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# Branch & Semester

: Aero & VI

Subject Code & Title : 11A009 – Industrial Aerodynamics (Unit I)

PART – A
Marks

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Question

The horizontal movement of air along the earth’s surface is called
A)
Wind
B)

Cyclone

C)

Terrain

D)

Current

Earth rotates upon its axis to produce
A)

Centrifugal force

B)

Coriolis force

C)

Inertial force

D)

Magnetic force

The winds blowing in the Arctic and the Antarctic latitudes are known as
A)

Polar Easterlies

B)

Low pressure blets

C)

Sub tropic breeze

D)

Sea Breeze

The rate at which air temperature changes with height
A)

Heat up rate

B)

Temp rate

C)

Altitude rate

D)

Lapse rate

When conditions are extremely stable, cooler air near the surface is
trapped by a layer of warmer air above it which is
A)
Inversion
B)

Unstability

C)

Air pocket

D)

Wind always blows from a region of………
A)

L.P to H.P

B)

H.P to L.P

C)

Both a & b

Thinking
Skill
(Blooms
Taxonomy)

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9. A) Darrieus wind turbine B) Down-wind turbines R R U U R U U U .increase For each blade on a wind generator's turbine.P Measure of the effect of gravity upon the flow A) Reynolds number B) Strouhal number C) Froude number D) Acceleration Measure of compressibility of air is A) Reynolds no B) Mach number C) Strouhal number D) Froude number The friction along the Earth’s surface decreases…………. 10.maximum B) maximum.maximum D) minimum. force is at a _______when the blade is horizontal and at a _________ when the blade is vertical. 12.minimum _______________ are commonly used in cases of high reliability in many things such as ventilation and anemometers.D) 7. 13. A) minimum. of the wind A) Deflection & Velocity B) Velocity C) Deflection D) Slope Belz limit is…….increase B) decrease.P to L. 14. A) inertial force/ viscous force B) inertial force/drag force C) viscous force/lift force D) viscous force/pitching moment A temperature ____________ with height as a negative lapse rate and a temperature ___________with height as a positive lapse rate A) decrease. A) No wake rotation B) Max wake rotation C) Min wake rotation D) Wake rotation Reynolds number is……….minimum C) maximum.increase D) decrease.. 8. M.decrease C) increase. 11.

19.. A) 250m B) 280m C) 150m D) 100m …………. A) Thrust and dynamic force B) Thrust and drag force C) Thrust and viscous force D) Drag and dynamic force At some height above ground. C) Up-wind turbines D) Savonius wind turbine On the earth’s surface.. the movement of air no longer affected by ground R R R R U obstruction. A) Rotor power/power U U R . certain winds blow constantly in a particular direction throughout the year is called….. 18. 17. A) Noctural boundary layer B) Normal boundary layer C) Neumann boundary layer D) National boundary layer The friction velocity is intimately related to the level of turbulence in the ………. is the ratio of the maximum gust speed to the mean wind speed. 21.15.. 22. 20. A) Gust factor B) Load factor C) Gust speed D) both a and b Non-dimensional thrust coefficient is the ratio between…. A) Highest atmosphere B) lowest atmosphere C) Medium atmosphere D) Low and high atmosphere Power coefficient is defines as………. 16. this height is called…….. A) Prevailing Wind B) Planetary Wind C) Periodic Wind D) Both A & B What is the value of gradient height at open sea…. A) Gradient height B) Gradient wind speed C) Above gradient height D) below gradient height NBL is called….

. Define: Boundary layer R 5. List out the types of winds. Define: Power coefficient. What is meant by Coriolis force? R 12. Define Betz coefficient. R 2. What is meant by terrain? R 4. No. Define: Atmospheric Boundary layer R 6. Define: Variation of wind speed with height in an open terrain R .23. What is the basic principle of wind energy conversion? R 11. Question Thinking Skill (Blooms Taxonomy) 1. R 8. Write short notes on: Applications of wind energy R 7. 25. What is a Windmill and what are its types? R 10. 24. R 13. How is earth’s atmosphere classified? U 3. B) Rotor power/thrust force C) Both a and b D) Rotor power/power in the wind ………… is defined as the rate at which air temperature changes with height A) Lapse rate B) Adiabatic rate C) Dry adiabatic rate D) Both A & B The vertical movement of the air is known as an………. forms A) Mechanical B) Thermal and Mechanical C) Thermal D) fluid R R U PART – B Q. What is an Anemometer? R 9.. A) Wind B) Air current C) Atmosphere D) Pressure The surface-air interaction occurs in ………….