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Department of Aerospace Engineering
     
Raveendranath P., Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
 
Office
Tel:+91-471-2568437
Fax:+0471-2568406
Email:raveendranath@iist.ac.in













Education
  • Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering (I.I.T. Kharagpur)
  • M.Tech in Machine Design (I.I.T. Kharagpur)
  • B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering (N.I.T. Calicut)

Course Offered
  • Theory of Elasiticity, Mechanics of Solids, Advanced Finite Element Methods.

Experience
  • Adjunct Professor, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram [2010-till date].
  • Visiting Faculty, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram [2009].
  • Scientist/Engineer, Computational Structural Technology Division, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram [1994-2009].
  • Design and Development Engineer, Mechcon Engineering Pvt. Ltd, Bombay [1986-1990].

Research Work / Area
  • Finite Element Methods

Memberships

  • Expert member of Technology Angels Panel of Technopark-Trivandrum, to evaluate the innovative technology project proposals, funded by DSIR, Govt. of India.
  • Member, AMSAT-INDIA Technical Committee
  • Life member, System Society of India
  • Life member, The Aeronautical Society of India
  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers (India)
Publications in Refereed International Journals

International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering 

  1. P. Raveendranath, G.Singh, B.Pradhan, “A two-noded locking-free shear flexible curved beam element”,International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 44, pp.265-280, 1999.
  2. P. Raveendranath, G.Singh, B.Pradhan, “A two-noded curved axisymmetric element based on coupled displacement field”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 45, pp.921-935, 1999.
  3. G.Singh, P. Raveendranath, G. V. Rao, “An accurate four-node shear flexible composite plate element”,International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol.47,pp.1605-1620, 2000.
  4. P.Raveendranath, G.Singh, B.Pradhan, “A three-noded shear- flexible curved beam element based on coupled displacement field interpolations”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 51, pp.85-102, 2001.

Computers and Structures 

5. P.Raveendranath, G.Singh, B.Pradhan, “Free vibration of arches using a curved beam element based on coupled polynomial displacement field”, Computers and Structures, Vol. 78(4), pp.583-590, 2000.

6. P.Raveendranath, G.Singh, B.Pradhan, “Application of coupled polynomial fields to laminated beam elements”,Computers and Structures, Vol. 78(5), pp.661-670, 2000.

International Journal of Finite Elements in Analysis and Design 

7. Md.Ishaquddin, P. Raveendranath, J.N. Reddy, Flexure and Torsion locking phenomena in out­of plane deformation of Timoshenko curved beam element ,International Journal  of Finite Elements    in    Analysis and Design Volume 51, April 2012, Pages 22–30.

8. Md.Ishaquddin, P. Raveendranath, J.N. Reddy, Coupled polynomial field approach for elimination of flexure and torsion locking phenomena in the Timoshenko and Euler–Bernoulli curved beam elements, International Journal  of Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Volume 65, March 2013, Pages 17–31

9. Md.Ishaquddin, P. Raveendranath, J.N. Reddy, Efficient Coupled polynomial interpolation scheme for out-of-plane free vibration analysis of curved beams, International Journal  of  Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Vol. 110, 2016, Pages 58–66

Smart Materials and Structures 

10. L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, A novel efficient coupled polynomial field interpolation scheme for higher order piezoelectric extension mode beam finite elements, Smart Materials and Structures,  Volume    23, 2014, Pages 25024-25033.

Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 

11.  L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, An accurate higher order modelling of extension mode smart beams with consistent through-thickness electric potential distribution, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 26(10), 2015, pages 1191-1206.

12.  L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, A Numerically Accurate and Efficient Coupled Polynomial Field Interpolation for Euler-Bernoulli Piezoelectric Beam Finite Element with Induced Potential Effect, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 26(12), 2015, pages 1539-1550.

13.  L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, A conistently efficient and accurate higher-order shear deformation theory finite element to model extension mode piezoelectric smart beams, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 27(9), 2016, pages 1231-1249

Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures 

14.  L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, An accurate novel coupled field Timoshenko piezoelectric beam finite element with induced potential effects, Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 11(9), 2014, pages 1628-1650.

15.  L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, An efficient coupled polynomial interpolation scheme for shear mode sandwich beam finite element, Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, Volume 11 (10), 2014, pages 1864-1885.

16.  L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, An efficient coupled polynomial interpolation scheme to eliminate material-locking in the Euler-Bernoulli piezoelectric beam finite element, Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 12(1) 2015, pages 153-172.

17. L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, (2016) A Timoshenko piezoelectric beam finite element with consitstent performance irrespective of geometric and material configurations, Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 13 2016, pages 992-1015.

Engineering Computations 

18.  L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, A locking-free coupled polynomial Timoshenko piezoelectric beam finite element, Journal of Engineering Computations, Vol 32(5) pages 1251-1274.

International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology 

19.  L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath (2016), Performance of consistent through-thickness electric potential distribution for Euler-Bernoulli piezoelectric beam finite elements, International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology, Vol. 9(2), 2017, pages 179-198.

International Journal of Modeling, Simulation and Scientific Computing 

20.  L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, An accurate modeling of piezoelectric smart beams with first order shear deformation theory, International Journal of Modeling, Simulation and Scientific Computing Vol. 6(2), 2015, pages 1550022-1550040.

Advanced Materials Research 

21.  L. N. Sulbhewar and P. Raveendranath, Geometric effects on the accuracy of Euler-Bernoulli piezoelectric smart beam finite elements, Advanced Materials Research, Volume 984-985, 2014,  Pages 1063-1073.

Journal of Aerospace and Lightweight Structures

22.  L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, Assessment of induced potential effects on the performance of piezoelectric beam finite elements, International Journal of Aerospace and Lightweight Structures, Vol. 3(4), 2013, pages 513-530.

Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer

23. Tushar R. Phadnis, P. Raveendranath, T. Jayachandran, Effect of ply orientation on the in-depth response of Carbon-Phenolic ablative, Journal of  Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 34(3), 2020, pages 650-658.


Publications in National Journals

  1. P.Raveendranath, R.Marimuthu,K.K. Raju, G.V.Rao, “Nonlinear buckling analysis of structures through FEAST-NL, a finite element software” , Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), pp. 14-17, Vol. 83, May 2002.
Conference/Seminars
  1. P.Raveendranath, B. Pradhan, “Response of graphite-epoxy composite laminates subjected to transverse impact loads”, Proc. of IX ISME Coference on Mechanical Engineering, Nov. 10-11, 1994, pp. 423-426.
  2. P.Raveendranath, S. Sundaresan, K.K.Raju, G.V.Rao, “FEAST-NL: A finite element software for nonlinear analysis of structures”, Proc. Of the National Symp. Advances in Struct Dynamics and Design (ASDD), January 9-11, 2001, pp.127-134.
International Conferences
  1. L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, Importance of accommodating induced potential effects in modeling of piezoelectric smart beams, Proceedings of 4th Nirma University International Conference on Engineering-(NUiCONE-2013). (Indexed in Sciencedirect)
  2. L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, Effect of higher order through-thickness potential on the performance of Timoshenko piezoelectric smart beam finite elements, IEEE 8th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISCO-2014), 10-11 Jan 2014, ISBN:978-1-4799-3836-0, Pages 65-68. doi:10.1109/ISCO.2014.7103920(IEEE Xplore).
  3. L.N. SUlbhewar, P. Raveendranath, An efficient way to incorporate shear flexibility in piezoelectric smart beam finite elements, International Conference on Knowledge Collaboration in Engineering (ICKCE-2014), 24-25 Jan 2014. (Indexed in IEEE Xplore).
  4. L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, On the Use of Higher Order Polynomial Interpolation to Alleviate Material Locking in Piezoelectric Beam Finite Elements, International Conference on Computational Systems in Engineering and Technology (ICCSET-2014), 7-8 Mar 2014 (Indexed in IEEE Xplore).
  5. L.N. Sulbhewar, P. Raveendranath, Importance of accommodating induced potential effects in the modeling of shear monomorph sensors, 5th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-2014), 10-13 Dec 2014. (Indexed in Research Publishing, Singapore).
Talks
  1. Faculty for ISRO Induction Training Programmes (IITP), for delivering talk on “Finite Element Methods and Software for Aerospace Structural Analysis”.
  2. Faculty for Training of VSSC/LPSC engineers on “Guidelines to Better Finite Element Practices”, in December 2008
  3. Faculty for Short-term Course on “Numerical methods for non-linear finite element computations” conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Trivandrum, February 2009
  4. Faculty for Staff Development Program conducted by Department of Civil Engineering of Noorul Islam College of Engineering, Tamilnadu, to deliver talk on “Non-linear Finite Element Methods” in July 2009