Faculty and Staff Directory

Vinay Dayal

  • Associate Professor
  • Engineering Associate, Center for Nondestructive Evaluation

Main Office

2353 Howe Hall
Ames, IA 50011-2271
Phone: 515-294-0720
Fax: 515-294-3262




Education

  • Ph.D. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 1987
  • M.S. University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, MO, 1983
  • B.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 1972

Expertise

  • Non-contact and non-invasive methods of flaw detection in composites
  • NDE of wind turbine blades made of composites
  • Composite aerospace structures: design and analysis

Research

Interest Areas

  • Non-contact and non-invasive methods of flaw detection in composites
  • NDE of wind turbine blades made of composites
  • Composite aerospace structures: design and analysis

Selected Publications

  • Nikhil Kumar, Vinay Dayal, and Partha P. Sarkar, Failure of wood-framed low-rise building under tornado wind loads, Engineering Structures, 39, June 2012, pp 79-88.
  • Thampi, H., Dayal, V. and Sarkar, P. P. (2011). “Finite Element Analysis of Interaction of Tornados with a Low-rise Timber Building,” Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol. 99, pp. 369-377.
  • V. Dayal, “Conceptual Design of Unpressurized Shelters on Lunar Surface,” J of Aerospace Engineering, 22(4), Oct. 2009, pp396-402.
  • David K. Hsu, Vinay Dayal, and Daniel J. Barnard, “Heat-Induced Disbonding and Degradation of Adhesive Bonds in Honeycomb Sandwich Structures,” Materials Evaluation, July 2009, pp.843-850.