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Dr. Kirthan L J


Associate Professor
Educational Qualification Ph. D

Teaching: 10 years

Research: 03 years

Industry : 02 years

Area of Interest

Solid Mechanics, Computational Methods

Date of Joining RVCE


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Project Guided:

Number of UG projects guided: 12

Number of PG projects guided: 10



National Journals: 02

International Journals: 04


List of National Journals publications:

  1. Calibration of a Test Method to Measure Mode I, Mode II and Mode III Fracture Toughness of Engineering Materials, LJ Kirthan, HV Lakshminarayana, RS Shivashankar - Journal of Aerospace Science and Technologies, 2012.

  2. Evaluation of J-Integral and Fatigue Crack Growth Rate of Semi-elliptical Crack in Compressor Blade AC Gowda, K LJ - Trends in Mechanical Engineering & Technology, 2014.

List of International Journals publications:

  1. Influence of heat treatment on fatigue behavior of aluminum silicon carbide graphite hybrid composite R Hegde, BS Ajaykumar, LJ Kirthan, VA Girish - International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 2016.

  2. Computational analysis of fatigue crack growth based on stress intensity factor approach in axial flow compressor blades LJ Kirthan, R Hegde, BS Suresh, RG Kumar - Procedia Materials Science, 2014

  3. Evaluation of Heat Treatment Effect on Fracture Behavior of Aluminum Silicon Carbide Graphite Hybrid Composite R Hegde, NM Sivaram, BS Ajaykumar, LJ Kirthan - International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 2017

  4. Evaluation of mode 1 stress intensity factor for edge crack using displacement extrapolation method LJ Kirthan, R Hegde, VA Girisha, RG Kumar - International Journal of Materials and Structural integrity, 2016



Interaction with Outside World


  1. Industrial visits - 02

  2. Invited talk - 02


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