GE6251 – BASIC CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING – SYLLABUS (REGULATION 2013) AFFILIATED TO ANNA UNIVERSITY
A – CIVIL ENGINEERING
UNIT I – SURVEYING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS
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
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.
B – MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
UNIT III – POWER PLANT ENGINEERING
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 – IC ENGINES
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.
UNIT V – REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM
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.