Handbook of Research on Green Engineering Techniques for Modern Manufacturing

Handbook of Research on Green Engineering Techniques for Modern Manufacturing

M. Uthayakumar (Kalasalingam University, India), S. Aravind Raj (Vellore Institute of Technology, India), Tae Jo Ko (Yeungnam University, South Korea), S. Thirumalai Kumaran (Kalasalingam University, India) and J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Release Date: November, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 403
ISBN13: 9781522554455|ISBN10: 1522554459|EISBN13: 9781522554462|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5445-5


Green manufacturing has developed into an essential aspect of contemporary manufacturing practices, calling for environmentally friendly and sustainable techniques. Implementing successful green manufacturing processes not only improves business efficiency and competitiveness but also reduces harmful production in the environment.

The Handbook of Research on Green Engineering Techniques for Modern Manufacturing provides emerging perspectives on the theoretical and practical aspects of green industrial concepts, such as green supply chain management and reverse logistics, for the sustainable utilization of resources and applications within manufacturing and engineering. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as additive manufacturing, integrated manufacturing systems, and machine materials, this publication is ideally designed for engineers, environmental professionals, researchers, academicians, managers, policymakers, and graduate-level students seeking current research on recent and sustainable practices in manufacturing processes.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Biomechanics
  • Green Technology
  • Industrial Waste
  • Integrated Manufacturing System
  • Kinematic Modelling
  • Machine Materials
  • Recommender System
  • Remanufacturing
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Sustainability

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

M. Uthayakumar has obtained Master of Engineering in Production Engineering from Thiagarajar College of Engineering (Autonomous), Madurai, India. He did his research on bimetallic piston machining studies in the Department of Production Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli and received Ph.D from Anna University Chennai. He was awarded as young scientist by Tamil Nadu state council for Science and Technology and undergone the post doctoral fellowship on Tribology in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. He has published currently 100 papers in the referred international journal. He has visited Cracow University of Technology Poland and Yeungnam University, Korea as visiting professor. He organized the second international conference on Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (INCAMA 2013) successfully and produced special issues in reputed journals. Currently he is working as Director (International relations) of Kalasalingam University, India.
S. Aravind Raj is currently working as an Assistant professor - Senior in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India. He received his doctorate degree in Industrial Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli in 2014. His research area is focused on Agile manufacturing process and their applications in manufacturing industries. Recent work focuses on Industrial and Safety Engineering projects. He has published 16 International journals papers in leading SCI/ SCOPUS Indexed journals and 31 papers in International conferences; he is co-author for 3 book chapters. He is a reviewer of reputed international journals. He has received several awards including Doctoral Scholarship and Best Paper Award.
Tae Jo Ko is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Yeungnam University, Korea. He received his bachelor and master’s degrees from the Pusan National University, Korea. He got Ph.D in mechanical engineering from POSTECH, S. Korea. He has worked for Doosan Infracore Co. Ltd. (formerly Daewoo) from 1985 to 1995. Also, he was responsible for the Gyoungbuk Hybrid Technology Institute that is regional research innovation center and initiated the idea for hybrid manufacturing. He was dean of School of Mechanical Engineering in Yeungnam University until 2016. His research interests include machine tools, metal cuttings as well as non-traditional machining. Recently, he launched the research of surface texturing using metal cutting and grinding. Also he is very much interested in CFRP machining, especially in drilling.
S. Thirumalai Kumaran is currently working as an Associate Professor in the School of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, Kalasalingam academy of Research and Education (KARE). After completing Ph.D., he worked as an Assistant Professor at School of Mechanical Engineering, Yeungnam University, South Korea for a period of one year. Currently at KARE, he is one among the Research Head in the “Centre for Advanced Machining”. Dr. S. Thirumalai Kumaran has successfully completed a research project received from the Department of Atomic Energy-Board of Studies in Nuclear Science (DAE-BRNS) worth Rs.20,56,500/-. Currently, he has one on-going project from CVRDE, Chennai. He has published more than 40 publications as the main author and co-author in SCI indexed International Journals (as of 2018). Additionally, he has published more than 30 conference papers in different countries including India, Japan and South Korea. He is acting as reviewer for several International Journals.
J. Paulo Davim (https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5659-3111) received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1997, M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (materials and manufacturing processes) in 1991, Mechanical Engineering degree (5 years) in 1986, from the University of Porto (FEUP), the Aggregate title (Full Habilitation) from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and the D.Sc. from London Metropolitan University in 2013. He is Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers with an MBA and Specialist title in Engineering and Industrial Management. He is also Eur Ing by FEANI-Brussels and Fellow (FIET) by IET-London. Currently, he is Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Materials, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. He also has an interest in Management, Engineering Education and Higher Education for Sustainability. He has guided large numbers of postdoc, Ph.D. and master’s students, as well as has coordinated and participated in several financed research projects. He has received several scientific awards. He has worked as evaluator of projects for ERC-European Research Council and other international research agencies as well as examiner of Ph.D. thesis for many universities in different countries. He is the Editor in Chief of several international journals, Guest Editor of journals, books Editor, book Series Editor and Scientific Advisor for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an Editorial Board member of 30 international journals and acts as reviewer for more than 100 prestigious Web of Science journals. In addition, he has also published as editor (and co-editor) more than 120 books and as author (and co-author) more than 10 books, 80 book chapters and 400 articles in journals and conferences (more than 250 articles in journals indexed in Web of Science core collection/h-index 52+/9000+ citations, SCOPUS/h-index 57+/11000+ citations, Google Scholar/h-index 73+/17000+).