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Anil Singh Yadav

Anil Singh Yadav
IES College of Technology, Bhopal, India · Mechanical Engineering Department

PhD
CFD simulation, Heat transfer, Solar air heater, Artificial roughness, Nusselt number, Fluid flow, Ribs

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Introduction
Currently working as Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (LNCT) Bhopal (MP) India. He Received Ph.D. from NIT Bhopal, M. Tech. (Thermal) from NIT Bhopal & B.E. (Mechanical) from MITS Gwalior. His main research area is CFD & heat transfer. He has published more than 100 research papers including 12 research papers in SCI journals as a ‘First Author. He has published 06 books, 06 book chapters and 02 patents. He has also granted 02 patents.
Additional affiliations
August 2009 - April 2015
Technocrats Institute of Technology, Bhopal (MP) India
Position
  • Professor
Education
December 2009 - February 2014
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
Field of study
  • Mechanical Engineering (CFD/Heat transfer)
August 2002 - August 2004
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
Field of study
  • Mechanical Engineering (Thermal)
August 1997 - July 2001
Madhav Institute of Technology & Science Gwalior
Field of study
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Publications (77)
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A numerical investigation of turbulent flows through a solar air heater roughened with semicircular sectioned transverse rib roughness has been executed. The physical problem is represented mathematically by a set of governing equations, and the transport equations are solved using the finite element method. The numerical results show that the flow...
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Solar air heater is the cheapest and extensively used solar energy collection device for drying of agricultural products, space heating, seasoning of timber and curing of industrial products. The use of an artificial roughness on a surface is an effective technique to enhance the rate of heat transfer to fluid flow in the duct of a solar air heater...
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In this paper, the effect of rib (circular sectioned) spacing on average Nusselt number and friction factor in an artificially roughened solar air heater (duct aspect ratio, AR = 5:1) is studied by adopting the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) approach. Numerical solutions are obtained using commercial software ANSYS FLUENT v12.1. The computation...
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The use of artificial roughness in the form of repeated ribs on a surface is an effective technique to enhance the rate of heat transfer. A numerical investigation on the heat transfer and fluid flow characteristics of fully developed turbulent flow in a rectangular duct having repeated transverse square sectioned rib roughness on the absorber plat...
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Solar air heater is a type of heat exchanger which transforms solar radiation into heat energy. The thermal performance of conventional solar air heater has been found to be poor because of the low convective heat transfer coefficient from the absorber plate to the air. Use of artificial roughness on a surface is an effective technique to enhance t...
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The thermal performance of a solar air heater (SAH) is enhanced by producing air turbulence. The air turbulence is created by using either extended surface or iron filing between the black colour absorber plate and glass of the SAH. In this article, the thermal performance of a SAH in the case of without fins and with fins at a different location i...
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In recent research activities, autonomous vehicles and self-driving technology have gained lot of attention among scientists. The idea of autonomous vehicles can be anticipated in the 1920s when the design of the first radio-controlled vehicles was in progress. Autonomous vehicles are going to be the trend of the future in this modern era of automa...
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The environment demands a reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, as building and construction are responsible for more than 40% of the energy consumed worldwide and 30% of the world’s GHG emissions. Many countries have aligned themselves with the Paris agreement, following its target of achieving net zero carbon emissions, although some gover...
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In this paper, the impact of an extended surface on the passage of a microchannel using cylindrical ribs with variable sector angles on heat transfer rate is presented using computer simulation. Extended surfaces in the form of cylindrical ribs of varying sector angles in the passage of microchannel in a staggered manner have been designed. The sid...
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Solar air heating devices have been employed in a wide range of industrial and home applications for solar energy conversion and recovery. It is a useful technique for increasing the rate of heat transfer by artificially creating repetitive roughness on the absorbing surface in the form of semicircular ribs. A thermo-hydraulic performance analysis...
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The term “thermal comfort” gained recognition with the advancement of HVAC systems. Thermal comfort is explained by the American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers as “the mind state which incorporates satisfaction with respect to contact atmosphere”. Thermal comfort disturbs the consumption of energy for the HVAC syste...
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Due to social development and industrial evolution, the waste generated by human activities are growing continuously. Municipal solid waste (MSW) is growing with the increase of population, and it is estimated to increase 5% every year. The MSW has a negative impact on the environment in many ways, comprising its contribution to the rising climate...
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Due to increase in population and augmented usage of conventional fuels; raised interest among scientist to find some potential substitute of conventional fuels for sustainable development, because these fuels are limited and also non-renewable. Many alternative fuels such as biodiesel, ethanol, methanol, synthetic fuels, hydrogen, biogas, natural...
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In this article, an absorber plate of solar air heater attached with a combination of opposite apex triangular cross-sectioned rib roughness is experimentally analyzed. A series of experiments are carried out to investigate the turbulent airflow for various rib arrangements. This study aims to find effect of pitch of rib roughness element on the he...
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The energy sustainability is one of the recent fields of research among scientist and engineers throughout the world. Solar energy is abundantly available and can be used to generate power. A major problem faced by technologies using solar radiation for energy generation is the unavailability of sunlight during night hours or when the sky-view has...
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Internal combustion (IC) engines have been an underlying part of our civilization since their invention. Internal combustion engines play major role in transport of goods and humans. Use of renewable and cleaner fuels in IC engines are recommended due to the depletion of fossil fuels and its harmful impact on environment. Biodiesel has been conside...
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After the oil price rise in 1973, and the increased global pollution; individual, social and national life and economy were largely affected by the increasing cost of energy. Rapidly increasing prices of petroleum, its crisis, and uncertainties regarding the availability of petroleum have serious effect on the development of economy all over the wo...
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Solar air heaters are widely used in industrial areas due to their economical design. However, their low thermal efficiency makes them unsuitable for transporting thermal energy. The usefulness of a solar air heater (SAH) can be boosted by applying ribs on the absorbing surface. To measure the heat transfer (HT) rate and friction factor (fr), the a...
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Despite the limitations of conventional energy sources, the current energy scenario is still biased towards the use of these resources. Solar energy is regarded as a vital component of sustainable energy development due to its environmental friendliness and abundant resources. Solar air heaters (SAHs) are devices that convert solar energy into ther...
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With the aid of the solar heater collectors, the thermal energy is collected and transformed into heat. The friction and heat transfer features are significantly influenced by the collector’s cross-sectional shape. Using a computational technique, the performance of a triangle duct solar heat collector (TDSHC) roughened with 450 protrude and dimple...
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The use of baffles, fins, ribs, and grooves in the solar air heater (SAH) improves heat transfer (HT). Various efforts were made to improve heat transfer rates through duct using these components. As a result, significant pressure drop has also been observed due to these components. This article attempts to describe and conclude experimental invest...
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A coating on the roughened absorber surface of a solar air heater can improve its efficacy. This paper presents the results of a comparative study of nanomaterial and hybrid nanomaterial coatings on the roughened absorber surface to improve the performance of a solar air heater. The solar heater is designed to assess heat transfer rate, thermal eff...
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A coating on the roughened absorber surface of a solar air heater can improve its efficacy. This paper presents the results of a comparative study of nanomaterial and hybrid nanomaterial coatings on the roughened absorber surface to improve the performance of a solar air heater. The solar heater is designed to assess heat transfer rate, thermal eff...
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Solar air heating is a type of renewable energy heating technology that uses the sun's insolation to convert the energy into air. It is commonly used in commercial and industrial buildings to provide air conditioning and heating. Enhancing the effectiveness of a solar air heater (SAH) system by adding ribs to its surface is a great way to save mone...
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Due to their light weight and cast ability, cast aluminium alloys are gradually being used in aerospace and automotive applications. Welding aluminium castings together for variety of applications is very critical. Due to the existence of hot cracking, porosity and distortion, these alloys are difficult to fuse using conventional fusion welding tec...
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Adding ribs to a solar air heater duct's surface is an excellent means of increasing the efficiency of the system. In this article, a SAH with circular and semi-circular rib roughness is numerically analysed. This study is carried out in ANSYS Fluent v16 using the RNG k-ε turbulence model. For momentum and energy equations, the second-order upwind...
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To assess the influence of artificial roughness on heat transfer in solar air heater ducting, a variety of alternative approaches have been used to investigate the problem. In this article, an absorber plate of SAH attached with rib roughness is numerically analysed. Adding ribs to a solar air heater duct's surface is an excellent means of increasi...
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Energy is the driving force of the cosmos. Mechanical, electrical, chemical, and radiation energy are some of the numerous kinds of energy. One of such form is solar radiation energy. Soar air heating uses sunlight thermal energy to heat air. It is commonly used for heating air in buildings and industrial processes. It has an insulating rear plate,...
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Solar air heating is a type of heating that uses the sun's energy to heat air. This technology is most commonly used in commercial and industrial processes. A SAH is simple to install and operates efficiently. However, it is simple to maintained and is usually not energy-efficient. A SAH's poor efficiency is caused by the development of a laminar s...
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In the present paper, an even span roof-shaped greenhouse dryer’s thermal performance has been experimentally evaluated under no-load condition. The objective of the work is to evaluate the various heat transfer parameters inside greenhouse dryer so that proper crops would be selected for drying purposes. The average set value of air mass rate used...
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Soar air heating uses sunlight thermal energy to heat air. It is commonly used for heating air in buildings and industrial processes. This technology is the most cost-effective and efficient among all solar thermal solutions. Solar air heat technology can help minimize the carbon footprint of traditional heat sources by supplying electrical energy...
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This research paper is concerned with a detailed theoretical parametric analysis to optimize the depth of duct (bed) of blackened wire-screen matrices packed bed solar collector (PBSC) and obtained results are compared with plane collector. The two kinds of woven wire-screens are used in a plate of PBSC. The different mass flow rates of air pass th...
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The major problem regarding machining of nickel-based superalloy such as Hastelloy C-276 is high tool wear for prolonged operation due to work hardening effect and the surface roughness which directly affects the performance of machined component during its application. In this study, the Design of Experiments (DOE) has been used to study the effec...
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A new CFD-based correlation for rib roughened solar air heater is presented in this paper. An absorber plate of SAH attached with transverse semicircular ribs is analyzed in this article. ANSYS Fluent v16 is utilized to analyze the turbulent airflow for different arrangements of rib. All results are based on CFD simulations. The analysis is perform...
Chapter
The present study aims to increase the heat gain of a solar air heater (SAH) operated at a high mass flow rate of air. The new type of double-pass type solar air heater (DPSAH) is designed and experimented on four consecutive days. The performance of a designed air heater is also compared with a conventional single-pass air heater (SPSAH) having th...
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In the present work, analysis of intake swirl is carried out on a single cylinder, direct injection diesel engine to determine the effect of swirl ratio on engine performance. A two dimensional CAD model was built to predict the pressure, temperature and velocity variation of air entering the cylinder during the suction and compression strokes of a...
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A numerical simulation of a solar air heater (SAH) with transverse equilateral triangular ribbed surface is carried out. The rib-pitch (P) and rib-height (e) ratio P/e 14.29, rib height and hydraulic diameter (D) of the duet ratio (e/D) are 0.021 to 0.042 and Reynolds number (Re) is 3800–18,000. The thermal and flow properties are investigated thro...
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Graphene exhibits excellent distinct characteristics due to their lightweight and honeycomb structure. Due to these unique properties, graphene attracted number of researchers from diversified fields. Its applications are found in opto-electronics, electronics and biomedical sectors. These nanomaterials show some toxicity effects for biomedical app...
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Practical / viva voce exam and other online grading test now based on multiple choice questions frequently conducting for the grade analysis of the student or candidate.This book contains more then 250 plus objective questions and answers for the students to practice purpose.we have divided question answer according to unit as per the syllabus taug...
Patent
A novel Laptop Case has been designed. The novelty resides in the Shape and Configuration of the “LAPTOP CASE”
Book
Computer-Aided Drafting is a process of preparing a drawing of an object on the screen of a computer. There are various types of drawings in different fields of engineering and sciences. In the fields of mechanical or aeronautical engineering, the drawings of machine components and the layouts of them are prepared. In the field of civil engineering...
Patent
A novel Laptop Stand has been designed. The novelty resides in the Shape and Configuration of the “LAPTOP STAND”
Book
Basic Mechanical Engineering: A Practical Approach is primarily intended for the undergraduate degree/diploma students of different institutions and universities across the country. Basic Mechanical Engineering: A Practical Approach is written precisely to cater the needs of I/II Semester Engineering/Diploma Students.
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In the present work improvement of warmth conveying rate by creating harshness underside of onlooker surface in sun-powered air warmer has been explored. CFD examine has been done, to appraise warm course through convection and grinding factor in SAH pipe in which symmetrical triangular formed transverse rib unpleasantness is utilized. Computationa...
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Present invention relates to an apparatus for measuring water absorption capacity of a building material. Furthermore, the invention relates to a process for using the apparatus for measuring water absorption capacity of building material. According to an aspect of the invention, there is provided an apparatus for measuring water absorption capacit...
Book
This book focuses on three approaches or methods that can be used to solve a problem of fluid flow and heat transfer in an artificially roughened solar air heater. Solar air heater is one of the basic equipment through which solar energy is converted into thermal energy. Prediction of heat transfer and fluid flow processes of an artificially roughe...
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Our society is facing energy challenges as the demand for energy is increasing day by day. The demand for energy in the entire world has reached the level that is difficult to be met by fossil fuels. Presently, fossil fuels are providing more than 85% of the global energy demand. These fossil fuels are limited. Also, it has a significant adverse ef...
Patent
The present invention relates to the field of internal combustion engines. In particular, the present invention relates to a camless and a valveless internal combustion engine. The internal combustion engine of the present invention includes a manifold shaft that replaces the valves of the conventional internal combustion engine. The manifold shaft...
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RGI International Journal is an interdisciplinary journal which was started by Radharaman Group of Institutes, Bhopal in the year 2011. Research Papers are invited for further issues. Publication in the journal is free of cost.
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Solar air heaters are cheap and extensively used solar energy collection devices for space heating, seasoning of timber, curing of industrial products and can also be effectively used for curing/drying of concrete/clay building components and in air-conditioning systems. In this article, the effect of relative roughness height on Nusselt number and...
Chapter
Solar air heater is one of the basic equipment through which solar energy is converted into thermal energy. In order to make solar air heater efficient, heat transfer rate from absorber plate to flowing air needs to be increased in solar air heater duct. An artificial roughness in the form of small wires is widely used method for the enhancements o...
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Artificially roughened solar air heater has been topic in research for the last thirty years. Prediction of heat tr.ansfer and fluid flow processes of an artificially roughened solar air heater can be obtained by three approaches: theoretical, experimental and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) approaches. This article provides a comprehensive revi...
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In this article, a numerical investigation is conducted to analyze the two-dimensional incompressible Navier-Stokes flows through the artificially roughened solar air heater for relevant Reynolds number ranges from 3800 to 18,000. Twelve different configurations of equilateral triangular sectioned rib (P/e = 7.14-35.71 and e/d = 0.021-0.042) have b...
Thesis
The literature survey reveals that a lot of experimental studies have been reported to evaluate performance of solar air heater, but literature search in this area also reveals that very few CFD studies have been made on the performance evaluation of artificially roughened solar air heater. However there is no comparative CFD and experimental study...
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The objective of this article is to present a detailed review of the literature that deals with the application of CFD in the design of solar air heater. Solar air heater is one of the basic equipment through which solar energy is converted into thermal energy. CFD is a simulation tool which uses powerful computer and applied mathematics, to model...
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This article presents the study of heat transfer and fluid flow processes in an artificially roughened solar air heater by using computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The effects of small diameter of transverse wire rib roughness on heat transfer and fluid flow have been investigated. The Reynolds number, relative roughness pitch (P/e) and relative r...
Conference Paper
This paper presents the study of fluid flow and heat transfer in a plain rectangular duct of a solar air heater by using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). The effect of Reynolds number on heat transfer coefficient and friction factor is investigated. A commercial finite volume package ANSYS FLUENT 12.1 is used to analyze and visualize the nature...
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The explosive technological development in every sphere of life has resulted in extreme exploitation of natural and human resources. In order to move towards a sustainable existence in our critically energy dependent society, there is a continuing need to adopt environmentally sustainable methods for energy production, storage and conversion. Alter...
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This paper presents the study of heat transfer in a rectangular duct of a solar air heater having triangular rib roughness on the absorber plate by using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). The effect of Reynolds number on Nusselt number was investigated. The computations based on the finite volume method with the SIMPLE algorithm have been conduct...
Conference Paper
This paper presents the study of fluid flow and heat transfer in a plain rectangular duct of a solar air heater by using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). The effect of Reynolds number on heat transfer coefficient and friction factor was investigated. A commercial finite volume package ANSYS FLUENT 12.1 is used to analyze and visualize the nature...
Book
This book presents a new technique to enhance heat transfer coefficient of double pipe heat exchanger. Heat transfer enhancement is the practice of modifying a heat transfer surface to increase the heat transfer coefficient between the surface and fluid. An experimental investigation has been conducted to evaluate the heat transfer performance of d...
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Influences of the half length twisted tape insertion on heat transfer and pressure drop characteristics in a U-bend double pipe heat exchanger have been studied experimentally. In the experiments, the swirling flow was introduced by using half- length twisted tape placed inside the inner test tube of the heat exchanger. The results obtained from th...
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An experimental investigation has been conducted to evaluate the heat transfer performance of double pipe heat exchanger. Experiments were carried out under two condition of full-length and half-length twisted tape inserts in double pipe heat exchanger and result are compared with the smooth double pipe heat exchanger. By inserting twisted tape ins...
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An experimental investigation has been conducted to evaluate the heat transfer performance of double pipe heat exchanger. Experiments were carried out under two conditions of full-length and half-length twisted tape inserts in double pipe heat exchanger and result are compared with the smooth double pipe heat exchanger. By inserting twisted tape in...

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