National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Faculty

Name : Avadhesh Yadav
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : Ph.D. in 2012 from NIT Kurukshetra
Current Address :

DA-12, N.I.T.Campus, Kurukshetra-136119. (Haryana)

Phone 1 (office) : 01744 233470
Phone 2 (office) : 9896103634
Email : avadheshyadava@nitkkr.ac.in , avadheshyadava@gmail.com

Area Of Interest :

Desiccant air-conditioning system, Phase change materials, Solar concentrator, Solar cooking, Low and high temperature applications of solar energy

 

Experience :

  • Working as Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra- 136 119 (India) since Jan 29, 2008.
  • Worked as lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Department, FET, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar-249402 (India) from Oct 8, 2007 to Jan 28, 2008.
  • Worked as lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Department, IET Khandhri, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra-282002 (India) from July 17, 2004 to June 30, 2007.

Other :

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS (Refereed)

International Journals

2012

  1. Yadav, A. and Bajpai, V.K, 2012, “Thermal performance of one-ended evacuated tube solar air collector at different air flow rates: experimental investigation” International Journal of Ambient Energy, Vol. 33, No.-1, pp. 35-50, Taylor and Francis Publications.(Scopus)
  2. Yadav, A. and Bajpai, V.K., 2012, “Experimental comparison of various solid desiccants for regeneration by evacuated solar air collector and air dehumidification” Drying Technology, Vol. 30, pp. 516-525, Taylor and Francis Publications [Impact factor 1.796]. (SCI)
  3. Yadav, A. and Bajpai V.K., 2012, “Mathematical model for design parameter analysis to improve the performance of desiccant wheel” Chemical Engineering & Technology, Vol. 35, No.9, pp.1617-1625, Wiley Publications [Impact Factor: 1.366]. (SCI)

2013

  1. Yadav, A. and Bajpai, V.K., 2013, “The performance of solar powered desiccant dehumidifier in India: An experimental investigation” International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, Published on line, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 239-257, Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  2. Yadav, A. and Bajpai, V.K., 2013, “An experimental investigation of solar powered desiccant wheel with different rotational speeds” International Journal of Ambient Energy, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 3-26, Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  3. Yadav, A. and Bajpai, V.K., 2013, “Comparison of thermal performances of flat plate and evacuated tube solar air collector at different flow rates: experimental analysis” International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, Vol. 4, No.2, pp.107-125, Inderscience Publications.
  4. Yadav, A. and Bajpai, V.K., 2013, “Numerical and experimental investigation of operating parameters of solar powered desiccant wheel in India” Heat Transfer - Asian Research, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 1-30, Wiley Publications. (Scopus)
  5. Yadav, A. and Bajpai, V.K., 2013, “Operating parameter analysis to improve the performance of solar desiccant wheel using a mathematical model: Part-I” International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, Vol.4, No.3, pp.213-241, Inderscience Publications.
  6. Yadav, A. and Bajpai, V.K., 2013, “Analysis of various designs of a desiccant wheel for improving the performance using a mathematical model”. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Vol.5, (023110), American Institute of Physics [Impact factor: 1.239]. (SCI)
  7. Chaudhary, A. Kumar, A, and Yadav, A. 2013, “Experimental investigation of a solar cooker based on parabolic dish collector with phase change thermal storage unit in Indian climatic conditions”, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Vol. 5, No.2, American Institute of Physics [Impact factor: 1.239]. (SCI)
  8. Yadav. V, and Yadav, A, 2013, “Experimental investigation of novel design of solar cooker with dual thermal storage unit based on parabolic dish type collector” International Journal of Energy for a Clean Environment, Vol.14, No. 4, pp 1–16, Begell house. (Scopus)

2014

  1. Yadav, A. and Bajpai, V.K., 2014, “Design and Operating Parameter Analysis to Improve the Performance of Solar Desiccant Wheel Using a Mathematical Model: Part-II” International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, Vol. 5, No. 2, Inderscience Publications.
  2. Kumar, A. Chaudhary, A and Yadav, A. 2014, “The Regeneration of various solid desiccants by using parabolic dish collector and adsorption rate: experimental investigation”, International Journal of Green Energy, Vol. 11, No. 9, pp.936-953. Taylor and Francis Publications [Impact factor: 2.069]. (SCI)
  3. Yadav, L. Yadav, A, Dabra, V. and Yadav, A. 2014, “Effect of desiccant isotherm on the design parameters of desiccant wheel”. Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.50, No.1, pp.1-12, Springer [Impact factor: 0.840]. (SCI)
  4. Yadav A. 2014 “Analysis of desiccant wheel with purge sector for improving the performance using a mathematical model”, International Journal of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. Vol. 22, No. 01, March 2014, World Scientific.
  5. Saini, K. Gagandeep. Singh, H. and Yadav, A, 2014 “Cooking: Solar cooker with phase change material” Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, DOI: 10.1081/E-EEE2-120051434, Taylor and Francis Publications.
  6. Yadav, A. and Yadav, L. 2014Comparative performance of desiccant wheel with effective and ordinary regeneration sector using mathematical model”. Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.50, No. 10, pp.1465-1478, Springer [Impact factor: 0.840]. (SCI)
  7. Agrawal H, Yadav. V, Kumar Y and Yadav, A, 2014 “Comparison of experimental data sensible and latent heat storage material for late evening cooking based on dish type solar cooker” International Journal of Energy for a Clean Environment, Vol.15, No.1, pp 47–72, Begell house. (Scopus)

2015

  1. Singh, H. Gagandeep, Saini, K. and Yadav, A, 2015 “Experimental comparison of different heat transfer fluid for thermal performance of a solar cooker based on evacuated tube collector ” Environment, Development and Sustainability, Vol.17, No. 3,pp. 497-511, Springer. (SCI)
  2. Kumar S, Kumar A, and Yadav A, 2015, “Experimental analysis of thermal performance of evacuated tube and flat-plate solar air collectors at different air flow rates” International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 4-5, pp-280-293, Taylor and Francis Publications (Scopus)
  3. Yadav, A. and Yadav, L. 2015, “Comparative performance of different sectors arrangement in desiccant wheel using a mathematical model”. Heat transfer - Asian research, Vol.44, No.2, pp. 133-153, Wiley Publications. (Scopus)
  4. Kumar, M and Yadav, A, 2015 “Experimental investigation of solar powered water production from atmospheric air by using composite desiccant material “CaCl2/saw wood Desalination Vol.367, pp. 216–222, Elsevier. [Impact factor: 5.59]. (SCI)
  5. Kumar, M and Yadav, A, 2015 “Experimental investigation of design parameters of solar glass desiccant box type system for water production from atmospheric air” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Vol.7, No. 3,(033122) American Institute of Physics [Impact factor: 1.239]. (SCI)
  6. Kumar, M and Yadav, A, 2015 “Solar driven technology for fresh water production from atmospheric air by using the composite desiccant material “CaCl2/Floral form Environment, Development and Sustainability, Vol.18, No. 4, pp-1151-1165, Springer. (SCI)

2016

  1. Kumar A, Kumar S, and Yadav A, 2016 “Thermal performance analysis of evacuated tubes solar air collector in Indian climate conditions” International Journal of Ambient Energy, Vol. 37, No.2, pp.162-171, Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  2. Yadav, L and Yadav, A, 2016 “Mathematical investigation of purge sector angle for clockwise and anticlockwise rotation of desiccant wheel Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol.93, pp.839–848, Elsevier. [Impact factor: 2.75]. (SCI)
  3. Mehla, N and Yadav, A, 2016 “Experimental investigation of desiccant dehumidifier based on evacuated tube solar air collector with PCM storage unit” Drying Technology, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 417-432, Taylor and Francis Publications [Impact factor 1.796]. (SCI)
  4. Gagandeep, Singh, H, Saini, K. and Yadav, A, 2016 “Experimental investigation of solar cooker during sunshine and off-sunshine hours using thermal energy storage unit based on parabolic trough collector” International Journal of Ambient Energy, Vol.37, No.6, pp. 597-608, Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  5. Kumar, A and Yadav, A, 2016 “Experimental investigation of solar driven desiccant air conditioning system based on silica gel coated heat exchanger.” International Journal of Refrigeration , Vol.69, pp. 51-63, Elsevier , [Impact factor-2.24] (SCI)
  6. Kumar, M and Yadav, A, 2016 “Comparative study of solar-powered water production from atmospheric air using different desiccant materials International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, Vol. 09, No. 06, pp. 390-400 ,Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  7. Mehla, N and Yadav, A, 2016, “Thermal analysis on charging and discharging behavior of a phase change material based evacuated tube solar air collector”, Indoor and Built Environment, DOI:10.1177/1420326X16667626. Sage Publication. (SCI)
  8. Kumar A, Yadav, A, 2016, “Experimental investigation of solar heating and humidification system based on desiccant bed heat exchanger”, International Journal of Ambient Energy, DOI:10.1080/01430750.2016.1222954,Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  9. Yadav, L. Yadav, A. 2016, “Effect of Desiccant Isotherm on the Performance of a Desiccant Wheel at Different Operating Conditions”. DOI: 10.1002/htj.21234 Heat transfer - Asian research, Wiley Publications. (Scopus)

2017

  1. Kumar A, Yadav A, 2017, “Experimental investigation of an air heating system using different types of heat exchangers incorporated with an evacuated tube solar collector”, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 232-247, Wiley Publications. (SCI)
  2. Kumar, A and Yadav, A, 2017, “Experimental investigation of solar powered desiccant cooling system by using composite desiccant “CaCl2/jute”.” Environment, Development and Sustainability, Vol.19, pp.1279-1292, Springer. (SCI)
  3. Mehla, N and Yadav, A, 2017, “Experimental analysis of thermal performance of evacuated tube solar air collector with phase change material for sunshine and off-sunshine hours” International Journal of Ambient energy Vol. 38, No. 2, pp.130–145, Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  4. Kumar, M and Yadav, A, 2017, “Composite desiccant material “CaCl2/vermiculite/saw wood”: a new material for fresh water production from atmospheric air Applied Water Science , Vol. 7, No. 5,pp. 2103-2111, Springer.
  5. Yadav. V, Kumar Y, Agrawal H, and Yadav, A, 2017, “Thermal performance evaluation of solar cooker with latent and sensible heat storage unit for evening cooking” Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 93-102, Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  6. Kumar A, Yadav A, 2017, “Experimental investigation of a solar powered desiccant cooling system under different dehumidification approaches”, International Journal of Energy for a Clean Environment, Vol.18, No.1, pp.79-97, Begell house. (Scopus)
  7. Chandrashekhra M, Yadav, A, 2017, “Water Desalination system using solar heat: A review”. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 67, pp.1308-1330, Elsevier. [Impact factor-6.798] (Scopus)
  8. Chandrashekhra M, Yadav, A, 2017, “Experimental study of exfoliated graphite solar thermal coating on a receiver with a Scheffler dish and latent heat storage for desalination” Solar Energy, Vol. 151, pp. 129-145, Elsevier. [Impact factor-3.7] (SCI)
  9. Chandrashekhra M, Yadav, A, 2017, “An experimental study of the effect of exfoliated graphite solar coating with a sensible heat storage and Scheffler dish for desalination” Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol.123, pp.111-122, Elsevier. [Impact factor-3.043] (SCI)
  10. Yadav, L. and Yadav, A. 2017, "Effect of different arrangement of sector on the performance of desiccant wheel” Heat and Mass Transfer, DOI 10.1007/s00231-017-2092-6, Springer [Impact factor: 1.044] (SCI)
  11. Mehla, N and Yadav, A, 2017, “Energy and exergy analysis of a PCM - based solar powered winter air-conditioning using desiccant wheel during nocturnal”, International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/19397038.2017.1370033, Taylor & Francis Publication. (Scopus)
  12. Malan A., Kamboj V., Sharma A., Yadav A. 2017, “Mathematical modeling of solar drying of Novel composite desiccant”, International Journal of Ambient Energy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01430750.2017.1360200, Taylor & Francis Publication. (Scopus)
  13. Dabra V, Yadav A, 2017, “Effect of pressure drop and air mass flow rate on the performance of concentric coaxial glass tube solar air collector: a theoretical approach” Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering (DOI: 10.1007/s13369-017-2992-2) [Impact factor: 0.856] Springer. (SCI)
  14. Dabra V, Yadav A, 2017,Parametric study of a concentric coaxial glass tube solar air collector: a theoretical approachHeat and Mass Transfer, (DOI: 10.1007/s 00231-017-2248-4), Springer [Impact factor: 0.840]. (SCI)
  15. Kumar S, Kumar A, and Yadav A, 2017, Experimental Investigation of a Solar Cooker based on Evacuated Tube Collector with Phase Change Thermal Storage unit in Indian Climatic Conditions". International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology. (DOI: 10.1504/IJRET.2018.093007) Inderscience Publications.
  16. Kumar, M and Yadav, A, 2017, “Water generation from atmospheric air by using different composite desiccant materials International Journal of Ambient Energy (DOI: 10.1080/01430750.2017.1392350), Taylor & Francis Publication. (Scopus)

2018

  1. Malan A., Kamboj V., Sharma A., Yadav A. 2018 “The regeneration of various solid and novel composite desiccant using scheffler solar concentrators: An Experimental Investigation International Journal of Ambient Energy (DOI:10.1080/01430750.2018.1456965), Taylor & Francis Publication. (Scopus)
  2. Srivastava, S and Yadav, A, 2018, “Water generation from atmospheric air by using composite desiccant material through fixed focus concentrating solar thermal power Solar Energy Solar Energy, (Vol.169, pp. 302-315), Elsevier. [Impact factor-3.7] (SCI)
  3. Yadav, L. and Yadav, A. 2018, “Parametric Analysis of Desiccant Wheel for Air Conditioning Application” (DOI: 10.1002/htj.21338) Heat transfer - Asian research, Wiley Publications. (Scopus)
  4. Dabra V, Yadav A, 2018, “Performance analysis and comparison of glazed and unglazed solar air collector” Environment, Development and Sustainability, DOI: 10.1007/S10668-018-0223-Y, Springer. (SCI)
  5. Singh P., Vyas S., Yadav A. 2018 “Experimental comparison of Open sun drying and Solar drying based on Evacuated Tube Collector” International Journal of Sustainable Energy, DOI: 10.1080/14786451.2018.1505726 ,Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  6. Srivastava, S and Yadav, A, 2018, “Extraction of Water Particles from Atmospheric Air through Scheffler Reflector Using Different Solid Desiccants International Journal of Ambient Energy (DOI: 10.1080/01430750.2018.1517667), Taylor & Francis Publication. (Scopus)
  7. Srivastava, S and Yadav, A, 2018, “Economic analysis of water production from atmospheric air using Scheffer reflector International Journal of Ambient Energy (DOI: 10.1007/s13201-018-0883-7), Applied Water Science (2019) 9:3, Springer.
  8. Mehla, N and Yadav, A, 2018,An experimental investigation on solar powered solid desiccant air conditioning (SPSDAC) based on regenerative evaporative cooling system with PCM unit” (DOI: 10.1080/01430750.2018.1562969). International Journal of Ambient Energy. Taylor & Francis Publication. (Scopus)

 

INDIAN PATENT

1. Composite desiccant material (CaCl2/Saw wood/ Vermiculite) for water production from atmospheric air (Patent No. 1566/DEL/2015)

2. Patent Application No. 201811020092 dated May 29, 2018 for the invention entitled “System For Extracting Water From Atmospheric Air” in the name of National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra

 

Ph.D. Thesis Supervision

Awarded: 5

  1. Manoj Kumar on “experimental Investigation of Solar Powered Water Production from Atmospheric Air by Using Desiccant Materials” in 2015.
  2. Neeraj Mehla on “experimental Investigation of Solar Powered Solid Desiccant Air-Conditioning System with Phase Change Material” in 2016.
  3. Amit Kumar on “experimental Investigation of Solar Powered Air-Conditioning System with desiccant based heat exchanger” in 2016.
  4. Laxmikant Yadav on “mathematical Modeling to Predict the Performance Parameters of Desiccant Wheel for Air Conditioning Application” in 2018.
  5. Chandrashekhara M on “experimental investigation of water desalination system using solar heat” in 2018

In Progress: 6

 

M.Tech. Dissertation Supervision

Completed: 36

In progress: 4

 

PROJECT COMPLETED: INDUSTRY SPONSORED RESEARCH PROJECT

  • Research project on “Solar Desiccant Dehumidifier” in collaboration with Sunson Energy Devices Pvt. Ltd. Delhi and Desiccant Rotors International (DRI) Pvt. Ltd. Gurgaon, during January 2011 to September 2012

 

PROJECTS ONGOING: GOVERNMENT SPONSORED RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • DST sponsored research project on “Design and development of solar assisted solid desiccant air conditioning system for India”. Duration 2017-2020 (22.67 Lakh).
  • ONGC sponsored research project on “Development of low cost scheffler solar concentrator for domestic indoor cooking and heating application for rural areas”. Duration 2018-2019 (7.29 Lakh).
  • DST sponsored research project on “Desiccant Solar Still” under IMPRINT-2. Duration 2018-2021 (62 Lakh).
  • IOCL sponsored research project on “Design and development of solar cooking system based on heat pipe vacuum tube (HPVT) for indoor cooking”. Duration 2019-2020 (4.43 Lakh).

 

Professional Recognition

  • Reviewer: Applied Thermal Engineering, Elsevier.
  • Reviewer: International Journal of Ambient Energy, Taylor and Francis Publications
  • Reviewer: Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, Wiley Publications.
  • Reviewer: Drying Technology: An International Journal, Taylor and Francis Publications
  • Reviewer: International Journal of Refrigeration, Elsevier.
  • Evaluated a number of M.Tech. theses for some Indian and abroad Universities

Academic Contribution

  • Member DAC, Mechanical Engineering Department, NIT Kurukshetra.
  • Member BOS, School of Renewable Energy & Efficiency, NIT Kurukshetra
  • Member DRC, School of Renewable Energy & Efficiency, NIT Kurukshetra.
  • Course Coordinator of IC Engines and Gas Turbines.
  • Member Syllabus revision Committee.
  • Professor In-charge Refrigeration and Air conditioning Lab.
  • Professor In-charge Energy Lab.
  • Introduced 04 New Lab Experiments In Energy Lab In Academic Year 2014-2015.

Contribution to Institution

  • Hostel Warden
  • Faculty In-Charge (Sports, 2009 - till date)
  • Observer NIMCET -2010
  • Deputy Center Superintendent (End Semester Examination, 2011)
  • Centre Superintendent (End Semester Examinations 2017)

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Received Avantika Rajeev Gandhi Education Excellence Award 2012-2013.
  • In 2018, Our Solar Team won Third prize in National level Solar Chulha Challenge conducted by ONGC. The prize money was Rs. 3 lakh with additional support to make 1000 solar chulhas.