MicroHydroTurbine-FinalReport-Fall2009

MicroHydroTurbine-FinalReport-Fall2009 - EML 4905 Senior...

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Unformatted text preview: EML 4905 Senior Design Project A SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT PREPARED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Design of a Micro-Hydro Turbine Test Rig Fred Coll Andres Hernandez Nicholas Mohammed Advisor: Dr. Andres Tremante November 20 th , 2009 This report is written in partial fulfillment of the requirements in EML 4905. The contents represent the opinion of the authors and not the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. DESIGN OF A MICRO-HYDRO TURBINE TEST RIG EML – 4905 SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT 2 Ethics Statement and Signatures The work submitted in this project is solely prepared by a team consisting of Andres Hernandez, Nicholas Mohammed and Fred Coll and it is original. Excerpts from others’ work have been clearly identified, their work acknowledged within the text and listed in the list of references. All of the engineering drawings, computer programs, formulations, design work, prototype development and testing reported in this document are also original and prepared by the same team of students. Andres Hernandez Team Leader Nicholas Mohammed Team Member Fred Coll Team Member Dr. Andres Tremante Faculty Advisor DESIGN OF A MICRO-HYDRO TURBINE TEST RIG EML – 4905 SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT 3 Table of Contents Contents List of Figures .................................................................................................................... 6 List of Tables ..................................................................................................................... 9 1. Introduction ................................................................................................................. 11 1.1 Problem Statement .................................................................................................. 11 1.2 Motivation ............................................................................................................... 12 1.3 Literature Survey ..................................................................................................... 14 1.4 Discussion / Background ......................................................................................... 20 2. Project Formulation.................................................................................................... 22 2.1 Overview ................................................................................................................. 22 2.2 Project Objectives ................................................................................................... 22 2.3 Design Specifications .............................................................................................. 24 2.4 Constrains and other Specifications ........................................................................ 25 3. Conceptual Design ...................................................................................................... 27 3.1 Overview of Conceptual Design Developed ........................................................... 27 3....
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