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About Department

The Applied Mechanics department deals with the field of Structural Engineering. The department also caters the needs of the other departments in the core subjects of Engineering Mechanics. All the Structural Engineering subjects for the B.Tech. Program in Civil Engineering are also handled by this department. The department conducts the PG Program of M.Tech. in Civil-Structural Engineering which is accredited by NBA. The department is recognized research center by Shivaji University, Kolhapur and Quality Improvement Program (QIP) for Doctoral Progarm. This department has a rich tradition of carrying out a large amount of consultancy work in the field of structural engineering.

Applied Mechanics Department has been providing consultancy & testing in the field of structural engineering over the last 32-35 years. Most of the works are referred to the department by state governments, semi-government, Grampanchayats, Railways, private institutions and private parties. The department is well equipped with software for consultancy and equipment with expert faculties and lab assistants for testing of material. The department also provides concrete mix design and consultancy for seismic evaluation and various strengthening techniques for various civil engineering structures.


In 1947, WCE was founded in Sangli with just over 60 students. Today, it has more than 4,000 students taking various courses in Engineering and Technology. We create opportunities not just for young minds to learn, but also for them to experience the fulfillment that comes from sharing this learning with others. At WCE, we are always focused on delivering education that will help create the leaders of tomorrow’s world – our students will not just be successful in their individual capacities, but will in turn, contribute to and nurture the world they live in.

Ajit Gulabchand
Chairman, Administrative Council.

Faculty In Spotlight

Dr. S. N. Tande

The Cambridge Certificate - 2013

Dr. S. N. Tande, Professor in App.Mech, awarded "Leading Ccientists of the World 2012" and "The Cambridge Certificate - 2013" from International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England.

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