# Analysis of GATE 2011 – Mechanical Engineering paper

Analysis of GATE 2011 – Mechanical Engineering paper
(Subject Wise)

 SUBJECTS QUESTION NO MARKS RELATED TO THAT QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS Maths 5,8,12,15,13, 29, 39, 40,44, 5(1),8(1),12(1),15(1),13(1), 29(2), 39(2), 40(2),44(2) 13 Mechanics 4,30,41 4(1),30(2),41(2) 5 SOM 3, 16, 22, 46, 54,55 3(1), 16(1), 22(1), 46(2), 54(2),55(2) 9 TOM 21, 31,38,42 21(1), 31(2),38(2),42(2) 7 Machine Design 9,43 9(1),43(2) 3 Fluid Mechanics 24, 36,47 24(1), 36(2),47(2) 5 Heat Transfer 11, 23,33 11(1), 23(1),33(2) 4 Thermodynamics 10,17, 25, 32,34, 35,45, 50,51, 52,53 10(1),17(1), 25(1), 32(2),34(2), 35(2),45(2), 50(2),51(2), 52(2),53(2) 19 MPE 1, 2, 18,19, 14, 20, 26, 27,28,37 1(1), 2(1), 18(1),19(1), 14(1), 20(1), 26(2), 27(2),28(2),37(2) 14 Industrial Engg. 6,7,48,49 6(1),7(1),48(2),49(2) 6 GA 56,57,58,59,60,61,62,63,64,65 56(1),57(1),58(1),59(1),60(1),61(2),62(2),63(2),64(2),65(2) 15 SUM TOTAL 100
Mathematics in Mechanical Engineering

 Topic name QUESTION NO MARKS RELATED TO THAT QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS Linear Algebra 13, 29 13-(1), 29-(2) 3 Probability & distribution 39 39-(2) 2 Numerical Method 44 44-(2) 2 Calculus 5,12,15 5-(1), 12-(1),15-(1) 3 Differential Equations 40 40-(2) 2 Complex Variables 8 8-(1) 1 Laplace Transforms

Engineering Mechanics in Mechanical Engineering

 Topic name QUESTION NO MARKS RELATED TO THAT QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS FBD & Equilibrium 30 30-(2) 2 Trusses & Frames Kinematics & Dynamics of particles & rigid bodies in plane motion 4,41 4(1),41-(2) 3

Strength of Materials(SOM) in Mechanical Engineering

 Topic name QUESTION NO MARKS RELATED TO THAT QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS Stress & Strain SFD & BMD 22 22-(1) 1 Bending & Shear Stress Deflection of beams 54,55 54-(2),55-(2) 4 Torsion of circular shafts 46 46-(2) 2 Mohr’s circle Strain Energy Methods Euler’s Theory of columns 16 16-(1) 1 Thick and Thin Cylinder 3 3-(1) 1

Theory of Machines(TOM) in Mechanical Engineering

 Topic name QUESTION NO MARKS RELATED TO THAT QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS Mechanism 21,42 21-(1),42-(2) 3 Gear Trains Flywheels Vibrations 31,38 31-(2),38-(2) 4

 Topic name QUESTION NO MARKS RELATED TO THAT QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS Failure Theories 9 9-(1) 1 Fatigue Design of bolted, riveted & welded joints Design of shafts, gears & Bearings 43 43-(2) 2 Design of Brakes & Clutches

Fluid Mechanics in Mechanical Engineering

 Topic name QUESTION NO MARKS RELATED TO THAT QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS Fluid properties 24 24-(1) 1 Fluid statics Fluid Kinematics 47 47-(2) 2 Fluid Dynamics Boundary layer 36 36-(2) 2 Hydraulic Machines

Heat Transfer in Mechanical Engineering

 Topic name QUESTION NO MARKS RELATED TO THAT QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS Conduction 11,33 11-(1) 1 Convection Radiation Heat Exchanger 23 23-(1) 1

Thermodynamics & Power Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

 Topic name QUESTION NO MARKS RELATED TO THAT QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS Basic thermodynamics 10,17,50,51 10-(1),17-(1),50-(2),51-(2) 6 Properties of pure substances Irreversibility & Availability Work, heat & entropy Psychrometrics 25 25-(1) 1 Power Engineering 32,34,45,52,53 32-(2),34-(2),45-(2),52-(2),53-(2) 10 Refrigeration & Air-conditioning I.C. Engines 35 35-(2) 2

Manufacturing Process & Engineering(MPE) in Mechanical Engineering

 Topic name QUESTION NO MARKS RELATED TO THAT QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS Engineering Materials 1,19 1-(1),19-(1) 2 Metal casting 14,27 14-(1),27-(2) 3 Forming 20,37 20-(1),37-(2) 3 Joining 2 2-(1) 1 Machining & Machine Tool Operations 26,28 26-(2),28-(2) 4 Metrology & Inspections 18 18-(1) 1 Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Industrial Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

 Topic name QUESTION NO MARKS RELATED TO THAT QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS Production planning & control 6 6-(1) 1 Inventory Control Operations Research 7,48,49 7-(1),48-(2),49-(2) 5

General Aptitude (GA) in Mechanical Engineering

 Topic name QUESTION NO MARKS RELATED TO THAT QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS Numerical Ability 59,61,63,64,65 59-(1),61-(2),63-(2),64-(2),65-(2) 9 Verbal Ability 56,57,58,60,62 56-(1),57-(1),58-(1),60-(1),62-(2) 6