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Dr. Ram Prakash Bharti
Dr. Ram Prakash Bharti Associate Professor rpbharti[at]iitr.ac.in +91-1332-28 5304 Website
Areas of Interest
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD): , Convective Hydrodynamics of Non-Newtonian Fluids and Bluff Bodies Flows
  • Microfluidics:, Electrokinetic flow in microchannels
  • Development of Computational Complex Flow Solvers:, FVM, FEM and LBM
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2016PresentAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20092016Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20072009Post Doctoral Research FellowUniversity of Melbourne (Australia)
20072007Senior Project AssociateIIT Kanpur
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.D.Chemical EngineeringIIT Kanpur2006
M.Tech.Chemical EngineeringIIT Bombay2002
B.Tech.Chemical EngineeringSLIET Longowal2000
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
June 2014PresentWarden, Rajendra BhawanDoSW, IIT Roorkee
Mar 2015PresentO.C. (Examinations), Chemical EngineeringIIT Roorkee
Jan 2016Apr 2016Faculty Advisor, SC/ST StudentsIIT Roorkee
Jan 2016Apr 2016Coordinator, Academic Reinforcement Program (ARP)DoSW, IIT Roorkee
Mar 2015PresentCoordinator (Networking Task), Chemical EngineeringIIT Roorkee
Aug 2014PresentFaculty Advisor (Ist Yr, B.Tech. Chemical Engineering)IIT Roorkee
2014PresentO.C. (CAD Centre), Chemical EngineeringIIT Roorkee
Dec 2012Dec 2014Manager - Task Force (Master Planning of Campuses)IIT Roorkee
Memberships
  • The Institution of Engineers (India), MIE (#M-1551617)
  • Indian Institue of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), Life Member (#LM-49655)
  • International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Member (#105527)
  • IAENG Society of Chemical Engineering, Member
  • IAENG Society of Scientific Computing, Member
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Dr. Piyush Kumar, Post-Doctoral Fellow (SERB-NPDF)PEM, Fuel Cells
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Convective flow and heat transfer analysis by using thermal lattice Boltzmann methodKrunal M GangawaneAJuly 2010
CFD of non-Newtonian Fluids: Meshless MethodsVijay Kumar VermaOJan 2011
Periodic flow of non-Newtonian fluidsRam Parvesh RamOJuly 2012
CFD Simulations of Complex Fluid FlowsAbhishek Kumar LalOJuly 2013
Bubble dynamics in non-Newtonian fluid flowAkepogu VenkateshwarluOJan 2016
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisationLevel
Deforming-Spatial-Domain/Stabilized Space-Time (DSD/SST) method in computation of non-Newtonian fluid flow and heat transfer with moving boundaries.Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA; Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, ChinaRP
Refereed Journal Papers
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Profile Profile D-1635-2009 14521775900 & 5575778398
  1. R.P. Ram, R.P. Bharti and A.K. Dhiman. Forced convection flow and heat transfer across an in-line bank of circular cylinders. Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 94(7), 1381-1395 (2016).
  2. K.M. Gangawane, R.P. Bharti and S. Kumar. Effects of heating location and size on natural convection in partially heated open ended enclosure by using lattice Boltzmann method. Heat Transfer Engineering, 37(6), 507-522 (2016).
  3. K.M. Gangawane, R.P. Bharti and S. Kumar. Lattice Boltzmann analysis of effect of heating location and Rayleigh number on natural convection in partially heated open ended cavity. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 32(8), 1498-1514 (2015).
  4. K.M. Gangawane, R.P. Bharti and S. Kumar. Lattice Boltzmann analysis of natural convection in a partially heated open ended enclosure for different fluids. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 49, 27-39 (2015).
  5. K.M. Gangawane, R.P. Bharti and S. Kumar. Two dimensional lattice Boltzmann simulation of natural convection in differentially heated square cavity: Effect of Prandtl and Rayleigh numbers. Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 93(4), 766-780 (2015).
  6. F.-B. Tian, R.P. Bharti and Y.-Q. Xu. Deforming-Spatial-Domain/Stabilized Space-Time (DSD/SST) method in computation of non-Newtonian fluid flow and heat transfer with moving boundaries, Computational Mechanics 53(2), 257-271 (2014). (Selected and highlighted as Featured Article in Advances in Engineering, under the section of Mechnical Engineering, April 13, 2014)
  7. A. Kumar, A.K. Dhiman and R.P. Bharti. Power-law flow and heat transfer over an inclined square bluff body: effect of blockage ratio. Heat Transfer - Asian Research 43(2), 167-196 (2014).
  8. J.D. Berry, M.R. Davidson, R.P. Bharti and D.J.E. Harvie. Effect of wall permittivity on electroviscous flow through a contraction. Biomicrofluidics 5(4), 044102 (17 pages) (2011).
  9. M.R. Davidson, R.P. Bharti and D.J.E. Harvie. Electroviscous effects in a Carreau liquid flowing through a cylindrical microfluidic contraction. Chemical Engineering Science 65(23) 6259-6269 (2010).
  10. V.K. Patnana, R.P. Bharti and R.P. Chhabra. Two dimensional unsteady forced convection heat transfer in power-law fluids from a heated cylinder. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 53(19-20) 4152-4167 (2010).
  11. A.T. Srinivas, R.P. Bharti and R.P. Chhabra. Mixed convection heat transfer from a cylinder in power-law fluids: effect of aiding buoyancy. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 48(21) 9735-9754 (2009).
  12. V.K. Patnana, R.P. Bharti and R.P. Chhabra. Two dimensional unsteady flow of power-law fluids over a cylinder. Chemical Engineering Science 64(12) 2978-2999 (2009).
  13. M.R. Davidson, R.P. Bharti, P. Liovic and D.J.E. Harvie. Electroviscous effects in low Reynolds number flow through a microfluidic contraction with rectangular cross-section. International Journal of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering 3(2) 63-67 (2009).
  14. R.P. Bharti, D.J.E. Harvie and M.R. Davidson. Electroviscous effects in steady fully develope flow of power-law liquid through a cylindrical microchannel. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow 30(4) 804-811 (2009).
  15. M.R. Davidson, R.P. Bharti, P. Liovic and D.J.E. Harvie. Electroviscous effects in low Reynolds number flow through a microfluidic contraction with rectangular cross-section. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 40 , pp. 256-260 (2009).
  16. R.P. Bharti, D.J.E. Harvie and M.R. Davidson. Fully developed flow of power-law fluid through a cylindrical microfluidic pipe: pressure drop and electroviscous effects. 2008 Proceedings of the ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Conference, FEDSM 2008, Volume 1: Symposia (Parts A and B), pp. 223-232.
  17. R.C. Patil, R.P. Bharti and R.P. Chhabra.Forced convection in cross flow of power law fluids over a pair of circular cylinder in tandem arrangement. 2008 Proceedings of the ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Conference, FEDSM 2008, Volume 1: Symposia (Parts A and B), pp. 207-215.
  18. R.C. Patil, R.P. Bharti and R.P. Chhabra. Forced convection heat transfer in power-law liquids from a pair of cylinders in tandem arrangement. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 47(23) 9141-9164 (2008).
  19. R.P. Bharti, D.J.E. Harvie and M.R. Davidson. Steady flow of ionic liquid through a cylindrical microfluidic contraction-expansion pipe: Electroviscous effects and pressure drop. Chemical Engineering Science 63(14) 3593-3604 (2008).
  20. R.C. Patil, R.P. Bharti and R.P. Chhabra. Steady flow of power-law liquids over a pair of cylinders in tandem arrangement. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 47(5) 1660-1683 (2008).
  21. R.P. Bharti, P. Sivakumar and R.P. Chhabra. Forced convection heat transfer from an elliptic cylinder to power-law fluids. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 51(7-8) 1838-1853 (2008).
  22. R.P. Bharti, R.P. Chhabra and V. Eswaran. Effect of blockage on heat transfer from a cylinder to power-law liquids. Chemical Engineering Science 62(7) 4729-4741 (2007).
  23. R.P. Bharti, R.P. Chhabra and V. Eswaran. Two-dimensional steady Poiseuille flow of power-law fluids across a circular cylinder in a plane confined channel: wall effects and drag coefficient. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 46(11) 3820-3840 (2007).
  24. P. Sivakumar, R.P. Bharti and R.P. Chhabra. Steady flow of power-law fluids across an unconfined elliptic cylinder. Chemical Engineering Science 62(6) 1682-1702 (2007).
  25. R.P. Bharti, R.P. Chhabra and V. Eswaran. Steady forced convection heat transfer from a heated circular cylinder to power-law fluids. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 50(5-6) 977-990 (2007).
  26. R.P. Bharti, R.P. Chhabra and V. Eswaran. A numerical study of the steady forced convection heat transfer from an unconfined circular cylinder. Heat and Mass Transfer 43(7) 639-648 (2007).
  27. P. Sivakumar, R.P. Bharti and R.P. Chhabra. Effect of power-law index on critical parameters for power-law flow across an unconfined circular cylinder. Chemical Engineering Science 61(18) 6035-6046 (2006).
  28. R.P. Bharti, R.P. Chhabra and V. Eswaran. Steady flow of power-law fluids across a circular cylinder. Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 84(4) 406-421 (2006).
  29. N. Mangadoddy, Ram Prakash and R.P. Chhabra. Forced convection in cross flow of power law fluids over a tube bank. Chemical Engineering Science 59(11) 2213-2222 (2004).