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Will you please give me the Mechanical Engineering Topics for First Year B.Tech???? I am thinking to do B. tech but before applying I want to know about its topics…

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering or Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering is an undergraduate Mechanical Engineering course

Course content:
Semantics: Synonyms, Antonyms, Homophones, Homonyms, Form and function of words

Syntax: Sentence structures, Verb patterns and their usage

Phonetics: Basic Concepts – Vowels, Consonants, Phonemes, Syllables;
Articulation of Speech Sounds – Place and Manner of Articulation; Transcription of words and simple sentences, using International Phonetic Alphabet.

Comprehension: Listening and Reading comprehension – Note taking, Reviewing,
Summarising, Interpreting, Paraphrasing and Précis Writing.

Composition: Descriptive, Explanatory, Analytical and Argumentative Writing - description of simple objects like instruments, appliances, places, persons, principles; description and explanation of processes and operations; analysis and arguments in the form of debate and group discussion

Text: English for Students of Science by A.Roy and P.L. Sharma (Orient

Chapters for Study:
i) "The year 2050" by Theodore J. Gordon.
ii) "The Mushroom of Death" by A. Bandhopadhyay.
iii) "The Discovery" by Herman Ould.

Unit-VII (For Internal Evaluation Only):
Book Review – Herein the students will be required to read and submit a review of a book (Literary or non-literary) of their own choice. This will be followed by a presentation of the same in the class.

1. English for Students of Science edited by A. Roy and P.L. Sharma, Orient Longman.
2. Spoken English for India by R.K. Bansal and J.B. Harrison, Orient Longman.
3. Intermediate Grammar, Usage and Composition by M.L. Tickoo and A.E. Subramanian, Orient Longman.

1. English Grammar, Composition and Correspondence by M.A. Pink and S.E. Thomas, S. Chand and Sons Pvt. Ltd.,Delhi.
2. A Practical English Grammar by Thomson and Martinet, OUP, Delhi.
3. Guide to Patterns and Usage in English by A.S. Hornby, OUP, Delhi.
4. A Textbook of English Phonetics for Indian Students by T. Balasubramanian, MacMillan, Chennai.
5. Better English Pronunciation by J.D.O’Connor, Cambridge Univ. Press, London.
6. English Vocabulary in Use by McCarthy, Foundation Books (Cambridge University Press), Delhi.
7. Assessing Listening by Buck, Foundation Books (Cambridge University Press), Delhi.

8. Reading Between the Lines by McRae, Foundation Books (Cambridge
university Press), Delhi.

There will be seven questions in all covering all the units, except Unit VII which (besides other modes of internal evaluation) is for internal assessment only.
ll questions will be compulsory and will have sufficient internal choice.

Unit-I: 15 Marks
The question will be set so as to evaluate the following: Usage of the words given, Changing the grammatical quality and function of the words, One word Substitutes, synonyms, antonyms, homophones, homonyms.

Unit-II: 20 Marks
There will be one question having different parts. The question should test students’ knowledge of sentence structures and verb patterns. The question can be in the nature of ‘Do as directed’, ‘Tracing and rectifying structural
Errors’, ‘Elucidating patterns through sentences and vice-versa’, ‘Changing the word-order’, ‘Synthesizing the sentences’ and ‘Completing the sentences’, etc.

Unit-III: 15 Marks
There will be two questions from this Unit. Question one will be in the nature of short notes testing the basic concepts and articulation of speech sounds. The second question would require transcription of individual words and simple sentences.

Unit-IV: 15 Marks
Comprehension and Interpretation of a passage given (Literary or non-literary, newspaper article, story, extract from a speech etc.), will be judged for its vocabulary, general understanding and interpretation of the content in the form of question answer exercise, culling out important points, suggesting a suitable topic/title, summarising and précis writing etc.

Unit-V: 15 Marks
The question will require the definition, description, analysis, explanation of various objects and processes. Bedsides, a topic of contemporary relevance may be given for writing a paragraph in any one of the writing forms prescribed in the unit.

Unit-VI: 20 Marks
There will be two questions from the text prescribed. The first question will evaluate the comprehension of the text through short answer questions or a long answer question.
The second question will judge the linguistic aspect of the text such as using a particular word in its various syntactic forms like noun, adjective, verb etc.; matching the lists of words and their explanation; providing opposite/similar meanings, adding suffixes and prefixes etc.

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L T P Class Work : 50 Marks
3 2 - Exam. : 100 Marks
Total : 150 Marks
Duration of exam. : 3 Hours
Infinite series : Convergence and divergence, Comparison, D' Alembert's ratio, Integral, Raobes, Logrithmic and Cauchy root tests, Alternating series, Absolute and conditional convergence.

Applications of Differentiation : Taylor's and Maclaurin's series, Asymptotes, Curvature Asymptotes.

Partial Differentiation & its Applications : Functions of two or more variables; partial derivatives, Total differential and differentiability, Derivatives of composite and implicit functions, Jacobians, Higher order partial derivatives.

Homogeneous functions, Euler's theorem, Taylor's series for functions of two variables (without proof), maxima-minima of function of two variables, Lagrange's method of undetermined multipliers, Differentiation under integral sign.

Applications of Single & Multiple Integration : Applications of single integration to find volume of solids and surface area of solids of revolution. Double integral, change of order of integration, Double integral in polar coordinates, Applications of double integral to find area
enclosed by plane curves and volume of solids of revolution.

Triple integral, volume of solids, change of variables, Beta
and gamma functions and relationship between them.

Vector Calculus : Differentiation of vectors, scalar and vector point functions Gradient of a scalar field and directional derivative, divergence and curl of a vector field and their physical interpretations.

Integration of vectors, line integral, surface integral,
volume integral, Green, Stoke's and Gauss theorems (without
proof) and their simple applications.

1. Advanced Engineering Mathematics : F. Kreyszig.
2. Higher Engineering Mathematics : B.S. Grewal.

1. Engineering Mathematics Part-I : S.S. Sastry.
2. Differential and Integral Calculus : Piskunov.
3. Advanced Engineering Mathematics : R.K. Jain and
4. Advanced Engg. Mathematics : Michael D. Greenberg

Note: Examiner will set eight questions, taking four from Part-A and four from Part-B. Students will be required to attempt five questions taking at least two from each part.

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L T P Sessional : 50 Marks
3 1 - Exam. : 100 Marks
Total : 150 Marks
Duration of exam. : 3 Hrs.

Interference : Division of wave front-Fresnel's biprism,
Division of amplitude – Newton's rings, Michelson interferometer, applications.

Diffraction : Difference between Fraunhofer and Fresnel
diffraction. Fraunhofer diffraction through a slit. Plane
transmission diffraction grating, its dispersive and resolving
Polarization : Polarised and unpolarized light, double
refraction; Nicol prism, quarter and half wave plates,
Polarimetry; Biquartz and Laurent's half-shade polarimeters,
Simple concepts of photoelasticity.
Spontaneous and stimulated emissions, Laser action,
characteristics of laser beam-concepts of coherence, He-Ne and
semiconductor lasers (simple ideas), applications.
Propagation of light in fibres, numerical aperture, single
mode and multi mode fibres, applications.

Simple concepts of Harmonic Oscillator, resonance, quality factor.
E.M. wave theory-review of basic ideas, Maxwell's equations, simple plane wave equations, simple concepts of wave guides and co-axial cables, Poynting vector.

Molecular theory, polarization, displacement,susceptibility, dielectric coefficient, permitivity & various relations between these, Gauss's law in the presence of a dielectric, Energy stored in an electric field.
Behaviour of dielectrics in a.c. field-simple concepts,
dielectric losses.

Michelson-Moreley experiment, Lorentz transformations, variation of mass with velocity, mass energy equivalence.

Neutron Cross-section, Nuclear fission, Moderators, Nuclear
reactors, Reactor criticality, Nuclear fusion. Interaction of radiation with matter-basic concepts, radiation detectors-ionisation chamber, G.M. Counter, Scintillation and solid state detectors, cloud chamber and bubble chamber.

1. Physics of the Atom - Wehr, Richards & Adair (Narosa)
2. Perspectives of Modern Physics - Arthur Beiser (TMH)
3. Modern Engineering Physics – A.S. Vasudeva (S. Chand)
1. Electricity and Magnetism – F.W. Sears (Narosa)
2. Physics Vol-I & II – Resnick & Halliday (Wiley Eastern)
3. A Text Book of Optics – Brij Lal & Subramanyam
Note: The Examiners will set eight questions, taking four from each part. The students will be required to attempt five questions in all selecting at least two from each part. All questions will carry equal marks.

L T P Class Work : 50 Marks
4 - - Examination : 100 Marks
Total : 150 Marks
Duration of Exam : 3 Hrs.
Unit I Introduction: Introduction to Manufacturing Processes and their Classification. Industrial Safety; Introduction, Types of Accidents, Causes and Common Sources of Accidents, Methods of Safety, First Aid.

Unit II Engineering Materials: General Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials, Mild Steel, Medium Carbon Steel, High Carbon Steel, High Speed Steel and Cast Iron.

Unit III Foundry: Introduction to Casting Processes, Basic Steps in Casting Process, Pattern, Types of Patterns, Pattern Allowances, Risers, Runners, Gates, Moulding Sand and its composition, Sand Preparation, Molding Methods, Core Sands and Core Making, Core Assembly, Mold Assembly, Melting ( Cupola) and Pouring, Fettling, Casting Defects and Remedies.

Unit IV Cold Working ( Sheet Metal Work ): Sheet Metal Operations, Measuring, Layout Marking, Shearing, Punching, Blanking, Piercing, Forming, Bending and Joining Advantages and Limitations.
Hot Working Processes: Introduction to Hot Working, Principles of Hot Working Processes, Forging, Rolling, Extrusion, Wire Drawing..

Unit V Introduction to Machine Tools: Specifications and Uses of commonly used Machine Tools in a Workshop such as Lathe, Shaper, Planer, Milling, Drilling, Slotter, Introduction to Metal Cutting. Nomenclature of a Single Points Cutting Tool and Tool Wear. Mechanics of Chips Formations, Type of Chips , Use of Coolants in machining.

Unit VI Welding: Introduction to Welding, Classification of Welding Processes, Gas Welding: Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Resistance Welding; Spot and Seam Welding, Arc Welding: Metal Arc, TIG & MIG Welding, Welding Defects and Remedies, Soldering & Brazing.

Unit VII Plant Layout, Objectives of Layout, Types of Plant Layout and their Advantages.

Text Books :
1. Workshop Technology Volt.I & II - Hazra & Chaudhary, Asian Book Comp., New Delhi.
2. Process and Materials of Manufacture -- Lindberg, R.A. Prentice Hall of India,New Delhi.
3. Principles of Manufacturing Materials and Processes - Campbell, J.S.- McGraw- Hill.

Reference Books:
1. Manufacturing Science - Amitabha Ghosh & Ashok Kumar Malik, - East-West Press.
2. Manufacturing Process and Systems - Ostwald, Munoz , John Wiley.
3. Workshop Technology, Vol. 1, 2 & 3 – Chapman, WAJ, Edward Arnold.

Note : Eight questions will be set by the examiner, taking at least one question from each unit. Students will be required to attempt five questions.

B.E. I/II Semester
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L T P Sessional : 50 Marks
3 1 - Exam. : 100 Marks
Total : 150 Marks
Duration of exam. : 3 Hrs.

Unit-1 :
Thermodynamics - Second law, concept of Entropy, Entropy
change for an ideal gas, free energy and work functions, Free
energy change, Chemical Potential, Gibb's Helmholtz equation, Clausius - Clapeyron equation, Related numerical problems with above topics.

Unit-2 :
Phase-Rule - Terminology, Derivation of Gibb's Phase Rule
Equation, One Component System (H2O System), Two Components systems, Eutectic system (Pb-Ag), system with congruent m.pt. (Zn-Mg), systems with incongruent m.pt. (Na-K), Applications of above Systems.

Unit-3 :
Water & its treatment : Part I – Sources of water, impurities in water, hardness of water and its determination, units of hardness, alkalinity of water and its determination, Related numerical problems, scale and sludge formation (composition properties and methods of prevention).

Unit-4 :
Water and its treatment : Part II – Treatment of water for domestic use, coagulation, sedimentation, filtration and dis-infection, water softening, Ion-exchange process, mixed bed demineralisation, Desalination (reverse osmosis) (electrodialysis).

Unit-5 :
Corrosion and its prevention - Galvanic & concentration cell, Dry and wet corrosion, Electrochemical theory of corrosion, Galvanic corrosion, pitting corrosion, water-line corrosion, differential aeration corrosion, stress corrosion, factors affecting corrosion, Preventive measures (proper design, Cathodic protection, protective coatings).

Unit-6 :
Lubrication and Lubricants - Friction, mechanism of
lubrication, classification and properties of lubricants,
Additives for lubricants, synthetic lubricants, Greases – Preparation & properties (consistency, drop point) and uses.

Unit-7 :
Polymers and Polymerization - Organic polymers,
polymerisation, various types of polymerisation, effect of
structure on properties of polymers, preparation properties and
technical applications of thermo-plastics (PVC,PVA), thermosets
(PF,UF), and elastomers (SBR,GR-N), Silicones, Introduction to polymeric compsites.

Unit-8 :
Analytical Methods - Thermal methods, Principle, method and
application of Thermogravimetric analysis, Differential thermal
analysis and Differential scanning calorimetry , (Experimental details are excluded),Spectroscopic methods, Spectrophotometry, interaction of E.M. radiations with a molecule and origin of spectrum, spectroscopic, techniques-vibrational and electronic spectroscopy (Experimental details are excluded), conductometric titration, elementary discussion on Flame-photometry.
NOTE : Eight questions are to be set with a fair weightage of
all the units. The candidates will be required to
attempt five questions in all.

1. Engineering Chemistry, P.C. Jain, Monica Jain (Dhanpat Rai &
2. Chemistry in Engineering & Tech., Vol.I & II, Rajaram,
Kuriacose (TMH).

1. Instrumental methods of Chemical Analysis, MERITT & WILLARD
(East-West Press).
2. Physical Chemistry, P.W. Atkin (ELBS, Oxford Press).
3. Physical Chemistry, W.J. Moore (Orient-Longman).

For whole syllabus here is the attachment of it
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Old August 31st, 2012, 03:36 PM
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As per your need here I am openhanded Mechanical Engineering Topics for First Year B.Tech as follows:
First Semester
HSC11101: English for Science and Technology

Language Resource Development: Using appropriate grammatical lexical forms to express meaning-accuracy, range and appropriacy to context; remedial exercises.
Reading Interpreting and using (a) written, and (b) graphic information: (a) Using (reading and writing) academic texts, articles in technical journals, instruction manuals/laboratory instruction sheets, safety manuals and regulations, and reports; and (b) Using maps, graphs, plan, diagrams, flow-charts, sketches, tabulated and statistical data.
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