Mechanical Engineering : Research

Area of Interests

1 Dr. Rajesh Rai PROFSSOR & HEAD Optimisation of cutting parameters, nanomachining
2 Mr. Prashanth D A ASST PROFESSOR Composite materials
3 Mr. S. Venkatesh kamath ASST PROFESSOR Heat exchangers, bio gasification
4 Mr. Nithin shet ASST PROFESSOR Manufacturing engineering
5 Mr. Chandrahas ASST PROFESSOR Crack propagation, finite life
6 Mr. Prakhyath ASST PROFESSOR Cryogenics, Refrigeration , Heat exchangers
7 Mr. Vijay kumar H K ASST PROFESSOR Product life cycle management


  1. "Dr. Rajesh Rai" "Development of a surface Roughness Prediction system for machining of hot chromium steel (AISI H11) based on artificial neural network",ARPN journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, vol. 5 Nov 2010 pp 1-7.
  2. "Dr. Rajesh Rai" "Surface roughness modeling of Hot work Chromium Steel (AISI H11) in face milling ",International journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology vol. 4 no 1, June 2010 pp 1-13.
  3. "Dr. Rajesh Rai" "Study of Effect of Heat Treatment Processes on Material properties of Manganese Steels", sahyadri International Journal of Research Vol.2 Dec 2016 pp 56-60
  4. "Dr. Rajesh Rai" "Modeling for the prediction of surface roughness in face milling operation” ,National Conference ETIME-2006 at BMSCE-Bangalore, Feb 10th and 11th 2006.
  5. "Dr. Rajesh Rai" "Statistical modeling of surface roughness in End Milling operation" ,International Journal of Advanced manufacturing Technology(under review)
  6. "Dr. Rajesh Rai" "The statistical modeling of surface roughness in face milling of hot work chromium steel (AISI H11 FAME 2008”,At MEPCO SCHLENK ENGG COLLEGE SIVAKASHI Tamilnadu, 2008.
  7. "Dr. Rajesh Rai" "Surface roughness modeling in End Milling Operation” presented for the International Conference", FIME- 2010” at NITK, SURATHKAL 2010.
  8. "Dr. Rajesh Rai" "Mathematical modeling of face milling operations",National Conference of README-2005 at PACE Mangalore between Dec 1st to3rd 2005.
  9. "Dr. Rajesh Rai" "Modeling for the prediction of surface roughness in face milling operation”,presented for the National Conference ETIME-2006 at BMSCE-Bangalore, Feb 10th and 11th 2006.
  10. "Dr. Rajesh Rai" "Prediction of surface roughness in face milling operation Using factorial design of experiments” ,National conference RTIMES -2007 at SSIT Tumkur, 2008.
  11. "Vijaykumar H K, P.Rajesh Rai " “Dry Sliding Wear Behaviour of AISI 4140 Alloy Steel Manufactured from PowderMetallurgy Technique”, Annual Technical Volume, Institute of Engineers,Vol.1 2017,pp23-26,December 2017.
  12. "Vijaykumar H K, M..S.Uppin" “Some Case Studies on Product Life Cycle Management Applied In Engineering Industries”, International Advanced Research Journal in Science, Engineering and Technology (IARJSET) vol.4 issue 1 ISSN 2394-1588 ,March 2017.
  13. "Vijaykumar H K, M.S.Uppin" “Green Manufacturing-An inevitable need for Metal Casting Firms” ,International Journal of Engineering Technology Research and Management Vol.1 Issue 1 pp01-05 Jan 2017.
  14. " Vijaykumar H K, Sudhir S Sajjan, Nikhil Babu " “A Study on Twist Beam Rear Made up of AISI 1095” ,Indian Journal of Research in Commerce, Management, Engineering and Applied Science (IJRCMEAS) October 2016, ISSN 245-6593,pp73-78.
  15. "Vijaykumar H K, M S Uppin" “A review on Foundries approaching Product Life cycle Management” ,International Journal of Advances in Science and Technology (IJAST) October 2016, pp 23-27.
  16. "Vijaykumar H K" “Employing the Artificial Neural Network to envisage the shore hardness of PolyTetraFluoroEthylene tubes after extrusion” ,International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation(IJMEA) DOI:10.5923/c.ijmea.201601.10 September 2016, pp54-57.
  17. " Vijaykumar H K, Nikhil Babu ,T Sudhir S Sajjan" “Assessment of Wear resistance and Hardness of ZA27,Al7075 Hypoeutectic and Hypereutectic Al-Si alloys.” ,International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering,ISSN:2320-2092 Special issue September 2016,pp70-74
  18. "Vijaykumar H K, Muhammed Naseef M.A, Sameer" “Analysis of Fatigue behaviour and Impact strength of IS 500/7 Grade Ductile Iron Subjected to Austempering Heat treatment” ,IPASJ International Journal of Mechanical Engineering (IIJME) , ISSN: 2231-6441. Vol3, issue5, May2015, pp88-93.
  19. "Vijaykumar H K, Shakir K.A, Ahamed Aahraf" “Analysis of Tensile strength and Hardness of IS 500/7 Grade Ductile Iron Subjected to Austempering Heat treatment” ,International Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology Research (IJSETR), ISSN: 2278-7798,Vol4,issue5,May2015, pp 1651-1654.
  20. "Vijaykumar H K, Maruthiprashanth, Naveed Ahmad Bilagi, Khan Maaz Shehzad" “Analysis of the Flexure Behavior and Compressive Strength of Fly Ash Core Sandwiched Composite Material” ,Int. Journal of Engineering Research and Applications ISSN: 2248-9622, Vol. 4, Issue 7 (Version 1), July 2014, pp.41-48.
  21. "Vijaykumar H K, Maruthi Prashanth, Sajjad Saheb , Vigneshwar Nayak" “Experimental Investigation of the Tensile strength and Compressive strength of Fly Ash Core Sandwiched Composite Material”, IOSR Journal of Engineering ISSN (e): 2250-3021, ISSN (p): 2278-8719 Vol. 04, Issue 06 (June. 2014), V5,pp.01-10.
  22. " Vijaykumar H K, Aboobaker Siddiq and Muhammed Sinan "“Optimization of Turning Parameters Using Taguchi Technique for MRR and Surface Roughness of Hardened AISI 52100 Steel”, Int. Journal of Engineering Research and Applications ISSN: 2248-9622, Vol. 4, Issue 5(Version1), May 2014, pp.39-44.
  23. "Vijaykumar H K, Ahamed Kabir and Ganesh Raj " “Experimental Investigation of Material Removal Rate and Tool Wear in turning of hardened AISI52100 steel using Taguchi Technique” ,International Organization of Scientific Research Journal ISSN: 2250-3021, Vol.4, Issue 5, (Version5), May2014, pp.13-18.
  24. "Vijaykumar H K, Nikhil Babu T , Sudhir S Sajjan" “Programmed system for identifying type of flake graphite as per ASTM A247 using MATLAB” International Conference On Research, Design And Development In Engineering In Engineering, Management & Sciences " ,held On 24th JAN 2016, at Kalol institute of technology & research center, Ahmedabad, Kalol-382721, Gujarat.
  25. "Prashanth D A , Dr. Umashankar K S , Shivaram K S ", “ Wear charecteristics comparision of cast and powder metallurgy based aluminium silica alloy”, Procedings eleseveir, March 10 , 2017
  26. "Vijaykumar H K,Harshavardhana.B.H, Karthikeya Kamath", “Underwater Robot Communication and Thruster Performance Characteristics: A Research Review”, Proceedings of National Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Material Science and Mechatronics VIIT College, Pune, February 20, 2015.
  27. "Prakhyath, Srinivasan Kasturirengan,Shafi", “ Emissivity measurements at cryogenic temperatures ”, National conference on refrigeration and cryogenics, December 2016
  28. "Prakhyath,Srinivasan Kasturirengan, Shafi", “ Emissivity measurements of coatings cryogenic at lower temperatures ”, Review of scientific instruments (under Review)