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Aptitude Test Syllabii For Ph.D/M.Sc.(Engg) Programmes
VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, BELGAUM
SCHEME OF APTITUDE TEST
For Faculty of Engineering & General Science
Civil Engineering Science / Mechanical Engineering Science’ / Electrical Engineering Science / Computer Sciences / Textile / Silk Engineering / Chemical Engineering / Polymer Science /Bio-Tech/ Architecture / Physics / Chemistry /Mathematics & M.Sc.(Engg)
Part I: Mathematics Section Questions carrying one mark (Objective/multiple choice, covering full syllabus) - 30 questions
Part II: Discipline Oriented Section
Questions carrying one marks (Objective/multiple choice, preferably involving numericals
- 50 questions
covering full syllabus)
Part III : Aptitude section Reading Comprehension data Sufficiency & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning computer awareness TOTAL 100 marks - 20 questions
VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, BELGAUM
Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph.D. Programme Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test
For Faculty of Engineering & General Science
Part I: Mathematics Section Questions carrying one mark (Objective/multiple choice, covering full syllabus) Common to: Civil Engineering Science / Mechanical Engineering Science’ / Electrical Engineering Science / Computer Sciences / Textile / Silk Engineering / Chemical Engineering / Polymer Science / Bio –Tech / Architecture / Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics & M.Sc (Engg) SYLLABUS IN MATHEMATICS 1. Matrices : Definition, Rank of matrix Systems of m linear equations with n unknown, - 30 questions
Eigen value and eigen vectors of a square matrix. 2. Calculus a) Differential Calculus : Limits and Continuity , Differentiation Partial Derivatives.(Basic) b) Integral Calculus Integrals, 3. Vector Algebra; Complex numbers; Definitions, Vector products , Properties; Amplitude & Modules of a complex number, De Moivere’s theorem and examples. 4. Applied Mathematics - Laplace Transforms (Elementary transformation), Fourier series, (Basics definition and examples.) , half range Fourier series and harmonic analysis. 5. Numerical Analysis – Numerical Solutions of Algebraic and transcendental equations, Finite differences , Interpolation (For equal and unequal intervals) Numerical solutions of first order differential equations , Numerical Integration 6. Statistics and Probability Measures of central tendency and dispersion curve fitting by least square methods . Correlation and regression. analysis Probability : Axiams , conditional probability, probability distribution-Binomial poisson and normal distribution TEXT BOOKS: 1. 2. 3. 4. Higher Engineering Mathematics – Dr. B.S. Grewal (37th Edition) Elementary Engineering Mathematics- Dr. B.S. Grewal Advanced Engineering Mathematics –Erwin Kreyszig Introduction to Numerical Analysis –S.S. Sastry *********** : Reduction formulae, Definite Integrals, Properties and Multiple and its applications,
Programme Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test For Faculty of Engineering & General Science Part III: Aptitude section Questions carrying one mark (Objective/multiple choice. covering full syllabus) . BELGAUM Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph.VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY.Sc (Engg) Syllabus in Aptitude section Reading Comprehension data Sufficiency & Data Interpretation. Logical Reasoning & Computer awareness .D.20 questions Common to: Civil Engineering Science / Mechanical Engineering Science’ / Electrical Engineering Science / Computer Sciences / Textile / Silk Engineering / Chemical Engineering / Polymer Science / Bio –Tech / Architecture / Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics & M.
Part II: Discipline Oriented Section Questions carrying one marks (Objective/multiple choice.VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY.D. BELGAUM Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph. preferably involving numericals covering syllabus) full . Programme Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test.50 questions CIVIL ENGINEERING SCIENCE Structural Analysis Structural Systems Methods of Joints and Sections and Truss Analysis Strain Energy Arches and Cables Fluid Mechanics Open Channel Flow Water Hammer Dimensional Analysis Impact of Jets on Vanes Turbines Centrifugal Pumps Concrete Technology Fresh Concrete and Hardened Concrete Mix Design Special Concretes Non-destructive Testing of Concrete Design of Concrete Structures Principles of Limit State Design Serviceability Limits Effective Lengths Design Loads Anchorage of Bars Lateral Stability of Beams Geotech Index Properties of Soil Classification of Soils Soil Structures Compaction of Soil Consolidation of Soils Shear Strength of Soil Transportation Highway Planning and Alignment .
Diversion Works. Gravity and Earthen Dams Steel Structures Steel Structural Fasteners Tension – Compression – Flexure Members Connections Theory of Elasticity Plane Stresses and Plane Strain Principal Stresses and Principal Strains Strain Displacement Relationship Equilibrium and Boundary Condition Generalised Hook’s Law *************** .Design Principles Pavement Materials and Construction Wind Analysis and Site Selection for Airports Irrigation Engineering Water Requirements of Crops Canals.
tempering. Programme Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test. operation a Drilling machine. operation in a lathe. Nitriding and flame hardening. Prime movers (I. bonding materials.2 Stroke & 4 Stroke Petrol & Diesel Engines. II. Concept of Mechanical efficiency BHP & IHP Laws of Ist & IInd Thermodynamics. Science (IP/IEM/Auto/ME/ & Other Allied branches) I. Refrigeration & Air-conditioning – properties – COP unit of Refrigeration. machine. applications.D. grinding terminology. C. carburizing. FRP & MMC advantages & applications. BELGAUM Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph. V Heat treatment of Metals-Anreding. Refrigeration effect. Manufacturing Process part of a lathe. ******** . brazing & welding classification & types. Engine) Classification of I.open loop & closed loop control System Advantages & Disadvantages. zeroth Law.VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY.50 questions Mechanical Engg. C Engines . IV Power transmission & mechtronics Belt drives. preferably involving numericals covering syllabus) full . Carbon equilibrium diagram. Introduction to mechanics. Composite Materials – Types of martin materials. Tonne Refrigeration. Type of grinding Soldering. III. Part II: Discipline Oriented Section Questions carrying one marks (Objective/multiple choice. Types of Drilling Machine. operation on milling machines Grinding machines. gear drives. Types of milling machines. Normalizing harding. Iron. cyaniding. Lubrication & bearing types.
BELGAUM Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph. max wells equations. operation. 5. Field Theory – Electric & magnetic fields. 4. Fundamentals & AC Circuits Network Theorems. preferably involving numericals covering syllabus) full . programming and interfacing Transducers. 3. Programme Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test. 8. Transformers Diode Circuits – Amplifiers. 9. Simplification of Boolean Expressions – karnaugh maps combinational logic Design.D. Part II: Discipline Oriented Section Questions carrying one marks (Objective/multiple choice. 7. ******************* . Sequential logic circuits – Flip flops & counters. phase & gain margins. Thyrestors – Choppers & Inverters.50 questions Electrical Sciences (ECE/EEE/IT/TC/BM/ML and other allied branches) 1. 10. Electrical Machines AC & DC.VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY. 6. shift Registers Time response of second order control systems nyquist criteria – Bode plots. Microprocessors – Architecture. op – Amp Applications. 2.
Programme Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test. 6. BELGAUM Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph.50 questions Computer Sciences (CSE/ISE/MCA) 1. Queues and lists. verification & . 5. 3. Computer Organization (as per CSE46 Syllabus) Data Structures using C (Stack. 9. Software Design. Trees. 7.D.VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY. 8. recursion. Relations functions) 2. sorting. Part II: Discipline Oriented Section Questions carrying one marks (Objective/multiple choice. (Overview. Discrete Mathematical Structures (Set Memory Fundamentals of Logic. Operating systems (as per CS 52 Syllabus) OOP with C++ (as per CSE 36 Syllabus) DBMS (as per CS53 Syllabus) Analysis & Design of Algorithms (as per CSE 43 Syllabus) object oriented Analysis & design (as per CS 72 Syllabus) Software Engg. searching) 4. preferably involving numericals covering syllabus) full . Requirements Validation) *************** Engg.
Copolymerisation. Brief study of physical & chemical properties of cotton. chain. Free volume concept. Thermal analysis of polymers – glass transition temperature of polymers. Production of modified viscose rayon. India’s position of natural fibers in global scenario.VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY. Introduction to regenerated fibers. chemistry and physics of viscose rayon production. silk & blast fibers. theology of polymers – derivation of various laws to flow of polymeric fluids. BELGAUM Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph. wool. polymers. Brief history on origin of textiles. Introduction to textile fibers. ‘Modal’ and ‘lyocell’ fibre. Process modification required in blowroom for processing various blends like Polyester/cotton. & jute fibers. Study of thermal characterization by DSC. Introduction to various Fibre forming polymers. Polyester/viscose. Mechanical behavior of polymers. history of polymers. Time dependent behaviour and temperature dependent mechanical behaviour. Part II: Discipline Oriented Section Questions carrying one marks (Objective/multiple choice. brief out line on production of acetate & cupramonium rayon. Brief introduction to Textile materials. Manufacture of Tencel. evaluation of blowroom performance. Flow of polymeric fluids. calculation regarding blowroom line.D. . classification of polymers. Need of blending. wool. Time temperature Superposition in polymers. Modern developments in blowroom machineries. Study of various types of initiators.tensile behavior. Techniques of polymerisation. . cultivation & grading of cotton. Types of blending operation and blending procedure. Study of various methods of polymerisation viz addition. basic requirements of textile fibers. Application of polymers.50 questions Textile / Silk Technology Introduction to monomers. Geographical distribution. silk. co-ordination polymerization. silk and its blends. Determination of glass transition temperature. preferably involving numericals covering syllabus) full . Programme Draft Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test. DTA and TGA Introduction to Textiles. Nature of polymeric fluids.
Auto coner and Uniconer. Tensioning Study of automatic User classimat and its usefulness in selecting optimum clearing. . Controlling of ballooning tension. Carding: Objects of carding. cleaning efficiency within and between lap variations. Head stock – dry splitting comb. Foam sizing solvent sizing. friction driven and spindle driven beam warping machines. Yarn clearers. detailed study of working of revolving flat card. Winding faults and remedies. homogenizers. size add on. After waxing. their applications – tandem card. speeds. Hot melt sizing. Developments in post carding zone. classification of winding machine. Different types of modern creels. Study of Ingredients used for size preparation. Sizing: Production calculation of all Objects of sizing. high pressure squeezing. hard waste. migrating behaviour of warp ends. agitators and storing becks. Sizing defects and remedies. stripping calculation of production. Pressure cookers. PIV and friction clutch. efficiency etc.Various quality control studies in blowroom like alp rejection percentage. Injection cookers. machines. winders viz. beam pressing. types and settings. Controls in sow box – stretch and its control. Production and efficiency calculations. hot air drying. dead loss. Developments in modern carding such as developments in preceding zone. types of balloon breakers. Size pickup. autolevellers. mixing vessels Viz. setting of different parts and effect of changing the setting on sliver quality. Methods of increasing angle of packages. draft etc. Salient features of modern sizing machines. devices. man made fibres and their blends. Drying principles – multicylinder drying. in carding. Precision and drum winders. Recent trends in sizing Viz. drag roll. card clothing. Sizing of Natural. Creels sow box. Special requirements of yarn preparatory for shuttleless weaving machine. Concept of single end sizing. Size formulation. radiation drying. cone angle. Winding: Objects and principles of winding. methods of grinding. Study of modern. measurement of package density and their efficiency. Special warpers for polyolefin filament yarns. measurement handling. Study of different types of sectional warping machines and their salient features. moisture measurement and temperature control. Techniques of sizing. Derivation of expression to find winding speed and surface speed. Identification of cones. material handing. Modern cards. various quality control studies in carding. cut mark motion. coil angle and angle of wind and their importance. Warping: Objects and systems of warping.
Post sizing operations – Drawing – in. UVS. Mechanical properties: Stress and strain behaviour. Objects of shearing and cropping. automatic drawing in machine. scouring of wool and jute. Latest developments in mercerization. methods of singeing by various singeing machines. methods of bleaching. fibres. SEM. TEM & DGC. bleaching of common whitening. methods of desizing. optical whitening process for common fibres. PET. machines used for mercerization. Description of physical structure of cotton. Characterization of solid state structure of textile fibres using X-rays IRS. scouring of synthetic. . Faults in mercerization and their remedies. swelling of textile fibres. factors affecting tensile behaviour. Objects of desizing. slack mercerization. latest developments in scouring. heat of absorption. Chemistry of optical whitening agents. mechanism of bleaching. Objects of Bleaching. structure and tensile property correlation. mechanism of scouring. bleaching of cellulose fibres. Introduction to Objects of singeing. moisture regain. continuous desizing. shearing and cropping. desizing of cotton and other blend. moisture hysterisis. physical and chemical changes in cotton due to mercerization. scouring of natural cellulose fabrics. history and developments of mercerization. NMR. Hot mercerization. latest developments in desizing. Chemicals and auxiliaries used for textile wet processing and their functions. knotting. various factors affecting mercerization. Test methods for mercerized materials. modifications required to scour knitted fabrics. degumming of silk. Elastic recovery and weaklink effect. precautions to be taken during singeing. bleaching of common manufactured fibres. Objects of scouring. Nylon and acrylic fibres. Various Two phase models for studying two phase and one phase physical structure fibres. methods of scouring. bleaching of natural protein fibres. Moisture relations : Concept of moisture equilibrium. Effect of moisture on various property of fibres. Objects of mercerization. methods of mercerization – yarns and fabrics. leasing. wool. silk. latest developments in singeing.
Operating devices. texturing. Study of Production of polyamides. takes off material. straightening of hooks. Concept of liquid crystal. Thermal properties: Thermal conductivity. specific heat. Hook theory. Calculations drawframe. static electricity. Influence of machine components and setting on combing Nipper assembly. measurement of crimp rigidity. HDPE. roller eccentricity. Operating principle of draw frame. draw texturing. Production of nylon-66. Monitoring and autolevelling in drawframe. Modern developments in texturing process. Amontons laws of friction. by GEL spinning technique. Study of Production of LDPE. pertaining to Combing: Objects of combing. dielectric properties. knit-de-knit crimping. Measurement of these properties. Noil theory. influence of combing operation on quality. Solvent Study of various parameters affecting false twist texturing. Quality control studies in drawframe. Bowden and Tabors theory of friction. scouring. knife edge crimping. behaviour of fibres of drafting zone. waste . Texturising: Introduction to texturising. boron. Drawing: Introduction. Introduction to high performance fibres. buffing. and uni lap machines. technova. factor affecting stress relaxation. nylon-6 effect of various parameters on nylon-6 Production study of semi-continuous & integrated continuous process for Production of nylon-6. Brief study on bercolisation. Study of Production of aromatic polyamides viz. Optical properties. Flexural and tensional properties. alumina & glass fibres. Frictional properties. carbide. False twist. ribbon lap. parameters influencing the combing operations. Preparatory process for combing sliver lap. Sequence of operations in rectilinear comber. thermo tropic & Leo tropic polymers & fibres. Influence of feed stock on combing. Electrical properties: Electrical resistance. silicon. Introduction to synthetic fibres. suction system for drafting arrangement. measurement of birefringence. Importance of optical properties. elements of drafting arrangements. Types of comber. Nomex. stuffer box crimping. thermal conductivity and thermal expansion. deviation of these laws in fibre friction. Study of different methods of texturising. luster. Physical bulk & instability of textured yarns. dynamic mechanical properties and their application. passage of material through draw frame. distribution for drafting arrangement. creep. Kevlar. drafting arrangements. airjet texturing. combs. roller drafting systems. shore hardness. Study of Production of carbon. Production and properties of PBZT AND PBZO fibres.Stress relaxation. Friction field. Study of Production of PET by DMT & TPA routes. tasks of draw frame. Production of raw materials for synthetic fibres.
Heald reversing mechanism. swell etc.. Calculations in comber. rate of delivery. Beat-Up : Theory of Beat up. Weft stop motions . Let-off motions . Study of types of temples. bobbin leading and flyer leading mechanism. Warp stop motion . Study of different types of reed. stick. box settings. Auxiliary Motions : Warp stop.removal. Loom banging off and loom brake. Timing and settings. Secondary Motions : Take up motion. electrical type. timing. Filament weaving. Staggering of healds. Design features and working of beat up mechanism. continuous take up motion. reed count. Timing setting of picking mechanism. chase length. transport operations in combing room.7 wheel take up.side weft fork and centre weft fork. Shedding : Different types of shed. drafting arrangements and systems. Spindle and flyer – design of spindle and flyer. heald count Picking : Methods of picking. Positive and negative tappet shedding. early and late shedding. mechanical. Merits and demerits of tappet shedding. operating sequence. cone drive. tappet shedding and their characteristics. Quality control studies in speedframe. lifter motion and builder motion.causes and remedies. Different types of tappets. Warp easing motion and anticrack motion. Early and late picking. package built bobbin drive. Shuttle checking devices. Detailed study of modern combing with reference to cylinder speed. fractionating efficiency. Fabric defects . check strap buffer.loose reed and fast reed mechanism. Winding of bobbin – mechanism. setting. healds. defects in negative picking. drafting system. operating regions of speedframe. . Factors affecting the sley eccentricity. Shuttle trap. eccentricity of sley. pickers. circular box motion. Box Motions: 4x4 box motion.positive and negative types. Speed Frame: Objects of speed frames. weak and harsh pick. Speed and production calculation of plain looms. picking band. essentials of goods picking. detaching mechanism. differential gearing mechanism. quality control studies in combing. Study of features of various modern speedframes. Different types of under picking mechanisms. Automatic Looms: . calculations pertaining to speedframe.
Quality control in garment dyeing. Forces acting on the traveler and yarn balloon in ring spinning. Modifications required in ring frames to process various types of blends. various factors affecting dyeing. Ring Frame: Objects of ring spinning.Cop changing. poplin. shuttle changing looms. Effect of fibre structure on dyeing behaviour. Different methods of threading the yarn through delivery rollers. feelers. Twist flow in Ring spinning . Hosiery yarn and its manufacture. Evaluation of fastness properties of dyed materials. Doubling Frame: Objects of doubling process. Theories of dyeing. precautions to be taken for effective dyeing of garments. Rings & Travelers . shuttle eye cutters. Different types of dyeing practices for various types of garments. cross section. Disperse dyes. Selection and application of various dyes like direct dyes. types of feelers. manufacture & selection. Effect of dyebath pH. Setting in ring frames and production calculations in direct & indirect systems. temple eye cutters and their settings Chemicals and auxillaries used for textile dyeing and their functions. effect of dyebath temperature. Reactive dyes. sulphur dyes. Fancy yarns and fancy doublers -methods of threading for some fancy yarns. Sol-vat dyes.types. Azoic dyes. action of electrolytes. selection of dyes for specific end uses. Construction and working of a doubler. Mordant dyes. properties and end uses. Traveler numbering. Chemical constitution of dyes. Latest developments in ring spinning. Variation in yarn tension during spinning. Dyeing of blends and knitted fabrics Introduction to colour measurement and computer colour matching. acid dyes. Vat dyes. Dry doubling and wet doubling. crepes. Latest developments in dyeing machinery Brief study on eco-friendly dyeing processes. Working principles of dyeing machinery for yarns. Properties. Preparation of standard yarn packages. Working principle of ring frame. Function of lappets & separators.effect of various parameters. voile. cabled. fabrics and garments. Yarn and package faults. Mechanism of dyeing. speciality chemicals and dyes used for garment dyeing. Resultant of the forces acting on the traveler. Various after treatments given to dyed goods. Modified basic dyes on important natural and manufactured fibres. Detailed study of the ring frame mechanisms. basic dyes. Sewing thread production & properties. . Introduction to natural dyes and their methods of application Preparatory process for garment dyeing. Effect of material to liquor ratio. Properties of various doubled. chiffon yarn etc.
discharge. London and Norwich harness mounting systems. anti-static. Consolidation of picking force in air jet picking systems. Sanforization – principle and the process. Finishing process: An overview . Resin and anti-crease finish on cotton and protein fibre fabrics.heat setting. Dobby Looms: Mechanical design and working principles of different types of dobbies such as negative. resist and special styles.chemical and mechanisms used for the above styles. Water repellent finishes. Card punching. Finishing of woollen materials. Finishing of synthetic fibre fabrics . Shuttle-less Weaving: Study of special features of rapier.objects and methods of finishing.An overview of the printing process. Printing of natural and synthetic fibre fabrics with various classes of dyes/pigments. rotary. curing by dry heat. de-lustering. flat bed and rotary screen printing methods. Principles of Break Spinning. Types of weft insertion systems. The print paste preparation and preservation. Production calculations. solvents. fire retardant and fire proof finishes. Brief study of different binders. Methods to increase the figuring capacity. Piano card cutting machine. etc. Double lift single cylinder. Review of developments in jacquards. Roller. Air-jet looms. Jacquard: Mechanical design and operating principles of single lift single cylinder. Methods of printing – Printing by Hand block. Different types of rotors and opening rollers used in open end spinning. water-jet. hand screen. Weft feed system. Lattice pegging methods. Study of above types of shuttle-less weaving machines with reference to: Types of weft supply creels. Calendering and various calendering machines used. Styles of printing – Direct. steam fixation etc. Card lacing. Developments in printing machinery. soil release. Introduction to textile printing . discharging agents and other ingredients of printing paste. cam. Weft mixing systems. paper. Types of selvedges. casting out in jacquard. The constituents and characteristic of printing paste. Double lift Double cylinder and cross border jacquard. semi-automatic screen. Working principle of Rotor Spinning. Classification of various finishes – Various finishing chemicals used and their properties. Different types of tieups.Open End Spinning: Limitations of Ring spinning. Recent developments in O E Spinning. mechanisms and continuous transfer printing – Transfer printing machinery. positive. Setting and speeds required to process various blends. cross border dobbies. Systems of weft beat up. thickeners. cyclic diagram of operation of the dobby mechanism. Different carrier breaking system. Cyclogram of the jacquard shedding. projectile. silk fabrics and blended products. Methods of print fixation – Drying. . Types of weft tensioning devices. Selection of dyes/pigments/auxiliaries and textile substrate to suit the end use of the printed textile materials. Comparison of ring and O E yarns. Transfer printing – Principle.
stiffness. Pilling. air permeability. Fiber dimensions Viz. serviceability. Principles of various evenness testers & measurement of evenness for sliver. drape. Estimation of color fastness of dyed fabrics.Testing & Inspection. Principles & measurements of single & double yarn twist. Thermal property. Their technological importance and determination by various conventional and High Volume Instruments (HVI). fineness. aesthetic properties. width. weight. bursting. Causes & effects of irregularity in sliver. Fabric strength. thickness. FQI & its importance. shear. ***** . Yarn strength & its testing. Assessment of fabric quality for garment industry. Moisture relation and testing. Nep counting. shear. On-line quality control systems .Introduction to textile testing and quality control.penetration of fabrics by water under pressure. wetting of apparels & industrial fabrics . & abrasion resistance. roving &yarns. crimp.Yarn friction &its measurements. Study of various systems of yarn count & its measurements by various methods & instruments. Yarn twist & its effects on yarn & fabric properties. Water & fabric relations & testing. Sampling techniques. Determination of fabric length. shrinkage test. Thread density. Study of fabric cyclic properties like bending. Methods and principles of yarn strength testing. length.tensile. flammability. maturity and strength.. wear. Study of water penetration. tearing. Importance of twist multiplier. fatigue. roving & yarns. handle.
stagewise and continuous contacting and stage efficiencies. convection and radiation. centrifuge and cyclones. thickening and classification. dynamics of simple systems. Momentum Transfer and Mechanical Operations: Fluid statics. Bernoulli equation. film. elementary boundary layer theory. non-isothermal reactors. frequency response (including Bode plots) and controller tuning. BELGAUM Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph. equations of state and thermodynamic properties of real systems. chemical reaction equilibria. momentum. condensation and evaporation. steady and unsteady heat conduction. use of tie components. conveying of solids. Chemical Reaction Engineering: Theories of reaction rates.D. kinetics of heterogeneous catalytic reactions. flow meters. transfer functions and responses of simple systems. pumps and compressors. Mass Transfer: Fick's law. diffusion effects in catalysis. preferably involving numericals covering syllabus) full . energy balance. Programme Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test. fugacity. heat transfer coefficients. flow through pipeline systems. phase equilibria. excess properties and correlations of activity coefficients. Heat Transfer: Conduction. mass transfer coefficients. interpretation of kinetic data. kinetics of homogeneous reactions. dimensional analysis. liquid-liquid extraction. First and Second laws of thermodynamics and their applications. Part II: Discipline Oriented Section Questions carrying one marks (Objective/multiple choice. feed forward control. types of heat exchangers and evaporators and their design. size reduction and size separation. molecular diffusion in fluids. Plant Design and Economics: Design and sizing of chemical engineering equipment such as . recycle. dehumidification and adsorption. non-ideal reactors. and PID). absorption. boiling. heat and mass transfer analogies. shell balances. PI. controller modes (P. drying.VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY. Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids. humidification. single and multiple reactions in ideal reactors. crystallization. mixing and agitation. degree of freedom analysis. sensors. Macroscopic friction factors. bypass and purge calculations. cascade.50 questions Chemical Engineering Process Calculations and Thermodynamics: Laws of conservation of mass and energy. residence time. process reaction curve. filtration. free and hindered settling. Instrumentation and Process Control: Measurement of process variables. HTU & NTU concepts design and operation of equipment for distillation. analysis of closed loop systems including stability. control valves. packed and fluidized beds. penetration and surface renewal theories. leaching. dynamics such as CSTRs. transducers and their dynamics.
multistage contactors. NaOH. Urea. Oil. Chemical Technology: Inorganic chemical industries. polymerization industries. polypropylene. cost indexes. optimization in Design. principles of process economics and cost estimation including total annualized cost. PVC and polyester synthetic fibers. heat exchangers. SSP and TSP). fertilizers (Ammonia. rate of return. polyethylene.compressors. and Fats). Sugar. discounted cash flow. petroleum refining and petrochemicals. ************ . natural products industries (Pulp and Paper. sulfuric acid. payback period.
Mass spectrometry. NMR spectroscopy. crystallization. glycolipids and steroids. nucleoprotein complexes. optical activity. UV. Flow process. DSC. Mitochondria. FUNDAMNETALS OF MOMENTUM TRANSFER Fluid definition. CD. structure and properties of aminoacids. and proteins. Shear strain. Closed and Open system. Types of flow. Spectrophotometry.D. 5. Momentum balance. EPR. Calorimetry. Electrophoresis. Nucleus. Formal structure in cytolplasm. Beronulli’s equation. Plant and animal cells. Netwon’s law. Biologically important peptides. peptides. cell division. Flow through circular and non circular sections. Extraction. LC-MS. and Friction factor. Reversible and Irreversible processes. Manometric equation. Muscle and Nerve cell. FUNDAMENTALS OF THERMODYANAMICS System. fluorimeter. Energy balance equation. viscometry. Programme Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test. BASCS OF UNIT OPERATIONS Basics of Sedimentation. Distillation. Peroxisomes. and Steady state conduction. falme. Cillar). di. First law for Cyclic Process. Heat capacity. Chromatography. neutral fats. Heat reservoir and Heat engines. phospholipids. Hydrostatic equilibrium. Filtration. Types of cell functions. General statement of First law of Therodynamics. Drying. Continuity equation. Equilibrium state and Phase rule. Zeroth law of Thermodynamics. Basic modes of heat transfer. preferably involving numericals covering syllabus) full . 2. structure and properties of fatty acids. Intensive & Extensive Properties. and polysaccharides. Laser Raman and ESR. State and Path functions. MALDI-TOF. nucleotides. Size reduction. 4. luminescence. FUNDAMENTALS OF CELL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION Eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells. Structure and properties of purines. Cell locomotion (Ameoboid Flagella. 6. Pressure measurements. BASICS OF BIOPHYSICAL AND BIOCHEMCIAL TECHNIQUES Rayleigh scattering. Lysosomes. BASIC BIOCHEMISTRY Structure and properties of mono. Structure and functioning of endocrine cells including neuro-secretary cell. Evaporation. Fluid flow. Adsorption and Iron-exchange operations. Shear stress. neutron diffraction. Multi-layer. IR. Principles of Diffusion. Ribosome. barometric equation. and Mixing. ribonucleic acids. ultra centrifugation. photometry. Part II: Discipline Oriented Section Questions carrying one marks (Objective/multiple choice. Turbulent flow. Golgi bodies. Mitosis and Meosis. pyrimidines. Endoplasmic Reticulum. governing equations. Losses through pipe and fittings. Non-Flow Process. Uni-layer. Chloroplast and Vacuoles. 3. . BELGAUM Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph. Setting. Laminar and turbulent flow.50 questions BIO-TECHNOLOGY 1.VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY. Cell to cell integration. Surrounding and Process. X-ray crystallography. nucleosides. State and Properties. electron microscopy. Classification. AFM. STM. Hagen-Poiseulles equations. Euler equation.
liquid phase reactions. Medical Databases. Composition. Outline of an integrated bioprocess and the various (upstream and downstream) unit operations involved in bioprocesses. Phylogenetic analysis: Tree. law of segregation and independent assortment. Predictive methods for secondary structure. Epistasis. biology and salient features of vectors.Hershey & Chase. Predictive methods for Detecting Functional Sites in the DNA. Morality. Molality. Ti plasmid mediated gene transfer. pH and pK Buffer Calculations. Identification of genetic m. genetic code. equilibrium constant and standard free energy change. General material balance equation for steady and unsteady states. Role of genes within cells.factors affecting equilibrium conversion. BLAST. Database similarity searching.Building Methods. Composition of mixtures and solutions.Precentage by weight. 9. Sequence alignment and database searches: Optional Alignment. and ppm. preesure on equilibrium constants and other. Gene transfer techniques. phase rule for reacting systems. BASIC GENETICS AND FENETIC ENGINEERINT Nature of genetic material. liquids and gases. Basic concepts of Energy Balance. FASTA. Structure database. Couples reactions and energy rise compounds. of mixtures of Solids. monohybrid and dihybrid inheritance. Multiple alleles and groups antigens. Complementary genes.. Aspects pf Multiple Sequence Alignment. classical experiments. Mendelian Laws of inheritance. DNA replication.BIOPROCESS PRINCIPLES Concept of mole and Molecule. Gene interations. tertiary folds from protein sequences.aterial. genetic elements that control gene expression. Reaction Stotichiometry. supplementary genes. mole and Volume. vectors in recombinant DNA technology. INTRODUCTORY BIOINFORMATICS Databases: Sequence database.plasmids. 8. Plasmid mapping and primer design. Evaluating Trees and Data. types of vectors. structure and functions of T-DNA in the expression of genes. heterogeneous bioreaction equlibria. phages and viruses.7. generalized process flow sheets. criteria of biochemical reaction equilibrium. Avery McLeod etc. effect of temperature. cosmids. method of creating recombinant DNA molecules. $$$$$$$$ . Normality. genetic engineering of plants and animals. Process flow sheet and unit operations in chemical and bioprocess industries.
Organic Chemistry – Classification and nomenclature of organic compounds. 2. Thermodynamics – Gas laws . 9. 4. Molecular Chemistry – Types of spectra – Rotational energy – Calculation of bond length – Vibrational energy .Primary and secondary states in radiochemical reactions.Atomic radii – Ionization energy in groups and periods – Electron affinity Chemical Bonding. Programme Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test. Inorganic Chemistry – Molecular orbital theory – General characteristics of s – block and p.Free energy – Entropy – Phase equilibria. Oils and Fats – Waxes – Dyes – Terpenes. block .VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY. Nobel Gases – Non-aqueous solvents Ion exchange . NMR Spectroscopy.elements Gravimetry – Statistical analysis of results of quantitative measurements (errors – accuracy – precession etc).Hormones – Vitamins 3. Active methyl compounds –Carbohydrates – Stereo50 questions chemistry – Amino acids – Peptides – proteins. Polymer Chemistry – Inorganic polymers – Properties – Glass transition temperature. Drugs .Chemical Kinetics – Colloids – Emulsions – Crystallography. Electrochemistry – Hydrolysis of salts – Ionic equilibria. 8. Periodic Properties . Nuclear chemistry .Heat engine . ************* . Electronic effects and reactive intermediates –Principles of purification of organic compounds – Halogens – Cycloalkanes – Aromatic hydrocarbons – Elimination Reaction – Organo-metallic compounds – Alcohols – Phenols – Carboxyl compounds – Carboxylic acid – Hydroxy acids – Amines – Diazonium Compounds. Application of nuclear chemistry. 10.Selection rules and transitions.Fundamental properties of nucleons – isotopes – nuclear stability – binding energy – nuclear models – fission and fusion – nuclear transmutation – radioactivity – nuclear reactors – accelerators.D. preferably involving numericals covering full syllabus) CHEMISTRY (Topics Studied up to the Bachelor Degree Level should be considered for setting the comprehensive questions in the subject) 1. 7. Radiation Chemistry .Metallurgy – Gaseous fuels.Thermodynamic processes – State function – Laws of Thermodynamics . Ionic yield – energy yield – comparison with photochemistry – Radiolysis – Units of Measurement of radiation. 6. BELGAUM Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph. Co-ordination Chemistry – Basic concepts – Valance bond theory – Crystal field theory – Bio-inorganic chemistry – Enzymes – Occurrence – properties and structure of enzymes. Physical Chemistry Liquid mixtures Properties of liquid Mixtures – Colligative Properties . Part II: Discipline Oriented Section Questions carrying one marks (Objective/multiple choice. 5. Distribution law.
*********** Mossbauer effect – . Properties and Applications.Recent Trends in Physics – Liquid Crystals – Optical Fibers – Smart Materials – NanoMaterials. 10. Zeeman effect. 4. Solutions – Eigen values. Waves Acoustics Thermal Conductivity. Quantum Physics – Failure of Classical Physics – Duality – Wave function – Schrodinger wave equations.Frames of Reference – Rigid body dynamics – Moment of Inertia – Laws of Conservation. Programme Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test.Special and General Theories of relativity – Statistical Physics – Specific Heats of Solids – Band Theory of solids – Classification of solids Electrical Conductivity in solids – Dielectric and Magnetic Properties – Specific Heats of Solids – Semiconductors – Applications – Semiconductor devices – Transistors . Mechanics and Properties of Matter . preferably involving numericals covering syllabus) full .50 questions Physics (Topics Studied up to the Bachelor Degree Level should be considered for setting the comprehensive questions in the subject) (Topics Studied up to the Bachelor Degree Levels should be considered for setting the comprehensive questions in the subject) 1.Mass spectrographs – Radioactivity – Accelerators – Nuclear detectors – Nuclear reactions .D.Theories of Light – Interference – Diffraction – Polarisation – Optical Instruments – Resolving Power. Laser – Production. 8. Atomic and Molecular Physics – The electron – Atomic Models – Atomic spectra – Molecular spectra – Related measurements. BELGAUM Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph.Cosmic ray Magnetic Resonance – Applications – Elementary Particles. Optics . Solid State Physics .Measuring Instruments) Alternating and Direct current – Generation and Analysis – Thermoelectricity – Electromagnetism . Electricity and Magnetism – Electrostatics – Galvanometers .Digital electronics – Superconductivity. Part II: Discipline Oriented Section Questions carrying one marks (Objective/multiple choice. 6. X – rays – Crystallography. 5. Elasticity – Viscosity – Surface Tension.Relativity . 7.Amplifiers – Oscillators . 3. Nuclear Physics – The nucleus – Nuclear models .VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY. 9. 2. Heat and Thermodynamics – Kinetic Theory – Laws of Radiation – Thermodynamics – Liquification of Gases – Entropy – Heat engines and Refrigeration. – Progressive waves – Superposition – Doppler effect – Acoustics of Buildings – Fourier transforms – Ultrasonics.
De moivre’s theorem. Partial differentiation. Eigen values and eigen vectors 4. rank of a matrix.SC. of series of positive terms. consistency of a system of linear equations. 3.(MATHS) (Topics Studied up to the Bachelor Degree Level should be considered for setting the comprehensive questions in the subject) 1. LINEAR ALGERBRA Matrices and determinants. Standard tests for convergence. Indeterminate forms. angle between polar curves. mean value theorems. preferably involving numericals covering syllabus) full .VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY. For Faculty General Science Part II: Discipline Oriented Section Questions carrying one marks (Objective/multiple choice. Programme Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test. INFINITTE SERIES Convergence and divergence Alternating series. Taylor’s and Maclaurin’s expansion for a function of single variable. BELGAUM Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph. Inverse of a matrix. . CALCULUS a) DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS: nth derivative of standard functions. simple problems. maximum and minimum for function of single and two variables. TRIGONOMETRY Trigonometric ratios and relations. Curvature and radius of curvature. polar curves.50 questions MATHEMATICS (FOR BACKGROUND OF M.D. Leibnitz test. roots of complex numbers 2. Complex numbers: Definition and properties.
probability distribution-Binomial poisson.b) INTEGRAL CALCULUS Tracing of standard curves.S. c) STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY Correlation and regression. Probability : Axiams . Area . Including Bayes theorem. TEXT BOOKS: 1. application to Engineering problems. Elementary Engineering Mathematics. APPLIED MATHEMATICS a) Laplace Transforms. Sastry *************** . Advanced Engineering Mathematics –Erwin Kreyszig 4. normal. Beta and gamma functions. Higher Engineering Mathematics – Dr. Length. 5. DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS Solutions of first order and first degree differential equations. Grewal 3. finite differences and related problems.S. Numerical solution of ordinary and partial differential equations. numerical differentiation and numerical integration . analysis of variance. 6.Dr. B. conditional probability. Grewal (37th Edition) 2. geometric and exponential distribution. Fourier Series & Fourier Transforms b) NUMERICAL METHODS Solutions of algebraic and transcendental equations. B.S. Volume using multiple integrals. Introduction to Numerical Analysis –S.
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Marketing mix. Planning: nature-type-steps. Organizing: Organization structure. scope. BELGAUM Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph. functions. Programme Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test. MBO. perception and decision making. nature. Latest Management concepts in all the above modules. Module 2 Organization behaviour: nature: Learning. Personality: definition-traits-determinants. Time value of money. Module 4 Human Resource Management: definition.50 questions Business Administration Module 1 Management: Definition. span of management. Perception. Staffing:-overview. factors influencing perception. Module 5 Financial Management: Definition. Principles of management. objectives. ************ . Module 3 Marketing Management: Meaning-importance – Marketing management process.VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY. Objections of HRM. decentralization. nature. Part II: Discipline Oriented Section Questions carrying one marks (Objective/multiple choice) . Meaning. Directing and controlling. centralization. scope-managerial and operative functions of HRM. purpose and functions.D.
blends. Chemistry and Mechanism of Polymerization: Methods of Polymerization . emulsion. PAN.50 questions Polymer Science and Technology • Fundamentals of polymer science. viscosity average and z average molecular weight . Programme Syllabus for the Technical Aptitude Test. Classification of polymers.definition to polymer/macromolecules.VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY. suspension. solid phase.definitions and mathematical expressions). configuration/conformation. copolymer. weight average. fibres. PS. amorphous. tacticity. properties and uses of some polymers – Types of polyethylene (LDPE & HDPE). SBR. • • • Explain the terms crystallinity. functionality of monomers. stress-strain curves (types). Part II: Discipline Oriented Section Questions carrying one marks (Objective/multiple choice. UTM. nylons. preferably involving numericals covering syllabus) full . PMMA. stereoregularity.D. etc. definition for tensile modulus. solution. bulk density. thermal methods-DSC and TGA (basics). NR. PET. composites.Bulk. BELGAUM Topics of Syllabus for the Qualifying Exam for the Ph. • • • Polymer properties – approach and the concept of chemical structure of polymers Polymer testing/characterization – density. gas phase polymerizations Molecular weight and size: The concept of molecular weights (number average. Tg/Tm. PP. epoxies ********* . PC. melt viscosity (MFI) Chemistry. molecular weight distribution (MWD) & its importance and polydispersity. impact strength.
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