The Department of Mechanical Engineering started in 1986 with an intake of 40 students, today has an intake of 120 with a faculty strength of 52. The Department offers an Undergraduate programme, BE in Mechanical Engineering and two Postgraduate programes - M.Tech. in Energy Systems Engineering and Machine Design with an intake of 18 students each. The Department is a recognized research centre under VTU Belagavi, with 9 guides and more than 26 Ph.D students both internal and external including 3 full-time Research Scholars. With excellent infrastructural facilities in terms of class rooms and laboratories, the faculty are engaged in research activities and sponsored research projects worth more than Rs. 90 Lakhs are already executed. A research project of Rs. 77.28 Lakhs is in progress in Micromachining area with 50% fund sharing by Karnataka Council for Technological Upgradation, Government of Karnataka. The department has excellent research outputs in terms of publications in refereed International Journals and National and International Conferences, with a total number of 171 publications in the last three years. The faculty members have been continuously updating their technical expertise and knowledge by attending/organizing seminars, conferences and workshops. Many faculty have won several awards and sponsorships for attending and conducting seminars and conferences.
To produce Mechanical engineers of the highest quality who are professionally competent and highly qualified to suit the needs of industries and organizations by promoting excellence in teaching, learning and research.
The Dept. of Mechanical Engineering is committed to
Mechanical Engineering graduates of the institution shall be able to
At the end of the program students shall be able to
It is the fundamentals that defines what you want to be as an Engineer. At NMAMIT’s mechanical engineering course, the highly skilled professors, exceptional lab facilities and staff have made it an easy accomplishment.
NMAMIT has not only been key to our education but also taught us the basics in life and the way to succeed. The all round development we had in the 4 years of our course have been the basis for our strength and foundation to succeed in the competitive environment.
NMAM Institute of Technology Nitte has been and is, one of the Prime Institutions from where Graduate Engineers have joined industry and adapted / contributed very well to the needs of the Industry. Their technical caliber and sincere structured working needs mention. Some of their students have come up to Prime positions in Industry . Technical Seminars ,Society oriented Projects and Hands On Workshops are the standout points of NMAMIT
I have been interacting with NMAMIT close to 5 years. My initial stint was, as a member of the Board of Studies. Industry oriented Knowledge & Skill Development was high on the BOS agenda.
In the year 2017 NMAMIT, started a unique Project. Developing a State of the Art Automobile Workshop. This was to be a Centre of Excellence in Teaching / Training with an Industrial background. A Ashok Leyland Bus Chassis having the contemporary BS4 emission level engine was procured and a dedicated workshop was put up for all the students to upgrade their skills to contemporary levels. NMAMIT is a pioneer in this
I Wish NMAMIT All the Best in all their future endeavors.
Greetings from Fronius India !
Year 2018 was prominent in bridging the association with N.M.A.M NITTE ! The sheer passion from NMAM and Fronius on this year lead us towards the inauguration of the “NMAMIT-FRONIUS Centre for Welding Technology”.
This centre of excellence displays the latest technologies, advancement and precision offered to the welding industry. For Fronius is known and accepted as 75 year old Industry leader in its technology across the globe.
Where VTU University has limited the welding subject to few hours. At NMAM the mechanical department has taken it to the next level, setting a new limit. The eminent scholars / faculties are seen actively encouraging the students at this Centre of Excellence in Welding from as early as 1st semester.
Industrial 4.0, robotic welding in conjunction with IOT is here and NMAM is shaping their students to this next generation in welding for the smart factories ! I am confident that this will definitely help our country initiative of ‘Make in India’.
I have visited NMAMIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering in August 2017 for the inauguration of National Conference on “Machining of Difficult to Machine Materials: Recent Developments, Issues and Solutions”. I was highly impressed with the self-contained campus located in a serene rural environment with modern facilities and knowledgeable faculty members, empowering students for all-round growth and professional development and equipping them with future skills.
The Department offers a special skill development programme called "Product Design Engineer" from fifth semester onwards through M/s KH Designs Bangalore (Partner SIEMENS/ NASSCOM). This program prepares students industry-ready and minimises the training cost, time and efforts of companies.
Students are trained for job role "Product Design Engineer”- Mechanical. It’s an SSC NASSCOM certified course providing training over a period of three semesters (5, 6 and 7 semester). 49 students have already completed the training and another 48 have completed the first module. Some of the trained students have already secured internships in Industries along with job offers. Intention of this training is not only maximizing campus placements but also providing right skills at the right time.
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Titan Industries is the world's fifth largest watch manufacturer and India's leading producer of watches under the Titan, Raga, Orion, Nebula, Octane etc. The main focus of the industry was on production of gears, small parts, etc. and assembly of watches. The guide assigned to the students gave a brief overview of the industry. He began explaining about the basic procedures required to follow while building a simple wrist watch and mentioned about the minute details that need to be taken care of in the production of watches.
During the full session students had a tremendous amount of interaction with the guide with goal to grasp even more. The visit was concluded with a visit to the factory outlet.
TTK Prestige is the leading manufacturer of pressure cookers in the whole of south India. In the beginning of the session the team was enlightened about the history of the company followed by the advantages and necessities of using a pressure cooker. The evolution of pressure cooker was an interesting topic to learn about.
The visit was concluded with a Complementary mini lunch offered by TTK Prestige.
The Government Sandalwood Oil factory was established by the Maharaja of Mysore His Highness Nalwadi Krishna Raja Wodeyar and Diwan Sir, M. Visvesvaraya, during the year 1916 at Mysore, to extract Sandalwood Oil from Sandalwood. Unlike an auditorium, an open-air session was conducted, about the advantages, medical importance and significance of Sandalwood tree was explained in a very brief manner. We were provided with immense amount of knowledge about sandalwood trees and its properties.
The industry had a factory outlet with discounted rates for the visitors.
This industrial visit was a great success as the amount of knowledge gained about ‘how an industry works’ and the management skills required to run an industry would be of great importance for all the members present.
This laboratory is used by first year students of chemistry cycleRead More
Computer Aided Engineering Graphics laboratory is used by first year students of chemistry cycle for enhanced understanding of Engineering graphics concepts such principal planes, 2D orthographic/ isometric projections, views of different 3 dimensional regular geometries through an application software. Solid Edge is a 3D CAD, parametric feature(history based) and synchronous technology solid modeling software. It runs on Microsoft Windows and provides solid modeling, assembly modelling and 2D orthographic view functionality for mechanical designers. 900 square feet area CAEG Lab is equipped with 60 licensed Solid Edge v19 application softwares and a LCD Projector with audio system facility.
Basic engineering skills like cutting, making joints etc are taught here..Read More
It is a workshop where basic skills of engineering like cutting, making joints, soldering, simple wiring and demonstration of working of some machines etc. has been teaching to the students of first year engineering. It consists of Fitting shop, carpentry shop, Sheet metal shop and Electric wiring lab. In this lab students are trained to prepare the different types joints in metal piece and wooden pieces, sheet metal models using soldering and simple electric circuits.
Workshop which consists of different types of machine tools like Lathe, shaper, milling, slotting, CNC machines etcRead More
It is a workshop which consists of different types of machine tools like Lathe, shaper, milling, drilling, grinding, slotting, CNC machines etc. In this workshop the Mechanical Engineering students are trained to do the machining and also to prepare models using these machine tools and cutting tools.
workshop where students are trained to prepare the various types of models using heatRead More
It is a hot working shop where students are trained to prepare the various types of models using heat. In Forging shop students are shaping of metals with help of heat (using furnace) and compressive force (using hammer and other tools). In Foundry shop students are preparing different shapes of sand molding to obtain the required shape of metals by pouring the molten metal to it. In welding shop students are trained to perform the electric arc welding to prepare the joints like butt joint, lap joint, T joint etc.
Laboratory is equipped with instruments such as Universal testing, Compression testing MachineRead More
The Material Testing laboratory is equipped with instruments such as Universal testing machine, Compression testing Machine, Hardness testing machines and Impact testing machines. This laboratory is used to understand basic mechanical properties of materials and also to enrich student views on engineering material behaviour.
In this lab experiments are conducted to evaluate the performance of Pelton turbine, Francis (reaction) turbine..Read More
In this lab experiments are conducted to evaluate the performance characteristics of Pelton (Impulse) turbine, Francis (reaction) turbine, centrifugal pump, reciprocating pump, two stage air compressor and centrifugal blower. As well as experiments related to flow measuring devices like Venturi meter, orifice meter, notches (triangular and rectangular), measurement of major and minor losses and force exerted by impinging jet.
Engineering metrology is a very important subject for mechanical engineers..Read More
Engineering metrology is a very important subject for mechanical engineers. Metrology and measurements Lab (ME507) supplements the theoretical course (ME504) by providing practical knowledge in precision geometrical measurements. Metrology and Measurements Laboratory is equipped with various basic mechanical and optical instruments for precision measurement of length, angle, force/pressure, strain, temperature and surface integrity. In this lab UG mechanical engineering students acquire practical knowledge in calibrating systems used for the measurement of various physical parameters like force/pressure, strain, temperature etc.
This course is offered as a part of the curriculum for VI semester Mechanical Engineering students.Read More
This course is offered as a part of the curriculum for VI semester Mechanical Engineering students. It involves part modelling and FEA of various structural elements using Creo-Parametric Version 2.0 and ANSYS 17.2.
The energy conversion engineering lab conducted for fourth semester mechanical engineering students.Read More
The energy conversion engineering lab conducted for fourth semester mechanical engineering students. Experiments are conducted to evaluate performance of a four stroke petrol and diesel engine, two stroke petrol engine and also some minor experiments conducted on IC engine valve timings and port timing diagram, measurement of viscosity, flash point and fire point of the lubricating oil
Dynamics and vibrations are integral part of understanding many physical systems and technologies.Read More
Dynamics and vibrations are integral part of understanding many physical systems and technologies related to mechanical engineering study. Dynamics and vibration laboratory experience will introduce a number of the concepts associated with longitudinal and torsional vibration of machine components, Photo elasticity for simple components, Pressure distribution in Journal bearing, determination of critical speed in shafts, static and dynamic balancing of machines etc. We use advanced equipment for measurement, calibration and computation techniques to apply theory concepts to a broad range of problems in machine dynamics and mechanical vibration.
In this lab experiments are conducted in all the three modes of heat transfer..Read More
This lab is the part of 8th semester curriculum. In this lab experiments are conducted in all the three modes of heat transfer, i.e. Conduction Convection and Radiation. Experiments are also conducted on Unsteady conduction, Refrigeration, Air conditioning and on different types of Heat exchangers. Hence the syllabus has been formed in line with the theory subject - Heat Transfer, which is taught in the same semester
Department implements active learning laboratory for Industrial Robotics course.Read More
Department implements active learning laboratory for Industrial Robotics course. The main challenge in robotics is to understand robot direct and inverse kinematics. Robot kinematics involves application of 3D homogeneous transformations on robotics, hence in active learning lab on robotics students must understand the concept of 3D homogeneous transformations using 3D models of coordinate systems fabricated using 3D printing technology. Concepts like chaining of 3D transformations/forward and inverse transformations were taught to the students using 3D models. Link and joint parameters of the robot were taught to the students using 3D models. Direct and inverse kinematics solutions for different robot configurations were taught to the students using robot models and 3D coordinate systems. In all active learning classes students are made to obtain the mathematical solution and its physical meaning is explained using robot models and coordinate system. Individual students are made to solve unique problems on robot kinematics during active learning class by discussing within themselves. This way of teaching has improved the level of understanding of different concepts of robotic course.
Mechatronics System Design is an elective course for Machine Design PG students. The course is equipped with the hands-on exposure on mechatronic system elements like sensors, actuators, Control and computer based systems to prepare the students to take up challenging research work in R&D institutions and industries. The active learning lab on mechatronics includes: Active learning of System Models using computer simulations: Computer simulation of spring-mass-damper system Developing mathematical model of DC Motor and its simulation Computer simulation of speed control of DC motor for varying disturbance torque Active Learning of sensors and their application. Experiments on laser displacement sensor Experiments on force sensor Experiments on temperature sensor Experiments on speed sensor Experiments on current sensor Experiments on ultrasonic range sensor Experiments on infra-red range sensor Experiments on rotary encoder Experiments on limit switches Experiments on electrical continuity based contact sensor Active Learning of actuators and their actuation Experiments on DC Motor Experiments on AC motor Experiments on stepper motor Experiments on piezoelectric actuator Experiments on electromagnetic actuator Active Learning of Data Acquisition Systems Experiments on NI USB 6251 DAQ Experiments on NI PCI 6221 DAQ Experiments on NI PCI 4472 DAQ Experiments on NI PXIe 8115 with PXIe 6363DAQ Experiments on dSPACE ACE 1104 Controller kit with DAQ Active learning of MEMS Sensors like Accelerometers, gyroscopes, and Pressure Sensors Experiments on MEMS Accelerometer Experiments on MEMS Gyroscope Experiments on MEMS Pressure Sensor.
Actively involved in the development of
Actively involved in the development of
POST GRADUATE PROGRAMME
NID Ahmedabad-MSME Design Clinic Student projects:
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At PG Level
Projects guided at UG level: 19
Projects guided at PG level: 8
PhD Projects guided:
AICTE, New Delhi.
M. Tech Projects guided: 22
Patent Reference No.
Method, System and Apparatus for an Active Vibration Isolation using Flexurally Amplified Piezoelectric Actuator
5 August 2017
Method and System to Determine End-Effector Position and Orientation Error of a Robotic arm
28 August 2017
Method, System and Apparatus for Fabricating Differently Shaped Tool Electrodes for Micro Electrical Discharge Machining
11 September 2017
Conferences Attended/papers published or presented:
Professional Development/ Courses attended
Special Lectures Delivered
Published 5 research papers in National and International journals