MU Mechanical Engineering (Semester 8)
Automobile Engineering
December 2016
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Total time: --
(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

1 With the help of neat sketch explain in brief:
a)Steering linkages for rigid axle suspension b) Hydraulic Braking system c) Over running clutch drive. d) Toe-in and Toe-out. Explain its significance.
20 M

2 Write a short notes on:
a) Disk brakes. b) Lead Acid Battery. c) Super structure. d) Clutch.
10 M

3(a) Discuss three modern trends in automobiles with their features and advantages.
14 M
3(b) Describe radial ply tyres and its advantages.
6 M

4(a) What is the necessity of gear box? Explain the working of synchromesh gear box.
10 M
4(b) Explain with sketch, coil spring front suspensions system, with its advantages.
10 M

5(a) Discuss in brief various types of batteries. Explain the working of Alkaline Battery.
10 M
5(b) Discuss the following:
i) Alternator, working principle and advantages. ii) Bendix drive.
10 M

6(a) Discuss; Importance of Body design and materials for body construction.
10 M
6(c) Draw circuit diagram and explain the working of Voltage Regulator (cut-out).
10 M

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