SYLLABUS for Entrance Test
Algebra: Quadratic equation, equations reducible to quadratic form, relation between roots and coefficients. Arithmetic progression, Geometric progression, series of natural numbers, partial fractions.
Structural Engineering: Simple stresses and strains, Elasticity, Hooke's Law, Moduli of Elasticity and Rigidity. Stresses and strains of homogeneous materials and composite sections. Types of beams and supports and loads, concept of bending moment and shear force. Bending moment and shear force diagrams for simple cases. Deflection in beams. Moment area theorem, Bending and shear stresses in circular, rectangular, T and L sections, Comparison of strength of the above sections, Design of singly and doubly Reinforced beams, Design of columns-Types of Columns. Short and long column, load carrying capacity, effective length of column, lateral and helical ties. I.S. Specifications for reinforcement detailing. Design of slabs types of slabs, one-way slab, two way slab, I.S. specifications for Reinforcement detailing method of design as per I.S. code. Design of foundations-isolated footing rectangular footing, square footings, circular footings. Design of tension members in structural steel, gross area, net area, tension splice, design of tension member . Design of compression members, column splice, load carrying capacities. Design of beams in structural steel.
Electronic Devices & Circuits: Different types of diodes, power diodes. Zoner diodes, Switching and tunnel diodes, photo diodes and their applications.
Bipolar Transistors: Basic principles of operation in CB, CE, CC modes, Biasing techniques and their advantages, disadvantages.
Digital Electronics: Logic gates, various logic gates, Boolean algebra, simplification of boolean expressions, universal gates, formation and implementation of logic expression, logic families.
Number Systems: Binary, Octal, hexadecimal number system, binary arithmetic, implementation of arithmetic circuit of half adder, full adder, subtractors, parallel adder, subtractor circuits.
Displays &Counters: Construction, working, principles of seven segment, alpha numeric displays, decoding and driving circuits for displays, various types of counters and flip-flops.
Semiconductor Memories: Working principles of ROM, PROM, EEPROM, static and dynamic RAMS.
High Level Languages: C- Programming -Various statements, functions, introduction to file handling, Development of simple C language programmes; PASCAL- Basic input/output instructions, control structured selection, multiple control structures, additional data definitions, Restrictions, enumeration and sets, structured data types.
System Software: Assemblers, linkers, loaders and monitor routines software organization Loading and executing control programme for batch processing, time sharing and real time applications. Addressing techniques, paging and memory management, control of input-output processing, buffers and interrupt management. File systems, protections, analysis of small operating system, driver routines/access methods. Job scheduling and processor allocation. Computer string manipulation and list processing concepts. Statements and their identification, Lexical analysis, syntax analysis code optimization and storage allocation.
Operating System: Definition & basic concept of single & multi-user operating system.
Computer Organisation & Programming: Basics of a Computer, instruction set and instruction formats. Internal reorganisation of data, assembly language programming, simple programmes, character manipulations & subroutines.
Computer Architecture: Processor organisation, general structure of CPU registers, stacks, ALU, control unit etc. Basic mathematical operations and ALU design, principles of arrays and pipeline processors. Memory and input/output organisation.
Introduction: Comparison of copper and aluminum as electrical conducting material. Development of modern insulating materials. Development of dynamo grade and transformer grade silicon sheet steel materials. Circuit laws and their applications in solving problems. Concept of permeability, reluctance, mmf, coreless. concept of phase difference, phase representation of alternating quantities.
Poly Phase System: Production of rotating magnetic field in electrical machines. Characteristics of D.C. machines. Shunt series and compound types, speed control of D.C. motors. Transformer-single phase, three phase, phasor diagrams, equivalent circuits, testing, regulation, losses, efficiency, parallel operation, maintenance.
Three Phase Induction Motor: Slip, torque & their various relations. Torque-slip characteristics, equivalent circuit, starting, testing, speed control, maintenance.
Single Phase Induction Motor: Torque/Speed characteristics, methods of producing starting torque, capacitor, shaded pole and reluctance motors.
AC Series Motor, Universal Motor: Synchronous machines : Speed/frequency relation, EMF equation, winding coefficients, synchronous impedance concept, phasor diagram, Regulation. Parallel operation, V curves, starting.
Measuring Instruments: Indicating, integrating and recording instruments : deflecting, controlling and damping torques ; moving coil and moving iron instruments, sources of errors extension range Wattmeters, Dynamometer type, maximum demand indicators, Energymeters-single phase and three phase, Megger, Earth tester, Multimeter, power factor meter.
Electronic Instruments: VTVM, CRO, Electronic multimeter, Analog multimeter, digital meters. Measurement of inductance and capacitance and capacitance, power measurements in 3 ph. Circuits.
Transmission System: Selection of voltage, comparison of A.C. and D.C. systems, comparison of 3 ph. & 1ph. Systems. Electrical features of transmission line: Calculation of resistance, inductance and capacitance in a.c. transmission lines. Problems on efficiency and regulation, corona. Distribution system: Layout of H.T. and L.T. distribution system. Comparison of overhead and underground distribution system. Estimation, Generation. Conventional and Non-conventional sources of energy. Different types of power stations. Comparison, Load estimation – concept, types of power stations, comparison, Load estimation, concept of regional and national grid. Switch gear system:- Circuit breakers, Types, ratings, Comparison, Protection :- Fuses, relays, types & characteristics, comparison. Protection schemes of generators, transformers, bus bars, feeders.
Manufacturing Process: Dry sand and green sand casting: Casting defects : Die casting, Continuous casting and Centrifugal casting, Welding Process: Gas welding, Arc welding , Resistance welding; Thermit welding : Soldering and Brazing: Welding defects and precautions, Elements of metal cutting; Cutting tools tool geometry, Cutting fluids; Lathe and Milling operations : Grinding process, grinding wheel: Introduction to Broaching and gear generation processes; Electric discharge machinery. Water Jet machining and ultrasonic machining. Forming processes : Hot and Cold working : Rolling : Punching, blanking, shearing, spinning.
Theory of Machines: Simple mechanisms: Flywheels, Co-efficient of friction, Motion of a body along horizontal and inclined planes. Friction in screw jack, friction between nut and screw square and V-threads. Concept of power transmission, various power transmission systems with their merits and demerits. Flat and V-belts drives, ratio of tensions. Horse power transmitted, centrifugal tension, condition for maximum power transmission, function of governors. Definitions of sensitivity, stability, synchornism and hunting of governors, description and simple problems on watt, porter and Hartnell governor.