Introduction

The Department of Mechatronics aims not only at providing quality technical education but also strives to imbibe employability skills, build leaders of tomorrow and prepare graduates for the world at large. Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary branch of engineering that not many have traversed. Hence the joy of unravelling the unexplored is impeccable.

The Department focuses on the engineering of both electrical and mechanical systems, and also includes a combination of robotics, electronics, computer, telecommunications, systems, control, and product engineering.

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The state-of-the-art modern classrooms, well equipped laboratories, Siemens Centre of Excellence, Bosch Rexroth Centre of Competence, Robotics Centre of Excellence sets the Department apart. Dedicated faculty and innovative teaching-learning process caters to the diverse student base. While academic excellence is a priority, students are provided with best sports and cultural facilities to nurture their inherent talents.

Vision

To accomplish excellence in imparting Quality Education in Mechatronics and to contribute to community through Research and Development

Mission

  • To divulge knowledge in the fields of mechanical, electronics, control, software, computer engineering and related areas with a emphasis on evolving the essential proficiency and virtues anticipated of Mechatronics engineer
  • To establish best in class laboratories to endorse applied knowledge of Mechatronics to meet the needs of the society
  • To instill better interpersonal abilities, promote leadership, ethics and entrepreneurship among students for their persistent growth through teaching and learning process
  • To prepare robust and responsible graduate to pursue higher studies and research to meet the global requirements by providing state of the art infrastructure

Program Educational Objectives(PEOs)

Graduates of the program will

  • Be able to solve engineering problems and develop sustainable products by integrating multidisciplinary knowledge in Mechanical, Electronics, Computer and Control engineering to meet societal needs.
  • Be able to work and manage teams in cross-cultural, multinational and multilingual environment with competent interpersonal and communication skills along with high professional, social and ethical morale.
  • Have research aptitude and engage in continual learning with inclination towards entrepreneurship

Program Specific Outcomes(PSOs)

Graduates of the Mechatronics Engineering will be able to

  • Exhibit multi-disciplinary knowledge in Mechanical, Electronics, Computer and Control Engineering to excel in professional career.
  • Manage and lead teams with ethics, have research aptitude, adapt to current trends in technologies and contribute to the society with a passion towards life-long learning

Program Outcomes (POs)

PO1: Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems
PO2: Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, 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
PO4: 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
PO5: 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
PO6: 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
PO7: 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
PO8: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice
PO9: Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings
PO10: 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
PO11: 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
PO12: 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

Department Advisory Board

  • Dr. M Lokesha, HoD, Department of Mechatronics, Chairman
  • Dr. G L Easwara Prasad, Head of the Institution, Member
  • Dr. Divakara Shetty, Professor & Dean Academics, Member
  • Mrs. Ashwini T P, Senior Assistant Professor, NBA Coordinator
  • Mr. Kirankumar M V, Assistant Professor, Member
  • Mr. Glenson Toney, Assistant Professor, Member
  • Ms. Rumana Ali, Assistant Professor, Member
  • Dr. S M Kulkarni, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engg. NITK, Surathkal, Academic Expert
  • Mr. Abhinandana, Technical lead, Ability Innovation Centre, Bangalore, Industry Expert
  • Mr. Vighneshwara C, Student Member
  • Ms. Ashwitha, Student Member
  • Mr. Subhash M S, Alumni Member (2014-18 Batch)
  • Mr. Stalin D, Alumni Member (2015-19 Batch)

FACULTY

lokesha-m

Dr. Lokesh M

Position: Professor & HOD
Phone: 9632 352 437
Email: hodmtr@mite.ac.in

Educational Qualification

Ph.D

Total experience

29 Years

Area of Interest

  • Vibration measurement analysis and control
  • Condition Monitoring of rotating Machinery
  • Fault diagnosis and ANN application

Subjects Handled

  • Mechanical Vibrations
  • Dynamics of Machines
  • Product Design Principles
  • Principles of Maintenance
  • Maintenance Engineering and management
  • Operations Research
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
  • Electro Mechanical Condition Monitoring
  • Process Equipment Maintenance

Conference/Journal Publications

  • Lokesha, Samson Alemayehu ( 2002) Air spring suspension system using tennis balls. Journal of faculty of engineering, Defense University, volume 2 issue 2. PP 15-18.
  • Lokesha, M., Manik Chandra Majumder, Ramachandran, K.P. and Khalid Fathi Abdul Raheem (2011) Fault diagnosis in gears using wavelet envelop power spectrum. International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, 3 (8), pp. 156-167.
  • Praneeth Chandran, Lokesha, M., Majumder, M.C. and Khalid Fathi Abdul Raheem (2012) Gear fault diagnosis using Laplace wavelet kurtosis and wavelet statistical parameters. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 3 (9), pp. 1-8.
  • Lokesha, M., Manik Chandra Majumder, Ramachandran, K.P. and Khalid Fathi Abdul Raheem (2012) Fault diagnosis in gears using Laplace wavelet kurtosis. Proceedings of International Conference on Challenges and Opportunities in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management Studies, (ICCOMIM – 2012), pp. 170-174.
  • Praneeth Chandran, Nabeel Ahmed, Lokesha, M. and Khalid Fathi Abdul Raheem (2012) Application of wavelet analysis and ANN for fault diagnosis of gears. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Production Energy and Reliability (ICPER 2012), paper number 1569602551, Universiti of Teknologi, PETRONAS, Malaysia, ISBN-978-983-2271-82-6.
  • Praneeth Chandran, Lokesha, M., Majumder, M.C. and Ramachandran, K.P. (2013) Laplace and Morlet wavelet analysis for gear fault diagnosis: A comparative study. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, Vol. 3 (1), pp. 31-35.
  • Lokesha, M., Manik Chandra Majumder, Ramachandran, K.P. and Khalid Fathi Abdul Raheem (2013) Wavelet enveloped power spectrum and optimal filtering for fault diagnosis in gear. International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology, 2 (7), pp. 656-664.
  • Lokesha, M., Manik Chandra Majumder, Ramachandran, K.P. and Khalid Fathi Abdul Raheem (2013) Fault detection and diagnosis in gears using wavelet enveloped power spectrum and ANN. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology,    9 (2), pp. 146-158.
  • Lokesha,M. C. Majumder and K. P. Ramachandran(2015) Fault Detection and Diagnosis in Gears Using Wavelet Analysis Techniques and Comparison on their Diagnostic Capability. 6th International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Technologies (MIMT 2015), 6th 7th March 2015, Melaka Malaysia.
  • Priya Priya s. Nandral, M (2015)Security Integrated System Using 3 DOF Robotic Lamps Along With SMS Alert International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Research Vol. 3, Issue 2, pp 378-382
  • Neelakantha V. Londe,T Jayaraju,CR Rajashekar, T K Chandrashekar,Lokesha M,V Ramesha (2015) Determination of Fracture Toughness in Tensile Fracture and Fatigue Fracture of Steels, International Conference on Aeronautical, Robotics and Manufacturing Engineering (ARME’2015) Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Lokesha, M. C. Majumder, and K. P. Ramachandran (2015) Fault Detection and Diagnosis in Gears Using Wavelet Analysis Techniques and Comparison on their Diagnostic Capability, , journal of Applied Mechanics and Materials,Volume: Manufacturing Science and Technology VI, Trans Tech publications Inc, page ISBN 978-3-03835-543-4  pp587-591
  • Abdulrahman Abdulshakoor Al Bulushi,R. Rameshkumar and M. Lokesha (2015) Fault Diagnosis in Belts using Time and Frequency based Signal Processing Techniques, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Sciences And Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 11, November 2015 page 12-20.
  • Lestin Jills Joseph , M (2016) Arduino based real time driver drowsiness detection and mobile alert system using Bluetooth, International Journal Of Engineering And Computer Science ISSN:2319-7242 Volume 5 Issue 09 September 2016 Page No.18106-18111
  • Santosh, M.Lokesha and L.H.Manjunatha (2017) A Review on Automatic Fault Detection and Diagnosis in a Single Point Cutting Tool Using Wavelet Analysis, International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering, Vol.3, Special Issue 1 Aug – 2017 page 230-234
  • Sujesh Kumar, M Lokesha, Kiran Kumar and Srinivas K R (2018) Vibration based Fault Diagnosis Techniques for Rotating Mechanical Component: Review Paper, IConMMEE 2018 IOP Publishing IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 376 (2018) 012109 doi:10.1088/1757-899X/376/1/012109
  • Kiran Kumar M V, M Lokesha, Sujesh Kumar and Ajith Kumar (2018) Review on Condition Monitoring of Bearings using vibration analysis techniques, IConMMEE 2018 IOP Publishing IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 376 (2018) 012110 doi:10.1088/1757-899X/376/1/012110
  • Santosh , Manjunath L H , Lokesha M (2018) A review: Mechanical Properties of HSS Steel by deep Cryo-Treatment, IConMMEE 2018 IOP Publishing IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 376 (2018) 012098 doi:10.1088/1757-899X/376/1/012098
  • Sujesh Kumar , Lokesha, Akshatha G K , Balaji K N , N Raghavendra , Uma Shankar (2018) Fault Diagnosis in Belt Drive Transmission using Wavelet Spectrum, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Volume 7, Special Issue 7
  • Vinaykumar Manjunath Naik, Ramesh K M , Sathyanarayana, M Lokesha (2018) Design of Effective Hydraulic Braking System for Formula Motorsport Car, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 376 (2018) 012101 doi:10.1088/1757–899X/376/1/012101
  • Ramesh K M,Vinaykumar Manjunath Naik ,Sathyanarayana ,M Lokesha,(2018) Design of efficient powertrain system for a motorsports race car using a bike engine, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 376 (2018) 012102 doi:10.1088/1757-899X/376/1/012102
  • Santosh, Mohammed Riyaz Ahmed, Manjunatha L. H, M, Ajay Kumar. B. S & Praveen Digge(2018) The performance optimization of deep cryogenically treated M2 HSS tool in turning of C45 steel for hardness and MRR, International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD) ISSN (P): 2249-6890; ISSN (E): 2249-8001 Vol. 8, Special Issue 6, Oct 2018, 903-910.
  • Santosh, Mohammed Riyaz Ahmed, Manjunatha L. H, M (2018) FUZZY LOGIC AND REGRESSION MODELLING OF MACHINING PARAMETERS IN TURNING USING CRYO-TREATED M2 HSS TOOL, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology (IJMET) Volume 9, Issue 10, October 2018, pp. 200–210, Article ID: IJMET_09_10_019
  • Santosh, Mohammed Riyaz, Lokesha, Manjunatha L H. “Investigation of Machinability Characteristics on C45 steel with Cryogenically Treated HSS Tool for Cutting force and temperature using Statistical Technique”. IJMMT Vol. X, No. 2/2018
  • Santosh, Mohammed Riyaz, Lokesha, Manjunatha L H. “Investigating the Impact of Deep Cryogenic Treatment on Surface Roughness and Cutting Force in Turning C45 Steel” Elsevier Materials today: Proceedings, IConAMMA 2018.
  • Santosh, Mohammed Riyaz, Manjunatha L. H, Lokesha. “Investigation of Machinability Characteristics on C45 Steel Alloy while Turning with Untreated and Cryotreated M2 HSS Cutting Tools”.ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Vol. 14, No. 1, January 2019.
  • Santosh, Mohammed Riyaz, Lokesha, Manjunatha L. H. “Application Potential of Fuzzy and Regression in Optimization of MRR and Surface Roughness during Machining of C45 Steel”. Periodica Polytechnica Mechanical Engineering, 2019.
  • SANTOSH KUMAR, Mohammed Riyaz Ahmed, Lokesha M and Manjunath lh ” Investigation of Machinability Characteristics on C45 Steel with Cryogenically Treated M2 HSS Tool using Statistical Technique” International Journal for Simulation and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (IJSMDO), 2019.

Dr. Lokesh M

Professor & HOD
dean divakar shetty

Dr. Divakara Shetty

Position: Dean Academics
Email: #

Educational Qualification

BE, M.Tech, Ph.D

Total Experience

33 Years

Areas of Interest

  • Corrosion Engineering
  • Personnel Management
  • Composite Materials

Conference / Journal Publications

Journals

Conference or Workshop Item

Dr. Divakara Shetty

Dean Academics
ashwini

Mrs. Ashwini T P

Position: Senior Assistant Professor
Phone: #
Email: ashwinitp@mite.ac.in

Educational Qualification

BE, M.Tech, Pursuing PhD

Total Experience

13 years

Areas of Interest

  • Image Processing
  • AI

Professional Memberships

ISTE

Subjects Handled

  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Microcontroller
  • Embedded system-ARM
  • Embedded System
  • Real time System
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Analog Electronics
  • Basic Electronics
  • Information theory and coding
  • Microprocessor
  • VLSI

Workshops / FDPs / SDPs / STTPs Attended/Conducted

22

Conference / Journal Publications

  • Ashwini TP,Balachandra Achar, K Praveen Shenoy, “Random Forest Algorithm based Strain Analysis on Composite Materials using Digital Image Processing ”, GCASSTE-2020, MITE, Moodabidri, 30-31 January 2020
  • Ashwini TP,BalachandraAchar,  “A Survey on Image Analysis to determine Strain Distribution in Geosynthetics ”,  ICECIC-2019,IEEE , Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu, 30-31 January 2019
  • Sanjay, AshwiniTP,  “A study on Estimation of Phytoplankton Chlorophyll Level in Lakes by NDVI sensor Based System ” ICECIC-2019,IEEE , Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu,  IJERT 2019, volvume7,Issue 10,2019
  • Ravikumar, Ashwini TP, “Low cost Low power Solar Based Multilevel Water Pumping for Irrigation”,IJR, volume 2, Issue 05, May 2015, Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu, IJERT 2019, volvume7,Issue 10.
  • K Praveen Shenoy, Ashwini T P, “Trajectory Tracking of a 3-DOF Helicopter by LQR based PID Controller”, GCASSTE 2020, MITE, Moodbidri

Mrs. Ashwini T P

Senior Assistant Professor
chennakeshava

Mr. Chennakeshava

Position: Senior Assistant Professor
Phone: #
Email: chennakeshava@mite.ac.in

Educational Qualification

M.Tech

Total Experience

8

Areas of Interest

Machine Design

Professional Memberships

SAE

Subjects Handled

  • FEM
  • Vibrations
  • TOM
  • Design of machine Elements
  • H&P
  • CAMD
  • CAD
  • NTM
  • Composite Materials
  • DFM
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Tribology
  • Operation Research
  • Operation Management and Automotive Engineering

Workshops / FDPs / SDPs / STTPs Attended/Conducted

15

Conference / Journal Publications

  •  MohitePalash Pravin, Pranav Sharma3, S. Rohit4, Shah Vrudant5, Experimental Setup to Determine Stress Wave Propagation in a Compound Bar, Journal of Material & Metallurgical Engineering 8, no. 2 (2018): 1-6
  • R Chethan1, Parvatini Sri Naga Venkat2*, Dr. G S Gopala Krishna3, R Chennakesava4, ScienceDirect, Materials Today: Proceedings 5 (2018) 19330–19339,
  • Ravichandran G1 · Rathnakar G2 · Santhosh N1 · Chennakeshava R1 · Mosharib Ahmad Hashmi1,Enhancement of mechanical properties of epoxy/halloysite nanotube(HNT) nanocomposites, Research Article, Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019.

Funded Projects

1

Mr. Chennakeshava

Senior Assistant Professor
rumana-ali

Mrs. Rumana Ali

Position: Assistant Professor
Email: #

Mrs. Rumana Ali

Assistant Professor
kiran-kumar-m-v

Mr. Kiran Kumar

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: #
Email: kirankumar@mite.ac.in

Educational Qualification

M.E

Total Experience

5.10 YEARS

Areas of Interest

  • Condition Monitoring
  • Machine Design

Professional Memberships

ISTE

Subjects Handled

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Theory of Machines
  • Manufacturing technology technology
  • Product design and Development
  • Computer Integrated manufacturing
  • Automation in Manufacturing

Workshops / FDPs / SDPs / STTPs Attended/Conducted

10

Conference / Journal Publications

  • Kirankumar M V, Dr.Lokesha M, Sujesh kumar,Ajith Kumar Shetty. Review on condition monitoring of bearings using Vibration Analysis. publication in International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing, Materials & Energy Engineering (Icon MMEE-2018) at MITE, Moodbidri.
  • Sujeshkumar, Dr.Lokesha M, Kirankumar M V. Vibration based Fault Diagnosis Techniques for Rotating Mechanical Components: Review Paper. Publication in International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing, Materials & Energy Engineering (Icon MMEE-2018) at MITE, Moodbidri.
  • Vinod , Ajith Kumar , B Suresha , M V Kiran Kumar and S Ramesh. Study on Two Body Abrasive Wear behaviour of Carboxyl Graphene Reinforced Epoxy Nano-composites. Publication in International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing, Materials & Energy Engineering (Icon MMEE-2018) at MITE, Moodbidri.

Funded Projects

KSCST Project for the Academic Year 2019-2020

Mr. Kiran Kumar

Assistant Professor
glenson

Glenson Toney

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: #
Email: #

Glenson Toney

Assistant Professor
soumya-kini

Ms. Sowmya Kini

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: #
Email: sowmyakini@mite.ac.in

Educational Qualification

B.E, M.Tech, Ph.D.(Pursuing)

Total Experience

9

Areas of Interest

  • Power Electronics
  • Power Systems
  • Machine Learning

Professional Memberships

  • ACM
  • N2Women

Subjects Handled

  • Basic Electrical
  • Basic Electronics
  • Analog Electronics
  • Microprocessors
  • Wireless Communication
  • Embedded Systems
  • Power Electronics
  • Vlsi Design

Workshops / FDPs / SDPs / STTPs Attended/Conducted

8

Conference / Journal Publications 

  • Sowmya Kini M, Rekha Bhandarkar” Comparative Analysis of Vehicle Detection and Counting Algorithms for Traffic Systems” International Journal of Engineering Research and Application, ISSN:2248-9622, Vol.10,Issue 03(Series -II),March 2020, pp 50-54

Ms. Sowmya Kini

Assistant Professor
akshaya-d-shetty

Ms. Akshaya D Shetty

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: #
Email: akshaya@mite.ac.in

Educational Qualification

M.Tech, PhD( pursuing)

Total Experience

03

Areas of Interest

  • Signal Processing
  • Image processing

Subjects Handled

  • Wireless Communication
  • Wireless Networks
  • Computer Organization
  • Microcontroller
  • Virtual Instrumentation
  • PLC and SCADA
  • Instrumentation and Measurement
  • Wireless Networks and Communication

Workshops / FDPs / SDPs / STTPs Attended/Conducted

6

Conference / Journal Publications

  • Akshaya D. Shetty, “Detection of intruders in warehouses using Infrared based Thermopile Sensor Array”, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 376 (2018) 012087, pp. 1-5, 2018.
  • Akshaya D. Shetty, Disha, Shubha B., Suryanarayana K., ““Detection and Tracking of a Human Using the Infrared Thermopile Array Sensor-Grid-EYE”, Proceedings of 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Computing Instrumentation and ControlTechnologies (ICICICT), pp. 1490-1495, 2017.
  • Akshaya D. Shetty, Disha, Shubha B., Suryanarayana K, “The Comparative Study on Thermocouple and Thermopile used for Temperature Measurement”, Institute for Exploring Advances in Engineering, pp. 37-39, 2017.
  • Akshaya D. Shetty, Disha, Shubha B., Suryanarayana K, “Temperature Based Moving Object Tracking Using Infrared Thermopile Array Sensor”, Special Issue of NMAMIT Annual Research Journal, pp. 123-126, 2017.

Ms. Akshaya D Shetty

Assistant Professor
k-praveen-shenot

Mr. Praveen Shenoy

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: #
Email: praveenks@mite.ac.in

Educational Qualification

B.Tech(Mechatronics), M.Tech(Control Systems)

Total Experience

1 Year

Areas of Interest

  • Robotics and Automation
  • Process Control
  • Machine Learning

Professional Memberships

ISTE

Subjects Handled

  • Virtual Instrumentation
  • Automotive Electronics and Hybrid Vehicles
  • Industrial Robotics
  • Satellite Communication
  • Mechatronics Systems Design

Workshops / FDPs / SDPs / STTPs Attended/Conducted

3

Conference / Journal Publications

  •  K Praveen Shenoy, Ashwini T P“Trajectory Tracking of a 3-DOF Helicopter by LQR based PID Controller”, presented at GCASSTE 2020, MITE, Moodbidri
  • Applied for Indian Patent for “Automated Food Processing Machine Using Programmable Logic Controller” on November 29th, 2018 with Indian Patent Application Number ‘201841045058’ by, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal. Status: Published
  • Applied for Indian Patent for “Triphibious Vehicle” on August 4th 2017 with Indian Patent Application Number ‘201741027807’ through Manipal Academy of Higher Education and Centre for Avionics, MAHE,Manipal. Status: Published
  • Prajwal Shenoy, T, Praveen Shenoy, K, Khan, L, Aziz, S, Afran, S & Kumar, K 2018, ‘Design and development of a novel triphibian quadcopter’ International Journal of Engineering and Technology (UAE), vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 1-4. DOI: 10.14419/ ijet.v7i2.21.11822

Funded Projects

KSCST Project for the academic year 2019-2020

Mr. Praveen Shenoy

Assistant Professor

Infrastructure

The Department has an infrastructure of global standards that cater to the need of emerging Mechatronics graduates. The infrastructure is designed and developed to promote learning and aid delivery of quality technical education.

The classrooms are well lit and built to act as a conducive space that would promote active learning. High speed internet connectivity, Digital Projectors, comfortable furniture’s support learning.

Mechatronics being an inter-disciplinary engineering stream has the right mixture of Electrical, Mechanical and IT Labs which provides hands-on experience to the graduating students. Some of the major laboratories that the department owns are Virtual Instrumentation Lab, Robotics Lab, PLC and SCADA Lab, CAMD Lab, Simulation Lab, Power Electronics Lab, Analog and Digital Electronics Lab, Material Testing Lab, Microcontroller Lab, Fluid Mechanics Lab and Mechanical Workshop.

ROBOTICS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE
The Centre of Excellence is established with an investment of around INR 50 Lakhs, has IRB1520 ID Industrial Grade 6 Axis Articulated Robot which and 50 Licences of Robot Simulation Software. The robot operates on 3-Phase supply with a stabilizer for voltage fluctuation protection and has teach pendant for providing input commands. The robot is capable of palletizing and Welding simulation and comprises of a mechanical as well as pneumatic grippers for pick-and-place operations. The robot has a rated payload capacity of 4 kg and has a reach of 1500mm.

Material Testing Lab

This lab is part of the curriculum of second year Mechanical Engineering. The lab has various material testing equipment’s like Universal testing machine, Torsion testing machine, Hardness testing machines, Impact testing machine, Furnace, Wear testing machine, Non-destructive testing.

Foundry and Forging Lab

This lab is part of the curriculum of second year Mechanical Engineering. It has two sections, Foundry & Forging. In Foundry basic work skill of making moulds with the mould sand is taught to the students. In addition to it, sand testing experiments are also taught. The major equipment’s available are sand sieving unit, compressive strength testing, permeability test, etc.

In the forging section, the basic work of shaping the metals by forging operations are taught.

Mechanical Measurements and Metrology Lab

Mechanical measurements and Metrology Lab has various measurement and calibration equipments. The major measuring instruments available are Profile projector, Tool maker’s microscope, Floating carriage micrometer, Autocollimator, etc. The major calibration equipments are Sine bars with slip gauges, Thermocouple, Sine center, Strain gauge, Pressure gauge, etc.

Machine Shop

In machine shop the skill of machining operations using various machine tools are taught to the students in their second year of Mechanical engineering. The major machine tools available in the Machine shop are Lathes, Shaping machines, Milling machines, Grinding machines, and Drilling machines. The various jobs taught in the lathe machine are turning, taper turning, parting, thread cutting etc. Also the gear cutting operation and shaping operations are taught.

Energy Conversion Shop

This is part of fifth semester Mechanical Engineering curriculum. The major equipments available are Four stroke single Cylinder Diesel Engine, Four stroke single cylinder petrol engine, Two stroke single cylinder petrol engine, Four stroke Multi cylinder petrol engine, Abel Flash & Fire point testing, Pensky Martin Flash & Fire point testing, Viscometer, Calorimeter, Valve & Port timing, and Planimeter.

Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Lab

This is part of fifth semester Mechanical Engineering curriculum. The major equipments available are Pelton Wheel Turbine, Francis Turbine, Kaplan Turbine, Flow Measuring Equipments, Orifice meter, Air Compressor, Impact of jet on Vanes, Notches, and Centrifugal Pump.

CAMA/CIM Lab

This lab is setup for Computer Aided Modelling and Analysis lab for 6thsemester Mechanical engineering and Computer Integrated Manufacturing lab for 7thsemester Mechanical engineering. The lab has 36 workstations installed with FEMAP and Edge Cam Software.

Heat Transfer Lab

This is part of sixth semester Mechanical Engineering curriculum. The major equipments available are Air Conditioner, Refrigerator, Heat Exchangers, Heat Transfer Coefficient of a Composite Wall, Heat Transfer Coefficient in free Convection , Heat Transfer Coefficient in a forced convection, Flow through a Pipe, Emissivity of a Surface, Stefan Boltzman Constant, LMTD & Effectiveness in a Parallel Flow and Counter flow Heat Exchanger, Boiling of Liquid and Condensation of Vapour, Transient Conduction Heat Transfer, Effectiveness on Metallic Fin, and Thermal Conductivity Equipments.

Design Lab

This is part of seventh semester Mechanical Engineering curriculum. The major equipments available are Journal Bearing, Polaris cope, Governors, Vibration Test Rig, Balancing Apparatus, Deflection of Curved beams with strain gauge and strain indicator, Gyroscope, Whirling of Shafts, and Diffused light Polari scope.

Department Forum

Mechatronics and Automation Club for Xploration (MACX) is a Technical and cultural Association run by and for the students of Mechatronic Engineering, MITE Moodbidri, under the guidance of a faculty coordinator. It is headed by President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Sports Coordinator and Cultural Coordinator who are nominated and elected by the students of the department.

Since its inception in 2014, MACX has been actively organizing various activities to instill passion, vigor and enthusiasm amongst the students. It has consistently been the pioneer in subduing difficulties of the various aspects of technical fields through guest lectures, workshops, seminars, tech-talks and alumni interactions. The prime motive of the association has been to encourage students to display their hidden talents and to provide a platform to showcase their competence and nourish interpersonal skills which would help them in realizing their dreams.

The association also focuses on keeping up with the present trends by actively organizing workshop on current technologies and guiding students for higher education by various interactive sessions. Students are also mentored and encouraged to participate in social impact programmes such as blood donation camps, Swachh Bharat Campaigns, Visits to Orphanages and old age homes and providing selfless service to rural areas to aid in overall development.

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