Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. Nirmal Kumar
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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Local Address Department of Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi - 835215
Phone (Office) 9693838996
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Joined Institute on : 8-Jun-2015
  Work Experience
Teaching : 1 Years

Research : 5 Years

  Research Areas
  • Nonlinear Elasticity : Inflation mechanics, dynamics and internal dissipation of soft materials subjected to large deformations.
  • Wave Propagation : Wave propagation in membrane and dissipative /non dissipative medium; Structural Stability.
  Award and Honours

 Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst/German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellowship


 Kumar N. and DasGupta A. On the Contact Problem of an Inflated Spherical Hyperelastic Membrane, International Journal of Nonlinear Mechanics, 57, pp. 130-139 (2013).


Kumar N. and DasGupta A. Contact Mechanics and Induced Hysteresis at Oscillatory Contact with Adhesion, Langmuir 30 (30), pp. 9107-9114 (2014).


Kumar, N. and DasGupta, A. (2015). On the static and dynamic contact problem of an inflated spherical viscoelastic membrane. Journal of Applied Mechanics, 82 (12), 121010-1–8.