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Code No: R05220303 R05 Set No.

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II B.Tech II Semester Examinations,APRIL 2011
METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE
Common to Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Production
Engineering, Automobile Engineering
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks

1. (a) What are the constituents of glass? Explain the functions of each one of them
in detail.
(b) Why are ceramics brittle? Explain from atomic point of view. [10+6]
2. (a) Differentiate between Brasses and Bronzes.
(b) Which Aluminium casting alloy develops the highest mechanical properties?
Why? Explain.
(c) Distinguish between Aluminium and Iron with respect to corrosion resistance.
[6+5+5]
3. (a) Potential energy versus distance of atomic seperation (p-r) curve is non-symmetric.
Elaborate the points responsible for such nature.
(b) List three factors that tend to promote fine grains in a crystallization material
and explain them.
(c) What are fine grains and coarse grains? Explain them fully. [6+6+4]
4. (a) Explain different types of annealing treatments and their objects.
(b) What is the minimum carbon content percentage required in steel, so that it
may respond to hardening by heat treatment? Why?
(c) Explain the theory of tempering. What are the effects of tempering on the
mechanical properties of steels. [6+4+6]
5. (a) Zinc dissolves up to 38.4% in copper where as copper dissolves up to only 3%.
Justify the statement with the necessary reasons.
(b) Why is it difficult to distinguish between a pure metal and solid solution under
microscope? Explain.
(c) What are the possible phases in an alloy? Explain them. [5+4+7]
6. What is the effect of carbon on the properties of steels? Explain the properties and
applications of low, medium and high carbon steels. [16]
7. (a) What is the importance of knowing lever rule. Which information of a phase
diagram can be known from the idea of lever rule? Explain.
(b) Explain the phase changes that take place when an hyper-eutectoid steel is
cooled from austenetic temperature to room temperature. [8+8]
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8. (a) Write down various general characteristics of composites.
(b) Write briefly the following:
i. Volume ratio
ii. Fibres. [8+8]

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Code No: R05220303 R05 Set No. 4
II B.Tech II Semester Examinations,APRIL 2011
METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE
Common to Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Production
Engineering, Automobile Engineering
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks

1. (a) Write down various general characteristics of composites.
(b) Write briefly the following:
i. Volume ratio
ii. Fibres. [8+8]
2. (a) Potential energy versus distance of atomic seperation (p-r) curve is non-symmetric.
Elaborate the points responsible for such nature.
(b) List three factors that tend to promote fine grains in a crystallization material
and explain them.
(c) What are fine grains and coarse grains? Explain them fully. [6+6+4]
3. (a) Explain different types of annealing treatments and their objects.
(b) What is the minimum carbon content percentage required in steel, so that it
may respond to hardening by heat treatment? Why?
(c) Explain the theory of tempering. What are the effects of tempering on the
mechanical properties of steels. [6+4+6]
4. (a) What are the constituents of glass? Explain the functions of each one of them
in detail.
(b) Why are ceramics brittle? Explain from atomic point of view. [10+6]
5. What is the effect of carbon on the properties of steels? Explain the properties and
applications of low, medium and high carbon steels. [16]
6. (a) What is the importance of knowing lever rule. Which information of a phase
diagram can be known from the idea of lever rule? Explain.
(b) Explain the phase changes that take place when an hyper-eutectoid steel is
cooled from austenetic temperature to room temperature. [8+8]
7. (a) Differentiate between Brasses and Bronzes.
(b) Which Aluminium casting alloy develops the highest mechanical properties?
Why? Explain.
(c) Distinguish between Aluminium and Iron with respect to corrosion resistance.
[6+5+5]
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Code No: R05220303 R05 Set No. 4
8. (a) Zinc dissolves up to 38.4% in copper where as copper dissolves up to only 3%.
Justify the statement with the necessary reasons.
(b) Why is it difficult to distinguish between a pure metal and solid solution under
microscope? Explain.
(c) What are the possible phases in an alloy? Explain them. [5+4+7]

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Code No: R05220303 R05 Set No. 1
II B.Tech II Semester Examinations,APRIL 2011
METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE
Common to Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Production
Engineering, Automobile Engineering
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks

1. (a) Differentiate between Brasses and Bronzes.
(b) Which Aluminium casting alloy develops the highest mechanical properties?
Why? Explain.
(c) Distinguish between Aluminium and Iron with respect to corrosion resistance.
[6+5+5]
2. (a) Write down various general characteristics of composites.
(b) Write briefly the following:
i. Volume ratio
ii. Fibres. [8+8]
3. (a) Potential energy versus distance of atomic seperation (p-r) curve is non-symmetric.
Elaborate the points responsible for such nature.
(b) List three factors that tend to promote fine grains in a crystallization material
and explain them.
(c) What are fine grains and coarse grains? Explain them fully. [6+6+4]
4. (a) Zinc dissolves up to 38.4% in copper where as copper dissolves up to only 3%.
Justify the statement with the necessary reasons.
(b) Why is it difficult to distinguish between a pure metal and solid solution under
microscope? Explain.
(c) What are the possible phases in an alloy? Explain them. [5+4+7]
5. (a) What is the importance of knowing lever rule. Which information of a phase
diagram can be known from the idea of lever rule? Explain.
(b) Explain the phase changes that take place when an hyper-eutectoid steel is
cooled from austenetic temperature to room temperature. [8+8]
6. What is the effect of carbon on the properties of steels? Explain the properties and
applications of low, medium and high carbon steels. [16]
7. (a) What are the constituents of glass? Explain the functions of each one of them
in detail.
(b) Why are ceramics brittle? Explain from atomic point of view. [10+6]
8. (a) Explain different types of annealing treatments and their objects.
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Code No: R05220303 R05 Set No. 1
(b) What is the minimum carbon content percentage required in steel, so that it
may respond to hardening by heat treatment? Why?
(c) Explain the theory of tempering. What are the effects of tempering on the
mechanical properties of steels. [6+4+6]

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Code No: R05220303 R05 Set No. 3
II B.Tech II Semester Examinations,APRIL 2011
METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE
Common to Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Production
Engineering, Automobile Engineering
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks

1. What is the effect of carbon on the properties of steels? Explain the properties and
applications of low, medium and high carbon steels. [16]
2. (a) Zinc dissolves up to 38.4% in copper where as copper dissolves up to only 3%.
Justify the statement with the necessary reasons.
(b) Why is it difficult to distinguish between a pure metal and solid solution under
microscope? Explain.
(c) What are the possible phases in an alloy? Explain them. [5+4+7]
3. (a) Explain different types of annealing treatments and their objects.
(b) What is the minimum carbon content percentage required in steel, so that it
may respond to hardening by heat treatment? Why?
(c) Explain the theory of tempering. What are the effects of tempering on the
mechanical properties of steels. [6+4+6]
4. (a) Potential energy versus distance of atomic seperation (p-r) curve is non-symmetric.
Elaborate the points responsible for such nature.
(b) List three factors that tend to promote fine grains in a crystallization material
and explain them.
(c) What are fine grains and coarse grains? Explain them fully. [6+6+4]
5. (a) Write down various general characteristics of composites.
(b) Write briefly the following:
i. Volume ratio
ii. Fibres. [8+8]
6. (a) What is the importance of knowing lever rule. Which information of a phase
diagram can be known from the idea of lever rule? Explain.
(b) Explain the phase changes that take place when an hyper-eutectoid steel is
cooled from austenetic temperature to room temperature. [8+8]
7. (a) Differentiate between Brasses and Bronzes.
(b) Which Aluminium casting alloy develops the highest mechanical properties?
Why? Explain.
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(c) Distinguish between Aluminium and Iron with respect to corrosion resistance.
[6+5+5]
8. (a) What are the constituents of glass? Explain the functions of each one of them
in detail.
(b) Why are ceramics brittle? Explain from atomic point of view. [10+6]

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