Personal Profile

Dr.Prabhu Raja V

Academic Title: Professor (CAS)
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
Date of Joining: 24/02/1997
Educational Qualification(s): B.E ( Mechanical ) - Government College of Technology, Coimbatore - 1992
M.E ( Mechanical ) - PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore - 1994
Ph.D ( Mechanical Engineering ) Supervisor: Dr P Radhakrishnan

Contact Information: vpr.mech@psgtech.ac.in
Google Scholar URL: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=NwyWseQAAAAJ&hl=en

Skills

In Brief


Dr. V. Prabhu Raja, M.E., Ph.D., F.I.E., M.I.S.T.E., is Professor and Associate Head of Mechanical Engineering, PSGCT, Coimbatore. He has to his credit 90 technical papers published in national and international journals and contributed in conferences. He has conducted 30 continuing education programs in the area of finite element analysis and executed 40 industrial consultancy projects. He was the Principal Investigator of eight research projects, sponsored by DST, C-MAT, BRNS and DRDO. He was the Co-investigator of four projects sponsored by DST, AR & DB and AICTE. He has guided six doctoral research scholars and is guiding seven scholars presently. He also served as a Senior Engineer in the Engineering Research Centre, Tata Motors, Pune. He has co-authored five books that includes (i) Engineering Graphics and (ii) Basics of Civil and Mechanical Engineering.

Subject Expertise


Engineering Graphics
Finite Element Analysis
Design of Machine Elements
Design of Transmission Systems
Design of Automotive Systems

Research Area


Structural Integrity
Finite Element Analysis
High Speed Machining





Professional Experience:

Academic

Lecturer (OG), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 24/01/1997 - 23/01/2002 )
Lecturer (Sr.Gr), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 24/01/2002 - 26/09/2005 )
Assistant Professor, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 27/09/2005 - 26/09/2008 )
Associate Professor, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 27/09/2008 - 07/11/2012 )
Professor (CAS), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore , during ( 08/11/2012 - Till Date )

Industrial

Senior Engineer, Engineering Research Centre, The TATA Engineering and Locomotive Company Limited, Pune, during ( 01/03/1994 - 18/01/1997 )


Membership:

Fellow - The Institution of Engineers India (Kolkatta), Kolkatta
Member - C Engineer - The Institution of Engineers India (Kolkatta), Kolkatta
Member - Indian Society for Technical Education , New Delhi




International & National Journals

S.No. Journal Paper Title Year Role Volume
1 JOURNAL OF TESTING AND EVALUATION Influence of magnesium infiltration on compressive behaviour of additively manufactured porous Ti6Al4V structure 2021 Co Author --
2 Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications Static and dynamic behavior of steel-reinforced epoxy granite CNC lathe bed using finite element analysis 2020 Co Author 0
3 Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications Design and analysis of epoxy granite vertical machining centre base for improved static and dynamic characteristics 2019 Main Author 0
4 International Journal of Advance Research and Innovation Applicability of finite element method for prediction of stress concentration on welded joints with defects 2019 Co Author 7
5 ARABIAN JOURNAL FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING Prediction of temperature distribution of the spindle system by proposed finite volume and element method 2019 Main Author 0
6 Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications Structural investigation of steel-reinforced epoxy granite machine tool column by finite element analysis 2018 Main Author 0
7 Int. Journal of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering Experimental and numerical investigations on plasma sprayed ceramic coatings with varying coating thickness 2018 Co Author 7
8 An International Journal of Machining Science and Technology A strategy for minimization of thermal error in headstock assembly of CNC lathe 2018 Main Author 22, pp.1-2
9 Advances in Engineering Software Structural design optimization of roof slab of a pool type sodium cooled fast reactor 2016 Main Author 102
10 Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials Design and Applications Study on static and dynamic characteristics of nettle–polyester composite micro lathe bed 2016 Co Author
11 International Journal on Recent Technologies in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (IJRMEE) Investigation on the effect of fused deposition modeling process parameters on flexural and surface roughness properties of PC-ABS blend 2015 Main Author 2
12 International Journal for Annals of Nuclear Energy Experimental and numerical investigations on roof slab of a pool type sodium cooled fast reactor based on model studies 2015 Main Author 85
13 American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dynamic mechanical properties of fused deposition modelling processed polyphenylsulfone material 2015 Co Author 6
14 Applied Mechanics and Materials, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland Comparative study of wear behavior of multilayer coatings for human prosthesis 2015 Co Author 787
15 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology (IJRASET), Comparison of experimental and analytical methods of obtaining stability lobe diagram for high speed machining processes – A review 2015 Co Author 3
16 International Journal of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering IJMME-IJENS A novel Approach for thermal error modeling in CNC turning centre 2014 Main Author 14
17 Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering An improved analytical model for prediction of heat generation in angular contact ball bearing 2014 Co Author 39
18 International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT) A modeling approach of robust regression for developing thermal error compensation model for CNC turning centre 2014 Co Author 3
19 Applied Mechanics and Materials, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland Minimization of transient temperature fluctuations in high speed spindle bearing 2014 Co Author 592-594
20 International journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Prediction of transient thermo-mechanical behavior of the headstock assembly of a CNC lathe 2014 Co Author 73
21 International Journal of Engineering & Technology Identification, development and testing of thermal error compensation model for a headstock assembly of CNC turning centre 2014 Co Author 3(2)
22 Acta Technica Corviniensis – Bulletin of engineering Metamodel based analysis and its applications : A review 2013 Co Author 6
23 International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET) Stability lobe diagram for high speed machining processes - comparison of experimental and analytical methods – A review 2013 Co Author 2
24 International Journal of Engineering Science Invention Surface error compensation in HSM of thin wall structures 2013 Co Author 2
25 International Journal of Engineering Inventions (IJEI) Optimization of cutting parameters of thin ribs in high speed machining 2013 Co Author 2
26 Frontiers in Aerospace Engineering Statistical based analysis of thermally induced error in computer numerical control (CNC) machining center 2013 Co Author 2
27 Korean Society of Civil Engineers Journal of Civil Engineering Establishment of structural similitude for elastic models and validation of scaling laws 2013 Co Author 17(1)
28 International Journal of Scientific Computing Prediction of stability lobes in high speed machining using fourier series approach 2012 Co Author 6
29 International Journal of Engineering and Science Identification of stability lobes in high-speed machining of thin ribs 2012 Co Author 1
30 European Journal of Scientific Research Prediction and minimisation of temperature rise in high speed spindle with axial flow cooling system 2012 Co Author 77
31 International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research Analysis of high speed spindle with a double helical cooling channel 2012 Co Author 3
32 Journal of Information Systems and Communication Failure analysis of bearing in wind turbine generator gearbox 2012 Co Author 3
33 Research Journal of recent sciences - International Science Congress Association Hexagonal geometrical inclusion to estimate effective thermal conductivity (ETC) of porous system and suspension system including the effect of natural Convection 2012 Co Author 1(1)
34 Research Journal of recent sciences - International Science Congress Association Empirical correlation of various inclusions on the effect of primary and secondary parameters for estimation of thermal conductivity (ETC) of two phase materials 2012 Co Author 1(1)
35 Applied Mechanics and Materials, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland Indian and International scenario on research in thermal minimization in CNC machine tool 2012 Co Author 110-116
36 Annals of Faculty Engineering, Hunedoara, International Journal of Engineering Experimental comparison study between line heat source and plane heat source method to estimate the thermal conductivity of two phase materials 2012 Co Author 3
37 National Journal of Technology Thermo-Mechanical analysis of headstock assembly of CNC lathe under machining conditions 2012 Co Author 8
38 National Journal of Technology Modelling of thermally induced errors of CNC machining centre 2012 Co Author 8
39 International Journal of Engineering (ANNALS) Experimental comparison between line heat source and plane heat source methods to estimate thermal conductivity of two-phase materials 2012 Co Author 10,239-242
40 Research Journal of Recent Sciences Empirical correlation of various inclusions on the effect of primary and secondary parameters for estimation of effective thermal conductivity of two-phase materials 2012 Co Author 1,22-32
41 Research Journal of Recent Sciences Hexagon geometrical inclusion to estimate the effective thermal conductivity of porous system and suspension system including the effect of natural convection 2012 Co Author 1,33-39
42 Annals of Faculty Engineering, Hunedoara, International Journal of Engineering Application of metamodel based on classical and space filling experimental design in design optimization 2011 Main Author 9
43 Annals of Faculty Engineering, Hunedoara Comparison between 2-D and 3-D temperature distribution analysis and effective thermal conductivity (ETC) for various shapes of two phase systems using finite element method 2011 Main Author 9
44 Annals of Faculty Engineering Application of metamodel based on classical and space filling experimental design in design optimization 2011 Main Author 9
45 ACTA Technica Corviniensis - Bulletin of Engineering Temperature distribution study of various inclusions for estimating the effective thermal conductivity of two-phase materials 2011 Co Author 4,131-139
46 International Journal of Engineering (ANNALS) Comparison between 2-D and 3-D temperature distribution analysis and effective thermal conductivity for various shapes of two-phase systems using finite element method 2011 Co Author
47 Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Design optimization of complex structures using metamodels 2010 Main Author 4
48 Annals of Faculty Engineering, Hunedoara, Application of metamodels in design optimization of complex structures 2010 Co Author 8
49 Elsevier - Engineering Failure Analysis(18) Failure analysis of shear pins in wind turbine generator 2010 Co Author 18
50 International Journal of Manufacturing Engineering Development of structural similitude and scaling laws for elastic models 2010 Co Author 3
51 International Journal of Manufacturing Engineering Design optimization of complex structures using metamodels 2010 Co Author --
52 Annals of Faculty Engineering Hunedoara, International Journal of Engineering Influence of primary and secondary parameters on thermal conductivity modeling for two phase materials 2010 Co Author 8
53 Springer - Heat and Mass transfer Comparison of geometry dependent resistance model with standard models for estimation of effective thermal conductivity of two-phase materials 2010 Co Author --
54 Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research Estimation of effective thermal conductivity of two-phase materials using line heat source method 2010 Co Author 69
55 Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Comparison of hexagon and octagon cylinders model with conventional models for effective thermal conductivity estimation of suspension systems 2010 Co Author 69
56 International journal of Thermal Sciences Effective thermal conductivity modeling with primary and secondary parameters for two phase materials 2010 Co Author 14
57 Thermal Science - International Scientific Journal Effective thermal conductivity modeling with primary and secondary parameters for two phase materials 2010 Co Author
58 Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research Estimation of effective thermal conductivity of two phase materials using line heat source method 2010 Co Author
59 Heat Mass Transfer - Springer Publication Comparison of geometry dependent resistance model with standard models for estimation of effective thermal conductivity of two-phase materials 2010 Co Author
60 Journal of Modern Manufacturing Technology Prediction of tool wear using acoustic emission technique 2009 Co Author 1
61 National Journal of Technology Probabilistic design of roof slab of prototype fast breeder nuclear reactors 2008 Co Author 1
62 International Journal of Manufacturing science and Production Self adjusting on-line tool wear compensation in high speed milling 2007 Co Author 8
63 International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology A strategy of investigation on the thermal behavior of motorized spindles under high speed machining 2006 Main Author 27
64 National Journal of Technology Study on dynamic behavior of three wheeled light passenger vehicle using rigid body modeling 2006 Main Author 2
65 National Journal of Technology Theoretical performance evaluation and finite element analysis of differential gear box 2006 Co Author 2(2)
66 Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Sciences, New Delhi Prediction of tool wear in high speed machining using acoustic emission technique and neural network 2006 Co Author 13
67 Journal of the Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering Optimization of parameters influencing the cutting force and heat generation in high speed machining of aluminium alloy using Taguchi techniques 2005 Main Author 34
68 Manufacturing Technology Today Online tool wear monitoring of end milling cutters during high speed machining 2005 Co Author --
69 National Journal of Technology Transient dynamic analysis of truck chassis 2005 Co Author 1
70 National Journal of Technology Investigations on sliding contact characteristics of FRP composite bearings 2003 Co Author --


International & National Conferences

S.No. Conference Title Paper Title Date Role Organized By
1 Fatigue, Durability, and Fracture Mechanics Experimental and numerical prediction of fatigue behavior of ring type specimen 02-10-2020 Main Author Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum
2 Proceedings of AIMTDR 2018 Enhancement of static and dynamic characteristics on micro-lathe bed by the use of alternate form design and composite materials 07-11-2019 Co Author Anna University, Chennai
3 Annual Conclave an Academic Research 2019 A systematic approach for enhancing project work presentation skills of students 17-10-2019 Main Author PSG CARE, Coimbatore
4 Second International conference on Advanced function materials The state of art in bio materials used in human implant – A brief review 19-02-2014 Co Author CSIR, National Institute for inter Disciplinary science and technology,, Tiruvananthapuram



Books Published

S.No. Publisher Title Year Role Edition
1 New Age International Engineering Graphics 2018 Co Author 15th
2 Anuradha Publications Basic Civil and Mechanical Engineering 2018 Co Author IV
3 Scitech Publications (India) Pvt Ltd Computer Aided Drafting & Modeling Lab 2013 Co Author
4 Anuradha Publications Engineering Practices Laboratory Manual 2009 Co Author ---
5 Anuradha Publications Workshop Manual 2008 Co Author --




Special Lectures Delivered

S.No. Event Topic Organizer From To
1 CSIR sponsored One day National level workshop on “ Microwave processing of Materials and Applications in Manufacturing Industries” Design and Manufacturing of machine tool structures with alternate materials Department of Mechanical Engineering, Coimbatore Institute of Engineering and Technology. Coimbatore 08/01/2020 08/01/2020
2 TEQIP Sponsored FDP On "The Art of Teaching and Learning Engineering Graphics" Projection of Planes, Projection of Solids Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut 30/12/2019 03/01/2020
3 AICTE Sponsored Two Weeks Faculty Development Programme on “Vibration Control using Smart Materials” Finite element analysis for product design and development Department of Mechanical Engineering, PSG College of Technology. Coimbatore 11/11/2019 24/11/2019
4 Altair Simulation-Driven Design for Smart Products (An Industry-Academia Collaborative Seminar Series) How Simulation Driven Design Method is Applied in the Product Design and Development Altair India, Bangalore 02/08/2019 02/08/2019



Programmes Organised

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Sponsoring Agency No. of Audience
1 Online Workshop on “Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering” (RAME 2021) 30-04-2021 30-04-2021 - 120
2 2D and 3D Modeling using Fusion 360 04-05-2020 21-05-2020 Autodesk Inc. 150
3 The Future-World Design-workshop using Autodesk Fusion 360 08-12-2019 08-12-2019 - 92
4 Outcome based education 23-04-2019 24-04-2019 , 30
5 TEQIP II Sponsored One Day Research Workshop on “Fracture Mechanics Approach to Design” 10-12-2016 TEQIP II 50
6 “Technology Roadmap on Manufacturing (Technology Vision 2035) Release Function” 20-08-2016 TIFAC, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India 120
7 TEQIP II Sponsored faculty development programme on “Finite Element Method & its Applications” 10-07-2016 16-07-2016 TEQIP II 25
8 Finite Element Method & Its Applications 10-07-2016 16-07-2016 TEQIP 40
9 Third National Conference on Energy Efficient Mechanical System Design and Manufacturing 22-04-2016 PSG 120
10 Durability Assessment and Crack Growth Simulation Using FEM 11-01-2016 13-01-2016 PSG College of Technology 45
11 TEQIP II Sponsored “Advanced Finite Element Analysis Techniques for Automobile Applications” 28-04-2014 04-05-2014 TEQIP II 30
12 AICTE sponsored SDP on “Strategies for Environmentally Conscious Product Design and Manufacturing” 02-06-2013 15-06-2013 AICTE 50
13 National Workshop on “Mathematics for Electrical and Mechanical Sciences-MEMS-2012 02-03-2012 03-03-2012 -- 80
14 One day Workshop on “On-line PSG Design Data Web Portal” 23-12-2011 DST 75
15 Faculty development programme on “Computer Integrated Design 21-11-2011 05-12-2011 Anna University, Coimbatore 30
16 One day Orientation workshop on “Computer Aided Design and Simulation using Autodesk Inventor” 30-08-2011 AUTODESK 75
17 One day Orientation workshop on “Computer Aided Design and Simulation using Autodesk Inventor” 29-08-2011 AUTODESK 60
18 First National Conference on “Emerging Trends in CAD / CAM / CIM” 29-04-2011 PSGCT 100
19 First National Conference on “Energy Efficient Mechanical System Design and Manufacturing (EMSDM) 11-03-2011 12-03-2011 PSGCT 90
20 Energy Efficient Mechanical Systems for Design and Manufacturing EMSDM 2011 11-03-2011 12-03-2011 ---- 120
21 One day work shop on “Computer Aided Design and Simulation using Autodesk Inventor” 07-02-2011 AUTODESK 50
22 One day workshop on “Advanced Engineering analysis using ANSYS Software 19-03-2010 PSGCT 20
23 Indo-Us Workshop on “Product Design - Impact from Research to Education to Practice” 15-03-2010 16-03-2010 Indo-US Science and Technology, New Delhi 50
24 Indo-Us Workshop on “Smart Machine tools, Intelligent Machining Systems and Multi-scale Manufacturing” 18-12-2008 20-12-2008 Indo-US Science and Technology, New Delhi 40



Programmes Attended

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Organized by Sponsoring Agency
1 Professional Development Training (PDT) under TEQIP III 23/09/2019 27/09/2019 Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur TEQIP
2 Outcome Based Education 10/12/2018 11/12/2018 College of Engineering, Pune TEQIP
3 Analysis of Nonlinear Problems by the Finite Element Method 19/12/2016 29/12/2016 Malaviya NIT, Jaipur Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN), MHRD, Govt of India
4 Further Education Leadership Development Programme - Workshop IV 18/03/2016 19/03/2016 NITTTR, Chennai AICTE - British Council, New Delhi
5 Further Education Leadership Development Programme - Workshop III 05/10/2015 07/10/2015 NITTTR, Chennai AICTE - British Council, New Delhi
6 Further Education Leadership Development Programme - Workshop II 27/04/2015 29/04/2015 NITTTR, Chennai AICTE - British Council, New Delhi
7 Further Education Leadership Development Programme - Workshop I 03/12/2014 05/12/2014 NITTTR, Chennai AICTE - British Council, New Delhi


Awards and Achievements

S.No. Title of the Award Awarded By Date of Achievement
1 PSG Teacher of the Year Award 2015 PSG Sons and Charities 05/09/2015



Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : Completed

S.No. Name of the Candidate Title of the Thesis Date of Completion
1 Dr B Selvakumar
Studies on Effective Thermal Conductivity of Two Phase Materials Considering Natural Convection 07-01-2021
2 Dr P Palpandian
Prediction And Enhancement of Stability of High Speed Spindles and Thin-Walled Structures 12-01-2016
3 Dr R Sathiyamoorthy
Investigations on Thermo Mechanical Behaviour of High Speed Spindle 08-05-2015
4 Dr S Ramesh Babu
Experimental and Numerical Investigations on the Thermally Induced Errors in CNC Lathe 31-10-2014
5 Dr M Ramu
Investigations On Box Type Configuration Of Roof Slab For Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor 02-07-2014
6 Dr A P Senthilkumar
Analytical, Numerical and Experimental Investigations on Effective Thermal Conductivity Measurement 10-01-2012



Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : In Progress

S.No. Name of the Candidate Area of Research
1 Mr V Gautham
Structural Integrity
2 Mr G T Ebron Shaji
Structural Integrity
3 Mr A Adhiyamaan
Additive Manufacturing
4 Mr S Mohanraj
High Speed Machining
5 Mr P Dhanabal
Composite Materials
6 Mr M Kalayarasan
Composite Materials
7 Mr M Thirumalai Muthukumaran
High Speed Machining

Sponsored Research Projects

S.No. Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Role
1 Study on design of light weight aluminum structure for sea environment LRDE, DRDO, Bangalore Principal Investigator
2 Development of Alternate Materials for Improving Dynamic Response and Damping properties of machine tool structures Office of the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, New Delhi Principal Investigator
3 Investigations on Structural Integrity of Dome Shaped Roof Slab of Future SFRs BRNS, Mumbai Principal Investigator
4 Online PSG design data portal Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi Co Investigator
5 Thermal modeling of various inclusions for two-phase materials AICTE, New Delhi Co Investigator
6 Compensation of steady state thermal deformation of machining centre under a specified load cycle Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi Principal Investigator
7 Experimental and numerical investigations of roof slab for future fast breeder reactors IGCAR, Kalpakkam Principal Investigator
8 Design and development of smart composite structure for active suppression and shape control AICTE, New Delhi Co Investigator
9 Modeling of Thermally Induced Errors in CNC Machine Tools C-MAT, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi Principal Investigator
10 Investigations on tool condition monitoring in high speed machining using acoustic emission technique Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi Principal Investigator
11 Investigations on high speed machining of light alloy structures for aerospace applications AR&DB, New Delhi Co Investigator
12 Investigations on high speed machining of metals Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi Principal Investigator