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B Tech Introduction To Aerospace Engineering May/Jun 2008
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
1. (a) Describe about bi-plane When was it made?
(b) Write the special feature of bi-plane. [8+8]
2. Explain in detail the principle of altimeter and explain about radio altimeter. 
3. (a) How is skin friction caused? Why is the skin friction becoming greater impor-
(b) Explain what happens in the boundary layer? [8+8]
4. Explain the functions of [6+6+4]
5. Describe Schematically the thrust produced by a jet engine. 
6. (a) How is drag affected by air density at higher attitudes.
(b) Differentiate between
i. form drag
ii. Induced drag.
iii. Skin friction drag. [6+6+4]
7. (a) Explain in detail with the help of a figure directional static stability.
(b) Explain in detail with the help of a figure lateral static stability. [8+8]
8. Discuss in detail about the elements of satellite.