Shridevi Institute of Engineering and Technology

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Our Design laboratory focuses on the analysis of various vibration systems like longitudinal, transverse, and torsional vibrations, along with experiments on governors, balancing of rotating masses, and gyroscopes. Equipped with Universal Vibration Testing Equipment, Balancing of Rotating Masses set-up, governors, Whirling of Shaft apparatus, Motorised Gyroscope, Strain Rosettes, and Polariscope, this lab offers hands-on experiences for understanding machine dynamics and mechanical system behaviors under different vibrational conditions.

The Energy Conversion Laboratory focuses on studying the performance of IC engines, offering hands-on experience with equipment such as the Four-stroke Single Cylinder Diesel Engine Test Rig, Two-stroke Single Cylinder Petrol Engine Test Rig, Multi-cylinder Petrol Engine Test Rig, and Valve Timing Diagram of Four Stroke Diesel Engine with Cut Section. This lab provides a practical understanding of internal combustion engine operations, fuel efficiency, and performance characteristics, aiding in the exploration of energy conversion processes and engine dynamics.

The CAD/CAM/CIM/CAE Laboratory is a platform for students to learn drafting, modeling, analysis, and CNC machining software. Equipped with an LED projector and software tools like Solid Edge V19, CADian2006, ANSYS 10.0, and CADEM (CAPS Turn and CAPS Mill), this lab provides hands-on experience in designing machine parts, simulating operations, and studying CNC Turning and Milling processes.

The Basic Workshop lab serves as a fundamental learning space where students delve into the practical applications of hand tools across a spectrum of operations. These operations span metal cutting, filing, woodcutting, planning, and more, enabling students to create functional articles. The lab is well-equipped with essential tools and machinery including bench vices for securing workpieces, a pillar-type drilling machine for precision drilling tasks, a bench grinding machine for sharpening and shaping, a shearing machine for cutting sheet metal, a surface plate for flatness measurements, and a welding machine for joining metals. These resources provide a hands-on experience essential for understanding craftsmanship and engineering principles in a tangible way.

The Heat Transfer lab serves as an essential space for students to explore the intricacies of heat transfer through conduction, convection, and radiation, alongside studying key thermal properties like thermal conductivity and heat transfer coefficients. Equipped with a range of specialized apparatus, this lab facilitates comprehensive learning experiences. Students work with tools such as the Thermal Conductivity of Metal Rod setup to understand heat flow in solids, the Composite Wall Apparatus for studying heat transfer through composite materials, and experiments on natural and forced convection to grasp heat transfer in fluids. The lab also features apparatus like the Emissivity Measurement Apparatus for exploring radiation properties, the Stefan–Boltzmann Apparatus for radiation heat transfer calculations, and equipment for studying heat exchangers, transient heat conduction, boiling, condensation, and refrigeration processes. These resources offer hands-on opportunities to deepen understanding and practical skills in heat transfer phenomena and related engineering principles.

The Fluid Mechanics and Machines lab is designed to provide hands-on experience in analyzing fluid forces on various vanes, determining coefficients of discharge for orifice meters and nozzles, studying the impact of friction on fluids, and calculating friction coefficients for fluids flowing through pipes. The lab is equipped with specialized apparatus such as the Coefficient of Friction in Pipes setup for friction analysis, equipment for determining force developed by impact of jets on vanes, and flow measuring devices like orifice plates, flow nozzles, and V-notch setups for flow rate measurements. Additionally, students explore the performance and efficiency of reciprocating and centrifugal pumps, gaining insights into their functioning. The lab also covers the study of air compressors and blowers, enhancing understanding of these important mechanical systems. With equipment including reciprocating pumps, multi-stage centrifugal pumps, two-stage reciprocating air compressors, and turbines like the Francis Turbine and Pelton Wheel Turbine, students engage in comprehensive learning about fluid mechanics principles and the operation of fluid machinery.

The Measurements Laboratory is equipped with a diverse range of measurement equipment to facilitate precise and comprehensive analysis across various parameters. This includes a Pressure Gauge for measuring pressure, Thermocouples for temperature measurement, LVDT (Linear Variable Differential Transformer) for displacement measurement, Load Cells for measuring loads, and Strain Gauges for measuring strain in materials. Additionally, the lab features specialized tools such as a Tool Maker’s Microscope for measuring thread parameters, a Drill Tool Dynamometer to measure cutting forces during drilling operations, and a Lathe Tool Dynamometer for measuring cutting forces during lathe operations. Furthermore, it includes an Optical Flat for measuring surface flatness and a Mechanical Comparator for comparing dimensions accurately. This array of equipment enables students to gain hands-on experience in precise measurement techniques essential for various engineering applications, ensuring a thorough understanding of measurement principles and practices.

The Foundry Laboratory is well-equipped with a range of specialized equipment to facilitate various processes related to metal casting and forging. It includes a Universal Sand Testing Machine designed for conducting Compression, Shear, and Tensile Tests on molding sand, ensuring its quality and suitability for casting. The lab also features a Sieves Set and Sieve Shaker for Sieve Analysis and determining the Grain Fineness Number (GFN) of base sand, along with equipment for testing Permeability, Clay Content, and Moisture Content, crucial factors in molding sand properties.

The Materials Testing Laboratory is equipped with a range of sophisticated equipment to conduct comprehensive analyses and assessments of various materials. This includes a Universal Testing Machine with a 60-ton capacity, used for conducting Tensile, Compressive, Shear, and Bending Tests on both Mild Steel and Wooden Test Specimens, providing insights into material strength and behavior under different forces.

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