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The Department of Mechanical Engineering started in the year 2002 with an intake of 60 students. The intake was increased to 120 for the academic year 2009-10 and further increased to 180 during the academic year 2012-13.

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To educate and nurture students to be proficient Mechanical Engineers of academic excellence in their professional career, research and entrepreneurship to fulfill the global demands of the society. ...

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Numerous projects related to Numercial Simulation of Complex Flows with Laminar to Turbulent Transition, Kinetic energy recovery system for two wheelers, Laser induced ignition system for IC engines, E-Pilot, Wind turbine driven generator for vehicles...

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M.Tech - Machine Design Engineering

Machine Design is a post graduation program that was started in the academic year 2013-14. The program is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum and approved by AICTE New Delhi. Machine Design is an important branch of Engineering which focuses on imparting knowledge in areas such as Materials Design, Static, kinematics and dynamic analysis of components. The program teaches students the creative, innovative and constructive aspects of design. Experienced faculty guide students learn about the industry and about ethics.

The program includes subjects such as Theory of Elasticity and Plasticity, experimental stress analysis, advanced vibrations, Finite Element Methods, ribology, Dynamics and Mechanism design, Composites, Fracture Mechanics and Mechatronics. Apart from theory, the students also engage in internship and take up projects in the final semester.

This program has wide scope and opportunity in the field of engineering. It involves conventional courses and advanced engineering courses. On completing this program, students can opt for careers in the automobile industry, aerospace, foundry, machine tool, modeling and analysis, product design and others.


An advanced manufacturing laboratory has machines such as stir casting, centrifugal and centrifuge casting. It also houses heat treatment furnace, polishing machine, electronic tensiometer, computerized wear testing machine and inverted microscope with image analyser software.

Students avail of the CAD and Simulation laboratory where they have access to CATIA. They also use laboratories for experimental stress analysis, Nano technology and composite material.

Conference papers presented

1. Rudra Naik M, Kumarchannaveeresh, U N Kempaiah " Directional optimization of MEMS piezoelectric Hydrophone for under water application" PMME conference paper published in material today proceeding. July 2016.

2. Sandesh R Hegde, Divyanshu Sahay, G M Sandeep, Muralidhara, K V Nikhilesh “Design and development of inter-satellite separation mechanism for Twin Nano satellite — STUDSAT-2” IEEE Aerospace Conference – 2016, 45th student conference, Educational Pico and Nano Satellites, IAC – 2015, Big Sky, Montana, USA. (Paper available at

3. Dr. Desai Gowda, Charan Kumar D, Sandeep G M, Adithya Parthasarathy, Subhash Chandrashekar, “Tribological Characterization of Centrifugally Cast Graphite Cast Iron under Dry and Wet conditions”, presented at PMME – 2016, Elsevier materials today proceedings.

4. Shiv Pratap Singh Yadav, Dr. S. Ranganatha, Sandeep G M, Salim Sharieff, “Abrasive Wear Trends of Non-Conforming Contact Surfaces” presented at PMME – 2016, Elsevier materials today proceedings.

5. Mr. Sandeep G M, Mr. Avinash D N, “A Study on Behavior of Stress Wave Propagation in Different Sheet Metals under Impact Loads by Experimental and Numerical Methods”, ETMET 2016 (National Conference), 20th July, 2016, JIT, Bengaluru.

Journal paper published

1. Chandan S N, Sandeep G M, Vinayaka N, “Design, Analysis and Optimization of Race Car Chassis for its Structural Performance”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology Vol. 5 Issue 07, July-2016, pg. 361-367.

2. B.S. Surendra, G.M. Sandeep, P. Balachandra Shetty, “Design and Fabrication of Inverted Cup Single Action Press Draw Tool”, IJLTEMAS Vol. 4 Issue 06, June-2015, pg. 15-17.

3. Dr. Shantharaja M., Mr. Sandeep G. M., “Experimental And Numerical Analysis Of Propagation Of Stress Wave In Sheet Metal” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH VOLUME 3, ISSUE 10, OCTOBER 2014.

4. Praveenkumar Kiranagi, V. R. Kabadi, “Some Investigation on Wear Measurements”, International Journal for Technological Research in Engineering, ISSN: 2347-4718, Volume 4, Issue 2, October 2016.

5. Sharankumar, Sachin, V.R. Kabadi, “Investigation on the effect of FGM Alloy on cylinder liner using Centrifugal Casting Technique”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology, ISSN: 2278-0181, Volume 5, Issue 1, July 2016.

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