Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering

Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering

Select Proceedings of RAME 2020

Editors: Kumar, A., Pal, A., Kachhwaha, S.S., Jain, P.K. (Eds.)

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This book presents the select proceedings of the second International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering (RAME 2020). The topics covered include aerodynamics and fluid mechanics, automation, automotive engineering, composites, ceramics and polymers processing, computational mechanics, failure and fracture mechanics, friction, tribology and surface engineering, heating and ventilation, air conditioning system, industrial engineering, IC engines, turbomachinery and alternative fuels, machinability and formability of materials, mechanisms and machines, metrology and computer-aided inspection, micro- and nano-mechanics, modelling, simulation and optimization, product design and development, rapid manufacturing technologies and prototyping, solid mechanics and structural mechanics, thermodynamics and heat transfer, traditional and non-traditional machining processes, vibration and acoustics. The book also discusses various energy-efficient renewable and non-renewable resources and technologies, strategies and technologies for sustainable development and energy & environmental interaction. The book is a valuable reference for beginners, researchers, and professionals interested in sustainable construction and allied fields. 

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Dr. Amit Pal is currently working as Professor at the Department of Mechanical, Automobile and Production & Industrial Engineering, Delhi Technological University (Formerly Delhi College of Engineering), Delhi.  He obtained his B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) from Vikram University, Ujjain and Master of Engineering from the University of Mumbai and Ph.D. from the Faculty of Technology, University of Delhi. He has more than 23 years of experience in teaching and research with major research interest areas which include IC engines, biofuels and waste management, pollution mitigation, etc. He has published 50 papers in reputed international journals. Prof. Amit Pal received commendable research award 2018 for the paper “Experimental Studies on Utilization of Prunus armeniaca L. (Wild Apricot) Biodiesel as an Alternative Fuel for CI Engine in Waste and Biomass Vaporization.” He also received the first prize for the research paper “Recent Developments in Biodiesel: Part I – Biodiesel Production Technology” and the Second prize for the research paper titled “Optimization of Solar assisted Production of Biodiesel from Cottonseed Oil”. He has been an expert member in various committees of CPCB India, DTC Delhi, GGSIPU, NIOS and NBOS India, etc. Prof. Amit Pal published 3 books on Renewable Energy, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, and Heat and Mass Transfer. He wrote many chapters in “Advances in Alternate and Renewable Energy Technologies”. Prof. Amit Pal has also successfully completed different research projects sponsored by the Government of Delhi, Arihant Energy Solutions, Mosarbear and DTU costing over 17 lakhs (INR). He is the life-time member of the Indian Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Indian Society of Technical Education, the Solar Energy Society of India and the Ultrasonic Society of India. Prof. Amit Pal organized many workshops, conferences and faculty development programmes and also delivered over 30 expert lectures in many reputed seminars, conferences, short-term courses, QIP and FDP programmes etc.  organized at DTU and other reputed organizations.   

Dr. Anil Kumar is Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, with additional charge of Additional Coordinator-Centre for Energy and Environment, Delhi Technological University, Delhi, India. He has completed his Ph.D. in Solar Energy from Centre for Energy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India, in the year 2007. He was Postdoctoral Researcher at Energy Technology Research Center, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand, in the discipline of Energy Technology from June 2015 to May 2017. He has also served as Assistant Professor in Energy Centre, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal, India, from 2010 to 2018, and the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University Institute of Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, India, from 2005 to 2010. His areas of specialization are energy technology, renewable energy, solar energy applications, energy economics, heat transfer, natural rubber sheet drying and environmental issues. He has completed many research projects in these areas. He has more than 15 years of experience in the field of energy technology. He has published 120 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and 75 papers in the international/national conferences proceeding. He has received more than 3000 citations with h-index = 31. He has developed thin-layer drying model with his student in 2014. It is known as “Prakash and Kumar model”. This model is being used and cited by so many researchers around the globe. He has published 10 books with international/national publishers. He has also published 3 patents—one in the solar dryer and another in the solar photovoltaic thermal collector. He has supervised 9 Ph.D. scholars and 37 master students. Dr. Kumar has visited countries, namely UK, Thailand and Malaysia. He has received various awards and appreciation from reputed sources. Some of them are provided here: “Commendable Research Award 2019” for publishing quality research paper in Delhi Technological University, Delhi, India. Research Excellence Award 2016: The researcher has Top 20 Publications from the Web of Science database, honored by Dr. Chusak Limsakul, President Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand. “Appreciation” for Outstanding Service in the reviewer's committee and active reviewers during the year 2015 from International Institute of Engineers, Kolkata, and Elsevier. “Best Paper Award” in Global Conference on Energy and Sustainable Development (GCESD 2015), February 24–26, 2015, at Coventry University Technology Park, Puma Way, Coventry, West Midlands CV1 2TT.   
Dr. Surendra Singh Kachhwaha is Professor and Head, Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Technology, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar.  He has accomplished research projects and consultancy work worth four crores. He completed his B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from M.B.M. Engineering College, Jodhpur. He did his M.Tech. in Heat Power from Indian Institute of Technology, BHU Varanasi, and Ph.D. in Evaporative Cooling from IIT Delhi. He has teaching experience of more than 32 years in thermal engineering at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Dr. Kachhwaha has around 80 technical publications in reputed national and international journals and more than 100 publications in national/international conferences. His research interests include evaporative cooling, ice slurry generation, polygeneration, offshore wind energy and biodiesel production techniques. Dr. Kachhwaha has taught various thermal engineering courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and guided 33 M.Tech. dissertation and 7 PhDs. He served as Faculty in Rajasthan Technological University, Kota and Delhi Technological University, Delhi, in the past.    
Dr. Prashant K. Jain is Associate Professor and Dean (Students) at PDPM Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur, Jabalpur, India. He has over 25 years of research and teaching experience at UG and PG levels. He is graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Dr. H. S. Gour University Sagar in 1995 and did Master’s in Advanced Production Systems from Samrat Ashok Technological Institute (S.A.T.I.) Vidisha.  He has received Ph.D. Degree in the area of Rapid Prototyping/Additive Manufacturing, particularly on Part Strength studies in Selective Laser Sintering Process from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, (IIT Delhi) Delhi in 2009. Dr. Prashant K. Jain was previously with Delhi Technological University Delhi (formerly known as Delhi College of Engineering) as lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Department. He has also served Indian Institute of Technology Delhi as project scientist and research associate where he was engaged in research work on error compensation in CNC machines and part quality improvement in Fused Deposition Modelling. Currently he is with PDPM IIITDM Jabalpur as Associate Professor and Dean (Students). He has more than 110 publications to his credit, published in International peer reviewed journals of repute, National and International conferences in India and abroad. He has guided 5 Ph.D.’s and 27 Master’s and several ongoing. He has been a resource person and delivered invited lectures, chaired scientific sessions in several National and International Conferences, STTP’s and QIP programs. His research interest extends from Geometric Modelling, CAD/CAM Integration, Incremental Sheet forming, Computational geometry, Rapid Prototyping & Tooling, Incremental sheet forming to Nano Technologies in Manufacturing.

Table of contents (96 chapters)

Table of contents (96 chapters)
  • Experimental Studies of Heat Transfer Under Natural Convection in Heat Pipe Insulated with Vacuum Chamber

    Pages 3-18

    Rai, Sumit Kumar (et al.)

  • Commissioning Process and Energy Analysis in the Building: A Case Study for Ranchi City

    Pages 19-29

    Prakash, Om (et al.)

  • Fabrication of Metal-Doped Polymer to Study Its Thermal and Mechanical Properties

    Pages 31-42

    Joon, Isha (et al.)

  • Investigation on Heating Load for Polyhouse Located in Agra: A Case Study

    Pages 43-50

    Kumar, Pankaj (et al.)

  • Levelized Cost Computation of Novel Thermoelectric Modules

    Pages 51-62

    Mane, Pradyumn (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering
Book Subtitle
Select Proceedings of RAME 2020
Editors
  • Anil Kumar
  • Amit Pal
  • Surendra Singh Kachhwaha
  • Prashant Kumar Jain
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-9678-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-9678-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-9677-3
Series ISSN
2195-4356
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 1161
Number of Illustrations
104 b/w illustrations, 521 illustrations in colour
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