Rajasthan PSC Assistant Engineer (Mechanical) GWD Syllabus & Paper Pattern

RPSC Assistant Engineer (Mechanical) for Ground Water Department recruitment is being conducted through a written exam in which many candidates apply. RPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus & Exam Pattern is being given below as per which the candidates can prepare well for the exam. Syllabus for RPSC Asst Engineer will include the topics such as Fluid Mechanics, transportation Engineer, construction materials, hydrology, hydraulic engineering, environmental engineering and many others. RPSC Syllabus for Assistant Engineer will include the basic topics from different departments.

Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions are asked in the exam paper. The total marks of the paper are 100 and each question will be of 1 mark.

NOTE: There will also be negative marking for every wrong answer.

Total Time: 2 Hours

Exam Syllabus: The topics which will be covered in exam are-

Heat Transfer & Power Plant- Steady state, conduction through walls and cylinders, Convection, Heat transfer coefficient, hydraulic and Nuclear power plants,  Non-conventional sources of energy, Heat exchangers, Heat transfer by radiation between black surfaces, combined heat transfer coefficient, Fundamentals of thermal

Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machinery- Normal shock, Measurement of flow by venturimeter, Continuity equation, Bernoulli’s theorem, V-notch and pitot tube, Flow through pipes, Laminar and turbulent flow, Flow through convergent divergent nozzle, orifice meter, Pelton, centrifugal and reciprocating pumps, Hydraulic turbines, performance characteristics, cavitations, Francis and Kaplan turbines

Machine Design: Design of machine elements, eccentric load, torsion like shafts, couplings, thin cylinders, Theories of failure, Elastic & plastic deformations, Material selection

Construction Materials, Technology And Management: Building Materials (stones, bricks, steel, Timber, lime, cement, sand, paints, distempers, lime concrete, cement concrete for plain), Road Materials, Roofing, Stone slab, RCC, G.C. Steel, Asbestos cement and jack arch, Centering and Shuttering: Centering form work, shuttering and moulds, timber & steel trestles and false work, scaffolding and shoring, under pinning Construction Management

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Industrial Engineering: Principles of Scientific management, Human behavior, Incentive Schemes, Manufacturing accounts, Balance Sheet, Analysis of financial statements

Production & Operations Research: Product design, cost selection of manufacturing processes, Break even analysis, Plant Location & Plant layout, Operations research methods for inventory control, replacement & decision theory, concept of network analysis

Surveying, Estimating & Costing basic principles, Estimation for quantities for various types of construction, Rate Analysis, Preparation of Tender & contract documents, Centre-line diagram, Building layout Shuttering plan

Hydrology & Water Resources Engineering: Engineering Hydrology, Groundwater Hydrology, Diversion Head Works, Khosla’s theory, design for uplift and exit gradient, Silt exclusion from canal head works, Canals, Lined and unlined canals, Lacey’s and Kennedy’s theories, Tractive force approach, Types of lining and its selection criteria, Lift Irrigation from Canals and Wells, Ground water availability in unconfined aquifers, Safe yield formulae, construction and maintenance of wells, Relative merits of lift irrigation and flow irrigation, Design principles of irrigation canals and energy dissipation, Storage Works, Forces on gravity dams, Structural stability behaviour and stress variation in gravity dams, Appurtenances, Foundation treatment and control of seepage, Hydropower; General features and components of a Hydropower Station, Major rivers and Dams of India and Rajasthan, their history and development.

Design Of Structures: water, fine and coarse aggregates, brief introduction to admixtures, IS Concrete mix design procedure, properties and testing of fresh and hardened concrete, Codal provisions for slabs, beams, walls, columns and footings, Limit state design as per IS:456 for bending, shear, axial compression and combined forces, Materials for cement concrete, properties and testing of cement, Column bases, column footing, Lateral Loads, determination of wind and Earthquake effects as per IS codes, Working stress method of design of R.C. members, methods of pre-stressing, losses, Design of simple members and determinate structures, working stress, factor of safety, introduction to IS: 875 with respect to dead loads, imposed loads and Wind loads, Design of welded and bolted joints, Plastic analysis, Design of tension members, Compression members, Design of cantilever and counter-fort Retaining walls, Principles of pre-stressed concrete design, materials, axially and eccentrically loaded columns, Design of beams, simple and built up sections, laterally restrained and unrestrained beams, design of beam column connections, IS: 1343 provisions Mild steel and high tensile steel

Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering: Soil water interaction, Flow net and its uses, Contact pressure distribution, Consolidation, Shear Strength, Phase relationship, Index Properties of soil, various laboratory Tests, Basic concept, Mohr-Coulomb Failure theory and measurement of shear strength, Porosity and degree of saturation, density index, Earth Pressure, Bearing Capacity, Field Compaction method, water content, field compaction control and factors affecting compaction, General shear and local shear failures, Vertical pressure distribution, Circular load, pressure bulb and its significance

Strength Of Materials & Theory Of Structures: Principal stresses and strains, Strain energy, Behavior of engineering materials in tension, yield stress, proof stress, factor of safety, load factor and elastic constants, compression and shear, elastic limit, nominal stress, actual stress and ultimate stress, theories of elastic failure, Bending moment & shear force in statically determinate beams, stress due to bending moment and shear force, design of section, section modulus, elementary theory of torsion, combined bending and torsion, Forces in statically determinate plane trusses.

Environmental Engineering: Water Supply Engineering, Qualitative and Quantitative requirements of water, Variation in demand, Forecast of population, Different sources of water supply, Types of Intake, Various types of Water treatment, flow diagram, separate sewers and combined sewers, Hydraulic and structural design considerations, House plumbing, Sewage pumping station, Characterization of Sewage, sludge digesters and sludge drying, Final disposal, oxidation ponds, oxidation ditches, aerated lagoons, septic tank, anaerobic lagoons, Water distribution system, Clear water reservoirs Wastewater Engineering

Transportation Engineering: Road Construction, constructing different types of roads, Highway Material & Testing, Properties of subgrade soil, significance, method & applications of various tests on soil, stone aggregate & bitumen, Geometric Design, sight distance, types of road crossings, roundabout, grade-separated intersections, stone aggregates & bituminous material, Highway classification, design, horizontal & vertical alignment

Hydraulics & Hydraulic Machines: Description of single and multistage pumps, Specific speed, Characteristic curves, Model Test, stability and forces on fully and partially submerged bodies, Fluid kinematics, acceleration of fluid particle, velocity potential and stream function, irrotational flows, ideal fluid flow, Flow through pipes, Laminar and turbulent, Gravity/Channel flows, Surges, Dimensional analysis and Similitude techniques, Bernoulli’s & Reynold’s equations and their applications, Flow measuring devices, Momentum and angular momentum principles as applied to fluid in a control volume, Fluid properties, Newton’s law, types of flow, Fluid statics, applications to jets, Centrifugal and Reciprocating pumps, Introduction to viscous flow, concept of lift and drag, Manometric and Hydraulic efficiencies, Calculation of pumping power requirements


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