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Syllabus of Section A Diploma

Syllabus of Section A Diploma
Here is syllabus of section A Diploma stream. If any AMIE student having its need.... copy and paste in MS-Word and take its printout.



Engineering design process and its structure. Identification and analysis of need, product design specification, standards of performance and constraints. Searching for design concept;morphological analysis,brainstorming.evaluation of design concept for physical reliability,economic feasibility and utility. Detailed design; design for manufacture, assembly, shipping, maintenance, use, and recyclability. Design checks for clarity, simplicity, modularity and safety. Standardization and size range. Reliability and robust design. Design organisation and communication, technical reports, drawing, presentations and models. Concept of manufacturing; classification of manufacturing process. Fundamental of casting. Basic understanding of commonly used casting processes(sand casting, investment casting and permanent mould casting processes) Fundamental of metal forming hot and cold working; basic understanding of primary metal forming processes(rolling,forging, extrusion and drawing processes, punching and blanking). Group B Fundamental of metal cutting; tool-work interaction for production of machined surfaces. Classification of machining processes. Basic machining operations( turning, shaping, planning, drilling and milling processes) Fundamental of grinding and finishing overview of unconventional machining processes; fundamental of welding processes; introduction to primary welding and allied processes; selection of manufacturing processes. Design for manufacturability. Need of integration-commercial,economic and technological perspective; basic tool of integration; concept of a system . Introduction to information technology and its element. Introduction to group technology; introduction to simulation and database management systems. Element of integration-controllers,sensors,robots,automated machines;AGVs,AS,RS etc. Product and process design for integration; design for economic manufacturing; design for manufacturing Introduction to computer aided process planning; selection of machine tools.  

Recommended Books 1. GK Lal, Vijay Gupta and Venkat Reddy. Fundamental of Design and Manufacturing. Narosa Publishing House. New Delhi


Group A

Introduction to materials. Metal and alloys,ceramics,Polymers and semiconducting materials-introduction and application as engineering materials.

Defects in solids. Point, line and surface defects. Diffusion in solids.

Phase diagrams. Monocomponent and binary systems, non-equilibrium system, phase diagram and application in crystalline and non-crystalline solids.

Mechanical Properties. Tensile strength, yield strength, elastic and viscoelastic properties, creep, stress relaxation and impact. Fracture behaviour. Ductile fracture, Griffith theory, effect of heat treatment and temperature and temperature on properties of metal.

Deformation of metals. Elastic and plastic deformation, slip, twin, dislocation theory, critical resolved shear stress. deformation in polycrystalline materials, season cracking, Bachinger's effects, strengthing machanics, work hardening recovery, crystallisation and grain growth, cold and hot working.

Group B

Heat treatment. Iron carbon system. Annealing, normalising, hardening, critical cooling rate, hardenability,age hardening, surface hardening. tempering.

Thermal properties. High temperature materials. material for cyrogenic application , thermally insulating materials.(Specific heat, thermal conductivity, thermal expansion).

Ceramic material and ploymers. Silicon structures. Polymerism fraction in glass, electrical properties of ceramic phase, rocks, building stones, refractories.

Polymerisation mechanism, structural properties of polymer, thermoplastic, thermosets, elastomer, resins,composites, particle and fibre reinforced composite. composite material including nano material.

Electronic properities. Magnetism, dimagnetism, paramagnetism, ferromagnetism. magnetic energy, zone theory of solids, zones in conductors and insulators.

Recommended Books
1. L A Vanblack. Element of Material Science and Engineering. Addison-Wesley(Indian edition)

2.V Raghavan. Material Science and Engineering. Prentice-Hall of India (p) Ltd., New Delhi.


Group A

Programming language. C including C++; Languages-declarations, expression, control statements, arrays, function, pointers and structures; Algorithms and flow-charts. Introduction to Pascal.

Infomatics. Information system for decision making; Data management and database management technology; Office automation system-LAN, WAN. electronic mail, electronic data interchange; client server technology; overview of TCP/IP; Information systems for business; Strategic information systems; Information resources management.

Group B

Computer basics. History, generation and classification of computers; Number system; Boolean algebra.

Hardware. Introduction to logic gates an flip flops; components of a computer input/output devices, CPU unit and memory unit, seceondry storage.

Software. System software; application software; compilers and translators.

operating system. Introduction to operating systems; types of operating system and their functions; popular operating systems-MS-DOS, UNIX and windows; file management.

Recommended Books
1. D K Basu Computer system and Data Analysis, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi.

2. N Peter Introduction to Computers. Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Ltd. New Delhi.

3.P B Mahapatra Thinking in C including Object Oriented Programming with C++, S Chand & Co. Ltd., New Delhi.


Group A


Societal Structure and Dynamics
An analysis of basic sociological conceptand their applications to contemporary society; social stratification, caste, class, cultural hetitage, occupation, mobility and income distribution. Socail tensions and their causes; societal responsibilities and social institutions.

Development Processes
Parameters for development. Interrelationship between social, economic and scientific factors. role of science and technology in development. Planning-its objectives and assessment.

Technology Assessment
Historical development of science and technology. Criteria for assessment of appopriate technology and technology adaption.

Group B


Natural ecosystem. Principles of ecobalance. Biosphere cycle. carbon dioxide cycle. Causes for eco-imbalance-its effects and remedies.

Enviromental Degradation
Causes for degradation-its effects. Control of air, water, soil and noise pollutions. Protection of ozone layer.

Waste Management
Agricultural, urban and industrial wastes.

Sustainable Development
Defination and concept. Technology for sustainable energy and materials.

Recommended Books.
1. S C Naik and T N Tiwari. Society and Enviroment. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.(P) Ltd., New Delhi.
2.R Sharan Engineering, Enviroment & society. The Institution of Engineers(India), Kolkata.

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