ME 237 (AUG/JAN) 3:0
Mechanics of Microsystems
An overview of micro-systems and micro-fabrication, mechanics issues relevant to micro-systems, scaling laws, materials properties and their role in micro-systems, lumped modeling of micro-systems. Coupled-simulations of multi-energy domain systems including electrostatics-mechanical, electro-thermal, thermo-mechanical, piezoelectric-mechanical, fluidic issues such as squeezed-film effects. Application of numerical techniques such as finite element and boundary element methods in solving steady-state and transient regimes. Case studies of selected micro-systems devices and systems. Introduction to biomechanics at the small sizes.
RUDRA PRATAP and G K ANANTHASURESH
Pre-requisite: Multi-variable calculus and numerical analysis. No prior background in micro-systems or mechanics is assumed.
Senturia, S.D., Microsystem Design, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000.
ME 238 (AUG) 3:0
Special Topics in Combustion
Review of combustion fundamentals – conservation equations, chemical kinetics, laminar premixed and diffusion flames, pollutant formation; combustion instability - basic concepts and mechanisms, acoustic-vortex-flame interactions, combustion instability and control, instability issues in industrial gas turbines and aero-engines; spray combustion, single component and multi-component droplet combustion; modeling of turbulent reacting flows, RANS and LES methods; laser diagnostic methods applied to reacting flows - PLIF, PIV, Raman, Rayleigh, LII, measurement of temperature, velocity, species and soot concentrations.
R V RAVIKRISHNA and SAPTARSHI BASU
C. K. Law, Combustion Physics, Cambridge University Press, 2010.
S. R. Turns, An Introduction to Combustion, Concepts and Applications, McGraw Hill International, Third Edition, 2012.
N. Peters, Turbulent Combustion, Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Katharina Kohse-Höinghaus and Jay Jeffries, Applied Combustion Diagnostics, Taylor and Francis, 2002.
ME 239 (JAN) 3:0
Modelling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems
Axioms of mathematical modelling, approximations and idealizations, fundamental balance laws, governing equations, state-space description, solution of ODEs, numerical methods for solutions of ODEs, explicit and implicit methods, error and accuracy, stability analysis of numerical solvers, stiff systems and stability, frequency domain in analysis of linear systems, FFT and power spectra, nonlinear systems, maps, bifurcations and chaos.
Hirsh, M., and Smale, S., Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems and Linear Algebra, Academic Press, 1974.
Farlow S.J., Partial Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers, Dover Publications Inc., 1993.
Pratap, R., Getting Started with MATLAB 7, Oxford University Press, 2006.
ME 240 (AUG) 3:0
Dynamics and Control of Mechanical Systems
Representation of translation and rotation of rigid bodies, degrees of freedom and generalised coordinates, motion of a rigid body and multi-body systems, Lagrangian and equations of motion, small vibrations, computer generation and solution of equations of motion, review of feedback control, state space method, control system design and computer simulation.
RUDRA PRATAP and A GHOSAL
Greenwood, D. T. Principles of Dynamics, 2nd Ed. Prentice Hall, 1988.
Haug, E.J., Computer Aided Kinematics and Dynamics of Mechanical Systems, Vol. 1, Allyn and Bacon, 1989.
Franklin, G. F. Powell, J. D., and Abbas Emami-Naeini, Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems, Addison Wesley, 1987.
ME 241 (AUG) 2:1
Introduction to modeling, introduction to electronics, data acquisition and analysis, fluid velocity, stress, temperature measurement technique, experiments using photoelasticity, strain gauges, hot-wire anemometry, accelerometer, term paper project.
S BASU and PRAMOD KUMAR
Pre requisites: ME 201 and ME 242
Doeblin, E.O., Measurement Systems: Application and design, McGraw Hill, 1990.
Horowitz, P., and Hill, W., The art of electronics, Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Goldstein, R.J., Fluid mechanics measurements, Hemisphere Publishing Company, 1983
ME 242 (AUG) 3:0
Analysis of stress, Analysis of strain, stress-strain relations, two-dimensional elasticity problems, Airy stress functions in rectangular and polar coordinates, axisymmetric problems, energy methods, St. Venant torsion, elastic wave propagation, elastic instability and thermal stresses.
C S JOG and K R Y SIMHA
Fung, Y. C. ,Foundations of Solid Mechanics, Prentice Hall.
Srinath. L. S., Advanced Mechanics of Solids, Tata McGraw Hill.
Sokolnikoff, I. S., Mathematical Theory of Elasticity, Prentice Hall.
ME 243 (AUG) 3:0
Introduction to vectors and tensors, finite strain and deformation-Eulerian and Lagrangian formulations, relative deformation gradient, rate of deformation and spin tensors, compatibility conditions, Cauchy's stress principle, stress tensor, conservation laws for mass, linear and angular momentum, and energy; entropy and the second law, constitutive laws for solids and fluids, principle of material frame indifference, discussion of isotropy, linearized elasticity, fluid mechanics.
C S JOG
Malvern, L. E. Introduction to the Mechanics of a continuous medium, Prentice Hall, 1969
Gurtin, M., An Introduction to Continuum Mechanics, Academic Press, 1981
Hunter, S. C., Mechanics of Continuous Media, Ellis -Horwood, 1983.
ME 246 (JAN) 3:0
Introduction to Robotics
Robot manipulators: representation of translation, rotation, links and joints, direct and inverse kinematics and workspace of serial and parallel manipulators, dynamic equations of motion, position and force control and simulation. Term paper.
Ghosal, A., Robotics: Fundamental Concepts and Analysis, Oxford University Press, 2006. Notes and recent research paper.
ME 248 (AUG) 3:0
Industrial Noise Control
Nature of air borne and structure-borne sound; source path receiver concept; various mechanisms of the generation of radiation of sound; propagation of sound; noise reduction by sound absorption or dissipation, isolation and damping of structure borne sound; general methods of noise control; applications to specific machines; principles of flow acoustics and application thereof to I.C. engines, fans and compressors.
M L MUNJAL
Bies, D.A., and Hanson, C.H., Engineering Noise Control, Third Edn, Spon Press, London, 2003.
Irwin, J. D., and Graf E. R., Industrial Noise and Vibration Control, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, 1979.
Munjal, M. L., Acoustics of Ducts and Mufflers, Wiley -Interscience, NY, 1987.
ME 249 (AUG) 3:0
Fundamentals of Acoustics
Fundamentals of vibration, vibrations of continuous systems (strings, rods, beams and membranes), one dimensional wave equation, initial values and boundary conditions, acoustic wave equation, concept of impedance, sound radiation from simple sources, near field and far field, directivity of sources, sound waves in pipes standing waves and travelling waves, resonances, wave guides, lumped parameter modeling of acoustic systems, transmission of sound through partitions, dynamics of microphones and speakers, room acoustics, sound in enclosures (cylinders).
V R SONTI
L. E. Kinsler, A. R. Frey, A. B. Coppens and J. V. Sanders, Fundamentals of Acoustics, John Wiley, 1982
ME 250 (SUM) 3:0
Vibration of continuous systems (rectangular plates and cylindrical shells), types of wave propagation through solids, sound radiation from rectangular plates and cylindrical shells, coincidence and wavenumber spectra, wave impedance, transform and Rayleigh integral methods, effects of fluid loading, transmission through partitions, fluid-structure coupling in waveguides.
V R SONTI
Pre-requisite: Consent of Instructor
Miguel C. Junger and David Feit, Sound, Structures and their Interaction, MIT Press, 1986.
Frank J. Fahy, Sound and Structural Vibration, Academic Press, 1985.
L. Cremer, M. Heckl and E.E. Ungar, Structure-Borne Sound, Springer-Verlag, 1987.
ME 251 (JAN) 3:0 Biomechanics
Bone and cartilage, joint contact analysis, structure and composition of biological tissues. Continuum mechanics, constitutive equations, nonlinear elasticity, rubber elasticity, arterial mechanics. Introduction to cell mechanics.
Humphrey, J.D., Cardiovascular Solid Mechanics, Springer-Verlag, 2002.
Fung, Y.C., Biomechanics, Springer-Verlag, 1990.
Holzapfel, G. A., Nonlinear Solid Mechanics, Wiley, 2000.
ME 252 (AUG) 3:0
Review of kinematic analysis of simple mechanisms, analysis of complex mechanisms, Analysis by algebraic method, force and dynamic motion analysis, structural synthesis, dimensional synthesis of four-bar to co-ordinate input and output displacements, coupler curves and their applications in mechanism design, Curvature theory in plane kinematics, Synthesis for rigid body guidance, Introduction to spatial linkages.
Ghosh, A. and Mallik, A.K, Theory of Mechanisms and Machines, East-West Press.
Soni, A. H., Mechanism Synthesis and Analysis, McGraw-Hill.
ME 253 (AUG) 3:0 Vibrations of Plates and Shells
Shell coordinates, infinitesimal distances in curved shells, equations of motion for general shell structures using Hamilton’s principle, specialization to commonly occurring geometries, detailed study of flat plates, rings, cylindrical shells and spherical shells, natural frequencies and modes, Rayleigh-Ritz and Galerkin methods, response to various types of loads (point forces, moments, moving loads), transient and harmonic loads, combination of structures using receptance.
V R SONTI
Pre-requisite: a full course in lumped system vibrations
Werner Soedel,Vibrations of plates and shells,
S.S. Rao Vibrations of continuous systems,
ME 255 (AUG) 3:0
Principles of Tribology
Surfaces, theories of friction and wear; friction and wear considerations in design; viscosity, hydro-dynamic lubrication, Reynolds equation, coupling of elastic and thermal equations with Reynolds equation, elasto-hydrodynamic lubrication; mechanics of rolling motion, hydrostatic lubrication, lubricants; tribometry, selection of tribological solutions.
M S BOBJI
Halling, J. (Ed), Principles of Tribology, Macmillan, 1975.
Seireg, A. A. Friction and Lubrication in Mechanical Design, Marcel Dekker, 1998.
Comeron, A., Principles of Lubrication, Longman, 1966.
ME 256 (JAN) 3:0 Variational Methods and Structural Optimization
Calculus of variations: functionals, normed vector spaces, Gateaux variation, Frechet differential, necessary conditions for an extremum, Euler-Lagrange multiplier theorem, second variations and sufficient conditions. Weak form of differential equations, application of Euler-Lagrange equations for the analytical solution of size optimization problems of bars and beams, topology optimization of trusses and beams applied to stiff structures and compliant mechanisms. Material interpolation methods in design parameterization for topology optimization, optimization formulations for structures and compliant mechanisms involving multiple energy domains and performance criteria. Essential background for Karush-Kuhn-Tucker conditions for multi-variable optimization, numerical optimization algorithms and computer programs for practical implementation of size, shape and topology optimization problems.
G K Ananthasuresh
Smith, D.R., Variational Methods in Optimization, Dover Publication, 1998. Haftka, R.T., and Gurdal, Z., Elements of Structural Optimization, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992. Bendsoe, M.P., and Sigmund, O., Topology Optimization: Theory, Methods and Applications, Springer, 2003.
ME 257 (JAN) 3:0
Finite Element Methods
Linear finite elements procedures in solid mechanics, convergence, isoparametric mapping and numerical Integration. Application of finite element method to Poisson equation, calculus of variations, weighted residual methods, introduction of constraint equations by Lagrange multipliers and penalty method, solution of linear algebraic equations, application of finite element method to linear elasto dynamics, solution of eigenvalue problems, mode superposition and direct time integration algorithms, finite element programming.
Cook R. D., Malkus, D. S., and Plesha, M.E., Concepts and Applications of Finite Element Analysis, 3rd Edition, John Wiley, 1989.
Bathe, K. J., Finite Element Procedures, Prentice Hall of India, 1982.
ME 258 (JAN) 3:0
Acoustics of Ducts and Mufflers
Acoustics of moving media; duct acoustics; analysis and synthesis of one dimensional acoustic filters; the rational synthesis of one dimensional acoustic filters; the exhaust process of reciprocating I.C. engines; analysis of exhaust mufflers, finite wave analysis of exhaust systems, aeroacoustic characterization of engine sources; design of exhaust mufflers.
M L MUNJAL
Munjal, M. L., Acoustics of Ducts and Mufflers, Wiley-Interscience, NY, 1987.
Goldstein M. F., Aeroacoustics, McGraw Hill, 1976.
ME 259 (AUG) 3:0
Nonlinear Finite Element Methods
Fundamentals of finite deformation mechanics-kinematics; stress measures; balance laws, objectivity principle. Newton-Raphson procedure. Finite element formulation for plasticity and nonlinear elasticity. Stress update algorithms for plasticity. Finite element procedures for dynamic analysis; Explicit and implicit time integration. Finite element modelling of contact problems – Slide-line methods and penalty approach; Adaptive finite element analysis – automatic mesh generation; error estimation, choice of new mesh, transfer of state variables. Finite element programming.
Pre-requisite: ME 257 or equivalent
K. J. Bathe, Finite Element Procedures, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi 1997
O. C. Zienkiewicz and R. L. Taylor, The Finite Element Methods, Vols. I and II, McGraw Hill, 1991
T. Belytshko, W.K. Liu and B. Moran, Nonliner Finite Elements for Continua and Structures, Wiley, 2000.
ME 260 (AUG) 3:0
Hierarchy in structural optimization: topology, shape, and size. Michelle continua and truss/frame topology optimization. Design parameterization and material interpolation: ground structure method, homogenization-based method, density distribution, level-set methods, peak function methods, phase-field methods. Numerical methods for topology optimization: optimality criteria methods, convex linearization and method of moving asymptotes, dual algorithms, numerical issues in the implementation of topology optimization algorithms, applications to multi-physics problems, compliant mechanisms and material microstructure design. Manufacturing constraints, other advanced topics.
G K Ananthasuresh
Pre-requisite: ME 256. Background in finite element analysis is preferred.
Bendsoe, M.P., and Sigmund, O., Topology Optimization: Theory, Methods, and Applications, Springer, 2003.
ME 261 (AUG) 3:0
Vector and tensor algebra: Sets, groups, rings and fields, vector spaces, basis, inner products, linear transformations, spectral decomposition, tensor algebra, similarity transformations, singular value decomposition, QR and LU decomposition of matrices, vector and tensor calculus, system of linear equations (Krylov solvers, Gauss-Seidel), curvilinear coordinate transformations.
Ordinary and partial differential equations: Characterization of ODEs and PDEs, methods of solution, general solutions of linear ODEs, special ODEs, Euler-Cauchy, Bessel’s and Legendre’s equations, Sturm-Liouville theory, critical points and their stability.
Complex analysis: Analytic functions, Cauchy-Riemann conditions and conformal mapping. Special series and transforms: Laplace and Fourier transforms, Fourier series, FFT algorithms, wavelet transforms.
Kryyzig E, Advanced Engineering Mathematics,
C.R. Wylie, Advanced Engineering Mathematics,
M.D. Greenberg, Advanced Engineering Mathematics,
F. B. Hildebrand, Methods of Applied Mathematics,
Bender and Orszag, Advanced Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers,
ME 271 (AUG) 3:0
Concepts of thermodynamics, zeroth law, first law, properties of pure substances and mixtures, first order phase transitions, thermophysical properties, energy storage; second law; energy analysis of process and cycle; calculation of entropy and entropy diagrams; availability analysis, chemical equilibrium, non-equillibrium thermodynamics, multi-phase-multi component systems, transport properties; third law.
P DUTTA, R V RAVIKRISHNA and PRAMOD KUMAR
Van Wylen, G. J., and Sonntag, R.E., Fundamentals of Classical Thermodynamics, Willey.
Work, K. Advanced Thermodynamics for Engineers, Mc-Graw Hill, 1995.
ME 272 (JAN) 3:0
Thermal Management of Electronics
Structures of heat in electronic systems, review of heat transfer mechanisms with reference to electronic systems: foot prints, spreading resistance, design of fins, convection and radiation from electronic modules, jet impingement cooling, active cooling systems – adsorption, thermo-electric, phase change: current state of the art and future projections of thermal needs in electronics.
Thermal Management of Electronic Systems, Vol. 1-4, ASME Press.
Krauss, A.D., and Cohen, A.B., Thermal Management of Electronics, Hemisphere.
ASME Trans. Journal of Electronic Packaging, ASME Press.
IEEE Trans. on Components and Packaging Technologies.
ME 273 (JAN) 3:0
Solid and Fluid Phenomena at Small Scales
Intermolecular forces, surfaces, defects. Size- dependent strength, micro - mechanics of interfaces and thin films. Solvation forces, double layer forces, effect of physico-chemical forces on fluid flow at micron-scales. Slip boundary condition, friction and nano tribology.
Nanoindentation, atomic force microscopy, micro-PIV and other characterizing techniques. MEMS, micro fluidics, microscopic heat pipes and other applications.
M S Bobji and R N Govardhan
Israelachvili, J.N., Intermolecular and Surface Forces, Elsevier Publishing Company, 2003.
Meyer, E., Overney, R.M., Dransfeld, K., et al., Nanoscience Firction and Rheology on the Nanometer Scale, 1998.
Karniadakis, G.E., and Beskok, A., Micro Flows, Springer Verlag, 2001.
ME 274 (JAN) 3:0
Convective Heat Transfer
Energy Equation, Laminar external convection, Similarity solution, Integral method, Laminar internal convection, concept of full development Heat transfer in developing flow, Turbulent forced convection, Free convection from vertical surface, Rayleigh Benard convection.
J SRINIVASAN, PRADIP DUTTA and PRAMOD KUMAR
Pre-requisite: ME 201 and ME 271
Kays, W. M. and Crawford, M. E., Convective Heat and Mass Transfer, Tata-McGraw Hill 1980
Bejan, A., Convective Heat Transfer, John Wiley 1984
ME 275 (JAN) 3:0
Conduction and Radiation Heat Transfer
Thermal conductivity from kinetic theory, Fourier's law, differential
equations for heat conduction, integral methods of analysis for
transient conduction, lumped and partially lumped capacitance methods,
boundary value problems and orthogonal functions, Fourier and Chebyshev
series, solution using separation of variables, semi-infinite and
infinite domains, Duhamel's theorem, Laplace transforms, Green's functions.
Black body radiation, radiative properties of non-black surfaces, Kirchoff's Law, radiative exchange between different surfaces, configuration factor, radiative transfer in enclosures, radiative transfer in gases.
Arpaci, V. S., Conduction Heat Transfer, Addison-Wesley, 1996.
Hahn, D. W., and Ozisik, M. N., Heat Conduction, John Wiley and Sons, 2012.
Siegel, R., and Howell, J., Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer, Taylor and
Modest, M.F., Radiative Heat Transfer, McGraw Hill 1993.
ME 282 (JAN) 3:0
Computational Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow
Mathematical description of fluid flow and heat transfer; conservation equations for mass, momentum, energy and chemical species, classification of partial differential equations, coordinate systems; discretization techniques using finite difference methods: Taylor-series and control volume formulations; Irregular geometries and body-fitted coordinate system; applications to practical problems.
P DUTTA, R V RAVIKRISHNA and RATNESH SHUKLA
Pre-requisite: ME 201, ME 271
Patankar, S. V., Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow. Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1980.
Anderson, D. A., Tannehill J. C. and Pletcher, R. H., Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer, Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1984.
H. K. Versteeg and W. Malalasekara, An Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics, Longman, 1995.
ME 284 (JAN) 3:0
Thermofluid dynamics of I C Engines
Review of classical thermodynamics, ideal cycles, real cycles, spark ignition and compression ignition engine fundamentals, engine performance parameters, engine combustion, normal and abnormal combustion, combustion chamber design parameters, pollutant formation, direct and indirect injection in diesel engines.
R V RAVIKRISHNA
Heywood, J.B., Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals, McGraw Hill Interational edition, 1988
Richard Stone, Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines, 2nd Edn., Macmillan Press, 1992.
ME 285 (AUG) 3:0
Introduction to turbomachines, mixing losses, review of vorticity, profile changes in contracting and expanding ducts. Brief review of diffusers, rotating co-ordinate system, total enthalpy, rothalpy, Euler
turbine equation, velocity triangles. Specific speed and Cordier diagram,cascade aerodynamics. Elemental compressor stage, reaction work and flow coefficients. Equations of motion in axisymmetric flow, simple and extended radial equilibrium. Elemental axial turbine stage, radial and mixed flow machines, work done by Coriolis forces and by aerofoil action, the centrifugal compressor, vaned and vaneless diffusers.
J H ARAKERI and R N GOVARDHAN
Sabersky, R. H. and Acosta, A., Fluid Flow: A First Course in Fluid Mechanics,
Wilson, D. G., The Design of High Efficiency Turbomachinery and Gas Turbine, MIT Press, 1984.
ME 287 (JAN) 3:0
Methods of refrigeration; vapour compression, refrigeration-standard and actual vapour compression cycles, multipresure systems, compressors, condensers, expansion devices, evaporators, refrigerants and refrigeration controls, component matching and system integration, vapour absorption refrigeration thermodynamics, single stage, dual stage and dual effect systems. Selection of working fluids, design of generators and absorbers; nonconventional refrigeration systems, vapour jet refrigeration.
G S V L NARASIMHAM
Stoecker, W. F., and Jones, J. W., Refrigeration and Air conditioning, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd., 1983.
Therlkeld J. L., Thermal Environmental Engineering, Prentice Hall, NY, 1970.
ASHRAE Handbooks (SI Editions): Fundamentals (2009), Refrigeration (2010).
ME 288 (JAN) 3:0
Air Conditioning Engineering
Properties of air water mixtures, psychometric chart, air conditioning processes, enthalpy potential cooling and dehumidifying coils, cooling towers, heat transfer in buildings, comfort air-conditioning, cooling load calculations, air conditioning system, design of air delivery systems, clean rooms and laminar flow equipment, air conditioning controls, noise and vibration control in air-conditioned rooms.
G S V L NARASIMHAM
Croome-Gole D. J., and Roberts, B. M., Air-conditioning and Ventilation of buildings, Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1984.
Jones, W. P., Air-conditioning Engineering, Edward Arnold Publishers Ltd., London, 1984.
Haines R. W., Control Systems for Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning, Van Nastrand Reinhold Co., NY, 1984. ASHRAE Handbooks (SI Editions): HVAC Applications (2007), Systems and Equipment (2008), Fundamentals (2009).
ME 289 (AUG) 3:0
Principles of Solar Thermal Engineering
Introduction, solar radiation – fundamentals and fluid mechanics and heat transfer, methods of collection and thermal conversion, solar thermal energy storage, solar heating systems, solar refrigeration, solar thermal elective conversion, other applications.
G S V L NARASIMHAM
F. Kreith and J. F. Kreider, Principles of Solar Thermal Engineering, McGraw Hill, 1978
J. A. Duffie and W. A. Beckman, Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, John Wiley & Sons, 1991
A. B. Meinel and F. P. Meinel, Applied Solar Energy, Addison-Wesley, 1976
ME 293 (AUG) 3:0
Evaluation of fracture mechanics; elements of elasticity and plasticity; energetics of fracture, energy release rate and stress intensity factor, mixed mode fracture mechanics; dynamic fracture; nonlinear fracture mechanics, J integral, elastic-plastic crack tip fields, J integral testing, J controlled crack growth and stability and engineering approach to plastic fracture.
K R Y SIMHA and R NARASIMHAN
Broek, D., Elementary Engineering Fracture Mechanics.
M. F. Kanninen and C. H. Popular Advanced Fracture Mechanics, Oxford, 1985.
T. A. Anderson, Fracture Mechanics, Fundamentals and application, CRC Press, 1994.
ME 295 (JAN) 3:0
Geometric Modelling for Computer Aided Design
Representation of curves and surfaces-parametric form, Bezier, B. Spline and NURBS, intersection of curves and surfaces, interpolation, representation of solids-graph based models and point set models, Euler operators, boundary evaluation, computation of global properties of solids.
B GURUMOORTHY and DIBAKAR SEN
Rogers, D. F., and Adams J. A., Mathematical Elements of Computer Graphics, McGraw Hill, 1990.
Martti Mantyla, An Introduction to Solid Modelling, Computer Science Press, 1988.
ME 297 (AUG/JAN) 1:0
The student is expected to attend and actively take part in ME Departmental Seminars for one semester during his/her stay.
Pass in the course is obtained by attendance of atleast 80%
(currently Dr. Vinod Srinivasan)
ME 298 (JAN) 3:0
Stability of fluid flows, transition to turbulence- Introduction to turbulence, Reynolds averaged equations, statistical description of turbulence, vorticity dynamics, similarity methods, turbulent shear flows, Bernard convention, modelling and numerical methods.
J H ARAKERI
Pre-requisite: Consent of Instructor
ME 299A (AUG) 0:06 Third Term of Study
ME 299B (JAN) 0:21 Fourth Term of Study
The M.E. Project is aimed at training the students to analyse independently any problem posed to them. The project may be a purely analytical piece of work, a completely experimental one or a combination of both. In a few cases, the project can also involve a sophisticated design work. The project report is expected to show clarity of thought and expression, critical appreciation of the existing literature and analytical and/or experimental or design skill.