1
GATE PI 2009
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+5
-1.5
Resistance spot welding of two steel sheets is carried out in lap joint configuration by using a welding current of $$3$$ $$KA$$ and a weld time of $$0.2s.$$ A molten weld nugget of volume $$20m{m^3}$$ is obtained. The effective contact resistance is $$200\mu \Omega .$$ The material properties of steel are given as (i) latent heat of melting $$1400$$ $$kJ/kg,$$ (ii) density $$8000$$ $$kg/{m^3},$$ (iii) melting temp $${1520^ \circ }C$$, (iv) specific heat $$0.5$$ $$kJ/kgC.$$ The ambient temp is $$20C.$$

Heat (in Joules) used for producing weld nugget will be (assuming $$100\% $$ heat transfer efficiency

A
$$324$$
B
$$334$$
C
$$344$$
D
$$354$$
2
GATE PI 2009
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+5
-1.5
Resistance spot welding of two steel sheets is carried out in lap joint configuration by using a welding current of $$3$$ $$KA$$ and a weld time of $$0.2s.$$ A molten weld nugget of volume $$20m{m^3}$$ is obtained. The effective contact resistance is $$200\mu \Omega .$$ The material properties of steel are given as (i) latent heat of melting $$1400$$ $$kJ/kg,$$ (ii) density $$8000$$ $$kg/{m^3},$$ (iii) melting temp $${1520^ \circ }C$$, (iv) specific heat $$0.5$$ $$kJ/kgC.$$ The ambient temp is $$20C.$$

Heat (Joules) dissipated to the base metal will be (neglecting all other heat losses)

A
$$10$$
B
$$16$$
C
$$22$$
D
$$3$$
3
GATE PI 2003
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+5
-1.5
A weld is made using $$MIG$$ welding process with the following welding parameters: Current: $$200A;$$ Voltage: $$25V;$$ Welding speed: $$18$$ $$cm/min;$$ wire diameter: $$1.2$$ $$mm;$$ Wire feed rate: $$4$$ $$m/min;$$ Thermal efficiency of the process: $$65\% $$

The heat input per unit length of the weld in $$kJ/cm$$ is:

A
$$0.18$$
B
$$0.28$$
C
$$10.83$$
D
$$16.66$$
4
GATE PI 2003
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+5
-1.5
A weld is made using $$MIG$$ welding process with the following welding parameters: Current: $$200A;$$ Voltage: $$25V;$$ Welding speed: $$18$$ $$cm/min;$$ wire diameter: $$1.2$$ $$mm;$$ Wire feed rate: $$4$$ $$m/min;$$ Thermal efficiency of the process: $$65\% $$

The area of cross section of weld bead in $$m{m^2}$$ is:

A
$$16.3$$
B
$$25.1$$
C
$$30.3$$
D
$$38.6$$
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