Mrinmoy Majumder

Mrinmoy Majumder
National Institute of Technology, Agartala | NITA · Department of Civil Engineering(HE)

PhD
Book Writing@50 project ideas in MCDM and GIS

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Introduction
Dr.Mrinmoy Majumder is an Assistant Professor in School of Hydro-informatics Engg. (now under Civil Engg. Dept) in National Institute of Technology Agartala. His present research interest includes water-energy nexus,water based renewable energy,optimization technique and multi criteria decision making method.
Additional affiliations
December 2007 - June 2010
School of Water Resources Engineering
Position
  • State Govt Fellowship
Education
February 2008 - June 2010
Jadavpur University
Field of study
  • Engineering
August 2004 - May 2006
Jadavpur University
Field of study
  • Water Resources
October 1999 - June 2003
Utkal
Field of study
  • Electrical

Publications

Publications (224)
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The rise in the demand for energy from the burgeoning population has enhanced the importance of renewable energy resources to substitute conventional energy resources. In this regard, energy extracted from ocean waves is found to be one of the most reliable but expensive alternatives. The cost of installation and monitoring of wave energy converter...
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The monitoring of water requirement in irrigation areas is mostly performed by on-farm methods like utilization of soil probes, tensiometers, or neutron probes. The probes are placed into the soil collected from different depths of the root zone of the crop. But such procedures are found to be time-consuming. As a result, non-portable capacitance-b...
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Surface water treatment plants are major energy consumers in all countries. In recent years, the increasing scarcity of fossil fuels and the growth in demand for energy resulting from the needs of development have prompted optimisation of the use of energy. SWTPs are responsible for the supply of treated water to consumers. Although a significant a...
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The uncertainty in the water-based renewable energy systems reduces the plant capacity. However, real-time monitoring of hydropower plants ensures optimality and continuous faultless performance from the plant. But the implementation of real-time systems has always increased the overall operation cost of the power plant due to the continuous monito...
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Surface water treatment plants (SWTPs) are responsible for supplying treated water to urban or rural consumers to satisfy the demand of the proximal population for drinking water. One important reason why an SWTP may fail is the poor selection of its location. This article proposes an automated framework for decision making which was developed empi...
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The failure probability of the wave energy converters is exceptionally high, which again increases the operation cost of the entities. The cause of this high cost lies in the fact that various factors influence the production efficiency of the converters. To solve this problem, multiple converters are utilized in series and parallel formation to pr...
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The development of low cost projects for the treatment of water is not a new concern. The population of India is mainly dependent on surface and groundwater for different purposes including drinking. Statistics reveal that about 76 million people in India lack access to safe drinking water. Many projects related to the filtration of water have been...
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The Coastal management systems are mainly constitute different subcomponents. The performance of the Coastal surrounding system depends on the performance of these subcomponents. But as pet the previous related studies no attempt was made in identification of the optimal ratio of subcomponent contributions to ensure maximum productivity. Again, the...
Research Proposal
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Hydrology is a very old subject still; a lot of scopes are left in this subject which is hitherto unearthed. Below is the list of the five most popular topics of research that have steadily gained their presence in hydrology-related publications, in the last five years....
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An Introduction to Geographic Information System
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An introduction to Remote Sensing by Video Lectures
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A video introduction about Image Processing
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Climate change is linked with change in precipitation, evapotranspiration, and other climatological parameters, and therefore the runoff of a river basin will be affected. The Gomati River basin is the largest in Tripura. The increased settlement in the Gomati River basin and climate change may threaten the natural flow patterns that enable its div...
Poster
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The process of forecasting the rainfall after two or less than two-hour is known as Rainfall nowcasts(RN). The model which predicts such a very short-term storm is referred to as the Rainfall Nowcasting model (RNM). Due to the high amount of variability involved the development of accurate nowcast models is a challenging task. Due to the increase i...
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BIRR is referred as the impact of impervious areas on the distribution of water after rainfall. The area, type, and texture of various impervious areas like buildings, pavements, roads, etc. does not allow rainfall to infiltrate the soil cover and enforced the water droplets to flow off the watershed as runoff. The impact of buildings on rainfall r...
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Umiam Lake is a one of the most important lakes of Meghalaya, India. It is an artificial lake, formed on the Umiam River due to the construction of Umiam Hydro Power Project. The lake has a great importance in providing livelihood to a large number of local people by of tourism, water sport, irrigation and fishing. The lake is also rich in biodiver...
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The world lacks access to clean water for approximately a quarter million people. It is estimated that only 1% of the Earth's 2.5% water can be used. In developing countries, almost 80% of the three million early deaths can be attributed to drinking contaminated water due to organic and inorganic pollutants. Therefore, it is imperative that the tre...
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Deepor Beel is the only Ramsar Site of Assam, India. This biodiversity-rich lake supports many aquatic and terrestrial species, including some globally threatened species. The lake is important to the livelihood of the local population as it provides opportunities for fishing and collection of other wetland biological resources. As a consequence, q...
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The park effect occurs for various reasons in field applications of wave energy conversion. Not all possible causal factors are equally responsible for causing the park effect. The varying significances of the causes were approximated in an objective manner using the analytical hierarchical process multi-criteria decision-making technique and were...
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In this investigation, we have put forward a novel multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) technique, intuitionistic fuzzy best–worst method (intuitionistic fuzzy BWM). Moreover, we have designed a novel hybrid MCDM technique called intuitionistic fuzzy best–worst analytic hierarchy process (intuitionistic fuzzy BWAHP) which is the amalgamation of in...
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The paper discussed a novel approach of polynomial neural network-based group method of data handling coupled with modified particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm to predict the permeate flux of rectangular sheet-shaped membrane. In this regard, permeate flux is considered to be a model output, whereas operating pressure, pore size, and feed v...
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Water Quality Index elucidates the complexity in assessing water quality by converting the results of various parameters into a single number for a precise interpretation of the condition of concerning water. The present study focuses on implementing Multi-Criteria decision-making techniques, namely, Analytical Hierarchy Process and Analytical Netw...
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The present investigation attempts to develop a new method for the evaluation of the parameters influencing the efficiency of new hydropower projects. It aims to provide a framework that allows decision makers to better target resources in HPPs, thereby improve both technical and commercial efficiencies. For this purpose it utilizes multiple criter...
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The uncontrolled extraction followed by technological advancements and increasing population has induced an increase in Green House Gas concentration in the atmosphere and the outcome was global warming followed by the change in climatic pattern in different places of the world has reduced per capita availability of water. Due to climate change, wa...
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Quality Drinking water needs to be maintained for the healthy human body. This study focuses on delineating and expressing the water quality level concerning Water Quality Index, which involves implementing Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis techniques such as Analytical Hierarchy Process and Analytic Network Process. For this purpose, surface water...
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As climate change is linked with changes in precipitation, evapotranspiration and changes in other climatological parameters, these changes will be affected runoff of a river basin. Gomati River basin is the largest river basin among all the river basin of Tripura. Due to the increase in settlement in the Gomati river basin and climate change may t...
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Conventional methods of determination of water quality index are main and popular approach to indicate surface water quality status. The present study tried to endeavor a unique index method which will be beneficial for any water quality parameters irrespective of places and water uses making calculation easy and less complex. In the present study,...
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The chapter focuses on enhancing the permeate flux of helical shaped membrane using group method of data handling (GMDH) algorithm. The variables such as operating pressure, pore size, and feed velocity were selected as input parameters, and permeate flux as model output. The uncertainty analysis evaluates the acceptability of the model, and it was...
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The Water and Energy Management in India provides an innovative, realistic and reliable solution to the common problem of Indian Water and Energy Sector due to the onset of the Impact of Climate Change and Large Scale Urbanization. Twelve Case Studies and One Review Paper that was included in this monograph depicts the way soft computation techniqu...
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Energy requirement is one of the most important factor to keep todays world a developing one. Thus the requirement of electricity has been intensified by the need of energy . At present, humans are very much dependent on fossil fuel in order to produce energy which creates a very big obstacle in the way of sustainable development. The conventional...
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The uncertainty in the water-based renewable energy systems reduces the plant capacity. However, real-time monitoring of hydropower plants ensures optimality and continuous faultless performance from the plant. But the implementation of real-time systems has always increased the overall operation cost of the power plant due to the continuous monito...
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The present study tries to utilize the advantage of multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) methods in the selection of an ideal location for installation or relocation of surface water treatment plant (SWTP). But among the existing MCDM methods, the selection of features and their importance is determined by the decision-maker. Also a decision from...
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Hydropower is one of the most reliable and inexpensive forms of renewable energy that has maximum potential to replace conventional energy resources. However, due to the variations in climatic parameters along with the increased rate of urbanization, the reliability of hydropower plant in satisfying the increased demand requires additional measures...
Conference Paper
As climate change is associated with changes in precipitation, evapo-transpiration and changes in other climatological parameters, these changes will be affected runoff of a river basin. Gomati River basin is the largest river basin among all the river basin of Tripura. Due to the increase in settlement in the Gomati river basin and climate change...
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In the concerned research, the Group method of data handling (GMDH) algorithm has been used to predict the efficiency of the vertical helical coil membrane. Parameters such as inlet pressure (kPa), inlet velocity (m/sec) and pore size (µm) of the membrane have been selected as the input parameters of the model, whereas the efficiency of the membran...
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The present research work demonstrates the trend of Park Effect to the Wave Energy Conversion system or in wave energy converter. The Park Effect occurred due to various reasons in a real field application of Wave Energy Conversion. Park Effect occurred in wind energy as well as wave energy. All possible factors are considered to find out the Park...
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Since the past up to now, security and reduction of vulnerability of the infrastructures, as a target of conflict, disorder and terrorism have been considered by various countries. Dams and their related equipment are among the most important areas in order to increase the national security and preserving important resources and human life. So, pas...
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Maximization of material removal rate may yield impractical results if the cost for generation of removal rate is not included in the optimization. Presently, there are many studies which have applied different linear, nonlinear, and metaheuristics optimization techniques to maximize material removal rate but none of the approaches have the capabil...
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Municipal solid waste is an inevitable outcome of anthropogenic activities. Proper sustainable solid waste management is the need of the hour. In this study, a Suitability Index (S.I) has been determined which can measure the relative importance of a district with regard to its necessity or requirement of collection bins in comparison to other dist...
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Vulnerability assessment as an essential part of the water resource management as water is an essential natural resource. With the increasing population and changed in climatic condition, pressure on water resources has also been increased which leads to a need for vulnerability assessments. The aim of the present is to assess the vulnerability of...
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Increase in population growth has induced major changes in land use and land cover (LULC) worldwide. This changed LULC influences the runoff characteristics of a watershed, which ultimately affects the quality and availability of surface and groundwater. Hence, it becomes very much important to assess the effect of change in LULC on the runoff char...
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Uncontrolled high emission of greenhouse gases due to the use of fossil fuels has high impact on global warming. Due to this global warming, the earth's temperature is increasing and consequently has changed the patterns of various natural phenomena such as wave height and wind speed. Wave power energy resources are ideal alternative to reduce the...
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Energy utilization attributed technological advancement and social development for the mankind. The population growth and large scale energy use boosted demand for energy across the globe. Design of Cost effective energy system can provide solution for energy crisis with sustainable growth for industry and society. In present paper radical paramete...
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Loktak Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake of Northeastern India, characteristic by floating islands, known as Phumdis. The lake supports rich biodiversity including some globally threatened species, hence declared as a Ramsar Site. The lake facilitates hydropower, irrigation and provides a livelihood to the local villagers in the form of f...
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A multi-story stacked protected farm is a high-tech structure for growing vegetables on multi-stacks in each floor under optimally controlled environments in a location where the weather or the soil is not conducive. An attempt has been made in this paper to evaluate economic of a six-story protected farm on a land in Delhi city, India, that having...
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The conversion efficiency of wave energy converters is not only unsatisfactory but also expensive, which is why the popularity of wave energy as an alternative to conventional energy sources is subjacent. This means that besides wave height and period, there are many other factors which influence the amount of "utilizable" wave energy potential. Th...
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Hydro power plants are one of the most cost‐effective renewable technologies which have the potential to replace the conventional fuels. However, reliability of the plant varies with time due to irregularity in flow pattern of the river which depends on the pattern of climatic parameters like precipitation and evapo‐transpiration. The reliability o...
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The productivity of shell and tube heat exchangers are governed by various geometrical parameters like tube diameter,tube thickness, tube length, tube pitch, tube layout, installation area and baffle spacing of the heat exchanger. The operational efficiency of heat exchangers is highly influenced by the characteristics of heat exchanger parameters....
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One of the most promising renewable alternatives is the energy produced from ocean waves in which converters are used to convert wave energy into electricity. Suitable location is also decides the utilization efficiency of the converter by which wave potential can be converted into electrical energy. That is why; the present investigation tries to...
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The potential of analytical hierarchy process (AHP)-rough number based compromise ranking method (also known as VIKOR) multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) and group method of data handling (GMDH) multimodal predictive method was analysed for smart representation of 'utilisation potential' of wave energy converters from specific locations. The sig...
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Priorities of different water quality parameters are required to be determined for the calculation of Water Quality Indices. The procedures of determining priorities (importance) to the parameters are often subjective and preferential. The present study proposes an objective and non-preferential method to determine the priorities of water quality p...
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Heat exchangers are frequently characterized by heat transfer process, flow rating, exchanger capacity and configuration. Among all exchangers, shell and tube exchangers have versatile application in several domains. In order to evaluate the performance parameters of Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger (STHX), simulation modeling is proposed in this stud...
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Shell-and-tube heat exchangers (STHXs) are extensively used for numerous industrial applications. The exchange efficiency (EE) of heat exchanger (HX) greatly influences production quality and plant performance. Present paper explores significant parameters to boost up the exchange efficiency of HX. The polynomial neural network (PNN) was applied to...
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The aim of this present investigation is to identify the most important risk factor for cancer by means of a mathematical model. The study begins with considering some types of cancer viz. breast, colorectum as well as lung and bronchus cancer as most of the cancer patients suffer from these types of cancers. Teaching-Learning-Based Optimization te...
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The change in climate and rate of urbanization affects and unbalances the equilibrium between the demand and supply of energy resources. Hydropower plants are one of the most affected systems. But not all the operational parameters get influenced by this change. The significance varies between the parameters and indicators. Until now, there are no...
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Substrates differ for different crops and an optimal substrate depends on pH, porosity (%), and water-holding capacity (%). A substrate suitability index (SSI) was determined to prioritize substrates for maximum growth of vegetable crops under protected culture. The SSI was determined by the weighted ratio of the substrate properties values require...
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Helical baffles are employed increasingly in shell-and-tube heat exchangers for their significant advantages in reducing pressure drop, vibration, and fouling while maintaining a higher heat transfer performance. In order to make good use of helical baffles, serial improvements have been made by many researchers. In this paper create model of optim...
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Soil erosion has become a major deterrent in any watershed management program. The erodibility of the soil from the river banks has degraded watersheds all over the world. That is why in any watershed development programmers' erodibility of soil becomes a signifi-cant design parameter. However, there is lack of efficient simulation model for estima...
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Hazen-William equation is used to estimate the Fluid flow in closed channel. There are various models for estimation of pipe flow, however the accuracy and reliability of models varies due to the empirical nature of the Hazen-William constant .the applicability of model also become constrained due to the dependency of constant on pipe material, dim...
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Soil erosion has become a major deterrent in any watershed management program. The erodibility of the soil from the river banks has degraded watersheds all over the world. That is why in any watershed development programmers' erodibility of soil becomes a significant design parameter. However, there is lack of efficient simulation model for estimat...
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With the advent of civilization, open field agriculture is facing some major challenges; most importantly decrease in per capita land availability. In this paper, an attempt has been made to review crop growing substrates for protected farms. Substrate selection is a critical factor for optimal production of high-quality vegetables. Rooting depth d...
Book
This book highlights the application of Geographical Information System (GIS) and nature based algorithms to solve the problems of water and water based renewable energy resources. The irregularity in availability of resources and inefficiency in utilization of the available resources has reduced the potentiality of water and water based renewable...
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Suspended solids in water cause turbidity. Suspended solids reduce dissolved oxygen,hinder the respiration of aquatic organisms and induce bacterial growth. Due to such significant impact on water quality and aquatic ecosystem, turbidity and total suspended solids are important water quality parameters. Now, turbidity of water can be estimated easi...
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In OTEC low vaporization temperature organic fluid used as the working fluid. So to obtain an efficacious output, the selection of working fluid must be accurate. It’s entirely depends upon the properties of the fluid. So there should be a focus on the fluid property and probability of failure should also take into account while selecting a fluid....
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The advances in technology and demand for luxury have induced increase in energy demand. However, the conventional energy resources due to its cost and impact on environment are becoming infeasible solution to satisfy the demand. As a result, alternative sources of energy such as solar, hydro, and sustainable energy resources are used to substitute...
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Water treatment plants provide an integral service to both households and industries by supplying an essential component for day to day living as well as for commercial processes. In order to maintain an efficient and sustainable water supply, the various components implicit in the processes in WTPs need to be aligned in an optimal configuration of...
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The high-altitude lake systems of the Himalayas in Kashmir and Ladakh have unique variations in their water chemistry and fauna and flora. In the eastern Himalaya a number of small and medium wetland site occur in Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Manipur. The lower foothills and duras area of the eastern Himalaya abound numerous beels and shaur...