Madhukar Vable

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Department
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931
Tel: (906) 487-2747
Fax: (906) 487-2822
Email: mavable@mtu.edu
Office Hours Spring 2014


EDUCATION


  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • M. Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
  • B. Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

  • HONORS


  • Fellow of Wessex Institute of Great Britain, 2002
  • Distinguished Faculty Member Award from Michigan Association of Governing Boards of State Universities, 1999.( Returned award Oct. 14th, 2009 )
  • Michigan Technological University Distinguished Teacher Award, 1998. ( Returned award Oct. 14th, 2009 )
  • Member of Academy of Teaching Excellence of Michigan Technological University.( Resigned Oct. 14th, 2009 )
  • Most valuable research project award from Michigan Materials and Processing Institute for 1994/95 year.
  • Member of Editorial Board of The International Journal of Boundary Element Methods Communications. (1994-2004).

    SCHOLARSHIP

    I conduct research in the area of computational mechanics and have developed algorithms for finite element method, finite difference method and boundary element method. A list of selected publication and brief description of software development can be obtined by clicking on the links below.


  • Selected Publications
  • Computer Program BEAMUP

    Textbooks


    Mechanics of Materials Mechanics of Materials, Second Edition Intermediate Mechanics of Materials Intermediate Mechanics of Materials, Second Edition Oxford University Press Free Online Oxford University Press Expanding Educational Horizons, madhuvable.org 2002-2009 2009- 2007-2013 2014- ISBN:0-19-513337-4 ISBN:978-0-19-518855-4 ISBN: 978-0-9912446-0-7


    Teaching

    I teach and have taught the following courses

    Undergraduate Courses

  • MEEM 2110 Static
  • MEEM 2700 Introduction to Dynamics
  • MEEM 2150 Introduction to Mechanics of Materials
  • MEEM 4150 Intermediate Mechanics of Materials
  • MEEM 4450 Introduction to Finite Elements
  • MEEM 4900 Senior Design I
  • MEEM 4910 Senior Design II

    Graduate Courses

  • MEEM 5150 Advanced Mechanics of Materials
  • MEEM 5170 Finite Element and Variational Methods in Engineering
  • MEEM 5990 Special Topics: Plates
  • MEEM 5990 Special Topics: Boundary Element Method in Engineering

  • Educational Material

    Textbook, Sample Syllabus, Lecture Slides and Sample Exams are available as pdf files on the links below.

  • Mechanics of Materials, Second Edition; Online book, Slides, Sample Syllabus, Sample Exams
  • Intermediate Mechanics of Materials, Second Edition; Online book, Slides, Sample Syllabus,Sample Exams
  • Introduction to Finite Element Method Slides, Sample Syllabus,Sample Exams

  • Send comments to:
    mavable@mtu.edu

    Last Updated: January, 2014