Mechanical Faculty Dr. T.B. Prasad

Mechanical Faculty Profile

Dr. T.B. Prasad


Name of the faculty: Dr. T.B. Prasad

Designation: Professor

Qualifications: Ph.D

Area of specialization: Thermal science, Composites

Email id:

Contact no.: 9008573262

Experience in years: 32

Membership in professional bodies: MISTE

Details of Ph.D students guiding/ guided

NameResearch AreaUniversity Status
V RameshaComposite materialsVTUAwarded during 2019
Basavaraj GanigarComposite materialsSSAHEAwarded during 2019
M S RajendrakumarComposite materialsVTUAwarded during 2019
Sridhar H SComposite materialsSSAHEPursuing
Jayasheel I HartiComposite materialsSSAHEPursuing
Vinod K LComposite materialsSSAHEPursuing
Citations: 144
H-index: 7
i-10 index: 5

Papers published in Journals:

  • Dry sliding friction and wear behavior of hypereutectic Al–Si–carbon fibre metal matrix composite, Tribology – Materials, Surfaces &Interfaces,Volume 1, 2007 – Issue 4, PP.197-202
  • Friction and wear behavior of graphite-carbon short fiber reinforced Al–17% Si alloy hybrid composites. Journal of Tribology, Jan-2009, 131(1): 014501.
  • Studies on the effect of minor addition of phosphorous on microstructure, mechanical and wear behavior of LM-28 alloy, Industrial Lubrication and Tribology 67(4), June 2015
  • The Effect of Modification of Primary Silicon on the Microstructure, Mechanical and Sliding Wear Behavior of Commercial LM-29 Cast Alloy, American Journal of Materials Science, 2015; 5(3C): 1-6
  • Development and Characterization of A356 Alloy Reinforced with Bottom Ash Metal Matrix Particulate Composite for Automotive Application:A Review, International Journal of Innovative Research and Development, Vol 5, No 11Sp (2016), Pages: 165-168
  • Experimental Investigation of Heat Transfer Enhancement in Circular Tube Inserted with Twisted Tape by Forced Convection, International Journal of Engineering and Management Research (IJEMR), Volume: 6, Issue: 3, 2016, PP 680-684
  • Microstructure and Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of Al2219-TiC Composites, Materials Today Proceedings, Vol 4, issue 10, 2017, Pages 11004-11009
  • Evaluation of wear properties of TiC particulates reinforced Al2219 alloy composites, AIP Conference Proceedings 1859, 020058 (2017)
  • Modification Performance of The Cu-P Master Alloy on Commercial hypereutectic Al-24Si-Cu-Mg Alloy, International Journal of Engineering Researches and Management Studies, Mar 2017, PP 1-6.
  • “Dry Sliding Wear Behaviour of Commercial A393 alloy by the addition of Phosphorous, MacGraw Hill Education, 2017
  • A Study on Mechanical Properties of Al-17Si Metal Matrix Composites, IOPConference Series: Materials Science Engineering. Vol 376, 2018, 012100
  • Studies on Relationship between Wear Behaviour and Microstructure of a Hypereutectic Al-Si Alloy, Materials Today Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 11, Part 3, 2018, Pages 25165-25173
  • Effect of reinforcement and applied load on three-body dry sand abrasive wear behavior of A356 bottom ash metal matrix composites, Materials Today: Proceedings, March 2020, 26(11)
  • Investigation on tensile and compression behavior of Al 2219-TiC Composites, IJSTR, Vol 8, No. 11 Nov -2020, ISSN: 2277-8616
  • Comparative study of pebble absorber solar thermal collector (PASTC) with conventional absorber solar thermal collector (CASTC), Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 46, Part 7, 2021, Pages 2641-2646
  • Microstructure, mechanical behavior and tensile Fractography of 90-Micron-sized Titanium carbide particles reinforced Al2219 alloy Die cast metal Composites, Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention, volume 21 (2021), pages 631–639