Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar

Patents:

 

 

 

1) S.S. Ramkumar, (2002), “Method for Determining the Frictional Properties of Materials,” US Patent, #6397672 (Date of issue: 06-04-2002).

 

2) S.S. Ramkumar, (2002), “Method for Producing Chemical Protective Composite Substrate ,” US Patent Pending.

 

3) S.S. Ramkumar, (2002), “Ballistic Protection Composite Shield and Method of Manufacturing," US Patent Pending.

 

 

 

Papers/Articles:

 

~2003~

 

 

 

1) S.S. Ramkumar (2003), “Nonwovens: Technology and Specialty Products,” Textile Technology International, pp. 66-67.

 

 

 

2) S.S. Ramkumar and C. Roedel, (2003), “A Study of the Needle Penetration Speeds on the Frictional Properties of Nonwoven Webs: A New Approach,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 89, 3626-3631.

 

 

 

3) C. Roedel and S. S. Ramkumar, (2003), “Surface and Mechanical Property Measurements of H1 Technology Needle punched Nonwovens,” Textile Res. J Vol. 73 (5), 381-385.

 

 

 

4) S.S. Ramkumar, Umrani, A. S., Shelly, D.C., Tock, R. W., Parameswaran, S., and Smith, M. L., "Study of the Effect of Sliding Velocity on the Frictional Properties of Nonwoven Fabric Substrates,” Wear J., (in print).

 

 

 

5) S.S. Ramkumar, D.J. Wood, K. Fox, and S.C. Harlock, (2003), “Development of a Polymeric Human Finger Sensor for Studying the Frictional Properties of Textiles, Part I:  Artificial Finger Development,” Textile Res. Journal Vol. 73 (6), 469-473.

 

 

 

6) S.S. Ramkumar, D.J. Wood, K. Fox, and S.C. Harlock, (2003), “Development of a Polymeric Human Finger Sensor for Studying the Frictional Properties of Textiles, Part II:  Experimental Results, ” Textile Res. Journal Vol. 73 (7), 606-610.

 

 

 

7) S. K. Chinnasami and S.S. Ramkumar, “Development of an Automated Fabric Friction Factor Calculator,” AATCC Review (in print).

 

 

 

8) S.S. Ramkumar, L. Shastri, R.W. Tock, D.C. Shelly, M.L. Smith, Padmanabhan, S., (2003), “Experimental Study of the Frictional Properties of Friction Spun Yarns,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 88 (10), pp. 2450-2454, 2003.

 

 

 

~2002~

 

 

 

9) S.S. Ramkumar, (2002), “Development of Protective Clothing Substrates:  A New Approach,” AATCC Review, Vol. 2 (2), 28-29.

 

10) S.S. Ramkumar, (2002), “Frictional Characterization of Enzyme Treated Fabrics Using a Simple Friction Factor, “AATCC Review, November, Vol. 2(11), pp. 24-27.

 

 

 

~2001~

 

 

 

11) R. Mahmud, and S.S. Ramkumar, (2001), “A Update on Meltblown Technology,” Man-made Textiles in India, Vol. 44 (9), pp. 341-345 (Editorial Panel Reviewed).

 

12) S. S. Ramkumar, (2001), “Developments in Nonwovens Technology: Current Scenario,” ATA Jr., No. 12, pp. 59

 

 

 

~2000~

 

 

 

13) S.S. Ramkumar, (2000), “Tribology of Textile Materials (Note),” Indian Journal of Fibre & Textile Research, Vol. 25, pp.238.

 

14) S.S. Ramkumar, G.A.V. Leaf, and S.C. Harlock, (2000),  “A Study of the Frictional Properties of 1x1 Rib Knitted Cotton Fabrics,” J. Textile Inst., 91, Part 1, No. 3, pp.374-382.

 

 

 

~1999~

 

 

 

15) S.S. Ramkumar, (1999), “Textiles and the High Technology Industry:  An Overview.” Man-made Textiles in India. 52 (8), 302-304, (Editorial Panel Reviewed).

 

Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar, Ph.D.  •  Texas Tech University  •  Department of Environmental Toxicology

Box 41163  •  Lubbock, TX 79409-1163 •  806.885.4567  •  s.ramkumar@ttu.edu