Professor

McMaster University
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4L7

Office: JHE 326G (Mail to JHE-310)
Email:
Voice: (905) 525-9140 x27841


  • B.Sc., University of Saugar, 1977
    B.E., Indian Institute of Science, 1980
    M.A.Sc., University of Windsor, 1984
    Ph.D., Washington University (St. Louis), 1988

Research Interests

  • Materials processes and systems
  • Manufacturing processes and systems
  • Metal forming
  • Metallurgy
  • Microscopy
  • Plasticity & formability
  • Process modelling & simulation
  • Steel research
  • Automotive applications
  • Finite element analysis
  • Materials & microstructural engineering
  • Product design & manufacturing
  • Theoretical mechanics
  • Solid mechanics

Specific Research Activities

My field of research is materials forming and deformation behaviour of materials:sheet metal forming in particular, with emphasis on experimental and numerical approaches to material and process assessment under complex stress states.Topics of interest include the following:

  • Formability test design and development for metal forming
  • Experimental studies of materials formability
  • Finite element simulations of forming processes
  • Finite element based metal plasticity analysis
  • Materials deformation modeling
  • Microstructure-mechanical property relationships at large strains


Selected Publications

  • M. Marzouk, M. Jain and S. Shankar, “Effect of Sr-modification on the bendability of cast
    aluminium alloy A356 using digital image correlation method”, Materials Science and
    Engineering A, accepted, 2013 (in press)
  • Y.S. Kim,M.K.Jain n, D.R.Metzger, “Determination of pressure-dependent friction
    coefficient from draw bend test and its application to cup drawing”, International Journal of
    Machine Tools & Manufacture, 56 (2012) 69-78.
  • D. Aole, M.K. Jain , M. Bruhis, “New characterization methods for powder die fill process
    for producing powder metallurgical components”, Powder Technology, 232 (2012) 7-17.
  • Situ, Q., Jain, M., Metzger, D. R., “Determination of FLDs of Sheet Materials with a Hybrid
    Experimental-Numerical Approach”, Inter. J. Mech. Sci., 53 (2011) 707-719.
  • Zhao, C., Jain, M. K., Bruhis, M., Lawcock, R., “An integrated study of die powder fill,
    transfer and compaction processes using digital image correlation method”, Powder
    Technology, 208 (2011) 225-230.
  • Elnagmi, M., Jain, M., Britten, J. F., “Orientation development in solid-state extrusion and
    hot forming of polypropylene tubes”, Polymer Eng. Sci., 51,7 (2011) 1446-1454.
  • Hu, X. H., Wilkinson, D. S., Jain, M., and Mishra, R. K.,“The impact of particle
    distributions and grain-level inhomogeneities on post-necking deformation and fracture in AA5754 sheet alloys during uniaxial tension”, Mater. Sc. & Eng. A528 (2011) 2002-2016.
  • Hu, X. H., Wilkinson, D. S., Jain, M., Mishra, R. K. “A parametric finite element study and an analytical model of particle distributions on post-necking deformation and failure mode in
    AA5754 aluminum alloy sheets”, International Journal of Fracture, 164 (2010) 167-183.
  • X.H. Hu, D.S. Wilkinson, M. Jain, P.D. Wu, R.K. Mishra, A macro-micro-multi-level modeling scheme to study the effect of particle distribution on wrap-bendability of AA5754 sheet alloys, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 210(9), 1232-1242 (2010).
  • Zhang, B., Jain, M., Zhao, C., Bruhis, M., Lawcock, R., Ly, K., “Experimental calibration
    of density dependent modified Drucker-Prager/Cap model using an instrumented cubic die
    for powder compact”, Powder Technology, 204 (2010), 27-41.
  • Hu, X. H., Wilkinson, D. S., Jain, M. K., Mishra, R. K., “The influence of particle shape, volume fraction and distribution on post-necking deformation and fracture in uniaxial tension of AA5754 sheet materials”, Inter. J. solids and structures, (2009), vol. 46/13, pp. 2650-2658.
  • Avramovic-Cingara, G., Saleh, Ch. A. R., Jain, M. K., Wilkinson, D. S., “ Void Nucleation
    and Growth in Dual-Phase Steel 600 in Uniaxial Tension”, Metallurgical Trans. A, Vol.
    40A, (2009), pp. 3117-3127.
  • Avramovic-Cingara, G., Ososkov, Y., Jain, M. K., Wilkinson, D. S., “Effect of Martensite Distribution on Damage Behaviour in DP600 Dual Phase Steels”, Materials Sc. Eng. A, 516 (2009) 7-16.
  • Elnagami, M, Bruhis, M., and Jain, M. K., “Axial Feed Thermoforming of Oriented
    Polypropylene Tubes”, Polymer Engineering and Science, Vol. 49, 3, (2009)514-522.
  • Azhikannickal, E., Jain, M. K., and Bruhis, M., “Effect of Temperature and Strain
    rate on the Constitutive Behaviour of Oriented Polypropylene Tubes”, J. Strain Anal.
    for Eng. Design, 43,7,(2008), 633-643.
  • Azhikannickal, E., Jain, M. K., and Bruhis, M., “Macroscopic yielding of oriented polypropylene (OPP) tubes at elevated temperatures”, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 50(6), (2008) 1065-1074.
  • Hu, X. H., Wilkinson, D. S., Jain, M. K., and Mishra, R. K., “Modeling Strain Localization Using a Plane Stress Two-Particle Model and the Influence of Grain Level Matrix Inhomogeneity”, J. Eng. Mater. Technol., Vol. 130, 2 (2008) 1-10.
  • Kang, J., Wilkinson, D. S., Wu, P. D., Bruhis, M., Jain, M. K., Embury, J. D.,
    Mishra, R. K., “Constitutive Behavior of AA5754 Sheet Materials at Large
    Strains”, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 130, 3 (2008), 1-5.
  • Kang, J., Wilkinson, D. S., Bruhis, M., Jain, M. K., Wu, P-D., Embury, J. D., Mishra, R.
    K. and Sachdev, A. K., “Shear Localization and Damage in AA5754 Aluminum Alloy
    Sheets”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 17, 3 (2008).
  • Azhikannickal, E., Jain, M. K., and Bruhis, M., “Macroscopic yielding of oriented polypropylene (OPP) tubes at elevated temperatures. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 50(6), (2008) 1065-1074.
  • Hu, X. H., Wilkinson, D. S., Jain, M. K., and Mishra, R. K., “Modeling Strain Localization Using a Plane Stress Two-Particle Model and the Influence of Grain Level Matrix Inhomogeneity”, J. Eng. Mater. Technol., Vol. 130, 2 (2008) 1-10.
  • Kang, J., Wilkinson, D. S., Wu, P. D., Bruhis, M., Jain, M. K., Embury, J. D.,
    Mishra, R. K., “Constitutive Behavior of AA5754 Sheet Materials at Large
    Strains”, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 130, 3 (2008), 1-5.
  • Hu, X. H., Jain, M. K., Wilkinson, D. S., Mishra, R. K., “Microstructure-based finite element analysis of strain localization in AA5754 Aluminum Sheet”, Acta Materialia, (2008), vol. 56/13, pp. 3187-3201.
  • Kang, J., Wilkinson, D. S., Bruhis, M., Jain, M. K., Wu, P-D., Embury, J. D., Mishra, R.
    K. and Sachdev, A. K., “Shear Localization and Damage in AA5754 Aluminum Alloy
    Sheets”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 17, 3 (2008).
  • Azhikannickal E, Jain M. K., Bruhis M, “Test methods for the determination of the stress-strain behaviour of oriented polypropylene (OPP) tubes in uniaxial compression”, Polymer Testing 26 (2), (2007) 195-201.
  • Hu, X., Wilkinson, D. S., Jain, M. K., and Mishra, R. K., "Modeling the
    Influence of Grain-level Matrix Inhomogeneity on Strain Localization in the
    Presence of Hard Particles", Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 15, (2007), 893-909.
  • Ososkov, Y., Simpson, T., Jain, M. K., Wilkinson, D. S., “In-situ Measurement of Local
    Strain Partitioning in a Commercial Dual-Phase Steel”, International Journal of Materials
    Research (formerly: Zeitschrift fuer Metallkunde), 98, 8 (2007) 664-673.
  • Kang, J., Wilkinson, D. S., Jain, M. K., Mishra, R. K., “Three
    dimensional Structure of Portevin-Le Chatelier Bands and Shear Bands in Strip
    Cast AA5754 Sheets Using Digital Image Correlation (Paper number 07M-301),
    SAE Transactions, 2007.
  • Duan, X., Jain, M. K., Metzger, D. R., and Wilkinson, D. S., “A Unified Finite Element
    Approach for the Study of Post-Yielding Deformation Behavior of Formable Sheet
    Materials”, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 207 (2007) 689-694.
  • Wu, P. D., Lloyd, D. J., Jain, M. K., Neale, K. W., and Huang, Y., “Effects of Spatial
    Grain Orientation Distribution and Initial Surface Topography on Sheet Metal Necking”,
    Inter. J. of Plasticity, 23 (2007) 1084-1104.
  • Kang, J., Wilkinson, D. S., Malakov, Halim, H. Halim, Jain, M. K., Embury, J. D., amd Mishra, R. K., “Effect of Processing Route on the Spatial Distributions of Constituent Particles and Their Role in the Fracture Process in AA5754 Alloy Sheet Materials”, Mater. Sc. and Engineering A, 456 (2007) 85-92.
  • Duan, X., Jain, M. K., and Wilkinson, D. S., “Development of a Heterogeneous
    Microstructurally Based Finite Element Model for the Prediction of Forming Limit
    Diagram of Sheet Metal”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 37A, 2006.
  • Metzger, D. R., Duan, X., Jain, M. K., Wilkinson, D. S., Mishra, R., Kim, S. and Sachdev, A. K., “The Influence of Particle Distribution and Volume Fraction on the Post-necking Behabiour of Aluminium Alloys”, Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 38 (2006), 1026-1038.
  • Q. Situ, M. Jain and M. Bruhis, “A Suitable Criterion for Precise Determination of
    Incipient Necking in Sheet Materials”, Materials Science Forum, Vol2 519-521
    (2006), pp. 111-116.
  • Wilkinson, D. S., Duan, X., Kang, J., Jain, M. K., and Embury, J. D., “Modeling the Role
    of Microstructure on Shear Instability With Reference to the Formability of Aluminum
    Alloys”, Materials Science Forum, 2, 519-521 (2006), pp. 183-190.
  • Kang, J., Wilkinson, D. S,, Jain, M. K., Embury, J. D., Beaudoin, A. J., Kim, S., Mishra,
    R. and Sachdev, A. K., “On the Sequence of Inhomogeneous Deformation Processes
    occurring during Tensile Deformation of Strip Cast AA5754”, Acta Materialia, 54 (2006)
    209-218.
  • M. Jain, J. Allin, X. Duan and D. J. Lloyd, “Effect of Reverse Dome Stretching on Dome Height and Forming Limits of Sheet Materials”, Mater. Science and Engineering, A390 (2005) 210-216.
  • X. Duan, M. Jain, D. Metzger, J. Kang, D. Wilkinson and J. D. Embury,” Prediction of shear localization during large deformation of a continuous cast Al- Mg sheet”, Materials Science and Engineering A , A394 (2005) 192-203.
  • P. D. Wu, A. Graf, S. R. MacEwen, D. J. Lloyd, M. Jain and K. W. Neale, “On Forming Limit Stress Diagram Analysis”, Inter. J. of Solids and Structures, Vol. 42, 2005, pp. 2225-2241.
  • Q. Situ, M. Bruhis and M. Jain, “Trimming of AA6111-T4 and AA5754-O Automotive Aluminum Sheet Materials”, Inter. J. Forming Processes, 8,4, 2005.
  • X. Duan, M. Jain, M. Bruhis and D. S. Wilkinson, “Experimental and Numerical Study of Intense Shear Banding for Al-Alloy under Uniaxial Tension”, Advanced Materilals Research, Vols. 6-8 (2005), pp. 737-744.
  • J. Kang, M. Jain, D. S. Wilkinson and J. D. Embury, “Microscopic Strain Imaging Using Scanning Electron Microscopy Topography Image Correlation at Large Strain”, J. Strain Analysis, Vol. 40, No. 8, 2005.
  • J. Kang, D. S. Wilkinson, J. D. Embury, M. Jain and Armand J. Beaudoin, “Effect of type-B Portevin-Le Chatelier Bands on the Onset of Necking in Uniaxial Tension of Strip Cast AA5754 Sheets”, Scripta Materialia, 53 (2005), 499-503.
  • X. Duan, M. Jain, D. Metzger, J. Kang, D. Wilkinson and J. D. Embury,” Prediction of shear localization during large deformation of a continuous cast Al- Mg sheet”, Materials Science and Engineering
    (Accepted, 2004).
  • P.D. Wu, M. Jain, J. Savoie, S.R. MacEwen, P. Tugcu and K.W. Neale, “Evaluation of Anisotropic Yield Functions for Aluminum Sheets”, International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 19, pp. 121-138, 2003.