Gandhi, B.K. - Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Gandhi, B.K.
B.K. Gandhi Head of department bkgandhi@me.iitr.ac.in 91-1332-285544
Areas of Interest
  • Fluid Mechanics, Flow measurement, Artificial roughness and Computational fluid dynamics, Hydro-dynamic Machines, Hydraulic Turbines and Pumps, Performance Testing of SHP stations, Erosion wear, Slurry erosion and cavitation wear
Professional Background
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
1984-01-011 year Trainee EngineerKirloskar Brothers Ltd., Dewas (MP)
1985-01-016 years LecturerSGSITS Indore
1991-01-0110 years Senior LecturerSGSITS Indore
2001-01-014 years Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2005-01-012 years Associate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2007-01-018 years ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2016-01-01OngoingProfessor (HAG)IIT Roorkee
Multiple Posts
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
1995-01-012 years General SecretaryApplied Mechanics Society (IIT Delhi)
2003-01-012 years Staff AdvisorMechanical and Industrial Engineering Students’ Society
2005-01-012 years Staff AdvisorLawn Tennis
2007-01-014 years Co-Coordinator QIP CentreIIT Roorkee
2007-01-014 years Co-Coordinator Continuing Education Centre
2008-01-011 year Member, Executive CommitteeInstitution of Engineers (I), Roorkee Local Center
2009-01-012 years Coordinator, Thermal EngineeringIIT Roorkee
2015-01-014 years 2 months Coordinator CEC, QIP and ET CellIIT Roorkee
2019-04-01OngoingHead, Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringIIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
JSPS Post-Doc FellowshipNagoya University, Japan2002
Star PerformerIIT Roorkee2004
Chairman, Technical Committee on Hydro ResearchCPRI2015
ISH Jal Vigyan Puraskar (Best Paper in ISH Journal) ISH2016
• Member in panel of experts in area of Erosion wear of BHELBHEL, India2020
Chair Professor-Hindustan Aeronautics LimitedHindustan Aeronautics Limited2016
Chair Professor, NHPCIIT Roorkee2019
Executive memberIAHR committee on Fluid Machinery and systems2019
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.E.Mech. Engg.S.G.S.I.T.S., Indore1984
M.Tech.Thermal & Fluid Engg.IIT Bombay1992
Ph.D.Fluids EngineeringIIT Delhi1998
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Study on Parametric Dependence of Erosion Wear for Flow of Solid-Liquid MixtureAICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India1999-0121 years 7 months
Efficiency testing of Periyar Hydropower Station (4x42 MW) Tamilnadu after RMUAndritz Hydro Pvt. Ltd.2016-12-01Ongoing
CFD Analysis for Cooling Water system of NTPC Obra C (2x660 MW)M/s Doosan Power Systems India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi2018-09-01Ongoing
Performance Testing of Chikotra (1.8 MW) SHP Station in MaharashtraRohan Rajdeep Hydro Power Projects, Maharashtra2017-10-013 years 2 months
Performance Testing of Kartaul (2.4 MW) SHEP at Vill. Neuli Sub Tehsil Sainj, District Kullu (HP)Raghupreet Hydro Projects Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi2018-10-012 years 2 months 30 days
Performance Testing of 3 MW (33% overload capacity 4 MW) Yedgaon HEP Small Hydro Power Project in PuneLaxmi Organic Industries Ltd., Nariman Point, Mumbai2018-03-054 years 9 months 26 days
Performance Testing of Nilwande Village (7 MW), Tal Akole, District Ahmednagar, Maharashtra CINew Asian Infrastructure Development Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai 4000532017-11-154 years 1 month 16 days
Performance Testing of Upper Nanti (13.5 MW) SHP in Himachal PradeshM/s Nanti Hydro Power Pvt. Ltd, Hyderabad2018-05-233 years 7 months 8 days
Slurry Erosion Properties of Laser CladdingBRNS (DST), Govt of India2002-0118 years 7 months
Modernization of Mechanical Engineering LaboratoriesBRNS (DST), Govt of India2004-0116 years 7 months
Cost Effective Transportation of Bulk Solids through Slurry PipelineMHRD, Govt of India2005-0115 years 7 months
Development of Non-cobalt base Cavitation Resistant Surfaces by Laser Cladding ProcessBRNS (DST), Govt of India2006-0114 years 7 months
Flow Field Investigation of an Axial Flow Pump under near Stall and Stall ConditionsDepartment of Science and Technology India and DAAD Germany2007-0113 years 7 months
Investigation on Vortex Generator Induced Heat Transfer Enhancement Using Liquid Crystal ThermographIIT Roorkee2008-0112 years 7 months
Investigations on Ash Disposal System of a Thermal Power Plant for Transportation of Bottom Ash.....Department of Science and Technology2009-0111 years 7 months
Setting up of Small Hydro Turbine R&D Laboratory at AHECMNRE, India2010-0110 years 7 months
Manipulation of Flow Field over a Square Prism for Vortex Load Reduction using Feedback ControlDepartment of Science and Technology2011-019 years 7 months
Thermodynamic efficiency tests in the HPP Baner and BinwaVoith Hydro, India2016-01Ongoing
Memberships
  • Institution of Engineers (I), Fellow
  • IAHR, Member
  • International Association of Hydraulic Research (IAHR), Member
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Member
  • National Society of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, Life Member
  • Indian Society for Technical Education, Life Member
  • Indian Society of Water Resource, Life Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Fluid MachineryMI304B Tech III yrSpring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Characteristics of Rib-grooved Artificially Roughened Solar Air HeatersAnand Rao JaurkarA2002-01
Study on Slurry Erosion Characteristics of Ductile Type Materials and Laser Cladded SurfacesGirish R. DesaleA2003-01
Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Characteristics of Discrete-rib Roughened Solar Air HeatersKashi Ram AharwalA2004-01
Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Investigation in a Rectangular DuctMd. Shaukat AliA2008-01
Experimental and Numerical Investigations on Steady State and Transient Characteristics of a High...Chirag TrivediA2009-01
Study on Performance Characteristics of Centrifugal Slurry Pump handling Ash SlurriesSatish KumarA2008-01
Characterization of Wake and Suppression of Fluid Forces acting on a Row of Square Prisms using.....Bhupendra MoreA2012-01
Study of Flow Field over a Square Prism for Vortex Load Reduction using Active and Feedback ControlManish ChauhanA2011-01
Transient Flow Analysis of a Francis TurbineRahul GoyalA2013-01
Performance and wear characteristic s of centrifugal slurry pumpsRahul TarodiaA2014-01
A Numerical Investigation of the Winter-Kennedy Method with Application to Axial TurbinesBinaya BaidarA2016-01
Study on vortex rope formationSandeep KumarO2017-01
CFD analysis of vortex ropeSubodh KhullarO2016-01
Modeling and simulation of sand laden flow in Francis turbineShubham SharmaO2017-01
Guide Vane Design of a Francis turbine for operation with Sediment laden waterRohit SahuO2018-01
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Best Practices in Agricultural Pump-sets and Rural Demand Supply ManagementPFL Ltd., New Delhi2005-01
Orientation Programme for Finishing School Participating InstituteMHRD, Govt. of India2008-01
Finishing School ProgrammeMHRD, Govt. of India2008-01
Computational Fluid DynamicsAICTE, QIP center, IIT Roorkee2008-01
Finishing School ProgrammeMHRD, Govt. of India2009-01
Computational Fluid DynamicsQIP center, IIT Roorkee2010-01
Computational Fluid DynamicsIEI (I) Local centre Roorkee2010-01
Modern measurement techniques in fluid and thermal engineeringQIP center, IIT Roorkee2011-01
Drinking Water for supply courses organised (20) Swajal,Uttarakhand2020-08
Advances in Fluid Flow Control and Measurement TechniquesQIP Center, IIT Roorkee2020-08
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
International Workshop on Recent Trends in Flow VisualizationDST, IIT Roorkee, etc.2020-08
Second International (& 29th National) Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid PowerFMFP Society2002-01
Workshop on Laboratory Manual Writing for Fluid Mechanics LaboratoryAICTE1993-01
18th National Conference of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid PowerFMFP Society1991-01
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisation
Transients in Francis turbineLulea University of Technology, Sweden
Study of errosion wear in a slurry pot tester.Voith Hydro, Germany
Flow Field Investigations of an Axial Flow Pump under near Stall and Stall ConditionsPfleiderer Institute of Turbomachinery Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
FransedNTNU Norway and KU Nepal
Particulars of course - Consultancy Projects = 117 (Completed) + 5 (Uncompleted) - International / National Conferences publications = 65 - Under Graduate Project guided = 42 and Post Graduate theses supervised = 45
Books Authored
  1. “Proceedings of 18th National Conference of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power”, SGSITS Indore, December 1991 (Co-editors: Prof. M. D. Agrawal and Prof. D. Singh)
Refereed Journal Papers

 

1.    A.R. Jaurker, J.S. Saini and B.K. Gandhi, “Heat Transfer and Friction Characteristics of Rectangular Solar Air Heater Duct using Rib-grooved Artificial Roughness”, J. Solar Energy, Vol. 80(8), 2006, pp. 895-907.

2.    K.R. Aharwal, B.K. Gandhi and J.S. Saini, “Experimental investigation on heat-transfer enhancement due to a gap in an inclined continuous rib arrangement in a rectangular duct of solarair heater”, Renewable Energy, Vol. 33, 2008, pp. 585-596.

3.    G.R. Desale, B.K. Gandhi and S.C. Jain, “Effect of Erodent Properties of Erosion Wear of Ductile Type Materials”, Wear, Vol. 261, 2006, pp. 914-921.

4.    Chirag Trivedi, B.K. Gandhi and M.J. Cervantes, “Effect of Transients on Francis Turbine Runner Life: A Review”, “Effect of Transients on Francis Turbine Runner Life: A Review”, J. Hydraulic Research, Vol. 51(2), 2013, pp. 121–132.

5.    Chirag Trivedi, Michel Cervantes, B.K. Gandhi and Ole Dahlhaung, “Experimental and Numerical Investigations of a High Head Francis Turbine at Several Operating Points”, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 135, 2013, p. 111102.

6.   G.R. Desale, B.K. Gandhi and S.C. Jain, “Slurry Erosion of Ductile Materials under Normal Impact Condition”, Wear, Vol. 264, 2008, pp. 322-330.

7.    K.R. Aharwal, B.K. Gandhi, and J.S. Saini, “Heat Transfer and Friction Characteristics of Solar Air Heater Ducts Having Integral Inclined Discrete Ribs on Absorber Plate”, International Journal of Heat and Mass transfer, Vol. 52, 2009, pp.  5970–5977.

8.   G.R. Desale, B.K. Gandhi and S.C. Jain, “Particle Size Effects on the Slurry Erosion of Aluminium Alloy (AA 6063)”, Wear, Vol. 266, 2009, pp. 1066–1071.

9.    G.R. Desale, B.K. Gandhi and S.C. Jain, “Improvement in the Design of a Pot Tester to Simulate Erosion Wear due to Solid-liquid Mixture”, Wear, Vol. 259, 2005, pp. 196-202.

10. B.K. Gandhi, S.N. Singh and V. Seshadri, “Study of the Parametric Dependence of Erosion Wear for the Parallel Flow of Solid-Liquid Mixtures”, Tribology International, Vol. 32, 1999, pp.275-282.

11. Chirag Trivedi, Michel Cervantes, B.K. Gandhi and Ole Dahlhaung, “Transient Pressure Measurements on a High Head Model Francis Turbine during Emergency Shutdown, Total Load Rejection, and Runaway”, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 2014, Vol. 136(12), p. 121107.

12. G.R. Desale, B.K. Gandhi and S.C. Jain, “Erosion Wear Behavior of Laser Clad Surfaces of Low Carbon Austenitic Steel”, Wear, Vol. 266, 2009, pp. 975-987.

13. B.K. Gandhi and S.V. Borse, “Nominal Particle Size of Multi-sized Particulate Slurries for Evaluation of Erosion Wear and Effect of Fine Particles”, Wear, Vol. 257, 2004, pp. 73-79.

14. B.K. Gandhi, S.N. Singh and V. Seshadri, “Performance Characteristics of Centrifugal Slurry Pumps”, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering Vol. 123(2), 2001, pp. 271-280.

15. Chirag Trivedi, Michel Cervantes, B.K. Gandhi and Ole Dahlhaung, “Experimental Investigations of Transient Pressure Variations in a High Head Model Francis Turbine during Start-up and Shutdown”, J. Hydrodynamics, Vol. 26 (2), 2014, pp. 277-290.

16. Chirag Trivedi, B.K. Gandhi, Michel Cervantes and Ole Dahlhaung, “Experimental Investigations on a Model Francis Turbine during Shutdown at Synchronous Speed”, Renewable Energy, Vol. 83, 2015, pp 828-836.

17. S. Kumar, B.K. Gandhi and S.K. Mohapatra, “Performance Characteristics of Centrifugal Slurry Pump with Multi-Sized Particulate Bottom and Fly Ash Mixtures”, Particulate Science and Technology, Vol. 32(5), 2014, pp. 466-476.

18.  T. Chirag, MJ Cervantes, G. Bhupendrakumar, and O.G. Dahlhaug, “Pressure Measurements on a high-head Francis Turbine during Load Acceptance and Rejection”, J. Hydraulic Research 52 (2), 283-297.

19. C. Trivedi, M.J. Cervantes and B.K. Gandhi, “Investigation of a high-head Francis Turbine at Runaway Operating Conditions”, Energies 9 (3), 149.

20. Rahul Goyal, Michel Cervantes and B.K. Gandhi, “Vortex Rope Formation in a High Head Model Francis Turbine”, ASME J. of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 139, 2017, p. 041102.

21. Rahul Tarodiya and B.K. Gandhi, “Hydraulic Performance and Erosive Wear of Centrifugal Slurry Pumps - A Review”, Powder Technology, Vol. 305, 2017, pp. 27–38.

22. Chirag Trivedi, Michel Cervantes, Ole Dahlhaung and B.K. Gandhi, “Experimental Investigation of a High Head Francis Turbine during Spin-No-Load Operation”, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 137(6), 2015, pp. 061106-1-10.

23. B.K. Gandhi, S.N. Singh and V. Seshadri, “Effect of Speed on the Performance Characteristics of a Centrifugal Slurry Pump”, J. Hydraulic Engineering 128 (2), 225-233.

24. B.K. Gandhi, S.N. Singh and V. Seshadri, “A Study of the Effect of Surface Orientation  on Erosion Wear of Flat Specimens moving  in a Solid-liquid Suspension”, Wear, Vol. 254, 2003, pp. 1233-1238.

25. A. Biswas, B.K. Gandhi, S.N. Singh and V. Seshadri, “Characteristics of Coal Ash and their Role in Hydraulic Design of Ash Disposal Pipelines”, Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Sciences, Vol.7, 2000, pp. 1-7.

26. B.K. Gandhi, K.M. Singh and Sumedh Pawar, “Experimental and Numerical Investigations on Flow through Wedge Shape Rib Roughened Duct”, J. Institution of Engineers (India), Mechanical Engineering Division, Vol. 90, 2010, pp. 13-18.

27. Rahul Goyal and B.K. Gandhi, “Review of Hydrodynamics Instabilities in Francis Turbine during Off-Design and Transient Operations”, Renewable Energy, Vol. 116, Part A, 2018, pp. 697-709.

28. V.Seshadri, B.K. Gandhi, S.N. Singh and R.K. Pandey, “Analysis of the Effect of Body Shape on Annubar Factor using CFD”, Measurement, Vol. 35, 2004, pp.25-32.

29. S. Kumar, S.K. Mohapatra and B.K. Gandhi, “Effect of Addition of Fly Ash and Drag Reducing on the Rheological Properties of Bottom Ash”, Int. J. Mech. Mater. Eng 8, 1-8.

30. B.K. Gandhi and S.V. Borse, “Effect of Particle Size and Size Distribution on Estimating Erosion Wear of Cast Iron in Sand-Water Slurries”, Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Sciences, Vol. 9, 2002, pp. 480-486.

31. Md. Shaukat Ali, Andallib Tariq and B.K. Gandhi, “Flow and Heat Transfer Investigation behind Trapezoidal Rib using PIV and LCT Measurements”, Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 54, 2013, p. 1520.

32. B.K. Gandhi, S.N. Singh and V. Seshadri, “Improvements in the Prediction of Performance of Centrifugal Slurry Pumps handling Slurries”, J. Energy and Power, Proc. Instn. Mech. Engrs. (UK), Part A, Vol. 214, 2000, pp. 473-486.

33. B.K. Gandhi, S.N Singh, V. Seshadri and J. Singh, “Effect of Bluff Body Shape on Vortex Flow-meter Performance”, Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Sciences, Vol. 11 (5), 2004, pp. 378-384.

34.  Rahul Goyal, B.K. Gandhi and Michel Cervantes, “Particle Image Velocimetry Measurements in Francis Turbine: A Review and Application to Transient Operations”, J. of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 81, 2018, pp 2976–2991.

35. C.P. Paul, B.K. Gandhi, P. Bhargava, D.K. Dwivedi and L.M. Kukreja, “Cobalt Free Laser Cladding on AISI type 316 L Stainless Steel for Improved Cavitation and Slurry Erosion Wear Behavior”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 23(12), 2014, pp. 4463-4471.

36. S.N Singh, B.K. Gandhi, V. Seshadri and V.S. Chauhan, “Design of a Bluff Body for Development of Variable Area Orifice-meter”, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, Vol. 15, 2004, pp. 97-103.

 

37. Sushanta Dutta, Bhupendra Singh More, Bhupendra Kumar Gandhi and Manish Kumar Chauhan, “Experimental Investigation of Flow Over a Square Cylinder with an Attached Splitter Plate at Intermediate Reynolds Number”, J. of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 76, 2018, pp. 319-335.

38. Rahul Goyal, B.K. Gandhi and Michel Cervantes, “Experimental Study of Mitigation of a Spiral Vortex Breakdown at High Reynolds Number under an Adverse Pressure Gradient”, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 29, 2017, p. 104104 (Scilight Featured).

39. B.S. More, M.K. Chauhan, S. Dutta and B.K. Gandhi, “Investigation of Flow Interference between Two Inline Square Cylinders with One Oscillating Cylinder at Intermediate Reynolds Number”, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 68, 2015, pp. 339-358.

40. G.R. Desale, B.K. Gandhi and S.C. Jain, “Development of Correlations for Predicting the Slurry Erosion of Ductile materials”, ASME Journal of Tribology, Vol. 133, 2011, p. 031603.

41. B.K. Gandhi, S.N. Singh and V. Seshadri, “Prediction of Performance Characteristics of a Centrifugal Slurry Pump Handling Clear Liquid”, Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Sciences, Vol. 5, 1998, pp. 91-96.

42. Md. Shaukat Ali, A. Tariq and B.K. Gandhi, “Role of Chamfering angles and Flow through Slit on Heat Transfer Augmentation behind a Surface Mounted Rib”, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 2016; 138(11), p.111901.

43. Manish Kumar Chauhan, Sushanta Dutta, B.K. Gandhi and Bhupendra Singh More, “Experimental Investigation of Flow over a Transversely Oscillating Square Cylinder at Intermediate Reynolds Number”, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 138, 2016, p.051105.

44. B.K. Gandhi, H.K. Verma and B. Abraham, “Inestigation of Flow Profile in Open Channels Using CFD”, 8th Intl. Conference on Hydraulic Efficiencyh Measurement, 243-251.

45. B.K. Gandhi, S.N. Singh and V. Seshadri, “Variation of Wear along the Volute Casing of a Centrifugal Slurry Pump”, JSME International Journal, Series B, Vol. 44(2), 2001, pp. 231-237.

46. G.R. Desale, B.K. Gandhi and S.C. Jain, “Effect of Physical Properties of Solid Paticle on Erosion Wear of Ductile Materials”, World Tribology Congress 42010, 149-150.

47. H.S. Sondh, S.N. Singh, V. Seshadri and B.K. Gandhi, “Design and Development of Variable Area Orifice meter”, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, Vol. 13(3), 2002, pp. 69-73.

48. Rahul Goyal, Carl Bergan, Michel Cervantes, B.K. Gandhi and Ole Dahlhaung, “Experimental Investigation on a High Head Model Francis Turbine during Load Rejection”, IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 49 (8), 2016, p. 082004.

49.  N. Agrawal, S. Dutta and B.K. Gandhi, “Experimental Investigation of Flow Field behind Triangular Prisms at Intermediate Reynolds Number with Different Apex Angles”, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 72, 2016, pp. 97-111.

50. Rahul Goyal, Chirag Trivedi, B.K. Gandhi, Michel Cervantes and Ole Dahlhaung, “Pressure measurements at part load operating condition of a high head model Francis turbine”, Sadhana, Vol. 41(11), 2016, pp. 1311–1320.

51. S. Kumar, S.K. Mohapatra and B.K. Gandhi, “Investigation on Centrifugal Slurry Pump Performance with Variation of Operating Speed”, Int. J. Mechanical and Materials Engineering 8, 40-47.

52. P.K. Banchhor, S.N. Singh, V. Seshadri and B.K. Gandhi, “Performance Characteristics of Wedge Flowmeter using CFD Computational Fluid Dynamics” J., Vol. 11(3), 2002, pp. 279-284.

53. Rahul Goyal, Chirag Trivedi, B.K. Gandhi and Michel Cervantes, “Numerical Simulation and Validation of a High Head Francis Turbine at Part Load Operating Condition”, The Institution of Engineers (I), Part C, Vol. 99 (5), 2017, pp. 557-570.

54. B.K. Gandhi and H.K. Verma, “Simultaneous Multi-Point Velocity Measurement using Propeller Current Meters for Discharge Evaluation in Small Hydropower Stations”, Int. Conf. on Small Hydropower.

55.  B.K. Gandhi and D.P.S. Chauhan, “Role of Volute Tongue on Performance and Noise Behaviour of Centrifugal Pump”  J. Institution of Engineers (India), Vol. 75, Pt. MC4, 1994, pp.131-135.

56.  D.P.S. Chauhan, B.K. Gandhi and Vijay Sukhwani, “Effect of Inlet Vane Passage Blockage in Centrifugal Pump and its Diagnosis”, J. Institution of Engineers (India),
Vol. 78, Pt. MC2, 1997, pp. 7-10.

57.  B.K. Gandhi, S.N. Singh and V. Seshadri, “Effect of Speed on the Performance Characteristics of Centrifugal Slurry Pumps”, Trans. ASCE, J. Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 128(2), 2002, pp. 225-229.

58.  Dheeraj Gupta, B.K. Gandhi, S.R. Gupta, C.P. Paul and A.K. Nath, “Wear Behaviour of Laser Cladded Cr3C2, WC and Mo on Austenitic AISI 304L Stainless Steel”, J. Laser Applications, Vol. 20(3), 2008, pp. 140-145.

59.  Anshul Mittal, B.K Gandhi and K.M. Singh, “Improvement in design of Centrifugal Impeller used for Oil Cooling Blower System using CFD - A case study”, J. Power and Energy, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK) Part-A, Vol. 223, 2009, pp. 981-989.

60.  S.S. Patnaik, H.K. Verma and B.K. Gandhi, “New Technology for Discharge Measurement at Small Hydro Stations”, Hydropower & Dams, Issue 5, 2011, pp 103-108.

61.  Chirag Trivedi, Michel Cervantes, B.K. Gandhi and Ole Dahlhaung, “Pressure Measurements on a High Head Francis Turbine during Load Acceptance and Rejection”, J. Hydraulic Research, 52(2) 2014, pp. 1-15.

62.  B.K. Gandhi, H.K. Verma and Boby Abraham, “Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Flow-Velocity Profile for Rectangular Open Channels”, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 22(2), 2016, pp. 193-203.

63.  Chirag Trivedi, Michel Cervantes and B.K. Gandhi, “Experimental and Numerical Investigations on a Francis Turbine during Runaway Operating Conditions”, Energies, Vol. 9(3), 149, 2016, pp. 1-22.

64.  S. Kumar, B.K. Gandhi and S.K. Mohapatra, “Leaching characteristics of Bottom Ash from Thermal Power Plants”, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Vol. 38 (5), 2016, pp 686–694.

65.  Rahul Goyal, Michel Cervantes and B.K. Gandhi, “Characteristics of Synchronous and Asynchronous Modes of Fluctuations in Francis Turbine Draft Tube during Load Variation”, Int. J. of Fluid Machinery and Systems, Vol. 10 (2), 2017, pp. 164-175.

66.  Arun Kumar, B.K. Gandhi, Praveen Kumar Kulkarni, “Effect of Misalignment of Penstocks on Pressure Loss”, J. of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, ASCE, 8(4), 2017, p. 04017012.

67.  Manish Kumar Chauhan, Sushanta Dutta, B.K. Gandhi and Bhupendra Singh More, “Wake Flow Modification Behind a Square Cylinder using Control Rods”, J. of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol. 184, 2019, pp. 342–361.

68.  Arun Kumar, R.P. Saini, B.K. Gandhi, R.K. Srivastava, Pradeep Chandra, A.K. Dubey, “Experiences in Discharge Measurements at Small Hydropower Stations in India”, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation 2019. Vol. 69, 2019, p.101605.

69.  Binaya Baidar, Jonathan Nicolle, Bhupendra K. Gandhi and Michel J. Cervantes, “Sensitivity of the Winter-Kennedy Method to Different Guide Vane Openings on an Axial Machine”, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, Vol. 68, 2019, p. 101585.

70.  Rahul Tarodiya and Bhupendra K. Gandhi, “Experimental Investigation on Slurry Erosion Behavior of 304L Steel, Grey Cast Iron, and High Chromium White Cast Iron,” ASME J. of Tribology, Vol. 141, 2019, p. 091602.

71.  Rahul Tarodiya and Bhupendra K. Gandhi, “Numerical Simulation of A Centrifugal Slurry Pump Handling Solid-Liquid Mixture: Effect of Solids on Flow Field and Performance,” Journal of Advanced Powder Technology, 30(10), 2225-2239 2019.

72.  Rahul Tarodiya and Bhupendra K. Gandhi, “Experimental Investigation of Centrifugal Slurry Pump Casing Wear Handling Solid-Liquid Mixtures,” Journal of Wear, 434-435, 2019.

73.  Rahul Goyal, Michel Cervantes and Bhupendra K. Gandhi, “Experimental investigation on a high head Francis turbine model during shutdown operation, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 240, 2019, p. 022028.

74.  Binaya Baidar, Jonathan Nicolle, Bhupendra K. Gandhi and Michel J. Cervantes, “Sensitivity of the Winter-Kennedy method to inlet and runner blade angle change on a Kaplan turbine”, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 240, 2019, p. 022038.

75.  Binaya Baidar, Jonathan Nicolle, Bhupendra K. Gandhi and Michel J. Cervantes, “Numerical study of the Winter-Kennedy method for relative transient flow rate measurement”, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 405, 2019, p. 012022.

76.  Rahul Goyal, Michel Cervantes and Bhupendra K. Gandhi, “Synchronized PIV and Pressure Measurements on a Model Francis Turbine during Start-up”, J. of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 58, No. 1, 2020, pp. 70–86.

77.  Binaya Baidar, Jonathan Nicolle, Bhupendra K. Gandhi and Michel J. Cervantes, “Effects of runner change on the Winter-Kennedy flow measurement method - A numerical study”, Renewable Energy, Volume 153, June 2020, pp. 975-984.

78.  Binaya Baidar, Jonathan Nicolle, Bhupendra K. Gandhi and Michel J. Cervantes, “Numerical study of the Winter-Kennedy flow measurement method in transient flows”, Energies, 13, 2020, p. 1310.

79.  B.S. More, S. Dutta and B.K. Gandhi, “ Flow Around Three Side-by-Side Square Cylinders and the Effect of the Cylinder Oscillation”,  ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 142 (2), February 2020, pp. 021303:1-12.

80.  Rahul Tarodiya, S. Khullar and Bhupendra K. Gandhi, “CFD Modeling of Multi-Sized Particulate Slurry Flow through Pipe Bend,” Journal of Advance Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 13, No. 4, 2020.

81.  R Thapa, S Sharma, K M Singh and Bhupendra K Gandhi, “Numerical investigation of flow field and performance of the Francis turbine of Bhilangana-III hydropower plant”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1608, 2020, p. 012010, doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1608/1/012010

82.  Sandeep Kumar, Michel J. Cervantes, Bhupendra K. Gandhi, “Rotating Vortex Rope Formation and Mitigation in Draft Tube of Hydro Turbines – A Review from Experimental Perspective, Accepted in Journal of Renewable & Sustainable energy reviews, 2020.

83.  Shubham Sharma, Bhupendra K. Gandhi, “Erosion wear behavior of martensitic stainless steel under the hydro-abrasive condition of hydropower plants” Accepted in J. of Materials Engineering and Performance, DOI: 10.1007/s11665-020-05238-2.

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