Wiley Acing the GATE: Mechanical Engineering, 2ed, 2020

Ajay Kumar Tamrakar, Dineshkumar Harursampath

ISBN: 9788126598472

INR 999

Description

This book is aimed to present the topics of Mechanical Engineering in a systematic, integrated and precise manner, primarily to meet the requirements of the aspirants of GATE (ME) and help them qualify the examination without unreasonable strain. The book is a self-explanatory and a fully-competent text for similar competitive examinations and undergraduate courses in mechanical engineering. The book helps to solve problems faced by aspirants in terms of extensive syllabus coverage, existing incongruity with syllabus, unavailability of a standard book, etc. Throughout the content, an intuitive and systematic approach is used to reinforce the fundamental concepts.

Preface

Acknowledgments

About the Authors

Acing the GATE

Syllabus of GATE (Mechanical Engineering)

Trend of Topics (2014-17)

Methodological Concepts of Engineering Studies

 

Part I Applied Mechanics & Design

1    Engineering Mechanics

1.1 Force

1.2         Moment of a Force

1.3 Equivalent System of a Force

1.4 Single Resultant Force

1.5 Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies

1.6 Structural Analysis

1.7 Rectilinear Kinematics

1.8 Angular Motion

1.9 Motion Under Gravity

1.10 Dependent Motion of Particles

1.11 Newton’s Laws of Motion

1.12 Work and Energy

1.13 D’Alembert’s Principle

1.14 Impulse and Momentum

1.15 Law of Restitution

1.16 Principle of Virtual Work

 

2    Strength of Materials

2.1 Stress and Strain

2.2 Dynamic Loading

2.3 Bi-Axial Stress and Strain

2.4 Mohr’s Circle

2.5 Beam Loading

2.6 Theory of Bending

2.7 Beam Deflection

2.8 Torsion in Shafts

2.9 Combined Stresses

2.10 Thick-Walled Shells

2.11 Thin-Walled Shells

2.12 Struts and Columns

 

3 Theory of Machines

3.1 Mechanisms and Machines

3.2 Universal Joint

3.3 Kinematic Analysis

3.4 Cam Follower Mechanism

3.5 Gears

3.6 Dynamic Analysis of Slider Crank Mechanism

3.7 Flywheel

3.8 Belt Drive

3.9 Friction

3.10 Governor

3.11 Balancing of Masses

3.12 Gyroscopic Effects

 

4 Vibrations

4.1 Fundamentals

4.2 Undamped Free Vibration

4.3 Free Damped Vibration

4.4 Forced Vibration

 

5 Machine Design

5.1 Static Loading

5.2 Dynamic Loading

5.3 Riveted Joints

5.4 Welded Joints

5.5 Threaded Joints

5.6 Design of Shafts

5.7 Design of Keys

5.8 Design of Gears

5.9 Rolling Contact Bearing

5.10 Sliding Contact Bearing

5.11 Brakes and Clutches

 

Part II Fluid Mechanics & Thermal Sciences

6    Fluid Mechanics

6.1 Fluid Properties

6.2 Fluid Pressure

6.3 Buoyancy and Floatation

6.4 Solid Body Motions

6.5 Kinematics of Fluid Flow

6.6 Motion of Fluid Particles

6.7 Principles of Fluid Flow

6.8 Flow Measurements

6.9 Vortex Motion

6.10 Flow from a Line Source

6.11 Laminar Pipe Flow

6.12 Stokes’ Law

6.13 Boundary Layer Theory

 

7 Heat Transfer

7.1 Modes of Heat Transfer

7.2 Conduction

7.4 Radiation

7.5 Heat Exchanger

 

8 Thermodynamics

8.1 Basic Concepts

8.2 Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics

8.3 Energy Transfer

8.4 First Law of Thermodynamics

8.5 Second Law of Thermodynamics

8.6 Third Law of Thermodynamics

8.7 Exergy and Irreversibility

8.8 Properties of Gases

8.9 Thermodynamic Relations

8.10 Gas Compression

8.11 Brayton Cycle

 

9 Applications

9.1 Power Engineering

9.2 Internal Combustion Engines

9.3 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

9.4 Turbomachinery

 

Part III Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering

10 Engineering Materials

10.1 Atomic Structure

10.2 Crystal Structure

10.3 Crystal Imperfections

10.4 Effects of Imperfections

10.5 Grain Formation

10.6 Grain Size Measurement

10.7 Grain Structure

10.8 Deformation

10.9 Multiphase Structure

10.10 Iron-Carbon Phase

10.11 Heat Treatment of Steel

10.12 Alloying of Steels

10.13 Mechanical Properties

10.14 Engineering Metals

10.15 Ceramics

10.16 Polymers

10.17 Composites

 

11    Metal Casting

11.1 Elements of Casting

11.2 Sand Casting

11.3 Pattern

11.4 Molding Sand

11.5 Gating System

11.6 Casting Methods

11.7 Casting Defects

11.8 Inspection of Casting

 

12 Forming

12.1 Rolling

12.2 Forging

12.3 Extrusion

12.4 Wire Drawing

12.5 Sheet Metal Forming

12.6 High-Energy Rate Forming

12.7 Powder Metallurgy

 

13 Joining

13.1 Welding

13.2 Brazing

13.3 Soldering

 

14 Machining

14.1 Mechanism of Metal Cutting

14.2 Cutting Heat

14.3 Tool Materials

14.4 Cutting Fluids

14.5 Cutting Tool Geometry

14.6 Machinability

14.7 Economics of Machining

14.8 Machining Processes

14.9 Finishing Operations

14.10 Modern Machining Processes

14.11 Jigs and Fixtures

 

15 Metrology and Inspection

15.1 Limits, Tolerances, and Fits

15.2 Linear Measurement

15.3 Angular Measurement

15.4 Gauge Design

15.5 Interferometry

15.6 Surface Measurement

 

16 Computer Integrated Manufacturing

16.1 Computer Integrated Manufacturing

16.2 Computer Aided Design

16.3 Computer Aided Manufacturing

16.4 Integration of CAD and CAM Systems

16.5 Numerical Control

16.6 Group Technology

 

17 Production Planning & Control

17.1 Functions of PPC

17.2 Forecasting

17.3 Aggregate Planning

17.4 Disaggregation

17.5 Material Requirement Planning

17.6 Break-even Point Analysis

17.7 Lot Sizing Rules

17.8 Assembly Line Balancing

 

18 Inventory Control

18.1 Basic Concepts

18.2 EOQ Models

18.3 Probabilistic Inventory Models

18.4 Selective Approaches

18.5 Just-In-Time Production

 

19 Operations Research

19.1 Simplex Method

19.2 Transportation Problem

19.3 Assignment Problem

19.4 Sequencing

19.5 Queuing Theory

19.6 PERT and CPM

 

Important Formulas

Solved Examples

GATE Previous Years’ Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Numerical Answer Questions

Answers

Explanations and Hints

Solved GATE 2018 Papers (Set I and Set II)

Solved GATE 2019 Papers (Set I and Set II)

Index

 

 

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