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NameDr. Arun Kumar Devaki Bhavan Velayudhan
DesignationAssociate Professor
SpecializationNaval Architecture and Marine Engineering
E-Mail ID [email protected]
Dr. Arun Kumar Devaki Bhavan Velayudhan

Educational Qualification :

  • PhD – Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde, United Kingom (2010-2014)

  • M.Tech in Computer Aided Structural Analysis and Design (First Rank), CUSAT, India (2007-2009)

  • B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (2001-2005)

Specializations :

  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Administrative Responsibilities :

  • Head of Mechanical Engineering Labs

  • Department Files in charge

  • Lab in charge- Fluid Mechanics and
    Fluid Machinery Lab

Current Research Interest :

  • Marine Salvage, Marine Control Systems

  • Underwater Vechicle Dynamics

  • Floating Body Dynamics, Structural Dynamics

  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences

  • Structural Engineering.

Professional Membership:

  • SAE India

Publications/Conference :

  • Velayudhan, A.K.D. (2019). “Design of a supervisory fuzzy logic controller for monitoring the inflow and purging of gas through lift bags for a safe and viable salvaging operation”, Elsevier Journal: Ocean Engineering, Vol. 171, 2019, pp 193-201.

  • Velayudhan, A K D. (2017). “A Supervisory Fuzzy Logic Controller Design for Monitoring the Inflow and Purging of Gas through Lift Bags for a Safe and Viable Marine Salvaging Operation”, International Maritime Seminar on Metamorphosis of Maritime Innovations, Kunjali Marakkar School of Marine Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, India.

  • Jerry Thomas John, Nikhil Mohanan, Velayudhan, A K D. (2017). “ Performance Evaluation of Turbocharger compressor by Varying the Exit Width, Eye Tip Radius and Shroud Extension to Study their Impact using Computational Modelling”, Proceedings of the Fifth ASME Gas Turbine India Conference, Bangalore, India, December 2017.

  • Velayudhan, A K D. (2016). “Estimation of Hydrodynamic Forces and Motion Characteristics of a Trimaran Light Aboard Ship Using Finite Element Method”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology, Volume 5, August 2016, ISSN: 2278-0181.

  • Velayudhan, A K D., Srinil, N., Barltrop, N. (2014). “ Flexible Body Analysis of Lifting a Sunken Chemical Tanker using Multiple Controlled Gas Inflating Bags”, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Maritime Technology, Glasgow, UK.

  • Velayudhan, A K D., Srinil, N., Barltrop, N. (2012). “A New Ship Recovery Concept and Design Using Adaptively Controlled Buoyancy Systems”, Proceedings of 11th International Marine Design Conference, Glasgow, UK.

  • Velayudhan, A K D., Srinil, N., Barltrop, N.(2011). “Sliding Mode Controller for Salvaging of Sunken Vessels”, Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Computer Applications in Ship Building, Trieste, Italy.

  • Arun Kumar.D.V. (2011). “Dynamics Analysis of a Raising Sunken Vessel”, UK Marine Technology Postgraduate Research Conference (UK MTPC) 2011, University of Southampton, UK.

  • Arun Kumar.D.V, Narakorn Srinil (2011). “Salvaging of Sunken Vessels by Buoyancy Concepts”, University Research Day 2010, 7th June 2011, University of Strathclyde, UK.

Text Book(s) :

  • Dynamic Analysis of Raising sunken vessels using buoyancy systems”, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN 978-3-659-64180-0 (Text Book).

Employment History :

  • Associate Professor at Muthoot Institute of Technology & Science from December 2014-till date.

  • Research Assistant in a European Union Project (Surfacing System for Ship Recovery) at University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom from June 2010 to December 2012.

  • Special Grade Lecturer in Ilahia College of Engineering and Technology, Muvattupuzha from February 2010 to April 2010.

  • Lecturer at SCMS School of Engineering and Technology, Cochin from August 2006 to January 2010.

  • Project Associate in a Naval Research Board Project (Indian Navy) at Department of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras from May 2008 to June 2009.

  • Production Engineer at D.K.Plastic Industries (Polycab Group), Daman & Diu, India from July 2005 to July 2006.

Academic Achievments :

  • First rank holder in M.Tech (Computer Aided Structural Analysis and Design), Department of Ship Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology.

  • Percentile score of 79.59 in GATE 2007

  • District level scholarship

  • Research Guide for doing PhD in Kerala Technological University

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