Measurement in Thermal Systems

Course Name: 

TH706 Measurement in Thermal Systems


M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Error Analysis in Experimental Investigations-Curve Fitting of Experimental Data. Methods of Measuring
Temperature-Thermocouple, Error Estimation. Convective and Radiation Affects. Measurement of Unsteady
Temperature-Optical Methods Shadowgraph, Schilieren and Interferometer, Spectroscopic Temperature
Determination. Measurement of Pressure, Vacuum, Level etc. Heat Flux Sponsors, Transient Experimental
Techniques for Surface Flux Rates. Measurement- Thermal Radiation, Volume Flow Rate, Velocity- Hot Wire and Hot Film Anemometer, Acoustic Methods. Measurement of Turbulence, Pollutants-Gas Chromatography.


E.G.R. Eckert and R.G. Goldstein, Measurement Techniques in Heat Transfer. E.O. Doebelin, Measurement Systems: Application and Design. T.P. Holeman, Experimental Methods for Engineers. H.D. Young, Statistical Treatment of Experimental Data.


Mechanical Engineering

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Dr. S M Murigendrappa

Professor and Head,

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK),


P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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