OLEODYNAMICS AND PNEUMATICS + EXPERIMENTS ON MACHINERY (UNIT 2)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Simulation model synthesis and skills in using specific software
Advanced heat machines
Course contents summary
System analysis applied to internal combustion engines and fluid power systems
Measurements and systems of units. Time varying quantities, quasy steady and dynamic variables. Measuring forces, torque, angular velocity, power, pressure, temperature, volumes, density. Speed and flow rate measurements in fluids. Heating value and chemical species concentration, steam quality measurements.
Testing internal combustion engines: test cells, instruments and procedures. Testing turbomachines. Similarity and the use of models in design development and assesment. Fundamentals of wind tunnels- Fundamentals of road testing of vehicles. Acceptance test of pumps, fans, boilers, steam power plants. Test of positive displacement pumps.
Doebelin E. O., 1990, Measurement System – Application and Design, 4th edition, McGraw-Hill.
Berta G.L. & Vacca A., 2004, Sperimentazione sui motori a combustione interna, Monte Università Parma, collana Saperi
Tutored exercise and project compilation
Assessment methods and criteria
Submission of report and oral test