National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Faculty

Name : Punit Kumar
Designation : Professor
Qualification : PhD (IIT Roorkee,2005); Master of Engineering (University of Roorkee,1999); Bachelor of Engineering (MNREC Allahabad, 1996),
Current Address :

CT-302, NIT Campus Kurukshetra-136119

Phone 1 (office) :
Phone 2 (office) :
Email : punkum2002@yahoo.co.in / punitkumar@nitkkr.ac.in

Area Of Interest :

Tribology

Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication

Magnetic Bearings

Rheology of Lubricants

Materials Engineering

Mathematical Modelling and Simulation

Experience :

  • Teaching : 18
  • R & D Organization / Industry : 01

Other :

 Research Publications  (Total -68)  

List of Papers Published in International Journals

  1. Punit Kumar, S. C. Jain and S. Ray, 2001, “Study of Surface Roughness Effects in Pure Rolling EHL Line Contacts Using a Deterministic Model,” Tribology International, Elsevier Sc. Ltd. (UK), 34, pp. 713-722.
  2. Punit Kumar, S. C. Jain and S. Ray, 2002, “Thermal EHL of Rough Rolling/Sliding Line Contacts Using a Mixture of Two Fluids at Dynamic Loads,” ASME Trans. Journal of Tribology, vol. 124, pp. 709-715.
  3. Punit Kumar and P. K. Saini, 2007, “Transient EHL Analysis of Involute Spur Gear Using Couple Stress Fluid,” Proc. IMechE (UK) – Journal of Engineering Tribology, vol. 221, pp.743-754
  4. P. K. Saini, Punit Kumar and Puneet Tandon, 2007, “Thermal EHL Characteristics of Couple Stress Fluids in Rolling/Sliding Line Contacts,” Proc. IMechE (UK)–Journal of Engineering Tribology, vol. 221, pp. 141-153
  5. P. K. Saini, Punit Kumar and Puneet Tandon, 2007, “Design and Analysis of Radially Tapered Disk Springs with Parabolically Varying Thickness,” Proc. IMechE (UK) – Journal of Mechanical Engineering Sciences, vol. 221, pp.151-158
  6. Punit Kumar, S. C. Jain and S. Ray, 2008, “Thermal EHL of Rolling/Sliding Line Contacts with Power law Fluids as Polymeric Fluid Additives,” Proc IMechE Journal of Engineering Tribology, Vol. 222, pp.  35-49
  7. Punit Kumar, S. C. Jain and S. Ray, 2008 “Influence of Polymeric Fluid Additives in EHL Rolling/Sliding Line Contacts,” Tribology International, Elsevier Sc. Ltd. (UK), Vol. 41/6, pp. 482-492
  8. Punit Kumar, S. C. Jain and S. Ray, 2008, “Effect of Transverse Surface Roughness and Additives in TEHD Contacts,” Tribology International, Elsevier Sc. Ltd. (UK), Vol. 41/6, pp. 502-514
  9. Punit Kumar and M. M. Khonsari, 2008, “Combined  Effects of Shear Thinning and  Viscous Heating on EHL Characteristics of Rolling/Sliding Line Contact,” ASME Trans. Journal of Tribology, Vol 130, pp. 041505-1-13.
  10. Punit Kumar and M. M. Khonsari, 2008, “EHL Circular Contact Film Thickness Correction Factor for Shear Thinning Fluids,” ASME Trans. Journal of Tribology, Vol 130 pp. 041506-1-7.
  11. Punit Kumar and M. M. Khonsari, 2008, “Starvation effect on Traction in Thermo-EHL Line Contacts with Shear-Thinning Lubricants”, Tribology Letters, Springer, vol 32, pp. 171-177.
  12. I. Kudish, Punit Kumar, M. M. Khonsari and S. Bair, 2008, “Scale Effects in Generalized Newtonian Elastohydrodynamic Films” ASME Trans. Journal of Tribology, Vol 130, pp. 041504-1-8.
  13. P. K. Saini, Punit Kumar and Puneet Tandon, 2008, “Surface Roughness Effects in EHL Line Contacts Using Couple Stress Fluid,” Proc. IMechE (UK) – Journal of Engineering Tribology, Vol. 222, pp. 151-155.
  14. Ivan Krupka, Scott Bair, Punit Kumar, M. M. Khonsari and Martin Hartl, 2009, “An Experimental Validation of the Recently Discovered Scale effect in Generalized Newtonian EHL”, Tribology Letters, Springer, vol 33, pp. 127-133.
  15. Punit Kumar, M. M. Khonsari and Scott. Bair, 2009, “Full EHL Simulations Using the Actual Ree-Eyring Model for Shear Thinning Lubricants,” ASME Trans. Journal of Tribology, vol 131, pp. 011802-1-6.
  16. Punit Kumar and M. M. Khonsari, 2009, “Traction in EHL Line Contacts Using Free Volume Pressure-Viscosity Relationship With Thermal and Shear-Thinning Effects,” ASME Trans. Journal of Tribology Vol 131, pp. 011503-1-8.
  17. Punit Kumar and M. M. Khonsari, 2009, “On the Role of Lubricant Rheology and Piezo-viscous Properties in Line and Point Contact EHL,” Tribology International, Elsevier Sc. Ltd. (UK), vol. 42, pp. 1522-1530.
  18. Ivan Krupka, Punit Kumar, Scott Bair, M. M. Khonsari and Martin Hartl, 2010, “The Effect of Load (Pressure) For Quantitative EHL Film Thickness”, Tribology Letters, Springer, vol 37, pp. 613-622.
  19. Punit Kumar, Scott Bair, Ivan Krupka and Martin Hartl, 2010, “Newtonian Quantitative Elastohydrodynamic Film Thickness with Linear Piezoviscosity”, Tribology International, Elsevier Sc. Ltd. (UK), vol. 43, pp. 2159-2165.
  20. Punit Kumar, M. M. Khonsari and S. Bair, 2010, “Anharmonic Variations in EHL Film Thickness Resulting from Harmonically Varying Entrainment Velocity,” Proc IMechE Journal of Engineering Tribology, Vol. 224, pp.  239-247
  21. Punit Kumar, P. Anuradha and M. M. Khonsari, 2010, “Some Important Aspects of Thermal Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication,” Proc IMechE Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol. 224, pp. . 2588-2597.
  22. Dimple Juneja, Atul Sharma, Punit Kumar, S.S. Iyengar, A.K Sharma, 2010, “A Novel and Efficient Algorithm for Deploying Mobile Sensors in Subsurface”, Computer and Information Science, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp.94-105
  23. P. Anuradha and Punit Kumar, 2011, “EHL Line Contact Central and Minimum Film Tickness Equations for Lubricants with Linear PIezoviscous Behaviour,” Tribology International, Elsevier Sc. Ltd. (UK), vol. 44, pp. 1257-1260.
  24. P. Katyal and Punit Kumar, 2011, “Central Film Thickness Formula for Shear Thinning Lubricants in EHL Point Contacts under Pure Rolling,” Tribology International, Elsevier Sc. Ltd. (UK), vol. 48, pp. 113-121.
  25. Ivan Krupka, Scott Bair, Punit Kumar, Petr Svoboda and Martin Hartl, 2011, “Mechanical Degradation of the Liquid in an Operating EHL Contact”, Tribology Letters, Springer, vol 41, pp. 191-197.
  26. P. Anuradha and Punit Kumar, 2011, “New Film Thickness Formula for Shear Thinning Fluids in Thin Film EHL Line Contacts,” Proc. IMechE (UK)–Journal of Engineering Tribology, vol. 225, pp. 173-179.
  27. P. Anuradha and Punit Kumar, 2012, “Effect of Lubricant Selection on EHL Performance of Involute Spur Gears,” Tribology International, Elsevier Sc. Ltd. (UK), vol. 50, pp. 82-90.
  28. P. Anuradha and Punit Kumar, 2013, “New Minimum Film Thickness Formula for EHL Rolling/Sliding Line Contacts Considering Shear Thinning Behavior”, IMechE Journal of Engineering Tribology, Vol. 227, pp.  187-198.
  29. Kunal Sharma and Punit Kumar, 2013, "Propagation Of Plane Waves And Fundamental Solution In Thermoviscoelastic Medium With Voids," Journal of Thermal Stresses, vol. 36,  pp. 94-111.
  30. Punit Kumar and P. Anuradha, 2014, “Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Model With Limiting Shear Stress Behavior Considering Realistic Shear-thinning and Piezo-Viscous Response,” ASME Trans. Journal of Tribology, Vol 136, pp. 021503-1-8.
  31. P. Katyal and Punit Kumar, 2014, “On the role of second Newtonian viscosity in EHL point contacts using double Newtonian shear-thinning model,” Tribology International, Elsevier Sc. Ltd. (UK), vol. 71, pp. 140-148.
  32. Puneet Katyal and Punit Kumar, 2014, “New central film thickness equation for shear-thinning lubricants in EHL rolling/sliding point contact condition,” ASME Trans. Journal of Tribology, Vol 136, pp. 041504/1-9,
  33. Punit Kumar and Tapash Jyoti Kalita, 2015, “Transient EHL Film Thickness During Normal Approach Considering Shear-thinning and Linear Piezo-viscous Oils,” ASME Trans. Journal of Tribology, Vol 137, pp. 021504/1-7,
  34. S. Bair, P. Vergne, P. Kumar, G. Poll, I. Krupka, M. Hartl, 2015, "Comment on “History, Origins and Prediction of Elastohydrodynamic Friction” by Spikes and Jie", Tribology Letters, vol. 58, pp. 1-8.
  35. N. Garg, L. Gandhi, A. Kumar, P. Kumar, P. K. Saini, 2016, "Measurement uncertainty in airborne sound insulation and single-number quantities using sound pressure and sound intensity approaches," Noise Control Engr. J. vol. 64 (2), pp. 153-169.
  36. Niraj Kumar and Punit Kumar, 2016, "Influence of Machining Parameters on Surface Roughness and Dry Friction", Engineering Solid Mechanics, Growing Science, vol.  4, pp. 109-116.
  37. Niraj Kumar and Punit Kumar, 2016, "New Equations for Enhanced Film Thickness in Line Contacts Under Pressurized Ambient Conditions", Proc. IMechE (UK) – Journal of Engineering Tribology. Published online on Sept 6,2016.
  38. V. Agarwala, R. C. Agarwala and P. Kumar, 2000, “Effect of thermomechanical treatment on recrystallization of boron doped nickel aluminide,” Intermetallics, Elsevier Sc. Ltd., 8, pp. 85-87.

 

 

Complete List of Papers Published in Indian Journals

  1. Punit Kumar, S. C. Jain and S. Ray, 2008, “Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Analysis of Rolling/Sliding Line Contacts Using Mixed Rheological Model”, MR International Journal of Engineering and Technology
  2. Rajesh Kumar, Punit Kumar and Munish Gupta, 2010, “Starvation Effects in Elasto-Hydrodynamically Lubricated Line Contacts”, International Journal of Advancements in Technology, vol. 1, No.1, pp. 73-84.

Complete List of Papers in International Conferences

  1. P. K. Saini and Punit Kumar, 2008, “A Surface Pitting Life Model for EHL Contacts Lubricated using a Mixture of Newtonian and Power Law Fluids,” Proc. 13th Nordic Symposium on Tribology (NORDTRIB 2008)  organized by Tampere University of Technology Tampere, Finland from June 10-13, 2008.
  2. Punit Kumar and P. Anuradha, 2011, “Effect of Second Newtonian Viscosity on EHL Film Thickness Using Double Newtonian Shear-Thinning Model,” Proc. International Conference on Aerospace, Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering, Paris, Aug. 24-26, 2011.
  3. Punit Kumar and Niraj Kumar, 2014, “Surface Roughness Effects in Pure Sliding EHL Line Contacts With Carreau-type Shear-Thinning Lubricants,” International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics–2014 held in Toronto, Canada from June 16–17, 2014.
  4. Punit Kumar and Niraj Kumar, 2016, “Traction Behavior of Linear Piezo-viscous Lubricants in Rough Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Contacts” International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Structural Flexibilitys–2016 held in Singapore from July 4–5, 2016.

Complete List of Papers in Conferences held in India (National)

  1. Mohit Kumar, P. Kumar, “On the Role of Electrorheological Fluids in EHL  Line Contacts During Film Collapse Due To Sudden Halt”, International conference on Advances in Dynamics, Vibration and Control(ICADVC 2016), NIT Durgapur, West Bengal,25-27 Feburary,2016.   
  2. Mohit Kumar, P. Kumar, “Performance analysis of Electrorheological fluids as EHL lubricants under repeated impact loading”, National conference on Advances in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, NIT Jalandhar, Punjab, 22-23 April, 2016.
  3. Mohit Kumar, P. Kumar, “Film Thickness Variation in Electrorheological Fluids as EHL Lubricants due to Repeated Impact Loading”, 6th National Conference on Recent Advances in Manufacturing(RAM -2016), NIT Surat, Gujarat, 12-14 May, 2016.
  4. Sahil Sharma and Punit Kumar, Surface Roughness Effects in Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication of Line Contacts with Smart Lubricants”, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on advances in dynamics, vibration and control (ICADVC-2016),Volume 1, Page 365-371, February 25-27, 2016, NIT Durgapur, West Bengal, India.
  5. Sahil Sharma and Punit Kumar, “Effect of Surface Roughness Wavelength on Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication of Line Contacts with Smart Lubricants”, Proceedings of the 6th National Conference on Recent Advances in Manufacturing (RAM-2016),Volume 6, Page 471-476, May 12-14, 2016, S.V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujrat, India.
  6. L.Gandhi, P.Kumar, P.K. Saini, Application of Artificial Neural Networks in predicting sound insulation of sandwich partition panels, Proceeding of National Conference on “Statistics and Analytical Methods in Production and Industrial Engineering.”, March 11-12,2016 held at PEC Chandigarh.
  7. L.Gandhi, P.Kumar, P.K. Saini, Modelling of Artificial Neural Networks to get sound insulation of gypsum board panels, Proceedings of National Conference on “Advances in Chemical and Environmental Engineering.”, April 22-23,2016 held at NIT Jalandhar.
  8. Arif, P. Kumar, P. K. Saini, “Development of an Environment Impact Assessment model for Road Traffic Noise Predictions”, Proceeding of National Conference on Advances in Chemical and Environmental Engineering., April 22-23, 2016 held at NIT Jalandhar.
  9. Arif, P. Kumar, P. K. Saini, “Review of Environmental Impact Assessment Models for Road Traffic Noise,” Proceedings of National Conference on Advances in Chemical and Environmental Engineering., April 22-23, 2016 held at NIT Jalandhar.
  10. Rajbeer Singh Anand and Punit Kumar, “Transient Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Analysis with time varying Entrainment Velocity using Magnetorheological Fluids”, National Conference on Mathematical Analysis and Computation (NCMAC - 2015) MNIT Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 20-21 Feb, 2015.
  11. Manish Kaushik, Punit Kumar, “On the Role of Smart Lubricants in EHD Lubrication of Rollers under Heavy Loads”, National Conference on Mathematical Analysis and Computation (NCMAC - 2015) MNIT Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 20-21 Feb, 2015.
  12. Rajbeer Singh Anand and Punit Kumar, “Effect of Starvation on Elastohydrodynamically Lubricated Contacts using Magnetorheological Fluids”, 5th National Conference on “Recent Advances in Manufacturing (RAM 2015)” NIT Surat, Gujarat, India, 15-17 May, 2015.
  13. Manish Kaushik, Punit Kumar, “EHL Performance Analysis and comparison of Smart fluids & Newtonian fluids under Dynamic Loading”, 5th National Conference on “Recent Advances in Manufacturing (RAM 2015)” NIT Surat, Gujarat, India, 15-17 May, 2015.
  14. Tapash Jyoti Kalita and Punit Kumar, 2014, “Effect of Load Variation on Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Film Collapse”, Proc. International Mechanical Engineering Congress (IMEC-2014), NIT Tiruchirappalli , June 13-15.
  15. Nitesh Talekar and Punit Kumar, 2014, “Effect of Rolling Velocity and Maximum Hertzian Pressure on Fluid Film in Steady State EHL Line Contact with Rough Surface and Linear Piezoviscosity”, Proc. International Mechanical Engineering Congress (IMEC-2014), NIT Tiruchirappalli , June 13-15.
  16. Nitesh Talekar and Punit Kumar, 2014, “Steady State EHL Line Contact Analysis with Surface Roughness and Linear Piezo-viscosity”, Proc. International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (ICAMME-2014), 27-29 March, 2014, NIT Suratkal.
  17. Punit Kumar, S. C. Jain and S. Ray, 2002 “Modelling of the Effects of Polymer Additives in Rolling/Sliding EHL Line Contacts,” Proc. of International Conference on Industrial Tribology-2002, INDIA.
  18. P. Anuradha and Punit Kumar, 2010, “Comparison of Piezo-Viscous Relationships in EHL Line Contacts with Shear Thinning Lubricants,” Proc International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, NIT Surat
  19. P. Anuradha and Punit Kumar, 2011, “Effect of Rheology on the Performance of EHL Lubricants in Gears,”  Proc. First National Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (NCAME-2011), May 2011, UIET, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
  20. V. Agarwala, R. C. Agarwala, L. M. Garg and P. Kumar, 1998, “Effect of Heat Treatment on the Mechanical Properties of Stainless Steel Wires Reinforced Aluminium Base Alloy,” Proc. of International Conference on Aluminium-98, INDIA.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Chapters in “Encyclopedia of Tribology” Published by Springer

  1. Lubrication Regimes – Line Contacts
  2. Lubrication Regimes – Point Contacts
  3. EHL Film Thickness Formulas – Line Contacts
  4. EHL Film Thickness Formulas – Point Contacts

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