History of Man's Evolution is closely linked with his
advance in self propulsion. From a primitive 'hunter',
when he became a herder and farmer, the advent of the
wheel set in motion a whole series of inventions that
opened a whole world of opportunities.
Transport Gallery comprises historical developments
in transport and related technology. Be it Rail, Road,
Air or Water Transport - every exhibit is a working
Rail : From Richard Trevithick's engine to present day diesel
engine, the working principle is clearly demonstrated.
STROKE DIESEL ENGINE
Diesel obtained his patent on the principle of the
diesel in 1893. Fuel
is injected into the heated air for ignition which
creates a pressure to send the piston down ward (Power
1825, George Stephenson?s Locomotive ran on the
Stockton and Dolington Railway in England.
On the opening day it pulled one passenger
coach and more than 30 wagons and reached a spead of
SYSTEM OF DIESEL ENGINE
fuel from the tank is pumped into injection pump
through fuel feed pump operated by cam shaft. This
fuel injection pump supplies fuel endery extremely
high pressure equal quantity of fuel at equal
intervals according to the engine firing order.
inside story of gears, axles
working of diesel and petrol
engines (two stroke & four stroke) is on show. The
visitor can operate the engine to his/her complete satisfaction.
working model of Wright Brother's Flyer model. HT-2
air frame, fuel drop tank and different types of aero engines
can be observed.
Water: A variety of sea going vessels
- trading vesels along with actual scale models of Sagar
Bhushan, Visvaparajit, Prem Lok and Dredger are on display.
An interesting model of a submarine and a working model
of a typical harbour have also been included.
is a single engine, low wing monoplane a trained
sequential operation in handling cargo in a typical
Harbour is displayed.
SECTIONED CHASSIS OF A BUS
the essential parts of transmission such as steering,
front axle., cluch, gear box propeller shaft
and chart differential, and rear axle are shown
as cut sectioned working model