Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering
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Advances in Thermofluids and Renewable Energy

Select Proceedings of TFRE 2020

Editors: Mahanta, P., Kalita, P., Paul, A., Banerjee, A. (Eds.)

  • Presents applications of heat transfer and fluid dynamics in physical and biological systems
  • Covers latest technologies in renewable energy harvesting and storage
  • Includes emerging topics like electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles
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This book comprises the select proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Trends in Developments of Thermofluids and Renewable Energy (TFRE 2020). The major topics covered include aerodynamics, alternate energy, bio fuel, bio heat transfer, computational fluid dynamics, control mechanism for constant power generation, and energy storage. The book also discusses latest developments in the fields of electric vehicles, hybrid power systems, and solar and renewable energy. Given the scope of its contents, this book will be useful for students, researchers, and professionals interested in the field of thermofluids and renewable energy resources. 

About the authors

Prof. Pinakeswar Mahanta is a Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. He has graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Regional Engineering College Rourkela. He has completed his master degree (M.Tech) in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. He has more than 20 years of teaching experience in the field of conjugate radiation, renewable energy (biodiesel, biomass gasification and biogas technology), circulating fluidized bed technology, energy conservation, combustion and gasification of solid fuel, refrigeration and air conditioning besides 12 years of industry experience. He has published more than 130 research papers in various reputed journals and conferences, and 10 book chapters. He is a recipient of India Distinguished Visiting Fellow awarded by the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, in the year 2010. He is also awarded JSPS Fellowship by invitation by Gifu University, Japan, in December 2017. He has also visited several times to Hof University of Applied Sciences, Germany, as resource person. He has guided twenty PhD students and number of master’s students. Currently, he is a Director of National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh.
 
Dr. Pankaj Kalita is Assistant Professor in the Centre for Energy, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. He has graduated from Jorhat Engineering College (Under Dibrugarh University, Assam) in Mechanical Engineering. He has completed his master degree (M.Tech) in Mechanical Engineering (specialization: Fluids and Thermal Engineering) and PhD in Energy from IIT Guwahati. He worked at Tezpur University as Assistant Professor in the Department of Energy before joining at IIT Guwahati. He has more than 6 years of teaching and 16 years of research experience in the field of renewable energy (solar energy, thermochemical and biochemical conversion of biomass and energy storage). He has published more than 30 peer-reviewed research papers in various reputed journals, 8 book chapters and 15 conference papers. He is a recipient of India Distinguished Visiting Fellow awarded by the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, in the year 2010. He was also selected for attending prestigious India-UK young scientist networking conference on low carbon technologies held during 2-3 December, 2009, Kolkata, organized by British Council Kolkata. He has also represented IIT Guwahati in the 2nd Winter School held at Gifu University, Japan, in December 2016. Currently he is guiding ten PhD students and three master’s students. He has successfully implemented seven research projects and twelve consultancy projects funded by different government and private agencies in various fields of renewable energy. At present two research projects are in progress in the areas of energy storage, and renewable energy integration for remote electrification. He has organized three short-term courses and a national conference sponsored by TEQIP in the areas of clean energy and waste to energy successfully. He has also organized a GIAN course on Advances in Combustion and Gasification Technology successfully. His current areas of research include solar energy conversion, thermochemical and biochemical conversion, energy management, energy storage (li-ion and thermal energy) and integration of renewable energy for remote electrification.
 
Dr. Anup Paul is Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh. He obtained his B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering) from North Easter Hill University, Shillong; M.Tech. (Eng.) from Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha, and Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai. He has worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Tezpur University before joining NIT Arunachal Pradesh in 2015. He is working in the field of biological heat transfer and fluid flow, laser mediated hyperthermia treatment in presence of nanoparticles, thermal management etc. He has previously worked on thermal ablation of bio-tissues embedded with large blood vessels during NIR Laser assisted plasmonic photo-thermal therapy. Currently, he is working on laser assisted photo-thermal heating of skin embedded with vascular trees, microwave tumor ablation, heat and flow maldistribustion in microchannel heat sink, thermo-hydro dynamics of droplet impacts. He is guiding two PhD students and has published 12 papers in both journals and conferences. He has received Early Career Research Award by Science and Engineering Research Board.



Abhik Banerjee received his Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India in 2015. Previously, he was working in the capacity of assistant professor in the department of Electrical Engineering, Asansol Engineering College, Asansol, West-Bengal, India. He joined NIT Arunachal Pradesh as Assistant Professor in EE Department in 2015. Currently, he is working as assistant professor (in Grade-I) and works as Head of the Department in Electrical Engineering Department in National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh, Yupia, India. Dr. Banerjee has published many articles in journals published by Elsevier and Springer. He has also presented 15 papers at national and international conferences and 7 book chapters in Springer book series. Dr. Banerjee has conducted 04 (four) workshop as a Convener and several other workshops as Co-Convenor in EE Department. Dr. Banerjee is a reviewer of international journals like International Journal of Electric Power and Energy System (IJEPES), ISA Transactions, Expert Systems (Wiley) and many more. He got the outstanding reviewer award from the IJEPES journal under ELSEVIER. Dr. Banerjee has also worked as the lead guest editor of renowned Hindawi journal. He is guiding 6 PhD research scholars in various field of power system and renewable energy. His research interest includes reactive power control, load tracking, distributed generation, renewable energy, hybrid generation etc. Dr. Banerjee is also associated with the Institution of Engineers (India) from 2015.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Thermofluids and Renewable Energy
Book Subtitle
Select Proceedings of TFRE 2020
Editors
  • Pinakeswar Mahanta
  • Pankaj Kalita
  • Anup Paul
  • Abhik Banerjee
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering
Copyright
2022
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
978-981-16-3497-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-16-3497-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-16-3496-3
Series ISSN
2195-4356
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 418
Number of Illustrations
180 b/w illustrations, 177 illustrations in colour
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