About the Department

Mechatronics Engineering Department was established with an intake of 60 students in the year 2013 with well-educated and trained Mechatronics Engineers. Mechatronics Engineering can be defined as synergistic combination of Mechanical, Electronics, Control Engineering and Computer Engineering integrated horizontally and vertically through the design processes and manufacturing.

The Strength of the Mechatronics Engineering Program stems from three principles:

Curriculum: We provide our students with innovative and outstanding curriculum that meets the International Standards of quality in education. The Mechatronics Engineering Department is committed to the continuous improvement of curriculum to satisfy the needs of its stakeholders.

Faculty: Our department possesses distinguished faculty members from diverse professional and academic areas who earned their degrees from prestigious universities.

Facilities: The Department is well equipped with necessary furniture and state-of-art equipment to provide our students and faculty members with an appropriate educational environment. The Department encompasses blended learning (e-Learning) classrooms, well equipped laboratory and computing resources.

  • VISION

    To develop competent Mechatronics Engineers by imparting quality education in industrial automation with a focus on employability, research capability, entrepreneurship and human values.

  • MISSION

    DM 1: To adopt transforming teaching-learning strategies in the field of Mechatronics Engineering by providing innovative and valuebased education with relevant industrial exposure in basic domain and interdisciplinary areas.

    DM 2: To nurture entrepreneurial skills with social and ethical values and develop the students for life-long learning to achieve professional excellence.

    DM 3:To provide the facilities for implementation of automation techniques in realistic environment to meet the needs of industry and society.

From The HOD’S Desk

Dr. R. Sivakumar Head of the Department

The Department commenced its academic journey in the year 2013, and built up ambience and infrastructural facilities for effective academic and research activities over the period. Our students have excelled in curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Mechatronics major combines the areas of Mechanical, Electronics, Computer Systems and Software Engineering to equip students with requisite skills in Robotics and Automation.

Mechatronics Engineering programme is whole tailored towards molding competent engineers that would oversee the design, manufacture and optimization of products that serve humanity, keeping firmly in mind the urgent sustainable technological need of a developing nation and the global community at large.

Program Outcomes (POs)
  • PO 1 : Engineering knowledge : Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • PO 2 : Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  • PO3 : Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations
  • PO 4 : Conduct investigations of complex problems : Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • PO 5 : 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.
  • PO 6 : The Engineer and Society : Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  • PO 7 : Environment and Sustainability : Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • PO 8 : Ethics : Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • PO 9 : Individual and Team work : Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • PO 10 : 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.
  • PO 11 :  Project management and Finance : Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • PO 12 : 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.
Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
  • PSO1: To apply the fundamental concepts of basic sciences, general engineering, Mechatronics and allied specialisation along with modern tools to find solutions to complex problems associated with industrial automation considering health, safety and environmental aspects.
  • PSO2: To understand and demonstrate the knowledge acquired in Mechatronics engineering to develop useful products for the benefits of industry and society with a commitment to professional ethics and norms of engineering practices.
  • PSO3: To function as a competent professional with an ability to communicate, develop team spirit, possess managerial skills and persist with life-long learning.
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
  • PEO1: The graduates will be able to apply Mechatronics systems and components to promoteautomation based on needs of industry and society.
  • PEO2: The graduates will be able to pursue higher studies with a specific interest towards research and innovation in Mechatronics and allied areas.
  • PEO3: The graduates will be able to nurture ethical values and generate employment for the social and economic development.
Course Outcomes - Regulation 2017

SEMESTER – III

MA8353-TRANSFORMS AND PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

  • CO1: Understand how to solve the given standard partial differential equations.
  • CO2: Solve differential equations using Fourier series analysis which plays a vital role in engineering applications.
  • CO3: Appreciate the physical significance of Fourier series techniques in solving one and two dimensional heat flow problems and one dimensional wave equations.
  • CO4: Understand the mathematical principles on transforms and partial differential equations would provide them the ability to formulate and solve some of the physical problems of engineering.
  • CO5: Use the effective mathematical tools for the solutions of partial differential equations by using Z transform techniques for discrete time systems.

CE8395-STRENGTH OF MATERIALS FOR MECHANICAL ENGINEERS

  • CO1: Understand the concepts of stress and strain in simple and compound bars, the importance of principal stresses and principal planes.
  • CO2: Understand the load transferring mechanism in beams and stress distribution due to shearing force and bending moment.
  • CO3: Apply basic equation of simple torsion in designing of shafts and helical spring.
  • CO4: Calculate the slope and deflection in beams using different methods.
  • CO5: Analyze and design thin and thick shells for the applied internal and external pressures.

CE8394-FLUID MECHANICS AND MACHINERY

  • CO1: Apply mathematical knowledge to predict the properties and characteristics of a fluid.
  • CO2: Can analyse and calculate major and minor losses associated with pipe flow in piping networks.
  • CO3: Can mathematically predict the nature of physical quantities.
  • CO4: Can critically analyse the performance of pumps.
  • CO5: Can critically analyse the performance of turbines.

MT8301-ELECTRICAL MACHINES AND DRIVES

  • CO1: Get the basic knowledge about the Electric circuits and transformers.
  • CO2: Understand the various types of electrical motors.
  • CO3: Know about speed control and starting methods DC and induction motors.
  • CO4: Understand about various types of electrical drives.
  • CO5: Get exposure with solid state drives.

MT8302-ANALOG DEVICES AND CIRCUITS

  • CO1: Able to explain the human body electro- physiological parameters and recording of bio-potentials.
  • CO2: Able to Comprehend the non-electrical physiological parameters and their measurement – body temperature, blood pressure, pulse, blood cell count, blood flow meter etc.
  • CO3: Interpret the various assist devices used in the hospitals viz. pacemakers, defibrillators, dialyzers and ventilators.
  • CO4: Comprehend physical medicine methods eg. ultrasonic, shortwave, microwave surgical diathermies , and bio-telemetry principles and methods.
  • CO5: Explain recent trends in medical instrumentation.

SEMESTER – IV

MA8452-STATISTICS AND NUMERICAL METHODS

  • CO1: Apply the concept of testing of hypothesis for small and large samples in real life problems.
  • CO2: Apply the basic concepts of classifications of design of experiments in the field of agriculture.
  • CO3: Apply numerical methods to find our solution of algebraic equations using different methods under different conditions and numerical solution of system of algebraic equations.
  • CO4: Appreciate the numerical techniques of interpolation in various intervals and apply the numerical techniques of differentiation and integration for engineering problems.
  • CO5: Understand the knowledge of various techniques and methods for solving first and second order ordinary differential equations with initial and boundary conditions.

ME8392-MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

  • CO1: Understand various methods of casting manufacturing processes.
  • CO2: Understand and have knowledge in welding, brazing and soldering processes.
  • CO3: Understand about the working of conventional and unconventional machines.
  • CO4: Understand various Plastics manufacturing processes.
  • CO5: Understand and have knowledge in powder metallurgy and metal forming processes.

MT8491-MICROPROCESSORS AND MICROCONTROLLERS

  • CO1: Distinguish the feature of the 8085 microprocessor, Hardware Architecture and PIN diagram.
  • CO2: Demonstrate programming proficiency using the various addressing modes and data transfer instructions of 8085 microprocessor.
  • CO3: Acquaint the knowledge on architecture and programming of Microcontroller 8051.
  • CO4: Illustrate the interrupts handling and demonstrate peripherals applications in different IC and Know about A/D and D/A converters.
  • CO5: Apply the programming concepts to interface the hardware units with microprocessor and Microcontroller.

ME8492-KINEMATICS OF MACHINERY

  • CO1: Discuss the basics of mechanism.
  • CO2: Calculate velocity and acceleration in simple mechanisms.
  • CO3: Develop CAM profiles.
  • CO4: Solve problems on gears and gear trains.
  • CO5: Examine friction in machine elements.

MT8401-THERMODYNAMICS AND HEAT TRANSFER

  • CO1: Understand the basic concepts associated first law of thermodynamics.
  • CO2: Understand basic concepts associated with second law of thermodynamics.
  • CO3: Describing the working of I.C engines and to determine its performance parameters.
  • CO4: To understand the basic principles of refrigeration, air conditioning and psychometric chart.
  • CO5: Distinguishing the various modes of heat transfer and its applications.

SEMESTER – V

EE8552-POWER ELECTRONICS

  • CO1: Explain the significance of switching devices and its application to power converters and demonstrate the triggering circuit and snubber circuits.
  • CO2: Compare the operation of two, three Pulse Converters and draw output waveforms with and without source and load inductance.
  • CO3: Classify the operation of Choppers and outline the application of SMPS.
  • CO4: Analyze the operation of single phase and three phase Inverters with and without PWM techniques.
  • CO5: Illustrate the operation of AC voltage controller and cyclo-converter and its application.

ME8594-DYNAMICS OF MACHINES

  • CO1: Calculate static and dynamic forces of mechanisms.
  • CO2: Calculate the balancing masses and their locations of reciprocating and rotating masses.
  • CO3: Compute the frequency of free vibration.
  • CO4: Compute the frequency of forced vibration and damping coefficient.
  • CO5: Calculate the speed and lift of the governor and estimate the gyroscopic effect on automobiles, ships and airplanes.

EC8391-CONTROL SYSTEM ENGINEERING

  • CO1: Identify the various control system components and their representations.
  • CO2: Analyze the various time domain parameters.
  • CO3: Analysis the various frequency response plots and its system.
  • CO4: Apply the concepts of various system stability criterions.
  • CO5: Design various transfer functions of digital control system using state variable models.

OAT552-CONTROL SYSTEM ENGINEERING

  • CO1: To Understand the Basic of IC engines and it components.
  • CO2: To understand the basic principles of Petrol Engine and working of all the Components in it.
  • CO3: To understand the basic principles of Diesel Engine and working of all the Components in it.
  • CO4: To know the working of cooling & lubrication system in the IC engine.
  • CO5: To understand the modern technologies used in the IC engines.

OIM552-LEAN MANUFACTURING

  • CO1: Understand the basic concepts LM.
  • CO2: Obtain knowledge in Layout design, Kanban card system, JIT and TPM. Also understand about their function and implementation in an organization.
  • CO3: Understand about the function and implementation of TQM, 5S and aware about value added and non value added activity.
  • CO4: Able to calculate the various levels of Sigma and implementation of six sigma in an organization.
  • CO5: Analyze and understand the concepts of LM implementation by case studies in various Manufacturing Industries.

SEMESTER – VI

ME8591-APPLIED HYDRAULICS AND PNEUMATICS

  • CO1: Understanding operating principles and constructional features of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • CO2: Able to gain knowledge on hydraulic actuators and valves.
  • CO3: Students able to know about selection of hydraulic components used in system design.
  • CO4: Understand the use of pneumatic system circuit design.
  • CO5: Understand to troubleshooting and design of hydraulic circuits.

MT8601-DESIGN OF MECHATRONICS SYSTEM

  • CO1: Understand the basics and key elements of Mechatronics design process.
  • CO2: Familiar with basic system modelling.
  • CO3: Understand the concepts of engineering system and dynamic response of the system.
  • CO4: Realize the concepts of real time interfacing and data acquisition.
  • CO5: Understanding the concepts of design of Mechatronics system through case studies.

ME8593-DESIGN OF MACHINE ELEMENTS

  • CO1: Explain the influence of steady and variable stresses in machine component design.
  • CO2: Apply the concepts of design to shafts, keys and couplings.
  • CO3: Apply the concepts of design to temporary and permanent joints.
  • CO4: Apply the concepts of design to energy absorbing members, bearings and connecting rod.
  • CO5: Apply the concepts of design to bearings.

MT8602-INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

  • CO1: Choose appropriate PLC and explain the architecture, installation procedures and trouble shooting.
  • CO2: Develop PLC programs using various functions of PLCs for a given application.
  • CO3: Explain the application development procedure in SCADA and manage data, alarm and storage.
  • CO4: Distinguish DCS, SCADA and PLC and explain the architecture of DCS.
  • CO5: Describe the controller elements and program methods.

MG8591-PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

  • CO1: Understand about the managerial functions like planning, organizing, staffing, leading and Controlling.
  • CO2: Understand the nature and purpose of planning, strategies of organizations and the issues in strategic management and effective decision making Techniques.
  • CO3: Understand the fundamentals of managerial activities and get awareness of their own values.
  • CO4: Understand the focus, goals and to discuss the contemporary issues and barriers in organizational behavior, management, interpersonal communication.
  • CO5: Understand the nature, importance, role, purpose and contemporary issues in control and managing operations.

ME8091-AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING

  • CO1: Understand the basic knowledge of vehicle structure and Recognize the various parts of the automobile and their function and materials.
  • CO2: Discuss the engine auxiliary systems and engine emission control.
  • CO3: Distinguish the working of different types of transmission systems.
  • CO4: Explain the Steering, Brakes and Suspension Systems.
  • CO5: Predict possible alternate sources of energy for IC Engines.

SEMESTER – VII

ME8691-COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING

  • CO1: Explain the 2D and 3D transformations, clipping algorithm, Manufacturing models and Metrics.
  • CO2: Explain the fundamentals of parametric curves, surfaces and Solids.
  • CO3: Summarize the different types of Standard systems used in CAD.
  • CO4: Apply NC & CNC programming concepts to develop part programme for Lathe & Milling Machines.
  • CO5: Summarize the different types of techniques used in Cellular Manufacturing and FMS.

MT8701-ROBOTICS AND MACHINE VISION SYSTEM

  • CO1: Express the basic concepts, laws, components and parameters of robots.
  • CO2: Explain the types of grippers and its functions.
  • CO3: Evaluate the kinematic calculations and apply Lagrangian and Newton-Euler methods to analyze dynamic characteristics of robots.
  • CO4: Describing the various programming techniques used in industrial robots
  • CO5: Basis of machine vision and apply the concept of image processing.

MT8791-EMBEDDED SYSTEM DESIGN

  • CO1: Explain the need of embedded systems and their development procedures.
  • CO2: Summaries the concepts involved in Real time operating systems.
  • CO3: Use various tools for developing embedded applications.
  • CO4: Explain the construction, addressing modes and instructions sets of PIC micro controller.
  • CO5: Conduct experiments with I/O systems used in embedded systems.

SEMESTER – VIII

MT8801-AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS

  • CO1: Know the importance of emission standards in automobiles.
  • CO2: Understand the electronic fuel injection/ignition components and their function.
  • CO3: Choose and use sensors and equipment for measuring mechanical quantities, temperature and appropriate actuators.
  • CO4: Diagnose electronic engine control systems problems with appropriate diagnostic tools.
  • CO5: Analyses the chassis and vehicle safety system.