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The department of  Mechanical Engineering of   Institute of Shipbuilding Technology started its activities since the inception of  the  Institute in the year 1981.  The  department  initially  started    with  skeleton  staff   catering  to the requirement of diploma in Shipbuilding Engineering.  The  department   files  full  strength in  the year 1990, with the introduction of a 3 year diploma course in Mechanical Engineering.  The department which started with one staff member in the year 1981 has 8 staff members on date.

The department has a well qualified staff with four staff members having acquired Post graduate qualification, while two are pursuing higher education at Masters level.   The department possesses the academic expertise in the under mentioned which it can share with the industry.

i)                  Design of Machine Elements

ii)                 Thermal Engineering

iii)                Industrial Engineering

iv)                Automobile Engineering

v)                 Material handling systems and procedures

The department under its umbrella has five laboratories. These laboratories have some of the latest test rigs used in Engineering institutions to impart of the art knowledge & skills to the student.  In addition to providing formal training to the students of Institute of Shipbuilding Technology, Goa, the department also offers help to the community polytechnic wing of I.S.B.T. to provide informal training for the rural youth in Goa.  The department also provides the testing facilities to various industries in and around Goa through its Material Testing Laboratory. As such there is a scope to increase the interaction of industry and Institute to identify more areas of use of Laboratory facilities for the benefit of students, institute & industry.

The Laboratories belonging to Mechanical Engg.Dept.

1.        Material handling & Theory of Machine Laboratory

2.         Material Testing Laboratory

3.         Heat Power Laboratory

4.         Hydraulics & Fluid Machinery Laboratory

5.         Applied Mechanics Laboratory

The spare capacity of some of the equipments from the Laboratories is also utilized for commercial use.  Some of such equipments are

 1.        Universal Testing Machine

2.         Hardness Testing Machine

3.         Universal Impact Testing Machine

4.         Fluozoscent  Dye panctrant Testing Kit

5.         Subtonic +++ ,surface Texture measuring equipment orsatt apparatus

The department over a period of last 10 to 15 years has developed excellent support with the local industries in Goa.  Department regularly organizes field visits of students to these industries & takes up industry based project work for students.  The staff members of the department associate with the industry through guidance of industry based Project Work organization of  Continuing Education Programmes for Industry Personnel and consultancy work.

The department with the help of  expert faculty from industry and product manufacturers organizes refresher programmes for Industry Personnel in different areas.  Some of such programmes which have been organized by the department till date are

a)       The day seminar on  “Corrosion and Painting”

b)        Three day seminar on “Welding Technology”

c)        Short term courses on “Barge engine operation & Maintenance”

d)        Four day seminar on “Welding and Fabrication – a knowledge update

With a highly qualified staff, well equipped laboratories and through the experience gained over the year. Mechanical Engineering department is geared up to meet the academic expectations of the students and the Industry. 

H H.O.D Mechanical Engineering Department  


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