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

2020-2021

List of Publications in SCI / Scopus Indexed Journals

2020-2021

  1. Sayyad A.S. and Ghugal Y.M. “Static and free vibration analysis of doubly-curved functionally graded material shell” Composite Structures, Vol. 269, pp. 114045, 2021.
  2. Sayyad A.S. and Ghugal Y.M. “Bending, buckling and vibration analysis of functionally graded nanobeams using an inverse trigonometric beam theory” International journal of Nano Dimension, Vol. 12(2), pp. 164-174, 2021. (Web of Science, ESCI)
  3. Sayyad A.S. and Ghugal Y.M. “A unified five degree of freedom theory for the bending analysis of softcore and hardcore functionally graded sandwich beams and plates” Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, Vol. 23(2), pp. 473-506, 2021. (SCI)
  4. Sayyad A.S. and Ghugal Y.M. “Interlaminar stress analysis of orthotropic laminated doubly-curved shells on rectangular planform under concentrated force” ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 34(2), pp. 04020116, 2021. (SCI)
  5. Sayyad A.S. and Ghumare S. M. “Thermomechanical bending analysis of FG sandwich plates using a Quasi-Three-Dimensional theory” ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 34(3), pp. 04021007, 2021. (SCI)
  6. Sayyad A.S. and Ghugal Y.M. “On the buckling analysis of functionally graded sandwich beams using a unified beam theory” Journal of Computational Applied Mechanics, Vol. 51(2), pp. 443-453, 2020. (Web of Science, ESCI)
  7. Sayyad A.S. and Avhad P.V. “On the static deformation of FG sandwich beams curved in elevation using a new higher order beam theory” Sadhana Journal, Vol. 45(1), pp. 1-16, 2020. (Web of Science, ESCI)
  8. Shinde B.M. and Sayyad A.S. “A new higher–order theory for the static and dynamic response of sandwich FG plates” Journal of Computational Applied Mechanics, DOI: 10.22059/JCAMECH.2020.313152.569, 2020. (Web of Science, ESCI)

2019-20

  •  List of Publications in SCI Journals
  1. Sayyad A. S. and Ghugal Y. M. “Analytical solutions for the flexure analysis of advanced composite arches” International Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 8(1), 2020, pp. 53-70.
  2. Sayyad A. S. and Ghugal Y. M. “ On the buckling of advanced composite sandwich rectangular plates” Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, Vol. 0(0), 2020, pp. 1-30.
  3. Sayyad A. S. and Ghugal Y. M. “ Stress analysis of laminated composite and sandwich cylindrical shells using a generalized shell theory”. Composite Materials and Engineering, 2020, Vol. 2 (2), pp. 103-124.
  4. Sayyad A. S. and Ghugal Y. M. “ Bending, buckling and free vibration analysis of size dependent nanoscale FG beams using refined models and Eringen’s nonlocal theory”. International Jof Applied Mechanics, 2020, Vol. 12 (1), pp.1-34.
  5. Naik N. S. and Sayyad A. S. “ Analysis of laminated plates subjected to mechanical and hygrothermal environmental loads using fifth-order shear and normal deformation theory”, International Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 12(3),2020, pp. 1-51.
  6. Shind B. M. and Sayyad A. S. “ Analysis of laminated and sandwich spherical shells using new higher-order theory” Advances in Aircraft and Spacecraft Science, Vol.7(1), 2020, pp.19-40.
  7. Avhad P. V. and Sayyad A. S. “Static analysis of functionally graded composite beams curved in elevation using higher-order shear and normal deformation theory” Materials Today: Proceeding, Vol.21, 2020, pp. 1195-1199.
  8. Naik N. S. and Sayyad A. S. “ 1-D Thermal analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates using a new fifth-order shear and normal deformation theory” Materials Today: Proceeding, Vol.21, 2020, pp.1084-1088.
  9. M. Ghumare and 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 load” Materials Today: Proceeding, Vol.21, 2020, pp.1089-1093.
  10. Shinde B. M. and Sayyad A. S. “Static deformation of orthotropic spherical shell using fifth-order shear and normal deformation theory” Materials Today: Proceeding, Vol.21, 2020, pp.1123-1127.
  11. Sayyad A. S. and Shaikh A. S. “Estimation of deflections in cantilever and fixed castellated beams with hexagonal, square and circular opening” TECNICA ITALIANA- Ittalian Journal of Engineering Science , Vol.64(1), 2020, pp. 118-127.
  12. M. Ghumare and Sayyad A. S. “ Analysis of functionally graded plates resting on elastic foundation and subjected to non-linear hygor-thermo-mechanical loading” JMST Advances, Vol.1, 2019, pp.233-248.
  13. M. Ghumare and Sayyad A. S. “ Analytical solution for the hygro-thermo-mechanical bending of FG beams using a new fifth order shear and normal deformation theory” Applied and Computational Mechanics, Vol.14, 2020, pp.1-26.
  14. Naik N.S. and Sayyad A. S. “Higher order displacement model for cylindrical bending of laminated and sandwich plates subjected to environmental loads” Mechanics of Advanced Composite Structures (Accepted)
  15. Shinde B.M. and Sayyad A S “Thermoelastic analysis of laminated composite and sandwich shells considering the effects of transverse shear and normal deformations” Journal of Thermal Stresses (Accepted)

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.

C)Publications in Conference Proceedings

2019-20

[1]. Shinde B.M. and Sayyad A.S., “Free vibration analysis of laminated composite spherical shells- an analytical approach” 7th Nirma University International conference on Engineering on 21-22 Nov 2019 (NUiCONE -2019)

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.