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ME-602

Roll No.

B. TECH.
SIXTH SEMESTER EXAMINATION, 2013-14

I.C. ENGINES
Time : 3

Hours

Max. Marks : 100

Note : (i) Attempt ALL questions.


(ii) Choices are given in each question set.
(iii) Assume suitable data, if required.
1.

Attempt any Four of the following questions:

5 x 4 = 20

(a) Derive an expression for thermal efficiency of Diesel cycle.


(b) How S.I. engine fuels are rated?
(c) An engine of 250mm bore and 375mm stroke works on otto cycle.
3

The clearance volume is 0.00263m . The initial pressure and


temperature are 1 bar and 50 C. If the maximum pressure is limited
to 25 bar find the following:
(i)

Air standard efficiency of the cycle.

(ii)

Mean effective pressure of the cycle.

(d) Compare the diesel cycle for:


(i)

Same constant maximum pressure and same heat input.

(ii)

Same maximum pressure and temperature.

(e) Explain why additives are mixed in fuel? What are the requirements
of a good additive?
(f)

Write short notes on:


(i)

Biogas

(ii) CNG / LPG

P.T.O.

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Attempt any Four of the following questions:

5 x 4 = 20

(c) The air flow to a four cylinder four stroke petrol engine is measured

(a) What are the factors which affect the process of Carburetion?

by means of a 7.5cm dia sharp edged orifice, C d=0.6. During a test

Explain.

on

(b) Discuss effect of following engine variables on flame propagation in

engine

following

consumption=10.5Kg/h,

Fuel-air ratio

(ii)

data

were

recorded.

Bore=11cm,

Stroke=13cm, Engine speed=2250rpm, Brake power=36kW, Fuel

S.I. engines:
(i)

the

Engine load

Calorific

value

of

fuel=42000kJ/Kg,

Pressure drop across the orifice=4.1cm of water. Atmospheric

(iii) Turbulence

temperature and pressure are 15C and 1.013bar. Calculate :

(c) Explain the phenomenon of diesel knock.

(i)

Thermal efficiency on brake power basis.

(d) Discuss the variables affecting the delay period.

(ii)

Brake mean effective pressure.

(e) What are the four main factors which affect the tendency to

(iii) Volumetric efficiency based on free air conditions.

detonate? Describe them briefly.


(f)

What are the main disadvantages of a battery ignition system? How

5.

Attempt any Two of the following questions:

10 x 2 = 20

(a) What is axial flow compressor? Explain its working and construction

these can be overcome?

in details. How it is differ from centrifugal compressor?


3.

Attempt any Two of the following questions:

10 x 2 = 20

(a) With the help of neat sketches, describe the construction and

a two stage reciprocating air compressor with perfect inter cooling.


(c) Compare the power required to compress 2Kg of air per minute

working of two types of fuel pumps.


(b) Sketch and describe some important designs of open combustion

from 1 bar and 20C to 7 bar when compression is carried out in (i)
single stage, (ii) two stage and (iii) three stage compressor. The

chamber for C.I. engines.


(c) What do you understand by scavenging process? Also explain its

Attempt any Two of the following questions:

compression is adiabatic, clearance may be neglected and the inter


cooling is perfect.

various types with neat sketch.

4.

(b) Derive an expression of minimum work input to compress the gas in

10 x 2 = 20

(a) Discuss the different types of radiator matrices commonly used.


What are their relative advantages and disadvantages?
(b) Discuss with the help of a suitable sketch the wet sump and dry
sump lubrication system.