Freshman Engineering

Freshman Engineering

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About Program

Our primary goal as the Department of Freshman Engineering is to prepare dynamic professionals for innovation and to nurture their leadership qualities with the resources required to be successful during the first year of engineering on the campus. The college provides a multitude of activities to the entrants that leads to grooming and holistic development and aids in the successful completion of their first year with zest and zeal.

The Freshman Engineering Program at Vardhaman College of Engineering is a doorway for the students who aspire to become successful engineers. Our department offers core rudiments in the field of Mathematics, Computational Techniques, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Programming, Data Structures, Engineering Drawing, and Communicative English as well as Introductory Engineering Coursework. The department is well-equipped with laboratories for Engineering Physics and Engineering Chemistry. The department also has English Language Communication Skills Lab and Computer Labs for the individual access of every student.

Program Overview

PO1: Engineering Knowledge:  Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

PO2: Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

PO3: Design/ Development of Solutions:  Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental considerations.

PO4: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusions.

PO5: Modern Tool Usage: Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources. and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO6: The Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice.

PO7: Environment and Sustainability:  Understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.

PO8: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.

PO9: Individual and Team Work:  Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings.

PO10: Communication:  Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations and give and receive clear instructions.
PO11: Project Management and Finance:Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

PO12: Life-long Learning: Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of Technological Change.

Course Title with Code # Statement
Linear Algebra and Ordinary Differential Equations (A6001) CO1 Solve system of linear equations using rank of a matrix.
CO2 Examine the nature of Quadratic form using Eigen values and Eigen vectors.
CO3 Solve the first and higher order linear ordinary differential equations.
CO4 Make use of ordinary differential equations to solve engineering problems.
CO5 Apply Laplace transforms to solve ordinary differential equations.
Engineering Physics (A6004) CO1 Classify materials based on their crystal structures.
CO2 Utilize quantum mechanics to interpret the properties of semiconducting materials.
CO3 Apply wave property of light to study different optical phenomenon.
CO4 Develop communication systems by means of lasers and optical fibers.
CO5 Analyze the principles of nanotechnology for electronic applications.
Semiconductor Physics (A6005) CO1 Classify materials based on their crystal structures.
CO2 Analyze the principles of quantum mechanics and nanotechnology for electronic applications.
CO3 Analyze the charge carrier dynamics and transport properties in semiconductors.
CO4 Develop communication systems by means of lasers and optical fibers.
CO5 Categorize dielectric materials and objectivize their role in superconductors.
Applied Chemistry (A6006) CO1 Identify differences and similarities of the Batteries.
CO2 List the applications of Rotaxanes and Catenanes as artificial molecular machines.
CO3 Illustrate the molecular orbital energy level diagram of different molecular species.
CO4 Make use of analytical instruments to measure physical and chemical properties of chemical compounds.
CO5 Analyze the impurities present in the water for industrial and domestic applications.
English For Communication (A6009) CO1 Build competence in grammar and vocabulary.
CO2 Develop pronunciation as well as listening capabilities.
CO3 Develop effective academic reading skills.
CO4 Identify problems in speaking and building their presentation skills.
CO5 Construct effective academic writing skills.
Basic Electrical Engineering (A6201) CO1 Apply network reduction techniques and knowledge of alternating quantities to calculate current, Voltage and Power for complex circuits.
CO2 Analyze the electrical circuits using Nodal Analysis, Mesh Analysis and Network Theorems.
CO3 Plot and analyze the characteristics of DC machines, AC Machines and 1- PhaseTransformers.
CO4 Test the performance of DC Machines,1-Phase Transformers and AC Machines.
Engineering Graphics (A6301) CO1 Construct various types of curves commonly used in engineering practice.
CO2 Distinguish between first, second, third and fourth angle projections of systems.
CO3 Estimate lateral surface of the sheet metal requirement for making regular solids.
CO4 Compare isometric and orthographic views of an object.
CO5 Select CAD tools for drafting regular solids.
Engineering Workshop (A6302) CO1 Identify the different materials and tools applied to each trade.
CO2 Demonstrate each trade by preparing the required model.
CO3 Analyze the model/component and selection of the trade-based operations.
CO4 Examines each tool and deducts its working procedure.
CO5 Classify different workshop practice methods.
Problem Solving with Python (A6501) CO1 Identify the various building blocks to write a Python program.
CO2 Use control statements for solving a given problem.
CO3 Implement fundamental data structures for manipulating data.
CO4 Build user defined functions to improve code reusability.
CO5 Use File concepts to store and retrieve data from disk.
Social Innovation (A6021) CO1 Develop awareness on social issues faced by local regions.
CO2 Identify the mind set of human Race and interpret the societal issues as simple, complicated, and complex problems.
CO3 Identify the need statement along with its main causes and effects.
CO4 Develop an innovative and sustainable solution for social issues by thinking critically and creatively.
Numerical Methods and Calculus (A6002) CO1 Apply appropriate Numerical method to find a root of an equation and

interpolate to approximate the values of the function at intermediate points.

CO2 Evaluate definite integrals using appropriate methods.
CO3 Solve partial differential equations of first order.
CO4 Examine the extremum of a function of several variables.
CO5 Make use of vector integral theorems to evaluate area, surface area and volumes.
Applied Physics (A6003) CO1 Classify materials based on their crystal structures.
CO2 Utilize quantum mechanics to interpret the properties of semiconducting materials.
CO3 Develop communication systems by means of lasers and optical fibres.
CO4 Analyze the principles of nanotechnology for electronic applications.
CO5 Categorize magnetic materials and apply it to explain superconductivity.
Engineering Chemistry (A6007) CO1 Identify differences and similarities of the Batteries.
CO2 Extrapolate the knowledge of electro chemical series to protect different metals from corrosion.
CO3 Compare the properties and applications of engineering substances.
CO4 Analyze the impurities present in the water for industrial and domestic applications.
CO5 Make use of instrumental techniques and titrations to measure physical and chemical properties.
Advanced Engineering Chemistry (A6008) CO1 Identify differences and similarities of the Batteries.
CO2 List the applications of Rotaxanes and Catenanes as artificial molecular machines.
CO3 Illustrate the molecular orbital energy level diagram of different molecular species.
CO4 Compare the properties and applications of engineering substances.
CO5 Analyze the impurities present in the water for industrial and domestic applications.
Business English (A6010) CO1 Build competence in grammar and vocabulary.
CO2 Select reading skills in terms of business language.
CO3 Develop writing skills for business communication.
CO4 Develop confidence in speaking skills and presentation skills.
CO5 Make use of listening skills in different business contexts.
Circuit Theory (A6202) CO1 Illustrate KVL, KCL, nodal analysis, mesh analysis, AC fundamentals of electrical circuits.
CO2 A6202.2. Apply network theorems to simplify complex electrical circuits.
CO3 A6202.3. Apply the concept of resonance to electrical networks to determine resonant Frequency, bandwidth, and Q-factor.
CO4 A6202.4. Analyze self-inductance and mutual inductance of coupled circuits.
CO5 A6202.5. Determine various parameters of a given two-port networks.
CO6 A6202.6. Analyze DC and AC transients for given electrical circuit using differential equations
Engineering Mechanics (A6303) CO1 Illustrate the types of forces and moments acting on a rigid body.
CO2 Apply the laws of mechanics to evaluate different types of forces acting on a rigid body.
CO3 Identify the centroid and moment of inertia of composite bodies.
CO4 Apply the basic concepts of kinematics and kinetics to solve numerical problems.
CO5 Measure the forces by using laws of mechanics on different bodies experimentally.
Data Structures (A6502) CO1 Identify the various building blocks to write a C program.
CO2 Use control statements and functions to solve a given problem.
CO3 Apply Linear Data Structures concepts for manipulating data.
CO4 Implement operations of non-linear data structures for handling large data.
CO5 Select appropriate sorting and searching technique for a given application.
Engineering Exploration (A6022) CO1 Compare and contrast the contributions of different types of engineers in the development of a product, process, or system.
CO2 Apply the common engineering design process to solve complex problems and arrive at viable solution.
CO3 Explore various contemporary software and hardware tools to provide solutions for the problems.
CO4 Apply skills needed for successful teamwork including the basics of project management and written and oral communication.
CO5 Identify the key elements of professional codes of ethics as well as the ethical and societal issues related to the disciplines and their impact on society and the world

Course Curriculum

Integrated courses which include both Theory and Practice

S. No. Code Title of Course L T P Credits
1 A6001 Linear Algebra and Ordinary Differential Equations 3 0 2 4
2 A6002 Numerical Methods and Calculus 3 0 2 4
3 A6003 Applied Physics (for CSE, IT and AI & ML) 3 0 2 4
4 A6004 Engineering Physics (for CE and ME) 3 0 2 4
5 A6005 Semiconductor Physics (for ECE and EEE) 3 0 2 4
6 A6006 Applied Chemistry (for CSE, IT and AI & ML) 3 0 2 4
7 A6007 Engineering Chemistry (for CE and ME) 3 0 2 4
8 A6008 Advanced Engineering Chemistry (for ECE and EEE) 3 0 2 4
9 A6009 English for Communication 2 0 2 3
10 A6010 Business English 1 0 2 2
11 A6201 Basic Electrical Engineering (for CSE, IT and AI & ML) 3 0 2 4
12 A6202 Circuit Theory (for ECE and EEE) 3 0 2 3
13 A6501 Problem Solving with Python 2 0 2 4
14 A6502 Data Structures 3 0 2 4
15 A6301 Engineering Graphics & Computer Aided Drafting 1 0 4 3
16 A6303 Engineering Mechanics (for CE and ME) 3 0 2 4

Practice Courses

S. No. Code Title of Course L T P Credits
1 A6021 Social Innovation 0 0 2 1
2 A6022 Engineering Exploration 0 0 2 1
3 A6302 Engineering Workshop 0 0 2 1