Right from the establishment of SVIT, Mechanical department was started in 1997 with intake of 60 students. Mechanical department is well equipped with workshop and laboratories. Now we have intake of 120 students in B.E. Mechanical since 2010. We also have Post graduation in mechanical CAD/CAM branch since 2010 with intake of 18 students, also Bachelor of Vocation (B. Voc.) & Diploma in Vocation (D. Voc.) in Automobile Servicing has also been incorporated with an intake of 25 Students each from 2018.
Discipline scales the newer heights every year because of its qualified and eminent faculty members and skilled supporting staff. By organizing various extra and co-curricular events; departments have contributed in generation of technologically skilled human force in the national integrity. Number of research publications is observed in diversified domains by our eminent faculty members. The departments are well known for their excellent performance across the country.
To prepare technically sound and competent mechanical engineering to cater to the needs of industry and professional world.
Year of Starting
Name of the Laboratory - AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING LAB
This lab is use for Mechanical engineering students with facilities for the group of 30 students to carry out experiments. The lab is well-equipped and enables students to understand the fundamentals of Automotive Engineering which includes basic structure, body style, and wheel & tyre assembly. Major Equipment in Automobile Engineering Lab are: - Cut sectional chassis of Ambassador car, cut section four stroke four-cylinder petrol engine, fuel injection system, steering gear unit, Chassis of an automobile, synchromesh gear box, Hydraulic and Mechanical brake.
Name of the Laboratory - BME Lab
Basic Mechanical Engineering Laboratory has various Boiler Models like Cocharan Boiler, Babcock Wilcox Boiler and Lancashire Boiler and Various models of Accessories for understanding working principle of Steam Boiler. We have a model of Refrigerator to understand the VCRS cycle and various components of VCRS system. We have also a model of different couplings and gears to understand the function and application of each. In our Laboratory we have a models of a 2- stroke and 4-stroke petrol and diesel Engine to understand the various components of IC Engine and working of IC Engine.
Name of the Laboratory - Computer Aided Manufacturing lab
The laboratory was established by a Mechanical Engineering Department to provide our students with knowledge and hands-on experience in the area of Computer Aided Manufacturing and considering the emerging research and development in the area of manufacturing segment in the industrial fraternity. The objective of the CAM laboratory is to prepare the students industry ready and to acquire employability skills with the know of how the CNC programming and cutting tool path generation through CNC simulation software by using G-Codes and M-codes. In addition, it is aimed at to demonstrate and understand the importance of automation and its predominant role in the assembly line of shop floor, so that to satisfy the need of agil e manufacturing to meet the urging need of global competitiveness of upcoming industries. On completion of this simulation through CNC software, students will have the knowledge of key manufacturing technologies and their underlying principles applied in current manufacturing industry and will be comfortable with using commercial CAM systems to solve real world problems. Also, students are expected to develop the ability to work in industrial environment to design programs for various models and various (multi-axis) CNC machine tools. Our laboratory functioning with the following equipments. CAM laboratory comprise of following computer tools, machines, and setups: 1. CNC Turning Center 2. CNC Milling Machine 3. A set of Four axis Dobot Magician Robot 4. Dell makes Computers (13 nos.) 5. A Compressor I.CNC Turning Center This industrial type design slant bed turning center with 8 station programmable turret is the ideal machine tool for training our students and this machine can be compatible with Fanuc control system., Model: PSG CNC 110, Features: Industrial slant-bed design, PC-based 2 axis continuous path control system, 8 station programmable turret, Programmable spindle, Fully enclosed working area, FMS / CIM Compatible, II.CNC Machining Center This CNC Milling machine with an optional 6 station Automatic Tool Changer and this machine can be compatible with Fanuc control system., Model: MTAB XLMILL, Features: PC-based 3 axis continuous path control system, 6 station programmable ATC, Programmable Spindle, Fully enclosed working area, Hydro-pneumatic vice, FMS / CIM Compatible, III. A set of 4 - Axis Dobot Magician Robotic Arm This is a modular 4 axis articulated robot, which consists of medium duty stepper motors for all joint actuation. The controller consists of easy plug and play type cable for swift interfacing and online programming through dedicated software for various applications. Programming and control of the articulated robot for various applications both through manual as well as auto mode for repetitive tasks. The robotic arm can also be operated by Bluetooth module, WIFI module and Joystick control kit. The Dobot Magician Robot is also equipped with the Belt Conveyor, Linear Rail system, and the Vision System. The students can also learn the graphical programming (Blockly- developed by a Google) and perform the various tasks. Dobot Magician Features: Number of axis: 4, Payload: 500g, Maximum Reach: 320 mm, Position Repeatability: 0.2 mm, Controller: Dobot Integrated Controller, Path type: Point to point, linear and circular interpolation path, End effectors: 3-D Printer Kit, Laser Engraving, Pen Holder for drawing and Writing, Vacuum Suction cup, and Mechanical Gripper, Field.
Name of the Laboratory - Control Engineering Lab
The feedback automatic control systems are an essential feature of numerous industrial processes, scientific instruments and even commercial, social and management situations. A thorough understanding of the elementary principles of this all embracing technology is of great relevance for all engineers and scientists. Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems are often integrated with control system. This lab gives hands on experience of various hydraulic and pneumatic circuits. Facility: Hardware Hydraulic Trainer with different types of DCVs, Solenoid Valve, Flow Control Valves. Pneumatic Trainer with compressor, Flow Control Valve, Shuttle Valve, different DCVs. Software Hydraulic Simulation Software by Festo Controls Pvt. Ltd. (15 Licenses) Subjects: Control Engineering and Oil Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Name of the Laboratory - Dynamics of Machines Lab
Dynamics of Machines laboratory, also known as DOM lab is associated with UG subjects such as Theory of Machines, Dynamics of Machinery and Theory of Vibration (Aeronautical Engg.). All equipment here are in running conditions and all the practical of the syllabus and beyond syllabus are performed. The laboratory has display models, apparatus, instruments and equipment. Major of them are Gyroscope, Universal Governor setup, Whirling of shafts setup, Cam analysis setup, Vib-lab frames, stroboscope and vibrometer. Our department has received a grant of Rs. 15 Lacs from AICTE for Dynamic Balancing Machine. The Machine will be installed and commissioned soon.
Name of the Laboratory - Fluid Power Engineering Lab
Fluid Power Engineering Laboratory is equipped with Pelton Turbine, Francis Turbine, Reciprocating Pump, Centrifugal Pump, Gear Pump, Reciprocating Air Compressor, Impact of Jet Set Up, Axial Flow Fan & Centrifugal Blower to conduct various Performance Test for practical verification of theoretical principles of fluid machines , to find out various performance parameters of fluid machines & to get performance characteristics of different machines . These equipments are useful to conduct experiments at under graduate level as well as for post level student projects.
Name of the Laboratory - Heat Transfer Lab
The Heat Transfer laboratory is equipped with setups that study both basic as well as applied heat transfer phenomena targeted for undergraduate heat transfer courses. This laboratory provides fundamental and industrial knowledge about modes of heat transfer, like conduction, convection and radiation, and their application. It gives the in-hand experience of lab-scale experiments on various types of equipments such as heat transfer through forced and natural convection, composite wall, pin fin, lagged pipe, emissivity apparatus, shell and tube heat exchanger, double pipe heat exchanger, dropwise and filmwise condensation, unsteady state heat transfer, etc. The lab aims to provide practical knowledge of experimental methods and it is expected that students will be able to plan an appropriate approach to experiment work, demonstrate safe working in the choice of method and apparatus and collect information to arrive at a final conclusion.
Name of the Laboratory - Internal Combustion Engine
An Internal Combustion Engine converts chemical energy into mechanical work to run different systems of vehicle. Aim behind this laboratory work is to teach student about basic laws of thermodynamics, heat transfer between various systems and conversion of heat to one form to another form. Students can enhance their knowledge by applying theoretical principle to practical skills. A range of different engines and fuels make students eager to brush their knowledge. After learning, students can understand difference between working of SI and CI engines, evaluate parameters of emissions and understand performance parameters of different engines. The setup consists of 4-stroke, multi-cylinders petrol (MPFI) engine connected to hydraulic dynamometer for engine loading. The setup has stand-alone type independent panel box consisting of air box, fuel tank, manometer, fuel measuring unit, and digital temperature indicator. The setup enables study of engine for brake power, BMEP, brake thermal efficiency, volumetric efficiency, specific fuel consumption, air-fuel ratio and heat balance. Provision is also made for conducting Morse test.
Name of the Laboratory - Mechanical Measurements and Metrology Lab
Metrology is the science of measurement. It is a way through which manufacturers ensure all components parts fit and work correctly. It is essential for solving almost all technical problems in the field of engineering in general, and in production engineering and experimental design in particular. Due to latest advancements in manufacturing techniques, higher productivity and accuracy cannot be achieved unless the science of metrology is properly understood. Therefore, metrology allows engineers to produce products more accurately, more quickly and to a higher standard. The aim of the Mechanical Measurement and Metrology lab is to educate students about the science of measurements. It provides a means of assessing the suitability of measuring instruments, their calibration, and the quality control of manufactured products. By having relevant knowledge in the area of Measurement and Metrology students will have firm foundation for the pursuit of graduate studies in engineering.
Name of the Laboratory - MATERIALS SCIENCE AND METALLURGY LAB
Materials are backbone of every industry. Understanding the basics of material science and metallurgy is absolutely vital for every engineers. Mechanical engineers mostly use metals and alloys as the basic inputs materials and are mainly concerned about their mechanical properties. Properties of the metals and alloys are dependent on the internal structure of the metals, chemical composition, shaping history and heat treatment. Therefore, by studying Materials Science and Metallurgy one can co-relate the behavior of the metals and alloys with its structure and properties. The aim of the Material Science and Metallurgy lab is to give a practical insight to the students regarding the use of basic principles of science to study the structure-properties relationships of various materials. Students are taught about various Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) methods, heat treatment methods and are given sufficient hands-on practice.
Name of the Laboratory - Rapid Prototyping Lab
Rapid Prototyping is a department facility created in year 2014. The facility is extensively used by students and faculty across the entire institute. The term rapid prototyping (RP) refers to a class of technologies that can automatically construct physical models from Computer-Aided Design (CAD) data. These “three dimensional printers” allow designers to quickly create tangible physical prototypes of their designs, rather than just two-dimensional pictures. Rapid prototyping machine installed at the laboratory works of Fused Deposition modelling Method. The process uses polymer filament (PLA and ABS) as a raw material to build artifacts irrespective of their complexity.
Name of the Laboratory - Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Lab
The Refrigeration & Air-conditioning Laboratory of this department is equipped with various experiment setups for the Under Graduate Mechanical Engineering Students. Fundamental concepts and experimental exposure about refrigeration and air conditioning systems are provided in laboratory. Ice Plant Trainer: In Ice Plant trainer students get hands on experience on the working of an actual Ice manufacturing plant. This experiment will help students understand how to prepare brine refrigerant and different components of the ice plant systems.Cold Storage Plant: In Cold storage Plant trainer setup enables students to get a hand on experience on the working of an actual cold storage plant. This experiment will help students understand the effect of the various parameters like refrigeration load, refrigerant mass flow rate, condenser cooling rate, etc. on the working cycle. Cascade Refrigeration Trainer: This Refrigerator Works on working principle of simple Vapour Compression cycle. It continuously circulating, evaporating, and condensing a fixed supply of refrigerant in a closed system accomplishes mechanical refrigeration. Evaporating occurs at a low temperature and low pressure while condensation occurs at a high temperature and pressure. This experiment will help students to understand the compounding systems using different refrigerant in each cycle of the cascade.
Name of the Laboratory - CAD LABORATORY
The CAD laboratory at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology (formerly known as SVIT, Vasad) is a central facility available with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, wherein all the students of the UG & PG research scholars and faculty can work with 2-D and 3-D design and analysis packages. The users are encouraged to learn, practice and apply the knowledge gained into their research areas. Initially this facility is introduced mainly for students to evolve concepts and convert it into a complete product The CAD lab provides digitally integrated environment where the users can perform: Geometric Modeling ,Finite Element Analysis ,Product Development ,Rapid Prototyping.
Name of the Laboratory - WORKSHOP
The workshop is a central facility which is used in first year by students of all branches. It supports teaching activities by providing demonstrations of various hand tools and machine tools used in various manufacturing processes. Students of almost all faculties of engineering uses the facilities in workshop to prepare working models in their project work. The workshop at SVIT is equipped with various shops like Fitting shop, Carpentry shop, Welding shop, Machine shop, Foundry shop, Smithy shop, Sheetmetal shop. The workshop is also equipped with state of the art machine tools like Lathe, Milling, Shaping, Slotting, Cylindrical Grinder, Surface Grinder, Power Press, Submerged Arc Welding, Tungsten Inert Gas Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Spot Welding, Pit furnace, Single spindle automat, Electro Discharge Machine.
Name of the Laboratory - Surface Engineering
Inauguration of Surface Engineering and Nanotechnology Lab was done on 17th June 2022, by Shri Ronakbhai Patel (Chairman, NEST), Shri Alpeshbhai Patel (Treasurer, NEST) and Shri Dineshbhai Patel (Campus Director, SVIT). The occasion was graced by Dr. S.D. Toliwal (Principal, SVIT), Dr. P.V. Ramana (HOD, Mech. Engg.) and other staff members of SVIT familiy. Surface Engineering and Nanotechnology Lab is developed by Dr. Sekar Prakash Saladi, Associate Professor, Mech. Engg. Dept. and Prof. Hetal R Chauhan, Assistant Professor, Mech. Engg. Dept., with the help of research grant for Rs. 49.5 Lakhs received from GUJCOST, DST, Government of Gujarat. High Temperature Wear, Erosion and Corrosion studies can be performed as per American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) in this laboratory. Major Facilities are: 1. High Temperature Modular Tribometer (POD 4.0, Up to 1000 C) 2. Advanced micro balance for precision weight measurements (up to 0.01 mg) 3. High Temperature Furnace for Corrosion Testing (up to 1200 C) 4. Air Jet Erosion Test Rig as per ASTM Standards
|1||Capiq Engineering, B/5/14, BIDC Gorwa Vadodara 390016||March 2020||Student Internship Employment Industrial Visits Expert Talk Final Year students’ projects|
|2||Specialised Components, 8, GIDC, Industrial Estate, Makarpura, Vadodara 390010||March 2020||Student Internship Employment Industrial Visits Expert Talk Final Year students’ projects|
|3||Exal Corporation, 462, GIDC Makarpura Vadodara 390010||March 2020||Student Internship Employment Industrial Visits Expert Talk Final Year students’ projects|
|4||Rajnil Forgings, 287 GIDC Makarpura Vadodara 390010||August 2020||Student Internship Employment Industrial Visits Expert Talk Final Year students’ projects|
|5||Mechtech Engineers, 858/2/B, GIDC Makarpura Vadodara 390010||February 2020||Student Internship Employment Industrial Visits Expert Talk Final Year students’ projects|
|6||Amin Auto Agencies -- Anand (Bajaj and Force Motors)||2/2/2018||On Job Training for Vocational Programmes|
|7||Tectone Motors Pvt. Ltd. --Vadodara (Skoda)||30/1/2018||On Job Training for Vocational Programmes|
|8||Torque Automotive Pvt. Ltd. -- Vadodara (Toyota)||30/01/2018||On Job Training for Vocational Programmes|
|9||Mahanidhi Evaporation Pvt. Ltd. Kharia Meghasar road, CEAT tyres road gatemuvala, HALOL, Panchmahal Gujarat||12/01/2019||On Job Training for Vocational Programmes|
|10||Unique Air Products 193/B Makarpura GIDC Vadodara, 390010||17/01/2019||On Job Training for Vocational Programmes|
5 members won the RoboFest 2.0 as joint-winner along with SVNIT, Surat in the Rover category, and awarded with a prize money of Rs 2,50,000, during an award function held by GUJCOST, Gandhinagar
Research Grant of Rs. 50,000 Received from GTU MRP-RPS "Numerical and experimental investigation on tool shapes in incremental sheet forming process"
sahil salekar ROBOFEST-Gujarat 2.0 competition by GUJCOST received price money of 50,000/-.
Mr. Rajan Shah won Second Prize in all Gujarat Poster Presentation on the topic entitled “Bio Medical Waste Incinerator (Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute, Anand)
Mr. Abhi K Shah secured 1st Rank in M.E (CAD/CAM) in the year 2018
Mr. Vishal Banker secured gold medal in M.E (CAD/CAM) in the year 2015
Mr. Chirayu Shah secured University Gold Medal in Mechanical engg. In the year 2012
Title of Project
|1||Nirav Satishbhai Gamit||Magnetic Rheological Fluid Braking system|
|2||Prajapati Vivek||Efficacy of Tool, Tool path & Lubrication on single point Incremental Forming|
|3||Rana Mihir Kumar||Development of Mechanical Stir casting setup for Fabrication of Aluminum matrix composites|
|4||Sahil Variya||Design and development of pulse tube Refrigeration system|
|6||Panchal Deep||Hydrogen Fuel Saver|
|7||Shivam Patel||Heat engine working on Elastic Material|
|8||Vishv Solanki||Experimental study of thermoacoustic Engine|
|10||Mihir Machi||Protective Coating for High Temperature applications|
|External Funding for research projects:|
Title of Project
|1||Facility Development for Dynamic balancing using horizontal Balancing Machine||AICTE (Under MODROB Rural Scheme)||Rs. 15 Lakhs||Dr. D.S. Shah|
|2||Investigation of Erosion Resistance of Hrof Sprayed Ni-20 AI coatings on Boiler steels||GUJCOST||Rs. 6 Lakhs||Dr. P.V. Ramana|
|3||Development of noval electromagnetic stir casting set uo for production of metal matrix composite||GUJCOST||Rs. 3.5 Lakhs||Dr. J.M. Mistry|