Dr. Jaswinder Singh Saini

Designation:

Associate Professor

Specialization:

Polymer Nano composites and Finite Element Methods

Email:

jsaini@thapar.edu

Biography

Dr. J. S. Saini is working with Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala since 2003. He has completed his PhD degree in Design and analysis from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology in 2012. Dr. Saini has also completed his PDF in 3D metal printing from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. His research interests include design, analysis, polymer nanomaterials and 3D printing.

Education

  • PDF in Additive Manufacturing from Trinity College, The University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Ph.D. in Design and analysis from Thapar Institute of Engg. & Tech., Patiala, Punjab, India
  • M. E. in CAD/CAM & Robotics from Thapar Institute of Engg. & Tech., Patiala, Punjab, India
  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Guru Nanak Dev Engg. College, Bd, India

Experience: Total Teaching Experience 16 years

  • July, 2017 till date, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engg. And Tech., Patiala, Punjab.
  • January, 2006 to July, 2017, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engg. And Tech., Patiala, Punjab.
  • February, 2003 to January, 2006, Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engg. And Tech., Patiala, Punjab.

Teaching Interests:

  • Computer Aided Design
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • Finite Element Methods
  • Machine Design

Research Interest:

  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Polymer nanocomposites
  • Polymer and metal 3D printing

Publications:

Journals

  1. Chandan Singh, J. S. Saini, 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. J. S. Saini, 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. J. S. Saini, 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. J. S. Saini, 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. J. S. Saini, 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. J. S. Saini, 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, J. S. Saini, 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, J. S. Saini, 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, 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, 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, Vol. 65 (6), November, 2015, pp. 489-499.
  12. Chandan Singh, J. S. Saini, 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), 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), Vol. 26 (8), August, 2016, pp. 2003-2018.
  17. 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), Vol 51 (19), August, 2017, pp. 2689-2706.
  18. Kulwinder Singh, J. S. Saini, H. Bhunia, Effect of Metallic Inserts on the Strength of Pin Joints Prepared from Glass Fiber Reinforced Composites, Defence Science Journal, Vol. 67 (5), September, 2017, pp. 592-600.
  19. 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, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, Vol 231, Issue 8 (Sage Publication), December, 2017, pp. 641-656.
  20. 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, Vol. 52 (5) (Sage Publication), March, 2018, pp. 629-644.
  21. Kulwinder Singh Chani, J. S. Saini, H. Bhunia, Effect of Nanoclay and Bolt Preloads on the Strength of Bolted Joints in Glass Epoxy Nanocomposites, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Vol 40, Issue 4 (Springer Publication), April, 2018, 184 (1-19).
  22. Sachin Kalsi, Daljeet Singh, J. S. Saini, Optimization of Compressor Mounting Bracket of a Passenger Car, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Series C; (Springer Publication) (Accepted).
  23. Alok Negi, Gagandeep Bhardwaj, J. S. Saini, Neeraj Groover, Crack Growth Analysis of CNT Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposite using XFEM, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science (Sage Publication) (Accepted).
  24. Kulwinder Singh, J. S. Saini, H. Bhunia, Jaspreet Singh, Investigations to Increase the Failure Load for Joints in Glass Epoxy Composites, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science (Sage Publication) (Accepted).
  25. Kulwinder Singh, J. S. Saini, H. Bhunia, Accelerated Weathering of Bolted Joints Prepared from Woven Glass Fiber Reinforced Nanocomposites, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications (Sage Publication) (Accepted).
  26. Jaspreet Singh, Kulwinder Singh, J. S. Saini, Investigations on Efficiency and Stiffness of the Single Lap Bolted Joints in Glass Epoxy Composites, Defence Science Journal (Accepted)

Research Projects

  • Development of algorithms and software packages for 2D and 3D contour plotting using non-linear interpolation, given by UGC, Dr. Chandan Singh (PI), Dr. J. S. Saini (Co-PI) , 4.12 Lacs (Approx.), 2005-2009.
  • Utilization of Cupola slag as partial replacement of coarse aggregate in concrete mix DST/ Punjab State Council for Science & Technology, Chandigarh, Dr. Maneek Kumar (PI), Dr. J. S. Saini (Co-PI), 1.4 Lacs, 2017-2018
  • Development of electron beam cured carbon fiber/epoxy laminate filled with carbon nano tubes for mechanical joints, given by DAE-BRNS, Dr. J. S. Saini (PI), Dr. H. Bhunia (Co-PI), 29.11 Lacs, 2017-2020.

PhD Thesis Guidance

  • Mr. Manjeet Singh, Study of Nanocomposite Laminates and Failure Analysis of Pin Joints (Completed).
  • Mr. Kulwinder Singh, Hygrothermal effects on Strength of Mechanical Joints prepared from Glass Epoxy Composite Laminates (Thesis Submitted).
  • Mr. Mohit Kumar, Course work over. Research proposal submitted (Ongoing).
  • Mr. Shubham, Course work over. Research proposal to be submitted (Ongoing).

ME Thesis Guidance

  • Completed: 41; Ongoing: 02.

Achievement, Awards and Recognitions

  • 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 University Formula Hybrid Team which won 3rd prize in their category in ‘Formula Electric and Hybrid Event’ held at Fiat Group Automobile Safety Centre, Orbassano, Torino, Italy, Oct., 7-10, 2010.

Message to Students & Community

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