Vinod Jain

Professor; Director, Graduate Programs
Full-Time Faculty
School of Engineering: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 361E
  • Phone: 937-229-2992
  • Email: Contact

Profile

Selected Publications

  • Mall, S., V.K. Jain, and H.A. Fadag. Forthcoming. Effects of shot-peening on fretting fatigue crack growth behavior in Ti-6Al-4V. Journal of Strain.
  • Magaziner, R.S., V.K. Jain, and S. Mall. 2009. Investigation into wear of Ti-6Al-4V under reciprocating sliding conditions. Paper presented at the 17th International Conference on Wear of Materials, April 19-22, in Las Vegas, Nevada. And accepted in special publication issue of Wear.
  • Magaziner, R.S., V.K. Jain, and S. Mall. 2008. Wear characterization of Ti-6Al-4V under fretting-reciprocating sliding conditions. Wear 264: 1002-1014.
  • Fadag, H.A., S. Mall, and V.K. Jain. 2008. A finite element analysis of fretting fatigue crack growth behavior in Ti-6Al-4V. Journal of Engineering Fracture Mechanics 75 (April): 1384-1399.
  • Mazdiyasni, S., and V.K. Jain. 2007. Opportunities and challenges in NDE and health monitoring of turbine engine components. Paper presented at the Review of Progress in Quantitative NDE, July 22-27, in Golden, Colorado.
  • Wang, R.H., V.K. Jain, and S. Mall. 2007. A non-uniform friction distribution model for partial slip fretting contact. Wear 262: 607-616.
  • Wang, R.H., V.K. Jain, and S. Mall. 2006. Enhancement of fretting fatigue strength through stress-relieving slot. Int. Journal of Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines 34, no. 2: 113-138.
  • Oliver, M.P., and V.K. Jain. 2006. Effect of tightening speed on thread and under-head coefficient of friction. Journal of ASTM International 3, no. 3 (March): Paper ID 13072.
  • Wang, R.H., V.K. Jain, and S. Mall. 2005. Effect of stress-relieving slots on fretting fatigue behavior of Ti-6Al-4V. Proceedings of WTC-2005, September 12-16, in Washington, D.C.
  • Oliver, M.P., and V.K. Jain. 2004. Effect of bolt head size on clamp load. Paper presented at the Third Symposium on Structural Integrity of Fasteners, ASTM, November 10, in Washinton D.C., Paper ID 13079.
  • Oliver, M.P., and V.K. Jain. 2004. Effect of tightening speed on thread and under-head coefficient of friction. Presented at the Third Symposium on Structural Integrity of Fasteners, ASTM, November 10, in Washinton D.C. In Journal of ASTM International 3, no. 3: 1-8.
  • Mall, S., V.K. Jain, S.A. Namjoshi, and C.D. Lykins. 2003. Fretting fatigue crack initiation behavior of Ti-6Al-4V. In Fretting Fatigue: Advances in Basic Understanding and Applications, STP 1425, ed. Y. Mutoh, S.E. Kinyon, and D.H. Hoeppner, 535-547. West Conshohocken, Pa: American Society for Testing and Materials.
  • Namjoshi, S.A., S. Mall, V.K. Jain, and O. Jin. 2002. Fretting fatigue crack initiation mechanisms in Ti-6Al-4V. Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures 25: 955-964.
  • Namjoshi, S.A., S. Mall, V.K. Jain, and O. Jin. 2002. Effects of process variables on fretting fatigue crack initiation in Ti-6Al-4V. Strain Analysis for Engineering Design 37: 535-547.
  • Leiva, O., S. Mall, and V.K. Jain. 2002. Effect of shear force on fretting fatigue crack initiation fretting behavior of Ti-6Al-4V. Proceedings of AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC, Structures, Structural Dynamics and Material Conference, April 22-27, in Denver, Colo.
  • Namjoshi, S.A., V.K. Jain, and S. Mall. 2002. Effects of shot-peening on fretting fatigue behavior of Ti-6Al-4V. ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology 124, no. 2: 222-228.
  • Mall S., V.K. Jain, S.A. Namjoshi, and O. Jin. 2002. Investigation of fretting fatigue crack initiation behavior in Ti-6Al-4V. Proceedings of 7th National Turbine Engine High Cycle Fatigue Conference, May 11-15, in West Palm Beach, Florida.
  • Mall S., V.K. Jain, S.A. Namjoshi, and O. Jin. 2002. Analysis of fretting fatigue crack initiation in Ti-6Al-4V. Proceedings of 8th International Fatigue Conference, 2139-2147, May 3-7, in Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Namjoshi, S.A., V. Jain, and S. Mall. 2001. Improving fretting fatigue behavior of Ti-6Al-4V by shot-peening. Proceedings of 6th National Turbine Engine High Cycle Fatigue Conference, March 5-8, in Jacksonville, Florida.
  • Lykins, C.D., S. Mall, and V. Jain. 2001. Combined experimental-numerical investigation of fretting fatigue crack initiation. International Journal of Fatigue 23: 703-711.
  • Lykins, C.D., S. Mall, and V. Jain. 2000. A shear based criterion for fretting fatigue crack initiation. Proceedings of 5th National Turbine Engine High Cycle Fatigue Conference, March 7-9, in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Lykins, C.D., S. Mall, and V. Jain. 2000. Prediction of fretting crack initiation based on the plane of maximum shear stress amplitude. Proceedings of AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC, Structures, Structural Dynamics and Material Conference, April 3-6, in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Stanford, M., and V.K. Jain. 2000. Friction and wear characteristics of hard coatings. Presented at the 13th International Conference on Wear of Materials, April 22-26, in Vancouver, Canada.

Courses Taught

  • Theory of Machines
  • Robotics and Flexible Manufacturing
  • Mechanical Vibrations
  • Mechanics of Manufacturing Processes
  • Mechanical Design I
  • Mechanical Design II
  • Machining Lab
  • Bearings and Bearing Lubrication

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 1980
  • M.E., Mechanical Engineering, IIT Roorkee (formerly University of Roorkee), India, 1970
  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering, IIT Roorkee (formerly University of Roorkee), India, 1964

Professional Activities

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Society for Quality Control
  • Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers
  • Consulting - Dur Iron, Co. - Characterization of polymer composites
  • Consulting - A.O. Smith - Development of high temperature lubricants for aerospace forgings
  • Consulting - Wright Laboratories, Material Laboratory - Modeling of non-isothermal metal deformation processes
  • Consulting - Xtek, Inc. - Wear of involute splines

Research Interests

  • Modeling of non-isothermal deformation processes
  • Friction and wear of polymers and polymeric composites
  • Modeling of hard and soft metal coatings for tribological applications
  • High temperature lubricants
  • Evaluation of lubricants for forging processes
  • Functional characterization of surface topography
  • Fretting fatigue
  • Freezing of aircraft fuels