Research Areas

  • MR Fluids
  • External Squeeze Film damper
  • Journal Bearings
  • Structural Composites/Composite shafts
  • Metal matrix composites
  • Internal squeeze film damper
  • Heat pipes
  • Non Traditional Machining (Abrasive Water Wet Cutting and Wire cut Electric Discharge Machining)

Research Faculty Details

# Faculty Research Area
1.Dr. B.S. SureshStructural Dynamics
2.Dr. L. RavikumarFlutter studies, External dampers, journal bearings
3.Dr. Rudra NaikHeat pipes
4.Dr. G. GiridharaFlexible shafts, Internal squeeze film dampers, structural dynamics
5.H.M ShivaprasadInternal Squeeze film dampers, structural dynamics, vibration analysis
6.Dr. R.N. Ravi KumarThrust foil bearings, structural dynamics
7.Dr. Y.S. RammohanFretting studies, structural dynamics
8.Dr. Bheemsha AryaThermal analysis
9.Dr. Ravi L.Thermal analysis, CFD, Nuclear physics
10.Dr. G. Saravana kumarExternal squeeze film damper, Hydraulics & Pneumatic,
11.Dr. Santhosh Structural dynamics, MEMs
12.Dr. Vinod C. AralimattiArtificial Intelligence, Structural dynamics
13.Dr. M. RamachandraMaterial Characterization and Composite materials
14.Dr. S. SrinivasMaterial Characterization and Composite materials
15.Dr. H.K. Ranga VittalCarbon Composite Shafts (PTO Shafts), Structural dynamics

Research Scholars

S.No Details
1.

Guide Name : Dr. Rudra Naik

Student Name : Deepak C

Field of Study : Refrigeration and Air-conditioning

Scholar Type : Full Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2019

2.

Guide Name : Dr. Vardhaman S Mudukappanavar

Student Name : Roopa D

Field of Study : CVD and PCD coating

Scholar Type : Full Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2019

Status : PURSUING

3.

Guide Name : Dr. Anil Chandra AR

Student Name : Siddharth Kumar

Field of Study : Fracture Mechanics

Scholar Type : Full Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2019

4.

Guide Name : Dr. Giridhara G

Student Name : Yathish Muddappa PP

Field of Study : Composite Structure

Scholar Type : Full Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2018

5.

Guide Name : Dr. M Ramachandra

Student Name : Sunil Kumar T A

Field of Study : Thermal analysis of advanced FRP composites

Scholar Type : Full Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2018

6.

Guide Name : Dr. Giridhara G

Student Name : Manjunatha K

Field of Study : Thermal Spray Coating

Scholar Type : Full Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2018

7.

Guide Name : Dr. Bheemsha Arya

Student Name : Maharudra

Field of Study : Laminated Composites

Scholar Type : Full Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2018

8.

Guide Name : Dr. M Ramachandra

Student Name : Shridhara Chadaga

Field of Study : Aerospace Quality

Scholar Type : Part Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2018

9.

Guide Name : Dr. Bheemsha Arya

Student Name : Shivakumara N V

Field of Study : Thermoacoustic Refrigeration System

Scholar Type : Full Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2017

10.

Guide Name : Dr. K Venkatrao

Student Name : Subhash chandra K S

Field of Study : Vibration and Buckling Analysis

Scholar Type : Full Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2017

11.

Guide Name : Dr. S Srinivas

Student Name : Niranjan C A

Field of Study : Abrasive water jet cutting

Scholar Type : Full Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2016

12.

Guide Name : Dr. S Srinivas

Student Name : Venkatesh R

Field of Study : Hot and Cold Forging of Aluminium/SiC metal matrix composites

Scholar Type : Part Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2013

13.

Guide Name : Dr. S Srinivas

Student Name : N R Prabhuswamy

Field of Study : Abrasive Water Jet cutting of Al-MMCs

Scholar Type : Part Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2012

14.

Guide Name : Dr. S Srinivas

Student Name : Balasubramanya H S

Field of Study : Abrasive wear

Scholar Type : Part Time

Qualification : Ph.D

Year of Admission : 2011

Contact Person: DR. RAMMOHAN Y.S.
Research Facility: Fretting Corrosion Test Rig
Description: Normal Load: 20-200 N Frequency: 5-50 Hz Frictional Load: Max. 200N Temperature: Ambient to 300 degree centigrade Indenter: Spherical Ball and Cylindrical Pin type Specimen: Flat Bar
Files:
Contact Person: Dilip Maruti
Research Facility: CNC Vertical milling centre & Turning centre
Files:
Contact Person: Dr. M. Ramachandra
Research Facility: “C” Frame 20 Ton Press
Description: Capacity: 20 Ton • Cylinder Diameter: 150 bore • Cylinder Stroke: 300 mm, Ram Dia: 110 mm • Power: 5hp x 1400 rpm, 3 ph • Bed Size: 400 x 400 mm • T slot Size: T 14 • Daylight Gap: 500 mm • Working Height: 750 mm • Depth of Throat 250 mm • Down Speed: 10 mm/ sec • Maximum Operating Pressure: 120 bar • Maximum Testing Pressure 170 bar
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Contact Person: Dr. M. Ramachandra
Research Facility: Scanning Electron Microscope TESCAN-VEGA3 LMU
Description: Resolution: 3.0 nm at 30 kV • Magnification: Continuous from 4.5 X to 1,000,000 X • Maximum Field of View: 0.08 μm • Accelerating Voltage: 200 V to 30 kV • Electron Gun: Tungsten Heated Cathode • Probe Current: 1 pA to 2 μA • Scanning speed: From 20 ns to 10 ms per Pixel Adjustable in Steps or Continuously • Image Size: Up to 8,192x8,192 Pixels in 32-bit Quality.
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Contact Person: Dr. M. Ramachandra
Research Facility: X-Ray Diffraction Analyzer
Description: Scanning range (2θ) 1. 2θ range is - 40⁰ to +220⁰ 2. θ range is –15⁰ to +181⁰ 3. 2θ linearity over the complete range is equal or better than +/- 0.02 ⁰ Minimum Step Size: Minimum step size 0.001⁰ • Angular Reproducibility (2θ): Reproducibility of ±0.0001⁰ with components mounted. • Resolution: 0.029 ⁰ 2θ with PIXcel @ 21.4⁰ (low angle) 2θ • Goniometer Angular Linearity: Guaranteed 2θ linearity is ≤ 0.02⁰ 2θ over the complete angular range. • X-Ray Generator: Capacity of 4 kW (60 kV and 100 mA), Current: 5 – 100 mA in steps of 1mA,
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Contact Person: Dr. G. Giridhara
Research Facility: Thin Films Coating System-Wet Chemical Route
Description: Pulse Reverse Plating Rectifier (Voltage: up to 30 V & Current: 20 Amps) Speed: 50 to 200 rpm. Temperature Control Panel Temperature Controlled Batteries
Files:
Contact Person: Dr. G. Giridhara
Research Facility: Inter Shaft Squeeze Film Damper Test Rig
Description: Damper Ring Diameter: Inner Diameter = 62 mm Outer Diameter = 68 mm Variable Speed upto 16,000 rpm
Files:
Contact Person: Dr. G. Giridhara
Research Facility: Flexible Shafts / Smart Shafts
Description: Diameter of the Shafts: 25 mm Variable Speed: up to 6000 rpm Length of the shafts upto 1000 mm
Files:
Contact Person: Prof. G. Dilip Maruthi and Prof. R. Suresh Kumar
Research Facility: High Temperature Pin-On Disc Tribometer
Description: Pin Diameter: Min. 3 mm - Max. 8 mm Disc Diameter: 165×8 mm Track Diameter: Min. 50mm - Max. up to 150 mm Ball Diameter: Min. 4 mm - Max. 8 mm Sliding Velocity: Min. 0.5 m/s - Max. 10 m/s Disc Speed: Min. 200 rpm - Max. 2000 rpm Normal Load: Min. 5 N - Max. 200 N Friction Force: Min. 0 N - Max. 200 N Wear: Min. 0 μm - Max. 2000 μm Environment Chamber Heating: up to 400 ⁰C Pin Heating Temperature: up to 300 ⁰C
Files:
Contact Person: Dr. Ravikumar L.
Research Facility: Damping Characteristics of Rotors Using MR Fluid as Damping Medium Test Rig
Description: Rotor Diameter and Length: 40 mm & 200 mm Maximum Clearance: 2 mm Temperature: up to 100 0C Maximum Speed: 6000 rpm Load: 50 gm (Unbalanced mass)
Files:
Contact Person: Dr. H.K Ranga Vittal
Research Facility: Composite shaft testing rig
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Contact Person: Dr. Rudra Naik
Research Facility: Heat pipe test rig
Files:
Contact Person: Dr. Ravikumar L.
Research Facility: Damping and Stiffness Characteristics of Rotors with Non - Newtonian Fluid as Damping Medium Test Rig
Description: Rotor diameter and length: 35 mm & 200 mm Drive: Variable Frequency Drive Maximum Speed: 6000 rpm Max. Clearance : 2 mm
Files:
Contact Person: Dr. Ravikumar L.
Research Facility: Semi Active Journal Bearing Test Rig
Description: Rotor diameter and L/D ratio: 40 mm and 1 Drive: Variable Frequency Drive up to 6000 rpm Clearance: 200 μm Profile : Circular, Two Lobe, Three Lobe Load: By Using Unbalance Mass
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Contact Person: Dr. S Srinivas
Research Facility: Abrasive Water Jet Cutting
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Contact Person: Dr. Ugrasen G and Dr. S Srinivas
Research Facility: Wire cut Electric Discharge Machining
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Research Grants

Project Title : Optimization of Heat and Mass Exchanger used in indirect evaporating cooling working on maisotsenko cycle

Sanctioned Year : 2018

Amount : 25 lakh

Funding/Sanction agency : SERB-DST

Status : Ongoing

Principal Investigators : Dr. Rudra Naik

Project Title : Development of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) Torque Transmission tube

Sanctioned Year : 2016

Amount : 17,30,935

Funding/Sanction agency : CVRDE

Status : Ongoing

Principal Investigators : H.K. Rangavittal

Project Title : Inter-shaft Squeeze Film Dampers – An Exploratory Study

Sanctioned Year : 2016

Amount : 10 lakh

Funding/Sanction agency : GATET

Status : Completed

Principal Investigators : Dr. G. Giridhara

Project Title : Exploratory Studies On Introducing Damping For Flexible Shafts

Sanctioned Year : 2016

Amount : 9.2 lakh

Funding/Sanction agency : GATET

Status : Completed

Principal Investigators : Dr. G. Giridhara

Project Title : Design and Implementation of Wireless Energy Harvesting

Sanctioned Year : 2015

Amount : Rs 8,94,180

Funding/Sanction agency : GTRE

Status : Completed

Principal Investigators : Dr. G. Giridhara

Project Title : Thermal Management Of Space Electronics Using Pulsating Heat Pipes

Sanctioned Year : 2015

Amount : 10 lakh

Funding/Sanction agency : TEQIP

Status : Completed

Principal Investigators : Dr. Rudra Naik

Project Title : Abrasive water jet cutting of Advanced materials

Sanctioned Year : 2015

Amount : 89 lakh

Funding/Sanction agency : TEQIP

Status : Completed

Principal Investigators : Dr. S. Srinivas

Project Title : Static And Dynamic Testing Of Padded Seals

Sanctioned Year : 2015

Amount : 10 lakh

Funding/Sanction agency : TEQIP

Status : Completed

Principal Investigators : Dr. J Sharana Basavaraja

Project Title : Design, Analysis And Testing Of Flexible Composite Shaft For Axial And Lateral Misalignment

Sanctioned Year : 2015

Amount : 8 lakh

Funding/Sanction agency : TEQIP

Status : Completed

Principal Investigators : Dr. H K Rangavittal

Project Title : To Conduct Studies On Metal Contacts To Estimate Fretting Corrosion Phenomenon

Sanctioned Year : 2015

Amount : 9.5 lakh

Funding/Sanction agency : TEQIP

Status : Completed

Principal Investigators : Dr. Rammohan Y S Dr. M G Patil

Project Title : Microstructural and Tribological Properties Of Modified Al-si Alloys Solidified Under Influence Of Mechanical Vibration

Sanctioned Year : 2015

Amount : 10 lakh

Funding/Sanction agency : TEQIP

Status : Completed

Principal Investigators : Dr. Tataram K. Chavan

Project Title : Machining Studies Of Advanced Materials Using Wire Cut Electric Discharge Machine (WEDM)

Sanctioned Year : 2015

Amount : 15 lakh

Funding/Sanction agency : TEQIP

Status : Completed

Principal Investigators : Dr. G. Ugrasen

Project Title : Development Of Hard Coatings To Enhance Corrosion Resistance Of Metals Used In Underwater & Automotive Applications

Sanctioned Year : 2015

Amount : 13.65 lakh

Funding/Sanction agency : TEQIP

Status : Completed

Principal Investigators : Dr. G Giridhara

Project Title : High Temperature Wear Studies Of Thermal Barriers Coatings On Babbit Material

Sanctioned Year : 2015

Amount : 10 lakh

Funding/Sanction agency : TEQIP

Status : Completed

Principal Investigators : R. Suresh Kumar Dilip Maruthi

Project Title : Performance Studies Of Semi Active Journal Bearing

Sanctioned Year : 2013

Amount : 5.75 lakh

Funding/Sanction agency : R & D, BMSCE

Status : Completed

Principal Investigators : Dr.L.Ravi Kumar

Research Student Publications

Student Name : B.M.Umesh Gowda, H.V.Ravindra, G.V.Naveen Prakash and P.Nishantha

Title of the Paper : Optimization of process parameters in drilling of epoxy Si3N4 composite material

Faculty Coordinator : G.Ugrasen

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Student Name : M. Sudheer and Ashwin Shetty

Title of the Paper : Finite Element Investigations of Temperature Distribution in Fins with Circular Perforations

Faculty Coordinator : Prof. Shashiraj Somayaji

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Student Name : Vishwa R Surya, K.M.Vinay Kumar, R.Keshavamurthy and H V Ravindra

Title of the Paper : Prediction of Machining Characteristics using Artificial Neural Network in Wire EDM of Al7075 based In-situ Composite

Faculty Coordinator : Dr. G.Ugrasen

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Student Name : Gurupavan H R, Devegowda T M and Ravindra H V

Title of the Paper : Estimation of Machining Performances in WEDM of Aluminium based Metal Matrix Composite Material using ANN

Faculty Coordinator : Ugrasen G

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Student Name : Shiva Pradeep N and Padmakumar Muthuswamy

Title of the Paper : A Review on Influence of Cutting Edge Micro Geometry On Machining

Faculty Coordinator : B. N. Sarada

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Student Name : Janardhan R, Nikhil Magdum and Arunachala

Title of the Paper : CFD Analysis of two-PCB Architecture for the Application in Data Storage Industry

Faculty Coordinator : Dr. J Sharana Basavaraja

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Student Name : Sharath B. N

Title of the Paper : Effect of Orientation of Semi-Elliptical Crack in a Turbine Blade on Stress Intensity Factor

Faculty Coordinator : Dr. J. Sharana Basavaraja and Shivashankar R Srivatsa

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Student Name : Amith Kumar Gajakosh, R.Keshavamurthy and Adarsh.H

Title of the Paper : Investigation on Mechanical Behavior of Hot Rolled A17075-TiB2 In-situ Metal Matrix Composite

Faculty Coordinator : Dr. Ugrasen G

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Research Documents

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Title : MoU with APEX HI-TECH INSTITUTE

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2.

Title : MoU with Ducom Instruments

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3.

Title : MoU with CARL ZEISS

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4.

Title : MoU with Elite

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5.

Title : MoU with National Aerospace Laboratories

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Title : MoU with SicalAbrasives

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