Personal Profile

Dr.Thyla P R

Academic Title: Professor
Date of Joining: 21/06/1993
Educational Qualification(s): B.E ( Mechanical Engineering ) - PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore - 1987
M.Tech ( Machine Design ) - Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai - 1990
Ph.D ( Mechanical Engineering ) Supervisor: Dr R Rudramoorthy

Contact Information: prt.mech@psgtech.ac.in
Google Scholar URL: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=Mzokd5EAAAAJ&hl=en

Skills

In Brief


Dr.P.R.Thyla has been teaching at PSG since 1993. She has published over 50 articles in peer-reviewed national and international journals. She has completed 7 sponsored research projects for reputed organizations. Currently, she is the Professor and Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, PSG Tech.

Subject Expertise


Finite element applications in manufcaturing
Dynamics of Machinery
Strength of Materials
Surface Engineering and Tribology
Kinematics of Machinery

Research Area


Composite Materials
Surface Engineering and Tribology
Composite Materials
Machine Design
Finite Element Analysis





Professional Experience:

Academic

Lecturer, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 21/06/1993 - 31/08/2006 )
Assistant Professor, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 01/09/2006 - 27/04/2007 )
Associate Professor, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 30/04/2007 - 25/02/2016 )
Professor, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 26/02/2016 - 04/12/2017 )


Membership:

Fellow - The Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkatta
Life Member - Tribology Society of India , Haryana




International & National Journals

S.No. Journal Paper Title Year Role Volume
1 Journal of Natural Fibers Characterization and Comparative Analysis on Mechanical and Acoustical Properties of Camellia Sinensis/Ananas Comosus/Glass Fiber Hybrid Polymer Composites 2019 Co Author --------
2 JOURNAL OF TESTING AND EVALUATION Optimization of Process Parameters of Epoxy Granite for Strength and Damping Characteristics Using TOPSIS Method 2019 Co Author 49
3 Defence Science Journal Assessing the Performance of Nano Lubricant on Zinc Aluminium Alloy 2019 Co Author 69
4 JOURNAL OF NATURAL FIBERS Measuring Methods of Acoustic Properties and Influence of Physical Parameters on Natural Fibers: A Review, 2019 Co Author 0
5 MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING PROCESSES Multi-attribute optimization of end milling epoxy granite composites using TOPSIS 2019 Co Author 34
6 Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications Structural Investigation of Steel-Reinforced Epoxy Granite Machine Tool Column By Finite Element Analysis 2018 Co Author 0
7 JOURNAL OF REINFORCED PLASTICS AND COMPOSITES Mechanical and dynamic properties of alternate materials for machine tool structures: A review 2018 Co Author 37
8 MACHINING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY A strategy for minimization of thermal error in headstock assembly of CNC lathe 2018 Co Author 0
9 Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities Analysis of Molten Pool Characteristics on Hybrid GMAW Process 2017 Co Author ISSN: 2249
10 Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology Effects of the use of a flat wire electrode in gas metal arc welding and fuzzy logic model for the prediction of weldment shape profile 2017 Co Author 31
11 Bulletin of Materials Science A low cost, light weight cenosphere-aluminium composite for brake application 2016 Main Author 39
12 Advances in Engineering Software Structural design optimization of roof slab of a pool type sodium cooled fast reactor 2016 Co Author 102
13 Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment Development of optimum friction new nano hybrid composite liner for biodiesel fuel engine 2016 Co Author 47
14 Annals of Faculty Engineering Hunedora, International Journal of Engineering, Development and Characterization of Aluminum Cenosphere Metal Matrix Composite 2016 Co Author 14
15 Journal of the Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers Thermo-mechanical analysis of cenosphere-aluminium composite brake rotor 2016 Co Author 37
16 Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment Development of optimum friction new nano-hybrid composite liner for biodiesel fuel engine” 2016 Co Author 47
17 Transportation Research Part D Development of optimum friction new nano hybrid composite liner for biodiesel fuel engine 2016 Co Author 47
18 International Journal of ChemTech Research Investigation of corrosion behavior of light weight nano-hybrid Al 6061-ZrO2–SiC-Gr composites 2015 Main Author 8
19 Carbon - Science and Technology Investigation on dynamic analysis of VMC bed using epoxy composite 2015 Co Author 7
20 Korean Journal of Materials Research Optimization of wear behavior on cenosphere -aluminium composite 2015 Co Author 25
21 International Journal of ChemTech Research Corrosion behavior of cenosphere - aluminium metal matrix composite in seawater condition 2015 Co Author 8
22 Materials Express Mechanical and dynamic properties of nettle-polyester composite 2015 Co Author 5
23 International Journal for Annals of Nuclear Energy Experimental and numerical investigations on roof slab of a pool type sodium cooled fast reactor based on model studies 2015 Co Author 85
24 Energy Conservation and Management, Elsevier Synthesis of new aluminum nano hybrid composite liner for energy saving in diesel engines 2015 Co Author 98
25 Energy Conversion and Management ynthesis of new aluminum nano hybrid composite liner for energy saving in diesel engines 2015 Co Author 98
26 Advanced Composites Letters The Dry Sliding Wear of Cenosphere - Aluminium Metal Matrix Composite 2014 Main Author 23
27 Applied Mechanics and Materials Improving the convergence rate of a Timoshenko beam element under dynamic conditions 2014 Co Author 592
28 Advanced Composites Letters The dry sliding wear of cenosphere-aluminium metal matrix composite 2014 Co Author 23
29 Applied Mechanics and Materials Investigation of wear behaviour ZA 27 using bio-lubricants 2014 Co Author 550
30 International journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Prediction of transient thermo-mechanical behavior of the headstock assembly of a CNC lathe 2014 Co Author 73
31 Advanced Materials Research Development of energy saving and environment friendly aluminum hybrid composite materials for vehicle 2013 Co Author 768
32 International Journal of Aerospace Innovations, Optimization of Contact Parameters of Unidirectional FRP Composite Bearings 2011 Main Author 3
33 Annals of Faculty Engineering, Hunedoara, International Journal of Engineering Application of metamodel based on classical and space filling experimental design in design optimization 2011 Co Author 9
34 Annals of Faculty Engineering Application of metamodel based on classical and space filling experimental design in design optimization 2011 Co Author 9
35 International Journal of Lean Thinking Transformation to lean manufacturing by an automotive component manufacturing company 2011 Co Author 2
36 International Review of Applied Engineering Research Optimal Trajectory Design of RRP Serial Manipulator 2011 Co Author 1
37 International Journal of Engineering, Annals of Faculty Engineering The FEM Simulation of tube hydroforming (THF) of the super alloy 2010 Co Author 8
38 Mechanika Numerical analysis of hydrodynamic journal bearing under transient dynamic conditions” 2010 Co Author --
39 Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Design optimization of complex structures using metamodels 2010 Co Author 4
40 Intl. J.Mechanika Numerical analysis of hydrodynamic journal bearing under transient dynamic conditions 2010 Co Author 2
41 National Journal of Technology Probabilistic design of roof slab of prototype fast breeder nuclear reactors 2008 Co Author 1
42 National Journal of Technology Transient dynamic analysis of truck chassis 2005 Main Author 1
43 Materials Express, American Scientific publishers Mechanical and dynamic properties of nettle-polyester composite 2005 Co Author 15
44 National Journal of Technology Investigations on sliding contact characteristics of FRP composite bearings 2003 Main Author --
45 Asian Textile Journal Computer vision based investigations on card web NEPS 1996 Co Author --


International & National Conferences

S.No. Conference Title Paper Title Date Role Organized By
1 Annual Conclave an Academic Research 2019 A Systematic Approach for Enhancing Project Work Presentation Skills of Students 17-10-2019 Co Author -Select-
2 Experimental and Numerical Predication of Fatigue Behaviour of Ring Type Specimen 29-08-2019 Co Author OTHERS






Seminars/Workshop/Conferences Organised

S.No. Sponsoring Agency Title of the Event From To No. of Audience
1 TEQIP, 9th National Conference on “Energy Efficient Mechanical System Design & Manufacturing" 26-04-2019 26-04-2019 68
2 PSG CT CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION: HOW TO BECOME A MORE CREATIVE ENGINEER / RESEARCHER 24-07-2015 38
3 AICTE AICTE sponsored SDP on “Strategies for Environmentally Conscious Product Design and Manufacturing” 02-06-2013 15-06-2013 50
4 DST One day Workshop on “On-line PSG Design Data Web Portal” 23-12-2011 75
5 AUTODESK One day Orientation workshop on “Computer Aided Design and Simulation using Autodesk Inventor” 29-08-2011 60
6 ---- Energy Efficient Mechanical Systems for Design and Manufacturing EMSDM 2011 11-03-2011 12-03-2011 120
7 PSGCT First National Conference on “Energy Efficient Mechanical System Design and Manufacturing (EMSDM) 11-03-2011 12-03-2011 90



Seminars/Workshop/Conferences Attended

S.No. Sponsoring Agency Title of the Event From To Organized by
1 TEQIP OUTCOME BASED EDUCATION 23/04/2019 24/04/2019 Department of Mechanical Engineering


Awards and Achievements

S.No. Title of the Award Awarded By Date of Achievement
1 Outstanding Engineers Award (2017) The Institution of Engineers, India (Coimbatore chapter) 15/09/2017
2 Sheela Bhaya National award for Technology Advancement Institution of Engineers India 15/09/2014



Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : Completed

S.No. Name of the Candidate Title of the Thesis Date of Completion
1 Dr N Mahendrakumar
Studies on use of nettle polyester composite material for lathe bed 07-08-2017
2 Dr V Saravanan
Synthesis and investigations on cenosphere – aluminium metal matrix composite for brake disc application 26-09-2016
3 Dr N Tiruvenkadam
Development of nano hybrid composite cylinder liner for energy savings in diesel engines 29-08-2016
4 Dr D Rajenthirakumar
Experimental and Numerical Investigations on Sheet and Tube Hydroforming of Inconel Alloy 625 07-12-2010



Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : In Progress

S.No. Name of the Candidate Area of Research
1 Mr E S Ramasubramaniam Composite Materials
2 Mr.S.Murugan Composite Materials
3 Mrs.S. Parimala Murugaven Nanotechnology
4 Mr.D.Martin Suresh Babu Nanoengineering
5 Mr.D.Shanmuga Sundaram Machine Tool Design
6 Mr.C.Shanmugam Machine Tool Design
7 Mr.S.Gokulkumar Composite Materials

Sponsored Research Projects

S.No. Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Role
1 Experimental and numerical investigations of roof slab for future fast breeder reactors IGCAR, Kalpakkam Co Investigator
2 Modeling of Thermally Induced Errors in CNC Machine Tools C-MAT, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi Co Investigator
3 Experimental and Analytical Investigation of Heat transfer analysis of gear box DST Co Investigator
4 Development of Alternate Materials for Improving Dynamic Response and Damping properties of machine tool structures Office of the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, New Delhi Principal Investigator
5 Investigations on Structural Integrity of Dome Shaped Roof Slab of Future SFRs BRNS, Mumbai Co Investigator
6 Development of cryogenic technology for material treatment AICTE Co Investigator