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ANNA UNIVERSITY CHENNAI :: CHENNAI 600 025
AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS
CURRICULUM – R 2008
B.E AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING
SEMESTER – VI
(Applicable to the students admitted from the Academic year 2008 – 2009 onwards)
CODE NO. COURSE TITLE L T P C
THEORY
MG2351 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
AU2351 Automotive Engine Components Design 3 1 0 4
AU2352 Automotive Chassis Components Design 3 1 0 4
AU2353 Two and Three Wheelers 3 0 0 3
ME2353 Finite Element Analysis 3 1 0 4
Elective I 3 0 0 3
PRACTICAL
AU2354 Computer Aided Engine Design Laboratory 0 0 3 2
AU2355 Computer Aided Chassis Design Laboratory 0 0 3 2
AU2356 Two and Three Wheelers Laboratory 0 0 3 2
TOTAL 18 3 9 27
SEMESTER – VII
(Applicable to the students admitted from the Academic year 2008 – 2009 onwards)
CODE NO. COURSE TITLE L T P C
THEORY
AU2401 Engine and Vehicle Management Systems 4 0 0 4
AU2402 Vehicle Dynamics 3 1 0 4
AU2403 Vehicle Maintenance 3 0 0 3
AU2404 Automotive Pollution and Control 3 0 0 3
Elective-II 3 0 0 3
Elective-III 3 0 0 3
PRACTICAL
AU2405
Vehicle Maintenance and Re-conditioning
Laboratory 0 0 3 2
ME2309 CAD and CAM Laboratory 0 0 3 2
TOTAL 19 1 6 24
SEMESTER – VIII
(Applicable to the students admitted from the Academic year 2008 – 2009 onwards)
Code No. Course Title L T P C
THEORY
AU2451 Vehicle Body Engineering 3 0 0 3
Elective-IV 3 0 0 3
Elective-V 3 0 0 3
PRATICAL
AU2452 Comprehension 0 0 2 1
AU2453 Project Work 0 0 12 6
TOTAL 9 0 14 16
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LIST OF ELECTIVES
ELECTIVES FOR VI SEMESTER
CODE NO. COURSE TITLE L T P C
THEORY
GE2021 Professional Ethics In Engineering 3 0 0 3
AU2021 Automotive Air-conditioning 3 0 0 3
AU2022 Alternate Fuels and Energy Systems 3 0 0 3
AU2023 Vibration , Noise and Harshness Control 3 0 0 3
AU2024 Advanced Theory of I.C. Engines 3 0 0 3
ME2021 Quality Control and Reliability Engineering 3 0 0 3
AU2037 Metrology and Instrumentation 3 0 0 3
ELECTIVES FOR VII SEMESTER
CODE NO. COURSE TITLE L T P C
THEORY
AU2026 Supercharging And Scavenging 3 0 0 3
AU2027 Automotive Aero-dynamics 3 0 0 3
ME2030 Composite Materials 3 0 0 3
ME 2029 Design of Jigs, Fixtures and Press Tools 3 0 0 3
AU2028 Computer Simulation of I.C. Engines 3 0 0 3
ME2028 Robotics 3 0 0 3
AU2029 New Generation and Hybrid Vehicles 3 0 0 3
AU2030 Off Road Vehicles 3 0 0 3
AU2031 Project and Material Management 3 0 0 3
AU2032 Engine Auxiliary Systems 3 0 0 3
ELECTIVES FOR VIII SEMESTER
CODE NO. COURSE TITLE L T P C
THEORY
MG2021 Marketing Management 3 0 0 3
ME2035 Entrepreneurship Development 3 0 0 3
AU2033 Automotive Safety 3 0 0 3
AU2034 Fuel Cell Technology 3 0 0 3
ME2038 Operations Research 3 0 0 3
AU2035 Transport Management 3 0 0 3
GE2022 Total Quality Management 3 0 0 3
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MG2351 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT L T P C
(Common to all Branches) 3 0 0 3
UNIT I OVERVIEW OF MANAGEMENT 9
Definition - Management - Role of managers - Evolution of Management thought -
Organization and the environmental factors – Trends and Challenges of
Management in Global Scenario.
UNIT II PLANNING 9
Nature and purpose of planning - Planning process - Types of plans – Objectives - -
Managing by objective (MBO) Strategies - Types of strategies - Policies - Decision
Making - Types of decision - Decision Making Process - Rational Decision Making
Process - Decision Making under different conditions.
UNIT III ORGANIZING 9
Nature and purpose of organizing - Organization structure - Formal and informal
groups I organization - Line and Staff authority - Departmentation - Span of control -
Centralization and Decentralization - Delegation of authority - Staffing - Selection and
Recruitment - Orientation - Career Development - Career stages – Training - -
Performance Appraisal.
UNIT IV DIRECTING 9
Creativity and Innovation - Motivation and Satisfaction - Motivation Theories -
Leadership Styles - Leadership theories - Communication - Barriers to effective
communication - Organization Culture - Elements and types of culture - Managing
cultural diversity.
UNIT V CONTROLLING 9
Process of controlling - Types of control - Budgetary and non-budgetary control
techniques - Managing Productivity - Cost Control - Purchase Control - Maintenance
Control - Quality Control - Planning operations.
TOTAL= 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Stephen P. Robbins and Mary Coulter, 'Management', Prentice Hall of India,
8th edition.
2. Charles W L Hill, Steven L McShane, 'Principles of Management', Mcgraw Hill
Education, Special Indian Edition, 2007.
REFERENCES:
1. Hellriegel, Slocum & Jackson, ' Management - A Competency Based Approach',
Thomson South Western, 10th edition, 2007.
2. Harold Koontz, Heinz Weihrich and Mark V Cannice, 'Management - A global
& Entrepreneurial Perspective', Tata Mcgraw Hill, 12th edition, 2007.
3. Andrew J. Dubrin, 'Essentials of Management', Thomson Southwestern, 7th
edition, 2007.
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AU 2351 AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE COMPONENTS DESIGN L T P C
3 1 0 4
OBJECTIVE
 To make the students understand the design concept and principles of
various engine components. These concepts and principles are familiarized
for design of components.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 12
Engineering materials - Introduction endurance limit, notch sensitivity. Tolerances,
types of tolerances and fits, design considerations for interference fits, surface finish,
surface roughness, Rankine’s formula - Tetmajer’s formula - Johnson formuladesign
of push- rods.
UNIT II DESIGN OF CYLINDER, PISTON AND CONNECTING ROD 12
Choice of material for cylinder and piston, design of cylinder, piston, piston pin,
piston rings, piston failures, lubrication of piston assembly. Material for connecting
rod, determining minimum length of connecting rod, small end design, shank design,
design of big end cap bolts.
UNIT III DESIGN OF CRANKSHAFT 12
Balancing of I.C. engines, significance of firing order. Material for crankshaft, design
of crankshaft under bending and twisting, balancing weight calculations,
development of short and long crankarms. Front and rear-end details.
UNIT IV DESIGN OF FLYWHEELS 12
Determination of the mass of a flywheel for a given co- efficient of speed fluctuation.
Engine flywheel - stresses on the rim of the flywheels. Design of hubs and arms of
the flywheel, turning moment diagram.
UNIT V DESIGN OF VALVES AND VALVE TRAIN 12
Design aspects of intake & exhaust manifolds, inlet & exhaust valves, valve springs,
tappets and valve train. Design of cam & camshaft. Design of rocker arm. Cam
profile generation.
LECTURES : 45 TUTORIALS : 15 TOTAL : 60 PERIODS
Note: (Use of P S G Design Data Book is permitted in the University examination)
TEXT BOOKS
1. Khurmi. R.S. & Gupta. J.K., A textbook of Machine Design, Eurasia Publishing
House (Pvt) Ltd, 2001.
2. Giri.N.K, Automobile Mechanics, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 2007.
REFERENCE
1. Jain.R.K, “Machine Design”, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 2005.
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AU2352 AUTOMOTIVE CHASSIS COMPONENTS DESIGN L T P C
3 1 0 4
OBJECTIVE
 At the end of the course the student will be able to understand the
fundamental principles involved in design of components of automotive
chassis, the complete design exercise and arrive at important dimensions of
chassis components.
UNIT I VEHICLE FRAME AND SUSPENSION 12
Study of loads-moments and stresses on frame members. Design Of frame for
passenger and commercial vehicle - Design of leaf Springs-Coil springs and torsion
bar springs.
UNIT II FRONT AXLE AND STEERING SYSTEMS 12
Analysis of loads-moments and stresses at different sections of front axle.
Determination of bearing loads at Kingpin bearings. Wheel spindle bearings. Choice
of Bearings. Determination of optimum dimensions and proportions for steering
linkages, ensuring minimum error in steering. Design of front axle beam.
UNIT III CLUTCH 12
Design of single plate clutch, multiplate clutch and cone clutch. Torque capacity of
clutch. Design of clutch components, Design details of roller and sprag type of
clutches.
UNIT IV GEAR BOX 12
Gear train calculations, layout of gearboxes. Calculation of bearing loads and
selection of bearings. Design of three speed and four speed gearboxes.
UNIT V DRIVE LINE AND REAR AXLE 12
Design of propeller shaft. Design details of final drive gearing. Design details of full
floating, semi-floating and three quarter floating rear shafts and rear axle housings
and design aspects of final drive.
LECTURES : 45 TUTORIALS : 15 TOTAL : 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Giri, N.K., Automobile Mechanics, Khanna publishers, New Delhi, 2007.
2. Khurmi. R.S. & Gupta. J.K., A textbook of Machine Design, Eurasia Publishing
House (Pvt) Ltd, 2001.
REFERENCES
1. Heldt, P.M., Automotive Chassis, Chilton Book Co., 1992.
2. Dean Averns, Automobile Chassis Design, Illife Book Co., 2001.
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AU2353 TWO AND THREE WHEELERS L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 The aim of this course is to make the students to know and understand the
constructional details operating characteristics and vehicle design aspects
UNIT I POWER UNIT 9
Two stroke SI engine, four stroke SI engine; merits and demerits. Symmetrical and
unsymmetrical port timing diagrams. Types of scavenging processes; merits and
demerits, scavenging pumps. Rotary valve engine. Fuel system. Lubrication system.
Magneto coil and battery coil spark ignition system, electronic ignition system.
Starting system; Kick starter system.
UNIT II CHASSIS AND SUB-SYSTEMS 9
Mainframe and its types. Chassis and shaft drive, Single, multiple plates and
centrifugal clutches. Gear box and gear controls. Front and rear suspension
systems. Shock absorbers. Panel meters and controls on handle bar.
UNIT III BRAKES, WHEELS AND TYRES 9
Drum brakes, disc brakes, front and rear brake links, layouts. Spoked wheel, cast
wheel, disc wheel, disc types. Tyres and tubes.
UNIT IV TWO WHEELERS 9
Case study of major Indian models of motorcycles, scooters and mopeds. TVS
mopeds and motorcycles, HeroHonda motorcycles, Bajaji scooters and motorcycles,
Yamaha, Enfield motorcycles. Servicing and maintenance.
UNIT V THREE WHEELERS 9
Case study of Indian models. Auto rickshaws, pickup van, delivery van and trailer.
Maintenance:& Fault tracing.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Irving.P.E. - Motor Cycle Engineering - Temple Press Book, London – 1992.
2. The Cycle Motor Manual - Temple Press Limited, London - 1990
REFERENCES
1. Encyclopedia of Motorcycling - 20 volume Marshall, Cavensih, UK - 1989
2. Brayant R.V,Vespa - Maintenance and Repair Series – S.Chand & Co., New
Delhi - 1986.
3. Raymond Broad Lambretta - A Practical Guide to maintenance and repair –
S.Chand & Co., New Delhi - 1987.
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ME 2353 FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS L T P C
3 1 0 4
INTRODUCTION (Not for examination) 5
Solution to engineering problems – mathematical modeling – discrete and continuum
modeling – need for numerical methods of solution – relevance and scope of finite
element methods – engineering applications of FEA
UNIT I FINITE ELEMENT FORMULATION OF BOUNDARY VALUE
PROBLEMS 5 + 3
Weighted residual methods –general weighted residual statement – weak
formulation of the weighted residual statement –comparisons – piecewise continuous
trial functions- example of a bar finite element –functional and differential forms –
principle of stationary total potential – Rayleigh Ritz method – piecewise continuous
trial functions – finite element method – application to bar element
UNIT II ONE DIMENSIONAL FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS 8 + 4
General form of total potential for 1-D applications – generic form of finite element
equations – linear bar element – quadratic element –nodal approximation –
development of shape functions – element matrices and vectors – example problems
– extension to plane truss– development of element equations – assembly – element
connectivity – global equations – solution methods –beam element – nodal
approximation – shape functions – element matrices and vectors – assembly –
solution – example problems
UNIT III TWO DIMENSIONAL FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS 10 + 4
Introduction – approximation of geometry and field variable – 3 noded triangular
elements – four noded rectangular elements – higher order elements – generalized
coordinates approach to nodal approximations – difficulties – natural coordinates and
coordinate transformations – triangular and quadrilateral elements – iso-parametric
elements – structural mechanics applications in 2-dimensions – elasticity equations –
stress strain relations – plane problems of elasticity – element equations – assembly
– need for quadrature formule – transformations to natural coordinates – Gaussian
quadrature – example problems in plane stress, plane strain and axisymmetric
applications
UNIT IV DYNAMIC ANALYSIS USING FINITE ELEMENT METHOD 8 + 4
Introduction – vibrational problems – equations of motion based on weak form –
longitudinal vibration of bars – transverse vibration of beams – consistent mass
matrices – element equations –solution of eigenvalue problems – vector iteration
methods – normal modes – transient vibrations – modeling of damping – mode
superposition technique – direct integration methods
UNIT V APPLICATIONS IN HEAT TRANSFER & FLUID MECHANICS 6 + 3
One dimensional heat transfer element – application to one-dimensional heat
transfer problems- scalar variable problems in 2-Dimensions – Applications to heat
transfer in 2-Dimension – Application to problems in fluid mechanics in 2-D
LECTURES : 45 TUTORIALS : 15 TOTAL : 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. P.Seshu, “Text Book of Finite Element Analysis”, Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. Ltd.,
New Delhi, 2007. ISBN-978-203-2315-5.
2. J.N.Reddy, “An Introduction to the Finite Element Method”, McGraw-Hill
International Editions(Engineering Mechanics Series), 1993.ISBN-0-07-051355-4
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REFERENCES
1. Chandrupatla & Belagundu, “Introduction to Finite Elements in Engineering”, 3rd
Edition, Prentice-Hall of India, Eastern Economy Editions. ISBN-978-81-203-
2106-9
2. David V.Hutton,”Fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis”, Tata McGraw-Hill
Edition 2005. ISBN-0-07-239536-2
3. Cook,Robert.D., Plesha,Michael.E & Witt,Robert.J. “Concepts and Applications
of Finite Element Analysis”,Wiley Student Edition, 2004. ISBN-10 81-265-1336-5
AU2354 COMPUTER AIDED ENGINE DESIGN LAB L T P C
0 0 3 2
LIST OF EXPERIMENTS
1. Design and drawing of piston
Piston pin and piston rings and drawing of these components.
2. Design of connecting rod small end and big end, shank design, design of big
end cap, bolts and drawing of the connecting rod assembly.
3. Design of crankshaft, balancing weight calculations.
4. Development of short and long crank arms, front end and rear end details,
drawing of the crankshaft assembly.
5. Design and drawing of flywheel.
6. Ring gear design, drawing of the flywheel including the development of ring
gear teeth.
7. Design and drawing of the inlet and exhaust valves.
8. Design of cam and camshaft, cam profile generation, drawing of cam and
camshaft.
9. Design of combustion chamber.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
LIST OF EQUIPMENTS
(For a batch of 30 students)
1. Computer nodes - 15 Nos.
2. Software like AutoCAD or Pro-E - 15 licenses
AU 2355 COMPUTER AIDED CHASSIS DESIGN LAB L T P C
0 0 3 2
LIST OF EXPERIMENTS
CLUTCH
1. Complete design of clutch components.
2. Assembly drawing of clutch using drafting software.
GEAR BOX
3. Gear train calculations.
4. Layout of gear box.
5. Calculation of bearing loads
6. Selection of bearings.
7. Assembly drawing of gear box using drafting software.
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DRIVE LINE AND REAR AXLE
8. Design of propeller shaft.
9. Design details of final drive gearing.
10. Design details of full floating, semi-floating and three quarter floating rear
shafts and rear axle housings
11. Design aspects of final drive.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
LIST OF EQUIPMENTS
(for a batch of 30 students )
1. Computer nodes - 15 Nos.
2. Software like AutoCAD or Pro-E - 15 licenses
AU2356 TWO AND THREE WHEELERS LAB L T P C
0 0 3 2
LIST OF EXPERIMENTS
1. Performance test of a two wheeler using chassis dynamometer.
2. Performance test on shock absorber
3. Performance test on coil spring.
4. Two wheeler chain test
5. Brake and Clutch adjustment as per specification.
6. Dismantling and assembling of two wheeler gear box and finding gear ratios
7. Dismantling and assembling of three wheeler box and finding gear ratios
8. Three wheeler brake and clutch play adjustment
9. Dismantling and assembling of three wheeler steering system.
10. Study of three wheeler chassis frame and power transmission system.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
LIST OF EQUIPMENTS
(for a batch of 30 students)
1. Two wheeler chassis dynamometer - 1 No.
2. Coil spring test rig - 1 No.
3. Chain tension test rig - 1No.
4. Shock absorber test rig - 1 No.
5. Two-wheeler gearbox - 2 Nos.
6. Two-wheeler clutch - 2 Nos.
7. Three-wheeler brake assembly - 2 Nos.
8. Three-wheeler steering assembly - 2 Nos.
9. Three-wheeler gear box - 2 Nos.
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AU 2401 ENGINE AND VEHICLE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM L T P C
4 0 0 4
OBJECTIVE
To explain the principle of engines and vehicle electronic management system and
different sensors used in the systems.
UNIT I FUNDAMENTALS OF AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS 10
Microprocessor architecture, open and closed loop control strategies, PID control,
Look up tables, introduction to modern control strategies like Fuzzy logic and
adaptive control. Parameters to be controlled in SI and CI enignes and in the other
parts of the automobile.
UNIT II SENSORS 12
Inductive, Hall effect, hot wire, thermistor, piezo electric, piezoresistive, based
sensors. Throttle position, air mass flow, crank shaft position, cam position, engine
and wheel speed, steering position, tire pressure, brake pressure, steering torque,
fuel level, crash, exhaust oxygen level (two step and linear lambda), knock, engine
temperature, manifold temperature and pressure sensors.
UNIT III SI ENGINE MANAGEMENT 13
Three way catalytic converter, conversion effciency versus lambda. Layout and
working of SI engine management systems like Bosch L-Jetronic and LH-Jetronic.
Group and sequential injection techniques. Working of the fuel system components.
Cold start and warm up phases, idle speed control, acceleration and full load
enrichment, deceleration fuel cutoff. Fuel control maps, open loop control of fuel
injection and closed loop lambda control. Electronic ignition systems and spark
timing control. Closed loop control of knock.
UNIT IV CI ENGINE MANAGEMENT 13
Fuel injection system parameters affecting combustion, noise and emissions in CI
engines. Pilot, main, advanced post injection and retarded post injection.
Electronically controlled Unit Injection system. Layout of the common rail fuel
injection system. Working of components like fuel injector, fuel pump, rail pressure
limiter, flow limiter, EGR valves,
UNIT V VEHICLE MANAAGEMENT SYSTEMS 12
ABS system, its need, layout and working. Electronic control of suspension –
Damping control, Electric power steering, Supplementary Restraint System of air bag
system – crash sensor, seat belt tightening. Cruise control. Vehicle security systemsalarms,
vehicle tracking system. On board diagnostics. Collision avoidance Radar
warning system.
TOTAL : 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Understanding Automotive Electronics William B Ribbens, SAE 1998.
2. Automobile Electronics by Eric Chowanietz SAE.
REFERENCES
1. Diesel Engine Management by Robert Bosch, SAE Publications.
2. Gasoline Engine Management by Robert Bosch, SAE Publications.
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AU2402 VEHICLE DYNAMICS L T P C
3 1 0 4
OBJECTIVE
 When the vehicle is at dynamic condition more vibration will be produced. It is
essential to study about vibrations and how to reduce the vibration under
different loads, speed and road conditions in order to improve the comfort for
the passengers and life of the various components of the vehicle. In this
subject these aspects have been given.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 9
Fundamentals of vibration, single degree of freedom, two degree of freedom,
multidegree freedom, free, forced and damped vibrations, modeling and simulation
studies, model of an automobile, magnification factor, transmissibility, vibration
absorber.
UNIT II STABILITY OF VEHICLES 9
Load distribution, calculation of acceleration, tractive effort and reactions for different
drives, stability of a vehicle on a curved track, slope and a banked road,.
UNIT III MULTI DEGREE FREEDOM SYSTEMS 9
Closed and far coupled system, eigen value problems, orthogonality of mode
shapes, modal analysis, forced vibration by matrix inversion.
UNIT IV SUSPENSION, TYRES AND VEHICLE HANDLING 9
Requirements, sprung mass frequency, wheel hop, wheel wobble, wheel shimmy,
choice of suspension spring rate, calculation of effective spring rate, vehicle
suspension in fore and aft, roll axis and vehicle under the action of side forces, tyre,
dynamics, ride characteristics power consumed by a tyre. Oversteer, under steer,
steady state cornering, effect of braking, driving torques on steering, effect of
camber, transient effects in cornering.
UNIT V NUMERICAL METHODS 9
Approximate methods for determining fundamental frequency, Dunkerleys lower
bound, Rayleighs upper bound, Holzer method for closed coupled system and
branched systems.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Rao J.S and Gupta. K “Theory and Practice of Mechanical Vibrations”, Wiley
Eastern Ltd., 2002.
2. Giri N.K – Automotive Mechanics, Khanna Publishers, 2007.
REFERENCES
1. Ham B, Pacejka - Tyre and Vehicle Dynamics - SAE Publication - 2002.
2. Ellis.J.R - “Vehicle Dynamics”- Business Books Ltd., London- 1991
3. Gillespie T.D, “Fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics”, SAE USA 1992.
4. Giles.J.G.Steering - “Suspension and Tyres”, Illiffe Books Ltd., London- 1998
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AU2403 VEHICLE MAINTENANCE L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 At the end of the course, the students will be able to have a complete
knowledge of the vehicle maintenance procedures and acquire skills in
handling situations where the vehicle is likely to fail.
UNIT I MAINTENANCE OF RECORDS AND SCHEDULES 10
Requirements and importance of maintenance, types of maintenance, preparation of
check lists, Inspection schedule, maintenance of records, log sheets and other
forms, safety precautions in maintenance. Motor vehicle acts, insurance etc and
traffic rules, motor vehicle driving rules and regulation.
UNIT II ENGINE MAINTENANCE – REPAIR AND OVERHAULING 9
Dismantling of engine components and cleaning, cleaning methods, visual and
dimensional inspections, minor and major reconditioning of various components,
reconditioning methods, engine assembly, special tools used for maintenance
overhauling, engine tune up, including modern engines.
UNIT III CHASSIS MAINTENANCE - REPAIR AND OVERHAULING 10
Mechanical and automobile clutch, fluid flywheel, torque converter, automatic
transmission and gear box, servicing and maintenance. Maintenance servicing of
propeller shaft and differential system. Maintenance servicing of suspension
systems. Brake systems, types and servicing techniques. Steering systems,
overhauling and maintenance. Wheel alignment, computerized alignment and wheel
balancing.
UNIT IV ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEM MAINTENANCE –
SERVICING AND REPAIRS 8
Testing methods for checking electrical and electronic components, checking battery,
starter motor, charging systems, DC generator and alternator, ignitions system,
lighting systems. Fault diagnosis and maintenance of modern electronic controls,
checking and servicing of dash board instruments.
UNIT V MAINTENANCE OF FUEL SYSTEM, COOLING SYSTEMS,
LUBRICATION SYSTEM AND VECHICLE BODY 8
Servicing and maintenance of fuel system of different types of vehicles, calibration
and tuning of engine for optimum fuel supply. Cooling systems, water pump,radiator,
thermostat, anticorrosion and antifreeze additives. Lubrication maintenance,
lubricating oil changing, greasing of parts. Vehicle body maintenance, minor and
major repairs. Door locks and window glass actuating system maintenance.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. John Doke “Fleet Management”, McGraw-Hill Co. 1984.
2. Automotive Mechanics W.H. crouse
REFERENCES
1. James D Halderman - Advanced Engine Performance Diagnosis–PHI 1998.
2. Service Manuals from Different Vehicle Manufacturers.
3. Automobile Engineering by Kribal Singh
4. Bosch Hand Book – 3rd Edition SAE 1993.
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AU2404 AUTOMOTIVE POLLUTION AND CONTROL L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 To make the students to realize the impact of automobile emissions on the
environment and expose student to factors affecting the formation and control
of automobile pollutants.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 8
Vehicle population assessment in metropolitan cities and contribution to pollution,
effects on human health and environment, global warming, types of emission,
transient operational effects on pollution, noise vibration and harshness (NVH).
UNIT II POLLUTANT FORMATION IN ENGINES 12
Pollutant formation in Engines, mechanism of HC and CO formation in four stroke
and two stroke engines, NOx formation in engines, smoke and particulate emissions
in CI engines, effects of design and operating variables on emission formation,
control of evaporative emission. Two stroke engine pollution.
UNIT III CONTROL OF EMISSIONS FROM ENGINES 9
Design strategies to control emission from engines, optimum selection of operating
variables for control of emissions, EGR, Thermal reactors, secondary air injection,
catalytic converters, catalysts, fuel modifications, fuel cells, Two stroke engine
pollution control.
UNIT IV NOISE POLLUTION FROM AUTOMOBILES 8
Noise, Vibration And Harshness, Sources of Noise, Measurement of Noise -Engine
Combustion Noise, Inlet And Exhaust Noise, Traffic Noise, Vehicle Body Noise -
control of noise, control devices and noise proof materials.
UNIT V MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES EMISSION STANDARDS AND
TEST PROCEDURE 8
NDIR,FID, Chemiluminescent analyzers, Gas Chromatograph, smoke meters,
emission standards, driving cycles – USA, Japan, Euro and India. Test procedures –
ECE, FTP Tests. SHED Test – chassis dynamometers, dilution tunnels.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Paul Degobert – Automobiles and Pollution – SAE International ISBN-1-56091-
563-3, 1991.
2. Ganesan, V- “Internal Combustion Engines”- Tata McGraw-Hill Co.- 2003.
3. Beranek.L.L. “ Noise Reduction”, McGraw Hill Book co., Inc, New York, 1993.
REFERENCES
1. SAE Transactions- “Vehicle Emission”- 1982 (3 volumes).
2. Obert.E.F.- “Internal Combustion Engines”- 1988
3. Marco Nute- “ Emissions from two stroke engines, SAE Publication – 1998.
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AU2405 VEHICLE MAINTENANCE AND RECONDITIONING LAB L T P C
3 0 0 3
LIST OF EXPERIMENTS
1. Study and layout of an automobile repair, service and maintenance shop.
2. Study and preparation of different statements/records required for the repair
and maintenance works.
3. Cylinder reboring – checking the cylinder bore, Setting the tool and reboring.
4. Valve grinding, valve lapping - Setting the valve angle, grinding and lapping
and checking for valve leakage
5. Calibration of fuel injection pump
6. Minor and major tune up of gasoline and diesel engines.
7. Study and checking of wheel alignment - testing of camber, caster.
8. Testing kingpin inclination, toe-in and toe-out
9. Brake adjustment and Brake bleeding.
10. Simple tinkering, soldering works of body panels, study of door lock and
window glass rising mechanisms.
11. Battery testing and maintenance.
12. Practice the following:
1. Adjustment of pedal play in clutch, brake, hand brake lever and steering
wheel play
2. Air bleeding from hydraulic brakes, air bleeding of diesel fuel system
3. Wheel bearings tightening and adjustment
4. Adjustment of head lights beam
5. Removal and fitting of tyre and tube
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
LIST OF EQUIPMENTS
(for a batch of 30 students)
1. Engine Analyzer - 1 No.
2. Cylinder compression pressure gauge - 1 No.
3. Vacuum gauge - 1 No.
4. Spark plug cleaner and tester - 1 No.
5. Cam angle and rpm tester - 1 No.
6. Tachometer - 1 No.
7. Wheel alignment apparatus - 1 No.
8. Gas welding equipment - 1 No.
9. Tyre remover - 1 No.
10. Bearing puller - 1 No.
11. Head light alignment gauge - 1 No.
12. Service manuals of petrol, diesel engines - 1 No: each
13. Cylinder reboring machine - 1No.
14. Valve grinding machine - 1 No.
15. Valve lapping machine - 1 No.
16. Fuel injection calibration test bench with nozzle tester - 1 No.
17. HRD tester, Clamp on meter, Hydrometer -1 No: each
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ME2309 CAD/CAM LAB L T P C
0 0 3 2
OBJECTIVES
1. To be able to understand and handle design problems in a systematic manner.
2. To gain practical experience in handling 2D drafting and 3D modeling software
systems.
3. To be able to apply CAD in real life applications.
4. To understand the concepts G and M codes and manual part programming.
5. To expose students to modern control systems (Fanuc, Siemens etc)
6. To know the application of various CNC machines
7. To expose students to modern CNC application machines EDM, EDM wire cut
and Rapid Prototyping
3D Geometric Modeling
Creation of 3D Models - Wire Frame, Surface, Solid modeling Techniques Using
CAD Packages – CSG, B-Rep Approaches in Solid Modeling - Feature Based
Modeling Technique – Assembly – Detailing - Exposure to Industrial Components –
Application of GD&T
STL File Generation – Reverse Engineering
Manual CNC Part Programming
Manual CNC Part Programming Using Standard G and M Codes - Tool Path
Simulation – Exposure to Various Standard Control Systems- Machining simple
components by Using CNC machines.
Computer Aided Part Programming
CL Data Generation by Using CAM Software– Post Process Generation for Different
Control System – Machining of Computer Generated Part Program by Using
Machining Center and Turning Center.
Study of Experiments
Multi-axial Machining in CNC Machining Center –EDM – EDM Wire Cut - Rapid
Prototyping
LIST OF EQUIPMENTS
(for a batch of 30 students)
I . HARDWARES
1. Computer server 1 No.
2. Computer nodes or systems (Pentium IV with 256MB Ram)
networked to the server 15 Nos.
3. A3 size plotter 2 Nos.
4. Laser Printer 2 Nos.
5. Trainer CNC lathe 2 Nos.
6. Trainer CNC milling 2 Nos.
II. SOFTWARES
1. CAD/CAM Software 15 licenses
(Pro –E or IDEAS or Unigraphics or CATIA)
2. CAM Software 15 licenses
(CNC programming and tool path simulation for FANUC,
Sinumeric and Heiden controller)
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AU 2451 VEHICLE BODY ENGINEERING L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
At the end of the course, the students will be able to have a sound knowledge for the
design of the vehicles body to give maximum comfort for the passengers and
exposed to the methods of stream lining the vehicles bodt to minimize drug.
UNIT I CAR BODY DETAILS 10
Types Saloon, convertibles, Limousine, Estate Van, racing and sports car – Visibility:
regulations, driver’s visibility, tests for visibility – Methods of improving visibility and
space in cars – Safety: safety design, safety equipments for car. Car body
construction.
UNIT II VEHICLE AERODYNAMICS 9
Objectives, Vehicle drug and types; various types of forces and moments, effects of
forces and moments, side wind effects on forces and moments. Various body
optimization techniques for minimum drug, wind tunnel testing; flow visualization
techniques, scale model testing, component balance to measure forces and
moments.
UNIT III BUS BODY DETAILS 9
Types: Mini bus, single decker, double decker, two level, split level and articulated
bus – Bus body lay out – Constructional details: Types of metal sections used –
Regulations – Conventional and integral type construction.
UNIT IV COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DETAILS 8
Different types of commercial vehicle bodies – Light commercial vehicle body types –
Construction details of flat platform body, Tipper body & Tanker body – Dimensions
of driver’s seat in relation to controls – Drivers cab design.
UNIT V BODY MATERIALS, TRIM AND MECHANISMS 9
Steel sheet, timber, plastics, GRP, properties of materials – Corrosion –
Anticorrosion methods – Selection of paint – Modern painting process in details –
Body trim items – Body mechanisms.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Powloski,J., Vehicle Body Engineering, Business Books Ltd., 1989.
2. John Fenton, Vehicle Body layout and analysis, Mechanical Engg. Publication
Ltd., London, 1982.
REFERENCES
1. Giles,G.J., Body construction and design, Illiffe Books Butterworth & Co., 1971.
2. Braithwaite,J.B., Vehicle Body building and drawing, Heinemann Educational
Books Ltd., London, 1977.
3. Dieler Anselm., The passenger car body, SAE International, 2000
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AU 2452 COMPREHENSION L T P C
(Common to all branches) 0 0 2 1
OBJECTIVE
The objective of comprehension is to provide opportunity for the student to apply the
knowledge acquired during the earlier semesters to real life problems which he/she
may have to face in future as an engineer. While learning as how to solve the real
life problems, student will receive guidance from the faculty and also review various
courses learnt earlier.
AU 2453 PROJECT WORK L T P C
(Common to all Branches) 0 0 12 6
OBJECTIVES
 The objective of the project work is to enable the students in convenient groups
of not more than 4 members on a project involving theoretical and experimental
studies related to the branch of study. Every project work shall have a guide who
is the member of the faculty of the institution. Six periods per week shall be
allotted in the time table and this time shall be utilized by the students to receive
the directions from the guide, on library reading, laboratory work, computer
analysis or field work as assigned by the guide and also to present in periodical
seminars on the progress made in the project.
 Each student shall finally produce a comprehensive report covering back round
information, literature survey, problem statement, project work details and
conclusion. This final report shall be typewritten form as specified in the
guidelines.
 The continuous assessment shall be made as prescribed by the Anna University
regulations
GE2021 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS IN ENGINEERING L T P C
3 0 0 3
UNIT I ENGINEERING ETHICS 9
Senses of ‘Engineering Ethics’ – Variety of moral issues – Types of inquiry – Moral
dilemmas – Moral Autonomy – Kohlberg’s theory – Gilligan’s theory – Consensus
and Controversy – Professions and Professionalism – Professional Ideals and
Virtues – Uses of Ethical Theories
UNIT II ENGINEERING AS SOCIAL EXPERIMENTATION 9
Engineering as Experimentation – Engineers as responsible Experimenters –
Research Ethics - Codes of Ethics – Industrial Standards - A Balanced Outlook on
Law – The Challenger Case Study
UNIT III ENGINEER’S RESPONSIBILITY FOR SAFETY 9
Safety and Risk – Assessment of Safety and Risk – Risk Benefit Analysis –
Reducing Risk – The Government Regulator’s Approach to Risk - Chernobyl Case
Studies and Bhopal
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UNIT IV RESPONSIBILITIES AND RIGHTS 9
Collegiality and Loyalty – Respect for Authority – Collective Bargaining –
Confidentiality – Conflicts of Interest – Occupational Crime – Professional Rights –
Employee Rights – Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) - Discrimination
UNIT V GLOBAL ISSUES 9
Multinational Corporations – Business Ethics - Environmental Ethics – Computer
Ethics - Role in Technological Development – Weapons Development – Engineers
as Managers – Consulting Engineers – Engineers as Expert Witnesses and Advisors
– Honesty – Moral Leadership – Sample Code of Conduct
TOTAL :45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Mike Martin and Roland Schinzinger, “Ethics in Engineering”, McGraw Hill, New
York (2005).
2. Charles E Harris, Michael S Pritchard and Michael J Rabins, “Engineering Ethics
– Concepts and Cases”, Thompson Learning, (2000).
REFERENCES
1. Charles D Fleddermann, “Engineering Ethics”, Prentice Hall, New Mexico,
(1999).
2. John R Boatright, “Ethics and the Conduct of Business”, Pearson Education,
(2003)
3. Edmund G Seebauer and Robert L Barry, “Fundamentals of Ethics for Scientists
and Engineers”, Oxford University Press, (2001)
4. Prof. (Col) P S Bajaj and Dr. Raj Agrawal, “Business Ethics – An Indian
Perspective”, Biztantra, New Delhi, (2004)
5. David Ermann and Michele S Shauf, “Computers, Ethics and Society”, Oxford
University Press, (2003)
AU 2021 AUTOMOTIVE AIR-CONDITIONING L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 At the end of the course, the students will be able to understand the
components of the automotive air-conditioning and their functions and the
latest developments in this field.
UNIT I AIRCONDITIONING FUNDAMENTALS 9
Basic air conditioning system - location of air conditioning components in a car,
schematic layout of a refrigeration system, compressor components, condenser and
high pressure service ports, thermostatic expansion valve, expansion valve
calibration, controlling evaporator temperature, evaporator pressure regulator,
evaporator temperature regulator.
UNIT II AIR CONDITIONER – HEATING SYSTEM 9
Automotive heaters, manually controlled air conditioner, heater system, automatically
controlled air conditioner and heater systems, automatic temperature control, air
conditioning protection, engine protection.
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UNIT III REFRIGERANT 9
Containers handling refrigerants, tapping into the refrigerant container, refrigeration
system diagnosis, diagnostic procedure, ambient conditions affecting system
pressures.
UNIT IV AIR ROUTING AND TEMPERATURE CONTROL 9
Objectives, evaporator airflow through the recirculating unit, automatic temperature
control, duct system, controlling flow, vacuum reserve, testing the air control and
handling systems.
UNIT V AIR CONDITIONING SERVICE 9
Air conditioner maintenance and service, servicing heater system removing and
replacing components, trouble shooting of air controlling system, compressor
service.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. William H. Crouse and Donald I. Anglin - “Automotive Air conditioning” - McGraw
Hill Inc. - 1990.
2. Boyce H.DWiggins - ”Automotive Air Conditioning” - Delmar – 2002
REFERENCES
1. Mitchell information Services, Inc - “Mitchell Automatic Heating and Air
Conditioning Systems” - Prentice Hall Ind. - 1989.
2. Paul Weiser - “Automotive Air Conditioning” - Reston Publishing Co., Inc., - 1990.
3. MacDonald, K.I., - “Automotive Air Conditioning” - Theodore Audel series - 1978
4. Goings.L.F. – “Automotive Air Conditioning” - American Technical services -
1974.
AU 2022 ALTERNATE FUELS AND ENERGY SYSTEMS L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 At the end of the course, the student will be able to acquire knowledge of
alternate fuels and the changes in the engine design for handling them and
understand various energy systems for use in the automobiles.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 9
Need for alternate fuel, availability and properties of alternate fuels, general use of
alcohols, LPG, hydrogen, ammonia, CNG and LNG, vegetable oils and biogas,
merits and demerits of various alternate fuels, introduction to alternate energy
sources. Like EV, hybrid, fuel cell and solar cars.
UNIT II ALCOHOLS 9
Properties as engine fuel, alcohols and gasoline blends, performance in SI engine,
methanol and gasoline blends, combustion characteristics in CI engines, emission
characteristics, DME, DEE properties performance analysis, performance in SI & CI
Engines.
UNIT III NATURAL GAS, LPG, HYDROGEN AND BIOGAS 9
Availability of CNG, properties, modification required to use in engines, performance
and emission characteristics of CNG using LPG in SI & CI engines, performance and
emission of LPG. Hydrogen; storage and handling, performance and safety aspects.
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UNIT IV VEGETABLE OILS 9
Various vegetable oils for engines, esterification, performance in engines,
performance and emission characteristics, bio diesel and its characteristics
UNIT V ELECTRIC, HYBRID, FUEL CELL AND SOLAR CARS 9
Layout of an electric vehicle, advantage and limitations, specifications, system
components, electronic control system, high energy and power density batteries,
hybrid vehicle, fuel cell vehicles, solar powered vehicles.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOK
1. Richard.L.Bechfold – Alternative Fuels Guide Book - SAE International
Warrendale - 1997.
2. Maheswar Dayal - “Energy today & tomorrow“ - I & B Horishr India - 1982.
REFERENCES
1. Nagpal - “Power Plant Engineering” - Khanna Publishers - 1991.
2. “Alcohols as motor fuels progress in technology” - Series No.19 - SAE
Publication USE - 1980.
3. SAE paper nos. 840367, 841333, 841334, 841156, Transactions, SAE, USA.
AU 2023 VIBRATION, NOISE AND HARSHNESS CONTROL L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 The students will be able to understand the sources of vibration, noise and
harshness in automobiles and make design modifications to reduce them and
improve the life of the components and the comfort of the passengers
UNIT I BASICS OF VIBRATION 10
Introduction, classification of vibration: free and forced vibration, undamped and
damped vibration, linear and non linear vibration, response of damped and
undamped systems under harmonic force, analysis of single degree and two degree
of freedom systems, torsional vibration, determination of natural frequencies.
UNIT II VIBRATION CONTROL TECHNIQUES 10
Vibration isolation, tuned absorbers, untuned viscous dampers, damping treatments,
application dynamic forces generated by IC engines, engine isolation, crank shaft
damping, modal analysis of the mass elastic model shock absorbers
UNIT III BASICS OF NOISE AND SOURCES 10
Introduction, , noise dose level, legislation, measurement and analysis of noise in
engines, Noise characteristics, overall noise levels, assessment of combustion noise,
assessment of mechanical noise, engine radiated noise, intake and exhaust noise,
engine accessory contributed noise, transmission noise, aerodynamic noise, tyre
noise, brake noise.
UNITIV NOISE CONTROL 9
Methods for control of engine noise, combustion noise, mechanical noise, predictive
analysis, palliative treatments and enclosures, automotive noise control principles,
sound in enclosures, sound energy absorption, sound transmission through barriers
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UNIT V HARSHNESS AND ITS CONTROL 6
Harshness, sources.its effects,. measurement and control
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Singiresu S.Rao - “Mechanical Vibrations” - Pearson Education, ISBM –81-297-
0179-0 - 2004.
2. Rao V. Dukkipati and J.Srinivas ,”Text book of Mechanical Vibrations”, Prentice-
Hall of India P Ltd,New Delhi.2004
3. Kewal Pujara “Vibrations and Noise for Engineers, Dhanpat Rai & Sons, 1992.
REFERENCES
1. Bernard Challen and Rodica Baranescu - “Diesel Engine Reference Book” -
Second edition - SAE International - ISBN 0-7680-0403-9 – 1999.
2. Julian Happian-Smith - “An Introduction to Modern Vehicle Design”- Butterworth-
Heinemann, ISBN 0750-5044-3 - 2004
3. John Fenton - “Handbook of Automotive body Construction and Design Analysis
- Professional Engineering Publishing, ISBN 1-86058-073- 1998.
AU 2024 ADVANCED THEORY OF I.C ENGINES L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 To explain the theory of combustion processes in SI and CI .Engines and the
gas exchange processes and the various possible alternate fuels and the
developments in the recent years in this area.
UNIT I COMBUSTION IN SI ENGINES 9
Stages of combustion - ignition, flame propagation, factors affecting flame structure
and speed, cycle by cycle variations, misfire, knock and pre-ignition. Factors
controlling combustion chamber design. Combustion in diesel engines, comparison
of different combustion systems, fuel spray structure and factors affecting it. Models
for combustion in SI and CI engines.
UNIT II GAS EXCHANGE PROCESSES 9
Gas exchange processes in two and four stroke engines, factors affecting volumetric
efficiency, flow through valves and ports, multi valve concept. Charge motion within
the cylinder. Turbocharging and Turbocharger control. Different methods of charging
and scavenging two stroke engines.
UNIT III COMBUSTION ANALYSIS 9
Introduction to HWA, LDA and PIV systems to analyse engine flows. Engine heat
transfer and energy balance, correlations for heat transfer coefficient, variables
affecting heat transfer in engines. Cylinder pressure data acquisition and
thermodynamic analysis of engine pressure data to yield heat release rates.
UNIT IV ALTERNATIVE FUELS 9
Alternative gaseous and liquid fuels for SI and CI engines, Alcohols, Biogas, LPG,
CNG, Hydrogen, Biodiesel and Straight Vegetable oils, their properties and
characteristics when used as engine fuels. Production, storage and distribution of
different alternative fuels.
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UNIT V RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 9
Homogeneous charge compression ignition, Stratified charge and gasoline direct
injection, Dual fuel, lean burn and Hot surface Ignition engine concepts. Hybrid
Electric Drives.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Internal Combustion Engines by V. Ganesan, 2007, Tata Mc Graw Hill
2. Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals, John B Heywood, Mc Graw Hill
3. Advanced Engine Technology by Heisler, SAE Publication
REFERENCES
1. Internal Combustion Engines by Richard Stone, Macmillan Book Company also
SAE Publications
2. Internal Combustion Engines by Colin R Ferguson, John Wiley and Sons
3. Design and Simulation of Two Stroke Engines, GP Blair SAE Publications
ME2021 QUALITY CONTROL AND RELIABILITY ENGINEERING L T P C
3 0 0 3
(Common to Mechanical, Automobile and Production- VI semester core)
OBJECTIVES
 To introduce the concept of SQC
 To understand process control and acceptance sampling procedure and their
application.
 To learn the concept of reliability.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION AND PROCESS CONTROL FOR VARIABLES 10
Introduction, definition of quality, basic concept of quality, definition of SQC, benefits
and limitation of SQC, Quality assurance,Quality control: Quality cost-Variation in
process-causesof variation –Theory of control chart- uses of control chart – Control
chart for variables – X chart, R chart and  chart -process capability – process
capability studies and simple problems.Six sigma concepts.
UNIT II PROCESS CONTROL FOR ATTRIBUTES 8
Control chart for attributes –control chart for non conformings– p chart and np chart –
control chart for nonconformities– C and U charts, State of control and process out of
control identification in charts, pattern study.
UNIT III ACCEPTANCE SAMPLING 9
Lot by lot sampling – types – probability of acceptance in single, double, multiple
sampling techniques – O.C. curves – producer’s Risk and consumer’s Risk. AQL,
LTPD, AOQL concepts-standard sampling plans for AQL and LTPD- uses of
standard sampling plans.
UNIT IV LIFE TESTING - RELIABILITY 9
Life testing – Objective – failure data analysis, Mean failure rate, mean time to
failure, mean time between failure, hazard rate – Weibull model, system reliability,
series, parallel and mixed configuration – simple problems. Maintainability and
availability – simple problems. Acceptance sampling based on reliability test – O.C
Curves.
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UNIT V QUALITY AND RELIABLITY 9
Reliability improvements – techniques- use of Pareto analysis – design for reliability
– redundancy unit and standby redundancy – Optimization in reliability – Product
design – Product analysis – Product development – Product life cycles.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
Note : Use of approved statistical table permitted in the examination.
TEXT BOOKS
1. Douglas.C.Montgomery, “ Introduction to Statistical quality control” John wiley 4th
edition2001.
2. L.S.Srinath, “Reliability Engineering”, Affiliated East west press, 1991.
REFERENCES
1. John.S. Oakland. Statistical process control”, Elsevier, 5th edition, 2005
2. Connor, P.D.T.O., “ Practical Reliability Engineering”, John Wiley, 1993
3. Grant, Eugene .L “Statistical Quality Control”, McGraw-Hill, 1996
4. Monohar Mahajan, “Statistical Quality Control”, Dhanpat Rai & Sons, 2001.
5. R.C.Gupta, “Statistical Quality control”, Khanna Publishers, 1997.
6. Besterfield D.H., “Quality Control”, Prentice Hall, 1993.
7. Sharma S.C., “Inspection Quality Control and Reliability”, Khanna Publishers,
1998.
8. Danny Samson, “Manufacturing & Operations Strategy”, Prentice Hall, 1991
AU2037 METRTOLOGY AND INSTRUMENTATION L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
Study of the theory, construction and operation of different measurement technology,
instruments transducers and their application
UNIT I LINEAR MEASUREMENT 9
Units and standards, precision, accuracy and measurement errors. Linear measuring
instruments, dail gauges, comparators and linear measuring machines. Angular
measuring instruments- measurement of straightness flatness and surface finish.
Profilographs.
UNIT II PRESSURE MEASUREMENT 9
Bourden tube, diaphragm, bellows and pressure capsules: Transducers used in
pressure measurement- potentiometer, strain gauges, LVDT, capacitive and variable
reluctance type transducers. Dynamic pressure measurement piezo electric and
piezo resistive transducers. Farnboro engine indicator. Low pressure measurement
Mc leod gauge, Pirani gauge,, thermal conductivity type pressure measurement.
UNIT III FLOW MEASUREMENT 9
Obstruction type flow meter- orifice plate, venturimeter, flow nozzles, pitot tube,
rotometer. Positive displacement flow meters – turbine flow meter, flouted tube
flowmeter, anemometer, ultrasonic flow meter, magnetic flow meters. Alcock viscous
air flow meter.
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UNIT IV TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT: 9
Temperature scales – mechanical temperature sensors, liquid in glass, vapour
pressure, bimetal temperature gauges. Resistance type temperature sensors.
Thermistors, thermocouples, Laws of thermocouple, types of thermocouples.
Construction and circuits for thermocouples. High temperature measurement
pyrometers.
UNIT V FORCE AND TORQUE MEASUREMENT: 9
Force measuring devices- Balances, platform scales, weigh bridges, load cells,
proving ring. Torque measurement – prony brake, rope brake and fan type brakes.
Dynamometers – hydraulic, electric cardle and eddy current dynamometers.
Transmisson dynamometers. Chassis dynamometers.
TOTAL: 45 PRERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Jain R.K., Engineering metrology, Khanna publishers, New Delhi
2. Rangan C.S., Sarma G.E and Mani V.S Instrumentation devices and systems.
TMH Publishing Co. New Delhi
3. Beckwith T.G & Buck N.L Mechanical measurements, Oxford and IBH publishing
house New Delhi
REFRENCES
1. Patranabis D, Principles of industrial instrumentation, TMH Publishing Co. New
Delhi
2. Jain R.K., Mechanical & Industrial measurements , Khanna publishers, New
Delhi
3. Doeblin,”Measurement System Application &Design” McGraw Hill ,New Delhi
4. Gaylor F.W and Shotbolt C.R Metrology for engineers, ELBS.
AU 2026 SUPERCHARGING AND SCAVENGING L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 To make the students understand the need for supercharging and the various
types of superchargers used and their performance characteristics and the
scavenging methods for two stroke engines. These concepts and principles
are familiarized for design of components.
UNIT I SUPERCHARGING 8
Effects on engine performance – engine modification required Thermodynamics of
Mechanical Supercharging and Turbocharging – Turbocharging methods – Engine
exhaust manifolds arrangements.
UNIT II SUPERCHARGERS 10
Types of compressors – Positive displacement blowers – Centrifugal compressors –
Performance characteristic curves – Suitability for engine application – Surging –
Matching of supercharger compressor and Engine – Matching of compressor,
Turbine, Engine.
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UNIT III SCAVENGING OF TWO STROKE ENGINES 12
Peculiarities of two stroke cycle engines – Classification of scavenging systems –
Mixture control through Reed valve induction – Charging Processes in two stroke
cycle engine – Terminologies – Shankey diagram – Relation between scavenging
terms – scavenging modeling – Perfect displacement, Perfect mixing – Complex
scavenging models.
UNIT IV PORTS AND MUFFLER DESIGN 8
Porting – Design considerations – Design of Intake and Exhaust Systems – Tuning.
UNIT V EXPERIMENTAL METHODS 7
Experimental techniques for evaluating scavenging – Firing engine tests – Non firing
engine tests – Port flow characteristics – Kadenacy system – Orbital engine
combustion system.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Watson, N. and Janota, M.S., Turbocharging the I.C.Engine, MacMillan Co.,
1982.
2. John B.Heywood, Two Stroke Cycle Engine, SAE Publications, 1997.
REFERENCES
1. Obert, E.F.,Internal Combustion Engines and Air Pollution, Intext Educational
2. Publishers, 1980.
3. Richard Stone, Internal Combustion Engines, SAE, 1992.
4. Vincent,E.T., Supercharging the I.C.Engines, McGraw-Hill. 1943
5. Schweitzer, P.H., Scavenging of Two Stroke Cycle Diesel Engine, MacMillan
Co., 1956
AU 2027 AUTOMOTIVE AERODYNAMICS L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 To make the students understand the design concept of automobile bodies
and to determine their drag coefficients and optimize their shapes.The use of
wind tunnel for the same will be illustrated.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 9
Scope – historical development trends – Fundamentals of fluid mechanics – Flow
phenomenon related to vehicles – External & Internal flow problems.. – Resistance
to vehicle motion – Performance – Fuel consumption and performance – Potential of
vehicle aerodynamics.
UNIT II AERODYNAMIC DRAG OF CABS 9
Car as a bluff body – Flow field around car – drag force – types of drag force –
analysis of aerodynamic drag – drag coefficient of cars – strategies for aerodynamic
development – low drag profiles.
UNIT III SHAPE OPTIMIZATION OF CABS 9
Front and modification – front and rear wind shield angle – Boat tailing – Hatch back,
fast back and square back – Dust flow patterns at the rear – Effect of gap
configuration – effect of fasteners.
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UNIT IV VEHICLE HANDLING 9
The origin of force and moments on a vehicle – side wind problems – methods to
calculate forces and moments – vehicle dynamics Under side winds – the effects of
forces and moments – Characteristics of forces and moments – Dirt accumulation on
the vehicle – wind noise – drag reduction in commercial vehicles.
UNIT V WIND TUNNELS FOR AUTOMOTIVE AERODYNAMICS 9
Introduction – Principles of wind tunnel technology – Limitation of simulation – Stress
with scale models – full scale wind tunnels – measurement techniques – Equipment
and transducers – road testing methods – Numerical methods.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Hucho,W.H., Aerodynamics of Road vehicles, Butterworths Co. Ltd., 1987.
2. Pope,A., Wind Tunnel Testing, John Wiley & Sons, 2nd Edn., New York, 1974.
REFERENCES
1. Automotive Aerodynamics: Update SP-706, SAE, 1987.
2. Vehicle Aerodynamics, SP-1145, SAE, 1996.
ME2030 COMPOSITE MATERIALS L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVES
 To understand the fundamentals of composite material strength and its
mechanical behavior
 Understanding the analysis of fiber reinforced Laminate design for different
 combinations of plies with different orientations of the fiber.
 Thermo-mechanical behavior and study of residual stresses in Laminates
during processing.
 Implementation of Classical Laminate Theory (CLT) to study and analysis for
residual stresses in an isotropic layered structure such as electronic chips.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION, LAMINA CONSTITUTIVE EQUATIONS &
MANUFACTURING 12
Definition –Need – General Characteristics, Applications. Fibers – Glass, Carbon,
Ceramic and Aramid fibers. Matrices – Polymer, Graphite, Ceramic and Metal
Matrices – Characteristics of fibers and matrices. Lamina Constitutive Equations:
Lamina Assumptions – Macroscopic Viewpoint. Generalized Hooke’s Law. Reduction
to Homogeneous Orthotropic Lamina – Isotropic limit case, Orthotropic Stiffness
matrix (Qij), Typical Commercial material properties, Rule of Mixtures. Generally
Orthotropic Lamina –Transformation Matrix, Transformed Stiffness. Manufacturing:
Bag Moulding – Compression Moulding – Pultrusion – Filament Winding – Other
Manufacturing Processes
UNIT II FLAT PLATE LAMINATE CONSTITUTE EQUATIONS 10
Definition of stress and Moment Resultants. Strain Displacement relations. Basic
Assumptions of Laminated anisotropic plates. Laminate Constitutive Equations –
Coupling Interactions, Balanced Laminates, Symmetric Laminates, Angle Ply
Laminates, Cross Ply Laminates. Laminate Structural Moduli. Evaluation of Lamina
Properties from Laminate Tests. Quasi-Isotropic Laminates. Determination of Lamina
stresses within Laminates.
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UNIT III LAMINA STRENGTH ANALYSIS 5
Introduction - Maximum Stress and Strain Criteria. Von-Misses Yield criterion for
Isotropic Materials. Generalized Hill’s Criterion for Anisotropic materials. Tsai-Hill’s
Failure Criterion for Composites. Tensor Polynomial (Tsai-Wu) Failure criterion.
Prediction of laminate Failure
UNIT IV THERMAL ANALYSIS 8
Assumption of Constant C.T.E’s. Modification of Hooke’s Law. Modification of
Laminate Constitutive Equations. Orthotropic Lamina C.T.E’s. C.T.E’s for special
Laminate Configurations – Unidirectional, Off-axis, Symmetric Balanced Laminates,
Zero C.T.E laminates, Thermally Quasi-Isotropic Laminates
UNIT V ANALYSIS OF LAMINATED FLAT PLATES 10
Equilibrium Equations of Motion. Energy Formulations. Static Bending Analysis.
Buckling Analysis. Free Vibrations – Natural Frequencies
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOK
1. Gibson, R.F., Principles of Composite Material Mechanics, McGraw-Hill, 1994,
Second Edition - CRC press in progress.
2. Hyer, M.W., “Stress Analysis of Fiber – Reinforced Composite Materials”,
McGraw-Hill, 1998
REFERENCES
1. Issac M. Daniel and Ori Ishai, “Engineering Mechanics of Composite Materials”,
Oxford University Press-2006, First Indian Edition - 2007
2. Mallick, P.K., Fiber –”Reinforced Composites: Materials, Manufacturing and
Design”, Maneel Dekker Inc, 1993.
3. Halpin, J.C., “Primer on Composite Materials, Analysis”, Techomic Publishing
Co., 1984.
4. Agarwal, B.D., and Broutman L.J., “Analysis and Performance of Fiber
Composites”, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1990.
5. Mallick, P.K. and Newman, S., (edition), “Composite Materials Technology:
Processes and Properties”, Hansen Publisher, Munish, 1990.
ME 2029 DESIGN OF JIGS, FIXTURES & PRESS TOOLS L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVES
 To understand the functions and design principles of Jigs, fixtures and press
tools
 To gain proficiency in the development of required views of the final design.
UNIT I LOCATING AND CLAMPING PRINCIPLES 8
Objectives of tool design- Function and advantages of Jigs and fixtures – Basic
elements – principles of location – Locating methods and devices – Redundant
Location – Principles of clamping – Mechanical actuation – pneumatic and hydraulic
actuation Standard parts – Drill bushes and Jig buttons – Tolerances and materials
used.
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UNIT II JIGS AND FIXTURES 10
Design and development of jigs and fixtures for given component- Types of Jigs –
Post, Turnover, Channel, latch, box, pot, angular post jigs – Indexing jigs – General
principles of milling, Lathe, boring, broaching and grinding fixtures – Assembly,
Inspection and Welding fixtures – Modular fixturing systems- Quick change fixtures.
UNIT III PRESS WORKING TERMINOLOGIES AND ELEMENTS OF
CUTTING DIES 10
Press Working Terminologies - operations – Types of presses – press accessories –
Computation of press capacity – Strip layout – Material Utilization – Shearing action
– Clearances – Press Work Materials – Center of pressure- Design of various
elements of dies – Die Block – Punch holder, Die set, guide plates – Stops –
Strippers – Pilots – Selection of Standard parts – Design and preparation of four
standard views of simple blanking, piercing, compound and progressive dies.
UNIT IV BENDING FORMING AND DRAWING DIES 10
Difference between bending, forming and drawing – Blank development for above
operations – Types of Bending dies – Press capacity – Spring back – knockouts –
direct and indirect – pressure pads – Ejectors – Variables affecting Metal flow in
drawing operations – draw die inserts – draw beads- ironing – Design and
development of bending, forming, drawing reverse re-drawing and combination dies
– Blank development for ax- symmetric, rectangular and elliptic parts – Single and
double action dies.
UNIT V MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS 7
Bulging, Swaging, Embossing, coining, curling, hole flanging, shaving and sizing,
assembly, fine Blanking dies – recent trends in tool design- computer Aids for sheet
metal forming Analysis – basic introduction - tooling for numerically controlled
machines- setup reduction for work holding – Single minute exchange of dies – Poka
Yoke - Course should be supplemented with visits to industries.
(Use of Approved design Data Book permitted).
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Joshi, P.H. “Jigs and Fixtures”, Second Edition, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co.,
Ltd., New Delhi, 2004.
2. Donaldson, Lecain and Goold “Tool Design”, III rd Edition Tata McGraw Hill,
2000.
REFERENCES
1. K. Venkataraman, “Design of Jigs Fixtures & Press Tools”, Tata McGraw Hill,
New Delhi, 2005.Kempster, “Jigs and Fixture Design”, Hoddes and Stoughton –
Third Edition 1974.
2. Joshi, P.H. “Press Tools” – Design and Construction”, Wheels publishing, 1996.
3. Hoffman “Jigs and Fixture Design” – Thomson Delmar Learning, Singapore,
2004.
4. ASTME Fundamentals of Tool Design Prentice Hall of India.
5. Design Data Hand Book, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
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AU2028 COMPUTER SIMULATION OF I.C. ENGINES L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 To make the students understand the basic principles of simulation of the
combustion processes in engines used for automobiles and the heat
transfer mechanism and friction losses of the different systems.
UNIT I COMBUSTION CALCULATIONS 12
Heat of reaction at constant volume and constant pressure, Calculation of properties
of the working medium in an engine, Constant volume and constant pressure
adiabatic combustion, Calculation of Adiabatic flame temperature.
UNIT II SIMULATION OF SI ENGINE COMBUSTION 12
Engine kinematics, Ideal Otto cycle, SI engine simulation with adiabatic combustion
with air as the working substance under full and part throttle conditions. Actual SI
engine heat release rate curves. SI engine combustion models including Wiebe’s
function
UNIT III SIMULATION OF CI ENGINE COMBUSTION 12
CI engine simulation with adiabatic combustion with air as the working substance
under naturally aspirated, supercharged and turbocharged conditions. Actual heat
release rates of diesel engines, Hardenberg and Hase and other ignition delay
models for diesel enignes, Zero dimensional combustion models for CI engines –
Watsons and White House and Way models.
UNIT IV GAS EXCHANGE PROCESSES 12
Flow through valves their characteristics, compressible and incompressible flow
through valves, volumetric efficiency and Mach index, Effect of valve timing on
volumetric efficiency, Swirl and squish, SI engine simulation with gas exchange,
influence of valve timing and area. CI engine simulation with gas exchange.
UNIT V HEAT TRANSFER AND FRICTION IN ENGINES 12
Engine friction variation, models for engine friction, Heat transfer mechanisms in
engines, Models for heat transfer in engines. Two stroke engine scavenging
parameters like delivery ratio, scavenging efficiency, trapping efficiency. Perfect
displacement and perfect mixing models for scavenging.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Computer simulation of compression ignition engine processes by V. Ganesan,
Universities Press, 2000.
2. Computer simulation of Spark Ignition Engine Processes by V Ganesan,
Universities Press, 2000
3. Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines by Richard Stone:
REFERENCES
1. Internal Combustion Engines – Applied Thermo Sciences, Colin R Ferguson,
John Wiley and Sons.
2. Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals, John B Heywood, Mc Graw Hill
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ME2028 ROBOTICS L T P C
3 0 0 3
(Common to Mechanical, Automobile and Production - core)
OBJECTIVES
 To understand the basic concepts associated with the design and functioning
and applications of Robots
 To study about the drives and sensors used in Robots
 To learn about analyzing robot kinematics and robot programming
UNIT I FUNDAMENTALS OF ROBOT 7
Robot – Definition – Robot Anatomy – Co-ordinate Systems, Work Envelope, types
and classification – Specifications – Pitch, Yaw, Roll, Joint Notations, Speed of
Motion, Pay Load – Robot Parts and Functions – Need for Robots – Different
Applications
UNIT II ROBOT DRIVE SYSTEMS AND END EFFECTORS 10
Pneumatic Drives – Hydraulic Drives – Mechanical Drives – Electrical Drives – D.C.
Servo Motors, Stepper Motor, A.C. Servo Motors – Salient Features, Applications
and Comparison of Drives End Effectors – Grippers – Mechanical Grippers,
Pneumatic and Hydraulic Grippers, Magnetic Grippers, Vacuum Grippers; Two
Fingered and Three Fingered Grippers; Internal Grippers and External Grippers;
Selection and Design Considerations
UNIT III SENSORS AND MACHINE VISION 10
Requirements of a sensor, Principles and Applications of the following types of
sensors – Position of sensors (Piezo Electric Sensor, LVDT, Resolvers, Optical
Encoders, Pneumatic Position Sensors), Range Sensors (Triangulation Principle,
Structured, Lighting Approach, Time of Flight Range Finders, Laser Range Meters),
Proximity Sensors (Inductive, Hall Effect, Capacitive, Ultrasonic and Optical
Proximity Sensors), Touch Sensors, (Binary Sensors, Analog Sensors), Wrist
Sensors, Compliance Sensors, Slip Sensors. Camera, Frame Grabber, Sensing and
Digitizing Image Data – Signal Conversion, Image Storage, Lighting Techniques.
Image Processing and Analysis – Data Reduction: Edge detection, Feature
Extraction and Object Recognition - Algorithms. Applications – Inspection,
Identification, Visual Serving and Navigation.
UNIT IV ROBOT KINEMATICS AND ROBOT PROGRAMMING 10
Forward Kinematics, Inverse Kinematics and Differences; Forward Kinematics and
Reverse Kinematics of Manipulators with Two, Three Degrees of Freedom (In 2
Dimensional), Four Degrees of Freedom (In 3 Dimensional) – Deviations and
Problems. Teach Pendant Programming, Lead through programming, Robot
programming Languages – VAL Programming – Motion Commands, Sensor
Commands, End effecter commands, and Simple programs
UNIT V IMPLEMENTATION AND ROBOT ECONOMICS 8
RGV, AGV; Implementation of Robots in Industries – Various Steps; Safety
Considerations for Robot Operations; Economic Analysis of Robots – Pay back
Method, EUAC Method, Rate of Return Method.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
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TEXT BOOK
1. M.P.Groover, “Industrial Robotics – Technology, Programming and Applications”,
McGraw-Hill, 2001
REFERENCES
1. Fu.K.S. Gonzalz.R.C., and Lee C.S.G., “Robotics Control, Sensing, Vision and
Intelligence”, McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1987
2. Yoram Koren, “Robotics for Engineers”, McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1992
3. Janakiraman.P.A., “Robotics and Image Processing”, Tata McGraw-Hill, 1995
AU2029 NEW GENERATION AND HYBRID VEHICLES L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTVE
 To illustrate the new generation vehicles and their operation and controls
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 7
Electric and hybrid vehicles, flexible fuel vehicles (FFV), solar powered vehicles,
magnetic track vehicles, fuel cells vehicles.
UNIT II POWER SYSTRM AND NEW GENERATION VEHICLES 12
Hybrid Vehicle engines, Stratified charge engines, learn burn engines, low heat
rejection engines, hydrogen engines, HCCI engine, VCR engine, surface ignition
engines, VVTI engines. High energy and power density batteries, fuel cells, solar
panels, flexible fuel systems.
UNIT III VEHICLE OPERATION AND CONTROL 9
Computer Control for pollution and noise control and for fuel economy - Transducers
and actuators - Information technology for receiving proper information and
operation of the vehicle like optimum speed and direction.
UNIT IV VEHICLE AUTOMATED TRACKS 9
Preparation and maintenance of proper road network - National highway network
with automated roads and vehicles - Satellite control of vehicle operation for safe and
fast travel, GPS.
UNIT V SUSPENSION, BRAKES, AERODYNAMICS AND SAFETY 8
Air suspension – Closed loop suspension, compensated suspension, anti skid
braking system, retarders, regenerative braking, safety gauge air backs- crash
resistance. Aerodynamics for modern vehicles, safety systems, materials and
standards.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Modern Vehicle Technology by Heinz.
2. Bosch Hand Book, SAE Publication,, 2000
REFERENCES
1. Light weight electric for hybrid vehicle design.
2. Advance hybrid vehicle power transmission, SAE.
3. Noise reduction, Branek L.L., McGraw Hill Book company, New York, 1993.
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AU 2030 OFF ROAD VEHICLES L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 At the end of the course, the students will be able to understand the various
Off road vehiclea and their systems and featuresa
UNIT I CLASSIFICATION AND REQUIREMENTS OF OFF ROAD VEHICLES 6
Construction layout, capacity and applications. Power Plants, Chassis and
Transmission, Multiaxle vehicles.
UNIT II EARTH MOVING MACHINES 10
Earthmovers like dumpers, loaders - single bucket, Multi bucket and rotary types
- bulldozers, excavators, backhoe loaders, scrappers, drag and self powered types,
Bush cutters, stumpers, tree dozer, rippers etc. – Power and capacity of earth
moving machines.
UNIT III SCRAPPERS ,GRADERS, SHOVELS AND DITCHERS 10
Scrappers, elevating graders, motor graders, self powered scrappers and graders,
Power shovel, revolving and stripper shovels – drag lines – ditchers – capacity of
shovels.
UNIT IV FARM EQUIPMENTS, MILITARY AND COMBAT VEHICLES 8
Power take off, special implements. Special features and constructional details of
tankers, gun carriers and transport vehicles.
UNIT V VEHICLE SYSTEMS ,FEATURES 11
Brake system and actuation – OCDB and dry disc caliper brakes. Body hoist and
bucket operational hydraulics. Hydro-pneumatic suspension cylinders. Power
steering system. Kinematics for loader and bulldozer operational linkages. Safety
features, safe warning system for dumper. Design aspects on dumper body, loader
bucket and water tank of sprinkler.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Robert L Peurifoy, “Construction, planning, equipment and methods” Tata
McGrawel Hill Publishing company Ltd.
2. Nakra C.P., “Farm machines and equipments” Dhanparai Publishing company
Pvt. Ltd.
3. Abrosimov.K. Bran berg.A and Katayer.K., Road making machinery, MIR
Publishers, Moscow, 1971.
4. SAE Handboob Vol. III.
5. Wong.J.T., Theory of Ground Vehicles”, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1987.
REFERENCES
1. Off the road wheeled and combined traction devices – Ashgate Publishing Co.
Ltd. 1988.
2. Schulz Erich.J, Diesel equipment I & II, Mcgraw Hill company, London.
3. Bart H Vanderveen, Tanks and Transport vehicles, Frederic Warne and Co Ltd.,
London.
4. Satyanarayana. B., Construction planning and equipment, standard publishers
and distributors, New Delhi.
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AU 2031 PROJECT AND MATERIALS MANAGEMENT L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 To enable the students understand the concept of project and materials
management and illustrate the various systems and procedures involved
UNIT I PROJECT MANAGEMENT 12
Concept of project-Categories of projects-Project life cycle - Concept of project
management -Tools and techniques for project management-The project manager-
Roles and responsibilities of project manager- Project formulation-
Formulation of stages-Bottlenecks-Feasibility Report-Financing arrangements-
Finalization of project-Implementation of project..
UNIT II PROJECT EXECUTION AND CONTRACT 12
Administrative agencies for project approval- Ministry of finance- Bureau of public
enterprises –Planning commission- Public Investment Board.
Organizing human resources and contracting-Delegation of project manager’s
authority-Project organization-Accountability in project execution-Contracts- ‘R’ of
contracting-Tendering and selection of contractors-Team building
UNIT III SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES 12
Organizing and working of systems-Design of systems-Project work system
design- work breakdown structure-project execution plan-project procedure-manual
project control system- planning , scheduling , monitoring and controlling-monitoring
contracts and project diary.
Project implementation-stages of project direction- communication in a projectcoordination
guidelines for effective implementation-Reporting in project
management-project evaluation and its objectives, types, and methods.
UNIT IV MATERIAL MANAGEMENT 12
Concept and importance of Material Management-organization of Material
management- purchase methods-Dynamic purchasing-Purchasing decisions (quality,
quantity, suppliers, time, price) - Purchasing function-Selection of Materials and
vendors-purchasing organization-concept of value analysis-import substitutionvendor
rating-vendor development.
UNIT V INVENTORY MANAGEMENT 12
Material requirement planning , forecasting and Inventory management-inventory
control- factors affecting inventory control policy –Inventory costs, Basic EOQ model-
Re-order level-ABC analysis-statistical methods in inventory control-inventory
classification methods.
Store keeping and warehouse management-objectives-functions-store keeperduties-
responsibilities-location of store-stores ledger.Cost control& cost reduction
programmes.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. B.B. Goel-Project Management-Deep and Deep Publications, New Delhi,2004
2. Choudhury-S. Project Management –TaTa Mc Graw –Hill- Publishing Company
Limited, New Delhi,2005
3. Datta.A.K. Integrated Material Management
4. Gopalakrishnan.P. and Sthuram. M. Material management-An integral Approach
5. M.V.Varma –Material Management
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REFERENCES
1. Mattin.C.C. Project Management-American Management Association, New
York,1976.
2. Denis Lock-Project Management-Coles Publishing company,1980
AU 2032 ENGINE AUXILLARY SYSTEMS L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 To make the students understand the various auxiliary systems used in
automobiles and their functions
UNIT I CARBURETION 10
Properties of air-petrol mixtures, Mixture requirements for steady state and transient
operation, Mixture formation studies of volatile fuels, design of elementary
carburetor, Chokes, Effects of altitude on carburetion, Carburetor for 2-stroke and 4-
stroke engines, carburetor systems for emission control.
UNIT II GASOLINE INJECTION AND IGNITION SYSTEMS 9
Petrol Injection, Pneumatic and Electronic Fuel Injection Systems types. Ignition
system requirements, Timing, Ignition Systems, breaker mechanism and spark
plugs, Factors affecting energy requirement of the ignition system, factors affecting
spark plug operation, Electronic Ignition Systems.
UNIT III DIESEL FUEL INJECTION 9
Factors influencing fuel spray atomization, penetration and dispersion of diesel and
heavy oils and their properties, rate and duration of injection, fuel line hydraulics, fuel
pump, injectors, CRDI systems and its merits and demerits.
UNIT IV MANIFOLDS AND MIXTURE DISTRIBUTION 9
Intake system components, Discharge coefficient, Pressure drop, Air filter, Intake
manifold, Connecting pipe, Exhaust system components, Exhaust manifold and
exhaust pipe, Spark arresters, Waste heat recovery, Exhaust mufflers, Type of
mufflers, exhaust manifold expansion.
UNIT V LUBRICATION AND COOLING SYSTEMS 8
Lubricants, lubricating systems, Lubrication of piston rings, bearings, oil
consumption, Oil cooling. Heat transfer coefficients, liquid and air cooled engines,
coolants, additives and lubricity improvers, concept of adiabatic engines.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Ramalingam,K.K, Internal Combustion Engine, Scitech Publication (India)
2. Ganesan, V., Internal Combustion Engines, Tata McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1995.
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REFERENCES
1. Domkundwar, V.M, A Course in Internal Combustion Engines, Dhanpat Rai and
Co., 1999.
2. Mathur,M.L., and Sharma,R.P., A Course in Internal Combustion Engines,
Dhanpat Rai Publications (P) Ltd., 1998.
3. Duffy Smith, Auto Fuel Sytstems, The Good Heart Willcox Company Inc.,
Publishers, 1987.
4. Edward F, Obert, Internal Combustion Engines and Air Pollution, Intext
Education Publishers, 1980.
MG 2021 MARKETING MANAGEMENT L T P C
3 0 0 3
(Common to Mechanical, Production and Mechatronics)
OBJECTIVES
 To understand the various processes involved in Marketing and it Philosophy.
 To learn the Psychology of consumers.
 To formulate strategies for advertising, pricing and selling
UNIT I MARKETING PROCESS 9
Definition, Marketing process, dynamics, needs, wants and demands, marketing
concepts, environment, mix, types. Philosophies, selling versus marketing,
organizations, industrial versus consumer marketing, consumer goods, industrial
goods, product hierarchy
UNIT II BUYING BEHAVIOUR AND MARKET SEGMENTATION 9
Cultural, demographic factors, motives, types, buying decisions, segmentation
factors - demographic -Psycho graphic and geographic segmentation, process,
patterns.
UNIT III PRODUCT PRICING AND MARKETING RESEARCH 9
Objectives, pricing, decisions and pricing methods, pricing management.
Introduction, uses, process of marketing research.
UNIT IV MARKETING PLANNING AND STRATEGY FORMULATION 9
Components of marketing plan-strategy formulations and the marketing process,
implementations, portfolio analysis, BCG, GEC grids.
UNIT V ADVERTISING, SALES PROMOTION AND DISTRIBUTION 9
Characteristics, impact, goals, types, and sales promotions- point of purchaseunique
selling proposition. Characteristics, wholesaling, retailing, channel design,
logistics, and modern trends in retailing.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Govindarajan. M, “Marketing management – concepts, cases, challenges and
trends”, Prentice hall of India, second edition 2007.
2. Philip Kolter,Koshy Jha “Marketing Management”, Pearson Education ,Indian
adapted edition.2007
REFERENCES
1. Ramasamy and Nama kumari, “Marketing Environment: Planning,implementation
and control the Indian context”, 1990.
2. Czinkota&Kotabe, “Marketing management”, Thomson learning, Indian edition
2007
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3. Adrain palmer, “ Introduction to marketing theory and practice”, Oxford university
press IE 2004.
4. Donald S. Tull and Hawkins, “Marketing Reasearch”, Prentice Hall of Inida-1997.
5. Philip Kotler and Gary Armstrong “Principles of Marketing” Prentice Hall of India,
2000.
6. Steven J.Skinner, “Marketing”, All India Publishers and Distributes Ltd. 1998.
7. Graeme Drummond and John Ensor, Introduction to marketing concepts,
Elsevier, Indian Reprint, 2007
ME2035 ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT L T P C
3 0 0 3
(Common to all branches)
OBJECTIVE
 Study of this subject provides an understanding of the scope of an
entrepreneur, key areas of development, financial assistance by the
institutions, methods of taxation and tax benefits, etc.
UNIT I ENTREPRENEURSHIP 9
Entrepreneur – Types of Entrepreneurs – Difference between Entrepreneur and
Intrapreneur – Entrepreneurship in Economic Growth, Factors Affecting
Entrepreneurical Growth.
UNIT II MOTIVATION 9
Major Motives Influencing an Entrepreneur – Achievement Motivation Training, self
Rating, Business Game, Thematic Apperception Test – Stress management,
Entrepreneurship Development Programs – Need, Objectives.
UNIT III BUSINESS 9
Small Enterprises – Definition, Classification – Characteristics, Ownership Structures
– Project Formulation – Steps involved in setting up a Business – identifying,
selecting a Good Business opportunity, Market Survey and Research, Techno
Economic Feasibility Assessment – Preparation of Preliminary Project Reports –
Project Appraisal – Sources of Information – Classification of Needs and Agencies.
UNIT IV FINANCING AND ACCOUNTING 9
Need – Sources of Finance, Term Loans, Capital Structure, Financial Institution,
management of working Capital, Costing, Break Even Analysis, Network Analysis
Techniques of PERT/CPM – Taxation – Income Tax, Excise Duty – Sales Tax.
UNIT V SUPPORT TO ENTREPRENEURS 9
Sickness in small Business – Concept, Magnitude, causes and consequences,
Corrective Measures – Government Policy for Small Scale Enterprises – Growth
Strategies in small industry – Expansion, Diversification, Joint Venture, Merger and
Sub Contracting.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. S.S.Khanka “Entrepreneurial Development” S.Chand & Co. Ltd. Ram Nagar New
Delhi, 1999.
2. Kuratko & Hodgetts, “Enterprenuership – Theory, process and practices”,
Thomson learning 6th edition.
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REFERENCES
1. Hisrich R D and Peters M P, “Entrepreneurship” 5th Edition Tata McGraw-Hill,
2002.
2. Mathew J Manimala,” Enterprenuership theory at cross roads: paradigms and
praxis” Dream tech 2nd edition 2006.
3. Rabindra N. Kanungo “Entrepreneurship and innovation”, Sage Publications,
New Delhi, 1998.
4. EDII “ Faulty and External Experts – A Hand Book for New Entrepreneurs
Publishers: Entrepreneurship Development” Institute of India, Ahmadabad, 1986.
AU2033 AUTOMOTIVE SAFETY L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 At the end, the students will have good exposure to automotive safety
aspects including the understanding of the various safety equipments.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 9
Design of the body for safety, energy equation, engine location, deceleration of
vehicle inside passenger compartment, deceleration on impact with stationary and
movable obstacle, concept of crumble zone, safety sandwich construction.
UNIT II SAFETY CONCEPTS 9
Active safety: driving safety, conditional safety, perceptibility safety, operating safetypassive
safety: exterior safety, interior safety, deformation behaviour of vehicle body,
speed and acceleration characteristics of passenger compartment on impact.
UNIT III SAFETY EQUIPMENTS 9
Seat belt, regulations, automatic seat belt tightener system, collapsible steering
column, tiltable steering wheel, air bags, electronic system for activating air bags,
bumper design for safety.
UNIT IV COLLISION WARNING AND AVOIDANCE 9
Collision warning system, causes of rear end collision, frontal object detection, rear
vehicle object detection system, object detection system with braking system
interactions.
UNIT V COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE SYSTEM 9
Steering and mirror adjustment, central locking system , Garage door opening
system, tyre pressure control system, rain sensor system, environment information
system
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Bosch - “Automotive Handbook” - 5th edition - SAE publication - 2000.
2. J.Powloski - “Vehicle Body Engineering” - Business books limited, London -
1969.
REFERENCE
1. Ronald.K.Jurgen - “Automotive Electronics Handbook” - Second edition-
McGraw-Hill Inc., - 1999.
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AU 2034 FUEL CELLS TECHNOLOGY L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 To introduce the concept of fuel cells for use in automobiles, analyse the
performance characteristics of the various components and compare them
with the other powering devices
UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO FUEL CELLS 9
Introduction – working and types of fuel cell – low, medium and high temperature fuel
cell, liquid and methanol types, proton exchange membrane fuel cell solid oxide,
hydrogen fuel cells – thermodynamics and electrochemical kinetics of fuel cells.
UNIT II FUEL CELLS FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS 9
Fuel cells for automotive applications – technology advances in fuel cell vehicle
systems – onboard hydrogen storage – liquid hydrogen and compressed hydrogen –
metal hydrides, fuel cell control system – alkaline fuel cell – road map to market.
UNIT III FUEL CELL COMPONENTS AND THEIR IMPACT ON
PERFORMANCE 9
Fuel cell performance characteristics – current/voltage, voltage efficiency and power
density, ohmic resistance, kinetic performance, mass transfer effects – membrane
electrode assembly components, fuel cell stack, bi-polar plate, humidifiers and
cooling plates.
UNIT IV FUELING 9
Hydrogen storage technology – pressure cylinders, liquid hydrogen, metal hydrides,
carbon fibers – reformer technology – steam reforming, partial oxidation, auto
thermal reforming – CO removal, fuel cell technology based on removal like biomass.
UNIT V FUEL CYCLE ANALYSIS 9
Introduction to fuel cycle analysis – application to fuel cell and other competing
technologies like battery powered vehicles, SI engine fueled by natural gas and
hydrogen and hybrid electric vehicle.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Fuel Cells for automotive applications – professional engineering publishing UK.
ISBN 1-86058 4233, 2004.
2. Fuel Cell Technology Handbook SAE International Gregor Hoogers CRC Press
ISBN 0-8493-0877-1-2003.
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ME2038 OPERATIONS RESEARCH L T P C
3 0 0 3
(Common to Mechanical, Metallurgy, Automobile and Mechatronics – VI semester
Elective)
OBJECTIVES
 To create awareness about optimization in utilization of resources.
 To understand and apply operations research techniques to industrial
operations.
UNIT I LINEAR MODEL 10
The phases of OR study – formation of an L.P model- graphical solution – simplex
algorithm – artificial variables technique– Big M method, two phase method, Duality
in LPP. Transportation problems- VAM – MODI technique, Assignment problems.
UNIT II NETWORK MODELS 8
Shortest route – minimal spanning tree - maximum flow models – project network-
CPM and PERT network-critical path scheduling.
UNIT III INVENTORY MODEL 9
Types of Inventory- EOQ –ERL- Deterministic inventory problems – Price breaks -
Stochastic inventory problems- selective inventory control techniques.
UNIT IV REPLACEMENT MODELS 9
Replacement of items that deteriorate with time – value of money changing with time
–not charging with time – optimum replacement policy – individual and group
replacement. Sequencing problem: models with n jobs with 2 machines – problem
with n jobs with m machines.
UNIT V QUEUING THEORY 9
Queuing models – queuing systems and structures – notation –parameter – single
server and multiserver models – Poisson input – exponential service – constant rate
service – infinite population.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Wayne.L.Winston, Operations research applications and algorithms, Thomson
learning,4th edition 2007.
2. Taha H.A, “Operation Research”, Pearson Education sixth edition, 2003
REFERENCES
1. Frederick.S.Hiller and Gerald.J.Lieberman, “Operations research concepts and
cases”, TMH (SIE) 8th edition.
2. J.K.Sharma, “Operations research theory and applications”, Macmillan India .3rd
edition 2007,
3. Hira and Gupta “ Problems in Operations Research”, S.Chand and Co,2002.
4. Panneerselvam, “Operations Research” Prentice Hall of India, 2003.
5. G Srinivasan, “Operations research principles and applications”, PHI (EEE) 2007.
6. Wagner, “Operations Research”, Prentice Hall of India, 2000.
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AU 2035 TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT L T P C
3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVE
 After completion of this course the students are able to manage a transport
fleet and their related activities for minimizing operational cost.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 9
Personnel management; objectives and functions of personnel management,
psychology, sociology and their relevance to organization, personality problems.
Selection process: job description, employment tests, interviewing, introduction to
training objectives, advantages, methods of training, training procedure,
psychological tests.
UNIT II TRANSPORT SYSTEMS 9
Introduction to various transport systems. Advantages of motor transport. Principal
function of administrative, traffic, secretarial and engineering divisions. chain of
responsibility, forms of ownership by state, municipality, public body and private
undertakings.
UNIT III SCHEDULING AND FARE STRUCTURE 9
Principal features of operating costs for transport vehicles with examples of
estimating the costs. Fare structure and method of drawing up of a fare table.
Various types of fare collecting methods. Basic factors of bus scheduling. Problems
on bus scheduling.
UNIT IV MOTOR VEHICLE ACT 9
Traffic signs, fitness certificate, registration requirements, permit insurance,
constructional regulations, description of vehicle-tankers, tippers, delivery vans,
recovery vans, Power wagons and fire fighting vehicles. Spread over, running time,
test for competence to drive.
UNIT V MAINTENANCE 9
Preventive maintenance system in transport industry, tyre maintenance procedures.
Causes for uneven tyre wear; remedies, maintenance procedure for better fuel
economy, Design of bus depot layout.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXTBOOKS
1. John Duke - Fleet Management – McGraw-Hill Co, USA -1984.
2. Kitchin.L.D., - Bus Operation - Illiffee and Sons Co., London, III edition - 1992
REFERENCE
1. Government Motor Vehicle Act –Publication on latest act to be used as on date
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GE2022 TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT L T P C
3 0 0 3
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 9
Introduction - Need for quality - Evolution of quality - Definition of quality -
Dimensions of manufacturing and service quality - Basic concepts of TQM -
Definition of TQM – TQM Framework - Contributions of Deming, Juran and Crosby –
Barriers to TQM.
UNIT II TQM PRINCIPLES 9
Leadership – Strategic quality planning, Quality statements - Customer focus –
Customer orientation, Customer satisfaction, Customer complaints, Customer
retention - Employee involvement – Motivation, Empowerment, Team and
Teamwork, Recognition and Reward, Performance appraisal - Continuous process
improvement – PDSA cycle, 5s, Kaizen - Supplier partnership – Partnering, Supplier
selection, Supplier Rating.
UNIT III TQM TOOLS & TECHNIQUES I 9
The seven traditional tools of quality – New management tools – Six-sigma:
Concepts, methodology, applications to manufacturing, service sector including IT –
Bench marking – Reason to bench mark, Bench marking process – FMEA – Stages,
Types.
UNIT IV TQM TOOLS & TECHNIQUES II 9
Quality circles – Quality Function Deployment (QFD) – Taguchi quality loss function
– TPM – Concepts, improvement needs – Cost of Quality – Performance measures.
UNIT V QUALITY SYSTEMS 9
Need for ISO 9000- ISO 9000-2000 Quality System – Elements, Documentation,
Quality auditing- QS 9000 – ISO 14000 – Concepts, Requirements and Benefits –
Case studies of TQM implementation in manufacturing and service sectors including
IT.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Dale H.Besterfiled, et at., “Total Quality Management”, Pearson Education Asia,
Third Edition, Indian Reprint (2006).
2. Suganthi,L and Anand Samuel, “Total Quality Management”, Prentice Hall (India)
Pvt. Ltd.,2006.
REFERENCES
1. James R. Evans and William M. Lindsay, “The Management and Control of
Quality”, 6th Edition, South-Western (Thomson Learning), 2005.
2. Oakland, J.S. “TQM – Text with Cases”, Butterworth – Heinemann Ltd., Oxford,
3rd Edition, 2003.
3. Janakiraman,B and Gopal, R.K, “Total Quality Management – Text and Cases”,
Prentice Hall (India) Pvt. L

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