Basics of Mechanical Engineering systematically develops the concepts and
principles essential for understanding engineering thermodynamics, mechanics
and strength of materials. This book is meant for the first-year B.Tech. students of
various technical universities. It will also be helpful for candidates preparing for
various competitive examinations.
R.K. Singal: is Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Consultant to
IILM Academy of Higher Learning, Greater Noida. He has an experience of more
than 45 years in India and abroad with multinational industries and academic
institutions of international repute. He obtained his PhD in 1997 on Design and
Analysis of Combined Cycles for Power Generation. He has taught the subjects of
Mechanical Engineering at IIT, NIET, UPTU and other universities. He has also
been decorated by the President of India.
Mridul Singal: is an engineer with more than 15 years of industrial experience. He
has undertaken research and development work in aerospace industry at DRDO,
Bengaluru and software industry in various MNCs in India and abroad. Presently, he
is engaged in training and mentoring of fresh engineers at IBM India Pvt. Ltd. as
Rishi Singal: is an engineer with more than a decade of industrial experience in major
steel and software industries in India and abroad. Presently, he is engaged in
training and mentoring of fresh engineers for Accenture India Pvt. Ltd. as Manager.