Laboratories

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has a complete range of specialized laboratories with up-to-date equipment for teaching and learning. Laboratories provide an environment for students to reinforce their understanding of the fundamental principles of Mechanical Engineering and apply that knowledge through hands-on learning using current technology. The following are the laboratories in this department.

Engineering Practices Laboratory

The fresher’s who are coming for professional education must be aware of all type of engineering works with proper standard procedure.This Laboratory is used to provide exposure to the first year students with hands on experience on various basic engineering practices in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Major Equipment’s:

  • Arc & Gas Welding Equipment’s
  • Smithy Furnaces
Thermal Engineering Laboratory – I

Internal Combustion engines are the heart of an Automobile application. So, the study of IC engines is necessary for a Mechanical engineer.Thermal Engineering Laboratory-I trains the students with principles and operation of various Internal Combustion Engines used in Automobiles and steam generators and turbines for power generation application.Analysis of Internal Combustion Engines by doing various testing to define the specifications.Study and analysis of various liquid fuels properties for using as a fuel in Internal Combustion Engines.Most of the Power Generation is happening through the following devices called Steam generators and Steam Turbine.Study and analysis of various testing of steam turbine and steam generators are performed by students in thermal lab.

Major Equipment’s:

  • Four Stroke Diesel Engine-Cut section model
  • Two Stroke Petrol Engine Cut section model
  • Red Wood Viscometer
  • Flash and Fire point Apparatus (Closed cup Apparatus)
  • 4 stroke diesel Engine with Retardation test
  • 4 stroke diesel Engine with Heat balance test
  • 4 stroke diesel Engine with Performance test
  • Multi -cylinder Petrol Engine with Morse test
  • Single cylinder Petrol Engine with data Acquisition System
  • Boiler with Steam Turbine setup

Content beyond syllabus

Our Mechanical Engineering students to get more exposure in the fields of heat transfer we are additionally providing lab experiments

  • performance evaluation of boiler and steam turbine
  • Performance evaluation cooling tower
  • To find the viscosity in redwood viscometer
Thermal Engineering Laboratory – II

Heat transfer is the science dealing with the transfer of energy in the form of heat from one body to another as a result of temperature difference between them.Heat transfer lab deals with the experiments at steady and transient conditions to understand the mechanisms of heat transfer and heat transfer through extended surfaces.

Major Equipment’s:

  • Refrigeration test rig –R134A
  • Air-conditioner test rig.
  • Cooling Tower
Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Laboratory

Fluid Mechanics and Machinery lab equipped with the Pelton turbine, Francis turbine, Kaplan turbine, double acting reciprocating pump, submergible pump, mono block pump, and piston pump.The objective of this laboratory is to study the operating characteristics of hydraulic machines and flow devices.The laboratory is important for Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering students.

Major Equipment’s:

  • Pelton wheel turbine
  • Kaplan turbine
  • Francis turbine
  • Centrifugal pump
  • Reciprocating pump
  • Submersible pump
  • Gear pump
  • Jet pump
  • Flow through pipes
CAD/CAM Laboratory

Knowledge of this laboratory helps the students to design better products that will more precisely meet customer requirements. It means reducing cost while improving quality, and growing product value with every product release.CAD/CAM and its tools, empower companies to design, simulate, and manufacture products in an integrated environment.

Major Equipment’s:

  • Computer Numerical Control Bench Milling M/C
Software
  • CNC Tutor Fanuc OT/OM
  • V R Milling
  • Master cam Level 2
  • V R CIM Etc
  • Edge Cam 10.0
Manufacturing Technology Laboratory – I

This laboratory is aimed at providing an introduction to the Know-how of common processes used in industries for manufacturing parts by removal of material in a controlled manner.Auxiliary methods for machining to desired accuracy and quality will also be covered.The emphasis throughout the laboratory course will be on understanding the basic features of the processes rather than details of constructions of machine, or common practices in manufacturing or acquiring skill in the operation of machines.Evidently, acquaintance with the machine is desirable and the laboratory sessions will provide adequate opportunity for this.

Major Equipment’s:

  • Vertical Milling Machine
  • Centre Lathe
  • Shaping Machine
Manufacturing Technology Laboratory – II

Manufacturing technology lab – II enhances students to study and practice the various machining operations that can be performed in lathe, shaping, drilling, milling etc. and equip students with the practical knowledge required in the manufacturing/production companies.This lab helps students to study and practice the basic machining operations in the special purpose machines and acquire its applicability in the real time components manufacturing industries.

Major Equipment’s:

  • Capstan &Turret Lathe
  • Universal Milling Machine
  • Cylindrical Grinding Machine
  • Surface Grinding Machine
  • Slotting Machine
  • Magnesium Stir Casting Furnace
Kinematics and Dynamics Laboratory

The study of dynamics is a key component of every undergraduate engineering course, but is especially relevant to Aerospace Engineering.We will do experiments, designs, and hands-on homework that are intended to help students develop an intuition or feel for dynamics.Furthermore, we take the study of simple motions one step further by introducing the fundamental concepts of vibrations and control in this introductory course.Vibration analysis is critical to aerospace vehicle design, and as engineers we are not content to understand the motion of vehicles, but rather we often seek to modify it to suit mission requirements.

Major Equipment’s:

  • Universal Governor Apparatus
  • Dynamic Balancing Machine
  • Whirling of Shaft Apparatus
  • FFT Analyzer
  • Spring Mass System
Metrology and Measurements Laboratory

The laboratory is to equip students with knowledge on common linear and angular measuring instruments meant engineering measurements.In science and engineering, objects of interest have to be characterized by measurement and testing.Measurement is the process of experimentally obtaining quantity values that can reasonably be attributed to a property of a body or substance.Metrology is the science of measurement.Testing is the technical procedure consisting of the determination of characteristics of a given object or process, in accordance with a specified method.

Major Equipment’s:

  • Profile Projector
  • Auto Collimator
  • Electronic Comparator
  • Optical Comparator
  • Pneumatic Comparator
Mechatronics Laboratory

The Mechatronics Lab provides state of the art facilities and experimental setups to learn and enjoy the field of mechatronics.Modern society depends on mechatronic-based systems for modern conveniences.From intelligent appliances to safety features in cars such as air bags, and antilock brakes, mechatronic systems are widely used in everyday life.The term “mechatronics” was coined by Yasakawa Electric Company more than 40 years ago to refer to the use of electronics in mechanical control.

Major Equipment’s:

  • Hydraulic Trainer with Lab View Interface
  • Basic Electro Hydraulic Trainer Kit
  • Basic Electro Pneumatic Trainer Kit
  • Basic Electro Pneumatic Trainer Kit with PLC
  • Basic Pneumatic Trainer Kit
  • 8051 Micro Controller Trainer Kit with Stepper Motor
  • Air Compressor with Storage Tank
Simulation Laboratory & Analysis Laboratory

This lab provides an analysis and simulation software ‘ANSYS” for the students to be familiar in analysis and simulation.Computing has completely changed the world in the past decade and its power is continually increasing.Computer Aided Engineering is the use of simulation and software packages to help assist in engineering design, cutting down the amount of time and cost in product development.Computer Aided Engineering (Analysis & Simulation) is the use of Computer to support Mechanical engineers in tasks such as analysis, simulation, design, manufacture, planning, diagnosis, and repair.

Major Equipment’s:

  • ANSYS
  • MATLAB
  • LABVIEW
  • MasterCAM