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Program Overview

M. Tech. in Automotive Engineering

Automobile engineers have quite a good demand in India because of the fast growth rate of the automobile sector. India is ranked as one of the largest producers in the world with an average annual production of more than seventeen million vehicles.  Automotive industry contributes to the 7% of GDP as per the data. According to a report released recently by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, our country is also one of the largest automotive markets. Automobile exports are growing annually with the support of the policies taken by the government to attract multinational companies to invest in India.

 

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Automobile engineers have quite a good demand in India because of the fast growth rate of the automobile sector. India is ranked as one of the largest producers in the world with an average annual production of more than seventeen million vehicles.  Automotive industry contributes to the 7% of GDP as per the data. According to a report released recently by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, our country is also one of the largest automotive markets. Automobile exports are growing annually with the support of the policies taken by the government to attract multinational companies to invest in India.

All these set a potential platform for automobile engineering market and jobs in this sector. With the government’s ‘The Automotive Mission Plan’ (AMP) II 2016-26, a plethora of job opportunities in this industry is expected. The sector currently needs educated professionals with innovative ideasin design and manufacturing of such advanced automobiles and machines.

Automobile Engineers are in demand not only in India, but also in foreign countries. Automobile Engineering has opened up great employment opportunities in private and multinational automobile companies, service stations, defence services as well as in entrepreneurship.

Curriculum

Semester 1
Course code Type Subject L T P Credits
16MA601 FC Numerical Methods, Linear Algebra and Differential
Equations
3 0 0 3
16AT601 FC Automotive Chassis and Transmission Systems 3 0 0 3
16AT602 FC Internal Combustion Engines 3 0 0 3
16AT603 FC Automotive Materials and Manufacturing Techniques 3 0 0 3
16AT611 SC Vehicle Dynamics 3 0 0 3
16AT621 SC FEA/Computational Tools Lab 0 0 1 1
16AT622 SC Vehicle Simulation lab 0 0 1 1
16AT623 FC IC Engines Laboratory 0 0 1 1
16AT624 SC Programming Using MATLAB 0 0 1 1
16HU601 HU Cultural Education*   P/F
Credits   19
* Non-credit course
Semester 2
Course code Type Subject L T P Credits
16AT612 SC Automotive Electronics 3 0 0 3
16AT613 SC Automotive Emissions and Control 3 0 0 3
16AT614 SC NVH and Refinement 3 0 0 3
16AT615 SC Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer 1 0 1 2
  E Elective I 3 0 0 3
  E Elective II 3 0 0 3
16AT625 SC NVH Lab 0 0 1 1
16AT626 SC Automotive Electronics Lab 0 0 1 1
16EN600 HU Technical writing*   P/F
Credits   19
* Non-credit course
Semester 3
Course code Type Subject L T P Credits
16AT616 SC Modelling, Simulation and Analysis of Vehicle Systems
Design
3 0 0 3
  E Elective III 3 0 0 3
16AT798 P Dissertation       10
Credits   16
Semester 4
Course code Type Subject L T P Credits
16AT799 P Dissertation   12
Credits   12

Total Credits: 66

Foundation Core
Course code Type Subject L T P Credits
16MA601 FC Numerical Methods, Linear Algebra and Differential
Equations
3 0 0 3
16AT601 FC Automotive Chassis and Transmission Systems 3 0 0 3
16AT602 FC Internal Combustion Engines 3 0 0 3
16AT603 FC Automotive Materials and Manufacturing Techniques 3 0 0 3
16AT623 FC IC Engines Laboratory 0 0 1 1
Subject Core
Course code Type Subject L T P Credits
16AT611 SC Vehicle Dynamics 3 0 0 3
16AT621 SC FEA/ Computational Tools Lab 0 0 1 1
16AT622 SC Vehicle Simulation lab 0 0 1 1
16AT624 SC Programming Using MATLAB 0 0 1 1
16AT612 SC Automotive Electronics 3 0 0 3
16AT613 SC Automotive Emissions and Control 3 0 0 3
16AT614 SC NVH and Refinement 3 0 0 3
16AT615 SC Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer 1 0 1 2
16AT625 SC NVH Lab 0 0 1 1
16AT626 SC Automotive Electronics Lab 0 0 1 1
16AT616 SC Modelling, Simulation and Analysis of Vehicle Systems Design 3 0 0 3
Project
Course code Type Subject L T P Credits
16AT798 P Dissertation       10
16AT799 P Dissertation       12
List of Electives
Course code Subject L T P Credits
16AT701 Hybrid Electric Vehicles 3 0 0 3
16AT702 Special Topics in Advanced Engineering Application 3 0 0 3
16AT703 Design for Manufacturing, Assembly and Environment 3 0 0 3
16AT704 Vehicle Body Engineering 3 0 0 3
16AT705 Automotive Safety 3 0 0 3
16AT706 Automotive Infotronics (Prerequisite 16AT612) 3 0 0 3
16AT707 New Product Development 3 0 0 3
16AT708 Automotive HVAC, Cabin Comfort and Ergonomics 3 0 0 3
16AT709 MEMS(Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems), Sensor and Technologies
for Automotive Applications
( Prerequisite AT 706)
3 0 0 3
16AT710 Off-Highway Mobility 3 0 0 3
16AT711 Testing and Validation 3 0 0 3
16AT712 Tribology 3 0 0 3
Eligibility

Admission

Eligibility

Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Electrical and Electronics and Production Engineering.

Duration

Two years

Program Overview

Highlights of the Specialisation
  • Amrita Automotive Research and Technology Center (AARTC) established with industry support to provide state of art facilities for students to work on live projects.
  • AARTC is the only University laboratory providing comprehensive facilities to the tune of 20 crores in the automotive domain in India.
  • The program provides an opportunity for the students to pursue internships in automotive/allied companies and organizations such as Mercedes Benz, CVRDE, Volvo, NAL, JCI, BOSCH, Mahindra, Renault, Altair, Greaves-Cotton, Ashok Leyland etc. and European Universities under Indo-European initiative.
  • Automotive Engineering students get an opportunity to work on collegiate design series programs which facilitate designing and prototyping of vehicles.
Thrust Areas in Research
  • Engine and Emission Studies
  • Combustion Analysis
  • Performance and Emission Studies with Bio Fuels
  • NVH and Refinement
  • Vehicle Simulation
  • Multi Body Dynamics
  • Vehicle Handling
  • Structural and CFD Simulation
  • Hybrid Electric Vehicle
  • Automotive HVAC
  • Cabin Comfort and Ergonomics
  • Light Weighting
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Refrigeration and Air- Conditioning
  • Fluid Dynamics and Fluid Structure Interaction
Best Student Projects
  • Design of a digital audio filter for reproduction of In-cabin audio response
  • Stability analysis on a multi body system model for couples slosh vehicle dynamics
  • Design and Analysis of Engine Mount System for a Formula Student Vehicle
  • Rotex engine integration in a small formula car: Vehicle Design and optimization of transmission system.
  • Investigation on Performance & Emissions of RCCI combustion on Diesel – Bio diesel in a Light Duty Engine.
Job Roles

The industry offers many challenging and interesting roles to skilled professionals. Some of the common job roles include:

  • Designing, development and manufacturing of vehicles
  • Creating blueprint of vehicles and its components
  • Maintenance and Servicing in automobile workshops, aircraft industries, aviation, marine vessels, and diesel power stations

Amrita has an array of opportunities waiting for the potential students.

Fee Structure

*Will be updated soon.

Facilities and Infrastructure

 

Amrita Automotive Research and Technology Center, Transient and Eddy current Dynamometer, Mexa-1-D1-EGR gas analyzer, Thermal shock system, Fuel and Coolant conditioning system

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Facilities

Fast Response FID Analyzer, Nano Particle Measurement System, High pressure Lube oil testing system

Facilities

Listening Studio , Vehicle testing lab, Chassis dynamometer.

Why Amrita

The top reasons to choose Amrita for your career

601-800th

World University Rankings 2020

141

BRICS Rankings 2020

801–1000th

World University Rankings 2020

168th

BRICS University Rankings 2020

5th

India University Rankings 2020

12th

Overall Rankings 2020
ranking
5th Best
University in India
ranking
Amrita Ranked No.1 in India Top 100 in The World
ranking
Topmost
‘A++’ Grade

Testimonials

Azhagu Siva Subramanian
Applus Idiada

“It was a great learning experience at Amrita with the superb environment. The college has provided us with the essential skills that are required in the industry to excel as a leader in the relevant field. I would like to thank the university and faculty members for all the efforts put in by them. And also glad to know that all my classmates are doing well in their respective jobs.”

D. Pranab
Engineer, Vehicle Evaluation Laboratory, ARAI (The Automotive Research Association of India)

“I am very delighted to be alumni of Amrita. The college environment and amrita culture will make you to excel in studies. The placement training that is given in amrita will be very useful to develop our careers. The university has given me the guidance to follow the right path in my career by providing me with excellent opportunities.”

Gopalakrishnan S
Product Development Engineer, Volvo

“It was a wonderful study atmosphere at Amrita. The college molded me in personal and technical skill which is very much required for the industry. It has given me the right direction in my career and provided good opportunities.”

Placements

M. Tech. in Automotive Engineering
Kompalli Bhavani

Company : Cummins

M. Tech. in Automotive Engineering
Sneha Priya

Company : Ashok Leyland

M. Tech. in Automotive Engineering
Vinay Lohith

Company : Volvo

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