Projects & Publications

Sponsored Research Projects

1. Title: Effect of Perforation and Corrugation on the Nonlinear Flexural and Vibration Behaviour of Heated Layered/Graded Composite Panels under Various Loading/Support Conditions.

Agency: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST, Govt. of India,

Duration: 2017-2020 Role: Principal Investigator, Status: Completed.

2. Title: Experimental Investigation on the Micro-EDM Characteristics of Aluminium based Composites.

Agency: Collaborative Research Scheme, NPIU, TEQIP-III, Govt. of India.

Duration: 2019-2021. Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Status: Completed.


Publications

Total: 68, h-index: 23, Total citations: 1300+

  • Journal Articles: 30(SCI/SCIE), 02 (ESCI)

  • Conference Proceedings: 12 (Scopus/CPCI)

  • Conferences: 21 International + 05 National

  • Book Chapters: 10 (In Elsevier/Springer)

  • Book (As Editor): 01* (CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group)

*To be published in Mid 2022

Web of Science Researcher ID: G-7962-2015

Scopus Author ID: 56078326500

Google Scholar ID: 2Or-7FAAAAAJ

Publons: 2397220

Vidwan ID: 92811

Most Cited (Top 25) Articles in International Journals

Steel and Composite Structures

Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials

Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures

Advances in Materials Research

International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics


Published Articles in Reputed Journals (SCI/SCIE): 30

Number of Articles as Main/Corresponding Author: 18

Number of Articles with Single Co-author: 12

  1. Karakoti A, Pandey S, Kar V R (2022), Nonlinear Transient Analysis of Porous P-FGM and S-FGM Sandwich Plates and Shell Panels under Blast Loading and Thermal Environment, Thin-Walled Structures 173, 108985. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2022.108985

  2. Karakoti A, Pandey S, Kar V R (2021), Effect of Porosity and Skew Edges on Transient Response of Functionally Graded Sandwich Plates, The Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design (In press). https://doi.org/10.1177/03093247211062694

  3. Karakoti A, Pandey S, Kar V R (2021), Dynamic Responses Analysis of P and S-FGM Sandwich Cylindrical Shell Panels Using a New Layewise Method, Structural Engineering and Mechanics 80(4):417-432. https://doi.org/10.12989/sem.2021.80.4.417

  4. Chaudhary S K, Kar V R, Shukla K K (2021), Flexural Behaviour of Perforated Functionally Graded Composite Panels under Complex Loading Conditions: A Higher-Order Finite Element Approach, Journal of Aerospace Engineering-ASCE, 34 (6),04021081. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0001334

  5. Joshi K K, Kar V R (2021), "Effect of material heterogeneity on the deformation behaviour of multidirectional (1D/2D/3D) functionally graded composite panels", Engineering Computations, 38(8):3325-3350. https://doi.org/10.1108/EC-06-2020-0301

  6. Soni S K, Thomas B, Kar V R (2020) A Comprehensive Review on CNTs and CNT-Reinforced Composites: Syntheses, Characteristics and Applications, Materials Today Communications. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2020.101546

  7. Pankaj S, Kar V R, Sudhagar P E (2020), On the numerical modelling and analysis of multi-directional functionally graded composite structures: A review, Composite Structures, 236, 111837. (ISSN: 0263-8223). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.111837

  8. Karakoti A, Kar V R (2019), Deformation characteristics of sinusoidally-corrugated composite panel- A higher-order finite element approach, Composite Structures, 216:151–158. (ISSN: 0263-8223). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.02.097

  9. Chandra Mouli B, Ramji K, Kar V R, Panda S K, Anil K, and Pandey H K (2018), Numerical study of temperature dependent eigenfrequency responses of tilted functionally graded shallow shell structures, Structural Engineering and Mechanics 68(5):527-536. (ISSN: 1225-4568) http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/sem.2018.68.5.527.

  10. Kar V R, Panda S K (2017) Large-amplitude vibration of functionally graded doubly-curved panels under heat conduction, AIAA Journal 55(12): 4376-4386. (ISSN: 0001-1452) https://doi.org/10.2514/1.J055878

  11. Kar V R, T.R. Mahapatra, Panda S K (2017) Effect of different temperature load on thermal postbuckling behaviour of functionally graded shallow curved shell panels, Composite Structures 160:1236–1247. (ISSN: 0263-8223). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.10.125

  12. Mahapatra T R, Kar V R, Panda S K, Mehar K (2017) Nonlinear thermoelastic deflection of temperature dependent FGM curved shallow shell under nonlinear thermal loading, Journal of Thermal Stresses, 40(9):1184–1199. (ISSN: 0149-5739). https://doi.org/10.1080/01495739.2017.1302788

  13. Kar V R, Panda S K (2017) Post-buckling behaviour of shear deformable functionally graded spherical shell panel under uniform and non-uniform thermal environment, Journal of Thermal Stresses, 40(1): 25–39. (ISSN: 0149-5739). https://doi.org/10.1080/01495739.2016.1207118

  14. Kar V R, Panda S K (2016) Post-buckling behaviour of shear deformable functionally graded curved shell panel under edge compression, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 115:318-324. (ISSN: 0020-7403). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2016.07.014.

  15. Kar V R, Panda S K (2016) Nonlinear thermomechanical behavior of functionally graded material cylindrical/hyperbolic/elliptical shell panel with temperature-dependent and temperature-independent properties, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology-Transactions of the ASME 138(6), 061206. (ISSN: 0094-9930). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4033701.

  16. Kar V R, Panda S K (2016) Geometrical nonlinear free vibration analysis of FGM spherical panel under nonlinear thermal loading with TD and TID properties. Journal of Thermal Stresses, 39(8): 942-959. (ISSN: 0149-5739). https://doi.org/10.1080/01495739.2016.1188623

  17. Kar V R, Panda S K (2016) Nonlinear free vibration of functionally graded doubly curved shear deformable panels using finite element method, Journal of Vibration and Control, 22(7):1935-1949. (ISSN: 1077-5463) https://doi.org/10.1177/1077546314545102

  18. Kar V R, Panda S K (2016) Nonlinear thermomechanical deformation behaviour of P-FGM spherical shallow shell panel, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, 29:173-183. (ISSN: 1000-9361) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cja.2015.12.007.

  19. Mahapatra T R, Kar V R, Panda S K (2016) Large amplitude free vibration analysis of laminated composite spherical panel under hygrothermal environment, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 16(3):1450105. (ISSN: 0219-4554) https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219455414501053

  20. Mahapatra T R, Kar V R, Panda S K (2016) Large amplitude bending behaviour of laminated composite curved panels, Engineering Computations, 33(1):116 -138. (ISSN: 0264-4401) https://doi.org/10.1108/EC-05-2014-011

  21. Mehar K, Panda S K, Dehengia A, Kar V R (2016) Vibration analysis of functionally graded carbon nanotube reinforced composite plate in thermal environment. Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, 18(2):2151-2173. (ISSN:1099-6362) https://doi.org/10.1177/1099636215613324.

  22. Mahapatra T R, Kar V R, Panda S K (2016) Nonlinear flexural analysis of laminated composite spherical shells under hygro-thermo-mechanical loading-a micromechanical approach. International Journal of Computational Method 13(3), 1650015. (ISSN: 0219-8762) https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219876216500158

  23. Mahapatra T R, Panda S K, Kar V R (2016) Geometrically nonlinear flexural analysis of hygro-thermo-elastic laminated composite doubly curved shell panel. International Journal of Mechanics & Materials in Design, 12(2):153–171. (ISSN: 1569-1713). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10999-015-9299-9

  24. Mahapatra T R, Panda S K, Kar V R (2016) Nonlinear hygro-thermo-elastic vibration analysis of doubly curved composite shell panel using finite element micromechanical model, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 23(11):1343-1359. (ISSN: 1537-6494). https://doi.org/10.1080/15376494.2015.1085606

  25. Kar V R, Panda S K (2015) Thermoelastic analysis of functionally graded doubly curved shell panels using nonlinear finite element method, Composite Structures, 129: 202-212. (ISSN: 0263-8223) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2015.04.006

  26. Kar V R, Panda S K (2015) Large deformation bending analysis of functionally graded spherical shell using FEM, Structural Engineering and Mechanics 53(4):661-679. (ISSN: 1225-4568) http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/sem.2015.53.4.661

  27. Kar V R, Panda S K (2015) Nonlinear flexural vibration of shear deformable functionally graded spherical shell panel, Steel and Composite Structures, 18(3):693-709. (ISSN:1229-9367) https://doi.org/10.12989/scs.2015.18.3.693

  28. Kar V R, Panda S K (2015) Free vibration responses of temperature dependent functionally graded doubly curved panels under thermal environment, Latin American Journal of Solids & Structures, 12(11): 2006-2024. (ISSN: 1679-7825) http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1679-78251691

  29. Kar V R, Mahapatra T R, Panda S K (2015) Nonlinear flexural analysis of laminated composite flat panel under hygro-thermo-mechanical loading, Steel and Composite Structures, 19(4):1011-1033. (ISSN: 1229-9367) http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/scs.2015.19.4.1011

  30. Mahapatra T R, Kar V R, Panda S K (2015) Nonlinear free vibration analysis of laminated composite doubly curved shell panel in hygrothermal environment, Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, 17(5):511-545. (ISSN:1099-6362) https://doi.org/10.1177/1099636215577363.


Articles/Conference Proceedings in ESCI/CPCI/Scopus Indexed Journals: 18


  1. Jena S, Karakoti A, Kar V R, Jayakrishna K, Sultan M T H (2021) Deformation characteristics of functionally graded bio-composite plate using higher-order shear deformation kinematics, Journal of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering, 21 (3): 593-598. 10.3233/JCM-200044

  2. Karakoti A, Pandey S, Kar V R (2021) Blast analysis of functionally graded sandwich plates Materials Today: Proceedings, In-Press, ISSN 2214-7853 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.02.561

  3. Karakoti A, Pandey S, Kar V R (2021), Transient analyses of FGM sandwich cylindrical shell panels under air-blast load, AIP Conference Proceedings 2341:020014. . https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0050139

  4. Rathore S, Kar V R, Sanjay, Mishra S (2021), Thermodynamic Analysis of Aeroderivative Gas Turbine Engine Featuring Ceramic Matrix Composite Rotating Blades, SAE Technical Paper 2021-01-0033. https://doi.org/10.4271/2021-01-0033

  5. Chaudhary S K, Kar V R, Shukla K K (2021) Free vibration behavior of laminated composite panel with center circular cutout, AIP Conference Proceedings 2341:020050. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0050232

  6. Kar V R, B. Chandra Mouli, Kumar S (2021), Eigenfrequencies of functionally graded (Ti-6Al–4V/Si3N4) conical panel under thermal environment, AIP Conference Proceedings 2341, 020049 https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0050386

  7. Karakoti A, Pandey S, Kar V R (2021) Nonlinear transient analysis of porous functionally graded material plates under blast loading, Materials Today: Proceedings, ISSN 2214-7853 (In Press) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.03.051.

  8. Karakoti A, Pandey S, Kar V R (2020) Free Vibration Response of P-FGM and S-FGM sandwich shell panels: A comparison, Materials Today: Proceedings, 28 (3):1701-1705, ISSN 2214-7853 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.05.131

  9. Karakoti A, Pandey S, Kar V R (2020) Bending Analysis of Sandwich Shell Panels with Exponentially Graded Core, Materials Today: Proceedings, 28(3): 1706-1708, ISSN 2214-7853 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.05.132

  10. Joshi K K, Kar V R (2020) Bending analysis of bi-dimensional functionally graded plate using FEA Materials Today: Proceedings, 26 (2):1766-1770, ISSN: 2214-7853. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.02.371

  11. Karakoti A, Jena S, Kar V R, Jayakrishna K, (2020) Free vibration behavior of corrugated functionally graded composite panel, Materials Today: Proceedings, 22(4) 2957-2963, ISSN 2214-7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.03.430

  12. Kar V R, T.R. Mahapatra, Panda S K (2016) Thermal buckling of shear deformable functionally graded singly/doubly curved shell panel with TD and TID properties. Advances in Materials Research 5(4): 205-221. (ISSN: 2234-0912). https://doi.org/10.12989/amr.2016.5.4.205

  13. Panda, S.K., Mahapatra, T.R., Kar, V.R. (2017) Nonlinear Finite Element Solution of Post-buckling Responses of FGM Panel Structure under Elevated Thermal Load and TD and TID Properties, MATEC Web of Conferences, 109, 05005. https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201710905005

  14. Mouli, B.C., Kar, V.R., Ramji, K., Rajesh, M. (2018) Free vibration of functionally graded conical shell Materials Today: Proceedings, 5 (6), pp. 14302-14308. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2018.03.012.

  15. Kar, V.R., Panda, S.K. (2015) Effect of temperature on stability behaviour of functionally graded spherical panel IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 75 (1), 012014. https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/75/1/012014

  16. Mandhatha P. S., Reddy K. V. L. S. S., Tripathy P., Kar V R. (2018) Effect of Perforation on the Bending Behavior of Temperature-Dependent Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composite Plate, Advanced Science Letters 24, 5919–5922. https://doi.org/10.1166/asl.2018.12220

  17. Krishnan S. Y., Caitanya A. K., Tripathy P., Kar V. R. (2018) Free Vibration Behavior of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composite Conical Shell Panel under Thermal Environment. Advanced Science Letters 24, 5915–5918. https://doi.org/10.1166/asl.2018.12220

  18. Kar, V.R., Panda, S.K (2013). Free vibration responses of functionally graded spherical shell panels using finite element method, ASME 2013 Gas Turbine India Conference, GTINDIA 2013. https://doi.org/10.1115/GTINDIA2013-3693


Book Chapters: 10 (Elsevier/Springer)

1. Kar V. R., Karakoti A., Jena S., Tripathy P, Jayakrishna K., Rajesh M, Reddy D. M. and Sultan M.T.H., Modeling and Analysis of Functionally Graded Biocomposite Plate Structure using Higher-Order Kinematics, Structural Health Monitoring System for Synthetic, Hybrid and Natural Fiber Composites, Composites Science and Technology (Springer), In Press.

2. Sai I, Reddy D M, Jayakrishna K, Rajesh M, Kar V R, Damage Characterization of Composite Stiffened Panel Subjected to Low Velocity Impact, Structural Health Monitoring System for Synthetic, Hybrid and Natural Fiber Composites, Composites Science and Technology (Springer), In Press.

3. Rajesh M, Jayakrishna K, Reddy D M, Mugesh K, Kar V R, Experimental Characterization for Natural Fiber and Hybrid Composites, Structural Health Monitoring System for Synthetic, Hybrid and Natural Fiber Composites, Composites Science and Technology (Springer), In Press.

4. Jayakrishna K, Soundhar A, Rajesh M, Reddy D. M., Kar V R, Natural fiber composite for structural applications, Structural Health Monitoring System for Synthetic, Hybrid and Natural Fiber Composites, Composites Science and Technology (Springer), In Press.

5. Jayakrishna K, Kar V R, Sultan M. T. H., Rajesh M., Material Selection for Aerospace Components, Sustainable Composites for Aerospace Applications, 1st Edition, Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Technology 2018 (Elsevier), pp. 1-18. ISBN 978-0-08-102131-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102131-6.00001-3

6. Kar V R, Panda S K, Tripathy P, Jayakrishna K, Rajesh M, Karakoti A, Manikandan M, Deformation characteristics of functionally graded composite panels using finite element approximation, Modelling of Damage Processes of Bio Composites, Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites. 1st Edition, Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Technology 2019 (Elsevier), pp. 212-229 ISBN: 978-0-08-102289-4. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102289-4.00012-6

7. Karakoti A, Tripathy P, Kar V R, Jayakrishna K, Rajesh M., Manikanadan M, Finite Element Modelling of Natural Fibre Based Hybrid Composites, Modelling of Damage Processes of Bio Composites, Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites, 1st Edition, Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Technology 2019 (Elsevier), pp. 1-18 ISBN: 978-0-08-102289-4. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102289-4.00001-1

8. Verma R., Shukla A., Jayakrishna K., Kar V. R., Rajesh M., Thirumalini S., Manikandan M., Structural heath monitoring in aerospace composites, Structural Health Monitoring of Biocomposites, Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites.​ 1st Edition, Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Technology 2019 (Elsevier), pp. 33-52 ISBN: 978-0-08-102291-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102291-7.00003-4

9. Shukla A., Verma R., Jayakrishna K., Kar V. R., Rajesh M., Thirumalini S., Manikandan M., Recent advances and trends in Structural health monitoring, Structural Health Monitoring of Biocomposites, Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites, ​ 1st Edition, Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Technology 2019 (Elsevier), pp. 53-76 ISBN: 978-0-08-102291-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102291-7.00004-6

10. Chhugani T., Routray R., Rajesh M., Manikandan M., Rajapandi R., Kar V.R., Jayakrishna K., Maintenance and monitoring of composites, Structural Health Monitoring of Biocomposites, Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites. 1st Edition, Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Technology 2019 (Elsevier) pp.129-151. ISBN: 978-0-08-102291-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102291-7.00008-3