VTU 8th Semester Automobile Engineering Syllabus

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EARTHMOVING EQUIPMENTS & TRACTORS
Sub Code: 10AU81

IA Marks: 25
Exam Marks: 100

PART – A

UNIT-1 EQUIPMENTS AND OPERATION:
Different types of earth moving equipments and their applications. Dozers, Loaders, Shovels, Excavators, Scrapers, Motor graders, Rollers, Compactors, Tractors and Attachments.
9 hrs

UNIT-2 ENGINE
All systems of engine and special features like Automatic injection timer, turbochargers, after coolers etc
4 hrs

UNIT-3 UNDER CARRIAGE AND SUSPENSION
Tyre and tracked vehicles , advantages and disadvantages, under carriage components like , tracks, roller frames, drive sprockets, track rollers, track chains and track shoes. SUSPENSION: rubber spring suspension and air spring suspension 6 hrs

UNIT-4 TRANSMISSIONS AND FINAL DRIVES:
Basic types of transmissions, auxiliary transmission ,compound transmission, twin triple countershaft transmissions and planetary transmission, constructional and workingprinciples, hydroshift automatic transmission and retarders. FINAL DRIVES: types ofreductions like, single reduction, double reduction final drives and planetary final drives,PTO shaft
6 Hrs

PART-B

UNIT-5 HYDRAULICS
Basic components of hydraulic systems like pumps (types of pumps), control valves like flow control valves, directional control valves and pressure control valves, hydraulic motors and hydraulic cylinders. Depth & draft control systems. 7 hrs

UNIT-6 STEERING AND BRAKES
Power steering types like, linkage type power steering , semi integral power steering & integral power steering. STEERING OF TRACKED VEHICLES: Skid steering , articulated steering, clutch /brake steering system, controlled differential steering systemand planetary steering system. BRAKES: Types of brakes like, disc brake, engine brakes etc
6 hrs

UNIT-7 EARTH MOVING EQUIPMENTS MAINTENANCE & SAFETY: Types of maintenance
schedules purpose and advantages, organization set ups, documentation. Safety methods for earth moving equipments. 6 hrs

UNIT-8 METHODS OF SELECTION OF EQUIPMENTS
1) Selection of machines
2) Basic rules of equipments including the nature of operation
3) Selection based on type of soil
4) Selection based on haul distance
5) Selection based on weather condition
CALCULATION OF OPERATING CAPACITY
1) Methods of calculating operating capacity
2) Calculation of productivity of a bull dozer 8 hrs

TEXT BOOKS:

  • 1. Diesel equipment- volume I and II by Erich J.schulz
  • 2. Construction equipment and its management By S.C. Sharma

REFERENCE BOOKS:

  • 1.Farm machinery and mechanism by Donald R. hunt and L. W.garner
  • 2.Theory of ground vehicles by J.Y.Wong john wiley and sons
  • 3.Moving the earth by Herbert Nicholas
  • 4.On and with the earth by Jagman Singh, W.Newman and Co. culkatta

AUTOTRONICS
Sub Code: 10AU82

IA Marks: 25
Exam Marks: 100

PART-A

UNIT 1 Introduction to Mechatronic system
Definition of Mechatronics, Objective, Evolution of Mechatronics, An overview of Mechatronics systems, Measurement &Control systems their elements & functions. Need of Mechatronics in Industries , Advantages & disadvantages of Mechatronics, Microprocessor based controllers, Working principle of Engine management system.
08 hours

UNIT 2 Transducers and sensors
Definition and classification of Transducers. Definition and classification of sensors. Working Principle and applications of Light sensors, Proximity sensors and Hall effect sensors.
06 hours

UNIT 3 Electrical Actuation Systems
Actuator and actuator system. Classifications of actuator system with examples. Mechanical switches. Concept of bouncing, Methods of preventing bouncing of mechanical switches. Solenoids, Relays , Solid state switches – Diodes, Thyristors, Triacs, Transistors, Darlington pair. Electrical actuator, Principle, Construction and working of AC,DC motors, Stepper motors, Permanent magnet motors, servomotors, servo systems and control. 06 hours

UNIT 4 Signal Conditioning
Introduction to Signal conditioning, Operational amplifiers, Protection, filtering –Wheatstone bridge , Digital signals , Multiplexer. Data acquisition, Introduction to Digital signal processing, Pulse modulation.
06 hours

PART-B

UNIT 5 Introduction to Microprocessors
Basic concepts, evolution of microprocessors, organization of microcomputers, microprocessor programming, Boolean algebra , Logic gates and Gate networks, Digital number system, Binary and Decimal number systems, memory representation of positive and negative integers , Maximum and minimum integers , Conversion of real numbers , Floating point notation, Representation of floating point numbers , Accuracy and range in floating point representation , Overflow and underflow , addition of floating point numbers , Character representation. 08 hours

UNIT 6 Organization & Programming a Microprocessor
Organization of Intel 8085 microprocessor , Instruction set of the 8085, programming the 8085, Assembly language programming , programming examples 07 hours

UNIT 7 Microprocessor Timings & Interfacing memory & I/O devices
Microprocessor Timings Timing & Control unit, Timings of Intel 8085. Interfacing memory & I/O devices : Address space partitioning , memory interfacing
06 hours

UNIT 8 : Applications of Mechatronics
A temperature monitoring system, Automotive applications 05 hours

TEXT BOOKS:

  • 1. “Mechatronics “ – by W. Bolton, Longman Pearson publications ., 2nd Ed , 2007, Third Edition.
  • 2. “Microprocessor Architecture, Programming – by R.S.Gaonkar, Wiley Eastern and Applications” with 8085/8085A
  • 3. Mecharonics by Prof. H.D.Ramachandra , M/S Sudha publications, Bangalore

REFERENCE BOOKS:

  • 1. “Mechatronics” principles, concepts and applications – by Nitaigour & Premchand Mahalik, TATA McGraw Hill – 2003
  • 2. “ Introduction to Microprocessors” – by Adithya P.Mathur., TMH Publication , III edition , 2000.
  • 3. “Fundamentals of Microprocessors and Microcomputers”– by B.Ram., Dhanpat Rai Pub.,1999.

TRIBOLOGY
Sub Code: 10AU831

IA Marks: 25
Exam Marks: 100

PART-A

Unit –1 Introduction to Tribilogy:
Properties of oils and equation of flow: Viscosity, Newton’s of viscosity, Hagen-Poiseuille Law, Flow between parallel stationary planes, viscosity measuring apparatus. Lubrication principles, classification of lubricants. 06 Hrs

Unit-2 Hydrodynamics Lubrication:
Friction forces and power loss in lightly loaded bearing, Petroff’s law, Tower’s experiments, idealized full journal bearings. 06 Hrs

Unit-3
Mechanism of pressure development in an oil film, Reynold’s investigations, Reynold’s equation in two dimensions. Partial journal bearings, end leakages in journal bearing, numerical problems..
07 Hrs

Unit- 4
Slider / Pad bearing with a fixed and pivoted shoe: Pressure distribution, Load carrying capacity, coefficient of friction, frictional resistance in a pivoted shoe bearing, influence of end leakage, numerical examples.
07 Hrs

PART-B

Unit-5 Oil flow and thermal equilibrium of journal bearing:
Oil flow through bearings, self-contained journal bearings, bearings lubricated under pressure, thermal equilibrium of journal bearings. 06 Hrs

Unit 6 Hydrostatic Lubrication
Introduction to hydrostatic lubrication, hydrostatic step bearings, load carrying capacity and oil flow through the hydrostatic step bearing. 06 Hrs

Unit-7 Bearing Materials
Commonly used bearings materials, properties of typical bearing materials. Wear: Classification of wear, wear of polymers, wear of ceramic materials, wear measurements, effect of speed, temperature and pressure.
07 Hrs

Unit -8 Behavior of tribological components
Selection, friction, Wear of ceramic materials, wear measurements, effects of speed, temperature and pressure. Tribological measures: Material selection, improved design, surface engineering
07 Hrs

TEXT BOOKS:

  • 1. Basu S K., Sengupta A N., Ahuja B. B.,Fundamentals of Tribiology, PHI 2006
  • 2. Mujumdar B. C., Introduction to Tribiology bearings, Wheelers and company pvt. Ltd 2001.

REFERENEC BOOKS:

  • 1. Fuller, D., Theory and Practice of Lubrication for Engineers, New York company 1998
  • 2. Moore, Principles and applications of Tribiology, Pergamaon press 1998
  • 3. Srivastava S., Tribiology in industries, S Chand and Company limited, Delhi 2002
  • 4. Redzimovskay E I., Lubrication of bearings – theoretical principles and design, Oxford press company 2000

SIMULATION OF IC ENGINE PROCESSES
Sub Code: 10AU832

IA Marks: 25
Exam Marks: 100

PART-A

UNIT-1 INTRODUCTION
Principle of computer modeling and simulation, Monte Carlo simulation, Nature of computer modeling and simulation. Limitations of simulation, areas of application.6 Hrs

UNIT-2 SYSTEM AND ENVIRONMENT
components of a system-discrete and continuous systems. Models of a system-a variety of modeling approaches. 4 Hrs

UNIT-3 DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF SIMULATION EXPERIMENTS
Variance reduction techniques. Antithetic variables. Variables verification and validation of simulation models. 6 Hrs

UNIT-4 DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF SIMULATION EXPERIMENTS
Variance reduction techniques. Antithetic variables. Variables verification and validation of simulation models. 6 Hrs

UNIT-5 COMBUSTION PROCESS – GENERAL
Heat of reaction – Adiabatic flame temperature – Temperature change due to fuel vaporization
4Hrs

PART-B

UNIT-6 COMBUSTION AND HEAT TRANSFER IN ENGINES
Combustion in diesel engines – Heat transfer in engines – Heat Transfer correlations.
4 hrs

UNIT-7 C.I. AND S.I. ENGINE SIMULATION
Simulation of Otto cycles under full load and part load and supercharged conditions. Progressive combustion, Exhaust and intake process analysis. 12hrs

UNIT-8 TWO STROKE ENGINE SIMULATION
Engine and porting geometry, gas flow, Scavenging.- 8 Hrs

UNIT-9 SIMULATIONEXERCISES:
Simulation exercises using computers- MATLAB SimuLink, ProE / ICEM, CFD Analysis, FE Analysis and Validation of models. 8Hrs

Text Books:

  • 1. V.Ganesan,” ComputerSimulation of Spark Ignition Engine Processes”, Universities Press,1995.
  • 2. V.Ganesan, Computer Simulation of Spark Ignition Engine Processes, Universities Press, 2002.
  • 3.NARS1NGH DEO, “System Simulation with digital Computer”, prentice Hall Of India,1979 ..
  • 4. J.I.Ramos,. “Internal Combustion Engine Modeling” Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1989

Reference Books:

  • 1. Ashley S. Campbell, Thermodynamic Analysis of Combustion Engines, John Wiley and Sons, 1980.
  • 2. J.N.Mattavi and C. A. Amann,. Combustion Modeling in Reciprocating Engines”, Plenum Press,1980.
  • 3. Horlockan and lWlnterbone,” The Thermodynamics and Gas Dynam1cs of Internal Combustion Engines, Vol.I & II “, Clarendon Press, 1986.
  • 4. Gordon P. Blair, The Basic Design of two-Stroke engines, SAE Publications, 1990.

HYDRAULICS AND PNEUMATICS
Sub Code: 10AU833

IA Marks: 25
Exam Marks: 100

PART – A

UNIT 1: Introduction to Hydraulic Power:
Pascal’s law and problems on Pascal’s Law, continuity equations, introduction to conversion of UNITs. Structure of Hydraulic Control System. The Source of Hydraulic Power: Pumps Pumping theory, pump classification, gear pumps, vane pumps, piston pumps, pump performance, pump selection. Variable displacement pumps. 8 Hrs

UNIT 2: Hydraulic Actuators and Motors
Linear Hydraulic Actuators [cylinders], Mechanics of Hydraulic Cylinder loading, Hydraulic Rotary Actuators, Gear motors, vane motors, piston motors, Hydraulic motor theoretical torque, power and flow rate, hydraulic motor performance 6 Hrs

UNIT 3: Control Components in Hydraulic Systems
Directional Control Valves – Symbolic representation, Constructional features, pressure control valves – direct and pilot operated types, flow control valves. 5 Hrs

UNIT 4: Hydraulic Circuit Design and Analysis
Control of single and Double – acting Hydraulic cylinder, regenerative circuit, pump unloading circuit, Double pump Hydraulic system, Counter Balance Valve application, Hydraulic cylinder sequencing circuits. Locked cylinder using pilot check valve, cylinder synchronizing circuits, speed control of hydraulic cylinder, speed control of hydraulic motors, accumulators and accumulator circuits.
7 Hrs

PART – B

UNIT 5: Maintenance of Hydraulic systems
Hydraulic oils – Desirable properties, general type of fluids, sealing devices, reservoir system, filters and strainers, problem caused by gases in hydraulic fluids, wear of moving parts due to solid particle contamination, temperature control, trouble shooting. 6 Hrs

UNIT 6: Introduction to Pneumatic control
Choice of working medium, characteristics of compressed air. Structure of Pneumatic control system. Pneumatic Actuators: Linear cylinders – Types, conventional type of cylinder working, end position cushioning, seals, mounting arrangements applications. Rod – less cylinders – types, working advantages. Rotary cylinder types construction and application. Design parameters – selection
6 Hrs

UNIT 7: Directional Control valves
Symbolic representation as per ISO 1219 and ISO 5599. Design and constructional aspects, poppet valves, slide valves spool valve, suspended seat type slide valve. Simple Pneumatic Control: Direct and indirect actuation pneumatic cylinders, use of memory valve. Flow control valves and speed control of cylinders supply air throttling and exhaust air throttling use of quick exhaust valve. Signal processing elements: Use of Logic gates – OR and AND gates pneumatic applications. Practical examples involving the sue of logic gates. Pressure dependent controls types construction –practical applications. Time dependent controls – Principle, construction, practical applications. 7 Hrs

UNIT 8: Multi-cylinder applications
Coordinated and sequential motion control. Motion and control diagrams – Signal elimination methods. Cascading method – principle. Practical application examples (up to two cylinders) using cascading method (using reversing valves). Electro-Pneumatic control: Principles-signal input and out put pilot assisted solenoid control of directional control valves, use of relay and contactors. Control circuitry for simple single cylinder applications. Compressed air: Production of compressed air – compressors, preparation of compressed air- Driers, Filters, Regulators, Lubricators, Distribution of compressed air- Piping layout.
7 Hrs

Text Books:

  • 1. Fluid Power with applications: Anthony Esposito, Fifth edition pearson education, Inc. 2000.
  • 2. Pneumatics and Hydraulics: Andrew Parr. Jaico Publishing Co. 2000.

Reference Books:

  • 1. Oil Hydraulic Systems – Principles and Maintenance: S.R. 2002 Majumdar, Tata Mc Graw Hill publishing company Ltd. 2001.
  • 2. Pneumatic systems by S.R.Majumdar, Tata Mc Graw Hill publishing Co., 1995.
  • 3. Industrial Hydraulics: Pippenger, Hicks, McGraw Hill, New York.

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES FOR AUTOMOBILES
Sub Code: 10AU834

IA Marks: 25
Exam Marks: 100

PART-A

UNIT-1: Introduction
Types of energy sources, their availability, need of alternative energy sources, Non-conventional energy sources, Classification of alternative fuels and drive trains. Scenario of conventional auto fuels, oil reserves of the world. Fuel quality aspects related to emissions. Technological up gradation required business driving factors for alternative fuels. Implementation barriers for alternative fuels. Stakeholders of alternative fuels, roadmap for alternative fuels. 7 Hrs

UNIT-2: Solar energy
Solar energy geometry, solar radiation measurement devices. Solar energy collectors, types of collectors. Direct application of solar energy, solar energy storage system. P.V.effect solar cells and characteristics. Application of solar energy for automobiles.
8 Hrs

UNIT-3: Wind energy
Introduction, principle of wind energy conversion. Types of wind machines, applications of wind energy. Site selection considerations. Advantages and disadvantages of WEC systems.
5 Hrs

UNIT-4: Gaseous alternative fuels.
Hydrogen, properties and production of hydrogen. Storage, Advantages and disadvantages of hydrogen. Hydrogen used in SI and CI engines. Hazards and safety systems for hydrogen, hydrogen combustion. Emission from hydrogen. CNG, LNG, ANG, LPG and LFG.
6 Hrs

PART-B

UNIT-5: Biomass energy
Biogas or Biomethane.History, properties and production of Biogas, classification of biogas plants, biogas storage and dispensing system. Advantages of biogas, hazards and emissions of biogas.Methanol, Ethanol, Butanol, Straight vegetable oil, Biodiesel. 7 Hrs

UNIT-6: Synthetic Alternative fuels
History, properties and production of hythane and HCNG, storage and dispensing of hythane and HCNG. Advantages, disadvantages, fuel kit, combustion process of HCNG and hythane.Emissions ofhythaneandHCNG.DME,DEE,BTL,GTL,CTL,Syngas,producer gas, P-series, Eco-friendly plastic fuel, wood pyrolysis oil, Magnegas,Tyre pyrolysis oil.
8 Hrs

UNIT-7: Reformulated conventional fuels
Introduction. Production of coal water slurry.properties, as an engine fuel, emissions of CWS. RFG, Emulsified fuels. Hydrogen-enriched gasoline. Future Alternative Fuels, PMF, Ammonia, Liquid-Nitrogen, Boron, Compressed Air, Water. 6 Hrs

UNIT-8: Introduction to alternative power trains
Components of an EV,.EV batteries, chargers, drives, transmission and power devices. Advantages and disadvantages of EVs.Hybrid electric vehicles, what is a hybrid EV? HEV drive train components, advantages of HV. History of dual fuel technology, Applications of DFT. Duel fuel engine operation. Advantages and disadvantages of duel fuel technology.
5 Hrs

TEXT BOOKS

  • 1. S.S.Thipse “Alternative Fuels”. JAICO Publishing House.
  • 2. G.D.Rai “Non-Conventional Energy Sources” Khanna Publishing New Delhi.

REFERENCES

  • 1. Alternative fuels for vehicle book by M.poulton
  • 2. Alternative fuels guide book by R. Bechtold.SAE
  • 3. Alternative energy sources by T.N Veziroglu, McgrawHill
  • 4. A Primer on Hybrid Electric vehicles
  • 5. Automotive Fuels Guide Book- Richard L.Bechtold, SAE Publications, 1997

HYBRID VEHICLES
Sub Code: 10AU841

IA Marks: 25
Exam Marks: 100

PART – A

UNIT 1 HYBRID VEHICLES
Performance characteristics of road vehicles, calculation of road load, predicting fuel economy, Grid connected hybrids. 4 Hrs

UNIT 2 & 3 PROPULSION METHODS
DC motors-series wound, shunt wound. Compound wound and separately excited motors AC motors – induction, synchronous, brushless DC motor, switched reluctance motors.
12 Hrs

UNIT 4 HYBRID ARCHITECTURE
Series configuration- locomotive drives, series parallel switching, load tracking architecture. Pre transmission parallel and combined configurations-Mild hybrid, power assist, dual mode, power split, power split with shift, Continuously Variable transmission (CVT). Wheel motors.
8 Hrs

PART –B

UNIT 5 HYBRID POWER PLANT SPECIFICATIONS
Grade and cruise targets. launching and boosting, braking and energy recuperation, drive cycle implications, engine fraction-engine downsizing and range and performance, usage requirements.
8 Hrs

UNIT 6 SIZING THE DRIVE SYSTEM
Matching electric drive and ICE, sizing the propulsion motor, sizing power electronics
4 Hrs

UNIT 7 ENERGY STORAGE TECHNOLOGY
Battery basics, lead-acid battery, different types of batteries, battery parameters. 6 Hrs

UNIT 8 FUEL CELLS
Fuel cell characteristics, fuel cell types – alkaline fuel cell, proton exchange membrane, direct methanol fuel cell, phosphoric acid fuel cell, molten carbonate fuel cell, solid oxide fuel cell, hydrogen storage systems, reformers, fuel cell EV, super and ultra capacitors, flywheels.
10 Hrs

TEXTBOOKS:

  • 1. The Electric Car: Development & Future of Battery, Hybrid & Fuel-Cell Cars – Dr Mike Westbrook, M H Westbrook, British library Cataloguing in Publication Data, UK, ISBN0 85296 0131.
  • 2. Electric and Hybrid Vehicles – Robin Hardy, Iqbal Husain, CRC Press, ISBN 0-8493-1466-6.
  • 3. Propulsion Systems for Hybrid Vehicles – John M. Miller, Institute of Electrical Engineers,London,ISBN0 863413366.

REFERENCE BOOKS:

  • 1. Energy Technology Analysis Prospects for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, International Energy Agency, France.
  • 2. Hand Book of Electric Motors – Hamid A Taliyat,Gerald B Kliman, Mercel Dekker Inc., US,ISBN0-8247-4105-6.

CONTROL ENGINEERING
Sub Code: 10AU842

IA Marks: 25
Exam Marks: 100

PART-A

Unit 1: Introduction:
Definitions and concept of automatic controls, classification of control system – open and closed loop systems, concepts of feedback, requirements of an ideal control system.
03 Hrs

Unit 2: Mathematical Modeling:
Transfer function, modeling of mechanical systems, electrical systems, elctromechanical systems, thermal systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and Analogous systems: Force voltage, Force current.
09 Hrs

Unit 3: Block Diagrams and Signal Flow Graphs:
Block diagram representation, functional block, block diagram reduction, Signal flow graphs, Mason’s gain formula. 07 Hrs

Unit 4: Transient and Steady State Response Analysis:
Introduction, Standard test inputs, concept of time constant and its importance in speed of response, analysis of first order and second order systems, Transient response specifications, System stability analysis – Routh – Hurwitz Criterion. 07 Hrs

PART-B

Unit 5: Frequency Response Analysis using Nyquist Plots:
Polar plots, Nyquist Stability Criterion, Stability Analysis, Relative stability concepts, phase and gain margin, M & N circles. 07 Hrs

Unit 6: Frequency Response Analysis using Bode Plots:
Bode attenuation diagrams, Stability Analysis using Bode plots, and Simplified Bode Diagrams, phase and gain margin. 07 Hrs

Unit 7: Root locus plots:
Definition of root loci, general rules for constructing root loci, Analysis using root locus plots.
07 Hrs

Unit 8: Control Action and System Compensation:
Types of controllers – Proportional, Integral, Proportional Integral, Proportional Derivative, Proportional Integral Derivative controllers (Basic concept only), Series and feedback compensation, Physical devices for system compensation. 05 Hrs

Text Books:

  • 1. Control Engineering, Uday A. Bakshi and Varsha U. Bakshi, Technical Publications, Pune
  • 2. Control Engineering, D. Ganesh Rao and K. Channa Venkatesh, Sanguine Technical Publishers, Bangalore
  • 3. Feedback and Control Systems, Joseph J. Distefano, Allen R. Stubberud and Ivan J. Williams, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi

References:

  • 1. Modern Control Engineering, Katsuhiko Ogata, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
  • 2. Control Systems Principles and Design, M. Gopal, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi
  • 3. Control Systems Engineering, I. J. Nagrath and M. Gopal, New Age International publishers, New Delhi
  • 4. Automatic Control Systems, Benjamin C. Kuo, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
  • 5. Feedback Control Systems, Shailaja C. Patil, Satya Prakashan, New Delhi
  • 6. Control Systems, A. Anand Kumar, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
  • 7. Control Systems, Theory and Applications, Smarajit Ghosh, Pearson Education, Delhi
  • 8. Control Systems, Rao V. Dukkipati, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi

NANO TECHNOLOGY
Sub Code: 10AU843

IA Marks: 25
Exam Marks: 100

Part A

Unit 1: An overview of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
Historical background – nature, scope and content of the subject – multidisciplinary aspects – industrial, economic and societal implications. 5 Hrs

Unit 2: Experimental Techniques and Methods
For investigating and manipulating materials in the nano scale – electron microscope – scanning probe microscope – optical and other microscopes – light scattering – x-ray diffraction.
7 Hrs

Unit 3: Fullerenes
Discovery, synthesis and purification – chemistry of fullerenes in the condensed phase – orientational ordering – pressure effects – conductivity and superconductivity – ferromagnetism – optical properties. Carbon Nanotubes – synthesis and purification – filling of nanotubes – mechanism of growth – electronic structure – transport properties – mechanical and physical properties applications.
7 Hrs

Unit 4: Self-assembled Monolayers
Monolayers on gold – growth process – phase transitions – patterning monolayers mixed monolayers – applications.
Gas Phase Clusters – history of cluster science – formation and growth – detection and analysis – type and properties of clusters – bonding in clusters. 7 Hrs

Part B

Unit 5: Semiconductor Quantum Dots
Synthesis – electronic structure of nanocrystals – how quantum dots are studied – correlation of properties with size – uses. 5 Hrs

Unit 6: Monolayer-protected Metal Nanoparticles
Method of preparation –characterization – functionalized metal nanoparticles – applications – superlattices.
Core-shell Nanoparticles – types – characterization – properties – applications.
Nanoshells – types – characterization – properties – applications. 8 Hrs

Unit 7: Nanobiology –
Interaction between biomolecules and nanoparticle surfaces – materials used for synthesis of hybrid nanobio assemblies – biological applications – nanoprobes for analytical applications – nanobiotechnology – future perspectives.
Nanosensors – what make them possible – nanoscale organization for sensors – characterization – nanosensors based on optical properties – nanosensors based on quantum size effects – electrochemical sensors – sensors based on physical properties – nanobiosensors – sensors of the future.
Nanomedicines – approach to development – nanotechnology in diagnostic and therapeutic applications.
8 Hrs

Unit 8: Molecular Nanomachines –
Covalent and non-covalent approaches – molecular motors and machines – other molecular devices – single molecular devices – practical problems involved. Nanotribology – studying tribology on the nanoscale – applications. 5 Hrs

Textbook:

  • 1. NANO: The Essentials – Understanding Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; T Pradeep (Professor, IIT Madras); Tata McGraw-Hill India (2007)

References:

  • 1. Nanotechnology: Richard Booker & Earl Boysen; Wiley (2005).
  • 2. Introduction to Nanoscale Science and Technology [Series: Nanostructure Science andTechnology]: Di Ventra, et al (Ed); Springer (2004)
  • 3. Nanotechnology Demystified: Linda Williams & Wade Adams; McGraw-Hill (2007)
  • 4. Introduction to Nanotechnology: Charles P Poole Jr, Frank J Owens, Wiley India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2007.

MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING
Sub Code: 10AU844

IA Marks: 25
Exam Marks: 100

PART-A

UNIT -1
Introduction to Maintenance System: Definition, Scope, Objective, functions and Importance of maintenance system, Type of maintenance system, Break down maintenance system. Preventive maintenance, Predictive maintenance, design out maintenance, corrective maintenance, planned maintenance, total productive maintenance, condition monitoring. Problems on selection of methods like preventive or breakdown maintenance,
9 Hrs

UNIT – 2
Economics in Maintenance: Repair, replacement, Repair complexity, Finding out most optimal preventive maintenance frequency. Numerical treatment required, 8 Hrs

UNIT – 3
Maintenance of Machinery: Causes of machine failure, performance evaluation, complete overhauling of Machines tools. Maintenance planning and scheduling. Repair order control manpower requirement, Maintenance job analysis spare parts control. 6 Hrs

UNIT – 4
Maintenance Planning: Planning of maintenance junctures manpower allocation, long range planning, short range planning. Planning techniques and procedures. Estimation of maintenance work. Maintenance control.
4 Hrs

PART-B

UNIT-5
Computers in maintenance: Features and benefits of Computer aided maintenance. Application of computers to maintenance work. 6 Hrs

UNIT- 6
Industrial Safety: Economic importance of accidents, Types of safety organizations, Analysis of accident records, accident investigations, Analysis of accident Safety standards for Mechanical equipment.
7 Hrs

UNIT- 7
Safety standards: Safety standards for Electrical equipment and systems. Chemical hazards, material handling, exhaust systems, welding, Plant house keeping-building, Aisles, passages, floors, tool cribs, washrooms, canteens. 6 Hrs

UNIT – 8
Industrial Pollution Control: Dust control -Fibre collectors, mechanical dust collectors, wet type collectors, Electro static precipitators, Noise pollution Control – Noise measurement and control. Industrial vibration and its control. 6 Hrs

TEXT BOOKS:

  • 1 Maintenance Engineering and Management – R.C.Mishra and K.Pathak, Prentice Hall of India, 2002
  • 2 Maintenance Engineering Hand book – Morrow.

REFERENCE BOOKS:

  • 1 Hand book of Maintenance Management – Frank Herbaty
  • 2 Hand book of Industrial Engg & Management – W. Grant Lreson & Eugene L-Grant
  • 3 Industrial Pollution Control Handbook • LUND A. Industrial Maintenance – H P Garg
  • 5 Maintenance Engineering Hand book- Lindrey Higgins, Mc Graw Hill, ffh edition, 2003
  • 6 Plant Engineering Hand book – Staniar

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