Mechanical Engineering (ME)

About Department

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is headed by Prof. Bhim Singh. Other Professors in the Department include those with rich academic, research, administrative, and professional experience such as with National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and reputed public and private Universities in USA, France and India. The Professors are also regarded well by their peer bodies and have been conferred life-time Fellowships along with lifetime Memberships in various professional bodies.

Close monitoring of the progress of the B.Tech. students are ensured by a team of Research Associates and Teaching Assistants employed in the department. All the labs are staffed with technical staff having vast experience in the Industry or with labs in top academic Institutions, who assist students in performing practicals and experiments. Professional excellence, Self-Discipline, Personal attitude, and all around the development of students is encouraged by the Department throughout their stay.

There is an Automobile lab equipped with all facilities to provide hands-on experience on an Automobile engine. The student has to work on various activities like dismantling overhauling and assembling of an engine which is the example of the way in which education is imparted to the students.

Team Tornadoes Racing is Shardas official Baja Racing team of Mechanical Engineering Students which participates in various Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Events. It has an SAE Collegiate Club comprising of 50+ students from all four years who volunteered their time and talents to conceive the design and build small scale All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV ) for SAE events with the help of Faculty Members. The Team Tornadoes racing is an entirely student-run competition team and every year they design and manufacture a new race vehicle. The objective of Team Tornadoes racing is to take our University's young aspiring Mechanical Engineers to push to their limits so that they can strengthen their minds to improvise the theoretical knowledge in today life.

The department of mechanical engineering motivates and prepares students to participate in national and international events. The students participated in the international auto expo 2016 held at Greater Noida and displayed various projects made by them such as the All Terrain Vehicle(ATV), smart helmet, All season ventilated bikers' jacket and garnered a lot of appreciation from various professionals and the general public

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers Regular Programmes in:

  • B.Tech. (Mechanical)
  • B.Tech. (Automobile)
  • B Tech (Mechatronics Engineering)
  • M.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering) with specialization in Production & Industrial Engineering/Thermal  & Fluids Engineering / Machine design.
  • PhD (Mechanical Engineering)

The Department also offers enrollment in B.Tech at Sharda University under Lateral Entry/ Migration, directly in the 2nd year. A convenient option to do Post Graduation at Sharda University for a regular faculty at any approved University/Institution or an Industry-sponsored Candidate is our M.Tech. - Modular Programme. All B.Tech. programmes make use of e-Learning methodologies in the classrooms, Wi-fi connectivity, Learning Management System(LMS), and Laptops/Computers to provide thorough exposure to students in nationally and Internationally evolving pedagogies.



Seminars & Workshops

  • The Department of Mechanical Engineering organized a National Conference " Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering and Technology ETME-2017 on 23-24 March 2017
  • Faculty of Mechanical Department participated in a talk delivered by our Honourable Vice Chancellor Prof Vijay Gupta titled Fluid Dynamics of Vocal Cords on 29th March 2014.



Basic Workshop

The first year students are taught about carpentry, machine shop, soldering, welding, sheet metal work, fitting work and smithy shop etc. in this shop.


The Mechanical Engineering department provides the latest knowledge to the students. All the laboratories cater to the needs of the students giving hands-on experience and the wide coverage of the subjects. The department has well-established laboratories.

Engineering Mechanics Laboratory

This Laboratory has apparatus to conduct the experiments based on worm and worm wheel, Belt Pulley, Trusses, Beams, Momentum Conservation, Friction, Moment of Inertia, Gear Train, Slider Crank Mechanism, Ultimate Tensile/ Compressive Strength, Toughness, Hardness etc.

Material Science & Testing Laboratory

This Laboratory has the facilities for testing engineering materials. It includes two universal testing machines, Torsion testing machine, Impact test, Brinell hardness tester, Rockwell hardness tester, Vickers hardness tester, NDT methods. Microstructural examination on cutting, grinding, polishing, etching, and heat treatment experiments etc. can also be performed in this Laboratory.

Engineering Drawing/Machine Drawing Laboratory

This lab provides the facilities to create the drawings of various parts as well as different components, assembly of machines, structures, systems etc.

Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

This lab provides the facilities to conduct the experiments based on orifice meters, venturi meters, notches, meta-centric heights, Reynolds number, friction factor, boundary layer thickness, Darcy law, surface tension, coefficient of viscosity, Bernoullis theorem, pipe fitting coefficients etc.

Measurement and Metrology Laboratory

Experiments based on the pressure measurement, temperature measurement, strain gauge measurement, flow measurement, vibration measurement, limits, fits, tolerances, an effective diameter of a screw thread by 3 wire methods etc. are conducted in this laboratory. The measuring devices like Vernier callipers, micrometres, tachometers, sine bars, slip gauges, limit gauges, level protector, feeler gauge, dial indicators are used to conduct different experiments in the laboratory.

Dynamics of Machines Laboratory

This laboratory has an apparatus like cam & follower mechanism, governors, gyroscopes, gears, gear trains, brakes, clutches, linkages & mechanisms etc. to conduct several experiments.

Heat & Mass Transfer Laboratory

It facilitates to conduct the experiments on Stefan's law, emissivity, pool boiling, critical insulation thickness, heat pipes and various modes of heat transfer on a composite wall, composite cylinders, heat pipes, solar collector, heat exchangers (parallel and counter flow) etc.

Machine Design Laboratory

Design and drawing of cotter/ knuckle /welded/riveted/ bolted joints, keys, couplings, screw jack by conventional design process and using C-programming are performed in this laboratory.

Manufacturing Science Laboratory

Various manufacturing processes like casting, mould, pattern making, injection moulding with plastics, sand testing, hand forging process, tube bending, press work experiments i.e. blanking/ piercing, washer etc, wire drawing/extrusion, jigs/fixture experiments, power hammer etc are conducted over there. On the other hand shear angle/tube cutting/threading on various manufacturing processes  like casting, mould, pattern making, injection molding with plastics, sand testing, hand forging process, tube bending, press work experiments i.e. blanking/ piercing, washer etc, wire drawing/extrusion, jigs/fixture experiments, power hammer etc are conducted over there. On the other hand, shear angle/tube cutting/threading on a lathe, grinding, gear cutting (milling machine), surface grinding, machining on the shaper, arc/resistance welding, soldering, brazing, drilling of holes using twist drills, unconventional machining are also performed in next semester.

Fluid Machinery Laboratory

Experiments are conducted on Pelton wheel, Francis/ Kaplan turbines, reciprocating pumps, centrifugal pumps, hydraulic jack/press, hydraulic ram, hydraulic brake in this laboratory.

Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Laboratory

This Laboratory emphasizes the study of various refrigeration and air-conditioning components e.g. compressor, evaporators, condensers, expansion devices etc. Performance evaluation complete system is done on several test rigs.

Automobile Engineering Laboratory

Different systems of an automobile like suspension systems, braking systems, injection systems, steering systems, lubrication and cooling systems, transmission systems, ignition systems, fuel supply systems and various parts of automobiles are explained in details by different sectioned and working models.

CAD/CAM Laboratory

There is an exclusive computational laboratory with CAD, CAM and CAE facilities. The laboratory has CNC Milling to meet the basic requirements. The department has 60 AUTOCAD licenses. The Laboratory will also be equipped with virtual modelling and virtual simulation software. The laboratory is planned to provide hands-on experience on Pro/Engineer, Catia.

CNC Laboratory

This lab provides the facilities to conduct the various machining operation on the cylindrical and rectangular workpieces. It comprises of machines like FLEXTURN which is a numerically controlled machine and MTAB XL MILL is a 3 axes CNC bench-milling machine with Fanuc Emulated control programming software.The software incorporates major functions and facilities used in an industrial controller with a further option of linking to CAD/CAM & FMS.

  • Simulation Laboratory

The simulation laboratory is equipped with Matlab and Simulink software. Matlab is an important tool for mathematical modelling, real-time analysis and numerical solution. Simulink is used for simulation of mechanical systems such as hydraulic systems, thermodynamic cycles, braking systems, power plants and dynamic systems. The laboratory will also be equipped with Finite Element analysis, heat transfer analysis, kinematics and dynamics simulation and CFD software in future.  

Work System Design Laboratory

This is a state of the art laboratory to study human factors and ergonomics. The laboratory is equipped with various ergonomics measurement systems such as anthropometric kit, handgrip dynamometer, vibrometer, pinch gauge, stethoscope, heart rate monitors, EMG electrodes, light, sound and temperature meters, vibration sensors and weight scales. The students do the critical measurements related to existing and proposed way of working. They establish a way of working for high human comfort and high outputs.

Automotive Aerodynamics Laboratory

The laboratory has a large wind tunnel equipped with modern measurement facilities such as anemometers, pressure gauges, non-intrusive probes and high-speed camera for flow visualization. Any object can be placed in the wind tunnel for aerodynamic studies such as drag, lift, wake formation and turbulence.

Automotive Air Conditioning Laboratory

Several working models of the automotive air-conditioning system are installed in this laboratory. The students can visualize the working of the system and can take measurements. Transient measurements are carried out to find out the cooling time of the passenger cabin.

Internal Combustion Engine Laboratory

This laboratory is equipped with the modern experimental facilities for IC engines. The cut sections of working models of four-cylinder petrol engine, six-cylinder diesel engine, carburettor, ignition systems, and several other engine subsystems are displayed for visual studies. There are experimental setups on the petrol engine, four-cylinder diesel engine and single cylinder diesel engine with modern measuring equipment. The bomb calorimeter and the flash point apparatus are used to measure calorific value and sulphur content in fuels and flash point of fuel and mixture respectively. The laboratory is also having an experimental system for fuel supply system in a diesel engine and petrol engine.

Applied Thermodynamics Laboratory

This laboratory is equipped with modern testing instrumentation, which is regularly updated and extended. Exhaust sampling and analysis is conducted by means of gas analyzers for regulated pollutants such as CO, CO2, NOx and HC. The exhaust sampling and analysis is further enhanced with the use of the ultra-fast NO, NO2, and HC analyzers, and a mass spectrometer for non-regulated pollutants. Particulate emissions from engines are measured with particle instruments, such as classifiers, generators, counters and dilutors. The laboratory has also a clean room with high precision balances for filter weighing and a complete system for engine analysis. The laboratory has a synthetic gas bench with a high-temperature tube furnace reactor, in order to conduct targeted experiments with various exhaust after-treatment devices. The laboratory is also equipped with octane and cetane number testing units.

Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

The fluid mechanics' laboratory has experimental setup for study of fundamentals of fluid mechanics. There is an experimental setup for jet impingement, viscosity measurement, notches and weirs, orifice meter, venturi meter, laminar and turbulent flow regimes and centre of pressure.

The strength of Material Laboratory

This laboratory has hardiness testing, impact testing, tension testing, torsion testing and shear testing. There are fatigue testing and buckling testing facilities. The laboratory has 600 kN electronic universal testing machine with modern data acquisition. There are cantilever beam experiments, simply supported beam experiments and combined load experiments.

Kinematics of Machine Laboratory

Objectives of this laboratory are to impart practical knowledge on design and analysis of mechanisms for the specified type of motion in a machine. Various experiments with governors, gyroscopes, balancing machines and universal vibration facilities are available to understand machine dynamics. The types of equipment are governor apparatus, gyroscope apparatus, static and dynamic balancing machine, balancing of reciprocating masses, journal bearing apparatus, universal vibration apparatus, whirling of shaft apparatus, standard rotor kit with crankshaft simulator, a rotational accelerometer with connecting cable and machinery fault simulator.


Research & Publications