Mechanical Engineering

Overview

Mechanical Engineering is the only branch of engineering that can fit into any kind of industries, is the oldest engineering disciplines and an extremely diverse profession. Mechanical engineers are inherently multi-disciplinary and having wide range of career choices. Manufacturing has emerged as one of the high growth sectors in India.  Government aims to create 100 million new jobs in the sector in near future.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Velammal Engineering College, Chennai started its journey in the year 1999. We have a strong undergraduate program in mechanical engineering. The Department has a distinguished record in both teaching and research. The Department is committed to provide knowledge creation, innovation and research among the students to meet challenges in Mechanical Engineering Field. The department is one among top 10 colleges offering Mechanical engineering program affiliated to Anna University in terms of academic performance of the students.

The department is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi. Our Alumni play key role in different industrial, academic and Government organizations. The department providing value based holistic development for each student

Message from HOD

Dr.E.Ganapathy Sundaram, Professor and Head, Dept of Mechanical Engg

The department of Mechanical Engineering is designed to facilitate for teaching and research in the area of Thermal and Energy, Design and Manufacturing, Material Science, Mechatronics, Industrial automation and Industrial Engineering. A highly skilled, well qualified and motivated team of 32 faculty members, including 8 Doctorates and 20 are pursuing Doctorate, imparts quality education to students and support them to reach greater heights. Faculty members support the students to do various industrial projects, innovative projects carried out through funds received from various government agencies like DST New Gen IEDC, Tamilnadu State council for science and technology, Indian Society for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning etc. A separate project lab facility is established to support the students to get various hands on skill, carryout different project work in the curriculum and support to participate various student’s events. The department regularly organizes events to promote higher studies and entrepreneurship among the students.

Why Mechanical Engineering at VEC

Highlights of Mechanical Department

A highly skilled, well-qualified, and motivated team of 32 faculty members, including 8 Doctorates.

Our Laurels

Extracurricular and Technical activities like Symposium, Conference Entrepreneurship cell events for students.

Mechanical Engineering department is one of the oldest departments of the college.
Industry oriented curriculum, offering add on courses in the emerging areas like 3D printing.
25% of the students are going for higher studies in abroad and Top Indian Institution.
Alumni are working in top position in reputed industries: Director – India Operations Boeing India Private Limited, Deputy Manager –BHEL, Ford India Private limited Government sectors: Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax, Junior Engineer, India Railways, research institutes: Research Engineer, Coventry University and entrepreneurs: Founder & CEOUMM Digital.
Well trained, highly qualified and eminent Faculty members.
Strong Industry Institute Interaction, well equipped laboratories to conduct basic experiments and research

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  • The ideology of our department is to make company ready graduates meeting industrial expectation.
  • Our department gained a niche Trusted Global Service spectrum among the student community that extended beyond Teaching, Training, Consulting, and Automation.
  • Companies like L&T infotech, ZOHO, Microsoft, Amazon etc. hire our students with highest package.
  • Our department holds the record of 99% placement in the year 2019 and 86 % placement for the 2020.
  • Higher Studies in top universities abroad like, University of Illinois Chicago, University of COLORODA Denver, University of Texas Dallas to name a few.

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Key Highlights

The Pillars of Mechanical Engineering Engineering

We ensure our students hone their skills in the best learning environment.

Faculty Strength

  • A highly skilled, well qualified and motivated team of 32 faculty members imparts quality education to students and support them to reach greater heights.
  • The Faculty Members with Master’s and Doctorate degrees, having specialization in design, thermal and manufacturing engineering are involved in academic, research and consultancy activities.
  • Faculty members support the students to do various industry projects, innovative projects carried out through funds given by various government agencies like DST New Gen IEDC, Tamilnadu State council for science and technology, Indian Society for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning etc.
  • Faculty members are carrying out research work in the area of Renewable energy, composite materials, advanced manufacturing process, alternate fuels and refrigeration and air-conditioning. Research equipments worth more than 2.0 crore are available in the department to enhance the research activities by both faculty members and students.
  • Faculty members are publishing research papers in the reputed high impact journals like Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Fuels, Energy, bio resource technology, material science, Journal of Testing and Evaluation etc.

  • Mechanical engineering, perhaps the broadest and most diverse of engineering disciplines, provides an excellent opportunity for careers not only in engineering, but also in many other inter-disciplinary fields. `Therefore, a dynamic curriculum with periodical revision in consultation with stake holders is in place to achieve better employability, start-ups and other avenues.
  • The curriculum also offers a wide range of courses as Professional and Open electives to cater the current and future Industry needs. Interdisciplinary courses from Computer science engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Instrumentation Engineering to meet the various emerging topics like IoT, Electric vehicles, AI, Industrial automation etc.
  • Apart from regular final year projects, In-plant training, Internship and mini project are part of the curriculum to get real time industrial exposure by each student.
  • The curriculum is designed in such a way that the student will enhance his/her knowledge, Attitude and skill during 4 years and fulfill their ambitions after 4 years.
  • The Multidisciplinary approach, critical thinking and innovation activities are provided in the curriculum.

  • The career opportunities for a Mechanical Engineering student at Velammal Engineering College are exuberant.
  • Being an autonomous institution, the skill set required for placement is inculcated right from the first year of their degree programme. The students are groomed in such a way that they have a broad spectrum of opportunities in both Mechanical and IT field. The students are up to date with the recent technologies.
  • Students are also encouraged and guided to pursue their post-graduation studies and our students have completed their master’s degree in reputed Indian institutions such as IISC, IIT, NIT, BITS & IIM and also in various universities in abroad such as National University of Singapore, University of Waterloo and University of California.
  • Through Entrepreneur cell, the interested students are motivated, guided and trained to start their own business after graduation/ take care about their family business.
  • More than 50 companies come for recruitment every year.
  • Average salary package 3.5 lakhs per annum and highest salary package 10 lakhs per annum (BEL).

  • We have well equipped laboratories in the field of Manufacturing, Thermal, Mechatronics and design engineering field to impart the basic practical skill in the core area of Mechanical Engineering.
  • A separate project lab facility is established to support the students to get various hands on skill and to carryout different project work in the curriculum and support to participate various students events.
  • To motivate and support the students to do research activities, the various additional facilities like wire cut EDM, VCR engine, UTM, Diffusion bonding, Coordinate Measuring Machine, HC refrigeration system are created in the department.

  • Industrial Visit
  • Project Presentation
  • Internships to IT companies like TCS, Wipro
  • Value added Courses on latest technologies
  • Guest Lectures
  • MOU with Companies.

Glimpses from Top Notch Infrastructure

We ensure our students hone their skills in the best learning environment.

VISION

“Producing competent Mechanical Engineers by imparting quality education blended with human values, as potential contributors to the industrial development of the nation leading to the well-being of the future generation.”

MISSION

  1. Imparting quality education to the students in core areas with moral values through our dedicated team.
  2. Promoting research and development by giving hands on experience of state of the art facilities.
  3. Providing platform for the students to explore their innovative and creative skills.
  4. Promoting activities to cultivate the spirit of entrepreneurship to the students.
  5. Empowering the students in organizing events to gain experience in team work and leadership qualities.
  6. Preparing the students for their role as Engineers in society with an awareness of ethical, environmental, economic, safety and quality issues.

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOs)

After 3 to 5 years of completion of graduation, the graduates will have,

  • Successful profession in Mechanical or allied Industries Research/Academics or business enterpris
  • Attitudes and abilities of leaders to adapt the changing global scenario.
  • Good professional personality and ethical values to lead as good human beings, responsible citizens and competent professionals

GRADUATE ATTRIBUTES AND PROGRAM OUTCOMES (POs)

PO. NoGraduate AttributesProgram Outcomes
Mechanical Engineering Graduates will be able to:
1Engineering knowledgeApply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
2Problem analysisIdentify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
3Design/development of solutionsDesign 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.
4Conduct investigations of complex problemsUse research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
5Modern tool usageCreate, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
6The engineer and societyApply 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.
7Environment and sustainabilityUnderstand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
8EthicsApply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
9Individual and team workFunction effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
10CommunicationCommunicate 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
11Project management and financeDemonstrate 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.
12Life-long learningRecognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSOs)

PSO 1: Graduates will have an ability to identify, formulate and analyze the problems related to design, manufacturing, thermal and materials engineering

PSO 2:   Graduates   will   have   an   ability   to   implement/use   appropriate   techniques, programming   skills,   and   latest/recent   computer   aided   engineering   tools/packages   for modelling, simulation and analysis of mechanical engineering problems

Our Alumni

Jayakarthik C 2014-18

Bharat Electronics Ltd - PSU 10.00 LPA

Senthamizhselvan R 2014-18

KAAR Technologies 5.00 LPA

Santhosh S 2015-19

TVS Sundaram Clayton 4.80 LPA

Vignesh P 2015-19

CTS/ Wipro / Infosys / BGR Energy
3.50/ 3.50/ 3.80/ 3.50 LPA

Vasanth Kumar K 2016-20

CTS / Wipro / Reverie Technologies
4.00 / 3.50 / 4.25 LPA

Monesh S 2016-20

CTS/ Wipro/ Infosys/ Godrej & Boyce
4.00 / 3.50 / 3.80/ 5.00 LPA

Srinivasa Vasudevan 2014-18

Think & Learn 7.00 LPA

Ponnuvelraj C 2012-16

CTS/ Wirpo/ Infosys/ ELGI Equiments/ Practo Technologies
3.25/ 3.50/ 3.80/ 4.20/ 25.00 LPA

Anand Nambi 2011-15

Technip India 4.50 LPA

Sithartha Kumar 2013-17

Proserv, Abudhabi 10.80 LPA

Vigneshawaran C 2013-17

TVS Sundaram Clayton 4.50 LPA

Vedhanarayanan V 2013-17

Bluestar Ltd 4.00 LPA

    Faculty

    Our Faculties are true professionals who have the capacity to raise incisive, difficult and sometimes uncomfortable questions that become potential GAME CHANGER. Our Faculty members consider teaching and training of new generation of graduate students as their highest calling.

    Dr. E. Ganapathy Sundaram Professor & Head

    hodmech@velammal.edu.in

    Dr. S.Satishkumar Professor & Principal

    Principal@velammal.edu.in

    Dr. M. Arockia Jaswin Professor

    arockiajaswin@velammal.edu.in

    Dr. K. Varatharajan Professor

    varatharajank@velammal.edu.in

    Dr. S. Suresh Associate Professor

    ssuresh@velammal.edu.in

    Dr. M. Karthick Assistant Professor III

    karthickm@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. P. SenthilKumar Assistant Professor III

    senthilkumarp@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. G. Gunasekaran Assistant Professor III

    gunasekaran@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. S. Chinnasamy Subramanian Assistant Professor III

    chinnasamy@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. T.S. FrankGladson Assistant Professor III

    frankgladson@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. R. Chezhian Assistant Professor III

    chezhian@velammal.edu.in

    Dr. R. Geetha Assistant Professor II

    geetha@velammal.edu.in

    Mrs. B. Sharmila Assistant Professor II

    sharmila@velammal.edu.in

    Dr. M. Madhan Assistant Professor II

    madhan@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. M. Deepak Kumar Assistant Professor II

    deepakkumar@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. M. Karthikeyan Assistant Professor II

    karthikeyanm@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. S. Rajkamal Assistant Professor II

    rajkamal@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. P. Srikanth Assistant Professor II

    srikanthpalaniswamy@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. S. Pradeep Kumar Assistant Professor II

    pradeepkumars@velammal.edu.in

    Dr. D. Gopinath Assistant Professor II

    gopinath@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. D. Loganathan Assistant Professor II

    loganathand4@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. S. Silambarasan Assistant Professor II

    silambarasan@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. R.P. Elvin Assistant Professor II

    elvinr@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. D. Prem Kumar Assistant Professor II

    premkumar@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. A. John Leonard Assistant Professor II

    johnleonard@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. D. DineshBabu Assistant Professor II

    dineshbabu@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. A. Suresh Kumar Assistant Professor I

    sureshkumar@velammal.edu.in

    Ms. D.S. Jemima Chandra Assistant Professor I

    dsjemi@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. D. Sivasankar Assistant Professor I

    sivasankar@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. S. Shankaranarayanan Assistant Professor I

    Shankar.mech@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. M. Saravanan Assistant Professor I

    Saravanan.mech@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. V. Gopi Assistant Professor I

    gopiv@velammal.edu.in

    Mr. S. Ilangovan Assistant Professor I

    Ilangovan@velammal.edu.in

      Mechanical Engineering FaQs

      • The faculty team of the department of CSE comprises 4 Professors, 2 Associate Professors and 24 Assistant Professors, out of whom 11 are Doctorates, 11 pursuing Ph.D and 8 Post graduates with extensive experience.
      • Our Faculty team excel in publishing research paper publications both in International Conferences and Journals. (Note: Almost approximately 120 papers per year)
      • The team is also involved in getting funded projects worth around 92 Lakhs from funding agencies like AICTE,ISRO.

       The curriculum is designed in such a way that it will enable the students to solve many everyday problems through various applications in computer science. The design will be able to solve solution-oriented applications which help to obtain solutions over real world problems. Design of Curriculum through Autonomy and updating of Syllabi in line with latest technology so as to meet Industrial needs. Subjects are grouped and designed based on the domain. Mini-Projects in Undergraduate Programme.

      • The ideology of our department is to make company ready graduates meeting industrial expectations. 
      • Our department gained a niche in the Trusted Global Service spectrum among the student community as it extended beyond Teaching, Training, Consulting, and Automation.
      • Companies like L&T infotech, ZOHO, Microsoft, Amazon etc. hire our students with offers of the highest package.
      • Our department holds the record of 99% placement in the year 2019 and 86 % placement for 2020.
      • Many of our Students opt for Higher Studies in top universities abroad like, University of Illinois Chicago, University of COLORADO,  Denver, University of Texas, Dallas, to name a few.
      • Our department have 9 spacious class rooms for UG and 2 Class Rooms for PG
      • We have 3 faculty rooms providing separate cabins for professors and our department has a separate meeting hall.
      • The department has 3 domain specific labs exclusively for UG and 1 lab for PG.
      • “Highest Committed student branch activist” award from CSI.
      • NCC, NSS and YRC activities by involving in social awareness activities like Swachh Bharat Campaign, Stem Cell Donation, Dengue Awareness Campaign.
      • App for Blood donation for YRC – VEC team
      • Industrial Visit
      • Project Presentation
      • Internships to IT companies like TCS, Wipro
      • Value added Courses on latest technologies
      • Guest Lectures 
      • MOU with Companies.

      Our Campus

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      Students Achievements

      The Pillars of Mechanical Engineering

      Educational edifice with lakhs of students, hundreds of teachers and several top-notch institutions growing under our umbrella.

      Engineering & Medical

      Besides K12 education institutions, we also serve the higher education segment with prestigious Velammal Engineering College and Velammal Medical College, Hospital & Research center.

      Industry Leaders

      Velammal Engineering College was established in the year 1995-96 to impart quality education. It is a self-financing non-minority institution, affiliated to Anna University and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and also an ISO-certified institution.

      Five years back Velammal Group made its foray into healthcare, and within this short span, Velammal Medical College Hospital with its state-of-the-art infrastructure, expert medical team, and paramedical staff have contributed substantially to the growth of a healthy community in Madurai & southern districts.

      Engineering & Medical

      • Besides K12 education institutions, we also serve the higher education segment with prestigious Velammal Engineering College and Velammal Medical College, Hospital & Research center.

      Industry Leaders

      • Velammal Engineering College was established in the year 1995-96 to impart quality education. It is a self-financing non-minority institution, affiliated to Anna University and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and also an ISO-certified institution.
      • Five years back Velammal Group made its foray into healthcare, and within this short span, Velammal Medical College Hospital with its state-of-the-art infrastructure, expert medical team, and paramedical staff have contributed substantially to the growth of a healthy community in Madurai & southern districts.

      • Spread over 110 acres of pristine landscape, this is a one-of-its-kind Medical College with a ‘Teaching Hospital’ project in-country. The Campus is situated in a pollution-free environment that will be housing a 12000-bed teaching hospital, residential quarters for the staff, separate hostels for boys and girls and appealing landscaped gardens.
      • The entire construction is designed to suit emerging trends in the global healthcare sector. The Medical College is located on one wing and the hospital on the other wing of the campus. The teaching hospital and Dental College, Physiotherapy and Paramedical Institutions, Nursing School, Nursing College and College of Medical Lab Technology are in the other block of the project.
      • The Velammal Medical College Hospital and Research Institute is designed as a multidisciplinary medical hub that’s attached with a medical college and its teaching hospital. Enough space is allocated for allied facilities like dental college and hospital, nursing college, school of nursing, and the institute of paramedical science.

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