controllers. UNIT III ELECTRICAL DRIVES AND CONTROLLERS 9 Introduction, Electromagnetic Principles, Solenoids and Relays, Electrical drives - stepper motors, servo motors.Programmable logic controller - Programming units - Memory - Input - Output Modules - Mnemonics - Timers- Internal relays - Counters - Shift Registers - Programming the PLC using Ladder diagram - Simple example of PLC application. UNIT IV SENSORS AND TRANSDUCERS 9 Resistive, capacitive and inductive transducers, Electric Position Sensors, Limit Switches, Optical encoders –Absolute and Incremental, Proximity Sensors, Solid State Sensors and Transducers, Temperature and pressure sensors. UNIT V MECHATRONICS SYSTEM DESIGN AND APPLICATION 9 Stages in designing Mechatronics Systems – Traditional and Mechatronics Design - Possible Design Solutions Case Studies of Mechatronics Systems, Pick and place robot – automatic Car Park Systems – Engine Management Systems TOTAL: 45 periods TEXT BOOKS 1. James Harter, Electromechanics, Principles and Concepts and Devices, Prentice Hall, New Delhi. REFERENCE BOOKS : 1. James Harter, Electromechanics, Principles and Concepts and Devices, Prentice Hall, New Delhi. 2. David W. Pessen, Industrial Automation Circuit Design and Components, John Wiley, New York, 1990. 45
3. Rohner, P., Automation with Programmable Logic Controllers, Macmillan / McGraw Hill, New York, 1996. 4. Brian Morris, Automatic Manufacturing Systems Actuators, Controls and Sensors, McGraw Hill, New York, 1994. 5. Goankar, R. S., Microprocessor Architecture Programming and Applications, Wiley Eastern, New Delhi, 1997. 6. Godfrey C. Onwuvolu, Mechatronics Principles and applications, Butterworth- Heinemann, New Delhi, 2006. URL Beyond the Syllabus: Robotic cam car Snake Robot Quad Rotors Ornithopters 46
UPT5MEA22 THERMAL ENGINEERING LAB L T P C 0 0 3 2 AIM: To be conversant with the various modes of heat transfer, the equipments employing them. OBJECTIVES To study basic equation of power cycles To study flow through centrifugal compressor and axial flow compressor To study flow through Turbines and combustion systems To study flow through Performance predictions List of Experiments 1. Determination of thermal conductivity using lagged pipe apparatus. 2. Determination of thermal conductivity using guarded plate apparatus. 3. Determination of Stefan Boltzmann Constant. 4. Determination of radiation from a grey body. 5. Determination of heat transfer co-efficient using pin-fin apparatus. 6. Determination of COP of refrigerant 7. Experiment on parallel flow heat exchanger 8. Experiment on counter flow heat exchanger 9. Determination of convective heat transfer coefficient during natural convection.
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