Krishnakumar R

Professor

Ph.D., IIT Madras,
M.E., IISc., Banglore,
B.E, Madras

Email: rkkumar[at]iitm.ac.in
Phone: Extn. 4661 (+91 44 2257 4661)
Page Link:http://ed.iitm.ac.in/~rkkumar/

Areas of Research

  • Non-linear and linear finite elements
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Simulation of Manufacturing Processes
  • Tyre & Vehicle Mechanics
  • Biomechanics

Courses Taught

  • Finite Element Analysis (Entire course available in the youtube)
  • Advanced Finite Element Analysis (Entire course available in the youtube)
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Design of Automotive Structure
  • Biomedical Signal and Image Processing
  • Computational Methods in Biomedical Engineering
  • Introduction to Materials Science
  • Manufacturing Science

Publications(Last 5 Years)

  • N. Balaramakrishna; R. Krishna Kumar (2009) “A Study on the effect of different tyre imperfections on steering wheel vibration” Vehicle System Dynamics: International Journal of Vehicle Mechanics and Mobility, 1744-5159, Volume 47, Issue 6, pp. 753 – 770
  • P. Maboo Subhani; R. Krishna Kumar, “A New Stored Energy Function for Rubber like Materials for low Strains” Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 1537-6532, Volume 16, Issue 5, 2009, pp. 402 – 416
  • N. Balaramakrishna; R. Krishna Kumar (2009), “A study on the estimation of SWIFT model Parameters by finite element analysis” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D, Journal of Automobile Engineering Vol. 223 pp 1283- 1300
  • C. Ravishankar; R. Krishna Kumar “ Stretchability of Prior cold Worked AISI Type 304 Stainless Steel Sheet”, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 336-349, Vol.19, 2012
  • C. Ravishankar; R. Krishna Kumar, “Finite Element Simulation of Sheet Stretched Over a Hemispherical Punch: A Parametric Study” Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Vol.19 663-675, 2012
  • S. Jaiganesh R. Krishna Kumar, “Sequential estimation strategy based on sensitivity analysis
    for vehicle handling parameter estimation”
    International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 4, 269-278, 2012
  • Arun Mangalprakash, Ramarathnam Krishna Kumar, Komarakshi R. Balakrishnan, “ Effect of Calcification on Plaque Stresses and Vulnerability”, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Vol. 20, 309-315, 2013
  • Maboo Subhani, Ramarathnam Krishna Kumar, Komarakshi R. Balakrishnan, “Normal aortic valves stay open much longer in systole than porcine substitutes” Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals 21: 275-280, 2013


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