Events Held in Department
Department along with Coimbatore Productivity Council, Coimbatore organized a short-term course on “Advance Excel” on 17th November 2018 which was handled by industry personnel from Dr. S. Murugappan, Professor, Faculty of Management Science, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam.
Department organized a short-term course on “Advanced Machining Solutions” on 6th October 2018 which was handled by industry personnel from M/s. SECO Tools.
A technical contest “Mr. Mechanic” was organized on 01.09.2018 for 52 students from various Engineering Colleges in and around Coimbatore to give practical exposure to the students to meet the industrial needs. Mr. M. V. Loganathan, Proprietor, Perfect machine tools, Former president of COSIEMA, Coimbatore was the judge for the contest.
A Short-Term Course On “ADVANCED MACHINING SOLUTIONS” was organized on 15.09.2018 by Mr. V. Sudhakar, Asst. Technical Manager, SECO Tools India (P) Ltd, Coimbatore to provide technical training & to educate the importance of advanced machining solutions in different applications.
An Awareness program on GATE Exam to impart the importance of GATE examination for Mechanical Engineering students was organized on 26.09.2018. Awareness was created by Dr. R. Kannan, Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore. Dr. N. Sangeetha, Sr. ASP/ME and Mr. S. Suresh, AP/ME coordinated the event.
A Three Days Training on Finite Element Analysis – Theory and Approach was given for 15 Engineers from M/s. Roots Industries, Coimbatore on “Analysis of Plastic parts, Structural/clamping loads, Thermal Analysis of Sheet metal part for Loads, Vibration” between 01.09.2018 and 15.09.2018.
Training was provided by Dr. V. Muthukumaran, Prof./ME, Mr. M. Thirumalaimuthukumaran AP (II)/ME, Mr. V. R. Navaneeth, AP/ME, and Mr. R. S. Mohankumar, AP/ME.
Hands on workshop on “Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)” was organized in the department on 20.08.2018.
Mr. Sivanesan P, Chief Operations Officer, Innovative Engineering Services, Coimbatore being the Chief Guest. Mr. T. Karuppusamy, AP (II)/ME, and Mr. B. N. Sreeharan, AP (II)/ME coordinated the event.
A one-day training programme was organized jointly with Coimbatore Productivity Council [CPC] on “Measurement System Analysis” on 18.08.2018. Mr. Paramasivan, Consultant, CPC trained the participants. Mr. R. S. Mohan Kumar, AP/ME along with Mr. M. A. Vinayagamoorthi, AP (II)/ME coordinated the event.
A training programme was organized jointly with Coimbatore Productivity Council [CPC] on “TPM – ZERO DEFECT” on 29.06.2018.Mr. N. Sivadas, Executive Trainer, CPC trained the participants. Mr. R. S. Mohan Kumar, AP/ME along with Mr. M. A. Vinayagamoorthi, AP (II)/ME coordinated the event.
Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted Summer Placement Training programs for final year mechanical students from 20.06.2018 to 01.07.2018. & sessions handled by the following faculty members of Mechanical Engineering.
– A. P. Arun, AP (II)/ME
– R. S. Mohan Kumar, AP/ME
– M. Thirumalaimuthukumaran, AP (II)/ME
– S. Balasubramanian, ASP/ME
– M. A. Vinayagamoorthi, AP (II)/ME
– B. N. Sreeharan, AP (II)/ME
– S. Sivakumar, AP (III)/ME
– S. Ramanathan, AP (II)/ME
– V. Manivel Muralidharan, AP (II)/ME
– B. Jeeva, AP/ME
– K. K. Arun, AP (III)/ME
– K. Krishnamoorthi, AP (II)/ME
This program focused on CFD, ANSYS, CATIA, SOLIDWORKS & CNC. Dr. K. K. Arun, AP (III)/ME coordinated the training program.
A training programme on “Mistake proofing and prevention of errors” was organized by the department in association with CPC, Coimbatore on 23.04.2018. Mr. Swaminathan, Executive Trainee, CPC, Coimbatore conducted the training programme. Engineers from various industries in and around Coimbatore participated in the training programme
Mr. M. A. Vinayagamoorthi, AP (II)/ME and Mr. R. S. Mohan Kumar, AP/ME coordinated the seminar.
A guest lecture on “Piping Engineering” was organized in the department. Mr. Sivakumar V, Alumni (2013 batch), Engineer from M/s. Saipem India Projects Private Ltd delivered the lecture on 13.04.2018.
Mr. B. N. Sreeharan, AP (II)/ME, Mr. V. R. Navaneeth, AP/ME and Mr. K. Manikanda Prasath, AP/ME coordinated the guest lecture.
To create awareness among students about FMEA, a Seminar on “FMEA” was organized by the department in association with CPC, Coimbatore on 27.03.2018. Mr. Swaminathan, Trainer, CPC, Coimbatore created the awareness.
Mr. M. A. Vinayagamoorthi, AP (II)/ME and Mr. R. S. Mohan Kumar, AP/ME coordinated the seminar.
A One-day seminar on “Product Design and Development – An Integrated Approach” was organized by the department on 16.03.2018. Dr. G. Balakrishnan, Engineering Manager, Caterpillar India Private Limited Mr. T. Ravi, Junior Research Fellow, Centre of Excellence in Manufacturing Sciences, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore and Mr. L. Jaishanker, Application Engineer, M/s. EDS Technologies, Coimbatore delivered their lectures in the seminar.
Dr. P. Sathyabalan, Prof. / ME, Mr. B. N. Sreeharan, AP (II)/ME, Mr. R. S. Mohan Kumar, AP/ME coordinated the seminar.
KCT-CPC STUDENT FORUM was inaugurated by Dr. M. Bhavaneswaran, CPC, Governing Body Member and Mr. N. Nagarethnem, Governing Body Member and Chairman Programme Committee of the CPC on 26.02.2018.
Mr. M. A. Vinayaga Moorthi, AP-II/ME and Mr. R. S. Mohan Kumar, AP/ME coordinated the event.
V. Muthukumaran, Dr. C. Velmurugan, Dr. B. Senthilkumar, Mr. K. Ulaganathan of Mechanical department and Mr. T. Suresh of Mechatronics department organised Training for Roots Engineers on Fluid Power System from 23.02.2018 to 24.02.2018.
Department of Mechanical Engineering organised Certification Training programme on ASNT L-II Non-Destructive Engineering, ASNT Level-III Trainers from BIS on 19.02.2018.
Mr. S. Balaji, AP/ME and Mr. M. Ramesh Kumar, AP/ME coordinated the event.
Sreejana, AP/English Department conducted a workshop on enhancing English communication skills for lab technicians of the department on 19.02.2018. Dr. V. Muruganantham and Mr. R. S. Mohan Kumar coordinated the event.
Department of Mechanical Engineering organised Certification Training on Digital Prototyping using Autodesk Inventor. Training was given by the Trainers from AUTODESK on 16.02.2018.
Mr. M. Thirumalai Muthukumaran, AP-II / ME and Mr. T. Karuppusamy, AP – II / ME coordinated the event.
Guest Lecture on Job opportunities in CAE conducted by Elangovan Kariappan, Regional Representative, NAFEMS, Bangalore. Dr. K. M. Senthilkumar, Mr. S. Rajesh, Mr. P. D. Devan and Mr. P. Karthi coordinated the department.
Department of Mechanical Engineering organised Quad Bike Design Challenge Workshop -Season 3 in association with FMAE in the presence of Mr. Karan Bhardiya, Senior Technical Officer, General Motors Technical centre, Bangalore & Technical officials from FMA on 03.02.2018.
Mr. S. Balaji, AP/ME and Mr. M. Ramesh Kumar, AP/ME coordinated the event.
A Guest Lecture on “Recent Trends in Robotics and Industrial Automation was organized on 31.01.2018.
Mr. Vijay Balaji. P, Application Engineer, Axis Global Automation, Coimbatore delivered the guest lecture. Mr. B. N. Sreeharan, AP-II/ME and Mr. T. Karuppusamy, AP-II/ME coordinated the guest lecture.
A career guidance & awareness initiative was done to the students by the department by organizing a programme by Career Zone, Coimbatore on 24.01.2018.
A Four days training program on “CMM for faculty in KCT” was organized between 17.01.2018 and 20.01.2018. Mr. Rahul Chavan & Mr. Ravichandran, trained the faculty members in a neew software called “”MARK IV”” which is updated, which has several additional features comparing to “”MARK III””. The participants also got trained in various operations in CMM machine viz. measurements of different geometrical features in a typical engineering component and to generate final inspection report with comparing to CAD data. Mr. K. Vijayanand, AP-I/ME coordinated the training programme.
A One Day Workshop on Hands on Training in Modeling, Assembly and GD&T was organized by the department on 06.12.2017 at PG CAE Lab, for our first Year M.E. CAD/CAM students.The workshop was conducted by Mr. M. A. Vinayagamoorthi, AP – II/ME and Mr.R.S.Mohan Kumar, AP/ME.
A Training programme was conducted for the technicians of Lakshmi Electrical Drives Ltd, Coimbatore on “Thermal image camera” for motor load testing on 06.11.2017. Programme was coordinated by Mr. Jeeva B, AP/ME, Mr. Sivakumar. S, AP-III/ME and Dr. R. Manivel, Prof./ME.
A DBT sponsored STTC on “Extraction Process Design, Isolation, And Applications of Polyphenols and Value Added Biomaterials was conducted between 23.10.2017 and 05.11.2017. Dr. R. Subramanian, PSG College of Technology, Dr. R. Saravanan, Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering, Dr. A. Srinivasan, CSIR, Govt of INDIA, Dr. K. L. SenthilKumar, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, were the distinguished chief guests among the other guests who delivered the lectures. Dr. V. Muthukumaran, HoD/ME was the Course Director of the STTC. Dr. C. Velmurugan, Prof./ME, Dr. A. P. Arun, AP – II/ME, Mr. V. R. Navaneeth, AP/ME were Co-ordinator of the STTC from the Mechanical Engineering Department.
For improving the skill of final year Mechanical Engineering students in group discussion “Activity Based Personality Development for Placement” was organized by the department from 11.11.2017 to 13.11.2017. The activity was conducted by the Department of English, KCT. Activity was coordinated by Mr. M. Ramesh Kumar, AP/ME, Mr. P. Karthi, AP/ME, Mr. P. Pradeep, AP/ME and Mr. P. D. Devan, AP/ME.
For enriching the knowledge in modeling and assembly using Solidworks 2017, a Two day workshop on “Hands-on training in modeling to industry persons using Solid works 2017” was conducted on 27.11.2017 and 28.11.2017. Workshop was coordinated by Dr. V. R. Muruganantham, ASP/ME, Mr. R. S. Mohan Kumar, AP/ME & Mr. M. Thirumalaimuthukumaran, AP-II/ME.
Guest Lecture on “Opportunities in Government for Mechanical Engineering Candidates” was organized on 11.11.2017. Mr. N. Krishna Swamy, Sub-Registrar, Erode, delivered the lecture. Guest lecture was coordinated by Mr. P. R. Ayyappan, AP (SRG)/ME and Mr. S. Suresh, AP/ME.
Guest Lecture on “Achieving Excellence” was conducted on 20.11.2017. Mr. Karthik. S, Training Manager, Aditya Birla Capital, Coimbatore motivated the students for achieving the excellence. Mr. B. N. Sreeharan, AP-II/ME coordinated the event.
Guest Lecture on “Importance of Students Enrolling in a Professional Society – Coimbatore Productivity Council (CPC) was organized on 17.11.2017. Mr. N. Venkitesan, Executive Officer, CPC addressed the students about the importance enrolling in a professional society. Around 39 students from 3rd and 2nd year alongwith 3 faculty members enrolled as professional society member in the CPC. Event was organized by Mr. M. A. Vinayagamoorthi, AP-II/ME & Mr. R. S. Mohan Kumar, AP/ME.
Guest Lecture on “Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing” was conducted on 16.11.2017.
Mr. Er. D H Sayed Habees, Technical Director, Rank Metrology Services, delivered the lecture.Guest lecture was coordinated by Dr. N. Sangeetha, Sr. ASP/ME and Mr. S. B. Nithyananth, AP (SRG)/ME.
A Two day Faculty training program on “Advanced features in Solidworks 2017” was conducted on 30th & 31st Oct 2017. Mr. KaviPrathap and Mr. Gnanaprakash (Certified Solidworks Professionals from Coimbatore Cad Solutions Pvt Ltd trained our faculty members. Mr. R. S. Mohan Kumar, AP/ME and Mr. K. Vijayanand, AP/ME coordinated the event.
Guest Lecture on “Integrated Product Development Strategies” was conducted on 27-10-2017, Dr. N. Ganeshkumar, Assistant professor, Sr. Gr., PSG College of Technology was the guest lecturer. Mr. M. Thirumalaimuthukumaran, AP-II/ME & Mr. S. Thirumurugaveerakumar, AP-III/ME coordinated the event.
Training programme on “Personality Development” was conducted for final year Mechanical Engineering students on 24.10.2017. Mr. N. Sreenivasan, Aries Training & Consultancy, Hyderabad was the trainer. Mr. P. Karthi, AP/ME, Mr. P. Pradeep, AP/ME & Mr. S. Prabhu, AP/ME coordinated the event.
International Workshop in “Advancements in Composite Material and its Applications” was conducted between 13.10.2017 and 16.10.2017. Prof. Milky, Czech., Dr. Rajesh Mishra, TUL., Dr.Subramaniyam, PSG Tech were the distinguished chief guests among the other guests who delivered the lectures. Workshop was coordinated by Dr. C. Velmurugan, Prof./ME and Mr. K. ManikandaPrasath, AP/ME.
Guest Lecture on “Sources of finance for industrial start ups” was conducted on 12.10.2017.
Mr. Venkatesh (Alumni KCT), MD, Biravi traders, Coimbatore and Mr. Santhana Krishnan, MD, Athammal Spinners, Coimbatorewere the guest lecturers. Dr. M. Balaji, ASP/ME and
Mr. K. Manikandaprasath, AP/ME coordinated the event.
Summer course on “Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics using Ansys” was conducted during 03.10.2017 to 09.10.2017. Mr. CharatChander, Technical trainer, MaxCADD6 was the trainer. Course was coordinated by Dr. P. K. Giridharan, Prof.& Head – PG/ME, Mr. R. S. Mohan Kumar, AP/ME, and Mr. M. Thirumalaimuthukumaran, AP – II /ME.
A Programme on “Career development programme” was conducted on 10.10.2017 and 11.10.2017. Dr. P. K. Giridharan, Prof.& Head (Mech -PG), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore. Mr. M. Kandasami, Managing Director, M/s Ananda Fabricators P. Ltd, Coimbatore, Mr. Bigil Kumar, Project Manager, Pricol Technologies, Pricol Technology Ltd, Coimbatore. Mr. Venkatesh (Entrepreneur) KCT Alumni Coimbatore were the guest speakers. The programme was coordinated by Mr. ManikandaPrasath K., AP/ME and Dr. Balasubramanian S. ASP/ME.
Guest Lecture for final year on “IC Engine Testing and Simulation” was conducted on 09.10.2017. Mr. Grame Harris, Senior Lecturer, Ara Institute, NZ delivered the guest lecture. Guest Lecture was coordinated by Mr. ManikandaPrasath K., AP/ME and Pradeep P, AP/ME.
A One Day Workshop on “Latest Research and Developments in Composite Materials” was conducted on 22.09.2017. Dr. C. Velmurugan, Prof. / ME and Mr. P. S. Samuel Ratna Kumar, AP/ME coordinated the event.
Aroad show demo on “3D Experience on Wheels on 15.09.2017. Demo was given by Centre on CAD/CAM/CAE/PLM/Digital Manufacturing, DASSAULT Systems. Mr. R.S.Sai Venkatesh, Manager- EDS Technologies Pvt. Ltd. & Experts from DASSAULT Systems gave the demo. Dr. P. Sathyabalan, Prof. / ME and Mr. R. S. Mohan Kumar, AP/ME coordinated the event.
One day Workshop on Freshers with SAP in MNC was held on 23.08.2017. Mr. U. Prabu, Project Manager, Mr. K. Jaya Kumar, and Mr. N. Jagadeesh, Functional Consultants from S2SInfotech, Coimbatore conducted the workshop. Dr. S. Balasubramaniam ASP/ME and Mr. K. ManikandaPrasath, AP/ME coordinated the event.
The department coordinated an International Conference on Science, Technology and Engineering Promotion on 18.08.2017 and 19.08.2017. Prof. Jiri Militky, CSc., Professor, Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic and Prof. Alok Barua, Professor, Electrical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur and Prof. DrorAvisar, Director, Water Research Centre, Israel were the chief guests and they delivered the key note addresses and chaired the sessions.
A Short term course on Plastics Materials and Casting Process was organized by the department on 17.08.2017 and 18.08.2017. Mr. Sankar Das and Mr. Kulandaivel. P from Valeo India Private Limited, Chennai – 600 119, organized the same. Mr. K. K. Arun, AP/ME coordinated the event.
Seminar on “Applications of finite element analysis in structural analysis and fluid dynamics” was held on 25.04.2017. Mr. K. Bigil Kumar, Practice Manager, Pricol Technologies delivered the seminar. Mr. M. Thirumalaimuthukumaran, AP/ME and Dr. N. Sangeetha, Sr. ASP/ME coordinated the event.
Guest Lecture on Personality Development Programme was held on 04.02.2017, 24.02.2017 & 13.03.2017. Prof. S. Bhaskar, Head – Centre for Academic Excellence, KCT delivered the guest lecture. Mr. M. A. Vinayagamoorthi, AP/ME & Mr. R. S. Mohan Kumar, AP/ME coordinated the event.
Guest Lecture on ‘Recent Trends in Manufacturing’ was held on 06.3.2017. Mr. Maheswaran. VS, Doctoral Student, Chalmers University of Tech, Sweden delivered the guest lecture. Dr. M. Balaji, ASP/ME and Mr. VR. Navaneeth, AP/ME coordinated the event.
Guest Lecture on “Recent trends in composite materials and its manufacturing processes” was organized on 24.02.2017. Dr. T. Ram Prabhu, Scientist / Asst. Director, DRDO, Bangalore delivered the guest lecture. Dr. K.M.Senthil Kumar, ASP/ME, Mr. K. K.Arun, AP/ME, Mr. Balamurugan, AP/ME and Mr. P. S. Samuel Ratna Kumar, AP/ME coordinated the event
A Guest Lecture on “The Mirror What You Are” was organized at Seminar Hall- D on 06.01.2017, Mrs. Sameera Nazar. Mr. K. Ulaganathan AP/ME, Mr. M. RameshKumar, AP/ME, Mr. P. Karthi, AP/ME, Mr. P. Pradeep, AP/ME, Mr. P. D. Devan, AP/ME, Mr. M. K. Vinayagamoorthi, AP/ME, Mr. S. Sivakumar, AP/ME, coordinated the event.
An Industrial Interactive Symposium for experts from die-mould pattern making was organized jointly with Jyoti CNC Automation, on 03.01.2017. Dr. V. Muthukumaran, Professor, Mr. B. Senthilkumar, AP/ME, Mr. K. Vijay Anand, AP/ME and Mr. P. Pradeep, AP/ME coordinated the event.
Guest Lecture on “The CNC Machine Tools – The Current Scenario” was held on 26.12.2016. The lecture was delivered by Mr. Shobhan Desai, Vice President – Huron (India) – Subsidiary of Jyoti CNC Automation. Mr. Senthilkumar.B, AP/ME, Vijay Anand.K, AP/ME and ManikandaPrasath.K, AP/ME coordinated the event.