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  1. M. Nataraj
  2. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Government College of Technology, Coimbatore
  3. Ph.D., M.E. (Engineering Design)
  4. Mechanical engineering
  5. Government College of Technology
  6. m_natanuragct@yahoo.com
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Research Contributions
  • Nataraj, M., Arunachalam, V.P., (2004) "Modeling and Synthesizing of Drum Cam Mechanism for Printing Machine", Journal of Manufacturing Technology Today, Vol. 3 / Issue 8 / pp 18-22.
  • Nataraj, M., Arunachalam, V.P., Dhandapani, N.," (2005) Optimizing Diesel Engine Parameters for Low Emissions using Taguchi Method: Variation Risk Analysis Approach - Part I", Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Sciences, Vol. 12, pp 169-181.
  • Nataraj, M., Arunachalam, V.P., Dhandapani, N., (2005)" Optimizing Diesel Engine Parameters for Emission Reduction using Taguchi Method: Variation Risk Analysis Approach - Part II", Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Sciences. Vol. 12, pp 505-514.
  • Nataraj, M., Arunachalam, V.P., and Ranganathan, G. (Jan 2006), "Using risk analysis and Taguchi's method to find the optimal conditions of design parameters: a case study", , Jr. of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 27, Issue 5-6, pp 445 - 454.
  • Nataraj, M., Arunachalam, (2006) V.P. and Suresh, K.G., "Optimizing Planer Cam Mechanism in Printing Machine for Quality Improvement using Taguchi Method: Risk Analysis with Concurrent Engineering Approach", Jr. of Computer Applications in Technology, Vol. 26, No. 3,  pp. 164 – 173.
  • Nataraj, M., Arunachalam, V.P., (2006) "Optimizing impeller geometry for performance of centrifugal pump using Taquchi quality concept", Instn. Mech. Engrs, Part A; Jr. of Power and Energy, 220 (A7), pp. 765 – 782.
  • Nataraj, M., Arunachalam, V.P., (2008) "A practical approach to optimize the coating parameters to win customer confidence ", Instn. Mech. Engrs, Part B; Jr. of Engineering Manufacture, 222 (B4), pp. 495 – 506.
  • Nataraj, M., Thomas, R.B., (2009) “FEA based analysis of solenoid in automotive application with model development”, International Journal of Materials and Structural Integrity, Vol. 3, No.4  pp. 269 - 293
  • Sankar, S., Sundar Raj, M., and Nataraj, M, (September 2010), “Profile Modification for Increasing the Tooth Strength in Spur Gear Using CAD”, Engineering, 2, pp. 740-749.
  • Shanmugaraja, , Nataraj, M. and Gunasekaran, N., (2010) “Customer care management model for service industry”, IBusiness, Vol. 2, pp. 145 – 155.
  • Shanmugaraja, M., Nataraj, M. and Gunasekaran, N., (2010) “Theory of inventive problem solving: concepts, tools and applications”, J. of Engineering Studies, Vol. 2, pp. 149 – 166.
  • Shanmugaraja, M., Nataraj, M. and Gunasekaran, N., (2010) “Empirical study for Six Sigma success: mapping organisational hierarchy with barriers”, J. of Applied Engineering Research, Vol.10, pp. 1821 – 1826.
  • Sankar, S., and Nataraj, M., (June 2010), “Prevention of helical gear tooth damage in wind turbine generator: a case study”, IMechE Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, Vol. 224, pp. 1117-1125.
  • Nataraj, M, (September 2010) “Predicting Surface Excellence Using Parametric Design Concept: A Practical Approach with Mathematical Model”, Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Vol.5, No. 3, pp 170-176.
  • Shanmugaraja, M., Nataraj, M. and Gunasekaran, N., (2011) “Quality and productivity improvement using Six Sigma and Taguchi methods”, J. of Business Excellence, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 544 – 572.
  • Shanmugaraja, M., Nataraj, M. and Gunasekaran, N., (2011) “Defect control analysis for improving quality and productivity: an innovative six sigma case study”, J. of Quality and Innovation, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 259 – 282.
  • Sankar, S., and Nataraj, M., (May 2011), “Profile modification - a design approach for increasing the tooth strength in spur gear”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (IJAMT), Vol. 55, No.1-4, pp. 1-10.
  • Sankar, S., Nataraj, M., and Prabhu Raja, V (October 2011), “Failure analysis of shear pins in wind turbine generator’’, Journal of Engineering Failure Analysis, (Elsevier), Vol. 18, pp. 325 – 339.
  • Shanmugaraja, M., Nataraj, M. and Gunasekaran, N., (2012) “Literature snapshot on six sigma project selection for future research”, J. of Services and Operations Mgmt, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 335 – 357.
  • Shanmugaraja, M., Nataraj, M. And Gunasekaran, N., (2012) “Six Sigma project selection via quality function deployment”, J. of Productivity and Quality Mgmt, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 85 – 111.
  • Sankar, S., Nataraj, M., and Prabhu Raja, V (February 2012), “Failure analysis of bearing in wind turbine generator gearbox’’, Journal of information systems and communication, Vol. 3, pp. 302 – 309.
  • Ragoth Singh, R. and Nataraj, (August 2012) “Study on Performance of Plunger Pump at Various Crank Angle Using CFD”, Engineering Science and Technology: An International Journal (ESTIJ), ISSN: 2250-3498, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 549 – 553.
  • Ragoth Singh, R. and Nataraj, (Aug-Sep 2012) “Analysis and Optimization of Pump Performance Variables using Genetic Algorithm and Taguchi Quality Concept: A Case Study”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering applications Research, ISSN: 2249- 6564, Vol. 03, Issue 03, pp 185 – 189.
  • Ragoth Singh R. and Nataraj, M. (October 2012) “Optimizing impeller geometry for performance enhancement of a centrifugal Blower using the Taguchi quality concept”, International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, ISSN: 0975-5462, Vol 04, No. 10, pp 4308 – 4314.
  • Ragoth Singh, R. and Nataraj, M. (November 2012) “Parametric study and optimization of pump impeller by varying the design parameter using computational fluid dynamics”, International Review of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 7, pp. 1581 - 1585.
  • Shanmugaraja, M., Nataraj, M. and Gunasekaran, N. (July - Dec, 2012) “Total Performance Excellence – a model to implement Six Sigma in service organizations", J. of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage, Vol. 7, No. 2/3/4, pp. 209 – 242.
  • Sankar, S. and Nataraj, M. (Sept. 2012) ‘Bearing Failure Analysis in Wind Turbine Generator Gearbox’, National Journal of Technology, Vol.8, No.3.
  • Sunilkumar S Honnungar, Nataraj, M., and Prabhu Raja, V. (February 2013) “Statistical-based Analysis of Thermally Induced Errors in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining Center” Frontiers in Aerospace Engineering (FAE) Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 53-59.
  • Baskaran, G. and Nataraj, M. (April 2013) "An Experimental Study on Angular Misalignment Detection in Rotor Bearing System Using Welch Power Spectral Density", International Journal of COMADEM, 16, No. 2, pp. 35–41.
  • Shanmugaraja, M., Nataraj, M. and Gunasekaran, N. (May-June, 2013), ‘Total performance excellence – a model for successful implementation of Six Sigma’, J. Procurement Management, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 297–328.
  • Nataraj, M. and Ragoth Singh, R. (July 2013) “Analyzing pump impeller for performance evaluation using RSM and CFD”, Desalination and Water Treatment, doi: 10.1080/19443994.2013.818924.
  • Ragothsingh, R. and Nataraj, M.(August 2013) “Investigation of a Centrifugal Pump Impeller Vane Profile Using CFD”, International Review on Modelling and Simulations, Vol. 6, No. 4 pp. 1327 - 1333.
  • Natarajand  S.Neelamegan  (August 2014) " Structural and thermal analysis of wheel cup assembly in  automobile for efficient braking system", International Journal of Advanced Engineering Applications, ISSN:2321-7723 (Online), Vol.7, Issue 4, pp.7-17.

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS IN CONFERENCES

  1. Nataraj, M, Arunachalam, V.P. (Mar ’2002), "Finding the near optimum combination of Design Parameters for Windtone Horn using Taguchi’s Principle", National Conference on Modern trends in Electrical and Instrumentation System (NCEIS-2002), 13th– 14th March 2002, pp 101-106, Government College of Technology, Coimbatore.
  2. Nataraj, M, Arunachalam, V.P. (Dec ’2003) "Robust Design and Analysis of Helical Gear for Quality Improvement and Functional Reliability Using Taquchi Method ", XIII National Conference of INDIAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS (ISME-2003), Paper No. MD-053, 30th-31stDecember 2003, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
  3. Nataraj, M, Arunachalam, V.P. (May 2003) “Concurrent Engineering Based Modeling and Synthesizing of Drum Cam Mechanism for Printing Machine", National Conference on World Class Manufacturing (WCM-2003), 7th–9thMay 2003, pp 109-115, Amrita Institute of Science and Technology, Coimbatore.
  4. Nataraj, M, Arunachalam, V.P. (Dec ’2004) "A Novel Design Approach for Quality Improvement of Centrifugal Pump Using Taguchi's Robust Design Concept with a Case Study from M/S V-Guard Industries (P) Limited",  21stAll India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research  Conference on Innovating - The Future Through Manufacturing, (AIMTDR 14),  20th-22nd December 2004, pp. 536-547, Vellore Institute of Technology Deemed University.
  5. Nataraj, M, Arunachalam, V.P. ( Mar’ 2004) "Present Scenario of Indian Pump Industry in Fluid Flow and Control: An Overview", National Conference on fluid flow and control (NCFC-2004) sponsored from UGC-DRS Centre for Fluid Dynamics, 16th-17thMarch 2004, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.
  6. Nataraj, M, Arunachalam, V.P. and Boopathi, B. (Aug ’2004) "Performance Analysis of Centrifugal Pump Using CFD Simulation of 3D Flow", All India Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 20th- 21stAugust 2004, pp. B 47 - 49, SVU College of Engineering Tirupati.
  7. Nataraj, M, Arunachalam, V.P. and Raja Sankar, M. (Aug’ 2004) " Investigating the influence of Diesel Engine Design and Operating parameters for low emissions using Taguchi Robust Design Concept ", All India Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 20th-21st August 2004, pp. B 50 - 52, SVU College of Engineering Tirupati.
  8. Nataraj, M., Arunachalam, V.P., (Jan ’2004) "Parametric Optimization of Planar Cam Mechanism for Quality Improvement Using Taquchi Method", Proceedings of the International Conference on Responsive Supply Chain and Organizational Competitiveness – A Technology Watch (RSC 2004), Paper No 6, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore.
  9. Nataraj, M., Arunachalam, V.P., (Dec ’2005) "Parameter optimization of electroplating process using Taguchi method with a case study ", Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Materials, Product Design & Manufacturing Systems (ICMPM 2005), 12th– 14th December 2005, pp. 725-733, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam.
  10. Nataraj, M., Arunachalam, V.P., and Ragoth Singh, R. (May 2005) " Design and development of volute casing for centrifugal water pump: A virtual model analysis", National Conference on Product Development with Mechatronic System for Global Quality (PMGQ 2005), 2nd-3rdMay 2005, pp 1-5, Thiagarajar college of Engineering, Madurai.
  11. Nataraj, M,Sivakumar, S. (Aug ’2007) “Regression model to predict the surface quality using Taguchi parametric design concept”, Proceedings on globalization of engineering, design, R&D challenges and opportunities (Engineering Design in 2007), 9 - 11th  August 2007, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  12. Baskaran, G., NatarajM., (Oct ’2009), “Condition Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis of Rotor Bearing System- A Review”, Proc. of the 7th National Conference on Modern Trends in Power Engineering and Power Plants, 8-9 October 2009, pp. 119-128.
  13. Baskaran, G and  NatarajM. (Dec ’2009), “Practical Approach for Fault Detection in Rotor Bearing System using FFT Analyzer”, Proc. of the International Conference on Advances in Mechanical and Building Sciences in the 3rdMillennium, ICAMB 2009, Dec 14-16 (2009), pp. 765-769
  14. Nataraj, M., Sankar, S and M.Sundar Raj. (Mar ’2009) “An innovative design approach for improving spur gear tooth strength”, Proceedings of the National Conference on Recent Innovations in Design and Analysis (RIDA 2009), 18thMarch 2009, pp.17-22, Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli.
  15. Nataraj, M., Sankar, S. (Apr ’2009) “Analysis of Helical Gears in Wind Turbine Generator”, Proceedings of Second National Conference on Innovative Practices for Sustainable Energy and Waste Management (IPSEWM), 24th & 25th April 2009, pp 137-144, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology, Coimbatore.
  16. Nataraj, M and Shanmugaraja, M, (Mar ’2009) “An innovative approach in product design for quality and customer delight”, Proceedings of the National Conference on Recent Innovations in Design and Analysis (RIDA 2009), 18thMarch 2009, pp.11-16, Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli.
  17. Sankar, S and Nataraj, M., (Dec ’2009) “Effects of Standard Pressure Angle on Tooth Deflection and Root Stresses of High Precision Helical Gear”, International Conference on Precision on Macro, Micro and Nano Engineering (COPEN6), 11-12 December, 2009, pp. I 41- 46, Organized by PSG College of Technology, AMRITA School of Engineering and University of North Carolina at Coimbatore.
  18. Sankar, S and NatarajM, (Dec ’2009) “Increasing Tooth Strength in Helical Gear by Profile Modification- CAD Approach”, International Conference on Advances in Mechanical and Building Sciences in the 3rdMillennium (ICAMB 2009) December 14-16 2009, pp. 69 VIT University, Vellore.
  19. Shanmugaraja,  M and Nataraj, M, (July ’2009) “An approach for rejuvenating Six Sigma with case study”, International Conference on Mechanical and Electronics Engineering [ICMEE- 2009] July 24-27 2009, pp. 249-254, International Association of Computer Science & Information Technology (IACSIT) Singapore, Chennai.
  20. Shanmugaraja, M and NatarajM, (Dec’ 2009) “A conceptual model by integrating TRIZ and Six Sigma for innovative solutions”, International Conference on Advances in Mechanical and Building Sciences in the 3rdMillennium (ICAMB 2009) December 14-16 2009, pp. 107, VIT University, Vellore,.
  21. Shanmugaraja, M., NatarajM,(Mar’ 2009) “A novel move towards product design for quality and consumer happiness”, National Conference on Advances in Mechanical Science (AIMS 2009), March 26th2009, pp. 36, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore.
  22. Shanmugaraja, M and NatarajM, (Dec 2009) “Customer care model development using Six Sigma and QFD” in the International Conference on Advances in Mechanical and Building Sciences in the 3rdMillennium (ICAMB 2009), December 14-16 2009, pp. 104, VIT University, Vellore.
  23. Baskaran, G., Nataraj, M, (Aug ’2010) “Application of Signal Processing Response Analysis in Rotor Bearing System – A Review”, Proc. of the International Conference on System Dynamics and Control, ICSDC 2010, August 19-22 (2010), pp.70
  24. Baskaran, G., Nataraj, M, (Aug ’2010) “Dynamic Analysis of Angular misalignment and Looseness in a Rotor Bearing System Using Discrete Wavelet Transform Tool”, Proc. of the International Conference on System Dynamics and Control, ICSDC 2010, August 19-22(2010), pp. 373-378
  25. Sankar, S and NatarajM, (Aug ’2010) “A Dynamic Analysis of Cylindrical Roller Bearing in Wind Turbine Generator: A Case Study” International Conference on System Dynamics and Control (ICSDC-2010), 19th to 22ndAugust 2010, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Karnataka.
  26. Sankar, S and Nataraj,M, (May ’2010) “An Approach to Increase Spur Gear Tooth Strength by Profile Modification”, International Conference on Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering (FIME 2010), 20 -22 May, 2010, pp.83, National Institute of Technology, Mangalore, Karnataka.
  27. Sankar, S and NatarajM, (Apr ’2010)“Analysis of Shear Pin in Wind Turbine Generator: A case study”, International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICRAME2010), 8-9 April 2010,Noorul Islam University, Kanyakumari, INDIA in collaboration with University of Sheffield, London,U.K 
  28. Sankar, S and NatarajM, (Aug ’2010) “Bearing Fault Diagnosis of a Gearbox Used in Wind Turbine Generator by Vibration Condition Monitoring Technique”, International Conference on System Dynamics and Control (ICSDC-2010), 19th– 22nd August 2010, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Karnataka.
  29. Sankar, S and NatarajM, (May ’2010) “Failure Investigation of an Input Hollow Shaft in Wind Turbine Generator Gearbox”, International Conference on Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering (FIME 2010) May 20-22 2010, pp. 82, National Institute of Technology, Mangalore, Karnataka.
  30. Neelamegan, S and Nataraj, (Sept ’2012) “ Overview of Two Stroke Free Piston SI Engine Technology for Hybrid Electric Vehicles” 28th  National Convention of Mechanical Engineers and National Seminar on Emerging Technologies in Product Development for Safe and Sustainable Mobility, September 3rd -5th, 2012, pp.152, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
  31. Nataraj, M and   Neelamegan,  S. (Apr ’2013) "Scanvenging Analysis of Single Cylinder Two Stroke Free Piston SI Engine - CFD Study" 2ndConference on Advances and Challenges in Mechanical Engineering, April 26, 2013, pp.64, Erode Sengunthar Engineering College.
  32. Neelamegan, S and Nataraj, Rajasekar, R. (Mar ’2014) "A Computational Study on Free Piston Engine Combustion under Various Compression Ratios" 5th National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering, 7th March 2014, SNS College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore.
  33. Sasikumar, T, Natarajand Ramamoorthy, M. (Apr ’2014) “Influence of Cutting Parameters on Surface Roughness and tool wear in hard turning of Inconel 718” National Conference on Advances in Design and Manufacturing of Mechanical Systems (ADAMMS 2014), 3rd-4th, April 2014, pp.7, Sri Krishna College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore.
  34. NatarajM.,Ramamoorthy, M. Arunkarthik, T., Pradeepkumar, M. (June ’2014) "Parametric optimization of high speed turning of Inconel 718 and modeling of surface roughness using DoE approach" Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Proceedings of the International Mechanical Engineering Congress (IMEC), 13th -15th June 2014, pp. 274-277, National Institute of Technology, Trichy.