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Materials Engineering

Materials Staff - Dr. Amrita Kundu


Dr. Amrita Kundu
Research Associate

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Dr Amrita Kundu
Dr Amrita Kundu



  • Thermomechanical simulations
  • Quantitative phase transformation
  • Welding physical metallurgy
  • Residual stress characterisation using xray and neutron diffraction



  • Grain size distributions after single hit deformation of a segregated, commercial Nb-containing steel: prediction and experiment: A. Kundu, C. L. Davis and M. Strangwood, Metallurgical and Material Transaction A. Volume 42, Number 9, July 2011, Pages 2794-2806.
  • Pinning of austenite grain boundaries by mixed AlN and NbCN precipitates: A. Kundu, C. L. Davis and M. Strangwood, Solid State Phenomena, Volume 172-174, 2011, Pages 458-463.
  • Effect of strain on recrystallisation during hot deformation in Nb-containing microalloyed steels: A. Kundu, C. L. Davis and M. Strangwood, manuscript accepted for the Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Recrystallisation and Grain Growth IV (ReX & GG IV 2010), Sheffield, UK, 4-9 July 2010.
  • On the utility of high temperature confocal laser scanning microscopy in understanding the phase transformations in metallic materials: M. Attallah, R. Moat, H. Terasaki, M. Preuss, A. Kundu, C. L. Davis, D. Engelberg and J. Marrow, manuscripts submitted for the Proceedings of International Conference on Solid Solid Phase Transformations in Inorganic Materials (PTM 2010), Avignon, France, 6-11 Jun 2010.
  • Effect of strain rate on quasistatic tensile flow behavior of solution annealed 304 austenitic stainless steel at room temperature: A. Kundu and P. C. Chakraborti, Journal of Material Science, Volume 45, Number 20, May 2010, Pages 5482-5489.
  • Modeling of grain size distributions during single hit deformation of a Nb-containing Steel: A. Kundu, C. L. Davis and M. Strangwood, Metallurgical and Material Transaction A. Volume 41, Number 4, April 2010, Pages 994-1002.
  • Grain structure development during reheating and deformation of Niobium-microalloyed steels: A. Kundu, C. L. Davis and M. Strangwood, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Volume 25, Issue 1-3, January 2010, Pages 125-132.   
  • Grain structure development during deformation of segregated Nb microalloyed steel: A. Kundu, C. L. Davis and M. Strangwood, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Thermo-Mechanical simulation and Processing of Steels (SIMPRO 2008), Ranchi, India, 9-11 December 2008.
  • Assessment of mechanical properties of an aged cracker tube material using miniature disc bend tests: A. Kundu, J. K. Chakravartty and M Sundararaman, Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Creep, Fatigue and Creep - Fatigue Interaction, Kalpakkam, India, 24-26 September 2008.
  • Severe plastic deformation of Copper using multiple compression in a channel die: A. Kundu, R. Kapoor, R. Tewari, J.K. Chakravartty, Scripta Materialia, Volume 58, Issue 3, February 2008, Pages 235-238.
  • Effect of reheating temperature on the evolution of microstructure and room temperature tensile and impact properties of direct cooled Nb-bearing microalloyed steel: M. Manna, A. Kundu, P. C. Chakraborti and S. Tarafder, Proceedings International Conference on Microalloyed Steels: Emerging Technologies and Applications, Kolkata, India, 9-11 March 2007.

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