Ravikiran Kadoli


Professor and Head of Department

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Saturday, September 9, 1995

Professional Experience: 

In the field of teaching since 1993.

Contact Details


rkkadoli [at] nitk.edu.in


+91-9844400659 Extn. 3658
Academic Background

BE (Mech Engg); MTech (Adv Mfg Engg); PhD (Buckling of Shells under Thermal Environment)

Areas of Interest

Structural mechanics: Vibration,Buckling,stress analysis; Functionally graded materials--Development, Mechanics and applications; Magnetostrictrive materials and its application; Fluid Structure Interaction; and other coupled problems like heat and mass transfer with focus to desiccants,Computation fluid dynamics.

Supervision of Ph.D

6 completed.
6 ongoing

Significant Publications

1. Hiremath, C. R., Kadoli Ravikiran, V V Katti, (2018) Experimental and theoretical study on dehumidification potential of clay additives based CaCl2 composite desiccants, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol 129, pp.70-83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2017.09.127
2. Pravin Malik, Ravikiran Kadoli, Thermo-elastic response of SUS316-Al2O3 functionally graded beams under various heat loads, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Volumes 128–129, August 2017, Pages 206-223.
3. Mahesh Davanageri, S. Narendranath, Ravikiran Kadoli, (2015) Influence of Heat Treatment on Microstructure, Hardness and Wear Behavior of Super Duplex Stainless Steel AISI 2507, American Journal of Materials Science, (Scientific & Academic Publishing Co., USA) 5(3C), pp.48-52. DOI: 10.5923/c.materials.201502.10
4. Mahesh Davanageri, S. Narendranath, Ravikiran Kadoli, (2017) Influence of Ageing Time on Hardness, Microstructure and Wear behavior of AISI2507 Super Duplex Stainless Steel, Materials Research Express, Volume 4, , Pages . hhtps://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/aa80a1.
5. Davanageri, M., Narendranath, S., Kadoli, R., Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of Super Duplex Stainless Steel AISI 2507: A Statistical Approach. Archives of Foundry Engineering, Volume 16, Issue 4, 1 December 2016, Pages 47-56.
6. Pravin Malik and Ravikiran Kadoli, (July 2016) Nonlinear bending and free vibration response of SUS316-Al2O3 functionally graded plasma sprayed beams: theoretical and experimental study. Journal of Vibration and Control, 1–14, DOI: 10.1177/1077546316659422, jvc.sagepub.com
7. Somasundaram,B., Kadoli, R., Ramesh, M.R. and Ramesh, C.S. (2016) ‘High temperature corrosion behaviour of HVOF sprayed WC-CrC-Ni coatings’, Int.J. Surface Science and Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp.400–413.
8. Pravin Malik, Ravikiran Kadoli., (November 2015) Thermal induced motion of functionally graded beams subjected to surface heating, Ain Shams Engineering Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asej.201510.010 (open access journal, production and hosting by Elsevier B V and peer review under responsibility of Ain Shams University).
9. Muralidhar Lakkanna, Ravikiran Kadoli, G. C. Mohan Kumar, (2015) Citicality of Appreciating Non-Newtonianivity in Plastic Injection Mould Conduit Design. International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research, Volume 42,Issue 4, 301-314.301-314
10. Muralidhar Lakkanna, , G.C. Mohan Kumar, Ravikiran Kadoli, Computational design of mould sprue for injection moulding thermoplastics, Journal of Computational Design and Engineering, Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2016, Pages 37–52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcde.2015.06.006
11. Ahmed Ramzy, Ravikiran Kadoli, (2015) Modified PGC model and its validation by experiments for heat and moisture transfer analysis in a vertical fluidized desiccant bed, Applied Thermal Engineering 81 (2015) 83-91.
12. Ahmed Ramzy, Ravikiran Kadoli and T. P. Ashok Babu, (January – 2015) Experimental Procedure to Develop the Isotherm Equation for Moisture Adsorption on Silica Gel Particles, Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science and Technology (JMEST) ISSN: 3159-0040, Vol. 2 Issue 1, pp.71-76.
13. B. Somasundaram, Ravikiran Kadoli, M. R. Ramesh, (April 2015) Hot Corrosion Behaviour of HVOF Sprayed (Cr3C2–35 %NiCr) + 5 % Si Coatings in the Presence of Na2SO4–60 % V2O5 at 700oC, Trans Indian Institute of Metals, Volume 68, Issue 2, pp 257-268, (October 2014:DOI 10.1007/s12666-014-0453-0).
14. B. Somasundaram, Ravikiran Kadoli, and M.R. Ramesh, (14 May 2014) Evaluation of Cyclic Oxidation and Hot Corrosion Behavior of HVOF-Sprayed WC-Co/NiCrAlY Coating. ASM International, Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, Vol.23, Issue 6, pp.1000-1008.
15. Ramzy K A., Ravikiran Kadoli, T.P.Ashok Babu, (2014), Significance of axial heat conduction in non-isothermal adsorption process in a desiccant packed bed. Intl J Thermal Sciences, Vol.76, pp.68-81.
16. A Ramzy K., Ravikiran Kadoli, T.P.Ashok Babu, (2013), Experimental and theoretical investigations on the cyclic operation of TSA cycle for air dehumidification using packed beds of silica gel particles. Energy, Vol.56, pp.8-24.
17. Hiremath, C. R. and Kadoli Ravikiran, (2013) Experimental studies on heat and mass transfer in a packed bed of burnt clay impregnated with CaCl2 liquid desiccant and exploring the use of gas side resistance model, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol.50, Issue, pp.1299-1310. DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2012.08.002.
18. A Ramzy K., Ravikiran Kadoli, T.P.Ashok Babu, (2012), Performance studies on the desiccant packed bed with varying particle size distribution along the bed. Intl. J. Refrigeration, Vol.35, No.3, pp.663-675.
19. A. Ramzy K., T.P.Ashok Babu and Ravikiran Kadoli. (2011) Semi-Analytical Method for Heat and Moisture Transfer in Packed Bed of Silica Gel, Intl. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.54, pp.983-993.
20. A. Ramzy K., R Kadoli. and T.P.Ashok Babu (2011) Improved Utilisation of Desiccant Material in Packed Bed Dehumidifier using Composite Particles. Renewable Energy, Volume 36, Issue 2, February 2011, Pages 732-742.
21. Ravikiran Kadoli, Kashif Akthar and Ganesan N, (2008) Static analysis of functionally graded beams using higher order shear deformation theory, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol.32, pp.2509-2525.
22. Ravikiran Kadoli and N. Ganesan. (2006) Buckling and free vibration analysis of functionally graded cylindrical shells subjected to a temperature specified boundary condition. Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 289(3), pp.450-480.
23. N. Ganesan and Ravikiran Kadoli (2005) A Semi-Analytical Finite Element Analysis of Piezothermoelastic Shells of Revolution. COMPUTERS and STRUCTURES An International Journal, Vol.83 (15-16), pp.1305-1319.
24. Ravikiran Kadoli and N. Ganesan (2005) A Theoretical Analysis of Linear Thermal Buckling of Composite Hemispherical Shells with a Cut-out at the Apex. Journal of Composite Structures, Vol.68, pp.81-101.
25. Ravikiran Kadoli and N. Ganesan (2004) Parametric resonance of a composite cylindrical shell containing pulsatile flow of hot fluid, Composite Structures, Vol.65(3-4), pp.391-404.
26. Ganesan, N. and Ravikiran Kadoli (2004) Studies on linear thermoelastic buckling and free vibration analysis of geometrically perfect hemispherical shells with cut-out. Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol.277, pp.855-879.
27. Ganesan, N. and Ravikiran Kadoli (2004) A study on dynamic stability of a cylindrical shell conveying a pulsatile flow of hot fluid. Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol.247, pp.953-984.
28. Ravikiran Kadoli and N. Ganesan (2004) Studies on dynamic behavior of composite and isotropic cylindrical shells with PZT layers under axisymmetric temperature variation, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol.271, No.1-2, pp.103-130.
29. Ravikiran Kadoli and N. Ganesan (2003) Free vibration and buckling studies on composite shells conveying hot fluid, Composite Structures, 60(1), 19-32.
30. Ganesan, N. and Ravikiran Kadoli (2003) Buckling and dynamic analysis on piezothermoelastic composite cylindrical shell, Composite Structures, 59(1), 45-60.
• Papers published National Journals
31. Malik Pravin, Kadoli Ravikiran and Ganesan N, (2007) Effect of boundary conditions and convection on the thermally induced motion of beams subjected to internal heating, J. Zhejian University SCIENCE A, Vol.8 (7), pp.1044-1052.
32. K Akthar and R Kadoli (2008) Stress analysis of SUS304-Ceramics functionally graded beams using third order shear deformation theory, Institution of Engineers (India) Journal MC, April 2008, 89, 31-37.
33. NILANJAN COOMAR and RAVIKIRAN KADOLI (2010) Comparative analysis of steady state heat transfer in a TBC and functionally graded air cooled gas turbine blade, Sadhana Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences, Vol. 35, Part 1, February 2010, pp. 1–17. © Indian Academy of Sciences.
34. Raghavendra Joshi, Subba Rao M, and Ravikiran Kadoli, (July 2013) “Finite element Magneto-static analysis of magnetostrictive (Tb0.3Dy0.7Fe1.95) actuator with different housing materials”, Defence Science Journal, Vol.63, No.4, pp. 423-428. Presented in the 1st Intl. Conf. on Functional Materials for Defence 2012 (ICFMD 2012) Organised Jointly by Defense Institute of Armament Technology Pune India, Naval Post Graduate School USA, and Office of Naval Research (USA), May 18-20, 2012.


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Dr. Ravikiran Kadoli, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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