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The Research centre in the Department of Industrial & Production Engineering has been recognized by VTU in the year 2005. The Major areas in which research is being carried out include

  • Manufacturing technology
  • Composite materials
  • Product Design & Development
  • CAD/M, Feature Extraction & CAPP
  • Design of Experiments (DOE) based approach
  • Process Modelling

At present 12 Research scholars have registered & pursuing their work in this Research centre.

Sl.No Name Research Area
1 Dr. Anand S Deshpande Computer Aided Process Planning
2 Dr. Jayant K Kittur Process Modelling
3 Dr. Shivakumar S Composite Materials
4 Dr. Anupama N Kallol Design of Experiments(DOE)
5 Dr. Uday N Chate Design & Manufacturing, Hydraulics & Pneumatics
Research Scholars Registered for Ph.D. at Computer Science and Engineering, Research Centre GIT

Sl.No. Research Scholar Research Guide Registration Date Present Status
1 Mr. Kanchiraya S Dr. Shivakumar S 2012 Comprehensive Completed
2 Mrs. Roopa K Rao Dr. Anand S Deshpande

&

Dr. K K Jadhav

 2013 Comprehensive Completed
3 Mr. Ganesh R Chate Dr. Anand S Deshpande  2013 Comprehensive Completed
4 Mr. Deepak V Lokare Dr. Uday N Chate  2013 Course Work Completed
5 Mr. Sandeep J Dhumal Dr. Shivakumar S 2013 Course Work  Completed
6 Mr. Sanket S Vathare Dr. Anupama N Kallol 2013 Course Work in progress
7 Mr. Anand K. Hosamani Dr. Shivakumar S 2013 Comprehensive Completed
8 Mr. Khadersab A Dr. Shivakumar S 2013 Course Work  Completed
9 Mr. Vivek B. Kamat Dr. Jayant K Kittur 2013 Course Work completed
10 Mrs. Geetanjali S Guggari Dr. Shivakumar S 2014 Registered
11 Mr. Nikhil R Dr. Anupama N Kallol

&

Dr. Shivakumar S

 2014 Comprehensive Completed
12 Mr. M N Choudhari Dr. Jayant K Kittur 2014 Registered
13 Mr.Murali.M.Ambekar Dr.Jayant K Kittur 2014 Coursework completed, literature survey in progress
14. Mr.ShivakumarM Patil Dr.Anupama Kallol 2014 Coursework Completed
15. S M Kerur Dr.shivakumarS 2014 Registered

  Research Scholars Registered for Ph.D. at Research Centre other than GIT

Sl.No. Research Scholar Research Guide Registration Date Present Status
1 Vinayak R Malik Dr. Satish V. Kailas  2011 Thesis to be Submitted
2 Mahesh A Kori Dr. R V Kurahatti  2014 Registered
The department has state  of  the  art laboratory facility. The labs have been modernized to cater to the needs of changing academic curriculum which is in line with the industry needs. The department has a VTU approved R&D Center for pursuing research leading to Masters/Doctorate degree program. Other than standard facilities for the labs in the curriculum, the  following equipments/facilities are available at the Department R&D Center

  • Profile Projector
  • Tallysurf – Surface Roughness Measuring Instrument
  • Height Master
  • CNC Milling Machine
  • Fanuc Controller
  • Electro Discharge Machine(EDM)
  • Mitutoyo Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
  • Leapfrog – Rapid Prototyping Machine
  • Lathe Tool Dynamometer
  • Metallurgical  Microscope with Image Analyser
  • Disk Polishing Machine
  • Ultrasonic Tester
  • Flexible Manufacturing System

 

Ongoing Research Projects VTU Grant Research Project at Industrial and Production Engg. Research Center, GIT for the duration 2010-2012. Title of the Grant: Reverse Engineering using CMM & Rapid Prototyping Technology Principal Investigator: Dr. Anand S. Deshpande Co-Investigator: Dr. Arunkumar P Amount of grant sanctioned: Rs. 8,50,000/-   AICTE–Research Promotion Scheme Title of the Grant: An Intelligent & Integrated Flexible Manufacturing System Principal Investigator: Dr. Anand S. Deshpande Co-Investigator: Dr. Arunkumar P Amount of grant sanctioned: Rs. 17,40,000/- VGST Title of the Grant: Precision Lab Investigators: Prof. S V Chitnis & Dr. Jayant K Kittur Amount of grant sanctioned: Rs. 20,00,000/-
International Journal:

  1. Anupama Kallol, Dr.Anand S.Deshpande, Dr.T.V.Herwadkar, P.Arunkumar , An Experimental investigation on effects of input parameters on the responses in Electric Discharge Machining process, published in Manufacturing Technology Today, CMTI, Volume 8, Issue 4, April 2009.
  2. Anupama Kallol, Dr.Anand S.Deshpande,Dr.T.V.Herwadkar, An experimental study for determination of the effects of input machining parameters on surface finish in electrical discharge machining process, published in the International Journal of Emerging Technologies & Applications in Engineering Technology & Sciences, volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 259-264, July 2010 – December 2010.
  3. Anupama Kallol, Dr.Anand S.Deshpande, Dr.T.V.Herwadkar Design of Experiments based investigations on the effect of input parameters on Material Removal Rate (MRR) and Tool Wear Rate (TWR) in Electric Discharge Machining (EDM) process, published in International Journal on Mechanical & Automobile Engineering, Volume 7, Issue 1, December 2009 – February 2010
  4. Anupama Kallol, Dr.Anand S.Deshpande, Arunkumar P, DOE based investigation for C40 and C90 material to improve the surface attributes using EDM, published in the International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, July 2012.
  5. Jayant K Kittur, V. Herwadkar, Mahesh B Parappagoudar (2009) Linear Modeling of Aluminium Alloy Die Casting process Using Conventional Statistical Regression Analysis, IJMAE Vol.05, No.7 pp.64-74
  6. Kittur, Jayant K., Parappagoudar, M. B. (2012) Forward and reverse mappings in die casting process by neural network-based approaches, Journal for Manufacturing Science and Production Volume 12, Issue 1 pp 65–80,
  7. Jayant K Kittur, M N Choudhari, T V Herwadkar, Mahesh B. Parappagoudar, Modeling and Multi-response Optimization of Pressure Die casting Process using Response Surface Methodology, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (Revised paper submitted)
  8. Jayant K Kittur, Manjunath Patel G.C, T V Herwadkar, Mahesh B. Parappagoudar, Modeling of Pressure Die Casting Process – An Artificial Intelligence Approach, International Journal of Cast Metals Research ( Under Review)
  9. Vishaldatt V Kohir, S T Dundur, Jayant Kittur   Study The Infulence Of Machining Parameters On The Inclination Of Flank Wear Land With Cutting Direction. Journal Of Information, Knowledge And Research In Mechanical Engineering ISSN 0975 – 668, Nov 12 To Oct 13 Volume – 02, Issue – 02 Page 552-557
  10. Deshpande A.S. , Chate U.N. , Vinayak Malik “PRODUCT RE-DESIGNING AND DEVELOPMENT OF KEY DUPLICATING MACHINE – A CASE STUDY” International Journal on Design and Manufacturing Technologies, Vol.2, No.1, July 2008, pp 52-59
  11. Vinayak Malik, Sanjeev N.K, H Suresh Hebbar, Satish V. Kailas “Time Efficient Simulations of Plunge and Dwell Phase of FSW and its Significance in FSSW” Journal of Procedia Engineering, Vol. 5, 2014, pp 630-639.
  12. Sanjeev N K, Vinayak Malik, H. Suresh Hebbar “VERIFICATION OF JOHNSON-COOK MATERIAL MODEL CONSTANTS OF AA2024-T3 FOR USE IN FINITE ELEMENT SIMULATION OF FRICTION STIR WELDING AND ITS UTILIZATION IN SEVERE PLASTIC DEFORMATION PROCESS MODELLING” International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Vol. 3, Issue 6, June 2014, pp 98-102.
  13. Sanjeev N.K, Vinayak Malik, H. Suresh Hebbar “Effect of Coefficient of Friction in Finite Element Modeling of Friction Stir Welding and its Importance in Manufacturing Process Modeling Applications” International Journal of Applied Sciences and Engineering Research, Vol. 3, No. 4, 2014, pp 755-762
  14. Ganesh R Chate, “AN INTEGRATED METHODOLOGY TO FIXTURING TECHNOLOGY”, IJRET: International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology eISSN: 2319-1163 | pISSN: 2321-7308.
  15. Ganesh R Chate, “PROCESS PARAMETER SETTING FOR CORE SHOOTER MACHINE BY TAGUCHI APPROACH”, in science direct, procedia material science5(2014)1976 -1985.
  16. Nikhil R, Experimental study and Analysis of Mechanical behavior of Hygrothermally conditioned Glass/Epoxy Composites, International Journal of Composite Materials, Thomson Reuters. (COMMUNICATED)
  17. Nikhil R, Analysis and characterization of Tensile and Compressive Properties of the Chopped Strand Mat E-Glass Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composites,  Advanced Engineering and Applied Sciences: An International Journal, Volume 4, Issue 3, 2014.
  18. Vivek Tiwary and Narayan Prabhu, “ Cooling performance of select mineral oil and polymer quenchants” ASTM Journal, 2014.
  19. Vivek Tiwary, Adarsh patil, Zuber Mulla and Chandrashekar I. Bhavikatti, “Prediction of quench severity of various quench media based on hardness and microstructure studies” Volume 1, Issue 3 , May 2014, IJIRAE.
  20. Mahesh Kori, M. G. Kulthe, R. K. Goyal “Influence of Cu Micro Particles on Mechanical Properties of Injection Molded Polypropylene/Cu Composites” in International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), Vol. 3, Issue 6, June 2014, PP 14034-14043, ISSN: 2319-8753.
  21. Vinay M. Murgod, Dr. Anupama N. Kallol, Dr. Shivakumar S., Prof. Roopa R. Navalli, Prof. Sharachandra Kusugal published a paper titled “Analysis of Ph Meter Cover” in International Journal of Recent Technology & Engineering (IJRTE), Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2015, ISSN 2277-3878
  22. Jayant K. Kittur, Prof. M. N. Choudhari & Dr. M. B. Parappagoudar published a paper titled “Modelling and Multi-response Optimization of Pressure Die Casting Process Using Response Surface Methodology” at The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology ISSN 0268-3768 Volume:77 Combined 1-4, Int. Adv. Manuf. Techno.2015) 77:211-224, DOI 10.1007/s00170-0146451-x in March 2015
  23. Vinayak R. Malik, Prof. Sanjeev N K, Prof. H. Suresh Hebbar, Dr. Satish V. Kailas published a paper titled “Investigations on the Effect of Various Tool Pin Profiles in Friction Stir Welding Using Finite Element Simulations” Journal of Procedia Engineering, Vol. 97, January 2015, pp 1060-1068.
  24. Vinayak R. Malik, Prof. Sanjeev N K, Prof. H. Suresh Hebbar, Dr. Satish V. Kailas published a paper titled “Finite Element Simulation of Exit Hole Filling for Friction Stir Spot Welding – A Modified Technique to Apply Practically” Journal of Procedia Engineering, Vol. 97, January 2015, pp 1265-1273.
  25. Nikhil R, Ganesh Chate, Sharaschandra Kusugal, Mahesh A Kori published a paper on “Robust Design Approach to Analyze Casting Defects in Foundry Industry” in  Advanced Engineering and Applied Sciences: An International Journal 2015; 5(3): 53-58
  26. Ganesh Chate, Dr. Anupama Kallol published a paper on “Energy Auditing of Foundries” in Advanced Engineering and Applied Sciences: An International Journal, 2015; 5(3): 74-78
  27. Nikhil R, Mahesh A Kori, Dr. Shivakumar S, published a paper on “Mechanical & tribological characterization of  415 and 600 gsm fiber reinforced composites” in Advanced Engineering and Applied Sciences: An International Journal, 2015; 5(3): 34-41
  28. Geetanjali S. Guggari, Veena Badiger,  & Dr. Shivakumar S. Published Paper Titled  “ Microstructure & Wear Behaviour of as Cast AL-25 mg2Si-2Cu-2ni Alloy ”  in IJER; International Journal  Issue 9, Vol. 4, Page 470-474
  29. Sharachandra S. Kusugal Published a paper titled as “ Analysis of Resistance Spot Welding Parameters & Reduction of Spatters Using DOE approach”  Published in Volume 4, Issue 8, August 2015 in IJCMS-15
  30. Sharachandra S. Kusugal, Veena Badiger, Geetanjali S. Guggari & Dr. Shivakumar S. Presented & Published a Paper Titled as “ Design & Development of Blackboard Wiping Revive”  in IJSC : ISSN : 2347-2200
  31. Dr. J. K. Kittur Published a paper Titled “Study and Analysis of Effect of Cutting Parameters on Cutting Forces & Surface Roughness” in Advance Engg. & Applied Sciences (AEAS-2015) International Journal 2015; 5(3), ISSN 2320-3927, Page No. 63 to 73 Dt. 07th July 2015.

  International Conference:

  1. Anupama Kallol,Dr.Anand S.Deshpande,Machinability Analysis in Electro discharge Machining Process” at International Conference on Advanced Materials, published at the International Conference on Manufacturing, Management and Thermal Sciences [AMMMT] at SIT, Tumkur, 17 – 19 Nov 2010.
  2. Anupama Kallol,Dr.Anand S.Deshpande Investigations & Comparison of the Effect of Performance Characteristics on Tool Wear Ratio in Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) Process, published at ETRIM 2011, NIT Calicut, 11th & 12th June 2011.
  3. Anupama Kallol, Dr.Anand S.Deshpande, Dr.T.V.Herwadkar A Study of Performance in Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) Process, published in International Conference on Operational Excellence for Global Competitiveness-2011 (ICOEGC-2011) organized at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, from 3rd to 5th February 2011.
  4. Anupama Kallol,Dr.Anand S.Deshpande, Investigations and comparison of the effect of performance characteristics on Tool Wear Ratio (TWR) in Electric Discharge Machining (EDM) process, published in the 5th International Conference on Advances.
  5. Jayant K. Kittur, T.V. Herwadkar, M. B. Parappagoudar (2010) Modeling and Analysis of The Pressure Die Casting Using Response Surface Methodology, International conference on modeling, optimization, and computing, NIT Durgapur, October 28-30, 2010, AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1298 735-741.
  6. K.Kittur, Manjunath Patel G C, M N Choudhary, T V Herwadkar, M B Parappagoudar (2011) Neural Network Model to Predict Drilling parameters on Surface Roughness, 5th International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, S V NIT Surat, (June 2011)  pp.1238-1242
  7. Jayant K Kittur, Manjunath Patel G C , M N Choudhary, T V Herwadkar, M B Parappagoudar (2011) Neural Network model to Predict the Process parameters and Responses Using Forward and Reverse mapping, International Conference on Advances in Materials and Materials Processing, IIT Kharagpur,(December 9-11, 2011) pp33-34
  8. Jayant K Kittur, M N Choudhary, T V Herwadkar, M B Parappagoudar (2010) Modeling of Die casting using Response Surface Methodology, International Conference AMMMT 2010, SIT, Tumkur (18-19 November 2010)
  9. Vinayak Malik and Arunkumar P., “Re-designing and development of Key duplicating machine using product development approach” paper presented at International conference on “Advances in Manufacturing Engineering” held at MIT, Manipal on 24-26 October, 2007.
  10. Vinayak Malik, Midhun K M and Satish V. Kailas, “A study of shear friction factor and the development of finite element model for friction stir processing” paper presented at 8th International Conference on Industrial Tribology, held at The Westin Koregaon Park, Pune on 7-9 December, 2012
  11. Malik Vinayak, K.M. Midhun, Satish V. Kailas “A Study of Shear Friction Factor in FSP/FSW for Developing a Finite Element Model and Its Importance in the Context of Formation of Defect Free and Defective Weld” paper presented at 5th World Tribology Congress, held at Torino, Italy, on 8-13th September, 2013.
  12. Vinayak Malik, Sanjeev K, H. Suresh Hebbar, Satish V. Kailas “Optimization of Friction Stir Welding Process parameters Using Finite Element Approach” paper presented at International Conference on Friction Based Processes, held at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, on 3rd to 5th September, 2014.
  13. Ganesh R Chate, “PROCESS PARAMETER SETTING FOR CORE SHOOTER MACHINE BY TAGUCHI APPROACH”, in International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering,AMME 2014,held from 27/03/2014 to 29/03/2014 at NITK,Surathkal,Karnataka,India.and this paper is published in science direct, procedia material science5(2014)1976 -1985.
  14. Ganesh R Chate, “STUDY OF GEOMETRICAL DIMENSION AND PROCESS PARAMETER SETTING OF RAPID PROTOTYPING MACHINE BY ROBUST DESIGN”, got selected in International conference on polymer composites to be held on 19th and 20th secember 2014.
  15. Ganesh R Chate, “REJECTION ANALYSIS AND REDUCTION OF REJECTION IN CAST IRON FOUNDRY BY Design of Experiments” in International Conference On Advances in Materials and Materials Processing (ICAMMP- 2011) in December 2011 at Indian Institute of Technology  Kharagpur (Poster Presentation)
  16. Ganesh R Chate, “ADVNCES IN DRILLING OF COMPOSITE LAMINATES-A REVIEW”,in International Conference of Advanced Materials,manufacturing,management and Thermal Sciences -2013 ,May 03-04.(Paper Selected but not Presented) held at Siddaganga Institute of Tecnology,Tumkur,Karnataka-572103,India
  17. Ganesh R Chate, “FEM analysis of an Injection molding process ”,in International Conference of Advanced Materials,manufacturing,management and Thermal Sciences -2013 ,May 03-04 , held at  Siddaganga Institute of Tecnology,Tumkur,Karnataka-572103,India.
  18. Nikhil R, “Advances in drilling of Composite Laminates – A review”, AMMMT 2014, SIT, Tumkur, 3rd May, 2014.
  19. Nikhil R, “Study of degradation of GFRP under chemical exposure – review”, ICRTET, Puddukottai, Chennai, 13th March, 2014.
  20. Anand S. Deshpande, Dr. Arunkumar P and Mr. Vivek Tiwary, “Investigations into the effect of FDM process parameters on the be used responses of Dimensional accuracy and Surface roughness for making ABS patterns to in investment casting”, International conference on polymer composites, ICPC 2014.
  21. Mahesh Kori, M. G. Kulthe, R. K. Goyal “study on injection moulded polypropylene / copper composites” in Powder Metallurgy International conference and exhibition PM-13, 7-9 Feb. 2013, Hyatt Regency, Pune, India.
  22. Anupama N Kallol, Dr. Shivakumar S. presented & published a paper titled “The study and comparison of mechanical and corrosion properties of magnesium based alloys for medical implants”, in AMPD 2015 at SVNIT-Surat on 10th &11th January 2015
  23. Sharachandra Kusugal , Dr. Arunkumar P. presented & published a paper titled “Stress Analysis of Wing Root Fitting Box and Its Fatigue Life Estimation” in International Conference of Emerging Trends in Engineering, Mathematics & Applied Science (ICETEMAS-2015) , on 9th March 2015 at Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering college, New Delhi
  24. Anand A. Kulkarni, Prof. Suraj J. Patil, Dr. Jayant K. Kittur presented a paper tittled “Application of SMED Methodology – A Case Study in A Medium Scale Cast Iron Foundry” at International Conference on Advances in Production & Industrial Engineering (INCAPIE-2015), on 20th & 21st February 2015.
  25. Murali M. Ambekar, Dr. Jayant K. Kittur presented a paper titled “A Review on Process Modelling of Metal Matrix Composites Machining & Emerging Role of Soft Computing Techniques as Modelling Tools” at International Conference on Advances in Production & Industrial Engineering (INCAPIE-2015), on 20th & 21st February 2015
  26. Veena Badiger presented and published a technical paper titled “Investigation of Port leak in IC engines by paired comparison method” in international conference-ICETES 2015 held at Jain College, Belagavi on 24th April 2015
  27. Veena Badiger presented a technical paper titled “Resistance Spot welding of CRCA steel sheets using surface modified electrodes” in International conference- IAETSD 2015 held at Bengaluru on 07th June 2015.
  28. Satish V. Kailas & Prof. Vinayak R. Malik presented a paper titled “The role of friction in Friction stir welding” at National welding Seminar held during 22nd to 24th January 2015 at Jamshedpur
  29. Mahesh A. Kori, Prof. Nikhil R., Dr. Shivakumar S. presented a paper titled “Fabrication Characterization & Mechanical Behaviour of Polypropylene filled with Copper Particles Processed by Injection Moulding Process” at International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engg. (ICRAME-2015) held at Raisoni College of Engg. & Management , Pune on 26th to 28th February 2015
  30. Mahesh A. Kori, Annapurna Hosalli & Dr. Shivakumar, presented a technical paper titled “Dry sliding wear behaviour of as cast Al-30Mg 2 Si-4Fe alloy” at international conference ICPMAE , Pune on 31st may 2015.

  National Conferences:

  1. Ganesh R Chate, “Process Parameter setting of RP machine for ABS plastic using taguchi approach”,1ST NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EMERGING TRENDS IN CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE,held at KLS Gogte Institute of Technology,Belgaum 590008,on 13th October 2014.
  2. Ganesh R Chate, “AN INTRODUCTION TO LEAN SIX SIGMA” in national conferences on Recent Advances in Science ,Engineering,and management [NCRASEM] HELD ON 22nd and 23rd March 2013,at Dhananjay Mahadik group of Institutions ,Kagal,Kolhapur,Maharashtra,India.
  3. Nikhil R, “Manufacturing Excellence through lean, green and safe practice”, National Conference MLEGS, KIT, Kolhapur, February 2013.
  4. Vivek Tiwary , Mahesh Kori and Srinivas Kallol, “Determination of quench severities of different quench media by Cooling Curve Analysis method”, 1st national conference, ETCM 2014.
  5. Mahesh Kori, M. G. Kulthe, R. K. Goyal “Influence of Cu micro particles on Mechanical Properties of Injection Molded Polypropylene/Cu Composites” in National Conference on Materials for Electronic Applications (NCMEA-14), 30 Jan. – 1 Feb. 2014, Pune.