First (Ist) Year engineering workshop

Mumbai University

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First Year Engineering Workshop: Topics

  • Bench & Fitting: Sawing, Chipping, Filing, Marking & Measuring, Drilling, Reaming, Tapping, Dieing, Grinding, Scrapping
  • Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs)
  • Soldering Techniques
  • Wiring System: House wiring, Staircase wiring, Go-down wiring
  • Fluorescent Lamp

Engineering Workshop Viva Questions With Answers

What is the importance of workshop?
ANS:- Workshop is the center of learning about engineering Materials, manufacturing practices, equipments, tools and safety precaution to be observed in manufacturing operations.
For practical knowledge and skills workshop is of importance.

Name the various shop coming under common shops?
ANS:- (i) Carpentry and pattern making shop
(ii) Bench work and fitting shop
(iii) Foundry and casting
(iv) Smithy and forging
(v) Sheet metal
(vi) Electric arc and gas welding
(vii) Machine shop

Which are Special shops?
ANS:- (i) Electrical wiring, soldering,and electronic

(ii) Painting
(iii) Heat treatment
(iv) Plumbing
(v) Automobile
(vi) Refrigeration, Air conditioner
(vii) Material testing

Name the machines you know?
ANS:- (i) Hacksaw machine
(i) Lathe machine
(iii) shaping machine
(iv) Drilling machine
(v) Slotting
(vi) Bench grinder
(vii) Press machine
(viii) Milling machine

Name of any five measuring instruments?
ANS:- (i) Try square
(ii) Vernier caliper
(iii) Micrometer
(iv) Divider
(v) Inside caliper

Name the gauges?
ANS:- (i) Depth gauge
(ii) Filler OR slip gauge
(iii) Radious gauge
(iv) Vernier height gauge
(v) Thread OR pitch gauge
(vi) Wire OR thickness gauge

What is least count?
ANS:- Minimum dimension that can be expressed on vernier caliper

What is sheet metal work?
ANS Sheet metal work is used for making, Cutting and bending

Name the sheet metal hand tools?
ANS (I) Steel rule
(ii) Vernier caliper
(iii) Micrometer
(iv) Scriber
(v) Divider
(vi) hammer
(viii) mallet
(ix) Shears

What is the name of vice used in fitting shop?
ANS: Bench vice

Name the different files?
ANS: (i) Flat file
(ii) Square file
(iii) Round file
(iv) Triangular file
(v) Half round file

Which tools are used in fitting shop?
ANS: (i) Steel rule
(ii) Try square
(iii) Vernier caliper
(iv) Scriber
(v) Center punch
(vi) Hammer
(vii) Hacksaw frame with blade
(viii) Rough file and Smooth file

What is the use of center punch?
ANS: Center punch used in a bench work for marking out work, locating center etc.

How the pipes are specified?
Ans: (i) Material
(ii) Inside diameter
(iii) Wall thickness
(iv) Length

Name only five fittings?
ANS: (i) Elbow
(ii) Tee
(iii) Union
(iv) Coupling
(v) Reducer

Name the common carpentry tools?
AnS: (i) Steel rule
(ii) Try square
(iii) Rip saw
(iv) firmer chisel
(v) Jack plane
(vi) Rasp cut file
(vii) Hammer
(viii) Wooden mallet

Name the carpentry process?
ANS: (i) Marking
(ii) Sawing
(iii) Planning
(iv) Chieseling
(v) Grooving

Name the types of welding?
ANS: (i) Arc welding
(ii) Argon welding
(Iii) Gas welding
(iv) Tig welding
(v) Mig welding
(vi) Spot welding

Which is the welding process you have carried out in workshop?
ANS: Electric arc welding

Name the welding tools used in workshop?
ANS: Welding holder, welding rod, hand screen, hand gloves, chipping hammer, wire brush

Name the only five parts of lathe machine?
ANS: (i) Bed
(ii) Tail stock
(iii) Carriage
(iv) Chuck
(v) Tool post

Name the operation which can be performed by lathe machine?
ANS: (i) Facing
(ii) Turning
(iii) Chamfring
(iv) grooving
(v) Boring
(vi) Parting
(vii) Threading

Name the types of furnace?
ANS: Open fire and Stock fire furnace

Name the tools used in smithy shop?
ANS: (i) Anvil
(ii) Swage block
(iii) Sledge hammer
(iv) Flat tongs

Workshop Practice Series Books

Workshop practice books and pdfs.

Workshop practice series 18 Basic Benchwork is available for free download in PDF format
Also find mechanical engineering workshop books.

Engineering Workshop Lab Manual

Polytechnic workshop manual.
Mechanical workshop practice lab manual (pdf), Mechanical engineering workshop books / tools pdf
Carpentry workshop manual pdf
Workshop lab manual for engineering 1st year
Welding lab manual pdf

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