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Research - Some recent journal publications by the faculty members of the research centre

Here, we have provided the details of research manuscripts published by the faculty members of the research group in peer-reviewed, TR indexed and/or Scopus indexed journals.

 

YEAR: 2015

  1. Ribu Mathew and A. Ravi Sankar, “Design of a triangular platform piezoresistive affinity microcantilever sensor for biochemical sensing applications,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol-48, 205402, 2015.
  2. Venkatachalam, G., Gupta, A. and Gautham Shankar, A., “Flexural analysis of coir fibre reinforced hybrid polymer matrix composites,” Composites: Mechanics, computations, applications, Vol. 6(2), pp 105 – 112, 2015.
  3. Ramakishorebabu, G., Revanthkumar, J., Anandh, P., Venkatachalam, G., and prabaharan, G.P., “Investigations on wear and frictional characteristics of hybrid polymer,” Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 766-767, pp 34-37, 2015.
  4. Venkatachalam, G., Varun, M., Vimal, A. and Gautham Shankar, A., “Impact analysis of vehicle chassis made of polymer metal hybrids,” Composites: Mechanics, computations, applications, Vol. 6(4), pp 293 – 305, 2015.
  5. Graceraj, P. P. and Venkatachalam, G., “Investigations on tensile strength of jute fibre reinforced hybrid polymer matrix composites,” Engineering Review, Vol. 35 (3), pp 275-281, 2015.
  6. Ayyappan, S., Kalaimathi, M. and Venkatachalam, G., “Cost tolerance prediction models for electrochemical machining of metal matrix composites,” Engineering Review, Vol. 35 (3), pp 299-307,2015.

 

YEAR: 2016

  1. Ribu Mathew and A. Ravi Sankar, “Numerical study on the influence of buried oxide layer of SOI wafers on the terminal characteristics of a micro/nano cantilever biosensor with an integrated piezoresistor,” Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, Vol-2, 055012, 2016.
  2. Graceraj, P.P., Venkatachalam, G., Garg, A.S., Vimal, A. and Afsan, A., “Flexural Behaviour of Jute-Reinforced Hybrid polymer matrix composite, Composites”, Mechanics, computations, applications, Vol. 7(1), pp 17 – 30., 2016.
  3. Venkatachalam, G., Renjith, S.C., Nilay, P.S., Vasan, M. and Annamalai, R., “Investigations on tensile strength of banana fibre reinforced hybrid polymer matrix composites,” Engineering Review, Vol. 36 (1) , pp 13-18, 2016.
  4. Graceraj, P.P., Venkatachalam, G., Gautham, S., and Krishna Kumar, “Investigation on fatigue strength of the jute fiber reinforced hybrid polymer matrix composites,” UPB Sci. Bull., Series D, Vol. 78(1), pp 185 – 196, 2016.
  5. Ravi, T.S., Venkatachalam, G. and Vimalanand, S.V., “Determination of stress intensity factor of banana fibre reinforced hybrid polymer matrix composite using finite element method,” Periodica Polytechnica Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 60(3), pp 180 – 184,2016.
  6. Graceraj, P.P., Venkatachalam, G., Pandivelan, C., Gautham, S., and Chandanbyral, R., “Analysis of mechanical behavior of hybrid fiber (Jute-Gongura) reinforced hybrid polymer matrix composites,” UPB Sci. Bull., Series D, Vol. 78(3), pp 65 – 80,2016.
  7. Marathe, A.V., Marathe, N.V. and Venkatachalam, G., “Angular torque methodology for cylinder head bolted joint and validation by FE and experimental work, International Journal of Manufacturing,” Materials and Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 6 (4), pp 11-29, 2016.
  8. Venkatachalam, G., Nishanth, J., Mukesh, M. and Pavankumar, D.S., “Study of forming behavior of square hole mild steel perforated sheet metal,” Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 852 , pp 218-228, 2016.
  9. Venkatachalam, G., Nishanth, J., Mukesh, M. and Pavankumar, D.S., “Investigations on influence of geometric parameters in drawing of perforated sheet metals,” Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 852 , pp 229-235, 2016.
  10. Harikrushna, D. and Venkatachalam, G., Dynamic analysis of banana fibre reinforced hybrid polymer matrix composite using ANSYS and optimization of design parameters, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 852 , pp 3-9, 2016.

 

YEAR: 2017

  1. Patle, B.K., Parhi, D., Jagadeesh, A. and Sahu, O.P., “Real Time Navigation Approach for Mobile Robot,” JCP, 12(2), pp.135-142, 2017.
  2. Ribu Mathew and A. Ravi Sankar, “In Silico modeling and investigation of self-heating effects in composite nano cantilever biosensors with integrated piezoresistors,” AIP Advances 7, 035108, 2017.
  3. Saranya, Aswathi Nair and A. Ravi Sankar, “Experimental investigations on the electrical and 2D-machining characteristics of an electrochemical discharge machining (ECDM) process,” Microsystem Technologies, Vol-23, Issue-5, pp-1453-1461, 2017.
  4. V. Meena, Ribu Mathew and A. Ravi Sankar, “Design and optimization of a three terminal piezoresistive pressure sensor for catheter based in-vivo biomedical applications,” Biomedical Physics and Engineering Express, Vol. 3, 045003, 2017.
  5. Vetrivel, Ribu Mathew and A. Ravi Sankar, “Design and optimization of a doubly clamped piezoresistive acceleration sensor with an integrated silicon nanowire piezoresistor,” Microsystem Technologies, Vol-23, Issue-8, pp-3525-3536, 2017.
  6. V. Meena, Ribu Mathew, Jyothi Leelavathi and A. Ravi Sankar, “Performance comparison of a single element piezoresistor with a half-active Wheatstone bridge for miniaturized pressure sensors,” Measurement, Vol-111, pp-340-350, 2017.
  7. Harichandran, R., Selvakumar, N. and Venkatachalam, G., “High temperature wear behavior of Nano/Micro B4C reinforced aluminium matrix composites fabricated by an ultrasonic cavitation – assisted solidification process,” Transactions of Indian institute of metals, Vol. 70 (1), pp 17-29, 2017.
  8. Senthilnathan, N., Rajaannamalai, A. and Venkatachalam, G., “Sintering of Tungsten and Tungsten heavy alloys of W-Ni-Fe and W-Ni-Cu: A review, Transactions of Indian institute of metals, Vol. 70 (5), pp 1161-1176, 2017.
  9. Kalaimathi, M., Venkatachalam, G., Sivakumar, M. and Ayyappan, S., “Experimental investigation on the suitability of ozonated electrolyte in travelling wire electrochemical machining,” Journal of the Brazilian society of mechanical sciences and engineering, Vo. 39 (11), pp 4589-4599, 2017.
  10. Senthilnathan, N., Rajaannamalai, A. and Venkatachalam, G., “ Activated sintering of Tungsten alloys through conventional and spark plasma sintering process,” Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 32 (16), pp 1861-1868, 2017.
  11. Vimalanand, S. and Venkatachalam, G., “Elastic constants of tapered laminated woven jute/epoxy and woven aloe/epoxy composites under the influence of porosity,” Journal of reinforced plastics and composites, Vol.36(19), pp1453-1469, 2017.
  12. Rajakumar, S., Ravindran, D., Sivakumar, M., Venkatachalam, G. and Muthukumar, S., “Optimization of power coefficient of wind turbine using genetic algorithm,” Journal of The institution of engineers (India): Series C, 98 (2), pp 111-118, 2017.
  13. Harikrushna, D., Venkatachalam, G. and Ayyappan, S., “Optimization of parameters influencing the dynamic behavior of a banana fibre reinforced hybrid polymer matrix compsoites,” Composites: Mechanics, computations, applications, Vol. 8 (1) , pp 35-46, 2017.
  14. Venkatachalam, G., Vipin, V., Vignesh, P., Ghule, K., and Saluja, J.S., “Investigation on dynamic behaviour of sandwich panels made of aluminium and hybrid polymer and optimization of design parameters using Taguchi method,” UPB Sci. Bull., Series D, Vol. 79(4), pp 205 – 214, 2017.
  15. S. Premkumar, S Nadaraja Pillai, S Arunvinthan, S.Sivaraja, G.Vinayagamurthy, “Study on influence of operating wind turbine on upstream and downstream flow using k-epsilon turbulence model”, Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems, Vol. 14, pp. 844-856, 2017.

 

YEAR: 2018

 

  1. Ribu Mathew and A. Ravi Sankar, “Impact of isolation and immobilization layers on the electro-mechanical response of piezoresistive nano cantilever sensors,” Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 18, pp- 1636-1647, 2018.
  2. Ribu Mathew and A. Ravi Sankar, “A review on surface stress based miniaturized piezoresistive SU-8 polymeric cantilever sensors,” Nano-Micro Letters, Vol. 10, 1-41, 2018.
  3. Ribu Mathew and A. Ravi Sankar, “Piezoresistive composite silicon dioxide nanocantilever surface stress sensor: design and optimization,” Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 18, pp- 3387-3397, 2018.
  4. Ribu Mathew and A. Ravi Sankar, “Optimization of a nano-cantilever Biosensor for reduced self-heating effects and improved performance metrics,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 28, 085012, 2018.
  5. M. Sakthivel and A. Ravi Sankar, “An ASIC based invisible watermarking of grayscale images using pixel value search algorithm (PVSA)”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 77, pp- 26793–26819, 2018.
  6. Saranya and A. Ravi Sankar, “Fabrication of precise microchannels using a side-insulated tool in a spark assisted chemical engraving process,” Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 33, pp- 1422-1428, 2018.
  7. Saranya and A. Ravi Sankar, “Fabrication of precise micro-holes on quartz substrates with improved aspect ratio using the constant velocity feed drilling technique of an ECDM process,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 28, 125009, 2018.
  8. Senthilnathan, N., Rajaannamalai, A. and Venkatachalam, G., “Microstructure and mechanical properties of spark plasma sintered tungsten heavy alloys,” Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 710, pp 66-73, 2018.
  9. Deshmukh, A.R., Venkatachalam, G. and Saraf, M.R., “ Fatigue life prediction of joggle weld joint using virtual strain gauge and its validation through experiments,” Mechanics & Industry, Vol. 19 (6), 2018.
  10. Marathe, A.V., Venkatachalam, G. and Marathe, N.V., “Cylinder Head Bolt Tightening Strategies in Case of Multi-Cylinder Engines and Its Effect on Gasket Sealing Performance, Bore Deformation and Piston Ring Conformability,” Australian Journal of mechanical engineering, 2018.
  11. Venkatachalam, G., Vignesh, P., Omkar, V.J., Tushar, D. N., and Gautham, S., “Determination of stress intensity factor (SIF) of coir and aloe vera fiber reinforced hybrid polymer matrix composites,” UPB Sci. Bull., Series D, Vol. 80(1), pp 219 – 228,2018.
  12. Graceraj, P.P., Venkatachalam, G., Garg, A.S. and Afsan, M.A., “Determination of stress intensity factors of jute fiber-reinforced hybrid polymer matrix composites,” Composites: Mechanics, computations, applications, Vol. 9 (1), pp 41-50, 2018.
  13. Senthilnathan, N., Rajaannamalai, A. and Venkatachalam, G., “Synthesis of tungsten through spark plasma and conventional sintering processes,” Materials today proceedings, Vol. 5 (2), pp 7954-7959, 2018.
  14. Sivakiran, G., Yash, G., Venkatachalam, G., Pandivelan, C. and Ayyappan, S., “Investigations on machining of banana fibre reinforced hybrid polymer matrix composite materials,” Materials today proceedings, Vol. 5 (2), pp 7908-7914, 2018.
  15. Jain, K., Kumar, S., Venkatachalam, G., Vimalanand, S. and Ayyappan, S., “Vibrational analysis of hybrid fabric reinforced polymer matrix curved composite beams,” Composites: Mechanics, computations, applications, Vol. 9 (3), pp 269-282, 2018.
  16. Deshmukh, A.R., Venkatachalam, G. and Saraf, M.R., “Fatigue life prediction of doubler plate weld joint using virtual strain gauge, validation through experiments and its applications,” International review of mechanical engineering, Vol. 12 (2), pp 196-206,2018.
  17. Hitesh, K., Rohit, K., Ajinkya, M., Shekar, T., Onkar, M. and Venkatachalam, G., “Study on tensile behavior of fly ash reinforced hybrid polymer matrix composite,” Materials today proceedings, Vol. 5 (2), pp 11922-11932,2018.
  18. Vignesh, Venkatachalam, G., Gautham, A.S., Anshuman, S., Rishi, P. and Ankita, P., “Studies on tensile strength of sugarcane fiber reinforced hybrid polymer matrix composite,” Materials today proceedings, Vol. 5 (2), pp 13347-13357, 2018.
  19. Venkatachalam, G., Mehta, N.H., Shukla, S., Gupta, Y., Sharma, A., Ghosh, R. and Rajan, G., “Experimental Investigations on Flexural and Fracture Behaviors of Flax Fiber Reinforced Sandwich Panels,” International review of mechanical engineering, Vol. 12 (3), pp 231-238, 2018.
  20. Venkatachalam, G., Vignesh, P., Banarjee, D., Karmakar, S. and Reddy, D.M., “Analysis of Tensile and Flexural Strengths of Kenaf Fabric reinforced Hybrid Polymer Matrix Composite,” Composites: Mechanics, computations, applications, Vol. 9 (4), pp 363-379, 2018.
  21. Marathe, A.V., Venkatachalam, G. and Marathe, N.V., “Cylinder Head Bolts Tightening Strategies Parameters Finalization by Taguchi Method for Multi Cylinder Engines,” International review of mechanical engineering, Vol. 12 (4), pp 310-319, 2018.
  22. Kazi, A., Dam, R., Datta, S., Venkatachalam, G. and Rajan, G., “Flexural and fracture analysis of polymer metal hybrid composite panels reinforced with natural fibers,” UPB Sci. Bull., Series B, Vol. 80(3), pp 85 – 96, 2018.
  23. Venkatachalam, G., Vimalanand, S. and Vignesh, P., “Experimental and numerical investigation on the dynamic characteristics of thick laminated plant fiber-reinforced polymer composite plates,” Archive of Applied Mechanics, 2018.
  24. B. Rajasekarababu and G. Vinayagamurthy, “Computational Simulation of Wind Flow Behavior Around a Building Structure”, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering-Innovative Design, Analysis and Development Practices in Aerospace and Automotive Engineering, Vol 1, 325-331,2018.

 

YEAR: 2019

 

  1. Ribu Mathew and A. Ravi Sankar, “Influence of surface layer properties on the thermo-electro-mechanical characteristics of a MEMS/NEMS piezoresistive cantilever surface stress sensor,” Materials Research Express, 2019.
  2. Vetrivel, B. Anupama Menon, Ribu Mathew and A. Ravi Sankar, “Influence of the flexure position and a thick gold film on the performance characteristics of doubly fixed quad beam proof mass structures,” IETE Journal of Research, 2019.
  3. Vimalanand, S. and Venkatachalam, G., Ananda babu, A. and Balamurugan, R., “Dynamic characterization of the thickness tapered laminated plant fiber-reinforced polymer matrix composite plates,” advanced composite materials, Vol. 28 (2), pp 163-191,2019.
  4. Venkatachalam, G., Vimalanand, S. and Vignesh, P., “Experimental and numerical investigation on the dynamic characteristics of thick laminated plant fiber-reinforced polymer composite plates,” Archive of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 89 (2), pp 363-384, 2019.
  5. Vimalanand, S., Venkatachalam, G., Nikam, T.D., Jog, O.V., and Suryavanshi, R.T., “Determination of Vibrational Characteristics of Coir, Banana and Aloe Vera Fibres Reinforced Hybrid Polymer Matrix Composites,” International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration, Vol. 24(1), pp 12-19, 2019.
  6. Venkatachalam, G., Akshay, I., Giriraj, M., Vignesh, P., Aamer, A.K. and Rishi Dam, “The Effect of Fiber Size on Tensile Characteristics of Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites,” Emerging Materials Research, Vol. 8 (3), pp 426-433, 2019.
  7. Senthilnathan, N., Rajaannamalai, A. and Venkatachalam, G., “Effect of Cobalt Addition on the Morphology and Mechanical Properties of W-Ni-Cu-Co Alloy,” Emerging Materials Research, Vol. 8 (4), pp 558-566, 2019.
  8. Venkatachalam, G., Reddy, D.M., Tiwari, S., Satonkar, N. and Kovalan, S., “Fracture and flexural analysis of sandwich panel with polypropylene honeycomb as core and jute fabric reinforced epoxy matrix composite as skin layer,” Materials Research Express, Vol. 6 (11), 2019.
  9. Vignesh, P., Reddy, D.M. and Venkatachalam, G., “Cellulose microfibrils from banana fibers: Characterization at different chemical processes,” Materials Research Express, Vol. 6 (12), 2019.
  10. Shankarganesh, P.S.P., Muralikannan, R.b and Venkatachalam, G., “Vibration and damping characteristics of hybrid (glass- jute/ sisal/ hemp) fiber reinforced polymer matrix composites to protect environment by natural fiber,” Journal of the Balkan Tribological Association, Vol. 25(1), pp 142 – 151, 2019.
  11. Nilesh, S. and Venkatachalam, G., “A Review on Electromagnetic Sheet Metal Forming of Continuum Sheet Metals,” SAE International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, Vol. 12(2), pp 121 – 133, 2019.
  12. B. Rajasekarababu and G. Vinayagamurthy, “Experimental and Computational Simulation of an Open Terrain Wind Flow around a Setback Building using Hybrid Turbulence Models”, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol.12, No. 1, pp. 145-154,2019.
  13. B. Rajasekarababu and G. Vinayagamurthy, “Experimental and Computational investigation of outdoor wind flow around a setback building”, Building simulation, pp. 1-14, 2019.

 

YEAR: 2020

 

  1. Gokarneshan, K. Velumani and M. Maanvizhi, “A Review of Some Current Research Innovations in Warp Knit Spacer Fabrics,” World Journal of Textile Engineering and Technology, 6, pp 8-20, 2020.
  2. Sahu, O.P. and Biswal, B.B., “Sensor Integrated Robotic Hand for Industrial Application,” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, 9(1), pp.30-34, 2020.
  3. M. Sakthivel and A. Ravi Sankar, “Computation-efficient image watermarking architecture with improved performance,Computers & Electrical Engineering, Vol. 84, 106649, 2020.
  4. Grace Jency, M. Sekar and A. Ravi Sankar, “Damping analysis of a quad beam MEMS piezoresistive accelerometer,” International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1080/02286203.2020.1734740
  5. Ribu Mathew and A. Ravi Sankar, “Temperature drift-aware material selection of composite piezoresistive micro-cantilevers using Ashby’s methodology,” Microsystem Technologies, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00542-020-05013-2
  6. Sivakumar, M., Venkatachalam, G., Hemanth, V., Vignesh, P., Prashanth, P. and Vimalanand, S., “Studies on Shear Strength of CNT/Coir Fibre/Fly Ash Reinforced Epoxy Polymer Composites,” Emerging Materials Research, Vol. 9 (1), pp 78-88, 2020.
  7. Venkatachalam, G., Vimalanand, S., Tiwari, S.K., Mehta, N., and Shukla, S., “Dynamic Characteristics of Honeycomb Sandwich Beam Made with Jute/Epoxy Composite Skin,” Emerging Materials Research, Vol. 9 (1), pp 132-140, 2020.
  8. Venkatachalam, G., Sharma, S.K., Jangid, A.K., Vignesh, P., Nilesh, S.N. and Pandivelan, C., “Investigations on Tensile and Flexural Characteristics of Fly Ash and Banana Fiber-Reinforced Epoxy Matrix Composites,” Engineering Transactions, Vol. 68 (1), pp 89-101, 2020.
  9. Kalaimathi, M., Venkatachalam, G. and Sivakumar, M., “An experimental investigation and modelling for travelling wire electrochemical machining of Monel 400 alloys,” International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, Vo. 34 (3), pp 259-281, 2020.
  10. Kalaimathi, M., Venkatachalam, G., Sivakumar, M. and Ayyappan, S., “Multi-response optimisation of electrochemical machining process parameters by harmony search-desirability function optimiser,” International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, Vol. 34 (4), pp 331-348, 2020.
  11. Venkatachalam, G., Sivakiran, G., Vishnu, P.C., Yash, G., Vignesh, P. and Annamalai, K., “Investigations on surface roughness of natural (banana / coir / sisal) fiber reinforced hybrid polymer matrix composites,” UPB Sci. Bull., Series D, Vol. 82 (2), pp 191-198, 2020.
  12. Venkatachalam, G., Bhardwaj, P., Satonkar, N. and Pragasam, V. “Determination of Fatigue Limit of Coir/CNT/Fly Ash Reinforced Epoxy Polymer Matrix Composite”, Periodica Polytechnica Mechanical Engineering, 64(3), pp. 248–255, 2020.
  13. B. Rajasekarababu, G Vinayagamurthy “CFD validation of wind pressure distribution on tall building structure under upstream terrain winds” Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics (In press) *. ISSN: 1468-4349.
  14. Anu Sindhya K, G. Vinayagamurthy “Investigation of jet mixing characteristics using slotted rectangular tabs”, Journal of Aerospace Technology and Management (In press).