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Subject : Process Planning & Cost Estimation

Scheme : M

NOTE : 1. The highlighted Questions are asked more than two times in the Board Exam

  1. These Questions are collected from Board Examination Question Papers – (4 years board exam question paper)

UNIT – 1, PROCESS PLANNING                 


  1. What are the advantages of generative process planning
  2. Define value engineering
  3. What are the information required to do process planning?
  4. What is manual process planning?
  5. What is the objective of Line balancing?
  6. State the advantages of computer aided process planning.
  7. State the factors affecting process planning.
  8. What is the need of balancing?
  9. State the difference between cost control & cost reduction.
  10. Define process planning.
  11. What are the informations needed for the value analysis.
  12. Explain why line balancing is necessary.

UNIT – 2, Process Selection

  1. What is process selection?
  2. State the choice involved in process selection.
  3. What is meant by machine capacity?
  4. Explain the factors influencing choice of machinery.
  5. Mention the factors affecting the process selection.
  6. How will you determine the man power required?
  7. Define the term selection of material.
  8. Explain the method of determination of materials requirement with an example.

UNIT –  3, Work Study

  1. What are therbligs?
  2. State the various recording techniques used in method study.
  3. State the principles of motion economy.
  4. State the objectives of ergonomics.
  5. Define ergonomics.
  6. What are the objectives of work study?
  7. Give the name, explanation, abbreviation and symbol of any three therblig.
  8. What is micro motion study?
  9. What are the objectives of work measurement?
  10. State any three objectives in method study.
  11. State the application of ergonomics. Explain briefly any one.
  12. Write down the basic procedure followed for conducting method study.
  13. What is SIMO chart? What is the time unit in the construction of a SIMO chart?

UNIT –  4, Cost Estimation. 

  1. Define cost estimation
  2. Define performance factor.
  3. What is the purpose of cost estimating?
  4. Write the relationship between setup time and economic lot size.
  5. Name the various constituents of cost.
  6. What do you mean by inspection time?
  7. What data are required for making a cost estimate?
  8. Name the various methods by which the overheads can be estimated .
  9. Define setup time
  10. Explain performance factor.
  11. How labour cost is estimated?
  12. What is the purpose of cost accounting?
  13. The monthly requirement of a company is 4000 components. The cost of each part is Rs. 12 and the cost of each setup is Rs. 60 per lot. If the carrying charge factor is 20% determine (i) Economic lot size and (ii) set up time for each lot.

UNIT –  5, Machining time calculation       

  1. List the principle elements of metal machining.
  2. Define cutting speed. Give the various factors on which the cutting speed depends.
  3. Define tool approach and tool over travel/
  4. Define feed. What are the factors influencing for the selection of feed?
  5. The handle of a gauge of 30mm diameter has 80mm length. It is to be knurled in lathe. Find the machining time for knurling the handle, if the cutting speed is 20m/min and the feed is 0.3mm per rev.
  6. Define setup time and machining time
  7. A shaft of 35 mm diameter is turned at a cutting speed of 50 m/min. determine the speed of the shaft.
  8. Differentiate between feed and depth of cut.
  9. A CI flange 400mm outer diameter has a bore of 120mm. this is to be faced on a lathe. Calculate the machining time to face the part, given the feed 0.8mm/rev and cutting speed 30m/min.
  10. Briefly explain the procedure for assigning cutting variables
  11. A CI flange 300mm outer diameter has a bore of 100mm. this is to be faced on a lathe. Calculate the machining time to face the part, given the feed 0.8mm/rev and cutting speed 30m/min.

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