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Labs & Infrastructure


Lab Professor – Incharge

S.No.

Laboratory Name Coordinator

1.

Workshop Manufacturing Practices Mr. Birendra Kumar

2.

Engineering Mechanics Mr. Motiur Rahman

3.

Fluid Mechanics Mr. Ashutosh Kumar

4.

Strength of Material Mr. Motiur Rahman

5.

Heat Transfer Mr. Shailesh Ranjan Kumar

6.

Fluid Machinery Mr. Ashutosh Kumar

7.

Manufacturing Processes Mr. Ravi Kumar

8.

Dynamics of Machinery Mr. Ravi Kumar

9.

Manufacturing Technology Mr. Ravi Kumar

10.

I.C. Engine Mr. Nishant Kumar

11.

Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning Mr. Shailesh Ranjan Kumar

12.

CAD Lab Dr. Kumar Kuashik Ranjan

 

 

  1. Fluid Mechanics Lab

It is an introductory course where flow behaviour, fluid forces and analysis tools are introduced. The goals of the experiments include determination of forces generated when fluid flow takes place over a solid object, applications of the control volume approach, demonstration of the momentum and energy equations, viscosity measurement and engineering correlations. Intricate flow phenomena such as separations and transition to turbulence are demonstrated. Experimental setups such as flow through a tube, flow over a flat plate, wind tunnel, smoke tunnel and viscometer are made available to the students. The lab experiments utilize U-tube manometer and digital manometer, a hot-wire anemometer system and data acquisition. The lab runs closely with the lectures in such a way that experiments support the text covered in the class room.

List of Experiments

 

1

Pressure Measurement Procedure and Related Instrument/Devices

2

Determination of the Metacentric Height of a Floating Body

3

Verification of Bernoulli’s Theorem

4

Measurement of  Velocity of Flow using Pitot Tube

5

Determine Co-Efficient of Discharge Cd  using Venturimeter

6

Determine Co-efficient of Discharge Cd  using Orifice Meter

7

Determination of Co-efficient of Discharge Cd  of Tri-angular (V-notch) & Rectangular  Notch.

8

Determination of  different types of flow patterns by Reynolds’s experiment

9

Determination of the Friction Factor for Different Pipe

10

Determination of losses in Pipe Friction

11

Determination of  the viscosity of fluid by viscometer (Redwood Apparatus)
  1. Fluid Machinery Lab

Many of our daily life activity depends on fluid machinery so it is important to understand the functioning principles and characteristics of such machinery from an engineering point of view. This lab focuses on giving the user idea about the practical behavior of such machines before performing operations on a real system.

In this Lab Student’s exposure to study various operating characteristics of Centrifugal pump and Reciprocating pump and study various operating characteristics of Kaplan, Francis and Pelton Wheel Turbines.

List of Experiments

  1. Working & Constructional Features of Hydro-Power Plant (H.P.P)
  2. Performance Parameter of Impact of Jet Apparatus
  3. Performance of Pelton Turbine Test Rig
  4. Performance of Francis Turbine Test Rig
  5. Performance of Kaplan Turbine Test Rig
  6. Performance of Centrifugal Pump Test Rig
  7. Performance of Reciprocating Pump Test Rig

 

  1. Strength of Material Lab

The strength of the material is the body of knowledge that deals with the relation between internal forces, deformations, and external loads, etc.

The objective of the strength of materials lab is to demonstrate the basic principles in the area of strength and mechanics of materials and structural analysis to the undergraduate students through a series of experiments. This laboratory provides the basic knowledge of the strength of materials and here, the students tests on different materials.

List of Experiments

  1. Hook’s Law Apparatus
  2. Tensile Test on Universal Testing Machine (UTM)
  3. Compression Test on Universal Testing Machine (UTM)
  4. Strain Measurement through Strain Gauge
  5. Izod & Charpy Test
  6. Rockwell Hardness Test
  7. Brinell Hardness Test
  8. Torsion Test
  9. Elastic properties of Deflected Beam Apparatus
  10. Bending Test on Simply Supported Beam
  11. Deflection Test on Curved Beam
  12. Thin Cylinder Apparatus

 

4. Dynamics of Machinery Lab

The objective of this lab is to impart practical knowledge on design and analysis of mechanisms in the machine tools. In Dynamics of machines Laboratory, the students are doing the experiments related to their theory subjects like Engineering Mechanics, Machines and Mechanisms and Fundamentals of Vibration and Noise.

Dynamics of Machine Lab refers to study and simulation of a system’s motion based on forces acting on it. These experiments aim at enhancing the knowledge of students on force analysis in a dynamic system and improve the understanding of inertial effects on them. This lab covers the basic concept of courses on Kinematics of Machine, Dynamics of Machine, Robotics and Vehicle Dynamics.

Lab deals simulations experiments on the dynamics of machine components. These experiments aim at enhancing the knowledge of students on the force analysis in a dynamic system and improving the understanding on the contribution of inertial effects. The lab covers the basic concepts of courses on Kinematics of machine, Dynamics of machine, Robotics and Vehicle dynamics.

List of Experiments

  1. Study of the Dynamics Equivalent of two mass systems.
  2. Determination of mass moment of inertia of a Flywheel.
  3. Undamped free vibration of spring mass system
  4. Determination of natural frequency of Torsional Vibration in single rotor system
  5. Damped free vibration of spring mass system
  6. Determination of whirling speed of shaft
  7. To determine gyroscopic couple on motorized Gyroscope
  8. Cam profile analysis
  9. Balancing of Rotating Masses
  10. Balancing of Reciprocating Masses

 

  1. Refrigeration & Air conditioning Lab

Refrigeration and air-conditioning deals with the techniques to control the environments of the living and non-living subjects and thus provide them comforts to enable them to perform better and have longer lives. For performing this, it is very essential that an engineer should be well conversant with fundamental principles, concepts, devices and systems based on refrigeration and air-conditioning.

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Lab gives idea on hands on practice with refrigerating circuits and develop air-conditioning systems. This laboratory is scheduled for Mechanical engineering students. Apart from curriculum, some additional experimental setups are there which helps the students to enhance their knowledge. Students also get opportunity to implement their ideas through various application oriented micro projects.

List of Experiments

 

  1. Study of construction and working of domestic refrigerator
  2. Study and analysis of a forced draft cooling tower
  3. Study of compressor and throttling valve used in refrigerator

Determination of coefficient of performance of-                        

  1. Vapour compression refrigeration system
  2. Water chilling plant
  3. Ice plant
  4. Water cooler
  5. Desert cooler
  6. Cold storage
  7. Heat pump
  8. Vapour absorption refrigeration system
  9. Window air conditioner
  10. Duct type air conditioner

 

  1. Heat & Mass Transfer Lab

Understand the various forms of heat transfer and their applications in real life problems.

Analyse different methods to calculate the heat transfer coefficient in various heat transfer problems.

Analyse the theoretical knowledge and apply it in conducting experiments in the forms of heat transfer.

To provide students with the necessary skills to conduct experiments on conduction and convection of heat. Collect data, perform analysis, and interpret results to draw valid conclusions through standard test procedures.

To determine thermal properties and performance of radiation heat transfer, heat exchanger, vapour compression refrigerator and air conditioner.

List of Experiments

Experiment on conductions                                                                                     

  1. The linear heat conduction experiment
  2. Determination of total thermal resistance and the temperature drop at different sections of composite walls
  3. Determination of thermal conductivity of metal rod
  4. Determination of thermal conductivity of insulation powder using sphere in sphere method
  5. Determination of thermal cnductivity of liquid
  6. Determination of the efficiency and effectiveness of the pin fin in natural/ forced convection

Experiment on convections                                                                                     

  1. Determination of heat transfer coefficient in natural convection
  2. Determination of heat transfer coefficient in forced convection

Experiment on radiations                                                                                        

  1. Determination of stefan-boltzman constant
  2. Determination of emissivity of test plate

Experiments on applications of heat transfer and heat transfer with phase change                                                                                    

  1. Determination of effectiveness and overall heat transfer coefficient using parallel and counter flow heat exchanger
  2. Determination of over all heat transfer coefficient of shell and tube heat exchanger
  3. Determination of heat transfer coefficient in drop and film wise condensation
  4. Determination of critical heat flux

 

  1. Engineering Mechanics Lab

This laboratory gives the basic understanding of structural member under the action of loads. The students will experience the changes in behaviour of structure due to application of loads. Basics of determinate structures will be introduced through experiment.

List of Experiments

  1. To verify the polygon law of coplanar forces for a concurrent force system and Lami’s theorem.
  2. To verify condition of equilibrium of a system of forces.
  3. To verify equilibrium of three-dimensional forces.
  4. To find experimentally the reactions at the supports of a simply supported beam and verify the same with

Analytical values.

  1. To verify the principle of moments using the Bell Crank Lever apparatus.
  2. To determine the coefficient of static friction between two surfaces.
  3. To estimate the value of acceleration due to gravity using a Compound Pendulum.
  4. To determine moment of inertia of Flywheel.
  5. To determine the forces in member of Jib Crane.
  6. To determine mechanical advantage, velocity ratio and mechanical efficiency of Screw Jack.
  7. To determine mechanical advantage, velocity ratio and mechanical efficiency of Worm and Worm-Wheel.
  8. To determine mechanical advantage, velocity ratio and mechanical efficiency of Simple Wheel and Axle.
  9. To determine mechanical advantage, velocity ratio and mechanical efficiency of Differential Wheel and Axle.
  10. To determine mechanical advantage, velocity ratio and mechanical efficiency of Single Purchase Winch Crab.
  11. To determine mechanical advantage, velocity ratio and mechanical efficiency of Double Purchase Winch Crab.
  12. To determine the axial forces in the members of a truss.
  13. To determine the centroids of different lamina.
  14. To verify Newton’s laws of motion.

 

  1. Automobile Lab

The objectives of this laboratory are to gain comprehensive understanding of principles of engine operation, examine its parameters, and analyse them. The laboratory is equipped with a variety of test rigs (diesel/petrol), an exhaust gas analyser, a rope brake dynamo-meter, a cut part of an entire four-wheeler, and other modules for performing and studying the core of engineering.

The facility is also equipped with a variety of studies, including an engine test setup that can accommodate blends and futuristic alternative fuels.

This lab is common for mechanical and automobile engineering students with facilities for the group of 30 students to carry out experiments independently. The lab is well-equipped and enables students to understand the fundamentals of Automotive Engineering which includes basic structure, body style, power plant and wheel & tyre assembly.

List of Experiments

  1. To Study the cross sectional view of I.C. Engine
  2. To Draw heat balance sheet for 4-stroke, 3-cylinder Diesel engine using eddy current Dynamo-meter
  3. To Determine the Brake-power (B.P), brake thermal efficiency (B.T.H) for 2-cylinder 4-stroke Diesel Engine using hydraulic dynamometer
  4. To Determine the Brake-power (B.P), brake thermal efficiency (B.T.H) for 2-cylinder 4-stroke Petrol Engine using hydraulic dynamometer
  5. To Conduct Morse Test on 4-cylinder 4-stroke Petrol engine using Rope brake Dynamometer
  6. Performance evaluation of multi-cylinder diesel engine
  7. To Determine the Brake-power (B.P), brake thermal efficiency (B.T.H) for single cylinder 4-stroke Diesel engine using rope brake dynamometer
  8. To Study the actual valve timing diagram of 4-stroke Engine

 

  1. Workshop Manufacturing Practice

Workshop practice is the backbone of the real industrial environment which helps to develop and enhance relevant technical hand skills required by the technician working in the various engineering industries and workshops. Our workshop intends to impart basic know-how of various hand tools, power tools, machine tools and their use in different sections of manufacturing. Irrespective of branch, the use of workshop practices in day to day industrial as well domestic life helps to dissolve the real-life problems.

Fitting Shop:

  1. Study and demonstration of various Fittings Techniques
  2. To make a V-Fit from the given mild steel piece
  3. To make a square fit from the given mild steel piece

Welding Shop:

  1. Study and demonstration of various welding Techniques
  2. To make a lap joint, butt joint & corner joint using given two mild steel pieces by Arc Welding
  3. To make a lap joint, butt joint & corner joint using given two mild steel pieces by Gas Welding
  4. To make a lap joint, butt joint & corner joint using given two mild steel pieces by MIG Welding
  5. To make a lap joint using Spot welding

 

Carpentry Shop:

  1. Study and demonstration of various Carpentry Techniques
  2. To make a dovetail lap joint
  3. To make a tenon & mortise joint

Black Smithy Shop:

  1. Study & demonstration of Forging Techniques
  2. To make a S-Hook from a given round rod by forging operation

Foundry Shop:

  1. Study & demonstration of Fondry/Casting Techniques
  2. To prepare a sand mould using given single piece pattern
  3. To prepare a sand mould using given split/double piece pattern
  4. Demonstration of Vacuum stir casting machine

Machine Shop:

  1. Introduction of Lathe Machine
  2. Turning, facing, knurling & thread making of simple bar
  3. Taper turning operation of simple bar
  4. Shaping and planning operation
  5. Milling operation on Milling Machine