 MATLAB-BASICS, PYTHON-BASICS, NUMERICAL-ANALYSIS, MBD-BASICS, SOLIDWORKS-MBD, CFD-BASICS, SOLIDWORKS-FLOW-SIMULATION-BASICS  ### Projects

Curve fitting using MATLAB

Aim: Curve fitting using MATLAB Objective: Linear and cubic curve fitting of a set of data points. Plotting predicted data against raw data points. To measure the goodness of the fit. Theory: Curve fitting is the process of constructing a curve, or mathematical function, that has the best fit to a series of data points.…

Flow against bicycle

Aim: To calculate the drag force against a cyclist. Governing Equation: Fd= 1/2*r*A*V^2 where Fd=drag force r=density of the fluid which the body is resisting A=frontal area V=velocity Objective: To plot a graph between velocity and drag force at a constant drag coefficient. To plot a graph between drag coefficient and…

Simulation of forward kinematics of a 2R robotic arm

Aim: To simulate the forward kinematics of a 2R robotic arm. Objective: To animate and simulate the motion of the 2R robotic arm in the given workspace. Theory: Forward kinematics means the use of kinematic equations of a robot to compute the position of the arm of the robot from specified values for the joint parameters.…

Solving second order ODEs

Aim: Write a program to simulate the transient behaviour of a simple pendulum and to create an animation of its motion. Objective: Stimulate the motion between 0-20 seconds for angular displacement and angular velocity =3 rad/s at time t=0. Solve second order ODE of a simple pendulum with damping using lsode function in…

Air standard cycle

Aim: To write a program in MATLAB to plot an otto cycle and calculate its thermal efficiency. Objective: To solve the different state variables of otto cycle. To plot a P-V diagram. To calculate the thermal efficiency of an otto cycle. Theory: An Otto cycle is an idealized thermodynamic cycle that describes the…

Parsing NASA's thermodynamic data

Aim: ·         To extract the all the 14 coefficients of elements/compound from the data and calculate entropy, enthalpy and specific heat. ·         To plot the variation of these parameters with respect to specified local temperature…

Genetic Algorithm

Aim:To calculate the global maxima of a stalagmite functionIntroduction:A genetic algorithm is a search heuristic that is inspired by Charles Darwin's theory of natural evolution. This algorithm reflects the process of natural selection where the fittest individuals are selected for reproduction in order to produce offspring…

Air Standard cycle

Aim: To write a program in Python to plot an otto cycle and calculate its thermal efficiency. Objective: To solve the different state variables of otto cycle. To plot a P-V diagram. To calculate the thermal efficiency of an otto cycle. Theory: An Otto cycle is an idealized thermodynamic cycle that describes the functioning…

Flow against bicycle

Aim: To calculate the drag force against a cyclist. Governing Equation: Fd= 1/2*r*A*V^2 where Fd=drag force r=density of the fluid which the body is resisting A=frontal area V=velocity Objective: To plot a graph between velocity and drag force at a constant drag coefficient. To plot a graph between drag coefficient and…

Breaking Ice with Air cushion Vehicle - Find minimum pressure with Newton-Raphson method

Aim: Determining minimum pressure to break ice using an air cushion ice breaker - Newton Raphson method Objective: 1. Use the newton raphson method to find out the value of pressure for h = 0.6. 2. Find the optimal relaxation factor for this problem with the help of a suitable plot. 3. Tabulate the results of p for h =…

Rankine cycle stimulator

Aim  To Develop a  basic program that calculates the state points  To  add the thermodynamic relation to get the points inbetween the state variables. To plot rankine cycle on T-s and H-s curve. THEORY: The Rankine cycle is an idealized thermodynamic cycle of a heat engine that converts heat into mechanical…

Solving second order ODEs

Aim: Write a program to simulate the transient behaviour of a simple pendulum and to create an animation of its motion. Objective: Stimulate the motion between 0-20 seconds for angular displacement and angular velocity =3 rad/s at time t=0. Solve second order ODE of a simple pendulum with damping using odeint function…

Pipe flow simulation

Aim: Run a pipe flow simulation with an inlet Reynolds number of 100,1000 and 10,000. For each of these cases do the following Place line probes at 95%, 90% and 85% of the pipe length. Compare the normalized velocity profile at each of these locations Normalize the velocity profile by the inlet velocity. Theory: Geometry:…

Curve Fitting

1. What does popt and pcov mean?     popt- An array of optimal values for the parameters which minimizes the sum of squares of          residuals.     pcov-2d array which contains the estimated covariance of popt. The diagonals provide the variance of the…

Data Analysis

Aim: To read the data from the suitable file format and analyse the data,plot the graphs,calculate area under the given curve,power and specific fuel consuption. Theory: Code: # Data Analysis # By : Anubrat Padhee # Importing libraries import matplotlib.pyplot as plt import ast # To check if file is present or not try:…

Flow over cylinder

Aim: CFD analysis of a cylinder in which external flow takes place and running a baseline simulation and then calculating the Reynolds number and also the simulation end time. Reynold’s number increased by a factor of 20%, 40% and 100% and then run the transient flow simulation. Create pressure and velocity animation…

Flow over an airfoil

Aim: CFD analysis of subsonic flow over an NACA0017 airfoil over various angle of attacks and compare the lift and drag force. Theory: Airfoil: An airfoil (American English) or aerofoil (British English) is the cross-sectional shape of a wing, blade (of a propeller, rotor, or turbine), or sail (as seen in cross-section).…

Modelling and simulation of flow through a flowbench

Aim: To create a 3D model of flow bench in SOLIDWORKS and run a CFD baseline flow analysis. To plot valve lift vs. mass flow rate and valve lift vs. pressure drop in the system. Theory: Flow bench: An air flow bench is a device used for testing the internal aerodynamic qualities of an engine component and is related to…

Modelling and simulation of flow through a flowbench

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Analysis on a plate with a hole

Aim: To compare the performance of 2 separate plates with different hole geometries by performing static structural analysis using SOLIDWORKS simulation (FEA). CASE 1 Length=300mm Height=120mm Thickness=30mm Circular Hole at the centre Diameter=60mm Boundary conditions: Material-Alloy steel One end fixed Force-1000N (Tensile)…

Comparision of bending in beams

Aim: To compare the bending performance of three types of beams which are: rectangular section beam, I section beam and C section beam. Theory: Finite element analysis (FEA): It is a computational method where the whole geometry is discretized into smaller elements and a system of governing equations are applied to these…

Simulation of forward kinematics of 2R robotic arm

Aim: To simulate the forward kinematics of a 2R robotic arm using python. Objective: To animate and simulate the motion of the 2R robotic arm in the given workspace. Theory: Forward kinematics means the use of kinematic equations of a robot to compute the position of the arm of the robot from specified values for the joint…

Analysis of buckling phenomena

Aim: To perform a buckling analysis on a cyclone separator stand by creating a metallic stiffener on the legs of the stand and run the analysis to find out the change in buckling factor of safety. Theory:  In engineering, buckling is the sudden change in the shape of a structural component under loads such as the…

Frequency analysis of a rotating shaft

Aim: To carry out a frequency analysis of a rotating shaft in SOLIDWORKS. Theory: Procedure: Create a 2-D sketch with the basic dimensions of the sketch and using mirror function complete the 2-D cross-sectional sketch. Using revolve tool, create a 360 degree revolve of the sketch making it into a 3-D part model. Now assign…

Centrifugal pump design and analysis

Aim: To create a 3-D model of a centrifugal pump, run a baseline flow simulation where inlet flow takes place and then perform a parametric study for different velocities. To plot the performance diagram and obtain the relationship between pressure ratio and mass flow rate. Theory: Centrifugal pump: Centrifugal pumps are…

MBD of internal geneva mechanism

AIM MBD Simulation of an Internal Geneva Mechanism OBJECTIVES To create 3D models of the driver and driven wheels and assemble them to create the Internal Geneva Mechanism using Solid Works. To perform motion analysis, by rotating the driving wheel by 10 rpm(using 60 Frames per second) and 20 rpm(using 120 Frames…

MBD simulation of a planetary gear system

AIM MBD Simulation of a Planetary Gear System OBJECTIVES To design a Planetary Gear System with the given inputs. To run a simulation for the following cases. Giving Input speed of 200 RPM to Sun Gear and taking Output from Carrier, keeping Ring Gear fixed. Giving Input speed of 200 RPM to Ring Gear and taking Output from…

MBD simulation of a piston assembly

AIM MBD Simulation on a Piston Assembly OBJECTIVES To create 3D models of all the parts(i.e. Piston, Gudgeon pin, Connecting Rod, Crank) and assemble them in SolidWorks. To carry out the motion analysis in three different conditions- Wrist Pin offset- ‘0 mm’ and Crank Speed- 2000 RPM(clockwise) Wrist Pin offset-…

MBD simulation on IC engine valve train

AIM MBD Simulation on IC Engine Valve Train OBJECTIVES To create 3D models of all the parts(i.e.Cam, Push-Rod, Rocker Arm, Valve stem and Valve) and assemble them in SolidWorks. To carry out the motion analysis in two different conditions- Cam Lift- 3.5 mm, Speed 1500 RPM Cam Lift- 6 mm, Speed 1500 RPM   To plot the… ### Course Certificates

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