Dr. JOSEPH DAVIDSON M

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: mjdavidson2001@yahoo.co.in

: 8332969324

Interests: Metal Forming, CAD/CAM

Specializations

Metal Forming; CAD/CAM; Statistical Modeling

 

Message

Whatever that happens in life, happens for good
The Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Wisdom

 

Subjects Currently Teaching at NIT Warangal

Finite Element Analysis for Materials Processing

Advanced CAD

 

Courses Taught at NIT Warangal

Manufacturing Technology

Metal Forming

 

Course Taught Previously

 

Subjects Currently Teaching at NIT Warangal

Finite Element Analysis for Materials Processing

Advanced CAD

 

Courses Taught (In the Past Semesters) at NIT Warangal

Manufacturing Technology

Metal Forming

Advanced Materials Processing

Publications

 For Better Updates :  http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dr_M_Joseph_Davidson

Personal Webpage:    https://sites.google.com/site/mjdavidson2001/

 

Research Publications

International Journals

 

54  D  Sarathchandra, M J Davidson, V.Gurusamy, Parameters effect on SS304 beads deposited by Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing Process, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Taylor and Francis, Accepted for Publication.

53 R Tharmaraj, M J Davidson, Effect of titanium in aluminium matrix on densification and forming limit of P/M composites during upsetting process, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering(Springer) 42, Issue 3 Pages 1-13.

52 R Seetharam, S K K Subbu, M J Davidson, Modeling flow behavior of sintered Al–4% B4C composite during high–temperature upsetting, Materials Research Express 6 (12), 1265f1

51 Venkata Ramana Allgobelli, Balasundar , M J Davidson, T. Raghu,  Constitutive Modelling of a New High-Strength Low-Alloy Steel Using Modified Zerilli–Armstrong and Arrhenius Model June 2019, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals (Springer)  72(10):2869-2876, DOI: 10.1007/s12666-019-01763-4 ,  

50 R Tharmaraj, M J Davidson , Influence of selective heating on strain-based formability and pore closure rate of sintered powder metallurgy preforms during upsetting, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Journal of Engineering Manufacture,2019 (SAGE)

49 R Tharmaraj, M J Davidson, Failure Studies of Selectively Heated Sintered P/M Al–4 wt% Ti Composite During Cold Axial Forming, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering 44 (9), 8005-8021. (Springer)

48 R Tharmaraj, M J Davidson, , SK Subbu, Effect of Selective Heating on Formability and Densification of Powder Metallurgy Preforms During Upsetting, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, (Springer) 72 (Issue 5), 1289–12

47 C HariKrishna, M J Davidson, , Damage modeling and critical damage evaluation of AA2014 cast alloy embedded with fly ash composite under upsetting, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science  (SAGE), Volume 232, Issue 21, Pages 3797-3806.

46 K Bharath, AK Khanra, M J Davidson, , Structural Properties Evaluation of Semisolid Extruded Al–Cu–Mg Powder Metallurgy Alloys, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, (Springer) 72 (4), 1063

45 K Bharath, AK Khanra, M J Davidson, , Microstructural Analysis and Simulation Studies of Semi-solid Extruded Al–Cu–Mg Powder Metallurgy Alloys, Advances in Materials and Metallurgy, 101-114

44 C HariKrishna, M J Davidson, , C Nagaraju, G Srinivasa Rao Modeling of anisotropic behavior to investigate the effect of hardness on AA2014 aluminum alloys under upsetting, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science

43 Sai Mahesh Yadav Kaku, Asit Kumar Khanra, M J Davidson, Micro-structural Analysis and Densification Behavior of Al–ZrB2 Powder Metallurgy Composite During Upsetting. Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals (Springer) 03/2018;, DOI:10.1007/s12666-018-1302-3

42 Sai Mahesh Yadav Kaku, Asit Kumar Khanra, M J Davidson, : Effect of deformation on properties of Al/Al-alloy ZrB 2 powder metallurgy composite. Journal of Alloys and Compounds (Elsevier) 03/2018; 747., DOI:10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.03.088

41 Sai Mahesh Yadav Kaku, Asit Kumar Khanra, M J Davidson, : Strain Hardening Behaviour and Its Effect on Properties of ZrB2 Reinforced Al Composite Prepared by Powder Metallurgy Technique. Springer-Verlag in Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series D, 02/2018;, DOI:10.1007/s40033-018-0155-6

40. H.K. Chirala, M J Davidson, Srinivasa Rao G, Srinivasa Raju P, Modeling of anisotropic behavior of aluminium alloys to investigate ductile fracture for the improved Formability in the Upsetting Test, Journal of Testing and Evaluation ASTM Vol. 46, No. 3, 2018,dx.doi.org/10.1520/JTE20160591.

39 R Seetharam, S K Subbu, M J Davidson, Analysis of Grain Size Evolution of Sintered Al–4wt.%B4C Preforms Subjected to Hot Compression, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13632-018-0425-6, Metallography, Microstructure and Analysis, (Springer).

38 H.K. Chirala, M. J. Davidson, Srinivasa Rao G, Srinivasa Raju P, Modeling of anisotropic behavior of aluminium alloys to investigate ductile fracture for the improved Formability in the Upsetting Test, ASTM-Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM, Vol. 46, No. 3, 2018,dx.doi.org/10.1520/JTE20160591.

37 R Seetharam, S K Subbu, M J Davidson, Microstructure modeling of sintered Al-4%B4C composite during hot upsetting, 140(2), 021003, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology (ASME).

36 Ch Hari Krishna, M J Davidson, Nagaraju, Effect of aging on hardness in the upsetting tests using experimental and finite element investigations, Proc IMechE Part C: J Mechanical Engineering Science (SAGE), September 26,2016, 1–9. Impact Factor: 1.015

35 R Seetharam, S K Subbu, M J Davidson, Hot workability and densification behavior of sintered powder metallurgy Al-B4C preforms during upsetting, Vol 28, 309-318, 2017, Journal of Manufacturing Processes (Elsevier)

34 C. Hari Krishna, M J Davidson, and B. Anil Kumar, Effect of Aging on Hardness in the Ring Compression Tests Using Experimental and Finite Element Investigations, ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM International, VOL. 45 / NO. 6 / NOVEMBER 2017, Impact Factor=0.349

33 Ch Hari, M J Davidson, Nagaraju Ch, Effect of Adhesion and Cohesion on Ductile Fracture in Cylindrical Upsetting Process, ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM International, 03/2016; 44(2). DOI:10.1520/JTE20150320, Impact Factor=0.349.

32 Ch Hari Krishna, M J Davidson, Nagaraju, Effect of Lubrication and Anisotropy on Hardness in the Upsetting Test, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, (Springer) 12/2015; 69(7). DOI:10.1007/s12666-015-0713-7. (Impact Factor: 0.615)

31 Desalegn Wogaso W, M J Davidson, Asit Kumar Khanra, Prediction of ductile fracture initiation for powder metallurgical aluminum-copper preforms using FEM, International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, 12/2015; 10(1). DOI:10.1186/s40712-015-0036-9 (Springer-ISSN: 2198-2791)

30 Ch Hari Krishna, M J Davidson, Nagaraju, Effect of lubrication on hardness in the ring compression test, Proc IMechE Part C: J Mechanical Engineering Science 0(0) 1–12 I IMech E (SAGE), 1989-1996 (Vols 203-210) 05/2015; DOI:10.1177/0954406215586590 · 0.59 Impact Factor

29 Desalegn Wogaso W, M J Davidson, Asit Kumar Khanra, "Evaluation of friction of powder metallurgical Al-4wt%Cu preforms by employing ring compression test and FEM in hot compression test,", Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 01/2016; 69(5). DOI:10.1007/s12666-015-0617-6 (Springer)

28 Ch Hari Krishna, M J Davidson, Nagaraju, Investigation of Work hardening Behavior and Failure Analysis of Billets Due to Biaxial Stresses in Simple Upsetting Process, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology(Springer), 08/2015; 79(9-12). DOI:10.1007/s00170-015-6948-y)(Impact Factor: 1.76).

27 Md Ahasan, M J Davidson, N Selvakumar, Experimental Investigations on the Densification and Deformation Behaviour of Al-TiB2 Composite Preforms, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, (Springer) 02/2016; 69(5). DOI:10.1007/s12666-015-0622-9 (Impact Factor: 0.615)

26. Md Ahasan, M J Davidson, Modelling aspects of hot densification and deformation studies on Al-TiB2 composite preforms, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, (Taylor & Francis) (06/2015; 0: 1–6, 2015(1). DOI:10.1080/10426914.2015.1019099) (Impact Factor: 1.48)

25. Saikumar Gadakary, M J Davidson, R. Veerababu, Asit Kumar Khanra, Effect of synthesis on the purity and particle size of ZrB2 powder, Journal of Mining and Metallurgy, Section B - Metallurgy. 01/2016; 52(00). DOI:10.2298/JMMB141121008G Impact Factor: 0.832.

24 Sai Gadakary, Asit Kumar Khanra, M J Davidson, Workability Behaviour on Cu-TiB2 Powder Metallurgy Preforms During Cold Upsetting, Journal of Materials and Technology, Materiali in Tehnologije 05/2016; 50 (2016)(3). DOI:10.17222/mit.2015.074, Impact Factor: 0.548.

23. Ch Shashikanth, M J Davidson, Experimental and simulation studies on the Thixo-forming of AA 2017 Alloy - Journal of Materials at High Temperature, Maney Publishers,(01/2015; 32(6). DOI:10.1179/1878641314Y.0000000043, Impact Factor: 0.837

 

22. N. Bhanodaya Kiran Babu, M J Davidson, A. Neelakanteswara Rao, Investigation on the influence of the lubrication on the formability of dissimilar tailor welded blanks,(Metals 12/2014; 68(4). DOI:10.1007/s12666-014-0482-8) Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, Springer, ( Impact Factor: 0.22)

21. N. Bhanodaya Kiran Babu, M J Davidson, A. Neelakanteswara Rao, M. Govindaraju, Formability analysis of dissimilar tailor welded blanks welded with different tool pin profiles, Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, (Elsevier), (07/2015; Volume 25(Issue 6). DOI:10.1016/S1003-6326(15)63784-0) Impact Factor=1.243

20. Desalegn Wogaso W, M J Davidson, Asit Kumar Khanra, Constitutive modeling of powder metallurgy processed Al-4%Cu preforms during compression at elevated temperature, Materials and Design, Elsevier, Volume 65, January 2015, Pages 83–93, Impact Factor=2.2

19. Ch Hari, M J Davidson, Nagaraju, Optimum Process Parameters for Enhanced Uniform Hardness Distribution and Barreling behavior in Upsetting, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, Springer, 10/2014; October 2014. DOI:10.1007/s12666-014-0447-y , Springer, ( Impact Factor: 0.22)

18. Ch Shashikanth, M J Davidson, Simulation Studies on the Deformation Behaviour of AA2017 alloy in the semi-solid state using FEA - Journal of Materials at High Temperature, Maney Publishers, Volume 31, Issue 3 (August 2014) , pp. 274-281, Impact Factor: 0.837

17. Desalegn, Wogaso W, M J Davidson, Asit Kumar Khanra, Friction factor evaluation using experimental and finite element method for Al-4%Cu preforms, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Springer, August 2014, Volume 23, Issue 8, pp 3058-3068 , Impact Factor=0.915

16. Desalegn Wogaso W, M J Davidson, Asit Kumar Khanra, Studies on the Formability of Powder Metallurgical Aluminum-Copper Composites,Materials and Design, Elsevier (Volume 59, July 2014, Pages 151–159), Impact Factor=2.2

15. Ch Hari, M J Davidson, Nagaraju Ch,Ramesh Kumar P, Effect of lubrication in Cold Upsetting Using Experimental and Finite Element Modeling, ASTM-Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM International, Volume 43, Issue 1 (January 2015) DOI: 10.1520/JTE20130218 , Impact Factor=0.349

14. G. Venkateswarlu, M. J. Davidson, G. R. N. Tagore, Application of Taguchi Method on Biaxial Stretch Forming of Friction Stir Processed Mg AZ31B Alloy, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals 2014 (67)1, 79-86- Springer, ( Impact Factor: 0.22)

13. N. Bhanodaya Kiran Babu, M. J. Davidson, A. Neelakanteswara Rao, K. Balasubramanian, M. Govindaraju, Effect of Differential Heat Treatment on the Formability of Aluminium Tailor Welded Blanks, Materials and Design (Elsevier), Volume 55, March 2014, Pages 35–42.( Impact Factor: 2.20)

12. Venkateswarlu, A K Singh, G, Davidson M. J, Tagore G. R. N, Effect of Microstructure and Texture on Forming Limits in Friction Stir Processed AZ 31B Mg Alloy, Journal of Materials Research and Technology (Elsevier),01/2014; 2(2):135-140.

11. GRN Tagore, G Venkateswarlu, M J Davidson, Formability Studies of Friction Stir Processed Mg AZ31 Alloy in Plane-Strain Stretch Forming, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 325, 16-21, 2010.

10. L Venugopal, M J Davidson, N Selvaraj, Effect of Elevated Temperatures on the Formability of AA2014 Thin Walled Tube Ends, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, (Taylor & Francis) 02/2013; 28(3). (Impact Factor: 1.48)

09. Venkateswarlu G , Devaraju D, Davidson M.J, Kotiveerachari B, Tagore G.R.N Effect of Overlapping Ratio on Mechanical Properties and Formability of Friction Stir Processed Mg AZ31B Alloy, Materials and Design (Elsevier), 03/2013; 45(2013): 480-486.( Impact Factor: 2.20)

08. Venkateswarlu. G, Davidson M. J, Tagore G. R. N, Taguchi optimization of friction stir processing parameters to achieve maximum tensile strength of Mg AZ31B alloy Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals (Elsevier), 10/2012; 65(5):491-496.( Impact Factor: 0.22)

07. G. Venkateswarlu , M.J. Davidson, G.R.N. Tagore, Modelling studies of sheet metal formability of friction stir processed Mg AZ31B alloy, Materials and Design (Elsevier), 40 (2012) 1–6.( Impact Factor: 2.20)

06. Venkateswarlu G, Davidson M.J., Tagore G. R. N., and Sammaiah P., Multi Objective Optimization of Friction Stir Processing parameters on Mg AZ31B alloy using Grey Relational Analysis,” Journal for Manufacturing Science and Production, 08/2012; 12(12):111-118.

05. M. Joseph Davidson , K. Balasubramanian, G.R.N. Tagore, Experimental investigation on flow-forming of AA6061 alloy—A Taguchi approach, Journal of Materials Processing Technology (Elsevier), 2 0 0 ( 2 0 0 8 ) 283–287.(Impact Factor: 1.78)

04. M. Joseph Davidson, K. Balasubramanian, G.R.N. Tagore, Modeling of Aging Treatment of Flow-Formed AA6061 Tube, Materials and Manufacturing Processes (Taylor & Francis), 23: 538–542, 2008. ( Impact Factor: 1.48)

03. M. Joseph Davidson, K. Balasubramanian, G.R.N. Tagore, Surface roughness prediction of flow-formed AA6061 alloy by design of experiments, Journal of Materials Processing Technology (Elsevier), 2 0 2 ( 2 0 0 8 ) 41–46. ( Impact Factor: 1.78)

02. M. Joseph Davidson, K. Balasubramanian, G.R.N. Tagore, "An experimental study on the quality of flow-formed AA6061 tubes, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, (Elsevier), 2 0 3 ( 2 0 0 8 ) 321–325. ( Impact Factor: 1.78)

01. N.Selvakumar, R.Narayanasamy, P.Radha, M. Joseph Davidson “Prediction of deformation characteristics of sintered aluminium performs using neural networks.” International Journal of Modeling and Simulation in Material Science and Engineering”, 12 (2004) 610-621.(Impact Factor: 2.30)

 

NATIONAL JOURNAL

 

1. M. J. Davidson, S.Porpandi selvi, Dr.D.G.Harris Samuel, D. Alin Jeyadarlus Sofana, A Neural Network(NN) and Response Surface Methodology(RSM) based Surface Roughness Prediction model for EDM, Manufacturing Technology Today,3-6,July 2005.

 2. N.Radhika, K.Suresh Kumar M. J. Davidson and PSS.Srinivasan Determination Of Weld Process Parameters For Precisional Welding: A Doe & FEA Approach, Manufacturing Technology Today December-2005.

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

1. M J Davidson, N Selvakumar, "Densification behavior of sintered Aluminium preforms using Taguchi Design of Experiments (DOE) Technique" ICAMAME 2012 : International Conference on Aerospace, Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering held in Madrid, Spain during March 28-29, 2012.

2. Porpandiselvi, M J Davidson, Asit Kumar Khanra, On the Selection of Induction Heating Coil Profiles using Finite Element Analysis Technique, ICECECE 2012 : International Conference on Electrical, Computer, Electronics, Communication Engineering held in Madrid, Spain during March 28-29, 2012.

3. M J Davidson, N Selvakumar, A Neural Network (NN) and Response Surface Methodology (RSM) based prediction model for sintered aluminium performs, Recent Researches in Artificial Intelligence and Database Management, WSEAS, London.

4. Venkateswarlu, G.,Davidson, M.J. ; Tagore, G.R.N., Effect of rotational speed on microstructure and mechanical properties of friction stir processed Mg AZ31B alloy, IEEE International Conference on Advances in Engineering, Science and Management (ICAESM), 2012, Pages 323 – 327.

5. Venugopal, L.; Davidson, M.J.; Selvaraj, N., Experimental investigation on the energy absorption behavior of end formed AA6061 alloy tubes, IEEE International Conference on Advances in Engineering, Science and Management (ICAESM), 2012 , Page(s): 422- 428

 

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

1. M J Davidson, Finny Charles, “Effect Of Bolt-Hole Clearance, Clamping Resistance, Strength Criterion And 3-D Stress Analysis In Composite Bolted Joint Using FEA”. Paper published in the proceedings of NCLTME,a Natinal Level Conference conducted by Dr.Mahalingam College of Engineering ,Pollachi, on April 1-2,2005

 2. N.Selvakumar, M J Davidson, P.Ganesan, Modeling and Simulation of Deformation Characteristics of sintered Aluminium performs with various lubricants using Neural Network, Paper published in the proceedings of NCDCM-2004, A National level conference conducted by Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Karnataka, on March 18-20,2004

PHDs Supervised

 

  1. Dr G Venkateswarlu, Formability Studies of Friction Stir Processed Magnesium AZ31B Alloy - PhD Awarded in December, 2012

  2. Dr L Venugopal, High Temperature Formability of Aluminium AA2014 Thin Walled Tube Ends, PhD Awarded on January, 2014.

  3. Dr Ch Hari KrishnaExperimental And Finite Element Investigations On Formability Of AA2014 Billets Under Simple Upsetting, PhD Awarded on February 13, 2015.

  4. Dr Desalegn Wogaso Wolla , Experimental And FEM Investigations on Deformation Behaviour of Aluminium-Copper Preforms During Uniaxial Upsetting, PhD Awarded on 29th October, 2015.

  5. Dr. Mohammad Ahasan, Deformation and Densification Behavior of Sintered Al-TiB2 Preforms during Upsetting, PhD Awarded on 5th December, 2015.

  6. Dr. CH. Shashikanth, Experimental and Simulation Studies on Thixo- Forming of AA 2017 Alloy, PhD Awarded on 25th August, 2016.

  7. Dr B Kiran Babu, “Formability studies on Differential Heated Tailor Welded Aluminium Blanks”, PhD Awarded on 5th May, 2017.

  8. Dr R Seetharam, Metal Flow Analysis and Microstructure Modelling of Hot Upset Al–B4C Composite, PhD Awarded on 9th November, 2018.

Workshops/Conferences

 

Organized a Self Financed 5 Days STTP on "Essential Techniques for Research Problems in  Manufacturing and Measurements (ETRPMM-2016)" from 11th  -15th  July 2016 along with Dr N Venkaiah and Dr Kanmani Subbu

Organized a Self Financed 5 Days STTP on "Essential Techniques for Research Problems in Materials and Manufacturing" from April 14-18, 2014 along with Dr A Kumar and Dr Kanmani Subbu.

Organized a Self Financed 5 Days STTP on on "Essential Techniques for Research Problems in Manufacturing and Measurements" from July 8-12, 2013 along with Dr N Venkaiah and Dr N Selvaraj.


Organized a TEQIP sponsored 3 Days workshop on "Precision Manufacturing and Measurements: Current Trends and Challenges" from May 18- 20, 2012 Dr N Venkaiah and Dr N Selvaraj.

Organized a TEQIP sponsored One Day Workshop on "Frontiers of Materials and Manufacturing Processes" on Nov 18, 2011.

Organized a MHRD Sponsored 2 weeks STTP on "Current Trends in Nano Technology" from June 30-July 12, 2008 along with Dr R N Rao and Dr Vasu.

Projects

 

Title: Modelling Studies on the Hot Deformation and Densification Behaviour of Sintered Al-TiB2 composites and its Tribological Characterisation, Sponsored by CSIR for 12.6 Lakhs

Principal Investigator.: DR M J Davidson  

Other Investigator(s): Dr N Selvaraj, Professor, MED, NIT Warangal
                                                  Dr Asit Kumar Khanra, Asst. Professor, MMED, NIT  Warangal

Project Status: Ongoing ( January 2014 to January 2016)


Title: Formability of induction heated tailor welded blanks(TWB) of precipitation hardenable aluminium alloys, Sponsored by SERC, DST for 5.7 lakhs.

Principal Investigator.: DR M J Davidson 
  
Other Investigator(s): Dr S Porpandiselvi, Asst. Professor, EED, NIT Warangal
                                  Dr Asit Kumar Khanra, Asst. Professor, MMED, NIT  Warangal

Executed from 2010 to 2013.
Project Status: Completed.

Title: End Forming of thin walled tubes by Induction Forming Process, Sponsored by DST under Young Scientist Scheme, for 13.7 lakhs.

Executed from 2010 to 2013.

Principal Investigator.: DR M J Davidson .

Other Investigator(s): NIL 

Project Status: Completed

Awards and Honors

 Received "Best Young Researcher" Award from NIT Warangal and NIT Warangal Alumni Association in the year 2014. 

Additional Responsibility