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Code No: 420354

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IV-B.Tech. II-Semester Supplementary Examinations July 2003

UNCONVENTIONAL MACHINING PROCESS


(Common to Mechanical Engineering and Production Engineering)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Answer any FIVE questions
All questions carry equal marks
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1.a) Explain the criterion of selection of a particular unconventional machining


process?
b) Differentiate between water jet machining and abrasive water jet machining.

2.a) What process parameters are to be considered to obtain high MRR and surface
finish in AJM ?
b) What are the specific advantages of ECG over ECM? Mention their
applications.

3.a) How the taper & over cut be avoided in ECM ?


b) What are the various mechanisms be used to maintain correct gap in ECM.

4.a) What are the various electrolytes be used in ECM ? Mention their relative
performance on MRR.
b) Sketch & explain the working of wire EDM. Mention its advantages over
conventional EDM process.

5.a) What are the various Dielectric fluids used in EDM and mention their relative
advantages?
b) What are the different pulse generators used in practice for EDM. Mention their
relative performances?

6.a) What is the working principle of LASER? Mention the relative advantages and
applications.
b) What process parameters are to be considered in EBM to obtain maximum
MRR & accuracy?

7.a) Describe the principle of working, advantages and limitations of hydrostatic


extrusion.
b) How the plasma arc is generated? Explain its influence on heat affected metal.

8. Answer the following.


a) Electro – hydraulic forming.
b) Explosive forming.
c) Radial extrusion.
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