This lab contains four-stroke three-cylinder petrol engine with hydraulic dynamometer test rig, engine valve diagram, Orsat apparatus for exhaust gas analysis, two-stroke petrol engine with rope brake dynamometer test rig, computerized four-stroke single cylinder diesel engine test rig to calculate bhp, ihp, frictional power efficiency of engines and multi-cylinder 4 stroke diesel engine test rig with hydraulic brake dynamometer.

The main objective of this lab is to develop an idea of fuel properties and their variation with temperature, determination of kinematic viscosity and calorific value of fuels, understanding of basic internal combustion engine performance, determination of friction power and volumetric efficiency of I.C. engines and the use of multi-stage compression.

After the completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Understand the complete operation of 2 strokes and 4 stroke I.C engines which can be further confirmed by V.T.D and P.T.D
  • Find the performance of 2-S and 4-S engines and the variation of various performance parameters with load and speed.
  • Know how to balance the heat energy available in engine cylinder after the combustion process.
  • Understand the working and performance evaluation of mechanical power consuming devices like compressors.
  • Analyze the performance of the variable compression ratio engine with computerized set up which enables the understanding of pressure variation with crank angle during a cycle of operation.
  • Find the kinematic viscosity of fuels and its variation with temperature.