Publications & FDPs

International Journal Publications

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Book Chapter

K.P. Venkitaraj, S. Suresh, B. S. Bibin, Jisa Abraham(2019),"DSC Analysis of Nano-enhanced Monobasic and Binary Solid-Solid Phase Change Materials for Thermal StorageRecent Asian Research on Thermal and Fluid Sciences, Springer Nature.

International Conferences

1. Presented a paper titled” Comparative study on convective heat transfer performance of alumina/water and CuO/water nanofluids in a straight circular tube” in the  International Conference on “Thermal Energy and Environment — INCOTEE2011” organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kalasalingam University, Tamilnadu, India held during March 24-26, 2011.

2. Presented a paper titled” Experimental Investigation of heat transfer and pressure drop characteristics of alumina nanofluid in a tubular flow with ring sector inserts” in the International Conference on “Energy, Environment, Materials, and Safety ( ICEEMS’14)” held from December 10th -12th 2014 at School of Engineering, CUSAT, Kochi.

3. Presented a paper titled” A numerical study on phase change material based heat sink for portable electronic device cooling ( Ther 015)” in the International Conference on “Advances in Bio-Technology, Civil & Mechanical Sciences ( ICABCMS-15)” held from March 13th -14th 2015 at Selvam College of Technology, Namakkal, Tamilnadu.

4. Presented a paper titled” Experimental Study of heat transfer enhancement using nanofluid in c-shaped geometry ( Ther 006)” in the International Conference on “Advances in Bio-Technology, Civil & Mechanical Sciences ( ICABCMS-15)” held from March 13th -14th 2015 at Selvam College of Technology, Namakkal, Tamilnadu.

5. Presented a paper titled” Heat Transfer Enhancement in heat exchanger tube using alumina/water nanofluid and perforated helical screw tape inserts with wings ( Ther 011)” in the International Conference on “Advances in Bio-Technology, Civil & Mechanical Sciences ( ICABCMS-15)” held  from March 13th -14th 2015 at Selvam College of Technology, Namakkal, Tamilnadu.

6. Presented a paper titled” Numerical Optimization of heat transfer enhancement in an offset wavy channel using nanofluids ( Ther 007)” in the International Conference on “Advances in Bio-Technology, Civil & Mechanical Sciences ( ICABCMS-15)” held from March 13th -14th 2015 at Selvam College of Technology, Namakkal, Tamilnadu.

7.Presented "Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Tube Heat Exchanger Using Al2O3/Water Nanofluid and Perforated Helical Screw Tape Inserts with and without Wings" INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AEROSPACE AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (ICAME’15)  held at  Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering, Kollam from December 14-16, 2015

8.Presented a paper titled "PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT OF HEAT SINK WITH PHASE CHANGE NANO MATRIX" International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, IHMTC2015 held from 17-20 December, 2015, Hoisted by LPSC, ISRO, Thiruvananthapuram, India

9.Presented a paper titled  "An Experimental study on viscosity of titanium dioxide nanofluid" in Kerala Technological Congress (KETCON-2016 Technology for Sustainability), organizedby Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU), Kerala Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirappally, Kerala, held from 8-9 January 2016.

10. Presented a paper titled  "Natural Convection Heat Transfer Enhancement from Perforated Rectangular Fins Array" in Kerala Technological Congress (KETCON-2016 Technology for Sustainability), organizedby Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU), Kerala Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirappally, Kerala, held from 8-9 January 2016.

11. Presented a paper titled  "EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON CONVECTIVE HEAT TRANSFER OF TIO2 NANOFLUID IN A TUBE WITH BUTTERFLY INSERTS" in the  Fourth International Conference on Frontiers in Nanoscience and Technology (Cochin Nano-2016), Cochin University of Science and Technology, held from February 20-23, 2016. 

12. Presented a paper titled  "HEAT TRANSFER CHARACTERISTICS OF TITANIUM DIOXIDE NANOFLUIDS THROUGH A CIRCULAR TUBE WITH SMALL PIPE INSERTS" in the  Fourth International Conference on Frontiers in Nanoscience and Technology (Cochin Nano-2016), Cochin University of Science and Technology, held from February 20-23, 2016. 

13. "Natural Convection heat transfer enhancement from rectangular fin arrays with diverse geometrical perforations", 2016 International Conference on Energy-Efficient Technologies for sustainability(ICEETS), 7-8 April 2016.

14. "A Comparison of the Effect of Aluminum and Alumina Nanoparticles on Thermal Stability of Solid-Solid Phase Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage Application" International Conference on Nano for Energy and Water (NEW), 22-24 March 2017, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India.  

15. "Study on degradation kinetics of decomposition of nano-enhanced binary phase change material", ICAME-2018, 22-24 March 2018, Dept. of ME, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Tamilnadu, India.

16. " Experimental study on the kinetics of nano-enhanced TAM PCM for thermal energy storage applications", ICAME-2018, 22-24 March 2018, Dept. of ME, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Tamilnadu, India.

17. "DSC ANALYSIS OF NANO-ENHANCED MONOBASIC AND BINARY SOLID-SOLID PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS FOR THERMAL STORAGE" SEVENTH ASIAN JOINT WORKSHOP ON THERMOPHYSICS AND FLUID SCIENCE (AJWTF7),  21-24 November 2018, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Trivandrum, India


National Conferences

1. ” Experimental Analysis of helically coiled heat exchanger using variable pitch”,  National Conference on “Latest Trends in Mechanical Engineering”  March 25th -27th, 2014 , NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad.

2. ” Numerical Analysis of counter rotating fans”, National Conference on “Latest Trends in Mechanical Engineering” , March 25th -27th, 2014,  NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad

3. ” Numerical Analysis on Natural convection from dual heating element in an enclosure”, National Conference on “Latest Trends in Mechanical Engineering” , March 25th -27th, 2014 , NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad

4. ” Investigation on heat transfer and friction factor characteristics in a tube heat exchanger under laminar flow with ring sector insert” in the  National Conference on “Latest Trends in Mechanical Engineering”, March 25th -27th, 2014,  NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad

5. ” Experimental Analysis of helically coiled heat exchanger using variable pitch” in the  National Conference on “Advancements in Mechanical Engineering and Nano Technology”” ,  April 4th -5th, 2014, PSN Engineering College, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu

6. ” Numerical analysis on NACA 9416 as a turbine blade profile ” in the  National Conference on “Advancements in Mechanical Engineering and Nano Technology”” April 4th -5th, 2014, PSN Engineering College, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu.

7. Thermal Cycling Characterization Study of Nanoenhanced Neopentylglycol (NPG) Using DSC and TGA, National Conference on Research Innovations in Thermal and Mechanical Engineering, 12-13 Jan 2017, College of Engineering Adoor. 

8. Study on the Thermal conductivity of nano enhanced monobasic and  binary phase change materials for thermal energy storage, NCLTME-2018, organized by Dept.of ME, NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad, April 06-08, 2018

Workshops attended

1. " Nanomaterials", 21st August, 2010 SVCE, Sriperumbudur, Tamilnadu
2. "Utilization Techniques of Renewable Energy Sources", 06-09 June 2016, NIT Trichy.

Faculty Development Programme attended

1. "Recent Advances in Casting Engineering and Quality Management with ISO 9000, TQM, QS9000 and TS 16949", 10th Nov-23rd Nov 2002, PSG             College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.
2. "Ergonomics in Design", 6th October-19th October 2003, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam
3. "Engineering Applications of Design of Experiments and Taguchi Methods", 24th November -6th December 2003,  NIT Calicut
4. "Advances in Space Cryogenics", 4th October-16th October, 2004, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam
5 "System Administration", 24th October-7th November 2005, GEC, Barton Hill, Trivandrum.
6. "Spotlight on Risk Management of Chemical Plants/Oil Refineries", 27th April-9th May 2009, Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirappally.
7. "Optimum Energy Utilization in Thermal Systems", 17th May-30th May 2009, NIT Calicut.
8. "Weldability of Advanced Materials & Newer Joining Techniques", 29th June-3rd July 2009, NIT Trichy
9. "Computational Fluid Dynamics", 12th Junr-22nd June 2012, IIT Bombay
10. “Industrial Machinery Vibrations Analysis & Machine Availability” ,  9th  -11th October 2013 College of Engineering Adoor.
11. “Fundamentals of Finite Element Method”,  29th  -31th January 2014,  College of Engineering Adoor.
12. "Pedagogical Training" ,  18th -20th June 2015, IIT Madras.
13. "Research Methodology" 16-20 Nov 2015, College of Engineering Adoor
14. "Computational Fluid Dynamics" 11-15 Jan 2016, College of Engineering Adoor
15. "State of art of solar energy technologies" 22-26 Feb 2016, College of Engineering Adoor


Faculty & Staff  Development Programme Coordinated

1. “Recent Trends in Renewable Energy Systems”, 10th -14th June 2013.
2. “Productivity & Energy Efficiency for Sustainable Development”, 22nd -26th July 2013
3. "Green Nanotechnology in Materials  Engineering and Energy Applications", 15-19 December 2015
4. " Computer Aided Drafting and Modeling", 28th Nov - 02nd December 2016
5. " Engineering Applications of Finite Element Methods", 05-09 December 2016
6. " Innovative Materials for Thermal Energy Storage", 19-23 December 2016
7. " Advanced Solid Modeling" 08-10 Feb 2017

Journals reviewed

1.  Applied Thermal Engineering (Elsevier). -6

2. International Journal of Refrigeration (Elsevier) - 1

3. Australian Journal of Chemistry (CSIRO) - 1

4. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences (Elsevier) - 2

5. Data in Brief (Elsevier) -1

6. International Journal of Energy Research (Wiley)- 1







 
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