Losses in Pipe flow- Solved Example

  Given Data: Head, z1 – z2 = 10 m Length of pipe 1, L1= 50 m Length of pipe 2, L2= 20 m Diameter of pipe 1, D1= 0.11 m Diameter of pipe 2, D2= 0.25 m Friction factor […]

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Sample Fluid Mechanics problem with solution

Sample Fluid Mechanics problem with solution Given data: Diameter of large section D1 = 10 in Diameter of small section D2 = 5 in Specific gravity of oil = 0.86 Volume flow rate through the pipe Q = 10 ft3/sec […]

Gas Turbine cycle

Sample Gas Turbine Problem with solution

Sample Gas Turbine Problem with solution Given Data: T1 = 520 ⁰R = 288.88 K T2 = 2700 ⁰R = 1500 K P1 = 14 Psi P2= P3 = 140 Psi Net power output Wnet = 20 MW Required: Turbine […]

Jet propulsion

Sample Problems on Jet Propulsion with Solutions

Sample Problems on Jet Propulsion with Solutions Problem 1: A German turbo-jet uses petrol having a calorific value of 4.184 x 104(kJ/kg). The fuel consumption is 0.1427 (kg/N) of thrust when the thrust is 8829 (N). The aircraft velocity is […]

Thermodynamics Problems Solution

Sample Thermodynamics Problems Solution

Sample Thermodynamics Problems Solution Question 2. A gas in a piston-cylinder assembly undergoes a compression process for which the relationship between pressure and volume is given by 𝑝𝑉1.3=𝑐𝑜𝑛𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑡. The initial pressure is 67 lbf/in2, initial volume is 7.4 ft3 and […]

Rankine Cycle

Sample Problem on Rankine cycle

Sample Problem on Rankine cycle Known: water is the working fluid in an ideal Rankine cycle. The condenser pressure and turbine inlets states are specified. Assumptions: Each component in the cycle is analyzed as an open system operating at steady-state. […]

design for manufacture

Design for Manufacture (DFM)

The Importance of Design for Manufacture (DFM), Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) to Manufacturing Processes Design for manufacture (DFM) is the practice of designing products keeping manufacturing in mind in order to reduce the […]

Reverse Engineering

Reverse Engineering Techniques in Design

Reverse Engineering Techniques in Design Introduction Reverse engineering can be defined as the process of creating a CAD model of an existing product or component by capturing the components physical dimensions and surface features through various engineering approaches. Reverse engineering […]

flow measurement apparatus

FLOW MEASUREMENT LAB REPORT

FLOW MEASUREMENT LAB REPORT INTRODUCTION The  flow  measuring  apparatus  is  used  to  familiarize  the  students  with  typical  methods  of   flow measurement of an incompressible fluid and, at the same time demonstrate applications of the Bernoulli’s equation. The  flow  is  determined  […]

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Asymmetrical Bending Laboratory Report

Asymmetrical Bending Laboratory Report Summary Asymmetrical bending is bending couples acting in a plane of symmetric. If loads do not act in plane of symmetry, this leads to deflection in a plane perpendicular to the loading plane as well as […]

impact of jet apparatus

Impact of Jet Lab Report

IMPACT OF JET INTRODUCTION Impact of jets apparatus enables experiments to be carried out on the reaction force produced on targets (vanes or plates) when a jet of water impacts on to the target. The study of these reaction forces […]