COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Thermal Science Lab
Course Code: 
15MEC382
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Semester: 
5
Type: 
Subject Core
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Thermal Science Lab' is a course offered in the fifth semester of B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Experiments to determine flash and fire point, viscosity, calorific values of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels, Carbon content (Carbon residue test).

Study of I.C engines, components and loading devices, Valve timing and port timing diagrams, Performance test, Heat balance sheet on Petrol and Diesel engines, to find Friction power: Morse test or Motoring test.

Study of Refrigeration and Air conditioning system - Performance Tests (COP), Study of Renewable energy systems (like Solar, Wind, Biomass etc.) - Performance tests.