Understanding of the mechanics of solar systems

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Summary Statement - These are the competency Units and Elements. These elements must be addressed in the Summary Statement (see Section C). If you are applying for assessment as a Professional Engineer, you will need to download this page, complete it and lodge it with your application.

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Paragraph in the career episode(s) where the element is addressed

PE1   KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL BASE

PE1.1 Comprehensive, theory-based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline

In CE1, I researched on Composite Material Phases, such as Matrix and Dispersed Phase to prepare the fiberglass body of the car. I conducted a thorough comparison between these two methods and decided that the best course of action

In CE2, I studied the fundamentals of the wind turbine and mechanical structure of the blade. To fulfil this purpose, I used text books, articles published on internet and journals of companies that manufacture wind turbine blades.

In CE3, I study and irradiation calculation for the city of Peshawar. I discussed the nature and availability of solar radiation throughout the year. I mainly focused my investigation on devices which are used for collecting solar energy to produce heat and their classification, such as Non Concentrating Solar & Concentrating Solar Collector. Moreover, I researched on three popular consumption of solar heat collectors, which are Heating Swimming Pools, Heating Water for Domestic Use and Space Heating of Buildings

 

CE1.3.2

 

 

 

 

 

CE2.3.1

 

 

 

 

 

CE3.3.1

PE1.2 Conceptual understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline

In CE1, In order to simulate the doors of the vehicle, I chose Pro/Engineer Wildfire 5.0 software. I applied my technical knowledge in drafting which I learnt in CAD courses to take all details into account and model an efficient shape.

In CE2, I modelled a blade as a beam using MOM approach, by computing the stiffness EI and GI at different span wise stations and applying simple beam theory to calculate the stresses and deflections of that blade. I took modulus of elasticity for shear into account and I denoted different moments of inertia to measure the important structural parameters.

In CE3, I I used TSOL software to simulate solar collectors, such as Parabolic Dish, Parabolic Trough and Power Tower Systems. These simulations assisted me to develop a thorough understanding of their performance throughout the year and helped me in analysing the features and characteristic of such devices.

CE1.3.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

CE2.3.3

 

 

 

 

CE3.3.1

 

PE1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline

In CE1, I used my knowledge in project management to manage a team of 5 engineers to achieve the objectives. I used mechanical software and knowledge to design different part of an electric car

In CE2, I studied text books, journals and articles to analyse renewable energy systems. I reviewed technical drawings of commercial projects, in order to understand how different parts of a wind turbine system come together and learnt about the system topology.

In CE3, I established a strong theoretical understanding of the mechanics of solar systems, particularly in the field of Heat Transfer. I designed and manufactured components, such as heat exchanger, manifold and storage tank

CE1.3

 

 

 

 

CE2.3.1

 

 

 

 

CE3.3

PE1.4 Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline

In CE1, I researched on different component of an electric car and the manufacturing procedures. Moreover, I used professional engineering software to simulate and design canopy

In CE2, I simulated wind turbine blade and studied their features. Moreover I used FEA and ANSYS software to resolve mathematical problem. I conducted extensive mathematical analysis using differential equation.

In CE3, I worked on different aspect of a heat exchanger using solar heat collector. I simulated my system, designed and manufacture components and conducted tests on the efficiency of the final product

CE1.3

 

 

 

 

CE2.3

 

 

 

CE3.3

PE1.5 Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline

In CE1, I considered the trend of electrical car in the manufacturing industry.

In CE2, I took account of the widespread application of renewable energy in modern world specifically wind turbines and focused on them to learn how their mechanical structure is designed

In CE3, the project contributed to the design of an efficient closed loop heating system with the concept of solar collecting devices.

CE 1.2

 

 

CE2.2

 

 

 

CE3.2

PE1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline

In CE1, I managed the project and steered to the delivery stage. I conducted research. I simulated different part of the car. I designed and manufactured mechanical compartment and installed them on the car

In CE2, I applied FEA (Final Element Analysis) a numerical procedure to obtain solutions to a variety of problems in regard with steady, transient, linear, or nonlinear problems in stress analysis, heat transfer, and fluid flow. Moreover, I used ANSYS which is a strong software and is capable of performing static, dynamic, heat transfer, and fluid flow analysis to process the solution procedure faster

In CE3, I considered thermal insulation subject as an integral part of my thesis. I defined it as the reduction of heat transfer between objects in thermal contact or in range of radiative influence. I used my knowledge from courses like Thermodynamics to develop mathematical equation to conduct an extensive analysis on the characteristic of insulation. I used differential equation to formulate how heat behaves toward insulation and study the most effective approach to achieve optimum results

CE1.3

 

 

 

 

 

CE2.3.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

CE3.3.2

PE2   ENGINEERING APPLICATION ABILITY

PE2.1 Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving

In CE1, I considered features, such as Chemical Resistance, Dimensional Stability, Thermal Properties, Tensile Strength, Thermal Endurance, Moist Absorption, Electrical Insulation and Product Versatility in the design of the body structure. I was able to resolve many mechanical dilemmas which I encountered throughout the process by manipulating the mentioned characteristics

In CE2, I applied FEA (Final Element Analysis) a numerical procedure to obtain solutions to a variety of problems in regard with steady, transient, linear, or nonlinear problems in stress analysis, heat transfer, and fluid flow

In CE3, I employed a storage tank design to shift excess energy produced during day times of high solar availability times of low solar availability.

CE1.3.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CE2.3.2

 

 

 

CE3.3.3

PE2.2 Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources

In CE1, In order to simulate the doors of the vehicle, I chose Pro/Engineer Wildfire 5.0 software. I researched on Composite Material Phases, such as Matrix and Dispersed Phase to prepare the fiberglass body of the car. I incorporated the design procedure of a simple hydraulic system and analysed its effects on steering system. I simulated this hydraulic system with Automation Studio software and produced results and made comprehensive comparisons between Manual and Power Steering.

In CE2, I considered the NREL 5 MW reference wind turbine which is a theoretical three bladed HAWT, with configuration that has been established for the purpose of offshore wind turbine analytical studies. I determined the blade geometrical features, such as extrapolated definition near the tip, chord length. I simulated wind turbine blade airfoils surface using DU and NACA 64-618 aerofoil surface coordinates which were published by Delft University (Timmer, 2009) as Cartesian coordinates

In CE3, I used TSOL software to simulate solar collectors, such as Parabolic Dish, Parabolic Trough and Power Tower Systems. I used differential equation to formulate how heat behaves toward insulation and study the most effective approach to achieve optimum results. I manufactured the manifold of sus304steel because of properties, such as Deep Drawing, Corrosion resistance, Heat Resistance, Cold working and Hot Working

CE1.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CE2.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CE3.3

PE2.3 Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes

In CE1, I did an extensive research on the mechanical structure of electric car. I simulated different component. I used my CAD knowledge to produce technical draft of mechanical elements. I used my manual skills and university facility to implement my design and assemble the car

In CE2, I studied wind turbine blade mechanics. I simulated it under different conditions with professional software I troubleshooted my design by applying engineering methods. I applied FEA and ANSYS software to

In CE3, I studied the fundamentals of solar heat collector. I learnt about different components. I simulated parts with professional engineering software. I designed and manufactured the system elements. I conducted test on the final product and assessed its performance.

CE1.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CE2.3

 

 

 

 

CE3.3

 

PE2.4 Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects

In CE1, I appointed my team members to positions which I saw fit for them according to their backgrounds and strength. I organized fortnightly meetings to receive reports on the pace of the project. As for the meetings, I appointed chairperson and took meetings minutes. I asked for weekly progressive reports

In CE2, For finalising this project, I sought the assistance of lab demonstrator and used university facilities extensively.

In CE3, I arranged meetings with my supervisor and informed him of my intentions and the goals that I was determined to achieve. We did agree on a framework and the scale of the project

CE1.3.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CE2.2

 

 

CE.3.2

 

PE3   PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

PE3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability

In CE1, I managed a team of engineers and could finalise the project on due date and achieve all the objectives.

In CE2, I submitted literature review, reports on my experiments and was invited to present my findings in a seminar

In CE3, I performed my duties duly and submitted my project on time.

CE1.4

 

 

 

CE2.4

 

 

CE3.4

PE3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains

In CE1, I organized fortnightly meetings to receive reports on the pace of the project. As for the meetings, I appointed chairperson and took meetings minutes. I asked for weekly progressive reports to keep the team informed of what milestones have been achieved and what were the challenges needed to be tackled

In CE2, I sought the assistance of lab demonstrator and used university facilities extensively.

In CE3, I Submitted a literature review, poster & reports regarding my simulations & studies

 

CE1.3.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CE2.2

 

CE3.2

 

 

PE3.3 Creative innovative and proactive demeanour

In CE1, I conducted an extensive research and performed a high level of calculation to achieve the correct parameters for the fiberglass mould, which I proposed for the body

In CE2, I proposed the application of FEA (Final Element Analysis) a numerical procedure to obtain solutions to a variety of problems in regard with steady, transient, linear, or nonlinear problems in stress analysis, heat transfer, and fluid flow

In CE3, I used TSOL software to model functionalities of insulation, such as reducing heat loss, reducing the level of & and condensation reduction 2CO x NO

CE1.3.2

 

 

 

CE2.3.3

 

 

 

 

CE3.3.2

PE3.4 Professional use and management of information

In CE1, I studied electric machine structure which cover a wide range of different technological fields and investigated subjects related with these types of machines.

In CE2, I applied meshing for body sizing and refinement. In body sizing, I selected the geometry of which the meshing is required and specified the element size. I used refinement to make the edges finer. I considered that the blade has failed to operate and assumed the blade as a cantilever beam and apply a fixed support at the base of the blade.

In CE3, I considered thermal insulation subject as an integral part of my thesis. I defined it as the reduction of heat transfer between objects in thermal contact or in range of radiative influence. I used my knowledge from courses like Thermodynamics to develop mathematical equation to conduct an extensive analysis on the characteristic of insulation

 

CE1.2

 

 

 

CE2.3.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

CE3.3.2

PE3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct

In CE1, I researched on different aspects of electric car and different mechanical component performance

In CE2, I studied wind turbine system and managed my time to deliver all requirement of the project in due time with acceptable quality.

In CE3, I completed my tasks and managed  my responsibilities to ensure the project could finally be completed within schedule.

CE1.3.1

 

 

CE2.3.1 & CE2.4

 

CE2.4

 

PE3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership

In CE1, I had discussion with my group mate to determine the best approach. I organized fortnightly meetings to keep track of the project pace. As for the meetings, I appointed chairperson and took meetings minutes. I asked for weekly progressive reports to keep the team informed of what milestones have been achieved and the challenges which needed to be tackled.

 

CE1.3.1

 

 

 

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