Annamalai University
Home
Faculty Member Details

Staff Id : 09743
Name : Dr. S. RAJAKUMAR
Designation : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Department : MANUFACTURING ENGG.
Qualification : B.E.,M.E.,Ph.D
Specialization : Manufacturing Engineering, Welding Engineering, Surface Engineering, Composite Materials and Optimization Techniques
Date of Birth : 05-06-1976
Date of Joining : 10-03-2004
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
C-25, Danish Road,
Block-18,
Neyveli-607803.
9486870051srkcemajor@yahoo.com
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 71
Ph.D. 35


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 19239715
Conducted 3-212


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed 79180 Lakhs
Ongoing 2-130 Lakhs
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
19 Years2 Years
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
15 54 19 20 - 3

List of Publications - National
PGSI Jones, S Rajakumar, S Kavitha, V Balasubramanian, "Keyhole and Conduction Mode of Welding AISI 304HCu: A Comparison.", Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, Volume -, Number -, 2023, pp. 1-10. 2023.
P. Anitha, Manik C. Majumdar, V. Saravanan V and S. Rajakumar, "Effect of friction time on microstructure and mechanical properties of friction welded inconel718 and ss410 dissimilar joints.", Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Volume 12, Number 1, Mar 2017, pp. 12-16. 2017.
V Sivaramakrishnan, M. Rajamuthamilselvan, N. Ramanujam, S. Ramanathan and S. Rajakumar, "Optimizing the parameters of az91/sicp reinforced composite by accumulated diffusion bonding process.", Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Volume 12, Number 1, Mar 2017, pp. 41-48. 2017.
A. Arun Negemiya, S. Rajakumar and V. Balasubramanian, "Effect of bonding temperature on microstructure and mechanical properties of AISI 304 to Tiâ,“6Alâ,“4V diffusion bonded joints.", Manufacturing Technology Today, Volume 16, Number 7, Jul 2017, pp. 3-10. 2017.
P.Prabhuraj, S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, "Mechanical and corrosion behaviour of friction stir welded aa7075 t-651 aluminium alloy joints.", Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Volume 11, Number 1, Mar 2016, pp. 234-238. 2016.
P.Prabhuraj, Rajakumar. S and Balasubramanian.V, "Experimental investigation on mechanical and metallurgical properties of the friction stir welded aa7075-T651 aluminium alloy joint.", P.Prabhuraj, S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, Volume 9, Number 1, Apr 2015, pp. 331-333. 2015.
V. Sugandhi , V. Ravishankar and S. Rajakumar, "Developing an Empirical relationship to predict bonding strength of friction surfaced materials.", Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Volume 9, Number 3, Sep 2014, pp. 190-196. 2014.
R. Praveen, T. Rajasekaran T, S. Rajakumar and V. Balasubramanian, "Examination of welding parameters for strength analysis in friction welding.", Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Volume 9, Number 3, Sep 2014, pp. 186-189. 2014.
B. Mohanaruban, T. Rajasekaran, S. Rajakumar and V. Balasubramanian, "Effect of welding process parameters on tensile strength and microstructure on stainless steel dissimilar joints.", Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Volume 9, Number 3, Sep 2014, pp. 175-185. 2014.
V. Saravanan , Nilotpal Banerjee, R. Amuthakkannan and S. Rajakumar, "Effect of tool rotation speed on tensile strength of friction stir welded AA2024-T6 and AA7075-T6 Dissimilar Aluminium jpints .", Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Volume 9, Number 3, Sep 2014, pp. 163-166. 2014.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, "Establishing empirical relationships to predict grain size and tensile strength of FSW commercial grade aluminium alloy joints.", Manufacturing Technology Today, A Nicmap publication, Volume 7, Number 12, May 2011, pp. 3-10. 2011.
S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, "Effect of tool shoulder diameters on tensile strength of friction stir welded AA1100 aluminium alloy joints.", Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Volume 6, Number 1, Jun 2011, pp. 15-24. 2011.
V. Jai Ganesh and S. Rajakumar, "Optimization of the face milling process Selection parameter using desirability Technique for al-sic composites.", Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Volume 6, Number 3, Sep 2011, pp. 191-194. 2011.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, "Sensitivity analysis of friction stir welding process and tool parameters for joining AA1100 aluminium alloy .", Journal of Manufacturing Engineering. , Volume 5, Number 2, 2010, pp. 111-117. 2010.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, "Sensitivity analysis of friction stir welding process and tool parameters for joining AA6061 aluminium alloy .", Indian Welding Journal , Volume 2, Number 2, 2010, pp. 32-42. 2010.
List of Publications - International
A Arun Negemiya, S Rajakumar, T Sonar, M Ivanov, "Influence of Diffusion Bonding Pressure on Microstructural Features and Strength Performance of Dissimilar Tiâ,“6Alâ,“4V Alloy and AISI 304 Steel Joints Developed Using Copper â,¦.", Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology , Volume 145 , Number 4, May 2023, pp. 4-10. 2023.
P Rajalingam, S Rajakumar, V Balasubramanian, T Sonar, S Kavitha, "Tensile shear fracture load bearing capability, softening of HAZ and microstructural characteristics of resistance spot welded DP-1000 steel joints.", Materials Testing , Volume 65, Number 1, 2023, pp. 94-110. 2023.
PG Sam Infant Jones, S Rajakumar, S Kavitha, V Balasubramanian, "Multicriteria optimization of the weld characteristics of keyhole plasma arc welding on super austenitic stainless steel: a mathematical approach.", International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing , Volume -, Number -, 2023, pp. 1-17. 2023.
S Sravan, S Rajakumar, K Rajagopalan, K Subramanian, "Predicting hot wire tungsten inert gas welding parameters for joining P91 and 304HCu steel using multi-optimization techniques.", Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures , Volume 19, Number 3, 2023, pp. 375-388. 2023.
P Prabhuraj, S Rajakumar, T Sonar, M Ivanov, I Rajkumar, DE Raja, "Effect of retrogression and reaging (RRA) on pitting and stress corrosion cracking (SCC) resistance of stir zone of high strength AA7075-T651 alloy joined by friction stir 2023welding.", International Journal of Lightweight Materials and Manufacture, Volume 6, Number 2, 2023, pp. 264-277. 2023.
A.Arun negemiya, S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, "Optimization of Ti-6Al-4V/ AISI 304 diffusion bonding process parameters using RSM and PSO algorithm..", Multidiscipline Modelling in Materials and Structures, Volume 1, Number 1, Jun 2019, pp. 1-6. 2019.
A.Arun negemiya, S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, "High Temperature Diffusion bonding of austenitic Stainless steel to titanium dissimilar joints.", Materials Research Express, Volume 6, Number 1, Feb 2019, pp. 1-10. 2019.
A.Arun negemiya, S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, "A study on the interface microstructure of diffusion bonded AISI410/Su718 dissimilar joints.", Advanced Microscopy Research, Volume 13, Number 1, Mar 2018, pp. 61-64. 2018.
P. Anitha, M. C. Majumder, V. Saravanan, and S. Rajakumar, "Microstructural Characterization and Mechanical Properties of Friction-Welded IN718 and SS410 Dissimilar Joint.", Metallography, Microstructure and Analysis, Volume 7, Number 3, Apr 2018, pp. 277-287. 2018.
P. Anitha, M. C. Majumder, V. Saravanan, and S. Rajakumar, "Effects of Friction Pressure and Friction Time on the Mechanical and Microstructure Properties of Friction Welded IN718 and SS410 Dissimilar Joints.", Advanced Microscopy Research, Volume 13, Number 2, Jun 2018, pp. 211-216. 2018.
Abdul Ghani Khan and S. Rajakumar, "Influence of Rotational Speed on Mechanical and Microstructural Characteristics on the Rotary Friction Welded LM25/10%SiC Aluminium Metal Matrix Composites.", Advanced Microscopy Research, Volume 13, Number 2, Jun 2018, pp. 278-281. 2018.
P. Anitha, M. C. Majumder, V. Saravanan, and S. Rajakumar, "Effect of Burn-Off Length for Friction Welded Dissimilar Joints of Inconel 718 and SS410.", Journal of Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Science, Volume 4, Number 1, May 2018, pp. 30-37. 2018.
S.Rajakumar and V.Balasubramanian, "Corrosion performance of friction surfaced nickel aluminium bronze (NAB) alloy under erosion corrosion and salt fog environment.", Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology, Volume 53, Number 1, Jan 2018, pp. 21-26. 2018.
P.Prabhuraj, Rajakumar. S and Balasubramanian.V, "Optimising salt fog corrosion parameters to minimising the corrosion rate of AA7075-T651 alloy.", Materials Today procedings, Volume 5, Number 6, May 2018, pp. 14573-14582. 2018.
P.Prabhuraj; S.Rajakumar; R.S. Jahagirdar and Haikrishnan, "Experimental Analysis on Gas tungsten Arc Welding – Induced Angular Distorion in Butt Welded AISI 304 L Plate.", International Journal of Research in advent Technology, Volume Special Issue, Number Special Issue, Dec 2018, pp. 304-310. 2018.
S.Rajakumar and S. Kavitha, "Iddentification of the most crucial Friction Stir Welding Process and tool parameter to attain a maximum tensile strength of AA6061-T6 Aluminum alloy.", International Journal of Research in advent Technology, Volume Special Issue, Number Special Issue, Dec 2018, pp. 128-136. 2018.
A.Arun negemiya, S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, "A Vacumn Diffusion bonding of Titanium/copper/ austenitic stainless steel.", International Innovative Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Volume 4, Number Special Issue, Dec 2018, pp. 110-113. 2018.
Elhadj Raouache; Zakaria Boumerzoug; Selvarajan Rajakumar; Fares Khalfallah, "Effect of FSW process parameters on strength and peak temperature for joining high-density polyethylene (HDPE) sheets.", Reves des Composites et des Materiaux Avances, Volume 28, Number 4, Nov 2018, pp. 149-160. 2018.
P.Prabhuraj, Rajakumar. S, A.K Lakshminarayanan and Balasubramanian.V, "Evaluating stress corrosion cracking behaviour of high strength AA7075-T651 aluminium alloy.", Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Volume 26, Number 3-4, Nov 2017, pp. 105-112. 2017.
B.Jithendra Reddy, A.Razal Rose and S.Rajakumar, "Mechanical and Metallurgical Characterization of Diffusion Bonding C263 and SS 304L Dissimilar Materials.", International Journal of Emerging Technology in Computer Science & Electronics, Volume 22, Number 2, May 2016, pp. 472-475. 2016.
S.Rajakumar and V.Balasubramanian, "Diffusion Bonding of Titanium and AA7075 Aluminium Alloy Dissimilar Joints - Process Modelling and Optimization using Desirability Approach.", The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Volume 86, Number 1-4, Sep 2016, pp. 1095-1112. 2016.
V.Saravanan, S.Rajakumar, Nilotpal Banerjee and R.Amuthakkannan, "Effect of shoulder diameter to pin diameter ratio on microstructure and mechanical properties of dissimilar friction stir welded AA2024-T6 and AA7075-T6 aluminum alloy joints.", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Volume 87, Number 9-12, Dec 2016, pp. 3637-3645. 2016.
V.Saravanan, S.Rajakumar, A. Muruganandam, "Effect of shoulder diameter to pin diameter ratio on microstructure and mechanical properties of dissimilar friction stir welded AA2024-T6 and AA7075-T6 aluminum alloy joints.", Metallography, Microstructure and Analysis, Volume 87, Number 9-12, Dec 2016, pp. 3637-3645. 2016.
S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian and M.Balakrishnan, "Friction surfacing for enhanced surface protection of marine engineering components: erosion-corrosion study.", Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Volume 25, Number 3-4, Sep 2016, pp. 111-119. 2016.
P.Prabhuraj, Rajakumar. S and Balasubramanian.V, "Developing an empirical relationship to predict the corrosion rate of high strength AA7075-T651 aluminium alloy under salt fog environment.", International journal of electroactive materials, Volume 4, Number 1, Dec 2016, pp. 44-49. 2016.
V.Saravanan, Nilotpal Banerjee, R. Amuthakkannan and S. Rajakumar, "Microstructural evolution and mechanical properties of friction stir welded dissimilar AA2014-T6 and AA7075-t6 aluminum alloy joints.", Int. J. of Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis (Springer), Volume 4, Number 3, Jun 2015, pp. 178-187. 2015.
P.Prabhuraj, Rajakumar. S, Balasubramanian.V and K. Sridhar, "Review of Stress corrosion cracking behavior in high strength heat treatable aluminum alloys.", International Journal of Applied Engineering Research , Volume 10, Number 49, Jan 2015, pp. 522-527. 2015.
S. Venkatesan, G.P. Rajamani, V. Balasubramanian, S. Rajakumar, "Effect of Tool rotational speed on tensile and Microstructural behaviour of Friction stir welded AZ31B Magnesium Alloy Joints.", Journal of Advanced Microscopy Research, Volume 10, Number 4, Dec 2015, pp. 277-283. 2015.
M. VINOTH KUMAR, V. BALASUBRAMANIAN, S. RAJAKUMAR, SHAJU K. ALBERT, "Stress corrosion cracking behaviour of gas tungsten arc welded super austenitic stainless steel joints.", Defence Technology, Volume 11, Number 2, Jul 2015, pp. 282-291. 2015/10.1016/j.dt.2015.05.009.
K.Dheenadayalan S.Rajakumar and V.Balasubramanian, "Effect of Diffusion Bonding Temperature on Mechanical and Microstructure Characteristics of cpTitanium and High Strength Aluminium Dissimilar Joints.", Applied Mechanics and Materials , Volume 787, Number 0, May 2015, pp. 495-499. 2015.
S.Rajakumar and V.Balasubramanian, "Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Electrical Resistance Spot Welded Interstitial Free Steel Joints.", Journal of Advanced Microscopy Research, Volume 10, Number 2, 2015, pp. 146-154. 2015.
V.Saravanan, Nilotpal Banerjee, R. Amuthakkannan and S. Rajakumar, "Friction stir welding of AA 6061 â,“T6 and AA7075-T6 dissimilar aluminum alloys- parameteric modeling and optimization.", Caledonian Journal of Engineering, Volume 10, Number 1, Jun 2015, pp. 10-15. 2015.
V.Saravanan, Nilotpal Banerjee, R.Amuthakkannan and S.Rajakumar, "Friction stir welding of AA 6061 â,“T6 and AA7075-T6 dissimilar aluminum alloys- parameteric modeling and optimization.", Caledonian Journal of Engineering, Volume 10, Number 1, Jul 2014, pp. 46-56. 2014.
V.Saravanan, Nilotpal Banerjee, R. Amuthakkannan and S. Rajakumar, "Effect of Heat Input on Tensile Properties of Friction Stir Welded AA6061-T6 and AA7075-T6 Dissimilar Aluminum Alloy Joints..", Int. J. of Multidisciplinary and Scientific Emerging Research., Volume 3, Number 1, Oct 2014, pp. 961-965. 2014.
S. Rajakumar, V. Balasubramanian, A. Razalrose, "Friction stir and pulsed current gas metal arc welding of AZ61A magnesium alloy: A comparative study.", Materials & Design, Volume 39, Number 2, Aug 2013, pp. 267-278. 2013.
P. Periyasamy, B. Mohan, V. Balasubramanian, S. Rajakumar, S. Venugopal, "Multi-objective optimization of friction stir welding parameters using desirability approach to join Al/SiCp metal matrix composites.", Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, Volume 23, Number 4, Apr 2013, pp. 942-955. 2013.
S. Rajakumar, A. Razalrose, V. Balasubramanian, "Friction stir welding of AZ61 A magnesium alloys.", The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Volume 68, Number 1-4, Sep 2013, pp. 277-292. 2013.
S.Rajakumar V.Balasubramanian, "Multi-Response Optimization of Friction-Stir-Welded AA1100 Aluminum Alloy Joints.", International Journal of Materials Engineering Performance, Volume 21, Number 6, Jun 2012, pp. 809-822. 2012.
S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, "Establishing relationships between mechanical properties of aluminium alloys and optimized friction stir welding process parameters.", Materials & Design, Volume 40, Number 1, Sep 2012, pp. 17-35. 2012.
M. Joseph Fernandus T. Senthilkumar V. Balasubramanian and S. Rajakumar, "Optimising diffusion bonding parameters to maximize the strength of AA6061aluminium and AZ31B magnesium alloy joints.", Materials & Design, Volume 33, Number 1, Jan 2012, pp. 31-41. 2012.
S.Rajakumar V.Balasubramanian, "Correlation between weld nugget grain size, weld nugget hardness and tensile strength of friction stir welded commercial grade aluminium alloy joints.", Materials & Design, Volume 34, Number 1, Feb 2012, pp. 242-251. 2012.
T.V. Rajamurugan, K.Shanmugam, S.Rajakumar and K.Palanikumar, "Modelling and analysis of thrust force in drilling of gfrp composites using response surface methodology.", Procedia Engineering (Elsevier), Volume 38, Number 3, Sep 2012, pp. 3757-3768. 2012.
A. Razal Rose K. Manisekar V. Balasubramanian S. Rajakumar, "Prediction and optimization of pulsed current tungsten inert gas welding parameters to attain maximum tensile strength in AZ61A magnesium alloy.", Materials & Design, Volume 37, Number 1, May 2012, pp. 344-348. 2012.
M. Joseph Fernandus T. Senthilkumar V. Balasubramanian and S. Rajakumar, "Optimizing Diffusion Bonding Parameters in AA6061-T6 Aluminum and AZ80 Magnesium Alloy Dissimilar Joints.", Journal of Materials Engineering And Performance, Volume 21, Number 11, Nov 2012, pp. 2303-2315. 2012.
M. Joseph Fernandus T. Senthilkumar V. Balasubramanian and S. Rajakumar, "Optimizing diffusion bonding Parameters to maximize the strength ofAA6061 aluminium and AZ61A magnesium alloy joints.", Experimental Techniques , Volume 38, Number 4, May 2012, pp. 21-36. 2012.
S.Rajakumar and V.Balasubramanian, "Predicting Grain Size and Tensile Strength of Friction Stir Welded Joints of AA7075-T6 Aluminium Alloy.", Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes , Volume 27, Number 1, Jun 2011, pp. 78-83. 2011.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, "Developing empirical relationships to predict grain size and hardness of the weld nugget of friction stir welded AA7075-T6 aluminium alloy joints.", Experimental Techniques , Volume 2, Number 1, Nov 2011, pp. 554-558. 2011.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, "Statistical analysis to predict grain size and hardness of the weld nugget of friction-stir-welded AA 6061-T6 aluminium alloy joints .", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology , Volume 57, Number 1, Nov 2011, pp. 151-165. 2011.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, "Response surfaces and sensitivity analysis for friction stir welded AA6061-T6 aluminium alloy joints.", International Journal of Manufacturing Research, Volume 6, Number 3, Jul 2011, pp. 215-235. 2011.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, "Predicting tensile strength, hardness and corrosion rate of friction-stir-welded AA6061-T6 aluminium alloy joints.", Materials & Design, Volume 32, Number 5, May 2011, pp. 2878-2890. 2011.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, "Influence of friction stir welding process and tool parameters on strength properties of AA7075-T6 aluminium alloy joints.", Materials and Design, Volume 32, Number 2, Feb 2011, pp. 535-549. 2011.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, "Optimization of the friction-stir-welding process and the tool parameters to attain a maximum tensile strength of AA7075-T6 aluminium alloy. .", International journal of Engineering Manufacture , Volume 224, Number 1, Jun 2010, pp. 1175-1191. 2010.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, "Establishing empirical relationships to predict grain size and tensile strength of friction stir welded AA6061-T6 aluminium alloy joints.", Transaction of non ferrous alloys of china, Volume 20, Number 10, Oct 2010, pp. 1863-1872. 2010.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, "Optimization and sensitivity analysis of friction stir welding process and tool parameters for joining AA1100 aluminium alloy.", International Journal of Microstructure & Materials Properties , Volume 3, Number 6, Apr 2008, pp. 286-296. 2008.
List of Conferences - National
T.Pragatheswaran, S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, Effect of holding time on microstructural characterstics and mechanical properties of Ti64 diffusion bonded joints, Recent Trends in Material Science (RTMS 2018) , Dec 19-20, 2018, Annamalai University, pp. 111-111. Annamalai University, Annamalai University.
A.Arun negemiya, S.Rajakumar and V.Balasubramanian, Evaluation of the microstructure and mechanical properties of diffusion bonded joints of nickel superalloy to martensitic stainless steel , Recent Trends in Material Science (RTMS 2018) , Dec 19-20, 2018, Annamalai University, pp. 113-113. Annamalai University, Annamalai University.
J.Alex Anandaraj, S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, Fatigue and high temperature properties of friction welded dissimilar Inconel/ Martensitic stainless steel Joints, National Welding Seminar , Dec 13-15, 2018, Kochi, pp. 83-83. Kochi, IIW.
T.Pragatheswaran, S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, Vijay Petley, Shweta Verma, Influence of Process Variables on mechanical and metallurgical characterstics of Diffusion bonded Titanium Alloy Joints and construction of processing maps, National Welding Seminar , Dec 13-15, 2018, Kochi, pp. 119-119. Kochi, IIW.
A.Arun negemiya, S.Rajakumar and V.Balasubramanian, Effect of diffusion bonding parameters on mechanical and metallurgical properties of dissimilar joints of nickel superalloy and martensitic stainless steel , National Welding Seminar , Dec 13-15, 2018, Kochi, pp. 57-57. Kochi, IIW.
S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, Multi-Response Optimization of Friction Stir Welding Parameters Using Desirability Approach to Join Titanium and Aluminium Dissimilar Joints, National Welding Seminar , Dec 13-15, 2018, Kochi, pp. 81-81. Kochi, IIW.
S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian and M.Ramanathan, Effect of impact angle on slurry erosion corrosion behaviour of extruded nial- bronze deposited over cast nial-bronze by friction surfacing, National Welding Seminar , Jan 22-24, 2015, Jamshedpur, pp. 48-48. Jamshedpur, IIW.
R.Praveen, T.Rajasekaran, S.Rajkumar, and V.Balasubramanian, Examination of welding parameters for strength analysis in friction welding, National Conference on Recent Advances In Welding And Surface Engineering-2014, Mar 26-27, 2014, Chidambaram, pp. 23-23. Annamalai University, Dept. of Manufacturing Engg & IWS.
B.Mohanaruban, T.Rajasekaran, S.Rajkumar, and V.Balasubramanian, Effect of welding process parameters on tensile strength and microstructure on stainless steel dissimilar joints, Recent Advances In Welding And Surface Engineering-2014 , Mar 26-27, 2014, Annamalai University, pp. 60-60. Annamalai University, Annamalai University.
Vimalkumar, Vimalraj Rajakumar. S and Balasubramanian.V, Evaluating the mechanical and metallurgical properties of friction stir spot welded aluminium and IF steel dissimilar joints, Recent Advances In Welding And Surface Engineering-2014 , Mar 26-27, 2014, Annamalai University, pp. 48-48. Annamalai University, Annamalai University.
K.Dheenadayalan, S.Rajakumar and V.Balasubramanian, Effect of Heat Input on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Welded AA1100 Aluminium Joints, RECENT ADVANCES IN WELDING AND SURFACE ENGINEERING , Mar 26-27, 2014, Chidambaram, pp. 9-13. Annamalai University, Dept. of Manufacturing Engg & IWS.
P.Prabhuraj, Rajakumar. S and Balasubramanian.V, Stress Corrosion Cracking of High Strength Heat Treatable 7xxx Aluminum Alloy, National Conference on Recent Advances In Welding And Surface Engineering-2014 , Mar 26-27, 2014, Chidambaram, pp. 17-17. Annamalai University, Dept. of Manufacturing Engg & IWS.
S.Vignesh, S. Rajakumar and V. Balasubramanian, Developing Processing Maps For Diffusion Bonding of Commercially Pure Titanium And High Strength Aluminium Dissimilar Joints , Recent Trends in Welding Technology and Non-Destructive Testing, Sep 20-22, 2013, Coimbatore, pp. 1-4. Coimbatore Institute of Technology , Indian Welding Society.
S.Rajakumar A.K.Lakshminarayanan and V.Balasubramanian, Understanding the effect of resistance spot welding process parameters on weld quality of if steel joints, National Conference, Apr 13-16, 2012, Bhilai, pp. 45-53. NWS, National Welding Seminar .
C.Sampath, S.Sabarinathan, P.Sakthikumar, Sandeepkumar gupta, S.Rajakumar and V.Balasubramanian, Predictions of the optimized pulsed current gas metal arc welding process parameters to attain maximum tensile strength of ferritic stainless steel joints using RSM, National Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing Technologies-AMPT, Feb 17-18, 2012, Thanjavur, pp. 5-5. Prist University, Prist University.
T.V.Rajamurugan, K.Shanmugam, S.Rajakumar, Vaibhav anand and A.Vinoth, An Experimental Investigation on Drilling of GFR Polyester Composites Using Brad And Spur Tool, National Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing Technologies-AMPT, Feb 17-18, 2012, Pondicherry, pp. 3-3. Prist University, Prist University.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, Effect of heat input on microstructure, hardness and tensile properties of friction stir welded AA6061-T6 aluminium alloy joints , National welding seminar on welding science and technology in the present global business environment, Mar 11-14, 2010, Vizag, pp. 41-46. IIW, Indian Institute of welding.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, Friction stir welding of aluminium alloys , National Workshop on Environmentally Cleaner Welding Process organized , Feb 19-20, 2009, Chidambaram, pp. 72-83. Annamalai University, Indian Welding Society .
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, Optimization of process and tool parameters for friction stir welding of aluminium alloys , National conference on Recent Advances in Welding. Organized by PESIT , Feb 13-15, 2009, Bengalooru, pp. 91-96. IWS, Indian Welding Society.
List of Conferences - International
T.Pragatheswaran, S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, Vijay Petley, Shweta Verma, Effect of Holding Time on microstructural characterstics and mechanical properties of Ti64diffusion bonded joints, 7th International and 28th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference 2018 , Dec 13-15, 2018, Chennai, pp. 63-63. Anna University, Anna University.
Abdul Ghani Khan; S. Rajakumar and T. Pragatheswaran, Effect of Friction Pressure on Mechanical and Microstructural Characteristics on the Rotary Friction Welded LM25 /10%SiC Aluminium Matrix Composites, 7th International and 28th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference 2018 , Dec 13-15, 2018, Chennai, pp. 62-62. Anna University, Anna University.
S.Rajakumar, P.G. Sam Infant Jones and V.Balasubramanian, Joining of High Strength Aluminum alloy (AA7075 â,“ T651) by Cold Metal Transfer (CMT) and Friction Stir Welding (FSW) Processes: A Comparative Evaluation, Indian Welding Symposium 2K18 , Nov 27-29, 2018, Bombay, pp. 415-422. Bombay, Indian Welding Symposium 2K18 .
T.Pragateshwaran, Rajakumar S. and V.Balasubramanian , Sensitivity Analysis and establishment of empirical relationship to predict the bond characteristics of Ti6Al4V Diffusion bonded joints, Indian Welding Symposium 2K18 , Nov 27-29, 2018, Bombay, pp. 362-374. Bombay, Indian Welding Symposium 2K18 .
Arun Negemiya A., Rajakumar S. and V.Balasubramanian , Optimizing the diffusion bonding process parameters to maximize the lap shear strength of dissimilar joints of Ti-6Al-4V and AISI 304 austenitic stainless steel , Indian Welding Symposium 2K18 , Nov 27-29, 2018, Bombay, pp. 351-362. Bombay, Indian Welding Symposium 2K18 .
P.Prabhuraj, S.Rajakumar , V.Balasubramanian, I.Rajkumar, Evaluating stress corrosion cracking behavior of marine super structural AA 7075-T651 aluminium alloy, Asian Pacific Corrosion Control Conference (APCCC-17), Jan 27-30, 2016, IIT Bombay, pp. 157-157. Bombay, IIT Bombay.
S.Rajakumar and V.Balasubramanian, Corrosion Performance of friction surfaced nickel aluminium bronze alloy under erosion corrosion and salt fog environment, Asian Pacific Corrosion Control Conference (APCCC-17), Jan 27-30, 2016, IIT Bombay, pp. 95-95. Bombay, IIT Bombay.
P.Prabhuraj, S.Rajakumar , V.Balasubramanian, I.Rajkumar, Prediction of Weld bead Penetration in Plasma Transferred arc Hardfaced 316LN Austenitic stainless steel substrate, International Conference on Science, Technology Engineering and Management, Mar 26-27, 2015, Chennai, pp. 1-7. Chennai, Jeppiaar.
V.Saravanan, Nilotpal Banerjee, R. Amuthakkannan and S. Rajakumar, Microstructure and mechanical properties of friction stir welded joints of dissimilar AA 6061-T6 and AA 7075-T6 aluminium alloy, International conference on sustainable energy resources, materials and technologies (ISERMAT-2015), Jan 8-9, 2015, Chennai, pp. 181-181. Chennai, SSN College of Engineering.
K.Dheenadayalan, S.Rajakumar and V.Balasubramanian, Effect of Diffusion Bonding Process Parameters on Shear strength and Microstructure characteristics of Titanium and Aluminium Dissimilar Joints, Intenational welding Symposium, Oct 28-30, 2014, mumbai, pp. 35-42. IWS, Indian Welding Society.
S.Rajakumar V.Balasubramanian, INFLUENCE OF FRICTION STIR SPOT WELDING PARAMETRES ON MORPOLOGY AND STRENGTH OF ALUMINIUM AND STEEL DISSIMILAR JOINTS, Intenational welding Symposium, Oct 28-30, 2014, mumbai, pp. 24-29. IWS, Indian Welding Society.
Vignesh. S, Rajakumar. S* and Balasubramanian.V, Multi Response Optimization of Diffusion Bonded Dissimliar of CpTi and AA7075 Joints, International conference on IC2014, Aug 14-16, 2014, New Delhi, pp. 13-19. IIW, IIW.
K. Mathi, G.R. Jinu, S.Rajakumar, V.Balasubramanian, OPTIMIZATION OF FRICTION WELDING PROCESS PARAMETERS FOR JOINING AA6061 – AA2014 DISSIMILAR JOINTS, Advancement In Welding, Cutting And Surfacing Technologies For Improved Economy And Sustainable Environment, Apr 9-11, 2014, New Delhi, pp. 22-26. Chennai, IIW-Chennai.
P.Prabhuraj, Rajakumar. S and Balasubramanian.V, Corrosion Beehaviour of Friction Stir Welded Aa7075T6 aluminium alloy Joints, International CORSYM14 , Feb 10-12, 2014, mumbai, pp. 17-21. ITI, NACE.
S. Rajakumar A. Razal Rose V. Balasubramanian, A Comparative Investigation Of Friction Stir and pulsed Current Gas Tungsten Arc Welding characteristics Of Az61a Magnesium Alloy, International Welding Symposium , Nov 2-4, 2012, mumbai, pp. 23-29. IWS, Indian Welding Society.
T.V.Rajamurugan K.Shanmugam, S.Rajakumar and K.Palanikumar, Modeling and Analysis of Thrust Force in Drilling of GFRP Composites using RSM, International conference on modeling optimization and computing , Mar 14-16, 2012, Nagerkovil , pp. 27-33. Noorul Islam University, Noorul Islam University.
S.Rajakumar V.Balasubramanian, Establishing Relationship between base metal properties and optimized friction stir welding process parameters, 64th IIW Annual Assembly & International Conference, Jul 17-22, 2011, Chennai, pp. 15-26. IIW, Indian Institute of welding.
S.Rajakumar V.Balasubramanian, Effect of heat input on microstructure, hardness and tensile properties of friction stir welded AA7075 aluminium alloy joints , International conference on cutting, welding and surfacing , Jan 22-23, 2011, Coimbatore, pp. 44-52. Coimbatore Institute of Technology , Indian Welding Society.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, Developing relationships between base metal properties and friction stir welding process and tool parameters, International conference on Innovative Processes for Materials Joining & Surfacing (2010), Feb 10-12, 2010, mumbai, pp. 417-425. IWS, Indian Welding Society.
E.Balamurugan, S.Rajakumar, C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, Developing Empirical relationships to predict grain size and tensile strength of friction stir welded AA 7075-T6 aluminium alloy joints, International conference on Innovative Processes for Materials Joining & Surfacing (2010), Feb 10-12, 2010, mumbai, pp. 426-436. IWS, Indian Welding Society.
List of Popular Article
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, Establishing empirical relationships to predict grain size and tensile strength of friction stir welded AA6061-T6 aluminium alloy joints, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, ISSN: 1003-6326, pp. 1863-1872. Oct 2010, http://top25.sciencedirect.com/subject/materials-science/15/journal/transactions-of-nonferrous-metal.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, Optimization of the friction-stir-welding process and the tool parameters to attain a maximum tensile strength of AA7075-T6 aluminium alloy, London: SAGE Publishing, ISSN: 09544089 , pp. 1175-1191. Aug 2010, http://pib.sagepub.com/reports/most-read.
S.Rajakumar C.Muralidharan and V.Balasubramanian, Influence of friction stir welding process and tool parameters on strength properties of AA7075-T6 aluminium alloy joints, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, ISSN: 0261-3069, pp. 535-549. Feb 2011, http://top25.sciencedirect.com/subject/engineering/12/journal/materials-design/02613069/archive/31/.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
Institution of Engineers India (IEI) - M162648-5
Indian Institute of Welding (IIW) - R-12045/L
INDIAN WELDING SOCIETY - L00972
List of Awards
BEST RESEARCHER - ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY - 2022
Best Researcher Award - Annamalai University - 2018
Young Technologist Award - Indian Welding Society (IWS) - 2018
Young Scientist Award - Department of Science and Technology (DST) - 2016
University Grants Commission (UGC) Research Award - University Grants Commission (UGC) , MHRD, Govt of India - 2016