Mr. K. Ravikumar

Assistant Professor (O.G)

Education

  • Ph.D (Pursuing)
  • M.E., in CAD/CAM, Sathyabama University, 2009
  • B.E., in Mechanical Engineering, Dr. MGR Engineering College, University of Madras, 2000

Other Details

Courses

Theory Courses Handled:

  • Basic Mechanical Engineering
  • Automotive Safety and  Ergonomics
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Materials Technology
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
  • Non-Traditional Machining Techniques
  • Process Planning and Cost Estimation
  • Introduction to human body mechanics
  • Mechanical Engineering Design
  • Finite element method
  • Design of Transmission system
  • Technology of Surface coating
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Design for Manufacturing and Assembly
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing

Lab Courses Handled:

  • Engineering Graphics
  • Civil and Mechanical Engineering Workshop
  • Active Learning Laboratory
  • Comprehension
  • Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
  • Strength of Materials Laboratory
  • Manufacturing and Assembly Drawing
  • Industrial Training
  • Minor Project
  • Automation Laboratory
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing Laboratory
  • Computer Aided Design Laboratory
  • Major Project
  • Simulation Laboratory
  • Machine Dynamics Laboratory
  • Materials Technology Laboratory
  • Manufacturing Process Laboratory

Courses Completed:

  • Completed one week course on “The art of doing Research” during march 2018, at Anna University
  • Completed Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC) on “DST-NIMAT PROJECT”, at SRMIST, Vadapalani during September 2018.

Publications

List of Journal Publication:

  • Ravikumar, S.Karthikeyan “Mechanical and Wear Characteristics of Al-Al2O3-SiC Hybrid Metal Matrix Composite Fabricated using Stir casting Process”, (Published in International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Research India Publications, Volume 14, Number 8 , Apr 2019, pp. 1865-1869
  • Ravikumar, S.Karthikeyan, I.Sureshkannan “Mechanical Properties and Machinability of Aluminium and Aluminium-Silicon Carbide Composites Processed by Equal Channel Angular Pressing (ECAP)” (Published in Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, Taylor and Francis Publications, Oct 2020, Scopus indexed Journal)
  • Iyappan, S. K., Karthikeyan, S., Ravikumar, K., Makkar, S., Rutvi Uday, K., & R. V, M. (2020). Mechanical properties and machinability of aluminium and aluminium-silicon Carbide Composites Processed by Equal Channel Angular Pressing (ECAP). Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, 1-14.
  • Ravikumar, K., Ganesan, S., & Karthikeyan, S. (2021). Equal channel angular pressing and mechanical investigation of magnesium composite with aluminium oxide and silicon carbide as reinforcements. Materials Today: Proceedings, 45, 6103-6107.
  • Hariharan, M. K., Anderson, A., Kumar, K. R., & Senthilkumar, A. (2021).Optimization of machining parameters in turning of LM6 high silicon aluminium alloy using aluminium titanium nitride and diamond like carbon coated carbide tool. Materials Today: Proceedings, 45, 5853-5859.
  • Hariharan, M. K., Rajkamal, M. D., Ravikumar, K., & Mohammed, M. S. (2021).Investigation on effect of TiN, TiAlN & DLC-triple layer coated carbide tool in machining of Al-Si 4032 alloy. Materials Today: Proceedings.
  • Ravikumar, K., Ganesan, S., & Karthikeyan, S. (2021).Equal channel angular pressing and mechanical investigation of magnesium composite with aluminium oxide and silicon carbide as reinforcements. Materials Today: Proceedings, 45, 6103-6107.
  • Ravikumar, M.Kamatchi hariharan “Study of multilayer coating on carbide tool in machining of high silicon aluminium alloy”.  Published in Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier publications, Scopus indexed Journal.

Conference Publications:

  • Umapathy, K.Ravikumar, “Mechanical characterization and comparison of polymer reinforced glass fibre and carbon fibre laminates”, in national conference on ‘Advances in materials and manufacturing technique (NCAMMT 17) at SRMIST,Vadapalani.
  • Sureshkannan, S.Karthikeyan, K.Ravikumar“Impact of laser micro textured cutting tool inserts filled with graphite in reducing chip adhesion during the turning process of aluminium alloy AA2025”,(Published in International Journal of Mechanical and production Engineering Research and development, Trans Stellar publications, Vol.08, Issue. 2, pp. 1285-1292, 2018, Scopus indexed Journal, Impact factor(JCC): 7.6197)
  • Ravikumar, “Experimental study of mechanical and machining characteristics of equal channel angular pressing of aluminium hybrid composite”, national conference on current research outcomes in mechanical engineering 2019at SRMIST, Vadapalani
  • Ravikumar, “Mechanical and wear behavior of magnesium hybrid composite reinforced by silicon carbide and graphite”, national conference on current research outcomes in mechanical engineering 2019at SRMIST, Vadapalani
  • Karthikeyan, K.Ravikumar,” Study of the effect of equal channel angular pressing on machining characteristics in electrical discharge machining of AA6061”, virtual national conference on ‘Advanced research in mechanical sciences(ARMS-2021), at SRMIST,Vadapalani, 06-07 August 2021.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Ravikumar, K., Kumaresan, G., & Velraj, R. (2021). Enthalpy based mathematical modelling for thermal energy storage filled with paraffin encapsulated balls as storage material. Materials Today: Proceedings, 45, 6006-6010.
  • Kannan, I. S., Karthikeyan, S., & Ravikumar, K. (2020, September). Lubrication Performance of Castor Oil Blended with Other Vegetable Oils in Grinding of Inconel 625. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering(Vol. 923, No. 1, p. 012027). IOP Publishing.
  • Ravikumar, A.Joseph EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION AND PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT OF THERMOSYPHON USING PHASE CHANGE MATERIAL, organized by RSP conference hub, Coimbatore and sreenidhi institute of science & technology, Hyderabad, 06-07 May 2021
  • Ravikumar, S.Karthikeyan, M.Kamatchi hariharan “Mechanical Investigation of Magnesium Composite with Boron Carbide and Graphite as Reinforcements Processed by Equal Channel Angular Pressing”, in the virtual ‘International conference on recent advances in manufacturing engineering research(ICRAMER 2021), organized by SRMIST, Kattankulathur, 15-16 April 2021

Programme Attended

Workshop:

  • “A workshop on Artificial intelligence and machine learning” organised by Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, SRM IST, Vadapalani on 16th&17th December 2019.
  • “A Workshop on Basics of IPR And Procedure to File a Patent” organised by Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, SRM IST, Vadapalani on 14thOctober 2019.
  • “e -Varsity Training Academic module” organised by SRM University, Chennai on 19th February 2015.
  • “Publishing Research Paper in Scopus indexed journals” organised by IET Chennai Chapter, at SRM University Chennai on 9thAugust 2016.
  • “Intellectual Property rights & innovations” organised by SRM University, Chennai on 13thMay 2016.
  • “Recent developments in metal forming and its research aspects”, organized by SRMIST, Kattankulathur, 29 – 30 November 2018
  • “Materials characterization techniques” organized by SRMIST, Vadapalani, 10-11 December 2018
  • “Paper publishing workshop” organized by Institution of Engineering and Technology, 08 August 2016
  • “Big data in IOT”, organized by Institution of Engineering and Technology, 02 July 2016.
  • “IOT Architecture for smart engineering applications”, organized by SRMIST, Vadapalani, 21-22 February 2020.
  • “Two days workshop on Product design and development”, organized in association with Dassault systems-SATC, Chennai, SRMIST, Vadapalani
  • “Recent trends in sustainable green manufacturing”, organized by SRMIST, Kattankulathur, 18-19 November 2019
  • “IOT architecture for smart engineering applications”, organized by SRMIST, Vadapalani, 21-22 February 2020.

  Faculty Development Program:

  • “Industrial Robotics & Automation” AICTE SPONSORED ATAL Programme organised Government College of Engineering, Srirangam from 25th November 2019- 29th November 2019.
  • “Design of Experiments and optimization techniques” organised by Department of mechanical Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai on 18th to 25th January 2018.
  • “CNC Turning and CNC Milling – Programming and Operations” organised by IET Chennai Chapter, at SRM University Chennai on 15thand 16th May 2017.
  • “TreatingEnglish as a Language – conquering Fear & Anxiety in using English” organised by SRM University, Chennai on 28th to 30th January 2015.
  • “Research paper writing with hands –on using latex” organised by SRMIST, Vadapalani on 28 & 29 June 2018
  • “Process quality through optimization techniques and waste utilization in steel manufacturing”, organized by Ballari institute of technology and management, Ballari, 20 – 23 May 2015.
  • “ Management of quality circles for effectiveness of educational institutions”, organized by SRMIST, Vadapalani, 25 th June 2015
  • “Mechanical behaviour of structural materials”, organized by SRMIST, Kattankulathur, 12-18 May 2017
  • “IIOT use cases in manufacturing”, organized by SRMIST, Vadapalani, 26thMarch 2021
  • “Applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning in mechanical engineering”, organized by SRMIST, Vadapalani, 04-08 October 2021
  • “Research applications in artificial intelligence and machine learning for mechanical engineers”, organized by SRMIST, Kattankulathur, 09-14 August 2021
  • “Innovation, incubation, startups & research challenges in India”, organized by SRMIST, Ramapuram, 28.06.2021 to 02.07.2021

Seminar:

  • “Machine Learning using python” organised by BRAINSWIG on 13thNovember 2019.
  • “How to patent your invention?” a one-day seminar organised by Department of mechanical Engineering, SRM University, Chennai on 14thNovember 2017.

International conference:

  • Emerging challenges in design and manufacturing technologies” (ECHDEM-2007),Organised by Sathyabama University, Chennai in association with Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment, DRDO, Government of India, Chennai from 28-30 November, 2007.

Administrative Work

Institute Level: 

  • SRM University End Semester Exam coordinator, 2016 – 2017.
  • SRM University End Semester Exam Question Paper Setter, 2015 – 2016, 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-20
  • SRMIST central paper evaluator, 2014-till now 

Department Level:

  • Class counsellor, Mechanical Department, SRM University, 2014 – 2016 batch
  • Class Advisor, Mechanical Department, SRM University, 2016 – 2020 batch
  • Department students counseling Coordinator SRM IST, Vadapalani Campus, 2015 to till date
  • Department IET Coordinator, SRM IST, Vadapalani Campus, June 2014 to till date

Programs Organized

Symposium:

  • Coordinated a national level technical symposium “KRATORQ 19” held in SRM IST, Vadapalani on 20thSeptember 2019.
  • Coordinated a national level technical symposium “KRATORQ 18” held in SRM IST, Vadapalani on 28thSeptember 2018.
  • Coordinated a national level technical symposium “KRATORQ 17” held in SRM IST, Vadapalani on 6thOctober 2017.
  • Coordinated a national level technical symposium “KRATORQ 16” held in SRM IST, Vadapalani on 23rdSeptember 2016.

Conference:

  • Coordinated a “National Conference on Current Research Outcomes in Mechanical Engineering NC-CROME’19” held in SRM IST, Vadapalani on 15th& 16th March 2019.
  • Coordinated a “National Conference on ELECTRIC MOBILITY” held in SRM IST, Vadapalani on 22nd February 2018.
  • Coordinated a “National Conference on Industry 4.0” held in SRM IST, Vadapalani on 7thApril 2017.
  • Coordinated a “National Conference on Advances in Materials and Manufacturing Techniques (NCAMMT’17)” held in SRM IST, Vadapalani on 24th& 25th March 2017.

Workshop:

  • Organized “Two days Workshop on Automotive System Dynamics” in SRM IST, Vadapalani on 19th& 20th March 2018.

Webinar:

  •  Organized “Artificial Intelligence & its applications”, online expert talk, in SRMIST,               Vadapalani, through IET Chennai chapter.

Industrial Visits:

  • Adhani kattupalli port Pvt. Ltd, ennore, Chennai, 2017
  • Hinduja foundries Pvt. Ltd, thiruvotriyur, Chennai, 2016
  • Aavin milk factory, perambur, Chennai, 2019
  • Integral Coach Factory, ayanavaram, Chennai, 2018  
  • Monotech Systems Limited, ambattur, Chennai, 2019.
  • Solid waste management, koyambedu Chennai, 2017  

Outreach Program:

  • Coordinated campus level “educational fair” at ‘St. Michael Academy’, adyar, towards admission process on 25.01.2020.

Other Events:

  • Organised Devinette 2018 – Quiz Competition in association with Institution of Engineering and Technology in SRM IST, Vadapalani on 12th March 2018.
  • “Indian foundry congress alucon meet”, organized by ‘The institute of Indian foundry men’, at Chennai trade centre, 01-03 March 2020
  • “World largest human national flag formation” organized by Rotary international district 3230 with news7 Tamil, at YMCA college of physical education in nandanam, 7thDecember 2014
  • “Dinamalar vazhikati programme”, organized by SRMIST, Vadapalani, Trichy-2017, Madurai-2018
  • “Industrial tour”, organized by SRMIST, Vadapalani, 2015 & 2019

Professional Affiliation

Life Member 

  • Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
  • National Institution for Quality and Reliability (NIQR)
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Member

  • Society of Automotive Engineers(SAE)