MODEL QUESTION PAPER (CIE) | RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES | VI- Semester Diploma Examination | 5th and 6th Sem Syllabus mechanical engineering

MODEL QUESTION PAPER (CIE)  |  RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES  |  VI- Semester Diploma Examination  |   5th and 6th Sem Syllabus  mechanical engineering

                               MODEL QUESTION PAPER                 



6TH  Semester Diploma Examination

Course Title: RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES

 

Time: 3 Hours]                                                                                           [Max Marks: 100

Note: Answer any SIX from Part A and any SEVEN from Part B

 

 

PART-A                                                                                       6x5=30 marks

 

1.     What is the necessity of energy conservation and list its various aspects.

2.     List the advantages and disadvantages of wind turbines

3.       Identify the applications and advantages of flat plate collector.

4.       List the usable forms of biomass, their composition and fuel properties

5.       Explain the five categories geothermal sources

6.       List the advantages and disadvantages of fuel cells

7.       Explain solar greenhouse

8.       Explain hydro thermal sources

9.       Explain briefly about bio diesel plants

 

PART-B                                                                                     7x10=70 marks

 

1.      Explain the various aspects of energy conservation.

2.    Explain about the solar collectors and its types

3.     Explain the forces acting on wind blades.

4.     Explain with a neat sketch fixed dome digester

5.     Compare the relative performances of a floating drum and fixed dome type biogas plants.

6.     Explain with a neat sketch basic thermo ionic generator.

7.    Select the considerations for site to install  tidal energy .

8.    Illustrate the  seeded inert gas system with a neat sketch.

9.     Making use of a sketch explain the single basic arrangement of tidal power generation.

10.  Explain with a neat sketch seeded inert gas system.


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Text Box: MODEL QUESTION BANK

 

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering IV Semester

Course title: MECHANICS OF MACHINES

Text Box: CO1: understand the need of energy conversion and the various methods of energy storage

 

Text Box: REMEMBERING

 

1.     Define primary and secondary energy sources.

2.     Define Renewable and non renewable energy sources.

3.     List out primary and secondary energy sources.

4.     List the various Renewable and non renewable energy sources.

5.     List the advantages and limitations of conventional energy sources.

6.     List the advantages and limitations of non conventional energy sources.

7.     List the categories of energy storage system.

Text Box: UNDERSTANDING

1.     Explain conventional energy sources.

2.     Explain the concept of renewable energy

3.     Explain the primary and secondary sources and their availability.

4.     Explain the importance of renewable energy sources compared to Non renewable energy sources.

5.     Explain the necessity of energy conservation and its various aspects.

6.     Explain various principles of energy conservation.

7.     Explain energy storage concepts and list the devices available.

8.     Explain the necessity of energy storage system

9.     Explain pumped hydro-electric energy storage system with a schematic diagram.

10.  Explain compressed air storage system with a schematic diagram.

11.  Explain lead acid battery, with a neat sketch.

12.  Explain chemical energy storage via hydrogen.

Text Box: APPLICATION

2.     Develop the per-capita energy consumption related with standard of living.

3.     Identify the sources of commercial energy.

4.     Identify the necessity of energy conservation and Explain its various aspects

 


 

 

1.     Define solar constant.

2.     Define beam, diffused and global radiation

3.     Define solar irradiance, solar constant, extra terrestrial and terrestrial radiations


4.     Define solar collectors and list the types of collectors.

5.     List the applications of flat plate collector.

6.     Label the different parts of a parabolic collector with a neat sketch.

7.     List the advantages and disadvantages of concentrating collector over flat plate collector.

8.     List the advantages and disadvantages of flat plate collector

Text Box: UNDERSTANDING

 

1.     Explain solar energy engineering.

2.     Explain the amount of solar energy available at the earth’s surface with suitable equation.

3.     Infer the average amount of solar energy available at the day time.

4.     Explain about solar radiation measurements.

5.     Explain beam radiation, diffused radiation and global radiation.

6.     Summarise the reasons for variation in solar radiation reaching the earth than received at outside of the atmosphere

7.     Explain pyrheliometer and pyronometer.

8.     Explain in brief about sunshine recorder.

9.     Explain the construction and principle of operation of a sunshine recorder.

10.  Explain basic features required in an ideal pyronometer.

11.  Explain with a neat sketch typical flat plate liquid collector.

12.  Explain with a neat sketch solar air heater and air collector.

13.  Explain parabolic focussing collector.

14.    Explain non focussing collector (Flat plate collector augmented with mirrors).

15.  Explain the effect of various parameters on the performance of flat plate collector.

16.  Explain the effect of various parameters on the performance of concentrating collector.

17.  Explain with a neat sketch solar water heater.

18.  Explain with a neat sketch box type solar cooker.

19.  Explain with a neat sketch working of solar dryer.

20.  Explain solar greenhouse.

21.  Explain briefly about the supply of adequate amount of CO2 maintained in greenhouse.

22.  Explain with a neat sketch winter green house.

23.  Explain with a neat sketch summer green house.

24.  Explain the principle of solar electric power generation (solar photovoltaic).

25.  Explain selective coatings used in solar collectors.

Text Box: APPLICATION

 

2.     Identify the reasons for solar energy collection getting affected by tilting a flat plate collector with respect to the ground.

3.     Analyse, the sun tracking helps in energy collection by a flat plate solar collector.

4.     Choose the best coatings used in solar collectors for higher efficiency.

5.     Select the best two applications of solar energy and explain in brief.


 

1.     List the forces responsible for determining the speed and direction of global winds.

2.     List the factors led to accelerated development of wind power?

3.     List the factors affecting the distribution of wind energy system on the surface of the earth.


4.     List the advantages and disadvantages of wind turbines.

5.     List the advantages and limitations of horizontal wind turbine.

6.     List the advantages and limitations of vertical wind turbine.

7.     How wind energy impacts on Environment.

 

 UNDERSTANDING                                                                                                   

 

1.     Outline the circulation of global winds with a help of schematic diagram.

2.     Explain the mechanism for production of local winds.

3.     Infer the range of wind speed is considered favourable for wind power generation.

4.     Explain the basic principle of wind energy conversion.

5.     Explain the forces acting on wind blades.

6.     Explain the concept of lift and drag.

7.     Explain the relative features of lift and drag type machines.

8.     Summarise the main considerations in selecting a site for wind generators.

9.     Explain with a neat sketch working of a wind energy conversion system(WECS) with main components.

10.  Explain the components of wind energy conversion systems.

11.  Explain with neat sketch horizontal and vertical axis wind system.

12.    Explain the present prospectus of wind energy in India.

 

 APPLICATION                                                                                                   

1.     Choose the favourable factors required in site for installing the wind turbines.

2.     Choose the favourable factors for selecting a site for installing wind generators.

 

 CO4: Explain bio gas generation and its impact on environment                                                                                                   

 

 REMEMBERING                                                                                                   

1.     List the usable forms of biomass, their compositions.

2.     List the fuel properties.

3.     List the advantages and disadvantages of biomass energy

4.     List the main advantages of anaerobic digestion of biomass

5.     List the factors affecting biogas generation.

6.     What are the advantages and disadvantages of biogas plants.

7.     List the main plants proposed for energy plantation.

 

 UNDERSTANDING                                                                                                   

1.     Summarise in brief about the introduction of bio energy engineering.

2.     Explain the process of formation of bio-mass energy.

3.     Explain clearly the term biomass and biogas.

4.     Explain different types of bio fuels.

5.     Explain thermo chemical conversions, fermentation and anaerobic digestion.

6.     Explain the composition of biogas.

7.     Illustrate the various biomass conversion processes.

8.     Illustrate biogas processes such digestion.

9.     Explain the types of biogas plant.

10.  Explain with a neat sketch floating drum type biogas plant.

11.  Explain with a neat sketch fixed dome digester.

12.  Compare the relative performances of a floating drum and fixed dome type biogas plants.

13.  Explain with the help of block diagram ,the working of MSW incineration plant.


14.  Illustrate about urban waste to energy conversion via MSW incineration method

15.  Explain energy plantation, list the advantages and disadvantages

16.  Explain briefly about bio diesel plants

 

 APPLICATION                                                                                                   

1.     Identify the various biomass conversion processes.

2.     Making use of a sketch explain the types of biogas plants

3.     Develop the general approximate composition of MSW, discuss its heating value and discuss the problems in its development

4. Making use of MSW incineration method, how to convert urban waste in to energy.

 

 

 

CO5: Understand the geothermal &tidal energy, its mechanism of production & its applications

 

 REMEMBERING                                                                                                   

1.     Define geothermal sources.

2.     What is geothermal energy.

3.     List the advantages and disadvantages of geothermal energy forms.

4.     List the main applications of geothermal energy.

5.     Choose the places of geothermal occurrence in India.

6.      List the advantages and disadvantages of tidal power.

7.     List the main hurdles in development of tidal energy.

8.     Choose the potential sites for tidal energy in India .

 

 UNDERSTANDING                                                                                                   

1.     Infer the origin and distribution of geothermal energy

2.     Infer the nature of geothermal fields.

3.     Explain the five categories geothermal sources.

4.     Explain hydro thermal sources.

5.     Explain with a neat sketch vapour dominated systems.

6.     Explain with a neat sketch liquid dominated systems.

7.     List the various applications of direct heating and Electric generation .

8.     Illustrate the environmental impacts of geothermal energy .

9.     Infer the present prospectus of geothermal energy in context to India.

10.  Explain the sources of tidal energy, Discuss the minimum tidal range required for practical tidal plant.

11.  Explain the basic principles of tidal power.

12.  List  the components of tidal power plants.

13.  Explain with a neat sketch tidal power plant

14.  Explain with a neat sketch the single basic principle of tidal power generation.

15.  Explain the considerations for site selection of tidal energy.

16.  Infer the prospectus of tidal power in India.

 

 APPLICATION                                                                                                   

 

1.     Identify various the categories of geo-thermal fields.

2.     Making use of diagram explain the Vapour dominated and Liquid dominated systems..


3.     Identify the various applications of direct heating and Electric generation .

4.     Identify the environmental impacts of geothermal energy.

5.     Select the considerations for site to install tidal energy.

 

 CO6: Illustrate the concepts of direct energy conversion systems & their applications.                                                                                                   

 

 REMEMBERING                                                                                                   

 

1.     List the MHD systems and classifications of MHD systems.

2.     List the advantages of MHD systems.

3.     What are the sources of chemical energy.

4.     List the advantages and disadvantages of fuel cells.

5.     What are the applications of fuel cells.

 

 UNDERSTANDING                                                                                                   

1.     Explain the meaning of direct energy conversion systems.

2.     Illustrate the principle of MHD generation.

3.     Compare Open and closed cycle MHD system.

4.     Explain with a neat sketch seeded inert gas system.

5.     Explain the see beck effect and principle of thermocouple.

6.     Explain the joule effect, Peltier effect, and Thomson effect.

7.     Explain thermoelectric power generators.

8.     Explain thermionic emission and work function.

9.     Explain with a neat sketch basic thermo ionic generator

10.  Illustrate the principle of operation of fuel cell.

11.  Explain the types of fuel cell

12.  Classify the fuel cells

 

 APPLICATION                                                                                                   

1.     Identify the sources of chemical energy .

2.     Making use of a Sketch, explain the seeded inert gas system

 


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