Friday, August 26, 2011

First Year Second Semester Syllabus for anna university students regulation 2008

(with effect from the academic year 2008 – 2009)



1.         HS2161                       TECHNICAL ENGLISH II                              3   1   0   4 
To encourage students to actively involve in participative learning of English and to help them acquire Communication Skills.

1.    To help students develop listening skills for academic and professional purposes.
2.    To help students acquire the ability to speak effectively in English in real-life situations.
3.    To inculcate reading habit and to develop effective reading skills.
4.    To help students improve their active and passive vocabulary.
5.    To familiarize students with different rhetorical functions of scientific English.
6.    To enable students write letters and reports effectively in formal and business situations.

UNIT I                                                                                                                           12                             
Technical Vocabulary - meanings in context, sequencing words, Articles- Prepositions, intensive reading& predicting content, Reading and interpretation, extended definitions, Process description

Suggested activities:

1.    Exercises on word formation using the prefix ‘self’ - Gap filling with preposition.
2.    Exercises - Using sequence words.
3.    Reading comprehension exercise with questions based on inference – Reading headings 
4.    and  predicting the content – Reading advertisements and interpretation.
5.    Writing extended definitions – Writing descriptions of processes – Writing paragraphs based on discussions – Writing paragraphs describing the future.

UNIT II                                                                                                                          12
Phrases / Structures indicating use / purpose – Adverbs-Skimming – Non-verbal communication - Listening – correlating verbal and non-verbal communication -Speaking in group discussions – Formal Letter writing – Writing analytical paragraphs.               

Suggested activities:

1.    Reading comprehension exercises with questions on overall content – Discussions analyzing stylistic features (creative and factual description) - Reading comprehension exercises with texts including graphic communication - Exercises in interpreting non-verbal communication.
2.    Listening comprehension exercises to categorise data in tables.
3.    Writing formal letters, quotations, clarification, complaint – Letter seeking permission for Industrial visits– Writing analytical paragraphs on different debatable issues.

UNIT III                                                                                                                       12
Cause and effect expressions – Different grammatical forms of the same word - Speaking – stress and intonation, Group Discussions - Reading – Critical reading - Listening, - Writing – using connectives, report writing – types, structure, data collection, content, form, recommendations .      
Suggested activities:
1.    Exercises combining sentences using cause and effect expressions – Gap filling exercises using the appropriate tense forms – Making sentences using different grammatical forms of the same word. ( Eg: object –verb / object – noun )
2.    Speaking exercises involving the use of stress and intonation – Group discussions– analysis of problems and offering solutions.
3.    Reading comprehension exercises with critical questions, Multiple choice question.
4.    Sequencing of jumbled sentences using connectives – Writing different types of reports like industrial accident report and survey report – Writing recommendations.

UNIT  IV                                                                                                                     12
Numerical adjectives – Oral instructions  – Descriptive writing  – Argumentative paragraphs –  Letter of application - content, format (CV /  Bio-data) - Instructions, imperative forms - Checklists, Yes/No question form – E-mail communication.
Suggested Activities:

1.    Rewriting exercises using numerical adjectives.
2.    Reading comprehension exercises with analytical questions on content – Evaluation  of content.
3.    Listening comprehension – entering information in tabular form, intensive listening exercise and completing the steps of a process.
4.    Speaking - Role play – group discussions – Activities giving oral instructions.
5.    Writing descriptions, expanding  hints – Writing argumentative paragraphs – Writing formal letters – Writing letter of application with CV/Bio-data – Writing general and safety instructions – Preparing checklists – Writing e-mail messages.

UNIT V                                                                                                                         9 
Speaking - Discussion of Problems and solutions - Creative and critical thinking – Writing an essay, Writing a proposal.
Suggested Activities:

        1. Case Studies on problems and solutions
        2. Brain storming and discussion
        3. Writing Critical essays
        4. Writing short proposals of 2 pages for starting a project, solving problems,     etc.
5. Writing advertisements.

1.    Chapters 5 – 8. Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, Anna University, ‘English for Engineers and Technologists’ Combined Edition (Volumes 1 & 2), Chennai: Orient Longman Pvt. Ltd., 2006. Themes 5 – 8 (Technology, Communication, Environment, Industry)


1.    P. K. Dutt, G. Rajeevan and C.L.N Prakash, ‘A Course in Communication      Skills’, Cambridge University Press, India 2007. 
2.    Krishna Mohan and Meera Banerjee, ‘Developing Communication Skills’,      Macmillan India Ltd., (Reprinted 1994 – 2007).
3.    Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe, ‘Objective English’, Second Edition,      Pearson Education, 2007. 

Extensive Reading: 

  1. Robin Sharma, ‘The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari’, Jaico Publishing House, 2007

The book listed under Extensive Reading is meant for inculcating the reading habit of the students. They need not be used for testing purposes.

2.         MA2161                      MATHEMATICS – II                                         3  1  0  4

UNIT I             ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS                                      12
Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients – Method of variation of parameters – Cauchy’s and Legendre’s linear equations – Simultaneous first order linear equations with constant coefficients.

UNIT II            VECTOR CALCULUS                                                                                    12
Gradient Divergence and Curl – Directional derivative – Irrotational and solenoidal vector fields – Vector integration – Green’s theorem in a plane, Gauss divergence theorem and stokes’ theorem (excluding proofs) – Simple applications involving cubes and rectangular parallelpipeds.

UNIT III           ANALYTIC FUNCTIONS                                                                    12
Functions of a complex variable – Analytic functions – Necessary conditions, Cauchy – Riemann equation and Sufficient conditions (excluding proofs) – Harmonic and orthogonal properties of analytic function – Harmonic conjugate – Construction of analytic functions – Conformal mapping : w= z+c, cz, 1/z, and bilinear transformation.

UNIT IV           COMPLEX INTEGRATION                                                                12 
Complex integration – Statement and applications of Cauchy’s integral theorem and Cauchy’s integral formula – Taylor and Laurent expansions – Singular points – Residues – Residue theorem – Application of residue theorem to evaluate real integrals – Unit circle and semi-circular contour(excluding poles on boundaries).

UNIT V            LAPLACE TRANSFORM                                                                   12
Laplace transform – Conditions for existence – Transform of elementary functions – Basic properties – Transform of derivatives and integrals – Transform of unit step function and impulse functions – Transform of periodic functions. 

Definition of Inverse Laplace transform as contour integral – Convolution theorem (excluding proof) – Initial and Final value theorems – Solution of linear ODE of second order with constant coefficients using Laplace transformation techniques.


1.   Bali N. P and Manish Goyal, “Text book of Engineering Mathematics”, 3rd Edition, Laxmi Publications (p) Ltd., (2008).
2.   Grewal. B.S, “Higher Engineering Mathematics”, 40th Edition, Khanna Publications, Delhi, (2007).


1.    Ramana B.V, “Higher Engineering Mathematics”,Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company, New Delhi, (2007).
2.    Glyn James, “Advanced Engineering Mathematics”, 3rd Edition, Pearson Education, (2007).
3.    Erwin Kreyszig, “Advanced Engineering Mathematics”, 7th Edition, Wiley India, (2007).
4.    Jain R.K and Iyengar S.R.K, “Advanced Engineering Mathematics”, 3rd Edition, Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., (2007).
3.         PH2161                       ENGINEERING PHYSICS – II                          3  0  0  3
UNIT  I           CONDUCTING MATERIALS                                                                 9 
Conductors – classical free electron theory of metals – Electrical and thermal conductivity – Wiedemann – Franz law – Lorentz number – Draw backs of classical theory – Quantum theory – Fermi distribution function – Effect of temperature on Fermi Function – Density of energy states – carrier concentration in metals.

UNIT  II         SEMICONDUCTING MATERIALS                                                         9
Intrinsic semiconductor – carrier concentration derivation – Fermi level – Variation of Fermi level with temperature – electrical conductivity – band gap determination – extrinsic semiconductors – carrier concentration derivation in n-type and p-type semiconductor – variation of Fermi level with temperature and impurity concentration – compound semiconductors – Hall effect –Determination of Hall coefficient – Applications.

Origin of magnetic moment – Bohr magneton – Dia and para magnetism – Ferro magnetism – Domain theory – Hysteresis – soft and hard magnetic materials – anti – ferromagnetic materials – Ferrites – applications – magnetic recording and readout – storage of magnetic data – tapes, floppy and magnetic disc drives.
Superconductivity : properties - Types of super conductors – BCS theory of superconductivity(Qualitative) - High Tc superconductors – Applications of superconductors – SQUID, cryotron, magnetic levitation.

UNIT  IV         DIELECTRIC  MATERIALS                                                                  9
Electrical susceptibility – dielectric constant – electronic, ionic, orientational and space charge polarization – frequency and temperature dependence of polarisation – internal field – Claussius – Mosotti relation (derivation) – dielectric loss – dielectric breakdown – uses of dielectric materials (capacitor and transformer) – ferroelectricity and applications.

UNIT  V          MODERN ENGINEERING MATERIALS                                              9
Metallic glasses: preparation, properties and applications.
Shape memory alloys (SMA): Characteristics, properties of NiTi alloy,  application, advantages and disadvantages of SMA
Nanomaterials:  synthesis –plasma arcing – chemical vapour deposition – sol-gels – electrodeposition – ball milling - properties of nanoparticles and applications. 
Carbon nanotubes: fabrication – arc method – pulsed laser deposition – chemical vapour deposition - structure – properties and applications.
  1. Charles Kittel ‘ Introduction to Solid State Physics’, John Wiley & sons,
    7th edition, Singapore (2007) 
  2. Charles P. Poole and  Frank J.Ownen, ’Introduction to Nanotechnology’, Wiley India(2007) (for Unit V)

1.     Rajendran, V, and Marikani A, ‘Materials science’Tata McGraw Hill publications, (2004) New delhi.
2.     Jayakumar, S. ‘Materials science’, R.K. Publishers, Coimbatore, (2008).
3.     Palanisamy P.K, ‘Materials science’, Scitech publications(India) Pvt. LTd., Chennai, second Edition(2007)
4.     M. Arumugam, ‘Materials Science’ Anuradha publications, Kumbakonam, (2006).
4.         CY2161           ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY – II                             3   0   0   3

To impart a sound knowledge on the principles of chemistry involving the different application oriented topics required for all engineering branches.

        • The student should be conversant with the principles electrochemistry,    electrochemical cells, emf and applications of emf measurements.
        • Principles of corrosion control
        • Chemistry of Fuels and combustion
        • Industrial importance of Phase rule and alloys
        • Analytical techniques and their importance.
UNIT  I            ELECTROCHEMISTRY                                                                       9

Electrochemical cells – reversible and irreversible cells – EMF – measurement of emf – Single electrode potential – Nernst equation (problem) – reference electrodes –Standard Hydrogen electrode -Calomel electrode – Ion selective electrode – glass electrode and measurement of pH – electrochemical series – significance – potentiometer titrations (redox - Fe²+ vs dichromate and precipitation – Ag+ vs CI- titrations) and conduct metric titrations (acid-base – HCI vs, NaOH) titrations,
UNIT  II           CORROSION AND CORROSION CONTROL                                  9
Chemical corrosion – Pilling – Bedworth rule – electrochemical corrosion – different types – galvanic corrosion – differential aeration corrosion – factors influencing corrosion – corrosion control – sacrificial anode and impressed cathodic current methods – corrosion inhibitors – protective coatings – paints – constituents and functions – metallic coatings – electroplating (Au) and electroless (Ni) plating.

UNIT III           FUELS AND COMBUSTION                                                              9
Calorific value – classification – Coal – proximate and ultimate analysis metallurgical coke – manufacture by Otto-Hoffmann method – Petroleum processing and fractions – cracking – catalytic cracking and methods-knocking – octane number and cetane number – synthetic petrol – Fischer Tropsch and Bergius processes – Gaseous fuels- water gas, producer gas, CNG and LPG, Flue gas analysis – Orsat apparatus – theoretical air for combustion. 

UNIT IV           PHASE RULE AND ALLOYS                                                              9
Statement and explanation of terms involved – one component system – water system – condensed phase rule – construction of phase diagram by thermal analysis – simple eutectic systems (lead-silver system only) – alloys – importance, ferrous alloys – nichrome and stainless steel – heat treatment of steel, non-ferrous alloys – brass and bronze. 
UNIT V            ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES                                                              9
Beer-Lambert’s law (problem) – UV-visible spectroscopy and IR spectroscopy – principles – instrumentation (problem) (block diagram only) – estimation of iron by colorimetry – flame photometry – principle – instrumentation (block diagram only) – estimation of sodium by flame photometry – atomic absorption spectroscopy – principles – instrumentation (block diagram only) – estimation of nickel by atomic absorption spectroscopy.


  1. P.C.Jain and Monica Jain, “Engineering Chemistry” Dhanpat Rai Pub, Co., New Delhi (2002).
  2. S.S.Dara “A text book of Engineering Chemistry” S.Chand & Co.Ltd., New Delhi (2006).


1.    B.Sivasankar “Engineering Chemistry” Tata McGraw-Hill Pub.Co.Ltd, New Delhi (2008).
2.    B.K.Sharma “Engineering Chemistry” Krishna Prakasan Media (P) Ltd., Meerut (2001). 

5. a      ME2151                      ENGINEERING MECHANICS                         3   1  0  4

At the end of this course the student should be able to understand the vectorial and scalar representation of forces and moments, static equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies both in two dimensions and also in three dimensions. Further, he should understand the principle of work and energy. He should be able to comprehend the effect of friction on equilibrium. He should be able to understand the laws of motion, the kinematics of motion and the interrelationship. He should also be able to write the dynamic equilibrium equation. All these should be achieved both conceptually and through solved examples.

UNIT I             BASICS & STATICS OF PARTICLES                                               12
Introduction – Units and Dimensions – Laws of Mechanics – Lame’s theorem, Parallelogram and triangular Law of forces – Vectors – Vectorial representation of forces and moments – Vector operations: additions, subtraction, dot product, cross product – Coplanar Forces – Resolution and Composition of forces – Equilibrium of a particle – Forces in space – Equilibrium of a particle in space – Equivalent systems of forces – Principle of transmissibility – Single equivalent force.

UNIT II            EQUILIBRIUM OF RIGID BODIES                                                    12
Free body diagram – Types of supports and their reactions – requirements of stable equilibrium – Moments and Couples – Moment of a force about a point and about an axis – Vectorial representation of moments and couples – Scalar components of a moment – Varignon’s theorem – Equilibrium of Rigid bodies in two dimensions – Equilibrium of Rigid bodies in three dimensions – Examples

UNIT III           PROPERTIES OF SURFACES AND SOLIDS                                 12
Determination of Areas and Volumes – First moment of area and the Centroid of sections – Rectangle, circle, triangle from integration – T section, I section, - Angle section, Hollow section by using standard formula – second and product moments of plane area – Rectangle, triangle, circle from integration – T section, I section, Angle section, Hollow section by using standard formula – Parallel axis theorem and perpendicular axis theorem – Polar moment of inertia – Principal moments of inertia of plane areas – Principal axes of inertia – Mass moment of inertia – Derivation of mass moment of inertia for rectangular section, prism, sphere from first principle – Relation to area moments of inertia.

UNIT IV           DYNAMICS OF PARTICLES                                                             12
Displacements, Velocity and acceleration, their relationship – Relative motion – Curvilinear motion – Newton’s law – Work Energy Equation of particles – Impulse and Momentum – Impact of elastic bodies.

Frictional force – Laws of Coloumb friction – simple contact friction – Rolling resistance – Belt friction.
Translation and Rotation of Rigid Bodies – Velocity and acceleration – General Plane motion.

1.      Beer, F.P and Johnson Jr. E.R. “Vector Mechanics for Engineers”, Vol. 1 Statics and Vol. 2 Dynamics, McGraw-Hill International Edition, (1997).

  1. Rajasekaran, S, Sankarasubramanian, G., “Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics”, Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., (2000).
  2. Hibbeller, R.C., “Engineering Mechanics”, Vol. 1 Statics, Vol. 2 Dynamics, Pearson Education Asia Pvt. Ltd., (2000).  
  3. Palanichamy, M.S., Nagam, S., “Engineering Mechanics – Statics & Dynamics”, Tata McGraw-Hill, (2001).
  4. Irving H. Shames, “Engineering Mechanics – Statics and Dynamics”, IV Edition – Pearson Education Asia Pvt. Ltd., (2003).
  5. Ashok Gupta, “Interactive Engineering Mechanics – Statics – A Virtual Tutor (CDROM)”, Pearson Education Asia Pvt., Ltd., (2002).


5. b      EE2151                           CIRCUIT THEORY                                     3   1   0  4
(Common to EEE, EIE and ICE Branches)

UNIT  I            BASIC CIRCUITS ANALYSIS                                                           12 
Ohm’s Law – Kirchoffs laws – DC and AC Circuits – Resistors in series and parallel circuits – Mesh current and node voltage method of analysis for D.C and A.C. circuits.

UNIT II            NETWORK REDUCTION AND NETWORK THEOREMS FOR DC AND AC     CIRCUITS:                                                                      12
Network reduction: voltage and current division, source transformation – star delta conversion.
Thevenins and Novton & Theorem – Superposition Theorem – Maximum power transfer theorem – Reciprocity Theorem.                                                        
UNIT III           RESONANCE AND COUPLED CIRCUITS                                      12
Series and paralled resonance – their frequency response – Quality factor and Bandwidth - Self and mutual inductance – Coefficient of coupling – Tuned circuits – Single tuned circuits.                                                                                                  
UNIT IV           TRANSIENT RESPONSE FOR DC CIRCUITS                                12
Transient response of RL, RC and RLC Circuits using Laplace transform for DC input and A.C. with sinusoidal input.
UNIT V            ANALYSING THREE PHASE CIRCUITS                                         12

Three phase balanced / unbalanced voltage sources – analysis of three phase 3-wire and 4-wire circuits with star and delta connected loads, balanced & un balanced – phasor diagram of voltages and currents – power and power factor measurements in three phase circuits. 



  1. William H. Hayt Jr, Jack E. Kemmerly and Steven M. Durbin, “Engineering Circuits Analysis”,Tata McGraw Hill publishers, 6th edition, New Delhi, (2002).
  2. Sudhakar A and Shyam Mohan SP, “Circuits and Network Analysis and Synthesis”,Tata McGraw Hill, (2007).


  1. Paranjothi SR, “Electric Circuits Analysis,” New Age International Ltd., New Delhi, (1996).
  2. Joseph A. Edminister, Mahmood Nahri, “Electric circuits”, Schaum’s series, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi (2001). 
  3. Chakrabati A, “Circuits Theory (Analysis and synthesis), Dhanpath Rai & Sons, New Delhi, (1999).
  4. Charles K. Alexander, Mathew N.O. Sadik, “Fundamentals of Electric Circuits”, Second Edition, McGraw Hill, (2003). 

5. c      EC2151      ELECTRIC CIRCUITS AND ELECTRON DEVICES         3 1  0  4
        (For ECE, CSE, IT and Biomedical Engg. Branches)

UNIT I             CIRCUIT ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES                                                 12
Kirchoff’s current and voltage laws –  series and parallel connection of independent sources – R, L and C – Network Theorems – Thevenin, Superposition, Norton, Maximum power transfer and duality – Star-delta conversion. 

UNIT II            TRANSIENT RESONANCE IN RLC CIRCUITS                                12
Basic RL, RC and RLC circuits and their responses to pulse and sinusoidal inputs – frequency response – Parallel and series resonances – Q factor – single tuned and double tuned circuits. 

UNIT III           SEMICONDUCTOR DIODES                                                            12
Review of intrinsic & extrinsic semiconductors – Theory of PN junction diode – Energy band structure – current equation – space charge and diffusion capacitances – effect of temperature and breakdown mechanism – Zener diode and its characteristics.

UNIT IV           TRANSISTORS                                                                                   12
Principle of operation of PNP and NPN transistors – study of CE, CB and CC configurations and comparison of their characteristics – Breakdown in transistors – operation and comparison of N-Channel and P-Channel JFET – drain current equation – MOSFET – Enhancement and depletion types – structure and operation – comparison of BJT with MOSFET – thermal effect on MOSFET. 

(Qualitative Treatment only)                                                 12
Tunnel diodes – PIN diode, varactor diode – SCR characteristics and two transistor equivalent model – UJT – Diac and Triac – Laser, CCD, Photodiode, Phototransistor, Photoconductive and Photovoltaic cells – LED, LCD. 

  1. Joseph A. Edminister, Mahmood, Nahri, “Electric Circuits” –  Shaum series,Tata McGraw Hill, (2001)
  2. S. Salivahanan, N. Suresh kumar and A. Vallavanraj, “Electronic Devices and Circuits”,Tata McGraw Hill, 2nd Edition, (2008). 
  3. David A. Bell, “Electronic Devices and Circuits”, Oxford University Press,  5th Edition, (2008). 


  1. Robert T. Paynter, “Introducing Electronics Devices and Circuits”, Pearson Education, 7th Education, (2006).
  2. William H. Hayt, J.V. Jack, E. Kemmebly and steven M. Durbin, “Engineering Circuit Analysis”,Tata McGraw Hill, 6th Edition, 2002. 
  3. J. Millman & Halkins, Satyebranta Jit, “Electronic Devices & Circuits”,Tata McGraw Hill, 2nd Edition, 2008.

(Common to branches under Civil, Mechanical and Technology faculty)

UNIT  I      ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS & MEASURMENTS                                        12
Ohm’s Law – Kirchoff’s Laws – Steady State Solution of DC Circuits – Introduction to AC Circuits – Waveforms and RMS Value – Power and Power factor – Single Phase and Three Phase Balanced Circuits.

Operating Principles of Moving Coil and Moving Iron Instruments (Ammeters and Voltmeters), Dynamometer type Watt meters and Energy meters.

UNIT  II    ELECTRICAL MECHANICS                                                                     12
Construction, Principle of Operation, Basic Equations and Applications of DC Generators, DC Motors, Single Phase Transformer, single phase induction Motor.

Characteristics of PN Junction Diode – Zener Effect – Zener Diode and its Characteristics – Half wave and Full wave Rectifiers – Voltage Regulation.

Bipolar Junction Transistor – CB, CE, CC Configurations and Characteristics – Elementary Treatment of Small Signal Amplifier.  

UNIT  IV   DIGITAL ELECTRONICS                                                                                     12 
Binary Number System – Logic Gates – Boolean Algebra – Half and Full Adders – Flip-Flops – Registers and Counters – A/D and D/A Conversion (single concepts)                

Types of Signals: Analog and Digital Signals – Modulation and Demodulation: Principles of Amplitude and Frequency Modulations.

Communication Systems: Radio, TV, Fax, Microwave, Satellite and Optical Fibre (Block Diagram Approach only).

         TOTAL : 60 PERIODS

1.    V.N. Mittle “Basic Electrical Engineering”,Tata McGraw Hill Edition, New Delhi, 1990.
2.    R.S. Sedha, “Applied Electronics” S. Chand & Co., 2006.


  1. Muthusubramanian R, Salivahanan S and Muraleedharan K A, “Basic Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering”,Tata McGraw Hill, Second Edition, (2006).
  2. Nagsarkar T K and Sukhija M S, “Basics of Electrical Engineering”, Oxford press (2005).
  3. Mehta V K, “Principles of Electronics”, S.Chand & Company Ltd, (1994).
  4. Mahmood Nahvi and Joseph A. Edminister, “Electric Circuits”, Schaum’ Outline Series, McGraw Hill, (2002).
  5. Premkumar N, “Basic Electrical Engineering”, Anuradha Publishers, (2003).

6. b       GE2152          BASIC CIVIL & MECHANICAL ENGINEERING       4   0   0   4
          (Common to branches under Electrical and I & C Faculty)


Surveying: Objects – types – classification – principles – measurements of distances – angles – leveling – determination of areas – illustrative examples.

Civil Engineering Materials: Bricks – stones – sand – cement – concrete – steel sections.

UNIT II      BUILDING COMPONENTS AND STRUCTURES                                   15

Foundations: Types, Bearing capacity – Requirement of good foundations.

Superstructure: Brick masonry – stone masonry – beams – columns – lintels – roofing – flooring – plastering – Mechanics – Internal and external forces – stress – strain – elasticity – Types of Bridges and Dams – Basics of Interior Design and Landscaping.



 UNIT  III       POWER PLANT ENGINEERING                                                         10
Introduction, Classification of Power Plants – Working principle of steam, Gas, Diesel, Hydro-electric and Nuclear Power plants – Merits and Demerits – Pumps and turbines – working principle of Reciprocating pumps (single acting and double acting) – Centrifugal Pump.

UNIT IV      I C ENGINES                                                                                            10
Internal combustion engines as automobile power plant – Working principle of Petrol and Diesel Engines – Four stroke and two stroke cycles – Comparison of four stroke and two stroke engines – Boiler as a power plant.

Terminology of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Principle of vapour compression and absorption system – Layout of typical domestic refrigerator – Window and Split type room Air conditioner.
           TOTAL:  30 PERIODS 


1.    Shanmugam G and Palanichamy M S, “Basic Civil and Mechanical Engineering”,Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co., New Delhi, (1996).
2.    Ramamrutham. S, “Basic Civil Engineering”, Dhanpat Rai Publishing Co. (P) Ltd. (1999).
3.    Seetharaman S. “Basic Civil Engineering”, Anuradha Agencies, (2005).
4.    Venugopal K and Prahu Raja V, “Basic Mechanical Engineering”, Anuradha Publishers, Kumbakonam, (2000).
5.    Shantha Kumar S R J., “Basic Mechanical Engineering”, Hi-tech Publications, Mayiladuthurai, (2000). 
 7.        GE2155             COMPUTER PRACTICE LABORATORY – II              0  1  2  2 


1. UNIX COMMANDS                                                                                               15

Study of Unix OS - Basic Shell Commands -  Unix Editor 

2. SHELL PROGRAMMING                                                                                     15 

Simple Shell program - Conditional Statements - Testing and Loops 

3. C PROGRAMMING ON UNIX                                                                              15

Dynamic Storage Allocation-Pointers-Functions-File Handling 




         1 UNIX Clone Server 
         33 Nodes (thin client or PCs) 
         Printer – 3 Nos.


         OS – UNIX Clone (33 user license or License free Linux) 
         Compiler - C 

8.         GS2165                       PHYSICS LABORATORY – II                      0   0    3   2 


        1. Determination of Young’s modulus of the material – non uniform bending.
        2. Determination of Band Gap of a semiconductor material.
        3. Determination of specific resistance of a given coil of wire – Carey Foster     Bridge.
        4. Determination of viscosity of liquid – Poiseuille’s method.
        5. Spectrometer dispersive power of a prism.
        6. Determination of Young’s modulus of the material – uniform bending.
        7. Torsional pendulum – Determination of rigidity modulus.

                   A minimum of FIVE experiments shall be offered. 
                   Laboratory classes on alternate weeks for Physics and Chemistry.
                   The lab examinations will be held only in the second semester. 

GS2165                                   CHEMISTRY  LABORATORY – II                  0  0  3  2


        1. Conduct metric titration (Simple acid base)  
        2. Conduct metric titration (Mixture of weak and strong acids) 
        3. Conduct metric titration using BaCl2 vs Na2 SO4 
        4. Potentiometric Titration (Fe2+ / KMnO4  or  K2Cr2O7)
        5. PH titration (acid & base)  
        6. Determination of water of crystallization of a crystalline salt (Copper     sulphate)
        7. Estimation of Ferric iron by spectrophotometry.

                   A minimum of FIVE experiments shall be offered. 
                   Laboratory classes on alternate weeks for Physics and Chemistry.
                   The lab examinations will be held only in the second semester. 

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List of Exercises using software capable of Drafting and Modeling

  1. Study of capabilities of software for Drafting and Modeling – Coordinate systems (absolute, relative, polar, etc.) – Creation of simple figures like polygon and general multi-line figures.

  1. Drawing of a Title Block with necessary text and projection symbol.

  1. Drawing of curves like parabola, spiral, involute using Bspline or cubic spline.

  1. Drawing of front view and top view of simple solids like prism, pyramid, cylinder, cone, etc, and dimensioning.

  1. Drawing front view, top view and side view of objects from the given pictorial views (eg. V-block, Base of a mixie, Simple stool, Objects with hole and curves).

  1. Drawing of a plan of residential building ( Two bed rooms, kitchen, hall, etc.)

  1. Drawing of a simple steel truss.

  1. Drawing sectional views of prism, pyramid, cylinder, cone, etc,

  1. Drawing isometric projection of simple objects.

  1. Creation of 3-D models of simple objects and obtaining 2-D multi-view drawings from 3-D model.

Note: Plotting of drawings must be made for each exercise and attached to the records written by students.

List of Equipments for a batch of 30 students:

        1. Pentium IV computer or better hardware, with suitable graphics facility  -30 No.
        2. Licensed software for Drafting and Modeling.  – 30 Licenses
        3. Laser Printer or Plotter to print / plot drawings – 2 No.

9. b                  EE2155           ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT LABORATORY     0  0  3  2
                                                    (Common to EEE, EIE and ICE)


        1. Verification of ohm’s laws and kirchoff’s laws.
        2. Verification of Thevemin’s and Norton’s Theorem
        3. Verification of superposition Theorem
        4. Verification of maximum power transfer theorem.
        5. Verification of reciprocity theorem 
        6. Measurement of self inductance of a coil 
        7. Verification of mesh and nodal analysis. 
        8. Transient response of RL and RC circuits for DC input.  
        9. Frequency response of series and parallel resonance circuits.
        10. Frequency response of single tuned coupled circuits.


9. c             EC2155    CIRCUITS AND DEVICES LABORATORY     0  0   3  2 

        1. Verification of KVL and KCL 
        2. Verification of Thevenin and Norton Theorems. 
        3. Verification of superposition Theorem.
        4. Verification of Maximum power transfer and reciprocity theorems. 
        5. Frequency response of series and parallel resonance circuits.
        6. Characteristics of PN and Zener diode
        7. Characteristics of CE configuration
        8. Characteristics of CB configuration
        9. Characteristics of UJT and SCR
        10. Characteristics of JFET and MOSFET
        11. Characteristics of Diac and Triac.
        12. Characteristics of Photodiode and Phototransistor.


10.                   ENGLISH LANGUAGE LABORATORY (Optional)          0    0   2   -   
1. Listening:                                                                                                                     5     

Listening & answering questions – gap filling – Listening and Note taking- Listening to telephone conversations

2. Speaking:                                                                                                                    5

Pronouncing words & sentences correctly – word stress – Conversation practice.

Classroom Session                                                                                                    20 

1. Speaking: Introducing oneself, Introducing others, Role play, Debate-       Presentations: Body language, gestures, postures.
Group Discussions etc
2.   Goal setting – interviews – stress time management – situational reasons 


        (1) Lab Session – 40 marks

                      Listening      – 10 marks
                      Speaking     – 10 marks
                      Reading       – 10 marks
                      Writing         – 10 marks  

        (2) Classroom Session – 60 marks

              Role play activities giving real life context – 30 marks
              Presentation                                                – 30 marks

Note on Evaluation 

         1. Examples for role play situations:
        a. Marketing engineer convincing a customer to buy his product.
        b. Telephone conversation – Fixing an official appointment / Enquiry on availability of flight or train tickets / placing an order. etc.

         2. Presentations could be just a Minute (JAM activity) or an Extempore on     simple topics or visuals could be provided and students could be asked to      talk about it.


  1. Hartley, Peter, Group Communication, London: Routledge, (2004).
  2. Doff, Adrian and Christopher Jones, Language in Use – (Intermediate level), Cambridge University Press, (1994).
  3. Gammidge, Mick, Speaking Extra – A resource book of multi-level skills activities , Cambridge University Press, (2004).
  4. Craven, Miles, Listening Extra - A resource book of multi-level skills activities, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, (2004).
  5. Naterop, Jean & Rod Revell, Telephoning in English, Cambridge University Press, (1987).

         1. Teacher – Console and systems for students
         2. English Language Lab Software
         3. Tape Recorders.

5.         MR 2151      MARINE ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS            3  0  0  3

To impart knowledge to the students about Marine Engineering Thermodynamics.

At the end of the study of this topic the students should have the knowledge on basic Thermodynamics and solve the problems on First and Second Law of Thermodynamics and Gas power cycles. Also should have the knowledge on fuel used in IC Engines and Combustion of Fuels.

Thermodynamic systems, concepts of continuum, thermodynamic properties, equilibrium, processes, cycle, work, heat, temperature, Zeroth law of thermodynamics. First law of thermodynamics – applications to closed and open systems, internal energy, specific heats, enthalpy,. – applications to steady and unsteady flow conditions.

Thermodynamic systems,  Second law of thermodynamics Statements, Reversibility, causes of irreversibility, Carnot cycle, reversed Carnot cycle, heat engines, refrigerators, and heat pumps. Clausius inequality, entropy, principles of increase in entropy, Carnot theorem, available energy, availability.

UNIT III FLUID CYCLES                                                                                           12
Thermo dynamic properties of pure substances, property diagram, PVT surface of water and other substances, calculation of properties, first law and second law analysis using tables and charts,

UNIT IV  GAS POWER CYCLES                                                                             12
properties of ideal and real gases, equation of state, gas laws.  Gas power cycles – Carnot, Otto, Diesel, Dual, Brayton, Ericsson, Sterling, Lenoir, Atkinson Cycles.

Exact differentials, T-D diagrams, Maxwell relations, Clasius Claperon Equations, Joule-Thomson coefficients. Heat value of fuels, Combustion equations, Theoretical and excess air, Air fuel ratio and Exhaust gas analysis

                                                                                                TOTAL : 60 PERIODS


1.     Nag, P.K., “Engineering Thermodynamics”, 1st Edition, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited New Delhi, 1993.
2.     Russel,  “Engineering Thermodynamics”, 1st Edition,  Oxford University Press, 2007


1.     Holmann, “Thermodynamics”, 4th Edition, McGraw-Hill Book Company,New York,1888.
2.     Rao, Y.V.C., “Thermodynamics”,4th Edition,Wiley Eastern Ltd.,New Delhi,1993.

10.                   MR 2155         WORKSHOP FITTING                                   0   0  3  2

  To impart knowledge on the Fitting methods of Metal joining Process

        On Completion of the Course The Students are expected to have the Knowledge  of  Metal  Cutting and Joining  Process  Tools and equipments used in Smithy, Carpentry, Fitting, Foundry, Welding and Sheet Metal.


SHEET METAL                                                                                                           20
      Fabrication of tray, cone etc. with sheet metal. 

WELDING                                                                                                                    20
      Arc Welding of butt joint, Lap joint, Tee fillet etc. Demonstration of gas welding. 

FITTING                                                                                                                     20
      Practice in chipping, filing, drilling – Making Vee, square and dove tail joints. 
                                                                                                                                             TOTAL:  60 PERIODS
1.  V.S.Venkatachalapathy, First Year Engineering Workshop Practice, Raamalinga Publications, Madurai, 1999.
2.  P.Kannaiah and K.C.Narayana, Manual on Workshop Practice, Scitech     Publications, Chennai, 1999.


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