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Dr.S.Ayyappan

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Name: 
Dr.S.Ayyappan
Earned Degree/Diploma: 
M.E (Indl. Engg.), Ph.D (Manu. Engg.)
Current Designation: 
Assistant Professor (SG)
Department: 
Mechanical Engineering
Contact Phone Number: 
9944622685
Email (Official Preferred): 
ayyappan.s.mech@gct.ac.in
Publications: 

cademic Qualification                                      :

  • B.E (Mechanical Engineering), Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, 1998.
  • M.E (Industrial Engineering), College of Engineering GuindyAnna University, Chennai, 2000.
  • Ph.D (Manufacturing Engineering), Anna University, Chennai, 2015.

Date of Joining                                                     : 28.08.2018 (In this Institution) 

Status as on date of Joining                               : Assistant Professor

Salary as on date of Joining                               : 15,600-AGP 7000           

Present Status                                                      : Assistant Professor        

Salary as on date                                                  : 15,600-AGP 7000

Number of promotions since date of joining: Nil

 Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Government College of Engineering, Salem, 04.08.2006 to 19.07.2018.
  • Lecturer, National Engineering College, Kovilpatti, 28.06.2000 to 08.04.2005.

Journal Publications

  1. S.Ayyappan, K.Sivakumar, M. Kalaimathi, “Electrochemical machining of 20MnCr5 alloy steel with magnetic flux assisted vibrating tool”, Proceedings of Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science 2015, SAGE Publications UK. 
  2. S.Ayyappan, K.Sivakumar, “Enhancing the performance of electrochemical machining of 20MnCr5 alloy steel and optimization of process parameters by PSO-DF optimizer”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 2016, Vol.82 (9-12), pp. 2053-2064, Springer Series, UK. 
  3. S.Ayyappan, K.Sivakumar, “Investigation of electrochemical machining characteristics of 20MnCr5 alloy steel using potassium dichromate mixed aqueous NaCl electrolyte and optimization of process parameters”, Proceedings of Institution of Mechanical Engineers  Part B:J Engineering Manufacture 2015, Vol.229 (11) pp.1984-1996, SAGE Publications UK.
  4. S.Ayyappan, K.Sivakumar, “Experimental investigation on the performance improvement of electrochemical machining process using oxygen-enriched electrolyte”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 2014, Vol.75 (1-4), pp.479-487. Springer Series, UK. 
  5. M.Satheish Kumar, S.Ayyappan, “Design of S-shaped inlet for aircraft engines and analysis by using Fluent”, International Journal of Engineering Research Online 2014, Vol.2, Issue 4, pp.186-192. 
  6. S.Ayyappan, K.Sivakumar,  M.Kalaimathi, “Electrochemical machining of 20MnCr5 alloy steel with ferric nitrate mixed aqueous NaClInternational Journal of Machining and Machinabilty of Materials 2015, Vol.17(1), pp.79-94, Inderscience Publishers UK. 
  7. S.Ayyappan, M.Kalaimathi, G.Venkatachalam, “Cost- tolerance prediction models for electrochemical machining of metal matrix composites”, Engineering Review 2015, Vol. 35 (3), pp.299-307, Rijeka University, Croatia. 
  8. Ramandeep Singh, G.Nikhil, S.Ayyappan, “Study of different work materials effect on surface roughness in electrochemical machining processInternational Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology 2015, Vol.4,Issue 7, pp.505-512. eSAT Publishing House Pvt Ltd. India.
  9. S.Ayyappan, M.Kalaimathi, “A Tabu Search Algorithm-Based Approach to Economic Optimization of Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger”, The IUP Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2012, Vol.V, No.3, pp 30-43. ICFAI Press, Hydrabad.
  10. P.Saravanakumar, V.Jothimani, L.Suresh  Babu, S.Ayyappan, D.Noorullah, P.G.Venakatakrishnan,  “Prediction of Mechanical Properties of C16 Low Carbon Steel in Hot Rolling Mill Using Artificial Neural Networks”, Proceedia Engineering 2012,Vol.38, pp 3418-3425. Elsevier Publications. 
  11. S.Ayyappan, P.K.Jayadev, “Enabling Technologies and Implementation Framework for Agile Manufacturing”, The ICFAI University Journal of Operations Management 2010, Vol.IX , No.1&2, pp 57-70. ICFAI Press, Hydrabad.
  12. S.Ayyappan, M.Kalaimathi, G.Venkatachalam, “Multi-Objective Optimization of Process Parameters for Electrochemical Machining of 6061Al/ 10%Wt Al2O3/ 5%Wt SiC Composite using Hybrid Fuzzy-Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm”, Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering 2014 ,8( 5), pp.323-331. Hashmite University Jordan.
  13. V.Sivabharathi, P.Marimuthu, S.Ayyappan, “Numerical and experimental study on enhancement of electrochemical machining performance by baffled tool”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology 2016, 8 (2), pp. 1118-1125. 
  14. V.Sivabharathi, P.Marimuthu, S.Ayyappan, “Experimental investigation on machinability of Al/VC composites during electrochemical machining”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology 2016, 8 (2), pp.1256-1261.
  15. D. Harikrushna, G. Venkatachalam, S. Ayyappan, “Optimization of parameters influencing the dynamic behavior of a banana fiber-reinforced hybrid polymer matrix”, Composites: Mechanics, Computations, Applications. An International Journal 2017, 8(1), pp.35-46. Begell House, Inc.
  16. M.Kalaimathi, G.Venkatachalam, M.Sivakumar, S.Ayyappan, Experimental investigation on the suitability of ozonated electrolyte in travelling-wire electrochemical machining, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, 2017, 39(11), pp.4589-4599. Springer Series, UK.
  17. G. Sivakiran, Yash Gangwal, G. Venkatachalam, C. Pandivelan, S. Ayyappan, Investigations on Machining of Banana Fibre Reinforced Hybrid Polymer Matrix Composite Materials, Materials Today: Proceedings 2018, 5(2), pp.7908-7914. Elsevier Publications.
  18. Kunj Jain, B. Santosh Kumar, Gopalan Venkatachalam, S. Vimalanand, S. Ayyappan, “Vibrational analysis of hybrid fabric reinforced polymer matrix curved composite beams”, Composites: Mechanics, Computations, Applications. An International Journal 2018, 9(3), pp. 269-282. Begell House, Inc.
  19. S Ayyappan, N Vengatajalapathi, " Experimental Study on Material Removal Rate and Over-Cut in Electrochemical Machining of Monel 400 Alloys with Coated Tools”, Advances in Unconventional Machining and Composites 2020, pp.255-268.Springer, Singapore.
  20. M.Kalaimathi, G.Venkatachalam, M.Sivakumar, S.Ayyappan, “Multi-response optimization of electrochemical machining process parameters by harmony search-desirability function (HS-DF) optimizer” International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management  2020, 34(4), pp.331 - 348, Inderscience Publishers, UK.

Funded R&D Projects: Nil

Awards

  • GATE qualified in 1998 and awarded assistantship during M.E. programme in Anna University Chennai.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt awarded by MSME, Government of India in 2016.

Paper presented in conferences:

  1. S.Ayyappan, K.Sivakumar, “Performance Study of electrochemical machining process by using Ferric Nitrate as a catalyst in the electrolyte”, IETSD 2012, September 2012, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam-01. 
  2. S.Ayyappan, V.S.Manoj Kumar, S.Ramesh, “Experimental investigation on the suitability of ozonised aqueous NaCl electrolyte in the electrochemical machining”, ICERT 2016, April 2016, Sree Sastha College of Engineering, Chennai.
  3. S.Ayyappan, “Improve the performance of electrochemical grinding with varying the grinding wheel design”, ICRISEM 2018, Tagore Institute of Engineering and Technology, Salem
  4. B.Iniyaraja, M.Manimurugan, S.Ayyappan, “Experimental Investigation into EDM machining characteristics of Al/Al2O3 composite and optimization of process parameters by Genetic Algorithm”, RTME2011, GKM College of Technology, Chennai, Page-71.
  5. S.Ayyappan, K.Sivakumar, “Artificial Bee Colony algorithm for multi-objective optimization of Electrochemical machining parameters”, OPTEST 2011, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam-01.
  6. S.Ayyappan, R.Murugan, “Economic optimization of shell and tube heat exchangers using Tabu Search optimization method”, AME 2011, Anajalai Ammal Mahalingam Engineering College, Thanjavur, Page-133.
  7. S.Ayyappan, G.Rakesh, K.Sivakumar, “Multi-objective optimization of Electrochemical machining process parameters for Al/10%wt Al2O3 /5%wt SiC composite using Non-Dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm-II(NSGA-II)”, RAME’11, Rajalakshmi Engineering College Chennai. 
  8. S.Ayyappan, K.Sivakumar, M.Kalaimathi, “Multi-objective optimization of Electrochemical machining process parameters using Genetic Algorithm”, ICDAAME-11, December 2011SKP Engineering College, Tiruvannamalai-11.
  9. S.Ayyappan, P.Saravanakumar, N.Mohammed Nayeem, “Prediction of Mechanical Properties of C16 Low Carbon Steel in Hot Rolling Mill Using Artificial Neural Networks”, RAMP 2011, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
  10. S.Ayyappan, K.Sivakumar, “Performance Study of electrochemical machining process by using Ferric Nitrate as a catalyst in the electrolyte”, IETSD 2012, September 2012, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam-01. 
  11. S.Ayyappan, V.S.Manoj Kumar, S.Ramesh, “Experimental investigation on the suitability of ozonised aqueous NaCl electrolyte in the electrochemical machining”, ICERT 2016, April 2016, Sree Sastha College of Engineering, Chennai.
  12. S.Ayyappan, “Improve the performance of electrochemical grinding with varying the grinding wheel design”, ICRISEM 2018, Tagore Institute of Engineering and Technology, Salem.
  13.  S.Ayyappan, Recent Advances in Material Processing Technology (RAMPT 05), February 2005, National Engineering College, Kovilpatti.

FDP & Workshop Attended:

  1. Workshop on “Advanced automation technology with PLC” on 06.10.2006-07.10.2006 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11
  2. Workshop on “Virtual instrumentation based on LabVIEW” on 20.11.2006-21.11.2006 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11.
  3. Orientation Programme on “Communication and pedagogical skills for effective teaching” on 12.12.2006 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11.
  4. Faculty Development Programme on “Recent trends in total quality management” on 15.12.2006-20.12.2006 at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore-13
  5. Faculty Development Programme on “Probability, random processes and queueing theory” on 08.01.2007-12.01.2007 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11.
  6. Workshop on “Tribology” on 07.02.2007-08.02.2007 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11.
  7. Training Programme on “Campus wide networking” on 25.06.2007 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11
  8. Faculty Development Programme on “Management development programme for faculty members of Government Engineering Colleges in Tamilnadu” on 26.11.2007-29.11.2007 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11.
  9. Staff Development Programme on “Recent trends in renewable energy sources” on 27.01.2009-29.01.2009 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11.
  10. Faculty Development Programme on “Software engineering and quality assurance” on 04.03.2009-06.03.2009 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11
  11. Workshop on “Advances in lean manufacturing and applications” on 13.03.2009-14.03.2009 at MIT Campus, Anna University Chennai-44.
  12. Faculty Development Programme on “Enhancing professional and personal efficiency as facilitators in engineering education” on 16.03.2009-18.03.2009 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11.
  13. Workshop on “Statistical tools and strategies for research scholars” on 26.06.2009 at Sona College of Technology, Salem-05
  14. Workshop on “Applications of intelligent optimization techniques using MATLAB-7.0” on 07.01.2011-08.01.2011 at Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam-01.
  15. Workshop on “Thermodynamics in mechanical engineering” on 14.06.2011-24.06.2011 at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
  16. Workshop on “Heat transfer” on 29.11.2011-10.12.2011at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  17. Workshop on “Computational Fluid Dynamics” on 12.06.2012-22.06.2012 at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
  18. Staff Development Programme on “Power electronic application to renewable energy generation” on 29.04.2013-12.05.2013 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11.
  19. Faculty Development Programme on “State-of-the-art green energy technologies” on 18.10.2013-24.10.2013 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11.
  20. Faculty Development Programme on “Bio-inspired optimization techniques” on 25.10.2013-31.10.2013 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11.
  21. Workshop on “Engineering mechanics” on 26.11.2013-06.12.2013 at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
  22. Workshop on “Capacity building” on 22.04.2014 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11
  23. Workshop on “Fluid mechanics” on 20.05.2014-30.05.2014 at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
  24. Workshop on “Outcome based education and accreditation” on 08.02.2016-09.02.2016 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11.
  25. Management Capacity Enhancement Programme on 20.06.2016-21.06.2016 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11
  26. Workshop on “Outcome based education” on 14.10.2016-15.10.2016 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11.
  27. Faculty Development Programme on “Advances in measurement techniques” on 30.11.2016-05.12.2016 & 09.12.2016 at Government College of Engineering, Salem-11.
  28. Faculty Development Programme on  "Research Methodologies for Engineering & Management Teachers and Research Scholars"  on 27.11.2017-10.12.2017 at Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai-60.
  29. Pedagogy and Management Capacity Enhancement Programme for Teaching Staff on 25.02.2018- 01.03.2018 at Engineering Staff  College of India, Goa.
  30. Training Programme on "E-Procurement Process"   on 19.11.2018-20.11.2018 at Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore-14.
  31. Faculty Development Programme on "Advanced Pedagogy, Sponsored Research, IPR & Entrepreneurship" on 22.07.2019 - 26.07.2019 at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore - 13.
  32. Faculty Development Programme on "Multidisciplinary Innovations in Engineering and Science for Sustainable Development"  on 05.08.2019 - 09.08.2019 at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore - 13.
  33. One day Technical Seminar on "IC Engine Components and its Design" on 14.08.2019 at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore - 13.
  34. Faculty Development Programme on "Multidisciplinary Approach for Water Conservation and Management"  on 03.09.2019 - 07.09.2019 at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore - 13.
  35. Faculty Development Programme on "Prospects and Challenges in 3D Printing Technology" on 16.09.2019 - 20.09.2019 at  Government College of Technology, Coimbatore - 13.
  36. TEQIP online Certification Programme on "Digital Transformation in Teaching Learning Process" on 14.02.2020 - 06.03.2020 by  Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
  37. TEQIP-III sponsored  Two Day FDP on "Design, Develop and Deliver online courses through MOODLE platform” on 23.04.2020 - 24.04.2020 at Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore - 14.
  38. NPTEL/SWAYAM Eight Week Course on "Introduction to Operations Research” on Feb 2020 - April 2020 organized Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.  
  39. TEQIP-III sponsored  online Workshop on "Holistic Lifestyle Management” on 15.06.2020 to19.06.2020 at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore - 13.
  40. TEQIP-III sponsored  online Workshop on "Teach 2 Influence” on 11.07.2020, 18.07.2020 and 25.07.2020 at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore - 13.
  41. BSNL Training on "Mechanical Engineering Applications in Telecom Industry” on 30.06.2020 - 20.07.2020. 

FDP Organized:

  1. TEQIP-II sponsored FDP in “Engineering optimization techniques and modern manufacturing concepts” on 10-16.03.2016 at Government College of Engineering, Salem - 11. 
  2. TEQIP-II sponsored “Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification programme” on 10-19.08.2016 at Government College of Engineering, Salem - 11.
  3. TEQIP-II sponsored FDP in “Design of Experiments and Programming Skills for Advanced Research” on 14-20.12.2016 at Government College of Engineering, Salem - 11.
  4.  TEQIP-II sponsored “Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification programme” on 04-12.03.2017 at Government College of Engineering, Salem - 11.
  5. TEQIP- III sponsored FDP in “Experimental Design, Prediction Modelling and Optimization Tools” on 12-18.12.2018 at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore - 13.
  6. TEQIP- III sponsored FDP in “Lean Six Sigma Tools and its Applications” on  23-27.09.2019 at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore - 13.
  7. TEQIP- III sponsored online FDP in “MATLAB Programming for Meta-Heuristic Multi-Objective Optimization Tools - Hands on Training” on  22-26.06.2020 at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore - 13.

Consultancy work carried out: Nil

IPR (national/international patents, design, and copyrights): Nil

Interaction with outside world

Guest Lectures

  1. Lecture titled “Harmony Search algorithm for Electrochemical Machining process parameter optimization” delivered on 12.03.2016 for TEQIP-II sponsored Faculty Development Programme at Government College of Engineering, Salem-636011, Tamilnadu, India.
  2. Lecture titled “Multi-objective optimization of Electrochemical Machining process parameters using Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm” delivered on 16.03.2016 for TEQIP-II sponsored Faculty Development Programme at Government College of Engineering, Salem-636011, Tamilnadu, India.
  3. Lecture titled “Optimization Techniques” delivered on 02.05.2016 organized by Society of Mechanical Engineers, Anna University Regional Campus, Tirunelveli-627007, Tamilnadu, India.
  4. Lecture titled “Machining Techniques for Advanced Materials” delivered on 28.07.2016 for TEQIP-II sponsored Students Training Programme at Government College of Engineering, Bargur-635104, Tamilnadu, India.
  5. Seminar on “Optimization Techniques for Manufacturing Industries” delivered on 04.10.2017 at Muthayammal College of Engineering, Rasipuram-637408, Tamilnadu, India.
  6. Lecture titled "Innovative  Techniques for Sustainable Energy Development through Modeling of Mechanical Processes - (Series - I) delivered on 06.08.2020 at K.L.N College of Engineering, Madurai, Tamilnadu, India.

Reviewer for journals:

  1. Proceedings of Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, SAGE Publications UK.
  2. Proceedings of Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, SAGE Publications UK.
  3. Proceedings of Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, SAGE Publications UK.
  4. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer Series, UK. 
  5. International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, Inderscience Publishers, UK.
  6. Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Hashmite University Jordan.
  7. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM International.

Member in inspection committee/professional bodies:

  • Approved Research Supervisor (Ref. No. 2720022) - Anna University Chennai 
  • Doctoral Committee Member for  Anna University Chennai, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
  • Anna University Affiliation Committee Member
  • Board of Studies (BOS) Member/Mechanical Engineering for Government College of Engineering Salem (2012-2018)
  • Board of Studies (BOS) Member/Mechanical Engineering for Government College of Technology Coimbatore (2018 onwards)
  • Life Member of Indian Institute of Technical Education (ISTE) LM 31487

Ongoing PhDs:

  1. M.Saminathan (17172691247), Jan 2017 Batch (Part Time), Anna University Chennai
  2. N.Vengatajalapathi (17132697298), July 2017 Batch (Full Time), Anna University Chennai
  3. S.Thalaieswaran (19132697104), July 2019 Batch (Full Time), Anna University Chennai
Academic Responsibility and Role: 
Faculty Advisor- B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Time Table In-charge
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