Course detail

Experiments in Fluid Systems

FSI-MITAcad. year: 2020/2021

The course presents the problem of hydraulic machine testing, model similarity, principles of measurement of basic hydraulic quantities, calibration, basic legislative for testing. Students will learn how to evaluate the characteristics of hydraulic machines.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Theoretical and practical knowledge of the experimental work and numerical interpretation of measurement and evaluation of characteristics

Prerequisites

Basics in hydrostatics, hydrodynamics, thermo mechanics

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

BEDNÁŘ,J.: Měření tekutinových systémů. Skriptum, VUT v Brně, 1981
BEDNÁŘ,J.: Měření tekutinových systémů. Skriptum, VUT v Brně, 1981
CHUDÝ, V.; Palenčár, R.; Kureková, E.; Halaj, M.; Meranie technických veličín : 1.vydání Bratislava : Vydavatelstvo STU, 1999. 688s. ISBN 80-227-1275-2.
CHUDÝ, V.; Palenčár, R.; Kureková, E.; Halaj, M.; Meranie technických veličín : 1.vydání Bratislava : Vydavatelstvo STU, 1999. 688s. ISBN 80-227-1275-2.
Normy IEC vztahující se k problematice měření hydraulických strojů.
Normy IEC vztahující se k problematice měření hydraulických strojů.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Teaching is suplemented by practical laboratory work.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Evaluation of the project reports, theoretically knowledge

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The goal of the course is to show the students experimental and measurement methods used in the branch of hydraulic machines and evaluation of the characteristics of hydraulic machines.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Seminars and written tasks on the excercises

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-FLI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Model similarity
2. The specific energy determination
3. Velocity, discharge, pressure, revolutions, torsional moment measurement
4. Measured signals analysis
5. The pump characteristic evaluation
6. Francis turbine characteristic evaluation
7. Kaplan turbine characteristic evaluation
8. Pelton turbine characteristic evaluation
9. The cavitation characteristic measurement and evaluation
10. Excursion
11. Excursion

Laboratory exercise

39 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Model similarity 2. The specific energy determination 3. Velocity, discharge, pressure, revolutions, torsional moment measurement 4. Measured signals analysis 5. The pump characteristic evaluation 6. Francis turbine characteristic evaluation 7. Kaplan turbine characteristic evaluation 8. Pelton turbine characteristic evaluation 9. The cavitation characteristic measurement and evaluation 10. Excursion

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