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Dr. P.A.Ramakrishna

 
Name:   Dr. Ramakrishna, P.A.

Designation:   Assistant Professor

Office Address:   ASE 125
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai, 600036

Office Hours:  

Phone Number:   +91-44-2257 4018 (Office)

Email Address(es):   parama@ae.iitm.ac.in

Personal Home Page:   http://www.ae.iitm.ac.in/~parama


 
  Education:
 
  • B.E., University of Mysore, India, 1993

  • M.E.,Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 1996

  • Ph.D.,Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 2003


 
  Professional Experience:
 
  • Assistant Professor, IIT, Madras (2005 onwards)

  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Kyungpook National University, South Korea ( 2003 - 2005 )

  • Project Associate, Combustion Gasification and Propulsion Laboratory, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore ( 2001 - 2003 )




  Areas of expertise:
 
  • Modeling the phenomenon in a individual solid oxide fuel cell

  • AP Combustion

  • Sandwich Propellant Combustion




 
  Most recently taught courses at IIT Madras and elsewhere:
 
  • I have taught a couple of courses on Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow to post-graduate students at the Kyungpook National University. Aero Lab
 
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  Research Interests:
 
  • to be update


 
  Most recently published papers:
 
Publications in refereed journals/books
  • Ramakrishna, P. A., Paul, P. J., and Mukunda H. S., Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 29, The Combustion Institute 2003, pp. 2963 - 2973.

  • Ramakrishna, P. A., Paul, P. J., Mukunda H. S., and C. H. Sohn, “Combustion of Sandwich Propellant at Low Pressures”, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 30, The Combustion Institute 2005, pp 2097 - 2014.

  • Ramakrishna P. A., Paul P. J., and Mukunda H. S., “Revisiting the Modeling of Ammonium Perchlorate Combustion: Development of an Unsteady Model” In Press, Journal of Propulsion and Power .

  • Shi Yang, P. A. Ramakrishna and C. H. Sohn, “Issues Related to the Modeling of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stacks”, In Press, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology.

  • P. A. Ramakrishna, Shi Yang and C. H. Sohn, “Innovative Design to Improve the Power Density of Solid Oxide Fuel cell”, In Press, Journal of Power Sources.

Conferences
  • Ramakrishna P. A., Paul P. J., and Mukunda H. S., "Statistical Analysis of Composite Solid Propellant", Third National Conference on Air Breathing Engines and Aerospace Propulsion, IIT Madras, India, 1996, pp 1-5.


  • Paul P. J., Ramakrishna P. A., and Mukunda H. S., "Computational Study of Combustion in Sandwich Solid Propellants", Fourth National Conference on Air Breathing Engines and Aerospace Propulsion, IISc Bangalore, India, 1998, pp AP11-AP21


  • Ramakrishna P. A., Paul P. J., and Mukunda H. S., "Revisiting the Combustion Models of Ammonium Perchlorate", Second International High Energy Materials Conference and Exhibit, IIT Madras, India, 1998, pp 180-186


  • Ramakrishna P. A., Paul P. J., and Mukunda H. S., "Revisiting Combustion Model of Ammonium Perchlorate Including Stability", Fifth National Conference on Air Breathing Engines and Aerospace Propulsion, DRDL Hyderabad, 2000, pp 541-551


  • Ramakrishna P. A., Paul P. J., and Mukunda H. S., "Sandwich Propellant Combustion", International workshop on Modern Advances in Combustion, IIT Madras, India, Aug-Sept 2001


  • Shil Yang, P. A. Ramakrishna and C. H. Sohn, "Modeling of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stacks", Solar Cities Conference, Daegu, South Korea, Nov. 2004.


  • P. A. Ramakrishna and C. H. Sohn, "Modeling the phenomenon in an individual solid oxide fuel cell", Solar Cities Conference, Daegu, South Korea, Nov. 2004
Papers under preparation
  • Ramakrishna P. A., Paul P. J., and Mukunda H. S., "Modeling of Sandwich Propellant Combustion: Results and Analysis".


  • Ramakrishna P. A., Paul P. J., and Mukunda H. S., "Effects of the lateral momentum equation in the combustion of Sandwich Propellant".


 
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