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Dr. H. S. N. Murthy

Name:   Dr. H. S. N. Murthy

Designation:   Assistant Professor

Office Address:   ASE-114
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai, 600036

Office Hours:   +91-44-2257 4014 (Office)

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Email address(es):   mhsn@ae.iitm.ac.in

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Course   AE-202 Course Material

  • B.Tech.(Aero) IIT Madras (1998)

  • M.S. (Aero) Purdue University, West Lafayette (2000)

  • Ph.D. Purdue University, West Lafayette (2004)

  Professional Experience:
  • Visiting Faculty, IIT Madras, Chennai (2004)

  • Assistant Professor, IIT Madras (2005)

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  Most recently taught courses at IIT Madras and elsewhere:
  • AS 304 - Experimental Stress Analysis

  Research Interests:
  • Solid Mechanics: Fatigue and Fracture, Tribology (contact mechanics, wear and lubrication)

  • Non-destructive evaluation

  Most recently published papers:
  • Farris, T. N., Murthy, H., Garcia, D. B. and Matlik, J. F., "Fretting Fatigue of Single Crystal/Polycrystalline Nickel Subjected to Blade/Disk Contact", Acta Astronautica, Accepted for publication.

  • Rajeev, P. T., Murthy, H. and Farris, T. N., "Load History Effects on Fretting Contacts of Isotropic Materials," ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 126, pp. 385-390 (2004).

  • Murthy, H., Harish, G. and Farris, T. N., "Efficient Modeling of Fretting of Blade / Disk Contacts Including Load History Effects," ASME Journal of Tribology, 126, pp 56-64, January 2004.

  • Farris, T. N., Murthy, H. and Matlik, J. F., "Fretting Fatigue," Comprehensive Structural Integrity: Fracture of Materials from Macro to Nano, Vol. 4:Cyclic Loading, R. O. Ritchie & Y. Murakami, Eds., Elsevier Publications, 2003, pp 281-326.

  • Murthy, H., Rajeev, P. T., Okane, M. and Farris, T. N., "Development of Test Methods for High Temperature Fretting of Turbine Materials Subjected to Engine-Type Loading," ASTM STP 1425, Fretting Fatigue: Advances in Basic Understanding and Applications, Y.Mutoh, S.E. Kinyon and D.W. Hoeppner, Eds., pp 273-288, 2003.

  • Goryacheva, I. G., Murthy, H. and Farris, T. N., "Contact Problem with Partial Slip for the Inclined Punch with Rounded Edges," International Journal of Fatigue, 24 (11), pp. 1191-1201, 2002

  • Murthy, H., Farris, T. N. and Slavik, D. C., "Fretting Fatigue of Ti-6Al-4V Subjected to Blade/Disk Contact Loading," Developments in Fracture Mechanics for the New Century, 50th Anniversary of Japan Society of Materials Science, Osaka, May 2001, pp 41-48, 2001

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  • Member of ASME

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