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GATE Syllabus For Mechanical Engineering 2024 – Download PDF

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Candidates writing the GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2024 Examination can take their pick from a total of 29 subject papers. One of these is Mechanical Engineering (Code: ME). The latest syllabus, including all sections, is detailed below:

 Section 1- Engineering Mathematics

Linear Algebra
  • Systems Of Linear Equations
  • Matrix Algebra
  • Eigenvalues And Eigenvectors
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  • Limit
  • Functions Of A Single Variable
  • Continuity and Differentiability
  • Indeterminate Forms
  • Mean Value Theorems
  • Evaluation Of Definite And Improper Integrals
  • Taylor Series (In One And Two Variables)
  • Partial Derivatives
  • Double And Triple Integrals
  • Total Derivative
  • Fourier Series
  • Maxima and Minima
  • Gradient, Divergence and Curl
  • Directional Derivatives
  • Vector Identities
  • Line, Surface and Volume Integrals
  • Applications Of Gauss Theorem, Stokes, and Green’s Theorems
Differential equations
  • Initial and Boundary Value Problems
  • Higher-Order Linear Differential Equations With Constant Coefficients
  • First-Order Equations (Linear And Nonlinear)
  • Euler-Cauchy Equation
  • Laplace Transforms
  • Solutions of heat, wave and Laplace’s equations
Complex variables
  • Taylor and Laurent Series
  • Cauchy-Riemann Equations
  • Analytic Functions
  • Cauchy’s Integral Theorem and Integral Formula
Probability and Statistics
  • Definitions Of Probability, Sampling Theorems, Conditional Probability
  • Median, Mean, Mode, and Random Variables
  • Binomial
  • Poisson and Normal Distributions
Numerical Methods
  • Integration By Trapezoidal and Simpson’s Rules
  • Numerical Solutions Of Linear And Non-Linear Algebraic Equations
  • Single and Multi-Step Methods For Differential Equations

Section 2- Applied Mechanics and Design

Engineering Mechanics
  • Friction And Its Applications Including Rolling Friction
  • Free-Body Diagrams and Equilibrium
  • Screw Jack
  • Brakes
  • Belt-Pulley
  • Clutches
  • Vehicles
  • Wedge
  • Trusses and Frames
  • Virtual Work
  • Impulse And Momentum (Linear and Angular) and Energy Formulations
  • Kinematics And Dynamics Of Rigid Bodies in Plane Motion
  • Lagrange’s Equation
Mechanics of Materials
  • Thin Cylinders
  • Elastic Constants
  • Stress and Strain
  • Poisson’s Ratio
  • Mohr’s Circle For Plane Stress And Plane Strain
  • Bending and Shear Stresses
  • Shear Force And Bending Moment Diagrams
  • Deflection Of Beams
  • Concept Of Shear Centre
  • Euler’s Theory Of Columns
  • Torsion Of Circular Shafts
  • Thermal Stresses
  • Energy Methods
  • Testing Of Materials With Universal Testing Machine
  • Strain Gauges and Rosettes
  • Testing Of Hardness and Impact Strength
Theory of Machines
  • Velocity and Acceleration Analysis Of Plane Mechanisms
  • Dynamic Analysis Of Linkages
  • Displacement
  • Cams
  • Gears and Gear Trains
  • Flywheels And Governors
  • Gyroscope
  • Balancing Of Reciprocating and Rotating Masses
  • Resonance
  • Effect Of Damping
  • Free And Forced Vibration Of Single Degree Of Freedom Systems
  • Vibration Isolation
  • Critical Speeds Of Shafts
Machine Design
  • Failure Theories
  • Design For Static and Dynamic Loading
  • Principles Of The Design Of Machine Elements Such As Bolted, Riveted And Welded Joints
  • Fatigue Strength and the S-N Diagram
  • Gears
  • Shafts
  • Brakes and Clutches
  • Rolling and Sliding Contact Bearings
  • Springs

Section 3- Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences

Fluid Mechanics
  • Fluid Statics
  • Fluid Properties
  • Stability Of Floating Bodies
  • Forces On Submerged Bodies
  • Control-Volume Analysis Of Mass, Momentum And Energy
  • Differential Equations Of Continuity And Momentum
  • Fluid Acceleration
  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Bernoulli’s Equation
  • Boundary-Layer
  • Viscous Flow Of Incompressible Fluids
  • Flow through Pipes
  • Elementary Turbulent Flow
  • Head Losses In Pipes, Bends and Fittings
  • Basics Of Compressible Fluid Flow
  • One Dimensional Heat Conduction
  • Modes Of Heat Transfer
  • Heat Transfer Through Fins
  • Resistance Concept and Electrical Analogy,
  • Lumped Parameter System
  • Unsteady Heat Conduction
  • Thermal Boundary Layer
  • Heisler’s Charts
  • Heat Transfer Correlations For Flow Over Flat Plates and through Pipes
  • Dimensionless Parameters In Free And Forced Convective Heat Transfer
  • Heat Exchanger Performance
  • Effect Of Turbulence
  • Radiative Heat Transfer
  • LMTD and NTU methods
  • Wien’s Displacement Law
  • Stefan- Boltzmann Law
  • View Factors
  • Black And Grey Surfaces
  • Radiation Network Analysis
  • Properties Of Pure Substances
  • Behaviour Of Ideal And Real Gases
  • Zeroth And First Laws Of Thermodynamics
  • Second Law Of Thermodynamics
  • Availability And Irreversibility
  • Thermodynamic Systems And Processes
  • Thermodynamic Property Charts And Tables
  • Calculation Of Work And Heat In Various Processes
  • Thermodynamic Relations
  • Power Engineering: Vapour And Gas Power Cycles, Air And Gas Compressors, Concepts Of Regeneration And Reheat
  • I.C. Engines: Diesel and dual cycles, Air-standard Otto
  • Refrigeration and air-conditioning: Basic Psychrometric Processes, Properties Of Moist Air, Vapour And Gas Refrigeration and Heat Pump Cycles, Psychrometric Chart
  • Turbomachinery: Impulse and reaction principles, velocity diagrams, Pelton-wheel, Francis and Kaplan turbines; steam and gas turbines

Section 4- Materials, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering

Engineering Materials
  • Stress-Strain Diagrams For Engineering Materials
  • Phase Diagrams
  • Structure And Properties Of Engineering Materials
  • Heat Treatment
Casting, Forming and Joining Processes
  • Solidification And Cooling
  • Riser And Gating Design
  • Design Of Patterns, Molds And Cores
  • Different Types Of Castings
  • Fundamentals Of Hot And Cold Working Processes
  • Plastic Deformation And Yield Criteria
  • Principles Of Powder Metallurgy
  • Load Estimation For Bulk (Forging, Extrusion, Rolling, Drawing) And Sheet (Shearing, Deep Drawing, Bending) Metal Forming Processes
  • Principles Of Welding, Soldering, Brazing, and Adhesive Bonding
Machining and Machine Tool Operations
  • Basic Machine Tools
  • Mechanics Of Machining
  • Single And Multi-Point Cutting Tools
  • Tool Life And Wear
  • Tool Geometry and Materials
  • Economics Of Machining
  • Principles Of Work Holding, Jigs And Fixtures
  • Principles Of Non-Traditional Machining Processes
  • Abrasive Machining Processes
  • NC/CNC machines and CNC programming
Metrology and Inspection
  • Interferometry
  • Linear And Angular Measurements
  • Limits, Fits And Tolerances
  • Comparators
  • Alignment and Testing Methods
  • Form And Finish Measurement
  • Concepts Of Coordinate-Measuring Machine (CMM)
  • Tolerance Analysis In Manufacturing And Assembly
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Basic concepts of CAD/CAM and their Integration Tools
Production Planning and Control
  • Materials Requirement Planning
  • Aggregate Production Planning
  • Forecasting Models
  • Scheduling
  • Lean Manufacturing
Inventory Control
  • Safety Stock Inventory Control Systems
  • Deterministic Models
Operations Research
  • Simplex Method
  • Linear Programming
  • Transportation
  • Assignment
  • Simple Queuing Models
  • Network Flow Models
  • PERT and CPM
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