Aeronautical Engineering

Vision:

The department was established in 2009 with an intake of 60 students. The department strives to impart quality technical education in the domain of Aeronautical Engineering to the perspective students by competent teachers so that the students would serve the needs of the society, industry and research compatible with global developments.

Mission:

The department is committed to educate its students for creating innovative minds to translate the wisdom and knowledge they receive. All possible resources are made available to the students so that they become effective passionate and creative personals. This is accomplished through participating in different workshops, conferences, seminars etc., different technical competitions and also journal and conference publications.

Year of Starting:

2009

UG Courses Offered:

B.E. (Aeronautical Engineering)

Accreditation Details:

PEOs and PO of Department:

PEO-1:

To prepare the students to successfully work in various industrial, research and development (R & D), educational organizations, both in national and international levels, with professional competence and ethical administrative acumen.

PEO-2:

To prepare and inspire the students to become future engineers /researchers/ scientists /academicians with innovative ideas for a sustainable development.

PEO-3:

To train the students to be a learner to provide lifelong leadership in every field of life.

PO-1,Technical Knowledge:

Graduates will possess a mastery of the fundamentals of aeronautical engineering necessary to be productive and innovative engineers in industry or government, prosperous entrepreneurs, and/or succeed in graduate or other professional schools, and to advance in their employment.

PO-2, Problem solving Skills:

Graduates will be able to formulate, analyze, and creatively participate in the solution of multidisciplinary technical problems through the use of modern engineering tools, be they experimental, analytical, or computational.

PO-3, Communication Skills:

Graduates will be able to communicate clearly and effectively with fellow engineers, employers, and the general public.

PO-4, Professionalism:

Graduates will possess the skills necessary to fulfill their professional duties and responsibilities in teamwork, collegiality, ethics, technical leadership, business acumen, and lifelong learning.

LAB 1 :BASIC ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS AND INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING LABORATORY
OBJECTIVE :
•To train the students in performing various tests on electrical drives, sensors and circuits.
OUTCOME:
•Ability to determine the speed characteristic of different electrical machines
•Ability to design simple circuits involving diodes and transistors
•Ability to use operational amplifiers
LAB 2 :STRENGTH OF MATERIALS AND FLUID MACHANICS & MACHINERY LABORATORY
OBJECTIVE :
•To study the mechanical properties of materials when subjected to different types of loading.
•To verify the principles studied in Fluid Mechanics theory by performing experiments in lab.
OUTCOME:
•Ability to perform Tension, Torsion, Hardness, Compression, and Deformation test on Solid materials
LAB 3 :THERMODYNAMICS LABORATORY
OBJECTIVE :
•To enhance the basic knowledge in applied thermodynamics
OUTCOME:
•Ability to perform test on diesel/petrol engine
•Ability to explain the characteristics of the diesel/Petrol engine
•Ability to determine the properties of the fuels
LAB 4 :AERODYNAMICS LABORATORY
OBJECTIVE :
•To predict different aerodynamic propulsion used in aero application
OUTCOME:
•Describe the fundamental aerodynamic and geometrical properties related to external flows over airfoils, wings, and bluff bodies.
•Calculate the aerodynamic forces and moments experienced by airfoils, wings and bluff bodies.
•Use thin aerofoil theory to evaluate the performance of thin airfoils and the effects of angle of attack and camber.
•Use wind tunnel instrumentation to measure flow velocity and lift and drag.
•Visualize the flow and pressure distribution over 2D and 3D bodies by water flow and smoke methods
LAB 5 :AIRCRAFT STRUCTURES LABORATORY
OBJECTIVE :
•To enable the students understand the behavior of aircraft structural components under different loading conditions.
•To provide the Principle involved in photo elasticity and its applications in stress analysis for composite laminates.
OUTCOME:
•students can understand the behavior of materials subjected to various types of loadings
•Students will be in a position to fabricate a composite laminates
LAB 6 :PROPULSION LABORATORY
OBJECTIVE :
•To explore practically components of aircraft piston and gas turbine engines and their working principles.
•To impart practical knowledge of flow phenomenon of subsonic and supersonic jets.
•To determine practically thrust developed by rocket propellants
OUTCOME:
•Capable to identify components and information of piston and gas turbine engine.
•Able to analyze behavior of flow through ducts and jet engine components.
•Ability to visualize flow phenomenon in supersonic flow.
•Recognizes performance parameters of rocket propellants.
•To be able to distinguish subsonic and supersonic flow characteristics
LAB 7 :AERO ENGINE AND AIRFRAME LABORATORY
OBJECTIVE :
•To introduce the knowledge of the maintenance and repair procedures followed for overhaul of aero engines
OUTCOME:
•Ability to maintain and repair the aero engines
LAB 8 :COMPUTER AIDED SIMULATION LABORATORY
OBJECTIVE :
•To make the students familiarize with computational fluid dynamics and structural analysis software tools. By employing these tools for Aerospace applications students will have an opportunity to expose themselves to simulation software
OUTCOME:
•Ability to Mesh various geometries and to do grid independence study.
•Simulate and analyze fluid flow for internal and external flow problems.
•Analyze the basic mechanism of different structural elements behavior.
•Analyze the variation of mechanical properties over a composite beam.
•Analyze the apparent stress distribution over structural component
LAB 9 :FLIGHT INTEGRATION SYSTEMS AND CONTROL LABORATORY
OBJECTIVE :
•This laboratory is to train students, to study about basic digital electronics circuits, various microprocessor applications in Control surface, Displays fault tolerant computers, to study the stability analysis and design using MATLAB
OUTCOME:
•Ability to understand digital electronics circuits.
•Ability to use microprocessor in Flight control
•Ability to perform stability analysis

Get In Touch

  • Add: GKM College of Engineering & Technology G.K.M. Nagar Perungalathur (Near Tambaram) Chennai - 600 063 Tamilnadu, India
  • Tel: 044 - 2279 2411, 2279 4023, 2279 4073
  • Email: admission@gkmgroup.in
  • Fax:+ 91 - 44 - 2279 0012
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