E-Foundry Cell, Changa, Gujarat

The E-Foundry Cell in CHARUSAT, Changa near Anand in Gujarat state was established in July 2013 after a teacher training conducted in collaboration with IIT Bombay. The Cell is equipped with computers for training students and video conference facility for interacting with other institutes.
Student projects:

  • Correlation of casting solidification and heat treatment
    with microstructure for prediction of mechanical properties, Parth Goyani, 2013.
  • Computer aided design and analysis of Valve body casting feeding system for eliminating defects, Manthan Mendapara, 2013.
  • Feeding system design analysis using online simulation program available at E-Foundry web portal, Harshil Bhatt, 2013.


Dr. Mayur Sutaria
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department
Charotar University of Science and Technology (CHARUSAT)
Changa, Anand-388421, Gujarat
E-Mail: mayursutaria@gmail.com

Research Projects:
  • Analysis and Quantification of Influence of Feed-aids on Casting Quality, Under preparation, to be submitted at DST.
Recent Publications:

  • "Computation of Casting Solidification Feed-paths using Gradient Vector Method with Various Boundary Conditions". International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology; May, 2012; under review.
  • "Computation of feed-paths for casting solidification using level-set-method". Journal of Material Processing Technology; January 2013; vol 212, page 1236-1249.
  • "Casting Simulation Case Study: Disc (Al alloy- Die Casting)". Indian Foundry Journal; June 2011; vol 57, issue 6, page 41.

Important Visitors:

  • Prof. Amjad Masood, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
  • Dr. S. Y. Gabhe, Bharti Vidhyapeeth University, Pune, Maharashtra