Department of Marine Engineering

Marine Engineering Laboratory Facilities

The Marine Engineering has following art laboratories catering to UG students:

1. Material Testing Lab

Brinell, Vickers, Rockwell hardness testers, Magnetic Particle Tester, Impact tester, Rotary fatigue tester, Torsion tester, Universal testing Machine (manual and computer operated), Wear tester, Micro hardness tester, Microscope, Heating Furnace.

2. Mechanical Measurements and Metrology Lab

Autocollimator, Optical Profile Projector, Calibration of thermo couple, Load Cell, LVDT Amplifier, Gear tooth Vernier Caliper ,Bore dial gauge – 18X35mm, Bore dial gauge – 35X60mm, Tool Makers Microscope, Dead Weight Pressure Gauge, Floating Carriage Micrometer, Comparators, Thread Micrometer, Vernier Caliper, Micrometer, Strain Gauge, Dial Indicator.

3. Machine Shop

Lathes, Milling Machines, Drilling Machines, Planing Machines, Power Hacksaw, Grinding Machines, CNC Lathe, Cylindrical Grinding Machine, Bench grinder, Shaping Machine, Surface Grinder.

4. Foundry and Forging Lab

Universal Sand Testing Machine, Sand rammer, Beam balance, Permeability tester, Sieve analyser, Clay content tester, Moisture content testing machine, Ovens, Furnace, Different types of Patterns, Moulding boxes, Power Press

5. Marine Engine Lab

Bomb Calorimeter, Junkers Calorimeter, Cleaveland Flash & Fire Point Apparatus, Abel’s flash and fire point apparatus, Pensky Martin flash and fire point apparatus, Redwood viscometer, Say bolt viscometer, Torsion viscometer, Kirloskar water cooled 4-Stroke diesel engine, 2-Stroke Petrol Engine, Variable compression engine, Multi-cylinder Petrol engine (Morse test), Planimeter, Cut-section of 4-Stroke and 2-Stroke engine.

6. Fluid Mechanics and Machines Lab

Francis turbine test rig, Kaplan turbine test rig, Pelton wheel test rig, Gear Pump test rig, Impact of jet on vane test rig, Friction in pipes test rig, Single stage centrifugal pump test rig, Multi stage centrifugal pump test rig, V-notch, Venturimeter, Orificemeter, Air Compressor

7. Heat transfer Lab

Forced convection apparatus, Pin fin apparatus, Free or Natural convection apparatus, Parallel flow & Counter flow heat exchangers, Thermal conductivity apparatus, Stefan Boltzman apparatus, Emissivity apparatus, Equipment for critical heat flux measurement, Vapour compression refrigeration apparatus, Air conditioning apparatus.

8. Marine Electrical Lab

D.C. shunt and compound generator, DC series generator, DC series motor, 3-Phase Alternator, Swinburne’s Test setup, Hopkinson’s Test Setup, Resistor Load Bench, Digital Power Meter, Rheostat, DC Motor, Power Factor Meter, Wattmeter, Ammeter, Voltmeter, Precision Magnetic Analyser.

9. Vibration Lab

Gyroscopic set – up, Journal bearing test rig, Polariscope, Projector for 3D photoelastic analysis, Equipment for studying whirling of shaft, Static and Dynamic Balancing Machine, Porter Governor and Hartnell Governor, Pressure variation measurement equipment, Torque measurement equipment, Equipment for study of kinematics of gear teeth, Inversion and friction of 4 bar mechanism, strain rosettes.

10. CAMD and Simulation Lab

The department has 2 computer laboratories with 120 computer terminals connected to Windows / Linux servers installed with required Software’s (ANSYS, SOLID EDGE, CNC Programming, MATLAB) to carry out regular laboratory work and project work.

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