JNTU Exam Question Papers Fundamentals of Aeronautical Engineering 1st Sem 2008

JNTU Exam Question Papers

Fundamentals of Aeronautical Engineering 1st Sem 2008

SET-2

1. (a) Write a note on Flying Wing.

(b) Explain the significance of center of pressure. What are the effects of movement of center of pressure with angle of attack on a cambered aerofoil. [6+10]

2. Sketch the three views of a piton-trainer aircraft having rectangular wings. Label various components. What are the advantages and disadvantages of rectangular

wing? [8+8]

3. Describe a Power operated longitudinal control for a civil airliner. How does it

differ from a conventional pitch control mechanism for a light airplane? Explain

with sketches. [16]

 

4. Explain the outer atmospheric layers known as ionosphere and exosphere. How are

these different from stratosphere and troposphere? How do these layers affect the

atmosphere on earth? Discuss. [16]

 

5. What is airfoil? Describe the various airfoil shapes with the help of neat sketches.

[16]

 

6. What are the general types of construction of wings and fuselage, give practical

examples of each type with neat sketches. [16]

 

7. (a) Describe the principle, construction and working of turboprop engine used in

airplanes.

(b) Give the altitude and speed limitations for turboprop engine and discuss their

effect on the engine. [8+8]

 

8. Explain the principle of jet thrust and propeller thrust. Enumerate the differences

between propeller thrust and jet thrust in airplanes.

 

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