Anil Kumar - Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Anil Kumar
Anil Kumar Associate professor anil.kumar@me.iitr.ac.in +91-1332-285105
Areas of Interest
  • 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
Professional Background
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2019-01-01OngoingAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2012-01-017 years Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2011-01-011 year Post-doc ResearcherUniversity of Trento, ITALY
2006-01-011 year Scientist BDefence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Doctor EuropaeusEuropean University Association2011
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.DMechanical and Structural Systems EngineeringUniversity of Trento, ITALY2011
M.TechMechanical EngineeringIIT Roorkee2006
B.TechIndustrial EngineeringIIT Roorkee2002
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Design and experimental implementation of a NES for targeted energy transfer of beam carrying rotorCore Research Grant, SERB-DST2019-01Ongoing
Optimizing the Number of Fire Detectors in Crew Compartment of Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs)CFEES Delhi, DRDO2019-01Ongoing
Design (mathematical modeling and simulation) of elastomer based shock absorption system R&DE (E) Pune, DRDO2018-01Ongoing
Vibration and shock isolation techniques in electronics packaging BEL Banglore2018-012 years 7 months
Study of stresses developed in a Rail-fishplate joint due to impact of wheelsFaculty Initiation Grant IIT Roorkee2013-017 years 7 months
Structural safety of industrial steel tanks, pressure vessels and piping systems under seismic loadEuropean Commission2009-0111 years 7 months
Design and integrity assessment of high strength tubular structures for extreme loading conditionsEuropean Commission2008-0112 years 7 months
Memberships
  • Mechanical Vibration and Shock Sectional Committee, BIS , Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Sustainable Transportation SystemsCT-612M.Tech I CTRANSAutumn
Machine DesignMI 463B. Tech IV (Mechanical Engg.)Autumn
Vibration & NoiseMI 321B. Tech III (Mech & PI)Autumn
Machine DesignMIN 302B. Tech III (Mechanical Engg)Spring
Measurement & InstrumentationMI 362B.Tech III (Mechanical Engg.)Spring
Introduction to Mechanical EngineeringMI 101AB. Tech I (Mechanical Engg.)Autumn
Introduction to Production & Industrial EngineeringMI 101BB. Tech I (Production & Industrial Engg.)Autumn
Automatic ControlMI 466B. Tech IV (Mechanical Engg., Prod. & Ind. Engg.)Spring
Mechanical Engineering DrawingMI 108B. Tech I (Production & Industrial Engg.)Spring
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Naveen KediaTRAIN INDUCED VIBRATION TO NEARBY STRUCTURES
Mohd. IqbalDESIGN OF SMART METASTRUCTURE FOR VIBRATION MITIGATION OF MECHANICAL SYSTEMS
Sultan SinghMODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF INDIAN RAIL VEHICLE WITH SEMI-ACTIVE SUSPENSION SYSTEM
Rajni KantDESIGN OF A NONLINEAR ABSORBER FOR A BEAM ROTOR SYSTEM
Romi DhakadDESIGN OF ELASTOMER BASED SHOCK ABSORPTION SYSTEM
Sunil KumarDESIGN OF VIBRATION ISOLATION FOR ELECTRONICS COMPONENTS
Sunil Kumar MauryaDESIGN OF VIBRATION MITIGATION SYSTEM FOR METRO AND HIGH SPEED TRAINS
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
DESIGN OF A NONLINEAR ABSORBER FOR A BEAM ROTOR SYSTEMMr. Rajni Kant, MIED O2019-01
DESIGN OF SMART METASTRUCTURE FOR VIBRATION MITIGATION OF MECHANICAL SYSTEMSMr. Mohd. Iqbal, MIED O2017-01
TRAIN INDUCED VIBRATION TO NEARBY STRUCTURESMr. Naveen Kumar Kedia, CTRANSO2017-01
MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF INDIAN RAIL VEHICLE WITH SEMI-ACTIVE SUSPENSION SYSTEMMr. Sultan Singh, MIED O2017-01
MODELLING OF HUMAN INDUCED FORCE ON STRUCTURESPrakash KumarO2013-01
MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF INDIAN RAIL VEHICLE Sunil Kumar SharmaO2013-01
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Politecnico di Torino, Torino, ITALYResearch collaboration2010-01-01
University of Trento, ItalyResearch collaboration2019-01-01
École des Ponts ParisTech (ENPC), Paris, FRANCEResearch collaboration 2009-01-01
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Vibration Mitigation Systems Analysis and DesignQIP2019-01
Probabilistic Analysis of Process Plants and Design of Metamaterial-based Shields for Enhanced PerfoGIAN, MHRD2019-01
VIBRATION MITIGATION TECHNIQUES: THEORY & APPLICATIONQIP, MHRD, Govt. of India2016-01
Monitoring, control and identification of bridges by dynamic methodsCISM, ITALY2010-01
Time-frequency methods for structural health monitoringEcole des Ponts paris Tech, Paris, FRANCE2009-01
Theoretical and experimental modal analysis, identification and diagnosticsUniversity of Trento, ITALY2009-01
Advanced nonlinear strategies for vibration mitigation and system identificationCISM, ITALY2008-01
Full- scale and model-scale studies of dynamical behaviour and modal analysis of structuresOpole University of Technology, Opole, POLAND2008-01
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisation
Application of metamaterial in mechanical systemsUniversity of Trento, ITALY
Refereed Journal Papers

Refereed International Journal Papers

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Bursi O.S.Kumar A., et al. "Design and Integrity Assessment of High Strength Tubular Structures for Extreme Loading Conditions", European Commission, 2011.

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.

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