MPPSC Mechanical Engineering Syllabus

The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission has published syllabus for the State Services Preliminary Examination 2010 of the MPPSC. The Syllabus of the exam is as follows:

Mechanical Engineering

  1. Engineering Mechanics and Mechanics of Solids Simple Application of Equilibrium Equations, Equations of Motion; Simple Harmonic Motion; Work, Power and Energy. Stress and Strain Relationship and Elastic Constants; Thermal Stresses; Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams of Simple Beams, Bending of Beam and Torsion of Shaft; Rankine and Euler's Formula for Column; Thin walled Cylinders. Mechanical Proprties of Materials and Testing.

  2. Theory of Machines Kinematic Links, Pairs, Chains, Mechanism and Inversions, Degree of Freedom and Constraint Motion; Classification and Terminology of Gears, Gear Trains, Bearings, Clutches, Cams and Followers; Function of Flywheel and Governor; Balancing of Rotating Masses; Gyroscopic Action.

  3. Design of Machine Elements Properties and Structure of Engineering Materials; Heat Treatment; Design Concepts, Design for Static and Dynamic Loading, Factor of Safety; Theory of Failure; Fatigue Strength and SN Diagram; Design of parts subjected to simple stresses such as Keys, Pins, Cotters etc.

  4. Production Engineering Basic types of Metal Cutting Machine Tools and their Operations; Geometry of Single Point Cutting Tool; Cutting Tool Materials; Metal Forming Processes and Machines Drawing, Rolling, Forging & Extrusion; Sand Casting-Pattern and Mould Design, Casting Defects & their Remedies; Joining Processes Arc Welding, Resistance Welding, TIG & MIG Welding.

  5. Production Management Method & Time Study Process charts, Estimation of Standard Time; Motion Economy & Work Place Design; Manufacturing Cost Estimation; Break Even Analysis; Site Selection; Plant Layout & Material Handling; Job Shop & Mass Production-Scheduling, Dispatching & Routing.

  6. Thermodynamics Zeroth Law and Thermometry; Thermodynamic Equilibrium; Heat and Work; First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics; Carnot, Rankine, Otto and Diesel Cycles; Vapour Power Cycles.

  7. Fluid Mechanics Hydrostatics; Stability of Submerged and Floating Bodies; Continuity Equation; Rotational and Irrotational Flows; Bernoullis'Theorem; Flow Measurement; Concept of Laminar and Turbulent Flows.

  8. Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning One Dimensional Steady State Conduction through Composite Walls and Cylinders; Heat Transfer Co-efficient; Laws of Thermal Radiation; Air Refrigeration System; Vapour Compression Refrigeration System, Simple Saturated and Actual Cycles; Properties of Refrigerants; Use of Psychometric Chart; Psychometric Processes.

  9. Energy Conversion Compression Ignition and Spark Ignition Engines; Rating of SI and CI Engine Fuels; Reciprocating Air Compressors; Flow of Steam through Nozzles; Impulse and Reaction Steam Turbines; Layout of Steam Thermal Power Plants; Fluidized Combustion and Forced Circulation Boilers.

  10. Computer Programming and Computer Aided Engineering

Computer Hardware and Software; Flow Charting; Principles of Object Oriented Programming; Features of Windows; Introduction of c + + programme.