Friday, June 12, 2009

First Year Btech Syllabus (MG University)


Module 1 Matrix
Elementary transformation – finding inverse and rank using elementary transformation – solution of linear equations using elementary transformations – eigenvalues and eigenvectors – application of Cayley Hamiltion theorem – Diagonalization – Reduction of quadratic form into sum of squares using orthogonal transformation – nature of quadratic form.

Module 2 Partial Differentiation
Partial differentiation – chair rules – Eulers theorem for homogeneous functions – Taylors series for function of two variables – maxima and minima of function of two variables (proof of results not expected.)

Modules 3 Multiple Integrals
Double integrals in cartesian and polar co-ordinates – application in finding area and volume using double integrals – change of variables using Jacobian – triple integrals in cartesian, cylindrical and spherical co-ordinates – volume using triple integrals – simple problems.

Module 4 Laplace Transforms
Laplace transforms – Laplace transform of derivatives and integrals – shifting theorem – differentiation and integration of transforms – inverse transforms – application of convolution property – solution of linear differential equations with constant coefficients using Laplace transform – Laplace transform of unit step function, impulse function and periodic function

Module 5 Fourier Series
Dirichelt conditions – Fourier series with period 2* and 21 – Half range sine and cosine series – simple problems – rms value.


Advanced Engg. Mathematics Erwin Kreyszig
Higher Engg. Mathematics Grawal B.S.
Engg. Mathematics N.P.Bali
Laplace and Fourier Transforms Goyal and Gupta
Advanced Mathematics for Engineers E.S.Sokolinokoff
Methods of Applied Mathematics F.B.Hilderbrand


Module 1 Optical Instruments and Applications
Electron microscope – characteristics of laser – spontaneous emission – stimulated emission – population inversion-pumping pumping mechanisms – typical laser systems like Ruby lase – He-Ne laser – semi conductor laser – Applications of laser.

Module 2 Super Conductivity
Transition temperature – Meissner effect – Isotope effect – Type I and II super conductors – BCS theory (qualitative study) – High temperature super conductivity (general idea) – Joseph son effect – SQUIDS – Applications of Super conductors.

Module 3 Crystallography and Lattice Planes
Crystallography – space lattice – unitcell – crystal systems – Co-ordination number packing factor – lattice planes and Miller Indices – spacing between lattice planes – Bragg’s law and crystal structure analysis – Bragg’s Xray spectrometer.

Module 4 Magnetic Materials
Dia, Para, Ferro, Antiferro and Ferri magnetic materials – soft and hard magnetic materials – properties – applications – magnetic permeability – susceptibility – relation between them – Hysteresis.
Dielectrics: Properties – Dielectric constant – Dielectric strength – Dielectric loss – Polar and non polar molecule – Dielectric polarization – dielectric susceptibility – types – applications.
Ultra sonics – Production – piczoelectric and magnetostriction method – properties – applications.

Module 5 Fibre Optics and its Application
General ides of optical fibre – NA of fibre – step index and graded index fibre – multi mode and single mode fibre – applications of optical fibre – fibre optic communication system (block diagram) – Optical fibre sensors.


Engg. Physics R.K.Gaur and S.L.Gupta
Engg. Physics Dr. M.Arumugam
Solid State Physics C.Kittel
Engg. Materials Decker
Physics for Engineers B.Premlet


Module 1 Electro Chemistry
Conductance – Experimental Determination – Galvenic cells – reversible and irreversible cells – EMF and its measurement – Single electrode potential – types of electrodes – Hydrogen electrode – Calomel electrode – Electrochemical series – Nernst equation – concentration cells – polarization and over voltage – decomposition potential – Secondary cells – Lead-Acid accumulator – Fuel cells.

Module 2 Plastics and Elastomers
High Polymers – types of polymerization – addition, condensation and co-polymerism - thermo plastics and thermo setting plastics – preparation and properties of PVC, PVA, Poly propelene, Poly vinylidene chloride, Teflon, Terylene, Acrylics, Nylon, Bakelite – Moulding techniques – Lamination – glass reinforced plastics – Natural Rubber properties – Valcunisation of rubber – synthetic rubber – industrial uses buna rubbers, butyl rubber, silicon rubber and Thiokol.

Module 3 Corrosion and protective coatings
Chemical and electro chemical corrosion – Factors affecting corrosion – corrosion control – cathodic protection – inorganic coating – metallic coating – hot dipping – electroplating – metal spraying – cladding – vacuum metalistion – anodisation – vitreous coating.

Module 4 Domestic water supply
Requirements and methods of processing – Industrial water supply: Hard and soft waters – defects of using water containing dissolved minerals for industrial purposes – Boiler Troubles – methods of treatment.

Module 5 FUELS
Classification – calorific value and its determination – solid, liquid and gaseous fuels – petrol knock – octane number – cetane number – synthetic gasoline – natural gas – pollution – causes of pollution – air pollution due to automobiles – control of air pollution Lubrication and Lubricants: Mechanism of lubrication – different types of lubricants – manufacture and properties of lubricating oil – manufacture, properties and uses of semi-solid lubricants – properties and uses of solid lubricants – synthetic lubricants.


Engg. Chemistry Jain and Jain
Engg. Chemistry O.P.aggarwal
Chemistry in Engg. And Tech. (Vol. I & II) J.C.Kuriakose and J.Rajam
Environmental Chemistry A.K.De


Module 1
Forces in Plane – Vector addition of concurrent forces in plane – problems involving the equilibrium of particles – free body diagrams.
Definition of rigid body – moment of a force about an axis – varignon’s theorem of moment – couple – properties of force couples – resolution of a given force in to force acting at a given point and a couple – reduction of a system of coplanar forces acting on a rigid body into a single force and a single couple – equilibrium of a rigid body under coplanar forces – types of supports – reaction at supports of beams and frames – graphical method.

Module 2

Centre of gravity, centroid of wires, areas, volumes – moment of inertia of lamina and radius of gyration – parallel axis theorem and its applications – mass moment of inertia of thin circular and rectangular plates – mass moment of inertia of solid rectangular prisms, cylinders and cones.
Friction-angle of friction and coefficient of friction – laws of dry friction-ladder friction – wedge friction.

Module 3
Simple trusses – analysis of trusses by methods of joints and sections – graphical- method. Simple stress and strain – bars of uniform cross section – shear stress – modulus of rigidity – bulk modulus – Poisson’s ratio – Relation between different modulii.

Module 4
Dynamics: Kinematics (Velocity – acceleration) rectilinear motion of a particle under variable acceleration
Relative velocity – simple cases only. Circular motion with uniform acceleration – relation between angular and rectilinear motion – normal and tangential acceleration – motion of rotation and translation – instantaneous centre of zero velocity (elementary treatment only)

Module 5
Kinetics of particles – Newton’s Laws of motion of translation – work, energy and power – principles of momentum and impulse. Motion of rotation – couple – torque – Newtons laws of motion of rotation – differential equations of rotation – angular impulse and torque – conservation of angular momentum – work-done and power by torque and couple.


Shames I.H., Engineering Mechanics, Prentice hall of India
S.Timoshinko, Engineering Mechanics, McGraw Hill
Ramachandra, Engineering Mechanics, Standard Publishers and Distributors
S. Rajasekararn & G.Sankarasubramanian, Engineering Mechanics, Vikas Publishing Co.
Beer F.P. & Johnston E.R., Mechanics for Engineers – Statics and Dynamics, McGrwa Hill
Meriam J.L. & Kraige L.G., Engineering Mechanics, John Wiley


Module 1
Introduction of Engineering Graphics: drawing instruments and their uses – familiarization with current, Indian standard code of practice for general engineering drawing.
Scales – plain scale – vernier scal – diagonal scale.
Conic sections – construction of ellipse, parabola, hyoperbola and rectangular hyperbola. Construction of cycloids, involute, archimedian spiral and logarithmic spiral – drawing tangents and normals to these curves.

Module 2
Introduction to orthographic projections: planes of projection – projection of points in different quadrants. Orthographic projection of straight lines parallel to one plane and inclined to the other plane – straight lines inclined to both the planes – true length and inclination of lines with reference planes – traces of lines – projection of planes.

Module 3
Projection of polyhedra and solids of revolution – cubes, prisms, cones, cylinders, pyramids, tetrahedron, octahedron and sphere – frustums.
Projection of solids with axis parallel to one plane and parallel, perpendicular of inclined to the other plane - projection of solids on auxiliary planes.
Sections of solids by planes inclined to horizontal or vertical planes.

Module 4
Development of surfaces of cubes, prisms, cylinders, pyramids and cones – development of funnels and pipe elbows.
Introduction to isometric projection – isometric scale – isometric views – isometric projections of prism, pyramids, cylinders, cones and spheres.

Module 5
Introduction to prespective projections: prespective views of prisms.
Intersection of surfaces – methods of determining lines of intersection – intersection of prism, cylinder in cylinder.


Elementary Engineering Drawing N.D.Bhatt.
Geometrical Drawing P.S.Gill.
Geometrical Drawing Lakshmi Narayanan & M.C.Marhur
Engineering Graphics P.I.Varghese & K.C.John


Module 1
Materials: Cement – Types of Portland cement – grades of cement and its uses – Steel – types of steel for reinforcement bars – steel structural sections. Aggregates: sources, types & sizes – requirements of good aggregates. Mortar preparation – Concrete – grades of concrete as per IS Code – water cement ratio, workability, batching, mixing, compaction and curing.

Module 2
Timber – Varieties found in Kerala – effects, seasoning, decay preservation – specification for use in construction.
Bricks: varieties and strength – tests on bricks.
Roofing: Steel truss. A. C. and GI sheets roofing for industrial buildings – sketches only – reinforced concrete roofs. (Design details not required)
Module 3
Building Components: Foundation: Bearing capacity and settlement - definitions - Isolated footing - combined footing - rafts, piles and well foundation - machine foundation - special situations where those foundations are suitable. (Brief description only).
Superstructure: Walls - brick masonry - English bond - Flemish bond - Stone masonry-Random Rubble masonry.

Module 4
Surveying: Classifications - based on object of survey - based on instruments used. Chain Surveying: Instruments - field work - field book - procedure and booking. Compass Surveying: Prismatic compass – Basic principles - Bearing of survey lines & local attraction.
Leveling: field work - reduction of levels - Height of instrument method.

Module 5
Site plan preparation for buildings (Sketch only) – Kerala Municipal Building Rules – 1999-general provisions regarding site and building requirements – Exterior and interior open air spaces – coverage and floor area ratio – provisions of the size, height and ventilation of rooms (residential buildings) disposal of domestic waste water through septic tank and soak pit. Classification of roads and components of roads – basics of traffic engineering – Road marking – Traffic Islands, signaling – (brief description only)


Jha and Sinha, Construction and foundation Engineering, Khanna Publishers
Punmia B. C., Surveying Vol –I, Laxmi Publications
Rangwala, Building Materials, Charotar Book stall
K. Khanna & C. E. G. Justo, Highway Engineering, Khanna Publishers
Nevile, Properties of Concrete, Mc Graw Hill
Kerala Municipal Rules – 1999


Module 1
Thermodynamics: Basic concepts and definitions, Gas laws, specificheat – Universal gas constant – Isothermal, adiabatic and polytropic processes, work done and heat transferred: Carnot, Otto & Diesel Cycles – air standard efficientcy.

Module 2
I.C. Engines: Working of two stroke and four stroke engines – petrol and diesel engines – fuel systems, injector and carburetor – ignition system – lubrication and cooling systems.

Refrigeration and air-conditioning: methods of refrigeration – vapour compression and vapour absorption systems – block diagrams and general descriptions – winter and summer air conditioning systems – general description.

Module 3
Power transmission: Methods of transmission – belt, rope, chain and gear drives. Fields of application, calculation of length of belt – expression for ratio of belt tension. Velocity ratio and slip – simple problems – velocity ratio and choice of gear wheels – simple problems.

Module 4

Power plants: General layout of hydraulic, diesel, thermal and nuclear power plants, nonconventional energy sources, general description only.
Types of hydraulic turbines – selection of turbines depending upon head, discharge and specific speed – steam turbines – reaction and impulse turbines – compounding methods.

Module 5
Simple description of general purpose machines like lathe, shaping machines, drilling machine, milling machine and grinding machine.
Manufacturing process: moulding and casting, forging, rolling, welding – arc welding – gas welding (simple descriptions only)


Elements of Hear Engines R.C.Patel
Thermal Engineering P.L.Bellany
Elements of Mechanical Engineering S.Domkundwar
Power Plant Engineering Nagpal


Module 1
S I unit of Current, Voltage, Power and Energy, Ohm’s Law – Temperature Coefficient of Resistance – Kirchhoff’s Laws – Solution of Series-Parallel D.C. circuits – star Delta Transformation – Magnetic Circuits – Flux-Flux density – m m f – Magnetising Force – Reluctance –Permeability –Comparison of Electric and Magnetic Circuits-Force experienced by a current carrying conductor in Magnetic Field – Electromagnetic Induction – Farady’s Laws – Lenz’s Law – Statically Induced e m f – dynamically induced e.m.f. – Self and mutual Induction – Coefficient of coupling.

Module 2
Alternating Quantity – Generation of Sinusoidal Voltage – Frequency – R.M.S. and Average Value – Form Factor – Peak Factor – Phasor Representation – Phase and Phase Difference – Solution of Series R L C circuits – Power and p.f. – Operator ‘j’ – Admittance – solution of series and parallel R L C circuits.
Module 3
Resonance – Series and Parallel – Q factor – Selectivity and Bandwidth – Three phase system – Representation – Star and Delta Systems – Phase sequence – Balanced Delta connected System – Balanced Star Connected system – Phasor representations – Simple Problems.

Module 4

D.C. Machine – Principle of Operations of a D.C. generator – Constructional Details – e.m.f. equation – Types of Generators.
D.C. Motor – Principle of Operations – Back e.m.f. and its Significance – Necessity of Starters – Types of motors and Applications.
Transformer – Principle of Operations – e.m.f. equation – Ideal Transformer – Constructional Details – Losses and Efficiency – Use of Power, Distribution and Instrument Transformers.
Induction Motor – Principle of Operation of 3 phase Induction Motor – Cage and Slip ring – Slip – Applications – types of Single Phase Induction Motors – Applications.
Alternator – Principle of Operations – Types

Module 5
Requirements of Good Lighting System – Working Principle of Incandescent – Fluorescent and Mercury Vapour Lamps – Estimate the quantity of Materials required and Draw the wiring layout of (a) Residential Building with One or Two rooms. (b) Workshop with one Induction Motor.
Generation – Types of Generation – Hydroelectric, Thermal, Nuclear and Non Conventional – Transmission – Need for high Voltage Transmission – Transmission Voltages in Kerala – Distribution – Underground Versus Overhead – Feeder – Distributor – Service Mains – Conductor materials – One line Diagram of a typical Power System.


Electrical Technology H.Cotton
Electrical Technology Hughese
Electrical Circuits Edminister J.A.
Electrical Design, Estimating & Costing S.K.Bhattacharya, K.B.Raina
A Course in Electrical Power M.L.Soni & P.V.Gupta


Module 1
Basic circuit components

Passive components: Resistors - Types of resistors - Fixed Resistors - Variable resistors, resistor tolerance, colour coding, power rating of resistors.
Capacitors: Types of capacitors: Fixed capacitors, Mica, Paper, Ceramic and Electrolytic capacitors, Variable capacitors, voltage rating of capacitors.
Inductors: Fixed and Variable inductors.
Semiconductor Components: Definition of insulators, semiconductors and conductors types: Intrinsic and extrinsic, p and n type materials, pn junction, Classifications: Germanium, Silicon, Zener, LEDs (working principle only).
Transistors: npn, pnp, working principle.
Integrated circuits: Advantages, classification, Linear and Digital ICs.

Module 2
Basic electronic circuits

Diode circuits: Forward and reverse characteristics, Rectifiers: Half wave, full wave, Bridge circuits, DC Power supply: Capacitor filter, Zener regulator, eliminator circuit.
Transistor circuits: CB, CE, CC characteristics, concept of a and b, Amplifiers, common emitter RC coupled amplifier, Frequency response, Bandwidth.

Module 3
Basic communication engineering
Communication: Frequency bands: RF, VHF, UHF. Modulation – need for modulation, basic principles of amplitude, frequency, phase and pulse modulation.
Radio engineering: block schematic of AM radio receiver and transmitter - function of each block.
Television Engineering: Basic principles of TV – CRT - scanning - simplified block schematic of a monochrome TV receiver.
Wireless communication: mobile, microwave and satellite (basic principles and block schematic only).

Module 4
Basic instrumentation and Digital electronics

Electronic instrumentation: Transducers: Basic principles of Strain guage, LVDT, Thermistor, Photodiode, microphones, Loud speaker.
Measurements: Multimeter and X-Y recorder.
Digital electronics: number systems - binary, octal and hexadecimal - conversion - representation of negative numbers using 1’s compliment and 2’s compliment method. Logic gates – truth table.

Module 5
Basic Computer engineering

Digital computer: Block schematic, function of each block: CPU, Memory, I/O devices.
Memory: RAM, ROM, Magnetic Tape, Floppy Discs, Hard Discs and CD.
Programming: Machine language, Assembly language, High level language, System Software, Operating systems, Compilers and Assemblers.


Basic Electronics: Bernad Grob, Mc Graw Hill Publication
Electronic Devices: Floyd, Pearson Education
Electronic Devices & Circuits Theory: Boyelstad & Naschelsky, Prentice Hall.
Electronic Principles: Malvino, Mc Graw Hill Publication
Digital Principles: Malvino & Leach, Mc Graw Hill Publication
Integrated Electronics: Millman & Halkias, Mc Graw Hill Publication
Electronic Instrumentation: H.S Kalsi, Mc Graw Hill Publication
Systems Programming: J.J. Donavan, Mc Graw Hill Publication



Carpentry Planing – cutting – chiseling, marking – sawing – cross and tee joints – dovetail joints – Engineering Application, Seasoning, Preservation – Plywood and plyboards.

Fitting Practice in chipping – filing – cutting – male and female joints

Smithy Forging of square and hexagonal prisms, hexagonal bolt – Forging Principles, materials and different operations.

Foundry Preparation of Simple sand moulds – moulding sand characteristics, materials, gate, runner, riser, core, chaplets and casting defects. Demonstration & study of machine tool - lathe, drilling, boring, soltting shaping and milling machines, grinding, CNC and machining centers.


Masonry English bond – flemish bond –wall –junction – one brick – one and a half brick - two brick two and a half brick—Arch setting.

Plumbing Study of water supply and sanitary fittings—water supply pipe fitting –tap connections - sanitary fittings - urinal, wash basin—closet (European and Indian), manholes.

Surveying Study of surveying instruments – chain – compass – plane table – leveling – theodolite—minor instruments.


Wiring of one lamp and one plug, control of two lamps in series and in parallel.
Stair case Wiring.
Godown Wiring.
Hospital Wiring.
Wiring of fluorescent, C F L and mercury vapour lamp.
Wiring of Distribution Board including Power Plug using Isolator, M C B and E L C B.
Insulation megger – earth megger, measurement of Insulation resistance and earth resistance.
Identification of electronic components and soldering practice.
Soldering and testing of a H W and FW rectifier with capacitor filter in a P C B.
Soldering of typical I C circuit.

3 periods will be in Mechanical Engineering Workshop and 3 periods in Civil Engineering Workshop & Electrical Engineering Workshop alternately.

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