GE2152 BASIC CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING QUESTION BANK

BASIC CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING.
Question Bank.
UNIT I
1. What is surveying
2. What are the different types of surveying?
3. Explain the principle of chain surveying.
4. Explain the principle of theodelite surveying.
5. Explain about the materials used in construction.
6. What is stone masonry?
7. What are the types of concrete?
8. What is the use of steel sections in constructions?
9. What is difference between measurement and observation?
10. What is leveling?
11. Define ranging of a line
12. What is chain surveying?
13. What is the use of offset rods?
14. Define bearing of a line.
15. Define leveling.
16. Distinguish between true meridian and Magnetic meridian.
17. What are the materials used for the manufacture of cement?
18. Distinguish between ordinary steel and torsteel.
19. What is cement concrete?
20. State the various properties of good cement.
UNIT II
1. What is the purpose of foundation?
2. What are the different types foundations available?
3. What are the requirements of good foundations?
4. What is brick masonry?
5. What is Stone masonry?
6. What is the function of a beam?
7. What are the types of beam?
8. What are the types of columns and explain its uses.
9. What is stress?
10. Differentiate Tensile, compressive and shear stresses.
11. what is volumetric strain?
12. Define poisons ratio?
13. Define youngs modulus.
14. Define modulus of rigidity.
15. Explain about interior designing.
16. Explain about landscaping.
17. What are the components of simple residential building?
18. What is a foundation?
19. Define bearing capacity of a coil.
20. When combined footing is required?
21. When is isolated footing used?
22. What is masonry?
23. What is a lintel?
24. What is a beam?
25. Differentiate short columns from long columns.
26. What is the purpose of plastering?
UNIT – III
1. Define power plant.
2. What is the function of surge tank in Hydel power plant?
3. What is the function of Penstock in hydel power plant?
4. What is the use of draft tube?
5. Explain the working principle of Hydro electric power plant with neat sketch.
6. What is the use of economizer in steam power plant?
7. What are the circuits available in steam power plant?
8. Explain the working principle of Steam power plant.
9. Why compression is done in two stages in gas turbine power plant?
10. Explain the working principle of Gas turbine power plant.
11. Explain the working principle of Diesel power plant.
12. What is the use of moderator in nuclear power plant?
13. What is the use of control rods in nuclear power plant?
14. What are the commonly used moderators?
15. Explain the working principle of Nuclear power plant with neat sketch.
UNIT – IV
1. What are the different types engines?
2. Differentiate I.C engines and E.C.engines
3. Differentiate S.I engines and C.I. Engines.
4. Define TDC and BDC in IC engines.
5. Define Bore.
6. State the difference between two stoke and four stroke engines.
7. State the difference between diesel engines and petrol engines.
8. Why it is called as centrifugal pump?
9. Explain the working principle of two stroke petrol engine.
10. Explain the working principle of two stroke diesel engine.
11. Explain the working principle of four stroke petrol engine.
12. Explain the working principle of four stroke diesel engine.
13. Explain the working principle of centrifugal pump with neat sketch.
14. Explain the working principle of single stage reciprocating pump with neat sketch.
15. Explain the working principle of two stage reciprocating pump with neat sketch.
16. Differentiate impulse turbine and reaction turbine.
UNIT V
1. What is Refrigeration?
2. Define ton of refrigeration.
3. Name some of the refrigerants.
4. What is dry bulb temperature?
5. What is wet bulb temperature?
6. What are the different types of refrigeration systems.
7. Explain the working principle of vapour compression refrigeration system.
8. Explain the working principle of vapour absorption refrigeration system.
9. What is air conditioning?
10. What are the types of air conditioning?
11. Differentiate summer air conditioning and winter air conditioning.
12. What is comfort air conditioning?
13. Explain the working principle of domestic refrigeration.
14. Explain window air conditioner.
15. Explain split type air conditioning.

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