Vinod Jain

Contact Information

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

Vinod Jain

Professor; Director, Graduate Programs

  • Full-Time Faculty

Selected Publications

  • Perel, V. Y., Misak, H. E., Mall, S., & Jain, V. K. (2015). Biaxial fatigue crack growth behavior in aluminum alloy 5083-H116 under ambient laboratory and saltwater environments. J. of Materials Engineering and Performance, 24, 1565-1572.
  • Mall, S., Jain, V. K., & Fadag, H. A. (2011), Effects of shot-peening on fretting fatigue crack growth behavior in Ti-6Al-4V. Strain, 47, 305-318.
  • Magaziner, R. S., Jain, V. K., & Mall, S. (2009). Investigation into wear of Ti-6Al- 4V under reciprocating sliding conditions. Wear, 267, 368-373.
  • Magaziner, R. S., Jain, V. K., & Mall, S. (2009, April 19-22). Investigation into wear of Ti-6Al- 4V under reciprocating sliding conditions. Presented at the 17th International Conference on Wear of Materials, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Mazdiyasni, S., & Jain, V. K. (2007, July 22-27). Opportunities and challenges in NDE and health monitoring of turbine engine components. Presented at the Review of Progress in Quantitative NDE, Golden, Colorado.
  • Magaziner, R. S., Jain, V. K., & Mall, S. (2008). Wear characterization of Ti-6Al- 4V under fretting-reciprocating sliding conditions. Wear, 264, 1002-1014.
  • Fadag, H. A., Mall, S., & Jain, V. K. (2008, April). A finite element analysis of fretting fatigue crack growth behavior in Ti-6Al- 4V. Journal of Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 75, 1384-1399.
  • Wang, R. H., Jain, V. K., & Mall, S. (2007). A Non-uniform friction distribution model for partial slip fretting contact. Wear, 262, 607-616.

Selected Research and Work

  • Evaluation of high temperature lubricants
  • Surface analysis of brake pads
  • Isotropic Al-Li wrought products
  • Development of lubricants for hot processing of aluminum alloys
  • Characterization of greases for automobile ball joints
  • Microtribology of solid lubricants
  • Modeling of fretting fatigue

Selected Honors and Awards

  • 1997 Excellence in Research Award, School of Engineering, University of Dayton
  • Outstanding Engineer and Scientist’s Award-1998, Affiliate Societies Council, Dayton, Ohio

Courses Taught

  • MEE 321: Theory of Machines
  • MEE 438: Robotics and Flexible Manufacturing
  • MEE 319 Mechanical Vibrations
  • MEE 430 Mechanics of Manufacturing Processes
  • MEE 427 Mechanical Design I
  • MEE 428 Mechanical Design II
  • MEE 310L Machining Lab
  • MEE 540 Tribology
  • MEE 210L Metal Removal Processes

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

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