AMIE 2014 Diploma Scheme Syllabus:
The Institute of Engineers (India), which is the Apex Engineering Body conducts and convenes the Associate Membership of the Institute of Engineers Examination. The AMIE Exams are conducted every year Bi-Annually, in the month of June and July.
The Institute of Engineers is the largest Engineering Body in India, the Institute has more than half a million Engineers, from several Streams and Disciplines of Engineering as its members.
The AMIE Exams are conducted in various Sections, namely the Diploma Section, Non Diploma Section and the Engineering Degree Sections (chemical, mechanical, civil Etc)
The following is the Subjects of the AMIE 2014 Diploma Scheme Syllabus:
-AD 201 Fundamentals of Design and Manufacturing
-AD 202 Material Science and Engineering
-AD 203 Computing and Informatics
-AD 204 Society and Environment
AD 201 Fundamentals of Design and Manufacturing (Group A):
Engineering design process and its structure. Identification and analysis of need, product design specifications, standards of performance and constraints.
Searching for design concepts; morphological analysis, brainstorming. Evaluation of designs concepts for physical reliability, economic feasibility and utility.
Detailed design; design for manufacture, assembly, shipping, maintaince, use and recyclability.
Design checks for clarity, simplicity, modularity and safety. Standardization and size ranges. Reliability and robust design. Design organization and communication, technical reports, drawings, presentations and models.
Concept of manufacturing, classification of manufacturing processes. Fundamentals of casting. Basic understanding of commonly used casting processes (sand casting, investment casting and permanent mould casting processes)
Fundamental of metal forming; hot and cold working; basic understanding of primary metal forming processes, punching and blanking.
AD 201 Fundamentals of Design and Manufacturing (Group B):
Fundamentals of metal cutting; tool work interaction for production of machined surfaces. Classification of machining process. Basic machining operations (turning, shaping, planning, drilling and milling processes).
Fundamentals of grinding and finishing; overview of unconventional machining processes, fundamental of welding processes, introduction to primary welding and allied processes, selection of manufacturing processes.
Design for manufacturability.
Need for integration –commerical, economic and technological perspective; basic tools of integration; concept of a system. Introduction to information technology and its elements.
Introduction to group technology, introduction to simulation and database management systems.
Elements of integration: eoontrol 1ers, sensors, robots, automated machines; AGVs, AS, RS. Etc.
Product and process design for integration, design for economic manufacturing design for manufacturing integration.
Introduction to computer aided process planning; selection of machine tools
AD 202 Material Science & Engineering (Group A):
Introduction to materials. Metals and alloys, ceramics, polymers and semi conducting materials- introduction and application as engineering materials.
Defects in solids. Point, line and surface defects. Diffusion in solids.
Phase diagrams. Mono-component and binary systems, non-equilibrium system, phase diagram and application in crystalline and non- crystalline solids.
Mechanical properties. Tensile strength, yield strength, elastic and viscoelastic properties, creep, stress relaxation and impact. Fracture behavior. Ductile fracture, Griffith theory, effect of heat treatment and temperature on properties of metals.
Deformation in metals. Elastic and plastic deformation, slip, twin, dislocation theory, critical resolved shear stress, deformation in polycrystalline materials; season cracking, Bachinger’s effect, strengthening mechanics, work hardening recovery, crystallization and grain growth, cold and hot working.
AD 202 Material Science & Engineering (Group B):
Heat treatment. Iron carbon system. Annealing, normalizing, hardening, critical cooling rate, hardenability, age hardening, surface hardening, tempering.
Thermal properties. High temperature materials; materials for cryogenic application, thermal insulating materials. (specific heat, thermal conductivity, thermal expansion). Ceramic materials and polymers. Silicon structures, polymerism in glass, electrical properties of ceramic phases, rocks, building stones, refractories.
Polymerization mechanism, structural properties of polymer, thermoplastics, thermosets, elastomer, resins, composites, particles and fibre reinforced composite. Composite material including nano material.
Electronic properties. Magnetism, diamagnetism, paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, magnetic energy, zone theory of solids, zones in conductors and insulators.
AD 203 Computing and Informatics (Group A):
Programming languages. C including C++; languages-declarations, expressions control statements, arrays, functions, pointers and structures; algorithms and flow charts. Introduction to Pascal
Informatics. Information systems for decision making; data management and database management technology; office automation system-LAN, WAN, electronic mail, electronic data interchange, client server technology, overview of TCP/IP information system for business, strategic information systems, information resources management.
AD 203 Computing and Informatics (Group B):
Computer basics, history, generation and classification of computers, number systems, Boolean algebra.
Hardware. Introduction to logic gates an flip flops, components of a computer input/output devices, CPU unit and memory unit, secondary storage.
Software. System software, application software, compilers and translators
Operation systems. Introduction to operating system, types of operating systems and their functions, popular operating systems MS-DOS, UNIX and Windows; file management.
AD 204 Society and Environment (Group A):
Societal structure and dynamics: an analysis of basic sociological concepts and the applications to contemporary society, social stratification caste, class, cultural heritage, occupation, mobility and income distribution. Social tensions and their cause societal responsibilities and social institutions.
Development processes: parameters for development. Interrelationship between social, economic and scientific factors. Role of science and technology in development. Planning its objective and assessment.
Technological assessment: historical development of science and technology criteria for assessment of appropriate technology and technology adaptation.
AD 204 Society and Environment (Group B):
Ecosystems: Natural ecosystems. Principles of eco-balance Biosphere cycle, carbon dioxide. Causes for eco-imbalance- its effects and remedies.
Enviromental Degradation: Causes for degradation- its effect. Control of Air, water, soil and noise pollution. Protection of ozone layer.
Waste Management: Agricultural, Urban and industrial waste. Sustainable development: definition and concept. Technology for sustainable energy and materials.
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