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Laboratory Facilities

The department has got well established laboratories like Mass Transfer Operations, Heat Transfer Operations, Solid Fluid Operations, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Fluid Flow Operations, Instrumentation and Process Control, Hydrocarbon Technology, Chemistry etc.

To enable students to understand the fundamentals of mass transfer operations, the laboratory is equipped with the experimental set-ups related to separation processes and students are exposed to hands on experiments. The laboratory also enables students to carryout projects very effectively. The laboratory caters the need of experiments for UG programme.

Major Equipment: Experimental setups for Diffusivity of Liquid in Stagnant Air, Mass Transfer Coefficient, Atmospheric Drier, Differential Distillation, Vapour liquid equilibrium, Liquid-liquid extraction, Leaching, Cooling tower, Reactive distillation, Continuous Rectification Column, Adsorption studies.

To enable students to understand the basic of testing and characterization of petroleum products, the laboratory is equipped with the different equipment and students are exposed to hands on experiments. The laboratory also enables students to carry out their project effectively. The laboratory caters the need of experiments for UG programmes.

Major Equipment : Engler Viscometer, Abels Flash Point Apparatus, Cloud & Pour Point Apparatus, Aniline Point Apparatus, Reid Vapour Pressure Test App, Cleveland Flash & Fire point Apparatus, Pensky Martin Flash Point Apparatus, Redwood Viscometer, Smoke Point Apparatus, ASTM Distillation Apparatus

To enable students to understand the operation of equipment and understand the basics of heat transfer operations and systems, the laboratory is equipped with the experimental set-ups and students are exposed to hands-on experiments. The laboratory also enables students to carry out projects very effectively. The laboratory caters the need of experiments for UG program.

Major Equipment: Study various modes of heat transfer equipment like conduction, forced and natural convection, radiation, etc. apparatus for measurement of critical radius, different types of heat exchangers like double pipe, shell & tube, pin fin, etc.

The laboratory is well equipped with basic and advanced equipment in Reaction Engineering. The laboratory is capable of determining the kinetics of some simple reactions. Major equipment include different kinds of reactors like CSTR, PFR, coil tube reactor etc, pH meters and conductivity meters for analysis, manganic stirrers, hot plates etc.  Many of the equipment are fabricated in house as a part of student’s project. Apart from equipment/instruments the laboratory has got all the required consumables required for conducting the kinetic experiments.

To enable students with hands-on operations of basic fluid flow operations, the laboratory is equipped with all fundamentally needed instruments. It caters to the needs of experiments for UG programmes.

Major Equipment : Hydraulic bench with Orificemeter, Venturimeter, Rotameter, etc., Pitot tube, Notches, Bernoulli’s set up, Redwood Viscometer, etc.

To enable students to understand the operation of instruments and understand the basics of control systems, the laboratory is equipped with the experimental set-ups and students are exposed to hands-on experiments. The laboratory also enables students to carry out projects very effectively. The laboratory caters the need of experiments for UG program.

Major Equipment: Temperature measuring instruments like: Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD), Thermisters, Thermocouples, First Order systems like: Thermometer, liquid level, mixing process, etc, Interacting – non interacting systems, U tube manometer, etc for Second order system study. liquid level system, Linear Variable Differential Transducer (LVDT) to study various instruments.

To enable students to understand the basic solid fluid operations, the laboratory is equipped with the different equipment and students are exposed to hands on design experiments. The laboratory also enables students to carry out their project effectively. The laboratory caters the need of experiments for UG programmes.

Major Equipment : Sieve Shaker, Jaw Crusher, Roll Crusher, Ball Mill, Hammer Mill, Pulverizer, Cone mixer, Sigma Mixer, Basket Centrifuge, Model of Plate and Frame Filter Press, Set of Screens to find Effectiveness, Sedimentation Unit

The laboratory is designed to support and demonstrate chemical concepts studied in the theory, as well as to introduce important laboratory techniques and boost the analytical thinking. The laboratory is well equipped with basic and advanced equipment for UG students. The laboratory also enables students to carryout projects very effectively.

Major Equipment: Digital Spectrophotometer, Digital weighing balance, Hot Air oven, Microwave oven, Abbe refractometer, Polarimeter, Digital Melting Point Apparatus, Penetrometer, Ultrasonic cleaner, Drop Point apparatus, Karl Fischer Apparatus, Muffle Furnace, Tensiometer, Redwood Viscometer, pH meters, Conductivity Meter, Potentiometer, Turbidity meter, Magnetic Stirrer, Shaking water bath, Water and soil analysis kit, Pensky Marin Apparatus, Centrifuge, UV Cabinet, Colony counter, Multi-ranging TDS meter etc.