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MECHANICAL ENGINEERING ( Accredited by NBA, AICTE New Delhi )


Profile

Mechanical engineering is a broad engineering discipline that incorporates skills and expertise in the areas of design, manufacturing, mechanics and thermal sciences that are essential to most  sectors of industry. It is one of the oldest and broadest of the engineering disciplines and one of the  most preferred one by the engineering aspirants.

Mechanical Engineering Department was established in the year 1980 and affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka. The department offers undergraduate, Post graduate and Ph.D, programmes. Undergraduate course in Mechanical Engineering. Postgraduate courses are offered in Manufacturing Science & Engineering and Machine Design. In addition to this M.Sc, by research and Ph.D courses are offered for those who are working in institution and industry through Research and Development center recognized by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka.

The Deparment is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi and also Permanently Affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi. 
The Department's strength lies in having a good number of experienced and well-qualified faculty. Department has 10 faculty holding Doctoral Degree and rest faculty members pursuing their doctoral degree. Faculty members are  reviewers for International Journals, Members of LIC, BoS, BoE. Faculty members have published research papers in quality journals and attended various International & National conferences.

The Staff members of the department have taken up a number of research projects funded by many external agencies like DST, AICTE and VTU and have received funding to the tune of     Rs 30 Lakhs.

The Department has also contributed in developing intellectual property for the institute by obtaining a patent and currently in pursuit of three Patents.

Laboratories in the department are well equipped to facilitate the conduction of experiments prescribed in the curriculum and also to carry out the research work. Department has excellent computing facilities and resources in terms of both hardware and software.

The department is continuously organizing the industrial visits, seminars, technical talk and placement training for the benefits of the students.

Vision

To be globally recognized as the department providing outstanding Technical Education in the field of Mechanical Engineering to learners with scope for excellence in research and quality assured graduates possessing leadership skills

Mission

· To Strive towards centre of excellence

· To provide sound engineering education

· To advance the understanding and application of engineering Principles

· To enhance the industry-institute-society interaction

· To motivate faculty to pursue advanced levels of knowledge

· To create academic and friendly environment

· To promote research

· To expand collaboration for research activities

· To ensure better placement opportunities

Programme Educational Objectives:

1. To produce highly capable Mechanical engineers equipped with strong Mechanical engineering and allied fundamentals necessary to face the professional competition and achieve excellence.

2. To produce Mechanical engineers who can demonstrate their analytical, design skills and abilities to apply the principles of mathematics, basic sciences and engineering in effectively overcoming mechanical engineering problems and challenges in their professional career.

3. To produce Mechanical engineers with practical knowledge, positive attitude, sense of responsibility and strong professional ethics clubbed with zeal for lifelong learning and research.

Programme Outcomes:

a) An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering,

b) An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data,

c) An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability,

d) An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams,

e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems,

f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility,

g) An ability to communicate effectively,

h) The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context,

i) A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning,

j) A knowledge of contemporary issues, and

k) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering organized

1.A technical talk on ‘Mechanical Softwares’ by Mr. Vinay D.C., an Alumni & Senior Engineer, Khshipra Simulations Bangalore, on 16th March 2015 .

2.Mechanical Engineering Association organized a technical lecture on ‘Alternate Fuels’ by Dr. D.K. Ramesh, Assoc. Prof., U.V.C.E., Bangalore on 20th March 2015.

3.Mr. Vidya Shankar M.N., Business Manager, Institute of Industrial Design, Jayanagar, Bangalore delivered a Seminar on ‘Advanced Design Softwares for Aerospace and Automobile Engineering Applications’ on 23rd March 2015.

4.The department organized one day workshop on ‘Process Automation and Non-destructive Testing’ on 22nd April 2015. Mr. Umesh Krishnamurthy, Vice President, AUMA India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore and Mr. Sudarshan Patwardhan, Director, Shree Associates, Bangalore, both are Alumni of our college delivered the technical talks.

5.The department organized a Technical Talk on “Design of Welding and Piping for Oil and Gas Piplines” by Mr. Vaibhav S Inamdar, Chief Learning Officer, NextGen Constructions, Bangalore on 19th August 2014.

6.A training programme on “Pro-E conducted for 2nd and 3rd year students .The duration of the course is one months .About fifty students participated in this programme.

7.A training programme on “Aero Robotics ” conducted for all engineering students, during 5th April 2013. The programme duration was 48hours.

8.The department organized one day workshop on “Rapid prototyping & Manufacturing technology” in collaboration with Additive Manufacturing society of India (AMSI), Bangalore on 3rd April 2013.

9.A course and training on “Pro-E" by CADMAX Engineering Solutions, Bangalore has been conducted to the final and pre final students of the department during the months Feb to April 2013. A total number of 46 students participated.

10.The department organized one day workshop on “Analysis of Computational fluid Dynamics" in collaboration with Ingersoland, Bidadi during the month of April 2013.

11.The department organised four days VTU-VGST Government of Karnataka sponsored Faculty Development Programme on ‘Solar Energy and Thermal Engineering’ during 19th to 22nd August 2013.

12.The department organized a Technical Talk on “Research on Advanced Materials” by Dr. Andalib Tariq, Assoc. Prof., Mechanical Dept., I.I.T., Roorkee, and also an Alumni of our college on 28th November 2013.

Dr. A. R. Anwar Khan, Professor

1.Nominated as B.O.E. member Bangalore University for the year 2013-14.

2.Nominated as adviser to “International Conference on rapid Prototyping and Bio Medical Application” conducted by Additive Manufacturing Society of India (AMSI), Bangalore at NIMHANS, Bangalore during the month of October 2013.

3.Subject experts for Applied Mechanics uploaded in the NPTEL website of VTU.

Dr. Mohamed Haneef, Professor

1.Member Academic Senate Visvesvaraya Technological university (VTU) Belagavi from 2013-2016

2.Expert Member for L.I.C Committee V.T.U. Belagavi

3.Nominee of Vice-Chancellor for Governing Council, Yellamma Dasappa Institute of Technology, Banglaore 2014-2016.

4.Nominee of Vice-Chancellor for Governing Council, GLS Gogte Institute of Technology, Belagavi.

5.Nominee of Vice-Chancellor for Governing Council, Siddagnaga Institute of Technology, Tumkur.

6.Nominee of Vice-Chancellor for Governing Council, KLE’s College of Engineering & Technology, Chikkodi.

7.Expert Member for NBA visits New Delhi.

8.Joint Secretary of Al-Ameen Educational Society, Bangalore Division.

Dr. Byre Gowda ,Professor

Nominated as B.O.E. member VTU for the year 2012-13 & 2013-14.