### FLUID POWER LAB-4TH SEM MECH ENGG DIPLOMA KARNATAKA

###### FLUID POWER LAB

Subject Title                          :           Fluid Power Lab

### Subject Code                 :

Periods/Week                      :           06

Periods/Semester                 :           96

TIME SCHEDULE

 S. No. Name of Experiment No of Hours allotted A)    Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machines 1 Venturimeter 06 2 Notches 06 3 Pipe Friction 06 4 Pelton Wheel 06 5 Kaplan turbine 06 6 Francis turbine 06 7 Reciprocating pump 06 8 Centrifugal Pump 06 9 Jet  Pump 03 B) Pneumatics Circuits 40 10 Industry innovations 05 11 Tests and Revisions 06

Total                                   96

## OBJECTIVES

On Completion of the Course, the student should be able to:

1.        Appreciate the practical applications of venturimeter.

2.        Appreciate the practical applications of Notches

3.        Understand the importance of pipe friction in practical environment.

4.        Understand the method of evaluating the performance characteristics of pelton wheel, for a given set of input data.

5.        Understand the method of evaluating the performance characteristics of Kaplan turbine, for a given set of input data.

6.        Understand the method of evaluating the performance characteristics of Francis turbine for a given set of input data.

7.       Understand the method of evaluating the performance characteristics of the reciprocating pump

8.       Understand the method of evaluating the performance characteristics of the Centrifugal pump

9.        Study   the working  of  a jet  pump

10.     Prepare simple hydraulic & pneumatic circuits.

11.    Compare the performance of hydraulic & pneumatic systems.

12.    Identify the faults & suggest remedies in hydraulic & pneumatic circuits.

13.    Select proper circuit considering its application

14.    Connect different components as per given drawing

15.    Perform repairing and replacement of defective components in the circuit

16.    Draw the hydraulic and pneumatic circuits using symbols

COURSE CONTENTS

1.      Determination of Coefficient of discharge of Venturimeter.

2.      Determination of hydraulic coefficients  of Rectangular and V-Notch

3.      Determination of major losses in pipes due to friction.

4.      Draw the performance characteristics for Pelton wheel.

5.      Draw the performance characteristics for Kaplan turbine.

6.      Draw the performance characteristics for Francis turbine.

7.      Draw the performance characteristics for of a reciprocating pump

8.      Draw the performance characteristics for Centrifugal pump

9.      Study  of a  jet  pump

10.  Control of actuators by simple hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.

11.   Demonstration of meter in and meter out circuit.

12.   Demonstration of sequencing circuit.

13.   Demonstration of hydraulic circuit for shaper machine.

14.   Demonstration of pneumatic circuit for speed control of double acting cylinders.

15.   Demonstration of pneumatic circuit for speed control of pneumatic motor.

16.   Study of trouble shooting procedures of various hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.

. SCHEME OF VALUATION

 Serial no Description Marks 1 Writing procedure                        a)One experiment on Fluid mechanics/Machines b)One experiment on Pneumatics 20 2 Conducting of Experiment                       a)One experiment on Fluid mechanics/Machines (Group of Five) b) One experiment on Pneumatics (Individual) 25 3 Calculation,results,Inference(Both experiments) 35 4 Viva 20

Total                                               100