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Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Mechanical Engineering Department came into existence in the year 2001. Its initial intake of 60 students. The intake has been increased to 120 in 2006. In addition the students are admitted through lateral entry & fee waiver scheme in 3rd semester. The department runs second shift with capacity of 60 since 2010. In addition the department runs three full time post graduate courses in Mechanical Design, Thermal Engineering & Production Engineering with maximum intake of 18 students in each. 

Message by HoD

Mechanical is the mother of all engineering. The back bone of the department is its well established laboratories starting from Mechanical workshop which has all the facilities which an industry generally have. Department has all important design softwares vide; FLUID DYNAMICS (CFD-POST, CFX, FLUENT, POLY FLOW), ICEM CFD MECHANICAL APDL ANSYS, TURBOGRID, WORKBENCH. In the year 2008-2009 Department has received grant of Rs.12 lacs for moderniztion of IC Engine Lab from AICTE & Rs. 7.6 lacs in the year 2010-2011. The Department of Mechanical Engineering regularly organize various extra-curricular activities, cultural events and excursion, conducive in creating a congenial atmosphere.

Our Objectives

  1. Prepare effective and responsible graduate engineers for global requirements by providing quality education.
  2. Upgrade existing labs of department and establishing Mordrobe in various fields.
  3. To promote problem based learning in the department to meet requirements of industries.
  4. To strengthen sponsored Research Projects in collaboration with AICTE.
  5. To achieve the target of total faculty with qualification of PhD in the relevant field.

Achievements

Students of Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Shankaracharya Technical Campus, Bhilai (C.G.) has got the honor of participating in the competitions organized by NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration, USA consecutively for two years. The only Technical Campus from Central India & CHHATTISGARH to have this opportunity is Shri Shankaracharya Technical Campus, Bhilai (C.G.).

  1. Students of Mechanical Engineering Department, Shri Shankaracharya Technical Campus, participating in NASA's 20th Anniversary the great moon buggy race Marshall Space Flight center, Huntsville, United States of America.
  2. Short Term Course on “APPLICATION & RESEARCH SCOPE OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS”, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering SSTC (FET) on 8th & 9th January, 2016.
  3. 2nd International Conference on Innovative Research in “ Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Computer Science and Information Technology” (MECIT-2015) organized by “Krishi Sanskriti” on 22nd and 23rd August 2015 at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi was attended by three students of Mechanical Engineering Department.
  4. Technical Paper on “ Elastic Analysis of Exponentially varying FGM Rotating Disk by Finite Element Method”, by “Student Amit Kumar Thawait and Prof.Lakshman Sondhi
  5. Paper “ An approximate solution to the stress and deformation stress of functionally graded rotating disks” presented by Prof.Lakshman Sondhi at 11th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ICME 2015) on 18th-20th December, 2015 organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, BUET, Dhaka 1000
  6. Quality Circle Forum of India( Bhilai Chapter certificate to Prof. Ajay Kumar Verma.
  7. Yogesh Jaiswal with all India Rank 320in GATE-2016

Research Facility

  1. 5 user CFD & ANSYS software is available for designing and research.
  2. 3D printer is available for research.
  3. Exhaust Gas Analyzer is to perform research in the field of IC engines.
  4. Vibration analyzer kit is available for research by ME scholars.
  5. Creo (Advanced Version) & NX4 softwares.

Contact:

Phone No: 0788-4088888 Ext:144
Fax No: 0788-2291606
Email ID:

Lab Details:

Post Graduate Lab

S.N. Department Name of Laboratory Carpet Area (in sq meters) Major Equipments Available Purpose
1 Mechanical Engineering CFD Lab 45sq.m ANSYS FLUENT (SOFTWARE) For analysis of fluid flow, ME Ist sem.(THERMAL) Students utilizing this lab
2 ExperimentalMethods in Thermal Engineering 72sqm Heat transfer apparatus, Forced ConvectionofAir in a tube apparatus For thermal analysis of fluids. ME Ist sem.(thermal) Students utilizing this lab
3 Instrumentation Lab 72sqm Data acquisition System(DAS), Electric comparator For analysis and synthesis of datas. . ME 2nd sem.(thermal) Students utilizing this lab
4 Modeling Lab & Simulation Lab 45sqm ANSYS FLUENT (SOFTWARE),. For modeling & simulation of fluid flow & heat transfer problems. . ME 2nd sem.(thermal) Students utilizing this lab
5 Tribology Lab 72sqm Karl Fisher Titrator, Tilted pad Bearing Apparatus, Kinematic Viscometer. To measure moisture in lubricating oil. To studywear characteristics. ME Ist sem.(Design) Students utilizing this lab
6 Mechanical Vibration Lab 75sqm Universal vibration apparatus Vibration analysis of free, forced & damped vibration. ME Ist sem.(Design) Students utilizing this lab
7 Finite Element Method Lab 45sqm ANSYS Modelling & analysis of mechanical applications. ME 2nd sem.(Design) Students utilizing this lab
8 CAD / CAM Lab 106sqm NX4,PROE, For modeling & simulation mechanical engg. problems. .ME 2nd sem.(Design) Students utilizing this lab

Under Graduate Lab

S.No. Department Name of Laboratory Carpet Area (in sq meters) Major Equipments Available Purpose
1 Mechanical Engineering Fundamentals of Engineering Lab 81sqm crane Jib helicalcompression spring,liftingmachine, Wormand wormwheel, Single/double Purchase Winchcrab To study various mechanical machines. Students of 1st year utilising this lab
2 Workshop 700sqm Lathe m/c Shaper,drilling, welding,fittingshop For studying mechanical manufacturing. Prccesses. Students of 1st year utilising this lab
3 CAD / CAM Lab 106sqm Pro E AutoCAD,ANSYS Modelling of mechanical applications, Students of 7th sem. & 4th sem. utilising this lab
4 Manufacturing Lab 700sqm Lathe m/c shaper,drilling, welding,fittingshop. For studying mechanical manufacturing. Prccesses. Students of 5th utilising this lab.
5 Material Testing Lab 81sqm UniversalTestingMachine, Impact TestingMachine, Fatigue Testing Machine,TorsionTesting Machine, Hardness TestingMachine For studying strengths of various materials. Students of 3rd sem. utilising this lab.
6 Fluid Mechanics Lab 120sqm Metacentric height determination apparatus, Pipe frictionapparatus invarious pipe fittings To study various fluid flow problems. Students of 4th sem. utilising this lab.
7 Mechanical Measurement & Metrology Lab 72sqm StrainCantilever Beam, Torque Transducer,Thermocouple For studying various transducers & sensors. Students of 4th sem. utilising this lab
8 Engineering. Thermodynamics Lab 45sqm Models of two stroke, four stroke engines, high pressure boilers For studying thermodynamic analysis of engines & boilers. Students of 3rd sem. utilising this lab
9 Kinematics of Machine Lab 75sqm Camanalysis apparatus,Journal bearingapparatus, Coriolli’s component apparatus For studying different mechanisms. Students of 4th sem. utilising this lab
12 Dynamics of Machine Lab 75sqm UniversalVibration Apparatus,WhirlingOfShaft Apparatus,BalancingApparatus (BothStatic & Dynamic), Gyroscope apparatus, Governor apparatus withdifferential attachments For studying vibration, balancing, governors principle. Students of 5th sem. utilising this lab
13 Fluid Machinery Lab 120sqm Pelton WheelTurbine,Francis Turbine Test Rig, MultiStage Centrifugal Pump Test Rig,Reciprocating Pump Test Rig For studying various hydraulic turbines,pumps. Students of 5th sem. utilising this lab
14 Internal Combustion Engine Lab 144sqm Two & Four Stroke PetrolAnd DieselEngines withHydraulic Dynamometer, Four Stroke Single-Cylinder DieselEngine test , Stroke Multi-Cylinder PetrolEngine Test Rig For studying various engine performance characteristics and its testing. Students of 6th sem. utilising this lab
17 Heat & Mass Transfer Lab 72sqm ThermalConductivityOfMetal Bar Apparatus,Thermal ConductivityOfLiquid Apparatus,PinFin Apparatus,Stefen-Boltzman Constant OfRadiationOfHeat Transfer Apparatus For studying principles of heat transfer due to conduction, convection and radiation. Students of 6th sem. utilising this lab
18 Automobile Engineering Lab 144sqm Chassis of car, differential, Synchromesh gear box, Steering mechanism For studying basics of automobile parts. Students of 7th sem. utilising this lab
19 Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Lab 72sqm Domestic Refrigerator,Air & Water Heat Pump Test Rig,Air ConditioningTest Rig,Simple AbsorptionSystemTest Rig For studying refrigeration and air-conditioning systems. Students of 7th sem. utilising this lab
20 Robotics Lab 45sqm 5 Axis Robotic ArmSystem,Hex Crawler Robot,MechanicalKit To study fundamental theory of robot design. . Students of 8th sem. utilising this lab

Google Scholar Link for publications

Mr. Devanshu Prasad: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=q0d7Z2EAAAAJ&view_op=list_works
Mr. Hari ram Chandrakar: https://scholar.google.ca/citations?hl=en&user=FJyDXlwAAAAJ&view_op=list_works