Education                                                                                                                                                                                                              [Top]

  • Ph. D. Metallurgy and Materials Science, University of Denver, 1976
  • M.S. Mechanics and Materials Science, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1972
  • B. E. Mechanical Engineering, Osmania University, India,1967



Research Interests                                                                                                                                                                                              [Top]

  • Metal hydrides;
  • Thermal energy storage;
  • Thin and thick film CVD deposition;
  • Vapor pressure measurements;
  • Phase diagrams.


Recent Publications                                                                                                                                                                                             [Top]

  • R. Chellappa, R. Russell, D.Chandra,“Thermodynamic modeling of the C(CH2OH)4–(NH2)(CH3)C(CH2OH)2 binary system,” CALPHAD 28(2004)3-8.
  • D. Chandra, R. Chellappa, W-M. Chien, “Thermodynamic Assessment of Binary Solid State Thermal Storage Materials,” J. Phys. Chem. Solids., (2004) In Press.
  • R. Russell, R. Chellappa, D. Chandra, “Determination of the phase diagram of the binary system C(CH2OH)4–(NH2)(CH3)C(CH2OH)2 by high resolution Guinier diffractometry and differential scanning calorimetry,” CALPHAD 28(2004) 41-48.
  • R. Chellappa, D. Chandra, “Phase diagram calculations of organic "plastic crystal" binaries: (NH2)(CH3)C(CH2OH)2–(CH3)2C(CH2OH)2 system,” CALPHAD 27 (2003) 133-140.
  • D. Chandra, W.M. Chien, V. Gandikotta, and D.W. Lindle, "Heat capacities of "plastic crystal" solid state thermal energy storage materials," Z. Phys. Chem., 216 (2002) 13-25.
  • D. Chandra, H. Mandalia, W.M. Chien, D.W. Lindle, and R. Rudman, "Solid-solid phase transition in trimethylolpropane (TRMP)," 216 (2002) 1-12.
  • D. Chandra, M.L. Garner, and K.H. Lau, "Vapor pressure of osmium, rhodium, and ruthenium carbonyls," Journal of Phase Equilibria, 20 [6] 565-572 (1999).
  • S. Bagchi, D. Chandra, W. Cathey, R. Schwartz, R.C. Bowman, and F.E. Lynch, Rare Earth Science, Technology and Applications, (1997) 75-86.
  • C. Chandra, G. Wang, M.C. Fuerstenau, and R.E. Siemens, "Alkaline roasting of low grade chromite," Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, London, 105 C105-112 (1996).
  • D. Chandra, H. Mandalia, M.L. Garner, M.K. Blakely, and K. Lau, "Line profile analyses of rhodium metal obtained by decomposition of rhodium carbonyl," Advances in X-Ray Analysis, 38 (1995).
  • G.X. Wang, D. Chandra, and M.C. Fuerstenau, "Oxidation of Cobaltite: Part II. Kinetics," Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, 26 [3] 523-528 (1995).
  • G.X. Wang, D. Chandra, and M.C. Fuerstenau, "Oxidation of Cobaltite: Part I. Process Mineralogy," Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, 26 [3] 517-522 (1995).
  • M.L. Garner, D. Chandra, and K.H. Lau, "Low-temperature vapor pressures of W-, Cr-, and Co-carbonyls," Journal of Phase Equilibria, 16 [1] 24-29 (1995).
  • D. Chandra, J.H. Helms, and A. Majumdar, "Ionic conductivities in ordered and disordered phases of plastic crystals, 141 [7] 1921-1927 (1994).
  • D. Chandra, C. Day, and C.S. Barrett, "Low and high temperature structures of neopentylglycol," The Powder Diffraction Journal, 8 [2] 109-117 (1993).
  • J.H. Helms, A. Majumdar, and D. Chandra, "AC conductivities of neopentylglycol and 2 amino-2 methyl-1,3 propanediol," The Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 141 [4] 1048-1055 (1993).
  • D. Chandra, W.N. Cathey, S. Bagchi, S. Lambert, F.E. Lynch, and R.C. Bowman, "Long term thermal cycling studies on LaNi5.2," Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 199 [2] 93-100 (1993).
  • S. Lambert, D. Chandra, F.E. Lynch, W.C. Bowman, "Investigation of hydriding properties of LaNi4.8Sn0.24 and La0.9Gd0.1Ni5 after thermal cycling and aging," Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 187 [1] 113-135 (1993).







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August 20, 2004