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SEMESTER

SUBJECT

VII

MECHATRONICS

Objective:
1. To study about basic electronic components and to design circuits for mechanical
applications.
2. To study about sensors and transducers and their significant applications in mechanical
engineering applications.
UNIT I - INTRODUCTION
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Introduction to Digital electronics, components, general electronic circuits, logical gates,
registers; flip flops, microprocessors and applications Design of electronic circuits for
mechanical applications - Measurement Systems-Control Systems.
UNIT II - SENSORS AND TRANSDUCERS
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Sensors Types and Functions - Position , Proximity, Velocity and Motion, Fluid Pressure,
Temperature Sensors, Light Sensors, Emission Gas Sensors - Performance parameters - Selection
of Sensors.
Transducers Classification, selection, resistive, capacitive and inductive transducers, piezoelectric transducers, optical and digital transducers. Transducers for Measurement displacement, temperature, level, flow, pressure, velocity, torque, speed,
UNIT III - MICROPROCESSOR AND MICROCONTROLLERS
9
8085 Microprocessor Architecture, Pin Configuration, Instruction set, Programming.
Interfacing input and output devices, Interfacing D/A converters and A/D converters,
Applications- Temperature control, Stepper motor control, Traffic light controller. Introduction to
8086, microprocessors.
8051 Microcontroller Signals, Operational features, Memory and I/O addressing, Interrupts,
serial communication, and instruction set. Applications in cutting machinery and automotives.
UNIT IV - PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS
9
Introduction-Basic
structure-Input/Output
Processing-Programming-Mnemonics-TimersInternal relays and counters-Data handling-Analog Input/Output-Selection of a PLC. SCADA ,
Industrial applications of PLC in conveyor systems, product line automations etc.
UNIT V - DESIGN OF MECHATRONICS SYSTEMS
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Stages in designing mechatronic systems, traditional and mechatronic design, possible design
solutions. Design of following mechatronic systems - Pick and place robot, automatic car park
system, engine management system, machinery automation.
TOTAL HOURS
:45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOK:
1.
W.Bolton- Mechatronics-Longman-Second Edition- 2010.
2.
K.Ram- Fundamentals of Microprocessors and Microcomputers "- Dhanpat Rai
Publications- Fourth Revised Edition- 2005.

SEMESTER
VII

SUBJECT
FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS

Objective:
1. To understand the basics of Finite element techniques and 1D element equation
formulation
2. To gain knowledge about 2D problems in structural and Thermal
3. To enable student to learn about Natural coordinates and Iso-Parametric Elements
UNIT I 1D FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS
12
Historical Background Weighted Residual Methods Basic Concepts of FEM
Variational Formulation of B.V.P Ritz Method Finite Element Modeling Element
Equations Linear and Quadratic Shape functions -Bar, Beam Elements Applications to
Heat Transfer.
UNIT II FEA OF 2D PROBLEMS
12
Basic Boundary Value Problems in 2 Dimensions Triangular, quadrilateral, higher order
elements Poissons and Laplace Equations Weak Formulation Elements Matrices and
Vectors Application to Solid mechanics, Heat transfer, Fluid Mechanics.
UNIT III ISO PARAMETRIC FORMULATION
12
Natural Co-ordinate System Lagrangian Interpolation Polynomials Iso-parametric Elements
Formulation Numerical Integration 1D -2D Triangular elements rectangular elements
Illustrative Examples.
UNIT IV SOLUTION TO PLANE ELASTICITY PROBLEMS
12
Introduction to Theory of Elasticity Plane Stress Plane Strain and Axisymmetric
Formulation Principle of virtual work Element matrices using energy approach
UNIT V: DYNAMIC ANALYSIS
12
Dynamic Analysis Equation of Motion Mass Matrices Free Vibration analysis Natural
frequencies of Longitudinal Transverse and torsional vibration Introduction to transient
field problems. Non linear analysis. Use of software h & p elements special element
formulation.
TUTORIAL HOURS
TOTAL HOURS

:15
:60

Text Books:
1. Chandrupatla & Belagundu, Finite Elements in Engineering, Prentice Hall of India
Private Ltd., 1997.
2. Rao S.S., Finite Element Method in Engineering , Pergamon Press, 1989

SEMESTER
VII

SUBJECT
POWER PLANT ENGINEERING

Objectives:
To understand the working of hydroelectric power plant.
To understand the layout and working of steam power plant and gas turbines
To understand the working of nuclear power plants and non conventional power
generation
UNIT I
Introduction: Energy resources and their availability, types of power plants, selection of the
plants, review of basic thermodynamic cycles used in power plants.
Hydro Electric Power Plants : Rainfall and run-off measurements and plotting of various
curves for estimating stream flow and size of reservoir, power plants design, construction and
operation of different components of hydro-electric power plants, site selection, comparison with
other types of power plants.
Unit II
Steam Power Plants: Layout and working of modern-thermal power plants, super critical
pressure steam stations, site selection, coal storage, preparation, coal handling systems, feeding
and burning of pulverized fuel, ash handling systems, dust collection-mechanical dust collector
and electrostatic precipitator.
Gas Turbine and Combined Cycle Power Plants : Constant pressure gas turbine power plants,
Arrangements of combined plants ( steam & gas turbine power plants ), re-powering systems
with gas production from coal using PFBC systems, with organic fluids, parameters affecting
thermodynamic efficiency of combined cycles.
Unit III
Nuclear Power Plants: Principles of nuclear energy, basic nuclear reactions, nuclear reactorsPWR, BWR, CANDU, Sodium graphite, fast breeder, homogeneous; gas cooled. Advantages and
limitations, nuclear power station, waste disposal.
Non-Conventional Power Generation: Solar radiation estimation, solar energy collectors,
Low, medium & high temperature power plants, OTEC, wind power plants, tidal power plants,
geothermal power plants.

Unit IV
Power Plant Economics: Load curve, different terms and definitions, cost of electrical energy,
tariffs methods of electrical energy, performance & operating characteristics of power plantsincremental rate theory, input-out put curves, efficiency, heat rate, economic load sharing,
Problems.
Unit V
Direct Energy Conversion Systems: Fuel cell, MHD power generation-principle, open &
Closed cycles systems, thermoelectric power generation, thermionic power generation.
TOTAL HOURS

:60

Text Books:
1. Power station Engineering and Economy by Bernhardt G.A. skrotzki and William A. Vopat
Tata Mc Graw Hill Publishing Company Ltd., New Delhi
2. Power Plant Engineering: P.K. Nag Tata McGraw Hill second Edition 2001.
Reference Books:
1. Power Plant Engg. : M.M. El-Wakil McGraw Hill 1985.

SEMESTER

SUBJECT

VII

FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS LAB

LIST OF EXPERIMENTS:
1. Study of analysis and its benefits
2. Application of distributed loads
3. Nonlinear analysis of a cantilever beam
4. Buckling analysis
5. Stress analysis of cantilever beam
6. Stress analysis of axi-symmetry vessels
7. Stress analysis of two dimensional truss
8. Transient thermal conduction
9. Simple conduction
10. Plane stress bracket
11. Modal analysis of a cantilever beam
12. Harmonic analysis of a cantilever beam

SEMESTER
VII

SUBJECT
MECHATRONICS LAB

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Design and testing of fluid power circuits to control


(i) Velocity (ii) direction and (iii) force of single and double acting actuators
Design of circuits with logic sequence using Electro pneumatic trainer kits.
Simulation of basic Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Electric circuits using software
Design and Testing of Circuits with multiple cylinder sequences in Electro pneumatic
using PLC.
Conduct speed control of AC & DC drives.
To design a Servo controller interfacing for DC motor and test its performance.
To design a PID controller interfacing and test its performance.
Stepper motor interfacing with 8051 Micro controller
(i) Full step resolution (ii) half step resolution
Modeling and analysis of basic electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
Using commercial instrumentation package
Computerized data logging system with control for process variables like
Pressure flow and temperature.

SUBJECT

LEAN MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS

Objectives:
1. To gain the knowledge and understanding of basic concepts of lean manufacturing
process
2. To understand the various quality improvement methods in lean manufacturing.
3. To gain the knowledge and understanding of basic concepts of scheduling systems.
UNIT I
INTRODUCTION
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The mass production system Origin of lean production system Necessity Lean
revolution in Toyota Systems and systems thinking Basic image of lean
production Customer focus Muda (waste).
UNIT II
STABILITY OF LEAN SYSTEM
9
Standards
in
the
lean
system5S
systemTotal
Productive
Maintenance
standardized workElements of standardized workCharts to define standardized
workMan power reductionOverall efficiencystandardized work and KaizenCommon
layouts.
UNIT III
JUST IN TIME
9
Principles of JIT JIT system Kanban rules Expanded role of conveyance Production
leveling Pull systems Value stream mapping.
UNIT IV
JIDOKA (AUTOMATION WITH A HUMAN TOUCH)
9
Jidoka concept Poka-Yoke (mistake proofing) systems Inspection systems and
zone control Types and use of Poka-Yoke systems Implementation of Jidoka.
UNIT V
WORKER
INVOLVEMENT
AND
SYSTEMATIC
PLANNING
METHODOLOGY
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Involvement Activities to support involvement Quality circle activity Kaizen
training - Suggestion Programmes Hoshin Planning System (systematic planning
methodology) Phases of Hoshin Planning Lean culture.
TOTAL HOURS

45

TEXTBOOKS:
1. Pascal Dennis, Lean Production Simplified: A Plain-Language Guide to the
2. World's Most Powerful Production System, (Second edition), Productivity Press,
New York, 2007.
3. Mike Rother and John Shook, Learning to See: Value Stream Mapping to Add
4.Value
and
Eliminate
MUDA,
Lean
Enterprise
Institute,
1999.

SUBJECT

RENEWABLE SOURCES OF ENERGY

Objectives:
1. To understand the importance of solar energy.
2. To learn the importance of wind energy.
3. To know the importance of bio energy.
4. To know various renewable energy power plants.
5. To learn the necessity of latest and modern energy sources.
UNIT I
SOLAR ENERGY
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Solar Radiation Measurements of solar Radiation Solar Thermal Collectors Flat Plate and
Concentrating Collectors Solar Applications fundamentals of photo Voltaic Conversion
solar Cells PV Systems PV Applications.
UNIT II
WIND ENERGY
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Wind Data and Energy Estimation wind Energy Conversion Systems Wind EnergyGenerators and its performance Wind Energy Storage Applications Hybrid systems.
UNIT III
BIO ENERGY
Biomass, Biogas, Source, Composition, Technology for utilization Biomass direct
Combustion Biomass gasifier Biogas plant Digesters Ethanol production Bio
Diesel production and economics.

UNIT IV
OTEC, TIDAL, GEOTHERMAL AND HYDEL ENERGY
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Tidal energy Wave energy Open and closed OTEC Cycles Small hydro plant turbines
Geothermal energy sources- environmental issues.
UNIT V
NEW ENERGY SOURCES
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Hydrogen generation, storage, transport and utilization, Applications - power generationtransport Fuel cells technologies, types economics and the power generation
TOTAL HOURS

:45

TEXT BOOKS:
1.
G.D. Rai, Non-Conventional Energy Sources, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 1999.
2.
S.P. Sukhatme, Solar Energy, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Ltd., New
Delhi,
1997.
REFERENCES:
1.
Godfrey Boyle, Renewable Energy, Power for a Sustainable Future, Oxford University
Press, U.K., 1996.
2.
Twidell, J.W. & Weir, A., Renewable Energy Sources, EFN Spon Ltd., UK, 1986.

SEMESTER

SUBJECT

VII

TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Objectives:
To gain and understand the basic of Total Quality Management, Principles
statistical process control techniques, various TQM tools and Quality system concepts.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION
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Definition of Quality- Dimensions of Quality- Quality Planning- Quality costs Analysis
Techniques for Quality Costs- Basic concepts of Total Quality Management- Historical ReviewPrinciples of TQM- Leadership Concepts- Role of Senior Management- Quality CouncilQuality Statements- Strategic Planning- Deming Philosophy- Barriers to TQM Implementation.
UNIT II - TQM PRINCIPLES
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Customer satisfaction Customer Perception of Quality- Customer Complaints- Service QualityCustomer Retention- Employee Involvesment Motivation- Empowerment- Teams- Recognition
and Reward- Performance Appraisal- Benefits- Continuous Process Improvement Juran
Trilogy- PDSA Cycle- 5S- Kaizen-Basic Concepts- Strategy- Performance Measure.
UNIT III - STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL (SPC)
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The seven tools of quality- Statistical Fundamentals Measures of central Tendency and
Dispersion- Population and Sample- Normal Curve- Control Charts for variables and attributesProcess capability- Concept of six sigma- New seven Management tools.
UNIT IV - TQM TOOLS
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Benchmarking Reasons to Benchmark- Benchmarking Process- Quality Function Deployment
(QFD) House of Quality- QFD Process- Benefits- Taguchi Quality Loss Function- Total
Productive Maintenance (TPM) Concept- Improvement Needs- FMEA Stages of FMEA.
UNIT V - QUALITY SYSTEMS
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Need for ISO 9000 and Other Quality Systems- ISO 9000:2000 Quality System ElementsImplementation of Quality System- Documentation- Quality Auditing- QS 9000- ISO 14000
Concept- Requirements and Benefits.
Total Hours

: 45

TEXT BOOK:
1.
Dale H.Besterfiled- et at. - Total Quality Management- PHI-1999. (Indian reprint 2002).
2.
Feigenbaum.A.V. Total Quality Management- McGraw-Hill- 1991.
REFERENCES:
1.
James R.Evans & William M.Lidsay- The Management and Control of Quality- (5 th
Edition)- South-Western (Thomson Learning)- 2002 (ISBN 0-324-06680-5).
2.
Oakland.J.S. Total Quality Management Butterworth Hcinemann Ltd.- Oxford. 1989.
3.
Narayana V. and Sreenivasan- N.S. Quality Management Concepts and Tasks- New
Age International 1996.