Elements of Mechanical Engineering - [2110006]


Teaching Scheme

Tutorial Practical Total
4 0 2 6

Examination Scheme

Theory Examination Practical Examination Total
ESE (E) PA (M) ESE Viva (V) PA (I)
70 30 30 20 150

    ESE = End Semester Examination, PA = Progressive Assessment

Course Type   

Syllabus Content

Prime movers and its types, Concept of Force, Pressure, Energy, Work, Power, System, Heat, Temperature, Specific heat capacity, Change of state, Path, Process, Cycle, Internal energy, Enthalpy, Statements of Zeroth Law and First law
Introduction and applications of Energy sources like Fossil fuels, Nuclear fuels, Hydel, Solar, wind, and bio-fuels, Environmental issues like Global warming and Ozone depletion
Gas laws, Boyle's law, Charle's law, Combined gas law, Gas constant, Relation between Cp and Cv, Various non-flow processes like constant volume process, constant pressure process, Isothermal process, Adiabatic process, Poly-tropic process
Steam formation, Types of Steam, Enthalpy, Specific volume, Internal energy and dryness fraction of steam, use of Steam tables, steam calorimeters
Heat Engine cycle and Heat Engine, working substances, Classification of heat engines, Description and thermal efficiency of Carnot; Rankine; Otto cycle and Diesel cycles
Introduction, Classification, Cochran, Lancashire and Babcock and Wilcox boiler, Functioning of different mountings and accessories
Introduction, Classification, Engine details, four-stroke/ two-stroke cycle Petrol/Diesel engines, Indicated power, Brake Power, Efficiencies
Types and operation of Reciprocating, Rotary and Centrifugal pumps, Priming
Types and operation of Reciprocating and Rotary air compressors, significance of Multistaging
Refrigerant, Vapor compression refrigeration system, vapor absorption refrigeration system, Domestic Refrigerator, Window and split air conditioners
Construction and applications of Couplings (Box; Flange; Pin type flexible; Universal and Oldham), Clutches (Disc and Centrifugal), and Brakes (Block; Shoe; Band and Disc)
Shaft and axle, Belt drive, Chain drive, Friction drive, Gear drive
Types and applications of Ferrous & Nonferrous metals, Timber, Abrasive material, silica, ceramics, glass, graphite, diamond, plastic and polymer

Reference Books

SrTitleAuthorPublicationAmazon Link
1Basic Mechanical EngineeringPravin KumarPearson   
2Thermal Science and EngineeringDr. D.S. KumarS.K. Kataria & sons, Publication   
3Fundamental of Mechanical EngineeringG.S. SawhneyPHI Publication   
4Elements of Mechanical EngineeringSadhu SinghS. Chand Publication   
5Introduction to Engineering MaterialsB.K. AgrawalTata McgraHill Publication   

Course Outcome

1. To understand the fundamentals of mechanical systems
2. To understand and appreciate significance of mechanical engineering in different fields of engineering