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C/EN/118. Deflection behaviour of steel and brass beams: laboratory report

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1600
DATE:
2015
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The paper reports on the experiment conducted to study deflection behavior of different engineering materials, particularly, steel and brass, used in engineering structures. The equipment, methods and procedure of the experiment are described, relevant calculations are presented, the results are discussed.

 

KEYWORDS: Deflection, steel, brass, beams, laboratory, engineering,

 

C/EN/114. Solutions to deflection problem

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2650
DATE:
2015
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The paper looks at the basic concepts of mechanics examining the design of machinery and frame structures for static loads, and offering theoretical and practical solutions to a deflection problem. The difference between theoretical values and measured values are examined providing related calculations. Recommendations are suggested about the ways to improve the correlation between theoretical and measurement data.

 

KEYWORDS: Solutions, deflection, mechanical, problem,

 

C/N/1234. Elijah McCoy: master mechanic and engineer

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450
DATE:
2015
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9.99 GBP

The paper looks at the life and work of the US engineer and inventor Elijah McCoy evaluating his innovations and contributions to engineering.

 

KEYWORDS: Elijah McCoy, mechanic, engineer,

 

C/EN/113. Tuning of four stroke internal combustion engine

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3300
DATE:
2015
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The paper looks at the technical characteristics of an internal combustion engine focusing on a four stroke diesel engine tuned by altering the fuel injection amount and heat release, and examining its difference from a petrol engine with regard to the fuel injection stage. Relevant calculations are presented.

 

KEYWORDS: Tuning, internal combustion engine,

 

C/EN/111. Design of Formula1 racing car

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4500
DATE:
2015
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49.99 GBP

The paper looks at the design of a Formula1 racing car considering the addition of an aerofoil and evaluating its impact on the car’s performance. The data of Formula 1 car are presented, calculations are provided of the variation of forces and its dependence on the aerofoil installation.

 

KEYWORDS: Design, Formula1, racing car,

 

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

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2750
DATE:
2015
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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

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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,

 

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,

 

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

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3700
DATE:
2013
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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

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3650
DATE:
2013
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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,

 

C/EN/67. Process flow diagram: gasoline production analysis

WORDS:
3100
DATE:
2012
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39.99 GBP

The paper examines the process flow diagram (PFD) of gasoline production examining conditions (T,P) for compressed syngas, material and energy balance for PFD, flow rates of light gas components, process and instrumentation diagram for the F-T synthesis reactor, etc. A critical review of the process scheme is presented.

 

KEYWORDS: Process flow diagram, PFD, gasoline production, analysis,

 

C/EN/66. Car steering systems: history, development and properties

WORDS:
5700
DATE:
2012
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59.99 GBP

The paper examines the steering systems of car/vehicles reviewing the history and development of steering systems, and providing a detailed description of the steering geometry, power steering mechanisms, speed sensitive steering, four wheel steering, front wheel steering, etc. Analysis of each system is presented, their safety is discussed.

 

KEYWORDS: Car, steering systems,