Faculty At Civil Department



Bhabani Shankar Das
Bhabani Shankar Das
Assistant Professor
Basic Information Research Interest:-River Hydraulics, Open channel flow, Flow resistance in compound channel flow, Erosion and Sedimentation
Email :- bsd.ce@nitp.ac.in
Phone :-7978848747

Subjects Teaching in Department
  1. Hydraulics and open channel flow
  2. Fluid Mechanics
  3. Hydrology and ground water
  4. Design of Hydraulic structure
  5. Irrigation Engineering
  6. Engineering Mechanics
Educational Qualification
  1. PhD - NIT Rourkela - 2018
  2. M Tech - NIT Rourkela - 2014
  3. B Tech - ITER, Siksha O Anusandhan University - 2011
    Memberships & Society
    1. Indian Soceity for Hydraulics (ISH) Life member - LM 1278
      Work Experiences
      1. Assistant Professor at NIT Patna; Feb 2020- present
      2. Assistant Professor at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala; June 2018 - Feb 2020
      3. Engineer at Soma Enterprises Limited, Thane, Maharastra; August,2011- August, 2012
        Journals
        1. B. S. Das, K. Devi, J R. Khuntia, and K.K. Khatua, Prediction of discharge in converging and diverging compound channel using adaptive neuro fuzzy inference system . Canadian Journal Civil Engineering, NRC Research Press. , November - 2019,Doi.org/10.1139/cjce-2018-0038.
        2. B. S. Das, K. Devi and K.K. Khatua , Prediction of discharge in converging and diverging compound channel by using gene expression programming. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Taylor and Francis. In press - 2019,Doi.org/10.1080/09715010.2018.1558116 .
        3. B. S. Das and K.K. Khatua , Water surface profile computation for compound channel having diverging floodplains. . ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Taylor and Francis. 25(3), January - 2019,336-349, Doi.org/10.1080/09715010.2018.1426056 .
        4. B. S. Das and K.K. Khatua , Flow resistance in compound channel having diverging and converging floodplains . Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE . 144(8), August - 2018,04018051-1 to 04018051-21, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0001496 .
        5. B. S. Das and K.K. Khatua, Numerical method to compute water surface profile for converging compound channel. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Springer. 43(1), February - 2018,5349-5364, DOI :10.1007/s13369-018-3161-y. (IF-1.51).
        6. B. S. Das, K.K. Khatua, and K., Devi , Numerical solution of depth-averaged velocity and boundary shear stress distribution in converging compound channels. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Springer. 42(3) - 2017,1305-1319, DOI 10.1007/s13369-016-2382-1; (IF-1.51).
        7. K. Devi, K. K. Khatua, and B. S. Das & J.R. Khuntia, Evaluation of interacting length in prediction of over bank flow. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Taylor and Francis. 23(2) - 2017,187-194, Doi.org/10.1080/09715010.2016.1275828.
        8. K. Devi, K. K. Khatua, and B. S. Das, A numerical solution for depth-averaged velocity distribution in an open channel flow.. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Taylor and Francis. 22(3) - 2016,262-271, Doi.org/10.1080/09715010.2016.1184104; .
          International Conferences
          1. B. S. Das, K. Devi, J. R. Khuntia and K.K. Khatua, Experimental investigation of flow in a diverging compound channel, River Flow 2020 – Uijttewaal et al (eds) © 2020 Taylor & Francis Group, London, (July 2020), ISBN 978-0-367-62773-7 2. .  Tu Delft , Netherland,July - 2020, .
          2. K. Devi, B. S. Das, J. R. Khuntia and K.K. Khatua, Apparent shear in compound channels with non-uniform flow, River Flow 2020 – Uijttewaal et al (eds) © 2020 Taylor & Francis Group, London, (July 2020), ISBN 978-0-367-62773-7 2. .  Tu Delft , Netherland,July - 2020, .
          3. K. Devi, B. S. Das, J. R. Khuntia and K.K. Khatua, Discharge estimation in compound channels having narrowing and enlarging floodplains, 24th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering, Hydro 2019, Osmania University, 18-20 Dec 2019.  OU University, Hyderabad,December - 2019, .
          4. B. S. Das, K. Devi, J. R. Khuntia and K.K. Khatua, Velocity distribution in compound channel with diverging floodplain, 24th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering, Hydro 2019, Osmania University, 18-20 Dec 2019.  Hyderabad, India,December - 2019, .
          5. B. S. Das, K. Devi, S. Proust and K.K. Khatua, Flow distribution in diverging compound channels using improved independent subsection method, River flow 2018- 9th International conference on fluvial hydraulics, Lyon France, 05-07 September 2018.  Lyon, France,September - 2018, E3S Web of Conferences 40, 05068.
          6. K. Devi, B. S. Das, J. R. Khuntia and K.K. Khatua, An analytical solution for non-uniform flow in compound channels, River flow 2018- 9th International conference on fluvial hydraulics, Lyon France, 05-08 September 2018.  Lyon, France,September - 2018, E3S Web of Conferences 40, 05068.
          7. B. S. Das, K. Devi, J. R Khuntia and K K Khatua, Flow distribution in compound channel with diverging floodplains, 23rd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering, Hydro 2018, NIT Patna, 19-21 Dec 2018.  NIT Patna,Dec - 2018, .
          8. K. Devi, B. S. Das, J. R Khuntia and K.K. Khatual, Boundary shear stress distribution in narrowing and enlarging compound open channe, 23rd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering, Hydro 2018, NIT Patna, 19-21 Dec 2018.  NIT Patna,Dec - 2018, .
          9. J. R. Khuntia, K., Devi, B. S. Das, K. K. Khatua, Turbulence characteristics in a vegetated open channel under unsteady flow conditions., 23rd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering, Hydro 2018, NIT Patna, 19-21 Dec 2018.  NIT Patna,Dec - 2018, .
          10. B S Das and K K Khatua, Prediction of flow discharge in non-prismatic compound channels using adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system method., 22nd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering, Hydro 2017, L.D. Engg. College, Gujurat 21-23 Dec 2017.  LD Engg. College, Gujarat,Dec - 2017, .
          11. B. S. Das, K.K. Khatua and K. Devi, Prediction of energy loss in compound channels having enlarging floodplains, River flow 2016- 8th International conference on fluvial hydraulics, MO, USA, 14-16 July 2016.  St Louis, USA,July - 2016, ISBN 978-1-138-02913-2.
          12. K. Devi, K. K. Khatua, and B. S. Das, Apparent shear in an asymmetric compound channel, River flow 2016- 8th International conference on fluvial hydraulics, MO, USA, 14-16 July 2016.  St Louis, USA,July - 2016, ISBN 978-1-138-02913-2.
          13. B. S. Das, K.K. Khatua and K. Devi, Critical appraisal of various approaches to predict flow in compound channel having converging and diverging floodplains, 21st International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering (Hydro-2016), CWPRS Pune, India. 8th–10th December 2016.  CWPRS, Pune,Dec - 2016, .
          14. K., Devi, Khatua, K.K. and B. S. Das , Apparent shear stress in an unsymmetrical compound channel flow, 21st International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering (Hydro-2016), CWPRS Pune, India. 8th–10th December 2016.  CWPRS, Pune - 2016, .
          15. B. S. Das, K.K. Khatua and K. Devi, Effect of eddy viscosity and secondary flow circulation in compound channel having non prismatic flood plains, 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering, Hydro 2015, IIT Roorkee 17-19 Dec 2015.  IIT Roorkee,Dec - 2015, .
          16. B. S. Das, K.K. Khatua and K. Devi, Evaluation of depth averaged velocity and boundary shear stress distribution in compound channels by lateral distribution method, 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering, Hydro 2015, IIT Roorkee 17-19 Dec 2015.  IIT Roorkee,Dec - 2015, .