- To understand basic thermodynamic principles and laws
- To develop the skills to analyze and design thermodynamic systems
Basic concepts, zeroth law of thermodynamics and thermometry, energy, first law of thermodynamics, second law of thermodynamics, entropy, irreversibility, and availability, third law of thermodynamics pure substances, equations of state, properties of gas mixtures, Introduction to ideal binary solutions, general thermodynamic relationships, combustion thermodynamics
At the end of the course, the students will be able to
- Understand the laws of thermodynamics and their significance
- Apply the principles of thermodynamics for the analysis of thermal systems
- Teacher: Robin David
1. To provide fundamental science relevant to materials
2. To provide physical concepts of atomic radius, atomic structure, chemical bonds, crystalline
and non-crystalline materials and defects of crystal structures, grain size, strengthening
mechanisms, heat treatment of metals with mechanical properties and changes in structure
3. To enable students to be more aware of the behavior of materials in engineering applications
and select the materials for various engineering applications.
4. To understand the causes behind metal failure and deformation
5. To determine properties of unknown materials and develop an awareness to apply this
knowledge in material design.
- Teacher: Vishnu Girish C
This is an introductory course in Fluid Mechanics. The subject Mechanics of Fluids has a wide scope and is of prime importance in several fields of engineering and science. Present course emphasizes the fundamental underlying fluid mechanical principles and application of those principles to solve real life problems. Topics covered in the course include pressure, hydrostatics, and buoyancy; dynamics of fluid flow; mass conservation and momentum conservation for moving fluids; viscous fluid flows, flow through pipes; dimensional analysis; boundary layers, hydraulic similitude. After completion of the course, the students will have a strong fundamental understanding of the basic principles of Fluid Mechanics and will be able to apply the basic principles to analyze fluid mechanical systems.
- To study the mechanics of fluid motion.
- To establish fundamental knowledge of basic fluid mechanics and address specific topics relevant to simple applications involving fluids
- To familiarize students with the relevance of fluid dynamics to many engineering systems
- Teacher: Ranjeesh Sugathan
To acquaint with the basic concepts of stress and deformation in solids.To practice the methodologies to analyze stresses and strains in simple structural members and to apply the results in simple design problems. At the end of the course students will be able to :
- Understand basic concepts of stress and strain in solids.
- Determine stresses in simple structural members such as shafts, beams, columns etc. and apply these results in simple design problems.
- Determine principal planes and stresses and apply the results to combined loading case.
- Teacher: Arun Raj A C