FLUID POWER LAB-4TH SEM MECH ENGG DIPLOMA KARNATAKA

FLUID POWER LAB

Subject Title                          :           Fluid Power Lab

Subject Code                 :       

Periods/Week                      :           06

Periods/Semester                 :           96

TIME SCHEDULE

S. No.

Name of Experiment

No of Hours allotted

A)    Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machines

1

Venturimeter  

06

2

Notches

06

3

Pipe Friction

06

4

Pelton Wheel

06

5

Kaplan turbine

06

6

Francis turbine

06

7

Reciprocating pump

06

8

Centrifugal Pump

06

9

Jet  Pump   

03

B)

Pneumatics Circuits

40

10

Industry innovations

05

11

Tests and Revisions

06

                                                                                    Total                                   96

OBJECTIVES

On Completion of the Course, the student should be able to:

1.        Appreciate the practical applications of venturimeter.

2.        Appreciate the practical applications of Notches

3.        Understand the importance of pipe friction in practical environment.

4.        Understand the method of evaluating the performance characteristics of pelton wheel, for a given set of input data.

5.        Understand the method of evaluating the performance characteristics of Kaplan turbine, for a given set of input data.

6.        Understand the method of evaluating the performance characteristics of Francis turbine for a given set of input data.

7.       Understand the method of evaluating the performance characteristics of the reciprocating pump

8.       Understand the method of evaluating the performance characteristics of the Centrifugal pump

9.        Study   the working  of  a jet  pump

10.     Prepare simple hydraulic & pneumatic circuits.

11.    Compare the performance of hydraulic & pneumatic systems.

12.    Identify the faults & suggest remedies in hydraulic & pneumatic circuits.

13.    Select proper circuit considering its application

14.    Connect different components as per given drawing

15.    Perform repairing and replacement of defective components in the circuit

16.    Draw the hydraulic and pneumatic circuits using symbols

COURSE CONTENTS

 

1.      Determination of Coefficient of discharge of Venturimeter.

2.      Determination of hydraulic coefficients  of Rectangular and V-Notch

3.      Determination of major losses in pipes due to friction.

4.      Draw the performance characteristics for Pelton wheel.

5.      Draw the performance characteristics for Kaplan turbine.

6.      Draw the performance characteristics for Francis turbine.

7.      Draw the performance characteristics for of a reciprocating pump

8.      Draw the performance characteristics for Centrifugal pump

9.      Study  of a  jet  pump 

10.  Control of actuators by simple hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.

11.   Demonstration of meter in and meter out circuit.

12.   Demonstration of sequencing circuit.

13.   Demonstration of hydraulic circuit for shaper machine.

14.   Demonstration of pneumatic circuit for speed control of double acting cylinders.

15.   Demonstration of pneumatic circuit for speed control of pneumatic motor.

16.   Study of trouble shooting procedures of various hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.

 

. SCHEME OF VALUATION

 

Serial no

Description

Marks

 

1

Writing procedure

                       a)One experiment on Fluid mechanics/Machines

b)One experiment on Pneumatics

 

20

2

Conducting of Experiment

                      a)One experiment on Fluid mechanics/Machines

(Group of Five)

b) One experiment on Pneumatics

(Individual)

 

25

3

Calculation,results,Inference(Both experiments)

35

4

Viva

20

                                                                           Total                                               100

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