B.E. Mechanical Engineering:Industrial Automation

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

Typology Bachelor
Location Patiala
Duration 4 Years
  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Year: Semester I

Mathematics I
Engineering graphics
Computer Programming
Solid Mechanics
Communication Skills

First Year: Semester-II

Mathematics II
Manufacturing Process
Electrical and Electronic Science
Organizational Behavior

Second Year- Semester - I

Numerical and Statistical Methods
Fluid Mechanics
Material Science and Engineering
Kinematics of Machines
Machine Drawing
Mechanics of Deformable Bodies
Environmental Studies

Second Year- Semester – II

Optimization Techniques
Measurement Science and Techniques
Power Generation and Economics
Machine Design – I
Dynamics of Machines
Computer Aided Design
Human Values, Ethics and IPR
Measurement and Metrology Lab

Third Year- Semester – I

Manufacturing Technology
Applied Thermodynamics
Industrial Metallurgy and Materials
Machine Design – II
Industrial Engineering
Total Quality Management
Summer Training(6 Weeks during summer vacations after 2nd year)

Third Year- Semester – II

Project Semester
Industrial Training (6 Weeks )

Fourth Year- Semester – I

Machining Science
Heat and Mass Transfer
Automobile Engineering
Computer Aided Manufacturing
Production Planning and Control
Mechanical Vibrations and Condition Monitoring

Fourth Year- Semester – II

Engineering Economics
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Industrial Automation

`Introduction: Concept and scope of industrial automation, Socio-economic considerations. Fluid Power Control: Fluid Power Control elements and standard graphical symbols for them, Construction and performance of fluid power generators, Hydraulic & pneumatic cylinders - construction, design and mounting, Hydraulic & pneumatic valves for pressure, flow & direction control, Servo valves and simple servo systems with mechanical feedback, Simple hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.

Pneumatic Logic Circuits: Boolean Algebra, Truth tables, Un-complementation algorithm and Karnaugh Maps, Design of pneumatic logic circuits for a given time displacement diagram or sequence of operation.

High Volume Production Systems: Transfer devices & feeder, classification, construction & application, Automated flow lines, analysis of automated flow lines for reliability and efficiency, assembly systems.

Mechatronics: Mechanical system interfacing, Simple mechatronic devices: Stepping motors, DC motors, Analog / digital conversion.

Laboratory: Exercise on basic Pneumatic circuits, control of single acting & double acting cylinders, Speed control of Pneumatic cylinders- inlet pressure & exhaust control, air-bleed control, Use of HYDRAUSIM, Designing of combinational/ sequential pneumatic logic circuits, Motion Control using servomotor drive with PC interface.

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