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Joule-Thomson co-efficient is the ratio of

A. Pressure change to temperature change occuring during adiabatic compression of a gas

B. Pressure change to temperature change occuring during adiabatic throttling of a gas

C. Temperature change to pressure change occuring during adiabatic compression of a gas

D. Temperature change to pressure change occuring during adiabatic throttling of a gas

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D. Temperature change to pressure change occuring during adiabatic throttling of a gas


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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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Cementite is in the lamellar form in the __________ phase of steel.

A. Martenistic

B. Bainitic

C. Pearlitic

D. Ferritic

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Dephosphorization of molten pig iron is favoured by

A. Oxidising and basic slag

B. Reducing and basic slag

C. High activity co-efficient of phosphorous in metal

D. Oxidising and neutral slag

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Starting friction is low in case of the __________ lubrication.

A. Boundary

B. Hydrodynamic

C. Hydrostatic

D. Mixed/semi-fluid

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__________ is used for tying the steel columns to concrete foundation.

A. Grouting

B. Eyebolt

C. Anchor bolts

D. Refractory castables

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The transition temperature at which all the ferromagnetic materials become paramagnetic materials is termed as the 'Curie temperature'. Its value for cobalt is __________ °C.

A. 768

B. 1127

C. 1359

D. 1480

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Wood is a/an __________ material.

A. Amorphous

B. Cellular

C. Homogeneous

D. Granular

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Vernier calipers cannot be used to measure the

A. I.D. & O.D. of the shaft

B. Thickness of parts

C. Depth of holes

D. Clearance between two mating surfaces

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In chemical dehumidification of air

A. Both specific humidity & dry bulb temperature increases

B. Both specific humidity & dry bulb temperature decreases

C. Specific humidity decreases & dry bulb temperature increases

D. Specific humidity increases & dry bulb temperature decreases

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__________ temperature remains constant during adiabatic saturation process of unsaturated air.

A. Dew point

B. Dry bulb

C. Wet bulb

D. None of these

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Hot & cold working of material causes its __________ deformation.

A. Visco-elastic

B. Isotropic

C. Elastic

D. Plastic

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Fibrous fracture is normally encountered in the __________ materials.

A. Hard

B. Elastic

C. Ductile

D. Brittle

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The refractory brick which has good thermal shock resistance at high temperature but cracks on cooling below 400°C is

A. Magnesite

B. Chrome

C. Silica

D. Fireclay

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Projection welding & stud welding is categorised as the __________ welding.

A. Pressure

B. Thermit

C. Resistance

D. Arc

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A cylindrical rod subjected to a tensile strain within the elastic limit undergoes a volume change. If the volume strain is equal to half the tensile strain, then the Poisson's ratio of the rod is

A. 0

B. 0.33

C. 0.44

D. 0.25

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Which of the following properties of a solid is not dependent on crystal imperfection?

A. Ductility

B. Semi-conductivity

C. Melting point

D. Yield stress

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Current employed in resistance welding ranges from __________ kVA/.

A. 1.2 to 2.5

B. 4.5 to 6.2

C. 7.5 to 8.5

D. 10.5 to 15.5

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Minimum temperature upto which water can be theoretically cooled down in the cooling tower by evaporative cooling is equal to the __________ temperature of air.

A. Wet bulb

B. Dry bulb

C. Saturation

D. Dew point

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Work done by a/an __________ process is determined by ∫p. dv

A. Adiabatic

B. Quasi-static

C. Isothermal

D. Isentropic

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Laser welding is widely employed in the __________ industries.

A. Electronic

B. Structural

C. Process

D. Heavy

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In TIG welding, thoriated tungsten electrodes are used, because it

A. Has higher current carrying capacity

B. Has better electron emissivity

C. Is stronger than ordinary tungsten

D. Is easy to prepare

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A steam carrying pipeline is insulated with two layers of insulating materials with the inferior insulation material forming the inner part. If the two insulating layers are interchanged, the heat conducted will

A. Increase

B. Decrease

C. Remain unaffected

D. May increase or decrease; depends on the thickness of each layer

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The concentration of (H+) ions is 4 x 10-5 in a solution. Then pH of the solution will be (Given log 4 = 0.6)

A. 4.4

B. 5.6

C. 8.4

D. 2.4

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As the fluid flow rate increases, the float of the Rotameter

A. Rises in the tube

B. Rotates at higher speed

C. Rotates at lower speed

D. Drops down in the tube

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Enzymes belong to the category of

A. Proteins

B. Carbohydrates

C. Vitamins

D. Fats

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The passage between the nozzle and the __________ is called 'sprue' in case of injection moulding.

A. Runner

B. Cylinder

C. Mold

D. None of these

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Out of the following, the __________ pipe has the least corrosion resistance.

A. Mild steel

B. Copper

C. Cast iron

D. Wrought iron

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Flue gases pass through the following boiler accessories in a high pressure natural circulation boiler.
A. Induced draft fan
B. Economiser
C. Air preheater
D. Steam superheater Which of the following gives the correct sequence of flow of the flue gases through the above mentioned boiler accessories?

A. A, C, B, D

B. D, B, C, A

C. D, C, B, A

D. D, A, B, C

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Spheroidising of a material is a/an __________ process.

A. Normalising

B. Annealing

C. Tempering

D. Hardening

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In case of brasses, with decreasing zinc percentage and increasing copper percentage, its __________ increases.

A. Percentage elongation

B. Brinell hardness

C. Tensile strength

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