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Iqbal, Mohd. Ashraf
Mohd. Ashraf Iqbal Associate Professor iqbalfce[at]iitr.ac.in 91-1332-285866
Areas of Interest
  • Impact Mechanics, Crash, Blast, Penetration and Perforation
  • Material Modelling of Concrete, Metals, Ceramics and Composites
  • Development and Testing of Indigenous Ultra High Performance Concrete for Strategic Structures, .
  • Experimental and Computational Mechanics of Brittle Fracture under Extreme Loading, .
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2014Till DateAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20092014Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20072009LecturerIIT Roorkee
20062007LecturerNIT Jalandhar
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Endeavour Research FellowshipThe University of Adelaide2015
Institute Research Fellowship for Outstanding Young FacultyIIT Roorkee2017
Excellence in Academic ResearchThe Institution of Engineers (India) RLC2017
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.Tech.Civil EngineeringJMI1999
M.Tech.Structural EngineeringAMU2002
Ph.D.Impact MechanicsIIT Delhi2006
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
2016Till DateChief WardenRavindra Bhawan
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
The Ballistic Response of Ceramic Targets Under Various Configuration, Prestress and ObliquityDRDO2016
Numerical Study of Dynamic Brittle Fracture in Impact ProblemsDST (Indo-Russian Project)2016
Energy Absorption Characteristics of Prestressed Concrete Elements Under Drop Wt. & Ballistic ImpactDST2015
Experimental and Numerical Investigations of the Ballistic Resistance of Ductile Targets DRDO2011
Numerical Simulation of the Response of Nuclear Containment Subjected to Aircraft CrashAERB2011
Analysis of an Underground Technical Facility Subjected to Impact and Blast LoadingDRDO2010
Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Influence of Boundary Condition on Deformation of Metal PlateDST (Indo-Russian Project)2009
Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Projectile Impact on Metallic PlatesIIT Roorkee2007
Memberships
  • Member of Editorial Board, International Journal of Impact Engineering
  • Member of Editorial Board, Izvestiya of Saratov University: Mathematics. Mechanics. Informatics
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Behaviour of Prestressed Concrete Plates Under High Rate of LoadingA. RajputA2012
Response of Metallic Plates to Small Arms ProjectilesK. SenthilA2010
Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Influence of Boundary Conditions on Deformation of MetalPlateG. TiwariA2011
Finite Element Analysis of Aircraft Crash on Nuclear ContainmentM. R. SadiqueA2010
Finite Element Analysis of FRP Composite StructuresC. H. DevidasA2009
Response of Prestressed Concrete Under Quasi-Static and Dynamic LoadingV. KumarO2013
Response of Ceramics under Ballistic ImpactVenkatesan J.O2014
Constitutive Modelling of Concrete Subjected to High Strain RateKamranO2015
Numerical Study of Dynamic Brittle Fracture in Impact Problems M. K. KhanO2015
Behaviour of Structural Elements under Impact Loading Anil K. GuptaO2017
Constitutive and Structural Behaviour of Ceramics under Dynamic LoadingMd. Mohsin KhanO2017
Characterization of Ultrahigh Performance ConcreteAwadhesh SharmaO2017
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Implast 2016, The 11th International Symposium on Plasticity and Impact Mechanics DRDO11-12-2016
National Workshop on Extreme Loading on Structures DRDO, CSIR27-10-2017
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisationLevel
ResearchThe University of Adelaide, South AustraliaRP
ResearchRussian Academy of SciencesRP
Research and consultancyDefense Research and Development OrganisationRP
ResearchAtomic Energy Regulatory BoardRP
ResearchCentral Building Research InstitutePHD
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. N. A. Siddiqui, M. A. Iqbal, H. Abbas, D. K. Paul. Reliability analysis of nuclear containment without metallic liners against jet aircraft crash. Nuclear Engineering and Design. PP. 11-21. Vol. 224 (2003)
  2. N. K. Gupta, M. A. Iqbal, G. S. Sekhon. Experimental and numerical studies on the behavior of thin aluminum plates subjected to impact by blunt and hemispherical nosed projectiles. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 1921-1944. Vol. 32 (2006)
  3. M. A. Iqbal, N. K. Gupta, G. S. Sekhon. Experimental and numerical studies of behavior of thin aluminum plates subjected to impact by ogive nosed projectiles. Defense Science Journal. PP. 841-852. Vol: 56, No. 5 (2006)
  4. N. K. Gupta, M. A. Iqbal, G. S. Sekhon. Effect of projectile nose shape, impact velocity, and target thickness on deformation behavior of aluminum plates. International Journal of Solids and Structures. PP. 3411-3439.  Vol. 44 (2007)
  5. N. K. Gupta, M. A. Iqbal, G. S. Sekhon. Effect of projectile nose shape, impact velocity and target thickness on the deformation behavior of layered plates. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 37-60. Vol. 35 (2008)
  6. M. A. Iqbal, N. K. Gupta. Energy absorption characteristics of aluminum plates subjected to projectile impact. Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures. PP. 259-287. Vol. 5, No. 4 (2008)
  7. A. Chakrabarti, M. A. Iqbal, P. Agrawal. Damage initiation of laminated FRP composite plates under impact. International Journal of Applied Mechanics and Engineering. PP. 659-682. Vol. 14 (2009)
  8. M. A. Iqbal, A. Chakrabarti, S. Beniwal, N. K. Gupta. 3D numerical simulations of sharp nosed projectile impact on ductile targets. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 185-195. Vol. 37 (2010)
  9. M. A. Iqbal, G. Gupta, N. K. Gupta. 3D numerical simulations of ductile targets subjected to oblique impact by sharp nosed projectiles. International Journal of Solids and Structures. PP. 224-237. Vol. 47 (2010)
  10. M. A. Iqbal, G. Gupta, A. Diwakar, N. K. Gupta. Effect of projectile nose shape on the ballistic resistance of ductile targets. European Journal of Mechanics-A/Solids. PP. 683-694. Vol. 29 (2010)
  11. A. Chakrabarti, H. D. Chalak, M. A. Iqbal, A. H. Sheikh. A new FE model based on higher order zigzag theory for the analysis of laminated sandwich beam with soft core. Composite Structures. PP. 271-279. Vol. 93 (2011)
  12. M. A. Iqbal, N. K. Gupta. Ballistic limit of single and layered aluminum plates. Strain, An International Journal of Experimental Mechanics. PP. 205-219. Vol. 47 (2011)
  13. H. D. Chalak, A. Chakrabarti, M. A. Iqbal, and A. H. Sheikh. Vibration of laminated sandwich beams having soft core. Journal of Vibration and Control. PP. 1422-1435. Vol. 18, No. 10 (2012)
  14. M. A. Iqbal, P. K. Gupta, V. S. Deore, S. K. Tak, G. Tiwari, N. K. Gupta. Effect of target span and configuration on the ballistic limit. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 11-24. Vol. 42 (2012)
  15. M. A. Iqbal, S. Rai, M. R. Sadique, P. Bhargava. Numerical simulation of aricraft crash on nuclear containment structure. Nuclear Engineering and Design. PP. 321-335. Vol. 243 (2012)
  16. A. Chakrabarti, H. D. Chalak, M. A. Iqbal, A. H. Sheikh. Buckling analysis of laminated sandwich beam with soft core. Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures. PP. 1-15. Vol. 9, No. 3 (2012)
  17. H. D. Chalak, A. Chakrabarti, M. A. Iqbal, A. H. Sheikh. An improved C0 FE model for the analysis of laminated sandwich plate with soft core. Finite Element Analysis and Design. PP. 20-31. Vol. 56 (2012)
  18. M. A. Iqbal, A. Diwakar, A. Rajput, N. K. Gupta. Influence of projectile shape and incidence angle on the ballistic limit and failure mechanism of thick steel plates. Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics. PP. 40-53. Vol. 62 (2012)
  19. P. K. Gupta, M. A. Iqbal, G. Tiwari, N. K. Gupta. Effect of configuration and target span on the ballistic resistance. Key Engineering Materials. PP. 52-55. Vol. 535 (2013)
  20. M. A. Iqbal, G. Tiwari, P. K. Gupta. Response of 1100-H12 aluminum targets to varying span and configuration. Key Engineering Materials. PP. 539-542. Vol. 535 (2013)
  21. M. A. Iqbal, S. H. Khan, R. Ansari, N. K. Gupta. Experimental and numerical studies of double-nosed projectile impact on aluminum plates. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 232-245. Vol. 54 (2013)
  22. M. R. Sadique, M. A. Iqbal, P. Bhargava. Nuclear containment structure subjected to commercial and fighter aircraft crash. Nuclear Engineering and Design. PP. 30-46. Vol. 260 (2013)
  23.  H. D. Chalak, A. Chakrabarti, M. A. Iqbal, A. H. Sheikh. Free vibration analysis of laminated soft core sandwich plates. ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics. PP. (011013-1) Vol. 135 (2013)
  24. B. S. Sharma, M. A. Iqbal. P. Bhargava, P. Gundlaplli. Response of containment subjected to missile penetration. Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy. PP. 687-694. Vol. 79, No. 4 (2013)
  25. K. Senthil, M. A. Iqbal. Effect of projectile diameter on ballistic resistance and failure mechanism of single and layered aluminum plates. Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics. PP. 53-64. Vol. 67 (2013)
  26. G. Tiwari, M. A. Iqbal, P. K. Gupta. Influence of target convexity and concavity on the ballistic limit of thin aluminum plates against sharp nosed projectiles. International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology. PP. 365-372. Vol. 6 (2013)
  27. K. Senthil, G. Tiwari, M. A. Iqbal, N. K. Gupta. Impact response of single and layered thin plates. Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy. PP. 705-716. Vol. 79, No. 4 (2013)
  28. K. Senthil, M. A. Iqbal, A. Kumar. Behaviour of cantilever and counterfort retaining walls subjected to lateral earth pressure. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. PP. 167-181. Vol. 8, No. 2 (2014)
  29. H. D. Chalak, A. Chakrabarti, A. H. Sheikh, M. A. Iqbal. C0 FE model based on HOZT for the analysis of laminated soft core skew sandwich plates: bending and vibration. Journal of Applied Mathematical Modelling. PP. 1211-1223. Vol. 38, No. 4 (2014)
  30. G. Tiwari, M. A. Iqbal, P. K. Gupta, N. K. Gupta. The ballistic resistance of thin aluminum plates with varying degrees of fixity along the circumference. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 46-56. Vol. 74 (2014)
  31. G. Tiwari, M. A. Iqbal, P. K. Gupta. Effect of periphery fixity on ballistic limit of thin aluminum plate subjected to blunt and ogival projectile impact. International Journal of Applied Mechanics and Engineering. PP. 379-395. Vol. 19. No. 2 (2014)
  32. M. A. Iqbal, M. R. Sadique, P. Bhargava, N. M. Bhandari. Damage assessment of nuclear containment against aircraft crash. Nuclear Engineering and Design. PP. 586-600. Vol. 278 (2014)
  33. M. A. Iqbal, K. Senthil, P. Bhargava, N. K. Gupta. The characterization and ballistic evaluation of mild steel. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 98-113. Vol. 78 (2015)
  34. M. A. Iqbal, G. Tiwari, P. K. Gupta, P. Bhargava. Ballistic performance and energy absorption characteristics of thin aluminum plates. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 1-15. Vol. 77 (2015)
  35. H. D. Chalak, A. Chakrabarti, A. H. Sheikh, M. A. Iqbal. Stability analysis of laminated soft core sandwich plate using higher order zig-zag plate theory. Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures. PP. 897-907.  Vol. 22 (2015)
  36. M. R. Sadique, M. A. Iqbal, P. Bhargava. Crash analysis of military aircraft on nuclear containment. Structural Engineering and Mechanics. PP. 73-87. Vol. 53 (2015)
  37. M. A. Iqbal, G. Tiwari, P. K. Gupta. Energy Dissipation in Thin Metallic Shells under Projectile Impact. European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids. PP. 37-57. Vol. 59 (2016)
  38. M. A. Iqbal, K. Senthil, P. Sharma, N. K. Gupta. An investigation of the constitutive behavior of Armox 500T steel and armor piercing incendiary projectile material. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 146-164. Vol. 96 (2016)
  39. K. Senthil, B. Arindam, R. Mittal, M. A. Iqbal. Numerical investigations on impact of ogive nosed projectiles on thin plates. Indian Journal of Science and Technology. PP. 1-6. Vol. 9, No. S1 (2016)
  40. M. M. Ansari, A. Chakrabarti, M. A. Iqbal. Effects of Impactor and other Geometric Parameters on Impact Behavior of FRP Laminated Composite Plate. AMSE JOURNALS –2016-Series: Modelling A. PP. 25-44 Vol. 89, No. 1 (2016)
  41. K. Senthil, M. A. Iqbal, P. S. Chandel, N. K. Gupta. Study of Constitutive Behaviour of 7075-T651 Aluminum Alloy. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 171-190. Vol. 108 (2017)
  42. A. Rajput, M. A. Iqbal, and A. Pavlovic. Response of Initially Stressed Concrete Targets under High Rate of Loading. FME Transactions. PP. 517-523. Vol.  45 (2017)
  43. K. Senthil, M. A. Iqbal, N. K. Gupta. Ballistic resistance of mild steel plates of various thicknesses against 7.62 AP projectiles. International Journal of Protective Structures. PP. 177-198. Vol. 8, No. 2 (2017)
  44. G. Tiwari, M. A. Iqbal, P. K. Gupta. Energy absorption characteristics of thin aluminum plate against hemispherical nosed projectile impact. Thin-Walled Structures. PP. 246-257. Vol. 126 (2018)     
  45. K. Senthil, M. A. Iqbal, B. Arindam, R. Mittal, N. K. Gupta. Ballistic Resistance of 2024 Aluminum Plates against Hemispherical, Spherical and Blunt Nose Projectiles. Thin-Walled Structures. PP. 94-105. Vol. 126 (2018)
  46. M. A. Iqbal, A. Rajput, N. K. Gupta. Performance of prestressed concrete targets against projectile impact. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 15-25. Vol. 110 (2017)
  47. M. A. Iqbal, K. Senthil, V. Madhu, N. K. Gupta. Oblique Impact on Single, Layered and Spaced Mild Steel Targets by 7.62 AP Projectiles. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 26-38. Vol. 110 (2017)
  48. A. Rajput, M. A. Iqbal, N. K. Gupta. Ballistic performances of concrete targets subjected to long projectile impact. Thin-Walled Structures. PP. 171-181. Vol. 126 (2018)
  49. A. Rajput, M. A. Iqbal. Ballistic performance of plain, reinforced and pre-stressed concrete slabs under normal impact by an ogival-nosed projectile. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 57-71. Vol. 110 (2017)
  50. P. K. Gupta, M. A. Iqbal, Z. Mohammad. Energy dissipation in plastic deformation of thin aluminum targets subjected to projectile impact. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 85-96. Vol. 110 (2017)
  51. M. R. Sadique, M. A. Iqbal, A. Rawsan, N. K. Gupta. Response of outer containment of an NPP against aircraft crash and induced fire. Thin-Walled Structures. PP. 182-192. Vol. 126 (2018)
  52. M. M. Ansari, A. Chakrabarti, M. A. Iqbal. An experimental and finite element investigation of the ballistic performance of laminated GFRP composite target. Composites Part B: Engineering. PP. 211-226. Vol. 125 (2017)
  53. A. Rajput, M. A. Iqbal. Impact Behaviour of Plain, Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Targets. Materials & Design. PP. 459-474. Vol. 114. (2017)
  54. P. K. Gupta, M. A. Iqbal, Z. Mohammad, A. Baqi, N. K. Gupta. Energy absorption in thin metallic targets subjected to oblique projectile impact: A numerical study. Thin-Walled Structures. PP. 58-67. Vol. 126 (2018)
  55. V. Kumar, M. A. Iqbal, A. K. Mittal. Experimental investigation of prestressed and reinforced concrete plates under falling weight impactor. Thin-Walled Structures. PP. 106-116. Vol. 126 (2018)
  56. K. Senthil, M. A. Iqbal, S. Rupali. Influence of impactor nature, mass, size and shape on ballistic resistance of mild steel and Armox 500T steel. International Journal of Protective Structures. PP. 1-24. Vol. 9, No. 4 (2018)
  57. G. Tiwari, M. A. Iqbal, P. K. Gupta. Impact response of thin aluminium plates and hemispherical shells. International Journal of Crashworthiness. PP. 1-16. (2018)
  58. V. Kumar, M. A. Iqbal, A. K. Mittal. Study of induced prestress on deformation and energy absorption characteristics of concrete slabs under drop impact loading. Construction and Building Materials. PP. 656-675. Vol. 188. (2018)
  59. A. Rajput, M. A. Iqbal, C. Wu. Prestressed concrete targets under high rate of loading. International Journal of Protective Structures. PP. 362–376. Vol. 9, No. 3 (2018)
  60. G. Tiwari, M. A. Iqbal, P. K. Gupta. Impact Response of Thin Aluminium Plate with Varying Projectile Obliquity and Span Diameter. Iranian Journal of Science and Technology. PP. 1-10. (2018)
  61. M. A. Iqbal, V. Kumar, A. K. Mittal. Experimental and numerical studies on the drop impact resistance of prestressed concrete plates. International Journal of Impact Engineering. PP. 98-117. Vol. 123. (2019)