Department of Automobile Engineering

Automobile Engineering covers the entire gambit of vehicle development from the design stage to the manufacture, maintenance and service of automobiles. With this in mind, the Department of Automobile Engineering was established in 2003 to train the students in the area of automobile engineering.

About the Department

Automobile Engineering covers the entire gambit of vehicle development from the design stage to the manufacture, maintenance and service of automobiles. With this in mind, the Department of Automobile Engineering was established in 2003 to train the students in the area of automobile engineering. As an automobile engineering graduate you will be qualified to work in the development (manufacturing, design and analysis), priming of work, fabrication and observation of the functionality of vehicles for street and rail.

Vision

We at Automobile Engineering envision and constantly strive to provide an excellent academic institute which would offer need based academic program for students and members of the faculties to inherit professional competence along with human dignity and values to serve the society at large.

Mission

To impart the quality education in the field of Automobile Engineering on par with current industrial industry practices and thereby delivers industry ready graduates with high level of competence. To undergo practical training and to organize regular industrial visits for betterment of students and this may enlighten their carrier growth. The department provides vital knowledge and expertise in the field of automobile engineering and also it creates numerous job opportunities in automobile Industrial sectors.

Academics

Under Graduate

The objective of this B.Tech program in Automobile Engineering is to give students a broad exposure in the design, development and testing of automobiles. Furthermore, the program trains them to meet the technological challenges and diverse needs of the industry and society in various areas of automobile engineering and equips them to excel in a truly competitive industry.

Post Graduate

The PG program has been introduced in collaboration with the HAN University of Applied Science, Netherlands. This course provides students with a good theoretical base, sound practical techniques and skills.It prepares them for specific development and design positions, meeting national and international requirements.

Research Focus

Research activities progress in the areas of alternative fuels, Engine systems, vehicle dynamics and new trends in engine design.

Advantage

Chennai the Detroit of India being a major hub of automobile manufacturing we are able to organize excellent inputs from industry. Hyundai, Ford, Ashok Leyland and Caterpillar have plants in the city.

Board of Studies

Name Designation
Dr.P.Naveenchandran, Professor & Head, Automobile Engg. Chairman
Internal Members
Dr.S.Elangovan, Proffessor, Aeronautical Engg Member
Mr.C.Thamotharan, Asst. Prof, Automobile Engg Member
Mr.C.Jagadeesh Vikram, Asst. Prof, Automobile Engg Member
Mr.E.Raja, Asst. Prof, Automobile Engg Member
External Members
Mr.S.Radhakrrishnan, , Proffessor, Mechanical Engg, Vel Tech Engineering College Member (Academic)
Mr.V.Vivekanand, Manager, TAFE India, Chennai Member (Industrial)
Mr.Karthikeyan, Team Lead, Ford India, Chennai Member (Industrial)

Infrastructure


The practical classes for the students are held in the following laboratories: Engine Components Lab, Chassis Components Lab, Automotive Electrical Lab, Automotive Electronics Lab, Engine and Vehicle Testing Lab, Pollution Control Lab, Vehicle Maintenance Lab, Computation Lab, CAD Lab. Application for Engine and Chassis Design

Modern Equipment Available

  • 11 Kw Vibro Meter Type Eddy Current Dynamometer For Engine Testing (to be purchased)
  • Emission Measuring Equipment
  • Micro-Processor & Micro Controller Training Kits for Automotive Electronics
  • Computer-Aided Design and Analysis System
  • Automotive Embedded System Softwares
  • Automotive Electrical Test Bench
  • Engine testing equipment
  • Emission gas analyzer
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Undergraduate Programmes (4 Years)
B.Tech. - Automobile Engineering
Postgraduate Programmes (2 Years)
M. Tech - Autotronics Engineering

Awards and Achievements

Faculty Members

Name of the Faculty Awards Professional bodies/agencies Years
Mr.C.Thamotharan Best Teacher Award BIHER 2014
Mr.S.Vanangamudi Best Performance on Role Play Award (FDP) BIHER 2013
Mr.C.Thamotharan Best Teacher Award BIHER 2013
Mr.C.Thamotharan Best Project Award GIRI brothers Award 1992

Students


  • Abhisekh Saha of Final Year (2011-2015 Batch) -Won First prize in Crestech-2012 -Rapid Engine Assembly (Auto Hunt-12)
  • IV Year Automobile Engineering Students (2011-2015 Batch) Won First prize in Inter-college Foot ball Competition-2014
  • Prasun Banerjee (2012-2016 Batch) of Final Year won first prize in the event Spot Seminar in Crestech-2012
  • Devar Manikandan Rajesh (2012-2016 Batch) of Final Year won a Young Presenter award in Crestech-2012
  • Devar Manikandan Rajesh (2012-2016 Batch), member of Federation of motor sports club in India (FMSCI) got first prize in second level (apex racing) on 2011
  • Devar Manikandan Rajesh (2012-2016 Batch), member of Federation of motor sports club in India (FMSCI) got third prize in national level (drag meet) on 2011
  • Prasun Banerjee of final year (2012-2016 Batch) selected as Job Scrutineer in Federation of motor sports club in India (FMSCI) and participated as race official of more than 15 rally and track racing.

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