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Department of Mechanical Engineering

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The Mechanical Engineering Department at BITS Pilani Dubai campus is one of the major departments in terms of faculty, students, and activities. It continues to lead and expand its activities in various directions.
The Department has 7 faculty members, 376 UG students, 10 PG students and 7 supporting staff. The Department offers academic programmes leading to B.E. Mechanical Engineering, M.E. Design Engineering and Ph.D. degrees. Till now, about 258 students received their degrees.
The academic activities are supported by well equipped laboratories. The list includes Workshop, Engineering Graphics, Measurement Techniques, Computer Aided Design, Production Techniques, Transport Phenomena and Prime movers and Fluid Mechanics Laboratories.
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There are currently 60 ongoing UG/ PG projects in the fields of Renewable Energy, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning, Mechanical Equipment Design,  Computer Aided Design and Analysis, Thermal and Fluid power Engineering, Finite Element Methods,  Industrial Engineering etc.. The faculty members are been involved in offering consultancy services to industries. Experimental and computational facilities are being continuously upgraded. Industry interaction has been promoted with practice school courses and many students are working in industry-sponsored projects.
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The Mechanical Engineering Department educates the engineers of tomorrow by integrating classroom theory and practical hands-on projects, by emphasizing the process of learning and critical thinking and by promoting professional relationships among the university and the business communities. 
BE Mechanical Engineering
Discipline Elective courses:
1. Quality Control assurance & reliability 
2. Mechanical Equipment Design 
3. Power Plant Engineering
4. Automotive Vehicles 
5. Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning 
6. Robotics
7. Advanced Material Science
8. Industrial Automation 
M.E Design Engineering
The curriculum for the M.E. Design Engineering programme has been specially designed to ensure transformation of a mechanical engineering graduate into a full-fledged Design Engineer. In addition, the student needs to carry out a Dissertation. Design projects stress on developing a well rounded education through an exposure to academic and professional considerations. The program encourages students to develop a diverse background in order to expand individual talents and respond to the emerging opportunities in the field.
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The faculty members are specialized in - Design, Manufacturing and Thermal & Fluids Engineering. They are engaged in research in all the classical areas of Mechanical Engineering and upcoming areas too.



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