• Professor, Aerospace Engineering
  • Director of Teaching Fellows Program
  • Director for Halliburton Engineering Global Program
Vikram Kinra profile photo

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).