MPPSC Mechanical Engineering Syllabus

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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.