Thursday, July 26, 2007

Syllabus for IES : Indian Engineering Services Examination

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING PAPER – I (For both objective and conventional types papers) 1. EM Theory Electric and magnetic fields. Gauss’s Law and Amperes Law. Fields in dielectrics, conductors and magnetic materials. Maxwell’s equations. Time varying fields. Plane-Wave propagating in dielectric and conducting media. Transmission lines. 2. Electrical Materials Band Theory, Conductors, Semi-conductors and Insulators. Super-conductivity. Insulators for electrical and electronic applications. Magnetic materials. Ferro and ferri magnetism. Ceramics, Properties and applications. Hall effect and its applications. Special semi conductors. 3. Electrical Circuits Circuits elements. Kirchoff’s Laws. Mesh and nodal analysis. Network Theorems and applications. Natural response and forced response. Transient response and steady state response for arbitrary inputs. Properties of networks in terms of poles and zeros. Transfer function. Resonant circuits. Threephase circuits. Two-port networks. Elements of two-element network synthesis. 4. Measurements and Instrumentation Units and Standards. Error analysis, measurement of current, Voltage, power, Power-factor and energy. Indicating instruments. Measurement of resistance, inductance, Capacitance and frequency. Bridge measurements. Electronic measuring instruments. Digital Voltmeter and frequency counter. Transducers and their applications to the measurement of non-electrical quantities like temperature, pressure, flow-rate displacement, acceleration, noise level etc. Data acquisition systems. A/D and D/A converters. 5. CONTROL SYSTEMS. Mathematical modelling of physical systems. Block diagrams and signal flow graphs and their reduction. Time domain and frequency domain analysis of linear dynamical system. Errors for different type of inputs and stability criteria for feedback systems. Stability analysis using Routh-Hurwitz array, Nyquist plot and Bode plot. Root locus and Nicols chart and the estimation of gain and phase margin. Basic concepts of compensator design. State variable matrix and its use in system modelling and design. Sampled data system and performance of such a system with the samples in the error channel. Stability of sampled data system. Elements of non-linear control analysis. Control system components, electromechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic components. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING PAPER – II (For both objective and conventional types papers) 1. Electrical Machines and Power Transformers Magnetic Circuits - Analysis and Design of Power transformers. Construction and testing. Equivalent circuits. Losses and efficiency. Regulation. Auto-transformer, 3-phase transformer. Parallel operation. Basic concepts in rotating machines. EMF, torque, basic machine types. Construction and operation, leakage losses and efficiency. B.C. Machines. Construction, Excitation methods. Circuit models. Armature reaction and commutation. Characteristics and performance analysis. Generators and motors. Starting and speed control. Testing, Losses and efficiency. Synchronous Machines. Construction. Circuit model. Operating characteristics and performance analysis. Synchronous reactance. Efficiency. Voltage regulation. Salient-pole machine, Parallel operation. Hunting. Short circuit transients. Induction Machines. Construction. Principle of operation. Rotating fields. Characteristics and performance analysis. Determination of circuit model. Circle diagram. Starting and speed control. Fractional KW motors. Single-phase synchronous and induction motors. 2. Power systems Types of Power Stations, Hydro, Thermal and Nuclear Stations. Pumped storage plants. Economics and operating factors. Power transmission lines. Modeling and performance characteristics. Voltage control. Load flow studies. Optimal power system operation. Load frequency control. Symmetrical short circuit analysis. ZBus formulation. Symmetrical Components. Per Unit representation. Fault analysis. Transient and steady-state stability of power systems. Equal area criterion. Power system Transients. Power system Protection Circuit breakers. Relays. HVDC transmission. 3. ANALOG AND DIGITAL ELECTRONICS AND CIRCUITS Semiconductor device physics, PN junctions and transistors, circuit models and parameters, FET, Zener, tunnel, Schottky, photo diodes and their applications, rectifier circuits, voltage regulators and multipliers, switching behavior of diodes and transistors. Small signal amplifiers, biasing circuits, frequency response and improvement, multistage amplifiers and feed-back amplifiers, D.C. amplifiers, Oscillators. Large signal amplifiers, coupling methods, push pull amplifiers, operational amplifiers, wave shaping circuits. Multivibrators and flip-flops and their applications. Digital logic gate families, universal gates-combination circuits for arithmetic and logic operational, sequential logic circuits. Counters, registers, RAM and ROMs. 4. MICROPROCESSORS Microprocessor architecture-Instruction set and simple assembly language programming. Interfacing for memory and I/O. Applications of Micro-processors in power system. 5. COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS Types of modulation; AM, FM and PM. Demodulators. Noise and bandwidth considerations. Digital communication systems. Pulse code modulation and demodulation. Elements of sound and vision broadcasting. Carrier communication. Frequency division and time division multiplexing, Telemetry system in power engineering. 6. POWER ELECTRONICS Power Semiconductor devices. Thyristor. Power transistor, GTOs and MOSFETS. Characteristics and operation. AC to DC Converters; 1-phase and 3-phase DC to DC Converters; AC regulators. Thyristor controlled reactors; switched capacitor networks. Inverters; single-phase and 3-phase. Pulse width modulation. Sinusoidal modulation with uniform sampling. Switched mode power supplies.

Problem after installing MYSQL on WIN32

You need to remember there are two parts to mysql, the server and theclient(s). Mysqld is the server, mysql is the command line client. Thetraffic light is courtesy of another program called winmysqladmin and isoptional.If you start mysqld from a command prompt, it will not return to thecommand prompt. Perhaps that is what you mean by "Windows's promptcrash..". This is quite correct, the server is now running and that isdetected by winmysqladmin, so the green light comes on.The best way to run mysqld is as a Windows service. The manual coversthis but you can run it from a command prompt or from Windows Startup ifyou want.Once the server is running you can start up a client to talk to it.You can start the command line client from a command prompt by enteringC:\mysql\bin\mysql -u -h -p The default user name is root, the default host is localhost and thereis no default for the database.For exampleC:\mysql\bin\mysql -uroot -p testLogs you in as root, will prompt for root's password (which is empty bydefault after installation) and will connect you to the test database. Iam assuming you have installed mysql to c:\mysql, if not adjust thepath. Just enteringC:\mysql\bin\mysqlWill log you into the server (if any) on your local machine as root(providing root has no password) but will not connect you to anydatabase. This is what happens if you just double click mysql.exe fromExplorer.You say you saw the one line help prompt, so you got that far.There is no SQL command "mysqlshow" so that won't work and many othercommands won't work unless you are connected to a database.You can connect to a database by enteringUSE test;and pressing enter. There is a database called "test" created duringinstallation. If you enterSHOW databases;You will see there is also a database called "mysql" where the serverkeeps its administrative information.Hope this gets you going but it is all in the manual in section 2.2.