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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
• 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
• Displacement
• Cams
• Gears and Gear Trains
• Flywheels And Governors
• Gyroscope
• Balancing Of Reciprocating and Rotating Masses
Vibrations
• Resonance
• Effect Of Damping
• Free And Forced Vibration Of Single Degree Of Freedom Systems
• Vibration Isolation
• Critical Speeds Of Shafts
Machine Design
• Failure Theories
• 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
Heat-Transfer
• One Dimensional Heat Conduction
• Modes Of Heat Transfer
• Heat Transfer Through Fins
• Resistance Concept and Electrical Analogy,
• Lumped Parameter System
• 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
• LMTD and NTU methods
• Wien’s Displacement Law
• Stefan- Boltzmann Law
• View Factors
• Black And Grey Surfaces
Thermodynamics
• 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
Applications
• 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
• 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