Unit 1: Engineering Mathematics Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and eigenvectors. 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, Cauchy s Integral theorem, Taylor and Laurent series. Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, Random variables, Poisson, Normal and Binomial distributions. Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson s rule, single and multi-step methods for differential equations. Unit 2: Mechanics Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams. Simple stress and strain relationship; Stress and strain in two dimensions, principal stresses, stress transformation, Mohr s circle. Simple bending theory, flexural and shear stresses, unsymmetrical bending, shear centre. Thin walled pressure vessels, uniform torsion, buckling of column, combined and direct bending stresses. Unit 3: Structural Analysis Analysis of statically determinate trusses, arches, beams, cables and frames, displacements in statically determinate structures and analysis of statically indeterminate structures by force/energy methods, analysis by displacement methods (slope deflection and moment distribution methods), influence lines for




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Concrete Technology- properties of concrete, basics of mix design. Concrete design-basic working stress and limit state design concepts, analysis of ultimate load capacity and design of members subjected to flexure, shear, compression and torsion by limit state methods. Basic elements of prestressed concrete, analysis of beam sections at transfer and service loads. Unit 5: Steel Structures Analysis and design of tension and compression members, beams and beamcolumns, column bases. Connections-simple and eccentric, beam-column connections, plate girders and trusses. Plastic analysis of beams and frames. Unit 6: Soil Mechanics Origin of soils, soil classification, three-phase system, fundamental definitions, relationship and interrelationships, permeability and seepage, effective stress principle, consolidation, compaction, shear strength. Unit 7: Foundation Engineering Sub-surface investigations- scope, drilling bore holes, sampling, penetration tests, plate load test. Earth pressure theories, effect of water table, layered soils. Stability of slopes-infinite slopes, finite slopes. Foundation types-foundation design requirements. Shallow foundations-bearing capacity, effect of shape, water table and other factors, stress distribution, settlement analysis in sands and clays. Deep foundations-pile types, dynamic and static formulae, load capacity of piles in sands and clays, negative skin friction. Unit 8: Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics: Properties of fluids, principle of conservation of mass, momentum, energy and corresponding equations, potential flow, applications of momentum and Bernoulli s equation, laminar and turbulent flow, flow in pipes, pipe networks. Concept of boundary layer and its growth. Uniform flow, critical flow and gradually varied flow in channels, specific energy concept, hydraulic jump. Forces on immersed bodies, flow measurements in channels, tanks and pipes. Dimensional analysis and hydraulic modeling. Kinematics of flow, velocity triangles and specific speed of pumps and turbines.




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Hydrology: Hydrologic cycle, rainfall, evaporation, infiltration, stage discharge relationships, unit hydrographs, flood estimation, reservoir capacity, reservoir and channel routing. Well hydraulics. Irrigation: Duty, delta, estimation of evapo-transpiration. Crop water requirements. Design of: lined and unlined canals, waterways, head works, gravity dams and spillways. Design of weirs on permeable foundation. Types of irrigation system, irrigation methods. Water logging and drainage, sodic soils. Unit 9: Water requirements Quality standards, basic unit processes and operations for water treatment. Drinking water standards, water requirements, basic unit operations and unit processes for surface water treatment, distribution of water. Sewage and sewerage treatment, quantity and characteristics of wastewater. Primary, secondary and tertiary treatment of wastewater, sludge disposal, effluent discharge standards. Domestic wastewater treatment, quantity of characteristics of domestic wastewater, primary and secondary treatment Unit operations and unit processes of domestic wastewater, sludge disposal. Air Pollution: Types of pollutants, their sources and impacts, air pollution meteorology, air pollution control, air quality standards and limits. Municipal Solid Wastes: Characteristics, generation, collection and transportation of solid wastes, engineered systems for solid waste management (reuse/recycle, energy recovery, treatment and disposal). Noise Pollution: Impacts of noise, permissible limits of noise pollution, measurement of noise and control of noise pollution. Unit 10: Highway Planning Geometric design of highways, testing and specifications of paving materials, design of flexible and rigid pavements. Traffic Engineering: Traffic characteristics, theory of traffic flow, intersection design, traffic signs and signal design, highway capacity. Importance of surveying, principles and classifications, mapping concepts, coordinate system, map projections, measurements of distance and directions, leveling, theodolite traversing, plane table surveying, errors and adjustments, curves.




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Unit 1: Engineering Mathematics Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and eigenvectors. 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, Cauchy s integral theorem, Taylor and Laurent series. Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, Random variables, Poisson, Normal and Binomial distributions. Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson s rule, single and multi-step methods for differential equations. Unit 2: Applied Mechanics and Design Engineering Mechanics: Free body diagrams and equilibrium; trusses and frames; virtual work; kinematics and dynamics of particles and of rigid bodies in plane motion, including impulse and momentum (linear and angular) and energy formulations; impact. Strength of Materials: Stress and strain, stress-strain relationship and elastic constants, Mohr s circle for plane stress and plane strain, thin cylinders; shear force and bending moment diagrams; bending and shear stresses; deflection of beams;




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Design: Design for static and dynamic loading. I.C. Power Engineering: Steam Tables. fins. thermal boundary layer. viscous flow of incompressible fluids. one dimensional heat conduction. Unit 6: Thermodynamics and Applications Zeroth. flywheels. shape factors. fatigue strength and the S-N diagram. various correlations for heat transfer in flow over flat plates and through pipes. Brayton cycles with regeneration and reheat. fluid statics. Bernoulli s equation. analysis of thermodynamic cycles related to energy conversion. moist air. bends etc. strain energy methods. shafts. manometry. black and grey surfaces. spur gears. rolling and sliding contact bearings. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. principles of the design of machine elements such as bolted. thermodynamic system and processes. electrical analogy. Carnot cycle. heat exchanger performance. Refrigeration and airconditioning: Vapour refrigeration cycle. critical speeds of shafts. buoyancy. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 5 . Diesel cycles. Euler s theory of columns. properties of pure substances. riveted and welded joints. resonance. fluid acceleration. effect of turbulence. brakes and clutches. calculation of work and heat in ideal processes. First and Second laws of thermodynamics. resistance concept. head losses in pipes. behaviour of ideal and real gases. LMTD and NTU methods. Reverse Brayton cycle. Rankine. elementary turbulent flow. gear trains. Engines: air-standard Otto.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 torsion of circular shafts. Unit 3: Theory of Machines and Vibrations Displacement. network analysis. velocity and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms. dimensionless parameters in free and forced convective heat transfer. Vibrations: Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems. irreversibility and availability. unsteady heat conduction. flow through pipes. Unit 4: Fluid Mechanics Fluid Mechanics: Fluid properties. failure theories. controlvolume analysis of mass. momentum and energy. dynamic analysis of slider-crank mechanism. effect of damping. heat pumps. thermal stresses. gas refrigeration. Unit 5: Heat-Transfer Modes of heat transfer. differential equations of continuity and momentum. psychrometric chart. vibration isolation. basic psychrometric processes. radiative heat transfer. boundary layer.

CHENNAI 600 006 Page 6 . form and finish measurement. drawing) and sheet (shearing. solidification and cooling. Unit 9: Production Planning and Control Forecasting models. principles of work holding. tool life and wear. load estimation for bulk (forging. requirement planning. principles of powder metallurgy. stress-strain diagrams for engineering materials. velocity diagrams. extrusion. Joining: Physics of welding. riser and gating design. principles of design of jigs and fixtures Metrology and Inspection: Limits. single and multi-point cutting tools. Unit 8: Machining and Machine Tool Operations Mechanics of machining. moulds and cores. bending) metal forming processes. Unit 7: Manufacturing Engineering 2011 impulse and reaction Engineering Materials: Structure and properties of engineering materials. tolerance analysis in manufacturing and assembly. linear and angular measurements. deep drawing. fundamentals of hot and cold working processes. heat treatment. Unit 10: Operations Research: TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. economics of machining. brazing and soldering. tool geometry and materials. Forming: Plastic deformation and yield criteria. aggregate production planning.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES Turbomachinery: Pelton-wheel. Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Basic concepts of CAD/CAM and their integration tools. interferometry. rolling. Francis and Kaplan turbines principles. scheduling. safety stock inventory control systems. design considerations. design considerations in welding. fits and tolerances. materials Inventory Control: Deterministic and probabilistic models. Metal Casting: Design of patterns. gauge design. principles of non-traditional machining processes. comparators. alignment and testing methods. adhesive bonding.

ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING Unit 1: Engineering Mathematics Linear Algebra: Matrix Algebra. median. Transform Theory: Fourier transform. Correlation and regression analysis. single and multistep methods for differential equations. Partial Differential Equations and variable separable method. Discrete and continuous distributions. Normal and Binomial distribution.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Linear programming. Surface and Volume integrals. Complex variables: Analytic functions. Laplace transform. simplex and duplex method. PERT and CPM. Mean. Method of variation of parameters. simple queuing models. Z-transform. Line. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 7 . Gauss and Green s theorems. network flow models. Taylor s and Laurent series. Directional derivatives. Multiple integrals. assignment. transportation. Unit 2: Electric Circuits and Fields TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. Maxima and minima. Systems of Linear equations. solution integrals. Calculus: Mean Value Theorems. initial and boundary value problems. Poisson. Partial Derivatives. Eigen Values and eigen vectors. Vector identities. Conditional probability. Numerical Methods: Solutions of non-linear algebraic equations. Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. Random variables. Theorems of integral Calculus Evaluation of definite and improper integrals. mode and standard deviation. Differential equations: First order equation (linear and nonlinear). Fourier series. Cauchy s and Euler s equations. Probability and Statistics: Sampling theorems. Stokes. Residue theorem. Cauchy s integral theorem and integral formula.

cable performance insulation. KVL. starting and speed control of motors. performance characteristics. three phase circuits. three phase induction motors principles. ideal current and voltage sources. energy conversion principles. transient response of dc and ac networks. capacitance. Unit 5: Power Systems Basic power generation concepts. swing curves and equal area criterion. electric field and potential due to point. Norton s and Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorems. Unit 3: Signals and Systems Representation of continuous and discrete-time signals. plane and spherical charge distributions. time-invariant and casual systems. differential and distance protection. Ampere s and Biot-Savart s laws. Unit 4: Electrical Machines Single Phase transformer equivalent circuit. Fourier. Laplace and Z transforms. KCL. system stability concepts. motor starting. synchronous machines performance. power factor correction. solid state relays and digital protection. Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals. Thevenin s. inductance. line. dielectrics. three phase transformers connections. linear. corona and radio interference. circuit breakers. node and mesh analysis. regulation and efficiency. HVDC transmission and FACTS concepts. generator characteristics. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. economic operation. armature reaction and commutation. parallel operation. fault analysis. Single phase induction motors. Unit 6: Protection and switchgear Principles of over-current. types. autotransformer. per-unit quantities. characteristics and applications. shifting and scaling operations. resonance. symmetrical components. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 8 . phasor diagram. starting and speed control. regulation and parallel operation of generators. DC machines types. distribution systems. bus impedance and admittance matrices. tests. load flow. sinusoidal steady-state analysis. two-port networks.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Network graph. basic filter concepts. transmission line models and performance. Gauss Theorem. voltage control. sampling theorem. windings. servo and stepper motors.

instrument transformers. transistors. MOSFETs and IGBTs static characteristics and principles of operation. moving iron. triacs. digital voltmeters and multimeters. amplifiers biasing. Bode plots. sample and hold circuits. oscillators and feedback amplifiers. BJT. error analysis. Oscilloscopes. Unit 9: Analog and Digital Electronics Characteristics of diodes. programming and interfacing. FET. principles of choppers and inverters. multiplexer. time and frequency measurement. thyristors. A/D and D/A convertors. phase control rectifiers. steady state errors. power. basis concepts of adjustable speed dc and ac drives. GTOs. phase. current. lead and lead-leg compensation. energy and power factor. operational amplifiers characteristics and applications. combinational and sequential logic circuits. Unit 8: Electrical and Electronic Measurements Bridges and potentiometers. state space model. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 9 . triggering circuits. Unit 10: Power Electronics and Drives Semiconductor power diodes. state transition matrix. measurement of voltage. Q-meters. bridge converters fully controlled and half controlled. VCOs and timers. block diagrams. dynamometer and induction type instruments. Routh and Niquist techniques. Schmitt trigger. PMMC.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES Unit 7: Control Systems 2011 Principles of feedback. multivibrators. root loci. architecture. controllability and observability. lag. 8-bit microprocessor basics. equivalent circuit and frequency response. potentiometric recorders. transfer function. simple active filters.

Residue theorem. Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. Differential equations: First order equation (linear and nonlinear). Cauchy s and Euler s equations. Vector identities. mode and standard deviation. median. Taylor s and Laurent series. Initial and boundary value problems. Normal and Binomial distribution. Systems of linear equations. Poisson. Complex variables: Analytic functions. Surface and Volume integrals. Fourier series. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING Unit 1: Engineering Mathematics Linear Algebra: Matrix Algebra. Maxima and minima. Cauchy s integral theorem and integral formula. Discrete and continuous distributions. Line. Probability and Statistics: Sampling theorems. Evaluation of definite and improper integrals. Gauss and Green s theorems. Multiple integrals. Correlation and regression analysis. Calculus: Mean value theorems. Directional derivatives. solution integrals. Eigen values and eigen vectors. Partial Derivatives. Stokes. Mean. Conditional probability. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 10 . Random variables. Theorems of integral calculus. Method of variation of parameters. Partial Differential Equations and variable separable method.

ECL. Wye-Delta transformation. p-l-n and avalanche photo diode. LED. Sample and hold circuits. TTL. Device technology: integrated circuits fabrication process. drift current. MOSFET. Transform Theory: Fourier transform.shaping circuits. BJTs MOSFETs and analog CMOS. Unit 2: Networks Network graphs: matrices associated with graphs. MOS. photolithography. intrinsic and extrinsic silicon. CMOS). p-tub and twin-tub CMOS process. mobility and resistivity. digital IC families (DTL. n-tub. incidence. diffusion. Simple diode circuits. Power supplies. differential and operational. tunnel diode. State equations for networks. counters and shift-registers. Simple op-amp circuits. Function generators and wave. BJT. Sequential circuits: latches and flip-flops. Unit 4: Analog Circuits Small Signal Equivalent circuits of diodes. logic gates. MOS capacitor. Z-transform. 2-port network parameters: driving point and transfer functions. minimization of Boolean functions. single-transistor and op-amp configurations. oxidation. DACs. Biasing and bias stability of transistor and FET amplifiers. rectifier. Laplace transform. Unit 5: Digital Circuits Boolean algebra. Solution methods: nodal and mesh analysis. 555 Timers. Zener diode. fundamental cut set and fundamental circuit matrices. Solution of network equations using Laplace transform: frequency domain analysis of RLC circuits. clamping. Frequency response of amplifiers. Generation and recombination of carriers. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 11 . Combinatorial circuits: arithmetic circuits. code converters. multiplexers. Filters. and power. criterion for oscillation. p-n junction diode. ADCs. feedback. PROMs and PLAs. Network theorems: superposition. time domain analysis of simple RLC circuits. Sinusoidal oscillators. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Numerical Methods: Solutions of non-linear algebraic equations. decoders. ion implantation. Linear constant coefficient differential equations. clipping. Carrier transport in silicon: diffusion current. Thevenin and Norton s maximum power transfer. Amplifiers: single-and multi-stage. Basics of LASERs. JFET. single and muti-step methods for differential equations. Unit 3: Electronic Devices Energy bands in silicon. Steady state sinusoidal analysis using phasors.

FSK). digital modulation schemes: amplitude. parallel and cascade structure. Poynting vector. Analog communication systems: amplitude and angle modulation and demodulation systems. Unit 7: Control Systems Basic control system components. Tools and techniques for LTI control system analysis. Bode and Nyquist plots. programming. frequency response. autocorrelation. block diagrammatic description. differential pulse code modulation (DPCM). root loci. FDMA and CDMA a nd GSM. reduction of block diagrams. z-transform. power spectral density. Gauss and Stokes theorems. transient and steady state analysis of LTI control systems and frequency response. poles and zeros. random variables. State variable representation and solution of state equation of LTI control systems. differential and integral forms. Wave equation. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. memory and I/O interfacing. bandwidth consideration and probability of error calculations for these schemes. Microprocessor (8085): architecture. group delay. Maxwell s equations. Control system compensators: elements of lead and lag compensation. Signal flow graphs and their use in determining transfer functions of systems. continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier series. causality. Open loop and closed loop (feedback)systems and stability analysis of these systems. Unit 9: Digital Communication Systems pulse code modulation (PCM). Fundamentals of information theory and channel capacity theorem. matched filter receivers. Unit 10: Electromagnetics Elements of vector calculus: divergence and curl. RouthHurwitz criterion. probability density function. signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) calculations for amplitude modulation (AM) and frequency modulation (FM) for low noise conditions. spectral analysis of these operations. PSK. Unit 6: Signals and Systems Definitions and properties of Laplace transform. phase and frequency shift keying schemes (ASK. Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) Systems: definitions and properties. phase delay. elements of Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) control.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Semiconductor memories. stability. DFT and FFT. impulse response. superheterodyne receivers. elements of hardware. Basics of TDMA. Unit 8: Analog Communication Systems Random signals and noise: probability. Sampling theorem. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 12 . continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier Transform. Signal transmission through LTI systems. realizations of analog communication systems. convolution.

reflection and refraction. Complex variables-analytic functions. radiation pattern. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 13 .first order (linear and non-linear). ideal current and voltage sources. Thevenin s. Network theorems: superposition. three-phase circuits. Transmission lines. two-port networks. impedance transformation. phase and group velocity. pulse excitation. KCL. KVL. partial differential equations-variable separable method. impedance matching. maximum power transfer. multiple integrals. Calculus-evaluation of definite integrals. Differential equations. partial derivatives. cutoff frequencies. Cauchy s and Euler s equations. antenna gain. S parameters. Numerical methods-solutions of non-linear algebraic equations and differential equations. Taylor s series. Unit 3: Analog and Digital Circuits TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. boundary conditions. higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. residue theorem. Smith chart. characteristics impedance. dispersion relations.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Plane waves: propagation through various media. node and mesh analysis. Norton s. initial and boundary value problems. Basics of Antennas: Dipole antennas. ELECTRONICS AND INSTRUMENTATION Unit 1: Engineering Mathematics Linear algebra-Matrix algebra-eigen values and eigen vectors. skin depth. Cauchy s integral theorem and integral formula. resonance. maxima and minima. sinusoidal steady-state analysis. Waveguides: modes in rectangular waveguides. transient analysis of dc and ac networks. Unit 2: Electric Circuits Ohm s law. Basics of propagation in dielectric waveguide and optical fibers.

Frequency response. current. velocity. smart transducers. shift registers. variable inductance and variable capacitance transducers. L and C. Unit 4: Signals and Systems Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) Systems-definitions and properties. viscosity. installation and maintenance. arithmetic circuits. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 14 . analyzers (O2. causality. Impulse and frequency responses of first and second order systems. Time.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Characteristics of diodes. piezo-electric transducers. instrumentation amplifiers. JFETs and MOSFETs. X-ray spectroscopy and mass spectrometer. Amplifiers-single and multistage. phase and frequency measurements. bridges and potentiometers. IIR and FIR filters. IC families (TTL. multivibrators and S/H circuits. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. calibration. classification of errors-error analysis. and density. Sequential circuits-flipflops. units and standards. Digital volt-meters and multi-meters. power. difference equations. MOS. timers. Operational amplifiers . Noise and interference in instrumentation. measurement of voltage. stability. CMOS).principle of operation. active filters. schmitt trigger. signal generators and wave shaping circuits. ultrasonic transducers. Z-transforms and transfer functions. Combinational logic circuits-minimization of Boolean memory and I/O interfacing) and 8-bit microcontroller. Oscilloscope. flow. I to-V and V-to I converters. 8-bit and 16-bit microprocessors (architecture. Unit 7: Industrial and Analytical instrumentation Pressure. counters. fibreoptic transducers. variable resistance. H2S). waveform analyzers. Analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters. Spectrophotometers (UV and IR). introduction to micro electro mechanical systems (MEMS). Introduction to virtual instrumentation. chromatography (gas and liquid). instrument transformers. impulse and frequency responses. precision rectifiers. Fourier series-Fourier transforms. calibration techniques. conductivity meters. vibration. Q-meter. Unit 5: Electrical and Electronic Measurements Measurement of R. humidity. torque. BJTs. measurement of force. NO 2. power factor and energy. comparators. Discrete time systems. characteristics. Laplace transform and transfer function. multiplexer and decoders. NMR spectroscopy. pH meters. temperature and level measurements. linear and non-linear applications. Unit 6: Transducers and Smart Instruments Static and dynamic characteristics of transducers. convolution and correlation.

ratio and split-range). uniform. Summation. transfer function. P. spanning trees. cavitation and flashing. Boolean Algebra. control actions (on-off.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES Unit 8: Control Systems 2011 Principles of feedback. Graph Theory: Connectivity. characteristics. State space analysis. Mode and Standard Deviation. Planarity. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. matching. Colouring. Binomial. cascade. programming logic-ladder logic and function block programming. distributed control system (DCS). data acquisition system (DAS). control of heat exchanger. modeling-level. Routh and Nyquist criteria. D. complex control techniques( feedforward. interacting and non-interacting systems. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 15 . Counting. Bode plots. Mean. distillation column control. Unit 9: Process control Batch and continuous process. Groups. PI and PID) and controller tuning. direct digital control (DDC). valve-types.I. signal flow graphs. Random variables. Relations. supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA). Partial Orders. asymptotics. Isomorphism. Set Theory and Algebra: Sets. root-loci. cut vertices & edges. independent sets. time response analysis. sizing. Poisson. normal. Distributions. Lattice. Median. exponential. Combinations. compensation techniques. Unit 10: Logic and Distributed control system PLC-sequential and programmable controllers. HART and Field bus. servo and regulator operations. Combinatorics: Permutations. recurrence relations. Functions. generating functions. flow and thermal processes. covering. dynamic matrix control. OLE for process control (OPC) COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING / INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Unit 1: Engineering Mathematics Mathematical Logic: Propositional Logic. First Order Logic. positioners. Probability: Conditional Probability.

maxima & minima. Unit 6: Algorithms Analysis. Notions of space and time complexity. Total derivatives. Numerical Methods: LU decomposition for systems of linear equations.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Linear Algebra: Algebra of matrices. Partial derivatives. Mean Value Theorems. Numerical integration by trapezoidal and Simpson s rules. Worst and average case analysis. Stacks. Sorting. Shortest paths. Context free languages and Push-down automata. Design and synthesis of combinational and sequential circuits. Unit 3: Digital Logic Logic Functions. Bisection and NewtonRaphson Methods. Continuity & differentiability. Dynamic programming. Undecidability. systems of linear equations. Hashing. Number representation and computer arithmetic (fixed and floating point). Recursion. Queues. Parameter passing. evaluation of definite& improper integrals. Unit 5: Programming and Data Structures Programming in C. determinants. Theorems of integral calculus. Binary search trees. Binding. CPU control design. Linked Lists. Scope. Tree and graph traversals. Binary heaps. Unit 2: Theory of Computation Regular languages and finite automata. NPcompleteness. Trees. Asymptotic notation. Design: Greedy approach. Cache and main memory. Arrays. Divideand-conquer. Secondary storage. Connected components. Searching. Functions. Instruction pipelining. Spanning trees. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 16 . Eigen values and Eigen Vectors. Recursively enumerable sets and Turing machines. Calculus: Limit. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. I/O interface (interrupt and DMA mode). Unit 4: Computer Organization and Architecture Machine instructions and addressing modes. Abstract data types. ALU and data-path. Minimization. Memory interface. numerical solutions of non-linear algebraic equations by Secant.

Token ring). Total derivative. Limit. Partial derivatives. and routers. Intermediate and target code generation. Maxima and Minima. indexing. Concurrency. Synchronization. CPU scheduling. Surface and Volume integrals. pop. normal forms). dns. Syntax directed translation. Gauss and Green s theorems. Parsing. Runtime environments. Divergence and Curl. Unit 8: Operating System Processes. tuple calculus). Relational model (relational algebra. Systems of linear equations. Line. http). Initial and boundary value problems. I/O systems. Basics of code optimization. gateways. Differential equations: First order equations (linear and non-linear). LAN technologies (Ethernet. PRODUCTION ENGINEERING Unit 1: Engineering Mathematics Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra. Routing algorithms. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 17 . Gradient. Cauchy s and Euler s equations. Inter-process communication. switches. IP (v4). Flow and error control techniques. File structures (sequential files. Deadlock. continuity and differentiability. Calculus: Functions of single variable. Protection and security. Memory management and virtual memory. Congestion control. B and B+ trees). smtp. Laplace transforms. Eigen values and eigenvectors. Transactions and concurrency control. Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. Directional derivatives. Evaluation of definite and improper integrals. Solutions of one dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation. Threads. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. Stokes.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES Unit 7: Compiler Design 2011 Lexical analysis. Vector identities.ftp. Unit 10: Computer Networks ISO/OSI stack. TCP/UDP and sockets. Basic concepts of hubs. Mean value theorems. Unit 9: Databases ER-model. Database design (integrity constraints. Query languages (SQL). Application layer protocols (icmp. File systems.

air standard cycles. Mean. median. Unit 4: Thermal Engineering Fluid Mechanics fluid statics. brakes and clutches. spur gears. thermodynamics zeroth. Normal and Binomial distributions. Unit 2: Engineering Materials and Applied Mechanics Engineering Materials: Structure and properties of engineering materials and their applications: effect of strain. design of elements failure theories. belt drives. Bernoulli s equation. Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems. deflection of beams. heat exchangers. heat treatment of metals and alloys. Mohr s circle. Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by rapezoidal and Simpson s rule. heat transfer fundamentals of conduction. Poisson. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. equations of continuity and momentum. free body concepts. Applied Mechanics: Engineering Mechanics equivalent force systems. design of shafts. equations of equilibrium. keys. Taylor and Laurent series. bending and shear stress. convection and radiation. Unit 3: Theory of Machines and Design Analysis of planar mechanisms. Random variables. governers and fly wheels. its influence on mechanical properties. riveted and welded joints. Euler s theory of columns. strain rate and temperature on mechanical properties of metals and alloys. first and second law of thermodynamics. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 18 . strain and their relationship. mode and standard deviation. Cauchy s integral theorem. cams and followers. Unit 5: Metal Casting and Forming TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. calculation of work and heat for systems and control volumes. Conditional probability.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Complex variables: Analytic functions. strength of materials stress. flow through pipes. thermodynamic system and processes. design of bolted. basics of internal combustion engines and steam turbines.

flatness. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. Unit 9: Powder Metallurgy Production of metal powders. forging. deep drawing. defects and remedies. comparators. and design. mechanics of machining geometry of cutting tools. honing. analysis of rolling. roundness. piercing. Merchant s analysis. allowances. selective assembly. electroslag. cutting forces and power requirements. chip formation. other joining processes soldering. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 19 . design of casting. milling. EBM. forge. gating and risering. blending. shaping. PAM. Metal Forming Stress-strain relations in elastic and plastic deformation. ECM. thermal aspects of machining. and tolerances. Tool Engineering: Jigs and fixtures principles. design of limit gauges. interferometry. AJM. drilling. hot and cold working forging. thermal cutting. applications. linear and angular measurements by mechanical and optical methods. braze welding. and explosive Welding. sheet metal working processes such as blanking. wire and tube drawing.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Casting Processes types and applications. inspection of welded joints. gear cutting. squareness and symmetry. MIG. machinability. principles of forging die design. fits. inspection of screw threads and gears. grinding. EDM and Wire cut EDM. cutting fluids. WJM. brazing. selection of machining parameters. rolling. alignment testing of machine tools. thermit. and testing. metal working defects. submerged arc. deformation mechanisms. broaching. principles and applications of nontraditional machining processes USM. thread production. super finishing. introduction to advanced welding processes ultrasonic. Unit 8: Metrology and Inspection Limits. surface finish measurement. moulds and cores materials. concept of flow stress. tool materials. extrusion and wire/rod drawing. CHM. LBM. press tools configuration. coining and embossing. compaction and sintering. design of die and punch. interchangeability. economics of machining. plasma arc. lapping. Unit 6: Metal Joining Processes Welding Processes manual metal arc. tool wear and tool life. solidification. steels and nonferrous metals and alloys. making. TIG. resistance. laser beam. casting inspection. defects and remedies. extrusion. machining processes-turning. casting techniques of cast iron. patterns types and materials. planning. measurement of straightness. friction. electron beam. Unit 7: Machining and Machine Tool Operations Basic Machine tools. boring.

DNC. process planning. cellular manufacturing. Sequences and series. FMS and CIM. tolerance analysis in manufacturing and assembly. time and cost analysis. Systems of linear equations. Partial Derivatives. Maxima and Minima.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Polymers and composites: Introduction to polymers and composites. compression and blow molding. process capability. CAPP. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 20 . parameter selection and comparison of production alternatives. continuity and differentiability. METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING Unit 1: Engineering Mathematics Linear Algebra: Matrices and Determinants. Eigen values and eigen vectors. manufacturing technologies strategies and selection. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. Test for convergence. Fourier series. NC. Robo tics. Unit 10: Manufacturing Analysis Sources of errors in manufacturing. extrusion. CAM. calendaring and thermoforming. plastic processing injection. molding of composites. CNC. Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Basic concepts of CAD. Calculus: Limit.

magnesium. order of reactions.and electro-metallurgical processes. Strokes. comminution techniques. electro-chemical cells and polarizations. thermodynamics of surfaces. pyrohydro. rate constants and rate limiting steps. Divergence and Curl. Poisson. mode and standard deviation. interfaces and defects. phase equilibria. Laplace transforms. Line. Flotation. applications to metallurgical systems. Unit 5: Iron and Steel making TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. titanium and other rare metals. Unit 2: Thermodynamics and Rate Processes Laws of thermodynamics. Probability and Statistics: Mean. momentum transfer concepts of viscosity. mass transfer diffusion and Fick s laws. mass transfer coefficients. Ellingham and phase stability diagrams. normal and binomial distributions. solutions. lead. Gauss and Green s theorems. size classification. Surface and Volume integrals. equilibrium constant. copper. zinc. activity. adsorption and segregation. integration of trapezoidal and Simpson s rule. Differential Equations: Linear and non-linear first order ODEs. Correlation and regression analysis. nickel. heat transfer conduction. Numerical methods: Solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations. heat and wave equations. aqueous corrosion and protection of metals. Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 21 . single and multi-step methods for differential equations. PDEs Laplace. shell balances. median. Unit 3: Electro Chemistry and Mass Transfer Principles of electro chemistry single electrode potential. Cauchy s and Euler s equations. agglomeration.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Vector Calculus: Gradient. gravity and other methods of mineral processing. friction factors. Random variables. oxidation and high temperature corrosion characterization and control. radiation. Bernoulli s equation. Unit 4: Extractive Metallurgy Minerals of economic importance. principles and processes for the extraction of non-ferrous metals aluminium. basic kinetic laws. material and energy balances. convection and heat transfer coefficient relations.

wire drawing and sheet metal forming. primary and secondary steel making. extrusion. strengthening mechanisms. VAR and ESR. torsion. failure analysis. metallurgical coke. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 22 . creep. role structure and properties of slags. partial dislocations. fracture Griffith theory. permanent mould casting. fatigue and creep behaviour. hot.types of dislocations. Metal forming fundamentals of metal forming processes of rolling. Unit 6: Physical Metallurgy Crystal structure and bonding characteristics of metals. principles of scanning and transmission electron microscopy. VAD. secondary refining processes including AOD. fracture toughness and formability. investment casting and shell moulding. blast furnace. electronic basis of thermal. recovery. principles of heat treatment of steels. nano-crystalline and amorphous structures. solidification. ceramics and polymers. source and multiplication of dislocations. cast iron and aluminium alloys. melting. warm and cold working of metals. stress fields around dislocations. inert gas rinsing and vacuum reactors. stainless steel making. ductile to brittle transition. polymers and composites. furnaces and refractories. casting practices in sand casting. elements of X-ray and electron diffraction. basic concepts of linear elastic and elasto-plastic fracture mechanics. desulphurization. alloys. defects in forming. hardness. optical. Unit 8: Metal casting and Forming Metal casting Patterns and moulds including mould design involving feeding. forging. dislocation interactions and reactions. Unit 7: Mechanical Metallurgy Elasticity. gating and risering. direct reduction processes. fracture toughness. casting defects and repair. recrystallization and grain growth. mechanical testing tension. phase transformation and binary phase diagrams. electronic and opto-electronic materials. super-plasticity. solid solutions. Unit 9: Metal joining TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. slip and twinning. elements of dislocation theory . industrial ceramics. yield criteria and plasticity. ingot and continuous casting.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Principles. VOD. industrially important ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. fatigue. compression. impact. electrical and magnetic properties of materials. surface treatments. defects in crystals. ladle metallurgy operations including deoxidation. sulphide shape control. structure of surfaces and interfaces. tensile.

defects in welded joints. Unit 10: Powder Metallurgy NDT using dye-penetrant.First order equations (linear and non-linear) Higher order linear differential equation with constant co-efficients Method of variation of parameters Initial and boundary value problems Partial differential equations and variable separation methods. acoustic emission and magnetic particle methods. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 23 . common welding processes of shielded metal arc welding.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Soldering. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. gas metal arc welding. brazing and welding. radiography. gas tungsten arc welding and submerged arc welding. ultrasonic. problems associated with welding of steels and aluminium alloys. welding metallurgy. eddy current. INDUSTRIAL BIO-TECHNOLOGY Unit 1: Engineering Mathematics Differential equation .

RNA synthesis Oxidative phosphorylation Calvin cycle Nucleic acid Spectroscopic Methods UV-Vis spectroscopy XRD Atomic Absorption. fungi.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Probability and statistics Sampling theorem Mean. normal and binomial distributions Correlation and regression analysis Tests of significance (x 2 and t) Numerical methods Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson s rule Single and multi-step methods for differential equations Unit 2: Microbiology and Cell Biology Types of Microbes Bacteria. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 24 . K. Median and standard deviation Random variables Poisson. Mode.) Unit 3: Biochemistry and Instrumental Methods Biomolecules Carbohydrates Proteins Lipids Coenzymes and Cofactors Proteins synthesis Lipid Biopolymer synthesis synthesis Metabolic Pathways metabolism DNA. Ca Signals and Communications Nervous Systems (signal transmission) Endocrine systems (ligands. HPLC Mass Spec. receptors and hormones) Secondary signaling molecules (G proteins. Electrophoresis Western Blot RECRUITMENT BOARD. GC. RIA IR. etc. Fluorescence Immunochemical methods Histochemical techniques TEACHERS ELISA. algae and viruses Applications of microscopes Growth Kinetics Role of substrate Sterilization methods Impact of microbes Bio and geo cycles Growth phases Staining of bacteria Monod Kinetics Human diseases and welfare Applications in agriculture Cell and tissue structures Cellular components and functions mitosis and meiosis Cellular locomotion Cytoskeletons Membranes and transport Cellular membrane structure ions Proton pump Facilitated transports Cell division / Transport of Na.

ion-exchange Gel permeation 2011 Immuno Unit 4: Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering DNA and its modifications DNA extraction.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES Chromatographic techniques chromatography TLC. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 25 . RNA. Swissprot DNA. plant and animal enzymes Tanning. selection Mendelism Genotype phenotype correlation One gene one enzyme hypothesis Epistasis Gene mapping Gene cloning Sequencing Complex diseases Prenatal diagnosis Hybrid vigour Applications of genetics Gene Therapy Pharmacogenetics Unit 5: Enzyme and Immuno Technology Sources and applications of free enzymes Microbial. food and detergent industries Diagnostic applications Enzyme Immobilization Immobilization methods and supports Properties of free and immobilized enzymes Applications of immobilized enzymes Purification and characterization Extraction methods Purification techniques Enzyme characterization Development of enzyme assays Principles of immunology Antigen-antibody interaction immunoresponse Mechanism of antibody response Immunodiagnostic techniques Vaccines In vitro methods In vivo methods Cell mediated Immunological preparations Types of vaccines Unit 6: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Introduction Biological database: Genbank. modifying enzymes interaction Polymerase Chain Reaction Molecular biological techniques Immuno precipitation In vitro transcription DNA protein In vitro translation Recombinant DNA Technology Expression systems Organismic modifications Fundamentals of Genetics Inheritance. protein sequences Human genome project TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD.

CHENNAI 600 006 Page 26 . FASTA Hidden Markov Models 2011 Multiple sequence Phylogeny Irrelevant mutations and controls Mutations as measure of time and distance. flash distillation HTU. denaturation and deactivation Enzyme kinetics Mechalis Menton TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. NTU c oncepts Separation equipment Rotary vacuum drier continuous extractor Membrane separator Vapour liquid equilibria Liquid McCabe-Thiele Method HETP.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES Pattern matching and Machine learning Pairwise alignment alignment BLAST. Absorption tower Staged and Heat transfer theory Steady state conduction Forced and natural convection Combined conduction and convection Extended surfaces Design of heat transfer equipment Double pipe heat exchanger heat exchanger Multiple effect evaporators Operations Cooling towers Continuous filtration Flash evaporation Shell and tube Settling and sedimentation Unit 8: Unit Operations & Biochemical Engineering Stoichiometry and energetics of microbial metabolism Mass and energy balance Heats of reaction and vaporization Energetics ATP as energy currency Enzyme catalysis Enzyme catalyzed reactions Inhibition. Time intervals and distances between species Protein architecture Primary structure secondary structure Tertiary structure Protein folding Scaffold design algorithms for domain analysis automated Edman method Super Backbone loop and turn design Search Drug design Computer aided drug design RNA structure prediction Unit 7: Mass & Heat Transfer Combinatorial chemistry Protein. steam. Mass transfer fundamentals Laws of diffusion liquid equilibria Adsorption equilibria Distillation Simple.

SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES Upstream processing Sterilization techniques Substrate preparation 2011 Innoculum preparation Bioprocess parameters Oxygen transfer in bioreactors and control Facultative and anaerobic fermentations Bioprocess monitoring Downstream processing Precipitation. yeast. cheese manufacture Plant Biotechnology Plant tissue culture Genetically modified crops Animal Biotechnology Transgenic animals Animal tissue culture Single cell Vectors for plant modification Products from animal cell culture TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. centrifugation. ultra Crystallization and electrophoresis Solvent mediated separations Product recovery Nutsche and rotary vacuum filters Supercritical extractor Unit 9: Reaction Engineering & Thermodynamics filtration Magma crystallizer Chemical Kinetics Rate equations for homogeneous reactions Concentration and temperature dependence Rate equations for heterogeneous catalytic reactions Ideal reactors and non-ideal flow Isothermal. fungi protein Food preservation. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 27 . batch reactors and flow reactors Performance equations for single reactors RTD in non-ideal flow Reactor performance with non-ideal flow Industrial reactors Trickle bed reactors Slurry reactors Fluidized bed reactors Ideal Solution thermodynamics Concepts of chemical potential and fugacity and non-ideal solutions Activity coefficients Gibbs-Duhem equation Phase equilibrium Criteria for phase equilibrium calculations for binary systems Vapour-liquid equilibrium Chemical reaction equilibria Evaluation of equilibrium constant Effect of T & P on equilibrium constant Equilibrium conversion for single reactions Unit 10: Applications of Biotechnology Food Biotechnology Food processing using bacteria.

lactic. ENGLISH Unit 1: Chaucer to Shakespeare Geoffrey Chaucer Edmund Spenser Shakespeare : The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales : Prothalamion : Sonnets TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. aspartic acids and phenylalanine 2011 Citric. acetone. glycerol acetic acids Glutamic. butanol. Environmental Biotechnology Aerobic and anaerobic treatment of waste water Solid waste treatment Air pollution and control Antibiotics and Enzymes Penicillin. lipases Biopesticides. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 28 . streptomycin.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES Chemical feedstock and acids Ethanol. erythromycin amylases. biofertilizers Proteases. : The Changeling : The Duchess of Malfi : Twelfth Night Henry IV Part I Macbeth The Tempest Antony and Cleopatra 2011 Christopher Marlowe Thomas Middleton John Webster William Shakespeare Unit 2 : Jacobean to Augustan Age John Milton John Dryden Alexander Pope Thomas Gray Thompson : : : : : Paradise Lost Book IX Mac Flecnoe An Epistle to Dr.Arbuthnot Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard Spring Autumn Winter Ode to Evening A Poison Tree The Tiger The Lamb Preface to the Fables The Battle of the Books Robinson Crusoe The Spectator and the Coverly Papers (Essays 1-10 Macmillan Edn.Sheridan Goldsmith Henry Fielding : : : : : : : : : Unit 3 : Romantic Period Wordsworth Coleridge : : Intimation Ode Tintern Abbey Kubla Khan The Rime of the Ancient Mariner TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. Preface to Shakespeare The Way of the World The Rivals She Stoops to Conquer Tom Jones William Collins William Blake : : John Dryden Jonathan Swift Daniel Defoe Addison and Steele Samuel Johnson William Congreve R.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES John Donne Andrew Marvell Francis Bacon (12.B.144) : A Valediction : Forbidding Mourning : To His Coy Mistress : Of Truth Of Death Of Revenge Of Marriage and Single Life Of Ambition Of Nobility : Dr. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 29 .

5.M. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 30 .G.Rossetti G.Hopkins Matthew Arnold Oscar Wilde Charles Dickens Thomas Hardy : : : : : : : : : Ulysses The Lotus Eaters My Last Duchess Andrea Del Sarto The Scholar Gipsy Dover Beach The Blessed Damozel The Wreck of the Deutschland The Study of Poetry The Importance of Being Earnest Great Expectations The Woodlanders Unit 5 : Modern and Contemporary Periods W.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES P. 4.Shelley John Keats Byron Charles Lamb : : : : To a Skylark Ode to a Nightingale Ode on a Grecian Urn Vision of Judgement Essays of Elia 2011 1.S.Yeats T. 3.Auden Philip Larkin : : : : Sailing to Byzantium The Waste Land The Unknown Citizen Church Going TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD.B.Eliot W.B. 2. Wordsworth Walter Scott Jane Austen Emily Bronte : : : : The South-Sea House Dream Children : A Reverie Christ Hospital Five and Thirty Years Ago Oxford in the Vacation All Fools Day Preface to the Lyrical Ballads The Heart of Midlothian Pride and Prejudice Wuthering Heights Unit 4 : Romantic Period Tennyson Robert Browning Matthew Arnold D.H.

Eliot D.Krishnamoorthy & Published by Macmillan). 1. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 31 . 2.Lawrence William Golding Joseph Conrad : : : : : : Notes on the English Character My Wood Hymn Before Action Tolerance What I Believe Arms and the Man Look Back in Anger Murder in the Cathedral The Rainbow Lord of the Flies Lord Jim Unit 6 : American Literature Emerson Poe Whitman Emily Dickinson : : : : Brahma The Raven When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom d Success is Counted Sweetest I Tasted a Liquor Never Brewed Because I Could not Stop for Death A Narrow Fellow in the Grass Mending Wall Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Ev ening Robert Frost Wallace Stevens Emerson Henry James O Neill Edward Albe Hawthorne Mark Twain Ernest Hemingway Faulkner Alice Walker : : : : : : : : : : : The Emperor of Ice-cream The American Scholar The Art of Fiction The Hairy Ape Who s Afraid of Viginia Woolfe The Scarlet Letter Huckleberry Finn The Old Man and the Sea The Sound and the Fury Color Purple Unit 7 : Indian and English Literature Toru Dutt R.M.B.Shaw John Osborn T. Edited by R.Parthasarathy Sarojini Naidu : : : The Lotus Our Casuarina Tree Under Another Sky A River Once Indian Weavers TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD.S.B. 3.Forster : : : Fern Hill 2011 Tradition and the Indiv idual Talent (Selections from E.M.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES C.S.Forster. G.Eliot E. 4.H.Lewis T. 5.

Narayan Chaman Nahal Deshpande Arundathi Roy : : : : : : : : : : Introduction My Grandmother s House Enterprise Night of the Scorpion 2011 Small Scale Reflections on a Great House Obituary The Renaissance in India Post Office Tughlaq The Guide Azadi The Dark Holds No Terror God of Small Things Unit 8 : Language and Linguistics Family of Indo-European Languages Foreign Influences Word Making Change of Meaning Spelling Reforms Standard English Morphology Basic Sentence Patterns IC Analysis Structural Linguistics T.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES Kamala Dass Nissim Ezekiel A.Ramanujan Sri Aurobindho Tagore Girish Kamard R.S. documentation.Johnson T. abstract. Pragmatics and Discourse Descriptions and classification of Consonants and Vowels Accent Intonation Phonetic Transcription Writing a research paper: Bibliography.G.K.Richards Northrop Frye Lionel Trillin Rolland Barthes : : : : : : : Poetics Life of Milton The Function of Criticism Four Types of Meaning The Archetypes of Literature The Meaning of a Literary Idea The Death of the Author TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 32 . Grammar English Language Teaching Translation Semantics.A.Eliot I. etc. Mechanics of thesis writing Unit 9 : Criticism and Literary Theories Aristotle Dr.K..

SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES Wayne Booth Edward Wilson Derrida Terry Eagleton Elaine Showalter Gayatri Spivak : : : : : : 2011 Telling and Showing A Historical Interpretation of Literature Structure. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 33 .G. Journey to the Interior Adolescence The Winter Lakes The Ecstasy of Rita Joe The Stone Angel Running in the Family Utopia The Misanthropist A Doll s House The Lion and the Jewel Things Fall Apart TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. Modernism and Post Modernism Towards a Feminist Poetics Imperialism and Sexual Difference Unit 10 : Post Colonial Literature and European Literature in Translation A.K.Page Wilfered Campbell George Ryga Margaret Lawrance Ondaatje Sir Thomas More Moliere Ibsen Wole Soyinka Chinua Achebe : : : : : : : : : : : : Ode on the Death of William Butler Yeats Like an Old Proud King in a Parable. Sign ad Play in the Discourse of Human Sciences Capitalism.Smith Margeret at Wood P.

transpose. matrix representation of a linear transformation. subspaces. power series representation. Contour integration. Mobious transformation. classification of singularities. kernel. Galois Theorem. Riemann Sphere. Cauchy s theorem for convex regions. dimension.-Riemann Integral and its propertiesImproper integrals and their convergence and uniform convergence. Stereographic projection. Extension fields. quotient spaces. Taylor s and Laurent s series expansions. Fundamental Theorem of Algebra. projection.-Bounded and unbounded sets-Archimedean Property-Ordered field-Completeness of R-Extended real number systemSequences and series-limsup and liminf of a sequence-convergence of sequences and series-uniform convergence-continuity of a function-types of discontinuitiesuniform continuity-differentiability-Roll s theorem-mean value theorem monotone functions. Invariant subspaces. trace. Rings. Unit 2: Complex Analysis Algebra of complex numbers. Morera s theorem. Liouville s theorem. lines. Cayley-Hamilton theorem. range. isomorphism. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 34 . Harmonic functions. Elliptic functions. Entire functions. rational canonical form. Cauchy-Riemann equations.sequence of functions and series of functions-point wise convergence and uniform convergenceBolzano-Weierstrass Theorem-Compact subsets of Rn-Heine-Borel TheoremRiemann-Stieltjes integral and its properties. Conformal mapping. 3. Jordan form. Riemann theorem for removable singularities. determinant. functions of bounded variations. directional and total derivatives in Rn. Vector spaces. Euclidean ring. subgroups. canonical forms: triangular form. Unique factorisation domains. Finite abelian groups. eigen values and eigen vectors. Finite fields. Splitting fields. quotient groups. Schwarz lemma. line integrals. simple groups. permutation groups. circles. Open mapping theorem. alternating groups. homomorphisms. Analytic continuation. bases.partial. dual space. Principal ideal domains. Dual bases. Sylow s theorem.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 MATHEMATICS Unit 1: Real Analysis Finite-countable and uncountable sets. cross ratio. normal subgroups. linear independence. maximum modulus principle. polynomial rings. Hermitian. algebra of linear transformations. Analytic functions. change of bases. Cauchy s Integral formula. ideals. cyclic groups. Unitary and normal transformations. integral domains. symmetric groups. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. Algebra Groups.

Measure Theory and Functional Analysis Measure Theory: Lebesgue Outer Measure-Measurable sets-Regularity Measurable Functions-Borel and Lebesgue Measurablility.Integration of Nonnegative functions The General Integral Riemann and Lebesgue Integrals. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. Continuous functions-the product topologyThe metric topology. Connected spaces-connected subspaces of the Real line Components and local connectedness. 6. Jensen s inequality. RadonNikodym derivative. signed measures. sigma-field of sets.method of successive approximations the Lipschitz conditionconvergence of the successive approximations and the existence theorem. Euler equation Second order equations with regular singular points Exceptional cases Bessel Function. measure. Field of sets. Homogeneous and nonhomogeneous equation of order n Initial value problems. absolute continuity.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 4. Differential Equations Ordinary Differential Equations : Second order homogeneous equations-Initial value problems-Linear dependence and independence-Wronskian and a formula for Wronskian-Non-homogeneous equation of order two.homogeneous equation with analytic coefficients The Legendre equation. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 35 . finitely additive set function and countably additive set function. Initial value problems Existence and uniqueness theorems.Algebra of constant coefficient operators. Functional Analysis: Normed Linear space-Continuous Linear Transformations Banach spaces-The Hahn-Banach Theorem The natural embedding of N in N** Open mapping theorem Closed graph Theorem Uniform boundedness theorem conjugate of an operator Inner product space Orthogonalisation process Hilbert Space Orthonormal sets-Orthogonal complements conjugate space H* .Adjoint of an operator Self-adjoint Normal and Unitary Operators Projections. Dominated convergence theorem. Topology Topological spaces-Basis for a topology-The product topology The subspace topology-Closed sets and limit points.Solutions to solve a nonhomogeneous equation Wronskian and linear dependence reduction of the order of a homogeneous equation . Holder s and Minkowski s inequalities. Measurable and measure spaces. The Countability Axioms The separation Axioms Normal spaces The Urysohn Lemma The Tietze extension theorem. Compact spaces-compact subspaces of the Real line Limit Point Compactness Local Compactness. 5. Monotone convergence Theorem. Lp spacesConvex functions. Fatou s lemma. Equation with variable separated Exact equation. Hahn decomposition theorem. Extension of measures.Annihilator method to solve non-homogeneous equation. Jordan. Fubini s Theorem.

8. Hamilton s Principle Hamilton s Equation Other variational principle.homogeneous wave equation Riemann method Goursat problem spherical wave equation cylindrical wave equation. Hamilton Principle function Hamilton-Jacobi Equation. Adams-Badsforth method. Probability and Mathematical Statistics Probability : Random events Probability axioms Combinatorial formulae conditional probability-Bayes Theorem Independent events Random Variables Distribution Function Joint Distribution Marginal Distribution Conditional Distribution Independent random variables Function of random variables. Newton-Raphson. a rectangle Dirichelt problem involving Poisson equation Neumann problem for a circle and a rectangle. regula-falsi. Boundary value problems Maximum and minimum principles Uniqueness and continuity theorem Dirichlet Problem for a circle.homogeneous boundary conditions Non. Numerical Methods: Representation of numbers (binary. Gauss-Jordan. secant.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Partial Differential Equations: Linear and non-linear first order partial differential equations Second order equations in two independent variables canonical forms equations with constant coefficients .Probability generating functions. Mechanics and Numerical Met hods Mechanics : Generalised coordinates . The Delta function Green s function Method of Green s function Dirichlet Problem for the Laplace and Helmholtz operators. 7. Binomial Poisson distribution Uniform (discrete and continuous) normal-gamma distributions.Energy and Momentum. Heat conduction problem Existence and uniqueness of solution of heat conduction problem Laplace and beam equations. MilneSimpson. Solution of system of equations: Gauss Elimination. octal. Moment Generating Function and Probability Generating function Properties of characteristic functions Characteristic functions and moments characteristic function of the sum of the independent random variables Determination of distribution function by the Characteristic function . Derivation of Lagrange s equations-Examples Integrals of motion. Separation of variable Vibrating string problem Existence and uniqueness of solution of vibrating string problem. One point. Fixed iteration. Euler and modified Euler. Differential forms and generating functions Special Transformations-Lagrange and Poisson brackets. Weak law of large numbers TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD.general solution.Separability.Constraints Virtual work. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 36 . a circular annulus. LU decomposition. The Cauchy problem Homogeneous wave equation Initial Boundary value problem -Non. two point. decimal. GaussSeidal. hexadecimal) Errors Difference Table Difference formula Solution of nonlinear equations: Bisection. Solution of ordinary differential equations: Taylor Series. Jacobi. Runge-Kutta method of order two and four. Expectation Moments The Chebyshev Inequality Absolute moments Cumulant Generating Function.

p values. Surface curves on a surface Surface of revolution Helicoids Metric Direction coefficients families of curves-Isometric correspondence. Best Test (smallest type-II error). one sided and two sided tests.Hamilton Cycles. sample size.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Central limit theorem (Lindberg Theorem and Lapunov Theorem) Borel-Cantelli Lemma Kolmogorov Strong Law of large numbers. sample variance and their independence-Moments of sample mean and sample variance.Intrinsic properties. test statistics. Matchings Matchings and Coverings in Bipartite TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. two Poisson parameters. paired data. ANOVA: One way and two way classifications. Connectivity . two population variances. sufficiency. difference between two Poisson means. contingency table for independence. confidence interval for the normal distribution (mean. Mathematical Statistics: Sampling: Sample mean. two population propositions. t distribution. Compact surfaces whose points are umblics-Hilbert s lemma Compact surface of constant curvature Complete surface and their characterization Hilbert s Theorem Conjugate points on geodesics. Differential Geometry and Graph Theory Space curve . Point Estimation : Unbiasedness. paired data). Best Tests: Testing the value of the difference between two population means. Best Tests: Testing the value of a population mean. Geodesics Canonical geodesic equations Normal property of geodesics. confidence limits. difference between population propositions. ratio of two population variances. mean square error. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 37 . Tests and confidence intervals: chi-square test. 9. consistency. alternative. Graph Theory: Graphs and simple graphs Graphs Isomorphism The Incidence and Adjacency Matrices Subgraphs Vertex Degrees Paths and Connections Cycles Trees Cut Edges and Bonds Cut Vertices. errors (Type I and II errors). decision and errors: Hypotheses (Null. of population variance. efficient and asymptotically most efficient-Method of moments: One parameter and two parameters cases-Maximum likelihood Estimation: One parameter and two parameter cases unbiasedness.tangent surface involutes and evolutesIntrinsic equations Fundamental Existence Theorem for space curves-Helics. simple and composite). Of the mean of Poisson. The second fundamental form-Principle curvature Lines of curvature Developable Developable associated with space curves and with curves on surface Minimal surfaces Ruled surfaces. CR bound.Arc length tangent normal and binormal curvature and torsion contact between curves and surfaces. F distribution. Interval Estimation: Derivation of confidence interval:-The pivotal method. test statistics. goodness of fit. of population proposition.Blocks Euler tours. variance)-Confidence interval for Binomial and Poisson-Confidence interval for two sample problems (Two normal means.Existence Theorems Geodesic parallels Geodesics curvatures Gauss-Bonnet Theorem Gaussian curvature-surface of constant curvature. Hypotheses.

CHENNAI 600 006 Page 38 . Plane and planer Graphs Dual graphs Euler s Formula The Five Colour Theorem and the Four-Colour Conjecture-Directed graphs. sinks and doublets Images in a rigid infinite plane .SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Graphs Edge Chromatic Number. Relations between Cartesian components of stress Translational motion of fluid elements The rate of strain quadric and principle stresses Some further properties of the rate of strain quadric . Fluid Dynamics : Real fluids and Ideal fluids. irrotational in compressible flow.Axis symmetric flows Stokes stream function-Two dimensional flow The stream function The complex potential for two dimensional. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. Pressure at a point in a fluid at rest Pressure at a point in a moving fluid -Conditions at a boundary of two inviscid immiscible fluids Euler s equation of motion Steady motion under conservative body forces. 10.Complex velocity potentials for standard two dimensional flows Two dimensional Image systems The Milne Thomson circle Theorem. Independent sets Ramsey s Theorem Chromatic Number Brooks Theorem Chromatic Polynomials.Dual Simplex method Generalised simplex Tableau in Matrix Form Efficient Computational algorithm Transportation and Assignment problems as linear programming problems.Velocity of a fluid at a point.Stress analysis in fluid motion Relation between stress and rate of strain The coefficient of viscosity and Laminar flow The Navier Stokes equations of motion of a Viscous fluid. Stream lines. Sources. steady and unsteady flows. Stress components in a real fluid. path lines. Mathematical Programming and Fluid Dynamics Convex sets-Hyperplane-Open and closed half spaces-Formulation of Linear Programming problem Graphical solution Types of solutions Simplex procedure method of penalty Two phase technique-special cases in simplex method applications Duality Economic Interpretation of duality.Velocity potential The vorticity vector Local and particle rates of changes Equations of continuity.Acceleration of a fluid Conditions at a rigid boundary. Vizing s Theorem.

Group velocity Dispersion Relativity: Special theory of relativity Lorentz transformation Addition of velocities Mass. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 39 . TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD.Interpretation of wave function Schordinger s wave equation and its application to particle in a box.Multivalued function and branch points Cauchy s integral theorem and formula Taylor s and Laurentz s expansions .Linear vector spaces: Linear independence. two particle scattering Cross section in Lab system-Small oscillations. basis. divergence.Transformation to normal coordinates and frequencies of normal modes. curl and equivalence.tunneling through a barrier Motion in central field potential: Hydrogen atom angular momentum and spherical harmonics Addition of two angular momenta Approximate methods: Time independent perturbation theory for non-degenerate case application to anharmonic oscillator time dependent perturbation theory Fermi s golden rule. inner product Schwartz inequality Orthonormal basis Gram Schmidt orthogonalization process Linear operators Representation of vectors and operators in a basis Matrix theory. Unit 3: Quantum Theory and its Applications Basic principles: Wave particle duality Heisenberg s uncertainty principle Postulates of quantum mechanics.Convolution theorems Applications Complex variables: Analytic function Cauchy-Riemann conditions Singular points.Harmonic oscillator.Residue theorem and its applications.Cayley-Hamilton theorem Inverse of a matrix Diagonalisation of matrices Operational methods: Laplace transforms Solution of linear differential equations with constant coefficients Fourier integral Fourier transforms.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 PHYSICS Unit 1 : Mathematical Methods Vector fields: Orthogonal curvilinear co-ordinate systems Expressions for gradient. dimension. Unit 2 : Classical Mechanics and Relativity Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations Newton s equations and conservation laws for a system of particles D Alembert s principle and Lagrange s equations of motion Hamiltonian and Hamilton s equation of motion Application: Two-body central force problem Scattering by central potential.Scattering theory: Scattering amplitude cross section Born approximation Partial wave analysis Identical particles and spin Symmetric and antisymmetric wave functions Representation theory Coordinate and momentum representations.Mechanics of rigid bodies: Angular momentum and kinetic energy Moment of inertia tensor Euler angels Euler s equation of motion Torque free motion Symmetric top Wave motion Phase velocity.

microstates and macrostates.Hyperfine structure.Degenerate electron gas.Elementary ideas about point defects and dislocations Lattice vibrations Phonons Specific heat of solids Free electron theory Fermi statistics Heat capacity Electron motion in periodic potential Energy bands in metals.Molecular Physics: Covalent.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES Unit 4: Electromagnetic Theory 2011 Electrostatics Laplace and Poisson equations Boundary value problems Magnetostatics Ampere s theorem-Biot.Reflection.Nuclear spin and intensity alternation Isotopic effects Electronic states of diatomic molecules Frank Condon principle Lasers: Spontaneous and stimulated emission Optical pumping Population inversion.Exchange symmetry of wave functions Pauli s exclusion principle . NMR . Unit 6 : Atomic and Molecular Physics Quantum states of an electron in an atom Hydrogen atom spectrum Electron spin Stern-Gerlach experiment Spin . CHENNAI 600 006 Page 40 . dispersion.Coherence (temporal and spatial) Simple description of ammonia maser co2 and He-Ne lasers.Compton effect Principles of ESR. Unit 5 : Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Laws of thermodynamics and their consequences Thermodynamic potentials and Maxwell s relations Chemical potential and phase equilibria Phase space.orbit coupling Fine structure Relativistic correction Spectroscopic terms and selection rules. Paschen Back and Stark effects X-rays and Auger transitions. insulators and semiconductors Tight binding approximation Impurity level in doped semiconductors Electronic transport from classical kinetic theory Electrical and thermal conductivities Hall effect and thermoelectric power transport in semiconductors Dielectrics TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. Unit 7 : Condensed Matter Physics Crystal classes and systems 2d and 3d lattices Bonding in common crystal structures Reciprocal lattice Diffraction and structure factor .Black body radiation and Planck s distribution law Bose Einstein condensation Einstein and Debye models for lattice specific heat.Electrodynamics of a charged particle in electric and magnetic fields Radiation from moving charges and from a dipole .Retarded potential. interference.Savart law Electromagnetic induction Maxwell s equations in free space and in linear isotropic media Boundary conditions on the fields at interfaces-Scalar and vector potentials Gauge invariance Electromagnetic waves. diffraction and polarization. ionic and Vander Waal s interactions Rotation/vibration spectra Raman spectra Selection rules.Partition function Free energy and its connection with thermodynamic quantities Classical and quantum statistics. refraction.Periodic table Alkali-type spectra LS and JJ coupling Zeeman.

SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Polarization mechanism Clausius.CB and CE configuration Transistor as a switch. charged.Simple applications of A/D and D/A converters Microprocessor 8085: Architecture Addressing modes Instruction sets Simple programming. particles.liquid drop model Nuclear forces. AND. neutrons etc lionization chamber proportional counter GM counter Scintillation detectors Solid state detectors Emission and absorption spectroscopy Measurement of magnetic field. charge distribution. Unit 9: Electronics Physics of p-n junction Diode as a circuit element Clipping Clamping Rectification Zener regulated power supply Transistor as a circuit element CC.P.Pumps: Mechanical pump Diffusion pump Gauges: Thermocouple Penning Pirani Hot cathode Low temperature: cooling a TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. Hall effect Magnetoresistance X-ray and neutron diffraction Vacuum techniques Basic idea of conductance Pumping speed etc . OR. antiferro and ferrimagnetism Superconductivity: Basic phenomenology Meissner effect Type 1 and Type 2 superconductors BCS pairing mechanism. shape. NOT gates Feedback amplifiers Operational amplifiers and its applications Inverting.T. c Measurement of high and low resistances. noninverting amplifier Adder Subtractor Integrator Differentiator Waveform generator Comparator Schmidt trigger Digital integrated circuits NAND and NOR gates as building blocks X. gamma rays. Unit 10 : Experimental Physics Measurement of fundamental constants: e. h. spin and parity binding energy empirical mass formula. pyro and ferroelectricity Dia and paramagnetism Exchange interactions Magnetic ordering : ferro.Elements of two body problem Charge independence and charge symmetry of nuclear forcesEvidence of nuclear shell structure Single particle shell model Its validity and limitations Collective model Interactions of charged particles and e.OR gate Simple combinational circuits Half and full adder Flip-flop Shift register Counters Basic principles of A/D and D/A converters.invariance in different interactions Parity nonconservation in weak interaction. L and C Detection of X-rays. Unit 8 : Nuclear and Particle Physics Basic nuclear properties Size.Mossotti equation Piezo. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 41 .m.Gell-Mann Nishijima formula Quark model C.rays with matter Basic principles of particle detectors Ionization chamber Proportional counter GM counter Scintillation and semiconductor detectors Radioactive decays: Basic theoretical understanding Nuclear reactions Elementary ideas of reaction mechanism Compound nucleus and direct reactions Elementary ideas of fission and fusion Particle Physics: Symmetries and Conservation laws Classification of fundamental forces and elementary particles Iso-spin Strangeness.

Ionization and proportional counters.Theories of bonding (VB and MO) . propagation of errors. Applications of atomic.Concept of hybridization shapes of polyatomic molecules VSEPR theory Structure of simple ionic and covalent compounds lattice energy crystal defects Insulators and semiconductors. Analytical Techniques: Principle and applications of adsorption. and DSC. cross sections. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 42 . least squares analysis. Redox potential. Errors and Evaluation: Definition of terms in mean and median Types of errors. Buffer solution. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. fission and fusion Radioactive techniques-tracer technique. HSAB c oncept.Distributions Least squares fitting . Zinc and Aluminium. Lead. Band theory of solids Solid state reactions. Acids and Bases : Bronsted and Lewis acids and bases. pH and pKa. Synthesis. partition. phosphorus and sulphur. Unit-3 Nuclear Chemistry: Radioactive decay and equilibrium. ion exchange and solvent extraction chromatographic methods TLC HPLC and GC. DTA. superconductors. types of reactions. Light scattering techniques including nepelometry and Raman spectroscopy. Redox Reactions: Oxidation numbers.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 sample over a range upto 4 K and measurement of temperature Error analysis and hypothesis testing Propagation of errors Plotting of graph .M. CHEMISTRY Unit -1 Analytical Chemistry: Classification of analytical Methods classical and instrumental. Radiolysis of water G value. acid-base concept in nonaqueous media. dosimeters and Hydrated electron. Copper. Chemical principles involved in extractions and purification of Iron. Polymorphism of carbon. Chemistry of Non-transition elements: General properties and structure of their halides and oxides. Unit-2 Structure and Bonding: Atomic orbitals Types of chemical Bonds (weak and strong) intermolecular forces . accuracy and precision. polarography.Criteria for goodness of fits Chi square test. G. molecular and emission spectroscopy in quantitative analysis Electroanalytical techniques cyclic and stripping voltametry. average standard deviation. electrochemical series. Nuclear transmutations. Nuclear reactions: Q valve. Redox indicators. TGA. neutron activation analysis.

spectrochemical seriesTerm states for dn ions. charge transfer spectra. Reduction of ring substituted cyclohexanones to cyclohexanols. sulphur and halogens. Oxygen transport and storage. Unit-6 TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. CFSE.sugano diagram. carboranes and metallo carboranes . hydroborations and Diels Alder reaction of suitably substituted olefinic double bonds.preparation. Inorganic reaction mechanism: Inert and labile complexes-substitution reactions trans effect redox and electron transfer reactions. Orgel and Tanable. Interhalogen and noble gas compounds. Hemeproteins haemoglobin. Unit-5 Chirality. PSL. isomerization and polymerization) pi-acid metal complexes. five. hydroformylation. Organometallic reagents in organic synthesisCayatylic reactions. calculation of Dq B and parameters. Jahn Teller effect. Bioinorganic Chemistry: Metal ions in Biology. Sulphur-nitrogen compounds-Oxides and oxyacids of nitrogen. Stereochemistry of disubstituted four. Conformational analysis of mono and disubstituted cyclohexanes and piperidines. halogen addition. E-Z nomenclature for isomeric olefins.(hydrogeneation. and six membered saturated alicyclic molecules. Differentiation of assymmetric and dyssymmetric molecules. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 43 . properties and structure of borazines & phosphazenes. Nitrogen fixation. cytochrome and ferrodoxins.nqr and esr to inorganic compounds. Photochemistry of chromium. Stereochemistry of aliphatic nucleophilic substitutions in acyclic and bicyclic systems. PSH. phosphorous. Spectroscopy : Applications of nmr.Wade s rule . Sterospecific E-2 eliminations in erythro threo isomers. Unit-4 Chemistry of Transition elements: Co-ordination Chemistry of transition metal ions-Werner s theory nomenclature and stereo chemistry of co-ordination compounds stability constants and their determinations CFT.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 properties and structure of boranes. Metal carbonyls and metal clusters. ruthenium and cobalt complexes. splitting of d orbitals. Chemistry of lanthanides and actinides. Identification of prochiral carbons enantio and diastereoptropic hydrogens in a molecule. Stereochemistry (specific or selective) of dihydroxylations. Isopoly and heteropoly acids and salts. Photosynthesis.

thiophene. ketones and carboxylic acids) during multistep synthesis. Grignards. uncertainty principle. (simple molecules only). Raney nickel. (1. Huckel theory: application to ethylene. Rearrangments: Mechanisms of rearrangements proceedings via carbonium ions (Wagner Meerwin pinacol pinacolone and Demjanov type) and electrophilic heteroatoms (Baeyer Villiger and Curtius type). and Vilsmeyer reactions and Umplolung. catalytic hydrogenations and reagents like tributyltin hydride. di. Application of protective group concept (aldelydes. Photochemical reactions: Mechanisms of Norrish I and II types. Mechanism of nucleophilic substitution in activated aryl halides. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 44 . Compton effect. postulates of quantum mechanics. m and p-substituted aryl halides. LDA. Unit-7 Organic synthesis: Synthesis and any di and trisubstituted benzene derivatives from any mono substituted benzene or benzene itself. organolithiums. Synthesis of simple compounds using C-C bond forming reactions involving Wittig. Reactivity of these compounds towards electrophiles or necleophiles.3-dithane). butadiene and benzene. wave particle duality. hydrogen and helium atoms. Stork enamine.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 Mechanism of SN-1. A study of other non benzenoid aromatics (ferrocences. Concreted reactions: Mechanism of electrocyclic and chelotropic reactions and sigmatropic rearrangements. iso quinoline and indoles. Unit-8 Numbering and synthesis of unsubstituded (parent) and alkyl. Perturbation theory application to helium atom. Schrodinger wave equation. reactions in substrates with various types of NGP. DCC and Pd. operators: linear and Hermitian. Born Oppenheimer approximations: LCAO MO and VB treatments of H2 molecule. annulenes and fulvenes). Gilmann Reagents. application of variation method to harmonic oscillator. Angular momentum: commutation relation. Application of Schrodinger equation to particle in a box. NBS Chromium reagents. Calculation of TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. Birch Wolf Kishner and metal hydride reductions. Dickmann condensation. Knovenagel. Regiochemistry of aryne generation and subsequent additions of o. n-BuLi. aryl or acyl (wherever methods are available) substituted furans. Synthetic transformations involving Swern oxidation. Robinson annulation. harmonic oscillator. Unit 9 Quantum Chemistry: Plancks quantum theory. Methods of generation and mechanisms of reactions proceeding via carbenes and nitrenes. quionline. Mannisch. azulenes. Wittig Honner. Paterno Buchi and Barton reactions. Spectral identification of organic intermediates by IR (functional group) PMR and CMR and mass spectra. spin orbit interaction Approximation methods: variation theorem. pyrroles.-methane rearrangements. rigid rotator and hydrogen atom. trimethylsilyl iodide.

TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD. Orthogonality theorem and its consequences.variation of chemical potential with temperature and pressure-fugacity.Third law and calculation of entropy. Complex reactions: simultaneous. Raman and electronic spectra. Chain reactions: H2-Cl2 H2 Br2 branching reaction. Statistical thermodynamics: Maxwell Boltzmann. thermodynamics: Phenomenological laws. concept of negative absolute temperature.Onsagers reciprocity relation.explosion limit. Semi empirical methods: Slater orbital and HF-SCF methods. Maxwell relationspartial molar properties. Thermodynamics: First and second Laws of thermodynamics. Hammett and Taft equations.entropy production.Partition function. mechanism and kinetics of polymerisation.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 electron density and bond order. rotational and vibrational partition function. ARRT.polymer processing techniques. Reactions in solution: factors determining reaction rate in solution. Macromolecules: Techniques.Glibbs Duhem equation. Homogenous Catalysis: acid base catalysis. enzyme catalysis Heterogeneous catalysis: Adsorption. comparisonpotential energy surfaces. crystallinity of polymers. Properties of polymers: glass transition temp. equilibrium constant and heat capacity from partition functions.. Unit 11 Group theory: Symmetry elements and symmetry operations. dielectric constant and ionic of Character Tale (C2v C3v and C2h ) Applications: Selection rules for IR. Determining Symmetries of normal vibrational modes of non linear molecules. Einstein and Debye theories of heat capacity of solids. Nonequilibrium. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 45 . Kinetics of copolymerisation-Molecular weights and their determination. translational.relation between cp and cv in terms of coefficients of expansion and compressibility. calculation of thermodynamic functions. collision theory. electrokinetic phenomena. Unit-10 Chemical Kinetics: Theories of reaction rate. reducible and irreducible representations Direct product representation. parallel and consecutive reactions. Kinetic isotopic effect.application to Diffusion potential. point groups. Linear free energy relations.treatment of unimolecular reaction. Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac distribution. Langmuir and BET adsorption isotherms mechanism of heterogeneous catalysis.

Mc Connel equations. Corrosion and Stability of metals: construction and use of Pourbaix and Evans diagram-Prevention of corrosion. Primary and Secondary cells. Ion-ion interaction: activity co-efficient. hyperfine structure. Butler Volmer equation for one electron transfer. g-factor. Vibration-rotation Spectra-PQR branches. phosphorescence. Electrode-electrolyte interface: Structure of double layer. NMR Spectra of simple AX and ABX type molecules. fluorescence quenching. CHENNAI 600 006 Page 46 . excimer.SYLLABUS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM INATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES 2011 construction of hybrid orbitals. Fermi resonane-Raman Spectra. TEACHERS RECRUITMENT BOARD.solvation number and its determination. application to electronic spectra of ethylene and formaldehyde. parallel and perpendicular vibrations. types of transition. Theory and simple applications of Mossbauer and Photoelectron Spectroscopy. Quantum yield measurement. Kinetics of Photochemical reac.experimental validity. Photochemistry: Photophysical processes. Debye-Huckel equation for activity coeff .Stern-Volmer equation. overtones.electrode kineticsovervoltage.Born treatment. factors affecting chemical shift and spin spin coupling.Various fuel cells. Electronic Spectroscopy: Spectra of diatomic molecules. Unit-12 Electrochemistry: Ion-solvent interaction. Spectroscopy: Rotational Spectra of rigid and non-rigid diatomic rotors. Ion association: its effect on conductance and activity coefficient. Chemical Shift. Vibrational Spectra: harmonic and anharmonic oscillator. Polyatomic molecules. exciplexes. 13C and 19F nmr. ESR: Origin. Spin resonance Spectroscopy: NMR: Origin of nmr signal.Theory of radiationless transitionfluorscence.Frank condon principleMorse function. simple polyatomic molecules. solvent effects.limitations and extension to concentrated solutions. Ion transport: Debye Huckel Orsager equation for conductance.

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