Mahesh Gupta

Mahesh Gupta

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Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

  • PhD, Rutgers University
  • MTech, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • BTech, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Biography

Gupta’s research is focused on computer simulation of polymer processing and design of plastic parts. Some of the projects he is investigating are: 1) effect of elongational viscosity on polymeric flows, 2) estimation of elongational viscosity for polymeric melts, 3) threedimensional simulation of the flow in ceramic injection molding, 4) mixing of polymers, and 5) optimization of die geometry for polymer extrusion.

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Research Interests

  • Effect of elongational viscosity on polymeric flows
  • Estimation of elongational viscosity for polymeric melts
  • Three dimensional simulation of the flow in ceramic injection molding
  • Mixing of polymers
  • Optimization of die geometry for polymer extrusion

Areas of Expertise

  • Polymer Processing
  • Polymer Rheology
  • Design with Plastics and Composites
  • Finite Element Method

Recent Publications

  • “Mesh Partitioning Technique for Three-Dimensional Simulation of Coextrusion”, M. Gupta, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical (ANTEC) Papers, May 2008, Vol. 54, 217 – 222. Read More
  • “Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Elongational Viscosity effects in a Coat-Hanger Die”, Y. Sun, M. Gupta, J. Dooley, K. A. Koppi, M. A. Spalding, Journal of Plastics Technology, January 2008, Vol. 4, 1 – 14. Read More
  • “Simulation of Distributive and Dispersive Mixing in a Co-rotating Twin-Screw Extruder”, L.Cong and M. Gupta, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical (ANTEC) Papers, May 2008, Vol. 54, 300 – 304. Read More
  • “Elongational Viscosity of LDPEs and Polystyrenes using Entrance Loss Data”, K. Walczak, M. Gupta, K. A. Koppi, J. Dooley, and M. A. Spalding, Polymer Engineering and Science, February 2008, Vol. 48, 223 – 232. Read More
  • “Non-isothermal Simulation of the Flow in Co-rotating and Counter-rotating Twin-Screw Extruders using Mesh Partitioning Technique”, M. Gupta, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical (ANTEC) Papers, May 2008, Vol. 54, 316 – 320. Read More
  • "Balancing of a Profile Die for Glass Run Seal of a Car Using Three-Dimensional Flow Simulation", F. Zacarias, S. Schrader,and M. Gupta, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical (ANTEC) Papers, 2007, 2403 - 2406. Read More
  • "Balancing of Profile Dies using Three-Dimensional Flow Simulation", M. Gupta , F. Zacarias and S. Schrader, Annual Meeting of Polymer Processing Society, July 2006. Read More