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It contains Syllabus of aeronautical engineering as per Anna university Thirunelveli&madras with the reference textbook's as per the above syllabus

SEMESTER III

Code No. Course Title
THEORY
MA1201 Mathematics - III
PR1202 Production Technology
AE1201 Aero Engineering Thermodynamics
ME1202 Fluid Mechanics and Machinery
AE1202 Solid Mechanics 3 1
AE1203 Elements of Aeronautics 3
PRACTICAL
CE1263 Strength of Materials Lab
ME1204 Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Lab
AE1204 Thermodynamics Lab
GE1201 Communication Skills and Technical Seminar - I

SEMESTER IV

Code No. Course Title
THEORY
MA1251 Numerical Methods
AE1251 Aerodynamics – I
AE1252 Aircraft Systems and Instrumentation
AE1253 Mechanics of Machines
AE1254 Aircraft Structures – I
EE1265 Control Engineering
PRACTICAL
AE1255 Aircraft Structures Lab – I
AE1256 Design and Drafting
AE1257 Aerodynamics Lab
GE1251 Communication Skills and Technical Seminar - II

SEMESTER V

Code No. Course Title
THEORY
CY1201 Environmental Science and Engineering
AE1301 Flight Dynamics
AE1302 Aircraft Structures – II
AE1303 Aerodynamics – II
AE1304 Propulsion-I
EC1369 Microprocessor and Applications
PRACTICAL
AE1305 Aircraft Structures Lab – II
AE1306 Aircraft Structures Repair Lab
AE1307 CAD/CAM Lab
GE1303 Communication Skills and Technical Seminar-III

SEMESTER VI

Code No. Course Title
THEORY
MG1351 Principles of Management
AE1351 Propulsion-II
AE1352 Heat Transfer
AE1353 Experimental Stress Analysis
AE1354 High Temperature Materials
E1**** Elective – I
PRACTICAL
AE1355 Aircraft Design Project – I
AE1356 Propulsion Lab
AE1357 Aero Engine Repair and Maintenance Lab
GE1351 Presentation Skills and Technical Seminar

SEMESTER VII

Code No. Course Title
THEORY
MG1401 Total Quality Management
AE1401 Avionics
AE1402 Composite Materials and Structures
ME1403 Computer Integrated Manufacturing
E2**** Elective – II
E3**** Elective – III
PRACTICAL
AE1403 Aircraft Design Project – II
AE1404 Aircraft Systems Lab
AE1405 Avionics Lab 0
AE1406 Project Work Phase - I

SEMESTER VIII

Code No. Course Title
THEORY
AE1451 Rocket and Missiles
E4**** Elective – IV 3
E5**** Elective – V 3
E6**** Elective – VI 3
PRACTICAL
AE1452 Comprehension & Technical Seminar
AE1453 Project Work – Phase II

LIST OF ELECTIVES FOR

B.E. AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

ELECTIVES I AND II FOR VI SEMESTER


Code No. Course Title
AE1001 Theory of Elasticity
AE1002 Space Mechanics 3
AE1003 Aircraft General Engineering and Maintenance Practices
AE1004 Aircraft Rules and Regulation
AE1005 Wind Tunnel Techniques
GE1001 Intellectual Property Rights (I PR)
GE1002 Indian Constitution and Society

ELECTIVES III AND IV FOR VII SEMESTER


Code No. Course Title
AE1006 Vibration and Aero elasticity
AE1007 Finite Element Method
AE1008 Airframe Maintenance and Repair
AE1009 Aero Engine Maintenance and Repair
AE1010 Theory of Plates and Shells
ELECTIVES V AND VI FOR VIII SEMESTER


Code No. Course Title
ME1011 Computational Fluid Dynamics
AE1011 Fatigue and Fracture
AE1012 Air transportation and Aircraft Maintenance
AE1013 Helicopter Maintenance
AE1014 Air Traffic Control and Aerodrome Design
ME1020 Entrepreneurship Development
GE1301 Professional Ethics and Human Values



technical office protocol (MAP /TOP)
Development of databases -database terminology- architecture of database systems-data modeling and data associations -relational data bases - database operators - advantages of data base and relational database.
TOTAL: 45
Text book
Mikell.P.Groover “Automation, Production Systems and computer integrated manufacturing”, Pearson Education 2001.
ReferenceS
1. Yorem koren, “Computer Integrated Manufacturing System”, McGraw-Hill, 1983.
2. Ranky, Paul G., “Computer Integrated Manufacturing”, Prentice Hall International, 1986.
3. David D.Bedworth, Mark R.Hendersan, Phillip M.Wolfe “Computer Integrated Design and Manufacturing”, McGraw-Hill Inc.
4. Roger Hanman “Computer Intergrated Manufacturing”, Addison – Wesley, 1997.
Mikell.P.Groover and Emory Zimmers Jr., “CAD/CAM”, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi-1, 1998.
Kant Vajpayee S, “Principles of Computer Integrated Manufacturing”, Prentice Hall India, 2003.
Radhakrishnan P, Subramanyan S.and Raju V., “CAD/CAM/CIM”, 2nd Edition New Age International (P) Ltd., New Delhi, 2000.

AE1403 AIRCRAFT DESIGN PROJECT – II 0 0 3 100
OBJECTIVE
To enhance the knowledge in continuation of the design project given in project–I
Each student is assigned with work in continuation of the design project – I. The following assignments are to be carried out.

LIST OF EXPERIMENTS
V-n diagram for the design study
Gust and maneuverability envelopes
Critical loading performance and final V-n graph calculation
Structural design study – Theory approach
Load estimation of wings
Load estimation of fuselage.
Balancing and Maneuvering loads on tail plane, Aileron and Rudder loads.
Detailed structural layouts
Design of some components of wings, fuselage
Preparation of a detailed design report with CAD drawings.

TOTAL : 60

LIST OF EQUIPMENTS
(for a batch of 30 students)


S.No. Items Quantity Experiment No.
1. Drawing Board 30 4 and 5
2. Drawing Instrument 20 4 and 5




AE1404 AIRCRAFT SYSTEM LABORATORY 0 0 3 100
OBJECTIVE
To train the students “ON HAND” experience in maintenance of various air frame systems in aircraft and rectification of common snags.
LIST OF EXPERIMENTS
1. Aircraft “Jacking Up” procedure
2. Aircraft “Levelling” procedure
3. Control System “Rigging check” procedure
4. Aircraft “Symmetry Check” procedure
5. “Flow test” to assess of filter element clogging
6. “Pressure Test” To assess hydraulic External/Internal Leakage
7. “Functional Test” to adjust operating pressure
8. “Pressure Test” procedure on fuel system components
9. “Brake Torque Load Test” on wheel brake units
10. Maintenance and rectification of snags in hydraulic and fuel systems.
TOTAL : 60

LIST OF EQUIPMENTS
(for a batch of 30 students)

S.No. Items Quantity Experiment No.
1. Serviceable aircraft with all above systems 1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
2. Hydraulic Jacks (Screw Jack) 5 1,2,4,8
3. Trestle adjustable 5 1,2,4,8
4. Spirit Level 2 8
5. Levelling Boards 2 8
6. Cable Tensiometer 1 8
7. Adjustable Spirit Level 1 8
8. Plumb Bob 1 8


AE1405 AVIONICS LABORATORY 0 0 3 100

OBJECTIVE
This laboratory is divided into three parts to train the students to learn about basic digital electronics circuits, programming with microprocessors, design and implementation of data buses in avionics with MIL – Std. 1553B and remote terminal configuration and their importance in different applications in the field of Avionics.
LIST OF EXPERIMENTS
DIGITAL ELECTRONICS
Addition/Subtraction of binary numbers.
Multiplexer/Demultiplexer Circuits.
Encoder/Decoder Circuits.
Timer Circuits, Shift Registers, Binary Comparator Circuits.

MICROPROCESSORS
Addition and Subtraction of 8-bit and 16-bit numbers.
Sorting of Data in Ascending & Descending order.
Sum of a given series with and without carry.
Greatest in a given series & Multi-byte addition in BCD mode.
Interface programming with 4 digit 7 segment Display & Switches & LED’s.
16 Channel Analog to Digital Converter & Generation of Ramp, Square, Triangular wave by Digital to Analog Converter.

AVIONICS DATA BUSES
Study of Different Avionics Data Buses.
MIL-Std – 1553 Data Buses Configuration with Message transfer.
MIL-Std – 1553 Remote Terminal Configuration.

TOTAL : 60



LIST OF EQUIPMENT
(for a batch of 30 students)

S.No. Details of Equipments Quantity Experiment Nos.
1. Adder/Subtractor Binary bits Kit 6 1
2 Timer Kit 6 1
3 Encoder Kit 6 3
4 Decoder Kit 6 3
5 Comparator Kit 6 4
6 Multiplexer Kit 6 2
7 Demultiplexer Kit 6 2
8 Shift Registers Kit 6 4
9 Electronic Design Experimeter 6 6,7,9,10
10 Microprocessor 8085 Kit 9 5,6,7,8,9,10
11 4 Digit 7 Segment Display 3 6
12 Switches & LED’s Circuit 3 6
13 16 Channel AD Converter 6 10,9
14 Digital to Analog Converter 6 10
15 Cathode Ray Oscilloscope 3 9,10
16 Regulated Power Supply (5V DC) 9 1, 2,3,4
17 MIL-Std 1553B Setup with Remote Terminal 1 12,13
18 Computers 2 11,12,13

AE1451 ROCKETS AND MISSILES 3 0 0 100

OBJECTIVE
To introduce basic concepts of design and trajectory estimation of rocket and missiles

1. ROCKETS SYSTEM 10
Ignition System in rockets – types of Igniters – Igniter Design Considerations – Design Consideration of liquid Rocket Combustion Chamber, Injector Propellant Feed Lines, Valves, Propellant Tanks Outlet and Helium Pressurized and Turbine feed Systems – Propellant Slash and Propellant Hammer – Elimination of Geysering Effect in Missiles – Combustion System of Solid Rockets.

2. AERODYNAMICS OF ROCKETS AND MISSILES 13
Airframe Components of Rockets and Missiles – Forces Acting on a Missile While Passing Through Atmosphere – Classification of Missiles – methods of Describing Aerodynamic Forces and Moments – Lateral Aerodynamic Moment – Lateral Damping Moment and Longitudinal Moment of a Rocket – lift and Drag Forces – Drag Estimation – Body Upwash and Downwash in Missiles – Rocket Dispersion – Numerical Problems.

3. ROCKET MOTION IN FREE SPACE AND GRAVITATIONAL FIELD 10
One Dimensional and Two Dimensional rocket Motions in Free Space and Homogeneous Gravitational Fields – description of Vertical, Inclined and Gravity Turn Trajectories – Determination of range and Altitude Simple Approximations to Burnout Velocity.
4. STAGING AND CONTROL OF ROCKETS AND MISSILES 7
Rocket Vector Control – Methods – Thrust determination – SITVC – Multistaging of rockets – Vehicle Optimization – Stage Separation Dynamics – Separation Techniques.


5. MATERIALS FOR ROCKETS AND MISSILES 5
Selection of Materials – Special Requirements of Materials to Perform under Adverse Conditions.

TOTAL: 45
TEXT BOOKS
1. Sutton, G.P., et al., “Rocket Propulsion Elements”, John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York, 1993.

REFERENCES
1. Mathur, M., and Sharma, R.P., “ Gas Turbines and Jet and Rocket Propulsion”, Standard Publishers, New Delhi 1998.
2. Cornelisse, J.W., “ Rocket Propulsion and Space Dynamics”, J.W., Freeman & Co. Ltd., London, 1982.
3. Parket, E.R., “ Materials for Missiles and Spacecraft”, McGraw-Hill Book Co. Inc., 1982.

AE1452 COMPREHENSION &TECHNICAL SEMINAR 0 0 3 100

OBJECTIVE
The objective of comprehension is to provide opportunity for the student to apply the knowledge acquired during the earlier semesters to real life problems which he / she may have to face in future as an engineer. While learning as how to solve the real life problems, student will receive guidance from the faculty and also review various courses learnt earlier.

AE1453 PROJECT WORK 0 0 9 200
(Common to all Branches)

OBJECTIVE
The objective of the project work is to enable the students in convenient groups of not more than 4 members on a project involving theoretical and experimental studies related to the branch of study. Every project work shall have a guide who is the member of the faculty of the institution. Six periods per week shall be allotted in the time table and this time shall be utilized by the students to receive the directions from the guide, on library reading, laboratory work, computer analysis or field work as assigned by the guide and also to present in periodical seminars on the progress made in the project.
Each student shall finally produce a comprehensive report covering back round information, literature survey, problem statement, project work details and conclusion. This final report shall be typewritten form as specified in the guidelines.

The continuous assessment shall be made as prescribed by the regulation (vide clause 10.3 of Anna University Regulations 2004 for B.E., B.Tech. programmes)





AE1001 THEORY OF ELASTICITY 3 0 0 100

OBJECTIVE
To understand the theoretical concepts of material behaviour with particular emphasis on their elastic property

1. ASSUMPTIONS IN ELASTICITY 4
Definitions- notations and sign conventions for stress and strain, Equations of equilibrium.

2. BASIC EQUATIONS OF ELASTICITY 15
Strain – displacement relations, Stress – strain relations, Lame’s constant – cubical dilation, Compressibility of material, bulk modulus, Shear modulus, Compatibility equations for stresses and strains, Principal stresses and principal strains, Mohr’s circle, Saint Venant’s principle.

3. PLANE STRESS AND PLANE STRAIN PROBLEMS 8
Airy’s stress function, Bi-harmonic equations, Polynomial solutions, Simple two-dimensional problems in Cartesian coordinates like bending of cantilever and simply supported beams, etc.

4. POLAR COORDINATES 10
Equations of equilibrium, Strain displacement relations, Stress – strain relations, Axi – symmetric problems, Kirsch, Michell’s and Boussinesque problems.

5. TORSION 8
Navier’s theory, St. Venant’s theory, Prandtl’s theory on torsion, The semi- inverse method and applications to shafts of circular, elliptical, equilateral triangular and rectangular sections.
TOTAL: 45
TEXT BOOK
1. Timoshenko, S., and Goodier, T.N., “Theory of Elasticity”, McGraw–Hill Ltd., Tokyo, 1990.

REFERENCES
Enrico Volterra & J.H. Caines, “Advanced Strength of Materials”, Prentice Hall New Jersey, 1991.
Wng, C.T., “Applied Elasticity”, McGraw–Hill Co., New York, 1993.
Sokolnikoff, I.S., “Mathematical Theory of Elasticity”, McGraw–Hill New York, 1978.

AE1002 SPACE MECHANICS 3 0 0 100
OBJECTIVE
To study the basic concepts of orbital Mechanics with particular emphasis on interplanetary trajectories
1. BASIC CONCEPTS 4
The Solar System – References Frames and Coordinate Systems – The Celestial Sphere – The Ecliptic – Motion of Vernal Equinox – Sidereal Time – Solar Time – Standard Time – The Earth’s Atmosphere.

2. THE GENERAL N-BODY PROBLEM 10
The many body Problem – Lagrange – Jacobian Identity –The Circular Restricted Three Body Problem – Libration Points- Relative Motion in the N-body Problem –Two –Body Problem – Satellite Orbits – Relations Between Position and Time – Orbital Elements.

3. SATELLITE INJECTION AND SATELLITE ORBIT PERTURBATIONS 12
General Aspects of satellite Injections – Satellite Orbit Transfer –Various Cases – Orbit Deviations Due to Injection Errors – Special and General Perturbations – Cowell’s Method – Encke’s Method – Method of vibrations of Orbital Elements – General Perturbations Approach.

4. INTERPLANETARY TRAJECTORIES 6
Two Dimensional Interplanetary Trajectories –Fast Interplanetary Trajectories – Three Dimensional Interplanetary Trajectories – Launch if Interplanetary Spacecraft –Trajectory about the Target Planet.

5. BALLISTIC MISSILE TRAJECTORIES AND MATERIALS 13
The Boost Phase – The Ballistic Phase –Trajectory Geometry- Optimal Flights – Time of Flight – Re – entry Phase – The Position of the Impact Point – Influence Coefficients. Space Environment – Peculiarities – Effect of Space Environment on the Selection of Spacecraft Material.
TOTAL : 45
TEXT BOOK
Cornelisse, J.W., “Rocket Propulsion and Space Dynamic”, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1984.

REFERENCES
1. Sutton, G.P., “Rocket Propulsion Elements”, John Wiley, 1993.
2. Van de Kamp, P., “Elements of Astromechanics”, Pitman, 1979.
3. Parker E.R., “Materials for Missiles and Spacecraft”, McGraw-Hill Book Co. Inc., 1982.

AE1003 AIRCRAFT GENERAL ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE PRACTICES 3 0 0 100
OBJECTIVE
To teach the students about the basic concepts of aircraft general engineering and maintenance practices.

1. AIRCRAFT GROUND HANDLING AND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT 10
Mooring, jacking, levelling and towing operations – Preparation – Equipment - precautions – Engine starting procedures – Piston engine, turboprops and turbojets – Engine fire extinguishing – Ground power units.

2. GROUND SERVICING OF VARIOUS SUB SYSTEMS 8
Air conditioning and pressurization – Oxygen and oil systems – Ground units and their maintenance.

3. MAINTENANCE OF SAFETY 5
Shop safety – Environmental cleanliness – Precautions.

4. INSPECTION 10
Process – Purpose – Types – Inspection intervals – Techniques – Checklist – Special inspection – Publications, bulletins, various manuals – FAR Air worthiness directives – Type certificate Data Sheets – ATA specifications.

5. AIRCRAFT HARDWARE, MATERIALS, SYSTEMS PROCESSES 12
Hand tools – Precision instruments – Special tools and equipments in an airplane maintenance shop – Identification terminology – Specification and correct use of various aircraft hardware (i.e. nuts, bolts, rivets, screws etc.) – American and British systems of specifications – Threads, gears, bearings, etc. – Drills, tapes & reamers. – identification of all types of fluid line fittings. Materials, metallic and non-metallic - Plumbing Connectors - Cables – Swaging procedures, tests, Advantages of swaging over splicing.
TOTAL : 45


TEXT BOOK
1. KROES WATKINS DELP, “Aircraft Maintenance and Repair” – McGraw-Hill, New York 1993.

REFERENCES
A & P MECHANICS, “Aircraft hand Book” – F. A. A. Himalayan Book House, New Delhi, 1996.
A & P MECHANICS, “General hand Book” – F. A. A. Himalayan Book House, New Delhi, 1996.




AE1004 AIRCRAFT RULES AND REGULATIONS 3 0 0 100
OBJECTIVE
To teach the civil air rules and regulations which are being followed by Directorate General of Civil Aviation.

C.A.R. SERIES ‘A’ – PROCEDURE FOR CIVIL AIR WORTHINESS REQUIREMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITY OPERATORS Vis-à-vis AIR WORTHINESS DIRECTORATE 8
Responsibilities of operators / owners- Procedure of CAR issue, amendments etc., Objectives and targets of airworthiness directorate; Airworthiness regulations and safety oversight of engineering activities of operators.
C.A.R. SERIES ‘B’ – ISSUE APPROVAL OF COCKPIT CHECK LIST, MEL, CDL: Deficiency list (MEL & CDL); Preparation and use of cockpit checklist and emergency list.

C.A.R. SERIES ‘C’ – DEFECT RECORDING, MONITORING, INVESTIGATION AND REPORTING 7
Defect recording, reporting, investigation, rectification and analysis; Flight report; Reporting and rectification of defects observed on aircraft; Analytical study of in-flight readings & recordings; Maintenance control by reliability Method.
C.A.R. SERIES ‘D’ – AND AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE PROGRAMMES
Reliability Programmes (Engines); Aircraft maintenance programme & their approval; On condition maintenance of reciprocating engines; TBO – Revision programme; Maintenance of fuel and oil uplift and consumption records – Light aircraft engines; Fixing routine maintenance periods and component TBOs – Initial & revisions.
3. C.A.R. SERIES ‘E’ – APPROVAL OF ORGANISATIONS 10
Approval of organizations in categories A, B, C, D, E, F, & G - Requirements of infrastructure at stations other than parent base.

C.A.R. SERIES ‘F’ – AIR WORTHINESS AND CONTINUED AIR WORTHINESS: Procedure relating to registration of aircraft; Procedure for issue / revalidation of Type Certificate of aircraft and its engines / propeller; Issue / revalidation of Certificate of Airworthiness; Requirements for renewal of Certificate of Airworthiness.

4. C.A.R. SERIES ‘L’&’M’ 8
Issue of AME Licence, its classification and experience requirements, Mandatory Modifications / Inspections.

5. C.A.R. SERIES ‘T’&’X’ 12
Flight testing of (Series) aircraft for issue of C of A; Flight testing of aircraft for which C of A had been previously issued.
Registration Markings of aircraft; Weight and balance control of an aircraft; Provision of first aid kits & Physician’s kit in an aircraft; Use furnishing materials in an aircraft; Concessions; Aircraft log books; Document to be carried on board on Indian registered aircraft; Procedure for issue of tax permit; Procedure for issue of type approval of aircraft components and equipment including instruments.

TOTAL : 45
TEXT BOOKS
“Civil Aviation Requirements with latest Amendment (Section 2 Airworthiness)” – Published by DGCA, The English Book Store, 17-1, Connaught Circus, New Delhi 2000.
Aeronautical Information Circulars (relating to Airworthiness) from DGCA 2000.

REFERENCES
1. “Aircraft Manual (India) Volume” – Latest Edition, The English Book Store, 17-1, Connaught Circus, New Delhi.
2. Advisory Circulars from DGCA 2003.


AE1005 WIND TUNNEL TECHNIQUES 3 0 0 100

OBJECTIVE
To introduce the basic concepts of measurement of forces and moments on models during the wind tunnel testing.

1. PRINCIPLES OF MODEL TESTING 6
Buckingham Theorem – Non-Dimensional Numbers –Scale Effect Types of Similartes.

2. WIND TUNNELS 8
Classification – Special problems of Testing in Subsonic, Transonic, supersonic and hypersonic speed regions – Layouts – sizing and design parameters.

3. CALIBRATION OF WIND TUNNELS 11
Test section speed – Horizontal buoyancy – Flow angularities – Turbulence measurements – Associated instrumentation – Calibration of supersonic tunnels.

4. WIND TUNNEL MEASUREMENTS 12
Pressure and velocity measurements – Force measurements – Three component and six component balances – Internal balances.

5. FLOW VISUALIZATION 8
Smoke and Tuft grid techniques – Dye injection special techniques – Optical methods of flow visualization.
TOTAL : 45
TEXT BOOK
1. Rae, W.H. and Pope, A. “Low Speed Wind Tunnel Testing”, John Wiley Publication, 1984.
REFERENCE
1. Pope, A., and Goin, L., “High Speed wind Tunnel Testing”, John Wiley, 1985.

AE1006 VIBRATIONS AND AEROELASTICITY 3 0 0 100

OBJECTIVE
To study the dynamic behaviour of different aircraft components and the interaction among the aerodynamic, elastic and inertia forces

1. BASIC NOTIONS 8
Simple harmonic motion – Terminologies – Newton’s Law – D’ Alembert’s principle – Energy Methods

2. SINGLE DEGREE OF FREEDOM SYSTEMS 12
Free vibrations – Damped vibrations – Forced Vibrations, with and without damping – support excitation – Vibration measuring instruments.

3. MULTI DEGREES OF FREEDOM SYSTEMS 10
Two degrees of freedom systems – Static and Dynamic couplings vibration absorber- Principal co- ordinates, Principal modes and orthogonal condition – Eigen value problems.
Hamilton’s principle- Lagrangean equation and application – Vibration of elastic bodies- Vibration of strings- Longitudinal, Lateral and Torsional vibrations.

4. APPROXIMATE METHODS 5
Rayleigh’s and Holzer Methods to find natural frequencies.

5. ELEMENTS OF AEROELASTICITY 10
Concepts – Coupling – Aero elastic instabilities and their prevention – Basic ideas on wing divergence, loss and reversal of aileron control – Flutter and its prevention.
TOTAL : 45

TEXT BOOKS
TIMOSHENKO S., “Vibration Problems in Engineering”– John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1993.
FUNG Y.C., “An Introduction to the Theory of Aeroelasticity” – John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1995.

REFERENCES
BISPLINGHOFF R.L., ASHELY H and HOGMAN R.L., “Aeroelasticity” – Addision Wesley Publication, New York, 1983.
TSE. F.S., MORSE, I.F., HUNKLE, R.T., “Mechanical Vibrations”, – Prentice Hall, New York, 1984.
SCANLAN R.H. & ROSENBAUM R., “Introduction to the study of Aircraft Vibration & Flutter”, John Wiley and Sons. New York, 1982.
BENSON H.TONGUE, “Principles of Vibration”, Oxford University Press, 2000.
















AE1007 FINITE ELEMENT METHOD 3 0 0 100
OBJECTIVE
To introduce the concept of numerical analysis of structural components

1. INTRODUCTION 4
Review of basic analysis – Stiffness and Flexibility matrix for simple cases – Governing equation and convergence criteria of finite element method.
2. DISCRETE ELEMENTS 12
Bar, Frame, beam elements – Application to static, dynamic and stability analysis.
3. CONTINUUM ELEMENTS 10
Various types of 2-D-elements Application to plane stress, plane strain and axisymmetric problems.
4. ISOPARAMETRIC ELEMENTS 10
Applications to two and three-dimensional problems.

5. FIELD PROBLEM 9
Applications to other field problems like heat transfer and fluid flow.

TOTAL : 45
TEXT BOOK
1. Tirupathi.R. Chandrapatha and Ashok D. Belegundu, “Introduction to Finite Elements in Engineering”, Prentice Hall India, Third Edition, 2003.

REFERENCES
Reddy J.N. “An Introduction to Finite Element Method”, McGraw-Hill, 2000.
Krishnamurthy, C.S., “Finite Element Analysis”, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2000.
Bathe, K.J. and Wilson, E.L., “Numerical Methods in Finite Elements Analysis”, Prentice Hall of India, 1985.


AE1008 AIRFRAME MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR 3 0 0 100

OBJECTIVE
To study the maintenance aspect of airframe systems and rectification of snags

1. WELDING IN AIRCRAFT STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS 10
Equipments used in welding shop and their maintenance – Ensuring quality welds – Welding jigs and fixtures – Soldering and brazing.
SHEET METAL REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE
Inspection of damage – Classification – Repair or replacement – Sheet metal inspection – N.D.T. Testing – Riveted repair design, Damage investigation – reverse technology.

2. PLASTICS AND COMPOSITES IN AIRCRAFT 10
Review of types of plastics used in airplanes – Maintenance and repair of plastic components – Repair of cracks, holes etc., various repair schemes – Scopes.
Inspection and Repair of composite components – Special precautions – Autoclaves.

3. AIRCRAFT JACKING, ASSEMBLY AND RIGGING 8
Airplane jacking and weighing and C.G. Location. Balancing of control surfaces – Inspection maintenance. Helicopter flight controls. Tracking and balancing of main rotor.

4. REVIEW OF HYDRAULIC AND PNEUMATIC SYSTEM 10
Trouble shooting and maintenance practices – Service and inspection. – Inspection and maintenance of landing gear systems. – Inspection and maintenance of air-conditioning and pressurisation system, water and waste system. Installation and maintenance of Instruments – handling – Testing – Inspection. Inspection and maintenance of auxiliary systems – Fire protection systems – Ice protection system – Rain removal system – Position and warning system – Auxiliary Power Units (APUs)


5. SAFETY PRACTICES 7
Hazardous materials storage and handling, Aircraft furnishing practices – Equipments. Trouble shooting - Theory and practices.
TOTAL: 45
TEXT BOOK
1. KROES, WATKINS, DELP, “Aircraft Maintenance and Repair”, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1992.

REFERENCES
LARRY REITHMEIR, “Aircraft Repair Manual”, Palamar Books, Marquette, 1992.
BRIMM D.J. BOGGES H.E., “Aircraft Maintenance”, Pitman Publishing corp. New York, 1940

























AE1009 AERO ENGINE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR 3 0 0 100

OBJECTIVE
To study the basic concepts of the maintenance and repair of both piston and jet aero engines and the procedures followed for overhaul of aero engines.

1. CLASSIFICATION OF PISTON ENGINE COMPONENTS 5
Types of piston engines – Principles of operation – Function of components – Materials used – Details of starting the engines – Details of carburetion and injection systems for small and large engines – Ignition system components – Spark plug details – Engine operating conditions at various altitudes – Maintenance and inspection check to be carried out.

2. INSPECTIONS OF PISTON ENGINES 8
Inspection and maintenance and trouble shooting – Inspection of all engine components – Daily and routine checks – Overhaul procedures – Compression testing of cylinders – Special inspection schedules – Engine fuel, control and exhaust systems – Engine mount and super charger – Checks and inspection procedures.

3. INSPECTIONS OF PISTON ENGINES 10
Symptoms of failure – Fault diagnostics – Case studies of different engine systems – l: Tools and equipment requirements for various checks and alignment during overhauling – Tools for inspection – Tools for safety and for visual inspection – Methods and instruments for non destructive testing techniques – Equipment for replacement of part and their repair. Engine testing: Engine testing procedures and schedule preparation – Online maintenance.




4. CLASSIFICATION OF JET ENGINE COMPONENTS 12
12 Types of jet engines – Principles of operation – Functions of components – Materials used – Details of starting and operating procedures – Gas turbine engine inspection & checks – Use of instruments for online maintenance – Special inspection procedures : Foreign Object Damage – Blade damage – etc.
Maintenance procedures of gas turbine engines – Trouble shooting and rectification procedures – Component maintenance procedures – Systems maintenance procedures.
Gas turbine testing procedures – test schedule preparation – Storage of Engines – Preservation and de-preservation procedures.

5. OVERHAUL PROCEDURES 10
Engine Overhaul procedures – Inspections and cleaning of components – Repairs schedules for overhaul – Balancing of Gas turbine components.
Trouble Shooting - Procedures for rectification – Condition monitoring of the engine on ground and at altitude – engine health monitoring and corrective methods.
TOTAL: 45
TEXT BOOK
1. KROES & WILD, “Aircraft Power plants”, 7th Edition – McGraw Hill, New York, 1994.

REFERENCES
1. TURBOMECA, “Gas Turbine Engines”, The English Book Store, New Delhi, 1993.
2. UNITED TECHNOLOGIES PRATT & WHITNEY, “The Aircraft Gas turbine Engine and its Operation”, (latest edition) The English Book Store, New Delhi.





AE1010 THEORY OF PLATES AND SHELLS 3 0 0 100

OBJECTIVE
To study the behaviour of the plates and shells with different geometry under various types of loads.

1. CLASSICAL PLATE THEORY 3
Classical Plate Theory – Assumptions – Differential Equation – Boundary Conditions.

2. PLATES OF VARIOUS SHADES 15
Navier’s Method of Solution for Simply Supported Rectangular Plates – Leavy’s Method of Solution for Rectangular Plates under Different Boundary Conditions. Governing Equation – Solution for Axi-symmetric loading – Annular Plates – Plates of other shapes.

3. EIGEN VALUE ANALYSIS 8
Stability and free Vibration Analysis of Rectangular Plates.

4. APPROXIMATE METHODS 10
Rayleigh – Ritz, Galerkin Methods– Finite Difference Method – Application to Rectangular Plates for Static, Free Vibration and Stability Analysis.

5. SHELLS 9
Basic Concepts of Shell Type of Structures – Membrane and Bending Theories for Circular Cylindrical Shells.
TOTAL : 45
TEXT BOOK
1. Timoshenko, S.P. Winowsky. S., and Kreger, “Theory of Plates and Shells”, McGraw-Hill Book Co. 1990.
REFERENCES
1. Flugge, W. “Stresses in Shells”, Springer – Verlag, 1985.
2. Timoshenko, S.P. and Gere, J.M., “Theory of Elastic Stability”, McGraw-Hill Book Co. 1986.

ME1011 COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS 3 0 0 100

OBJECTIVE
To study the flow of dynamic fluids by computational methods

1. FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS 10
Introduction - Basic Equations of Fluid Dynamics - Incompressible In viscid Flows: Source, vortex and doublet panel, methods - lifting flows over arbitrary bodies. Mathematical properties of Fluid Dynamics Equations -_ Elliptic, Parabolic and Hyperbolic equations - Well posed problems - discretization of partial Differential Equations -Transformations and grids - Explicit finite difference methods of subsonic, supersonic and viscous flows.

2. PANEL METHODS 7
Introduction – Source panel method – Vortex panel method – Applications.

3. DISCRETIZATION 8
Boundary layer Equations and methods of solution -Implicit time dependent methods for inviscid and viscous compressible flows - Concept of numerical dissipation --Stability properties of explicit and implicit methods - Conservative upwind discretization for Hyperbolic systems - Further advantages of upwind differencing.

4. FINITE ELEMENT TECHNIQUES 10
Finite Element Techniques in Computational Fluid Dyna­mics; introduction - Strong and Weak Formulations of a Boundary Value Problem - Strong formulation - Weighted Residual Formulation - Galerkin Formulation - Weak Formu­lation - Variational Formulation - Piecewise defined shape functions - Implementation of the FEM - The Solu­tion Procedure.


5. FINITE VOLUME TECHNIQUES 10
Finite Volume Techniques - Cell Centered Formulation - ~ Lax - Vendoroff Time Stepping - Runge - Kutta Time Stepping - Multi - stage Time Stepping - Accuracy -. Cell Vertex Formulation - Multistage Time Stepping - FDM -like Finite Volume Techniques - Central and Up-wind Type Discretizations - Treatment of Derivatives.
TOTAL: 45
TEXT BOOK
1. Fletcher, C.A.J., “Computational Techniques for Fluid Dynamics”, Vols. I and II, Springer - Verlag, Berlin, 1988.

REFERENCES
1. John F. Wendt (Editor), “Computational Fluid Dyna­mics - An Introduction”, Springer – Verlag, Berlin, 1992
2. Charles Hirsch, “Numerical Computation of Internal and External Flows”, Vols. I and II. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1988.
3. Klaus A Hoffmann and Steve T. Chiang. “Computational Fluid Dynamics for Engineers”, Vols. I & II Engineering Education System, P.O. Box 20078, W. Wichita, K.S., 67208 - 1078 USA, 1993.
4. Anderson, Jr.D., “Fundamentals of Aerodynamics”, McGraw-Hill, 2000.












AE1011 FATIGUE AND FRACTURE 3 0 0 100

OBJECTIVE
To study the concepts of estimation of the endurance and failure mechanism of components

1. FATIGUE OF STRUCTURES 7
S.N. curves - Endurance limits - Effect of mean stress, Goodman, Gerber and Soderberg relations and diagrams - Notches and stress concentrations - Neuber’s stress concentration factors - Plastic stress concentration factors - Notched S.N. curves.

2. STATISTICAL ASPECTS OF FATIGUE BEHAVIOUR 10
Low cycle and high cycle fatigue - Coffin - Manson’s relation - Transition life - cyclic strain hardening and softening - Analysis of load histories - Cycle counting techniques -Cumulative damage - Miner’s theory - Other theories.

3. PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF FATIGUE 10
Phase in fatigue life - Crack initiation - Crack growth - Final Fracture - Dislocations - fatigue fracture surfaces.
4. FRACTURE MECHANICS 10
Strength of cracked bodies - Potential energy and surface energy - Griffith’s theory - Irwin - Orwin extension of Griffith’s theory to ductile materials - stress analysis of cracked bodies - Effect of thickness on fracture toughness - stress intensity factors for typical geometries.
5. FATIGUE DESIGN ANDTESTINIG 8
Safe life and Fail-safe design philosophies - Importance of Fracture Mechanics in aerospace structures - Applica­tion to composite materials and structures.
TOTAL : 45
TEXT BOOKS
Prasanth Kumar – “Elements of fracture mechanics” – Wheeter publication, 1999.
Barrois W, Ripely, E.L., “Fatigue of aircraft structure”, Pe/gamon press. Oxford, 1983.

REFERENCES
1. Sin, C.G., “Mechanics of fracture” Vol. I, Sijthoff and w Noordhoff International Publishing Co., Netherlands, 1989.
2. Knott, J.F., “Fundamentals of Fracture Mechanics”, Buterworth & Co., Ltd., London, 1983



























AE1012 AIR TRANSPORTAION AND AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE 3 0 0 100

OBJECTIVE
To study the concepts of air transportation and the maintenance management of aircraft.

1. INTRODUCTION 8
Development of air transportation, comparison with other modes of transport – Role of IATA, ICAO – The general aviation industry airline – Factors affecting general aviation, use of aircraft, airport: airline management and organisation – levels of management, functions of management, Principles of organisation planning the organisation – chart, staff departments & line departments.

2. AIRLINE ECONOMICS 10
Forecasting – Fleet size, Fleet planning, the aircraft selection process, operating cost, passenger capacity, load factor etc. – Passenger fare and tariffs – Influence of geographical, economic & political factors on routes and route selection.
FLEET PLANNING: The aircraft selection process – Fleet commonality, factors affecting choice of fleet, route selection and Capitol acquisition – Valuation & Depreciation – Budgeting, Cost planning – Aircrew evaluation – Route analysis – Aircraft evaluation.

3. PRINCIPLES OF AIRLINES SCHEDULING 10
Equipment maintenance, Flight operations and crew scheduling, Ground operations and facility limitations, equipments and types of schedule – hub & spoke scheduling, advantages / disadvantages & preparing flight plans – Aircraft scheduling in line with aircraft maintenance practices.




4. AIRCRAFT RELIABILITY 9
Aircraft reliability – The maintenance schedule & its determinations – Condition monitoring maintenance – Extended range operations (EROPS) & ETOPS – Ageing aircraft maintenance production.

5. TECHNOLOGY IN AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE 8
Airlines scheduling (with reference to engineering) – Product support and spares – Maintenance sharing – Equipments and tools for aircraft maintenance – Aircraft weight control – Budgetary control.
On board maintenance systems – Engine monitoring – Turbine engine oil maintenance – Turbine engine vibration monitoring in aircraft – Life usage monitoring – Current capabilities of NDT – Helicopter maintenance – Future of aircraft maintenance.

TOTAL: 45
TEXT BOOKS
FEDRIC J.H., “Airport Management”, 2000.
C.H. FRIEND, “Aircraft Maintenance Management”, 2000.

REFERENCES
GENE KROPF, “Airline Procedures”.
WILSON & BRYON, “Air Transportation”.
PHILIP LOCKLIN D, “Economics of Transportation”.
“Indian Aircraft manual” – DGCA Pub.
ALEXANDER T WELLS, “Air Transportation”, Wadsworth Publishing Company, California, 1993.






AE1013 HELICOPTER MAINTENANCE 3 0 0 100

OBJECTIVE
To study the procedure adapted to the maintenance of helicopter.

1. HELICOPTER FUNDAMENTAL 5
Basic directions – Ground handling, bearing – Gears.

2. MAIN ROTOR SYSTEM 9
Head maintenance – blade alignment – Static main rotor balance – Vibration – Tracking – Span wise dynamic balance – Blade sweeping –Electronic balancing – Dampener maintenance – Counter weight adjustment – Auto rotation adjustments – Mast & Flight Control Rotor - Mast – Stabilizer, dampeners – Swash plate flight control systems collective – Cyclic – Push pull tubes – Torque tubes – Bell cranks – Mixer box – Gradient unit control boosts – Maintenance & Inspection control rigging.

3. MAIN ROTOR TRANSMISSIONS 12
Engine transmission coupling – Drive shaft – Maintenance clutch – Free wheeling units – Spray clutch – Roller unit – Torque meter – Rotor brake – Maintenance of these components – vibrations – Mounting systems – Transmissions.

4. POWER PLANTS & TAIL ROTORS 12
Fixed wing power plant modifications – Installation – Different type of power plant maintenance.
Tail rotor system – Servicing tail rotor track – System rigging.

5. AIRFRAMES AND RELATED SYSTEMS 7
Fuselage maintenance – Airframe Systems – Special purpose equipment.
TOTAL : 45

TEXT BOOK
1. JEPPESEN, “Helicopter Maintenance”, Jeppesons and Sons Inc., 2000.

REFERENCES
“Civil Aircraft Inspection Procedures”, Part I and II, CAA, English Book House, New Delhi, 1986.
LARRY REITHMIER, “Aircraft Repair Manual”, Palamar Books Marquette, 1992.





























AE1014 AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL AND AERODROME DESIGN 3 0 0 100

OBJECTIVE
To study the procedure of the formation of aerodrome and its design and air traffic control.
1. BASIC CONCEPTS 9
Objectives of ATS - Parts of ATC service – Scope and Provision of ATCs – VFR & IFR operations – Classification of ATS air spaces – Varies kinds of separation – Altimeter setting procedures – Establishment, designation and identification of units providing ATS – Division of responsibility of control.

2. AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES 9
Area control service, assignment of cruising levels minimum flight altitude ATS routes and significant points – RNAV and RNP – Vertical, lateral and longitudinal separations based on time / distance –ATC clearances – Flight plans – position report

3. FLIGHT INFORMATION ALERTING SERVICES, COORDINATION, EMERGENCY PROCEDURES AND RULES OF THE AIR 10
Radar service, Basic radar terminology – Identification procedures using primary / secondary radar – performance checks – use of radar in area and approach control services – assurance control and co-ordination between radar / non radar control – emergencies – Flight information and advisory service – Alerting service – Co-ordination and emergency procedures – Rules of the air.

4. AERODROME DATA, PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND OBSTACLE RESTRICTION 9
Aerodrome data - Basic terminology – Aerodrome reference code – Aerodrome reference point – Aerodrome elevation – Aerodrome reference temperature – Instrument runway, physical Characteristics; length of primary / secondary runway – Width of runways – Minimum distance between parallel runways etc. – obstacles restriction.

5. VISUAL AIDS FOR NAVIGATION, VISUAL AIDS FOR DENOTING OBSTACLES EMERGENCY AND OTHER SERVICES 8
Visual aids for navigation Wind direction indicator – Landing direction indicator – Location and characteristics of signal area – Markings, general requirements – Various markings – Lights, general requirements – Aerodrome beacon, identification beacon – Simple approach lighting system and various lighting systems – VASI & PAPI - Visual aids for denoting obstacles; object to be marked and lighter – Emergency and other services.
TOTAL : 45
TEXT BOOK
AIP (India) Vol. I & II, “The English Book Store”, 17-1, Connaught Circus, New Delhi.

REFERENCES
“Aircraft Manual (India) Volume I”, latest Edition – The English Book Store, 17-1, Connaught Circus, New Delhi.
“PANS – RAC – ICAO DOC 4444”, Latest Edition, The English Book Store, 17-1, Connaught Circus, New Delhi.














ME1020 ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT 3 0 0 100

Objective
Study of this subject provides an understanding of the scope of an entrepreneur, key areas of development, financial assistance by the institutions, methods of taxation and tax benefits, etc.

1. ENTREPRENEURSHIP 9
Entrepreneur – Types of Entrepreneurs – Difference between Entrepreneur and Intrapreneur – Entrepreneurship in Economic Growth, Factors Affecting Entrepreneurical Growth.

2. MOTIVATION 9
Major Motives Influencing an Entrepreneur – Achievement Motivation Training, self Rating, Business Game, Thematic Apperception Test – Stress management, Entrepreneurship Development Programs – Need, Objectives.

3. BUSINESS 9
Small Enterprises – Definition, Classification – Characteristics, Ownership Structures – Project Formulation – Steps involved in setting up a Business – identifying, selecting a Good Business opportunity, Market Survey and Research, Techno Economic Feasibility Assessment – Preparation of Preliminary Project Reports – Project Appraisal – Sources of Information – Classification of Needs and Agencies.

4. FINANCING AND ACCOUNTING 9
Need – Sources of Finance, Term Loans, Capital Structure, Financial Institution, management of working Capital, Costing, Break Even Analysis, Network Analysis Techniques of PERT/CPM – Taxation – Income Tax, Excise Duty – Sales Tax.

5. SUPPORT TO ENTREPRENEURS 9
Sickness in small Business – Concept, Magnitude, causes and consequences, Corrective Measures – Government Policy for Small Scale Enterprises – Growth Strategies in small industry – Expansion, Diversification, Joint Venture, Merger and Sub Contracting.

TOTAL: 45
TEXT BOOKS
S.S.KHANKA “Entrepreneurial Development” S.Chand & Co. Ltd. Ram Nagar New Delhi, 1999.
Hisrich R D and Peters M P, “Entrepreneurship” 5th Edition Tata McGraw-Hill, 2002.

REFERENCES
Rabindra N. Kanungo “Entrepreneurship and innovation”, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1998.
EDII “Faulty and External Experts – A Hand Book for New Entrepreneurs Publishers: Entrepreneurship Development” Institute of India, Ahmadabad, 1986.


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