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Events 2019-20

Tractor Design Competition 2019

Team of 25 students (TEAM CRESTRAC) from BSA Crescent Institute of Science & Technology has participated in Tractor Design Competition 2019, a national event and won second place for Durability

Events 2018-19

Two days Workshop on CAD/CAE on 6th & 7th May 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted a two days workshop on “CAD/CAE” for the faculty members of the School of Mechanical Sciences during 6th and 7th May 2019. Dr. P D Jeyakumar, Associate Professor and Dr. A. Arockia Julias, Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.) of the department coordinated the program. We thank the Management, Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Director Hr and Dean School of Mechanical sciences for providing all the support to conduct the program successfully.

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Inter Collegiate Technical Symposium Techaura 2019 on 14th March 2019

Inter Collegiate Technical Symposium Techaura 2019 was conducted on 14th March 2019. Mr. JIBY ISAAC, Head R&D, from Apollo Tyres ltd. attended the valedictory function and delivered keynote address. Dr. A Azad, Registrar presides and gave an inspiring speech for the winners. Dr. S.Rasool Mohideen, Dean Mechanical Sciences felicitated the function. The symposium was coordinated by Dr. A Arockia Julias, Assistant Professor (Senior) of Mechanical Department. The student co-ordinators for the societiy Mr. Mohamed Rayyan, Mr. Rohit Kumar, Mr.Abhishek and Mr. V. Karthikeyan organized the events.

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One day Workshop on MS-Office & MS-Word

One Day Workshop on MS-Office (Word & Excel) was organized by Department of Mechanical engineering” on 20.12.2018. Around 17 technical staff members from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Polymer Engineering were participated in the workshop and benefitted. Mr. R. Tamilselvan, Sel. Gr. Technician, explained in detail about the various options and menus in word and excel. The participants were well interacted with him and the class conducted by him was very good and useful.

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A guest lecture on “Principles of Clutch Design – Recent Trends”

A guest lecture by Mr. E. Venkatachalam, Manager, Clutch Design, Valeo India Private Ltd., on “Principles of Clutch Design – Recent Trends” was organized by the department of mechanical engineering on 29.10.2018.

The resource person gave a real-time exposer and share his experience on the challenges and solutions in clutch design for different applications from twowheelers to high torque quarry vehicles. The students interacted with the resource person in designing clutches for SAE Baja Vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, and farm equipment and their challenges. The students and staff enjoyed the session with continuous interaction with the resource person and thanked him.

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One day workshop on “Building your own 3D Printer” sponsored by ASME on the 29th of October 2018

The department of Mechanical Engineering organized a one day workshop on “Building your own 3D Printer” sponsored by ASME on the 29th of October 2018. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Professor and Dean (School of Mechanical Sciences). The coordinators Dr. M. Thirumurugan, Associate Professor, faculty advisor ASME and Mr. K. Saran Kumar, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering conducted the workshop. The workshop focused on imparting the background knowledge required to build a 3D printer on their own from CAD modeling to Electrical circuitry. An hands on training session was conducted in the afternoon in association with M/s Monotech Ltd. The workshop attracted more than 25 student participants from various departments.

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The inauguration of societies for the academic year 2018-19 was conducted on 8th October 2018

Department of Mechanical Engineering has four societies namely Society of Mechanical Engineers (SME), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and Indian Society for Heating Refrigeration and Air conditioning Engineering (ISHRAE). These societies are conducting various events for the benefits of students.

The inauguration of societies for the academic year 2018-19 was conducted on 8th October 2018. Mr. RIYAZUDDIN MOHAMMED, Manager, Technology Development, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. inaugurated the society activities and deliver Keynote address. Dr. A. Azad, Registrar, gave the presidential address. Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Dean Mechanical Sciences felicitated the function. A report on the activities of different societies for the previous academic year was presented by the student co-coordinator of the respective society. The inaugural function was coordinated by Dr. A. Arockia Julias, Assistant Professor (Sr.Gr.) of Mechanical Department.

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FISITA World Automotive Congress 2018 held on 2nd – 5th October

FISITA is an international membership organization for the automotive engineering community called International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies in association with SAEINDIA (Society of Automotive Engineers – India) organized the 37th FISITA world Congress 2018 in Chennai Trade Centre, Nanthanam,Chennai, India, one of the biggest cultural, economic and educational centers in South India. Around 800 automotive manufactures in and around the world had participated in the exhibition and displayed their new technology equipped vehicles, machineries, software’s. Nearly 100 academic institutions in from various states of India also participated in the exhibition and displayed their project models with the implementation of newly developed technologies.

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One Day Workshop on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) on 12th September 2018

The department of Mechanical Engineering and The department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering jointly organized a one day workshop on MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) on the 12th of September 2018. Dr. E. Paul Braineard, Ph.D. (IIT Madras) Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sricity, Chittoor was invited as a guest speaker. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Professor and Dean (School of Mechanical Sciences) and Dr. S. Kaja Mohideen, Professor and Dean (School of Electrical and Communication Sciences). The convener Dr. Y. Mohamed Shuaib, HOD EEE felicitated the speaker, the workshop coordinators, Mr. K. Saran Kumar, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Mr. A. Paramasivam, Assistant Professor, EEE gave a brief over view about the workshop and a short note about the speaker.

The speaker briefed on MEMS fabrication techniques during the forenoon session and elaborated on micro pumps as a case study in the afternoon session. The workshop attracted more than 40 student participants both internal and external.

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“SAEISS Tractor Design Competition – 2018” on June 21-23, 2018

Team CRESTRAC – A group of B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology Mechanical Engineering students have participated in Tractor Design Challenge, organized by SAE INDIA southern section. It is an all India level competition. They have secured second place for durability.


One day national level workshop on “Friction Material Concepts: Formulation, Testing & Environmental Issues” was conducted by the Department of Mechanical Engineering on 10th April 2018

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Events 2017-18

One Day Workshop On “Engine Dismantling And Assembly”

An one day workshop titled “Engine Dismantling and Assembling” was organized under ASME with 27 participants on 25-04-2018. The workshop was targeted mainly undergraduate students of I, II and III year students. The objective of the workshop was to understand and realize the components/parts present in the two wheeler vehicle for the beginners. In the workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Prince Arockia Doss, Professor/ Mechanical Engg. And further the sessions are started with the power point presentations detailed the components/parts present in the TVS Scooty. Our students Mr. Dharanivel A.S.A, Mr. Adithya R, Mr. Ajay Krishna R were given the presentation. And the session started with dismantling and assembling of TVS scooty. And the participants were asked to participate in dismantling and each and every single parts of vehicle were explained to the participants. The doubts raised by the participants were cleared with answers. Finally the participants are requested to assemble the vehicle. The real in hands training motivated the participants and the expressed their happiness in the closing ceremony of the workshop.

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“Technical symposium INERTIA 2K18”

Technical symposium INERTIA 2K18 organised by the department of Mechanical Engineering was held on 12.04.2018.


Guest lecture on “Hybrid Nuclear Renewable Integrated Energy system” by Dr. Siddharth Suman from I.I.T Patna was organized by “Centre for Energy Research studies and Department of Mechanical Engineering” on 26th March 2018.

The guest lecture was organized by “Centre for Energy Research studies and Department of Mechanical Engineering” on 26.3.2018. The guest Dr. Siddharth Suman from I.I.T, Patna has delivered lecture on “Hybrid Nuclear Renewable Integrated Energy system”.

Around 10 faculty members and 100 students from various disciplines (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical & Electronics, polymer and Automobile) were participated and benefitted.

He highlighted about the integrated facilities comprised of nuclear reactors, renewable energy generation and industrial processes for the need of grid flexibility, green house gas emission reductions and optimal use of investment capital.

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The department of Mechanical Engineering in association with Techniche organized a 2 day workshop on autonomous robot building on 14th and 15th of March 2018.

Report on workshop on Techno


Two Days National level workshop on “ADVANCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS – A RESEARCH PERSPECTIVE” was organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering on 2nd and 3rd February 2018

Composites workshop – report


The inauguration of the society activities for the academic year 2017-2018 was held on 22.08.2017

The inauguration of the society activities for the academic year 2017-2018 was held on 22.08.2017. The annual report of the society activities for academic year 2016-2017 is attached here


A motivational workshop on Innovation was conducted on 19.08.2017

A motivational workshop on Innovation in Association with the local chapter of International Development Innovation Network (IDIN) was conducted on 19.08.2017. A brief report and event photos are attached here


“International conference on Advances in Design, Materials, Manufacturing and Surface Engineering for Mobility (ADMMS 2017) – July 19-21, 2017”

The department organizes the national level student’s symposium “Confluence” every year. Varieties of competitive events like paper presentation, Design contest, Quiz programme, Water Rocketry, Robo Golf are organized.

Events 2007-08

A National Conference on Advances in Product Design, Materials & Manufacturing Engineering (APDMM 2008) was organized during 24th & 25th Jan 2008.


The department also organizes the intra department technical symposium “Mechfest” for student every year. Various events to exhibit the student technical talent are organized