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Mechanical engineering is one of the oldest branch and its history goes way long back to the inception of Engineering.
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Rated as the one of the best branch to pursue higher studies in, the stream is the first option for most of the engineering interested candidates and their guardians as well. Unarguably the elite, Mechanical Engineering deals with the complexities and intricacies of automobile, power sector, manufacturing science and other construction related fields. Simply put, Mechanical is required almost everywhere- whether a tool needs to be manufactured, an automobile needs to be modified or a building or a heavy machinery needs to be built.
GATE 2017 provides the candidates an opportunity to gain proficiency from the best that we have in country-The Indian Institutes Of Technology, National Institutes Of Technology, Indian School Of Mines- Dhanbad and other outstanding Self-Financed Institutions.Scheduled to be conducted in the month of February 2017, GATE 2017 released syllabus for all the qualifying degree exams along with the notification of GATE 2017. We are providing you GATE 2016 Mechanical Engineering Syllabus with best wishes for the upcoming exams.
The Test will be conducted digitally in form of computer based test for all the 23 papers. The total questions will be divided into three sections viz. General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics And the Qualifying Degree Section i.e Mechanical Engineering. Candidates will also find some Numerical Answer Type(NAT) questions in which candidates will be required to enter Numerical Value.
The Test will comprise 65 questions collectively worth 100 Marks. Marks will be deducted for wrong responses and the marks according to the question type will be awarded for the right answer.
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Section comprising of arithmetical questions, Engineering mathematics’ main aim is to test the applicant’s ability to understand complex concepts of mathematics involved in Engineering with ease and their application into problems.
|Linear Algebra||Matrix algebra, systems of linear equations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors.|
|Calculus||Functions of single variable, limit, continuity and differentiability, mean value theorems, indeterminate forms; evaluation of definite and improper integrals; double and triple integrals; partial derivatives, total derivative, Taylor series (in one and two variables), maxima and minima, Fourier series; gradient, divergence and curl, vector identities, directional derivatives, line, surface and volume integrals, applications of Gauss, Stokes and Green’s theorems.|
|Differential equations||First order equations (linear and nonlinear); higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients; Euler-Cauchy equation; initial and boundary value problems; Laplace transforms; solutions of heat, wave and Laplace's equations.|
|Complex variables||Analytic functions; Cauchy-Riemann equations; Cauchy’s integral theorem and integral formula; Taylor and Laurent series. Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability, sampling theorems, conditional probability; mean, median, mode and standard deviation; random variables, binomial, Poisson and normal distributions.|
|Numerical Methods||Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations; integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules; single and multi-step methods for differential equations.Applied Mechanics & Design|
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The Branch deals with the application of concepts of mechanics into complex situations. Closely looked, the branch explores the response of bodies or system of bodies under action of external forces. Let’s look at the Applied Mechanics & Design.
|Engineering Mechanics||Free-body diagrams and equilibrium; trusses and frames; virtual work; kinematics and dynamics of particles and of rigid bodies in plane motion; impulse and momentum (linear and angular) and energy formulations, collisions.|
|Mechanics of Materials||Stress and strain, elastic constants, Poisson's ratio; Mohr’s circle for plane stress and plane strain; thin cylinders; shear force and bending moment diagrams; bending and shear stresses; deflection of beams; torsion of circular shafts; Euler’s theory of columns; energy methods; thermal stresses; strain gauges and rosettes; testing of materials with universal testing machine; testing of hardness and impact strength.|
|Theory of Machines||Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms; dynamic analysis of linkages; cams; gears and gear trains; flywheels and governors; balancing of reciprocating and rotating masses; gyroscope.|
|Vibrations||Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems, effect of damping; vibration isolation; resonance; critical speeds of shafts.|
|Machine Design||Design for static and dynamic loading; failure theories; fatigue strength and the S-N diagram; principles of the design of machine elements such as bolted, riveted and welded joints; shafts, gears, rolling and sliding contact bearings, brakes and clutches, springs.|
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Archimedes’ observed deviation in the mechanics of fluid and forces acting on them long before the term ‘engineering’ was coined. Following the footsteps of Archimedes- Leonardo Da Vinci, Issac Newton and Blaise Pascal paved the way for Fluid Mechanics with their groundbreaking inventions and indisputable Theories. Excel in these subsections to score well in GATE 2017.
|Fluid Mechanics||Fluid properties; fluid statics, manometry, buoyancy, forces on submerged bodies, stability of floating bodies; control-volume analysis of mass, momentum and energy; fluid acceleration; differential equations of continuity and momentum; Bernoulli’s equation; dimensional analysis; viscous flow of incompressible fluids, boundary layer, elementary turbulent flow, flow through pipes, head losses in pipes, bends and fittings.|
|Heat Transfer||Modes of heat transfer; one dimensional heat conduction, resistance concept and electrical analogy, heat transfer through fins; unsteady heat conduction, lumped parameter system, Heisler's charts; thermal boundary layer, dimensionless parameters in free and forced convective heat transfer, heat transfer correlations for flow over flat plates and through pipes, effect of turbulence; heat exchanger performance, LMTD and NTU methods; radiative heat transfer, Stefan Boltzmann law, Wien's displacement law, black and grey surfaces, view factors, radiation network analysis.|
|Thermodynamics||Thermodynamic systems and processes; properties of pure substances, behaviour of ideal and real gases; zeroth and first laws of thermodynamics, calculation of work and heat in various processes; second law of thermodynamics; thermodynamic property charts and tables, availability and irreversibility; thermodynamic relations.|
|Applications||Power Engineering: Air and gas compressors; vapour and gas power cycles, concepts of regeneration and reheat. I.C. Engines: Air-standard Otto, Diesel and dual cycles. Refrigeration and air-conditioning: Vapour and gas refrigeration and heat pump cycles; properties of moist air, psychrometric chart, basic psychrometric processes|
|Turbomachinery||Impulse and reaction principles, velocity diagrams, Pelton-wheel, Francis and Kaplan turbines.|
Considered the nerve of Mechanical Engineering, Material Science deals with the discovery and design of new elements, with an emphasis over solids. Manufacturing Engineering deals with intricacies of manufacturing processes and other consideration involved in it.
Industrial Engineering deals with work culture of Industries and mechanical processes involved in with a clear depiction of Managing roles needed.
|Engineering Materials||Structure and properties of engineering materials, phase diagrams, heat treatment, stress-strain diagrams for engineering materials.|
|Casting, Forming and Joining Processes||Different types of castings, design of patterns, moulds and cores; solidification and cooling; riser and gating design. Plastic deformation and yield criteria; fundamentals of hot and cold working processes; load estimation for bulk (forging, rolling, extrusion, drawing) and sheet (shearing, deep drawing, bending) metal forming processes; principles of powder metallurgy. Principles of welding, brazing, soldering and adhesive bonding. Machining and Machine Tool Operations: Mechanics of machining; basic machine tools; single and multi-point cutting tools, tool geometry and materials, tool life and wear; economics of machining; principles of non-traditional machining processes; principles of work holding, design of jigs and fixtures.|
|Metrology and Inspection||Limits, fits and tolerances; linear and angular measurements; comparators; gauge design; interferometry; form and finish measurement; alignment and testing methods; tolerance analysis in manufacturing and assembly.|
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Basic concepts of CAD/CAM and their integration tools. Production Planning and Control: Forecasting models, aggregate production planning, scheduling, materials requirement planning. Inventory Control: Deterministic models; safety stock inventory control systems. Operations Research: Linear programming, simplex method, transportation, assignment, network flow models, simple queuing models, PERT and CPM.
To clear GATE 2017 exam is indeed one of the herculean task for the candidates. But that’s what makes the out-turn sweet as well. The Result sure comes with deluge of emotions, and that’s inevitable.
Post Exam, the GATE Result will be announced on March 27, 2017. The successful candidates will be intimated about the Counselling and Seat Allotment Process will be scheduled according to the Merit List. The information will be provided at the GATE 2017 Official website.
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