Aeronautical Engineering


Study of turning ideas into reality in design, construction, and science of aircraft, missile and spacecraft.

The Department endeavors to impart quality education in Aeronautical Engineering and strive to provide human resource of high technical caliber and excellent leadership qualities to serve the national needs. The Department offers a vibrant academic atmosphere which enables independent research and free exchange of ideas. The department aims to prepare the young engineers to become globally competent technocrats in the areas of aeronautical and aerospace engineering disciplines with practical orientation.

Vision of the Department

  • To promote high quality in technical education with relevant research in the field of Aeronautical engineering to bring out skilled and employable professionals for the upliftment of society.
  • Mission of the Department

  • To provide the competent education in the domain of Aeronautical engineering.
  • To impart professional ethical responsibilities, leadership and entrepreneurship qualities for their career development.
  • To cultivate the state of art research facilities to analyze and evaluate new fields of Aeronautical engineering and impart societal responsibilities among the students.
  • To collaborate with industries and professional bodies to mould the students as competitive industry ready professionals.
  • Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):

  • PEO 1: Graduates will have the ability to apply knowledge across the disciplines and in emerging areas of Aeronautical engineering with sound technical skills to solve competitive problems of real world challenges.
  • PEO 2: Graduates will have commitment for the quality education in Aeronautical engineering and technology for the upliftment of social wellbeing of the nation by adopting lifelong learning.
  • PEO 3: Graduates will have commitment for the quality education in engineering and technology for the upliftment of social & economic wellbeing of the nation by adopting lifelong learning.
  • Programme Outcomes (POs):

    Students graduating from Aeronautical Engineering should be able to:
  • PO1 Engineering knowledge:Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

  • PO2 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.

  • PO3 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.

  • PO4 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.

  • PO5 Modern tool usage: Create, 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.

  • PO6 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.

  • PO7 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.

  • PO8 Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

  • PO9 Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

  • PO10 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.

  • PO11 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.

  • PO12 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.

  • Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs):

      Graduates of an Aeronautical Engineering Programmed should be able to:
    • PSO 1: Apply the Aeronautical engineering principles to solve engineering problems by utilizing advanced technology in the field of aerodynamics, structures, propulsion and maintenance.
    • PSO 2: Become a competitive professional in Aeronautical industries by analyzing design, manufacturing and management practices for the betterment of society and individual.

    Courses Offered

    The department offers the following courses:

    • 4 year UG course – B.E. Aeronautical Engineering

    Centre for UAV Systems

    • Supported by Centre for Aero Space and Research,MIT,Anna University,Chennai
    • Interdisciplinary Certification Course
    • Course Duration -30 Hrs
      Introduces the initial designing and sizing process - Basic Design
    • Parameters
    • Performance and Stability Analysis
    • Prototype Fabrication.
    • Applications in various fields
    • Agriculture
    • Health Care
    • Military
    • Law enforcement
    • Surveying
    • Disaster relief
    • Hands-on learning
    • Training for the jobs of the future
    • Benefits of the Course:
    • Drone Career (more new jobs in unmanned aircraft and drone technology by 2025)
    • Internship in Daksha
    • Opportunities to be part of Daksha Team

    Highlights of the Department

    • UAV Lab Supported by Centre for Aero Space Research, MIT, Anna University-Chennai
    • Permanent Affiliation
    • A unique flight laboratory with CESSNA 172 Trainer Aircraft
    • Aircraft Turbojet engine
    • Aircraft Radial type piston engine

    Lab Facilities

    The Department has state of art laboratories
    • Propulsion Laboratory
    • Aero Engine and Airframe Laboratory
    • Aerodynamics Laboratory
    • Aircraft Structures Laboratory
    • Strength of Materials Laboratory
    • Fluid Mechanics & Machineries Laboratory
    • Thermodynamics Laboratory
    • Computer Aided Simulation Laboratory
    • Flight Integration Systems and Control Laboratory
    • Aircraft Systems Lab

    Association with reputed companies / industries

    • Lab VIEW Academy
    • Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

    Offers Value Added Programs and certification courses

    • AutoCAD – 2D and 3D
    • CATIA
    • Pro. E, CFD
    • ANSYS Design
    • UG CAM

    HoD’s Message

    “Welcome to the department of Aeronautical Engineering. The department is renowned for our unique approach to innovation and design, that gives us a competitive advantage in international technology development. Our department has world class academic staff members to provide career-oriented and academic training and also inculcate attitude of self-reliance, confidence and commitment. I am sure that the students of the department will show a high level of professional competence in their respective areas.”

    – Mr.A.R. Saravanam – Head of the Department
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    Sl.No. Name Designation Qualification
    1 Dr. N. Kuppuswamy Professor& Dean Ph.D
    2 Mr.A.R.Saravanan  Assistant Professor & HoD M.E, Ph.D(Pursuing)
    3 Dr. S. Ravichandran Associate Professor Ph.D
    4 Mr. B. Deeban Assistant Professor M.E, Ph.D(Pursuing)
    5 Mr. D. Santhosh Kumar Assistant Professor M.Tech
    6 Mr. S.L. Pradeep kumar Assistant Professor M.E, Ph.D(Pursuing)
    7 Ms. T. Vinitha Assistant Professor M.E, Ph.D(Pursuing)
    8 Mr. S. Velmuguran Assistant Professor M.E
    9 Ms.W. Brightlin Abisha Assistant Professor M.E
    10 Ms. K.Niranjana Assistant Professor M.E, Ph.D(Pursuing)
    11 Mr. SasiKumar Assistant Professor M.E
    12 Mr. G.A. Sivasankar Assistant Professor M.Tech, Ph.D(Pursuing)
    13 Mr. R. Elanthamizhan Assistant Professor M.Tech
    14 Ms. G. Navies Jennifer Assistant Professor M.Tech