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will you please give me paper pattern for Kerala PSC Diploma Mechanical Engineering
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Old April 2nd, 2014, 12:13 PM
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here I am giving you paper pattern for Kerala PSC Diploma Mechanical Engineering below :

Maximum Marks : 100
Duration:1.15 Hours
Medium of Questions: English
An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation)
based on the qualification prescribed for the post
Main Topics:-
1. Thermodynamics
2. Combustian Engine
3. Hydraulic Machines and Mechanics
4. Industrial Engineering
5. Machine design
6. Theory of machines
7. Dynamics of machinery
8. Refrigeration and Air conditioning
9. Heat and Mass transfer
10. Computer aided design and manufacturing
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Old February 15th, 2015, 04:58 PM
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Will you please provide the information regarding the Kerala PSC Diploma Mechanical Engineering syllabus ?
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Old February 15th, 2015, 05:24 PM
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As you are looking for the Kerala PSC Diploma Mechanical Engineering syllabus , here I am providing same for you .

I. Industrial Management
Principles of management: Meaning of management – Taylor’s scientific.
management, Functions of management – Different types of ownership –
Organizational structure.

The principles of a good wage payment system: Types of wages – Nominal, real,
living, fair, and minimum wages – Incentives

Quality Planning and its developments: Definitions of quality– Dimensions of
quality– TQM concept

Project Management Techniques: Introduction to Network analysis – Commonly
used terms in CPM and PERT – CPM – Operation, earliest finish time (EFT), latest
finish time (LFT), critical path, event, slack or float, dummy activity – Construction
and numbering of network diagram – Fulkerson's rule – Simple problems on CPM (by
AOA method only) – PERT - Comparison between CPM and PERT – Calculation of
expected time – Event, activity, successor event, predecessor event, earliest expected
time, latest allowable time, slack.

Quantitative techniques in management: Methods –Linear programming: -
Formulation of LPP –Transportation problem – North West corner rule, Vogel's
approximation method – Simple problems. – Game theory – Two-persons zero sum
game – Maxi-min and mini-max principle – Saddle point – simple problems.

Materials and sales management.
Inventory management –definition and classification –purchase procedure –buying
techniques –EOQ and ABC analysis.
Stores management –introduction –store keeping functions –duties of store keeper –
store layout
Centralized and decentralized store –store records –indent forms –bincard –store
Sales –importance –functions of sales department –sales forecasting.

II. Industrial engineering
Production planning and control: Concepts of industry – Meaning of the term
production and productivity – Methods of increasing productivity – Types of
production – Job production batch production, mass production,
continuous production – Explanation of production planning control – Benefits and
functions of PPC – Pre-planning activities – Forecasting, plant location, product
planning, design and development, material selection,
Process planning, determination of men, machines, material and tool requirements –
Process planning –Choice of machine in process planning – Break even analysis –
Process sheet –Process planning procedure
Routing – Scheduling – Dispatching – Value Engineering – Plant location and layout
– Factors to be considered in locating industrial plants – Plant layout – Types of
layouts – Compare the advantages and disadvantages of each type – Plant
maintenance – Types of maintenance.

Method study: Work study – Advantages and application of work study to increase
Method study – Therbligs and their symbols – Process chart symbols – Preparation of
operation process chart, flow process chart, man-machine chart, right hand left hand
chart, and simo chart – Flow diagram – Principles of motion economy – Rules
concerning human body, work place layout and material handling, tools and
equipment design – Objectives of work measurement – Procedure of stop watch time study – Standard time calculation – Production study – Work sampling – Steps in work sampling.

Inspection and Quality control: Concept of quality and quality control – Product
control – Concepts of inspection – Types of inspection – First piece inspection,
working inspection, sample inspection, operation inspection, key operation inspection,
floor or patrolling inspection , centralized inspection – Advantages and limitations

Fundamental statistical concepts: Explain the term variability in measurements –
Explain the terms variable, attribute, frequency, frequency distribution and frequency
plot – Normal distribution curve – Tally sheet – Explanation of the terms mean, mode,
median and standard deviation – Calculation of mean, mode, median and standard
deviation –Statistical quality control -- Types of control charts – X,R,P,100P, and C

Project analysis: Need and scope for project analysis - Explanation of the
constituents elements of project analysis – Production cost – Market survey – Selling
price – Capital investment – Return on, investment – Elements of costing –
Classification of costs – Depreciation – Types of depreciation –Obsolescence – Basic
formula for calculation of machining times for the operation such as turning, drilling
and shaping – Simple problems.

Metals and alloys: Structure of materials – Structure of solids – Crystal structure –
BCC , FCC and HCP -- Ferrous and non ferrous – Cast iron- White, malleable, grey
and nodular cast iron –Manufacturing of Pig iron- Blast Furnace – Manufacturing of
Cast iron - Cupola Furnace – Types of steel – Manufacturing of steel - Bessemer
process, LD process, Open hearth and Electric furnace – Steel alloys -- Non ferrous
metals and alloys - Aluminum, Copper and its alloys – Crucible furnace.
Heat Treatment Processes: Cooling curve for pure iron– iron carbon equilibrium
diagram –TTT diagram – Micro constituents of steel -- Heat treatment process,
annealing, normalizing, hardening, tempering, mar tempering, austempering, case
hardening (cyaniding, nitriding and carburising ), age hardening—induction hardening
– flame hardening -- residual stress due to heat treatment
Properties, testing and inspection of materials: Mechanical properties such as
strength, hardness, toughness, brittleness, creep, fatigue, stiffness, ductility,
malleability, elasticity and plasticity – Thermal properties such as specific heat,
thermal conductivity, thermal resistance, and thermal diffusivity – Destructive testing
--Tensile and compressive test – Hardness test: – Impact test – Fatigue test – Creep
test – Non-destructive testing – Radio graphic – Ultrasonic testing – Inspection --
Spark test, magnetic particle, x-ray and dye penetration tests
Measuring instruments, gauges and comparators: Classification of measuring
instruments – Precision and non precision instruments – Direct reading and indirect
measuring instruments –– Vernier caliper, micrometer (inside, outside) -
Classifications of gauges – Plug, ring, snap, screw pitch gauge, feeler gauge, standard
wire gauge and indicating gauges –Comparators – Mechanical comparators, Electrical
comparators, Optical comparators, Pneumatic comparators.
Welding, soldering and brazing : Arc welding –Principle of arc welding – Welding
positions –– Flat, horizontal , vertical and overhead welding – Welded joints – Butt,
lap ,corner , tee ,edge ,V- joints, U-joint --Selection of welding electrodes – Electrode
coatings – Functions of Electrode coating – Gas welding --Type of flames –
Functions and operation of oxy –acetylene cylinders, pressure regulators, welding
torch, nozzle – Explanation of submerged arc welding, tungsten inert gas (TIG)
welding, metal inert gas (MIG) welding, Atomic hydrogen welding and thermit
welding – Defects in welding – Causes and remedies of the defects such as porosity,
poor penetration, warping, under cut, distortion crack, poor appearances - Soldering –
Foundry: tools- rammer, trowel, slick, lifter, strike off bar, bellow, sprue pin, mallet,
gate cutter, swab, vent rod, draw spike, moulding box – Composition of moulding
sands – Types of moulding sand – Green sand, dry sand, parting sand, loom sand,
facing sand and core sand – Properties of molding sand such as porosity, plasticity,
adhesiveness, cohesiveness, refractoriness. Types of patterns- single piece pattern,
split pattern, match plate pattern, gated pattern, loose piece pattern, sweep pattern –
Pattern allowances- shrinkage allowance, draft allowance, machining allowance,
distortion or camber allowance, rapping allowance
Bench work and fitting: Fitting operations like chipping, filing, scraping, grinding,
sawing, marking, drilling, reaming, tapping, dieing – Tools used in fitting- vice (bench
vice, pipe vice, hand vice), files- various types of files-specification of files-chisels,
hammers, hack saw, scrapers, punches, surface plate, surface gauge, V-block, angle
plate, try square,combination set, steel rule, calipers(outside and inside), divider,
scriber, drills, , reamer, tap and tap wrench, die and die stock, goggles.
Metal cutting :Orthogonal cutting and oblique cutting, chip formation ,type of chips,
cutting speed , feed and depth of cut --Tool life – Machinability
Lathe and lathe work: Type of lathe –Lathe parts, function of each part – Lathe
accessories – Work holing and tool holding devices.– Speed, feed and depth of cut –
Operations – taper turning methods, – Lathe specification
Drilling machines: Classification – Work holding devices – Types of drill bits –
Tool holding devices – Operations.
Shaping Machines : General use of a shaper – Parts and their functions.
Slotting Machines: General use of a slotter – Slotter parts and their functions.
Planing machines: General use of a planer – Planner parts and their functions.
Milling machines: General use of milling machines – Parts of milling machines and
their functions – Types of milling machines - Cutter holding devices (a) arbours (b)
collets - Milling operations - plain milling, key and key ways, gang milling , T – slot
milling – Milling methods (a) conventional milling (b) climb milling – Types of
Broaching Machines: General use of a broaching machines – Parts and their
Gear manufacture: Method of making gears – Gear hobbling.
Jigs and Fixtures: Definition of jigs and fixtures.
Grinding: Abrasives- natural, artificial – Bonding materials -vitrified, silicate,
shellac, rubber –
Kind of abrasives, grain size, grade and structure, kind of bond material, functions of
the grinding wheels – Grinding machines – Cylindrical grinders.-centre type and
centre less type grinders.

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