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RMK COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

RSM NAGAR, PUDUVOYAL-601 206


SEM:02
DEPT. Mechanical
SUBJECT CODE: GE6251
SUBJECT NAME: BASIC CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
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1. Define power plant.


2. What are the different types of power plants?
3. State the function of the condenser in the steam power plant.
4. What is the function of moderator in nuclear power plant?
5. What are the materials used as a moderator in a nuclear power plant?
6. What are the fuels used in a nuclear power plant.
7. List out the factors to be considered for the selection of site for the hydro electric power plant.
8. State the reason why the steam power plant is preferred than the other plants.
9. What is a cooling tower?
10. What is the function of a penstock?
11. What is meant by nuclear fission?
12. What is the function of a intercooler in gas turbine power plant?
13. Name the different components used in a gas turbine power plant.
14. What is radiation shielding.
15. What are the different types of hydro power plants?
16. State the demerits of steam power plant.
17. List out the applications of gas turbine power plant.
18. Name the locations where nuclear power plants were installed in India.
19. Define steam turbine.
20 List out the main parts of a steam turbine.
21 How steam turbines are classified.
22. Differentiate between impulse and reaction turbine.
23. Relative velocity of a steam increases in a reaction turbine Justify.

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With the help of a neat sketch explain the working of Reciprocating Pump
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With the help of a neat sketch explain the working of Impulse Turbine
With the help of a neat sketch explain the working of Centrifugal Pump
Differentiate between impulse and reaction turbine.
With the help of a neat sketch explain the working of Impulse Turbine

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1. Explain working principle of thermal Power plant With Neat sketch.


2. Explain working principle of Nuclear Power plant With Neat sketch.
3. a) Explain working principle of Hydro Electric Power plant With Neat sketch.
b) Write its advantages and Disadvantages
4. a) Explain working principle of Diesel Engine Power plant With Neat sketch.
b) Write its advantages and Disadvantages
5. a) Explain working principle of Gas turbine Power plant With Neat sketch.
b) Write its advantages and Disadvantages

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RMK COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY


RSM NAGAR, PUDUVOYAL-601 206
SEM:02
DEPT. Mechanical
SUBJECT CODE: GE6251
SUBJECT NAME: BASIC CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
2 MARKS

What is surveying?
what is the objective of surveying?

what is the difference between a plan and a map?

what are the two major types of surveying

Differentiate between plane surveying and geodetic surveying?

How the surveying is classified based on purpose

State the principles of surveying.


What are the accessories used in chain surveying?
Define bearing of a line.
What are the systems of bearing
What is meant by local attraction & state its effects?
Define leveling and state its objectives
Define benchmark and state its effects
How rocks are classified?
What is quarrying & dressing of stones
What are the uses of stones?
State the uses of cement?
State the properties of cement concrete.
What is proportioning of concrete?
Define workability of concrete.

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Explain with neat sketch prismatic compass


Explain with neat sketch 20m chain

What are the different types of steel? Explain the properties and uses?

What are the different types of cement? Explain the properties and uses?
Explain differential leveling with a neat sketch.

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Explain with neat sketch prismatic compass and principles of compass surveying.
Explain with neat sketch 20m chain and principles of chain surveying.

The following staff readings were observed successively with level, the instrument having been shifted
after second and fifth readings 0.870; 1.635; 2.135; 1.280; 2.980;3.125; 0.120; 1.825; 2.765; 2.015 th
first reading was taken with the staff held upon a bench mark of elevation +100.00. Enter the reading
level book and final reduced levels. Apply the usual checks. Find also the difference in level between t
first and last points

What are the requirements of good building stone & state important varieties of Building stones

What are the requirements of good building stone & state important varieties of Building stones

The following perpendicular offset were taken at 10 meter intervals from an Survey line to an irregula
boundary line 3.145m, 4.30m, 8.20m, 5.60m,7.60m, 4.2m, 5.6m, 4.3m. Calculate the area enclosed
between the survey line, the irregular boundary line, and first and last offsets by the application of a)
Average ordinate method b) Trapezoidal rule and c) Simpsons rule

The following perpendicular offset were taken at 10 meter intervals from an


Survey line to an irregular boundary line
3.145m, 4.30m, 8.20m, 5.60m,7.60m, 4.2m, 5.6m, 4.3m.
Calculate the area enclosed between the survey line, the irregular boundary line,
and first and last offsets by the application of
a) Average ordinate method b) Trapezoidal rule and c) Simpsons rule

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RMK COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY


RSM NAGAR, PUDUVOYAL-601 206
SEM:02
DEPT. Mechanical
SUBJECT CODE: GE6251
SUBJECT NAME: BASIC CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
2 MARKS
What is an engine?
What are the different types of heat engine?
What is meant by SI Engine.
What is meant by CI Engine.
List out the main components of a SI Engine.
What is a four stroke cycle engine?
What is the function of a carburetor?
What is the fundamental difference between two stroke and four stroke engine.
Why fuel is injected in a CI Engine.
Mention the different types of ignition systems used in SI engine.
What is the function of a choke, in a petrol engine?
What is the function of a spark plug, in a petrol engine?
What is the function of a fuel pump in a diesel engine?
Define fuel injector.
What are the different types of cooling system used in IC engines.
Define lubrication.
Mention some engine parts that require lubrication.
What are the different types of lubrication systems in IC Engines?

How boilers are classified.


List the advantages of high pressure boilers.
How modern boilers differ from olden day boilers.
What is the function of an economiser?
List out the boiler mountings.
What is the difference between boiler mountings and accessories?
What is the function of a super heater?
What is the function of a air pre-heater.
Give few examples for water tube boiler.
Give few examples for fire tube boiler.

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1. Describe the principal parts and functions of a Four Stroke Disel engine With Neat Sketch
2. Describe the principal parts and functions of a Four Stroke Petrol engine With Neat Sketch
3. Describe the principal parts and functions of a Two Stroke Disel engine With Neat Sketch
4. Describe the principal parts and functions of a Two Stroke Petrol engine With Neat Sketch
5. Describe the principal parts and functions of any one high pressure boiler With Neat Sketch
6. Describe the principal parts and functions of Babcock Wilcox boiler With Neat Sketch

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RMK COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY


RSM NAGAR, PUDUVOYAL-601 206
SEM:02
DEPT. Mechanical
SUBJECT CODE: GE6251
SUBJECT NAME: BASIC CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
2 MARKS

Define Refrigeration.
What is a refrigerator?
Define Refrigerant.
Give some examples for refrigerant.
Define COP
List out the properties of a good refrigerant.
State the function of a compressor in refrigeration system.
Give the applications of refrigeration.
Define air conditioning.
Define Relative humidity.
Define DBT
Define WBT
List out the types of air conditioning.
Define Dew point temperature.
Define psychrometry.
Differentiate between humidification and dehumidification.
What is the function of a capillary tube.
Differentiate between window air conditioner and split type airconditioner.
Draw the layout of a domestic refrigerator.

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Write down the definitions of the following: (a) DBT (b) WBT (c) Relative Humidity (d) Dew point temperature (e)h
Psychrometry (g) COP
With a neat diagram, briefly explain about the split type room air conditioner.
Draw the layout of multi split air conditioner, and explain the working principle of it.

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Explain the principle and working of vapour compression refrigeration system


Explain the principle and working of the vapour absorption refrigeration system
Give the comparison of vapour absorption with vapour compression refrigeration system
Explain the summer air-conditioning system for hot and dry weather
With the neat sketch explain the layout of a window room air conditioning
Explain the layout of the split type air conditioning system
Mention and explain the different types of refrigerant used
Explain the advantages and disadvantages of the window air conditioning unit

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RMK COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY


RSM NAGAR, PUDUVOYAL-601 206
SEM:02
DEPT. Mechanical
SUBJECT CODE: GE6251
SUBJECT NAME: BASIC CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
2 MARKS

State the objectives and requirements of good foundation?


Differentiate between shallow foundation and deep foundation.
Define bearing capacity of soil.
How the stone masonry is classified?
Compare stone masonry and Brick masonry
Why bonding in brick wall is essential?
State the special features of English and Flemish bond.
Define beam, column and Lintel.
Classify the types of column based on its conditions.
State the purpose of plastering.
Define Dam, Bridge and classify them
What are the basic components of a bridge?
What is the purpose of reinforced concrete?
Define factor of safety.

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5. Define the following terms. i) Corbel ii) Cornice iii) Coping iv)String course v) Through stone
Explain different types of shallow foundation

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List the six important points to be considered while selecting a site for construction of Dam.
Explain with neat sketch the different types of piles.
List out the different types of bond in brick wall and explain any three in detail.
Draw a neat sketch of a reinforced cement concrete column and explain.
Explain the types of floor suitable for residential and commercial building.
Explain briefly the different types of pitched roof coverings.

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