Engineering Practices Lab Manual, 5/e

Engineering Practices Lab Manual, 5/e

Authors : S Gowri & T Jeyapoovan

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About the Author

S Gowri :- Dr S Gowri is the first Registrar of Anna University of Technology, Chennai. He chaired the department of manufacturing engineering, Anna University, Chennai, from 2002 to 2008, and was also Chairman of the faculty of mechanical engineering, Anna University, Chennai. He obtained his BE in mechanical engineering from Madurai Kamaraj University, his MTech in production engineering from IIT, Madras and his PhD (precision machining) from IIT, Madras too. While he earlier guided 9 PhD scholars, he is currently Guide to twelve of them. He has been a visiting professor in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and University of Applied Sciences, Weingarten, Stuttgart, Germany. He holds an International patent in micro machinery. His wide-ranging areas of interest include super abrasive grinding, CAD/CAM, rapid prototyping, biomedical engineering and operations research. With 79 published research papers in national and international journals and conferences, his research work and lectures have taken him to UK, US, Germany, Spain, France, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brunei and Australia.

T Jeyapoovan :-
He is Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hindustan University, Chennai. He obtained his BTech in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram. He is an alumnus of BITS, Pilani from where he completed his MS in software systems. He also holds an ME degree in computer-aided design from Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai and PhD from Anna University, Chennai. Dr Jeyapoovan has around three decades of teaching experience, specializing in engineering drawing and graphics, computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM). He is a life member of ISTE. Being student-friendly, his books have been prescribed in many universities.

About the Book

Engineering Practices Lab Manual covers all the basic engineering lab practices in the Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics areas. The manual details the various tools to be used and exercises to be practiced in the application of engineering practices in each field.


    Part I - Civil Engineering Practice: Plumbing and Woodwork
  • Practices in Plumbing
  • Practices in Wood Work
  • Study Experiments

    Part II - Mechanical Engineering Practice: Welding and Machining
  • Practices in Welding
  • Practices in Machining
  • Demonstration on Smithy
  • Demonstration on Foundry
  • Study Experiments
  • Practices in Fitting
  • Practices in Sheet Metal Work

    Part III - Electrical Engineering Practice
  • Study Experiments

    Part IV - Electronic Engineering Practice
  • Study Experiment

Key Features

  • Simple explanation of various tools used in basic workshop practices
  • Relevant experiments in respective lab practices
  • Sample viva voce questions
  • Study experiments in all lab practices