director@nitttrc.ac.in    (+91-44)2254 5405





Department of Mechanical Engineering




The Domain of Short Term Programmes

   
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
   
   
Industrial Automation
   
   
Tool Design
   
   
Material Science and Refrigeration
   
   
Air conditioning to the working professionals of an Automobile manufacturer
   
   
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.


The Domain of Long Term Programmes

   
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


Academic Activities

   
Organizing 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 the curriculum from time to time.
   
   
Developing instructional materials/media in the modern mechanical engineering areas for the 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 software.


Infrastructural Facilities

   
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 equipment 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.


Faculty


Dr. M. Senthil kumar, M.Tech, PhD., Associate Professor

Contact

call
   044 -2254 5418
email
    senthil@nitttrc.ac.in /
    senthilemerald@yahoo.com
   

QUALIFICATION

Degree Institution/University Specialization
B.E. Bharathidasan University Mechanical Engineering
M.Tech., National Institute of Technology(REC) Energy Engineering

SPECIALIZATION

   
Energy Engineering
   
Automobile Engineering Refrigeration & Air conditioning

RESEARCH INTERESTS

   
Non-conventional Energy Sources
   
Modern Trends in Automobile Technology
   
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
   
Industrial Automation and Mechatronics
   
Advances in Manufacturing Techniques
   
Computer-Aided Design
   
Computer-Aided Manufacturing
   
Curriculum Development for Mechanical & Allied Branches

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS

   
Involved in the teaching work as Course coordinator/resource person in the Short term courses
   
   
Involved in Curriculum Revision, Instructional Material Development and Media Development
   
   
Installed the renewable energy equipment like solar street lights, solar water heater and solar lighting systems for the benefit of the institute
   
   
Installed the equipment in the department for the effective running of the training courses
   
   
Visited all the Institute Extension Centers and involved the academic & administrative activities of those centers
   
   
Involved in the conferences, seminars, workshops, OTC Programmes, sports meet and served as a committee member in various capacities
   
   
Good liaison with other departments of NITTTR, Industries and other technical institutions for the development of the institute


No. of Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, Short term courses Attended : 10 Nos.


   
Role of Formal and Non-Formal Education in Environmental Sustainability " in the National Level Conference on Environmentally Conscious Design and Manufacturing-Issues and Challenges held at Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore on 23rd, 24th July 2004
   
   
" Ethics in Teaching Profession " in the one-day workshop of Ethics in Engineering held at Rajalaxmi Engineering College on 9th January 2004.


Dr. S. Somasundaram, M.E, Ph.D., Associate Professor & Head in-charge

Contact

call
    044 -2254 5413
email
    somu@nitttrc.ac.in
    som_sen@rediffmail.com
   


QUALIFICATION

Degree Institution/University Specialization
B.E. Bharathiyar University Mechanical Engineering
M.Tech. National Institute of Technology Manufacturing Technology
Ph.D. Anna University Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

SPECIALIZATION

   
Manufacturing Processes
   
Computer Aided Manufacturing
   
Mechatronics

RESEARCH INTERESTS

   
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

HOLDING ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

   
Officer-in-charge of Vehicle Maintenance
   
Officer-in-charge of Central Stores & Workshop

Research work, Paper published / presented in Conference / Seminar

   
‘Modelling and Optimisation of Super Abrasive Grinding of Alumina Ceramics’ International Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 2006.
   
   
‘An experimental investigation of super abrasive grinding of alumina ceramics using molybdenum disulfide as solid lubricant’- Journal of Manufacturing Technology Today,2008.
   
   
‘Modelling and Optimisation of Super Abrasive Grinding of Alumina Ceramics’, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Material Processing and Characterization, 2006, Anna University, Chennai.

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS

   
Involved in the teaching work as Course coordinator/resource person in the Short term courses
   
   
Involved in Curriculum Revision, Instructional Material Development and Media Development
   
   
Installed the renewable energy equipment like solar street lights, solar water heater and solar lighting systems for the benefit of the institute
   
   
Installed the equipment in the department for the effective running of the training courses
   
   
Visited all the Institute Extension Centers and involved the academic & administrative activities of those centers
   
   
Involved in the conferences, seminars, workshops, OTC Programmes, sports meet and served as a committee member in various capacities
   
   
Good liaison with other departments of NITTTR, Industries and other technical institutions for the development of the institute

No. of Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, Short term courses Attended : 10 Nos.

   
Role of Formal and Non-Formal Education in Environmental Sustainability " in the National Level Conference on Environmentally Conscious Design and Manufacturing-Issues and Challenges held at Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore on 23rd, 24th July 2004
   
   
" Ethics in Teaching Profession " in one-day workshop of Ethics in Engineering held at Rajalaxmi Engineering College on 9th January 2004