Mechanical Engineering



Mechanical engineering is known as the evergreen branch among all the other branches of engineering. Traditionally, mechanical engineers have to deal with concepts such as thermodynamics, robotics, kinematics, designing of mechanical elements, fluid mechanics and manufacturing science with their applications in Manufacturing sector, Automotive Sector, Aerospace, Thermal Power Sector, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Sector.

Through the excellence of its people, the Mechanical Engineering Department of Smt. Indira Gandhi College of Engineering will be recognized as a leader of its discipline in a manner that exemplifies the traditions of learning, discovery, and engagement. The department will be a desirable place to study and work, with our community comprising the best and the brightest, because of educational programs grounded in the mechanical engineering sciences and set within the context of meeting important societal needs. Major subjects include fluid mechanics, thermodynamics & heat transfer, materials engineering, manufacturing, energy systems, dynamics & control, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM), finite element analysis, mechatronics, robotics and others.


The Mechanical Engineering Department endeavors to be recognized for outstanding education leading to employable engineers to shoulder the responsibilities of transforming the nation.


  • Create competent Mechanical Engineering graduates by providing excellent infrastructure and facilities.
  • Develop industry ready multifaceted graduates by promoting Industry-Institute Relations.
  • To provide the students with academic environment of excellence, leadership, ethical guidelines and lifelong learning


  • PEO-1: To train students with practical skills and experimental practices related to core and applied areas of mechanical engineering.
  • PEO-2: To prepare Learner to use modern tools effectively in order to solve real life problems.
  • PEO-3: To train the students to analyse the real life problems with industrial visits, vocational trainings, and guest lecturers covering different practical aspects of mechanical engineering.
  • PEO- 4: To guide students to conduct themselves in a responsible, professional and ethical manner.


  • PSO 1: The student will be able to apply the knowledge of Mathematics, Sciences and engineering fundamentals to formulate, analyse and provide solutions to the problems related to Mechanical engineering.
  • PSO 2: The students will be able to successfully apply the principles of design, analysis and implementation of mechanical systems/processes which have been learned as a part of the curriculum.


There is wide scope of job avenues for Mechanical Engineers in India. Few job avenues are highlighted below:

  • Aerospace industry – researches, designs, manufactures, operates and maintains aircraft
  • Automotive industry – designs, manufactures, distributes and markets motor vehicles
  • Thermal plants and gas turbine manufacturers – designs, manufactures, operates and maintains turbines and thermal plants
  • Air conditioning and refrigeration industry – researches, designs, manufactures, operates and maintains the air conditioning and refrigeration equipments
  • Chemical industry – covers oil companies, chemicals manufacturers and the businesses that support them (e.g. to build new plants or develop new process technologies)
  • Defence industry – provides equipment, support and services for the armed forces and national security
  • Electronics industry – designs and manufactures components and complete equipment for sectors from automotive to medicine and the military
  • Fast moving consumer goods industry – manufactures products such as household cleaning items, personal hygiene goods and convenience foods
  • Marine industry – develops and helps operate vessels
  • Materials and metals industry – activities include developing new materials and manufacturing components or end products
  • Pharmaceuticals industry – develops and manufactures drugs
  • Rail industry – designs, constructs, manages and maintains rail system components from trains and tracks to electrical power systems and train control systems
  • Utilities industry – helps supply power, water, waste management and telecoms
Head of Department

The department is well established and having well qualified and experienced staff members. Dr. Dhanawade Hanamant.S is the Head of the Department.

Dr. Dhanawade Hanamant.S
HOD Mechanical Engg.
B E (Prod.), M E and Ph. D (Mechanical Engg.)

Dr. Hanamant Dhanawade obtained his Bachelor’s in Production Engineering from the PVPIT Budhgon, Sangli in 1988 and completed Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from Walchand College of Engineering Sangli, Shivaji University, Kolhapur in 1995 and awarded Ph D in Mechanical Engineering in 2014. Currently he is an Associate Professor and HOD in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He has thirty years of UGC approved teaching experience. He has in his credit more than 18 papers in the national and international conferences and journals and has got more than 71 citations for his published research work. He has published book titled “Enhancement of Heat Transfer Rectangular Perforated Fin Arrays” under LAMBERT Academic Publishing. He has attended around 15short term training programme. He is the life member of the ISTE and Member of IIIE. He is a reviewer for various International Journals. He has guided several students for UG projects.

Department is conducting visits Industries and Exhibitions related to Mechanical Engineering and arranging technical seminars to upgrade the knowledge of the students and staff. Also the department is sponsoring the staff members for higher studies and Research work. Department has good co-ordination between staff and students. Mechanical Engineering is one of the core branches of engineering studies.

Mr. Vishwadeep Sardar
Mr. Nimbalkar Satish
M.E., B.E.
Mr. Page A.V.
Mr. Pramod Jadho
Ph.D (Pursuing), M.E.
Mr. Vivekanand Krishnaswamy
M.E., B.E.
Mrs. Vaishali Misal
M.E., B.E.
Course Details


Second Year Mechanical Engineering (REV-2019 ‘C’ Scheme)
Course Code Course Name Course Code Course Name
MEC301 Engineering Mathematics-III MEC401 Engineering Mathematics-IV
MEC302 Strength of Materials MEC402 Fluid Mechanics
MEC303 Production Processes MEC403 Kinematics of Machinery
MEC304 Materials and Metallurgy MEC404 CAD/CAM
MEC305 Thermodynamics MEC405 Industrial Electronics
MEL301 Materials Testing MEL401 Industrial Electronics
MEL302 Machine Shop Practice MEL402 Kinematics of Machinery
MESBL301 CAD –Modeling MEL403 Python Programming
MEPBL301 Mini Project – 1A MESBL401 1 CNC and 3-D Printing
MEPBL401 Mini Project – 1B
Third Year Mechanical Engineering (REV-2019 ‘C’ Scheme)
Course Code Course Name Course Code Course Name
MEC501 Mechanical Measurements and Controls MEC601 Machine Design
MEC502 Thermal Engineering MEC602 Turbo Machinery
MEC503 Dynamics of Machinery MEC603 Heating, Ventilation, Air conditioning and Refrigeration
MEC504 Finite Element Analysis MEC604 Automation and Artificial Intelligence
MEDLO501X Department Level Optional Course – 1 MEDLO602X Department Level Optional Course – 2
MEL501 Thermal Engineering MEL601 Machine Design
MEL502 Dynamics of Machinery MEL602 Turbo Machinery
MESBL501 Professional communication and ethics –II MEL603 Heating, Ventilation, Air conditioning and Refrigeration
MEPBL501 Mini Project – 2 A MESBL601 Measurements and Automation
MEPBL601 Mini Project – 2 B
Department Level Optional Course – 1 Department Level Optional Course – 2
MEDLO5011 Optimization Techniques MEDLO6021 Press Tool Design
MEDLO5012 Design of Experiments MEDLO6022 Tool Engineering
MEDLO5013 Computational Methods MEDLO6023 Metal Forming Technology
Fourth Year Mechanical Engineering (REV-2019 ‘C’ Scheme)
Course Code Course Name Course Code Course Name
MEC701 Design of Mechanical System MEC801 Operations Planning and Control
MEC702 Logistics and Supply Chain Management MEDLO805X Department Level Optional
Course – 5
MEDLO703X Department Level Optional
Course – 3
MEDLO806X Department Level Optional

Course – 6

MEILO701X Institute Level Optional Course – I MEILO802X Institute Level Optional
Course – 2
MEL701 Design of Mechanical System MEL801 Product Design and


MEL702 Maintenance Engineering MEL802 Laboratory based on IoT
MEL703 Industrial Skills MEP801 Major Project II
MEP701 Major Project I
Department Level Optional Course
Course Code Sem. VII: Department Optional Course- 3 Course Code Sem. VIII: Department Optional

Course- 5

MEDLO7031 Automotive Power Systems MEDLO8051 Composite Materials
MEDLO7032 Renewable Energy Systems MEDLO8052 Smart Materials
MEDLO7033 Vehicle Systems MEDLO8053 Micro Electro Mechanical Systems
Course Code Sem. VII: Department Optional Course – 4 Course Code Sem. VIII: Department Optional

Course – 6

MEDLO7041 Machinery Diagnostics MEDLO8061 Product Design and Development
MEDLO7042 Vibration Controls MEDLO8062 Design for X
MEDLO7043 Advanced Vibration MEDLO8063 Total Quality Management

Strength of materials laboratory is well equipped with destructive testing machineries. This lab course is offered in the second year for the students from mechanical engineering. Students will be able to understand the theoretical concepts of solid mechanics course and enable them to apply it practically in this lab. Different types of tests are being conducted in this laboratory to know the various mechanical properties of a material such as young’s modulus, shear modulus, hardness, toughness, deflection, torsion test etc.

A Unique feature of this lab is the “Universal Testing Machine (UTM)”. 60 ton capacity the machines is integrated with the computer.

Charpy and Izod Impact Testing Machine

Torsion Test Machine

Universal Testing Machine

Lab Name:- Material Technology Laboratory

The Material Technology Laboratory consists of various ferrous and non-ferrous specimens, specimen preparation machines, like Disc polishing machine, Abrasive belt machine etc. material microstructure analysis using microscopes and material testing equipments like hardness, hardenability (Jominey end quench) and heat treatment using Muffle furnaces. The students understand their theoretical knowledge of Materials Technology. The students are encouraged to prepare the specimen material and study the microstructure.

Metallurgical Microscope

Rockwell Hardness Tester

Jominy-end Quench Test Apparatus

Lab Name:- Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

The fluid mechanics range offers a wide scope of teaching equipment for the delivery of complete courses in fluid dynamics.

In many settings, the modular Hydraulic Bench acts as a base unit, allowing tutors to swap out individually mounted experiment modules on these self-contained benches, reducing lab set-up time, lab space requirements, and cost.

Within the fluid mechanics range there is equipment for demonstrating Bernoulli’s theorem, orifice meter, pressure and flow measurement, pipe friction and energy loss, and much more.

Losses in Pipe apparatus

Venturi Meter And Orifice Meter Apparatus

Verification of Bernoulli’s Theorem

Lab Name:- Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

A well-equipped computer lab with advanced facilities is established for the benefit of the Mechanical engineering students. High end terminals supported by latest hardware and software. Advanced Mechanical Engineering software are procured for making the students globally competitive and industry ready. AutoCAD lab, students get professional training on 2D & 3D drafting of Mechanical engineering drawings using the latest version of AutoCAD software and SOLIDWORK software. Student will learn computer aided design layout and 3D solid modeling.

Auto CAD Drawings

SOLIDWORK Screen (assembly of Engine parts)

Lab Name:- Industrial Electronics Laboratory

Industrial Electronics is one of the course for SE Mechanical Engineering. The Industrial electronics lab consists of all essential equipments like Bread board system, DSO, CRO, function generator, power electronics kits, digital logic trainer kits, OPAMP based kits ,which are used by the students to enhance the knowledge of basic electronics and prepare them to work in the development, installation, testing, maintenance and repair of electrical and electronics systems.

Digital Logic Trainer kit

Opamp Circuit Trainer kit


Machine Shop

A machine shop is a facility with equipment and supplies for machining, a process where parts are cut, fabricated, and finished to prepare them for use. Machine shops are used in the creation of new parts, as well as repairs of existing equipment and parts. Their personnel may have specialized training, depending on the type of work done at the shop, as some machining tasks require a unique skill set, as well as a deep understanding of the kind of work the finished parts will be used for.

Machine shop is spacious, well developed typically consists of the following types of equipments.

  • Metal lathe machine
  • Milling machine
  • Shaping Machine
  • Grinding machine
  • Drilling machines
  • Welding machines
  • Inspection equipments
  • Welding machines
  • Wood turning machines
  • Power saw
  • Cutting tools etc.
Students Club

Academic Calendar

Value Added Program


The Value Added Education Courses aim to provide additional learner centric graded skill oriented technical training, with the primary objective of improving the employability skills of students.

The main objectives of the program are:

  • To provide students an understanding of the expectations of industry.
  • To improve employability skills of students.
  •  To bridge the skill gaps and make students industry ready.
  • To provide an opportunity to students to develop inter-disciplinary skills.

Modeling in SOLIDWORKS and Simulation in ANSYS
The value added 60hrs program on SOLIDWORKS is conducted for Mechanical Engineering student in association with CADD Training centre Thane. The VAP is useful for the students in their subject CAMD. The SOLIDWORK course provides a route map to the students as SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD has the most efficient and powerful CAD design collection available for product and part assembly designers. The SOLIDWORKS CAD suite of tools allows you to grow your business out of an intelligent, effortless SOLIDWORKS seed, allowing your organization to scale, flourish, and adapt to the 3D modeling changes for decades to come. The practical aspects are very useful to the students for employability.
Date Description
15/09/2022 Seminar on Mechanical CAD software
05/09/2020 Webinar on “Computer aided styling for automotive designer”- 5th Sept 2020″
06/08/2020 Webinar on ” How to prepare and why to prepare for compatitive exam”
09/07/2020 Webinar: ISHRAE Orientation program and Career Opportunities in HVAC & R Industry

A webinar on Designing for people

Date:- 07/07/2020 Time:-11 AM

Design webinar

Design webinar Report

ISHRAE Orientation program and Scenario of HVAC industries post Covid-19

Date:- 28/06/2020 Time:-10 AM

Information Platform : Cisco WebEx Reported by : SIGCE’S ISHRAE CLUB Date: 28th of June, 2020 A webinar was held on ISHRAE Orientation Program and Scenario of HVAC industries post Covid-19 leaded by the speaker Mr. Parth Thakkar, Director at Polfrost Aircon Pvt. Ltd. organised by the ISHRAE club of the SIGCE, for all the students of the mechanical and electrical branch of SIGCE on 28th of June, 2020 on the Cisco WebEx platform. The webinar was organised for the students to get the information about ISHRAE and benefits to join ISHRAE. The event started with the introduction of the speaker to the students and with the greetings from the MESA Convenor and HOD Dr. Dhanawade H S. sir. Then the speaker gave a lot of information about ISHRAE and the changes in the field of Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC). The speaker acknowledged the different aspects and how it is useful and works with hands in hands along with the engineering. The audience got a brief idea about ISHRAE and various information including all the aspects of how it will affect the engineering and technology sector. Later there were some questions raised by the students which were answered by the speaker. Speaker too inspired the students through his journey, how to proceed and give an approach. The webinar was very interactive from both ends. Students got useful information about the topic and the response was overwhelming from students’ side too. Here are some of the glimpses from webinar



Date:- 28/09/2018 Time:-10am to 12.30 pm amd 1.30 to 4pm

Students understood the concept of 3D Printer Application in Mechanical Engineering at primary level.


Date:- 04/10/2018 and 5/10/2018 Time:-9.30 am to 12.30 pm and 1 pm to 4.30pm both days

Students understood basic commands and attempted successful drawing in AutoCAD.

Seminar on ‘overview of HVAC Industries’ in association with ISHARE Mumbai Chapter

Date:- 21 February 2019 Time:- 8.30am to 10.30 am

Students got basic knowledge of ISHRE and Contribution of ISHRE to Human enhancing technology

Work Shop On Solid works, Pro E, CATIA in association with Institute of Engineers (India)

Date:- 29 March 2019 Time:- 10am to 12.30 pm

Students got introduced with various Software used for 3D Modeling.