DEPARTMENTS
Dr. Vineesh K. P.
Dr. Vineesh K. P.

Assistant Professor

Office Address:

Assistant Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact no:

04952286411

Email ID:

vineesh@nitc.ac.in

Home Address:

FC-13 Faculty Apartment

  • PhD (Mechanical Engineering)- IIT Kharagpur(2016)

  • M.Tech(Mechanical Systems Design)- IIT Kharagpur(2012)

  • B.Tech(Mechanical Engineering)- Govt. College of Engineering Kannur(2005)

  • Educational Qualifications

    • PhD (Mechanical Engineering)- IIT Kharagpur(2016)

    • M.Tech(Mechanical Systems Design)- IIT Kharagpur(2012)

    • B.Tech(Mechanical Engineering)- Govt. College of Engineering Kannur(2005)

    1. Vishnu, V., Prabhu, T.R. & Vineesh, K.P. An Experimental Investigation into the Dry Reciprocating Wear Behavior of Additively Manufactured AlSi10Mg Alloys. JOM 76, 250–267 (2024). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-023-06187-6  

    2. Mishra, R., Pillai, A., Imam, M., Viswanath Chinthapenta, K P Vineesh. Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Double Pass Overlapping Beads by Twin-Wire Welding Additive Manufacturing Process. Trans Indian Inst Met (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12666-022-02666-7

    3. S Sundareswaran,M R K Vakkalagadda,V Racherla, Senthil Kumar A, K P Vineesh, (2022), Gauge Widening Failures of Wagon Wheels in Indian Railways: Finite Element Modeling and Observed Statistics, Proc. IMech Part F: J Rail and Rapid Transit, https://doi.org/10.1177/09544097221116255

    4. Cheryl Ranjole, Virendra Pratap Singh, Basil Kuriachen, K P Vineesh, (2022), Numerical prediction and experimental investigation of temperature, residual stress and mechanical properties of dissimilar friction stirr welded AA5083 and AZ31 Alloys, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-022-06808-3

    5. Amit Malgol, K P Vineesh, Ashesh Saha, (2022), Investigation of vibration characteristics of a Jeffcott rotor system under the influence of non-linear restoring force, hydrodynamic effect, and gyroscopic effect, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering 44(2022), 105, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40430-021-03277-x

    6. Vineesh, K.P., Vakkalagadda, M.R.K., Dev, M., Rao, B.K., Racherla, V., (2020), Effect of periodic wheel tread reprofiling on wheel gauge evolution in tread braked coach wheel sets: Finite element modeling and field observations, Proc. IMech Part F: J Rail and Rapid Transit, 234(6), 678-686 https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0954409719854810

    7. Vineesh, K.P., Vakkalagadda, M.R.K., Dev, M., Rao, B.K., Racherla, V., (2017), Gauge widening of passenger coach wheel sets in Indian Railways: Observed statistics and failure analysis, Engineering Failure Analysis, 71, 105-119.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2016.06.014

    8. Vineesh, K.P., Vakkalagadda, M.R.K., Tripathi, A.K., Mishra, A., Racherla, V., (2016), Non-uniformity in braking in coaching and freight stock in Indian Railways and associated causes, Engineering Failure Analysis, 59, 493-508. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2015.11.023

    9. Vakkalagadda, M.R.K., Vineesh, K.P., Mishra, A., Racherla, V., (2016), Locomotive wheel failure from gauge widening/condemning: Effect of wheel profile, brake block type, and braking conditions, Engineering Failure Analysis, 59, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2015.11.013

    10. Vakkalagadda, M.R.K., Vineesh, K.P., Mishra, A., Racherla, V., (2015), Locomotive wheel failure from gauge widening/condemning: Finite element modeling and identification of underlying mechanism, Engineering Failure Analysis, 57, 143-155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2015.07.027

    11. Vakkalagadda, M.R.K., Vineesh, K.P., Racherla, V., (2015), Estimation of railway wheel running temperatures using a hybrid approach, Wear, 328-329, 537-551. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2015.03.026

    1. Tippanna, Rajnish Mishra, Murshid Imam, Viswanath Chinthapenta, K.P. Vineesh, "Temperature evolution in WAAM process without overlapping weld beads", International Conference on Applied Mechanics, Machine Learning and Advanced Computation AMMLAC-2022 (AM2LAC-2022), March 16-17, 2022, NIT Raipur

    2. Vijay Desam, M.R.K. Vakkalagadda, V. Racherla, K.P. Vineesh, "Wheel Gauge Evolution of Railway Wheels: Effect of Wheel Heat Treatment", International Conference on Applied Mechanics, Machine Learning and Advanced Computation AMMLAC-2022 (AM2LAC-2022), March 16-17, 2022, NIT Raipur

    3. Abraham Benny, Karthik Sreenivasan , Christo Jose P, Deepak Lawrence K, K P Vineesh, "Fatigue Life Assessment of Ferritic Cast Iron Subjected to Combined Thermal and Mechanical Loadings", International Conference on Applied Mechanics, Machine Learning and Advanced Computation AMMLAC-2022 (AM2LAC-2022), March 16-17, 2022, NIT Raipur

    4. K S Abenesh, M R K Vakkalagadda, V Racherla, K P Vineesh, "Finite element modeling of railway wheel gauge change during braking: Effect of lateral shift of brake block", Materials Today: Proceedings, Article in Press, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.12.126

    5. Vineesh Vishnu, K P Vineesh, T Ramprabhu, “Influence of load and counter body on the sliding wear behavior of AlSi10Mg alloys fabricated by DMLS”, An International Virtual Tribology Conference (TRIBOINDIA 2021) , Saintgits College of Engineering and technology, Kottayam, Dec 2021.

    6. Anoop Pillai, K P Vineesh, Jayadeep U B, “Comparison of 3D and 2D analysis of welding: Temperatuer profiles”, 8th International and 29th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR 2021) organised by Department of Mechanical Engineering, PSG College of Technology and PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research Coimbatore, December 9-11, 2021.

    7. Sarin Xavier, Vineesh K. P., Manu R., Deepak Lawrence K., “STEP AP209 ed2 file based Automated FEM Analysis and Simulation of CAD model”, 8th International and 29th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR 2021) organised by Department of Mechanical Engineering, PSG College of Technology and PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research Coimbatore, December 9-11, 2021.

    8. Nithya Srimurugan, Rishi Dwivedi, Vineesh Vishnu, Basil Kuriachen, K. P. Vineesh, (2021),Finite Element Modeling of Temperature Evolution During Selective Laser Melting, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Proceedings of ICoFT 2020, 315-321 ( Conference paper published in First International Conference on Future trends in Manufacturing, Automation, Design & Energy, NIT Puducherry, December 28-30, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-4222-7_37

    9. M. Manoj Kumar, A. Inbaoli, C.S. Sujith Kumar , K.P. Vineesh., (2021), Experimental investigation on effect of surfactant on cooling dynamics of stainless steel, Materials Today: Proceedings 47(2021) 3340-3345 (Conference paper presented on International conference on advances in mechanical engineering and nano technology, March 18-19, 2021, jointly organised by Manipal University Jaipur and Research and Consultancy Section, National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.07.153

    10. V. Sai Naga Kishore , K.P. Vineesh , (2021), Temperature evolution in disc brakes during braking of train using finite element analysis, Materials Today: Proceedings 41(2021) 1078-1081 (Conference paper presented on International conference on advances in minerals, metals, materials, manufacturing and modelling September 25-27,2019 NIT Warangal) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.07.542

    11. Sundareswaran S, K P Vineesh,(2020), Effect of creep, quenching and annealing time on residual stress during manufacturing of railway wheels, National Conference on Futuristic Trends in Materials, Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering FTMMME 28th,29th February 2020 at NIT Raipur.

    12. Adarsh Kumar Shah, K P Vineesh,M L Joy, Study of the lubricating properties of hybrid liquid paraffin with TiO2 and CuO as nano-additives for engine oil application, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 624 (2019)(Conference paper published in First International Conference on Mechanical Power Transmission (ICMPT 2019), IIT Madras, July 11-13) https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/624/1/012006

    13. Umar Farook N, Parthasarathy R, Murshid P K, Anikesh Kumar Rathod, Naveen Raghava Krishnan S B, Anoop Kumar Verma, K P Vineesh, Sreenath A M, Novel Methodology to Optimize Design Parameters of an Asymmetric Gear, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 624 (2019) (Conference paper published in First International Conference on Mechanical Power Transmission (ICMPT 2019), IIT Madras, July 11-13) https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/624/1/012016

    14. Nithin E. P., Vineesh K. P., Modification of Manufacturing Residual Stresses in Railway Wheel Due to Mechanical Loads (2017), National Conference on Technological Advancement in Engineering Aspects (NaCTAE`17) , 2017SNGCET Payyannur, March 25, 2017

    15. Sajin P V ., Vineesh K P., Effect of material removal on residual stress distribution (2017), National Conference on Technological Advancement in Engineering Aspects (NaCTAE`17) , SNGCET Payyannur March 25, 2017

    16. Vineesh, K.P., Vakkalagadda, M.R.K., Srivastava, D.K., Mishra, A., Racherla, V., (2015), Analyses of temperatures in locomotive wheels fitted with cast iron and composite brake blocks, Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics (INCAM), IIT Delhi, India, 64-69.

    17. Vineesh, K.P., Vakkalagadda, M.R.K., Racherla, V., (2015), Prediction and validation of temperatures of locomotive wheel subjected to tread braking, 23rd National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference and 1st International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC2015), Thiruvananthapuram, India, December 17-20.

    18. Vineesh, K.P., Vakkalagadda, M.R.K., Racherla, V.,(2016), Gauge widening/ condemning of parabolic profile locomotive wheels while braking with composite brake blocks, Sixth International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, (ICCMS), IIT Bombay, India, June 27-July 1, 1108-1111.

    1. Patent Application no. 1263/KOL/2012 dated 02-11-2012

      1. Title: Cost-effective mechanical testing equipment for characterizing creep behaviour of materials under combined tension-torsion loadings

      2. Inventors: Prof. Vikranth Racherla and Dr. Vineesh K P.

      3. Applicant: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

    2. Patent Application no. 202241029538

      1. Title: Automated Robotic System for Cleaning of Railway Tracks

      2. Inventors: Dr. Vineesh K P, Dr. Sudheer A P, and Mr. Deepak Kasindi

      3. Applicant: National Institute of Technology Calicut

    Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Appreciation- 2016 at Rashtrapathi Bhavan on March 13, 2016

    Winter Semester 2022-2023

    • IE3002D Product Design and Development

    • ME6643E Applied Finite Element Analysis (Both theory and lab)

    Monsoon Semester 2023-2024

    • ME4022D Vehicle Dynamics

    • ME6644E Introduction to Vehicle Dynamcis

    • ME4191D CAD/CAM Laboratory

    Winter Semester 2022-2023

    • IE3002E Product Design and Development

    • ME6612D Finite Element Method and Applications

    • ME3195D Computer Integrated Manufacturing Laboratory

    Monsoon Semester 2022-2023

    • ME4001D Machine Design II (Two batches)

    • ME4191D CAD/CAM Laboratory

    Winter Semester 2021-2022

    • ME3026D Engineering Fracture Mechanics

    • ME6631D Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue

    • ME3195D Computer Integrated Manufacturing Laboratory

    Monsoon Semester 2021-2022

    • ME3021D Introduction to Finite Element Methods

    • ME4001D Machine Design II

    • ME4191D CAD/CAM Laboratory

    Winter Semester 2020-2021

    • ME3026D Engineering Fracture Mechanics

    • ME6631D Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue

    • ME3195D Computer Integrated Manufacturing Laboratory

    Monsoon Semester 2020-2021

    • ME3021D Introduction to Finite Element Methods

    • ME4001D Machine Design II

    • ME4191D CAD/CAM Laboratory

    Winter Semester 2019-2020

    • ME3021D Introduction to Finite Element Methods

    • ME3011D Machine Design I

    • ME3195D Computer Integrated Manufacturing Laboratory

    Monsoon Semester 2019-2020

    • ZZ1001D Engineering Mechanics

    • ME4191 CAD/CAM Laboratory

    Winter Semester 2018-2019

    • ME3014 Design of Machine Elements

    • ME3195 CAD/CAM/CIM Lab

    • ME6692D CAD Laboratory

    Monsoon Semester 2018-2019

    • ZZ1002D Engineering Graphics

    • ME2003D Solid Mechanics

    Computational Solid Mechanics

    Additive Manufacturing

    Machine Design

    Anoop A Pillai

    Research Area: Residual stress in welding

    Guiding with Dr. Jayadeep U B

    Joined in July 2018

     

     

     

     

    Amit Malgol

    Research area: Nonlinear vibration

    Guiding with Dr. Ashesh Saha

    Joined in December 2018

     

     

    Vineesh Vishnu

    Research area: Tribological behaviour of additively manufactured components

    Joined in December 2019

     

     

     

     

    Anoop Vasudevan K

    Research area: Additive Manufacturing

    Joined in July 2022

     

     

     

     

    Md Yusuf Nazar

    Thesis title: Dynamic analysis of a rotor system using finite element method

    Guided with Dr. Ashesh Saha

    Academic year: 2022-23

    Status as on August 2023: Eng II, Mechanical, Baxter International Inc.R&D Centre, Bengaluru.

     

    Anshu Kumari

    Thesis title: Modeling and simulation of contact surfaces undergoing reciprocating sliding wear

    Guided with Dr. M L Joy

    Academic Year 2022-23

    Status as on July 2022: Edison Engineer at General Electric

     

     

    Jyoti Patwal

    Thesis title: Finite element analysis of composite repair for damaged steel pipeline

    Guided with Dr. Sandip Rudha Budhe

    Academic year: 2022-23

    Status as on August 2023: PGET at Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India

     

     

    Desam Vijay Kumar

    Thesis title: Effect of reprofiling on wheel gauge widening and condemning of railway wheels

    Academic year: 2021-22

    Status on July 2022- Solution Designer-R &D, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Engineering Centre Pvt.  Ltd.

     

     

    Sumant Yadav

    Thesis title: Coupled CFD-DEM numerical modeling of SLM-AM process of Ti-6Al-4V  alloy

    Academic year: 2021-22

    Status on July 2022- Associate Engineer, TechnipFMC

     

     

    Prakashraj E

    Thesis title: Experimental and simulation studies on the residual stress and distortion of polymer parts fabricated using fused filament fabrication process

    Academic year: 2021-22

    Guided with Dr. Deepak Lawrence

    Status on July 2022- Research scholar, IIT Madras

     

     

    Tippana

    Thesis title: Thermo-mechanical modeling of GMAW- Twin wire based additive manufacturing

    Academic year: 2021-22

    Status on July 2022- Solution Designer-R &D, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Engineering Centre Pvt.  Ltd.

    Rakesh Panda

    Research area: Design of axle in electrical vehicle (Internship at Tata Motors)

    Academic year: 2023-2024

     

    Suhail P

    Research area: Fatigue of AM components

    Academic year: 2023-2024

    Guiding with Dr. Basil Kuriachen

     

     

    Sathya Narayanan S S

    Research area: Development of drones

    Academic year: 2023-2024

    Guiding with Dr. Sudheer A P

     

     

    Banala Dharmista

    Research area: Wire arc additive manufacturing

    Academic year: 2023-2024

    Guiding with Dr. Amit Kumar Rai

     

     

    Prashant Shukla

    Thesis title: Effect of T6 heat treatment on tribological properties of AZ31B magnesium alloy at elevated temperature

    Academic year: 2022-2023

    Guided with Dr. M A Joseph

    Status as on August 2023: Engineering Analyst at Infosys Ltd. 

    Project title: Development of Fully Actuated Multi-Rotor UAV with sensor based data collection system for soil mapping / Data Driven Agriculture

    PI: Dr. Sudheer A P, Co-PI: Dr. Vineesh K P

    Amount: 20.8 Lakhs

    Funding Agency: TiHAN, IIT Hyderabad

    Project Duration: July 2023-January 2025