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Kumar, Ravi
Ravi Kumar Professor ravikfme[at]iitr.ac.in 91-1332-285740
Areas of Interest
  • Thermal Engineering, Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning, Two-phase Flow & Heat Transfer, Instrumentation and Measurements
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Outstanding TeacherIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2011
Star PerformerIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2005-2006
Star PerformerIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2004-2005
Star performerIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2003-2004
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.E.MechancialREC, Bhopal1987
M.Tech.Thermal Engg.REC, Bhopal1990
Ph..D.MechanicalUniversity of Roorkee2000
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Enhancement of Inside Tube Flow Boiling Heat Transfer of Eco-friendly RefrigerantsDepartment of Science & Technology2016
Experimental Investigation of 700 MWe Specific Full Length Channel Deformation (Sagging) BehaviourDepartment of Atomic Energy2016
Experiments in Design Fire Environment Facility Relevant to NPPSDepartment of Atomic Energy2016
Channel heat-up Study under Slumped Fuel Condition for PHWRDepartment of Atomic Energy2016
Sustainable Technologies for Distributed Level Application and Energy Support to Rural DevelopmentDST-FBK Trento (Italy)2015
Assessment of Radiation Heat Transfer for 19 Pin PHWR fuel bundle under Heat-up ConditionDepartment of Atomic Energy2012
Critical Heat Flux Data Collection under Pool Boiling ConditionsDepartment of Atomic Energy2012
Enhancement of Heat Transfer During Condensation of Ozone Safe Refrigerants Over Single HorizontDepartmetn of Science & Technology2011
Studies on Effectiveness of Iodine and Heat Removal from PHWR Primary Containment during LOCA byDepartment of Atomic Energy, Government of India2010
Development of Fire Test Facility for Defining the Design Fire Environment Relevant For NPPsDepartment of Atomic Energy2010
Full Length Channel Heat Up ExperimentsDepartment of Atomic Energy, Government of India2010
Experimental Investigation of the Rewetting of Fuel Rod ClusterDepartment of Atomic Energy, Government of India2009
Experimental Investigation of the Asymmetric Heating of Pressure TubesDepartment of Atomic Energy, Government of India2009
A Parametric Study of Performance of a Coriolis Mass Flow Rate MeterDepartmetn of Science & Technology, Government of India2007
A Study of Forced Convection Condensation of Eco-friendly Refrigerants Inside a Horizontal TubeDepartmetn of Science & Technology, Government of India2005
Channel heat-up Experiment: ballooning of pressure tubeDepartment of Atomic Energy, Government of India2004
Channel Heat-up Experiment: pressure tube sagging in accidental coolant lossDepartment of Atomic Energy, Government of India2002
Center for Heat Transfer Studies In Eco-friendly Refrigeration SystemsMinistry of Human Resources & Development2002
Memberships
  • Institution of Engineers (IE), India, Fellow
  • Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE), Life Member
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Member and Student Branch Advisor
  • Institut International du Froid International Institute of Refrigeration (IIFIIR), Member
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Member
  • Indian Society of Heat and Mass Transfer (ISHMT), Life Member
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
A Study of the Flow Characteristics of Refrigerant HFC-134a Flowing inside a Capillary TubeMd. Kaleem KhanA2004
Performance Evaluation of Double Pass Solar Air Collector with and without Porous MaterialRamani BharatA2005
Investigations on Pool and Cross Flow Boling outside Tube BundlesVikas LakheraA2004
Pool Boiling of NanofluidsR. Kathir RavanA2006
Augmentation of Heat Transfer During Forced Condensation of Refrigerants inside Horizontal TubesRamakant ShrivastavaA2004
Heat Transfer during Condensation of Refrigerants over Single Horizontal Finned tubesPravin P. RathodeA2006
Flow Characteristics of R-407C in Adiabatic and Diabatic Coiled Capillary TubesMadhup K. MittalA2007
Heat Transfer Enhancement by inserts during Condensation of R-245fa inside a Horizontal TubeParmanand KumarA2006
Experimental Simulation of Heat Transfer During the Accidental Coolant LossGopal NandanA2004
A Study on the Rewetting of Hot Surfaces by Impinging Jet Cooling ChitranjanA2009
Asymmetrical ballooning of fuel rod clusterAshwini K. YadavA2009
Enhancement of Heat Transfer during Condensation of RefrigerantsAbhinav GuptaA2009
Study of Flow Boiling Heat Transfer of Refrigerants through TubesArijit KunduA2011
Vapour Condensation of Refrigerant over a Horizontal Integral-Fin TubeSanjeev K. SajjanA2011
Experimental Investigation of Fire in Nuclear Power Plant B. K. DhuranderA2012
Hydrological and Thermal Failures Studies in Nuclear Power PlantsSujay NegiA2013
Assessment of Radiation Heat Transfer for 19 Pins PHWR Fuel Bundle under Heat-up ConditionMukesh SharmaO2012
Rewetting of Fuel Rod Bundle in AHWRMithlesh KumarO2010
A Study on the Flow of Refrigerants Through a Capillary TubeD. Santosh KumarO2013
Investigations on the Condensation of Refrigerants inside a Horizontal TubeAnand SolankiO2014
Effect of Surface Roughness on CHF of a Calendria Tube of a PHWRSubodh K YadavO2014
Investigations on the High Efficiency Solar Heater for Rural ApplicationsAnkit DevO2016
Channel heat-up under Slumped Fuel Condition for PHWRKetan AjayO2016
Experimental Investigation of 700 MWe Specific Full Length Channel Deformation (Sagging) BehaviouMadhuri Bhadauria (Ms.)O2016
Enhancement of Boiling using inside Tube Structures and Related Numerical Under standingDarshan M.BO2016
Large Scale Solid Fuel Fire in an EnclosureMahesh Kumar TiwariO2016
Assessment of Spray Cooling adequacy for 220 MWe Specific Channel under Heatup ConditionBhuvnesh KumarO2017
Augmentation of Heat Transfer during Condensation over Single Horizontal Integral-fin TubesMaheshbhai J. VanjaraO2017
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
XIII ISME ConferenceISME31.12.2003
3rd Uttarakhand State S&T ConferenceUCOST10.11.2008
Indo-German Winter Academy 2009Univ. of Erlangen Germany13.12.2009
National Conference on Fire Research and Engineering: FiRE 2014BARC, Mumbai1.3.2014
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Refrigeration & AirconditioningNational Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning18.7.2016
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisationLevel
India-Trento Program on Advanced Research (ITPAR – PHASE III) DST-FBK Trento ItalyRP
DST-MST (Ukraine) 2008-10Odessa State Academy of Refrigeration, Odessa, UkraineRP
DST-DFG (Germany) 2008-10.Technical University, Dresden, GermanyRP
IIT-DAAD (Germany) faculty exchange, 2007Technical University, Dresden, GermanyRP
Indo-Ireland Cooperative Science Programme 2011-13Trinity College Dublin, IrelandRP
Refereed Journal Papers

LAST FIVE YEARS (2013 onwards) 

  1.  D. Santhosh Kumar, Ravi Kumar, Experimental investigation on flow of R-600a inside a diabatic helically coiled capillary tube: Concentric configuration, Int. J. refrigeration, vol 86, pp, 186-192, 2018
  2. A. Chaudhary, Akhilesh Gupta, Kumar, S., Ravi Kumar, Thermal Environment Induced by Jatropha Oil Pool Fire in a Compartment, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Vol 127, pp. 2397-2415. 2017.
  3.  Sujay Negi, Ravi Kumar, Prasanna Majumdar , D. Mukopadhyay, Full length channel pressure tube sagging study under postulated LOCA with un-availability of ECCS in an Indian PHWR, Nuclear Engineering Design, Vol320, pp. 361-373, 2017.
  4. Sujay Negi, Ravi Kumar, Prasanna Majumdar , D. Mukopadhyay, Full Length Channel Pressure Tube Sagging under Completely Voided Full Length Pressure Tube of an Indian PHWR, Vol 313, pp.236-22, 1017
  5. Chitranjan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Barun Chatterjee, Rewetting of Hot Vertical Rod during Jet Impingement Surface Cooling, Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 52, pp. 1203–1217, 2016.
  6. Chitranjan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Barun Chatterjee, Rewetting of Vertical Hot Surface with Round Water Jet Impingement Cooling, Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol 18 (13), 2017.
  7. Mithlesh Kumar, D. Mukhopadhyay, A. K. Sen, Ravi Kumar, Radial Jet Induced Rewetting Study for Heated Rod, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 79, 283–293, 2016.
  8. A.K. Khatua, Parmanand Kumar, H.N. Singh, Ravi Kumar, Measurement of enhanced heat transfer coefficient with perforated twisted tape inserts during condensation of R‑245fa, Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol (52), pp. 683-692, 2016.
  9. Chitranjan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Barun Chatterjee, Determination of Rewetting Velocity during Jet Impingement Cooling of Hot Vertical Rod, J. Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Vol. 123 (1), pp. 861–871, 2015.
  10. Chitranjan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Barun Chatterjee, Maximum Surface Heat Flux during Jet Impingement Quenching of Vertical Hot Surface, J Enhanced Heat Transfer, Vol. 22 (3), pp. 199–219, 2015.
  11. S.K. Sajjan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Experimental Investigation during Condensation of R-600a Vapour over Single Horizontal Integral Fin Tubes, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 88, pp. 247-255, 2015.
  12. S.K. Sajjan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Experimental Investigation of Vapour Condensation of Iso-butane over Single Horizontal plain tube under different Vapour Pressure, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 76, pp. 435-440, 2015.
  13. Arijit Kundu, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Evaporative heat transfer of R134a and R407C inside a smooth tube with different inclinations, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 76, pp. 523–533, 2014.
  14. Abhinav Gupta, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Condensation of R-134a inside a Helically Coiled tube-in-shell Heat Exchanger, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 54, pp. 279-289, 2014.
  15. Chitranjan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Barun Chatterjee, Effect of Nozzle Geometry on The Rewetting of Hot Surface during Jet Impingement Cooling, Experimental Heat Transfer, Vol. 27, pp.256–275, 2014.
  16. A.K. Yadav, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Chatterjee, B, Deb Mukhopadhyay, Lele H.G., Experimental Investigation on Circumferential and Axial Temperature Gradient over Fuel Channel under LOCA, Heat and Mass Transfer, Vo. 50, pp. 737-746, 2014.
  17. Chitranjan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Barun Chatterjee, Effect of Jet Diameter on the Maximum Surface Heat Flux during Quenching of Hot Surface, Nuclear Engineering Design, Vol. 265, pp. 727-236, 2013.
  18. A.K. Yadav, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Barun Chatterjee, Prasanna Majumdar, Deb Mukhopadhyay, Thermomechanical Behavior of Pressure Tube Under Small Break Loss of Coolant Accident for PHWR, ASME J. of Pressure Vessel Technology, Vol. 135, pp. 041601-1-9, 2013.
  19. Chitranjan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Barun Chatterjee, Determination of rewetting on hot horizontal surface with water jet impingement through a sharp edge nozzle, Int J Thermal Science, Vol. 71 310-323, 2013.
  20. Chitranjan, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, Barun Chatterjee, Determination of Rewetting on Hot Horizontal Surface With Water Jet Impingement Through a Sharp Edge Nozzle, ASME J. Thermal Science and Engineering Applications Vol. 5,  011007-1-10, 2013.
  21. P.C. Ramteke, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta K., P.K. Sharma, Experimental Investigation and CFD Simulation of Hydrocarbon Pool Fire, J. of Applied Fire Science, Vol. 22 (2), pp. 201-222, 2013.
  22. Chitranjan A., O.F. Lyons, Ravi Kumar, Akhilesh Gupta, D.B. Murray, Rewetting of a hot horizontal surface through mist jet impingement cooling, Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer Vol. 58 188–196, 2013.
  23. Yadav, A.K, Prasanna Majumdar, Ravi Kumar, Barun Chatterjee, Akhilesh Gupta, Deb Mukhopadhyay, Experimental simulation of asymmetric heat up of coolant channel under small break LOCA condition for PHWR, Nuclear Engineering and Design. Vol. 255, pp. 138-145, 2013.
  24. A.K. Yadav, Prasanna Majumdar, Ravi Kumar, Barun Chatterjee, Akhilesh Gupta, H.G. Lele, Experimental investigation of symmetric and asymmetric heating of pressure tube under accident conditions for Indian PHWR, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 254, pp. 300-307, 2013.