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M.E CAD/CAM

The Mechanical Engineering Department was established in the year 2010. The department has a team of highly qualified, dedicated and motivated members of faculty and well equipped laboratories to conduct Under Graduate and Post Graduate Programmes. The Department aims at generating employable mechanical engineers to lead a successful career and contribute to the society by excelling in their respective fields of endeavor. The field of mechanical engineering encompasses many exciting subjects such as Thermal Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Design, Automobile Engineering, Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Manufacturing, Power Plant Engineering, Refrigeration and Air conditioning, Mechatronics, Automation and Robotics. The department offers the following courses:

M.E.(Full time) CAD/CAM with an intake of 24 students


INFRASTRUCTURE & LAB FACILITIES

The Mechanical Engineering department has well equipped laboratories enabling the students to apply and verify the fundamentals which are taught at the class rooms. Students get a wide exposure and practical hands-on training in the sophisticated equipment during their lab sessions.

1. ENGINEERING PRACTICES LAB

More emphasis is being given to practical classes through effective, elaborate and rigorous training in Fitting, Welding, Foundry, Plumbing, Carpentry, Machine Assembly Practices and Various Lathe operations. Students are also exposed to the various tools to be used and exercises to be practised in the application of engineering practices. The workshop is also equipped with drilling and grinding machines for the benefit of students.


2. FLUID MECHANICS AND MACHINERY LAB

The main objective of this laboratory is to understand the properties of the fluids, conservation laws, hydraulics machines and applications of fluid.The major equipment in the Fluid mechanics and machinery lab are:

  • Pelton wheel setup
  • Kaplan turbine setup
  • Francis turbine setup
  • Pipe flow analysis setup
  • Flow measurement-flume assembly
  • Metacentric height measuring setup
  • Bernoulli's theorem verification apparatus
  • Centrifugal pump assembly with accessories
  • Open channel flow measuring setup with provision for fixing notches

  • 3. MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY LAB

    This Laboratory introduces the students to the basic concepts of manufacturing processes. It is a world-class laboratory that is dedicated to improve manufacturing processes and systems. The major machinery are:

  • Turret lathe
  • Capstan lathe
  • 8” Slotting machine
  • Gear hobbing machine
  • Francis turbine setup
  • 4 feet planing machine
  • Radial drilling machine
  • Vertical milling machine
  • Surface grinding machine
  • Horizontal milling machine
  • Heavy duty shaping machine
  • Medium duty shaping machine
  • Metal cutting bandsaw machine
  • Geared lathe machines (3 Nos)
  • 5.3 Feet medium duty lathe (2 Nos)
  • 4 1/2 Feet light duty lathe (8 Nos)
  • All geared heavy duty planing machine
  • Hi-Life geared hydraulic cylindrical grinding machine
  • 300 mm capacity cylindrical grinding machine

  • 4. CAD LAB

    CAD lab is well equipped with 80 computer systems with i5 processor to expose the students to design, analysis and visualization. Students are trained with a strong understanding of the Computer-aided design. The software packages are:

  • ANSYS 14
  • Creo elements /Pro(Pro-E)
  • Sapera essential software
  • Auto desk education master suite 2013

  • 5. CAM LAB

    The students undergo extensive hands-on training in CNC machines with ample space and resources to carry out individual experiments. The distinct facilities are:

  • Edge cam software
  • Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
  • CNC lathe (Production type and trainer kit)
  • CNC milling (Production type and trainer kit)
  • computerized surface roughness testing machine (range of 0-10μm)

  • 6. STRENGTH OF MATERIALS LAB

    This lab enables the students to have a clear understanding about the Mechanics of Solids with practical testing for determining the strength of materials through the following major equipment:

  • Spring testing machine (2 Nos)
  • Impact testing machine (2 Nos)
  • 3000KN Compression testing machine
  • 60NM Torsion testing machine (2 Nos)
  • 40 Ton universal testing machine (2 Nos)
  • Rockwell hardness testing machine (2 Nos)
  • Brinell hardness testing machine (2 Nos)
  • Metallurgical microscope (2 Nos)

  • 7. DYNAMICS LAB

    This laboratory is equipped with the following modern instruments to conduct the various experiments which helps the students understand the methods of static, dynamic force analyses of mechanisms and the usage of measuring devices for dynamic testing:

  • Universal governor apparatus
  • Vibrating table with recorder
  • Balancing of rotating masses apparatus
  • Static & dynamic balancing apparatus
  • Balancing of reciprocating masses apparatus
  • Kinematic models to study various mechanisms

  • 8. METROLOGY AND MEASUREMENTS LAB

    The laboratory has modern equipment to conduct the various experiments which helps the students understand the basic principles of measurements.

  • Autocollimator
  • Profile projector
  • Vernier height gauge
  • Vernier depth gauge
  • Tool makers microscope
  • Vernier calipers (0- 150mm)
  • Floating carriage micrometer
  • Pneumatic, electrical, mechanical comparators
  • Temperature, displacement, force, torque, vibration and shock measuring set ups

  • 9. THERMAL ENGINEERING LAB – I

    The main objective of this laboratory is to apply the thermodynamic laws and concepts on real time problems with the aid of the following equipment:

  • Multi cylinder petrol engine
  • Steam boiler test rig with all accessories
  • Steam turbine test rig with all accessories
  • Four stroke diesel engine with mechanical loading
  • Four stroke diesel engine with hydraulic loading
  • Four stroke diesel engine with electrical loading with data acquisition system
  • Single cylinder four stroke Petrol engine test rig with Electrical loading

  • 10. THERMAL ENGINEERING LAB – II

    The lab trains the students in various heat transfer parameters using the following equipment:

  • Refrigeration test rig
  • Air conditioning test rig
  • Two stage reciprocating air compressor
  • Natural and forced convection apparatus
  • Single stage reciprocating air compressor
  • Parallel flow and counter flow heat exchanger apparatus

  • 11. MECHATRONICS LAB

    This lab helps the students understand the interdisciplinary applications of electronics, electrical, mechanical and computer systems for the control of mechanical and electronic systems with the help of the following equipment:

  • LAB VIEW software
  • Automation studio software
  • Electro pneumatic trainer kit
  • Animation software for pneumatics
  • Electro pneumatic trainer kit with PLC
  • Servo controller interfacing for DC motor
  • Computerized data logging system with control for process variables like pressure flow and temperature.

    • VISION

      To enlighten, motivate and mentor future leaders of the profession and meet the challenges of 21st century global economy. To strive to become a centre of excellence by creating complete automation in the mechanical field utilizing the post modern techniques and infrastructure so as to assist and help the mankind while being involved in dangerous and monotonous tasks.

      MISSION

      The academic mission is to develop and enrich mechanical engineers with application oriented knowledge. Endeavor to establish the department into a centre of excellence in education and research with excellent infrastructure and well qualified members of staff to train the students in contemporary technologies and instill in them a passion for innovation in the field of mechanical.

    • FACULTY DETAILS

      Sl.No. Name Qualification Designation Specialization
      1 Dr.V.S.Sreenivasan M.Tech.,Ph.D Professor Natural Fibre Composites
      2 Dr.P.Padmanabhan M.E., Ph.D. Professor Metal Forming
      3 Dr.S.C.Vettivel M.E., Ph.D. Professor Powder Metallurgy and Nano Composite
      4 Dr.I.Dinaharan M.E., Ph.D. Associate Professor Metallurgy and Material Processing
      5 Dr.D.Arumuga Perumal M.E., Ph.D. Associate Professor Computational Fluid Dynamics and Microfluidics
      6 Mr.S.Joyson Abraham M.E.,(Ph.D) Assistant Professor Thermal Engineering
      7 Mr.I.Balasubramanian M.E,(Ph.D) Assistant Professor CIM
      8 Mr.D.S.Manoj Abraham M.E.,(Ph.D) Assistant Professor Manufacturing
      9 Mr.A.Sivasubramanian M.E.,(Ph.D) Assistant Professor CAD / CAM
      10 Mr.R.Jegan M.E., Assistant Professor Thermal Engineering
      11 Mr.P.Peter Anand Kumar M.E.,(Ph.D.) Assistant Professor CAD / CAM
      12 Ms.A.Subbulakshmi M.E., Assistant Professor CAD/CAM
      13 Mr.S.Garette Jebadurai M.E.,(Ph.D) Assistant Professor CAD
      14 Mr.C. Pravin Tamil Selvan M.E.,MBA Assistant Professor CAD
      15 Mr.A.Simon Christopher M.E., Assistant Professor CAD
      16 Mr.M.Selvaganesan M.E., Assistant Professor CAD
      17 Mr.S.Nagarajan M.Tech.,(Ph.D) Assistant Professor Thermal Power Engineering
      18 Mr.T.Albert M.E., Assistant Professor CAD/CAM
      19 Mr.J.Vignesh M.E., Assistant Professor Manufacturing
      20 Mr.J.Sunil M.E.,(Ph.D) Assistant Professor CAD/CAM
      21 Mr.C.M.Selvam M.E., Assistant Professor Manufacturing
      22 Mr.D.Arun Sundara Nayagam M.E., Assistant Professor Engineering Design
      23 Mr.S.R.Rajkumar M.Tech., Assistant Professor Energy Engineering
      24 Mr.J.Godwin M.E., Assistant Professor Engineering Design
      25 Mr.S.G.Shanmuga Sundaram M.E., Assistant Professor CAD

      TECHNICAL STAFF DETAILS

      Sl.No. Staff Name Qualification Designation
      1 Mr.C. Vijayakumar I.T.I.,C.T.I Lab - Assistant
      2 Mr.S. Raju I.T.I. Lab Attender / Helper
      3 Mr.S.John Athisaya Durai Samy D.M.E.. Lab - Technician
      4 Mrs.S. Josephine Peris D.M.E Lab - Technician
      5 Mr.J. Tido Vinus D.M.E Lab - Assistant
      6 Mr.S. Pattudurai D.M.E Lab - Technician
      7 Mr.T. Prabahar I.T.I. CNC Operator
      8 Mr.T. Nagarajan D.A.E Lab - Assistant
      9 Mr.D. Jothi Raj I.T.I. CNC Lathe Technician
      10 Mr.S. Murugan I.T.I. A/C Mechanic
    • DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES

      Sl.No. Date Title Guest
      1 19-03-2011 Guest Lecture: Kinematics of Machinery Dr. J.Selvinrajadurai, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli.
      2 14-04-2012 Guest Lecture: Heat and Mass Transfer

      Dr. J.Selvinrajadurai, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli.

      3 04-10-2013 CIME Tech Excellentia'13 - A National Level Technical Symposium"

      Mr. R.Jayakumar, Vice-President, DCW Limited, Arumuganeri, Tamilnadu.

      4 10-10-2014 V V YENTHIRAZ'14 - A National Level Technical Symposium

      Mr.M. Kumaravendhan, G.M.(Health Safety Environment), SESA Sterlite Limited, Tuticorin.

    • Faculty members act as Reviewers in International Journals

      Sl.No. Staff Name Name of the Journal Name of the Publisher
      Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites SAGE Publication
      1 Dr.V.S.Sreenivasan International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology African Journals Online
      Polymer Composites Wiley
      2 Dr. S.C. Vettivel Neural Computing and Applications Springer
      Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences Niscair publications (Impact factor: 0.362)
      International Journal of Microstructure and Materials Properties Inderscience
      Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Sciences National Institute of Science Communication and
      Journal of Applied Mechanical Engineering OMICS Publishing Group
      3 Dr. I. Dinaharan Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research Academic Journals
      International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Science and Engineering Publishing Company
      Emerging Materials Research ICE publishing house
      Journal of Composite Materials SSAGE (Impact factor: 1.0)
      Modern Applied Science Canadian Center of Science and Education
      Journal of Aerospace Engineering SAGE, (Impact factor 0.5)
      Computers & Mathematics with Applications (Impact Factor 1.79) Elsevier
      4 Dr.D.Arumuga Perumal Physics of Fluids (Impact Factor 2.07) American Institute of Physics (AIP)
      Journal of Fluids Engineering ASME
    • Recognised Research Supervisors in the Department

      Sl.No. Staff Name Name of the University Ref.No. Specialisation
      1 Dr.V.S.Sreenivasan Anna University Chennai 20-289-01 Nature fibre composites
      2 Dr.P.Padmanabhan Anna University Chennai 19-279-16 Metal Forming
      3 Dr.S.C. Vettivel Anna University Chennai 23-02-35 Nano Composite, Powder Metallurgy
      4 Dr.I.Dinaharan Anna University Chennai 23-02-37 Metal Matrix Composite, Friction Stir Welding, Metal Casting, Metallic Foams
      5 Dr.D.Arumuga Perumal Anna University Chennai 23-02-38 Computational Fluid Dynamics, Microfluidics, Numerical Heat Transfer
    • Guest Lecture delivered by the Faculty Members

      Sl.No Name of the Faculty Event Participated Venue Date
      1 Dr.V.S.Sreenivasan In AICTE Sponsored Development Programme in the topic "Characterization and Application of Natural Fibers" Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli. 27-04-2013
      2 Dr.V.S.Sreenivasan In SAE Sponsored workshop on RIM'12 in the topic "Characterization of Nature Fibers" Kalasalingam University, Krishnankoil. 10-10-2012
      3 Dr.D.Arumuga Perumal ISTE Sponsored short term course in the topic ''Finite Difference Method - Programming Using C and Introduction to Microfluidics'' Noorul Islam University, Kanyakumari 28-09-2012
      4 Dr.V.S.Sreenivasan Guest Lecture to faculty on "Nature Fibre Composites" Dr.Sivanthi Aditanar College of Engineering, Tiruchendur. 04-08-2012
      5 Dr.V.S.Sreenivasan In CSIR Sponsored workshop on ANFC'12 in the topic "Characterization of Nature Fibers" National Engineering College, Kovilpatti. 28-06-2012
      6 Dr.S.C.Vettivel National level one day workshop on Optimization and Artificial Intelligence Techniques in composite materials The Rajas Engineering College, Vadakankulam. 30-03-2012
      7 Mr.I.Balasubramanian Guest Lecture: Machanics of Machinery PSN College of Engineering & Technology. 10-11-2010
    • Student Activities

      Sl.No. Name of the Student Date Place Event Prize
      1 G.Dinesh Kumar, S.Kathiresan 23-09-2014 Infant Jesus College of Engineering, Thoothukudi. Technical quiz Second
      2 Prasanna Naveen Kumar .J Vadivel Subhash .M 12-09-2014 Sardar Raja College of Engineering, Alangulam CAD Modeling First
      3 T.Arun Kumar R.Ravanth 12-09-2014 Sardar Raja College of Engineering, Alangulam Technical quiz First
      4 C. Santhosh James 13-04-2013 St.Mother Theresa Engineering College Technical quiz Third
      5 P.Jebaraj & A.Gladwin 10-04-2013 Udaya School of Engineering, Vellamodi Technical quiz Second
    • Industrial visits

      Sl.No. Date Name of the Organization Participants Batch
      1 07-08-2013 EMPEE Sugar & Chemicals Ltd.,Idaikal II Year 2012 - 2016
      2 03-08-2013 Hindustan Newsprint Limited, Kerala III Year 2011-2015
      3 03-08-2013 Hindustan Newsprint Limited, Kerala IV Year 2010-2014
    • Implant Training

      Sl.No. Date Name of the Organization Participants
      1 28.05.2012 to 02.06.2012 V.O.CHIDAMBARANAR Port Trust, Tuticorin. R.Arun Selvakumar, D.Ponnaiyan, J.Raju, C.Santhosh James, A.Sakthivel, R.Sumesh kannan, M.Suresh
      2 28.05.2012 to 02.06.2012 Diamond Engineering(Chennai) Pvt. Ltd, Chennai. A.Vivin Rubus Durai, M.Arun Pectchinathan, A.Gunasekaran, S.Jeyakumar, M.Maharajan, M.Mahesh, M.Amuthan, S.Arul Jothi, A.Santhiago.
      3 01.06.2012 to 04.06.2012 Elecon Gear Manufacturing Company Pvt Ltd, Gujarat. Nadar mahesh Rajendran, T.Sudharson, J.Thilagan, S.Sam Jebamani, G.Vasanth.
      4 04.06.2012 to 08.06.2012 MAHALE IPL, Maraimalai Nagar T.David, N.Madasamy@Anand, S.Mahesh.
      5 08.06.2013 to 12.06.2013 Vishal Precision Products Pvt. Ltd, Coimbatore. L.Anish Anto, L.Muthuvel, B.Sathiya Priyan
      6 14.06.2013 to 18.06.2013 DCW Limited, Sahupuram G.Dhinesh Kumar, A.Gladwin, J.Selva Pandian
      7 10.06.2013 to 14.06.2013 Tuticorin Thermal Power Station T.David,N.Madasamy @ Anand,C.Santhosh James, R.Sumesh Kannan
      8 12.06.2013 to 14.06.2013 Dharani Sugars & Chemicals Limited, Vasudevanallur R.Ananth
    • Publications in International Journals

      V.S.Sreenivasan, N.Rajini, A.Alavudeen, V.Arumugapraby, "Dynamicmechanical and thermo-gravimetric analysis of Sansevieria Cylindrica/polyester composite: effect of fiber length, fiber loading and chemical treatment", Composites: Part B, Elsevier, Vol.69, pp.76-86, 2015.

      Dr.Rathinam Maheswaran, Iyyadurai Balasubramanian, "Effect of inclusion of SiC particulates on the mechanical resistance behaviour of stir-cast AA6063/SiC composites", Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol.65,pp.511-520, 2015.

      K. Ravi Kumar, S. C. Vettivel, "Effect of parameters on grinding forces and energy while grinding Al (A356)/SiC composites", Tribology, VOL 8, No 4, pp 235-240, 2014.

      M. Navaneetha Krishnan, S.C. Vettivel, G. Karthikeyan, "Workability Behavior of Copper–Tungsten and Graphite Composites", STM Journals, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp 12-22, 2014.

      I. Saravanan, A. Elaya Perumal, S.C. Vettivel, N. Selvakumar, A. Baradeswaran, "Optimizing wear behaviour of TiN coated SS 316L against Ti alloy using response surface methodology", Materials and Design, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.10.051, 2014.

      N. Leema, P. Radha, S.C. Vettivel, H. Khanna Nehemiah, "Characterization, pore size measurement and wear model of a sintered Cu–W nano composite using the radial basis functional neural network", Materials and Design, doi: htpp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.11.035, 2014.

      D.S.Manoj Abraham, H.Kanagasabapathy, S.Kartheesan, M.C.Shaji, “Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of Al 7075 T6 Coated by Plasma Spray Process”, Advance Material Research, Vol. 984-985, pp 551-556, 2014.

      D.S.Manoj Abraham, H.Kanagasabapathy, Richu John, Muthu Yasar, Shobin Paul, “Evaluation of Corrosion Behaviour for Aluminium alloy 7075 in 5% NaCl solution under slightly varying temperature”, Advance Material Research, Vol. 984-985, pp 557-563, 2014.

      N.Austin, Dias P.M., D.S.Manoj Abraham, N.Kanthavelkumaran, “Environment Friendly Mixed Refrigerant to Replace R-134a in a VCR System with Exergy Analysis”, Advance Material Research, Vol. 984-985, pp 1174-1179, 2014.

      A.Baradeswaran, S.C.Vettivel, A.Elaya Perumal, N.Selvakumar, R.Franklin Issac, "Experimental investigation on mechanical behaviour, modelling and optimization of wear parameters of B4C and graphite reinforced aluminium hybrid composites", Materials and Design Elsevier, Vol.63,pp.620-632, 2014.

      S. Suresh, N. Shenbaga Vinayaga Moorthi, N.Selvakumar, S. C. Vettivel, "Tribological, Tensile and hardness behavior of TiB2 reinforced aluminium metal matrix composite", Journal of the Balkan Tribological Association, Vol. 20, No 3, pp. 380–394, 2014.

      S.Indran, R.Edwin Raj, V. S. Sreenivasan, "Characterization of new natural cellulosic fiber from Cissus quadrangularis root'', Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2014.04.051.

      R.Srinivasan, D.Vasudevan and P.Padmanabhan ''Influence of friction parameters on spring back and bend force in air bending of electro galvanized steel sheet: an experimental study'', Mechanical Science Engineering, Springer, .Vol.36, pp.371-376, 2014

      S.C. Vettivel, N. Selvakumar, N. Leema, A. Haiter Lenin, ''Electrical resistivity, wear map and modeling of extruded tungsten reinforced copper composite'', Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol. 56, pp. 791–806, 2014.

      S. Suresh, N.ShenbagaVinayagaMoorthi, S.C.Vettivel, N.Selvakumar, G.R. Jinu, ''Effect of graphite addition on mechanical behavior of Al6061/TiB2 hybrid composite using a coustic emission'', Materials Science & Engineering A, Elsevier, Vol. 612, pp. 16–27, 2014.

      S.Suresh, P.Senbaga vinayagamoorthy, S.C.Vettivel, Selvakumar N. (2014), ''Mechanical behavior and wear prediction of stir cast Al-TiB2 composites using response surface methodology'', Materials & Design, Elsevier, Vol. 59, pp. 383-396, 2014.

      K. Kalaiselvan, I. Dinaharan, N. Murugan, ''Characterization of friction stir welded boron carbide particulate reinforced AA6061 aluminium alloy stir cast composite'', Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol. 55, pp. 176-182, 2014.

      R. Sathiskumar, N. Murugan, I. Dinaharan, S. J. Vijay, ''Prediction of mechanical and wear properties of copper surface composites fabricated using friction stir processing'', Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol. 55, pp. 224-234, 2014.

      R. Palanivel, P. Koshy Mathews, I. Dinaharan, N. Murugan, ''Mechanical and metallurgical properties of dissimilar friction stir welded AA5083-H111 and AA6351-T6 aluminum alloys'', Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, Elsevier, Vol .24, pp. 58-65, 2014.

      E.S. Esakki Raj, Tamil Selvan, S. Thanabalan, Joseph Mervin, S. Anish, ''Design and analysis of supra aisi 1018 carbon steel car frame using ANSYS'', Advanced materials research, Trans tech publications, Vol. 984-985, pp. 666-674, 2014.

      D. Arumuga Perumal, Lokesh Agarwal, R. Thundil Karuppa Raj, A. Harshan and K. Nantha Gopal,''Examination of the Lattice Boltzmann method in simulation of manufacturing'', ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Asian Research Publishing Network (ARPN).Vol. 9, No. 4, April 2014

      D. Arumuga Perumal and Anoop K. Dass, '' Lattice Boltzmann simulation of two- and three- dimensional incompressible thermal flows'', Heat transfer Engineering, Taylor and Francis, Vol. 35, pp 1320-1333, 2014.

      D. Arumuga Perumal and Anoop K. Dass, "Computation of Lattice Kinetic scheme for double-sided parallel and antiparallel wall motion", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 592-594, pp. 1967-1971, July 2014.

      D. Arumuga Perumal, Gundaravarapu V.S. Kumar and Anoop K. Dass ''Lattice Boltzmann simulation of flow over a circular cylinder at moderate reynolds numbers'', Thermal Science, 2014 DOI:10.2298/TSCI110908093A.

      R.Srinivasan, D.Vasudevan and P.Padmanabhan ''Prediction of bend force and bend angle in air bending of electro galvanized steel using response surface methodology'', Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology,Springer, Vol. 27, pp. 2093-2105, 2013

      R.Srinivasan, D.Vasudevan and P.Padmanabhan ''Application of response surface methodology for predicting spring back in air bending of electro galvanised steel sheets'', Journal of Materials Engineering Innovation, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2013

      Dias P.M., N.Austin, K. Maniysundar, D.S.Manoj Abraham, K. Palani Kumar “Simulation Analysis of Combustion Parameters and Emission Characteristics of CNG Fueled HCCI Engine”, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Vol.2013, Article ID 541249, 2013.

      S.C. Vettivel, N. Selvakumar, N. Leema, ''Experimental and prediction of sintered Cu–W composite by using artificial neural networks'', Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol. 45, pp. 323–335, 2013.

      N. Selvakumar, S.C. Vettivel, ''Thermal, electrical and wear behavior of sintered Cu–W nanocomposite'', Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol. 46, pp. 16-25, 2013.

      S.C. Vettivel, N. Selvakumar and P. Vijay Ponraj, ''Tribological Behaviour of Cu-5W Sintered Powder Composite'', Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech, Vol. 622-623, pp.1300-1304, 2013.

      S.C. Vettivel, N. Selvakumar, R. Narayanasamy, N. Leema, “Numerical modelling, prediction of Cu–W nano powder composite in dry sliding wear condition using response surface methodology”, Materials & Design, Elsevier, Vol. 50, pp. 977-996, 2013.

      M. Jinnah Sheik Mohamed, N. Selvakumar, K. Jeyasubramanian, S.C. Vettivel, ''Numerical modelling on corrosion behaviour of molybdenum-based ceramic nanocomposite coated mild steel using response surface methodology'', International journal of Surface Science and Engineering, Inderscience, Vol. 7, pp. 345-365, 2013.

      K. Saravana Bhavan, S. Suresh, S.C. Vettivel, ''Synthesis, characterization and mechanical behavior of nickel coated graphite on aluminum matrix composite'', International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, eSAT, Vol. 2, pp. 749-755, 2013.

      H.B. Michael Rajan, S. Ramabalan, I. Dinaharan, S.J. Vijay, ''Synthesis and characterization of in situ formed titanium diboride particulate reinforced AA7075 aluminum alloy cast composites'', Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol 44, pp. 438-445, 2013.

      G. Ashok Kumar, I. Dinaharan, S. J. Vijay, N. Murugan, '' Friction stir processing of intermetallic particulate reinforced aluminum matrix composite'', Advanced Materials Letters, VBRI press, Vol. 4(3), pp. 230-234,2013.

      J. David Raja Selvam, D.S. Robinson Smart, I. Dinaharan, ''Microstructure and some mechanical properties of fly ash particulate reinforced AA6061 aluminum alloy composites prepared by compocasting'', Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol. 49, pp. 28-34, 2013.

      R. Sathiskumar, N. Murugan, I. Dinaharan, S. J. Vijay, ''Effect of Traverse Speed on Microstructure and Microhardness of Cu/B4C Surface Composite Produced by Friction Stir Processing'', Transactions of the indian institute of metals, springer, Vol. 66, pp. 333-337, 2013.

      R. Sathiskumar, N. Murugan, I. Dinaharan, S. J. Vijay, ''Characterization of boron carbide particulate reinforced in situ copper surface composites synthesized using friction stir processing'', Materials characterization, elsevier, Vol. 84, pp.16-24, 2013.

      J. David Raja Selvam, D.S. Robinson Smart, I. Dinaharan, ''Microstructure and some mechanical properties of fly ash particulate reinforced AA6061 aluminum alloy composites prepared by compocasting'', Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol. 49, pp. 28-34, 2013.

      R. Sathiskumar, N. Murugan, I. Dinaharan, S. J. Vijay, ''Role of friction stir processing parameters on microstructure and microhardness of boron carbide particulate reinforced copper surface composites'', Indian Academy of Sciences, Sadhana, Vol. 38, Part 5, pp. 1433-1450, 2013.

      H.B. Michael Rajan, S.Ramabalan, I.Dinaharan, S.J.Vijay , ''Synthesis and characterization of in situ formed titanium diboride particulate reinforced AA7075 aluminum alloy cast composites'', Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol. 44, pp. 438-445, 2013.

      D. Arumuga Perumal and Anoop K. Dass, ''Application of lattice Boltzmann method for incompressible viscous flows'', Applied Mathematical Modelling, Elsevier,Vol. 37 (6), pp. 4075–4092, 2013.

      D. Arumuga Perumal, ''Lattice boltzmann simulation of laminar flow in a three-dimensional two-sided lid-driven cavity'', World Journal of Modelling and Simulation, World Academic Union, Vol. 9, pp. 277-288, 2013 .

      D. Arumuga Perumal and A.K. Dass, "Lattice Boltzmann Computation of Flows in Three-Dimensional Lid-Driven Cavities with Two Types of Wall Motion", International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Electronic Journal of University of Malaya, Vol. 8 (2), pp. 105-115, 2013.

      M.Selvaganesan, S.Suresh, ''Production and characterization of Al 6061- TiB2 metal matrix composites'', International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology,Vol. 2 Issue 11, pp. 2278-0181, November 2013.

      V.S. Sreenivasan, D. Ravindran, V. Manikandan, R. Narayanasamy, ''Influence of fibre treatments on mechanical properties of short Sansevieria cylindrica/polyester composites'', Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol. 37, pp. 111–121, 2012.

      S.C. Vettivel, N. Selvakumar, ''Most influencing parameter identification by taguchi method through design of experiments in sliding wear of Cu-W composite'', Journal of Emerging Technology in Mechanical Science and Engineering, Vol. 3, pp. 61-64, 2012.

      N.Vijayponraj, S.C. Vettivel, G. Kalivarathan, ''Investigation of mechanical behaviour in forming of sintered copper-15%tungsten nano powder composite'', International Journal of Production Technology and Management, Vol. 3, pp. 54-60, 2012.

      N. Vijayponraj, G. Kalivarathan, S.C. Vettivel, ''Prediction of behaviour in forming of sintered copper-10% tungsten nano powder composite'', International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 3, pp. 387-393, 2012.

      R.Palanivel, P.Koshy Mathews, M.Balakrishnan, I.Dinakaran, N.Murugan, ''Effect of tool pin profile and axial force on tensile behavior in friction stir welding of dissimilar aluminum alloys'', Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, Vol. 415-417 , pp 1140-1146, 2012.

      I. Dinaharan, and N. Murugan, ''Optimization of Friction Stir Welding Process to Maximize Tensile Strength of AA6061/ZrB2 In-Situ Composite Butt Joints'', Metals and Materials International , Springer, Vol. 18, No. 1 , pp. 135-142, 2012.

      I. Dinaharan, and N. Murugan, ''Effect of friction stir welding on microstructure, mechanical and wear properties of AA6061/ZrB2 in situ cast composites'', Materials Science and Engineering, Elsevier, Vol .543, pp. 257– 266, 2012.

      R. Palanivel, P. Koshy Mathews, N. Murugan, I. Dinaharan, ''Effect of tool rotational speed and pin profile on microstructure and tensile strength of dissimilar friction stir welded AA5083-H111 and AA6351-T6 aluminum alloys'', Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol. 40, pp. 7–16, 2012.

      I. Dinaharan, and N. Murugan, ''Dry sliding wear behavior of AA6061/ZrB2 in-situ composite'', Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, Elsevier, Vol. 22, pp. 810-818, 2012.

      I. Dinaharan, N. Murugan, Siva Parameswaran, ''Developing an Empirical Relationship to Predict the Influence of Process Parameters on Tensile Strength of Friction Stir Welded AA6061/0–10 wt% ZrB2 In Situ Composite'', Transactions of the indian institute of metals, springer, Vol. 65, pp. 159–170, 2012.

      C. Maxwell Rejil, I. Dinaharan, S.J. Vijay, N. Murugan, ''Microstructure and sliding wear behavior of AA6360/(TiC + B4C) hybrid surface composite layer synthesized by friction stir processing on aluminum substrate'', Materials Science and Engineering, Elsevier,,Vol .552, pp. 336– 344, 2012.

      P.Anandakumar, K.Kalaiselvan, I.Dinakaran, S.J.Vijay, N.Murugan, ''The effect of friction powder processing on microstructure and mechanical characterstics of Sic reinforced aluminiun alloy'', International journal of composite materials and manufacturing, pp. 2249-4030, 2012.

      I. Dinaharan, K. Kalaiselvan, S.J. Vijay, P. Raja, ''Effect of material location and tool rotational speed on microstructure and tensile strength of dissimilar friction stir welded aluminum alloys'', Archives of civil and mechanical engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 12, pp. 446– 454, 2012.

      A. Thangarasu, N. Murugan, I. Dinaharan and S. J. Vijay, ''Microstructure and microhardness of AA1050/TiC surface composite fabricated using friction stir processing'', Indian Academy of Sciences, Sadhana, Vol. 37, Part 5, pp. 579–586, October 2012.

      R. Sathiskumar, N. Murugan, I. Dinaharan, S. J. Vijay, '' Metallurgy of friction stir–processed Cu/B4C surface composite'', Emerging materials research, ice institution of civil Engineers, Vol. 2, pp. 27-31,2012.

      R. Sathiskumar, N. Murugan, I. Dinaharan, S. J. Vijay, ''Metallurgy of friction stir–processed Cu/B4C surface composite'', Emerging Materials Research, Research gate, Vol .2, pp. 27-31, 2012.

      D. Arumuga Perumal,''Simulation of flow in two-sided lid-driven deep cavities by finite difference method'',Journal of applied science in the thermodynamics and fluid mechanics,Vol. 6, pp. 1-6, 2012.

      D. Arumuga Perumal, Gundaravarapu V.S. Kumar and Anoop K. Dass''Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of Viscous Flow past Elliptical Cylinder'', ISSR Journals, CFD Letters, Vol. 4 (3), September 2012.

      D. Arumuga Perumal, Gundaravarapu V.S. Kumar and Anoop K. Dass ''Numerical Simulation of Viscous Flow over a Square Cylinder Using Lattice Boltzmann Method'', International Scholarly Research Network, ISRN Mathematical Physics,Vol. 2012, Article ID 630801, 2012.

      Anand, R, Kannan, G, Nagarajan, S, and Velmathi, S, "Performance Emission and Combustion Characteristics of a Diesel Engine Fueled with Biodiesel Produced from Waste Cooking Oil," SAE Technical Paper, SAE International, Doi:10.4271/2010-01-0478, 2012.

      V.S. Sreenivasan, S. Somasundaram, D. Ravindran, V. Manikandan, R. Narayanasamy, ''Microstructural, physico-chemical and mechanical characterisation of Sansevieria cylindrica fibres – An exploratory investigation'', Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol 32, pp. 453–461, 2011.

      V.S. Sreenivasan, D. Ravindran, V. Manikandan, R. Narayanasamy, ''Mechanical properties of randomly oriented short Sansevieria cylindrica fibre/polyester composites'', Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol 32, pp. 2444–2455, 2011.

      D. Arumuga Perumal and Anoop K. Dass, ''Multiplicity of steady solutions in two-dimensional lid-driven cavity flows by Lattice Boltzmann Method'', Computers and Mathematics with Applications, Elsevier,Vol.61 (12), pp.3711–3721, 2011.

      M.S. Starvin, A. Simon Christopher, K. Manisekar, ''Finite Element Analysis of Large Diameter Bearings Subjected to Thrust Load'', International Journal of Automation and Autonomous System, Vol. 3, No 8, 2011.

      D. Arumuga Perumal and Anoop K. Dass, ''Simulation of Incompressible Flows in Two-Sided Lid-Driven Square Cavities. Part I – FDM'', ISSR Journals, CFD Letters,Vol. 2 (1) ,2010.

      D. Arumuga Perumal and Anoop K. Dass, ''Simulation of Incompressible Flows in Two-Sided Lid-Driven Square Cavities. Part II – LBM'' , ISSR Journals, CFD Letters,Vol. 2 (1), 2010 .

      D. Arumuga Perumal, Gundaravarapu V.S. Kumar and Anoop K. Dass''Application of Lattice Boltzmann Method to Fluid Flows in Microgeometries'', ISSR Journals, CFD Letters,Vol. 2 (2), June 2010.

    • Publications in International Conferences

      R.Joselin, D.S. Manoj Abraham, “R09189-Burst Strength Prediction of Kevlar Epoxy Pressure Vessels using Acoustic Emission Felicity Ratio”, Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Advances in Material Processing Technology.

      S.G.Shanmuga sundaram,G.Karthikeyan, "Development of metal matrix composites by using Aluminium LM6 and Zirconium dioxide for an automobile application" Proceedings of International conference on Innovations and explorations in computing electrical,electronics,mechanical and civil technologies, Holycross engineering college,thoothukudi on 22nd march 2014.

      S.G.Shanmuga sundaram, G.Karthikeyan, "Development of metal matrix composites by using Aluminium LM6 and Zirconium dioxide for an automobile application", Proceedings of International conference on Recent innovations in science,engineering and technology-ICRISET'14, Immanuel Arasar JJ college of Engineering,Marthandam on 2nd and 3rd April 2014.

      Udhaya Sankar. P, Thanga Kasi Rajan. S, Balaji. A.N, Vettivel. S.C, ''Effect of sliding distance on 10% tungsten reinforced copper composite material'', Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology , 2014.

      Vettivel S.C., Selvakumar N. “Sliding wear behavior of Cu-15W sintered powder composite”, International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials Processing Technology, National Engineering College , 2013.

      J. David Raja Selvam, D.S. Robinson Smart, I. Dinaharan, ''Synthesis and characterization of Al6061-Fly Ashp-SiCp composites by stir casting and compocasting methods'', Energy Procedia, Elsevier, Vol .34, pp. 637 – 646, 2013.

      D.Arumuga Perumal, A. K. Dass, "Multiple fluid flow solutions in a rectangular lid-driven cavity flows by Lattice Boltzmann Method", International Conference on Computer Aided Engineering , IIT Madras, India, pp . 390-394, 2013.

      S.C. Vettivel, N. Selvakumar and P. Vijay Ponraj, ''Mechanical behaviour of sintered cu-5%W nano powder composite'', Procedia Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 38, pp 2874-2880, 2012.

      I. Dinaharan, and N. Murugan, ''Automation of friction stir welding process to join aluminum matrix composites by optimization'', Procedia Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 38, pp. 105-110, 2012.

      R. Palanivel, P. Koshy Mathews, N. Murugan, I. Dinaharan, ''Prediction and optimization of wear resistance of friction stir welded dissimilar aluminium alloy'', Procedia Engineering, Elsevier, Vol.38, pp.578-584, 2012..

      D. Arumuga Perumal, A. K. Dass, "Numerical Simulation of Three Dimensional Two-Sided Lid-Driven Cubical Cavity Flow using Lattice Boltzmann Method", International Conference on Modelling, Optimisation and Computing , pp 1245-1251, Noorul Islam University, Kanyakumari, India, 2012.

      D.A. Perumal, L.Agarwal, "Numerical Simulation of Cavity flows driven by Parallel and Antiparallel motion of two facing walls using Lattice Boltzmann Method", Second International conference on Advances in Mechanical, Manufacturing and Building Sciences, pp. 5035-5041, VIT University, Vellore, Tamilnadu, 2012.

      D. Arumuga Perumal, G.V.S. Kumar, A.K. Dass, "Lattice Boltzmann Numerical Simulation of Fluid flow of two tandem circular cylinders", Blub of 2011, IUTAM Symposium on Bluff Body Flows, pp. 55-59, IIT Kanpur, 2011.

      D. Arumuga Perumal, Ranjan Das, “Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of Two-Dimensional Incompressible Driven Cavity Flow at High Reynolds Numbers”, Second International conference on Simulation Modeling and Analysis ,pp. 211-217 , Amrita University, Tamilnadu, 2011.

    • Publications in National Conferences

      D.S. Manoj Abraham, H. Kanagasabapathy, S.Karheesan, A.Anand, "R1442-Sliding wear behaviour of AISI 304 stainless steel with ceramic coating", Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering, PP. 214-217, 28-03-2014.

      S.G.Shanmuga sundaram presented a paper titled "Development of metal matrix composites by using Aluminium LM6 and Zirconium dioxide for an automobile application",National conference on Advancements in Mechanical Engineering and Nano Technology, PSN Engineering College,Melathediyoor on 4th and 5th April 2014.

      D. Arumuga Perumal, Computation of Multi-Relaxation-Time Model for Cavity Flows Driven by Parallel and Antiparallel Wall Motion, National Conference on Innovations in Engineering Design , pp.101-106, BIT Campus, Anna University, Tamilnadu, 2014.

      S.C.Vettivel, N.Selvakumar, “Tribological behavior and characterization of sintered Cu-5W nano composite”, National Conference on Advances in Naval Materials (ADNAM), , National Institue of Oson Technology, Chennai, 2013.

      T.Pradeesh, D. Arumuga Perumal, "Experimental and computational studies on wind turbine", National Conference on Frontiers in Aeronautical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering, Noorul Islam University, Kanyakumari, India, 2013.

      M.P.Mydeen, Sabarish C.S., M.Selvam, B.Duraisamy, D. Arumuga Perumal, "Effect of cavitation in Diesel fuel injector Nozzle", National Conference on Frontiers in Aeronautical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering, Noorul Islam University, Kanyakumari, India, 2013.

      D. Arumuga Perumal, I.M.Gowhar, S.A.Ananthapuri, V.Jayakrishnan," A new paradigm to solve heat transfer problems using mesoscopic LBM approach", National Conference on Frontiers in Aeronautical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering, Noorul Islam University, Kanyakumari, India, 2013.

      A.Aziz, D. Arumuga Perumal, “Study of flow over Iced aerofoil using Computational fluid dynamics”, National Conference on Frontiers in Aeronautical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering, Noorul Islam University, Kanyakumari, India, 2013.

      S.C.Vettivel, N.Selvakumar, “Upsetting behavior of sintered Cu-W nano powder composite”, National Conference on NANO FIESTA 2K12, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, 2012.

      S.C.Vettivel, N.Selvakumar, “Hardness on copper - 5% tungsten composite by power metallurgy method” , National Conference on Emerging Technologies in Mechanical Engineering, PET Engineering College, Vallioor, 2011.

      A.Simon Christopher, Computer aided design and numerical analysis of involute spur gear­A novel study by FEA, Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Vol. 9, Issue 3, pp. 167­174, September 2014.