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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
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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

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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
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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
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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

WORDS:
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,

 

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,

 

S/EN/52. Maintenance and servicing of power generation engines

WORDS:
860
DATE:
2012
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9.99 GBP

The paper addresses the maintenance of power generation engines explaining the use of oil sensors and the coolant sensors, the tools and procedures of lubrication servicing, etc.

 

KEYWORDS: Maintenance, servicing, power generation, engines,

 

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,

 

C/EN/65. Gasoline production process flow: diagram analysis

WORDS:
3250
DATE:
2012
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39.99 GBP

The paper looks at the processes involved in gasoline production examining the diagram of the production process flow, material balance corresponding to the process flow diagram (PFD), temperature and pressure conditions needed in PFD for energy recovery, piping and instrumentation diagram, etc.

 

KEYWORDS: Gasoline production, process flow diagram, PFD,

 

C/EN/64. Fatigue in mechanical design

WORDS:
1900
DATE:
2012
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19.99 GBP

The paper looks at the effects of fatigue on the design of mechanical devices exploring the forms of the stress cycle, fatigue failure, fracture mechanics and geometrical factors. The cumulative damage of stress factors is explained, methods of predicting and preventing mechanical fatigue are described.

 

KEYWORDS: Fatigue, mechanical design, cumulative damage, stress,

 

C/OM/449. Process of Cermet Manufacturing and Forming

WORDS:
2250
DATE:
2012
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29.99 GBP

The paper looks at the process of manufacturing cermets (metal bonded ceramic) defining types of cermets, detailing the properties of tungsten carbide, and describing the steps of its manufacturing and forming. The use of rolling mills in the forming of tungsten carbide is examined outlining resources required to operate and maintain them.

 

KEYWORDS: Cermet, manufacturing, forming,

 

C/OM/439. Use of Ball Milling in Manufacturing

WORDS:
2700
DATE:
2012
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29.99 GBP

The paper looks at the grinding medium of ball milling and its use for grinding crushed materials. The working of a ball mill is explained, the advantages of ball milling are highlighted. A case study of the SMB ball mill is conducted examining the features of the machine and its use in Shanghai Shebang Machinery Company.

 

KEYWORDS: Ball Milling, Manufacturing, Shanghai Shebang Machinery, grinding,

 

C/EN/59. Dissertation outline. Corrosion mitigation in UK oil and gas industry

WORDS:
520
DATE:
2012
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9.99 GBP

The paper offers an outline of the dissertation on the techniques of oil and gas corrosion management providing a summary of the project, describing its deliverables and indicating resources that will be needed for the research.

 

KEYWORDS: Dissertation outline, Corrosion mitigation, UK oil and gas industry,

 

C/EN/58. Cold Box Compressor Fridge for Immunization Services

WORDS:
1000
DATE:
2012
PRICE:
19.99 GBP

The paper looks at the methods applied in the process of immunization suggesting the use of a cold box system as an alternative technology for temperature control of vaccines. The design and specifications of the cold box are detailed.

 

KEYWORDS: Cold Box, Compressor Fridge, Immunization, temperature control, vaccines,