Pune University BE Production Engineering CIM and Industrial Robotics Question Papers


(2008 Pattern) (Elective – I) (Sem. – I)

Time :3 Hours]                                                                                                                                                                                                    [Max. Marks :100

Instructions to the candidates:-

1)                       Answer any three questions from Section I and any three questions from Section II.

2)                        Answers to the two sections should be written in separate answer books.

3)                       Use of calculator is allowed.

4)                       Figures to the right indicate full marks.

5)                        Answer one question from 1 & 2, 3 & 4, 5 & 6, 7 & 8, 9 & 10, 11 & 12.


Q1) a) List out the different models used in CIM? Draw the neat sketch of Simens Models and compare with various Models?                                                  [12]

b) Explain need of Models in CIM.                                                                [4]


Q2) a) List out the different methods of Rapid Prototyping. Explain any one Method in detail.  [8]

b) Explain the following in detail.                                                                   [8]

i)              Concept of Solid ground Curing.

ii)           Application Rapid tooling methods to Press tool Manufacturer.

Q3) a) Explain the Basic Structure of Robotics.                                                               [8]

b)        Derive the equation of Kinematics using Homogeneous Transformation. [8]


Q4) a) Explain the Principle of Dennavati – Hartenbergs convention for dynamics Analysis of Joints along with suitable example.                                           [12]

b)          Explain the Concept of Spatial mechanism.                                                 [4]

Q5) a) Explain the different types of drives used in Robotics.                                       [6]

b)          Using a schematics diagram represent a hydraulic circuit to explain the Drives system of bang – bang robot having waist motion. Shoulder and Arm expansion respectively.  [12]


Q6) a) Explain different types of Actuators used in typical Robot along with sketch.        [10]

b)        Write a short note on Power transmission system in Robotics. [4]

c)        Explain the concept of basics motion conversion system.                  [4]


Q7) a) Classify the various types Grippers used in Robotics.                                        [8]

b) A 5 kg rectangular block is gripped in the middle and lifted vertically at velocity 1 m/s. If it accelerates to this velocity at 27.5 m/s2 and the Coefficient of friction between the gripping pad and block is 0.48 Calculate minimum force that would prevent slippage.                                                                                                                               [8]


Q8) a) Explain concept finite element analysis in grippers designs for pressure Foragile. [8]

b) Write a short note on design consideration for gripper design. [8]

Q9) a) What are the different types of Sensors used in Robotics? Classify. [8]

b)        Distinguish between tactile sensor and non Tactile Sensors.             [4]

c)        What do you mean by range sensors and proximity sensors?            [4]


Q10) a) What is robot vision? What are the types of vision sensors used to take the Image of an object?                                                                                                                  [8]

b) Explain Important technique use in robot Vision System.                     [8]

i)              Thresholding.

ii)           Region growing.

iii)        Edge detection.

iv)         Template Matching.

Q11) a) Explain along with sketch the application Robot in the following Area. [12]

i)              Spray Painting.

ii)           Spot Welding.

iii)        In medical field.

b)        Explain the application of CLIMBING Robot in detail.                             [6]


Q12) Write a short note on following.                                                                             [18]

a)        Interfacing of robotics with PC.

b)        Obstacles avoidance technique in robotics.

c)        Languages used for programming in robot.

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