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## (1) Consider reciprocal of capacitance and torsional spring stiffness as analogous

quantities. The system is considered as

## (A) Torque - voltage

(B) Torque - current
(C) Force - voltage
(D) Force - current

(2) Under mechanical rotational system and electrical system the quantities that are not
analogous are

## (A) Angular velocity and current

(B) Angular displacement and charge
(C) Viscous friction and coefficient resistance
(D) Moment of inertia and conductance

## ANSWER: Moment of inertia and conductance

(3) Analogies of non-electrical systems are preferred to draw over electrical systems
because

## (A) Electrical quantities can be easily measured

(B) Electrical systems are more easily amenable to experimental study
(C) Electrons move faster
(D) All of the above

## ANSWER: Electrical systems are more easily amenable to experimental study

(4) Consider the Laplace transform F(s) = 4s / s + 2s + 9s + 6 of the function f (t). The
initial value of the function is

(A) 0
(B) 1
(C) 0.5
(D) None of the above

(5) Under analogy of electrical and thermal systems, the resistance under thermal
quantities is expressed in terms of

(A) C
(B) C / (joule /min)
(C) C / joule
(D) Min / joule C

## (A) Integral terms only

(B) Scalar terms only
(C) Differential terms only
(D) None of the above

## (A) Marginally stable system

(B) Unstable system
(C) Stable system
(D) Marginally unstable system

(8) The number of roots with positive real parts for the characteristic equation 2s + 4 s +
4s + 12 = 0 is
(A) One
(B) Two
(C) Three
(D) None

(9) Which one of the following roots of characteristic equations represents stable
system?

(A) 2, -1, -3
(B) -1, +1
(C) (-2 + 3j), (-2 - 3j), -2
(D) -j, j, -1, 1

(A) 0.50
(B) 0.25
(C) 0.6
(D) 0.8

## (11) The undamped natural frequency is

(A) 0
(B) 0.1
(C) 1
(D) 8

(12) The damping coefficient is

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 0.5
(D) 3

(A) 0.5
(B) 0.2
(C) 0.8
(D) 1

value of K is

(B) K < 1/2
(C) K = 1
(D) K = 0

(B) Zero
(C) Unity
(D) Infinite

## (A) Both open loop and closed loop system

(B) Open loop system
(C) Closed loop system
(D) None of the above

## (A) Transient behaviours of systems only

(B) Steady behaviours of systems only
(C) Neither steady nor transient behaviours of systems
(D) Steady and transient behaviours of systems

## (A) Stored energy

(B) Friction
(C) Inertia forces
(D) Internal forces

## (A) Roots in left half of s-plane

(B) Roots in right half of s-plane
(C) Roots in right half of imaginary axes
(D) Roots in left half imaginary axes

## ANSWER: Roots in right half of s-plane

(20) When the feedback signal and reference sign are equal, the signal that will become
zero is

## (A) Reference signal

(B) Feedback signal
(C) Input signal
(D) Actuating signal

(21) The transfer function of the system is given by P (s) = 1 / s+1. The DC gain of the
system is

(A) 1
(B) 10
(C) 5
(D) 100

(22) The input, which is established or varied by some means external to and
independent of the feedback control system, is known as

(A) Disturbance
(B) Command
(C) Modulated signal
(D) Signal

## The system has transfer function P(s) = 2 / s+2, = 2

(23) The gain will be

(A) 0.404
(B) 0.505
(C) 0.707
(D) 0.606

(A) -45
(B) -30
(C) -60
(D) -50

## (A) To improve the stability of the system

(B) To make it critically damped
(C) To convert it to a continuous system
(D) To reconstruct the sampled signal

## (A) Type 0 system

(B) Type 1 system
(C) Type 2 system
(D) Type 3 system

(27) _____________ must have negative real parts for a stable system.

## (A) The gain factor

(B) The gain margin
(C) The system Eigen values
(D) The zeros of the transfer function

## (A) 20 dB/decade and phase shift of /2

(B) -20 dB/decade and constant phase shift angle
(C) Zero magnitude end phase shift
(D) Constant magnitude and constant phase shift angle

## (A) Saturation is effects in amplifiers

(B) Backlash in gears
(C) Threshold in seasons
(D) All of the above

## (A) It reduces gain margin

(B) It increases input noise
(C) It reduces damping
(D) It increases error

## ANSWER: It increases input noise

(31) Under parabolic input, a type 1 system will have

## (A) Actuating signal which will decrease with time

(B) Actuating signal which will increase with time
(C) Parabolic output
(D) None of the above

## ANSWER: Actuating signal which will increase with time

(32) In order to produce a damping ratio of 0.5, the fraction of derivative of error needed
will be

(A) 1
(B) 0.8
(C) 0.08
(D) 0.008

(33) Analysis of control systems by Laplace transform technique is not possible for

## (A) Discrete time systems

(B) Linear systems
(C) Unstable continuous time systems
(D) Time invariant systems

## (A) Increases steady state error

(C) Does not have any effect on steady state error
(D) None of the above

(35) Consider the figure given below.

(A) Curve A
(B) Curve B
(C) Curve C
(D) Curve D

## (A) Introducing non-linearity

(B) Introducing linearity
(C) Increasing Length of the wire
(D) Increasing reference voltage of the wire

(37) The number of root loci branches that do not terminate at zeros is given by

## (A) The number of poles

(B) The number of zeros
(C) The number of zeros + the number of poles
(D) The number of zeros the number of poles

## ANSWER: The number of zeros the number of poles

(38) Let the magnitude of the polar plot at phase crossover is A. Then the gain margin is

(A) Zero
(B) 1/A
(C) A
(D) -A

## (A) Gall tensely potentiometer

(B) Kelvins double arm potentiometer
(C) Deposited field potentiometer
(D) All of the above