Mechanical Engineering

About the Department

  • The Department of Mechanical Engineering has been successfully functioning since 2009.
  • The Department has grown excellently in academic and research work.
  • The department is well equipped with 9 Laboratories to impart practical training to the students. These Laboratories will help the students to undertake project works, fabrication works and maintenance works, etc.
  • The Department is well supported by experienced and qualified faculty members who witnessed the tremendous growth in academics and research.
  • Recognized as Research Centre by Anna University, Chennai, Tamilnadu.
  • Government and industry sponsored project.
  • Specially designed skill development programs in support of industry experts.

Programmes Offered

  • B.E - Mechanical Engineering - 4 years
  • M.E - Engineering Design – 2 Years
  • Ph.D - Research Programme

Vision & Mission

Vision

To strive to make the Mechanical department internationally recognized for outstanding education and research.

Mission
  • To impart quality education to the students and enhancing their skills to make them internationally competent Engineers.
  • To provide state of the art technology to the students
  • To prepare graduates to pursue lifelong learning, serve the profession and meet intellectual, ethical and career challenges.
  • To expand the frontier of human knowledge in the discipline of Mechanical Engineering through fundamental and applied research

PSOs,PEOs & POs

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
  • PSO1: Identify, formulate and solve engineering problems in three core streams of Mechanical Engineering, i.e., design engineering, thermal and fluids engineering and manufacturing engineering.
  • PSO2: Design, develop and test an energy efficient system for required engineering applications.
  • PSO3: Use CAD/CAM/CAE/ Computational tools to solve engineering problems
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
  • PEO1: To prepare the graduate for successful careers in Indian and International Industries.
  • PEO2: To develop the skills of the graduate to synthesize data and technical concepts for product design and development.
  • PEO3: To enhance the mathematical and scientific concepts necessary to formulate, solve and analyze engineering problems.
Program Outcomes (POs)

Programme Outcomes describe what students are expected to know or be able to do by the time of graduation from the programme.

  • Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  • Design / Development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  • Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Advisory Committee

Department Program Advisory Committee (DPAC)
S.No Member Designation
1 Dr.S.Balamurugan Professor &Head,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Mahendra College of Engineering
Salem.
2 Dr.T.Jesudas Professor&Head,
Department of Mechatronics Engineering ,
Mahendra Engineering College,
Namakkal.
3 Dr.P.Saravanan Professor&Head,
Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering,
Mahendra Engineering College,
Namakkal.
4 Dr.T.Sekar Associate Professor &Head,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Thanthi Periyar Institute of Technology.
5 Dr.K.A.Ramesh Kumar Associate Professor,
Department of Energy Engineering,
Periyar University,
Salem.
6 Dr.R.Rajavel Professor &Head,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
AMET University,
Chennai.
7 Dr.R.Ganaguru Associate Professor,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Dr.Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology,
Pollachi.

Board of Studies

Members of the Board of Studies

S.No. Name of the Member Communication Address of the Members BoS Designation
1 Dr.S.Balamurugan Professor &Head,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Mahendra College of Engineering
Salem.
Chairman
2 Dr. J. Jerald Assistant Professor,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
National Institute of Technology,
Tiruchirappalli.
Academic Expert
3 Dr.K.Kumaresan Associate Professor&Head,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Park College of Engineering & Technology,
Coimbatore.
Academic Expert
4 To be Nominated Anna University Nominee
5 Dr.R.Asokan Professor,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Mahendra College of Engineering,
Salem.
Academic Expert
6 Dr.N.Mohanasundararaju Professor,
Mechanical Engineering,
Mahendra College of Engineering,
Salem.
Academic Expert
7 Mr.Balasundaram Radhakrishnan Vice President- Power Train Operations,
Ford India Engine Plant,
Chennai.
Industry Expert
8 Mr.T.Azhagumurugan Quality Engineer,
Injectoplast Private Limited,
Chennai.
Alumnus

List of Laboratories

  • Engineering Practices lab
  • Machine shop
  • Strength of Materials Lab
  • CAD/CAM lab
  • Mechatronics Lab
  • Metrology and Measurements Lab
  • Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Lab
  • Thermal Engineering Lab
  • Dynamics Lab

Faculty & Staff

S.No Name of the Faculty Designation
1 Dr. ASOKAN R

PROFESSOR

2 Dr. MOHANA SUNDARA RAJU N

PROFESSOR AND DEAN-ACADEMICS

3 Dr. BALAMURUGAN S

PROFESSOR AND HEAD

4 Dr. ELANGO V

PROFESSOR

5 Mr. RAMESHKUMAR S

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

6 Mr. VINOTH S

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

7 Mr. HARIHARASUDHAN P

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

8 Mr. GOWDAMAN R

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

9 Mr. PARTHIBAN T

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

10 Mr. GANESH RAJA S

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

11 Mr. PRABU S

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

12 Mr. KANNAN C

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

13 Mr. GOVINDARAJ M

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

14 Mr. SANKAR A

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

15 Mr. ANUVINDHAN A

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

16 Mr. RANJITH V

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

17 Mr. VETRISELVAN K

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

18 Mrs. SERAJ NISHA A

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

19 Mr. RAMESH V

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

20 Mr. PANNEERSELVAM P

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

21 Mr. RAMESHKUMAR M

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

22 M. PRABHU A

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

23 Mr. MARUTHA MUTHU N

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

24 Mr. SATHEESKUMAR N

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

25 Mr. SANDEEP AJEETH RAJA C

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

26 Mr. RAJARAM K

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

27 Mr. PARAMESWARAN L

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

28 Mr. VENGATESHWARAN C

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

29 Mr. MANIKANDAN P

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

30 Mr. ARUNKUMAR G

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

31 Mr. SIVAKUMAR S

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

32 Mr. MUTHUKUMARAN K

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

33 Mr. GOWTHAM M

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

34 Mr. SRINIVASA PERUMAL E

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

35 Mr. SIVAKUMAR E

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

36 Mr. KARTHICK R

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

37 Mr. ANNAMALAI M

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

38 Mr. SHANKAR G

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

39 Mr. KIRUBA M

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

40 Mr. RAMAN S

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

41 Mr. RAJKUMAR P

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

42 Mr. ARUN M

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

43 Mr. RAMESH S

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

S.No Name of the Supporting Staff Designation
1 Mr. VINOTH PRABU F SSLC
2 Mr. KATHIRAVAN D ITI – Mechanic (Motor Vehicle)
3 Mr. MADESWARAN P ITI – Turner
4 Mr. SATHISH P HSC
5 Mr. PRABAKARAN M DME

Credentials

  • Mr.J.Alauvidin, III year student of Mechanical Engineering is awarded “Best Student” by ISTE TN Section for the year 2017.
  • NPTEL Local Chapter is established for students and faculty members appearing for NPTEL courses online examinations 
  • Each faculty is assigned a group of 15 to 20 Students, who acts as a Mentor in mentoring them during their period of study in this institution
  • Guest Lectures by experts from both academic and industrial areas are arranged regularly
  • All the students are undergoing skill development programmes like soft skills, communication skills, aptitude and logical reasoning , group discussions and technical interview skills
  • Anna University Sponsored FDTP in Design of Machine Elements was conducted in the department.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Short-Term Courses

S.No. Name of the Short Term/Value Added courses No. of Students Benefitted
1 SolidWorks Software Training 48
2 CATIA Software Training 25
3 Personality Development & Corporate Skills 28
4 Quantitative aptitude & Interview Skills 30
5 Logical Reasoning & Mock Interviews 44

Events

Seminars, Conferences & Workshops conducted through Professional Societies
Events organized in last five academic years:
S.No. Type of Events Date Events Name Resource Person
1 Seminar 12.03.2018 IEI Sponsored one day Seminar on “Smart and Green Technology for Sustainable Future” Dr.P.Thirumal,
HoD - Mechanical,
Government College of Engineering, Burgur.
2 Seminar 06.02.2018 One day Seminar on “Entrepreneurship Awareness” Mr.S.Ramachandran,
Joint Director (Technical),
Department of Industries & Commerce,
District Industries Centre,
Five Roads, Salem-636 004.
3 Induction Programme 29.01.2018 to 30.01.2018 Two Days Induction Programme on “Introduction to CAAD” Mr.Navaneethan,
Project Head,
CAAD Centre, Salem.
4 Workshop 26.09.2017 Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) Mr. K.R .Santhosh Kumar, Designation: Senior Engineer, CADD Centre Corp. Coimbatore.
5 Career Guidance 23.09.2017 Career Opportunities in Indian Airforce Wing Commander AMS Joseph Indian Air Force New Delhi
6 Workshop 19.09.2017 to 20.09.2017 Workshop on “IC Engines and Automotive Technology” P.Xavier Jaganathan,
Chief Executive Officer
Goodwin Motors, Chennai
Chennai - 600 045.
7 International Conference 14.06.2017 to 15.06.2017 International Conference on Applied Science and Technology (ICAST-17) Mr.V.Ranganathan,
Programme Director,
ISRO, Sriharikota
8 FDP 08.06.2017 to 14.06.2017 Anna University Approved Seven Days Faculty Development Training Program on “ME6503-Design of Machine Elements” Dr. T. Sekar,
Head of Mechanical Engineering Government College of Engineering, Dharmapuri
9 Seminar 09.03.2017 Seminar on Advanced Engineering in Mechanical Industries & Trends towards Engineering World. Mr.Wasim Akram, M. Tech, Sr.CADD Engineer (Mechanical Domain), Product Manager of CATIA & Team Leader for TN, PU and AP & TL Regions.
10 Paper Presentation Contest 03.03.2017 Innovation of Engineering & Technology (IET’17) – Edition II NIL
11 Symposium 30.09.2016 National Level Technical Symposium on “YANTHRA 16” Mr.S.Kamalakannan, Chief operating officer,
METEC Design and Construction Engineers India Pvt. Ltd., Chennai
12 Workshop 08.08.2016 to 09.08.2016 Workshop on “IC Engines and Automotive Technology” P.Xavier Jaganathan,
Chief Executive Officer
Goodwin Motors, Chennai
Chennai - 600 045.
13 Guest Lecture 04.08.2016 Guest Lecture on “Engineering Design” Dr.S.Selvakumar,
Asst. Professor (Sl. Grade)
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai.
14 Conference 07.03.2016 National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering”- ETMME 2k16 Mr.M.Anand,
Deputy General Manager,
Salem Steel Plant, Salem
15 Symposium 27.02.2015 National Level Technical Symposium on “YANTHRA 15” Mr.R.Dinesh kumar, Deputy General Manager(DGM) Ramco Cements Pvt.Ltd, Valappady, Salem
16 Guest Lecture 11.02.2015 Hydraulics & Pneumatics in Automation Mr.E.Natarajan, Asso. Professor
Vinayaka Mission's Kirupananda Variyar Engineering College
17 Guest Lecture 16.07.2014 Six Sigma Mr.S.Arul, Asst. Professor SSM College of Engineering, Kumarapalayam
18 Seminar 25.09.2014 Alternate Fuels Dr.R.Srinivasan, HOD-Mech VSA Educational and Charitable Trust's Group of Institutions, Salem
19 Seminar 13.08.2014 Reverse Engineering Prof.P.Senthilkumar, HOD/Mech, AVS Engineering College, Salem
20 Conference 20.08.2014 Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Mr.A.P.Sivashanmugam Asso. Professor, & P.Navaneethan, Asso. Professor, Paavai Engineering College & Park College of Engineering & Technology
21 Workshop 27.06.2017 Total Productive Maintenance Dr.A.Murugesan, Professor
KSR College of Technology, Thiruchengode, Namakkal.
22 Workshop 16.06.2014 Continues Improvement Mr.S.Gopal, Asst. Professor
Muthayammal Engineering College
Namakkal
23 Symposium 22.08.2013 Yanthra'13 (MECH) & Travaux'13 (CIVIL) Mr.N.Ilamparuthi, Executive Director-NLC SME Conveyors & Mines, -Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd
24 Guest Lecture 22.02.2014 Entrepreneurship Development Mr.S.Sathish babu, Asso. Professor
Vinayaka Mission's Kirupananda Variyar Engineering College, Salem
25 Guest Lecture 17.07.2013 3D Printing Mr.K.L Kumar, Asso. Professor
SSM college of engineering, Kumarapalayam
26 Seminar 05.02.2014 MEMS Prof.J.Sathishkumar, HOD/Mech
Paavai College of Engineering & Technology, Namakkal
27 Seminar 28.08.2013 Bio-Mechatronic Hand Prof.J.Sathishbabu, Asso. Professor-Mechanical, VMKV Engineering College, Salem
28 Workshop 27.09.2013 Recent Trends in Tool Design Mr.P.Dinesh, Asst. Professor
Muthayammal Engineering College, Namakkal
29 Workshop 10.09.2013 Advances & Challenges in Mechanical Engineering Mr.M.Santhoshkumar, Asst. Professor, Selvam College of Engineering, Namakkal
30 Symposium 02.03.2013 Yanthra'13 Mr.V.Nagarajan, Chief Manager (Mechanical), Seshasayee Paper and Boards Limited, Erode
31 Guest Lecture 13.02.2013 Super Conductor Mr.G.K Manikamdan, Asso.Prof
SSM College of Engineering, Namakkal
32 Guest Lecture 11.07.2012 Lean Manufacturing Mr.R.Balan, Asso. Professor
KSR College of Engineering,
Namakkal
33 Seminar 30.06.2013 Smart Materials Dr.R.Srinivasan, HOD/Mech
VSA Educational and Charitable Trust's Group of Institutions, Salem
34 Seminar 10.07.2012 Rapid Prototyping Prof.S.Balamurugan, HOD/Mech
Mahendra Engineering College,
Namakkal
35 Workshop 21.06.2012 Recent Trends in Computational Fluid Dynamics Mr.S.Saravanan, Asso. Professor
Sona College Of Technology, Salem
36 Workshop 05.06.2012 Visualization and Computer Aided Design Mr.S.Ramakrishnan, Asst. Professor
Tagore College of technology,
Salem

RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY WORK

S.No. Project Title Funding Agency /Industry Amount Received (INR)
1 GSM based Automation M/S.Maha Ajay Spinners 20000

MoUs

S.No. Name of Organization Domain/ Area of Activities Contribution Activities & Outcome
1 Goodwin Motors, Chennai Training In-Plant Training & Placement Short Term Refresher Courses, training & Placement of students
2 Maha Ajay Spinners India, Salem Consultancy Consultancy Consultancy work
3 KCP Solar Industry Training In-Plant Training & Placement Placement of students.
4 Mecton Training and Technical Services Private Limited Training Training & Placement Short Term Refresher Courses, training & Placement of students
5 CAAD Centre, Salem Training Training and Skill development Courses Short Term Courses

Contact

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mahendra College of Engineering,

Mahendra Salem Campus,

Chennai Main Road, Minnampalli, Salem,

Salem,
Tamil Nadu 636106.

Phone: (0427) 2482884

E-Mail id: hodmech@mahendracollege.com