Department of Mechanical Engineering
Students who have an interest in the working and making of machines, manufacturing processes, and machine design may take up this course. Mechanical Engineering program revolves around concepts such as designing, manufacturing and working of machines and tools, parts of machines and their design, concepts of physics etc. As a result, students will come across subjects focusing of machines, such as- Theory of Machines, Dynamics of Machines etc.
The Mechanical Engineering Department of RCE, Roorkee is fully equipped to meet the requirements of B.Tech (Mech) course. It has highly qualified and experienced faculty, most of those are product of engineering college of very high repute such as IIT, NIT and other engineering institutes of national and international fame.
Mechanical Engineering is a core and evergreen branch. Almost all core industries and manufacturing units makes use of machines. Thus, for functioning and maintenance of machines, qualified Mechanical Engineers are needed by such Industries!
In the above mention organizations and sectors, B.E./B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering graduates may take up the following roles-
- Design Engineer
- Purchase and Quality Control Executive
- Assistant Mechanical Engineer
- Mechanical Engineer
Advance Registration for admission in B. Tech courses has begun for the students who have appeared in the qualifying examination i.e. 10 +2 in the current year or passed earlier & will appear in AIEEE/JEE in the current year. The admission shall begin as soon as the result of 10+2 is announced by the CBSE / ICSE / Uttarakhand Board / Any other equivalent board.
Advance Registration for admission in Diploma courses has begun for the students who have appeared in the qualifying examination i.e. 10 or 10 +2 in the current year. The admission shall begin as soon as the result of 10 or 10+2 is announced by the CBSE / ICSE / Uttarakhand Board / Any other equivalent board.
The following are the labs run by the department:
Material Science Lab
Muffle Furnace, Inverted Metallographic, Microscope, Abrasive Cutoff Machine and PC/ Set up, ultrasonic machine for microstructure determination are some examples of typical updated equipment available in the lab to cater the knowledge of material properties."/>
Machine Drawing Lab
Machine drawing lab is the representation of a machine component or machine by lines according to certain set rules. A machine drawing generally gives all the external and internal details of the machine component from which it can be manufactured. The machining symbols, tolerances, bill of material, etc. are specified on the drawing. The-relative position of the different components and to make assembly drawing are also specified.
Fluid Mechanics Lab
This lab introduces practical knowledge of behaviour of fluids to the students which they are earlier studied by using mathematical equations. It involves study of various properties of the fluid, such as velocity, pressure, density and temperature, as functions of space and time. Fluid mechanics is the branch of physics which deals with the properties of fluids, namely liquids and gases, and their interaction with forces.
Manufacturing Science Lab-I
Manufacturing Science Lab chiefly encompasses Metal casting, Welding, Press working and processing of Plastics. It inculcates knowledge and skill to the students starting from preparing a wooden pattern to completion of a casting which also comprises different Sand testing techniques. Also, students can understand broadly Welding and press working skills employed in Industries.
Measurement and Metrology Lab
Measurement and Metrology is one the most important areas related to Quality Control – as found on shop floors. The lab has fully developed set of equipment to make the students industry ready.
Thermodynamics is a branch of physics concerned with heat and temperature and their relation to energy and work. The behaviour of these quantities is governed by the four laws of thermodynamics, irrespective of the composition or specific properties of the material or system in question.
Control System Lab
This lab consists of experiments performed on control system like position controller.A control system manages, commands, directs or regulates the behaviour of other devices orsystems. It can range from a home heating controller using a thermostat controlling a domestic boiler to large Industrial control systems which are used for controlling processes or machines.
Theory of Machine and Design Lab
The lab has various models to demonstrate the important concepts of Kinematics of Machines. Besides these, equipment necessary for providing practical understanding of the important concepts of balancing of machine parts, vibrations in machine, parts, flywheels and gear drives are studied in it.
Heat and Mass Transfer Lab
Heat and Mass transfer is an important area of Mechanical Engineering. The lab provides the facilities for imparting practical on the related concepts of heat and mass transfer in thermal power plants, gas turbines, steam turbines and Heat exchangers.
Application of Programming and OOPs Lab
The lab is installed with all important editors like CodeBlock, Dev C++ and Java compiler to provide a dual operating system environment where the students can learn to execute Java and C++ programs in all types of environments to learn OOPs concepts.
Machine Design Lab-II
The lab course in Machine Design help students understand the fundamentals of designing the most commonly used parts, elements and units of various machines. Small components of machine on assembling make a big machine, hence the machine as a whole as well as its individual components have to be designed.
Fluid Machinery Lab
Fluid Machinery lab has the equipment needed to impart practical knowledge to the students in the essential area of Mechanical Engineering. Hydraulic Impulse and Reaction type Turbines, Centrifugal and reciprocating pumps and Flow measuring equipment are some of the example of the equipment in this lab.
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Lab
RAC (Refrigeration & Air Conditioning) is one of the most important contributions of Mechanical Engineering to the present day civilization. The lab has state of the art facilities for providing the hands-on experience to the students. Knowledge of domestic refrigerators and its various components, concepts of cooling and heating systems.
Computer Aided Drafting is taught using common software like AutoCAD, Creo etc. used by 1St year B.Tech. (All branches) &B.Tech. (Mechanical) in general. Here, students love to spend hours together practicing these high end software in air-conditioned computer labs.
Automobile Engineering Lab
The lab has updated equipment needed for imparting practical insights in the study of Automobile Engineering. Various elements like transmission, suspension, chassis etc. are dealt with.
Advanced Robotic Control Lab For Industrial Application
In this laboratory students of RCE are getting advanced training on cutting edge Robotic Software. This training is meant to pave the way for RCE students to access the industrial robots located in INDIA companies like Hero Honda, Maruti Suzuki, Tata motors, etc. and apply their work practically.
CNC Machine Lab In Collaboration With MSME
The students will be able to gain the knowledge of
• Read and understanding engineering drawings
• Conversant with various machine tools, measuring instruments and their uses
• Able to perform various machining operations on conventional machines as well as CNC Machines
• Ability to Read, Understand, develop, and modify CNC part programme
Advance Software lab (Solid Edge)
Solid Edge is a 3D CAD, parametric feature and synchronous technology solid modelling software. It runs on Microsoft Windows and provides solid modelling, assembly modelling and 2D orthographic view functionality for mechanical designers. Originally developed and released by Intergraph in 1996 using the ACIS geometric modelling kernel it later changed to using the Para solid kernel. Now days Siemens has offered a free 2D version called Solid Edge 2D Drafting. Solid Edge is also having all of the additional features such as mechanical and electrical routing software, and powerful engineering simulation capabilities for CAE (Computer Aided Engineering).
This virtual lab provides remote-access to various Labs in Mechanical Engineering and would cater to students at the undergraduate level, post graduate level as well as to research scholars.
Labs which are ready for use are: Material Response to Micro structural, Mechanical, Thermal and Biological Stimuli Lab, Metal Forming Lab, Mechanics of Machine Lab, Machine Dynamics & Vibration Lab, Vibration and Acoustics Lab, Micro machining Lab, FAB Lab, General Purpose Production Shop Simulation Lab, Mine Automation and Virtual Reality Lab, Fluid and Thermal Sciences Lab.