Research and publication

Research Activities

Publications 

List of Article Papers 

  1. Yonas Mitiku, Derbew A., “Design of Composite Gyrocopter Main Rotor Blade Involving Rib and Spar Elements”, EPPM-Journal, 2019.
  2. Gebremedhen, H., Woldemichael, D.E., and F. M. Hashim. “Three-Dimensional Stress Based Topology Optimization Using SIMP method”, International Journal for Simulation and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization, 10, A1(2019)
  3. D.K.Nageswara Rao, “Stress Distribution around Polygonal Holes in Graphite/Epoxy Laminates under in Plane Loading”, International Journal of Research Volume 05 Issue-01 January 2018,
  4. Abebe F. and Yonas Mitiku, “Design, Fabrication and Testing of Animal Drawn Multiple Mouldboard Plough”, 6th EAI International Conference, ICAST 2018, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia,
  5. Fentahun A. and Yonas Mitiku, “Test and Characterization of Tensile Strength of Oxytenanthera Abyssinica and Yushania Alpina Bamboos”, 6th EAI International Conference, ICAST 2018, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia,
  6. Ephrem Zeleke Kassa; Bethelhem Tamiru; AbdurhamanYimam; Abdurhaman Sulieman, “Design and Modification of One Arm Driven Manual Hemiplegic Wheelchair, Article 4, Volume 19, Issue 1, Winter and Spring 2018, Page 63-78
  7. Boominathan, G. K. Vijayaragavan R. Kathiravan “An experiment on noise and emission control in a modified exhaust system” International Journal of Applied Environmental Science, July 18th 2018, 56258.
  8. Dr.V.Prasannamoorthy, P.Sundaramoorthi, Dr. R. Kathiravan “Design and development of sag & swell hybrid compensator for voltage flickering in grid loads” Journal of Web Engineering, Vol. 17, No.6 (2018) 2333-2340. 
  9. R Vijay, A Vinod, R Kathiravan, S Siengchin and D Lenin Singaravelu, “Evaluation of Azadirachta indica seed/spent Camellia sinensis bio-filler based jute fabrics–epoxy composites: Experimental and numerical studies”, Journal of Industrial Textile, 0(00) 1–26, DOI: 10.1177/1528083718811086, (2018)
  10. T Cherkos, M Zegeye, S Tilahun, M Avvari “Examining significant factors in micro and small enterprises performance: case study in Amhara region, Ethiopia”. Industrial Engineering International. pp.1-13, 2018.
  11. Muralidhar Avvari, Narendranath. S, (2018) “Effect of Secondary Mg17Al12 Phase on AZ80 Alloy processed by Equal Channel Angular Pressing (ECAP)." Silicon, (Springer), DOI: 10.1007/s12633-015-9349-9, 1-9.
  12. Ibrahim Abdulkerim, Muralidhar Avvari, Tomas Cherkos “Design of House of Quality using SERVQUAL and QFD for service quality improvement: a case of Bahir Dar city hotels”. International Journal of Applied Management Science, 2018.
  13. Muluken Zegeye, Tomas Cherkos, Shimelis Tilahun, and Muralidhar Avvari. (2017). “Examining Significant factors in micro and small enterprises performance: case study in Amhara region”, Ethiopia. Journal of Industrial Engineering International, DOI: 10.1007/s40092-017-0221-y.
  14. Abdulkadir A. Hassena, Sisay B. Kebedeb, Nigussie M. Wihiba. (2017). “Design and manufacturing of thermal energy based Injera baking glass pan”. Energy Procedia, 154-159, DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.07.164.
  15. Muluken Zegeye, Tomas Cherkos, Shimelis Tilahun, and Serajul Haque. (2017). “An Integrated approach model for MSEs development in Amhara Region”. International Journal of Applied Theoretical Science and Technology.
  16. Shimelis Tilahun, Sisay Geremew, and Betsha Tizazu. (2017). “Developing anthropometric standards for Ethiopian clothing design”, International Journal on Recent & Innovative Trend in Technology.
  17. Vennishmuthu.V, Wondie Chanie, “Design and Static Structural Analysis of Hover Bike Frame with AL7075” International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering (ISSN 2250-2459, ISO 9001:2008 Certified Journal), Volume 7, Issue 10, October, 2017.
  18. Gebremedhen, H.S., Woldemichael, D.E., and F. M. Hashim. “A comparative study on stress and compliance based structural topology optimization”. InIO P Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 2017 Oct (Vol. 241, No. 1, p. 012003).
  19. Gebremedhen, H. S., Woldemichael, D.E., and F. M. Hashim. “Effect of Modeling Parameters in SIMP Based Stress Constrained Structural Topology Optimization”.  International Journal of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering IJMME-IJENS Vol:17 No:06,.2017
  20. Dagninet Amare, Wolelaw Endalew, Negese Yayu, Asmamaw Endeblihatu, Worku Biwota, Abu Tefera and Solomon Tekeste, “Evaluation and Demonstration of Maize Shellers for Small-Scale Farmers”, MOJ App Bio Biomech 1(3): 00014.DOI:10.15406/mojabb 2017.01.00014, October 24,2017
  21. Boominathan, G. K. Vijayaragavan R. Kathiravan. “Modelling and analyzing the Torsional and noise effects on round mild steel shafts by response surface methodology”, International Journal of Applied Environmental Science. Paper code 56258, 14-06-2017.
  22. R. Kathiravan, N. Ramasamy., “Effect of welding heat input on through thickness properties of TMCP steel plate”, IRACST – Engineering Science and Technology: An International Journal (ESTIJ), 2017
  23. N. Ramasamy,  R. Kathiravan,  N. Raju, “Effect of Flame Straightening on Through Thickness Properties of TMCP Steel Plate” IJSRD - International Journal for Scientific Research & Development| Vol. 5, Issue 04, 2017 | ISSN (online): 2321-0613
  24. Avvari, M., Manjaiah, M., Able, M. et al.  “Optimization of hole Characteristics During Pulse Nd: YAG Laser Drilling of Commercially Pure Titanium Alloy”. Lasers Manuf. Mater. Process. pp. 1-16, 2017.
  25. Muralidhar Avvari, Narendranath. S, Mashamba Able, (2016) “Microstructure evolution in AZ61 alloy processed by equal channel angular pressing”. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Vol.8, No.6, pp 1-9.
  26. Yonas Mitiku, Defaru T., Fasica M., Firew H. and Elias S., “Design and Manufacturing of Mechanical Steering System for Parallel Parking, Zero Turning Radius, Minimum Turning Radius with Traditional Turning”, Science, Technology and Arts Research Journal, 2016.
  27. Gebremedhen, H. S., Woldemichael, D.E., and F. M. Hashim. “A literature survey on challenges in stress-based topology optimization”.ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, vol. 11, no. 24, pp. 14188 –14194, 2016.
  28. Gebremedhen, H. S., Woldemichael, D.E., and F. M. Hashim. “Structural topology optimization subjected to relaxed stress and design variables”. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, vol. 10, no. 10, pp. 6490 –6495, 2016.
  29. Dagninet Amare, Negese Yayu, AsmamawEndeblihatu, “Development and Evaluation of Pedal Thresher for Threshing of Rice”, American Journal of Mechanics and Applications, January 25, 2016. ISSN: 2376-6115(print); ISSN: 2376-6131 (online), Science publishing Group (Science PG)
  30. Dagninet Amare, MenaleWondie, MeseretTuffa, TegegneDebas, AwoleMuhabaw, Negesse Yayu, Dessie Melkamu, T/GiorgisMamuye, “Integrating Feeding and Productivity: Scaling Out Livestock Input and Output Processing Technologies for Smallholders”, International Multilingual Journal of Science and Technology (IMJST), Vol. 1 Issue 1, May 2016.
  31. N. Boominathan, R. Kathiravan G. K. Vijayaragavan., “Analysis of noise impact on various parameters by response surface methodology for optimum safe working area and occupational health improvement”. Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, 15-04-2016, Vol 10 issue 4 pp 133-138.
  32. Boominathan, R. Kathiravan G. K. Vijayaragavan., “Modelling and analysing the Torsional and noise effects on round mild steel shafts by response surface methodology”, Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Sep 2016, Vol 3, Number3 pp 17-26
  33. Teshome Mulatie Bogale, Fang-Jung Shiou, and Geo-Ry Tang, “Mathematical Determination of a Flute, Construction of a CAD Model, and Determination of the Optimal Geometric Features of a Microdrill,’’ Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, vol. 40, pp. 1497-1515, 2015.
  34. Teshome Mulatie Bogale, Fang-Jung Shiou, and Geo-Ry Tang, “Multiple Response Optimization in Printed Circuit Board Drilling Parameters Using Taguchi-Grey Relational Analysis Coupled with Principal Component Analysis and Tool Life Analysis,” Advance in Mechanical Engineering, 2015.
  35. Teshome Mulatie Bogale, Fang-Jung Shiou, and Geo-Ry Tang, “Grey Relational Analysis Based Taguchi Method for Optimization Design of the Drilling Parameters in PCB Drilling Process,” Key engineering materials, vol. 649, pp. 104-111, 2015.
  36. Teshome Mulatie Bogale, Fang-Jung Shiou, and Geo-Ry Tang, “CAD Modeling and Optimization of the Optimal Geometric Features of a Microdrill,” Key Engineering Materials, vol. 649, pp. 66-73, 2015.
  37. Vennish muthu, “Crash Testing Of Self Piercing Rivet Using Ls Dyna Software” V International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 0973-4562 Volume 10, Number 12 (2015) pp. 31233-31248
  38. Vennish muthu, “Modeling & Analysis of Cost Effective Lemon Harvesting Robot” V - International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 0973-4562 Volume 10, Number 4 (2015) pp. 9697-9710.
  39. Boominathan. N, Dr. Vijayaraghavan.GK, Dr. Kathiravan. R, “ Analysis the Effect of Impact on Mild steel shafts through Response Surface Methodology for Safety Consideration”,  International Journal of Advance Research in Computer Science and Management Studies, ISSN: 232 7782, Volume 3, Issue 2, February 2015
  40. Shimels H, Woldesenbet E. “Particleboard from Ethiopian Lowland Bamboo”. International Journal of Research in Mechanical Engineering, Vol, 2(1).2014.
  41. M.Hariharan, R.Kathiravan S.Senthil Kumar and M.Arun. ” Heat Transfer Analysis of Pool Boiling Stainless Steel Flat Plate Heater with Water” International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 5, Issue 5, May-2014 695 ISSN 2229-5518
  42. Muralidhar Avvari, Narendranath.S, Shivananda Nayaka H, (2014) “A review on wrought magnesium alloys processed by equal channel angular pressing”. International Journal of Materials and Product Technology (IJMPT). Vol.51, No.2, 139-164.
  43. Muralidhar Avvari, Narendranath. S, (2014) “Influence of Route-R on Wrought Magnesium AZ61 Alloy Mechanical Properties through Equal Channel Angular Pressing”. Journal of Magnesium and Alloys, Vol. 2, No. 2, 159-164.
  44. Vennishmuthu V “Stability Simulation of Six DOF manipulators using ADAMS and MATLAB” - IOSR Journal of Engineering (IOSRJEN)  ISSN (e): 2250-3021, ISSN (p): 2278-8719 Vol. 04, Issue 03 (March. 2014), ||V2|| PP 09-12
  45. B. Manikandaprabu, S. Mohan Kumar, R. Kathiravan, “Pool boiling of water over a stainless steel flat plate heater” International Journal of Instrumentation, control and Automation (IJICA) ISSN 2231-1890, volume 1 issue 3-4, pp, 81-86, 2013.
  46. R. Muruganantham, G. Vignesh, R.Vignesh, P. Madhan, R. Kathiravan, “pool boiling characteristics of water over a horizontal stainless steel tube heater”, International journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering (IJMPE), ISSN: 2320-2092,  volume 1, issue 2, pp, 23-29, 2013. 
  47. B. T. Admasu et al., “Effects of temperature non-uniformity over the heat spreader on the outputs of thermoelectric power generation system”, Energy Conversion and Management 76:533-540 · December 2013.
  48. B. T. Admasu et al., “Effects of thermal contact resistance and Thomson heating on the outputs of solar thermoelectric power generation system”, IEEE, 2013.  
  49. B. T. Admasu et al., "Effects of Non-Uniform Hot Junction Temperature Distribution on the Outputs of Thermoelectric Power Generation System", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 283, pp. 87-97, 2013
  50. Narasimha, M., M. Hailu Shimels, R. Reji Kumar, and AchamyelehAemro. "Enhancing Productivity by Using Adjustable Multi-Spindle Attachment." International Journal of Computational Engineering Research, Vol, 3(4).2013.
  51. R. Kathiravan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Ramesh Chandra, “Preparation and pool boiling characteristics of Silver nanofluids over a flat plate heater”, Heat transfer Engineering an international journal. 17th June 2011. Vol.33 issue 2, pp 69-78, 2012.
  52. Ali, A.N., Shukurea, A., Zeleke, E. and Shimels, H., “Analysis of Needle Bearing Cross Shaft Turnnion Contact.”, International Journal of Research in Mechanical Engineering, Vol, 1(2).2013.
  53. Muralidhar Avvari, Narendranath.S, Shivananda Nayaka H, (2013) “Effect of Equal Channel Angular Pressing on AZ31 Wrought Magnesium Alloys”, Journal of Magnesium and Alloys, Vol. 1, No. 4, 336-340.
  54. Muralidhar Avvari, Narendranath.S, Shivananda Nayaka H, (2013) “Equal Channel Angular pressing processing of wrought AZ31 alloy”. International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 4, 26-30.
  55. Muralidhar Avvari, Narendranath.S, Shivananda Nayaka H, (2013) “Improvement of mechanical properties of FCC & HCP structured materials processed by equal channel angular pressing”. International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research (IJSER), Vol. 4, No. 4, 570-573.
  56. R. Kathiravan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Ramesh Chandra, “Characterization and pool boiling heat transfer studies of nanofluids”, ASME Journal of Heat transfer, issue-August 2009, Vol.131 (08) / 081901. 
  57. R. Kathiravan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Ramesh Chandra, P.K Jain, “Pool boiling characteristics of carbon nanotube based nanofluids over a horizontal tube heater”, ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications. Vol. 1, issue (2), pp 1-7, June 2009. 
  58. R. Kathiravan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Ramesh Chandra, “Preparation and pool boiling characteristics of copper nanofluids over a flat plate heater”, International Journal of Heat and Mass transfer. Vol.53, issue 9-10, pp. 16731681, Feb 2010. 
  59. R. Kathiravan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Ramesh Chandra, P.K Jain, “Pool boiling characteristics of multi walled carbon nanotube (CNT) based nanofluids over a flat plate heater”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 54, Issues 5-6, Pages 1289-1296, February 2011. 

List of Conference Papers

  1. P. Anil Kumar, K.Raja Narender Reddy, D.K. Nageswara Rao, “3D Mixed mode fracture analysis on composite materials by using FEA”,10th International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials (APM-2019): Innovations in polymeric product development and manufacturing, 22-23 January 2019, Organized by CIPET, Supported by Department of chemicals and petro chemicals, Govt. of India, Chennai.
  2. V. Srikanth, K.Raja Narender Reddy, D.K. Nageswara Rao, “Mechanical Characterization of coir reinforced KGK Composites”,10thInternational Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials (APM-2019)Innovations in polymeric product development and manufacturing, 22-23 January 2019, Organized by CIPET, Supported by Department of chemicals and petro chemicals, Govt. of India, Chennai.Bisrat Yilma and Abdulkadir Aman, “Design, Construction and Testing of Hybrid Solar-Biomass Cook Stove”, Springer Nature, ICAST 2018, LNICST 274, chapter 18, 2019.
  3. Zeleke E., Eshetu M., Meheretu T., Betemariam M., Melkamu S. (2019) “Investigations of the Influence of Fiber Orientation on Strength Properties of Agrostone Composites”. Advances of Science and Technology. ICAST 2018. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol 274. Springer, Cham
  4. D.K.Nageswara Rao, M. Ramesh Babu, K. Raja Narender Reddy, “Stress Distribution around Holes in Piezoelectric Laminates by Stroh Formalism”,  International Conference on Trends in Information, Management, engineering and Sciences(ICTIMES-2018), Malla Reddy College of Engineering, Hyderabad, 28, 29th December, 2018-Invited Paper
  5. V. Srikanth, K.Raja Narender Reddy, D.K. Nageswara Rao, “Processing and evaluation of mechanical properties Oil-Palm fiber/Kondagogu Gum Bio Resin Composites”, 6th International Conference on Natural Polymers(ICNP-2018),07-09 December 2018, Organized by Biopolymer and Sensors Lab, LaBioS- IMA/UFRJ,Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Gdansk University of Technology, Chemical Faculty Dept of Polymer Technology Gdansk, Poland, Department of International Exchanges & Cooperation, Beijing University of Chemical Technology,Beijing, China & Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala.
  6. T. Ramu, K.Raja Narender Reddy, D.K. Nageswara Rao, “Tensile, Flexural & water absorption properties of randomly oriented jute/palmyra hybrid fibre composites”, 6th International Conference on Natural Polymers(ICNP-2018),07-09 December 2018, Organized by Biopolymer and Sensors Lab, LaBioS- IMA/UFRJ, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Gdansk University of Technology Chemical Faculty Dept of Polymer Technology Gdansk, Poland, Department of International Exchanges & Cooperation, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China & Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala.
  7. Parthasarathy Saravanan, Raja Kathiravan, Million Asfaw, Muluwork Kashay, “Enhancement of Heat transfer using nanofluids” ICAST 2018, Oct 5-7, 2018. And to be published in Springer journal.
  8. Muluwork, K et al, “Enhancement of Cooling Performance of Conventional Fluid using Nano Particles” International Conference for Advancements of Science and Technology, Bahir dar Institute of Technology, ICAST 2018, BiT Bahir dar, Ethiopia.
  9. Ajmeera Ramesh, D.K.Nageswara Rao, N.V. Srinivasulu, M Indira Rani, “Extraction of Cellulose Nano Fibers and Development of Nano Cellulose Fiber Composites”-A Review, Proceedings of the 1st International and 18thISME Conference ISME18, 23-25 Feb,  2017, NIT Warangal, India.
  10. Muralidhar Avvari, Mashamba Able, “Influence of Multi-Temperature Die-casting of Al7075 alloy” 14th Global conference on sustainable manufacturing, GCSM 3-5 October 2016 Elsevier: Procedia Manufacturing, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
  11. Muralidhar Avvari, Mashamba Able, “Study of the Mechanical Behavior of LM20 Alloy at Various Temperatures Processed by Die-Casting.” Third International Conference of Advances in Mechanical and Robotics Engineering (AMRE-2015). During 10-11th October, Venue: Zurich, Switzerland.
  12. Vennish muthu, “Portable PC control module for physically challenged using voice commands”- V National Conference on Design, Materials and Constructions NCDMC 2015
  13. Vennish muthu, “Performance and stability analysis of bipedal walking robot using side stepping algorithm” V- National Conference on Design, Materials and Constructions NCDMC 2015.
  14. Vennish muthu, “Zeroing in Defect Identification Time using XBEE Module in Automobile Manufacturing Process” – National Conference on Design, Materials and Constructions NCDMC 2014.
  15. Teshome Mulatie Bogale, Fang-Jung Shiou, and Geo-Ry Tang, “CAD Modeling and Optimization of the Optimal Geometric Features of a Microdrill,” 18th International Conference on Mechatronics Technology, ICMT2014, Taipei, Taiwan.
  16. Teshome Mulatie Bogale, Fang-Jung Shiou, and Geo-Ry Tang, “Grey Relational Analysis Based Taguchi Method for Optimization Design of the Drilling Parameters in PCB Drilling Process,” 18th International Conference on Mechatronics Technology, ICMT2014, Taipei, Taiwan.
  17. Muralidhar Avvari, Narendranath.S, Shivananda Nayaka H, “Understanding the Effect of Equal Channel Angular Pressing on Response of a Magnesium Alloy”. Conference on Advances in Light Metals and its Composites (CALM 2014). During 6th-7th December, Venue: SRM University, Chennai, India.
  18. Muralidhar Avvari, Narendranath S, Shivananda Nayaka H, “Study the effect of microstructures and mechanical properties of wrought magnesium AZ31 alloy processed by equal channel angular pressing” NRC-M Symposium and Discussion meeting on Severe Plastic Deformation and Bulk Nano-structured Materials. During 12th -14th May, 2014, Venue: Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India.
  19. R. Kathiravan, “heat transfer analysis of pool boiling in stainless steel flat plate heater”, International conference on Trends in Technology Convergence “TITCON – 2014’ conducted by AVS Engineering college Salem in association with University of OULU, Finland held on 8th & 9th April 2014.
  20. Muralidhar Avvari, Narendranath.S, Shivananda Nayaka H, “Effect of Processing Routes on AZ31 Alloy Processed By Severe Plastic Deformation." Procedia Materials Science, Vol. 5, 1560-1566., 2014.
  21. Muralidhar Avvari, Narendranath.S, Shivananda Nayaka H, “Study on grain refinement and mechanical properties of Mg-3%Al-1%Zn processed by equal channel angular pressing" Minamata International Symposium on Environment and Energy Technology 2013 (MISSION-2013). During 4th -6th December, 2013, Venue: Kumamoto University, Japan.
  22. Teshome Mulatie Bogale, Fang-Jung Shiou, and Geo-Ry Tang, “Construction of the CAD Model and Optimization of the Geometrical Features of a Microdrill” 17th International Conference on Mechatronics Technology, ICMT2013, Jeju Island, Korea.
  23. Muralidhar Avvari, Narendranath.S, Shivananda Nayaka H, “Effect of equal channel angular pressing on microstructure and mechanical properties of Mg-3Al-1Zn alloy.” International Conference on Engineering Materials and Processes (ICEMAP). During 23rd -24th May, 2013, Chennai, India.
  24. Muralidhar Avvari, Narendranath.S, Shivananda Nayaka H, “Improvement of Mechanical Properties of Aluminum processed by severe plastic deformation (SPD) technique." Fourth International Conference on Recent Advanced in Composite Materials (ICRACM). During 18th -21st February, 2013, Goa, India.
  25. R. Kathiravan, “Nanotechnology”, 2nd National conference on science in Tamil, 28.02.2013, Periyar Maniammai University, Vallam.
  26. R. Kathiravan, “Pool boiling characteristics of water over a horizontal stainless steel tube heater”, International conference on Mechanical and production Engineering (ICMPE), Tirupati  on 15th Feb., 2013.
  27. R. Kathiravan, “Pool boiling of water over a stainless steel flat plate heater”, International conference on advance in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (ICAMIE), IRNet held at Chennai on 30th Sep., 2012.
  28. Muluwork,K,  &Desta  G “ PV Diesel Hybrid Power System for Rural Electrification  in Ethiopia  a Way Forward  for Sustainable Development” International conference  on sustainable  Development  through Science and Technology, Adama science and Technology University, Astu, Adama , Ethiopia 2012.
  29. R. Kathirvan, “Pool boiling characteristics of Nano fluids” National level conference conducted by Velammal Engineering College, Chennai. During Nov.2009.
  30. R. Kathiravan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Ramesh Chandra, “ Pool boiling Characteristics of Nanofluids” 19th National and 8th International ISHMT- ASME conference on Heat and Mass transfer,  Paper no. NFF -1, Abstract page no. 175, JNTU Hyderabad, January 3-5, 2008
  31. R. Kathiravan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Ramesh Chandra, “Preparation characterization of Copper nanoparticles and their effects on pool boiling” 35th National Conference of Fluid mechanics and Fluid power (FMFP-2008),  Proceeding page from 455 to 462 , PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore during December 11-13, 2008.
  32. R. Kathiravan, “Effect of addition of polymer (PVA) for energy saving in pumping of water through pipe lines”, National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering- RAME05 scheduled on 24th March 2005, Noorul Islam College of Engineering, Kanyakumari.
  33. R. Kathiravan, “Opportunities and Challenges faced by Indian Pharma”, ONGC sponsored National level seminar on Global competitiveness of Indian Industries on 27th March, 2004 at EGS Pillay Engineering College, Nagapattinam.  
  34. R. Kathiravan, “Effect of addition of polymer (PVC) for energy saving in pumping of water through pipe lines”, All India Conference on Energy Conservation and Policy options for small and medium scale Industries during 23-24, July 2004 at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.   

Completed Research Activities    

Title

Status

Type

Remark

Design and optimization of rice husk gasifier

Completed

Research

 

Performance evaluation and development of a new solar baking oven

Completed

Research

 

Automatic bag cutting machine (PP bag)

Completed

Community service

 

Manufacturing of Grain separator

completed

Community service

 

Construction  of solar husk separator, dryer and sieving  machine

completed

Community service

 

Ongoing  Research Activities 

Title

Status

Type

Remark

Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) biomass and Charcoal Briquette Technology for Alternative Energy Based Income Generation in Rural Areas of Ethiopia

Ongoing

Research-based project

 

Mechanical behavior analysis of Jutte and bamboo composite to sustainable material for wind turbine

Ongoing

Research

 

Design, development and experimental investigation of solar cooking/baking

under progress

Students dissertation

PhD

Rock-bed thermal energy storage system for coffee drying  

under progress

Students dissertation

PhD

Numerical and experimental analysis on the performance of plant leaf-mimetic 4D printed wind turbine blade

under progress

Students thesis

MSc

Experimental investigation on the performance of box type thermoelectric refrigeration for medical storage

under progress

Students thesis

MSc

Modeling and experimental testing of solar maize dryer

under progress

Students thesis

MSc

Thermal energy auditing on Dashen beer factory

under progress

Students thesis

MSc

Investigation of solar cooker based on solar air heater assisted by phase change material storage unit

under progress

Students thesis

MSc

Modeling and optimization of Ethiopian local alcoholic distillation system (Areke) by using composite pot

under progress

Students thesis

MSc

Theoretical Analysis and Experimental investigation of triple fluid vapor absorption refrigeration system using non-conventional working mixture

under progress

Students thesis

MSc

Experimental and numerical analysis of convective heat transfer in nanofluids

under progress

Students thesis

MSc

Modeling and experimental testing of solar solar powered injera baking

under progress

Students thesis

MSc

Modeling and experimental analysis of mixed mode solar drying system for red pepper

under progress

Students thesis

MSc

Investigation and experimental testing on the performance analysis of artificial roughened solar air heater using expanded metal mesh for agricultural product dryer

under progress

Students thesis

MSc

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