GTU Elements of Mechanical Engineering Syllabus
Elements Of Mechanical Engineering
I Introduction: Prime movers, Sources of energy, Types of prime movers, Force and
mass, Pressure, Work, Power, Energy, Heat, Temperature, Units of heat, Specific
heat capacity, Interchange of heat, Change of state, Mechanical equivalent of heat,
Internal energy, Enthalpy,Entropy,Efficiency, Statements of Zeroth Law, First law
and Second Law of Thermodynamics.
II Fuels and Combustion: Introduction, Classification, Solid fuels, Liquid Fuels,
Gaseous fuels, LPG,CNG and biofuels ,Calorific values.
III Properties of gases : Gas laws, Boyle’s law, Charle’s law, Combined gas law,
Gas constant, Internal energy, Relation between Cp and Cv, Enthalpy, Non flow
process, Constant volume process, Constant pressure process, Isothermal process,
Poly-tropic process, Adiabatic process.
IV Properties of Steam : Introduction, Steam formation, Types of Steam, Enthalpy,
Specific volume of steam and dryness fraction of steam , Internal energy, Steam
tables, Non-flow process. Measurement of dryness fraction, Throttling
calorimeter, Separating calorimeter, Combined calorimeter.
V Heat Engines : Thermal prime movers, Elementary heat engines, Sources of heat,
Working substances, Converting machines, Classification of heat engines, Heat
engine cycles, Carnot cycle, , Rankine cycle, Ottocycle, Diesel cycle.
VI Steam Boilers : Introduction, Classification, Simple vertical boiler, Vertical multitubular boiler, Cochran type, Lancashire boiler, Locomotive boiler, Babcock and
Wilcox boiler, High pressure boilers, Boiler details, Boiler performance.
Functioning of different mountings and accessories.
VII Internal Combustion Engines : Introduction, Classification, Engine details, otto
four-stroke cycle, Diesel-four-stroke cycle, Difference between otto cycle and
Diesel cycle, Two-stroke cycle, Difference between two-stroke and four-stroke
cycle, indicated power (ip), Brake Power (bp),Efficiencies.
Speed Control: Introduction, Governors, I.C. Engine governing, Fly wheel.
Pumps : Introduction, Reciprocating pump, types and operation, Bucket pump, Air
Chamber, Centrifugal pumps, Types and Priming, Rotary pumps.
X Air Compressors: Introduction, Uses of Compressed air, Reciprocating
compressors, Operation of a compressor, Work for compression, Power required,
Reciprocating compressor efficiency, Multistage reciprocating compressors, Rotary
XI Refrigeration & Air Conditioning: Introduction, Refrigerant, Types of refrigerators,
Vapour compression refrigerating system, Window and split air conditioners.
XII Couplings, Clutches and Brakes: Introduction, Couplings, Clutches, Brakes,
Types of brakes. Difference between a brake and a clutch.
Transmission of Motion and Power: Introduction, Methods of drive, Power
transmission elements, shaft and axle, Belt-drive, Pulleys, Power transmitted by a
belt, Chain drive, Friction drive, Gear drive
XIV Important Engineering Materials: Properties of materials, Ferrous & Nonferrous
materials and other important engineering materials such as Timber, Abrasive
material, silica, ceramics, glass, graphite, diamond, plastic, polymer and composite
materialGujarat Technological University. B.E Sem II 6
I Elements of Mechanical Engineeringby K.P.Roy and Prof.S.K . Hajra Chaudhary ,
Media Promoters and Publishers Pvt.Ltd.Bombat
II Introduction to Engineering Materials by B.K. Agrawal Tata McgraHill Publication
III Thermal Science and Engineering by Dr. D.S. Kumar, S.K. Kataria & sons
Publication New Delhi
IV Fundamental of Mechanical Engineering by G.S. Sawhney, Prentice Hall
of India Publication New Delhi
V Thermal Engineering by R.K. Rajput ,S.Chand Publication New Delhi