Friday, November 30, 2012


Anna University, Chennai Nov/Dec 2012 Examinations Important Questions
Unit I-V
1.     Draw the overview of Step wise planning activities and explain the steps.         
2.     Define project. How does software project differs from other project?
3.     List out the activities covered by software project management and explain with diagram
4.     Explain contract management and technical project management.
5.     Explain in detail about cost benefit evaluation techniques and its methods.
6.     Explain Risk Evaluation in detail
7.      Write short notes on cost-benefit analysis and cash flow forecasting?
8.     Identify major risks of payroll projects, and rank them according to their importance
9.     2.   What are the effects of shortening project duration?    
10.Explain about network planning models
11. Explain Hazard analysis and identification.
12.Explain in detail about managing contracts and its types
13. Explain Visualizing progress in detail with example
14.Explain different types and stages in contract management
15. Draw slip chart that emphasizes the relative position of each activity.  
16.Explain different motivation technique.
17. Explain the concept of Leadership in detail.
18.Explain the concept of selecting the right person for the job.
19.Discuss about Oldham and hack man job characteristics.
20.            Explain Decision making in detail.  


Anna University, Chennai Nov/Dec 2012 Examinations Important Questions
ME2202 Unit I-V

Important Questions in EC2203 Digital Electronics - Nov/Dec 2012 Exams AU,Chennai

Anna University, Chennai Nov/Dec 2012 Examinations Important Questions
EC2203 Digital Electronics 
Unit I-V
1.     Simplify the following Boolean function by using Quine –McCluskey method F(A,B,C,D) = ∑(0,2,3,6,7,8,10,12,13)
2.     Reduce the following function using K-map technique F(A,B,C,D) =  (0,3,4,7,8,10,12,14) + d( 2,6)
3.     Discuss the general characteristics of TTL and CMOS logic families
4.     Minimize the given terms πM ( 0,1,4,11,13,15) + πd (5,7,8) using Quine-McCluskey methods and verify the results using K-Map methods.  
5.     Explain the operation of carry look ahead adder with neat diagram
6.     Design a combinational circuit that generates the 9’s complement of a BCD digit
7.      Design a excess 3 to BCD code convertor
8.     Realize F(W,X,Y,Z) = ∑ m (1,4,6,7,8,9,10,11,15) using 4 to 1 MUX
9.     Explain in detail the operation of 4 bit ripple counter
10.How will you convert a D flip flop into JK flip flop
11. Explain the operation of universal shift register with neat block diagram
12.With a neat state diagram and logic diagram ,design and explain the sequence of states of BCD counter
13. Explain read and write operation of memory with timing waveforms
14.A combinational circuit is defined by functions F1(A,B,C) =∑ M(0,1,6,7)
F2(A,B,C) =∑ M(2,3,5,7)
              Implement the circuit with a PLA having three inputs , three product terms and two inputs
15. Design a combinational circuit using a ROM .The circuit accepts a three bit number and outputs a binary number equal to the square of the input number
16.Write short notes on EPROM and EEPROM
17. Describe the hazards that could occur in asynchronous sequential circuits. What are the ways in which they are eliminated
18.Design negative edge triggered   T flip flop from logic gates
19.Write a verilog coding for full adder
20Design a serial adder using moore model and mealy model


Anna University, Chennai Nov/Dec 2012 Examinations Important Questions
Common To III Sem IT
Unit I-V
1.     Derive an expression for the Amplitude modulated signal and draw its frequency  spectrum
2.     Derive an expression for the AM power calculation, current calculation & modulation by a complex information signal
3.     Compare FM & AM.
4.     Describe the frequency analysis of Angle modulated waves. Explain their Bandwidth requirements
5.     Draw FSK Transmitter and explain. Describe its Bandwidth Considerations
6.     Define FSK and give the symbols of BFSK and explain the modulation mechanism with relevant waveforms and expressions
7.      Explain the QPSK system with appropriate expressions and diagrams
8.     Compare the various types of digital modulation techniques
9.     Explain the modulation and demodulation process of PCM in detail Discuss on companding
10.With a block diagram, explain the adaptive Delta Modulation technique
11. Describe the operation of DPCM system with neat block diagram
12.Determine 12-bit linear code, 8-bit compressed code, the decoded 12- bit code, the c quantization error and compression error for a resolution of 0.01 voltage for analog  sample voltages of a) 0.083V b) -0.398Vc) +9.234V d) -20.124 V
13. Explain TDMA system with its frame structure, features, efficiency
14.Explain CDMA System with its features. Explain the various problems available in CDMA system. Compare TDMA & FDMA
15. Give a detail account of the different types of multiple access techniques
16.Explain the principle and operation of direct sequence spread spectrum system in detail with an appropriate example
17. Explain the principles and operation of LEO, MEO and GEO satellites
18.Describe in detail the operations of various types of optical detectors
19.Enumerate the elements of an optical fiber transmission link
20.           Draw the neat diagram of satellite system link model. Explain its each part in detail

Anna University Nov/Dec 2012 Important Questions in EE2201 Measurement and Instrumentation

Anna University, Chennai Nov/Dec 2012 Examinations Important Questions
EE 2201- Measurement and Instrumentation
Unit I-V
1.     Give methods of using any three standard inputs being used for analyzing the dynamic response of system with neat sketches
2.     Discuss in detail various types errors associated in measurement and how these errors can be minimized?
3.     Draw the block diagram of functional elements of an instrumentation system and explain the function of each block
4.     Define and explain the static characteristics of an instrument
5.     Explain the construction and derive the torque equation for an electro dynamometer type instruments
6.     Explain the construction and working of electrodynamometer type instruments, derive its torque equation
7.      Describe the construction and functioning of mechanical type (vibrating type) frequency meter
8.     Explain the different methods of determination of B –H curve
9.     Explain different types of A.C potentiometer in detail
10.Discuss about the various grounding techniques
11. Explain the Two types of Kelvin’s Bridge with advantages and applications
12.Discuss the effects of electro static and electromagnetic interference in instruments
13. With neat block diagram explain the working of digital storage oscilloscope.
14.Describe the basic components of CRT
15. With a neat block diagram explain the working principle of a digital CRO
16.Briefly discuss the use of LED and LCD as display devices in instrumentation. Comment on their relative merits and demerits
17. What is data acquisition system? Give the block diagram arrangement of a data acquisition system and describe the function of each component
18.Explain any four active transducers in detail
19.Explain any two types of D/A converter.

Important Questions In Cs2201 Data Structures For Anna University Nov/Dec 2012 Exams

Anna University, Chennai Nov/Dec 2012 Examinations Important Questions
Cs2201/ Data Structures
Unit I-V
1.     Derive an ADT to  perform insertion and deletion in a singly linked list
2.     Describe circular queue implementation in detail giving all the relevant features
3.     What are the different operations that can be performed in a queue? Explain in detail
4.     Explain the different types of linked lists and its implementation
5.     Explain in detail about ADT binary search tree
6.     Write an algorirhm for pre-order and postorder traversal of a binary tree
7.      Explain the three standard ways of traversing a binary tree T with a recursive algorithm
8.     Explain the tree traversals. Give all the essential aspects
9.     Explain the operations which are done in B- Tree with examples
10.What is heap order property? Explain the operations which can be done in heap with   examples
11. Explain  in detail about  binary heap and construct a min heap tree for  the elements 7,3,8,7,2,3,6,9,4
12.What are AVL trees? Describe the different rotations defined for AVL tree. Insert the following elements step by step in sequence into an empty AVL tree 18, 19, 22, 20, 29, 32, 24
13. Briefly explain the three common collision resolution strategies in open addressing hashing
14.Explain about disjoint sets and its operation in detail
15. Write about the different types of hashing techniques in detail
16.Explain the Dijkstra’s single source shortest path algorithm with an example
17. Explain the prim’s algorithm with an example
18.Explain topological sort with an example
19.Explain BFS with an example


Anna University, Chennai Nov/Dec 2012 Examinations Important Questions
Unit I-V
1.     Define addressing mode. Classify addressing modes and explain each type with example
2.     Explain the organization of the CPU and main memory of the IAS-computer?
3.     Explain the architecture of basic computer with neat diagram
4.     Design a 4-bit bidirectional shift register with parallel load and Explain
5.     Draw the diagram of a carry look-ahead adder and explain the carry look-ahead principle
6.     Describe in detail booth's multiplication algorithms and its hardware implementation
7.      Write a HDL and process for non-restoring division algorithm for unsigned integer
8.     Design a 4-bit full adder with look ahead carry
9.     What is  superscalar processing? Explain the typical structure of superscalar processor
10.Explain various hazards used in a occurrence of pipeline
11. What is Nano programming? Explain two-level control store organization for Nano programming with  the help of block diagram
12.Describe the organization of a typical micro-programmed control unit with the help of a neat diagram
13. Draw the neat sketch of memory hierarchy and explain the need of cache memory
14.Explain the organization of magnetic disk in detail
15. Describe pre-emptive and non- pre-emptive memory allocation in detail
16.Explain the DMA operations  with programmed I/O
17. What is interrupt. Explain different types of interrupts with vector interrupts
18.Explain the difference between CISC and RISC processors

EE2403 Special Electrical Machines Important questions nov/dec 2012 anna university,chennai

Anna University, Chennai Nov/Dec 2012 Examinations Important Questions
EE2403 Special Electrical Machines
Unit I-V
1.     Derive the expression for open circuit emf of a synchronous reluctance motor
2.     Explain the phasor diagram and characteristics of synchronous reluctance motor
3.     Describe the constructional details and working principal of synchronous reluctance motor. Mention the advantages and disadvantages of this motor
4.     Draw and explain the phasor diagram of synchronous reluctance motor and derive the torque equation
5.     Explain working principle of Hybrid Motor
6.     Draw and explain the dynamic characteristics of stepping motors
7.      Explain the construction features and principle operations of variable reluctance stepping motor
8.     Describe the operation of a VR type stepper motor. Also explain about micro stepping
9.     Describe the hysteresis type and PWM type current regulator for 1 phase of a switched reluctance motor with relevant circuit diagrams
10.With neat diagram explain the microprocessor based control of switched reluctance motor
11. Explain with neat diagram the constructional details and working principle of switched reluctance motor
12.Draw and explain four converter topologies for a 3ph SRM. Write the merits and demerits of each.
13. Explain the commutation process for 180 degree magnet arc and 120 degree phase current of 3ph PMBL DC motor.
14.Explain the operation of power controller of PMBL DC motor.
15. Compare the BL DC motor and conventional DC motor
16.Derive the emf and torque equation of PMSM
17. Explain the principle and working of PMSM in detail
18.Explain the phasor diagram of PMSM