Mini Projects for Mechanical Engineering at low cost

Mini Projects for Mechanical Engineering at low cost
 Arya College
 04-May-2022

Mechanical Experiments have never been cheaper and better!

Engineering necessitates a large number of components and tools. Maths and science must be applied to real-world issues and settings to achieve real-world results. The diverse technical topics that cut across engineering disciplines, encompassing many aspects of mathematics and scientific disciplines, are included in this category.

Mechanical engineering is a discipline of engineering that designs, analyses, manufactures, and maintains mechanical systems by combining engineering physics and mathematical concepts with materials science. It is one of the oldest and most diverse engineering disciplines.


What are the Mini Project Topics for Mechanical Engineering?

As an engineering student, you understand the value of good mini-projects. Because the scope of the small project you create goes beyond your engineering curriculum, it considerably boosts your confidence when you go to interviews or apply for higher education admissions.

However, the cost of doing such innovative micro projects is the main constraint for most engineering students.

These simple mechanical project kits are inexpensive and can be utilized as mini-projects or extensions in your mechanical project implementations. Our researchers are always looking for new and easy mechanical engineering mini projects that may be used for research and study. Our collection includes a wide range of tasks that students can utilize for small projects in mechanical engineering research and development. 


What are the best Mini Projects?

Below you'll find a List of Simple Mini Project Ideas for Mechanical Engineering Students:


Mini Projects for Mechanical Engineering First Year Students:

  • Contactless Air Conveyor For Goods Movement
  • Voice Controlled Robotic Vehicle
  • Hydraulic Flood Protection System for Homes
  • Voice Controlled Air Purifier
  • Video Calling/Recording Smartphone Stand
  • Video Calling/Recording Smartphone Stand
  • Motorized Paper Shredder Machine
  • Silent Air Purifier & Humidifier


Mini Projects for Mechanical Engineering Second Year Students:

  • Pneumatic Metal Sheet Bending Machine
  • Motorized Car & Bus Windshield Wiper Mechanism
  • Arm-Mounted Hammer Drill Machine
  • Manually operated Eco-friendly Road and Floor Dust Cleaning Machine
  • 360° Welding Cutting Rotary Turntable Positioner
  • Design and Fabrication of Pneumatic Vice Project
  • Drill Press Machine Project
  • Solenoid Engine Project
  • Pneumatic Powered Metal Pick and Place Arm
  • Theo Jansen Mechanism 4 Legs Spider Bot
  • Motorized Smart Turning Mechanism
  • Manual Roller Bending Machine


Mini Projects for Mechanical Engineering Third Year Students:

  • Mini Conveyor using Geneva Mechanism
  • Rough Terrain Vehicle Using Rocker Bogie Mechanism
  • Motorized Vegetable Cutter Machine
  • Mini Can Cooler Fridge Using Peltier
  • Automatic Bubble Maker With Speed Control
  • Design & Fabrication Of Mechanical Footstep Power Generator
  • Steam Powered Electricity Generator
  • Design & Fabrication on Mini Lathe Machine
  • Design & Fabrication of Mini Air Pump
  • Single Stage Gear Reducer Project
  • Automated Portable Hammering Machine
  • Torque Generator Mechanism


Mini Projects for Mechanical Engineering Final Year Students:

  • Advanced Footstep Power Generation System
  • Long Range Spy Robot With Night Vision
  • Long Range Spy Robot With Metal Detection
  • Remote Controlled Robotic Arm Using Rf
  • Hand Motion Controlled Robotic Arm
  • Rf Controlled Spy Robot With Night Vision Camera
  • Fully Automated Solar Grass Cutter Robot
  • MC Based Line Follower Robot
  • Fire Fighter Robot Project
  • RF Controlled Robotic Vehicle With Metal Detection Project
  • Design and Fabrication of Pneumatic Vice Project
  • Obstacle Avoider Robotic Vehicle
  • RF Controlled Robotic Vehicle
  • Agricultural Robot Project
  • Remote Controlled Pick & Place Robotic Vehicle
  • Hovercraft Controlled By Android
  • Hand Motion Controlled Robotic Vehicle
  • Android Controlled Robotic Arm
  • Remote Controlled Automobile Using Rf
  • Long Range Spy Robot With Obstacle Detection
  • Coin Based Water Dispenser System
  • Pulley Based Movable Crane Robot
  • Remote Controlled Mini Forklift
  • Automatic Mechanical Garage Door Opener
  • Design & Fabrication of Mini Air Blower
  • Design & Fabrication of Mini Hydraulic Jack
  • Design & Fabrication of Motorized Water Pump
  • 3 DOF Hydraulic Extractor Mini JCB
  • Regenerative Braking System Project
  • Automatic Fog Maker Machine
  • Mini Bench Saw Machine Project
  • Mini Peltier Based Cooler
  • Mini Hacksaw Powered By Beam Engine
  • Bench Tapping Machine
  • Motorized Scotch Yoke Mechanism Piston
  • Automatic Motorized Bench Vise
  • Robotic Vehicle using Ackermann Steering Mechanism
  • 360-Degree Rotating Vehicle
  • Table Saw Project
  • Mini Belt Grinder Project
  • Design and Fabrication of Mini Groundnut & Peanut Shelling Machine
  • Design and Fabrication of External Pipe Climbing Robot
  • Pneumatic Arm Hammer Attachment With Nail Puller
  • Mini Mechanical Wire & Rod Cutter Machine
  • Single Motor Double Door Opener Mechanism
  • Android Micro Drone With Obstacle Detector
  • Programmable Robotic Arm Using Arduino
  • LIDAR Micro Done With Proximity Sensing
  • Solar Power Bank with Wireless Charging
  • Automatic Hydroponic Plant Grow Pot
  • Automatic Roti Puri Maker Motorized Press


Here let's get a basic understanding of some of the projects. 

These have been the most famous and feasible ones among mechanical engineering students:

1. Hydraulic Flood Protection System for Homes

Flooding is one of the most common and dangerous natural disasters that affect people worldwide. Around 2.2 percent of the world's population, or nearly 2.9 percent, lives in areas with a 10% chance of flooding every 50 years. Furthermore, rising global temperatures are expected to exacerbate flooding shortly. Though flooding causes death, it also causes significant property damage since the property is immobile, unlike persons who may move to higher ground. In addition, there is no way to salvage a house if the neighborhood is flooded.

2. Automatic Indoor Hydroponic Plant Grow Pot

For a long time, humans have been disrupting nature by deforestation. If development projects cannot be stopped, one solution could be to plant trees in each house. The loss of plant life caused by construction can be compensated for by planting enough trees within each house.

Now, sunshine is a major impediment to indoor plant growth. This is because there are no open roofs on residential units. Other problems include a lack of time to water plants and a lack of room in the house to plant them.

3. Contactless Air Conveyor For Goods 

For the movement of goods, a contactless air conveyor is used. These days, Bluetooth speakers are the most extensively utilized speakers. They've become popular because of their small size, portability, and long battery life. However, we've taken Bluetooth speakers to the next level by incorporating touchless control.

The Bluetooth speaker allows users to change music by swiping their palms across it. The user can also change the level by raising and lowering their hand over the speaker. The user can now control the entire speaker system without ever touching his or her phone or speaker.


How do I choose a mini project in budget?

Here are some tips that will help you further reduce the cost of your mechanical engineering project:

  • Build the project as a team: In addition to the usual advantages of working on a small project as a group, you'll have the option of splitting the project costs amongst yourself. With this approach, everyone will be able to develop an inventive micro project for a lower cost than if they were done individually.
  • Use the resources at your disposal: Before you start your project, list all the resources (materials and facilities) that are free to use at your campus and other locations. This will assist you in developing an efficient project plan with the least amount of outside spending.
  • Seek expert advice: Don't rely just on your project guide for all of your answers. Instead, you should seek the advice of specialists who are well-versed in the subject matter of your project. This will save you money on your initiatives by preventing you from overspending.
  • Buy kits with low prices: Unlike smartphones, most of the components you'll need to make your tiny project won't have a set price. So be cautious about who you put your trust in. Before buying from a company, read reviews and ask your friends about it.
  • Avoid damaging the kits: Several students working on mechatronics and robotics projects (due to mechanical students' lack of knowledge of electronics) wind up ruining the expensive circuits. So look for firms like Skyfi Labs, which provide excellent video tutorials and explanations to help you avoid making incorrect connections and burning your circuits. It will be really disappointing if your project fails to work one day before your presentation due to a short circuit or a burned IC. All of your hard work and money would have been wasted. To avoid such blunders, we strongly advise you to enrol in one of our project-based courses!
  • Mini projects without a plan are expensive: Doing mini-tasks without a plan will only increase the expense of your project to new heights. So, before you start working on your micro project, talk it over with your teammates and mentors to develop an effective project plan. This will allow you to set budgets for certain operations and ensure that you do not run out of money in the middle of a project.


Although these suggestions are applicable for all the mini-projects, if you want to build mechanical engineering mini projects, you need to take the above tips more seriously; doing good mechanical mini projects at low cost is extremely difficult. Therefore, proper care should be taken during the execution to save money wherever possible.