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PROJECT REPORT

On

“MODELING AND ENERGY OPTIMIZATION OF BELT CONVEYOR”


Submitted for partial fulfillment of the award of

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY

Degree from

UTTARAKHAND TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY,DEHRADUN

In

INDUSTRIAL AND PRODUCTION ENGINEERING

PAVAN KUMAR

RISHIKESH MECH

DEEPAK NAGARKOTI

SIDDHARTH KUMAR

Under the guidance of MR.VIJAY KUMAR

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL

AND PRODUCTION ENGINEERING

DEHRADUN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY(2014-2015)

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CERTIFICATE

This is to certify that PAVAN KUMAR (110070111035), SIDDHARTH


KUMAR(110070111047), DEEPAK NAGARKOTI (110070111017), RISHIKESH MECH
(110070111041) have completed their Major Project on “CONVEYOR SYSTEM”, submitted in
partial fulfillment for the award of degree of BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN
INDUSTRIAL & PRODUCTION ENGINEERING.

Prof. S. N. Basu VijayKumar


(HOD IPE) Asst. Prof

(Project Guide)

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CANDIDATE’S DECLARATION

We hereby declare that the work which is being presented in this Major Project Entitled,
“CONVEYOR SYSTEM” submitted to DEHRADUN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY,
DEHRADUN in the partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of the degree of
BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY in INDUSTRIAL & PRODUCTION ENGINEERING,
is an authentic record of our own work carried out from August, 2013 to April, 2014 under the
supervision of Asst. Prof VIJAY KUMAR in IPE DEPARTMENT, DIT, DEHRADUN.

The matter embodied in this project has not been submitted by us for the award of any other
degree.

Place:

Date

PAVAN KUMAR (110070111035)

RISHIKESH MECH (110070111041)

SIDDHARTH KUMAR (110070111047)

DEEPAK NAGARKOTI (110070111017)

This is to certify that the above statement made by the candidates is correct to the best of my
knowledge.

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List of figure
Fig 1.1: parts of conveyor system

Fig 1.2: conveyor system

Fig 2.1.1: conveyor belt system

Fig 2.1.2: conveyor belt application

Fig 2.2.1: roller chain

Fig 2.2.2: two different sizes of roller chain, showing construction.

Fig 2.2.4: layout of a roller chain: 1.Outer plate, 2.Inner plate, 3.Pin, 4.Bushing, 5.Roller

Fig 2.2.5: an example of two 'ghost' sprockets tensioning a triplex roller chain system

Fig 2.3.1(a): when a current passes through a coil of wire, a magnetic field is produced

Fig 2.3.1(b): a coil of wire through a magnetic field, a voltage will be induce

Fig 2.3.2(a): direction of current flow

Fig 2.3.2(b): magnetic lines of force (flux) from the N to S poles

Fig 2.3.2(c): a current carrying conductor in the air gap of two magnets

Fig2.3.2(d): the conductor will be pushed from stronger to the weaker field

Fig2.3.2(d): the current from the DC power source flows from the positive lead

Fig 2.4.1: alternator

Fig 2.4.6: alternator mounted on an automobile engine with a serpentine belt pulley

Fig 2.4.7: alternator Functional Diagram

Fig2.5.1(a): single enveloping worm gear

Fig2.5.1(b): double enveloping worm gear.

Fig 2.5.2: internal section of worm gear

Fig 2.6.6: 12volt battery

Fig 3.1: model of power optimization of conveyor belt

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TABLES OF CONTENT
TOPICS Page No
Certificate i

Declaration ii

Acknowledgement iii

Table of figure iv

Table of content v

CHAPTER 1 AN INTRODUCTION 1

CHAPTER 2 COMPONENTS USED

2.1 CONVEYOR BELT 5

2.1 CONNECTING CHAIN 7

2.3 SELF MOTOR 13

2.4 ALTRNATOR 19

2.5 WORMGEAR 29

2.6 BATTERY 32

CHAPTER 3 OUR PROJECT IDEA

3.1 WORKING PRINCIPLE 42

3.2 CALCULATIONS 43

CHAPTER 4 CONCLUSION 48

REFERENCES 49

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