Lab & Facilities

Laboratories

The laboratories/workshops are fully equipped with complete set of latest equipments and tools, which caters to the need of the undergraduate and post graduate students and has experienced technical staff from industrial background. The various labs and workshops encompass the vital aspects of Mechanical Engineering – Hydraulics, Machine Tools, Heat Engines etc. The major Laboratories are:

1. Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic Machines Lab

This Lab is intended to make the students aware of the all the aspects which comes under the fluid flow. The experiments include flow measurement, practical applications of the basic principles of fluid mechanics and the study of major tools used. The hydraulics lab comprises of the performance tests of pumps and load tests on turbine test rigs.

The Major equipments include:

  • Flow Apparatus
  • Venturimeter & Orificemeter
  • Orifice & Mouth piece
  • Pitot Tube
  • Reynold’s Apparatus
  • Notches (V & Rectangular type)
  • Metacentric Height Apparatus
  • Bernouli’s Theorem Apparatus
  • Losses Determination Apparatus
  • Test Rigs of Francis Turbine
  • Kaplan Turbine
  • Pelton Turbine
  • Centrifugal Pump
  • Reciprocating Pump
  • Jet Pump
  • Gear Pump
  • Submersible Pump
  • Hydraulic Ram

2. Heat Transfer Lab

This lab teaches the use of instrumentation and apparatus that are unique and/or special to the field of heat transfer. It demonstrates the fundamental aspects of heat transfer and employ’s experimental principles and thought processes to solve engineering problems.

The Major equipments include:

  • Air Condition Test Rig
  • Refrigeration Test Rig
  • Emmisivity Measurement Unit
  • Heat Transfer Through:
    • Lagged Pipe Unit
    • Composite Wall Unit
    • Forced Convection Unit
    • Natural Convection Unit
    • Shell & Tube Heat Exchanger Unit
    • Parallel Flow and Counter Flow Heat Exchanger Unit
    • Thermal Conductivity of Metal Rod Unit

3. Mechanical Engineering Laboratory

The objective of mechanical engineering lab is to impart practical knowledge on the working of some basic instruments that are worked based on basic principles of engineering. This lab gives thorough idea about some principles that they already studied in previous years. Students become aware about the practical applications of Mechanical Engineering branch in our day to day life.

The Major equipments include:

  • Universal Governor
  • Motorized Gyroscope
  • Monocular Metallurgical Microscope
  • Fluidized bed Apparatus Bearing Testing Machine
  • Vibration Testing for Free & Forced Apparatus
  • Sand Testing Apparatus
  • Whirling of Shaft Demonstrator
  • Dynamic Balancing Setup
  • Air Compressor Single Stage Test Rig
  • Multi Stage Test Rig
  • Blower Test Rig

4. Machine tool Laboratory

The objective of Machine Tool Lab is to train students with different operations that can be carried out on lathe and milling machine .The students are well trained to prepare the models on lathe and milling machine. They also gain knowledge about different measuring devices like sine bar , vernier caliper etc.

The Major equipments include:

  • All Geared Lathe
  • Cone Pulley Lathe
  • Universal Milling Machine
  • Bench Drilling Machine
  • Planning Machine
  • Power Hacksaw
  • Bench Grinder

5. Advanced Machine tool Laboratory

This lab emphasizes the use of different types of machines used in production field and make the students apt for the industry. To study the principle of operation, work holding and different operations of reciprocating machines like slotter and shaper. This lab acknowledges the scope of Computers in production technology and different expert systems used in manufacturing.

The Major equipments include:

  • Slotting Machine
  • Shaping Machine
  • Universal Tool & Cutter Grinder
  • Radial Drilling Machine
  • Capston Lathe with Turret Head

6. Heat Engines Laboratory

This lab makes the student understand about the design concepts and principles of various engine components. It also imparts basic knowledge to students with respect to transmission system of automobiles and will enable the student to understand the latest developments in the field. This lab promotes the ability to select the appropriate strategy and equipment needed to perform a repair task. The heat engines lab comprises of the performance tests on various engines.

The Major equipments include:

  • Petrol Engine Test Rig
  • Diesel Engine Test Rig
  • Flash and Fire Point Apparatus
  • Say Bolt Viscometer Apparatus
  • Junker’s Gas Calorimeter Apparatus
  • Cut Section Models & Working Models

7. Metrology & Mechanical Measurements Laboratory

This lab enables students to be familiar with the concepts of measurement. Students are trained to handle different measurement instruments like profilometer, strain gauges etc. The importance of dimensions in the industry and a close study of accuracy during manufacturing and machining various mechanical components.

The Major equipments include:

  • Profile Projector
  • Tool Makers Microscope
  • Roughness Measuring Instruments
  • Pressure Measuring & Calibrating System
  • Vibration Measuring System
  • Force Measuring System
  • Non Contact Temperature Measuring Instrument
  • Digital Stroboscope
  • Dual Channel Strain Gauge Indicator
  • Apparatus for Calibration of Rota Meter
  • Water Meter