Aerospace Engineering

About the Department

  • Established in the year 2020, conducts the programme on B.E. Aerospace Engineering with a vision to attain excellence and global reputation in Aerospace Engineering education and research
  • Aerospace engineering is developing new technologies for use in aviation, defense systems, and spacecraft.
  • Aerospace engineering specializes in designing, construction, operation and maintenance of different types of aerospace products, such as commercial and military airplanes and helicopters; including launch vehicles and satellites; and military missiles and rockets.
  • The course curriculum of Aerospace Engineering is made up of maintenance as well as design aspect of the present day aviation and aerospace engineering.
  •  Prepares graduates with knowledge, problem solving ability, hands-on skills to enter career in the design, installation, manufacturing, testing, evaluation, technical sales, or maintenance of Aerospace systems.
  • Publications in many National and International indexed Journals.
  • Placement in core companies (Harita Serv Ltd, ASM Technologies Pvt Ltd, General Motors, TVS Motors , Honey Well Technologies , etc.,)

Programmes offered

  • B.Tech. - Aerospace Engineering - 4 years

Vision & Mission

Vision

  • To attain outstanding students, educators, researchers and entrepreneur shaping the next generation in Aerospace Engineering.

Mission

  • The Department is committed to provide capable, motivated, and well-prepared students with an aerospace engineering education of the highest quality in Aerospace Engineering.
  • Students to build their career in advance knowledge, its applications and integration in aerospace related disciplines and thus contribute to the development of the Engineering and Aviation sectors.
  • The department aims to prepare students for their higher studies and research to contribute to the advanced technological needs of Aerospace engineering.

PEO, PO and PSO

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The graduates of Aeronautical Engineering will be able to

    • PEO1: Expertise on advanced Aviation technologies to become competitive
    • PEO2: Develop attitude towards research and innovation to provide sustainable solutions for Interdisciplinary issues and societal problems
    • PEO3: Communicate and Manage resources effectively as Professional Team members and Entrepreneurs with ethical values

Program Outcomes (POs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

  • Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

The students will demonstrate the abilities

  • To understand and apply the fundamental concepts of core Aeronautical Engineering subjects to meet the global industrial challenges.
  • To enhance the competence in using modern software tools for the design and analysis of complex mechanical systems in furtherance to employability and research activities.

Advisory Committee

Department Program Advisory Committee (DPAC)

S.No Member Designation
1 Dr.V.Anandhakrishnan NIT Trichy

Board of Studies

Members of the Board of Studies

S.NO

Name With full correct postal address

BOS Designation

  1. 1

Name            :Dr.D.Subramaniam
Designation : Professor & Head of the department
Department : Aerospace Engineering
Address       : Mahendra Engineering College
Phone : 9790276169     E-mail : subramaniamd@mahendra.info

 

Chairman

  1. 2

Name           : Dr. J. Bruce Ralphin Rose
Designation : Associate professor
Department :  Department of Mechanical Engineering
Address       : Anna University Regional Campus
Tirunelveli- 627007
Phone : 9786255311        E-mail : bruce@auttvl.ac.in

 

 

Anna University Nominee

  1. 3

Name           : Dr.P.Parthiban
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Department of Production  Engineering
Address       : NIT-Trichy
Phone :  9443430246    E-mail : parthiban@nitt.edu

 

Academic Expert

  1. 4

Name           : Dr.V.Shanmugam
Designation : Dean School of Mechanical Sciences
Department : Mechanical Engineering
Address       : Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal
Phone :  7373961999    E-mail:shanmugam@mahendra.info

 

Academic Expert

  1. 5

Name           : Shri.T.K.Sundaramurthy,
Designation : Former Scientist
Department : Mission Director for Indian Communication &                       amp, Meteorological Satellite System,
Address       : ISRO, Bangalore
Phone : 9611196052      E-mail: kapila666@gmail.com

 

Industry Expert

  1. 6

Name           : Dr.K.Suresh
Designation : Manager (Stress Group)
Department : Aircraft Research And Design Center
Address       : H.A.L., Bangalore.
Phone : 9740403426  E-mail:ksureshmit@gmail.com

Industry Expert

  1. 7

Name           : Mr.A.Vijesh Kumar
Designation : Manager
Department : Training Services
Address       : Harita Techserv Limited, Coimbatore – 641004.  Phone :  9739367996   E-mail: vijeshkumar.a@harita.co.in

Industry Expert

  1. 8

Name           : Dr.C.Dhavamani
Designation : Professor & Head of the department
Department : Aeronautical Engineering
Address       : Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal
Phone : 9443099759   E-mail: hodaero@mahendra.info

 

Member
(Allied Department)

  1. 9

Name           : Mrs.G.Mohana Priya
Designation : Assistant professor
Department : Aeronautical Engineering
Address       : Mahendra Engineering College
Phone :  9715615677   E-mail : mohanapriyag@mahendra.info

 

Member
(Senior Faculty)

10

Name           : Mr.K.Balakrishnan
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : Aeronautical Engineering
Address       : Mahendra Engineering College
Phone :  9566605564  E-mail : balakrishnank@mahendra.info

 

Member
(Senior Faculty)

Laboratory

Aerodynamics Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • Wind tunnel
  • Various Airfoil
  • Water flow channel

Capabilities

  • Calculating various aerodynamic characteristics
  • Verifying the flow over an airfoils
  • Finding lift and drag force over an airfoils
  • Finding the pressure over an airfoils

Propulsion Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • Piston engine
  • Jet engine
  • Propeller test rig
  • Free jet and Wall jet

Capabilities

Knows about the working and parts of an engines

  • Finding the propeller performance
  • Free jet and wall jet performance

Aircraft structures Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • Open and closed sections beams
  • Wagner beam
  • Constant strength beam
  • Photo- elastic
  • Bend test set up

Capabilities

  • Finding the bending stress of various materials
  • Finding shear centre of open and closed section beams
  • Finding flexibility matrix for cantilever beam

Aero Engine Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • Piston engine
  • Jet engine
  • NDT equipment
  • Various engine component

Capabilities

  • Knowing about the cleaning and visual inspection checks about engines
  • Identifying and troubleshooting techniques
  • NDT checks

Airframe Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • TIG welding
  • MIG welding
  • Arc welding

Capabilities

  • Patch repair using TIG,MIG and arc welding
  • Riveting operation
  • Sheet metal forming
  • Patch working

Aircraft System Laboratory

Major Equipment

  • Aircraft
  • Jacking apparatus
  • Leveling apparatus

Capabilities

  • Knowing about aircraft ground run
  • Aircraft jacking procedures importance
  • Aircraft leveling procedures and importance

Faculty & Staff

S.No Name of the Faculty Designation Qualification
1 Dr.D.Subramaniam PROFESSSOR / HOD Ph.D
2 Mr.P.Dharmadurai ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.E
3 Mr.S.Raju ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.E
4 Mr.R.Govindaraju ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.E
5 Mr.R.Subhashchandrabose ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.E
6 Mr.K.Anandhraj ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.E
7 Mrs.M.Revathi ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.E
8 Mrs.P.Kalpanadevi ASSISTANT PROFESSOR M.E

Credentials

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Short-Term Courses

Events

RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY WORK

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Contact

Department of Aerosapce Engineering

Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous),

Salem- Thiruchengode Highway, Mahendhirapuri,

Mallasamudram,

Namakkal-637503,

E-Mail id: hodaero@mahendra.info

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