The book ‘Basic Mechanical Engineering’ is meant exclusively for first year B.Tech. students and covers all the topics as per the latest syllabus of MG University. Figures are given in multi layer format to get a better understanding of the system. Working figures, even though not required for examination, are included so that the reader can get a better understanding of the subject. Apart from this a lot of problems are added with step by step approach enabling the reader to get an overall idea of how a problem is progressing. Module wise approach is avoided even though not completely to enable the reader to move without losing interest through the topics.