K Swaminathan

Designation: 

Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Tuesday, July 15, 1986

Professional Experience: 

  • Total Experience: 38 years
  • Experience at NITK: 36 years
  • Professor (Since January 2008) National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India.
  • Assistant Professor (June 2000– January 2008) National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India.
  • Lecturer (July 1986 – June 2000) National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India.
Contact Details

E-mail: 

swami7192@nitk.edu.in
swami7192@yahoo.co.in

Telephone: 

+91-824-247 3340

Mobile: 

+91-944-847 7825

Academic Background

Academic Background: 

  • Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay - Mumbai), 2000
  • M. E. - Structural Engineering (Indian Institute of Science, - Bangalore), 1984 
  • B. E. - Civil Engineering ( Coimbatore Institute of Technology - Coimbatore), 1981
Areas of Interest
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Analysis Composite and FGM Plates and Shells
  • Analytical and Experimental Investigation of Retrofitted Reinforced Concrete Beams
  • Concrete technology
Significant Projects
  • Seismic vulnerability and Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures for South West Region of India” sponsored under MHRD R & D scheme. Project cost is Rs. 20.00 lakhs for three years duration from 2003.
  • Earthquake response characteristics of Masonry in-fill Panels ” sponsored by BARC is under progress. Project cost is Rs. 25.00 lakhs for three years duration from 2007.
Supervision of Ph.D
Ongoing: 3
Completed: 5
Significant Publications

 

  1. Kant, T. and Swaminathan, K. “Estimation of transverse/interlaminar stresses in laminated composites – a selective review and survey of current developments”, Composite Structures, 49(1), 65-75, 2000.

  2. Kant, T. and Swaminathan, K. “Free vibration of isotropic, orthotropic and multilayer plates based on higher order refined theories”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 241(2), 319-327, 2001.

  3. Kant, T. and Swaminathan, K. “Analytical solutions using a higher order refined theory for the stability analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 10(4), 337-357, 2000.

  4. Kant, T. and Swaminathan, K. “Analytical solutions for free vibration of laminated composite and sandwich plates based on a higher order refined theory”, Composite Structures, 53(1), 73-85, 2001.

  5. Kant, T. and Swaminathan, K. “Analytical solutions for the static analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates based on a higher order refined theory”, Composite Structures, 56(4), 329-344, 2002.

  6. Swaminathan, K. and Ragounadin, D. “Analytical solutions using a higher order refined theory for the static analysis of antisymmetric angle ply composite and sandwich plates”, Composite Structures, 64(3-4), 405-417, 2004.

  7. Swaminathan, K., Patil, S. S., Nataraja, M. S. and Mahabaleshwara, K. S. “Bending of sandwich plates with antisymmetric angle ply face sheets - analytical evaluation of higher order refined computational models”, Composite Structures, 75(1-4), 114-120, 2006.
  8. Swaminathan, K., Patil, S. S. “Higher order computational model with 12 degrees of freedom for the stress analysis of antisymmetric angle ply plates - analytical solutions”, Composite Structures, 80(4), 595-608, 2007.

  9. Swaminathan, K., Patil, S. S. “Analytical solutions using a higher order refined computational model with 12 degrees of freedom for the free vibration analysis of antisymmetric angle ply plates”, Composite Structures, 82(2), 209-216, 2008.

  10. Swaminathan, K., Patil, S. S. “Higher order refined computational models for the free vibration analysis of antisymmetric angle ply plates”, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 27(5), 541-553, 2008.
  11. Swaminathan, K., and Sangwai, G. R. “Higher order model with 9 dof for the transverse stress analysis of antisymmetric angle ply laminated composite plates”, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 2(4), 367-375, 2009.
  12. Swaminathan, K., and Govind R. Sangwai. “Transverse stresses in antisymmetric angle ply sandwich plates – analytical evaluation of refined higher order shear deformation theories”, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 123-125, 599-602, 2010.
  13. Swaminathan, K. and Naveenkumar D. T. “Analytical solutions using a higher-order refined theory for the static analysis of functionally graded material plates.” Advanced Materials Research, 705, 30-35, 2013.

  14. Swaminathan K. and Naveenkumar D. T. “Assessment of first order computational model for free vibration analysis of FGM plates.” International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, 4(5), 115-118, 2013.

  15. Swaminathan K. and Naveenkumar D. T. “Computational Model for the Transverse Stress Analysis of FGM Plates – An Assessment.” International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, 6(4), 122-131, 2013.

  16. Swaminathan K. and Naveenkumar D. T. “Free Vibration Analysis of Single and Multilayered Sandwich FGM Plates - Assessment of Higher Order Refined Theories.” Applied Mechanics and Materials, 467, 300-305, 2013.

  17. Swaminathan, K. and Reginald Fernandes. “Higher order computational models for the thermo-elastic analysis of cross-ply laminated composite plates”, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, 4(5), 119-122, 2013.

  18. Swaminathan K. and Naveenkumar D. T. “Higher Order Refined Computational Models for the Stability Analysis of FGM plates – Analytical Solutions.” European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 47, 349-361, 2014.

  19. Swaminathan K., Naveenkumar D. T., Zenkour A. M., and Carrera E. “Stress, Vibration and Buckling Analyses of FGM Plates – A State-of-the-art Review” Composite Structures, 120, 10-31, 2015.

  20. Swaminathan K. and Sangeetha D.M. “Thermo-Elastic Analysis of FGM Plates based on Higher Order Refined Computational Model” International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, 4(13), 1-6, 2015.
  21. Swaminathan K. and Sangeetha D.M. “Temperature Dependent and Independent Material Properties of FGM Plates” IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, 2, 84-88, 2015.

  22. Swaminathan K. and Sangeetha D.M. “Thermal analysis of FGM plates – a critical review of various modelling techniques and solution methods” Composite Structures, 160, 43-60, 2017.

  23. Swaminathan, K., Sachin, H., and Rajanna, T. “Vibration and stability characteristics of functionally graded sandwich plates with / without porosity subjected to localized edge loadings”, Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, 2022.

  24. Swaminathan, K., Sachin, H., and Rajanna, T. “Influence of porosity and nonuniform in-plane edge loads on vibration and buckling response of power law and sigmoid function based fg sandwich plates with geometrical discontinuities”, Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, 2022. 


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