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SATHYABAMA UNIVERSITY

SUBJECT: FOUNDRY ENGINEERING


CODE :16 405
PART A

(10 x 2 = 20)

UNIT-I
1. What are the basic steps involved in sand casting?
2. What are the factors to be considered for the selections of patterns?
3. Why the taper is provided in the pattern?
4. What is the use of venting of moulds?
5. What is the use of core blower?
6. What are the different types of moulding process?
7. List the pattern materials.
8. What is the use of core prints?
9. List the application of casting.
10. State the advantages of casting?
UNIT-II
1. What is meant by flowability?
2. What is meant by grain size?
3. What are the different shapes of grains?
4. What is meant by sand preparation?
5. What is sand reclamation?
6. What are the ingredients used in moulding sand?
7. List four control tests used in sand testing.
8. Classify moulding machines.
9. List the application of jolting machine.
10. List four properties of sand.
UNIT-III
1. What are the different techniques of centrifugal casting?
2. List few defects in sand casting?
3. What is plaster mould casting?
4. What is meant by foam process?
5. What is meant by investment casting?
6. What is meant by full mould process?
7. What are the advantages of shell moulding process?
8. Differentiate between centrifugal & semi centrifugal casting.
9. What are the different types of centrifugal casting?
10. What are the applications of continuous casting process?

UNIT-IV
1. What is interdentritic porosity?
2. What is hot blast cupola?
3. Write down the different types of cupola?
4. Why are fluxes used in melting and refining of liquid metals?
5. What is an ingot?
6. What is the use of foundry furnace?
7. For melting steel which furnace is used?
8. List destructive testing methods.
9. What is the use of converter?
10. Name any two techniques used for the inspection of a casting?
UNIT-V
1. How the solidification time is calculated?
2. How the gating of casting is designed and what are its types?
3. What are the factors to be considered for casting design?
4. What is the purpose of chaplets?
5. List the types of gating system.
6. What is the function of riser?
7. List the elements of gating system.
8. What are the steps in mechanized foundries?
9. What is meant by pouring?
10. What are the different types of pouring ladles?
PART B (5 x 12 =60)
UNIT-I
1. What are the factors to be considered to selection of patterns?
2. Explain the function of pattern materials.
3. With a neat sketch explain any various types of Patterns.
4. Explain a) core making
5. With a neat sketches, explain the various types of core boxes.
6. With a neat sketch explain core blower.
7. What are the steps required in casting processes? State its merits, demerits and application.
8. Explain pattern allowance.
9. State the importance and function of colour coding as per BIS.
10. Discuss the scope, advantages, limitations and applications of casting.
UNIT-II
1. With a neat sketch explain the different techniques used in sand reclamation?
2. Explain any four types of sand moulding tests.
3. Explain how the sand is prepared for moulding?

4. With a neat sketch, explain jolt-squeezing machine.


5. With a neat sketch, explain sand slinger.
6. Explain moulding properties.
7. Briefly explain various types of sands.
8. Explain sand muller and state its merits and demerits.
9. Explain various types of sand used in molding.
10. Explain core and sand ingredients in detail.
UNIT-III
1. Discuss the pattern and mould materials used in Investment casting process?
2. Explain Continuous casting process with neat sketch.
3. Discuss the principle and construction of centrifugal casting process
4. Explain the full mould process in details
5. Briefly discuss the shell moulding process
6. Explain the different types of die casting process?
7. With a neat sketch explain plaster moulding process?
8. Explain carbon dioxide casting process and state its application.
9. Classify special casting process. Explain any one process in detail.
10. Explain a) cold chamber die casting b) true centrifugal casting process.

UNIT-IV
1. Discuss the melting process adopted for copper based alloys.
2. Discuss briefly the construction and operations of an electric arc furnace.
3. Discuss various methods of destructive testing.
4. Discuss various methods of non destructive testing.
5. Discuss the construction and operation of a cupola furnace describing the different zones
with a neat sketch?
6. Explain open hearth furnace and state its merits and demerits.
7. Explain direct arc furnace and state its merits and demerits.
8. Explain in detail about cleaning & inspection of castings.
9. Explain various casting defects.
10. Classify furnace. Explain any one in detail.
UNIT-V
1. What are the different foundry mechanization? Explain any four in detail
2. Explain the steps involved in pouring time and give some of pouring times for metals?
3. How the runners and gates are designed?
4. Differentiate pressurized and un pressurized gating systems?
5. How the slugs and dross are eliminated?
6. With a neat sketch explain the layout of mechanized foundry?
7. What are the requirements of gating system?
8. Explain briefly the basic steps of gating systems?
9. Explain in detail about casting design considerations.
10. Explain a) Pouring basin b) In gates c) Runner.