Research and Activities Undertaken

The department is involved in the following projects which are undertaken by the students as part of the curriculum. A Case study related to cutting down the Product Development Cycle. {APDAP of TCS and IISc.,Bangalore} Product Development using CAD / CAM / CAE (Unigraphics). {CMTI} Studies of Shrink-fit assemblies using Finite Element Analysis. {GTRE} Investigative studies of effect of variation in composition of Elastomer on Static stiffness. {NAL} Temperature Distribution and thermal Stress Analysis of Cemented Carbide using FEM. {WIDIA} Re-engineering of landing gear skid shoe assembly of Advanced Light Helicopter. {HAL,NAL} Design and Development of an Automated Guided Vehicle for FMS trainer. Design and Modelling of Servo Gear Train for the Surface Actuator. Parametric studies on load carrying capacity of inserts embedded in honey comb sandwich plates (presented at ISAMPE national conference on composites and national seminar on AEROSPACE Structures). {ISRO}

List of Research Papers Presented/Published

1. T.Jagadish, H. Maheshappa, G. Gargesa, M.P. Chowdiah, “Effect of Fillet radius in shrink fit assembly” 34th Congress of Indian Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics ,P.S.G.Institute of Technology,Coimbatore. Dec.27th -30th, 1989.

2. T.Jagadish, H.Maheshappa, G.Gargesa, M.P.Chowdiah, ‘‘Photoelastic Investigation of a Spline Coupling” 34th Congress of Indian Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics ,P.S.G.Institute of Technology,Coimbatore. Dec.27th -30th, 1989.

3. T.Jagadish, H. Maheshappa, G. Gargesa, M.P. Chowdiah, ‘‘Computer -Aided Design of Shrinkage fitted Components” International Conference on Engineering Design,Dubronik,Aug. 28th - 30th, 1990.

4. T.Jagadish, H.Maheshappa, G.Gargesa, M.P. Chowdiah, ‘‘Optimization of Design Parameters of a Shrink Fit Assembly” 77th Indian Science Congress, Cochin University of Science and Technology , Cochin, Feb. 4th - 9th, 1990.

5. T.Jagadish, H.Maheshappa, G.Gargesa, M.P.Chowdiah,“Photoelastic Stress Analysis of a Spline Connection for an Aeroengine” 77th Indian Science Congress, Cochin University of Science and Technology , Cochin ,Feb. 4th - 9th, 1990.

6. T.Jagadish, H.Maheshappa, G.Gargesa, M.P.Chowdiah, “Study of Stress Concentration in a Spline Connection” 6th National Convention of Mechanical Engineers, Div. of Institution of Engineers (India),Bangalore, Oct.16th-18th 1990.

7. T.Jagadish, H.Maheshappa, G.Gargesa, M.P. Chowdiah, “Photoelastic Analysis of Influence of Contact Length of Components in a Spline Connection for an Aero-Engine” 6th National Convention of Mechanical Engineers Div.of Institution of Engineers (India), Bangalore, Oct.16th - 18th 1990.

8. T.Jagadish, H.Maheshappa, G.Gargesa, M.P. Chowdiah,
“Effect of Semi-Circular Groove in a Shrink Fit Assembly” 35th Congress of Indian Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Anna University , Madras , Dec 19th - 22nd 1990.

9. T.Jagadish, H.Maheshappa, G.Gargesa, M.P. Chowdiah, “Studies on Reduction of Stress Concentration in a Splined Connection” 5th Congress of Indian Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Anna University , Madras , Dec 19th - 22nd 1990.

10. T.Jagadish, H.Maheshappa, G.Gargesa, M.P.Chowdiah, “Photoelastic Investigation of a Spline Coupling for a Gas Turbine Engine” J.S.M.E. International Conference on Motion and Power Transmission, Hiroshima,Japan,Nov.23rd -26th, 1991.

11. T.Jagadish, H.Maheshappa, G.Gargesa, M.P. Chowdiah, “Reduction of stress Concentration in Shrink Fit Assembly” 36th Congress of Indian Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, I.I.T., Bombay, Dec. 19th -22nd , 1991.

12. T.Jagadish, H.Maheshappa, G.Gargesa, M.P. Chowdiah, “Finite Element Analysis of a Shrink Fit Assembly for Stress Reduction” Institution of Engineers ,(India) Journal, MC-4, Vol. 73 Nov.1991.

13. T.Jagadish, H.Maheshappa, G.Gargesa, M.P.Chowdiah,“Dynamic Analysis of Splined Coupling by Photoelasticy” 1st National Conference on Air Breathing Engines and Aerospace Propulsion,I.I.Sc., Bangalore,Dec 3rd-5th, 1992.

14. T.Jagadish, H.Maheshappa, G.Gargesa, M.P. Chowdiah, “Stress Analysis of Two Hollow Shafts Shrink Fitted in Asymmetric Position” 1st National Conference on Air Breathing Engines & Aerospace Propulsion, ISRO,Thiruvanathapuram, Dec. 15 & 17 1994.

15. T.Jagadish, B. Gurudutt "Stress Analysis and Design Optimization of Shrink Fit of high Speed Turbine Shaft." National Conference on Advances in Manufacturing Technology Organized by Institution of Engineers (India) and Department of Mechanical Engineering, JCE, Mysore, 2003

16. T. Jagadish, B.Gurudutt, S. Seethramu, “Stress Analysis and Design Optimization of Shrink-Fit for High Speed Turbine Shaft” National Conference on Advances in Manufacturing Technology, N. S. S. College of Engineering, Palakkad, 15th & 16th Feb. 2003

17. T. Jagadish, B.Gurudutt, S. Seethramu, “Stress Analysis and Length Optimization of Shrink-Fit for High Speed Turbine Shaft”. COGNISCIENCE–2003. The National Institute of Engineering, Mysore, 10th May 2003.

18. T. Jagadish, S. M. Veenaranjaani, Rahul. B. V., M. K. Thashvin Chinnappa,
P. Vinay Uthappa, " Parametric Studies on Load Carrying Capacity of Inserts Embedded in Honey comb Sandwich Plates" Presented at II ISAMPE National Conference on Composite and XII National Seminar on Aerospace Structure at NAL, Bangalore, 5-6 Sept. 2003.

19. T.Jagadish, N.C.Mahendra Babu, K.Ramachandra, S.N.Sridhara, "Finite Element Predictions of Residual stresses in cold worked fastener holes", Indo-Japan International Conference on Damage Tolerant Design & Materials, (DTDM-2004), IIT Madras , Chennai, India December-2004.

20. T.Jagadish, N.C.Mahendra Babu, K.Ramachandra, S.N.Sridhara, "Effect of Percentage Expansion and Plate Thickness on Induced beneficial residual stresses in a cold expanded fastener hole: A study", International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Materials (ICRAMME-2005),University of Malaya, Kaulalumpur, Malaysia, 30-31 May-2005.

21. T.Jagadish, N. C. Mahendra Babu, K. Ramachandra, S. N. Sridhara, “3-D Finite Element Simulation of Cold Expansion of a circular hole: A new approach.”, Presented / published at the international conference on Total Engineering, Analysis & Manufacturing Technologies (Team Tech-2006), during 28 Febraury- 2 March 2006 held at J.N.Tata Auditorium, Indian Institute of Science(IISc), Bangalore.

22. T.Jagadish,N. C. Mahendra Babu, K. Ramachandra, S. N. Sridhara, “A simplified 3-D finite element simulation of cold expansion of a circular hole to capture through thickness variation of residual stresses.”, Accepted for Publication in International Journal, “Engineering Failure Analysis”, (In Press; Available on line).

23. T.Jagadish, N. C. Mahendra Babu, K. Ramachandra, S. N. Sridhara, “Cold Expansion of a Non Circular cut-out.”, Communicated to “International Journal of Fatigue”.

24. T.Jagadish, K.J. Prashanth, “Schwartz Glass and Electric Roads - Black body for the current problems in field of energy and HVAC” Submitted to International Conference on Research Into Design, ICoRD’11, IISC, Bangalore

25. Prashant B. Kumbar, Jiwan Kumar Pandit, T. Jagadish, M. R. Thyagaraj, “Enhancing the Fatigue Life of an Electronic Package in Spacecraft” , Fatigue Durability-India-2015 - International Conference on Fatigue, Durability & Fracture Mechanics, 28-30th May 2015

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
[1] N. Siddaraju, N. Satish, A. Chandrashekar, H. N. Reddappa, B. S. Ajaykumar, “Assessment of Tensile and Hardness Property of AA5083/Nano- Al2O3 Metal Matrix Composites”, International Journals of Composite Materials And Matrices Vol. 1: Issue 1, (2015) 28-34

[2] A. Chandrashekar, H.N. Reddappa, B.S. Ajaykumar, “A Study of Mechanical and Micro Structural Properties of Friction Stir Welded Aluminium Alloy”, Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 2, Issues 4–5, 2015, Pages 3491–3500.

[3] Sallahauddin Attar, Madeva Nagaral, H N Reddappa and V Auradi, “Mechanical Behavior of Al7025 - B4C Particulate Reinforced Composites”, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (ISSN:2349-5162), Volume 2, Issue 2 (2015) pp.225-229.

[4] Sallahauddin Attar, Madeva Nagaral, H N Reddappa and V Auradi, “Effect of B4C Particulates Addition on Wear Properties of Al7025 Alloy Composites”, American Journal of Materials Science,5(3C) (2015) pp.53-57

[5] Sallahauddin Attar, Madeva Nagaral, H N Reddappa and V Auradi, “A Review on Particulate Reinforced Aluminum Metal Matrix Composites”, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (ISSN:2349-5162), Volume 2, Issue 2 (2015) pp.225-229.

[6] M. Sreenivasa Reddy, Dr.Soma. V. Chetty , Dr. Sudheer Premkumar and Dr. Reddappa H N “Validation of Hardness and Tensile strength of Al 7075 based hybrid composites using Artificial Neural Networks” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering & Technology (IJMET), Volume 5, Issue 9, September (2014), pp. 280-285.

[7] M. Sreenivasa Reddy, Dr. Soma. V. Chetty, Dr. Sudheer Premkumar, Reddappa H N, “Influence of reinforcements and heat treatment on mechanical and wear properties of Al7075 based hybrid composites”, Journal of Procedia Materials Science, Volume 5, 2014, Pages 508–516

[8] A.Anil kumar, C.Anil kumar, H.N.Reddappa, “STUDIES ON MECHANICAL, WEAR AND CORROSION PROPERTIES OF Al6061-BERYL-CERIUM OXIDE HYBRID METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES”, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Volume: 03, Issue: 06, (2014) 227-233.

[9] H.N.Reddappa, K.R.Suresh, H.B.Niranjan and K.G. Satyanarayana, “EFFECT OF AGING ON MECHANICAL AND WEAR PROPERTIES OF BERYL
PARTICULATE REINFORCED METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES” Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Vol. 9, No. 4 (2014) 456-465.

[10] Gopi K.R, Mohandas K.N, Reddappa H.N and M.R. Ramesh, “Characterization of As Cast and Heat Treated Aluminium 6061/Zircon sand/Graphite Particulate Hybrid Composites”, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) ISSN: 2249-8958, Vol. 2, Issue 5, (2013) pp.340-344.

[11] H.N.Reddappa, K.R.Suresh, H.B.Niranjan and K.G. Satyanarayana, "Studies on Mechanical and Wear Properties of Al 6061/Beryl Composites", Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering (JMMCE), 11 (2012) pp. 704-708.

[12] H.N.Reddappa, K.R.Suresh, H.B.Niranjan and K.G. Satyanarayana, "Dry Sliding Friction and Wear Behavior of Aluminum/Beryl Composites”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (IJAER), Vol.2 No.2, ISSN-0976-4259, (2012) pp.499-508.

[13] H.N.Reddappa, K.R.Suresh, H.B.Niranjan and K.G. Satyanarayana, “Finite Element Wear Behaviour Modeling of Al 6061-10% wt. Beryl Composites” International Journal of Advanced Materials Manufacturing & Characterization, Vol.1, Issue 1, ISSN-2277-3886 (2012) pp.150-155.

[14] H.N.Reddappa, K.R.Suresh, H.B.Niranjan and K.G. Satyanarayana, “Effect of Rolling on Microstructure and Wear Behavior of Hot Rolled Al 6061-Beryl Composites” Advanced Materials Research Vols. 463-464 (2012) pp.444-448.

[15] H.N.Reddappa, K.R.Suresh, H.B.Niranjan and K.G. Satyanarayana, “Effect of Quenching Media and Ageing Time on Al6061-Beryl Composites”, International Journal of Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 110-116 (2012) pp.1374-1379.

[16] H.N.Reddappa, K.R.Suresh, H.B.Niranjan and K.G. Satyanarayana, “EFFECT OF COLD QUENCHING ON WEAR RATE OF AL 6061- BERYL COMPOSITES” International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (IJEST), Vol. 3 No.10 October 2011, pp.7309-7315.

[17] A. Chandrashekar, B.S. Ajay Kumar and H.N. Reddappa “Friction Stir Welding: Tool Material and Geometry”, AKGEC International Journal of Technology, Vol.6, No.1 (ISSN 0975-9514), 2015, pp.16-20.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERNCE PUBLICATIONS ( INDIA )

[1] M. Sreenivasa Reddy, Dr. Soma. V. Chetty , Dr. Sudheer Premkumar and Dr. Reddappa H N, “Formation of Al-Zn-Mg based hybrid composites and investigation on effect of reinforcements and heat treatment on hardness” Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Materials, Manufacturing and Applications, April 9-11, 2015 - NIT, Trichy, INDIA.

[2] A.Chandrashekar, B.S.Ajay Kumar and H.N.Reddappa, “Fiction Stir Welding of AA5083 Composites”, 4th International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization (ICMC-2015) organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology -Bachupally,Hyderabad-500090, Andhra Pradesh, India on 14-15th Feb 2015.

[3] B V Lingesh, B N Ravikumar, B M Rudresh, H N Reddappa, “Two Body Abrasive Wear Bhaviour of Glass Filled Polyamide 66/Polypopylene Composites”, International Conference on Polymer Composites (ICPC-2014), organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, on 19-20th , December, 2014

[4] M. Sreenivasa Reddy, Dr. Soma. V. Chetty , Dr. Sudheer Premkumar and Dr. Reddappa H N “Validation of Hardness and Tensile strength of Al 7075 based hybrid composites using Artificial Neural Networks” Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Current Trends In Engineering and Management (ICCTEM-2014), organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, Mysore, Karnataka, on 17-19th July 2014.

[5] Chandrashekar.A, B.S Ajaykumar and H.N Reddappa, “Friction Stir Welding of Aluminium Based Composite Materials - An Overview”, International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology(ICRTET-2014),Oxford engg. college, polur, March 1st 2014,Pp.6-11.

[6] Chandrashekar.A, B.S Ajaykumar, H.N Reddappa, “Friction stir welding:Tool material and Geometry”, International Multi-Track Conference on Sciences, Engineering and Technical Innovations- IMTC-2014, CT Institute of Engineering, Management and Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab, India, June 3 & 4, 2014.

[7] H.N.Reddappa , N.J. Krishna Prasad, B.S. Ajay Kumar and N. Narashimaha Murthy, “Effect of Rutile (TiO2) on Mechanical and Wear Properties of Al6061 Composites” Proceedings of ISAMPE National Conference on Composites : INCCOM-7 Theme : Composite Materials for the Future 4-5th December, 2008 at National Aerospace Laboratory (NAL), Bangalore.

[8] H.N.Reddappa, K.R.Suresh, H.B.Niranjan, K.G.Satyanarayana, “Wear Properties of Rolled Al 6061 Alloy-Beryl Particulate Composites”, International Conference on Advanced Materials (ICAM 2011), to be held on 12-16th December 2011 at PSG College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore - 641 004,Tamil Nadu, India , Editor: S.Jayakumar, K.Vaideki and R.Balaji, Macmillan Advanced Research Series, ISBN 978-935-059-046-1, pp. 247-252 (2011).

[9] H.N.Reddappa, K.R.Suresh, H.B.Niranjan and K.G. Satyanarayana, “Wear Behavior of Al 6061 Reinforced with Beryl under Different Loads”, Proceeding of MAMIP2012 Asian International Conference on Materials, Minerals and Polymer 23rd - 24th, March 2012, School of Materials and Mineral Resources Engineering, Universiti Sains, Penang, Malaysia, pp.648-654

[10] A Chandrashekar, Anandkumar V, B S Ajaykumar , Babu E R , and H N Reddappa, “Friction Stir Welding of Butt Welded Aluminum alloy AA5083”,.International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology, (ICETET’13), Marthandam college of Engg.,Marthandam,Tamilnadu, 21-22 Feb 2013.

[11] H.N.Reddappa, K.R.Suresh, H.B.Niranjan and K.G. Satyanarayana, “Effect of Quantum of Deformation on Mechanical and Wear Behaviour of Al6061-Beryl Composites”, Proceedings of Indian Technology Congress 2013, 24-25th July 2013, NIMHANS Convention Centre, Bangalore.

[12] M. Sreenivasa Reddy, Dr. Soma. V. Chetty , Dr. Sudheer Premkumar and Dr. Reddappa H N “Influence of reinforcements and heat treatment on mechanical and wear properties of Al 7075 based hybrid composites” Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (ICAMME-2014), proceedings of Elsevier Journal "Procedia Material Science" organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, on March 27th-29th, 2014.

[13] A Chandrashekar, Anandkumar V, B S Ajaykumar , Babu E R , and H N Reddappa, Friction Stir Welding of Butt Welded Aluminum alloy AA5083,.International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology, (ICETET’13), Marthandam college of Engg.,Marthandam,Tamilnadu, 21-22 Feb 2013.

[14] Chandrashekar.A, B.S Ajaykumar, H.N Reddappa, “Friction stir welding: Tool material and Geometry”, International Multi-Track Conference on Sciences, Engineering and Technical Innovations- IMTC-2014, CT Institute of Engineering, Management and Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab, India, June 3 & 4, 2014.
NATIONAL CONFERNCE PUBLICATIONS

[1] Vikshith K.S., Kantharaj, Nikhil S., and H.N.Reddappa, “Plastic Waste Management by Mechanical Processes” Proceedings of 8th Annual KSTA Conference on “Science and Technology for GenNext Urban Space”, held on 5th & 6th November 2015 at Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.

[2] H.N.Reddappa, A.Chandrashekar, B.V.Lingesh and B.S.Ajay Kumar “Sustaianle Solid Waste Management System – Through Public Private Partnership (PPP) Model – A Case study for Sahakaranagar Layout”
Proceedings of 8th Annual KSTA Conference on “Science and Technology for GenNext Urban Space”, held on 5th & 6th November 2015 at Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.

[3] H.N.Reddappa and M.Sreenivasa Reddy, “The Environmental Benefits of Roof Top Gardening in Urban Areas – A Case study of Krishna Green View Apartment, Vidyaranyapura” Proceedings of 8th Annual KSTA Conference on “Science and Technology for GenNext Urban Space”, held on 5th & 6th November 2015 at Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.

[4] Sagar K.G., B.S.Reddappa, H.B.Niranjan and H.N.Reddappa, “Ultrafine Grains Through Severe Plastic Deformation on the Aluminum Composites - A Review” Proceedings of 8th Annual KSTA Conference on “Science and Technology for GenNext Urban Space”, held on 5th & 6th November 2015 at Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.

[5] B.S.Ajay Kumar, H.N.Reddappa, B.V.Lingesh and Chandrashekar A., “Use of Organizational Behaviour in Solid Waste Management – A Review” Proceedings of 8th Annual KSTA Conference on “Science and Technology for GenNext Urban Space”, held on 5th & 6th November 2015 at Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.

[6] RaviKumar M, Reddappa H N and M. Sreenivasa Reddy, “ Hardness and Micro-structural Study of Inertia Friction Welding of Dissimilar High Temperature Alloys” Proceedings of National Coference held at Reva University, Bengaluru.

[7] H.N.Reddappa, N.J.Krishna Prasad, K.R.Suresh, and K.Anandan, “Dry Sliding Wear Behaviour of Al6061-Beryl Metal Matrix Composites”, Proceedings of National Conference on Approaching Scholastic Horizon in Mechanical Engineering-2010. (NCASHME-10), held on 23rd & 24th April 2010 at Shirdi Sai College of Engineering, Bengaluru, India.

[8] H.N.Reddappa, K.R.Suresh, H.B.Niranjan and K.G. Satyanarayana, “Effect of Quenching and Sliding Distance on Wear Rate of Al 6061-10% Beryl Composites” Proceedings of National Conference on Developments in Composite Materials and Processes (DCMP-2011), held on 24-25th January 2012 at Global Academy of Technology, Bangalore, India.
Communicated:

[1] H.N.Reddappa, K.R.Suresh, H.B.Niranjan and K.G. Satyanarayana, “EFFECT OF QUANTUM OF DEFORMATION ON MECHANICAL AND WEAR BEHAVIOUR OF AL6061-BERYL COMPOSITES” Journal of Engineering Science and Technology.

[2] Avinash K, H. N. Reddappa, N. R. Thyagaraj and Sreenivasa Reddy M., “CHARACTERISATION OF HEMP AND BANANA HYBRID NATURAL COMPOSITES”, International Conference on Nano-science, Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials will be held in Visakhapatnam, India starting on 14th Dec, 2015.

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