Mechanics:

  1. Kinematics

    • (a) Graphical representations of displacement-time, velocity-time and acceleration-time.
    • (b) Motion in two and three dimensions - projectile motion.
  2. Applications of Newton's laws of motion, Free body diagrams, Analyses of frames of trusses, Friction, Equilibrium of forces.
  3. Work-kinetic energy theorem. Power, Conservative forces. Conservation of energy.
  4. Conservation of linear momentum for a system of particles. Center-of-mass motion. Elastic and inelastic collision in one dimension.
  5. Rotational kinematics. Angular momentum of a single particle. Conservation of angular momentum. Moment of Inertia, Balancing of rotating masses.
  6. Gravitation: Gravitational field. Kepler's laws.
  7. Robotics: Introduction to robotics, essential components of a robot & their kinematics, links, frames, spatial motions, programming robots, clocks, sensors, actuators and control.

Thermodynamics:

  1. Zeroth, 1st and 2nd law of thermodynamics.
  2. Reversible and irreversible processes, Carnot cycle, Rankine cycle, Auto cycle, Diesel cycle and their Efficiency.
  3. Clausius' theorem. Entropy. Absolute scale of temperature. Clausius Clapeyron equation. Thermodynamic functions.
  4. Maxwell's thermodynamic relations. Problem's involving thermodynamic relations and functions. Gibb's phase rule.

Credit: 3
Prerequisite: None