Faculty

Dr. Raguraman Munusamy

Assistant Professor

E-mail: raguraman.munusamy@iiitdm.ac.in | Ph: +91-44-27476380 | Room No: A-305

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/raguraman-munusamy-9452aa11/

Education

Indian Institute of Science

Bangalore

PhD in Mechanical Engineering (CPDM)

Feb 2003 - Apr 2007

PSG College of Technology

Coimbatore

ME in Production Engineering

Aug 2001 - Feb 2003

PSG College of Technology

Coimbatore

BE in Production Engineering

Aug 1997 - Apr 2000

Specialization

  1. Multi-Scale Modelling

  2. Advanced Numerical Simulations

  3. Design for Extreme Scenarios (Blast, High velocity projectile impacts, Bird Strike & Fan blade off)

  4. Design for X - Tolerance stack-up analysis of precision assemblies

  5. Additive Manufacturing

  6. Systems Engineering

  7. Robust Design

  8. Project Management

Research Interests

  1. Multi-scale modelling of lightweight materials - metals, composites, honeycomb and hybrid structures

  2. Design of experimental facilities

  3. Design for blast, ballistic impact, fan blade off, bird strike and crashworthiness

  4. Modelling of advanced manufacturing and 3D printing processes

  5. Integration of IoT and additive manufacturing for design innovations

  6. DFMA - tolerance analysis

Work Experience

Research

  1. 2007 - 2011, Research Fellow, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK (3 Years 8 Months)

Industry

  1. 2000-2001, Production Engineer, PRICOL, Coimbatore, India (1 Year)

  2. 2011-2018, Impact Analyst, Structural System Design, Rolls-Royce, UK (7 Years 6 Months)

Professional Membership

  1. Charted Engineer, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), UK

  2. APMP - Association of Project Management Professional, UK

Professional Service

  1. Consultant - MaDeIT Foundation

Teaching

  1. DES302T - Design For Quality and Reliability

Journal Publications

  1. R. Munusamy, D. C. Barton and T. H. C. Childs (2011). Numerical study of the effect of the yield drop phenomenon on the deformation behaviour of a Taylor projectile. IMechE: Part C, 226, pp. 2053-2062.

  2. K. Santhosh, M. Muniraju, N.D. Shivakumar and M. Raguraman (2011). Hygrothermal durability and failure modes of FRP for marine applications. Journal of Composite Materials, 46 (15), pp. 18891896.

  3. A. Sreenivasan, S. Paul Vizhian, N. D. Shivakumar and M. Raguraman (2011). A study of microstructure and wear behaviour of Al/TiB2 metal matrix composites. Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, 8 (1), pp. 1-8.

  4. M. Raguraman and D.C. Barton (2010). Lightweight impact crash attenuators for small formula student race car. International Journal of Crashworthiness, 15 (2), pp. 223-234.

  5. M. Raguraman, A. Deb and N. K. Gupta (2010). Semi-empirical procedures for estimation of residual velocity and ballistic limit for impact on mild steel plates by projectiles. Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, 7 (1), pp. 63-76.

  6. M. Raguraman, A, Deb and G. Jagadeesh. (2009) Numerical study of projectile impact on thin aluminium plates. Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 223 (C11), pp. 2519-2530.

  7. M. Raguraman, A. Deb and N. K. Gupta. (2009) CAE-based prediction of projectile residual velocity for impact on single and multi-layered metallic armour plates. Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, 6 (3), pp. 247-263.

  8. M. Raguraman, G. Jagadeesh, A. Deb and D. C. Barton (2009). Experimental and numerical investigation of the behaviour of aluminium plates upon ballistic impact. Experimental Techniques, 34(6), pp. 49-60.

  9. M. Raguraman, G. Jagadeesh, and A. Deb (2009). Development of an experimental facility for impact testing of armour plates. International Journal of Aerospace Innovations, 1 (1), pp. 45-55.

  10. R. Munusamy and D.C. Barton (2009). Behaviour of Roma Plastilina upon blunt headed projectiles. DYMAT, 1, pp. 749-755.

  11. R. Munusamy, A. Deb and D.C Barton (2009). Numerical procedure for the prediction of projectile residual velocity for impact on mild steel plates. DYMAT, 2, pp. 1707-1713.

  12. A. Deb, M. Raguraman, N. K. Gupta and V. Madhu (2008). Numerical Simulation of projectile impact on mild steel armour plates using LS-DYNA, Part I: Validation. Defence Science Journal, 58 (3), pp. 422-438.

  13. M. Raguraman, A. Deb, N. K. Gupta and D. K. Kharat (2008). Numerical Simulation of projectile impact on mild steel armour plates using LS-DYNA, Part II: Parametric Studies. Defence Science Journal, 58 (4), pp.573-581.

  14. M. Raguraman, A. Deb and N. K. Gupta (2008). A simulation-driven study of oblique impact of ogival-nosed projectiles on mild steel armour plates. Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, 5, pp. 225-235.

  15. M. Raguraman, A. Deb and N. K. Gupta (2007). A numerical study of projectile impact on mild steel plates. Current Science, 93 (4), pp. 498-506.

  16. A. Deb and M. Raguraman (2007). Plat-form based vehicle design for agile responses to market demands. International Journal of Agile Manufacturing, 9 (2), pp. 83-91.

Conference Publications

  1. R. Munusamy, N. Thanikachalam and D. C. Barton (2012). Impact properties of natural fibre composites. Proc. Biocomposites for various engineering applications, IISc, Bangalore, India.

  2. R. Munusamy, P. K. Anoop and D. C. Barton (2011). CAE and DOE-based design of a crash structure for a small Formula SAE race car. Proc. Impact loading on lightweight structures, NTNU, Norway.

  3. R. Munusamy, A. Deb and D.C. Barton (2009). Study of impact of projectiles on mild steel armour plates using three different finite element modelling approaches. Proc. NAFEMS, Greece.

  4. M. Raguraman, D.C. Barton (2008). Lightweight impact crash attenuators for small formula student race car. Proc. Impact loading on lightweight structures, NTNU, Norway.

  5. A. Deb, M. Raguraman and N.K. Gupta (2007). Simulation of oblique impact of hardened-core projectiles on mild steel and aluminium plates. Proc. IMPLAST, Ruhr-University, Germany.

  6. A. Deb, M. Raguraman and N. Jones (2007). Numerical prediction of low velocity impact phenomena for mild steel plates with blunt strikers. Proc. IMPLAST, Ruhr-University, Germany.

  7. M. Raguraman, G. Jagadeesh and A. Deb (2007). Behaviour of aluminium plates under ballistic impact. Proc. Engineering Design Conference, IISc, Bangalore.

  8. M. Raguraman and A. Deb (2007). An implementation of agile manufacturing through platform based vehicle design. Proc. National Conference on Automobile Manufacturing, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.

  9. D. Ganesh, A. Deb, H. Bisheshwar and M. Raguraman (2007). An insight into performance of tubular aluminium components for vehicle crash energy management. Proc. National Conference on Automobile Manufacturing, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.

  10. M. Raguraman, A. Deb and N.K. Gupta (2006). Numerical prediction of projectile residual velocity for impact on steel armour plates. Indo-Russian workshop on plasticity, IIT Delhi, India.

  11. M. Raguraman and A. Deb (2006). Accurate prediction of projectile residual velocity for impact on single and multi-layered steel and aluminium plates. International LS-DYNA Users conference, Dearborn MI, USA.

  12. M. Raguraman and A. Deb (2006). Robust prediction of residual velocities and ballistic limits of projectiles for impact on thin aluminium plates. International conference on Structures, Shock & Impact, WIT Press, UK.

  13. A. Deb and M. Raguraman (2006). Plat-form based vehicle design for agile responses to market demands. International Conference Agile Manufacturing, Old Dominion University, Virginia, USA.

  14. M. Raguraman, and S. Shivakumar (2005). Cost based tolerance allotment in precision assemblies. Merchant NAVY, Bangalore.

  15. M. Raguraman, and R. Vishnu Praanesh (1998). An introduction to agile manufacturing. International Conference on CAD, CAM, Robotics and Factories of Future, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India.

  16. M. Raguraman, R. Vishnu Praanesh and S.R. Devadasan (1998). Agility in manufacturing of servostabilizers. International Conference on Intelligent Flexible Autonomous Manufacturing Systems, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, India.

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