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Lovely Professional University, Punjab

Course Code MEC411 Course Category Course Title RAC AND TURBO MACHINERY LABORATORY Practical Course Course Planner 16140::Praveen Kumar Lectures 0.0 Tutorials Practicals Credits 0.0 2.0 1.0

TextBooks Sr No T-1 Title REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING Reference Books Sr No R-1 Other Reading Sr No OR-1 OR-2 OR-3 OR-4 Journals articles as Compulsary reading (specific articles, complete reference) International Journal of Refrigeration (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01407007) , http://www.ishrae.in/journals/2003jan/article02.html , http://www.ishrae.in/journals/2003july/article03.html , Refrigeration Equipment(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780750636889) , Title Basic Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Author P N Ananthanarayanan Edition 3rd Year 2006 Publisher Name Tata McGraw Hill, India Author C P ARORA Edition 3rd Year 2012 Publisher Name Tata McGraw Hill, India

Relevant Websites Sr No RW-1 RW-2 (Web address) (only if relevant to the course) http://nptel.iitm.ac.in/courses/Webcourse-contents/IIT http://nptel.iitm.ac.in/video.php?courseId=1025 Video lectures from IIT professors Salient Features (Web adress) (only if relevant to the courses) (Web adress) (only if relevant to the courses)

*Each experiment of the lab will be evaluated using following relative scheme:
Component J/E WR VIVA % of Marks 20 50 30

Detailed Plan For Practicals


Practical No Practical 1 Broad topic (Subtopic) Practical Description Learning Outcomes To find the coefficient of performance of a vapour compression refrigerator Equipment Used Vapour compression test rig with evaporator, reciprocating device, condenser ,receiver, throttling device and R134A as refrigerant Vapour compression test rig with evaporator, reciprocating device, condenser ,receiver, throttling device Refrigeration System: Vapour We will perform the real life practical Compression System(Experimental problems on our laboratory. evaluation of a vapour compression plant performance using R134a as refrigerant.) Refrigeration System: Vapour We will perform the real life practical Compression System(To calculate problems on our laboratory. Coefficient Of Performance for Vapour compression refrigeration test Rig and studying the effect of variation in pressure in the evaporator and condenser on the COP.) Refrigeration System: Vapour We will perform the real life practical Compression System(Measure the Joule- problems on our laboratory. Thomson coefficient of carbon dioxide. Compare the calculated value with that calculated from the equation of state.) Vapour Absorption System(To calculate the COP of a vapour absorption refrigeration system.) We will perform the real life practical problems on our laboratory.

Practical 2

To find the coefficient of performance of a vapour compression refrigerator

Practical 3

We can find out the joule thomson coefficient

Throttling device

Practical 4

To find the Coefficient of performance Vapour absorption test rig with of Vapor absorption refrigeration generator evaporator, condenser system To find the coefficient of performance Vapor compression air conditioning test of a vapour compression air conditioner rig, with evaporator, reciprocating device, condenser ,receiver, throttling device To determine the output power of pelton turbine To determine the efficiency of the pelton turbine To plot the performance characteristics curves To learn about the various sections of fluid valves Study of this experiment involves investigate the characteristics of reciprocating pump and to find out total head, pump efficiency, overall efficiency and volumetric efficiency to plot the graph at various speeds, head Vs discharge and pump efficiency Vs Discharge. We can understand the how axial flow compressor works Pelton wheel set up Water supply 3-Phase supply, 440 volt AC Drain Space required: 2.5mx1.5mx3.0m Valves Double acting-single cylinder Reciprocating pump, AC motor, pressure gauge, vacuum gauge, sump tank, measuring tank, stop watch etc.

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Air Conditioning System(To calculate the We will perform the real life practical COP of a air conditioning test rig during problems on our laboratory. (i) Heating (ii) Cooling (iii) Humidification (iv) Dehumidification (v) Mixing of air streams) Hydraulic Turbines(To study the operation of a pelton wheel turbine.) We will perform the real life practical problems on our laboratory.

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Practical 7 Practical 8

Hydraulic Turbines(Study of cut sections We will perform the real life practical of fluid valves.) problems on our laboratory. Hydraulic Pumps(To study and perform test on a Reciprocating pump.) We will perform the real life practical problems on our laboratory.

Practical 9

Hydraulic Pumps(To study the performance of axial flow compressor at various discharge pressures and speeds.)

We will perform the real life practical problems on our laboratory.

Axial flow compressor.

Practical 10

Hydraulic Pumps(To evaluate the We will perform the real life practical performance of an axial flow fan at problems on our laboratory. various heads and speeds (to plot the graphs: Efficiency Vs Discharge and Head Vs Discharge). Also, find its overall efficiency.)

i) To learn the variation of discharge with the speed of the fan. ii) To learn the variation of discharge with the head of the fan. iii) To learn the variation of efficiency with the discharge of the fan.

Axial Fan Test Rig

SPILL OVER
Practical 11 All practicals It will be helpful for those students who All the equipment''s that is necessary were absent on any class. for particular practical. Which we have already mentioned in individual practical. It will be helpful for those students who All the equipment's that is necessary for were absent on any class. particular practical. Which we have already mentioned in individual practical.

Practical 12

All practicals