Hydraulics Lab1

Following are the equipment in this laboratory used for various purposes

  • Hydraulic Trainer
  • Pneumatic Trainer Hydraulic Servo System
  • Pneumatic Servo System to simulate and study all types of Hydraulic and Pneumatic valves for flow control, direction control and pressure control.

Following are the equipment in this laboratory used for various purposes

  • Study of gyroscopic couple and its effect
  • Various types of governor and thin control linkage for speed control action
  • Various types of gear profiles and generation of gear profile by using gear profile generation setup.
  • tudy and measurement of logarithmic treatment.

 Heat transfer2  

Following are the equipment in this laboratory used for various purposes

  • CONDUCTION: Thermal conductivity of insulating powder, Variation of thermal conductivity of metals with respect to temperature, Thermal resistance of composite wall, Temperature distribution in pin fin, etc.
  • CONVECTION: Heat transfer in Natural Convection.
  • RADIATION: Emissivity of test plate, Verification of Stefan Boltzman law, etc.
  • HEAT EXCHANGERS: Effectiveness of parallel and counter flow type heat exchangers.
  • BOILING HEAT TRANSFER: Critical heat flux in boiling heat transfer.

Following are the equipment in this laboratory used for various purposes

  • Venturimeter, Orifice meter, V-notch are used to measure the flow rate of fluid.
  • Reynolds experiment used to measure turbulence in the fluid.
  • Bernoulli's experiment used to measure total head of flow
  • Friction through pipes used to measure friction in pipes for different material and diameter of pipes.
  • Centrifugal pump test rig for measuring the performance of pump at various flow rates.
  • Pelton wheel turbine and Francis turbine for measuring discharge, power output and efficiency of turbine. Also the facility to measure the above parameters under constant head and constant speed is available
  • Hydraulic ram pump is used to convert potential energy of fluid into Kinetic energy to transfer fluid from lower lead to higher head.
  • Also the model of wind tunnel is there to study the resistance of air.
 Fluid Mech Lab

Following are the equipment in this laboratory used for various purposes

  • Sand siever-Instrument is used to findout grain fineness number of sand.
  • Mold hardness tester-Instrument is used to findout green mold hardness of sand mold.
  • Core hardness tester-Instrument is used to findout hardness of cores.
  • Permeability meter-Instrument is used to findout to find out permeability number of green sand, core sand and raw sand.
  • Rapid moisture tester-Instrument is used to determine the moisture content in molding sand.
  • Sand washer-Instrument is used to determine the percentage of dead clay.
  • Strength tester-Instrument is used to determine compressive strength, tensile strength, shear strength and transverse strength of prepared specimen.
  • Sand Muler-Instrument is used to mix sand water and binders.

CAD/CAM caters to the requirements of development of basic conceptual design for an engineering component then carrying out stress/strain analysis of the conceptual model built by using sophisticated design software like

  • ANSYS, CATIA V5R15, SOLID WORKS, COSMOS, NASTRAN-PATRAN, SOLID CAST, OPTICAST, EDGECAM etc. After finalising the conceptual design kinematic analysis can be done by the additional features provided in the design software.
  • The CAM facility supports
  • Generating CNC programs for various components.
  • Checking correctness of program by simulation feature of the software and cross checking the tool path movement, after the process has been rectified in CNC machine.

Following are the equipment in this laboratory used for various purposes

  • This lab is equipped with different sensors and actuators.
  • Students can do PLC programming for real life situations.
  • Interfacing of various types of sensors with PLC is possible and experimentation can be done to check concept of automation using these sensors & actuators.

This workshop caters to the requirement for all the students from textile, electronics and mechanical department. Workshop is equipped with following machinery required to carry out basic mechanical engineering operations like turning, welding, milling, drilling, shaping, etc.

Machines available in this workshop:

  •     Centre lathes
  •     Shapers
  •     Bench Grinders
  •     Wood turning lathes
  •     Milling machine
  •     Radial Drilling Machine
  •     Bench Drilling Machine
  •     Fitting Vice
  •     Carpentry vice
  •     Bar cutting machine
  •     Shearing machine
  •     Welding machine
  •     Gas welding machine
 Workshop Lathe Machines1

Following are the equipment in this laboratory used for various purposes

  • Study of different types of boilers, their mountings and accessories.
  • Air compressors, fuels, etc.
  • The models and charts of these are available in the laboratory.
  • The laboratory also consists of the test rigs to conduct the trials on the rotary and reciprocating air compressors.
  • Condensers and cooling towers, trial on calorimeters, air blower, reciprocating air compressor.
  • Test on grease penetrometer and droping point of grease, carbon residue, cloud and pour point, aniline point, and study and test on steam/air nozzle, etc can be conducted in this laboratory.

This lab is equipped with various testing rigs for various types of I.C engines

  • Single cylinder 2 stroke petrol engine.
  • Single cylinder 4 stroke slow speed diesel engine.
  • Multicylinder petrol engine with facility of morse test to find mechanical efficiency.
  • Multicylinder diesel engine.
  • All these test rigs are to check the performance of engine and to find out following important parameters related to engine performance.
  • Specific fuel consumption
  • Thermal efficiency, mechanical efficiency and volumetric efficiency.
  • To find heat balance sheet i.e. heat equivalent to brake power, heat lost in exhaust and heat lost in cooling

All the engine test rigs are having facility to check the performance under varying load conditions by rope brake dynamotor or hydraulic dynamometer. Duel fuel type generator set developing 2.5 Kilo Watt power with testing panel backs up the laborato

 IC Engine Lab



Epicyclic Gear Train&Braking Torque Measuring Equipment

Specifications of the motor, control panel and important input parameters for the experimentation are as Follows.

1. Epicyclic gear train ratio 1: 9.

2. 1 HP D.C. motor, 3000 rpm, 230 Volt, 4 Amp.

3. Control panel with dimmer (D.C.) for speed variation and Ammeter, voltmeter to get input power

4. Internal epicyclic gear consists of; 1) Ring gear having 80 teeth, 2) sun gear having 10 teeth, 3)

Planet gear having 35 teeth.

5. This instrument is useful for measuring torques in epicyclic gear train.








1. D.C Motor-PMDC motor 1 H.P ,230 V 3000 rpm

2. Brake drum arrangement of diameter 205 mm

3. Drive pulley p1 and driven pulley p2-equal of diameter 205

4. Flat belt-fixed length (canvas and cotton material)

5. Belt tightening arrangement -motor assembly is sliding on inclined base.

6. A control panel -to change the motor speed (driving pulley speed) and to indicate the drive pulley p1 speed and driven speed p2 speed.

7. Control panel also consists of voltmeter ammeter and dimmerstat and necessary switches.

8. This instrument is useful for measuring percentage of slip at fixed belt tension by varying the load on rake drum.




Experimental Stress Analysis Lab

The Diffused Light Research Polariscope , is used for the purpose of determining the fringe constant of photo elastic materials and determination of stress concentration. The appratus has facility for conducting experimentation like
Determination of Fringe constant of photoelastic material using:

  • Circular disc subjected to diametric compression
  • Pure bending specimen (four point bending)

Determination of stress concentration using:

  • Photo elasticity for component like plate with a hole under tension, 2D crane hook etc.
 OpticalProjector MQC lab- Profile Projection System


  • 300mm screen.
  • Electronica make DRO system.
  • Motorized Platform X-Y  is 25mm
  • Mechanical screen vernier protractor with 1min least count.


  • Profile Projector for measuring  small and complicated  profiles
  • To check of surface contour.
  • To check pitch of threads.
  • To check radius.
  •  Because of DRO interfacing getting digital data.
  • 300mm screen gives precision reading.
  • PCD checking for jobs.
  • Motorized  and manual drive.


DKTE is always striving hard to give modern and advanced knowledge to students and faculty members. As a part of this, on 29th August 2013, DKTE inaugurated an advanced and fully equipped Center of Competence in Industrial Automation lab in association with BOSCH Rexroth, Germany. The lab consists of state of art equipments such as PLC, Hydraulic and Pneumatic workstations, Sensorics, Modular Mechatronic System, MLD and CNC workstations. Such a center of excellence will cater the training and research needs of UG and PG students and industry professionals. Through this lab Mechanical department is going to conduct various training programs on automation to produce industry ready technocrats.

The lab was inaugurated at the hand of Dr,N.J.Pawar, Vice Chancellor, Shivaji University, Kolhapur and Hon’ble Chairman, Mr. K.B.Awade. For the function the members of DKTE society, faculty members, industrial persons and students were present. Prof.Dr.V.R.Naik and Prof. S,A.Soundattikar coordinated the function


Bosch Lab1



E-Foundry Lab

In department of Mechanical Engineering, E foundry lab has been set up. This lab will work in coordination with Foundry lab of IIT Mumbai. Through this lab online session on foundry technology and online casting simulation can be conducted.

The objective of lab is to provide advanced knowledge and tanning in casting technology to industries, faculty members and students.

The lab was inaugurated on 7th of September 2013 at the hand of Prof. Dr,B Ravi, IIT Mumbai, Dr. S.M.Sawant, Dean, Shivaji University, Kolhapur and Hon’ble Chairman, Mr. K.B.Awade. For the function the members of DKTE society, faculty members, industrial persons and student were present. The activities of lab will be coordinated by Prof. Dr. V.D.Shinde.

Foundry Lab


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