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This 5 page Class Notes was uploaded by Yasmeen Jenkins on Tuesday October 20, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to AREA 320 at SUNY College of Technology at Canton taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 27 views. For similar materials see /class/225538/area-320-suny-college-of-technology-at-canton in Energy Management at SUNY College of Technology at Canton.




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Date Created: 10/20/15
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY CANTON NEW YORK COURSE OUTLINE AREA 370 iEXPERIMENTATION amp MEASUREMENT II Prepared By Michael J Newtown PE Canino School of Engineering Technology October 2006 AREA 370 7 EXPERIMENTATION amp MEASUREMENT II TITLE Experimentation amp Measurement II COURSE NUMBER AREA 370 SHORT TITLE Experimentation amp Measurement II CREDIT HOURS 3 WRITING INTENSIVE COURSE OPTIONAL NA COURSE LENGTH 15 weeks SEMESTER S OFFERED Spring HOURS OF LECTURE LABORATORY RECITATION TUTORIAL ACTIVITY 3 two hour laboratory per week CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION In this laboratory course students will perform engineering measurements to acceptable standards They will also choose the method of measurement to achieve the accuracy necessary for use in alternative energy experiments A handson approach will furnish practical knowledge of the operation of various alternative energy devices and diagnostic tools The labs will re ect topics discussed in the AREA electives PREREg ZUISITESCOCOURSES AREA 320 Experimentation amp Measurement I STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES Upon completion of this course students will be able to 1 Apply knowledge of measurement principles 2 Use measurement equipment to characterize the performance of energy systems 3 Perform experiments on alternative energy systems 4 Analyze and interpret experimental results 5 Write technical reports to discuss experiments and results TEXT Holman JP F nerimental Methods for F 39 7th edition McGraw Hill 2001 REFERENCES Beckwith TG Marangoni RD and Lienhard V JH Mechanical Measurements 5m edition 1 AddisonWesley 1993 Figliola RS and Beasley DE Theog and Design for Mechanical Measurements 31d edition John Wiley amp Sons 2000 2003 ASHRAE Handbook HVAC Applications American Society of Heating Refrigerating and AirConditioning Engineers Inc Dickson Mary and Fanelli Mario Geothermal Energy Utilization And Technology 2005 Earthscan Publications Duf e J A and Beckman W A Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes 2quotd edition 1991 John Wiley amp Sons Inc Larminie James and Dicks Andrew Fuel Cell Systems Explained 2nd Edition 2003 John Wiley and Sons Manwell J F McGowan J G and Rogers A L Wind Energy Explained 2002 John Wiley and Sons United States Department of Energy 21st Century Complete Guide to Biofuels and Bioenergy Department of Energy Alternative Fuel Research Agriculture Department Biofuel Research Biomass Biopower Biodiesel Ethanol Methanol Plant Material Products Land ll Methane Crop Residues CDROM EQUIPMENT Wind turbine solar panels geothermal model fuel cell biofuel processor Associated instrumentation including anemometer pyranometers pyrheliometer digital multimeters watt meters oscilloscopes temperature and pressure sensors ow meters titration pH mass volume and etc GRADING METHOD PF AF etc AF MEASUREMENT CRITERIA Grading may include lab notebook lab reports homework quizzes and exams DETAILED TOPICAL OUTLINE N A LABORATORY OUTLINE see attached sheet E 0 gt1 LABORATORY OUTLINE AREA 370 7 Experimentation amp Measurement 11 Wind Turbine Module a Drag force measurement b Air velocity measurement c Collect and analyze wind data d Power curves of wind turbines e Efficiency of AC to DC conversion Solar Thermal Energy Module a Measure amp record beam and diffuse solar insolation on at and tilted panels Flatplate collectors Effects of glazing d Thermal energy storage Solar Photovoltaic Energy Module a Perform basic electrical measurements on various PV cells b Module and array design c IV and PV curves d Peak power point tracking Geothermal Module a Efficiency of heat exchangers b Pump sizing c Effects of ground loop systems d Earth temperature gradient Fuel Cell Module a Handling of Hydrogen b Set up of cell for power generation c Different fuel sources d Cell Contamination and cleaning 09 Biofuel Module a Biodiesel from vegetable oil b Oil extracted from wood chips c Heat values of various biofuels d Measuring moisture content of various biofuels e Methane extraction from landfills field trip Electrical Energy Storage a Battery types b Battery characteristics c Battery management


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