MSE 201
Phase Transformation and Phase Equilibrium

Sem
V

HS Elective

Mechanical Behavior of Materials

Extractive Metallurgy

MSE 632
Characterization of Materials

Corrosion & Protection

Metallography Lab

Sem
VI

HS Elective

BS Elective

Processing of Materials

Advanced Materials

Electronic & Magnetic Materials

Materials Testing Lab

Sem
VII

HS Elective

Open Elective

Open Elective

Computational Materials Engg.

Sem
VIII

HS Elective

BS Elective

Open Elective

Open Elective

Bachelor of Technology: Computer Science and Engineering

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FP 100: Foundation Program (0 – 0 – 0 – 4)

Introduction to IIT Education & UG Curriculum, Departments and Academics, Values and Ethics; Comprehensive Viva-Voce; Introduction to Engineering, engineering graphics, computers and computing, and electrical systems; Introduction to and sensitization about social issues, global & Indian history, challenges (social, cultural, religious, economic, political, and technical) facing the contemporary society, technology and development, and role of scientists and engineers; Skill development workshops; Field Trips to places of social, cultural or scientific interest; Technical Visits to shop floors, local industries, etc.; Small innovative projects to dissect or develop some products or ideas.

MA 101: Mathematics – 1 (Calculus: 4 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Review of limits, continuity, differentiability; Mean value theorem, Taylor’s Theorem, Maxima and Minima; Riemann integrals, Fundamental theorem of Calculus, Improper integrals, applications to area, volume; Convergence of sequences and series, Newton’s method, Picard’s method; Multi-variable functions, Partial Derivatives, gradient and directional derivatives, chain rule, maxima and minima, Lagrange multipliers; Double and Triple integration, Jacobians and change of variables formula; Parametrization of curves and surfaces, vector fields, Line and surface integrals; Divergence and curl, Theorems of Green, Gauss, and Stokes.

ES 101: Engineering Graphics (2 – 0 – 3 – 3)

Introduction to the engineering design process and the importance of technical Graphics/Drawings; Integrated design and 3D modeling, visualization - sketching & computer aided drawing, geometrics - geometry construction, shape description, multi-view drawings - orthographic projection, isometric views, axonometric projections, auxiliary & section views; Dimensioning; Assembly drawings.

ES 102: Computing (3 – 0 – 2 – 3)

Introduction to the state of the art in computing focusing on hardware and its architecture, operating systems, memory management, standard programming language and programmable software environment (PSE); Machine representation of numbers and characters. IEEE Floating point numbers; ASCII characters. Variables and Types; I/O Functions and Formating; Arithmetic Operators; Forming Arithmetic Expressions; Using Variables and Arithmetic Operators and Built-In Library Functions; Operators for Implementing Decision Making; Logical expressions and control; Implementing Loops and Repetitive Processes; Tools for Modular Programming; Data Sharing/Passing Mechanisms; Functions, Pointers, Arrays, Structures Strings; File and Disk I/O Operations; Introduction to selected PSE platform, basic programming, execution and debugging; Iteration using variants of loops; Writing script Files and Creation of User-defined Functions; Flow control statements; Data Structures and Management; Scientific Visualization; Interfacing hardware with PSE; Notions of Parallel Processing.

ES 103: Introduction to Electrical Systems (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Circuit elements – active, passive, time-variant, time-invariant, linear, non-linear, unilateral, bilateral; Sources – independent and dependent; Electric circuit and analysis – Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s laws, loop and node analyses, limitations of lumped circuit analysis; Network theorems – Superposition, Thevenin, Norton, Maximum power transfer; Natural and forced responses to DC excitation – RL, RC and RLC circuits; Sinusoidal steady state analysis; Polyphase circuits. Magnetic field – Biot-Savart law, Ampere’s circuital law, Faraday’s laws, Lenz law; Magnetic materials, characteristics, losses, coupled circuits. Transformers – single phase and three phase transformers, auto-transformers. Electro-mechanical energy conversion systems – DC generator and DC motor; AC Machines – synchronous generator and motor, three phase and single phase induction motors; Stepper motor. Power system - generation, transmission, distribution, costing of electricity.

LS 101: Introduction to Life Science - Fundamentals of Life (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Fundamentals of Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology; Structure and Regulation of Genes; Structure and Function of Proteins; How DNA, Proteins, and different units combine together to integrate into cells; How the cells integrate into multicellular systems and organisms; Concepts in population biology: principles of macro- and microevolution, population genetics, and population dynamics; Role of an engineer in Biology

HS 101: English Studies (3 – 0 – 0 – 4)

This course is designed to provide students with the necessary tools to improve their practical use of communicative English. To this end, the course will include the following four patterns of learning. Listening: accurate, complete and coherent grasp of basic content in lectures as well as dialogues/conversations; Speaking: development of confidence in the use of English language for basic spoken expression at the interpersonal level; Reading: culturally familiar semi-technical and non-technical readings for the purposes of basic comprehension of content, as well as advanced comprehension of underlying compositional structures, development of ideas, and modes of assimilation (understanding, retention, analytical/critical engagement); Writing: vocabulary (scope and correctness/appropriateness), correct grammatical expression (agreement, tenses, sentence structure), clear and coherent development of ideas in a composition through an understanding of the process of writing from pre-writing through revision.

HS 102: Pleasures of English Studies (3 – 0 – 0 – 4)

This course will introduce students to the nuances of English Studies. The following are the broad objectives of the course: Develop critical, creative, and analytical thinking abilities appropriate for responding to a variety of rhetorical situations and genres; Foster appreciation and sensitivity for some of the world’s seminal writings and creative projects; Introduce the concept of using reading and writing as a process of inquiry; Emphasize interactive and active learning.

HS 103: French Studies (3 – 0 – 0 – 4)

This course is meant for beginner level students. At the end of the course the students will be capable to communicate effectively. The course will combine elements of language, cross cultural competences and French literature and culture. Through a theme (“telling who you are and where you are form”), a topic is defined for each lessons (“Places names, counting, asking questions, pointing things out”). The objectives for each lesson will combine four domains: expressions, new vocabulary, structures (grammar, syntax) and cultural elements. Several supports are going to be used to reach the lessons objectives: multimedia (audio, video, pictures) and texts, all extract from French culture in order to develop cross cultural competences and to expose the student to meaningful input from the French language.

HS 113: French Studies Level – II

At the end of the course the students will be capable to communicate effectively on the following subjects: Talking about personal effects, one’s job, daily routines, telling time and talking about the weather. The course will combine elements of language (vocabulary, structure, listening, pronouncing, speaking, reading, and writing) and cross cultural competences. The students will be exposed to authentic language in spoken and written form. Methodology: Through activities students will be inspired to use their skills in French language and will improve them by working on several small projects during the class.

MA 102: Mathematics – 2 (Linear Algebra and Differential Equations: 3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Linear Algebra: Vectors in Rn; Vector subspaces of Rn; Basis of vector subspace; Systems of Linear equations; Matrices and Gauss elimination; Determinants and rank of a matrix; Abstract vector spaces, Linear transformations, Matrix of a linear transformation, Change of basis and similarity, Rank-nullity theorem; Inner product spaces, Gram-Schmidt process, Orthonormal bases; Projections and least-squares approximation; Eigenvalues and eigenvectors, Characteristic polynomials, Eigenvalues of special matrices; Multiplicity, Diagonalization, Spectral theorem, Quadratic forms. Differential Equations: Exact equations, Integrating factors and Bernoulli's equation; Orthogonal trajectories; Lipschitz condition, Picard’s theorem; Wronskians; Dimensionality of space of solutions, Abel-Liouville formula; Linear ODE’s with constant coefficients; Cauchy-Euler equations; Method of undetermined coefficients; Method of variation of parameters; Laplace transforms, Shifting theorems, Convolution theorem.

ES 104: Introduction to Analog and Digital Electronics (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Introduction to signals and spectra, analog and digital signals, basic amplifier characterization, frequency characteristics and Bode plots; Ideal operational amplifiers, inverting and no-inverting amplifier circuits, instrumentation amplifier, integrators, differentiators; effects of finite (frequency dependent) gain, DC imperfections, and slew rate on performance; terminal characteristics of ideal and practical diodes, rectifiers, limiters and clampers, voltage doublers, Zener diodes; terminal characteristics of MOSFETs and BJTs; biasing, small signal analysis, simple amplifier circuits; basic feedback theory, simple oscillators; number systems; Boolean algebra and logic gates, minimization with Karnaugh maps; adders, comparators, decoders, encoders, multiplexers; sequential circuits – basic flip-flops, asynchronous and synchronous counters, registers; programmable devices – PLA, PAL and ROM; Memories.

ES 105: Electrical and Electronics Lab (0 – 0 – 4 – 2)

Frequency response of RLC circuits; Power factor improvement; Power in balanced and unbalanced three phase circuits; Modeling the magnetic system by an equivalent electric circuit; Performance of single phase induction motor; Speed control of stepper motor. Diode clipper, clamper and rectifier circuits; Transistor amplifier and oscillator; Operational amplifier circuits; Combinational digital circuits; Sequential digital circuits.

ES 106: Manufacturing and Workshop Practice (0 – 0 – 3 – 4)

Introduction to Manufacturing. Historical perspective; Importance of manufacturing; Classification of manufacturing processes, Engineering materials. Woodwork. Fitting Basics of Casting, Metal Forming. Basic concepts of plastic deformation. Hot & cold working. Common bulk deformation processes (Rolling, Forging, Extrusion and Drawing). Common sheet metal forming processes. Machining. Chip formation and generation of machined surfaces. Tools -geometry, materials, Common machining operations (turning, milling drilling, shaping etc). Grinding & other Finishing processes. Introduction to unconventional machining processes (EDM, ECM, UCM, CHM, LBM) etc., Welding& Other Joining Processes, Fundamentals & classification of Joining processes, Welding-Gas arc & resistance welding, Brazing and soldering, Adhesive bonding, Mechanical fastening, Principles of heat treating; annealing, normalizing, hardening and tempering, Manufacturing of Polymer and Powder Products, Classification of polymers, Introduction to extrusion, injection molding, blow molding, compression and transfer molding. Powders & Green compacts from powders including slip casting of ceramics. Sintering. Manufacturing for Electronics. Special Processes like Chemical Vapor Deposition, Etching and Physical Vapor Deposition. Modern Trends in Manufacturing.

PH 101: Electricity and Magnetism (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Coulomb's law; Gauss' law; Poisson's and Laplace's equations; Conductors; Capacitors; Electrostatic Fields in Matter; Dielectrics; Bound charges, Electric Displacement, Linear Dielectrics; Lorentz force law; Continuity equation; The Biot-Savart law, Ampere’s law; Magnetic vector potential, Magnetostatic boundary conditions; Magnetic Fields in Matter; Bound currents, Auxiliary field H; Electrodynamics, Electromotive force; Faraday’s law; Inductance; Maxwell’s equations; Maxwell’s correction to Ampere’s law; Poynting vector; Electromagnetic waves, reflection and transmission, Snell’s law, Fresnel’s equations, Brewster’s angle.

PH 102: Physics Lab (0 – 0 – 0 – 2)

Error analysis; Probability and Statistics; Compound pendulum; Newton’s Rings; Diffraction grating; Fresnel’s biprism; e/m by Thomson’s method; Planck’s constant; Frank Hertz experiment; Helmholtz coil; B-H Curve tracer; Dielectric constant of solids; Moving coil galvanometer; Thermistor characteristics; Lissajous figures; Stefan’s constant.

HS 151: Economics (3 – 0 – 0 – 4)

Basic principles of economics including consumer and producer behavior, market structure, introduction to strategic behavior, decisions under risk and uncertainty, simple models of macroeconomics (especially the IS-LM framework), discussions of frontier topics in both micro and macroeconomics, and an introduction to basic regression analysis.

MA 201: Mathematics – 3 (Complex Analysis and Differential Equations II: 3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Complex Analysis: Definition and properties of analytics functions; Cauchy-Riemann equations, Harmonic functions; Power series and their properties; Elementary functions; Cauchy’s theorem and its applications; Taylor series and Laurent expansions; Residues and the Cauchy residue formula; Evaluation of improper integrals; Conformal mappings.
Differential Equations: Review of power series and series solutions of ODE’s; Legendre’s equation and Legendre polynomials; Regular and irregular singular points, method of Frobenius; Bessel’s equation and Bessel’s functions; Sturm-Liouville problems; Fourier series; D’Alembert solution to the Wave equation; Classification of linear second order PDE in two variables; Vibration of a circular membrane; Fourier Integrals, Heat equation in the half space.

ES 201: Introduction to Design and Innovation(2 – 0 – 4 – 4)

Understanding of the design process that underlies any design undertaking; Concept of ideal design, conceptualizing product, visualization, preliminary estimates, material selection, engineering economics, ergonomics and aesthetics; Other aspects of design such as risk and liability, ethics, and impact on society and the environment

ES 211: Thermodynamics (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Concept of System and Surrounding, Equilibrium, Closed/Open Systems, Processes and Cycles; Property of Pure Substances; Property Diagrams, Property Table; Ideal gas law; Work and Heat. First Law of Thermodynamics, Reversible and Irreversible Processes. First law analysis of closed systems, Concept of flow work.
First law analysis of flow processes (turbines, ducts, compressors); Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics; Heat Engine, Efficiencies, Carnot Cycle; Entropy change of pure substances, T-s diagram and Relations, Entropy balance for systems; Rankine, Otto, Brayton Cycle; Thermodynamic properties of fluids; Production of power from heat (Steam power plant; Internal Combustion Engines); Refrigeration and Liquefaction.

CH 201: General Chemistry (3 – 0 – 0 – 4)

Coordination Chemistry: Werner’s work, EAN Rule, V. B. Theory, Crystal field theory, Ligand Field Theory, Jahn–Teller distortion, Square planar and Tetrahedral complexes, Chelates, Nomenclature and Isomerism of coordination compounds. Structure and bonding in rare gas compounds; HSAB theory; Chemical and biological buffers.Bioinorganic chemistry: Occurrence and availability & biological functions of inorganic elements in organisms, Uptake, transport and storage of Oxygen, Hemoglobin and Myoglobin, Photodynamic therapy. Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry: Resonance and Inductive effects; Aromaticity and Huckel’s rule; Optical activity, Polarimeter, Chirality, Enantiomerism, Configuration, R-S Nomenclature, Reactions of stereoisomers, Resolution, Conformations of Alkanes and cycloalkanes, Introduction to UV-visible and IR spectroscopy and their applications

CY 202: Chemistry Lab(0 – 0 – 4 – 2)

A mix set of experiments are taken from all three branches of chemistry (i.e. physical, inorganic and organic). The laboratory course will incorporate the experiments illustrating the basic principles of complexometry titrations, conductometry, chemical kinetics, colorimetry, polarimetry, thin layer chromatography, green synthesis, oscillatory reactions, simple salt-mixture analysis, UV-visible and IR spectroscopy.

What is it to philosophize, Different aspects of philosophy: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Ethics, Logic; Philosophy in ancient Greece: Heraclitus, Parmenides, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle; Philosophy in ancient India: Orthodox and heterodox schools; Modern Western philosophy: Rationalism and empiricism; Metaphysics: Problem of universals; Epistemology: Knowledge as justified true belief, Gettier counter-examples; Ethics: Meta-ethics and normative ethics, Different ethical theories; Analytic philosophy: Frege, Russell, Wittgenstein, Austin, Quine, and Kripke.

MA 202: Mathematics – 4 (Probability & Statistics and Numerical Methods: 3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Probability and Statistics: Random Experiments; Events; Probability; Random variables; Probability Distributions: Discrete and Continuous Distributions, Mean and Variance of Distributions, Distributions of Several Random variables; Random sampling; Estimation of parameters; Confidence Intervals; Testing of Hypotheses; Goodness of fit - test; Quality control and Acceptance Sampling; Confidence intervals for regression parameters. Numerical Methods: Interpolation, Divided differences, Lagrange and Hermite Interpolation; Weierstrass and Taylor’s theorem (statements); Numerical Quadrature (Trapezoidal Simpson’s and Gauss); Numerical Linear Algebra: Matrix norms, Condition number, Direct and Iterative Methods for Linear Systems, LU and QR Decompositions, Eigenvalue Problems, Inclusion of Matrix Eigenvalues, Eigenvalues by Iteration (Power Method); Numerical Solutions to ODE: Euler’s, Multistep, Runge-Kutta methods, BVP- Finite Difference Method, Introduction to Finite Element Method; Numerical solutions to PDE: Elliptic PDE.

ES 202: Materials Science and Engineering (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Introduction, Materials in Engineering design, the evolution of engineering materials, the families of engineering materials, modern materials, properties of engineering materials; Fundamentals, Atomic bonding, Crystalline structure-perfection/imperfection, phase diagrams, diffusion in solids, phase transformations; Structural materials and their behavior: Metals and alloys, ceramics and glasses, polymers, composites, conductors, semiconductors, optical and magnetic materials, mechanical and thermal behavior, electrical behavior, optical behavior, magnetic behavior; Corrosion and degradation of engineering materials; Material selection and design consideration: materials and industrial design, material property charts, material selection strategy and procedure, economic, environmental and societal issues related to engineering materials; case studies related to few engineering products/equipments.

ES 212: Fluid Mechanics (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Introduction to fluids, Continuum approximation, Knudsen number, properties of fluids, Fluid statics, Description of flows, Deformation of fluid elements, vorticity and irrotational Flows, Reynolds’ transport theorem, Conservation of mass, Linear Momentum balance, Navier-Stokes’(NS) equation, Bernoulli equation and applications including flow measurement, Pipe flows and losses in fittings, Similitude and modelling, Non-dimensionalisation of NS equations, Importance of Reynolds number (Re), High Re flow: Prandtl’s approximation, basic inviscid flow, elementary plane flows and their superposition, Magnus effect, Boundary layers- elementary results for flat plates, Boundary Layer Solutions, Notion of Flow Separation. Momentum integral equation. Displacement and Momentum Thickness. Laminar and Turbulent Boundary Layers. Power Laws. Skin friction coefficient and drag estimation. Skin friction lines on surfaces. Separation, flow past immersed bodies; packed beds and fluidized beds; Transportation and metering of fluids, pump types, pump curves, blowers and compressors, Mixing and Agitation, power consumption, impeller types and flow patterns, mixing times.

CL 201: Chemical Process Calculations (1 – 2 – 0 – 2)

Basic problem solving skills in Chemical Engineering; Unit conversions, Stoichiometry; material and energy balances; material and energy balances with chemical reactions; purge and recycle; thermophysics and thermochemistry; first law of thermodynamics and its applications.

Maxwell Relations and Fluid Properties Estimation; Pure Component Phase Equilibria, thermodynamic properties; ideal gas mixtures, imperfect gases; liquid state and solution theories. Single Phase Mixtures and Solutions; Ideal Solutions; Partial molar quantities; Gibbs-Duhem Equation; Phase-Rule; Phase equilibrium criteria, non-ideal solutions, residual and Excess properties; Fugacity and Activity Coefficient models; vapor-liquid equilibrium (VLE) at low to moderate pressures; Raoult’s Law, Henry’s law High-Pressure VLE, Triangular phase diagrams. Chemical Reaction Equilibrium: Homogeneous and Heterogeneous reactions; Multi-reaction Equilibria; Combined Phase and Reactions Equilibria.

CL 251 Chemical Engineering Lab – I (0 – 0 – 4 – 2)

Measurement of viscosity by efflux time; Type of flows (Reynolds Number apparatus), Verification of Bernoulli Theorem; friction in circular pipes; Flow measuring devices: orifice meter, venturimeter, rotameter; Equivalent length of pipe fittings; characteristics of centrifugal pump; Vapor pressure of liquid; infinite dilution activity coefficient; Vapor-liquid equilibrium; Calorimeter; calibration of thermocouple.

HS 201: World Civilization/ Culture / History (3 – 0 – 0 – 4)

Comprehensive overview of several important civilizational developments in the history of the world. The course will focus on how multiple cultures from around the globe have developed varying scientific, artistic and philosophical modes of knowledge in their pursuit to understand the human condition, society and the world at large. Civilizations to be covered in class include, but are not limited to, the Indus, Vedic, Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Han, Mayan, Aztec, Greek and Roman. Emphasis will be placed on the advancement and transmission of scientific knowledge, the implications for cross-cultural interactions, and the plurality of global thought.

CL 311: Process Fluids Mechanics (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Review of Basics of Fluid Flow: Fluid Statics, pressure measurement; Basic equations of fluid flow, viscosity, newtonian and non-newtonian fluids, laminar and turbulent flows, boundry layer theories; Bernouli theorem and applications; Flow of incompressible fluids, friction factor, piping systems; Flow of compressible fluids, adiabatic and isothermal flows, sedimentation and flotation, centrifugal separation, packed beds and fluidized beds; Transportation and metering of fluids, pump types, pump curves, blowers and compressors, direct flow measurement (pitot tube, rotameter, orifice meter etc., indirect methods and commercial flow meters; Mixing and Agitation, power consumption, impeller types and flow patterns, mixing times.

CL 312: Heat and Mass Transfer Operations (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Review of Basic Concepts of Heat Transfer: Modes and laws of heat transfer, Conduction, heat transfer through extended surfaces, concept of resistance, Convection, boundary layer, heat transfer coefficient, overall heat transfer coefficient, LMTD; forced convection; natural convection; boiling and condensation; radiation; Heat Exchangers: Classifications and applications of heat exchangers, fouling factor, basic concepts of heat exchanger design, Kern method, NTU methods, design considerations for heat exchangers; Diffusion; Interphase mass transfer: theories of interphase mass transfer, local and overall mass transfer coefficients, correlations; analogy between momentum, heat and mass transfer.

CL 351: Chemical Engineering Lab – II (0 – 0 – 4 – 2)

Thermal conductivity of metal rod; Laminar flow heat transfer; Turbulent flow heat transfer; Heat transfer by natural convection; Finn tube heat exchanger; Plate Heat exchanger, Heat transfer in agitated vessel; heat transfer in fluidized bed; Gas-phase diffusivity by using Stephen tube; Solid-liquid mass-transfer coefficient.

ES 221: Mechanics of Solids (3 – 2 – 0 – 4)

Free body diagram, Modeling of supports, Conditions for Equilibrium, Friction Force-deformation relationship and geometric compatibility (for small deformations) with illustrations through simple problems on axially loaded members and thin walled pressure vessels, Axial force, shear force, bending moment, and twisting moment diagrams of slender members, Concept of stress and strain at a point, Transformation of stresses and strain at a point, Principal stresses and strains, Mohr’s circle (only for plane stress and strain case), Displacement field, Strain Rosette, Modeling of problem as a plane stress or plane strain problem, Discussion of experimental results on 1-D material behavior. Concepts of elasticity, plasticity, strain-hardening, failure (fracture/yielding), idealization of 1-D stress-strain curve, Concepts of isotropy, orthotropic, anisotropy, Generalized Hooke’s law, (without and with thermal strains), Notions of elasticity, Torsion of circular shafts and thin-walled tubes, Bending of beams with symmetric cross-section (normaland shear stresses),Combined stresses, Yield criteria, Deflection due to bending, Integration of the moment-curvature relationship for simple boundary conditions, Superposition principle, Concepts of strain energy and complementary strain energy for simple structural elements (those under axialload, shear force, bending moment, and torsion), Castigliano’s theorems for deflection analysis and indeterminate problems, Concept of elastic instability and a brief introduction to column buckling and Euler’s formula.

CL 321: Separation Process (3 – 2 – 0 – 4)

Gas absorption: Equipments for gas absorption/stripping, design of tray and packed tower design; Distillation: batch distillation, continuous fractionation-tray and packed towers, Tray hydrodynamics and efficiencies, special distillation techniques; Extraction: Liquid-Liquid extraction-Calculations with and without reflux for immiscible and partially miscible system; Solid-liquid extraction; Simultaneous heat and mass transfer: drying, humidification operations, design of cooling towers; Adsorption and Ion Exchange: Types and nature of adsorption, Adsorption equilibria, stage-wise and continuous-contact adsorption operations, ion-exchange equilibria, ion exchange cycle and operation of ion exchangers; Crystallization: Crystal geometry, supersaturation, nucleation, crystal growth, crystallization equipment;Membrane Separation Processes: Gas separation processes, reverse osmosis processes; ultrafiltration, pervaporation, dialysis and electrodialysis.

Motivation; fundamentals of batch and flow reactors; general mole balance equation; rate laws and stoichiometry; conversion and reactor sizing; reactors in series; algorithm for data analysis from batch reactor and flow reactor data; experimental planning for data analysis; Isothermal reactor design: mole balance in terms of conversion, mole balance in terms of concentration and molar flow rates, effect of pressure drop in conversion, micro reactors, membrane reactors; Multiple reactions: selectivity and yields in series, parallel and complex reactions. selection and ordering of reactors for parallel, series and complex reactions; Steady state non isothermal reactor design: energy balance equation to flow and batch reactor systems, design of adiabatic and isothermal reactors, equilibrium conversions, multiple steady states; Catalytic reactors: catalytic reaction mechanisms, rate law for catalytic reactions, external diffusion, internal diffusion, design of packed bed reactor; Residence Time Distribution (RTD): fundamentals of non-ideal reactors, measurement and characterization of RTD, RTD for ideal reactor, non ideal reactor modeling using RTD

CL 352: Chemical Engineering Lab – III (0 – 0 – 4 – 2)

Differential distillation; Sieve plate distillation column; packed bed gas absorption; Liquid-liquid extraction; Cooling tower; Forced convection batch dryer; Residence time distribution (RTD) in Laminar flow reactor (LFR); Residence time distribution (RTD) in Continuous stirred tank reactor (CSTR); Batch reactor; Single CSTR and CSTRs in series; CSTR and LFR in series

Mechanical design of process equipment: pressure vessels, tall columns, etc., Materials and Fabrication Selection; Illustrative Case Study in Process Equipment Design and Costing of Equipment in each of the following categories: Material Transfer, Handling and Treatment Equipment Heat Transfer Equipment: Shell and tube heat exchangers (Kern and Bell-Delaware design methods), Plate heat exchangers, Mass Transfer Equipment: Absorption/ Stripping columns (packed/tray), Multicomponent distallationcolum (Fenske-Underwood-Gilliland correlations) Reactors: Choices of reactors, non-isothermal reactors, reactor configuration, inter-stage heating/cooling, multi-tubular reactors; Design Strategy and Optimum Equipment Design: Economic Design criteria; Cost and Asset Accounting; Cost Estimation; Interest and Investment Costs; Taxes and Insurance; Depreciation; Profitability, Alternative Investments and Replacement.

CL 422: Process Control (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

First Principles model development; Process dynamics for first, second and higher order systems: linearisation, transfer function models, effect of poles, zeros and time delays on system response; Empirical models from data; control system instrumentation; introduction to feedback control: objectives, PID control; analysis of closed loop systems: stability, root locus, frequency response using Bode and Nyquist plots; control design techniques: design criteria, time and frequency domain techniques, model based design, tuning; advanced control strategies: cascade and feed forward, introduction to multivariable control; controller implementation through discretisation.

CL 423: Chemical Processes (3 – 0 – 0 – 4)

Overview of the chemical industry with specific reference to Indian Chemical Processing scenario; Inorganic Chemical Industries, Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid, Ammonia, Nitric Acid and Nitrogenous Fertilizers, Phosphorus, Phosphoric Acid, phosphatic and complex Fertilizers, Caustic soda, Chlorine and Hydrochloric Acid, Cement, Lime and other furnace products Industrial gases, Water - Resources, Recycling and Treatment; Organic Chemical Industries
Petroleum: Refining and Processing, Petrochemicals: Olefins, C4-C5 Products, Aromatics, Synthesis Gas and Methanol, Polymers and Synthetic Fibres, Synthetic rubber; synthetic detergents; Natural Products Industries, Soaps and Glycerin; Pulp and Paper, Fermentation products; Pharmaceuticals and bulk intermediates.

CL 451: Chemical Engineering Lab – IV (0 – 0 – 4 – 2)

First order dynamics of bulb thermometer; Second-order dynamics of under-damped system-pendulum; second-order dynamics of critically damped system-interacting tanks; second-order dynamics of critically overdamped system-non-interacting tanks; On-off controller (liquid-level control); PID controller (Temperature control); Adsorption; Reverse osmosis; High performance liquid chromatography; Liquid chromatography; UV-vis spectrophotometer.

EE 211: Network Theory (2 – 1 – 0 – 3)

Introduction – transition from field model to circuit model, assumptions; electrical circuit described in terms of devices and topology, their mutually exclusive nature. Classification of elements and circuits – lumped/distributed, linear/nonlinear, passive/active, bilateral/non-bilateral; independent voltage and current sources, dependent sources, ideal transformer, gyrator. Elements of graph theory – graph, sub-graphs, paths, connected graphs, trees, co-trees, twigs, links, loops, cut-sets; incidence matrix A, loop matrix B, cut-set matrix Q, orthogonality and interrelations; independent sets of KCL and KVL equations, Tellegen’s theorem and applications. Circuit analysis – basis sets of voltage and current variables, sparse tableau analysis, mesh and loop currents, node and cut-set voltages, state variable analysis. Two-port networks – Description in terms of different sets of parameters and interrelations, interconnection of two-port networks and their applications, introduction to filter design.

EE 221: Electronic Devices (2 – 1 – 0 – 3)

Introduction to semiconductors; Energy bands and charge carriers in semiconductors; Introduction to semiconductor equations and carrier statistics, Poisson's and Continuity equations, Fermi-Dirac statistics and Boltzmann approximation to the Fermi-Dirac statistics; Semiconductor diodes; Zener diode; Optoelectronic devices like photodiodes, light emitting diodes and lasers; MOS capacitor; MOS Transistor; Bipolar junction transistors; High frequency and high power devices like Tunnel diode, IMPATT diode, Gunn diode, PNPN diode and the semiconductor controlled rectifier.

ES 231: Signal and Systems (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Motivation and Basic Preliminaries of Signals & Systems – Their manifestations, Prospects of modeling a wide variety of situations in terms of Signals & Systems; Classifications of Signals in Continuous and Discrete cases, Basic Signals-Unit Impulse, Unit Ramp, Exponential (real and complex)functions, Significance of Basic Signals; Basic Operations on signals. Vector-space interpretations in terms of Basic Signals useful for evolving various transforms; Classifications of Systems – Concepts of Linearity, Causality, Stability, Time-invariance, Convolution for CT & DT signals and systems; Necessity of representations of Signals & Systems in Time- and Transformed-domains; Time-domain Analysis of CT & DT dynamic systems represented by Differential & Difference equations; Fourier-domain analysis of CT & DT for Periodic and aperiodic signals & systems- FS, FT, DFS and DTFT and inter-relations amongst them; Sampling and the associated concepts; Laplace- and Z-Transforms; Brief introduction to- DFT/FFT and Wavelet Transforms: A few typical applications.

ES 232: Digital Systems and Microprocessor (3 – 1 – 3 – 5)

Brief review of combinational and sequential circuits; Analysis and design of synchronous sequential machines; Computer aided design and programming of digital circuits using Verilog hardware description language; FPGA; Microprocessor or Microcontroller: architecture, instruction set, programming, input-output interfacing, interrupts.

ES 331: Probability and Random Process (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Review of sets, fields and events, axioms of probability, probability space, conditional probability, independence, Bayes’ theorem and applications; repeated trials, Bernoulli trials; discrete, continuous and mixed random variables, probability mass function, probability distribution and density functions; examples of common random variables and density functions; conditional distributions and densities; functions of one and two random variables; moments and characteristic functions of random variables, mean, variance, correlation; Markov, Chebychev and Chernoff bounds; sequences of random variables, strong and weak law of large numbers, central limit theorem; linear mean square estimation and orthogonality principle; maximum likelihood and parameter estimation. Random processes, strict and wide sense stationary processes; ergodic processes; bandlimited and periodic processes; random processes and linear systems; power spectral density; noise processes; Wiener filtering; Kalman filtering; examples of random processes, Poisson process, Markov process.

EE 311: Electromagnetic Waves (3 – 0 – 0 – 4)

Review of static electric and magnetic fields; electromagnetic (EM) waves and applications; Transmission lines: concept of distributed elements, transmission line equations, phase and attenuation constants, propagation constant and characteristic impedance, lossless, low-loss and distortion-less lines, travelling and standing waves; reflection coefficient and SWR, input impedance, impedance matching – quarter and half-wave lines, equivalent reactive elements, load impedance measurement, analysis of open-circuited and short-circuited lines, stub matching, power flow in a transmission line, maximum power transfer condition, graphical representation of a transmission line, Smith chart, transmission line calculations using the Smith chart, pulse propagation, various types of transmission lines; Maxwell’s equations, displacement current, time-varying potentials, Lorentz conditions, boundary conditions at media interface; EM wave propagation - in lossy dielectrics, in lossless dielectrics, in free-space and in conductors, skin effect and skin depth, intrinsic impedance, complex permittivity and loss tangent, power flow and the Poynting vector, phase and group velocity, reflection of EM waves; Waveguides: parallel plate waveguide, rectangular and cylindrical waveguides, cut-off frequency, TE, TM and TEM modes; EM radiation and antennas: retarded potentials, Hertzian dipole, short loop antenna, antenna characteristics and radiation parameters, Friis equation, standard antennas – dipole, array, aperture and horn.

EE 321: Analog Circuits (3 – 0 – 3 – 5)

Review of BJT and MOS transistor operation; BJT and MOS transistor biasing schemes, small signal models; CE/CS, CB/CG and CC/CD amplifiers; BJT and MOSFET high frequency models, SPICE models and simulation; frequency response of CS amplifiers; Miller’s theorem; current mirrors; active loads; cascode amplifier; differential amplifiers; feedback topologies and properties, stability, Barkhausen criterion, effect of feedback on amplifier poles, Bode plots, gain and phase margins; positive feedback and sinusoidal oscillators, Wien bridge oscillator, other op-amp based RC oscillators; multivibrators, square and triangle waveform generation; precision rectifier circuits; filter types and specifications, Butterworth and Chebychev filters first and second order filters, second order LCR resonators, active filters based on inductor replacement; data conversion, D/A converter circuits, A/D converter circuits.

EE 331: Electrical Machines (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Transformers – working principle, single phase transformer, equivalent circuit, voltage regulation, losses and efficiency; three phase transformer; autotransformer; instrument transformers.
Principles of electromechanical energy conversion – forces and torques in magnetic field system, field energy and coenergy; DC machines – constructional details, generating and motoring modes, classification of machines, terminal characteristics, losses and efficiency, starting and speed control of DC motors; Alternator – generation of three phase emf, circuit model, terminal characteristics, voltage regulation, parallel operation of alternators and load sharing; Synchronous motor – creation of travelling magnetic field, starting methods, speed control; Induction motor – constructional details, working principle, circuit model, terminal characteristics, starting methods, speed control; Special machines – universal motor, single phase induction motor, stepper motor, servo motor, permanent magnet motors, switched reluctance motors; Selection of motor for specific application; Engineering aspects of electric machine performance and operation.

ES 332: Control Theory (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Basic concepts: Notion of feedback; open- and closed-loop systems. Modeling and representations of control systems: Ordinary differential equations; Transfer functions; Block diagrams; Signal flow graphs; State-space representations, Performance and stability: Time-domain analysis; Second-order systems; Characteristic-equation and roots; Routh-Hurwitz criteria, Frequency domain techniques: Root-locus methods; Frequency responses; Bode-plots; Gain-margin and phase-margin; Nyquist plots; Compensator design: Proportional, PI and PID controllers; Lead-lag compensators. State-space concepts: Controllability; Observability; pole placement result; Minimal representations.

EE 332: Power Systems (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Energy sources;Structure of power system; Basic concepts of 3-Øelectrical systems; Modeling of power system components - transmission lines,synchronous machine, loads, transformers, etc.; Per unit system; Line parameters and their calculations; Transmission line performance and analysis, Power flow – formulation and solution methods like Gauss seideland Newton-Raphson method; Economic operation of power systems – economic dispatch of generation, unit commitment, automatic generation control, and frequency control; Fault analysis–symmetrical faults, symmetrical components, sequence models, unsymmetrical faults; Power system stability–swing equation and equal area criterion of stability; Introduction to switchgears and protection.

EE 333: Power Electronics (2 – 1 – 3 – 4)

Power semiconductor devices – diodes, thyristors, BJT, MOSFET, GTO, IGBT, MCT; Drive and protection circuits; AC-to-DC converters – uncontrolled and controlled, single phase and three phase, performance parameters, effect of source inductance; DC-to-DC converters – buck, boost, buck-boost and cuk; DC-to-AC converters – voltage source and current source, square wave and pulse-width-modulated, single phase and three phase, performance parameters; AC-to-AC converters; Resonant converters – zero-voltage and zero-current switching; Applications of power electronics – power supplies, motor drives, industrial applications, power system; Harmonics and mitigation.

EE 341: Communication Systems (3 – 0 – 0 – 4)

Review of signals and spectra, band-limited signals, analysis of signals, distortion in transmission; linear CW modulation, methods of generation, bandwidth efficiency, synchronous and asynchronous detection, frequency division multiplexing; exponential modulation, narrowband PM and FM, transmission bandwidth, generation and detection, de-emphasis and pre-emphasis filtering; pulse modulation, sampling theorem, aliasing, PAM, PWM, PPM, time division multiplexing; pulse code modulation, delta modulation, DPCM; review of random processes and power spectral density, signal space; Noise analysis; Digital communications basic, line codes and their spectra, pulse shaping, inter-symbol interference, Nyquist criterion for distortionless transmission, equalization; Basics of digital bandpass modulation, ASK, PSK, FSK.

EE 411: Digital Signal Processing (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Introduction to discrete-time signals and systems; linear time invariant (LTI) systems and properties, linear phase systems; brief review of Fourier representations; sampling and reconstruction of continuous-time signals; the z-transform, properties and applications to LTI systems; the discrete Fourier transform (DFT), properties, efficient DFT computation by FFT, effects of finite word length; linear and circular convolutions, block convolutions for long sequences; Signal analysis by DFT, spectral analysis by periodogram and autocorrelation estimates; brief review of analog filter design; IIR filters, stability, design by impulse invariance, bilinear transformations, frequency transformations of low pass IIR filters; FIR filter design by windowing method and Parks-McClellan algorithm, finite precision numerical effects; decimation and interpolation of signals, quadrature mirror filters and perfect reconstruction, subband decomposition; introduction to discrete wavelet transforms.

EE 431: Electrical Systems Lab (0 – 0 – 4 – 2)

Laboratory experiments on analog, pulse, and basic digital modulation and demodulation techniques; different transmission lines, antennas, and passive devices; digital filter design techniques, signal filtering, effects of finite word length; process control (variables: position /temperature), time response analysis, determination of transfer function for DC motor, design of lag-lead compensator; power flow analysis, stability, and fault analysis; integrated design problems.

ES 321: Dynamics and Vibration (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Newtonian dynamics of a particle, systems of particles and of a rigid body; Force, torque, impulse, momentum, angular momentum, energy, and vibrations; Two-dimensional rigid-body kinematics including motion relative to a moving frame; Brief introduction to three dimensional rigid-body dynamics; Single degree of freedom system; Free and forced vibrations (harmonic and general), types of damping; Duhamel’s integration; Two degree of freedom system; Modal analysis, diagonalisation, eigensystem, response calculations for general excitation, proportional damping; Principle of virtual work, Lagrange’s equations.

ME 311: Fluids Mechanics and Heat Transfer (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Momentum boundary layers; Boundary Layer Solutions, Notion of Flow Separation. Momentum integral equation. Displacement and Momentum Thickness. Laminar and Turbulent Boundary Layers. Power Laws. Skin friction coefficient and drag estimation. Skin friction lines on surfaces.
Prandtl and Nusselt number correlations; Derivation of differential and integral energy equation. Thermal boundary layer; Analogy between heat and momentum transfer. ; Heat transfer in pipe flows; Thermal entry length; Correlations for some common configurations; Free convection from plate: Governing equations and non-dimensionalization. Similarity and integral solutions for vertical plate; Free convection for other cases; Mixed convection. Heat Exchangers. Applications and classification of heat exchangers; Design analysis using LMTD method; Performance analysis using - NTU method. Introduction to boiling and condensation;
Radiative Heat Transfer, Black body radiation. Planck, Wien and Stefan-Boltzmann laws. Irradiation; Heat exchange between two surfaces. Shape factor: Definition, common configurations; Applications in Solar Energy Systems
Compressible Flow. Wave propagation speed in ideal gas. Stagnation pressure and temperature. Isentropic Flow. Normal Shocks and Rankine-Hugoniot conditions. Compressible frictionless flow in a convergent-divergent nozzle. Flows in pipes with heat transfer and with friction. Oblique shock waves. Prandtl-Meyer Expansion. Notions of Compressible Boundary Layers

ME 321: Mechanics of Deformable Bodies (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Stress at a point, equilibrium equations, 3-D state of stress, principal stresses and maximum shear stress, stress invariants; Strain at a point, strain-displacement relations in Cartesian coordinates, compatibility equations; stress-strain relations; Yield criteria: von Mises (maximum distortion energy) and Tresca (maximum shear stress); Stresses beyond yielding (for elastic perfectly plastic materials) in axial members, bending and torsion. Un-symmetrical bending, shear flow and shear center; Symmetric bending of curved bars; Torsion of non-circular shafts; Formulation of elasticity problem, boundary conditions, plane stress and plane strain problems; 2-D problems in polar cylindrical coordinates, equilibrium equations and strain-displacement relations, thick cylinders, composite tubes, rotating discs; Airy’s stress function, solution by polynomials, end effects – St. venant principle; Stress distribution around a circular hole, stress concentration; Fracture mechanics concepts; Fatigue failure.

ME 331: Manufacturing Processes and Systems (3 – 0 – 0 – 4)

Fundamentals of Machine Tools: General-purpose, semi-automatic and Automatic machine tools, Set-ups and operations such as lathe, drilling, milling, grinding, broaching; Machining processes for production: Gear cutting (Hobbing and Shaping), Thread cutting; Finishing operations: honing, lapping, electroplating, painting etc. Metal forming machines and processes. Introduction to Jigs and Fixture Design. Principles of location and clamping. Basics of Computer Numerical Control Technology. Computer Integrated Manufacturing Engineering (CIME). Non-conventional Machining Processes: Electric discharge Machining (EDM), Electrochemical Machining, Laser and Abrasive Flow Machining, etc.Dimensional Metrology: Limits, Fits and dimensional tolerancing; Design of limit gauges, Taylor’s principle, Gage tolerancing; Geometrical tolerancing of form, orientation, position, location, run-out; Basic definitions and measurement principles, MMC/RFS conditions. Comparators and Metrological Instruments: Principles of optical, pneumatic, electric/electronic instruments; Inspection of gears and screw threads; Surface finish and its measurement, Coordinate Dimensional metrology. Non-contact vision based inspection systems. Introduction to assembly engineering.

ES 351: Mechanical Engineering Lab – I (0 – 0 – 4 – 2)

Structured and Open-ended experiments in Solid Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Energy Systems, Dynamics and Vibrations, Selected Mechanisms, Control Systems, Automation, Manufacturing Processes and Metrology.

ME 322: Synthesis and Analysis of Mechanisms (2 – 1 – 2 – 4)

Introduction to Mechanisms. Classification of Links and Joints. Kinematic Drawing of Mechanisms. Mobility. Grashof condition for Fourbar linkages. Kinematic (Position, Velocity and Acceleration) Analysis and Synthesis of Mechanical Linkages. Cam Follower Mechanisms. CAM Design. Gears and Gear Trains. Belts, Chains and Sprockets. Static and Dynamic Analysis of Mechanisms.

Lab Work: A few structured experiments on four bar linkages, QR mechanism, CAMs and Gears (plus new experiments) and computer modelling in support of the theory and perform group mechanism design projects targeted at Mechanism Design Contests.

ME 332: Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (3 – 1 – 0 – 4)

Introduction to Industrial Engineering, Work-time study and productivity; Capacity planning; Location and layout models for factories and warehouses; Manufacturing planning concepts based on forecasting, push and pull models of planning, and aggregate planning; Basic inventory models; Introduction to concepts of operations research and optimization; Linear Programming: problem formulation, simplex method, concept of primal-dual, duality and sensitivity analysis, Interior point methods Network flow model & methods including transportation and assignment models, min-cost flow, shortest path problem; Integer programming models, branch and bound method; Introduction to applied probability models for decision making; Random variables and their distributions; Independence and conditional probabilities/expectations; Expectations, variances and probabilistic notions of performance.

ME 352 : Mechanical Engineering Lab – II (0 – 0 – 4 – 2)

Structured and Open-ended experiments in Solid Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Energy Systems, Dynamics and Vibrations, Selected Mechanisms, Control Systems, Automation, Manufacturing Processes and Metrology.

ME 391 & ME 491: Integrated Design and Manufacturing – I & II (0 – 1 – 4 – 2)

Introduction: design for strength and stiffness, economy, stresses, operation, maintenance, manufacture and assembly, transport, materials. Properties of materials, static, dynamic and impact strengths; factor of safety; permissible stresses;Material Selection: standards and selection. Joining techniques and properties; welding and bonding, screw and bolted connections. Introduction to tribology; Bearings and friction: Bush and rolling element bearings, Design selection; heat generation; properties of lubricants and selection; wear and associated failures. Shafts, axles and design of bearing mountings – stress concentration and thermal expansion. Design for fatigue. Introduction to manufacturing drawing including geometric and positional tolerance. Process planning. Rapid Prototyping. Design of mechanical components, sub-systems focusing on a project integrating design and manufacturing in a complete year-long Group Design Projects in Design-Test-Build mode. Intellectual Property Rights and Patenting.

EarthMaterials: Structure of Solid Earth, Rock cycle, Common rock forming minerals, Types of rocks and its engineering properties, Soils: processes of formation, soil profile and soil types, Geophysical methods of earth characterization; Earth Processes: Concept of plate tectonics, sea-floor spreading and continental drift, Origin of oceans, continents, mountains and rift valleys, Earthquake and earthquake belts; Volcanoes: types products and distribution; Deformation in Earth’s interior, Faults, Folding and Joints; Dynamic behaviour of Earth Surface and role of hydrosphere: River processes, Surface water hydrology, Hillslope processes, catchment erosion processes, Coastal Processes, Groundwater and karst processes; Applications in Civil Engineering and Environmental Management.

CE 202 Sustainability and Environment (1 - 0 - 3 - 3)

Special topics inf the form of case studies will be discussed related to: Introduction to sustainability: humanity and environment, the evolution of environmental policy, climate and global change, climate processes: external and internal controls, modern climate change, climate projections, biosphere, soil and sustainability, biodiversity and ecosystem functions, physical resources: water, pollution, minerals, environmental and resource economics, modern environmental management, systems of waste management, sustainable energy systems, sustainable infrastructure, embodied energy, life cycle, sustainable materials and construction, problem solving and tools of sustainability

CE 301 Soil Mechanics (3 - 1 - 2 - 5)

Phase relations; Soil classification, index properties, grain-size distribution; Effective stress principle; Flow through porous media, Darcy’s law, permeability, different heads, 2-D Seepage and flow nets; Compaction characteristics; Compressibility and Consolidation characteristics, 1-D compression response, Terzaghi’s theory of consolidation, secondary consolidation; Settlement of foundations, immediate and time-dependent settlement, allowable settlement; Shear-strength of Soil, Mohr-coulomb failure criteria, direct shear and UC tests; in situ test – SPT, CPT; Earth-pressure theory, Coulomb and Rankine approaches; Bearing capacity, failure modes, generalized bearing capacity equation, net- and gross bearing capacity, allowable bearing pressure.

CE 302 Structural Analysis (3 - 1 - 0 - 4)

Degrees of indeterminacy (flexibility & stiffness); Trusses (including types of trusses), beams and frames: determinate and indeterminate structures, cables and arches; moment area theorem; conjugate beam method; principle of virtual work; energy method; Castigliano’s theorems; unit-load and unit-displacement theorems; reciprocal theorems; Betti's and Maxwell's theorem; method of consistent deformations; slope-deflection method; displacement based methods; influence lines; Muller-Breslau's principle; moment distribution method; column analogy method; Introduction to matrix method. Introduction to using structural analysis software for the analysis of simple structures/structural components.

CE 303 Geospatial Engineering (1 - 0 - 3 - 3)

Introduction to Surveying, Types of land surveys; Instruments, Topographic maps and its interpretation, Measurements and Errors; Units; Types of Errors; Precision and Accuracy; Error Propagation. Concepts of GPS; GPS receivers; GPS positioning mode- point positioning & relative positioning (DGPS & RTK GPS); GPS accuracy and error sources, Applications of GPS. GIS: Introduction, Coordinate systems and datum Projection systems; Spatial data models and data structures; Attribute data input and management; Data editing, exploration and analysis; Digital terrain analysis using DEM data, Path analysis, network applications and watershed analysis.

CE 308 Water Resource Engineering (2 - 0 - 3 - 4)

Hydraulic processes: control volume approach, continuity, energy, momentum, velocity distribution, Hydrologic processes: introduction to hydrology, precipitation, evaporation, and infiltration, Surface runoff: drainage basins and storm hydrograph, hydrologic losses, unit hydrograph, Streamflow routing: hydrologic reservoir routing, hydrologic river routing, hydraulic routing, Introduction to pipe flow: classification of flow, head losses, forces in pipe flow, Introduction to open channel flow: steady uniform flow, specific energy and specific forces, steady and gradually varied flow, rapidly varied flow, discharge measurement, Introduction to groundwater flow: groundwater concepts, saturated flow, steady state one dimensional flow, steady state well hydraulics, transient well hydraulics, and boundary effects

Experiments on Hydrological tray evaluating the response of a catchment to an event of rainfall; Friction losses in pipes to verify the head loss equation, Bernoulli's experiment for turbulent, laminar or transition flow; Water hammer analysis; Flow past a sharp crested weir.

CE 304 Concrete Design (3 - 1 - 0 - 4)

Introduction: Properties of concrete and reinforcing steel, design philosophies, limit state, ultimate load method, working stress method; Loads and load combinations; Elements of Masonry design; Limit state method: Design of Beams: Singly reinforced, doubly reinforced, rectangular, T and L beams; Design of Slabs: One way, two way, waffle slabs; Design of Columns: Subjected to concentric and eccentric axial loading; Design of footings: Individual and combined footing; elements of foundation design; Standard and ductile detailing.

CE 305 Steel Design (2 - 1 - 0 - 2)

Design of tension members; Design of beams; Design of compression members; Analysis of eccentrically loaded columns; Design of beam-columns; Design of connections (riveted, bolted and welded); Single and built-up sections.

CE 307 Masonry Design (2 - 1 - 0 - 2)

Basic structural behaviour and design of low-rise bearing wall buildings; Basic material properties; Strength design of unreinforced masonry elements; Allowable stress design of unreinforced masonry elements; Introduction to reinforced masonry; Introduction to confined masonry.

Background on stones, bricks, tiles, cement, steel, concrete, paints and polymers with relevant discussions of IS code provisions; concrete mix design; durability of concrete.

Standard consistency, initial and final setting time of cement sample using Vicat’s apparatus; Soundness of given sample of cement and lime by (Le‐Chatelier test, autoclave test); Compressive strength of cement sample; Fineness of cement using (dry blank sieving, Blaine’s air permeability method) + Specific gravity and water absorption of coarse aggregate; Fineness modulus and particle size distribution, shape test and abrasion test of coarse, fine, and all in aggregates; Consistency & workability of freshly mixed concrete (slump & compaction test); Cube strength and cylinder strength of concrete of given proportion and given water cement ratio; Tensile strength of steel; Compressive strength and water absorption of burnt clay bricks and stone samples. Bitumen tests.

CE 403 Construction Technology & Management (3 - 0 - 0 - 4)

Cost estimating and bidding: material estimates, labour and equipment costs, cost control, purchasing, tender bidding; Project scheduling: bar charts, PERT, CPM, network diagrams; Project management: quality assurance, crisis management, claims management, safety; Construction machinery and methods; Construction accounting and budgeting; Construction law: building codes, local laws, approvals, environmental impact; arbitration; Construction blueprint and plan reading, environmental considerations; Client relations; Introduction to use of project management software.

CE 309 Field Survey Project (0 - 0 - 0 - 2)

Survey camp of 7-10 days: Total station survey, Geological survey, Creating survey map of the area including information about geological features at the site. Identification of different rock types and landforms in the area.

CE 401 Comprehensive Project – 1 (0 - 0 - 3 - 4)

A big construction project will be considered and will be sub-divided into several components. Teams of students will act as separate ‘consulting agencies’ and will carry out complete planning, analysis, design and construction planning for these components. The teams will be required to merge their designs of individual components of the entire project towards the end and present a consolidated plan, design and construction plan of the entire project.

ES 212 Fluid Mechanics (3 - 2 - 0 - 4)

Introduction to fluids, Continuum approximation, Knudsen number, properties of fluids, Fluid statics, Description of flows, Deformation of fluid elements, vorticity and irrotational flows, Reynolds’ transport theorem, Conservation of mass, Linear Momentum balance, Navier-Stokes’(NS) equation, Bernoulli equation and applications including flow measurement, Similitude and modeling, Non-dimensionalisation of NS equations, Importance of Reynolds number (Re), High Re flow: Prandtl’s approximation, basic inviscid flow, elementary plane flows and their superposition, Magnus effect, Boundary layers- elementary results for flat plates, Boundary Layer Solutions, Notion of Flow Separation. Momentum integral equation. Displacement and Momentum Thickness. Laminar and Turbulent Boundary Layers. Power Laws. Skin friction coefficient and drag estimation. Skin friction lines on surfaces. Flow through packed beds and fluidized beds; Transportation and metering of fluids, pump types, pump curves, blowers and compressors; Mixing and Agitation, power consumption, impeller types and flow patterns, mixing times.

MSE 201: Phase Transformation and Phase Equilibrium

Definition of a phase, thermodynamic criterion for phase stability, equilibrium between phases, Gibb’s phase rule, introduction to phase diagrams, composition phase diagram and concepts of solidus, liquidus, solvus curves, tie line, lever rule, Introduction to phase transformations; Solidification: homogenous and heterogeneous nucleation, rate of nucleation, growth, isomorphous phase diagram and solidification of alloys, Scheil equation, constitutional and thermal super-cooling, dendritic solidification principles, Eutectic phase diagrams and eutectic solidification, Peritectic and Monotectic transformations; Solid-Solid Phase Transformations: Diffusional phase transformation; classical nucleation theory, growth, role of interfaces, spinodal decomposition, partitionless phase transformations; massive and displacive/martensitic phase transformation; Thermo-mechanical treatments: Annealing, Normalizing, Quenching treatments, CCT/TTT diagrams, hardening and introduction to surface treatments, tempering, deformation induced phase transformation, shape memory alloys, TRIP steel; Composition, thermo-mechanical treatment and properties of common ferrous, non-ferrous & super alloys.

MSE 302: Mechanical Behavior of Material

Plastic deformation of single crystals – Crystal geometry/defect, deformation by slip, critical resolved shear stress for slip, deformation of single crystals; Dislocation theory – Burgers vector and dislocation loop, dislocation observation, Dislocations in FCC/HCP/BCC, stress fields and energy of dislocations, dislocation slide and climb, jogs, dislocation sources; Strengthening mechanisms – Grain boundary strengthening, yield point phenomena, strain aging, solid solution strengthening, strengthening from particle/fibers, strengthening due to point defects, martensite strengthening, strain hardening, cold-working, annealing, recovery/recrystallization; Fracture – Types of fracture, theoretical cohesive strength, Griffith theory of brittle fracture, fractography, dislocation theories of brittle fracture, ductile fracture, notch effect, fracture curve; Fracture mechanics – Strain energy release rate, stress intensity factor, fracture toughness, plane-strain toughness (KIc), plasticity corrections, crack opening displacement, J integral, R Curve; Brittle fracture and impact failure, notched-bar impact test, transition-temperature curve, fracture analysis, temper embrittlement, environment sensitive fracture; Fatigue of metals – Stress cycle, S-N curve, cyclic stress-strain curve, low cycle fatigue, strain-life equation, fatigue crack propagation, stress concentration, surface effects, cumulative fatigue damage and sequence effect, effect of metallurgical variables, machine design, corrosion fatigue; Creep and stress rupture – Time dependent mechanical behavior, creep curve, stress-rupture test, creep deformation mechanism, deformation mechanism maps, activation energy for steady-state creep, superplasticity, fracture at elevated temperature.

MSE 303: Corrosion & Protection of Materials

Definition of corrosion – type of corrosion, economic impact of corrosion, corrosion science and corrosion engineering; Principles of degradation – environmental factors controlling corrosion, electrochemical reactions (half-cell, Anodic/Cathodic), atmospheric corrosion, Faraday’s law, Corrosion rates; Thermodynamic of corrosion – Chemical potential and standard states, Free energy and electrode potentials, Nernst Equation, Electrochemical cells, metallurgical characteristics important to corrosion, Galvanic corrosion, Crevice corrosion, Differential concentration cells, Pourbaix diagrams; Kinetics of Corrosion – Methods to determine corrosion rates, Electrochemical polarization, Electrode Kinetics for Activation Polarization, Mixed Potential theory; Mechanisms of Corrosion – Crevice and Pitting corrosion, Mechanically assisted corrosion, high temperature corrosion, Degradation of polymers and ceramics, Environmental factors affecting corrosion/degradation; Passivity – Electrochemical theory, properties and characterization of passive layer, passive layer formation for different surfaces (steel, iron, aluminum, alloys)

MSE 304: Principles of Metal Extraction

Introduction, History and Importance of Metal Extraction; Mineral Dressing - Introduction to Mineral Dressing; Sizing; Comminution; Classification; Gravity Concentration (Heavy Media Separation, Jigging, Tabling);Froth Flotation, Magnetic Separation, Electrostatic Separation; Extractive Metallurgy - Pyrometallurgical Operations (Roasting, Agglomeration, Smelting, Converting, Refining & Secondary Refining); Principles of Hydrometallurgy; Principles of Electrometallurgy (Aqueous Solutions and Fused Salts); Flow sheet Design Based of Important Non Ferrous Metals Based on Materials and Heat Balance

MSE 351: Metallography Lab

Principles of sample preparation for optical metallography; Observation of macrostructures; Solidification of metals and alloys, observing solidification structures; Studying cast, work hardened, annealed, and recrystallized microstructure; Study of different types of Eutectic, and Eutectoid structures; Heat treatment of different plain carbon steels, and their microstructures and hardness; Microstructures of non-ferrous alloys (AL-Si, Cu-Zn, Cu-Sn); Hardenability measurement – Jominy End Quench test; Grain size measurement and quantitative microstructural analysis.

MSE 352: Materials Characterization Techniques

Introduction to material characterization techniques; Structural Characterisation: X-Ray diffraction (principle, phase identification and quantification), Electron Microscopy (principle, morphology, crystallite size, elemental detection); Surface characterization: Atomic Force Microscopy (for determining topography) Contact angle (surface energy, hydrophilicity); Electrical characterization: Four probe measurement (for measuring sheet resistance), Hall measurement (for measuring sheet resistance, carrier concentration and mobility); Thermal characterization: Differential Scanning calorimetry , Differential Thermal Analyzer (to understand phase transition); Mechanical (Dynamic mechanical analyser for soft materials); Compositional characterization: (energy-dispersive spectroscopy, Inorganic content evaluation)