B.E Mechanical Engineering

About The Department


  • B.E. Mechanical Engineering (Accredited by NBA)

The Department of Mechanical Engineering was started in the year 2009. Mechanical Engineering is one of the most creative, broadest and most versatile of the engineering professions. The faculty members are experts in robotics, bio-engineering, microprocessor control, energy conversion, energy management, fluid dynamics, power production, manufacturing, computer-aided design, machine design, and material science and with this experience they help students to develop as transformational leaders.

The mission of the Department of Mechanical Engineering is to produce Mechanical engineering graduates who will possess the acumen, competence, and skills needed to enter, succeed, and lead in professional practice or post-graduate studies. The goal is to provide learning and nurturing environment that stimulates faculty and students to collaborate in solving practical problems, motivates lifelong learning, and helps to reach their highest potential.

The students are given exposure on various Laboratories to have hands on experience. In Computer Aided Design Laboratory training is being offered in Pro/E, Solidworks, CATIA,ANSYS,MSC NASTRAN softwares. FrancisTurbine, PeltonTurbine, Venturimeter, Orificemeter Calibration Apparatus and other hydraulic equipments in Fluid Mechanics Laboratory render immense knowledge to excel the budding Engineers about the flow of fluids through different passages, turbine wheels and nozzles. Strength of Materials Laboratory is equipped with Universal Testing Machine, Torsion Testing Machine, Compression Testing Machine, Tensile Testing Machine, and Impact Testing Machine. Horizontal Milling Machine, Light Duty Center Lathe, Cylindrical Grinding, Light Duty Center Lathe All Gear Lathe, Surface Grinder are used in Machine shop to train the machine tool working for the mechanical engineers. In addition to these Internal combustion research laboratory, Dynamics laboratory, Heat transfer laboratory and Mechatronics laboratory are catering the technical training for the students with latest equipments.

Industry –Institute interaction has been accelerated through doing student projects in Industries like BHEL,TNPL,Ennur Thermal Power Plant and LMW. Consultancy works are being carried out through Hindusthan Centre for Engineering Design and Analysis.

Student members of mechanical engineering department won the Runner Up and a Cash prize of Rs. 40,000 in Indian Karting Competition among the 180 technical institutions from all over India organized by Imperial Society of Innovative Engineers, Jalndhar, Punjab. Another batch of students designed and fabricated a mini bike of 75cc capacity. The mini bike passed in all tests of technical inspection and won prizes in various mini bike competitions.

The Department organizes seminars, workshops and conferences frequently to update technical knowledge and to improve leadership qualities of students. Recently a National level faculty development program on ‘increasing industry knowledge In Academia’ was organized during 30th April-13th May 2015 with grant in aid of Rs.Six lakhs from All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi.

Department Vision and Mission

VISION

To inculcate professionalism in the field of mechanical engineering for the students by providing quality education and learning opportunities to become an ethically strong engineers contributing the growth of the nation in future.

MISSION

MD1: To promote quality technical education to the students that prepares then for professional engineering practice.

MD2: To frame the engineering students with high moral and ethical values.

MD3: To seek continuous improvement in the learning process of the students to enhance their technical skills

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEO’s)

PEO1: Graduates will expertise in technical, scientific and mathematical knowledge and skills in mechanical engineering by providing application concepts to them.

PEO2: Graduates will fulfill the industrial needs through training and soft skills programs Imparting the ideas of modern techniques.

PEO3: Graduates will work with human ethics and values who apply their skills developed towards the ecofriendly and socially responsible projects as an individual and as a team.

PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSO’s)

PSO 1: Ability to find out, articulate and solve the industrial problems with the use of Mechanical Engineering tools

PSO 2: Ability to automate a mechanical system or a process within the realistic constraints

PSO 3: Develop students to work professionally in industries or to become an entrepreneur by applying Mechanical Engineering and management practices.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES (PO’s)

At the time of graduation, the students of Mechanical Engineering should have the

PO1: ENGINEERING KNOWLEDGE: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

PO2: PROBLEM ANALYSIS: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

PO3: DESIGN /DEVELOPMENT: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

PO4: CONDUCT INVESTIGATIONS OF COMPLEX PROBLEMS: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

PO5: MODERN TOOL USAGE: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO6: THE ENGINEER AND SOCIETY: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

PO7: ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

PO8: ETHICS: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

PO9: INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM WORK: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO10: COMMUNICATION: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO11: PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

PO12: LIFE LONG LEARNING: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.


Laboratories

MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY

Manufacturing Technology lab provides necessary practical hands on training for the students to meet the current and emerging needs of the manufacturing industries in the society. The laboratory is fully furnished with heavy machineries like heavy duty centre lathe-all geared type, centre lathe-cone pulley type, Capstan and turret lathe, surface grinder, cylindrical grinder, centerless grinder, horizontal and vertical milling machines, planner and shaper. The laboratory also has equipments such as lathe tool dynamometer and milling tool dynamometer.




THERMAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY

Thermal engineering is a branch of science that covers energy conversion from one form to another, working of IC engines, modes of Heat transfer, principles of refrigeration and air conditioning etc. The objective of this laboratory is to provide the student a good environment to understand some very important concepts and applications in the field of IC engines and Heat Transfer. We have very spacious, orderly arranged thermal engineering laboratory.

STRENGTH OF MATERIALS LABORATORY

Demonstrating the basic principles in the area of strength and mechanics of materials and structural analysis to the undergraduate students through a series of experiments is the objective of the strength of materials lab. Measuring the properties of the materials such as impact strength, tensile strength, compressive strength, hardness, ductility are conducted in the lab.Major Equipments Strength of Materials Lab:- Universal testing machine, Torsion testing machine, Impact testing machine, Brinell hardness testing machine, Rockwell hardness testing machine, etc.




DYNAMICS LABORATORY

Dynamics Laboratory is a modern facility for performing a wide range of experiments in the area of Mechanics. The laboratory is concerned with providing theoretical knowledge and practical exposure for students in designing new mechanisms to practical problems in the industrial sphere. The laboratory is fully furnished with high-tech machineries like Cam analysis, Static and dynamic balancing, Balancing of reciprocating mass, Whirling of shaft apparatus, Motorized gyroscope, Universal governor apparatus, Vibration lab equipment integrated with data Acquisition systems, etc. The Lab supports students of undergraduate courses, research scholars and useful for advanced experimental research.

ENGINEERING PRACTICES LABORATORY

The Lab provides required practical training to all Engineering Students. The workshop has all the necessary hand tools to carry out carpentry, fitting, plumbing, welding, foundry, smithy and Sheet metal work. Apart from power tools, the workshop also has some machines such as DC Arc welding equipment, foundry power sieve and multipurpose wood working machine.




METROLOGY AND MEASUREMENTS

The Metrology and measurements Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering is a well-equipped laboratory which has facilities for regular academic purposes and research. Through an arsenal of state of the art facilities and infrastructure, and on the strength of its expertise, the Metrology and measurements laboratory has evolved into a premier laboratory in the stated areas. It has the equipment such as Autocollimator, Profile projector, Tool maker’s microscope, Floating carriage micrometer, Telescope gauge, Bore gauge, etc.

COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING LABORATORY

CAD/CAM Laboratory has been established during 2003-2004. At present the laboratories latest configuration terminals, networked with one IBM server. Latest softwares in the field of CAD/CAM area have been purchased and are continuously upgraded. This enables the students and faculty to learn the advanced software and carryout research works. Softwares available in CAD Centre are Auto Desk Inventor Mechanical Desktop-6, Solidedge, Solid works, Femap with NX Nastran, Unigraphics. The lab has a well laid out computer controlled FMS system.




FLUID MECHANICS AND MACHINERY LABORATORY

Fluid Mechanics and Machinery lab equipped with the Pelton turbine, Francis turbine, Kaplan turbine, double acting reciprocating pump, submergible pump, mono block pump, and piston pump. The objective of this laboratory is to study the operating characteristics of hydraulic machines and flow devices. The laboratory is important for Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering students. The major equipment focuses on the study and calibration of gauges, triangular notch, rectangular notch, Orifice meter Venturimeter and determination of Chezy's constant and Darcy's coefficient. In addition the performance test on hydraulic machines like centrifugal pump, Reciprocating pump, Petrol Wheel, Francis turbine and Kaplan turbine are also conducted.

Faculty Details

Dr.C.Natarajan, M.E., Ph.D.

Professsor and Principal

Having 24 years of teaching experience and published around 15 papers in national and international conferences. He is also a reviewer for five International Journals namely Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Journal of Machining Science and Technology, Gazi University of Journal and science, British Journal of Applied Science and Technology and Composites: Part B. He has held Academic position as Member of Board of studies. He is a life member in Indian Society of Technical Education and Member in society of Automotive Engineers.

Dr.S.R.Rajabalayanan, M.Tech., Ph.D.

Professor and Head

He is having more than 20 years of teaching and research experience. His patented innovation is ‘Sun point solar thermal energy collector’.(Patent application number :2376/CHE/2011 A. International classification number: F24J2/00.) His research articles are indexed in Scopus. He is also providing training for rural people, engineers, consultants and planners for efficient usage of thermal, electrical and chemical energy.

Dr.S. Kannan , M.E., Ph.D.

Professor

He is basically design expert having more than 15 years of teaching and industrial experience. He guides young engineers in the advanced machining processes. Recently he has published 4 papers in International journals. His area of interest includes Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Computer Aided Manufacturing.

Dr.T.S.Praveen , M.E., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

He is basically design expert having more than 12 years of teaching and industrial experience. He guides young engineers in the gas metallic arc welding. Recently he has published 2 papers in International journals. His area of interest includes studies on gas metal arc welding of ss409m ferritic grade stainless steel.

Dr.S.Sekar , M.E., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Has 9 years of academic experience in teaching. Has to his credits 4 international and 2 conference publications. His area of interest includes Manufacturing , Automation and Thermal Engineering. He is a life member of ISTE.

Mr.R.Selvendran, M.E.,(Ph.D).

Associate Professor

Has a total of over 26 years of industrial and academic experience in various capacities. Has published 2 international and 1 conference papers. He is a life member of ISTE, IRED, AISQEM and ISME.

Mr.M.Viswanath, M.E.,(Ph.D).

Associate Professor

Has to his credits 4 international and 6 conference publications also has published 2 text books. Has received an award for excellent professional achievement from Society of professional engineers and also received an award for Best outstanding faculty by TAPSA.

Mr.J.Dixon Jim Joseph

Associate Professor

Has a total of over 20 years of industrial and academic experience in various capacities. Has published 2 text books in a reputed publications. His area of interest includes TQM, Manufacturing, Design and Automation.

Mr.K.Kalidas, M.E.,(Ph.D).

Assistant Professor

Has an experience of over 10 years in Teaching. He is a Gold medalist,obtained university ranks in UG and PG levels and has published 3 papers in International Journals

Mr.S.Suresh, M.E.

Assistant Professor

Has 13 years of industrial and academic experience. Has published 3 international journal papers. His area of interest includes Metrology and Measurements and Dynamics of Machines

Mr.S.Mathivanan, M.E.

Assistant Professor

10 years Experiences professor and has published 4 papers in Journals both His area of interest includes Fluid Mechanics, Manufacturing and Automation.

Mr.K.M.Arunraja, M.E.,(Ph.D).

Assistant Professor

Prof.Arunraja has published 11 International Journal and 3 National Journal papers and 4 Text books He has received various awards such as Young Engineer 2018, Best Faculty 2017, Excellent Young Professional Achievement 2016 and Young Researcher 2015 from various technical Society

Mr.N.Dinesh, M.E.,

Assistant Professor

Has an academic experience of 6 years in teaching. Has published 2 papers in reputed journals. He is a life member of ISTE, SMISME, ISQEMA, ISE

Mr.R.Sundaramoorthy, M.E.,(Ph.D).

Assistant Professor

Has a total of over 6 years of academic experience in various capacities. Has published research papers in various international/ national journals and conferences. He is a life member of ISTE, SMISME.

Mr.Manojkumar Shanmugam,

Assistant Professor

Has an experience of 5 years in teaching. Has as attended 2 national conferences. His area of interest includes Manufacturing technology, CAD/CAM, Engineering mechanics and Engineering graphics.

Mr.P.Naveenkumar, M.E.,

Assistant Professor

Has a total of over 10 years of industrial and academic experience Has published 7 papers in reputed journals and also has published 1 book

Mr.D.Ganesh Babu , M.E.,

Assistant Professor

He has 4 years of experience in industry and 4 years as academic experience. His area of interest includes Dynamics, Strength on materials, Engineering mechanics Etc

Mr.S.Sivasubramanian, M.E.,

Assistant Professor

Has a total of over 10 years of academic experience. has attended 2 Faculty Development Programmes. His area of interest includes Finite Element Analysis &Thermal Engineering

Mr. J.Justin Maria Hillary,M.E.,(Ph.D).,

Assistant Professor

With 5 years of teaching experience,he has published 4 papers .His area of interest includes Strength of materials, Finite Element Method and Analysis, Dynamics of machines& Composite materials.

Mr.R.V.Rangarajan,M.E.,(Ph.D)

Assistant Professor

Has a total of over 24 years of industrial and academic experience. Has published 3 papers in internationalJournals and conferences. His area of interest includes Welding technology, composite materials, Manufacturing and Automation.

Mr.A.Jeevarathinam,M.E.

Assistant Professor

Has a total of over 5 years of academic experience. His area of interest includes Manufacturing technology, composite materials.

COLLABORATION & MOU

S.NO Name of the Industry Partner Nature of Activities
1 M/s.VLAND’s BEST Hub PVT LTD 1.Solid Works,CATIA and Pro-E Software Training Programs
2. Assistance for Project works
3. Assistance for Placement
2 M/s NMVST Group of Companies Pvt Ltd 1.Training the students in Non-Destructive Testing Methods
2. Assistance for Project works
3. Assistance for Placement
4. Assistance for Research and Consultancy
3 M/s. CAREER ZONE Consulting Private Ltd,Coimbatore 1.Global Skills Training
2. Counseling for Overseas Education
4 M/s. Visual Solutions, Coimbatore 1. Assistance for Project works
2. Assistance for Placement
3. Assistance for Research and Consultancy
5 M/s. EDS Technologies Pvt Ltd, Bangalore 1. Assistance for Project works
2. Assistance for Placement
6 M/s. MAS Solar Systems Pvt Ltd, Coimbatore 1.Training the students in Renewable Energy Technologies
2. Assistance for Project works
3. Assistance for Placement
4. Assistance for Research and Consultancy
7 M/s. CADD Technologies, Coimbatore 1.Machine Drawing and Design, Drawing conversions, Auto CAD and New product Development Training Programs
2. Assistance for Project works
3. Assistance for Placement
8 IT-IT e S Sector Skills Council NASSCOM, New Delhi 1.Technical Communication Training
2.Training the Trainers
9 M/s. Mind Power Technologies, Chennai 1.CNC Training Programs
2. Assistance for Project works
3. Assistance for Placement
4. Assistance for Research and Consultancy