Publications

  • Rangasamy, Nithin (date unknown). Rangasamy, N. and A.K. Balaji, "Microstructural Characterization of Sub-surface Deformation in Machined Ti-6Al-4V under Varying Cutting Fluid Application," Materials Property Understanding through Characterization, Materials Science & Technology 2016 Conference (MS&T2016), Oct. 23-27, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). Jayal, A.D., A.K. Balaji, O.W. Dillon, jr., and I.S. Jawahir, “Cutting tool design considerations for sustainable machining,” Proc. 7th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing (GCSM), IIT-Madras, Chennai, India, December 15-17, 2009. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). Jayal, A.D., A.K. Balaji, O.W. Dillon, jr., and I.S. Jawahir, “On the Tribological Effects of Cutting Tool Surface Texture in Metal Machining Under Dry Cutting Conditions,” Proc. 2nd International and 23rd All India Manufacturing Technology, Design, and Research Conference, IIT-Madras, Chennai, India, December 15-17, 2008. Won Best Paper Award at this conference. Accepted, .
  • Rakurty, C.S. (date unknown). Rakurty C.S., A.K. Balaji, “Effects of Tool Edge Geometry on Targeted Minimum Quantity Fluid (TMQF) Application in Finish Machining,” Int. J. Mach Tools & Manuf. (submitted, Dec. 2016). Accepted, .
  • Jawahir, I.S. (date unknown). Progress Toward Modeling and Optimization of Sustainable Machining Processes. ASME. J. Manuf. Sci. Eng. Vol. 142(11), 110811. Accepted, .
  • Rakurty, C.S. (date unknown). Rakurty, C.S., and A.K. Balaji, "Interaction Effects of Tool Coatings and Targeted Minimum Quantity Fluid (TMQF) Application in Machining," Materials and Manufacturing Processes, submitted, 2016. Accepted, .
  • Couldwell, W.T., MacDonald, J.D., Thomas, C.L., Hansen, B.C., Lapalikar, A., Thakkar,B., Balaji A.K. (date unknown). Computer aided design/computer aided manufacturing skull base drill,. Neurosurgical Focus. Vol. 42(5), 1-6. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). Jayal, A.D., and A.K. Balaji, “Effects of cutting fluid application on tool wear in machining: Interactions with tool coatings and tool surface features,” Wear, Vol. 267, pp. 1723-1730, 2009. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). Varghese, K.P., and A.K. Balaji, “Effects of tool material, tool topography and minimal quantity lubrication (MQL) on machining performance of compacted graphite iron (CGI),” Int. J. Cast Metals Research, Vol. 20(6), pp. 347-358, 2007. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). Varghese, K.P., and A.K. Balaji, “Effects of tool material, tool topography and minimal quantity lubrication (MQL) on machining performance of compacted graphite iron (CGI),” Int. J. Cast Metals Research, Vol. 20(6), pp. 347-358, 2007. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). Varghese, K.P., and A.K. Balaji, “Effects of tool material, tool topography and minimal quantity lubrication (MQL) on machining performance of compacted graphite iron (CGI),” Int. J. Cast Metals Research, Vol. 20(6), pp. 347-358, 2007. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). Balaji, A.K., K.P. Varghese, C. Rakurty, and J. Raga Madhuri, “Friction in machining: Effects of Tool Materials, Tool Coatings, Tool Geometry and Cutting Fluid Application on Machining Performance,” Proc. 2009 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Honolulu, HI, In DVD-ROM proceedings, June 22-25, 2009. Accepted, .

Research Keywords

  • Propulsive Flows
  • Remotely Piloted Vehicles

Presentations

  • Towards Sustainable Manufacturing by Using Novel Process-based Solutions, A.K. Balaji, Invited Presentation, The 8th International Symposium on Green and Sustainable Technologies for Materials Manufacturing and Processing: Green Manufacturing I, Materials Science & Technology 2016 Conference (MS&T2016), Oct 23-27, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2016.
  • Jawahir I.S., Jayal A.D., Dillon, jr. O.W., and Balaji A.K., “Sustainable Manufacturing: New Challenges for Predictive Modeling and Optimization of Dry, Near-Dry and Cryogenic Machining Operations,” Invited Keynote Paper, Proc. 2nd International and 23rd All India Manufacturing Technology, Design, and Research Conference, IIT-Madras, Chennai, India, December 15-17, 2008. , Other, 2009.
  • Balaji, A.K., K.P. Varghese, A.D. Jayal, C. Rakurty, and S. Chitrapu, “Effects of tool materials and cutting fluid application on friction and wear in machining,” Proc. 2008 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Knoxville, TN, In DVD- ROM proceedings, January 7-10, 2008. , Other, 2008.
  • Balaji, A.K., R.M. Juturu, and A.R. Paranjpe, “On surface texture and integrity in machined surfaces,” The 8th Int. Conf. on Residual Stresses, Denver, CO, August 4-8, 2008. , Other, 2008.
  • Rangasamy, N. and A.K. Balaji, "Microstructural Characterization of Sub-surface Deformation in Machined Ti-6Al-4V under Varying Cutting Fluid Application," Materials Property Understanding through Characterization, Materials Science & Technology 2016 Conference (MS&T2016), Oct. 23-27, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2016.

Research Groups

  • Edward J. Dorrian, . Mechanical Engineering. 2016 - present.
  • Mohanad Abbood, . Mechanical Engineering. 2016 - present.
  • Ryan Barlow, . Mechanical Engineering. 2010 - 2010.
  • Himabindu Nunna, . Mechanical Engineering. 2008 - 2010.
  • Avadhoot Paranjpe, . Mechanical Engineering. 2008 - 2010.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • France
  • Slovenia
  • Italy
  • India
  • Japan
  • Singapore