Personal Profile

Dr.Thyla P R

Academic Title: Professor
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
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
Research Scholar URL: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=6504781940

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
Machine Design


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 - Till Date )


Membership:

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

Patents

S.No. Role Patent ID Patent Title Patent Level Registered with Year Status
1 Principal Investigator Application No: 202241042067 A synergistic composition for casting machine toolstructure and methods thereof National 2022 Applied


International & National Journals

S.No. Journal Paper Title Year Role Volume
1 Iranian Polymer Journal Pebble/epoxy-based composites: mechanical and dynamic study 2022 Co Author -
2 SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY-METROLOGY AND PROPERTIES Measurement and optimization of multi-attribute characteristics in milling epoxy granite composites using rsm and combined ahp-topsis 2022 Co Author 10
3 International Journal Of Advanced Manufacturing Technology A novel control strategy for suppression of regenerative chatter in conventional lathe 2022 Co Author --
4 Elsevier Characteristic of weld bead using flat wire electrode in GMAW inline during the process: An experimental and numerical analysis 2022 Co Author 0
5 Materials Today: Proceedings Selection of resin and aggregates for particulate polymer concrete machine tool structures-A review 2021 Co Author 46
6 STROJNISKI VESTNIK-JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Reliability-Based Design Optimization of Pump Penetration Shell Accounting for Material and Geometric Non-Linearity 2021 Co Author 6
7 JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Weld bead characterization of flat wire electrode in gmaw process part II: a numerical study 2021 Co Author 35
8 Materials Today: Proceedings Acoustical and mechanical optimization of Camellia Sinensis/Ananas Comosus/GFRP/Epoxy composites by TOPSIS & Weighted Aggregates Sum Product Assessment method 2021 Co Author 45
9 Materials Today: Proceedings Machining parameter selection in milling epoxy granite composites based on AHP 2020 Co Author 42
10 Iranian Polymer Journal (English Edition) Thermal and environmental analysis of epoxy-based composites 2020 Co Author
11 JOURNAL OF NATURAL FIBERS Acoustical Analysis and Drilling Process Optimization of Camellia Sinensis / Ananas Comosus / GFRP / Epoxy Composites by TOPSIS for Indoor Applications 2020 Co Author 18
12 Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications Static and dynamic behavior of steel-reinforced epoxy granite CNC lathe bed using finite element analysis 2020 Co Author 0
13 Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications Design and analysis of epoxy granite vertical machining centre base for improved static and dynamic characteristics 2019 Co Author 0
14 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 --------
15 Materials Today: Proceedings A comparative study on epoxy based composites filled with pineapple/ areca/ramie hybridized with industrial tea leaf wastes/GFRP 2019 Co Author -
16 JOURNAL OF TESTING AND EVALUATION Optimization of Process Parameters of Epoxy Granite for Strength and Damping Characteristics Using TOPSIS Method 2019 Co Author 49
17 Assessing the Performance of Nano Lubricant on Zinc Aluminium Alloy 2019 Co Author 69
18 JOURNAL OF NATURAL FIBERS Measuring Methods of Acoustic Properties and Influence of Physical Parameters on Natural Fibers: A Review, 2019 Co Author 0
19 MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING PROCESSES Multi-attribute optimization of end milling epoxy granite composites using TOPSIS 2019 Co Author 34
20 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
21 JOURNAL OF REINFORCED PLASTICS AND COMPOSITES Mechanical and dynamic properties of alternate materials for machine tool structures: A review 2018 Co Author 37
22 JOURNAL OF REINFORCED PLASTICS AND COMPOSITES Optimization of machining parameters of composites using multi-attribute decision-making techniques: A review 2018 Co Author 37
23 - Analysis of Molten Pool Characteristics on Hybrid GMAW Process 2017 Co Author 7
24 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
25 Bulletin of Materials Science A low cost, light weight cenosphere-aluminium composite for brake application 2016 Main Author 39
26 Advances in Engineering Software Structural design optimization of roof slab of a pool type sodium cooled fast reactor 2016 Co Author 102
27 Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment Development of optimum friction new nano hybrid composite liner for biodiesel fuel engine 2016 Co Author 47
28 Annals of Faculty Engineering Hunedora, International Journal of Engineering, Development and Characterization of Aluminum Cenosphere Metal Matrix Composite 2016 Co Author 14
29 Journal of the Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers Thermo-mechanical analysis of cenosphere-aluminium composite brake rotor 2016 Co Author 37
30 Transportation Research Part D Development of optimum friction new nano hybrid composite liner for biodiesel fuel engine 2016 Co Author 47
31 International Journal of ChemTech Research Investigation of corrosion behavior of light weight nano-hybrid Al 6061-ZrO2–SiC-Gr composites 2015 Main Author 8
32 Carbon - Science and Technology Investigation on dynamic analysis of VMC bed using epoxy composite 2015 Co Author 7
33 Korean Journal of Materials Research Optimization of wear behavior on cenosphere -aluminium composite 2015 Co Author 25
34 International Journal of ChemTech Research Corrosion behavior of cenosphere - aluminium metal matrix composite in seawater condition 2015 Co Author 8
35 Materials Express Mechanical and dynamic properties of nettle-polyester composite 2015 Co Author 5
36 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
37 Energy Conservation and Management, Elsevier Synthesis of new aluminum nano hybrid composite liner for energy saving in diesel engines 2015 Co Author 98
38 Energy Conversion and Management ynthesis of new aluminum nano hybrid composite liner for energy saving in diesel engines 2015 Co Author 98
39 Advanced Composites Letters The Dry Sliding Wear of Cenosphere - Aluminium Metal Matrix Composite 2014 Main Author 23
40 Applied Mechanics and Materials Improving the convergence rate of a Timoshenko beam element under dynamic conditions 2014 Co Author 592
41 Advanced Composites Letters The dry sliding wear of cenosphere-aluminium metal matrix composite 2014 Co Author 23
42 Applied Mechanics and Materials Investigation of wear behaviour ZA 27 using bio-lubricants 2014 Co Author 550
43 International journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Prediction of transient thermo-mechanical behavior of the headstock assembly of a CNC lathe 2014 Co Author 73
44 Advanced Materials Research Development of energy saving and environment friendly aluminum hybrid composite materials for vehicle 2013 Co Author 768
45 International Journal of Aerospace Innovations, Optimization of Contact Parameters of Unidirectional FRP Composite Bearings 2011 Main Author 3
46 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
47 Annals of Faculty Engineering Application of metamodel based on classical and space filling experimental design in design optimization 2011 Co Author 9
48 International Journal of Lean Thinking Transformation to lean manufacturing by an automotive component manufacturing company 2011 Co Author 2
49 International Review of Applied Engineering Research Optimal Trajectory Design of RRP Serial Manipulator 2011 Co Author 1
50 International Journal of Engineering, Annals of Faculty Engineering The FEM Simulation of tube hydroforming (THF) of the super alloy 2010 Co Author 8
51 Mechanika Numerical analysis of hydrodynamic journal bearing under transient dynamic conditions” 2010 Co Author --
52 Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Design optimization of complex structures using metamodels 2010 Co Author 4
53 Intl. J.Mechanika Numerical analysis of hydrodynamic journal bearing under transient dynamic conditions 2010 Co Author 2
54 National Journal of Technology Probabilistic design of roof slab of prototype fast breeder nuclear reactors 2008 Co Author 1
55 National Journal of Technology Transient dynamic analysis of truck chassis 2005 Main Author 1
56 Materials Express, American Scientific publishers Mechanical and dynamic properties of nettle-polyester composite 2005 Co Author 15
57 National Journal of Technology Investigations on sliding contact characteristics of FRP composite bearings 2003 Main Author --
58 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 All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research (AIMDTR 2021) Characterization of Dissimilar Welding of AISI 409 Ferritic to AISI 316l Austenitic Stainless Steel using AISI 308 Filler Wire under Different Temperature Conditions 10-12-2021 Co Author Springer / PSG College of Technology & PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research
2 Proceedings of AIMTDR 2018 Enhancement of static and dynamic characteristics on micro-lathe bed by the use of alternate form design and composite materials 07-11-2019 Co Author Anna University, Chennai
3 Annual Conclave an Academic Research 2019 A systematic approach for enhancing project work presentation skills of students 17-10-2019 Co Author PSG IM, Coimbatore
4 Fatigue, Durability, and Fracture Mechanics Experimental and numerical prediction of fatigue behavior of ring type specimen 29-08-2019 Co Author Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi




Special Lectures Delivered

S.No. Event Topic Organizer From To
1 AICTE Sponsored Two Weeks Faculty Development Programme on “Vibration Control using Smart Materials” Vibration damping in machine tools Department of Mechanical Engineering, PSG College of Technology. Coimbatore 11/11/2019 24/11/2019



Programmes Organised

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Sponsoring Agency No. of Audience
1 8th International and 29th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference 2021 (AIMTDR 2021) 09-12-2021 11-12-2021 DRDL,PSGII, PRICOL, Aaron Instruments, KISTLER, AMTTF, BISS, IIT(BHU), Pollucare 200
2 Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering 30-04-2021 30-04-2021 - 80
3 Short term training Course for Energy Auditor and manager 04-01-2021 08-02-2021 - 55
4 Webinar on Role of glasses in energy & technology 19-09-2020 19-09-2020 - 55
5 Webinar on Overview of Energy Auditing 12-09-2020 12-09-2020 -
6 Design thinking for CAD 13-05-2020 28-05-2020 - 82
7 International conference on Development and Management of smart cities and homes 2020 27-02-2020 28-02-2020 AICTE 250
8 Sensor Interface and Integration for R&D work 24-01-2020 24-01-2020 Institution of Engineers 30
9 46th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power 09-12-2019 11-12-2019 Flowserve 250
10 9th National Conference on “Energy Efficient Mechanical System Design & Manufacturing" 26-04-2019 26-04-2019 TEQIP, 68
11 CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION: HOW TO BECOME A MORE CREATIVE ENGINEER / RESEARCHER 24-07-2015 PSG CT 38
12 AICTE sponsored SDP on “Strategies for Environmentally Conscious Product Design and Manufacturing” 02-06-2013 15-06-2013 AICTE 50
13 One day Workshop on “On-line PSG Design Data Web Portal” 23-12-2011 DST 75
14 One day Orientation workshop on “Computer Aided Design and Simulation using Autodesk Inventor” 29-08-2011 AUTODESK 60
15 Energy Efficient Mechanical Systems for Design and Manufacturing EMSDM 2011 11-03-2011 12-03-2011 ---- 120
16 First National Conference on “Energy Efficient Mechanical System Design and Manufacturing (EMSDM) 11-03-2011 12-03-2011 PSGCT 90



Programmes Attended

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Organized by Sponsoring Agency
1 Online Professional Development Training 08/02/2021 10/02/2021 IIM, Trichy TEQIP III
2 OUTCOME BASED EDUCATION 23/04/2019 24/04/2019 Department of Mechanical Engineering TEQIP



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.S.Murugan
Investigations on dynamic characteristics of alternate materials for machine tool structures 02-11-2022
2 Dr.S.Gokulkumar
Development and investigations of bio fiber based hybrid composite for sound proof applications 22-07-2022
3 Dr.Shanmugam C
Investigations on the use of stone based polymer composite material for CNC lathe bed 22-12-2021
4 Dr.Sripriyan K
Investigations on Welding Characteristics of Gas Metal Arc Welding Process using Flat Wire Electrode 19-01-2021
5 Dr N Mahendrakumar
Studies on use of nettle polyester composite material for lathe bed 07-08-2017
6 Dr V Saravanan
Synthesis and investigations on cenosphere – aluminium metal matrix composite for brake disc application 26-09-2016
7 Dr N Tiruvenkadam
Development of nano hybrid composite cylinder liner for energy savings in diesel engines 29-08-2016
8 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 Mrs.S. Parimala Murugaven
Nanotechnology
3 Mr.D.Martin Suresh Babu
Nanoengineering
4 Mr.D.Shanmuga Sundaram
Machine Tool Design



Sponsored Research Projects

S.No. Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Role
1 SOLAR THERMAL RESEARCH LABORATORY AICTE Principal Investigator
2 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
3 Investigations on Structural Integrity of Dome Shaped Roof Slab of Future SFRs BRNS, Mumbai Co Investigator
4 Experimental and numerical investigations of roof slab for future fast breeder reactors IGCAR, Kalpakkam Co Investigator
5 Modeling of Thermally Induced Errors in CNC Machine Tools C-MAT, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi Co Investigator
6 Experimental and Analytical Investigation of Heat transfer analysis of gear box DST Co Investigator
7 Development of cryogenic technology for material treatment AICTE Co Investigator