Notification Released on Lab Instructor Grade – I Exam EEEFeb 18, 2021 2021-02-19 12:54
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NSTRUCTOR GRADE I EEE – Kerala PSC Syllabus
Module I (a)
Technical Mathematics :
i. Matrices – Identification of Matrices, matrix operations, adjoint and inverse.
ii. Determinants – Evaluation of second and third order, minors and cofactors, solutions of simultaneous linear equation in three unknown using Cramer’s rule.
iii.Binomial Series – Expansions using Binomial theorem.
iv. Trigonometric functions – Signs of functions in each quadrant. Trigonometric values of angles, properties of trigonometric functions, applications of the identities sin (A ± B), cos (A ± B) and tan (A ± B).
v. Coordinate geometry – Equations to a straight line – slope-intercept form, intercept form, Angle between two lines, condition for two lines to be perpendicular, parallel.
vi. Differentiation – Limits and continuity, derivatives of functions, equation to tangents and normals. Maxima and minima of functions of one variable.
vii. Integration of functions – Integration of different types of functions.
viii. Applications of integration – Area bounded by a curve and X or Y axis,
solutions of differential equations using the method of variable separable, solutions of linear differential equations of first order.
Module I (b)
Basic Civil Engineering:
Materials: Brick – varieties and strength, characteristics of good brick. Cement – varieties and grade of cement and its uses. Steel – types of steel for reinforcement bars, steel structural sections. Aggregates – types & requirements of good aggregates. Concrete – grades of concrete as per IS code, water cement ratio. Workability, mixing, batching, compaction and curing.
Construction: Parts of building – foundation – types of foundations – spread footing, isolated footing, combined footing, Raft, pile and well foundations. Masonry types rubble masonry, brick masonry, English bond and Flemish bond. (One brick wall).
Surveying: Chain surveying – principles, instruments, ranging, and chaining survey lines, field work and field book, selection of survey stations, units of land area.
Levelling: Levelling instruments, different types, bench mark, reduced level of points, booking of field notes, reduction of levels by height of collimation method (simple problem). Modern survey – instruments – Total station, Electronics theodolite, Distomat.
Module I (c)
Basic MechanicalEngineering :
The importance of IC Engines: Definition, classification – two stroke engines, four stroke engines, working of two stroke engines and four stroke engines with the help of line sketches, comparison between two stroke and four stroke engines, comparison between petrol and diesel engines, function of fly wheel, clutch, gearbox, propeller shaft and differential in power transmission, explain with sketch the working of differential, briefly explain power transmission of 4 wheel vehicle with line diagram.
The importance of Power Plants: Introduction, classification of power plants working of hydroelectric power plant with schematic sketches – working of thermal (Steam and Diesel) power plant with schematic sketches – working of nuclear power plant with schematic sketches.
Module I (d)
Basic Electrical Engineering :Review with discussion of electric current, potential difference, power, EMF, resistance and its laws, Ohms law and series parallel circuit, electromagnetism, generation of AC and DC supply.
Idea of Basic electrical circuit: Electrical supply and load and its functioning, division of voltage and current in a parallel and series circuit – simple problems, units of power and energy, solution of DC circuit with calculation of energy consumption in an installation.
Circuit parameters: Resistance, Capacitance and inductance. AC circuit with R, L, C.Simple solution of typical AC circuit with resistance, impedance, power and power factor. v Electrical circuit of an installation: Earthing, lightning protection.
Module I (e)
Essentials of Electronics Engineering :Active and passive devices – review only. LED – working, applications, comparison of LED lighting and CFL lighting. Full wave rectifier – diagram and explanation, 5 V power supply – with bridge rectifier and 7805. SMPS – block diagram and advantages. Integrated circuits. SMDs – advantages. Static electricity – precautions in handling electronic circuits.
Switches: ON / OFF, push to ON, push to OFF, push to ON / OFF, SPST, SPDT, DPDT.Working and application of limit switches, proximity switches, relays.
Microcontrollers: Simple block diagram of 8 bit microcontrollers – application.
Mobile technology: CDMA and GSM. Compare – 2G and 3G technologies.
Inverter & UPS: Block diagram. Compare – inverter and UPS. Online and off line
UPS – differentiate. Battery selection for UPS and inverter.
E-waste: Health hazards of e-waste.
Fundamentals of Electricity
Voltage, Current, Resistance, Energy, Power-Definitions and Units, Ohm’s law – Statement, Simple problems related to Ohm’s law, Power and Energy, Resistance inseries and Parallel -Simple problems. Kirchhoff’s laws – KCL and KVL.
Electrostatics and Electromagnetism
Laws of Electrostatics, Permittivity, Electric Flux, Flux Density, Potential, Potential Difference – equations and simple problems, Lightning Phenomenon, Potential Gradient, Dielectrical Strength, Capacitors in series and parallel, Energy stored in a Capacitor, Coulomb’s law, Permeability, Magnetic Flux, Flux density, Reluctance, mmf, Faraday’slaw of Electromagnetic Induction, Lenz’s Law. Self Inductance, Mutual Inductance,Energy stored in an inductor, Fleming’s Laws
Fundamentals of AC Systems
Generation of ac voltage, Equation of voltage, Basic terms – amplitude, frequency, cycle, time period, average value, instantaneous value, rms value, form factor, peak factor – equations and related simple problems, ac through resistance, inductance and capacitance, star and delta connections in 3 phase ac systems – line and phase relationship in star and delta systems.
Measurements and measuring instruments
Various types of electrical measuring instruments – Voltmeter, Ammeter, Energy Meter, Wattmeter, Single phase and Three phase power measurement, measurement of resistance, Inductance and Capacitance, Power factor meter, Synchroscope, TOD meter, CRO, Insulation megger and earth megger, multimeter, CT and PT.
Safety, First Aid, Batteries and Solar Cell
Basic safety requirements, electric shock-requirement for avoiding shock, first aid, installation, care and maintenance of batteries and solar cells, determination of totalnumber of cells required for a given power requirements.Wiring Accessories ,Various wiring systems
Wires-single strand and multistrand, current ratings. Fuses-cartridge and HRC. Switches- SPST, SPDT, TPTT, ICDP, ICTP, Toggle switch, Limit switch, safety devices- MCB,ELCB, RCCB, electrical illumination, Earthing – Pipe and Plate earthing.
DC generator – construction, working, classification, emf equation, wave and lap windings,characteristics, simple problems,DC motor – construction, working, types, emf equation, torque-simple problems, various starters, speed control, testing, MG set.
Transformer-construction, principle, types, emf equation, transformation ratio, losses and efficiency, all day efficiency-simple problems,Threephaseinductionmotor-principle,construction,types,slip,torque,losses,efficiency,power stages, speed control, three phase motor starters,Alternators-construction, principle, emf equation, losses and efficiency, Three phase synchronous motor. Single phase and FHP motors-single phase induction motor, universal motor, ac series motor, servomotor, stepper motor, split phase motor
Number systems, logic gates-AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR, De-morgan’s theorems, half adder, full adder, flip-flops, shift registers, counters, ADC, DAC, soldering Techniques
Half wave and full wave rectifiers with and without filters, UJT relaxations oscillator, FET, JFET, Triac, Diac, IGBT, SCR, operation and maintenance of inverter, regulated dc power supply, battery charger, UPS.
NOTE: – (It may be noted that apart from the topics detailed above, questions from other topics prescribed for the educational qualification of the post may also appear in the question paper. There is no undertaking that all the topics above may be covered in the question paper) Referred from PSC website.