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                                                 Name

Dr. P. DHANANCHEZHIYAN

Designation

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Area of specialization

Farm Machinery and Power

Courses Handled: 7

1. Tillage and Sowing equipments

2. Field Crop Machinery

3. Electronics and Instrumentation

4. Machine design and computer aided drawing

5. Theory of machines

6. Operation and Maintenance of Farm Equipments

7. Industry and Institutional Educational Tour

Projects undertaken

Development of power operated cassava sett cutter for Small farmers

Research

Details of schemes obtained: 2

1. Development of Machine Transplanting System Suitable for SRI Technique, funded by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi-12. Rs. 7.8 lakhs: 2009-2012.

2. Low cost portable paddy thresher- small farmers hand tool- Student Project Scheme, funded by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, Chennai. Rs. 25000: 2005-2006.

Experience in research projects

Ø  Development of Machine Transplanting System Suitable for SRI Technique to increase paddy productivity.

Ø  Irrigated Agricultural Modernization and Water bodies’ Restoration and Management project-World bank project.

Ø  Popularization of “SRI Technique”: Technology Dissemination

Ø  Development and performance evaluation of portable paddy thresher

Ø  Development of mechanised system for effective sett/ bud treatment of sugarcane

Ø  Bio-Fuels: Transesterification of Jatropha oils and Performance testing of diesel engine using bio-fuel.

Ø  Development of Tapioca sett cutter

Technology Developed

Ø  Development of SRI Transplanter

Ø  Pneumatic Seeding Machine for Spaced Mat Nursery of “SRI technique”.

Ø  Development of nursery raising technique for “SRI” machine transplanting.

Ø  Development of test rig for rip force measurement of mat nursery

Ø  Development of manually operated equipment for placing single seedling of paddy.

Ø  Portable paddy thresher mounted with Nylon Rasp bar/Iron Rasp bar Threshing cylinder

Ø  Production of Bio-Diesel from Jatropha curcas. Performance testing of diesel engine using bio-fuel.

Publications

Papers Published in National / International Journals: 11

Dhananchezhiyan, P, C. Divaker Durairaj and S. Parveen, “Development of nursery raising technique for “system of rice intensification” machine transplanting”. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 8(29), August, 2013, pp:3873-3882.

Dhananchezhiyan, P, S. Parveen, N. Karpoora Sundara Pandian and K. Rangasamy, “Development and comparative study of cast iron rasp bar and nylon rasp bar threshing cylinders for paddy threshing”. Scientific Journal Agricultural Engineering, 38, No. 4, 2013, pp: 45-54.

Dhananchezhiyan, P, S. Parveen and K. Rangasamy,” Development And Performance Evaluation of Low Cost Portable Paddy Thresher For Small Farmers”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Vol. 2 Issue 7, July, 2013, pp: 571-585.

Dhananchezhiyan, P, S. Parveen and Ravindra Naik,” Study of Mechanical Properties of Popular Paddy Varieties of Tamil Nadu Relevant to Development of Mini Paddy Thresher” Current Agriculture Research Journal, Vol. 1(1), May 27, 2013, pp: 59-64.

Dhananchezhiyan, P, S.Parveen, A.Surendrakumar and K.Rangasamy. “Performance of a Portable Power Paddy Thresher: A Comparative Study of Mechanical Vs Traditional Threshing Methods”. The Madras Agricultural Journal, 100 (4-6), June, 2013. pp: 619-622.

Dhananchezhiyan.P, S.Parveen, B. Shridar and A.Surendrakumar,      “Development of a Nylon Rasp bar Threshing Cylinder for Portable Paddy Thresher and its Performance Evaluation”. The Madras Agricultural Journal, 100 (4-6), June, 2013, pp: 623-626.

Karpoora Sundara Pandian, N., P.Dhananchezhiyan and S.Parveen, “Physical and Engineering Properties of Tamarind Fruit”.      International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology, Vol. 2, Issue.11, November, 2013, pp: 1083-1087.

Parveen, S, R. Kailappan and P.Dhananchezhiyan, “Studies on shrinkage of turmeric rhizomes during drying” International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences, Vol.2, Issue 2, Apr-Jun 2013, pp:27-31.

Parveen. S., P. Dhananchezhiyan, V. Thirupathi and P.Suganya, “Investigation of effect of spray drying on the quality characteristics of probiotic apple juice powder”. Madras Agricultural Journal       100(4-6), June, 2013, pp: 637-642.

Karpoora Sundara Pandian, N., T. Pandiarajan, P. Dhananchezhiyan, “Some Physical and Engineering Properties of Tamarind (Tamarindus indica L. Urigam Cv) Seeds”. Environment & Ecology, 32 (1), Jan-March, 2014, pp: 117-120.

Parveen. S., V. Thirupathi, P. Dhananchezhiyan and P.Suganya. “Screening of Fruit Juice as Probiotic Carrier Food”. Madras Agricultural Journal, 100(4-6), June, 2013, pp: 632-636.

ii. Papers Published in Conferences: 9

Dhananchezhiyan, P., “Low cost portable paddy thresher-Small farmer’s handy tool”. Students Project scheme seminar cum exhibition, TNSCST, Chennai and National Engineering College, Kovilpatty, India, 12 Aug 2006, pp: 23-24.

Dhananchezhiyan, P., C.Diwaker Durairaj, S.Parveen and K.Rangasamy, “Development and performance evaluation SRI Transplanter” Agricultural Engineering, 21st National scientific Tamil conference, Coimbatore, India, 9-10 Feb 2013 pp.521-526.

Dhananchezhiyan, P., K.Rangasamy, S.Parveen and A.Surendara Kumar, “Development and performance evaluation of portable paddy thresher” Agricultural Engineering, 21st National scientific Tamil conference, Coimbatore, India, 9-10 Feb 2013, pp.81-88.

Dhananchezhiyan, P., B.J.Pandian, “System of Rice Intensification technique cultivation practices-Analysis” Agriculture sciences, 21st National scientific Tamil conference, Coimbatore, India, 9-10 Feb 2013, pp.186-191.

Rangasamy. K, P. Dhananchezhiyan, M. Balasubramanian, “Analysis of tractor reliability” Agricultural Engineering, 21st National scientific Tamil conference, Coimbatore, India, 9-10 Feb 2013, pp.41-44.

Harikrishnan R, K. Alagusundaram, R. Ravichandran, and P.Dhananchezhiyan, “Value addition of mango fruit through osmotic dehydration” 19th National Seminar on Role of Information Technology in Hi-Tech Agricultural & Horticulture, India, 27-28 January 2006, pp.214-218.

Harikrishnan R, K. Alagusundaram, R.Ravichandran, and P.Dhananchezhiyan. “Value addition of Guava fruit through osmotic dehydration” 19th National Seminar on Role of Information Technology in Hi-Tech Agricultural & Horticulture, India, 27-28 January 2006, pp.219-224.

Parveen. S., P. Dhananchezhiyan, V. Thirupathi, T.Arulselvan, “Production of probiotic apple juice powder” Food, 21st National scientific Tamil conference, Coimbatore, India, 9-10 Feb 2013, pp.517-520.

Dhananchezhiyan, P., 2015. “Development and performance evaluation of Nylon rasp bar threshing cylinder for paddy seeds” Agricultural Engineering in Valuable Tamil, 1st conference on ““Tamil with Agriculture, Veterinary and Fisheries Science” Chennai, India, 13-14 June 2015, pp.114-118.

 

iii. Technical Books: 4

  “System of Rice Intensification and Farm Implements (Tamil)”, K.        Rangasamy, P.Dhananchezhiyan, J. Johngunasekar, S.             Rathikannu, M.V. Rangasamy, Sri. Garuda Graphics, 79A. D.B             Road, R.S Puram, Coimbatore-2, 2009, ISBN No.:978-81-907870-6-2.

“A text book on Farm Structures, Machineries and Post Harvest Processing (for Diploma in Agriculture Students)” N. Karpoora Sundara Pandian, P.Dhananchezhiyan and S.Parveen, Skroll Edp, 11/12, Thadagam road, Edayarpalayam, Coimbatore - 25, 2013, ISBN No.: 978-81-9267-832-0.

“A text book on Food Science and Preservation (for Diploma in Agriculture Students)”, N. Karpoora Sundara Pandian, P.Dhananchezhiyan and S.Parveen, Skroll Edp, 11/12, Thadagam road, Edayarpalayam, Coimbatore -25, 2013, ISBN No.:978-81-9267-833-7.

“Agricultural engineering Databook 2014”, Ravindra Naik, SJK Annamalai, MB Tamhankar, PC Bargale, Pitam Chandra, P.Dhananchezhiyan. 2014. Technical Bulletin No CIAE/2014/175. Published by Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal. 

i. Popular Articles: 5

Dhananchezhiyan, P., K.Rangasamy, S.Sriramajeyam., 2009. Portable paddy thresher: Small farmer’s handy tool. Invention Intelligence. May-June 2009. Page 37-38.

Dhananchezhiyan, P., S.Rathikannu, A.Surendarkumar,. 2010. Importance of Weeder in System of Rice Intensification. Valarum Velanmai, Page 30-33.

Dhananchezhiyan, P., S.Rathikannu, A.Surendarkumar,. 2010. Mechanization in Paddy cultivation. Valarum Velanmai, Page 63-39.

Dhananchezhiyan, P., S.Rathikannu, A.Surendarkumar,. 2011. Farm machineries for increasing paddy productivity. Daily Thandhi News paper, Coimbatore, 25-08-2011, Page 17. 

Dhananchezhiyan, P., S.Rathikannu, A.Surendarkumar,. 2011. Farm machineries for rice mechanization. Theekkathir News paper, Coimbatore, 25-08-2011. 

ii. Book Chapters: 14

iii. Booklet: 2

Awards and Honors: 5

Name of the Award

Details of contribution related to the Award

Awarded by

Year

Type (National/ International)

IEI Young Engineers award

For recognition of contribution in the field of Agricultural Engineering

Institution of Engineers (India)

2016

National

Best paper award

Oral presentation on  “Development and Performance Evaluation SRI Transplanter”.

21st National Scientific Tamil Conference organized by CIAE (ICAR), Regional centre, Coimbatore.

2013

National

Best Book Award 

 

Book entitled "System of Rice Intensification and Farm Implements"

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.

2009

National

CSIR-SRF Award

Ph.D Research on “Development of Machine Transplanting System Suitable for System Rice Intensification Technique”.

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi-12

2009

National

First Prize for Project Model Presentation

M.Tech research on “Small Farmers handy tool-Portable paddy thresher”.

Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, Chennai-25.

2006

National