MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Overview

The Mechanical Engineering Department was started in the year 1984. This department offers BE in Mechanical Engineering and M.E. in Thermal Engineering. The department has well qualified and experienced faculty members both from Industries and Academics with specializations in Thermal, Manufacturing, CAD, Design, Welding, Production Engineering . The department has been producing constantly rank holders at the University level. There is a separate Department Library with large collection of volumes of books.

The department constantly maintains its best position with respect to pass percentage and student rank holders in Anna University Examination in this Zone. The department organizes National Level Conferences / Workshops / Seminars on various advanced topics. The staff members are constantly publishing research papers at the National / International journals. The students of Mechanical Engineering are participating in the other college paper presentation competitions and bring laurels to the department. The students are placed well in reputed companies every year through on - campus and off - campus drives.

The department is maintaining more than eight laboratories such as Engineering Practices Lab (with equipment for Welding, Foundary systems, grinders etc), Manufacturing Lab includes all types of Lathes, Milling machines, drilling machines, shaping machines, planner, Grinding machines etc,. CAD - CAM Lab with drafting software, modeling software, systems CNC machines, Dynamics Lab with cam Analyzer, Gyroscopes, whirling of shaft apparatus, balancing machines, Kinematic models, Vibration testing arrangement etc.,

Thermal Engineering Lab with Diesel engines, Petrol engines, Model steam power plant with steam boiler and turbine setup etc. Heat Transfer Lab with convection cylinder apparatus, Pin-fin, Stefan – Boltzmann apparatus, heat exchanger apparatus, Reciprocating air compressor, Refrigeration/ Air-conditioning test rig etc. Metrology and measurement Lab includes Vernier gauges, floating carriage Micro meter, Mechanical / Electrical / Pneumatic comparator, Autocollimator, Temperature / Displacement / Force / Torque / Vibration / Shock Measuring set ups etc., Mechatronics Lab with Pneumatic Trainer kit with controls, PLC, Hydraulic trainer kit, µ-controller with stepper motor control unit, Flow rate, direction, speed, velocity and force setups etc.,

Vision

To strive to become a nationally and internationally leading institution of higher learning, to graduate highly qualified engineers, maintain nationally recognized research to provide quality professional and community service to the region and the world.

Mission

M1: To provide quality education to prepare nationally competitive students for a successful career in Mechanical engineering

M2: To provide advanced skills, knowledge in state of art of research and design in sub areas of Mechanical engineering for graduate students

M3: To inculcate moral and ethical values among the students

M4: To provide service to the engineering profession and public

M5: To have regular interaction with industry and offer solutions to their problems.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

01. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

02. 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.

03. Design/development of solutions: 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.

04. 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.

05. 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.

06. 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.

07. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

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

09. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

10. 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.

11. 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.

12. 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.

Programme

Duration:


4 years (Regular) / 3 years (Lateral Entry)

No. of Semesters:


8 (Regular) / 6 (Lateral Entry)

Intake / No. of Seats:


Total - 120 (Government - 60, Management - 60)

Eligibility:


10+2 system of Education. Must have secured a pass in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in the qualifying examination.
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Curriculum & Syllabus:


2013 Regulation

2017 Regulation

Scope for Higher Studies:


Duration:


2 years

No. of Semesters:


4

Intake / No. of Seats:


Total - 18 (Government - 9, Management - 9)

Eligibility:


As per the Anna University and AICTE Norms.
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Curriculum & Syllabus:


2017 Regulation

Scope for Higher Studies:


  • Ph.D.

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Faculty

Name Qualification Area of Specialization Designation
Dr.MAYILVELNATHAN.V
Ph.D Thermal Engineering Professor & HOD
Dr..KANAGASUNDARAM B
Ph.D Thermal Engineering Professor
Dr.C.JAYASEELAN
Ph.D Composite Materials Professor
Dr.M.RAJESHWARAN
Ph.D Bio Diesel Professor
Dr.A. HAITER LENIN
Ph.D Thermal Engineering Professor
Mr.P.MANIKANDAKUMAR
M.E. Welding Engineering Associate Professor
Mr.S.P.ANAND
M.E. Thermal Engineering Assistant Professor
Mr.P.ABBAS KIYASUDEEN
M.E. Computer Aided Design Assistant Professor
Mr.S.SUJAI
M.E. Engineering Design Assistant Professor
Mr.P.THAVARAJAN
M.E. Thermal Engineering Assistant Professor
Mr.S.VASANTH
M.E. Production Engineering Assistant Professor
Mr.P.SUDAKARAN
M.E. Manufacturing Engineering Assistant Professor
Mr.P.CLASSIC ALEX
M.E. Manufacturing Engineering Assistant Professor
Mr.K.SHAHUL HAMEED
M.E. Engineering Design Assistant Professor
Mr.N.NAGARATHINAM
M.E. Thermal Engineering Assistant Professor
Mr.M.P.M.MOHAMED IBRAHEEM
M.E. Thermal Engineering Assistant Professor
Mr.P.UMAR AHAMED
M.E. Computer Aided Design Assistant Professor
Mr.V.BALAMURUGAN
M.E. Thermal Engineering Assistant Professor
Mr.J. MOHAMMED AZHARUDEEN
M.E. Production Engineering Assistant Professor
Mr.M.MOHAMED HAARISH HUSSAIN
M.E. Computer Aided Design Assistant Professor
Mr.K.SAKTHIVEL RAJAN
M.E. Manufacturing Engineering Assistant Professor

Laboratories

ENGINEERING PRACTICES LABORATORY

OBJECTIVE
To provide exposure to the students with hands on experience on various basic engineering practices Mechanical Engineering

The following Equipments are available in the laboratory
Arc welding transformer with cables and holders
Welding booth with exhaust facility
Welding accessories like welding shield, chipping hammer,
wire brush, etc
Oxygen and acetylene gas cylinders, blow pipe and other
welding outfit
Centre lathe
Hearth furnace, anvil and smithy tools
Moulding table, foundry tools
Power Tool: Angle Grinder

Study-purpose items: centrifugal pump, air-conditioner

 

MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY LAB

OBJECTIVE
To gain hands on experience on working of general purpose machine tools and on
various manufacturing processes
The following Equipments are available in the laboratory

  • Centre Lathes
  • Turret and Capstan Lathes
  • Horizontal Milling Machine
  • Vertical Milling Machine
  • Surface Grinding Machine
  • Cylinderical Grinding Machine
  • Shaper
  • Slotter.
  • Planner
  • Radial Drilling Machine
  • Tool Dynamometer
  • Gear Hobbing Machine

 

CAD-CAM LAB

OBJECTIVE

  • To be able to understand and handle design problems in a systematic manner.
  • To gain practical experience in handling 2D drafting and 3D modeling software
  • systems.
  • To understand the concepts G and M codes and manual part programming.
  • To expose students to modern control systems (Fanuc, Siemens etc)
  • To expose students to modern CNC application machines


The following softwares and Equipments are available in the laboratory
AVAILABLE SOFTWARES
SOLID WORKS2008, CNC SIMULATION (Turning & Milling), CMAS SIMULATION (Turning & Milling), Cadian2006, IRON CAD, EDGE CAM V10+, ALG/NASTRAN 99
Equipments
Trainer CNC Lathe 1
Trainer CNC milling

 

DYNAMICS LAB

OBJECTIVES:
 To supplement the principles learnt in kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery.
 To understand how certain measuring devices are used for dynamic testing.
The following Equipments are available in the laboratory

  • Cam analyzer.
  • Motorised gyroscope.
  • Governor apparatus - Watt, Porter, Proell and Hartnell governors.
  • Whirling of shaft apparatus.
  • Dynamic balancing machine.
  • Static and dynamic balancing machine.
  • Vibrating table
  • Vibration test facilities apparatus
  • Gear Model
  • Kinematic Models to study various mechanisms

THERMAL ENGINEERING LAB

OBJECTIVES:
To apply the thermodynamic concepts into various thermal application like IC engines, Steam Turbines, Compressors and Refrigeration and Air conditioning systems
The following Equipments are available in the laboratory

  • I.C Engine – 2 stroke and 4 stroke model
  • Red Wood Viscometer
  • Apparatus for Flash and Fire Point
  • 4-stroke Diesel Engine with mechanical loading.
  • 4-stroke Diesel Engine with hydraulic loading.
  • 4-stroke Diesel Engine with electrical loading.
  • Multi-cylinder Petrol Engine
  • Single cylinder Petrol Engine
  • Data Acquisition system with any one of the above engines
Steam Boiler with turbine setup

HEAT TRANSFER LAB

OBJECTIVE
To train the students to develop sound working knowledge on different types of Heat transfer equipments.
The following Equipments are available in the laboratory
Guarded plate apparatus.
Lagged pipe apparatus
Natural convection-vertical cylinder apparatus
Forced convection inside tube apparatus.
Pin-fin apparatus
Stefan-Boltzmann apparatus
Emissivity measurement apparatus.
Parallel/counter flow heat exchanger apparatus.
Single/two stage reciprocating air compressor.
Refrigeration test rig
Air-conditioning test rig

METROLOGY AND MEASUREMENT LAB

OBJECTIVES:
To learn about various methods of measuring Mechanical parameters
The following Equipments are available in the laboratory
Micrometer
Vernier Caliper
Vernier Height Gauge
Vernier depth Gauge
Slip Gauge Set
Gear Tooth Vernier
Sine Bar
Sine Center
Bevel Protractor
Floating Carriage Micrometer
Profile Projector / Tool Makers Microscope
Mechanical / Electrical / Pneumatic Comparator
Autocollimator
Temperature Measuring Setup
Displacement Measuring Setup
Force Measuring Setup
Torque Measuring Setup
Vibration / Shock Measuring Setup

MECHATRONICS LABORATORY

OBJECTIVE:
 To understand the interdisciplinary applications of Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical
and Computer Systems for the Control of Mechanical and Electronic Systems.

The following Equipments are available in the laboratory

  • Basic Pneumatic Trainer Kit with manual and electrical controls/
  • PLC Control each
  • Basic Hydraulic Trainer Kit
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics Systems Simulation Software /
  • Automation studio sets
  • 8051 - Microcontroller kit with stepper motor and drive circuit sets
  • LAB VIEW software with Sensors to measure Pressure,
Flow rate, direction, speed, velocity and force.

Rank Holders

B.E - Mechanical Engineering

  • Academic Year Student Name Rank
    2014-2015 Mr. Thajul Ahamed Irsath M 17
    2014-2015 Mr. Hasmath Hussain H 35
    2014-2015 Mr Solai Raj K 37
    2014-2015 Mr Mohamed Nufran B 42
    2014-2015 Mr Niyas M A 47
    2013-2014 Mr Mohamed Abuthahir S 39

M.E - Thermal Engineering

  • Academic Year Student Name Rank
    2016-2017 Mr Saminathan T 4
    2016-2017 Mr Salman H 9
    2013-2014 Mr Manikandan P 3

ICT

Sl. No. FACULTY NAME DESCRIPTION SUBJECT SEM / YEAR LINK FOR THE SUBJECT
1. Dr.M.Rajeshwaran Internal Combustion Engines Thermal Engineering 1 IV/II Click here
2. Mr.S.P Anand Thermal Power Plant Power Plant Engineering VII/IV Click here
3. Mr.S.Sujai Maintenance Organization Chart Maintenance Engineering VII/IV Click here
4. Mr.P.Sudakaran Function Of Engine Parts Automobile Engineering VI/III Click here
5. Mr.K.Shakul Hameed Applications Of Tig& Mig Welding In Manufacturing Welding Technology VII/IV Click here
6. Mr.N.Nagarathinam Production Planning Production Planning And Control VIII/IV Click here
7. Mr.V.Balamurugan Numerical Methods In Heat Transfer Heat And Mass Transfer VI/III Click here
8. Mr.P.Umar Ahamed Suspension System Design Of Machine Elements V/III Click here
9. Mr.J.Mohamed Azarudeen Gearbox Design Of Transmission Systems VI/III Click here
10. Mr.R.Sakthivelrajan Types Of Cash Flow Engineering Economics VIII/IV Click here