FUNDAMENTALS OF DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING
Engineering design process
and its structure. Identification and analysis of need, product design specifications, standards of performance and constraints.
design concepts; morphological analysis, brainstorming. Evaluation of design concepts for physical reliability, economic feasibility
Detailed design; design
for manufacture, assembly, shipping, maintenance, use, and recyclability.
Design checks for clarity, simplicity, modularity and safety. Standardization and size ranges. Reliability and robust
design. Design organisation and communication, technical reports, drawings, presentations and models.
Concept of manufacturing;
classification of manufacturing processes. Fundamentals of casting. Basic understanding of commonly used casting processes
(sand casting, investment casting and permanent mould casting processes).
metal forming; hot and cold working; basic understanding of primary metal forming processes (rolling, forging, extrusion and
drawing processes, punching and blanking).
Fundamentals of metal
cutting; tool-work interaction for production of machined surfaces. Classification of machining processes. Basic machining
operations (turning, shaping, planning, drilling and milling processes).
Fundamentals of grinding
and finishing; overview of unconventional machining processes; fundamentals of welding processes; introduction to primary
welding and allied processes; selection of manufacturing processes. Design for manufacturability.
Need for integration
commercial, economic and technological perspective; basic tools of integration; concept of a system. Introduction to information
technology and its elements.
Introduction to group
technology; introduction to simulation and database management systems.
Elements of integration
controllers, sensors, robots, automated machines; AGVs, AS, RS, etc.
Product and process
design for integration; design for economic manufacturing; design for manufacturing integration.
Introduction to computer
aided process planning; I selection of machine tools.
- G K Lai, Vijay Gupta and N Venkat Reddy. Fundamentals of Design and Manufacturing. Narosa Publishing House,
- G Dieter. Engineering Design. McGraw-Hill International.
- G K Lai and S K Choudhary. Fundamentals of Manufacturing Processes. Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi.
- S K Vajpayee. Principles of Computer Integrated Manufacturing. Prentice-Hall of India (P) Ltd., New Delhi
MATERIAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
Introduction to materials. Metal and alloys, ceramics, polymers and
semiconducting materials‚€”introduction and application as engineering materials.
Defects in solids. Point, line and surface defects. Diffusion in solids.
Phase diagrams. Monocomponent and binary systems, non-equilibrium system, phase diagram
and application in crystalline and non-crystalline solids.
Mechanical properties. Tensile strength, yield strength, elastic and viscoelastic properties,
creep, stress relaxation and impact. Fracture behaviour. Ductile fracture, Griffith theory, effect of heat treatment and temperature
on properties of metals.
Deformation of metals. Elastic and plastic deformation, slip, twin, dislocation theory,
critical resolved shear stress, deformation in polycrystalline materials, season cracking, Bachinger's effect, strengthing
mechanics, work hardening recovery, crystallisation and grain growth, cold and hot working.
Heat treatment. Iron-carbon system. Annealing, normalising, hardening,
critical cooling rate, hardenability, age hardening, surface hardening, tempering.
Thermal properties. High temperature materials, materials for cryogenic application,
thermally insulating materials. (Specific heat, thermal conductivity, thermal expansion).
Ceramic materials and polymers. Silicon structures, polymerism fraction in glass, electrical
properties of ceramic phases, rocks, building stones, refractories.
Polymerisation mechanism, structural properties of polymer, thermoplastics, thermosets,
elastomer, resins, composites, particle and fibre reinforced composite. Composite material including nano material.
Electronic properties. Magnetism, dimagnetism, paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, magnetic
energy, zone theory of solids, zones in conductors and insulators.
- L A Vanblack. Elements
of Material Science and Engineering. Addison-Wesley (Indian edition).
- V Raghavan. Material Science and
Engineering. Prentice-Hall of India (P) Ltd., New Delhi.
COMPUTING AND INFORMATICS
Programming languages. C including C + + ; Languages‚€”declarations,
expressions, control statements, arrays, functions, pointers and structures; Algorithms and flow-charts. Introduction to Pascal.
Informatics. Information systems for decision making; Data management
and database management technology; Office automation system‚€”LAN, WAN, electronic mail, electronic data interchange;
client server technology; overview of TCP/IP; Information systems for business; Strategic information systems; Information
Computer basics. History, generations and classification of computers;
Number systems; Boolean algebra.
Hardware. Introduction to logic gates an flip flops; components of
a computer input/output devices, CPU unit and memory unit, secondary storage.
Software. System software; application software; compilers and translators.
Operating systems. Introduction to operating systems; types of operating systems and
their functions; popular operating systems‚€”MS-DOS, UNIX and Windows; file management.
- DK Basu, et al. Computer Systems
and Data Analysis. Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi.
- N Peter. Introduction to Computers.
Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi.
- P B Mahapatra. Thinking in C including
Object Oriented Programming with C+ + . S. Chand & Co. Ltd.,
SOCIETY AND ENVIRONMENT
Societal Structures and Dynamics
An analysis of basic
sociological concepts and their applications to contemporary society; social stratification, caste, class, cultural heritage,
occupation, mobility and income distribution. Social tensions and their causes; societal responsibilities and social institutions.
Parameters for development.
Interrelationship between social, economic and scientific factors. Role of science and technology in development. Planning‚€”its
objectives and assessment.
of science and technology. Criteria for assessment of appropriate technology and technology adaptation.
Principles of ecobalance. Biosphere cycle, carbon dioxide cycle. Causes for eco-imbalance‚€”its effects and remedies.
Causes for degradation‚€”its
effects. Control of air, water, soil and noise pollutions. Protection of ozone layer.
and industrial wastes.
Definition and concept.
Technology for sustainable energy and materials.
- SC Naik and T N Tiwari. Society and Environment. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. (P) Ltd., New Delhi.
- R Sharan, et al. Engineering, Environment & Society. The Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata.