NIT Calicut ME Syllabus

NIT Calicut Mechanical Engineering Syllabus



Pre-requisite: nil

Thermodynamics: Thermodynamic systems, Properties, Processes, Heat and work, Zeroth law of
thermodynamics, First law of thermodynamics — concept of internal energy and enthalpy — steady flow
energy equation — applications, Second law of thermodynamics — concept of entropy — absolute zero — heat
engine — refrigerator — heat pump.
Module 2 (10 hours)
Engineering applications of thermodynamics: Carnot cycle, Otto cycle, Diesel cycle – applications,
Principle of operation of two stroke and four stroke engines, Spark ignition and compression ignition engines
– applications, Rankine cycle, Brayton cycle — their applications.
Refrigeration — methods of producing cold, Refrigeration cycle — vapour compression system – vapour
absorption system – applications, Psychrometric properties, Psychrometric processes.
Module 3 (12 hours)
Fluid mechanics and fluid machinery: Fluid properties – viscosity — surface tension — fluid pressure —
measurement of viscosity and pressure, Centre of pressure, Buoyancy, Classifications of flow, Continuity
equation, Bernoulli’s equation, Momentum equation – applications, Friction in flow passages, Flow
measuring instruments.
Fluid machinery: Air compressors — working principles – loads — characteristics and electric power
Hydraulic turbines – classifications — performance characteristics – governing — cavitation,
Hydraulic pumps – classification — performance characteristics – cavitation — electric power requirements.
Module 4 (10 hours)
Power plant Engineering: Conversion technology of conventional and non-conventional energy sources.
Steam power plant: Layout — steam generators — types of boilers for power station.
Hydel power plants: Layout — classifications and study of various components — operation
Gas turbine power plant and Internal Combustion engine power plants. Layout — schemes — study of
various components – operation.
Text/Reference books:
1. Cengel, Y.A., and Boles, M.A, Thermodynamics- An Engineering approach, 6th edition, McGraw Hill,
2. Cengel, Y.A., and Cimbala, J.M., Fluid mechanics, 2nd ed., McGraw Hill, 2010.
3. Zemansky, M.W., Basic Engineering Thermodynamics, 2nd ed., McGraw hill, 2002.
4. Spalding, D.B., and Cole, B.H., Thermodynamics, 3rd ed., Arnold, 1987.
5. Gill, P.W., and Smith J.H., Internal combustion engines, 4th ed., United States Naval Institute, 2010.
6. Joseph Heitner, Automotive systems, 2nd ed., D. Van Nostrand company Inc, 1984
7. Streeter, V.L., Fluid Mechanics, 8th ed., McGraw Hill 1985.
8. Krivchenko, G.I., Hydraulic Machinery, 2nd ed., Lewis Publishers, 1994.
9. Skrotsky, B., Vopat, H., Power Plant Engineering, 2nd ed., McGraw hill, 1985.
10. Gredrick, T. Morse, Power Plant Engineering, 3rd ed., Van Nostrand Company,1994
11. El-Wakil, M.M., Power Plant Engineering, 1st ed., McGraw Hill, New York, 1985.
12. Stoecker, W.F. and Jones, Refrigeration & Air conditioning,2nd edition, McGraw Hill, New York,1987
13. Nag, P.K., Engineering thermodynamics, 4th ed., McGraw Hill, 2008.
14. Jagdish Lal , Hydraulics and fluid mechanics, 9th ed., Metropolitan, 1987.
Pre-requisites: EE2003 Electrical Measurements
0 0 3 2
Total Hours : 42 Hours
1. Determination of B-H curve ?r – H curve and ?r – B curve of an iron ring specimen.
2. Calibration of magnetic flux meter using standard solenoid, search coil and Hibbert’s magnetic
3. a) Measurement of low/medium resistance using Kelvin’s double bridge and wheat stone’s bridge.
b) Measurement of various cable resistance as per ISI specifications.
4. a) Measurement of Capacitance and Inductance using AC bridges.
b) Measurement of Inductive and capacitive reactance at HF, VHF and UHF ranges.
5. Calibration of dynamometer type wattmeter using slide wire potentiometer.
6. Extension of range of ammeter/voltmeter using shunt/series resistance and calibration of the
extended meter using standard ammeter/voltmeter.
7. Extension of range of a dynamometer type wattmeter using CT/PT and calibration of the extended
meter using a standard wattmeter.
8. Calibration of single – phase energy meter by direct loading and phantom loading at various power
9. Calibration of 3-phase energy meter using standard wattmeter.
10. Determination of hysteresis loop of an iron ring specimen using 6- point method and CRO.
11. Measurement of branch and node voltage of a given R-L-C circuit using AC potentiometer.
12. a)Measurement of candle power of given light sources. Determine the illumination levels at
different working planes and verify laws of illumination.
. b) Determination of MSCP of an Incandescent lamp/CFL.
c) Determination of the polar curve of candle power distribution and hence find MHCP/MSCP of
light sources.
Text/Reference Books
1. Golding E.W, Electrical Measurements & Measuring Instruments, 5e reem publications, 2009.
2. Cotton.H,. Advanced Electrical Technology,
3. Suresh Kumar K.S Electric Circuit and Networks, Pearson education.
4. Cooper W.D, Modern Electronics Instrumentation , Prentice Hall of India, 1986
Pre-requisites : None
0 0 3 2
Total Hours : 42 Hours
List of experiments
1. OPAMP circuits – design and set up of inverter – scale changer – adder – non-inverting amplifier –
integrator and differentiator
2. OPAMP comparator – design and set up of Schmitt trigger – window comparator
3. Phase shift and Wein’s bridge oscillator with amplitude stabilization using OPAMPs
4. Waveform generation – square, triangular and saw tooth wave form generation using OPAMPs
5. Precision rectification – absolute value and averaging circuit using OPAMPs
6. Second order LP and BP filters using single OPAMP
7. Using CD 4046 (PLL), study the dynamics of set up (a) Frequency multiplier (b) FSK MOD/DEMOD
using PLL
8. Set up analog to digital converter (a) successive approximation method (b) dual slope method
9. Using UP DOWN COUNTER and a DAC Ics, generate triangular waveform
a) Using Cd 40447 IC, design and set up gated/ungated astable and monostable multivibrators
b) Using Cd 4093 Schmitt NAND IC, design and set up astable and monostable multivibraors
10. Design of Half adder and half subtractor circuits with NAND gates using mode control
a) Design and realization of ripple counter using JK flip-flop
b) Cascading of ripple counters
11. Design and realization of Johnson & Ring counter using (a) JK flip flop (b) shift register
12. Synchronous UP/DOWN counter design and realization
13. IC 555 applications
Text/Reference Books:
1. A.S Sedra and K.C Smith, .’Microelectronic Circuits’, Oxford University Press, 5th Edn,2009

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