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Name Dr. S. SARAVANAN
Designation Professor
Areas of Interest I.C Engines Alternative Fuels Bio-Diesel Renewable Energy Combustion
Room No. 4011
Intercom No. 850
Mobile 9444339292
Email Id (Official) saran@svce.ac.in
Email Id (Personal)
Qualification

Ph.D INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES 2012-Anna University Chennai

M.E.-THERMAL ENGINEERING-2002-UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS

M.M.M-Marketing Management-1998-ALAGAPPA UNIVERSITY

B.E.-MECHANICAL-1994-BHARATHIYAR UNIVERSITY

Academic Experience

SVCE, Sriperumbudur-Professor & Head

SVCE, Sriperumbudur-Professor

SVCE, Sriperumbudur-Asst Professor

SVCE, Sriperumbudur-Senior Lecturer

SVCE, Sriperumbudur-Lecturer

MARUTHI INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, KANCHIPURAM-HOD

PALLAVAN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING-Lecturer

PALLAVAN POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE, KANCHIPURAM-Lecturer

PANDIAN POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE,THIRUPATHUR-Lecturer

Courses Handled

Theory Subjescts Handled
Power Plant Engineering

Heat and Mass Transfer

Engineering Thermodynamics

Applied Thermodynamics

Thermal Engineering

Turbo Machines

Alternative fuels and energy systems

Advanced I.C.engines

Automobile Engineering

Heat and mass Transfer

Engineering Graphics

Finite Element analysis

Engineering Management

Principles of Management

Engineering Economics and cost analysis

Total Quality Management

Advanced Thory of I.C.engines
Theory Subject Handling
Applied Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Laboratory Handled
Thermal Lab (Mechanical)�I & II

Engine Performance and Emission Testing Laboratory

Basic Workshop

Manufacturing Technology Laboratory

Research & Consultancy

International Journals

“Effect Of EGR on Performance and Emission Characteristics of Diesel Engine at Advanced Injection Timingl”, Int. J. Oil, Gas and Coal Technology , Vol. 7, No. 3, pp.335-345 (2014)
“Correlation forIgnition Delay of CI Engine Fuelled with Diesel and Biodiesel”, InternationalJournal of Green Energy , 11:5,542-557 (2014)
“Theoretical And Experimental Investigation On Effect Of Injection Timing On Nox Emission Of Biodiesel Blend”, Energy, Vol.66, No.3 pp216-221 (2014).
“Predictive Equations for Viscosity and Cetane Number of Biodiesel”, German Journal Of Renewable And Sustainable Energy Research (GJRSER), Vol. 1, Issue. 1, pp. 23-28, (2013)
“Simultaneous reduction of NOx and smoke emission of CI engine fuelled with biodiesel”, IIRE International Journal of Renewable energy,Vol.8, No. 2,pp.59-66(2013)
Multi Response Optimization In Emission Control Of CI Engine Fuelled With Crude Rice Bran Oil Blend�,Int. J.Oil,Gas and Coal Technology,Vol.5, No.1,pp.106-120,2012.
Comparison Of Blends Of Conventional Diesel Fuel And CRBO Containing High Levels Of FFFA in a DI Diesel Engine�,Int.J.Alternative Propulsion,Vol.2,No.2,pp.109-124, 2012.
Multi Response Optimization Of NOx Emission Of A Stationary Diesel Engine Fuelled With Crude Rice Bran Oil Methyl Ester�,Journal of oil, gas,science and Technology,Published online DOI: http: //dx.doi.org/10.2516/ogst/2011161.
Correlation For Thermal NOx Formation In CI Engine Fuelled With Diesel and Biodiesel�,Energy,Vol.42, No.2,pp.401-410,2012.
Effect of EGR on Emission Characteristics of Crude Rice Bran Oil Blend As A CI Engine Fuel at Higher Injection Pressure, International journal of contemporary science and Engineering,Vol 2,No 1-2,pp.53-63.
Effect Of Single Double Bond In The Fatty Acid Profile Of Biodiesel On Its Properties As A CI Engine Fuel, International Journal of Energy and Environment Volume 2,Issue 6,2011 pp.1141-1146.
Role of a biodiesel blend in sustaining the energy and environment as a CI engine fuel�,International Journal of Energy and Environment, Vol.2,No.1,pp.179-190,2011.
Controlling NOx Emission of Crude Rice Bran Oil Blend for Sustainable Environment�,Clean,Vol.39,No.6,pp. 515-521,2011.
Investigation on combustion characteristics of crude rice bran oil methyl ester blend as a heavy duty automotive engine fuel�,Int.J.Oil,Gas and Coal Technology,Vol.4,No.3,pp. 282-295,2011.
Application Of Taguchi�s Orthogonal Array In Reducing The NOx Emission Of A Stationary Diesel Engine�, Int. J. Oil, Gas and Coal Technology,Vol.4,No.4,pp. 398-409,2011.
Optimization of a Stationary Diesel Engine Fuelled With Crude Rice Bran Oil Methyl Ester Using The Taguchi Method�, ASME Journal of Engg for Gas Turbines and power,Vol.133/124501,1-4,2011.
combustion characteristics of a stationary diesel engine fuelled with a blend of crude rice bran oil methyl ester and diesel�,Energy,Vol.35, No.11,pp.94�100,2010.
Investigation on a non-edible vegetable oil in sustaining the energy and environment as a CI engine fuel�, Journal of renewable and sustainable energy,Vol.2,Article No.013108,2010.
Multi response optimization of NOx emission of a stationary diesel engine�,Fuel,Vol.89,No.11, pp.3235�3240,2010.
Comparison of Combustion Characteristics of Crude Rice Bran Oil Methyl Ester with Diesel as a CI Engine Fuel�,Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy�,Vol.3,No 1,pp.32-36,2009.
Feasibility analysis of crude rice bran oil methyl ester blend as a stationary and automotive diesel engine fuel�,Energy for Sustainable Development,Vol.13,No.1,pp.52-55,2009.
The comparative analysis of diesel engine combustion and emission parameters fueled with palm oil methyl esters and its diesel blends Int. J. Oil,Gas and Coal Technology Vol.2,No. 1,pp.70-82(2009).
9Combustion Analysis Of DI Diesel Engine When Fuelled With Sunflower Methyl Ester And Its Diesel Blends International Journal of. Vehicle Design Vol.50,Nos.1/2/3/4 pp 289-303(2009).
Effect of blending crude rice bran oil methyl ester with diesel on properties as CI engine fuel�,Journal of the Energy Institute,Vol.82,No.3, pp.185-187, 2009.
Biodiesel production from high FFA crude rice bran oil and investigation on its properties as CI engine fuel�, Int.J.Oil,Gas and Coal Technology,Vol. 2,No.4,pp,389-398, 2009.
Combustion And Emission Characteristics Of Diesel Engine Fuelled With Rice Bran Oil methyl Ester And Its Diesel Blends Thermal Science Vol.12,No.1,(2008)pp 139-150.
Effect of FFA of Crude Rice Bran Oil on the Properties of Diesel Blends�,Journal of American Oil chemists Society,Vol.85 No 8 pp 663-666,2008.
High FFA Crude Rice Bran Oil-A Renewable Feedstock For Sustainable Energy And Environment�,Clean, Vol.36 No.(10-11)pp.830-834,2008.
Role of Biofuels in a Sustainable Environment ?A Technical Study Clean Vol.36 No.(10-11)pp 830-834(2008).
Feasibility Study Of Crude Rice Bran Oil As A Diesel Substitute In a DI-CI Engine Without Modifications Energy for Sustainable Development, Vol.11,No.3 pp.83-92,2007.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Effect of cooled EGR in Emission Characteristics of DI CI Engine as Fuelled with biodiesel Blend, International conference in Magna on Emerging Engineering Trends, MAGNA College of Engineering, Chennai, April 11-12,2011.
Effect of Single Double Bond in the fatty acid profile of biodiesel on its properties as a CI Engine fuel, International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Renewable Energy,College of Engineering,Guindy, Anna University Chennai, 18-21 August, 2010.
The effect of injection timing on NOX emissions of a direct injection diesel engine fuelled with biodiesel and its blends, International Conference on Energy engineering, Pondichery Engineering Collge,Pondichery, Jan 7-9 2009.
Comparison of Combustion Characteristics of Rice Bran Oil in Its Crude and Refined Form with Diesel When Used As a CI Engine Fuel,ICAMB 2009 VIT University,Vellore,Dec 14-16 2009.
Simulation Of Biodiesel Properties, ICAMB 2009 VIT University, Vellore, Dec 14-16 2009.
Emission Characteristics of DI CI Engine fuelled with High FFA CRBO blend, 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition Boston, Massachusetts, USA , Oct 31-Nov 6,2008.
Effect of combustion Parameters on Tail Pipe emission of a Biodiesel Engine, ICONICE-2007, International Conference and XX National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion. J NTU, Hyderabad, Dec 6-9,2007.
Emission Characteristics Of A Direct Injection Diesel Engine Fuelled With Bio-Diesel And Its Blend, An international conference INCRUIS-2006, at Kongu Engg College, Erode 4 � 6 January 2006.
Analysis of the Effect of in-cylinder parameters on NOx and HC Emissions of a CI Engine Using Artificial Neural Networks,SAE 2006-01-3313 Powertrain & Fluid Systems Conference and Exhibition,Toronto, Canada,Oct 16-19, 2006.
Effect of Refining Rice Bran Oil in its Performance and Emission Characteristics as a fuel in D.I diesel engine, SAE 2006-01-3366 Power train & Fluid Systems Conference and Exhibition, Toronto, Canada, Oct 16-19, 2006.
Performance And Emission Characteristics of Single Cylinder Direct DI Diesel Engine Fuelled With Sunflower oil &its Methyl ester, F2006P033 FISITA 2006, Yokohama, Japan, October 22-27 2006.
Engine Analysis of Single Cylinder DI Diesel Engine fueled with Sunflower oil, Sunflower oil Methyl Ester and its blends, ICEF2006-1573 ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division 2006 Fall technical conference, Sacramento, California, USA, Nov 5-8 2006.
Prediction Of Fuel Quality Using In-Cylinder Parameters, 14th ISME International Conference, Delhi College Of EngineeringDelhi 12-14 Dec 2005.
Reduction Of Exhaust Emissions By Using Alcohols As Additives, 14th ISME International Conference, Delhi College Of Engineering Delhi, 12-14 Dec 2005.
NATIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Effect of EGR on Emission Characteristics of Crude Rice Bran Oil Blend as a CI Engine Fuel at Higher Injection Pressure, NCAAT-2010 REC, Thandalam,July 16-17 2010.
Estimation of Cetane Number of a Biodiesel Based upon In-cylinder Parameters Using Artificial Neural Networks, National Conference on Biofuels for IC Engines (NCBIC06), NITK, Surathkal,March 2006.
Enhancement of fresh Water Formation in LTTD Plant Using New Thermal Design Shell And Tube Condenser, Proceeding of Second National Conference on �Advances in Mechanical Engineering (AIM � 2005) at Hyderabad organized by Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderbad AP, pg. No. T-145 to T-147,May,13-14,2005.
Combustion Characteristics Of A Direct Injection Diesel Engine Fuelled With Rice Branoil And Its Blend, XIX National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion, Annamalai University, Chidambaram,21-23, Dec 2005.
Comparison of Combustion Characteristics of Rice bran oil with Diesel as a fuel in Direct Injection Diesel Engine,NATCON-ME 2004 Dept Of Mechanical Engineering, M.S.R.I.T., Bangalore -560054, 12-13 March,2004.
Effect Of Ethanol On The Emission Characteristics Of Two Stroke Petrol Engines, NATCON-ME 2004 Dept Of Mechanical Engineering, M.S.R.I.T., Bangalore -560054, 12-13 March, 2004.
Experimental Investigation on a CI Engine using Rice Bran oil, National Conference on Advanced trends in Mechanical Engineering Bharth Institute of Science & Technology,Ch-73, Dec2002.
Tail-pipe Emissions of a Stationary C.I. Engine fuelled with Rice Bran Oil, National Seminar on Vehicle Dynamics (NVSD)-2003 at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, A.P.10-11,Feb,2003.
CONSULTANCY
Principal Investigator for a consultanct work with M/S Gates Unitta India company Private Ltd, sriperumbudur. Phase I of the work (For Rs 80,000/-) was completed and submitted the report at the end of August 2011. Second phase of the work for a value of Rs.3,75,000/= is on going.

Conference / Workshop / FDP

Workshops and Conferences Attended
Attended the AICTE sponsored seminar on “Automotive Electronics and Electronic Engine Management” from 20th to 22nd Mar’14, conducted by Department of Automobile Engineering, Rajalakshmi Engg. College.

Attended the AICTE sponsored seminar on “Electronic Engine Management” 15&16th Mar’13, conducted by Department of Automobile Engineering, Rajalakshmi Engg.

Attended the Two day national level workshop on “Multi-Response optimisation”22nd &23th Mar’13 at Saveetha Engineering college conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Attended the AICTE Faculty Development Programme on “Contemporary Research and Practices in Pollutant Elimination Systems towards Cleaner Environment” 20.5.13 to 26.5.13 at SVCE conducted by Department of Chemical Engineering.

Attended the Faculty Development Programme on “Design of Experiments and Optimisation Techniques” One week. 16.12.13 to 21.12.13 at SVCE conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Attended the AICTE sponsored Staff development programme on “Recent Advances in Engineering Materials” 18.7.2011 to 23.7.2011 at Rajalakshmi Engineering college.

Attended the A Special course on “Automotive Exhaust System & NVH” 23.7.11 to 30.7.11 at svce conducted by SVCE & Ashok Leyland � Technical Center.

Attended the One day workshop on “Latest Advancement in Automotive Testing” 12.3.2012 at svce conducted by Atalon & SVCE.

Presented papers in following International conferences
International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Renewable Energy,18-21 August,2010,College of Engineering,Guindy,Anna University Chennai.
Presented papers in following national conferences
National Conference on Advanced trends in Mechanical Engineering at Bharath Institute of Science & Technology,Ch-73,13-14 December 2002.
National Seminar on Vehicle Dynamics (NVSD)-2003 at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam,A.P,10-11, February 2003.
National Conference on Advances in Automotive Technology-2010, July 16-17 2010,REC,Thandalam.
Participation in conferences and workshop
All India Seminar on Energy conservation and policy making for small and medium scale industries at PSG College of Tech, Coimbatore-July 2004.
National seminar on Advanced Manufacturing Technology at CEG, Guindy,may 2003.
Three day Workshop on CFD organized by SVCE sponsored by ISTE (TN & P), 24-26,October,2002.
National seminar on Nano science and Technology, organized by SVCE, May 2004.
Two-day workshop on ?Automotive materials and Electronics?. Organized by SVCE,March2005.
One day workshop on Energy Audit at Rajalakshmi Engg.Colllege, Chennai, October2005.
One day Seminar on Jetropha Chennai, December 2005.
Three day Work shop on Effective Energy management Through Energy audit, organized by A.C.College of Technology, Anna University Chennai, February 2006.
AICTE sponsored staff development programme on �Recent Advances in Engineering Materials, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai held between18th July to 23rd July 2011.
One day seminar on �Latest Advancement in Automotive Testing�, SVCE, jointly organized by Atalon & SVCE, Chennai held on 12th March 2012.REC
Chaired sessions/ Delivered invited talks(s)
Delivered an invited talk in a one day work shop on �Advances in Thermal Engineering� on 17the March 2012 organized by Department of Mechanical engineering, QIS College of Engineering & Technology, Ongole, AndraPradesh.

Laboratory Handled
Training Attended
Additional Responsibilities

Current Responsibilities
Head of the Department

Assistant Transport Convener

III Cell Convener

Bio-Diesel Cell Coordinator

Research and Consultancy Incharge

ISO � Research Objective Coordinator

Engine Testing lab In-charge

Automotive Fuels and Lubricants Lab – Associate

AICTE Web Portal Coordinator

Achievements
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