Research Publications/Presentations in Conferences

International Conferences:

1.     “Evaluation of Microstructures and Mechanical Properties of Dissimilar Materials by Friction Welding”, C.H. Muralimohan, S. Haribabu, Y. Hariprasada Reddy, V. Muthupandi, K. Sivaprasad, International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (AMME), organized by NITK Suratkal, held during March 27-29, 2014.

2.     “Properties of Friction Welding Titanium-stainless Steel Joints with a Nickel Interlayer”, C.H. Muralimohan, V. Muthupandi, K. Sivaprasad, International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (AMME), organized by NITK Suratkal, held during March 27-29, 2014.

3.     “Characterization of Nanocrystalline AlCoCrCuNiFeZn High Entropy Alloy Produced by Mechanical Alloying”, C. Sajith Babu, K.Sivaprasad, V.Muthupandi, Jerzy A. Szpunar, International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (AMME), organized by NITK Suratkal, held during March 27-29, 2014.

4.     “Microstructural and Nanoindentation Studies Across Diffusion-Bonded Interfaces in Al/Cu Metal Intermetallic Laminates”, S.S.M. Kartheek, K.V. Vamsi, B. Ravisankar, K. Sivaprasad, S. Karthikeyan, 3rd International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization (ICMPC 2014), Hyderabad, organized by Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India , held during March 8-9, 2014)

5.     “Thermal Analysis and Nanoindentaion Studies on Nanocrystalline AlCrNiFeZn High Entropy Alloy”, C.Sajith Babu, N.T.B.N.Koundinya, K.Sivaprasad, Jerzy A. Szpunar, 3rd International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization (ICMPC 2014), organized by  Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technolog, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, held during March 08-09, 2014.

6.     “Joining of AISI 1040 Steel to 6082-T6 Aluminium Alloy by Friction Welding”, CH. Muralimohan, S.Haribabu, Y. Hariprasada Reddy, V. Muthupandi, K. Sivaprasad, Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Interdisciplinary Developments (ICRAMID – 2014), Ponjesly College of Engineering, Nagercoil, India, held during March 7-8, 2014, pp1344-1348. [ISBN 978-93-80609-17-1]

7.     “Enhanced Mechanical Properties of AA5083 GTA Weldments with Current Pulsing and Addition of Scandium”, N. Kishore Babu, P. Yogesh Bhikanrao, K.Sivaprasad, 6th International Conference on Light Metal Technology 2013,Old Windsor, London, organized by Brunel University, held during 24-26 July, 2013 (proceedings in Journal)

8.     “Improving Corrosion Resistance of AA2014 Welds with Micro Arc Oxidation”, Roshan Jacob, S.A.Srinivasan, K.Sivaprasad, V.Muthupandi, 6th International Conference on Light Metal Technology 2013,Old Windsor, London, organized by Brunel University, held during 24-26 July, 2013 (proceedings in Journal)

9.     “Wear behaviour of carbon nanotubes reinforced nanocrystalline AA 4032 composites”, M. S. Senthil Saravanan, S.P.Kumaresh Babu, K. Sivaprasad, S. Natarajan, 26th International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies, June 20-22, 2012, Ecole CentraleLyon, France.

10.   “Bimodal AA4032 alloy produced by ball milling: compressive deformation studies”, M.S.Senthil Saravanan, M.GaneshKumar, S.P.Kumaresh Babu, K.Sivaprasad, “Proceedings of the 3rd Asian Symposium on Materials and Processing (ASMP2012), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, 30-31, August 2012.

11.   “Studies on Potentiodynamic Polarization Behavior of Cryorolled Al-Mg-Si Alloy”, N. Naga Krishna, B.Gopi, K. Sivaprasad, V. Muthupandi, International Conference on Materials Science and Technology, 2012, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand, held during 07-08 June, 2012.

12.   “Effect of rolling orientation on the mechanical properties of cryorolled Al-Mg-Si alloy”, N. Naga Krishna, B. Gopi, K. Venkateswarulu, K. Sivaprasad.  International Conference on Recent Trends in Advanced Materials (ICRAM), February 20-22, 2012, VIT University, Vellore, India.

13.   “Effect of rolling temperature on microstructure and mechanical properties of cryorolled Al-Mg-Si alloy reinforced with 3wt% TiB2 in-situ composite”, B. Gopi, N. Naga Krishna, K. Sivaprasad, K. Venkateswarulu. International Conference on Recent Trends in Advanced Materials (ICRAM), February 20-22, 2012, VIT University, Vellore, India.

14.   “Influence of rolling temperature on microstructure and mechanical properties of cryorolled Al-Mg-Si alloy”, B.Gopi, N. Naga Krishna, K. Venkateswarulu, K. Sivaprasad, Proceedings of International Conference on Aerospace, Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering (ICAMAME) January 29-31, 2012, Dubai, United Arabian Emirates, organized by World Academy of Science Engineering and Technology (WASET). Vol 61, 2012, pp731-735.

15.   “Influence of Crystallite Size on Consolidation of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced AA 4032 Composite Powders by Equal Channel Angular Pressing”, M.S.Senthil Saravanan, K.Sivaprasad, S.P.Kumaresh Babu, 8th International Conference on Composite Science and Technology (ICCST8), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, March 22-24, 2011.

16.   “High Temperature Tensile Properties of Cryorolled Al-4wt%Cu-3wt%TiB2 in situ Composites”, N.NagaKrishna, K.Sivaprasad, International Symposium of Research Students 2010, December, IIT Madras.

17.   “Functionally gradient bioactive materials by EPO process”, K.Sivaprasad, Indo-German Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (INDOGFOE) 2010, held during 24-27 June 2010, Potsdam, Germany, sponsored by DST and Alexander von Humboldt foundation, Germany. (Invited participant)

18.   “Synthesis and Characterization of CNT Reinforced AA4032 Nanocomposites by High Energy Ball Milling”, M.S. Senthil Saravanan, K.Sivaprasad, S.P. Kumaresh Babu, P. Susila, B.S. Murty, AIP Proceedings, 1276 (1), 2010, 82-87. (This paper is presented in ICANN2009, IIT Guwahati, India).

19.   “Tribological behaviour of multi-walled carbon nanotubes reinforced AA7075 nanocomposites”, M.Jagannatham, M.S.Senthil Saravanan, S.P.Kumaresh Babu, K.Sivaprasad, International Conference on Synthesis Characterization Consolidation and Modeling of Nanomaterials (ICON-2010), Department of Metallurgical Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India.

20.   “Effect of grain refinement on workability of Al6061 alloy reinforced with 10wt% TiO2 composite”, S.Sivasankaran, K.Sivaprasad, R.Narayanasamy, Vijay Kumar Iyer, International Conference & Exhibition on Powder Metallurgy in processing of particulate materials and products 2010 (PM10), Jaipur, January 28-30, 2010.

21.   “Isotropic and anisotropic X-ray peak broadening models of AA6061-12wt% Al2O3 nanocomposites”, S.Sivasankaran, K.Sivaprasad, R.Narayanasamy, International Conference & Exhibition on Powder Metallurgy in processing of particulate materials and products 2010 (PM10), Jaipur, January 28-30, 2010.

22.   “Synthesis and characterization of CNT reinforced AA4032 nanocomposites by high energy ball milling”, M.S.Senthil Saravanan, S.P.Kumaresh Babu, K.Sivaprasad, P.Susila, B.S.Murty, Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN 2009), IIT Guwahati, December 09-11, 2009, pp

23.   “Consolidation of CNT reinforced AA4032 nanocomposites by ECAP”, M.S.Senthil Saravanan, S.P.Kumaresh Babu, K.Sivaprasad, B.Ravisankar, P.Susila, B.S.Murty”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN 2009), IIT Guwahati, December 09-11, 2009, pp

24.   “Mechanical Alloying of Aluminium based-metal matrix composites: A Review”, R.Narayanasamy, K.Sivaprasad, V.Anandakrishnan, S.Sivasankaran, 2nd International conference on Recent Advances in Material Processing Technology (RAMPT 2009), February 25-27, 2009, Society for Manufacturing Engineers (SME), National Engineering College, Kovilpatti, 2009, pp 164-170

25.   “Influence of carbon content on workability behavior of powder metallurgy steels”, R.Narayanasamy, V.Anandakrishnan, S.Sivasankaran, K.Sivaprasad, K.S.Pandey. 5th International Conference on Powder Metallurgy 2009 (PM09), Goa, February 16-18, 2009.

26.   “Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotube reinforced AA4032 Al-alloy composite by high energy ball milling”, M.S.Senthil Saravanan, K.Sivaprasad, S.P.Kumaresh Babu, 5th International Conference on Powder Metallurgy (PM09), Goa, February 16-18, 2009.

27.   “Studies on hot corrosion behavior of Cr-Mo boiler FCA weldments in Na2SO4 – NaCl Environment”, A.Appala Naidu, K.Pulla Rao, K.Sivaprasad, S.Jerome, S.P.Kumaresh Babu and Arivazhagan, Proceedings of International Conference on Symposium of Joining of Materials (SOJOM), July 2008, Indian Welding Society, Welding Research Institute, BHEL, Tiruchirappalli, India

28.   “Development of Al-ZrB2 in situ Composites and its High Temperature Wear Behaviour”, K.Siva Prasad, S.P.Kumaresh Babu, S.Senthil Kumaran and S.Natarajan, International Conference of Advanced Tribology, National University of Singapore, December 3-5, 2008, pp 19-20

29.   “Sliding Wear Behaviour of WC-Coated Al-ZrB2 in situ Composite”, S.P.Kumaresh Babu, K. Siva Prasad, S.Senthil Kumaran, S.Jerome and S.Natarajan, International Conference of Advanced Tribology, National University of Singapore, December 3-5, 2008, pp 215-216

30.   “Fatigue behavior of alloy 718 TIG welds made using pulsed current and magnetic arc oscillation”, K.Sivaprasad, S.Ganesh Sundara Raman, P.Mastanaiah and G.Madhusudhan Reddy, Proceedings of 9th International Fatigue Congress 2006, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

“Fretting Fatigue Behaviour of AISI 304 Steel”, M.Jayaprakash, Sivaprasad Katakam and S.Ganesh Sundara Raman, ISRS 2004, IIT Madras, Chennai.

National Conferences:

1.     “Friction welding of austenitic stainless steel to Cp-titanim with aluminium inserts”, CH Muralimohan, V Muthupandi, K Sivaprasad, M Ashfaq, National Conference on Advances in Naval Materials, ADNAM-2013, National Institute of Ocean Technology, IIT Madras.

2.     “Studies of Al 4032/CNT composite and study of its microwave sintering behavior”, M.S. Senthil Saravanan, S.P. Kumaresh Babu, K. Sivaprasad, M. Jagannatham, Eighth ISAMPE National Conference on Composites, Thiruvananthapuram, December 4-5, 2009.

3.     “Joining of AISI 304 to Alloy 718 by Pulsed Gas Tungsten Arc Welding”, G. Sudheer and K. Siva Prasad, NMD-ATM 2008, Greater Noida / New Delhi, November 14-16, 2008.

4.     “Preparation and PbS and PbFexS1-x thin Films by chemical bath deposition”, E.Gomathi, G.Gobi, M.C.Santhoshkumar, T.Prasadarao, K.Siva Prasad, National Conference on emerging materials and Technologies for India – 2020, January 24-25, 2008,  Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials engineering, NIT Trichy, 52.

5.      “Influence of Laves Phase on Fatigue Lives of IN 718 Welds”, Sivaprasad Katakam and S. Ganesh Sundara Raman, NMD-ATM 2005, IIT Madras, India

6.     “Fatigue of IN718 weldments”, Sivaprasad Katakam, C.V.S. Murthy, G. Madhusudhan Reddy and S. Ganesh Sundara Raman, NMD ATM 2004, Trivandrum.

7.     “Fabrication of bioactive FGM by microwave processing”, Sivaprasad Katakam, D. Sivaramakrishna, Sushant K. Manwatkar and T.S. Sampath Kumar, National Conference on Medical Materials– 2001, IIT Madras, Chennai, India.

8.     "Processing of calcium phosphate based Functionally Graded Bioceramics using Microwaves", Sivaprasad Katakam, D. Siva Rama Krishna, R. Murugan and T.S. Sampath Kumar, National Symposium of Research Scholars – 2002, IIT Madras, Chennai, India.