PTU Punjab Technical University B-Tech May 2019 Question Papers 6th Semester Aerospace Engineering?
Total No. of Pages : 02
Total No. of Questions : 09
WIND TUNNEL TECHNIQUES
Subject Code : ANE-326
M.Code : 60535
Time : 3 Hrs. Max. Marks : 60
INSTRUCTION TO CANDIDATES :
SECTION-A is COMPULSORY consisting of TEN questions carrying T WO marks
SECTION-B contains FIVE questions carrying FIVE marks each and students
have to attempt any FOUR questions.
SECTION-C contains T HREE questions carrying T EN marks each and students
have to attempt any T WO questions.
Write briefly :
a) Define a Wind Tunnel.
b) Name some special purpose wind tunnels.
c) Why there is a need of diffuser after test section of a wind tunnel?
d) What is the use of wire screens in a wind tunnel?
e) What are the different methods of speed measurement in a wind tunnel?
f) What are the non aeronautical uses of Wind Tunnels?
g) What is a wind tunnel balance?
h) What are the different boundary conditions in a wind tunnel?
i) How the flow quality can be enhanced?
j) Describe shadowgraph method.
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What is the difference between open and closed wind tunnel?
Sketch a wind tunnel and label it.
What is the purpose of hot wire anemometer? What are the different types?
How a wind tunnel is calibrated?
How can you measure lift & drag in a wind tunnel?
What do you mean by boundary and buoyancy corrections? Explain the method for
application of these corrections.
Describe the various techniques for measurement of speed and pressure in a wind tunnel.
Explain laser velocimeter.
a) What are the different types of wind tunnel balances? Describe any one.
b) Describe the use of wind tunnel in civil engineering.
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