NIT Jamshedpur Mechanical Engineering Syllabus PART VI
Condition Monitoring application and benefits, online and off-line techniques, vibration monitoring and analysis, Shock pulse method, oil analysis – wear debris, temperature analysis, non-destructive techniques, case studies, Introduction to structural health monitoring.
1. Isermann R., Fault Diagnosis Applications, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2011.
2. Rao, J S., Vibration Condition Monitoring, Narosa Publishing House, 2nd Edition, 2000.
3. Alan Davies, Handbook of Condition Monitoring, Chapmann and Hall, 2000.
ME471 INNOVATIVE DESIGN (3-0-0) 3
Engineering design process, Descriptive, prescriptive and integrative models of design, Conceptual design,
Embodiment design, Brainstorming, Synectics, Rational methods of design, Ethical issues, Biomimicry, TRIZ
technique, ARIZ, Axiomatic design, Design for manufacturing and Assembly, Design for environment, Failure
modes and effects analysis, Robust design.
1. Nigel Cross, Engineering Design Methods, John Wiley, 2009.
2. George E. Dieter, Engineering Design, McGraw-Hill, 2009.
3. Genrich Altshuller, The Innovation Algorithm, Technical Innovation Centre, 2011.
ME475 NANOMATERIALS PROCESSING AND PROPERTIES (3-0-0) 3
Nanomaterials, Various synthesis and characterization techniques, Production methods of nanometallic alloys,
Nanoceramics and nanoceramic composites, Processing of nanomaterials, Applications of bulk nanomaterials.
1. Charles P. Porte, Frank Owens, Introduction to Nanotechnology, Wiley Publishing Company, 2007.
2. Dieter Vollath, Nanomaterials: An Introduction to Synthesis, Properties and Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag
ME476 ADVANCED MATERIALS AND PROCESSING (3-0-0) 3
Processing of metallic materials: casting and solidification. Single crystal growth, Zone refining. Powder
Metallurgy techniques and their applications to MMCs, Processing of ceramics, Rheological behaviour, Slip
and tape casting, hot and cold processing, Forming of glass and ceramic composites, Processing of polymers.
1. Michel Ashby, Materials Engineering Science Processing and Design, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.
2. Y. Waseda, A. Muramatsu, Yoshio Waseda, Morphology Control of Materials and Nanoparticles: Advanced
Materials Processing and Characterization, Springer, 2004.
ME477 DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS (3-0-0) 3
Principles of materials selection and design, Normalization of properties, weighting factors, materials
performance index. Introduction to design codes, criteria for material qualification and acceptance for important
applications, Examples for aircraft wings, cutting tools, gas turbine blades etc.
B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering – Scheme and Syllabi
1. N.A. Waterman and M.F. Ashby, The Materials Selector, Vol. I, II and III, Chapman & Hall, London, 2006.
2. Mahmoud M. Farag, Materials Selection for Engineering Design: Structure, Properties and Applications,
Prentice Hall International, 2007.
ME478 INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION (3-0-0) 3
Principles and strategies of automation, Advanced automation functions, Levels of automations, Material
handling systems and design, Storage systems, Automatic identification methods, Industrial control systems,
Continuous Vs discrete control, Computer process control and its forms, Control system components.
1. Groover, M. P., Automation Production Systems and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Pearson
2. Krishna Kant, Computer Based Industrial Control, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 2000.
3. Tiess Chiu Chang and Richard A.W., An Introduction to Automated Process Planning Systems, Tata
McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, New Delhi, 2000.
ME479 INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS (3-0-0) 3
Robotics-classification, sensors, grippers and manipulators, selection of robot, kinematics-differential
kinematics and static- dynamics, trajectory planning-motion control-interaction control, rigid body mechanics,
Control architecture, Programming of robots and vision systems, application of robots in production systems.
1. Fu, K.S., Gonzalez, R.C., and Lee, C.S.G., Robotics Control, Sensing, Vision, and Intelligence, McGraw
Hill Book Company, 2003.
2. Klafter, R.D., Chmielewski, T.A., and Negin, M, Robot Engineering – An Integrated Approach, Prentice
Hall of India, New Delhi, 2002.
3. Craig, J.J., Introduction to Robotics Mechanics and Control, Addison-Wesley, 1999.
ME480 FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS (3-0-0) 3
Components of FMS, Computer control and functions, planning, scheduling and control of FMS, Supervisory
computer control, Software and database of FMS, FMS performance evaluation, analytical model, simulation
model, FMS configuration planning and routing, FMS production planning and control.
1. Groover, M.P., Automation, Production Systems and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Prentice Hall
of India Pvt. Ltd., 2003.
2. Tempelmeier., H. and Kuhn, H., Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Decision Support for Design and
Operation, John Wiley & Sons, 2003.
3. Maleki, A.,Flexible Manufacturing System: The Technology and Management, Prentice Hall International,
ME482 PROJECT MANAGEMENT (3-0-0) 3
Project Planning: Project System Management – Project systems environment, Project feasibility analysis,
market feasibility, technical feasibility, financial feasibility, economic feasibility, Project Scheduling: Network
techniques, CPM, PERT, GERT, LOB, GAN, Time cost trade off and crashing procedure, Contract Management.
1. Prasanna Chandra, Project: A Planning Analysis, Tata McGraw Hill Book Company, New Delhi, 4th Edition,
2. Cleland, Gray and Laudon, Project Management, Tata McGraw Hill Book Company, New Delhi, 3rd
3. Jack R. Meredith., Samuel J. Jr. Mantel., Project Management – A Managerial Approach, John Wiley, 6th
B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering – Scheme and Syllabi
ME483 RELIABILITY ENGINEERING (3-0-0) 3
Basic concepts and Terminology, Component reliability models, System reliability models, Reliability Block
Diagrams, Repairable and non-repairable systems, Life testing and reliability assessment, Reliability allocation,
Tools for reliability analysis, Mechanical reliability, Maintainability analysis.
1. Ebeling CE, An Introduction to Reliability and Maintainability Engineering, TMH, New Delhi, 2004.
2. O’Connor P and Kleymer A, Practical Reliability Engineering, Wiley, 2012.
ME484 THEORY OF CONSTRAINTS (3-0-0) 3
Concepts behind TOC, five steps of TOC, throughput accounting, Logistics solutions of TOC: DBR
methodology, OPT, Critical chain methodology, Tools for thinking process: CRT, EC, FRT, PRT and TT.
1. Dettmer H.W., Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints: A Systems Approach to Continuous Improvement, ASQ
Quality Press, Wiscousin, 1997.
2. Leach, L.P, Critical Chain Project Management, 2nd Edition, Artech House Inc, London, 2005.
CE390 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (3-0-0)3
Environment and its interaction with human activities Environmental imbalances, Concept of Environmental
Impact Assessment (EIA), Environmental Impact Statement, EMP, Environmental Indicators Environmental
issues of developmental projects, Environmental Issues in Industrial Development, Environmental impact of
Highways, Mining and Energy development, Methodologies.
1. Jain, R.K., Urban, L.V., Stracy, G.S., Environmental Impact Analysis, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New
2. Rau, J.G. and Wooten, D.C., Environmental Impact Assessment, McGraw Hill Pub. Co., New York, 1996.
EE390 LINEAR CONTROL SYSTEMS (3-0-0)3
Introduction- control system, types, feedback and its effects-linearization Mathematical Modelling of Physical
Systems. Block diagram Concept and use of Transfer function. Signal Flow Graphs- signal flow graph, Mason’s
gain formula. Time Domain Analysis of Control Systems – BIBO stability, absolute stability, Routh-Hurwitz
Criterion. P, PI and PID controllers Root Locus Techniques – Root loci theory, Application to system stability
studies. Frequency Domain Analysis of Control Systems – polar plots, Nyquist stability criterion, Bode plots,
application of Bode plots.
1. B.C. Kuo, Automatic Control Systems, 7th Edition, Prentice Hall of India, 2009.
2. I.J. Nagarath and M.Gopal: Control Systems Engineering, 2nd Edition, New Age Pub. Co. 2008.
EC390/EC440 COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS (3-0-0)3
Classification of Signals, Fourier transform, Spectral density, Auto Correlation, Transmission of Signals through
Linear Systems, Amplitude modulation, Angle modulation, Pulse analog modulation, Pulse digital modulation,
Passband digital modulation schemes, Information theory, Error control coding.
1. S. Haykin, Communication Systems, 2nd Edition, Wiley Eastern, 2001.
2. K.Sam Shanmugam, Digital and Analog Communication Systems, John Wiley & Sons, 2008
3. Wayne Tomasi, Electronic Communication Systems, 4th Edition, PHI/Pearson, 2004.