Thermal Engineering II Lab

Lab In-charge

Mr. D. Vijaya Kumar, M.E
Associate Professor


LIST OF EXPERIMENTS

HEAT TRANSFER LAB:

  1. Thermal conductivity measurement using guarded plate apparatus.
  2. Thermal conductivity measurement of pipe insulation using lagged pipe apparatus.
  3. Determination of heat transfer coefficient under natural convection from a vertical cylinder.
  4. Determination of heat transfer coefficient under forced convection from a tube.
  5. Determination of Thermal conductivity of composite wall.
  6. Determination of Thermal conductivity of insulating powder.
  7. Heat transfer from pin-fin apparatus (natural & forced convection modes)
  8. Determination of Stefan – Boltzmann constant.
  9. Determination of emissivity of a grey surface.
  10. Effectiveness of Parallel / counter flow heat exchanger.

REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING LAB

  1. Determination of COP of a refrigeration system
  2. Experiments on Psychrometric processes
  3. Performance test on a reciprocating air compressor
  4. Performance test in a HC Refrigeration System
  5. Performance test in a fluidized Bed Cooling Tower

BEYOND THE SYLLABUS:

1. Determination of  COP of a heat pump

LIST OF MAJOR EQUIPMENTS

  • Guarded plate apparatus
  • Lagged pipe apparatus
  • Natural convection-vertical cylinder apparatus
  • Forced convection inside tube apparatus
  • Composite wall apparatus
  • Thermal conductivity of insulating powder apparatus
  • Pin-fin apparatus
  • Stefan-Boltzmann apparatus
  • Emissivity measurement apparatus
  • Parallel/counter flow heat exchanger apparatus
  • Two stage reciprocating air compressor
  • Refrigeration test rig
  • Air-conditioning test rig
  • HC Refrigeration System
  • Fluidized Bed Cooling Tower