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Code No: R05311404 Set No.

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III B.Tech I Semester Supplimentary Examinations, February 2008
MACHINE TOOLS
(Mechatronics)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
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1. (a) What is tool life? What is the significance of tool life to an engineer who is
interested in productivity?
(b) Define machinability index. What are the variables affecting machinability?
[8+8]

2. (a) What are the four major parts of a carriage? Describe them briefly.
(b) How the size of a turret lathe is specified?
(c) Determine the angle of taper, given the larger diameter as 50mm, small diam-
eter 35mm and length of the work piece 60 mm. [8+3+5]

3. (a) Draw the block diagram of a horizontal shaper and write about its important
parts.
(b) What are the main operations performed on a planer? [10+6]

4. (a) What are the various parts of boring mill? Explain them briefly.
(b) Define the following angles of a twist drill: [8+8]
i. Rake angle
ii. Lip clearance angle
iii. Point angle
iv. Chisel edge angle.

5. (a) With the help of neat diagrams describe the working of the following milling
attachments:
i. Knee
ii. Spindle nose
iii. Arbor.
(b) Explain the difference between straight and helical slab mills bringing out the
advantages to be gained by the use of helical teeth.
(c) What is feed on a milling machine? [9+5+2]

6. (a) Sketch and explain the three methods of cylindrical grinding.


(b) What are disk grinders? [12+4]

7. (a) Write the advantages and limitations of broaching process.


(b) Explain the process of honing with neat sketch. [8+8]

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8. (a) What are the various types of jigs? Explain the applications of each type.
(b) What are the important principles of location? [10+6]

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Code No: R05311404 Set No. 2
III B.Tech I Semester Supplimentary Examinations, February 2008
MACHINE TOOLS
(Mechatronics)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
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1. (a) What are the different types of chips? Explain.


(b) Explain the following types of cutting fluids: [8+8]
i. Water based cutting fluids
ii. Straight or neat oil based cutting fluids.
2. (a) Explain the functions of:
i. Head stock
ii. Feed rod of a lathe
iii. Tail stock.
(b) Enumerate the differences between ‘Saddle type turret lathe’ and ‘Ram type
turret lathe’.
(c) What are the different types of taper turning methods? Explain any one
method with neat sketch. [6+4+6]
3. (a) Draw a block diagram of a standard double housing planer, showing its main
parts and briefly describe these parts.
(b) How the jobs are held on the table of a horizontal shaper? [10+6]
4. With help of neat block diagrams describe the main parts and working of the
following types of horizontal boring machines:
(a) Floor type horizontal machine
(b) Multiple head type horizontal machine. [8+8]
5. (a) Describe the process of generating a helical groove on a milling machine.
(b) Make a neat sketch of a universal milling machine indicating the various con-
trols and constructional features. [8+8]
6. What are the various types of surface grinding approaches that are possible? What
would be their individual advantages and applications? Give explanations for the
reasoning. [16]
7. (a) What factors contribute to increased production rates for broaching?
(b) Explain the process of lapping with neat sketch. [8+8]
8. (a) Explain the advantages of modular fixtures.
(b) Explain the important principles of Jig Design. [8+8]

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Code No: R05311404 Set No. 3
III B.Tech I Semester Supplimentary Examinations, February 2008
MACHINE TOOLS
(Mechatronics)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
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1. (a) What is tool life? What is the significance of tool life to an engineer who is
interested in productivity?
(b) Define machinability index. What are the variables affecting machinability?
[8+8]

2. (a) Name any three lathe accessories and explain their functions.
(b) Enumerate the applications of capstan lathe and turret lathe. [8+8]

3. (a) Describe with a schematic sketch the operation of a hydraulic shaper.


(b) Write the applications of planning machines. [8+8]

4. (a) Sketch and explain the various types of tools used on boring machines.
(b) Describe the procedure of boring on Vertical boring machine. [10+6]

5. (a) What are the various cutter holding devices used on a milling machine?
(b) Draw a neat sketch of a column and knee type horizontal milling machine and
explain its working. [6+10]

6. (a) What is the marking system followed in case of grinding wheels? Explain
the individual elements of the marking system from the standpoint of the
functioning of the wheel.
(b) What are the advantages and limitations of using centreless grinding? [10+6]

7. (a) Write the advantages and limitations of broaching process.


(b) Explain the process of honing with neat sketch. [8+8]

8. (a) Which system is the most basic and elementary form of modular fixtures?
Explain briefly.
(b) Discuss the 3-2-1 principle of location.
(c) Explain the various safety factors to be considered while designing the Jigs
and Fixtures. [6+4+6]

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Code No: R05311404 Set No. 4
III B.Tech I Semester Supplimentary Examinations, February 2008
MACHINE TOOLS
(Mechatronics)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
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1. (a) Explain Merchant force circle.


(b) Explain continuous and discontinuous chips.
(c) Enumerate the differences between orthogonal cutting and oblique cutting.
[6+5+5]
2. (a) Name any four operations which can be performed on a lathe and explain
them briefly.
(b) What are the various types of automatic lathe? Explain their differences and
applications. [8+8]
3. (a) Sketch and explain the mechanical feed drive of a horizontal shaper.
(b) How is a planer specified? Explain. [10+6]
4. (a) What are the various parts of boring mill? Explain them briefly.
(b) Define the following angles of a twist drill: [8+8]
i. Rake angle
ii. Lip clearance angle
iii. Point angle
iv. Chisel edge angle.
5. (a) Sketch and explain the two basic types of milling operations.
(b) Describe the main features of Universal milling machine. [8+8]
6. (a) Sketch the various shapes of grinding wheels and write their fields of applica-
tion.
(b) Describe the dressing and truing of grinding wheels. [10+6]
7. (a) Sketch a typical tooth shape of a broach and label all the parts of it.
(b) Explain the following operations: [8+8]
i. Honing
ii. Lapping.
8. (a) What considerations should be kept in mind when selecting a clamp for a job?
(b) Discuss the factors governing the choice of clamping devices. [8+8]

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