Prerequisite: ME 101 Engineering Mechanics or equivalentIntroduction to kinematics, planar mechanisms, pairs, kinematic chain, kinematic inversion, mobility (Kutzhbach and Grubler’s criterion) and range of movements (Grashof's law); Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of planar mechanisms by graphical, analytical and computer aided methods; Dimensional synthesis for motion; function and path generation; Miscellaneous mechanisms: approximate and exact straight line generating mechanisms, intermittent motion mechanism; Introduction to Cam, Classification of followers and cams, Analysis of follower motion, Graphical and analytical approaches for cam profile synthesis; Gears: spur, helical, bevel and worm; gear trains: simple, compound and epicyclic.Texts: K. J, Waldron and G. L Kinzel, Sunil K. Agrawal, Kinematics, Dynamics and Design of Machinery, 3rd Ed., Wiley Student Edition, 2016. A. Ghosh and A. K. Mallik, Theory of Mechanisms, and Machines, 3rd Ed., East West Press Pvt Ltd, 2009. J. J Uicker (Jr), G. R Pennock and J. E Shigley, Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, 3rd Ed., Oxford International Student Edition 2003.References: H. H. Mabie and C. J. Reinholtz, Mechanisms and Dynamics of Machinery, John Wiley & Sons; 4th Edition edition 1987.  S. S. Rattan, Theory of Machines, 4th Ed., Tata McGraw Hill, 2014. R. L. Norton, Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery, Tata Mcgraw Hill, 2017. J. S. Rao, R. V. Dukkipati, Mechanism and Machine Theory, 2nd Ed., New Age International, 2008. A. G. Erdman, G. N. Sandor and Sridhar Kota, Mechanism Design, Analysis and Synthesis Volume 1, 4th Edition, Pearson, Inc., 2001. T. Bevan, Theory of Machines, 3rd Ed., CBS Publishers and Distributors, 2005.