Sponsored Research

Sl No

Title of the Research Work

Year of Commencement of Research Work

Name of Principal Investigator

Funding Agency

Year of Sanction

Sanctioned Amount

Released Amount

Status of the Research Work

Usefulness of the Research Work Towards the Society

1

Thermo Acoustic refrigeration system

2017

Dr.N.Kapilan

ASHRAE

2017-18

$3,950

450000

In Progress

Alternative cooling methods

2

Development and evaluation of solar hybrid adsorption cooling system for rural applications as a demonstration unit

2017

Dr.N.Kapilan

ASHRAE

2017-18

$3,100

In Progress

Alternative cooling methods

3

Development of Indirect Heating type Superconducting Liquid Helium Level Sensors and Comparative Studies with Capacitance type level sensors

2018

Dr.N.Kapilan

BNRS

2018

1950000

In Progress

Development Activities

  1. Product Development.
  2. Research laboratories
  3. Instructional materials
  4. Working models /charts.
  1. Product Development
Sl.No   Year   Type of product developed Funding Agency   Faculty & student’s involved
1 2016-17 Development and testing of multipurpose wheel chair Self Dr.Kapilan N & Abhishek N, Anju Kumar, Pradeep V and Nagaraj Madar Parasapa
2 Development and testing of Paddle operated washing machine Self Mr. Chethan Kumar N & Venu C V, Vikas V, Suhas B N and Umesh P H
3 Development and analysis of quad copter Self Mr. Prabhakar C.G & Likith Raj, Gowtham reddy, Punith Kumar S and S N Roopesh
4 2015-16 Power scooter for handicapped person Self Mr. Adarsh Reddy & Rathan Rao S, Suraj R, Avinash Varma and Rajath B N
5   Multipurpose agricultural vehicle Self Mr. Prabhakar C G & Rajesh N, Pradeep Reddy, Thirumalesh L and Prasad
6 Parallel Parking vehicle Self Mr. Mohan Kumar & Anikethan J, Chandrashekar, Karthik N and Manoj P

 Research Laboratories

Sl.No   Details Of Research Facility /Equipment / Instrument   Funding Agency   Approximate  cost of Facility / Equipment/ Instrument (Rs.) User of the facility   Utilization Factor  
1 High Temperature corrosion setup DRDO, GATET 5,50,000 Research Scholar and students 75%
2 Stress Corrosion Cracking setup DRDO, GATET 1,75,000 50%
3 Refrigeration system VGST 95,000 75%
4 Biodiesel plant VTU 1,00,000 75%

Instructional Materials

Sl.No   Nature of Instructional material User of the material   Prepared by Utilization Factor
1 Lecture Notes Students Mechanical Engineering 75-100%
2 Lab Manuals Students Mechanical Engineering 75-100%
3 Question Bank Students Mechanical Engineering 60%
5 Journals Faculty/students/research scholar Research scholar 50%

Working Models / Charts

Sl.No   Name of the Model / Chart
1 IC Engine Cut section (2-s & 4-s)
2 CAED Models
3 Pneumatic and hydraulic kit
4 Robotic kits