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In an epicyclic gear train, an arm carries two wheels A and B having 24 teeth and 30 teeth respectively.

If the arm rotates at 100 rpm in the clockwise direction about the centre of the wheel A which is fixed, then the speed of the wheel B on its own axis is a) 20 rpm, CCW b) 25 rpm, CCW c) 180 rpm, CW d) 225 rpm, CW C Two links OA and OB are connected by a pin joint at O such that <AOB is 144. If the diameter of pin joint is d and the angular velocity of each link is , then the velocity of rubbing at the pin joint O when the links move in opposite direction is (a) 0 (b) d (c)1.25d (d) 1/2d B Alternating current is preferred in TIG welding of aluminium alloys, because a) it helps removing aluminium oxide b) direct current results in erratic arc c) it helps improving ductility of welds d) it reduces cost A During a sheet stamping operation,it is observed that sheet surface area triples. The true thickness strain is: (a) -1.1 (b) -0.33 (c) +0.33 (d) +1.1 A Common Data for questions 1&2: An Aluminium billet of 300mm diameter is extruded with an extrusion ratio of 16. 1). What is the diameter of the final product ? (a) 150mm (b) 75mm (c) 59mm (d) 19mm 2). What is the ideal extrusion pressure,if the effective flow stress in compression is 250MPa? (a) 693MPa (b) 346MPa (c) -346MPa (d) -703MPa B and A

Common Data for Questions 1 & 2 : At the beginning of compression process of an air-standard Otto cycle, pressure, Temperature, and volume are 1 bar, 290K, and 400cm, respectively. The compression ratio is 8. The maximum temperature attained in the cycle is 2200K 1). The heat transferred(KJ) during heat addition process is approximately (a) 531 (b) 53.1 (c) 5.31 (d) 0.531 2). The thermal efficiency of the cycle is (a) 41.5% (b) 46.5% (c) 51.5% (d) 56.5%

D and D

Statement for linked questions 1 & 2 : A steel bar of rectangular cross section is heated uniformly and the rise in the temperature is T. The Young's modulus is E, The Poisson's ratio is v and the coefficient of thermal expansion is (alpha). The bar is completely restrained in the axial and lateral directions. 1) The thermal stress developed in the bar along the axial direction is (a) - (ET) / (1+2v) (b) -ET (c) - (ET) / (1-2v) (d) - (ETv) / (1-2v) 2) Assume that the bar is allowed to deform freely in the lateral directions, while keeping the axial direction restrained. The percentage change in the magnitude of axial thermal stress for v= 0.25 is (a) 0 (b) 25 (c) 50 (d) 100 C and C

If the diameter of a thin hollow homogeneous elastic tube is doubled while retaining the thickness, within the elastic limit,the ratio of the maximum allowable torque to weight would (a) Remain the same (b) Nearly double (c) Become nearly four-fold (d) Become nearly eight-fold B For a system undergoing an irreversible process (a) Tds = Q (b) Tds = 2Q (c) Tds > Q (d) Tds < Q C Consider the following statements : When an ideal gas in a piston-cylinder arrangement undergoes reversible adiabatic expansion process, 1) Its entropy will increase 2) Its entropy change will be zero 3) The entropy change of the surroundings will be zero Of these statements, (a) 1 & 3 are correct (b) 2 alone is correct (c) 2 & 3 are correct (d) 1 alone is correct C A solid metallic block weighing 5 kg has an initial temperature of 500C, 40 kg of water initially at 25C is contained in a perfectly insulated tank. The metallic block is brought into contact with water. Both of them come into equilibrium. Specific heat of block material is 0.4 kJ / kg-K. Ignoring the effect of expansion and contraction, and also the heat capacity of tank, the total entropy change in kJ / kg-K is (a) -1.87 (b) 0.0 (c) 1.26 (d) 3.91

A heat pump, which operates in cycle, extracts heat energy from cold reservoir and supplies the same amount of energy to hot reservoir. Which of the following statements holds for this process ? (A) This process violates both the 1st and 2nd law (B) This process violates the 1st but not the 2nd law (C) This process violates the 2nd law but not the 1st law (D) This process does not violate both the 1st and 2nd law C

Common data for questions 1 & 2 : An air-water vapour mixture has a dry bulb temperature of 60C and a dew point temperature of 40C. The total pressure is 101.3 KPa and the vapour pressures of water at 40C and 60C are 7.30 KPa and 19.91 KPa, respectively. 1) The humidity of air sample expressed as kg of water vapour / kg of dry air is (a) 0.048 (b) 0.079 (c) 0.122 (d) 0.152 2) The wet bulb temperature Tw for the above mixture would be (a) less than 40C (b) 40C (c) 40C < Tw < 60C (d) 60C

Statement for linked answer questions 1 & 2 : A piston cylinder arrangement contains 1 kg of air.The rate at which the work done on air is 3000 W. At the same time, heat is being lost through the walls of the cylinder at the rate of 847.5W 1) After 10s the change in specific internal energy of air in KJ/kg is

(a) 21525 (b) - 21525 (c) 30000 (d) - 8475 2) If Cp = 1004.5 J/kg-K and Cv = 717.5 J / kg-K, the corresponding change in the temperature of air is (a) 21.4 K (b) - 21.4 K (c) 30 K (d) -30 K

A and C

C and C or D and A