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Shantikumar Nair

Associate Professor

Education:

  • B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, 1976
  • M.S., Columbia University, 1978
  • Dr. Eng. Sc., Columbia University, 1983

Research Interests:

Mechanical behavior of composite materials

Recent publications:

  • Creep Crack Growth in Fiber Reinforced Composites with Rate-Dependent Bridging - Role of a Viscous Fiber/Matrix Interface, T.J. Gwo and S. V. Nair, Mechanics of Materials 23(1996) 295-309
  • High Temperature Mechanical Behavior of Ceramic Composites, S. V. Nair and K. Jakus, editors, Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, 1995.
  • Deformation Mechanism and Fibre Toughening of Nylon 6,6, M.-L. Shiao, S. V. Nair, P. D. Garrett and R. E. Pollard, Polymer 35(1994)306-314.
  • Effect of Glass-Fibre Reinforcement and Annealing on Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Nylon 6,6: Part I, M.-L. Shiao, S. V. Nair, P.D. Garrett and R. E. Pollard, J. of Materials Sc., 29(1994)1973-1981.
  • Effect of Glass-Fibre Reinforcement and Annealing on Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Nylon 6,6, M.-L. Shiao, S. V. Nair, P. D. Garrett, R. E. Pollard, J. of Materials Sc., 29(1994)1739-1752.

Thesis Topics:

  • Fracture Behavior of Two Dimensional SiC/SiC Woven Composites at Ambient and Elevated Temperatures, Yu-Lin Wang, PhD Thesis, 1996
  • Mechanics of Creep Crack Growth in Ceramic Composites at Elevated Temperature, T.-J. Gwo, PhD Thesis, 1994
  • Role of Rubber and Rigid Phases on Fracture Behavior of Unreinforced and Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Alloys, Anand Subramaniam, M.S. Thesis, 1997.
  • Mechanics and Mechanisms of Fracture in Polycarbonate/ABS Blends and Polycarbonate/ABS Blends Reinforced by Glass Fibers, L. H. Vestergaard, M. S. Thesis, 1995.

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