Dr. Pratik Shah

Designation : Head and Assistant Professor
Experience : 21 Year 2 Month

Email Id : head.mech@svitvasad.ac.in
Contact No :02692-274540

Profile

Dr. Pratik Shah is presently Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has over 21 years of teaching experience, over 6 years of research experience and 2 years of industrial experience. He has done Master in CAD/CAM from Gujarat University and Ph.D. from CHARUSAT. He has published around 25 research papers in various National/International Journals and Conference proceedings. He is also a reviewer in journals of international repute. He is actively guiding PG projects and has 4 research scholars pursuing Ph.D. under his guidance. He is regularly invited to deliver expert talks at various universities. Mr. Shah is a member of various professional bodies like ISTE, IIW. His areas of interests are manufacturing, welding, and finite element analysis.

Current Activities:

Teaching at UG (Mechanical Engineering) PG (CAD/CAM. Working as Doctoral Progress Review committee member for Ph.D. students at various universities. Guiding Masters Dissertations (CAD/CAM) and 4 Ph.D. scholars.

Specialization Areas:

Manufacturing, Welding Technology, Computer Aided Design, Finite Element Analysis

Subject Taught (UG):

Manufacturing Processes, Computer Aided Design, Welding Processes, Computer Aided Manufacturing

Subject Taught (PG):

Computer Aided Design, Finite Element Analysis

Qualifications:

Qualification Specialization University Passing year Class
Ph. D. Mechanical Engineering CHARUSAT, Changa 2018 -
ME CAD/CAM Gujarat University 2010 Distinction
BE Production S.P. University 1997 First Class

My Experience

  • 01-10-1999 - Till Date
  • Assistant Professor
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad
  • 07-03-1998 - 30-09-1999
  • Planning Engineer
  • GMM Pfaudler Limited, Karamsad

Publication

International Journal :

    • Shah P H, Badheka V J., "Friction stir welding of aluminium alloys: An overview of experimental findings–Process, variables, development and applications", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications. 2019;233(6):1191-226.
    • Shah P H, Badheka V J., "Effect of Various Welding Parameters on Corrosion Behavior of Friction-Stir-Welded AA 7075-T651 Alloys", Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis. 2018;7(3):308-20.
    • Solanki R S, Shah P H., "Experimental investigation of helical coil tube in tube heat exchanger using CuO/water nanofluid". International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews. 2018;5(4):382-7.
    • Shah P H, Badheka V J., "An experimental investigation of temperature distribution and joint properties of Al 7075 T651 friction stir welded aluminium alloys", Procedia Technology. 2016;23:543 – 50.

National Journal :

    • Shah P H, Badheka V J., "An Experimental Insight on the Selection of the Tool Tilt Angle for Friction Stir Welding of 7075-T651 Aluminium Alloys", Indian Journal of Science and Technology. 2016;9:1-11.

International Conferences :

    • Solanki R S, Shah P H., "Heat transfer improvement of tube in tube heat exchanger - A review",  4th International Conference on Innovations in Automation and Mechatronics Engineering 2018.
    • Vanzara D J, Shah P H., "Weight optimization of Lifting beam for EOT crane using Finite Element Analysis",  International Conference, ICETME- 2013, 2013.
    • Shah P H, Chaudhary V P., "Use of adaptive h-refinement convergence for stress analysis and weight optimisation for bracket used for installation of non clog submersible pump, International conference on current trends in technology, Nirma University, 2010
    • Patel A D, Shah P H, “A review of fatigue life assessment methods for load-carrying cruciform welded joints”, International conference on research and innovations in science, engineering and technology, ICRIST – 2020, 2020.

National Conferences :

    • Dadi L J, Shah P H., "Submerged Arc Welding (SAW) for Different Weld Metals with Addition of Additives in Flux : A Review".  Parul University Conference on Engineering and Technology : Smart Engineering 2018.
    • Patel D P, Shah P H., "Advances in Electro Discharge Machining to improve the performance of process - A Review",  National Conference On Recent trends in Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Architecture and Science 2017.
    • Patel P A, Shah P H., "A review of rotary electrical discharge machining",  7th National Conference on Emerging Vistas of Technology in 21st Century, 2016.
    • Shukla B R, Shah P H., "Comparison of different airfoils of wind turbine using computational fluid dynamics at different angle of attack", 4th National Conference, RAM-2014, 2014.
    • Shukla B, SHah P. A review paper on performance evaluation of wind turbine rotor for different airfoils using computational fluid dynamics.  National Conference, ITMAE -2014, 2014.
    • Gandhi S R, Shah P H., "Evaluation of joint efficiency of friction stir welded 8011 aluminium alloy under varying process parameters", 4th National Conference, RAM-2014, 2014.
    • Gandhi S R, Shah P H., "Performance evaluation of various parameters on transient temperature distribution in friction stir welding of Al 8011 alloy – a review", National Conference, ITMAE -2014, 2014.
    • Bhaduwala S D, Shah P H., "Study the effect of various process parameters in electro discharge machining on material removal rate for different heat treatments on HSS M2 grade tool steel", 4th National Conference, RAM-2014, 2014.
    • Bhaduwala S D, Shah P H., "Effect of various parameters on material removal rate and surface finish of different heat treated HSS M2 grade tool steels in electro discharge machining – a review", National Conference, ITMAE -2014, 2014.
    • Bhaduwala S D, Shah P H., "Study the effect of various process parameters in electro discharge machining on material removal rate for different heat treatments on HSS M2 grade tool steel, 4th National Conference on RAM-2014, 2014.
    • Bewada B G, Shah P H., "Analysis of the effect of angle of twist on the bi-metal blade of a metal cutting bandsaw", National Conference on AMPD - 2010, 2010.
    • Shah P H, Chaudhary V P., " Stress Analysis of CR 210 Bracket Used for Installation of Non Clog Submersible Pump”, National Conference on AMPD - 2010, 2010.
    • Bewada B G, Shah P H., "Digital Prototyping of Double Column metal cutting Bandsaw : The real gain of Virtual Visualisation",  National Conference on ETME -2009, 2009.
    • Bewada B G, Shah P H., "Redesign of the Spring Tension Assembly and the Top Arm Assembly of a 200 mm horizontal metal cutting band saw : A Case Study of Design for Manufacture and Assembly",  National Conference on ETME - 2007, 2007.
    • Shah P H, Bewada B G., "Development of CAD model & Mfg. Data for semi open type impeller of submersible pump – A Case Study of Reverse Engineering",  National Conference on RDME - 2006, 2006.

Academic Activities

STTP/Training Attended :

    • Two  Weeks STTP on “Oil Hydraulics and Pneumatics for Industrial Automation” from 26th May to 6th June 2003, organized by GCET, V. V. Nagar, Sponsored by AICTE –ISTE
    • Two  Weeks STTP on “STTP  “RDM – CAD/CAM/RP/RT/RE/CE” from 27th   December  2003 to 6th  January 2004, organized by BHU, Varanasi, Sponsored by AICTE –ISTE.
    • One Week STTP on “Concurrent Engineering – A modern approach for product development” from 27th to 31st December 2004, organized by SRKR ENGG. College Bhimavaram, Sponsored by ISTE
    • One Week STTP on “Advances in Manufacturing” from 28th December 2009 to 1st January 2010, organized by SVNIT Surat, Sponsored by ISTE
    • One Week STTP on “Finite Element Analysis” from 9th to 13th  May  2010, organized by SVNIT  Surat, Sponsored by ASME
    • One Week Training programme  on “ANSYS 14.0” from 10th to 14th  December  2012, organized by ANSYS Pune , Sponsored by SVIT Vasad
    • One Day Training on “National Welding Meet” on 31st August 2013, organized by IIW Vadodara , Sponsored by SVIT Vasad
    • One Week STTP on “Manufacturing Process Modeling and Simulation” from 6th to 10th  January 2014, organized by BVM college, V.V. Nagar, Sponsored by TEQIP
    • Three Day STTP on “Friction Stir Welding and Processing" from 26th to 28th June 2015, organized by IIT Gandhinagar
    • One Week STTP on “Design of Experiments” from 30th  May  to 4th  June 2016, organized by BVM college, V.V. Nagar, Sponsored by TEQIP
    • One Week STTP on “Applications of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Dynamics (CFD) using ANSYS” from 13th  to 17th  June 2020, organized by  Government College of Engineering, Karad, Sponsored by TEQIP
    • One Week STTP on “Design & Analysis of ATV using ANSYS Software” organized by ARAI Pune and ANSYS Ltd.
    • One Week FDP on “Outcome Based Education” from 10th  to 16th  September 2020, organized by  DPU Pune

STTP/FDP Organized :

    • One Week STTP on “Autodesk Educational Solution Set” from 3rd to 8th July 2008
    • STTP on “Finite Element Analysis with ANSYS 12.1” from 19th to 22nd February 2011 
    • STTP on “Product Design and Development using Creo 1.0” from 3rd to 5th October 2011

Workshops Organized :

    • Two Day Workshop on “Structural Analysis Using ANSYS Workbench 14.0” from 12th to 13th May 2015
    • One Week Workshop on “Interactive Learning Course 2012” from 25th to 30th August  2012 organized by SVIT Vasad, sponsored by CARIMO Cell, IIT Bombay