Dr. P. Sivaprakash
Dr. P. SIVAPRAKASH is presently working as an Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, A.S.L.Pauls College of Engineering and Technology. He received his bachelor�s degree in Mechanical Engineering with first class in the year 2006 and master�s degree in Manufacturing Engineering with first class in 2008 both from Government College of Technology, Coimbatore. He completed his Ph.D. in faculty of Mechanical Engineering from Anna University in the year 2012. He got appreciation from Regional Labour Institute, Chennai, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India for his doctoral research work. He devoted himself towards teaching and research, building and grooming young engineers to face the challenges of the modern world in order to get updated with the latest trends in the field of Mechanical Engineering and allied issues, he has actively associated himself with Indian society for technical education, International association of engineers, Indian society of ergonomics, Indian institution of production engineers, Indian institution of industrial engineers, Indian welding society, National safety council, Safety Engineers Association, SAE southern region and Coimbatore productivity council and many other professional bodies. He has had excellent opportunity to carry out research in a variety of areas in industrial safety.
At the outset, I express my gratitude to my Mother, my wife, my son and my daughter for their support, inspiration and tolerance during the process of writing this book. I thank my principal, A.S.L. Pauls College of Engineering and Technology and my colleagues at the department of Mechanical Engineering for their help and assistance rendered during the completion of this book Most of all, I am indebted to the Management of Karpagam Institute of Technology for providing me with an opportunity, environment and time without which it would not have been possible for me to write this book. I acknowledge the excellent presentation and meticulous editing and proof reading work executed by the editing and production teams of Sara Book Publication.