College of Engineering and Technology

Sudhir Kaul

Sudhir Kaul

School of Engineering and Technology
Associate Professor
Program Director – BSE
Phone: 828-227-2153
Email: skaul@wcu.edu
Office Address: Belk 223

Education:

  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • M.S. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • B.E. BITS, India

Areas of Interest:

Fracture Mechanics and Diagnostics, Structural Dynamics & Control, Vibration Isolation & Control, Motorcycle Dynamics.

Recent Publications:

  • Meeser, R.F., Kaul, S., Els, P.S. (2017). Investigation into the Flow-Blocking Ability of a Novel Magneto-Rheological Damper Unit, ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 45(5).
  • Kaul, S. (2016). Influence of Fractional Damping and Time Delay on Maxwell-Voigt Model for Vibration Isolation, ASME-IMECE, IMECE 2016-65100, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Altammar, H., Kaul, S., Dhingra, A.K. (2016). Use of Frequency Response for Damage Detection: An Optimization Approach, ASME-IDETC, IDETC2016-59020, Charlotte, NC.
  • Kaul, S., Ferguson, C., Yanik, P., Yan, Y. (2016). Importance of Undergraduate Research: Efficacy and Student Perceptions, ASEE 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition, Paper # 14488, New Orleans, LA.
  • Yanik, P., Yan, Y., Kaul, S., Ferguson, C. (2016). Sources of Anxiety among Engineering Students: Assessment and Mitigation, ASEE 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition, Paper # 14626, New Orleans, LA.
  • Yan, Y., Kaul, S., Ferguson, C., Yanik, P., Tallent, A. (2016). Perceptions and Applications of Honors Contracts in Developing an Undergraduate Engineering Research Experience, ASEE 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition, Paper # 14533, New Orleans, LA.
  • Kaul, S. (2015). Maxwell-Voigt and Maxwell Ladder Models for Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Elastomeric Isolation Systems, ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 137, 021021-9.
  • Kaul, S., Deaton, W., Stewart, B. (2015). Magnetorheological (MR) Damping for Vibration Mitigation: Experimental Analysis, ASME-IMECE, IMECE2015-50047, Houston, TX.
  • Williams, T., Kaul, S., Dhingra, A.K. (2015). Influence of Frame Stiffness and Rider Position on Bike Dynamics: Analytical Study, ASME-IMECE, IMECE2015-50137, Houston, TX.
  • Altammar, H., Kaul, S., Dhingra, A.K. (2015). Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of Mixed-Mode Damage: Cohesive Zone Modeling, ASME-IDETC, DETC2015-46057, Boston, MA.
  • Kaul, S., Stone, W. (2015). Learning Outcomes of a Junior-Level Project-Based Learning (PBL) Course: Preparation for Capstone, ASEE 2015 Annual Conference & Exposition, Paper # 11102, Seattle, WA.
  • Kaul, S., Chang, A., Yanik, P., Ferguson. C. (2015). Development of a Mentorship Program in Engineering and Engineering Technology, ASEE 2015 Annual Conference & Exposition, Paper # 11151, Seattle, WA.
  • Kaul, S. (2014). A Comparative Study of Passive Vibration Isolator Modeling and Analysis, ASME-IMECE, IMECE 2014-36007, Montreal, Quebec.
  • Kaul, S. (2014). Crack Diagnostics in Beams using Wavelets, Kurtosis and Skewness, Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation, 29, 99-122.
  • Altammar, H., Kaul, S., Dhingra, A.K. (2014). Use of Wavelets for Mixed-mode Damage Diagnostics in Warren Truss Structures, ASME-IDETC, DETC 2014-34017, Buffalo, NY.
  • Kaul, S., Adams, R. (2014). Learning Outcomes of Introductory Engineering Courses: Student Perceptions, ASEE 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition, Paper # 8877, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Meeser, R.F., Kaul, S., Els, P.S. (2013). Magneto-rheological (MR) Damper Design for High-flow rate Suspensions, ASME-IMECE, IMECE 2013-62930, San Diego, CA.
  • Kaul, S., Kanakasabai, P. (2013). Kinematic and Dynamic Analysis of V-twin Powertrains: Design Trade-offs, ASME-IDETC, DETC 2013-12052, Portland, OR.
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