Mechanics of Machines Lab (ME2031)


Mechanics of Machines (ME-2033)

Recommended Book(s)

  1. ME LAB, Mechanics Of Machines Manual

Course Objectives

To provide students with the basic principles required for the understanding of Theory of machines like links, gears, couplings, CAM-follower, engine and sub-components.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

  1. CLO-1: Use CREO-Parametric software to apply the knowledge of mechanics of machines in simulating a mechanism. (C3)
  2. CLO-2: Help the team to present the performance of designed mechanism. (A2)

Course Contents

Experiment 1               To study the characteristics of four bar mechanism

Experiment 2               To study the motion of crank-connecting rod mechanism

Experiment 3               To study the motion of Whit-worth quick return mechanism

Experiment 4               Study of Cam-follower mechanism

Experiment 5               To calculate the mechanical advantage of screw jack

Experiment 6               To calculate the mechanical advantage of wheel and axle

Experiment 7               To calculate the mechanical advantage of a winch crab

Experiment 8               To calculate the mechanical advantage of compound spur gear

Experiment 9               To investigate the behavior of flat clutch plates

Experiment 10             To demonstrate the types, working, advantages and disadvantages of the

following: Bevel gear, Rack and pinion, Oldham coupling.

Experiment 11            To show the working of different components in a car with the help of a cutaway model

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes




PLO:1 (Engineering Knowledge)


PLO:2 (Problem Analysis)



PLO:3 (Design Development of Solutions)



PLO:4 (Investigation)



PLO:5 (Modern Tool Usage)



PLO:6 (Engineer & Society)



PLO:7 (Environment and Sustainability)



PLO:8 (Ethics)



PLO:9 (Individual & Team Work)



PLO:10 (Communication)



PLO:11 (Project Management)



PLO:12 (Life Long Learning)



Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

Assessment Modules \ CLOs



Lab Activities (25%)



Lab Reports (15%)



Midterm Exam (20%)



Final Exam (40%)