by **ifte** » Wed Aug 04, 2010 1:02 pm

MECHANICAL SCIENCE

Group A

Mechanics of Solids

Coplanar force systems, moment of a force, couple, equilibrium conditions, free-body diagram, laws of friction.

Centroid and area moment of inertia, mass moment of inertia, principle of virtual work, screw jack.

Kinematics of particles, velocity, acceleration, Newton's laws, equation of motion (rectilinear), momentum, impulse, work/energy, projectiles, moment of momentum, rotation and simple harmonic motion, free vibration.

Mechanics of Deformation

Stress, strain, Hooke's law, elastic constants, ultimate strength, Mohr's circle of stress, thin-walled pressure vessels.

Deflection of beamâ€”bending moment and shear force in beam/cantilevers, torsion of circular sections.

Group B

Fluid Mechanics

Fluids and their properties, viscosity, compressibility, surface tension, non-Newtonian fluids, pressure at a point, hydrostatic forces on immersed and floating bodies, type of flow, velocity and acceleration of a flow particle, hydrodynamics.

Thermodynamics

Basic conceptsâ€”properties of gases and equation of state, work, heat, heat capacity, internal energy; enthalpy.

First law of thermodynamics and law of conservation of energy, basic thermodynamic processes for ideal gases.

Second law of thermodynamics, Carnot cycle, entropy, various processes on T-s and H-s planes.

Ideal heat engine cyclesâ€”SI and CI engine cycles, principle of operation of SI and CI engines.

Recommended Book

* G K Lai, Vijay Gupta, N G R Iyengar, B N Banerjee and K Ramesh. Mechanical Science. Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi.

Reference Books

* P K Nag. Engineering Thermodynamics. Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi.

* S H Crandell, N C Dahl and T J Lardner. An Introduction to the Mechanics of Solids. McGraw-Hill International.

* SP Timoshenko. Strength of Materials-Vol. I. CBS Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi.