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Department of Aerospace Engineering
     
Arun C.O., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
 
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Education
  • Ph.D (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras)
  • M.Tech in Structural Engineering (National Institute of Technology, Calicut.)
  • B.Tech in Civil Engineering (T K M College of Engineering, Kerala University)

Experience
  • Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala[ january 2020-Till Now]
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala[ October 2013-December 2019]
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Warangal, Andra Pradesh. [June 2012-October 2013].
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbadur, Tamil Nadu. [June 2011-May 2012].
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Amrita Viswa Vidyapetham, Coimbatore [October 2009- May 2011]

Research Work / Area

Computational structural mechanics: Meshfree methods, Finite element method, Stochastic mechanics, Structural reliability, Fragility Analysis of Structures, Damage mechanics, Sloshing etc. 


Funded Project

 

  1. Random Field Discretization in Stochastic Meshfree Method ( 3.3 L -research seed money project at NIT Warangal)
  2. Structural Reliability of Thin Cylindrical and Spherical Shells used for Aerospace Structures( 24 L - IIST ISRO Project)

Student Guidance

PhD

Ongoing                 :  5

·       Mr. Akhil  (Regular, Joined on August 2021)

Broad Area: Structural Mechanics

·       Mr. Vinay Narayan (External, Sponsored by ISRO Joined on July 2021)

Broad area: Phase Field Fracture Mechanics

{ DoS supervisor: Dr. Jayakumar K, VSSC}

·       Mr. Sameer Ahamed  (JRF in  ISRO, Joined on September 2020)

Broad Area: Inflatable Structures

{ DoS supervisor: Dr. Rajeev G Nair, VSSC}

·       Mr. A Sreekumar (External, Sponsored by ISRO Joined on July 2018)

Broad area:  Composite Filament Wound Pressure Vessels

{DoS supervisor: Dr. T V Radakrishnan, VSSC}

·       Ms. Aswathy M. (Regular, Joined on July 2018 and tentative date of  submission – March 2022)

Area: Stochastic Meshless methods for Structural Mechanics

 

Completed             : 1

·       Dr. Shashank Vadlamani (Regular, Joined on January 2015 & Defended on 31st October 2019)

Thesis: A Stochastic Wavelet Finite Element method using B-Spline Wavelet on the Interval for Problems in Structural Mechanics

 

 

M. Tech.

Completed              : 10

·       Mr. Rajesh Takkur- (2021)  Biomechanics of Atalanto-axial complex for Various Posterior Fixation Techniques

{Co-guide: Dr. Shrijith M B, AIIMS- New Delhi}

·       Mr. Vinay Narayan – (2021) Phase Field Modelling of Fracture

·       Mr. Raj Teja- (2021) Friction Induced Damping in Bolted Lap Joint

{Co-guide: Dr. Praveenkrishna I R, IIST}

·       Mr. A Sreekumar- (2019) Analysis of Filament Wound Composite Pressure Vessels using Element free Galerkin method

·       Mr. Girish Kumar S.-(2019) Seismic Fragility Analysis of Concrete Gravity Dams using HDMR

{Co-guide: Dr. Robin Davis, NIT Calicut}

·       Mr. Vikas Sharma- (2018) Development and Validation of a Simple Two Degree of Freedom Model for Predicting Maximum Sloshing Wave Height in a Cylindrical Tank

{Co-guide: Dr. Praveenkrishna I R, IIST}

·       Mr. Unnikrishnan K R- (2017) Wrinkling and Vibration Analysis of Pre-stressed Membranes using Element Free Galerkin Method

{Co-guide: Dr. Praveenkrishna I R, IIST}

·       Mr. M. SyamKumar-(2016) Application of Element Free Galerkin Method in 2D Nonlinear Static Problems

{Co-guide: Dr. Praveenkrishna I R, IIST}

·       Ms. Pallavi Singh- (2015) Investigations on Wrinkling Characteristics of Thin Plates Subjected to Tensile Loading

·       Ms. Ch. Sankeerthi-(2013) A Study on Effect of Shear Lag on Bolted Steel Tension Members {NIT Warangal}

 

B. Tech.

Completed       : 17

·       Mr. Gnani Ankathi - (2021) Analysis & Simulation of Crack Initiation and Propagation in Different Applications using Graphical Finite Element Analysis

·       Mr. Dheeraj Kumar - (2021) Stochastic Kinematic Modeling and Simulation of Cylindrical Grinding Process

{Co-guide: Dr. Sooraj V S}

·       Ms Anjumol K S – (2020)  Solution of Large Deformation in Thin Plates

{Co-guide: Dr. Praveenkrishna I R}

·       Mr. Subham Nandi - (2019) A B-Spline Wavelet on the Interval Based Finite Element Formulation for Material Nonlinearity

·       Mr. Waris Khan- (2019) Study of Sloshing in Rectangular Tanks

{Co-guide: Dr. Praveenkrishna I R}

·       Mr. Akash Sharma – (2019) Stochastic Surface Modelling and Grinding Process incorporating Straightness Error

{Co-guide: Dr. Sooraj V S}

·       Mr. Jitendra Kumar Kumawat – (2018) Stochastic Modelling and Predictive Generation of Engineering Surfaces                                     

{Co-guide: Dr. Sooraj V S}

·       Mr. Uttam Singh – (2019) Probabilistic Analysis of Piezoelectric Harvesters with Electrostatically Adjustable Resonance Frequency

{Co-guide: Dr. Bijudas C R}

·       Ms. D Pavani - (2018) Nonlinear Beam Analysis using Element Free Galerkin Method

{Co-guide: Dr. Praveenkrishna I R}

·       Mr. Mohammed Afzal Rafiq- (2018) Boundary Node Method for Solving Interior and Exterior Problems in Acoustics

{Co-guide: Dr. Praveenkrishna I R}

·       Mr. Souvik Das – (2018) Dynamic Analysis of Euler-Bernoulli Beam using Wavelet FEM

·       Mr. Venkata Reghu G. - (2018) Stochastic Analysis of Piezoelectric Harvester

{Co-guide: Dr. Bijudas C R}

·       Ms. Jesna Rose K A - (2018) Stochastic Fracture Mechanics Based Design of Bio-inspired Composites

{Co-guide: Dr. Anup S}

·       Ms. Ananti Saroj- (2017) Design of Bio-inspired Composite using Probabilistic Fracture Mechanics

{Co-guide: Dr. Anup S}

·       Mr. Aman Gupta – (2016) Stochastic Meshfree Method for Elastic Buckling Analysis of Columns

·       Mr. Deepak kumar, Mr.Subham Gupta, Mr.Chandan Tiwari, Mr.Ravi Kumar (2013) Reliability Analysis of Laterally Supported Steel Beams {NIT Warangal}

·       Mr. S.Kasi Viswanathan, Ms K.Nethra, Mr. V.Prasanna, Mr. A.Syed Mohamed- (2012)   Towards an Eco-Friendly Concrete with Waste Glass and Rice Husk Ash {SVCE}

 

Journal Papers:

1.      Aswathy, M., Arun C. O., "Perturbation based stochastic meshless method for buckling analysis of plates" International Journal of Computational Methods. (Impact Factor: 2.193, Accepted)

2.    K. R. Unnikrishnan,  I.R. Praveen Krishna, C. O. Arun, “Wrinkling analysis of pre-stressed rectangular membranes using element free Galerkin method” International Journal of Computational Methods, 2021 (Impact Factor: 2.193).

3.     Aswathy, M., Arun C. O., "An improved response function based stochastic meshless method for problems in elasto-statics" Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol 372, 2020 (Impact Factor-6.756)

4.     Vadlamani, S., Arun C. O.," A stochastic B-spline wavelet on the interval finite element method for beams "Computers & Structures, Vol 233, 2020. (Impact Factor:4.578)

5.     Vadlamani, S., Arun C. O.," A stochastic B-spline wavelet on the interval finite element method for problems in elasto-statics " Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol 58, 2019 (Impact Factor: 3.35)

6.     Sharma, V., Arun C. O, Krishna, I. R. P., " Development and validation of a simple two degree of freedom model for predicting maximum fundamental sloshing mode wave height in a cylindrical tank". Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 461, 2019. (Impact Factor: 3.655)

7.     Saroja, A., Rose J.K.A., Arun C.O., Anup S.,  "Design of a Bio-inspired Composite using Probabilistic Fracture Mechanics", Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 2019, Vol 95, pp 96-102  . (Impact Factor: 3.902) 

8.      Vadlamani, S., Arun C. O., "Construction of Beam Elements Considering von Kármán Nonlinear Strains using B-spline Wavelet on the Interval",  Applied Mathematical Modelling, 2019, Vol 68., pp675-695.(Impact Factor: 5.129)

9.      Vadlamani, S., Arun C. O., " A Background Cell Based Numerical Integration For B-Spline Wavelet On The Interval Finite Element Method", Engineering Computations, 2019,       Vol 36., No 2. Pp 569-598. (Impact Factor: 1.593)

10.   Gupta, A., Arun C. O., "Stochastic Meshfree Method for Elastic Buckling Analysis of Column", Computers & Structures, January 2018, Vol 194. pp 32-47.  (Impact Factor:4.578)

11.    Arun, C. O., Rao, B. N., Srinivasan, S. M., "Stochastic Meshfree Method for Elasto-Plastic Damage Analysis", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2010, Vol. 199, pp. 2590-2606; (Impact Factor-6.756)

12.    Arun, C. O., Rao, B. N., Srinivasan, S. M., "Continuum Damage Growth Analysis Using Element Free Galerkin Method",  Sadhana, June 2010,Vol. 35, Part 3, pp. 279-301;     (Impact Factor – 1.18).

13.   Arun, C. O., Rao, B. N., and Sivakumar, S. M., "On Material Discontinuity Treatment in Element Free Galerkin Method", Journal of Structural Engineering, SERC, 2009, Vol.36, No.3, pp 182-194

14.   Arun, C. O., Rao, B. N., and Sivakumar, S. M., "A Stochastic Meshfree Method for Damage Mechanics", Journal of Structural Engineering, SERC, Vol 34, No.3, August-September 2007, pp 181-190

15.   Arun, C. O., Pillai, T. M. M., "Reliability Studies of Deteriorating Reinforced Concrete Flexural Members" Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India). Vol 86. February 2006, pp 139-144 

Recent Conference Papers:

1.       Aswathy, M., Arun C. O., An Improved Response Function Based Stochastic Meshless Method for Bending Analysis of Thin Plates, International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition- ASME, 2021  (Accepted for oral presentation)

2.      Aswathy, M., Arun C. O., An Improved response function based stochastic meshless method for Reliability analysis of Euler-Bernoulli Beams, Proceedings of  the International Conference on Systems, Energy & Environment-2021; Available at SSRN:https://ssrn.com/abstract=3793872

3.   D. Paavani, M. Aswathy, C. O. Arun and I. R. Praveen Krishna, Analysis of geometrically nonlinear Euler-Bernoulli beam using EFGM., International Conference on Materials, Mechanics and Structures, NIT Calicut, July 2020.(IOP Conference Series: Material Science and Engineering-Vol 936, 1, 2020)

4.    Aswathy, M., Arun C. O., Stochastic meshless method for Euler-Bernoulli beams with spatially varying Young’s modulus,64th CONGRESS OF ISTAM., December 2019, IIT Bhubaneswar.

5.       K. R. Unnikrishnan., I.R. Praveen Krishna., C. O. Arun., Free Vibration analysis of Pre-stressed nonhomogeneous membranes using element free Galerkin Method., Seventh International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulations, ICCMS 2019, IIT Mandi .

6.      Gireeshkumar S., Arun C. O. and Robin Davis P., “Structural Reliability study on Concrete Gravity Dam” 4th Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics 2019(INCAM 2019), July 2019 .

7.    Vadlamani, S., Arun C. O., “A stochastic B-spline wavelet on the interval finite element method for elastic buckling of columns” 10th International Conference on Computational Methods, Singapore., July 2019

8.    K. R. Unnikrishnan., C. O. Arun.,  I.R. Praveen Krishna., “Wrinkling analysis of pre-stressed membranes using element free Galerkin method” 10th International Conference on Computational Methods, Singapore., July 2019

9.    K. R. Unnikrishnan., I.R. Praveen Krishna., C. O. Arun., “Free vibration analysis of pre-stressed membrane using element free Galerkin method”, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, University College of Engineering Osmania University., March 2019

10.    Vadlamani, S., Arun C. O., “B-spline wavelet finite element method for static analysis of 1D problem with material non-homogeneity” International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures, Hyderabad, December 2017

11.    K. R. Unnikrishnan., I.R. Praveen Krishna., C. O. Arun., “Mesh dependency study on wrinkling and vibration analysis on pre-stressed membranes”, 4th International Conference on Material Mechanics and Management., College of Engineering Trivandrum, July 2017.

12.    Ananti Saroj, Anup, S., Arun C. O., “Design of Bio-Inspired Material Using Two Dimensional Probabilistic Fracture Mechanics”, 3rd Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics (INCAM) 2017 held at MNNIT, Allahabad,  5– 7 July 2017. (Selected as Best paper in Design)

13.    Vadlamani, S., Arun C. O., “B-spline Wavelet Finite Element Method for 1D Bi-material Problems in Elasto-Statics”, Sixth International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulations, 2016, IIT Bombay.

14.    Gupta, A., Arun C. O., “Meshfree Analysis of Beams and Columns in the Presence of Initial Damage”, Sixth International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulations, 2016, IIT Bombay.

15.    Singh, P., Arun C. O., “Wrinkling of Simply Supported Plate having Hole Subjected to Tensile Loading”, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering, 2015, CUSAT, Kochi, Kerala.

16.    Gupta, A., Arun C. O., “A Study on Effect of Initial Damage on Bending of Beams using EFGM”, National Conference on Alternate Building Materials and Construction Practices., 2015., Angamali, Kerala.

17.    Singh, P., Arun C. O., “Buckling Characteristics of Laminated Composite Plate with Discontinuities-A Review”, ISAMPE National Conference on Composites, 2014, Thiruvananthapuram.

Book/Monograph:

      Arun C. O, B. N. Rao, S. M. Srinivasan,  Stochastic Meshfree Method for Elasto-Plastic Damage Analysis; LAP Lambert Academic  Publishing GmbH &CO.KG, Germany,  2010, ISBN:978-3-8383-8297-5.

Book Chapters:

1.      K. R. Unnikrishnan., I.R. Praveen Krishna., C. O. Arun., “Free vibration analysis of pre-stressed membrane using element free Galerkin method”,  in Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering- Emerging Trends in Smart Modeling systems and Design; ; Vol. 3,  Springer, 2020.                                                                                                                                  (www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030243135)

2.      K. R. Unnikrishnan., I.R. Praveen Krishna., C. O. Arun., “Mesh dependency study on wrinkling and vibration analysis on pre-stressed membranes” in Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Material Mechanics and Management, CRC Press-Taylor and Francis (DOI: 10.1201/9781351227544)

3.      C. O. ArunB.N. Rao, S. M. Sivakumar, An Application of Stochastic Meshfree Method in the Field of Fracture Mechanics, In Computational Mechanics, Springer,  2007. (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-75999-7_27.)