Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering
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Recent Advances in Manufacturing, Automation, Design and Energy Technologies

Proceedings from ICoFT 2020

Editors: Natarajan, Sendhil Kumar, Prakash, Rajiv, Sankaranarayanasamy, K. (Eds.)

  • Comprises select peer-reviewed proceedings of the conference ICoFT 2020
  • Enriches understanding by including contributions from leading experts across the globe
  • Covers latest research in technological advances in the field of manufacturing, automation, design and energy, etc
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This book comprises the proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Future Technologies in Manufacturing, Automation, Design and Energy 2020. The contents of this volume focus on recent technological advances in the field of manufacturing, automation, design and energy. Some of the topics covered include additive manufacturing, renewable energy resources, design automation, process automation and monitoring, etc. This volume will prove a valuable resource for those in academia and industry.

About the authors

Dr. Sendhil Kumar Natarajan is currently an Assistant Professor & Head in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Associate Dean – Faculty Welfare, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Puducherry. He pursued his B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering and M.Tech. in Energy Technology from Pondicherry Engineering College in 2001 and 2003, respectively, followed by Ph.D. in solar energy from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras in 2008. After his Ph.D., he joined as Senior R&D Engineer, at CSEM-UAE, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. Later, he joined as a Post Doctoral Research Fellowship at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom under European Union Project. He got young faculty award and outstanding researcher award in the field of Solar Thermal. He has published papers in 30 international journals and 40 national and international conferences in the area of energy. Based on his research work, he has filed four patents in the area of solar energy. He has three funded projects from DST-SERB as a PI for Concentrating Solar Systems, DST-UKIERI as a Co-PI for fuel cell research, and BRICS as a Co-PI for Solar Based Biomass Conversion. His research area lies in solar thermal system and CSP system, CPV, integration of high temperature solar thermal systems, heat transfer, fluid flow, and fuel cells.

Dr. Rajiv Prakash received his M.Tech. in Materials Technology from Institute of Technology Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU), India and completed his Ph.D. from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay. Currently, he is a Professor of Materials Science and Technology, and Dean (Research and Development) of IIT-BHU. He has worked with the CSIR lab in Lucknow as a Scientist for over 7 years. He has been the recipient of Young Scientist Award (Council of Science and Technology), Young Engineer Awards (Indian National Academy of Engineering) of India and Materials Society Medal Award of India. His current research interests include architecture and design of functional polymers and nanocomposites for their applications in organic electronic devices and sensors/biosensors. He is participating as PI/Coordinator in various National Mission projects like Technology Innovation Hub, IMPRINT, SPARC and Energy Mission projects of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. He has published over 200 publications in international journals of repute and has 20 patents in his credit.

Dr. K. Sankaranarayanasamy is serving currently as Director of NIT Pondicherry, formerly a professor of Mechanical Engineering at National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, received his B.E. Mechanical Engineering (Hons) in 1981 from PSG College of Technology, India. He received his M. Tech Production Engineering in 1983 and Ph.D. in 1989 from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India. His research targets finite elements simulation of welding Process. Ergonomics study and Gear Design. He has authored more than 75 papers in international and national journals and has attended conferences in Slovak Republic, China, America and Austria. To his credit, he has completed several sponsored projects (total worth of Rs. 60 lakhs) funded by BHEL, Trichy, NLC Neyveli and DST. He served in administrative responsibilities such as Head of the Department, Dean and Director of NIT. 

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Recent Advances in Manufacturing, Automation, Design and Energy Technologies
Book Subtitle
Proceedings from ICoFT 2020
Editors
  • Sendhil Kumar Natarajan
  • Rajiv Prakash
  • K. Sankaranarayanasamy
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering
Copyright
2022
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-16-4222-7
DOI
10.1007/978-981-16-4222-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-16-4221-0
Series ISSN
2195-4356
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 872
Number of Illustrations
133 b/w illustrations, 501 illustrations in colour
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