Dr.A.Senthil Kumar, B.E.,M.E., Ph.D.,
Advisor

       Dr.A.Senthil Kumar, B.E.,M.E.,Ph.D., is an able administrator and a committed teacher with more than thirty years of teaching and research experience. He was the former Principal in Sethu Institute of Technology. He was a member of Academic Council of Anna University of Technology, Tirunelveli and also a Member Board of Studies for Mechanical Engineering in Anna University, Chennai.

 

       He has specialized in Mechanical Engineering and has a flair for research in various fields like metal machining, ceramic composites, metal matrix composites and polymer matrix composites. He has published more than 30 technical papers in various International and National Journals and 60 technical papers in various reputed International and National conferences. A few of his papers in the International Journals were the most frequently downloaded articles in the year 2004 and 2006.

        He is also a reviewer in various International Journals. He was awarded as an outstanding reviewer by the Editors of Materials & design, an Elsevier Journal. He has been actively involved in all administrative and developmental activities of the institution and continuously strives to achieve the vision of the Institution.

Publications:

  1. A. Senthil Kumar,  Rajadurai, T. Sornakumar, “Machinability of Hardened Steel Using Alumina Based Ceramic Cutting Tools” International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials, 2003, Vol.21, 109-117.
  1. A. Senthil Kumar, Rajadurai, T. Sornakumar, “Development of alumina-ceria ceramic composite cutting tool” International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials, 2004, Vol.22, 17-20.
  1. A. Senthil Kumar,  Rajadurai, T. Sornakumar, “Yttria ceramics: cutting tool application.” Materials Letters, 2004, Vol. 58 [11], 1808-1810.
  1. A. Senthil Kumar,. Rajadurai, T. Sornakumar, “Performance Characteristics of Alumina-Yttria Ceramic Cutting Tool on Machining Grey Cast Iron” Industrial Ceramics, 2004, Vol.24 [2], 109-113
  1. A.Senthil Kumar,  Rajadurai, T. Sornakumar, “Performance Characteristics of Ceria Toughened Alumina Ceramic Cutting Tool on Machining C 30 Steel” Powder Metallurgy, 2004, Vol.47[3] , 235-238
  1. A. Senthil Kumar, Rajadurai, T. Sornakumar, “Ceria Cutting tool” American ceramic Society Bulletin, March 2004, Vol. 83[3], p17.
  1. A. Senthil Kumar, A. Rajadurai, T. Sornakumar, “Wear behaviour of alumina based ceramic cutting tools on machining steels” was published in Tribology International, 2006, Vol. 39,191-197.
  1. A. Senthil Kumar, A. Rajadurai, T. Sornakumar “Effect of Tool wear on Tool Life of Alumina based Ceramic Cutting Tools on Machining Hardened Martensitic Stainless Steel.” Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 2006, Vol.173, 151–156
  1. A. Senthil Kumar,  Rajadurai, T. Sornakumar “Development of yttria and ceria toughened alumina composite for cutting tool application.” International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials, 2007, Vol. 25, 214–219.
  1. A. Senthil Kumar, M. Adam Khan, R. Thiraviam T. Sornakumar, ‘Machining parameters optimization of alumina based ceramic cutting tools’ Machining Science and technology, 2006, Vol.10, 471-489
  1. Thiraviam ,T. Sornakumar , A. Senthil Kumar ‘Development of Copper – Alumina Metal Matrix Composites by Powder Metallurgy Method’ International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, 2008, Vol.31, 305-313
  1. Sornakumar, A. Senthil Kumar, “Machinability of bronze–alumina composite with tungsten carbide cutting tool inserts.” Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 2008, Vol. 202, 402 – 405
  1. V. Sreerama Reddy, T. Sornakumar, M. Venkatarama Reddy, Venkatram, and A. Senthilkumar, “Turning Studies of Deep Cryogenic Treated P-40 Tungsten Carbide Cutting Tool Inserts” Machining Science and Technology, 2009, Vol.13, 143–155
  1. Siddhi Jailani, A. Rajadurai, B. Mohan, A. Senthil Kumar and T. Sornakumar, “Multi-response optimisation of sintering parameters of Al–Si alloy/fly ash composite using Taguchi method and grey relational analysis” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2009, Vol. 45, 362–369
  1. Poomari, B. Mohan, A. Senthilkumar, A. Rajadurai and T. Sornakumar, “Effectiveness of Cryogenic Treatment on the Performance of Cermet Cutting Tools while Machining AISI 4340 Steel” International Journal of Material Science, 2009, Vol. 4 [3], 215–228
  1. Poomari, B. Mohan, A. Senthilkumar, A. Rajadurai and T. Sornakumar, “Machinability of Ti-Al-N Coated Cermet Tool with the Ti[C,N] mixed Alumina Ceramic Cutting Tool and the Uncoated Cermet Cutting Tool while Machining AISI D2 Steel” International Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, 2009, Vol. 3(1), 101-109
  1. Sornakumar, M. Kathiresan and A. Senthilkumar, “Drilling of die cast aluminium alloy–aluminium oxide composites Material Research Innovations, 2010, Vol.14 [4], 293-296
  1. Sornakumar T, Kathiresan M. and A. Senthil Kumar, ‘Studies on drilling of die cast aluminum alloy – aluminum oxide composites’, Materials Research Innovations, 2010, Vol.14(4), pp.293 – 296. Maney Publishing.
  1. Siddhi Jailani, A. Rajadurai, B. Mohan, A. Senthil Kumar and T. Sornakumar, “Development and properties of aluminum silicon alloy – fly ash composites” Powder Metallurgy, 2011, Vol. 54 [4], 474-479
  1. Adam Khan, A. Senthil Kumar, “ Machinability of Glass Fibre Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) Composite using Alumina based Ceramic Cutting Tools” Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 2011, Vol. 13 (1), 67-73
  1. Vasant Naidu, S. Vijayaragavan, R.Legadevi, A. Senthil Kumar, “Synthesis of Nano sized Sm-Gd doped Magnesium ferrite and their Permittivity and Hysteresis Studies.” International Journal of Computer Applications September 2011, Vol. 29(7), 13-23.
  1. Adam Khan & A. Senthil Kumar & A. Poomari ‘An hybrid algorithm to optimize cutting parameter for machining GFRP composite using alumina cutting tools’ International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2012, Vol. 59, 1047–1056
  1. Poomari, B. Mohan,  A. Rajadurai , A. Senthilkumar, Study on tool life of coated, cryogenically treated and coated and plain cermet cutting tools while machining steel, European Journal of Scientific Research, 2012, Vol. 85(3), 394 – 407.
  1. Vasant Naidu, S.K.A. Ahamed Kandu Sahib, M.Sivabharathy, R.Legadevi,, A.Senthil Kumar, Chandra Prakash and S.Pandian, “Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Nano Ceramic Magnesium Ferrite Material Doped with Samarium and Dysprosium for Designing–Microstrip Patch Antenna” Defect and Diffusion Forum, 2012, Vol. 332  pp 35-50
  1. Poomari, B. Mohan, A. Senthilkumar, A. Rajadurai, “Wear Performance of Ti-Al-N Coated and Cryogenically Treated Cermet Tools While Machining AISI 4340 Steel” Advanced Materials Research, 2013, Vols. 622-623,  404-408
  1. Asha Melba.V, Senthil Kumar.A, Vino.A, “Comparative study of tensile and Flexural behaviour for glass-fiber reinforced Aluminium (glare) laminates and aluminum” Asian Journal of Computer Science and Technology (AJCST), 2013, Vol. 1. [1], pp 5-13.
  1. P. Jani, A. Senthil Kumar, M. Adam Khan & M. Uthaya Kumar, “Machinablity of Hybrid Natural Fibre Composite with and Without Filler as Reinforcement”, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 2016, Vol. 31, pp. 1393-1399
  1. Sivabharathy, A.Senthilkumar. K. Sakthipandi, P.Palanichamy,and K.Ramachandran, ‘Thermal Expansion Studies on Zircaloy-2’ , Advances in Refractory and Reactive Metals and Alloys (ARRMA-2016),  Materials Today: Proceedings 3, 2016, pp. 3064–3070
  1. Adam Khan, S. Sundarrajan, M. Duraiselvam, S. Natarajan and A. Senthil Kumar “Sliding wear behaviour of plasma sprayed coatings on nickel based superalloy”  Surface Engineering, 2017,Vol.33[1], pp. 35-41
  1. Vinayagar and A.Senthil Kumar, “Crashworthiness analysis of double section bi-tubular thin- walled structures” Thin-Walled Structures, 2017, Vol. 112, pp.184-193
  1. Vinayagar and A.Senthil Kumar, ” Multi-respose optimization of crashworthiness parameters of bi-tubular structures” Steel and Composite Structures, 2017, Vol. 23 [1], 31-40
  1. Jani, S.P., A. Senthil Kumar , Adamkhan, A., Nithin, Rajakumar, ‘Effect of coconut fillers on hybrid coconut Kevlar fiber reinforced epoxy composites’ Carbon – Science and Technology, 2015,Vol. 7(4), pp. 50-58
  1. Muthuchozharajan B, Mothilal S, Vinayagar K, Senthil Kumar A, Saravanakumar A, “Processing And Characterization of Banana Fiber Reinforced Polyester Composites And Pineapple Leaf Fiber Reinforced Polyester Composites”  International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 2015, Vol. 10 [15], 12077-12081.
  1. P.Jani, A.Senthil Kumar, M.Adamkhan, S.V.Abishanth And I.Kalai Kumar, “Development of hybrid epoxy coconut, E-glass Fibre reinforced composite with coconut filler”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 2015, Vol. 10 (39), 30084-30089.
  1. P.Jani, A.Senthil Kumar, M.Adamkhan, S G Jebin Wins And S.Arul Raja Singh, “Development of hybrid basalt and e-glass fiber reinforced epoxy composite in addition of e-waste as fillers” International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 2015, Vol.10 (39), 30073-30078.
  1. Muthu Chozha Rajan, B. & Senthil Kumar A. & Madhan, V. & Pal Pandian, P. & Saravanakumaar, A. ‘Experimental Investigation and Analysis of Mechanical Properties of Palm fibre reinforced Epoxy composites and Sisal fibre reinforced Polyester composites.’ Carbon: Science and Technology, 2015 7(4) pp. 1-15.
  1. Vasant Naidu, R.Priyadharshini, K.Muthu Lakshmi, A. Senthil Kumar The Performance Enhancement Of Low Permittivity Microstrip Patch Antenna For Microwave Application’ IOSR Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering (IOSR-JECE), 2016, Vol 11 [5], , pp. 33-41
  1. Sivabharathy, A.Senthil kumar, K. Sakthipandi, P.Palanichamy,and K.Ramachandran, ‘Thermal Expansion Studies on Zircaloy-2’ , Advances in Refractory and Reactive Metals and Alloys (ARRMA-2016),  Materials Today: Proceedings, 2016, 3 (9), 3064–3070
  1. Muthu Chozha Rajan , A. Senthil Kumar, T. Sornakumar,  P. Senthamaraikannan , M. R. Sanjay, ‘Multi Response Optimization of Fabrication Parameters of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Aluminium Laminates (CARAL): By Taguchi Method and Gray Relational Analysis’ Polymer Composites, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.24815 Published online in Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com)
  1. Muthu Chozha Rajan, A. Senthil Kumar, T. Sornakumar, S.S. Saravanakumar, ‘Impact Response and Damage Characteristics Carbon Fibre Reinforced Aluminium Laminates (CARAL) under Low Velocity Impact Test’ Materials Today Proceedings, 2018, Vol.5 (9), pp. 20070–20077
  1. Sakthipandi K, Lenin N, Rajesh Kanna R, Senthil Kumar A, ‘Structural, Electrical and Magnetic Properties of NiLaxFe2-xO4 Nanoferrites.’ Materials Chemistry and Physics, 2018, Vol. 212 [15], pp. 385-393
  1. K Sakthipandi, R Rajesh Kanna, N Lenin, Senthil Kumar A, ‘Structural, optical, dielectric and magnetic studies of gadolinium-added Mn-Cu nanoferrites’ Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2018,Vol. 453(1), , pp. 78-90.
  1. Saravanakumaar, A. Senthilkumar, S. S. Saravanakumar, M. R. Sanjay & Anish Khan, ‘Impact of alkali treatment on physico-chemical, thermal, structural and tensile properties of Carica papaya bark fibers’ International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization, 2018, Vol. 23(8),  pp. 529-236
  1. SaravanaKumaar ,A.Senthilkumar, T.Sornakumar, S.S.Saravanakumar and V.P.Arthanariesewaran, ‘Physicochemical properties of new cellulosic fiber extracted from Carica papaya bark’ Journal of  Natural Fibers, 2019, Vol. 16 (2), pp. 175-184.
  1. AdamKhan, A.SenthilKumar, S.Thirumalai Kumaran, M.Uthayakumar, TaeJoKo, ‘Effect of Tool Wear on Machining GFRP and AISID2 Steel Using Alumina Based Ceramic Cutting Tools’ Silicon, 2019, Vol. 11, pp. 153-158.
  1. Subramanian, A. Senthil Kumar, K. Vinayagar & C. Muthusamy, ‘Experimental analyses on heat transfer performance of TiO2–water nanofluid in double-pipe counter-flow heat exchanger for various flow regimes’ Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2019, Vol 10, pp 1588-2926.
  1. Sakthipandi, M. Sivabharathy, A. Senthil Kumar, ‘Study of phase transition in Cu-doped La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 perovskite manganite materials by ultrasonic technique’ Materials Today: Proceedings, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2019.05.301
  1. RajeshKannaa, K.Sakthipandi, A. Senthil Kumar N.R.Dhineshbabu, S.M. Seeni Mohamed Aliar Maraikkayar, A. Sabah Afroze, Rajshree B.Jotania, M.Sivabharathy, ‘Synthesis of dysprosium/Mn–Cu ferrite binary nanocomposite: Analysis of structural, morphological, dielectric, and optomagnetic properties’ Ceramics International, 2020, Vol 46 (9), 13695-13703
  1. Senthil Kumar A, Joseph Daniel S, ‘Tool Life Prediction of Ti [C,N] Mixed Alumina Ceramic Cutting Tool Using Gradient Descent Algorithm on Machining Martensitic Stainless Steel’ Journal of mechanical Engineering Science and Technology, 2020, Vol. 4 (2), pp.144-152
  1. Vinayagar, A. Senthil Kumar, S. Paramasamy, G. Pitchayya Pillai, G. Nagaraj, and P. Sivakumar, “Multi Response Optimization of Gas Metal Arc Welding Process Parameters.” International Journal of Future Generation Communication and Networking, 2020, Vol. 13(2), 397-406.
  1. R. Rajkumar, C. Kailasanathan, A. Senthilkumar, N. Selvakumar, and A. John Rajan “Study on formability and strain hardening index: influence of particle size of boron carbide (B4C) in magnesium matrix composites fabricated by powder metallurgy technique.” Materials Research Express, 2020, Vol. 7(1) (2020), 016597
  1. Vairamuthu, A. Senthil Kumar, B. Stalin, and M. Ravichandran, ‘Optimization of powder metallurgy parameters of TiC- and B4C-reinforced aluminium composites by Taguchi method’ Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, 2021, Vol 45(2), pp. 183-198.
  1. Adam Khan, S.P. Jani, A. Senthil Kumar, S. Rajesh, ‘Machining parameter optimization using Adam e Gene Algorithm while turning lightweight composite using ceramic cutting tools’ International Journal of Lightweight Materials and Manufacture, 2021, Vol. 4 (2), pp. 262-267
  1. Arunkumar S & Senthilkumar A, ‘Studies on EggShell and SiC Reinforced Hybrid Metal Matrix Compositefor Tribological Applications’, Silicon, 2021, vol. 14, pp. 1959–
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  1. P. Jani, A. Senthil Kumar, M. Adam Khan, S. Sajith & A. Saravanan, Influence of Natural Filler on Mechanical Properties of Hemp/Kevlar Hybrid Green Composite and Analysis of Change in Material Behavior Using Acoustic Emission, Journal of Natural Fibers, 2021, Vol. 18 (11), 1580-1591.
  1. P. Jani, A. Senthil Kumar, M. Adam Khan, A. Sujin Jose, Design and optimization of unit production cost for AWJ process on machining hybrid natural fibre composite material, International Journal of Lightweight Materials and Manufacture,2021, Vol 4 (4), 491-497
  1. Jayarajan Vairamuthu, Arunachalam, A.Senthil Kumar, Synthesis and Electrochemical Behavior of TiC and B4C Reinforced Al Based Metal Matrix Composite. Emerging Materials Research, 2021,. Vol. 10(1), 24-32
  1. Saravanakumaar, A.Senthilkumar, S.S.Saravanakumar, P.Senthamaraikannan, L.Loganathan & B.Muthu Chozha Rajan, Mechanical properties of alkali treated Carica papaya fiber reinforced epoxy composites” Journal of Natural Fibers, 2022, Vol 19 (1), 269-279
  1. Devanand, S, Senthil Kumar A, Selvabharathi, R, ‘Influence of severe double-shot peening and Plasma spray arc TiAlCr /AlCrSi coating on tribological behavior of Pure Aluminium alloy’, Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials,  2022, Vol. 32, 4729–4742.
  1. Kannadhasan, A. Senthil Kumar, J. Vairamuthu & R. Nagarajan, ‘Experimental research and CFD analysis on double pipe heat exchanger with CuO nano particle suspended in cold water’ Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2022, Vol. 147, 3831–3838.
  1. P. Balaji, A. Senthilkumar, A. Saravanakumaar, B. Muthu Chozha Rajan, Rajini Nagarajan, Sikiru O. Ismail, Faruq Mohammad, Selvakumar Vairamuthu & M.P. Indira Devi, Extraction and Characterization of Natural Cellulosic Erythrina variegata Fiber for Biocomposites, Journal of Natural Fibers, 2022, Vol.19 (16), 12676-12687.
  1. Thavasilingam, K., Senthil Kumar A., Adam Khan, M., S. Devanand and K.Giridharan (2023) ‘Effect of fumed silica in rice bran wax-epoxy coating on aluminum substrate: mechanical, thermal, and water absorption properties’. Biomass Conversion and Biorefnery, 2023, Vol. 13,  4229–4240
  1. Asha Melba & A. Senthil Kumar ‘Impact Response and Damage Resistance Behavior of GFRP /Aluminum Fibre Metal Laminates during Low Velocity Impact Test’ Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences, 2018, Vol. 25, pp. 450-458.
  1. Muthu Chozha Rajan, A. Senthil Kumar, ‘The Influence of the Thickness and Areal Density on the Mechanical Properties of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Aluminium Laminates (CARAL)’ Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 2018, Vol.71 (9), pp. 2165–2171.

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