Mechanical Engineering

About the Department

  • This department was established in the Year 1995. It has 9 Laboratories for imparting practical training to the students. These Laboratories will help the students to undertake project works, fabrication works, maintenance works, etc. The Department got accreditation from National Board of Accreditation in the year 2006.
  • Alumni strength of more than 2,700 and they are working various industry.
  • Recognized as Research Centre by Anna University, Chennai, Tamilnadu.
  • Government and industry sponsored projects
  • Industry sponsored laboratories
  • Specially designed skill development programs in support of industry experts
  • National and international conferences and courses

Programmes offered

  • B.E. - Mechanical Engineering - 4 years
  • M.E. - Computer Aided Design - 2 years
  • M.E. - Manufacturing Engineering - 2 years
  • Ph.D. - (Research Programme)

Vision & Mission


  • To enable Mechanical Engineering Graduates excel in engineering education, research and innovation with ethical values as global practitioners.


  • To impart quality education, enhance student’s skills and make them to compete globally
  • To provide State-of-the-Art technologies and enhance students problem solving skills in Mechanical Engineering
  • To prepare graduates to pursue lifelong learning, intellectually with ethical values in Mechanical Engineering as professionals and entrepreneurs
  • To expand students’ knowledge in the Mechanical Engineering domain to conduct research and innovate for a sustainable development.


Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The graduates of Mechanical Engineering will be able to

  • PEO1: Apply the mathematical and scientific concepts necessary to formulate, solve and analyze engineering problems.
  • PEO2: Conceptualize and synthesize data, carry out product design and development.
  • PEO3: Work in teams on multidisciplinary projects.
  • PEO4: Observe professional ethics and develop successful careers globally

Program Outcomes (POs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

  • Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

Develop ability to

  • PSO1: Identify, understand, apply and solve problems in Mechanical Engineering Design.
  • PSO2: Identify, understand, apply and find solutions for problems in Manufacturing Engineering.
  • PSO3: Identify, understand, apply and provide solutions for problems in Thermofluid Industrial Applications.

Advisory Committee

Department Program Advisory Committee (DPAC)

Name of the member Address
1 Dr. M.Srinivasan Professor and Head,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal.
2 Dr.V.Shanmugam Dean,
School of Mechanical Sciences
Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal.
3 Dr. G.Suresh Kannan
Associate Professor,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Coimbatore Institute of Technology,
4 Dr. S. Venkatachalapathy
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli.
5 Mr. N.Lakshminarasimhan General Manager(Personnel & HR),
Brakes India Private Limited,
6 Mr. S. Arun Kumar Senior Manager, Production
CRI Pumps, Coimbatore
7 Dr. T. Velmurugan Assistant Professor,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College,
8 Dr.R.Uthirasamy Professor
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering,
Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal.
9 Dr.M.Kannan Professor and Head,       
Department Computer Science and Engineering,
Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal..
10 Dr. R. Boopathi Associate Professor,
Department of  Mechanical Engineering ,
Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal.
11 Dr. R. Prabu Associate Professor,
Department of  Mechanical Engineering ,
Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal.
12 Dr. R. Sasikumar Associate Professor,
Department of  Mechanical Engineering ,
Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal.

Board of Studies

Members of the Board of Studies

S.No. Members Position in BoS
1. Name             : Dr. M. Srinivasan
Designation   : Head of the Department, Mechanical Engineering
Address         : Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal
2. Name             : Dr. G. Suresh Kannan
Designation   : Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Address         : Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore                                         
Anna University Nominee
3. Name             : Dr.  S. Venkatachalapathy
Designation   : Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Address         : National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
Subject Expert
4. Name             : Mr. N. Lakshminarasimhan
Designation   : General Manager, Human Resource
Address         : Brakes India Private Limited, Chennai.
Subject Expert
5. Name             : Mr. S. Arun Kumar
Designation   : Senior Manager, Production
Address         : CRI Pumps, Coimbatore
Industrial Expert
6. Name            : Dr. D. Gnanaraj
Designation   : Assistant Engineer , Coal Handling Plant – Div. 
Address         : Mettur Thermal Power Station - II, Salem
Industrial Expert
7. Name            : Dr. V. Shanmugam
Designation   : Dean,  School of Mechanical Sciences
Address         : Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal
Academic Expert
8. Name            : Dr.  M. Kannan
Designation   : Professor and Head, CSE 
Address        : Mahendra Engineering College
Academic Expert
Allied Department
9. Name            : Dr. R. Uthirasamy
Designation   : Professor and Head, EEE 
Address        : Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal
Academic Expert
Allied Department
10. All the faculty members of the MECH Department Members Members
11. Name            : Mr.  Rajesh kumar
Designation   : Group Manager , Design
Address        : ASM Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru, Karnataka
PG Alumnus
12. Name            : Dr. T. Velmurugan     
Designation   : Assistant Professor (Sl. Grade), Mechanical Engg.
Address        : Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore
UG Alumnus
13. Name            : Mr. P. Manikandan
Designation   : M.E. Manufacturing Engineering  - Year I
Address        : Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal
PG Student
14. Name            : Mr. S. Thameem
Designation   : B.E. Mechanical Engineering - III Year
Address        : Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal
UG Student


Engineering Practices Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • Arc welding transformer with cables and holders
  • Welding accessories like welding shield, chipping hammer, wire brush.
  • Oxygen and acetylene gas cylinders, blow pipe and other welding outfit.
  • Hearth furnace, anvil and smithy tools


  • Welding:
    (a) Preparation of butt joints, lap joints and T- joints by Shielded metal arc welding.
    (b) Gas welding practice
  • Basic Machining:
    (a)Simple Turning and Taper turning
    (b) Drilling Practice
  • Sheet Metal Work:
    (a) Forming & Bending:
    (b)Model making - Trays and funnels.
    (c)Different type of joints.
  • Machine assembly practice:
    (a) Study of centrifugal pump
    (b) Gas welding practice
  • Demonstration on:
    (a) Smithy operations, upsetting, swaging, setting down and bending.
    (b) Foundry operations like mould preparation for gear and step cone
    (c)Fitting - Exercises - Preparation of square fitting and V - fitting models.


  • Engineering Practices laboratory for all branch of engineering Students
  • Engineering Practices Laboratory for second year mechanical students

Laboratory In-charges

  • Dr.R.Boopathi
  • Mr.Muthukrishnan

Manufacturing Technology Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • Centre Lathe with accessories
  • Moulding boxes, tools and patterns
  • Turret Lathe
  • Capstan Lathe
  • Horizontal Milling Machine
  • Vertical Milling Machine
  • Surface Grinding Machine
  • Cylindrical Grinding Machine\
  • Centreless Grinding Machine
  • Gear Hobbing Machine
  • Shaper
  • Slotter
  • Radial Drilling Machine
  • Lathe Tool Dynamometer
  • Drilling Tool Dynamometer
  • Tool Makers Microscope
  • Tool and Cutter grinder
  • Upright Drilling Machine


  • To measure the cutting force, tool temperature and shear angle during orthogonal cutting (on Lathe).
  • To study the effects of grinding variables on grinding forces, specific energy and surface finish.
  • To study the EDM machine and determine material removal rate and tool wear rate during machining of EN8 steel.
  • To study the various features of surface roughness measuring instrument also measure the parameters of the specimen.
  • To study the integrated multi process (µ-milling, µ-turning, µ -drilling, µ-EDM, µ-ECM, µ-wire cut, µ-EDG) on micromachining machine DT-110.
  • Investigation of wear and cutting processes (Fx, Fy, Fz and Mz) near the tool age during milling and drilling by Rotating 4-Component Dynamometer (RCD) on EMCO Mill concept 250.
  • To obtain the measurement of a given component using coordinate measuring machine (CMM).
  • To fabricate micro channel through epilog laser fiber mark fusion engraving machine.
  • To measure the axial force, with tool speed for different diameters, if the feed is constant on HMT Radial Drill Machine.


  • Workshop Laboratory for second year Mechanical Students.

Laboratory In-charges

  • Dr.R.Boopathi
  • Mr.G.Muruganantham

Thermal Engineering Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • Steam Boiler with turbine setup
  • I.C Engine – 2 stroke model
  • I.C Engine – 4 stroke model
  • Red Wood Viscometer
  • Apparatus for Flash and Fire Point
  • 4-stroke Diesel Engine with mechanical loading
  • 4-stroke Diesel Engine with electrical loading
  • Multi-cylinder Petrol Engine
  • Single cylinder Petrol Engine


  • Be able to conduct experiment on IC engine to study the characteristic and performance of IC engines
  • Estimate energy distribution by conducting heat balance test on IC engines
  • Evaluate methods for improving the IC engine performance.
  • Conduct constant speed and variable speed tests on IC engines and interpret their performance.


  • Thermal Engineering Laboratory for second year Mechanical Students

Laboratory In-charges

  • Mr.L.Periyannan
  • Mr.C.Samiappan

Heat & Mass Transfer Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • Guarded plate apparatus
  • Natural convection-vertical cylinder apparatus
  • Forced convection inside tube apparatus
  • Thermal Conductivity of Insulating Powder
  • Pin-fin apparatus
  • Composite Wall Apparatus
  • Stefan-Boltzmann apparatus
  • Emissivity measurement apparatus
  • Parallel/counter flow heat exchanger apparatus
  • Two stage reciprocating air compressor.
  • Refrigeration test rig
  • Air-conditioning test rig
  • Shell and Tube Exchanger
  • Bomb Calorimeter
  • Orsat Apparatus


  • Determine the valve timing diagram of SI engine & CI engine.
  • Analyze the influence of variations in TDC and BDC operations
  • Calculate the IP, BP, brake thermal efficiency.
  • Calculate & Compare the performance characteristics.
  • Experiment on IC engine load variations with Air fuel ratio.
  • Apply the concept of Morse test on SI engine.(multi cylinder).
  • Analyse the efficiency of reciprocating air compressor
  • Determine the principle of various parameters in boilers.


  • Heat & mass transfer Laboratory for third year MECH Students

Laboratory In-charges

  • Dr.R.Boopathi
  • Mr.C.Samiappan

Dynamics Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • Cam analyzer.
  • Motorised gyroscope.
  • Governor apparatus - Proell governor.
  • 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
  • Multi Degree System
  • Spring Mass System
  • Gear Reducers


  • Kinematics of 4 bar mechanisms – Slider crank and Crank Rocker Mechanism - Determination of velocity and acceleration.
  • Kinematics of Universal Joints – Determination of velocity and acceleration
  • Kinematics of Gear Trains – Simple, Compound, Epi-cyclic and Differential :Determination of velocity ratio and Torque
  • Governors - Determination of sensitivity, effort, etc. for any one of Governors -Watt, Porter, Proell
  • Motorized Gyroscope-Verification of laws -Determination of gyroscopic couple.
  • Whirling of shaft-Determination of critical speed of shaft with concentrated loads.
  • Determination of moment of inertia by oscillation method for connecting rod.
  • Vibrating system - Spring mass system - Determination of damping co-efficient of single degree of freedom system
  • Determination of natural frequencies of compound pendulum.


  • Dynamics Laboratory for third year MECH Students & Second Year Medtronic Students.

Laboratory In-charges

  • Mr.P.Senthikumaran
  • Mr.N.Thangaraj

Metrology and Measurements Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • Micrometer
  • Vernier Caliper
  • Vernier Height Gauge
  • Vernier depth Gauge
  • Slip Gauge Set
  • Gear Tooth Vernier
  • Sine Bar
  • Floating Carriage Micrometer
  • Profile Projector  
  • Mechanical Comparator
  • Electrical Comparator
  • Autocollimator
  • Temperature Measuring Setup
  • Displacement Measuring Setup
  • Force Measuring Setup
  • Torque Measuring Setup
  • Vibration / Shock Measuring Setup, Optical Comparator
  • Gear Tester, Flange Micrometer
  • Depth Micrometer, Limit Gauge Center


  • Calibration of Vernier / Micrometer/Dial gauge.
  • Checking Dimensions of part using slip gauges.
  • Measurements of Gear Tooth Dimensions using Gear Tooth Vernier.
  • Measurement of Angle using sine bar / sine center / tool makers microscope.
  • Measurement of straightness and flatness using Autocollimator
  • Measurement of thread parameters using Tool makers Microscope/Floating carriage Micrometer.
  • Checking the limits of dimensional tolerances using comparators (Mechanical / Pneumatic).
  • Measurement of Temperature using Thermocouple.
  • Measurement of Displacement using LVDT.
  • Measurement of Force using Load Cell.
  • Measurement of taper angle using profile projector


  • Metrology and Measurements Laboratory for Final year MECH Students Laboratory In-charges

Laboratory In-charges

  • Mr.J.R.Vinodkumar
  • Mr.P.Muthukrishnan

CAD/CAM Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • A3 size plotter
  • Trainer CNC Lathe
  • Trainer CNC Millis


Creation of 3D assembly model of following machine elements using 3D Modeling software

Introduction of 3D Modeling software

  • Plummer Block
  •  Screw Jack
  •  Lathe Tailstock
  •  Universal Joint
  •  Machine Vice
  •  Connecting rod

Manual part programming using G and M codes for Facing, Turning, Step turning, Taper turning, multiple turning, multiple facing, and thread cutting operations.

CNC Milling program involving linear motion and circular interpolation method.

CNC Milling program involving contour motion and canned cycles.


  • CAM Laboratory for third & final year Mechanical Students.

Laboratory In-charges

  • Mr.V.Sugan
  • Mr.T.Balasubramianiam

Mechatronics Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • Basic Pneumatic Trainer Kit with manual and electrical controls
  • PID Controller
  • Basic Hydraulic Trainer Kit


  • Design and testing of direction control circuit using single acting cylinder and to demonstrate the working of the circuit.
  • Design and testing of direction control circuit using double acting cylinder and to demonstrate the working of the circuit.
  • Design and testing of pneumatic circuit with double acting cylinder using multiple sequences and to demonstrate the working of the circuit.
  • Design and testing of pneumatic circuit with double acting cylinder using push button in electro pneumatic trainer kit and to demonstrate the working of the circuit
  • Design a circuit using timer for controlled retracted motion of a double acting cylinder and to demonstrate the working of the circuit.
  • Design and testing of hydraulic circuit with double acting cylinder by using Hydraulic trainer kit to demonstrate the working of the circuit.
  • Design and demonstrate a Pneumatic / Hydraulic circuit using Fluid SIM software.
  • Control a steeper motor speed control of full step resolution by interfacing with 8051 micro controller.
  • Design and demonstrate the sequential circuit using PLC.
  • Control the speed of PMDC motor using PID controller interfacing


  • Mechatronics Laboratory for Final year MECH Students

Laboratory In-charges

  • Mr.A.Krishnaraju
  • Mr.N.Thangaraj

Faculty & Staff

S.No Name of the Faculty Member Qualification Designation
1 Dr.V.SHANMUGAM M.E., Ph.D. Professor & Dean
2 Dr.M.SRINIVASAN M.E., Ph.D. Professor & HOD
3 Dr.R.BOOPATHI M.E., Ph.D. Professor
4 Dr. P. R. KANNAN M.E., Ph.D. Associate Professor
5 Dr. R.SASIKUMAR M.E., Ph.D. Associate Professor
6 Dr.R.PRABU M.E., Ph.D. Associate Professor
7 Dr.V.POONGUZHALI M.E., Ph.D. Assistant  Professor
8 Dr.D.KALAIMEGAM M.E., Ph.D. Assistant  Professor
9 L.PERIYANNAN B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
10 C.K.MURUGESAN B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
11 P. ANNAMALAI B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
12 K.DHANESH PRABU B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
13 V.SUGAN B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
14 K.P.SRINIVASAPERUMAL B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
15 R.ARULRAJ B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
16 P.SENTHILKUMARAN B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
17 P.DINESHKUMAR B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
18 R.SOUDARARAJAN B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
19 T.ARULKUMAR B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
20 J.VENKATRAMAN B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
21 A.VENKAT RAMANAN B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
22 S.VIJAYAKUMAR B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
23 I.JEYAKUMAR B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
24 R.ELAYARAJA B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
25 M.BABU B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
26 M.RAMAMOORTHI B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
27 R. KARIKALAN B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
28 S.SENTHIL RAJA B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
29 N.RAMESH B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
30 S.SANKAR B.E.,M.E Assistant  Professor
Last Five Years
S.No. Faculty Name International / National Journals,
International / National Conferences, and Book chapter
1 Dr. V. Shanmugam 4
2 Dr. M. Srinivasan 12
3 Dr. R. Boopathi 15
4 Dr. R. Prabu 8
5 Dr. R. Sasikumar 10
6 Dr.V.Poonguzhali 5
7 Dr. D. Kalaimegam 4
8 Mr. L. Periyannan 4
9 Mr.K.P.Srinivasaperumal 5
10 Mr.J.R.Vinodkumar 4
11 Mr.R.Arulraj 4
12 Mr.P.Senthilkumaran 2
14 Mr.R.Soudararajan 4
15 Mr.A.Venkat Ramanan 3
16 Mr.S.Vijayakumar 3
17 Mr. I. Jeyakumar 1
18 Mr. R. Elayaraja 14
S.No Name of the Supporting Staff Qualification
1 Mr. G. Muruganantham ITI
2 Mr. C. Samiappan ITI
3 Mr. P. Muthukrishnan ITI
4 Mr. P. Manickam -
5 Mr. T. Balasubramaniam DME
6 Mr. V. Rajaduari DME


Credentials of the Department

  • Autodesk Certification program on AUTOCAD enabled 70 Nos. of students to earn the International Certification.
  • 1500 students obtained certification through Danfoss online exam.
  • 3 faculty members have been approved as research supervisor for guiding Ph.D /M.S candidates. In the last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17.
  • 4 faculty members have completed Ph.D degree and 7 more faculty are pursuing in the last three  academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17.
  • NPTEL Local Chapter is established for students and faculty members appearing for NPTEL courses online examinations
  • Professors delivered guest lectures in various institutes such as SRM University and other institutions.
  • Conducted Anna University Sponsored FDTP on “Manufacturing Technology” between 1st and 7th June 2017 which is held at department of mechanical engineering.
  • Total no 55 NPTEL certificates is earned by the department including the students and faculty members
  • Faculty Development Program on Research Methodology by Dr S Kanmani Subbu, Assistant Professor, IIT Palakkad which was conducted during from 22-2-2019 to 23-2-2019.
  • Mr R.Arulraj, Asst. Prof.  Attended 3 days TEQIP sponsored workshop on CFD for Engg application at  Govt college of Technology Coimbatore.
  • Interacted with Shri D Shriram, Research Scholar, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore for student’s project.
  • Guest lecture on Topic “Thermodynamics” was delivered at SNS college of Technology, Coimbatore
  • Conducted ANSYS and CFD Programme for 150 students from non Circuit branches from 11th December to 21st December 2018 which is held at department of mechanical engineering.
  • 39 nos. of students has completed Industry readiness certification program on on Six Sigma course.
  • Department, 25 students and a faculty enrolled membership in Indian Institute Production Engineers.
  • Interacted with Metayage IP Strategy Consulting (PSG tech) to register patent for our student’s project.
  • Students project has been published in Manufacturing Technology Today, CMTI, Bangalore on topic “Study on effect of evaporative cooled turning tool with water soaked banana fiber for machining Ti-6Al-4V Alloy, December 2018.
  • Successfully completed ANSYS-FEA and CFD training for non circuit branches for the period of 3 weeks. Totally 85 students obtained online certificate exam in FEA and 42 students in CFD.
  • Successfully completed TNSCST sponsored seminar on "Green Fuel for Future Automobile” during 7th and 8th Dec 2018.Totally 50 participants from various college attended the same.
  • Successfully completed Anna University approved FDTP on subject “Thermal Engineering” during 10th Dec -22 Dec 2018.
  • 76 students have completed the implant training at Neyveli Lignite corporation (NLC) JSW, Mettur Thermal Plant, Southern railways,SAIL- Salem and Precision Equipments.
  • Chennai Organized Road Safety Awareness Activity at Vaiguntham Toll Plaza on 18.12.2018. The staff members Dr.K.Rajkumar Prof/MECH, Mr.R.Prabu AP/MECH, Mr.V.Sugan AP/MECH, Mr.R.Soundarajan AP/MECH and Mr.T.Arulkumar AP/MECH and students V.Natarajan, S.R.Manoj, A.Nataraj, V.K.Natarajan and A.Praveen  jointly appreciated and issued 300 memorable gift (key chain) to pedestrians, cyclists, motorists, vehicle passengers and passengers of on-road public transport (mainly buses). The program was inaugurated by Mr. K.Saravanakumar alumni of 2008 batch.
  • Toppers from third year were motivated to apply for internship at IIT Bombay and IIT Chennai and totally 9 students have applied for the internship.
  • Total nos. of 87 students participated in various programs outside the college and obtained 25 prizes in events like CAD modeling, paper presentation and project display.
  • Organized 3 days workshop for faculty members on “Autodesk Fusion 360” at our campus during 25.02.19 to 27.02.2019.Guest details
  • Project models were identified and displayed in the ISTE student convection at Mahendra Polytechnic College on 08.03.2019
  • Organized 2 days National level workshop on “Research problem formulation, analysis and technical paper writing” during 22.02.19 to 23.02.19 by Dr S Kanmani Subbu, Assistant Professor, IIT Palakkad.
  • 4 Faculty members attended ICT Academy FDP on Autodesk AutoCAD during 11th to 15th March'19 and got trained, in continuation, five days workshop and International certification program has been conducted for 75 first year Mechanical streams students from 25th March to 1st April 2019.
  • Invited M/S Zero Discharge Pvt Ltd and conducted placement drive at our Institutions. 
  • The final year students got 162 offers from 18 companies among 204 students.
  • Project evaluation is  done and following projects were identified as a best projects:

    Design and fabrication of vehicle 360º.
    Hydro power generator cum inverter.
    Fabrication of FRP using human hair.
    Design and analysis of centrifugal pump impeller.

  • Through MTrace total 79 students applied for RRB and SSC.
  • Mr.A.Krishnaraju and Dr.R.Sasikumar attended workshop on “Design of Experiments” at Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai during 15/03/19 to 16/03/19.


  • DANFOSS: More than 1500 students appeared online certification courses our students and upon successful completion of training, certificates will be issued by Danfoss. Faculty members and students take up various courses offered and certified on successful completion of the courses.
  • CATIA: In this training will depute the trainer for special training for our CATIA students for special training regularly. Training programs are conducted continuously to our students and upon successful completion of training. Carrier openings on CATIA designing system industry are created and many students are placed in designing system related industries by utilizing the resources available at the centre of excellence.
  • AUTODESK: More than 75 students obtained international certification in AUTOCAD.
  • ANSYS: More than 100 students obtained international certification in ANSYS Software.

Short-Term Courses

Short-Term & Value-Added Courses organized in the last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-2018

S.No Name of the Short-Term Courses /Value-Added Courses Number of students benefited



MATLAB - Mechanical Sciences Perspectives


Industrial Readiness Program on Logistics Management


Insight of Mechanical Engineering.













AY 2022-2023

S.No Type of Events Date Name of the Events Resource Person Name & Organization
1 Alumni Lecture (MAILS) 22.08.2022 Career opportunities in Mechanical Engineering Design Er.B.Abiman, Dimensional Systems Engineer,TCS associated with General Motors, Banglore.
2 workshop 17.10.2022 Workshop on Space Research- India in Space J.sivakumar, Group director,ISRO Propolsion Complex, Mahendragiri,Tirunelveli Dt.Tamil nadu- 627 133
3 Webinar 03.09.2022 GD&T and its Significances in Automotive Design Mr.S.Vivekanandan, Mechanical Engineer III, Johnsons control (india) P.Ltd,Bangalore,
4 IIC workshop 17.10.2022 Entrepreneurship and innovation as Opportunity in Indian Space Research J.sivakumar, Group director,ISRO Propolsion Complex, Department of Space,Mahendragiri,Tirunelveli Dt. Tamil nadu- 627 133
5 Seminar 18.11.2022 Innovation and critical thinking in bio-medical and Photovoltaic applications Prof.Dr.Bernhard Gluck, Professor/ Physics –electronics Engineering ,SES Expert university, Germany.
6 Webinar 13.01.2023 Innovation and Startup M.K.Elango, Founder &CEO,Elan digital, Project coordinator, Salem Startup club.
7 Technical Webinar 24.01.2023 Assessment of thermal insulation Systems Dr.Punitkumar, Senior Manager , R&D Center. PIBCO LTD, New delhi-110019
8 Alumni Lecture (MAILS) 10.2.2023 Advanced Characterization Techniques in Product Development Dr. G. Suganya Priyadharshini , Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering. Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore.
9 Workshop 15.02.2023 Design and analysis software used in Space and defense application Dhanish Abdul khader, Space system Engineer ,
SS Technologies ,Bangalore
10 Alumni Lecture (MAILS) 09.03.2023 Unfurl your wings for Mechanistic Opportunities M.Viswanathan SCM Specialist , Flextronics,
11 Guest Lecture 13.04.2023 How do plan for start-up and Legal & Ethics Mr.Sampathkumar Nandagopalan, Managing director , Lead2Leader, Greenways road ,Salem
12 IIT/NIT Lecture Serious 27.04.2023 Application of Heat transfer Dr.S.Venkatachalapathy , Associate Professor,
Department of Mechanical Engineering ,
National Institute of Technology,Trichy.
13 IIC Activity 12.05.2023 How effectively we can manage Start-ups Mr. E. Jayakumar, Director – Delta Millet Products, Thanjavur.

AY 2021-2022

S.No Type of Events Date Name of the Events Resource Person Name & Organization
1 IIC Activity 19.01.2022 Entrepreneurship skills,attitude and behaviours developments Ms.Chandru Murugan ,Director , PMI Singapore Chapter ,Singapore
2 Alumni Lecture ( MAILS) 05.02.2022 career opportunities for mechanical design in engineering industries Er. Dinesh Kumar A. Junior Design Engineer, Amphenol Omniconnect India P Ltd,
3 International Lecture (MILES) 25.02.2022 Analysis of hybrid Renewable Energy Systems for Climate changes -Salalah,Oman Dr. Paul Okonkwo, Assistant Professor, Dhofar University, OMAN
4 IIC Activity 28.02.2022 Budding Entrepreneurs opportunities and Challenges Lion. Amal. Satlin Peter Babu Managing Director,
5 Guest Lecture 04.03.2022 Career opportunities for budding engineers in HVAC Er.Daniel Jayapal,
Project Manager, M/s Q-Tec Engineering WLL,
State of Qatar
6 Webinar` 12.03.2022 Where I habe to be in next ten years as an Engineering Graduate Mr.S.vivekanandan,Senoir Engineer ,Johnsons Control(India),P.Ltd,Bangalore
7 IIC Activity 19.3.2022 Entrepreneurship opportunities and skills required in petrochemical sectors Mr.J.Balu.Assistant technical Officer,CIPET,Hydrabad
8 Seminar 25.03.2022 Research Opportunities smart materials/ Structures Dr. M. Senthilkumar, Prof. & Head - Production, PSG Tech, Coimbatore.
9 IIT/NIT Lecture 25.03.2022 Research Scopes in MEMS- aMechanical Engineer;s Perception Dr. T. Ramesh, Asso.Professor - Mechanical, NIT - Tiruchirappalli.
10 Seminar 26.03.2022 Nano Sensors in Automotive Applications Dr.N.Nithyavathy, Associate Professor, Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Erode.
11 Alumni Lecture (MAILS) 30.03.2022 career opportunities for budding engineers in HVAC Er.B.Abiman, Dimensional Systems Engineer,TCS associated with General Motors, Banglore.

AY 2020-2021

S.No Type of Events Date Name of the Events Resource Person Name & Organization
1 Seminar 26.04.2021 Seminar on “ Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Implementation” Dr.A.Murugesan,  Research Director,
Department of Mechanical Engineering
K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology.
2 Seminar 22.05.2021 Seminar on “How to start a Startup for Fresh Engineers” Dr. A Mahamani,
Dean (R&D),
Professor, Mechanical Engineering,
VEMU Institute of Technology, Chittoor, (AP)
3 Guest Lecture 10.06.2021 Guest lecture on “To write a Quality Research Articles for Scopus Indexed Journal” Dr.R.PARAMESHWARAN
Professor and Head
Department of Mechatronics Engineering,
School of Building and Mechanical Sciences,
Kongu Engineering College
4 Guest Lecture 16.06.2021 NIT/IIT Lecture serious on “Funding Opportunity for Early Stage Entrepreneurs “ Dr.S.Vinodh
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical engg.
5 Workshop 05.07.2021 Workshop  on “ Design Thinking and Prototype Modelling “ Dr.R.Rajamurugan
Associate Professor
Department of  Mechanical Engg

AY 2019-2020

S.No Type of Events Date Name of the Events Resource Person Name & Organization
MILes 18.06.2019 Recent Trend in Computational Fluid Dynamics Mr.S.P.Salaisargunan, Researcher CFD Laboratory, Energy Systems Design Division, Pusan national University, Genumjeong-Gu, Busa, Republic of Korea-609735
Guest Lecture 10.07.2019 Application of Finite Elements Analysis in Various Mechanical Fields Dr.N.Siva Shanmugam, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National institute of Rechnology,Trichy-620 015
Technical Training 09.07.2019-11.07.2019 Reverse Engineering Mr.A.Santhosh Kumar and Mr.K.Hariharan Design Engineers, Sastha Design Tech,Salem
Guest Lecture 01.08.2019 Space Vehicle Entry Ablation and heat Transfer Dr.S. Periyasamy, Assistant Professor(SG),Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Technology,Covai-641013
MAILS 02.08.2019 Career aspects in Engineering Mr.M.Viswanathan,Senior Analyst,Flex (Flextronics), RMZ Millenia Business Park,143,Kodandarama Nagar,Campus II, Channai-600096
Workshop 08.08.2019 Basics of Composite materials and its Characterization Dr.G.Rajamurugan,Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology,Vellore- 632014
MAILS 27.08.2019 Role of Mechanical Engineers in Building Services Er.K.A.Vivek, Assistant Construction Manager, L& T Construction, Ahmedabad,Gujarat.
Symposium 30.08.2019 MECHNOVA”2019 Er.K.A.Vivek, Assistant Construction Manager, L& T Construction, Ahmedabad,Gujarat.Er.
Workshop 04.09.2019-05.09.2019 Manufacturing Technology /GD& T Mr.S.Senniappan, Chief Executive officer, MECH TECH Engineering Centre, Covai-641402
MAILS 09.09.2019 Design for Manufacturing Assembly Mr.Shaik Riyaz, Design Engineer, Shanthi Gears Limited,Coimbatore-641005
MAILS 25.09.2019 Product design Mr.T.Velmurugan , Assistant professo, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore - 641022

IEEE Conference

  • Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering-NCTEME will be held on during 07 April 2017


Research Centre Approval letter

Academic research activities

Department of Mechanical Engineering is approved as Research Centre by Anna University, Chennai (Code: 4260917) for carryout research activities in various domains

Number of research publications of the faculty members

  • Academic Year  2014-2015 : 12
  • Academic Year  2015-2016 : 16
  • Academic Year  2016-2017 : 06
  • Academic Year  2017-2018 : 12
  • Academic Year  2018-2019 : 16
  • Academic Year  2019-2020: 03

Faculty members guiding Ph.D. research scholars

S.No Name Area of Specialization Number of Research scholars 
Progress Awarded


Solar energy 7 5


Wind Turbines 5 -


Alternative Fuel - -


Manufacturing Micro Machining Nanoparticles - -

List of Faculty Members Pursuing Ph.D

S. No. Name of the faculty Specialization University
1 Mr.R.Prabu Nano Technology Anna University
2 Mr.P.Senthilkumaran Composite Material Anna University
3 Mr.R.Arulraj Solar Energy Anna University
4 Mr.K.P.Srinivasaperumal Composite Material Anna University
5 Mr.L.Periyannan Phase Change   Material Anna University
6 Mr.P.Annamalai EDM Anna University

Faculty members to whom Ph.D.  Degree awarded

  • Dr.R.Boopathi - Academic year 2016-17
  • Dr.R.SASIKUMAR - Academic year 2018-19

Sponsored Research in last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-2017

Project Title Funding Agency Amount in Rupees (Rs.)
1 Fund for Improvement in S &T Infrastructure (FIST) Department of Science and Technology (DST) 19,21,000/-
Total: 19,21,000/-

Product Developed during the last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-2017,2017-2018,2019

Project Title Status
In progress)
Number of
1 Fabrication And Testing of Hybrid Fiber Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites Completed 1
2 Identification of Contact of Metal Pieces with the Automobile Tyres and to Lift the Vehicle Using Hydraulic Jack to Avoid the Blow out of Tyre. Completed 1
3 Design And Analysis of Centrifugal Pump Impeller Completed 1
1 Fabrication of Parallel Powered Hybrid Vehicle Completed 1
2 Fabrication of Rechargeable Motorized Suitcase Completed 1
3 Fabrication of Hybrid Two Wheeler Completed 1
1 Fabrication of Dual Axis Solar Tracking System Completed 1
2 Fabrication of Onion Plantation Machine Completed 1
3 Design and Fabrication of Real Time Millage Indicator for Motorbikes. Completed 1
4 Design and Fabrication of Effectual Car Parking System Completed 1
1 Design and Fabrication of Cone Type Continuously Variable Transmission for Automobiles Completed 1
2 Feasibility study and simulation of Low and Torque  Improvement in Heavy Duty Diesel Engine with Combined Turbocharger and Supercharger Completed 1
3 Modification of hydraulic circuit in Z-mill. Completed 1
4 Design of Submersible Stator Winding Insertion Process Completed 1
1 Axle Assembly Layout Modification And Quality Enhancement Completed 1
2 Semi Automation Of Casing Head Assembly Completed 1
3 Design And Fabrication Of Reverse Gear In Handicapped Two Wheeler              Completed 1

Consultancy work completed in last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-2017,2017-2018,2018-2019

S. No. Project Title Funding Agency / Industries Amount received (in Rupees)
1 Industrial waste separation through pulsed power supply Zero discharge Pvt Ltd,Coimbatore 30,000
2 Gap control system in Electro machining Sivasakthi Industries,Salem 20,000
3 Solar Tracking System Tony Engineering Pvt. Ltd.,  Tirupur. 3,50,000 (On going)


S.No. Name of organization Domain / Area of Activities Contribution Activities & Outcome
1 Haritha Tech serv(P)Ltd., Chennai Design Engineering Technical Training The training program in full
For the five (5) months period. Upon completion of the training, Harita may offer the selected students a placement opportunity.


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