In this laboratory students get hands-on experiences by working various machines like Universal Testing Machine (UTM), Torsion Testing Machine, Impact Testing Machine, Hardness Tester and Erichson testing machine is provided to the students, so that they may determine the basic mechanical properties of materials. The lab also contains Winch Crab, Worm & Worm wheel, Screw Jack, Flywheel etc.

  • To complete this course student shall lead to
  • Analyze and design structural members subjected to tension, compression, torsion, bending and combined stresses using the fundamental concepts of stress, strain and elastic behavior of materials.
  • Utilize appropriate materials in design considering engineering properties, sustainability.
  • Master the concepts of engineering strength of materials and the behavior of the materials and structures under applied loads.
  • Acquire the fundamentals concepts of mechanics of deformable solids; including static equilibrium, the geometry of deformation, and material constitutive behavior.
  • Get an exposure to the systematic methods for solving engineering problems in solid mechanics.
  • Get an exposure to basic mechanical principles underlying modern approaches for the design of various types of structural members subjected to axial load, torsion, bending, transverse shear, and combined loading.
  • Acquire the necessary theoretical background for further structural analysis and design courses.
  • To study the Brinell hardness testing machine & perform the Brinell hardness test.
  • To study the Rockwell hardness testing machine & perform the Rockwell hardness test.
  • To study the Vickers hardness testing machine & perform the Vickers hardness test.
  • To study the Erichsen sheet metal testing machine & perform the Erichsen sheet metal test.
  • To study the Impact testing machine and perform the Impact tests (Izod & Charpy).
  • To study the Universal testing machine and perform the tensile test.
  • To perform compression & bending tests on UTM.
  • To perform the sheer test on UTM.
  • To study the torsion testing machine and perform the torsion test.
  • To draw shear Force, Bending Moment Diagrams for a simply Supported Beam under Point and Distributed Loads.
  • To determine Mechanical Advantage and Efficiency of Single and Double Purchase Winch Crab.
  • To determine Mechanical Advantage and Efficiency of Worm and Worm Gear of Single, Double and Triple start.
  • To determine Mechanical Advantage, Efficiency of Simple and Compound Screw Jack.
  • To find Moment of Inertia of a Fly Wheel.