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GE2152 BASIC CIVIL & MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

LTPC 4 0 0 4 UNIT III

B – MECHANICAL ENGINEERING POWER PLANT ENGINEERING 10

OBJECTIVES To enable the circuit branch students to acquire fundamental knowledge in Civil and Mechanical Engineering disciplines for application oriented concepts and ideas. To share the knowledge related to Energy and its sources with emphasis on energy conversion and transmission to Mechanical Energy. COURSE OUTCOMES Upon completion of this course the student will be able to: Understand about stress, strain, various building materials used in construction industry Understand about sub-structure elements, superstructure elements, surveying, dams, road transportation, bridges and its components. Prepare the survey reports. Understand the concepts of Mechanical Engineering in general and Thermal science, Energy conversion in particular. Identify and solve problems related to conservation of Energy. Understand about the working of power plants, refrigeration, Air conditioning and IC engines. A – CIVIL ENGINEERING UNIT I SURVEYING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS 15

Introduction, Classification of Power Plants – Working principle of steam, Gas, Diesel, Hydro-electric and Nuclear Power plants – Merits and Demerits – Pumps and turbines – working principle of Reciprocating pumps (single acting and double acting) – Centrifugal Pump. UNIT IV IC ENGINES 10

Internal combustion engines as automobile power plant – Working principle of Petrol and Diesel Engines – Four stroke and two stroke cycles – Comparison of four stroke and two stroke engines – Boiler as a power plant. UNIT V REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM 10

Terminology of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Principle of vapour compression and absorption system – Layout of typical domestic refrigerator – Window and Split type room Air conditioner. TOTAL: 30 PERIODS REFERENCES: 1. Shanmugam G and Palanichamy M S, “Basic Civil and Mechanical Engineering”,Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co., New Delhi, (1996). 2. Ramamrutham. S, “Basic Civil Engineering”, Dhanpat Rai Publishing Co. (P) Ltd. (1999). 3. Seetharaman S. “Basic Civil Engineering”, Anuradha Agencies, (2005). 4. Venugopal K and Prahu Raja V, “Basic Mechanical Engineering”, Anuradha Publishers, Kumbakonam, (2000). 5. Shantha Kumar S R J., “Basic Mechanical Engineering”, Hi-tech Publications, Mayiladuthurai, (2000). WEB REFERENCES: 6. Dr.Jayanth Kumar Gosh, Surveying lecture notes NPTEL. Available:
http://nptel.iitm.ac.in/courses/Webcourse-contents/IITROORKEE/ SURVEYING/ home.htm

Surveying:
Objects – types – classification – principles – measurements of distances – angles – leveling – determination of areas – illustrative examples.

Civil Engineering Materials:
Bricks – stones – sand – cement – concrete – steel sections. UNIT II
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BUILDING COMPONENTS AND STRUCTURES

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Foundations:
Types, Bearing capacity – Requirement of good foundations. 7. 8. 9.

Superstructure:
Brick masonry – stone masonry – beams – columns – lintels – roofing – flooring – plastering – Mechanics – Internal and external forces – stress – strain – elasticity – Types of Bridges and Dams – Basics of Interior Design and Landscaping. TOTAL: 30 PERIODS

P. s. Som., Lecture Series On Basic Thermodynamics. Available: http://www.nptelvideos.com/video.php?id=1157&c=7 Dr. B. Bhattacharjee. 20 January). A video lecture series on Building Materials and Construction. Available: http://www.learnerstv.com/video/video.php?video=1719&cat=Engineering P. M. Ramgopal, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Available: http://nptel.iitm.ac.in/courses.php?branch=Mechanical.