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During sensible cooling of air, its wet bulb temperature

A. Decreases but dew point remains constant

B. Increases but dew point remains constant

C. Increases & the dew point decreases

D. Decreases & the dew point increases

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B. Increases but dew point remains constant


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In a boundary layer developed along the flow, the pressure decreases in the downstream direction. The boundary layer thickness in this case will

A. Decrease gradually

B. Increase gradually

C. Increase rapidly

D. Remain constant

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The main charge in blast furnace is usually

A. Iron ore & coke

B. Iron ore, coke & air

C. Limestone, coke & iron ore

D. Limestone, sand & iron ore

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Basic open hearth furnace (BOF) is not used for producing __________ steel.

A. Killed

B. Rimming

C. High alloy

D. None of these

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The property of material, by which a given amount of energy is absorbed by it without plastic deformation, is called the

A. Resilience

B. Toughness

C. Ductility

D. Impact strength

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Most of the phosphorous present in the blast furnace burden enters into

A. Hot metal

B. Flue gases

C. Slag

D. Refractory lining

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Which of the following materials has the least scrap value?

A. Aluminium

B. Stainless steel

C. Brass

D. Copper

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The ratio of thermal & electrical conductivity is same for all the metals at the same temperature; and at around room temperature, this ratio is proportional to(where, T = absolute temperature, °K)

A. T

B. 1/T

C. T2

D. 1/T2

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'Flare tower' used in industry is meant for

A. Venting off (after burning) the excess inflammable/toxic gases at high pressure

B. Absorbing the pollutant gases from the furnace exhaust

C. Cooling of furnace exhaust gases

D. None of these

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Which of the following alloying elements is present in maximum percentage in high speed steel?

A. Molybdenum

B. Chromium

C. Tungsten

D. Vanadium

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Which of the following phenomenon will exhibit the minimum heat transfer?

A. Boiling

B. Forced convection in air

C. Free convection in air

D. Conduction in air

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As per the Indian boiler regulation (IBR), the type of joint preferred for the circumferential joint is the __________ joint.

A. Butt

B. Lap

C. Welded

D. None of these

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Which of the following performance characteristics of a S.I engine is not affected by the front end volatility of the petrol used?

A. Vapour locking

B. Hot starting

C. Spark plug fouling

D. All 'a', 'b' & 'c'

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Lead is poured into the joint between two- __________ pipes.

A. Mild steel

B. Concrete

C. Cast iron

D. Asbestos cement

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Broaching tools are usually made of

A. Cermets

B. High speed steel

C. Tungsten carbide

D. Stellite

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Material of construction of the electrode used in the electric resistance welding is

A. Stainless steel

B. Graphite

C. Copper

D. Steel

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In condensers used in thermal power plants, steam is normally used in shell side and cooling water on the tube side, because of the reason that

A. Compared to the mass flow rate of cooling water, the rate of condensation of steam is invariably smaller

B. Maintaining vacuum on tube side is more difficult than that on the shell side

C. Water velocity can be increased conveniently to increase the overall heat transfer co-efficient because of its lower specific volume compared to steam

D. Condenser can act as a storage unit for condensed steam

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The stress at which extension of the material takes place more rapidly as compared to the increase in load is termed as the __________ point of the material.

A. Elastic

B. Ultimate

C. Yielding

D. Breaking

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The 'transition temperature' for ductile to brittle behaviour of steel increases with increase in the __________ content in steel.

A. Carbon

B. Manganese

C. Both 'a' nor 'b'

D. Neither 'a' nor 'b'

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__________ property of a material is determined by the Herbert Pendulum device.

A. Hardness

B. Tensile

C. Toughness

D. Compressive

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The diffusion co-efficient of Ni in Cu at 1000 K is 1.93 × 10-16 m2S-1 and it is 1.94 × 10-14 m2S- 1 at 1200 K. The activation energy (in k. J.mole-1) for the diffusion of Ni in Cu is

A. 130

B. 180

C. 230

D. 250

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Isotropic materials have the same __________ in all directions.

A. Induced stresses

B. Density

C. Elastic properties

D. Thermal properties

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The order of a chemical reaction

A. Can be determined only experimentally

B. Can be determined from the stoichiometry of the reaction

C. Cannot be zero

D. Can be fractional

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A form of stress corrosion failure termed as 'season cracking' is generally observed in

A. Thermosetting polymers

B. High carbon steels

C. Brasses

D. Borosilicate glasses

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Cast iron contains __________ percent carbon.

A. 2.5

B. 3.75

C. 4.75

D. 5.25

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Carbide tipped cutting tools are manufactured by powder metallurgy techniques and have a composition of

A. 90% tungsten carbide and 10% cobalt

B. 70% aluminium oxide & 30% silica

C. 30% nickel, 15% chromium & 55% tungsten

D. 65% tungsten & 35% zirconium

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Pick out the wrong statement

A. Processing of thermosetting plastics is ideally done by injection moulding

B. Processing of thermoplastics is ideally done by compression moulding

C. Mass production of seamless pipes are done by electrical resistance welding (ERW)

D. Stretch forming is a process of cold drawing

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Electrical conductivities of semi-conductors are of the order of __________ ohm/cm.

A. 10-3

B. 103

C. 10-15

D. 1015

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Inertial forces are obtained, when the elastic forces are multiplied by __________ number.

A. Mach

B. Froude

C. Reynolds

D. Euler

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Copper deposits are found in India at the following location:

A. Kudremukh

B. Kolar

C. Khetri

D. Ramagundam

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Which of the following materials has the maximum shrinkage allowance?

A. Brass

B. Cast iron

C. Lead

D. Aluminium alloy