Dr. C. Shravankumar


Research Assistant Professor

Education Details:
  • Ph.D. in Machine Design from Indian Institute of Technology - Guwahati, 2014
  • B.E in Mechanical Engineering from Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology, Anna University, 2007
Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended: 
  • Workshop on “Design, Manufacturing, Testing & Certification aspects of small Gas Turbine Engines”, conducted under the aegis of multi-centric gas turbine enabling technology (GATET) initiative on 15th – 16th June 2015 at Gas Turbine Research Establishment, Bangalore.
  • Workshop on “Curriculum Design & Development of Mechanical Engineering”, conducted by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, BMSCE, on 5th-6th June 2015.
  • QIP Short Term course on Rotors supported on Hydrodynamic Bearings, Dec 6-10, 2010, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Guwahati.
  • Workshop on Renewable energy sources on 13th Feb 2007, sponsored by Ministry of Non-conventional Energy sources (MNES, Govt. of India) and Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA, Govt. of Tamil Nadu).

Achievements and Awards: 

  • MHRD stipend for a 5-year term during Ph.D. Rs. 18000 per month
  • Qualified in GATE 2009
  • The second award for essay writing by School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Madras


  • SAE Membership 2017-2018


  • Fundamentals of vibration and noise
  • Basics of Mechanical Engineering
  • Fatigue fracture and creep

Research Interests:

  • Condition Monitoring, Vibration, rotor dynamics

Selected Publications:

  • Partha Prathim Borah, Ronal Kakoti, Bitupankumar Baruah, Saurav Krishna Mahanta, Shravankumar C, Signal Based Condition Monitoring of Lathe Turning Tool, International Journal of Research in Mechanical Engineering & Technology, 7 (1), 2017.
  • Raghu Yogaraju, L Ravikumar, G Saravanakumar, C Shravankumar, V Arunkumar, Feasibility and Performance Studies of a Semi-Active Journal Bearing, Procedia Technology, Elsevier, 25C, 1154-1161, 2016.
  • G. Saravanakumar, L. Ravikumar, R. Yogaraju, C. Shravankumar, V. Arunkumar, Determination of damping coefficient of a bump foil squeeze film damper, International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems, 8(4), 2016.
  • C.Shravankumar and Rajiv Tiwari, Detection of a fatigue crack in a rotor system using full-spectrum based estimation, Sadhana-Springer India and Indian Academy of Sciences, 1-13, 2016.
  • C. Shravankumar and R. Tiwari, Identification of stiffness and periodic breathing forces of a transverse switching crack in a Laval Rotor, Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, 36, 254-269, 2012.

Papers Presented:

  • Fulaj Deb, K. Jegadeesan and C. Shravankumar, Analysis of a rotor supported in bearing with gyroscopic effects, 2nd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, held at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, March 22-24, 2018.
  • PL Jayananthan and C. Shravankumar, Torsional vibration characteristics of power transmission system, 2nd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, held at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, March 22-24, 2018.     
  • Shravankumar C. and R. Tiwari, Fatigue crack identification in an offset Jeffcott rotor, Proceedings of National Conference on Condition Monitoring NCCM-2014, held at Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment, Avadi, December 18-19, 2014.
  • Shravankumar C. and R. Tiwari, Full-spectrum responses analysis of a Laval rotor with a fatigue crack, National Symposium on Rotor Dynamics NSRD-2014, held at Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore, February 12-14, 2014.
  • Shravankumar C and R. Tiwari, Model-Based Crack Identification using Full-Spectrum, Proceedings of ASME 2013 Gas Turbine India Conference, Paper No. GTINDIA2013-3756, pp. V001T06A011; 8 pages, held at CSIR-NAL Bangalore, December 5-6, 2013
  • Shravankumar C. and Rajiv Tiwari, Gyroscopic Effects on a Cantilever Rotor system – a comparative analysis, National Symposium on Rotor Dynamics   NSRD-2011, held at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, December 2011.
  • C. Shravankumar, A. Mahibalan, C. Chandrasekaran and S. Md. Jalaluddin, Solid Modelling, analysis and development of a measuring setup for thin section flexible diaphragms, Fourth National Conference on Precision Engineering, COPEN 2005, held at Jadavpur University, December 16-17, 2005.

Working Papers: 

  • Condition monitoring of breathing cracks in cracked cantilever beams

Academic Experience

  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, 2017-present.
  • Assistant Professor (Selection Grade), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidhyapeetham, Bengaluru, 2016-2017.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru, 2014-2016.

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