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Automobile Engineering

The laboratories of the department are designed to provide the students with the exact environment that they may expect at any of the best companies. They are provided with the latest machines and equipment as per the syllabus. The student gains knowledge by working with the various components and by performing various tests on vehicles.

Vehicle Testing Laboratory

Students gain experimental knowledge on the performance and testing of vehicles.

The objectives of the laboratory course are to:

  • Perform testing using dynamometers
  • Perform engine analysis using diagnostic systems
  • Conduct wheel balancing and alignment
  • Conduct exhausts gas analysis
  • Adjust timing and test a fuel injection pump.
List of Experiments

Some of the experiments conducted at this laboratory are:

  • Studying the performance of a two-wheeler using Eddy current chassis dynamometer.
  • Testing of four-wheelers using a chassis dynamometer
  • Determination of slide slip, suspension efficiency, brake efficiency and headlight alignment using car test lane
  • Engine analysis using an engine diagnostic system for gasoline and diesel engine
  • Wheel balancing, tire removal and fitment.
  • Wheel alignment
  • Study of chemiluminescent NOx analyzer
  • Measurement of HC, CO, CO2 and O2 using exhaust gas analyzer.
  • Testing of diesel smoke intensity
  • Fuel injections pump timing adjustment and testing.

Artifact Dissection Laboratory

In this laboratory, students develop their designing skills by conducting experiments related to the application of the various principles of physics. They also equip themselves with the functions of the various components that they see in their day-to-day life and modify and perfect the designs.

List of Experiments

Some of the experiments conducted at this laboratory are:

  • Study of Basic Tools
  • Dismantling and Assembling a bicycle
  • Dismantling and Assembling a sewing machine.
  • Dismantling and Assembly the hand drilling machine
  • Dismantling and Assembling Piston Assembly from a 2-stroke IC Engine.
  • Dismantling and Assembling Kick Starter Assembly from a 2-stroke IC Engine.

Engine and Fuel Testing Laboratory

This Laboratory course is intended to provide students with experimental knowledge on the performance and operation of I.C. Engines. The objective of the course is to provide:

  • knowledge of the test engines
  • A means to test the lubricants and fuels used for IC engines
  • A safe environment to conduct the performance and heat balance test on IC engines using various dynamometers, and
  • Various ways to test fuels.
List of Experiments

A variety of experiments are conducted at the laboratory like:

  • Valve Timing Diagram for Four-Stroke Engine and Valve Timing Diagram for Two-Stroke Engine
  • Performance test on constant speed diesel engine
  • Performance test on Petrol engine at full throttle and part throttle conditions
  • Performance test on Diesel Engine at full load and part load conditions
  • Morse test on petrol engines
  • Test for optimum coolant flow rate in IC engines
  • Energy Balance test on an Automotive Diesel Engine
  • Determination of flash and fire point of fuels and lubricating oil by different methods
  • Determination of viscosity of oil by different methods like Redwood, Say bolt and Engler’s Viscometer
  • Study and use of pressure pickup, charge amplifier, storage oscilloscope and signal analyzers used for IC Engine Testing.

Automotive Components Laboratory

This provides the students hands-on experimental knowledge on the various automotive components.

The objective of these exercises is to:

  • 1. Understand different types of frames used in various automobiles
  • 2. Dismantle and assemble the various systems in an automobile
  • 3. Understand the Seating Layout
  • Various ways to test fuels.
List of Experiments

A variety of experiments are conducted at the laboratory like:

  • Study of Frames used for HMV, Car, Two and Three Wheelers
  • Dismantling and assembling of different types of engines
  • Dismantling and assembling of the Fuel supply system
  • Dismantling and assembling of the Steering system
  • Dismantling and assembling of the Suspension system
  • Dismantling and assembling of the Braking system
  • Dismantling and assembling of the Wheels and Tyres
  • Dismantling and assembling of the Propeller Shaft, Universal Joints and Differential
  • Study of the Driver Seat
  • Brake adjustment and bleeding

Automotive Electrical and Electronics System Laboratory

This laboratory provides knowledge regarding the application of electrical and electronics in different automotive systems.

The objective of these exercises is to:

  • Understanding battery, Cranking motor construction and testing methods
  • Understand the principle of an alternator and to test the alternator
  • Understand the Electronic Controls in Gasoline Engine
  • Understand the basics of Vehicle Motion Control and telematics system
  • Perform OBD II test on vehicle and Perform rapid control prototyping with real-time hardware.
List of Experiments
  • Study of Automotive electrical layout
  • Study of voltage regulator, solenoids, Horn and wiper mechanism.
  • Battery Testing –Hydrometer, Load test, Individual Cell voltage test, Jump Start Principle.
  • Starter Motor –Continuity test, Insulation Test, Load test.
  • Alternator Testing –Continuity test, Insulation Test, Load test.
  • Fault Diagnosis using OBD handheld Devices
  • Basics of graphical Programming
  • ADC interfacing for IR Sensor
  • PWM Signal generation
  • H-Bridge Motor speed and position Control
  • UART communication for parking sensor
  • I2C for Accelerometer-based application
  • GPS –Dead Reckoning system
  • Study of Controller Area Network (CAN)
  • Study of Instrument Clusters and communication protocols (LIN, MOST)

Vehicle Dynamics Laboratory

This laboratory focuses on enhancing the student’s knowledge in the various dynamic behaviors of road vehicles under different loading conditions as well as their computer simulations using computer-aided tools.

The objective of these exercises is to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of computer-aided tools for numerical simulations
  • Improve the ability of the student to solve vehicle dynamics problems using simulation tools
  • Equip the students and make them familiar with lateral and longitudinal dynamics.
List of Experiments

Some of the experiments conducted here are:

  • Introduction to computer-aided simulation tools
  • Numerical simulation of suspensions parameter optimizations
  • Multibody dynamic simulation of half car
  • Numerical simulation of the steering system
  • Suspension test
  • Steering test
  • Damper test
  • Centre of gravity test
  • Brake test

Apart from the equipment available for regular laboratory work, the department also houses and provides special equipment to help students understand vehicles better. Some of these additional resources available are:

1 Computerized fuel system (petrol carburetor type)
2 Truck actual cut section-motorized
3 Brake adjustment and bleeding hydraulic brake assembly (brake pedal, cylinder, brake drum)
4 Braking system (air brake assembly)
5 Fuel system (diesel FIP type single cylinder actual working)
6 Model of driver seat mounted on original hinges on a frame
7 Cut section model of rack & pinion type steering of ambassador (working)
8 Steering system recirculating ball type
9 Steering system worm and gear type
10 Steering system worm and sector type
11 Suspension system front axle cut section working
12 Petrol engine 4-stroke 4-cylinder working cut section
13 Differential unit complete working cut section
14 LMV or car gearbox working cut section
15 Engine compression tester (petrol)
16 Engine compression tester (diesel)
17 Abels Flash And Fire Point Apparatus
15 Redwood Viscometer
18 Saybolt Viscometer
19 Cloud And Pour Point Apparatus
20 Two-wheeler Chassis Dynamometer
21 Computerized Car Wheel aligner
22 Cut Section Model Of 2 Stroke Single Cylinder Petrol Engine
23 Portable Cylinder Reboring Machine Boring
24 Valve Refacer Machine
25 SMS Decarbonizing machine
26 Nozzle tester
27 Nozzle Holder Jig Suitable for different types of Nozzles
28 Fuel Injection Calibration Machine Drive
29 Working model of Power Window
30 Car wheel balancer
31 Bright tyre changer
32 4 gas analyzer ARAI approved
33 NOx analyzer handheld device
34 Spark plug cleaner and tester Machine
35 Cut section model of the power steering system
36 Cut section model of complete leaf spring type rear suspension system
37 Computerized console for car brake tester
38 Side Slip tester
39 Suspension tester
40 4-wheeler chassis dynamometer
41 Auto electrical test bench