TecQuipment Drive Systems Kit – ES11

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Description

This versatile kit is part of a series that allows many experiments using different arrangements of their parts. Students, teachers or lecturers fit the parts of the kit to the Work Panel (ES1) (supplied separately) to study or show an engineering science topic.

This kit includes three different drive systems to show their relative advantages and disadvantages.

Students test a universal coupling, a belt drive and a chain drive to see how they work and how they differ in the way they transfer motion (power).

The kit includes extra parts to help show the importance of the angle of lap around a pulley and its relationship with friction.

The kit introduces students to key engineering terms such as gear ratio, pulley ratio and efficiency.

TecQuipment supplies a CD-ROM with the Work Panel (ES1). It includes all the worksheets, guidance notes and lecturer notes (with answers) needed for typical experiments with each kit. The selection of parts in the kits and the choice of fixing points on the Work Panel means that teachers or lecturers may extend the experiments to an even greater range.

Key features:

  • One of a series of 18 kits for experiments in fundamental engineering science topics
  • For use on any engineering course from foundation to postgraduate
  • Flexible and modular – each kit fits onto the Work Panel (ES1) for experiments and classroom demonstrations
  • Supplied in a hard-wearing storage tray with moulded insert to hold parts securely and a graphical list to help check the kit contents
  • Rugged and durable parts for safe ‘hands-on’ experiments – allowing better understanding
  • Contains all parts needed for experiments with three popular drive systems

Learning outcomes:

  • Power transfer, efficiency and direction in a belt drive
  • Power transfer and efficiency in a chain drive
  • Input and output relationships of a universal coupling
  • Friction and angle of lap on a pulley

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