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In order to remove internal stresses produced by hardening the steel, the process usually adopted is

A. Tempering

B. Normalising

C. Annealing

D. Spheroidising

Correct Answer :

A. Tempering


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Which of the following formula is used in designing a connecting rod?

A. Euler's formula

B. Rankine's formula

C. Johnson's straight line formula

D. Johnson's parabolic formula

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The application of third type levers is found in

A. A pair of tongs

B. Hand wheel of a punching press

C. Lever of a loaded safety valve

D. Handle of a hand pump

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Split nut is a locking device in which

A. One smaller nut is tightened over main nut and main nut tightened against smaller one by loosening, creating friction jamming

B. A slot is cut partly in middle of nut and then slot reduced by tightening screw

C. A hard fibre or nylon cotter is recessed in the nut and becomes threaded as the nut is screwed on the bolt causing a tight grip

D. Through slots are made at top and a cotter pin is passed through these and a hole in the bolt, and cotter pin splitted and bent in reverse direction at the other end

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According to Indian standards, the diameter of rivet hole is made larger than the basic size of rivet by

A. 0.5 mm upto rivet diameter of 24 mm

B. 1 mm for rivet diameter from 27 mm to 36 mm

C. 2 mm for rivet diameter from 39 mm to 48 mm

D. All of the above

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The power transmitted by belt drive depends upon

A. Belt velocity

B. Initial belt tension

C. Arc of contact

D. All of the above

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A double strap butt joint (with equal straps) is

A. Always in single shear

B. Always in double shear

C. Either in single shear or double shear

D. Any one of these

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Basic hole is one

A. Whose upper deviation is zero

B. Whose lower deviation is zero

C. Whose lower as well as upper deviations are zero

D. Does not exist

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In hydrostatic bearings

A. The Oil film pressure is generated only by the rotation of the journal

B. The oil film is maintained by supplying oil under pressure

C. Do not require external supply of lubricant

D. Grease is used for lubrication

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For circumferential joint in boilers, the type of joint used is

A. Butt joint with single cover plate

B. Butt joint with double cover plate

C. Lap joint with one ring overlapping the other

D. Any one of the above

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In block brakes, the ratio of shoe width to wheel diameter is taken between

A. 0.1 and 0.25

B. 0.25 and 0.50

C. 0.50 and 0.75

D. 0.75 and 1

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The material commonly used for machine tool bodies is

A. Mild steel

B. Aluminium

C. Brass

D. Cast iron

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Factor of safety for fatigue loading is the ratio of

A. Elastic limit to the working stress

B. Elastic limit to the yield point

C. Endurance limit to the working stress

D. Young's modulus to the ultimate tensile strength

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The maximum bending stress in a curved beam having symmetrical section always occur at the

A. Centroidal axis

B. Neutral axis

C. Inside fibre

D. Outside fibre

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The temperature required for full annealing in hypereutectoid steel is

A. 50°C above upper critical temperature

B. 50°C below upper critical temperature

C. 50°C above lower critical temperature

D. 50°C below lower critical temperature

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Cap screws are

A. Similar to small size tap bolts except that a greater variety of shapes of heads are available

B. Slotted for a screw driver and generally used with a nut

C. Used to prevent relative motion between parts

D. Provided with detachable caps

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Fabric belts are used in industrial applications because

A. They are cheap

B. They can work at high temperature

C. They are unaffected by moisture and humidity

D. None of the above

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Which of the following statement is wrong?

A. The pitch of rivets is obtained by equating the tearing resistance of the plate to the shearing resistance of the rivets

B. The pitch of rivets should not be less than 2d, where d is the diameter of rivet hole

C. The maximum value of the pitch of rivets for a longitudinal joint of a boiler, as per I.B.R., is given by Pmax = C.t + 41.28 mm

D. According to I.B.R., the thickness of butt strap shall not be less than 5 mm

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The shear stress at a point in a shaft subjected to a torque is

A. Directly proportional to the polar moment of inertia and to the distance of the point from the axis

B. Directly proportional to the applied torque and inversely proportional to the polar moment of inertia

C. Directly proportional to the applied torque and the polar moment of inertia

D. Inversely proportional to the applied torque and the polar moment of inertia

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The circumferential and longitudinal strains in a cylindrical boiler under internal steam pressure are εc and εl respectively. The change in volume of the boiler cylinder per unit volume will be

A. εc + 2εl

B. c + εl

C. εc + εl²

D. εc² + εl

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Two shafts of the same length and material are joined in series. If the ratio of their diameters is 2, then the ratio of their angles of twist will be

A. 2

B. 4

C. 8

D. 16

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An open belt drive is used when

A. Shafts are arranged at right angles and rotate in one definite direction

B. Shafts are arranged parallel and rotate in the opposite directions

C. Shafts are arranged parallel and rotate in the same directions

D. Driven shaft is to be started or stopped whenever desired without interfering with the driving shaft

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The resultant axial load on a bolt depends on

A. Initial tension

B. External load applied

C. Relative elastic yielding (springness) of the bolt and the connected member

D. All of the above

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Aircraft body is usually fabricated by

A. Welding

B. Pre-casting

C. Riveting

D. Casting

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A tapered key which fits in a key-way in the hub and is flat on the shaft, is known as

A. Woodruff key

B. Feather key

C. Flat saddle key

D. Gib head key

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When two springs are in series (having stiffness K), the equivalent stiffness will be

A. K

B. K/2

C. 2K

D. K/4

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The toughness of a material _________ when it is heated

A. Does not change

B. Increases

C. Decreases

D. None of the Above

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The minimum number of teeth on the pinion which will mesh with any gear without interference for 20° full depth involute teeth will be

A. 12

B. 14

C. 18

D. 24

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The expansion joint is mostly used for pipes which carry steam at __________ pressures.

A. Low

B. High

C. Medium

D. None of these

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Antifriction bearings are

A. Sleeve bearings

B. Hydrodynamic bearings

C. Thin lubricated bearings

D. None of the above

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Which is correct statement?

A. A member made of steel will generally be more rigid than a member of equal load carrying ability made of cast iron

B. A member made of cast iron will generally be more rigid than a member of equal load carrying ability made of steel

C. Both will be equally rigid

D. Which one is rigid will depend on several other factors