Vikas Arora

Ph.D Mechanical Engineering

  • Campusvej 55

    5230 Odense M

    Denmark

20092019
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Personal profile

Research areas

Structural dynamicsFinite element methodsModel updatingDamping modeling and identificationOptimization

Curriculum

Work Experience1.Presently, I am working as Associate Professor in University of Southern Denmark, Denmark from January 2013 2.Worked as Associate Professor in University of Stavanger, Norway (August 2010- December 2012) 3.Worked as Post doc fellow in University of Twente, Netherlands (December 2009- August 2010). The title of the project “Structural health monitoring using acoustics”.4.Worked as Post doc fellow in University of Twente, Netherlands (December 2008- November 2009). The title of the project is “Identification of structural characteristics of air foil bearings.” in collaboration with Aeronamic aircraft subsystems.EducationDoctor of Philosophy,Specialization: Structural Dynamics.Dept. of Mechanical Engineering.Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, IndiaThesis – Finite Element Model Updating Incorporating Damping and its Application to Dynamic Design Research interestsStructural dynamics AcousticsStructural health monitoringFiber reinforced composite materialsFinite element model updatingAir-foil bearing List of publications Referred JournalsJ1.Arora V., Wijnant Y. H., Boer A. de, “Acoustic-based damage detection method” Applied Acoustics, 2014 (Accepted).J2.Arora V., “Structural damping identification method using normal FRFs” International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51 (2014) 133-143.J3.Arora V., “Constrained antiresonance frequencies based model updating method for better matching of FRFs” Inverse problems in Science and Engineering, 2013 (In Press) DOI:10.1080/17415977.2013.840299 J4.Arora V., “Use of resonance and antiresonance frequencies for better matching of frequency response function” International Journal of Structure Engineering, 5 (2014) 13-23. J5.Arora V., “Comparative Study of Finite Element Model Updating Methods” Journal of Vibration and Control 17 (2011) 2023-2039. J6.Arora V., Hoogt P. J. M. van der, Aarts R. G. K. M., Boer A. de“ Identification of stiffness and damping properties of axial air-foil bearings” International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design 7 (2011) 231-243.J7.Arora V., Singh S.P., Kundra T.K., “Further experience with model updating incorporating damping matrices” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 24 (2010) 1383-1390. J8.Arora V., Hoogt P. J. M. van der, Aarts R. G. K. M., Boer A. de ” Identification of dynamic properties of radial air-foil bearings” International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design 6 (2010) 305-318. J9.Arora V., Singh S.P., Kundra T.K., “On the use of damped updated FE model for dynamic design” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 23 (2009) 580-587. J10.Arora V., Singh S.P., Kundra T.K.,”Damped model updating using complex updating parameters” Journal of Sound and Vibration, 320 (2009) 438-451. J11.Arora V., Singh S.P., Kundra T.K.,” Damped FE model updating using complex updating parameters: its use for dynamic design” Journal of Sound and Vibration, 324 (2009) 350-364. J12.Arora V., Singh S.P., Kundra T.K.,” Finite element model updating with damping identification” Journal of Sound and Vibration, 324 (2009) 1111-1123. J13.Arora V., Singh S.P., Kundra T.K., “Comparative study of damped FE model updating methods” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 23 (2009) 2113-2129. ConferencesC1.Arora V., “Structural dynamic modifications using damped finite element model updating” ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, San Diego, USA, November 2013C2.Arora V., “Structural damping identification using finite element model updating” International Conference on Vibration Problems, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2013.C3.Arora V., “Structural dynamic modifications using damped updated model” International conference on experimental mechanics, Porto, Portugal, July 2012C4.Arora V., “Prediction capabilities of damped updated finite element models” ASME 2011, Denver, Colorado, USA, November 2011C5.Arora V., Singh S.P., Kundra T.K, “Use of damped updated FE model for predicting dynamic characteristics”, IMAC-XXVI, Orlando, Florida, USA, February 2008.C6.Arora V., Singh S.P., Kundra T.K, “Finite Element Model updating and Identification of damping using experimental data”, ICED, Algrave, Portugal, April 2007.C7.Arora V., Singh S.P., Kundra T.K, “Finite Element Model updating using complex updating parameters”, IMAC-XXV, Orlando, Florida, USA, February 2007.C8.Arora V., Jain P., “Comparison of various filters for the noise reduction of the data from the dynamic test for model updating” NCIEE, India, October 2005.C9.Arora V., Singh S.P., Kundra T.K., “Finite Element Model updating incorporating damping matrix”, VETOMAC, IIT Kanpur, India, December 2004.Awards1.Research fellowship by Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering & Technology (IRCSET)2.Research fellowship by EU Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship (MCIIF) Research fund raising 1.Based on the results of the project in collaboration with industrial partner in university of Twente, I wrote a proposal for further research. The proposal was awarded funding for further research by Netherlands research agency Agentschap NLTeaching ExperienceSubjects TaughtComputer Aided EngineeringBachelor LevelUniversity of Southern DenmarkOptimization EngineeringBachelor LevelUniversity of Southern DenmarkComputer Aided SimulationBachelor LevelUniversity of Southern Denmark

Research areas

  • Dynamics and modal analysis
  • Structural Engineering
  • Dynamical systems Modelleing
  • Acoustic Systems

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Damage detection Engineering & Materials Science
Stiffness Engineering & Materials Science
Damping Engineering & Materials Science
Natural frequencies Engineering & Materials Science
Welds Engineering & Materials Science
Fatigue of materials Engineering & Materials Science
Structural health monitoring Engineering & Materials Science
Structural members Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2009 2019

Finite element model updating with damping identification

Arora, V., Singh, S. P. & Kundra, T. K., 2009, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 324, p. 1111-1123

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Comparative study of damped FE model updating methods

Arora, V., Singh, S. P. & Kundra, T. K., 2009, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 23, p. 2113-2129

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Identification of dynamic properties of radial air-foil bearings

Arora, V., Hoogt, P. J. M. V. D. & Aarts, R. G. K. M., 2010, In : International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design. 6, p. 305-318

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Further experience with model updating incorporating damping matrices

Arora, V., Singh, S. P. & Kundra, T. K., 2010, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 24, p. 1383-1390

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Identification of stiffness and damping properties of axial air-foil bearings

Arora, V., Hoogt, P. J. M. V. D., Aarts, R. G. K. M. & Boer, A. D., 2011, In : International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design. p. 231-243

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2014 2015

  • 1 Talks and presentations in private or public companies
  • 1 Visiting another research institution

Application of finite element model updating methods for damping identification and dynamic design

Vikas Arora (Lecturer)
16. Mar 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Swansea University

Vikas Arora (Visiting researcher)
16. Jun 201415. Aug 2014

Activity: Visiting another research institution