Dr. D. SENTHIL KUMAR, Professor / HOD
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Phone:91-427-4099711
Sona College of Technology, Salem – 636 005
Email : senthilkumard[At]sonatech.ac.in, dskumar33[At]gmail.com



Academic Qualification

Research grant received

Funded workshop organized

Patent

Ph D Thesis produced

Research interests

Subjects Handled

Publications

International Journals

  1. R. Yuvaraj, D. Senthilkumar, Numerical simulation of thermal wave propagation and collision in thin film using finite element solution, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 2020 (accepted) (SCI)
  2. V.Ravikumar, D. Senthilkumar Reduction of Smoke and NOx from the combined effect of thermal barrier coatings and Raphanus Sativus biodiesel in a diesel engine for transport sectors, International Journal of Green Energy (2019) vol.16 1016-1023. (SCI)
  3. T Saravanakumar, D Senthil Kumar, Performance analysis on heat transfer characteristics of heat SINK with baffles attachment, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, (2019) vol. 142, 14-19. (springer), (SCI)
  4. S.Asokan, D. Senthilkumar, Process parameter optimization for multi fuel fired lime mud reburning kiln operation by taguchi method, J-FOR-Journal of science & technology for forest products and processes,7 (2019) (SCI)
  5. R. Vinoth, D. Senthilkumar, Numerical study of inlet cross section effect on oblique finned microchannel heat sink, Thermal science, 2018 vol. 22, 2747-2757. (SCI)
  6. R. Vinoth, D. Senthilkumar, Experimental investigation on heat transfer characteristics of an oblique finned microchannel heat sink with different channel cross sections, Heat and mass transfer 54 (2018) 3809- 3817 (springer), (SCI)
  7. Madhavan VM, Senthilkumar D, Mahalingam S, Piramanandhan M, Effect of steam injection on Nox emissions and performance of a single cylinder diesel engine fuelled with soy methyl ester, Thermal science,  Vol. 21 (2017) 473-479.(SCI)
  8. R. Vinoth, D. Senthilkumar, Channel cross section effect on heat transfer performance of oblique finned microchannel heat sink, International communications of heat and mass transfer 87 (2017) 270-276. (publisher: Elsevier)(SCI)
  9. V. Ravikumar, D. Senthilkumar, C. Solaimuthu,Experimental Investigation of Evaporation Rate and Exhaust Emissions of PSZ-Coated DI Diesel Engine Using Radish Biodiesel and Its Blend with Diesel, International Journal of Ambient energy 38(2016) 202-208. (publisher: Taylor & Francis)(SCI)
  10. V. Ravikumar, D. Senthilkumar, C. Solaimuthu,Experimental Investigation of Evaporation Rate and Exhaust Emissions of PSZ-Coated DI Diesel Engine Using Radish Biodiesel and Its Blend with Diesel, International Journal of Ambient energy 38(2016) 202-208. (publisher: Taylor & Francis)(SCI)
  11. C. Solaimuthu, V. Ragavan, D. Senthilkumar,  Experimental investigation of evaporation rate and emission studies of madhuca indica biodiesel and its blend with diesel, International Journal of Green Energy, vol. 12 (6) (2015), pp. 535-540. (publisher: Taylor & Francis)(SCI)
  12. C. Solaimuthu, V. Ganesan, D. Senthilkumar, Emission reductions studies of a biodiesel engine using EGR and SCR for agriculture operations in developing countries,   International Journal of Applied Energy, vol 138 (2015), pp. 91-98. (publisher: Elsevier)(SCI)
  13. V. Ravikumar, D. Senthilkumar, Experimental investigation of performance and  exhaust emissions of a PSZ-coated diesel fuelled with Radish biodiesel. Journal of renewable and sustainable energy. 5, 063121 (2013) (publisher: AIP)(SCI)
  14. V. Ravikumar, D. Senthilkumar, C. Solaimuthu, Experimental investigation of performance and emissions of an Al-20% SiC coated diesel engine with Madhuca Indica biodiesel, International Journal of Ambient energy, Vol. 34 (2013), No. 3, 131–137. (publisher: Taylor & Francis)(SCI)
  15. C. Solaimuthu, D. Senthilkumar and V. Ganesan, Effect of static injection timing on the performance and emissions of diesel engine with blends of mahua biodiesel, International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (IJMME), Vol. 7 (2012), No. 1, 89–95.
  16. D. Senthil kumar, K. Murugesan, H. R. Thomas, Effect of aspect ratio of a heated block on the interaction between inertial and thermo-solutal buoyancy forces in  a lid-driven cavity, Numerical Heat Transfer - Part A, 60 (7) (2011) 604-628. (publisher: Taylor & Francis)(SCI)
  17. D. Senthil kumar, K. Murugesan, Akhilesh Gupta, Effect of thermo-solutal stratification on recirculation flow patterns in a backward-facing step channel flow, International Journal for numerical methods in Fluids, 64 (2) (2010) 163 – 186. (publisher: John wiley & sons)(SCI)
  18. D. Senthil kumar, K. Murugesan, Akhilesh Gupta, Numerical analysis of interaction between inertial and thermo-solutal buoyancy forces on convective heat transfer in a lid-driven cavity, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 132(11) (2010) 112501- 1 - 11.( Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers [ASME])(SCI)
  19. D. Senthil kumar, K. Murugesan, Akhilesh Gupta, Thermosolutal buoyancy induced mixed convection in a backward-facing step channel using velocity-vorticity formulation, Numerical Heat Transfer - Part A, 56 (7) (2009) 604–640. (publisher: Taylor & Francis)(SCI)
  20. D. Senthil kumar, K. Murugesan, H. R. Thomas, Numerical Simulation of Double Diffusive Mixed Convection in a Lid-Driven Square Cavity using Velocity-Vorticity Formulation, Numerical Heat Transfer - Part A, 54 (9) (2008) 837–865. (publisher: Taylor & Francis)(SCI).

National Journal

  1. C. Solaimuthu, D. Senthilkumar, K. K. Ramasamy, An experimental investigation of performance, combustion and emission characteristics of Mahua oil methyl ester on four stroke direct injection diesel engine, Indian journal of engineering and materials sciences, vol. 20 (2013) pp.42 – 50. 
  2. R. Yuvaraj, D. Senthilkumar, Heat transfer analysis of dropwise condensation on superhydrophobic copper surface, Journal of energy, heat and mass transfer, vol. 37 (2014) pp.119-132.
  3. R. Vinodth, D. Senthilkumar, Numerical investigations on oblique finned microchannel for different cross-sections with optimized oblique angle, Journal of energy, heat and mass transfer, vol. 36 (2014) pp.227-296.

International Conference

  1. D. Senthil kumar, P. Leela Krishna, K. Murugesan, Global Matrix-Free Finite Element Algorithm for solution of Velocity-Vorticity form of Navier-Stokes equations: Applications to Flow and Heat transfer studies in a square cavity with square blockage, Proceedings of 2007 FEF Int. Conference, Sanda Fe, New Mexico, USA, March, 26-28, 2007.
  2. D. Senthil kumar, K. Murugesan, Akhilesh Gupta, Analysis of fluid flow in a lid-driven square cavity with a step    blockage using global matrix - free finite element algorithm, Proceedings of Int. Conference on Intelligence systems for Rural development, August 28-30, 2008, AEC Tiruvannamalai, India. 
  3. D. Senthil Kumar, R. Arulraj, K Dinesh Kumar, Numerical Study of Fluid Stratification in Elliptic Pin Fin Heat Sink, Proceedings of Int. Conference on Global Manufacturing Systems & Management, August 1-3, 2011, CIT, Coimbatore, India
  4. D. Senthil kumar, K. Murugesan, Global matrix - free finite element algorithm – a compact vector storage scheme, Proceedings of Int. Conference on Advances in Modeling,Optimization and Computing (AMOC -2011), December 5-7, 2011, IIT Roorkee, India.
  5. D.Senthil kumar, R.Yuvaraj, Simulation of Dropwise Condensation on a Superhydrophobic Inclined Substrate, IEEE Explore, Page 217 – 222, International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability, April 10 – 12, 2013, St.Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari.
  6.  D.Senthil kumar, R.Yuvaraj, Modeling and Simulation of Dropwise Condensation On Superhydrophobic Surfaces, Proceedings of International Conference on Global Innovation and Technology and Sciences, April 4 – 6, 2013, SAINTGITS College of Engineering, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

National Conference

  1.  D. Senthil kumar, K. Murugesan, Akhilesh Gupta, Parametric Study on Convective Drying of a Rectangular Brick using Finite Element Method and Mass Lumping Technique, Proceedings of 19th National & 8th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference January 3-5, 2008  JNTU Hyderabad, India.
  2. D. Senthil kumar, K. Murugesan, Akhilesh Gupta, Numerical analysis of laminar double diffusive mixed convection over a backward facing step using velocity-vorticity form of Navier-Stokes equations, Proceedings of 35th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, December 10-12, 2008, PESIT Bangalore, India. 
  3. D. Senthil kumar, K. Murugesan, Akhilesh Gupta, Numerical study of double diffusive natural convection in a rectangular cavity with discrete heat sources using velocity-vorticity equations,  20th National & 9th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference January 4-6, 2010, IIT Bombay, Mumbai.