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Acharya Institute of Technology
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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering is a broad engineering discipline that incorporates skills and expertise in the areas of design, manufacturing, mechanics and thermal sciences that are essential to most sectors of industry. It is one of the oldest and broadest of the engineering disciplines and one of the most preferred one by the engineering aspirants.

Mechanical Engineering Department was established in the year 2002 and affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka.

The department offers undergraduate, Post graduate and Ph.Dprogrammes. Undergraduate course in Mechanical Engineering. Postgraduate courses are offered in Machine Design and Product Design & Manufacturing. In addition to this MSc by research and Ph.D courses are offered for those who are working in institution and industry through Research and Development center recognized by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka.

Laboratories in the department are well equipped to facilitate the conduction of experiments prescribed in the curriculum and also to carry out the research work. Some of the research facilities like, Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA), Optical microscope, 3D printer, and Hydraulic press etc. are utilized by MSc and Ph.D research scholars of our institution and other institutions.

The department is continuously organizing the industrial visits, seminars, technical talk and placement training for the benefits of the students.

To develop globally competent mechanical engineers capable of working in an interdisciplinary environment, contributing to society through innovation, leadership and entrepreneurship.

• To excel in teaching, research and innovation of products and processes.
• To promote collaborative activities to contribute to the societal needs.
• To imbibe leadership and entrepreneurial qualities.

Duration : 4 Years

Eligibility : Pass in 10+2 / Higher Secondary (HS) / Pre University (PUC) / 'A' Level (with 12 years of schooling) or its equivalent with English as one of the languages. Shall have secured a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in Physics, Mathematics and any one of the following : Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Electronics, Information Science. AIT admits students as per prevailing rules and regulations of VTU.
Our Graduates will be able to,

PEO1: Exhibit sound technical knowledge.
PEO2: Pursue a career in various sectors.
PEO3: Exhibit leadership and entrepreneurial skills in fulfilling societal needs.
PEO4: Pursue higher education and be a life-long learner.
PSO1: Determine the performance of a given mechanical component or a system using computational tools.
PSO2: Design mechanical systems including drives, energy conversion systems (IC engines, turbo machines, and power plant components), RAC and fluid power systems along with their embedded controllers as per specifications.
PSO3: Select, plan, and implement the process for manufacturing mechanical elements and for assembly of mechanical sub systems and systems.
PSO4: Optimize the use of resources and processes, using managerial techniques, ICT tools and life cycle management for a safe environmental friendly system for sustainable society.