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Staff Id : 04256
Name : Dr. K. SHANMUGAM
Designation : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Qualification : B.E.,M.E.,Ph.D.,
Specialization : MATERIALS JOINING, MATERIALS CHARACTERIZATION, SURFACE ENGINEERING, METAL MACHINING
Date of Birth : 27-03-1967
Date of Joining : 01-07-1999
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
B-73, Siva sakthi nagar,
Chidambaram-608001
9443556585drshanmugam67@gmail.com
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. --
Ph.D. 05


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 685310
Conducted -----


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed 1130 lks
Ongoing ---
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
18 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
9 25 8 11 - -

List of Publications - National
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, "Developing an empirical relationship to predict corrosion rate of AZ31B magnesium alloy under sodium chloride environment.", Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, Volume 67, Number 1, Feb 2014, pp. 19-32. 2014.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, "Comparative study of the corrosion behavior of AZ31B magnesium alloy under immersion and salt fog environments.", Journal of Manufacturing Technology Today, Volume 13, Number 8, Aug 2014, pp. 12-29. 2014.
N.V. Amudarasan, K. Palanikumar and K. Shanmugam, "A study of mechanical properties of gas tungsten arc welded 316L stainless steel joints.", Indian Journal of Engineering, Volume 3, Number 6, Apr 2013, pp. 21-23. 2013.
T.V.Rajamurugan, K.Shanmugam , D.Velan K.Palanikumar , "Prediction of surface roughness on drilling of Glass fibre reinforced poly-ester composites using multifaceted tool.", Journal of Emerging Science and Technology. , Volume 3, Number 1, 2013, pp. 18-27. 2013.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, "Influences of spraying parameters on porosity level and corrosion rate of atmospheric plasma sprayed alumina coatings on AZ31B magnesium alloy.", Journal of Materials Science and Engineering with Advanced Technology, Volume 8, Number 1, Jan 2013, pp. 27-53. 2013.
N.V. Amudarasan, K. Palanikumar and K. Shanmugam, "Study on Tensile Properties of AISI 304L Grade Austenitic Stainless Steel Joints By GTA Welding.", National Journal on Advances in Building Sciences and Mechanics, Volume 3, Number 2, Oct 2012, pp. 29-33. 2012.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam, V.Balasubramanian, "Prediction of corrosion rate of plasma sprayed alumina coatings on AZ31B magnesium alloy under immersion environment.", Journal of Emerging Technology in Mechanical Science and Engineering, Volume 3, Number 1, Jan 2012, pp. 49-56. 2012.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam, V.Balasubramanian, "Sensitivity analysis of atmospheric plasma spraying parameters on porosity level of alumina coating on AZ31B magnesium alloy using response surface methodology.", Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Volume 7, Number 1, Jun 2012, pp. 277-283. 2012.
T.V.Rajamurugan, K.Shanmugam , "Optimization of machining parameters for drilling GFR- Polyester composites. .", Journal of Emerging Science and Technology. , Volume 2, Number 1, 2011, pp. 31-39. 2011.
List of Publications - International
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, "Comparison of the corrosion Behavior of AZ31B magnesium alloy under immersion test and potentiodynamic polarization test in NaCl solution.", Int.l Journal of Magnesium and alloys , Volume 2, Number 1, 2014, pp. 36-49. 2014.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, "Influence of pH, chloride ion concentration and spraying time on the corrosion behaviour of atmospheric plasma sprayed alumina coatings.", International Journal of Surface Engineering , Volume 30, Number 3, 2014, pp. 183-194. 2014.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, "Establishing empirical relationships to predict porosity level and corrosion rate of atmospheric plasma-sprayed alumina coatings on AZ31B magnesium alloy.", International Journal of Magnesium and alloys (Elsevier Publications), Volume 2, Number 2, 2014, pp. 140-153. 2014.
N.V. Amudarasan, K. Palanikumar and K. Shanmugam, "Impact behaviour and Micro structural analysis of AISI 316L stainless steel weldments.", International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering & Management (IJAIEM), Volume 2, Number 6, Jun 2013, pp. 269-272. 2013.
N.V. Amudarasan, K. Palanikumar and K. Shanmugam, "Mechanical Properties of AISI 316L Austenitic Stainless Steels Welded by GTAW.", Advanced Materials Research, Volume 7, Number 1, Oct 2013, pp. 50-55. 2013.
T.V.Rajamurugan , K.Shanmugam and K.Palanikumar, "Mathematical model for predicting thrust force in drilling of GFR-Polyester composites by Multifaceted drill..", Indian Journal Science and Technology, Volume 6, Number 10, 2013, pp. 5316-5324. 2013.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, "Optimisation and sensitivity analysis of atmospheric plasma spraying parameters to minimise the porosity in alumina coatings on AZ31B magnesium alloy.", Int. Journal of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering , Volume 5, Number 4, 2013, pp. 346-369. 2013.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, "Influence of pH, chloride ion concentration and exposure time on the electrochemical corrosion behaviour of AZ31B magnesium alloy.", International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, Volume 3, Number 2, 2013, pp. 308-320. 2013.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, "Prediction of corrosion rate of AZ31B Magnesium alloy under salt fog environment in NaCl solution.", Usak University Journal of Material Sciences, Volume 1, Number 1, 2013, pp. 75-98. 2013.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, "Prediction of porosity level and corrosion rate of atmospheric plasma sprayed alumina coatings on AZ31B magnesium alloy.", Journal of Advanced Microscopy Research (American Scientific Publications), Volume 8, Number 3, 2013, pp. 201-221. 2013.
N.V. Amudarasan, K. Palanikumar and K. Shanmugam, "Tensile and Impact Properties of AISI 304L Stainless Steel Welded Joints Using Austenitic and Duplex Stainless Steel Filler Metal.", International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Volume 1, Number 9, Nov 2012, pp. 825-829. 2012.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, "Effect of atmospheric plasma spraying parameters on porosity level of alumina coating.", Int. Journal of Surface Engineering , Volume 28, Number 10, 2012, pp. 759-766. 2012.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, "Influences of atmospheric plasma spraying parameters on porosity level of alumina coating on AZ31B magnesium alloy using response surface methodology.", Int. Journal of Progress in Natural Science: Materials International (Elsevier Publications), Volume 22, Number 5, 2012, pp. 468-479. 2012.
T.V.Rajamurugan , K.Shanmugam and K.Palanikumar, "Analysis of delamination in drilling glass fiber reinforced polyester composites, .", Materials and Design, , Volume 45, Number 1, 2012, pp. 80-87. 2012.
A.K.Lakshminarayanan K.Shanmugam and V.Balasubramanian., "Effect of Welding Processes on Tensile and Impact Properties, Hardness and Microstructure of AISI 409M Ferritic Stainless Joints Fabricated by Duplex Stainless Steel Filler Metal.", Journal of Iron and Steel Research International, (Elsevier), Volume 16, Number 5, 2009, pp. 66-72. 2009.
A.K.Lakshminarayanan K. Shanmugam and V.Balasubramanian., "Fatigue crack growth behavior of gas metal Arc welded AISI 409 grade ferritic stainless steel joints,.", ASM Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Volume 18, Number 7, 2009, pp. 917-924. 2009.
A.K.Lakshminarayanan V.Balasubramanian and K.Shanmugam., " Effect of welding processes on tensile, impact, hardness and microstructure of joints made of AISI 409M FSS base metal and AISI 308L ASS filler metals, .", Int. Journal of Iron making and steel making, Volume 36, Number 1, 2009, pp. 75-80. 2009.
V.Balasubramanian, K.Shanmugam and A.K.Lakshminarayanan, "Effect of autogenous arc welding processes on tensile and impact properties of ferritic stainless steel. .", Journal of Iron and Steel Research International, (Elsevier), Volume 16, Number 1, 2009, pp. 62-68. 2009.
K.Shanmugam, A.K.Lakshminarayanan and V.Balasubramanian., "Tensile and impact properties of shielded metal arc welded ferritic stainless steel joints, .", Int. Journal of Materials science and Technology, , Volume 45, Number 2, 2009, pp. 181-186. 2009.
K.Shanmugam, A.K.Lakshminarayanan and V.Balasubramanian., "Effect of weld metal properties on fatigue crack growth behaviour of gas tungsten arc welded AISI 409M grade ferritic stainless steel joints, .", Int. Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Volume 86, Number 8, 2009, pp. 517-524. 2009.
A.K.Lakshminarayanan V.Balasubramanian and K.Shanmugam., "Effect of welding processes on tensile, impact, hardness and microstructure of AISI 409M ferritic stainless joints fabricated using DSS filler metal. .", Journal of Iron and Steel Research International, (Elsevier), Volume 16, Number 5, 2009, pp. 66-72. 2009.
A.K.Lakshminarayanan V.Balasubramanian and K.Shanmugam., " Effect of welding processes on fatigue crack growth behaviour of AISI 409M ferritic stainless steel joints using ASS fillers..", Int. Journal of Mechanical Behaviour of Materials, , Volume 15, Number 1, 2009, pp. 307-322. 2009.
A.K.Lakshminarayanan V.Balasubramanian and K.Shanmugam., "Effect of welding processes on fatigue crack growth behaviour of AISI 409M ferritic stainless steel joints using DSS fillers.", Int. Journal of Fatigue Fracture Engineering and Material Structures, Volume 2, Number 1, 2009, pp. 656-664. 2009.
V.Balasubramanian, K.Shanmugam and A.K.LakshminarayananE, "Effect of autogenous arc welding processes on fatigue crack behaviour of ferritic stainless steel..", Int. Journal of Iron and Steel Institute of Japan, , Volume 48, Number 1, 2008, pp. 489-495. 2008.
A.K.Lakshminarayanan V.Balasubramanian and K.Shanmugam., "Fatigue crack growth behavior of AISI 409M grade ferritic stainless steel joints fabricated using ASS, FSS and DSS electrodes..", Int. Journal of Iron and Steel Institute of Japan, , Volume 48, Number 11, 2008, pp. 1640-1646. 2008.
List of Conferences - National
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, Influence of plasma sprayed alumina coating thickness on corrosion resistance of AZ31B magnesium alloy, National Workshop on Recent Advances in Welding and Surface Engineering, Mar 26-27, 2014, Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University, pp. 6-18. Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University, Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University and Indian Welding Society.
N.V. Amudarasan, K. Palanikumar and K. Shanmugam, Impact behaviour of GTA welding of 304L/316L SS joints using 430L filler metal, National Conference on Advances in Materials, Design and Manufacturing (AMDM 2013), Apr 17-17, 2013, B.S.Abdur Rahman University, Chennai, pp. 10-13. B.S.Abdur Rahman University, Chennai, B.S.Abdur Rahman University, Chennai.
N.V. Amudarasan, K. Palanikumar and K. Shanmugam, Study on microstructure and impact properties of 304L SS by gas tungsten arc welding, National Conference on Recent Trends in Green Energy and Green Structures (NCRTGEGS), Feb 22-23, 2013, S.M.K.Fomra Institute of Technology, Chennai, pp. 1-5. S.M.K.Fomra Institute of Technology, Chennai, S.M.K.Fomra Institute of Technology, Chennai.
N.V. Amudarasan, K. Palanikumar and K. Shanmugam, Optimization of GTAW process parameters for the welding of AISI 304L SS joints using Taguchi method, National Conference on 'Modeling, Simulation and Optimization' (NCMSO 2012), Nov 2-2, 2012, Vels University, Chennai, pp. 159-162. Vels University, Chennai, Vels University, Chennai.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, Influences of atmospheric plasma spraying parameters on porosity of alumina coatings on AZ31B magnesium alloy, UGC sponsored 2 day National workshop on “Surface Engineering” (SURE'12), Mar 22-23, 2012, Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University, pp. 70-78. UGC sponsored 2 day National workshop on “Surface Engineering” (SURE'12), Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University and Indian Welding Society..
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, Effect of atmospheric plasma spraying parameters on corrosion behavior of alumina coated AZ31B magnesium alloy, UGC and BRNS sponsored 2 day National workshop on “Surface Engineering (SURE'10), Apr 9-10, 2010, Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai, pp. 72-83. Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai, Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai and Indian Welding Society.
B.Kumaragurubaran, K.Shanmugam, V.Balasubramanian and T.Senthil Kumar, Pitting corrosion behavior of shielded metal arc welded ferritic stainless steel, National Conference on Recent Advancements in Surface Engineering -– RAISE'07, Mar 15-16, 2007, Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University, pp. 31-36. Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University, Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University.
K.Shanmugam and V.Balasubramanian, Influence of Al, Ti and Cu addition on mechanical properties of FSS weldment, National Welding Seminar, Jan 23-25, 2003, Science City, Kolkata, pp. 21-30. Science City, Kolkata, Indian Institute of Welding (IIW).
List of Conferences - International
N.V. Amudarasan, K. Palanikumar and K. Shanmugam, Comparison between 304L/316L austenitic stainless steel joints using GTA welding, International Conference on Design, Analysis, Manufacturing and Simulation (ICDAMS 2013), Mar 21-22, 2013, Saveetha University, Chennai, pp. 1-5. Saveetha University, Chennai, Saveetha University, Chennai.
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, Influence of pH, chloride ion concentration and exposure time on the electrochemical corrosion behaviour of atmospheric plasma sprayed alumina coatings on AZ31B magnesium alloy in NaCl solutions, International Corrosion Prevention Symbosium for Research Scholars (CORSYM-2013), Feb 28-1, 2013, GRT Grand Hotel, Chennai, pp. 29-33. GRT Grand Hotel, Chennai, Indira Gandhi Centre For Atomic Research (IGCAR),Kalpakkam..
N.V. Amudarasan, K. Palanikumar and K. Shanmugam, Mechanical Properties of the joint zones in AISI 304L stainless steel welded joints, International Conference on Advances in Materials Processing and Characterization (AMPC 2013), Feb 6-8, 2013, Anna University, Chennai, pp. 702-707. Anna University, Chennai, Anna University, Chennai.
N.V. Amudarasan, K. Palanikumar and K. Shanmugam, A Study on Mechanical Properties of 304L SS Welded Joints using 308/2209 Stainless Steel Filler Metal, 2nd International Conference on Smart Technologies for Materials, Communication, Controls, computing and Energy (ICST 2013), Jan 3-5, 2013, Vel Tech University, Chennai, pp. 42-46. Vel Tech University, Chennai, Vel Tech University, Chennai.
A.Baskaran, . K.Shanmugam and V.Balasubramanian, Development Of Friction Stir Welding Tools To Join Copper Alloys Using Plasma Transferred Arc Hardfacing, Int. Symposium on Joining of Materials (SOJOM 2012), Jan 19-22, 2012, BHEL, Trichirappalli, pp. 49-60. BHEL, Trichirappalli, Indian Welding Society .
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam and V. Balasubramanian, Developing an empirical relationship to predict corrosion rate of plasma sprayed alumina coated AZ31B magnesium alloy under immersion environments, International Conference on Symposium on Joining of Materials (SOJOM'12), Jan 19-21, 2012, BHEL, Trichirappalli, pp. 29-33. BHEL, Trichirappalli, Indian Welding Society .
D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, K.Shanmugam, V.Balasubramanian, Optimization of atmospheric plasma spraying parameters to minimize corrosion rate in plasma sprayed alumina coated AZ31B magnesium alloy, International Conference on Advances in Cutting Welding and Surfacing (CWS'11), Jan 22-23, 2011, Codissia Trade Fair Complex, Coimbatore, pp. 1-8. Codissia Trade Fair Complex, Coimbatore, Indian Welding Society .
K.Shanmugam and V.Balasubramanian, Comparative Evaluation of pitting corrosion behavior of ferritic stainless steel weldments, Int. Welding Symposium , Feb 13-15, 2008, NEW DELHI, pp. 453-460. NEW DELHI, Indian Welding Society .
K. Shanmugam, V. Balasubramanian, B. Kumaragurubaran and K. Saravana kumar, High temperature tensile properties of shielded metal arc welded Ferritic Stainless Steel, Int. Welding Symposium , Feb 18-20, 2005, Hyderabad, pp. 11-20. Hyderabad, Indian Welding Society .
K.Shanmugam, V.Balasubramanian, R.Devakumaran and K.Kannan-, Comparative evaluation of tensile and impact properties of SMAW and GMAW Ferritic stainless steels, IMPLAST'03, Mar 16-19, 2003, IIT Delhi, pp. 173-182. IIT Delhi, IIT Delhi.
K.Shanmugam and V.Balasubramanian, Comparative evaluation of fatigue behaviour of SMAW and GMAW Ferritic stainless steel, Proceedings of the Int. Welding Symposium, , Feb 22-23, 2003, Hyderabad, pp. 181-189. Hyderabad, Indian Welding Society .
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
INDIAN WELDING SOCIETY-(IWS) - L-00110