Production and Industrial Engineering
Linear Algebra: Matrix
algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and eigen vectors.
Calculus: Functions of
single variable, Limit, continuity and differentiability, Mean value theorems,
Evaluation of definite and improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total
derivative, Maxima and minima, Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities,
Directional derivatives, Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and
Differential equations: First
order equations (linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential
equations with constant coefficients, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations,
Initial and boundary value problems, Laplace transforms, Solutions of one
dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation.
Complex variables: Analytic
functions, Cauchy’s integral theorem, Taylor and Laurent series. Probability
and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems, Conditional
probability, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, Random variables,
Poisson, Normal and Binomial distributions.
Numerical Methods: Numerical
solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by rapezoidal
and Simpson’s rule, single and multi-step methods for differential equations.
Engineering Materials: Structure
and properties of engineering materials and their applications; effect of
strain, strain rate and temperature on mechanical properties of metals and
alloys; heat treatment of metals and alloys, its influence on mechanical
Engineering mechanics - equivalent force systems, free body concepts, equations
of equilibrium; strength of materials - stress, strain and their relationship,
Mohr’s circle, deflection of beams, bending and shear stress, Euler’s theory
Theory of Machines and Design:
Analysis of planar mechanisms, cams and followers; governers and fly wheels;
design of elements - failure theories; design of bolted, riveted and welded
joints; design of shafts, keys, spur gears, belt drives, brakes and clutches.
Thermal Engineering: Fluid
mechanics - fluid statics, Bernoulli’s equation, flow through pipes, equations
of continuity and momentum; thermodynamics - zeroth, first and second law of
thermodynamics, thermodynamic system and processes, calculation of work and heat
for systems and control volumes; air standard cycles; basics of internal
combustion engines and steam turbines; heat transfer - fundamentals of
conduction, convection and radiation, heat exchangers.
Metal Casting: Casting
processes - types and applications; patterns - types and materials; allowances;
moulds and cores - materials, making, and testing; casting techniques of cast
iron, steels and nonferrous metals and alloys; solidification; design of
casting, gating and risering; casting inspection, defects and remedies.
Metal Forming: Stress-strain
relations in elastic and plastic deformation; concept of flow stress,
deformation mechanisms; hot and cold working - forging, rolling, extrusion, wire
and tube drawing; sheet metal working processes such as blanking, piercing,
bending, deep drawing, coining and embossing; analysis of rolling, forging,
extrusion and wire /rod drawing; metal working defects.
Metal Joining Processes: Welding
processes - manual metal arc, MIG, TIG, plasma arc, submerged arc, electroslag,
thermit, resistance, forge, friction, and explosive welding;other joining
processes - soldering, brazing, braze welding; inspection of welded joints,
defects and remedies; introduction to advanced welding processes - ultrasonic,
electron beam, laser beam; thermal cutting.
Machining and Machine Tool
Operations: Basic machine tools; machining processes-turning, drilling,
boring, milling, shaping, planing, gear cutting, thread production, broaching,
grinding, lapping, honing, super finishing; mechanics of machining - geometry of
cutting tools, chip formation, cutting forces and power requirements,
Merchant’s analysis; selection of machining parameters; tool materials, tool
wear and tool life, economics of machining, thermal aspects of machining,
cutting fluids, machinability; principles and applications of nontraditional
machining processes - USM, AJM, WJM, EDM and Wire cut EDM, LBM, EBM, PAM, CHM,
Tool Engineering: Jigs and
fixtures - principles, applications, and design; press tools - configuration,
design of die and punch; principles of forging die design.
Metrology and Inspection: Limits,
fits, and tolerances, interchangeability, selective assembly; linear and angular
measurements by mechanical and optical methods, comparators; design of limit
gauges; interferometry; measurement of straightness, flatness, roundness,
squareness and symmetry; surface finish measurement; inspection of screw threads
and gears; alignment testing of machine tools.
Powder Metallurgy: Production
of metal powders, compaction and sintering.
Polymers and Composites:
Introduction to polymers and composites; plastic processing - injection,
compression and blow molding, extrusion, calendaring and thermoforming; molding
Manufacturing Analysis: Sources
of errors in manufacturing; process capability; tolerance analysis in
manufacturing and assembly; process planning; parameter selection and comparison
of production alternatives; time and cost analysis; manufacturing technologies -
strategies and selection.
Manufacturing: Basic concepts of CAD, CAM, CAPP, cellular manufacturing, NC,
CNC, DNC, Robotics, FMS, and CIM.
Product Design and Development:
Principles of good product design, tolerance design; quality and cost
considerations; product life cycle; standardization, simplification,
diversification, value engineering and analysis, concurrent engineering.
Engineering Economy and Costing:
Elementary cost accounting and methods of depreciation; break-even analysis,
techniques for evaluation of capital investments, financial statements.
Work System Design: Taylor’s
scientific management, Gilbreths’s contributions; productivity - concepts and
measurements; method study, micro-motion study, principles of motion economy;
work measurement - stop watch time study, work sampling, standard data, PMTS;
ergonomics; job evaluation, merit rating, incentive schemes, and wage
administration; business process reengineering.
Facility Design: Facility
location factors and evaluation of alternate locations; types of plant layout
and their evaluation; computer aided layout design techniques; assembly line
balancing; materials handling systems.
Production Planning and
Inventory Control: Forecasting techniques - causal and time series models,
moving average, exponential smoothing, trend and seasonality; aggregate
production planning; master production scheduling; MRP and MRP-II; order control
and flow control; routing, scheduling and priority dispatching; push and pull
production systems, concept of JIT manufacturing system; logistics,
distribution, and supply chain management; Inventory - functions, costs,
classifications, deterministic and probabilistic inventory models, quantity
discount; perpetual and periodic inventory control systems.
Operation Research: Linear
programming - problem formulation, simplex method, duality and sensitivity
analysis; transportation and assignment models; network flow models, constrained
optimization and Lagrange multipliers; simple queuing models; dynamic
programming; simulation - manufacturing applications; PERT and CPM, time-cost
trade-off, resource leveling.
Quality Management: Quality
- concept and costs, quality circles, quality assurance; statistical quality
control, acceptance sampling, zero defects, six sigma; total quality management;
ISO 9000; design of experiments - Taguchi method.
Reliability and Maintenance:
Reliability, availability and maintainability; distribution of failure and
repair times; determination of MTBF and MTTR, reliability models; system
reliability determination; preventive maintenance and replacement, total
productive maintenance - concept and applications.
Management Information System:
Value of information; information storage and retrieval system - database and
data structures; knowledge based systems.
Intellectual Property System:
Definition of intellectual property, importance of IPR; TRIPS and its
implications, patent, copyright, industrial design and trademark.