Established in the year of 1996, the department has qualified and experienced faculties, technical assistants, Laboratories as per AICTE and ANNA university standards. Students are trained in engineering theory and practice, state of art equipments and software in order to cope up with the latest technological advancement and to face the challenges of Competitive global environment.
CAD-CAM lab is equipped with FMS system with an articulated ROBOT, CNC Turning and Milling machines to train the students in the state of the art FMS programming. Our department has latest Software such as AutoCAD, CATIA, Solid works, Unigraphics, Inventor series, CADEM, Ansys, Lab view, Hydrosim and pneumosim./p>
A Mini thermal power plant with Revomax boiler which generates steam at 10 bar pressure coupled with steam turbine and a condenser, computerized I engine set up with data acquisition system and Five gas analyzer are the highlights of our thermal lab.
Students of our department have presented many papers in National level Symposiums, conferences and in design competitions organized by various colleges and won many prizes. Our department has three professional students chapter like SAE Collegiate Club , Indian Institute of Production Engineers (IIPE) and Energy and Fuel users Association of India( ENFUSE). Project work done on Alternative fuels by our students received appreciation from FORMER PRESIDENT OF INDIA (Dr . A. P. J. Abdul Kalam)
All the faculties are having M. E. / M. Tech. qualification out of which 5 are with Ph. D. and 16 are doing Ph.D
There are nine well equipped laboratories with more than 2.1 crore worth of equipments
So far 14 university rank holders in UG and 2 in PG (Gold Medalist) were produced
Our alumni are working in Ford, Volvo, TAFE, Catter pillar, Saint Gobin, Infosys, Mitsubishi, Quest etc.,
Our department is recognized by Anna University as research department for doing Ph.D/M.S( By Research).
Research Promotion Scheme (RPS) grant was received from AICTE for a sum of Rs.24.86 lakhs for research.
The Green campus initiatives like installation of 10 m3 night soil bio gas plant,10 kW solar PV power plant,1000 litre/hour solar water heater, Solar street lights, Solar lantern, Solar still were carried out
Professional Societies like SAE India Collegiate Club, IIPE Students chapter and ENFUSE Students chapter are functioning in the department for improving student’s exposure in latest areas of Mechanical engineering
Area of research in progress are Biofuels like biogas, biomass gasification, Solar photovoltaic , Machinability studies in milling and drilling, Electrical Discharge Alloying, Bio-composites, Nanotechnology, Heat exchanger, Solar chimney
The IIPE Students Chapter Activities are IIPE News letter Technical talk, Technical quiz Guest lecture, Junk yard war, Paper presentation
The SAE India Collegiate Club Activities are 3D Modeling, Paper presentation, Technical Quiz, Aero modeling, Trekking, Factory visit, SAE colt, Automotive student orientation programme ,Guest lecture.
The ENFUSE students chapter enables the student to publish technical articles in journal, conferences and seminars. The guest lectures and interaction with industrial person is conducted regularly.