UK’s Institute of Physics publishes Digital book by IIT Madras professor

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Prof K Ramesh, a faculty member at IIT Madras has made the institute proud, as UK based Institute of Physics has published his digital book. Titled ‘Developments in Photoelasticity A Renaissance’, the book is based on decades of research by Prof K Ramesh and his students from IIT Madras.

The book ‘Developments in Photoelasticity A Renaissance’ was released today on February 14, 2022, at a virtual event by Managing Director of Sundaram Brake Linings Ltd. and Founder-CEO of Sundaram Medical Devices (P) Ltd Krishna Mahesh, along with Director IIT Madras Prof. V. Kamakoti, Dean (Alumni and Corporate Relations, IIT Madras, Prof. Mahesh Panchagnula and other faculty and staff of the Institute.

This digital book talks about the use of Photoelasticity to understand complex problems such as understanding biological systems through their locomotion, which can help develop flexible robots for disaster management, improve agricultural production by understanding the stresses developed in plant roots, and the role of needle shape in epidural injections, among other applications.