Department Of Mechanical Engineering Research Centre details

List of  Research Guides and their Specialization:

 

Sl.NO Name of the Research Guide Area of Specialization of the Research Guide Number of Research Scholars Details of Ph.D Guidance to other  Universities Research Scholars.
1 Dr. K S Shanmukharadhya Thermal Nil NIL
2 Dr. V. Shantha Material Science 3 NIL
3 Dr. G Balakumar Material Science 5 NIL
4 Dr. Kirankumar M Thermal NIL NIL
5 Dr. Prashanth S H Material Science NIL NIL
6 Dr. Hanamantraygouda M B Material Science NIL NIL

  

Research scholar details:

 

Sl.NO Name of the Supervisor Name of the Research Scholar Year of Registration Title of the research work Current Status of Research Work University

 

1 Dr. Shivanand H K Mr. Mahagundappa M Benal USN: 1MV03PMM04 2003 Studies on Heat Treated Silicon Carbide Particles and  Short Glass Fiber Reinforced Al (6061) Based Hybrid Composites Awarded PhD VTU
2 Dr. D N Drakshayani Mr. M S Ganesha Prasad USN: 1MV04PMM02 2004 Studies on Passive Heat Extraction Techniques in Turning of Cast Iron for Improved Status of Cutting Tool Insert (Uncoated Type) During Dry machining Awarded PhD VTU
3 Dr. D N Drakshayani Mrs. V Shantha USN: 1MV04PMM03 2004 Characterization and structure properties correlation in doped tungsten Awarded PhD VTU
4 Dr. D.N. Drakshayani Mr. Janardhana K. 2010 The retrogression and reaging heat treatment of aluminum alloys Thesis Submitted VTU
5 Dr. D.N. Drakshayani Mr. Khalique Ejaz Ahmed 2011 Studies on the effect of process parameters on friction stir welded Aluminum reinforced with particulate metal composites. Pre PhD completed VTU
6 Dr. M S Ganesha Prasad Mr. Prashant S H USN: 1MV11PMN02 2011 Studies on Process Optimization of Solid State welding of Aluminum -7075 and Steel 8Materials with d9ifferent Preheating Conditions Awarded PhD VTU
7 Dr. Mallikarjuna C Math Mr. Kiran Kumar M USN: 1MV13PMN01 2013 Application of response surface methodology for the prediction of performance, combustion and emission characteristics in spark ignition engine using ethanol-gasoline blends Awarded PhD VTU
8 Dr. V. Shantha Mr. Sampath Kumar L 2015 Synthesis and characterization of Nano materials for restorative dentistry application Pre PhD completed Thesis under preparation VTU
9 Dr. V. Shantha Mrs. Nitya Poornima 2016 Studies on Nano powders as additives for lubrication Course work completed VTU
10 A.J.K PRASAD Mr. Yeshvantha HS 2013 Design and fabrication of UHMWPE composites reinforced with Nano ceramic oxides ad evaluation of their mechanical properties Pre PhD completed Thesis under preparation VTU
11 A.J.K PRASAD Mr. Prashanth L 2015 Evaluation of Properties of a Battery System for ICP Systems for Marine Applications Pre PhD completed

Thesis under preparation

VTU
12 Dr. G Balakumar Mr. Ravikumar 2015 Studies on development and optimization of machinability parameters of Al alloy reinforced with ZrO2 particulates based MMCs Pre PhD completed

Thesis under preparation

VTU
13 Dr. G Balakumar Mrs. Meghana S 2017 Fused deposition modelling of high temperature metals Course work completed VTU
14 Dr. G Balakumar Mr. Shivakumar S 2017 Development and property evaluation of Al-alloy reinforced with Nano ceramic particulates based MMCs subjected to hot forging process. Course work completed VTU
15 Dr. G Balakumar Mr. Natraj M 2017 Development and property evaluation of Al alloy reinforced with ZrO2 particulates based MMCs by disintegrated melt deposition technique Course work completed VTU
16 Dr G Balakumar Mr. Madhukumar K 2019 Development and mechanical characterization of Al alloy reinforced with Zirconia, subjected to extrusion and heat treatment. Course work completed VTU

LIST OF ONGOING/COMPLETED PROJECTS

Sl No Names of the Principal Investigator and CO-Principal Investigators Project Title Funding Agency Duration in Years Total Amount Sanctioned

 

Year of Sanction
List of Ongoing Research Projects sanctioned
1 Dr. Prashant S Humnabad – Principal Investigator & Dr. Hanumantraygouda M B Co-Principal Investigator Solid State Welding Of Ferrous And Non-Ferrous Materials For Automobile And Aviation Industrial Applications Vision Group on Science and Technology (VGST). Department of Electronics, IT, BT and S & T, Government of Karnataka Scheme: Research Grant for Scientist/Faculty (RGS/F) One year 3,00,000.00 2019-2020
2 Dr. Prashant S Humnabad – Project Coordinator Siemens Advanced Analysis Lab All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), NEW DELHI. Scheme: MODROB Two years 15,68,627.00 2019-2020
3 Dr. Prashant S Humnabad – Coordinator and Prof. S B Halesh – Co- Coordinator Three Day National Conference On “Recent Advancements In Mechanical Engineering And Allied Fields (Rameaf2021)” AQIS under Grant for Organizing Conference (GOC) scheme (AQIS Application Id: 1-9239170527),  F.No.67-15/IDC/GOC/Policy-1/2020-21, Dated: 27.04.2021 ONE YEAR 1,90,100/- 2020-2021
List of Completed  Research Projects sanctioned
1 Dr. A J K Prasad Evaluation Of Mechanical Properties Of Polymer Composites Reinforced With Nano Ceramic Oxide Powders Vtu Belgaum Under Research Grants Scheme (Rgs) Belgaum – 590 018 Ph: 0831 2405468 2 years (2007 – 2009) 4,01,600.00 2007
2 Dr. D N Drakshayani Product Development For Environment Friendly Manufacturing Process Aicte New Delhi Under  Research Promotion Scheme (Rps) 2 years (2007 – 2009) 1,95,000.00 2007
3 Dr. A J K Prasad Design, Development And Testing Of Prototype Smart Wiper For Automobile Wind Screens Aeronautical Development Agency (Ada), National Programme On Micro And Smart Systems, Npmass, Bangalore – 560 017 Ph: +91 80 25236146 1 ½   years (2010 – 2012) 24,16,000.00 2010
4 Dr. D N Shivappa Dr. A J K Prasad Development, Testing And Evaluation Of Reusable Wax Formulation For Use In Investment Casting Process VTU Belgaum under Research Grants Scheme (RGS) Belgaum – 590 018 Ph: 0831 2405468 2 years (2010 – 2012) 7,50,000.00 2010
5 Dr A J K Prasad Sintering Characteristics of Nano Alumina Prepared By Sol-Gel Method Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST)

IISc, Bangalore-560012

Ph: 080 23341652

6 Months

(2011 – 2012)

7,000.00 2011
6 Dr A J K Prasad Synthesis and Characterization of Nano Gold Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) 6 Months

(2012 – 2013)

7,500.00 2012
7 Dr A J K Prasad Design, Development and Testing of Semiautomatic Commode Cleaner IISc, Bangalore-560012 6 Months (2014 – 2015) 7,000.00 2014
8 Mr Prashant L Studies on Recycling of Automobile Wash Water Ph: 080 23341652 6 Months (2014 – 2015) 6,000.00 2014
9 Dr A J K Prasad Design, Fabrication of Bicycle/Four wheeled Steerable Trolley- Peddled Mop for Cleaning Floors Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) 6 Months

(2015 – 2016)

6,000.00 2015
10 Mr Mahaboob Basha D Development of Dual Fuel Engine  and its Performance and Emission IISc, Bangalore-560012 6 Months

(2015 – 2016)

9,000.00 2016
11 Dr A J K Prasad Fabrication and Testing of Semiautomatic Commode Cleaner having Flexible Shaft Ph: 080 23341652 6 Months

(2016 – 2017)

8,000.00 2017
12 Mr Chandrashekar B Integration of Parabolic Trough Collector for tapping of Solar Energy With adsorption Refrigeration System. Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) 6 Months

(2016 – 2017)

8,000.00 2017
13 Dr V Shantha Sanitary napkin incinerator IISc, Bangalore-560012 6 Months 7,000.00 2018
14 Mr Chandrashekar B Study of mechanical properties of friction stir welded dissimilar metals Ph: 080 23341652 6 Months 7,000.00 2018
15 Dr V Shantha Study of bio-gas production using kitchen waste Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) 6 Months 6,000.00 2019
16 Mr Mahaboob Basha D Portable pothole filling machine using bitumen, aggregate and plastic IISc, Bangalore-560012 6 Months 10,000.00 2019
17 Dr. Hanmanthraya Gowda Reduction Rollover Effect of Trucksmoving on uneven surfaces Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST)

Ref: 7.1.01/SPP/953, Dated: 16.03.2020 Project Proposal Reference No.: 43S_BE_0968,    Series: 43rd   Year: 2019 – 2020

6 Months 6,000.00 2020

LIST OF THE PUBLICATIONS BY THE FACULTY

Sl. No Name of the Faculty Title Name of the Journal/Volume/Issue/DOI National/International Year
1 Dr. Shanmukharadhya K S A study on the viability of airborne wind energy systems, IJIRSET, Vol. 9, Issue 6, June 2020 International 2020
2 Dr. V Shantha process planning for aircraft frame International Journal of Advanced Research in Management, Architecture, Technology and Engineering (IJARMATE), Vol. 1, Issue 5,  pp.19-24, December 2015. International 2015
Implementation of 5S methodology in a manufacturing industry International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 6, Issue 8, ISSN 2229-5518, pp.225-231, August – 2015. International 2015
Nanoparticles and restorative dentistry- A review, IJERT, Vol 9, Issue 1, January 2020 International 2020
A Simplified Electrical Modeling of Hybrid Solar Powered Vehicle (RTEICT-2019), MAY 17th & 18th 2019 (978-1-7281-0630-4/19/$31.00 ©2019 IEEE) International 2019
Construction & Simulation of Various structures of Unimorph piezoelectric cantilever for energy harvest (ICCES 2019), PPGIT, Coimbatore, July 2019 International 2019
Performance analysis of Swing Machinery using root cause analysis  Vol.8, Issue 8, Aug. 2019, pp.131-134 International 2019
Synthesis, characterization and antibacterial studies of calcite-zincite nanoparticles Materials Today Proceedings, Volume 46, Part 7, 2021, Pages 2520-2527 International 2021
Studies on Nanomaterials as Additives for Lubrication- A Review International Journal of Engineering Science & Computing, Volume 11 Issue No. 02, Feb. 2021 International 2021
Synthesis of calcite-zincite nano composite materials using sol-gel auto combustion method 2020 IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 1003 012132, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/1003/1/012132 International 2020
3 Dr G Balakumar Optimization of ductility and yield strength on Al2024/B4C composite material using Taguchi Technique, IOP Conf. Series Materials Science and Engineering, 1055 (2021) 012117, IVC, RAISE, 2020 International 2021
Formation and Evaluation of Tensile Strength and Hardness Properties of AL2024 Alloy Reinforced With Boron Carbide Particulates JRAR – International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), E-ISSN 2348-1269, P- ISSN 2349-5138, Volume.7, Issue 1, Page No pp.494-501, January 2020 International 2020
Influence of boron carbide, heat treatment on ductility and yield strength of Al2024 alloy International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research Volume 11, Issue 7, July-2020 ISSN 2229-5518 International 2020
Influence of Process Parameters on the Mechanical Propertiesof Al-Cu alloy by Taguchi’s Technique AEGAEUM JOURNAL, , p881-886, Volume 8, Issue 7, 2020 International 2020
Microstructure Analysis and Mechanical Properties of Al-12%Si Alloy using Spray Atomization International journal of engineering & science research, IJESR/ICETEISM-2019/Special Issue/ Article No-55/252-254 International 2019
4 Mr K Ejaz Ahmed Studies on the effect of welding parameters for friction stir welded AA6082 reinforced with aluminimum oxide, Materials Today, Elsevier, 108-199, 2020 International 2020
Design and Development of Marine data collecting wave rider – Towards a New Paradigm Appeared in EUDL, ICASISET 2020, May 2020 International 2020
5 Mr Halesh S B Vayu-tree for reduction of particulate matters from air, Vol9, Issue 7, Alochana Chakra Journal, July 2020 International 2020
A review study in electromechanical camless engines IJRSET, Vol 9, Issue 7, July 2020 International 2020
6 Mr. Janardhana K Study of volumes cutting parameters in the cutting force and power during turning option ISART,Vol – 6, Issue – 5, May 2020 International 2020
Analysis of single point cutting tool in plain timing JSRET, Vol-6, Issue -3, 2020 International 2020
A review paper on Modeling and Fabrication of Multipurpose agriculture machine Research Inventy: International Journal of Engineering And Science
Vol.10, Issue 2 (Feb 2020), PP 07-11
Issn (e): 2278-4721, Issn (p):2319-6483
International 2020
7 Mr Mahaboob Basha D Performance Analysis of Swing Machinery Using Root cause Analysis IJLTEMAS, Vol-VIII, Aug 2019, ISSN 2278-2540 International 2019
8 Dr. Kiran Kumar M Acetylene as an alternate fuel in modified 4-Stroke spark ignition engine International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, ISSN (Online) : 2319 – 8753, ISSN (Print) : 2347 – 6710, Volume 7, Special Issue 7, Impact Factor : 7.089, June 2018. International 2018
9 Dr Prashant S H A review study in electromechanical camless engines IJRSET, Vol 9, Issue 7, July 2020 International 2020
Process Optimization of Friction Stir Welded AA7XXX and Steel With Different Preheating Conditions 2019 Elsevier Ltd, Volume 18, Part 7,  Nov 2019, Pages 3556-3565 International 2019
10 Dr Hanamantraygouda M B Investigation of corrosion behavior of SiC reinforced Al 6061/SiC metal matrix composites using Taguchi technique Journal Bio and Tribo corrosion, 6:31, Springer, 05, February 2020 International 2020
Vayu-tree for reduction of particulate matters from air Vol9, Issue 7, Alochana Chakra Journal, July 2020 International 2020
Wear behavior of hot forged SiC reinforced aluminum composite materials Taylor and Francis, 2 January 2020 International 2020
Study on acoustophoresis for advanced purification and innovation IJRSET, Vol 9, Issue 6, June2020 International 2020
An overview: Fused Deposition Modelling Process ISSN-2349-5162, JETIR July 2020, Vol-7, Issue- 7 International 2020
Design and Development of Spiral Weeder Machine JETIR1906J96, June 2019, Vol-6, Issue – 6 International 2019
A review on humanoid robotics IJRSET, Vol 9, Issue 7, July 2020 International 2020
Use of composite materials and hybrid composites in wind turbine blades Meterials Today: Proceedings, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.02.745 IJ 2214-7853/ 2021 Elsevier Ltd International 2020
A review study in electromechanical camless engines IJRSET, Vol 9, Issue 7, July 2020 International 2020
 11 Mr Ramesh C Guledagudda Design and development of passive exoskeleton IJAEM, Vo. 2, Issue 1, P 108-114, June 2020 International 2020
12 Mr Shivakumar S Review on Laser Ignition System International Journal of Management, Technology and Engineering, Vol – IX, Issue VI, June 2019 International 2019
Experimental Investigation on the Effect of Rolling on Hardness of Aluminium Metal Matrix Composites IJIRSET, Volume 9, Issue 7, July 2020 e-ISSN: 2319-8753, p-ISSN: 2320-6710 International 2020
Characterization and Mechanical Properties Evaluation of Aluminium
Alloy T6-6061(Reinforced with ZrO2) subjected to Forging
Volume 9, Issue I, January 2021
in International Journal for Research in Applied Science &
Engineering Technology
International 2021
Effect of hardness and tensile behaviour of Al-2024/TiB2 coated B4C
particles synthesized by stir casting route
Manufacturing Technology Today, Vol. 20, No. 1, January 2021 International 2021
Study of hardness and tensile behaviour of Fe2
O3  reinforced Al-Cu alloy
metal matrix composites by stir squeeze casting
Manufacturing Technology Today, Vol. 18, No. 11, November 2019 T (ISSN No. 0972 7396) (Sl. No. 41, Journal No. 3830) International 2019
Experimental investigations on property evaluation of Al-alloy reinforced with nano ceramic particulates based metal matrix
composites (NMMC’s) subjected to forging
Manufacturing Technology Today, Vol. 18, No. 10, October 2019 International 2019
 13 Mr Chethan D Tool offset influence on mechanical and microstructure properties of dissimilar Al6082 and Copper friction stir welded joints In Scopus Indexed Journal International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD), Vol.10, Issue 3, ISSN:2249-8001, June 2020, 10007-10018 International 2020
14 Mr M Nataraj Acetylene as an alternate fuel in modified 4-Stroke spark ignition engine International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, ISSN (Online) : 2319 – 8753, ISSN (Print) : 2347 – 6710, Volume 7, Special Issue 7, Impact Factor : 7.089, June 2018. International 2018
Microstructure Analysis and Mechanical Properties of Al-12%Si Alloy using Spray Atomization International journal of engineering & science research, IJESR/ICETEISM-2019/Special Issue/ Article No-55/252-254 International 2019
A VLSI Implementation of Hamming code Algorithm using FPGA Architecture SSRG International Journal of VLSI & Signal Processing (SSRG – IJVSP) – Volume 7 Issue 2 – May to Aug 2020 International 2020
 15 Mr Kumar Swamy R Fabrication of Multipurpose Agricultural Tiller International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE)
ISSN: 2277-3878, Volume-8, Issue-1C, May 2019
International 2019
16 Mr Sampath Kumar L Design, analysis and optimization of six cylinders compressed air radial engine, International Journal of Engineering Science Invention Research & Development; Vol. II Issue XII, www.ijesird.com, e-ISSN: 2349-6185. Impact Factor: 2.838, June 2016. International 2016
Nanoparticles and restorative dentistry- A review IJERT, Vol 9, Issue 1, January 2020 International 2020
Nanoparticles and Restorative Dentistry – A Review International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT) http://www.ijert.org ISSN: 2278-0181, IJERTV9IS010003, Vol. 9 Issue 01, January-2020 International 2020
Synthesis of calcite-zincite nano composite materials using sol-gel auto combustion method 2020 IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 1003 012132, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/1003/1/012132 International 2020
17 Mr Madhu Kumar K Optimization of electro chemical spark machining process by using Taguchi method International Journal of Engineering Technology and Computer Research, Volume 3, Issue 4, ISSN: 2348-2117. Impact factor: 4.364, July-Aug 2015. International 2015
Design of plastic injection mould tool for air filter box bottom cover International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Research (IJMTER), volume 02, Issue 04, ISSN (Print):2393-8161, April 2015. International 2015
Pre – Destining the quality of plastic parts produced by injection molding method using computer simulation techniques International Journal of Emerging Trends in Science and Technology (IJETST), Volume 02, Issue 04, Pages 2262-2268, ISSN 2348-9480, April 2015 International 2015
Design, analysis and optimization of six cylinders compressed air radial engine, International Journal of Engineering Science Invention Research & Development; Vol. II Issue XII, www.ijesird.com, e-ISSN: 2349-6185. Impact Factor: 2.838, June 2016. International 2016
Development and Characterization of Al7075 Alloy Reinforced with Tungsten Carbide and E-glass fiber International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering (Ijasre), Vol 3, Issue 1, August-2017, ISSN:2454-8006, Impact Factor : 4.2. International 2017
Development and evaluation of mechanical properties of aluminium reinforced with graphite MMC’S ·        International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, engineering and Technology, ISSN (online):2319-8753, ISSN (print): 2347-6710, Volume 7, Special Issue 7, Impact Factor: 7.089, June 2018. International 2018
Acetylene as an alternate fuel in modified 4-Stroke spark ignition engine International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, ISSN (Online) : 2319 – 8753, ISSN (Print) : 2347 – 6710, Volume 7, Special Issue 7, Impact Factor : 7.089, June 2018. International 2018
Vayu-tree for reduction of particulate matters from air Vol9, Issue 7, Alochana Chakra Journal, July 2020 International 2020
A Review on the Advent of 4D Printing International Journal of Engineering & Science Research, Special issue, Article No.-12/46-52, ISSN 2277-2685, May 2019 International 2019
Development of Low Cost Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3d Printer Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR, Volume 6, Issue 6, www.jetir.org (ISSN-2349-5162), June 2019 International 2019
An Alternative for Cement as a Binder – A Comparative Study Based on Compressive Strength and Shear Strength International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET), ISSN: 2321-9653; IC Value: 45.98; SJ Impact Factor: 7.429, Volume 8 Issue VII July 2020- Available at www.ijraset.com International 2020
The Variation of Compressive Strength of Silica Sand with Different Types of Binders International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278-0181, IJERTV9IS090249, Vol. 9 Issue 09, September-2020, Published by :www.ijert.org International 2020
Review on Advent of Additive Manufacturing, International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts ISSN: 2320-2882, Impact Factor : 7.97 (Calculate by Google Scholar), Volume 8, Issue 8,  August 2020 International 2020
18 Mrs Veena B G Vayu-tree for reduction of particulate matters from air Vol9, Issue 7, Alochana Chakra Journal, July 2020 International 2020
19 Mr M Karthik Vayu-tree for reduction of particulate matters from air Vol9, Issue 7, Alochana Chakra Journal, July 2020 International 2020
 20 Mrs Asha Rani A Emission Reducer International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), Volume: 07 issue:07 July 2020 International 2020
Performance Analysis of Swing Machinery Using Root cause Analysis IJLTEMAS, Vol-VIII, Aug 2019, ISSN 2278-2540 International 2019

Books/Chapters authored.

Year Name of the Book/ Chapter Author Name Details of Publication
2017-18 Finite Element Method Prof. S.B HALESH ISBN: 978-81-280-2112-1

Sapna Book House, Bengaluru

Control Engineering Prof. S.B HALESH ISBN: 978-81-280-2311-8

Sapna Book House, Bengaluru

Honours/awards/ felicitations received

 

2017-2018 Innovation – Students Achievement at National Level:

Ø  Students of Sir MVIT had participated in India Growth Programme 2.0 (IIGP 2.0) at IIT Mumbai and selected as one of the University Challenge Winners of the DST – Lockheed Martin – Tata Trusts India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0 for 2018, for the work on “Underwater and Airborne Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle.”

Ø  An interdepartmental project by the student in association with Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering departments have won the research fund of Rs. 10 Lakhs from DST, Government of India for their project unmanned drone working in air and under water.

Ø  Team GANNET participated in “The India Innovation Challenge Design Contest (IICDC)” launched by Texas Instruments India in association with the Department Of Science And Technology and anchored by Indian Institute of Management Bangalore with more than 15380 students from 965 engineering colleges entering the contest across all the states in India. We take immense pride to inform you that our team has been selected to First Runner Up Award with cash award of Rs. 3.5 Lakh @ IICDC 2017 – FINALS held at IIMB@NSRCEL on Aug 10th, 2018.

2018-2019 Ø  TeamGANNET – The Amphibious Drone” got selected to display the prototype model at prestigious Aero India 2019 Student Pavilion Competition, received 125 proposals from 56 institutions all over the country – IITs, NITs, deemed universities and many other well-known institutions from government and private sector. The team “GANNET – The Amphibious Drone” received First Prize winner award with a cash prize of Rs. 2.00 Lakh among top 6 teams selected all over India.
2019-2020 Ø  Team “MARS” won best design KART in “Student Kart Design Challenge” (SKDC) it’s an National Event Organized By SMAE, At Hyderabad, On Aug 6th to 9th 2019, Under the Guidance of Mr. Chethan D, Asst. Professor, Department of Mechanical Engg.

Ø  Team Multipurpose Agriculture Cultivator participated in various competitions and project exhibition held at various colleges. The model got great exposure and was awarded following positions.

·       1. Participated and won consolation prize in IDEA SCI-TECHATHON 2019 held at C M R Institute of Technology on 29-03-2019.

·       2. Participated and won third position in TECHORIZON’19 National Level Project Exhibition organized by New Horizon College of Engineering on 27/04/2019.

List of Publications by Students

  1. Madhukumar K, Deeksha Ramesh, Priyanka S, Thanmayi C K, Ravikumar Shankar Kumbar, An Alternative for Cement as a Binder – A Comparative Study Based on Compressive Strength and Shear Strength, International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET), ISSN: 2321-9653; IC Value: 45.98; SJ Impact Factor: 7.429, Volume 8 Issue VII July 2020- Available at www.ijraset.com.
  2.  Madhukumar K, Deeksha Ramesh, Priyanka S, Thanmayi C K, Ravikumar Shankar Kumbar, The Variation of Compressive Strength of Silica Sand with Different Types of Binders, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278-0181, IJERTV9IS090249, Vol. 9 Issue 09, September-2020, Published by :www.ijert.org.
  3. Sumanth D Bijapur, MadhuKumar K, Review on Advent of Additive Manufacturing, International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts, ISSN: 2320-2882, Impact Factor : 7.97 (Calculate by Google Scholar), Volume 8, Issue 8,  August 2020.
  1. Nikita Chavan, Jahnavi VVSS, Yash Pradeep Menon, Purushotham Shenoy K, Madhukumar K, Mechanical Properties and Processing Techniques of Natural Fibers Reinforced in a Polymer Matrix-A Review, International Journal of Modern trends in Engineering and Research, Volume 6, Issue 3, March 2019, ISSN(e):2349-9745, ISSN(P):2393-8161, Impact Factor: 5.278
  1.  Shashank C Achari, Purushotham Shenoy K, Mr. Madhukumar K, Jatropha Biodiesel as a Fuel for Future-A Review, International Journal of Modern trends in Engineering and Research, Volume 6, Issue 3, March 2019, ISSN(e):2349-9745, ISSN(P):2393-8161, Impact Factor: 5.278.
  2. Indraneel Das, Madhukumar K, A Review on the Advent of 4D Printing, International Journal of Engineering & Science Research, Special issue, Article No.-12/46-52, ISSN 2277-2685, 2019.
  3. Indraneel Das, Sumeet B Patil, Suhas B Malannavar, Sunny Kumar, Madhukumar K, Development of Low Cost Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3d Printer, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR, Volume 6, Issue 6, www.jetir.org (ISSN-2349-5162), June 2019.

List of the Patents Filed/Published

 

Sl.No

 

Name of the Faculty

 

Title

 

Year of Publication/Applied

 

Agency

1 Dr. KiranKumar M A Smart Pumping Motor With Inbuilt Maintenance Mechanisms. 2021 Indian Patent
2 Dr. KiranKumar M A Distributed Antenna Based System to Track the Covid Patients and Monitor them Continuously. 2020 IP Australia
3 Madhukumar K, Sampathkumar L Novel Design for Domestic String Hopper Machine 2021 Indian Patent

DETAILS OF FACULTY PURSUED/PURSUING RESEARCH IN THE RESEARCH CENTER UNDER VTU


Sl. No. Name of the Research Scholar Name of the Supervisor Year of Registration Title of Research work Status
1 Mr. Mahagundappa M Benal

USN: 1MV03PMM04

Dr. Shivanand H K 2003 Studies on Heat Treated Silicon Carbide Particles and  Short Glass Fiber Reinforced Al (6061) Based Hybrid Composites Awarded PhD
2 Mr. M S Ganesha Prasad

USN: 1MV04PMM02

Dr. D N Drakshayani 2004 Studies on Passive Heat Extraction Techniques in Turning of Cast Iron for Improved Status of Cutting Tool Insert (Uncoated Type) During Dry machining Awarded PhD
3 Mrs. V Shantha

USN: 1MV04PMM03

Dr. D N Drakshayani 2004 Characterization and structure properties correlation in doped tungsten Awarded PhD
4 Mr. Janardhana K

USN: 1MV10PMM01

Dr. D N Drakshayani 2010 The retrogression and reaging heat treatment of aluminum alloys Thesis Submitted
5 Mr. Khalique Ejaz Ahmed

USN: 1MV11PMN01

Dr. D N Drakshayani 2011 Studies on the effect of process parameters on friction stir welded Aluminum reinforced with particulate metal composites. Experimental works
6 Mr. Prashant S H

USN: 1MV11PMN02

Dr. M S Ganesha Prasad 2011 Studies on Process Optimization of Solid State welding of Aluminum -7075 and Steel Materials with different Preheating Conditions Awarded PhD
7 Mr. Kiran Kumar M USN: 1MV13PMN01 Dr. Mallikarjuna C Math 2013 Application of response surface methodology for the prediction of performance, combustion and emission characteristics in spark ignition engine using ethanol-gasoline blends Awarded PhD
8 Mr. Yeshvantha H S

USN: 1MV13PMN03

Dr. A J K Prasad 2013 Design and fabrication of UHMWPE composites reinforced with Nano ceramic oxides ad evaluation of their mechanical properties Comprehensive Viva voce Completed
9 Mr. Prashanth L

USN: 1MV15PMJ01

Dr. A J K Prasad 2015 Evaluation of Properties of a Battery System for ICP Systems for Marine Applications Course work completed
10 Mr. Sampath Kumar L USN: 1MV16PMJ01 Dr. V Shantha 2015 Synthesis and characterization of Nano materials for restorative dentistry application Completed Comprehensive viva voce
11 Mrs. Nitya Poornima

USN: 1MV17PMS02

Dr. V Shantha 2016 Studies on Nano powders as additives for lubrication Course work Completed
12 Mr. Ravikumar

USN: 1MV26PMJ03

Dr. G Balakumar 2015 Studies on development and optimization of machinability parameters of Al alloy reinforced with ZrO2 particulates based MMCs Comprehensive Viva-Voce completed
13 Mr. Shivakumar S

USN : 1MV17PMA01

Dr. G Balakumar 2017 Development and property evaluation of Al-alloy reinforced with Nano ceramic particulates based MMCs subjected to hot forging process. Comprehensive Viva-Voce completed
14 Mr. Nataraj M

USN: 1MV17PMA03

Dr. G Balakumar 2017 Development and property evaluation of Al alloy reinforced with ZrO2 particulates based MMCs by disintegrated melt deposition technique Comprehensive Viva-Voce completed
15 Mr. Madhu Kumar K

USN: 1MV19PME01

Dr. G Balakumar 2019 Development and mechanical characterization of Al alloy reinforced with Zirconia, subjected to extrusion and heat treatment. Course work completed

RESEARCH THRUST AREAS IN DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

  • Thermal Science, Computational Fluid Dynamics and Renewable Energy Sources
  • Material Tensile Strength Characterization at High Strain rates and temperatures.
  • Nano Materials and Bio Materials.
  • Casting and Welding
  • Product Design/PLCM
  • Robotics
  • Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing.
  • Mechatronics and artificial Intelligence.

MAJOR EQUIPMENTS/SOFTWARES AVAILABLE IN THE RESEARCH CENTER

Sl No. Equipment/ Software Specification Utility area/Purpose
1 Computerized Universal Testing Machine (UTM) 60 Ton Capacity Materials, Research purpose and for students experiments
2 Computerized Diesel Engine Test Rig Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke Diesel Engine Heat and Mass Transfer, Analysis of engine performance, Testing of Bio fuels
3 Metallurgical Microscope Upright metallurgical microscope, Magnification: 1000X Analysis of Microstructure of Materials
4 Wear and Friction Monitor Model TR201LE Materials, Wear and friction monitor for polymer composites
5 Vacuum pump HVV make model E06 For vacuum creation
6 ANSYS Software V13 Modeling and Analysis Lab
7 Metal Melting Furnaces Electric Furnace Foundry Lab, Melting, Alloying purpose