MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

A discipline that applies the principles of engineering into design, analysis, manufacturing, and maintenance of machines.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers a highly integrated curriculum of education and research to keep in pace with the changing needs of educational standards. The course intends to apply the principles of materials science to the creation, design, maintenance and analysis of mechanical systems. The department has grown three folds to become one of the largest departments in the Institution.

Vision of the Department


  • To promote the Department as renowned innovation center for enriching the society and nurture the students as advanced potent and paradigm Mechanical Engineering professionals.

Mission of the Department


  • To provide outcome based competent education in the domain of Mechanical Engineering.
  • To inculcate technical skills and to enable practical trainings towards the career aspirations of students by state of the art laboratories, self-learning resources and value added programmes.
  • To cultivate research outlook, entrepreneurial attributes, interpersonal skills, moral values and societal commitments among students.
  • To collaborate with industries and professional bodies to make them competitive industry ready professionals.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)


  • PEO 1: Graduates will have successful professional career in Mechanical Engineering or related disciplines.

  • PEO 2: Graduates will formulate, analyze and solve real – world problems in Mechanical Engineering to meet global challenges.

  • PEO 3: Graduates will have awareness and commitment to lifelong learning and professional ethics in their professional practice.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)


  • PS01 Apply the mechanical engineering principles to solve engineering problems utilizing advanced technology in the domain of design, thermal, fluid sciences and robotics.
  • PS02 Take part as an entrepreneur or professional in industries by applying manufacturing and management practices for the advancement of society and self.

Courses Offered



The department offers the following courses:

Centre for UAV Systems


  • Supported by Centre for Aero Space and Research,MIT,Anna University,Chennai
  • Interdisciplinary Certification Course
  • Course Duration -30 Hrs
  • COURSE LAYOUT
    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


  • Accredited by NBA
  • Permanent Affiliation
  • Recognised Research Centre of Anna University
  • Established Product Development Cell to bring out innovative & creative ideas of students

Lab Facilities


  • BMW’s Workstation -Skill Next Technical Training programme.
  • Establishment of an exclusive lab ‘e-Yantra’ in association with IIT, Bombay, to create an forum to understand the industrial applications of Robotics & Embedded System.
  • The Department has state of art laboratories.
  • CAD/CAM lab with Inventor, PTC-Creo, Solidworks, Automation studio,LabVIEW, ANSYS
  • Strength of Materials Lab
  • Thermal Lab
  • Heat transfer Lab
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab
  • Lathe shop
  • Mechatronics lab
  • Dynamics
Association with reputed companies / industries like CODISSA, COINDIA, CII, Rabwin Industries, Indoshell, KKM soft, Roots, Riveraa Pumps, KPM Plastics, Vishal Precision Products Private Ltd., Bull Agro Implements, ESCORTS, Coimbatore Institute of Technology and Universal Heat Exchangers to develop the professional skills of the student.

Offers Value Added Programs


  • AUTOCAD – 2D and 3D
  • SOLID WORKS
  • CREO
  • CATIA
  • CFD
  • INVENTOR
  • ANSYS
  • UG CAM
  • Hypermesh

Associated with various professional bodies


  • Institute of Indian Foundrymen(IIF)
  • Society of Automobile Engineering(SAE- for events baja and supra) ISTE
  • Indian Welding Society
  • CII and Coimbatore Productivity Council

HoD’s Message

“A warm Greetings from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at KIT. Mechanical Engineering is a professional Core engineering discipline that deals with the design, production and maintenance of any produce of any industry. Our department has a team of highly qualified and experienced faculty, good infra structure and lab facilities. The core values of the department help the students to develop their overall personality and make them worthy to compete and work at global level. I am certain that our students will prove to be an invaluable asset to an organization.”

– Dr.J. Maniraj – Professor & Head of Mechanical Department
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S.No Name of the Faculty Designation Qualification
1 Dr.N.Mohan Das Gandhi Principal B.E, M.E, MBA, PhD
2 Dr.M.Ramesh Vice Principal B.E, M.E, PhD
3 Dr.J.Maniraj Professor & Head B.E, M.E, PhD
4 Dr.M.Muthukrishnan Professor B.E, M.E, PhD
5 Dr.K.Sampathkumar Professor B.E, M.E, PhD
6 Dr.S.Ravichandran Associate Professor B.E, M.E, PhD
7 Mr.R.Deepak Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
8 Mr.P.Ramachandran Associate Professor B.E, M.E
9 Mr.C.Subramanian Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
10 Mr.M.Kannan Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
11 Mr.C.Ramesh Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
12 Mr.K.Sathishkumar Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
13 Mr.M.Vimal raja Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
14 Mr.S.Praveen Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
15 Mr.K.Govindraj Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
16 Mr.Rajmurugan Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
17 Mr.K.Sivakumar Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
18 Mr.D.Sandeep Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
19 Mr.Arivumani ravanan Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
20 Mr.C.Ramkumar Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
21 Mr.R.Saravanan Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
22 Mr.P.Hariprasad Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
23 Mr.P.Balakrishnan Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
24 Mr.R.Prem kumar Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
25 Mr.S.Dhamotharan Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
26 Mr.D.Ashokkumar Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
27 Mr.A.Felix sahayaraj Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
28 Mr.S.Dhanaprabhu Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
29 Mr.G.Arul prakasam Assistant Professor B.E, M.E
30 Mr.A.Arunkumar Assistant Professor B.E, M.E