Mr. A. Varunkumar

Designation : Assistant Professor
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : M.Tech,
Phone : +91 44 2275 1347(Office)
Email ID : varunkumar@crescent.education

Teaching

Educational Background

Programme Discipline Year of Passing University
M.Tech Advanced Manufacturing 2011 SASTRA University, Thanjavur.
B. E Mechanical Engineering 2009 Arunai Engineering College, Anna University, Chennai.

Work Experience

Designation Institution Duration No. of Years
Asst. Professor B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute June, 2011 to till date 5 yrs & 5 months

Lecture courses

  • Solid Mechanics
  • Machine Component Design
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Finite Element Methods
  • Basic Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Graphics

Research

Areas Of Research Interest

  • Materials joining processes.
  • Solid State Welding Processes.
  • Simulation of Heat Flow in a Welding Process using HYPERMESH Tool.
  • Metallurgical behavior of Alloys.

Research Publications

International & National Journal

  • Published a paper titled “Effect of Welding Parameters on Metallurgical Properties of Friction Stir Welded Aluminium Alloy 6063-O” in Journal of Applied Sciences, July 2012.Journal of Applied Sciences 12(12):1255-1264, 2012,ISSN: 1812-5654, DOI: 10.3923/jas.2012.1255.1264
  • Published a paper titled “Numerical Analysis of Flow Stress and Temperature Distribution of Friction Stir Welded Aluminium Alloy 6063-O” in IOSRD International Journal of Engineering, November 2014.IOSRD International Journal of Engineering: Volume 1, Issue 1, Nov 2014, Pages:01-08.
  • Published a paper titled “Influence of Process Parameters on Aluminium Alloy 6061-O joints by Friction Stir Welding Process” in Bonfring International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management Science, August 2015.
  • Bonfring International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management Science,Volume 5, Issue 3, August 2015, Pages: 111-114.
  • Published a paper titled “Grey Relational Analysis and Taguchi Method for the Parametric Optimization of Single Pass Friction Stir Welded Aluminium Alloy 7075-T6 Joints” in Applied Mechanics and Materials, Trans Tech Publications.Volume 852, PP- 331-336,April 2016.

International Conference

  • Presented a paper titled “Microstructural Evolution of Friction Stir Welded Aluminium Alloy 6063-O” in “2nd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical, Manufacturing and Building Sciences” 09-11 January 2012 held at VIT University, Vellore.
  • Presented a paper titled “Effect of Welding Parameters on Metallurgical Properties of Friction Stir Welded Aluminium Alloy 6063-O” in ,b>“International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems” 17th& 18th Feb 2012 held at SASTRA University, Thanjavur.
  • Presented a paper titled “Mechanical and Metallurgical Properties of Friction Stir Welded Aluminium Alloy 6061-O” in “International conference on Advances in Materials, Manufacturing and Applications” April 9th to 11th 2015 held at NIT Trichy.
  • Presented a paper titled “Grey Relational Analysis and Taguchi Method for the Parametric Optimization of Single Pass Friction Stir Welded Aluminium Alloy 7075-T6 Joints” in “International Conference on Mechanical Engineering Design” April 25th to 26th 2016 held at SSN College of Engineering, Chennai.

National Conference

  • Presented a paper titled “Numerical Analysis of Flow Stress and Temperature Distribution of Friction Stir Welded Aluminium Alloy 6063-O” in “4th National Conference on Advances and Innovations in Civil & Mechanical Engineering” August 23rd 2014 held at Vel Tech High Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Chennai.
  • Attended a five day induction training programme for faculty sponsored by “Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology & NCSTC Delhi”, B. S. Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai (June 2011).
  • Attended a five day workshop on “Engineering Graphics” organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, B. S. Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai (July 2011).
  • Gone through a two day course on “Welding Technology and Inspection” conducted by Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Madras (March 2012).
  • Gone through a two day course on “Materials Selection and Testing of Materials” conducted by Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Madras (October 2012).
  • Gone through a one day workshop on “Thermal Spraying and Cladding” conducted by Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Madras (October 2013).
  • Attended one day workshop on “Quality Assurance in Academic and Sponsored Research” conducted by B. S Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai (March 2015).
  • NRB Research Dissemination Workshop on “Friction Stir Processing of Aluminium Alloys and Composites” conducted by Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Madras (March 2015).
  • Participated in three day course on “Welding Technology, Metallurgy and Quality Assurance” conducted by IIW India and AWS India Section (June 2015).

Extension

Additional Responsibilities:

  • In charge of Welding Laboratory
  • Member – Curriculum development for B.Tech Mechanical Engineering.
  • Member in Preparation of Alumini details for NBA – CAD-CAM
  • Lead Faculty of aSOP
  • PG project guidance