Syllabus for MEC branch/AE for ap genco-APGENCO


(for Mechanical branch/AE)

1. Strength of Materials:

Simple stresses and strains Hooke's law, elastic constants, stress strain curve of

mild steel bars of uniform strength, compound bars, temperature stresses, stresses on

oblique planes – principal stresses and strains, Mohr's stress circle, shear force and

bending moment diagrams for beams, bending and shear stresses in beams,

deflections of beams, columns and struts, strain energy, torsion of circular shafts and


2. Fluid Mechanics and Machinery:

Basic fluid properties, fluid static – pressure measurements, buoyancy and

flotation, fluid kinematics, fluid dynamics – Euler's Bernoulli's and Impulse momentum

equations, laminar and turbulent flows, flow through pipes and losses in pipes, bends,

boundary layer theory, compressible fluid flow, impact of jets, Hydraulic turbines and

pumps, Ram, Accumulator and intensifier.

3. Material science and metallurgy:

Structure and properties of engineering materials, bonding in solids,

imperfections in crystals and metals, structure of alloys, manufacture of iron and steel,

heat treatment, alloy steels, principles of powder metallurgy.

4. Theory of Machines:

Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms, dynamic

analysis of slider – crank mechanism, gear trains, flywheels.

5. Vibrations:

Free and forced vibrations, effect of damping, resonance, vibration isolation,

critical speeds of shafts.

6. Design of Machine elements:

Design for static and dynamic loading failure theories, fatigue strength, S-N

diagram, design of joints, shafts, bearings, gears, brakes, clutches, screws, springs,

cranks, piston, gyroscopes, balancing and governors.

7. Heat Transfer:

Various modes of heat transfer, fins, heat exchangers, LMTD & NTU methods,

unsteady state heat conduction, dimensionless parameters, free and forced convective

heat transfer, thermal boundary layer, heat transfer in flow-over flat plates and through

pipes, effect of turbulence, radiative heat transfer, shape factors, network analysis,

condensation and boiling.

8. Thermodynamics:

Zeroth, first and second laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamics systems and

processes, Carnot cycle, Air-standard cycles, irreversibility and availability, properties

of pure substances, psychometry, Refrigeration and Air conditioning, working

principles and their applications.

9. Applied Thermodynamics:

classification of compressors and its working principles, Classification of I.C.

Engines and its working principles, performances, Design considerations of combustion

chambers for C.I. & S.L Engines, knocking, rating of fuels, lubrications, Ignition


10. Turbo Machines:

Working principles of gas turbines, steam turbines, Rankine's cycle. Modified

Rankine's cycle, jet propulsion and nozzles.

11. Metal cutting and machine tools:

Mechanics of machining, single and multi point cutting tools, tool geometry , tool

life wear, cutting force analysis, micro finishing machines – EDM, ECM and USM, NC

machines, jigs and fixtures. Standards of measurements, limits, fits, tolerances, linear

and angular measurements, comparators, lathes, drilling, shaping, planning, milling,

gear cutting. Broaching and grinding machines.

12. Foundry, Welding and Forging:

Design of patterns moulds and cores, solidification, design consideration of

runner, riser and gate. Physics of welding, types of welding and their principles,

brazing, soldering, adhesive bonding, Fundamental of hot and cold working processes,

forging, rolling, extrusion, drawing, shearing and bending.

13. Production and operation management:

Plant layout, material handling, production planning and control, materials,

management and work studies, inspections, quality control, cost analysis, operation

research, basic concepts of CAD/CAM, inventory control

Syllabus for EEE branch/AE for ap genco-APGENCO


(for Electrical Branch/AE)

1. Electrical Circuits and Networks:

Kirchoff's laws, mesh and node analysis, network theorems, sinusoidal steady state

analysis of single phase and three phase circuits, resonance, transient response of RL,

RC,RLC circuits for different inputs, to-port networks, Two element network synthesis.

2. Control Systems:

Modeling of physical systems, Block diagrams and signal flow graphs, Time and

frequency domain analysis, Steady state errors, Routh's criterion, Nyquist and Bode plots,

compensation, root loci, elementary ideas of state variable analysis, control systems


3. Measurements and Instrumentation:

SI units, measurement of current, voltage, power, power-factor and energy.

Measurement of resistance, inductance capacitance and frequency-bridge methods,

transducers and their applications to the measurement of non-electrical quantities like

temperature, pressure, strain, displacement etc., cathode ray oscilloscope.

4. Analog and Digital Electronics:

Characteristics of diodes, BJT, FET,SCR, Amplifier biasing, equivalent circuits,

frequency response, feedback amplifiers, power amplifiers, oscillators, operational

amplifiers and applications, wave shaping circuits, multi-vibrators, flip-flops, universal gate

combinational circuits, A/D and D/A converters.

5. Electrical Machines and power Electronic Drives:

Single phase transformer, equivalent circuit, tests, regulation and efficiency, three

phase transformer connections parallel operation, auto transformer, principle of energy

conversion, winding of rotating machines, DC generators and motors, characteristics,

starting and speed control, three phase induction motors performance characteristics,

starting and speed control, single phase induction motors, synchronous generators,

performance, regulation, parallel operation, synchronous motors, starting characteristics

and applications, synchronous condensers, fractional horse power motors, permanent

magnet and stepper motors, Characteristics of Power Electronic devices, phase control,

bridge converters, choppers and inverters, basic concepts of adjustable speed drives.

6. Power Systems:

Electrical power generation thermal, hydro, nuclear : transmission line parameters;

steady state performance of overhead transmission lines and cables, surge propagation,

distribution systems, insulators, bundle conductors, corona, and radio interference effects;

per-unit quantities: bus admittance and impedance matrices: load flow: voltage control and

power factor correction; economic operation, symmetrical components, analysis of

symmetrical and unsymmetrical faults; principles of over current, differential and distance