Sreenidhi Institute of Science & Technology A12

(An Autonomous Institution)
Code No: 3B515
B. TECH. III – Year II – Semester Examinations, May 2015 (Regular)
METROLOGY & INSTRUMENTATION (ME)
Time: 3 Hours Max. Marks: 70

Note: No additional answer sheets will be provided.
Part - A
Max.Marks:20
ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS.
1. Name the instruments for measuring angles.
2. Differentiate between surface roughness and surface waviness.
3. Sketch a scew thread & indicate salient features.
4. How do you classify errors in measurement?
5. What is the principle of theromocouple?
6. Explain gauge factor.
7. What is the need of calibration of an instrument?
8. Distinguish between line & End standards with an example.
9. What are the applications of accelerometer?
10. What are the elements of measuring system?

Part – B
Max.Marks:50
ANSWER ANY FIVE QUESTIONS. EACH QUESTION CARRIES 10 MARKS.

1. a) Explain the shaft basis & Hole basis systems with an example.
b) Explain the measurement of Taper angle using sine bar.
2. a) Explain the working principle of Profilograph.
b) What are the uses of Tool maker’s microscope?
3. Explain the measurement of screw threads using three wire method.
4. Explain the generalized measurement system & its important elements.
5. Write short notes on:
a) Mc leod pressure gauge, with a sketch.
b) Types of thermo couples.
6. What is a transducer? State the basic requirements of a Transducers. Explain
different types of transducers.
7. Briefly explain with sketches
i) Slip gauges
ii) Angle gauges
iii) Unilateral & Bilateral tolerance system.
8. a) Give the classification of temperature measuring instruments.
b) Explain the working principle of LVDT with a neat diagram.

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