Mechanical Engineering

Department Labs

Lab Incharge: Dr. Subhash Mishra

Course Objectives:

  • It is expected that the students will gain a fundamental physical and mathematical understanding of this topic rather than memorizing the equations and situations.
  • At the end of this course the students should have the knowledge of various gauge pressures.
  • The objective of this course is to correlate their theoretical knowledge with practical problems.
  • The student should know to determine pressure and flow measurement through various devices like pitote tube, orificemeter, venturimeter etc.
  • Students should be able to calculate the head loss in pipe flow.

List of Experiments:

  • To verify the momentum equation using the experimental set-up on impact of jet.
  • To determine the coefficient of discharge of an orifice of a given shape. Also to determine the coefficient of velocity and the coefficient of contraction of the orifice mouth piece.
  • To calibrate an orifice meter and study the variation of the co-efficient of discharge with the Reynolds number.
  • To calibrate a Venturimeter and study the variation of the co-efficient of discharge with the Reynolds number.
  • To calibrate a bend meter and study the variation of the co-efficient of discharge with the Reynolds number.
  • To draw a flow-net using Electrical Analogy Method.
  • To study the transition from laminar to turbulent flow and to determine the lower critical Reynolds number.
  • To study the velocity distribution in a pipe and also to compute the discharge by integrating the velocity profile.
  • To study the variation of friction factor, ‘f’ for turbulent flow in commercial pipes.
  • To determine Meta-centric height of a given ship model.
  • To determine the head loss for a sudden enlargement
  • To determine the head loss for a sudden Contraction.

List of all Equipment:

  • Apparatus for determination of losses in pipe and fittings.
  • Orifice meter Apparatus.
  • Laminar and Turbulent flow in pipe, study Apparatus.
  • Calibration of orifice meter mouth piece Apparatus.
  • Calibration of Bend meter Apparatus.
  • Darcy Law Apparatus.
  • Electric Analogy Apparatus.
  • Impact of Jet Apparatus.
  • Metacentric Height Apparatus
  • Pipe Friction Apparatus
  • Surface Tension Apparatus.
  • Calibration of Venturimeter Apparatus.

Lab Incharge: Dr. Subhash Mishra

Course Objectives:

  • Provide the student hands-on experiences in materials science through laboratory experiments that explore the properties and structure of materials and the interplay between processing and performance.
  • To develop students’ experience a wide range of materials phenomena
  • To develop the students’ knowledge of techniques of micro structural analysis of ferrous metals.
  • Development of basic analysis skills across a broad core of materials science applications

In this lab Experiments on Material Science and Experiments on Material Testing are to be conducted as given below:

List of Experiments:

Experiments on Material Science (at least 5 of the following):

  • Preparation of a plastic mould for small metallic specimen.
  • Preparation of specimen for micro structural examination-cutting, grinding, polishing, etching.
  • Determination of grain size for a given specimen.
  • Comparative study of microstructures of different specimens of different materials (mild steel, gray C.I., brass, copper etc.)
  • Experiments on heat treatment such as annealing, normalizing, quenching, case hardening and comparison of hardness before and after heat treatment.
  • Material identification of, say, 50 common items kept in a box.
  • Experiment on Faraday’s law of electrolysis.
  • Study of corrosion and its effects.
  • Study of microstructure of welded component and HAZ. Macro & micro examination of the welded specimen.
  • Study of Magnetic/ Electrical/Electronic materials.

Experiments on Material Testing (at least 5 of the following):

  • Strength test of a given mild steel specimen on UTM with full details and stress versus strain plot on the machine.
  • Other tests such as shear, bend tests on UTM.
  • Impact test on impact testing machine like Charpy, Izod or both.
  • Hardness test of given specimen using Rockwell and Vickers/Brinell testing machines.
  • Spring index test on spring testing machine.
  • Fatigue test on fatigue testing machine.
  • Creep test on creep testing machine.
  • Experiment on deflection of beam, comparison of actual measurement of deflection with dial gauge to the calculated one, and or evaluation of young’s modulus of beam.
  • Torsion test of a rod using torsion testing machine.
  • Study of NDT (non-destructive testing) methods like magnetic flaw detector, ultrasonic flaw detector, eddy current testing machine, dye penetrant tests.

List of all Equipment:

  • Deflection of Beam Apparatus.
  • Fatigue testing machine.
  • Spring testing machine.
  • Binocular Microscope.
  • Muffle Furnace
  • Trinocular Microsope.
  • Belt Polisher.
  • Double disc polishing machine.
  • Jomney & Quench apparatus.
  • Cut-off-machine.
  • Specimen mounting press.
  • Torsion Testing machine.
  • Hardness testing machine.
  • Digital /Non-digital Universal testing Machine.

Lab Incharge: Dr. D. K. Gupta

Course Objectives:

  • To teach students the basic construction of boilers, steam engines, I. C. engines. Steam turbines and gas turbine.
  • To teach the use of thermodynamics in engineering practice and to make the students aware of its impact on engineering solution.
  • To demonstrate the application of thermodynamics principle in various engineering applications like energy conversation, refrigeration and combustion system.

List of Experiments:

  • Study of Fire Tube boiler
  • Study of Water Tube boiler
  • Study and working of two stroke petrol Engine
  • Study and working of four stroke petrol Engine
  • Study and working of two stroke Diesel Engine
  • Study and working of four stroke Diesel Engine
  • Study of Velocity compounded steam turbine
  • Study of Pressure compounded steam turbine
  • Study of Impulse & Reaction turbine
  • Study of steam Engine model.
  • Study of Gas Turbine Model

List of all Equipment:

  • Lancashire boiler model
  • Locomotive boiler model
  • Babcock Wilcox boiler model
  • Steam Engine model
  • Four stroke petrol engine model
  • Four stroke Diesel engine model
  • Two stroke petrol engine model
  • Two stroke Diesel engine model
  • Steam turbine model
  • Pressure and velocity compound Steam turbine model

Lab Incharge: Dr. Lalit Rathee

Course Objectives:

  • The course highlights the importance of manufacturing processes.
  • Student learns metal forming properties and techniques like forging, rolling,
  • extrusion, drawing etc.
  • Student learn about various sands and sand testing methods.
  • Sheet metal working is well understood and various machines and techniques
  • involved in sheet metal processing are taught.
  • Complete information from basics to advanced casting is dealt in along with processes and types and materials.
  • Student learn about pattern making, moulding, casting and about various allowances.
  • Special Manufacturing techniques like power metallurgy, Plastics technology, Unconventional metal forming are also explained.

List of Experiments:

  • Pattern making with proper allowance.
  • Making a mould (with core) and casting.
  • Sand testing methods (at least one, such as grain fineness number determination)
  • Injection moulding with plastics
  • Forging – hand forging processes
  • Forging – power hammer study & operation
  • Tube bending with the use of sand and on tube bending m/c.
  • Press work experiment such as blanking/piercing, washer, making etc.
  • Wire drawing/extrusion on soft material.
  • Rolling-experiment.
  • Bending & spring back.
  • Powder metallurgy experiment.
  • Jigs & Fixture experiment.
  • Any other suitable experiment on manufacturing science / process / technique

List of all Equipment:

  • Power Hammer
  • Metal Sheet Molding Machine
  • Metal Sheet Cutter
  • Blanking Press
  • Injection Molding Machine
  • Pipe/Tube Bending Machine
  • Sand Muller
  • Physical Balance
  • Cupola Furnace
  • Hot plate
  • Press Bending Machine
  • Permeability Tester
  • Rapid Moisture Tester
  • Sand Rammer with Base Block
  • Sieve Shaker with Sieves
  • Universal Strength Measurement

Lab Incharge: Mr. Firasat Husain

Course Objectives:

  • Student should learn the science of measurement.
  • Student should identify basic instruments of measurement and metrology.
  • Student should learn the importance of precise and accurate measurement.
  • Student should learn how to make an engineering document.
  • Student should understand the requirements of measurement, units of measurement and methods of measurement.
  • Student should use his/her knowledge in applied, technical and industrial field.

List of Experiments:

  • Study and working of simple measuring instrument like vernier caliper, micrometer and tachometer.
  • Measurement of angle using Sine bar & Slip gauges.
  • To study the limit gauges.
  • Study and angular measurement using bevel protector.
  • To adjust spark plug gap using feeler gauge.
  • To study the Dial indicator and its constructional details.
  • Use of dial indicator to check a shape run.
  • Study and understanding of limit, fits and tolerances.

List of all Equipment:

  • Profile projector
  • Dial Indicator
  • Surface Plate
  • Vernier Caliper
  • Micrometers (Inside & Outside)
  • Tachometer
  • Sprit level
  • Bevel Protractor
  • Limit Gauges
  • V Block
  • Slip Gauges
  • Sine Bar
  • Radius Gauge
  • Angle Plate
  • Combination Set
  • Filler gauge
  • Magnetic Stand
  • Torque Measurement Tutor
  • Temperature Measurement Tutor

Lab Incharge: Dr. Krishnendu Roy

Course Objectives:

  • To understand all three modes of heat transfer, namely conduction, convection and radiation practically.
  • To measure experimentally effectiveness of heat exchangers and compare it with numerical result.
  • To pave way for inculcating certain innovative skills in the students making them to use the experimental setups as starting point to take up higher level experimental studies in Heat Transfer.
  • To demonstrate practically the concepts discussed in the Heat & Mass Transfer course.
  • To determine thermal conductivity and heat transfer coefficient through various materials.
  • To compare the result between numerical and experimental analysis.

List of Experiments:

  • Determination of overall heat transfer coefficient of composite wall
  • Determination of thermal conductivity of fluids
  • Determination convective heat transfer for natural convection through a bare tube
  • Determination convective heat transfer and effectiveness for natural and forced convection through a fin tube
  • To calculate the Stefan Boltzman’s constant by Stefan Boltzman’s apparatus
  • Determination LMTD of parallel flow and counter flow heat exchanger.
  • Determination overall heat transfer coefficient of Lag pipe.
  • Demonstration the working of heat pipe.

List of all Equipment:

  • Heat transfer through composite wall apparatus.
  • Heat transfer through liquid apparatus.
  • Natural convective heat transfer through bare tube.
  • Heat pipe demonstrator.
  • Stefan Boltzman apparatus
  • Parallel and counter flow heat exchanger.
  • Natural and forced convective heat transfer through pin fin.
  • Heat transfer through composite cylinder (Lag Pipe apparatus)

Lab Incharge: Dr. S. P. Singh

Course Objectives:

  • Learn basic analysis methods for fluid mechanics theory and applications
  • Learn the major problem-solving methods for devices and processes in which fluid flow is an important part
  • Begin to develop a physical understanding of fluid mechanics and its application on turbines and pumps.
  • Apply skills and understanding, and be able to solve standard fluid problems that occur in engineering applications

List of Experiments:

  • Experiment on Pelton wheel.
  • Experiment on Francis turbine.
  • Experiment on Kaplan turbine.
  • Experiment on Reciprocating pump.
  • Experiment on centrifugal pump.
  • Experiment on Hydraulic Jack/Press
  • Experiment on Hydraulic Brake
  • Experiment on Hydraulic Ram
  • Study through visit of any water pumping station/plant
  • Any other suitable experiment/test rig such as comparison & performance of different types of pumps and turbines.
  • Experiment on Compressor
  • Experiment for measurement of drag and lift on aero foil in wind tunnel

List of all Equipment:

  • Closed Circuit Francis Turbine Test Rig.
  • Closed Circuit Pelton Wheel Test Rig.
  • Centrifugal pump Test Rig.
  • Reciprocating pump Test Rig.
  • Impact of Jet Apparatus.
  • Hydraulic Brake
  • Hydraulic Jack
  • Hydraulic Ram Test Rig.

Lab Incharge: Dr. Qamar Tanveer

Course Objectives:

  • Study about the mechanism with the help of models.
  • Study about the construction of Cams, Gears, and Gear train with the help of models.
  • Display of various modes of whirl for a shaft.
  • Modes of vibrations can be studied and frequency can be measured in each case.
  • To balance the masses statically and dynamically of a single rotating mass system.
  • To study the gyroscopic effect of a rotating disc.
  • Observation of gyroscopic effect of rotating disc.

List of Experiments:

  • Critical Speed machine
  • Cam Analysis Machine
  • Static & Dynamic Balancing Machine
  • Motorised Gyroscope
  • Universal Governor
  • Vibration Table Apparatus
  • Velocity & Acceleration Apparatus
  • Single Slider Mechanism
  • Whitworth Quick Return Mechanism
  • Cam & Follower with reciprocating mechanism
  • Hydraulic Break System

List of all Equipment:

  • To study of simple linkage models/mechanisms
  • To study of inversions of four bar linkage
  • To study of inversions of single slider crank mechanisms
  • To study of inversions of double slider crank mechanisms
  • To perform experiment on Porter Governors to prepare curve between speed vs. lift.
  • To perform experiment on Proell Governors to prepare curve between speed vs. lift.
  • To perform experiment on gyroscope
  • To determine the whirling speed of shafts
  • To perform the experiment for static balancing on static balancing machine.
  • To perform the experiment for dynamic balancing on dynamic balancing machine.
  • To study the torsional vibration (undamped) of single rotor shaft system.
  • To perform experiment on longitudinal vibration

Lab Incharge: Dr. Krishnendu Roy

Course Objectives:

  • To convert and explore basic principle of psychrometric
  • Familiar with system analysis and mathematical modelling
  • Familiar with load calculation
  • Familiar with refrigerant and different parts of air-conditioner, refrigeration system
  • Understanding different types of cooling system

List of Experiments:

  • To study various components of vapour compression refrigerator.
  • Study & Performance of basic vapour compression Refrigeration Cycle
  • To study and perform experiment on vapour absorption apparatus.
  • To study different types of expansion device used in refrigeration system.
  • To study various components in room air conditioner.
  • To study and perform experiment on air washer apparatus.
  • To find the performance parameter of cooling tower.
  • To find performance of a refrigeration test rig system by using different expansion devices.
  • To find performance of a air-conditioning test rig system.
  • Study and determination of volumetric efficiency of compressor

List of all Equipment:

  • Refrigeration test rig
  • Air conditioner test rig
  • Vapour compression refrigerator
  • Vapour absorption refrigerator
  • Air washer
  • Cooling tower
  • Evaporative cooler
  • Window type air-conditioner
  • Reciprocating Compressor

Mr. Khalid Nafees & Mr. Sanjeev Varshney

Course Objectives:

  • To provide students hands-on experiences on design of basic machine joints such as Cotter joint, Knuckle joint and riveted joint etc.
  • To provide students hands-on experiences on design of basic machine elements such as shafts, flanged type rigid and flexible couplings, helical spring and screw jack etc. through standard design procedures.
  • To provide students hands-on experiences on design of shaft subjected to combined steady and variable load.
  • To provide students hands-on experiences on design of shaft subjected to fluctuating loads.
  • To provide students hands-on experiences on design of eccentrically loaded riveted joints.
  • To provide students hands-on experiences on design of boiler riveted joints.
  • To provide students hands-on experiences on making part and assembly drawing of basic machine elements such as Lathe tailstock, screw jack, foot step bearing, petrol engine connecting rod, gasoline engine piston etc.

List of Experiments:

In this lab Experiments on Machine Design and Experiments on Machine Drawing are conducted as given below:

Experiments on Machine Design-1:

  • Design and drawing of Cotter joint.
  • Design and drawing of Knuckle joint.
  • Design machine component subjected to combined steady and variable load.
  • Design of eccentrically loaded riveted joint.
  • Design of boiler riveted joint.
  • Design of shaft for combined constant twisting and bending loads.
  • Design of shaft subjected to fluctuating loads.
  • Design and drawing of flanged type rigid coupling.
  • Design and drawing of flexible coupling.
  • Design and drawing of helical spring.
  • Design and drawing of screw jack.

Experiments on Machine Design-2:

  • Design and development of C Program for various machine elements like spur gear, helical gear, bevel gear, worm gear, rolling contact bearing and sliding contact bearing etc.

Experiments on Machine Drawing-1 and Machine Drawing-2::

  • Orthographic Projection drawings of machine elements.
  • Sectional Views drawings of machine elements.
  • Temporary fastener drawing.
  • Permanent fastener drawing
  • Assembly drawing of Plummer Block
  • Assembly drawing of Solid flanged coupling
  • Assembly drawing of Knuckle Joint
  • Missing view and isometric drawing
  • Part drawing of lathe tailstock
  • Assembly drawing of lathe tailstock.
  • Assembly drawing of screw jack.
  • Assembly drawing of foot step bearing.
  • Part drawing of petrol engine connecting rod
  • Part drawing of gasoline engine piston.

List of all Equipment:

  • Drawing board.
  • White board.
  • Standard drawing charts.

Lab Incharge: Mr. Ajay Mehndru

Course Objectives:

  • To provide access to state of the art equipment, facilities, and methodologies, along with faculty expertise to make the students understand the detailed functioning of automobiles.
  • To gain the knowledge about transmission, suspension, steering and braking systems.
  • Hand on knowledge and experience of constructional features, and working of various systems of an automobile on actual working models.
  • To make the students learn by practice, construction and details of an Internal Combustion Engine by dismantling and assembling.
  • To study and learn maintenance of various systems on actual automobile
  • To learn the latest development in automobile industry.

List of Experiments:

  • Performance Analysis of Four stroke S.I. Engine- Determination of indicated and brake thermal efficiency, specific fuel consumption at different loads, Energy Balance.
  • Determination of Indicated H.P. of I.C. Engine by Morse Test.
  • Performance Analysis of Four stroke C.I. Engine- Determination of indicated and brake thermal efficiency, specific fuel consumption at different loads, Energy Balance.
  • Study & experiment on Valve mechanism.
  • Study & experiment on Gear Box.
  • Study & experiment on Differential Gear Mechanism of Rear Axle.
  • Study & experiment on Steering Mechanism.
  • Study & experiment on Automobile Braking System.
  • Study & experiment on Chassis and Suspension System.
  • Study & experiment on Ignition system of I.C. Engine.
  • Study & experiment on Fuel Supply System of S.I. Engines- Carburetor, Fuel Injection Pump and MPFI.
  • Study & experiment on Fuel Supply System of C.I. Engines- Injector & Fuel Pump.
  • Study & experiment on Air Conditioning System of an Automobile.
  • Comparative study of technical specifications of common small cars (such as Maruti Swift, Hyundai i20, Cheverlet Aveo, Tata Indica, Ford Fusion etc.
  • Comparative study & technical features of common scooters & motorcycles available in India.
  • Visit of an Automobile factory.
  • Visit to a Modern Automobile Workshop.
  • Experiment on Engine Tuning.
  • Experiment on Exhaust Gas Analysis of an I.C. Engine.

List of all Equipment:

  • Electric system of Car wiring.
  • Lubricating system of four cylinder model.
  • Multipoint fuel system model.
  • Cut sectional model of maruti 800cc car, Engine assy. with radiator ,clutch , gear box.
  • Transmission system for rear wheel drive.
  • Transmission system for Front wheel drive.
  • Two stroke single cylinder Petrol engine.
  • Steering System: Rack & pinion, Worm & worm wheel, Recirculating Ball type
  • Cut sectional model of Synchromesh gear box
  • Battery Charger
  • Atlas cycle: ordinary and Geared
  • Old car Tata Indica
  • Old scooter Bajaj Chetak
  • Battery 12 Volt
  • Computerized I.C. Engine test Equipment
  • Electronic Ignition system
  • Computer with LCD Monitor

Lab Incharge: Dr. A. P. Singh & Mr. Nilesh Ramdas

Course Objectives:

  • To Understand the different components of Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing
  • To learn 2-D/3-D creations of geometric model by the help of CAD software packages such as ProE, Auto-Cad
  • To learn geometric transformation such as translation, rotation, scaling etc.
  • To learn programming skill in C/C++ the purpose of this practice is to prepare the students to write different arithmetic expression in program.
  • CAD/CAM Environments and the relevance of Computer Numerical Control Systems.
  • Create programs manually for CNC Lathe& milling machine using G and M codes.
  • Understand how to download programs to the CNC machines and operate them.
  • Understand Robotics / Flexible Manufacturing System for manufacturing purpose

List of Experiments:

  • Line Drawing or Circle Drawing experiment: Writing and validation of computer program.
  • Geometric Transformation algorithm experiment for translation/rotation/scaling: Writing and validation of computer program.
  • Design of machine component or other system experiment: Writing and validation of computer program.
  • Understanding and use of any 3-D Modeling Software commands.
  • Pro/E/Idea etc. Experiment: Solid modeling of a machine component
  • To study the characteristic features of CNC machine
  • Part Programming (in word address format) experiment for turning operation (including operations such as grooving and threading) and running on CNC machine
  • Part Programming (in word address format or ATP) experiment for drilling operation (point to point) and running on CNC machine
  • Part Programming (in word address format or ATP) experiment for milling operation (contouring) and running on CNC machine.
  • Experiment on Robot and programs

List of all Equipment:

  • Computers
  • CNC Trainer Lathe
  • Computer for lathe
  • CNC vertical milling
  • Computer for milling
  • Air Compressor (2HP)

Lab Incharge: Mr. Pradeep Barnwal

Course Objectives:

  • To introduce the students to the experimental methods to verify the principles and methods of mechanics.
  • To describe static equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies both in two dimensions and also in three dimensions.
  • To provide fundamental knowledge of the mechanical properties of materials
  • To help students develop and interpret stress-strain diagrams

Course Objectives:

  • To verify the law of parallelogram of forces.
  • To study the equilibrium of a body under three forces.
  • To determine the coefficient of friction of a flat surface
  • Friction experiment on screw-jack.
  • Experiment based on analysis of truss.
  • To determine the mass moment of inertia of a rotating disc.
  • To conduct the tensile test and determine the ultimate tensile strength, percentage elongation for a mild steel specimen.
  • To conduct the Impact-tests (Izod / Charpy) on Impact-testing machine to find the Impact Strength of the specimen.
  • To determine the hardness of the given specimen using Vicker/Brinell/Rockwell hardness testing machine.
  • Simple & compound gear-train experiment.
  • Worm & worm-wheel experiment for load lifting.
  • Belt-Pulley experiment.
  • Bending of simply-supported and cantilever beams for theoretical & experimental deflection.
  • Dynamics experiment on momentum conservation
  • Dynamics experiment on collision for determining coefficient of restitution.
  • Experiment on Torsion of Rod/wire.

Course Objectives:

  • Force Board (Parallelogram Law/Polygon Law Apparatus)
  • Simple Screw Jack Apparatus
  • Flywheel Apparatus
  • Worm and Worm Wheel Apparatus
  • Inclined plane apparatus for Friction experiment
  • Conservation of Linear Momentum Apparatus
  • Simple Gear Train Model
  • Simple Supported Beam Apparatus
  • Hardness Testing Machine
  • Impact Testing Machine
  • Universal Testing Machine