Faculty At Mechanical Department



Nilamber Kumar Singh
Nilamber Kumar Singh
Assistant Professor
Basic Information Research Interest:-Impact Mechanics, Finite Element Methods, Mechanical Vibrations, Dynamic Behaviour of Materials (low, medium and high strain rates)
Email :- nilambersingh@nitp.ac.in
Phone :-

Subjects Teaching in Department
  1. 1ME728: Pressure Vessel & Piping Design (PG)
  2. 2ME733: Reverse Engineering & Rapid Prototyping (PG)
  3. 1ME721: Advanced Mechanical Engineering Design (PG)
  4. 1ME726: Mechanical Behaviour of Materials (PG)
  5. 2ME729: Fracture Mechanics (PG)
  6. ME7202: Experimental Methods (PG)
  7. ME2269: Design of Heat Exchange Equipment (PG)
  8. ME1306: Strength of Materials (UG)
  9. ME1728: Heat Exchanger Design (UG)
  10. 1ME101: Engineering Graphics (UG)
  11. 5ME115: Dynamics of Machinery (UG)
Educational Qualification
  1. Ph.D (Applied Mechanics) - IIT Delhi - 2013
  2. M.E. (Design of Mechanical Equipment) - B.I.T. Mesra, Ranchi - 2007
  3. B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) - B.I.T. Mesra, Ranchi - 2003
    Memberships & Society
    1. Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Life Membership
    2. Powder Metallurgy Association of India (PMAI), Life Membership
      Current Administrative Responsibility
      1. TEQIP-III Coordinator (Procurement)
      2. Ph.D Coordinator
      3. Co-ordinator, ISTE Faculty Chapter at NIT Patna
      4. Member, Board of Studies-UG/PG in Mechanical Engineering
        Past Administrative Responsibility
        1. Convener, Publication Committee at NIT Patna, 2014-19
        2. Vice-President, Techno-Cultural Fest
        3. Co-ordinator, UG - Syllabus Upgradation
        4. Member Secretary, Departmental Purchase Committee, 2013-14
          Work Experiences
          1. October 2013 - Till Date, Assistant Professor, NIT Patna
          2. October 2012 - September 2013, Assistant Professor, B.I.T. Mesra, Ranchi
            Journals
            1. G. Prakash, N. K. Singh and N. K. Gupta, Flow Stress Behaviour of AZ81 Magnesium Alloy under Dynamic Loads. ASCE - Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. In Press - 2020,DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0003607.
            2. G. Prakash, N. K. Singh and N. K. Gupta, Mechanical Behavior of Magnesium Alloy AZ61 at Different Strain Rates and Temperatures under Tensile, Compressive, and Flexural Loads. ASCE - Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 32(11), August - 2020,04020336, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0003436.
            3. G. Prakash, N. K. Singh and N. K. Gupta, Deformation behaviours of Al2014-T6 at different strain rates and temperatures. Structures. 26, April - 2020,193-203, Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2020.03.068 .
            4. G. Prakash, N. K. Singh, P. Sharma and N. K. Gupta, Tensile, Compressive, and Flexural Behaviors of Al5052-H32 in a Wide Range of Strain Rates and Temperatures. ASCE - Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 32(5), 28 February - 2020,04020090, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0003154.
            5. G. Prakash, N. K. Singh, D. Kumar and P. Chandel, Dynamic Tensile Behaviour of Magnesium Alloy AZ41 at Different Strain Rates and Temperatures. U.P.B. Sci. Bull., Series D. 82(1), February - 2020,177-186, ISSN: 1454-2358.
            6. G. Prakash, N. K. Singh, D. Kumar and P. Chandel, Compression and Flexure Behaviours of Magnesium Alloy AZ41 at Different Strain Rates. U.P.B. Sci. Bull., Series D. 82(2), June - 2020,211-222, ISSN: 1454-2358.
            7. E. Cadoni, N. K. Singh, D. Forni, M. K. Singha and N. K. Gupta, Strain rate effects on the mechanical behavior of two dual phase steels in tension. Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics . 225 - 2016,409-421, DOI: 10.1140/epjst/e2016-02638-3.
            8. N. K. Singh, E. Cadoni, M. K. Singha and N. K. Gupta, Quasi-static and dynamic tensile behavior of CP800 steel. Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures . 21 - 2014,531-537, .
            9. N. K. Singh, E. Cadoni, M. K. Singha and N. K. Gupta, Dynamic tensile and compressive behaviors of mild steel at wide range of strain rates. ASCE, Journal of Engineering Mechanics . 139(9) - 2013,1197-1206, .
            10. N. K. Singh, M. K. Singha, E. Cadoni and N. K. Gupta, Dynamic characteristics of aluminium alloys at wide range of strain rates. Proc Indian Natn Sci Acad, Spl. Issue, Part-A. 79(4) - 2013,587-595, .
            11. N. K. Singh, E. Cadoni, M. K. Singha and N. K. Gupta, Strain rate sensitivity of Die steel under compressive loads. Advanced Materials Research . 585 - 2012,412-416, .
            12. N. K. Singh, E. Cadoni, M. K. Singha and N. K. Gupta, Strain rate sensitivity of an aluminium alloy under compressive loads. Advanced Materials Research . 548 - 2012,169-173, .
            13. N.K. Singh, E. Cadoni, M. K. Singha and N. K. Gupta, Mechanical characterization of multi phase steel at different rates of loading. Material Science Forum . 710 - 2012,421-426, .
            14. N. K. Singh, E. Cadoni, M. K. Singha and N. K. Gupta, Mechanical behavior of advanced high strength steel at high strain rates. Applied Mechanics and Materials . 82 - 2011,178-183, .
            15. N. K. Singh, E. Cadoni, M. K. Singha and N. K. Gupta , Dynamic tensile behavior of multi phase high yield strength steel. Materials and Design . 32(10) - 2011,5091-5098, .
              International Conferences
              1. M. K. Gupta and N. K. Singh, Post Necking Behaviour and Hardening Characterization of Mild Steel, 4th International Symposium on Advanced Material Research (ISAMR 2020).  Jeju Island, South Korea,19-21 June - 2020, (To be published in Key Engineering Materials).
              2. K. Prakash and N. K. Singh, Optimum Composition of Aluminium Hybrid Composites for Maximum Wear Resistance , 4th International Symposium on Advanced Material Research (ISAMR 2020).  Jeju Island, South Korea,19-21 June - 2020, (To be published in Key Engineering Materials).
              3. K. Prakash and N. K. Singh, Tensile, Compressive and Flexural Behaviours of an Aluminium Hybrid Composite , 4th International Symposium on Advanced Material Research (ISAMR 2020).  Jeju Island, South Korea,19-21 June - 2020, (To be published in Key Engineering Materials).
              4. A. Yadav and N. K. Singh, Investigation for Accelerometer Mass Effects on Natural Frequency of Magnesium Alloy Simply Supported Beam, International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Nanotechnology, ICAMEN 2020.  Manipal University Jaipur,28-29 Feb. - 2020, Materials Today: Proceedings, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.05.279.
              5. R. Kumar and N. K. Singh, Modelling and Simulation on Behaviour of High Strength Steels, International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Nanotechnology, ICAMEN 2020.  Manipal University Jaipur,28-29 Feb. - 2020, Materials Today: Proceedings, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.04.636.
              6. A. Yadav and N. K. Singh, Effects of Accelerometer Mass on Natural Frequency of a Magnesium Alloy Cantilever Beam, 43rd International JVE Conference on Dynamics, Noise, Vibration and Smart Materials.  Greater Noida (Delhi), India, 28-30 Nov. - 2019, Vibroengineering PROCEDIA, Vol. 29, pp. 207-212, ISSN Print 2345-0533, ISSN Online 2538-8479, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21595/vp.2019.21114.
              7. R. Kumar and N. K. Singh, Modelling and Simulation on Behaviours of Mild Steel, 43rd International JVE Conference on Dynamics, Noise, Vibration and Smart Materials.  Greater Noida (Delhi), India, 28-30 Nov. - 2019, Vibroengineering PROCEDIA, Vol. 29, pp. 266-269, ISSN Print 2345-0533, ISSN Online 2538-8479, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21595/vp.2019.21128 .
              8. G. Prakash, N. K. Singh and N. K. Gupta, Deformation Behaviours of Al2014-T6 at different Strain Rates and Temperatures, 12th International Symposium on Plasticity and Impact Mechanics, IMPLAST-2019.  Busan, Republic of Korea.,29 Sep-3 Oct - 2019, .
              9. N. K. Mahraur and N. K. Singh, Household LPG Cylinder: Effects of different heads and Impact analysis using ANSYS., NFEST - 2019.  NIT Kurukshetra, India,18-22 Feb. - 2019, IOP Conf. Series: Journal of Physics 1240 (2019) 012063, DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/1240/1/012063.
              10. C. Kumar and N. K. Singh. , Responses of Aluminium Alloy Pistons under Mechanical and Thermal Loads., ICRAMMT 2018.  Hyderabad, India. ,19-20 Nov. - 2018, Materials Science Forum, Vol. 969, pp. 231-236, 2019, ISSN: 1662-9752. DOI:https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.969.231.
              11. N. K. Mahraur and N. K. Singh, Design and Analysis of a Lightweight Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cylinder, ASCADM 2018.  437-440, NIT Patna, India,4-6 June - 2018, .
              12. R. Kumar and N. K. Singh, Static Structural Analysis of an Automotive Spiral Bevel Gear, ASCADM 2018.  563-569, NIT Patna, India,4-6 June - 2018, .
              13. S. Sagar and N. K. Singh, Performance and Emissions Characteristics in the combustion of Kerosene Oil in an Engine Generator , ASCADM 2018.  463-468, NIT Patna, India,4-6 June - 2018, .
              14. M. Kumar and N. K. Singh, Static, Modal and Buckling Analyses of Automotive Propeller Shaft using Finite Element Methods , ICRAMMCE 2017.  Hyderabad, India,1-2 June - 2017, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 330 (2018) 012094, DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/330/1/012094.
              15. C. Kumar and N. K. Singh, Structural and Thermal Analysis of an I.C. Engine Piston using ANSYS., ICMME 2017.  Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India,6-7 April - 2017, Adv. Sci. Eng. Med. 2018, 10, 369-373.
              16. N. K. Singh, M. K. Singha, E. Cadoni and N. K. Gupta, Quasi-static and dynamic compressive behaviour of plain carbon steels, Performance, Protection and Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading, PROTECT 2013.  26-27 August 2013, Mysore, Karnataka, India.
              17. N. K. Singh, M. K. Singha, E. Cadoni and N. K. Gupta, Dynamic compressive behavior of bearing steel, 3rd Asian conference on Mechanics of Functional Materials and Structures .  5-8 December 2012, 747-750, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.
              18. N. K. Singh, S. Rath and A. Kumar, Optimization of Drafting Schedule in Hot Rolling of Steels, 3rd Asian conference on Mechanics of Functional Materials and Structures.  5-8 December 2012, 795-798, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.
              19. E. Cadoni, N. K. Singh, M. K. Singha and N. K. Gupta, Strain rate behavior of multi phase and complex phase steels for automotive applications, International DYMAT-2012 conference.  2-7 September 2012, Freiburg, Germany. DOI: 10.1051/epjconf/20122605003.
              20. A. K. Behera, N. K. Singh and M. K. Singha, Compressive behavior of AISI-416 stainless steel under different rates of loading, International conference of Mechanical Engineering, WCE2012.  04-06 July 2012, pp. 1879-83, London, U.K..
              21. N. K. Singh, E. Cadoni, M. K. Singha and N. K. Gupta, Mechanical behavior of a structural steel at different rates of loading, International Symposium on Engineering under Uncertainty: Safety assessment and management (ISEUSAM 2012).  4-6 January 2012, BESU, Shibpur, Howrah, India. DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-0757-3_57.
              22. E. Cadoni, N. K. Singh, M. K. Singha and N. K. Gupta, High strain rate characterization of advanced high strength steel, 3rd International conference on impact loading of lightweight structures.  28th June to 1st July 2011, Valenciennes, France.
              National Conferences
              1. S. Sagar, N. K. Singh and N. S. Maurya, Performance and Emissions Characteristics of an Engine Generator for Different Fuels, 26th National Conference on Internal Combustion Engines and Combustion (NCICEC - 2019) .  403-409, NIT Kurukshetra,1-4 November - 2019, Advances in IC Engines and Combustion Technology, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering (Springer), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-5996-9_31.
              Professional Services
              1. As an Expert for design of HVAC systems for Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Science City, Patna
              2. As an Expert for Hoist & Gate strengthening of Rampur Lawaich Barrage, Patna
              3. Reviewer for ASCE, Journal of Engineering Mechanics
              4. Reviewer for ASCE, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
              5. Reviewer for ELSEVIER, Defence Technology
              6. Reviewer for SciencePG Journals
              Phd Students
              1. Dr. Gyan Prakash - Dynamic Behaviour of Lightweight Metallic Materials ( 2020 ).
              2. Mr. Kumar Prakash - Mechanical Behaviour and Failure Analysis of Powder Metallurgy Processed Materials under Dynamic Loads ( 2014 - Continue ).
              3. Mr. Manish Kumar Gupta - Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Necking Phenomena in Ductile Materials ( 2015 - Continue ).
              4. Mr. Saurav Sagar ( 2018 - Continue ).