Department of Mechanical Engineering, established in the year 2009, has excelled in its infrastructural facilities keeping pace with the latest development in technologies. The department is strengthened by the professionally experienced and highly qualified faculty and supporting staff. The department is continuously striving hard to achieve excellence in education, academic and industry oriented research as well as consultancy work with the mission to serve the society. The department has been producing excellent results in the Anna University exams consistently and has an enviable placement record.
Upon completion of graduation, the graduates will be well prepared for beginning their career as a mechanical engineer as well as for the post-graduation. They have the ability to apply the knowledge of science and mathematics that provide capability to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams, providing leadership and technical expertise. The Department aptly makes use of the technical facility available in the campus in teaching and in setting up of in-house experimental set-ups. Apart from carrying out practical classes as per academic curriculum, laboratory facilities in the department caters to the needs of the different departments of the Institution in terms of executing works of related research / consultancy.
The Department has well established laboratory facilities viz. Engineering Practices Laboratory, Manufacturing Technology Laboratory, CAD / CAM Laboratory, Dynamics Laboratory, Thermal Engineering Laboratory, Heat Power Laboratory, Metrology and Measurements Laboratory, Mechatronics Laboratory and PG – Research Laboratory. The department is inbuilt with excellent experimental and computational facilities, including the recently established high performance computing facility with the latest configuration softwares including AUTOCAD, ANSYS, MATLAB, SOLID WORKS, EDGECAM and AUTOMATION STUDIO etc. Some of the major equipments in the laboratories are: CNC Turning Centre (Production Machine), CNC Machining Centre, Steam Boiler with Steam Turbine experimental setup, Planing Machine, Multi Stage Reciprocating Air Compressor, Air Blower, Gear Hobbing, Dynamic Balancing Machine etc.
The Department organizes Guest lectures, symposiums, workshops and conferences regularly along with Industrial visits. Further department has its own monthly newsletter “MACHINE NEWS”. The Department has obtained membership in various professional bodies viz. Indian Welding Society (IWS), New Delhi, CODISSIA, Coimbatore, Coimbatore Productivity Council, Coimbatore, Quality Circle Forum of India, Secunderabad, Centre of Excellence in Manufacturing Sciences, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, etc.
The department has SAE Collegiate Club and it is actively involved in various technical events and won several prizes regularly. The members of the club designed and fabricated the SAE Vehicles viz. MegaATV, Go-Kart, Efficycle and Dirt Bike.The Mechanical Engineering Department offers the following courses: