APGENCO Assistant Engineer Syllabus 2017 Exam pattern apgenco.gov.in

Check out Latest Exam Pattern & Syllabus for Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited 2017 APGENCO Assistant Engineer Sylla...

Check out Latest Exam Pattern & Syllabus for Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited 2017 APGENCO Assistant Engineer Syllabus 2017 APGENCO AE syllabus 2017
APGENCO Assistant Engineer Syllabus 2017
Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited will conduct a written test for the Post of Assistant Engineer. The standard of Competition level is raising with the time period as we are going onward and time passing away rapidly. So candidate should knows that what should they have to prepare for their performance in examination. Candidates who are going to face this exam here we are providing you recommended latest exam pattern and syllabus.
Exam Pattern: The Exam Pattern for APGENCO is as follows:
  1. Written test must be conducted in the following manner:-
    Part A: Question on core Academic curriculum of respective manner
    Part B: Question on analytical aptitude
  2. The minimum qualifying marks in the written test  shall be for OCs 40%  BCs 35% SCs, STs and Physically challenged 30%
Exam Syllabus: Exam Syllabus for Assistants Exam is given below :

For Electrical Branch/AE:

  1. Electrical Circuits and Network:- Kirchhoff’s laws, mesh and node analysis, network theorems, sinusoidal steady state analysis of single phase and three phase Circuits, resonance, transient response of RL, RC, RLC circuits for different inputs,to-port networks,Two element network synthesis.
  2. Control systems:- Modeling of physics systems, Block diagrams and single flow graph, Time and frequency Domain analysis, Steady state errors, Routh’s criterion, Nyquist and Bode Plots, Compensation, root loci, elementary ideas of state variable analysis, Control systems components.
  3. Measurement and Instrumentation:- SI units, measurement of Current, Voltage, power, power- factory and energy, measurement of resistance, inductance capacitance and frequency- bridge methods, transducers and their application to the measurement of non-electrical quantities like temperature, pressure, strain, displacement etc., cathode ray oscilloscope.
  4. Analog and Digital Electronics:- Characteristics of diodes, BJT, SCR, Amplifier, biasing, equivalent circuits, frequency response, feedback amplifiers, power amplifiers, oscillators, operational amplifier and applications, wave shaping circuits, multi-vibrators, flip-flops, universal gate combinational circuits, A/D and D/A converters.
  5. Electrical Machines and power Electronic Drives:- single phase transformer, equivalent circuits, tests, regulation & efficiency, three phase transformer connection parallel operation, auto transformer, principal of energy conversion, winding of rotating machines, DC generators and motors, characteristics, starting and speed control, single phase induction, motors performance characteristics, starting and speed control, single phase induction motors, Synchronous generators, performance regulations, parallel operation, synchronous motors, permanent magnet, and stepper motors, characteristic of power electronics devices, phase control, bridge converters, choppers and inverters, basic concept of adjustable speed drives.
  6. Power systems:-Electrical power generation thermal, hydro, nuclear, transmission line parameters; steady state performance of overhead transmission lines and cables,  surge propagation, distribution systems, insulators, bundle conductors, corona, and radio interference effects, per unit quantities: bus admittance and impedance matrices, load flow: voltage control and power factor correction; economic operation, symmetrical components, analysis of symmetrical and unsymmetrical faults; principle of over current, differential and distance protections, circuit breaker, concept:  of system stability, swing curves and equal area criterion.

For Mechanical Branch/AE:

  1. Strength of Materials: Simple stresses and strains Hooke’s law, elastic constants, stress strain curve of mild steel bars of uniform strength, compound bars, temperature stresses, stresses on oblique planes-principal stresses and strains, Mohr’s stress circle, shear force and bending moment diagrams for beams, bending and shear stresses in beams, definition of beams, deflections of beams, columns and struts, strain energy, strain energy, torsion of circular shafts and springs.
  2. Fluid mechanics and Machinery:  Basic fluid properties, fluid static- pressure measurements,buoyancy and flotation, fluid kinematics, fluid dynamics- Euler’s Bernoulli’s and impulse momentum equations, laminar and turbulent flows, flow through pipes and loses in pipes,bends, boundary layer theory, compressible fluid flow, impact of jets, hydraulic turbines and pumps, Ram, Accumulator and intensifier.
  3. Material science and metallurgy: Structure and properties of engineering materials,  bonding in solids,imperfections in crystals and metals, structure of alloys, manufacture of iron and steel, heat treatment, alloy steels, principles of powder metallurgy.
  4. Theory of Machines: Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of plane mechanism, dynamic analysis of slider- crank mechanism, gear trains, flywheels.
  5. Vibrations:  Free and forced vibrations, effects of damping, resonance, vibration isolation, critical speeds of shafts.
  6. Design of Machine elements: Design for static and dynamic loading failure theories,fatigue strength,S-N diagram, design of joints, shafts, bearings, gears, brakes, clutches, screws, springs, cranks, piston, gyroscopes, balancing and governs.
  7. Heat Transfer:- various modes of heat transfer, fins, heat exchangers, LMTD & NTU methods, unsteady state heat conduction, Dimensionless parameters, free and forced convective heat transfer, thermal boundary layer, heat transfer in flow-over flat plates and through pipes, effect of turbulence, radiated heat transfer, shape factors, network analysis, Condensation and boiling.
  8. ThermodynamicsZeroth, first and second laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamics systems and processes, Carnot cycle, Air-standard cycles, irreversibility and availability, Properties of pure substances, psychometrics, Refrigeration and Air conditioning, Working principles and their applications.
  9. Applied thermodynamics: Classification of compressors and its working principles, classification of I.C. Engines and Its working Principles, Performances, Design Consideration of combustion chambers for C.I. & S.L. engines, knocking, rating of fuels, lubrications, Ignition systems.
  10. Turbo Machines working principles of gas turbines, steam turbines, Rankine’s cycle, modified Rankine’s cycle, jet propulsion and nozzles.
  11. Metal cutting and machine tools:  Mechanics of machining, single and Multi point cutting tools, tools geometry, tool life wear, cutting force analysis, micro finishing machines- EDM, ECM and USM, NC machines, jigs and fixtures, Standards of Measurements, Limits,Fits, Tolerances, Linear and angular  measurements, Comparators, lathes, drilling, shaping, planning, milling, gear cutting, Broaching and Grinding Machines.
  12. Foundry, welding and Forging: Design of patterns moulds and cores, solidification, design consideration of runner, riser and gate, physics of welding, types of welding and their principles, brazing, soldering, adhesive bonding, Fundamental of Hot and cold working processes, forging, rolling, extrusion, drawing, shearing and bending.
  13. Production and operation management: plant layout, material handling , production, planning and control, materials, management and work studies, inspections, quality control, cost analysis,operation research, basic concepts of CAD/CAM inventory control.

For Electronics branch/AE:

  1. Basic of circuits and measurement systemsKrichoff’s  laws, mesh and nodal Analysis,, circuit theorems, One-port and two-port network Function, static and dynamic Characteristics of measurement systems, Error and uncertainly analysis, Statistical analysis of data and curve fitting.
  2. Transducers, Mechanical Measurement and Industrial Instrumentation: Resistive, Capacitive, inductive and piezoelectric transducers and their signals conditioning, measurement of displacement, velocity and acceleration (translation and rotational), force, torque, vibration and shock. Measurement of pressure, flow, temperature and liquid level. Measurement of pH, conductivity, viscosity and Humidity.
  3. Analog electronics: Characteristics of diode, BJT, JFET and MOSFET, diode circuits, Transistors at low and High frequencies, Amplifiers, Single and multi-stage, Feedback amplifier, operational amplifiers, Characteristics and Circuit configurations, Instrumentation amplifier, precision rectifier, V-to-I & I-TO-V converter.Op-Amp based active filters. Oscillators and signal generators.
  4. Digital ElectronicsCombinational logic circuits, minimization of boolean functions, IC families, TTL, MOS and CMOS, Arithmetic circuits, Comparators, Schmitt trigger, Timers and mono-stable, Multi vibrator, sequential circuits, flip-flops, counters, shift registers, multiplexer, S/H circuit, Analog-to-Digital and Digital-to- analog converter. Basic of number system, Microprocessor applications, Memory and Input-output interfacing, Microcontrollers.
  5. Signals,systems and Communications: Periodic and aperiodic signals. impulse Response,transfer function and frequency response of first and second order systems. convolution, correlation and characteristics of Linear time invariant systems. Discrete time system, Impulse and frequency response, pulse transfer function, IR & FIR filters. Amplitude and frequency modulation and demodulation, sampling theorem, pulse code modulation frequency and time division multiplexing. Amplitude shift keying, frequency shift keying and pulse shift keying for digital modulation.
  6. Electrical and Electronic Measurements:  Bridges and potentioments, measurement of R. L & C. Measurement of Voltage, current power, power factor and energy, A.C & D.C. current probes. Extension of instrument ranges. Q-meter and waveform analyzer. Digital Voltmeter and Multi-meter, time, phase and frequency, measurement cathode ray oscilloscope. serial and parallel  communication, Shielding and Grounding.
  7. Control system and process control:  Feedback principles, signal flow graphs, transient Response, Steady-state-errors. Routh and Nyquist criteria, Bode plot, root loci, Time Delay systems, Phase and gain margin. state space representation of systems, Mechanical, Hydraulic and pneumatic system components, synchro pair, servo and step motors, On-Off, Cascade, P, P-I, P-I-D, feed forward and derivative controller, fuzzy controller.
  8. Analytical, Optical Instrumentation: Mass spectrometry, UV, visible and IR spectrometry, X-ray and nuclear, radiation measurement optical sources and Detectors, LED, laser, Photo-diode, photo-resistor and their characteristics, interferometers, Applications in metrology, basic of fiber optics.

For Civil branch/AE: 

  1. Strength of material and theory of structureSimple interest and strains, Hokke’s law, elastic constants, stress strain curve of mild steel stresses on oblique planes- principal stresses and strains, Mohr’s stress circle, temperature stresses, compound bars, shear force and bending movement diagrams for beams, bending and shear stress in beams, Strain energy principles, torsion of circular shafts- pure torsion and combined with bending and thrust, deflection of simple beams, thin and thick cylinders, Columns and struts, direct and bending stresses, trusses, propped cantilevers and fixed beams, arches, cables and suspension bridges; moving load and influencing line; static and kinematic indeterminacies, continuous beams and portal frames movement distribution, kani’s and matrix methods, unsymmetrical Bending and shear Centre.
  2. Reinforced concrete: Materials- properties, grades and tests, workability and mix design of concrete- basic concepts of working stress and limit state methods of design- Limit state design of beams, slabs and T-beam bridges, retaining walls, Pre- stressed concrete—basic concepts, losses and analysis and design of beams including end block.
  3. Steel structure: Rivetted and welded joints, Connections- eccentric and framed, simple and compound beams, tension and compression members, plate and Grinders, roof trusses, plate grinder and truss bridges, water tanks, roof trusses, tubular section and design, Transmission towers, column bases, plastic analysis, basic principles, theorems, methods of analysis, analysis and design of determinate and intermediate beams and frames.
  4. Geo- technical Engineering:  Origin and classification of soils,three phase system, basic definition and relations, effective stress, permeability, capillarity and seepage of soils,shear strength, stability of slopes, earth pressures and retaining walls, stresses distribution in soils, settlement analysis, subsurface exploration and site investigations, bearing capacity of soils, shallow and deep foundations, pile foundations.
  5. Other topics: Elements of surveying-chain, plane table, compass and theodolite, leveling building materials and construction, formwork, CPM and PERT.
  6. Fluid Mechanics and Machinery: Properties of fluids, pressure measurement fluid  statics, buoyancy and flotation, fluid kinematics and fluid dynamics, orifices and Mouth pieces, notched and weirs, laminar and turbulent flows, flow through pipes, forces on immersed and bodies, flow in open channels, impact of jets, hydraulic turbines and pumps, dams, power houses, hydrology and hydro power plants.

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