D-Index & Metrics Best Publications

D-Index & Metrics

Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 35 Citations 5,874 281 World Ranking 807 National Ranking 346

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Composite material
  • Finite element method
  • Mechanical engineering

Rakesh K. Kapania mainly investigates Structural engineering, Finite element method, Buckling, Vibration and Wing. Rakesh K. Kapania interconnects Normal mode, Particle swarm optimization and Curvilinear coordinates in the investigation of issues within Structural engineering. Rakesh K. Kapania has researched Finite element method in several fields, including Mathematical analysis, Boundary value problem, Shell, Nonlinear system and Isotropy.

The concepts of his Buckling study are interwoven with issues in Numerical differentiation, Fiber-reinforced composite, Curvature, Delamination and Stiffness. His study looks at the relationship between Vibration and fields such as Bending, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems. His Wing study incorporates themes from Airfoil, Aerodynamics, Aeroelasticity and Multidisciplinary design optimization.

His most cited work include:

  • Recent advances in analysis of laminated beams and plates. Part I - Sheareffects and buckling. (423 citations)
  • Recent Advances in Analysis of Laminated Beams and Plates, Part II: Vibrations and Wave Propagation (257 citations)
  • A survey of recent shell finite elements (223 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Structural engineering, Finite element method, Wing, Buckling and Mathematical analysis. His study in Structural engineering is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Vibration, Composite number and Curvilinear coordinates. His Finite element method research includes themes of Beam, Boundary value problem, Composite material, Shell and Nonlinear system.

His Wing study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Aerodynamics, Aeroelasticity, Flutter and Multidisciplinary design optimization. His research is interdisciplinary, bridging the disciplines of von Mises yield criterion and Buckling. Rakesh K. Kapania studies Mathematical analysis, focusing on Numerical analysis in particular.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Structural engineering (47.95%)
  • Finite element method (34.56%)
  • Wing (17.49%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Structural engineering (47.95%)
  • Finite element method (34.56%)
  • Composite material (10.80%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Structural engineering, Finite element method, Composite material, Composite number and Wing. His Structural engineering research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Vibration and Curvilinear coordinates. His Vibration research includes elements of Jacobi polynomials and Boundary value problem.

Rakesh K. Kapania studied Finite element method and Particle swarm optimization that intersect with Shape optimization. His Composite material study combines topics in areas such as Plate theory and Deformation theory. His research investigates the connection with Wing and areas like Flutter which intersect with concerns in Transonic.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Prestressed Vibration of Stiffened Variable-Angle Tow Laminated Plates (18 citations)
  • Thermal buckling of curvilinearly stiffened laminated composite plates with cutouts using isogeometric analysis (14 citations)
  • Thermal Buckling Analysis and Optimization of Curvilinearly Stiffened Plates with Variable Angle Tow Laminates (11 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Composite material
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Finite element method

Rakesh K. Kapania mostly deals with Structural engineering, Finite element method, Composite number, Wing and Curvilinear coordinates. His Structural engineering study frequently links to related topics such as Flight control surfaces. The Finite element method study combines topics in areas such as Mathematical analysis, Vibration, Particle swarm optimization, Material properties and Optimization problem.

His research in the fields of Boundary value problem, Jacobi polynomials and Ritz method overlaps with other disciplines such as Spectral density. His Wing course of study focuses on Flutter and Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations, Transonic, Prandtl–Glauert transformation and Incompressible flow. His work in Curvilinear coordinates tackles topics such as Wing root which are related to areas like Parameterized complexity, Angle of attack, Mach number and Structure.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

Recent advances in analysis of laminated beams and plates. Part I - Sheareffects and buckling.

Rakesh K. Kapania;Stefano Raciti.
AIAA Journal (1989)

525 Citations

A survey of recent shell finite elements

Henry T. Y. Yang;S. Saigal;A. Masud;R. K. Kapania.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering (2000)

380 Citations

Recent Advances in Analysis of Laminated Beams and Plates, Part II: Vibrations and Wave Propagation

Rakesh K. Kapania;Stefano Raciti.
AIAA Journal (1989)

305 Citations

Free vibration analysis of laminated plates using a layerwise theory

Asghar Nosier;Rakesh K. Kapania;J. N. Reddy.
AIAA Journal (1993)

252 Citations

A Review on the Analysis of Laminated Shells

R. K. Kapania.
Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology-transactions of The Asme (1989)

192 Citations

Structural and Aeroelastic Modeling of General Planform Wings with Morphing Airfoils

Frank H. Gern;Daniel J. Inman;Rakesh K. Kapania.
AIAA Journal (2002)

122 Citations

Geometrically Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Imperfect Laminated Shells

Sunil Saigal;Rakesh K. Kapania;T.Y. Yang.
Journal of Composite Materials (1986)

108 Citations

FREE VIBRATION ANALYSIS OF LAMINATED PLATES USING A LAYER-WISE THEORY

Asghar Nosier;Rakesh K. Kapania;J. N. Reddy.
34th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference (1993)

95 Citations

Nonlinear vibrations of unsymmetrically laminated beams

Rakesh K. Kapania;Stefano Raciti.
AIAA Journal (1989)

91 Citations

Geometrically nonlinear NURBS isogeometric finite element analysis of laminated composite plates

Hitesh Kapoor;R.K. Kapania.
Composite Structures (2012)

88 Citations

If you think any of the details on this page are incorrect, let us know.

Contact us

Best Scientists Citing Rakesh K. Kapania

Erasmo Carrera

Erasmo Carrera

Polytechnic University of Turin

Publications: 172

Hung Nguyen-Xuan

Hung Nguyen-Xuan

Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology

Publications: 36

M. Ganapathi

M. Ganapathi

Vellore Institute of Technology University

Publications: 25

Peng Hao

Peng Hao

Dalian University of Technology

Publications: 19

Joaquim R. R. A. Martins

Joaquim R. R. A. Martins

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Publications: 19

K.M. Liew

K.M. Liew

City University of Hong Kong

Publications: 17

Raphael T. Haftka

Raphael T. Haftka

University of Florida

Publications: 15

Trung Nguyen-Thoi

Trung Nguyen-Thoi

Ton Duc Thang University

Publications: 15

Paul M. Weaver

Paul M. Weaver

University of Limerick

Publications: 14

António J.M. Ferreira

António J.M. Ferreira

University of Porto

Publications: 14

Walter Lacarbonara

Walter Lacarbonara

Sapienza University of Rome

Publications: 14

Daniel J. Inman

Daniel J. Inman

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Publications: 13

Sundararajan Natarajan

Sundararajan Natarajan

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Publications: 12

B.N. Singh

B.N. Singh

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Publications: 12

Jaehong Lee

Jaehong Lee

Sejong University

Publications: 11

Joseph A. Schetz

Joseph A. Schetz

Virginia Tech

Publications: 11

Something went wrong. Please try again later.