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Vidit Gaur
Vidit Gaur Assistant Professor +91-1332-284909
Areas of Interest
  • Fatigue, Damage, Fracture, Design, Fracture Mechanics,, Modeling of Materials, Failure Analysis, FEM, CPFEM, Environmental Fatigue, Phase-Field
Professional Background
2019PresentProfessor (Asstt.)IIT Roorkee
20162019Lead Researcher (SIP Project)The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
20162016ResearcherIFP Énergies nouvelles (IFPEN), Paris
20102012Executive Engineer (Quality)National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. (NTPC)
Honors and Awards
Erasmus Mundus ScholarshipUPMC, Paris2012
French Embassy ScholarshipIIT Roorkee2009
Educational Details
Ph.D.Solid Mechanics Ecole Polytechnique, Paris2016
M.S.Materials and Structural MechanicsUPMC, Paris2013
B.TechMechanical EngineeringIIT Roorkee2010
Administrative Background
2019PresentWardenRajendra Bhawan
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Investigation on effect of different PWST on fatigue of friction stir welded Al alloysIIT Roorkee2019
Design Certification Of Steel Rack For Glass StorageM/s Asahi India Glass Ltd., Hardwar2019
Load Bearing Capacity of HDPE PipesM/s Prince Pipes and Fittings, Hardwar2019
Problem of multiaxial fatigue in clip connectors used for offshore oil drillingIFP Énergies nouvelles (IFPEN)2013
Fatigue behavior of structural materials for Innovation (SIP - Material Integration)Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)2016
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Machine Design MIN-302UG, III YrSpring
Fracture MechanicsMIN-558PGSpring
Mechanical Engineering DrawingMIN-108UG, I YrSpring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Effect of heat treatment on fatigue behavior of Al-Cu alloysVinay YadavO2018
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Técnico Lisboa, Lisbon (Portugal)Conference PresentationJul 2018
Futuroscope, Poitiers (France)Conference PresentationMay 2018
Hokkaido University, Hokkaido (Japan)SeminarSep 2017
Hyannis (USA)Conference PresentationSept 2016
Cetim, Senlis (France)Conference PresentationNov 2015
Ghent University, Ghent (Belgium)Conference PresentationJul 2015
Escuela Técnica Superior De Ingeniería, Seville (Spain)Conference PresentationJun 2016
Fatigue and Corrosion-Fatigue in Cr-Mo Steel in Biaxial tensionUniversity of Tokyo and NIMS (JAPAN)TJune 2016
Fatigue and Corrosion Fatigue in Biaxial TensionÉcole Polytechnique de Montréal, Quebec (Canada)T2015
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. V.Gaur, V.Doquet, J.Kittel, E.Persent, E.Roguet, “Corrosion fatigue behavior of Cr-Mo steel under biaxial tension”, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures. Submitted. SCI, I.F. 2.6
  2. V.K. Yadav, V.Gaur, IV Singh, “Effect of post-weld heat treatment on mechanical properties and fatigue crack growth rate in welded AA-2024” Materials Science and Engineering A 779 (2020) 139116. SCI, I.F. 4.08
  3. V.Gaur, F.Briffod, M. Enoki, “Micro-mechanical investigation of fatigue behavior of Al-alloys containing surface/superficial defects.” Materials Science and Engineering A 775 (2020) 138925. SCI, I.F. 4.08
  4. V.Gaur, M. Enoki, T. Okada, S. Yomogida, “Physically short and long-crack growth behavior of MIG welded Al-5.8%Mg alloy”, Engineering Fracture Mechanics 209 (2019) 301-316. SCI, I.F. 3.0
  5. V.Gaur, M. Enoki, T. Okada, S. Yomogida, “A study on fatigue behavior of MIG-welded Al-Mg alloy with different filler-wire materials under mean stress”, International Journal of fatigue 107 (2018) 119-129. SCI, I.F. 3.7
  6. V.Gaur, V.Doquet, E.Persent, E.Roguet, “Effect of biaxial cyclic tension on the fatigue life and damage mechanisms of Cr-Mo steel”, International journal of fatigue 87 (2016) 124-131. SCI, I.F. 3.7
  7. V.Gaur, V.Doquet, E.Persent, C.Mareau, E.Roguet, J.Kittel, “Surface versus internal fatigue crack initiation in steel: Influence of mean stress”, International journal of fatigue 82 (2016) 437-448. SCI, I.F. 3.7

​Proceedings in International Conference

  1. V. Gaur, F. Briffod, M. Enoki, “Prediction of fatigue lives of aluminum alloys using crystal plasticity framework”, In proc. of 9th International Advances in Applied Physics & Materials Science Congress & Exhibition, Oludeniz (Turkey), 2019
  2. V. Gaur, M. Enoki, T. Okada, S. Yomogida, “A Crack growth study of MIG-welded Al-Mg alloy”, In proc. of 18th International Conference on New Trends in Fatigue and Fracture, Lisbon (Portugal), 2018
  3. V. Gaur, M. Enoki, T. Okada, S. Yomogida, “Fatigue life and crack growth behavior of post welded Aluminum 5183 alloy”, In proc. of 12th International fatigue congress (Fatigue 2018), Poitiers Futuroscope (France)
  4. V. Gaur, M. Enoki, T. Okada, S. Yomogida, “Influence of Weld Parameters and Filler-Wire on Fatigue Behavior of MIG-Welded Al-5083 Alloy” In: Ambriz R., Jaramillo D., Plascencia G., Nait Abdelaziz M. (eds) Proc. of the 17th International Conference on New Trends in Fatigue and Fracture, Cancun (Mexico) pp. 209-214, Springer ISBN 978-3-319-70365-7
  5. V. Gaur, M. Enoki, “A new model for mean-stress effect on fatigue performance” In proc. of 161st JIM (Japan Institute of Metals) Meeting at Hokkaido University (Japan), September 2017.
  6. V.Gaur, V.Doquet, E.Roguet, E.Persent, “Fatigue behaviour of Cr‐Mo steel in air and in salt water under biaxial tension”, In proc. of International Conference on Fatigue Damage of Structural Materials XI, Hyannis (US), 2016.
  7. V.Gaur, V.Doquet, E.Roguet, E.Persent, “A fatigue criterion to describe the combined effects of biaxial tension and mean stress”, In proc. of 11th International Conference on Multiaxial Fatigue & Fracture, Seville (Spain), 2016.
  8. V.Gaur, V.Doquet, E.Persent, E.Roguet, “Fatigue of clip connectors for offshore drilling risers under combined influence of high mean stress and biaxial tension”, Procedia engineering 133 (2015) 90-101, Fatigue design, Senlis (France), 2015.
  9. V.Gaur, V.Doquet, E.Roguet, E.Persent, “Biaxial fatigue of clip connectors for offshore drilling risers under high mean stress”, In proc. of 4th International Conference on Fracture, Fatigue and Wear, Ghent (Belgium), pp. 7-12, 2015.
  10. V.Gaur, A. Ngassa, V.Doquet, E.Roguet, E.Persent, Fatigue of clip connectors for offshore oil drilling risers under biaxial tension”, Poster In proc. 14th International conference on Fatigue design & Material defects, Paris (France), 2014.