Elective Courses floated for Semester-II of AY 2023-24 

[ME5XX] : Fundamentals of Compressible Flows 

Course Instructor : Dr. Lipika Kabiraj 

[ME504] : Deep Learning for Physical Systems 

Course Instructor : Dr Manish Agrawal

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[ME514] : Fracture and Fatigue

Course Instructor : Dr Prabhat K Agnihotri

Course content: Basic mathematics, linear elastic fracture mechanics, elasto-plastic fracture mechanics, crack at bi-material interface, advance topics on fracture mechanics (composite materials, functionally graded materials), introduction to fatigue crack propagation. 

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[ME515] : Finite Element Methods in Engineering

Course Instructor : Dr Rajendra Munian

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1. FE Solution for discrete systems using direct approach:

Introduction and background of FEM; Solution for Discrete system: spring, bar, truss and heat conduction problems; forming elemental equation, global system equation and imposing boundary condition, computer implementation.

2. Finite Element Formulation for 1-D Problems:

Ritz method, Strong forms and weak forms, weighted residual methods, variational approach to the finite element methods, interpolations, coordinate transformations, numerical integrations in 1-D problems, Finite element formulation for Euler-Bernoulli beams.

3. Finite element formulations for multi-dimensional scaler field problems:

Finite Element Formulation for Heat Conduction Problems; Interpolations, coordinate transformations, numerical integrations.

4. Finite element formulations for multidimensional vector field problems:

Finite element formulation for 2-D and 3-D elasticity problems; Interpolations, coordinate transformations, numerical integrations in 2-D and 3D domain, Examples and Computer Implementation

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[ME520] : Composite Materials 

Course Instructor : Dr Srikant Shekhar Padhee

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History and need of composite materials. Classifications of composite materials. Types of matrix and fillers. Advantages and disadvantages of composite materials.

Fabrication processes

Processing techniques and associated advantages and disadvantages. Governing factors.

Micromechanical analysis of a lamina.

Basic concepts, strain energy, volume and mass fractions, density and void content. Rule of mixture, Composite strength, Critical volume fraction, Strength of lamina. Semi-empirical models. Fiber packing. Symmetry considerations on stiffness matrix.

Macromechanical analysis of a lamina.

Reduced stiffness matrix in a 2D angle lamina. Elastic constants of a 2D angle lamina. Coupling terms in stiffness matrix. Invariant form of compliance and stiffness matrices. Failure theories of a lamina. Hygrothermal effects on composites.

Failure theories of FRPs and short fiber composites

Longitudinal compressive strength.

Transverse tensile strength.

Transverse compressive strength.

In-plane shear strength.

Short fiber composites.

Analysis of composite laminates

Laminate codes. Mid-plane strains and curvatures. ABBD matrix and laminate couplings. Engineering constants of laminates. Special laminates. Hygrothermal effects and warpage.

Progressive failure theory of laminates. Design methodology and Ranking of laminates

Homogenization theories

Eshelby tesnor, self-consistent scheme, Mori-Tanaka method, Hashin-Shritkamn bounds etc.

Experimental mechanics of composites

Concepts and methodology related to experimental testing of tensile strength, compressive strength, shear strength, fatigue resistance, fracture resistance, interlaminar shear strength, interfacial shear strength (IFSS) of composite laminates.

Introduction to advance topics

Sandwich structures, glare panels, nanocomposites and multifunctional composites.

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[ME542] : Modern Manufacturing Processes 

Course Instructor : Dr Samir Chandra Roy

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1. Mechanical based machining processes:

Mechanical based processes such as abrasive jet, water jet, abrasive flow, ultrasonic machining, low stress grinding will be taught

2. Chemical based machining processes:

Chemical based processes such as Electrochemical machining: grinding, polishing, sharpening, honing and turning; Chemical and thermochemical machining will be taught

3. Electrical and electrochemical based machining:

Electro-discharge machining, Electrochemical discharge grinding: electrostream and shaped tube electrolytic machining will be discussed

4. Thermal based machining processes:

Thermal energy methods of material processing by laser and electron beam, plasma arc and ion beam will be covered.

5. Coating techniques:

Physical vapour and chemical vapour deposition and plasma spraying will be covered

6. High energy rate forming and electroforming:

High energy rate forming such as explosive forming, electromagnetic forming and electroforming will be covered in this module.

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[ME546] : Micromanufacturing 

Course Instructor : Dr Chandrakant K Nirala

[ME549] : Additive Manufacturing 

Course Instructor : Dr. Anupam Agrawal

Course content

Introduction and Basic Principles, Photo-polymerization Processes, Powder Bed Fusion Processes,Extrusion-based and Printing Processes, Sheet Lamination Processes (SLP), Beam Deposition Processes,Direct Write Technologies, Design for AM and Process Selection Guidelines 

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[ME561] : Advanced Welding Technology 

Course Instructor : Dr. Ravi Kant

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[ME575] : Turbomachines 

Course Instructor : Dr Ranjan Das

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1. Revision of Fluid dynamics and Heat Transfer

2. Flows in pipes and open channels

3. Lift, drag and flows over aerofoils/hydrofoils and elements of turbomachines, dimensional analysis

4. Hydro-turbines and centrifugal pumps

5. Centrifugal compressors and wind turbines

6. Introduction to compressible flows

7. Basics of gas turbines

8. Basics of steam turbines 

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[ME576] : Convective Heat Transfer 

Course Instructor : Dr. Devranjan Samanta 

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[ME580] : Computational Fluid Dynamics 

Course Instructor : Dr. Navaneeth K Marath  

[ME677] : Thermal Management of Electronics 

Course Instructor : Dr. Himanshu Tyagi  

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Main reference material: Research papers (to be shared by instructor)

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[ME624] : Machine Vibration Analysis 

Course Instructor : Prof. Navin Kumar 

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[ME559] : Computer Integrated Design and Manufacturing Systems 

Course Instructor : Dr Prabir Sarkar

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[ME505] : Engineering Ethics 

Course Instructor : Dr. Rakesh Maurya