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P Venkitanarayanan

Ph.D (University of Rhode Island)

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Research Interest



  • Ph.D from University of Rhode Island, (1999)
    Thesis Title:Pending
    Thesis Supervisor:Pending
  • M.Tech: Mechancial Engineering, IIT Madras (1988)
  • B.Tech: Mechancial Engineering, University of Kerala (1986)




  • Bankar, UH, Parameswaran V, Fracture of Edge Cracked Layered Plates Subjected to In-plane
    Bending, EXPERIMETAL MECHANICS, DOI 10.1007/s11340-012-9649-6, JUL, 2012
  • Parameswaran V, Shukla D, Evaluation of elastic modulus of epoxy reinforced with 200 nm thick
    alumina platelets through finite element analysis, MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
    A527, 3792-3799, MAY 2010
  • Kommana R, Parameswaran V, Experimental and numerical investigation of a cracked transversely
    graded plate subjected to in plane bending, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOLIDS AND
    STRUCTURES, 46 (11-12), 2420-2428, JAN 2009
  • Wadgaonkar SC, Parameswaran V, Structure of near tip stress field and variation of stress intensity
    factor for a crack in a transversely graded material, JOURNAL OF APPLIED MECHANICS, 76
    (1): 011014, JAN 2009
  • Indigenously developed capability for studying the high strain rate response of a wide variety of
    materials ranging from high strength armor ceramics to soft tissues.



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