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Elements of Mechanical Engineering

Elements of Mechanical Engineering

Published by uLektz

Course Code:15EME14

Author:uLektz

University: Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka (VTU)

Regulation:2015

Categories:Mechanical

Format : ico_bookePUB3 (DRM Protected)

Type :eBook

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Description :Elements of Mechanical Engineering of 15EME14 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka (VTU) for regulation 2015. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Topics
MODULE - I ENERGY RESOURCES, FORMATION AND PROPERTIES

1.1 Energy Resources - Non-renewable and renewable energy resources - Petroleum based solid- Liquid and gaseous fuels - Calorific values of fuels - Combustion and combustion products of fuels

1.2 Solar Power: Solar Radiation - Solar constant (definition only) - Solar Thermal energy harvesting, ex: liquid flat plate collectors, solar ponds (principle of operation only) - Solar photovoltaic principle

1.3 Wind Power: principle of operation of a typical windmill

1.4 Hydro Power: Principles of electric power generation from hydro powerplants

1.5 Nuclear Power: Principles of Nuclear power plants

1.6 Bio Fuels: introduction to bio fuels - Examples of various biofuels used in engineering applications - Comparison of biofuels with petroleum fuels in terms of calorific value and emission

1.7 Steam Formation and Properties - Classification of boilers, Lancashire boiler, Babcock and Wilcox boiler- Boiler mountings and accessories (No sketches for mountings and accessories)- Wet steam, saturated and superheated steam, specific volume, enthalpy and internal energy

MODULE - II TURBINES AND IC ENGINES AND PUMPS STEAM TURBINES

2.1 Turbines and IC Engines and Pumps Steam turbines - Classification- Principle of operation of Impulse and reaction turbines- Delaval’s turbine- Parson’s turbine

2.2 Gas turbines - Classification-Working principles and Operations of Open cycle and closed cycle gas turbines

2.3 Water turbines - Classification Principles and operations of Pelton wheel-Francis turbine and Kaplan turbine

2.4 Internal Combustion Engines -Classification- I.C. Engines parts

2.5 2 Stroke and 4 stroke Petrol engines- 4 stroke diesel engines

2.6 P-V diagrams of Otto and Diesel cycles

2.7 Problems on indicated power, brake power- Indicated thermal efficiency, brake thermal efficiency- Mechanical efficiency and specific fuel consumption, [Numerical on IC Engines].

MODULE - III MACHINE TOOLS AND AUTOMATION MACHINE TOOLS OPERATIONS

3.1 Machine Tools and Automation Machine Tools Operations-Turning, facing, knurling, Thread cutting, Taper Turning by swivelling the compound rest- Drilling, Boring, Reaming, Tapping, Counter Sinking, Counter Boring- Plane milling, End milling, Slot milling

3.2 Robotics -Introduction- Classification based on robots configuration-Polar, cylindrical, Cartesian Coordinate and spherical -Application, Advantages and disadvantages

3.3 Automation -Definition- Types –Fixed, Programmable & Flexible automation- NC/ CNC machines-Basic elements with simple block diagrams- Advantages and disadvantages

MODULE - IV ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND JOINING PROCESSES

4.1 Engineering Materials - Types and applications of Ferrous & Nonferrous metals and alloys

4.2 Composites -Introduction-Definition- Classification and applications (Air craft and Automobiles)

4.3 Soldering, Brazing and Welding - Definitions- Classification and method of soldering, Brazing and welding-Differences between soldering, Brazing and Welding

4.4 Description of Electric Arc Welding and Oxy-Acetylene Welding

MODULE - V REFRIGERATION, AIR-CONDITIONING

5.1 Refrigerants - Properties of refrigerants-List of commonly used refrigerants- Refrigeration Definitions-Refrigerating effect, Ton of Refrigeration, Ice making capacity, COP, Relative COP, unit of Refrigeration.

5.2 Principle and working of vapor compression refrigeration and vapour absorption refrigeration.

5.3 Principles and applications of air conditioners, Room air conditioner.

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