orbital transfers, Interplanetary missions; Hamiltonian Mechanics Perturbation methods and effects : The disturbing function, secular perturbations, resonance stability and chaos; Planetary rings.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Kinematic elements and pairs, mechanisms with lower and higher pairs, geometry of motion, type number and dimensional synthesis of mechanisms, analytical and graphical methods of analysis and synthesis of linkages, Coupler curve synthesis, spatial mechanisms, cams and gears

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Review of kinematics and kinetics of a particle and a rigid body in plane motion. Euler's equations; Methods of analytical dynamics, Lagranges equations; Hamilton's principle; Dynamics in phase space and introduction to stability theory; Applications to engineering problems.

Credits:

4

 

Syllabus:

Kinematics and dynamics of rigid bodies and system of rigid bodies. Dynamic force and motion analysis of mechanisms and machines with rigid links. Elastodynamics and kineto-elastodynamic analysis of mechanisms with flexible members. Balancing of linkages.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Simple dynamical models of ground vehicles, mechanics of pneumatic tires, mechanics of vehicles-terrain interaction, performance characteristics of road vehicles, Handling characteristics. Directional stability, wheel shimmy, vehicle ride characteristics.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Interaction devices and techniques, geo-metrical transformations, viewing in three dimensions, modelling and object hierarchy, raster algorithms, display, representation of 3-D shapes, rendering of surfaces and solids, hidden lines, edge and surface removal, shading models, shadows.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Vector functions, reference frames, derivatives of vector functions. Kinematics. Mass/Inertia distribution. Generalized forces and energy functions. Formulation of equations of motion. Linearization and integrals of equations of motion. Extraction of information from equations of motion. Computational issues. Dynamics of a combination of rigid and flexible bodies.

Credits:

4

   

Syllabus:

Linear and Rotary actuators, valves and their characteristics. Flow forces on valve spools, valve design, control actuators. Hydraulic power packs, torque motor, electrohydraulic valves, FES, DPF, SLEW servovalves, Electrohydraulic servo systems; Pneumatic control elements; Pneumatic servo systems.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Basic principle of numerical control, Classification of NC systems,. NC part programming-manual and computer aided. Drives, feedback devices, Counting devices used in NC system. Interpolators for Manufacturing system. Control loops for NC system, Adaptive control, Industrial robots

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Geometric modelling, intrinsic and parametric representations, differential
geometry of curves and surfaces. Bezier's curves, rational parametric curves and surfaces. Non-uniform rational B-splines (NURBS), Coon's and Bezier surface patches. Ruled, lofted, revolved and swept surfaces, solid modelling.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Mechanics of chip formation, chip curl. Bluntness and cutting forces. Thermal aspects of machining. Tool wear, tool life and economics of machining. Mechanics of grinding, forces and specific energy, temperature. wheel wear and surface finish.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

General classification of unconventional machining, chemical machining, electric discharge machining, Abrasive Jet and Ultrasonic Machining, electron beam machining, laser beam machining, ion beam machining, plasma arc machining; Comparative evaluation of different processes; Conventional machining with modifications.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Fundamentals of plasticity, yield and flow, anisotropy, instability, limit analysis, slipline field theory. Applications to forging, wire and tube drawing, deep drawing, extrusion and rolling. High velocity forming.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Considerations in designing spindle bearing. Functions of guides and slide ways. Static and dynamic analysis of m/c tool structures. Control and automation of m/c tools. Special topics.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Forced vibrations; Machine tool chatter, dynamics of metal cutting; Chatter in some typical machine tools; Effect of flexible mounting on chatter; Chatter in coupled machine tool systems; Theory of chatter with several degrees of freedom; Theory of impact dampers; Dynamics of machine tool structures

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Strain Gauge, strain rosettes and transducer applications. Photoelasticity,
materials and their selection. Introduction to 3-D photoelasticity. Brittle coating methods, Moire method of strain analysis and non-destructive testing using x-rays and ultrasonic devices.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Photoelasticity. Stress-optic law. Photoelastic coatings Strain-optic law, photoelastic materials. Role of Digital Image processing techniques for automation. Strain gauges, Rosette analysis, Transducers, Case studies. Introduction to Brittle coatings, Moire, Holography, Speckle and Caustics.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Properties of Vector Algebra, Vector space, subspace, basis, null and range space, invertibility and matrix representation; Cartesian Tensor notation and vector analysis; Matrices and Matrix algebra, Echelon form, orthogonalization; Eigen values and eigenvectors of a linear operator; First and second order ODEs, Linear Differential equations with constant coefficients and equidimensional equations; Second order linear homogenous differential equations and their solutions; Methods of Taylor and Frobenius, Laplace and Fourier transforms, Fourier series; Legendre and Bessel functions; Sturm Louville Problem; classification of PDEs; Analytical solution of linear PDEs.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Elementary Matrix Computation, Systems of Linear Equations, Eigenvalue Problems and singular Value Decomposition, Numerical Differentiation, and Integration, System of Polynomial Equations, Systems of Nonlinear Equations, Nonlinear Optimization, Curve and surface Approximations, Numerical solution of Ordinary Differential Equations, Boundary Value Problems, Differential Algebraic Equations, Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

MATLAB, Mathematical modeling, algorithms, Taylor series expansion, root finding, interpolation, extrapolation; Solution of linear algebraic systems, determinant, inverse: norms and condition number; Solution of non-linear algebraic systems. Numerical integration. R. K. Method, Solution of ODE and linear PDEs by finite differences.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Black box and distributed parameter models, transient response. Model testing; stochastic vs deterministic models; Inverse problems; Experimental techniques; Geometrical modelling and configuration design; Principles of simulation, discrete event simulation. Applications.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Review of Fundamentals. Finite Difference and Finite Element Methods. Modelling of thermal transport in manufacturing of metal based components, plastics, chemicals; drying, waste processing, glass fibre making, crystal growing, food processing. Design of a material processing equipment.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Introduction to lasers, Mach-Zender Interferometer, schlieren, Shadowgraph, Mie scattering, Image processing, scattered light photo-elasticity, method of caustics, speckle, holography, optical comparators, transmission tomography, 3-D temperature profile measurements, direct/iterative reconstruction algorithms, limited data problem, error analysis.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Micro-Mechanical systems (MEMS), Micro Channels, Heat pipes, jets, valves, Heat Sinks, Solar cells, Bearings, Pumps, Heat pipes, Jets, valves, Heat sinks, Solar Cells, Bearings, Pumps, Flow Sensors and actuators, Fins, Drug delivery systems, Mass, Momentum, Heat and charge transport equations, Characteristic Non-dimensional parameters, Microscale Heat conduction, Heat transport in thin films and at solid-solid interfaces, Convective diffusion phenomena, Enzyme-substrate reactions, channel flow with soluble or rapidly reacting walls, solutions of electrolytes, Electric double layer, Electrokinetic phenomena, electroosmosis, Electro-osmotic pumps, Surface tension driven flows, Coating flows, Thermocapillary flows, Molecular dynamics simulations.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Combustion and Fuels, Combustion process in SI and CI engines, Petroleum based liquid fuels and refining, Liquid alternative Fuels, Advantages, potential, problems associated with utilization, Vegetable oils, Biodiesel, Emulsified fuels, Effect on Lubricating oils, Gaseous Alternative Fuels, Hydrogen, Compressed Natural Gas, Liquified petroleum Gas, Di-methyl ether, Hythane, Multi-fuel engines, Modern developments in IC Engines, EGR, MPFI, GDI, HCCI, Turbocharged
engines, Optical Measurement techniques, Fuel atomization and spray visualization techniques, Laser doppler Anemometry, Particle image velocimetry, 3D and Holographic PIV, optical engines, sources and Nature of various types of pollutants: Pollution monitoring instruments and techniques, Control measures, emission legislations.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Multi-objective optimization, Robust design techniques (variation reduction techniques), Optimal control, stochastic programming. Role of Optimization in CAD: Why optimization? Optimization-Geometric modeling-Analysis. Implementation Issues: computational time versus accuracy, Interfacing with geometric modelling and analysis software, Graphics interfacing, Choice of Hardware platform. Application to engineering design problems, comparison with existing solutions.

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4

Credits:

4

 

Syllabus:

Yield surfaces. Deformation and flow theories; Theory of plastic constitutive equations; Axisymmetric and spherically symmetric problems; Slipline theory and application to problems of extrusion, drawing and indentation; Wave propagation in plastic materials.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Introduction to linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics. Elasto-Plastic fracture mechanics. Dynamic and Comuptational fracture mechanics. fracture of composite materials. Damage mechanics and experimental analysis.

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4

Syllabus:

Waves in infinite and semi-infinite elastic media. Reflection and refraction at plane interface. Dispersion of waves in bounded solids. Waves in rods and plates. Solution of transient problems. Rayleigh waves. Waves in anisotropic materials. Introduction to waves in viscoelastic and plastic media.

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4

Syllabus:

Structures and method of preparation of fibres and fibre reinforced composites. Micromechanics and prediction of elastic constants; Strength of composites; Properties of laminated composites and their constitutive equations; Laminates; Interfacial mechanics and properties; Applications.

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4

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Fracture: Energy release rate, crack tip stresses and deformation fields, plastic zone, Elasto-plastic fracture through J-integral and CTOD, Dynamic fracture, Testing for Fracture. Toughness. Fatigue: Crack nucleation and growth, Fatigue life prediction, Statistical analysis.

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4

Syllabus:

Introduction, Homogenisation, Ductile Materials, Dislocations, single crystal plasticity, Size effects on mechanical properties, Thermodynamics of constitutive modelling, Examples of constitutive models, Modelling of very small structures.

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4

Prerequisites:

ME 621

Syllabus:

Thermo-chemistry, Chemical Equilibrium, Kinetics; Laminar and Turbulent Flame propagation in SI Engines, Unburned and Burned Mixture States, Flame Quenching; Fuel Injection, Spray Atomization, Penetration and Evaporation, Fuel-Air-Mixing and Burning Rates in CI Engines; Pollutant Formation in Engines, Zeldovich Mechanism, Soot Formation; Vehicle Emissions and standards; Emission control Technologies, Catalytic Control, Engine Design and Fuel effects, New Advances; Emission Measurement.

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4

Syllabus:

Pool boiling: Nukiyama Experiment, theory of vapour bubble formation, Mechanism of CHF, various models and correlations. Flow Boiling, Homogeneous, and hetrogeneous models, Boiling enhancement techniques. Heat Pipes. Design of boilers, Film and drop wise condensation. Nusselt's analysis of laminar film condensaion on vertical flat plate, single horizontal tube and vertical array of tubes. Laminar-wavy and turbulent film condensation. Film condensation inside horizontal tubes, condensation enhancement techniques, design of condensers.
Special topics: Computer simulation of boiling.

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4

Syllabus:

Methodology of interactive, graphical, engineering design; Discretization, optimization, simulation in CAED. Design of curves and surfaces. Applications in conveyor systems, sheet metal working, tool design, pumps etc. Design of volumes. Intersection of surface and interference of volumes.

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4

Syllabus:

Classical optimization methods, unconstrained minimization; Univariate, conjugate direction, gradient and variable metric methods, constrained minimization, Feasible direction and projections. Integer and Geometric programming, genetic algorithms, simulated annealing techniques, design applications.

Credits:

4

   

Syllabus:

Determination of reliability. Reliability analysis of weakest-link and fail systems. Reliablity based design of mechanical and structural components. Application of statistical methods to stability problems. Reliability engineering in production and manufacturing systems. Dynamic reliability.

Credits:

4

   

Syllabus:

Principles of optimality, Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman equation. Calculus of variations: Piecewise smooth extermal. Constrained extrema, Two point boundary value problems, linear regulator problems, linear tracking problems. Pontryagin's minima principle, Numerical methods for finding optimal controls. Quasilinearization techniques.

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4

Syllabus:

Friction and wear in boundary lubrication, tribological properties of materials. Friction instabilities and stick slip; Rolling motion. Macro and micro-slip; Tyre-road interactions. Elasto-hydrodynamic lubrication; Friction-induced thermomechanical interactions; Foil bearings.

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4

Syllabus:

Factors affecting level of vibration, vibration reduction at the source, vibration control by structural design, selection of materials. Vibration control by additive damping; Dynamic vibration absorbers, vibration and shock isolators, Active control.

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4

Syllabus:

Rotor-bearing interaction. Flexural vibration, critical speeds of shafts, Effects of anisotropic bearings, unbalanced response of an assymetric shaft. Gyroscopic effects. Aerodynamic effects. Equivalent discrete system. Geared and branched systems. Fluid film bearings: Steady state characteristics of bearings. Rigid and flexible rotor balancing. Measurement techniques.

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4

Syllabus:

Principles of Design, Optimum Design, Failure Considerations in Design,
Robust design, Reliability, Ergonomics Considerations in design.

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4

Syllabus:

A brief review of non-traditional machining processes, Analysis of mechanical, thermal and Electrochemical type non-traditional machining processes. Analysis of micro-machining processes. Tool design for selected non-traditional machining processes. Modeling and simulation of selected processes. A comparative study of various processes. Application of CNC concepts to non-traditional machining processes machines. Computer aided process planning of non-traditional processes.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Concepts from Linear system Theory. Modern Control systems: Solution of state-space equations, State transition matrix. State-space analysis of multi-variable systems; Multi-loop systems and multi-variable block diagrams. State-space representation of control systems, Transfer matrices, Transformation from continuous to discrete time representations; Impulse and pulse response matrix; Modal decomposition, State feedback regulators; Constant gain state-feedback design. Design of controllers: Full and reduced order observer design; Integration of controller and observer; Eigen-structure assignment; Optimum controller design; Robust control. Distributed Parameter Systems:

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Direct numerical control (DNC) and computer numerical control (CNC): adaptive control of manufacturing processes. Manufacturing system concepts. Computer processes monitoring and control, off-line use of computers. Computer aided design. Computer-process interface; programming, introduction to FMS.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Types of Robots. Spatial transformation and kinematics of open chain linkages. Mobile robots, Actuators, sensors, programming and control. Applications - motion planning, grasping and industrial automation.

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4

Syllabus:

Review of robot manipulators. Manipulator kinematics, dynamics and control. Singularity and workspace analysis. Introduction to manipulator design.

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4

Syllabus:

Software tools for CIMS. Basics of DBMS, DSS, distributed computing and LAN and FAN. Shop floor automation and automatic identification techniques, CAD/CAM. Industrial robotics: Single and mixed product manufacturing, robotized assembly. GT applications. FMS: analysis. Automated material handling.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Automation strategies, flow lines, automated assembly systems, transfer systems; Vibratory bowl feeders, non-vibratory feeders. Part orienting, feed track, part placing and part escapement systems; Programmable automation, industrial robotics; Flexible manufacturing systems; Automation equipment.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Configuration spaces of mobile vehicles and manipulators, Geometric modelling and sensor based map building. Path planning and obstacle avoidance. Object manipulation and grasping. Design of user interfaces and simulation. Algorithms for assembly and biological aspects of motion and intelligence.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Traditional optimization methods. Simple genetic algorithms- reproduction, crossover and mutation. Analysis of GA-operators; Deception; Multimodel and multiobjective optimization; Engineering applications. Introduction with applications for Evolution strategy and Simulated annealing.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Computational techniques for representing and solving problems. Biological Perspectives. Representation, production systems and search. Heuristics. First order logic and resolution. Fuzzy logics. Planning spatio temporal reasoning, learning. Qualitative reasoning. Neural nets. Applications from engineering.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Advanced techniques of kinematics and dynamics of mechanical systems. Parallel-actuated and closed-loop manipulators. Redundant manipulators. Mobile robots and path planning. Complaint motion and grasping. Sensing and vision. Nonlinear control of robots. Any other relevant topic.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

The evolution of engineering materials; Materials and the design process; Functional requirements of engineering materials; Materials selection based on properties alone; Materials selection based on properties & shape; Processing, materials & design; Materials property data. Latest developments in the use of materials; New materials; Case studies.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Materials for both actuation and sensing: Piezoelectric Materials, Magnetostrictive Materials, Materials for actuation: Shape Memory alloys Magnetic shape memory material, Electro/Magneto rheological fluids; Materials for sensing: Optical fibre; Composite smart materials and micromodelling related issues; Energy based approach: Hellinger-Reissner Principle, Variational Formulation, Finite Elements Modelling of Vibration of smart Laminates; state space based analysis & design of smart controllers, Concepts of Controllability & observability; Pole placement Techniques; Intelligent system with integrated sensors & actuators; Self-sensing actuators; Placement of Smart Actuators/Sensors – Vibration damping.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Fundamentals of the integration of mechanical and electronic subsystems using computer based control. Details of different types of sensors, actuators, DAC/ADC and micro controllers. Control systems design and modeling of computer controlled electro-mechanical systems. Industrial automation and robotics. Practical applications of mechatronics, design issues and industrial techniques currently in use.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Fundamentals of Polymer Technology; Properties of Solid and Molten Polymers; Selection of Materials and Manufacturing Methods; Extrusion Equipment and Processing techniques; Injection Moulding; Blow Moulding, Rational Moulding, Compression and Transfer Moulding, Thermoforming; Resin Transfer Moulding; Rapid Prototyping and Tooling processes. Other Manufacturing methods (Machining, Joining, Finishing, Assembly) CAD/CAM of Dies/Moulds/Tools; Flow analysis.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Wave propagation in solids and fluids. Admittance and impedance concepts for infinite and finite acoustic waveguides. Sound radiation from vibrating structures: Measurement of radiated power, elementary radiators, sound radiation from bending waves. Passive attenuation of structure-borne sound: Damping models, effect of elastic interlayers, blocking masses, changes of material and cross-section. Active control of structure-borne sound : Elements of frequency domain control system analysis and synthesis, wave absorbing controllers for rods, beams, and plates.

Credits:

4

Syllabus:

Fundamentals of optimization with single objective. Karush-Kuhn-Tucker Conditions, Lagrangian Multipliers. Introduction to multiobjective optimization problem. Solution concepts (Efficiency, Weak Efficiency and Proper Efficiency). Scalarization Techniques. Structure of Efficient set. Karush-Kuhn-Tucker Conditions for multiobjective problems. Lexicographic ordering.

Credits:

4