Mechatronics Engineering

The Mechatronics department was started in the year 2013. The department offers four year B.E. Mechatronics. The department has a team of highly qualified, dedicated and motivated faculty and well equipped laboratories. The field of Mechatronics encomposes many exciting subjects such as Robotics and Automation, Machine Vision, Rapid Prototyping, Hydraulic and Pneumatics, Automotive Electronics, Sensors and Instrumentation, Intelligent Systems and real time embedded system which is a fast growing technologies that enable the development of automation in the modern knowledgeable society.

Automation is the future of engineering and it all begins here at the department of Mechatronics. The discipline is not simply a combination of mechanical and electronics but it is much beyond this combination and it inculcates the broader spectrum of engineering knowledge to meet the demands of future requirements. To prepare industry ready engineers of future, the department has a right blend of faculty members having expertise in Mechanical, Electronics and Mechatronics engineering. The department of Mechatronics Engineering was established in the year 2013, offering B.E. in Mechatronics Engineering. The department has well developed laboratory infrastructure which bridges the gap between industry and academia. It also provides consultancy services to the industries. The department regularly invites people from the industry to interact with the faculty and students to update them with the current know how’s and also to make them understand the needs of various Industries. Industrial automation, Robotics, Automotive Electronics, Mechanical Design, Noise and Vibration are the thrust areas of research.




The department of Mechatronics Engineering imparts high quality education and prepares young Engineers for leadership in industry, research, and entrepreneurship


  • To maintain state-of-the-art infrastructure to support our educational program
  • To offer a curriculum that evolves to keep pace with the rapid growth of technology
  • To develop skills within our students that are useful for industry by establishing training program
  • To emphasis on entrepreneurial and research activities


  1. To create value added, disciplined, high profile Mechatronics professionals for successful careers in their related industry that makes them globally reputed.
  2. To develop the students with a sound foundation in mathematical, scientific and engineering fundamentals necessary to synthesize the technical core concepts focusing on skill development and knowledge up gradation which will lead to technical innovations.
  3. To practice and demonstrate the use of the domain knowledge and expertise through periodic assignments and projects to continuously prove the functionality of Mechatronics engineering in terms of social and environmental aspects and to make scope for further improvements.
  4. To create the awareness of continuous learning, professional ethics, benefits of team work and necessity of better communication skills for better professional practice with social concern.
  5. To provide a conductive academic learning environment to inculcate the qualities of leadership, excellence in professional career and to develop the confidence for long time learning for successful professional career


The students of Mechatronics Engineering Programme of Mahendra college of Engineering , Salem should, at the time of being graduated, be in possession of
  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  • An ability to identify, formulates, and solves engineering problems
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • An ability to communicate effectively
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • A recognition of the need and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  • An ability to device new materials to meet out the industrial needs


S.No Programme Co-ordinator Month/year No. of participants
1 Recent Trends in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Mr.R.Nandhakumar,
Aug 20, 21 /2014 140
2 Emerging trends in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering A.Sathishkumar,
April 07, 2016 170


S.No. Name of the Coordinator(s) Title of Course Organized by Date No. of participants
1 Mr.R,Tamilarasan, AP/MECH
Mr.S.Loganathan, AP/MECH
Advances & Challenges In Mechanical Engineering (W) Sep 10/2013 60
2 Mr.D.Vikram, AP/MECH
Mr.S.Ramakrishnan, AP/MECH
Recent Trends In Tool Design (W) Sep 27/2013 65
3 R.Tamilarasan    AP/MECH
S.Loganathan     AP/MECH
Bio-Mechatronic Hand (S) Aug 28/2013 75
4 S.Vinoth,
P.Hariharasudhan, AP/MECH
(Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems) (S)
Feb 05/2014 70
5 Mr. S.Rameshkumar,
Mr. S.Vinoth,
Continues Improvement in Mechanical Engineering (W) June 16/2014 74
6 Mr.P.Hariharasudhan,
Total Productive Maintenance (W) June 27/2014 81
7 G.Ranjith            AP/MECH
S.Vinoth, AP/MECH
Reverse Engineering (S) Aug 13/2014 78
8 G.Ranjith                 AP/MECH
S.Rameshkumar  AP/MECH
Alternate Fuels (S) Sep 25/2014 82


S.No Programme Co-ordinator Month/year No. of participants
1 Yanthra'13 (MECH) Mr.R.Nandhakumar,
Aug 22/2013 235
2 Yanthra'14 Mr.R.Nandhakumar,
Feb 27/2015 140


S.No Date Topic Audience Name & Designation of the Guest Name of the Faculty arranged
1 11.02.2015 Hydraulics & Pneumatics in Automation 28 E.Natarajan,
Associate Proffesor
2 16.07.2014 Six Sigma 23 S.Arul,
Asstant Proffessor
3 22.02.2014 Enterpreurship Development 20 S.Sathish babu,
Associate Proffesor
4 17.07.2013 3D Printing 17 K.L Kumar,
Associate Proffesor
5 13.02.2013 Thermal Engineering 19 S.Ramesh,
Associate Proffesor


S.No Title of the paper Authors Name of the Journal Vol. / Year Impact Factor
1 Preparation and thermophysical property evaluation of Aluminium Oxide-ethylene glycol and Titanium dioxide-ethylene glycol nanofluids for heat transfer applications R.Nandhakumar   International Journal of Applied Engineering Research  (IJAER)   Vol. 10, Issue 13 pp-33226-33229,
(ISSN:    0973-4562) Year of Edition 2015
 SCOPUS Indexed
2 Experimental investigation of single phase Al2O3 polyethylene glycol and TiO2 polyethylene  glycol nanofluids flow through a minichannel heat sink R.Nandhakumar International Journal of Applied Engineering Research  (IJAER) Vol. 10, Issue 22
(ISSN:    0973-4562)
Year of Edition 2015
SCOPUS Indexed
3 Formability analysis of aa2024 sheet in t6 condition A.Sathishkumar Asia Pacific Journal of Research Volume I & Issue XXXIV Page No 57-64 and December 2015 1.67
4 Machinability investigation of inconel 718 with cbn insert using taguchi’s method A.Sathishkumar Asia Pacific Journal of Research Volume I & Issue XXXIV Page No
77-85 and December 2015
5    Analysis of mechanical properties on hybrid metal matrix composite A.Sathishkumar    International Journal of Advanced Engineering and Recent Technology ISSN (Online) : 2455 3522 Volume 3 Issue 1 | January 2015 | PP : 35 – 41 1.06
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