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Saran, V.H.
V Huzur Saran Associate Professor saranfme[at]iitr.ac.in 9897280044
Areas of Interest
  • Machine design, Low frequency vibration comfort
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.Sc. (Engg.)Mechanical Engg.Agra University1984
M.E.Machine DesignUniversity of Roorkee1987
Ph.D.Mechanical EngineeringI.I.T. Roorkee2004
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Vertical Dynamics and Ride Analysis of Three wheeled motor vehiclesDST2001
Collaboration in Research & Development of New Curriculum in Sound and VibrationEU-Asia Link Program2008
Influence of Low Frequency Vibration on Activity Comfort while Travelling by Railway VehiclesSwedish International Development Cooperation Agency 2008
Effect of Low Frequency Vibration on Human ComfortDST2011
Road Tests on Motor CyclesTVS Suzuki Ltd., Hosur1997
Analysis and Design Recommendations for Stability and Dynamic Behaviour of Three-Wheeled Motor VehicTVS Motor Co., Hosur2003
Inspection of Mussoorie RopewaysM/s Shail Shekhar Asso., Mussoorie2006
Memberships
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) (HQ. Calcutta), Life Member
  • Indian Society for Mechanical Engineers (HQ. New Delhi), Life Member
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Effect of Low Frequency Vibration on Train Passenger ComfortRamasamy Narayanamoorthy A2006
Effect of Whole Body Vibration on Activity ComfortMahesh K BhiwapurkarA2006
Effect of Low Frequency Vibration on Human ComfortA.S. PrashanthA2009
Effect of Whole Body Vibration on Activity Comfort and Biodynamic ResponseVikas KumarA2011
Development of Biodynamic models for a seated/ standing Human body subjected to Harmonic VibrationsIshbir SinghA2012
Prognostics and Diagnostics of Cylindrical Roller BearingPravajyothi PatraO2016
Diagnostics of Self-aligning Rolling Element Bearing Vivek ParmarO2018
Structural Response of FGM Plate with variable thickness using HSD theory Vineet KumarO2018
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), StockholmTo attend the Consortium meeting of European Commission Asia-Link Programme, "Collaboration in Research and Development of New Curriculum in Sound & Vibration".August 21
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. V.H. Saran and V.K. Goel, “Rolling dynamic stiffness and damping characteristics of small sized pneumatic tyres”, Proc. I. Mech.E, Part D, 214(3), 2000, pp. 243-248.

 

  1. Koona Ramji, V. K. Goel, and V.H. Saran, “Stiffness properties of small sized pneumatic tyres”, Proc. I. Mech.E, Part D, 216, 2002, pp.107-114.

 

  1. M.K. Bhiwapurkar, V.H. Saran, S.P. Harsha, V.K. Goel and Mats Berg,”Influence of Mono-axis Random Vibration on Reading Activity”, Industrial Health, V. 48, 2010,  pp. 675 -681.

 

  1. M.K. Bhiwapurkar, V.H. Saran, S.P. Harsha, “Effect of Multi-axis Whole Body Vibration Exposures and Subject Postures on Typing Performance”, Int. Jnl of Engineering Science and Technology, Vol. 2(8), 2010, pp. 3614-3620.

 

  1. M.K. Bhiwapurkar, V.H. Saran, S.P. Harsha, “Effect of Multi-axis Vibration and Subject Postures on Sketching Distortion”, Int. Jnl of Engineering Science and Technology, Vol. 2(10), 2010, pp.14-24.

 

  1. M. Desta, V.H. Saran, S.P. Harsha, “Effects of Inter-Subject Variability and Vibration Magnitude on Vibration Transmission to Head during Exposure to Whole-Body Vertical Vibration”, Int. Jnl of Acoustics and Vibration, Vol 16, No.2, 2011, pp. 88- 97.

 

  1. M.K. Bhiwapurkar, V.H. Saran, S.P. Harsha, V.K.Goel and Mats Berg, “Effect of magnitudes and directions (mono-axis and multi-axis) of whole body-vibration exposures and subjects postures on the sketching performance”, Proc. I. Mech. E.,Part F, Jnl. Of Rail & Rapid Transit, Vol. 225, No. 1, 2011, pp. 71-83.

 

  1. M. K. Bhiwapurkar, V.H. Saran, S.P. Harsha,Objective and subjective responses of seated subjects while reading Hindi newspaper under multi axis whole-body vibration  Int. Jnl. of Industrial Ergonomics, Vol 141, 2011, pp. 625- 633.

 

  1. M.K. Bhiwapurkar, V. H. Saran, S.P. Harsha, “Quantitative evaluation of distortion in sketching under mono and dual axis whole body vibration”, Industrial Health, V. 49, No. 4, 2011, pp. 410-420.

 

  1. R. Narayanamoorthy, V. H. Saran, “Error Analysis of Task Performance with Laptop in Vibration Environment”, Computers in Human Behaviour, Vol. 27, 2011, pp. 2263-2270.

 

  1. R. Narayanamoorthy, V. H. Saran, "Investigation of activity performance on laptop in vibration environment", Int. Jnl of Industrial Ergonomics 42, 2012, pp 513-524.

 

  1. M. K. Bhiwapurkar, V.H. Saran, S.P. Harsha, Interference in reading an e-paper under Whole-body Vibration exposure with subject posture",  Int. Jnl. of Acoustics and Vibration, Vol 11, No. 2, 2012, pp. 100- 107.

 

  1. Koona Ramji, V. H. Saran, Gupta, A., V.K. Goel and Vinod Kumar, “Road roughness measurements in India”, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), vol. 85, 2004, pp. 193-201.

 

  1. V.H.Saran and Goel, V.K., “Ride Behaviour of Three-Wheeled Vehicle- Model and Optimization” Advances in Vibration Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2007, pp. 65-78.

 

  1. R. Narayanamoorthy, V. K. Goel, V. H. Saran, ‘Vibration measurement- a tool for evaluating activity comfort in trains’, Journal of Instrumentation Society of India, V 39, No.3, Sept. 2009.

 

  1. P. Pul Singh, Jitendra Yadav, M.K. Bhiwapurkar, V.H. Saran, S.P. Harsha, ‘A Futuristic Model for Activity Comfort using Artificial Neural Network’, Special Issue AFTMME ‘10, Indian Jnl. of Engineering Science and Technology, V.4, No. 1, pp. 108-113, February 2010.

 

  1. S.K. Chand, P.P. Chalotra, Prakash Kumar and V. H. Saran, ‘Modal analysis and vibration transmissibility characteristics of human hand arm system under different posture using impact drill machine’, MIT Int. Jnl. Of Mech. Engg., Vol. 3, No. 1, Jan. 2013, pp 43 -50.

 

  1. P.P. Chalotra, S.K. Chand, Prakash Kumar and V. H. Saran, ‘Comparison of the transmission of whole-body vibration to the body segments of standing subjects holding handle and hand rail’, MIT Int. Jnl. Of Mech. Engg., Vol. 3, No. 1, Jan. 2013, pp 63 -68.

 

  1. V. Kumar, V. H. Saran and Rajeev Kumar, “Effect of vibration magnitude and seated posture on reading activity in fore and aft vibration”, Int. Jnl. on Theoretical and Applied Research in Mechanical Engineering,V2, No.2, 2013, pp 49-54.

 

  1. A.S. Prashanth, N.V. Amar Kishore, V. H. Saran and S.P. Harsha, ‘Analysis of Seated Human Body Under Low Frequency Vibrations Using Transmissibility and Driving Point Mechanical Impedance’, Int Jnl of Engg Res & Tech, V.2, No. 6, June 2013, pp. 734 -744.

 

  1. Vikas Kumar, V. H. Saran, ‘A review of the performance of reading activity by seated subjects exposed to whole body vibration’, Int. J. Mech. Eng. & Rob., 1, 2014, pp. 193-198.

 

  1. Vikas Kumar, V. H. Saran, ‘Influence of reading format on reading activity under uniaxial whole body vibration’, Intl. Jnl of Industrial Ergonomics, Vol 44, 2014, pp. 520-527.

 

  1. Ishbir Singh, S.P. Nigam, V.H. Saran, ‘Modal analysis of human body vibration model for Indian subjects under sitting posture’, Ergonomics, October 2014.

 

  1. Vivek gupta, V.H. Saran, Satish C. Sharma, ‘A novel technique to measure the rolling resistance of tyres using force transducer’, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, 2014.

 

  1. Vikas Kumar, V. H. Saran, Influence of postures and vibration magnitude on seat-to-head transmissibility during uniaxial whole body vibration exposure, International Journal of Vehicle Noise and Vibration, Vol.11, No.2, 2015, pp. 149-164.

 

  1. M.K. Bhiwapurkar, V. H. Saran, S. P. Harsha, “Studying the effect of whole body vibration exposures, direction and postures on writing performance of train passengers,” Jnl. of Advances in Vehicle Engineering, Vol. 2, No.1, 2016, pp. 29 – 41,

 

  1. Singh Ishbir, Nigam S.P. and V. H. Saran, ‘Effect of backrest inclination on sitting subjects exposed to WBV’, Procedia Technology, Vol. 23, 2016, pp. 76-83.

 

  1. M.K. Bhiwapurkar, V.H. Saran and S.P. Harsha, “Effect of whole body-vibration exposures, directions and postures on writing performance of train passengers”, Jnl. of Advances in Vehicle Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2016, pp. 29-41.

 

  1. M.K. Bhiwapurkar, V.H. Saran and S.P. Harsha, “Effects of vibration magnitude and posture on seat-to-head-transmissibility responses of seated occupants exposed to lateral vibration, Int. J. Vehicle Noise and Vibration, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2016, pp. 42-59.

 

  1. M.K. Bhiwapurkar, V.H. Saran and S.P. Harsha, “Interference in writing performance under whole-body vibration exposure together with subject posture,” Int. J. of Vehicle Noise and Vibration, Vol.12, No.2, 2016, pp.182 – 198.

 

  1. Vikas Kumar, V. H. Saran, ‘Seat to Head Transmissibility and Reading Discomfort of the Seated Subjects Exposed to Whole Body Vibration’ Intl. Jnl of Acoustics and Vibration, Vol 21,  No.1, 2016, pp. 67-74.

 

  1. Aman Kumar, V. H. Saran, and S. P. Harsha, “Biodynamic modelling of seated human body under whole body vibration exposure using an artificial neural network,” Intl. Jnl of Vehicle Noise and Vibrations, Vol. 13, Nos. 3-4, 2017, pp. 187-199 .

 

  1. Pravajyoti Patra, V Huzur Saran, SP Harsha, “Non-linear dynamic response analysis of cylindrical roller bearings due to rotational speed,” Proc. of the IMechE, Part K: Journal of Multi-body Dynamics, 0 (0), 2018, pp. 1-12.

 

  1. M.K. Bhiwapurkar, V.H. Saran and S.P. Harsha, “Seat to Head Transmissibility during exposure to vertical seat vibration: effects of posture and vibration magnitude” The Intl. Jnl of Acoustics and Vibration (Accepted)