Armfield's range of internal combustion engines encompasses automotive and aviation power units, each one mounted on a small test bed and providing a complete engine learning system. Each system comes with LabVIEW™ based ArmSoft™ software, which can be used to run the engine from a personal computer. The software incorporates a full range of facilities.
The Armfield CM11MkII biofuel compatible, Gasoline Engine provides a self-contained engine test rig, which enables students to investigate a range of engine performance characteristics. The unit is designed to be linked to a computer, and is supplied with sophisticated educational data acquisition software.
The Armfield CM 12 is a self-contained diesel engine test rig, which enables students to investigate typical engine performance parameters. The unit is designed to be linked to a computer and is supplied both with educational data acquisition and control software, as well as the engine manufacturers diagnostic software for monitoring the status of the Engine Control Unit (ECU).
The Armfield CM14 is an aeronautical axial flow gas turbine engine. Easily connected to the user's PC, the unit is supplied with powerful educational software to control and measure a wide range of performance variables and record data. The engine is the small compact Olympus HP E-start turbine engine, comprising a single-stage radial compressor, an annular combustion chamber and a low-mass, high-performance axial flow turbine.