B.E. Mechanical Engineering:Machine Tool Design

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

Machine Tool Design

Introduction to Machine Tools and Mechanisms: General principles of machine tool design, working and auxiliary motions, machine tool drives, hydraulic and mechanical transmission and its elements, general requirements of machine tool design, layout of machine tools. Regulation of Speed and Feed Rates: Purpose, stepped regulation of speed-design of speed box, machine tool drives using multiple speed motors, developing the gearing diagram, step-less regulation of speed and feed rates.

Machine Tool Structure: Functions and requirements, design criteria, materials used and their properties, static and dynamic stiffness, cross-sectional shapes used for machine tool structures and basic design procedure for the design of beds, columns and other structural elements, model techniques used in design, introduction to Finite Element Method (FEM).

Guide ways and Power Screws: Function and types, design considerations & procedure for slideways, design of power screws.

Spindles and Spindle Supports: Functions and requirements, materials, effect of machine tool compliance on machining accuracy, design of spindles, bearings design/selection. Control Systems: Functions, requirements and classification, control systems for speeds, feeds & auxiliary motions, manual control systems, automatic control systems, adaptive control systems, criteria and economic selection of machine tools, future trends in development of machine tools.

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