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“The response of a thermocouple is defined as the time required for the thermocouple to reach the surrounding temperature when it is exposed to it”. Choose the correct answer

Options

A : a. True

B : b. False

C : c. May be

D : d. Can't say

The sensitivity of thermocouple is defined as the time required by thermocouple to reach how much percentage of its steady state values?

Options

A : a. 43.3

B : b. 53.2

C : c. 63.3

D : d. 73.3

The response time for different sizes and materials of thermocouple wires usually lie between

Options

A : a. 0.04 to 2.5 seconds

B : b. 0.06 to 1.2 seconds

C : c. 0.02 to 0.04 seconds

D : d. 2.4 to 9.4 seconds

A thermocouple junction of spherical form is to be used to measure the temperature of the gas stream. The junction is at 20 degree Celsius and is placed in a gas stream which is at 200 degree Celsius. Make calculations for time required by the thermocouple to reach 197 degree Celsius temperature. Assume the thermos-physical properties as given below k = 20 W/ m K h = 350 W/m² K c = 0.4 k J/kg K p = 8000 kg/m³

Options

A : a. 1.094 seconds

B : b. 2.094 seconds

C : c. 3.094 seconds

D : d. 4.094 seconds

An egg with mean diameter of 4 cm and initially at 25 degree Celsius is placed in an open boiling water container for 4 minutes and found to be boiled at a particular level. For how long should a similar egg boil at the same level, when refrigerator temperature is 5 degree Celsius? Use lumped parameter theory and assume following properties of egg k = 12 W/m K h = 125 W/m² K c = 2 k J/kg K p = 1250 kg/m³

Options

A : a. 251.49 seconds

B : b. 261.49 seconds

C : c. 271.49 seconds

D : d. 281.49 seconds

A person is found dead at 5 pm in a room whose temperature is 20 degree Celsius. The temperature of body is measured to be 25 degree Celsius, when found and heat transfer coefficient is estimated to be 8 W/m² K. Modeling the body as a 30 cm diameter, 1.7 cm long cylinder. Estimate the time of death of person.

Options

A : a. 13.55 seconds

B : b. 12.55 seconds

C : c. 11.55 seconds

D : d. 10.55 seconds

The following data pertains to the junction of a thermocouple wire used to measure the temperature of the gas stream. Density = 8500 kg/m³, specific heat = 325 J/kg K, thermal conductivity = 40 W/m K and the heat transfer coefficient between the junction and gas = 215 W/m² K. If thermocouple junction can be approximated as 1 mm diameter sphere, determine how long it will take for the thermocouple to read 99% of the initial temperature difference.

Options

A : a. 9.86 seconds

B : b. 8.86 seconds

C : c. 7.86 seconds

D : d. 6.86 seconds

A thermocouple junction in the form of 4 mm radius sphere is to be used to measure the temperature of a gas stream. The junction is initially at 35 degree Celsius and is placed in a gas stream which is at 300 degree Celsius. The thermocouple is removed from the hot gas stream after 10 seconds and kept in still air at 25 degree Celsius with convective coefficient 10 W/m² K. Find out the time constant of the thermocouple. Assume the thermos-physical properties as given below: h = 37.5 W/m² K p = 7500 kg/m³ c = 400 J/kg K

Options

A : a. 6.67 seconds

B : b. 106.67 seconds

C : c. 206.67 seconds

D : d. 306.67 seconds

What percentage of water an average human body can have?

Options

A : a. 52%

B : b. 62%

C : c. 72%

D : d. 82%

According to lumped system analysis, solid possesses thermal conductivity that is

Options

A : a. Infinitely large

B : b. Infinitely small

C : c. Moderate

D : d. 50% small

The temperature and rate of heat conduction are undoubtedly dependent on

Options

A : a. Time coordinates

B : b. Space coordinates

C : c. Mass coordinates

D : d. Both time and space coordinates

Glass spheres of 2 mm radius and at 500 degree Celsius are to be cooled by exposing them to an air stream at 25 degree Celsius. Find the minimum time required for cooling to a temperature of 60 degree Celsius. Assume the following property values Density = 2250 kg/m³ Specific heat = 850 J/kg K Conductivity = 1.5 W/m K

Options

A : a. 13.78 seconds

B : b. 14.78 seconds

C : c. 15.78 seconds

D : d. 16.78 seconds

Which is true regarding lumped system analysis? (i) Conductive resistance = 0 (ii) Convective resistance = 0 (iii) Thermal conductivity = 0 (iv) Thermal conductivity = infinity Identify the correct statements

Options

A : a. 1 and 2

B : b. 1, 2 and 4

C : c. 1 and 4

D : d. 2 and 4

Which of the following is an example of lump system analysis?

Options

A : a. Heating or cooling of fine thermocouple wire due to change in ambient temperature

B : b. Heating of an ingot in an furnace

C : c. Cooling of bars

D : d. Cooling of metal billets in steel works

What is the criterion for the applicability of lump system analysis?

Options

A : a. Mean length

B : b. Normal length

C : c. Characteristics length

D : d. Mass no

What is the value of characteristics length for cylinder?

Options

A : a. R/5

B : b. R/4

C : c. R/3

D : d. R/2

During heat treatment, cylindrical pieces of 25 mm diameter, 30 mm height and at 30 degree Celsius are placed in a furnace at 750 degree Celsius with convective coefficient 80 W/m² degree. Find the value of biot number if thermal conductivity is 40 W/m degree

Options

A : a. 0.0082

B : b. 0.0072

C : c. 0.0062

D : d. 0.0052

What is the value of characteristics length for sphere?

Options

A : a. R/2

B : b. R/3

C : c. R/4

D : d. R/5

What is the value of characteristics length for cube?

Options

A : a. L/3

B : b. L/4

C : c. L/5

D : d. L/6

“An infinite solid is one which extends itself infinitely in all directions of space”. Identify the correct option