Research Areas

The basic objective of research and development activities is that academic and research must remain equally vital and important element in the shaping of an academic institution. Thrust areas of research in structural engineering are, Composite materials and structures, concrete Technology, Laminated beams, plates, shells etc.

  • Shear Deformation theories for composite Beams, plates and Shells
  • Modeling and Analysis of laminated composites and sandwich structures.
  • Modeling and Analysis of functionally graded structures.
  • Thermal and Hygro-thermal behaviour of laminated, Sandwich and functionally graded structures.
  • Modeling and Analysis of Nanostructures (Nanobeams, nanotubes, nanoplates and nanoshells)
  • Fiber reinforced concrete to enhance tensile strength and elastic properties of concrete.
  • Experimental Investigation on Castellated beams
  • Utilization of waste in bricks

A)Patents Filed/Sanctioned

Academic YearName of ApplicantPatent/Copyright DetailsStatusApplication No.

2016-17

Dr. A.S.Sayyad
Prof. R.S.Rajguru

Surveying Article

Granted (Cert. No. 55964, Date-20/6/2017)

284335

2017-18

Dr. A.S.Sayyad
Prof. Shinde B.M.

Magnetic Wind Turbine

Granted (Cert. No. 70096, Date-22/1/2019)

299625

2017-18

Dr. A.S.Sayyad

Support Assembly for Beam Testing

Design Accepted and Published, Journal No is 31/2019 and Journal Date is 02/08/2019

304777

2018-19

Dr. A.S.Sayyad

Castellated Beam

Design Accepted and Published, Journal No is 27/2019 and Journal Date is 05/07/2019

311580

2018-19

Dr. A.S.Sayyad

Castellated Beam

Design Accepted and Published, Journal No is 37/2019 and Journal Date is 13/09/2019

310949

2018-19

Dr. A.S.Sayyad

Air Purifier

Design Accepted and Published, Journal No is 31/2019 and Journal Date is 02/08/2019

317590-001

2018-19

Dr. A.S.Sayyad

Vertical Point Locator

Examination Report has been Generated

317591-001

2018-19

Dr. A.S.Sayyad

Coupling of Reinforced Bar

Technical examination at Amended Application

311578

2018-19

Dr. A.S.Sayyad

Coupling of Reinforced Bar

Technical examination at Amended Application

311579

2019-20

Dr. A.S.Sayyad

Castellated Beam

Granted (Cert. No. 85554, Date-28/1/2020)

310961

B)Research Publications in Journals

2018-19

[1] Sayyad A.S. “Static and free vibration analysis of laminated composite and sandwich spherical shells using a generalized higher-order shell theory” Composite Structure, Vol. 219, pp. 129-146, 2019. Impact Factor: 4.101.

[2] Sayyad A.S. “A sinusoidal beam theory for functionally graded sandwich curved beams” Composite Structure, Vol. 226, pp. 111246, 2019. Impact Factor: 4.101.

[3] Sayyad A.S. and Naik N.S. “New displacement model for accurate prediction of transverse shear stresses in laminated and sandwich rectangular plates” ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 32(5), pp. 1-28, 2019.

[4] Sayyad A. S. “A unified a 5 degree of freedom theory for the bending analysis of softcore and hardcore functionally graded sandwich beams and plates” Journal of Sandwich Structures & Materials, pp.1-34, 2019. DOI: 10.1177/1099636219840980. Impact Factor: 0.836.

[5] Sayyad A. S. “Modeling and analysis of functionally graded sandwich beams: a review” Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Vol. 26(21), pp.1776-1795, 2019.

[6] Sayyad A. S. and Nikam R.D. “A unified nonlocal formulation for bending, buckling and free vibration analysis of nanobeams” Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Taylor and Francis, pp.1-10, DOI: 10.1080/15376494.2018.1495794. 2018.

[7] Ghumare S. M. and Sayyad A.S. “Non-linear hygro-thermo-mechanical analysis of functionally graded plates using a fifth order plate theory” Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, Springer, Vol.44, pp. 8727-8745, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-019-0389.

[8] Sayyad A. S. and Avhad P. “On the static bending, buckling and free vibration analysis of symmetric functionally graded sandwich beams” Journal of Solid Mechanics, Vol.11 (1), pp.166-180, 2019.

[9] Sayyad A. S. and Naik. N. S. “An accurate computational model for thermal analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates.” Journal of Thermal Stresses, Taylor and Francis, Vol. 42 (5), pp.559-579, 2018.

[10] Sayyad A.S., Ghugal Y.M, “Effects of nonlinear hygro-thermo-mechanical loading on bending of FGM rectangular plates resting on two-parameter elastic foundation using four-unknown plate theory” Journal of Thermal Stresses, Vol. 42 (2), pp. 213-232, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/01495739.2018.1469962.

[11] Sayyad A. S. Ghugal Y.M, “Bending of shear deformable plates resting on Winkler foundations according to trigonometric plate theory” Journal of Applied Computational Mechanics, Vol.4 (3), pp. 187-201, 2018.

[12] Sayyad A. S. and Naik. N. S. “2D analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates using new fifth order theory.” Latin American Journal of Solids and Structure, Vol 15 (9), pp.114-125, 2018.

[13] Sayyad A. S., Ghugal Y.M, “An inverse hyperbolic theory for FG beams resting on Winkler-Pasternak elastic foundation” Advances in Aircraft and Spacecraft Science, Vol.5 (6), pp. 671-689, 2018.

[14] Ghumare S. M. and Sayyad A.S. “A new quasi-3D model for functionally graded plates” Journal of Applied and Computational Mechanics, Vol.5 (2), pp. 367-380, 2019.

2017-18

[1]. Sayyad A. S., Ghugal Y.M., “A unified shear deformation theory for the bending of isotropic, functionally graded, laminated and sandwich beams and plates”. International Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 9, Issue. 1. pp.1-36, 2017.

[2]. Sayyad A. S., Ghugal Y.M., “Bending, buckling and free vibration of laminated composite and sandwich beams: A critical review of literature”. Composite Structures, Vol. 171, pp.486-504, 2017.

[3]. Sayyad A. S., Ghugal Y.M, “Effect of thickness stretching on the static deformations, natural frequencies, and critical buckling loads of laminated composite and sandwich beams” Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Vol.40, 296, pp. 1-16, 2018. Impact Factor: 1.627.

[4]. Sayyad A. S., Ghugal Y.M., “Analytical solutions for bending, buckling, and vibration analyses of exponential functionally graded higher order beams” Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol.5, pp.1-17, 2018.

[5]. Sayyad A. S. “Bending, buckling and free vibration responses of hyperbolic shear deformable FGM beams” Mechanics of Advanced Composite Structures, Vol.5, pp. 13–24, 2018.

[6]. Naik N.S., Sayyad .A.S “1 D analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates using new Fifth-Order shear and normal deformation theory ” Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures.Vol 15, 2018.

[7]. Ghumare S.M., Sayyad A.S., “A new fifth-order shear and normal deformation theory for static bending and elastic buckling of P-FGM beams.” Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol.14, pp.1893-1911, 2017.

Shinde B.M., Sayyad A.S. “A Quasi- 3D Polynomial shear and normal deformation theory for laminated composite, sandwich and functionally graded beams”, Mechanics of Adv. Composite structure, Vol.4, pp.139-152, 2017.

[9]. Shinde P.N., Patankar S.V., Sayyad A.S., “Investigation on effect of fineness of fly ash and alkaline ratio on mechanical properties of Geoploymer concrete”. Research on Engineering structures and Materials, Vol.4 (1), pp.61-71, 2018.

2016-17

[1]. Sayyad A.S., Ghugal Y.M., “Cylindrical bending of multi-layered composite laminates and sandwiches”. Advances in Aircraft and Spacecraft Sciences, Vol. 3(2), pp. 113-148, 2016. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/aas.2016.3.2.113,

[2]. Sayyad A.S., Ghugal Y.M., “Bending, Vibration and buckling of laminated composite plates using a simple four variable plate theory”. Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 13 (3), pp. 516-535, 2016. Impact Factor: 1.411

[3]. Sayyad A.S., Ghugal Y.M., “Single variable refined beam theories for the bending, buckling and free vibration of homogenous beams”, Applied and Computational Mechanics, Vol. 10 (2), pp. 123-138, 2017.

[4]. Sayyad A.S., Ghugal Y.M., Shinde B.M., “Thermal stress analysis of laminated composite plates using exponential shear deformation theory”, International Journal of Automotive Composite, Vol. 2 (1), pp. 23-40, 2017.

[5]. Sayyad A.S., Ghugal Y.M., “On the free vibration of angle-ply laminated composite and soft core sandwich plates”. Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, Vol. 19 (6), pp. 679-711. Impact Factor: 2.852, DOI: 10.1177/1099636216639000, 2017.

2015-16

[1]. Sayyad A.S., Ghugal Y.M., Naik N.S., “Bending analysis of laminated composite and sandwich beams according to refined trigonometric beam theory”, Curved and Layered Structures, Vol. 2(1), pp. 279-289, 2015.

[2]. Sayyad A.S., Ghugal Y.M., “A four-variable plate theory for thermoelastic bending analysis of laminated composite plates”, Journal of Thermal Stress, Vol. 38 (8), pp. 904-925, 2015.

[3]. Sayyad A.S., Ghugal Y.M., “A Nth order shear deformation theory for composite laminates in cylindrical bending”, Curved and Layered Structures, Vol. 2 (1), pp. 290-300, 2015.

[4]. Sayyad A. S. and Ghugal Y. M. “On the free vibration analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates: A review of recent literature with some numerical results.” Composite Structures, Vol. 129, pp. 177-201, 2015. Elsevier, Impact Factor: 3.858.

[5]. Sayyad A.S., Shinde B.M. and Ghugal Y.M. “Thermo-elastic Bending Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates According to Various Shear Deformation Theories.” Open Engineering (formerly Central European Journal of Engineering) Vol. 5 (1), pp. 18-30, 2015.

[6]. Sayyad A.S., Ghugal Y.M., Shinde P.N. “Stress analysis of laminated composite and soft core sandwich beams using a simple higher order shear deformation theory,” Journal of the Serbian Society for Computational Mechanics. Vol. 9 (1), pp. 15-35, 2015.

[7]. Sayyad A. S., Ghugal Y. M. “Static Flexure of Soft Core Sandwich Beams using Trigonometric Shear Deformation Theory,” Mechanics of Advanced Composite Structures. Vol. 2, pp. 45-53, 2015.

[8]. Sayyad A. S. Shinde B. M. and Ghumare S. M., “A refined shear deformation theory for bending analysis of isotropic and orthotropic plates under various loading conditions,” Journal of Materials and Engineering Structures, vol.2, pp. 3-15, 2015.

[9]. Sayyad A. S., Ghumare S. M., B. M. Shinde and Naik N. S. , “Cylindrical bending of laminated composite plates using refined shear deformation theory”, Journal of Applied and Experimental Mechanics, Vol.1 (1), pp. 10-17, 2015.

[10]. Shinde B.M., Sayyad A.S., “A refined shear deformation theory for bending analysis of isotropic and orthotropic plates under various loading conditions”, Journal of Materials and Engineering Structures, Vol. 2, pp. 3-15, 2015.

[11]. Ghumare S.M., Sayyad A.S., “Cylindrical Bending of laminated composite plates using refined shear deformation theory”, Journal of Materials and Engineering Structures, Vol. 1 (1), pp. 10-17, 2015.

[12]. Naik N.S., “Behavior of brick masonry prism with wire mesh confinement under compression”, Journal of Concrete Technology, Vol. 1 (1), pp. 6-13, 2015.

2014-15

[1] Sayyad A. S., Ghugal Y. M., “On the Buckling of Isotropic, Transversely Isotropic and Laminated Composite Rectangular Plates,” International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics. Vol. 14 (6), pp. 1-32, 2014.World Scientific, Impact Factor: 1.617.

[2] Sayyad A. S., Ghugal Y. M. “Buckling and Free Vibration Analysis of Orthotropic Plates by using Exponential Shear Deformation Theory” Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol.11 (8), pp. 1298-1314, 2014. Impact Factor: 1.411

[3] Sayyad A. S., Ghugal Y. M. “Flexure of Cross-ply Laminated Plates using Equivalent Single Layer Trigonometric Shear Deformation Theory,” Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, Vol. 51 (5), pp. 867-891, 2014. Techno Press Impact Factor: 1.118.

[4] Sayyad A. S. and Ghugal Y. M. “A New Shear and Normal Deformation Theory for Isotropic, Transversely Isotropic, Laminated Composite and Sandwich Plates” International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design. Vol. 10 (3), pp. 247-267, 2014. Springer, Impact Factor: 2.102.

[5] Sayyad A. S., Ghugal Y. M., R.R. Borkar “Flexural Analysis of Fibrous Composite Beams under Various Mechanical Loadings using Refined Shear Deformation Theories” Composites: Mechanics, Computations Applications. An International Journal, Vol. 5 (1), pp. 1-19, 2014.

[6] Sayyad A. S., Ghumare S.M., Sasane S.T. “Cylindrical bending of orthotropic plate strip based on nth-order plate theory” Journal of Materials and Engineering Structures, Vol. 1, pp. 47–57, 2014.

[7] Patankar S.V., “Effect of concentration of sodium hydroxide and degree of heat curing on fly ash based Geopolymer mortar”, Indian Journal of Material Science, Vol. 1, pp. 1-6, 2014.

[8] Naik N.S., “Strength and durability of fly ash, cement and gypsum bricks”, International journal of computational engineering research, Vol. 4 (5), pp. 1-4, 2014.

[9] Patankar S.V., “Effect of grading of fine aggregate on flow and compressive strength of geopolymer concrete”, UKEIRI Concrete congress innovations in concrete, Vol. 1, pp. 1163-1172, 2014.

C)Publications in Conference Proceedings

2018-19

[1]. Naik. N. S., Sayyad A.S., “1D Thermal Analysis of Laminated Composite and Sandwich Plates using a new fifth order shear and normal deformation theory.” 6th International Conference on recent advances in composite materials. (IRACM-2019)

[2]. Ghumare S. M., Sayyad A.S. “Analytical solution using fifth order shear and normal deformation theory for FG plates resting on elastic foundation subjected to hygro-thermo-mechanical loading.” 6th International Conference on recent advances in composite materials. (IRACM-2019)

[3]. Prof. Shinde B.M. , Sayyad A.S. “Analytical solution using fifth order shear and normal deformation theory for FG plates resting on elastic foundation subjected to hygro-thermo-mechanical loading.” 6th International Conference on recent advances in composite materials. (IRACM-2019)

2017-18

[1]. Naik N.S., Sayyad A.S., “2D analysis of composite laminates using fifth-order shear and normal deformation theory”, Advances in concrete, structural and Geotechnical Engineering (ACSGE 2018), International Conference at Bits Pilani, 2018.

[2]. Ghumare S.M.., Sayyad A.S., “Bending of FGM plates using fifth order shear and normal deformation theory”, Advances in concrete, structural and Geotechnical Engineering (ACSGE 2018), International Conference at Bits Pilani, 2018.

[3]. Shinde B.M.., Sayyad A.S., “Bending of FGM plates using four variable shear deformation theory”, Advances in concrete, structural and Geotechnical Engineering (ACSGE 2018), International Conference at Bits Pilani, 2018.

[4]. Patankar S.V., “Effect of water to binder ratio on the development of fly ash based geo-polymer concrete,” Advances in concrete, structural and Geotechnical Engineering (ACSGE 2018), International Conference at Bits Pilani, 2018.

D)List of Scientific/Technical Books written by Faculty (Book Chapter)

[1]. Naik N.S., Sayyad A.S., “2D analysis of composite laminates using fifth-order shear and normal deformation theory”, Advances in concrete, structural and Geotechnical Engineering (ACSGE 2018), Bloomsburry Publications, pp. 437-441, 2018.

[2]. Ghumare S.M.., Sayyad A.S., “Bending of FGM plates using fifth order shear and normal deformation theory”, Advances in concrete, structural and Geotechnical Engineering (ACSGE 2018), Bloomsburry Publications, pp. 229-233, 2018.

[3]. Shinde B.M.., Sayyad A.S., “Bending of FGM plates using four variable shear deformation theory”, Advances in concrete, structural and Geotechnical Engineering (ACSGE 2018), Bloomsburry Publications , pp. 145-150, 2018.