Workshop Practice - II (ME1811)



Recommended Book(s)

  1. Workshop Technology, Latest Edition By W. A. J. Chapman.

Reference Book(s)

  1. Mechanical Workshop Practice, By K. C. John, PHI Learning.
  2. Electric Wiring Latest Edition By Richter And Schwan, McGraw-Hill Education.
  3. Reference And Instruction Sheets Given By Course Instructor During The Course.

Course Objectives

To develop the practical workshop skills by giving basic training on converting technical drawing into practical workshop models and hands-on practice on production of small machine components.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

  1. CLO-1: Explain basic operations of shaper, milling and wooden lathe machines.  (C2)
  2. CLO-2: ADisplay the use of safety equipment during workshop practice. (P2)
  3. CLO-3: Reproduce different electric wiring circuits.(P3)
  4. CLO-4: Copy basic TIG and MIG welding operations.(P3)

Course Contents

Workshop Safety:

Demonstration of safety concepts and practices in workshop.

Measurement Section:

Measurement practices using surface table, dial indicator, height gauge, bevel protector etc.

Bench Fitting Shop:

Assembly and disassembly of basic mechanical components, e.g. bearing, keys, belts, etc.

Machine Shop:

Further lathe practices (step turning, taper turning, boring, grooving, drilling, reaming, knurling, etc.) screw cutting on lathe. Introduction of milling machines, milling cutters, tools and attachments, practice of milling operations like slab, face, end milling, Use of shaper machine and shaper operations. 

Carpentry Shop:

Different types of wooden joints, making of small wooden models, making of simple wooden patterns. Manufacturing of a wood lamp stand on wood lathe machine using operations like, facing, centre drilling, turning, and taper turning.

Welding Shop:

Further oxy-acetylene and electric arc welding practice, practice of different welding joints like, butt, lap and tee joints, etc. Introduction to TIG welding, MIG welding, and Spot welding.

Electric Shop:

Electrical shocks and treatment. Use of electrical tools. Types and uses of cables and electrical accessories for house wiring. Practice of simple house wiring ,household electric appliances and testing methods.

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





Practical Jobs (22%)


Quizzes & Assignments (18%)




 Semester Project (10%)




Midterm Exam (20%)




Final Exam (30%)