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Semester– I
Communication Skills
pplied Mathematics-
Applied Physics-I
Applied Chemistry-I
Basics of Information Technology
Engineering Drawing -I
General Workshop Practice -I

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Language is the most commonly used and effective medium of self-expression in all spheres of human life – personal, social and professional. A student must have a fair knowledge of English language and be able to pursue the present course of study and handle the future jobs in industry. The objective of this course is to assist the diploma holders to acquire proficiency, both in spoken (oral) and written language. At the end of the course, the student will be able to develop comprehension, improve vocabulary, develop grammatical ability, enhance writing skills, correspond with others and enhance skills in spoken English.
1. Prose Text Book (12 hrs)
The following six chapters of “A Book of English for Polytechnics – Prose Selection” published by MacMillan India Ltd., on behalf of Technical Teachers’ Training Institute, Chandigarh
a) Adventure in Space
b) An Engineering Wizard
c) The Diamond Necklace
d) God lives in the Panch
e) The Man who found penicillin
f) Guru Nanak Dev
There will be one general question from one of these six chapters.
2. Comprehension (4 hrs) (from the prescribed 6 chapters of Prose Text Book and simple unseen passages)
3. Grammar (from the prescribed 6 chapters of Prose Text Book only) (10 hrs)
Correction of incorrect sentences
4. Vocabulary (6 hrs)
Words, idioms, phrases, antonyms and synonyms
Translation of 300 most commonly used scientific and technological terms in Hindi
to English and English to Hindi
5. Translation and Re-Translation (individual simple sentences) (10 hrs) English to Hindi and Hindi to English
6. Paragraph writing on current topics/themes (6 hrs)
1. How to locate reading material in the library
2. How to look up words in a dictionary
3. How to look up information from an encyclopedia
4. Acquaintance with 44 sounds of pronunciation
5. Introducing self and others
6. Paper reading
7. Group Discussions
8. Seminar presentation on a given topic/theme
9. Declamation contest
Note: For reading comprehension, listening comprehension and effective speaking skills, English Language Laboratory Manual and Workbook published by State Board of Technical Education, Hyderabad may be used along with text-book

1. Essentials of Business Communication by Pal and Rorualling; Sultan Chand and Sons
2. The Essence of Effective Communication, Ludlow and Panthon; Prentice Hall of India
3. New Design English Grammar, Reading and Writing Skills by AL Kohli (Course A and course B), Kohli Publishers, 34 Industrial Area Phase-II, Chandigarh,
4. New Design English Reading and Advanced Writing Skills for Class XI and XII by MK Kohli and AL Kohli; Kohli Publishers, 34 Industrial Area Phase-II, Chandigarh,
5. A Practical English Grammar by Thomson and Marlinet
6. Spoken English by V Sasikumar and PV Dhamija; Tata McGraw Hill
7. English Conversation Practice by Grount Taylor; Tata McGraw Hill
8. Developing Communication Skills by Krishna Mohan and Meera Banerji; MacMillan India Ltd., Delhi
9. Business Correspondence and Report Writing by RC Sharma and Krishna Mohan; Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Ltd. New Delhi
10. Communication Skills by Ms R Datta Roy and KK Dhir; Vishal Publication, Jalandhar

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Applied Mathematics forms the backbone of engineering discipline. Basic elements of permutations and combinations, trigonometry, vector, complex number and statistics have been included in the curriculum as foundation course and to provide base for continuing education to the students.
1. Algebra (20 hrs)
1.1 Permutations and Combinations, Value of npr and ncr , its properties and simple problems
1.2 Binomial theorem (without proof) for positive integral index (expansion and general term); Binomial theorem for any index (expansion only) first and second binomial approximation with application to engineering problems
1.3 Partial fractions (linear factors, repeated linear factors, non reducible quadratic factors)
1.4 Determinants and Matrices – expansion of determinants (upto third order) using sarrus rule, expansion method and pivotal’s condensation method. Properties of determinants, solution of equations (upto 3 unknowns) by Cramer’s rule. Definition of matrix, addition, subtraction and multiplication of matrices (upto third order). Inverse of a matrix by adjoint method and elementary row transformations. Solution of equations (up to 3 unknowns) by Matrix method
1.5 Logarithm: general properties of logarithms, calculations of engineering problems using log tables
2. Trigonometry (11 hrs)
2.1 Addition and subtraction formulae, product formulae and their application in engineering problems. Transformation from product to sum or difference of two angles or vice versa, multiple and sub-multiple angles
2.2 Conditional identities, solution of triangles (excluding ambiguous cases).
2.3 Graphs of sin x, cos x, and tan x, ex
3. Vectors (11hrs)
Definition of vector and scalar quantities. Addition and subtraction of vectors. Dot product and cross product of two vectors. Thumb rule. Angle between two vectors, application of dot and cross product in engineering problems, scalar triple product and vector triple product
4. Complex Numbers (9 hrs)
Definition, Real and Imaginary parts of a complex number, Polar and Cartesian representation of a complex number and conversion from one form to the other, conjugate of a complex number, modulus and argument of a complex number, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of a complex number.
5. Statistics and Probability (13 hrs)
Evaluation of standard deviation and process capabilities. Rank, Rank correlation, probability: definition and laws on probability, concept of random variable, probability distribution (Binomial, Poisson and Normal) and their applications. Drawing control charts for average (x ) and range (R)
1. Applied Mathematics Vol. I by SS Sabharwal and Others by Eagle Prakashan, Jalandhar
2. Applied Mathematics Vol. II by SS Sabharwal and Others by Eagle Prakashan, Jalandhar
3. Engineering Mathematics Vol. I by Ishan Publishing House
4. Engineering Mathematics Vol. I by S Kohli and Others; IPH, Jalandhar
5. Applied Mathematics Vol. I by RD Sharma
6. Engineering Mathematics by Dass Gupta
7. Advanced Engineering Mathematics by AB Mathur and VP Jagi; Khanna Publishers, Delhi
8. Higher Engineering Mathematics by BS Grewal; Khanna Publishers, Delhi
9. Engineering Mathematics by C Dass Chawla; Asian Publishers, New Delhi

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Applied physics includes the study of a large number of diverse topics all related to things that go in the world around us. It aims to give an understanding of this world both by observation and prediction of the way in which objects will behave. Concrete uses of physical principles and analysis in various fields of engineering and technology are given prominence in the course content.
1. Units and Dimensions (6 hrs)
1.1 Physical quantities
1.2 Fundamental and derived units
1.3 Systems of units (FPS, CGS, MKS and SI units)
1.4 Dimensions and dimensional formulae of physical quantities (area, volume, velocity, acceleration, momentum, force, impulse, work, power, energy, surface tension, coefficient of viscosity and strain)
1.5 Principle of homogeneity
1.6 Dimensional equations and their applications, conversion from one unit to another unit for density, force, pressure, work, power, energy, velocity, acceleration
1.7 Limitations of dimensional analysis
2. Force and Motion (8 hrs)
2.1 Scalar and vector quantities – examples, addition and multiplication (scalar product and vector product) of vectors
2.2 Force, resolution and composition of forces – resultant, parallelogram law of forces
2.3 Equilibrium of forces, Lami’s theorem
2.4 Newton’s Laws of motion – concept of momentum, Newton’s laws of motion and their applications, determination of force equation from Newton’s second law of motion; Newton’s third law of motion conversion of momentum, impulse and impulsive forces, simple numerical problems based on third law.
2.5 Projectile, horizontal and oblique projections and equation of trajectory
2.6 Derivation of time of flight, maximum height and horizontal range
2.7 Circular motion
2.8 Relation between linear and angular velocity and linear acceleration and angular acceleration
2.9 Centripetal force (derivation) and centrifugal force
2.10 Banking of roads
3. Work, Power and Energy (8 hrs)
3.1 Work: definitions and its SI units
3.2 Work done in moving an object on horizontal and inclined plane (incorporating frictional forces)
3.3 Power: definitions and its SI units, calculation of power in simple cases
3.4 Energy: Definitions and its SI units: Types: Kinetic energy and Potential energy, with examples and their derivation
3.5 Principle of conservation of mechanical energy (for freely falling bodies), transformation of energy from one form to another
4. Properties of Matter (8 hrs)
4.1 Elasticity, definition of stress and strain
4.2 Different types of modulus of elasticity
4.3 Explanation of stress – strain diagram
4.4 Pressure – its units, gauge pressure, absolute pressure, atmospheric pressure, Bourdon’s pressure, manometers and barometer gauges
4.5 Surface tension – its units, measurement of surface tension by capillary tube
method, applications of surface tension, effect of temperature and impurity on surface tension
4.6 Fluid motion, stream line and turbulent flow, Reynolds number
4.7 Viscosity and coefficient of viscosity; derivation of terminal velocity; effect of temperature on viscosity

5. Waves and vibrations (8 hrs)
5.1 Generation of waves by vibrating particles
5.2 Wave motion with examples
5.3 Types of wave motion, transverse and longitudinal wave motion with examples
5.4 Velocity, frequency and wave length of a wave (relationship v = ηλ)
5.5 Sound and Light waves
5.6 Simple harmonic motion: definition, expression for displacement, velocity,
acceleration, time period, frequency in S.H.M.
5.7 Vibration of cantilever and beam, determination of time period of a cantilever
5.8 Free, forced and resonant vibrations with examples
6. Rotational Motion (5 hrs)
6.1 Definitions of torque, moment of inertia, radius of gyration
6.2 Derivation of rotational kinetic energy and angular momentum
6.3 Conservation of angular momentum (qualitative)
6.4 Theorems of parallel and perpendicular axes
7. Gravitation and satellites (8 hrs)
7.1 Kepler’s law of planetary motion
7.2 Newton’s law of gravitation
7.3 Escape velocity (derivation)
7.4 Satellites, Geo-stationary satellite
8. Temperature and its measurement ( 5 hrs)
8.1 Principles of measurement of temperature and different scales of temperature
8.2 Difference between heat and temperature on the basis of K.E. of molecules
8.3 Bimetallic and Platinum resistance thermometer: their merits and demerits
8.4 Pyrometers – Disappearing filament optical pyrometer
9. Transfer of Heat (8 hrs)
9.1 Modes of transfer of heat (conduction, convection and radiation with examples)
9.2 Coefficient of thermal conductivity, determination of thermal conductivity of good conductor (Searle’s method) and bad conductor (Lee’s disc method)
9.3 Properties of heat radiation
9.4 Stefan’s law, Kirchhoff’s law, Wien’s law, Planck’s black body radiation law
9.5 Prevost’s theory of heat exchange
1. To find the thickness of wire using a screw gauge
2. To find volume of solid cylinder and hollow cylinder using a vernier caliper
3. To determine the thickness of glass strip and radius of curvature of a concave surface using a spherometer
4. To find the surface tension of a liquid by capillary rise method
5. To determine and verify the time period of cantilever by drawing graph between load (w) and depression (D)
6. To determine the atmospheric pressure at a place using Fortin’s Barometer
7. To determine the coefficient of linear expansion of a metal rod
8. To find the coefficient of thermal conductivity of copper using Searle’s conductivity apparatus
9. To find the coefficient of thermal conductivity of bakelite sheet (bad conductor) by Lee’s Disc Method
1. Applied Physics Vol. I, TTTI Publication Tata McGraw Hill, Delhi
2. Basic Applied Physics by RK Gaur; Dhanpat Rai Publications
3. Comprehensive Practical Physics – Volume I and II by JN Jaiswal; Laxmi Publishers
4. Numerical Problems in Physics – Volume I and II by RS Bharaj; Tata McGraw Hill
5. Simple Course in Electricity and Magnetism by CL Arora; S Chand and Co, New Delhi
6. Fundamental Physics – Volume I and II by Gomber and Gogia; Pardeep Publications,Jalandhar
7. A Text Book of Optics by Subramanian and Brij Lal
8. Physics Laboratory Manual by PK Palanisamy, Scitech Publications
9. Fundamentals of Physics by Resnick and Halliday, Asian Books Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
10. Concepts in Physics by HC Verma; Bharti Bhawan Ltd., New Delhi

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The role of Chemistry and chemical products in every branch of engineering is expanding greatly. Now a days various products of chemical industries are playing important role in the field of engineering with increasing number of such products each successive years. The strength of materials, the chemical composition of substances, their behaviour when subjected to different treatment and environment, and the laws of heat and dynamic energy have entered in almost every activity of modern life. Chemistry is considered as one of the core subjects for diploma students in engineering and technology for developing in them scientific temper and appreciation of chemical properties of materials, which they have to handle in their professional career. Effort should be made to teach this subject through demonstration and with the active involvement of students.
1. Language of Chemistry (6 hrs)
1.1 Definition of symbol, formula, valency and chemical equation.
1.2 Writing of the chemical formula of a simple chemical compound. Calculation of percentage composition of a chemical compound
1.3 Essentials of a chemical equation, balancing of a chemical equation by Hit and Trial method
2. Chemical Bonding (4 hrs)
2.1 Electronic concept of valency
2.2 Elementary account of electro valent, covalent and coordinate bond formation on the basis of the electronic concept of valency with the help of suitable examples to each
3. Water (10 hrs)
3.1 Hard and soft water, types of hardness and its causes, disadvantages of hardness of water (i) in industrial use (ii) in boilers for steam generation.
3.2 Methods to remove hardness of water (i) Clark’s Process (ii) Permutit Process (iii) Soda Lime process (iv) Ion-Exchange process. Simple numerical problems related to soda lime process.
3.3 Definition of degree of hardness of water and the systems to express the degree of hardness of water. Simple numerical problems related to finding the degree of hardness on different scales.
3.4 Qualities of water used for drinking purposes, treatment of river water to make it fit for town supply
4. Solutions (6 hrs)
4.1 Concept of homogenous solution, brief introduction of the terms (i) Ionization (ii) Acidity (iii) Basicity (iv) equivalent weight and gram equivalent weight with suitable examples
4.2 Strength of a solution (i) Normality (ii) Molarity (iii) Molarity as applied in relation to a solution.
4.3 Simple numerical problems related to volumetric analysis
4.4 Definition of pH, and different industrial applications of pH
5. Electrolysis (6 hrs)
5.1 Definition of the terms: Electrolytes, Non-electrolytes conductors and nonconductors with suitable examples
5.2 Faraday’s Laws of Electrolysis
5.3 Simple numerical problems based upon the laws of electrolysis
5.4 Different industrial applications of ‘Electrolysis’
5.5 Elementary account of (i) lead acid battery and (ii) Ni-Cd battery with special reference to their reaction mechanisms.
1. Volumetric analysis and study of apparatus used therein. Simple problems on volumetric
analysis equation 2. Preparation of standard solution of oxalic acid or potassium dichromate
3. Determine the strength of a given solution of sodium hydroxide with the help of a standard solution of oxalic acid
4. Determine the strength of solution of HCl with the help of a solution of NaOH and an intermediate solution of standard oxalic ac
5. Find the amount of chlorides in mg per liter in a sample of H2O with the help of a solution of AgNO3

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