Dr. P. RAVIKANTH RAJU

Associate Professor

Email: [email protected]

Biography

Ravikanth Raju has received Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Machine Design) from University College, JNTU Kakinada in 2003 and Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering from JNT University Hyderabad in 2015. His initial academic appointment was at Bandari Srinivas Institute of Technology, Hyderabad in 2004. He served as the Head of the Department for two academic years in BSIT, Hyderabad, before he moved to JBIET. He was in JBIET during the period 2007-2013 as Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He was a member in Board of Studies during the period 2009 -2013. From 2013 to 2015 he served as Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in MRCET, Hyderabad. After getting his Doctoral Degree he moved to Anurag Group of Institutions as Associate Professor and served as Board of Studies Chairman from 2015-2017. He is Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) since 2009. He has published more than 60 papers in various reputed National & International Journals and attended various National & International conferences, FDP’s and workshops.

Research Interests

Ravikanth Raju’s research interests revolve around material characterization of composite materials. His research on Forced Vibration Analysis of Different Viscoelastic Beams was funded by IFHE, Hyderabad which is under progress. He is also doing Investigation on Mechanical and Machinability Properties of Particle Reinforced Al-Metal Matrix Composite Subjected to Various Strengthening Process in support by JNTUH, Hyderabad under Collaborative Research Scheme, TEQUIP-III. His other interested areas are:

  • Composite Structures
  • Functionally Graded Materials
  • Mechanical Vibrations
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Manufacturing and Machine Design

Teaching Interests

Raju has taught undergraduate classes in Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Drawing, Mechanics of Solids, Machine Drawing, Design of Machine Members – I, Design of Machine Members – II and Finite Element Methods. He taught postgraduate classes in Mechanical Behavior of Engineering Materials, Advanced CAD and Experimental Stress Analysis.

Research Publications

  1. P. Saritha, Dr. A. Satyadevi, P. Ravikanth Raju, “Investigation of Surface Roughness On Hybrid Composites Using Stir Casting Technique”, I-manager’s Journal on Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 3, May – July 2019, PP 26-31.
  2. P. Ravikanth Raju, M. Abhishek, T. G. Raja Swamy and R. Venkat Reddy, “Design and Analytical Study of Performance Characteristics of PTFE Faced Tilting Pad Thrust Bearings And Comparison With Similar Babbitt Lined Bearing”, ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vol. 14, No. 6, March 2019, PP 1104-1111.
  3. P. Saritha, G. Saikumar, R. Venkat Reddy, P. Ravikanth Raju, “Mechanical Characterization and Wear Behaviour of Al7075 Alloy Reinforced With Alumina And Molybdenum Disulphide”, International Journal Of Mechanical And Production Engineering Research And Development (IJMPERD), Vol. 8, Issue 6, December 2018, PP 395-404.
  4. P. Ravikanth Raju, R. Venkat Reddy, B. Shaikshavali, “Mechanical Characterization and Free Vibration of Composite Laminated Plates”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 9, Issue 9, September 2018, PP 186-191.
  5. P. Saritha, P. Ravikanth Raju, R. Venkat Reddy, S. Snehalatha, “Mechanical Bahavior of Hybrid Composites”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 9, Issue 9, September 2018, PP 71-76.
  6. Lakshmipathi Y, K. Chinna Maddaiah, Subramanyam B, P. Ravikanth Raju, “Development of an Open Type CNC System For a 3-Axis Micro CNC Machine”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 8, Issue 6, June 2017, PP 463-470.
  7. K. Chinna Maddaiah, Y. Lakshmipathi, P. Ravikanth Raju, Subramanyam B, “Modelling and Structural Analysis of a Go-kart Vehicle Chassis Frame”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 8, Issue 6, June 2017, PP 305-311.
  8. P. Ravikanth Raju , Karna Soma Shankar, “Optimization of Various Process Parameters for CFRP Composite Materials Machining”, IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Vol. 13, Issue 6, Ver. VI (Nov – Dec 2016), PP 35-40.
  9. P. Ravikanth Raju, J. Suresh Kumar, M. V. Lakshmi Prakash, “Transient Analysis of Smart Material Plates Using Higher Order Theory”, ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vol. 10, No. 1, January 2015, PP 128-133.
  10. P. Ravikanth Raju, J. Suresh Kumar, M. V. Lakshmi Prakash, “Buckling Analysis of Smart Material Plates Using Higher Order Theory”, IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Vol. 11, Issue 5, Ver. IV (Sep- Oct. 2014), PP 55-60.
  11. P. Ravikanth Raju, J. Suresh Kumar, M. V. Lakshmi Prakash, “Bending Analysis of Smart Material Plates Using Higher Order Theory”, International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 1, January 2014, PP 12-17.

Education

  • 2009 – 2015: Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India
  • 2001–2003: Master of Technology in Machine Design, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India.
  • 1997– 2000: Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, AMIME, Mumbai, India.

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