Significant Achievements of the Department in the Past
Organised need based short-term content updating programmes in the areas of Advances in Manufacturing Techniques, Computer Aided Manufacturing, CNC Machines, Industrial Automation and Mechatronics, Computer Aided Design, Modern Trends in Automobile Technology, Modern Trends in Refrigeration and Conditioning, Non-Conventional Energy Sources for the benefits of teachers of Polytechnics and Engineering Colleges.
Organised leading edge value addition programme on Emerging areas of Industrial Automation, Tool Design, Material Science and Refrigeration & Air conditioning to the working professionals of an Automobile manufacturer.
Organised, from time to time, Curriculum Development Workshops to devise new curricula of special diploma & post diploma courses and to revise existing curricula for the Directorates of Technical Education in the Southern States and autonomous Polytechnics as well.
Actively involved in the long term courses like B.Tech. Ed., Dip.TT, M.Tech.HRD, PGDCA, and Overseas Teachers programmes handling classes in the areas of Mechanical Engineering contents, Instructional Methods & Media, Curriculum Development and Evaluation Techniques.
Current Activities and Services Provided by the Department
Organising subject updating programmes for the teachers of Engineering Colleges/Polytechnics in identified emerging areas of technology.
Assisting the Directorates of Technical Education and Universities in the revision of curriculum from time to time.
Developing instructional materials/media in the modern mechanical engineering areas for use of teachers, students and professionals.
Involving in the production of video programmes on various subjects of Mechanical engineering and allied branches.
Equipping the department infrastructural facilities with modern instruments and updated softwares.
Major Infrastructural Facilities and Resources available in the Department
Fully Automated Flexible Manufacturing System with a CNC Lathe and a CNC Milling machine along with a Robot for material handling.
Popular softwares in the areas of Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing.
Solar power equipments such as solar street lighting, domestic lighting modules, Solar powered gadgets and solar water heating system.
Laboratory facilities to carryout typical experiments based on Hydraulics and Pneumatics with trainer kits.
Equipped with PC based single cylinder four stroke Diesel engine trainer.