In association with national level Tech fest ‘UDBHAVA-2023’ held on 27th, 28th and 29th April 2023, Departmental Technical programmes are conducted under the banner of ‘YANTRA’ for Mechanical Engineering Department. Various interesting technical programmes, workshops and games are conducted as per the schedule given below.

One of the most interesting workshops was IC Engine Surgery – Engine overhauling workshop headed by Team Tech Sun Pvt. Ltd. 40 students registered and participated in a full day hands on training workshop held on 29th April 2023. In the "IC engine surgery workshop", students get first-hand experience by dis- mantling and assembling a real 4 stroke IC Engine. The hands-on training will make the students explore the knowledge about the design, components, and materials inside the IC engine. It’s a one full day session consists of expert theory class on automobile parts and engine working cycle by Mr. Sharath from Tech sun. Theory Session consists of Principle of IC engine, Basic Components of Engine, Basic Nomenclature, Classification of Engines Operation inside the engine, Basics of Power transmission Spark Plug and fuel injector, Introduction to Alternative fuels, History of automobile, engines, classification. Working cycle, strokes (2 stroke and 4 stroke), Engine Classification - fuel, stroke, CC, arrangement of pistons etc., Components of IC engine, functions, materials, Diesel engines v/s petrol engines, Real time working - animations. It is followed by hands own session on 4 stroke Bajaj pulsar DTSI engine dismantling and assembling as a team of maximum 8 members. Each participant involved in hands on session with so much interest and enthusiasm. The workshop concluded at 4.30 PM

One of the main attractions in the Tech fest was the thrilling bikes stunt. It is done by Team DBZ sponsored by Dept of Mechanical Engineering on 28/04/2023 at 4.00 PM. Riders with specially designed bikes, exhibited their dare devilish skills in the college. The stunts lasted for 1.5 Hours, during which different drifting, wheeling and other risky stunts

One of the games organized by Dept of Mechanical Engg. was slow cycling. It was one of the interesting game session of the Tech fest and total 40 participants performed in slow cycling. It was conducted on 27th April 2023, AN session at 3.00 PM. Registration fee was Rs 30/-Winner was awarded a cash prize of Rs 300/-

Arjun Raveendran KAP, Deepth purushothaman, Manas PK and Abhijith KM of Department of Mechanical Engineering have done an excellent project work with social commitment. The hydraulic lift which is used to lift the buses at KSRTC Payyanur depot was out of commission for the past few years. Students came up with an overhauling work to re-instate it so that now employees can perform the repair work with ease. The estimated cost to repair the same was around Rs. 5 lakhs but the students did it within Rs. 75000. The inauguration of re-instated lift is done by Shri. T I Madhusoodhanan, honorable MLA Payyanur at KSRTC depot on 24/07/21. Project was guided by Prof. Chandrajith E, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SNGCET and Mr. Santhosh Aithala, Assistant Depot Engineer, KSRTC, Payyanur

Department of Mechanical Engineering has conducted a webinar on the topic "Confluence of Robotics & Industrial Automation- a Heuristic Approach" by Prof. SUMESH M, Faculty in Engineering Department, University of Technology and Applied Science, Al-Musanna, Sulthanate of Oman on 25th June 2021. The webinar was intended to acquire knowledge on “How to learn Robotics and Industrial automation by yourself".

Department of Mechanical Engineering has organized a webinar on the topic "Braking system in Indian Railways" by Dr. Vineesh K P, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology, Calicut on 22nd June 2021. Webinar discussed about different types of brake blocks and braking system in coaches and wagons of Indian Railways and the role of engineer during its design.

Department of Mechanical Engineering has conducted a webinar on the topic "Modern Engineering: Essentials for Excellence" by Dr. Shijin P Kozhumal, Assistant Professor, Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology Program, College of Justice and Safety, Eastern Kentucky University, Kentucky, USA on 18th June 2021. This webinar was meant to build the career of engineering students according to advancements in modern engineering and understand the essential for the excellence in modern industries.

Mechanical Department of SNGCET has organized two day work shop with hands on training on the topic “Quad copter” in collaboration with & Innovation- cell UMIC, IIT Bombay . It is an initiative to apply the designing creative skills of the students not only SNGCET but to the students of other colleges also, apart from what they learn in books and laboratories.

A huge success, the SNGCET Mechanical Tech Fest 2020 brought together industry leaders, educators, and students to celebrate the spirit of excellence and innovation in mechanical engineering. The occasion promoted a cooperative and stimulating atmosphere for the sharing of ideas and expertise in addition to offering a stage for the display of talent. This year's tech fest left a lasting impression on all those participating, igniting a fresh zeal and love for mechanical engineering as the curtains came down.

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