Dr. Jaswinder Singh Saini
Associate Professor

Designation:

Associate Professor

Specialization:

Polymer Nano composites and Finite Element Methods

Email:

jsaini@thapar.edu
Name: Dr. Jaswinder Singh Saini
Contact Address: FRA-501, Thapar Technology Campus, Patiala
Telephone No:  +91-9815651835, +91-175-2393090(O), +91-175-2393459(R)
Fax No: +91-175-2364498, 2393020

Area of Specialization & Research Interest

  • CAD
  • FEM

Education Qualifications (Starting with highest degree):

Sr.No. Degree Specialisation Year of passing % Marks Topic of Project /Thesis
1. PhD CAD Jan., 2012 -- Accurate and Fast Algorithms for Contour Plotting in 2D and 3D Domains for Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Data.
2. ME CAD/CAM & Robotics 2002 9.59 on 10 point scale Stress Analysis of Single Point Cutting Tool using FEM.
3. BE Mechanical Engg. 1999 74.75% Design of Pneumatic Stamping Machine.
4. 10+2 - 1995 80% -
5. 10 - 1993 69% -

Experience(Teaching, Industry) (Starting with the latest)

Sr.No. Position Held Duration Organisation Subjects taught/ Work area in Industry
From To
1. Associate Professor 10-7-2017 Till Date Thapar University CAD, FEM, CCMT, Engg Graphics, CAM Machine Drawing, Machine Design-1, Mechanics of Deformable Bodies.
2. Assistant Professor 1-1-2006 9-7-2017 Thapar University -do-
3. Lecturer 4-2-2003 3-2-2008 Thapar University -do-

Administrative Responsibilities: 

Time-Table Coordinator, UG coordinator, President of Society of Mechanical and Industrial Engineers, Research Lab Incharge, etc. for the different periods.

 

Publications (Reputed Journals):

Sr.No. Authors name Title of paper Name and number of Journal Page and year of publication
1.   Chandan Singh, Jaswinder Singh. Accurate Contour Plotting Using 6-Node Triangular Elements In 2D. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, (Elsevier Publications), Vol 45 (2).   Jan, 2009. pp. 81-93.  
2. Jaswinder Singh, Tarun Nanda, Kishore Khanna. Discretization of a Single Point Cutting Tool in Three Dimensions. Journal of the Institution of Engineers (Production Division), Vol 84. March, 2004. pp. 71-76.
3. Jaswinder Singh, M. P. Garg, Tarun Nanda. Finding the Natural Frequencies and Mode Shapes for Vibration Analysis of Upright Drilling Machine. Journal of the Institution of Engineers (Mechanical Division), Vol 86. Oct, 2005. pp. 165-171.
4. Jaswinder Singh, Anudeep Garg, Tarun Nanda, Kishore Khanna. Internal Stress Relief Feature as a Means for Gear Stress Reduction. Journal of the Institution of Engineers (Mechanical Division), Vol 87. April, 2006. pp. 33-38.
5. Jaswinder Singh, Tarun Nanda, Kishore Khanna. Stress Analysis and Optimization of Rolling Mill Housing Using CAE. Journal of the Institution of Engineers (Mechanical Division), Vol 89. Jan, 2009.   pp. 35-42.
6. Jaswinder Singh, D. Kumar, P. Katyal. Failure Mode of Steel Tension Members Due to Change in Connection Eccentricity and Connection Length. Journal of the Institution of Engineers (Civil Division), Vol 91. Nov., 2010. pp. 8-14.
7. Baljeet Singh, Daljeet Singh,Jaswinder Singh. A New Method to Design Cam used in Automobile Heating, Ventilating and Cooling System Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Series C; (Springer Publication), Vol. 93 (4)   Oct.-Dec., 2012. pp. 275-286
8. Manjeet Singh, Daljeet Singh,Jaswinder Singh. Dynamic Analysis of Condenser Assembly of Automobile Air Conditioning System using CAE Tools Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Series C; (Springer Publication), Vol. 94 (2)   April-June, 2013. pp. 135-145
9. Subhranshu Bansal, J. S. Saini Study on Mechanical and Wear Properties of SiC/Graphite Reinforced Al359 Alloy based Metal Matrix Composite Defence Science Journal (impact factor:0.3), Vol. 65 (4) July, 2015. pp. 330-338
10. Karanvir Singh Thind, Jatinder Singh, J. S. Saini,  H. Bhunia     Mechanical and wear properties of hybrid epoxy nanocomposites   Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences (impact factor: 0.456), Vol. 22 August, 2015. pp. 421-428
11. Manjeet Singh,  H. Bhunia,  J. S. Saini   Effect of Ply Orientation on Strength and Failure Mode of Pin Jointed Unidirectional Glass-epoxy Nanoclay Laminates Defence Science Journal (impact factor:0.3), Vol. 65 (6) November, 2015. pp. 489-499
12. Chandan Singh, Jaswinder Singh Accurate and Fast Algorithm for the Plotting of Contours using Eight Node Quadrilateral Meshes Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Series B; Vol. 96 (4) December, 2015. pp. 311-325
13. Manjeet Singh,  J. S. Saini, H. Bhunia   Investigation on failure modes for pin joints made from unidirectional glass-epoxy nanoclay laminates   Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures (Wiley Publication, impact factor: 1.838), Vol. 39 (3) March, 2016. pp. 320-334
14. Chandan Singh, J. S. Saini Algorithms for Accurate and Fast Plotting of Contour Surfaces in 3D using Hexahedral Elements   Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Series C; (Springer Publication), Vol. 97 (3) July-Sept., 2016 pp. 389-405
15. Saurabh Khera, J. S. Saini Non-Linear Creep Analysis of Ceramic Specimen using Finite Element Method   Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Series C; (Springer Publication), Vol. 97 (3) July-Sept., 2016 pp. 417-430
16. Ashish Bist, J. S. Saini, Bikramjit Sharma A Review of Tool Wear Prediction during Friction Stir Welding of Aluminium Matrix Composite   Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China (Elsevier Publications, Impact Factor: 1.340), Vol. 26 (8) August, 2016 pp. 2003-2018
17. Manjeet Sekhon, J. S. Saini, Gaurav Singla, H. Bhunia   Influence of nanoparticle fillers content on the bearing strength behavior of glass fiber reinforced epoxy composites pin joints   Journal of Materials: Design and Applications (SAGE Publication, impact factor: 0.793) Accepted
18. Manjeet Singh,  J. S. Saini,H. Bhunia, Paramdeep Singh Application of Taguchi Method in the Optimization of Geometric Parameters for Double Pin Joint Configurations made from Glass-Epoxy Nanoclay Laminates   Journal of Composite Materials (SAGE Publication, impact factor: 1.242) Accepted
19. Manjeet Singh,  J. S. Saini,H. Bhunia To Study the Contribution of Different Geometric Parameters on the Failure Load for Multi Holes Pin Joints Prepared from Glass/Epoxy Nanoclay Laminates   Journal of Composite Materials (SAGE Publication, impact factor: 1.242) Accepted

Publications (Conferences):

Sr No Authors name Title of paper Name of Conference Page and year of proceedings
1.   Kishore Khanna, Jaswinder Singh, V. K. Jadon. Two Dimensional Analyses of   Riveted Lap Joint Using Gap Elements. A Conference on Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing: A Global Perspective, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Patiala, Punjab. April 8-9, 2005.
2.   Jaswinder Singh, Kanwarpreet Singh, Ishbir Singh. Robust Vibration Control of Clamped Plate Using Piezomaterial Ceramics. 2nd National Conference on Recent Developments in Mechanical Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Patiala, Punjab. Nov. 10-11, 2006. pp. 67-79
3.   Jaswinder Singh, Rajneesh Joshi. Non-Linear Analysis of Tensile Test Using FEM. International Conference on Applications And Design in Mechanical Engineering, University of Malaysia Perlis, Kangar, Perlis, Malaysia.   Oct 25-26, 2007. pp. 97-102   
4.   Jaswinder Singh, Ashish Mittal. An Analytical Finite Element Technique for Predicting Thrust Force and Torque in Drilling Process. International Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab. Feb., 24-26th, 2011. pp. 199-210
5.   Simranpreet S. Randhawa, Jaswinder Singh Saini. Tool Path Generation for Free Form Surfaces using B-Spline Surface.   International Conference on Research and Innovations in Mechanical Engineering, Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, Punjab. Oct., 24-26th, 2013

 

Sponsored Research/Developmental Projects:

Sr No Title Sponsoring Agency Responsibility (PI/CoPI, etc) Amount Duration From - To
1. Development of algorithms and software packages for 2D and 3D contour plotting using non-linear interpolation       UGC Dr. Chandan Singh (Principal Investigator), Jaswinder Singh 4.12 Lacs (Approx.) 2005-2009
2. Development of electron beam cured carbon fiber/epoxy laminate filled with carbon nano tubes for mechanical joints DAE-BRNS Dr. Jaswinder Singh Saini (PI) Dr. H. Bhunia (Co-PI) 29. 11 Lacs 2017-2020

 

Research / Project Supervision ME/M Tech:   37 Completed

Sr. No. Title Year of completion
1. Stress Analysis and Optimization of Rolling Mill Housing using CAE. 2004
2. To Find the Roll Load in a Rolling Mill. 2004
3. Computer Aided Engineering of Gear Box. 2004
4. Optimization of Cutting Forces in a Turning Process using Taguchi Technique. 2005
5. Optimization of Surface Finish in a Turning Process using Taguchi Technique. 2005
6. Two Dimensional Analyses of   Riveted Lap Joint Using Gap Elements. 2005
7. Elasto - Plastic Analysis Of Corten Steel Using Finite Element Method. 2006
8. Robust Vibration Control Of Clamped Plate using Piezomaterial Ceramics 2006
9. Effect of Finite Element Mesh Orientation on the Solution Accuracy of Torsional Problem. 2006
10.    Thermal Analysis of Single point Cutting Tool using Finite Element Method. 2006
11.    Non-Linear Analysis of Tensile Test using FEM. 2007
12.    Automatic Mesh Generation of Quadrilateral Element using C++. 2007
13.    DQM Free Vibration Analysis Of Composite Plates With Elasticacally Restrained Edges.  2008
14.    DQM Free Vibration Analysis Of Multi Span Composite Laminated Plates. 2008
15.    Optimum Design of Ceramic Tensile Creep Specimen using Finite Element Methods. 2008
16.    Numerical Analysis of Stereo lithography Process using Finite Element Method. 2008
17.    Failure Mode of Steel Tension Member due to Change in Connection Eccentricity and Connection Length. 2009
18.    Prediction of thrust force in twist drill. 2010
19.    Prediction of thrust force in twist drill. 2011
20.    Kinematic Analysis of Heating, Ventilating and Cooling Module Parts of Automobile Air Conditioning System using CAE Tools. 2011
21.    Dynamic Analysis of Condenser Assembly of Automobile Air Conditioning System using CAE Tools. 2011
22.    Towards optimal design of modular robotic arms 2012
23.    Tool path generation for free form surfaces using B-spline surface 2012
24.     CNC  tool path in terms of parametric  surface 2012
25.    Mechanical Properties of Clay/TiO2Epoxy Hybrid Nanocomposites 2013
26.    Wear Testing of Hybrid Epoxy Nanocomposites 2013
27.    Investigation on the Mechanical Properties of TiO2/SiO2 Epoxy Hybrid Nanocomposites 2013
28.    Investigation of tool wear during friction stir welding of metal matrix composites 2014
29.    Utilization of cupola furnace slag as partial replacement to coarse aggregates in concrete mix 2014
30.    Failure analysis of pin jointed unidirectional glass-epoxy nanoclay laminated composites 2014
31.    Failure analysis of pin joints in carbon-epoxy nanoclay composite laminates 2014
32.    Investigation of mechanical and wear properties for SiC/Gr reinforcement Al359 alloy based metal matrix composite 2015
33.    Optimization of compressor mounting bracket of an Indian passenger car 2015
34.    Comparative Study of nanofillers content on failure modes and strength of pin jointed unidirectional glass reinforced epoxy composite laminates 2016
35.    Failure Analysis of Single Pin Hole in Polymer Composite Laminates with addition of different Nanofillers 2016
36.    Failure Analysis of Double Pin-Loaded Holes in Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composite Laminates 2016
37.    CAE Analysis of HVAC Module of Car Air Conditioning System 2016

Ph.D Guidance

Sr. No. Name of Student Title of Thesis Status
1. Mr. Manjeet Singh   Study of Nanocomposite Laminates and Failure Analysis of Pin Joints  Submitted the thesis May, 2017
2. Mr. Kulwinder Singh Hygrothermal effects on Strength of Mechanical Joints prepared from Glass Epoxy Composite Laminates Ongoing

Seminar / Symposia / Conferences: Conferences Participated

Sr.No. Title Place Dates
1.  1st National conference on Recent Developments in Mechanical Engineering, held in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology. Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab. Oct.31–Nov.1, 2003.
2.  A Conference on Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing: A Global Perspective, held in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology. Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab. April 8-9, 2005.
3.  2nd National Conference on Recent Developments in Mechanical Engineering, held in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology. Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Patiala, Punjab.   Nov. 10-11, 2006.
4.  International Conference on Applications And Design in MechanicalEngineering, held in the School of Mechatronics, University of Malaysia Perlis.   University of Malaysia Perlis, Kangar, Perlis, Malaysia. Oct .25-26, 2007. 
5.  3rd National Conference on Recent Developments in Mechanical Engineering, held in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology.   Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab. Nov. 14-15, 2008.
6.  24th Indian Engineering Congressheld at NITK, Surathkal, Karnataka in association with Institution of Engineers (India).   NITK, Suratkal, Karnataka. Dec. 11-13, 2009.
7.  International Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering, held in the Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology. Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab. Feb. 24-26, 2011.
8.  International Conference on Research and Innovations in Mechanical Engineering, held in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College. Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, Punjab. Oct. 24-26, 2013.
9.  International Conference on Recent advances in Mechanical Engineering, held inSchool of Mechanical Engineering, Lovely Professional University as a session chair Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, Punjab. April. 14–15 , 2017

Conferences Organized:

-Coordinator of International Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering, organized in the Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala on 24th -26th Feb., 2011.

 

-Editor of the proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering, organized in the Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala on 24th -26th Feb., 2011.

Short Term Course/Summer, Winter Schools/Workshops/ Continuing Education programmes:Participated

Sr.No. Title Place Dates
1.  Renewable Energy Technology and Management.  SLIET, Longowal. 16-27 June, 2003. (2 weeks)
2.  PLC Applications in Mechanical Engineering.  TTTI, Chandigarh. 27 Jun- 1 Jul., 2005.   (1 week)
3.  Energy Conversion Systems.   Thapar University, Patiala. 10 -21 Dec, 2007.   (2 weeks)
4.  Introduction to SolidWorks 3D Mechanical CAD Thapar University, Patiala. 22nd Sept., 2012. (1 day)
5.  Workshop on Curriculum Revision Thapar University, Patiala. 10th April, 2013. (1 day)
6.  Structural Analysis using ANSYS Thapar University, Patiala. 16-20 Dec., 2013. (1 week)
7.  Modeling and Simulations using Finite Element Methods IIT, Roorkee 7-11 Jan., 2014.(1 week)

Invited lectures:

Sr. No. Area of Lecture(s) Context / During
1.  Introduction to ‘Finite Element Methods’ Short Term Course on “Computational Fluid Dynamics” at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala.
2.  Finite Element Methods Lecture delivered on 26th Sept., 2013 in National Seminar on "Recent Trends in Mechanical Engineering (NSRTME 2013)" held on 26-27th Sept., 2013 at Chandigarh Engineering College,  Landran, Mohali.
3.  Application of Finite Element Methods in 1D and 2D Problems Lecture delivered on 31st Nov., 2013 in  Faculty Development Program on “Finite Element Method and its Application”, Sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi, held from 31st Oct., to 13thNov., 2013 at Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana.
4.  CNC Programming Lecture delivered on 26th March, 2015 in Faculty Development Program on “Advancement in Mechanical Engineering”, Sponsored by PTU, Jalandhar, held from 23rd March to 27th March, 2015 at Bahra Group of Institutions , Patiala

 

Technical Reports/Books/Course Materials/Monographs/Books Edited:

Sr. No. Title Year Publisher
1. Advanced Strength of Materials. 2006 Department of Distance Education, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala.
2. Introduction to Finite Element Methods. 2009 Department of Distance Education, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala.
3. Editor of proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering. 2011 Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala.

Awards / Achievements:

  • Institute Gold Medallist in 3rd and 4th Year of BE.
  • THE N. K. IYENGER Memorial Prize (2008-2009)’ given by Institution of Engineers (India) for research paper published in the Journal of Institution of Engineers (Mechanical Division).
  • Faculty Coordinator of Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Formula Hybrid Team which won3rd prize in their category in ‘Formula Electric and Hybrid Event’ held at Fiat Group Automobile Safety Centre, Orbassano, Torino, Italy, Oct., 7-10, 2010.