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# ME GATE Paper 2008

## Answer keys 1 8 15 22 29 36 43 50 57 64 71 78 85 Explanation:2

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C D A B A

2 9 16 23 30 37

B B B B

3 10 17 24 31

B D

4 11 18

A B B

5 12 19 26

C B

6 13 20

D B D D B B C

7 14 21 28 35 42 49 56 63

D C D C B

C D

25 32 39 B D A

A B A A C C B A D

27 34 41 48 55 62 69 76 83

33 40 47 54

D C A D

38 45 52 59 66 73 80 C

A D C D

44 51 58 65 72 79

46 53 60 67 74 81

C D B

C B A

61 68 75 82

70 77

84

3.

x 8

Lt

1 x 3

## 1 3 x 1 2 , Applying L-Hospitals Rule , we get, Lt 3 = x 8 x 8 1 12

3 1

4.

Required probability = 4C

1 1 1 = 2 2 4
3

5.

1 2 Given matrix is 3 0 1

4 6 1 P

Let 1 , 2 and 3 be the Eigen values of the above matrix Let 1 = 3 ( Given) Now, 1 + 2 + 3 = sum of diagonal elements = 1 + P 2 + 3 = P + 1 3 = P 2 6. Given vector is F = ( x y ) i + ( y x ) j + ( x + y + z ) k Divergence = F x + F y + F =1+1+1=3 z

8.

Both youngs Modulus and shear Modulus are required as linear strain will be calculated by young modulus. Change in diameter can be calculated from Poissons ratio which depends on youngs modulus and shear modulus. All rights reserved by GATE Forum Educational Services Pvt. Ltd. No part of this booklet may be reproduced or utilized in any form without the
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10.

## Let W be the weight of counterweight. Taking moment about Q 75 2 = W 0.5, W = 300Kg

R 0.5

2 0

75Kg

11.

Grublers criterion is applied to mechanism with only single degree of freedom. Given conditions satisfy Grublers criterion i.e. 3l 2j 4 = 0 where, l = link, j = No. of joints

13.

## Since the final temperature is same as that of initial temperature 0.001 1 10 C P = K 1

3

14.

Prandtl Number, Pr =

## Given = Hydroxynamic Boundary layer = 1 t = Thermal boundary layer = ?

1 = Pr 3 t = 1 t

18.

Job with higher Processing time will be taken first since it will minimize the total holding cost.
21 00 2

21.

I=

xydxdx
1 2

(0.1)

2 y2 x2 x = 4 =1 2 xdx = 2 dx = 0 0 0 0

(2.0)

22.

F F F Gradient will f = i + j + k x y z f = 2xi + 4yj + k Now f at the po int (1,1, 2 ) f = 2i + 4j + k Directonal derivative of f in the direction 3i + 4k is = (2i + 4j + k ) .

(3i 4j)
2

3 + ( 4 )

6 16 10 = = 2 5 5

28

f =y

lnf = xlny differentiating with respect to x 1 f = lny f = flny f x x lny = y x y y 1 = yx + lnyxyx 1 yx 1 ( xlny + 1) y Now x = 2, y = 1 So
2 f =1 xy

( flny ) =

(y

29.

y + 2y + y = 0 D + 2D + 1 = 0 i.e. (D + 1) = 0, D = 1, 1
2

So solution will be y= ( C1 + C2 ) e x Now given, y=0 at x=0 and y=0 at x=1 So we get C1 = C2 = 0 y = constant y ( 0.5) = 0 32. Let FS be the shear stress T = f 16 d = 51MPa, f = Tensile stress = 50MPa f
s s t 3

## Maximum principal stress,

max

ft

ft 2 + +f s 2 2

82MPa

34.

At node P TPQ cos 45 + TPR cos 60 +F = 0........ (1) TPQ sin 45 = TPR sin 60 .................. (2 ) from these two equations we can find out TPQ and TPR in terms of F. Now, At node Q. TQR = TPQ cos 45
Q 45 TQR 30 R
ooo

F P TPQ 45 60 TPR

On solving we get, TQR = 0.63F 35. Given spring system forms a parallel combination

4

= 10Hz

39.

K1 =

G.d1
3

8D 1 .n 1

& K2 =

G.d 2
3

8D2 .n 2

G = 80GPa

## n1 = n2 = 10 D1 = 20mm, D2 = 10mm K1 K2 D 1 2 = K 2 = 8K1 8 = D1 dT =0 dx dT

3

56.

Direction of heat flow is always normal to surface of constant temperature. So, for surface P ,

## From energy conservation, heat rate at P = Heat rate at Q 0.1 1 = 0.1 2 dx Q dT dy P dT = 20 K / m dy

63.

Riser takes care of solidification/contraction in liquid state and phase transition. So volume of metal compensated from the riser = 3% + 4% = 7% Heat supplied by power source = Heat required melting efficiency transfer efficiency welding power = cross sectional area welding speed 10 .5.7210 = 5 10 V V = 14 mm / s
3

67.

41.

## Torque carrying capacity, T = w =P R0

R Ri 2 w o 2 2 3 R o Ri

Ri2

Given R0 = 50mm, Ri = 20mm, P = 2MPa and =0.4 So, T=196NM 45. Given mc = 2mh Mass flow rate ch = 2cc specific heat
Hot fluid

Th,i

T
c,o

capacity Cold fluid LMTD = T1 = Th,i Tc,o 20 = 100 Tc,o Tc,o = 80 C 82. s = 250MPa. V = 180m / min, F = 0.20mm / rev r = 0.5, = rake angle = 7 = shear angle r cos tan = = 28 1 r sin Now shear force wt 1 s Fs = sin Fs = 320KN 83. From Merchants theory 2 + = 90 = Friction Angle = 90 +7 2 28 = 41 = tan = .87 Form Merchant circle FC = R cos ( ) ....... (1) and R = cos ( + ) Fs ........ (2) w = depth of cut = 3mm, t1 = feed = 0.02mm

= Heat

Th,o T
c,i