Best Production & Industrial Engineering Books for GATE 2023

Best Production & Industrial Engineering Books for GATE 2023

The below table contains the list of the Best Books for the GATE 2023 Production & Industrial engineering exam preparations.

Author/ PublicationBook’s Name 

P. K. Nag

Engineering Thermodynamics

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V. B. Bhandari

Design of Machine Elements

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Mathur Sharma

IC Engine

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Modi & Seth

Fluid Mechanics & Machinery

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Made Easy Class Notes, Swadesh Singh

Material Science

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Engineering Thermodynamics

Engineering ThermodynamicsRead More

  1. This book presents a stack of real-world engineering examples to understand and augment the ideas developed. A clear and simple exposition of thermodynamic principles. 
  2. Numericals are divided into 3 categories E for easy, M for medium, and H for hard. The level of problems is also quite high. 

Design of Machine Elements

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  1. The book aims to provide detailed discussions on the principles, design considerations, and applications of various machine elements.
  2. It uses simple language, illustrations, and numerous examples with an outcome-based learning approach.
  3. Questions with answers based on GATE and other competitive examinations, an ample number of examples, short Answer questions, practice problems, and MCQs marked with level of difficulty.

Internal Combustion Engine

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  1. Internal Combustion Engine by Mathur & Sharma is written in simple language and the explanations are given very well.
  2. This book is a good choice for competitive exams such as GATE & other states’ competitive exams.

Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics

Hydraulics and Fluid MechanicsRead More

  1. It is a good book for aspirants preparing for GATE, ESE & other states’ competitive exams, helpful for building concepts, and covers a full syllabus with all topics.

Basics Of Material Science And Engineering

Basics Of Material Science And EngineeringRead More

  1. Basics of Material Science and Engineering by Made Easy is easy to understand, and the content given inside is concise and up to the point.

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GATE 2022: Productional & Industrial Engineering Syllabus for Examination

Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigenvalues, and Eigenvectors.

Calculus: Functions of a single variable, Limit, continuity, and differentiability, Mean value theorems, Evaluation of definite and improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivative, Maxima and minima, Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives; Line, Surface and Volume integrals; Stokes, Gauss, and Green’s theorems.

Differential Equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, Initial and boundary value problems, Laplace transforms.

Complex Variables: Analytic functions, Cauchy’s integral theorem, Taylor series.

Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, Linear regression, Random variables, Poisson, normal, binomial, and exponential distributions.

Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and nonlinear algebraic equations, Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules, Single and multi-step methods for differential equations.

Engineering Materials: Structure, physical and mechanical properties, and applications of common engineering materials (metals and alloys, semiconductors, ceramics, polymers, and composites –metal, polymer,, and ceramic based); Iron-carbon equilibrium phase diagram; Heat treatment of
metals and alloys and their influence on mechanical properties; Stress-strain behavior of metals and alloys.

Applied Mechanics: Engineering mechanics – equivalent force systems, free body concepts, equations of equilibrium; Trusses; Strength of materials – stress, strain and their relationship; Failuretheories; Mohr’s circle (stress); Deflection of beams, bending and shear stresses; Euler’s theory of columns; Thick and thin cylinders; Torsion.nTheory of Machines and Design: Analysis of planar mechanisms, cams,, and followers; Governors and flywheels; design of bolted, riveted,, and welded joints; Interference/shrink-fit joints; Friction and
lubrication; Design of shafts, keys, couplings, spur gears, belt drives, brakes,, and clutches; Pressure vessels.

Thermal and Fluids Engineering: Fluid mechanics – fluid statics, Bernoulli’s equation, flow through pipes, laminar and turbulent flows, equations of continuity and momentum, capillary action; Dimensional analysis; Thermodynamics – zeroth, first and second laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamic systems and processes, calculation of work and heat for systems and control volumes; Air standard cycles; Heat transfer – basic applications of conduction, convection and radiation.

Casting: Types of casting processes and applications; Sand casting: patterns – types, materials, and allowances; molds and cores–materials, making, and testing; design of gating system and riser; casting techniques of cast iron, steels, and nonferrous metals and alloys; analysis of solidification and microstructure development; Other casting techniques: Pressure die casting, Centrifugal casting, Investment casting, Shell mold casting; Casting defects and their inspection by nondestructive testing.

Metal Forming: Stress-strain relations in elastic and plastic deformation; von Mises and Tresca yield criteria, Concept of flow stress; Hot, warm and cold working; Bulk-forming processes – forging, rolling, extrusion, and wire drawing; Sheet metal working processes – blanking, punching, bending, stretch forming, spinning, and deep drawing; Ideal work and slab analysis; Defects in metalworking and their causes.

Joining of Materials: Classification of joining processes; Principles of fusion welding processes using different heat sources (flame, arc, resistance, laser, electron beam), Heat transfer, and associated losses; Arc welding processes – SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, plasma arc, submerged arc welding processes; Principles of solid-state welding processes – friction welding, friction stir welding, ultrasonic welding; Welding defects – causes and inspection; Principles of adhesive joining, brazing and soldering processes.

Powder Processing: Production of metal/ceramic powders, compaction, and sintering of metals and ceramic powders, Cold and hot isostatic pressing.

Polymers and Composites: Polymer processing – injection, compression, and blow molding, extrusion, calendaring and thermoforming; molding of composites.

Machining: Orthogonal and oblique machining, Single point cutting tool and tool signature, Chip the formation, cutting forces, Merchant’s analysis, Specific cutting energy and power; Machining parameters and material removal rate; tool materials, tool wear, and tool life; Thermal aspects of machining, cutting fluids, machinability; Economics of machining; Machining processes – turning,
taper turning, thread cutting, drilling, boring, milling, gear cutting, thread production; Finishing processes – grinding, honing, lapping, and super-finishing.

Machine Tools: Lathe, milling, drilling, and shaping machines – construction and kinematics; Jigs and fixtures – principles, applications, and design.

Advanced Manufacturing: Principles and applications of USM, AJM, WJM, AWJM, EDM, and Wire EDM, LBM, EBM, PAM, CHM, ECM; Effect of process parameters on material removal rate, surface roughness, and power consumption; Additive manufacturing techniques.

Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Basic concepts of CAD and CAM, Geometric modeling, CNC; Automation in Manufacturing; Industrial Robots – configurations, drives, and controls; Cellular manufacturing and FMS – Group Technology, CAPP.

Metrology and Inspection: Accuracy and precision; Types of errors; Limits, fits, and tolerances; Gauge design, Interchangeability, Selective assembly; Linear, angular, and form measurements (straightness, flatness, roundness, runout, and cylindricity) by mechanical and optical methods; Inspection of screw threads and gears; Surface roughness measurement by contact and non-contact methods.

Quality Management: Quality – concept, and costs; Statistical quality control – process capability analysis, control charts for variables and attributes and acceptance sampling; Six sigma; Total quality management; Quality assurance and certification – ISO 9000, ISO14000.

Reliability and Maintenance: Reliability, availability, and maintainability; distribution of failure and repair times; determination of MTBF and MTTR, reliability models; Determination of system reliability; Preventive and predictive maintenance and replacement, Total productive maintenance.

Product Design and Development: Principles of product design, tolerance design; quality and cost considerations; product life cycle; standardization, simplification, diversification; Value engineering and analysis; Concurrent engineering; Design for “X”.

Work System Design: Taylor’s scientific management, Gilbreths’s contributions; Productivity – concepts and measurements; Method study, Micro-motion study, Principles of motion economy; Work measurement – time study, Work sampling, Standard data, PMTS; Ergonomics; Job evaluation and merit rating.

Facility Design: Facility location factors and evaluation of alternate locations; types of plant layout and their evaluation; Computer-aided layout design techniques; Assembly line balancing; Materials handling systems.

Operation Research: Linear programming – problem formulation, simplex method, duality and sensitivity analysis; transportation and assignment models; Integer programming; Constrained and unconstrained nonlinear optimization; Markovian queuing models; Simulation – manufacturing applications.

Engineering Economy and Costing: Elementary cost accounting and methods of depreciation; Break-even analysis; Techniques for evaluation of capital investments; Financial statements; Activity-based costing.

Production control: Forecasting techniques – causal and time series models, moving average, exponential smoothing, trend, and seasonality; Aggregate production planning; Master production scheduling; MRP, MRP-II, and ERP; Routing, scheduling, and priority dispatching; Push and pull production systems, concepts of Lean and JIT manufacturing systems; Logistics, distribution, and supply chain management; Inventory – functions, costs, classifications, deterministic inventory models, quantity discount; Perpetual and periodic inventory control systems.

Project management: Scheduling techniques – Gantt chart, CPM, PERT, and GERT.

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