Introduction to basic experimental techniques, employed for the determination of physical parameters, to the statistical analysis of experimental data, graphical methods for data presentation and to the preparation of laboratory.

Laboratory exercises
  • Law of conservation of linear momentum (Newton’s 2nd law)
  • Determination of gravitational acceleration using a simple pendulum
  • Hooke’s Law
  • Conservation of Energy: Torgue – work
  • Torque of parallel and non-parallel forces
  • Moment of inertia
  • Determination of friction coefficient
  • Thermal expansion
  • Specific heat capacity
  • Boyle’s Law and Charles law
  • Determination of viscosity
Teaching lab used for the needs of the following courses:
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer
Laboratory exercises
  • Experiments and aerodynamic forces and flow visualization
  • Laws of gases
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Heat Capacity
  • Thermal Radiation etc.
  • PV and wind turbine curves
Laboratory exercises
  • Dismantling - Gasoline engine assembly,
  • Torque and power measurement of internal combustion engine
  • Exhaust gas measurement
Laboratory exercises
  • Development of Resistor (R) circuits for direct and alternative current.
  • Development of Resistor Capacitor (RC) circuits for low-pass and high-pass filters.
  • Development of Resistor Diode circuits (Wave Rectifier)
  • Development and analysis of Wheatstone bridge set-up
  • Analysis of voltage transformer (VT)
  • Development of robotic based structures by using LEGO Mindstorm structural units.
Laboratory Exercises
  • Tension & compression, torsion and bending, to measure Young’s modulus
  • Elastic limit, yield & tensile strength,
  • Hardening & softening, etc.
  • Hardness tests: Brinell, Vickers & Knoop
Laboratory Exercises
  • Crystal structure and defects Impact testing
  • Metallography
  • Phase diagrams
  • Selection of materials
Laboratory Exercises
  • Model development of mechanical and electrical parts
  • Parameter identification
  • Frequency response
  • Teaching lab used for the needs of the following courses:
    • Design and Manufacturing
    • Manufacturing Processes
    Laboratory exercises
    • Metrology
    • Manual machining (grinding, milling, turning)
    • CNC lathe and milling
    • Electro discharge machining 
    • 3D printing
    • Welding (fusion and solid state)
    • Thermoforming
    Laboratory Exercises
    • Construction and Calibration of Thermocouples
    • Measurement of Solar Power Density
    • Measurement of characteristic PV curve
    Laboratory Exercises/Demonstrations
    • Polymer processing: Electrospinning (fabrication of polymer micro/nanofibers)
    • Mechanical testing of polymers: Determination of compression and tensile modulus
    • Polymer processing via thermoforming (injection molding, vacuum forming, dome blowing)
    • 3D printing
    Laboratory Demonstrations
    • X-Ray Diffraction
    • Optical and Electron Microscopy
    Computer teaching lab used for the needs of the following courses:
    • Computer-Aided Drafting
    • Materials Science and Engineering II
    • Programming and Numerical Methods
    • Numerical Methods
    • Linear Static and Dynamic
    • Finite Element Analysis of solids
    • Machine Elements
    • Thermodynamics
    • Heat Transfer
    • Energy Systems