HEAT TRANSFER FROM PIN-FIN APPARATUS

RANGE OF EXPERIMENTS TO BE CARRIED OUT:

  1. To study the temperature distribution along the length of a pin fin in natural & forced convection.
  2. To calculate Gr, Pr & Nu number in natural conviction.
  3. Calculate Re, Pr & Nu number in forced conviction.
  4. Calculate the value of m & obtain the temperature at various locations along the length of the fin in natural & forced conviction.
  5. Calculate the values of heat transfer rate from the fin & the fin effectiveness in natural & forced conviction.
  6. The experiments can be conducted at various values of input & calculation can be made accordingly.

EXPERIMENTAL SETUP :

  1. Band Heater Assembly.
  2. Pin type Fin.
  3. Blower Unit with orifice & manometer arrangement for measurement.
  4. Duct in which fin is fitted.
  5. Set of thermocouples

CONTROL PANEL : 

  1. 12 Channel Digital Temperature Indicator
  2. Dimmerstat : 0 – 2 A.
  3. Main’s On/Off Switch.
  4. Voltmeter :0 – 250 V.
  5. Ammeter :0 – 3 A.
  6. Blower On/Off Switch.

SPACE REQUIRED :

1.5 m.(L)x 1.0 m(W) table

SERVICE REQUIRED : 

230 v Ac Supply 50 Hz

WEIGHT : @ 70 Kg

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