The Department of Mechanical Engineering inaugurated, “The shock wave and hypersonic Research laboratory” on 7th January 2016 at 12 noon in the esteemed presence of BrahmachariDhanraj Swami (Director, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bangalore Campus), Dr.JagadeeshGopalan (Professor, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering, I.I.Sc. Bangalore), and Dr.K.P.J.Reddy (Professor, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering, I.I.Sc. Bangalore).
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is the first private institution to have hypersonic testing facility in India.
Dr. T Srinivas Rao reviewed a paper forSage Journal on Advances of Mechanical Engineering. He also reviewed 5 Papers for ICPEICES 2016 (International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems)organized by Delhi Technological University
Dr. Debjyoti Sahu, reviewed 15 technical papers for "International Conference on Mechanical, Civil, Electronics and Communication and Computer Science Engineering" held on 23rd April 2016 organized by Bangalore Technological Institute, Kodathi, Off Bangalore-Sarjapur Road, Bangalore East Taluk, and Karnataka, India. He chaired two technical sessions in the conference.
Dr. Veeresh Kumar G B, reviewed 15 technical papers for "International Conference on Mechanical, Civil, Electronics and Communication and Computer Science Engineering" held on 23rd April 2016 organized by Bangalore Technological Institute, Kodathi, Off Bangalore-Sarjapur Road, Bangalore East Taluk, and Karnataka, India. He chairedtwo technical sessions in the conference. He also delivered a Key notelecture on “Research Methodology for Beginners”. He was invited for the same.
Dr. Rakesh S.G. and Dr. Nagaraja S. R., chaired a session each at ‘4th National Symposium on Shock Waves' (NSSW-4), held from 25th - 26th Feb 2016 at Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore.
Dr. Veeresh Kumar. G.B., reviewed a paper for the International Journal, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids( Elsevier Journal- Science Direct ) It is a Scopus Indexed Journal with Impact factor 1.853
Mr. Rajeevlochana G. Chittawadigi was awarded IFToMM Young Delegate Program (YDP) grant of US$ 400 by the IFToMM committee to attend the conference and present the paper titled, “MechAnalyzer: 3D Model Based Mechanism Learning Software” at the 14th World Congress in Mechanisms and Machine Sciences (IFToMM World Congress 2015) at Taipei, Taiwan, during October 25-30, 2015.
Mr. Phanibhushana. M.V., successfully completed his comprehensive viva for his PhD work titled, “Evaluation and characterization of severe plastic deformed Al6061 and Heamatite reinforced composites” under Visvesvaraya Technological University on 18/09/2015.
Mr. Rajeevlochana G. Chittawadigi was invited to conduct a two day workshop to the Design Team of MTAB Engineers Private Limited at Chennai. The topic of the workshop was "Robot Kinematics and Development of Robot Simulation Software" during August 7-8, 2015.
Dr. S.r.Nagaraja, reviewed 5 papers for the conference " Advances in Robotics - 2nd International Conference of Robotics Society of India" held at BITS, Goa.
Rajeevlochana G. Chittawadigi guided two summer interns of NITK Surathkal between May 25 and June 30, 2015. The topic of the two internship projects were:
·Mr. Rajeevlochana Chittawadigi's video presentation on the topic "Virtual Robot Module: An Effective Visualization Tool for Robotics Toolbox" was showcased in a Workshop entitled "Robotics Research and Education for Undergraduates: Resources and Practices that Maximize Both" in the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2015) at Seattle, USA, held during May 26th -30th, 2015.The link to the workshop title is:- http://robotics.itee.uq.edu.au/dokuwiki/icra_robotics_research_education
The Institution of Engineers (india) has elected Dr. DebjyotiSahu as member on 13th May 2015.
Mr. Dileep BP, judged a national level paper presentation “Mechmanthana” Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, East Point College of Engineering and Technology on 7th May 2015.
Pramod R, Basavarajappa S, Davim J. "A Review On Investigations In Drilling Of Fiber Reinforced Plastics." Machinability of Fibre-Reinforced Plastics (2015): 179-194. De Gruyter Publications, Berlin. ISBN (Online): 9783110292251.
Rajeevlochana G. Chittawadigi reviewed papers for the "28th International Conference on CADCAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future 2016"
Dr. T. Srinivas Rao, reviewed one paper for 12th IEEE India International Conference, INDICON 2015, on Electronics, Energy, Environment, Communication, Computer, Control, (E3-C3) )IEEE INDICON 2015, held during 17 Dec - 19 Dec 2015at JamiaMilliaIslamia University, Maulana Mohammad Ali JauharMarg,JamiaNagar,NewDelhi,India.
Mr.Prashanth, exhibited an Academia Project on “Design and Development of Anti-Clogging and Drainage Inspection Robot” at Innovation Festival 2015 on 21st & 22nd February 2015, held at Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum (VITM), Bangalore.
Mr. DebjyotiSahu, Assistant Professor, delivered an Invited Talk entitled "Hydrogen Adsorption on MOF Composites: A Review" and he chaired the session for "Energy Technology"at “2nd International Conference on Nanotechnology (ICNT 2015) and Indo-USA joint Symposium on New Approaches to Energy Harvesting: Alternative to fossil fuel” held during February 19-22, 2015 at Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, PurbaMedinipur, West Bengal, INDIA.[Abstract]
Mr.Prashanth B.N & Mr.Pramod R exhibited an Academia Project on “Design and Fabrication of Magnetic Coolant Filter” at IMTEX 2015 - 17th Indian Metal-cutting Machine Tool Exhibition with International Participation from 22nd to 28th January 2015 at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC),Bengaluru, India.
Mr.Ulhas K Annigeri represented Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetam, Bengaluru campus in the exhibition of projects at IMTEX 2015 at BIEC Bengaluru on 24th January 2015
Mr.Balasubramanya & Mr.Dileep B.P. along with student co-ordinators Karthikdeep and Giridharan.P attended IMTEX-2015 at BIEC, Bengaluru on 23rd January 2015
B. Tech project on "Design and Development of Drainage Inspection and Anti-Clogging Robot" under the guidance of Mr. Prashanth B. N. sponsored by KSCST (Rs. 6500/-) during the year 2013-14 under 37th series Student Project Program (SPP) was evaluated successfully at Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore, on 10th May 2014.
B. Tech project on "Development of an Eco-friendly Pneumatic Engine for Reduced Fuel Consumption" under the guidance of Mr. Shashi Kumar M E, sponsored by KSCST (Rs. 6500/-) during the year 2013-14 under 37th series Student Project Program (SPP) was evaluated successfully at Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore, on 10th May 2014.
B. Tech project on "Design and Development of Automobile Driving Mechanism for Disabled Arm People" the guidance of Mr. Pramod R, sponsored by KSCST (Rs. 6500/-) during the year 2013-14 under 37th series Student Project Program (SPP) was evaluated successfully at Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore, on 10th May 2014.
|Name of the student||Paper Title|
|Saneesh Nair -4S MTech (TSES)||Performance investigation of rotary heat exchanger installed with four ducts using CFD|
|Pankaj Ravindra Badgujar||Analytical performance analysis of cross flow louvered fin automobile Radiator|
Three Members Ajith R, Tejesh Pala and Ganesh Nair for SAEINDIA BAJA 2017 from “TEAM AMEYA” representing Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore collegiate club attended the Baja Mega Workshop organized by SAEINDIA for the mBaja and eBaja teams held on 22nd and 23rd of October, 2016, at SRM University, Chennai.
The workshop was organized to help the students to manufacture their Baja Buggy. Major topics like braking, suspension, DFMEA, DVP report and design report making were discussed in the workshop. They also explained about the various phases that is to be cleared before the Final event at PITHAMPORE, INDORE.
A Report on Auto Quiz Final Round - SAEINDIA Collegiate club ASE Bangalore in collaboration with Quiz club has conducted Auto quiz final round on 29th Jan 2016. The first round was held in the month of october-2015. The main motto of the Auto Quiz was to bring all the automobile enthusiasts together and test their skills. 20 teams, with 3 participants each, participated in the first round, out of which 8 teams were selected for the final round. The questions of the final round were 30% technical and 70% general. Students participated in the quiz with great interest and had great fun. Finally team 'Autowala' won the quiz.
The Forum for Mechanical Engineers, “Ingenium” organised a visit to IMTEX ’16 for third year students on 23 January 2016. The exhibitors were from 30 countries and from over 500 brands. A total of 69 studentsof 6thSem Mechanical Engineering registered for the event. The students were accompanied by faculty members Mr.PhanibhushanaM.V, Dr.Veeresh Kumar. G.B,Mr. Ravikumar.V, & Mr. Mohan Kumar. S, also participated in the event.
“Screw Your Brain with Ingenum-III” - The event was organized and conducted by Ingenium forum on 28th Jan 2016. It was a continuation of the event conducted on 21/01/16.52 students from 2S ME attended the event.
The procedure of conducting the event was similar to earlier mentioned events. Working of Air Bagswas explained in a detailed way. In the second part, students were given a brain teaser question. Then a brain teaser question was posed and students were asked to find the answers before next session. Participants showed their enthusiasm by attending the event in large numbers consistently.
“Screw Your Brain with Ingenum-II” - The event was organized and conducted by Ingenium forum on 21stJan 2016. It was a continuation of the event conducted on 18/01/16. 53 students from 2S ME attended the event.
Students came up with the answers posed at previous episode. First part of the event was exploring a basic machine and explain about the mechanism. Working of Hand Grenades were explained in a detailed way. In the second part, students were given a crazy logical question with miscellaneous answers and voting for answers were called. Then a brain teaser question was posed and students were asked to find the answers before next session. Participants enjoyed this technical event too.
“Screw Your Brain with Ingenum-I” - The event was organized and conducted by Ingenium forum members on 18th Jan 2016 under the able guidance of Mr. V. Ravi Kumar, Mentor, Ingenium Forum. The main theme of the event was to instill awareness about the basic mechanisms that were involved in the basic machines which is utilized in day to day life.67 students from 2S ME attended the event.
Students were briefed about the event and the introduction was held in a very interactive manner. First part of the event was exploring a basic machine and explanation about the mechanism. Working of toilet flushers were explained in a detailed way.Another,a myth buster question was about Archer’s Paradox. Then a brain teaser question was posed and students were asked to find the answers before next session.Participants enjoyed the event and were impressed with the technical event on machines.
INDUSTRIAL VISIT TO TOYOTA KIRLOSKAR AUTO PARTS PVT LTD on 12 April 201520 S6 Mechanical Engineering students accompanied by Mr.Balasubramanya, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering visited the premises of Toyota KirloskarAuto Parts Pvt Ltd at Bidadi Industrial Estate, Bangalore. The students were given a guided tour of the Transmission Assembly line. The students were first briefed about the company, its products and how the entire infrastructure of the plant is spread-out. A guide was allotted, who explained the steps involved in the assembly of both R-type transmission of the Toyota Hilux which is of 100% export quality and which consumes less power but provides a higher speed and S-type transmission of the Toyota Etios and EtiosLiva assembled at the Toyota Kirloskar Motors, Bangalore. Also a walkthrough of the basic training activities of the company was given to the students. The trip bolstered the understanding of the students in the field of vehicle design and manufacturing processes involved in the same. Also it gave an insight how shop floors are designed to give Maximum production in least time