Dr. C R Rajashekhar

Designation: 
Vice Principal & HOD
Department: 
Mechanical Engineering
Qualification:M.Tech,PhD
Experience: 29 Years(Teaching+Industry)
Rajashekhar C R , Vice Principal, Head of the Dept. Mechanical Engineering obtained his B.E degreee in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University, finished his masters (M.E) in Heat Power Engineering from Shivaji University. He was awarded his doctoral degree from Srikrishanadevaraya University and obtained his second doctoral degree from VTU, Belaguam. He has 29 years of experience that includes Teaching and Industry domains. His research area includes Optimization Techniques, alternate fuels, Engine Combustion and Heat Transfer. He has handled research project funded by Department of Science and Technology (DST) and published several research papers. He had guided several UG and PG projects and is a life time member of ISTE. He has organized 2 National conferences and chaired many technical sessions in national & International Conferences.
 
 

Research Interest

Alternate fuels, Bio-diesel combustion, IC engines, Heat Transfer

Funded Projects

Handled research project on C.I.engine funded by Department of Science & Technology (DST), New Delhi (Rs.15.684 Lakhs) in 2010. Research Topic: Experimental analysis of augmented turbulence- combustion and Emission Characteristics of bio- diesel fuelled C.I.engine. DST No. : DST/TSG/AF/2010/26, dated 22.11.2010 Commercialization of product: “FOLDABLE HEMET” in 2012

Patents Filed

1. Title : Foldable Helmet Date of filing : 8.3.2010 Application No : 584/CHE/2010 Date of publication : 7.1.2011 Status : Awaiting for examination 2. Title : Rotating blade piston Date of filing : 22.3.2010 Application No : 751/CHE/2010 Date of publication : 25.3.2011 Status : Awaiting for examination

International Journals

  • “Determination of fracture toughness and fatigue crack growth rate using circumferentially cracked round bar specimens of Al2014T651”, Aerospace Science and Technology, vol.47, 2015, pp 92-97, ELESEVIER publication

  • "Studies on Design of Cyclone separator with Tri chambered Filter unit for dust removal in Rice Mills", International journal of Mining, Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering (IJMMME), Volume 3,Issue 4, 2015, ISSN 2320-4060 (online)

  • “Using simorouba as a bio-diesel studies the effect of modified(Threaded) piston on performance, combustion and emission characteristics of diesel engine”, International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research, ISSN 2351-8014 Vol. 8 No. 1 Sep. 2014, pp. 64-72

  • “RFID based Metro train system”, International journal of Advancements in Research & Technologies, vol.3, May 2014, pp95-97

  • “Reductions of bio-diesel exhaust emissions through engine combustion chamber design modifications-an experimental study”, Journal of Advanced Mechanics and Materials, vol. 592-594, pp 1751-1755, 2014, Trans Tech Publication, Switzerland

  • “The Effect of Titanium Oxide Content in Piston Coating on The Performance & Emission Characteristics of Bio-diesel fuelled C.I.Engine”, Journal of Advanced Materials Research ISSN: 1662-8985, vol.795, 2013, pp24-28. Trans Tech Publication, Switzerland

  • “An experimental study on the effect of thermal barrier coating on diesel engine performance”, International Journal of Innovative research in Science, Engineering and Technology, vol. 2, issue 8, 2013, pp3554-3562

  • “Influence of injection pressure on performance of Simarouba Bio-diesel engine” International Journal of scientific & engineering research, vol.4, Issue 7, July-2013.

  • “Studies on effects of combustion chamber geometry and injection pressure on bio-diesel combustion” International Journal of Transactions of Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineers (TCSME), vol.36, no.4, 2012, pp429-438. ISSN: 0315-8977

  • “Studies of Parametric Analysis of High Temperature Resistance Furnace” International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 2, February- 2013 pp.01-15. ISSN: 2278-0181

  • “Studies of squish and tumble effect on performance of multi-chambered piston CI engine” International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications ISSN: 2248-9622, Vol. 2, Issue 5, Sept. - Oct. 2012, pp.874-878

  • “Effect of titanium oxide coating on performance characteristics of Bio-diesel (Honge) fuelled C.I.Engine” International Journal of Modern Engineering Research Vol.2, Issue.4, July-Aug 2012 pp-2825-2828 ISSN: 2249-6645

  • “Optimization of spark ignition engine parameters using Taguchi Parameter design” International journal on Mechanical and Automobile Engg ISSN 0974X, Volume 10, PP29-39, Issue No.1, June -August 2010

International Conferences

  • “Studies on effect of various surfactants on stable dispersion of graphene nano particles in Simaruba biodiesel”, International conference on Advances in Materials and Manufacturing Applications (IConAMMA), 14-16th July 2016, Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore

  • Studies on Design of Cyclone separator with Tri chambered Filter unit for dust removal in Rice Mills, Proceedings of 2016 International conference on IT, Mechanical and communication-ICIMCE 2016, ISBN 978-93-84422-51-6,Pattaya,January 2-3,2016

  • “Determination of fracture toughness in tensile fracture and fatigue fracture of steels”, International conference on Aeronautical, Robotics and Manufacturing Engineering (ARME’2015), June 2015, Bangkok (Thailand)

  • “Effect of Carbon Nano tube addition in bio-diesel combustion”, International conference on Innovations and Emerging trends in Mechanical Engineering, Nagarjuna College of Engineering, 17th October 2015

  • “Reductions of bio-diesel exhaust emissions through engine combustion chamber design modifications-an experimental study”, International Mechanical Engineering congress IMEC-2014, NIT, Trichy, June 2014

  • “Combustion studies of Twisting - Blade Piston Diesel Engine Fuelled with Karanja Bio – Diesel” International conference ASME 2013 Congress & Exposition in Mechanical Engineering, IMECE2013-64138, Nov. 15-21.2013, vol.6A, ppV06AT07A009, ISBN: 978-0-7918-5628-4

  • “Experimental studies on the effect of threaded piston geometry on combustion and emission of diesel engine fuelled with Karanja bio-diesel”, International conference ICCSEM-2013, Dayanda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore, 26th & 27th Sept.2013

  • “Experimental Studies on Combustion and Emission characteristics of Tri- Chambered Piston Diesel Engine” International conferences on AMMMT – 2013, SIT, Tumkur, 3 rd & 4 th May, 2013. ISBN-13978-81-926304-0-3

  • “The Effect of Titanium Oxide Content in Piston Coating on The Performance & Emission Characteristics of Bio-diesel Fuelled C.I.Engine”, International conference on Sustainable materials in Engineering-2013 (ICoSm-2013), Penang Island, Malaysia, March 26th & 27th 2013

  • “Studies on the effect of squish of modified piston on Performance and combustion characteristics of bio-diesel (Honge) fuelled C.I. engine” International Conference on challenges and opportunities in mechanical and Industrial Engg. 11-13.July 2012, pp553-559 MSRIT, Bangalore. (ISBN: 978-93-82338-04-8)

  • “Effect of squish and tumble on performance, combustion and emission characteristics of bio-diesel (Honge) fuelled CI engine” International Conference on challenges and opportunities in mechanical and Industrial Engg. 11-13.July, 2012, MSRIT, Bangalore. (ISBN: 978-93-82338-04-8)

  • “Studies on induced turbulence combustion on performance and Combustion characteristics of Bio-diesel fuelled C. I. Engine” International Conference on Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (ICMIE) Goa, Paper ID: ICMIE-17JUN12-024, 17 June 2012. (ISBN: 978-93-81693-89-6)

  • “Experimental studies on augmented turbulence combustion of bio-diesel fuelled C.I.Engine ” International conference on AMMMT – 2010, SIT, Tumkur, Nov.18 & 19, 2010

  • “Design & Development of motor cycle foldable helmet” International conference on AMMMT-2010 SIT, Tumkur, Nov.18&19,2010

  • "Higher Fuel Economy Using Taguchi Technique", International Conference on IC Engines & Combustion, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, 6-9 Dec, 2007

  • “Optimization of IC Engine parameters Using Taguchi Technique", International Conference on Engineering Design in 2007, IISC Bangalore, August2007

  • "Optimization of IC Engine Parameters", 3rd    International Conference on Quality, Reliability and lnfo.com Technology-ICQRIT2006, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi Dec 2006

National Conferences

  • "Studies on cost effective glass cleaning Robot”, National conference on challenges in Research & Technology in coming decades, CRT-2013, 27-28 September 2013, SDM, Ujere, pp3-45,ISBN:978-1-84919-868-4.

  • “Effect of injection pressure on induced Turbulence combustion in Jatropha (bio-diesel) fuelled CI engine”, Recent advances in Mechanical Engineering and their impact on Indian industries RAMEIII-2012, 20-22 September, 2012, PDA college of Engg., Gulburga.

  • “Spray characterization of nozzle for fire extinguisher”, Recent advances in Mechanical Engineering and their impact on Indian industries RAMEIII-2012, 20-22 September, 2012, PDA college of Engg., Gulburga

  • “Study on accelerated bio-diesel oxidation for karanja oil methyl ester” National conference on evolving techniques in Mechanical Engg. 23-24 August 2012, Sri Venkateswara college of Engg, Thirupachur, Tamilnadu

  • “Effect of fatty acid methyl ester composition (FAME) on engine performance, emission and combustion characteristics for karanja oil methyl ester” National conference on Evolving techniques in Mechanical Engg. 23-24 August 2012, Sri Venkateswara college of Engg, Thirupachur, Tamilnadu

  • "A Statistical Design of Experiments for Predicting Performance of an I.C Engine", National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering, (README 2005) P A College of Engineering, Mangalore. Dec.2005

  • "Effect of Suction Air Temperature on Performance of Four Stroke Diesel Engine", National conference on Mechanical Engineering, NATCON.ME-2004, MSRIT, Bangalore, Mar. 2004

  • “Effect spark plug location on performance of SI Engine”, National conference on Mechanical Engineering, NATCON.ME-2004, MSRIT, Bangalore, Mar. 2004

  • “Thermal barrier coating in I.C engine” National conference on Development & challenges in Manufacturing engineering, MAHE, Manipal

  • “CBC fluctuation in IC Engines ", National Conference on ‘Advances in Mechanical Engineering', NAME-2004, JNNCE, Shimoga, 12-14 Feb. 2004

  • "Transient Heat Transfer in Internal Combustion Engines - A Study", National Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering', NAME-2004, JNNCE, Shimoga, 12-14 Feb. 2004

  • "Fly ash- A resource material for flooring", National Seminar of advanced materials, AMTP-2003, Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalokot, Karnataka

  • “Total quality Management in Engg. Education-A view” National conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, S V University, Tirupati, August 20-21.2004

  • "Integrated approach in technical education", National seminar on Role of technical education for the rapid growth of the nation Nov 2003, SSIT, Tumkur

  • "Case Study on Vibration Monitoring", National Conference on Recent Trends in Condition Monitoring of Machines, Nitte, March 2002

  • "Calibration of CNC Machine Using Laser System", All India Seminar on Recent Advances on Automation in Manufacturing", Nitte, Feb 2002

 

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