Gangadharan K V

Designation: 

Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Tuesday, February 16, 1993

Professional Experience: 

Total 27 Years and at NITK

Contact Details

E-mail: 

kvganga [at] nitk.ac.in
kvganga [at] nitk.edu.in

Telephone: 

+91 824 2473915 (CSD office)

Fax: 

+91 824 2474033

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+91 9448478752
Academic Background

• Ph.D (IIT Madras) 2001
• ME (NIT Trichy) 1992
• B Tech(Calicut University ) 1989

Areas of Interest

• Machine Dynamics, Vibration and its Control,
• Experimental Methods in Vibration and Acoustics
• Applications of smart materials in Vibration Control
• Mechatronics System & System Design
• Structural Health Monitoring & Condition Monitoring
• Experiential Learning - content creation
• Virtual experimentation

Significant Projects

• Development of Brushless DC (BLDC) Motors for an Automotive Power Window Application - Dept of Heavy Industries, GOI & M/s Aditya Auto Products & Engineering (2020)
• Design of Oil skimming Application with super hydrophobic sponge ,(Co PI) MRPL (Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited) (2019)
• TPEM - FAME India Scheme - “Switched Reluctance motor & controller for 2W & 3W”, Dept of Heavy Industries, GOI & Aditya Auto Products & Engineering (2018-2020)
• Virtual Lab Phase III, NMEICT, MHRD, GOI (2018)
• Imprint – Development of MR Fluid Damper (Co PI ) DST-MHRD (2016)
• Industrial Automation and Control , (FIST Dept. Project by DST – as HOD) (2016)
• Next Gen Smart 3D Lab ,M/s. Hexagon Ltd (2016-2018)
• Virtual Lab Phase II - NMEICT, MHRD, GOI (2015-2018)
• Remote triggered Lab (rtlabs.nitk.ac.in ) - NMEICT, MHRD, GOI (2013-2018)
• Virtual Lab simulation (vlabs.ac.in ) - NMEICT, MHRD, GOI (2010-2016)
• Centre for System Design (MHRD and M/s National Instruments ltd) (2009-2013)

Supervision of Ph.D

• 10 (completed )
• 2 (Synopsis submitted)
• 8 (ongoing)

PhD Students Details (Completed)

1. Mr.Rajendra B Vibration Isolation for Passenger Seat in a Mobile Vehicle Using Active and Semi active Dampers, 2010, (Supervisors Dr. K.K. Appu Kuttan , Dr. K V Gangadharan )
2. Umashankar K S Studies on Damping & Machining characteristics of Multiwall Carbon Nano Tube Reinforced Al and AL-Si Alloy Composite , 2011 , (Supervisors Dr. Vijay Desai, Dr. K V Gangadharan)
3. Sridhar Mashiderkar Development of a prediction system for Tool Wear in Face Milling Operation ,2012, (Supervisors Dr. Sreekantha Rao , Dr. K V Gangadharan )
4. Arun Parameswaran Studies on Modeling and Real Time Field Programmable Gate Array based Robust Active Control of Vibrating Smart System , 2015. (Supervisor Dr. K V Gangadharan)
5. Riessom Weldegiorgis Active vibration control of wing structures (MIMO), 2016, (Supervisors Dr. Prasad Krishna, Dr. K V Gangadharan)
6. Hemanth Kumar Dynamic analysis of magnetorheological (mr) fluid based semi active suspension system for vehicular application using non-parametric approach, 2016, (Supervisors Dr. Hemanth Kumar, Dr. K V Gangadharan)
7 Gururaj Udupa Characterization of Carbon Nanotube reinforced Al matrix based Functionally Graded Laminate 2016, (Supervisors Dr. Sreekantha Rao , Dr. K V Gangadharan )
8. Harsha Development and evaluation of damping characteristics and shear properties of magnetorheological elastomers , 2017. (Supervisor Dr. K V Gangadharan)
9 Umanath P Experimental and modeling of the translation stiffness of magnetorheological elastomer , 2017 , (Supervisor Dr. K V Gangadharan)
10 Arun Kumar Studies on Vibration and Acoustic Characteristics Response of Sandwich Aerospace structures 2018 (Supervisors Dr. Jayaraj P , Dr. K V Gangadharan )

PhD Students Details (ongoing)

1. Praveen Shenoy
2. Susheel Kumar
3. Ravikumar
4. Kiran Katari
5. Abhinandan
6. Puneeth
7 Sandesh Bhaktha B
8 Shivashankar C
9. Anakala Ramakanth
10. Anuradha S

Significant Publications

Journals : International
1. KP Shenoy, U Poojary, KV Gangadharan (2020) A novel approach to characterize the magnetic field and frequency dependent dynamic properties of magnetorheological elastomer for torsional loading conditions, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 498, 166169 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmmm.2019.166169
2. Praveen, S.K., Kuchibhatla, S.A.R., Singh, A.K. et al. Performance of magnetorheological elastomer based torsional vibration isolation system for dynamic loading conditions. J. Cent. South Univ. 27, 144–154 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11771-020-4284-3
3. P Shenoy, KV Gangadharan (2019) A novel method for dynamic characterization of angular displacement-dependent viscoelastic properties of Magnetorheological Elastomer under torsional loading conditions. - Smart Materials and Structures, vol 28, issue 7. 2019 (https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/ab1f34)
4. Susheelkumar G N, Murigendrappa SM and K V Gangadharan (2019) , Theoretical and experimental investigation of model-free adaptive fuzzy sliding mode control for MRE based adaptive tuned vibration absorber, Smart Materials and Structures, vol 29,issue 4, 2019
(https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/ab04b6 )
5. Rohit Rajpal, KP Lijesh, KV Gangadharan (2018) Experimental investigation of 3D-printed polymer-based MR sandwich beam under discretized magnetic field, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, vol 40, Issue 12, Page 569
6. K Anginthaya, SAR Kuchibhatla, KV Gangadharan (2018) A comparative study on the effectiveness of system parameters in monitoring pre-load loss in bolted joints ,Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences, vol 40, Issue 8, Page 402 , 2018
7. UR Poojary, KV Gangadharan (2018) Integer and Fractional Order-Based Viscoelastic Constitutive Modeling to Predict the Frequency and Magnetic Field-Induced Properties of Magnetorheological Elastomer, - Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, (American Society of Mechanical Engineers ) 2018
8. MP Arunkumar, J Pitchaimani, KV Gangadharan (2018) Vibro-acoustic response and sound transmission loss characteristics of truss core sandwich panel filled with foam-Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol 78, Pages 1-11 ,2018
9. K Hemanth, H Kumar, KV Gangadharan (2018) Dynamic Analysis of Half Car Model with MR Damper as Semi-Active Suspension Element, - International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration, 2018, vol 23, issue 2, Pages 138-147
10. MP Arunkumar, J Pitchaimani, KV Gangadharan (2018) Bending and free vibration analysis of foam-filled truss core sandwich panel - Journal of Sandwich Structures & Materials, 2018, vol 20, issue 5, pages 617-638
11. R Rajpal, KP Lijesh, KV Gangadharan (2018) Parametric Studies on Bending Stiffness and Damping Ratio of Sandwich Structures, - Additive Manufacturing (Elsevier) , 2018
12. KP Lijesh, D Kumar, KV Gangadharan (2018) , Design of magneto-rheological brake for optimum dimension, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering vol 40, issue 3, Page 161
13. UR Poojary, S Hegde, KV Gangadharan (2018) , Experimental investigation on the effect of carbon nanotube additive on the field-induced viscoelastic properties of magnetorheological elastomer, Journal of Materials Science 53 (6), 4229-4241
14. KV Gangadharan, S Chandramohan (2018) ,Analytical Studies on Ride Quality and Ride Comfort in Chennai Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) Railroad Vehicle, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, 1-6
15. M Prasad, KV Gangadharan (2018) , Aileron endurance test rig design based on high fidelity mathematical modeling, CEAS Aeronautical Journal 8 (4), 653-671
16. H Krishna, H Kumar, K Gangadharan (2017) , Optimization of magneto-rheological damper for maximizing magnetic flux density in the fluid flow gap through FEA and GA approaches, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C 98 (4), 533-539
17. K Vernekar, H Kumar, KV Gangadharan (2017) , Engine gearbox fault diagnosis using empirical mode decomposition method and Naïve Bayes algorithm, Sādhanā 42 (7), 1143-1153
18. UR Poojary, S Hegde, KV Gangadharan (2017) ,Dynamic deformation–dependent magnetic field–induced force transmissibility characteristics of magnetorheological elastomer, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures (SAGE Publications) 28 (11), 1491-1500
19. UR Poojary, KV Gangadharan (2017) , Magnetic field and frequency dependent LVE limit characterization of magnetorheological elastomer, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering vol.39 issue 4 , Pages 1365-1373…
20. SK Lohit, K Hemanth, H Kumar, KV Gangadharan (2017) , Experimental and Analytical Studies on Magnetorheological Damper, Applied Mechanics and Materials 854, 127-132 2017
21. MP Arunkumar, J Pitchaimani, KV Gangadharan, MC Lenin Babu (2017) , Sound transmission loss characteristics of sandwich aircraft panels: Influence of nature of core, Journal of Sandwich Structures & Materials 19 (1), 26-48 13 2017
22. J Thumbe, R Kadoli, KV Gangadharan (2017) , Evaluation of Flow Properties of Air at the Exit of Holes on the Blow Pipe in a Pulse Jet Filter Bag House, Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power–Contemporary Research, 375-383 2017
23. K Hemanth, H Kumar, KV Gangadharan (2017) , Vertical dynamic analysis of a quarter car suspension system with MR damper, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering 39 … 6 2017
24. UR Poojary, KV Gangadharan (2016) , Experimental investigation on the effect of magnetic field on strain dependent dynamic stiffness of magnetorheological elastomer, Rheologica Acta 55 (11-12), 993-1001
25. M.P. Arunkumar, Jeyaraj Pitchaimani, K.V. Gangadharan, M.C. Lenin Babu, (2016) Influence of nature of core on vibro acoustic behavior of sandwich aerospace structures, Aerospace Science and Technology, Volume 56, September 2016, Pages 155-167, ISSN 1270-9638,
26. M.P. Arunkumar, M. Jagadeesh, Jeyaraj Pitchaimani, K.V. Gangadharan, M.C. Lenin Babu(2016), Sound radiation and transmission loss characteristics of a honeycomb sandwich panel with composite facings: Effect of inherent material damping, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 383, 24 November 2016, Pages 221-232, ISSN 0022-460X,
27. Poojary, U.R. & K.V Gangadharan, (2016). “Magnetic field and frequency dependent LVE limit characterization of magnetorheological elastomer “Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering doi:10.1007/s40430-016-0592-9
28. MP Arunkumar, Jeyaraj Pitchaimani,KV Gangadharan,and MC Lenin Babu(2016) “Sound transmission loss characteristics of sandwich aircraft panels: Influence of nature of core” Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials 1099636216652580, first published on June 12, 2016doi:10.1177/1099636216652580
29. Hemanth, K; Kumar, Hemantha; K V Gangadharan (2016), “Vertical dynamic analysis of a quarter car suspension system with MR damper”, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering ISSN: 1678-5878 (SCI), Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp1-11, DOI 10.1007/s40430-015-0481-7
30. Krishna, Hemanth; Kumar, Hemantha; K V Gangadharan (2016), “Optimization of Magneto-Rheological Damper for Maximizing Magnetic Flux Density in the Fluid Flow Gap Through FEA and GA Approaches”, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C,pp1-7, Springer India , DOI: 10.1007/s40032-016-0251-z
31. Arun P Parameswaran; K V Gangadharan (2015), “Parametric modeling and FPGA based real time active vibration control of a piezoelectric laminate cantilever beam at resonance”, Journal of Vibration and Control ISSN: 1077-5463 (SCI), Vol.21,Issue 14, PP 2881-2895, SAGE Publications , doi:10.1177/1077546313518818
32. Arun P Parameswaran, Ananthakrishnan B, K V Gangadharan, (2015), “Modeling and design of field programmable gate array based real time robust controller for active control of vibrating smart system”, Journal of Sound and Vibration ISSN: 0022-460X (SCI), Vol. 345, PP 18-33, Academic Press, doi:10.1016/j.jsv.2015.05.006
33. Udupa G, Rao SS, Gangadharan KV (2015) , Fabrication of Functionally Graded Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Aluminium Matrix Laminate by Mechanical Powder Metallurgy Technique - Part I. J Material Sci Eng 4:169. doi: 10.4172/2169-0022.1000169
34. Thennavarajan Subramanian , Rahul Madbhavi , Shreepad Potadar ,Sylvester Jerome D’souza , K V Gangadharan (2015) “Object Follower and Barrier Escaping Robot Using Image Processing “,International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 4, Issue 7, July 2015 DOI:10.15680/IJIRSET.2015.0407124
35. M. Hari Prasad, K V Gangadharan(2015), “Magnetorheological Landing Gear for UAVs A conceptual design “, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 6, Issue 1, January-2015 ISSN 2229-5518
36. Riessom W., Prakash Rao, Prasad Krishina, K.V. Gangadharan (2014) "Strain Feedback Active Vibration Control of Smart Cantilever Beam",International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology, Vol. 3 - Issue 1 (January - 2014) http://www.ijert.org/view.php?id=7870&title=strain-feedback-active-vibra...
37. Arun P Parameswaran; Ananthakrishnan, B; K V Gangadharan, (2015), “Design and development of a model free robust controller for active control of dominant flexural modes of vibrations in a smart system”, Journal of Sound and Vibration ISSN: 0022-460X (SCI), Vol 355, PP 1-15, Academic Press. doi:10.1016/j.jsv.2015.02.002
38. Kiran Vernekar, Hemantha Kumar, K.V.Gangadharan (2015) “Computational and Experimental Approach for Fault Detection of Gears”, Journal of Vibration Analysis, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 2 No. 1 pp. 16-29, 2014.
39. Kiran Vernekar, Hemantha Kumar and K.V.Gangadharan (2014) “Fault diagnosis of deep groove ball bearing through discrete wavelet features using support vector machine”, Int. Journal of COMADEM, Vol. 17, Pg. 31- 37, 2014.
40. Sriharsha Hegde, K.V. Gangadharan (2014) ” Testing of RTV-Silicone based thick magnetorheological elastomers under harmonic loading conditions”, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 5, Issue 2, February-2014, ISSN 2229-5518
41. M Hari Prasad, K V Gangadharan(2014), “Research Trends in Controllable Fluids for Landing Gear Applications” International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 5, Issue 7, July-2014, ISSN 2229-5518
42. K Hemanth, A Ganesha, K Hemantha, KV Gangadharan (2014), “Analysis of MR Damper Based on Finite Element Approach”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Volumes 592 – 594, pp 2006-2010, http://www.scientific.net/AMM.592-594.2006
43. Hegde, S., Kiran, K. & Gangadharan, K.V (2014).” A novel approach to investigate effect of magnetic field on dynamic properties of natural rubber based isotropic thick magnetorheological elastomers in shear mode”J. Cent. South Univ. 22: 2612. doi:10.1007/s11771-015-2791-4
44. N.D. Darwai, S.M. Murigendrappa, K.V. Gangadharan (2014) “Comparative Study on MSMA Actuation under Electromagnetic and biased-Magnetic Fields”, Universal Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2(6): 181-186, 2014, DOI: 10.13189/ujme.2014.020601, http://www.hrpub.org/download/20140701/UJME1-15190038.pdf
45. Gurumurthy B M, Harisha.S.R, Subramanya R Prabhu,, K.V.Gangadharan (2014) "Design of Virtual Instrumentation approach for A Multi-Purpose online Mechanical Vibration Experiment Using Labview", IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE), e-ISSN: 2278-1684, p-ISSN: 2320-334X PP 68-71. http://iosrjournals.org/iosr-jmce/papers/ICAET-2014/me/volume-6/16.pdf?i...
46. Harisha S R, Subramanya R Prabhu B, K V Gangadharan (2014) "Implementation of Real Time Condition Monitoring of a Single Degree Freedom System Using Skyhook Control", IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE), e-ISSN: 2278-1684, p-ISSN: 2320-334X, PP 77-80 http://iosrjournals.org/iosr-jmce/papers/ICAET-2014/me/volume-2/18.pdf?i...
47. Subramanya R Prabhu B, Harisha S R, K V Gangadharan (2014) “Design, Synthesis and fabrication of Magneto Rheological Fluid Damper for low Frequency Application” IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE) e-ISSN: 2278-1684, p-ISSN: 2320-334X PP 60-63. http://iosrjournals.org/iosr-jmce/papers/ICAET-2014/me/volume-4/13.pdf?i...
48. Arun P. Parameswaran, Avinash B. Pai, Prashant K. Tripathi, K V Gangadharan (2013) “Active Vibration Control of a Smart Cantilever Beam on General Purpose Operating System” – Defense Science Journal, Vol. 63, No. 4, July 2013, pp. 413-417 © 2013, DESIDOC, http://publications.drdo.gov.in/ojs/index.php/dsj/article/viewFile/4865/...
49. Prashant Kumar Tripathi, K.V Gangadharan, (2012) Design and Implementation of Active Vibration Control in Smart Structures”, International Journal of Research and Reviews in Mechatronics Design and Simulation, Vol. 2, No.2, March 2012,92-98, (Science academy publisher UK http://www.researchgate.net/publication/233969997_Design_and_Implementat...
50. Prashant Kumar Tripathi, K.V Gangadharan, (2012) Design and Implementation of Web based Remote Laboratory for Engineering Education. International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 2, No 2, February, 2012, 270-278. https://www.academia.edu/3676034/Design_and_Implementation_of_Web_based_...
51. Prashant Kumar Tripathi, K.V Gangadharan, (2012) Computer Interface to Accurately Determine Fermi Energy and Fermi Temperature of Materials. International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887) Volume 38– No.2, January 2012. https://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume38/number2/4664-6765
52. Prashant Kumar Tripathi, K.V Gangadharan, (2012) “Coil based electromagnetic semi-active vibration control of flexible structure”. ANNALS of F.E.H. – Int. J. of Eng. Tome X (Year 2012). 190 Fascicule 2. ISSN 1584 – 2665, 185-190. http://annals.fih.upt.ro/pdf-full/2012/ANNALS-2012-2-30.pdf
53. Mayand Pratap Singh, Prashant Kumar Tripathi, K.V Gangadharan, (2011) “FPGA based vibration control of a mass varying two-degree of freedom system”. International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Vol. 4, No. 4, December 2011. http://www.s2is.org/Issues/v4/n4/papers/paper10.pdf
54. Umashankar K. S, Ravish, K V Gangadharan, Vijay Desai (2011) “Machining Characteristics of Multiwall-CNT Reinforced Al/Al-Si Composites using Recurrence Quantification Analysis”, Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (JJMIE), Volume 5, Number 4, Aug. 2011, Pp 345 - 351 http://jjmie.hu.edu.jo/files/v5n4/JJMIE-134-09.pdf
55. K.S. Umashankar, K.V. Gangadharan, Vijay Desai, B. Shivamurthy (2011) "Machining Characteristics of nanocomposites", Advanced Materials Letter 2011, 2(3) 222-226, http://amlett.com/uploads/29697.pdf
56. Abhinav Alva, Ravish, K V Gangadharan (2011) “Experimental and Finite Elements Analysis of a Tuned Mass Absorber for Vibration Isolation”, ARPN journal of engineering and applied sciences, January 2011, Vol 6. No.1, http://www.arpnjournals.com/jeas/research_papers/rp_2011/jeas_0111_445.pdf
57. Ravish, Umashankar K. S, Abhinav Alva, K V Gangadharan, Vijay Desai (2011) “Recurrence Quantification Analysis as a possible tool to compare the machinability of Steels”, ARPN journal of engineering and applied sciences, January 2011, Vol 6. No.1., http://www.arpnjournals.com/jeas/research_papers/rp_2011/jeas_0111_435.pdf
58. Umashankar. K S, K. V. Gangadharan, Vijay Desai and B. Shivamurthy ,(2010) “Fabrication and Investigation of Damping Properties of Nano Particulate Composites”, Journal of Minerals & Materials Characterization & Engineering- Vol. 9, No.9, pp.819-830, 2010, www.scirp.org/journal/PaperDownload.aspx?paperID=20784
59. Shridhar. D. Mhalsekar, S.S. Rao, K.V. Gangadharan (2010) Investigation on feasibility of recurrence quantification analysis for detecting flank wear in face milling, International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 23-38, http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ijest/article/view/60098
60. Shridhar D. Mhalsekar, Mohan G., Shrikantha S. Rao and K. V. Gangadharan, (2009) Determination of transient and steady state cutting in face milling operation using recurrence quantification analysis, ARPN journal of engineering and applied sciences, on December 2009,vol 4.no.10. http://www.arpnjournals.com/jeas/research_papers/rp_2009/jeas_1209_274.pdf
61. Umashankar K S, Abhinav Alva, K V Gangadharan and Vijay Desai (2009) Damping behaviour of cast and sintered aluminium, ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, August 2009 , Vol. 4 No. 6, http://www.arpnjournals.com/jeas/research_papers/rp_2009/jeas_0809_229.pdf
62. K V Gangadharan, C. Sujatha, V. Ramamurti. (2008) Dynamic response of railroad vehicles: a frequency domain approach. Int. J. Heavy Vehicle Systems (IJHVS), Vol. 15, No.1 . pp 65-81 http://inderscience.metapress.com/content/c539568l52167n61/
63. Shivaram A C, K V Gangadharan, (2007) Statistical modeling of a magneto-rheological fluid damper using design of experiments approach, Int. Journal of Smart Materials and Structures 16,(2007), pp1310-1314 http://iopscience.iop.org/0964-1726/16/4/044
64. K V Gangadharan, C. Sujatha, V. Ramamurti . (2007) Dynamic response of railroad vehicle to rail joints and average vertical profile (AVP) A Time Domain Approach. Int. J. Heavy Vehicle Systems (IJHVS) Vol. 14, No. 4 . pp 402-420, http://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticle.php?artid=15709

Achievements

• Designed and Setup of Centre for System Design a centre of Excellence with Industrial funding
• Virtual lab project in collaboration with seven IIT’s and five other Institutions (funded by NMEICT, MHRD GOI)
• Remote Triggered Lab – Only NIT to have this project along with different IITs

 

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