Dr. Dasaroju Gangacharyulu
Professor

Designation:

Professor

Specialization:

Heat Power

Email:

gangacharyulu@thapar.edu

Contact No.: +91-175-2393305, 2393444

Specific areas of specialization::

Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, Nanofluids, Hydrogen Energy, Energy Management, Energy Storage, Design of Heat Exchangers.

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Biography

D. Gangacharyulu is Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India. He obtained his Undergraduate and Postgraduate in Chemical Engineering from University College of Engineering (Autonomous), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. He obtained his Ph.D. in the area of cross flow compact heat exchanger for internal combustion engines from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India. His research interests are heat transfer and fluid flow, nanofluids, heat pipes, heat exchangers, energy, and computational fluid dynamic. He served for 5 years in an industry, 3 years in academics and 11 years in Thapar Centre for Industrial Research and Development, Patiala, India besides the present assignment in Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology from 2002 onwards.

Research Projects

  1. Floating wick type vertical multiple effect diffusion solar still waste heat recovery, DST Sponsored Project, Dr. Madhup Kumar Mittal and Dr. D. Gangacharyulu, (Rs. 11.224 Lac) 2014-2016.
  2. Application software development to evaluate thermal performance of tube type, air to air heat exchangers for caca high rated electrical motors, CG Global R&D, Kanjur Marg, Mumbai, Dr. D. Gangacharyulu and Dr. Rajiv Sharma (Rs. 13.5 Lac) October 2013-October 2014.
  3. Centers of Excellence in Environment and Energy Management of SMEs in Punjab, NPIU, MHRD, New Delhi, (Rs. 498 Lac) 2013.
  4. Computer Aided Design of Heat Exchangers for Diesel Engines, M/s. Greaves Limited, Pune, 1994.
  5. Heat Transfer and Flow Friction Characteristics of Compact Heat Exchangers of 3-YDC Diesel Engines, M/s. Greaves Limited, Pune, 1996.
  6. Thermal Design of Radiator and Aftercooler for Corrugated fin and tube configuration, M/s. Greaves Limited, Pune, 1997.
  7. Thermal Performance Evaluation of Tube Type Air to Air Heat Exchangers for High Rated Electrical Motors, M/s. Crompton Greaves Limited, Mumbai, 2001.
  8. Design Criteria of Cross Flow Compact Plate-Fin Heat Exchanger (In-house), TCIRD, 2001.
  9. Application of heat pipes to CG products, M/s. Crompton Greaves Limited, Mumbai, 1998.
  10. Thermal performance analysis of radiators associated with electrical transformers, M/s. Crompton Greaves Limited, Mumbai, 1999.
  11. Energy Audit of Pulp & Paper Mills – Ballarpur, M/s. Ballarpur Industries Limited, Ballarpur, 1994.
  12. Water Audit for Pulp & Paper Mills - Ballarpur, M/s. Ballarpur Industries Limited, Ballarpur, 1994.
  13. Water Management at BILT, Ashti, M/s. Ballarpur Industries Limited, Ballarpur, 1996
  14. Energy and Water Management at Unit: Shree Gopal, M/s. Ballarpur Industries Limited, 1997.
  15. Studies on Assessment of Pollution Load of M/s Bharat Starch Ind. Ltd., Yamunanagar, 1994.
  16. Environmental Audit at Unit: Shree Gopal, Ballarpur Industries Limited, 1996.
  17. Fans Design Criteria Identification and Present Market Scenario, (In-house), TCIRD, 2000.
  18. Software for Analyzing Thermal Efficiency of Boilers (In-house), TCIRD, 2001.
  19. Energy and Mass balance of Maltose plant.

Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies

  1. IIChE, Kolkatta (Life Member No. 10815)
  2. ISHMT, Chennai (Life Member No. 345)
  3. ISTE, New Delhi (Life Member No. 57565)

Publications and other Research Outputs

SCI Journals (13)

  1. Arvind K. Kaushal, Madhup Mittal and Dasaroju Gangacharyulu, An experimental study of floating wick basin type vertical multiple effect diffusion solar still with waste heat recovery, The International Journal of Desalination, Volume 414, July 2017, pp. 35-45. (SCI) (Impact Factor: 3.756) (http://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2017.03.033)
  2. Arvind K. Kaushal, Madhup Mittal and Dasaroju Gangacharyulu, Development and experimental study of an improved basin type vertical single distillation cell solar still, The International Journal of Desalination, Volume 398, July 2016, pp. 121-132. (SCI) (Impact Factor: 3.756) (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2016.07.017)
  3. Harkirat Kaur, D. Gangacharyulu and V.P. Agrawal, Coding, Evaluation, Comparison, Ranking and Optimal Selection of Nanoparticles with Heat Transfer Fluids for Thermal Systems, International Journal of Particulate Science and Technology, DOI: 10.1080/02726351.2016.1208695 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02726351.2016.1208695) on July 12, 2016. (SCI) (Impact Factor: 0.707)
  4. Arshdeep Kaur, D. Gangacharyulu, Pramod K. Bajpai, Catalytic hydrogen generation from NaBH4/H2O system: effects of catalyst and promoters, Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 34, No. 04, 2017. Accepted via email dated September 30, 2016. (SCI) (Impact Factor: 1.043)
  5. Harkirat Sandhu and D. Gangacharyulu, An experimental study on stability and some thermophysical properties of multiwalled carbon nanotubes with water-ethylene glycol mixtures, International Journal of Particulate Science and Technology, ID UPST-2015-0814.R1, Taylor & Francis, Accepted for publication by email dated April 08, 2016. (SCI) (Impact Factor: 0.707) [DOI: 10.1080/02726351.2016.1180335]
  6. Bhupinder Singh Bhullar, Dasaroju Gangacharyulu, Sarit Kumar Das, Temporal deterioration in thermal performance of screen mesh wick straight heat pipe using surfactant free aqueous nanofluids, The Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, An international journal, Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, January 2017, Volume 53, Issue 1, pp 241–251, (SCI) (I.F. 0.946). HAMT-D-15-00091R2. DOI: 10.1007/s00231-016-1785-6.
  7. Bhupinder Singh Bhullar, Dasaroju Gangacharyulu, Sarit Kumar Das, Augmented Thermal Performance of Straight Heat Pipe Employing Annular Screen Mesh Wick and Surfactant Free Stable Aqueous Nanofluids, The Journal of Heat Transfer Engineering, An international journal, Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Volume 38, Issue 2, 2017, pp 217-226.. (SCI) (I.F. 0.814). DOI:10.1080/01457632.2016.1177418.
  8. Arshdeep Kaur, D. Gangacharyulu, Pramod K. Bajpai, Kinetic studies on NaBH4/H2O hydrogen storage system with CoCl2 as catalyst, The Journal of Bulgarian Chemical Communications, Volume 48, Number 2 (pp. 295 – 301) 2016. (SCI) (I.F. 0.349).
  9. Richa Saxena, Dasaroju Gangacharyulu and Vijaya Kumar Bulasara, Heat transfer and pressure drop characteristics dilute alumina-water nanofluids in a pipe at different power inputs, The Journal of Heat Transfer Engineering, An international journal, Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Volume 37, Issue 18, 2016, pp. 1554–1565 (SCI) (I.F. 0.814). [Heat Transfer Engineering 02/2016; 37(18). [DOI:10.1080/01457632.2016.1151298].
  10. Ravi Inder Singh, Mohaptra, S. K. and Gangacharyulu, D., Studies in an Atmospheric Bubbling Fluidized bed Combustor of 10MW Power Plant Based on Rice Husk, (Paper No. ECM-D-07-00701R1), Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 49, Issue 11, November 2008, pp 3086-3103. (5 year Impact Factor: 2.465, Impact Factor: 1.944)
  11. Vikas Kumar, Gangacharyulu, D., and Ram Gopal Tathgir, Heat Transfer Studies of a Heat Pipe, Journal of Heat Transfer Engineering, Volume 28, Issue 11, November 2007, pp 954 – 965. (Impact Factor: 1.232) [Heat Transfer Engineering 11/2007; 28(11):954-965. DOI:10.1080/01457630701421810]
  12. Grewal, G.S., Sood, D., Gangacharyulu, D., and Shenoy, S.C., Effect of Low Sulphidity Regime-Stationary Kraft Liquor Environment on the Corrosion Behavior of Structural Steels, Journal TAPPI, Vol. 84, No. 2, February 2001, pp. 1-13. (Impact Factor = 0.474)
  13. Gangacharyulu, D., Singh, G. and Sharma, J.K., Performance Evaluation of a Radiator in a Diesel Engine - A Case Study, International Journal of Applied Thermal Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 19:6, June 1999, pp. 625-639. (Impact Factor = 2.739)

Non-SCI Journals (33)

  1. Mohit Thakur, D. Gangacharyulu & Gurpreet Singh, Effect of temperature and multiwalled carbon nanotubes concentration on thermophysical properties of water base nanofluid, International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD) ISSN (P): 2249-6890; ISSN (E): 2249-8001 Vol. 7, Issue 4, Aug 2017, pp. 151-160. (Impact Factor (JCC): 6.8765 & NAAS Rating: 3.11)

  2. Mahesh Juneja and D. Gangacharyulu, Effect of Volume Fraction on Particle Size Distribution in Alumina based Nanofluids, Journal of Thermal Energy Systems (MAT Journals), Volume 2, Issue 1, 2017, pp 27-32.

  3. Amarinder Singh, Sumeet Sharma and D. Gangacharyulu, Study of Heat Transfer of Aluminium Oxide in Water and Ethylene Glycol based Nanofluid in Single Pass Multi Tube Cross Flow Heat Exchanger, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 5, Issue 08, July 2016, pp. 270-277. (I.F. 2.85)

  4. Rajwinder Singh, Sumeet Sharma and D. Gangacharyulu, Effect of TiO2 Nanoparticle Blended Water Diesel Emulsion Fuel on CI Engine Performance and Emission Characteristics, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 5, Issue 07, July 2016, pp. 416-421. (I.F. 2.85) DOI: 10.17577/IJERTV5IS070422.

  5. Atul Saini, Sumeet Sharma, Harkirat Kaur and D. Gangacharyulu, Study of Heat Transfer of Aluminium Oxide Nanofluids using Aluminium Split Flow Microchannels, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278-0181, Vol. 5 Issue 07, July-2016, pp. 277-285.

  6. Atul Saini, Sumeet Sharma, Harkirat Kaur and D. Gangacharyulu, Nanofluids: A Review Preparation, Stability, Properties and Applications, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278-0181, Vol. 5 Issue 07, July-2016, pp. 11-16.

  7. Suveg Singh, Sumeet Sharma and D. Gangacharyulu, Comparative Study of Various Thermo-Physical Properties of Metallic and Oxides Nanofluids, International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology, 4. (7): July 2015, ISSN: 2277-9655, pp. 797 – 803. [Impact factor: 3.785].

  8. Kabir Gaurav, Sumeet Sharma and D. Gangacharyulu, Energy Audit of Boiler at Chandigarh Distillers and Bottlers Limited, Journal of Material Science and Mechanical Engineering, Volume 2, Number 7, April – June, 2015, pp. 16-19. (Print ISSN: 2393-9095).

  9. Sachin Singla, Sumeet Sharma and D. Gangacharyulu, Study of Design Improvement of Intake Manifold of Internal Combustion Engine, International Journal of Engineering Technology, Management and Applied Sciences, Volume 3, Special Issue, ISSN: 2349-4476, March 2015, pp. 234-242.

  10. Varinder Singh, Sumeet Sharma and D. Gangacharyulu, Variation of CuO distilled water based nanofluids properties through circular pipe, International Journal of Engineering Technology, Management and Applied Sciences, Volume 3, Special Issue, ISSN: 2349-4476, March 2015, pp. 414-420.

  11. Sandeep Kumar, Sumeet Sharma and D. Gangacharyulu, Coding, evaluation, and optimum selection of nanofluid in plate heat exchanger using MADM approach, International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Technology (IJEST), Volume 6, Number 8, August 2014, ISSN : 0975-5462, pp 527-539.

  12. Parul Sharma, Sumeet Sharma and D. Gangacharyulu, Review on thermal properties of nanofluids and factors affecting the same, International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Technology (IJEST), Volume 6, Number 8, August 2014, ISSN : 0975-5462, pp 502-519.

  13. Mohit Garg, Sumeet Sharma and D. Gangacharyulu, Processing of End-of-Life Vehicles (ELVS), International Journal of Research in Advent Technology, Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2014, pp. 6-9. [Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2014].

  14. Pradeep Prabhakar, Chanpreet Singh and D. Gangacharyulu, Synthesis and experimental details of thermophysical properties of nanofluids, International Journal of Enterprise Computing and Business Systems, Volume 2 Issue 1 January 2013, ISSN (Online) : 2230-8849 (International Manuscript ID : ISSN22308849-V2I1M8-012013).

  15. Mohit Garg, Sumeet Sharma and D. Gangacharyulu, Gear Oil Drainage from End-Of-Life Vehicles (Elvs): Statistical Results, International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT), 2(9): September, 2013, pp. 2558-2565. [ISSN: 2277-9655, Impact Factor: 1.852].

  16. Anuj Khullar, Sumeet Sharma and D. Gangacharyulu, Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop of Nanofluids containing Aluminum Oxide with Transformer Oil in Horizontal Pipe, International Journal on Theoretical and Applied Research in Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 4, ISBN 2319-3182, 2013, pp. 137-143.

  17. Kamaldeep Singh, Sumeet Sharma and D. Gangacharyulu, Experimental Study of Thermophysical Properties of Al2O3/Water Nanofluid, International Journal of Research in Mechanical Engineering & Technology, Vol. 3, No.2, May – October 2013, pp 229-232.

  18. Mahesh Juneja and D. Gangacharyulu, Experimental Analysis on Influence of Temperature and Volume Fraction of Nanofluids on Thermophysical Properties, International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Computational and Applied Sciences (IJETCAS), 2279-0055, Issue 5, Vol. 3, June-August, 2013, pp. 233-238. (Impact factor 1.237)

  19. Mukesh kumar, Manjit Singh, Chanpreet Singh, Gangacharyulu Dasaroju, Modeling for Heat Conduction Transfer through Porous Media, International Journal of Advances in Computing and Information Technology, September 2012, pp 469-474.( ISSN 2277–9140, doi:10.6088/ijacit.12.15001)

  20. Mukesh kumar, Manjit Singh, Chanpreet Singh, Gangacharyulu, Dimensional Less Analyses of Heat Transfer in Fluid Flow,International Journal of Advances in Computing and Information Technology, September 2012, pp 511-521.( ISSN 2277–9140, doi:10.6088/ijacit.12.15001)

  21. Ravi Inder Singh, SK Mohapatra, D Gangacharyulu, Study of agglomeration in 3.5 MW AFBC using rice husk particles, Int. J. Renewable Energy Technology, Vol. 2, No. 2, April 2011, Inderscience Publishers Ltd., page 120-142 (DOI:10.1504/IJRET.2011.039289).

  22. Ravi Inder Singh, SK Mohapatra, D Gangacharyulu, Fluidized Bed Combustion and Gasification of Rice Husk-A State of Art Review, International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, Vol. 2, No. 4, January 2011, Inderscience Publishers Ltd., pp. 345-372.(DOI: 10.1504/IJRET.2011.042727)

  23. Ravi Inder Singh, Mohaptra, S. K. and Gangacharyulu, D., Three Phase Mathematical Modeling of Catalytic Fluidized Bed Reactors using Bubble Growth along Bed Height, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 2, Number 2, June 2007, pp. 261-278.

  24. Ravi Inder Singh, Mohaptra, S. K. and Gangacharyulu, D., Modelling for exit gas composition of a 10 MW AFBC power plant using rice husk particles, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 2, Number 2, June 2007, pp. 241-260.

  25. Vikas Kumar, Gangacharyulu, D., and Ram Gopal Tathgir, Thermal Performance Evaluation of Heat Pipe Heat Exchangers under Natural Convection, International Journal of Heat Exchangers, R. T. Edwards, Inc., Volume VII, No. 1, June, 2006, pp 103-122.

  26. Gangacharyulu, D., Rajeev Kumar Sharma, Dora, K.B. & Anil Kumar, Thermal Performance Evaluation of Closed Air Circuit Aircooled (CACA) Heat Exchangers for High Rated Electrical Motors – A Case Study, International Journal of Heat Exchangers, R. T. Edwards, Inc., 1524-5608/Vol V (2004), pp 221-238.

  27. Preet Kawal, S., Tathgir, R.G., Gangacharyulu, D., and Grewal, G.S., An Experimental Performance Evaluation of Vortex Tube, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Volume 84, January 2004, pp 149-153.

  28. Vikas kumar, D. Gangacharyulu, Parlapalli M S Rao, R. S. Barve, CFD analysis of cross flow air to air tube type heat exchanger, The PHOENICS Journal of computational fluid dynamics and its applications, Vol. 16 and 17, 2003, UK.

  29. Gangacharyulu, D., Theoretical and Experimental Investigations on Thermal Performance Analysis of Cross Flow Compact Heat Exchangers, Int. J. Heat Exchangers, R. T. Edwards, Inc., 1524-5608/Vol II (2001), pp. 201-218.

  30. Gangacharyulu, D., Singh, G. and Sharma, J.K., ‘Performance Evaluation of After-cooler in Diesel Engines - A Case Study’, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Vol. 80, May 1999, pp. 1-6.

  31. Gangacharyulu, D., Singh, G. and Sharma, J.K., ‘Performance Evaluation of an Oil-cooler in a Diesel Engine - A Case Study’, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Vol. 78, February 1998, pp. 174-179.

  32. Gangacharyulu, D. and Sudhakar, K.G., ‘Energy Management Instrumentation - An Overview’, Journal of Communications in Instrumentation, Vol. 3, No. 1, January-March, 1995, pp. 1-8.

  33. Sharma, J.K., Gangacharyulu, D. and Raju, N. K., ‘Performance Analysis of a Multiple Effect Evaporators in an Integrated paper Mill’, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Vol. 75, October 1994, pp. 1-8.

Awards and Honours

The Master of Engineering thesis entitled “An Experimental Investigation on Heat Transfer Characteristics of a Loop Heat Pipe” won the Second Prize from Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) National Award for best M.E. Thesis in Mechanical Engineering, 2002.

Acknowledgement

Contribution provided for the useful information on energy management has been greatly acknowledged in the book: Pratima Bajpai and Pramod K. Bajpai, Biotechnology in the Pulp and Paper Industry – a route to energy conservation, Pira Technologies Series, Pira International, Surrey, U.K., 1998, ISBN 1 85802 2460.

Description of Research Interests

Apply my strong computational and analytical skills to provide thermal design solutions in Heat transfer & Fluid flow of thermal engineering activities in the industry.