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Physics.

PRACTICAL EXERCISES.

Tracing of the B. H. course by means of Du Bois' Balance and Leonard's Bismuth Spiral. Experiments with Ewing's Curve Tracer and Ewing's Hysteresismeter. Determination of the Horizontal component of Terrestrial Magnetism by means of Kelvin's apparatas. Experiments with direct current apparatas. Constructional details of a direct-carrent Dynamo. Running of dynamos, Characteristics of series, shant and compound dynamos, Armature characteristics. Magnetisation carves of dynamos. Characteristic of a Thomson-Houston arc-dynamo : efficiency of dynamos and motors with and without Dynamometers. Study of arc-lamps. Calibration of ammeters and voltmeters. Construction and testing of electricity. supply meters. Exploration of the field of a dynamo ; S. P. Thomson's method; the Dynamo Indicator; Leonard's Bismath Spiral; coefficient of magnetic lea kage; power lost by Hysteresis and Foucault corrents. Effects of variation of speed; variation of economic coefficient.

Experiments with alternate current apparatus. Study of alternate currents by means of the Oscillograph. Constructional details of alternate carrent generators. Curve of Magnetisation. Exploration of the field. Coefficient of self-indnction of coils ; Impedance method, three-voltmeter method ; variation of indactance with current. Saturation of core, Resistance in series circuits. Measurement of power; three-voltmeter method, threeamperemeter method. Effect of frequency on the angle of lag. Measurement of mutnal inductance. Construction of transformers. Transformer tests. Measurement of capacity of a condenser. Comparison of capacities. Effects of capacity in alternate current circuits. Experiments with triphase generators and motors.

III.- ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION.

Practice of Building.–Brick and stone masonry, earthwork, carpentry foundations, walls, floors and roofs of buildings, construction of masonry; wooden and iron bridges, construction and maintenance of roads, constructions of railroads and railway appliances.

Hydraulic Engineering.- Canal and river engineering, river training and improvements, flow of liquids through orifices : flow of liquids in pipes. The movements of water in canals and rivers, flow of water over weirs and waste weirs, afflux of fluids caused by obstraction, water-wheels and turbines, stor. age of water, supply of water to town.

Applied Mechanics.—Direct stresses bars and pillars of various forms in tension and compression, transvers strain, deflection of beams, resistance to torsion. The equilibrium, stability, and strength of framed structures, stability of suspension bridges. Theory of earth pressure, and resistance of block work strnctures. Elements of Graphic Statics.

Mechanism.-Elementary forms of machines, lovers, cranks, rolling contacts, sliding contacts ; mechanism for modifying motions, accumulation and regulation of motion.

Stearn Engine.- Measurement of heat, Joule's equivalent, indicators and indicator diagrams, boilers, heating surface, injectors and all other parts of high and low-pressure engines.

(Attested designs for an engineering work, execated by the candidate, will be submitted to the Examiner, to which marks will be assigned).

IV.-DRAWING. Engineering and Architectural Drawing.

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B.-(Mechanical Engineering). 1.—Mathematics.

III.-Machinery. II.-Engineering Construction.

IV.-Drawing.

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I.-MATHEMATICS.

As laid down for the examination for branch A.

II.-ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION.
Practice of Building. As laid down for the examination for branch A.
Applied Mechanics.-As laid down for the examination for branch A.

Steam Engine.—The steam-engine as viewed under a knowledge of the dootrine of latent heat, with history of improvements and alteration in original theories, combustion of fuel, heat, engines. The conversion of motion, indicators and details of constrnction, boilers, compound cylinder engines, miscellaneous details.

Hydraulic Engineering.-Hydraulic machinery, flow of water in pipes.

III.-MACHINERY.

Mechanism and Machine Design.--Elementry forms of machines, levers, cranks, rolling contacts, sliding contacts, mechanism for modifying motions, accumulation and regulation of motion Mode of designing rivetted joints, fastenings, journals, pivots, axles, shaftings bearings, strength, and form of toothed gearing, belt and rope gearing, link pistons, staffing boxes, valves and cocks.

Workshop Appliances.- Measures of length and methods of measuring. Hand tools for wood and metals. Forming straight edges and surface plates. Foot and power. lathe. Machinery for drilling, boring, planing, shaping, slotting, punching, shearing, and sawing. Distribution of motive power to machine tools.

Designs.- Designs of factories and workshops with arrangement of machinery.

(Attested designs, executed by the candidate will be submitted to the Examiner, to which marks will assigned.)

IV.-DRAWING. Machine Drawing.

6. Candidates shall also be allowed to present themselves for examination in one or more of the following optional subjects, the marks obtained in which shall not be counted towards a pass, but being added to the marks of such candidates as have passed in the compulsory subjects, the total of the marks so obtained shall be used for determining the division in which each successful candidate shall be placed. Those obtaining a total of 2,666 marks or upwards to be placed in the First Division, and between 2,000 and 2,666 marks in the Second Division :

Optional Subjects.
1.-MATHEMATICS
Pare Mathematics

as in the First Examination in Engineering. Mixed Mathematics

II.-NATURAL SCIENCE

Chemistry
Physics

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as in the First Examination in Engineering. III.-ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION

Materials of Construction as in the First Examination in Engineering. IV.-GEODESY, as in the First Examination in Engineering.

7. The examination shall be conducted by means of printed papers, and a paper of questions shall be set in each of the following subjects :

Branch A.

Statics and Dynamics.
Hydrostatics.
Geology.
Mineralogy and Metallurgy.
Details of Construction.
Roads and Railways.
Hydraulic Engineering.
Applied Mechanics.
Mechanism and Steam-Engine.
Engineering and Architectural Drawing.

Branch B.

Statics and Dynamics.
Hydrostatics.
Details of Construction,
Roads and Railways.
Applied Mechanics.
Hydraulic Engineering.
Mecbanism and Machine design.
Designs and Workshop appliances.
The Steam-Engine.
Machine Drawing.

Optional.
Pure Mathematics.
Mixed Mathematics.
Chemistry.
Physics.
Materials of Constraction.

Geodesy. There shall also be a practical examination in Mineralogy and Metallargy and in Physics, as defined in the Syllabases prescribed in the respective subjects.

8. As soon as possible after the examination, the Syndicate shall publish a list of the successful candidates arrange i in two divisions, each in order of merit. Every candidate shall, on passing, receive a certificate in the form entered in Appendix A.

BACHELOR IN ENGINEERING.

1. An examination for the degree of Bachelor in Engineering shall be held annually in Calcutta, and shall commence at such time as the Syndicate shall determine, the date to be approxi. mately notified in the Calendar for the year.

2. Any candidate who has passed the First Examination in Arts* may be admitted to this examination, provided he produces a certificate from the Head of an Institution affiliated up to the B.E. Standard in Engineering showing that he has prosecuted a regular course of study for one year, after passing the First Examination in Engineering:

3. Every candidate for admission to the examination shall send his application, with a certificate in the form entered in Appendix A, to the Registrar, at least fourteen days before the date fixed for the commencemet of the examination.

4. A fee of thirty rupees shall be payable by each candidate. No candidate shall be admitted unless he has paid this fee to the Registrar. A candidate who fails to pass or to present himself for examination shall not be entitled to claim a refund of the fee. A candidate may be admitted to one or more subsequent examinations on payment of a like fee of thirty rupees on each occasion.

5. Every candidate shall be examined in the subjects and in the manner ordered in paragraphs 5, 6 and 7 of the Regulations for a Licence in Engineering.

6. As soon as possible after the examination, the Syndicate shall publish a list of the successful candidates arranged in two divisions, each in order of merit. Every candidate shall, on passing, receive a certificate in the form entered in Appendix A.

7. The first candidate of the first division shall receive a gold medal of the value of one hundred rupees.

8. Any Licentiate in Engineering, who has passed the First Examination in Arts, may, on paying the usual fee, be admitted to the degree of Bachelor in Engineering without further examination.

HONOURS IN ENGINEERING.

1. An examination for Honours in Engineering shall be held annually in Calcutta, commencing at such time as the Syndicate shall determine, the date to be notified approximately in the Calendar for the year.

Any under-graduate who has passed the First Examination in Engineer. ing may proceed to the First Examination in Arts and the Bachelor of Arts Examination, without completing the two years of study at an affiliated insti. tation required under paragraph 2 of the First Arts and B.A. Regulations.

A candidate may be examined in one or more of the following subjects :

I. Civil Engineering.
II. Mining Engineering.
III. Electrical Engineering.

or

2. Any candidate who has passed in that or any previous year the examination for the degree of “ Bachelor in Engineering for a “ Licence in Engineering ” shall be eligible for admission to the examination for Honours.

3. Every candidate shall send in his application to the Registrar at least three months before the date fixed for the commencement of the examination.

4. A fee of rupees one hundred shall be payable by each candidate, and no candidate shall be admitted until he has paid this fee to the Registrar. A caudidate who fails to pass or to present himself for examination, shall not be entitled to claim a refund of the fee. A candidate may be admitted to one or more subsequent examinations on payment of a like fee of rupees one hundred on each occasion.

5. The subjects of examination are defined as follows :

1.-Civil ENGINEERING.

(a)—Mathematics, (1) Statics. The composition and resolution of forces acting in oneplane on a particle or rigid body. Moments. Bending moments. Conditions of equilibrium of a particle or rigid body acted on by forces in the plane. Force diagram of a system of forces in equilibrium. Meaning of virtual work and work done by a force. Applications of the above to the solutions of problems (the candidate to be allowed the option of adopting the graphic method of solution). Equilibrium of constrained bodies and the simple machines. Determination of centroids. Friction, The funicular poylgon. The catenary. Application to roofs and bridges.

(2) Dynamics. Kinematics. Velocity and acceleration, uniform and Fariable. Angular velocity. Namerical value of velocity or acceleration dependent on units of time length. Relative velocities and accelerations. Composition and resolution of velocities and acceleration. Formulæ connecting time and distance described. Velocity and acceleration.

Kinetics.-Newton's laws of motion, especially the scholium to the tbird, law, with applications and illustrations of the same in the working of ex. amples. The doctrine of the dimensions of physical quantities. Relation between force, mass moved, and acceleration produced. Attwood's machine. Motion of projectiles in vacuo. Direct impact of bodies. Co-efficient of re. stitution. Constrained motion of bodies sliding down smooth Curves. The doctrine of the simple harmonic motion with application to the pendulum. Uniform motion in a circle. Conical pendulain. The principles of work and energy. Conservation of energy. The motion of a rigid body in two dimensions, in particolar, round a fixed horizontal axis onder the action of gravity. The Compound pendulam. The ballastic pendulum. Moments of inertia.

(3) Geometrical Optics. The reflexion and refraction of light. Mir. tors, prisms, lenses. The formation of images. The microscope, the telescope sod Hadley's sextant. The spectrum, the spectroscope,

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