Sachin Singh Gautam
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati, Assam, 781 039, INDIA
ssg (at) iitg (dot) ernet (dot) in: Email ID
+91 - 361 258 3433 : Contact Number
+91 - 361 258 2699 : Fax Number

Research
(A) Development of Novel Time Integration Schemes for Dynamic Adhesive Contact Problems

In this project we are working on development of time integration schemes for dynamic adhesive contact problems. (For details please refer to our paper Gautam and Sauer, Int. J. Num. Meth. Engrg. 2013)
Simulation of dynamic adhesive contact of a deformable ball with a rigid substrate. (a) Plot of error in energy with time (b) deformed configurations (c) model for adhesion
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(B) Dynamic Peeling Simulations

In this project we are working on developement of robust time integration schemes for peeling simulations.
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(C) Dynamic Peeling Simulations of Gecko Spatula

In this project we are working on peeling simulations of gecko spatula.
Simulation of dynamic peeling of a gecko spatula from a rigid substrate. (a) A gecko sticking on a wall (b) Force displacment plot for various time integration schemes together with deformed figures at various time instance (c) Deformation movie
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