# Part A – General Engineering

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1. Stress may be defined as : a) the load per unit area b) the internal resistance offered by the material per unit area c) the internal force acting on the material per unit area d) the internal resisting force per unit area 2. Strength of a material is a a) fixed quantity b) variable quantity c) change with time d) remain constant at all time 3. Conventional stress is based upon: a) the instantaneous area of cross-section b) the original area of cross-section c) the average area of the cross-section d) the final area of the cross-section 4. True stress is based upon a) the original area of cross-section b) the final area of cross-section c) the average area of cross-section d) the instantaneous area of cross-section 5. In the SI system of unit the unit of stress are:

2 % of max strain b) 2% of max. Free body diagram is the diagram: a) having no forces acting on the body b) showing all the external forces acting on the body c) showing all the internal forces acting on the body d) showing all the external and internal forces acting on the body .a) kgf/mm2 6. Modulus of rigidity may be defined as the ratio of:a) shearing stress to longitudinal strain b) shearing stress to shearing strain c) longitudinal stress to shearing strain d) longitudinal stress to longitudinal strain 8. The yield point of brittle material can be ascertained by drawing a line parallel to the stress strain curve at: a) 0. b) kg/mm2 c) N/m2 d) N/m Within elastic limits. Hook’s law states that:a) Stress is proportional to strain b) Strain is proportional to stress c) Stress is inversely proportional to strain d) Strain is inversely proportional to stress 7. strain c) 5% of max strain d) 10 % of max strain 9.

at the point 16.l/2 c) Wl/4 d) 2WL 13.) in a simply supported beam of span and carrying a concentrated load at mid span is: a) W.M. Area of the shear force diagram is equal to the: a) bending moment at the point b) load at the point c) shear force at the point d) max.M. B. The shear stress in a circular shaft under torsion varies: a) uniformly b) linearly c) parabolically d) Hyperbolically 17. b) W. is max. Shear stress at the centre of the circular shaft under torsion is : a) maximum b) minimum c) unpredictable d) Zero 18. the shear force is: a) also max. bending moment in a cantilever carrying a concentrated load at the free end is Occurs: a) below the load c) at the fixed ed b) at the mid span d) near the load 14.M. Leaf spring are used where: . The maximum bending moment (B. Riveted joints are: a) temporary joints b) Permanent joints c) semi permanent joint d) Loose joints 11. Which of the following materials is more elastic: a) Rubber b) Plastic c) steel d) Brass 12.l. b) minimum c) Zero d) neither maximum nor minimum 15. Wherever the B. Max.10.

b) --.c) --.b) --. The resilience of a close coiled helical spring under axial load is: a)-----.is : a)-----.d) ----- 26. Spring index is the ratio of : . Air springs are used where: a) space is a problem b) Design is a problem d) hues amount of the energy is to be absorbed b) cost is problem d) non of the above c) variation between tare to gross load is higher 20. Two springs having stiffness 2 n/m and 4 n/m are connected in parallel .c) --. Hope stress is : a) Equal to the longitudinal stress c) Half of the longitudinal stress 21.c) 8WD/---. wire diameter d.d) *WD/ --- 23. The equivalent stiffness of the combing spring will be : a)-----.b) --. b) twice of the longitudinal stress d) No relation For a brittle material which of the theory of failure give accurate result: a) maxmum principal stress theory c) non misses theory b) maxmum shear stress theory d) mohar theory 22. The shear stress in a closed coiled helical spring of mean coil diameter D. under axial load --. under axial load W is : a) WD/---.c) --.b) Wd/---. wire diameter d. number of turns n.d) ----- 24.d) ----- 25. The axial deflection of a close coiled helical spring of mean coil diameter d.a) space is a problem c) cost is a consideration 19.

the maximum bending stress will be a) --. Maximum shear stress occurs on plane : a)at 450 to the principal plane c) at 1800 to the principal plane b) at 900 to the principal plane d) at 00 to 3600 the principal plane .d) --- 29. The quantity 250 indicates the materials: a) Yield strength c) Minmum compressive strength b) minimum tensile strength d) minimum shear strength 31.55% 32. If 6 is the allowable stress.b) --.o.s. system yield strength and set is ultimate tensile strength the factor of safety (f.d) ----- 30. The steel specified by FeE250. the designation of plain carbon steel is given by 55C4. The point of contraflocture is the point where: a) B.) may be defined as: a)-----.M.a) Mean coil diameter to the length of the spring b) b) Mean coil diameter to the diameter of the spring wire c) Length of the spring wire to its mean coil diameter d) length of the spring to its wire diameter 27. is maximum c) bending moment changes its sign 28. length l is subjected to W per length uniformly distributed load.b) --c) --. b) shear is maximum d) shear force changes its sign a circular beam of diameter d.5 % d) 0.c) --. The carbon content in this steel will be : a) 4% b) 55% c) 5.

Office Practice 1.25 c) 0.27 b) 0.25 c) 0. a) b) c) d) 2.21 4. Derailment co-efficient is – Electrometric pads have been provided on BOXN bogies to – reduce the flange wear a) equal to 1 b) 0. Shock-absorber provided in the secondary suspension of ICF coaches have a rated capacity of a) 600 kg @ 10 cm/sec c) 100 kg @ 10 cm/sec 5. b) 500 kg @ 10 cm@sec d) Non of the above 0.17 d) 3.21 The average co-efficient of friction of “L” type composition brake block is: ABC couplers are used onb) NG (762 mm gauge) coaching stock a) MG coaching stock .17 d) 0. a) 0.

climbing is a feature related with – a) Air spring c) Crash worthiness b) composite brake block d) Hydraulic shock-absorber 11. Anti. The advantages of CBB’s are: a) Light weight c) Uniform co-efficient of friction d) all of the above b) 3-7 times more life d) All of the above 7. Provision of air spring in bogie suspension provides constant a) Force b) Pressure c) Height d) Ride quality 13. Crass buffer is designed toa) Protect buffers b) Absorb more energy d) Increase life of buffer 14. Friction snobbier is an alternative toc) Increase buffing force . The increase in brake block pressure. 8. the co-efficient of cast iron brake block will:a) increase b) decrease c) remain constant d) Non of the above. Aluminums honey-comb is used to -a) Increase conductivity c) Reduce weight b) Resist corrosion d) Absorb energy 12. For involutes system of gear the pressure angle isa) 200 or 14 ½0 b) 22 1/20 or 150 c) 300 or 150 d) 450 10. In calculation of Hy/Q. Hy/Q is measured over a time interval of : a) 20th second B) 20th minuite c) 1/20th second d) 1/20 the minuite 9.c) NG coaching stock(610 mm) 6.

rail addition 18.00 mm Shaft 24-97 mm 25. Loop length is – a) 686 m b) 786 m c) 725 m d) 635 m 17. according to basic hole system are given as follows: a) Hole: 25. TLD of BOXN wagon is – a) 8.6 c) 6. The temperature at which the new grains are formed in the metal is called a) Lower critical temperature c) eutectic temperature b) Upper Critical temperature d) recry stylization temperature 21. The dimensions of the mating parts. Constant contact side bearer is provided toa) reduce lateral forces c) reduce bogie hunting b) reduce dynamic augment d) increase wheel.5 c) Side bearers d) coil springs d) 12 16. Slack less draw bar has been used in BLCA/B wagon toa) Increase the number of wagons in the train b) Reduce longitudinal forces c) Reduce longitudinal accelerations d) Reduce the cost of the coupler 19. shaft tolerance 24.95 mm 20. A basic hole is one whose: a) lower devation is zero b) Upper deviation is zero .25 b) 7.a) CBB’s b) Dashpot oil arrangement 15.02 mm Find the hole tolerance.

Tolerance grade for the hole is 4 to 8 and for the shaft is 3 to 7 25. A brake commonly used is railway trains is : a) shoe brake b) band brake d) hand and block brake d) internal expanding brake 26. According to Indian standard specification100 H6/gs means that : a. According to Indian standard specifications. Tolerance grade for the shaft is 4 to 8 and for the hole is 3 to 7 d. then the brake is said to be a) low coefficient of friction c) smaller space consideration b) better heat dissipation d) all of these 28.c) lower and upper deviation are zero 22. Tolerance grade for the shaft is 6 and for the hole is 5 c. Tolerance grade for the hole is 6 and for shaft is 5 b. A basic hale is one whose: a) lower deviation is zero d) none of these b) Upper deviation is zero c) lower and upper deviation is zero d) none of these 23. the Material used for brake lining should have ---. 100 H6/gs mans that the a) actual size is 100 mm b) basic size is 100 mm c) difference between the actual size and basic size is 100 mm d) none of the above.coefficient of friction a) 27. low b) high When the frictional force helps to apply the brake. 24. Teflon is used for bearing because of a) low coefficient of friction b) better heat dissipation .

c)10% less than the sanction speed b) 10% more than the sanction speed d) non of the above . d) all of these b) axial load only d) none of the above. Write short notes (along with sketches here were required) any two of the following: a) Bogie mounted brake system b) air suspension system c) primary and secondary suspension system d) crashworthiness of coaches e) Wear adopted wheel rolling/tread profile (worn wheel profile) f) Derailment coefficient.c) smaller space consideration 29.8 kg/cm2 c) 6 kg/cm2 d) 0 CONVENTIONAL TIME FOR EACH QUESTION: 45 MININTE 33. . 32. Tapered roller bearing can take a) radial load only c) boxen radial and axial loads 30. In the twin pipe graduated release air brake system the feed pipe pressure is maintained ata) 5 kg/cm2 b) 3. is the a) minimum expected life c) average life b) maximum expected life d) none of these 31. Long confirmatory run is carried out at: a) Sanction speed. The listed life of a rolling bearing in a catalogue.

16 find the maxmum stress developed in the steel beam. m bending moment and location where bending moment is zero: fig . ----------------------- the cross section of the beam is shown at fig. Details of the springs are given below: Spring A Free height = 300 mm Stiffness Spring B Free height= 400 mm.1 below. Modulus of rigidity (G)= 80x104 kg/cm2 What would be the deflection of outer and inner spring under an axial load of 3 t on the spring nest. Suggest the remedies ? 36. What do you meant by corrosion what are the corrosion prone areas/components of a coach. Give your suggestions to increase the POH interval of coaches from 12 months to = 50 kg/mm 18 months? 38. A spring nest comprises of two helical springs. Draw the bending moment diagrams for the steel beam shown in fig. No. Wire dia= 20 mm. 35. Mean coil dia = 100 mm.34. Indicate the values of bending moment at significant points whow the location of the max. What do you understand by(solve any two) a) Annealing b) Tempering c) Quenching . of effective coils(turns) = 8. Find the stress developed in the outer spring? 37. A&B spring A is placed axially inside B.

iii) Stress investigation of coach shell. ii) Find the values of x2 and y2 from the fallowing equ— . the angular elevation of its top changes from 30 to 60 . i) On walking 40 meters towards a chimney in a horizontal line through its base. b. Or computer added modeling system. Find the height of the chimney. prone that hoop stress is twice the valve of longitudinal stress. b. What are the salient features of a computer added drafting (CAD) system. under pressure. B. 42. ii) For any triangle prove that: Figure ------------Where a. OR Draw a flow chat to obtain the vale of X from the equation ax2+bx+c=0 . for different values of a.39. and c 41. Write down test scheme for conducting any one of the following tests: i) Stress investigation and fatigue tests on BG ICF coach bogie frame ii) “K” type composition brake block in brake dynamometer laboratory. t being time in seconds – Find the acceleration of the particle at time t= 5 second.&C are the angles as shown in the Fig. i) What is different between speed and velocity? ii) Velocity of a particle is given by the equation. are the sides of the triangle and A. 40. c. V= 3t2+2t+4. ------------a/SinA = b/SinB = c/SinC 43. i) For a thin walled cylinder.

Take E=2x105NM2 fig. In fig shown a bar consisting of there lengths.X2+Y2= 25 and X+Y= 7 44. Explain the arithmetic mean and standard deviation? 2. 46. Find the stresses in the three parts and the total extension of the bar for an axial pull of 40 KN . 45. Prove that Sin (A+B). 48. No of companies 04 12 18 30 20 06 Show with a neat sketch the forces acting on a chip in orthogonal machining. Sin (A-B) = Cos2B-Cos2 A Write about 150 word the achievements of RDSO in improving the efficiency of Indian Rlys. 1. calculate standard deviation of profit of 90 companies for data given below: Profit (In lakhs) 08-10 10-12 12-14 14-16 16-18 18-20 47.------- . Derive an expression to calculate the co-efficient of friction between tool chip interface.

7. It is desirable to have longer quantity of unsparing mass in Rly vehicle. Damper is essential for giving dynamic stability to railway vehicle. it can be assumed that its mass is concentrated at its center of gravity . a) b) c) d) a) . for the computer simulation study a vehicle is assumed to be made up of lumped masses connected together by suspension elements. of vehicle body does not play any part in the dynamic behavior of Railway vehicle. For doing vehicle dynamic analysis the diagonal M. 2.I. ( Ixy. Iyz and Izx) can be safely ignored without significantly affecting the result. 6.True & False 1. For modeling a rigid body. Laminated bearing spring has inherent friction snubbing characteristics. M.I. 3. 8.00 4. 5. Rubber spring exhibits linear force v/deflection characteristic.