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B.E (Mechanical Engineering) - Department Profile

The Mechanical Engineering Department with its energetic and dynamic Faculty has provided complete Engineering Education converting young individuals into Engineers, with both classroom and shop floor knowledge.

To acquaint our students with current technological advancements, In plant training, Industrial visits and Technical seminars are organised frequently. Under the Industry Institute Fusion programme (IIFP), which is our unique approach of sending all our Final year engineering students to go and get trained in an Industry of repute on all Saturdays.

This will enhance the theoretical knowledge and practical application of skills and also provide a platform for our students for their future careers. Innovative project works have been formulated and were put in to actions by our Final and Pre final year students.

Knowledge of Software packages like AutoCAD, Pro-E and Ansys also provided to students. The department also gives exposure to the students in design and manufacturing skills in its fully-equipped CAD/CAM laboratory.

Vision

To provide broad based education in the field of mechanical engineering by giving strong fundamental knowledge and appropriate training.

The department strives to kindle interest for lifelong learning and creative thinking and also motivating them to understand their professional advancement / challenges

The department facilitates holistic education so that our graduates are able to practice their profession ethically with humanitarian concern.

Mission

To facilitate learning in mechanical engineering field so that our graduates contribute to the society through their chosen career path.

Mechanical Department Staff Profile
S.No Name Qualification Specialization Designation
1 Dr. Suresh A.R AMIE, M.E,Ph.D Production Engineering Professor
2 Dr. Rajan.K B.E,M.E,Ph.D Internal Combustion Engineering Professor
3 Dr.Sivakumar.M B.Sc, B.Tech, M.Tech,Ph.D CAD/CAM Professor
4 Dr. Ravikumar .P B.E,M.E,Ph.D Industrial Engineering Associate Professor
5 Dr.Murugesan.P B.E,M.E,Ph.D Industrial Engineering Associate Professor
6 Dr.Kamalakannan.V B.E,M.E,Ph.D CAD Associate Professor
7 Dr.Lakshmanan.S B.E,M.E,Ph.D Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor
8 Mr. Vijayakumar .A B.E,M.E CIM Assistant Professor
9 Mr. Gogulakrishnan A B.E,M.E Engineering Design Assistant Professor
10 Mr. Arun prakash M B.E,M.E CAD Assistant Professor
11 Mr. Vengatesh M B.E,M.E Thermal Engineering Assistant Professor
12 Mr. Karthick N B.E,M.E Engineering Design Assistant Professor
13 Mr. Sivachandran K G B.E,M.E Industrial Safety Assistant Professor
14 Mr. Arun M B.E,M.E Manufacturing Engg Assistant Professor
15 Mr. Prathap P B.E,M.E Manufacturing Engg Assistant Professor
16 Mr. Ramesh Kumar A B.E,M.E Aeronautical Engg Assistant Professor
17 Mr. Prabhakaran G B.E,M.E CAD Assistant Professor
18 Mr.Muthumanickam.S B.E,M.E Thermal Engineering Assistant Professor
19 Mr. Arunkumar.R B.E,M.E Thermal Engineering Assistant Professor
20 Ms.Sindhuja.D B.E,M.E Industrial Engineering Assistant Professor
21 Mr. Karthick T B.E,M.E Cad / Cam Assistant Professor
22 Mr. Krishnakumar E B.E,M.E Industrial Engineering Assistant Professor
Department Achievements
Student Achievements 2018-19
S.No Student Name Internship/Training Company Name
1 Ajith Kumar B Internship Asia Engineers
2 Bala Chandran B Internship Asia Engineers
3 Jone Justin J Internship Aqua Flow
4 Karthick R Internship Aqua Flow
5 Krishnakirukaran B Internship Aqua Flow
6 Manoj S Internship Aqua Flow
7 Murugesan N Internship Asia Engineers
8 Nandhagokul K G Internship Aqua Flow
9 Nishanth S Internship Aqua Flow
10 Pathukkul Javan S Internship Kongu engineers
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Participation in Inter-Institute Events by Students in 2018-2019
S.No Student Name Event & College Name Date

1

B.Venkatramanan

Participated in “AQUA JET” event held at SVS College of Engg,Coimbatore

09.03.2018

2

B.Venkatramanan

Participated in “KOVAI AQUEST” Organised by ISHRAE,Coimbatore Sub Chapter 08.09.2018

3

B.Venkatramanan

Participated in “TECHNICAL TALK” Organised by ISHRAE Coimbatore Sub Chapter

26.10.2018

4 R.Gogul “HOLLOW CATHODE PLASMA TORCH TECHNIQUES AND CHARACTERISATION” is awarded as Student Project of the year 2017-2018 Under Institute for Exploring Advances in Engineering(IEAE) 2017-2018
5 J.Hariharan
6 S.Dineshkumar
7 M.Pugalanthi
Participation in Inter-Institute Events by Students in 2019-2020
S.No Student Name Event & College Name Date

1

M.Gowtham Participated in National Science & Technology Fair 2019 Organised by CODISSIA 29.08.2019 to 31.08.2019

2


R.Gogul

3

B.Venkatramanan

Participated in Paper Presentation event held at EASA College of Engg & Tech,Coimbatore

22.02.2019

4

B.Venkatramanan

Participated in CAD Modelling event held at Sri Ranganathar Institute of Engg & Tech, Coimbatore

16.02.2019

5

B.Venkatramanan

Participated in FECTUM’19 Symposium held at Christ the King Engg College

09.03.2019

6

B.Venkatramanan

Won First Place in Paper Presentation held at Sri Ranganathar Institute of Engg & Tech, Coimbatore

16.02.2019

7

B.Venkatramanan

Participated in HVAC Workshop held at SNS College of Engineering

09.02.2019

8

B.Venkatramanan

Won First place in AQUA JET event held at United Institute of Technology, Coimbatore

05.03.2019

Won Second Place in Paper Presentation event held at United Institute of Techonolgy, Coimbatore
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FACULTY PUBLICATION RECORD
ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020
SI. NO FACULTY NAME TITLE OF THE PAPER JOURNAL NAME ISSN –NO
1 K.Rajan Design of Effective Work Posture using Ergonomics Assessment Tools for Productivity Improvement in A Medium Scale Manufacturing Industry IJRRSET 2347-6729 2348-3105
A Study on Automatic Filling and Packing System Using Programmable Logic Controllers IJRMMAE 2454-1435 2454-1443
Execution of Value Approach in Quick Sealing Industrial Valves for Reduction of Production Cost IRJGES 2456-172X
2 A.R.Suresh Design of Effective Work Posture using Ergonomics Assessment Tools for Productivity Improvement in A Medium Scale Manufacturing Industry IJRRSET 2347-6729
2348-3105
Enahancement of Production Rate by Implementing Lean Approach for Minimizing the Defects in Garments Industry IJRRSET 2347-6729
2348-3105
Productivity Improvement through the Applications of Industrial Engineering Techniques IJRMMAE 2454-1435
2454-1443
Synthesis and Characterization of Porous Cast Iron through Core-Ball Technique SIJSHMT 2455-068X
Enhancement of Quality on Moulding Shop through Appropriate Lean Techniques IJGE 2456-3099
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Sponsored Research/Funded Research
S.No Name of the faculty Project Title Duration Funding Agency Amount
1 P.Ravikumar Thermal Conductivity Analysis of Metal 2016-19 Orbit Controls Rs.5,00,000/-
2 A.Vijayakumar Structure and Model of Thrust Power 2018-21 Electro Solar Solution Company Rs 4,00,000/-
3 A.R.Suresh Computerised Engine Analysis 2018-20 COSMOGEMS Rs.5,00,000/-
Consultancy (From Industry)
S.No Name of the Faculty Project Title Duration Funding Agency Amount
1 A.Vijayakumar
M.ArunPrakash
Model of Thrust Power for Highways (2017– 2020) Electro Solar Solution Company Rs 5,50,000/-
2 A.R.Suresh
P.Prathap
OBD for Modern Vehicles (2018 – 2021) COSMO GEMS Rs.5,25,000/-
3 P.RaviKumar
A.Ashothaman
High Speed heating system based on Quartz Heaters (2019 – 2021) Orbit Controls and Services Rs. 6,50,000/-
Faculties Involved in Product Development Work
S.No Product Name Fund Year Client
1 Radiator Efficiency Analyzer 37,000/- 2016 COSMO GEMS
2 Safety Engineering Training for Unskilled 15,000/- 2018 Electro Solar Solutions
3 Industrial Safety Training 25,000/- 2019 Orbit Edutech Private Ltd.,
PATENT Submission
Year Name Application Number Title Domain
2019-2020 Dr.A.R.Suresh 202041004138 A Ice Cream Storage Freezer Box Inventory Management
201941053693 Alert System For train Shunting Operation Safety
202041005848 Bio-waste Composting Machine Environmental Conservation
MOU’s
  • ORBIT EDUTECH PRIVATE LIMITED
  • ELECTRO SOLAR SOLUTIONS
  • ORBIT CONTROLS AND SERVICES
  • COSMOGEMS
Department of Mechanical Engineering News Letter (2019-2020)

Organized One day Workshop under ‘Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT)’, MHRD, Govt. of India on Python 22/06/2019.

On 9th July, 2019, MEXOLTZ, Association of Department of Mechanical Engineering – Kathir College of Engineering was inaugurated for the academic year 2019-2020. The chief guest of the function was MrC. KANDASAMY, CEO, M/s KEERTHI PUMPS Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore. “MEXOLTZ”

A Guest Lecture titled ‘Factory Automation with Industrial Robotics’ (FAIR) was conducted on 26th July 2019 in association with Mr. Pradeesh Application Engineer, AGIIT, Coimbatore by Department of Mechanical Engineering – Kathir College of Engineering "FAIR Guest Lecture”

In collaboration with CADD Technologies – Coimbatore, MEXOLTZ – Association of Department of Mechanical Engineering – Kathir College of Engineering has conducted a programme titled ‘Go Kart – Art to Part’ (Challenges in Designing Racing Cars) on 19th Aug 2019 in IIT-B, Seminar Hall, KCE. The chief guest of the function was Mr. M Shanmuga Prabhu – Manager (Corporate Training). "Go Kart – Art to Part”

Students of Department of Mechanical Engineering – Kathir College of Engineering exhibited their project “Mobile Solar Tunnel dryer” in National Science & technology Fair 2019 conducted from 29th to 31st August 2019 at CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex, Coimbatore Mobile Solar Tunnel Dryer”

Department of Mechanical Engineering has conducted a Guest Lecture on ‘Trends in KPO, EPO & focus on PLM’ on 4th Sept 2019 in the IIT – B Seminar Hall – Kathir College of Engineering. Dr. G Dorai swamy, CEO – Kathir College of Engineering inaugurated the function and graced its success. The chief guest of the function was Mr. B Gnana Prakash, Sr. Consultant – Coimbatore CAD Solutions Pvt Ltd., Coimbatore and his colleague Mr. S Prithivi Raj, Consultant – Coimbatore CAD Solutions Pvt Ltd., Coimbatore shared his experience in PLM.29th to 31st August 2019 at CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex, Coimbatore “KPO Guest Lecture”

MEXOLTZ 2019-2020 Association of Department of Mechanical Engineering – Kathir College of Engineering has conducted a Guest Lecture on ‘Engineering Simulations for Design Validation in Product Development Cycle” on 17th Sept 2019 at MBA Seminar Hall in the college premises. The chief guest of the function was Mr. Om Prakash, CAD Solutions – Coimbatore. “Engineering and Simulations Guest Lecture”

2018-2019

Kathir College of Engineering has conducted inaugural function of MEXOLTZ, Association of Department of Mechanical Engineering on 9th July, 2018 in the college premises. The chief guest of the function was the Guru. Selvaraj, DGM – HR&IR, M/s Flow Link Systems Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore. Welcome address was given by Mr. S.S. Shandeep, Student Chairman of MEXOLTZ Association "MEXOLTZ”

On 11.07-2018 a Guest lecture on “Industrial Automation & Robotics” was conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering, KCE, in association with M/s Axis Global Institute of Industrial Training (AGIIT), Coimbatore at MBA Seminar hall- KCE. Industrial Automation & Robotics

A Training program on “Life skills and Soft skills for Successful career” was held on 16/07/18 (Monday) for the students of BE (Mech), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kathir College of Engineering. Life skills and Soft skills for Successful career

On 18.07.2018, a Seminar was conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering, KCE, Jointly with M/s S S Technovation, Cbe at MBA Seminar hall- KCE on the topic of “Latest Trends on Quality Improvement in CNC Production”. Totally 100 plus students from Department of Mechanical Engineering had participated in this Seminar. Latest Trends on Quality Improvement in CNC Production

On 18.07.2018, a Seminar was conducted by our Department of Mechanical Engineering, KCE, jointly with M/s Career Zone Consulting Pvt. Ltd at MBA Seminar hall – KCE, on the topic of “Global Career Opportunities & Education”. Totally 144 students from Department of Mechanical Engineering had participated in this seminar. Global Career Opportunities & Education

On 27. 07. 2018, a One day National level Workshop was conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering, KCE, in association with M/s AGIIT, Coimbatore at IIT Bombay hall- KCE, on “Offline Programming on Industrial Robotics”. Totally 90 students from various institutions had participated in the workshop. Offline Programming on Industrial Robotics

On 16.08.2018 a Guest lecture was organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, KCE, at MBA Seminar hall- KCE, on the topic of “Developments in Space Technology – Indian Scenario”. Totally 150 students from all the departments had participated in this guest lecture Developments in Space Technology – Indian Scenario

On 29.08.2018 a Technical talk and inaugural of ISHRAE – KCE was organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, KCE, in association with ISHRAE, Coimbatore Sub-chapter at IIT Bombay hall- KCE. Totally 34 students from our institute have enrolled for ISHRAE Student membership for the academic year 2018-19. ISHRAE – KCE

On 07.09.2018, a One day National level Workshop on “IoT & Augmented Reality for Engineers” was conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering, KCE, in association with M/s CADoPT Technologies, Bengaluru at IIT Bombay hall- KCE. Totally 54 students from various institutions had participated in the workshop. IoT & Augmented Reality for Engineers

On 29.09.2018 AN a Faculty interaction program was organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, KCE at Board room – KCE to explore “Joint research opportunities and Academic exchange programs” with IIT-Dhanbad. L A Kumaraswamydhas Head (Department of Mining MachineryEngineering)/IIT-Dhanbad, Dr. G Doraiswamy CEO/KCE, Dr. P Banumathi Principal i/c/KCE, all the HoDs and Faculty from Department of Mechanical Engineering had participated in the discussion. Joint research opportunities and Academic exchange programs

CSE Department Workshop and Seminars in 2019
MECHANICAL Department Workshop and Seminars in 2017