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VINAYAKA MISSIONS UNIVERSITY V.M.K.V ENGINEERING COLLEGE, SALEM DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING SEMESTERVII MECHATRONICS QUESTION BANK UNIT I Part – A 1. What is mechatronics? 2. Distinguish between measurement and control system. 3. Draw the functional block diagram of a measurement system. 4. What are mechatronics systems? 5. What is system? give example. 6. What are the methods of measurement? 7. Explain the function of measurement system. 8. Give the applications of measurement systems. 9. What is control system? 10.What are the two major types of control system? 11.Define open loop control system. 12.Define closed loop control system. 13.What is the use of control systems? 14.What are the components of feedback control system? 15.Define transfer function. 16.What is frequency response? 17.List out the different frequency domain specifications. 18.Define Resonant Peak. 19.Define Resonant frequency. 20.Define Cutoff rate. 21.Define Gain Margin. 22.Define Phase cross over. 23.Define Gain cross over. 24.State Nyquist stability criterion. 25.What is bode plot? Part B 1. a. Briefly explain any two mechatronics systems with examples. b. Explain: sensitivity, hysteresis error, stability and resolution. 2. Describe the rotary type potentiometer. 3. How is the capacitance measurement used for displacement? 4. Distinguish between open loop and closed loop systems with an example. 5. With neat diagram explain the operation of automatic camera. 6. Explain the function of a closed loop system with a neat diagram for controlling the speed of a shaft.
What is light sensors? 20.Mechatronics 7.9) 2. What are the resistance thermometers? 17. 3. Explain the working principle of . Classify transducer. What is secondary transducer? 5. What are the applications of thermistors? 19. What is Threshold? 14. Describe the building blocks of a mechatronics systems. How a tachogenerator is used to measure the angular velocity. What are the static characteristics of sensors? Explain. 15. What is analog transducer? 8. b. (Pg: 2. What is sequential controller? Explain the microprocessor based controller operates a washing machine. Compare accuracy and precision. UNIT II Part A 1. What is signal processing? Part – B 1. Proximity switches (pg: 2. What is active transducer? 7. 16. Pneumatic sensors b. Explain the following terms: Sensitivity and hysteresis error. Define linearity. Define resolution.28) 5. What is passive transducer? 6. a. Explain the working principle of a. a. Define Hysteresis. 10. 2. How to measure velocity? 23. 9. Explain the working principle of a potentiometer sensors. Mention the features of thermistors. indicating various modules involved in it? 9. 8. What is purpose of motion sensors? 24. Define transducer and give an example. What is temperature sensor? 21. What are the performance terminology? 25. What is pressure sensors? 22. Give one property of piezoelectric crystal. List the factors responsible in selection of a transducer. What is primary transducer? 4. b Explain about the automatic water flow control. 12. (pg: 4. 10. What are the test inputs of the transducer? 11. How has mechatronics discipline has evolved? Explain the evolution stages. 13.(pg: 2. 18. Explain various elements of a control system with an example.23) 3.
40) b. (pg: 3. 15.7) 3. Give an account for the flag register in 8085 microprocessor. Describe ALU and its function. 23. 21. (pg: 2. Define mnemonics. (pg: 3.32) 9. Explain about the signal processing. Draw the pin diagram of 8085 µp and explain the function of each pin. 14. Discuss about display device. What is Microprocessor? What is a bus? Mention name of few buses. 22. 11. a. 17. 4. PART – B 1.7) 2.47) 10. 16. Thermocouple (pg: 2.Mechatronics a. 8. 25. Write short notes on a.39) 6. 9. 3.25) 8. 2. Write the special functions carried by the general purpose registers of 8085. What is the advantage of instruction queue register in 8085 CPU? What are the basic units of a microprocessor? What is multiplexing? and its advantage? Explain the functions of IO/M. 7.14) b. a.1) b. 18. Draw the architecture of a 8bit microprocessor and explain its functions. Explain about a. Classify the transducers by the function performance and the output basis.60) UNIT – III PART A 1. (pg: 2. 19.20) 7. Temperature sensors (pg: 2. HOLD and HLDA in 8085. 5. Eddy current proximity sensors (pg: 2. 24. Mention the uses of Accumulator. 13. Mention the different data transfer schemes. Inductive proximity switches (pg: 2. 12. 20. Discuss the important of READY signal in 8085 Microprocessor. (pg: 2. Explain the encoder. Explain about the selection of sensors? (pg: b. Discuss about IC 8251. Explain the working principle and applications of Fluid pressure sensor. What are the applications of 8279? Differentiate RAM and ROM. What is a flag? List the flags of 8085. Mention some of the parts of 8085 CPU. Sketch the functional block diagram of 8085 µp and explain their functions. (pg: 3. Discuss feature of 8085 Microprocessor.24) b. What are the applications of 8085? Describe the IC 8255. What are the applications? (2. READY. 6.8) . Thermo diodes (pg: 2. 10. LVDT (pg: 2. What is polling? What is DMA controller? Differentiate latches and buffers.
112) 10. 3. How can a personal computer are converted into a PLC program.55) .103) Unit – IV PART A 1. What is the main difference between a contactor and a magnetic motor starter? 23. Explain the function of an RAM and EEPROM memory module installed in a PLC. 3. Define PLC. (pg: 3. Describe in detail about the special feasters of 8085 µp compared with generic µp. 24.(pg: 3. With neat diagram explain the parts of PLC. Give two singlepole switches. Discuss the functions of following: ( i ) General purpose registers. 20. How can a DAC be interfaced with 8085 μp? Discuss with a neat sketch. List the three common types of PLC programming devices. 6. What are the most common languages used in PLC? 17. Explain the working principle of PLC with neat diagram.Mechatronics 4. Draw the electrical symbol used to represent each of the following switches. Explain the analog I/O modules with neat diagram. What are the parts of PLC? 10. Draw the diagram of AC discrete input module. Draw the block diagram of PLC. 6. 4. Write the simple program using EXAMINE IF CLOSED (XIC) INSTRUCTION. c) No pressure switch d) NO proximity switch. 21. 15. What are the different types of instructions in PLC? 19. What are the merits of using PLC? 13. (pg: 4. Explain about the interfacing of stepper motor. 22. Explain the difference between a sequential and combinational control process. Draw the interfacing diagram of an ADC with 8085 μp and explain. Why the ladder diagram was preferably used in PLC? 18. 2. a) NO push button. 14. (pg: 8. PART B 1.12) ( ii ) Timing and control unit (pg: 3. 5. 16. Explain the terms normally open contact and normally closed contact as they apply to the relay. Discuss the different data transfer schemes in detail.34) 7. List the parts of a PLC with neat diagram. Explain about the interfacing of traffic light controller. (pg: 3.13) ( iii ) Stack pointer 5. What is seal – in circuit? 25. (pg: 3. Write the different types of PLC sizes. 8. Write the simple program using EXAMINE IF OPEN (XIO) INSTRUCTION. write a program that will turn on an output when both switch A and switch B are closed. What are the different types of I/O modules in PLC? 7. 9. b) Singlepole selector switch. 2. 12. What is PLC? 9. Write the applications of PLC. What are the different sizes of PLC? 11.
2. What is the difference between two stroke and four stroke engine? 24. 5. With neat diagram explain the converting relay logic diagram to ladder logic diagram with one example. How is the voltage produced by the oxygen sensors? 16. How do the movements of robot take place? 11. (pg: 5. State the function of a computer.(pg: 5. 4. With neat diagram explain the EXAMINE ON and EXAMINE OFF instruction with one example.22) 4. What is engine management? 21. What is the use of oxygen sensors? 17. How does a car park barrier works? 15. (pg: 5. Justify? 5. Explain the digital I/O modules with neat diagram. What is the use of parking system? 13. What is the use of spark plug? 23. (pg: 5. Explain the design aspects of pick and place robot. Explain about the design of automatic car parking system. 6. What is parking system? 12. 6. 7. What are the four stroke engines? 20. Explain about the electronic weighing machine that can be developed by mechatronics.1) 2. 8. Explain the electromagnetic control relay with neat diagram.(pg: 5. Unit – V PART A 1. (pg: 5. With neat sketch explain the manually operated and proximity switch. What is the use of PLC in automatic car park system? 14.18) 6. Distinguish between traditional design approach and mechatronics approach. What are the stages in designing a mechatronics systems? (pg:5. What is the function of piston? 22. Write short notes on a) output control relay b) latching relay. How do movements of robot takes place? Explain it neatly. What are the advantages of the microprocessor controlled system? 7. What are parts in robot? 9. What is bar coding? 3. What are the possible design procedures? Part – B 1. Mention the stages in designing a mechatronics system.24) .45) 3. 10. 9. How a traditional system design of temperature control of domestics central heating system is improved by mechatronics design? 18. Draw the block diagram of engine management using microprocessor? 25. What is robot? 8. Write a short notes on a) Programming devices b) Diagnostics of PLCs with computer.Mechatronics 4. Compare the traditional approach and mechatronics approach to process control and manufacturing. What are the two stroke engines? 19. What are the axes of a pick and place robot? 10. Automatic camera is mechatronics system.
10. Explain about the design of temperature control in central heating system. Explain about the design of engine management in mechatronics design. (pg: 5. Explain the operation and design of washing machine control.26) 8. Discuss the traditional and mechatronics design approach with an example. *************** .Mechatronics 7.3) 9. (pg: 5.