National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Faculty

Name : Nirmal Kant Singh
Designation : Associate Professor
Qualification : B. E. (IIT Roorkee), M. Tech. (IIT Kanpur), Ph.D. (IIT Kanpur)
Current Address :

CT-202, N.I.T. Campus, Kurukshetra (Hry) 136119

Phone 1 (office) : 01744233461, +91-9671200887
Phone 2 (office) : 9671200887
Email : nksinghfme@nitkkr.ac.in; kant.nirmal@gmail.com

Area Of Interest :

Computational Fluid Dynamics, Large-Eddy Simulation & Direct Numerical Simulation of transitional and turbulent flows, Separation Control, Nuclear Heat Transfer

Experience :

  •  Teaching : 22 Years
  • R & D Organization / Industry: Nil

Other :

 

 

Publications:

 

International Journals

 

  1. N.K. Singh, 2019, Control of Laminar Separation Bubble using Vortex Generators, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol 12, No.3, May 2019.
  2. N.K. Singh, 2019, Large-eddy Simulation of a Laminar Separation Bubble, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol 12, No.3, May 2019.
  3. N.K. Singh, 2019, Numerical Simulation of flow behind Vortex Generators, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol 12, No.4, July 2019.
  4. Vipul Kumar Sharma, Nirmal Kant Singh, 2017, Study of water falling film over horizontal drop shaped and inverted drop shaped tubes, International Journal of Advance Research in Science and Engineering, Vol. No. 6, Special Issue no. 2, pp. 272-277.
  5. Neeraj Kumar and Nirmal Kant Singh, 2017, Study and Analysis on Micro Channel Heat Sink in Trapezoidal Shape Upper Flow for High Performance, International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, June 2017, Vol 7, No. 3, pp. 1115-1118.
  6. Anil Kumar Lor, N. K. Singh, 2017, A Review of Various Turbulence Models used to Simulate the Flow Past an Elliptic Cylinder, International Journal of Advanced Technology in Engineering and Science, March 2017, Vol 5, issue no. 3,

pp 620-627.

  1. Vikas, Nirmal Kant Singh, Amit Bhetiwal, 2015, 'Effect of firing rate on cook off of a 120 mm gun barrel', International journal of Engineering Sciences and Research Technology (ISSN 2277-9655).
  2. Mandeep and Singh N. K , 2015, A review of Natural Convection Heat Transfer from Inclined Cylinders", International Journal of Energy, Research and Environmental Technology, Vol 2, No 5, pp. 362-366
  3. Nazia Kouser Chaudhary and Singh N. K , 2015, An Overview of Natural Convection Heat Transfer from Horizontal Cylinders", International Journal of Energy, Research and Environmental Technology, Vol 2, No 5, pp. 371-374
  4. Neeraj Kumar, N. K. Mamgain, Harry Garg, N. K. Singh, 2015, 'Simulation of different geometries of micro-channel heat sinks', International Journal of Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering.(online ISSN 2321-3051)
  5. Vikas, Nirmal Kant Singh, Manoj Kumar, 2015, 'Cook-off study of a 120 mm gun barrel using finite element method' International Journal of Research in Aeronautical and mechanical Engineering, Vol. 3, 1, pp. 78-87.
  6. Neeraj Kumar, Nirmal Kant Singh and Harry Garg, 2014, 'Study and Analysis on Differernt Flow Arrangements Using Different Fluids in Micro Channel Heat Sink for High Performance', Asian Journal of Engineering and Applied Technology, ISSN: 2249-068X Vol. 3 No. 2, 2014, pp.25-32.
  7. Anshuman Pratap Singh, N. K. Singh, 2014, 'Numerical Analysis  of heat-transfer in turbulent channel flow with longitudinal vortex generators', International Journal of Research in Management, Science & Technology (E-ISSN: 2321-3264) Vol. 2, No. 2, August 2014
  8. Nirmal Kant Singh, Anshuman Pratap Singh, 2014, 'Heat-transfer augmentation in a channel with delta winglet vortex generators at different blade angles', International Journal of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, Vol. 8, 12, dai.wast.org/1307-6892/15481.
  9. N. K. Singh, 2013, 'Numerical Investigation of heat-transfer in a channel with delta winglet vortex generators at different Reynolds numbers', International Journal of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, Vol. 7, 12, pp. 2614-2619.
  10.  N.K. Singh and S. Sarkar, 2011, “DNS of a Laminar Separation Bubble”, International  Journal of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, Vol.5, No. 9, pp. 1757-61.

 

 

National Journals

 

  1. Vipin, N. K. Singh, 2015, Natural Convection Heat Transfer Augmentation from Heat sinks using Perforated Fins: A Review" Journal of Material Science and Mechanical Engineering (JMSME), Vol 2, No. 6, April-June 2015, pp. 80-84.
  2. Yudhishter Saini and N. K. Singh, 2015, Free convection Heat transfer Augmentation through a vertical fin array: A Review", Journal of Material Science and Mechanical Engineering (JMSME). ( ISSN: 2393-9095) Vol 2, No. 11, April-June 2015, pp. 43-46.

 

 

International Conferences

 

  1. Rajesh Kumar, N. K. Singh, Review of flow past arrays of elliptic and square cylinders, Ist International Conference on Future Learning Aspects of Mechanical Engineering (FLAME-2018), October 3rd - 5th, 2018, Amity University, Noida.
  2. S. Vipul Kumar and S. Nirmal Kant, Study of water falling film over horizontal drop shaped and inverted drop shaped tubes, International Conference on Computational and Experimental Methods in Mechanical Engineering, GLBITM, Noida, 8-9 Dec 2017, ISBN: 978-93-86171-85-6.
  3. Lor Anil Kumar and N. K. Singh, A review of Various Turbulence Models Used to Simulate the Flow Past an Elliptic Cylinder, 3rd International Conference on Recent Development in Engineering, Science, Humanities and Management, 26th March 2017, ISBN:978-93-86171-35-1, pp. 93-101
  4. S. Vipul Kumar and S. Nirmal Kant, 'Comparative study of numerical simulation of water film falling around horizontal circular and drop shaped tubes', International Conference on recent trends in engineering and material sciences, ICEMS'16, March 2016, JNU, Jaipur, India.
  5. N. K. Singh, Anshuman Pratap Singh, 'Heat transfer augmentation in a channel with delta winglet type vortex generators at different blade angles', Proceedings of International Conference on Mechanical and Aerospace Engg., ICMAE’14, Melbourne, Australia, 12-13th December 2014.
  6. Neeraj Kumar, N. K. Mamgain, Harry Garg, N. K. Singh, 'Study and analysis of different flow arrangements using different fluids in micro-channel heat sinks for high performance', International conference on Advanced Futuristic Trends of Material and Mechanical Engineering AFTMME, Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, Punjab, Oct. 2014.
  7. Ayushi Mishra, N. K. Singh, 'Numerical simulation of heat transfer in a rectangular channel', Proceedings of International Conference on Optimization and Parametric Modelling, NIT Hamirpur, 9-10 Feb 2015

 

  1. N. K. Singh, 2013, 'Numerical Investigation of heat-transfer in a channel with delta winglet vortex generators at different Reynolds numbers' Proceedings of  International Conference on Mechanical and Aerospace Engg., ICMAE 2013,  Bangkok from 24-25th December 2013.
  2. N.K. Singh and S. Sarkar, 2011, “DNS of a Laminar Separation Bubble”, Proceedings of International Conference on Fluids and Thermal Engg., ICFTE’11,  Singapore from 28-30th September 2011.
  3. N.K. Singh and S. Sarkar, 2010, “Numerical Simulation of Flow behind Vortex Generators on a Flat Plate”, Paper number ACFD0154-T014-A-001, The 8th Asian Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference Hong Kong, 10-14 January, 2010, Hong Kong.
  4. S. Sarkar and N.K. Singh, 2009, “Large-Eddy Simulation of a Laminar Separation Bubble: The Smagorinsky and Dynamic Models ”, Proceedings of TSFP-6, Sixth International Conference on  Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, pp. 569-574, June 22-24, 2009, SNU, Seoul, South Korea.

 

 

National Conferences

 

  1. Sujeet Kumar Patel and N. K. Singh, Large –eddy Simulation of Square Cylinders in Tandem arrangement for different Reynolds Numbers, Proceedings of National Conference on Advances in Chemical Science and Technology, April 27-28, 2018, NIT Jalandhar, pp. 45-46.
  2. C. Yogeeswar Naik and N. K. Singh, Numerical Simulation of Flow over Arrays of Circular Cylinders, Proceedings of 6th National Conference on Nanoscience and Instrumentation Technology, March 29-30, 2018, NIT Kurukshetra, pp 72.
  3. Nitin Kumar and N. K. Singh, Large –eddy Simulation of Flow past Arrays of Elliptical Cylinders in a Square Configuration at different Reynolds Numbers, Proceedings of National Conference on Advances in Chemical Science and Technology, April 27-28, 2018, NIT Jalandhar, pp. 45.
  4. Nitin Kumar and N. K. Singh, Large –eddy Simulation of Arrays of Elliptical  Cylinders in an In-line Arrangement, Proceedings of 6th National Conference on Nanoscience and Instrumentation Technology, March 29-30, 2018, NIT Kurukshetra, pp 64.
  5. Sujeet Kumar Patel and N. K. Singh, Large –eddy Simulation of Flow over Arrays of Square Cylinders in Square Configuration, Proceedings of 6th National Conference on Nanoscience and Instrumentation Technology, March 29-30, 2018, NIT Kurukshetra, pp 32.
  6. C. Yogeeswar Naik and N. K. Singh, Numerical Simulation of Flow over Arrays of Circular Cylinders, Proceedings of National Conference on Advances in Chemical Science and Technology, April 27-28, 2018, NIT Jalandhar, pp. 46.
  7. Lor Anil Kumar and N. K. Singh, LES of an Elliptic Cylinder for Various Reynolds Numbers, National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engg (NCRAME 2017), NIT Kurukshetra, ISBN:978-03-86256—89-8, pp. 227-231
  8. Kathikeyan, J. and N. K. Singh,  A Review on Uniform Flow Past a Square Cylinder, National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engg (NCRAME 2017), NIT Kurukshetra, ISBN:978-03-86256—89-8, pp. 172-175
  9. S. Vipul Kumar and S. Nirmal Kant, 'CFD Simulation of liquid falling film heat transfer over horizontal drop shaped tubes', National conference on advances in chemical and environmental engineering, ACEE'16, May 2016, NIT Jalandhar, India.
  10. S. Vipul Kumar and S. Nirmal Kant, 'Heat transfer of  falling water film over drop shaped and circular tubes -CFD simulation', National conference on advances in chemical and environmental engineering, ACEE'16, May 2016, NIT Jalandhar, India.
  11. B. Nawal Kishore and S. Nirmal Kant, 'Numerical Simulation to analyse heat transfer of falling film over elliptical tube using CFD', National conference on advances in Chemical and Environmental engineering, ACEE'16, May 2016, NIT Jalandhar, India.
  12. B. Nawal Kishore and S. Nirmal Kant, 'Fluid film analysis around  elliptical tube using CFD and comparative study with circular tube.', National conference on advances in Chemical and Environmental engineering, ACEE'16, May 2016, NIT Jalandhar, India.
  13. K. Arun and S. Nirmal Kant, 'Numerical Simulation of liquid falling film characteristic on horizontal circular tube', National conference on advances in Chemical and Environmental engineering, ACEE'16, May 2016, NIT Jalandhar, India.
  14. K. Arun and S. Nirmal Kant, 'Simulation of liquid falling film on horizontal circular tube- a CFD approach', National conference on advances in Chemical and Environmental engineering, ACEE'16, May 2016, NIT Jalandhar, India.
  1. Vipin, N. K.Singh, 2015, Numerical Investigation of Heat Transfer Augmentation from Heat Sinks using Fins with Circular Perforations at different Pitches", Proceedings of the 3rd National Conference on Nano science and Instrumentation Technology (NCNIT-2015), June 6-7, 2015, NIT Kurukshetra
  2. Yudhishter Saini and N. K. Singh, 2015, Numerical Investigation of Heat Transfer Enhancement through Embossed Fin Heat Sink under Natural Convection", Proceedings of the 3rd National Conference on Nano science and Instrumentation Technology (NCNIT -2015), 6-7 June 2015, NIT Kurukshetra
  3. Vipin, N. K. Singh, 2015, Numerical Investigation of Heat Transfer Augmentation from Heat Sinks using Fins with Circular Perforations at different Pitches", Proceedings of the 3rd National Conference on Nano science and Instrumentation Technology, (NCNIT -2015), 6-7 June 2015, NIT Kurukshetra
  1. Mandeep and Singh N. K., "CFD Analysis of Laminar Natural Convection Heat Transfer from an Inclined Cylinder", 3rd National Conference on Nano science and Instrumentation Technology (NCNIT -2015), 6-7 June 2015, NIT Kurukshetra
  2. Nazia Kouser Chaudhary and Singh N. K., "CFD Analysis of Laminar Natural Convection Heat Transfer from a Horizontal Cylinder", 3rd National Conference on Nano science and Instrumentation Technology (NCNIT -2015), 6-7 June 2015, NIT Kurukshetra
  1. Ayushi Mishra and N. K. Singh, 'An overview of sub-grid scale models' , Proceedings of National Conference on Recent advances in Mechanical Engineering, NCRAME, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh, 2014
  2. Vikas, Nirmal Kant Singh, Amit Bhetiwal, 'Transient thermal analysis of a 120 mm gun barrel using finite element method', Proceedings of 2nd National Conference on Converging Technologies Beyond-2020, November 28-29, 2014, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra pp.153-156.
  3. Manoj Kumar, Vikas, Nirmal Kant Singh, 'Simulation of vortex shedding from groups of three and four equispaced cylinders situated in cross-flow', Proceedings of 2nd National Conference on Converging Technologies Beyond-2020, November 28-29, 2014, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, pp.306-313.
  4. N.K. Singh and S. Sarkar, 2009, “Large-Eddy Simulation of a Laminar Separation Bubble: Applicability of SGS Models”, Paper number 18-FM-2, Thirty Sixth National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 2009, NCFMFP-2009, December 17-19, 2009, Pune.
  5. S. Sarkar and N.K. Singh, 2008, “Large-Eddy Simulation of a Separation Bubble”, Proceedings of the Thirty Fifth National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 2008, pp.176-184,FMFP-2008, December 11-13, 2008, PESIT, Bangalore.
  6. N. K. Singh, “Transient Analysis of a PWR Pressurizer” Proceedings of National Conference on Emerging Energy Technologies NCEET-2003, pp.272-278, March 28-29, 2003, NIT Hamirpur.
  7. N. K. Singh, G. Bhushan and S. Angra, “Need for Renewable Sources of Energy: An Overview”, Proceedings of All India Seminar on Power and Energy for Sustainable Growth PSEG 2003, pp.268-270, Institution of Engineers (I), February 20-21, 2003, CRSCE, Murthal.

 

 

Workshop/STC/SDP/FDP attended:

 

  1. Attended one day workshop on the Process of Patent Filing organized by IPR Cell, NIT Kurukshetra on August 19, 2017
  2. Attended GIAN ( Global Initiative of Academic Networks, MHRD, GOI) course on 'Combustion: Fundamental and Applications' from 16-26 November 2016 at IIT Kanpur.
  3. Attended 'Visiting Researcher Program' at IIT Kanpur from 20-6-2014 to
    13-7-2014 under Knowledge Incubation for TEQIP scheme of GOI.

 

  1. Attended 'Pravartana 2014' workshop on Mechanics and Applied Mathematics from 19-7-2014 to 25-7-2014 at IIT Kanpur.

 

  1. Attended One day Awareness Programme on National mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) supported by NMEICT, GOI, organized by NIT Kurukshetra and NITTTR, Chandigarh on 26-9-2014 at NIT Kurukshetra.

 

  1. Attended One day Awareness Programme on Intellectual Property Rights on 18-10-2014 at NIT Kurukshetra.

 

  1. Attended Seminar on Ethics and Value Education in Science and Technology on 14-11-2014 at NIT Kurukshetra.

 

  1. Attended  TEQIP Workshop on Effective Use of EdRP Components held between  26-27th June 2015 at IIT Kanpur.

 

  1. Attended one day workshop on Bhoojal Manthan  conducted by Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, GOI, on 21-8-2015 at Kurukshetra University Auditorium, KUK.

 

  1. Attended International Workshop on 'Novel Combustion Concepts for Sustainable Energy Development' from 2nd to 4th January, 2014 at IIT Kanpur (Departments of Mechanical and Aerospace Engg),
  2. Attended ISTE-WPLP National Workshop on 'Institutional Development and Quality Management' held from 11th to 13th December 2013 at Hotel Le Royal Meridien, Chennai.
  3. Attended TEQIP Conclave of Educators on 'Quality of Delivered Academics in Mechanical Sciences' organized by NPIU and IIT Kanpur held during 22-23 December, 2012 at IIT Kanpur.
  4. Attended short term course on 'Transport Phenomena in Phase-change and Reacting Systems' held during January 10-14, 2011 at IIT Kanpur.
  5. Attended short term course on Programming in C from 4-10-2004 to 16-10-2004 organized by NITTR, chandigarh and SPITC ( Society for promotion of Information Tech in Chandigarh) at NIT Kurukshetra.
  6. Attended Patent Awareness Workshop on 17-11-2003 organized by Patent Office, New Delhi, GOI at NIT Kurukshetra
  7. Attended Training on SolidWorks organized by Solidworks from 10-3-2003 to 15-3-2003 at NIT Kurukshetra
  8. Attended Short term course on Intellectual property Rights sponsored by MHRD, GOI from 10-4-2003 to 16-4-2003 at NIT Kurukshetra.
  9. Attended Short term ISTE course on Updating the Faculty of Engineering Colleges for Teaching the Revised Curriculum as Proposed for Electrical engineering by UPSC, New Delhi from 6-1-2003 to 17-1-2003 at NIT Kurukshetra.
  10. Attended Short term QIP course on Use of CNG in IC Engines from 30-6-2002 to 5-7-2002 at IIT Roorkee.
  11. Attended Short term course on ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 from 14-1-2002 to 18-1-2002 at TTTI (now NITTR), Chandigarh
  12. Attended Short term QIP course on Computational Topics for Engineering Application from 3-7-2000 to 14-7-2000 at IIT Kanpur.
  13. Attended Short term QIP course on Enhancing Professional Excellence from 15-12-1999 to 29-12-1999 at IIT Roorkee.
  14. Attended one day workshop  on Patent Awareness organized by Humanities dept, NIT Kurukshetra on 09-10-1999  at NIT Kurukshetra
  15. Attended National Conference on Creating Convenient and Friendly Environment for Education and Training of the Handicapped in Technical Institutions from 18-12-1999 to 19-12-1999 at IIT Roorkee.
  16. Attended Short term QIP course on Vehicle Emission and Control Technologies from 12-7-1999 to 17-7-1999 at IIT Kanpur.
  17. Attended Short term AICTE ISTE winter school on Performance Appraisal and Development System from 24-2-1997 to 28-2-1997 at NIT kurukshetra
  18. Attended AICTE Induction Training Programme from 17-6-1996 to 5-7-1996 at NIT Kurukshetra.

 

Book Chapters Published:

  1. Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Simulation of Flow and Heat Transfer, ISBN: 978-613-9-86368-6, Lambert Academic Publishing, Omniscriptum AG, 2018.
  2. Turbulence Modelling, Numerical Simulation of Flow and Heat Transfer, ISBN: 978-613-9-86368-6, Lambert Academic Publishing, Omniscriptum AG, 2018.
  3. Flow in a Channel with Rectangular Vortex Generators at Different Reynolds, Numbers Numerical Simulation of Flow and Heat Transfer, ISBN: 978-613-9-86368-6, Lambert Academic Publishing, Omniscriptum AG, 2018.

 

Books published:

  1. Heat Transfer Augmentation using Longitudinal Vortex Generators,

ISBN: 978-613-7-34592-4, Lambert Academic Publishing, Omniscriptum AG, 2018.

  1. Performance Guarantee Test, ISBN: 978-613-8-33521-4, Lambert Academic Publishing, Omniscriptum AG, 2018.
  2. Simulation of the Flow Past an Elliptic Cylinder, ISBN: 978-613-9-84445-6, Lambert Academic Publishing, Omniscriptum AG, 2018.

Expert Lectures delivered:

  1. Expert talk on 'Large- Eddy simulation' in short term course  on Modelling and Computational Techniques in Nano Fluids' organized by Department of Mathematics, NIT, Kurukshetra, held during 21-25th September 2015.

 

  1. Expert talk on Introduction to Large-Eddy simulation in TEQIP sponsored Faculty Development Programme  on 'Advances in Thermal Engineering' organized by Mechanical Engineering Department, University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kurukshetra University, held during 25-27th September 2014.
  2. Expert lecture on 'Introduction to Large- Eddy simulation' in short term course  on 'CFD Applications in Tribology' organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT, Kurukshetra University, held during 19-21 April 2013.
  3. Keynote lecture on Prediction and Control of a Laminar Separation Bubble in International Conference on Applications of Fluid Engineering (CAFE 2012)  at
    G. L. Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management, Greater Noida, held during 20-22 September, 2012

 

National Conferences organized:

1. Convener, National Conference on Low and High Temperature applications of Solar Energy     NCASE-2013 at NIT Kurukshetra, 25-26th May 2013.

 

International Conferences organized:

Workshop/STC/SDP/FDP organized:

  1. Coordinator of Awareness program on NMEICT (National mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology) at NITTR, Chandigarh conducted for the Chandigarh region at NITTR Chandigarh on 27-09-2014 supported by NMEICT under MHRD, GOI.

 


Administrative assignments held/ holding

  1. Warden, Hostel 10
  1. Faculty Coordinator, Research and Consultancy
  1. Member, Institute Library Committee
  1. Member, Organizing committee, ALTIUS 2013
  1. Member, House allotment Committee
  1. Member, SC/ST Cell
  1. Member, Board of Studies
  1. Member, DRC
  1. Member, DAC
  1. Convener, Photography committee, Convocation 2016
  1. Convener, Photography committee, Convocation 2015
  1. Member, Organizing Committee, Confluence 2011
  1. Professor In charge Hydraulic Machines and Fluid Mechanics Lab
  1. Professor In charge Computational Fluid Dynamics Lab
  1. Professor In charge Computer and Automation Lab
  1. Member, Dept Purchase Committee
  1. Prof Incharge MechSoc
  1. Member PhD Committee
  1. Member, Deptt Library Affairs Committee

 

Awards/ Recognitions

 

1. Honoured by the state government for obtaining13th rank in the state of Uttar Pradesh in the High School Examination 1983. Awarded certificate and cash prize.

2. Awarded National Ekikrita Scholarship,1983.

3. Honoured by the state government for obtaining13th rank in the state of Uttar Pradesh in the Intermediate Examination 1985. Awarded certificate and cash prize.

4. Awarded National Merit Scholarship.

Others:

1. Chaired session in NCRAME 2017 (National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering) held during June 02-03, 2017 at NIT Kurukshetra..

2. Chaired session in NCASE-2013 held at NIT Kurukshetra.

Membership:

Life membership of National Society of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power

 

PhD Guided: Completed: 01, In-progress 04

M. Tech Guided: Completed: 28, In-progress: 04