IOE M.Sc. Syllabus For Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (MI)

Curriculum / Syllabus / Prescribed Courses for Masters level Entrance exam for Institute of Engineering (IOE) Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University (TU), Nepal. Entrance Examination for Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (MI) will be of a single paper of 2 hours duration consisting of two sections:

  • Section- A: It common to all streams, consisting of 45 questions of 50 marks.
  • Section-B: This section consists of stream specialized course with 50 nos. of questions of 1 mark each. Each question will be of objective type with multiple choice answers.

The Section-A syllabus which common for all streams for Masters level Entrance Exam in Institute of Engineering (IOE) Pulchowk Campus can be accessed from IOE M.Sc Entrance Syllabus page.


Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (MI) [60 ×1]

  1. Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer [14]
  • Equality of Temperature and Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Work Transfer
  • Control Mass and Control Volume Formulation of First Law, Steady State Applications
  • Entropy, Second Law of Thermodynamics for an Isolated System, Control Mass and Control

Volume Formulation of

  • Second Law, Entropy Relations and Isentropic Process, Heat Engine, Heat Pump and Refrigerator
  • Carnot Cycle, Brayton Cycle, Rankin Cycle, Otto Cycle, Diesel Cycle, Vapour Compression Cycle
  • One dimensional steady state heat conduction through a plane wall, Radial steady state heat conduction through a hollow cylinder, Heat flow through composite structures, Electrical Analogy for thermal resistance, Convection Fundamentals and Radiation Heat Transfer Fundamentals
  1. Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machine [14]
  • Basic concepts of fluid and flow
  • Flow measurement
  • Continuity equation, Momentum equation, Bernoull’s equation and their applications
  • Viscous flow, flow inside closed conduits and head losses
  • Water turbines
  • Water pumps
  1. Mechanics and Strength of Materials [14]
  • Concept of particles and rigid bodies
  • Effect of forces on particles and rigid body
  • Applications of equilibrium equations for solving problems of particles and rigid bodies (in 2- dimensions and 3-dimensions.)
  • Types of structures, statically determinate and indeterminate
  • Moments and couples
  • Distributed forces, C.G., Centroids, Area and mass moment of inertia,
  • Kinematics of particles and Rigid bodies
  • Equations of motion
  • Dynamic equilibrium
  • Kinetics of particles and rigid bodies
  • Applications of Newton’s Second Law
  • Application of Principle of Work and Energy
  • Principle of Impulse and Momentum
  • Conservation of Energy
  • Concept of Stress and Strain
  • Types of loads and beams
  • Materials Properties and Material Testing
  • Shear Force, Bending Moment diagram
  • Torsion of Shafts
  • Slope and deflection of beams.
  1. Energy [10]
  • Sources of conventional energy, fossil fuels, calorific values
  • Renewable energy sources and their nature
  • Basic concepts of: Solar thermal energy, Solar photo-voltaic energy, wind energy, Bio-mass, Geothermal energy and Hydraulic energy
  • Consumption and environmental aspects of energy
  1. Industrial Engineering and Management [8]
  • Classification of manufacturing processes.
  • Materials selection criteria.
  • Elements of cost.
  • Role of production, operation management and system concepts
  • Production planning and control
  • Plant location and plant layout design
  • Forecasting techniques
  • Inventory Control
  • Decision making process
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control


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