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Basic Mechanical Engineering

Basant Agrawal

ISBN: 9788126518784

388 pages

INR 509


This book is designed to suit the core engineering course on basic mechanical engineering offered to first year students of all engineering colleges. A number of illustrations have been used to explain and clarify the subject matter. Numerous solved examples are presented to make understanding the content of the book easy. Objective type questions have been provided at the end of each chapter to help the students to quickly review the concepts.


Chapter 1: Engineering Materials

Chapter 2: Properties of Materials

Chapter 3: Testing of Materials

Chapter 4: Mechanical Measurements

Chapter 5: Metrology

Chapter 6: Machine Tools

Chapter 7: Fluid Mechanics

Chapter 8: Fluid Machineries

Chapter 9: Laws of Thermodynamics

Chapter 10: Properties of Steam

Chapter 11: Steam Boilers

Chapter 12: Refrigeration Systems

Chapter 13: Steam Engines

Chapter 14: Air Standard Cycles

Chapter 15: Internal Combustion Engines

Annexure I: Steam Tables

Annexure II: Boiler Mountings and Accessories

A.1 Boiler Mountings

A.2 Accessories

Points to Remember

Key Terms

Review Questions

Model Question Papers

Test Paper - 1

Test Paper - 2