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THE KAVERY ENGINEERING COLLEGE

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING


ME6403 / ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND MATALLURGY
2nd Year / 4 th Sem Model test

Date : 05 /03/2018 Session: AN Duration : 3 Hours Max. Marks : 100

PART – A (ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS)

1. State Hume Rothery’s rules. NOV/DEC 2006 2


2.
What is mean by "allotropy of iron"? 2
3. Low carbon steel in the normalized condition is stronger than the same steel in the annealed
2
condition why? MAY/JUNE 2006
Case carburizing heat treatment is not generally carried out for medium carbon steels why?
4. 2
MAY/JUNE 2006
5. what is the composition of 18/4/1 type high speed steels NOV/DEC 2006 2

Compare the martensite that is formed in maraging steels with the martensite that is formed
6. 2
in carbon steels? MAY/JUNE 2006
7. What is nylon 6/6 and write its applications? 2

8. Write the general mechanicalproperties of ceramics MAY/JUNE 2009 2

9. Distinguish between slip & twinning. NOV/DEC 2006 2

10. List the parameters that can be determined from the tensile test APRIL/MAY 2010 2

PART – B (ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS)


11. Draw iron -carbide equilibrium diagram & mark on it all salient temperature and
a
composition fields. MAY/JUNE 2009
OR
What is cooling curve? How does the time temperature cooling curve of an 13
b
alloy of eutectic composition different from that of a pure metal
Draw the schematic isothermal transformation diagram corresponding to 0.8% of 13
12. a
carbon steel. and explain in detail.NOV/DEC 2013
OR
Define hardenability of steel .Explain the jominy end quench test used to determine 13
b
hardenability of steel. How will you draw hardenability curves? APRIL/MAY 2011
Write short notes on Austinitic stainless steel, Ferritic stainless steel and 13
13. a
Martensitic stainless steel NOV/DEC 2009
OR
13
Discuss step involved in precipitation hardening treatment anyone aluminum alloy
b
as example. MAY/JUNE 2011
Describe the molecular structure, properties and application of the following 13
Polymeric materials: Poly methyl methacrylate (PMMA), Poly tetra f1uoro ethylene
14. a
(PTFE), Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and Acryl nitride butadiene styrene
(ABS). NOV/DEC 2011
OR
Describe the properties and application of the following ceramics materials: 13
b
Alumina, Silicon carbide, Silicon nitride and Sialon. NOV/DEC 2010
13
15. a Discuss characteristics of ductile fracture and brittle fracture. APRIL/MAY 2011

OR
Explain the testing procedure of Vickers hardness test and lzod impact test 13
b
NOV/DEC 2011
PART – C (1 x 15= 15 MARKS)
Metal A has melting point at 10000 C. Metal B has melting point of 5000C Draw one 7
phase diagram (between the elements A & B) for each of the following conditions.
16. a i. (i)The two elements exhibit unlimited solid solubility. (ii)The alloy systems show
formation of two terminal solid solution and a eutectic point at 50%A and at700 0 C
NOV/DEC 2006
Describe with aid of diagram substitutional and interstial solid solution 8
ii. NOV/DEC2011

OR
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b i. What is case hardening? Explain the carburizing Process APRIL/MAY 2010

Discuss the composition, properties, applications of following cast iron 8


ii.
Malleable cast iron and spheroidal cast iron APRIL/MAY 2010

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