Profile
Name Dr. S. RAMESH BABU
Designation Professor & Head
Areas of Interest Metal Forming Superplastic forming Tool Design (Jigs, Fixtures and Press Tools) Manufacturing Processes Friction Stir welding and Processing
Room No. 4009
Intercom No. 400
Mobile 9962486928
Email Id (Official) rameshbabu@svce.ac.in
Email Id (Personal) srameshbabu1971@gmail.com
Qualification

B.E.-Mechanical Engineering-1993-University of Madras

M.E.-PRODUCTION ENGINEERING-1996-Anna University

Ph.D.  Some Studies on Experimental and Numerical Modeling of Superplastic Forming of Friction Stir Processed AZ31B Magnesium Alloy ? January 2014, Anna University

Academic Experience

Associate Professor, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, 01/06/2011 to  till date
Assistant Professor, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, 01/06/2008 to 31/05/2011

Senior Lecturer, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, 01/01/2002 to 31/05/2008

Lecturer, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, 06/12/2000 to 31/12/2001

Lecturer, St. Peters Engineering College, Avadi, 01/07/1996 to 01/12/2000

Courses Handled

I
Manufacturing Technology ? II
Applied Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Unconventional Machining Process
Design of Jigs, Fixtures and Press Tools
Process Planning and Cost Estimation
Engineering Economics and Cost Analysis
Advanced Tooling Design (M.E. CAD)
Industrial Robotics (M.E. CAD)
Non Destructive Evaluation (M.E. Mechatronics)
Engineering Practices Lab
Manufacturing Technology Lab -1
Manufacturing Technology Lab ? 2
Metrology and Measurements Lab
Machine Drawing Lab
Computer Aided Manufacturing lab

Research & Consultancy

Research Supervisor
Recognized as a Research Supervisor by Anna University for guiding M.S.(By Research) and Ph.D. scholars (Supervisor No- 2520019)

Research Areas

Welding, Machining, Forming, Friction Stir Welding, Friction Stir Processing, Friction Stir Spot Welding, Superplastic Forming, Severe Plastic deformation

Consultancy Work

Generated a sum of Rs. 28,000/- through consultancy work for external Research scholars at Technology Innovation centre in the area of Friction Stir welding, Processing and Superplastic forming.

Paper Publications

International Journals:

Ramesh Babu, Vijul Shah, Shyam.M.P, ?Determination of Material Parameters during Superplastic Forming of AZ31B Magnesium Alloy at Elevated Temperatures in Uniaxial Tensile Test?, 2015, Accepted for Publishing in Applied Mechanics and materials Journal, Transtech Publications

Ramesh Babu, S, Deivanayagam, S, Aravind, M, ?Determination of Material Parameters during Superplastic Forming of AA 5086 Alloy?, Procedia Engineering, Elsevier Publications, Vol. 97, 2014, pp. 1379 – 1386 (Impact factor (2012) : 0.235)

Ramesh Babu, S, Pavithran, S, Nithin,M, Parameshwaran, B, ?Effect of Tool Shoulder Diameter during Friction Stir Processing of AZ31B Alloy Sheets of Various Thickness?, Procedia Engineering, Elsevier Publications, Vol. 97, 2014, pp. 800 – 809. (Impact factor (2012) : 0.235)

Ramesh Babu, S, Karthik,P, Karthik, S, Arun Kumar, S & Joel Morris, 2014, ?Optimization of Process Parameters during Friction Stir Welding of dissimilar Aluminium Alloys (AA 5083 & AA 6061) using Taguchi L9 Orthogonal Array?, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 592-594, pp. 630-635.

Ramesh Babu, S, Senthil Kumar, VS, Karunamoorthy, L & Madhusudhan Reddy, G 2013, ?Investigation on the Effect of Friction Stir Processing on the Superplastic Forming of AZ31B alloy?, Materials and Design, vol. 53, pp.338-348. (Impact factor (2013): 2.913)

Ramesh Babu, S, Senthil Kumar, VS, Balasubramanian, V & Madhusudhan Reddy, G 2012, ?Tensile Properties and Microstructural Evolution of Friction Stir Processed Extruded AZ31B alloy?, Applied Mechanics and Materials, vol. 110-116, pp.606-610. (Impact Factor (2012): 0.113)

Ramesh Babu, S, Senthil Kumar, VS, Madhusudhan Reddy, G & Karunamoorthy, L 2012, ?Microstructural Changes and Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Processed Extruded AZ31B alloy?, Procedia Engineering, vol.38, pp. 2956-2966. (Impact factor (2012) : 0.235)

Ramesh Babu, S, Senthil Kumar, VS, Padmanabhan, KA, Superplastic Forming of Friction Stir Processed AZ31B Alloy ? An Experimental Study,? Submitted for Journal of Materials Processing and Technology?, Under review. (Impact factor (2013): 1.953)

Ramesh Babu, S and Senthil Kumar, VS, The Role of Forming Temperature during Superplastic Forming of AZ31B Magnesium Alloy under biaxial stressing?, Nirma University International Conference on Engineering, NUICONE ? 2013, Ahmedabad

Jaganathan, K & Ramesh Babu, S, 2013, ?Material Flow Analysis of Superplastically Formed AZ31B Mg-Alloy into a conical Shape?, International Conference on Engineering Materials and Processes (ICEMAP-2013), 23rd and 24th May 2013, held at Tagore Engineering College.

Audithiyan, V, Ramesh Babu, S, Sarath Kumar, R, Seshagopalan, M, 2013, ?Superplastic Behaviour of Al5086 into a Hemispherical die?, 2nd International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing & Automation (INCAMA ? 2013), Kalasalingam University.

Radhakrishnan, N, Ramesh Babu, S & Senthil Kumar, VS 2012. ?Process Optimization of Friction Stir Processed Magnesium Alloy?, presented at International Conference on Modeling, Optimisation and computing (ICMOC 2012), Noorul Islam University, Kanyakumari.

Radhakrishnan, N, Ramesh Babu, S & Senthil Kumar, VS 2012, ?Investigation of Formability of friction Stir processed magnesium alloy?, presented at 4th International and 25th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research conference (AIMTDR 2012), Jadavpur University, Kolkatta.

Ramesh Babu, S & Senthil Kumar, VS 2008, ?Effect of Friction Stir Processing on Mechanical Properties and Microstructural Transformations of Al-Si10Cu LM2 Alloy?, Proceedings of the 2nd International and 23rd All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference?, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2008

Ramesh Babu, S & Kannan, C, ?Determination of Optimum Cutting Parameters while Machining HCHCr Steel with K20 Carbide Tipped Tool, Proceddings of the International conference on Emerging Mechanical Technology ? Macro to Nano, BITS, Pilani

National Conferences

Sathish.k & Ramesh Babu, S, 2014, ?Superplasticity Behaviour of AZ31B Magnesium Alloy into Cylindrical Die?, National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering [ETME], Valliammai Engineering College, 9th April 2014.

R. Purnachandran & Ramesh Babu S, ?Effetc of Sheet Thickness during Superplastic Forming of AZ31B alloy into a Hemispherical Die?, 4th National Conference on Advancement and Recent Innovations in Mechanical Engineering, 11th April 2014.

Prabaharan, G & Ramesh Babu, S, 2013, ?Experimental study on Superplastic Forming of Rectangular Box Shape using AZ31 magnesium Alloy Sheet?, 3rd National Conference on Emerging trends in Design, Thermal and Manufacturing, Saveetha Engineering College

Senthil Kumar, VS & Ramesh Babu, S 2013, ?Superplastic Forming of AZ31B magnesium alloy into a hemispherical die?, presented at National Conference on Advances in Naval materials (ADNAM-2013), NIOT, Chennai.

Ramesh Babu,S & Srikrishna,P, 2012, ?An Experimental Studies on the Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Processed AZ31B Alloy?, Emerging Research and advances in Mechanical Sciences (ERA ? 2012), Velammal Engineering College.

Conference / Workshop / FDP

Workshops Attended
Workshops /FDP / Conferences Conducted

Organized a Seven days faculty development training program on ?Engineering Graphics? approved by centre for faculty development, Anna University during 23rd June ? 30th June 2014.

Organized three days Practical based training program ?Gear Manufacturing? for students.

Organized two days workshop on ?Design of Experiments? for Students.

Conducted a six days Faculty development program in ?Design of Experiments and Optimization Techniques? during 16-21, December 2013.

Co-cordinator for the Two days national conference on ?Research Perspectives in Mechanical Engineering (REPMEC 2011)?, organized during 1st and 2nd APRIL 2011.

Assisted in conducting short term training programme on Damage Prevention and Life Enhancement of Industrial components by surface treatment? during 19th ? 1st December 2001. An approach to Intelligent Machining? during 4th to 15th June 2001. Cold Forming of Engineering Components ? State of the Art? during 19th ? 21st December 2002.

Workshops Attended

National workshop on ?Titanium Matrix Composites?, on 30th August 2013 conducted by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai ? 600 036

Two day National Workshop on ?Multi-Response Optimization?, held on 21st and 22nd March 2013 organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Saveetha Engineering College

International Conference on ?Modeling Optimization and Computing?, (ICMOC 2012) on 10th and 1tth April 2012 held at Noorul Islam University, Kumaracoil ? 629 180.

National workshop on ?Advances in Manufacturing (AIM ? 2011)?, on 23rd July 2011organized by the Department of Production Engineering, velammal Engineering College, Chennai.

Two-day International workshop on ?Electromagnetic Forming Technology (EMFT 2010) on 11th & 12th November 2010 organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Anna University, Chennai ? 25

Awareness workshop on ?Eco- Friendly welding Process?, organized by Centre for Materials Joining and Research (CEMAJOR), Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University, AnnamalaiNagar, Chidambaram.

National Workshop on ?Surface Engineering (SurE?10)?, on 9th ? 10th April 2010 organized by the Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University, Chdiambaram.

National workshop on ?Environmentally Cleaner Welding Process? on 17-18, April 2009 organized by the Indian Welding Society, Annamalainagar center.

Indo-US seminar on ?Research Perspectives for University Excellence: A US Model for India?, on 10th August 2009 organized by the Department of Manufacturing Engineering, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University.

2nd International and 23rd ?All India Manufacturing technology, Design and Research Conference? held on 15-17, December 2008 organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai

National Conference on ?Advances in Robotics, Precision Engineering & Manufacturing Techniques?, on 14th & 15th March 2008 at Madras Institute of technology, Anna University.

Two day workshop on ?Teaching Finite Element Analysis? held on 13th and 14th December 2007 at R.M.K. Engineering College, Kavaraipettai.

International Conference on ?Emerging Mechanical technology ? macro to nano (EMTM2N-2007) held during 16-18 February 2007 at BITS, Pilani

Faculty Development program on ?Finite Element Technique? form 29th May to 10th June 2006, Organized Centre for Faculty Development, College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University

Conference on ?Advances in Materials and Manufacturing Technology? on 2nd April 2004 organized by the Manufacturing Engineering Section, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai.

Faculty Development Program on ?Design of Jigs, Fixtures and Press Tools? held on 24th ? 29th November 2003 at MEPCO Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi.

National Conference on ?MEMS & NANOTECHNOLOGY?, HELD ON 28TH February and 1st March, 2003.

Three day Short term course in Cold forming of Engineering Components ? State of the Art conducted by the Department of Mechanical Engineering from 19th ? 21st December 2002.

Short term training programme on ?Damage Prevention and Life Enhancement of Industrial Components by Surface Treatment? conducted by the Department of Mechanical Engineering from 19th ? 1st December 2001.

Short term training programme on ?An Approach to Intelligent Machining? conducted by the Department of Mechanical Engineering from 4th ? 15th June, 2001.

National Seminar on ?Computer Aided Inspection and Advanced Metrology?, on 1st and 2nd February 1996 organized the Department of Production technology, MIT Campus, Anna University, Chennai ? 44

National Seminar on ?Robots and Sensors for Production Applications?, on 23rd and 24th February 1995 organized by the Department of Production technology, MIT Campus, Anna University, Chennai ? 44

Short term course on ?Total quality Management and ISO 9000?, on 7th April to 28th April 1995 organized by the Centre for University-Industry Collaboration, Anna University, Madras ? 25

Laboratory Handled
Training Attended
Additional Responsibilities

Faculty Advisor ? M.E. – ICE (2013-2015)
Class Committee Chairperson ? M.E. ? Mechatronics (2014-2016)

Academic Monitoring Committee member

Machine Shop I/c

IGNITION ? National Level symposium coordinator

Committee member (UG Projects)

Member ? Industry Institution Interaction cell

Organizing Committee member (For various workshop and conferences)

Coordinator for CETHAR CVL award in selecting the Best Outgoing Mechanical Engineering student every year

Achievements
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