Code No: RR311805

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III B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 TEHNIQUES OF METAL JOINING (Metallurgy & Material Technology) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) What are the various factors that affect the heat affect zone? Explain them fully. (b) Explain the principle and procedure involved in gas welding process. [8+8]

2. (a) What are the causes for stress buildup in welded Joints? Suggest suitable remedies. (b) Discuss pre and post weld treatments. (c) Explain in which situations the eye protection equipments goggles, shields and helmets are employed. [5+6+5] 3. (a) Explain the following: i. Deep penetration coated electrode ii. Non-consumable electrode. (b) Explain what is meant by arc-blow in manual metal arc welding process. (c) Explain the principle and working of gas-shielded arc welding process and give two industrial applications of the process. [3+3+3+7] 4. (a) Explain why a flux is not required for resistance spot welding process. (b) Give three possible causes of a defective resistance spot welds. Also suggest remedial measures for the same. (c) Explain the differences in the application and relative advantages of laser beam welding and electron beam welding. [4+5+7] 5. (a) Explain about the selection of filler metals for welding of various types of stainless steels. (b) What are the problems associated with the welding of Austenetic stainless steels? Explain them. (c) Write about stabilized stainless steels. 6. (a) What do you mean by weldability? (b) Comment on the weldability of aluminium and its alloys. (c) Indicate the process selected, problems encountered and the ways of overcoming them. [2+6+8] 7. (a) How is brazing different from soldering? Compare them with regard to methods adopted and their applications. 1 of 2 [6+6+4]

Code No: RR311805 (b) Explain the following weld defects i. Hollow bead ii. Porosity iii. Excess Penetration

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8. (a) How is soldering different from welding process? Explain. (b) Explain the various materials used in the soldering & brazing processes.[8+8] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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III B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 TEHNIQUES OF METAL JOINING (Metallurgy & Material Technology) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Write an essay on characteristics of goove and fillet welds. 2. (a) Write a short notes on ‘Weld throat thickness’. (b) A 12 cm diameter solid shaft is Joined by 2 cm fillet weld to a Flat plate. Determine the maximum torque that the welded Joint can sustain if the permissible shear stress intensity in the weld material is not to exceed 1000 kg/cm2 . (Assume any missing data). [7+9] 3. (a) Explain the following: i. Deep penetration coated electrode ii. Non-consumable electrode. (b) Explain what is meant by arc-blow in manual metal arc welding process. (c) Explain the principle and working of gas-shielded arc welding process and give two industrial applications of the process. [3+3+3+7] 4. (a) With a neat sketch describe the spot welding process. (b) What should be the good characteristics of the spot welding electrodes? Explain. [8+8] 5. (a) What is weldability? Explain how and on what basis weldability can be assessed. (b) Discuss in detail the welding of stainless steels and other high alloyed steels. [8+8] 6. (a) What are the major problems encountered in welding of aluminium alloys. Explain then fully. (b) Explain the following in the welding of aluminim and its alloys i. Liquiation cracking ii. Stress corrosion cracking [8+4+4] [16]

7. (a) What are the causes for stress build up in welded joints? Explain them. Suggest and explain the possible remedial measures. (b) Compare Butt Joint with Lap joint from the point of view of transmission of load and cost of production. [9+7] 8. (a) How is soldering different from welding process? Explain. 1 of 2

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(b) Explain the various materials used in the soldering & brazing processes.[8+8]

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III B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 TEHNIQUES OF METAL JOINING (Metallurgy & Material Technology) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Give a brief history of the development of welding practice and welding industry. (b) Differentiate between plastic welding and fusion welding with examples. [10+6] 2. (a) Classify the different regions of oxy-acetylene flame with the help of neat sketches, explain their characteristics. (b) Explain the various welding positions. [10+6]

3. (a) What do you understand by the term polarity? Explain the advantages of having different polarities. (b) Explain the various measures to be taken to avoid ‘arc blow’ (c) List arc Welding equipment? Explain their use in the arc welding process. [7+4+5] 4. (a) Explain why a flux is not required for resistance spot welding process. (b) Give three possible causes of a defective resistance spot welds. Also suggest remedial measures for the same. (c) Explain the differences in the application and relative advantages of laser beam welding and electron beam welding. [4+5+7] 5. (a) Discuss on welding and weldability of Nickel-Cobalt high alloy steels. (b) Explain about the welding of maraging steels. 6. Write short note on the following. (a) Welding of cast irons (b) Welding of stainless steels. [8+8] [8+8]

7. What are the various welding defects? Explain any four welding defects. What are the reasons for the occurance of those defects. Suggest the necessary remedial measures. [16] 8. (a) How is soldering different from welding process? Explain. (b) Explain the various materials used in the soldering & brazing processes.[8+8] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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III B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 TEHNIQUES OF METAL JOINING (Metallurgy & Material Technology) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Write an essay on characteristics of goove and fillet welds. [16]

2. (a) Explain how acetylene gas is stored in the cylinder. Discuss the safety devices incorporated in the cylinder. (b) Name various types of flames used in gas welding process. Suggest their specific applications. Draw neat sketches of the flames. [7+9] 3. (a) What is magnetic arc blow? Explain it. How it is minimized. (b) Explain the reasons why damp flux coated electrodes should not be used for welding mild steel materials. [8+8] 4. (a) What is the principle of thermit welding process? Give and explain the equation of the chemical action which take place in this process. (b) Explain the principle, procedure, applications, advantages and limitations of laser beam welding process. [7+9] 5. (a) What is weldability? Explain how and on what basis weldability can be assessed. (b) Discuss in detail the welding of stainless steels and other high alloyed steels. [8+8] 6. Explain the welding processes for, welding of Aluminium & Copper alloy components. [16] 7. (a) What are the causes for stress build up in welded joints? Explain them. Suggest and explain the possible remedial measures. (b) Compare Butt Joint with Lap joint from the point of view of transmission of load and cost of production. [9+7] 8. (a) Compare Brazing and Braze welding. What are their specific applications? Explain. (b) Explain with the help of a neat sketch the furnace brazing process. Explain its applications, advantages and limitations. [8+8] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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