Dr. D. Ananthapadmanaban

Mech--Ananthapadmanaban Assistant Professor

Dr. D. Ananthapadmanaban, M.Tech, Ph.D


Dr. D.Ananthapadmanaban did his B.Tech (Metallurical Engineering) in the year 1990.Subsequently he continued at I.I.T,Madras and completed his M.Tech (Industrial Metallurgy) in the year 1992.He finished his Ph.D in the area of friction welding in the year 2012.He has a teaching experience of around 19 years. He is a life member of many Professional societies.Hehas 30 publications in International and National conferences and 24 in International and National Journals. He is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and handled Metallurgy and Materials Science related subjects.



1. A study of Mechanical properties of friction welded Mild steel to Stainless steel joints, International Journal of Materials and Design, August 2009

2.A Review of friction welding processes in Similar and Dissimilar Materials, International Journal of Design and Manufacturing,August, 2009

3.Investigation of Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of GTAW and GMAW joints of AA 7075 joints, International Journal of Design and Manufacturing, August,2009

4. Some observations on friction welding of Aluminium to Copper, International Journal of Contemporary Science, Engineering and Technology, Volume 1,Numbers 1-2,Jan-December2010, pp5-8

5. Study of formation of defects in joints in welding, Manufacturing Technology and Management, Volume 4,No.3,Oct-Dec 2010,pp73-78

6. Study of formation of Defects in Joints and their remedies in Semiautomatic orbital TIG welding, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Research, Vol 1.,No 1,2011

7. Comparison of flash parameters of Low Carbon Steel to Stainless Steel and Aluminium to Copper Joints and Correlation with weld quality, SERC Journal

8. Multi Response Optimization of friction welding parameters on Low Carbon Steel-Stainless Steel using Grey Relational Analysis in the Taguchi Method, IIPE Journal , Vol 5,No 3,July-September 2011,pp49-53

9. Parameters affecting mechanical properties of friction welded mild steel-stainless steel welds, National Journal of Building Sciences

10. Evaluation of mechanical properties of dissimilar welded joints using inert gas welding, International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, Volume 12,October 2011

11. Correlation of Mechanical properties of friction welded Low Carbon Steel to Stainless Steel Joints with Microstructure and Fractography, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Vol 92,September 2011,pp3-6

12. Experimental observations on Friction weldability of Copper with Steel, International Journal of Applied Engineering and Research

13. Effect of cryogenic treatment on the optimized friction welding process of dissimilar metals, SERC Journal

14.Gulshan Kurien Joseph,D.Ananthapadmanaban, Silumins-The Automobile Materials,March 2012,Advanced Materials and Processes

15.Paper accepted by International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics ,Volume 1, July,2013

16.The Art of Communication, Secret of Success in Professional and Private life,The Indian Journal of Technical Education,Volume36,No 3,September 2013,pp 85-87

17.Tensile Strength and hardness correlations with Microscopy of friction welded Aluminium to Copper, Under Review by Institute of Engineers Journal.

18. Analysis of Mechanical properties of Copper to AluminumAA6061-T6 joined by friction welding,E.Ravikumar, N.Arunkumar,, D.Ananthapadmanaban, Accepted for publication by Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland

19. Analytical Study of General Failure in Prominent Components Balaji V.R, Amitesh Jain,A.Kirthivasan ,D.Ananthapadmanaban,Volume 3,Issue 9,September 2014

  •  33 Publications in Conferences and 32 in Journals
  • 23 years teaching experience.
  • Has been Listed in Marquis Whos Who in The World from 2010 onwards.
  • Won Best paper Award in IIW Conference,Pondicherry,2010
  • Won 1st Place in Research proposal Contest in 3 day International Short Course on BioMechanics, March,2018.

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