MECHANICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY

Course Information

TitleΜΗΧΑΝΟΛΟΓΙΚΟ ΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΟ / MECHANICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY
Code127
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorZisis Samaras
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000302

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 187
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory636

Class Information

Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
20053185
DeletedYes
Type of the Course
  • Skills Development
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
Experimental set-up. Accuracy, reliability, repeatability. Systematic and stochastic errors. Statistic methods of measurement analysis. Statistical processing of measurement data. Distributions and error analysis. Error propagation. Introduction to measurement systems: Active and passive transducers. Static and dynamic characteristics of measurement instruments. Calibration parameters: linearity, hysterisis, zero drift and sensitivity. Handling, sampling, transfer and data storage. Tension, acceleration, temperature, heat flow, pressure and speed measurement techniques. Liquid in glass, bimetallic, pressure thermometers. Thermocouples. Resistance thermometers. Thermistors. Radiation thermometers. Pyrometers. Problems in temperature measurement in flows. Pressure measurement. Manometers. Piezocrystals, electromagnetic, variable resistance, capacitor, natural frequency and strained element instruments for pressure measurement. Flow velocity measurement. Use of Pitot, Pitot static. Fluid volume measurement. Force, distortion torque and dynamic response measurements. Balancing. Measurements of vibrations and evaluation of the results. Permitted values of dynamic loads for various groups of machines and of human beings. Application of the above in the fields of thermodynamics, fluid and aerodynamics, vibration and machine dynamics and machine tools with laboratory exercises and technical reports.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Laboratory Work
Total
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Last Update
30-10-2013