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The Department of Mechanical Engineering was started in the year 2004-2005 with an intake of 60 students and the same has been enhanced to 120 students by AICTE during academic year 2013-14. Mechanical Engineering is a discipline that use materials science, mathematics to design and applies principles of physics. Engineers use these core principles along with tools that aid in developing aircraft’s, industrial machinery and equipment’s, heating and cooling systems, etc. Mechanical Engineering Department is the most sought for its practical real-world oriented teaching practices. Mechanical Engineering department has laboratories at par to IIT’s and NIT’s of India and one ranked the best engineering colleges for Mechanical Engineering in Karnataka, India.

The department is recognized as a research center since 2014. The department has well-equipped laboratories for testing and conducting research in the field of impact energy absorption, alternate fuels and composite materials. The department has also set up unique test facilities such as Drop weight testing machine, Computerized wear testing machine, Ballistic impact test apparatus and Computerized multi-fuel test facility with the support of the management of Karnataka ReddyJana Sangha. These machines cater to the research requirements of R & D programs for the faculty and students.

The well experienced and dedicated faculty members are the backbone of this department. They are actively involved in nurturing the best of candidates in this emerging field of engineering. Also the placement record of the passed out students is reasonably satisfactory. Mechanical Engineering Department of Vemana Institute of Technology, Bengaluru is highly preferred choice for this domain by students opting for engineering courses.

Vision

To be recognized in the field of mechanical engineering education and research to produce competent engineers.

Mission

• To impart technical education through effective teaching-learning methods.

• To create research ambiance to face the current technological challenges for the benefit of society.

• To strengthen industry-institute interface for developing teamwork, internship and entrepreneur skills.

Name Dr. Vijayasimha Reddy B.G.
Designation Professor, Principal
Qualification M.E. Ph.D.
Name Dr. Lokesh G. Reddy
Designation Professor & Head
Qualification B.E.,M.E., Ph.D.
Name Dr. T. Yella Reddy
Designation Professor
Qualification M.E. Ph.D.
Name Prof. S. Mohan
Designation Professor Emeritus
Qualification M.Tech.
Name Mr. Aswathappa C.M.
Designation Associate Professor
Qualification M.S
Name Dr. B. Aparna
Designation Associate Professor
Qualification M.E, Ph.D
Name Mr. K. Jayanna
Designation Adjunct Faculty
Qualification M.Tech (ICE & GT)
Name Mr. C. N. Ashok Kumar
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.Tech, (Ph. D)
Name Ms. M. Sharadha
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.E
Name Mr. J. Subramanyam
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.Tech, (Ph. D)
Name Mr. Mujeeb Pasha
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.Tech, (Ph. D)
Name Ms. K.S. Meenalochani
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.Tech, (Ph.D)
Name Mr. R. Sreenath Reddy
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.Tech.
Name Mr. Hemanth Kumar P
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.E
Name Mr. Naveen Kumar R
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.E
Name Mr. Madhusudhan S. V.
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification M.Tech.
Name Mr. Kiran Kumar N.
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.Tech, (Ph.D)
Name Mr. Chethana K.Y.
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.Tech (Ph.D)
Name Mr. Rakesh B.G
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.Tech.
Name Mr. Rajesh S
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.Tech
Name Mr. S. Puneeth
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.Tech, (Ph.D)
Name Mr. Shashi kumar R
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.Tech
Name Mr. Tippeswamy M.S
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.Tech
Name Mr. Anup T.J
Designation Asst. Professor
Qualification M.Tech
Name Mr. Venkatesh. R
Designation Lab Instructor
Qualification Diploma
Name Mr. Chandra Kumar. K
Designation Lab Instructor
Qualification ITI
Name Mr. Anand Kumar
Designation Foreman
Qualification Diploma
Name Mr. Ashok Kumar R
Designation Foreman
Qualification Diploma
Name Mr. Lakshman Murthy B.N
Designation Lab Instructor
Qualification ITI
Name Mr. Premanand. M
Designation Foreman
Qualification Diploma
Name Mr. Chandrasekhar Hugar
Designation Lab Instructor
Qualification Diploma
Name Mr. Kiran Kumar Palled
Designation Lab Instructor
Qualification ITI
Name Mr. Jaikiran R
Designation Lab Instructor
Qualification Diploma

Energy Conversion Lab

Energy Conversion Lab

Fluid Machinery Lab

Fluid Machinery Lab

Machine Shop

Machine Shop

Heat Transfer Lab

Heat Transfer Lab

Computerized  Multi-Fuel Engine Test Rig

Computerized Multi-Fuel Engine Test Rig

Drop Weight Impact Test Facility

Drop Weight Impact Test Facility

Balliest Gas Gun Test Facility

Balliest Gas Gun Test Facility

Material Testing Lab

Material Testing Lab

Computer Wear Testing Facility

Computer Wear Testing Facility

A High velocity “Ballistic Impact Test Apparatus” indigenously designed, developed and commissioned by the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

“ISTE Student Chapter Activities was started by the Department on 28th February 2015"

The department has indigenously designed, developed and commissioned a “DROP WEIGHT IMPACT TEST MACHINE" for dynamic tests which is unique in the academic field.

8th Semester Class Toppers
SL. No USN NAME PERCENTAGE MARKS
1 1VI15ME033 KUMARA MANJUNATHA G S 92% 642
2 1VI15ME062 PRAJWAL R N 91% 634
3 1VI15ME085 SRINATH A 89.3% 625

6th Semester Class Toppers
SL. No USN NAME PERCENTAGE MARKS
1 1VI16ME042 NABIL AHMED 80% 638
2 1VI16ME040 MONISH J 79.4% 635
3 1VI16ME005 ASHWIN KALKUR M R 76% 609

4th Semester Class Toppers
SL. No USN NAME PERCENTAGE MARKS
1 1VI17ME003 AISHWARYA A C 85% 724
2 1VI17ME006 AMITH KUMAR A 82% 695
3 1VI17ME079 SANJAY M 82% 693

International/National Conference:

We are happy to inform you that, 4th National Conference on Recent Trends in Mechanical Engineering-2019 (RTME-19) has been successfully completed on 21st and 22nd June 2019 at our institute (Vemana Institute of Technology, Bangalore).

The inaugural function of the program was held on 21st June 2019. Dr. Lokesh G Reddy , Convener RTME-19 and HoD, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vemana IT welcomed the gathering for the function. Prof. S Mohan of Department of Mechanical Engineering gave the overview of RTME-19.

The chief guest for the function was Dr. K P J Reddy, Professor Emeritus, Aerospace Engineering, IISc, Bangalore

The inaugural program was followed by key note address by Dr. K P J Reddy, on “Fascinating of World of Shock Waves” followed by presidential address by Dr. Vijayasimha Reddy B G, Chairman RTME-19, Principal, Vemana IT. The inaugural program was concluded with vote of thanks by Dr. Aparna, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical, Vemana IT.

The conference covered the important areas of Mechanical Engineering viz., Thermal, Design, Material & Manufacturing and Sensors and Instrumentation. The National Conference attracted over 26 submissions. Through rigorous peer reviews 18 high quality papers were recommended by the committee. These 18 papers presented under 4 sessions. Each session had an invited talk by an eminent personality who has also the session chairman followed by paper presentation by the participants. It started with session on thermal which was chaired by Dr. J J Isaac, Professor, Aeronautical Engg., Park College of Engg. And Technology, Coimbatore and co-chaired by Dr. Aparna, Vemana IT, Bangalore. The invited talk for the session was given by Dr. J J Isaac, on “ Combustion Instability : A Major Challenging Aerospace Propulsion”. The second session was on design which was chaired by Dr. J R K Murthy, Professor, IISc, Bangalore, and co-chaired by Dr. T Yella Reddy, Dean R & D, Vemana IT. The invited talk for the session was given by Dr. J R K Murthy on “ FEA in Industrial Design”. The first day session was ended with technical talk Mr. Shanmuga Prasad, Syscon Instrument Private Limited on “Data Acquisition System”.

Second day first session was started with session on Material and Manufacturing. The invited talk for the session was given by Mr. Suresh P R, Associated VP, Sensera Industries on “Latest Manufacturing Trends in Auto and Aerospace Industries”. The session was chaired by Mr. Suresh P R, Associated VP, Sensera Industries and co-chaired by Prof. S Mohan, Vemana IT.

Second day second session started with invited talk by Mr. Rajesh D from Sansera on “Journey of Automation at Sansera for Automotive Applications”.

In this session a technical talk was given by Dr. Srinivasan, Professor Emeritus IISc, Bangalore on “ Powers Generation with CO2.

The session was ended with technical talk by “Mr. Raghupathy, Group Head, LPSC, ISRO, Bangalore on “ Latest Trends in Aerospace Components Welding Technology”.

Final session was on Sensors and Instrumentation which was chaired by Dr. M M Nayak, Emeritus Professor IISc, Bangalore and Co-chaired by Dr. A Ramachandran Vemana IT. The invited talk for the session was given by Dr. M M Nayak Emeritus Professor, IISc. Bangalore, on “Recent Trends in MEMS/NEMS Sensors for Instrumentation and Measurements”.

We are happy to inform you that, 3rd National conference on Recent Trends in Mechanical Engineering-2017 (RTME-17) has been successfully completed on 27th and 28th April 2017 at our institute (Vemana Institute of Technology, Bangalore).

The inaugural function of the program was held on 27th April 2017. Dr. Vijayasimha Reddy B.G., Chairman RTME-17 & Principal, Vemana IT welcomed the gathering for the function. Prof. S. Mohan of Department of Mechanical Engineering gave the overview of RTME-17. The chief guests for the function were Padma Bhushan Dr. B. N. SURESH President, Indian National Academy of Engineering, Delhi and Mr. Shashidhara H.N. Technical Expert, Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, GIZ, Bangalore. The inaugural program was followed by key note address by Padma Bhushan Dr. B. N. SURESH on “Mechanical Engineering Challenges for the 21st Century” followed by presidential address by Shri. H. N. Vijayaraghava Reddy, President, KRJS, Chairman Governing Council, Vemana IT. The inaugural program was conclude with vote of thanks by Lokesh G. Reddy Convener, RTME17.

The conference covered the important areas of Mechanical Engineering viz., Design, Materials, Manufacturing, Thermal sciences, Data acquisition & Instrumentation. There were 34 papers presented under 4 sessions. Each session had an invited talk by an eminent personality who was also the session chairman followed by paper presentations by the participants. It started with session on manufacturing which was chaired by Mr. V.D. Ragupathy, ISRO Bangalore and co-chaired by Prof. S. Mohan, VIT, Bangalore. The invited talk for the session was given by Mr. V.D. Ragupathy “Key Manufacturing Technologies for Aerospace Applications”. The second was on design which was chaired by Dr. A. Deb, Professor, IISc, Bangalore and co-chaired by Dr. T. Yella Reddy, Dean R & D, VIT. The invited talk for the session was given by Dr. A. Deb on “Recent trends in CAE-driven vehicle design for crashworthiness and occupant/pedestrian safety”. Second day first session started with session on Materials and Instrumentation which was chaired by S. Raviprakash, MD & CEO, Pyrodynamics and co-chaired by Dr. A. Ramachandran, Professor ECE, VIT. The invited talk for the session was given by Mr. S. Ravi Prakash on “Digital Image Correlation for non-contact full field deformation measurement of materials and components”. Final session was on thermal sciences & fluid mechanics was chaired by Mr. Shashi Shekar R., Group Head,Bi-propellant and Propellant Management Group, ISRO Bangalore and co-chaired by Mrs. Aparna, Prof. VIT. The invited talk for the session was given by Mr.Shashi Shekar .R on “Spacecraft Propulsion – Criticalities and Solutions”.

The conference was concluded with valedictory program on 28thApril evening.

Workshops:

Department of mechanical engineering has organized Vartual Lab workshop in association with NITK, Surathkal on 29th August 2019. Mr. Nishan B Shetty and Mr. Aquib A Nadaf have demonstrated on V-labs with hands on training. This workshop mainly focused experiments on Material testing lab, Fluid machinery lab, vibration experiments etc. Around 88 students and 13 faculties have attended.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organised project and poster exhibition “Vemana Techno Fest 2019” on 8/06/2019. Dr A C Bhaskar Naidu, former principal of BMS college of engineering and Dr. T. Yella Reddy, Dean R & D, Vemana I.T inaugurated the projection exhibition. This event highlighted the project work of final year students. It was an occasion where final year students could teach other pre-final students about the practical relevance of their projects. Wide spectrums of projects were presented covering different areas of Mechanical Engineering. Projects were on deformation studies of Impact energy absorbers, Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar , Digital Image Correlation, polymer & natural composites, fabrication of agricultural equipment, studies on bio-fuels, thermoelectric materials, besides other topics of Mechanical Engineering. A total of 22 projects got displayed from which 2 were selected for cash awards.

1. WORKSHOP TRAINING PROGRAM

From 03rd July 2017 to 27th Jul 2017

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a workshop training program in collaboration with Karnataka German Technical Training Institute for the students of mechanical engineering. The program was inaugurated by Sri. Ln. Er. MUNINAGAPPA, General Secretary, KRJS and Dr. T. Yella Reddy, Dean R&D, Vemana IT. The program was scheduled for 20 days for a total number of 160 hours. Around 30 students of mechanical engineering took benefit from this program. These students underwent training in Manufacturing Technology especially on CNC Turning Operation, CNC Milling Operation, and CATIA v5. Students were also trained on Pneumatics & Hydraulics under Industrial Automation.

2. Comprehensive Automobile Development Internship Program

From 27th July – 3rd August 2017

It’s an 8 days internship programme organized by Dept. of Mechanical engineering under the banner of ISTE and conducted by Ezenith educations Mumbai. The event was inaugurated by Dr. Vidyashankar.S, Member Executive Council, ISTE (HQ), Professor BIT, Bengaluru. More than 140 students from various different colleges in India have participated in the event, including 25 students from Vemana IT. Students took 20hrs of hands-on experience on engine assembling and disassembling. Various R & D experts educated students for more than 40hrs.

An intercollegiate student project and poster exhibition “Vemana Techno Fest 2018” was organised at Vemana Institute of Technology on 11/06/2018. Dr.A. C. Bhaskar Naidu, Former principal of BMS college of Engineering and Dr. Ranga, former principal of Vemana I.T, inaugurated the exhibition for Mechanical Engineering Department. This event highlighted the work the students had completed in their final year course. It was an occasion where final year students could teach other pre final students about the practical relevance of their projects. Wide spectrums of projects were presented covering different areas of Mechanical Engineering.

Projects were on deformation studies of Impact energy absorption, polymer matrix composites, natural composites, fabrication of agricultural equipment, non-conventional energy sources, automatic hand brake system, studies on bio-fuels, stress wave propagation, besides other topics of Mechanical Engineering. A total of 25 projects got displayed from which 3 were selected for cash awards.

MoU

The Memorandum of Understanding between “Syscon Instruments Private Limited and Vemana Institute of Technology, Bengaluru" was signed on 6th December 2017 by Mr. R Shanmuga Prasad, Vice President M/s Syscon Instruments Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru & Dr. Vijayasimha Reddy B G, Principal, Vemana IT. Dr. T Yella Reddy, Dean, R & D, Dr. Lokesh G Reddy, Head of Department were also present. The main objective of the MoU is the budding graduate from the institution could play a key role in technologies upgradation, innovation and competitiveness of an industry. Both parties believe that close co-operation between the two would be of major benefit to the student community to enhance their skills and knowledge.

They also discussed the topics to help the students and faculty in Curriculum Design, Industrial Training, Research and Development, Skill Development Programs, Guest Lectures, Faculty Development Program etc. M/S Syscon Instruments Private Limited is an organization constituted as a private limited company established in the year 1976. Syscon is engaged in Business of Manufacturing Sensors, Instrumentation, Embebbed Systems, Data Acquisition Systems, Special Purpose Machines, Development of Test Rigs, IoT devices, R & D services etc, for Automotive Component Manufacturers and other industries. The Syscon Instruments Private Limited also engaged in manufacturing facility in Bengaluru with marketing offices in Chennai, Delhi, Pune regions and has a team strength of around 200 employees

The Memorandum of Understanding between “KSHIPRA SIMULATION PVT LIMITED and Vemana Institute of Technology, Bangaluru" was signed on 13th September 2017 by Dr. K Kumar, Director, Kshipra Simulation Pvt. Ltd., Bangaluru & Dr. Vijayasimha Reddy B G, Principal, Vemana IT. Dr. T Yella Reddy, Dean, R & D, Dr. Lokesh G Reddy, Head of Department and Prof. S Mohan were also present, The main objective of the MoU is to provide the training on Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) to our engineering students in the areas of Finite Element Analysis.

The Memorandum of Understanding between “Karnataka German Technical Training Institute, Bengaluru (KGTTI) and Vemana Institute of Technology, Bangaluru" was signed on 6th January 2017 by Sri. T. Jayarama, Director, KGTTI, Bengalore & Sri. Ln. Er. Muninagappa, General Secretary, KRJS, in the presence of Sri. H.N. Vijaya Raghava Reddy, President, KRJS, Sri. Dr. T. Yella Reddy, Dean, R & D, Sri. Dr. Vijayasimha Reddy. B. G, Principal, Vemana Institute of Technology, Dept. heads & other staff. The main objective of the MoU is to provide the Skill development to our engineering students in the areas of Advanced Technology, Hands-on Training to enhance employment opportunities & a solid foundation for further studies.

Seminar/Lectures:

Department of Mechanical Engineering organized a guest lecture on “Tribological Aspects of Surface Engineered Materials” on 10.10.2019 for the benefit of faculty members and students of 7th semesters. The guest lecture was delivered by Dr. Anand Kumar Subramaniyan, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Jammu, J & K. He emphasized on concept and scope of surface engineering, surface modification, surface coating and also wear mechanism.

Department of Mechanical Engineering organized a guest lecture on “Automation and Industrial Robotics” on 18.09.2019 for the benefit of faculty members and students of 5th semesters. The Guest lecture was delivered by Mr. Linga Gopi, Application Engineer, Axis Global Automation Group of Companies, Bangalore. He emphasized on automation, objectives and need for automation in industries, industrial robotics and its advancement in various industrial applications. He also explained about various advances in robotics configurations.

Department of Mechanical Engineering organized a guest lecture on "Advances in Mechanical Measurements" on 04.09.2019 for the benefit of faculty members and students of 5th & 7th semesters. 140 students were attended this session. The guest lecture was delivered by K. Niranjan Reddy, Scientist E & GH, CMTI, Bangalore. He emphasized on geometric dimensioning, tolerance and gave a brief idea about fundamentals of the measurements. He also explained about various advances in the mechanical measurements.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on "CLEAN TECHNOLOGY" on 06-03-2019 at 2:00 pm for the benefit of faculty members of Vemana IT. The Guest lecture was delivered by Mr. K P Murthy, a Consultant in Engineering Education, skill development, industry institute relationship and founder of Clean technology club, Vice Chairman, Governing Council, Bamboo Society of India.
He covers all areas of developing new technology which has less carbon footprints. He mainly focused on using bamboo for construction, water purification, as reinforcement and etc. Mr. K P Murthy emphasized on thinking out of the box and deliverer the products which actually makes lot of difference to society and environment.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on “INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS” on 20-02-2019 for the benefit of students of VI, VIII semester and faculty members of Mechanical department. The guest lecture was delivered by Mr. Gopinath A. S., Partner, K & S Partners, Bangalore. He covered all the areas of IP rights including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright, geographical indications, trade secrets and related matters. He discussed about the nature and extent of available IP protection, searches, assisting in registration of IP rights in the Indian Intellectual Property offices. He also discussed about post registration aspects for enforcement of IP rights through civil and criminal proceedings.

A guest lecture on “Lean manufacturing” was organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering on 9th May 2018. The guest lecture was delivered by Mr. Sundaresh Nagaraja Roa, President, Tall man global LLP, Bengaluru. He enlightened the students about the importance of lean manufacturing to reduce all types of wastes in industries. He emphasized on the concepts of Kaizen, 5S, Economic Production Quantity (EPQ) models etc. Around 80 students participated in this guest lecture and took the benefit of it. Mr. Sundaresh Nagaraja Roa expressed his thanks to the department for giving him this opportunity to interact with students.

A technical talk on “Importance of energy auditing and energy management” was organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering on 11th April 2018. Prof. J Subramanyam, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Vemana I T, Bengaluru delivered the lecture to around 81 students were benefited by this lecture.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on “Fatigue analysis in the frequency domain using artificial neural network” on 11.04.2018 for the benefit of faculty members and students of 6th semester. 80 students took benefit of this session. The Guest lecture was delivered by Mr. Shashidhar Ramachandra who is a Ph.D. scholar, Oxford Brookes University, UK. He started with the basics of fatigue analysis and explained various approaches in fatigue analysis. He explained the rainflow counting method and its use in his Ph.D. work. He gave a brief idea about artificial neural network(ANN) and its importance,later he emphasized on his work on ANN and showed various results he has obtained in the course of his PhD work.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on “doHow® game” on 27.03.2018 for the benefit of faculty members and students of 6th semester. 80 students took benefit of this session. The Guest lecture was delivered by Mr. Dinakar Murthy Krishna who is a doHow Coach and Managing Partner in Samuthána Consultancoaching LLP, Bangalore. He explained about the game that he has developed to analyze the effectiveness of an individual and as a team. He assessed the students and gave tips for the students to improve their performance. He concluded that effectiveness comes in the team work with different ideas grouping together of each individual. He also emphasized on multi tasking and its effectiveness with a small activity

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on “An Approach to Energy Audit and Management” on 15.11.2017 for the benefit of faculty members and students of 5th and 7th semesters. Around 150 students took benefit of this session. The Guest lecture was delivered by B.VENKATA SUBBAIAH who is a Deputy Director in Power Systems Training Institute, Bangalore. He has emphasized on Energy management, objectives of energy management, need for energy audit, types of energy audit and approach, detailed energy audits, the outcome of pre-audit phase, understanding energy costs, industrial benchmarking programs, energy performance, instruments and metering for energy audit.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on “Bearing Design for special purpose application: X-ray tubes” on 25th Oct 2017 for the benefit of students of 3rd and 5th semester and faculty members. Around 150 students took benefit of this session. The guest lecture was delivered by Dr. Manoj Mahala who is a senior engineer in GE Healthcare, Bangalore. He emphasized on types of bearings used in machine components, turbines and in health care applications with their advantages. He discussed types of bearings, anti-friction bearings and gave a detailed explanation about the journal bearing with its applications in healthcare.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a technical talk on “Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerance” on 11th Oct 2017. Around 80 students of 3rd semester took the benefit of this session. The technical talk was given by Prof. C M Aswathappa, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Vemana I T. He emphasized on limits, fits and tolerances used in industrial applications and differentiation of precision and accuracy.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on “ADVANCED BEARINGS AND ROTOR DYNAMICS” on 20.09.2017 for the benefit of faculty members and students of 7th and 5th semesters. The Guest lecture was delivered by Sadanand S Kulkarni who is a Sr. Scientist in propulsion division of CSIR-NAL, Bangalore. He has emphasized on different types of bearings, working of various bearings its advantages and disadvantages with their various applications. He showed several videos of various tests conducted with the test rig in NAL. He even briefed about rotor dynamics.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on “Advanced learning in computational fluid dynamics” on 6th Sept 2017 for the benefit of faculty members and students of 8th semester. 76 students took benefit of this session. The Guest lecture was delivered by Mr. Raghu J N who is a CFD lead in Marutee Design and Engineering, Bangalore.

A Guest lecture was organized on 5th May 2017 in our institution. The speaker was Dr. N. K. Gupta, from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD). He was shown around the department and research activities were explained to him briefly and discussions about further progress of research area. The topic of the lecture was “Plasto Mechanics of Large Deformation Under Impact Loading”. The lecture was attended by the faculties and all first year students of Vemana IT. He emphasized on the importance of energy absorbers and it scope in the area of impact engineering and as an interdisciplinary activity.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vemana Institute of Technology has organized a technical session on “Advanced Automotive Technical Education” in association with RACEDynamics India Pvt. Ltd., on 19.04.2017. The program was inaugurated by Sri. Ln. Muningappa, secretary KRJS. This technical session was attended by students and faculty of Vemana IT. The team has emphasized on Engine Calibration, Demonstration on Vehicle Chassis Dynamometer, Motor Sport Cutting Edge Technology, Modern Automotive Electronics and Control and its vital role in the domain. They also gave hands-on experience with respect to diesel/petrol engine calibration and emission standards. The session ended with interaction with students on basic automotive science.

A technical talk on “Importance of energy auditing and energy management” was organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering on 5th April 2017. Prof. J Subramanyam, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Vemana I T, Bengaluru delivered the lecture to around 70 students from VI semester were benefited by this lecture.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a Demonstration on "Explosives" on 2nd March 2017 for VIII semester students. Demonstration was given by Mr. Adeep S, UG Scholar, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Vemana I T. He explained about movement of electron and ion transfer in explosive materials. He also emphasized on chemical kinetics of explosive material with supporting pictures and videos.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on “Fracture Mechanics” on 17th Feb 2017 for the benefit of faculty members and students of 8th semester. Around 80 students took benefit of this session. The Guest lecture was delivered by Prof. K R Y Simha, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru. He emphasized on importance of Fracture Mechanics and its future scope. He discussed about Griffith’s Criteria, Irvin’s modification, stress intensity factor, fracture toughness test, Behavior of an elliptical crack and crack propagation in it.

A Guest lecture on “Challenges In Cryogenic Rocket Technology” was organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering on 16th Feb. 2017. Padma shri V. Gnana Gandhi, Associate Director (Retd) – ISRO, Bengaluru, delivered the lecture to VI and VIII semester students and faculties. He has emphasized on solid propellants, liquid propellants, solid cryogenics and liquid cryogenics. He discussed about the efforts he made and number of failures he had undergone before developing the technology. He also discussed about his efforts about the technology acquisition from Russia.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on “Polymer Nano-composites” on 12th Dec. 2016 for III and V semester students. Around 130 students were present for the guest lecture. Dr. Arthur Wilkinson, Senior Lecturer, The University of Manchester, UK delivered the lecture to students and faculties. The session was very interactive and lively where students were enlightened on advanced concepts and current trends in polymer Nano-composites.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a technical talk on “Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerance” on 18th Oct. 2016. Around 80 students of 4th semester took the benefit of this session. The technical talk was given by Prof. C M Aswathappa, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Vemana I T. He emphasized on limits, fits and tolerances used in industrial applications and differentiation of precision and accuracy.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on “Wankel Engine” on 29th Sept. 2016 for the benefit of faculty members and students of V and VII semesters. The guest lecture was delivered by K. Manic Kavasagam Pillai, Principal Scientist, Propulsion division, NAL, Bengaluru. He has emphasized on working principles of Wankel engine, design of various components of the engine and manufacturing of the engines.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on “Self Reliance Missiles and Mavs to Cyborgs” on 19th Sept. 2016. Dr. V.J. Sundaram Major Gen. (Rtd.) Advisor, Micro & Nano Systems, National Design and Research Forum delivered the lecture for V sem students and faculty members.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on “Propulsion Concepts and Applications” on 31st Aug. 2016 for the benefit of faculty members and students of III, V and VII semesters.The guest lecture was delivered by Mr. B K Venkataramu, Scientist, Satish Dawan Centre- ISRO, Bengaluru. He has emphasized on the importance of propulsion concepts, different types of propulsions & working and their applications.

A technical talk on “Energy efficiency & environment” was organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering on 6th Apr 2016. Prof.J.Subramanyam, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Vemana I T, Bengaluru delivered the lecture to students of VI semester. He explained the importance of energy saving in day to day life in order attain energy efficiency.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on"Aerospace Materials And Manufacturing Processes" on 2nd April 2016 for the benefit of IV, VI and VII. The lecture was delivered by Dr. T Ram Prabhu, Assistant Director, DRDO, Bengaluru. He emphasized on the importance of SMA, one way SMA effect, Two way SMA effect, pseudo elasticity, conversion from martensite to austenite then austenite phase to martensite.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on “A Right for Fluid Flow” on 9th March 2016 for IV, VI and VIII semester student. Dr. O N Ramesh, Professor, IISC, Bengaluru, delivered the lecture to the faculty members and students. He explained the importance of experimental fluid mechanics, mach number, wind tunnel simulation of flow, separated flow, force balance of air craft, CFD, drag force, fluidity of the fluid, kinematics- Reversibility and Irreversibility, vortex flow etc.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a guest lecture on“An over view on Bosch Production Systems (BPS)” on 14th Oct. 2015 for V semester students. Mr. C.M. Aswathappa, Deputy General Manager H.R. BOSCH India Ltd. delivered the lecture to the students and faculties. The session was very interactive and he emphasized on present manufacturing technique (BPS) adopted in Bosch India Ltd. He also explained about lean manufacturing and its impact on productivity.

A technical talk was organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering on “Thin Film Based Sensors and MEMS Development and Applications” for VII semester students and Faculty members. The talk was organized on 18th Sep. 2015 given by Prof. K Rajanna, Dept. of Instrumentation and Applied Science, IISc, Bengaluru. He elaborated the importance micro-electromechanical system in today’s technology. He also discussed about the physical dimension of a MEMS that ranges from several millimeters to less than one micrometer.

A Guest lecture on "Manufacture and Performance of Carbon Filament Based Composite Structures” was organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering on 4th Sep. 2015. Dr. P. Prasad and Dr. R Kennon, Manchester University, England, delivered the lecture to VII semester students. He discussed about applications and need for carbon filament based composites and its manufacturing techniques.

Internship

Department of Mechanical Engineering has taken initiative in sending final year students to various companies such as TVS Motors Company, Bharath Earth Movers Limited, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Green Bay Tech Private Limited, Honda Motorcycle & Scooters India Private Limited, Centre for Development of Telematics, Sansera Engineering Private Limited, Bosch Limited. Students have benefited by the internship programs in bridging the curricular gap. The details of the above mentioned internship programs is given in the below table.

Sl. No Company Name No.of Students Semester Date Duration
1 TVS Motors Company, Hosur, Tamil Nadu. 01 VI 26th July 2017 to 14th Aug 2017 20 Days
2 Bharath Earth Movers Limited, Bengaluru. 01 VII 10th Jan 2018 to 23rd Jan 2018 14 Days
3 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bengaluru. 01 VII 13th Jan 2018 to 28th Jan 2018 16 Days
4 Bharath Earth Movers Limited, Bengaluru. 02 VII 08th Jan 2018 to 28th Jan 2018 21 Days
5 Green Bay Tech private Limited, Hosur, Tamil Nadu 01 V 04th Jan 2018 to 29th Jan 2018 26 Days
6 Honda Motorcycle & Scooters India Private Limited, Mumbai. 02 VII 15th Jan 2018 to 30th Jan 2018 15 Days
7 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bengaluru. 04 V 05th Jan 2018 to 01st Feb 2018 27 Days
8 Centre for Development of Telematics, Bengaluru. 02 V 05th Jan 2018 to 02nd Feb 2018 28 Days
9 Sansera Engineering Private Limited, Bengaluru. 08 VII 18th Jan 2018 to 02nd Feb 2018 15 Days
10 Bosch Limited, Bengaluru 01 VII 06th Jan 2018 to 06th Feb 2018 26 Days
11 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bengaluru. 02 VII 29th Jan 2018 to 08th Feb 2018 11 Days
12 Bosch Limited, Bengaluru 09 VII 10th Jan 2018 to 10th Feb 2018 31 Days

Department of mechanical engineering has taken initiative in sending the final year (23 students) and pre final year (64 students) during July-2018 and January-2019 students to various industries such as Honda Motors and Scooters Pvt. Ltd., Bharath Earth Movers Limited, Bosch Ltd, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Sansera Engineering Pvt. Ltd., Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL) etc. for one month internship during semester holidays as per the guidelines of VTU. All 87 students have successfully completed the internship and have got benefited by the same.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a workshop training program in collaboration with Karnataka German Technical Training Institute for the students of mechanical engineering during 1st July 2018 to 30th July 2018. The program was scheduled for 1 month. Around 20 students of mechanical engineering took benefit from this program. These students underwent training in Manufacturing Technology especially on CNC Turning Operation, CNC Milling Operation, and CATIA v5. Students were also trained on Pneumatics & Hydraulics under Industrial Automation.

An internship program was organized by the Mechanical Engineering Department, Vemana Institute of Technology from 24th May 2018 to 31st July 2018 (120 Hrs) for 3rd year students. The internship program was headed by Dr. K. Kumar, Managing Director, Kshipra Simulations Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a three day training on“Heating Ventilation & Air-conditioning” on 6th to 8th Apr 2018 for the benefit of students of IV, VI & VIII semester.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a two day training on “Composites lay-up & Hyperworks Analysis” on 21st & 28th Mar 2018 for the benefit of faculties. The training was given by Mr. Rokesh Laishram, IISc, Bengaluru.

It’s an 8 days internship programme organized by Dept. of Mechanical engineering in collaboration with Ezenith Educations Mumbai during 22nd to 29th Jan 2018. Many students from different colleges in India have participated in the event, including 20 students from Vemana IT. Students took 20hrs of hands-on experience on engine assembling and disassembling. Various R & D experts educated students for more than 40hrs.

It’s an 8 days internship programme organized by Dept. of Mechanical engineering under the banner of ISTE and conducted by Ezenith educations Mumbai from 27th July 2017 to 03rd August 2017. The event was inaugurated by Dr. Vidyashankar.S, Member Executive Council, ISTE (HQ), Professor BIT, Bengaluru. More than 140 students from various different colleges in India have participated in the event, including 28 students from Vemana IT. Students took 20hrs of hands-on experience on engine assembling and disassembling. Various R & D experts educated students for more than 40 hrs.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a workshop training program from 03.07.2017 to 27.07.2017 in collaboration with Karnataka German Technical Training Institute for the students of mechanical engineering. The program was inaugurated by Sri. Ln. Er. MUNINAGAPPA, General Secretary, KRJS and Dr. T. Yella Reddy, Dean R&D, Vemana IT. The program was scheduled for 20 days for a total number of 160 hours. Around 30 students of mechanical engineering took benefit from this program. These students underwent training in Manufacturing Technology especially on CNC Turning Operation, CNC Milling Operation, and CATIA v5. Students were also trained on Pneumatics & Hydraulics under Industrial Automation.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vemana Institute of Technology has organized a technical session on “Advanced Automotive Technical Education” in association with RACEDynamics India Pvt. Ltd., on 19.04.2017. The program was inaugurated by Sri. Ln. Muninagappa, secretary KRJS. This technical session was attended by students and faculty of Vemana IT. The team has emphasized on Engine Calibration, Demonstration on Vehicle Chassis Dynamometer, Motor Sport Cutting Edge Technology, Modern Automotive Electronics and Control and its vital role in the domain. They also gave hands-on experience with respect to diesel/petrol engine calibration and emission standards. The session ended with interaction with students on basic automotive science.

Industrail Visit

Department of Mechanical Engineering was organized an industrial visit for fifth semester A and B section students on 24th & 25th October 2019. Students along with faculty visited M/s. Bharat Earth Movers Limited, Bangalore Complex, Suranjandas Road, New Thippasandra (P), Bengaluru - 560 075. The main objective behind the visit was to make students aware about various activities related process involved for preparation of metro and Indian railway coaches.

We were guided by Mr. Frankelin Xavier F. and team about orientation of industry and safety instruction. We took almost 3 hours to see complete set up of the industry which was followed by questions of students.

Department of Mechanical Engineering organized an industrial visit for 3rd semester students on 28th August 2019. Students along with two faculty visited M/s Hindustan Aeronautical Limited, Bengaluru. The main objective behind the visit was to make students aware about various activities related process involved for preparation of moulds and various defects in castings.

Department of Mechanical Engineering organized an industrial visit for 5th students on 28th August 2019. Students along with two faculty visited M/s. Ace Designers Limited, Foundry division, Thyamagondlu Road, Minnapura, Nelamangala Taluk, Bengaluru Rural - 562132. The main objective behind the visit was to make students aware about various activities related process involved for preparation of moulds and various defects in castings.
We were guided by Mr. Somashekar and team about orientation of industry and safety instruction. We took almost an hour to see complete set up of the industry which was followed by questions of students.

Department of Mechanical Engineering organized an industrial visit to Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited, Bidadi Industrial Area, Ramanagara, Bengaluru Rural on 07th August 2019 for fifth semester students along with 2 faculty. The main objective of the visit was to create awareness in the students about activities related to industrial automation and assembly of automobiles.

We visited plant II of Toyota Kirloskar, guided by Mr. D. Gopinath. Plant II involves the manufacturing processes i.e, sheet metal, welding, painting and also the assembly line of ETIOS and LIVA. Students have gained knowledge of recent technology in manufacturing processes.

Department of Mechanical Engineering was organized an industrial visit to TVS motor company, on 23rd and 24th of April 2019 for 2nd year students. 109 students of 4th semester were visited the TVS plant. Students got the exposure on latest industrial developments on machining (3 & 5 axis CNC machines), fabrication, painting and on engine assembly (TVS Star, TVS Victor, TVS Apache G310R etc.). They also visited the inspection site of various bikes. After the visit, students expressed their gratitude to the Head of the Department, Dr. Lokesh G Reddy, Prof. Ashwathappa & Prof. Naveen Kumar R for organizing the visit to TVS Company.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a visit to “Hindustan Aeronautical Limited” (Foundry & Forge Division) Bangalore on 24th of November 2018. Students of 3rd ‘B’ section were taken for the visit along with two faculties. Students got the exposure on latest industrial developments on Castings, Forgings, Rolled Rings, Shape Memory Alloy. After the visit, students expressed their gratitude to the Head of Department, Dr. Lokesh G Reddy, Prof. Mohan S and Prof. Naveen Kumar R for organizing the visit to Hindustan Aeronautical Limited” (Foundry & Forge Division).

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a visit to “Ace designers Pvt. Limited” Bangalore on 14th of November 2018. Students of 3rd ‘A’ section were taken for the visit along with two faculties. Students got the exposure on latest CNC Lathes, Vertical & Horizontal Machining centers, CNC & Hydraulic Grinding Machines, High precision automation accessories for machine tools.

To emphasis more on practical aspects and to strengthen the practical knowledge to 5th semester students, an industrial visit was organized on 26th and 27th September of 2018 to Propulsion Division of National Aerospace Laboratories, Bengaluru. This industrial visit was arranged for better understanding of theoretical concepts of turbomachinery, the subject which they are studying for the current semester. Scientists of NAL showed various testing facilities i.e, wind tunnel, acoustic test, small gas turbine combustor, transonic cascade tunnel, axial flow compressor test rig. In the wind tunnel, it was explained how different component sub assemblies of missiles are tested to verify the adequacy of requirements for the launching. Students were explained the need for acoustic testing to withstand the specified level for subsystems in the reverberation chamber. The distribution pattern of sound inside the chamber with acoustic horns to simulate different levels which the subassemblies will experience during the launch was demonstrated.

The schematic of the combustion chamber of the gas turbine with different subassemblies and also the flow distribution of flue gases during combustion has been explained.

With this visit, the students had an exposure on various facilities and the need for these facilities for better understanding of theoretical aspects.

An industrial visit was organized by the Mechanical Engineering Department, Vemana Institute of Technology on 2nd May 2018 for 3rd year students. 50 students of 6thsemester A section accompanied by two faculty members visited the TVS Motor Company Limited, Hosur, Tamilnadu. Students got the exposure on latest industrial developments on machining (3 & 5 axis CNC machines), fabrication, painting and engine assembly (TVS Star, TVS Victor, TVS Apache G310R etc.). They also visited the inspection site of various bikes. After the visit, students expressed their gratitude to the departmental head Prof. Lokesh G. Reddy, Prof. Ashwathappa & Naveen Kumar R for organizing the visit to TVS Company.

Department of Mechanical Engineering as organised an industrial visit for 2nd year students. 40 students of 4th semester A section accompanied by two faculty members Prof. Rajesh S. and Prof Purushotham Nayaka D.S, on 24th April 2018 visited ACE Designers Limited Bangalore. Students got the exposure on manufacturing of different types of CNC turning centers, advanced measuring systems and the operations performed on it.They also visited the assembly section of CNC machines.

On 2nd April 2018 mechanical department organized an industrial visit for sixth semester students to Festo India Pvt. Ltd. Around 28 students participated in this visit where studentslearned about modern automation tools, design of pneumatic drives etc. This enriched the knowledge of students.

Department of Mechanical Engineering organized an Industial tour to final year students from 26th to 30th of March 2018.

On 26th of March, 57 students of final year accompained by 3 faculty members Prof. Hemanth kumar P, Prof. Naveen Kumar R and Mr. Anand Kumar of Mechanical Engineering Dept. visited Tungabhadra Dam.

Tungabhadra dam build across the rivers of thunga and bhadra, the dam is near the town of Hospet in Karnataka. The dam creates the biggest reservoir on the Tungabhadra River with 101 tmcft of gross storage capacity at full reservoir level (FRL) 498 m MSL, and a water spread area of 378 square kilometres. The dam is 49.39 meters high above its deepest foundation. The left canals emanating from the reservoir supplies water for irrigation entirely in Karnataka state.

An industrial visit to Bosch Packaging Technology, Verna, Goa was organized from the department of mechanical engineering on 28th March - 2018. Around 57 students of final year and 2 faculty of Vemana IT got an opportunity to explore the industrial design and application of pneumatics in packaging industries.

An industrial visit was organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vemana Institute of Technology, on 27th March 2018 for 8th Semester students (57) accompanied by 2 faculty members to Supa dam and its power house, Dandeli, Karnataka. Students got the exposure about various activities related to renewable energy source available to generate electricity. An overview of the company was delivered by the heads of plant and also visit was guided by one of the representative. After visiting the different departments, a discussion session was conducted for better understanding.

India Manufacturing Show intends to be the catalyst to aculeate the manufacturing sector by bringing together the best talent, the best technologies and the best minds from across the globe while providing excellent learning opportunities for all the students.

Technical visit to India Manufacturing Show exhibition was organized by the Mechanical Engineering Department, Vemana Institute of Technology on 30th& 31th October 2017 for the 3rd year students. Around 90 students of 5th semester were attended and got exposure of many industrial latest work such as 3D Printing machine, Gear drives, Pumps, Cutting tools and etc. Our college faculties Ashok Kumar C N, Mujeeb Pasha, Rakesh.B.G, Thippeswamy.M.S & PurushothamNayak were exhibited demo on research work on Gas gun for Ballastica pplications & Drop Weihgt Impact Machine.Afterthe visit,students expressed their gratitude to the departmental head Prof. Lokesh.G Reddy& Prof. Ashwathappa for organizing the visit to IMS-2017.

On 20th and 27th of September – 2017 mechanical department was organized an industrial visit to third semester A and B section to ACE DESIGNERS PVT LTD, where students were learned about modern foundary practices, melting of pig iron, making moulds, pouring of molten metal to the cavity and testing of moulds in a laboratory etc. This will enriched the knowledge of students.

On 31st March - 2017 around 55 students of VI semester visited Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd. and Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts, Industrial Area, Bidadi. Students were given more knowledge about Toyota production system (TPS), Just in Time (JIT) production, Produce to Demand Policy and Kanban System adopted in both the plants.

An industrial visit was organized by the Mechanical Engineering Department, Vemana Institute of Technology on 28th March 2018 for 3rd year students. 50 students of 6 th semester a section accompanied by two faculty members visited the TVS Motor Company Limited, Hosur, and Tamil Nadu. Students got the exposure on latest industrial developments on machining (3 & 5 axis CNC machines), fabrication, painting and engine assembly (TVS Star, TVS Victor, TVS Apache G310R etc.). They also visited the inspection site of various bikes. After the visit, students expressed their gratitude to the departmental head Prof. Lokesh G. Reddy, Prof. Ashwathappa & Naveen Kumar R for organizing the visit to TVS Company.

An industrial visit to Bosch Packaging Technology, Verna, Goa was organized from the department of mechanical engineering on 25th March 2017. Around 80 students of final year and 3 faculties of Vemana IT got an opportunity to explore the industrial design and application of pneumatics in packaging industries.

An industrial visit to Varahi Underground Power House, Hosangadi, Udupi District, Karnatakawas organized from the department of mechanical engineering on 24th march 2017. Around 78 students of final year students were taken for the industrial visit to where students were given more exposure on hydroelectric power generation.

An industrial visit to Bosch Ltd., Bidadi plant was organised from the department of mechanical engineering on 23 rd February 2017. Around 50 students of sixth semester and faculties of Vemana IT got an opportunity to explore the manufacturing facility of Bosch which will manufacture products for the Diesel Systems.

On 31st January and 1st February 2017 Visited to the Bengaluru international exhibition “IMTEX-2017” was organized by the dept. of mechanical engineering. Around 35 students of sixth semester attended the exhibition where they saw modern machining process and tools. They even saw robot demonstration by Siemens.

An industrial visit to Sansera Engineering was organised on 28th Sept 2016, around 48 students of Vth semester along with faculties of Vemana IT, visited the plant situated in Bommsandra industrial area, Bengaluru.

An industrial visit to Karachi Underground Power House, Hosangadi, Udupi District, Karnataka was organized by the department of mechanical engineering on 5th May 2016. Around 38 students of final year students were taken for the industrial visit to where students were given more exposure on hydroelectric power generation.

An industrial visit was organized by the Mechanical Engineering Department, Vemana Institute of Technology on 29th April 2016 to Autoliv India Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru for sixth semester students. Around 49 students accompanied by 2 faculties visited the plant. Students were enlightened about developing, manufacturing and marketing of protective systems, such as airbags, seatbelts, and steering wheels.

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