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Experimental Analysis for an Energy-efficient Product Design

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Conference

2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Seattle, Washington

Publication Date

June 14, 2015

Start Date

June 14, 2015

End Date

June 17, 2015

ISBN

978-0-692-50180-1

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Subjects in Renewable Energy and ET

Tagged Division

Engineering Technology

Page Count

10

Page Numbers

26.723.1 - 26.723.10

DOI

10.18260/p.24060

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https://peer.asee.org/24060

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76

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Alamgir A. Choudhury Western Michigan University

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Alamgir A. Choudhury is an Associate Professor of Engineering Design, Manufacturing and Management Systems at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan. His MS and PhD are in mechanical engineering from NMSU (Las Cruces) and BS in mechanical engineering from BUET (Dhaka). His interest includes computer applications in curriculum, MCAE, mechanics, fluid power, and instrumentation & control. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio and affiliated with ASME, ASEE, SME and TAP.

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Jorge Rodriguez P.E. Western Michigan University

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Abstract

Experimental analysis for an energy efficient product design Due to growing demand of energy efficient products in the market, investigation of energyusage in product life cycle is becoming an important factor in the design process.Conventionally, such a need is addressed by analysis of the subject in existing designs andsubsequent design improvement. Consideration of energy efficiency at an early stage may add tothe complexity of the design process, but payoff may be significant in terms of marketdominance and energy cost. In this paper a design process using energy efficiency as one of theprimary criteria is presented. A laboratory setup is developed to test performance of hydraulicsystem components. Experimental analysis of component behavior in functional prototype of ahydraulic system is used to select components for optimum performance of a system in real lifeoperational conditions. The methodology can be utilized in design of similar system whereenergy efficiency is a primary design criterion.

Choudhury, A. A., & Rodriguez, J. (2015, June), Experimental Analysis for an Energy-efficient Product Design Paper presented at 2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, Washington. 10.18260/p.24060

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