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Das Arup Kumar
Das Arup Kumar Assistant Professor akdasfme[at]iitr.ac.in 01332284802
Areas of Interest
  • Two phase flow, Gas-liquid and liquid-liquid flow
  • Microfluidics, Micro mixers and Filters
  • Boiling and condensation, Augmentation of boiling heat transfer coefficient
  • Physics of alcoholic beverages, Bubble formation and its dynamics in beer/champagne
  • Bubble and drop dynamics, wettability gradient and electrowetting
  • Heat transfer, Conduction, convection and radiation heat transfer
  • Numerical methods, Lattice Boltzmann and Smoothed particle hydrodynamics
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2014On GoingAssistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20132014Assistant ProfessorIIT Kharagpur
20122013Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20102011Assistant ProfessorIIT Guwahati
20122012Assistant ProfessorNIT Rourkela
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Young Engineer AwardINSA2015
National Doctoral FellowshipIIT Kharagpur2007
Best Thesis Award, INAEIIT Kharagpur2007
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.E.Mechanical Engg.Jadavpur University Kolkata2003
MS by ResearchThermal EngineeringIIT Kharagpur2006
Ph.D.Mechanical EngineeringIIT Kharagpur2010
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Refrigeration and Air ConditioingMI-407Spring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Lattice Boltzmann simulation of bubble and drop dynamics in a sharp U bendSandeep Shreshth
3-D Lattice Boltzmann Model for Dynamics of Bubbles or Drops Through Inclined Channel and Sudden ConPramod Patil
Numerical Simulation of Dynamic Bubble Column ReactorsAjinkya Vaidya
Application of the Lattice Boltzmann Method for Radiation to the Analysis of Combined Mode ConductioHimanshu Poonia
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Chandan MeenaBoiling Heat Transfer
Parmod KumarNumerical Modeling of Two Phase Flow
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
UPMC, Paris, FrancePost Doctoral Research31-04-2011
Trinity College DublinResearch2014
EPFL, SwitzerlandResearch14-05-2007
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisationLevel
Mixing of stratified liquid layersTrinity College Dublin, IrelandRP
Bubble bursting at free surfaceUPMC, Paris, FranceRP
Development of numerical algorithm for chute formationUniversity of Porto, PortugalRP
Dynamics of sliding bubblesUniversity of Alberta, CanadaRP
Collapse of liquid filmIIT KharagpurPHD
ElectrowettingIIT KharagpurPHD
Fuel cellIIT KharagpurPHD
Books Authored

Das, P. K. and Das A. K., "Critical heat flux for boiling in micro channel" in "Microchannel Phase Change Transport Phenomena" S. Saha and G. P. Celata Eds., Elsevier Publication, 2015.

Das, P. K. and Das A. K., "Instability in flow boiling through micro channel" in "Microchannel Phase Change Transport Phenomena" S. Saha and G. P. Celata Eds., Elsevier Publication, 2015.

Refereed Journal Papers

Patents:

 

  1. “Design and development of structured surface for the enhancement of boiling heat transfer” by Das A.K., Das P.K., Saha P. (Patent No. TI (22)/TIFA/2006 dated 18-08-06)

 

Publications:

International Journal Publications:

  1. Das A.K., Das P.K., Saha P., “Heat transfer during pool boiling based on evaporation from micro and macro layer” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Vol. 49, Issue 19-20, 2006, pp. 3487-3499
  2. Das A.K., Das P.K., Bhattacharyya S., Saha P.,  “Nucleate boiling heat transfer from a structured surface-effect of liquid intake” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Vol. 50, Issue 7-8, 2007, pp. 1577-1591
  3. Das A.K., Das P.K., Saha P., “Nucleate Boiling Of Water From Plane And Structured Surfaces” Experimental Thermal and Fluid science Vol. 31, Issue 8, 2007, pp. 967-977.
  4. Das A.K., Das P.K., Saha P., “Effect Of Rotating Flow Field On Boiling Heat Transfer From Flat Surface” Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer Vol. 14, Issue 1, 2007, pp. 77-91.
  5. Chopkar M., Das A. K., Das P. K., Manna I., “Boiling heat transfer characteristics of ZrO2–water nanofluids from a flat surface in a pool” Heat and Mass Transfer Vol. 44, Issue 8, 2008, pp. 999-1004.
  6. Das A.K., Das P.K., “Bubble evolution through submerged orifice using smoothed particle hydrodynamics: Basic formulation and model validationChemical Engineering Science Vol. 64, Issue 10, 2009, pp. 2281-2290
  7. Das A.K., Das P.K., Thome J.R., “Transition of bubbly flow in vertical tubes: new criteria through CFD simulation” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering Vol. 131, Issue 9, 2009, pp. 091303-1-12. 
  8. Das A.K., Das P.K., Thome J.R., “Transition of bubbly flow in vertical tubes: effect of bubble size and tube diameter” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering Vol. 131, Issue 9, 2009, pp. 091304-1-6.
  9. Das A.K., Das P.K., “Performance of different structured surfaces in nucleate pool boiling” Applied Thermal Engineering Vol. 29, Issue 17-18, 2009, pp. 3643-3653.
  10. Das A.K., Das P.K., “Bubble evolution through submerged orifice using smoothed particle hydrodynamics: effect of different thermo physical properties” Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Research Vol. 48, Issue 18, 2009, pp. 8726-8735.
  11. Das A.K., Das P.K., “Simulation of a sliding drop over an inclined surface using smoothed particle hydrodynamics Langmuir Vol. 25, Issue 19, 2009, pp. 11459-11466.
  12. Das A.K., Das P.K., Saha P., “Applicability of mechanistic model for the prediction of boiling heat transfer for refrigerants“ Heat Transfer Engineering Vol. 31, Issue 5, 2010, pp. 374-382
  13. Das A.K., Das P.K., “Modelling bubbly flow and its transitions in vertical annuli using population balance technique“ International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow Vol. 31, 2010, pp. 101-114
  14. Das A.K., Das P.K., “Estimation of drop shape over a solid surface for variable contact angle and size usingChemical Engineering Science Vol. 65, Issue 13, 2010, pp. 4027-4037
  15. Das A.K., Das P.K., “Multimode dynamics of a liquid drop over an inclined surface with a wettability gradientLangmuir Vol. 26, Issue 12, 2010, pp. 9547-9555.
  16. Das A.K., Das P.K., Saha P., “Some investigations on the enhancement of boiling heat transfer from planer surface embedded with continuous open tunnels“ Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science Vol. 34, 2010, pp. 1422-1431
  17. Das A.K., Das P.K., “Schemes for the fragmentation and merging of droplets resting on a solid substrate using patterned wettability gradient” Langmuir Vol. 26, 2010, pp. 15883-15894.
  18. Vishwakarma V., Das A.K., Das P.K., “Steady state conduction through 2d irregular bodies by smoothed particle hydrodynamics” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Vol. 54, 2011, pp. 314-325.
  19. Das A.K., Das P.K., Saha P., “Formation of gas bubbles from submerged orifices“, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science Vol. 35, 2011, pp. 618-627.
  20. Das A.K., Das P.K., “Incorporation of diffuse interface in smoothed particle hydrodynamics: implementation of the scheme and case studies” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids Vol. 67, 2011, pp. 671-699.
  21. Vishwakarma V., Das A.K., Das P.K., “Analysis of Fourier and non-Fourier heat conduction using smoothed particle hydrodynamicsApplied Thermal Engineering Vol. 31, 2011, pp. 2963-2970.
  22. Das A.K., Das P.K., “Peak structure in downward gas liquid bubbly flow and its transition to slug flow- a numerical investigation”, International Journal of Multiphase Flow Vol. 40, 2012, pp. 136-143.
  23. Das A.K., Patil P.K., Ghosh S., Mishra S.C., Das P.K., “3-D lattice Boltzmann model for asymmetric Taylor bubble and Taylor drop in an inclined channel” Engineerin?g Applicatio?ns of Computatio?nal Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 6, 2012, pp. 383-394.
  24. S. Ghosh, A. Vaidya, A.K. Das, S.C. Mishra, P.K. Das, “Numerical study of dynamics of bubbles using lattice Boltzmann method”, Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Research, Vol. 51, 2012, pp. 6364-6376.
  25. Das A.K., Das P.K., “Bubble evolution and necking at a submerged orifice for the complete range of orifice tilt”, AIChE Journal, Vol. 59, 2013, pp. 630-642.
  26. Sharma, A. K., Agarwal, V., Das, A. K., Ghosh, S., Das, P.K., “Conduction in composite slabs: Reliability of 1-D and 2-D calculations”, Energy and Buidings, Vol. 65, 2013, pp. 242-247.
  27. Mishra S.C., Poonia H., Vernekar R., Das A.K., “Lattice Boltzmann method applied to radiative transport analysis in a planar participating medium”, Heat Transfer Enginering, Vol. 35, 2014, pp. 1267-1278.
  28. Datta, S., Sharma, M., Das, A.K., “Investigation of Upward Climbing Motion of a Droplet over an Inclined Surface Using Electrowetting”, Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Research, Vol. 53, 2014, pp. 6685-6693.
  29. S. Ahmed, S. Sreshth, S. Ghosh, A K. Das, “Study of the Dynamics of a Condensing Bubble Using Lattice Boltzmann Method”, Journal of Computational Multiphase Flow Vol. 7, 2015, pp. 117-128.
  30. Das A. K., Das P. K., “Modeling of liquid–vapor phase change using smoothed particle hydrodynamics”, Journal of Computational Physics Vol. 303, 2015, pp. 125-145.
  31. B. K. Rana, A. K. Das, P. K. Das, “Mechanism of bursting Taylor bubbles at free surface”, Langmuir Vol 31, 2015, pp. 9870-9881.
  32. S. Datta, A. K. Das, P. K. Das, “Uphill movement of Sessile droplets by electrostatic actuation”, Langmuir Vol 31, 2015, pp. 10190-10197.

International Conference publications:

  1. Das A.K., Das P.K., Bhattacharyya S., Saha P., Ramgopal M., “Release of gas phase through submerged orifices: an experimental study” 4th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Cairo, Egypt, September 19-22, 2005.
  2. Das A.K., Das P.K., Bhattacharyya S., Saha P.,  “Prediction Of Critical Heat Flux Using Temporal Variation Of Micro/Macro Layer Thickness” 18th National & 7th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Guwahati, India, January 4-6, 2006.
  3. Das A.K., Das P.K., Saha P., “Bubbling From Two Adjacent Orifices Below A Liquid Column: Experimental Study” International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Acoustics, Heat Transfer and Electromagnetics, Visakhapatnam, India, July 24-25, 2006.
  4. Das A.K., Das P.K., Saha P., “Boiling From Distinct Nucleation Sites- Effect Of Site Pitch” 3rd BSME-ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 20-22, 2006.
  5. Das A.K., Das P. K., Simulation of bubbly flow and its transition using population balance technique” International Conference on Multiphase Flow, ICMF 2007, Leipzig, Germany, July 9 – 13, 2007.
  6. Das A.K., Das P. K., “Prediction of Bubbly-Slug Transition in a Vertical Annuli Using Population Balance Technique” CHEMCON 2007, Kolkata, India, December 27-30, 2007.
  7. Das A.K., Das P. K., Development of smoothed particle hydrodynamics model for multi phase flow problems and a case study” 19th National & 8th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Hyderabad, India, January 3-5, 2008.
  8. Das A.K., Das P. K., Saha P., Enhancement of Boiling Heat Transfer by Surface Modification- Present  status and In-House Experience” 19th National & 8th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Hyderabad, India, January 3-5, 2008.
  9. Das A.K., Das P. K., Thome J.R., Prediction of void distribution in bubbly flow and its transition to slug flow using population balance technique” 5th European Thermal-Sciences Conference, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, May 18-22, 2008.
  10. Das A.K., Das P. K., “Effect of microgravity on interface shape: simulation using smoothed particle hydrodynamics” XXII International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Adelaide, Australia, August 25-29, 2008.
  11. Das A.K., Das P.K., Das G., “Constructal pattern formation of a fluid network: a preliminary investigation” 4th BSME-ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 27-29, 2008.
  12. Dewangan N., Das A.K., Das P.K., “Free surface flow over a bump with hydraulic jump” 4th BSME-ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 27-29, 2008.
  13. Das A.K., Das P. K., Saha P., "Boiling from narrow channels in the presence of rotary motion imposed in the fluid" 7th ECI Conference on Boiling Heat Transfer, Florianopolis-SC, Brazil, May 3-7, 2009.
  14. Das A.K., Das P. K., ?"Evaluation of the shape of liquid drops of various size using smoothed particle hydrodynamics” Multiphase Flow 2009, Hampshire, United Kingdom, June 15-17, 2009.
  15. Vishwakarma V., Das A.K., Das P.K., “Simulation of heat conduction by smoothed particle hydrodynamics: application for two dimensional skew symmetric bodies" 20th National & 9th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Mumbai, India, January 1-4, 2010.
  16. Das A.K., Das P. K., "Periodic Void Fraction Waves in Gas-Liquid Cocurrent UpFlow: A Numerical Study” International Conference on Multiphase Flow, ICMF 2010, Florida, USA, May 30 – June 04, 2010.
  17. Das A.K., Das P. K.,"Drop deformation in combined shear and pressure driven flow: simulation using DI-SPH scheme” International Conference on Multiphase Flow, ICMF 2010, Florida, USA, May 30 – June 04, 2010.
  18. Das, A.K., Patil P.K., Poonia H., Mishra S.C., "3D Lattice Boltzmann model for asymmetric Taylor bubble and drop in an inclined tube” 7th International conference of Flow Dynamics, Sendai, Japan, November 1-3, 2010.
  19. Mishra S.C., Poonia H., Vaidya A.A., Das, A.K., Asinari P., Analysis of a Combined Mode Conduction and Radiation Transport in a 2-D Rectangular Enclosure using the Lattice Boltzmann Method” 7th International conference of Flow Dynamics, Sendai, Japan, November 1-3, 2010.
  20. Das, A.K., Vaidya A.A., Patil P.K., Mishra S.C., "Numerical study of the dynamics of an evaporating bubble using lattice Boltzmann method” 7th International conference of Flow Dynamics, Sendai, Japan, November 1-3, 2010.
  21. S. C. Mishra, H. Poonia  and A. K. Das, "Lattice Boltzmann method applied to the analysis of radiative transport problems with and without conduction in a 1-D planar medium", International Conference on Thermal Energy and Environment, Kalasalingam, TN, India, 24-26 March 2011.
  22. A. K. Das, A. A. Vaidya and S.C. Mishra, "Numerical study of the dynamics of a condensing bubble using the lattice Boltzmann method", International Conference on Thermal Energy and Environment, Kalasalingam, TN, India, 24-26 March 2011.
  23. S. Ahmed, S. Shreshth, S. Ghosh, A. K. Das, Study of the dynamics of a condensing bubble using lattice Boltzmann method, International Conference on Multiphase Flow, ICMF 2013, Jeju, Korea, May 26 – May 31, 2013.
  24. N. Verma, P. Agarwal, S. Ghosh, A. K. Das, Determination of strength in inertial entrainment: an experimental study, International Conference on Multiphase Flow, ICMF 2013, Jeju, Korea, May 26 – May 31, 2013.