Anuradha Banerjee

Professor

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Glasgow, U.K (October 2000 - September 2003).

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA (August 1997 - August 1999).



B.E.,Mechanical Engineering, Indian Inst. of Tech. Kanpur, India (July 1992 - May 1996).

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 Research Interest

  • Structural metals.
  • Fiber reinforced composites.
  • Functionally graded materials.
  • Heterogeneous brittle materials.
  • Bio-materials.

 Office Location

   MSB 228,
   Department of Applied Mechanics,
   IIT Madras Chennai, 600036.
   Tel: 044-22574075,
   Email: anuban[at]iitm[.]ac[.]in

 July 2018 - Present

  Professor

  IIT Madras, Chennai, India .

 July 2013 - July 2018

  Associate Professor

  IIT Madras, Chennai, India .

 June 2005 - July 2013

  Assistant Professor

  IIT Madras, Chennai, India .

 September 2003 - May 2005

  Post Doctoral Research Associate

  MIT, USA .

 October 1999 - January 2000

  System Engineer

  Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. India.

 August 1997 - August 1999

  Research Assistant

  Purdue University, USA.

 July 1996 - August 1997

  Graduate Trainee Engineer

  Engineering Research Centre, Telco Ltd. Pune, India.

 Journal publications

  • Mayya, A., Banerjee A., and Rajesh, R., 2018. Role of porosity and matrix behavior on compressive fracture of Haversian bone using random spring network model. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. , 83, pp. 108-119.
  • Nijin I.S., Kumar R.S., Banerjee A., 2018. Role of stress-state on initiation and growth of a fatigue crack. International Journal of Fatigue.
  • Mayya, A., Banerjee A., and Rajesh, R., 2017. Role of matrix behaviour on compressive fracture of bovine cortical bone. Physical Review E, 96(5).
  • Satheesh, S. M., Banerjee, A., Bhattacharya, E., 2017. Determination of polysilicon Weibull parameters from indentation fracture. Thin Solid Films, 642, pp. 76-81.
  • Rashid, F. M., Banerjee, A., 2017. Simulation of fracture in a low ductility aluminum alloy using a triaxiality dependent cohesive model. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 179, pp. 1-12.
  • Kumar R. S., Nijin I. S., Bharadwaj, M. V., Rajkumar, G., Banerjee A., 2016. Stress-state dependent model for fatigue crack growth. Frattura ed Integrit√† Strutturale. 38:p19.
  • Mayya, A., Banerjee A., and Rajesh, R., 2016. Splitting fracture in bovine bone using a porosity based spring network model. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 13(124) 20160809.
  • Mayya, A., Banerjee A., and Rajesh, R., 2016. Haversian microstructure in bovine femoral cortices: An adaptation for improved compressive strength. Material Science and Engineering: C, 59, pp. 454-463.
  • Boyina, D., Kirubakaran, T., Banerjee, A., Velmurugan, R., 2015. Mixed-mode translaminar fracture of woven composites using a heterogeneous spring network. Mechanics of Materials, 91, pp. 64-75.
  • Rangaraj, R., Pokale, B., Banerjee, A., Gupta, S., 2015. Investigations on a particle filter algorithm for crack identification in beams from vibration measurements. Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 22, pp. 1049-1067.
  • Mourya R. K, Banerjee A., Sreedhar B. K., 2015. Effect of creep on the failure probability of bolted flange joints. Engineering Failure Analysis, 50, pp. 71-87.
  • Kanhurkar, N., Rashid, F. M., Banerjee, A., 2014. On the role of triaxiality in mode-I resistance curves. International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 188 (1), pp. 59-70.
  • Boyina, D., Banerjee, A., Velmurugan, R., 2014. Mixed-mode translaminar fracture of plain-weave composites. Composites Part B: Engineering Vol. 60, pp. 21-28.
  • Rashid, F. M., Banerjee, A., 2014. Ductile Fracture Simulation in a Compact Tension Specimen Using a Triaxiality Dependent Cohesive Zone Model. International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, 15(3), 242-246.
  • Mayya, A., Banerjee A., and Rajesh, R., 2013. Mammalian cortical bone in tension is non-Haversian. Scientific Reports 3: 2533.
  • Rashid F. M., Banerjee A., 2013. Implementation and validation of a triaxiality dependent cohesive model: experiments and simulations. International Journal of Fracture. Vol. 181 (2), pp. 227-239.
  • Jha D., Banerjee A., 2012. A cohesive model for fatigue failure in complex stress-states. International Journal of Fatigue Vol 36 (1), pp. 155-162.
  • Scheider I., Rajendran M., Banerjee A., 2011. Comparison of different stress-state dependent cohesive zone models applied to thin walled structures. Engineering Fracture Mechanics Vol 78 (3), pp. 534-543.
  • Bezensek B., Banerjee A., 2010. A local approach model for cleavage fracture of functionally graded materials. Engineering Fracture Mechanics Vol 77 (17), pp. 3394-3407.
  • Rajendran M., Scheider I., Banerjee A., 2010. Stress state dependent cohesive zone model for thin walled structures. Key Engineering Materials Vols. 417-418 pp. 353-356.
  • Banerjee A., Manivasagam R., 2009. Triaxiality dependent cohesive zone model. Engineering Fracture Mechanics Vol 76 (12), pp. 1761-1770.
  • Banerjee A., Hancock J. W., 2004. The role of constraint in the fields of a crack normal to the interface between elastically and plastically mismatched solids. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids Vol 52 (5), pp. 1093-1108.
  • Kokini K., Banerjee A., Taylor T.A., 2002. Thermal fracture of interfaces in pre-cracked thermal barrier coatings. Material Science and Engineering A Vol 323, pp. 70-82.

 Conference presentations

  • Kumar, D., Banerjee, A., 2018. Deformation and failure of brittle heterogeneous honeycomb solids. 10th European Solid Mechanics Conference, Bologna, Italy.
  • Mayya A., Banerjee A, Rajesh R., 2018. Modelling Compressive Fracture of Haversian Bone using Porosity based Lattice Model. 13th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, New York, USA.
  • Nijin I.S., Banerjee A., 2018. Cohesive zone modelling of initiation and propagation of a fatigue crack. 13th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, New York, USA.
  • Nijin I.S., Banerjee A., 2017. Constraint effects on initiation and growth of a fatigue crack. 14th International Conference on Fracture Rhodes, Greece.
  • Mayya A., Banerjee A., Rajesh R., 2017. Role of porosity network in splitting fracture of bovine cortical bone. 14th International Conference on Fracture, Rhodes, Greece.
  • Kumar, D., Banerjee, A., 2017. Quasi-brittle Behaviour of Heterogeneous Honeycomb Cellular Solid. International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures, IIT Hyderabad.
  • Mayya A., Banerjee A., Rajesh R., 2017. Role of porosity network in anisotropy of compressive strength of cortical bone using random spring network model. International Conference On Composite Materials and Structures, Hyderabad, India.
  • Satheesh, S. M., Banerjee, A., Bhattacharya, E., 2016. Statistical nature of indentation fracture toughness of polysilicon. 17th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics, ICEM17, Rhodes, Greece.
  • Mayya A., Banerjee A., Rajesh R., 2015. Stress-microstructure relationship in humerus of a goat. XXV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Glasgow, UK.
  • Mayya A., Praveen P., Banerjee A., Rajesh R., 2015. Compressive failure of Haversian bone using spring network model. 6th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues, Hawaii, USA.
  • Rashid F. Md., Banerjee A., 2015. Simulation of ductile fracture of aluminum alloy using a triaxiality dependent cohesive zone model. International Conference on computational modelling fracture and failure of Materials and Structures, CFRAC 2015, Cachan France.
  • Boyina, D., Kirubakaran, T., Banerjee, A., Velmurugan, R., 2015. Translaminar fracture of WRM composite using Random Spring Network. International Conference on computational modelling fracture and failure of Materials and Structures, CFRAC 2015, Cachan France.
  • Satheesh, S. M., Banerjee, A., Bhattacharya, E., 2014. Estimating failure probability of polysilicon cantilevers. International Conference on MEMS and Sensors, ICMEMSS 2014, IIT Madras.Kanhurkar, N., Rashid, F. M., Banerjee, A., 2014. Constraint Effects Using a Stress-state Dependent Cohesive Model. Presented at the European Conference on Fracture, ECF-20, Trondheim, Norway. (Published in Procedia Materials Science, 3, pp. 1244-1249)
  • Bharadwaj, M. V., Banerjee, A., 2014. Effect of mode-mixity on fatigue crack growth. In proceedings of International Conference on Structural Integrity, ICONS-2014, Kalpakkam, India. (To appear in Procedia Engineering)
  • Mourya R. K, Banerjee A., Sreedhar B. K., 2013. Effect of creep on bolted flange joint failure probabilities. Presented at the International Conference and Exhibition on Pressure Vessels and Piping, OPE-2013, Mammallapuram.
  • Rashid F. Md., Kanhurkar N., Banerjee A., 2013. The role of triaxiality on the growth of a mode I crack. Presented at International Conference and Exhibition on Pressure Vessels and Piping, OPE-2013, Mammallapuram.
  • Rashid F Md., and Banerjee A., 2012. Ductile fracture simulation in compact tension specimen using triaxiality dependent cohesive zone model. In proceedings of the ICCMS 2012 4th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, IIT Hyderabad.
  • Rashid F Md., and Banerjee A., 2012. Cohesive parameters determination: experiments and simulations. In proceedings of ESMC 2012 8th European Solid Mechanics Conference, Graz, Austria. Dhatreyi B., Banerjee A., Velmurgan R., 2012. Suitability of cruciform specimens for characterizing biaxial behaviour of composite laminates. In proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Composite Materials, Venice, Italy.
  • Mourya R. K, Banerjee A., Sreedhar B. K., 2012. Behavior of bolted flange joint subjected to creep. In proceedings of the International Conference on Creep Fatigue and Creep-Fatigue Interaction, CF-6, Mamallapuram.
  • Dhatreyi B., Akhilesan S., Banerjee A., Velmurugan R., 2011. Uniaxial and Biaxial Tensile Studies on Plain Weave Glass/Epoxy Composite Laminates. In CD proceedings of the XVII National Seminar on Aerospace Structures (XVII NASAS), IIT Kanpur.
  • Jha D., Banerjee A., 2010. Cohesive model in prediction of multi-axial fatigue. In proceedings of the ASME 2010 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Canada, 15-3.
  • Manivasagam R., Rajendran M., Banerjee A., 2009. Fracture simulation using triaxiality dependent cohesive model. In proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Computational Mechanics on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS09), IIT Bombay, pp. 269-70.
  • Amol V., Banerjee A., Rajesh R., 2009. Simulation of mechanical response of ZrO2/NiGr FGM. In proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Computational Mechanics on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS09), IIT Bombay, pp. 247-48.
  • Nayaka A., Banerjee A., 2008. Bond-thickness effects in mode-I fracture of adhesive joints. In proceedings of the International Conference on Aerospace Science and Technology, Bangalore, INCAST 2008-077.
  • Manivasagam R., Banerjee A., 2008. Stress-state dependent cohesive law in ductile fracture. In proceedings of Interquadrennial Conference of the International Congress on Fracture (IQCICF 08), IISc Bangalore, pp. 125-12.
  • Manivasagam R., Banerjee A., 2007. A new cohesive law to simulate fracture in tensile tests. In: proceedings of International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM-2007), IIT Kharagpur, India, ICTACEM-2007/217.
  • Manivasagam R., Banerjee A., Ramesh, K., 2006. A cohesive zone model to predict fatigue crack growth and constraint effects. In: proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-06), IITG, Guwahati, Assam, pp. 362-369.
  • Bezensek B., Banerjee A., Hancock, J.W., 2005. A statistical model for brittle fracture of functionally graded materials. In: Proc. ASME 2005 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, Denver, CO, USA, Paper No: PVP2005-71152.
  • Banerjee A., Hancock, J. W., 2003. Higher order terms for a crack terminating at the interface between mismatched solids. 2nd MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Soild Mechanics, Cambridge, USA.
  • Banerjee A., Hancock, J. W., 2002. Structure of the asymptotic fields of a crack normal to the interface between elastically and plastically mismatched solids. 10th ACME-UK, Swansea, Wales.
  • Banerjee A., Hancock, J. W., 2002. A crack normal to an interface between mismatched solids. Advanced Problems in Applied Mechanics, Russian Academy of Sciences. St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • Kokini K., Banerjee A., Taylor T. A., 2000. Thermal fracture of interfaces in precracked thermal barrier coatings, International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego, USA.
  • Kokini K., Banerjee A., Zwart D., Taylor T. A., 2000. Thermal fracture of interfaces in precracked thermal barrier coatings subjected to thermal shock, 7th International Symposium on Ceramic Materials and Components for Engines, Goslar, Germany.

 AM 5390: Advance Mechanics of Solids (July-Nov 2019)
 AM 1100: Engineering Mechanics (Jan-May 2019)
 AM 5450: Fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis (July-Nov 2018)
 AM 5021: Materials, Mechanics and Design (Jan-May 2018)
 AM 2200: Strength of Materials (July-Nov 2017)

 Ongoing Research

  • Triaxiality Dependent Cohesive Zone Model for Ductile Fracture in Structural Metals
  • Structure-Stress-Property Relation in Cortical Bone
  • Translaminar Fracture of Fiber-Reinforced Composite Laminates
  • Fatigue Crack Growth Modeling using Cohesive Zone Model
  • Indentation Fracture of MEMs Materials
  • Compressive Response of Brittle Cellular Solids
  • Fracture of Adhesive Bonded Joints

 Fatigue and Fracture Group

  Current Students

  • Deepak Kumar (PhD and MS)
  • Rajat Pratap Singh Parihar (MS)
  • Aquib Anis (PhD)
  • Subrat Senapati (PhD)
  • Subham Chakraborty (Direct PhD) (Co-guide: Prof. Shyam Keralaverma)

  Past students

   PhD students

  • Nijin I. S. (MTech and PhD) (Recipient of Institute Research award 2021) Role of stress-state on fatigue damage growth: experiments and simulations 2021 (Post PhD: Modelling and simulation engineer, Schlumberger)
  • S. M. Satheesh (PhD), Statistical Aspects of Fracture and Failure of Polysilicon MEMs: Experiments and Simulations 2021 (Co-guide: Prof. Enakkshi Bhattacharya) (Post PhD: Assistant Professor, Jain University, Bangalore)
  • Ashwij Mayya (MS and PhD) (Recipient of Institute Research award 2018, Prof. V. Ramamurti award for best PhD thesis in Applied Mechanics, Prof. S. Radhakrishnan award for best PhD in bio-medical related thesis of Applied Mechanics), Role of microstructure on compressive fracture of cortical bone: experiments and modelling 2018 (Co-guide: Prof. R. Rajesh, IMSc)
  • Faizan Mohd. Rashid (MS and PhD), Cohesive zone modeling of ductile fracture at different stress-states 2016 (Post PhD: Tech lead in Honeywell Tech. Solns. Bangalore)
  • Dhatreyi Boyina (PhD), Translaminar fracture of plain-weave composite laminates 2015 (Co-guide: Prof. R. Velmurugan) (Post PhD: Faculty in NIT, Andhra Pradesh)
  • R. Manivasagam (PhD), Triaxiality dependent cohesive zone model- formulation and simulation 2014 ( Post PhD: FADT Engineer in Bombardier Aerospace India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore)

   MS students

  • Shravan Kumar Remma, Effect of stress-state on fracture of adhesive bonded joints under mode-I loading 2021
  • Rakesh Kumar Mourya, Effect of creep on gasket failure in bolted flange joints 2013
  • R. Rangaraj, Identification of fatigue cracks in vibrating beams using particle filtering algorithms 2012 (Co-guide: Prof. Sayan Gupta)
  • Deepak Kumar Jha, Cohesive model in prediction of multi-axial fatigue failure 2011

   MTech and DD students

  • Dhiwakar V. M., Role of microstructure in fracture behaviour of plain weave composites 2017
  • Sankar V., Fracture behaviour of bulk metallic glasses - MD simulations 2016
  • Sonu Krishna, 2015
  • Kirubakaran T., Mode-I translaminar fracture of unidirectional composite materials 2015
  • Praveen, Simulation of compressive failure in brittle cellular solids 2015
  • Rajkumar G., Implementation and validation of cohesive model for fatigue failure 2014
  • Manvendra Singh Tomar, Influence of crack tip constraint on crack propagation in metals 2014
  • Nishant Kanhurkar, Simulation of crack growth resistance curves in a ductile solid 2013
  • K. Sagar, Mixed mode fracture using XFEM 2012
  • I. R. Ajayraj, Brittle to ductile transition using simulations of spring network model 2012
  • Jyotsna Yerra, Mechanical behaviour and failure response of orthotropic materials 2011
  • V. Amol, Simulation of mechanical response of ZrO2/NiCr FGM 2010
  • M. Rajendran, A cohesive element for fracture of thin-walled structures 2009
  • K. Sasidhar, Effect of disorder on brittle failure of heterogeneous materials 2009
  • Ashwath Nayaka, Bond thickness effects in mode-I fracture of adhesive joints 2008
  • R. Amirthraj, Fracture mechanics of adhesive joints 2007