Mahatma Gandhi
University
Syllabus

B.Tech.
Aeronautical Engineering.
A
N
010
6
01
:
Avionics
Objectives
To introduce the basic concepts of navigation &
communication systems of
aircraft
.
Module I (
12
hours
)
Introduction to avionics
Need for Avionics in civil and military aircraft and space systems

Integrated Avionics a
nd
Weapon system

Typical avionics sub systems

Design and Technologies.
Module II (
12
hours)
Principles of digital systems
Digital Computers
–
Digital number system

number systems and codes

Fundamentals
of logic and combinational logic circuits
–
Digi
tal arithmetic
–
interfacing with analogue
systems

Microprocessors
–
Memories.
Module III (
12
hours)
D
igital avionics architecture
Avionics system architecture
–
salient features and applications of Data buses MIL
–
STD
1553 B
–
ARINC 429
–
ARINC
629.
Module IV (
12
hours)
Flight deck and cockpits
Control and display technologies CRT, LED, LCD, EL and plasma panel

Touch screen

Direct voice input (DVI)

Civil cockpit and military cockpit : MFDS, HUD, MFK, HOTAS
Module V (
12
hours)
Avionics
systems
Communication Systems

Navigation systems

Flight control systems

Radar
electronic warfare

Utility systems Reliability and maintainability

Certification.
Teaching scheme
Credits:
4
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per w
eek
Text Books
1. Malcrno A.P. and Leach, D.P., “Digital Principles and Application”, Tata McGraw

Hill,
1990.
2. Gaonkar, R.S., “Microprocessors Architecture
–
Programming and Application”,
Wiley and Sons Ltd., New Delhi, 1990.
Refe
rence Books
1. Middleton, D.H., Ed., “Avionics Systems, Longman Scientific and Technical”,
Longman Group UK Ltd., England, 1989.
2. Spitzer, C.R., “Digital Avionic Systems”, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., USA.,
1987.
3. B
rain Kendal, “Manual of Avionics”, The English Book House, 3rd Edition, New Delhi,
1993.
Mahatma Gandhi
University
Syllabus

B.Tech.
Aeronautical Engineering.
A
N010
6
02
:
Experimental Aerodynamics
Objec
tives
To present the measurement techniques involved in aerodynamic testing.
Module I (
12
hours
)
W
ind tunnel testing
Low speed wind tunnels

estimation of energy ratio and power required supersonic win
tunnels

calculation of running time and storage
tank requirements.
Module II (
12
hours)
E
xperiments in subsonic wind tunnels
Estimation of flow angularity and turbulence factor

calculation of CL and CD on aero foils
from pressure distribution

CD from wake survey

Test section average velocity
using
traversing rakes

span wise load distribution for different taper ratios of wing
Module III (
12
hours)
E
xperiments in high speed tunnels
Mach number estimation in test section by pressure measurement and using a wedge
–
preliminary estimates of
blowing and running pressures, nozzle area ratios, mass flow
for a given test section size and Mach number

starting problem and starting loads.
Module IV (
12
hours)
M
easurement techniques
Hot wire anemometer and laser Doppler anemometer for t
urbulence and velocity
measurements

Use of thermocouples and pyrometers for measurement of static and
total temperatures

Use of pressure transducers, Rotameters and ultrasonic flow meters.
Module V (
12
hours)
S
pecial problems
Pitot

static tube correct
ion for subsonic and supersonic Mach numbers

boundary layer
velocity profile on a flat plate by momentum

integral method

Calculation of CD from wall
shear stress

Heating requirements in hypersonic wind tunnels

Re

entry problems.
Teaching scheme
Credits:
4
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Reference Books
1. Rae W.H and Pope. A “Low speed wind tunnel testing” John Wiley Publication, 1984
2. Pope. A and Goin. L “High speed wind tunnel testing” John Wiley, 1985
3. Rathakrishnan. E
“Instrumentation, Measurement and Experiments in Fluids”, CRC
Press, London, 2007
Mahatma Gandhi
University
Syllabus

B.Tech.
Aeronautical Engineering.
AN010
6
03
:
Aircraft Structures II
Objectives
To study the behaviour of various aircraft structural components under different
loading
conditions
Module I (
12
hours
)
U
nsymmetrical bending
General, Principal axis and neutral axis methods

bending stresse
s in beams of symmetric
sections with skew loads

bending stresses in beams of unsymmetrical sections.
Module II (
12
hours)
S
hear flow in open sections
Thin walled beams, Concept of shear flow, shear centre, Elastic axis. With one axis of
symmet
ry, with wall effective and ineffective in bending, unsymmetrical beam sections.
Module III (
12
hours)
S
hear flow in closed sections
Bredt
–
Batho formula, Single and multi
–
cell structures

Shear flow in single & multicell
structures
under tors
ion
.
Shear flow in single and multicell under bending with walls
effective and ineffective.
Module IV (
12
hours)
B
uckling of plates
Rectangular sheets under compression, local buckling stress of thin walled section

Crippling stresses by Needham’s and
Gerard’s methods, Thin walled column strength

sheet stiffener panels

Effective width.
Module V (
12
hours)
S
tress analysis in wing and fuselage
Shear resistant web beams

Tension field web beams(Wagner’s)
–
Shear and bending
moment distribution
for cantilever and semi

cantilever types of beams

loads on aircraft
–
lift distribution

V

n diagram

Gust loads
Teaching scheme
Credits:
4
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Text Books
1. Peery, D.
J., and Azar, J.
J., “Aircraft S
tructures”, 2
nd
edition, McGraw
–
Hill, N.Y.,
2007.
2. Megson
, T.M.G
., “Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students”, Edward Arnold,
2007.
Reference Books
1. Bruhn. E.
H. “Analysis and Design of Flight vehicles Structures”,
Tri
–
state off
set
company, USA, 1985.
2. Rivello, R.
M., “Theory and Analysis of Flight Structures”, McGraw

Hill, 1993.
Mahatma Gandhi
University
Syllabus

B.Tech.
Aeronautical Engineering.
AN010
6
04
:
Heat Transfer
Objectives
To introduce the concepts of heat transfer to enable
the students to
design components subjected to thermal loading.
Module I (
12
hours
)
Heat conduction
Basic Modes of Heat Transfer

One dimensional steady state heat conduction

Composite
Medium Critical thickness

Effect of variation of ther
mal Conductivity

Extended Surfaces

Unsteady state. Heat Conduction: Lumped System Analysis

Heat Transfer in Semi infinite
and infinite solids

Use of Transient

Temperature charts

Application of
numerical techniques.
Module
II (
12
hours)
Convective heat transfer
Introduction

Free convection in atmosphere free convection on a vertical flat
plate

Empirical relation in free convection

Forced convection

Laminar and turbulent
convective heat transfer
analysis in flows between parallel plates, over a flat plate and in a
circular pipe. Empirical relations, application of numerical techniques in problem solving.
Module III (
12
hours)
Radiative heat transfer
Introduction to Physical mechanism

R
adiation properties

Radiation shape factors

Heat exchange between non

black bodies

Radiation shields.
Module IV (
12
hours)
Heat exchangers
Classification

Temperature Distribution

Overall heat transfer coefficient

Heat Exchange
Anal
ysis LMTD Method and E

NTU Method.
Module V (
12
hours)
Heat transfer problems
Heat transfer problems in aerospace engineering High

Speed flow Heat Transfer,
Heat Transfer problems in gas turbine combustion chambers

Rock
et thrust
chambers

Aerodynamic heating

Ablative heat transfer.
Teaching scheme
Credits:
4
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Text Books
1. J. Yunus A. Cengel., "Heat Transfer

A practical approach", Second Edition, Tata
McGraw

Hill, 2002.
2. Incropera. F.P .and Dewitt.D.P. “Introduction to
Heat Transfer", John Wiley and Sons

2002.
Reference Books
1.Lienhard, J.H., "A Heat Transfer Text Book", Prentice Hall Jnc. 1981.
2.Holman, J.P. "Heat Transfer", McGraw

Hill Book Co., Inc., New York, 6
th
Edn. 1991.
3.Sachdeva S C, "Fundament
als of Engineering Heat & Mass Transfer", Wiley Eastern Ltd.,
New Delhi, 1981.
4.Mathur M. and Sharma, R.P. "Gas Turbine and Jet and Rocket Propulsion",
Standard
Publishers, New Delhi 1988.
Mahatma Gandhi
University
Syllabus

B.Tech.
Aeronautical Engineering.
AN010
6
05
:
Theory of Vibration
Objectives
To understand the basic concepts
and issues related to
vibration
Module I (
12
hours
)
Fundamentals of vibration
Introduction
, Definitions, Vector method of representing harmonic motions, Additions of two
Simple Harmonic Motions of the same Frequency, Beats Phenomenon
.
U
ndamped free vibrations of single degree of freedom
Introduction, Derivation of differential equation, Soluti
on of differential equation, Torsional
Vibrations, equivalent stiffness of Spring Combinations, Energy Method.
Module II (
12
hours)
D
amped free vibrations of single degree of freedom system
Introduction, Different types of Damping, Free Vibrations with vi
scous damping, Logarithmic
decrement, Viscous dampers, Dry Friction or Coulomb damping, Solid or Structural damping
.
Module III (
12
hours)
F
orced vibrations with constant harmonic excitation
Introduction, Forced Vibrations with constant harmonic excitati
on, Forced Vibrations due to
excitation of the Support, Energy dissipated by damping, Forced vibrations with Coulomb
damping, Forced vibrations with Structural damping, Determination of Equivalent viscous
damping from frequency

response curve, Vibration is
olation and transmissibility, Vibration
measuring
instruments
, Critical
speed of shafts
Module IV (
12
hours)
Two degree of freedom systems
Introduction, Principal modes of Vibration, Other cases of simple two degrees of freedom
systems, Combined rectiline
ar and angular modes, Systems with damping, Undamped forced
vibrations with Harmonic excitation, Vibration absorbers, Vibration Isolation
Natural
frequencies and mode shapes (eigenval
u
es and eigenvectors), orthogonal properties of normal
modes,
Introductio
n to
Model analysis,
Module V (
12
hours)
Continuous systems
–
vibrating strings

axial vibration of rod
–
transverse vibration of beams
–
torsional vibration of shafts.
Teaching scheme
Credits:
4
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Text Books
1.
Leonard Meirovitch
, "
Fundamentals of Vibrations
",
International
Edition, McGraw

Hill, 200
1
.
2.
Singiresu S Rao
,
“
Mechanical Vibrations
",
Fourth Edition, Pearson.
3. V. P. Singh, “
Mechanical Vibrations
",
Dhanpat Rai & sons
4. William T Thomson,
“
Theory of Vibration with applications
",
Prentice Hall, 1993.
Mahatma Gandhi
University
Syllabus

B.Tech.
Aeronautical Engineering.
AN010
6
06
L01
:
Composite Structures
Objectives
To understand
the fabrication, analysis and design of composite materials &
structures.
Module I (
12
hours
)
S
tress strain relation
Introduction

Advantages and application of composite materials

reinforcements and
matrices
–
polymer matrix composite

metal
ma
trix composite

ceramic matrix composite

Generalised Hooke’s Law
–
Elastic constants for anisotropic, orthotropic and
isotropic
materials.
Module II (
12
hours)
Micro mechanics
–
Mechanics of materials approach, elasticity
approach to determine
material properties
–
Macro Mechanics
–
Stress

strain relations with respect to natural
axis, arbitrary axis
–
Determination of material properties. Experimental characterization
of
lamina.
Module III (
14
hours)
Classical
and
improved theories of laminated structures.
A, B, D matrices
Deformation due to extension/shear and bending/torsion

–
angle ply and cross ply laminates

Special cases of laminate stiffness
Module IV (
12
hours)
S
andwich constructions

Basic design concep
ts of sandwich construction

Materials
used for
sandwich
construction
Concepts of failure of laminates

Tensile failure of fiber composites Compressive failure
of fiber composites Effect of multiaxial stresses (failure criteria by Tsai

Wu,
Tsai

Hill
, etc.)
Module V (
10
hours)
Laminated plates

Governing
d
ifferential equation for a general laminate
Laminated
composite
beams
–
Governing differential equation for orthotropic symmetric
laminate

application of boundary conditions
Teaching scheme
Credits:
4
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Text B
ooks
1. Calcote, L R. “The Analysis of laminated Composite Structures”, Von
–
Noastrand
Reinhold Company, New York 1998.
2. Jones, R.M., “Mechanics of Composite Materials”, McGraw

Hill, Kogakusha Ltd.,
Tokyo, 1998, II editi
on.
Reference Books
1. Agarwal, B.D., and Broutman, L.J., “Analysis and Performance of Fibre
Composites”, John Wiley and sons. Inc., New York, 1995.
2. Lubin, G., “Handbook on Advanced Plastics and Fibre Glass”,
Von Nostrand
Reinhold Co., New York, 1989.
Mahatma Gandhi
University
Syllabus

B.Tech.
Aeronautical Engineering.
AN010 606L02
:
Fat
igue and Fracture
Objectives
To study the concepts of estimation of the endurance and failure mechanism
of components
Module I (
12
hours
)
Fatigue of structures
S.N. curves

Endurance limits

Effect of mean stress, Goodman, Gerber
and
Soderberg relations and diagrams

Notches and stress concentrations

Neuber's
stress concentration factors

Plastic stress concentration factors

Notched S.N. curves.
Module II (
12
hours)
Statistical aspects of fatigue behaviour
Low
cycle and high cycle fatigue

Coffin

Manson's relation

Transition life

cyclic strain
hardening and softening

Analysis of load histories

Cycle counting techniques

Cumulative
damage

Miner's theory

Other theories.
Module III (
12
hours)
P
hysical as
pects of fatigue and fracture
Phase in fatigue life

Crack initiation

Crack growth

Final Fracture

Dislocations

fatigue fracture surfaces

Strength and stress analysis of cracked bodies

Potential
energy and surface energy

Griffith’s theory

Irwin

Orwin extension of Griffith’s theory
to ductile materials

Effect of thickness on fracture toughness

stress intensity factors
for typical geometries.
Module IV (
12
hours)
F
atigue design and testing
Safe life and Fail

safe design philosophies

Importance of Fracture Mechanics in
aerospace structures

Application to composite materials and structures.
Module V (
12
hours)
F
undamentals of failure analysis
Common causes of failure. Principles of failure anal
ysis. Fracture mechanics approach
to failure problems. Techniques of failure analysis. Service failure mechanisms

ductile
and brittle fracture, fatigue fracture, wear failures, fretting failures, environment induced
failures, high temp. failure. Fault
y heat treatment and design failures, processing failures
(forging, casting, machining etc.)
Teaching scheme
Credits:
4
3 hours lect
ure and 1 hour tutorial per week
Text Books
1. Prasanth Kumar
–
“Elements of fracture mechanics”
–
Wheeter publication, 1999.
2. Barrois W, Ripely, E.L., “Fatigue of aircraft structure”, Pe/gamon press. Oxford, 1983.
Refer
ence Books
1. Sin, C.G., “Mechanics of fracture” Vol. I, Sijthoff and w Noordhoff International
Publishing Co., Netherlands, 1989.
2. Knott, J.F., “Fundamentals of Fracture Mechanics”, Buterworth & Co., Ltd., London,
1983
3. Subra suresh, “Fatigue of materials” , II edition, 1998.
4. T. L. Anderson, “Fracture mechanics: Fundamentals and applications”, III edition,
2004.
Mahatma Gandhi
University
Syllabus

B.Tech.
Aeronautical Engineering.
AN010 606L03
:
Finite Element Analysis
Objectives
To learn the mathematical background of finite element analysis
To solve structural mechanics p
roblems using finite element approach
Module I (
12
hours
)
Introductory Concepts: Introduction to FEM. Brief History. General FEM procedure.
Applications of FEM in various fields. Advantages and disadvantages of FEM.
Differential Equations in different fie
lds : Types of Differential Equations. Primary and
Secondary Variables and types of Boundary Conditions.
Approximate solution of differential equations

Weightaed residual
techniques,
collocation, Least squares and Galerkin methods.
Module II (
12
hours)
FEM Procedure : Definitions of various terms used in FEM likeelement, order of the
element, internal and external node/s, degree of freedom, primary and secondary
variables, essential boundary conditions, natural boundary conditions, homogeneous and
nonhom
ogeneous boundary conditions.
Minimization of a functional. Principle of minimum total potential. Piecewise Rayleigh

Ritz method. Comparison with weighted residual method.
Module III (
12
hours)
Piecewise approximations. Basis of Finite Element Methods. Fo
rmulation of matrix
method

.
stiffness matrix
.
; transformation and assembly concepts.
Example problems in one dimensional structural analysis
(Plane Trusses,
Bar and Beam)
and heat transfer.
Module IV (
12
hours
)
Two dimensional finite element formulatio
ns. Three nodded triangular element, four
nodded rectangular element, compatibility, four nodded quadrilateral element, eight
nodded quadrilateral element.
Various types of 2

D

elements Application to plane stress, plane strain and axisymmetric
problems.
Module V (
12
hours)
Natural coordinates and coordinate transformations. Isoperimetric elements.
Applications
to two and three

dimensional problems
Convergence criterion, patch test and errors in finite element analysis.
Method of
Elimination.
Teaching scheme
Cre
dits:
4
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Text Books
1.
Robert D.Cook
, “
Concepts and applications of Finite Element Analysis
”,
Wiley
India,
Fourth
Edition, 2003.
2
.
Daryl L.Logan
, “
A first course in the Finite Element Method
”,
Cengage Learning
,
Fourth
Edition, 200
7
.
Reference Books
1. Reddy J.N. “An Introduction to Finite Element Method”, McGraw

Hill, 2000.
2. Krishnamurthy, C.S., “Finite Element Analysis”, Tata McGraw

Hill, 2000.
3. Bathe, K.J. and Wilson, E.L., “
Numerical Methods in Finite Elements Analysis”,
Prentice Hall of India, 1985.
Mahatma Gandhi
University
Syllabus

B.Tech.
Aeronautical Engineering.
AN010 606L04
:
Operation Research
Objectives
To understand the
basic
concept
s
of operation research
Module I (
12
hours
)
Development
–
Definition
–
Characteristics and Phases
–
Types of models
–
operation
Research
models
–
applications.
A
llocation
: Li
near Programming Problem Formulation
–
Graphical
solution
–
Simplex
method
–
Artificial variables techniques

Two
–
phase method,
Big

M method
–
Duality Principle.
Module II (
12
hours)
T
ransportation problem
–
Formulation
–
Optimal solution, unbalanced transpor
tation
problem
–
Degeneracy. Assignment problem
–
Formulation
–
Optimal solution
–
Variants
of
Assignment
Problem

Travelling
Salesman
problem.
S
equencing
–
Introduction
–
Flow
–
Shop
sequencing
–
n
jobs
through
two
machines
–
n
jobs
through
three machines
–
Job s
hop
sequencing
–
two jobs through ‘m’ machines.
Module III (
10
hours)
R
eplacement
: Introduction
–
Replacement of items that deteriorate with time
–
when money
value
is not counted and counted
–
Replacement of items that fail completely, group
replacement.
Module IV (
12
hours)
T
heory of games
: Introduction
–
Minimax (maximin)
–
Criterion and optimal strategy
–
Solution
of
games with saddle points
–
Rectangular games without saddle points
–
2 X 2
games
–
dominance
principle
–
m X 2 & 2 X n games

graphical metho
d
Module V (
14
hours)
I
nventory
: Introduction
–
Single item
–
Deterministic models
–
Purchase inventory models
with
one
price break and multiple price breaks
–
shortages are not allowed
–
Stochastic
models
–
demand
may
be
discrete variable or continuous var
iable
–
Instantaneous production.
Instantaneous
demand
and
continuous
demand and no set up cost.
W
aiting lines
: Introduction
–
Single Channel
–
Poisson arrivals
–
exponential service times
–
with
infinite population and finite population models
–
Multichann
el
Teaching scheme
Credits:
4
3 hour
s lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Text Books
1.
S.D.Sharma,
“
Operations Research
”
,
eleventh edition
, Kedar Nath a
nd Ram Nath & Co.,
1997
Reference Books
1.
Wagner, “Operations Research”, PHI Publications.
2.
A. M. Natarajan
, P
. Balasubramani
and
A
. Tamilarasi
,
“
Operations Research”,
Pearson
Education.
3.
J.K.Sharma, “Operations Research”, MacMilan.
4.
R.Pannerselvam, “Op
erations Research”,
PHI Publications.
Mahatma Gandhi
University
Syllabus

B.Tech.
Aeronautical Engineering.
AN010 606L05
:
Ecology and Environment
Objectives
To impart the basic
knowledge
of
surroundings and latest
environment
al issues
.
Module I (
12
hours
)
Definition, Scope & Importance, Need For Public Awareness

Environment definition,
Eco
system
–
Balanced ecosystem, Human activities
–
Food, Shelter, Economic and social
Security.Effects of human activities on environment

Agriculture, Housing, Industry, Mining
and Transportation activities, Basics of Environmental Impact Assessment. Sust
ainable
Development.
Module II (
12
hours)
Natural Resources

Water Resources

Availability and Quality aspects. Water borne diseases,
Water induced diseases, Fluoride problem in drinking water. Mineral Resources, Forest
Wealth, Material cycles

Carbon,Nitr
ogen and Sulphur Cycles.Energy
–
Different types of
energy, Electro

magnetic radiation. Conventional and Non

Conventional sources
–
Hydro
Electric, Fossil Fuel
based
Nuclear, Solar, Biomass and Bio

gas. Hydrogen as an alternative
future source of Energy
M
odule III (
12
hours)
Environmental Pollution and their effects. Water pollution, Land pollution. Public Health
aspects, Solid waste management. Current Environmental Issues of
Importance: Population
Growth, Climate Change and Global warming

Effects, Urbaniz
ation

Automobile pollution.

A
cid Rain, Ozone Layer depletion, Animal Husbandry
Module IV (
`12
hours)
Air
Quality
Sources and effects of air pollution, major air pollutants, air quality control,
treatment
of
emissions,
dispersion
of
air
pollutants.
Noise
Pollution
Effect of noise on human
health and its control
Module V (
12
hours)
Environmental Protection

Role of Government, Legal aspects, Initiatives by Non

governmental Organizations (NGO), Environmental Education, Women Education.
Teaching scheme
Credits:
4
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Text Books
1. Benny Joseph,
“
Environmental studies”, Tata
McgrawHill,
2005.
2. Dr. D. L. Manjunath,
“
Environmental studies”, Pearson Education, 2006
.
3. M. Anji Reddy,
“
Text book of
Environmental s
cience and Technology”
,
B. S. Publication.
4. R. Rajagopalan,
“
Environmental studies”, Oxford Publication, 2005.
Mahatma Gandhi
University
Syllabus

B.Tech.
Aeronautical Engineering.
AN010 60
6L06
:
Non Destructive Testing
Objectives
To understand the various non destructive testing techniques
Module I (
12
hours
)
I
ntroduction

V
isual methods
: Optical aids, In

situ metallography, Optical holographic
methods, Dynamic inspection.
Module II (
12
hours)
P
enetrant flaw detection
–
Prin
ciples
–
Process

Penetrant systems

Liquidpenetrant
materials
–
Emulsifiers

cleaners developers
–
sensitivity
–
Advantages
–
Limitations

Applications.
Module III (
12
hours)
R
adiographic methods

Limitatio
ns

Principles of radiography

sources of radiation,
Ionising radiation

X

rays sources, gama

rays sources Recording of radiation

Radiographic
sensitivity

Fluoroscopic methods
.
U
ltrasonic testing of materiald
: Advantages, disadvantages, Application
s, Generation of.
Ultrasonic waves, general characteristics of ultrasonic waves

methods and instruments for
ultrasonic materials testing.
Module IV (
12
hours)
M
agnetic methods
: Advantages, Limitations, Methods of generating fields: magnetic particles
an
d suspending liquids Magnetography, field sensitive probes: applications.
E
lectrical methods
: Eddy current methods: potential

drop methods, applications.
Module V (
12
hours)
E
lectromagnetic testing
: Magnetism: Magnetic domains: Magnetization curves: Magn
etic
Hysteresis: Hysteresis

loop tests: comparator

bridge tests Absolute single

coil system:
applications.
O
ther methods
: Acoustic Emission methods, Acoustic methods: Leak detection: Thermal
inspection.
Teaching scheme
Credits:
4
3 hours lecture
and 1 hour tutorial per week
Text Books
1.
R
. Halmshaw, “
Non

Destructive Testing
”.
Reference
1. Metals Handbook Vol.II, Nondestructive inspection and quality contr
ol
Mahatma Gandhi
University
Syllabus

B.Tech.
Aeronautical Engineering.
AN010 607: Heat Engines Lab
orato
ry
(Common with ME010 607
and
AU010 6
0
7
)
Objectives
To provide experience on testing of
IC
engines performance.
Study of systems and components of IC Engines and automobiles

study of
dynamometers
used in engine testing

study of IC Engine repairs
and maintenance.
Study of boilers, boiler mountings and accessories

study of steam engine parts and systems.
Testing of IC engines • Performance analysis of IC engine using computerized test rig

Load test on petrol and diesel engines

determination
of indicated and brake thermal
efficiencies

mechanical efficiency

relative efficiency

volumetric efficiency

air

fuel ratio
and compression ratio

valve timing diagram

retardation test

Morse test

heat balance

effect of varying the rate of
cooling water and varying the speed on the performance
characteristics of engines.
Testing of steam boiler

boiler trial

steam calorimeters and steam nozzles

performance test
on steam engines

performance test on steam turbines.
Testing of fuels an
d lubricants

determination of flash and fire points of petroleum products

determination of kinematics and absolute viscosity of lubricating oils

determination of
calorific
values
Teaching scheme
Credits:
2
3 hours
practical
per week
Internal
C
ontinuous
A
ssessment
(Maximum Marks

5
0)
5
0%

Laboratory practical and record
30%

Test/s
2
0%

Regularity in the class
End Semester Examination
(Maximum Marks

100)
70%

Procedure, conducting experiment, res
ults,
tabulation, and inference
30%

Viva voce
Mahatma Gandhi
University
Syllabus

B.Tech.
Aeronautical Engineering.
AN010 608
:
Aero Engines Lab
Objectives
To introduce the knowledge of the maintenance and repair of both piston and jet
aero engines and the procedures followed for overhaul of aero engines.
List of Experiments
1.
Dismantling of a piston engine
2.
Engine (Piston Engine)

cleaning, visual inspect
ion, NDT checks.
3.
Piston Engine Components

dimensional checks.
4.
Study of carburetor.
5.
Piston
–
Engine reassembly.
6.
Dismantling of a jet engine
7.
Jet Engine
–
identification of components & defects.
8.
Jet Engine
–
NDT checks and dimensional checks
9.
Jet Engi
ne
–
reassembly.
10.
Engine starting procedures.
Teaching scheme
Credits:
2
3 hours
practical
per week
End Semester Examination
(Maximum Marks

100)
70%

Procedure, conducting experiment, results,
tabulation, and
inference
30%

Viva voce
Internal
Continuous
A
ssessment
(Maximum Marks

5
0)
5
0%

Laboratory practical and record
30%

Test/s
2
0%

Regularity in the class
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