Vikram Kinra


Director of Graduate Programs

Director of Teaching Fellows Program

V Kinra 2016 Ue

Office: HRBB 739
Phone: 979.845.1667
Fax: 979.845.6051

Google Scholar Profile

Research Interests

  • Solid Mechanics
  • Wave Propagation
  • Damping
  • Ultrasonic NDE
  • Experimental Methods

Selected Publications

B.K. Henderson, K.I. Maslov, G. Eggenspieler, V.K. Kinra, "Elasto-optic technique for measurement of elastic wave propagation in solids," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 338-343 ( September 2002)

B.K. Henderson, V.K. Kinra, and A.W. Gonzales, Ultrasonic Diffraction by a Square Periodic Array of Spheres, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 107, No.3, pp1759-61 (March 2001)

B. K. Henderson, K. I. Maslov and V. K. Kinra, Experimental Investigation of Acoustical Band Structure in Tetragonal Periodic Particulate Composite Structures, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids , Vol.49, No.10, pp. 2369-2383 (August, 2001).

K.I. Maslov and V.K. Kinra, Non-Contact Thermoelectric NDE for Alloy Microstructural Analysis, Materials Evaluation, Vol. 59, No. 9, pp. 1081-84 (September 2001).

K.I. Maslov, R. Kim, V.K. Kinra, and N. Pagano, "A New Technique for the Ultrasonic Detection of Internal Transverse Cracks in Carbon-fibre/Bismaleimide Composite Laminates," Composites Science and Technology, vol. 60, pp. 2185-2190 (2000).

R.D. Friend and V.K. Kinra, Particle Impact Damping, Journal of Sound and Vibration Vol. 233, NO. 1, pp. 93-118 (2000).

K. Maslov, V.K. Kinra, and B.K. Henderson, Elastodynamic Response of a Coplanar Periodic Layer of Elastic Spherical Inclusions, Mechanics of Materials Vol. 32, pp. 785-795 (2000).

K. S. Marhadi and V.K. Kinra, Measurement of Particle Impact Damping in the Context of Free Decay of a Cantilevered Beam, Undergraduate Journal of Science, Texas A&M University Press (2000).

K. I. Maslov and V K. Kinra, "Scanning Laser Vibrometry for Lamb Wave Evaluation of Composite Tubulars, Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 15, pp. 395-409 (2000).

V.K. Kinra, B.K. Henderson, and E. Vandygriff, "Elastodynamic Response of a Periodic Layer of Spherical Particles Containing Vacancies," Research on Nondestructive Testing, Vol. 12 No. 3, pp133-143 (2000).