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Mechanical Engineering


Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering


The department of Mechanical Engineering at the AHALIA School of Engineering and Technology, Palakkad was formed in the year 2012 along with the start of the institution. The Mechanical Engineering department provides an outstanding academic environment complimented by excellence in teaching. The department offers B.Tech degree. The department has a comprehensive syllabus on topics covering all the aspects of production, manufacturing, thermal, fluid mechanics and Design. The department also emphasizes on practical learning. The course structure includes courses on Computer aided machining and manufacturing to equip our students with the latest developments in the field of production and manufacturing.



Vision

The Department of Mechanical Engineering will create professionals with sound technical knowledge and innovative approaches, and are competent to pursue diverse and successful careers.



Mission

• To nurture students with moral and ethical values so as to excel in academics and innovative research activities that meet the industrial and societal challenges.
• To motivate staff and students for creative thinking, thereby enriching the teaching-learning experience.



Programme Educational Objectives

Graduates will have a foundation in engineering and technology to use appropriate theory, mathematics and computational technology to analyze and solve problems encountered in the applications of mechanical systems design and manufacturing.

Graduates will apply the highest professional and ethical standards to their activities in the mechanical and manufacturing industry. Engage in applications oriented design, manufacturing, and management of mechanical systems, including computer aided design and manufacturing, and all the technical and economic variables affecting production.

Graduates will be prepared to join a technically sophisticated workforce as successful professionals in a wide range of mechanical engineering and related fields as effective collaborators and innovators, leading in efforts to address social, technical and business challenges.

Graduates will engage in life-long learning and professional development though self-study, continuing education or graduate and professional studies in engineering.



Programme Outcomes

Graduates will demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge in Mathematics, Science, and Engineering.

Graduates will demonstrate the ability to design and conduct experiments, interpret and analyze data and report skills.

Graduates will demonstrate the ability to design a system or process to meet desired needs within applied constraints such as economic, environmental, social, ethical, safety, manufacturability and sustainability.

Graduates will demonstrate the ability to use the techniques, skills, and engineering tools necessary for practicing in mechanical engineering field.

Graduates will demonstrate the ability to function effectively as an individual and in a group as a leader or as an effective team member.

Graduates will demonstrate the ability to understand the impact of engineering on society with the knowledge of contemporary issues

Graduates will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in verbal and writing.

Graduates will demonstrate the ability in practicing with professional and ethical responsibilities.

Graduates will demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge acquired in software related to mechanical engineering to meet the specifications and requirements with economy at reduced lead time.

Graduates will demonstrate the ability to identify, formulate, and solve mechanical engineering problems.

Graduates will demonstrate self education along with lifelong learning for continual improvement.

General Mechanical Engineering Workshop

The Basic workshop Laboratory consists of the Smithy section, Welding section, Sheet metal section, Foundry section and Carpentry and Fitting section. It caters to the requisites of the Engineering Practices Laboratory as per the Syllabus and curriculum of First year B.Tech. Students of the college perform Carpentry, Welding, Sheet metal, Foundry, Fitting experiments in the Basic workshop Laboratory.. The Basic Workshop is also used for fabrication of projects by the students for their Mini Project work ensued in the 6th Semester, B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering course and also for the fabrication of Project works ensued in the 8th Semester, B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering course.

Lab in-charges: Mr.Dhanesh S(AP/ME) & Mr.Sathish Kumar R K (AP/ME)

Production Engineering Lab

Production |Engineering lab is set up in a vast environment with abundant workspace to provide the students with practical knowledge in basic machining processes. Equipments include latest Engine lathe, Capstan lathe, Turret lathe, shaping, universal and vertical milling, slotting, Radial drilling, Cylindrical grinding and surface grinding machines. The practical classes provide opportunity for students to visualize making of essential engineering components with these machines and help students understand the method of operating the machines safely and responsibly.

Lab in-charges:Mr. Vivek Gopi (AP/ME) & Mr. Sumanlal (AP/ME)

Thermal Engineering Lab

Thermal Laboratory consists of equipment like Diesel engine, petrol engine, Red wood viscometer, Forced conversion system, Calorimeter, Air compressor, blower, refrigeration system, Flash and fire point testing machine etc. Students gain practical knowledge about how automobile engines work and conduct various experiments on fuels. They make use of this laboratory for their final year project work in the department.

Lab in-charges: Mr. Anoop (AP/ME)

Fluids Lab

Laboratory is equipped with turbines like Pelton wheel, Francis, Gear pump, Venturimeter, Orificemeter, Hydraulic Ram, Metacentric height testing apparatus, application of Bernoullis theorem help students study and understand the behavior of fluids and principles of fluid flow. Lab is well equipped with sufficient supply of water to carry out various experiments

Lab in-charges: Mr. Subin Markose (AP/ME) & Ms. Priyanka CP (AP/ME)

Design and Analysis Laboratory

DESIGN AND ANALYSIS LABORATORY is established in the department with latest design packages including Siemens Solid Edge, Autodesk Inventor, ANSYS, Autodesk AutoCAD to make students familiar with Industry standards in Product Design and Development, helping in their final year project work and also aiding Faculty Research.

Lab in-charges: Mr. Dheeraj P (AP/ME)



Students Representatives


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           Mr. Akil
      Third Semester
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           Mr. Venkatesh
           Fifth Semester
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        Mr. Ajit Mohan
        Seventh Semester

Students Toppers

First Year

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            First Rank
   Mr.Vishnu B (SGPA: 9.2)
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            Second rank
Mr.Sreejith S (SGPA: 9.1)
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            Third rank
Mr.Vyshak B (SGPA: 8.4)

Second Year

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          First rank
Mr.Gopinath K (SGPA: 8.8)
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          Second rank
Mr.Venkatesh R(SGPA: 7.4)
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          Third rank
Mr.Rahul R (SGPA: 7.3)

Third Year

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            First rank
Mr.Jishnu V (SGPA: 7.5)
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          Second rank
Mr.Santhosh C (SGPA: 7.1)
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            Third rank
Mr.Jishnoop J(SGPA: 7.0)

Fourth Year

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            First rank
Mr. Sajin R (SGPA:8.8)
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          Second rank
Mr. Ashwin V (SGPA:8.7)
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            Third rank
Mr. Praveen C (SGPA:8.2)

Achievements Of Students

BEST PROJECTS

First prize: Design and fabrication of oil skimmer robot, done by Arun P Bitto Thomas, Mohammed Shareef A, Sailesh A, Sajin R, Sujith M, Vibin V & Vishnu Prakash G guided by Mr.Vivek Gopi AP/Mech.

Second Prize: Design and fabrication of wind pump, done by Aneesh G Arif Khan S, Arjun S A, Mohammed Suhail S, Sachin V, Sharot U T Sravan R, V Ashwin guided by Mr.Anil AP/Mech .

Third Prize: Fabrication of Integrated solar peltier air conditioner, done by Felix K F, Mohammed Yunus K, Mubarak K, Muhammed Salim T, Sobin S, T.S.Vishnu Narayan, Varundas M guided by Mr.Shinu AP/Mech.

Students Placed

ARJUN SA (LYANEME016) of S8 Mechanical Engineering is placed in Jamal and Sons, Palakkad as Design Engineer.

Sujith M (LYANEME053) of S8 Mechanical Engineering is placed in Jamal and Sons, Palakkad as Technical Sales Engineer.

Sarath V.M. and Sivaprasad of IV year Mechanical Engineering batch has won,

First place in Paper presentation on Low Cost MR Fluid Clutch System at Nehru College (NSITE),Pampady, Kerala.

Second place in Paper presentation on Low Cost MR Fluid Clutch System at Rajeev Gandhi Institute of Technology (RITU), Kottayam, Kerala

First place in Paper presentation on Low Cost MR Fluid Clutch System at Amrita University, Ettimadai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

First place in Paper presentation on Low Cost MR Fluid Clutch System at Al Ameen College of Engineering, Lakkadi, Kerala.

Sarath V.M. and Sivaprasad of IV year Mechanical Engineering batch has published a paper on

Low Cost MR Fluid Clutch System in International Journal of Advanced Research Trends in Engineering & Technology.

Arun Jacob V, Sarath K.R, Nikhil Jolly of IV Year Mechanical Engineering batch has won

First place with Cash Award in Paper presentation on Numerical Study and Analysis of Shear Thickening Fluid used in Body Armor at Nehru Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.


Mechanical Association Seminar-Design Engineering Opportunities

Mechanical Engineering Association conducted a Seminar on Design Engineering Opportunities in association with CMAS Technologies on 16.1.17 for S8 Mechanical Engineering students. Mr.Sajid T S, Asst. Operation Manager. The program devised customised animation training modules that squarely meet the demand of the industry. It embarked upon a massive initiative to upgrade the skills and knowledge of students through numerous skill-enhancement programmes that go beyond mere familiarity with various software. They also expressed their extent of support in career guidance field of migration consulting for Australia.

Staff coordinators: Mr.Sumanlal M and Mr. Shinu V (Assistant Professors/ME)

Resource person: Mr.Sajid T S, Asst. Operation Manager, CMAS Technologies, Ernakulam Kerala.

Program outcomes:

Building careers in,
CNC programming
CAD development
Die engineering
Robotics
CNC machine trouble shooting
Live simulation software servicing of FMS

Program beneficiary:

Students of S8 Mechanical Engineering



All about GATE Exam

The Association of Royal Mechanical Engineering (ARME) conducted a session on All about Gate on 10th February 2016. The primary objective of the session was to provide an exposure for 3rd year mechanical engineering students about the infinite possibilities of GATE exam, for doing master degree as well as for jobs. Mr. LIJU , co-founder, Focus gate academy took up the session. The session comprised of introduction to the gate exam and the information regarding the valuation of the same. The session was very informative and the feedback from the students was excellent.



Re-Ignite A Tribute to The Missile Man of India

The Association of Royal Mechanical Engineering (ARME) has conducted a one day event RE-IGNITE on 17th August 2015. The program was about Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam as a tribute to The Missile Man of India. A Portrait exhibition on Life of KalamJi organized by the students of mechanical engineering department was unique and heart touching.



Inauguration of Mechanical Engineering Association

The Mechanical Engineering Students Association (ARME) of Ahalia School of Engineering and Technology was inaugurated on August 12, 2014. by Mr. A.S. Murali, Chief Research Engineer, Fluid Control Research Institute (FCRI), Kanjikode, Palakkad. Chief Guest gave a brief lecture on Technological Assistance from R&D Labs. Association Logo was launched by the chief guest and HOD of mechanical department.



Session-II

This was followed by a technical session on Good Construction Practices by the chief guest.He emphasised the need for economical design, good workmanship, and better selection of materials in construction. He also mentioned the need to provide solutions rather answers in the field of civil construction.It was extremely an informative and inspiring session. .



Afternoon Session

In the afternoon session a technical exhibition was held. Various technical games were conducted in which all the students took active participation. The day finally came to an end by promising more such programs from the association. .



The office bearers of the association for the academic year 2015-16.

Name Role Executive members
Mr.Aakash B (IVth year ME) President Mr.Shinuraj (IVth year ME)
Mr.C.H. Milinth (IVth year ME) Secretary Mr.Rahul P (IVth year ME)
Mr.Aswin S (IIIrd year ME Joint Secretary Mr.Syam C.P (IVth year ME)
Mr.Ashik B (IIIrd year ME) Treasurer Mr.Anuj P

Design and Fabrication of Paddy Processor- Guided by Ms.IshaSanitha

Aim of the project is to study the operation of grain dryer, to examine the effect of various parameters such as relative humidity, air flow rate, and feed flow rate and inlet temperature on the performance of grain dryer by designing and fabricating a mechanical dryer.
Done by: Ramakrishnan PA, Rahul R, Anoop P, Anil MK and DichinSundar.


Preparation of MR Fluid and Implementation in clutch system- Guided by Mr.Dhanesh S

Aim of the project was preparation of low cost MR fluids with different compositions and their testing of their characteristics and choosing the best composition for using in MR fluid clutch system and carrying out the performance characteristics of the clutch system for improvement in efficiency and reducing fuel consumption.
Done by: Aakash B,Sarath VM,Sivaprasad S and Bharat Kumar.


Design and fabrication of multi nut remover for cars- Guided by Mr.Satheesh Kumar

Aim is to introduce a new trend of removing automobile wheel nuts all together at a time by using the concept of sun and planet gear mechanism with time consumption less than the conventional method.
Done by: AKhil K, Ashik B, Ashik Raj, Fayis P and Suhaib K.


Head of the Department


Mr.Prakash
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Ahalia Health,Heritage & Knowledge Village
Kozhippara,
Palakkad
Kerala
India
Pincode - 678 557,

+91- 4923- 226666