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Mechanical Engineering

Overview

About the Department

Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Grace College of Engineering, Thoothukudi. It occupies a prominent place in the records of the college due to its good academic history. It offers a 4-year B.E., Mechanical Engineering course, the most sought-after one among all the courses since the Institution was founded in 2009. All our constituents are continually evaluating and improving departmental activities to fulfill our mission of excellence in engineering education In the years that followed, the department continued its success in education, placement, and research These activities centered around and continued to include the traditional areas of Mechanical Engineering, Namely Basics of Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Manufacturing Technology, Heat and Mass Transfer, Strength of Materials, Kinematics and Dynamics, Internal Combustion Engines and Robotics.

Vision

To be an internationally recognized in providing Mechanical Engineering education, and leading to well qualified Engineers who are innovative to their profession and successful in advanced studies.

Mission

To educate, Prepare and mentor students to excel as professionals and to provide the facilities and environment conducive to high quality education to get diverse careers as well as research in the field of mechanical engineering and to engage the students in academic as well as scholarly activities, which strengthen the department reputation in global market and to grow throughout their careers in the responsibilities of Engineering.

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES(PEOs)

  • Have a successful career in Mechanical Engineering and allied industries.
  • Have expertise in the areas of Design, Thermal, Materials and Manufacturing.
  • Contribute towards technological development through academic research and industrial practices.
  • Practice their profession with good communication, leadership, ethics and social responsibility.
  • Graduates will adapt to evolving technologies through life-long learning.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES POs

  • Ability to apply knowledge of mathematics and engineering sciences to develop the mathematical models for industrial problems.
  • Ability to identify, formulates, and solves complex engineering problems with high degree of competence.
  • Ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data obtained through those experiments.
  • Ability to design mechanical systems, component, or a process to meet desired needs within the realistic constraints such as environmental, social, political and economic sustainability.
  • Ability to use modern tools, software and equipment to analyze multidisciplinary problems.
  • Ability to demonstrate on professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • Ability to communicate, write reports and express research findings in a scientific community.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to the global changes and contemporary practices.
  • Ability to engage in life-long learning.

  • Apply the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering projects.
  • Function on multi disciplinary teams as a team member/leader and create user friendly environment.
  • Apply ethical principles and responsibilities during professional practice.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • The ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to mechanical engineering problems.
  • The ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • The ability to design systems, components, or processes to meet desired needs.

Laboratories

  • Mechanical Engineering Laboratory Facilities

    • The Department has excellent laboratory infrastructural facilities and the Students are trained in the following laboratories to enhance their practical skills.
  • Manufacturing Technology Laboratory

    • Manufacturing technology laboratory enhances students to study and practice the various machining, operations that can be performed in lathe, shaping, drilling, milling, etc., and equip students with the practical knowledge required in the manufacturing/production companies. This lab helps students to study and practice the basic machining operations in the special purpose machines and acquire its applicability in the real time components manufacturing industries.
  • Engineering Practices Laboratory

    • The freshers who are coming for professional education must be aware of all type of engineering works with proper standard procedure.This laboratory is used to provide exposure to the first year students with hands on experience on various basic engineering practices in civil, mechanical, electrical and electronics engineering.
  • Thermal Engineering Laboratory

    • In this laboratory students will have the opportunity to study the working principle of IC engines (both CI and SI engines), performance and characteristics in terms of heat balancing, economical speed variations, air fuel ratio influence on the engine to reinforce classroom theory by having the student perform required test, analyze subsequent data and present the results in a professionally prepared report. The machines and equipments used to determine experimental data include cut models of 4 stroke diesel engine, 2 stroke petrol engine, 4 stroke and 2 stroke petrol engines with required specifications, multi cylinder SI engine ,single cylinder diesel engine for performance and speed test.
  • CAD / CAM LABORATORY

    • The CAD/CAM center has been created exclusively to cater training of all students in the latest CAD and CAM software's.
    • The software available include AUTOCAD, PRO-E , SOLIDWORKS, CATIA, ANSYS and CAM software like EDGECAM, CNC TUTOR, We also have the CNC trainers namely CNC Trainer lathe and CNC trainer milling, The offline simulation software certification courses are being run for students in PRO-E package by the in-house faculty. Here, students love to spend hours together practicing these high end software in air-conditioned computer labs.
  • Strength Of Materials And Fluid Mechanics And Machinery Laboratory

    • Testing of materials for their strength under the action of external loads are studied in this lab. Knowledge of strength of Metals and nonmetals is essentials before its use in any structure and designing.
    • Fluid Mechanics and Machinery equipment needed to impart practical knowledge to the students in the essential area of Mechanical Engineering.
    • Hydraulic Impulse and Reaction type Turbines, Centrifugal and reciprocating pumps and Flow measuring equipment are some of the examples of the equipment in this lab.
  • Kinematics And Dynamics Laboratory

    • The lab has various models to demonstrate the important concepts of Kinematics of Machines.
    • Besides these, equipments necessary for providing practical understanding of the important concepts of balancing of machine parts, vibrations in machine parts, flywheels and gear drives are studied in it.
  • Metrology And Measurements Laboratory

    • Measurement and Metrology is one the most important areas related to Quality Control – as found on shop floors. The lab has fully developed set of equipments to make the students industry ready.
  • Mechatronics Laboratory

    • Our College has the state-of-art Mechatronics laboratory. This laboratory comprises Design of circuits with logic sequence using Electro pneumatic trainer kits, Simulation of basic Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Electric circuits using software, Simulation of Circuits with multiple cylinder sequences in Electro pneumatic using PLC and Servo controller interfacing for open loop.
    • This laboratory equips the students to practice the interdisciplinary applications of Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical and Computer Systems for the Control of Mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.

Faculty

Mr. P. Arun M.E.,

Assistant Professor

Mr. V. Mariappan M.E.,

Assistant Professor

Mr. G. Shasti Kumar M.E.

Assistant Professor

Mr.J.Sugunthan.,M.E.

Assistant Professor

Dr. S. Richard M.E.,PhD

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