Dr. Boggarapu Nageswara Rao

Dr. Boggarapu Nageswara Rao

Professor
K L University, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Mathematics from IIT Bombay, India

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Biography

Dr. B. Nageswara Rao completed his Ph.D. in Mathematics from IIT Bombay, India. Currently he is working as Professor at KL University, India. He also worked as Scientist/Engineer at ISRO/ VSSC Trivandrum for 33 years. Dr. B. Nageswara received honors includes Holder of the NCC C Certificate (Army Wing), Awarded IIT Bombay Merit Scholarship during post-graduation studies, and Awarded Junior Research Fellowship from the Indian Government Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Senior Research Fellowship from the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) to carryout research for Ph.D. at IIT Bombay. He has published 284 articles in journals as well as 43 articles in conferences contributed as author/co-author. Dr. B. Nageswara has successfully supervised 12 PhD, 16 M.Tech and 8 B.Tech students. He is also serving as reviewer in number of journals. He is also working as Research Guide at University of Kerala, Andhra University, and Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He is member of Aeronautical Society of India, Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing, and member of Live DNA: A forum of worldwide highly influential Scientists & Scholars and Recognized in Marquis Who’s Who. He also delivered lectures & guided project thesis of the participants of ISRO Induction Training Programmers (IITP), and Key-Note addresses in National Conferences.

Area of Interest:

Physical Science Engineering
100%
Applied Mechanics
62%
Material Engineering
90%
Fracture Mechanics
75%
Pressure Vessels
55%

Selected Publications

    8
  1. Jalan, S.K., B. Nageswara Rao, S.V.S.N. Murty and S. Gopalakrishnan, 20198. Evaluation of elastic properties for a nanocomposite (reinforced with swcnt agglomerates) utilizing a representative volume element. Trans. Indian Inst.of Metals, 72: 951-967.
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  2. Ventrapati, T.K. and B.N. Rao, 2019. An efficiency and cost benefit assessments on a typical 600MW coal fired boiler power plant. Int. J. Mech. Prod. Eng. Res. Dev., 9: 201-216.

  3. Satyanarayana, G., K.L. Narayana, B.N. Rao, M.S. Slobodyan, M.A. Elkin and A.S. Kiselev, 2019. Numerical simulation of the processes of formation of a welded joint with a pulsed ND: YAG laser welding of ZR-1% NB alloy. Thermal Eng., 66: 210-218.
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  4. Satyanarayana, G., K.L. Narayana and B.N. Rao, 2019. Optimal laser welding process parameters and expected weld bead profile for P92 steel. SN Applied Sci., Vol. 1. 10.1007/s42452-019-1333-3.
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  5. Satyanarayana, G., K.L. Narayana and B.N. Rao, 2019. Numerical investigation of temperature distribution and melt pool geometry in laser beam welding of a Zr-1% Nb alloy nuclear fuel rod end cap. Bull. Mater. Sci., 42: 170-178.
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  6. Rao, B.N. and K. Rajyalakshmi, 2019. Modified taguchi approach to trace the optimum GMAW process parameters on weld dilution for ST-37 steel plates. J. Test. Eval., 47: 3209-3222.
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  7. Rajyalakshmi, K. and Boggarapu, N.R., 2019. Expected range of the output response for the optimum input parameters utilizing the modified Taguchi approach. Multidiscip. Model. Mater. Struct., 15: 508-522.
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  8. Praveen, J.P. and B.N. Rao, 2019. Uncertainties in the periodic solution of a truly non-linear oscillator differential equation using MDTM. Int. J. Applied Comput. Math., Vol. 5. 10.1007/s40819-019-0702-3.
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  9. Dharmendra, B.V., S.P. Kodali and B.N. Rao, 2019. A simple and reliable Taguchi approach for multi-objective optimization to identify optimal process parameters in nano-powder-mixed electrical discharge machining of INCONEL800 with copper electrode. Heliyon, Vol. 5. 10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e02326.
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  10. Vivek, G., M.I. Khan, P. Naveen and A.V. Vineeth, 2018. Biaxial gain assessment on flawed cylindrical pressure vessels. Int. J. Mech. Prod. Eng. Res. Dev., 1: 233-242.

  11. Satyanarayana, G., K.L. Narayana and N.R. Boggarapu, 2018. Numerical simulations on the laser spot welding of zirconium alloy endplate for nuclear fuel bundle assembly. Lasers Manufact. Mater. Process., 5: 53-70.
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  12. Satyanarayana, G., K.L. Narayana and B.N. Rao, 2018. Identification of optimum laser beam welding process parameters for E110 zirconium alloy butt joint based on Taguchi-CFD simulations. Lasers Manufact. Mater. Process., 5: 182-199.
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  13. Rao, B.N., S.N. Murty, A. Sarkar, K.V.A. Chakravarthi and N.T.B.N. Koundinya, 2018. Optimization of hot workability and control of microstructure in 18Ni (M250 grade) maraging steel using processing maps. Mater. Perform. Charact., 7: 547-561.
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  14. Kumar, P.G.S.L. and B.N. Rao, 2018. Development of a simple, reliable and low cost drunken-drive avoiding system for two wheelers. JMSG: Int. Multidis. e-J., 3: 268-274.

  15. Dutta, O.Y. and B.N. Rao, 2018. Investigations on the performance of chevron type plate heat exchangers. Heat Mass Transfer, 54: 227-239.
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  16. Chakravarthi, K.V.A., N.T.B.N. Koundinya, S.N. Murty, D. Sivakumar and B.N. Rao, 2018. Optimization of hot workability and control of microstructure in CF250 grade cobalt-free maraging steel: An approach using processing maps. Metallogr. Microst. Anal., 7: 35-47.
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  17. Chakravarthi, K.V.A., N.T.B.N. Koundinya, S.N. Murty and B.N. Rao, 2018. Microstructure, properties and hot workability of M300 grade maraging steel. Defence Technol., 14: 51-58.
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  18. Buddi, T., S.K. Singh and B.N. Rao, 2018. Optimum process parameters for plywood manufacturing using soya meal adhesive. Mater. Today: Proc., 5: 18739-18744.
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  19. Buddi, T., B.N. Rao, S.K. Singh, R. Purohit and R.S. Rana, 2018. Development and analysis of High Density Poly Ethylene (HDPE) nano SiO2 and wood powder reinforced polymer matrix hybrid nano composites. J. Exp. Nanosci., 13: S24-S30.
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  20. Srinivas, G.T., D.R. Kumar, P.V.V.M. Mohan and B. Nageswara Rao, 2017. Efficiency of a coal fired boiler in a typical thermal power plant. Am. J. Mech. Ind. Eng., 2: 32-36.
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  21. Sarala, P.L. and B. Nageswara Rao, 2017. Thermal properties of Al2O3-water nanofluids to examine heat transfer enhancement in heat exchangers. Int. J. Control Theory Applic., 10: 87-105.
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  22. Rajanish, C.Y.P.D.P. and B. Nageswara Rao, 2017. On the radiative heat transfer in a viscoelastic boundary layer flow over a stretching sheet. Trans. ASME J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 139, No. 1. 10.1115/1.4034351.
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  23. Raisa, M.B. and B. Nageswara Rao, 2017. Performance of AFBC and CFBC boilers in thermal power plants. Int. J. Control Theory Applic., 10: 83-89.
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  24. Praveen, J.P. and B. Nageswara Rao, 2017. Applicability of the MDTM to obtain the periodic solution of the Duffing type equations of motion. Asian J. Math. Comput. Res., 18: 19-27.
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  25. Pradeep, K.R., B. Nageswara Rao, S.M. Srinivasan, K. Balasubramaniam and S. Ahamed, 2017. Influence of core compressibility, flexibility and transverse shear effects on the response of sandwich structures. Am. J. Mech. Ind. Eng., 2: 81-91.
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  26. Kumar, K.B. and B. Nageswara Rao, 2017. Essence of the waste heat recovery in the process industries. Int. J. Control Theory Applic., 10: 73-82.
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  27. Kumar, D.R., P.S.S.K. Varma and B. Nageswara Rao, 2017. Optimum drilling parameters of coir fiber-reinforced polyester composites. Am. J. Mech. Ind. Eng., 2: 92-97.
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  28. Kalavala, V.M.K., S.S.S. Konduri, P. Mandala, R.R. Manapragada and N.R. Boggarapu, 2017. Development of a notched tensile strength nomograph through finite element modeling of centre-hole 2D C/C laminates. Int. J. Pure Applied Math., 115: 377-382.
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  29. Dutta, O.Y., T. Therisa and B. Nageswara Rao, 2017. Design validation through testing of a double-tube counter-flow heat exchanger. Int. J. Control Theory Applic., 10: 399-409.
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  30. Chakravarthi, K.V.A., N.T.B.N. Koundinya, S.V.S.N. Murty and B. Nageswara Rao, 2017. Microstructural evolution and constitutive relationship of M350 grade maraging steel during hot deformation. J. Mater. Eng. Perform., 26: 1174-1185.
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  31. Buddi, T., K. Mahesh, N. Muttil, B. Nageswara Rao, J. Nagalakshmi and S.K. Singh, 2017. Characterization of plywoods produced by various bio-adhesives. Mater. Today: Proc., 4: 496-508.
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  32. Sundaresan, S., S. Lekshmi and B. Nageswara Rao, 2016. Fracture strength determination of maraging steel rocket motorcases-A comparative study of analytical and experimental data. Int. J. Pure Eng. Math., 4: 31-42.
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  33. Sahiti, M., M.R. Reddy, B. Joshi, J.P. Praveen and B. Nageswara Rao, 2016. Optimum WEDM process parameters of Incoloy®Alloy800 using Taguchi method. Int. J. Ind. Manuf. Syst. Eng., 1: 64-68.
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  34. Sahiti, M., M.R. Reddy, B. Joshi and B. Nageswara Rao, 2016. Application of Taguchi method for optimum weld process parameters of pure aluminum. Am. J. Naval Archit. Mar. Eng., 1: 1-6.
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  35. Praveen, J.P. and B. Nageswara Rao, 2016. On the periodic solution of the Helmholtz equations using the modified differential transform method. MAYFEB J. Math., 2: 7-16.
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  36. Kannan, P., K.S. Amirthagadeswaran, T. Christopher and B. Nageswara Rao, 2016. A simplified approach for assessing the leak-before-break for the flawed pressure vessels. Nuclear Eng. Des., 302: 20-26.
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  37. Bharathi, P., T.G.L. Priyanka, G.S. Rao and B. Nageswara Rao, 2016. Optimum WEDM process parameters of SS304 using Taguchi method. Int. J. Ind. Manuf. Syst. Eng., 1: 69-72.
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  38. Marimuthu, R. and B.N. Rao, 2015. An efficient finite element approach to examine the free vibration characteristics of liquid tankages in space launch vehicles. Meccanica, 50: 1217-1226.
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  39. Jalan, S.K., B. Nageswara Rao, S.N. Murty and S. Gopalakrishnan, 2015. Generation of temperature dependent transversely isotropic properties for zigzag and armchair single-walled carbon nanotubes. Trans. Indian Inst. Met., 68: 185-194.
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  40. Buddi, T., N. Muttil, B. Nageswara Rao and S.K. Singh, 2015. Development of a soya based adhesive in plywood manufacturing. Mater. Today: Proc., 2: 3027-3031.
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  41. Sundaresan, S., P.S. Sreelekshmi, G. Nayak and B.N. Rao, 2014. Studies of the fracture parameters of compact tension specimens made from weld joints of the motor case. Int. J. Math. Sci. Eng. Applic., 8: 119-131.
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  42. Sundaresan, S., G. Nayak, A.P. Beena, C.K. Krishnadasan and B.N. Rao, 2014. Weld characteristics of M250 grade maraging steel in aerospace industry. Int. J. Surface Eng. Mater. Technol., 4: 35-39.

  43. Sundaresan, S. and B.N. Rao, 2014. Stress intensity factor at the initiation of instability by R curve. Applied Mech. Mater., 592-594: 1160-1164.
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  44. Sajikumar, K.S., N.A. Kumar and B.N. Rao, 2014. Application of point stress criterion to assess the bond strength of a single-lap joint. Strength Mater., 46: 518-525.
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  45. Pradeep, K.R., B.N. Rao, S.M. Srinivasan and K. Balasubramaniam, 2014. Modal strain energy change ratio for damage identification in honeycomb sandwich structures. Can. J. Basic Applied Sci., 2: 10-24.
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  46. Mutyalarao, M., D. Bharathi, K.L. Narayana and B.N. Rao, 2014. How valid are Sugiyama's experiments? Int. J. Non-Linear Mech. 10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2014.12.007.
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  47. Mutyalarao, M., D. Bharathi and B.N. Rao, 2014. Equilibrium configurations of cantilever columns under a tip-concentrated subtangential follower force. Can. J. Basic Applied Sci., 2: 46-63.
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  48. Marimuthu, R. and B.N. Rao, 2014. A mixed finite element for evaluation of interlaminar stresses in composite structures. Can. J. Basic Applied Sci., 2: 64-75.
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  49. Franklin, V.A., T. Christopher and B.N. Rao, 2014. Influence of root rotation on delamination fracture toughness of composits. Int. J. Aerospace Eng., VOl. 2014. 10.1155/2014/829698.
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  50. Chandu, G.C.R., I.R. Kumar, N. Ramesh and B.N. Rao, 2014. Damage assessment in composites using acoustic emission monitoring. Can. J. Basic Applied Sci., 2: 34-39.
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  51. Singaravelu, J., S. Sundaresan and B.N. Rao, 2013. Application of fracture mechanics to specify the proof load factor for clamp band systems of launch vehicles. J. Mater. Eng. Perform., 22: 926-935.
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  52. Satyanarayana, G. and B.N. Rao, 2013. Solar thermal incubator for premature born babies. Can. J. Basic Applied Sci., 1: 26-32.
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  53. Pradeep, K.R., S.M. Srinivasan, B.N. Rao and K. Balasubramaniam, 2013. Study on finite element modeling aspects of delaminated honeycomb sandwich beams. Int. J. Veh. Struct. Syst., 4: 113-117.
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  54. Mutyalarao, M., D. Bharathi and B.N. Rao, 2013. Dynamic stability of cantilever columns under a tip-concentrated subtangential follower force. Math. Mech. Solids, 18: 449-463.
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  55. Mutyalarao, M., D. Bharathi and B.N. Rao, 2013. Authors reply to the queries of Milan Batista ”On the uniqueness of large deflections of a uniform cantilever beam under a tip-concentrated rotational load”. Int. J. Non-Linear Mech., 54: 131-132.
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  56. Marimuthu, R. and B.N. Rao, 2013. Development of efficient finite elements for structural integrity analysis of solid rocket motor propellant grains. Int. J. Pressure Vessels Piping, 111-112: 131-145.
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  57. Kannan, P., T. Christopher and B. Nageswara Rao, 2013. Advanced Finite Element Structural Analysis. In: Current Trends in Engineering Practice, Volume III, Anand, S. (Ed.). Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India.

  58. Kannan, P., K.S. Amirthagadeswaram, T. Christopher and B.N. Rao, 2013. Failure of high temperature critical components in combined cycle power plants. J. Failure Anal. Prevent., 13: 409-419.
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  59. Jeyakumar, M., T. Christopher, R. Narayanan and B.N. Rao, 2013. Residual stress evaluation in butt-welded IN718 plates. Can. J. Basic Applied Sci., 1: 88-99.
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  60. Jeyakumar, M., T. Christopher and B.N. Rao, 2013. Residual stress evaluation in butt welded joint of ASTM A36 steel plates. Int. J. Electron. Commun. Comput. Eng., 4: 581-587.
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  61. Jayakumar, K., D. Yadav and B. Nageswara Rao, 2013. Moderately large deflection analysis of simply supported piezo-laminated composite plates under uniformly distributed transverse load. Int. J. Non-Linear Mech., 49: 137-144.
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  62. Jalan, S.K., B.N. Rao and S. Gopalakrishnan, 2013. Vibrational characteristics of zigzag, armchair and chiral cantilevered single-walled carbon nanotubes. Adv. Composite Lett., 22: 131-142.
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  63. Sundaresan, S., C. Pany, M.K. Sundaresan and B.N. Rao, 2012. Mathematical model for failure load evaluation of maraging steel compact tension specimens. Int. J. Math. Sci. Eng. Appl., 6: 281-297.
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  64. Singaravelu, J., D. Jeyakumar and B.N. Rao, 2012. Reliability and safety assessments of the satellite separation process of a typical launch vehicle. J. Defense Model. Simul. Appl. Methodol. Technol., 9: 369-382.
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  65. Singaravelu, J., D. Jeyakumar and B. Nageswara Rao, 2012. Rigid Body Separation Dynamics on Large Strap-on Boosters of Multistage Launch Vehicles. In: Advances in Engineering Research, Volume 1, Petrova, M. (Ed.). Nova Science Publishers Inc., New York, USA., pp: 153-193.

  66. Pradeep, K.R., B.N. Rao, S.M. Srinivasan and K. Balasubramaniam, 2012. Interface fracture assessment on honeycomb sandwich composite DCB specimens. Eng. Fract. Mech., 93: 108-118.
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  67. Jalan, S.K., B. NageswaraRao and S. Gopalakrishnan, 2012. Development of empirical relations for the transversely isotropic properties of zigzag, armchair and chiral single-walled carbon nanotubes. Adv. Compos. Lett., 21: 93-99.
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  68. Sharma, V.M.J., K.S. Kumar, B.N. Rao and S.D. Pathak, 2011. Fatigue crack growth of AA2219 under different aging conditions. Mater. Sci. Eng., A, 528: 4040-4049.
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  69. Parameshwaranpillai, T., P.R. Lakshminarayanan and B.N. Rao, 2011. Taguchi's approach to examine the effect of drilling induced damage on the notched tensile strength of woven GFR-epoxy composites. Adv. Compos. Mater., 20: 261-275.
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  70. Kannan, V.K., V. Murali, A. Rajadurai and B.N. Rao, 2011. Finite element analysis and notched tensile strength evaluation of center-hole 2D carbon/carbon laminates. Adv. Compos. Mater., 20: 289-300.
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  71. Jeyakumar, M., T. Christopher, R. Narayanan and B.N. Rao, 2011. Residual stress evaluation in butt-welded steel plates. Indian J. Eng. Mater. Sci., 18: 425-434.
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  72. Brabin, T.A., T. Christopher and B.N. Rao, 2011. Bursting pressure of mild steel cylindrical vessels. Int. J. Press. Vessels Pip., 88: 119-122.
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  73. Brabin, T.A., T. Christopher and B.N. Rao, 2011. Assessing the failure of cylindrical pressure vessels due to longitudinal weld misalignment. Steel Grips J. Steel Relat. Mater., 9: 434-439.
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  74. Sundaresan, S., M. Manirajan and B. Nageswara Rao, 2010. On the fracture toughness evaluation in weldments of a maraging steel rocket motor case. Mater. Des., 31: 4921-4926.
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  75. Pillai, K.M.C., K.S. Sai, N. Shivakumarswamy, H.R. Nataraja, S.B. Tiwari and B.N. Rao, 2010. Heat transfer in a viscoelastic boundary layer flow through a porous medium. Comput. Mech., 34: 27-37.
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  76. Parameshwaranpillai, T., P.R. Lakshminarayanan and B.N. Rao, 2010. Tensile fracture strength of 2124Al-10 Vol.% SiCp composite compact tension specimens. Mater. Des., 31: 2987-2993.
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  77. Mutyalarao, M., D. Bharathi and B.N. Rao, 2010. On the uniqueness of large deflections of a uniform cantilever beam under a tip-concentrated rotational load. Int. J. Non-Linear Mech., 45: 433-441.
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  78. Kannan, V.K., A. Rajadurai and B.N. Rao, 2010. Residual strength of laminated composites after impact. J. Compos. Mater., 45: 1031-1043.
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  79. Kamala Kannan, V., Velamurali, A. Rajadurai and B. Nageswara Rao, 2010. Failure assessment on central-sharp notched carbon/epoxy laminates. Mater. Des., 31: 4348-4355.
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  80. Kamala Kannan, V., M. Velumurali, A. Rajadurai and B. Nageswara Rao, 2010. Tension and compression strength evaluation of composite plates with circular holes. J. Reinforced Plastics Composites, 29: 1500-1514.
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  81. Aseer Brabin, T., T. Christopher and B. Nageswara Rao, 2010. Finite element analysis of cylindrical pressure vessels having a misalignment in a circumferential joint. Int. J. Pressure Vessels Pip., 87: 197-201.
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  82. Kamalakannan, V., M. Velumurali and B. Nageswara Rao, 2010. Modified average stress criterion to predict the fracture strength of various lay-ups of carbon/epoxy laminates. J. Reinforced Plastics Composites, 29: 346-356.
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  83. Singaravelu, J., D. Jeyakumar and B. Nageswara Rao, 2009. Taguchi`s approach for reliability and safety assessments in the stage separation process of a multistage launch vehicle. Reliability Eng. Syst. Safety, 94: 1526-1541.
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  84. Sharma, V.M.J., K. Sreekumar, B. Nageswara Rao and S.D. Pathak, 2009. Effect of microstructure and strength on the fracture behavior of AA2219 alloy. Mater. Sci. Eng. A, 502: 45-53.
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  85. Srinivasa Rao, B., P. Rudramoorthy, S. Srinivas and B. Nageswara Rao, 2008. Effect of drilling induced damage on notched tensile and pin bearing strengths of woven GFR-epoxy composites. Mater. Sci. Eng. A, 472: 347-352.
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  86. Rajdurai, S., T. Christopher, G. Thanigaiyarasu and B. Nageswara Rao, 2008. Finite element analysis with an improved failure criterion for composite wind turbine blades. Forschung im Ingenieurwesen, 72: 193-207.
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  87. Kamalakannan, V., S.R. Boopathy and B. Nageswara Rao, 2008. Fracture strength of various lay-ups of carbon/epoxy laminates using the modified inherent flaw model. Eng. Fracture Mech., 75: 4834-4843.
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  88. Jeyasingh, J.J.V., G. Kothandaraman, P.P. Sinha, B. Nageswara Rao and A. Chennakesava Reddy, 2008. Spherical dome formation by transformation of superplasticity of titanium alloys and titanium matrix composites. Mater. Sci. Eng. A, 478: 397-401.
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  89. Jayakumar, K., D. Yadav and B. Nageswara Rao, 2008. Nonlinear free vibration analysis of generic coupled induced strain actuated piezo-laminated beams. Forschung im Ingenieurwesen, 72: 153-162.
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  90. Nageswara Rao, B., 2007. An Improved Inherent Flaw Model for Notched Tensile Strength Prediction of Metallic/Composite/Solid Propellant Materials. In: Recent Advances in Composite Materials: Intelligent, Smart, Sustainable and Infrastructural Materials, Srivastava, V.K., M. Singh, N. Banthia and A.A. Mufti (Eds.). Allied Publisher Ltd., New Delhi, India.

  91. Kanaka Raju, K., B. Nageswara Rao and R. Marimuthu, 2007. Hybrid-Stress-Displacement Finite Elements for Viscoelastic Analysis. In: Finite Elements, Mastorakis, N. and O. Martin (Eds.). World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society, Wisconsin, USA., pp: 43-53.

  92. Jayakumar, K., D. Yadav and B. Nageswara Rao, 2007. Nonlinear vibration analysis for a generic coupled-laminated plate with surface bonded or embedded induced strain actuators. J. Sound Vibrat., 301: 846-863.
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  93. Tiwari, S.B., B. Nageswara Rao, H.R. Nataraja and K.S. Sai, 2006. On the stable limit-point of a modified van Der Pol equation. Trends Applied Sci. Res., 1: 379-385.
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  94. Swamy, N.S., H.R. Nataraja, K.S. Sai, S.B. Tiwari and B. Nageswara Rao, 2006. Flow of an electrically conducting second-grade fluid under an oscillating rigid moving plate. Trends Applied Sci. Res., 1: 184-193.
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  95. Sharma, V.M.J., V. Diwakar, K. Sree Kumar, B. Nageswara Rao and S.D. Pathak, 2006. A simple J-integral approach for fracture toughness assessment on invalid test data of standard CT specimens. Trends Applied Sci. Res., 1: 132-143.
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  96. Sai, K.S., N.S. Swamy, H.R. Nataraja, S.B. Tiwari and B. Nageswara Rao, 2006. Unsteady flow of two immiscible fluids under an oscillatory time-dependent pressure gradient in a channel with one porous floor. Trends Applied Sci. Res., 1: 194-203.
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  97. Renganathan, K., B. Nageswara Rao and M.K. Jana, 2006. Slump estimation of cylindrical segment grains of a typical rocket motor under vertical storage condition. Trends Applied Sci. Res., 1: 97-104.
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  98. Renganathan K., B. Nageswara Rao and M.K. Jana, 2006. Analytical solution for a multi-layer thick cylindrical shell subjected to axial inertia applicable for slump estimations of solid propellant rocket motor grains. Trends Applied Sci. Res., 1: 123-131.
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  99. Nageswara Rao, B., D. Jeyakumar, K.K. Biswas, S. Swaminathan and E. Janardhana, 2006. Rigid body separation dynamics for pace launch vehicles. Aeronautical J. R. Aeronautical Soc., 110: 289-302.
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  100. Muthurajan, K.G., K. Sankaranarayanasamy, S.B. Tiwari and B. Nageswara Rao, 2006. Finite element modeling of adhesively bonded joints. Trends Applied Sci. Res., 1: 25-40.
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  101. Muthurajan, K.G., K. Sankaranarayanasamy, S.B. Tiwari and B. Nageswara Rao, 2006. Evaluation of carbon/epoxy delamination fracture toughness. Trends Applied Sci. Res., 1: 144-154.
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  102. Jeyakumar, D. and B. Nageswara Rao, 2006. Dynamics of satellite separation system. J. Sound Vibrat., 297: 444-455.
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  103. Babu, N.S., S.B. Tiwari and B. Nageswara Rao, 2006. Structural and morphological features of graphitised carbon fibres. Trends Applied Sci. Res., 1: 204-213.
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  104. Babu, N.S., S.B. Tiwari and B. Nageswara Rao, 2006. Development and validation of processing maps for nickel based powder metallurgy superalloys. Powder Metallurgy, 49: 160-166.
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  105. Subhananda Rao, A., G. Venkata Rao and B. Nageswara Rao, 2005. Generation and validation of failure assessment diagram for notched strength prediction of solid propellant tensile specimens. Mater. Sci. Technol., 21: 488-494.
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  106. Subhananda Rao, A., G. Venkata Rao and B. Nageswara Rao, 2005. Effect of long-seam mismatch on the burst pressure of maraging steel rocket motor cases. Int. J. Eng. Failure Anal., 12: 325-336.
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  107. Narayana Murty, S.V.S., B. Nageswara Rao and B.P. Kashyap, 2005. Identification of flow instabilities in the processing maps of AISI 304 stainless steel. J. Mater. Process. Technol., 166: 268-278.
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  108. Muthurajan, K.G., K. Sankarabnarayanasamy, S.B. Tiwari and B. Nageswara Rao, 2005. Nonlinear vibration analysis of initially stressed thin laminated rectangular plates on elastic foundations. J. Sound Vibrat., 282: 949-969.
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  109. Jeyakumar, D., K.K. Biswas and B.N. Rao, 2005. Stage separation dynamic analysis of upper stage of a multistage launch vehicle using retro rockets. Int. J. Math. Comput. Modell., 41: 849-866.
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  110. Christopher, T., K. Sankaranarayanasamy and B. Nageswara Rao, 2005. Correlating cryogenic fracture strength using a modified two-parameter method. Eng. Fracture Mech., 72: 475-490.
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  111. Babu, N.S., S.B.Tiwari and B. Nageswara Rao, 2005. Modified instability condition for identification of unstable metal flow regions in processing maps of magnesium alloys. Mater. Sci. Technol., 21: 976-984.
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  112. Subhananda Rao, A., Y. Krishna and B. Nageswara Rao, 2005. Fracture toughness of nitramine and composite solid propellants. Mater. Sci. Eng., 403: 125-133.
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  113. Subhananda Rao, A., Y. Krishna and B. Nageswara Rao, 2004. Comparison of fracture models to assess the notched strength of composite/solid propellant tensile specimens. Mater. Sci. Eng. A, 385: 429-439.
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  114. Rao, B.N., 2004. Fracture of Composite Materials. In: Recent Advances in Composite Materials, Srivastava, V.K. and M. Singh (Eds.). Allied Publishers Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 179-184.

  115. Narayana Murty, S.V.S., B. Nageswara Rao and B.P. Kashyap, 2004. Improved ductile fracture criterion for cold forming of spheroidised steel. J. Materials Process. Technol., 147: 94-101.
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  116. Narayana Murty, S.V.S., B. Nageswara Rao and B.P. Kashyap, 2004. Development and validation of a processing map for Afnor 7020 aluminium alloy. Mater. Sci. Technol., 20: 772-782.
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  117. Muthurajan, K.G., K. Sankaranarayanasamy, S.B. Tiwari and B. Nageswara Rao, 2004. Determination of elastic constants from measured natural frequencies of specially orthotropic cantilever plates. Mater. Sci. Technol., 20: 1303-1309.
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  118. Madhusudan, B.P., V.R. Rajeev and B. Nageswara Rao, 2004. Comments on the new approach to solution of falkner-skan equation. Trans. ASME J. Pressure Vessel Technol., 126: 404-406.

  119. Jeyasingh, J.J.V. and B. Nageswara Rao, 2004. On the thinning variation of a superplastically formed titanium alloy spherical domes. J. Mater. Process. Technol., 160: 370-373.
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  120. Christopher, T., K. Sankaranarayansamy and B. Nageswara Rao, 2004. Fracture behaviour of maraging steel tensile specimens and pressurized cylindrical vessels. Fatigue Fracture Eng. Mater. Struct., 27: 177-186.
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  121. Narayana Murty, S.V.S., B. Nageswara Rao and B.P. Kashyap, 2003. On the relationship between the intrinsic hot workability parameters of DMM and PRM. Scand. J. Metallurgy, 32: 185-193.
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  122. Madhusudan, B.P., V.R. Rajeev and B. Nageswara Rao, 2003. Post-buckling of cantilever columns having variable cross-section under a combined load. Int. J. Nonlinear Mech., 38: 1513-1522.
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  123. Renganathan, K., B.S.V. Rama Sarma, B. Nageswara Rao and M.K. Jana, 2002. Tensile fracture of a HTPB-based propellant specimens. Mater. Sci. Technol., 18: 1408-1412.
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  124. Rama Sarma, B.S.V., P.K. Govindan Potti and B. Nageswara Rao, 2002. Failure behaviour of an ultra high strength low alloy steel. Mater. Sci. Technol., 18: 787-798.
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  125. Narayana Murty, S.V.S., B. Nageswara Rao and B.P. Kashyap, 2002. On the hot working characteristics of 2124 Al-SiCp metal matrix composites. Adv. Composite Mater., 11: 105-120.
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  126. Narayana Murty, S.V.S., B. Nageswara Rao and B.P. Kashyap, 2002. Development and validation of a processing map for Zirconium alloys. Modell. Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng., 10: 503-503.
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  127. Murty, S.V.S.N., B.N. Rao and B.P. Kashyap, 2002. Processing maps for hot deformation of α2 aluminide alloy Ti-24Al-11Nb. J. Mater. Sci., 37: 1197-1201.
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  128. Christopher, T., K. Sankaranarayan Samy and B. Nageswara Rao, 2002. Fracture strength of flawed cylindrical pressure vessels under cryogenic temperatures. Int. J. Cryogenics, 42: 661-673.
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  129. Narayana Murty, S.V.S., B. Nageswara Rao and B.P. Kashyap, 2001. On the hot workability of ELI grade titanium alloy Ti-6Al-4V. Zeitschrift Metallkunde, 92: 473-476.
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  130. Narayana Murty, S.V.S., B. Nageswara Rao and B.P. Kashyap, 2001. Identification of flow instabilities during hot working of powder metallurgy superalloy IN 100. Powder Metallurgy, 44: 165-170.
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  131. Narayana Murty, S.V.S., B. Nageswara Rao and B.P. Kashyap, 2001. Hot working characteristics of powder metallurgy NIMONIC AP-1 superalloy. Powder Metallurgy, 44: 267-273.
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  132. Govindan Potti, P.K., B. Nageswara Rao and V.K. Srivastava, 2001. Tensile fracture strength of boron/aluminum laminates with holes and slits. Mater. Sci. Eng. A, 301: 244-252.
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  133. Govindan Potti, P.K., B. Nageswara Rao and V.K. Srivastava, 2001. Fracture strength of composite laminates containing surface notches. Adv. Composite Mater., 10: 29-37.
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  134. Narayana Murty, S.V.S. and B. Nageswara Rao, 1999. Modelling of constitutive equations to describe hot deformation of 99.9% pure aluminium. Mater. Sci. Technol., 15: 599-600.
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