Gate 2011 Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering ME-Mechanical Engineering
ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and eigen vectors. Calculus: Functions of single variable, Limit, continuity and differentiability, Mean value theorems, Evaluation of definite and improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivative, Maxima and minima, Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems. Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, Initial and boundary value problems, Laplace transforms, Solutions of one dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation. Complex variables: Analytic functions, Cauchy’s integral theorem, Taylor and Laurent series. Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, Random variables, Poisson, Normal and Binomial distributions. Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule, single and multi-step methods for differential equations. APPLIED MECHANICS AND DESIGN Engineering Mechanics: Free body diagrams and equilibrium; trusses and frames; 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: 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; strain energy methods; thermal stresses.
principles of the design of machine elements such as bolted. thermodynamic system and processes. one dimensional heat conduction. LMTD and NTU methods. brakes and clutches. Thermodynamics: Zeroth. velocity diagrams. dynamic analysis of slider-crank mechanism. analysis of thermodynamic cycles related to energy conversion. fins. boundary layer. MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Engineering Materials: Structure and properties of engineering materials. heat exchanger performance. Turbomachinery: Pelton-wheel. Reverse Brayton cycle. calculation of work and heat in ideal processes. electrical analogy. effect of turbulence. basic psychrometric processes. Heat-Transfer: Modes of heat transfer. fatigue strength and the S-N diagram. riser and gating design. momentum and energy. Bernoulli’s equation. head losses in pipes. First and Second laws of thermodynamics. moulds and cores. Engines: air-standard Otto. resonance. shape factors. gear trains. behaviour of ideal and real gases. resistance concept. various correlations for heat transfer in flow over flat plates and through pipes.C. irreversibility and availability. FLUID MECHANICS AND THERMAL SCIENCES Fluid Mechanics: Fluid properties. Brayton cycles with regeneration and reheat. Francis and Kaplan turbines — impulse and reaction principles. black and grey surfaces. Refrigeration and air-conditioning: Vapour refrigeration cycle. network analysis. solidification and cooling. Carnot cycle. flow through pipes. dimensionless parameters in free and forced convective heat transfer. moist air: psychrometric chart. fluid acceleration. heat treatment. failure theories. design considerations. Diesel cycles. gas refrigeration. critical speeds of shafts. properties of pure substances. elementary turbulent flow. Metal Casting: Design of patterns. radiative heat transfer. Design: Design for static and dynamic loading. stressstrain diagrams for engineering materials. heat pumps. flywheels. effect of damping.Theory of Machines: Displacement. bends etc. manometry. Applications: Power Engineering: Steam Tables. spur gears. differential equations of continuity and momentum. unsteady heat conduction.
. fluid statics. control-volume analysis of mass. thermal boundary layer. I. rolling and sliding contact bearings. Vibrations: Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems. shafts. viscous flow of incompressible fluids. riveted and welded joints. vibration isolation. buoyancy. velocity and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms. Rankine.
Machining and Machine Tool Operations: Mechanics of machining. drawing) and sheet (shearing. tolerance analysis in manufacturing and assembly. load estimation for bulk (forging. adhesive bonding. simplex and duplex method. principles of powder metallurgy. scheduling. principles of design of jigs and fixtures Metrology and Inspection: Limits. gauge design. deep drawing. linear and angular measurements. Production Planning and Control: Forecasting models. Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Basic concepts of CAD/CAM and their integration tools. principles of non-traditional machining processes. Inventory Control: Deterministic and probabilistic models. assignment.
. extrusion. aggregate production planning. tool geometry and materials. Operations Research: Linear programming.Forming: Plastic deformation and yield criteria. form and finish measurement. network flow models. brazing and soldering. interferometry. bending) metal forming processes. rolling. comparators. materials requirement planning. tool life and wear. transportation. principles of work holding. economics of machining. design considerations in welding. alignment and testing methods. Joining: Physics of welding. PERT and CPM. simple queuing models. single and multipoint cutting tools. fundamentals of hot and cold working processes. fits and tolerances. safety stock inventory control systems.