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B.E./B.Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2011. Sixth Semester Mechanical Engineering

ME 2354 — AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING (Regulation 2008)

(Common to PTME 2354 Automobile Engineering for B.E (Part-Time) Fifth Semester Mechanical Engineering Regulation 2009) Time : Three hours Answer ALL questions. PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 marks) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. How are automobiles streamlined based on transmission?

State the important units of electronic fuel injection system. What is exhaust gas recirculation? What are the functions of clutch? State the various functions of propeller shaft. What are the types of stub axle? State the purpose of master cylinder. What is meant by reformulated and oxygenated gasoline? State the limitations of an electric vehicle. PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 marks)





What are the shapes of frame section?


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Maximum : 100 marks

. Or (b) 15. 4 21 2 4 ———————–––– 21 4 21 66240 With a neat sketch explain the mono point and multipoint fuel injection system. Explain the working of a torque converter with suitable diagram. Explain the working of a power steering with suitable sketch. Or (b) 12. (a) Describe the construction and operation of a constant mesh gear box. Describe the production of natural gas with a neat sketch in detail.11. (a) Explain the various forces acting on a body of automobile and its aerodynamic effects. (a) With a neat sketch explain the working principle of a shock absorber. Or (b) 14. (a) Discuss the working principle of a 3-way catalytic converter with neat diagram. Or (b) Discuss the working of hybrid vehicle with a neat sketch. Or (b) 13. (a) List the various types of frame and explain any two in detail.