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Nagaraj K. Arakere

Associate Chair (Academic Affairs) and Professor
Address NEB 139 Phone: (352) 273-2849 Fax: (352) 392-7303 Website: http://www.mae.ufl.edu/arakere/

Biography

Professor Arakere received his Ph.D. in 1988 from Arizona State University. His research interests include Damage mechanics of structural materials subjected to monotonic and fatigue loading, Fatigue life evaluation, Rolling contact fatigue, Spall propagation, Superalloys, Foams, Related constitutive and finite element model development, and Dynamics of rotor-bearing systems.

Education

Ph.D, 1988, Arizona State University

Teaching Interests

Failure of materials in design, Fatigue, Fracture mechanics, Contact mechanics, Vibrations, Rotor dynamics

Research Interests

Fatigue, fracture, microstructure-sensitive design, monotonic and cyclic deformation response, Ultra-high strength bearing steels, Single crystal nickel-base superalloys, contact mechanics, fatigue spall propagation, and related constitutive and finite element model development.

Publications

  1. A. Pandkar, N. Arakere, G. Subhash, 2015, “Ratcheting-Based Microstructure-Sensitive Modeling of Cyclic Hardening Response of Case-Hardened Bearing Steels Subject to Rolling Contact Fatigue,” International Journal of Fatigue, 73, pp. 119-131.
  2. A. Pandkar, N. Arakere, G. Subhash, 2014, “Microstructure-Sensitive Accumulation of Plastic Strain due to Ratcheting in Bearing Steels Subject to Rolling Contact Fatigue,” International Journal of Fatigue, 63, pp. 191-202.
  3. P.A. Sabnis, S. Forest, N. Arakere, V. Yastrebov, 2013, “Crystal plasticity analysis of cylindrical indentation on a Ni-base single crystal superalloy,” The International Journal of Plasticity., 51, pp. 200-217.
  4. Klecka, M., Subhash, G., Arakere, N. K., 2013, “Microstructure-Property Relationships in M50-NiL and P675 Case Hardened Bearing Steels,” Tribology Transactions, 56, pp. 1046-1059, DOI: 10.1080/10402004.2013.818393.
  5. P.A. Sabnis, M. Mazière