Vivekananda Group of Institutions

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Approved by AICTE, New Delhi and Affiliated to JNTU, Hyderabad.

Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Mechanical Engineering is one of oldest and broadest branches of engineering disciplines. Mechanical engineers develop, design, manufacture, and test tools, engines, machines, and other mechanical devices. They also conduct research all the above-mentioned specializations, they work on power-producing machines such as electric generators, internal combustion engines, and steam and gas turbines. Further, they develop power-using machines such as refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment, machine tools, material handling systems, elevators and escalators, industrial production equipment, and robots used in manufacturing. In addition Mechanical engineers design tools to other engineers for their work.

Computers assist mechanical engineers by accurately and efficiently performing computations, and by permitting the modeling and simulation of new designs as well as facilitating changes to existing designs. Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) are used for designing data processing and for turning the design into a product.

Course Outlook:
The course is of 4 years, divided into first year and 6 semesters each of about 6 months. At the end of 1st year and each semester an examination is held to judge the understanding of the students in that year/semester. During the first year the students learn Fundamentals of Computing, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Engineering Design. From second year onwards they are exposed to specialized subjects like Mechanics, Kinematics, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Materials Science, etc.
To get admission in to B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering under convener quota one needs to clear the entrance examination conducted by the State Government. For Management quota the General criteria are that one should be 10 + 2 passed with 50% aggregate and Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as the optional subjects.

Prospects:

Mechanical engineers work in various industries. One can specialize in any of the following such as energy systems; applied mechanics; automotive design; manufacturing; materials; plant engineering and maintenance; pressure vessels and piping; and heating, refrigeration, and air-conditioning systems. Emerging Technologies in Biotechnology, Materials Science and Nanotechnology are creating new job opportunities for Mechanical Engineers.

Core Companies for Mechanical Engineers: ISRO, DRDO, Indian Railway, ABB, TATA Motors, General Motors, Fiat, Reliance Industries, Reliance Power Ltd, Asoka Leyland, Mahindra and Mahindra are just a few to name.

 

Faculty at VGI:

Dr. B.G.Krishna Reddi M. Tech.  Ph. D,

Professor, joined REC (The First REC in India) Warangal as an Associate Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering in 1964 and retired as the Dean. He has undergone a number of Industrial Training programs and attended and conducted a number of winter and summer schools, seminars and conferences. He has travelled in USA, Europe, Malaysia and Singapore to present research papers in different seminars. He taught a number of courses for the UG, PG, UG (FDH) and PG (PTDC) at REC Warangal. He guided 52 UG projects and 45 PG dissertations and 4 Ph. D Thesis.  He has 55 Research publications to his credit. Best Teacher Award is given by RECTAW of RECW. He is the guiding force of the department.

Sri K.Naga Raja Rao,

Assistant Professor. He has 35 years of teaching experience and served many appreciable cadres in technical education and presently rendering services as professor and HOD mechanical in engineering. He retired as Principal, Government Polytechnic, from department of technical education (CAP) Hyderabad. His specialization is Power Plants. Taken active role in many versatile training programs, including TTTI, Adyar, and Chennai and also in academic programs from Institution of Engineers, Khairtabad, Hyderabad, including presentation of papers in lab programs, connected to Manufacturing Processes and Automobile Engineering. As an authorized faculty (part-time), worked at both AP productivity council (APPC) and National Productivity Council (NPC) for several years. Been elevated as best teacher in many academic assignments, especially in Thermodynamics, Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Mechanics of Fluids and Hydraulic Machines, and Dynamics of Machinery. A member of Indian Society for Technical Education. He is our guiding force.

Mrs. P. Naimisha Reddy, B.Tech
She has completed her B. Tech program from JNTU Hyderabad. She is teaching Engineering Drawing subjects for the last 2 years.

 

Sri R. Seetharam, M. Tech. from NIT (Trichy)
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Department is teaching the subject Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic Machines. He has U G degree B.E in Mechanical (Production) Engineering from Osmania University and M. Tech (Manufacturing technology) from National Institute of Technology-TRICHY.

 

Sri P. Madhukar, M. Tech [N I T Trichy]
Assistant Professor in Mechanical Department. He did his M.Tech from NIT-Trichy and BE from Osmania University Hyderabad. He is handling Mechanics of Solids to Mechanical and Civil Departments, Metallurgy and Material Science to Mechanical Department.  He has attended a short-term course on Finite element analysis (one week program) and surface engineering (one week program) in NIT-TRICHY

 

Ch. Bhagathchandra Prasad, B. Tech
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Department has experience in teaching the subjects Applied Thermodynamics and Mechatronics. He has done his B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from JNTUK.

 

Sri SABHAVAT RAMESH,
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Department completed his B. Tech from HNTU Hyderabad and teaching the subjects Unconventional Machining Process and Design of Machine Members-I.

 

Sri K.BALAJI

Lab technician in mechanical department. He has 20 years of experience as plant operator in machine maintenance department of Allwyn Hyderabad limitedastate government company. He has four years of experience in engineering college,he also worked as an instructor in NagarjunaITIKukatpally, Hyderabad.

 

 

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