GE2152 BASIC CIVIL & MECHANICAL ENGINEERING(Common to branches under Electrical and I & C Faculty)
A – CIVIL ENGINEERING
UNIT I SURVEYING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALSSurveying: Objects – types – classification – principles – measurements of distances – angles –
leveling – determination of areas – illustrative examples.
Civil Engineering Materials: Bricks – stones – sand – cement – concrete – steel sections.
UNIT II BUILDING COMPONENTS AND STRUCTURESFoundations: Types, Bearing capacity – Requirement of good foundations.
Superstructure: Brick masonry – stone masonry – beams – columns – lintels – roofing – flooring –
plastering – Mechanics – Internal and external forces – stress – strain – elasticity – Types of Bridges
and Dams – Basics of Interior Design and Landscaping.
TOTAL : 30 PERIODS
B – MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
UNIT III POWER PLANT ENGINEERINGIntroduction, Classification of Power Plants – Working principle of steam, Gas, Diesel, Hydro-electric
and Nuclear Power plants – Merits and Demerits – Pumps and turbines – working principle of
Reciprocating pumps (single acting and double acting) – Centrifugal Pump. ,
UNIT IV IC ENGINESInternal combustion engines as automobile power plant – Working principle of Petrol and Diesel
Engines – Four stroke and two stroke cycles – Comparison of four stroke and two stroke engines –
Boiler as a power plant.
UNIT V REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMTerminology of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Principle of vapour compression and absorption
system – Layout of typical domestic refrigerator – Window and Split type room Air conditioner.
TOTAL: 30 PERIODS
REFERENCES:1. Shanmugam G and Palanichamy M S, “Basic Civil and Mechanical Engineering”,Tata McGraw
Hill Publishing Co., New Delhi, (1996).
2. Ramamrutham. S, “Basic Civil Engineering”, Dhanpat Rai Publishing Co. (P) Ltd. (1999).
3. Seetharaman S. “Basic Civil Engineering”, Anuradha Agencies, (2005).
4. Venugopal K and Prahu Raja V, “Basic Mechanical Engineering”, Anuradha Publishers,
5. Shantha Kumar S R J., “Basic Mechanical Engineering”, Hi-tech Publications, Mayiladuthurai,