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PARUL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, LIMDA

Mechanical Engineering Department

SUBJECT CODE: 110013


SUBJECT NAME: ENGINEERING GRAPHICS
GTU QUESTIONS OF ENGINEERING CURVES

1. Draw an ellipse if the distance of focus from the directrix is 70mm and the
eccentricity is 3 / 4.
B.E. Sem-I Remedial Examination March / April 2010

2. A string is kept tight while unwinding it from a square prism which is


resting with its base on the H.P. Trace the path of the end point of the string,
if 100 mm long string can be unwound in one turn. Name the path traced by
the end point of the string.
B.E. Sem-I & II Remedial Examination Nov/ Dec. 2010
3. A wheel rolls over the horizontal straight line path and covers 1980 mm
distance in one rotation. Draw the path traced by the point P which is
initially at the point of contact between the wheel and the horizontal straight
line. Name the path traced by the point P.
B.E. Sem-I & II Remedial Examination Nov/ Dec. 2010
4. The foci of an ellipse are 120 mm apart and the minor axis is 70 mm long.
Draw the ellipse by concentric circle method.
B.E. all Sem-I Examination December 08/January 09
5. Draw and name the curve traced by a point on the perimeter of 60 mm
diameter circle if it rolls by one revolution outside the circle with 160 mm
diameter.
B.E. all Sem-I Examination December 08/January 09
6. Draw an involute of a circular arc which subtends an angle of 90o at the
centre of the circle of diameter 120 mm.
B.E. Sem-I Examination January 2010
7. Draw an involute of a line of 10 mm for 5 turns.
B.E. Sem-I Examination January 2010
8. Draw a hyperbola having eccentricity 8:5, the vertex V of which is at a distance of
25mm from the directrix AB. Find at least 8 points to draw the curve. Find the
distance of the focus F from the directrix. Also draw a normal and a tangent to the
curve at a distance 52mm from the focus.
B.E. Sem- 1st Regular Examination January 2011
9. A point P moves towards another point O, 75 mm from it, and reaches it during 1¼
revolution around it in clockwise direction. Its movement towards O is uniform with its
movement around it. Draw the curve traced out by the point P and name it.
B.E. Sem- 1st Regular Examination January 2011
10. Draw an ellipse having major axis 120 mm and minor axis 80 mm. Use
Arc of circle method.
B.E. Sem-I/II Examination June-July-2011
11. A circle of 50 mm diameter rolls along a straight line without slipping.
Draw the curve traced out by the point P on the periphery of the circle.
Take the initial position the point at the bottom on vertical centre line of
the circle. Name the curve and also draw tangent and normal to the
curve at suitable point on the curve.
B.E. Sem-I/II Examination June-July-2011
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12. An elastic string is unwounded to a length of 120 mm from a drum
of diameter 30 mm. Draw the locus of the free end of the string
which is held tight during unwinding.
B.E. Sem-II [All Branch] examination June 2009
13. Two points A and B are 100 mm apart. Third point C is 75mm from
A and 50mm from B. Draw an ellipse passing through A, B &C.
B.E. Sem-II [All Branch] examination June 2009
14. The major axis and the minor axis of Ellipse are 125 mm and 75 mm. Construct
half ellipse by Oblong method and another half by Concentric circle method.
B.E. Sem-II Examination June- 2010
15. Draw a cycloid for a rolling circle, of 60 mm diameter rolling along a straight line
without slipping. Take initial position of the tracing point at the bottom of the
vertical centre line of the rolling circle. Draw tangent and normal to the curve at a
point 35 mm above the directing line.
B.E. Sem-II Examination June- 2010
16. Draw the simple slider crank mechanism OAB in which the crank OA is of 25 mm
and
the connecting rod AB is of 100 mm. The slider B is sliding on a straight path passing
through point O. Draw the locus of the mid point M of the connecting rod AB for one
complete revolution of the crank.
B.E. Sem-I Remedial examination March 2009
17. A wheel of the diameter 50 mm rolls over the straight line for one rotation. Draw the
path traced by the point P which is initially at the point of the contact between the
wheel and the straight line. Name the path traced.
B.E. Sem-I Remedial examination March 2009
18. Construct an ellipse when the distance of the focus from the directrix is equal
to 60 mm and eccentricity is 2/3.
B. E. Sem-II Remedial Examination, September 2009
19. An inelastic string 150 mm long has its one end attached to the
circumference of a circular disc of 35 mm diameter. Draw the curve traced
out by other end of the string, when it is completely wound round the disc,
keeping always tight. Name the curve.
B. E. Sem-II Remedial Examination, September 2009

A circle of 50 mm diameter rolls along the circumference of another circle of 150


mm diameter from outside. Draw the path of a point P on the circumference of
the rolling circle for one complete revolution and name the curve. Dec.-2011

Two points A and B are 50mm apart. Draw the curve traced out by a point
P moving in such a way that the difference between its distances from A &
B is always constant and equal to 20mm. MAY 2012

Construct an Archimedean spiral of one and half convolutions given the


greatest and shortest radii as 84mm and the 00 mm respectively. Draw the
tangent and normal at point 60 mm away from the pole. MAY 2012

Explain the terms: (i) Eccentricity (ii) Involute (iii) Hypocycloid WINTER 2012

Draw an ellipse by an oblong method given the major and minor axes as
120mm and 90mm respectively. WINTER 2012