Objective:
To determine the viscosity of three liquids using a Stormer Rotating Cylinder Viscometer. The
dynamic viscosity is calculated using the velocity gradient between two plates and making an
ap
Objective:
The mine purpose of this experiment was to get temperature sensors dynamic
response. Sensors do not respond to surrounding temperature immediately. In this experiment
response of individual
Objective:
To study the relationship between the dry-bulb and wet-bulb temperatures of air and
its humidity.
To determine the flow rate of air through the apparatus by using an orifice plate and a
man
Guideline for CHE 215 Lab Report
CHE 215 doesnt require formal lab reports. However, the following items are required for the
lab report.
1. One report per group. The report is due at the beginning of
DENSITY AND SPECIFIC GRAVITY MEASUREMENTS
I. DEFINITIONS
1. Density:
M
V
2. Specific Gravity:
S .G .
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Where F is the density of water at 4oC
II. MEASUREMENT OF LIQUID DENSITY
1. Pycnometer:
W W1
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DENSITY AND SPECIFIC GRAVITY MEASUREMENTS
I. DEFINITIONS
1. Density:
Density of a material is the mass per unit volume
M
V
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Thermal Conductivity and Diffusivity Measurements
I. Thermal conductivity measurements
Thermal conductivity is a transport property of a material. It indicates
how fast the heat can be conducted in th
Process Measurements (CHE 215)
A One-Semester, Second-Year Course
Department of Chemical Engineering
Ryerson University
Course Information Winter 2015
Instructor
Dr. Huu Doan
Email: [email protected]
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ACCURACY & ERROR OF INSTRUMENTS
I. RATING OF AN INSTRUMENT
1. Accuracy
Accuracy of an instrument is defined as the difference between the true
value (known input) and the measured value. Instrument ma
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Humidity Measurements
Fundamentals of Humidity
The amount of water vapour found in air can vary dramatically, from
almost zero to the point of saturation. Insufficient or excessive humidity,
or swings
LIQUID LEVEL MEASUREMENT
I. MECHANICAL DEVICES
1. Sight glass
2. Dip stick
3. Float
float
dip stick
float
liquid level
ruler
sight glass
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Objective:
To calibrate the orifice coefficient C o for a known orifice and use C o obtained to determine the
diameter of an unknown orifice. A turbine flowmeter is used in the experiment. The
magneti
FLOW MEASUREMENT
I. FLOW-OBSTRUCTION METHODS:
1. Pitot tube:
A pitot tube is a simple device used to measure fluid velocity at a
point in a flow as shown in a sketch below:
points 1 2
flow
h
pitot t
VISCOSITY MEASUREMENTS
I. Newton law of viscosity
Viscosity is the property of a fluid, which resists a force tending to cause
the fluid to flow. Consider two parallel plates, one is stationary and th
Objective:
1. To become familiar with the use and operation of a pressure Dead Weight Tester
2. To observe the effects of hysterics on Bourdon-tube pressure gauges
Results:
Table 1.1: experiment data
Objective:
To determine Reynolds number and to determine if flow is laminar or turbulent.
The Reynolds number is the ratio of inertia force to the viscous force of a flow. The Reynolds
number is used
VISCOSITY MEASUREMENTS
I. Newton law of viscosity
The dynamic or absolute viscosity is defined as:
yz
F
du
A
dy
(1)
Where yz is the shear stress between fluid layers in a laminar flow in the y-direc
ACCURACY & ERROR OF INSTRUMENTS
I. RATING OF AN INSTRUMENT
1. Accuracy
Accuracy of an instrument is defined as the difference between the true
value (known input) and the measured value. Instrument ma
DENSITY AND SPECIFIC GRAVITY MEASUREMENTS
1. Density:
M
V
2. Specific Gravity:
S .G .
F
Where F is the density of water at 4oC
I. MEASUREMENT OF LIQUID DENSITY
1. Pycnometer:
W W1
2
V
W1: empty pycn
Experiment 1
DEAD WEIGHT TESTERS
1. Objective:
1. To familiarize students with the use and operation of a pressure Dead Weight Tester.
2. To show the effect of hysteresis on Bourdon-tube pressure gaug
PRESSURE MEASUREMENT
Pressure is defined as force per unit area as below:
F
A
(1)
In SI units, force F is in [N], area A is in [m 2] and pressure P is in
[Pa]. In British unit, F is in pound force [Lb
LAB 2: Optical and Radiation Pyrometer
TA: Diba Mirriahi
Section: 4
Group Members: Joshua Castro,
Sam Chacko,
Sreerag Puthiyaveetil
Relationship between Current and Temperature
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