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MUTHAYAMMAL ENGINEERING COLLEGE, RASIPURAM-637408 DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING ME1302 DESIGN OF MACHINE ELEMENTS (Two marks) UNIT-1 1.

What is meant by Engineering Design? 2. What is Adaptive Design? 3. Briefly explain about Developed Design. 4. What is New Design? 5. What are the factors affecting machine design? 6. What are the factors to be considered in selection of materials for machine members? 7. What is load? Mention their types. 8. What is factor of safety? Enumerate its features. 9. What is eccentric loading and list out some applications of eccentric loading? 10. What are various theories of failure? Extra Questions 1. What is stress concentration factor? 2. Define i) Stiffness ii) Resilience 3. State Rankines theory and St.Venant theory of failure. 4. For ductile material, which of the strength is considered for designing? i) Component subjected to static loading ii) Component subjected to fatigue loading 5. Differentiate the stress distribution in a bar subjected to axial force and beam subjected to bending. UNIT-II 1. What is a shaft? By what materials, the shaft can be made? Specify the types of shafts. 2. Distinguish between shaft, axle and spindle. 3. Enumerate the types of stresses induced in shafts? 4. Define i) Critical speed of shafts ii) Spline shaft 5. Briefly explain about torsional stiffness of shafts. 6. What is a key and on what basis keys are selected? 7. Specify the types of keys? 8. What is a coupling? What is the function of a coupling? 9. What are the types of coupling? 10. What is the advantage of flexible coupling? Name the flexible coupling connected with propeller shaft of automotive vehicles.

Extra Questions 1. Where are spline couplings used? 2. Distinguish splines and keys. 3. What types of stresses are developed in keys? 4. Why hollow shaft has grater strength than solid shaft of equal weight? 5. What is the use of register in flange coupling? UNIT-III 1. What are the types of threaded fasteners? What kind of stresses are induced in threaded fasteners? 2. Define the following. i) Major diameter or nominal diameter ii) Minor diameter or root diameter iii) Pitch iv) Lead 3. How are screw threads classified? And how are screw thread designated? 4. What are the merits and demerits of screw joints? 5. Define thread angle? Name any mechanical members subjected to combined loads. 6. What is welding and where are they employed? 7. How is welding classified? What are the various types of welded joints? 8. What is meant by throat thickness? 9. Specify the types of gas welding process? 10. What is Brazing? How welded joints differ from riveted joints? Extra Questions 1. Sketch at least two types of welded joints. 2. How is a bolt designated? Give examples? 3. Why are welded joints preferred over riveted joints? 4. What is the meaning of bolt M24X2? 5.What is meant by single start and multi start threads? UNIT-IV 1. What is spring? What are the types of springs? By what material springs can be made? 2. What are the factors that should be considered for design of springs? 3. Define the following i) Spring Index ii) Spring rate iii) Solid length iv) Free length 4. Give four examples of applications for the following springs. i) Helical Spring ii) Leaf Springs iii) Torsional Springs iv) Disc Springs 5. What is nip and express its importance in leaf spring? 6. What is meant by active coils and inactive coils? 7. What is a lever and by what materials it is made of? 8. What is meant by i) Mechanical advantage ii) Leverage? 9. What do you mean by lever and leverage? 10. Why are bushes of softer materials inserted in the eyes of lever?

Extra Questions 1. Why levers are usually tapered? 2. Name any four applications of levers in engineering practice. 3. When two concentric springs of stiffness 100 N/mm and 50 N/mm respectively are subjected to an axial load of 750 N, what will be the deflection of each spring? 4. Why is a boss generally needed at the fulcrum of the lever? UNIT-V 1. What is a bearing? How are they classified? 2. Specify the types of sliding contact bearings. 3. What is meant by journal bearing? 4. Name few materials for sliding contact bearings and what are the desirable properties of bearing materials? 5. What is lubricant and why it is employed? Specify the types of lubricant with examples. 6. Name few applications of rolling contact bearings and what way it differs from sliding contact bearings?. 7. What factors should be considered for selecting rolling bearings? 8. What is an anti friction bearing? 9. What is a fly wheel and what purpose it is used and mention its types? 10. Differentiate flywheel and governor in their functions. Extra Questions 1. State the materials used for flywheels 2. What is known as self acting bearing? 3. Define co-efficient of fluctuation of energy in fly wheel. 4. What are the effects of clearance on the performance of a bearing? 5. What types of stresses are produced in fly wheel?