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Expertise Profile

PositionSenior Lecturer
NameSaravanan Karuppanan
Phone605-3687199
NationalityMalaysia
Emailsaravanan_karuppanan@petronas.com.my
DepartmentMechanical Engineering
QualificationsDPhil in Engineering, University of Oxford
Masters of Science in Engineering, University of Sheffield
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
SpecializationSolid mechanics - stress analysis; finite element analysis; contact mechanics
Research1. Development of An Automated Optical Strain Measurement Method
2. Frictional contact analysis of helical gears
3. Fatigue Analysis of Basalt Carbon Hybrid Composites for Wind Turbine Rotor Blades
Consultancy1. Failure Analysis Of PMO PL24 Corroded Pipeline (completed)

Publications

No.Title of Publication
1Karuppanan, S. and Hills, D. A. (2007), Stress intensity factor for a crack within a strip under arbitrary loading, Journal of Strain Analysis, 42, 39-45.
2Karuppanan, S., Dini, D. and Hills, D. A. (2007), Fretting fatigue test analysis of contacts, Fatigue Fract. Engng. Mater. Struct., 30(6), 499-509.
3 Karuppanan, S. and Hills, D. A. (2008), An edge dislocation in a semi-infinite elastic wedge, Journal of Strain Analysis, 43, 307-314.
4 Karuppanan, S., Churchman, C.M., Hills, D. A. and Giner, E. (2008), Sliding frictional contact between a square block and an elastically similar half-plane, European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids, 27, 443-459.
5Karuppanan, S. and Hills, D. A. (2008), Frictional complete contacts between elastically similar bodies subject to normal and shear load, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 45, 4662-4675.
6Philipps, A.G., Karuppanan, S., Churchman, C.M. and Hills, D.A. (2008), Crack tip stress intensity factors for a crack emanating from a sharp notch, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 75, 5134-5139.
7Philipps, A.G., Karuppanan, S., Banerjee, N. and Hills, D.A. (2009), Crack tip stress intensity factors for a crack emanating from a semi-infinite notch with application to the avoidance of fatigue in complete contacts, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 223, 789–794.
8Karuppanan, S. and Hills, D. A. (2008), Sliding of general frictional complete contacts, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 50, 1404-1410.
9Khoo Sze Wei and Saravanan Karuppanan (2011), Stress Intensity Factor for cracks emanating from a shaft, Journal of Applied Sciences, 11, 1839-1844.
10Chanyalew T. Belachew, Mokhtar C. Ismail and S. Karuppanan (2011), Burst Strength Analysis of Corroded Pipelines by Finite Element Method, Journal of Applied Sciences, 11, 1845-1850.
11Khoo Sze Wei and Saravanan Karuppanan (2011), Stress Intensity Factor for cracks emanating from a shaft, Journal of Applied Sciences, 11, 1839–1844.
12Azmi Abdul Wahab, Muhamad Ridzuan Abdul Latif, Saravanan Karuppanan and Adam Hareezi Abdul Aziz (2011), Three-dimensional reconstruction of resin-infused carbon fiber reinforced polymer composite, Malaysian Journal of Microscopy, 7(1), 176 – 180.
13S. Karuppanan, A. S. Aminudin and A. A. Wahab (2012), Burst Pressure Estimation of Corroded Pipeline with Interacting Defects using Finite Element Analysis, Journal of Applied Sciences, 12(24), 2626–2630.
14Siti Nur Farhin Mokhtar, Azmi Abdul Wahab, Saravanan Karuppanan (2012), Fracture Toughness and Fatigue Crack Growth Study of Friction Stir Welded Plates, Journal of Applied Sciences, 12(23), 2469–2473.
15S. Karuppanan, M. H. Hashim and A. A. Wahab (2013), Finite Element Simulation of Residual Stresses in Cold-Expanded Plate, Asian Journal of Scientific Research, 6(3), 518–527.
16Khoo Sze Wei, Saravanan Karuppanan and Muhamad Ridzuan Bin Abdul Latif (2013), Development of an Optical Strain Measurement Method Using Digital Image Correlation, Asian Journal of Scientific Research, 6(3), 411–422.
17Santosh Patil, Saravanan Karuppanan and Azmi Abdul Wahab (2013), Contact Pressure Evaluation of a Gear Pair along the Line of Action using Finite Element Analysis, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 393, 403–408.
18Ariz Ahmad Azmy, Saravanan Karuppanan and Azmi Abdul Wahab (2013), Failure Pressure Estimation of Corroded Pipeline with Different Depths of Interacting Defects Subjected to Internal Pressure, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 393, 1005–1010.
19Santosh S. Patil, S. F. Patil and S. Karuppanan (2013), Modal and Fatigue Analysis of a Camshaft using FEA, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 0973-4562, 8(14), 1685–1694.
20Khoo Sze Wei, Saravanan Karuppanan and Azmi Bin Abdul Wahab (2014), Development of the Shape Functions for Fatigue Test Using Digital Image Correlation, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 465-466, 862–866.
21S. Karuppanan, A. A. Wahab, S.S. Patil and M. A. Zahari (2014), Estimation of Burst Pressure of Corroded Pipeline using Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Advanced Materials Research, 879, 191–198.
22A.N. Mengal, S. Karuppanan and A.A. Wahab (2014), Basalt Carbon Hybrid Composite for Wind Turbine Rotor Blades: A Short Review, Advanced Materials Research, 970, 67–73.
23Dinesh Kumaran Palaniandy, Zubair Imam Syed, Mohd. Shahir Liew and Saravanan Karuppanan (2014), Broadside Vessel Collision Forces for Conventional Riser-Guard, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 567, 210–215.
24Wee Teo, Hor Yin, Mui’nuddin Maharun, Saravanan Karuppanan, M. Shahir Liew, A. Rahman Salleh and T.C. Wong (2014), Research on HGV Collisions with Concrete Bridge Piers, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 567, 648–653.
25Santosh S. Patil, Saravanan Karuppanan, Ivana Atanasovska and Azmi Abdul Wahab (2014), Contact stress analysis of helical gear pairs, including frictional coefficients, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 85, 205–211.
26Ali Nawaz Mengal, Saravanan Karuppanan and Azmi Abdul Wahab (2014), Structural analysis of basalt fiber reinforced plastic wind turbine blade, MATEC Web of Conferences, 13, 04019.
27Santosh Patil, Saravanan Karuppanan, Ivana Atanasovska, Azmi Abdul Wahab and Mohd Rizal Lias (2014), Contact Stress Analysis for Gears of Different Helix Angle using Finite Element Method, MATEC Web of Conferences, 13, 04023.
28Muhammad Ashri Mohamad Hamil, Saravanan Karuppanan, Santosh Patil and Idris Ibrahim (2014), Modal analysis of a centrifugal pump impeller using finite element method, MATEC Web of Conferences, 13, 04030.
29Santosh Patil, Saravanan Karuppanan, Ivana Atanasovska and Azmi Abdul Wahab (2014), Frictional tooth contact analysis along the line of action of a spur gear using finite element method, Procedia Materials Science, 5, 1801–1809.