Faculty At Mechanical Department



Prakash Chandra
Prakash Chandra
Professor
Basic Information Research Interest:-Heat Transfer, Porous Media, Fuel Cell, Biomass Gasification
Email :- prakash@nitp.ac.in
Phone :-227

Subjects Teaching in Department
  1. Thermodynamics
  2. Applied Thermodynamics
  3. Solar Energy
  4. CFD
Educational Qualification
  1. Ph D - I I T Kharagpur
    Memberships & Society
    1. American Society Of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) - 100445953
    2. Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
      Current Administrative Responsibility
      1. Dean (Students Welfare), 5 May 2017- continue
      2. PI (Procurement), 27 January 2018 - continue
      3. NIRF Coordinator
      4. Chairman, Departmental Purchase Committee, Mechanical Engg Dept
        Past Administrative Responsibility
        1. TEQIP Coordinator - 20 March 2015 to 4 May 2017
        2. Deputy Registrar (Procurement) - 27 April 2012 to 2 February 2015
        3. PI (Housekeeping) - 1 April 2014 to 6 September 2015
        4. President, CORONA 2015 (Annual Techno-Cultural Fest)
        5. Deputy Centre-In-charge, JoSAA 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Reporting Centre, NIT Patna
          Work Experiences
          1. Scientist, CMERI (CSIR lab), Durgapur : 2004 - 2011
          2. Lecturer, BITS Pilani, Goa campus : 2004
          3. GET, LML Kanpur : 1996 - 1997
            Journals
            1. Rajesh Kumar, Prabhansu, Prakash Chandra, An Experimental Investigation of Natural Convection Heat Transfer over Outer Surface of Vertical Helical Coil Condenser. Journal of Engineering Research. - 2017,.
            2. Munna Verma, Amar Nath Sinha, Prakash Chandra, Numerical Simulation of 2-D Bubbling Fluidized Bed Dryer using Sawdust as Bed Material. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research. 3 - 2017,1466 - 1475, .
            3. Prabhansu, Shashank Rajmistry, Sourav Ganguli, Prakash Chandra, M K Karmkar, P K Chatterjee, Numerical Analysis of Gas-Solid Behaviour in a Cyclone Separator for Circulating Fluidized Bed System. Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics. 10(4), July - 2017,.
            4. V V Bariyar, Prabhansu, Rajesh Kumar, Prakash Chandra, M K Karmakar, CFD Analysis of Loop Seal in the circulating Fluidized Bed System. Journal of Basic and Applied Engineering Research. 3(8), April-June - 2016,697-700, P-ISSN:2350-0077; e-ISSN: 2350-0255.
            5. Prabhansu, Prakash Chandra, M K Karmakar, P K Chatterjee, Circulating Fluidized Bed gasification: status, challenges and prospects in Indian perspective. Indian Journal of Science and Technology. 9(48), December - 2016,.
            6. Prabhansu, Malay Kr. Karmakar, Prakash Chandra, Pradip Kr. Chatterjee, A review on the fuel gas cleaning technologies in gasification process. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 3 - 2015,689 - 702, Doi:10.1016/j.jece.2015.02.011.
            7. Prabhansu , Sovan Dey , Malay Kr Karmakar , Prakash Chandra , Pradip Kr Chatterjee, Studies on various drag models in fluidized bed environmental pollution. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES . Volume 5(5) - 2015,1011 - 1021, Doi: 10.6088/ijes.2014050100095.
            8. Dinesh Kumar and Prakash Chandra, Development of Thermal Conductivity Measurement Test Rig for Engineering Material. IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR- JMCE). 8(2), July – Aug - 2013,60 - 66, E-ISSN: 2278-1684,p-ISSN: 2320-334X.
            9. Prakash Chandra and V V Satyamurty, Effect of Anisotropy on Natural Convective Flow through a Rectangular Porous Slab. Journal of Porous Media. Vol 15(6) - 2012,595 – 605, DOI: 10.1615/JPorMedia.v15.i6.70 .
            10. Prakash Chandra and V V Satyamurty, Non-Darcian and Anisotropic Effects on Free Convection in a Porous Enclosure . Transport in Porous Media. Vol 90(2) - 2011,301-320, DOI 10.1007/s11242-011-9785-y.
              International Conferences
              1. B Choudhury, P Chandra, P K Chatterjee and A B Datta, Solar-powered Adsorption Cooling System for Office Spaces and Domestic Buildings, International conference on Energy Engineering and Eco-balance.  MITR, Pune,16-18 Februa - 2009, .
              2. P Chandra, C Loha, B Choudhury and P K Chatterjee , Devlopment of Solar –Biomass/Electric Hybrid Dryer for Ginger, Turmeric and Chilli to Improve Farmers’ Economy in North East, International conference on Energy Engineering and Eco-balance.  MITR, Pune,16-18 Februa - 2009, .
              3. V. V. Satyamurty and Prakash Chandra, Natural Convection Heat Transfer in Anisotropic Rectangular Porous Slab Subjected to End to End Temperature Difference, 19th National & 8th ISHMT- ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference.  JNTU College of Engg., Hyderabad,3-5 January - 2008, .
              4. P Chandra, P K Chatterjee & A B Datta, Hybrid Drive System for Surface Vehicle, International Seminar on Clean Energy (ISCE) 2007.  CMERI Durgapur,15–16 Oct - 2007, .
              National Conferences
              1. Sourav Ganguli, Prabhansu, Prakash Chandra, Malay Kr Karmakar, Pradip Kr Chatterjee, Hydrodynamic study of BFB using Energy Minimisation Multi-Scale model, Indian Society of Mechanical Engineers (ISME) conference .  Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), 2-4 Oct - 2015, .
              2. Prabhanshu, M K Karmakar, P Chandra & P K Chatterjee, Technological Advancement in Circulating Fluidized Bed Gasification: Case Study, 67th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Indian Chemical Engineers Congress (CHEMCON 2014).  Punjab University, Chandigarh,27-30 Dec - 2014, .
              3. Prabhansu, MalayKarmakar, PrakashChandra, P KChatteriee, A Study on The Effective Treatment of Toxic Emissions in coal Gasification, National Conference on Environmental Issues and Food Security in India.  Scintific and Environmental Research Institute, Kolkata,10 Aug - 2014, .
              4. Prakash Chandra & A B Datta, Need and Concept of Green Vehicles, National Seminar on Achieving Technological Excellence in New Millennium.  BIT Mesra, Ranchi,23-24 Jan - 2007, .
              Professional Services
              1. Faculty Advisor, ROBOTRIX, robotics club, NIT Patna - September 2017 to continue
              2. Faculty Advisor, ASME Students Section, NIT Patna - 17 March 2013 to continue
              Projects
              1. Studies on Fuel Cell - Battery Hybrid Power Drive System (PI) - completed
              2. A Cold Model Investigation on Granular Coal Injection system in Blast Furnace (Co-PI) - completed
              Phd Students
              1. Gopal Kumar Gandhi ( 2018 - continue ).
              2. Rajan Kumar ( 2016 - Continue ).
              3. Satyendra Kumar ( 2016 - Continue ).
              4. Gaurav Raj ( 2015 - Continue ).
              5. Piyush Kumar Pathak ( 2014 - Continue ).
              6. Rajesh Kumar ( 2013 - Continue ).
              7. Prabhansu ( 2013 - 2017 ).
              8. Naresh Kumar ( 2012 - Continue ).