Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

About the Department

Vision and Mission

HOD Profile

Faculty List

Prog Edu Obj

Department Advisory Board


Curriculum and Syllabus

Question Bank

MOU's Signed



SAE Events

Funded Details

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About the Department

The Laboratories in Mechanical Engineering are equipped with state of art facilities which provides the hands on experience related to industries.Our laboratory has excellent facilities enabling efficient learning in areas of Basic workshop, Manufacturing Technology, Strength of Materials, Thermal Engineering, Fluid Mechanics and Machinery, CAD, CAE, CAM,Dynamics, Metrology and Mechatronics Laboratories. All laboratories are equipped with advance machines and machineries which full fill the Anna university curriculum. The lab acts as a research ground for the young technocrats of our college by providing them with the latest hardware, software and machineries.

Vision and Mission


To impart knowledge, proficiency, ethics for the students of mechanical engineering with efficacy to compete the modern technologies and to produce qualified engineers to serve the society


  • To ensure our students to excel in mechanical engineering by imparting quality and value based education
  • To inspire our students to become responsible citizens and competent professionals with high ethical values
  • To make industry ready professionals by conducting value added programs and special courses beyond the curriculum
  • To encourage our students to do innovative projects for the society and to exhibit their talents in various forums
  • To extend a strong industry-institution interaction for learning the contemporary trends in research and development in the industry

HOD Profile

Dr. N.Nithyanandan M.E., Ph.D.,

Professor and Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. N.Nithyanandan Professor and Head of the department of mechanical engineering he has 22 years teaching and 14 years research experience. He graduated from Bharath Institute of Science & Technology in Mechanical Engineering (1996), completed his Post Graduation in Energy Engineering & Management at Annamalai University (2004) and PhD degree from Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute University (2011). His areas of research include cold start emission control, optimization, combustion and energy. Around 20 papers have been published by him in various national and international journals. He is a member of SAE, ISTE. FIE professional bodies.

Faculty List

S.No. Name of the Faculty Designation Qualification
1. Dr.N.Nithyanandan Professor and Head M.E., Ph.D
2. Dr.I.PaulTheophilusRajakumar Professor M.E., Ph.D
3. Dr.R.Murugan Professor M.E., Ph.D
4. Mr.G.Senthilkumar Associate Professor M.E
5. Mr.V.Vinodkumar Assistant Professor M.E
6. Mr.S.Louis Praveen Assistant Professor M.E
7. Mr.G.Gnanakumar Assistant Professor M.E
8. Mr.AmosGamalealDavid Assistant Professor M.E
9. Mr.S.Santhosh Kumar Assistant Professor M.E
10. Mr.M.Selvakumar Assistant Professor M.E
11. Mr.V.Murugavel Assistant Professor M.E
12. Mr.T.A.Gnanasundaram Assistant Professor M.E

Program Outcomes

  • 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.

Program Educational Objectives

  • PEO-I
    To impart technical knowledge in the field of Mechanical Engineering
  • PEO-II
    To inculcate professionalism, ethics and discipline.
    To provide expertise through hands-on-training and guest lecture about recent trends in mechanical engineering
  • PEO-IV
    To widen the knowledge and to transcend the boundaries of the recent developments in mechanical engineering using strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • PEO-V
    To encourage the students for pursuing higher education in reputed institutions, and to make them entrepreneurs for contributing to the society

Program Specific Outcomes

  • PSO-I :
    The ability to apply drafting practice, emphasizing mechanical engineering principles and systems, as well as fundamentals of descriptive geometry, machine design, mechanics, and CAD with technical depth. (Design Specific)
  • PSO II :
    The Competency to integrate the concepts, laws and principles of thermodynamics with IC engines, Steam turbines, Compressors and R&AC and to create a thermally balanced system.(Thermal Specific)
  • PSO III:
    The Knowledge about the processes such as metal casting, joining and forming, the usage of standard machine tools, CNC machines with an insight to plan the processes and apply them in the production line. (Production Specific)

Department Advisory Board

The role of the Department Advisory Board (DAB) is to provide input and guidance to the Department of Mechanical Engineering to achieve our mission of providing top-quality educational experiences for our students.The board has been integral in evaluating and strengthening our program to ensure we meet the needs of our students. The board meets twice per year.

The DAB is composed of members from Academic as well as members from industry, alumni and faculty members of the department. The present composition of the DAB is as follows:

S.No. Name of the Member Affiliation Role of the Member
1 Dr. N. Nithyanandan Professor & Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Panimalar Institute of Technology,
2 Dr. C. Nandakumar Assistant Professor (Sl. Gr.),
Department of Production Technology,
Madras Institute of Technology - Campus,
Anna University, Chennai - 600044
Academic Expert
3 Dr. S. Thirumavalavan Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Bharath Institute of Science and Technology
Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University)
Academic Expert
4 Dr. G. Selvam Deputy General Manager
Product Development - Automotive Division
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited,
Mahindra Research Valley,
Kanchipuram District
Tamil Nadu 603004
Industry Expert
5 Mr. K. Rajarajan General Manager – TI Machine Building
Tube Investments of India Ltd.,
4, MTH Road, Avadi,
Chennai – 600054
Industry Expert
6 Dr. I. Paul TheophilusRajakumar Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Panimalar Institute of Technology,
Internal Member
7 Dr. R. Murugan Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Panimalar Institute of Technology,
Internal Member
8 Dr. G. Senthil Kumar Assoc. Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Panimalar Institute of Technology,
Internal Member
9 Mr. B. Dhanasakkaravarthi Assoc. Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Panimalar Institute of Technology,
Internal Member
10 Mr. V. Manickam Engineer,
SACHA Engineering Pvt. Ltd.,
51, Rajiv Gandhi Salai,
Sholinganallur, Chennai – 600119
11 Mr. G. Rupesh Associate Software Engineer,
Shriram, The Gateway SEZ,
GST Road, Tambaram,
Chennai – 600063

Laboratory Physical Name of the Laboratory Capacity / Size in SQ. Mt
1. Workshop Lab-I 30 / 124
2. Workshop Lab-II 30 / 208
3. Manufacturing Technology Lab I & II 32 / 563
4. Fluid Mechanics And Machinery Lab 32 / 187
5. Thermal Engineering Lab 32 / 339
6. Strength Of Material Lab 32 / 187
7. Dynamics Lab 32 / 139
8. Metrology Lab & Measurements Lab 32 / 139
9.  Mechatronics Lab 32 / 140
10. CAD Lab 40 / 190
11. CAM Lab 40 / 225

Software Details Name of the Software
1 AutoCAD 2010
2 CREO 2.0 (15 Users) (Unlimited Users)
3 CNC Fanuc Software (15 Users)
4 ANSYS (25 Users)

Dynamics Laboratory (Major Equipment List) Name of the Equipment Qty
01 Dynamic Balancing Machine 01
02 Vibrating Table Set Up 01
03 Balancing Of Reciprocating Mass Set Up 01
04 Transverse Vibration Set Up 01
05 Vibration Absorber Set Up 01
06 Accelerometer Set Up 01
07 Spring Mass System 01
08 Turn Table Apparatus 01
09 Whirling Of Shaft Set Up 01
10 Universal Governor Set Up 01
11 Motorized Gyroscope Set Up 01
12 Forced Vibration Cantilever Beam Set Up 01
13  Cam Analyzer 01
14 Gear Train Models 01
15 Balancing Of Rotating Mass Set Up 01
16 Kinematic Models 01
17 Stroboscope 01
18 Torsional Vibration Set Up 01
19 Compound Pendulum 01
20 Bifilar Suspension Set Up 01
21 Gear Models 01
22 Universal Joint Models 01
23 Connecting Rod And Flywheel Apparatus 01
24 Furniture

Metrology And Measurements Laboratory
Major Equipment List Name of the Equipment Qty
1. Auto Collimator 01
2. Profile Projector 01
3. Electrical Comparator 01
4. Vibration Measuring Setup 01
5. Floating Carriage Micrometer 01
6. Temperature Measuring Setup 01
7. Displacement Measuring Setup 01
8. Force Measuring Setup 01
9. Torque Measuring Setup 01
10. Mechanical Comparator 01
11. Surface Roughness Tester 01
12. Telescopic Gauge 01
13. Furniture

Thermal Engineering Laboratory
Major Equipment List Name of the Equipment Qty
01 Four Stroke Single Cylinder Diesel Engine With DAS 01
02 Four Stroke Single Cylinder Slow Speed Diesel Engine 01
03 Four Stroke Twin Cylinder Water Cooled Diesel Engine 01
04 Four Stroke Multi Cylinder Petrol Engine 01
05 Single Cylinder Four Stroke Air Cooled Petrol Engine 01
06 Redwood Viscometer 01
07 Flash & Fire Point Apparatus 01
08 Cut Section Model Of Two Stroke Petrol Engine 01
09 Cut Section Model Of Four Stroke Diesel Engine 01
10 Non Ibr Oil Fired Fully Automatic Boiler 01
11 Experimental Steam Turbine Test Rig 01
12. Furniture


Thermal Conductivity Apparatus



Lagged Pipe Apparatus



Natural Convection Apparatus



Forced Convection Apparatus



Pin-Fin Apparatus



Stefen – Boltz Mann Apparatus



Emissivity Apparatus



Parallel Flow / Counter Flow Heat Exchanger



Two Stage Air Compressor Test Rig



Thermal Conductivity Of Insulating Powder Apparatus



Heat Transfer Through Composite Walls Apparatus



Fluidized Bed Cooling Tower Apparatus



Vapour Compression Refrigeration Test Rig



Vapour Compression Air-Condition Test Rig


Strength Of Materials Laboratory
Major Equipment List List of Equipment Qty
01 Universal Tensile Testing Machine(40 Ton) 01
02 Torsion Testing Machine 01
03 Impact Testing Machine 01
04 Brinell Hardness Testing Machine 01
05 Metallurgical Microscope 03
06 Spring Testing Machine (Tension And Compression) 01
07 Rockwell Hardness Testing Machine 01
08 Muffle  Furnace (800˚ C) 01
09 Furniture

Fluid Mechanics And Machinery Laboratory
Major Equipment List List of Equipment Qty
01 Kaplan Turbine Test Rig 01
02 Pelton Turbine Test Rig 01
03 Francis Turbine Test Rig 01
04 Centrifugal Pump Test Rig 01
05 Reciprocating Pump Test Rig 01
06 Submersible Pump Test Rig 01
07 Orifice Meter Test Rig 01
08 Venturi Meter Test Rig 01
09 Gear Pump Test Rig 01
10 Pipe Friction Apparatus 01
11 Rotameter 01

Manufacturing Technology Laboratory – II
Major Equipment List Name of the Equipment Qty
1 All Geared Lathe (Heavy Duty) 02
2 Horizontal Milling Machine 01
3 Shaping Machine (Belt Drive) 01
4 Shaping Machine(Gear Drive) 01
5 Power Hacksaw Machine 01
6 Tool And Cutter Grinder 01
7 Slotting Machine 01
8 Gear Hobbing Machine 01
9 Radial Drilling Machine 01
10 Pillar Drilling Machine 01
11 Vertical Milling Machine 01
12 Cylindrical Grinding Machine 01
13 Capstan Lathe 01
14 Turret Lathe 01
15 Planning Machine 01
16 Surface Grinding Machine 01
17 Bench Grinder 01
18 Tool Maker’s Microscope 01
19 Lathe Tool Dynamometer 01
20 Cnc Drill Tap Machining Center 01
21 Cnc Lathe 01
22 Air Compressor 01
23 Universal/Horizontal Milling Machine 01
24 Milling  Tool Dynamometer 01
25 Centreless Grinding Machine 01
26 Gear Shaping Machine 01
27. Furniture .

Manufacturing Technology Laboratory – 1
Major Equipment List Name of the Equipment Qty
1. All Geared Lathe With Accessories 15
2. Welding Machine 4
3. Injection Moulding Machine 1
4. Brazing Machine 1

CAD Laboratory
Major Equipment List Name of the Equipment Qty
1. Server 02
2. Client 40
3. Laser Printer 01
4. Ups 02
5. Plotter 01
6. Furniture

CAM Laboratory
Major Equipment List Name of the Equipment Quantity
01 Server 01
02 Client 40
03 CNC Lathe Machine 01
04 CNC Milling Machine 01
05 Laser Printer 01
06 Ups 02
07 Furniture
08 Creo 2.0 Software(15 License) 01
09 CNC Train Software (15 License) 01

Mechatronics Laboratory
Major Equipment List Name of the Equipment Quantity
1. Temperature Process Controller 01
2. Pressure Process Controller 01
3. Flow Process Controller 01
4. Basic Electro Pneumatic Trainer Without Plc 01
5. Basic Electro Pneumatic Trainer With Plc 01
6. Hydraulic Linear Actuation Trainer 01
7. Servo Controller (Open Or Closed Loop System) 01
8. Stepper Motor Interface Board 02
9. Speed Control Of Ac And Dc Drives 01
10. Software(Hydrosim And Pneumosim)(10 Users) 01
11. Systems And Accessories 27
12. Ups 01
13. Air Compressor 01
14 Furniture

Engineering Practices Laboratory (Workshop- I)
Major Equipment List Name of the Equipment Quantity


Centre Lathe With Accessories



Welding Machine With Accessories



Power Tools



Pillar Drilling Machine01



Power Hacksaw



Bench Grinder


Engineering Practices Laboratory (Workshop- II)
Major Equipment List Name of the Equipment Quantity
1. Centre Lathe With Accessories 03
2. Welding Machine With Accessories 05
3. Power Tools 14
4. Pillar Drilling Machine01 01
5. Power Hacksaw 01
6. Bench Grinder 01
7. Smithy Furnace 02

Memorandum of Understanding Signed

S.No. Academic Year Department Name of the Company Date of MoU signed
1 2016-17 MECH Global Techno Solutions,
60/4,1st floor,
11th Avenue, Ashok Nagar, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu 600083
2 2016-17 MECH Global Automotive Research Center,
Plot E1, SIPCOT Industrial Growth Centre
Mathur Post, SriperumputhurTaluk,
Oragaram, Tamil Nadu 602105
3 2016-17 MECH ATALON Product Center Private Limited,
New No.: 9,Old No: 5, NGO Colony,
Tamil Nadu 602105
4 2018-19 MECH Go Tech Solutions,
Shree Essarar Towers,
41/14, 2nd floor, Venkatanarayana Rd,
T. Nagar, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu 600017
5 2018-19 MECH JBM Auto System Pvt. Ltd., 
1, Ford Suppliers Park, SP Koil Post,
Chengalpattu Taluk, Kanchipuram,
Tamil Nadu, 602105

Detail of books available in Library

Central Library
Books Title No. of Journals E – Journals CD & DVD
4902 1458 6 7 500 Approx.
Department Library
Books Title No. of Journals E – Journals CD & DVD
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SAE 2019-2020

SAE 2018-2019

SAE 2017-2018

SAE 2016-2017

SAE 2015-2016

Funded Details

S.No. Academic Year Department Title of the Project Agency Amount
1 2021-2022 MECH AICTE-ISTE Induction/Refresher  Programme on Value Based Education System All India Council for Technical Education
Rs 92000
2 2020-2021 MECH STTP on Fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis and its Applications in Engineering All India Council for Technical Education
Rs 269000
3 2018-2019 MECH Effect of Cyclic Loading on free Vibration Characteristics of Natural Composite Beams for Structural Applications Tamil Nadu State Council For Science And Technology
Rs 7500
4 2018-2019 MECH National Level Workshop on Recent Trends in Vehicle Design, Dynamics and Control of NVH” Tamil Nadu State Council For Science And Technology
Rs 25000

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