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GE2152 BASIC CIVIL & MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SYLLABUS - FOR CIRCUIT BRANCHES
(Common to branches under Electrical and I & C Faculty)
A – CIVIL ENGINEERING
UNIT I SURVEYING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS
Surveying: Objects – types – classification – principles – measurements of distances – angles – leveling – determination of areas – illustrative examples. Civil Engineering Materials: Bricks – stones – sand – cement – concrete – steel sections.
UNIT II BUILDING COMPONENTS AND STRUCTURES
Foundations: Types, Bearing capacity – Requirement of good foundations. Superstructure: Brick masonry – stone masonry – beams – columns – lintels – roofing – flooring – plastering – Mechanics – Internal and external forces – stress – strain – elasticity – Types of Bridges and Dams – Basics of Interior Design and Landscaping.
B – MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
UNIT III POWER PLANT ENGINEERING
Introduction, Classification of Power Plants – Working principle of steam, Gas, Diesel,Hydro-electric and Nuclear Power plants – Merits and Demerits – Pumps and turbines – working principle of Reciprocating pumps (single acting and double acting) – Centrifugal Pump.
UNIT IV I C ENGINES
Internal combustion engines as automobile power plant – Working principle of Petrol and Diesel Engines – Four stroke and two stroke cycles – Comparison of four stroke and two stroke engines – Boiler as a power plant.
UNIT V REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM
Terminology of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Principle of vapour compression and absorption system – Layout of typical domestic refrigerator – Window and Split type room Air conditioner.
REFERENCES: 1. Shanmugam G and Palanichamy M S, “Basic Civil and Mechanical Engineering”,Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co., New Delhi, (1996).
2. Ramamrutham. S, “Basic Civil Engineering”, Dhanpat Rai Publishing Co. (P) Ltd. (1999).
3. Seetharaman S. “Basic Civil Engineering”, Anuradha Agencies, (2005).
4. Venugopal K and Prahu Raja V, “Basic Mechanical Engineering”, Anuradha Publishers, Kumbakonam, (2000).
5. Shantha Kumar S R J., “Basic Mechanical Engineering”, Hi-tech Publications, Mayiladuthurai, (2000).