Sivakumar M.Srinivasan





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D. Pandit, S.M. Srinivasan, Large Elasto-plastic Deflection of Thin Beams with Roller Support Contact, Procedia Engineering, 173,pp.1079-1084, 2017,

Bhakti N. Patel, D. Pandit, S.M. Srinivasan, Large Elaso-plastic Deflection of Micro-beams Using Strain Gradient Plasticity Theory, Procedia Engineering, 173, pp.1064-1070, 2017.

Luv Verma, Srinivasan M. Sivakumar, S. Vedantam, Effects of the Addition of the Inelastic Fibers on the Energy Dissipation in the Composite Cantilever Beam, Procedia Engineering, 173, pp.1552-1559, 2017.

K.R Pradeep, B Nageswara Rao, S.M. Sivakumar and K.Balasubramanium, Influence of Core Comprehensibility, Flexibility and Transverse Shear Effects on the Response of Sandwich Structures," American Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engg, 2(2),  81-91, 2017.

Khan, Vishwas Chandra, et al. "Nanofillers Reinforced Polymer Composites Wrap to Repair Corroded Steel Pipe Lines," Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 139.4:041411, 2017

Vishwas C Khan, Akshaj Kumar V, Balaganesan G, Srinivasan, S. M., Energy absorbing capacity of Polyurethane/SiC/Glass - Epoxy laminates under impact loading, ASME J. Eng. Mater. Technol. 139(2):021008- 021008-9, 2017.

Ashish Mohan, SM Srinivasan, Makarand Joshi, Exploitation of large recoverable deformations using weaved SMA wire based sandwich panel configurations, ASME J. Eng. Mater. Technol. 139(2):021014-021014-5, 2017.

Amar Prakash, Srinivasan, S. M. and Rama Mohan Rao, A., Steel Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composites Subjected To Extreme Loading Conditions, ASME J. Eng. Mater. Technol. 139(2):021019- 021019-7, 2017.



D Pandit and SM Srinivasan, An incremental approach for springback analysis of elasto-plastic beam undergoing large contact deformation, Int J of mechanical sciences, 115-116, pp.24-33, 2016.

KV Akshaj, CK Vishwas, G. Balaganesan and SM Srinivasan, Low Velocity Impact Behavior of SiC/PU/GFRP Laminates, Key Engineering Materials, 725, pp. 122-126, 2016.

A Prakash, SM Srinivasan, ARM Rao, Effect of Volume Fractions of Steel Fibres in High Velocity Impact Resistance of Cementitious composite Panels, Materials and Structures, 50(1), pp.1-16, 2016.

D Pandit and SM Srinivasan, Numerical Analysis of Large Elasto-Plastic Deflection of Constant Curvature Beam Under Follower Load, Nonlinear Mechanics, 84, pp.46-55, 2016.

D Pandit and SM Srinivasan, A simplified approach to solve quasi-statically moving load problems of elastica using end loaded elastica solution, SADHANA, 41(7), pp.707-712, 2016.

P Rajendran, SM Srinivasan, Identification of Added Mass in the Composite Plate Structure Based on Wavelet Packet Transform, Strain,52 (1), 14-25, 2016

R. Sujithra, S. M. Srinivasan, and A. Arockiarajan. Memory characteristics studies for large deflections in amorphous polymers : Experiments and nu merical simulation. Journal of Intelligent material systems and structures, 27(9), pp. 1203-1217, 2016.




R Sujithra, SM Srinivasan, A Arockiarajan, Shape recovery studies for coupled deformations in an epoxy based amorphous shape memory polymers, Polymer Testing,48, 1-6, 2015.

A Prakash, SM Srinivasan, ARM Rao, Numerical investigation on steel fibre reinforced cementitious composite panels subjected to high velocity impact loading, Materials & Design 83, 164-175, 2015.

P Rajendran, SM Sivakumar,  Rotational-Mode-Shape-Based Added Mass Identification Using Wavelet Packet Transform, International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Vol.16 (3), pp.182-187, 2015.

D Pandit, N Thomas, B Patel, SM Srinivasan, Finite Deflection of Slender Cantilever with Predefined Load Application Locus using an Incremental Formulation, Computers,Materials & Continua,45 (2), 127-144, 2015.

P Rajendran, SM Srinivasan, Performance of rotational mode based indices in identification of added mass in beams, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 54(4), 711-723, 2015

Shajil, N., Srinivasan, S. M., & Santhanam, M. An experimental study on self-centering and ductility of pseudo-elastic shape memory alloy (PESMA) fiber reinforced beam and beam-column joint specimens. Materials and Structures, 1-11, 2015



Sujithra, R., Srinivasan, S. M., & Arockiarajan, A., Modeling memory effects in amorphous polymers. International Journal of Engineering Science,84, 95-112, 2014.

Muthusamy, P., & Sivakumar, S. M.. A constituent-behavior-motivated model for damage in fiber reinforced composites. Computational Materials Science94, 163-172, 2014.

Sumanth, D., Preetish, K. L., & Srinivasan, S. M. A subspace thermodynamic model for shape memory alloy wire elements undergoing combined thermo-mechanical axial and torsional loads. Smart Materials and Structures23(8), 085027, 2014.

Prakash, A., Srinivasan, S. M., & Rama Mohan Rao, A., High Velocity Impact Behaviour of Layered Steel Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composite (SFRCC) Panels. CMC: Computers, Materials & Continua42(1), 75-102, 2014.

Prakash, A., Srinivasan, S. M., Rao, A. R. M., &Iyer, N. R., The assessment of high velocity multi-impact damage in steel fiber reinforced cementitious composite panels. Structures Under Shock and Impact XIII141, 243, 2014.

Muthusamy, P., & Srinivasan, S. M., Micromechanical Modeling of Onset and Progression of Damage in Composite Structures. International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics,15(3), 184-191, 2014.

Pradeep, K. R., Rao, B. N., Srinivasan, S. M., &Balasubramaniam, K., Modal strain energy change ratio for damage identification in honeycomb sandwich structures Canadian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences ,Vol. 02(01), 10-24, 2014.



R. Sujithra, S. M. Srinivasan, and A. Arockiarajan. Computational studies on shape memory polymer under various deformations. Journal of Structural Engineering, 40 (1), 72-82, 2013.

Prakash R and Srinivasan SM, Wavelet packet transform based damage identification of  GFRP beam, Journal of Structural Engineering, 40(1), 44-47, 2013.

R. Santhanam, Y. Krishna, and M. S. Sivakumar, “Behaviour of NiTi SMA Helical Springs under Different Temperatures and Deflections,” ISRN Materials Science, vol. 2013, Article ID 320370, doi:10.1155/2013/320370, 2013.

Kannan, S., & Srinivasan, S. M., Influence of manufacturing processes and their sequence of execution on fatigue life of axle house tubes in automobiles. Engineering Failure Analysis34, 79-92, 2013.

Pradeep, K. R., Srinivasan, S. M., Rao, B. N., &Balasubramaniam, K., Study on Finite Element Modeling Aspects of Delaminated Honeycomb Sandwich Beams. International Journal of Vehicle Structures & Systems4(3), 2013.

Shajil, N., Srinivasan, S. M., & Santhanam, M., Self-centering of shape memory alloy fiber reinforced cement mortar members subjected to strong cyclic loading. Materials and structures46(4), 651-661, 2013


Shajil, N., Srinivasan, S. M., & Santhanam, M., An innovative approach to achieve re-centering and ductility of cement mortar beams through randomly distributed pseudo-elastic shape memory alloy fibers. In SPIE Smart Structures and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring (pp. 83421K-83421K). International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2012.

Pradeep, K. R., Rao, B. N., Srinivasan, S. M., &Balasubramaniam, K., Interface fracture assessment on honeycomb sandwich composite DCB specimens. Engineering Fracture Mechanics93, 108-118, 2012.

R.S. Priyadarsini, V. Kalyanaraman, S. M. Srinivasan, Numerical and Experimental Study of Buckling of Advanced Fibre Composite Cylindrical Shells Under Axial Compression, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 12(4), 2012.


Before 2012

Khan, E., & Srinivasan, S. M., A new approach to the design of helical shape memory alloy spring actuators. Smart Materials Research2011.

Jeya Ganesh N, Maniprakash.S, Chandrasekaran L., Srinivasan, S.M. and Srinivasa, A.R., Design and development of a sun tracking mechanism using the direct SMA actuation, A Design Innovation paper, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 133(7), 075001 (8pages), 2011.

B. Bhuvaraghan, S.M. Srinivasan, and Mafeo, Bob, Numerical simulation of Almen strip response due to random impacts with strain-rate effects, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 53(6), pp. 417-424, 2011. 

K. Jayabal, A. Menzel, A. Arockiarajan and S.M. Srinivasan, Micromechanical modelling of switching phenomena in polycrystalline piezoceramics. Application of a polygonal finite element approach, Computational Mechanics, DOI 10.1007/s00466-011-0595-4, 2011. 

B. Bhuvaraghan, S.M. Srinivasan, Mafeo, Bob and Om Prakash, Constrained Probabilistic Multi-objective Optimization of Shot Peening Process, Engineering Optimization, Vol. 43(6), pp. 657 - 673, 2011.

Remanan, M., Priyadarshini, R. I., Rao, C. L., Sivakumar, S. M., Experimental Studies on Buckling Load Enhancement of Rectangular Columns and Thin Plates Using Piezoelectric Actuators. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research6(2), 131-146, 2011.

VenkateswaraRao.P, Maniprakash.S, Srinivasan. S.M, Srinivasa, A.R, Functional Behavior of Isotropic Magnetorheological Gels, Smart Materials and Structures, vol.19, 085019 (9pp), 2010.

B. Bhuvaraghan, S.M. Srinivasan, Mafeo, Bob and Om Prakash, Shot Peening Simulation using Discrete and Finite Element Methods, Advances in Engineering Software, Vol. 41(12), pp.1266-1276, 2010. 

B. Baskaran, S.M. Sivakumar and B. Maffeo, Optimization of the fatigue strength of materials due to shot peening: A Survey,  International Journal of Structural Changes In Solids, Vol.2(2), pp. 33-63, 2010.

K.R Pradeep, B Nageswara Rao, S.M. Sivakumar and K.Balasubramanium, Interface Fracture Assessment on Sandwich DCB Specimens, Jl of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol.29(13), pp.1963-1977, 2010 .

Kaliappan, J., Menzel, A., Arunachalakasi, A., & M Srinivasan, S.  A micromechanically motivated model for ferroelectrics combined with polygonal finite elements. PAMM10(1), 299-300, 2010.

VenkateswaraRao.P, Maniprakash.S, and Srinivasan. S.M, A modified free decay test apparatus for the characterization of soft magnetic gels in the presence of magnetic fields, Intl J of Engineering, vol. 4(2), pp.179-190, 2010.

B. Bhuvaraghan, S.M. Srinivasan, Mafeo, Bob and Om Prakash, Analytical Solution for Single and Multiple impacts with Strain-rate Effects for Shot Peening, Computer Modeling in Engineering Sciences CMES, vol.1550(1), pp 1-22, 2010.

D Thomas, D. Ebenezer, and S.M. Srinivasan, Power dissipation and temperature distribution in piezoelectric ceramic slabs, JASA, vol.128( 4) , pp.1700–1711, 2010.

Arun, C. O., Rao, B. N., Srinivasan, S. M., Continuum Damage Growth Analysis Using Element Free Galerkin Method, Sadhana, vol.35(3), pp.279-301, 2010. 

C. O. Arun, B.N. Rao And S M Srinivasan, Stochastic Meshfree Method for Elasto-Plastic Damage Analysis, Computer Methods In Applied Mechanics And Engineering, vol.199, pp.2590-2606, 2010.

N. Ashok Kumar, C.Lakshmana Rao, S.M.Srinivasan, Large deflection of constant curvature cantilever beam under follower load, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 52, 440-445, 2010.

Anup, S., Sivakumar, S.M. and Suraishkumar, G.K, Influence of viscoelasticity of protein on the toughness of bone, Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials, 3, 260-267, 2010.

Arockiarajan, S.M. Sivakumar, and C. Sansour, A thermo-dynamically motivated model for ferrolectric ceramics with grain boundary effects, Smart Materials and Structures, 19, 015008 (13pp), 2010.

A.K. Nallathambi, S. Doraiswamy, A.S. Chandrasekar and S.M. Srinivasan, A 3-species model for shape memory alloys, International Journal of Structural Changes In Solids, 1(1), pp. 149-170, 2009.

Baskaran, B., Sivakumar, S. M., and Prakash, O., Overview of the Effects of Shot Peening on Plastic Strain, Work Hardening, and Residual Stresses, in Computational Materials, pp.49-117, Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2009.

K. Jayabal, A. Arockiarajan and S. M. Sivakumar,  Multiaxialbehavior of ferroelectric single and polycrystals with pressure dependent boundary effects. Computational Materials Science, 44 (4), 1222-1230, 2009.

K. Jayabal, D. Srikrishna, T. S. Abhinandan, A. Arockiarajan, and S. M. Sivakumar. A thermodynamically consistent model with evolving domain structures in ferroelectrics, International Journal of Engineering Science, 47 (10), 1014-1024, 2009

Arun, C. O., Rao, B. N., and Sivakumar, S. M., “On Material Discontinuity Treatment in Element Free Galerkin Method,” Journal of Structural Engineering,, 36(3), pp 182-194, 2009.

Iyer, M., Kiranmayi, L., Chandrasekhar, A.S.and Sivakumar, S.M., “Analysis for damping in structures braced with superelastic SMA wires,” Journal Of Structural Engineering. 36 (2), pp. 106 – 113,  2009.

Rajagopal A, and Sivakumar, S.M., “Energy based adaptive strategy for plates and laminates” I J  Comp. meth. inengg sci. mech.,10(3), 209 – 223, 2009.

A.Menzel, A. Arockiarajan, and S.M. Sivakumar. Two models to simulate rate–dependent domain switching effects – application to ferroelastic polycrystalline ceramics. Smart Mater. Struct., 17:015027, 13pp, 2008.

K. Jayabal, A. Arockiarajan and S. M. Sivakumar,  A micromechanical model for polycrystal ferroelectrics with grain boundary effects. Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, 27 (2), 111-124. 2008

S. Anup, S. M. Sivakumar, and G. K. Suraishkumar. Influence of relative strength of constituents on the overall strength and toughness of bone. Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, 8(4), 527-539, 2008.

Rajagopal A, G Balachandran ,S M Sivakumar “Mesh free Galerkin method based on Natural neighbours and conformal mapping”, Computational Mechanics, 42(6), 885-905, 2008

Sathiyanarayanan, S., Sivakumar, S.M. and Lakshmana Rao, C., “Fractional Dashpot model for PVDF response,”,  International Journal of Condition Monitoring & Diagnostic Engineering Management, 11, No.1, pp.2-8, 2008.

Guthikonda, V.S.R., Kranthi, M., Sivakumar, S.M., and Srinivasa, A.R.,  “On smeared and micromechanical approaches to modeling martensitic transformations in SMA" International Journal of Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications,  9(3), 990-1011, 2008,

Vigel Raj, R., Lakshmana Rao, C.,  Padmanabhan, C., and Sivakumar, S.M., “An elastically clamped circular plate hydrophone without desensitization under large pressures,” JASA, 2008.

Arun, C.O., Rao, B.N., and Sivakumar, S.M., “A Stochastic Meshless Method For Damage Mechanics" Journal of Structural Engineering, 34(3), pp.181–190, 2007

Rajagopal A., and Sivakumar, S.M.,  "A Combined r-h Adaptive Strategy Based on Material forces and Error Assessment for Plane Problems and Bimaterial Interfaces"  Computational Mechanics, 41(1), 49-72, 2007

Anup, S., Sivakumar, S.M. and Suraishkumar, G.K., "Structural Arrangement Effects of Mineral Platelets on the Nature of Stress Distribution in Bio-Composites" Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences (CMES), 18, No. 2, pp. 145-154 2007 .

Kishore Kumar, M., Sakthivel, K., Sivakumar, S.M., Lakshmana Rao, C. and Srinivasa, A., “Thermomechanical Modeling of Hysteresis in SMA using the Dissipationless reference response" Smart Materials and Structures, 16 , pp.S28-S38, 2007 .

Satya Devi, A., Sivakumar, S.M., Bhattacharya, S.S.,   "A New failure Criterion for Materials Exhibiting Ratcheting during Very Low Cycle Fatigue" Materials Science and Engineering (A), 452-453 , pp. 380–385, 2007

Vigel Raj, R. ,Padmanabhan, C., Sivakumar, S.M.,and Lakshmana Rao, C."Design and testing of a pvdf hydrophone" Intl. J. COMADEM, 10(2) pp.20-20, 2007 .

Ebenezer, D.D., Thomas, D., and Sivakumar, S.M.,  “Non-uniform heat generation in rods with hysteretic damping" International Journal of Sound and Vibration, 302 (4-5), pp.892-902, 2007.

Anup, S., Sivakumar, S.M. and Suraishkumar, G.K.,   "Natural optima in human skull: A low velocity impact study" International Journal of Crashworthiness, 12, pp.17-20, 2007 .

Mini, R., Indira, R.P., Lakshmana Rao, C., Sivakumar, S.M., “Active Control of Buckling of Columns Using PZT as Actuators" Intl. J. COMADEM, Vol. 10, pp.2-8 2007. .

Sathiyanaarayan, S., Sivakumar, S.M. and Lakshmana Rao, C., “Nonlinear and Time-Dependent Electromechanical behavior of PVDF" Smart Materials and Structures, 15, pp.767-781, 2006.

Rajagopal, A., and Sivakumar, S.M., “A Performance Study on Configurational Force and Sprin-Analogy based Mesh Optimization schemes" International Journal of Comp. Meth. in Engg Science and Mechanics, 7, pp.241-262, 2006.

Shaikh, M.G., Phanish, S., and Sivakumar, S.M., “Domain switching criteria for Ferroelectrics" Journal of Computational Material Science, 37, pp.178-186, 2006.

Rajagopal, A., and Sivakumar, S.M., “Optimality of grids based on Combined r-h adaptive strategy" Computer Assisted Mechanics and Engineering Sciences, 13, pp.247-268, 2006.

Chakraborty, A., Sivakumar, S.M. and Gopalakrishnan, S.,  Spectral Element based model for wave propagation analysis in multi-wall carbon nanotubes" International Journal of Solids and Structures, 43, pp.279-294, 2006.

Sathiyanaarayan, S., Lakshmana Rao, C., and Sivakumar, S.M., “Electromechanical Behavior of Form I Uniaxially and Biaxially Stretched PVDF" Ferroelectrics 325, pp.155-164,  2005.

Satya Devi, A., Sivakumar, S.M. and Bhattacharya, S.S.,"On the Applicability of a Damage Mechanics Based Model for the stress controlled very low cycle fatigue (VLCF)" Transactions of the IIM, 58, pp 337-341, 2005.

Gangadharan, R., Rajagopal, A., and Sivakumar, S.M.."An r-h adapative strategy based on material forces and error assessment" Journal of Computers, Materials and Continua,1, pp. 229-244, 2004.

Sivakumar, S.M., and Ortiz, M.Microstructure Evolution in the Equal Channel Angular Processes" Computer Methods in Applied Mechanis and Engineering, 193, pp. 5177-5194, 2004.

Rajagopal, A., Ravichandran, M., Muralidharan, G. and Sivakumar, S.M.,Distributed computation of structural integrity of LMFBR components subjected to thermal striping, "Int. J. Fatigue &Frac. of Eng. Mat. &Struct., 26, pp.847-858, 2003.

Sathiyanarayan, S., Lakshmana Rao, C., and Sivakumar, S.M., “Nonlinear elastic constitutive model for PVDF " Journal of Aerospace Sciences and Technologies., 55, p.205, 2003.

Saravanan, U, Sivakumar, S.M. and V. Kalyanaraman "A study on the design and behavior of smart antennaJournal of Smart Materials and Structures, 10(4), pp.580-598, 2001.

D. Thomas, C. Lakshmana Rao and S. M. Sivakumar, “Finite Element Analysis and  Verification of Vibrational Modes of an Underwater Acoustic Projector”, J. Acous. Soc. Ind., 29, 73-80, 2001.

Jayanta Das and Sivakumar, S.M. “Multiaxial Fatigue Life Prediction of a High Temperature Steam Turbine Rotor using Critical Plane Approach,” J. Engg Failure Analysis, 7, pp.347-358, 2000

Jayanta Das and Sivakumar, S.M. “An Evaluation of Multiaxial Fatigue Life Assessment Methods for Engineering Components,” Intl. J. Pressure Vessel and Piping, 76 (10),  pp.741-746, 1999.

Susma R. Chacko and Sivakumar, S.M.  “A Procedure for Correction of Creep in Foam Rubber Optical Pressure Measurement Techniques," Intl. J. Experimental Mechanics, 9, pp.125-131, 1999.

Chenchiah, I.V. and Sivakumar, S.M. “A two variant thermomechanical model for Shape Memory AlloysMechanics  Research Communications,26, pp.301-307, 1999.

Ramesh, K.V., Ganesan, N., Seetharamu, K.N. and Sivakumar, S.M.  "Analysis of Machining of FRPs using FEM," Intl. J. Machine Tools &Manuf, 38, pp.1531-1549, 1998.

Sivakumar, S.M. and Voyiadjis, G.Z. "A Simple Implicit Scheme for Stress Response Computations in Plasticity Models," Intl. J. Computational Mechanics,  20, pp.520-529, 1997.

Sivakumar, S.M. and Voyiadjis,G.Z  "Cyclic Plasticity and Ratchetting," Studies in Applied Mechanics, Vol.35, pp.253-296, 1994.

Voyiadjis,G.Z and Sivakumar, S.M. "A Robust Kinematic Hardening Rule for Cyclic Plasticity and Ratchetting Effects, Part II: Application to Nonproportional Loading Cases," ActaMechanica, 107, pp.117-136, 1994.

Voyiadjis,G.Z and Sivakumar, S.M. "A Robust Kinematic Hardening Rule for Cyclic Plasticity and Ratchetting Effects, Part I: Theoretical Formulation," ActaMechanica, 90, pp. 105‑123, 1991. 




Engineering Mechanics,  Prentice Hall of India,. I edition, 2003.  (with C.Lakshmana Rao, J. Lakshmi Narasimhan and Raju Sethuraman)

Inelasticity of Materials, WorldScientific, Inc., I edition, 2009. (with Arun R. Srinivasa).

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