AE8512 Propulsion Laboratory Notes Regulation 2017

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LIST OF EXPERIMENTS

  1. Study of aircraft piston and gas turbine engines
  2. Velocity profiles of free jets.
  3. Velocity profiles of wall jets.
  4. Wall pressure measurements of a subsonic diffusers and ramjet ducts.
  5. Flame stabilization studies using conical and hemispherical flame holders.
  6. Cascade testing of compressor blades.
  7. Velocity and pressure measurements high speed jets.
  8. Wall Pressure measurements of supersonic nozzle.
  9. Flow visualization of supersonic flow.
  10. Study experiments

OUTCOMES

  • Capable to identify components and information of piston and gas turbine engine.
  • Able to analyze behavior of flow through ducts and jet engine components.
  • Ability to visualize flow phenomenon in supersonic flow.
  • Recognizes performance parameters of rocket propellants.
  • To be able to distinguish subsonic and supersonic flow characteristics.

LIST OF EQUIPMENT FOR A BATCH OF 30 STUDENTS

Sl.No Name of the Equipment Quantity Experiment No
1. Jet engine 1 1
2. Piston engine 1 1,2,31
3. Jet facility with compressor and storage tank 1 2,3,8,9,10
4. Multitube manometer 3 2,3,4,6,8,9
5. Wind tunnel 1 6
6. 0-5 bar pressure transducer with pressure indicator OR DSA pressure scanner 8 1 8,9
7. Ramjet facility 1 4
8. Conical flame holder model 1 5
9. Hemispherical flame holder model 1 5
10. Water flow channel 1 5
11. Compressor blade set 1 6
12. Schlieren or Shadowgraph set up 1 10
13. Convergent nozzle 1 8
14. Convergent divergent nozzle 1 7,8,9,10
15. Thruster with load cells 1 7