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IVIIVB.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION.
Second Semester
Mechanical Engineering
COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN
(Effective from the admitted batch of 1999-2000)
(Common for Mechanical and M. P. & 1. Engineering,
Metallurgy, Marine and Naval Architecture
Engineering)
Time: Three hours Maximum: 70 marks
First Question is compulsory.
Answer any FOUR out of the remaining questions.
Answer to question No.1 must be at one place.
All questions carry equal marks.
1.
Assume suitable data wherever necessary.
(a) What are I/O devices?
(b). What are the different CAD tools used in CAD
environment?
):) What is clipping?
(d) What are the
primitives?
solid
modeling
varIOUs
(e) What is meant by 3 dimensional shape?
(f) Name some popular FEA packages.
2.
(g) What is an expert system?
(a) What is CAD work station? Explain its major
components and their functions.
(b) Compare and contrast conventional and
computer aided design.
3.
(a) What is geometric model? what are its various
forms? Discuss about surface modeling.
(b) State the important features of a graphics
package.
4.
(a) What is GUI? Explain. Also explain the
working of a ra~ter display.
(b) What are homogeneous coordinates with
reference to 2 D transformations. Explain.
5.
(a) Explain finite element modeling.
(b) What are the various types of analysis that
can be performance using finite element
methods.
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6.
(a) Explain about the' computer aided design of a
roller can in detail.
(b) Explain the salient features of ANSYS
package.
7. What is AI? what are its various applications?
Explain how is knowledge represented in AI.
8. Write short notes on:
(a) CAD database
(b) CAD software
(c) Benefits of CAD.
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