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

Powder Metallurgy

High Velocity Impact Analysis

Experience :

  • March 2019 - Till date - Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Kurukshetra
  • July 2018 - March 2019 - Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MNIT Jaipur
  • August 2013 - July 2018 - Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Kurukshetra
  • September 2007 - August 2008- Post Doctoral Researcher, Center for Rotating Machinery (CeRoM) Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
  • October 2001 - August 2013 - Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Kurukshetra
  • July 1996 - July 1997- Graduate Trainee Engineer, Bajaj Auto Ltd. , Aurangabad

Highlights

  • Subjects Taught : Computer Aided Design, Tribology, Material Science, Advanced Mechanics od Solids, Industrial Robotics
  • Working in Collobration with researchers across the globe. Excellent agreement between numerical predictions and experimental EHL characterstics considering realistic rheology and surface topography has been achieved.
  • Associate Editor of ASME Journal of Tribology since  October 2019.
  • Reviewed several research papers for archival international journals published by ASME, Elsevier, STLE, SAGE etc. 
  • Working on projects involving synthesis & characterisization of new armour materials and design and deveelopment of active magnetic bearings.
  • More than 80 research publications in highly reputed international journals and conference proceedings.

Other :

Journal Publications

2019-20

  • Katyal, P., Kumar, Punit, 2020, "Effect of arbitrary entrainment angle in elastohydrodynamic lubrication elliptical and circular contacts", Proc. IMechE (UK) – Journal of Engineering Tribology, vol. 234, pp. 424-434

 

2018-19

  • Kumar, Punit, 2018, “Influence of Piezo-viscous Behavior and Load on the Effectiveness of Inlet Zone Bump in Unidirectional Pure Sliding EHL Line Contacts ,” International Lubrication and Tribology, Article Id: 6128, (Accepted, In Press)
  • Sharma, M., Modi, O. P., Kumar, Punit, 2018, "Synthesis and Characterization of Copper Foams through a Powder Metallurgy Route Using a Compressible and Lubricant Space-Holder Material," International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials, vol. 25, pp 902.
  • Sharma, M., Gupta, G.K., Dasgupta, R., Kumar, M., Kumar, Punit, 2018, "Titanium Foams Processed Through Powder Metallurgy Route Using Lubricant Acrawax as Space Holder Material," Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals," Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals, Vol 71, pp, 1933-1940.

 

2017-18

  • Katyal, P., Kumar, Punit, 2018, “A simplified approach for thermal elastohydrodynamic lubrication analysis of circular contacts using realistic lubricant properties,” Proc. IMechE (UK) – Journal of Engineering Tribology, vol 232, pp. 1618-1632..
  • Kumar, N., Kumar, Punit, 2017, "Lubricant Selection for Minimum Traction in Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Line Contacts During Accelerated Motion—A Numerical Approach", ASME Journal of Tribology,  vol. 139(5), pp. 051502/1-5.

 

2016-17

  • Sharma, M., Modi, O. P., Kumar, Punit, 2017, " Experimental modelling of copper foams processed through powder metallurgy route using a compressible space holder material", Journal of Porous Materials, vol. 21, pp. 1-13.
  • Kumar, N., Kumar, Punit, 2016, "New Equations for Enhanced Film Thickness in Line Contacts Under Pressurized Ambient Conditions", Proc. IMechE (UK) – Journal of Engineering Tribology,  vol. 231(5), pp. 616-622.

2015-16

  • Garg, N., Gandhi, L., Kumar, A., Kumar, Punit, Saini, P. K., 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.
  • Kumar, N., Kumar, Punit, 2016, " Influence of Machining Parameters on Surface Roughness and Dry Friction", Engineering Solid Mechanics, Growing Science, vol.  4, pp. 109-116.
  • Kumar, Punit, Kalita, T. J., 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,
  • Bair, S., Vergne, P., Kumar, Punit, Poll, G., Krupka, I.,Hartl, M., 2015, "Comment on “History, Origins and Prediction of Elastohydrodynamic Friction” by Spikes and Jie", Tribology Letters, vol. 58, pp. 1-8.

 

 

2014-15

  • Kumar, Punit, Anuradha, P., 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.
  • Katyal, P., Kumar, Punit, 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.
  • Katyal, P., Kumar, Punit, 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,
  • Talekar, N., Kumar, Punit, 2014, “Effect of Rolling Velocity and Maximum Hertzian Pressure on Fluid Film in Steady State EHL Line Contact with Rough Surface and Linear Piezoviscosity," Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 592, pp. 1371-1375.
  • Kalita, T. J.., Kumar, Punit, 2014, “Effect of Load Variation on Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Film Collapse," Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 592, pp. 1366-1370.

 

2000-2013

  • Anuradha, P., Kumar, Punit, 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.
  • Sharma, K., Kumar, Punit, 2013, "Propagation Of Plane Waves And Fundamental Solution In Thermoviscoelastic Medium With Voids," Journal of Thermal Stresses, vol. 36,  pp. 94-111.
  • Anuradha, P., Kumar, Punit, 2012, “Effect of Lubricant Selection on EHL Performance of Involute Spur Gears,” Tribology International, Elsevier Sc. Ltd. (UK), vol. 50, pp. 82-90.
  • Anuradha, P., Kumar, Punit, 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.
  • Katyal, P., Kumar, Punit, 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.
  • Krupka, I., Bair, S., Kumar, Punit, Svoboda, P., Hartl, M., 2011, “Mechanical Degradation of the Liquid in an Operating EHL Contact”, Tribology Letters, Springer, vol 41, pp. 191-197.
  • Anuradha, P., Kumar, Punit, 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.
  • Krupka, I., Kumar, Punit, Bair, S., Khonsari, M. M., Hartl, M,, 2010, “The Effect of Load (Pressure) For Quantitative EHL Film Thickness”, Tribology Letters, Springer, vol 37, pp. 613-622.
  • Kumar, Punit, Bair, S., Krupka, I., Hartl, M,, 2010, “Newtonian Quantitative Elastohydrodynamic Film Thickness with Linear Piezoviscosity”, Tribology International, Elsevier Sc. Ltd. (UK), vol. 43, pp. 2159-2165.
  • Kumar, Punit, Khonsari, M. M., Bair, S., 2010, “Anharmonic Variations in EHL Film Thickness Resulting from Harmonically Varying Entrainment Velocity,” Proc IMechE Journal of Engineering Tribology, Vol. 224, pp.  239-247
  • Kumar, Punit, Anuradha, P., Khonsari, M. M., 2010, “Some Important Aspects of Thermal Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication,” Proc IMechE Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol. 224, pp. . 2588-2597.
  • Kumar, R., Kumar, Punit, Gupta, M., 2010, “Starvation Effects in Elasto-Hydrodynamically Lubricated Line Contacts”, International Journal of Advancements in Technology, vol. 1, No.1, pp. 73-84.
  • Juneja, D., Sharma, A., Kumar, Punit, Iyengar, S. S., Sharma, A.K., 2010, “A Novel and Efficient Algorithm for Deploying Mobile Sensors in Subsurface”, Computer and Information Science, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp.94-105
  • Krupka, I., Bair, S., Kumar, Punit,, Khonsari, M. M., Hartl, M., 2009, “An Experimental Validation of the Recently Discovered Scale effect in Generalized Newtonian EHL”, Tribology Letters, Springer, vol 33, pp. 127-133.
  • Kumar, Punit, Khonsari, M. M., Bair, S., 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.
  • Kumar, Punit, Khonsari, M. M., 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.
  • Kumar, Punit, Khonsari, M. M., 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.
  • Kumar, Punit, Khonsari, M. M., 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.
  • Kumar, Punit, Jain, S. C., Ray, S., 2008, “Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Analysis of Rolling/Sliding Line Contacts Using Mixed Rheological Model”, MR International Journal of Engineering and Technology
  • Kumar, Punit, Khonsari, M. M., 2008, “EHL Circular Contact Film Thickness Correction Factor for Shear Thinning Fluids,” ASME Trans. Journal of Tribology, Vol 130 pp. 041506-1-7.
  • Kumar, Punit, Khonsari, M. M., 2008, “Starvation effect on Traction in Thermo-EHL Line Contacts with Shear-Thinning Lubricants”, Tribology Letters, Springer, vol 32, pp. 171-177.
  • Kudish, I., Kumar, Punit, Khonsari, M. M.  Bair, S., 2008, “Scale Effects in Generalized Newtonian Elastohydrodynamic Films” ASME Trans. Journal of Tribology, Vol 130, pp. 041504-1-8.
  • Saini, P. K., Kumar, Punit, Tandon, P., 2008, “Surface Roughness Effects in EHL Line Contacts Using Couple Stress Fluid,” Proc. IMechE (UK) – Journal of Engineering Tribology, Vol. 222, pp. 151-155.
  • Kumar, Punit, Jain, S. C., Ray, S.,  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
  • Kumar, Punit, Jain, S. C., Ray, S., 2008 “Influence of Polymeric Fluid Additives in EHL Rolling/Sliding Line Contacts,” Tribology International, Elsevier Sc. Ltd. (UK), Vol. 41/6, pp. 482-492
  • Kumar, Punit, Jain, S. C., Ray, S., 2008, “Effect of Transverse Surface Roughness and Additives in TEHD Contacts,” Tribology International, Elsevier Sc. Ltd. (UK), Vol. 41/6, pp. 502-514
  • Kumar, Punit, Saini, P. K., 2007, “Transient EHL Analysis of Involute Spur Gear Using Couple Stress Fluid,” Proc. IMechE (UK) – Journal of Engineering Tribology, vol. 221, pp.743-754
  • Saini, P. K., Kumar, Punit, Tandon, P., 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
  • Saini, P. K., Kumar, Punit, Tandon, P., 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
  • Kumar, Punit, Jain, S. C., Ray, S., 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.
  • Kumar, Punit, Jain, S. C., Ray, S., 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.
  • Agarwala, V., Agarwala, R. C., Kumar, Punit, 2000, “Effect of thermomechanical treatment on recrystallization of boron doped nickel aluminide,” Intermetallics, Elsevier Sc. Ltd., 8, pp. 85-87.

 

Conference Papers

 

2017-18

  • Sachan, S., Kumar, Punit, “Motion Simulation of an Automated Stair–Climbing Wheelchair Based on Planetary Wheel Mechanism”, 2nd International Conference on Advances in Dynamics, Vibration and Control (ICADVC-2018), National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, 06-08 June, 2018.
  • Sachan, S., Kumar, Punit, “Design, Modeling and Analysis ofPlanetary Wheel Mechanism for Automated Stair-Climbing Wheelchair”, International conference on Advances and Soft Computing Applications in Design and Manufacturing (ASCADM -2018),National Institute of Technology, Patna, 04-06 June, 2018.
  • Sachan, S., Kumar, Punit, “Motion Simulation and Modeling of Planetary Wheel Mechanism for Automated Stair-Climbing Wheelchair”, 6th National Conference on Nanoscience and Instrumentation Technology, (NCNIT-2018), National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, 29-30 March, 2018.
  • Kharangar, A., Kumar, Punit, “Stress Analysis of Axial Flow Compressor Blade of Jet Engine using CAE tools”, International Conference on Advances and Soft Computing Applications in Design and Manufacturing (ASCADM-2018), NIT Patna, Bihar, India.
  • Kharangar, A., Kumar, Punit, “Stress and Thermal analysis of Axial Flow Compressor Blade of Jet Engine at Sub-Zero Temperature Conditions using CAE tools”, International Conference on Frontiers in Engineering, Applied Sciences and Technology (FEAST-2018), NIT Trichy.

 

2016-17

  • Prajapati, J., Kumar, Punit, 2017, "Synthesis and Characterization of Aluminium Foam Through Powder Metallurgy Route", Proc. National Conference on Recent advances in Mechanical Engineering (NCRAME 2017), NIT Kurukshetra, June 2017.
  • R. Mani, Thakur, L., Kumar, Punit, 2017, "Friction and wear behavior of friction stir processed nano-hydroxyapatite reinforced AZ91 metal matrix composite", Proc. National Conference on Recent advances in Mechanical Engineering (NCRAME 2017), NIT Kurukshetra, June 2017.
  • R. Mani, Thakur, L., Kumar, Punit, 2017, " Review of friction stir welding and processing", Proc. National Conference on Recent advances in Mechanical Engineering (NCRAME 2017), NIT Kurukshetra, June 2017.
  • Rapeswal, S., Garg, N., Kumar, Punit, 2017, "Finite Element Analysis of Armature-Transducer Coupled Mechanical System of Primary Vibration Calibration Standard", Proc. 3rd National Conference on Advances in Materials and Product design AMPD, 2017, The North Cap University, March 2017.
  • Garg, N., Rapeswal, S., Dhruw, S., Punit Kumar and M. I. Schiefer, 2017, " Measurement Uncertainty in Primary calibration of accelerometer complex sensitivity at lower frequencies (0.1 Hz to 20 Hz)", Proc. 5th National Conference on Advances in Metrology, June 2017.
  • Rapeswal, S., Garg, N., Kumar, Punit, 2016, "Realization Of Automated Vibration Standards for providing Traceability to the User Industries ", Proc. IVth International Conference on Production and Industrial Engineering, CPIE-2016, NIT Jalandhar, Dece 2016.
  • Kumar, Punit, Kumar, N., 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.

2015-16

  • Kumar, M., Kumar, Punit, 2016, “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.    
  • Kumar, M., Kumar, Punit, 2016, “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.
  • Kumar, M., Kumar, Punit, 2016, “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.
  • Sharma, S., Kumar, Punit, 2016, “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.
  • Sharma, S., Kumar, Punit, 2016, “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.
  • Gandhi, L., Kumar, Punit, Saini, P. K., 2016, 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.
  • Gandhi, L., Kumar, Punit, Saini, P. K., 2016, 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.
  • Arif, Kumar, Punit, Saini, P. K., 2016, “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.
  • Arif, Kumar, Punit, Saini, P. K., 2016, “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.

2014-15

  • Anand, R. S., Kumar, Punit, 2015, “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.
  • Kaushik, M., Kumar, Punit, 2015, “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.
  • Anand, R. S., Kumar, Punit, 2015, “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.
  • Kaushik, M., Kumar, Punit, 2015, “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.

 

2013-14

  • Kumar, Punit, Kumar, N., 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.
  • Talekar, N., Kumar, Punit, 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.

 

1998-2012

  • Kumar, Punit, Anuradha, P., 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.
  • Anuradha, P., Kumar, Punit, 2010, “Comparison of Piezo-Viscous Relationships in EHL Line Contacts with Shear Thinning Lubricants,” Proc International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, NIT Surat
  • Anuradha, P., Kumar, Punit, 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.
  • Saini, P. K., Kumar, Punit, 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.
  • Kumar, Punit, Jain, S. C., Ray, S., 2002 “Modelling of the Effects of Polymer Additives in Rolling/Sliding EHL Line Contacts,” Proc. of International Conference on Industrial Tribology-2002, INDIA.
  • Agarwala, V., Agarwala, R. C., Garg, L. M., Kumar, Punit, 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

  1. Khonsari, M. M., Kumar, Punit, "Lubrication Regimes – Line Contacts," Encyclopedia of Tribology,  Springer, 2013 Edition, Editors: Q. Jane Wang, Yip-Wah Chung
  2. Kumar, Punit, Khonsari, M. M., "Lubrication Regimes – Point Contacts," Encyclopedia of Tribology,  Springer, 2013 Edition, Editors: Q. Jane Wang, Yip-Wah Chung
  3. Kumar, Punit, Khonsari, M. M., "EHL Film Thickness Formulas – Line Contacts," Encyclopedia of Tribology,  Springer, 2013 Edition, Editors: Q. Jane Wang, Yip-Wah Chung
  4. Kumar, Punit, Khonsari, M. M., "EHL Film Thickness Formulas – Point Contacts," Encyclopedia of Tribology,  Springer, 2013 Edition, Editors: Q. Jane Wang, Yip-Wah Chung

 

Workshop/STC/SDP/FDP attended:

  • Attended International Workshop On Energy, Power and Environment (IWEPE-2019)  organized by NIT Kurukshetra from March 17-19, 2019
  • Attended International Workshop On Sustainable Energy Power and Propulsion

(ISEPP-2018) organized by NIT Kurukshetra & TBRL Chandigarh from March 18-22, 2019

  •  organized by NIT, Kurukshetra from October 20th-24th , 2008.
  • Attended 10 days Training on Instruction Planning and Delievery organized by NIT, Kurukshetra from October 20th-24th , 2008.
  • Attended 10 days Training on Entrepreneurial Awareness organized by NIT, Kurukshetra from June 25th, 2007- July 4th, 2007.
  • Attended 1 week Training on Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer organized by NIT, Hamirpur from June 26th-30th, 2006.
  • Attended 1 week Training on Renewable Energy Based Technologies organized by NITTTR, Chandigarh from June 12th -16th, 2006.
  • Attended 1 week Training on Finite Element Methods organized by NITTTR, Chandigarh from March 27th -31st, 2006.
  • Attended 1 week Training on CAD using Pro/Engineer organized by NITTTR, Chandigarh from May 8th -12th, 2006.
  • Attended 1 week Training on CAD using Pro/Engineer organized by NITTTR, Chandigarh from May 8th -12th, 2006.

Workshop/STC/SDP/FDP organized:

  • AThree  Days Short Term Course on "CFD Applications in Tribology" Iwas organized at NIT Kurukshetra from April 19-21, 2013.

   Ph.D. Thesis Supervised (Awarded / In-Progress)

  • Parveen Kumar Saini  (2K04-NITK-PhD-1027M), "Analysis of Rough Non-Conformal EHL Contacts Using Couple Stress Fluids," Awarded on 21-05-2008
  • Parinam Anuradha (2K09-PhD-NITK-1232M), "Thermal EHL Analysis of Rolling/Sliding Line Contacts With Shear-Thinning and Interfacial Wall Slip Effects," Awarded on 20-06-2013
  • Puneet Katyal (2K09-PhD-NITK-1231M), "Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Analysis Of Rolling/Sliding Point Contacts With Shear-Thinning and Thermal Effects," Awarded on 23-07-2016
  • Rajesh Kumar Bansal (2K06-NITK-PhD-1115M), "A CAD Paradigm for Geometric Modeling of Thin  Components, " Awarded on 18-03-2015
  • Niraj Kumar (2K12-NIK-PhD-1495M), "Numerical Studies on the Effects of Pressurized Ambient Condition, Accelerated Motion and Artificial Surface Features in EHL Contacts," Awarded on 05-12-2017
  • Subodh Kumar Sharma (2K10 -PhD -NITK-1328M), "Thermal Stress Analysis and Parametric Study of  Thermal Barrier Coated Engine Valve and Piston," Awarded  in 2018
  • Vinay Yadav (Roll No.6170032), Area: Design and Optimization of Magnetic Bearings, In Progress since  18-01-2017
  • Kantilal Nirav Meghpara (Roll No. 6180007), Area: Smart lubricants and artificial texturing, In Progress since 16-04-2018
  • Shashank Shekhar Singh, Area: Magnetic Levitation Based Systems, In Progress since July 2019
  • Mayank Chouhan, Area: Synthesis and Characterization of FGMs, In Progress since Jan 2020

 

 

                                                                                        

   M.Tech Thesis Supervised (Awarded / In-Progress)

 

  • Tapash Jyoti Kalita (3123606), "Transient EHL Behavior During Film Collapse And Impact Loading With Shear-Thinning And Piezo-Viscous Effects" , 2014
  • Nitesh D. Talekar (3123607), "Surface Roughness Effects In EHL Line Contacts With Linear Piezo-Viscous Lubricants," 2014
  • Rajbeer Singh Anand (3133623), "Performance Analysis Of Synthetic Lubricants In EHL Line Contacts Under Realistic Conditions," 2015
  • Manish Kaushik (3133625), "Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Analysis Using Electro-Rheological Fluids Under Dynamic Loads," 2015
  • Sahil Sharma (3143607), Surface Roughness Effects In Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Of Line Contacts Using Smart Lubricants," 2016
  • Arif (3143612), "Development Of High Density Road Traffic Noise Model Based On Sound Power Level Of Vehicles," 2016
  • Lagu Gandhi (3143615), "Application Of Artificial Neural Networks In Predicting Sound Insulation Of Sandwich Partition Panels," 2016
  • Mohit Kumar (3143623), "Performance Analysis Of Electro-Rheological Fluids As EHL Lubricants During Film Collapse And Repeated Impact," 2016
  • Sandeep Rapeswal (31506213), "Metrological Investigations For Accuracy Improvement In Primary Vibration Calibration For Low And Medium Frequency Ranges," 2017
  • Reddipaga Mani (31506219), "Study Of Friction And Wear Behaviour Of Friction Stir Processed Nano-Hap Reinforced Magnesium Matrix Surface Composites," 2017
  • Jeetram Prajapati (31506120), "Synthesis And Characterization Of Aluminum Foam Through Powder Metallurgy Route," 2017

 

 Patents/IPR

  • Design registration (Design No. 253848) for the design of "Wheelchair" granted on 09-SEP-2014.

 

 

Sponsored Research/Consultancy Projects

  • 2019: "Synthesis and Characterization of Ceramic-Metal Multilayer Functionally Graded Armour Materials with Improved Ballistic Performance" sponsored by CDSW Panel, ARMREB, DRDO. (Ongoing)
  • 2019: " Design, Fabrication and Testing of Active Magnetic Bearing for Centrifugal Pumps with VFD " sponsored by Indian Navy. (Ongoing)
  • 2011: "Joint International Cooperation" sponsored by Czech Ministry of Education, Youth & Sports. (Completed)

 

Memberships of professional bodies

  • Life member of The Institution of Engineers (IEI India)
  • Life member of Tribology Society of India
  • Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)