Code: Automobile Engg0001
Multi Cylinder Four Stroke Water Cooled Diesel Engine Test Rig.
Multi Cylinder Four Stroke Water Cooled Diesel Engine Test Rig IC engines are widely used in automobile, domestic and industrial sector. They are classified according to cycle, number of cylinders, arrangement of cylinders, fuel used, type of ignition, valve arrangement, cooling system. Test rigs are used to find out the performance of an IC engine. It consists of an IC Engine, dynamometer, fuel measuring, air intake measuring and various other arrangements.
SCOPE OF EXPERIMENTATIONS:
To determine specific fuel consumption.
To determine Brake Horse Power.
To determine mechanical efficiency.
To determine Brake Thermal Efficiency.
To determine volumetric efficiency measurement.
To determine indicated thermal efficiency.
Single Phase, 220 V, 5 Amp.
Continuous Water Supply
10 LPM Approx.
3m X 2m
For RPM measurement
Type of Engine
Four cylinder, four stroke engine, vertical water cooled, self start, diesel engine.
Type of Loading
Electric Brake Dynamometer
The engine is coupled with electrical alternator with resistance loading arrangement. Digital voltmeter and digital ammeter is provided.
Hydraulic Brake Dynamometer
It consist of weighing gear, control gear, a dead weight in Kg unit suitable for testing the engine at different speeds. The engine and dynamometer are directly coupled on a substantial base plate.
Fuel measuring system
Fuel measuring system consists of a fuel tank, a burette and a three way cock arrangement.
Air intake measuring system
Air tank fitted with orifice and water manometer.
Measurement of Heat carried
It consists of inlet outlet piping with flow control valve, water away by Cooling water meter. Thermometers are provided to measure the inlet outlet temperature of water.
Exhaust gas calorimeter
Exhaust gas calorimeter - made of Stainless Steel including the body & the tubes for cooling water circulation and designed to get maximum temperature difference. The body of the calorimeter is insulated on all sides to prevent heat losses due to radiation. Thermometers are provided to measure the temperature of water and gas.