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1. Describe the product cycle followed in a CAD/CAM system.

2. What database structure is implemented for a graphics modeling?
3. Explain 3D transformation matrix for translation, Rotation and Scaling with neat
4. Explain construction and working of CRT with neat sketch.
5. Explain 2D transformation matrix for translation, rotation and scaling with a neat
6. Give the detailed classification of plotters. Explain any two of them in detail.
7. Explain about raster scan graphics coordinate system.
8. Discuss the influence exerted by the computers on the manufacturing.
9. The unit square with vertices A (1, 1), B (2, 1), C (2, 2), and D (1, 2) is transformed in
the following sequence.
i) Scaled about the origin by factors of 4 and 2 in the x- and y- directions.
ii) Rotated about point B through 900.
What are the coordinates of the vertices of transformed geometry?
10. Differentiate between Raster-scan technique and Random-scan technique.
11. Write a brief note on output devices.
12. Explain the details of polygon clipping. Give its advantages compared to the line


1. Describe at least two editing and solid modeling commands.

2. What are the different modeling techniques in CAD? And compare them.
3. Explain B-spline surface with a neat figure and state the advantages of this surface
over Bezier surface.
4. What are the requirements of geometric models and explain the need of geometric
5. Explain about Hermite cubic spline with neat sketch.
6. Explain various display control commands in drafting and modeling systems.
7. What are the basic geometric commands used in drafting system? Explain with
8. Develop a general form of Bezier curve for the control points given by (0, 2), (2, 3),
(3, 2) and (3, 0).
9. Explain about CSG approach in solid modelling
10. Explain Bezier curve with a neat sketch. Explain its advantages and limitations.
11. Write a short note on NURBS and what are the advantages of NURBS over BSpline.
12. Explain about Hermite Bicubic surface with a neat diagram.


1. Discuss the CNC & manual part programming methods.

2. What are the components of CNC machine tools?
3. State the advantages and disadvantages of Numerical Control.
4. Explain about the features of machining cente.
5. State the advantages and disadvantages of Computer Numerical Control.
6. Explain about Computer aided part programming.
7. Explain about the features of turning centre.
8. Differentiate between NC and CNC machines.
9. Define Numerical Control. Explain the elements of NC in detail.
10. Write a short note on
(i) Absolute and Incremental positioning system.
(ii) Fixed and Floating zero method.
11. Describe various G and M codes used in CNC machines?
12. Explain the APT statements:
i) GOTO and GO/TO ii) GODLTA and GOBACK and iii) INTOL and OUTTOL.


1. How the information flow takes place in a retrieval type computer aided proces
planning system.
2. What are the various classifications of group technology?
3. Briefly discuss the data required for Computer Assisted Part Programming.
4. What is group technology? Explain its advantages and disadvantages.
5. Explain about coding and classification system.
6. Compare Generative and Retrieval CAPP systems.
7. Explain about MICLASS and CODE system in group technology.
8. Describe in detail about the methods used in Computer-Aided Process Planning.
9. Explain Opitz classification system.
10. What are part families in group technology? Discuss machine cell design in GT.
11. Explain about DCLASS coding system as used in group technology.
12. Briefly explain the need for CAPP.


1. Describe any two methods of non contact type of computer aided testing.
2. What are the benefits arised when CAQC is integrated with CAD/CAM?
3. Discuss the important effects likely to result from the application of computer aided
quality control systems.
4. “Computers play an important role in quality control”. Justify the statement with
suitable examples.

5. Explain about different noncontact optical inspection methods.

6. Write a short note on (i) electrical field techniques (ii) ultrasonic techniques.
7. Discuss the importance of integration of CAQC with CAD/CAM.
8. Discuss the various methods available for the integration of Computer Aided Quality
Control with CAD/CAM system.
9. Enumerate Benefits of Computer Aided Inspection.
10. Explain about the terminology used in quality control.
11. Explain about contact inspection methods
12. Explain in detail the scanning laser system used in computer aided quality control.


1. What are the characteristic features of material requirement planning

2. What are the major contributions of the computer in a CIM system.
3. What do you understand by the term CIM? State and elaborate on the advantages of
CIM in a manufacturing unit.
4. Explain about the material handling system in CIM.
5. What are the objectives and potential benefits of Computer Integrated Manufacturing
6. Give the inventory control flow for the Computer Integrated Manufacturing System.
7. Discuss the computerized elements of CIM system.
8. Explain the role of human labor in CIM.
9. Describe hardware configuration of CIM with the help of a sketch.
10. Discuss the possible computer applications in Manufacturing Planning activities.
11. Discuss the role of CAPP in CIM in detail.
12. What are the types of manufacturing systems in CIM system?