About the Department
Twenty first century is poised to become a century of space explorations and manned missions to other planets. It will be a time of space stations and robotic probes. The world will continue to need aerospace scientists, engineers, technologists and technicians to accomplish these highly exciting and challenging missions. Keeping this in mind the Department of Aeronautical Engineering was started in Bharath University in the year 2012.
The Aeronautical Engineering students are encouraged to actively involve in research projects and come out with innovative ideas. With constant support extended by the Management, the basic infra-structure needed for regular curricular programs as well as for fundamental and applied research is being established in the Department.
The Department provides a conducive academic environment for both students and faculty to bring out the best outcome from them.
To impart excellent research oriented graduate course in Aeronautical Engineering through state of the art education techniques, innovative methods and continuously support and strengthen the aerospace research, design, development and manufacturing related industries and institutions in India.
- To provide quality exposure in theory and practice with proficiency, skill and humane values with the best of teaching and industrial expertise.
- To continuously strengthen the laboratory learning of students in tune with the best industry processes and practices.
- To ensure the updated knowledge and skill sets of students in emerging technologies.
- To provide the students the right ambience and opportunities to develop into creative, talented and globally competent Aero professionals.
- To promote research and development activities in the sphere of aeronautics for the benefit of the society.
The goal of the B. Tech. program in Aeronautical Engineering is to train the students in a broad based manner with equal focus on applications in aircraft engineering, rocket and space technology. The curriculum structure ensures an excellent coverage of vital areas like Aerodynamics, Aircraft structure, Aircraft propulsion, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Aircraft control system Avionics and Aircraft maintenance. Further provision exists to acquire additional engineering knowledge through electives.Post Graduate
“There is no second chance in Aeronautical industry – 100% confidence should be achieved on the ground itself”. To make 100% confidence about the concepts of Aeronautical Engineering Bharath University is working on the ground with experienced Professors and latest lab facilities.Research Focus
Research efforts are in progress in the areas of boundary layer theory, flow past high-rise and low-rise buildings and industrial structures. Fuel injection and atomization processes, and computational fluid dynamics in fluidized bed combustion, ramjets, and Fuel cells are some of the research topics currently under progress.
HOD’s Desk Aeronautical
Aeronautical Engineering is a fascinating and high-technology discipline more than 100 years old, still requiring much more contribution by engineers and scientists to broaden its scope and application to develop next generation aircrafts.
Aeronautical engineering is an ever developing discipline full of exciting opportunities and challenges with several private players entering the aeronautical industry, the opportunities are going to be better and better. Job opportunities for an Aeronautical Engineer in India lies with government owned air service, aircraft manufacturers and research centres.
Many of the Aeronautical Engineers get better placement opportunities in the private and public manufacturing sectors and contribute well for the development of the efficient products. The Faculty and students of our department are engaged in acquiring cutting edge technology and the excellent infrastructural facilities available in the department allowing them to delve into pushing the boundaries of the state of the art of technology.
Aeronautical department boasts of dedicated faculty who are committed in providing highest quality students in today's professional workforce. Our programs complement not only the student learning experience, but also business, government and industry. Through internship, research, and innovation we are committed to challenging, mentoring and providing an exceptional learning experience for our students.
I look forward for developing and implementing strategic initiatives which will further enhance the professional education of all our students. BIHER has a strong tradition of integrity, diversity, access, responsibility and excellence. I fully support this initiative of bringing out this souvenir, which is the resultant output of the unwavering dedication of all who had worked for it.
My best wishes and greetings to all the students who are aspiring to become Aeronautical Engineers and take India to the forefront of developed nations.
Board of Studies
|Dr.S.Elangovan, Professor and Dean Dept . of Aeronautical Engineering Bharath University||Chariman|
|Dr.M.Sundararaj, Associate Professor and Head Dept . of Aeronautical Engineering Bharath University||Internal member|
|Dr.S.Selvi Rajan Chief Scientist and Head, Wind Engineering Laboratory CSIR-SCRC,Taramani, Chennai- 113||Expert Member|
|Dr.S,Ganesan Scientiest-F,CFD Group Gas turbine research Esta.(GTRE) DRDO,Ministry of Defence C.v.raman nagar, Bangalore-560093||Expert member|
|D.P.Harikrishna Principal Scientist Wind Engineering Laboratory CSIR-SERC Taramani, Chennai 113||Expert member|
Universal Testing Machine – 200KN
- Subsonic Wind Tunnel
- Three-Component Wind Tunnel Balance
- Universal Testing Machine
- Electrical /Mechanical extensometers
- Schlieren setup
- High speed setup
- Free Jet Setup
- Heleshaw apparatus
- Free Convection Apparatus
- Forced convection Apparatus
- ANSYS Academic Teaching Introductory Version 15 - 32,000 nodes
- Work station(Intel-xenon, 8 core eight generation)
- ANSYS Academic Research CFD Version 15 unlimited nodes
- Hypersonic scaled static models
Subsonic Wind Tunnel
In the aerodynamics laboratory, a low speed wind tunnel of following specification is available.
- Test section Length - 6 ft
- Test section Width - 2 ft
- Test section Height - 2 ft
- Motor Power - 20 hp
- Maximum Velocity - 60 m/s
- Column Apparatus
- Simply supported and Fixed beam Setup
- C - Section Cantilever Beam
- Z - Section Cantilever Beam
- L - Section Cantilever Beam
- D – Section Cantilever Beam
Awards and Achievements of Faculty Members
|Nature/Name of the awardee||Awarded for||Year of award||Awarded by|
|V.Anantha Rama Krishnan||I - Prize in Quiz competition||2014||Raja lakshmi Engineering college|
|S.Shanmugavel||I - Prize in Quiz competition||2014||Raja lakshmi Engineering college|
|B.S.Divya Raj||I - Prize in Paper plane||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
|B.S.Divya Raj||I - Prize in Hydro Blast||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
|B.S.Divya Raj||III - Prize in Picture Presentation||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
|Gummadi Sreeshman||II - Prize in Air Crash Investigation||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
|Gummadi Sreeshman||II - Prize in Paper plane||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
|Gummadi Sreeshman||II - Prize in Balsa War||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
|M.Anand||I - Prize in Hydro Blast||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
|M.Anand||I - Prize in Gaming Zone||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
|M.Anand||III - Prize in Balsa War||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
|M.Anand||II - Prize in Picture Perception||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
|S.Dinesh||I - Prize in Gaming Zone||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
|S.Dinesh||II - Prize in Picture Perception||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
|Aalok Tapan||III - Prize in Picture Perception||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
|V.Anantha Rama Krishnan||II - Prize in Air Crash Investigation||2014||Gojan School of Business & Technology|
Funded Research Projects
|01||Effect of Variation of Nose Bluntness on the Hypersonic Air IntakeFlow Field||AR & DB|
|02||Experimental investigation of wake behind non circular cones with flow control||Bharath University|
|01||Numerical Studies On Non Circular Jets With Swirling Co-Flow||Bharath University|
|02||Mixing Characteristics Of Non-Circular Subsonic Jet With Swirling Co-Flow||Bharath University|
- Design and development of Bharath Satellites
- Design and Development of Flapping Wing UAV
- Design and Development of all composite aircraft
- Effective Noise Suppression techniques for Supersonic Aircrafts
|28th & 29th March 2019||International Conference on Advanced Technologies in Design and Analysis in Aerospace Engineering|
|7th & 8th September 2018||International Conference on the advancement of Aeronautics, Astronautics and Aviation|
|3rd June 2019||National Conference on recent trends in High Temperature Materials For Aerospace Applications|
|14th February 2019||National Conference on recent trends in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering|
|17th August 2018||National Conference on Recent Trends in Aerospace Technology – “(NCRTAT’18)”|
|28th February 2019||Mathematical Modelling and simulation using Matlab|
|31st January 2019||Modern Structural Health monitoring techniques|
|22nd October 2018||Open Foam|
|9th August 2018||Fabrication of Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials|
Faculty Development Program
|27th May – 28th May 2019||Gas Dynamics and Jet Propulsion|
|8th & 9th November 2018||Computational Fluid Mechanics|
|8th March 2019||Application of NDT in Aerospace Industry|
|19th February 2019||Biomimetics for Aerospace Applications|
|25th January 2019||Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Air Traffic Control|
|3rd October 2018||Vibration Measuring Instruments|
|11th September 2018||Unmanned Aerial vehicle|
|21st August 2018||Rockets and Missiles|
|10th April 2019||Career Opportunities in Aerospace Industries|
|1st April 2019||Full Authority Digital Engine Control - FADEC|
|14th March 2019||Finite Element Methods|
|4th March 2019||Cryogenic Technology|
|11th February 2019||Boundary Layer Theory|
|4th February 2019||Airport Management|
|1st November 2018||Repair and Maintenance in Composite Material Structures|
|15th October 2018||Flow visualization Techniques for Aerospace Engineering|
|9th October 2018||Introduction to Launch Vehicle Technology|
|19th September 2018||Advanced Space Propulsion Techniques”|
|3rd September 2018||Modern Manufacturing Engineering|
|13th August 2018||Challenges for Aerospace Engineers|
|06th, April 2015||Aero Utsav 2015 - National Level Technical Symposium|
|06th, April 2015||Guest lecture on “Design and Development of ANUSAT”|
|07th, February 2014||Guest lecture on Trends in Design of Modern Commercial Aircraft|
|07th, November 2013||Guest Lecture by IAF Officer on career opportunities in IAF|
|01st, July 2013||A Special Lecture on Experimental Research in Fluid Dynamics|