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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Department was established in 1992.This is the oldest department of the college with total student strength of 750. Department is headed by Dr A V Waghmare. Department is having 47 (37 Dept. + 10 FE) Teaching Faculty members, 03 Technical staff members and 06 supporting staff. They work tirelessly to create a challenging, nurturing environment for students. The Department played a leading role in starting PG-Mechanical Engineering (Automotive) of Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Vision

Excellence in Mechanical Engineering Education

Mission

  • Impart knowledge and training of highest standards
  • Make employable Mechanical Engineering professionals
  • Strive continuously for an environment conducive to the advancement of academics and lifelong learning

Program Outcomes

  1. Engineering Knowledge: Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  1. Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.
  1. Design/ Development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental considerations.
  1. Conduct investigations of complex problems using research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusions.
  1. Modern Tool Usage: Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  1. The Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice.
  1. Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.
  1. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.
  1. Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings.
  1. 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.
  1. Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles and apply these to ones‟ own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  1. 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.

Short Term Goals

  • To enhance interaction with industry.
  • To strengthen association with professional bodies.
  • To establish research center.
  • To increase no of short term courses.
  • To modernize laboratories.

Long Term Goals

  • To establish center of excellence.
  • To improve qualification of faculties.
  • To help students for their academic excellence to reach global standards.
  • To maximize entrepreneurship development activities.
  • To obtain accreditation from reputed bodies.

Program Specific Outcomes  (PSOs)

Mechanical Engineering

  • Our graduates will have competencies in usage of modern tools to optimally design, develop and manufacture product and/or process
  • Our graduates will have incremental skills to enhance employ-ability in the automotive and thermal engineering fields 

Mechanical Engineering (Sandwich Pattern)

  • Our graduates will have competencies in usage of modern tools to optimally design, develop and manufacture product and/or process
  • Our graduates will have incremental skills to enhance employ-ability in the automotive and thermal engineering fields
  • Our graduates will develop industry oriented attributes through effective training and continuous monitoring

Department of Mechanical Engineering offers following programs:

Name of the Course Started in Intake
BE Mechanical Engineering 1992 60
BE Mechanical Engineering (Sandwich) 1994 60
ME(Mechanical-Automotive Engineering) 2010 18
BE Mechanical Engineering 2012 60
ME (Mechanical – Design Engineering)  2013  18

The Mechanical Engineering (Sandwich pattern) includes two semesters of industrial in-plant training. This training is conducted in reputed industries like TATA Motors, Thermax, SKF, JCB, John Deere, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, GM, Cotton Greveas, Sandvik Asia, Forbes Marshall, Alfa Laval, Bosch etc. The PG Course, ME (Automotive Engineering and Design), offers unique opportunity to learn new challenges in Automobile field including R & D and latest manufacturing technology. The Department presently has highly qualified and experienced staff on its roll. Besides teaching, department is engaged in various activities like research, consulting and training. The Department consistently produces University toppers and rankers. Our students bring laurels by succeeding in various international/national technical events. We have a strong culture of encouraging students to understand real life challenges through competitions like BAJA, EFFICYCLE, AERO-MODELING under SAE and GKDC under ISNEE. Our students are also actively involved in various chapters run by department.

The department has well equipped Labs as per university syllabus, with computational facilities and resources both in terms of hardware and software. Department has computing systems and workstations loaded with wide range of software products like MSc ADAMS, ANSYS, MatLAB, Altair HYPERWORKS, AutoCAD, PRO-E covering all areas of mechanical engineering. The department is having state of art equipments such as four wheel Chassis dynamometer and FFT analyzer.

Mechanical Staff

                                                           Mechanical Engineering Teaching and Non Teaching Staff

 

BE Mechanical A 2017-18

BE Mechanical B 2017-18

BE Mechanical SW 2017-18

 

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    Mechanical Engineering-A & B Division

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Mechanical Engineering (Sandwich)