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Anil Kumar
Associate Professor
anil.kumar[at]me.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332-285105
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Research Interests
Machine Design, Mechanical Vibration, Vibration Mitigation, Magnetorheological (MR) and MRE Dampers, Piping Systems, Vibration Mitigation Systems, Elastomer Shock Isolators, Nonlinear Energy Sink Absorbers, Metamaterials in Vibration Mitigation, Structural Dynamics and Control, Structural Dynamic Testing, Identification and Monitoring, Pedestrian-Structure Interaction, Dynamics of Rail Vehicle, Semiactive Control of Indian Rail Vehicles at High Speed
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Educational Details
University of Trento, ITALY
2011
Ph.D, Mechanical and Structural Systems Engineering
IIT Roorkee
2006
M.Tech, Mechanical Engineering
IIT Roorkee
2002
B.Tech, Industrial Engineering
Professional Background
Scientist B
01 Jan 2006 - 01 Jan 2007
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
Post-doc Researcher
01 Jan 2011 - 01 Jan 2012
University of Trento, ITALY
Assistant Professor
01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2019
IIT Roorkee
Research
Projects
TOPIC START DATE FIELD DESCRIPTION FINANCIAL OUTLAY FUNDING AGENCY OTHER OFFICERS
Design and experimental implementation of a NES for targeted energy transfer of beam carrying rotor 01 Jan 2019 Design and experimental implementation of a NES for targeted energy transfer of beam carrying rotor 25.95 Lakh Core Research Grant, SERB-DST
Optimizing the Number of Fire Detectors in Crew Compartment of Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs) 01 Jan 2019 Optimizing the Number of Fire Detectors in Crew Compartment of Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs) 20.29 Lakh CFEES Delhi, DRDO Dr. K.B. Mishra
Design (mathematical modeling and simulation) of elastomer based shock absorption system 01 Jan 2018 Design (mathematical modeling and simulation) of elastomer based shock absorption system 18.82 Lakh R&DE (E) Pune, DRDO
Vibration and shock isolation techniques in electronics packaging 01 Jan 2018 Vibration and shock isolation techniques in electronics packaging 5 Lakh BEL Banglore
Study of stresses developed in a Rail-fishplate joint due to impact of wheels 01 Jan 2013 Study of stresses developed in a Rail-fishplate joint due to impact of wheels 9 lakh Faculty Initiation Grant IIT Roorkee
Structural safety of industrial steel tanks, pressure vessels and piping systems under seismic load 01 Jan 2009 Structural safety of industrial steel tanks, pressure vessels and piping systems under seismic load 1790383.80 Euro European Commission Prof. O.S. Bursi
Design and integrity assessment of high strength tubular structures for extreme loading conditions 01 Jan 2008 Design and integrity assessment of high strength tubular structures for extreme loading conditions 1432497.32 Euro European Commission Prof. O.S. Bursi




Publications

Refereed International Journal Papers

  1. Iqbal M, Jaya MM, Bursi OS, Kumar A, Ceravolo R (2020), Flexural band gaps and response attenuation of periodic piping systems enhanced with localized and distributed resonators. Scientific Reports, 10 (85). (Q1: 4.122)
  2. Kumar P, Kumar A, Racic V & Erlicher S, Modelling vertical human walking forces using self-sustained oscillator, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 99, 345-363, 2018   (Q1: 5.005)
  3. Kumar P, Kumar A & Racic V, Modeling of longitudinal human walking force using self-sustained oscillator, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 18 (6), 1850080, 2018. (Q2: 2.005)
  4. Kumar P, Kumar A & Erlicher S, A nonlinear oscillator model to generate lateral walking force on a rigid flat surface, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 18 (2), 185002, 2018. (Q2: 2.005)
  5. Sharma SK & Kumar A, Disturbance rejection and force tracking controller of nonlinear lateral vibrations in passenger rail vehicle using MR fluid damper, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 29(2) 279–297, 2018. (Q2: 2.594)
  6. Sharma SK & Kumar A, Ride comfort of a higher speed rail vehicle using a magneto-rheological suspension system, Proceedings of the institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part K: Journal of Multi-body dynamics, Vol. 232(1) 32–48, 2018. (Q3/Q4: 1.379)
  7. Sharma SK & Kumar A, Impact of longitudinal train dynamics on ride comfort and train operations: A simulation based study, Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies, Vol 6(3), 197-203, 2018. (Q4:0.325)
  8. Sharma SK & Kumar A, Ride performance of a high speed rail vehicle using controlled semi active suspension, Smart Material and Structures , 26 (5), 2017 (Q1: 3.812)
  9. Kumar P, Kumar A & Erlicher S, A modified hybrid Van der Pol-Duffing-Rayleigh oscillator for modelling the lateral walking force on a rigid floor, Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, Vol. 358, 1-14 , 2017.  (Q1: 1.820)
  10. Sharma, SK & Kumar, A , Impact of electric locomotive traction of the passenger vehicle Ride quality in longitudinal train dynamics in the context of Indian railways, Mechanics & Industry, 18, 2017.  (Q4: 0.771)
  11. Saini U, Sharma SK & Kumar A, Semi-active control to reduce lateral vibration of passenger rail vehicle by using disturbance rejection and continuous state damper controller, Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies, 7(2), pp.117-129, 2019. (Q4:0.325)
  12. Kumar A, Erlicher S & Argoul P, Phase difference in lateral synchronization of pedestrian floors using a modified hybrid Van der Pol/ Rayleigh oscillator, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 16 (08) , 2016.  (Q2: 2.005)
  13. Reza MS, Bursi OS, Paolacci F & Kumar A, Enhanced seismic performance of non-standard bolted flange joints for petrochemical piping systems, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 30, 124-136, 2014. (Q2: 2.344)
  14. Bursi OS, Kumar A, Abbiati G & Ceravolo R, Identification, model updating and validation of a steel twin deck curved cable-stayed footbridge, Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 29 (9), 703-722, 2014. (Q1: 5.189)
  15. Trovato A., Kumar A., Erlicher S., "Stability analysis of entrained solutions of the non-autonomous modified hybrid Van der Pol/Rayleigh oscillator: theory and application to pedestrian modelling", Annals of Solid and Structural Mechanics, (Springer) Vol. 6 (1), pp. 1-16. 2014. (Scoupus)
  16. Kumar A. and Fragonara LZ, Identification of weak non-linearities in cables of cable-stayed footbridges, Int. J. of Lifecycle Performance Engineering, Vol.1, No.3, pp.292 – 313, 2013 (Non SCI-peer review)
  17. Ceravolo R, Tondini N, Abbiati G & Kumar A, Dynamic characterization of complex bridge structures with passive control systems, Structural Control & Health Monitoring, 19(4), 511-534, 2012. (Q1: 3.870)
  18. Zanon G, Kumar A, Bursi OS, Ferrario F, Giacobbe A, High strength tubular columns and connections under earthquake, fire loading and fatigue, Metallurgia Italiana, No.3, pp.25-31, 2011. (Q4: 0.466)

Refereed International Conference Papers

  1. Kedia N.K., Kumar A. and Singh Y., “Mathematical Modeling of Metro Train-Track Coupled System”, 16th International Conference on Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering Computing CIVIL COMP 2019, Lake Garda, Italy, 16-19 September 2019.
  2. Kedia N.K., Kumar A. and Singh Y., “Mathematical Modeling of Metro Train Induced Vibrations Using Finite Element Method”, 14th International Conference on Vibration Problems ICOVP 2019, Crete, Greece, 1-4 September 2019.
  3. Goyal D., Singh S., Kumar A., “Multibody Modelling of a rail vehicle using MR suspension system, International Conference on Differential Equations and Control Problems: Modeling, Analysis and Computations(ICDECP19), IIT Mandi, H.P., India, 17-19 June, 2019.
  4. Kedia N.K. and Kumar A, A Review on Vibration Generation due to Subway Train and Mitigation Techniques, International Symposium on Geotechnics for Transportation Infrastructure, ISGTI 2018, IIT Delhi, India, 7-8 April, 2018.
  5. Sharma, SK & Kumar A, The Impact of a rigid-flexible system on the ride quality of passenger bogies using a flexible carbody, in ‘Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance’ (Civil-Comp Press, 2016), Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy, April 5-8, 2016.
  6. Kulkarni D, Sharma SK, & Kumar A, Finite element analysis of a fishplate rail joint due to wheel impact, International Conference on Advances in Dynamics, Vibration and Control (ICADVC-2016) NIT Durgapur, India, February 25-27, 2016.
  7. Sethi MK, Kumar P & Kumar A (2016), Transient vibration reduction of a powertrain using MRE based adaptive tuned vibration absorber, International Conference on Advances in Dynamics and Control (ICADVC 2016), NIT Durgapur, India, February 25-27, 2016.
  8. Sethi MK, Kumar P & Kumar A (2015), Transient vibration reduction of a powertrain using MRE based adaptive tuned vibration absorber, 12th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP 2015), IIT Guwahati, India, December 14-17, 2015.
  9. Sharma, SK & Kumar A (2015), Dynamics analysis of wheel rail contact using FEA, in 12th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP 2015), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India, December 14- 17, 2015.
  10. Kumar P & Kumar A (2015), Modelling of Lateral Human Walking Force by Self-sustained Oscillator, 12th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP 2015), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India, December 14- 17, 2015.
  11. Sharma SK, Kumar A & Sharma RC (2014), Challenges in railway vehicle modeling and simulations, International Conference on Newest Drifts in Mechanical Engineering ICNDME-2014, Maharishi Markandeshwar University, India, December 20-21, 2014.
  12. Kumar P & Kumar A (2014), Materials for energy harvesting from Ambient Vibration: A literature review, 23rd International Conference on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials: XXIII (PFAM-23 2014)- IIT Roorkee, December 5-7, 2014.
  13. Paolacci F, Reza MS, Bursi OS, Gresnit N & Kumar A (2013), Main issues on the seismic design of industrial piping systems and components, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division (PVP 2013), Paris, July 14-18, 2013.
  14. Bursi OS, Ussia A & Kumar A (2013), Structural health monitoring of a complex cable-stayed footbridge and reliability assessment, 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR 2013), New York, June 16-20,  2013.
  15. Bursi OS, Reza MS, Kumar A & Paolacci F (2012), Seismic analysis of bolted flange joints in piping systems for oil and gas industries, 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (15WCEE), Lisbon, September 24-28, 2012

Refereed National Conference Papers

  1. Kumar P., Kumar A. (2013), "Human induced vibration in structures", Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering (RAME 2013), October 05-06, Quantum School of Technology Roorkee, 2013.
  2. Sharma S.K., Kumar A. (2013), "A comparative study of indian and worldwide railways", Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering (RAME 2013), October 05-06, Quantum School of Technology Roorkee, 2013.

Report

  1. Bursi O.S.Kumar A., et al. "Design and Integrity Assessment of High Strength Tubular Structures for Extreme Loading Conditions", European Commission, 2011.
  2. Reza M.S., Kumar A., Paolacci F., Bursi O.S., et al. "Structural safety of industrial steel tanks, pressure vessels and piping systems under seismicload", European Commission, 2012.

 

 

Honors And Awards
Honors
European University Association
2011
Doctor Europaeus
MemberShips
Mechanical Vibration and Shock Sectional Committee, BIS
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Member
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
Sustainable Transportation Systems ( CT-612 )
Autumn
Machine Design ( MI 463 )
Autumn
Vibration & Noise ( MI 321 )
Autumn
Machine Design ( MIN 302 )
Spring
Measurement & Instrumentation ( MI 362 )
Spring
Introduction to Mechanical Engineering ( MI 101A )
Autumn
Introduction to Production & Industrial Engineering ( MI 101B )
Autumn
Automatic Control ( MI 466 )
Spring
Mechanical Engineering Drawing ( MI 108 )
Spring
Students
SuperVisions
DESIGN OF A NONLINEAR ABSORBER FOR A BEAM ROTOR SYSTEM
01 Jan 2019 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Mr. Rajni Kant, MIED
DESIGN OF SMART METASTRUCTURE FOR VIBRATION MITIGATION OF MECHANICAL SYSTEMS
01 Jan 2017 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. Oreste S Bursi, UNITN Italy, Scholar: Mr. Mohd. Iqbal, MIED
MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF TRAIN-INDUCED VIBRATIONS FOR SURFACE, ELEVATED AND UNDERGROUND TRAINS
01 Jan 2017 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. Yogendra Singh, DEQ IITR, Scholar: Mr. Naveen Kumar Kedia, CTRANS
MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF INDIAN RAIL VEHICLE WITH SEMI-ACTIVE SUSPENSION SYSTEM
01 Jan 2017 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Mr. Sultan Singh, MIED
MODELLING OF HUMAN INDUCED FORCE ON STRUCTURES
01 Jan 2013 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Prakash Kumar
MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF INDIAN RAIL VEHICLE
01 Jan 2013 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Sunil Kumar Sharma
Associate Scholars
Naveen Kedia
IIT ROORKEE
MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF TRAIN-INDUCED VIBRATIONS FOR SURFACE, ELEVATED AND UNDERGROUND TRAINS
Mohd. Iqbal
DESIGN OF SMART METASTRUCTURE FOR VIBRATION MITIGATION OF MECHANICAL SYSTEMS
Sultan Singh
MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF INDIAN RAIL VEHICLE WITH SEMI-ACTIVE SUSPENSION SYSTEM
Rajni Kant
DESIGN OF A NONLINEAR ABSORBER FOR A BEAM ROTOR SYSTEM
Romi Dhakad
DESIGN OF ELASTOMER BASED SHOCK ABSORPTION SYSTEM
Sunil Kumar
DESIGN OF VIBRATION ISOLATION FOR ELECTRONICS COMPONENTS
Sunil Kumar Maurya
DESIGN OF VIBRATION MITIGATION SYSTEM FOR METRO AND HIGH SPEED TRAINS
Miscellaneous
Events
Probabilistic Analysis of Process Plants and Design of Metamaterial-based Shields for Enhanced Perfo
01 Jan 2019 - Present
GIAN, MHRD
Vibration Mitigation Systems Analysis and Design
01 Jan 2019 - Present
QIP
Monitoring, control and identification of bridges by dynamic methods
01 Jan 2010 - Present
CISM, ITALY
Time-frequency methods for structural health monitoring
01 Jan 2009 - Present
Ecole des Ponts paris Tech, Paris, FRANCE
VIBRATION MITIGATION TECHNIQUES: THEORY & APPLICATION
01 Jan 2016 - Present
QIP, MHRD, Govt. of India
Theoretical and experimental modal analysis, identification and diagnostics
01 Jan 2009 - Present
University of Trento, ITALY
Advanced nonlinear strategies for vibration mitigation and system identification
01 Jan 2008 - Present
CISM, ITALY
Full- scale and model-scale studies of dynamical behaviour and modal analysis of structures
01 Jan 2008 - Present
Opole University of Technology, Opole, POLAND
Visits
Politecnico di Torino, Torino, ITALY
2010-01-01
Research collaboration
University of Trento, Italy
2019-01-01
Research collaboration
École des Ponts ParisTech (ENPC), Paris, FRANCE
2009-01-01
Research collaboration