Mechanical Engineering Labs | K.R. Mangalam

Mechanical Engineering Labs

Heat Transfer Lab

Heat Transfer laboratory provides fundamental and industrial knowledge about modes of heat transfer, like conduction, convection, and radiation, and their application. Heat Transfer Lab consists of the following equipment: Pin Fin Apparatus, Emissivity measurement apparatus, Heat transfer in natural convection, Heat Transfer through Composite Wall, Critical Heat Flux, Emissivity Measurement Apparatus, Heat Transfer through the Lagged Pipe, Thermal Conductivity of Insulating Powder and Metal Rod, Heat Transfer in Natural Convection, Parallel Flow / Counter Flow Heat Exchanger and Heat Transfer in Forced Convection.

Fluid Machines Lab

The Fluid Machines laboratory has a multitude of equipment and experimental setups to study the fundamentals and applied aspects of fluid mechanics and machines. The lab enables learners to understand the fundamentals of turbine, pumps, and ram. Major equipment in Fluid Machines Lab is - Francis turbine test rig, Pelton turbine test rig, Centrifugal pump test rig, Gear oil pump test rig, and Hydraulic ram. 

Automobile Engineering Lab

This well-appointed lab helps students understand the fundamentals of Automotive Engineering which include basic structure, body style, and wheel & tyre assembly. Major equipment in Automobile Engineering Lab are the Chassis of an automobile, synchromesh gearbox, Hydraulic and Mechanical brake, Vehicle lighting system, Wheel, and tyre assembly, Windscreen, and Clutches. It also focuses on the demonstration of numerous types of engines based on a variety of fuels used.

Workshop Practice Lab

The workshop practices impart theoretical knowledge and practical skills to future engineers. The engineering workshop envisions delivering fundamental understanding and applications of machinery and tools and techniques used in manufacturing. The practice helps in reshaping the raw material to create functional products and components.

Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Lab

Refrigeration is a method for keeping the system temperature lower than the ambient temperature. On the other hand, air conditioning relates to temperature, humidity, the velocity of the wind, and air purification control. Students at the RAC laboratory obtain information regarding the functioning of refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

I.C. Engines and Gas Turbine Lab

The laboratory allows students, using different models, to study various parts of the automobile in detail. It consists of a 4-stroke diesel and 4-stroke petrol engine performance test, a VCR engine, and a Morse test. The laboratory also has various automotive components, including a fuel injection system, ignition system, multi-point fuel injection system, gearbox, and other Automobile components.

Robotics and Automation Lab

The objective of this laboratory is to impart basic knowledge about six-axis robots, and different types of microcontrollers including servo and step motors. The students will be able to understand the mechanism behind the industrial robot and automation process.   

Fluid Mechanics Lab

The Fluid Mechanics laboratory is designed to examine the properties of fluids and conduct experiments involving both incompressible and compressible flow. Facilities are available for investigating the fundamentals of fluid statics, kinematics, and kinetics of fluid flow to enhance the hands-on experience of our students. It is an introductory course where flow behavior, 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, flow measurements, major and minor losses in the flow, and defining the state of flow using the Reynolds experiment.

Basics of Mechanical Engineering Lab

This laboratory is primarily used to provide and conduct engineering laboratory experiments on basic mechanical engineering concepts. This is one of the core lab subjects that introduce the student to various mechanical engineering concepts, preparing them to understand the engineering subjects such as Engineering Thermodynamics, the strength of materials and the theory of machines, etc., in a better way. The major equipment in Basics of Mechanical Engineering Lab includes Parallel Force apparatus, the coefficient of friction between wood and various surface, Jib Crane, Screw Jack, Wheel and Axle, Bell crank lever, Worm & Worm Wheel, Study Two-Stroke & Four-Stroke Diesel and Petrol Engines, and Vapor Compression Refrigeration System.

Theory of Machines

The lab enables students to acquire knowledge of machinery used in various machines. This kind of practical exposure helps students decode the subject’s complexities through working models. Electric gyroscope, general governor equipment, static and dynamic balance cam analysis, planetary gear train equipment.

Manufacturing Technology Lab

The laboratory includes experiments related to the machining workshop such as lathes, shaping machines, slotting machines and milling machines, drilling machines, and grinding machines. The laboratory enables students to understand various metal cutting and manufacturing processes used in the industry.

Computer-Aided Machine Drawing Lab

Engineering drawings are scientific representations of objects. Machine drawing is an indispensable communication medium in the industry, used to share information on manufacturing and assembling machine components. Enable students to understand and interpret the drawings of machine parts to prepare assembly drawings using standard CAD software packages.