Code No: 53224/MT
M.Tech. – II Semester Regular Examinations, September, 2008
Time: 3hours Max. Marks:60
Answer any FIVE questions
All questions carry equal marks
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1.a) Define Automation. Discuss the reasons for automating the
existing mechanized units.
b) What are the various methods of line balancing? Discuss any one
type of line balancing methods in detail.
2.a) Discuss the applications of NC machines.
b) What are the various NC motion control systems? Discuss them
3.a) What is computer aided part programming? How does it help
b) What is adaptive control machining system? Discuss its
advantages to the manufacturing technology.
4. Write complete APT program to machine the profile the part
drawing shown below. Assume suitable machining data and
5.a) Discuss the principle and advantages of group technology coding.
b) What are the different types of parts classification and coding
systems? Explain any one type in brief.
6.a) Discuss the principle of variant process planning. What are its
b) Enumerate the differences between Retrieval CAPP and Generative
7.a) Discuss the major elements of FMS.
b) What is meant by palletising? Discuss the importance of palletising
in FMS stations.
8.a) Discuss the various inputs to the Material Requirement Planning
b) Draw the block diagram of direct digital control system and explain
the various components of it.