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# PSN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

## (An Autonomous Institution)

Melathediyoor, Tirunelveli-627 152.
(Approved by AICTE, New Delhi and Recognised by UGC Under Section 2 (f))
An ISO 9001:2008 Certified Institution
(Accredited by NBA and NAAC, Affiliated to Anna University)
Web Site: www.psncet.ac.in, E-Mail: hodaero@psncet.ac.in
DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

PART – A

UNIT – 1

## 11. What are the characteristics of vibration?

12. What are the solution methods for vibration?

## 23. What is meant by eqivalent stiffness of the spring?

24. What is the eqivalent stiffness of the spring when they are in series and
parellel?
25. What is meant by Natural frequency?

## 29. Define Steady state vibration and Transient vibration.

30. What is the natural frequency of simple spring-mass system?

31. Determine the natural frequency of mass of 10Kg suspended at the bottom
of two springs(of stiffness:5&8N/mm) in series.

32. Give the expression for natural frequency of water, which oscillates in a
“U” tube manometer?

33. A car having a mass of 1000kg deflects its spring 4cm under its load.
Determine the natural frequency of car in the vertical direction.

## 36. State the natural frequency of Torsional vibration of a simple system.

37. What are the conditions to be satisfied for an eqivalent system to that of
geared system in Torsional vibrations?

## 39. Define the term “cycle”

40. What are the basic parts of the vibrating system including Damper?

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UNIT – 2

## 1. What are the elements of free vibrating systems?

2. What is the equivalent stiffness of springs when they are in series and
parallel?
3. What is bifilar and trifilar suspension?

## 18. What do you undestand by Transmissibility?

19. What is meant by Damped Vibration?

20. List all the Vibration measuring instruments and their uses.

## 22. Define Under damping and Over damping?

23. What is the type of motion in Under damping, Over damping and Critical
damping?

## 25. What is the main advantage of providing damping in mechanical system?

26. Draw the Diagram of afree damped vibrating system and write the
governing differential equation of the system.

## 27. Distinguish between critical damping and large damping.

28. Sketch the Time Vs Displacement plot for under damped and over damped
systems.
29. What is the limit beyond which damping is detrimental and why?

damped?

## 33. Writedown the expression for natural frequency of freeTorsional vibration

without considering the effect of inertia of the consraint.

## 34. Define torsional eqivalent shaft.

35. Give the equation for Damping facto r ‫ ح‬and Damped frequency ωd

vibrations?

## 38. Define Transmissibility ratio or isolation factor.

39. Sketch the graph for ω/ωd Vs Transmissibility for different values of
damping factor.

## 41. What are the methods of isolating the vibration?

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UNIT – 3
1. What is meant by normal mode and principle mode of vibration?
2. Define semi definite system? Give example?

## 10. State Hamilton‟s principle?

11. Write one dimensional wave equation for lateral vibration of spring?

## 13. Define continuous system?

14. What are the differences between continuous and Discrete system?

15. What are the differences between Dynamic & Torsional vibration
absorber?
16. What are the demerits of dynamic vibration absorber?

## 21. State orthogonality principle?

22. What is meant by Dynamic magnifier?

## 24. Briefly explain elastic suspension.

25. Specify any two industrial applications where the Transmissibility effects
of vibration are important.
26. What are influence coefficients?

27. Explain the Matrix method for solving Two degrees of freedom problem?

28. What are the differences between Static and Dynamic coupling?

## 29. What is meant by Orthogonality?

30. What is the condition for the amplitude of main mass to be zero in
Dynamic vibration absorber?
31. What is meant by unturned viscous damper?

32. Write down the equation for angular velocity of Torsionally Equivalent
shaft.
33. What do you know about Forced Harmonic vibration?

34. Write down the equation of motion of Damped free vibration of two
degrees of freedom system?

35. When the virating system is called as Multi degrees of freedom system?

## 36. Write short notes about Eigen value problems.

37. Write down the solution of wave equation for Lateral vibration of string

38. Write down the solution of wave equation for longitudinal vibration of bar
with both ends are free.

39. Write down the solution of wave equation for Torsional vibration of shaft
40. Write down the frequency equation for longitudinal vibration of bar with
both ends are free?

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UNIT – 4

## 7. What is the principle of Rayleigh‟s method of finding natural frequency of

vibration?
8. What are the steps to be followed for solving the problems by using
Rayleigh‟s method?
9. What are the applications of Rayleigh‟s method?

## 10. What are the applications of Holzer method?

11. What are the factors that affect the critical speed of shaft?

## 13. What are the causes of critical speed?

14. Why is critical speed encountered?

## 15. Differentiate between Transverse and Torsional vibration?

16. How will you calculate the deflection in cantilever beam in the Rayleigh‟s
method?

17. What is the formula being used for calculating deflection in simply
supported beam in the Rayleigh‟s method?
18. What is the Rayleigh‟s formula for calculating angular velocity in the
beams?
19. How will you calculate the angular velocity for the Spring Mass system by
using Holzer method?
20. How will you calculate the angular velocity for the Torsional system by
using Holzer method?

21. What is the method for calculating approximate ω by using Holzer method?

22. What are the formulas used for finding displacement „x‟ in the Spring Mass
system by using Holzer method?
23. What are the formulas used for finding displacement „φ‟ in the Torsional
system by using Holzer method?
24. What are all the Approximate methods for calculating natural frequency of
the vibrating system?

25. What are the advantages of Holzer method over Rayleigh‟s method?

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UNIT – 5

## 1. What is meant by aero elasticity?

2. Define buffeting?

## 8. What is mean by aerodynamic coupling? What are the classifications of

coupling?
9. What are the differences between elastic coupling and inertial coupling?

## 10. What is meant by critical flutter speed?

11. What are the methods o control the aero elastic oscillation?

## 15. Define the Rolling power of the wing?

16. What is meant by Elastic efficiency of Aileron?

17. Explain about Strip theory for lift distribution of rigid wing?

## 21. Define Dynamic response or forced response?

22. Write down the expression for the determination of wing divergence speed
on two dimensional wing.
23. Write down the expression for the determination of wing divergence speed
on Finite wing.
24. What is meant by Collar triangle of forces?

25. What are the effects of structural parameters of wing on the critical speed?

## 33. What is meant by Swept wing divergence?

34. What is the difference between classical flutter and non classical flutter?

## 35. What is meant by Aileron buzz?

36. What is meant by inertial coupling?

## 40. What are the preventive measures of flutter?

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