About the Book :
This book is designed to suit the core engineering course on basic mechanical engineering offered to first year students of all engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh. This book meets the syllabus requirements of Basic Mechanical Engineering and has been written for the first year students (all branches) of BE Degree course of RGPV Bhopal affiliated Engineering Institutes. A number of illustrations have been used to explain and clarify the subject matter. Numerous solved examples are presented to make understanding the content of the book easy. Objective type questions have been provided at the end of each chapter to help the students to quickly review the concepts.
About the Author :
Basant Agrawal is a Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at SGSITS Indore and presently pursuing a Ph.D. from IIT Delhi. With over ten years of teaching experience, his areas of interests include thermodynamics and heat engines, heat transfer, refrigeration systems, I.C. engines, steam turbines, etc. He has published 29 research papers in various international / national journals and conferences. With a B.E. and M.Tech. from MANIT Bhopal, he is a gold medalist in M.Tech. from Rajiv Gandhi Technical University, Bhopal.Dr. C. M. Agrawal is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MANIT Bhopal. With over thirty-nine years of teaching experience for UG and PG levels and guiding research scholars, he has published and presented 47 research papers in various international / national journals and conferences. With a B.E. from BIT Sindri in 1968, M.Tech. and Ph.D. from IIT Kharagpur, he received Best Application Oriented Paper Award at AIMTDR Jadavpur University, in 1988.
Interesting Facts :
Simple language, point-wise descriptions in easy steps.Chapter organization in exact agreement with sequence of syllabus.Simple line diagrams.Concepts supported by ample number of solved examples and illustrations.Pedagogy in tune with examination pattern of RGTU.Large number of Practice problems.Model Question Papers
Chapter 1: Engineering MaterialsChapter 2: Properties of MaterialsChapter 3: Testing of MaterialsChapter 4: Mechanical MeasurementsChapter 5: MetrologyChapter 6: Machine ToolsChapter 7: Fluid MechanicsChapter 8: Fluid MachineriesChapter 9: Laws of ThermodynamicsChapter 10: Properties of SteamChapter 11: Steam BoilersChapter 12: Refrigeration SystemsChapter 13: Steam EnginesChapter 14: Air Standard CyclesChapter 15: Internal Combustion EnginesAnnexure I: Steam TablesAnnexure II: Boiler Mountings and AccessoriesA.1 Boiler MountingsA.2 AccessoriesPoints to RememberKey TermsReview QuestionsModel Question PapersTest Paper - 1Test Paper - 2