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Textile Science

DEPARTMENT OF TEXTILE SCIENCE

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Physical Address:

CSIR,
Gomery Avenue,
Summerstrand
Port Elizabeth,
South Africa

Postal Address:

CSIR,
P.O. Box 1124,
Port Elizabeth
6000
South Africa

 

Research Interest:

My research interest lies in Mechanics of Flexible Fibrous Assemblies, Mechanical Processing of Textile Materials, Nonwovens and Industrial Textiles, Computational Methods, Fibre Reinforced Composites and Nanotechnology Applications in Textiles.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Some articles of General Interest

  1. CSIR, Airbus to research use of natural fibres for aircraft components, Engineering News, 1st July 2008
  2. Composites examined for potential use in aircraft interiors, Engineering News, 1st July 2008.
  3. Natural Fibres in South Africa – a display and video, Le Bourget Show in Paris, 2009.

 

Books

  1. Textile Sizing, Goswami, B.C., Anandjiwala, R.D. and Hall, D.M., Marcel Dekker (CRC Press), New York, April, 2004, ISBN: 0-8247-5053-5.
  2. Textiles for Sustainable Development, Editors: Anandjiwala R.D., Hunter L., Kozlowski, R.M., and Zaikov G.E., Nova Publishers, New York, July 2007, ISBN: 1-60021-559-9.
  3. Nanotechnology in Fibrous Materials - A New Perspective, Asis Patanaik, Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, R. S. Rengasamy, Anindya Ghosh, and Harinder Pal, Textile Progress Series, Taylor and Francis, 39:2, 67 – 120, 2007, DOI: 10.1080/00405160701407176.
  4. Rajesh D. Anandjiwala and Maya Jacob John (Editors), Proceedings of the Composites2007 Conference, 9-12 December, 2007, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, ISBN 10: 0-620-37679-1  FIBRE REINFORCED COMPOSITES CONFERENCE 2007, ISBN 13:  978-0-620-37679-2.

 

Chapters in Books

  1. Maya Jacob John, Rajesh D. Anandjiwala and Sabu Thomas, Chapter title: 'Characterization of Interfaces in Composites Using Micromechanical Techniques' in 'Handbook of Vinyl Polymers: Radical Polymerization & Technology', Edited by Munmaya K. Misra, pp 689-716, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis, 2009.
  2. Maya Jacob John, Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Sabu Thomas, Chapter title: 'Natural Fiber Reinforced Natural Rubber Composites' in 'Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites'  Edited by Sabu Thomas and Laly A. Pothen, Old City Publishing,  Philadelphia, USA, 2009, ISBN: 978-2-914610-99-5 (Europe), ISBN: 978-1-933153-09-4 (Rest of the World).
  3. Maya Jacob John, Rajesh D. Anandjiwala and Laly A. Pothen  Chapter title: 'Hybrid Composites' in 'Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites' Edited by Sabu Thomas and Laly A. Pothen, , Old City Publishing,  Philadelphia, USA, 2009, ISBN: 978-2-914610-99-5 (Europe), ISBN: 978-1-933153-09-4 (Rest of the World).
  4. Maya Jacob John, Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Surface Modification and Preparation Techniques, Wood House Publishing, Cambridge, UK, ISBN: 978-1-84569-419-7.
  5. Rajesh D. Anandjiwala and Maya Jacob John, Industrial Applications of Natural Fibres: Structure, Properties and Technical Applications, Ch. 9.  Sisal – Cultivation, Processing and Products, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, ISBN-10: 0-470-69508-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-470-69508-1 - John Wiley & Sons.
  6. Asis Patanaik and R. D. Anandjiwala, Modelling Nonwovens using Artificial Neural Network (Chapter 10) in Soft Computing in Textile Engineering (Editor: A. Majumdar), Woodhead Publication, Cambridge, UK, 2010, ISBN 1 84569 663 8.
  7. Asis Patnaik and Rajesh Anandjiwala, Computational Fluid Dynamics in Yarn Engineering, Chapter 5, In: Advances in Mechanics Research, Vol. 1, Ed: Jeremy M. Campbell, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-61728-105-1, 2011.
  8. D. Moyo, A. Patnaik and R.D. Anandjiwala, Process Control in Nonwoven Production, Process Control in Textile Manufacturing, Eds. Majumdar et al. Woodhouse Publishing, 2013.
  9. L. Linganiso and R.D. Anandjiwala, Fibre-reinforced laminates in aerospace engineering, Chapter 4, Advanced Composite Materials for Aerospace Engineering, Elsevier, 2016 (In Press).

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

(current H-Factor = 22, I10 Index = 40 as per Google Scholar

  1. Patnaik, A., and Anandjiwala, R.D., Reasons for Filter Bag Failure and Method Development to Improve its Life Span, Chemical Engineering Technology, Vol. 39, No. 3, 529-534, 2016.
  2. Patnaik, A. and Anandjiwala, R., An optimized melt spinning process to increase the productivity of nanofiber materials, Journal of Industrial Textile, DOI: 10.1177/1528083714551439, Journal of Industrial Textiles, Vo. 45(5), 2016, 1026-1037.
  3. Muniyasamy, Sudhakar; Ofosu, Osei; John, Maya Jacob; Anandjiwala, Rajesh D., Mineralization of Poly(lactic acid) (PLA), Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-valerate) (PHBV) and PLA/PHBV Blend in Compost and Soil Environments, Journal of Renewable Materials, Volume 4, Number 2, April 2016, pp. 133-145(13).
  4. R Kumar, RD Anandjiwala, A Kumar, Thermal and mechanical properties of mandelic acid-incorporated soy protein films, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 123(2), 1273-1279, 2016.
  5. Christopher Ogunleye and Rajesh Anandjiwala, Development of Hydroentangled Nonwoven Fabrics for Protective Garments, Journal of Industrial Textiles, Accepted for publication, February 2015.
  6. Mlando Mvubu, Asis Patnaik, and Rajesh Anandjiwala, Optimization of Process Parameters of Sound Barrier Application, Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics (JEFF), Volume 10, Issue 4, 2015, 47-54.
  7. Mtibe, A., Linda Z. Linganiso, Aji P. Mathew, K. Oksman, Maya J. John, Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, A comparative study on properties of micro and nanopapers produced from cellulose and cellulose nanofibres, Carbohydrate Polymers, Vo. 118, 1-8, March 2015.
  8. Rajesh Anandjiwala, The Role of Natural Fibres in Technical Applications, Indian Journal of Natural Fibers, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 131-144, 2015.
  9. Patnaik, M. Mvubu, S. Muniyasammy, A. Botha, R. Anandjiwala; Thermal and sound insulation materials from waste wool and recycled polyester fibers and their biodegradation studies, Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, Energy and Buildings, Vol. 92, 2015, 161-169,
  10. Linganiso, L.Z,  Bezerra, R., Bhat, S., John, M., Braeuning, R., and Anandjiwala, R.D.; Pultrusion of Flax/poly (lactic acid) Commingled Yarns and Nonwoven fabric, Journal of Thermoplastic Composites, 2014; 27:1553-1572.
  11. Linganiso, L., Kumar, R. and Anandjiwala, R., Effect of Agave Americana Microfiber Content on Poly (furfuryl) Alcohol (PFA) Based Composites, Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, Vol. 8, Issue 3, 2990307, 2014.
  12. Kumar, R., Josse, C. and Anandjiwala, R., Dry and wet mechanical properties of polylactic acid in the presence of canola oil, Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, March 2014.
  13. Moyo, D., Patnaik, A., Anandjiwala, R.; “Optimization of Energy Usage in Hydroentanglement Process”, Textile Research Journal, 2014, Vol. 84(9) 913–923.
  14. Kumar, R., Moyo, D., Anandjiwala, R., “Viscose fabric bonded with soy protein isolate by foam application method”, J. Ind. Textiles, published online December 2013 (In Press).
  15. Kumar, R. and Anandjiwala, R.D., Macadamia Nutshell Powder Filled Poly Lactic Acid Composites with Triacetin as a Plasticizer"Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, 7(5), 541-548, 2013.
  16. Kumar, R., Anandjiwala, R.D., Compression-moulded flax fabric-reinforced polyfurfuryl alcohol bio-composites - Mechanical and thermal properties,  Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry , pp. 1-6, Article in Press.
  17. Vargha, V., Chetty, A., Sulyok, Z., Mihály, J., Keresztes, Z., Tóth, A., Sajó, I., Boguslavsky, L., Functionalisation of polypropylene non-woven fabrics (NWFs) Functionalisation by oxyfluorination as a first step for graft polymerisation, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 109 (2) , pp. 1019-1032, 2012.
  18. John, M.J., Anandjiwala, R., Oksman, K., Mathew, A.P; Melt-spun polylactic acid fibers: Effect of cellulose nanowhiskers on processing and properties, Journal of Applied Polymer Science (In Press).
  19. Chapple, S., Anandjiwala, R.and SInha Ray, S.; Mechanical, thermal, and fire properties of polylactide/starch blend/clay composites, Journal of Thermal Analysis and CalorimetryVolume 113, Issue 2 (2013), Page 703-712, , DOI 10.1007/s10973-012-2776-6.
  20. R. Kumar and Rajesh Anandjiwala, Flax-Fabric-Reinforced Arylated Soy Protein Composites:Brittle-Matrix Behavior, J. of Applied Polymer Science, 124 (4) , pp. 3132-3141, 2012.
  21. Kumar, R and Anandjiwala, R; Biofilms from soy protein isolate and polyfurfuryl alcohol, Plastics, Rubber and Composites, Volume 41, Number 1, February 2012 , pp. 1-7(7), 2012.
  22. R. Kumar and Rajesh Anandjiwala, Alternative fuels from waste cellulosic substrates and poly furfuryl alcohol, Fuel, 93 , pp. 703-705, 2012.
  23. Valencia Jacobs, Asis Patnaik and Rajesh Anandjiwala, Optimization of Process and Solution Parameters in Electrospinning Polyethylene Oxide, Advanced Science Letters, Volume 4, Numbers 11-12, November 2011 , pp. 3590-3595(6).
  24. Abraham, E., Deepa, B., Pothan, L.A., Jacob, M., Thomas, S., Cvelbar, U., Anandjiwala, R., .Extraction of nanoce llulose fibrils from lignocellulosic fibres: A novel approach, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2011, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2011.06.034, Vol. 86(4), 1468-1475, 2011.
  25. Jacobs, V., Patanaik, A., Anandjiwala, R.D., Maaza, M., Optimization of electrospinning parameters for chitosan nanofibres, Current Nanoscience, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 396-401, June 2011. DOI: 10.2174/157341311795542570. 
  26. Paul Wambua and Rajesh Anandjiwala, A Review of Pre-forms for the composites industry, Journal of Industrial Textiles, Journal of Industrial Textiles, Vol. 40, No. 4, April 2011, 210-333. doi:10.1177/1528083709092014.
  27. Yanjun Xie, Callum A. S. Hill, Zaihan Jalaludin, Simon F. Curling • Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Andrew J. Norton, Gary Newman, The dynamic water vapour sorption behaviour of natural fibres and kinetic analysis using the parallel exponential kinetics model, J Mater Sci (2011) 46:479–489. DOI 10.1007/s10853-010-4935-0
  28. Patnaik, V. Jacobs, R.D. Anandjiwala, Role of Jet Path on Uniformity of Electrospun Nanofibers, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 11, No. 2, 1103-1110, 2011.
  29. R. Indu Shekar, T. M. Kotresh, M. S. Subbulakshmi, S. N. Vijayalakshmi, Asis Patanaik, and Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Experimental Measurement and Prediction of Thermal Resistance in Paratrooper Clothing, Journal of Industrial Textiles, Vol. 40, No. 3, January 2011, 213-228. DOI: 10.1177/1528083710366721
  30. M. John and Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Kenaf-Polypropylene Composites: Effect of Amphilic Coupling Agent on Surface Properties of Fibres and Composites, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, Volume 41, Issue 11, November 2010, Pages 1620-1627. doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2010.05.015.
  31. Rakesh Kumar, Mohammed K. Yakubu, Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Effect of Montmorillonite Clay on Flax Fabric Reinforced Poly Lactic Acid Composites with Amphiphilic Additives, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, Volume 41, Issue 11, November 2010, Pages 1620-1627, doi:10.1016/j.compositesa.2010.07.012, 2010.
  32. Rakesh Kumar, Mohammed K. Yakubu, Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Flax Fibre Reinforced Poly Lactic Acid Composites with  Amphiphilic Additives, Plastic Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering 39 (10), pp. 437-444
  33. John, M.J., Bellmann, C., Anandjiwala, R.D. Kenaf-polypropylene composites: Effect of amphiphilic coupling agent on surface properties of fibres and composites (2010) Carbohydrate Polymers, 82 (3), pp. 549-554.
  34. Rakesh Kumar, Mohammed K. Yakubu, Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Biodegradation of Flax Fiber Reinforced Poly Lactic Acid, eXPRESS Polymer Letters, Vol. 4, No.7, 423-430, 2010 as DOI: 10.3144/expresspolymlett.2010.53.
  35. Asis Patanaik, Valencia Jacobs, and Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Performance Evaluation of Electrospun Nanofibrous Membrane, Journal of Membrane Science, Vol. 352, No. 1-2, 136-142, April 2010. doi:10.1016/j.memsci.2010.02.009.
  36. Asis Patnaik and Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Hydroentanglement Nonwoven Filters for Air Filtration and Its Performance Evaluation, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 117 (3), 1325-1331, August (2010).
  37. S.C. Chapple and R. Anandjiwala, Flammability of Natural Fiber-reinforced Composites and Strategies for Fire Retardancy: A Review, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, 23 (6), 871-893, 2010.
  38. Paul M. Wambua and Rajesh Anandjiwala, Failure of Natural Fibre and Hybrid Composites Under Localised Explosive Blast, International Review of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 4, July 2009. Pp 456-460. ISSN 1970-8734.
  39. Asis Patanaik, Rajesh D. Anandjiwala and Lydia Boguslavsky, Development of High Efficiency Particulate Absorbing Filter Materials, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 114, 275–280 (2009).
  40. E. Erasmus and R. Anandjiwala, Studies on Enhancement of Mechanical Properties and Interfacial Adhesion of Flax Reinforced Polypropylene Composites”, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, Volume 22, September, 485-502 (2009).
  41. Maya Jacob John and Rajesh Anandjiwala, Chemical modification of flax reinforced polypropylene composites, Composites Part A, (2009) doi: 10.1016 / j.compositesa.2009.01.007.
  42. Patnaik and R.D. Anandjiwala, Some Studies on Water Permeability of Nonwoven Fabrics, Textile Research Journal, 79(2): 147-153, 2009, DOI: 10.1177/0040517508091313.
  43. R.D. Anandjiwala and John Gonsalves, Nonlinear Buckling of Woven Fabrics, Part II: Recovery from Buckling and Experimental Verification, Textile Research Journal, Vol 79(1): 4–13, (2009), DOI: 10.1177/0040517508091316.
  44. Rajesh Anandjiwala and Lydia Boguslavsky, Development of Needle-Punched Nonwoven Fabrics From Flax Fibres For Air Filtration Applications, Textile Research Journal, Vol. 78(7): 614–624, 2008. DOI: 10.1177/0040517507081837.
  45. R.S. Rengaswami, A.S. Patnaik and R.D. Anandjiwala, Simulation of Airflow in Nozzle-Ring Spinning using CFD: Study on Reduction in Yarn Hairiness and the Role of Air Drag Forces and Angle of Impact of Air Current, Textile Research Journal, Vol 78(5): 412–420, 2008. DOI: 10.1177/0040517507089754.
  46. A.S. Patnaik and R.D. Anandjiwala, Water Flow through the Polypropylene based Geotextiles, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 108, 3876–3880, March 2008.
  47. Anindya Ghosh,1 Asis Patanaik, R. D. Anandjiwala, R. S. Rengasamy, A Study on Dynamic Friction of Different Spun Yarns, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 108, 3233–3238 (2008) (DOI 10.1002/app.27633).
  48. Hajnalka Hargitai, Ilona Racz, and Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Development of HEMP Fiber, Journal of THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITE MATERIALS, Vol. 21, 165-174, March 2008. (DOI: 10.1177/0892705707083949).
  49. Maya Jacob John and Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, 'Recent Developments in Chemical Modification and Characterization of Natural Fiber-Reinforced Composites', Polymer Composites, Vol. 29(2), p 187-207, 2008, DOI 10.1002/pc.20461.
  50. Rajesh D. Anandjiwala and Sunshine Blouw, Composites from Bast Fibres- Prospects and Potential in the Changing Market Environment, Journal of Natural Fibre, Vol. 4(2), 2007, doi:10.1300/J395v04n02_07.
  51. Maya Jacob John, Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Laly A. Pothen, Sabu Thomas, Cellulosic Fibre Reinforced Green Composites, Composite Interfaces, Vol. 14, No. 7–9, pp. 733-751, 2007.
  52. Soukupova, V., Boguslavsky, L. and Anandjiwala, R.D., Studies on the Properties of Biodegradable Wipes Made by the Hydroentanglement Bonding Technique, Textile Research Journal, Vol 77(5): 301–311, 2007 (DOI: 10.1177/0040517507078239).
  53. Rawal A. and Anandjiwala, R.D., Comparative study between needlepunched nonwoven geotextiles structures made from flax and polyester fibres, Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 25, 61–65, 2007. (DOI:10.1016/j.geotexmem.2006.08.001).
  54. Rawal, A., Moyo, D., Soukupova, V. and Anandjiwala, R.D., Studies on the Optimisation of Parameters in Hydroentanglement Process, Journal of Industrial Textiles, Vol. 37, No:3, 207-220, 2007.
  55. Hargitai, H, Racz, I., and Anandjiwala, R.D., Development of Hemp Fibre – PP Nonwoven Composites, Macromol. Symp., 239, 201–208, 2006. (DOI:10.1002/masy.200650726)
  56. Rawal, A. and Anandjiwala, R.D., Relationship between Process Parameters and Properties of Multifunctional Needlepunched Geotextiles, Journal of Industrial Textiles, Volume 35, No. 4, April 2006.
  57. Anandjiwala, R.D. and Gonsalves, J.W., Nonlinear Buckling of Woven Fabrics, Part 1: Elastic and Non-elastic Cases, Textile Research Journal, Vol. 76, No. 2, (2006).
  58. Anandjiwala, R.D., Goswami, B.C., Bragg, C.K., Bargeron, J.D., Structure Property Relationship For Blended Cotton Yarns Made From Low and High Tenacity Fibres, Textile Research Journal, Vol. 69, 129-138 (1999)
  59. Bais-Singh, S., Anandjiwala, R.D., Goswami, B.C., Characterisation of Lateral Contraction Behaviour of Spunbonded Nonwovens During Uniaxial Tensile Deformation, Textile Research Journal, Vol. 66, 131-140 (1996).
  60. Anandjiwala, R.D., Carmical, M., and Goswami, B.C., Tensile Properties and Static Fatigue Behaviour of Cotton Warp Yarns, Textile Research Journal, Vol. 65, 131-149 (1995).
  61. Anandjiwala, R.D., and Goswami, B.C., Reply to “Comments on Tensile Fatigue Behaviour of Staple Yarns”, Textile Research Journal, Vol. 64, 491-492 (1994).
  62. Anandjiwala, R.D., and Goswami, B.C., Tensile Fatigue Behaviour of Staple Yarns, Textile Research Journal, Vol. 63, 392-403 (1993).
  63. Anandjiwala, R.D., and Leaf, G.A.V., Large-scale Extension and Recovery of Plain Woven Fabrics, Part II: Experimental and Discussion, Textile Research Journal, Vol. 61, 743-755 (1991).
  64. Anandjiwala, R.D., and Leaf, G.A.V., Large-scale Extension and Recovery of Plain Woven Fabrics, Part I: Theoretical, , Textile Research Journal, Vol. 61, 619-634 (1991).
  65. Goswami, B.C., Anandjiwala, R.D., and Carmical, M., Engineering Fibre Properties for Newer Spinning Systems, J. of Applied Polymer Science: Applied Polymer Symposium 47, 463-485 (1991).
  66. Leaf G.A.V., and Anandjiwala, R.D., A Generalised Model of Plain Woven Fabrics, Textile Research Journal, Vol. 55, 92-99 (1985).
  67. Swani, N.M., Hari, P.K., and Anandjiwala, R.D., Performance Properties of Terry Towels Made From Open-end and Ring-spun Yarns, Indian J. of Textile Research, Vol. 9, 90-94 (1984).
  68. Anandjiwala, R.D., Divetia, A.S., and Roy, P.R., Hardness – A Measure of Yarn Package Density, J. Textile Association, Vol. 43, 43-46 (1982).

 

PUBLISHED IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  1. Rakesh Kumar and Rajesh Anandjiwala, Flax Fibre Reinforced Arylated Soy Protein Isolate, 18th International Conference on Composite Materials, 22-26 August 2011, Jeju, Korea.
  2. Maya John and Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Characterization of Viscoelastic Properties of Flax Reinforced Polypropylene Composites, 17th International Conference on Composite Materials, 27-31 July 2009, Edinburgh, UK.
  3. Asis Patanaik and Rajesh Anandjiwala, Modelling Water Permeability in Needle-punched Nonwovens using Finite Element Analysis, Accepted for Presentation in Sixth South African Conference on Computational and Applied Mechanics (SACAM08), Cape Town, 26-28th March 2008. ISBN: 978-0-620-43166-8
  4. Paul Wambua, Rajesh Anandjiwala Genevieve Langdon and Gerald Nurick, Blast Testing Of Natural Fibre And Hybrid Composites, in proceedings, 29th International Conference SAMPE EUROPE, Hotel Mercure, Porte de Versailles “EXPO”, Paris, France, 31st  March to 2nd April, 2008, ISBN: 978-3-9522677-7-6.
  5. Asis Patanaik, Valencia Jacobs, Rajesh D. Anandjiwala1, Experimental Study and Modelling of the Electrospinning Process, The 86th Textile Institute World Conference, Fashion and Textiles: Heading Towards New Horizons, 18-21 November 2008, Hong Kong, ISBN: 978-962-367-628-1.
  6. P.M. Wambua, Maya John and Rajesh Anandjiwala, Low velocity impact on cotton and hybrid composites, in proceedings of the Fibre Reinforced Composites Conference, Port Elizabeth, 9-12 Dec. 2007.  ISBN-13: 978-0-620-37679-2, ISBN–10: 0-620-37679.
  7. Asis Patanaik, Rajesh Anandjiwala, John Gonsalves, and Lydia Boguslavsky, “Modelling Pore Size Distributions in Needle Punched Nonwoven Structures Using Finite Element Analysis”, Presented in Finite Element Modelling of Textiles and Textile Composites Conference held at St-Petersburg, Russia, 26-28th September, 2007.
  8. B.R.Guduri,  C.Khoathane, R. D. Anandjiwala, A. De Vries,  E.R. Sadiku, and L. Van Wyk, Effect of Water Absorption on Mechanical Properties of Flax Fibre Reinforced Composites, 6th International Conference on Composite Science and Technology, ICCST6, Durban, South Africa, January 2007, ISBN Nos: 1-86840-642-3, 1-86840-643-1.
  9. Rajesh Anandjiwala and Amit Rawal, “An Expert System for the Optimization of Multifunctional Needlepunched Geotextiles, Nonwoven Research Academy, Organised by EDANA, 20-21 April, 2006, Roubaix, France, ISBN-2-930159-57-X.
  10. Rajesh Anandjiwala and Amit Rawal, A comparison Between Properties of Needlepunched Nonwoven Geotextiles Produced from Natural and Synthetic Fibres, Nonwovens ~ Enhancing and Protecting Our Lives, TANCON 2006, University of Tennessee, 18-20 April 2006, Knoxville, USA. 
  11. Soukupova, V., Boguslavsky, L. and Anandjiwala, R.D., Studies on Properties of Biodegradable Wipes Made by Hydroentanglement Bonding Technique, FAO/ESCORENA International Conference “Textiles for Sustainable Developments”, 23-27 October, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
  12. Hajnalka Hargitai, Ilona Rácz, Rajesh Anandjiwala, Development of Hemp Fibre Reinforced Polypropylene Composite, 27 June – 1st July, 2005, 15th International Conference on Composite Materials, Durban, South Africa, ISBN: 1-86840-587-7.
  13. Rawal, A. and Anandjiwala, R.D. Characterization of Micro-Mechanical Behaviour of Thermal Bonded Composite Structures, 27 June – 1st July, 2005, 15th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM15), Durban, South Africa, ISBN: 1-86840-587-7.
  14. Anandjiwala, R.D. and Gonsalves, J.W., Nonlinear Buckling of Woven Fabrics, 3rd M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, 13-17 June, 2005, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, ISBN-0-08-044481-4 (CD-ROM).
  15. Anandjiwala, R.D. and Blouw, S., Composites From Bast Fibres - Prospects and Potential in the Changing Market Environment, FAO Global Workshop: Bast Fibrous Plants for Healthy Life,  Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 24-28 October, 2004.
  16. Anandjiwala, R.D. and Boguslavsky, L., Development of Multi-Layered Needle-Punched Nonwoven Fabrics from Flax Fibres for Air Filtration Applications , SIENTEX - FENATEXTIL 2004, Natal, Brazil, 7-10 September, 2004. (Invited all expenses paid by the organizers).
  17. Anandjiwala, R.D., Overview of Problems and Approaches in Modelling Deformations of Fibrous Assemblies, Proceedings of SACAM’04, Fourth South African Conference on Applied Mechanics, 18-21 January 2004, Johannesburg, South Africa, ISBN: 1-86838-336-9.
  18. Anandjiwala, R.D., Role of Advanced Textile Materials in Healthcare, Proceedings of International Conference on Healthcare & Medical Textiles, 8-9 July, 2003, Bolton, UK.
  19. Anandjiwala, R.D., Barkhuysen, F., and Tembo, A., Major Factors Affecting Conversion of Cotton Fibres into Quality Products, Proceedings of World Cotton Research Conference – 3, Cape Town, South Africa, 9 – 13 March 2003.
  20. Anandjiwala, R.D. and Hunter, L., Developments in Technical Applications of Knitted Fabrics, Proceedings of World Congress: Knitting for the 21st Century, William Lee Innovation Centre @ UMIST Manchester, UK, 7-8 October 2002.
  21. Anandjiwala, R.D., and Goswami, B.C. Translation of Fibre Properties to the Mechanical Properties of Yarns and Fabrics, Proceedings of 75th World Conference of The Textile Institute, Globalisation – Technological, Economic and Environmental Imperatives, Atlanta, USA, September 26, 1994.
  22. Anandjiwala, R.D., Goswami, B.C., and Bragg, C.K., Structure-Property Interrelationship for Blended Cotton Yarns Made From Low and High Tenacity Fibres, 1993 Proceedings of Beltwide Cotton Conferences, 1447-1449 (1993).
  23. Anandjiwala, R.D., Goswami, B.C., Bragg, C.K., and Bargeron, J.D., Effect of Blends of Low and High Tenacity Fibres on Properties of Cotton Yarns, 1992 Proceedings of Beltwide Cotton Conferences, 1287-1289 (1992).

 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS IN CONFERENCES

  1. Rajesh Anandjiwala, Invited Presentation, Biocomposites – Opportunities and Threats, 4th International Polymeric Composites Symposium, Exhibition & Brokerage Event, Cesme Altinyunus Resort Hotel, Izmir, Turkey, 7-9 May 2015. (Invited, all costs paid by the organizers).
  2. Rajesh Anandjiwala, Invited Presentation, Technical Applications of Natural Fibres for Value-added Products, Global Textile Congress, Global Textile – Opportunities & Challenges in an Integrated World, Hotel Ambassador, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15th February 2015. (Invited, partial costs paid by the organizers).
  3. Rajesh Anandjiwala, Plenary Presentation, Development of Thermal and Acoustic Nonwovens, 2nd International Conference on Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and prospects (INDUTEC 2014), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India, 22-23 August 2014. (Invited, partial costs paid by the organizers).
  4. Rajesh Anandjiwala, Plenary Presentation, The Role of Natural Fibres in Technical Applications,  International Conference on Natural Fibres organized by The Indian Natural Fibre Society in collaboration with National Institute of Research on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology, Hotel Oberoi Grand, Kolkata, India, 2-3 August 2014. (Invited, all costs paid by the organizers).
  5. Rajesh Anandjiwala, Scientific Keynote Presentation, Natural Fibres as Reinforcements in Biocomposite Applications, The 13th International Symposium on Bioplastics, Biocomposites & Biorefining, ISBBB-2014, Guelph, Canada, 20-23 May 2014.
  6. Rajesh Anandjiwala, Plenary Presentation, “Role of Natural Fibres in Bio-composite Applications”, 1st International Conference on Composites, Biocomposites and Nanocomposites, 2-4 December 2013, Durban, South Africa.
  7. Rajesh Anandjiwala, “The Role of Geotextiles in Geosynthetic Applications”, GeoAfrica, 2nd African regional Confeernce on Geosynthetics, 18-20 November 2013, Accra, Ghana.
  8. Rajesh Anandjiwala, Invited Paper, “Opportunities and Threats to Natural Fibres in Technical Applications”, 1st International Conference on Natural Fibres, Sustainable Materials for Advanced Applications, 9-11 June 2013, Guimaraes, Portugal.
  9. Rajesh Anandjiwala, Invited Paper, “Natural Fibre Composites - Prospects and Potential for Developing Value Added Products”,  2-3rd February 2013, Allepey, Kerala, India. (Invited, all costs paid by the organizers).
  10. Rajesh Anandjiwala, Invited Paper, “"Natural Fibre Composites- Prospects and Potential for Developing Value Added Products", 3rd INTERNATIONAL POLYMERIC COMPOSITES SYMPOSIUM, EXHIBITION and WORKSHOP PROGRAMME, 9-11 November 2012, Izmir, Turkey. (Invited, all costs paid by the organizers).
  11. Rajesh Anandjiwala, Invited Paper, “Potential of Coir Fibres in Technical Applications”, 6-7 February 2012, Allepey, Kerala, India. (Invited, all costs paid by the organizers).
  12. Rakesh Kumar and Rajesh Anandjiwala, Flax Fibre Reinforced Arylated Soy Protein Isolate, 18th International Conference on Composite Materials, 22-26 August 2011, Jeju, Korea.
  13. Rajesh Anandjiwala, Potential of Bamboo Fibres in Composites, Eastern Cape Development Corporation’s Bamboo Symposium, 11-12 August 2011, East London, South Africa (Invited, all costs paid by the organizers).
  14. Rajesh Anandjiwala, Keynote Address, The Role of Research and Development in the Growth of Textile Industries, International Symposium on the Revitalization of the Textile Industry Through Research, Kisumu Hotel, Kenya. (Half of the expenses paid by the organizers).
  15. Rajesh Anandjiwala, Natural Fibre Reinforced Composites for Interior of Aircrafts, The AeroAfrica-EU consortium workshop at Toulouse, France, 2-3 December 2010. (Half of the expenses paid by the organizers).
  16. Rakesh Kumar and Rajesh D. Anandjiwala, Flax Reinforced Thermoset Composites from Polyurfuryl Alcohol, presented at the symposium on Environmentally Benign Materials of International Conference on Advanced Materials, Rio de Janeiro, 20-25 September 2009.
  17. Rajesh Anandjiwala and Amit Rawal, “An Expert System for the Optimization of Multifunctional Needlepunched Geotextiles, Nonwoven Research Academy, Organised by EDANA, 20-21 April, 2006, Roubaix, France.
  18. Rajesh Anandjiwala and Amit Rawal, A comparison Between Properties of Needlepunched Nonwoven Geotextiles Produced from Natural and Synthetic Fibres, Nonwovens ~ Enhancing and Protecting Our Lives, TANCON 2006, University of Tennessee, 18-20 April 2006, Knoxville, USA.
  19. Rácz,I., Hargitai, H., Anandjiwala, R.D., Development of Hemp Fibre Reinforced Polypropylene Composite, FAO/ESCORENA International Conference “Textiles for Sustainable Developments”, 23-27 October, 2005, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
  20. Soukupova, V., Boguslavsky, L. and Anandjiwala, R.D., Studies on Properties of Biodegradable Wipes Made by Hydroentanglement Bonding Technique, FAO/ESCORENA International Conference “Textiles for Sustainable Developments”, 23-27 October, 2005, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
  21. Hajnalka Hargitai, Ilona Rácz, Rajesh Anandjiwala, Development of hemp fibre reinforced polypropylene composite, 27 June – 1st July, 2005, 15th International Conference on Composite Materials, Durban, South Africa.
  22. Rawal, A. and Anandjiwala, R.D. Characterization of Micro-Mechanical Behaviour of Thermal Bonded Composite Structures, 27 June – 1st July, 2005, 15th International Conference on Composite Materials, Durban, South Africa.
  23. Anandjiwala, R.D. and Gonsalves, J.W., Nonlinear Buckling of Woven Fabrics, 3rd M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, 13-17 June, 2005, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA.
  24. Anandjiwala, R.D. and Blouw, S., Composites From Bast Fibres - Prospects and Potential in the Changing Market Environment, FAO Global Workshop: Bast Fibrous Plants for Healthy Life,  Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 24-28 October, 2004.
  25. Anandjiwala, R.D.,  Short Course, Basic Fabric Geometry, Yarn Mechanics and Fabric Mechanics, SIENTEX – FENATEXTIL 2004, Natal, Brazil, 7-10 September, 2004. (Invited all expenses paid by the organizers).
  26. Anandjiwala, R.D. and Boguslavsky, L., Development of Multi-Layered Needle-Punched Nonwoven Fabrics from Flax Fibres for Air Filtration Applications , SIENTEX - FENATEXTIL 2004, Natal, Brazil, 7-10 September, 2004. (Invited all expenses paid by the organizers).
  27. Anandjiwala, R.D., Recent Advances in Nonwovens, Nonwoven Workshop, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 27th August, 2004.
  28. Anandjiwala, R.D., Overview of Problems and Approaches in Modelling Deformations of Fibrous Assemblies,  Proceedings of SACAM’04, Fourth South African Conference on Applied Mechanics, 18-21 January 2004, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  29. Anandjiwala, R.D., Role of Advanced Textile Materials in Healthcare, MEDTEX03, Conference & Exhibition on Healthcare & Medical Textiles, Bolton, U.K., 8-9 July 2003. (Invited, part of expenses from NRF Mobility Grant)
  30. Anandjiwala, R.D., Barkhuysen, F., and Tembo, A., Major Factors Affecting Conversion of Cotton Fibres into Quality Products, World Cotton Research Conference – 3, Cape Town, South Africa, 9 – 13 March 2003.
  31. Anandjiwala, R.D., Developments in Technical Applications of Knitted Fabrics, World Congress: Knitting for the 21st Century, William Lee Innovation Centre @ UMIST Manchester, UK, 7-8 October 2002
  32. Anandjiwala, R.D., and Goswami, B.C., “Static Fatigue Behaviour of Cotton Warp Yarn”, The Fiber Society, Fall General Meeting, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, November 1994.
  33. Anandjiwala, R.D., and Goswami, B.C., “Translation of Fiber Properties to the Mechanical Properties of Yarns and Fabrics”, 75th World Conference of The Textile Institute: Globalization-Technological, Economic and Environmental Imperatives, Atlanta, USA, September 1994.
  34. Bais, S., Anandjiwala, R.D., and Goswami, B.C., “Measurement of Heterogeneous Strain Development in Nonwoven Fabrics”, Textile Research Institute/Nonwoven Co-operative Research Centre Symposium, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, May 1994.
  35. Anandjiwala, R.D., Goswami, B.C., and Bragg, C.K., “Structure-Property Interrelationship for Blended Cotton Yarns Made From Low and High Tenacity Fibers”, Fall Meeting of Southern Textile Association, South Carolina Division, Clemson University, South Carolina, USA October 1993.
  36. Dhandapani, R., Quin, D., Anandjiwala, R.D., and Goswami, B.C., “measurement of Heterogeneous Strain Development in Nonwoven Fabrics”, Fundamental Research Nonwovens Conference of INDA, Clemson, South Carolina, USA, July 1993.
  37. Anandjiwala, R.D., and Goswami, B.C., “Analysis of Fatigue Phenomenon of Warp Yarns”, Warp Size Technology Symposium of American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Ashville, North Carolina, USA, April 1993.
  38. Anandjiwala, R.D., Goswami, B.C., and Bragg, C.K., “Structure-Property Interrelationship for Blended Cotton Yarns Made From Low and High Tenacity Fibers”, The 1993 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, New Orleans, USA, January 1993.
  39. Anandjiwala, R.D., Dhandapani, R., and Goswami, B.C., “heterogeneous Strain Development in Nonwoven Fabrics”, Nonwoven Co-operative Research Center Workshop, NCSU, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, November 1992.
  40. Anandjiwala, R.D., Goswami, B.C., Bragg, C.K., and Bargeron, J.D., “Effect of Blends of Low and High Tenacity Fibers on Properties of Cotton Yarns”, 1992 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, January 1992.
  41. Goswami, B.C., Anandjiwala, R.D., and Carmical, M., “Engineering Fiber Properties for Newer Spinning Systems”, 1990 Fiber Society Conference, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, August 1990.
  42. Carmical, M., Goswami, B.C., and Anandjiwala, R.D., “Fatigue Phenomena in Staple Yarns”, 1989 Fall Fiber Society Technical Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, November 1989.
  43. Guhaniyogi, P., and Anandjiwala, R.D., “Weaving of Filament Warp on High-speed Automatic Looms”, Symposium on Weaving Filament Warp, Ahmedabad, India, February 1987.

 

POSTER PAPERS

  1. Anandjiwala, R.D., and Goswami, B.C., “Fatigue Phenomena in Staple Yarns”, Gorden Research Conferences on Fiber Science at Colby Sawyer College, New London, New Hampshire, USA, July 1991.
  2. Anandjiwala, R.D., and Goswami, B.C., “Fatigue Behavior of 50/50 Cotton/Polyester Ring and Open-end Spun Warp Yarns”, The Fiber Society Fall General Technical Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, December 1991.
  3. S. Vadász, M. Mkhize, I. Rácz, I. Csikai, and R. Anandjiwala, Surface Treatment Of Bentonite For Preparation Of Fibrous Nanocomposites. Poster presentation: AUTEX 2004, Roubaix, France, 22-24 June 2004.
  4. Anandjiwala, R.D. and Gonsalves, J.W., Computational Modelling of Buckling of Woven Fabrics, CSIR Research & Innovation Conference, Pretoria, 27-28 February, 2006.
Contact information
Dr Rajesh Anandjiwala
Adjunct Professor
Tel: 27 41 5083273
Rajesh.Anandjiwala
@nmmu.ac.za