# ME2027 Process Planning and Cost Estimation April May 2015 Question Paper

Anna University Chennai Question Paper
B.E/B.Tech Degree Examinations April / May 2015
Department of Mechanical Engineering
ME2027 Process Planning and Cost Estimation
Seventh Semester
Regulation 2008/2010

PART-A  (10 x 2=20 marks)
1. What is meant by method study?
2. Define standard time.
3. What are the types of process planning?
4. List the information required for process planning?
5. Define cost accounting.
6. Write any two objectives of cost estimation.
7. What is batch costing?
8. Define standard data.
9. What is meant by overhead expenses?
10. Define cutting speed.

PART-B   (5*16=80 marks)
11.   (a) With examples explain the objectives of work study. (16)
Or
(b) Discuss the various tools and techniques used for work measurement. (16)

12. (a) Explain the process planning procedure. (16)
Or
(b) Describe the various types of charts and diagrams used in process planning. (16)

13. (a) Name the various elements of cost. Explain each element in detail giving suitable examples. (16)
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(b) Write down the step by step procedure for estimating the direct material cost.  (16)

14. (a) What are the types of estimates? Explain with examples. (16)
Or
(b) Explain various allowances to be considered in estimation of direct labor cost. (16)

15. (a) A 60 mm rod of aluminum to be machined on a lathe, the finished size is shown in fig. The length of rod is 175 mm. Determine the total machining time and material cost, if material is purchased at the rate of Rs 12 per Kg. Assuming cutting speed 30 m/min and feed 0.2 mm/rev. Take density of aluminum as 2.7 gm/cc. Depth of cut not to exceed 2.5 mm.  (16)

Or

(b) Describe the procedure of estimating the machining time required during shaping operation of a shaper. (16)