GATE Syllabus

GATE Syllabus for Mechnical Engineering - ME 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, integral theorem, Taylor and Laurent series. Cauchy's

Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability

impact. stress-strain relationship and elastic constants. Vibrations: Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems. torsion of circular shafts. Normal and Binomial distributions. deflection of beams. flywheels. kinematics and dynamics of particles and of rigid bodies in plane motion. Strength of Materials: Stress and strain. Euler?s theory of columns. Mohr's circle for plane stress and plane strain. thermal stresses. Random variables. thin cylinders. mode and standard deviation. trusses and frames. APPLIED MECHANICS AND DESIGN Engineering Mechanics: Free body diagrams and equilibrium. velocity and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms. shear force and bending moment diagrams. Mean. dynamic analysis of slider-crank mechanism.and sampling theorems. including impulse and momentum (linear and angular) and energy formulations. Conditional probability. virtual work. Poisson. bending and shear stresses. vibration . median. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. gear trains. effect of damping. Theory of Machines: Displacement. strain energy methods. Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson's rule.

FLUID MECHANICS AND THERMAL SCIENCES Fluid Mechanics: Fluid properties. critical speeds of shafts. viscous flow of incompressible fluids. unsteady heat conduction. black and grey surfaces. network analysis. Thermodynamics: Zeroth. manometry. principles of the design of machine elements such as bolted. boundary layer. flow through pipes. bends etc. LMTD and NTU methods. fluid statics. First and Second ofthermodynamics. thermal boundary layer. fins. Bernoulli's equation. Heat-Transfer: Modes of heat transfer. rolling and sliding contact bearings. various correlations for heat transfer in flow over flat plates and through pipes. fluid acceleration. failure theories. elementary turbulent flow. head losses in pipes. resistance concept. dimensionless parameters in free and forced convective heat transfer. effect of turbulence. resonance. radiative heat transfer. heat exchanger performance. spur gears. Design: Design for static and dynamic loading. fatigue strength and the S-N diagram. thermodynamic system laws and .isolation. momentum and energy. brakes and clutches. riveted and welded joints. one dimensional heat conduction. shape factors. control-volume analysis of mass. differential equations of continuity and momentum. shafts. buoyancy. electrical analogy.

solidification and cooling. Carnot cycle. Turbomachinery: Peltonwheel. Engines: air-standard Otto. behaviour of ideal and real gases. heat treatment. extrusion. rolling. MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Engineering Materials: Structure and properties of engineering materials. velocity diagrams. I. principles of powder . load estimation for bulk (forging. properties of pure substances. Francis and Kaplan turbines .impulse and reaction principles. Brayton cycles with regeneration and reheat. moist air: psychrometric chart. bending) metal formingprocesses. fundamentals of hot and cold working processes.C. analysis ofthermodynamic cycles related to energy conversion. irreversibility and availability. gas refrigeration. riser and gating design. Diesel cycles. Refrigeration and air-conditioning: Vapour refrigeration cycle. Applications: Power Engineering: Steam Tables. moulds and cores. stress-strain diagrams for engineering materials. Forming: Plastic deformation and yield criteria. drawing) and sheet (shearing. basic psychrometric processes. Metal Casting: Design of patterns.processes. Rankine.calculation of work and heat in ideal processes. heat pumps. design considerations. Reverse Brayton cycle. deep drawing.

Machining and Machine Tool Operations: Mechanics of machining. gauge design. Operations Research: Linear programming. aggregate production planning. >Joining: Physics of welding. Inventory Control: Deterministic and probabilistic models.metallurgy. brazing and soldering. adhesive bonding. tool life and wear. economics of machining. . design considerations in welding. interferometry. form and finish measurement. fits and tolerances. principles of work holding. scheduling. tolerance analysis inmanufacturing and assembly. Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Basic concepts of CAD/CAM and their integration tools. principles of design of jigs and fixtures Metrology and Inspection: Limits. tool geometry and materials. safety stock inventory control systems. comparators. materials requirement planning. single and multi-point cutting tools. alignment and testing methods. linear and angular measurements. Production Planning and Control: Forecasting models. principles of non-traditional machining processes.

network flow models.simplex and duplex method. transportation. simple queuing models. assignment. PERT and CPM. .

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