Kumar Tamma

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Kumar Tamma

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Contact

Mechanical Engineering
Room 2104
111 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Education

Ph.D. 1983, Engineering Mechanics, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
M.S. 1978, Engineering Mechanics, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
B.S. 1974, Mechanical Engineering, Andhra University, Waltair, India 

Research Interests
  • Development/applicability of interdisciplinary finite-element modeling/analysis methodologies and architectures for structure/thermal/fluid interactions in the general area of computational mechanics.
  • Computational methods, algorithms, and mixed time-integration techniques for applicability to computational mechanics on supercomputer architectures.
  • Adaptive/automated finite-element developments and modeling/analysis strategies.
  • Structural/multi-body dynamics and wave propagation.
  • Nonlinear/linear solid mechanics.
  • Solidification and thermal stresses.
  • Computational heat transfer in composite/isotropic structures and numerical methods in thermal problems.
  • CAD/FEM interface and geometric modeling of engineering components/configurations.

Research Group

Name: Location:
Multi-Scale Physics Laboratory ME 2

 

Selected Publications
  • K. K. Tamma and A. Jain, “Thermal Contact Applications: Mechanical Contact Models” Encyl. Thermal Stresses, Springer Publishers (to appear); id: 00752
  • K. K. Tamma and A. Jain, “Thermal Contact Applications: Finite Element Formulations,” Encyl. Thermal Stresses, Springer Publishers (to appear); id: 00737
  • K. K. Tamma, “Classical Thermomechanical Models: Theoretical Formulations,” Encyl. Thermal Stresses, Springer Publishers (to appear); id: 00768
  • K. K. Tamma, “Classical Thermomechanical Models: Numerical Formulations,” Encyl. Thermal Stresses, Springer Publishers (to appear); id: 00767
  • J. Har and K. K. Tamma, “Advances in Computational Dynamics of Particles, Materials, and Structures,” John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2012.

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