Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
Dr. Ashok K Baranwal
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering and Technology
PhD (IIT Kanpur), MTech (ISM Dhanbad), BTech (BIT Sindri Dhanbad)
Contact Address
Permanent Address Giridih, Jharkhand
Local Address Lecture Hall - III / IV (Top Floor) C - 12
Phone (Office) 9451579534
Phone Residence 9113751108
Email Id akb@bitmesra.ac.in
Joined Institute on : 3-Mar-2020
  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 5 Years

Research : 8 Years

Individual: 4 Years

  Professional Background

Work Experience: 

Assistant Professor, Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi, March 2020 – present.

Assistant Professor (TEQIP-III), Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi, January 2018 – February 2020.

Assistant Professor, NIET Greater Noida, India, July – December 2017.

Faculty member, HBTI Kanpur, India, August – December 2011.

  Research Areas
 
  • Convective Hydrodynamics of Non-Newtonian Fluids and Bluff Bodies Flows
  • Rheology of Complex Fluids
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
   Publications
 

Publications

  • A. K. Baranwal, S. A Patel and R. P Chhabra, “Laminar natural convection from differentially heated horizontal cylinders in a viscoplastic fluid filled square enclosure”, 5-6th Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC) 2021, 26-28 May at New Orleans, USA. pages 835-844
    DOI: 10.1615/TFEC2021.fnc.032097. ISBN: 978-1-56700-517-2
  • S. Jagnade, L. Mishra, A.K. Baranwal, R. P. Chhabra, “Laminar Free convection in power law fluids in a right angle triangular duct with heated base”, Heat Transfer Engineering, vol. 40, pp. 1574-1599, 2018.
  • A. K. Baranwal and R. P. Chhabra, “Effect of fluid yield stress on natural convection from horizontal cylinders in a square enclosure”, Heat Transfer Engineering, vol. 38, pp. 557-577, 2017.
  • L. Mishra, A.K. Baranwal, R. P. Chhabra, “Laminar forced convection in power law fluids from two heated horizontal cylinders in a square duct”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 113, pp. 589-612, 2017.
  • A. K. Baranwal and R. P. Chhabra, “Effect of fluid yield stress on free convection from an isothermal cylinder adjacent to an adiabatic wall”, Computational Thermal Sciences, vol. 9, pp. 483-511, 2017.
  • A. K. Baranwal and R. P. Chhabra, “Effect of Prandtl number on free convection from two cylinders in a square enclosure”, Heat Transfer Engineering, vol. 37, pp. 545-556,  2016.
  • A. K. Baranwal and R. P. Chhabra, “Free convection in confined power-law fluids from two side - by - side cylinders in a square enclosure”, Heat Transfer Engineering, vol.37, pp. 1521-1537, 2016.
  • A. K. Baranwal, S. A. Patel and R. P. Chhabra, “Effect of Prandtl number on free convection in Newtonian and power - law fluids from a cylinder adjacent to an adiabatic wall”, Computational Thermal Sciences, vol. 8, pp. 73-98, 2016.
  • Conferences
  • A. K. Baranwal and R. P. Chhabra,“Free convection heat transfer from two differentially heated circular cylinders in an enclosure”, 10th Annual European Rheology Conference 2015 at Nantes (France).
  • A.K. Baranwal, “Free Convection from Two Cylinders of Different Diameters in a Square Duct” Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), International Conference on 9-11 December 2020 at IIT Guwahati (India).
  • R. Kumar, Y.N. Prajapaati and A.K. Baranwal,Free Convection in a Square Enclosure from Two Submerged Cylinders of Different Aspect Ratio in Shear-Thinning Fluids” Recent Trend on Fluid Dynamics Research (RTFDR-21), National Conference on 2 – 4 April 2021 at NIT Rourkela (India).
  • Book Chapters
  • A. K. Baranwal, R. P. Chhabra, Laminar natural convection in a square duct from two heated horizontal cylinders: Effect of Prandtl number. Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power – Contemporary Research Part of the series Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Springer, 395-403, 2016. Online ISBN 978-81-322-2743-4.

  • R. Kumar, Y.N. Prajapaati and A.K. Baranwal,Free Convection in a Square Enclosure from Two Submerged Cylinders of Different Aspect Ratio in Shear-Thinning Fluids” Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore, 87-101, Jan 2022.  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-6928-6_8. Online ISBN 978-981-16-6928-6. In book: Recent Trends in Fluid Dynamics Research.