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Mechanical Engineering

The department was established in the year 2004 with full fledged teaching faculty and supported by experienced technical staff. The members of the staff of the department work with full dedication keeping the students interest in mind. The well equipped laboratories & devoted efforts by the staff have always reflected in the good performance of our students in university exams.

The infrastructure in the department include Basic Workshops, CAED lab, Material Testing Lab, Foundry & Forging lab, Measurements & Metrology lab, Machine Shop, CAD/CAM lab, Fluid Machinery lab, Energy Conversion lab, Design Lab and Heat Transfer lab. All the labs have state of art equipments of world class.

CAED lab was established in the year 2006-07 where the conventional drafting is made easier using the software Solid Edge.The CAD / CAM laboratory provides practical training to the students so as to develop skills in Drafting, 2D & 3D Surface and Solid modeling and Analysis as per the syllabus prescribed by the VTU.The lab is equipped with Pentium – IV computers with latest configuration and is fully networked with adequate UPS back-up facility. All the software’s are licensed and are being upgraded so as to keep pace with changing technologies. Here the students are exposed to the latest mechanical software’s like AutoCAD, Ansys, Solid Edge and other manufacturing simulation software’s. Machine shop which is an integral part of the department has a good collection of the state of art Machines to meet the cutting edge technology requirement. Energy Conversion Lab is one of the important organs of mechanical department with good facilities. The lab resources include the infrastructure as prescribed by the university. One can carry out research in various fields of energy conversion and heat transfer.

Mission:

Mechanical Department aims to provide quality education with a strong foundation in fundamental principles of Engineering, blended with professional and ethical responsibilities for the betterment of the society as a whole.

Vision:

“The Mechanical Engineering Department strives to be recognized globally for outstanding education and research leading to well-qualified engineers, who are innovative, entrepreneurial and successful in advanced fields of engineering and research”.

Mr. SREENIVASAN A.

Professor & HOD

Qualification: B.E, M.E,(Ph.D)

Experience: Teaching 25 years, Research 3 years

Area of Interest: Machine design

Email Id: sreeanjan@yahoo.co.in

Teaching Staff

Faculty name Designation Qualification Specialization Experience in years
Dr.K.M.Kenchi Reddy Professor Ph.D Mechancial Engg Science 28
Mr.Sreenivasan.A Associate Professor & HOD M.E,(Ph.D) M/C Design 26
Mr.Nithyananda Kuloor Associate Professor M.E Metal Casting 37
Mr.N.V.Yogananda Murthy Associate Professor M.E,(Ph.D) Manf.Sci.& engg 17
Mr.Praveen.C Associate Professor M.Tech(Ph.D) Ind.Engg 14
Mr.S.Ramdas Acharya Associate Professor M.Tech Thermal 27
Mr.Krishne Gowda.B.M Assistant Professor (Senior Grade) M.Tech(Ph.D) Energy engg 11
Mr.Sathish.P.C Assistant Professor (Senior Grade) M.Tech(Ph.D) MSE 12
Mr.Chandraiah.M.T Assistant Professor M.Tech,(Ph.D) MSE 7
Mr.Mohan Kumar.A.R Assistant Professor M.Tech,(Ph.D) Manf.Sci.& engg 7
Mr.Umashankar.K.T Assistant Professor M.Tech,(Ph.D) Thermal Power Engg 9
Mr.Suresh Reddy Assistant Professor M.Tech Computer Integraded Manf 7
Mr.Yathiraj.K Assistant Professor M.Tech,(Ph.D) Machine Design 4
Ms.Nitya Aparna.B Assistant Professor M.E Computer Integraded Manf 5
Mr.S.N.Pramod Assistant Professor M.Tech,(Ph.D) Tool Design 3
Mr.B.Jambukeshwa.R Assistant Professor M.Tech Machine Design 9
Mr.Deepak.S Assistant Professor M.Tech,(Ph.D) Thermal 3
Mr.Thontaraj Urs.T.S Assistant Professor M.Tech Machine Design 5
Mr.Harendra Kumar.H.V Assistant Professor M.Tech, (Ph.D) Tool Engineering 3
Mr.Dinesh.P Assistant Professor M.Tech, (Ph.D) Product Design & Engg 3.5
Mr.Sridhar.H.S Assistant Professor M.Tech,(Ph.D) Maintance Engineering 4
Mr.Paramesha.M Assistant Professor M.Tech, (Ph.D) Tool Engineering 2.5
Mr.Gopal Krishna Patro Assistant Professor M.Tech Maintance Engineering 17
Mr.K.B.Arun Kumar Assistant Professor M.Tech Tool Engineering 2
Mr.Srinivas.A.S Assistant Professor M.Tech Maintance Engineering 0.6
Mr.Basavaraj.S.Marigoudar Assistant Professor M.Tech Tool Engineering 2

Non Teaching Staff

Faculty name Designation Qualification Experience in years
Mr.Sadanand Samule Formen Diploma 6
Mr. Rao Prakash Ashwathnarayan Instructor Diploma 8
Mr.Ravikumar Instructor Diploma 6
Mr. Bharath Instructor Diploma 4
Mr.Rangaswamy.K.H Instructor ITI 5
Mr.Krishna prasad Instructor ITI 10
Mr.Anthappa Instructor Diploma 25
Mr.Jayarame Gowda Instructor Diploma 10
Mr.Gangadharaiah.M.R Instructor Diploma 10

People Involved in Research:

Sl. no NAME OF THE DEPARTMENT PH.D. HOLDERS PH.D. REGISTERED
1 Mechanical Engg. 1 9

Details of National / International Journals

Sl. no Date Details of Journals Title of the Paper Volume Details Page number Staff Name
1 May 2014. IJESIT The effect of microstructure on abrasive wear of hardfacing alloys Vol.3 Issue 3 Sreenivasan .A
2 June 2014 Global Journal of Engg. Science & research Some studies of hardfacing and metallurgical properties of mild steel using SMAW arc welding process. Vol.7 Issue 4 Sreenivasan .A
3 May 2014 International Journal of Engg. Science & Innovative technology The effect of microstructure on abrasive wear of hardfacing alloys. Vol.3 Issue 3 Sreenivasan .A
4 May 2014 IJESRT Study on wear characteristics of Fe-Cr-C hardfacing alloy and effect of weldiong parameters. Vol.3 Issue 5 Dr.K.M Kenchi Reddy
5 May 2014 IJESIT The effect of microstructure on abrasive wear of hardfacing alloys. Vol 3, Issue 3 Dr.K.M Kenchi Reddy
6 June 2014 Global Journal of Engg. Science & research Some studies of hardfacing and metallurgical properties of mild steel using SMAW arc welding process. Vol.7 Issue 4 Dr.K.M Kenchi Reddy

Details of Workshop / Seminar Attended

Sl. no Date Details of Workshop/Seminar Attended Staff Attended
1 30th May 2014 One day seminar on Single Point Diamond Turning (SPDT) at CMTI, Bangalore. Chandraiah M.T
2 20th July 2014 Tips to Research Scholars. Chandraiah M.T
3 20th July 2014 Tips to Research Scholars. A.R Mohan Kumar
4 18th & 19th Dec 2015 FDP on CNC Programming,simulation & Hands on experience. Deepak.S
5 18th & 19th Dec 2015 FDP on CNC Programming,simulation & Hands on experience. Harendra Kumar H.V
Lab Details:

MACHINE SHOP: This lab has Lathe, Milling Machine , Grinding Machine and Drilling Machine and the students undergo training on all these machines and learn operations like plain turning, step turning, grooving, taper turning, thread cutting, gear cutting, knurling etc.,

FLUID MECHANICS & MACHINES LAB: This lab has all flow measuring equipments, Pumps, turbines and Air Compressor and the students conduct experiments and find the efficiency of Pumps & Turbines and also caliberate the flow measuring equipments.

M T LAB: Material testing lab has equipments like Universal testing machine of 40T capacity, Torsion testing machine, Hardness testing machine, Wear testing machine, ultrasonic crack testing device and so on.

E C LAB: Energy conversion lab has all types of IC Engines like two stroke, four stroke, Petrol, Diesel and also multi cylinder Engines, all types of viscometers like redwood viscometer, Saybolt viscometer and Boys gas Calorimeter etc.,

WORKSHOP PRACTICE: Work shop facilitates the students to learn basic workshops like fitting, welding along with carpentry and sheet metal works.

CAED & CAMD LAB: Computer aided Engineering Drawing and Computer Aided Machine Drawing is taught with the latest software Solid Edge V20.

CAD/CAM LAB: CAD/CAM Lab has latest hardware and softwares like Ansys which is presently used for Computer Aided Modeling and Analysis Lab. This lab also has manufacturing software for simulation.

FOUNDRY & FORGING LAB: Foundry and forging lab has experiments related to forging operations, Moulding with patterns and without patterns, sand testing equipments and a furnamec for demonstration of melting and casting.