Code No: RR212102

Set No. 1

II B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 FUNDAMENTALS OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING (Aeronautical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Discuss the developments in the field of aircraft materials over the years. [16]

2. (a) What is the purpose of an undercarriage ? Explain briefly the various types of undercarriages. (b) List down the advantages of a rotory wing aircraft over fixed wing a/c. [8+8] 3. Describe with a neat sketch, Principal, details and functioning of a radio altimeter. Does it have some limitations? Discuss. [16] 4. Discuss the characteristics of troposphere. How does the temperature vary in this layer of atmosphere? Establish an expression for the same. Hence define lapse rate. [16] 5. (a) Compare the terms maneuverability and stability. (b) Explain force diagram for an airplane making a horizontal loop. [6+10]

6. Compare the pure monocoque and semi-monocoque wing construction with their field of applications. [16] 7. (a) Explain the various elements of the jet unit used in airplanes. . (b) With the help of neat sketch explain the use of jet unit for production of thrust in airplanes. [8+8] 8. What are the different types of rockets? Discuss their relative merits and applications. [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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Code No: RR212102

Set No. 2

II B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 FUNDAMENTALS OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING (Aeronautical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Metallic aircrafts are superior than fabric covered aircraft. Discuss. [10]

(b) Why biplanes were considered better than monoplanes during the early developments ? [6] 2. Sketch the three views of a piton-trainer aircraft having rectangular wings. Label various components. What are the advantages and disadvantages of rectangular wing ? [8+8] 3. What are the instruments essential for flying an aircraft? List the same and explain the role of each one. Arrange these instruments as in the instrument panel of a light airplane. How will it look for a modem, high capacity airliner? [16] 4. What is understood by the term “STABILITY OF ATMOSPHERE”? Work out the conditions under which atmosphere is stable. [16] 5. Discuss the different types of ribs and spars used in all metal aircraft wing. Also draw a neat sketch for each type. [16] 6. In which case the monocoque construction is used in the airplane? What are the limitations for monocoque construction? Discuss the causes of the failure in monocoque construction. [5+5+6] 7. (a) Explain the principle, construction and working of turbo jet engine. (b) Give the altitude and speed limitations for turbojet engine and discuss their effect on the engine. [8+8] 8. Explain the principle of jet thrust and propeller thrust. Enumerate the differences between propeller thrust and jet thrust in airplanes. [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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Code No: RR212102

Set No. 3

II B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 FUNDAMENTALS OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING (Aeronautical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Write a note on Flying Wing. [6]

(b) Explain the significance of center of pressure. What are the effects of movement of center of pressure with angle of attack on a cambered aerofoil. [10] 2. Define an aircraft. How do you classify the various flight vehicles ? [16]

3. Sketch a simple pitch control mechanism for a light airplane. How can you convert it to be used for a heavy transport airplane? Show the modification through sketches. [16] 4. What is understood by the term “STABILITY OF ATMOSPHERE”? Work out the conditions under which atmosphere is stable. [16] 5. (a) What is a spin, how does it occur? (b) Draw the force diagram for the airplane in climbing and descending attitude. [6+10] 6. What are the general types of construction of wings and fuselage, give practical examples of each type with neat sketches. [16] 7. (a) Describe the principle, construction and working of turboprop engine used in airplanes. (b) Give the altitude and speed limitations for turboprop engine and discuss their effect on the engine. [8+8] 8. What are the different types of rockets? Discuss their relative merits and applications. [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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Code No: RR212102

Set No. 4

II B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 FUNDAMENTALS OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING (Aeronautical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Write a note on Canard Wing aircraft. (b) Explain the various criteria for the selection of aircraft materials. [6] [10]

2. Sketch the three views of a half rectangular and half tapered wing low speed aircraft. Label various components. Illustrate major differences between rectangular and tapered wings. [16] 3. Describe a rate of climb indicating instrument. How is it similar to or different from an Air speed indicator? Make use of sketches. [16] 4. What is understood by the term “STABILITY OF ATMOSPHERE”? Work out the conditions under which atmosphere is stable. [16] 5. What are the structural components of a wing? Draw a neat-labeled diagram of a typical wing showing all the components and discuss their significance. [16] 6. What are the general types of construction of wings and fuselage, give practical examples of each type with neat sketches. [16] 7. (a) Explain the principle, construction and working of piston engine. (b) Give the altitude and speed limitations for piston engine and discuss their effect on the engine. [8+8] 8. Explain the principle and working of rocket. Describe the different components of a rocket. [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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