Detailed ISRO Mechanical Syllabus for Scientist and Engineers Exam

Detailed ISRO Mechanical Syllabus for Scientist and Engineers Exam

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Interested Candidates who have applied for the ISRO Scientist/Engineer SC examination check the detailed ISRO ICRB Scientist Syllabus 2018 on this page. Applicants who are interested in ISRO Central government jobs begin your preparation.ISRO Authority has not separately sent any notification for Syllabus.According to ISRO Authority Syllabus of the written test will be based on the curriculum taught in BE/B.Tech in Mechanical whichever is applicable and the test will be objective type.

Detailed ISRO Mechanical Syllabus for Scientist and Engineers Exam


The pattern of written test will be:

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of Qs

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80 240

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Detailed ISRO Mechanical Syllabus for Scientist and Engineers Exam

1. Strength of Material 

Slope and deflection, bending and torsion, columns, strain energy, pressure vessel, testing of material on UTM and impact testing.Simple stress and strain, elastic constant, Poisson’s ratio, thermal stress, principal stress and strain, Mohr’s circle analysis, shear force and bending moment.

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2.Thermal Engineering:

System properties and temperature measurement, the first law of thermodynamics, heat and work transfer, entropy, the second law of thermodynamics, availability, and irreversibility, properties of pure substances, properties of gases, refrigeration and air conditioning, Air

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3. Engineering Mechanics

 Kinematics of motion, trusses and frames, Impulse and momentum (linear and angular), angular motion, friction, rolling and sliding motion.


4.Theory of Machine and Mechanical Vibrations

Natural frequency and resonance, harmonic oscillations, whirling of the shaft, logarithmic decrements.Planer mechanism, cams, flywheel, governor, gyroscope, gear and gear train, balancing, underdamped and damped vibrations.


5. Design of machine elements

Design against fluctuating load, riveted and welded joints, bearings, clutches, belt drives, springs.

6.Fluid Mechanics and Machinery:

Fluid properties; hydrostatic force, pressure measurement, buoyancy, Fluid kinematics, fluid dynamics, Bernoulli’s equation, orifice, venturi meter, Vortex flow, boundary layer, elementary turbulent flow, flow through pipes, Impulse and reaction turbine, centrifugal pump, specific speed and cavitation.

7. Heat Transfer:

 Conduction, conduction in the cylinder and spherical objects, the critical thickness of insulation, fins, convection and various dimensionless parameters in free and forced convective heat transfer, radiation heat exchange between plane surfaces, shape factor, heat exchanger-LMTD and NTU methods.

8.Engineering Mathematics:

 Linear Algebra: matrix algebra, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, definite and improper integrals, gradient, divergence and curl, directional derivatives, line, surface and volume integrals, applications of Gauss, Stokes and Green’s theorems, first order differential equations, higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Laplace transforms, Complex analysis, analytic function, probability and distribution.

9.Production Engineering:

 Metal casting, metal forming, rolling, forging, extrusion, drawing, sheet metal operations, and blanking, punching, principles of powder metallurgy. Principles of welding, brazing and soldering, machining analysis, tool life and wear, various machining processes, principles of non-traditional machining, metrology and Inspection: Limits, fits and tolerances, various gauges.

10. Material Science:

 Crystal structure, Miller indices, heat treatment of steel, types of cast iron, properties of the material.

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