Successful completion of work will never be one man’s task. It requires hard work in rightdirection. There are many who have helped to make my experience as a student a rewarding one.In particular, I express my gratitude and deep regards to my thesis guide
Prof. N. Kavi
first for his valuable guidance, constant encouragement and kind co-operation throughout periodof work which has been instrumental in the success of thesis.I also express my sincere gratitude to
Prof. R. K. Sahoo
, Head of the Department,Mechanical Engineering, for providing valuable departmental facilities.Last but not the least; I wish to express my sincere thanks to all those who directly orindirectly helped me at various stages of this work.
B B V L Deepak