Mechanical Department 1st Shift


Special students guidance program on industry expectations was conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering and Training & Placement Cell on 7th July, 2017.The Vice President Operations, Mr. Kanhaiyya Gorane from Alfa Laval Inc. Richmond, Virginia was invited for this programme. The program started with the introduction of the chief guest and his journey from mechanical engineering student to Vice President Operations of Alfa Laval Inc Richmond, Virginia.
The program was attended by third year and final year mechanical engineering students. The main objective of the program was to provide a platform, where students and industry persons interact to know the expectation of each other.
Mr. Kanhaiyya highlighted the importance of interpersonal skills, application of knowledge, time management and resource management in the growth of any industry. He also focused on the core issues such as technical skill, ability to analyze the real life problems, industry & its impact on the environment, etc.
After program, Mr. Kanhaiyya visited the campus specially T&P Cell, skill development center, MQC lab, automobile excellence center, 3D printer, Machining excellence center and Welding excellence center in mechanical engineering department. He appreciated the efforts of the department in bridging the industry institute gap.

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Zeal Drag Race

On 30th March 2017 Zeal college of engineering and research narhe pune has inaugurated three day gokart racing event named as zeal drag. It was total technical car racing event in which 32 teams participated enthusiastically & near about 500 students from all over the India have taken part in the event. To this inaugural function MR. Satish Hirve Head Sourcing, Ashok Leyland was Chief Guest/ He addressed the gathering where he emphasized on the need to focus on practical knowledge.
After first qualifying round of virtuals, 32 teams were participated with indigenous manufactured vehicle from all over the India.
At 31st March 2017 the vehicles had undergone through various technical tests like Technical Inspection (TI), Design Inspection (DI), Braking Test etc. by various experts from industries like TCS, Precision Innovation students teams were critically evaluated based on their business planes and detail design requites as well.
At 1st April 2017 there was a main Drag racing event took place in that event Autocross and Skid pad tests were carried out and at the end of day valedictory function was conducted and prize distribution ceremony was presented.  In the prize distribution Dr. K. C Vora Head ARAI was the chief guest. During his speech he said India will be the third ranker in vehicle manufacturing hub and there will be 64 million vehicle users at 2030 so considering these figures we have to encourage such technical racing events. During the speech of Mr Jayesh katkar Executive director ZCOER announced the 2nd Season of Zeal Drag 2.0 the next year target and motivated students and also congratulated the winners.
The winners for this event was

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MECHPGCON 2017, The Mechanical Engineering Post Graduate conference was held at “ZEAL COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & RESEARCH, NARHE, PUNE on 20th and 21st June 2017. MECHPGCON 2017, is the third PG conference organized for Design, CADME and Mechatronics specializations in Mechanical Engineering. This conference was organized by Zeal college of Engineering & Research, Narhe, Pune in collaboration with the Board of Studies, Mechanical Engineering, Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU).

The MECHPGCON- 2017 is an opportunity for all the post graduate students in mechanical engineering to showcase their project work. The conference aims for interaction of PG students with faculty members and industry experts for the empowerment of the PG students.

The inauguration of MECHPGCON 2017 was held on 20th June at Zeal college of engineering and research, Dr. A.D. Shaligram, Registrar, Savitribai Phule Pune University and Dr. S.E. Talole, Dean ( Technology) D.I.A.T, Pune were  the chief guests . Dr. P.J. Awasare, Ex-coordinator BOS SPPU, Prof. Jayesh Katkar (Executive Director, Zeal Education Society), Dr. Sanjay Deokar (Campus Director, Narhe Campus), Dr. Ajit Kate (Principal, ZCOER), Dr. Sunil Dambhare ( Conference Secretary) and Dr. Amol Ubale (Head Mechanical) were also present at the event.

During his address to the gathering Dr. A.D.Shaligram urged the PG students to be observant towards the surrounding, identify simple problems and find solutions through research. In this way the research work carried out by the students will not remain restricted to books instead it will be implemented in real life. Also Dr. S.E. Talole said that the need of the hour is the young innovators should focus on gaining over all knowledge instead of concentrating only on domain specific knowledge.
Prof. Jayesh Katkar, Executive director gave best wishes for the conference. Dr. Ajit Kate, Principal presented an overview of the progress of the institute. The comparing of the event was done by Prof. Harakare and Prof. Borade. The vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. S.G. Dambhare.

More than 800 post graduate students from all over Pune University participated in MECH PGCON2017. 200 expert academicians from Mechanical engineering and eminent personalities from the industries were the reviewers. Total 777 research papers were presented at the conference.

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SAE INDIA and Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. jointly organized SUPRA 2017 (Formula racing event) for the students of Mechanical & Automobile Engineering, in which Zeal college of Engineering’s ‘Aghanya’ racing car received prestigious ‘Best Innovation Award.’ This event was held from 26th June to 1st July 2017 at Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida, U.P.

            In national level formula racing event ‘SUPRA-2017’ total 129 racing teams participated from all over India. Among all the debutant teams which participated in this event, Zeal College of Engineering’s ‘Team Racing Pioneer’ was the only debutant team which qualified all the rounds and completed the event successfully. Among 129 racing teams which participated with cars having 390 cc & 600cc engine capacity, only 31 teams reached the final round. Among these 31 teams, Zeal College of Engineering’s-Team Racing Pioneer being the only debutant team competed with just 200cc engine and bagged the prestigious “Best Innovation Award.”

            “Aghanya” the racing car received a special appreciation from the FMSCI and the German judges for its light weight of mere 163 kgs and excellent design. Inspired from this award Team Racing Pioneer has made a resolution to win all the prizes in SUPRA-2018.

            Team racing Pioneer has been participating in SAE BAJA since 2014 & is one of the top 20 teams in India which has shown consistent growth.

            For this racing event, students we guided under the able guidance of Prof. Pravin Parit & Prof. Akshay Karande. Also Zeal Education society’s Executive Director Prof. Jayesh Katkar, Campus director Dr. Sanjay Deokar,  Principal Dr. Ajit Kate, Head of Mechanical Engineering Dr. Sunil Dambhare & Dr. Amol Ubale have always extended their  support and guidance to the students.

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The faculty development programme on heat transfer was conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering from 5th June 2017 to 9th June 2017. The eminent personalities from IIT, NIT’s as well as from industries was invited for this programme. To get practical exposure industrial visit also organized. The faculties from various institutes participated in this programme. The concept of mechanism of heat transfer such as conduction, convection and radiation as well as basic concepts of mass transfer were elaborated during the sessions. There was healthy interaction between the speakers and participants and both had appreciated the FDP.

  The inauguration of the programme was done by Dr. Ravi M. R. Professor, IIT New Delhi in presence of Dr. Dambhare S. G. H.O.D, Mechanical Department shift I, Dr. Ubale  A. B. H.O.D, Mechanical Department shift II, Dr. Prabhune C.L. convener of the programme  had given the introduction detailed programme schedule. Dr. Dambhare  S. G. discussed about the institute and purpose of conducting this FDP in his speech. Dr. Ravi , chief guest of the programme  had the general scenario about the education in the private institute and appreciated that college has taken proper steps to improve the teaching learning process by organizing such programmes.

The first session of the programme started with the introduction of heat transfer Unit-I by Dr. Ravi M.R. He has introduced how the thermodynamics and heat transfer subjects are correlated with each other in a beautiful manner. He has touched most of the points from unit I i.e. modes of heat transfer, temperature boundary conditions, heat flux, thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, thermal contact resistance etc. In the second half he had given the idea about one dimensional steady state heat conduction without heat generation in a plane wall, composite wall, cylinder, sphere and critical radius of insulation. In the second session he discussed about the radiation the fundamental concepts, spectral and total emissive power, real and gray surfaces, radiation laws, radiation shape factor, radiation shield and it’s application.

On second day Dr. Chandramohan V.P. from NIT Warangal took first session on one dimensional steady state heat conduction with heat generation in plane wall, composite wall, cylinder, sphere with different boundary conditions. He also highlighted about heat transfer through extended surfaces. In the afternoon session he discussed about thermal insulation, economics and cost consideration, transient heat conduction.

On third day Dr. Sachin Parmane from Crompton Greaves, Mumbai took the morning session on convection which includes mechanism of natural convection and forced convection, heat transfer coefficient, dimensionless number and their physical significance. In the afternoon session he had elaborated what is pool boiling and forced boiling phenomenon, filmwise condensation and dropwise condensation with very good power point presentation. He also discussed about heat exchanger- LMTD and NTU methods for analysis of heat exchanger.

On the fourth day industrial visit was organized at Tranter India pvt Ltd, Tal-Shirur, Dist- Pune. Tranter brings compact heat transfer solutions to customers worldwide, backed by local service coverage. Advanced plate heat exchangers spanning a wide product range offer proven performance in broad applications involving liquids, gases, steam and two-phase flows. They newly developed welded Shell & Plate Heat Exchanger is improving operations in many duties formerly handled by shell & tube and welded block-type exchangers. The plate type heat exchangers are used for dairy and pharmaceutical industries.

 On the fifth day of FDP Dr. N. K. Sane Professor, Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli conducted session on importance of heat transfer in day today life. He also explains relation between Vedas and heat transfer. In the valedictory function attendance certificate was distributed to the all participants.

Thus, Faculty development programme was successfully conducted and it has achieved its objectives.

  1. Considering the vision, mission of the institute and requirements of students, institute has designed a faculty responsive FDP which leads to positive transformation in teaching learning process.
  2. To pursue academic excellence during interactive session.
  3. To discuss how to teach various topics in heat transfer included in SPPU syllabus by giving better idea.
  4. To focus on a important points while conducting lecture in the class  for effective and interactive session.

 To bring eminent hardcore teachers from IIT, NIT and well known industries to interact with the faculties

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SAEINDIA Western Section Project Competition 2017

SAEINDIA Western Section Project Competition 2017 was organized by SAEINDIA Western Section in association with Zeal College of Engineering & Research, Narhe, Pune. This event was organized to motivate the students to demonstrate their skills, technical knowledge in field of automotive engineering.

The event began with Lamp-lighting ceremony by dignitaries. The dignitaries on dais were as follows:

  1. Vinay Mundada
  2. AjitM. Kate
  3. M. K. Chaudhari
  4. Narahari P. Wagh
  5. Sunil Dambhare
  6. AmolUbale

We received 18 project nominations from various collegiate clubs from Western Section. The project titles of these projects are as follows:

Vehicle System Category

  1. Design And Manufacturing of Automatic Torque Biasing Differential
  2. Design of Propeller Shaft Using Composite Material
  3. Analysis of Vehicle Compatibility With Respect To Bumper Design of M1 Vehicles under Crash.
  4. Automatic Brake In Hill Station

Vehicle Engineering Category

  1. Reduction In Gear Shifting Effort Of Passenger Vehicle Reduction In Gear Shifting Effort Of Passenger Vehicle
  2. Design & Optimization Of A-Pillar Of Passenger Car
  3. Design Analysis& Manufacturing of Intake & Exhaust Manifold of Single Cylinder Engine

Engine & Emission Category

  1. Turbocharging of Single Cylinder Gasoline Engine for Formula Student Race Car
  2. Design of a Setup for the Production of Plastic Fuel (Pyrolysis) and Testing of the Fuel In CI Engine
  3. Thermo-Mechanical Stress Analysis of a Commercial Vehicle Exhaust Manifold Using Numerical Techniques
  4. Design and Computational Simulation Of EGR Cooler
  5. Optimization Of 2-Stroe Petrol Engine
  6. Production and Engine Performance & Emission Evaluation of Karanja & Jatropha Based Biodiesel
  7. Development of a Turbocharged Engine for a Two Wheeler

Others Category

  1. Comparing performance of Monotube and twin tube dampers by experimentally calculating equivalent damping coefficients
  2. Development of Rear View Mirror Impact Test Rig
  3. Optimization of Refrigerator Baseplate for Structure Borne Noise reduction through Numerical Simulations
  4. Terrain Simulator

There were 5 panel of judges who comprising following members:

  • Manohar K. Chaudhari, Consultant, CIRT
  • Vinay Mundada, Consultant
  • N. P. Wagh, Director, Vector Engineering Solutions
  • Bharat V. Dhimate, Consultant
  • Ashok Kumar V. A., Consultant, Tata Motors
  • Sanjay Nibadhe,
  • Parthasarathi Patnaik
  • Swarupan and Sewalkar
  • Devendra Mandke
  • Rupesh Gosavi
  • Krishnat Patil
  • Deepak Bhoir
  • Ramesh S. Pasarija

Each team was given 15 minutes to present their project, which are developed during their final year of Engineering. The presentation was followed by Question & Answer round from the Judges.

The Judges presented their view on the entire competition and commented on the projects contested for the competition. All the judges were very satisfied with the quality of the projects made by the students. This year we haveintroduced innovation award as a separate category for bext innovative project.

The award ceremony was conducted during SAE Annual Social. There were total 4 prizes were awarded and rests of the participants were given the certificate for participation.

The Winner of Project Competition was awarded Mr. Shreyas Sarage from College of Engineering Pune for ‘Design& Optimization of A-Pillar of Passenger Car’. He was felicitated with a Trophy and certificate along with prize money of Rs.10000/-.

First runners-up position awarded to Mr. Gitesh Lavhe, and Mr. Abhay Maneof College of EngineeringPune, for ‘Design and Manufacturing of Automatic Torque Biasing Differential’. They were awarded with a trophy and certificates along with prize money of Rs. 7000/-.

Second Runners-up position was shared between two teams. First team was Mr. Eshaan Ganesh Ayyar of ARAI Academy for his project ‘Thermo-mechanical stress analysis of a commercial vehicle exhaust manifold using numerical techniques’ and other team consisting of Mr. Alphonso Wayne Walter, Mr. Himanshu Nashikkar, Mr. Shramit Hegde of Don Bosco Institute Of Technology fortheir project on ‘Terrain Simulator’. Bothe teams were awarded with trophies certificates. The prize money of Rs. 5000/-was shared to both the teams.

The Innovation award was given to Mr. Gitesh Lavhe, and Mr. Abhay Mane of College of Engineering Pune, for ‘Design and Manufacturing of Automatic Torque Biasing Differential’. They were awarded a certificate of appreciation. This team would get free consultancy from 1 Crowd company to assist them to manufacture their project on a large scale.

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Faculty Development Program (FDP) on “MasterCAM X9 Multi Axis & Mill – Turn’

A Faculty Development Program (FDP) on “MasterCAM X9 Multi Axis & Mill – Turn’ was organised by Department of Mechanical Engg., ZCOER in association with ‘Onward Technologies, Pune’. This was successfully conducted on 19th & 20th August, 2016.

Machine and G-Code Simulation:

Machine simulation provides you with additional layers of visualization, so that you can zoom in and zoom out at will, to observe everything that will happen during your machining process. You can move the simulation along very quickly in program segments where you are certain that the part, tool, holder fixtures, and peripheral devices (e.g. robots) are in no danger of colliding. When everything is happening in a confined space, you can slow the simulation down to observe these interrelated movements in slow motion or step through them in block fashion

G-code simulation involves a much more extensive modeling process, which is typically done by the software provider.

This program was scheduled for Two Days with:

  • Basics of CAM Programming
  • Use of Simulation in Machining
  • Machine Simulation with G-Code Simulation for Turning
  • Machine Simulation with G-Code Simulation for Milling
  • Machining in Multi axis
  • Machining of Turn- Mill operations were covered
  • Handson training was conducted in MIlling Machine at Skill Development cell.

On receiving feedback from the attendees, the programme was indeed helpful for the faculties to use this software for their further research work and problem solving.

College had fully sponsored this course for the benefit of faculty members.

The resource person for the said training was Mr Rahul Dhage from Onward Technologies, Pune and co-ordinated by Prof. Adewar S. S, Prof Kulkarni O. K. , and Prof Petkar R.

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visit to Mula Dam Hydro-electric Power Plant, Rahuri, and A.Nagar

A successful visit to Mula Dam Hydro-electric Power Plant, Rahuri, and A.Nagar on 10th Feb. 2017. This was good opportunity for the students to interact with plant experts and executive engineer for better understanding of the subject and gain practical knowledge. The students studied actual procedure and working of hydel power plant. Students witnessed the components of power plant installed on Left and Right channel of the dam. They studied the type of turbine used and step up required for generation of electricity at 750 rpm. The students became aware of type of material, components and dimensions required according to head, discharge and potential of the reservoir. During the visit Total one twenty (120) third year students were presents for this visit.

This industrial visit was very useful for the students and teachers from knowledge point of view

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Visit to Mula Dam Hydro-electric Power Plant

A visit to Mula Dam Hydro-electric Power Plant, Rahuri, A.Nagar on 10th Feb. 2017 was arranged. This was good opportunity for the students to interact with plant experts and executive engineer for better understanding of the subject and gain practical knowledge. The students studied actual procedure and working of hydel power plant. Students witnessed the components of power plant installed on Left and Right channel of the dam. They studied the type of turbine used and step up required for generation of electricity at 750 rpm. The students became aware of type of material, components and dimensions required according to head, discharge and potential of the reservoir. During the visit Total one fifty six (156) final year students were presents for this visit.

          This industrial visit was very useful for the students and teachers from knowledge point of view.

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Achievers make us feel proud….

Achievers make us feel proud…..

and felicitating such toppers is our prime responsibility. Pune is a city of knowledge and it is very much obvious that such ceremonies happen in the city.

Zeal Education Society believes in maintaining this legacy and taking it forward. With this mission Zeal Education Society had arranged GRADUATION CEREMONY for 2016 engineering batch.

The event was organized on 01.02.2017 at the campus. It is our legacy to have eminent educationalist on our campus for such ceremonies.

In 2017 the graduation ceremony event was graced by the august presence of Dr. Pandit Vidyasagar (Vice Chancellor, SMRT University, Nanded), Shri. S.M. Katkar (Founder Director, Zeal Education Society)

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