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Heat Transfer Laboratory

This laboratory serves the practicals for the course Heat Transfer. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:CM-129 Lab In-charge: Prof. S. P. Mankani

List of available Experimental set ups (1) Thermal Conductivity of insulating powder Apparatus(2) Composite Wall Apparatus(3) Thermal Conductivity of metal rod Apparatus(4) Emissivity measurement Apparatus(5) Stefan Boltzmann Apparatus(6) Natural Convection Apparatus(7) Forced Convection Apparatus(8) Pin Fin Apparatus(9) Critical Heat Flux Apparatus(10) Heat Pipe Demonstrator(11) Parallel flow and counter flow Heat Exchanger Apparatus

Hydraulics and Pneumatics Laboratory

This laboratory serves the practicals for the course Fluid Machinery & Fluid Power. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:CM-124 Lab In-charge: Prof. P.V. Enkande

List of available Equipments for Experiments (1) Air Compressor 0.5 HP Model MSC 6 (2) Pneumatic Trainer (3) Centrifugal Blower Testing with 3 HP Induction Motor (4) Intensifier (5) Hydraulic Lifting Platform (6) Gear Pump Test Rig. (7) Wind Tunnel (8) Vane Pump Test Rig. (9) Centrifugal Pump Test Rig. (10) Hydraulic Ram Test Rig. (11) Hydraulic Trainer

Theory of Machines Laboratory

This laboratory serves the practicals for the courses Theory of Machines(I & II). The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:CM-123 Lab In-charge: Prof. A.N. Surde

List of available Equipments for Experiments (1) Motorized Gyroscope (2) Static Balancing Apparatus (3) Motorized Governors (4) Board Models (5) Vibration study Apparatus (6) Cam Analysis Machine (7) Journal Bearing 8)FFT Analyser

Metallurgy Laboratory

This laboratory serves the practicals for the course Metallurgy. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:CM-121 Lab In-charge: Prof. P. P. Mitragotri

List of available Equipments (1) Vertical Metallurgical Microscope (2) Inverted Metallurgical Microscope (3) Single Spindle Polishing Machine (4) Various Dislocation Models, Charts and Micro-structure Specimens (5) Electro Discharge Polishing Machine (6) Monocular Vertical Metallurgical Microscope (7) Cold mounting Die consists of Base Plate, Die and lid (8) CCD Colour Camera with Power Supply, Computer P-IV (9) Fatigue Testing Machine (10) Poldi Hardness Tester (11) Die Penetrant Test Kit (12) Eddy Current Testing Kit (13) Programmable Temperature Controller (14) Muffle Furnace and Tempering Furnace

Foundry Testing Laboratory

This laboratory serves the practicals for the courses Manufacturing Process and Machine Tool Process. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:CM-121 Lab In-charge: Prof. P.P. Mitragotri

List of Available Equipments (1) Permeability Meter(With two orifices of 0.5 mm and 1.5 mm) (2) Rapid Moisture Tester (3) Sieve Shaker consists of 11 sieves, lid and clamp (4) Electronic Weigh Scale (5) Universal Strength Machine with Transverse, Shear and Tensile attachments (6) Clay Washer with Control Unit (7) Mould Hardness Tester (8) Core Hardness Tester

Mechanical Measurements And Control Laboratory

This laboratory serves the practicals for the course Metrology and Mechanical Measurements. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:205 Lab In-charge: Prof. P.V. Salunke

List of Available Equipments (1)Temperature measuring unit consisting of RTD IT-4, Thermocouple IT-2, Thermistor IT-3 (2)Strain Gauge indicator IT-6 (A) (3)Flow measurement unit along with Rota meter (4)Vibration measurement unit (5)Temperature controller unit to demonstrate P,P+I,P+I+D, CE8 (6)Speed Measurement apparatus. (7)Temperature Measurement Apparatus. (8)Vacuum Measurement Apparatus. (9)Vibration Measurement Apparatus. (10)Sound Measurement Apparatus. (11)Strain Measurement Apparatus. (12)Pressure Measurement Apparatus. (13)Torque Measurement Apparatus.

Experimental Stress Analysis Laboratory

This laboratory serves the practicals for the course Experimental Stress Analysis. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:CM-112 Lab In-charge: Mr.Prof. S.B. Tuljapure

List of Available Equipments (1) Universal polariscope arrangement (2) Single Element Strain Gauge (3) Rosette Gauges (4) Strain Gauge Set up with Single , Double & four arm (5) Strain Gauge Circuits (6) Strain Gauge Module with Rosette (7) Load Transducer (8) Force Measurement Module (9) Torque Measurement Module

Automatic Control Engineering Laboratory

This laboratory serves the practicals for the course Automatic Control Engineering. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:CM-127-A Lab In-charge: Prof. V. D. Sathe

List of Available Equipments (1)Pneumatic Servo System Demonstrator. (2)Micro based Temperature Control System. (3)A. C. Position Control System. (4)Magnetic Amplifier System. (5)Microprocessor Based Level Measurement and Control, C.R.O. (6)Automatic Speed Control (7)DC position Control System. (8)P.I.D. Controller. (9)Simple Thermal System.

Internal Combustion Engines Laboratory

The Internal combustion engine laboratory provides hands-on training to impart technical knowledge and practical skills for tackling technical issues in engines, alternative fuels and emission control. Experimental research on alternative fuels especially blended fuels can be performed with the help of the the two computerized test rigs. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:WS-109 Lab In-charge: Prof. R.D. Mistry

(A)Test Rigs: 1)Computerized VCR engine test rig. 2)Computerized 4-cylinder petrol engine test rig. 3)Single-cylinder, two stroke petrol engine test rig. 4)Low speed diesel engine test rig. (B)Demonstration Equipments: 1)4 cylinder truck engine cutaway. 2)Single cylinder diesel engine cutaway. 3)4 cylinder petrol engine for student projects and tinkering. 4)Diesel fuel injection pump cutaway. 5)Fuel injector calibration test rig. (C)Training Equipment: 1)Ten single cylinder motorcycle and scooter engines for hands-on training.

Steam Power Engineering Laboratory

This laboratory serves the practicals for the courses Power Plant Engineering, Thermodynamics. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:CM-129 Lab In-charge: Prof. D. J. Doshi

This laboratory consists of Boiler Unit (1)Separating and Throttling Calorimeter (2)Flow Measurement Units (3)Turbine with Eddy Current Dynamo (4)Nozzle Flow Apparatus (5)Condenser Units (6)Water Softener (7)Feed Pump

Metrology & Quality Control Laboratory

This laboratory serves the practicals for the course Metrology. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:CM-217-A Lab In-charge: Prof. P.R. Kulkarni

List of Available Equipments (1)Surface Finish Tester (2)Floating Carriage Micrometer with thread measuring wire set (3)Slip Gauges M83 (4)Profile Projector (5)Surface plates C.I & Granite (6)Angle Slip Gauges (7)Vernier Callipers & Micrometers (8)Sigma Comparator (9)Monochromatic Light Unit (10)Pneumatic Gauging System (11)Height Master (12)Sine bar & Sine Center (13)Dial Comparator with Magnetic base (14)Optical Flat (15)Plug & Ring gauges (16)Machine Tool Alignment test kit

Workshop

The workshop is fully equipped with all necessary machines and tools to cater the requirements of F.E., S.E. and T.E. students. It is also used to complete the final year projects. Workshop Superintendent: Prof. D. J. Doshi.

Major Machines: 1) Lathe Machines - 22 nos 2) Milling Machine - 2 nos 3) Grinding Machine - 1 nos 4) Shaping Machine - 3 nos 5) Planer Machine - 1 nos 6) CNC - Lathe Machine - 1 nos 7) Gear Hobbing Machine - 1 nos 8)Drilling Machine - 3 nos 9)Wood Turning Lathe - 2 nos 10)Hydraulic Press - 1 nos 11)Hecksaw - 2 nos 12)Welding Machine - 2 nos

CAD/CAM

This laboratory Serves the practicals for CAD/CAM course. This laboratory can be used for training of CNC machines and research work. Lab Incharge: Prof. K.G.Valase

1) CNC XL Turn (Lathe)2) CNC XL Mill 3)ASRS 4) Linear shuttle conveyer 6) Axis loading and unloading arm 7) ARISTO robot

Tool Engineering Laboratory

This laboratory serves the practicals for the course Tool Engineering. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:CM-217-B Lab In-charge: Prof. A.B. Ankulkar

List of Available Equipments (1)Tool Dynamo-meters- For Lathe & For Drilling (2)Strain Gauge Unit (3)Milling Tool Dynamo-meter (4)Jig Plates (5)Fixtures (6)Washer Making Tool

Energy Engineering Lab

This laboratory serves the practicals for the course Energy Engineering. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:WS-111 Lab In-charge: Prof. G.B. Aglave

List of Available Equipments (1)Solar PV Domestic Light(2)Solar PV Lantern(3)Solar Educational Kit(4)Solar Cooker. (Concentrated Type)(5)Solar Cooker. (Box Type)(6)Solar Still (2.5-3 LPD)(7)Solar PV Pump(8)Solar Water Heating System (500 ltr)(9)Wind Mill(10)Display Boards(11)Solar Photo –Voltaic Model.(12)Solar PV Street Light(13)Domestic Solar Oven

Computer Centre

This laboratory serves the practicals for the courses CAD/CAM and Finite Element Analysis. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:CM-224 Lab In-charge: Prof. S.A. Jeurkar

List of Available Equipments (1) Computers with Latest Configuration 90 Nos (2) Printer - Dot Matrix 01 Nos (3) Printer - Desk Jet - 03 Nos (4) Printer - Laser Jet - 04 Nos (5) Laptop - 03 Nos (6) LCD Projector - 02 Nos

Mechatronics and Control Laboratory

The Mechatronics and Control Systems Laboratory serves the the academic courses Control Engineering, Mechatronics, Industrial Controllers and Robotics and RoboClub projects. Testing stations are set up for the construction and testing of logic circuits, micro-controllers and interfacing of devices. Ten PC workstations are available for interfacing with micro-controller based systems which are included in practicals and also used for student projects. A ThinkLABs 5 axis robot is interfaced to a PC is used for the Robotics course which provides working knowledge of robot programming, robot kinematics and robot simulation. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:CM-219 Lab In-charge: Prof. R.D. Mistry

1)Workstations - 10 2)Anthropomorphic Robot:ThinkLABs 5-axis, 6 DOF robot with simulation software. 3)Robot Kits - AVR based iBots, Sumo bots and micro mouse. 4)8085 and 8051 based microcomputer boards. 5)PID controller trainer kit. 6)D.C motor control trainer kit. 7)Stepper motor control trainer kit. 8)X-Y plotter control trainer kit. 9)Water level control trainer kit. 10)Machine Vision testing station.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Laboratory

This Laboratory provides support for the course “Refrigeration and Air conditioning”. Training, research and testing in the area of refrigeration and air conditioning can be carried out using the various test rigs. Study on Vapour Absorption System can be carried out with the help of the VAR test rig. The set-up can be integrated with other equipment in the department such as boilers and heat exchangers, solar energy systems etc. for further study on vapour absorption system. Non conventional refrigeration techniques can be studied using Vortex tube and Thermoelectric refrigeration apparatus. The laboratory details are as given below. Room No:CM-128-A Lab In-charge: Prof. G.B. Aglave

(A)Test Rigs; 1)Mechanical heat pump test rig. 2)Vapour absorption system test rig. 3)Mini Ice-plant test rig. 4)Unitary air conditioner test rig. 5)Refrigeration (VCC) test rig. (B)Demonstration Equipment: 1)Thermoelectric apparatus. 2)Vortex tube apparatus.

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