Dr. Satish Kumar
Associate Professor

Designation:

Associate Professor

Specialization:

Thermal Engineering

Email:

satish.kumar@thapar.edu

Education Qualifications

  1. Ph D : Fluid Engineering- 2014 ,Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Title- Study on performance characteristics of centrifugal slurry pump handling water and slurries
  2. M Tech : Thermal Engineering,2004, NIT, SURAT
  3. B Tech : Mechanical Engg,2002,NIT, SURAT.

Experience

  • Total Experience: 14. 0 years
  • Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala: From 03-07-2006 to till date

Teaching Interests:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics, Fluid Machinery, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Turbomachinery

Research Interests:

  • Rheology, Computational fluid dynamics, Erosion wear, solid –liquid flow

Ph.D thesis supervised

  • Manikanwar Singh, Analysis of flow characteristics of slurry transportation system,2017 (Submitted)
  • Kaushal Kumar, Investigation on ash disposal pipeline of thermal power plant for transporting ash slurry at high concentration,2017 (Submitted)
  • Gurprit Singh, Investigation of Rheological and Leaching Characteristics of Ash at Higher Concentrations, 2017 (Submitted)

Ongoing Ph.D thesis: 04 M Tech thesis supervised – 40

Sponsored R & D Projects

  • DST-SERB Project- Experimental investigation and CFD modeling of slurry pipeline for flow of multiparticulate slurry at higher concentrations, 37.10 Lac, 2016-2019(Ongoing).
  • Study of performance of centrifugal slurry pump handling slurry, UGC, 7.268 Lac, 2010, (Completed).
  • Studies of erosion wear for the flow of ash-water slurry, UGC, 8.1 Lac, 2012, (Completed).
  • Evaluation of resistance properties of coal-water slurry flowing through local piping fittings, UGC, 6.440, 2014, (Completed)

Paper published in SCI /SCOPUS Index Journal - 41 Referred Journal - 10

Recent publication in Journal

  • Singh. J, Kumar S and Mohapatra, S. K. (2017), Modeling of Two Phase Solid-Liquid Flow in Horizontal Pipe using Computational Fluid Dynamics Technique, International journal of hydrogen energy, (Accepted).
  • Kumar S., S, Manikanwar and Rath., Dwarika (2017), Computational analysis on disposal of coal slurry at high concentrations through slurry pipeline, International Journal of Coal Preparation and Utilization, (Accepted). •
  • Kumar S., S, Manikanwar, Rath., Dwarika and Kaur Harkirat(2017), Design of slurry transportation pipeline for the flow of muti-particulate coal ash suspension, International journal of hydrogen energy, (Accepted).
  • Singh. G , Kumar S, Mohapatra, S. K and Kumar K. (2017), Comprehensive Characterization of Grounded Bottom Ash from Indian Thermal Power Plant, Journal of Residuals Science & Technology,14, 1,1-10.
  • Singh G, Kumar S., and Mohapatra, S. K (2017). An Investigation Leaching Characteristics for Indian Bottom ash, Materials Today: Proceedings (Accepted).
  • Singh J, Kumar S., and Mohapatra, S. K (2017). Optimization of Erosion Wear Influencing Parameters of HVOF Sprayed Pumping Material for Coal-Water Slurry, Materials Today: Proceedings (Accepted).
  • Kumar P, Singh J and Kumar S. (2017), Effect of natural surfactant on the rheological characteristics of heavy crude oil., Materials Today: Proceedings (Accepted).
  • Singh J; Kumar S. and Mohapatra, S. K (2017), Tribological analysis of WC–10Co–4Cr and Ni–20Cr2O3coating on stainless steel 304, Wear, 376-377, 1105–1111.
  • Kumar K.,Kumar S., Gupta M, Singh G, Singh J.P and Singh J, (2017), Erosion wear investigation of HVOF spray WC10Co4Cr coating on slurry pipeline materials, Coating, 7,4,54,1-11.
  • Singh J; Kumar S. and Mohapatra, S. K (2017), Taguchi’s approach for optimization of Tribo-resistance parameters for SS304, Today Elsevier, (Accepted).
  • Singh S, Garg J,Singh P, Singh G and Kumar S.(2017), Effect of hard faced Cr-alloy on abrasive wear of low carbon rotavator blades using design of experiments, Material Today Elsevier, (Accepted).
  • Kumar S., Singh. G; and Mohapatra, S. K (2017), Leaching characteristics of heavy metal in bottom ash from Indian thermal power plant, Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research, 74(3), 255-258.
  • Singh G, Kumar S., and Mohapatra, S. K(2016). Erosion wear in a slurry Pipe with multisized coal and bottom ash Slurries, Materials Today: Proceedings 4 (2017) 3565–3571
  • Kumar S., Kumar K., and Gupta M.(2016), Characteristics of fly ash in relation of soil amendment, Materials Today: Proceedings 4 (2017) 527–532.
  • Kannojiya.V and Kumar S. (2016), Computational Modeling of Erosion Wear due to Slurry Flow through a Standard Pipe Bend: Effect of Bend Angle, Orientation, Diameter and Slurry Velocity, ICCI-SEM-2017, GIFT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India from 18th - 19th February 2017.
  • Kumar K.,Kumar S., Gupta M., Garg H.C and Singh G (2017), Measurement of Flow Characteristics for Multiparticulate Bottom Ash-water Suspension with Additives, Journal of Residuals Science & Technology,14, 1,11-17.
  • Kumar S., Kumar K., Gupta M and Garg H.C. (2016), Effect of addition of bottom ash on the rheological properties of fly ash slurry at varying temperature, IOP Materials Science and Engineering,149,1-5.
  • Singh J; Kumar S., Singh C. K(2017), Implementation of Fuzzy logic on free convection heat transfer around vertical tube via FORTRAN code, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving,331-341.
  • Pondey B, Ragit S and Kumar S.(2017), Transesterification Process of bitter almond oil and its Fuel Characterization for Diesel Engine Performance, International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), 42, 8, 1-4.
  • Juneja P, Kumar S., Mohapatra, S. K (2017), Influence of Chemical Leaching on Rheology and Ash Reduction of Indian Coal, International Journal of Coal Preparation and Utilization, DOI: 10.1080/19392699.2016.1247053.
  • Singh J; Kumar M; Kumar S., Mohapatra, S. K(2017), Properties of Glass Fiber Hybrid Composites: A Review, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 56, 5, 455–469.
  • Kumar S., Gandhi, B.K., and Mohapatra, S. K.(2016), Leaching characteristics of bottom ash from Thermal power plant, Journal of Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 38, 5, 686–694.
  • Kumar S., S, Manikanwar, and Rath, Dwarika. (2016), Physio-chemical and leaching characteristics of fly and bottom ash, Journal of Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, 38:16, 2377-2382.
  • Singh G, Kumar S., S, Manikanwar and Mohapatra, S. K(2016), Environmental impact assessment of ash disposal system of a thermal power plant, International journal of hydrogen energy, 41 (2016) 15887-15891.
  • Kumar S., Kumar K., and Gupta M.(2016), Characterization of heavy metal trace elements in the fly ash from a thermal power plant, Journal of Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, 38:16, 2370-2376.
  • Kannojiya.V; Kumar S., Mohapatra, S. K;. S, Manikanwar(2016), Simulation of Erosion Wear in Slurry Pipe Line Using CFD, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 852, pp 459-465.
  • Kumar S., Mohapatra, S. K; S, Manikanwar (2016), Comprehensive characterization of Indian bottom ash: Assessment of its potential utilization. Journal of Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 38,18, 2704–2710.
  • Kumar S., Singh. G and Mohapatra, S. K (2016), An assessment of physical, mineral and rheological properties of fly ash for stowing in coal mine. Journal of Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 38, NO. 20, 2955–2962.
  • Kumar S., S, Manikanwar, and Rath, Dwarika. (2015), Influence of particle size distribution and temperature on rheological behavior of coal slurry, International Journal of Coal Preparation and Utilization, 36, 44-49.
  • Kumar S., S, Manikanwar, and Rath, Dwarika. (2015), Mineral characterization of Indian coal, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 10(78), 5-8.
  • Singh G, Kumar S., and Mohapatra, S. K(2015), Erosion wear analysis of slurry piping material using taguchi technique, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 10(78), 1-4.
  • Singh A.,Juneja P, Kumar, U, Kumar, S and Mohapatra, S. K(2015), Influence of particle size and temperature on rheological characteristics of coal oil suspension, International journal of Engineering Technology, Management and Applied sciences, 3,1,44-49.
  • Kumar S., Gandhi, B.K., and Mohapatra, S. K. (2014), Performance characteristics of centrifugal slurry pump with multi-sized particulate bottom and fly Ash mixtures, Particulate Science and Technology, 32:466-476.
  • Chakravarty A., Kumar S., and Mohapatra, S. K. (2014), Transportation performance of highly concentrated coal-water slurries prepared from Indian coals, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 592:869-873.
  • Sharma R, Chakravarty A.and Kumar S.(2014), Physical chemical and Leaching properties of Rolling mill fly ash, International journal of science technology, 1-4.
  • Kumar S., Mohapatra, S. K., and Gandhi, B.K. (2013), Effect of addition of fly ash and drag reducing on the rheological properties of bottom ash, International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, 8(1):1-8.
  • Kumar S., Mohapatra, S. K., and Gandhi, B.K. (2013), Investigation on centrifugal slurry pump performance with variation of operating speed, International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, 8(2): 40-47.
  • Joshi R., Kumar, S.., and Mohapatra S.K. (2011), Simulation of centrifugal slurry pump using k-€ turbulent modelling scheme, International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering, 2(1): 54-62.
  • Singh, J. P., Kumar, S., Mohapatra, S.K. (2011), Computational investigation of centrifugal slurry pump handling bottom ash, International Journal of Fluids Engineering, 3,( 2) :241-249.
  • Kumar S., Dhull, V., and Mohapatra ,S.K.(2011), Experimental Study and Numerical simulation on thermal and structural analysis of tool, International journal of materials sciences, 6:169-184.
  • Kumar S. and Gupta M. (2011), Flow structure and heat transfer analysis in a laminar channel flow with a built-in triangular prism, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 2: 51-63.

Paper in Referred Conferences- 20

  • 1. Kumar S., Mohapatra, S. K., and Gandhi, B.K.(2013), Modeling and simulation of flow distribution of centrifugal slurry pump, The 28th international conference on solid waste technology and management, Widener University, Chester, Philadelphia, U.S.A, 1, 1254-1260.
  • 2. Kumar S., Mohapatra, S. K., and Gandhi, B.K. (2013), Numerical simulation of solid liquid two phase Flow behaviour in Centrifugal slurry Pump, International conference on Powder, Granule and Bulk Solids: Innovations and applications, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India, 1,170-175.
  • 3. Kumar S., and Mohapatra, S. K. (2012). Design of centrifugal pump using computational fluid dynamics, Proceedings of national conference on emerging trends in energy engineering (ETEE-2012), March 2012, DIT Dehradun, 187-190.
  • 4. Kumar L., Kumar, S., and Mohapatra, S. K. (2012), Experimental and CFD analysis of solid suspension in a slurry pot tester, Proceedings of national conference on emerging trends in mechanical engineering (ETME-2012), ITM University, Gurgaon, 357-363.
  • 5. Sharma, A., Kumar, S.., and Rath, D. (2012), Evalution of flow behavior around an aero foil body, proceeding of international conference on applications of the Fluid Engineering, Sept 20-22, 2012.
  • 6. Kumar, S. (2011), Design of ash transportation system, Proceeding of international conference on emerging trends in mechanical engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala (ICETME-2011), 24-26, Feb., 2011, 94-96.
  • 7. Mishra, A., Duddi, R., and Kumar, S.(2011), Dimensionless characteristics of radial flow centrifugal pump using variable frequency drive, Proceeding of international conference on emerging trends in mechanical engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala (ICETME-2011) , 24-26, Feb., 2011, 919-923.

Books/Course Materials

  • Fluid Machinery, 2007, Dhanpat Rai, Publication, New Delhi
  • Power Plant Engineering, 2009, Distance Education Course material, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala,

Organized Seminar / Conferences/Workshop:

  • International conference on emerging trends in mechanical Engineering ( Organizing Secretary), ICETME-2011, 24-26, Feb., 2011
  • DST sponsored two days national workshop on Recent Development in Energy conversion Technology, NWRDEC-2010.( Organizing Secretary), 22-23,March ,2010
  • AICTE sponsored two week SDP on Basics and application of computational fluid dynamics(BCFD-2009), 10-23 ,July2009.
  • P.G. Coordinator- M.E Thermal Engineering – From 01-07-2011 to 31-01-2016
  • Developed the Steam Engineering Lab - 2015-2016 - (17.5 Lakhs )
  • Developed the CFD Lab- 2014-2015
  • Development of the Slurry Erosion testing Lab- 2012-2013- 3.55 Lakhs
  • Development of the Rheological Measurement Lab- 2011-2012- 9.5 Lakhs
  • ISTE-LIF Member
  • In charge Fluid Machinery Lab