Facilities

Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory

Advanced manufacturing lab focuses on scientific investigation of advanced manufacturing processes to improve quality and productivity in the industry. Alongside, the laboratory supports advanced manufacturing requirements of projects being executed throughout the institute.

Professor in charge: Dr. Probir Saha

Contact person: Mr. Sanjiv Maity

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CNC Wire-EDM

4 axes CNC
Best surface finish: 0.8 μRa
Wire electrode diameter: 0.25 mm (std.)
Dielectric fluid: deionized water

Rapid Prototyping

(3D printer)
Model material: ABS in ivory
Support material: SR-30 soluble
Build size: 203 × 203 × 152 mm3
Layer thickness: 0.254 mm

CNC Milling

Spindle speed: 150-4000 rpm
Max. job dimension: 250 × 150 × 200 mm3
Position accuracy: 0.01 mm

CNC Lathe

Max. turning diameter: 80 mm
Max. turning length: 195 mm
Spindle speed: 150-4000 rpm
Position accuracy: 0.01 mm

CIM Setup

2 axis loading and unloading arm
3 axis loading and unloading arm
Automated guided vehicle
Assembly station
Automatic system

Ultrasonic Machine

20 kHz electrical energy

CAD/CAM Laboratory

Professor in charge: Dr. Chiranjit Sarkar

Contact person: Mr. Pramod Prakash Dubey
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Workstations

Number: 3
CPU: Intel Xenon
3.4 GHz, 3.4 GHz, 2.6 GHz
Processors: 32, 32, 28
RAM: 96 GB, 64 GB, 32 GB

 

Lab Space

Computers: 50
Network Printer: 1
Live network storage: 8 TB
HPC: 216 Code HPC at CC

Software

ANSYS 15.0
Creo 3.0
ADMAS 11, 12, 13
VI Rail 11, 12, 13
KISS Software
Auto CAD

 

Dynamics of Machine Laboratory

Professor in charge: Dr. Somnath Sarangi

Contact person: Mr. Indrajeet Kumar, Mr. Ram Chandra Prajapati
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Machinery Fault Simulator

Signature of common machinery faults:
unbalance, alignment, resonance, bearing, rotor dynamics, crack shaft, belt drive, mechanical rub and induction motor

Benchtop Materials Tester*

5 kN (1000 lbf)
Single column
Automatic motor drive alarms
32 bit precision motor controller
150% mechanical overload

Air Bearing Apparatus

Shows the performance of and pressured distribution around a gas/air lubricated bearing

Governor

Gyroscope

Air Track

Balancing Apparatus

Trifiller Suspension System

Universal Vibration

Fire Research Laboratory

Professor in charge: Dr. Sudheer Siddapureddy

Contact person:
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FRL at IIT Patna is emerging to facilitate studies on open and compartment pool fires both experimentally and numerically. One of the major focuses in this laboratory is to establish innovative measuring techniques for different parameters like flame emissivity, temperature, gas velocity, safety distances, heat flux to bodies in stand-alone and multiple pool fires. Other Research Laboratories in the Department include Robotics and Automation Laboratory, Dynamics and Vibrations Laboratory, and Computational Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, and CAD, CAM laboratory.

Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

Professor in charge: Dr. Manabendra Pathak

Contact person: Mr. Ravikant Kumar

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Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV)

Velocity range: 0 to supersonic
Measurement area: 1 mm2 to 1 m2
Cameras: CCD, CMOS
Software: Dynamic studio-8047
Max. optical magnification: 100x
Dual power lasers: 15 Hz
Pulse energy: 15 to 200 mJ

 

Heat and Mass Transfer Laboratory

Professor in charge: Dr. Md. Kaleem Khan

Contact person: Mr. Ravikant Kumar
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Thermocouple Calibrator

Max. reference temperature: 1500°C

 

 

Pyranometer

Measure direct, diffuse, and reflected instantaneous solar irradiation

Data Acquisition

National Instruments
16 × 8 input channels
Measuring input: thermocouple, TRD, thermistor
Voltage: 0-300 V AC and DC
Current: 0-1 A AC and DC
Resistance: 2, 4 wire up to 100 MΩ

 

Unsteady State of Heat Transfer

IC Engine Laboratory

Professor in charge: Dr. Akilendra Singh

Contact person: Mr. Indrajeet Kumar
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Four-cylinder 4-stroke spark ignition engine test rig

 

 

 

Single cylinder 4-stroke compression ignition engine test rig

Exhaust Gas Analyzer

 

 

Smoke Meter

Materials Testing Laboratory

Material testing lab focuses on measuring the strength and ductility of materials under various conditions, such as temperature, tension, compression and fatigue loading. Variety of materials including metals, composite, polymers and soft tissues can be tested for their expected life.

Professor in charge: Dr. Akhilendra Singh

Contact person: Mr. Indrajeet Kumar
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Universal Testing Machine 50 kN

Tensile, compression and flexural test
At different load cells like 50 N, 2.5 kN and 50 kN.

Fracture Testing Machine 100 kN

Tensile, compression and flexural test
Low cycle fatigue, high cycle fatigue
Fracture toughness (KIC), JIC

Torsion Testing Machine

To find modulus of rigidity of a given material

Brinell Hardness Testing Machine

Impact Testing Machine

Finding impact strength or notch toughness with the help of Charpy impact and Izod impact test

 

Measurement and Process Analysis Laboratory

Measurement and Process Analysis Laboratory focuses on scientific and applied research of different manufacturing processes including conventional, non‑conventional subtractive manufacturing, additive manufacturing, metal forming, joining etc. The laboratory is dedicated to the measurement and analysis of these processes for enhancing the process capability and quality. Few of the facilities and research focuses being created includes CMM, Optical microscopes and metallurgical investigations, High Speed Camera, Thermal Imaging Camera, High Temperature measurement, Online force measurement system,  In‑situ measurement of deformation processes, Process Analysis through Finite Element and other analysis techniques etc.

Professor in charge: Dr. Anirban Mahato and Dr. Anirban Bhattacharya

Contact person: Mr. Pramod Prakash Dubey
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Mechanical Engineering Workshop

The Mechanical engineering workshop is comprised of several basic and modern machineries to encompass the manufacturing of components through different processes. The workshop contains machineries/ instruments for different shops namely turning shop, machine shop, welding shop, foundry shop, sheet metal and soldering shop, carpentry and pattern making shop, etc. Moreover, the regular undergraduate and postgraduate classes, Workshop are involved in the fabrication of special purpose jobs, fixtures, etc., needed for research work in the institute.

Professor in charge: Dr. Anirban Bhattacharya

Contact person: Mr. Prayag Kumar
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Center Lathe

Main motor power: 4 kW
3 speed range: 40-2800 rpm
Center distance: 1000 mm
Center height: 200 mm
Main spindle bore: 42 mm
Cross slide travel: 210 mm

Universal Milling Machine

Main motor power: 2 hp (3 phase)
Longitudinal travel: 475 mm
Cross travel: 160 mm
Vertical travel: 325 mm

Vertical Milling Machine

Table stroke
Longitudinal: 100
Horizontal: 320
Vertical: 380
Main motor: 4 kW
Range of spindle speed: 60-1690 rpm
(12 steps)

Shaping Machine

Main motor power: 1.5 kW (2 hp)
Max. stroke length: 18"
Type of drive: belt drive
Cutting to return stroke ratio: 3:2
Feed: Automatic / manual
Vertical tool movement: 6"

Pillar Drilling Machine

(Picture is for illustrative purpose only)
Drilling: 40 mm
Spindle travel: 220 mm
No. of spindle speeds: 8 (90/1000 rpm)
Main electrical motor: 2 speed
(1.75/2.5 hp)

MIG Welding Setup

Welding cart included
For stick, DC TIG, flux co-red welding and arc gouging
5 A/20V-350A/ 34V

Arc Welding Setup

(Picture is for illustrative purpose only)
For stick or manual (AC) arc welding

Power Hacksaw

Main motor power: 1 hp
Max. diameter: 3"
Stroke length: 6"
Blade size: 10"

Pedestal Grinder

Main motor power: 1.5 kW
Speed: 1440 rpm
3 phase AC 50 Hz
Wheel size: 14"

Tool and Cutter Grinder

Motor power: 1 hp
Grinding spindle speed: 2800 rpm
Max. distance between center: 305 mm
Table swivel: 90°
Head swivel: 360°

Lever Shearing Machine

(Picture is for illustrative purpose only)
Manually operated
For cutting sheets in straight strips

Mechatronics Instrumentation and Controls Laboratory

Professor in charge: Dr. Atul Thakur

Contact person: Mr. Ram Chandra Prajapati
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Mixed Signal Oscilloscope

Bandwidth: 200 MHz
Channels: 4 analog, 8 digital

Function Generator

Frequency: 0.3 Hz - 10 MHz
Modulation: AM standard & Balanced, FM int (sweep) & Ext, PWM, PAM
Waveforms: sine, square, triangle

DC Supply

Output: 700 W, 0-35 V, 0-20A
Weight: 29.5

 

Digital Multimeter

High voltage: 1000 V
Current range: 10 A

Soldering Station

Hot air S.M.D. rework station
Micro soldering pen
1.5-18 V DC regulated digital power supply

Data Acquision

National Instruments
Available modules: NI SCXI-1143
NI SCXI-1303
NI SCXI-1303
NI SCXI-1304
NI SCXI-1306
NI SCXI-1314
NI SCXI-1315
NI SCXI-1326
NI SCXI-1600

Laser Cutting Machine

Processing Area: 610 × 305 mm2
Laser options: 10, 25, 30, 40, 50, and 60 W

Coupled Tank

3D Printer

Active Mass Suspension System

Furnace

PID Controller

Microscopes

Metrology Laboratory

Professor in charge: Dr. Subrata Kumar

Contact person: Mr. Indrajeet Kumar
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Optical Profile Projector

Measure linear and angular dimension of the component

Micro-hardness Testing Machine

Micro Vickers hardness test of the material
Forces apply: 10 gf - 2 kgf

Micro-weight Measuring Machine

Max. weight: 22 gm

 

Tool Maker Microscope

Olympus Optical Measuring Microscope

3-axis measuring microscope

Leica Metallographic Microscope

For metallographic study

Stereo Zoom Microscope

Surface Roughness Tester

Optical Profilometer

Ultrasonic Cleaner / Variable Speed Polishing Machine

Gauge Block Set

Calibration of measuring equipment

Measuring equipment such as micrometers, sine bars, Vernier calipers, height gauge and dial indicators

Micro-fabrication Laboratory

Professor in charge: Dr. Probir Saha

Contact person: Mr. Sanjiv Maity
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Multi-purpose Micro Machining Setup

Micro-turning
Micro-milling
Micro-drilling
Micro-EDM
Micro-wireEDM
Micro-wireEDG

Laser Scribing/Marking Machine

Laser: Multi diode pumped fiber laser
Nominal average power: 20 W
Axis travel: 200 × 200 mm2
Pulse duration @ 20 kHz < 120 ns

Robotics Laboratory

Professor in charge: Dr. Karali Patra

Contact person: Mr. Ram Chandra Prajapati
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Six Axis Aristo Robot

Six axis
Gripper: Pneumatic
Payload: 3 kg
Horizontal reach: 654 mm

Four Axis Scara Robot

Four Axis
Horizontal reach: 600 mm
Payload: 2 kg

Fire Bird V Hexapod Robot

Programmable
Training purpose

Humanoid Robot

Programmable
Training purpose

Scorbot Robot

Rive axis
Gripper: motorized

Robot Development Kit

Fire Bird Universal Robotic Research Platform
Training purpose

Fire Bird XI

Mobile Robot
Sensor: IR & Ultrasonic
On-Board computer
Payload: 15 kg

Thin Film Measurment System

Least count: 1 micron
Max. limit: 500 μ
Measure transparent thin sheet

Thermal Fluid and Transport Laboratory

TFTL focuses on the investigation of thermal and fluid transport during phase change for a variety of energy, water and thermal management applications, both for ground and space based applications. Our approach relies on leveraging scalable micro/nano-fabrication, advanced characterization, state-of-the-art experimentation, and unique model prediction capabilities to enable mechanistic insights into complex fluid, interfacial, and thermal transport.

Professor in charge of the lab: Dr. Rishi Raj

Contact Person: Mr. Ravi Kanth
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Goniometer

Contact Angle Meter
Repeating cycle: 0.1 Hz to 20 kHz
Resolution: 0.1 Hz
Operating temperature: 5-40°C

65 Goniometer

 

Hot Air Oven

Max. working temperature: 300°C

High Speed Camera

Make: Vision Research
Model: Phantom v7.3
Monochrome
0.5 Megapixel
Resolution: 800 × 600
At full resolution: 6,688 fps
At reduced resolution: 222,222 fps

66 High Speed Camera

Infrared Camera

Make: FLIR
Model: ORION SC7000
Spectral Range: MWIR 3.0-5.1 μm
Temperature range: -20-120°C
Resolution: 320 × 256
At full resolution: 190 fps

Peristaltic Pump

Flow rate: 0.06-3400 mL/min
Direction of rotation: CW/CCW
Power: 0.1 hp
Speed: 6-600 rpm

DC Power Supply

Make: Agilent
Model: N5751A
12.5 V/60 A
100 V/7.5 A
300 V/2.5 A
30 V/5 A

Digital Multimeter

Make: Agilent
Model: 34460A

71 Data Acquisition Unit

Data Acquisition Unit

Make: Agilent
Model: 34972A, 34902A

Refrigerated and Heating Circulator

Make: SISKIN
Model: PROFI CHILL

Degassing Rig

Custom built

Tribology Lab

Tribology lab aims to understand contact mechanisms at micro, micro and nano-scales for designing precision and reliable equipment. The tribology lab has resources for understanding contacting and moving surfaces under different load and speeds under rolling-sliding or purely sliding or oscillatory conditions. The laboratory collaborates with other laboratories in the institute to develop new surface engineering techniques like coating and surface texturing.

Professor in charge: Dr. Mayank Tiwari, Dr. Anirban Mahato, Dr. Akhilendra Singh

Contact person: Mr. Ram Chandra Prajapati
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Twin Disc Tribometer

Make: Phoenix Tribology Limited, UK
Model: TE7y4S
Rolling/sliding Tribometer
To measure contact resistance,
rolling/sliding ratio (SRR), contact pressure

Rotary (pin-on-disc) Tribometer

Rotary type tribometer
To measure wear depth, volume loss, and c.o.f.

Multi Functional Tribometer

Make: Rtech Instruments, USA
To measure wear depth, acoustic emission, c.o.f. frictional force and
electric contact resistance (ECR) due to reciprocating and rotary motion of disk/ball