A. Shama Rao Foundation SRINIVAS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Mangaluru 574143, Karnataka (NAAC Accredited, Affiliated to VTU, Belgavi and Recognized by the AICTE, New Delhi)
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Department Of Aeronautical Engineering


About the department:

The Aeronautical Engineering Department was established in the year of 2011 with an intake of 60, affiliated under Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi with AICTE recognition. Our highly qualified professional faculties maintain the highest standard of teaching.


To be a centre of excellence in Aeronautical Engineering with quality education and research, responsive to the needs of industry and society.


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    To achieve academic excellence through innovative teaching-learning practice.
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    To inculcate the spirit of innovation, creativity and research.
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    To enhance employability through skill development and industry-institute interaction.
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    To develop professionals with ethical values and social responsibilities.

Program Outcomes (PO)

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    Engineering Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
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    Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyse complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.
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    Design/Development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
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    Conduct Investigations of Complex Problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions for complex problems.
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    Modern Tool Usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
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    The Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
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    Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
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    Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
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    Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
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    Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
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    Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
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    Life-long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

Graduates will be
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    PEO1: Competent professionals with the knowledge of Aeronautical Engineering, to pursue variety of careers and higher education.
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    PEO2: Proficient enough to successfully analyse real life problems and design innovative solutions that are technically sound, economically viable and socially acceptable.
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    PEO3: Capable of working in a team, adapting to new technologies and upgrading skills required to serve the society with ethical values.

Programme Specific Objectives (PSO)

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    PSO1: Design and development skills: Ability to identify, design and analyse aircraft components utilizing the concept of fluid flow, structural and thermal engineering.
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    PSO2: Domain specific skills: Ability to find solutions to various challenges related to Aerodynamics, Aircraft Structures, Propulsion, Control & Stability, Maintenance, Materials and Avionics.


In the future, aeronautical engineering will have a broad scope. Job opportunities for these engineers are available in Airlines, Air Force, Corporate Research Companies, Defence Ministry, Helicopter Companies, Aviation Companies, and many others. Increasing popularity in air travel and the exploration of space requires skills in developing and sustaining changes. In the near future, demand for smart and creative Aeronautical Engineers will only increase. Studying Aeronautical Engineering offers a variety of career options. According to a recent report, the jobs of aeronautical engineers from 2016 to 2026 are expected to grow by 6%. Aircraft are being modified to produce less noise pollution and increase fuel efficiency, which will take further research and development. Aeronautical engineers are on national and international demand.