FACULTY PROFILE

Dr. D L Prabhakara

Dr. D L Prabhakara

  • Department: Civil Engineering
  • Designation: Professor & Director
  • Phone: +91-9449845966
  • Email: director.engineering@sahyadri.edu.in
  • Teaching Experience: 45 Years
  • Industry Experience: 1.0 Years
  • Research Experience: 28.0 Years
COURSES SPECIALIZATION INSTITUTION UNIVERSITY
BE Civil Engineering Malnad College of Engineering University of Mysore
M.Tech Applied Mechanics Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Ph.D Aerospace Engg Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Membership of Professional Bodies:

  • Serving as Director, Sahyadri Educational Institutions.
  • Served as Principal and Director, Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management.
  • Former Executive Council Member, VTU Belgaum
  • Served as Professor & Head, Department of Civil Engineering, Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan.
  • Served as Academic Council Member, University of Mysore during 1980-1983
  • Served as Chairman, Board of Examinations, PG-Civil, VTU during 2001-2002
  • Served as Chairman, Board of Examinations Both PG & UG during 2005-2006
  • Served as Chairman, BOE, Mysore university, 1998
  • Served as Member to various Boards of Examinations in the state of Karnataka
  • Member of Local Inspection Committee of VTU
  • Served as Co-ordinator for 11 Years for CADS PG –programme
  • Serving as Co-ordinator, Reaserch Centre, MCE Hassan
  • Served as Co-ordinator, Consultancy Centre for Two years
  • Served as Camp officer of Annual survey camp 6 Times
  • Involved in the renovation of Hydraulics Laboratory
  • Served as a Member of Anti-ragging Committee
  • Convener, 6th VTU Annual Athletic Meet held at Hassan
  • Served as Warden, MCE Boy’s Hostel for 4 years, 1987-1991

Current Research

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Awards

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Grants Received Research/Projects Guided (Beyond Academic)

  • Successfully carried out a research project titled “Vibration & Buckling Behaviour of Damaged Plates” sanctioned by AICTE (7.75 lakhs)

International Journals:

No. of International Journals Publications:32

1.    H. S. Sunil Kumar, R.B.Anand, D.L. Prabhakara (2019), "Numerical Investigation on Vibration and Stability of cutting fluid Delivery Viscoelastic Conduits", Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Springer Publication, 44:5765-5778

2.    T Rajanna, S Banerjee, YM Desai and D. L. Prabhakara (2018), “Effect of reinforced cutouts and ply-orientations on buckling behavior of composite panels subjected to non-uniform edge loads “,Vol 18, Issue 04.

3.    T Rajanna, S Banerjee, YM Desai and D. L. Prabhakara (2017), “Effect of boundary conditions and non-uniform edge loads on buckling characteristics of laminated composite panels with and without cutout”, International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Vol. 8, Issue 1, 64-76.

4.    T Rajanna, Sauvik Banerjee, Yogesh M Desai and D. L. Prabhakara (2016) “Effects of partial edge loading and fibre configuration on vibration and buckling characteristics of stiffened composite plates”, Vol 13, Issue 5, 854-879.

5.    T Rajanna, Sauvik Banerjee, Yogesh M Desai and D. L. Prabhakara (2016), “Vibration and buckling analyses of laminated panels with and without cutouts under compressive and tensile edge loads”,Vol 21, Issue 1, 37-55

6.    Jaimon Dennis Quadros and  D. L. Prabhakara (2013), “Steady state aerodynamic analysis of aeroplane wings with constant and varying cross section”,IET Digital Library, 2013/1/1, 3.14.

7.    D. L. Prabhakara, M.D. Dharshan and U. J. Uthpal (2006), "Flutter stability behavior of free-free column with a movable mass subjected to follower drag force", International Journal of Structural Stability and DynamicsVol. 06, No. 02, pp. 215-231.

8.    L.Ravi Kumar, P.K.Datta and D.L.Prabhakara (2005), "Dynamic instability characteristics of laminated composite doubly curved panels subjected to partially distributed follower edge loading", International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol-4, Issue-8, pp 2243-2264.

9.    L.Ravi Kumar, P.K.Datta and D.L.Prabhakara (2005), "Dynamic stability characteristics of doubly curved panels with circular cutout subjected to followers edge load", An International journal of Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol.77 No.1, pp 52-61.

10. L.Ravi Kumar, P.K.Datta and D.L.Prabhakara (2005), "Vibration and stability behaviour of laminated composite curved panels with central cutout subjected to partial in-plane edge loading", International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 05(01), pp. 75-94.

11. Datta P. K., Ravikumar L. and Prabhakara D.L. (2005), "Vibration buckling and dynamic instability behaviour of doubly curved panels with central circular cutout subjected to a non-uniform partial edge loading", Advance Journal of Vibration, Vol. 4 (2) , 125-137.

12. L.Ravi Kumar, P.K.Datta and D.L.Prabhakara (2004), "Dynamic instability characteristics of doubly curved panels subjected to partially distributed follower edge loading with damping", Archieve of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part C Journal of Mechanical Engg. Science Vol. 218 (1), pp. 67-81.

13. L. Ravi Kumar, P. K. Datta,  and D. L. Prabhakara (2004), "Tension buckling and parametric instability characteristics of doubly curved panels with circular cutout subjected to non uniform tensile edge loading", Thin Walled Structures, Vol. 42(7), 947-962.

14. L.Ravi Kumar, P.K.Datta and D.L.Prabhakara (2003), "Dynamic instability characteristics of laminated composite plates subjected to partial follower edge load with damping", International Journal of Mechanical Sciences., Vol.43(9), pp. 1429-1448.

15. L. Ravi Kumar, P. K. Datta,  and D. L. Prabhakara  (2003), "Tension buckling and vibration behaviour of laminated composite curved panels subjected to partial edge loading" Composite Structures Vol 60,2, Page 171-181, May.

16. H. R. Rukmini, R. N. P. Choudhary, D. L. Prabhakara, (2002), "Structural and electrical properties of sol-gel derived plzt ceramics", Bulletin of Pure and Applied Science.

17. L. Ravi Kumar, P. K. Datta and D. L. Prabhakara (2003),”Tensile Buckling and Vibration Behaviour of Curved Panels”, Structural Stability and Dynamics, Book Vol. 1, 453-458.

18. L.Ravi Kumar, P.K.Datta and D.L.Prabhakara (2002), "Tension buckling and vibration behaviour of laminated composite doubly curved panels", International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 2(3),

19. L.Ravi Kumar, P.K.Datta and D.L.Prabhakara (2002), "Tension buckling and vibration behaviour of curved panels subjected to non-uniform in-plane edge loading",  International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 02(03).

20. S. K. Sahu, D. L. Prabhakara and P K Datta (2001), "Vibration and buckling of laminated composite plates subjected to non-uniform in-plane edge loading", Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp 75-80.

21. H. R. Rukmini, R. N. P. Choudhary and D. L. Prabhakara, (2000), "Effect of sintering temperature on dielectric properties of Pb0. 91 (La1− z/3Liz) 0.09 (Zr0. 65Ti0. 35) 0.9775 O3 ceramics", Materials Letters, 44(2), pp 96-104

22. H. R. Rukmini, R. N. P. Choudhary, D. L. Prabhakara, (2000), Sintering dependent physical and dielectric properties of Pb0. 91La0. 09 (Zr0. 65Ti0. 35) 0.9775 O3 ceramics, Journal of Material Science Letters,19(19), 1705-1708

23. H. R. Rukmini, R. N. P. Choudhary and D. L. Prabhakara, (2000), "Sintering temperature dependent ferroelectric phase transition of Pb0. 91 (La1− z/3Liz) 0.09 (Zr0. 65Ti0. 35) 0.9775 O3", Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 61(11),1735-1743.

24. H. R. Rukmini, R. N. P. Choudhary and D. L. Prabhakara (2000),  "Effect of sintering temperature on Na-modified PLZT ceramics", Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 64(3), 171-178

25. H. R. Rukmini, R. N. P. Choudhary and D. L. Prabhakara (1999), "Phase transition characteristics of PLZT(7/65//35) ceramics sintered at different temperatures". Bulletin of Pure and Applied Sciences.

26. D. L. Prabhakara and P K Datta (1997), "Static and dynamic behaviour of rectangular plates with internal flaws subjected to a pair of concentrated loading.Journal of Structural Engineering (SERC)", 23(4), pp 183-187.

27. D. L. Prabhakara and P K Datta (1997), "Vibration, buckling and parametric instability behaviour of plates with centrally located cutouts subjected to in-plane edge loading (Tension or compression)", Thin Walled Structures, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 287-310.

28. D. L. Prabhakara and P K Datta (1997), "Static and dynamic behaviour of square plates with inhomogeneity subjected to non-uniform edge loading (compression and tension)", Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Vol. 4, Number 2, pp 163-176.

29. D. L. Prabhakara and P K Datta (1996), "Static and dynamic elastic behaviour of damaged plates subjected to local in-plane loads", Marine Structures, Vol. 9, Issue 8, pp 811-818.

30. D. L. Prabhakara and P K Datta (1995), Buckling and vibration of rectangular plates subjected to partial edge loading. (compression or tension) Journal of Structural Engineering (SERC), 23(4).

31. D. L. Prabhakara and P K Datta (1993), "Parametric instability characteristics of rectangular plates with localised damage subjected to in-plane periodic load". Structural Engineering Review, Pergamon, vol.5, no.1, pp.71-79.

32. D. L. Prabhakara and P K Datta (1993), "Vibration and static stability characteristics of rectangular plates with a localized flaw",Computers & Structures, 49(50), pp 825-836.

No National Journals Found.

International Conferences:

No. of International Journals Conferences:13

  1. Buckling and vibration of rectangular plates with localised flaw.Proceedings of the 14th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, CANCAM-93. 1993
  2. “Tensile buckling and vibration behaviour of curved panels "2nd International Conference on Structural Stability and Dynamics. December 16-18, 2002, at Singapore, 2002.
  3. Buckling behaviour of curved panels subjected to biaxial concentrated and patch loading.Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Structural Stability and Dynamics, December 16-18, 2002, Singapore, 2002.
  4. Tension buckling behaviour of laminated composite subjected to non-uniform biaxial loading.International Seminar, Aerounautical Society of India, Kolkata, India. Jan.2003.
  5. E-touch : virtual reality applications in computer haptics A Tutorial at Int. Conf. on Software Agents at BIET, Davanagere in Collaboration with VTU Belgaum,N0. 20, Sept 2003.
  6. Digital-touch : system design for computer haptics  Conf. on Software Agents at BIET, Davanagere in Collaboration with VTU Belgaum, Sept, 2003.
  7. "Collision detection technique for virtual reality applications " Conf. on Software Agents at BIET, Davanagere in Collaboration with VTU Belgaum, Sept, 2003.
  8. "Openmosix cluster for high speed computations: issues and solutions "Int. Conf. on Software Agents at BIET, Davanagere in Collaboration with VTU Belgaum, Sept 2003.
  9. “Buckling behaviour of laminated composite cylindrical curved panel subjected to biaxial non-uniform edge loading” 54th AGM & International Seminar –cum Exhibition, Jan 21-22, 2003, at Kolkata,2003.
  10. Dynamic instability characteristics of laminated composite plates subjected to intermediate partial follower edge load INCCOM-2 & XII NASAS at IISc Bangalore, 2003.
  11. "Virtual reality and haptic technology"A Tutorial Communicated to International  Conference on Systemics, Cybernitics and Informatics of Pentagram Research Centre ,Feb 12-15th 2004,Hyderabad,India,2004.
  12. "Architecture of touch-mouse for computer haptics"Communicated to International  Conference on Systemics, Cybernitics and Informatics of Pentagram Research Centre ,Feb 12-15th 2004,Hyderabad,India,2004.
  13. Scientific visualisation of flutter and computation haptics for flexible fluid pipe along with animation of flow pattern International conference on human machine interfaces (ICHMI), 2004.

National Conferences:

No. of National Conferences :19

  1. The stability of modified beck’s column with a tip support for varying degree of non-conservativeness,35th Congress of ISTAM. 1990
  2. Buckling and dynamic behaviour of rectangular plates with localised flaw. Proceedings of 38th Congress of Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 1993.
  3. Buckling and vibration of square plates with centrally located rectangular slots subjected to in-plane edge loading (tension or compression) NAEC -93,1993
  4. Studies on the mechanism of migration of pollutants in the unsaturated soil zone through column experiments. National Conference of Water Resources Development and Management, Feb9-10, 2002, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra. 2002
  5. Flutter Stability Analysis of fluid conveying cantilever pipes with intermediate elastic supportsNational Conference and Exhibition on “Civil Engineering : Meeting the challenges of Tomorrow (CMCET-2006) 2006
  6. Civil Engineering – A challengeNational Conference and Exhibition on “Civil Engineering: Meeting the challenges of Tomorrow (CMCET-2006) 2006
  7. International conference on smart materials structure and system, ISSS – 2002 , July 17-19,2002 Bangalore2002.
  1. Cognition and recognition of numarals using hermite curvesPublished in the Proceedings of Second National Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition , Mandya, JULY-2003.
  2. "Touchable computer generated objects based on scientific visualization and cost effective haptic device "National Conference on Signal Processing Intelligent and Networking at MSRIT, Bangalore, 4-5,  DEC 2003.
  3. Buckling and vibration behaviour of doubly curved panels subjected to non-uniform biaxial loading (compression/tension) Wave Mechanics and Vibration (WMVC-2003) at Jalpaiguri,2003.
  4. Dynamic instability characteristics of laminated angle-ply plates subjected to intermediate partial follower edge loadETSMC-2003 at NIT, Rourkela.2003
  5. Dynamic instability characteristics of rectangular plates subjected to intermediate partial follower edge loadSEC-2003 at IIT Kharagpur, 2003
  6. "System design for deformable modelling "National Conference on Control, Communication and Information System-2004 at Goa College of Engineering, Goa, 22-24, JAN-2004.
  7. Flutter analysis of composite plate with crack National Conference on Composite Component Construction , Kakinada, SEP-2005
  8. Flutter Instability Analysis of Tuned Cantilever Pipe Conveying Fluid National Conference on Composite Component Construction , Kakinada, SEP-2005
  9. Dynamic Instability Analysis of Cantilever Column with Damage National Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, (AIME – 2006)Jan.20-21,2006
  10. Dynamic Instability Analysis of Cantilever Under Distributed Follower LoadNational conference – XIV NASAS,Fatigue, Fracture and ageing StructuresVNIT, NAGPUR, PP 237-246, 30-31 Jan 2006,
  11. Effect of Density of Fluid on Flutter Instability of Tuned Cantilever Pipe Conveying Fluid National conference – XIV NASAS,Fatigue, Fracture and ageing StructuresVNIT, NAGPUR, PP 228-236, 30-31 Jan 2006, 2006
  12. Static and Dynamic instability Behaviour of Laminated Composite Panels Subjected to Follower Edge CoupleNational conference – XIV NASAS,Fatigue, Fracture and ageing StructuresVNIT, NAGPUR, PP 201-208, 30-31 Jan 2006,2006.

Workshop / Seminars

  1. 1. Computational Mechanics
  2. 2. Development and Application of Bamboo in Construction and Energy sectors.

Projects and Exhibitions

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