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PRODUCTION ENGINEERING:
Module I : General Knowledge and Current Affairs
- Salient Features of Indian Constitution
- Salient features of the Constitution – Preamble- Its significance and its place in the
- interpretation of the Constitution.
- Fundamental Rights – Directive Principles of State Policy – Relation between
- Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles – Fundamental Duties.
- Executive – Legislature – Judiciary – Both at Union and State Level. – Other
- Constitutional Authorities.
- Centre-State Relations – Legislative – Administrative and Financial.
- Services under the Union and the States.
- Emergency Provisions.
- Amendment Provisions of the Constitution.
Social Welfare Legislations and Programmes
Social Service Legislations like Right to Information Act, Prevention of atrocities against Women & Children, Food Security Act, Environmental Acts etc. and Social Welfare Programmes like Employment Guarantee Programme, Organ and Blood Donation etc.
RENAISSANCE IN KERALA
Towards A New Society
Introduction to English education – various missionary organisations and their functioning- founding of educational institutions, factories.printing press etc.
Efforts To Reform The Society
(A) Socio-Religious reform Movements
SNDP Yogam, Nair Service Society, Yogakshema Sabha, Sadhu Jana Paripalana Sangham, Vaala Samudaya Parishkarani Sabha, Samathwa Samajam, Islam Dharma Paripalana Sangham, Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Sabha, Sahodara Prasthanam etc.
(B) Struggles and Social Revolts
Upper cloth revolts.Channar agitation, Vaikom Sathyagraha, Guruvayoor Sathyagraha, Paliyam Sathyagraha. Kuttamkulam Sathyagraha, Temple Entry Proclamation, Temple Entry Act .Malyalee Memorial, Ezhava Memorial etc. Malabar riots, Civil Disobedience Movement, Abstention movement etc.
Role Of Press In Renaissance
Malayalee, Swadeshabhimani, Vivekodayam, Mithavadi, Swaraj, Malayala Manorama, Bhashaposhini, Mathnubhoomi, Kerala Kaumudi, Samadarsi, Kesari, AIAmeen, Prabhatham, Yukthivadi, etc
Awakening Through Literature
Novel, Drama, Poetry, Purogamana Sahithya Prasthanam, Nataka Prashtanam, Library movement etc
Women And Social Change
Parvathi Nenmenimangalam, Arya Pallam, A V Kuttimalu Amma, Lalitha Prabhu.Akkamma Cheriyan, Anna Chandi, Lalithambika Antharjanam and others
Leaders Of Renaissance
Thycaud Ayya Vaikundar, Sree Narayana Guru, Ayyan Kali.Chattampi Swamikal, Brahmananda Sivayogi, Vagbhadananda, Poikayil Yohannan(Kumara Guru) Dr Palpu, Palakkunnath Abraham Malpan, Mampuram Thangal, Sahodaran Ayyappan, Pandit K P Karuppan, Pampadi John Joseph, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V T Bhattathirippad, Vakkom Abdul Khadar Maulavi, Makthi Thangal, Blessed Elias Kuriakose Chaavra, Barrister G P Pillai, TK Madhavan, Moorkoth Kumaran, C.
Krishnan, K P Kesava Menon, Dr.Ayyathan Gopalan, C V Kunjuraman, Kuroor Neelakantan Namboothiripad, Velukkutty Arayan, K P Vellon, P K Chathan Master, K Kelappan, P. Krishna Pillai, A K Gopalan, T R Krishnaswami Iyer, C Kesavan. Swami Ananda Theerthan , M C Joseph, Kuttippuzha Krishnapillai and others
Literary Figures
Kodungallur Kunhikkuttan Thampuran, KeralaVarma Valiyakoyi Thampuran, Kandathil Varghese Mappila. Kumaran Asan, Vallathol Narayana Menon, Ulloor S Parameswara Iyer, G Sankara Kurup, Changampuzha Krishna Pillai, Chandu Menon, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer. Kesav Dev, Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, Ponkunnam Varky, S K Pottakkad and others
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE AND CURRENT AFFAIRS
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Module II :
a) MATHEMATICS (ENGINEERING)
Matrices: Rank, systems of linear equations, consistency, eigen values, eigen vectors, Cayley Hamilton Theorem, diagonalisation, linear dependence and independence of vectors.
Partial Differentiation: Partial derivatives, Euler’s theorem on homogeneous functions, total derivatives, Jacobians, Taylor’s series (one and two variables) – Maxima and minima of functions of two variables – Lagrange’ s method.
Vector Differentiation: Scalar and vector functions, differentiation of vector functions – velocity and acceleration – scalar and vector fields – operator – Gradient – Directional derivative – Divergence – Curl – irrotational and solenoidal fields – scalar potential.
Laplace Transforms: Transforms of elementary functions, shifting property – inverse transforms – transforms of derivatives and integrals – transform of functions multiplied by t and divided by t – convolution theorem, solution of ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients using Laplace transforms. Ordinary Differential Equations: First Order ordinary differential equations, systems of linear first order ordinary differential equations, linear ordinary differential equations of higher order with constant coefficients, linear second order ordinary differential equations with variable coefficients (Cauchy and Legendre equations), Method of Laplace transforms for solving ordinary differential equations.
Complex Analysis: Analytic functions, conformal mappings, bilinear transformations, complex integration, Cauchy’s integral theorem and formula, Taylor and Laurent’s series, residue theorem.
Fourier Series: Fourier series of periodic functions of period 2 π and 2 ℓ, odd and
even functions, Half range expansions.
b) BASIC CIVIL ENGINEEERING
Mechanics – statistics – Coplanar forces – conditions of equilibrium. Support reactions – Simply supported and overhanging beams. Friction – Laws of friction –applications. Centre of gravity and moment of inertia of plane areas. Dynamics – rectilinear motion – Newton’s laws of motion – curvilinear motion.
Building materials – common building materials – stone, brick, cement, steel, aggregate, concrete, timber – properties, IS specification. Building construction – types and functions of the following structural components of buildings – foundations and superstructure.
Surveying – principle of surveying – linear measurements using chain – levelling work – reduction of levels.
c) BASIC MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Zeroth, first and second laws of thermodynamics, CI and SI Engines, properties of steam. Centrifugal and reciprocating pumps, hydraulic turbines, refrigeration and air conditioning, hydro-electric, thermal and nuclear power plants, mechanical power transmission systems such as belt, rope, chain and gear, manufacturing process – casting, forging, rolling, brazing, soldering, and welding, machining process – turning, shaping, drilling, grinding and milling. Conic sections and miscellaneous curves, orthographic, isometric and perspective projections.
Module III :
a) BASIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s laws – solution of series and parallel circuits with dc excitation.
Magnetic circuits: MMF, field strength, flux density, reluctance, electromagnetic induction, Faraday’s laws, Lenz’s law, statically and dynamically induced emfs, self and mutual induction, co-efficient of coupling.
Principle of generation of alternating current – waveforms – frequency, period, average and rms values, form factor.
Generation of 3 phase ac voltage, star and delta connections, voltage & current relationships in star and delta (balanced system only).
Principle of operation of dc motor & generator, single phase transformer and three phase induction motor.
Types of lamps, necessity of earthing.
b) BASIC ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
Devices – working principle of PN junction, Zener diode and BJT.
Systems – Rectifiers : Half wave, Full wave and Bridge. Filters: Capacitors and Inductors.
Amplifiers & Oscillators – Common Emitter RC coupled amplifier and its frequency response. Principles of Wein-bridge oscillator. Op-amps: Basics, inverting and noninverting amplifier.
Communication – Need for modulation, principles of AM and FM.
Measurements – Working principles of CRO and Multimeter.
c) BASIC COMPUTER SCIENCE
Functional units of a computer.
Programming in C – control structures, functions.
Module IV :
Foundry: Mould materials, types of moulds, pattern making, allowances, types of casting processes – solidifications, casting defects and testing.
Metal Joining Processes: Classifications – arc, gas, pressure and special types like ESW, EBW, LPW and welding of dissimilar materials – testing of welding joints – welding process variables.
Forming Processes: Theory of stress and strain, various press working operations – forging, rolling, extrusion, drawing, explosive and hydraulic forming, bending, shearing and spinning.
Module V :
Types of cutting tools, tool geometry, cutting processes, types of chips, machinability, tool life, tool wear, cutting fluids, calculation of cutting force.
Basics of machine tools like, lathe, shaper, milling, drilling, grinding, boring and finishing operations.
Un-conventional machining – parameters and materials of tool and work – types like EDM, ECM, CHM, USM, LBM, EBM and PAM.
Classification of tool materials and properties – crystal structures – phase diagrams – powder metallurgy – process, characteristics, merits and applications.
Module VI :
Basics of NC, CNC and DNC – types and elements – FMS – CIM – drives, controls, sensors, feedback devices, ACC and ACO – basics of RP – manual and computer aided part programming – Group technology – Industrial automation.
Module VII :
Theory and concepts of kinematics and mechanisms – governors – gears and gear trains – cams – velocity and acceleration analysis – balancing – vibration.
Machine element design theory – tool design – Degree of freedom, types of locaters and clamping – jig and fixtures – design of dies.
Concept and theory of accuracy, precision, sensitivity, calibration – standards – linear and angular measuring instruments – measurement of flow, temperature, pressure, force and velocity – limits, fits and tolerance – surface finish / roughness measurements – transducers and strain gauges.
Module VIII :
Functions of management, decision making, authority, responsibility, span of control – types of organizations – plant layout – principles of material handling – concept of ERP – PPC – product design and development – maintenance and replacement of equipments.
Work study and method study – wages and incentives – industrial psychology – work measurement.
Process charts and control charts – inventory management – TQM, ISO, six sigma – LP models – transportation and assignment problems, networking techniques.
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Electronics and Communication / Applied Electronics & Instrumentation:
Module I : General Knowledge and Current Affairs
- Salient Features of Indian Constitution
- Salient features of the Constitution – Preamble- Its significance and its place in the
- interpretation of the Constitution.
- Fundamental Rights – Directive Principles of State Policy – Relation between
- Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles – Fundamental Duties.
- Executive – Legislature – Judiciary – Both at Union and State Level. – Other
- Constitutional Authorities.
- Centre-State Relations – Legislative – Administrative and Financial.
- Services under the Union and the States.
- Emergency Provisions.
- Amendment Provisions of the Constitution.
Social Welfare Legislations and Programmes
Social Service Legislations like Right to Information Act, Prevention of atrocities against Women & Children, Food Security Act, Environmental Acts etc. and Social Welfare Programmes like Employment Guarantee Programme, Organ and Blood Donation etc.
RENAISSANCE IN KERALA
Towards A New Society
Introduction to English education – various missionary organisations and their functioning- founding of educational institutions, factories.printing press etc.
Efforts To Reform The Society
(A) Socio-Religious reform Movements
SNDP Yogam, Nair Service Society, Yogakshema Sabha, Sadhu Jana Paripalana Sangham, Vaala Samudaya Parishkarani Sabha, Samathwa Samajam, Islam Dharma Paripalana Sangham, Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Sabha, Sahodara Prasthanam etc.
(B) Struggles and Social Revolts
Upper cloth revolts.Channar agitation, Vaikom Sathyagraha, Guruvayoor Sathyagraha, Paliyam Sathyagraha. Kuttamkulam Sathyagraha, Temple Entry Proclamation, Temple Entry Act .Malyalee Memorial, Ezhava Memorial etc. Malabar riots, Civil Disobedience Movement, Abstention movement etc.
Role Of Press In Renaissance
Malayalee, Swadeshabhimani, Vivekodayam, Mithavadi, Swaraj, Malayala Manorama, Bhashaposhini, Mathnubhoomi, Kerala Kaumudi, Samadarsi, Kesari, AIAmeen, Prabhatham, Yukthivadi, etc
Awakening Through Literature
Novel, Drama, Poetry, Purogamana Sahithya Prasthanam, Nataka Prashtanam,Library movement etc
Women And Social Change
Parvathi Nenmenimangalam, Arya Pallam, A V Kuttimalu Amma, Lalitha Prabhu.Akkamma Cheriyan, Anna Chandi, Lalithambika Antharjanam and others
Leaders Of Renaissance
Thycaud Ayya Vaikundar, Sree Narayana Guru, Ayyan Kali.Chattampi Swamikal, Brahmananda Sivayogi, Vagbhadananda, Poikayil Yohannan(Kumara Guru) Dr Palpu, Palakkunnath Abraham Malpan, Mampuram Thangal, Sahodaran Ayyappan, Pandit K P Karuppan, Pampadi John Joseph, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V T Bhattathirippad, Vakkom Abdul Khadar Maulavi, Makthi Thangal, Blessed Elias Kuriakose Chaavra, Barrister G P Pillai, TK Madhavan, Moorkoth Kumaran, C.
Krishnan, K P Kesava Menon, Dr.Ayyathan Gopalan, C V Kunjuraman, Kuroor Neelakantan Namboothiripad, Velukkutty Arayan, K P Vellon, P K Chathan Master, K Kelappan, P. Krishna Pillai, A K Gopalan, T R Krishnaswami Iyer, C Kesavan. Swami Ananda Theerthan , M C Joseph, Kuttippuzha Krishnapillai and others
Literary Figures
Kodungallur Kunhikkuttan Thampuran, KeralaVarma Valiyakoyi Thampuran, Kandathil Varghese Mappila. Kumaran Asan, Vallathol Narayana Menon, Ulloor S Parameswara Iyer, G Sankara Kurup, Changampuzha Krishna Pillai, Chandu Menon, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer. Kesav Dev, Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, Ponkunnam Varky, S K Pottakkad and others
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE AND CURRENT AFFAIRS
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Module II :
a) MATHEMATICS (ENGINEERING)
Matrices: Rank, systems of linear equations, consistency, eigen values, eigen vectors, Cayley Hamilton Theorem, diagonalisation, linear dependence and independence of vectors.
Partial Differentiation: Partial derivatives, Euler’s theorem on homogeneous functions, total derivatives, Jacobians, Taylor’s series (one and two variables) – Maxima and minima of functions of two variables – Lagrange’ s method.
Vector Differentiation: Scalar and vector functions, differentiation of vector functions – velocity and acceleration – scalar and vector fields – operator – Gradient – Directional derivative – Divergence – Curl – irrotational and solenoidal fields – scalar potential.
Laplace Transforms: Transforms of elementary functions, shifting property – inverse transforms – transforms of derivatives and integrals – transform of functions multiplied by t and divided by t – convolution theorem, solution of ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients using Laplace transforms. Ordinary Differential Equations: First Order ordinary differential equations, systems of linear first order ordinary differential equations, linear ordinary differential equations of higher order with constant coefficients, linear second order ordinary differential equations with variable coefficients (Cauchy and Legendre equations), Method of Laplace transforms for solving ordinary differential equations.
Complex Analysis: Analytic functions, conformal mappings, bilinear transformations, complex integration, Cauchy’s integral theorem and formula, Taylor and Laurent’s series, residue theorem.
Fourier Series: Fourier series of periodic functions of period 2 π and 2 ℓ, odd and
even functions, Half range expansions.
b) BASIC CIVIL ENGINEEERING
Mechanics – statistics – Coplanar forces – conditions of equilibrium. Support reactions – Simply supported and overhanging beams. Friction – Laws of friction –applications. Centre of gravity and moment of inertia of plane areas. Dynamics – rectilinear motion – Newton’s laws of motion – curvilinear motion.
Building materials – common building materials – stone, brick, cement, steel, aggregate, concrete, timber – properties, IS specification. Building construction – types and functions of the following structural components of buildings – foundations and superstructure.
Surveying – principle of surveying – linear measurements using chain – levelling
work – reduction of levels.
c) BASIC MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Zeroth, first and second laws of thermodynamics, CI and SI Engines, properties of steam. Centrifugal and reciprocating pumps, hydraulic turbines, refrigeration and air conditioning, hydro-electric, thermal and nuclear power plants, mechanical power transmission systems such as belt, rope, chain and gear, manufacturing process – casting, forging, rolling, brazing, soldering, and welding, machining process – turning, shaping, drilling, grinding and milling. Conic sections and miscellaneous curves, orthographic, isometric and perspective projections.
Module III :
a) BASIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s laws – solution of series and parallel circuits with dc excitation.
Magnetic circuits: MMF, field strength, flux density, reluctance, electromagnetic induction, Faraday’s laws, Lenz’s law, statically and dynamically induced emfs, self and mutual induction, co-efficient of coupling.
Principle of generation of alternating current – waveforms – frequency, period, average and rms values, form factor.
Generation of 3 phase ac voltage, star and delta connections, voltage & current relationships in star and delta (balanced system only).
Principle of operation of dc motor & generator, single phase transformer and three phase induction motor.
Types of lamps, necessity of earthing.
b) BASIC ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
Devices – working principle of PN junction, Zener diode and BJT.
Systems – Rectifiers : Half wave, Full wave and Bridge. Filters: Capacitors and Inductors.
Amplifiers & Oscillators – Common Emitter RC coupled amplifier and its frequency response. Principles of Wein-bridge oscillator. Op-amps: Basics, inverting and noninverting amplifier.
Communication – Need for modulation, principles of AM and FM.
Measurements – Working principles of CRO and Multimeter.
c) BASIC COMPUTER SCIENCE
Functional units of a computer.
Programming in C – control structures, functions.
Module IV : Networks and Devices
Network theorems: superposition, Thevenin and Norton’s maximum power transfer, time domain analysis of simple RC, RL and RLC circuits, solution of network equations using Laplace transform: frequency domain analysis of RL, RC and RLC circuits, 2-port network parameters: driving point and transfer functions.
Electronic Devices: Energy bands in silicon, carrier transport in silicon, diffusion current, drift current, mobility and resistivity, generation and recombination of carriers, working principles of p-n junction diode, Zener diode, tunnel diode, BJT, JFET, MOSFET, LED and photo diode.
Module V : Analog and Digital Circuits
Simple diode circuits: clipping & clamping, biasing and bias stability of BJTs and MOSFETs, small signal equivalent circuits of BJTs and MOSFETs. Amplifiers: single stage, differential, feedback and power. Frequency response of amplifiers. Opamp circuits: Inverting, non-inverting, Integrator and Comparator. Sinusoidal Oscillators: criterion for oscillation, single transistor and op-amp configurations.
Boolean algebra, minimization of Boolean functions, logic gates, combinational Circuits: arithmetic circuits, code converters, multiplexers and decoders, sequential circuits: latches and flip-flops, counters and shift registers, ADCs and DACs, microprocessor (8085): architecture and programming.
Module VI : Signals and Systems
Introduction to signals and systems, Linear Time-invariant (LTI systems): definitions and properties, causality, stability, impulse response and convolution, continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier series, continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier Transform Z-transform: definition, properties and inverse, stability analysis using pole-zero plot, difference equation solution using unilateral Z-transform, DFT and its properties, FFT: radix 2 and composite radix algorithm, sampling theorem, realization of IIR and FIR structures – parallel and cascade structure, frequency response, group delay and phase delay, signal transmission through LTI systems.
Module VII : Electromagnetics and Control Systems
Elements of vector calculus: divergence and curl, Gauss and Stokes theorems, Maxwell’s equations, differential and integral forms, wave equation, Poynting vector, Plane waves: propagation through various media, reflection and refraction, phase and group velocity and skin depth, Transmission lines: characteristic impedance, impedance transformation. Waveguides: modes in rectangular waveguides, boundary conditions, cut-off frequencies and dispersion relations, basics of propagation in dielectric waveguide and optical fibres, basics of Antennas: Dipole antennas, radiation pattern, antenna gain.
Introduction to control systems, signal flow graphs and their use in determining transfer functions of systems, transient and steady state analysis of LTI control systems and frequency response, tools and techniques for LTI control system analysis: root loci, Routh-Hurwitz criterion, Bode and Nyquist plots.
Module VIII : Communication and Instrumentation
Analog communication systems: amplitude and angle modulation and demodulation systems, superheterodyne receivers, signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). Digital communication systems: pulse code modulation (PCM), differential pulse code modulation (DPCM), digital modulation schemes: amplitude, phase and frequency shift keying schemes, matched filter receivers, fundamentals of information theory and channel capacity theorem, random signals and noise: probability, random variables, probability density function, autocorrelation, power spectral density. Static and dynamic characteristics of Measurement systems: Measurement of displacement, velocity and acceleration, force, basics of fiber optics, biomedical instruments, EEG, ECG and EMG, Clinical measurements, ultrasonic transd
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Electrical and Electronics Engineering:
Module I : General Knowledge and Current Affairs
- Salient Features of Indian Constitution
- Salient features of the Constitution – Preamble- Its significance and its place in the
- interpretation of the Constitution.
- Fundamental Rights – Directive Principles of State Policy – Relation between
- Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles – Fundamental Duties.
- Executive – Legislature – Judiciary – Both at Union and State Level. – Other
- Constitutional Authorities.
- Centre-State Relations – Legislative – Administrative and Financial.
- Services under the Union and the States.
- Emergency Provisions.
- Amendment Provisions of the Constitution.
Social Welfare Legislations and Programmes
Social Service Legislations like Right to Information Act, Prevention of atrocities against Women & Children, Food Security Act, Environmental Acts etc. and Social Welfare Programmes like Employment Guarantee Programme, Organ and Blood Donation etc.
RENAISSANCE IN KERALA
Towards A New Society
Introduction to English education – various missionary organisations and their functioning- founding of educational institutions, factories.printing press etc.
Efforts To Reform The Society
(A) Socio-Religious reform Movements
SNDP Yogam, Nair Service Society, Yogakshema Sabha, Sadhu Jana Paripalana Sangham, Vaala Samudaya Parishkarani Sabha, Samathwa Samajam, Islam Dharma Paripalana Sangham, Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Sabha, Sahodara Prasthanam etc.
(B) Struggles and Social Revolts
Upper cloth revolts.Channar agitation, Vaikom Sathyagraha, Guruvayoor Sathyagraha, Paliyam Sathyagraha. Kuttamkulam Sathyagraha, Temple Entry Proclamation, Temple Entry Act .Malyalee Memorial, Ezhava Memorial etc. Malabar riots, Civil Disobedience Movement, Abstention movement etc.
Role Of Press In Renaissance
Malayalee, Swadeshabhimani, Vivekodayam, Mithavadi, Swaraj, Malayala Manorama, Bhashaposhini, Mathnubhoomi, Kerala Kaumudi, Samadarsi, Kesari, AIAmeen, Prabhatham, Yukthivadi, etc
Awakening Through Literature
Novel, Drama, Poetry, Purogamana Sahithya Prasthanam, Nataka Prashtanam, Library movement etc
Women And Social Change
Parvathi Nenmenimangalam, Arya Pallam, A V Kuttimalu Amma, Lalitha Prabhu.Akkamma Cheriyan, Anna Chandi, Lalithambika Antharjanam and others
Leaders Of Renaissance
Thycaud Ayya Vaikundar, Sree Narayana Guru, Ayyan Kali.Chattampi Swamikal, Brahmananda Sivayogi, Vagbhadananda, Poikayil Yohannan(Kumara Guru) Dr Palpu, Palakkunnath Abraham Malpan, Mampuram Thangal, Sahodaran Ayyappan, Pandit K P Karuppan, Pampadi John Joseph, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V T Bhattathirippad, Vakkom Abdul Khadar Maulavi, Makthi Thangal, Blessed Elias Kuriakose Chaavra, Barrister G P Pillai, TK Madhavan, Moorkoth Kumaran, C.
Krishnan, K P Kesava Menon, Dr.Ayyathan Gopalan, C V Kunjuraman, Kuroor Neelakantan Namboothiripad, Velukkutty Arayan, K P Vellon, P K Chathan Master, K Kelappan, P. Krishna Pillai, A K Gopalan, T R Krishnaswami Iyer, C Kesavan. Swami Ananda Theerthan , M C Joseph, Kuttippuzha Krishnapillai and others
Literary Figures
Kodungallur Kunhikkuttan Thampuran, KeralaVarma Valiyakoyi Thampuran, Kandathil Varghese Mappila. Kumaran Asan, Vallathol Narayana Menon, Ulloor S Parameswara Iyer, G Sankara Kurup, Changampuzha Krishna Pillai, Chandu Menon, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer. Kesav Dev, Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, Ponkunnam Varky, S K Pottakkad and others
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE AND CURRENT AFFAIRS
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Module II :
a) MATHEMATICS (ENGINEERING)
Matrices: Rank, systems of linear equations, consistency, eigen values, eigen vectors, Cayley Hamilton Theorem, diagonalisation, linear dependence and independence of vectors.
Partial Differentiation: Partial derivatives, Euler’s theorem on homogeneous functions, total derivatives, Jacobians, Taylor’s series (one and two variables) – Maxima and minima of functions of two variables – Lagrange’ s method.
Vector Differentiation: Scalar and vector functions, differentiation of vector functions – velocity and acceleration – scalar and vector fields – operator – Gradient – Directional derivative – Divergence – Curl – irrotational and solenoidal fields – scalar potential.
Laplace Transforms: Transforms of elementary functions, shifting property – inverse transforms – transforms of derivatives and integrals – transform of functions multiplied by t and divided by t – convolution theorem, solution of ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients using Laplace transforms. Ordinary Differential Equations: First Order ordinary differential equations, systems of linear first order ordinary differential equations, linear ordinary differential equations of higher order with constant coefficients, linear second order ordinary differential equations with variable coefficients (Cauchy and Legendre equations), Method of Laplace transforms for solving ordinary differential equations.
Complex Analysis: Analytic functions, conformal mappings, bilinear transformations, complex integration, Cauchy’s integral theorem and formula, Taylor and Laurent’s series, residue theorem.
Fourier Series: Fourier series of periodic functions of period 2 π and 2 ℓ, odd and
even functions, Half range expansions.
b) BASIC CIVIL ENGINEEERING
Mechanics – statistics – Coplanar forces – conditions of equilibrium. Support reactions – Simply supported and overhanging beams. Friction – Laws of friction –applications. Centre of gravity and moment of inertia of plane areas. Dynamics – rectilinear motion – Newton’s laws of motion – curvilinear motion.
Building materials – common building materials – stone, brick, cement, steel, aggregate, concrete, timber – properties, IS specification. Building construction – types and functions of the following structural components of buildings – foundations and superstructure.
Surveying – principle of surveying – linear measurements using chain – levelling work – reduction of levels.
c) BASIC MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Zeroth, first and second laws of thermodynamics, CI and SI Engines, properties of steam. Centrifugal and reciprocating pumps, hydraulic turbines, refrigeration and air conditioning, hydro-electric, thermal and nuclear power plants, mechanical power transmission systems such as belt, rope, chain and gear, manufacturing process – casting, forging, rolling, brazing, soldering, and welding, machining process – turning, shaping, drilling, grinding and milling. Conic sections and miscellaneous curves, orthographic, isometric and perspective projections.
Module III :
a) BASIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s laws – solution of series and parallel circuits with dc excitation.
Magnetic circuits: MMF, field strength, flux density, reluctance, electromagnetic induction, Faraday’s laws, Lenz’s law, statically and dynamically induced emfs, self and mutual induction, co-efficient of coupling.
Principle of generation of alternating current – waveforms – frequency, period, average and rms values, form factor.
Generation of 3 phase ac voltage, star and delta connections, voltage & current relationships in star and delta (balanced system only).
Principle of operation of dc motor & generator, single phase transformer and three phase induction motor.
Types of lamps, necessity of earthing.
b) BASIC ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
Devices – working principle of PN junction, Zener diode and BJT.
Systems – Rectifiers : Half wave, Full wave and Bridge. Filters: Capacitors and Inductors.
Amplifiers & Oscillators – Common Emitter RC coupled amplifier and its frequency response. Principles of Wein-bridge oscillator. Op-amps: Basics, inverting and noninverting amplifier.
Communication – Need for modulation, principles of AM and FM.
Measurements – Working principles of CRO and Multimeter.
c) BASIC COMPUTER SCIENCE
Functional units of a computer.
Programming in C – control structures, functions.
Module IV : Electronic Circuits and Field Theory
Node and Mesh analysis, transient response of dc and ac networks, sinusoidal steady state analysis, resonance, two port network, independent and dependent voltage and current sources, coupled circuits, tuned coupled circuits, Network theorems – superposition, reciprocity, substitution, compensation, Thevenin, Norton, Millman, Telligen and Maximum power transfer theorems. Analysis of Three phase circuits, symmetrical components, graph theory – analysis of network using cut-set and tri-set.
Filters constant – K low pass, high pass and band-pass filters – m derived, low pass, high pass and band pass filters.
Gauss’s law and applications, electric field, electric potential, electric field lines, electric dipoles, potential gradient, conductors, dielectrics, capacitance, polarisation, method of images, dielectric strength, Biot-Savart’s law, Ampere’s circuital law, Stoke’s theorem, scalar and vector magnetic potential, force between current carrying wires, Maxwell’s equation – wave equation – Poynting theorem.
Module V : Electrical Machines
Single phase Transformer – leakage reactance, equivalent circuit, losses and efficiency, voltage regulation, OC, SC and Sumpner’s tests, Distribution transformer, all day efficiency, autotransformer – saving of copper three phase transformer – connections, vector groupings, parallel operation.
DC machines – Types of excitation, constructional features.
DC generator – Emf equation, armature reaction & commutation, characteristics, voltage build up, applications.
DC motor – Torque equation, characteristics of shunt, series & compound motors,necessity & types of starters, speed control, applications, Swinburne’s test, Hopkinson’s test.
Synchronous machines: – constructional features, winding factor.
Alternator: Types, synchronous reactance, voltage regulation, emf and mmf methods, short circuit ratio, Two reaction theory, alternator on infinite bus, power angle characteristics, parallel operation, effect of variation of power input & excitation. Synchronous motor – principle of operation, methods of starting, hunting & its reduction.
Three phase induction motor – constructional features, types, slip rotor frequency, power flow, Torque – slip curve, effect of rotor resistance, starting methods, speed control.
Single phase induction motor – double field revolving theory, starting methods.
Basic concepts of ac and dc drives.
Module VI : Power Systems
Conventional and non-conventional systems of power generation, power plant economics, load factor, demand factor, diversity factor, Transmission line parameters – T and ∏ models GMD and GMR, ABCD constants, overload lines – arrangement of conductors – sag, economic span, choice of transmission voltage, types of insulators, string efficiency, distribution systems – types, comparison of DC and AC single phase and 3 phase systems.
One line diagrams per unit quantities, formation of Y bus and Z Bus. Load flow studies – Gauss – Seidal, Newton Raphson and Fast decoupled load flow methods. Faults on power systems – LG, LL, LLG and 3 phase faults. Fault analysis using Z Bus. Power system stability, steady state transient and dynamic stability, equal area criterion, swing curve.
Protective relays: types and operation, protective zones, different protection schemes. Circuit Breakers – types and operations, selection of circuit breakers, calculation of fault KVA, protection against lightning and overvoltages.
Electric traction – speed – time curves – mechanics
Electric heating – Advantages, types and applications.
Principles of PMMC, moving iron, and electrodynamometer type instruments, error analysis, measurement of voltage, current, power energy and power factor, induction type watt-hour meter, DC bridges and AC bridges, magnetic measurements, Instrument transformers, digital voltmeters and multimeters, digital measurements of frequency, phase angle, time interval.
Electronic energy meter, high voltage measurements, oscilloscopes, Data acquisition systems, Transducers for temperature, flow and pressure.
Module VII : Control Systems
Open loop and closed loop system: Transfer function, force-voltage & force-current analogy, block diagrams, signal flow graphs – Mason’s gain formula – characteristic equation, time domain analysis – transient & steady state responses – time domain specifications & steady state error.
Concept of stability – Routh’s stability criterion – Root locus – effect of addition of poles and zeros.
Frequency domain analysis – Nyquist & Bode plots, gain margins and phase margin, lag, lead and lag-lead compensators and their design using Bode plot.
State space analysis of system: State space models, state transition matrix, relationship between state equations and transfer function, controllability and observability.
Nonlinear system: – characteristics, types of non-linearities, describing functions analysis – concept, singular points – focus, centre, node and saddle points – limit cycle.
Types of signals and systems, sampling process, sampling theorem, convolution of discrete time signals, analysis of LTI systems using Z transforms. DFT and FFT, Types of digital filters.
Module VIII : Electronics
BJT and FET amplifiers – biasing circuits, types of amplifiers, low frequency and high frequency considerations. Oscillators and feedback amplifiers, operational amplifier circuits and applications – simple active filters. VCO’s and timers. Voltage regulators using linear IC’s, combinational and sequential logic circuits – flip flops, counters, shift registers, TTL & CMOS logic families, memories – ROM, PROM,
EPROM & RAM.
Schmitt trigger, multivibrators, sample and hold circuits, A to D and D to A converters, 8 bit and 16 bit microprocessor basics, architecture, programming and interfacing.
Thyristors, triacs, GTO’s MOSFETS & IGBTS – principles of operation, triggering circuits, phase control rectifiers, bridge converters – fully controlled and half controlled, Inverters and choppers.
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Computer Science & Engineering / Information Technology
Module I : General Knowledge and Current Affairs
- Salient Features of Indian Constitution
- Salient features of the Constitution – Preamble- Its significance and its place in the
- interpretation of the Constitution.
- Fundamental Rights – Directive Principles of State Policy – Relation between
- Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles – Fundamental Duties.
- Executive – Legislature – Judiciary – Both at Union and State Level. – Other
- Constitutional Authorities.
- Centre-State Relations – Legislative – Administrative and Financial.
- Services under the Union and the States.
- Emergency Provisions.
- Amendment Provisions of the Constitution.
Social Welfare Legislations and Programmes
Social Service Legislations like Right to Information Act, Prevention of atrocities against Women & Children, Food Security Act, Environmental Acts etc. and Social Welfare Programmes like Employment Guarantee Programme, Organ and Blood Donation etc.
RENAISSANCE IN KERALA
Towards A New Society
Introduction to English education – various missionary organisations and their functioning- founding of educational institutions, factories.printing press etc.
Efforts To Reform The Society
(A) Socio-Religious reform Movements
SNDP Yogam, Nair Service Society, Yogakshema Sabha, Sadhu Jana Paripalana Sangham, Vaala Samudaya Parishkarani Sabha, Samathwa Samajam, Islam Dharma Paripalana Sangham, Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Sabha, Sahodara Prasthanam etc.
(B) Struggles and Social Revolts
Upper cloth revolts.Channar agitation, Vaikom Sathyagraha, Guruvayoor Sathyagraha, Paliyam Sathyagraha. Kuttamkulam Sathyagraha, Temple Entry Proclamation, Temple Entry Act .Malyalee Memorial, Ezhava Memorial etc. Malabar riots, Civil Disobedience Movement, Abstention movement etc.
Role Of Press In Renaissance
Malayalee, Swadeshabhimani, Vivekodayam, Mithavadi, Swaraj, Malayala Manorama, Bhashaposhini, Mathnubhoomi, Kerala Kaumudi, Samadarsi, Kesari, AIAmeen, Prabhatham, Yukthivadi, etc
Awakening Through Literature
Novel, Drama, Poetry, Purogamana Sahithya Prasthanam, Nataka Prashtanam, Library movement etc
Women And Social Change
Parvathi Nenmenimangalam, Arya Pallam, A V Kuttimalu Amma, Lalitha Prabhu.Akkamma Cheriyan, Anna Chandi, Lalithambika Antharjanam and others
Leaders Of Renaissance
Thycaud Ayya Vaikundar, Sree Narayana Guru, Ayyan Kali.Chattampi Swamikal, Brahmananda Sivayogi, Vagbhadananda, Poikayil Yohannan(Kumara Guru) Dr Palpu, Palakkunnath Abraham Malpan, Mampuram Thangal, Sahodaran Ayyappan, Pandit K P Karuppan, Pampadi John Joseph, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V T Bhattathirippad, Vakkom Abdul Khadar Maulavi, Makthi Thangal, Blessed Elias Kuriakose Chaavra, Barrister G P Pillai, TK Madhavan, Moorkoth Kumaran, C.
Krishnan, K P Kesava Menon, Dr.Ayyathan Gopalan, C V Kunjuraman, Kuroor Neelakantan Namboothiripad, Velukkutty Arayan, K P Vellon, P K Chathan Master, K Kelappan, P. Krishna Pillai, A K Gopalan, T R Krishnaswami Iyer, C Kesavan. Swami Ananda Theerthan , M C Joseph, Kuttippuzha Krishnapillai and others
Literary Figures
Kodungallur Kunhikkuttan Thampuran, KeralaVarma Valiyakoyi Thampuran, Kandathil Varghese Mappila. Kumaran Asan, Vallathol Narayana Menon, Ulloor S Parameswara Iyer, G Sankara Kurup, Changampuzha Krishna Pillai, Chandu Menon, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer. Kesav Dev, Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, Ponkunnam Varky, S K Pottakkad and others
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE AND CURRENT AFFAIRS
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Module II :
a) MATHEMATICS (ENGINEERING)
Matrices: Rank, systems of linear equations, consistency, eigen values, eigen vectors, Cayley Hamilton Theorem, diagonalisation, linear dependence and independence of vectors.
Partial Differentiation: Partial derivatives, Euler’s theorem on homogeneous functions, total derivatives, Jacobians, Taylor’s series (one and two variables) – Maxima and minima of functions of two variables – Lagrange’ s method.
Vector Differentiation: Scalar and vector functions, differentiation of vector functions – velocity and acceleration – scalar and vector fields – operator – Gradient – Directional derivative – Divergence – Curl – irrotational and solenoidal fields – scalar potential.
Laplace Transforms: Transforms of elementary functions, shifting property – inverse transforms – transforms of derivatives and integrals – transform of functions multiplied by t and divided by t – convolution theorem, solution of ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients using Laplace transforms. Ordinary Differential Equations: First Order ordinary differential equations, systems of linear first order ordinary differential equations, linear ordinary differential equations of higher order with constant coefficients, linear second order ordinary differential equations with variable coefficients (Cauchy and Legendre equations), Method of Laplace transforms for solving ordinary differential equations.
Complex Analysis: Analytic functions, conformal mappings, bilinear transformations, complex integration, Cauchy’s integral theorem and formula, Taylor and Laurent’s series, residue theorem.
Fourier Series: Fourier series of periodic functions of period 2 π and 2 ℓ, odd and even functions, Half range expansions.
b) BASIC CIVIL ENGINEEERING
Mechanics – statistics – Coplanar forces – conditions of equilibrium. Support reactions – Simply supported and overhanging beams. Friction – Laws of friction –applications. Centre of gravity and moment of inertia of plane areas. Dynamics – rectilinear motion – Newton’s laws of motion – curvilinear motion.
Building materials – common building materials – stone, brick, cement, steel, aggregate, concrete, timber – properties, IS specification. Building construction – types and functions of the following structural components of buildings – foundations and superstructure.
Surveying – principle of surveying – linear measurements using chain – levelling work – reduction of levels.
c) BASIC MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Zeroth, first and second laws of thermodynamics, CI and SI Engines, properties of steam. Centrifugal and reciprocating pumps, hydraulic turbines, refrigeration and air conditioning, hydro-electric, thermal and nuclear power plants, mechanical power transmission systems such as belt, rope, chain and gear, manufacturing process – casting, forging, rolling, brazing, soldering, and welding, machining process – turning, shaping, drilling, grinding and milling. Conic sections and miscellaneous curves, orthographic, isometric and perspective projections.
Module III :
a) BASIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s laws – solution of series and parallel circuits with dc excitation.
Magnetic circuits: MMF, field strength, flux density, reluctance, electromagnetic induction, Faraday’s laws, Lenz’s law, statically and dynamically induced emfs, self and mutual induction, co-efficient of coupling.
Principle of generation of alternating current – waveforms – frequency, period, average and rms values, form factor.
Generation of 3 phase ac voltage, star and delta connections, voltage & current relationships in star and delta (balanced system only).
Principle of operation of dc motor & generator, single phase transformer and three phase induction motor.
Types of lamps, necessity of earthing.
b) BASIC ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
Devices – working principle of PN junction, Zener diode and BJT.
Systems – Rectifiers : Half wave, Full wave and Bridge. Filters: Capacitors and Inductors.
Amplifiers & Oscillators – Common Emitter RC coupled amplifier and its frequency response. Principles of Wein-bridge oscillator. Op-amps: Basics, inverting and noninverting amplifier.
Communication – Need for modulation, principles of AM and FM.
Measurements – Working principles of CRO and Multimeter.
c) BASIC COMPUTER SCIENCE
Functional units of a computer.
Programming in C – control structures, functions.
Module IV : Computer Organization & Architecture
Digital Logic: Logic functions, minimization, design and synthesis of combinational and sequential circuits, number representation and computer arithmetic (fixed and floating point).
Computer Organization: Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU, CPU control design, memory interface, I/O interface, DMA, interrupts, pipelining, memory hierarchy, parallel computer models.
Microprocessors: Internal architecture of 8085 and 8086, interfacing with peripheral devices, microcontrollers.
Module V : Programming Languages & Information Systems Object Oriented Programming: Object oriented design concepts, programming in C++, Java.
Databases: ER model, relational algebra, tuple calculus, database design, integrity constraints, normalization, SQL, B-trees, B+ – trees, transactions and concurrency control.
Software Engineering: Software process models, planning and managing a software project, design, implementation, software testing, quality models and maintenance.
Programming Language Concepts: Parameter passing, binding, scope, recursion, functional and logic languages.
Module VI : Data Structures & Algorithms
Data Structures: Arrays, stacks, queues, linked lists, trees, binary search trees, binary heaps, graphs.
Algorithms: Analysis, space and time complexity. Design – greedy approach, dynamic programming, divide-and-conquer, sorting and searching, complexity classes – P, NP, NP-hard, NP-complete.
Graph Theory: Connectivity, covering, colouring, planarity, isomorphism.
Computer Graphics: Line drawing, circle drawing, filling, hatching, 2D/3D transformations, projections, hidden surface removal.
Module VII : Computing and System Software
Set Theory: Sets, relations, functions, groups, partial orders, lattice, algebraic structures.
Theory of Computation: Regular languages and finite automata, context-free languages & pushdown automata, recursively enumerable sets & Turing machines, undecidability.
System Software: Compiler design, lexical analysis, parsing, syntax directed translation, code generation and optimization, Assemblers, linkers and loaders, macroprocessors, operating systems – processes, threads, inter-process communication, synchronization, deadlocks, CPU scheduling, memory management and virtual memory, file systems, I/O systems, protection & security.
Module VIII : Networking & Web Technology
Computer Networks: Layered architecture, LAN technologies, wireless LAN, flow and error control, routing algorithms, congestion control, TCP/UDP and sockets, IPv4, IPv6, ICMP, DNS, SMTP, POP, FTP, HTTP, MIME, Hubs, switches, routers and gateways, public key and private key cryptography, digital signature, firewalls, wireless networks, 2G and 3G networks, Bluetooth.
Web Technologies: HTML, XML, client-server computing, web server, proxy server, web application development, MVC architecture, e-commerce, web services. Distributed Systems: Characteristics, inter-process communication, distributed file systems.
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CIVIL ENGINEERING:
Module I : General Knowledge and Current Affairs
- Salient Features of Indian Constitution
- Salient features of the Constitution – Preamble- Its significance and its place in the
- interpretation of the Constitution.
- Fundamental Rights – Directive Principles of State Policy – Relation between
- Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles – Fundamental Duties.
- Executive – Legislature – Judiciary – Both at Union and State Level. – Other
- Constitutional Authorities.
- Centre-State Relations – Legislative – Administrative and Financial.
- Services under the Union and the States.
- Emergency Provisions.
- Amendment Provisions of the Constitution.
Social Welfare Legislations and Programmes
Social Service Legislations like Right to Information Act, Prevention of atrocities against Women & Children, Food Security Act, Environmental Acts etc. and Social Welfare Programmes like Employment Guarantee Programme, Organ and Blood Donation etc.
RENAISSANCE IN KERALA
Towards A New Society
Introduction to English education – various missionary organisations and their functioning- founding of educational institutions, factories.printing press etc.
Efforts To Reform The Society
(A) Socio-Religious reform Movements
SNDP Yogam, Nair Service Society, Yogakshema Sabha, Sadhu Jana Paripalana Sangham, Vaala Samudaya Parishkarani Sabha, Samathwa Samajam, Islam Dharma Paripalana Sangham, Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Sabha, Sahodara Prasthanam etc.
(B) Struggles and Social Revolts
Upper cloth revolts.Channar agitation, Vaikom Sathyagraha, Guruvayoor Sathyagraha, Paliyam Sathyagraha. Kuttamkulam Sathyagraha, Temple Entry Proclamation, Temple Entry Act .Malyalee Memorial, Ezhava Memorial etc. Malabar riots, Civil Disobedience Movement, Abstention movement etc.
Role Of Press In Renaissance
Malayalee, Swadeshabhimani, Vivekodayam, Mithavadi, Swaraj, Malayala Manorama, Bhashaposhini, Mathnubhoomi, Kerala Kaumudi, Samadarsi, Kesari, AIAmeen, Prabhatham, Yukthivadi, etc
Awakening Through Literature
Novel, Drama, Poetry, Purogamana Sahithya Prasthanam, Nataka Prashtanam, Library movement etc
Women And Social Change
Parvathi Nenmenimangalam, Arya Pallam, A V Kuttimalu Amma, Lalitha Prabhu.Akkamma Cheriyan, Anna Chandi, Lalithambika Antharjanam and others
Leaders Of Renaissance
Thycaud Ayya Vaikundar, Sree Narayana Guru, Ayyan Kali.Chattampi Swamikal, Brahmananda Sivayogi, Vagbhadananda, Poikayil Yohannan(Kumara Guru) Dr Palpu, Palakkunnath Abraham Malpan, Mampuram Thangal, Sahodaran Ayyappan, Pandit K P Karuppan, Pampadi John Joseph, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V T Bhattathirippad, Vakkom Abdul Khadar Maulavi, Makthi Thangal, Blessed Elias Kuriakose Chaavra, Barrister G P Pillai, TK Madhavan, Moorkoth Kumaran, C.
Krishnan, K P Kesava Menon, Dr.Ayyathan Gopalan, C V Kunjuraman, Kuroor Neelakantan Namboothiripad, Velukkutty Arayan, K P Vellon, P K Chathan Master, K Kelappan, P. Krishna Pillai, A K Gopalan, T R Krishnaswami Iyer, C Kesavan. Swami Ananda Theerthan , M C Joseph, Kuttippuzha Krishnapillai and others
Literary Figures
Kodungallur Kunhikkuttan Thampuran, KeralaVarma Valiyakoyi Thampuran, Kandathil Varghese Mappila. Kumaran Asan, Vallathol Narayana Menon, Ulloor S Parameswara Iyer, G Sankara Kurup, Changampuzha Krishna Pillai, Chandu Menon, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer. Kesav Dev, Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, Ponkunnam Varky, S K Pottakkad and others
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE AND CURRENT AFFAIRS
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Module II :
a) MATHEMATICS (ENGINEERING)
Matrices: Rank, systems of linear equations, consistency, eigen values, eigen vectors, Cayley Hamilton Theorem, diagonalisation, linear dependence and independence of vectors.
Partial Differentiation: Partial derivatives, Euler’s theorem on homogeneous functions, total derivatives, Jacobians, Taylor’s series (one and two variables) – Maxima and minima of functions of two variables – Lagrange’ s method.
Vector Differentiation: Scalar and vector functions, differentiation of vector functions – velocity and acceleration – scalar and vector fields – operator – Gradient – Directional derivative – Divergence – Curl – irrotational and solenoidal fields – scalar potential.
Laplace Transforms: Transforms of elementary functions, shifting property – inverse transforms – transforms of derivatives and integrals – transform of functions multiplied by t and divided by t – convolution theorem, solution of ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients using Laplace transforms. Ordinary Differential Equations: First Order ordinary differential equations, systems of linear first order ordinary differential equations, linear ordinary differential equations of higher order with constant coefficients, linear second order ordinary differential equations with variable coefficients (Cauchy and Legendre equations), Method of Laplace transforms for solving ordinary differential equations.
Complex Analysis: Analytic functions, conformal mappings, bilinear transformations, complex integration, Cauchy’s integral theorem and formula, Taylor and Laurent’s series, residue theorem.
Fourier Series: Fourier series of periodic functions of period 2 π and 2 ℓ, odd and
even functions, Half range expansions.
b) BASIC CIVIL ENGINEEERING
Mechanics – statistics – Coplanar forces – conditions of equilibrium. Support reactions – Simply supported and overhanging beams. Friction – Laws of friction –applications. Centre of gravity and moment of inertia of plane areas. Dynamics – rectilinear motion – Newton’s laws of motion – curvilinear motion.
Building materials – common building materials – stone, brick, cement, steel, aggregate, concrete, timber – properties, IS specification. Building construction – types and functions of the following structural components of buildings – foundations and superstructure.
Surveying – principle of surveying – linear measurements using chain – levelling
work – reduction of levels.
c) BASIC MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Zeroth, first and second laws of thermodynamics, CI and SI Engines, properties of steam. Centrifugal and reciprocating pumps, hydraulic turbines, refrigeration and air conditioning, hydro-electric, thermal and nuclear power plants, mechanical power transmission systems such as belt, rope, chain and gear, manufacturing process – casting, forging, rolling, brazing, soldering, and welding, machining process – turning, shaping, drilling, grinding and milling. Conic sections and miscellaneous curves, orthographic, isometric and perspective projections.
Module III :
a) BASIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s laws – solution of series and parallel circuits with dc excitation.
Magnetic circuits: MMF, field strength, flux density, reluctance, electromagnetic induction, Faraday’s laws, Lenz’s law, statically and dynamically induced emfs, self and mutual induction, co-efficient of coupling.
Principle of generation of alternating current – waveforms – frequency, period, average and rms values, form factor.
Generation of 3 phase ac voltage, star and delta connections, voltage & current relationships in star and delta (balanced system only).
Principle of operation of dc motor & generator, single phase transformer and three phase induction motor.
Types of lamps, necessity of earthing.
b) BASIC ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
Devices – working principle of PN junction, Zener diode and BJT.
Systems – Rectifiers : Half wave, Full wave and Bridge. Filters: Capacitors and Inductors.
Amplifiers & Oscillators – Common Emitter RC coupled amplifier and its frequency response. Principles of Wein-bridge oscillator. Op-amps: Basics, inverting and noninverting amplifier.
Communication – Need for modulation, principles of AM and FM.
Measurements – Working principles of CRO and Multimeter.
c) BASIC COMPUTER SCIENCE
Functional units of a computer.
Programming in C – control structures, functions.
Module IV : Mechanics of Structures
Simple stress and strain relationship: Stress and strain in two dimensions, principal stresses, Stress transformation, Mohr’s circle – Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams – Simple bending theory, flexural and shear stress – Thin walled pressure vessels, uniform torsion, buckling of column, combined and direct bending stresses.
Analysis of statically determinate trusses, arches, beams, cables and frames – Deflection of beams, methods – Displacements in statically determinate structures and analysis of statically indeterminate structures by force / energy methods, analysis by displacement methods (slope deflection and moment distribution methods) – influence lines for determinate and indeterminate structures – Basic concepts of matrix methods of structural analysis.
Module V : Structural design, Construction and Management
Concrete Structures – Concrete technology – properties of concrete, mix design. Concrete design – working stress and limit state design concepts – analysis of ultimate load capacity and design of members subjected to flexure, shear, compression and torsion by limit state methods. Basic elements of pre-stressed concrete, analysis of beam sections (rectangular and I sections). Design of retaining walls and water tanks.
Steel structures – Analysis and design of tension and compression members, beams, beam-columns, column bases. Connections – simple and eccentric beam column connections – plate girders and trusses – Plastic analysis of beams and frames. Construction Management – Construction, planning and scheduling – Bar chart, CPM, PERT – construction equipments – construction procedures – contract, tender
documents.
Building Planning – building bye laws – functional planning of buildings. Building materials and construction – construction materials, properties, IS specifications, prefabricated structural elements.
Quantity surveying & valuation – Building construction – detailed specification, preparation of data and analysis of rates for various items of work. Type of estimates – Detailed estimate for buildings. Valuation methods.
Module VI : Fluid Mechanics and Water Resources Engineering
Fluid mechanics and Hydraulics – Properties of fluids, Principle of conservation of mass, momentum, energy and corresponding equations, potential flow, applications of momentum and Bernoulli’s equation, laminar and turbulent flow, flow in pipes – flow in open channels – uniform flow, critical flow and gradually varied flow, specific energy concept, hydraulic jump. Forces on immersed bodies, flow measurement in channels, tanks and pipes. Dimensional analysis and hydraulic modelling, kinematics of flow, velocity triangles and specific speed of pumps and turbines. Hydrology and water Resources – Hydrologic cycle – rainfall, evaporation, infiltration, unit hydrograph. Reservoir capacity, well hydraulics.
Irrigation – duty, delta, crop water requirements – Design of lined and unlined canals – canals on alluvium, head works, gravity dams and spillways. Design of weirs on permeable foundations – Canal Head works, cross drainage works.
Module VII :Transportation and Geotechnical Engineering
Soil mechanics – soil classification, three phase system, fundamental definitions, relationship and interrelationships, permeability and seepage, effective stress principle, consolidation, compaction, shear strength.
Foundation Engineering – subsurface investigations – drilling bore holes, sampling, penetration lists, plate load test. Earth pressure theories, effect of water table, layered soils. Stability of slopes, infinite slope, finite slope. Foundation types – foundation design requirements. Shallow foundations – bearing capacity, effect of shape, water table and other factors, stress distribution, settlement analysis in sand and clay. Pile foundations, types, dynamic and static formula load capacity of files in sand and clay, negative skein friction.
Highway Engineering – Geometric design of highways, testing and specifications of paving materials, design of flexible and rigid pavements. Traffic Engineering – Traffic characteristics – theory of traffic flow, intersection design, traffic signs and signal design, highway capacity.
Railway Engineering – points and crossing – signalling stations and yards.
Harbour Engineering – classification – requirement and site selection – break waters – classification – docks, functions and types of docks.
Tunnelling – Transfer of centre line – methods of construction on rocks and soils, tunnel lining, ventilation, lighting and drainage.
Airport – planning and design – characteristics, component parts – site selection – runway design.
Module VIII : Environmental Engineering and Surveying
Water requirements: Quality standards, basic unit processes and operation for water treatment. Drinking water standards, water requirements, basic unit operations and unit processes for surface water treatment, distribution of water sewage and sewerage
treatment, quantity and characteristics of waste water. Primary, secondary and tertiary treatment of wastewater, sludge disposal, effluent discharge standards. Domestic waste water treatment, quantity and characteristics of domestic wastewater, primary
and secondary treatment. Unit operations and unit processes of domestic wastewater, sludge disposal.
Surveying: Importance of surveying, principles and classification, measurement of distances and directions, levelling, contouring, computation of areas and volumes, traversing, theodolite and plane table. Errors and adjustments, curves – vertical and horizontal.
Tacheometric survey – Stadia and tangential systems.
Photogrammetry – Heights and distances – vertical photograph – Relief displacement. Total station – types. Working principles – measurement techniques.
Hydrographic survey
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Module I : General Knowledge and Current Affairs
- Salient Features of Indian Constitution
- Salient features of the Constitution – Preamble- Its significance and its place in the
- interpretation of the Constitution.
- Fundamental Rights – Directive Principles of State Policy – Relation between
- Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles – Fundamental Duties.
- Executive – Legislature – Judiciary – Both at Union and State Level. – Other
- Constitutional Authorities.
- Centre-State Relations – Legislative – Administrative and Financial.
- Services under the Union and the States.
- Emergency Provisions.
- Amendment Provisions of the Constitution.
Social Welfare Legislations and Programmes
Social Service Legislations like Right to Information Act, Prevention of atrocities against Women & Children, Food Security Act, Environmental Acts etc. and Social Welfare Programmes like Employment Guarantee Programme, Organ and Blood Donation etc.
RENAISSANCE IN KERALA
Towards A New Society
Introduction to English education – various missionary organisations and their functioning- founding of educational institutions, factories.printing press etc.
Efforts To Reform The Society
(A) Socio-Religious reform Movements
SNDP Yogam, Nair Service Society, Yogakshema Sabha, Sadhu Jana Paripalana Sangham, Vaala Samudaya Parishkarani Sabha, Samathwa Samajam, Islam Dharma Paripalana Sangham, Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Sabha, Sahodara Prasthanam etc.
(B) Struggles and Social Revolts
Upper cloth revolts.Channar agitation, Vaikom Sathyagraha, Guruvayoor Sathyagraha, Paliyam Sathyagraha. Kuttamkulam Sathyagraha, Temple Entry Proclamation, Temple Entry Act .Malyalee Memorial, Ezhava Memorial etc. Malabar riots, Civil Disobedience Movement, Abstention movement etc.
Role Of Press In Renaissance
Malayalee, Swadeshabhimani, Vivekodayam, Mithavadi, Swaraj, Malayala Manorama, Bhashaposhini, Mathnubhoomi, Kerala Kaumudi, Samadarsi, Kesari, AIAmeen, Prabhatham, Yukthivadi, etc
Awakening Through Literature
Novel, Drama, Poetry, Purogamana Sahithya Prasthanam, Nataka Prashtanam, Library movement etc
Women And Social Change
Parvathi Nenmenimangalam, Arya Pallam, A V Kuttimalu Amma, Lalitha Prabhu.Akkamma Cheriyan, Anna Chandi, Lalithambika Antharjanam and others
Leaders Of Renaissance
Thycaud Ayya Vaikundar, Sree Narayana Guru, Ayyan Kali.Chattampi Swamikal, Brahmananda Sivayogi, Vagbhadananda, Poikayil Yohannan(Kumara Guru) Dr Palpu, Palakkunnath Abraham Malpan, Mampuram Thangal, Sahodaran Ayyappan, Pandit K P Karuppan, Pampadi John Joseph, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V T Bhattathirippad, Vakkom Abdul Khadar Maulavi, Makthi Thangal, Blessed Elias Kuriakose Chaavra, Barrister G P Pillai, TK Madhavan, Moorkoth Kumaran, C.
Krishnan, K P Kesava Menon, Dr.Ayyathan Gopalan, C V Kunjuraman, Kuroor Neelakantan Namboothiripad, Velukkutty Arayan, K P Vellon, P K Chathan Master, K Kelappan, P. Krishna Pillai, A K Gopalan, T R Krishnaswami Iyer, C Kesavan. Swami Ananda Theerthan , M C Joseph, Kuttippuzha Krishnapillai and others
Literary Figures
Kodungallur Kunhikkuttan Thampuran, KeralaVarma Valiyakoyi Thampuran, Kandathil Varghese Mappila. Kumaran Asan, Vallathol Narayana Menon, Ulloor S Parameswara Iyer, G Sankara Kurup, Changampuzha Krishna Pillai, Chandu Menon, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer. Kesav Dev, Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, Ponkunnam Varky, S K Pottakkad and others
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE AND CURRENT AFFAIRS
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Module II :
a) MATHEMATICS (ENGINEERING)
Matrices: Rank, systems of linear equations, consistency, eigen values, eigen vectors, Cayley Hamilton Theorem, diagonalisation, linear dependence and independence of vectors.
Partial Differentiation: Partial derivatives, Euler’s theorem on homogeneous functions, total derivatives, Jacobians, Taylor’s series (one and two variables) – Maxima and minima of functions of two variables – Lagrange’ s method.
Vector Differentiation: Scalar and vector functions, differentiation of vector functions – velocity and acceleration – scalar and vector fields – operator – Gradient – Directional derivative – Divergence – Curl – irrotational and solenoidal fields – scalar potential.
Laplace Transforms: Transforms of elementary functions, shifting property – inverse transforms – transforms of derivatives and integrals – transform of functions multiplied by t and divided by t – convolution theorem, solution of ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients using Laplace transforms. Ordinary Differential Equations: First Order ordinary differential equations, systems of linear first order ordinary differential equations, linear ordinary differential equations of higher order with constant coefficients, linear second order ordinary differential equations with variable coefficients (Cauchy and Legendre equations), Method of Laplace transforms for solving ordinary differential equations.
Complex Analysis: Analytic functions, conformal mappings, bilinear transformations, complex integration, Cauchy’s integral theorem and formula, Taylor and Laurent’s series, residue theorem.
Fourier Series: Fourier series of periodic functions of period 2 π and 2 ℓ, odd and even functions, Half range expansions.
b) BASIC CIVIL ENGINEEERING
Mechanics – statistics – Coplanar forces – conditions of equilibrium. Support reactions – Simply supported and overhanging beams. Friction – Laws of friction –applications. Centre of gravity and moment of inertia of plane areas. Dynamics – rectilinear motion – Newton’s laws of motion – curvilinear motion.
Building materials – common building materials – stone, brick, cement, steel, aggregate, concrete, timber – properties, IS specification. Building construction – types and functions of the following structural components of buildings – foundations and superstructure.
Surveying – principle of surveying – linear measurements using chain – levelling work – reduction of levels.
c) BASIC MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Zeroth, first and second laws of thermodynamics, CI and SI Engines, properties of steam. Centrifugal and reciprocating pumps, hydraulic turbines, refrigeration and air conditioning, hydro-electric, thermal and nuclear power plants, mechanical power transmission systems such as belt, rope, chain and gear, manufacturing process – casting, forging, rolling, brazing, soldering, and welding, machining process – turning, shaping, drilling, grinding and milling. Conic sections and miscellaneous curves, orthographic, isometric and perspective projections.
Module III :
a) BASIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s laws – solution of series and parallel circuits with dc excitation.
Magnetic circuits: MMF, field strength, flux density, reluctance, electromagnetic induction, Faraday’s laws, Lenz’s law, statically and dynamically induced emfs, self and mutual induction, co-efficient of coupling.
Principle of generation of alternating current – waveforms – frequency, period, average and rms values, form factor.
Generation of 3 phase ac voltage, star and delta connections, voltage & current relationships in star and delta (balanced system only).
Principle of operation of dc motor & generator, single phase transformer and three phase induction motor.
Types of lamps, necessity of earthing.
b) BASIC ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
Devices – working principle of PN junction, Zener diode and BJT.
Systems – Rectifiers : Half wave, Full wave and Bridge. Filters: Capacitors and Inductors.
Amplifiers & Oscillators – Common Emitter RC coupled amplifier and its frequency response. Principles of Wein-bridge oscillator. Op-amps: Basics, inverting and noninverting amplifier.
Communication – Need for modulation, principles of AM and FM.
Measurements – Working principles of CRO and Multimeter.
c) BASIC COMPUTER SCIENCE
Functional units of a computer.
Programming in C – control structures, functions.
Module IV :
PROCESS CALCULATIONS
Units and dimensions, conversion of units, dimensional analysis, conversion of empirical equations, mole concept and mole fraction, weight fraction and volume fraction, concentration of liquid solutions – molarity, molality, normality, ppm, density and specific gravity, specific gravity scales, use of mole concept in chemical reaction stoichiometry, ideal gases and gas mixtures, various gas laws, average molecular weight and density of gases, critical properties and compressibility of gases.
Material balances with and without chemical reactions, material balance in unit operations such as evaporation, crystallization, drying, absorption, distillation etc. Energy balances: Heat capacity, specific heat and enthalpy, heat capacities of gases and gaseous mixtures, estimation of heat capacity – relevant rules and laws, calculation of enthalpy changes, Estimation of latent heat of vaporization, heat balance calculations in processes without chemical reaction, heat of reaction, standard heats of formation, combustion and reaction, heat of solution and heat of mixing, adiabatic and non-adiabatic reactions, theoretical and actual flame temperatures.
Vapour Pressure: vapour pressure of pure liquids and immiscible liquids, ideal solutions and Raoult’s law, non-volatile solutes, humidity: Humidity and saturation: various term associated with humidity and saturation. Material and energy balance problems involving vaporization and condensation, fuels and combustion, heating value of fuels, proximate and ultimate analysis, Orsat analysis of flue gases.
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS:
Fundamental concepts and definitions – various systems – intensive and extensive properties – Zeroth law of thermodynamics – First law of thermodynamics – applications – limitations. Second law of thermodynamics – general statements of second law – concept of entropy – calculation of entropy changes – Carnot’s principle – Clausius inequality – entropy and irreversibility – statistical explanation of entropy
– Third law of thermodynamics.
Thermodynamic properties of pure fluids – Gibbs free energy, work function – JouleThomson coefficient – Gibbs-Helmholtz equation – method of Jacobians – thermodynamic diagrams – fugacity and activity of pure fluids.
Compressors – single-stage and multistage compression – refrigeration and liquefaction – COP – various refrigeration cycles – general properties of refrigerant – Joule-Thomson expansion and liquefaction processes – power cycles – steam-power plant cycles – internal combustion engine cycles – gas-turbine power plant cycle.
Properties of solutions – partial molar properties and methods of determination – Lewis-Randall rule – Raoult’s law – Henry’s law – activity and activity coefficients in solutions – effect of temperature and pressure on activity coefficients – Gibbs-Duhem equations, property changes on mixing – heat effects of mixing processes.
Chemical reaction equilibria – reaction stoichiometry – equilibrium constant – standard free energy change – standard state – feasibility of reaction – effect of temperature on equilibrium constant – presentation of free energy data – evaluation of K – equilibrium conversion in gas-phase reactions – effect of pressure and other parameters on conversion – liquid-phase and heterogeneous reaction – reactions in solutions – pressures of decomposition in gas-solid reaction – simultaneous reactions – phase-rule for reacting systems.(Refer Official Notification)
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