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Department of Aerospace Engineering
     
Prathap C., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
 
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Email:prathapc@iist.ac.in













Education
  • Jul 2003 to Oct 2008 Ph. D. in Dept. of Mechanical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Experience
  • Jan 2009 – Jan 2013 Post-Doc fellow in Division of Combustion Technology,Engler-Bunte-Institute, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe

 International Journals

1.M Tippa, M Akash, S Subbiah, C Prathap. A comprehensive study on laminar burning velocity and flame stability of oxy-producer gas mixtures. Part-1: Gas mixture composition and flame stability analysis based on Lewis number, In press 

2.M Tippa, M Akash, S Subbiah, C Prathap. A comprehensive study on laminar burning velocity and flame stability of oxy-producer gas mixtures. Part-2: Laminar burning velocity and Markstein length analysis, Fuel, 2020, in press

3.R. Manikandan, Rajesh Sadanandan and C. Prathap. Experimental investigation on the effects of swirl on the exit turbulent flow field of an unconfined annular burner at isothermal and reacting conditions, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 839-847, 2020

4.M. Tippa, S. Subbiah, C. Prathap. Impact of chamber volume on the measurement of laminar burning velocity using constant volume spherical flame method, , Fuel 256, 115936

5.Parampreet Singh, Ratna Kishore Velamati, C. Prathap, Akram Mohammad, Subhash Chander. Study of flow patterns and impingement heat transfer for an annular array of eight co-rotating dual-swirling flames, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 144, 118657

6.A. A. Konnov, A. Mohammad, V. RatnaKishore, N. I. Kim, C. Prathap and S. Kumar (2018), A comprehensive review of measurements and data analysis of laminar burning velocities for various fuel+air mixtures, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 68, Pages 197-267, 2018, (Impact factor: 25.242)

7.A.R.Khan, S. Anbusaravanan, Lokesh Kalathi, Ratnakishore Velamati, C. Prathap (2017), Investigation of dilution effect with N2/CO2 on laminar burning velocity of premixed methane/oxygen mixtures using freely expanding spherical flames, FUEL, vol. 196, 225-232, 2017 (Impact factor: 4.908)

8.Vishnu Hariharan, Ratna Kishore Velamati, C. Prathap (2016). “Investigation on supersonic combustion of hydrogen with variation of combustor inlet conditions”. International journal of Hydrogen Energy. Vol. 41, 5833-5841 (Impact factor: 4.229)

9.P. Habisreuther, FCC Galeazzo, C Prathap, N Zarzalis (2013). Structure of laminar premixed flames of methane near the auto-ignition limit, Combustion and Flame 160 (12), 2770-2782, 2013 (Impact factor: 4.994)

10.C Prathap, Flavio CC Galeazzo, Plamen Kasabov, Peter Habisreuther, Nikolaos Zarzalis, Christian Beck, Werner Krebs, Bernhard Wegner, Analysis of NOX formation in an axially staged combustion system at elevated pressure conditions, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 134 (3), 2012 (Impact factor: 1.74)

11.C Prathap, A Ray, M R Ravi, Effects of dilution with carbon dioxide on the laminar burning velocity and flame stability of H2–CO mixtures at atmospheric condition, Combustion and Flame 159 (2), 482-492, 2012 (Impact factor: 4.994)

12.C Prathap, A Ray, M R Ravi. “Investigation of nitrogen dilution effects on the laminar burning velocity and flame stability of syngas fuel at atmospheric condition”, Combustion and Flame 155, 145-160, 2008. (Impact factor: 4.994)

 National Journal

Lokesh Durai, C Prathap. Investigation of Stretched and Unstretched Laminar Burning Velocities of CH4-O2 mixture diluted with N2 and CO2 using premixed Conical Flames. ISME Journal of Thermo fluids, Vol. 5, No.1, 2019 pp. 16-26

  1. Co-Investigator in Development of Laser Ignition for rocket engines with LPSC Valiamala in progress
  2. Experimental and numerical study of stationary flat flames (2016AEISRO0033): Completed on 2019
  3. Experimental investigation of laminar burning velocity of premixed Isrosene/air/oxygen mixtures using freely expanding spherical flames (2016AEISRO0034): Completed on November 2020

 International conferences 

1.Samridhi Sharma and C. Prathap. Modelling & Optimisation of non-contact type Liquid Desiccant Dehumidifier, 8th International and 47th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, IIT Guwahati, FMFP-2020-93

2.Kesava Vishnu G, Midhun R, Assiz Mp, Jinesh K.B and Chockalingam Prathap, Investigation of Laser Ignition System (LIS) using Hydrogen, Methane and Propane Combustible mixtures, 8th International and 47th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, IIT Guwahati, FMFP2020-77

3.V. Viswanath, J. Peter, D. K. Agarwal1, M. K. Vasudevan, C. Prathap, T.J. Tharakan, S.Sunil Kumar, Direct Contact Condensation of sub - sonic, inversely buoyant steam jet in a stagnant pool of water, 8th International and 47th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, IIT Guwahati, FMFP-2020-49

4.Sudhansu Kandpal, C. Prathap, Thermodynamic Analysis of LOX/Methane Expander Cycles, Proceedings of the 24th National and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2017), December 27-30, 2017, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad, India

5.F.C.C. Galeazzo, C. Prathap, M. Kern, P. Habisreuther, N. Zarzalis and C. Beck, “Investigations of an axially staged combustion system at elevated pressure conditions”, 25. Deutsch Flame day, 14. and 15. September 2011, p. 265-270, Karlsruhe, Germany.

6.C. Prathap, F.C.C. Galeazzo, P. Kasabov, P. Habisreuther, N. Zarzalis, “Analysis of NOX formation in an axially staged combustion system at elevated pressure conditions”, Proceedings of ASME TURBO EXPO 2011, Vancouver, Canada.

7.V. Ratna Kishore, Ring khang, C. Prathap, M.R.Ravi, and A. Ray, “Adiabatic burning velocity of H2–O2 mixtures diluted with CO2/N2/Ar”, 4th European Combustion Meeting, Apr 14-17, 2009, Vienna, Austria.

8.C. Prathap, G. Anand. A. Ray, M. R. Ravi and J. P. Subrahmanyam, “Experimental Investigations of Laminar Burning Velocity of Methane-Hydrogen Fuel Mixtures”, 18th National and 7th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Jan 04-06, 2006, IIT Guwahati, India.

9.C. Prathap, M. R. Ravi and A. Ray, “Experimental investigations of dilution effects of nitrogen on the laminar burning velocity of dry Syngas fuel at atmospheric conditions”, First International conference and 20th National Conference of I.C. Engines and Combustion, December 06-09, 2007, JNTU Kukatpally, Hyderabad, India.

10.C. Prathap, Dr. M.R. Ravi and Dr. A. Ray, “Effect of dilution by CO2 on laminar burning velocity and flame stability of dry syngas flames” accepted for POSTER presentation at 32nd International Symposium on Combustion, August 03-08, 2008, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

 National conferences

 1.      Aswathi Krishna, T. Muniraja, C. Prathap. Generation of Homogeneous Isotropic Turbulence Inside Fan Stirred Vessel. NAPC-2018, 17-19 Dec 2018, IIT Kharagpur

 2.      M. Khandige, S.R Chakravarthy, A. Chakraborthy, R. Karthikeyan, S.Waghmare and C. Prathap, Characteristic Study of stationary flames using Flat flame Burner, NAPC-2018, 17-19 Dec 2018, IIT Kharagpur

 3.      S. Waghmare, R. Bharti, and C. Prathap, “Experimental Investigation of Turbulence inside a Confined Chamber” National Conference On Computational Heat Transfer, Fluid Flow And Energy Systems, Shri Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19-20, 2018

 4.      D. Sahu and C Prathap, Experimental study on turbulent flow field characteristics and flame stability at the exit of a premixed co-flow swirl burner, National Aerospace Propulsion Conference-2017, Mar 15-17, IIT Kanpur

 5.      Aswathi Krishna, C. Prathap. Experimental Investigation on Flickering Conical Flames. National Conference On Evolution Of Green And Materials Processing Technology, 02-03March 2017, SVCE, Sriperumbudur, Chennai

 6.      D. Lokesh, C. Prathap, Stretched and Unstretched Laminar Burning Velocities of Methane-Oxygen Mixtures Diluted with Nitrogen using conical flame method, 24th National Conference on Internal Combustion Engines and Combustion at UPES, Dehradun from 30.10.2015 to 01.11.2015

 7.      R. Manikandan, C. Prathap and R. Sadanandan, Experimental Investigation of Swirl Effects on Pollutant Emission Using OH Chemiluminescence Measurements, 24th National Conference on Internal Combustion Engines and Combustion at UPES, Dehradun from 30.10.2015 to 01.11.2015

 8.      C. Prathap, M. R. Ravi and A. Ray, “Study of effects of variation of hydrogen concentration on combustion characteristics of methane-hydrogen-air mixtures”, 19th National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion, Dec 21-23, 2005, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India.

 9.      C. Prathap, A. Ray and M. R. Ravi, “Experimental Investigations of Laminar Burning Velocity of H2-CO-Air mixtures”, National Conference of Research Scholars in Mechanical Engineering, March 23-24, 2007, IIT Kanpur, India.

 10.  C. Prathap, N. Nallusamy and L. N. Rao, “Analysis of Pressure Data in Diesel Engine Using DAQ System”, National conference on Advanced Trends in Mechanical Engineering Research and development, Dec 21, 2002, JNTU College of Engg, Anantapur.

1.3 Sep 2020, Delivered lecture on “Estimation of flame temperature – Domestic gas stoves to rocket combustion chambers” at T.K.M. College of Engineering, Kollam 

2.28-29 Feb 2020, Delivered 12 hours of lecture to a group of B. E. Mechanical Engineering students on “Introduction to combustion, flames and its applications” at “Mepco Schlenck Engineering college”, Sivakasi

3.14-15 Feb 2020: Delivered a talk titled “Development of Laser Ignition Systems” at 7th P.J.Paul Memorial Combustion Researcher’s meet at IITB, Mumbai

4.23 Nov 2019, Attended an one day colloquium on “AGNI 2019 on space systems heat transfer” at Trivandrum 

5.24 Jun 2019, Delivered lecture on “Introduction to Combustion towards IC Engine applications” in Faculty Developmental Program at Marian College, Trivandrum

6.27-28 Dec 2018, 12 hours of Guest lecture to 30 B.E. Mechanical/ electrical/ electronics/ computer science Engineering students on “Introduction to combustion, flames and its applications” at “Mepco Schlenck Engineering college”, Sivakasi

7.27-28 Mar 2018, Invited lecture on “Towards Cleaner combustion” in “National Workshop on Green Energies and Vehicles for Sustainable Environment” at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Chennai 

8.12 Oct 2017, attended SERB funded workshop on Combustion Research in Automotive Applications at IIT Madras

9.20-22 Sep 2017, attended SERB funded workshop on Combustion Research in Aerospace Applications at IISC Bangalore

10.16-18 Sep 2017, 12 hours of Guest lecture to 30 B.E. Mechanical Engineering students on “Introduction to combustion, flames and its applications” at “Mepco Schlenck Engineering college”, Sivakasi

11.05 Apr 2017, organized an Expert Talk on “Scramjet Engine Development Flight Testing” by Shri Lazar T Chitilappilly, VSSC Trivandrum at IIST

12.17-18 Feb 2017, presented “Investigation of burning velocities using freely expanding flame method”, 4th PJ Paul combustion researcher’s meeting at HEMRL Pune

13.27-28 Feb 2016: Delivered a talk titled “Analysis of an axially staged combustion system at elevated pressure conditions” at 3rd P.J.Paul Memorial Combustion Researcher’s meet at VSSC, Trivandrum

14.12-22 Dec 2015, Attended and presented a poster at International Combustion Institute Winter School on combustion at IITM, Chennai

15.7-8 Dec 2015, 15 hours of Lectures on “Introduction to Combustion, flame and its applications” for sixty, B.E. (6th sem) Mechanical Engineering students at MEPCO Schlenck Engg. College, Sivakasi

16.30 Oct 2015, Attended and presented a Technical paper in 24 National Conference on Internal Combustion Engines and Combustion, UPES, Dehradun

17.02 March 2015, Keynote Address on Cleaner Combustion and session chair, National Conference on Cleaner Energy and Vehicle Technology 2K15, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Chennai

18.20 Dec 2014, Invited Talk on “Is burning an important Engineering Challenge?” to an audience of 200 pre final year B.E. Mechanical Engineering students at Kongu College of Engineering, Perundurai, Erode

19.13-15 June 2014, presented a paper titled “Experimental investigation of reacting jet in cross flow stream of vitiated air at elevated pressures” at IMEC14 conference, NIT Tiruchi

20.17-18 March 2014, participated in Pan Indian Combustion Academics Colloquium workshop, IITMadras, Chennai

21.15 March 2014, Chief Guest, STEM14, A national level Technical Symposium, Podhigai College of Engineering, Thirupattur