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Kerala Technological university KTU First year B.tech Syllabus for BE101-02 INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCES is given By 

Course No. :  BE101-02



L-T-P-Credits:  2-1-0-3

Year of Introduction: 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


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.

1.    Landmarks in Mechanical Engineering- Rachel Maines, ASME
2.    Engineering Thermodynamics – Spalding & Cole, ELBS & Edward Arnold (Pub) Ltd.
3.    Thermodynamics- J P Holman, McGraw Hill Co.
4.    Principles of Turbomachinery- William W Peng, John Wiley & Sons
5.    Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals- John Heywood, McGraw Hill Publishers
6.    Principles of Refrigeration- Roy J Dossat, PHI
7.    Air Conditioning Principles & Systems- Edward G Pita, PHI
8.    Automobile Engg- K K Jain & R B Asthana, TTTI Bhopal
9.    Automotive Engg Fundamentals- Richard Stone and Teffrey K Ball, SAE International
10.  Aerodynamics, Theodore Von Karman
11.  Theory of Machines & Mechanisms- J E Shigley & John Joseph Uicker, Mc Graw Hill Publishers
12.  Mechanical Engg Design- J E Shigley, Mc Graw Hill Publishers
13.  Manufacturing Processes for Engineering Materials- Serope Kalpakjian & Steven R Schmid, Pearson education
14.  Rocket Propulsion Elements- G P Sutton & D M Ross, John Wiley & Sons
15.  The Development of Science & Technology; Notes by R V G Menon
16.  Online course on Refrigeration & Air conditioning, IIT Kharagpur www.nptel.ac.in

Module 1 Contents

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.

Module 2 Contents

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

Module 3 Contents

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.

  Module 4 Contents

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.

Module 5 Contents 

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.

Module 6 Contents 

Manufacturing Engineering & Materials: Introduction and history of 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.

Hence the B.tech Syllabus for KTU .

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