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CHAPTER1 - Introduction to Engg design

Sabarish, Madan, Khaleel, Sai Krishna, Ronan

1. Which of the following is an Engineering Design characteristic?

a) Trans-disciplinary

b) Iterative

c) Neither a nor b

d) Both a and b

2. What is the personal characteristic of an Engineering Designer?

a) Ability to identify problems

b) Supervisory skills

c) Both a and b

d) Only a

3. Which of the following is an Engineering design model?

a) Pahl and Beitz

b) Friedman and Stig

c) Resnick and Hathway

d) Hall and Carrieck model

4. What is the 3rd stage of Pugh model?

A. Market

B. Detail Design

C. Concept Design

D. Sell

5. Which of the following are internal Engineering Design Interfaces?

a) Computation and purchasing

b) Manufacturing and commissioning

c) Computation and drawing office

d) Manufacturing and development

CHAPTER1 - Introduction to Engg design

Q1) Main characteristics of Engineering Design are:

A) Trans disciplinary
B) Highly Complex
C) Iterative
D) All

Q2) An Engineering Designer must be capable of dealing with:

A) The production of practical design solutions

B) The production of design requirement of a particular component, system,
assembly or installation
C) Negotiations with vendors on aspects of bought out components
D) All

Q3) The aim of the engineering design process is to support the designer
by providing a _________

A) Framework
B) Methodology
C) Either
D) None

Q4) Engineering design is a ___________ process

A) sequential
B) iterative
C) both
D) either of (A) or (B)
Manoj Deshpande and Group

Q1) The factor which doesn’t determine the quality of the product is:

a) Consistency of components of products

b) Products should meet the requirements
c) All components should be new and free from defects
d) Weight of product should be less

Q2) Colour shape form and texture come under, which criteria?

(a) Acceptance standards

(b) Operational requirements
(c) Performance requirements
(d) Manufacture requirements

Q3) Which are the criteria of pds?

(a) Manufacture
(b) Performance
(c) Interference
(d) Operation

Q4) Which is not a part of disposal?

(a) Standards
(b) Safety
(c) Legislations
(d) Company policy

Q5) Method of verification of products speed, consumption and

reliability is called

(a) Inspection
(b) Quality
(c) Patents
(d) Testing

Giri Ganesh and group

Q1) Body of pds consists of

a) Performance requirements
b) Manufacture requirements
c) Acceptance standards
d) all of these

Q2) Which of them is not a performance requirement?

a) Function
b) Aesthetics
c) Reliability
d) Processes

Q3) Which of them is an operational requirement?

A) disposal
b) Assembly
c) Maintenance
d) Noise

Q4) The scope in the content of PDS consists of

a) Inclusions
b) Exclusions
c) Range
d) All of above

Q5) Which of these is not the content of PDS?

a) References
b) Representation
c) Content list
d) Definitions

Q1) Which of the following is not a manufacturing requirement?

A) Materials
B) Assembly
C) Delivery date
D) Standards
CHAPTER 3 - Creativity

Q1) ________________ is mainly used to challenge all assumptions and to try

to restructure any pattern

A) Vertical thinking
B) Lateral thinking
C) Psychological set
D) Brainstorming

Q2) ___________ is a deliberate method for breaking out of ‘set’ thinking

which involves viewing a problem from a different angle or stand point

A) Analogy
B) Inversion
C) Fantasy
D) Presentation

Q3) __________ technique, basic principle used is association of ideas:

A) Morphological analysis
B) Brainstorming
C) Inversion
D) Analogy

Q4) The opportunity for making changes or suggesting improvements to

the concepts is ________ before detail design

A) low
B) high
C) medium
D) average
CHAPTER 4 - Concept Selection
Coca Sai Prajeeth, Ameen, Abhinav, Aamir, Jitendra

Q1) Which of the following does not apply to the datum method?

A) + or – assigned relative to first datum.

B) Criteria are taken on the vertical axis.
C) Concepts are taken on the horizontal axis.
D) + or – assigned relative to each other

Q2) During criteria ranking and weighing procedure which of the

following doesn’t happen.

A) Criteria are reordered according to descending order ofweight.

B) Criteria are reordered according to ascending order of weight.
C) Criteria re reordered in no particular order.
D) Total number of 1s is 0.5(n^2-n)

Q3) Which of the following is not a principle of concept selection?

A) Divergence
B) Convergence
C) Intuition
D) Visibility

Q4) Correct formula for the number of 0’s in a BDM is:

A) 0.5n(n-1)
B) n-0.5n(n-1)
C) n^2 – 0.5n(n-1)
D) 0.5n(n+1)

Q5) Computer aided decision making is not one of the following:

A) It is a spread sheet program
B) It helps in accelerating selection procedure
C) Changes can be made easily
D) It is a word program

CHAPTER 4 - Concept Selection

Ajeeth and group

Q1) The concept selection stage in engineering design process is

A) Divergent
B) Convergent
C) Both a & b
D) None of the above

Q2) The EVAD method of concept selection was developed at

A) University of Twente
B) University of Twenty
C) University of Toronto
D) University of Tweety

Q3) The Harris method is to present the designer with a

A) Visual representation of decision to be made

B) Quality assessment of alternating products
C) Both a & b
D) None of the above

Q4) The total number of 1s in criteria ranking matrix must be equal to

A) 0.5n (n-2)
B) 0.5n (2n-1)
C) 0.5n (n-1)
D) 0.5n (2n-2)

Q5) In EVAD method the results are entered on diagram giving an

evaluation profile for each idea. The profiles are compared in a

A) Qualitative
B) Quantitative
C) Both a & b
D) None of the above

CHAPTER 4 - Concept Selection

Q1) Concept generation is a ___________ process

A) convergent
B) divergent
C) continuous
D) iterative

Q2) _________ matrix is used in criteria ranking

A) Square
B) Column
C) Binary Dominance
D) Transpose

Q3) Datum method is based on what?

A) concept on one axis

B) criteria on one axis
C) both (A) and (B)
D) none of these

Q4) Which of the following is not a formal decision making process used
by engineer designer?

A) Time wasted in pursuing wrong alternatives to the detail design stage

is avoided
B) Causing decision making to be visible
C) The ability to evaluate the thought processes of others is developed
D) None of these

Q1) Embodiment is the bridge between concept stage and _______

A. Specification stage
B. Detail design
C. Manufacture
D. None of the above

Q2) The input to embodiment is the conceptual design sketches

developed earlier and __________

B. Form design
C. Scheme drawings
D. None of the above

Q3) When attention is attracted by any visual feature such that all other
feature tend to lose significance. This effect is called _________

A. Brightness ratio
B. Acuity
C. Figure on ground
D. Illumination

Q4) Confident recognition of visual statement is important in which of

the following design activity.

A. Ergonomics
B. Simulation
C. Aesthetics
D. Optimisation

Q5) The ability to perceive details is called ____________

A. Brightness ratio
B. Illumination ratio
C. Aesthetics
D. Acuity

Q6) __________ is concerned with ways of designing machines, operations

and work environments:-

A. Aesthetics
B. Ergonomics
C. Scaling
D. None of the above

Q7) Embodiment process runs in parallel with __________

A. Modelling
B. Value engineering
C. Industrial engineering aspects
D. None of the above

Q8) The _________ is the bridge between the conceptual stage of the
design and detail design

A) Concept selection
B) Embodiment
C) Modelling
D) None

Q9) The ____________ is biased towards ensuring useful products satisfy

and appeal to their users

A) Engineer design
B) Industrial design
C) Ergonomic
D) Aesthetic

Q10) ________ deals with user-friendly product

Q11) ________ aims for visually appealing product

Q12) _________ are drawn strictly to scale only very important dimensions

Q13) ________ model is computer based and allows dynamic

Rashmi, Madhuri, Anusha, Kirtana

Q1) One of the more widely used technique in simulation is

A) Structural analysis
B) Modelling analysis
C) Finite element analysis
D) None of these

Q2) There can be ______ criterion function / functions

A) 1
B) 2
C) 3
D) 4

Q3) These are always expressed as inequalities

A) Criterion functions
B) Regional constraints
C) Functional constraints
D) All of these

Q4) The first step in mathematical modelling is

A) To make assumptions
B) To replace reality with a simplified model
C) Input data is idealized
D) Definition of failure and it’s prevention
Q5) The search for the best compromise between the confliction criteria
is called

A) Sealing
B) Visualisation
C) Simplification
D) Optimisation

Chapter 6 - Modelling
By Preethi G, Archana S, Anisha Reddy, Divya R, Arpitha H

Q1) An optimization problem usually involves _____ as a functional


A) Criterion Function
B) Functional Constraint
C) Regional Constraint
D) All of these

Q2) The modelling method which involves creation of 2-0 and 3-0 models

A) Mathematical modelling
B) Scale models
C) Simulation
D) None of these

Q3) Which of these are not modelling principles

A) Synthesis
B) Iteration
C) Simulation
D) Scaling

Q4) Modelling is used in which stage

A) Embodiment
B) Concept selection
D) Detail design

Q5) Which of the following factors can be established by scale models

A) Aesthetics
B) Technical
C) Synthesis
D) Optimization

Chapter 6 - Modelling

Q1) ________ modelling where equations are developed and tested within
stated assumptions

A) Optimistic
B) Mathematical
C) Scale
D) Simulation
Chapter 7 – Detail Design (No ans provided)

Ashwini, Ruchi, Neha, Rama, Jomol

Q1) The general equation for factor of safety is

A) N = Load carrying capability / applied capability

B) N = Load applying capability / Stress capability
C) N = Nominal Stress / Max Stress
D) N = Load carrying capability / Ultimate strength

Q2) ________ is not a part of detail design

A) Evaluation
B) Optimization
C) Analysis
D) Simulation

Q3) Expansion of FMEA is

A) Failure Models and effective analysis

B) Failure modes and effects analysis
C) Failure mechanism and effective analysis
D) Fail models and effects analysis

Q4) the factors which mustn’t be taken into account in design are

A) Mean stress
B) Alternating stress
C) Review
D) Material ultimate tensile strength
Chapter 7 – Detail Design

Preethi Ganeshan, Archana S, Ainsha Reddy, Divya R, Arpitha H

Q1) The general equation for safety is

A) Load carrying capability / applied load

B) Applied load / load carrying capability
C) 6L / 6r
D) None of the above

Q2) Reliability is concerned with causes, _______ and _________

A) distribution and preparation of failure

B) detail and prediction
C) determination and prediction
D) distribution and prediction

Q3) The occurrence of failure is represented by the variable ______ & is

assigned a value between 1 and 10 where ____ is the highest failure rate

A) 0, 1
B) 0, 10
C) 1, 10
D) None of the above

Q4) Risk priority number is calculated as

A) RPN = P * O * D
B) RPN = C * O * D
C) RPN = S * O * B
D) RPN = S * O * D

5 If a system has 100 components each with reliability of 90 % (series),

find the reliability of the system
A) 2.656 * 10^-6
B) 2.656 * 10^-5
C) 2.656 * 10^-4
2.656 * 10^-3

Chapter 7 – Detail Design

Mridula V, Prerana, Himica, Megha L, Manjana (They did CH 7 and 8 combined)

Q1) If a and b are the components of a system, given R(a) = 0.9 and R(b)
= 0.9. What is the reliability of the system when in parallel?

A) 0.81
B) 0.99
C) 0.9
D) 1.011

Q2) Reliability is defined as :

A) Measure of the degree to which it meets the customer’s requirements.

B) The probability that a device or system, will operate without
failure for a given period of time.
C) Ensuring that all components have appropriate factors of safety and are
not over designed
D) None of the above
Chapter 8 – Design Management
Mridula V, Prerana, Himica, Megha L, Manjana (They did CH 7 and 8 combined)

Q1) Which international standard relates to quality specifications for

design, development, production, installation and servicing?

A) ISO 9000
B) ISO 9001
C) ISO 9002
D) ISO 9003

Q2) Which of the following is not an advantage of QFD

A. QFD helps to focus decisions

B. QFD provides traceability of decisions
C. QFD identifies constraints and is informative
D. QFD provides a common format for the whole project

Q3) Final review does not include:

A. Packaging and shipment

B. Post design services
C. Cost and timescale estimates
D. Operating instructions and handbooks
Chapter 10 – Presentation Techniques
Naseer Pasha and Group

Q1) Complete the series

Function---another designer--_____---free hand sketching____

A) Symbols & graph

B) Graph & sketch
C) Symbols & concept sketch
D) Rules & graph

Q2) The most important characteristics of drawing:

A) Code
B) Decode
C) Encode
D) None

Q3) The sketching skills developed by design engineer should


A) 3D image
B) Outline sketch
C) 2D image
D) All the above

Q4) Which of the following doesn’t under design report______

B) Contents
C) Optimization
D) Modelling

Q5) The main type of drawing used by designer is _______

A) Calibration drawing
B) Concept sketch
C) Scheme drawing
D) Mathematical drawing

Chapter 10 – Presentation Techniques

Anurag, Nishant S.P, Avinash, Praveen

Q1) Design responsibility includes

(A) Detail drawings

(B) Assembly drawings
(C) Arrangement drawings
(D) Concept sketch

Q2) Which of the following is not an important characteristic of drawing?

(A) Modelled property

(B) Receiver
(C) Sender
(D) Code

Q3) Scheme drawing comes under

(A) Design responsibility

(B) Drawing off responsibility
(C) Both a & b
(D) None

Q4) Project management does not include

(A) Describing the project

(B) Planning control charts
(C) Minutes of meeting
(D) Audit