National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

SCHOOL OF RENEWABLE ENERGY AND EFFICIENCY

Faculty

Name : Avadhesh Yadav
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : Ph.D.
Current Address :

DA-12, NIT Campus, Kurukshetra, 136119, Haryana, India

Phone 1 (office) : 9896103634
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

  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, 33, 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, 30, pp. 516-525, Taylor and Francis Publications [Impact factor 1.796]. (SCI)
  3. Yadav, A. and Bajpai V.K., 2012, “Design parameter analysis to improve the performance of desiccant wheel using a mathematical model” Chemical Engineering & Technology, 35, No.9, pp.1617-1625, Wiley Publications [Impact Factor: 1.366]. (SCI)
  4. 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, 6, 3, pp. 239-257, Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  5. Yadav, A. and Bajpai, V.K., 2013, “An experimental investigation of solar powered desiccant wheel with different rotational speeds” International Journal of Ambient Energy, 34, 1, pp. 3-26, Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  6. 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, 4, No.2, pp.107-125, Inderscience Publications.
  7. 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, 42(1), Wiley Publications.
  8. 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, 4, No.3, pp.213-241, Inderscience Publications.
  9. 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, 5, (023110), American Institute of Physics [Impact factor: 1.239]. (SCI)
  10. Yadav, A. and Yadav, L. 2013, “Comparative performance of different sectors arrangement in desiccant wheel using a mathematical model”. Heat transfer-Asian research, DOI 10.1002/htj.21103, Wiley Publications.
  11. 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, 5, No.2, American Institute of Physics [Impact factor: 1.239]. (SCI)
  12. Yadav, L. Yadav, A, Dabra, V. and Yadav, A. 2013, “Effect of desiccant isotherm on the design parameters of desiccant wheel”. Heat and Mass Transfer, 50, pp.1-12, Springer [Impact factor: 0.840]. (SCI)
  13. 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, 14, 4, pp 1–16,  Begell house. (Scopus)
  14. 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.
  15. Kumar, A. Chaudhary, A and Yadav, A. 2014, “Regeneration of various solid desiccants by using parabolic dish collector and adsorption rate: experimental investigation”, International Journal of Green Energy, 11, No. 9, pp.936-953. Taylor and Francis Publications [Impact factor: 2.069]. (SCI)
  16. Kumar S, Kumar A, and Yadav A, 2014, “Thermal performance of evacuated tube and flat plate solar air collector at different flow rate for producing hot air: Experimental analysis” International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/19397038.2013.878001, Taylor and Francis Publications (Scopus)
  17. 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.22, No.1, DOI: 10.1142/S2010132514500047, World Scientific
  18. Saini, K. Gagandeep. Singh, H. and Yadav, A, 2014 “Solar cooker with PCM unit based on parabolic trough collector with vacuum tube receiver: Experimental investigation” Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, DOI: 10.1081/E-EEE2-120051434, Taylor and Francis Publications.
  19. Yadav, A. and Yadav, L. 2014Comparative performance of desiccant wheel with effective and ordinary regeneration sector using mathematical model”. Heat and Mass Transfer, 50, pp.1465-1478, Springer [Impact factor: 0.840]. (SCI)
  20. Kumar A, Kumar S, and Yadav A, 2014 “Thermal performance analysis of evacuated tubes solar air collector in Indian climate conditions” International Journal of Ambient Energy, (DOI: 10.1080/01430750.2014.915884) Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  21. Singh, H. Gagandeep, Saini, K.  and Yadav, A, 2014 “Experimental comparison of different heat transfer fluid for thermal performance of a solar cooker based on evacuated tube collector ” Environment, Development and Sustainability, DOI 10.1007/s10668-014-9556-3 (Accepted on 13 June 2014) Springer. (Scopus)
  22. Gagandeep, Singh, H, Saini, K. and Yadav, A, 2015 “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, (DOI 10.1080/01430750.2015.1023836) (Accepted on 27 February 2015) Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  23. 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 367 (2015) 216–222, Elsevier. [Impact factor: 3.96]. (SCI)
  24. 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  7(033122) American Institute of Physics [Impact factor: 1.239]. (SCI)
  25. Mehla, N and Yadav, A, 2015 “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 (Accepted on 03 June 2015), Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  26. 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, Issue 4,pp 1151-1165 (Accepted on 19 July 2015) Springer. (Scopus)
  27. Yadav, L and Yadav, A, 2015 “Mathematical investigation of purge sector angle for clockwise and anticlockwise rotation of desiccant wheel Applied Thermal Engineering, 93, pp.839–848, Elsevier. [Impact factor: 2.75]. (SCI)
  28. Agrawal H, Yadav. V,  Kumar Y and Yadav, A, 2015 “An Experimental comparison of sensible and latent heat storage material for late evening cooking based on dish type solar cooker” International Journal of Energy for a Clean Environment, DOI: 10.1615/InterJEnerCleanEnv.2015013791,  Begell house. (Scopus)
  29. Yadav. V, Kumar Y, Agrawal H, and Yadav, A, 2015 “Thermal performance evaluation of solar cooker with latent and sensible heat storage unit for evening cooking” Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering DOI: 10.1080/14484846.2015.1093260, Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  30. Kumar, M and Yadav, A, 2015 “Composite desiccant material “CaCl2/vermiculite/saw wood”: a new material for fresh water production from atmospheric air Applied Water Science DOI 10.1007/s13201/016/0406/3 Springer.
  31. Kumar, M and Yadav, A, 2015 “Comparative study of solar-powered water production from atmospheric air using different desiccant materials International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, DOI:.org/10.1080/19397038.2016.1200692 Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  32. Mehla, N and Yadav, A, 2016 “Experimental investigation of desiccant dehumidifier based on evacuated tube solar air collector with PCM storage unit” Drying Technology: An International Journal,DOI:10.1080/07373937.2016.1180300, Taylor and Francis Publications [Impact factor 1.796]. (SCI)
  33. Kumar, A and Yadav, A, 2016 “Experimental investigation of solar powered desiccant cooling system by using composite desiccant “CaCl2/jute”.” Environment, Development and Sustainability, DOI 10.1007/s10668/016/9796/5 Springer. (Scopus)
  34. 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 , Doi:10.1016/J.Ijrefrig.2016.05.008Elsevier , [Impact factor-2.24] (SCI)
  35. 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, (Accepted on 30 July 2016).  Sage Publication. (SCI)
  36. 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, (Accepted on 10 August 2016).  Taylor and Francis Publications. (Scopus)
  37. Kumar A, Yadav A, 2016,  “Experimental investigation of an air heating system using different types of heat exchangers incorporated with an evacuated tube solar collector”, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, DOI:10.1002/ep.12478, (Accepted on 29 August 2016) Wiley Publications. (SCI)
  38. Chandrashekhra M, Yadav, A, 2017, “Water Desalination system using solar heat: A review”. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, volume 67, pp1308-1330, Elsevier. [Impact factor-6.798] (Scopus)
  39. 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, Begell house. (Scopus) (Accepted on 15 May 2017)
  40. 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2017.05.027, Elsevier. [Impact factor-3.7] (SCI)
  41. 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2017.05.058, Elsevier. [Impact factor-3.043] (SCI)

INDIAN PATENT

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

Ph.D. Thesis Supervision

Completed: 3

  1. Experimental Investigation of Solar Powered Water Production from Atmospheric Air by Using Desiccant Materials, "Manoj Kumar", 2015.
  2. Experimental Investigation of Solar Powered Solid Desiccant Air-Conditioning System with Phase Change Material, "Niraj Mehla", 2016.
  3. Experimental Investigation of Solar Powered Air-Conditioning System with Desiccant based heat exchanger, "Amit Kumar", 2016.

In Progress: 8

M.Tech. Dissertation Supervision

Completed: 30

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 at Mechanical Engineering Department NIT Kurukshetra

Short Term Course /Conference Organized

  • Three Days Short Term Course on Solar Energy: Modeling and Conversion, August 24-26, 2012 organised by School of Renewable energy & efficiency, NIT Kurukshetra.
  • National Conference on Low and High temperature Applications of Solar Energy, May 25-26, 2013 organised by Mechanical Engineering Department, NIT Kurukshetra.

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