COURSE OBJECTIVES

To study and visualize the different ways of vibration occurances in mechanical equipments and how to control it, i.e. whirling of shafts, spring damper systems etc.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)

CLO-1: Measure different mechanical properties like moment of inertia, radius of gyration, natural frequencies of different systems etc. with some confidence and proficiency. (P4)
CLO-2: Investigate oscillations of different systems like simple and compound pendulum, damped and un-damped system frequencies of experimental data by computing derived quantities from the measured values. (C4)

COURSE CONTENTS

  1. Simple Pendulum
  • Experiment #01
    • To study and investigate the properties (Time period and natural frequency) of a simple pendulum.

2. Compound Pendulum

  • Experiment #02
    • To investigate the oscillation of a compound pendulum and determine the time period of a compound pendulum.

3. Mass Spring System

  • Experiment #03
    • To study the different characteristics of a mass spring system and verify simple mass-spring system theory.

4. Spiral Spring Rotating Mass System

  • Experiment #04
    • To determine the stiffness and natural frequency of a spiral spring-rotating mass system by varying sliding mass positions.

5. Whirling of Shafts

  • Experiment #05
    • To study whirling in rotating shafts and determine the fundamental frequency and the second Harmonic frequency of a rotating shaft.

6. Universal Vibration System

  • Experiment #06
    • Determination of Natural Frequencies of Free Un-Damped Oscillations.
  • Experiment #07
    • To study the effect of damping on the decay behavior of the spring-mass system and calculate the damping coefficient of the system.
  • Experiment #08
    • Estimation of the natural frequency of Forced oscillations and verification of resonance condition.

7. Bifilar and Trifilar Suspension System

  • Experiment #09
    • Determination of mass moment of inertia of a rectangular bar, solid disc and hollow cylinder using torsional vibrations.

8. Static and Dynamic Balancing

  • Experiment #10
    • Static and Dyanamic balancing of simple two mass system and three mass system.

9. Clutch Plates

  • Experiment #11
    •  To investigate the behavior of flat clutch plates.

10. Cam Follower Mechanism

  • Experiment #12
    • Study of Cam-follower mechanism.

11. Mechanisms

  • Experiment #13
    • To study the characteristics of various mechanism.
      • Four Bar Mechanism
      • Crank Connecting Rod Mechanism
      • Whit-worth quick return mechanism