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OR & Supply Chain (ME-7003)

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Syllabus UNIT 1:
Linear system and distribution models: Mathematical formulation of linear systems by LP, solution of LP for two variables only, special cases of transportation and assignment and its solution, Vogel’s forward looking penalty method, cell evaluation degeneracy, use of SW Lindo, Tora, Excell. UNIT 2:
Supply chain (SCM): Definition, importance, expenditure and opportunities in SCM; integration of inbound, outbound logistics and manufacturing to SCM, flow of material money and information, difficulties in SCM due to local v/s system wide (global) optimization and uncertainties in demand and transportation; Bull-whip effect; customer value; IT, info-sharing and strategic partnerships; plant and warehouse-network configuration; supply contracts and revenue sharing; outsourcing; transportation, cross docking and distribution, forecasting models in SCM; coordination and leadership issues; change of purchasing role and vendor rating, variability from multiple suppliers. UNI…

Machine Tool Design (ME-7004)

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Syllabus UNIT 1:
Classification, General Requirements and Design Recommendations of Machine Tools. Cutting forces in various machining processes and power requirements of various Machine Tools such as Lathe Machine, Drilling Machine, Shaping Machine, Milling Machine, Grinding Machine and Broaching Machine UNIT 2:
Kinematics of Machine Tool Drives, Classification, selection of maximum and minimum cutting speeds and feeds, series of spindle speed, standard series and value of common ratio, determining common ratio and transmission ratio for drives powered by multispeed electric motor, Semigraphical method for transmission ratio, structures deviating from normal uniform structures, gear box layout and teeth calculations, step less regulationsElectrical and Mechanical. UNIT 3:
Design aspects of Machine Tool Elements, Framework, Guides, Spindle Bearing and Power Screws UNIT 4:
Lubrication and Rigidity in Machine Tools, Introduction, Steps in selecting proper lubrication oil, Frictional…

Reliability Engineering (ME-7004)

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Syllabus UNIT 1:
Reliability : Definition, Importance, History, Failure pattern of complex product, Factor of safety and reliability, Reliability analysis procedure, Reliability management Some examples of system failures. UNIT 2:
Basic probability theory, Set theory, Laws of probability, Probability theorem Random variables and probability distributions, Central limit theorem, UNIT 3:
Functions of random variables, Single , two and several random variables, Probability distribution functions, density functions for different types of discrete and continuous variables, mean, mode and median, Numerical solutions, Extremal distributions, UNIT 4:
Modeling of geometry, strength and loads, Fatigue strength, Time dependent reliability of components, Failure rate versus time, reliability and hazard functions and different distributions, Estimation of failure rate, Expected residual life, Series, parallel and mixed systems, complex systems, Reliability enhancement, UNIT 5:
Reliabilit…

Ergonomics (ME-7004)

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Syllabus UNIT 1:
Productivity and work study, Techniques for productivity improvement, The influence of working conditions on work study. UNIT 2:
Work measurement, Purpose and procedure, Work sampling study, sample size, Random observations, Errors, Standard data, Man power planning, Production planning based on work study, Design of individual work, design of group work, Design of product oriented organisation. Process charts of man and material, Multiple activity chart, String chart. UNIT 3:
Human factors in engineering,Introduction: Definition, History of Development, Characteristics of Man Machine Systems, Relative capabilities of Human beings and Machines,Information Input and Processing :
Human Motor Activities :
a. Bio mechanisms of motion, Measurement of Physiological Functions, Energy Expenditure in Physical Activities.
b. Human Control of Systems: Human input and output channels. Compatibility, Tracking Operations, Design of Control.
c. Anthropometry: Anthropometrics Data a…

Robotics (ME-7005)

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Syllabus UNIT 1:
FUNDAMENTALS OF ROBOT : 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 2:
ROBOT DRIVE SYSTEMS AND END EFFECTORS : 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 3:
SENSORS AND MACHINE VISION : 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)…

Power Technology (ME-7005)

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Syllabus UNIT 1:
Nuclear reactions and artificial radioactivity, introduction, energy and world, nuclear heat energy, nuclear fission and fusion and nuclear reactors, carbon dating, particle accelerators, International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, ITER, Large hadron collider, LHC, Radiation and materials, Biological effects of radiation, Nuclear propulsion, Radiation protection, Waste disposal UNIT 2:
Solar energy, Introduction, an overview of thermal applications, Sun and geographic availability, Solar radiation, Thermal energy storage and utilisation, Solar pond, Solar heaters, Solar collectors, Solar systems design, Passive heating systems, Economic analysis. UNIT 3:
Wind technology- Introduction, Nature of wind, Place and direction, Energy in wind,wind data, Multi blade propeller type wind mill units and power calculations, Standardization, Conversion effectiveness to electrical and Mechanical Energy, Connectivity with grid, Wind machines classifications and applicatio…

Enterprise Resource Planning [ERP] (ME-7005)

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Syllabus UNIT 1:
Evolutionary stages of Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP), Need for ERP, Variety accommodation, Strategic and operational issues in ERP, Integrated and Business model of ERP, Online analytical processing( OLAP) UNIT 2:
Introduction to Business Process Re-Engineering (BPR), ERP Implementation: Role of consultants, vendors and users, Guidelines and Procedure for ERP implementation, strategic advantage through ERP, ERP Domain. UNIT 3:
Business module in ERP, Finance, Manufacturing, Human resources, Plant maintenance, Materials management, Quality management, Sales and Distribution. UNIT 4:
Turbo Charge the ERP System, Enterprise Integration Applications (EIA), ERP and E – Commerce, ERP and internet , Future of ERP. UNIT 5:
Resource Management, ERP – A Manufacturing perspective, ERP Case studies with applications and uses of software, E- business components and interrelationship, Integrated data model, Information Technology and computer net work support to MIS. …