A.K. Babu, completed his masters degree in AutomobileEngineering from Madras Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), Anna University. Hehas more than 16 years of experience in teaching, research and also hasindustrial experiences. He has served in countries like Malaysia, Ethiopia andEritrea for more than 5 years. He is actively engaged in research on"Transit drying of food" at Anna University. He is currently serving asan Assistant Professor (Selection Grade) in the Department of AutomobileEngineering, SRM Easwari Engineering College, Chennai. A. K. Babu has publishedconsiderable number of research papers in International/National Journals andConferences. His research paper published in SAE Journal of Fuels andLubricants awarded as one the most outstanding papers in the year 2003. He hasauthored two books – Automobile Engineering and Automotive Electrical andElectronics.