Towards the development of a low-cost soil drying oven

Chand, Praneel and Foulkes, Matt and Kumar, Ajay (2021) Towards the development of a low-cost soil drying oven. 2021 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON), Auckland, New Zealand, 7-10 December, 2021. (In Press)

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A significant portion of engineering education involves practical activity. This requires educational institutions to have appropriate resources for labs and projects. Financial constraints often drive the need for innovative solutions to meet this requirement. Hence, this paper presents the design of a low-cost soil drying oven for use in civil engineering labs and projects. The oven was designed by electrical and mechanical engineering students and is based on locally available parts. A prototype is under construction for evaluation.

Item Type:Paper presented at a conference, workshop or other event, and published in the proceedings
Keywords that describe the item:engineering projects, mechatronics, soil drying oven, low-cost
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Schools > Centre for Engineering and Industrial Design
ID Code:7858
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Deposited On:15 Nov 2021 22:26
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