MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

  • Vital component of the Institute, started offering BE programmes in 2010.
  • Excellent in terms of infrastructure, faculty, students and activities.
  • Continuously upgraded facilities in tune with the evolution of technological and industrial advancements.
  • Meticulously designed curriculum, bridge courses, technical activities equip the students to face the various challenges posed in industries.
  • Provides students with opportunities to innovate and reach new heights of scientific and technological excellence.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO's)
The Graduate Mechanical Engineers of SDMIT will:

  • Exhibit technical and managerial skills for successful supervision of processes, commissioning of machineries and implementation of projects.
  • Have successful professional careers as entrepreneurs, managers, trainers and engineers in leading industries.
  • Involve in research and developmental activities catering to the needs society at large and rural agricultural community in particular.
  • Work in energy conservation and waste management field for efficient utilization of resource

Program Outcomes (POs)
At the end of BE (Mechanical) students will be able to :-

  • Identify and analyze the problems faced by the industry / society related to Mechanical Engineering.
  • Operate machines and machine tools safely for successful product development.
  • Utilize simulation and analysis software tools for designing and developing the products, analyzing processes and performance.
  • Face and clear competitive and professional examinations of PSUs, PSCs, Certificating bodies and leading industries.
  • Understand the impact on environment due to engineering solutions, spread awareness about renewable energy and follow energy conservation practices.
  • Work individually as well as in multi-disciplinary teams for execution of projects.
  • Read, interpret/analyze product drawings and layouts, prepare project reports, budget estimates.
  • Design and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data, derive conclusions, present summaries and reports.
  • Create and spread awareness on importance of safety and health in engineering practices.
  • Follow professional ethics in the actual practice.
  • Carry out surveys and provide solutions for addressing agricultural rural issues related to Mechanical Engineering.
  • Have an ability to learn independently and collaboratively for continuous improvement

Name of the Lab: Basic Workshop Lab

  • All engineers must have a basic knowledge of repair and maintenance activities to address issues which they encounter in day to day life. Hence first year students of all engineering branches are made to undergo a course in workshop practice lab.
  • The basic workshop practice helps students to understand the basic skills required for fitting, welding and sheet metal jobs.
  • Students demonstrate the use of workshop skills by creating jobs of given constrains.

Name of the Lab: Computer Aided Engineering/Machine Drawing Lab

  • Drawing, being the communicating language of engineers, is taught in the Computer Aided Engineering Drawing Lab using VTU specified software tools (Solid Edge V-20)
  • Here fundamental knowledge is given to the students regarding how to draw engineering objects.
  • Students learn and master those concepts by practicing a large number of problems during the lab hours

Name of the Lab: Material Testing Lab

  • Material testing lab gives a broad understanding of common materials related to mechanical engineering with an emphasis on the fundamentals of structure-property-application relationships.
  • Testing the material for its mechanical strength forms an integral part of manufacturing.
  • In this lab, the students are exposed to the testing of engineering materials with a variety of testing machines like UTM, Hardness testers, etc.

Name of the Lab: Foundry and Forging Lab

  • The fundamental steps in the manufacturing practices of casting and forging are studied here.
  • Students practice preparation of sand moulds and various forging operation to produce desired shapes in the lab.
  • The laboratory also has various sand testing equipment.

Name of the Lab: Mechanical Measurements and Metrology Lab

  • Metrology is the science of measurement and includes all theoretical and practical aspects of measurement.
  • This lab provides the students an active learning environment for the measurement technologies used in production engineering field.
  • Various equipments in the lab include LVDT, Load Cell,Ttransducer, Micrometer, Thermocouple, Gauges, Profile projector and Dynamometers.

Name of the Lab: Machine Shop

  • This laboratory provides an introduction to the know-how of common processes used in industries for manufacturing parts by removal of material in a controlled manner.
  • The laboratory is equipped with measuring tools, lathes, drilling machines and milling machines.
  • Upon completion of the lab, students will be able to perform the basic machining operations.

Name of the Lab: Fluid Mechanics and Machines Lab

  • The course will introduce fluid mechanics and establish its relevance in Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering.
  • The fundamental principles underlying the subject are demonstrated using simple hydraulic experiments.
  • The performance of hydraulic machines are also studied in the laboratory.

Name of the Lab: Energy Conversion Engineering Lab

  • The Lab focuses on technologies for efficient energy conversion and utilization.
  • Basic concepts of fuels, heat engines and lubricating oils are experimentally studied in the lab.
  • The lb contains different types I.C. engines with suitable testing arrangements.

Name of the Lab: Heat and Mass Transfer Lab

  • Students study the phenomenon of heat transfer and conduct experiments on various modes of heat transfer.
  • Various heat transfer mechanisms and their applications are studied in the laboratory.

Name of the Lab: Computer aided Modeling and analysis lab

  • FEM packages include specific components such as thermal, electromagnetic, fluid, and structural working environments.
  • In this lab, MSC NASTRAN FEA package is used to solve wide variety of engineering problems.
  • 1-D/2-D structural analysis and thermal analysis involving various load and boundary conditions are analyzed using the above package.

Name of the Lab: Design lab

  • In this lab, the principles learnt in Mechanical Engineering courses such as Strength of Materials, Design of machine elements and Mechanical Vibrations are verified and validated.
  • The laboratory provides an advanced, open-ended learning environment.
  • Student will undergo experienced learning and knowledge sharing activities during conduction of experiments.

Name of the Lab: CIM Lab

  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Laboratory provides students with many challenging hands-on experiences in the automation field.
  • Students are given with an exposure to write part programs for different machining processes like milling, drilling and turning.