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Design And Setup Of Low Cost Small Engine Dynamometer

Musthafah, Mohd Tahir and Yusmady, Mohamed Arifin and Safarudin Gazali , Herawan and Muhammad Zahir, Hassan and Mohd Azli , Salim and Muhamad Syahir, Ali and Abdul Muhaimin , Mohd Shafie (2012) Design And Setup Of Low Cost Small Engine Dynamometer. Project Report. UTeM, Melaka, Malaysia. (Submitted)

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Abstract

This paper will discuss about the design and development of a low cost small engine dynamometer for engine testing to measure engine performance i.e. power, torque and specific fuel consumption. The data and result were achieved by using a small hydraulic engine dynamometer with several considerations and standard that should be followed in order to have good engine dynamometer. Small engine had been used by coupling it with the hydraulic pump that come with the control valve and pressure gauge. Control valve was set to build back pressure inside the pumping area. When the engine starts, the pressure gauge will give a reading which can be used to calculate the engine torque. By using the engine torque, engine power can be obtained by multiplying the angular speed with engine torque. From the experiment data, the brake power of the single cylinder engine showed that it is almost similar to the specification given by the manufacturer. The low cost hydraulic engine dynamometer, which is Jess than RM 15,000 can be used to measure an engine performance. The engine power, torque, engine speed and air fuel ratio data can be achieved from our developed engine dynamometer.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dynamometer, Engines, Automobile -- Performance
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Library > Projek Jangka Panjang / Pendek > FKM
Depositing User: Ahmad Tarmizi Abdul Hadi
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2016 08:29
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2016 08:29
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/16849

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