R.P.Saini

Prof. R.P. Saini Professor rajsafah[at]iitr.ac.in +91-1332-285213
Areas of Interest
  • Small Hydro Power-Hydro Turbine Design and performance testing, Silt erosion in hydro turbines, Optimal selection of SHP Equipment, Cost optimization of SHP schemes
  • Solar Energy-Solar thermal energy utilization-performance enhancement of solar air heaters, Solar thermal energy storage-Packed-bed sensible heat storage system.
  • Integrated Renewable Energy Sources-Modelling of renewable energy systems, Modeling of hybrid energy systems.
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2015Till dateProfessorIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
20072015Associate ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
20012007Senior Scientific OfficerIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
19862001Scientist 'B'University of Roorkee, Roorkee
19841985Scientist 'A'University of Roorkee, Roorkee
19831984Research AssistantUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Best Citizens of India AwardInternational Publishing House, Delhi2016
Bharat Jyoti AwardIndia International Friendship Society2015
Best Teacher Award IIT Roorkee2012
Star Performance GradingIIT Roorkee2004-05
Star Performance GradingIIT Roorkee2003-04
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.D.Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Roorkee1996
M.E.Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Roorkee1989
B.E.Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Mysore1982
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
Jan 2012Jan 2015HeadAHEC
2015On goingMember, Institute Academic Programme CommitteeIITR
20102011Chief AdvirsorHobbies Club
20082011Dy. Chief AdvisorHobbies Club
20062009MemberCommunity Dairy
20062009Central Purchase Officer for Bhawan MessCCB
20052009Chief WardenCautley Bhawan
20052011MemberIPR Cell
20052010Member, Advisory CommitteeDeptt. of Continuing Education
20032011Member, Board of PGS&RIITR
20022004WardenCautley Bhawan
20022011Programme Advisor for PG StudentIITR
20072011O.C. Examination & O.C. TourAHEC
20062011Staff Advisor for CongnizanceAHEC
20042011O.C. Academic ProgrammeAHEC
20042011O.C. Time TableAHEC
20042011Coordinator for PG AdmissionAHEC
20032011O.C. AdministrationAHEC
20032011O.C. BuildingAHEC
20012003O.C. VehicleAHEC
20012003O.C. Hydro-mechanical LaboratoryAHEC
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Development of water mill for hilly areaAICTE, New Delhi1999
Development of standard water mills in UttaranchalTIFAC-DST, New Delhi2002
Water mill - UNDPUNDP, New Delhi1995
Monitoring of execution of demonstration project-UNDPUNDP, New Delhi1999
Unelectrified villages-surveys, potential sources and electricity demandUREDA, Dehradun2003
DPR on enhancement of Livelihood Activities through existing Micro Hydro Power Station in UAMNRE, New Delhi2006
Strengthening of test facilities & networking of institutions for performance & R&M related testing MNRE, New Delhi2010
Setting up of Small Hydro Hydraulic Turbine R&D laboratory at AHEC, IIT RoorkeeMNRE, New Delhi2010
Training of Trainers on SmallHydro by AHEC,IIT Roorkee(Equipment Support forTraining of ITI TrainersMNRE, New Delhi2011
FIST support to AHEC to strengthen the research and teaching on Hydropower Generation DST, New Delhi2011
Development of Efficient Cross Flow Turbine for Hilly RegionMNRE, New Delhi2014
Rural Technology Action Group (RUTAG) IIT Roorkee for the State of UttarakhandDST, New Delhi2009
Development of Laboratory for Sediment Monitoring and Impact Analysis Studies in Hydro Power PlantMNRE, New Delhi2015
Testing and Development of Multi-Purpose Hydraulically Operated Bio Residue Briquetting Machine Uttarakhand Van Vikas Nigam, Dehradun2015
Sustainable Technologies for Distributed Level Application and Energy Support to Rural DevelopmentDST, New Delhi2014
Development and implementation of 100 kW through surface water velocity driven hydrokinetic turbinesUttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited, Dehradun2017
Mini/Micro Turbine for Hydro Power Generation Application in IndiaMHRD and M/s Eaton Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Pune and IIT Madras2017
Memberships
  • Institute of Engineers, Roorkee, Fellow
  • International Association for Small Hydro, New Delhi, Life Member
  • Indian Society for Solar Energy, New Delhi, Life Member
  • Indian Society of Hydrologists, Roorkee, Member
  • Indian Society for Continuing Education, Roorkee, Life Member
  • Alumni Association, IIT Roorkee, Life Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Renewable Energy Sources Dev. TechnologyIAH-302B.Tech.Autumn
Renewable Energy Resources Development TechnologyAHN-513M.Tech. + Pre PhDAutumn
Energy Conservation and ManagementAHN-542M.Tech. + Pre PhDAutumn
Design of Hydro Mechanical EquipmentWRN-551M.Tech.Autumn
Hydro-mechanical EquipmentAHN-516M.Tech. + Pre PhDSpring
Solar Photo-voltaic Design and ApplicationAHN-540M.Tech. + Pre PhDSpring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Design and Sizing of Photovoltaic System for Remote AreaVivek Kapil
Development of Integrated Renewable Energy Systems for Village KanvasharamAlok Kumar Bharadwaj
Design of A small Hydro Power Plant for Grid Connected and Isolated Mode OperationLalnithanga
Design Criteria of SHP Plants with Shunt Load GovernorLalrinmawia
Optimisation of Renewable Energy Based Power Generation Systems for Remote Area in J&KShafat Sultan Marazi
New Design Concepts of Micro Hydro Power PlantsChandan Prakash
Study for Optimal Utilisation of Renewable Energy Sources in A Remote AreaHimani Goyal
Development of A Hybrid SPV-Diesel Engine Based Electricity Generation SystemPrajjwal Kumar Bhaskar
Techno-Economic Study of Solar Photovoltaic Systems in Arunachal PradeshSarsing Gao
Development of Standard Sizes of Micro Hydro TurbinesAmit Bajpai
Cost Effective Design of Solar Photovoltaic System for A Remote AreaBhawesh Agrawal
Development of Efficient Strategy for Performance Evaluation of SHP Hydro Mechanical EquipmentOnkar Nath
Strategies for Development of Mini/Micro Hydro Power in NagalandShanchothung Odyuo
Cost-Effective Design for Micro Hydropower SchemesShirish Gupta
Optimum Selection of Hydromechanical Equipment for SHP StationsManoj Kumar Jaiswal
Integrated Renewable Energy System for A Remote Hilly AreaPravin Anirudha Motghare
Design of Water Mills for Multipurpose ApplicationsBhupesh Suryabhan Patil
Design of Low Cost Micro Hydro TurbineJitendra Singh
Site Efficiency Measurement of Small Hydropower StationsRakesh Khatri
Techno-Economic Analysis of Micro Hydropower EquipmentArun Kumar Tiwari
Optimisation of SHP Schemes in Uttaranchal StateCharlie D. Fulzele
Model Testing for SHP Hydro TurbinesDebasis Mitra
Optimal Installation of Hydro-Mechanical Equipment for Low Head SHPGaurav Sinha
Field Testing of Hydro Mechanical Equipments of SHP StationsPrakash Mishra
Study of Thermo Hydraulic Performance of Solar Air Heaters Provided with Artificially Roughned DuctVarun
Techno-economic Study of Micro Hydro Turbine Governing SystemsVivek Agarwal
Design of Tower for Windmill Systems and its Cost EffectivenessZiaul Badar
StudyofSystem & WorkingParameter for Performance Enhancement of ArtificiallyRoughenedSolarAirHeaterJitendra Verma
Modeling of Hydraulic Transients in Small Hydropower Plant OperationMedidi V.M. Kishore
Development of a Model for Testing of SHP Electro Mechanical MachinesM. Bala Subrah- manyam
Modification in Centrifugal Pump Used as TurbineAnees Ahmad
Efficiency Improvement of Micro Hydel Turbine Through Manufacturing TechniquesRahul Jadhav
Quality Improvements in Wind Energy GenerationShrinivas U. Jawdekar
Impact of Age on Performance for Bio DieselR.D. Chauhan
Flow Analysis of a SHP StationK. Sridhar Reddy
Energy Conservation in Sugar IndustryVinod Kumar
Performance Evaluation of Hydro Turbine Using CFD AnalysisAnil Kumar
Development of Cost Effective Technology for Harnessing Renewable Energy in Remote AreaBhupender Singh Kaneri
Flow Analysis of Multipurpose Low Capacity Turbines Using CFDKhalid Razi
Simulation of Variable Speed Small Hydro Power PlantManjul Tripathi
Analysis of Erosion in Hydro TurbinesRatnendra Singh
Powering of a Remote Area Through Renewable Energy SourcesSuhashini Gudala
Sensorless maximum power point tracking control of wind energyAnubhuti Bansal
Optimum design of small hydro power plants using bulb turbineAnurag Kumar
Performance evaluation of pump as turbineAnurag Shukla
CFD based flow analysis of hilly small hydropower stationSanjay Jain
Technical evaluation of wind energy farmsChetan Bhaskar Meshram
Performance analysis of modified pump as turbineRahul Pandey
Doubly FED induction generator control for wind power generationSanjai Kumar Yadav
CFD based heat transfer analysis of artificially roughened solar air heaterSharad Kumar
Assessment of a Suitable Site in a Hilly Terrain for Wind Power GenerationAbhishek Kumar Srivastava
CFD based design modifications in cross flow turbineMd. Asif Saghir
CFD based impact analysis of cavitation in Francis turbinePardeep Kumar
Development of wind energy farm in hilly areaRinku Saran
Experimental & numerical investigations on flow measurement using clamp-on type ultrasonic flowmeterSrinivasa Rao Suvvari
Performance evaluation of axial flow pump as turbineDeepak S
Modification in cross flow turbine for efficiency improvementImran Khan
Erosion analysis of hydro turbine materialsKuldeep Singh Shekhawat
Economic analysis of silt erosion in hydro turbinesRahul Sinha
Performance evaluation of Pelton turbine using CFDRavindra kumar Singh
Performance analysis of biomass gasifier systemPraful Dinkar Sutkar
Design analysis of Bulb turbineVishwendra Singh
Performance analysis of cross flow turbine using a guide tube and a draft tubeAli Abbas
Hydro numerical modelling of turbines for floating OWC water power plantsKartik Upadhyay
Study of cavitation effect on hydro turbine materialsMadhava Reddy Pathakota
Study of heat transfer characteristics of a sensible heat storage for solar thermal energyNitesh Dutt
A study of sediment transport and its impact on hydro-turbine in hydropower projectAnant Kr. Rai
CFD-Based Performance Analysis of Kaplan Turbine for Micro Hydro RangeAlok Mishra
Theoretical Simulation of Diffusivity of Porous Electrodes of Fuel CellDig Vijay
Investigation on Combined Effect of Cavitation and Silt Erosion on Hydro TurbineHarsh Vats
Performance Enhancement of Solar Photovoltaic System with Tracking SystemSonal Panwar
Experimental Analysis of Silt Erosion in Pump as TurbineTarang Agarwal
CFD Based Performance Analysis of Modified Pumps Used as TurbineAnuj Kumar
Effect Of Non-Normality Onto Triggering In Thermoacoustic SystemAbhishek Kumar Singh
CFD Based Analysis of Silt Erosion on Pelton TurbineArpit Garg
Design of Solar Photovoltaic system for a remote village in TamilnaduChandramohan G
CFD based analysis on Combined Effect of Cavitation and Silt Erosion Kaplan TurbineDinesh Kumar
Study of Sensible Heat Storage System for Solar Thermal Energy Monu Malik
Techno Economic study for maintenance of silt erosion affected hydro turbinesPatel Himanshukumar Nageenbhai
Cavitation Analysis on Propeller Turbine through CFDPradeep Kumar Singh
Field Study on Silt Erosion in Hydro Turbines in Run of River PlantsRam Sevak Kushwaha
Silt Erosion analysis of Kaplan hydraulic turbine by using Computational fluid dynamicsSaurabh Sangal
Investigation of heat transfer augmentation by using arc shaped ribs with gap in a solar air heater Uttara Shakya
Development of stand-alone hybrid energy system for a rural areaAnkit Bhatt
Techno-economic analysis of ultra-low and zero head turbinesAnurag Kumar
Design and simulation of solar thermal cooling and heating systemArvind Gupta
Sizing of SPV system for Mbeya university of science and technology (MUST) TanzaniaFadhili Omari Cheo
Development of savonious type hydrokinetic turbineGaurav Saini
CFD analysis for silt erosion for different shapes of silt particlesManoj Kumar
PerformanceEnhancementOfARoughenedSolarAirHeaterDuctProvidedWithDiscreteExpandedMetalMeshAsArtificiaNeha Purohit
Performance analysis of pump as turbine having impeller with coatingYogesh Kumar
Sizing of a hybrid energy system for remote load applicationsAyush Rajoria
Performance evaluation of Savonious type hydrokinetic turbineAjay Kumar Verma
Numerical investigation of the effect of draft tube on the performance of a Cross Flow turbineCharu Mittal
Numerical investigation of the effect of draft tube on the performance of a Cross Flow turbineCharu Mittal
Performance enhancement of solar PV array using active cooling techniquesKeshav Pandey
Performance evaluation of solar photovoltaic system installed in IIT Roorkee campusKunwar Sangram Singh Pundir
Improved technique to evaluate performance of solar thermal power plantMd Zafar Alam
Cost optimization of small hydropower plant using improved particle swarm optimization techniquePragati Shinde
Techno-economic analysis of solar thermal power plants in IndiaRaj Kumar Bairwa
Techno economic analysis of pumps as turbine for micro hydro plantsShivansh Tyagi
Development of hybrid energy system for Fungling town of Taplejung, NepalVidya Prasad Kafle
Development of Improved Receiver Cavity of a Solar Thermal Power PlantAditi Garg
CFD Based performance Analysis of coating on Francis runner eroded due to cavitationAmandeep Mehta
Performance Investigation of Parabolic trough Solar Concentrator of a Solar Thermal Power PlantDeepika Tamta
Experimental Investigation of Hybrid Solar Photovoltaic Thermal CollectorHitesh Khurana
Development of an efficient hydrokinetic turbineJasveer Kaur
Energy and Exergy analysis for heliostat based solar thermal power plantManoj Kumar
Experimental study on performance of a double pass solar air heaterMohd Insha
Experimental investigation of packed bed solar thermal storage having large size packing materialsSaurabh Tiwari
CFD based performance analysis of reaction turbineSiladitya Bag
Development of an Efficient Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage for Solar Thermal Power PlantSonu Kumar
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Modeling of decentralized integrated Energy SystemSh. E. FernandezA1999
Modeling of Integrated Renewable Energy SystemsSh. Ashok Kumar AkellaA2002
Performance of packed Bed Energy Storage System for Solar Air HeatersSh. Ranjeet SinghA2002
Integrated Control of Small Hydro Power PlantsSh. Nand KishorA2003
Multi Phase Induction Generator for Small Hydro SchemeSh. Krishna Bihari YadavA2003
Efficiency Improvement of Hydro Turbines Through Erosion Resistance Design ApproachMr. T.R. Bajracharya at Tribhuvan University, NepalA2004
Study of Solar air heater with roughened absorber platesSh. Surender Kumar SainiA2001
Optimization of Low Head Small Hydro Power InstallationsSh. Sunil Kumar SingalA2002
Investigation of Parameters Affecting Turbine Performance due to Silt Erosion in Small Hydro Plants.Ms. Mamta Kumari PadhyA2006
Analysis of Six-Phase Self-Excited Induction GeneratorSh. A. Senthil KumarA2007
Heat Transfer and Friction Characteristics of Multiple V-Rib Roughened Solar Air HeaterSh. Vishavjeet Singh HansA2006
Modeling of Hybrid Renewable Energy SystemSh. Ajai GuptaA2005
Development of Integrated Renewable Energy System for a Remote AreaSh. Kanase Patil Amarsingh BaburaoA2007
Heat and Fluid Flow in Solar Air Heater Duct with Multi V-Shaped Ribs with GapSh. Anil KumarA2009
Investigation on Performance of a Packed Bed Solar Energy Storage SystemSh. Harmeet SinghA2007
Investigation of grid connected six phase induction generator for small hydro powerSh. S.N. SinghA2010
Optimal Planning of Integrated Renewable Energy SystemSh. Mohit BansalA2010
Investigation of heat transfer enhancement by using V-shaped perforated blocks in rectangular solarSh. Tabish AlamA2010
Study of cavitation in Francis turbine for Small Hydro Power plantsSh. Gohil Pankajkuamr ParagbhaiA2012
Evolving optimal integrated renewable energy system model for stand-alone applicationsSh. Anurag ChauhanA2012
Optimisation of Solar Photo-Voltaic Tracking SystemMs. Mamta SutharO2010
Modeling of Solar Photovoltaic array under non-uniform insolationSh. Sangram BanaO2012
Investigation on performance of a savonius hydrokinetic turbineSh. Anuj KumarO2013
Heat transfer and fluid flow study in double pass solar air heater duct having discrete-multi V-shapSh. Ravi Kant RaviO2013
Integrated Renewable Energy System for a remote rural areaSh. Rajanna SA2013
Solar Thermal Energy UtilizationChandra PrakashO2014
Solar EnergySanat Kumar PatroO2016
Hydro TurbinesGaurav SainiO2016
Investigation on Performance of photovoltaic thermal solar collectors using different phase change mAnkit DevO2015
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Surabaya, Indonesia To deliver lectures in the training programme on “Renewable Energy : Micro Hydro for Rural Development”Sept 2014
UNIDO, Monrovia, LiberiaTo organize training workshop on hydropower project development.Dec.2013
UNIDO, Free Town, Sierra LeoneTo organize training workshop on hydropower project development .July 2013
Beijing, ChinaTo attend the seminar on small hydropower project.Oct. 2012
Seville, Spain To attend Joint MICINN-DST Workshop on Renewable Energy March2011
GermanyTo visit technical institutions and laboratories Oct.2010
Switzerland To visit technical institutions and laboratories of hydraulic turbine testing Sept.2010
SlovaniaTo visit technical institutions and laboratories of hydraulic turbine testing Sept.2010
Sri Lanka To participate and present in the low head hydropower workshop under renewable energy for rural economic development (RERED) projectFeb.2010
Colombo, Sri Lanka Workshop on Low-Head Hydro Technology Feb.2010
Kathmandu, Nepal For inspection of turbines March2009
Milan, Italy To attend International Conference IGHEM-2008Sept.2008
FranceTo attend International Conference IGHEM-2008 Sept.2008
Kandy, Sri Lanka For conducting International Conference “Hydro Sri Lanka” Oct.2007
Sri LankaTo attend meeting at Colombo/Kandy for organization of Conference Feb.2007
Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal For participation in workshop on “NUFU Supported Doctoral Research at the Institute of Engineering” Oct.2007
Croatia For paper presentation in International Conference May 2004
CANMET, CanadaFor training on Micro Hydro March2004
Bhutwal, NepalFor Inspection of Equipment at manufacturing Unit Sept.2003
Trondheim, NorwayFor training on Hydro Power DevelopmentJune 2003
United Kingdom Visit to manufacturers and SHP projects sites (study tour)June 2000
Czech Republic Visit to manufacturers and SHP projects sites (study tour)June 2000
Norway Visit to manufacturers and SHP projects sites (study tour), June 2000
Kathmandu, Nepal For conducting International Course on Small Hydro Power Development Apr.2000
Dhaka, BangladeshAs resource person for International Course on Small Hydro Power Development May 1999
Indonesia For participation in a workshop on Small HydroJuly 1998
Nepal For participation in exhibition for demonstration of Micro Hydro Power Plants model1997
NepalFor preparation of state of art report on Hydraulic Machines used in Micro Hydro Power Stations1996
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
SHP Development Including O&M AspectsMNES, Govt. Of IndiaSept.2002
Identifications, Planning and Investigation of SHP ProjectMNES, Govt. Of IndiaSept.2002
International Course on Technology Selection for SHP DevelopmentMNES, Govt. Of IndiaFeb.2003
Training on Rural Electrification through SHPTERIDec.2003
Renovation, Modernisation and Uprating studies and testing of SHP stations MNES, Govt. Of IndiaJan.2004
International Course on SHP DevelopmentMNES, Govt. Of IndiaFeb.2004
Training on Development of Water MillsMNES, Govt. Of IndiaMarch 2004
Training on Micro HydroMNES, Govt. Of IndiaJuly 2004
Workshop on Performance Testing of SHP StationsMNES, Govt. Of IndiaOct.2004
Short Term Course on “Small Hydro Power Development”MNES, Govt. Of IndiaDec 2004
Performance Testing of SHP StationsMNES, Govt. Of IndiaDec 2004
International Training Course on “Grid Based SHP Development”MNES, Govt. Of IndiaJan-Feb 05
International Training Course on ”Small Hydropower: Option for Rural Electrification”MNES, Govt. Of IndiaMar 2005
Training Programme on Cost Benefit Appraisal of Renewable Energy Technologies For Power GenerationMNES, Govt. Of IndiaMay 2005
Planning, Design, Operation and Maintenance of SHP ProjectsTERIJul 2005
International Training Course on “Small Hydropower Project Development in Developing Countries”UNIDO & MNESNov 2005
Short term training course on “Performance testing and evaluation of SHP station”MNES, Govt. Of IndiaJan 2006
International Training Course on “Modern Trends in SHP Project Development”MNES, Govt. Of IndiaJan-Feb 06
Special International Training Course on “SHP Development”MNES, Govt. Of IndiaFeb 2006
Rural electrification through community participationMNES, Govt. Of IndiaMar-Apr 06
Rural Electrification by Mini Hydro Projects Development through Village Community ParticipationUttaranchal Govt.Apr 2006
Training for Water Mills Technicians (Batch-I/II/III/IV)UREDA & ADBMay-Jul 06
3 days Course on Development of water MillsMNES, Govt. Of IndiaNov 2006
Rural Electrification by Mini Hydro Projects Development Through Village Community ParticipationUttaranchal Govt.Dec06Jan07
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Equipment Selection-TurbinesKathmandu, NepalApril 2000
i)Development Of Water Mills-Identification. ii)Installation and Maintenance Of Improved Water MillsIIT RoorkeeNov.2001
Solar Energy ApplicationsIIT RoorkeeDec.2002
Development of Small Hydropower –I & IIIIT RoorkeeJuly 2004
i)Testing onWater Conductor system ii)Typical Examples of Local Technologyfor MicroHydel DevelopmentIIT RoorkeeDec.2004
Governors for SHP Hydro TurbinesIIT RoorkeeJan.2005
Hydro Turbines for SHP in Rural Area & Multipurpose Micro Turbines for Power GenerationIIT RoorkeeMarch 2005
Rural Electrification Through SHP–A ModelIIT RoorkeeMarch 2005
Selection of Hydro Turbines for SHPIIT RoorkeeJan.2006
Selection Of Turbines and GeneratorsIIT RoorkeeApr.2006
i) Improved Water Mills-Vertical Shaft ii)Development of Water Mills (MPPU)IIT RoorkeeApr.2006
i) Present Status of Water Mills ii) Improved Water Mills-I (Vertical Shaft)IIT RoorkeeFeb.2007
i) Installation Operation and Maintenance ii) Improved Water Mills-II (MPPU)IIT RoorkeeFeb.2007
Hydro Turbines and GeneratorsIIT RoorkeeFeb.2007
i)Introduction on Small Hydro & Water Mill Development ii)Installation, Operation and MaintenanceIIT RoorkeeApr.2007
Use of Water Mill on Micro IndustryIIT RoorkeeApr.2007
Water Mills for Multipurpose ApplicationsKandy, Sri LankaOct.2007
i)Cavitation Erosion (Mechanism & Fundamental) ii)Components of Hydropower PlantIIT RoorkeeNov.2007
Performance Evaluation : Slury Jet Erosion of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeNov.2007
Development of Watermill in IndiaJammu (J&K)Nov.2007
Small Hydro Power Development-Opportunities for entrepreneurs IIT RoorkeeMarch 2008
Small Hydro Power Development-Resource for Sustainable Energy Generation NIT, HamirpurJune 2008
Selection of Turbines and Gates & ValvesNIT, HamirpurJune 2008
Turbine Governor, Penstock & ValveIIT RoorkeeNov.2008
Selection Of Hydro TurbinesIIT RoorkeeNov.2008
Selection Of Hydro TurbinesIIT RoorkeeJan.2009
Hydro TurbinesIIT RoorkeeFeb.2009
i)Development of Water Mills ii)Energy Audit of Small Hydro Power Plants GB Pant Univ. of Agri. & Tech., PantnagarFeb.2009
Equipments for SHPIIT RoorkeeFeb.2009
Indian Scenario of Small Hydro PlantsJGEC, JalpaiguriMarch 2009
Turbine governor, penstock & valveIIT RoorkeeApr.2009
Basic of Hydro Turbine & AuxiliariesIIT RoorkeeJune 2009
Selection of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeJuly 2009
Different Techniques For Discharge Measurement And Their DemonstrationIIT RoorkeeJuly 2009
Solar and Wind Power-Technology and Cost AspectsIIT RoorkeeJuly 2009
Selection Of Equipments For Water Mill And Case StudyIIT RoorkeeJuly 2009
Head MeasurementsIIT RoorkeeAug.2009
Selection of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeOct.2009
Low Head Hydro-Machinery SelectionColombo, Sri LankaFeb.2010
Selection of TurbinesIIT RoorkeeApr.2010
Solar EnergyIIT RoorkeeAug.2010
i)Selection Of Hydro Turbine ii)Water Mills iii)Multi Purpose Power Unit (MPPU)IIT RoorkeeSept.2010
i)Hydro- Mechanical Equipment ii)Selection of Hydro Turbines For SHPIIT RoorkeeFeb.2011
Selection Of Turbines For SHPIIT RoorkeeFeb.2011
Experimental Studies On Silt Erosion In Hydro TurbinesIIT RoorkeeApr.2011
Classification And Construction Of Hydro Turbine And Governing SystemIIT RoorkeeMay 2011
i) Small Hydro Power Generation ii) Large Scale Energy Storage SystemsIIT MandiMay 2011
Classification and Selection of Hydro Turbine for SHPIIT RoorkeeMay 2011
i)Renewable Energy Systems-Solar Energy and Wind Energy ii)Hydro Turbines SelectionIIT RoorkeeMay 2011
Classification and Construction of Hydro Turbine & Governing SystemIIT RoorkeeJune 2011
Classification and Construction of Hydro Turbine & Governing SystemIIT RoorkeeSept.2011
Classification and Construction of Hydro Turbine & Governing SystemIIT RoorkeeOct.2011
Type Of Hydro Turbines & GovernorsIIT RoorkeeNov.2011
Type Of Hydro Turbines & GovernorsIIT RoorkeeDec.2011
Selection Of Hydro Turbines For SHPIIT RoorkeeJan.2012
Application of UTTF in fieldIIT RoorkeeJan.2012
Type & Selection of Hydro Turbines & Governing SystemIIT RoorkeeFeb.2012
Selection of Turbines For SHPIIT RoorkeeFeb.2012
Type of Hydro Turbines & GovernorIIT RoorkeeMarch 2012
i)Turbine for Rural Electrification ii)Turbine Selection for Rural ElectrificationIIT RoorkeeMarch 2012
Equipment SelectionIIT RoorkeeApr.2012
Turbines and Water Mills for Rural ElectrificationIIT RoorkeeMay 2012
i)Small Hydro Power : Different Schemes & Development in India ii)Selection of Hydro TurbinesIIT RoorkeeJune 2012
Type of Hydro Turbines & GovernorsIIT RoorkeeJune 2012
i)Introduction: Solar Energy ii)Estimation of solar energy potential iii)Sizing of Solar PV SystemsIIT RoorkeeJuly 2012
Types of Hydro Turbines & GovernorsIIT RoorkeeOct.2012
Selection of hydro turbines for SHPIIT RoorkeeFeb.2013
Types of Hydro Turbines & GovernorsIIT RoorkeeFeb.2013
i)Overview of Small Hydro Power Development ii)Turbines for SHPIIT RoorkeeFeb.2013
Types of Turbines and AuxiliariesIIT RoorkeeFeb.2013
Turbines for SHPIIT RoorkeeMarch 2013
Various Types of Hydro Turbine & GovernorsIIT RoorkeeMarch 2013
Selection of TurbineIIT RoorkeeMarch 2013
Types of Hydro Turbines & GovernorsIIT RoorkeeApr.2013
Overview of SHP DevelopmentIIT RoorkeeApr.2013
Types of Hydro Turbines & GovernorsIIT RoorkeeMay 2013
Exposure for Discharge Measuring DevicesIIT RoorkeeMay 2013
i)Exposure for Discharge Measuring Devices ii)Turbines and Water Mills for Rural Electrification IIT RoorkeeMay 2013
Turbine Selection for Rural Electrification IIT RoorkeeMay 2013
Classification of Hydro Turbine & Governing SystemIIT RoorkeeJune 2013
Selection of Turbines For SHPIIT RoorkeeJune 2013
Turbines and AuxiliariesIIT RoorkeeJune 2013
Selection and Specifications of Hydraulic Turbines : Part-I & IIFreetown, Sierra LeoneJuly 2013
i)Selection & Specifications of Hydro Generators ii)Selection & Specifications of Power EvacuationFreetown, Sierra LeoneJuly 2013
Classification Of Hydro Turbine & Governing SystemIIT RoorkeeSept.2013
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeOct.2013
Classification Of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeNov.2013
i) Hydro Power Challenges ii) Integrated Renewable Energy systemsIIT RoorkeeJan.2014
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeJan.2014
i) Scope & Methodology of Performance Testing ii) Acoustic Methods of Discharge MeasurementIIT RoorkeeJan.2014
i)Application of UTTF in Field ii)Case StudyIIT RoorkeeJan.2014
Development of Small Hydro Power (SHP) and Job Opportunities in SHPSinhgad College of Engineering, PuneFeb.2014
Classification of Hydro TurbinesIIT RoorkeeFeb.2014
Development of Small Hydro Power in IndiaABES Engg. College, GhaziabadFeb.2014
Turbines for SHPIIT RoorkeeFeb.2014
Classification of Hydro TurbinesIIT RoorkeeMarch 2014
i) Basic Knowledge of MHP- I & II ii) Sustainability Aspect of MHP- I & IISurabaya, IndonesiaSept.2014
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeSept.2014
i)Selection of Hydro Turbines for SHP ii)Water Mills (Pico Hydro) for Multipurpose ApplicationsIIT RoorkeeSept.2014
MakingIndianEngineeringWorld-Class:withSpecialEmphasistoDevelopment of RenewableEnergySourcesInIndiaSCIET, MeerutSept.2014
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeOct.2014
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeNov.2014
i)Introduction of Electro-Mechanical Equipment of SHP ii)Types and Designs of Hydro TurbinesIIT RoorkeeDec.2014
i)Selection of Hydro Turbine ii)Cavitation ErosionIIT RoorkeeDec.2014
i)Selection&Specificationsof HydraulicTurbines:I& II ii)Selection&Specificationsof PowerEvacuationMonrovia, LiberiaDec.2014
Turbines and AuxiliariesIIT RoorkeeFeb.2015
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeFeb.2015
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeMarch 2015
Selection of TurbinesIIT RoorkeeMarch 2015
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeMarch 2015
Selection of Turbines for SHPIIT RoorkeeMay 2015
Classification Of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeJune 2015
i) Small Hydro Power Development in India ii) SPV and Wind Energy TechnologiesBCET, GurdaspurJuly 2015
Turbines And AuxiliariesIIT RoorkeeJuly 2015
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeJuly 2015
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeAug.2015
Turbine SelectionIIT RoorkeeAug.2015
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeSept.2015
Application of Artificial Roughness in Solar Air HeaterGNDEC, JalandharOct.2015
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeOct.2015
i)Types and Designs of Hydro Turbines ii)Selection of Hydro Turbines IIT RoorkeeNov.2015
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeJan.2016
Classification Of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeFeb.2016
Roof Top Solar System – A Case StudyIIT RoorkeeFeb.2016
Selection of TurbinesIIT RoorkeeFeb.2016
Classification of Hydro TurbineIIT RoorkeeFeb.2016
Solar Energy-Potential Assessment and TechnologyCOER, RoorkeeMarch 2016
Books Authored

Books

1.      A techno-economic analysis of solar thermal power plant, Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing,
         Deutschland/Germany, 2012.

2.      Niyojan, Nirman Evam Rakh-Rakhav Marg Darshika, (Para Technician Hetu), Guide Book (in Hindi) sponsored by UREDA,
         September 2006.

Manuals

1.      Installation, Operation and Maintenance Manual for Multipurpose Power Unit, prepared under TIFAC-DST sponsored
         project ‘Development of Standard Water Mills in Uttaranchal’, March 2004. 

2.      Installation, Operation and Maintenance Manual for Improved Water Mills, prepared under TIFAC-DST sponsored project
         ‘Development of Standard Water Mills in Uttaranchal’, March 2004.

Refereed Journal Papers

Citation Indices

 

All

Since 2012

(upto 18 March., 2017)           

Citations

3827

3194

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i10-index

71

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A. PAPERS PUBLISHED IN RESEARCH JOURNALS

  1. Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., "Investigation of economic parameters of hydraulic air compressor for ultra low head hydro power", Journal of Institution of Engineers (I)-CV, Vol. 72, 66-69, July 1991.
  1. Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., "Heat transfer and friction factor correlation for artificially roughened duct with expanded metal mesh as roughness elements", International Journal, Heat Mass Transfer, vol. 40, No.4, 973-986, 1997.
  1. Fernandez E., Saini R.P. and Devadas V. “Socio Economic Factors: Effect on Energy Consumption Pattern in Rural Hilly Areas” Nigerian Journal of Renewable Energy, Sokoto, Nigeria, Vol.10 Nos.1&2, pp 124-131, 2003.
  1. Fernandez E., Saini R.P. and Devadas V.,“Relative Inequality in Energy Resource Consumption: A case of Kanvashram Village, Pauri Garhwal District, Uttaranchal (India)” International Journal of Renewable Energy, Vol. 30, 763-772, 2005.
  1. Kishor Nand, Saini R.P. and Singh S.P., “Small hydro power plant identification using NNARX structure”, Journal of Neural Computing and Applications, Published by Springer Verlag London Limited, Vol.14, No.3, pp. 212-222, 2005.
  1. Kishor Nand, Saini R.P. and Singh S.P. “Optimal pole shift control in application to a hydro power plant”, Journal of Electrical Engineering, published by the faculty of electrical engineering and information technology of the Slovak University of Technology and the Institute of Electrical Engineering of Slovak Academy of Sciences, Vol. 56, No. 11-12, pp. 290-297, 2005.
  1. Bajracharya T.R., Acharya B., Karki B., Lohia L., Joshi C.B., Saini R.P. and Dahlhaug O.G., “Sand Particles led Damages Pelton Needle Analysis: Case Study of Chilime Hydropower Plant”, Journal of the Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, Vol. 5, No. 1, Dec 2005.
  1. Singh Ranjit, Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Nusselt number and friction factor correlations for packed bed solar energy storage system having large sized elements of different shapes”, International Journal of Solar Energy, Vol. 80, Issue 7, pp. 760-771, July 2006.
  1. Singh G.K.., Yadav K.B. and Saini R.P., “Analysis of a Saturated Multi-Phase (Six-Phase) Self-Excited Induction Generator”, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power System, Vol.7, Issue 2, Article No.5, Published by The Berkeley Electronic Press, 2006.
  1. Mittal M.K., Varun, Saini R.P. and Singal S.K. “Effective efficiency of solar air heaters having different types of roughness elements on the absorber plate”, International Journal of Energy, Elsevier Science, UK, Vol. 32, Issue 5, pp 739-745, 2007.
  1. Varun, Saini R.P. and Singal S.K., “A Review on roughness geometry used in solar air heaters”, International Journal of Solar Energy, Elsevier Science, UK, Vol.81, pp.1340-1350, Feb. 2007.
  1. Chauhan R.D., Sharma M.P., Saini R.P.  and Singal S.K., “Biodiesel from Jatropha as Transport Fuel-A Case Study of UP State, India”, Journal of Scientific & Industrial Journal Research, Vol.66 (5), pp.394-398, May 2007.
  1. Singal S.K. and Saini R.P., “Cost effective technology for low head small hydro power schemes”, Indian Journal The Environ Monitor, Vol. VII, No.6, pp 4-10, June 2007.
  1. Akella A.K., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Optimum utilization of renewable energy sources in a remote area”, International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier Science, UK, Vol. 11, Issue 5, pp. 894-908, June 2007.
  1. Kishor Nand, Saini R.P. and Singh S.P., “A review of hydropower plant models and control”, International Journal of Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier Science, UK, Vol. 11, Issue 5, pp. 776-796, June 2007.
  1. Singal S.K., Saini R.P. and Raghuvanshi C.S., “Estimation of cost for low head small hydropower installations”, Indian Journal of Power & River Valley Development, 57 (7/8), pp 179-183, July-August 2007.
  1. Singh Ranjit, Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop Characteristics of Packed Bed Solar Energy Storage System Having Material Elements of Spherical Shape”, Journal of the Solar Energy Society of India (SESI), Vol.17, Nos. 1 and 2, pp. 29-37, June & Dec. 2007.
  1. Mamata Padhy and Saini R.P., “A review on silt erosion in hydro turbines”, International Journal of Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier Science, UK, Vol.12, pp.1974-1987, 2008.
  1. Varun, Saini R.P. and Singal S.K., “Investigation of thermal performance of solar air heater having roughness elements as a combination of inclined and transverse ribs on the absorber plate”, Int. Journal of Renewable Energy, Elsevier, 33, 1398-1405, June 2008.
  1. Bajracharya T.R., Acharya B., Joshi C.B., Saini R.P. and Dahlhaug O.G., “Sand Erosion of Pelton Turbine Nozzle and Buckets: Case study of Chilime Hydropower Plant”, International Journal of Wear, Elsevier Science Direct, UK, Wear 264, pp.177-184, 2008.
  1. Saini R.P. and Verma Jitendra, “Heat transfer and friction factor correlations for a duct having dimple-shape artificial roughness for solar air heaters”, International Journal of Energy, Elsevier Science, UK, Vol.33, Issue 8, pp.1277-1287, Feb. 2008.
  1. Singal S.K. and Saini R.P., “Analytical approach for development of correlations for cost of canal-based SHP schemes”, International Journal of Renewable Energy, Elsevier Science, UK, Vol.33, pp.2549-2558, Apr. 2008.
  1. Singal S.K. and Saini R.P., “Analysis for cost estimation of low head run-of-river small hydropower schemes”, International Journal The Environ Monitor, Vol.VIII, No.3 & 4, pp.18-22, March-April 2008.
  1. Singal S.K., Saini R.P. and Raghuvanshi C.S., “Analysis for Quick Estimation of Dam Toe Small Hydropower Schemes”, Indian Journal of Power and River Valley Development, pp. 48-50, March-April 2008.
  1. Saini S.K. and Saini R.P., “Development of Correlations for Nusselt Number and Friction Factor for Solar Air Heater with Roughened Duct Having Arc-shaped Wire as Artificial Roughness”, International Journal of Solar Energy, Elsevier Science, UK, Vol.82, pp.1118-1130, 2008.
  1. Singal S.K. and Saini R.P., “Analysis for Quick Estimation of Canal Based Small Hydropower Schemes”, Renewable Energy (IEEMA) Journal, pp.76-80, September 2008.
  1. Singal S.K. and Saini R.P., “Cost analysis of low-head dam-toe small hydropower plants based on number of generating units”, Int. Journal Energy for Sustainable Development,  Vol. XII, No.3, 55-60, September 2008.
  1. Singh R., Saini R. P. and Saini J.S., “Simulated Paerformance of Packed Bed Solar Energy Storage System having Storage Material Elements of Large Size-Part I”, The Open Fuels & Energy Science Journal, Vol.1, 91-96, 2008.
  1. Singh R., Saini R. P. and Saini J.S., “Simulated Paerformance of Packed Bed Solar Energy Storage System having Storage Material Elements of Large Size-Part II”, The Open Fuels & Energy Science Journal, Vol.1, 97-101, 2008.
  1. Singh R., Saini R. P. and Saini J.S., “Simulated Paerformance of Packed Bed Solar Energy Storage System having Storage Material Elements of Large Size-Part III”, The Open Fuels & Energy Science Journal, Vol.1, 102-107, 2008.
  1. Singal S.K., Saini R.P. and Raghuvanshi C.S, “Cost Optimisation Based on Electro-Mechanical Equipment of Canal Based Low Head Small Hydropower Scheme”, The Open Energy Journal, Vol.1, pp.26-35, Dec. 2008.
  1. Akella A.K., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Social, economical and environmental impacts of renewable energy systems”, International Journal of Renewable Energy (34), pp.390-396, 2009.
  1. Kumar Sharad and Saini R.P., “CFD based performance analysis of a solar air heater duct provided with artificial roughness”, International Journal of Renewable Energy, Elsevier UK, Vol.34, pp.1285-1291, 2009.
  1. Hans V.S., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Performance of Artificially Roughened Solar Air Heaters-A Review”, International Journal Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews-Elsevier (UK), Vol.13, pp.1854-1869, 2009.
  1. Singh Ranjit, Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Optimization of system parameters of packed bed solar energy storage system having storage material elements of large size”, The Open Fuels & Energy Science Journal, Vol.2, 31-33, 2009.
  1. Padhy M.K. and Saini R.P., “Effect of size and concentration of silt particles on erosion of Pelton turbine buckets”, International Journal of Energy, Elsevier, 34, 1477-1483, July 2009.
  1. Varun, Patnaik Amar, Saini R.P., Singal S.K. and Siddharth, “Performance prediction of solar air heater having roughened duct provided with transverse and inclined ribs as artificial roughness”, Int. Journal of Renewable Energy, Elsevier, 34, 2914-2922, June 2009.
  1. Singh Ranjit, Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Models for predicting thermal performance of packed bed energy storage system for solar air heaters-A review”, The Open Fuels & Energy Science Journal, Vol.2, 47-53, 2009.
  1. Kanase-Patil A.B., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Integrated Renewable Energy Systems for Off Grid Electrification of Remote Rural Areas”, Int. Journal of Renewable Energy, Elsevier, 35 (6), 1342-1349, June 2010.
  1. Singh G.K., Senthil Kumar A., and Saini R.P., “A Self-Excited Six-Phase Induction Generator for Stand-Alone Renewable Energy Generation: Experimental Analysis” International Journal of European Transactions on Electrical Power, Vol.20, Issue 07, pp.884-900, 2010. (Article first published online: 17 JUL 2009, DOI: 10.1002/etep.372).
  1. Kumar Pardeep and Saini R.P., “Study of cavitation in hydro turbines-A review” International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier UK, Vol.14 (1), 374-383, 2010.
  1. Hans V.S., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Heat transfer and friction factor correlations for a solar air heater duct roughened artificially with multiple v-ribs”, International Journal of Solar Energy, Elsevier Vol.84 (2010), 898-911, 2010
  1. Singh Harmeet, Saini R.P., Saini J.S., “A review on packed bed solar energy storage systems” International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier UK, Vol.14 (3), 1059-1069, 2010.
  1. Singal S.K., Kumar Anurag, and Saini R.P., “Installation of Bulb Turbines-in Small Hydro Plants : A Review”, The IUP Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol.3, No.2, 7-22, May 2010.
  1. Singh G.K., Senthil Kumar  A., and Saini R.P., “Steady-State Modeling and Analysis of Six-Phase Self-Excited Induction Generator For Renewable Energy Generation” International Journal of Electric power Components and Systems (Publisher Taylor & Francis), 38:2, 137-151, 2010.
  1. Gupta Ajai, Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Steady-state modelling of hybrid energy system for off grid electrification of cluster of villages” International Journal of Renewable Energy, (Elsevier) UK, Vol.35 (2), 520-535, 2010. 
  1. Singh G.K., Senthil Kumar A. and Saini R.P., “Performance evaluation of series compensated self-excited Six-phase induction generator for Stand-Alone Renewable Energy Generation” International Journal of Energy (Elsevier), UK, Vol.35, 288-297, 2010.
  1. Singal S.K., Saini R.P. and Raghuvanshi C.S, “Optimization of low-head, dam-toe, small hydropower projects”, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 2 (4), 043109 (2010) on line published Aug. 2010.
  1. Singh G. K., Senthilkumar A., and Saini R. P., ‘Selection of Capacitance for Self-Excited Six-Phase Induction Generator for Stand-Alone Renewable Energy Generation’, International Journal of Energy, Volume 35, Issue 8, 3273-3283, August 2010.
  1. Padhy M.K. and Saini R. P., “Study of silt erosion on performance of a Pelton turbine”, International Journal of Energy (Elsevier) UK, Vol.36, Issue 1, 141-147, Dec. 2010.
  1. Singal S.K. and Saini R.P., and Raghuvanshi C.S., “Analysis for cost estimation of low head run-of-river small hydropower schemes”, International Journal Energy for Sustainable Development, Vol.14, pp.117-126, 2010.
  1. Singal S.K., Saini R.P. and Raghuvanshi C.S., “Effects of soil conditions on cost of low head SHP schemes”, Hydro Nepal: Journal of Water, Energy and Environment, issue No.8, January 2011.
  1. Singh G. K., Senthilkumar A., and Saini R.P., ‘Performance Analysis of a Simple Shunt and Series Compensated Six-Phase Self-Excited Induction Generator for Renewable Energy Generation’, International Journal of Energy Conversion and Management (Elsevier), Vol. 52, No. 3, 1688-1699, March 2011.
  1. Gupta Ajai, Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Modelling of hybrid energy system-Part I : Problem formulation and model development” International Journal of Renewable Energy, (Elsevier) UK, Vol.36, 459-465, 2011. 
  1. Gupta Ajai, Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Modelling of hybrid energy system-Part II : Combined dispatch strategies and solution algorithm” International Journal of Renewable Energy, (Elsevier) UK, Vol.36, 466-473, 2011.
  1. Gupta Ajai, Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Modelling of hybrid energy system-Part III : Case study with simulation results” International Journal of Renewable Energy, (Elsevier) UK, Vol.36, 474-481, 2011.
  1. Kanase-Patil A.B., Saini R.P., Sharma M.P., “Development of IREOM model based on seasonally varying load profile for hilly remote areas of Uttarakhand state in India”  International Journal of Energy, (Elsevier), Vol.36 (9), 5690-5702, July 2011. 
  1. Kanase-Patil A.B., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Sizing of integrated renewable energy system based on load profiles and reliability index for the state of Uttarakhand in India”, Int. Journal of Renewable Energy, Elsevier, Vol.36, Issue 11, 2809-2821, Nov.2011.
  1. Padhy M.K. and Saini R. P., “Study of silt erosion Mechanism in Pelton turbine buckets”, International Journal of Energy (Elsevier) UK, Vol.39, Issue 1, 286-293, Feb.2012.
  1. Vats Harsh, Saini R.P., “Investigation on combined effect of Cavitation and Silt Ersosion on Francis turbine”, International Journal of Mechanical and Production Enginnering (IJMPE) ISSN 2315-489, Vol-1, Issue-1, 2012.
  1. Kumar A., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Heat and fluid flow characteristics of roughned solar air heater ducts-A review” International Journal of Renewable Energy (Elsevier Science) UK, Vol.47 (2012), 77-94, April 2012.
  1. Kumar A., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Heat transfer and friction factor of solar air heater having duct roughened artificially with discrete multiple V-ribs”, AIP Journal of Renwable and Sustainable, Vol.4, Issue 3, May 2012.
  1. Singh G. K., Singh S.N., and Saini R.P., “Steady-State Modeling and Analysis of Grid-Connected Six-Phase Induction Generator for Renewable Energy Generation”, Journal of Advance Materials Research, Vol. 516-517 (Electrical Power & Energy Systems), 645-659, May 2012.
  1. Kumar A., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Experimental investigation on heat transfer and fluid flow characteristics of air flow in a rectangular duct with Multi v-shaped rib with gap roughness on the heated plate”, International Journal of Solar Energy (Elsevier Science, UK), Vol.86, Issue 6, 1733-1749, June 2012.
  1. Singh Harmeet, Saini R.P., and Saini J.S., “Performance of a packed bed solar energy storage system having large sized elements with low void fraction” International Journal of Solar Energy, Elsevier UK, Vol.87 (2013), 22-34, Jan.2013.
  1. Bansal Mohit, Saini R.P. and Khatod D.K., “Development of cooking sector in rural areas in India-A review” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, UK, Vol.17 (2013), 44-53, Jan.2013.
  1. Kumar Anil, Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Experimental investigations on thermo-hydraulic performance due to flow-attack-angle in multiple v-ribs with gap in a rectangular duct of solar air heaters” Journal of Sustainable Energy & Environment, Vol.4, Issue 1, 1-7, Jan.-March, 2013.
  1. Kumar Anil, Saini R.P., and Saini J.S., “Development of correlations for Nusselt number and friction factor for solar air heater with roughened duct having Multi v-shaped with gap rib as artificial roughness” Renewable Energy, Elsevier, UK, Vol.58 (2013), 151-163, 2013.
  1. H.N. Patel, S. K. Singal, and Saini R. P., “A New Approach for the Study of Silt Erosion of Hydro Turbine” International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering,  Vol.3, Issue 5, 599-602, May 2013.
  1. Bansal M., Saini R.P. and Khatod D.K., “Optimal sizing of a solar-biogas-based cooking system for a cluster of villages”, Int. Journal of Sustainable Energy (Taylor & Francis), 33 (5), 1017-1032, 2014 (May 2013 online).
  1. Shakya Uttara, Saini R.P., and Singhal M.K., “A Review on Artificial Roughness Geometry for Enhancement of Heat Transfer and Friction Characteristic on Roughened Duct of Solar Air Heater”, International Journal of Emerging Technology & Advanced Engineering, Vol.3, Issue 6, 279-287, June 2013.
  1. Gohil Pankaj and Saini R.P., “CFD based flow analysis in elbow type draft tube for small hydro power plant”, International Association for Small Hydro (IASH) Journal, Vol.2. No.2,   10-13, July 2013.
  1. Alam T., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Use of turbulators for heat transfer augmentation in air duct - A review”, International Journal of Renewable Energy, Vol.62 (2014), 689-715, 2014.
  1. Alam Tabish., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Heat and flow characteristics of air heater ducts provided with turbulators - A review”, International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol.31 (2014), 289-304, March 2014.
  1. Gohil Pankaj P. and Saini R.P., “Coalesced effect of cavitation and silt erosion in hydro turbines - A review”, International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 33 (2014), 280-289, May 2014.
  1. Alam Tabish, Saini R.P., and Saini J. S., “Experimental Investigation of Thermohydraulic Performance of a Rectangular Solar Air Heater Duct Equipped with V-Shaped Perforated Blocks”,  International Journal of Advances in Mechanical Engineering (Hindawi Publishing Corporation), Article ID 948313, 11 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/948313,Volume 2014.
  1. Kumar Anil, Saini R.P., and Saini J.S., “A review thermohydraulic performance of artificially roughened solar air heaters”, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, 37 (2014), 100-122, 2014.
  1. Chauhan Anurag and Saini R.P., “A review on integrated renewable energy system based power generation for stand-alone applications: Configurations, storage options, sizing methodologies and control”, International Journal of renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Vol. 38 (2014), 99-120, May 2014.
  1. Alam T., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Packed bed solar energy storage: A state-of –art review”, International Global Journal for Engineering Research, Vol.9, Issue-I, 2014.
  1. Alam, T., Saini, R. P. and Saini, J. S., “Effect of circularity of perforation holes in V-shaped blockages on heat transfer and friction characteristics of rectangular solar air heater duct” Energy Conversion and Management, Vol.86, 952-963, 2014.
  1. Alam, T., Saini, R. P. and Saini, J. S., “Experimental investigation on heat transfer enhancement due to V-shaped perforated blocks in a rectangular duct of solar air heater” Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 81, 374-383, 2014.
  1. Alam T., Saini R. P. and Saini J. S., “Heat Transfer Enhancement due to V-Shaped Perforated Blocks in a Solar Air Heater Duct” Applied Mechanics and Materials, Trans Tech Publications, Vol. 619, 125-129, 2014.
  1. Suthar Mamta, Singh G.K. and Saini R.P. “Effects of air pollution for estimating global solar radiation in India”, International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 1-8, Nov. 2014.
  1. Anurag Kumar and Saini R. P., “Development of hydrokinetic power generation system: a review” International Journal of Engineering Science & Advanced Technology (IJESAT), Vol. 4, Issue 6, 464-477, Nov.-Dec.2014.
  1. Kumar Anil, Saini R.P., and Saini J.S., “An experimental investigation of enhanced heat transfer due to a gap in a continuous multiple V-rib arrangement in a Solar air channel” Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, Vol.21 (1), 21-49, 2014.
  1. Kumar Anil, Saini R.P., and Saini J.S., “Effect of roughness width ratio in discrete Multi V-shaped rib roughness on thermo-hydraulic performance of solar air heater” Heat Mass Transfer (Springer), Vol.51 (2), 209-220, Feb.2015.
  1. Kunwar Sangram Singh Pundir, Singal S.K. and Saini R.P., “Performance of Solar photovoltaic plant installed in IIT Roorkee campus: A case study”, International Journal of Advance Research in Science and Engineering (IJARSE), Vol. No.4, Special Issue (01), 436-444, March 2015.
  1. Alam Tabhish, Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., "Experimental investigation of thermo hydraulic performance due to angle of attack in solar air heater duct equipped with V-shaped perforated blockages" Int. J. of Renewable Energy Technology, Vol.6, No.2, pp.164-180, 2015.
  1. Chauhan Anurag and Saini R.P., “Renewable energy based off-grid rural electrification in Uttarakhand state of India: Technology options, modeling method, barriers and recommendations”, International Journal of renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Vol. 51 (2015), 662-681, Nov.2015.
  1. Kumar Anil, Saini R.P., and Saini J.S., “Numerical simulation of effective efficiency of a discrete multi V-pattern rib solar air channel,” Heat Mass Transfer (Springer), Nov.2015.
  1. Gohil Pankaj P. and Saini R.P., “Effect of temperature, suction head and flow velocity on cavitation in a Francis turbine of small hydro power plant”, International Journal of Energy, Vol.93, Part 1 (2015), 613-624, Dec.2015.
  1. Rajanna S. and Saini R.P., “A review on planning, configurations, modelling and optimization techniques of hybrid renewable energy systems for off grid applications”, International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol.58, (2016), 376-396, Dec.2015.
  1. Rajanna S. and Saini R.P., “Modeling of integrated renewable energy system for electrification of a remote area in India”, International Journal of Renewable Energy, Vol.90, (2016), 175-187, Dec.2015.
  1. Ravi Kant Ravi and Saini R.P., “A review on different techniques used for performance enhancement of double pass solar air heaters”, International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 56 (2016), 941-952, Dec.2015.
  1. Gohil Pankaj P. And Saini R.P., “Numerical study of cavitation in Francis turbine of a small hydro power plant”, International Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, 9 (1), 357-365, 2016.
  1. Chauhan Anurag and Saini R.P., “Techno-economic optimization based approach for energy management of a stand-alone integrated renewable energy system for remote area of India”, International Journal of Energy, Elsevier, Vol. 94 (2016), 138-156, Jan.2016.
  1. Chauhan Anurag and Saini R.P., “Techno-economic feasibility study on integrated renewable energy system for an isolated community of India”, International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, Vol.59, 388-405, June 2016.
  1. Rajanna S. and Saini R.P., “Development of optimal integrated renewable energy model with battery storage for a remote Indian area”, Energy, (Elsevier), Vol.111, (2016), pp.803-817, June 2016.
  1. Kumar Anuj and Saini R.P., “Performance parameters of Savonius type hydrokinetic turbine-A Review”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, (Elsevier), Vol.64, (2016), pp.289-310, June 2016.
  1. Bana Sangram and Saini R.P., “A mathematical modeling framework to evaluate the performance of single diode and double diode based SPV systems”, Energy Report, (Elsevier), Vol.2, (2016), pp.171-187, June 2016.
  1. Rajanna S. and Saini R.P., “Employing demand side management for selection of suitable scenario-wise isolated integrated renewable energy models in an Indian remote rural area”, Renewable Energy, (Elsevier), Vol.99, (2016), pp.1161-1180, Aug.2016. 
  1. Ravi Kant Ravi and Saini R.P., “Experimental investigation on performance of a double pass artificial roughened solar air heater duct having roughness elements of the combination of discrete multi V shaped and staggered ribs”, Energy, (Elsevier), Vol. 116 (2016), pp.507-516, Sept.2016.
  1. Kumar Anil, Saini R.P., and Saini J.S., “Numerical optimization of the thermal performance of a solar air channel having discrete multi V-rib roughness on the absorber plate”, Journal of Heat Transfer Research, Vol.47 (5), pp.449-469, 2016.
  1. Chauhan Anurag and Saini R.P., “Discrete harmony search based size optimization if Integrated Renewable Energy System for remote rural areas of Uttarakhand state in India”, Renewable Energy, (Elsevier), Vol.94, pp.587-604, 2016.
  1. Bhatt Ankit, Sharma M.P. and Saini R.P., “Feasibility and sensitivity analysis of an off-grid micro hydro-photovoltaic-biomass and biogas-diesel-battery hybrid energy system for a remote area in Uttarakhand state, India”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, (Elsevier), Vol.61 (2016), pp.53-69, 2016.
  1. Bana Sangram and Saini R.P., “Identification of unknown parameters of a single diode photovoltaic model using particle swarm optimization with binary constraints”, Renewable Energy (Elsevier), Vol.101 (2017), pp.1299-1310, 2017.
  1. Kumar Anuj and Saini R.P., “Performance analysis of a Savonius hydrokinetic turbine having twisted blades”, Renewable Energy, (Elsevier), Vol.108 (2017), pp.502-522, March 2017.

 

B. PAPERS PUBLISHED IN SYMPOSIUM/CONFERENCES/SEMINARS

  1. Saini J.S., Prasad B. and Saini R.P., "Biomass energy system for rural development" presented at National Seminar on Non-Conventional Energy for Rural Development at Sultanpur (U.P.), Aug. 1-4, 1983.
  1. Saini R.P and Saini  J.S., "Hydraulic air compression system for harnessing ultra low head hydro potential" Fourth National Convention of Chemical Engineers, Roorkee, II41-II44, Oct.3-4, 1988.
  1. Ahmad N. and Saini R.P. "Use of centrifugal pump as turbine for mini/micro hydro power stations", Fourth National Convention of Chemical Engineers, Roorkee, II36-II40, Oct.3-4, 1988.
  1. Saini R.P. and Ahmad N. "Cross flow-cum-under shot wooden water mill-a modified gharat for the Himalayas". Silver Jubilee Celebrations, Deptt. of Chemical Engg. U.O.R. Roorkee, II22-II24, 1989.
  1. Ahmad N. and Saini R.P., "A non-conventional water turbine for harnessing energy of a flowing stream” Silver Jubilee Celebrations, Deptt. of Chemical Engg. U.O.R. Roorkee, II14-II16, 1989.
  1. Prasad B., Kumar P., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., "Development of hydraulic air compressor for chemical process industries" Silver Jubilee Celebrations, Deptt. of Chemical Engg. U.O.R. Roorkee, I33-I37, 1989.
  1. Saini R.P. and Ahmad, N. and Jain M.P., "Direct applications of mechanical energy extracted from hydro potential available in flowing stream for rural development" 3rd International Congress and Exhibition, New Delhi, B-02, December 20-21, 1989.
  1. Saini R.P. and Ahmad N., "Development of mechanical actuator - a failsafe device for turgo wheels", National Conference on machine and mechanism (NACOMM-90), Roorkee, 157-162, March 16-17, 1990.
  1. Saini R.P. and Ahmad N., "Performance study of pumps in turbine mode", Eighth National Convention of Mechanical Engineers, Roorkee, I51-I55, October 30-November1, 1992.
  1. Saini R.P., Prasad B. and Saini J.S., "Effect of system parameters on the performance of hydraulic air compression system for low head hydro power" Eighth National Convention of Mechanical Engineers, Roorkee, I37-I41, October 30-November 1, 1992.
  1. Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., "Enhancement of performance of solar collector by using expanded metal as artificial roughness", Eighth National Convention of Mechanical Engineers, Roorkee, II29-I32, October30-Nov.1, 1992.
  1. Saini R.P. and Ahmad N., "Selection procedure of centrifugal pump to be used as turbine for small hydro stations", National Seminar on Small HydroPower Project-CIVSEM'93, Coimbatore, 64-71, December 3-4, 1993.
  1. Saini R.P. and Ahmad N., "Development of a improved water mill", National Seminar on Small HydroPower Project-CIVSEM'93, Coimbatore, 58-63, December 3-4, 1993.          
  1. Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., "Thermohydraulic performance of solar air heater having roughened duct provided with expanded metal mesh as artificial roughness", World Renewable Energy Congress-III, U.K., September 11-16, 1994.
  1. Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., "Thermohydraulic performance of solar energy collection system having roughened air duct provided with expanded metal as artificial roughness", National Solar Energy Convention-96, Calcutta, December 27-29, 1996.
  1. Saini R.P. and Ahmad N., "Method for selection of pumps used in turbine mode" Ist International Conference on Renewable Energy, Hydrabad, February 3-7, 1997.
  1. Saini R.P. and Paish O., "The development of Traditional Himalayan water mills for sustainable village scale micro-hydro power" Ist International Conference on Renewable Energy, Hydrabad, February 3-7, 1997.
  1. Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., "Thermal performance of artificially roughened solar energy collector using expanded metal as artificial roughness", International Conference on Advances in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Roorkee, February 6-8, 1997.
  1. Saini R.P. , “SHP turbines and their selection”, Proc. of International Short Term Course on Small Hydro Power, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 193-203, May 6-9,1999. 
  1. Saini R.P., “Low Head Water Mills In Remote Area”, Proc. of International Short Course On Small Hydro Power, BUET,Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 229-238, May 6-9, 1999.
  1. Kapil Vivek, Fernandez E. and Saini R.P., “Design of photo voltaic system for remote area”, National Renewable Energy Convention’99, Indore, December 20-22, 1999.
  1. Fernandez E., Saini R.P. and Devadas V., “An estimation of correlation for the output of a solar photovoltaic pump”, National Renewable Energy Convention’ 99, Indore, December 20-22, 1999.
  1. Fernandez E., Saini R.P. and Devadas V., “Impact of socio-economic factors on energy consumption pattern in rural hilly areas”, National Renewable Energy Convention’99, Indore, December 20-22, 1999.
  1. Saini R.P., Sharma M.P. and Bhardwaj A.K., “Development of integrated renewable energy systems for an Indian village”, National Renewable Energy Convention’99, Indore, December 20-22, 1999.
  1. Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Techno-economics of renewable energy based rural water supply systems”, International Conference on Innovative Technologies for Rural Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, RUWATSS – 2000, Roorkee, October 12-13, 2000.
  1. Fernandez E., Saini R.P. and Devadas V., “Energy resource allocation for a decentralised system: an intuitive approach” International Conference on Mathematical Modelling, Deptt. of Mathematics, U.O.R. Roorkee, January 29-31,2001.
  1. Fernandez E., Saini R.P. and Devadas V., “Energy resource consumption within rural population: an assessment of energy consumption inequality levels in a typical Indian rural hilly village.” International Conference on Mathematical Modelling, Deptt. of Mathematics, U.O.R. Roorkee, January 29-31, 2001.
  1. Fernandez E., Saini R.P. and Devadas V., “Energy Resource Demand in Rural Setup:Role of Some Socio-Economic Considerations” National Seminar on Energy Applications in Rural Development (UGC Sponsored), Annamalai  University,  Annamalai Nagar, Tamil Nadu, February 9-10, 2001.
  1. Fernandez E., Saini R.P. and Devadas V., “Sensitivity of Family size, Annual household income and Education levels on Energy Resource preferences of Rural populations: a Case study of Kanvashram village, Pauri Garhwal district, Uttaranchal” International Workshop on Environment and Energy (IWEE-2001),Vallam, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, November 1-3, 2001.
  1. Saini R.P., Sharma M.P. and Bhaskar P.K., “Development of a Hybrid SPV-Diesel Engine based Electricity Generation System.”  Proc. of  All India Seminar on Advances in Solar Energy Technologies, Jodhpur (Rajasthan), pp.91-98, January 29-30, 2002.
  1. Saini R.P., “Thermal Performance and Friction Loss Consideration For the Design of Artificially Roughened Plate Solar Air Heater.” Proc. of All India Seminar On Advances In Solar Energy Technologies, Jodhpur (Rajasthan), pp.206-213, January 29-30, 2002.
  1. Chandan Prakash, Saini R.P., “New Design Concepts of Micro Hydro Power Plants” National Symposium on Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Technologies, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, August 13-15, 2002.
  1. Saini R.P. and Saini S.K., “Solar Air Heaters with Artificial Roughened Absorber Plates” National Symposium on Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Technologies, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, August 13-15, 2002.
  1. Sharma M.P. and Saini R.P. “Solar Photovoltaic based Rural Electrification of Remote Areas” National  Symposium on  “Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Technologies” Shivaji University, Kollahapur, pp. 157-166 August 13-15, 2002.
  1. Akella A.K., Saini R.P. & Sharma M.P., “Electrification of Remote Areas through  Renewable Energy Sources” National seminar on “Global Summit on Infrastructure  Development of Jharkhand” RIT, Jamshedpur, January 11-12, 2003.
  1. Singh Ranjit and Saini R.P., “Energy Conservation – A Need of the Day”, Sixth Punjab Science Congress, Sustainable Innovations in Science & Technology for Regional Development, Sant Longowal Institute of Engg. & Technology, Longowal, Sangrur, Punjab, February 7-9, 2003.
  1. Singh R., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Packed Bed Solar Energy Storage Systems : A Critical Review” National Conference on Emerging Energy Technologies (NCEET-2003) Mechanical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (H.P.), March 28-29, 2003.
  1. Saini R.P., “Cost Effective Approach for the Development of Micro Hydropower” National Conference on Emerging Energy Technologies (NCEET-2003) Mechanical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (H.P.), March 28-29, 2003.
  1. Kishor Nand, Saini R.P. and Singh S.P. “Most Appropriate Rationalized Transfer Function with Elastic Water Column Effect” Instrumentation & Control Engg. Conference, 2003, Tiruchirappalli, Dec. 4-6, 2003.
  1. Singh R., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Thermohydraulic Performance of Packed Bed Energy Storage System for Solar Air Heaters”, XIII National Conference of ISME, IIT Roorkee, Dec.30-31, 2003.
  1. Kishor Nand, Saini R.P. and Singh S.P.  “Governor Gain Influence on Stability of a Hydro Unit with Single Penstock and Multi-units with Common Penstock”, National Systems Conference, NSC, 2003.
  1. Kishor Nand, Saini R.P.  and Singh S.P., “LQG Controller for Speed Governing of a Hydro-turbine”, in Proc. Of International Conference on Systematics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol. I., Hyderabad, pp. 174-179, February 12-15, 2004.
  1. Kishor Nand, Saini R.P.  and Singh S.P., “LQG/LTR Controller for Speed Governing of Hydro-turbine”, in IEEE Proceedings of MELECON-2004, Dubronvik, Croatia, Vol.3, pp. 1125-1128, May 12-14, 2004.
  1. Singal S.K. and Saini R.P., “Cost Effective Approach for Low Head Small Hydro Power Installations”, HIDROENERGIA 04, International Conference and Exhibition on Small Hydropower, Falkenberg, Swenden, June 17-19, 2004.
  1. Singal S.K. and Saini R.P., “Cost Effective Development of Canal Based Hydropower Scheme-A Case Study” First International Conference on Renewable Energy, Central Board of Irrigation and Power, New Delhi, October 6-8, 2004.
  1. Singal S.K. and Saini R.P., “Small Hydro Power –A promising Source of Renewable Energy”, National Seminar on Renewable energy Technologies, Innovations and Market Penetration, Solar Energy Society of India, Kolkata October 8-9, 2004.
  1. Kishor Nand, Saini R.P. and Singh S.P., “Coordinated control for the exciter and governor in a small hydropower plant”, National Power Systems Conference (NPSC-2004), Indian Institute of Technolgy, Madras, Vol.1, pp. 431-436, December 27-30, 2004.
  1. Akella A.K., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “An aspects of small/mini/micro/pico/nano-hydro power for developing countries”, International Conference on Systematics, Cybernetics and Informatics, PENTAGRAM, Hyderabad, pp. 33-38, 2004.
  1. Singh Ranjit, Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Performance of packed bed solar energy storage system having bricks as storage material”, International Congress on Renewable Energy for Energy Security & Employment, Pune, India, January 20-22, 2005.
  1. Kishor Nand, Saini R.P. and Singh S.P., “The identification of nonlinear dynamics of hydropower plant using ARX structure”, National Conference of Control and Dynamical Systems, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, January 27-28, 2005.
  1. Singh Ranjit, Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Performance of packed bed solar energy storage system having large sized elements of spherical and cubical shapes”, 8th Punjab Science Congress, Punjabi University Patiala, February 07-09, 2005.
  1. Shafat Sultan, Fernandez E., Laway N.A., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Optimization of Renewable Energy Based Power Project or Remote Area of Jammu and Kashmir”, March 16, 2005.
  1. Verma H.K., Kumar Arun, Saini R.P. and Gandhi B.K., “Performance testing of hydropower stations : Need, scope and recommendations,” Conference on Development of Hydro Power Projects – A Prospective Challenge, Shimla, India, April 20-22, 2005.
  1. Singh, Ranjit, Saini R.P. and Saini, J.S., “Performance Analysis of Packed Bed Solar Energy Storage System Having Large Size Storage Material of Different Shapes”, Solar World Congress, Florida, USA, Aug. 8-12, 2005.
  1. Singh G.K., Yadav K.B. and Saini R.P., “Modeling and analysis of multi-phase (six-phase) self-excited induction generator”, the eight International Conference on electrical machines and systems, ICEMS 2005, Nanjing, China, Sept. 27-29, 2005.
  1. Kishor Nand, Saini R. P. and Singh S. P., “On-line Self-tuning controller for hydro plant using approximate transfer function, in International Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering: Recent Advances, CERA 05, IIT Roorkee, pp. 78-82, Sept. 28- Oct. 1, 2005.
  1. Saini, S.K. and Saini, R.P., “Solar air heaters with artificial roughned absorber plates”, Proceeding All India Seminar on Engineering Trends in Energy Conservation and Management, Institute of Engineers, University of Roorkee, Roorkee, pp. 267-282, Nov. 11-12, 2005.
  1. Sharma M.P., Saini R.P., Singal S.K. & R.D. Chauhan “Jatropha – A hope of biodiesel in Uttar Pradesh” In Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on “Plants & Environmental Pollution Organised by International Society of Environmental Botanists of National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow on, SVI/ P –13, Nov 28-Dec 02, 2005.
  1. Kishor Nand, Saini R.P. and Singh S.P., “Simulation of reduced order hydro turbine models to study its hydraulic transient characteristics”, 9th International Multi-topic Conference, IEEE INMIC 2005, Pakistan, pp. 440-445, December 24-25, 2005.
  1. Badar Ziaul, Saini R.P. and Kumar Krishen, “Wind tunnel testing of a typical wind turbine tower”, Wind Energy Trade and Issues”, NITTTR Bhopal (India), Jan. 05-07, 2006.
  1. Chauhan R.D., Sharma M.P., Saini R.P. and Kumar Vinod, “Biodiesel-A Case Study of UPSRTC”, in Proceeding of the Seminar on Recent Trends in Science, Technlogy & its Applications”, organized by S.D. College of Engineering & Technology, Muzaffarnagar, pp. 277-280, Jan.7-8, 2006.
  1. Kumar Vinod, Singh S.N. and Saini R.P., “Scope of Energy Conservation in Sugar Industry”, National Conference on Energy Conservation & Environmental Management for Sustainable Development of Process Industries, Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), Section-I, pp. 3-8, February 25-26, 2006.
  1. Gupta A., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Methodology for Optimization of Integrated Renewable Energy System”, National Conference on Technical Challenges in Power Systems, Kamla Nehru Institute of Technoloy (KNIT) Sultanpur (UP), pp. 30-34, March 24-25, 2006.
  1. Gupta A., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Renewable Energy Models-A Review”, National Conference on Technical Challenges in Power Systems, Kamla Nehru Institute of Technoloy (KNIT) Sultanpur (UP), pp. 137-140, March 24-25, 2006.
  1. Kumar Vinod, Singh S.N. and Saini R.P. “Energy Conservation in Sugar Industry”, National Conference on Energy Alternative for Rural Sector at IDC Foundation, New Delhi, pp.157-167, Apr. 27-28, 2006.
  1. Gupta A., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Photovoltaic Powered Rural Household in Uttaranchal”, International Conference on Challenges and Strategies for Sustainable Energy Efficiency and Environment, U.P. Technical University, Lucknow (UP), pp 271-277, June 10-11, 2006.
  1. Saini R.P. and Kumar Arun, “Development of Standard Water Mills”, International Himalayan Small Hydropower Summit, Dehradun, pp. 282-293, Oct. 12-13, 2006.
  1. Srivastava A.K., Gairola A., Saini R.P., “Study of Wind Speed Profiles in a Hilly Terrain for Estimating Wind Energy Potential”, to be presented in 5th World Wind Energy Conferenc-cum-Exhibition-2006, New Delhi, Nov. 06-08, 2006.
  1. Padhy Mamata Kumari and Saini R.P. “Silt Erosion In Hydro Turbines-A Review”, National Conference on Recent Development in Mechanical Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala (India), Nov.10-11, 2006. (NCME-2006, paper ref.no.085)
  1. Bajracharya T.R., Joshi C.B., Saini R.P. and Dahlhaug O.G., “Analysis of sand particles led damages of Pelton turbines in Nepal”, 14th International Seminar on Hydropower plants, Vienna, Austria, Nov. 22-24, 2006.
  1. Gupta Ajai, Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Modelling of hybrid energy system for off grid electrification of clusters of villages”, IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems for Industrial Growth (IEEE PEDES-2006), Delhi, India, pp. 1-6, Dec. 12-15,  2006.
  1. Singh G.K., Yadav K.B. and Saini R.P., “Capacitive self-excitation in a six-phase induction generator for small hydro power – An experimental investigation”, International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems, PEDES 06, New Delhi, December 12-15, 2006.
  1. Gupta Ajai, Saini R.P., Sharma M.P., “Economic Aspects of Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems for Remote Area”, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (IEEE  ICIT 2006), Mumbai, India, pp. 1706-1710, Dec.15-17, 2006.
  1. Gupta Ajai, Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Optimised application of hybrid renewable energy system in rural electrification”, IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics (IEEE IICPE-2006), Chennai, India, pp. 337-340, Dec. 19-21, 2006.
  1. Akella A.K., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Modelling of integrated renewable energy system”, AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol.941), Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development in the Asia Pacific Region Conference : Fremantle, Australia, pp.194-210, February 4-8, 2007.
  1. Akella A.K., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Sizing and cost analysis for integrated renewable energy system in a study area”, International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ’07), Sevilla (Spain), March 28-30, 2007.
  1. Hans V.S., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Heat transfer enhancement techniques – A saviour of energy in solar air heater”, Proceeding of All India Seminar on Energy : The Future Scenario, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, pp. 90-96, March 10-11, 2007.
  1. Gupta Ajai, Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Design of an optimal hybrid energy system model for remote rural area power generation”, IEEE International Conference on Electrical Engineering (IEEE ICEE-2007), Lahore, Pakistan, pp. 1-6, April 11-12, 2007.
  1. Singh G.K., Yadav K.B. and Saini R.P., “A Self-excited Six Phase Induction Generator for Stand-Alone Renewable Energy Generation”, Proceeding IEEE Conference Electrical Machines and Power Electronics-2007 (ACEMP-07), Turkey, pp. 690-695, Sept. 10-12, 2007.
  1. Kanase-Patil A.B., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Biomass Based Electricity Production Technologies”, 23rd National Conventional of Chemical Engineers on Recent Trends in Chemical Engineering, Oct. 5-7, 2007.
  1. Saini R.P. and Kumar Arun, “Water Mills for Multipurpose Applications”, International Conference on Small Hydropower “Hydro Sri Lanka”, Kandy, Sri Lanka, pp. 207-214, Oct. 22-24, 2007.
  1. Singal S.K. and Saini R.P., “Analytical Approach for Cost Estimation of Low Head Small Hydro Power Scheme”, International Conference on Small Hydropower “Hydro Sri Lanka”, Kandy, Sri Lanka,  pp. 513-518, Oct. 22-24, 2007.
  1. Kanase-Patil A.B., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Development of Integrated Renewable Energy Systems for Electrification of Rural Remote Areas”, All India Seminar on Energy, Environment & Economics, NIT Rourkela, Nov.3-4, 2007. 
  1. Jain Sanjay, Saini R.P. and Kumar Arun, “Review of Flow Analysis of Hydro Turbines Using Computational Fluid Dynamics”, National Conference on Current Trends in Technology, NUCONE-2007, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Nov.29-Dec.01, 2007.
  1. Hans V.S., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Heat Transfer and Friction Factor in Artificially Roughened Rectangular Ducts for Solar Energy Applications-A Review”, Proc. Of the International Conference on ‘Advances in Energy Research, IIT Bombay, Dec. 12-14, 2007.
  1. Hans V.S. and Saini R.P., “Performance Evaluation of Artificially Roughened Channels with Different V-Shaped Ribs”, 19th National and 8th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, JNTU, Hydereabad, Jan. 3-5, 2008.
  1. Kumar Anurag, Saini R.P.  and Singal S.K., “Design of Small Hydropower Plants with Bulb Turbines-A Review”, Proceeding of National Conference on Trends in Mechanical Engineering ‘TIME-2008’, Chandigarh Engineering College Landran, Mohali, pp.336-346, Feb.8-9, 2008.
  1. Singh Harmeet, Saini R.P.  and Saini J.S., “Sensible Heat Storage in Packed Bed for Solar Air Heaters”, Proceeding of National Conference on Advances in Fluid Flow and Thermal Sciences, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat (Gujarat), pp.B-38-47, May 22-24, 2008.
  1. Gupta Ajai, Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Hybrid Energy System for Remote Area – An Action Plan for Cost Effective Power Generation”, IEEE Region 10 Colloquium and the Third ICIIS, Kharagpur, pp. 1-6, Dec.08-10, 2008.
  1. Kanase-Patil A.B., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Integrated Renewable Energy Systems for Off Grid Electrification of Remote Rural Areas”, Proc. Of Renewable Energy Asia 2008 : An International Conference & 4th SEE Forum Meeting, IIT Delhi, India,  pp. 159-165, Dec. 11-13, 2008.
  1. Padhy M.K. and Saini R.P., “Effect of Buckets Erosion due to Silt Laden Flow on Pelton Turbine Efficiency”, International Conference Renewable Energy Asia (REA-2008), IIT Delhi (India), pp. 1136-1140, Dec.11-13, 2008.
  1. Kanase-Patil A.B., Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Optimum Utilization of Renewable Energy Sources in Remote a Area”, Proc. Of the International Conference on ‘Advances in Mechanical Engineering’, Surat (Gujarat), pp. 229-234, Dec. 15-17, 2008.
  1. V.S. Hans, Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Experimental Investigation of Thermal Performance of a Solar Air Heater Roughened with Multiple V-ribs”, Proc. Of the International Conference on ‘Advances in Mechanical Engineering’, Surat (Gujarat), pp. 153-158, Dec. 15-17, 2008.
  1. Yadav Sanjai Kumar, Singh S.N. and Saini R.P., “Doubly Fed Induction Generator Control for Wind Power Generation”, First National Conference on Emerging Trends and Recent Advances in Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy (NCEEERE-2008), Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim, Dec.22-24, 2008.
  1. Bansal Anubhuti, Singh S.N. and Saini R.P., “Sensorless Maximum Peak Power Tracking Control of Wind Turbine System”, First National Conference on Emerging Trends and Recent Advances in Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy (NCEEERE-2008), Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim, Dec.22-24, 2008.
  1. Pandey Rahul, and Saini R.P., “Performance Analysis of Pumps as Turbine Using Artificial Neural Network Techniques”, First National Conference on Emerging Trends and Recent Advances in Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy (NCEEERE-2008), Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim, Dec.22-24, 2008.
  1. Ajai Gupta, Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Computerized Modelling of Hybrid Energy System - Part I: Problem Formulation and Model Development”, Proceedings of IEEE 5th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (IEEE ICECE-2008), Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 7-12, Dec. 20-22, 2008.
  1. Ajai Gupta, Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Computerized Modelling of Hybrid Energy System -Part II: Combined Dispatch Strategies and Solution Algorithm”, Proceedings of IEEE 5th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (IEEE ICECE-2008), Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh , pp. 13-18, Dec. 20-22, 2008.
  1. Ajai Gupta, Saini R. P. and Sharma M.P., “Computerized Modelling of Hybrid Energy System - Part III: Case Study with Simulation Results”, Proceedings of IEEE 5th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (IEEE ICECE-2008), Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh pp. 19-24, Dec. 20-22, 2008.
  1. Singh G.K., Senthil Kumar A. and Saini R.P., “Selection of Capacitor for the Self- Excited Six Phase Induction Generator”, 3rd International Conference on Power Systems, IIT Kharagpur (India), Dec.27-29, 2009.
  1. Singh G.K., Senthil Kumar A. and Saini R.P., “Capacitive Excitation of a Six Phase Self Excited Induction Generator-An Experimental Results”, International Conference on Energy Engineering (ICEE 2009), Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry (India), Jan.07-09, 2009.
  1. V.S. Hans, Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Thermohydraulic Performance of Artificially Roughened Solar Air Heaters”, International Conference on Energy Engineering (ICEE 2009), Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry (India), Paper No.EEM 2312, Jan.07-09, 2009.
  1. Jain Sanjay, Saini R.P. and Kumar Arun, “CFD based flow analysis of a Francis turbine”, International Conference on Energy Engineering (ICEE 2009), Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry (India), Paper No.EEM 333, Jan.07-09, 2009.
  1. Jain Sanjay, Saini R.P., and Kumar Arun, “CFD Approach for Flow Investigations in Hydraulic Reaction Turbines – A Review”, Proceedings of National Conference on Innovations in Mechatronics Engineering 2009 (IME - 09), Mechatronics Engineering Department, G H Patel College of Engineering & Technology, Vallabh Vidyanagar, (Gujarat), pp. 101-106, March 13-14, 2009.
  1. Ajai Gupta, Saini R.P., M.P. Sharma, “Steady-state Modelling of Hybrid Energy System”, Proceedings of IEEE 3rd International Conference on Electrical        Engineering (IEEE ICEE-2009), University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, pp. 1-10, April 11-12, 2009.
  1. Ajai Gupta, Saini R. P., M. P. Sharma, “Steady-state Modelling of Hybrid Energy System - Part I: Development of model”, Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical Energy Systems and Power Electronics in Engineering Economies (ICEESPEEE-2009), pp. 954-961, April 16-17, 2009, SRM University, Chennai, India.
  1. Ajai Gupta, Saini R.P., M.P. Sharma, “Steady-state Modelling of Hybrid Energy System - Part II: Solution algorithm and case study”, Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical Energy Systems and Power Electronics in Engineering Economies (ICEESPEEE-2009), SRM University, Chennai, India, pp. 962-971, April 16-17, 2009.
  1. Singh G.K., Kumar Senthil A. and Saini R.P., “Steady-State Analysis of Self-excited Six-phase Induction Generator for Alternate Renewable Energy Generation”, 3rd IEEE, Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications-2009 (PESA-09), Hongkong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hongkong, May 20-22, 2009.
  1. Singh G.K., Kumar Senthil A. and Saini R.P., “Optimization-Based Steady State Analysis of Six-Phase Self-Excited Induction Generator”, International conference on Operation Research Applications in Engineering and Management (ICOREM-09), Anna University, Trichy, India, pp.2744-2748, May 27-29, 2009.
  1. Padhy M.K. and Saini R.P., “Effect of lower concentration on erosive wear of Pelton turbine bucket”, 33rd IAHGR Congress, Vancouver, B.C. Canada, 9-14 Aug. 2009.
  1. Ajai Gupta, Saini R.P., M.P. Sharma, “Hybrid Energy System Sizing Incorporating Battery  Storage : An Analysis via Simulation Calculation”, Proceedings of IEEE 3rd International Conference on Power Systems (IEEE ICPS-2009), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, pp. 1-6, Dec. 27-29, 2009.
  1. Ajai Gupta, Saini R.P., M.P. Sharma, “Assessment of Economic Penetration Levels of Photovoltaic Array Area in a Hybrid Energy System”, Proceedings of  IEEE 3rd International Conference on Power Systems (IEEE ICPS-2009), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, pp. 1-6, Dec. 27-29, 2009.
  1. Singh Harmeet, Saini R.P.  and Saini J.S., “Performance of a packed bed solar energy storage system with concrete spheres as storage material”, Proceeding of 20th National and 9th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Mumbai (India), pp. 391-395, 4-6 January, 2010.
  1. Hans V.S., Saini R.P.  and Saini J.S., “Experimental investigation of heat transfer and friction characteristics of a multiple V-rib roughened solar air heater”, Proceeding of 20th National and 9th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Mumbai (India), pp. 546-551, 4-6 January, 2010.
  1. Khan Imran, Saini R.P. and Singal S.K., “Development of Cross Flow turbine for small hydro power”, National Conference on Renewable Energy for Development of Underdeveloped areas with Particular Reference to North East India, Tezpur, Assam (India), March 23-25, 2010.
  1. Kumar A., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Solar air heater optimized of collector thermal performance parameter”, National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (ETME), Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand, Gujarat (India), March 05-06, 2010.
  1. Singh Ravindra Kumar, Saini R. P. and Singal S. K., “Performance evaluation of pelton turbine using CFD”, National Seminar on “Renewable Energy and Environment”, organised by Arya College of Engineering and Information Technolgy, Jaipur, Rajasthan (India) April 10-11, 2010.
  1. Kumar A., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Optimized of solar air heater using artificial roughness based on thermal efficiency”, National Seminar on Renewable Energy and Environment, Department of Automobile Engineering, Arya College of Engineering and Information Technology, Kukas, Jaipur (India), April 10-11, 2010
  1. Kumar A., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Thermohydraulic optimization of solar air heater based on maximum effective efficiency”, International Conference on Advances in Renewable Energy (ICARE-2010), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (India), pp. 772-785, June 24-26, 2010.
  1. Khan Imran, Saini R.P. and Singal S.K., “Development of Cross Flow Turbine for SHP”, International Conference on Advances in Renewable Energy (ICARE-2010), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (India), pp. 753-756, June 24-26, 2010.
  1. Shekhawat Kuldeep Singh, Saini R.P. and Kumar Arun, “Finite Element Method (FEM) Analysis of Silt Erosion in Small Hydro Turbine”,  National Seminar on Advancement of Renewable Energy, presented at Arya College of Engineering, Jaipur (India), April 10-11, 2010.
  1. Shekhawat Kuldeep Singh, Thakur Lalit and Saini R. P., “Advance FEM Analysis of Erosion”, International Conference on Renewable Energy, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (India), June 24-26, 2010.
  1. Jain Sanjay,  Saini R.P. and Kumar Arun, “CFD approach for prediction of efficiency of Francis Turbine”, International Conference on Hydraulic Efficiency Measurement (IGHEM-2010), Alternate Hydro Energy Centre, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee (India), pp.257-263, Oct. (21-23) 2010.
  1. Reddy Madhava Pathakota, Saini R.P. and Singal S.K., “Overview of Cavitation in Hydro Turbines”, Proceedings on futuristic trends in Mechanical Engineering, GNDEC, Ludhiana,  Oct. 29-30, 2010.
  1. Kumar A., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Optimization of effective efficiency of solar air heater using different type roughness elements on the absorber plate”, International Conference on Applications of Renewable and Sustainable Energy for Industry and Society (REIS 2010), Department of Physics, Osmania University, Hyderabad (India), December 16-18, 2010.
  1. Kumar A., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Experimental investigation of heat transfer and friction factor characteristics of a multi v-shaped with gap ribs”, International Conference on Clean Energy Technologies and Energy Efficiency for Sustainable Development (ENERSTATE 2010), Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun (India), Dec.27-29, 2010.
  1. Dutt Nitesh and Saini R.P., “Study of thermal storage for solar thermal power plants - A review”, International Conference on Renewable Energy (ICRE 2011), Jaipur (India), Jan. 17-21, 2011.
  1. Kumar A., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “CFD based analysis of heat transfer and fluid flow in multi v-shaped ribs with gap roughened surface solar air heater duct”, International Conference on Renewable Energy, University of Rajasthan, January 17-21, 2011.
  1. Kumar A., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Heat transfer and friction characteristics of  rectangular solar air heater duct with multi v-shaped ribs with gap roughness on the absorber plate”, 21st National and 10th ISHMT-ASME Heat and mass transfer conference, IIT Madras, December 27-30, 2011.
  1. Bansal M., Saini R.P. and Khatod D.K., “An off-grid hybrid system scheduling for a remote area”, IEEE Students Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science : Innovation for Humanity, SCEECS 2012, Bhopal, March 1-2, 2012.
  1. Kumar A., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Augmented heat transfer in rectangular duct having artificial roughness in the form of multi V-shaped ribs with gap”, Proceedings of  National Conference on Emerging Trends in Energy Engineering (ETEE-2012),  Dehradun Institute of Tecnology, Dehradun (India), pp.34-43, March 23-24, 2012.
  1. Alam T., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Packed bed solar energy storage systems : A review”, Proceedings of  National Conference on Emerging Trends in Energy Engineering (ETEE-2012), Dehradun Institute of Tecnology, Dehradun (India), pp.14-22, March 23-24, 2012.
  1. Panwar S. and Saini R.P., “Development and Simulation of Solar Photovoltaic model using Matlab/simulink and its parameter extraction”, International Conference on Computing and Control Engineering-2012 (ICCCE-2012), Dr.M.G.R. University Adayalampattu, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, pp.1-8, 12-13 April 2012.
  1. Kumar A., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Heat transfer enhancement in the multi v-shaped ribs with gap roughened solar air heater duct”, National Conference on Emerging Ternds in Renewable Energy Technology (ETRET-2012), UDML, Jaipur (Rajasthan), April 20-21, 2012.
  1. Kumar A., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “Analysis of heat transfer and fluid flow in v-shaped with gap downstream ribs roughened surface solar air heater duct”,  National Conference on Renewable Energy, Eternal University, Badu Sahib, Himachal Pradesh (India), May 5-6, 2012.
  1. Agarwal Tarang and Saini R.P., “Numerical analysis of silt erosion in Pump as Turbine (PAT)”, International Conference on Renewable Energy, Eternal University (Himachal Pradesh, India), May 5-6, 2012.
  1. Anuj Kumar, Saini R.P. and Singhal M.K., “CFD analysis for performance of modified pump used as turbine” Proceeding of National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (ETME-2012), Department of Mechanical & Automobile Engineering, ITM University, Gurgaon, Haryana (India), pp.450-459, June 01, 2012.
  1. Panwar S. and Saini R.P., “A Sensorless Sun Tracker for Performance Enhancement of Solar PV System”, National Conference on Recent Trends in Mechanical Engineering, ITM University, Gurgaon, Haryana, pp.501-507, 1st June 2012.
  1. Vats Harsh, Saini R.P., “Investigation on combined effect of cavitation and silt ersosion on Francis turbine”, International Conference on Science & Information Technology (ICSIT)-Dehradun, pp.159-161, 3rd June, 2012.
  1. Panwar S. and Saini R.P., “Maximum Peak Power Tracking Techniques for Solar Photovoltaic System”, National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering (NCETMEE-12), Integral University, Lucknow (UP), 12-13 June 2012.
  1. Mishra A., Saini R.P. and Singhal M.K., “CFD Based Performance Analysis of Kaplan Turbine for Micro Hydro Power”, International Conference on Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (ICMIE), 17 June, 2012.
  1. Panwar S. and Saini R.P., “Combined Effect of Sun Tracking and MPPT on Performance of PV System”, International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICEEE), Mysore, Karnataka, 23rd June 2012 (Communicated).
  1. Singh G. K., Singh S.N., and Saini R.P., “Performance Analysis of a Grid-Connected Six-Phase Induction Generator for Renewable Energy Generation”, 7th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, Ohrid, Macedonia, 1-6 July 2012.
  1. Bansal M., Saini R.P. and Khatod D.K., “Evolutionary algorithm based optimal scheduling of wind/diesel/battery based off grid system”, IEEE 7th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, ICIIS 2012, Chennai, August 6-9, 2012
  1. Alam T., Saini R.P. and Saini J.S., “A review on performance measuring techniques of solar air heater duct” International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE 2013), IIT Roorkee, India, February 22-24, 2013.
  1. Singh Harmeet, Saini R. P. and Saini J. S., “Investigation on Stratification in a Packed Bed Solar Energy Storage System” International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE 2013), IIT Roorkee, India, February 22-24, 2013.
  1. Malik Monu, Saini R. P., “Techno-Economical Evaluation of Solar Thermal Power Plant” International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE 2013), IIT Roorkee, India, February 22-24, 2013.
  1. Dutt Nitesh, Saini R. P., and Sharma M.P., and Awasthi M.K., “Study of heat transfer characteristics of sensible heat storage for solar thermal energy” International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE 2013), IIT Roorkee, India, February 22-24, 2013.
  1. Suthar Mamta, Singh G.K. and  Saini R. P., “Comparison of Mathematical Models of Photo-Voltaic (PV) Module and effect of various Parameters on its Performance” 2013 International Conference on Energy Efficient Technology for Sustainability (ICEETS-2013), Nagercoil (Tamilnadu), pp.1354-1359, April 10-12, 2013.
  1. Chauhan A., Saini R.P., “Renewable energy based power generation for stand-alone applications : A review”, International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability, ICEETS 2013, Nagercoil, 10-12 April, 2013.
  1. Suthar Mamta, Singh G.K. and Saini R. P., “Performance evaluation of Sun tracking photovoltaic systems: A case study” 5th International Conference on Advances in Recent Technologies in Communication and Computing, (ARTCom-2013), Bangalore, Sept.19-20, 2013 (IET Conference Publication, 2013, pp.328-335).     
  1. Anurag Chauhan and Saini R.P., “Statistical analysis of wind speed data using weibull distribution parameters”, 1st International Conference on Non Conventional Energy (ICONCE 2014), JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani (West Bengal), January 15-18, 2014.
  1. Gohil Pankaj P., Saini R.P., “CFD: Numerical Analysis and Performance Prediction in Francis Turbine” 1st International Conference on Non Conventional Energy (ICONCE 2014), JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani (West Bengal), January 17, 2014.
  1. Kumar Dinesh, Saini R.P., “Prediction of hydro turbines performance from model testing”, All India Seminar on Recent Advances in Thermal Engineering (RATE-2014), Bhubaneswar (Odisha), 11-12 January 2014.
  1. Bansal M., Saini R.P. and Khatod D.K., "Modeling and optimization of integrated renewable energy system for a rural site, International Conference on Reliability, Optimization and Information Technology (ICROIT), Faridabad (India), pp 25-28, Feb.6-8, 2014.
  1. Bana Sangram, Saini R.P., “A Framework to Optimize the Tilt Angle and Evaluate the Performance of a Solar Photovoltaic Cell” International Conference on Green technologies for environmental pollution prevention and pollution control, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (India) 27-29 Sept., 2014.
  1.  Rajanna S. and Saini R.P., “Optimal modeling of Solar/Biogas/Biomass based IRE system for a remote area electrification”, 6th IEEE Power India International Conference (PIICON), Delhi Technological University, New Delhi, Dec.05-07, 2014.
  1. Chauhan Anurag, Saini R.P., “Optimal design of Integrated Renewable Energy System for remote rural areas of Uttarakhand state in India”, International Conference on Environment and Energy, JNTU, Kukatpally, Hyderabad (India), Dec. 15-17, 2014.
  1. Chauhan Anurag, Upadhyay Subho, Saini R.P. and Sharma M.P., “Potential assessment of crop residue biomass in India”, International Conference on Environment and Energy, JNTU, Kukatpally, Hyderabad (India), Dec. 15-17, 2014.
  1. Bana Sangram, Saini R.P., “Mathematical Modeling of Single and Two Diode based SPV module using MATLAB/Simulink Environment”, International Conference on Environment and Energy (ICEE-2014), Jawaharlal Nehru Auditorium, JNTUH, Kukatpally, Hyderabad (India), Dec. 15-17, 2014.
  1. Kumar Manoj, Saini R.P., “CFD Analysis of Silt Erosion on Pelton Turbine”, Proceeding of International Conference on Hydropower for Sustainable Development, Dehradun (India), pp.218-227, Feb. 05-07, 2015.
  1. Saini R.P., Singal S.K., “Development of Cross Flow Turbine for Pico Hydro”, Proceeding Of International Conference on Hydropower for Sustainable Development, Dehradun (India), pp.259-267, Feb. 05-07, 2015.
  1. Verma A.K., Saini R.P., “Efficiency Measurement Techniques of Hydro Kinetic Turbines: A Review”, Proceeding of International Conference on Hydropower for Sustainable Development, Dehradun (India), pp.268-285, Feb. 05-07, 2015.
  1. Kumar Anuj, Saini R.P., “Investigation on Performance of Improved Savonius Rotor: An Overview”, International Conference on Recent Development in Control, Automation and Power Engineering, Amity University, Noida (India), March 12-13, 2015. 
  1. Saini R.P., Singal S.K., “CFD simulation of cross flow turbine using Acusolve”, 2015 India Altair Technology Conference, Bengaluru (India), July 14-15, 2015.
  1. Tamta Deepika, Saini R.P.,“Design and investigation of parabolic trough solar concentrator”, National Conference on Solar Thermal Energy Technologies 2016, IIT Jodhpur, February 26-28, 2016.
  1. Garg Aditi, Saini R.P.,“Study on design of cavity receiver of concentrating solar power plants-A review”, National Conference on Solar Thermal Energy Technologies (NCSTET 2016), IIT Jodhpur, February 26-28, 2016.
  1. Rajanna S. and Saini R.P.,“GA based optimal modeling of integrated renewable energy system for electrification of a remote rural area”, 6th IEEE International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS-2016), New Delhi, March 04-06, 2016.
  1. Kaur Jasveer, Saini R.P., “Development of an efficient hydrokinetic turbine”, International Conference on Innovative trends in science, engineering and management (ICITSEM-16), New Delhi, May 27, 2016.
  1. Rajanna S., Saini R.P., “Optimal modeling of an integrated renewable energy system with battery storage for off grid electrification of remote rural area”, 1st IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems (ICPEICES-2016), DTU, New Delhi, July 04-06, 2016.
  1. Rajanna S., Saini R.P., “Selection of suitable strategy with peak load shifting based DSM strategy of standalone integrated renewable energy system for a remote rural area”, 1st IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems (ICPEICES-2016), DTU, New Delhi, July 04-06, 2016.
  1. Sangal Saurabh, Singhal M.K. and Saini R.P., “CFD based analysis of silt erosion in Kaplan hydraulic turbine”, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communication Power & Embedded System (SCOPES-2016), Paralakhemundi (Odisha), Oct. 03-05, 2016.
  1. Kumar Anuj, Saini R.P., “Numerical Investigations on Single Stage and Multi-Stage Twisted Savonius Hydrokinetic Turbine”, Proceeding of the 6th International and 43rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, MNNITA, Allahabad (U.P., India), December 15-17, 2016.
  1. Penugonda Sunil Babu, Saini R.P. and Singhal M.K., “Scope of wind energy in India: A review”, IEEE, International Conference on 21st Century Energy Needs-Materials, Systems and Applications (ICTFCEN 2016), Kharagpur (India), Nov.17-19, 2016.

C. Special Publication

       Book

  1. Monu Malik and R. P. Saini, “A techno-economic analysis of solar thermal power plant”,  Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Deutschland/Germany, 2012 (77 pages).

       Manuals

  1. R.P. Saini, Arun Kumar, “Installation, Operation and Maintenance Manual for Multipurpose Power Unit” under TIFAC-DST sponsored project ‘Development of Standard Water Mills in Uttaranchal’, March 2004, (19 pages).
  1. R.P. Saini, Arun Kumar, “Installation, Operation and Maintenance Manual for Improved Water Mills” under TIFAC-DST sponsored project ‘Development of Standard Water Mills in Uttaranchal’, March 2004 (17 pages).

       Guide Book (in Hindi)

  1. R.P. Saini,, “Niyojan, Nirman Evam Rakh-Rakhav Marg Darshika,(Para Technician Hetu)”,  sponsored by UREDA, September 2006 (30 pages).