**Syllabus of ME VI – Sem all Subjects (RGPV)**

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Toggle**Syllabus of ME-601 (Thermal Engineering and Gas Dynamics) **

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**Unit-1 : Steam Generators and Boilers :**

- Steam generators: classification conventional boilers

- High-pressure boilers-Lamont Benson

- Loeffler and Velox steam generators

- Performance and rating of boilers equivalent evaporation

- Boiler efficiency heat balance sheet

- Combustion in boilers super critical boilers

- Fuel and ash handling boiler draught

- Overview of boiler codes.

**UNIT-2 : Vapour Cycles :**

- Pressure and superheat on end moisture and efficiency of ranking cycle

- Modified Rankine cycle reheat cycle

- Perfect regenerative cycle Ideal and actual regenerative cycle with single and multiple heaters

- Open and closed type of feed water heaters

- Regenerative-reheat cycle supercritical pressure and binary-vapor cycle

- Work done and efficiency calculations.

**UNIT-3 : Gas Dynamics :**

- Gas dynamics: speed of sound in a fluid mach number

- Mach cone stagnation properties

- One dimensional isentropic flow of ideal gases through variable area duct-mach number variation

- Area ratio as a function of mach number mass flow rate and critical pressure ratio

- Effect of friction velocity coefficient

- Coefficient of discharge diffusers normal shock.

**UNIT-4 : Air Compressors :**

- Air compressors: working of reciprocating compressor

- Work input for single stage compression different

- Compression processes effect of clearance

- Volumetric efficiency real indicator diagram

- Isentropic & isothermal and mechanical efficiency

- Multi stage compression inter – cooling condition for minimum work done

- Classification and working of rotary compressors

**UNIT-5 : Nozzle and Condensers :**

- Steam nozzles: isentropic flow of vapors flow of steam through nozzles

- Condition for maximum discharge effect of friction

- Super-saturated flow. Steam condensers

- Cooling towers: introduction types of condensers

- Back pressure and its effect on plant performance air leakage and its effect on performance of condensers

- various types of cooling towers.

**List of Experiments (Please Expand it) (Thermal Engg and gas dynamics):**

1. Study of working of some of the high pressure boilers like Lamont or Benson

2. Study of Induced draft/forced and balanced draft by chimney

3. Determination of Calorific value of a fuel

4. Study of different types of steam turbines

5. Determination of efficiencies of condenser

6. Boiler trail to chalk out heat balance sheet

7. Determination of thermal efficiency of steam power plant

8. Determination of Airflow in ducts and pipes.

9. To find out efficiencies of a reciprocating air compressor and study of multistage Compressors

10. Find Out heat transfer area of a parallel flow/counter flow heat exchanger

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**Syllabus of ME-602 (Machine Component Design) **

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**Unit-1 :** **Introduction to Stress in Machine Design : **

- Stress concentration and fatigue: causes of stress concentration;

- Stress concentration in tension bending and torsion;

- Reduction of stress concentration theoretical stress concentration

- Factor notch sensitivity fatigue stress

- Concentration factor cyclic loading endurance limit

- S-N Curve loading factor size factor surface factor.

- Design consideration for fatigue

- Goodman and modified Goodman’s diagram

- Soderberg equation Gerber parabola

- Design for finite life cumulative fatigue damage factor.

**UNIT-2 : Shafts :**

- Design of shaft under combined bending

- Twisting and axial loading; shock and fatigue factors

- Design for rigidity;

- Design of shaft subjected to dynamic load;

- Design of keys and shaft couplings.

**UNIT-3 : Springs :**

- Design of helical compression and tension springs

- Consideration of dimensional and functional constraints

- Leaf springs and torsion springs; fatigue loading of springs

- Surge in spring; special springs

- Power Screws: design of power screw and power nut

- Differential and compound screw

- Design of simple screw jack.

**UNIT-4 : Brakes & Clutches : **

- Materials for friction surface uniform pressure and uniform wear theories

- Design of friction clutches:

- Disk plate clutches cone & centrifugal clutches.

- Design of brakes: Rope band & block brake

- Internal expending brakes

- Disk brakes.

**UNIT-5 : Journal Bearing : **

- Types of lubrication viscosity hydrodynamic theory

- Design factors temperature and viscosity considerations

- Reynold’s equation stable and unstable operation

- Heat dissipation and thermal equilibrium boundary lubrication

- dimensionless numbers

- Design of journal bearings Rolling-element Bearings:

- Types of rolling contact bearing bearing friction and power loss bearing life;

- Radial thrust & axial loads; Static & dynamic load capacities;

- Selection of ball and roller bearings;

- Lubrication and sealing.

**List of Experiment (Pl. expand it):**

1. Design considerations for fatigue.

2. Design criteria and procedure for springs.

3. Design of shaft.

4. Design of keys.

5. Design of couplings.

6. Design of leaf spring for a given load.

7. Design of power screw and nut.

8. Design of Centrifugal clutch.

9. Design of disc brake.

10. Design considerations for roller bearings.

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**Syllabus of ME-603(A) (Turbo Machinery) **

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**Unit-1 : Energy Transfer in Turbo Machines :**

- Application of first and second laws of thermodynamics to turbo machines

- Moment of momentum equation

- Euler turbine equation principles of impulse and reaction machines

- Degree of reaction

- Energy equation for relative velocities one dimensional analysis only.

**UNIT-2 : Steam Turbines : **

- Impulse staging velocity and pressure compounding

- Utilization factor analysis for optimum U.F Curtis stage and Rateau stage include qualitative analysis

- Effect of blade and nozzle losses on vane efficiency stage efficiency

- Analysis for optimum efficiency mass flow and blade height.

- Reactions staging: Parson’s stages

- Degree of reaction nozzle efficiency velocity coefficient

- Stator efficiency carry over efficiency stage efficiency vane efficiency

- Conditions for optimum efficiency speed ratio axial thrust

- Reheat factor in turbines problem of radial equilibrium

- Free and forced vortex types of flow flow with constant reaction

- Governing and performance characteristics of steam turbines.

**UNIT-3 : Water Turbines :**

- Classification Pelton Francis and Kaplan turbines

- Vector diagrams and work-done draft tubes

- Governing of water turbines.

- Centrifugal Pumps: classification advantage over reciprocating type

- Definition of mano-metric head gross head static head

- Vector diagram and work done.

- Performance and characteristics: Application of dimensional analysis and similarity to water turbines and centrifugal pumps

- Unit and specific quantities selection of machines

- Hydraulic volumetric mechanical and overall efficiencies

- Main and operating characteristics of the machines cavitations.

**UNIT-4 : Rotary Fans Blowers & Compressors :**

- Classification based on pressure rise centrifugal and axial flow machines.

- Centrifugal Blowers Vane shape

- Velocity triangle degree of reactions slip coefficient

- Size and speed of machine vane shape and stresses

- Efficiency characteristics fan laws and characteristics.

- Centrifugal Compressor – Vector diagrams work done

- Temperature and pressure ratio slip factor work input factor pressure coefficient

- Dimensions of inlet eye impeller and diffuser.

- Axial flow Compressors- Vector diagrams work done factor temp and pressure ratio

- Degree of reaction Dimensional Analysis Characteristics surging

- Polytrophic and isentropic efficiencies

**UNIT-5 : Power Transmitting Turbo Machines :**

- Application and general theory their torque ratio speed ratio

- Slip and efficiency velocity diagrams

- Fluid coupling and Torque converter characteristics

- Positive displacement machines and turbo machines their distinction.

- Positive displacement pumps with fixed and variable displacements

- Hydrostatic systems hydraulic intensifier

- Accumulator press and crane.

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**Syllabus of ME-603(B) (Computer Aided Engineering) **

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**Unit-1 : Introduction to Computer Engineering :**

- Methods to solve engineering problems- analytical

- Numerical experimental their merits and comparison

- Discretization into smaller elements and effect of size/ shape on accuracy

- Importance of meshing boundary conditions

- Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) and design chain-bumping-stages v/s concurrent-collaborative

- Design cycles computer as enabler for concurrent design and

- Finite Element Method (FEM) degree of freedom (DOF)

- Mechanical systems with mass damper and spring stiffness constant K for tensile bending and torsion;

- Practical applications of FEA in new design

- Optimization/ cost-cutting and failure analysis

**UNIT-2 : Types of Analysis : **

- Types of analysis in CAE static (linear/ non linear) dynamic

- Buckling thermal fatigue crash NVH and CFD

- Review of normal shear torsion stress-strain; types of forces and moments

- Tri-axial stresses moment of inertia

- How to do meshing 1-2-3-d elements and length of elements;

- Force stiffness and displacement matrix

- Rayleigh- Ritz and Galerkin FEM;

- Analytical and FEM solution for single rod element and two rod assembly.

**UNIT-3 : 2D Meshing :**

- Two-dimension meshing and elements for sheet work and thin shells

- Effect of mesh density and biasing in critical region

- Comparison between tria and quad elements

- Quality checks jacobian

- Distortion stretch free edge

- Duplicate node and shell normal.

**UNIT-4 : 3D Meshing :**

- Three-dimension meshing and elements only 3 DOF

- Algorithm for tria to tetra conversion floating and fixed trias

- Quality checks for tetra meshing brick meshing and quality checks

- Special elements and techniques

- Introduction to weld bolt bearing and shrink fit simulations

- CAE and test data correlations

- Post processing techniques

**UNIT-5 : Optimization :**

- Review of linear optimization process and product optimization

- Design for manufacturing (DFM) aspects in product development

- Use of morphing technique in FEA classical design for infinite life

- Design for warranty life warranty yard meetings

- Functional roles climatic conditions and design abuses

- Case studies.

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**Syllabus of ME-603(C) (Product Design) **

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**Unit-1 : Introduction to Product Design :**

- Product life-cycle

- Product policy of an organization.

- Selection of a profitable product

- Product design process

- Product analysis.

**UNIT-2 : Value Engineering in Product Design : **

- Advantages applications in product design

- Problem identification and selection

- Analysis of functions

- Anatomy of function.

- Primary versus secondary versus tertiary/unnecessary functions

- Functional analysis:

- Functional Analysis System Technique (FAST)

- Case studies.

**UNIT-3 : Introduction to Product design tools :**

- QFD

- Computer Aided Design

- Robust design DFX DFM. DFA

- Ergonomics in product design.

**UNIT-4 : DFMA guidelines :**

- Product design for manual assembly

- Design guidelines for metallic and non-metallic products to be manufactured by different processes such as casting machining injection molding etc.

**UNIT-5 : Rapid Prototyping :**

- Needs of rapid prototyping needs

- Advantages

- Working principles of SLA LOM and SLS.

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**Syllabus of ME-604 (A) (Robotics) **

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**Unit-1 : Introduction :**

- Need and importance basic concepts

- Structure and classification of industrial robots

- Terminology of robot motion motion characteristics

- Resolution accuracy repeatability

- Robot applications.

**UNIT-2 : End Effectors and Drive Systems :**

- Drive systems for robots

- Salient features and comparison

- Different types of end effectors

- Design

- Applications

**UNIT-3 : Sensors :**

- Sensor evaluation and selection

- Piezoelectric sensors linear position and displacement sensing

- Revolvers encoders velocity measurement

- Proximity tactile compliance and range sensing.

- Image Processing and object recognition.

**UNIT-4 : Robot Programming :**

- Teaching of robots manual walk through teach pendant

- Off line programming concepts and languages

- Applications.

**UNIT-5 : Safety & Economy of Robots :**

- Work cycle time analysis

- Economics and effectiveness of robots

- Safety systems and devices

- Concepts of testing methods

- Acceptance rule for industrial robots.

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**Syllabus of ME-604 (B) (Optimization Techniques) **

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**Unit-1 : Introduction to Optimization :**

- Classification of Optimization problem.

- Optimum design concepts

- Definition of Global and Local optima

- Optimality criteria

- Review of basic calculus concepts

- Global optimality

**UNIT-2 : Linear Programming Methods for Optimum Design :**

- Review of Linear programming methods for optimum design

- Post optimality analysis

- Application of LPP models in design and manufacturing

**UNIT-3 : Optimization Algorithms for Solving Unconstrained Optimization Problems :**

- Gradient based method:

- Cauchy’s steepest descent method

- Newton’s method

- Conjugate gradient method.

**UNIT-4 : Optimization Algorithms for Solving Constrained Optimization Problems :**

- Direct methods – penalty function methods

- Steepest descent method

- Engineering applications of constrained and unconstrained algorithms.

**UNIT-5 : Modern Methods of Optimization :**

- Genetic Algorithms

- Simulated Annealing

- Ant colony optimization

- Tabu search

- Neural-Network based

- Optimization –

- Fuzzy optimization techniques – Applications.

- Use of Matlab to solve optimization problems

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**Syllabus of ME-604 (C) (Renewable Energy Technology) **

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**Unit-1 : Solar Radiation :**

- Extra-terrestrial and terrestrial radiation measuring instrument

- Radiation measurement and predictions.

- Solar thermal conversion: Basics Flat plate collectors-liquid and air type.

- Theory of flat plate collectors selective coating

- Advanced collectors Concentrators:

- Optical design of concentrators solar water heater solar dryers

- Solar stills solar cooling and refrigeration.

- Solar photovoltaic: Principle of photovoltaic conversion of solar energy;

- Technology for fabrication of photovoltaic devices;

- Applications of solar cells in PV generation systems;

- Organic PV cells.

**UNIT-2 : Wind Energy :**

- Characteristics and measurement: Metrology of wind speed distribution

- Wind speed statistics Weibull

- Rayleigh and Normal distribution

- Measurement of wind data Energy estimation of wind regimes;

- Wind Energy Conversion: Wind energy conversion principles;

- General introduction; Types and classification of WECS; Power torque and speed characteristics;

- Power curve of wind turbine capacity factor matching wind turbine with wind regimes;

- Application of wind energy.

**UNIT-3 : Production of Biomass :**

- Photosynthesis-C3 & C4 plants on biomass production;

- Biomass resources assessment; Co2 fixation potential of biomass;

- Classification of biomass; Physicochemical characteristics of biomass as fuel

- Biomass conversion routes: biochemical chemical and thermochemical

- Biochemical conversion of biomass to energy: anaerobic digestion

- Biogas production mechanism technology types of digesters

- Design of biogas plants installation operation and maintenance of biogas plants

- Biogas plant manure-utilization and manure values.

- Biomass Gasification: Different types

- Power generation from gasification

- cost benefit analysis of power generation by gasification.

**UNIT-4 : Small Hydropower Systems :**

- Overview of micro mini and small hydro system; hydrology;

- Elements of turbine; Assessment of hydro power; selection and design criteria of turbines;

- Site selection and civil works; speed and voltage regulation;

- Investment issue load management and tariff collection;

- Distribution and marketing issues.

- Ocean Energy: Ocean energy resources ocean energy routs;

- Principle of ocean thermal energy conversion system

- Ocean thermal power plants.

- Principles of ocean wave energy

- Tidal energy conversion.

**UNIT-5 : Geothermal Energy :**

- Origin of geothermal resources type of geothermal energy deposits

- Site selection geothermal power plants;

- Hydrogen Energy: Hydrogen as a source of energy

- Hydrogen production and storage.

- Fuel Cells: Types of fuel cell fuel cell system and sub-system

- Principle of working basic thermodynamics

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**Syllabus of ME-605 (CAD Lab) **

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**List of Experiments**

1. Layout and sketching of different geometries

2. Drawing environment in AUTOCAD

3. Elements of drawing and draw commands

4. 3D functions in AUTOCAD

5. 2D: Figures for practice using AutoCAD

6. ISOMETRIC drawing for practice using AutoCAD

7. 3-D solid figures using AUTOCAD

8. Introduction to CREO 3.0

9. Learning different Operations like Threading Sweep Swept-blend.

10. Modeling & Assembling

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**Syllabus of ME-606 (RDBMS) **

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**List of Experiment (Pls. expand it) **

1. What do you mean by normalization and explain its forms with suitable example.

2. Case study on normalization.

3. Introduction of query processing and query optimization.

4. Study and usage of query optimization techniques.

5. Study and usage of backup recovery features of database.

6. Study and usage of any object or object oriented relational database management software.

7. Study and usage of open source data mining tool: WEKA.

8. Creating and use web database in PHP.

9. Display project using database.

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**==End of ME VI Sem Syllabus==**