Dr. L. Poovazhagan


Associate Professor

Dr. L. Poovazhagan, B.E, M.E, Ph.D

Email : poovazhaganl@ssn.edu.in

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Dr. L.POOVAZHAGAN, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering has seventeen and half years of teaching experience. Before joining in SSN, he worked as Assistant Professor in Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering (SVCE), Sriperumbudur (One of the Premier Engineering institutions in Tamilnadu) for more than five years. He did B.E. Mechanical Engineering from Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT), Coimbatore and obtained Master’s Degree with distinction in the field of Manufacturing Engineering from Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Annamalai University, Chidambaram. He completed his Ph.D Degree in the field Aluminum Metal Matrix Nanocomposites at Anna University, Chennai.

• He has published 14 papers in referred international journals.
• He has to his credit 15 publications in international conferences and 4 publications in national conferences.
• His Ph.D research work was funded by AICTE under RPS scheme.He teaches,PG: Advanced Materials Technology, Manufacturing Metrology and Quality Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Non-destructive testing and evaluation

UG: Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Engineering Economics and Cost Analysis, Manufacturing Technology-2, Process Planning and Cost Estimation, Engineering Metrology and Measurements, etc.

He is a Recognized Supervisor for guiding Ph.D and M.S (By Research) scholars of Anna University, Chennai.

His research areas of interest: Nanocomposites, Wear, Casting and Materials Characterization

Currently 7 Scholars are pursuing Ph.D under his guidance

He has organized 1 international conference, 1 national conference and 2 national level workshops

Publications Details 1. Poovazhagan Lakshmanan, Kalaichelvan.K and Sornakumar.T, Processing and Performance Characteristics of Aluminum-Nano Boron Carbide Metal Matrix Nanocomposites, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Taylor and Francis, cited by 9.

DOI/abs/10.1080/10426914.2015.1026354 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10426914.2015.1026354

2.  L. Poovazhagan, Kalaichelvan.K and A. Rajadurai, Preparation of SiC Nano-particulates Reinforced Aluminum Matrix Nanocomposites by High Intensity Ultrasonic Cavitation Process, Trans Indian Inst Met, Springer, vol. 67-2 (2014), pp. 229–237, 2014, cited by 2.
DOI 10.1007/s12666-013-0340-0
link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12666-013-0340-0, cited by 9.

3. Poovazhagan.L, Kalaichelvan.K, Rajadurai.A and Senthilvelan.V, Characterization of Hybrid Silicon Carbide and Boron Carbide Nanoparticles-Reinforced Aluminum Alloy Composites, vol. 64 (2013), pp. 681-689, Procedia Engineering, Elsevier, cited by 37.

DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2013.09.143  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S 18777058130165733.

4. Poovazhagan.L, Kalaichelvan.K and Shanmugasundaram.D, Tensile Properties, Hardness and Micro Structural Analysis of Al 6061 – SiCP Metal Matrix Composites Fabricated by Ultrasonic Cavitation Approach, vol. 622-623 (2013), pp 1275-1279, Advanced Materials Research.


5. Poovazhagan.L, Kalaichelvan.K, Balaji.V.R, Ganesh.P, and Kali Avudaiappan.A, Development of AA6061/SiCp Metal Matrix Composites by Conventional Stir Casting and Ultrasonic Assisted Casting Routes – A Comparative Study, vol. 984-985 (2014), pp 384-389, Advanced Materials Research, cited by 5.

DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.984-985.384 http://www.scientific.net/AMR.984-985.384.

6. Poovazhagan.L , Amith.S.C, Kali Avudaiappan.A, Haripriya.P,  Infleunce of particle feeding methods on processing AA6061/SiC metal matrix nanocomposites, vol.787 (2015), 648-652, Applied Mechanics and Materials.

DOI: doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.787.648

7. Poovazhagan.L, Kalaichelvan.K,Balaji.V.R Haripriya.P,and Amith.S.C, Upshot of Ultrasonic Amplitude on Developing the AA6061/SiCp Metal Matrix Nano-composites, vol. 787 (2015), pp-558-562, Applied Mechanics and Materials.


8. L Poovazhagan, K Rajkumar, P Saravanamuthukumar, S Javed Syed Ibrahim, S Santosh, Effect of Magnesium Addition on Processing the AA6061/SiCp Metal Matrix Composites, vol. 787 (2015), pp-553-557, Applied Mechanics and Materials,

http://www.scientific.net/AMM.787.553, cited by 1.

9. K Rajkumar, L Poovazhagan, P Saravanamuthukumar, S Javed Syed Ibrahim, S Santosh, Abrasive Assisted Electrochemical Machining of Al-B4C Nanocomposite, vol. 787 (2015), pp 523-527, Applied Mechanics and Materials, cited by 1.

DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.787.523, http://www.scientific.net/AMM.787.523.

10. Poovazhagan Lakshmanan, Abrasive wear behavior of aluminum hybrid nanocomposites produced by ultrasonication assisted casting method, International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering , Volume 14, Issue 3 pp. 4561-4573, September 2017, DOI: https://doi.org/10.15282/ijame.14.3.2017.13.0360.

11. Ashok.R, Poovazhagan.L,  Srinath Ramkumar.S, Vignesh Kumar.S, Optimization of material removal rate in wire-EDM using fuzzy logic and artificial neural network, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 867 (73-80), 2017, ISSN: 1662-7482, Transtec Publications, https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.867.73.

12. Harikrishnan.B, Jayakumar.K, Poovazhagan.L,   Design and analysis of leaf spring for the enhancement of load carrying capacity, Journal of chemical and pharmaceutical sciences, May 2017 Special issue (169-176).

13. Poovazhagan.L, Jayakumar.K, Bharat.R, Synthesis and machining characterization of ultrasonication assisted stir cast SiCp reinforced aluminum nanocomposites, Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier, 3 (2339-2346), 2016, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2016.04.145, cited by 1.

14. Poovazhagan.L,  Amit.S.C, Mahesh.S and Naveen.D, Ultrasonication assisted casting of bulk aluminum metal nanocomposites, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 852, 2016, ISSN: 1662-7482.

Transtec Publications, https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.852.104.

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