Laboratory in Charge: Rahul Kumar (Asst. Professor)
Laboratory Information: The Fluid Machinery Lab in the Department of Mechanical Engineering is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to the study and experimentation of various fluid machines and their applications. Fluid machinery plays a vital role in numerous industrial sectors, such as power generation, transportation, and manufacturing, making this laboratory an essential component of the mechanical engineering curriculum.
Practical Application: The Fluid Machinery Lab in the Department of Mechanical Engineering serves as a crucial platform for students to gain practical insights into the fascinating world of fluid machines. Through hands-on experimentation and analysis, students develop the skills necessary to become proficient mechanical engineers capable of designing, operating, and optimizing fluid machinery for various industrial applications.
Experimental Skills: By conducting experiments and projects in this lab, students will gain insights into the fundamental principles of fluid mechanics, learn how to analyze and assess the performance of different fluid machines. The primary objective of the Fluid Machinery Lab is to provide students with hands-on experience and practical knowledge related to fluid machines’ design, operation, and performance., and develop essential engineering skills.
Course Objectives:
1. To understand the working of different turbines.
2. To understand behavior and parameters change during change in loading condition of the turbine.
3. To understand the change in power delivery capacity with change in head and flow rates.
Course Outcomes:
After completion of the experiments, student will be able to:
CO1: establish relation between different efficiency, head and flow rates.
CO2: plot the performance curve for all different type of turbine.
CO3: check the behavioral changes in performance of turbine with change in other relevant inputs.

S. No.     List of Equipment/ Test Rigs
1.            Impact of Jet on Vanes
2.            Pelton Turbine Test Rig
3.            Francis Turbine Test Rig
4.            Kaplan Turbine Test Rig
5.            Reciprocating Pump Test Rig
6.            Centrifugal Air Blower.



Impact of Jet on Vanes

Pelton Turbine Test Rig

Centrifugal Air Blower.

Francis Turbine

Kaplan Turbine Test Rig

Reciprocating Pump Test Rig