Principles of Precision Engineering

Course Name: 

DP 703 PRINCIPLES OF PRECISION ENGINEERING

Programme: 

M.Tech (Design and Precision Engineering)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0)

Content: 

Introduction to Precision Engineering: Need for having a High Precision, Four Classes of Achievable Machining Accuracy, Precision Machining, High-precision, Ultra-precision Processes and Nanotechnology. Tool Materials for Precision Machining: Coated and Laminated Carbides, Ceramics, Diamonds, Cubic Boron Nitride. Mechanics of Materials Cutting: Turning Operation and Tool Signature & Mechanics. Ultra-Precision Machine Elements: Guide- ways, Drive Systems, Friction Drive, Linear Motor Drive, Spindle Drive.
Hydrodynamic and Hydrostatic Bearings: Principle of Rolling Element Bearings, Design & Selection, Bearing Life, Construction of Lubricated Sliding Bearings, Principle of Hydrodynamic Bearings,
Hydrodynamic Thrust Bearings. Design of Hydrostatic Bearings, Hybrid Fluid Bearings Gas Lubricated Bearings:
Aerostatic Bearings, Operation of Aerostatic Bearing Systems, Aerostatic Spindles, Hybrid Gas Bearings. Micro-
electro-Mechanical Systems: Characteristics and Principles, Materials and Design, application of MEMS,
Fabrication and Micro-manufacturing Processes, Clean Rooms, Design and Construction of Clean Rooms.

References: 

V.C.Venktesh, Precision Engineering, Tata Mc.Graw Hill, New Delhi 2007 Kalpakjian S., Manufacturing Engineering and Technology. 3rd Ed. Addision-Wesley Publishing Co.,New York, 2001. Nakzavawa H, Principles of Precision Engineering, Oxford University Press, 1994.

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

Contact us

Dr. Narendranath S, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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