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Low speed Aerodynamics (Aerodynamics-I )

Multiple choice questions


Set 2

The unit for pressure


1.
a.
2.

Joule

d.

All the above

b.

c.

d.

1 Pascal

b.

kilo Pascal

c. 100kpa

d.

1000kpa

101.3 kN/m2

b.

760mm of
mercury

c. 10.33m of
water

d.

All the above

An inviscid, incompressible fluid is sometimes called


a.

6.

c.

Atmospheric pressure at sea level at 150C is


a.

5.

Pascal

The unit of pressure one bar is


a.

4.

b.

The symbol for mass density


a.

3.

Newton

an ideal fluid

b.

a real fluid

c. a perfect fluid

d.

an ideal or perfect fluid

b.

Euler's
equation

c. Navier stokes
equation

d.

Momentum Equation

d.

Low angles of attack

p+(1/2)V^2= const
a.

Bernoulli's
equation

Vortex generators on the wing are most effective at


7.
a.

High Speed

b.

Low Speed

c. High angles of
attack

8.

The chord line of a wing is a line that runs from


a.

9.

the centre of the


leading edge of
the wing to the
trailing edge

b.

half way
between the
upper and
lower surface
of the wing

Which of the four forces act on an aircraft?


a. Lift, Weight,
b. Weight,
thrust and drag
gravity, thrust
and drag

c. one wing tip to


the other wing
tip

d.

It is same as the camber


line

c. Lift, weight,
gravity and
drag

d.

Drag, Friction, Weight,


Thrust

10. Which of the following types of drag increases as the aircraft gains altitude?
a.

Parasite Drag

b.

Induced Drag

c. Interference
Drag

d.

None

b.

m=f x a

c. F=m.a

d.

All the above

c. Counter-sunk
rivets used on
skin exterior

d.

Wing area

c. only change if
the MTMA
were changed

d.

None

d.

None of the above

11. Newtons second law


a.

F=m/a

12. What is a controlling factor of turbulence and skin friction?


a.

Aspect ratio

b.

Fineness ratio

13. The aircraft stalling speed will


a.

increase with an
increase in
weight

b.

Depend upon
the angle of
attack

14. The optimum angle of attack of an aerofoil is the angle at which


a.

the aerofoil
produces
maximum lift

b.

the aerofoil
produces zero
lift

c. the highest
lift/drag ratio is
produced

15. The loss of pressure head for the laminar flow through pipes varies
a.

as the square of
velocity

directly as the
velocity

as the inverse
of the velocity

None of the above

16. The velocity distribution in laminar flow through a circular pipe follow the
a.

17.

Logarithmic
law

None of the above

Reynolds
Number is less
than 2000

Reynolds
number is less
than 4000

Reynolds
number is less
than 5 x 105

None of the above

Boundary layer thickness is the distance from the surface of the solid body in the direction
perpendicular to flow, where the velocity of fluid is equal to
a.

19.

Linear law

Boundary layer on a flat plate is called laminar boundary layer if


a.

18.

parabolic law

free stream
velocity

0.9 times the


free stream
velocity

0.99 times the


free stream
velocity

None of the above

Pressure
gradient is
negative

None of the above

The boundary layer separation takes place if


a.

pressure
gradient is zero

Pressure
gradient is
positive

20. Drag is defined as the force exerted by a flowing fluid on a solid body
a.

in the direction
of flow

Perpendicular
to the
direction of
flow

in the direction
which is at an
angle of 45
degree to the
direction of
flow

None of the above

Answers
1. b
2. a
3. c
4. d
5. d
6. a
7. b
8. a
9. a
10. b
11. c
12. b
13. b
14. a
15. b
16. b
17. a
18. c
19. c
20. a