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S/EN/66. Hybrid electric vehicle

WORDS:
7950
DATE:
2015
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The paper looks at the features of a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) and its development providing information about the role of HEV, its structure and components, design alternatives and their selection, general requirements of HEV, the use of Solid Works modeler, principles of the hub gear motor, types and methods of the welding process, types of gear transmission, etc.

 

KEYWORDS: Hybrid electric vehicle, HEV,

 

C/N/1188. Testing compressive strength of steel, concrete cube and concrete prism: laboratory report

WORDS:
2750
DATE:
2015
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29.99 GBP

The paper looks at mechanical properties of materials with different configuration offering a laboratory report on compressive strength analysis of a steel specimen, concrete cubes and concrete prisms as construction blocks. The apparatus, materials, methods and procedures of the experiment are detailed, relevant calculations are presented.

 

KEYWORDS: Testing, compressive, strength, steel, concrete, cube, prism,

 

C/N/1160. Mechanisms of cracking process in metal

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2700
DATE:
2015
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29.99 GBP

The paper looks at the problem of corrosion that causes cracking of metal materials due to the diffusion of hydrogen and creation of voids. The mechanisms of the cracking process are explained, factors that affect hydrogen induced cracking in steel are identified, methods of corrosion prevention are discussed.

 

KEYWORDS: Cracking, metal, corrosion, steel,

 

C/EN/100. Fatigue as cause of mechanical failures

WORDS:
2150
DATE:
2015
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29.99 GBP

The paper looks at the fatigue phenomenon in machinery and engineering services identifying mechanical failures caused by fatigue, and discussing stress features that are used to assess the defects in the engineering components. The concepts of fatigue limit, fatigue strength, fatigue life cycle, etc. are defined and examined.

 

KEYWORDS: Fatigue, mechanical, failures, engineering,

 

C/N/1135. Fluid flow measurement: laboratory report

WORDS:
3000
DATE:
2014
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39.99 GBP

The paper reports on the experiment aimed to measure the pressure of differential and upstream velocity inside the flow tube using Bernoulli’s equation. Equipment used in the experiment is described, the experiment procedure is detailed, obtained calculations are analysed, the results of the experiment are evaluated.

 

KEYWORDS: Fluid flow, measurement, laboratory, report, pressure, velocity,

 

C/EN/98. Petrol engine performance test: laboratory report

WORDS:
3150
DATE:
2014
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39.99 GBP

The paper offers performance evaluation of a 4 stroke petrol engine reporting on an experiment conducted to determine brake specific fuel consumption, exhaust emission of the engine, exhaust temperature of the gas, brake power, thermal efficiency of brake, etc. Theory is reviewed on the measuring equipments used in the testing of engine performance. The procedure of the experiment is detailed, its findings are analysed and discussed.

 

KEYWORDS: Petrol engine, performance test, laboratory, report,

 

C/N/1134. Refrigeration system at work: laboratory report

WORDS:
2950
DATE:
2014
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29.99 GBP

The paper looks at the refrigeration cycle outlining its components and reporting on the experiment aimed to understand the operations of the refrigeration system. The instruments used in the experiment are described, the procedure of the experiment is detailed, its results are analysed and discussed.

 

KEYWORDS: Refrigeration, laboratory, report,

 

C/EN/96. Stressing simply supported beams, cantilever beams and twisting bars for torsion results: experiment report

WORDS:
3250
DATE:
2014
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39.99 GBP

The paper reports on the experiment in mechanical engineering aimed to examine the deflection of simply supported beams, the deflection of cantilever beams and the deflection of torsion of bars made of brass, steel and aluminium. The setup of the experiment is described, its results and findings are analyzed outlining measurement errors and suggesting recommendations about the correlation between theoretical values and measured values.

 

KEYWORDS: Stressing, simply supported beams, cantilever, bars, torsion,

 

C/EN/95. Operation of beams: experiment report

WORDS:
1600
DATE:
2014
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19.99 GBP

The paper reports on experiments aimed to study the principles of beams’ operation focusing on cantilever beam and simply supported beam. Experimental procedures are described, theoretical and calculated values are compared, conclusions are made about best materials to use for beams.

 

KEYWORDS: Beams, experiment,

 

C/EN/93. Inertia bending of connecting rod: laboratory report

WORDS:
1450
DATE:
2014
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19.99 GBP

The paper reports on a laboratory experiment aimed to study inertia bending of a connecting rod. The apparatus and procedure of the experiment are described making references to related theories. Analysis is conducted of applied loads and resulted stresses for connecting rods. Conclusions are made about optimal characteristics of a connecting rod required for the efficient performance of the engine.

 

KEYWORDS: Inertia, bending, connecting rod, laboratory,

 

S/EN/63. Dissertation. Engine Combustion Modeling

WORDS:
8950
DATE:
2014
PRICE:
89.99 GBP

The dissertation investigates the effects of different engine models and fuels on the performance of internal combustion engines. Literature is reviewed on the history and development of diesel technology, theories of thermodynamics and combustion, the nature of engine performance, and its dependence on fuel properties, power, torque, volumetric efficiency and specific fuel consumption. A one-dimensional engine model is developed to simulate its performance under various types of fuel properties and engine speed. The effectiveness of the engine performance is evaluated.

 

KEYWORDS: Dissertation, Engine, Combustion, Modeling,

 

C/EN/92. Design and manufacturing parameters of automobile bonnet

WORDS:
1500
DATE:
2014
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19.99 GBP

The paper looks at the design and manufacturing of the automobile bonnet detailing safety and quality requirements of the bonnet, its edge geometry, choice of material, manufacturing, assembly processes, etc.

 

KEYWORDS: Design, manufacturing, automobile, bonnet,

 

C/A/88. Fuel tank design: engineering perspective

WORDS:
3400
DATE:
2014
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39.99 GBP

The paper reports on the design of a fuel tank capable of storing hydrogen for the application of a fuel cell vehicle (FCV). Engineering approaches to the design are examined arguing the benefits of a combination of an insulated pressure vessel (IPV) with conformable properties, the use of structural stiffeners constructed from Aluminium, etc.

 

KEYWORDS: Fuel tank, design, engineering,

 

C/EN/86. Engine requirements of Ford Kuga

WORDS:
2600
DATE:
2014
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29.99 GBP

The paper looks at the engine requirements for a new car model Ford Kuga. Specifications and calculations are provided of the model’s engine characteristics including road load, aerodynamic drag, engine speed, engine size, time of acceleration, fuel consumption, integration of a hybrid electric driving system, etc.

 

KEYWORDS: Engine, requirements, Ford Kuga,

 

C/EN/81. Use of dynamometers in engine testing

WORDS:
3300
DATE:
2014
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39.99 GBP

The paper examines the application of dynamometers in measuring speed and torque. The use of dynamometers in engine testing is considered in the historical context making references to the development of the internal combustion engine (ICE), looking at the current technology of engine testing, describing the design of test cells for diesel engines, etc. A preliminary design is performed explaining the selection of the most appropriate equipment and estimating total costs of the testing cell.

 

KEYWORDS: Dynamometers, engine testing, internal combustion engine, ICE, diesel,

 

C/EN/80. Reliability-centered maintenance of industrial furnace for Toyota plant

WORDS:
1800
DATE:
2014
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19.99 GBP

The paper reports on the assessment of an industrial furnace for a Toyota engine manufacturing plant in North Wales. Definitions of reliability-centred maintenance (RCM) are provided, RCM process is detailed, RCM information and decision worksheets for the furnace are developed providing relevant commentary.

 

KEYWORDS: Reliability-centered maintenance, RCM, furnace, Toyota UK,

 

S/N/438. Methods of Materials Bonding

WORDS:
1100
DATE:
2014
PRICE:
19.99 GBP

The paper looks at the bonding of substances describing various methods of bonding, i.e. adhesive (glue) bonding, ultrasonic bonding, anodic bonding, nano particles interconnection, etc. The features of each bonding method are detailed.

 

KEYWORDS: Methods, Materials, Bonding,

 

C/M/3231. Conversion of oil-based boiler to gas-based boiler: project management

WORDS:
3250
DATE:
2013
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39.99 GBP

The paper looks at the reduction of fuel consumption in the production process of Protective Coating Ltd examining the company’s project to convert a heavy fuel oil based industrial boiler to a natural gas based industrial boiler in order to cut down the cost of energy. The aims, objectives and constraints of the project are outlined detailing techniques, activities, resources and risks associated with the management of the project.

 

KEYWORDS: Conversion, oil-based, boiler, gas-based project management,

 

C/EN/75. Electric cars and alternative fuel vehicles

WORDS:
3700
DATE:
2013
PRICE:
39.99 GBP

The paper looks at electricity based vehicles (EV) and alternative fuel vehicles, i.e. hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCV), describing their technical and performance features, focusing on various types of hybrid electric vehicles (HEV), considering emissions levels of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, etc.

 

KEYWORDS: Electric cars, alternative fuel, vehicles, hydrogen,

 

C/M/3208. Solar powered car as city commuter: design and development

WORDS:
3650
DATE:
2013
PRICE:
39.99 GBP

The paper reports on the design of a solar powered car that can be used as a city commuter by urban dwellers. The background of the project is described, the findings of a London commuters’ survey are discussed, the benefits of solar cells are outlined, pollution and sunlight levels in London are considered, relevant calculations and requirements are presented.

 

KEYWORDS: Solar, car, city, commuter, design, London,

 

C/C/463. Calculating geometry of piston's motion in ICE

WORDS:
1100
DATE:
2013
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19.99 GBP

The paper reports on the development of a MATLAB numerical computing script to model the geometry of the piston’s motion in the internal combustion engine (ICE). The advantages of using MATLAB for this application are explained, the process of developing and testing the MATLAB script is detailed. Conclusions are made about the design of the engine.

 

KEYWORDS: Geometry, piston, motion, ICE, internal combustion engine, MATLAB,

 

S/EN/58. Report on pressure measurement using differential pressure transducer

WORDS:
1550
DATE:
2011
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19.99 GBP

The paper reports on the experiment carried out to show the working of a pressure transducer (PT) and to explain the application of a differential PT in measuring pressure. The theoretical background of the experiment is provided, its procedure is described, the results are discussed. The paper has no references.

 

KEYWORDS: Measurement, differential pressure transducer,

 

S/EN/57. Polygon of Forces and Conditions of Equilibrium

WORDS:
2200
DATE:
2013
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29.99 GBP

The paper looks into the theory of forces reporting on the experiment aimed to define how to calculate the point of equilibrium where all forces add up to zero. A polygon of forces is formed to illustrate the state if equilibrium. The phenomenon of friction is demonstrated discussing benefits and disadvantages of friction.

 

KEYWORDS: Polygon, Forces, Equilibrium, friction,

 

S/EN/54. Lubrication systems in gas turbine engine

WORDS:
2200
DATE:
2013
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29.99 GBP

The paper examines lubrication systems (LS) in a gas turbine engine, providing description of a pressure relief valve system, full flow system, ball bearing assembly, spur gear pump, and vane pump. Advantages and disadvantages of each system are discussed.

 

KEYWORDS: Lubrication, gas turbine, engine,

 

S/EN/53. Trouble shooting, fault finding and solution proffering in engines

WORDS:
4500
DATE:
2012
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49.99 GBP

The paper looks at the problems found in a power generating engine detailing the steps of dealing with the problems of overheating, vibration, dilution, smokes emitted by the engine, and the refusal of the engine to start or pick up from idle state. Causes of each problem and possible solutions are examined.

 

KEYWORDS: Trouble shooting, fault finding, solution proffering, engines,