Lalit Thakur

Designation:    Assistant Professor
Department:    Mechanical Engg
Qualification:    M.Tech. & Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, IIT Roorkee
Address:    
Email:    lalitthakur@nitkkr.ac.in
Phone No:    +91-7206459682
Area of Interest:    

Experimental Tribology, Mechanical, Biomechanical & Tribological Testings, Nano-Materials Development, Composite Materials, Thermal Spray Coatings, Weld Claddings, Friction Stir Welding & Processing, Powder Metallurgy, Ultrasonic Stir Casting, Ferro-Magnetic Nano-Lubricants for Tribological Applications.

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ykeRs38AAAAJ&hl=en

https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=54399292400

Professor In-charge: Strength of Materials (SOM), Tribology (TRIBO) and Metrology (Siemens Centre) Labs.

Research & Consultancy: Contact me for any type of consultancy & project work related to Metrology/Inspection, Mechanical, Biomechanical, and Tribological Testings.

ORCID id : https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4983-8253

 

Experience : Above 10 Years

Institution Nature of Work Year
Raunaq Automotive Components

Limited, Gazraula (U.P.)

Graduate Engineer

Trainee

2007-08
College of Engineering Roorkee,

Roorkee, Uttarakhand

Assistant Professor (Teaching and Research) 2010
N.I.T. Kurukshetra, Kurukshetra,

Haryana

Assistant Professor (Teaching and Research) 2013-till date

Others:   

ResearchGate profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lalit_Thakur6

Google Scholar citations: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ykeRs38AAAAJ&hl=en

Membership of Professional Societies

  • Member of The Institution of Engineers India (IEI).
  • Member of American Society of Metals (ASM
  • Member of Thermal Spray Society (TSS).
  • Life-member of Indian Structural Integrity Society (INSIS).

Reviewer of Reputed Journals

  • Surface and Coatings Technology (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Materials Engineering & Performance (JMEP) Springer
  • International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials (Springer)
  • JOM (Springer)
  • Ceramics International (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Thermal Spray Technology (Springer)
  • Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis (ASM, Springer)
  • Progress in Natural Science: Materials International (Elsevier)
  • Tribology in Industry
  • Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties (IOP Science)

Positions of Administrative Responsibility held in the Institute

  • Warden of Hostel No. 01, NIT Kurukshetra : ACY 2022-till date
  • Former Warden of Hostel No. 10, NIT Kurukshetra : ACY 2015-16 (Both Semester)
  • Former Warden of Hostel No. 09, NIT Kurukshetra : ACY 2016-17 (Both Semester)
  • Former Warden of Hostel No. 01, NIT Kurukshetra : ACY 2017-18 (Odd Semester)

Positions of Academic Responsibility held in the Department/Institute

  • Professor in-charge of SOM Lab : 23/03/2022- till date
  • Professor in-charge of Tribology Lab : October 2017- till date
  • Professor in-charge of Metrology Lab : Siemens Centre of Excellence (July 2022- till date)
  • Professor in-charge of Metrology Lab (Mechanical Engineering Dept.) : 03/04/2014-23/03/2022
  • Member of Departmental Purchase Committee : 09/03/2015 to 22/01/2019
  • Member of committee for NBA Accreditations.
  • Member of committee for DVC and EPR committee.
  • Member, Board of Studies (BOS) of Mechanical Engg. Dept., NIT Kurukshetra w.e.f. 15.01.2020.
  • Member, Board of Studies (BOS) of School of Materials Science & Engineering., NIT Kurukshetra.

Short Term Course/Workshops Organized

  • Organized a One Week workshop on “Industry-oriented 3D Modelling using SOLIDWORKS“ at NIT Kurukshetra during 21st-25th September 2017.
  • Organized a One Week Short Term Course on “Advances in Manufacturing AIM-2016” at NIT Kurukshetra during 17th-22nd October 2016.

Short Term Course/Workshops Attended

Attended a One Week Online Short Term Course on ” Research and Development in Composite Materials (RDCM-2020) ” organized by JC Bose University, YMCA, during 27th-31st July 2020.
Attended a One Week Online Short Term Course on “Tribology for Sustainable Development” organized by SMVDU (J&K) during 20th-24th July 2020.
Attended a One Week Online Short Term Course on “Advances in Materials Manufacturing Processes and Properties (AMMPP2020)” organized by MNIT Jaipur during 6th-10th July 2020.
Attended a 3-days workshop series on “Fatigue & Fracture Testing of Metals and Advanced Composites Technology” at MS Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences Bangalore, during 6th-8th October 2017.
Attended a One Week Short Term Course on “Manufacturing of Advanced Materials MAM-2016” at VNIT Nagpur during 27th June-01st July 2016.
Attended a One Week Short Term Course on “Advance Manufacturing” at NIT Hamirpur during 6th-10th July 2015.
Attended a Two Day Course on “Thermal Spray Technology” at ARCI Hyderabad during 22nd-23rd November 2014.

Conferences Organized

Organized a 2-days “National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering- NCRAME-2017” as Secretary, during 2-3rd June 2017 at NIT Kurukshetra.
Organized a 5-days “2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Engineering, Science & Technology: NFEST-2019” as Secretary, during 18th-22nd Feb 2019 at NIT Kurukshetra.

Special Lectures Delivered in Workshops/Short Term Courses

Delivered a special lecture on “Friction Stir Processed Wear Resistant Magnesium Matrix Surface Composites” in One Weel STC on “Advances in Machining Processes AIMP-2018” at NIT Kurukshetra during 26th-31st March 2018.
Delivered a special lecture on “Thermal Spraying” in Two Days Workshop on “Research Methodology and Manuscript Writing” in One Week STC on “Advances in Manufacturing AIM-2016” at NIT Kurukshetra during 17th-22nd October 2016.
Delivered a special lecture on “Processing, Characterization And Tribological Study of Friction Stir Processed AZ91-D Magnesium Alloy” in One Week STC on “Advances in Manufacturing AIM-2016” at NIT Kurukshetra during 17th-22nd October 2016.
Delivered a special lecture on “How to Write a Good Manuscript” in Two Days Workshop on “Research Methodology and Manuscript Writing” at NIT Kurukshetra during 09th-10th April 2016.

 

M.Tech. Disserted and Ph.D. Thesis Supervised (Completed/In-Progress)

M.Tech Dissertation

  1. “An Experimental Investigation of Mechanical and Tribological Behaviour of Powder Metallurgy-Based Wear Resistant High entropy Alloy”, Mr. Abhishek Samania, Machine Design, Roll No. 32116215, Batch 2021-23 (Completed).
  2. “A STUDY OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND TRIBOLOGICAL BEHAVIOUR OF POWDER METALLURGY COBALT-BASED HIGH ENTROPY ALLOY FOR BIO-IMPLANTS”, Mr. Avesh Baghel, Production & Industrial, Roll No. 32116108 (Completed).
  3. “DEVELOPMENT OF LIGHT WEIGHT AND HIGH STRENGTH HIGH ENTROPY ALLOYS USING POWDER METALLURGY”, Mr. Ashutosh Kumar Thakur, Machine Design, Roll no. 32016208, Batch 2020-22 (Completed).
  4. “AN INVESTIGATION OF MECHANICAL AND TRIBOLOGICAL BEHAVIOUR OF nHAp+MgAZ91 BIOCOMPOSITE FABRICATION BY POWDER METALLURGY”, Mr. Ankit Kumar, Machine Design, Roll No. 32016204, Batch 2020-22 (Completed).
  5. “POST MARKET COMPLAINTS HANDLING EFFICIENCY ENHANCEMENT: PROMINENCE OF STANDARDIZATION”, Mr. Vineet Chauhan, Industrial & Prod. Engg., Roll no. 32016122, Batch 2020-22 (Completed).
  6. “Cooling of High Voltage Battery Pack using Hybrid Cooling Technique”, Mr. Guntreddi Bharghava Naidu, Industrial & Prod. Engg., Roll no. 32016109, Batch 2020-22 (Completed).
  7. “INVESTIGATION OF THE CORROSION BEHAVIOR OF CoCrFeNiTi-BASED HIGH-ENTROPY ALLOYS IN CORROSIVE ENVIRONMENT”, Mr. Neeraj, Thermal Engg., Roll no. 32016317, Batch 2020-22 (Completed)
  8. “Experimental Investigation on the Tribological Performance of Nanoparticles Modified Karanja Oil”, Mr. Ashwani Singh, Machine Design Engg., Roll. No. 31806208, Batch 2018-20 (Completed).
  9. “Development and Characterization of Aluminium Metal Matrix Hybrid Composite for Aerospace Applications”, Ms. Banoth Swapna, P&I Engg., Roll. No. 31706104, Batch 2017-19 (Completed).
  10. “An Investigation on the Development and Characterization of Ferro-Magnetic Lubricants for Tribological Applications”, Mr. Mayank Chouhan, Machine Design, Roll. No. 31706219, Batch 2017-19 (Completed).
  11. “Development of Magnetron Sputter Coating Setup for Thin Metallic Films”, Mr. Govind Kumar, P&I Engg., Roll. No. 31606125, Batch 2016-18 (Completed).
  12. “Study of Friction & Wear Behavior of Friction Stir Processed Nano-HAp Reinforced Magnesium Matrix Surface Composites”, Reddipaga Mani, Design Engg., Roll No. 31506219, Batch 2015-17 (Completed).
  13. “Processing, Characterization and Tribological Study of Friction Stir Processed Nano-Metal Matrix Surface Composites”, Ms. Neharika Bhadouria, P&I Engg., Roll No. 3143504, Batch 2014-16 (Completed).
  14. “Processing and Characterization of Atmospheric Plasma Sprayed Nano-HAp Coating for Bio-implants”, Mr. Abhimanyu Sharma, P&I Engg., Roll. No. 3133530, Batch 2013-15 (Completed).
  15. “A CFD Analysis of Thermal Spray Coating Process”, Mr. Pawan Kumar, Thermal Engg., Roll. No. 3133705, Batch 2013-15 (Completed).

Ph.D. Thesis

  1. “To Investigate Inconel-718+Al2O3 Coatings for High-Temperature Wear and Corrosion Resistance”, Er. Hitesh Vasudev, Roll No. 1406111, I.K. Gujral P.T.U. (Completed).
  2. “An Investigation on Mechanical and Tribological Behaviour of Nanostructured Weld Clad”, Er. Jasbir Singh, Roll No. 6140046 (Completed).
  3. “Parametric and Microstructural Study of Rotary Ultrasonically Machined Quartz Glass”, Er. Dinesh Sindhu, Roll No. 6140047 (Completed).
  4. “Fabrication and Characterization of Friction Stir Processed Nano-Hydroxyapatite Reinforced Metal Matrix Surface Composites for Bio-implants”, Er. Satpal Kundu, Roll No. 6160085 (Completed).
  5. “Development and Characterization of Monolithic and Composite Coatings by Friction Surfacing Technique”, Er. Rajat Gupta, Roll No. 6170039 (Completed).
  6. “Mechanical & Tribological Behavior of Ultrasonic Assisted Magnesium based Metal Matrix Hybrid Composites”, Er. Dinesh Kumar, Roll No. 6170048 (Completed).
  7. “Development and Characterization of YSZ-Inconel 625 Composite Wear Resistant TIG Weld Cladding”, Er. Neeraj Kamboj, Roll No. 6180090 (Completed).
  8. “Experimental Studies on Friction Stir Processed Chromium Reinforced Nickel Aluminium Bronze Composite for Marine Application”, Er. Varun Dutta, Roll No. 16DEM004 (Completed).
  9. “Advanced Claddings for Tribological Applications”, Er. Deepak Chandel, Roll No. 62000066 (In-Progress).
  10. “Novel Bio-implant Material” Er. Umesh Kumar, Roll No. 62100039 (In-Progress).
  11. “Functionally Graded Materials for Ballistic Application” Er. Mayank Chouhan, Roll No. 61900019 (In-Progress).
  12. “Novel Claddings for Abrasion Resistant Agricultural Machines”, Er. Sumit Ranan (IIT Roorkee), Roll No. 22920024 (In-Progress)

 

Details of Patent/IPR

  • One complete patent named “Self –Adjustable Gimbaled Shoulder Retractable Pin Friction Stir Welding Tool”, application no: 201611042866, Granted dated 04/08/2023.
  • One complete patent named “High-Temperature Oxidation and Erosion Resistant Alloy-718/Al2O3 Composite Coatings”, application no: 201911019323, Granted, dated 16/10/2023.

Details of Funded Projects

  • “Synthesis and Characterization of Ceramic Metal Multi-Layer Functionally Graded Armour Materials with Improved Ballistic performance” under the Grant-in-aid Scheme (ARMREB/CDSW/2018/201) ARMREB DRDO, Cost 34.512 Lakhs. (Completed August 2022)

 

List of Publications

International Journals (SCI/SCIE/E-SCI)

  • M. Chouhan, Lalit Thakur, P. Kumar, Parametric optimization and impact behaviour of AA7075/SiC FGM fabricated by hot compaction powder metallurgy process, Materials Today Communications, 38, 107833, 2024. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2023.107833
  • R. Gupta, Lalit Thakur, A study of parametric optimization, microstructure and wear behavior of an AA7075–SiC composite coating developed by friction surfacing, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 1-25, 2023, https://doi.org/10.1080/01694243.2023.2287362
  • D.K. Chandel, Lalit Thakur, V. Kumar, An investigation on the tribological behaviour of AlCrCuNiFe high entropy alloy optimized TIG weld cladding in room temperature conditions, Tribology International, 189, 108982, 2023,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2023.108982
  • A. Mehta, H. Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, Applications of numerical modelling techniques in thermal spray coatings: a comprehensive review, International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing (IJIDeM), 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12008-023-01511-5
  • N. Kamboj, Lalit Thakur, Experimental investigation of the high temperature sliding wear behaviour of RSM optimized YSZ-Inconel 625 TIG weld cladding, Tribology International, Volume 187, 108741, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2023.108741
  • Neeraj, D. Singh, Lalit Thakur, V. K. Bajpai, R. Kumar, H.K. Mehtani, Synthesis and Electrochemical Corrosion Behaviour of High Entropy Alloys, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12666-023-03076-z
  • G. Prashar, H. Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, A comprehensive Review on the Hot Corrosion and Erosion Performance of thermal Barrier Coatings, Protection of Metals and Physical Chemistry of Surfaces, Volume 59, pp. 461–492, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1134/S2070205122060132
  • S. Kundu, Lalit Thakur, An investigation on the fabrication and characterization of friction stir processed nano-HAp reinforced AZ91D magnesium matrix surface composite for bio-implants, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Volume 143, pp. 105918, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2023.105918
  • D. K. Chandel, Lalit Thakur, V. Kumar, A Study of the Processing and Characterization of Wear-Resistant NiFeCuAlCr High Entropy Alloy TIG Weld Cladding, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11665-023-08433-z
  • M. Chouhan, P. Kumar, Lalit Thakur, S. K. Verma, A Comparative Study on the Ballistic Performance of Multilayered SiC/AA7075 Functionally Graded Armor Materials, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11665-023-08398-z
  • D. Kumar, Lalit Thakur, Influence of hybrid reinforcements on the mechanical properties and morphology of AZ91 magnesium alloy composites synthesized by ultrasonic-assisted stir casting, Materials Today Communications, Volume 35, pp.105937, 2023.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2023.105937
  • D. Kumar, Lalit Thakur, Wear Performance of TiB2-Reinforced AZ91 Magnesium Metal Matrix Composite Fabricated by Ultrasonic Stir-Casting Process, JOM, Volume 75, pp. 2731-2744, 2023.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-023-05845-z
  • D. Kumar, Lalit Thakur, Investigation on Mechanical and Wear Performance of Ultrasonic-Assisted Stir Cast AZ91D/Al2O3 Magnesium Matrix Composites, Metals and Materials International, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12540-023-01395-w, 2023.
  • R. Gupta, Lalit Thakur, Development of an AA 7075 Wear-Resistant Coating on AA 6082 via Friction Surfacing: Optimization and Characterization, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11665-023-07840-6, 2023.
  • D. Kumar, Lalit Thakur, A Study of Development and Sliding Wear Behavior of AZ91D/Al2O3 Composites Fabricated by Ultrasonic-Assisted Stir Casting, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Volume 48, pp. 2951–2967, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-022-07032-9
  • G Prashar, H Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, A Bansal, Performance of thermally sprayed Hydroxyapatite coatings for biomedical implants: A comprehensive review, Surface Review and Letters, Volume 30 (01), pp. 1-29, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1142/S0218625X22410013
  • N. Kamboj, Lalit Thakur, A study of the processing and characterization of RSM optimized YSZ-Inconel625 wear-resistant TIG weld cladding, Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, Volume 10 (4), pp. 045021, 2022. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2051-672X/aca345
  • V. Dutta, Lalit Thakur, B. Singh, Parametric optimization of friction stir process for developing high strength and wear-resistant chromium reinforced NiAl bronze composite, Materials Research Express, Volume 9 (9), pp. 096516, 2022. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2053-1591/ac9272/meta
  • V. Dutta, Lalit Thakur, B. Singh, H. Vasudev, A study of erosion–corrosion behaviour of friction stir-processed chromium-reinforced NiAl bronze composite, Materials, Volume 15 (15), pp. 5401, 2022. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma15155401
  • D. Kumar, Lalit Thakur, A study of processing and parametric optimization of wear-resistant AZ91-TiB2 composite fabricated by ultrasonic-assisted stir casting process, Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, Volume 10 (2), pp. 025024, 2022. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2051-672X/ac7065
  • G. Prashar, H. Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, High-Temperature Oxidation and Erosion Resistance of Ni-Based Thermally-Sprayed Coatings Used in Power Generation Machinery: A Review, Surface Review and Letters, Volume 29 (03), pp. 2230003, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1142/S0218625X22300039
  • H. Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, H. Singh, A. Bansal, Effect of addition of Al2O3 on the high-temperature solid particle erosion behaviour of HVOF sprayed Inconel-718 coatings, Materials Today Communications, Volume 30, pp. 103017, 2022.  https:/doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2021.103017
  • H. Vasudev, G. Prashar, Lalit Thakur, A. Bansal, Electrochemical Corrosion Behaviour and Microstructural Characterization of HVOF Sprayed Inconel718-Al2O3 Composite Coatings, Surface Review and Letters, Volume 29 (02), pp. 2250017, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1142/S0218625X22500172
  • G. Prashar, H. Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, Influence of heat treatment on surface properties of HVOF deposited WC and Ni-based powder coatings: a review, Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, Volume 9 (4), pp. 043002, 2021. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2051-672X/ac3a52
  • H. Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, H. Singh, A. Bansal, Erosion behaviour of HVOF sprayed Alloy718-nano Al2O3 composite coatings on grey cast iron at elevated temperature conditions, Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp. 035022, 2021.  https://doi.org/10.1088/2051-672X/ac1c80
  • H. Vasudev, G. Prashar, Lalit Thakur, A. Bansal, Microstructural characterization and electrochemical corrosion behaviour of HVOF sprayed Alloy718-nanoAl2O3 composite coatings, Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp. 035003, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1088/2051-672X/ac1044
  • H. Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, H. Singh, A. Bansal, A study on processing and hot corrosion behaviour of HVOF sprayed Inconel718-nano Al2O3 coatings, Materials Today Communications, Volume 25, pp. 101626, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2020.101626
  • G. Prashar, H. Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, Performance of different coating materials against slurry erosion failure in hydrodynamic turbines: A review, Engineering Failure Analysis, Volume 115, pp. 104622, 2020.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2020.104622
  • H. Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, H. Singh, A. Bansal, An investigation on oxidation behaviour of high velocity oxy-fuel sprayed Inconel718-Al2O3 composite coatings, Surface and Coatings Technology, Volume 393, pp. 125770, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2020.125770
  • J Singh, Lalit Thakur, S Angra, A study of tribological behaviour and optimization of WC-10Co-4Cr Cladding, Surface Engineering, Volume 37, Issue1, pp. 70-79, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1080/02670844.2020.1745367
  • Lalit Thakur, N. Arora, An investigation on the development and wear performance of chromium-MWCNTs transformed HVOF sprayed nano-WC-CoCr coatings, Surface and Coatings Technology, Volume 388, pp. 125610, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2020.125610
  • J. Singh, Lalit Thakur, S. Angra, An investigation on the parameter optimization and abrasive wear behaviour of nanostructured WC-10Co-4Cr TIG weld cladding, Surface and Coatings Technology, Volume 386, pp. 125474, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2020.125474
  • J. Singh, Lalit Thakur, S. Angra, Abrasive wear behavior of WC-10Co-4Cr cladding deposited by TIG welding process, International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, Volume 88, pp. 105198, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmhm.2020.105198
  • H. Vasudev, P. Singh, Lalit Thakur, A. Bansal, Mechanical and microstructural characterization of microwave post processed Alloy-718 coating, Materials Research Express, Volume 6, Issue 12, pp. 1265f5, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/ab66fb
  • D. Sindhu, Lalit Thakur, P. Chandna, Parameter optimization of rotary ultrasonic machining on quartz glass using response surface methodology (RSM), Silicon, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp. 629-643, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12633-019-00160-2
  • H. Vasudev, G. Singh, A. Bansal, S. Vardhan, Lalit Thakur, Microwave heating and its applications in surface engineering: a review, Materials Research Express, Volume 6, Issue 10, pp. 102001, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/ab3674
  • N. Bhadouria, Lalit Thakur, P. Kumar, S. Dixit, Microstructure and mechanical behaviour of friction stir processed AZ91-D magnesium alloy-optimization of process parameters by using Taguchi method, Kovove Materialy-Metallic Materials, Volume 57, pp. 207-217, 2019. https://doi.org/10.4149/km_2019_3_207
  • H. Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, A. Bansal, H. Singh, S. Zafar, High temperature oxidation and erosion behaviour of HVOF sprayed bi-layer Alloy-718/NiCrAlY coating, Surface and Coatings Technology, Volume 362, pp. 366-380, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2019.02.012
  • D. Sindhu, Lalit Thakur, P. Chandna, Multi-objective optimization of rotary ultrasonic machining parameters for quartz glass using Taguchi-Grey relational analysis (GRA), Silicon, Volume 11, pp. 2033-2044, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12633-018-0019-6
  • H. Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, H. Singh, A. Bansal, Mechanical and microstructural behaviour of wear resistant coatings on cast iron lathe machine beds and slides, Kovove Materialy-Metallic Materials, Volume 56, pp. 1-9, 2018. https://doi.org/10.4149/km2018-1-55
  • N. Bhadouria, P. Kumar, Lalit Thakur, S. Dixit, N. Arora, A study on micro-hardness and tribological behaviour of nano-WC–Co–Cr/multi-walled carbon nanotubes reinforced AZ91D magnesium matrix surface composites, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, Volume 70, Issue 9, pp. 2477-2483, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12666-017-1111-0
  • N. Bhadouria, Lalit Thakur, P. Kumar, N. Arora, An investigation of normal and submerged condition on microstructural and tribological properties of friction stir processed AZ91-D magnesium alloy, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, Volume 56, Issue 1, pp. 94-103, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1080/00084433.2016.1270394
  • Lalit Thakur, Navneet Arora, A study of processing and slurry erosion behaviour of multi-walled carbon nanotubes modified HVOF sprayed nano-WC-10Co-4Cr coating, Surface and Coatings Technology, Volume 309, pp. 860-871, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2016.10.073
  • Lalit Thakur, Navneet Arora, A comparative study on slurry and dry erosion behaviour of HVOF sprayed WC-CoCr coatings, Wear, Volume 303, Issue 1-2, pp. 405-411, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2013.03.028
  • Lalit Thakur, Navneet Arora , Solid particle erosion behaviour of WC-CoCr nanostructured coating, Tribology Transactions, Volume 56, Issue 5, pp. 781-788, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1080/10402004.2013.797532
  • Lalit Thakur, Navneet Arora, A study on erosive wear behavior of HVOF sprayed nanostructured WC-CoCr coatings, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Volume 27, Issue 5, pp. 1461-1467, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12206-013-0326-1
  • Lalit Thakur, Navneet Arora, Sliding and abrasive wear behavior of WC-CoCr coatings with different carbide sizes, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp. 574-583, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11665-012-0265-5
  • Lalit Thakur, Navneet Arora, R. Jayaganthan, R. Sood, An investigation on erosion behavior of HVOF sprayed WC–CoCr coatings, Applied Surface Science, Volume 258, pp. 1225-1234, 2011. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2011.09.079

International Journals

  • J. Singh, Lalit Thakur, S. Angra, Comparative analysis of micrometric and nano-metric WC-10Co-4Cr GTA cladding, Engineering Research Express, Volume 4, pp. 025041, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1088/2631-8695/ac7439
  • H. Vasudev, G. Prashar, Lalit Thakur, A. Bansal, Electrochemical corrosion behavior and microstructural characterization of HVOF sprayed Inconel-718 coating on gray cast iron, Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention, 2020 (Scopus Indexed) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11668-020-01057-8
  • D. Kumar, R.K. Phanden, Lalit Thakur, A review on environment friendly and lightweight Magnesium-based metal matrix composites and alloys, Materials Today: Proceedings, 2020 (Scopus Indexed). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.07.424
  • S. Angra, Lalit Thakur, J. Singh, Effect of argon flow rate on the weld bead characteristics of TIG coating, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 2020, 804(1), 012162. (Scopus Indexed). https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/804/1/012016
    M. Chouhan, Lalit Thakur, D. Sindhu, M.K. Patel, An Investigation on the optimization of anti-wear performance of nano-Fe3O4 based ferro-Magnetic Lubricant, Jurnal Tribologi, 2020, 25, 119-135. (Scopus Indexed). https://jurnaltribologi.mytribos.org/v25/JT-25-119-135.pdf
  • J. Singh, Lalit Thakur, S. Angra,  Effect of argon flow rate and standoff distance on the microstructure and wear behaviour of WC-CoCr TIG cladding,  Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2019, 1240 (1), 012162. (Scopus Indexed). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1240/1/012162
  • V. Dutta, Lait Thakur, B. Singh, A study on the effect of Friction Stir Processing technique for the marine applications,  Materials Today: Proceedings, 2019, 18, 5048-5056.  (Scopus Indexed). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2019.07.499
  • D Kumar, Lalit Thakur,  Recent Studies on the Fabrication of Magnesium Based Metal Matrix Nano-Composites by Using Ultrasonic Stir Casting Technique-A Review,  Materials Science Forum, 2019, 969, 889-894. (Scopus Indexed). https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.969.889
  • D. Sindhu, P. Chandna, Lalit Thakur, Rotary ultrasonic machining of hard to machine materials- A review,  International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Applications (IJA-ERA), 2018, Vol. 4, No. 2, 76-85. https://www.ijaera.org/volume-4-issue-2/
  • Hitesh Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, Harmeet Singh, and Amit Bansal, A review on tribo-corrosion of coatings in glass manufacturing industry and performance of coating techniques against high temperature corrosion and wear, Journal on Material Science, 2017, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 38-48. https://doi.org/10.26634/jms.5.3.13746
  • Lalit Thakur, Navneet Arora, An investigation on abrasive wear behaviour of HVOF sprayed WC-CoCr coatings, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 2011, Volume 6, Issue 18, pp. 2828-2833. https://www.ripublication.com/Volume/ijaerv6n18.htm

Books/Chapters

  • Lalit Thakur, H Vasudev, J Singh, G Prashar, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the Thermal Spray Industry: Practices, Implementation, and Challenges, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, 2023, Book, ISBN: 978-1032502243. https://www.routledge.com/Artificial-Intelligence-and-Machine-Learning-in-the-Thermal-Spray-Industry/Thakur-Vasudev-Singh-Prashar/p/book/9781032502243
  • Neeraj Kamboj and Lalit Thakur (2022), Improved Mechanical and Abrasive Wear Performance of AISI 304 Stainless Steel with IN625 Alloy Tig Weld Cladding, In Rajiv Kumar Garg (Ed.), Ravi Pratap Singh (Ed.), Rajeev Trehan (Ed.), Ramesh Singh (Ed.), Modern Manufacturing Systems, Apple Academic Press (CRC Press).
  • Ashwani Singh, Lalit Thakur, J. Gupta (2022), Investigation on Tribological Performance of Ferro-Magnetic Fluid as Lubricant, In Dilbagh Panchal (Ed.), Mohit Tyagi (Ed.), Anish Sachdeva (Ed.), Dragan Pamucar (Ed.), Optimization of Industrial Systems (pp. 227-237), Scrivener Publishing LLC (Wiley)
  • Lalit Thakur, Vasudev, Thermal Spray Coatings, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, 2021. Book, ISBN 9781032081489. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003213185
  • Gaurav Prashar, Hitesh Vasudev, and Lalit Thakur. (2021). Thermal Spraying Fundamentals: Process Applications, Challenges, and Future Market. In L. Thakur (Ed.) and H. Vasudev (Ed.), Thermal Spray Coatings (pp. 1-34). Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group).
  • Amit Bansal, Hitesh Vasudev, and Lalit Thakur. (2021). Effect of Microwave Heating on the Mechanical and Tribological Properties of the Thermal-Sprayed Coatings. In L. Thakur (Ed.) and H. Vasudev (Ed.), Thermal Spray Coatings (pp. 307-316). Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group).
  • Gaurav Prashar, Hitesh Vasudev, and Lalit Thakur. (2021). Thermal Spraying Process Kinematics: Importance and Its Control by Advanced Robots. In L. Thakur (Ed.) and H. Vasudev (Ed.), Thermal Spray Coatings (pp. 331-346). Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group).
  • Gaurav Prashar, Hitesh Vasudev, and Lalit Thakur. (2021). A Case Study on the Failure Analysis, Prevention, and Control of Boiler Tubes at Elevated Temperatures. In L. Thakur (Ed.) and H. Vasudev (Ed.), Thermal Spray Coatings (pp. 347-346). Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group).
  • Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, H. Singh. (2020). Applications of Nanostructured Materials for High-Temperature Wear and Corrosion Resistance in Power Plants. In C. Bhargav (Ed.) and A. Sachdeva (Ed.), Nanotechnology (91-101). Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group).
  • Bharti, Lalit Thakur, S. Anand, V. Dutta. (2020). Nano-based Composites and Their Synthesis. In I. Bhushan (Ed.), V.K. Singh (Ed.), D.K. Tripathi (Ed.), Nanomaterials and Environmental Biotechnology (141-161). Switzerland, AG: Springer Nature.
  • Vasudev, Lalit Thakur, A. Bansal. (2020). High Temperature Oxidation and Wear Resistant Bi-layer Coating for Turbocharger Housing. In L. Nanai (Ed.), A. Samanta (Ed.), S. Ratha (Ed.), Methods for Film Synthesis and Coating Procedures. IntechOpen.

 

International Conference

  • Ashwani Singh, Lalit Thakur, Jaideep Gupta, “An Investigation of Tribological Properties of Ferrofluid as Lubricant”, International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing Systems (CIMS – 2020), NIT Jalandhar, June 26-28, 2020.
  • Mayank Chouhan, Lalit Thakur, Jaideep Gupta, A study of tribological behaviour of nano-Fe3O4 based ferrofluid under variable magnetic field, 1st International Conference On Materials Science & Engineering (ICMSE-2019), NIT Jalandhar, Punjab, India 11th-12th June, 2019.
  • Banoth Swapna, Lalit Thakur, Dinesh Kumar, Processing and characterization of composites Al6082/TiB2/MWCNT, Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Production and Industrial Engineering (CPIE-2019), NIT Jalandhar, India, June 8th-10th, 2019.
  • Varun Dutta, Lalit Thakur, Balbir Singh, A study on the effect of Friction Stir Processing Technique for the marine applications, 9th International Conference on Materials Processing & Characterization (ICMPC-2019), GRIET, Hyderabad, India, March 8th – 10th, 2019.
  • Jasbir Singh, Lalit Thakur, Surjit Angra, Effect of argon flow rate and standoff distance on the microstructure and wear behaviour of WC-CoCr TIG cladding, 2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Engineering, Science & Technology (NFEST-2019), NIT Kurukshetra, Kurukshetra, India, Feb. 18th-22nd, 2019.
  • Banoth Swapna, Lalit Thakur, Mechanical and tribological properties of composite materials by powder metallurgy– Review, 2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Engineering, Science & Technology (NFEST-2019), NIT Kurukshetra, Kurukshetra, India, Feb. 18th-22nd, 2019.
  • Varun Dutta, Sanjeev Anand, Lalit Thakur, Influence of friction stir processing on mechanical properties of different alloys: A Review, International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Allied Sciences (ICMEAS-2018), SMVDU, (J&K), India, Sept. 14th – 15th, 2018.
  • Govind Panwar, Lalit Thakur, A review on DC magnetron sputtered nano-coatings, International Conference on Advances and Soft Computing Applications in Design and Manufacturing (ASCADM–2018), NIT Patna, Patna, India, June 4th-6th, 2018.
  • Rohit Joshi, Surjit Angra, Vinod Kumar Mittal, Lalit Thakur, Experimental investigation of tribological behaviour of piston rings fitted in four-stroke petrol engine, International Conference on Advances and Soft Computing Applications in Design and Manufacturing (ASCADM–2018), NIT Patna, Patna, India, June 4th-6th, 2018.
  • Atul Kumar Singh, Surjit Angra, Vinod Kumar Mittal, Lalit Thakur, A study of tribological behaviour of exhaust valve and guide under dry sliding conditions, International Conference on Advances and Soft Computing Applications in Design and Manufacturing (ASCADM–2018), NIT Patna, Patna, India, June 4th-6th, 2018.
  • Abhimanyu Sharma, Lalit Thakur, A study of processing and tribological behaviour of atmospheric plasma sprayed nano-hydroxyapatite coating for bio-implants, 1st International Conference on New Frontiers in Engineering, Science &Technology NFEST-2018, Delhi Technological University, New Delhi, India, January 8th-12th, 2018.
  • Hitesh Vasudev, Amit Bansal, Lalit Thakur, A review on performance of glass mould coated with different coating techniques, 4th International Conference on Production & Industrial Engineering 2016, NIT Jalandhar, Jalandhar, India, December 19th-21st, 2016.
  • Neharika Bhadouria, Pradeep Kumar, Lalit Thakur, Navneet Arora, Characterization and wear behaviour of friction stir processed nano-metal matrix surface composites (n-MMSCs), International Conference on Material Science & Technology: ICMTECH 2016, New Delhi, India, March 1st-4th, 2016.
  • Neharika Bhadouria, Pradeep Kumar, Lalit Thakur, Comparative study of dry and submerged friction stir processing on AZ91-D magnesium alloy, International Conference and Expo on Magnesium: iMagcon 2016, Chennai, India, February 4th-6th, 2016.
  • Lalit Thakur, Navneet Arora, A study on HVOF process parameter optimization for erosion resistant WC-CoCr nanostructured coating, 6th Asian Thermal Spray Conference (ATSC-2014), Hyderabad, India, November 24th-26th, 2014.
  • Lalit Thakur, Navneet Arora, Statistical modeling of the wear behavior of HVOF sprayed coatings, Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) 2012, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 7th-11th, 2012.

National Conference

  • Ashwani Singh, Lalit Thakur, Jaideep Gupta, “Investigation of Tribological Properties of MWCNT modified Pongamia Pinnata oil as Nano-Lubricant”, 8th National Conference on Nanoscience and Instrumentation Technology (NCNIT-2020), NIT Kurukshetra, March 13-15, 2020.
  • Mayank Chouhan, Lalit Thakur, Jaideep Gupta, A Study of Tribological Behaviour of Fe3O4 Magnetic Nanoparticles Based Ferrofluid, 2nd National conference on Advances in Chemical and Environmental Engineering (ACEE’19), NIT Jalandhar, Punjab, India, 23-24 March 2018.
  • Banoth Swapna, Lalit Thakur, Microstructure and mechanical properties of composites Al-7075/Al2O3, Proceedings of National Conference on Innovations in Chemistry and Environmental Engineering (ICEE-2019), National Institute of Technology Raipur, India, April 29, 2019.
    Reddipaga Mani, Lalit Thakur, Punit Kumar, Friction and Wear Behaviour of Friction Stir Processed Nano-Hydroxyapatite Reinforced AZ91 Magnesium Matrix Surface Composite, NCRAME-2017, 2nd -3rd June, 2017, NIT Kuruskhetra, Vol. 1. pp. 332-336.
  • Reddipaga Mani, Lalit Thakur, Punit Kumar, Review of Friction Stir Welding and Processing, NCRAME-2017, 2nd -3rd June, 2017, NIT Kuruskhetra, Vol. 1. pp. 413-417.
  • Rajat Gupta,  Lalit Thakur, Predictions of the Optimized Friction Stir Welding Process Parameters for the Joining of AA5083 Aluminum Alloy using RSM, NCRAME-2017, 2nd -3rd June, 2017, NIT Kuruskhetra, Vol. 1. pp. 323-327.
  • Dinesh Kumar, Lalit Thakur, Mechanical Behaviour and Microstructure of AL6063 Based Metal Matrix Composite Fabricated by Stir Casting Technique, NCRAME-2017, 2nd -3rd June, 2017, NIT Kuruskhetra, Vol. 1. pp. 328-331.
  • Abhimanyu Sharma, Lalit Thakur, Processing and characterization of plasma sprayed nano-HAp coating for bio-implants, National Conference on Nano science and Instrumentation Technology, NIT Kurukshetra, 06-07 June, 2015, Kurukshetra, Haryana.
  • Pawan Kumar, Rajesh Kumar, and Lalit Thakur, A CFD study of high velocity oxy-fuel (HVOF) thermal spray process. National Conference on Nano science and Instrumentation Technology, NIT Kurukshetra, 06-07 June, 2015, Kurukshetra, Haryana.
  • Lalit Thakur, Ch V S S Murali Krishna, Navneet Arora,. R. Jayaganthan, HVOF Sprayed Nanostructured Wear Resistance Coatings, Proc. of National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering (RAME 2K11), 2011, Kumaracoil, Tamilnadu.
  • Ch V S S Murali Krishna, Lalit Thakur, Navneet Arora, R. Jayaganthan, Tribological behaviour of nanostructured coatings, Proc. of National Conference on Advancements & Futuristic Trends in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (AFTMIE-2010), 2010, Bilaspur, Haryana.
  • Lalit Thakur, Rajat Jaiswal, Rapid Prototyping, Verismo 06-A National level Technical Symposium, 2006, Baramati, Maharashtra…