Syllabus for Ph. D. Entrance Examination Department of Mechanical Engg.

Imperfections in solids, diffusion mechanisms, dislocations and plastic deformation, strengthening mechanisms. Brittle fracture, Ductile fracture, Fatigue, S-N diagram, theories of fatigue, cumulative fatigue damage, crack initiation and propagation, Effect of different variables on fatigue, Creep, mechanisms of creep, creep fracture. Geometry of Turbo Machine Blade, Timoshenko Beam, Coupled Vibrations, Ressner Principle. Dean and Plass Method. Potential Energy Method, Ritz Method, Rayleigh &Ritz Method, Collocation Method, Transfer Matrix Method, FEM approach Central Difference Method, FDM, Random & Nonlinear Vibrations, Holzer’s Method, Stodla Method .Matrix Iteration & inversion method. Introduction to 1-DFEM, Problems in structural mechanics using two dimensional elements; Plane stress, plane strain, Axis-ymmetric analysis; three dimensional stress analysis; Solution of heat conduction, fluid flow, vibration, stability, and nonlinear, large scale systems. Friction, wear and lubrication, Types of Engg. Contacts: Conforming and nonconforming. Types of motion: rubbing sliding, oscillating, Rolling, Surface of interactions : elastic and plastic deformations, properties of materials, surface energy and flash temperature theory. Laws of sliding friction, concept of adhesion, sliding & rolling friction, measurement of friction. Laws of wear, types of wear such as adhesive, declamation, abrasive, fatigue, corrosive, fretting, erosive, electricals and Oxidative Measurement of wear in dry atmosphere and different environments. Prevention and control of wear and friction in machines, wear of cutting tool and dies, study of abrasion in grinding, lapping and honing. Mechanics of lubrication, Boundary, squeeze film hydrodynamic and elasto-hydrodynamic and elasto-hydrodynamic and hydrostatic lubrications, plasto-hydrodynamic lubrication, solution of Reynold’s equation in two and three dimensional flow, Pressure distribution load carrying capacity friction forces in oil film and coefficient of friction in journal bearing, Solid lubricants, types and application. Design of Bearings: Clearance in journal bearing, minimum film thickness, Sommarfield Number, Oil grooves and flow of oil in axial and circumferential grooves cavitation and turbulence in oil bearing. Heat generation and cooling or bearing hydrostatic and hydrodynamic and their application in machine tools. Design of air bearing and other gas bearings. Reynold’s slip, Heathe Cote concept, selection of roller bearings and their methods of lubrication, design aspects and modes of bearing failures and elasto-hydrodynamic lubrication.Their applications in metal forming processes. -----------------------------------------------------

extrusions and sheet metal forming. dislocations and plastic deformation. Principle. facilities location and layout planning. Honing. mechanisms of creep. Charts required for facilities planning. Location of plant with multi-plant operations. centerline feeding resistance. Electron beam and laser beam welding. Casting defects : their causes and removal. Fundamentals of Metal cutting. Introduction and need of Non-conventional machining Processes. Limitation and applications of USM. weld joint design. wires and tubes. Reliability and maintainability. Lapping and Super finishing. PCB Staffing wave soldering. Role of templates in plant layout. theories of fatigue. Sand testing. Tool Geometry. generalized model of production systems. time of solidification. cumulative fatigue damage. balanced assembly lines. Rapid Prototyping. In process inventory. three dimensional stress analysis. Design of mass production systems. Fundamentals of Metal Working. Facilities planning. Insertion. Plane stress. vibration. crack initiation and propagation. Fatigue. core sands. ECM & EBM etc. operations. EDM. ingredients and additives of moulding sand. optimum tool life. freezing of alloys. Problems in structural mechanics using two dimensional elements. mechanics of metal working.(Production Stream) Materials properties. S-N diagram. Creep. tool standards. ---------------------------------------------- . Brittle fracture. theory of material removal. Fundamentals of Metal Casting. SPC &Quality control charts. strengthening mechanisms. Heat treatment processes and defects. Imperfections in solids. Solution of heat conduction. Theory of tool wear. Fabrication of wafers and micro electronic circuits Machines: component Sequencing. diffusion mechanisms. System of Tool Nomenclature. Characteristics. fluid flow. Plant location Factors and theories. systems model of aggregate production planning: Batch production system planning Multistage production inventory system. solidification of metals. and nonlinear. Nucleation and growth in metals and alloys. Ductile fracture. Effect of different variables on fatigue. Special Casting processes. elements of the Theory of plasticity. physical vapor deposition. Advantages. Nature of cast metals. brass and bronze. LBM. Cutting Tools: Tool materials. Electroless coating and thermal metal spraying. sequencing and scheduling models. Introduction to 1-DFEM. die casting of aluminium and its alloys. large scale systems. types of layouts. Planning of production. transportation model in plant location. Materials requirement planning. techniques metal fusion and weld penetration. repair of castings. constitutional supercooling. locational dynamics. Introduction to Production System. Mechanism of Chip formation. creep fracture. Welding as a Fabrication and repair process. workability. Forging. Metallurgical structures. drawing of rod. Process Parameters. rate of solidification. machining optimization. stability. chemical vapor deposition. fluidity. Welding equipment. Tool life test. Solidification structures in weld joints. Lifecycle concepts in production systems. tool life equations. Various types of welding processes. Axis-symmetric analysis. Various metal working processes. Test of Machinability and influence of metallurgy on machinability. rolling. plane strain.

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