Mechanical Engineering

Infrastructures and Facilities

Laboratories:

Laboratory in the Curriculum Area(sq.m),/

Space Number of Students

Dynamics Lab 167.2255/33-36
Fluid mechanics &Machinery  Lab 167.2255/33-36
Strength of materials Lab 167.2255/33-36
Mechatronics Lab 167.2255/33-36
Thermal Lab 167.2255/33-36
Engineering practices Lab 334.451/33-36
Manufacturing Technology Lab 167.2255/33-36
Metrology & Measurements  Lab 92.81014/33-36
CAD/CAM Lab 92.81014/33-36

ENGINEERING PRACTICES LABORATORY

EPL-LAB

The Department also has Engineering Practices Lab for first year students of all branches housed in 357 square meters area which has nearly 30 fitting and carpentry vices. Also the lab is fully equipped with Welding and Smithy devices. Foundry lab is an additional feature of the Engineering Practices lab which contains various mould patterns. In addition to this Plumbing Lab is also housed in the workshop for inculcating practice related to pipe fitting works.

STRENGTH OF MATERIALS LAB

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Strength of materials Lab is incorporated with Mechanical Engineering Department ever since it’s inception in the year 1998. The lab is fully equipped with equipments like Universal Testing Machines, Torsion

Testing Machines, Hardness Testing Machines, and Impact testing Machines etc. that are compatible with Madras & Anna University syllabus. The equipments are duly serviced and calibrated.

Name of the Lab:  Strength of Materials Lab
Sl.No. Equipment
Name Make
1 Universal Testing Machine Techno/Kriptal Elmec Brand,
Model-UTK-40
2 Compression Testing Machine Techno/Kriptal Elmec Brand, Model-KCTM-100
3 Fatigue Testing Machine Techno Brand, Digital
4 Vicker’s Hardness Tester Techno Brand
5 Universal Testing Machine Techno/Kriptal Elmec Brand, Model-UTK-40
6 Compression Testing Machine Techno/Kriptal Elmec Brand, Model-KCTM-100
7 Impact Testing Machine Techno/Kriptal Elmec Brand, Izod/Charpy, Model-KI-300
8 Spring Testing Machine Techno/Gayatri’s Brand, Model-GX-250
9 Torsion Testing Machine Techno/TTK Brand, Model-TTK-10
10 Fatigue Testing Machine Techno Brand, Digital
11 Vicker’s Hardness Tester Techno Brand
12 Trinocular microscope Madras metrological services

FLUID MECHANICS AND MACHINERY LAB

Fluid

Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Lab is incorporated with Mechanical Department ever since its inception. The lab is fully equipped with flow measuring equipments like Venturi meter test rig, Orifice meter test rig and hydraulic machines like centrifugal pump test rig, reciprocating pump test rig, submersible pump test rig etc. In addition to the above the lab is also fully furnished with Hydraulic turbines like Pelton wheel, Francis, Turbo impulse wheel to test its performance and is compatible with Anna University syllabus. The equipments are duly serviced and calibrated.

Name of the Lab:  Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Lab
Sl.No. Equipment
Name Make
1 Pelton Wheel Altech Industries, Coimbatore.
2 Francis Turbine Altech Industries, Coimbatore.
3 Turgo Impulse Turbine Altech Industries, Coimbatore.
4 Kaplan turbine Consolidated engineering services
5 Variable speed Multistage Centrifugal pump test rig. Instech International, Chennai.

Thermal Laboratory

Thermal Engineering Lab was established with 357 square meters area and the equipments are orderly erected to accommodate more seating and moving space for students according to the syllabus framed by Madras University. Later it has been upgraded based on the syllabus framed by Anna University with addition of latest equipment. At present thermal lab is fully equipped and properly serviced periodically. This lab is housed with various equipment like multi cylinder petrol engine test rig , multi cylinder diesel engine test rig with mechanical and electrical loading, refrigerator test rig, air conditioner test rig, centrifugal blower test rig, heat transfer equipments etc. and students conduct experiments on the above machines to test its performance and to gain knowledge in the subject. Crowning the equipments in the laboratory is the BOILER test rig to test the performance of boiler with steam turbine. This lab has been utilized by third year and final year students for their mini and main projects.

Thermal

Name of the Lab: Thermal, IC Engines & Heat Transfer Lab
Equipment
Name Make
1 Open Circuit Wind Tunnel Werner Corp., Coimbatore.
2 LPG Refrigeration Test Rig Altech Industries, Coimbatore.
3 Revomax Boiler Model with separator Thermax, Pune. Model-RXA-02
4 Four stroke single cylinder diesel engine trainer rig and electrical load set up VI microsystems
5 Multi cylinder petrol engine with hydraulic dynamo meter and calorimeter Tamilnadu educational instruments
6 Data acquisition card for I.C engine VI microsystems
7 Automotive radiator set up Appu industries
8 Open Circuit Wind Tunnel Werner Corp., Coimbatore.
9 Multi cylinder petrol engine with hydraulic dynamo meter and calorimeter Tamilnadu educational instruments
10 GAX absorption system for cooling applications

 

Guha Industries,Chennai
11 Performance analysis of micro finned heat exchanger Sunmachx Industries,Trichy
12 Refrigeration Test Rig Werner Corp., Coimbatore.
13 Air Conditioning Test Rig Werner Corp., Coimbatore.
14 Two Stage Air Compressor Test Rig Werner Corp., Coimbatore.
15 Cenrtrifugal Blower Test Rig (Variable Speed) Werner Corp., Coimbatore.
16 Diesel Engine Test Rig (4 Stroke, 1 Cyilnder, 5HP) Altech Industries, Coimbatore.
17 Diesel Engine Test Rig (Slow speed, 1 Cyilnder, 6HP) Altech Industries, Coimbatore.
18 Petrol Engine Test Rig
(4 Stroke, 1Cyilnder)
Altech Industries, Coimbatore.
19 Petrol Engine Test Rig
(2 Stroke, 1Cyilnder)
Altech Industries, Coimbatore.
20 Water Cooling Tower mini Test Rig Almech Enterprise, Coimbatore.
21 Data acquisition card for I.C engine VI microsystems
22 HC vapour compression refrigeration system Consolidated engineering services
23 Lagged pipe apparatus

MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY LAB

Mechanical Engineering Department has a Manufacturing technology lab with 357 square meters area for fulfillment of Anna University syllabus. Our special machines and traditional machines bring out our students with bright technical knowledge. This lab has been serviced regularly since its inception. We also have advanced CNC machines to meet out the current trend of manufacturing systems.

Lathe

Name of the Lab: Lathe & Special Machines Lab
Sl.No. Equipment
Name Make
1 Vertical Milling Machine HMT-FN3V
2 Centre Lathe HMT-NH-22/1000
3 Centre Lathe HMT-NH22
4 Gear hobbing machine H.J.R tools mart
5 Cylindrical grinding machine Techno machine tools
6 Capston with turret heavy duty lathe machine Techno brand
7 Centerless grinder machine Tamilnadu educational instruments
8 Tool and cutter grinder Tamilnadu educational instruments
9 Lathe tool dynamometer Techno machine tools
10 Milling tool dynamometer Tamilnadu educational instruments
11 Capston with turret heavy duty lathe machine with mist machining set up Techno brand
12 Friction Stir welding Machine R.V.Machine Tools,Coimbatore
13 Milling Machine HMT-M2H-HDR
14 Radial Drilling Machine Batliboi sen RDM
15 Capstan Lathe-4Chuck H/K 4 Chuck
16 Turret Lathe H/K 7B Chuck
17 Slotting machine H.J.R tools mart
18 Gear shaper
19 Gear Hobbing
20 Tool and cutter grinder
21 Horizontal milling

Dynamics Lab

Dynamics Lab was established in the year 2000, in 179 square meters area. It is fully equipped with Anna University syllabus including various advanced equipments like reciprocating balancing machine and rotating balancing machine. Advanced feature of the laboratory is the availability of VIB LAB for testing the free, forced vibrations with and without damping and torsional vibrations for multi rotor systems and rotating balancing machine for rotating masses.

Dynamics

Name of the Lab: Instrumentation & Dynamics Lab
Sl.No. Equipment
Name Make
1 Hydraulic Dynamometer Madras Metallugical Services, Chennai.
2 Vibrating Platform & Accelerometer Polylab Engg. Equipments, Miraj.
3 Electrical Dynamometer Madras Metallugical Services, Chennai.
1 Vibration Analysis Setup Madras Metallugical Services, Chennai.
3 Electrical Dynamometer Madras Metallugical Services, Chennai.
4 Dynamic Balancing Machine Hi-tech India, Chennai.
5 Epicyclic Gear Train & Holding Apparatus with speed controlling kit Polylab Engg. Equipments, Miraj.
6 Electro Pneumatic Circuit Trainer Shree Venkateswara Agencies, Chennai.
7 Balancing of Reciprocating Masses Apparatus Polylab Engg. Equipments, Miraj.

Metrology and Measurements Lab

Metrology and Measurements Lab is housed in 62 square meters area adjacent to CAD/CAM/CAE lab and is fully equipped with precision equipments like Autocolimator, Temperature measuring sensors, Force measuring sensors and torque measuring sensors. Also the laboratory has end standards like slip guage to check the standard of accuracy and to calibrate various line or end measuring instruments like vernier caliper, screw guage, vernier height guage etc.

Metrology

Name of the Lab: Metrology Lab
Sl.No. Equipment
Name Make
1 Surface roughness tester Yokesh technology
2 Autocollimator PIPL-ACT-02
3 Floating Carriage Diameter Measuring Machine Tensi Engg., Chennai.

Mechatronics Lab

Mechatronics Lab was established in the year 2007, in 179 square meters area. It is Fully equipped with Anna University syllabus including various advanced mechatronics equipments with high level language software like hydrosim and pneumosim to bring out complete knowledge of mechatronics for fulfillment of students future requirements.

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Name of the Lab: Mechatronics Lab
Sl.No. Equipment
Name Make
1 Process Control Trainer (Flow / Temp / Pres) VI Microsystems, Model- VMPA-062
2 Process Control Trainer
(Direction/Speed/Velocity/Force)
VI Microsystems, Model- VPAT-12L
3 Hydrosim 4.0 H simulation software 9 icenses VI Microsystems,
4 Pneumosim 4.0P simulation software 9 licenses VI Microsystems,
5 Basic Electro-Pneumatic Trainer kit with PLC VI Microsystems, Model-VMT-5
6 Hydraulic & Pneumatic Simulation Software* VI Microsystems, Model- T/0234

CAD/CAM LAB

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Cam

Name of the Lab:  CAD / CAM Lab
Sl.No. Equipment
Name Make
1 CNC XL Turn Trainer MTAB, Chennai.
2 CNC Star Mill Trainer MTAB, Chennai.
3 Plotter Inkjet USAM Tech. Solutions, HP Designjet 500-42″
4 ANSYS Multiphysics Version8.1 SW*
(5 Licences)
Ansys SW Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore.
5 ANSYS Academic Teaching Version11.0 SW*(25 Licences) Ansys SW Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore.
6 Pro-E Wildfire 2.0
(60 Licences)
Esquire Engg Solutions Ltd., Chennai.
7 Pro-E Wildfire 3.0
(100 Licences)
Rolta India Ltd., Chennai.
8 AutoCAD 2005 Edu Rolta India Ltd., Chennai.
9 Pro-E Wildfire 5.0
(50 Licences)
Adroitec information system
10 ANSYS Academic Teaching Version13.0 SW*(50 Licences) 3200 nodes Innovent
11 CNC trainer offline simulation software 30 users Machine tools aids bureau
12 Auto cad 2015 Autodesk
13 Plotter Inkjet USAM Tech. Solutions, HP Designjet 500-42″
14 IBM Server SSS  Sys. Pvt. Ltd., (Intel P-IV, 2.4GHz, 36GBx2 HDD)

Availability of Computing   Facilities in the Department

S.No Lab Hardware configuration Capacity Software availabity Supporting facilities
1 CAD Lab Lenovo Desktop

Intel Dual Core@3.0 GHZ

2 GB DDR3 RAM (1+1)

320 GB SATA HDD

Keyboard

Optical Scroll Mouse

18.5” Lenovo LCD Monitor

39 ·   MS OFFICE

·   ANSYS 13.0

(50licenses)

·   PRO-E wild fire 5.0

(50licenses)

·   AUTOCAD2012

·   ABACUS 6.11

(unlimited nodes)

·         Printer

·         Internet

2 Mechatronics lab Lenovo Desktop

Intel Dual Core@3.0 GHZ

2 GB DDR3 RAM (1+1)

320 GB SATA HDD

Keyboard

Optical Scroll Mouse

18.5” Lenovo LCD Monitor

9 ·   MS OFFICE

·   HYDROSIM

·   PNEUMOSIM

·   LABVIEW