Kondaiah P Assistant Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering

P. Kondaiah is a Assistant Professor with MEC in the Mechanical Engineering Department. His research primarily focuses on Finite Element Method, Smart Materials and Structures, Coupled Field (Multiphysics) Analysis, Optimization, Structural Health Monitoring, Multi-Body Dynamics.

Dr. Kondaiah holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras, India.

  • Education
    • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras, India
      Thesis: Finite element analysis of magneto-electro-elastic structures and sensors under thermal environment.
    • Master of Technology Degree, NIT Karnataka, Surathkal, India
    • Bachelor of Technology Degree, JNTU Hyderabad, India
  • Research

    Research Interests

    • Finite Element Method
    • Smart Materials and Structures
    • Coupled Field (Multiphysics) Analysis
    • Optimization
    • Structural Health Monitoring
    • Multi-Body Dynamics

    Research Experience

    • Finite Element Analysis of Magneto-Electro-Elastic structures and sensors under Thermal environment
    • Formulation of Pyroelectric and Pyromagnetic effects in Cartesian coordinates and Cylindrical coordinates for MEE solid under thermal environment using FEA.
    • Study of Pyroelectric and Pyromagnetic effects on MEE structures like beam, plate and shell under thermal environment using MATLAB and ANSYS.
    • Study of Pyroelectric and Pyromagnetic effects on behavior of two phase MEE sensors embedded with base structures like beam, plate and shell under thermal environment to enhance the performance of MEE sensors by considering thermal environment.
    • Study of Pyroelectric and Pyromagnetic effects on dynamic response of different volume fraction of two phase MEE materials in sensor application and the effect of boundary conditions on sensor response.
    • Comparison of magnetic scalar and vector potential approaches for studying the Pyroelectric and Pyromagnetic effects on dynamic response of MEE structures like beam, plate and shell under thermal environment.
    • Optimal placement of MEE sensor for maximum electric and magnetic potentials due to Pyroelectric and Pyromagnetic effects on structures like beam, plate and shell under thermal environment
  • Publications
    • P. Kondaiah and K. Shankar (2017), " Pyroeffects on Magneto-Electro-Elastic Sensor patch subjected to Thermal load", Int. Journal of Smart Structures and Systems 19, 299-307.
    • P. Kondaiah, K. Shankar and N. Ganesan (2015), "Pyroeffects on magneto-electro-elastic sensor bonded on mild steel cylindrical shell", Int. Journal of Smart Structures and Systems, 16, 537-554.
    • P. Kondaiah, K. Shankar and N. Ganesan (2014), "Pyroeffects on multiphase magneto-electro-elastic sensor patch bonded on mild steel plate", Int. Journal on Smart sensing and Intelligent systems, 7, 1134-1155.
    • P. Kondaiah, K. Shankar and N. Ganesan (2013), “Pyroelectric and pyromagnetic effects on multiphase magneto-electro-elastic cylindrical shell for axisymmetric temperature” Smart Mater. Struct. 22, 025007 (13pp).
    • P. Kondaiah, K. Shankar and N. Ganesan (2013), “Pyrolectric and pyromagnetic effects on behavior of magneto-electro-elastic plate” Int. Journal of Coupled Systems and Mechanics, 2, 1-22.
    • P. Kondaiah, K. Shankar and N. Ganesan (2012), “Studies on Magneto-Electro-Elastic Cantilever Beam under Thermal environment” Int. Journal of Coupled Systems and Mechanics, 1, 205-217.
    • P. Kondaiah, K. Shankar and N. Ganesan (2012), “Magneto-electro-elastic beam under thermal environment”. Int. Journal of Advanced Materials Manufacturing & Characterization, 1, 36-47.
    • P. Kondaiah, "Thermally Induced Vibration of Magneto-Electro-Elastic Structure under Transient Thermal Environment" 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT2017), 18-23 June'2017, Suntec Singapore.
    • P. Kondaiah, K. Shankar and N Ganesan, “The Pyroelectric and Pyromagnetic effects on multiphase Magneto-Electro-Elastic sensors bonded to mild steel cantilever beam”, Second International Conference on Advances in Materials Processing and Characterisation (AMPC2013), 6th -8th February, 2013, Anna University Chennai, India.
    • P. Kondaiah, K. Shankar and N Ganesan, “Studies on multilayer multiphase MEE/BaTiO3 Beam under Thermal environment”, Fourth International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS 2012), 10th -12th December, 2012, IIT Hyderabad, India.
    • P. Kondaiah, K. Shankar and N Ganesan, “Magneto-Electro-Elastic Smart Cantilever Plate under Uniform Temperature” CAN2012 AES-ATEMA Tenth International Conferences on advances and trends in engineering materials and their applications (CAN2012 AES-ATEMA), 18th -22nd June, 2012, McGill University Montreal, Canada.
    • P. Kondaiah, K. Shankar and N Ganesan, “Optimal placement of Magneto-Electro-Elastic sensor on cantilever beam”, International Conference on Materials and Applications for Sensors and Transducers (IC-MAST 2012), 24th -28th May, 2012, Budapest, Hungary.
    • P. Kondaiah, Sathisha H M, Appu Kuttan K K and Ravikiran Kadoli, "Investigation on free vibration due to laminar flow of lubricant in a pipe" Frontiers In Mechanical Engineering (FIME 2010), 20th -22nd May, 2010, NIT Karnataka, Surathkal, India.
    • Narasimha Marakala, P. Kondaiah, Appu Kuttan K K and Ravikiran Kadoli, "Experimental studies on dynamic behavior of cantilever slender pipe conveying compressed air " 54th Congress of Indian Society Of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM 2009), 18th -21st December, 2009, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India.