June 23, 2013
June 23, 2013
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Division Experimentation & Lab-Oriented Studies
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Updates to a Sequence of Thermodynamics Experiments for Mechanical Engineering Technology StudentsThis paper presents an outline of thermodynamics experiments and lab activities that accompanythe introductory thermodynamics course for Mechanical Engineering Technology juniors atXXX University. It compares the current suite of lab activities to a sequence outlined in anASEE conference paper presented in 1995. Some lab activities in that paper have been replaced,while others have been improved upon. In both cases the experiments have been found to beuseful in bridging the gap between theory and practice. The experiments expose the student tomodern instrumentation and the collection and processing of data. The purpose of this paper is topresent these lab activities so that other thermodynamics instructors may learn from ourexperience.
Beardsley, R. A. (2013, June), Updates to a Sequence of Thermodynamics Experiments for Mechanical Engineering Technology Students Paper presented at 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia. https://peer.asee.org/22672
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