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Research in Mechanical Engineering
Headings
Research and Innovation
Office of Research and Innovation,
REVA University, Rukmini Knowledge Park Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka,
Bangalore – 560 064
Karnataka, India
+91-80-6622 6622
+91 9448809443

Research in Mechanical Engineering

a. List of Guides & their expertise

List of guides
Name Email ID Research Interests
Dr.T.Krishna rao t.krishnarao@reva.edu.in Design
Dr.Sharanappa Godiganur Sharanappa@revainstitution.org Applications of biofuel in IC Engine
Dr.Manjunatha L H Manjunath.lh@revainstitution.org Design / Composites
Dr.Rajashekar Patil rp@reva.edu.in CAED/CAM/CAE/RP/Digital & Collaborative Manufacturing
Dr.N Jegadeeswaran njagadeeswaran@revainstitution.org Automation, Robotics, Thermal coatings & characterization
Dr. B Somasundar somasundar@revainstitution.org Erosion, Corrosion, Oxidation coatings
Dr. Santosh Angadi Santosh.angadi@reva.edu.in Multiphysics FEA

Research Facilities

List of equipments and softwares in the Research Laboratory
  • Universal testing m/c( P C Based)
  • Muffle furnace
  • Computerized Four stroke single cylinder Diesel Engine
  • VCR Petrol Engine
  • Transisterification setup for preparation of Biodiesel.
  • Ultrasonic Impact Treatment Device.
  • ID control tube furnace.
  • Five gas exhaust gas analyzer (AVL).
  • Smoke Meter(AVL).

Research Grants

a. Procured and submitted in the last three years
S.No PRINCIPAL INVETIGATOR FUNDING AGENCY TOPIC DURATION From - To
1 Raju B S VGST –TRIP (Vision group of science & Technology) Design and Development of medical equipment trolley 2013-2014

Research Publications ( last 3 years)

a. Journals
  • Dr.Krishna Rao, Design & Analysis of Drive Shaft for Heavy Duty Truck, IJRET Journal, Volume 5, Issue 01, January 2016
  • T. Krishna Rao, E. Eswara Reddy and Prasanna Kumar M, “An Empirical Study on Customer perception on e-Banking Services .” Acme Intellects – International Journal of Research in Management – Reforms through research (AIIJRM) Vol - 1. No:1, Jan 2013 (ISSN:2320 -2939).
  • Anil Kumar Patil, Sharanappa Godiganur, Rana Pratap Reddy, “Biodiesel Fuel Production by Methanolysis of Fish Oil Derived from the Discarded Parts of Marine Fish”, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 4, Issue 4, April-2013, ISSN 2229-5518.
  • Sharanappa.Godiganur, Ramesh M R, Pratap S Kulkarni, “Mahua(Madhuca Indica) As a Source of Biodiesel In India”, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 4, Issue 7, July-2013, ISSN 2229-5518.
  • Sharanappa Godiganur, Santhosh N, Srikanth H V, Manjunath H N “Fish Oil Biodiesel as an Additive in Diesel Ethanol Blends for a Four Stroke Single Cylinder Diesel Engine”, International Journal of Engineering Research, Volume 2, Issue 9, September-2013, ISSN 2278-0181.
  • Anil Kumar Patil, Sharanappa Godiganur, “Experimental Investigations Of Diesel Engine Using Fish Oil Biodiesel And Its Blends With Isobutanol As An Additive”, IJRET: International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Volume: 03,Special Issue: 03,May-2014, NCRIET-201, eISSN: 2319-1163 | pISSN: 2321-7308
  • Bharath Kumar S, Shankar Nag G L, Srikanth H V, Sharanappa Godiganur, “Experimental Investigation on Performance and Emission Characteristics of Diesel Engine using Diesohol-Niger seed oil Biodiesel Blends”, International Journal of Latest Technology in Engineering, Management & Applied Science(IJLTEMAS), Volume III, Issue VII, July 2014.
  • Sharanappa Godiganur, Ramesh S Bujari, “Sour Garcina(GarcinaGummigutta) as a source of biodiesel in India”, International journal of scientific & engineering research, Volume 5, Issue 8, August 2014.
  • Sharanappa Godiganur, Ramesh S Bujari, “Sour Garcina(GarcinaGummigutta) as a source of biodiesel in India”, International journal of scientific & engineering research, Volume 5, Issue 8, August 2014.
  • Hemanth Kumar K J, Sharanappa Godiganur, Manjunath H N, Amruth E, “Performance and Emission Study of Mahua Methyl Ester at Different Injection Pressure”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology(IJMET), Volume 5, Issue 9, pp.174-180 September 2014.
  • Ramesh babu, Sharanappa Godiganur, “Use of vegetable edible oil methyl ester as fuel in internal combustion (CI) engines-A Review”, International Journal of Latest Research in Science and Technology, Volume 4, Issue 1, Page no.85-89, Jan-Feb 2015.
  • Pratap S Kulkarni, Dr Sharanappa Godiganur, Dr Ramesh M R, “Performance and Emission Characteristics of Methyl Esters of Mahua Oil Blended with Diesel” International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015
  • Ramesh S Bujari, Sharanappa Godiganur, “Development Of Biodiesel from the Oil of Garcinia Gummigutta (Sour Garcinia) by Transesterification” International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015
  • Anil Kumar Patil, Sharanappa Godiganur, “Effect of Injection Pressure on the Performance and Emission Characteristics of DI Diesel Engine Fueled with Fish Oil Methyl Ester (FOME) -Blended Diesel Fuel” , International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015
  • Ramesh babu, Sharanappa Godiganur, Niger Seed (Guizotia Abyssinica) as a Source of Biodiesel in India”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015
  • Dr. Manjunath L H, Chennabasappa Hampali, Shivasharanayya swamy, Dr. Chandrashekha Bendigei, “Study of Wear Properties on Polyester and Natural Fibers (Jute and Hemp) Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015.
  • Chennabasappa Hampali, Dr. Chandrashekha Bendigei “Investigation on Basic Mechanical Properties of Jute Reinforced Polyester Composites for Patellar Implant Application”, International Journal Of Scientific Research And Education IJSRE Volume 3 Issue 12 December 2015, 4681-4686.
  • Chennabasappa Hampali, Dr. Chandrashekha Bendigei “Investigation of Mechanical Properties of Polyster Reinforced With HEMP Fibre(Long Fibres & Mat) for Patellar Implant Application”, International Association for Engineering & Management Education(IAEME) Volume 7, Issue 1, Jan-Feb 2016, pp.154-163.
  • Manjunatha L.H. Dr.P.Dinesh, “Fabrication & Properties of Dispersed Carbon Nanotube-Al6061 Composites”, International Journal of Innovative Reserach in Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol.2, Issue 2, February 2013.
  • Manjunatha L.H. Dr.P.Dinesh, “Novel Technique for Fabrication of Aluminum 6061–MWCNT(Multi-Walled Carbon Nano tube) Metal Matrix Composites”, ARPN Journal of Engineering & Applied Sciences, Vol.8 No.3, March 2013.
  • Manjunatha L.H. Dr.P.Dinesh, Halesh S B, ,”Studies on Effect of Heat Treatement and Air Quench Age Hardening on Microstructure, Strength, Abrasive Wear Behaviour of Al6061-MWCNT Metal Matrix Composites”, International Journal of Material Sciences & technology, Volume 3, Number 1(2013), pp.15-25, ISSN 2249-3077.
  • Manjunath L. H, Halesh S. B ,Dinesh P, “Development of Self Lubricating Sintered Iron Based Ternary Alloy for Tribological Applications” M.S.R. Journal of Engineering and Technology Research, Vol 1 , Issue 1 , July 2013 , pp53-56
  • Manjunatha L.H. Dr.P.Dinesh, “Investigation INTO Fatigue, Damping and Tensile Properties of Multi-walled Carbon Nano Tube AL6061 Metal Matrix Composites Using Stir Casting Technique”, International Jornal of Manufacturing Engineering, December 2013, Vol 8, Issue 4, pp 214-220.
  • L.H. Manjunatha, P.Dinesh “Fabrication, Microstructure,Hardness and wear properties of Extruded MWCNT-Reinforced with 6061Al Metal Matrix Composites”International Journal of Scientific &Engineering Research,Vol.4,No.4 (2013) pp.974-990.
  • Harish Kumar,Raju. B. S, Manjunatha L H, “Modelling and Analysis of Centralized Spring”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015.
  • Ritesh. B. Dhamoji, Harish Kumar, Raju. B. S, Manjunatha L H “Experimental Investigation of Static Pressure Distribution on the Flat Surface Due to Impingement of Air Jets”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015.
  • Manjunatha L. H, P. Dinesh, “Studies on Effect of Heat Treatment and Ice Quench Age Hardening on Microstructure, Strength, Abrasive Wear Behavior of Al6061– MWCNT Metal Matrix Composites”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015.
  • Dr. Manjunath L H, Chennabasappa Hampali, Shivasharanayya swamy, Dr. Chandrashekha Bendigei, “Study of Wear Properties on Polyester and Natural Fibers (Jute and Hemp) Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015.
  • Dr.Manjunatha L H, Nagesh Kumar, R Shoba, et.al, “Optimized Technique of Operating Parameters to Improve Performance on Compression Ignition Engine using Neem Biodiesel”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015
  • G.J.Naveen, C.Siddaraju, L.H.Manjunatha “microstructure and mechanical properties of al6061-cenosphere-tin based mmc’s” International Journal of Science, Technology & Management ,Volume No 04, Special Issue No. 01, May 2015 ISSN (online): 2394-1537 228 | PP228-234
  • Prashant, Shubhakaransurywanshi, Dr. Rajashekar Patil,” Development of Millet De-Husking Machine”, Vol 3, issue17, 2015, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology.
  • Dr. Rajashekar Patil & Ganesh Kalagi, “The Mechanical Properties of Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites: A Review”, Vol 3, issue17, 2015, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology.
  • Sardar Kotresh & Dr. Rajashekar Patil, “Digital Manufacturing: A Review” Vol 3, issue17, 2015, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology.
  • Gururaja Sharma T & Dr. Rajashekar Patil,” Reviewing Product Lifecycle Management Through Definition,Structure, Analysis, Strategies, Implementation and Application(DSASIA)” Vol 3, issue17, 2015, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology.
  • Dr. Sunitha & Dr. Rajashekar Patil, “Effect of electron irradiation on structural and morphological properties of Sm3+ doped Y2O3 nanophosphors” Vol 3, issue17, 2015, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology.
  • Raju B S, Chandra Sekhar U , Drakshayani D N , “Studies on Application of Rapid Prototyping for the Generation of Photo elastic Models & Experimental Analysis”, International Journal of Application in Engineering & Management (IJAIEM), Vol. 2 (2) , Feb-2013.
  • Raju B S, Chandra Sekhar U , Drakshayani D N , “Web Based e- Manufacturing of Prototypes by Using Rapid Prototyping Technology”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering & Technology (IJMET), Vol. 4 (2) , pp. 32-38, March-2013.
  • Raju B S, Chandra Sekhar U, Drakshayani D N , Chockalingam K ” Recent Trends in Rapid Product Development”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering & Technology (IJMET), Vol. 4 (2) , pp. 21-31, March-2013.
  • Raju.B.S, Dr.U.Chandra Shekar, Dr.K.Venkateswarlu, Dr.D.N.Drakashayani and Dr.K.Chockalingam, “Studies On The Process Parameter Of Rapid Prototyping Technique (Stereolithography) For The Betterment Of Part Quality” Material & Design, Elsevier Accepted - in press Impact Factor 2.20 , ISSN: 0261-3069.
  • Raju B S1, Chandra Sekhar U 2, Drakshayani D N 3, “Optimization studies on improving the strength characteristic for parts made of photosensitive polymer”, Journal of The Institution of Engineers India, Springer-Accepted April 2013, Volume 94, Issue 1, pp 35-41.
  • Sadath Hussain, Arjun Puttabakula, Mannat kaur, Raju B S, “ Optimization of a Quad Rotor Aircraft for a Stable flight”, International Scientific Journal on Science Engineering & Technology, Volume 17, Issue 5, June 2014. P.no. 481-490.Impact factor 1.873.
  • S Sankeerth, Nischal Kapoor, Santhosh Ganapa, Paresh Salecha, Raju B S, “Construction and Fabrication of Personal Transporter”, International Scientific Journal on Science Engineering & Technology, Volume 17, Issue 5, June 2014 P.no. 525-536. Impact factor 1.873.
  • Raju B S, Chandra Sekhar U , Drakshayani D N , “Optimization of Stereolithography Process Parameters for Part Strength using Taguchi Technique”, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering(IJITEE), Volume 4, Issue 2, Page no. 47-52, July 2014, Impact factor 1.270.
  • Raju B S, U Chandra Shekar, K Venkateswarlu, D N Drakashayani “Establishment of Process model for rapid prototyping technique(Stereolithography) to enhance the part quality by Taguchi method” Procedia Technology, Elsvier 14 ( 2014 ) 380 – 389
  • Raju B S, U Chandra Shekar, D N Drakashayani “Optimizing Multiple Quality Characteristics of Stereolithography Process via Taguchi Method Based Grey Analysis for SL553D Epoxy Resin Material to Enhance Part Quality”, Procedia Materials Science Procedia Materials Science 5 ( 2014 ) 2532 – 2541
  • Raju B S, Chandra Sekhar U , Drakshayani D N, “Influence of layer thickness on part quality in SLA process by TOPSIS method”, Elixir Prod. Mgmt.74(2014) 27072-27074, IC value 5.79.
  • Raju.B.S, Dr.U.Chandra Shekar, Dr.D.N.Drakashayani, “Studies On The Process Parameter Of Rapid Prototyping Technique (Stereolithography) For The Betterment Of Part Quality”, International Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 804705, 11 pages, Dec 2014.
  • Harish Kumar,Raju. B. S, Manjunatha L H, “Modelling and Analysis of Centralized Spring”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015.
  • Ritesh. B. Dhamoji, Harish Kumar, Raju. B. S, Manjunatha L H “Experimental Investigation of Static Pressure Distribution on the Flat Surface Due to Impingement of Air Jets”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015.
  • Raju B S, Pradyumna V, Prateek R, “Design & Analysis of a Experimental 4 channel Unmanned Aerial Vehicle”, Elixir International Journal, ISSN: 2229-712X, Impact factor 5.525, Vol. 86, pp 34863-34869, September2015.
  • Raju B S, Pradyumna V, Prateek R, “Design Fabrication & Analysis of a high winger conventional tail radio controlled airplane” Vol.3, issue 4, 2015, IJERS.
  • Raju B S, Pradyumna V, Prateek R, “Design & Analysis of an Elliptical Shaped Low Winger radio Controlled Airplane”,IJETT vol. 26 no. 5, August 2015.
  • N. Jegadeeswaran, K Udaya Bhat , M.R Ramesh “Oxidation Studies on As-received and HVOF Sprayed Stellite-6 Coating on Turbine Alloys at 800ºC” Internat.ional Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 4, Issue 6, June-2013, Pg.no 214-220, ISSN 2229-5518.
  • N Jegadeeswaran, M R Ramesh, K Udayabhat, K.Prakrathi, “Hot Corrosion Behaviour of HVOF Sprayed Stellite-6 Coatings on Gas Turbine Alloys”, Springer Volume 67, Issue 1, page no.87-93, 2014.
  • N Jegadeeswaran, M R Ramesh, K Udayabhat, “Hot Corrosion Studies on As received and HVOF Sprayed Al2O3+CoCrAlTaY on Ti-31 Alloy in Salt Environment”, Elsevier, Procedia Engineering 64(2013) 1013-1019.
  • N Jegadeeswaran, M R Ramesh, K Udayabhat, “Combating Corrosion Degradation of Turbine Materials Using HVOF Sprayed 25% (Cr3C2-25(Ni20Cr))+NiCrAIY Coating”, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, International Journal of Corrosion, Volume 2013, Article ID 824659 sept 2013.
  • N Jegadeeswaran, M R Ramesh, K Udayabhat, “Oxidation Resistance HVOF Sprayed Coating 25% Cr3C2-25(NiCr)+75%NiCrAIY on Titanium Alloy”, Procedia Materials Science 5 October (2014) 11-20.
  • Jegadeeswaran, N., Udaya Bhat, K., Ramesh, M.R., (2014). “Improving hot corrosion resistance of cobalt based superalloy (Superco-605) using HVOF sprayed oxide alloy powder coating.” Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals Springer, June 2015 ISSN 0975-1645.
  • Mahesh L, J Sudheer Reddy, “Fabrication of TiO2 Reinforced Aluminum Metal Matrix Composites Through P/M Process”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015.
  • K. S. Narayanaswamy, Dr. H. N. Vidyasagar, “Study on Flatwise Compression Behaviour of Open- Cell Polymer Foam Sandwich Structure”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015.
  • B. Somasundar, Ravikiran Kadoli, M R Ramesh, “Evaluation of Cyclic Oxidation and Hot Corrosion Behaviour of HVOF Sprayed WC-Co/NiCrAlY Coating”, Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, Volume 23(6), August 2014
  • B. Somasundar, Ravikiran Kadoli, M R Ramesh,Ëvaluation of Thermocyclic Oxidation Behaviour of HVOF Sprayed (Cr3C2-35% NiCr) + 5% Si Coatings on Boiler Tube Steels”, Procedia Materials Science October 2014, Elsvier.
  • B. Somasundar, Ravikiran Kadoli, M R Ramesh, “Hot corrosion behaviour of HVOF sprayed (Cr3C2-35% NiCr) + 5% Si coatings in the presence of Na2SO4 - 60% V2O5 at 700oC”, October 2014, Springer
  • Niranjan C H, Dr.D Mallikarjuna Reddy, “Bearing Fault Detection using Acoustic Emission Signals Analyzed by Empirical Mode Decomposition”, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology,Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2014, ISSN:2321-7308.Impact factor 1.962
  • Niranjan C H, D. Mallikarjuna Reddy and Shivasharanayya Swamy “Health Monitoring of Surface Wear of TiN and AlCrN Based PVD Coated Bearings Using Statistical Values of Vibration Signals”, Journal of Material Science and Surface Engineering, Vol. 3, Issue 4, October 2015.
  • Deepak G, MMM Patnaik, Shivasharanayya swamy, “Strength Analysis of Stents Used in Cardiovascular Implants Using Fe Tool”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science Engineering & Technology, Vol.2, Issue 8, August 2013.
  • Dr. Manjunath L H, Chennabasappa Hampali, Shivasharanayya swamy, Dr. Chandrashekha Bendigei, “Study of Wear Properties on Polyester and Natural Fibers (Jute and Hemp) Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015.”
  • Shivasharanayya swamy, D. Mallikarjuna Reddy, S. Swarnamani, “Application of the Power Spectral Density for Damage Identification and Location in Beam Structures”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), NCERAME-2015 Conference Proceedings March 2015.”
  • Santhosh B D, The comparison of the effects of different whitening toothpastes on the micro hardness of a nano hybrid composite resin Mohan Thomas Nainan, Ashok Kalappurakkal Balan, Roshni Sharma, Sabeena Susan Thomas, Santhosh B Deveerappa. Journal of Conservative Dentistry Year : 2014 | Volume : 17 | Issue : 6 | Page : 550-554.
  • sachinkumar, Vishwanath panwar “Vegetable oil based cutting fluids as an alternative for a mineral oils for metal cutting- A review”, November 2015, Volume 2, Issue 11 JETIR (ISSN-2349-5162) 41-45.
  • sachinkumar, Vishwanath panwar “Studies on Mechanical characterization of Friction Stir Welded Polyethylene Joints” , November 2015, Volume 2, Issue 11 JETIR (ISSN-2349-5162) 17-20
  • Sachinkumar, “Microstructure Study on Friction Stir Welded AlMMCs”, IJAETMAS journal, Vol 3, Issue 1, April 2016.
  • Veerabhadrap a Telgane, “Numerical Analysis Of Fluid Flowing Through The Uniformly Heated Circular Tube Fitted With Helical Inserts In Laminar Flow”, International Journal of Latest Research in Science and Technology Volume 3, Issue 1: Page No.64-67 ,January-February 2014, IS N (Online):2 78-529.
  • Veerbhadrappa Telagane, Sudarashan adeppa, Virtual prototyping of a solar tracking s Virtual prototyping of a solar tracking system, Indian Journal of Engineering, Volume10, Number 21, April 2, 2014
  • Vinod Kumar, Veerbhadrappa.T, Simulation Of Fin Geometries For Heat Sink In Forced Convection Flow, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Volume: 03 Special Issue: 03 ,May-2014
  • Neelambika, Veerbhadrappa, CFD Analysis Of Mixed Flow Impeller, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Volume: 03 Special Issue: 03 | May-2014
  • Shanawaz Patil, Dr. Haneef, Mr. Syed Zameer et al., Published a paper in International Journal of Modern Engineering Research (IJMER) 2013
  • Syed Sameer, Badal Kudachi , Vinay.D et al., “Hydrodynamic Journal Bearing Analysis by using FEM” Published a paper in Midas touch international journal of Commerce, Management and Technology, Vol-2, No.1, January 2014 ,Page No 449-466, ISSN 2320-7787.
  • Rudresh S, Vijee Kumar, Babu E.R, CFD Analysis and Experimental Investigation on Thermal Performance of Closed loop Pulsating Heat pipe using different Nanofluids", International Journal of Advance Research, Vol2, Issue 8, July 204.
b. Conferences
  • T. Krishna Rao and Prasanna Kumar M,” Induction of some sort of Micro finance schemes in Karnataka”, One day national seminar on “Micro finance and sustainable promotion of Entrepreneurship in Indi” at Eiovt First grade college, Kunigal, Karnataka on 3-4-2013
  • Sharanappa Godiganur, Santhosh N, Srikanth H V, Manjunath H N “Fish Oil Biodiesel as an Additive in Diesel Ethanol Blends for a Four Stroke Single Cylinder Diesel Engine”, National conference on Recent Trends in Alternative Energy Biofuels, Solar, Electric and Air in reducing pollution of Motor Vehicles, at NMIT from 22-23 Nov 2013.
  • Sharanappa Godiganur, Manjunath H N, Muralidhara D M “Performance & Emission Characteristics of Neem Oil on CI Engine”, National conference on Recent Trends in Alternative Energy Biofuels, Solar, Electric and Air in reducing pollution of Motor Vehicles, at NMIT from 22-23 Nov 2013.
  • Sharanappa Godiganur, Bhaskar M, Irshad Ali Bhavikatti, Nagaraj Byali, Santhosh N, “ Process Optimization for the Production of Biodiesel from Cotton seed, Niger Seed and Fish Oils”, National conference on Recent Trends in Alternative Energy Biofuels, Solar, Electric and Air in reducing pollution of Motor Vehicles, at NMIT from 22-23 Nov 2013.
  • Pratap S Kulkarni, Dr Sharanappa Godiganur, Dr Ramesh M R, “Performance and Emission Characteristics of Methyl Esters of Mahua Oil Blended with Diesel” National Conference on “Emerging Research Areas in Mechanical Engineering”, at REVA ITM on 27th & 28th March 2015.
  • Ramesh S Bujari, Sharanappa Godiganur, “Development Of Biodiesel from the Oil of Garcinia Gummigutta (Sour Garcinia) by Transesterification” National Conference on “Emerging Research Areas in Mechanical Engineering”, at REVA ITM on 27th & 28th March 2015.
  • Anil Kumar Patil, Godiganur Sharanappa, “Effect of Injection Pressure on the Performance and Emission Characteristics of DI Diesel Engine Fueled with Fish Oil Methyl Ester (FOME) -Blended Diesel Fuel” , National Conference on “Emerging Research Areas in Mechanical Engineering”, at REVA ITM on 27th & 28th March 2015.
  • Ramesh babu, Sharanappa Godiganur, Niger Seed (Guizotia Abyssinica) as a Source of Biodiesel in India”, National Conference on “Emerging Research Areas in Mechanical Engineering”, at REVA ITM on 27th & 28th March 2015.
  • C.D.Hampali, Dr.Chandrashekhar B, Shivasharanayya Swamy, “Development & Synthesis of Dye Sensitized Solar Cell Using Natural Dyes”, International conference on Environment & Energy-2014, 15-17 Dec 2014, Jawaharlal Nehru Tehnological University, Hyderabad.
  • C.D.Hampali, Dr.Chandrashekhar B, A study on Mechanical Properties of Jute Reinforced Polyster Composites for Patellar Implant of Knee Joint Application”, International Conference on Polymer Composites, December 19-20, 2014, NITK Surathkal.
  • C D Hampali, “ Study of wear properties on polyster and natural fibers(Jute & Hemp), National Conference On Emerging Research Areas In Mechanical Engineering – 2015, 27-28 March 2015, Reva ITM.
  • Manjunatha L.H, Fabrication study of microstructure and Fatigue behaviour of multi walled carbon nano tube-Al 6061 MMC’s, National conference on Recent & Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (RETME-2013), at Sri Krishna Institute of Technology, Bangalore on 10th April 2013.
  • Harish Kumar,Raju. B. S, Manjunatha L H, “Modelling and Analysis of Centralized Spring”, National Conference on “Emerging Research Areas in Mechanical Engineering”, at REVA ITM on 27th & 28th March 2015.
  • Ritesh. B. Dhamoji, Harish Kumar, Raju. B. S, Manjunatha L H “Experimental Investigation of Static PressureDistribution on the Flat Surface Due to Impingement of Air Jets”, National Conference on “Emerging Research Areas in Mechanical Engineering”, at REVA ITM on 27th & 28th March 2015.
  • Manjunatha L. H, P. Dinesh, “Studies on Effect of Heat Treatment and Ice Quench Age Hardening on Microstructure, Strength, Abrasive Wear Behavior of Al6061– MWCNT Metal Matrix Composites”, National Conference on “Emerging Research Areas in Mechanical Engineering”, at REVA ITM on 27th & 28th March 2015.
  • Dr. Manjunath L H, Chennabasappa Hampali, Shivasharanayya swamy, Dr. Chandrashekha Bendigei, “Study of Wear Properties on Polyester and Natural Fibers (Jute and Hemp) Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites”, National Conference on “Emerging Research Areas in Mechanical Engineering”, at REVA ITM on 27th & 28th March 2015.
  • Dr.Manjunatha L H, Nagesh Kumar, R Shoba, et.al, “Optimized Technique of Operating Parameters to Improve Performance on Compression Ignition Engine using Neem Biodiesel”, National Conference on “Emerging Research Areas in Mechanical Engineering”, at REVA ITM on 27th & 28th March 2015.
  • Raju.B.S, U.ChandraShekar, K Venkateswarul, D.N Drakshayini, “Generation of process model for rapid prototyping technique(stereolothography) to enhance the part quality-optimization”, in 2nd International Conference on Innovations in Automation and Mechatronics Engineering 2014(ICIAME-2014)” organized by Mechatronics department, G H Patel college of Engineering & Technology, Vallabh Vidyanagar, India, from 7th -8th March 2014.
  • Raju.B.S, U.ChandraShekar, Drakshayini,”Optimizing Multiple Quality Characteristis of Stereolithography Process vis Taguchi method based Grey Analysis for SL5530 Epoxy Resin Material to Enhance Part Quality”, International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and materials Engineering, NITK Surathkal, during 27-29 March 2014.
  • N.Jegadeeswaran,”MEC269-Hot Corrosion Studies on as received and HVOF Sprayed Al2O3+CoCrAlTay on Ti-3l alloy in Salt Environment” International Conference on Design & Manufacturing, July 18-20, 2013 held at Chennai.
  • N.Jegadeeswaran , Presented a paper titled “Oxidation Resistance HVOF Sprayed Coating 25% Cr3C2-25(NiCr)+75%NiCrAIY on Titanium Alloy”, International conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering, during 27-29 March 2014, at NITK Surathkal.
  • N.Jegadeeswaran, presented a paper title “Improving Hot Corrosion resistance of Cobalt Based Superalloys Using HVOF Sprayed Oxide Alloy Powder Coating”, International symposium for Research Scholars on Metallurgy, Materials Science & Engineering, Dec 11-13 2014, IIT Madras, Chennai.
  • Jegadeeswaran, N., Udaya bhat K., Ramesh, M. R. (2014). “Evaluation of microhardness and fracture toughness of HVOF sprayed cermets coatings on turbine alloy.” Accepted in 6th Asian Thermal Spray Conference, Hyderabad.
  • Dharamendara M, Jegadeeswaran, N.,Udaya Bhat K., Ramesh, M. R. (2014). “A comparative study of oxidation resistance of Ti-31, HVOF Sprayed Stellite-6 and fused Al2O3-CoCrAlTaY coated Ti-31 alloy at 800ºC.” Int. Conf. AMMA-2015, NIT, Trichy, Paper ID-104.
  • Mahesh.L, “An overview on the Development of Titanium Compounds Reinforced Aluminium Matrix Composites”, National conference on Trends in Mechanical engineering-TIME 2014, on 16th & 17th Jan 2014, at NMIT, Bangalore.
  • K.S Narayanaswamy, presented a paper entitled “Investigation of Impact Studies on Polymer Opencell Sandwich Structure”, National conference on “Trends in Mechanical Engg.” On 16th – 17th Jan 2014 under TEQUIP-II at Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology.
  • K.S Narayanaswamy, presented a paper titled “Bending Characterstics of Opencell Polymer Foam Sandwich Structure”, International conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering, during 27-29 March 2014, at NITK Surathkal.
  • K.S Narayanaswamy, H N Vidyasagar, “Comparative Study on Impact Behavior of Epoxy and Polyester based Open cell Foam Sandwich Structure”, at the International Conference on Mechanical Engineering at Vijaya Vittala Institute of Technology, Bangalore, 21st – 23rd August 2014.
  • Niranjan C H, Dr.D Mallikarjuna Reddy, “Bearing Fault Detection using Acoustic Emission Signals Analyzed by Empirical Mode Decomposition”, National Conference on recent Innovations in Engineering & Technology-2014, BKIT Bhalki held on 3rd – 4th May 2014.
  • Mallikarjuna Reddy. D, Niranjan Hiremath “ The tribological & Morpological Investigation of TiN and AICrN based PVD Coatings for Roller Bearings” International symposium for research scholars. 11-12th Dec 2014, IIT Madras, Chennai.
  • Niranjan C H, D. Mallikarjuna Reddy and Shivasharanayya Swamy “Health Monitoring of Surface Wear of TiN and AlCrN Based PVD Coated Bearings Using Statistical Values of Vibration Signals”, international conference Fatigue Durability India 2015, 28-30th May 2015, held in JN TATA AUDITORIUM, Indian Institute of Science(IISc), Bangalore
  • Vijay kumar.S , Ramesh Kumar S C, Santhosh B D, Varadaraj K R presented a paper titled “Evaluation of Basic Skin of the fuselage of Wide Bodied Aircraft for its Damage Tolerance Quality” at the International Conference on Mechanical Engineering at Vijaya Vittala Institute of Technology, Bangalore, 21st – 23rd August 2014.
  • Vijay kumar.S , Ramesh Kumar S C, Santhosh B D, Varadaraj K R presented a paper titled “Comparitive Study of Vortex Flow Visualization using two different fluids by towing tank method” at the International Conference on Mechanical Engineering at Vijaya Vittala Institute of Technology, Bangalore, 21st – 23rd August 2014.
  • Vijay kumar.S , Ramesh Kumar S C, Santhosh B D, Varadaraj K R presented a paper titled “Tensile Testing of Agare American Fiber Mat Reinforced Epoxy Composite” at the International Conference on Mechanical Engineering at Vijaya Vittala Institute of Technology, Bangalore, 21st – 23rd August 2014.
  • SachinKumar, Narendranath S, Chakradhar D has presented paper entitled “Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Welded Poly”, in Two days National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Mechanical & Materials Engineering” at Basava Kalyan Engg. College held on 30th & 31st October 2014.
  • SachinKumar, Narendranath S, Chakradhar D has presented paper entitled “Microstructure Characterization & Hardness Evaluation of Friction Stir Welded AA6061/Sic/Fly Ash Hybrid MMCs”, Two days International Conference on “Advanced light metals(CALM 2014)” at SRM university, Chennai held on 6th & 7th December 2014.
  • Shweta, Veerbhadrappa.T, Rajendra Kulkarni , Pixel based image fusion using Principal Component Analysis, Laplacian Pyramid and DWT”, National Conference on Recent Innovations in Engineering and Technology-2014, page no. 104-110
  • Veerbhadrappa.T, “Production of Bio-diesel and Glycerol from milk dairy waste scum by Transesterification process”, 44th National dairy conference in Karnal Haryana during 18-20th Feb 2016.
  • Shanawaz Patil Published a paper “Hybrid Polymer Matrix Composites for Biomedical Applications” in International Conference Advanced Materials, Manufacturing, Management, Thermal Science (AMMMT)-2013
  • Madhu G, presented International conference paper on “Reduction of rejection in Seat hard facing process in an I.C.Engine Valves” at AMMMT-2013, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur.
  • Syed Sameer, “Hydrodynamic Journal Bearing Analysis by using FEM” at international conference on ICTMGE-2013 held at VTU-PG-Centre, Mysore.
  • Syed Sameer “Effect of working fluid on the performance of Closed loop pulsating heat pipe of zero inclination” at international conference on ICCTEM-2014 , VVCE ,Mysore.
  • Anand .K.A, Vijee Kumar, Dr. U.N Kempaiah, “Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of CNTs Reinforced with Aluminium 7075 metal matrix composites" in National Conference at Sambhram Institute of Technology,(MECH Manthana), Bangalore, 19th-20th May 2015.
  • Rudresh S, Vijee Kumar, Babu E.R, “CFD Analysis and Experimental Investigation on Thermal Performance of Closed loop Pulsating Heat pipe using different Nanofluids" National conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering(NCAME), at Nalla malla Reddy Engineering College, AP, 19th-20th Sept 2014.
  • Chethan B.S, Vijee Kumar, Manu S, Dr.A.S.Ravindran “Experimental Study on Condensation Heat Transfer inside Horizontal Single Small Square Channel” International conference on Innovations and Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering, at Nagarjuna College Engineering & Technology, Bangalore, 13th June 2014.
  • Chethan B.S, Vijee Kumar, Manu S, “Experimental Study on Condensation Heat Transfer inside Horizontal Single Small Square Channel” National conference in Mechanical Engineering, at R.R Institute of Technology, Bangalore, 16th-17th May 2014.

Thrust Areas of Research

  • Biofuels
  • IC Engines
  • Composites
  • Vibration Monitoring of bearings
  • Thermal Coatings
  • Virtual manufacturing
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Powder Metallurgy

Faculty/Research scholars pursuing research

Sl No Name Title of research University
1 Mr.C.D.Hampali Investigation of Mechanical and Thermal properties on Polymers used as Bio-materials for Medical applications Bangalore univeristy
2 Mr.L.R.Jagadeesh Studies on Ultrasonic Impact Treatment and Residual Stress Evaluation of TIG Welded Modules of aero Engine Grade Nickel Alloys. VTU
3 Mr.Raju.B.S “Studies on optimization of process parameter on SLA parts for betterment of part quality.” VTU
4 Mr.Anand S N “Numerical method and its application in Mechanical Engineering” VTU
5 Mr.N.Naga Suresh Babu “Lean six sigma.” S.V.U.G.E Tirupati
6 Mr.Mahesh Characterization of Titanium compounds reinforced Aluminum MMCs through P/M route. VTU
7 Mr. Niranjan Hiremath “Experimental Investigation of Cost Effective Methods for Condition Monitoring of Antifriction Bearings”. VTU
8 Mr.Dharamendara M “Studies on the role LASER treatement HVOF coating to prevent hot corrosion and oxidation on turbine alloys” Reva University
9 Mr.Shivasharanayya swamy Novel Method for Structural Damage Indentification using Real Time Monitoring Algorithms Reva University
10 Mr.Sachin kumar “Joining of Metal Matrix Composites by Friction Stir Welding” NITK, Surathkal
11 Mr.Balaji S “Studies on effect of antioxidants on the performance and emissions of diesel engine fueled with neem and mahua biodiesel” VTU
12 Mr.Vasanth Kumar K L “Comparison of IC Engine Performance with chicken fat biodiesel and its blends.” Reva University
13 Mr.T Veerbhadrappa A study on experimental Investigation of milk scum biodiesel for CI Engine applications and comparative study with other biodiesel Reva University
14 Mr.Ramesh Kumar S C “Composite Materials” Bangalore univeristy
15 Mr.Suresh S Vibration Based Damage Identification in Structures Using Advanced Signal Processing Techniques VTU
16 Mr.Gururaj Sharma Product life cycle management Reva University
17 Mr.Bharath V G Virtual manufacturing Reva University
18 Mr.Vijee Kumar “Synthesis & Evaluation of Aluminium Mechanic & Thermal Properties of Nano composites. VTU
19 Mr.Shanawaz Patil “Evaluation of Mechanical & Tribological Properties of a Hybrid Metal Matrix Composite Reinforced with Flyash,Beryl & Graphite” VTU
20 Mr.Arun Kumar H Diffusion of ICT (information and communication technologies) in the Indian technical education Sector Stream : Industrial engineering & management VTU

Innovative Projects

  • Go-Kart
  • Solar car
  • Solar Water Tanker