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Applied Mathematics Total Marks-- 200

PAPER-I (Marks - 100)

Candidates will be asked to attempt any two questions from Section A and any three questions from Section B.


  • Vector Analysis
    Vector algebra, scalar and vector product of two or more vectors, Function of a scalar variable, Gradient, divergence and curl, Expansion formulae, curvilinear coordinates, Expansions for gradient, divergence and curl in orthogonal curvilinear coordinates, Line, surface and volume integrals, Green's, Stoke's and Gauss's theorms
  • Statics
    Composition and resolution of forces, Parallel forces, and couples, Equilibrium of a system of coplanar forces, Centre of mass and centre of gravity of a system of particles and rigid bodies, Friction, Principle of virtual work and its applications, equilibrium of forces in three dimensions.


  • Dynamics
    Tangential, normal, radial and transverse components of velocity and acceleration, Rectilinear motion with constant and variable acceleration, Simple harmonic motion, Work, Power and Energy, Conservative forces and principles of energy, Principles of linear and angular momentum, Motion of a projectile, Ranges on horizontal and inclined planes, Parabola of' safety. Motion under central forces, Apse and apsidal distances, Planetary orbits, Kepler's laws, Moments and products of inertia of particles and rigid bodies, Kinetic energy and angular momentum of a rigid body, Motion of rigid bodies, Compound pendulum, Impulsive motion, collision of two spheres and coefficient of restitution.

PAPER - II (Marks - 100)

Candidates will be asked to attempt any two questions from Section A. one question from Section B and two questions from Section C.


  • Differential Equations
    Linear differential equations with constant and variable coefficients, the power series method.
    Formation of partial differential equations. Types of integrals of partial differential equations. Partial differential equations of first order Partial differential equations with constant coefficients. Monge's method. Classification of partial differential equations of second order, Laplace's equation and its boundary value problems. Standard solutions of wave equation and equation of heat induction.


  • Tensor
    Definition of tensors as invariant quantities. Coordinate transformations. Contravariant and covariant laws of transformation of the components of tensors. Addition and multiplication of tensors, Contraction and inner product of tensors The Kronecker delta and Levi-Civita symbol. The metric tensor in Cartesian, polar and other coordinates, covariant derivatives and the Christoffel symbols. The gradient. divergence and curl operators in tensor notation.


  • Elements of Numerical Analysis
    Solution of non-linear equations, Use of x = g (x) form, Newton Raphson method, Solution of system of linear equations, Jacobi and Gauss Seidel Method, Numerical Integration, Trapezoidal and Simpson's rule. Regula falsi and interactive method for solving non-linear equation with convergence. Linear and Lagrange interpolation. Graphical solution of linear programming problems.

Suggested Readings

  Title Author
Classical Mechanics Goldstein
Lactures on Ordinary Differential Equations Hille, E.
Lectures on Partial Differential Equations Petrovosky, I.G.
Mechanics Symon, G.F.
Mechanics Ghori, Q. K.
Mathematical Pyysics, An Advanced Course Mikhin, S.G.
Ordinary Differential Equations Easthan, M.S.P.
Principles of Mechanics Synge and Griffith
Principles of Mechanics Hauser
Partial Differential Equations Sneddon, I.N.
Theoratical Mechanics Beckker
Theoratical Mechanics Bradsbury
Theory of Ordinary Differential Equations Goddirgton, E.A. and N. Livenision
Vector and Tensor Methods, Cartesian Tensors Charlton Jeffreya

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