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Energy Analysis Lab
ENRGY A&D LAB
CLASS CODE: ME 424 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Laboratory experience analysing thermodynamic and heat transfer systems.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: - Rankine Cycle
- Performance and efficiency of an internal combustion engine
- Refrigeration Cycle
- Evaporative Cooler
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The student will:
1. Plan and conduct an experiment to analyze a working small scale Rankine cycle.
2. Analyze data collected from above experiment and submit a full written report in proper format describing the experiment, equipment, technique, results, etc.
3. Plan and conduct an experiment to analyze the performance and efficiency of an internal combustion engine.
4. Analyze data collected from above experiment and submit a written report describing the experiment, equipment, technique, results, etc.
5. Plan and conduct an experiment to analyze a working refrigeration cycle.
6. Analyze data collected from above experiment and submit a written report describing the experiment, equipment, technique, results, etc.
7. Plan and conduct an experiment to analyze an evaporative cooler.
8. Analyze data collected from above experiment and submit a written report describing the experiment, equipment, technique, results, etc.
REQUIREMENTS: Specified by instructor
PREREQUISITES: ME 322 and concurrent enrollment in ME 423.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003