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Department of Aerospace Engineering
     
Salih A., Ph.D.
Professor
 
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Education
  • Ph.D. (IIT, Bombay / IIT, Kharagpur)
  • M.Tech. (IIT, Madras)
  • B.Tech. (NIT, Calicut)

Experience
  • Professor : Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram (Since July 2017).
  • Associate Professor : Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram (2011-2017).
  • Assistant Professor : Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram (2008-2011).
  • Sr. Lecturer : National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (1997-2008).
  • Lecturer : National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (1991-1997).
  • Design Engineer : Crompton Greaves Hydro-Division, Chandigarh (1989-1991).

Research Work / Area

Numerical simulation of multiphase flows, level set methods, bubble and drop simulations, sloshing dynamics, simulation of waterhammer phenomena, Rayleigh-Benard convection.


Teaching Interest

At IIST

  • Undergraduate: Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Advanced Fluid Mechanics, Gas Dynamics, Thermodynamics.
  • Master’s: Advanced Fluid Mechanics, Computational Fluid Dynamics.

At NIT Trichy

  • Undergraduate: Engineering Graphics, Fluid Mechanics, Gas Dynamics, Hydraulic Machinery, Heat Transfer, Turbomachines, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Finite Element Method.
  • Master’s: Advanced Fluid Mechanics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Finite Element Method.
Journals:
  1. Risha Raju, Jishnu Chandran R., A. Salih, and K. Joseph. (2020). “Numerical analysis of mixing chamber non-uniformities and feed conditions for optimal performance of urea SCR.” Reaction Chemistry & Engineering. (Accepted for Publication) https://doi.org/10.1039/D0RE00269K
  2. Jishnu Chandran R. and A. Salih. (2020). “A comparative performance analysis of HLLC and AUSM+-up Riemann Solvers.” Cankaya University Journal of Science and Engineering. (Accepted for Publication)
  3. R. J. Chandran, R. Raju, and A. Salih. (2020). “An adaptively-damped compressibleliquid model for non-cavitating hydraulic surges.” International Journal of Engineering - Transactions A: Basics. 33(10), 2047-2056. 
    http://www.ije.ir/article_115330_567d96b157642ab7d79a16f0533ec5ed.pdf
  4. Jishnu Chandran R. and A. Salih. (2020). “A Pressure-based Compressible-Liquid Flow Model for Computation of Instantaneous Valve Closure in Pipes.” Science and Technology Journal. 7(2), 60-66.
  5. Vijayan, S., P. Wilson, K. Prabhakaran, A. Salih, and K. Joseph. (2019). “Preparation of ceramic foam spheres by injection molding of emulsions.” Journal of Asian Ceramic Societies, 8(1), 21-28. https://doi.org/10.1080/21870764.2019.1695558
  6. Jishnu Chandran R. and A. Salih. (2019). “A modified equation of state for water for a wide range of pressure and the concept of water shock tube”, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 483, 182-188. doi.org/10.1016/j.fluid.2018.11.032
  7. Rahul Anand, P. R. Ajayalal, Vikash Kumar, A. Salih, and K. Nandakumar. (2016). “Spray and Atomization Characteristics of Gas-centered Swirl Coaxial Injectors”, International Journal of Spray and Combustion Dynamics, 9(2), 127-140. doi.org/10.1177/1756827716660225
  8. Yalagach, A. and A. Salih. (2016). “Study of Vortex Breakdown in a Cylindrical Cavity with a Rotating Endwall”, International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research, 43, No. 3, 189-205. doi:10.1615/InterJFluidMechRes.v43.i3.10
  9. Agarwal, D., Basu, P., Tharakan, T. J., and Salih, A. (2014). “Prediction of Gas-Core Vortices during Draining of Liquid Propellants from Tanks”, Aerospace Science and Technology, 32, issue 1, 60-65. doi.org/10.1016/j.ast.2013.12.001
  10. Salih, A. and S. Ghosh Moulic. (2013). “A Mass Conservation Scheme for Level Set Method Applied to Multiphase Flows”, International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, 14, issue 4, 271-289. doi:10.1080/15502287.2012.711991
  11. Basu, P., D. Agarwal, T. J. Tharakan, and A. Salih. (2013). “Numerical Studies on Air-Core Vortex Formation during Draining of Liquids from Tanks”, International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research, 40, No.1. doi:10.1615/InterJFluidMechRes.v40.i1.30
  12. Salih, A. and S. Ghosh Moulic. (2010). “Numerical Simulation of Buoyancy-Driven Bubble Motion Using Level Set Method”, International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, 11, issue 4, 211-229 (2010). doi:10.1080/15502287.2010.483242
  13. Salih, A. and S. Ghosh Moulic, “Some Numerical Studies of Interface Advection Properties of Level Set Method”, Sadhana, Indian Academy of Sciences, 34, Part 2, 271-298 (2009). doi:10.1007/s12046-009-0013-1
  14. Salih, A. and S. Ghosh Moulic. (2006). “A Level Set Formulation for the Numerical Simulation of Impact of Surge Fronts”, Sadhana, Indian Academy of Sciences, 31, 697-707. doi:10.1007/BF02716889
 
Conference Proceedings:
  1. Risha Raju, Jishnu Chandran R., and A. Salih. (2019). "Numerical Modelling of NOx Reduction on Cu-ZSM 5 Foam Reactor", 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, IHMTC-2019, IIT Roorkee, December 28-31.
  2. Jishnu Chandran R. and A. Salih. (2018). “Equivalence of Density-Based and a Customized Pressure-Based Approach for Compressible Modelling of Instant Valve Closure in Irrigation Pipes”, 7th International and 45th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, FMFP2018-Paper No. 238, IIT Bombay, December 10-12.
  3. Jishnu Chandran R. and A. Salih. (2017). Water Shock Tube Simulation with Tait Equation of State”, 24th National and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2017), BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad, India, December 27-30.
  4. Jishnu Chandran R. and A. Salih. (2016). “A Comparative Study of AUSM Scheme with Some Common Finite Difference Schemes in Solving One-Dimensional Shock-Tube Problem”, 6th International and 43rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, FMFP2016-Paper No. 88, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, December 15-17.
  5. Rahul Anand, P. R. Ajayalal, K. Nandakumar, and A. Salih, Parametric Study on the Performance of Gas Centered Swirl Coaxial (GCSC) Injectors”, 24th National Conference on I.C. Engines and Combustion, Dehradun, 30 Oct - 1 Nov (2015).
  6. Tambe, S. and A. Salih, “Numerical Study of Liquid Sloshing with Experimental Validation”, 6th Symposium on Applied Aerodynamics and Design of Aerospace Vehicles, SAROD 2013, Hyderabad, November 21-23 (2013).
  7. Tharakan, T. J., P. Basu D. Agarwal, and A. Salih, “Computational Investigations into Gas-Core Vortex Formation during Draining of Liquid from a Tank”, FMFP2011, 38th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, December 15-17 (2011).
  8. Soni, K., K. Sankaranarayanasamy, A. Salih, and A. K. Das, “Modeling of Tank Fires”, Proc. National Conference on PETROSAFE 2007, Kochi, Kerala, April 23-25, (2007).
  9. Renjith, V. R., G. Madhu, and A. Salih, “Explosion Modeling of Hazardous Materials Stored in Udyogamandal Industrial Area – A Case Study”, Proc. National Conference on PETROSAFE 2007, Kochi, Kerala, April 23-25 (2007).
  10. Salih, A. and S. Ghosh Moulic, “Simulation of Rayleigh-Taylor Instability Using Level Set Method”, 3rd International and 33rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, NCFMFP2006–1303, IIT-Bombay, December 07-09 (2006).
  11. Salih, A. and S. Ghosh Moulic, “A Level Set Method for Simulation of Coalescence of Droplets”, Proc. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, Florida, USA, ASME Publications, 261, 723-732 (2005). doi:10.1115/IMECE2005-79507
  12. Salih, A. and S. Ghosh Moulic, “Oscillation of a Liquid Drop in a Zero-Gravity Environment – A Benchmark Problem for Two-Phase Flow Computations”, Proc. 2nd International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, FMFP2002, IIT-Roorkee, December 12-14 (2002).

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