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### QUALITY CONCEPTS IN DESIGNPD 9211 PD9211 | Model Question Paper | Previous Year Anna University Question Paper For M.E| Regulation 2009 Model Question Paper For ME Students|

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M.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION
First semester
Engineering design
PD 9211 — QUALITY CONCEPTS IN DESIGN
(Common to M.E. Computer aided design and M.E. Product Design and development)
(Regulation 2009)
Time: Three hours Maximum: 100 marks
Answer ALL the questions.
PART A — (10  2 = 20 marks)
1. Define reflecting and repeating?
2. How will you conduct the analysis of experiments?
3. Define FMEA? State its stages and types?
4. Define linking fault sites to system?
5. Define degree of freedom?
6. Define correlation coefficient?
7. Define box plot and scatter diagram?
8. Define matrix plot and 3-D plot?
9. Define six sigma services?
10. Define six sigma quality?
PART B — (5  16 = 80 marks)
11. (a)  Explain the design process in detail with a neat flow diagram? (16)
Or
(b)  Explain design for robustness in detail? (16)
12. (a) Explain the case study of computer monitor in docking system in detail? (16)
Or
(b) Explain the following
a) Embodiment checklist (8)
b) System modeling and mechanical embodiment principle in detail? (8)
13. (a) Explain coffee grinder experimental optimization in detail? (16)
Or
(b)      Explain the taguchi method in detail? State its advantages? (16)
14. (a) Explain the following
a) Box plot chart (8)
b) Statistical process control (SPC) (8)
Or
(b) Explain
a) scatter diagram (8)
b) Multivariable charts in detail? (8)
15. (a) Explain process capability in SIX SIGMA in detail with suitable examples? (16)
Or
(b) Explain SIX SIGMA problem solving in detail? (16)
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M.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION
First semester
Engineering design
PD 9211 — QUALITY CONCEPTS IN DESIGN
(Common to M.E. Computer aided design and M.E. Product Design and development)
(Regulation 2009)
Time: Three hours Maximum: 100 marks
Answer ALL the questions.
PART A — (10  2 = 20 marks)
1. Define performance metrices in DOE?
2. Define set points in DOE?
3. Define FMEA? State its stages and types?
4. Define embodiment checklist?
5. Define Anova ratio test?
6. Define residual plot?
7. Define Pareto diagram?
8. Define cause and effect diagram?
9. Define lean production?
10. Define lean six sigma?
PART B — (5  16 = 80 marks)
11. (a)  Explain  the  concept of house of quality in detail with  a case study (take  a mechanical
component)? (16)
Or
(b)  Explain a) experimental design b) developing experimental plan in detail? (16)
12. (a) Explain linking fault sites to system modeling in detail? (16)
Or
(b) Explain a) refining geometry and layout b) general process of product embodiment in detail?(16)
13. (a) Explain a) Anova ratio test b) residual test in detail? (16)
Or
(b)      Explain the concept of blender panel display in detail? (16)
14. (a) Explain a) matrix and 3-D plots b) Reliability, MTBF, MTTF in detail? (16)
Or
(b) Explain a) survival and failure b) weibull distribution in detail? (16)
15. (a) Explain SIX SIGMA concepts in detail with suitable examples? (16)
Or
(b) Explain SIX SIGMA in service and small organizations? How does it help in development of
organizations? (16)

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M.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION, JANUARY 2010
Elective
Engineering Design
CC 9222 — INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
(Common to M.E. Product Design and Development)
(Regulations 2009)
Time: Three hours  Maximum: 100 Marks
PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 Marks)
1. List out the major objectives of manufacturing system.
2. What are the benefits of group technology?
3. What is computer generated time standard?
4. What is the significance of Production Planning and Control?
5. List out the benefits of automated data collection system.
6. Sketch a simple structure model of manufacturing process.
7. Differentiate inspection from testing.
8. What are the functions of a supervisory computer?
9. What are the components of Direct Numerical Control (DNC) system?
10. What are the advantages of rapid prototyping?

PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 Marks)
11. (a) How are the production systems classified and explain each of them with
their advantages and limitations?
Or
(b) Discuss the importance of the material handling systems in an integrated
manufacturing environment. Discuss their types in detail.
12. (a) Discuss the method of classification and coding using Opitz system with
an example.
Or
(b) Explain the method of Retrieval Computer Aided Process Planning
(CAPP) with a flow chart and a simple example.
13. (a) Explain the Master Requirements Planning (MRP) by stating its inputs
and outputs and also, how is it useful in inventory control and production
scheduling.
Or
(b) Describe the working of any two automatic identification systems in an
automated factory with neat sketches.
14. (a) Describe the process of direct digital control of  an automated
manufacturing with simple block diagrams.
Or
(b) With use of simple sketches, explain two dimensional vision system for
inspecting a manufactured part features in a conveyor.
15. (a) Explain the functions of computer control system  in a flexile
manufacturing environment.
Or
(b) Discuss the role of Artificial Intelligence and Export Systems in computer
integrated manufacturing. Give any four examples.

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M.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION, JUNE 2010
First Semester
Computer Aided Design
CD9211 — COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN DESIGN
(Common to M.E. CAD/CAM/M.E. Engineering Design and
M.E. Product Design and Development)
(Regulation 2009)
Time : Three hours  Maximum : 100 Marks
PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 Marks)
1. What happens to the pictures that are too large to fit on the screen?
2. What is Bezier and B-spline curves?
3. List down the limitations of CAD software.
4. What is the general structure of program to solve design problems?
5. What do you know about boundary representation scheme?
6. List down the importance of communication standards in solid modeling.
7. Mention the prismatic part creation features.
8. What is the principle behind visualization of parts?
9. What is important in mechanism simulation?
10. Why is tolerance analysis important in parts assembly?
PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 Marks)
11. (a) (i) What is meant by homogeneous co-ordinate system for
transformations? What are its advantages? Explain. (8)
(ii) What is meant by composite transformations? How  does it
achieved? Discuss.   (8)
Or
(b) Explain the following :
(i) World, screen and normalized coordinates. (8)
(ii) 2D graphics primitives.   (8)
12. (a) What are the steps in interactive programs to solve design problems?
Describe each step briefly.   (16)
Or
(b) What are the issues involved in design of a story board layout with
accompanying key frames for an animation of a single polyhedron?
Discuss in detail.   (16)
13. (a) (i) Make a note on sweep representations in solid modeling. (8)
(ii) Discuss the term ‘‘Constructive Solid Geometry’’. (8)
Or
(b) (i) Explain the consolidated features of data exchange standards. (8)
(ii) Discuss the Boolean intersection operations with a block and a
cylinder.   (8)
14. (a) (i) Explain the depth-buffer (z-buffer) algorithm for hidden surface
removal.   (8)
(ii) Explain the procedure to compute the z-values in two successive
locations in a scan-line and intersection positions on two successive
scan lines.   (8)
Or
(b) Write an algorithm for generating a quad tree representation for the
visible surfaces of an object by applying the area subdivision tests to
determine the values of the quad tree elements. (16)
15. (a) (i) Discuss the hidden features of assembly modeling technique. (8)
(ii) Explain the highlights of mass property calculations relevant to
parts assembly.   (8)
Or
(b) Discuss the sequential steps in mechanism simulation and its important
features.    (16)

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M.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION, JUNE 2010
First Semester
Engineering Design
ED9211 — CONCEPTS OF ENGINEERING DESIGN
(Common to M.E. Computer Aided Design and M.E. Product Design and
Development)
(Regulation 2009)
Time : Three hours  Maximum : 100 Marks
PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 Marks)
1. Differentiate Serial Engineering from Concurrent Engineering.
2. Classify the three categories of Design standards.
3. Define House of Quality.
4. What are the essential elements of IPR?
5. Classify conceptual decomposition.
6. State the principle of prototyping.
7. State the importance of Value Engineering.
8. Define Material Performance Index.
9. Differentiate between MTBF and MTTF.
10. What is meant by Fractional Factorial Design?
PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 Marks)
11. (a)  (i)  Explain the Morris Asimov’s morphology of design with a block
diagram.   (12)
(ii) State the characteristics of an environmentally responsible design.   (4)
Or
(b)  Explain material cycle, product cycle and manufacturing process cycle
with neat sketches.   (16)

12. (a)  (i)  Explain the process of identifying customer requirements with
suitable example.    (8)
(ii) Explain the procedure to solve ethical conflicts. (8)
Or
(b)  (i)   Explain the relationship between QFD and PDS and classify
ergonomics and aesthetic needs. (8)
(ii) Explain the various Sample Codes of Conduct. (8)
13. (a)  (i)  Discuss the various types of creativity methods. (8)
(ii) Generate Morphological chart for the design of a CD case. (4)
(iii)  State the various levels in Pugh’s concept selection method. (4)
Or
(b)  (i)  Discuss in detail the levels and principle of Theory of Inventive
Problem Solving (TRIZ).    (8)
(ii) Explain the axiomatic design and parametric design. (8)
14. (a)  State the general design guidelines for Machining, Forging, Welding,
Casting, Metal forming and Assembly.  (16)
Or
(b)  (i)  Explain in detail the weighted Property Index and Economics of
design.    (8)
(ii) Explain the design criteria for fatigue, fracture and failure.  (8)
15. (a)  (i)  Explain the different methods to improve reliability and discuss
about the cost of reliability.   (8)
(ii) Explain the process of FMEA and state the importance of robust
design.   (8)
Or
(b) (i)  Derive the expression for reliability and explain about the system
reliability.   (8)
(ii)  Explain the various steps of hypothesis testing. (8)

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M.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION, JUNE 2010
Second Semester
Engineering Design
ED9221 — FINITE ELEMENT METHODS IN MECHANICAL DESIGN
(Common to M.E. Computer Aided Design and M.E. Product Design and
Development)
(Regulation 2009)
Time : Three hours  Maximum : 100 Marks
PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 Marks)
1. How will you obtain total potential energy of a system?
2. Define discretization error.
3. What is a weighted integral statement? Give examples.
4. Express quadratic shape functions of a line element.
5. What is constant strain triangle? Why is it called so?
6. How can the bandwidth of a matrix be minimized?
7. Sketch a typical beam element showing degrees of freedom.
8. Give two examples of time dependent problems in elasticity.
9. State any two nonlinear problems in FEA.
10. Differentiate between material nonlinearity and geometric nonlinearity.
PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 Marks)
11. (a) Taking the stepped bar as an example, describe the step by step
procedure of the finite element solution for obtaining the nodal
displacements and stresses. Clearly indicate the procedure for
information and representation of nodes?
Or

(b) An axially loaded stepped circular bar is having a diameter of 25mm for a
length of 300mm and a diameter of 20mm for a length of 200 mm. The
bar is fixed at left end and is subjected to an axial loaded of 60N at the
right end. Determine the element stresses and reaction force at left end.
Take E = 2 × 105 N/mm2
.
12. (a) (i) What is meant by weak formulation? Explain with an example.  (8)
(ii) Derive the Lagrange linear interpolation functions for the three
noded triangular elements and sketch graphically.  (8)
Or
(b) For the triangular elements having coordinates at (0,0), (2,5) and (4, 0.5)
obtain the shape functions and the intensity of pressure at a point whose
co-ordinates are (2, 1.5). The nodal values of pressures at nodes 1,2 and 3  are 60 N/m2 , 51N/m2
and 69N/m2  respectively.
13. (a) (i) Explain the Galerkin approach  of deriving  finite element
equations for the heat transfer problem.  (10)
(ii) What are the equations to be solved in a general three dimensional
fluid flow problems?    (6)
Or
(b) One dimensional element has been used to approximate the convection
distribution in a fin. the solution indicated that the temperature in node
1 and 2 are 120° and 90° respectively. Determine the temperature at
point 4cm from nodes 1 and 2 which are located at 1.5 and 6cm from the
origin.
14. (a) Explains the methods of obtaining natural frequencies  of longitudinal
vibration of a stepped bar has a cross sectional area of A for length L and
2A for length L. Idealizing the bar with two elements Take A=100mm2 L=250 mm2
.
Or
(b) Explain the procedure involved in deriving the finite elements equations
of a dynamic problem. Give an example.
15. (a) Describe preprocessing, processing and post processing using any finite
elements software. Write the step-by-step procedure.
Or
(b) What is the necessity of determining Von Mises stresses in finite
elements static analysis? Explain.

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M.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION, JUNE 2010
Elective
Product Design and Development
ED9266 — MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING
(Regulation 2009)
Time : Three hours  Maximum : 100 Marks
PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 Marks)
1. State the purpose of the maintenance function with an organization.
2. Distinguish between preventive maintenance and breakdown maintenance.
3. Enumerate the benefits of vibration monitoring.
4. What is the importance of condition based maintenance?
5. What do you understand the term ‘‘Reliability’’?
6. What is the importance of TPM?
7. What do you understand the term ‘‘EOQ’’?
8. List the critical aspects of both routine and shut down maintenance.
9. What is Weibull Distribution?
10. List the importance of safety engineering.
PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 Marks)
11. (a) (i) Discuss maintenance as business.  (8)
(ii) Discuss the differences between reactive and proactive maintenance
system.    (8)
Or
(b) Explain the following in detail :
(i) Design for maintenance    (8)
(ii) Design for reliability.    (8)

12. (a) (i) Discuss the benefits of condition based monitoring. (8)
(ii) Explain the basic principles underlying condition based monitoring.
(8)
Or
(b) Describe the following in detail :
(i) Vibration analysis for maintenance  (8)
(ii) Application of Thermography with an example. (8)
13. (a) Briefly explain :
(i) FMEA with an example    (8)
(ii) Logic tree analysis with a case study. (8)
Or
(b) Discuss relationship between OEE and world-class maintenance in
detail.     (16)
14. (a) Explain the different aspects of planning and scheduling of maintenance
in detail.     (16)
Or
(b) Briefly describe the following :
(i) Application of Bar charts in maintenance (8)
(ii) Utilization of skilled manpower in maintenance. (8)
15. (a) Explain the general rules and guidelines in safety and hazard prevention
in detail.     (16)
Or
(b) Discuss the following :
(i) Fault tree analysis with an example (8)
(ii) Sneak circuit analysis with an example.  (8)

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M.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION, JUNE 2010
Elective
Engineering Design
ED9271 - RAPID PROTOTYPING AND TOOLING
(Common to M.E. Product Design and Development
and M.E-Computer Aided Design)
(Regulation 2009)
Time : Three hours  Maximum : 100 Marks
PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 Marks)
1. Give two critical applications of virtual prototyping.
2. List the steps involved in product development.
3. Name the materials suitable for FDM process.
4. State the limitations of LOM process.
5. Name any two products that can be made through 3-D printing.
6. What is laser sintering?
7. Define the term part orientation.
8. What is support structure design?
9. State classification of rapid tooling.
10. What is meant by soft tooling?

PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 Marks)

11. (a) Discuss the various stages in the development of RP systems highlighting
the merits and limitations.
Or
(b) In detail explain the need of Rapid Prototyping and  tooling in product
development.
12. (a) Describe LOM process and discuss the effects of process parameters on
the quality of the final product.
Or
(b) Explain the working principle and details of process parameters of an
FDM machine.
13. (a) Discuss with diagrams the selective laser melting and electron beam
melting process. Compare and contrast these processes.
Or
(b) Explain how SLS process can be used to produce direct and in-direct
prototypes.
14. (a) When is reverse engineering applied? In detail discuss the steps involved
in Reverse engineering.
Or
(b) Explain the significance of part orientation; support generation and
slicing with reference to RPT.
15. (a) Explain the concept of Bridge tooling with a case study.
Or
(b) Discuss how RPT can be used for the production of  rapid tooling for
aerospace and electronic industries.

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M.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION, JUNE 2010
Second Semester
Product Design and Development
PD9221 — INTEGRATED PRODUCT DESIGN AND PROCESS DEVELOPMENT
(Common to M.E. CAD/CAM)
(Regulation 2009)
Time : Three hours  Maximum : 100 Marks
PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 Marks)
1. List the five specific dimensions to assess the performance of a product
development effort.
2. What are the strengths of a Heavy Weight Matrix Organization?
3. When are specifications established? Differentiate Target specification from
Final specification.
4. What are the various ways of communicating concepts?
5. List down the two properties of a modular architecture.
6. What are the advantages of Delayed differentiation?
7. What do you mean by user driven products?
8. How do you assess the qualities of Industrial design?
9. What are the advantages of analytical prototypes?
10. When should Economic analysis be performed?

PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 Marks)
11. (a) Exhibit a generic product development process and list out the tasks and
responsibilities of the key functions of the organization for each phase.
Or
(b) Write a detailed note on product development organization by giving
emphasis to strength and weaknesses of functional organization, project
organization and matrix organization.
12. (a) What are the benefits of structured approach for concept generation?
Explain the process with a suitable example.
Or
(b) List down the various methods of choosing a concept. Explain the
"decision matrix" method of evaluating concepts with your own example.
13. (a) Elaborate the four step methodology of establishing architecture for a
product by considering suitable product as example.
Or
(b) Write short notes on the following :
(i) Implications of the architecture. (8)
(ii) Related system level design issues. (8)
14. (a) What are the six phases of industrial Design? Explain with suitable
example.
Or
(b) Discuss the following in detail :
(i) Assessing the need for industrial design. (8)
(ii) The impact of industrial design. (8)
15. (a) Explain the design for manufacturing (DFM) methodology with a flow
chart.
Or
(b) Explain four steps methodology for the economic analysis of a product
development project.

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M.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION, JUNE 2010
Second Semester
Product Design and Development
PD9222 — PRODUCT AND PROCESS ENGINEERING TOOLS
(Regulation 2009)
Time : Three hours  Maximum : 100 Marks
PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 Marks)
1. What is meant by ‘‘Reliability’’?
2. Define ‘‘Reliability Testing’’.
3. Define ‘‘Taguchi Loss Function’’.
4. What is meant by ‘‘Histograms’’?
5. Define ‘‘Quality control’’.
6. What is meant by ‘‘Process capability’’?
7. Define ‘‘Trend analysis’’.
8. What is meant by ‘‘Form diagram’’?
9. Define ‘‘Project planning’’.
10. What is meant by ‘‘Tasks’’?
PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 Marks)
11. (a) (i) Discuss what is Reliability Prediction. (8)
(ii) Explain Reliability Models with a neat sketch. (8)
Or
(b) (i) Explain the Tools for Design verification. (8)
(ii) Explain in detail the Quality function Development. (8)
12. (a) (i) Write a brief note on Tools for Design Development. (8)
(ii) Explain Flow charts in detail.  (8)
Or
(b) (i) Explain Process simulation in detail. (8)
(ii) Write a brief note on Scatter Diagrams. (8)
13. (a) (i) Discuss what are Quality circles. (8)
(ii) Explain ISO 9000 Quality system in detail. (8)
Or
(b) (i) Describe the construction of C charts. (8)
(ii) Write on Economics of Quality control. (8)
14. (a) (i) Write a brief note on Bench Marking. (8)
(ii) Explain in detail the Support tools for the bench marking process.
(8)
Or
(b) (i) Describe the Intended assembly cost analysis. (8)
(ii) Explain in detail the Setting product specifications. (8)
15. (a) (i) Write a brief note on Representing Tasks. (8)
(ii) Explain Accelerating Projects in detail. (8)
Or
(b) (i) Write a brief note on Project execution. (8)
(ii) Explain Postmortem execution in detail. (8)

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M.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION, JUNE 2010
Second Semester
Product Design and Development
PD9223 — MATERIALS FOR PRODUCT DESIGN
(Regulation 2009)
Time : Three hours  Maximum : 100 Marks
PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 Marks)
1. Explain the term super plasticity.
2. State the desirable properties of materials used in nuclear power plants.
3. Explain the term stretch forming in sheet metal industry.
4. State the desirable properties of shape memory alloys.
5. State the applications of polymers in making products.
6. Compare injection moulding with blow moulding.
7. What is meant by design for assembling?
8. Explain the term snap fits.
9. List out the micro fabrication techniques in engineering application.
10. Explain the term wire bonding packaging.

PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 Marks)

11. (a) Explain the effect of strain rate and temperature on plastic behaviour of
engineering materials with suitable diagram.
Or
(b) An UTM has to be designed and fabricated by including JIGS and
FIXTURES, for conducting experiment at elevated temperatures. Select
suitable material selection processes and name the materials for making
the components.
12. (a) List out the tests used to determine the formability of sheet metal and
explain any three with neat diagram.
Or
(b) State the advantages and applications of the following materials in
making products.
(i) Smart materials
(ii) Shape memory alloys
(iii) Nano materials.
13. (a) What is the structure of Boron carbide and explain how it can be used to
prepare BC-Nickel composites state the bonding mechanism.
Or
(b) Explain with a neat diagram, the processes involved  and procedure of
making plastic bottles used in packaged drinking water plant.
14. (a) Explain the design processes involved in design of new products with
proper priority to materials selection
Or
(b) Explain the method of manufacturing plastic gears used in computer
printers. Also explain the design procedure involved in making plastic
gears.
15. (a) Explain the LIGA micro fabrication processes with a suitable case study.
Or
(b) Explain the term etching. Classify it. State the differences and also
specify the application of each.