RESEARCH ACTIVITIES AND FACILITIES & THRUST AREAS

The department offers Ph.D Programme in the following two categories

  • Part-time internal – Staff members in the same department to acquire higher qualification
  • Part-time external – Staff members in the nearby institution and industry to acquire higher qualification

Research Facilities:

  • Leaf Spring Test Rig with Data acquisition system
  • Coil Spring Test with Data acquisition system
  • Damper Characteristics analysis Testing with Data acquisition system
  • Diesel Engine and water cool dynamometer with computerized data logging test rig
  • Five Gas Analyzer
  • Multi cylinder petrol engine with dynamometer
  • Single cylinder two wheeler engine test rig
  • Vehicle Design
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Vehicle Control Systems
  • Automotive Suspensions Design and control
  • Automotive systems
  • IC Engines – Combustion Performance & Emission]
  • Alternate fuels and Energy sources
  • Aerodynamics of Vehicles
  • Manufacturing of Automobile Component

Research Thrust Areas

Ph.D Approved Research Supervisors

Name of the Supervisor Area of Specialization
Dr. M. Subramanian
  • IC Engines – Combustion Performance & Emission
  • Alternate fuels and Energy sources
  • Aerodynamics of Vehicles
  • Manufacturing of Automobile Components
  • Other Areas related to Automobile Engineering
Dr. K. Prabu
  • Vehicle Design
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Vehicle Control Systems
  • Automotive Suspensions Design and control
  • Automotive systems
  • Other Areas related to Automobile Engineering

Ph.D Research Scholars – On Roll

Registered under B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute

Sl. No. RRN Name of the Scholar Session Part / Full time Internal / External Affiliation Area of Research Research Supervisors
1 1395101 Mr. S. Karthkeyan Jan 2013 Part time Internal Assistant Professor ,
Department of AutomobileEngg.,
B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute
Internal combustion Engine Dr. M. Subramanian
2 140953704001 Mr. R. Govindhoss July 2014 Part time External UCAL fuel system,
Senior General Manager, Marketing
Analysis of Automotive Electrical systems Dr. M. Subramanian
3 140953704002 Mr. V. Deepan July 2014 Part time Internal Assistant Professor ,
Department of Automobile Engg.,
B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute
Dynamic and ergonomic analysis for two wheelers Dr. M. Subramanian
4 150953104001 Mr. N. Rajmohan Jan 2015 Part time Internal Assistant Professor
Department of Automobile Engg.,
B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute
Emission control in IC Engine Dr. M. Subramanian
5 150953704001 Mr. C. Dineshkumar Jully 2015 Part time Internal Assistant Professor
Department of Automobile Engg
B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute
Automotive Electronics Dr. M. Subramanian
6 150953704002 Mr. V.S. Sethukannan July 2015 Part time External Associate Consultant,
Tata consultancy services, Chennai
Vehicle Dynamics & Big Data analysis Dr. K. Prabu
7 150953704003 Mr. N. Venkatesh July 2015 Part time External Deputy Manager R &D
Technical centre India, Bosch Limited, Bangalore
Vehicle Dynamics Dr. K. Prabu
8 160953104001 Mr. P. Arjunraj Jan 2016 Part time External Deputy Manager Engines
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd
Engines internal combustion Dr. M. Subramanian
9 160953104002 Mr. M. Arul Murugan Jan 2016 Part time External Associate Professor
Meenakshi college of Engineering
Investigation of hybrid semi active suspension framework for breakable Dr. K. Prabu