Dr. M. S. Govinde Gowda

Govinde Gowda

Professor & Principal

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Vivekananda College of Engineering & Technology
Nehru Nagar, Puttur (D.K.)-574203
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Date of Joining the Institution: 27/06/2016

Nature of Appointment: Regular

Educational Qualification B.E., M.Tech.[IIT-B], Ph.D[IIT-B]
Area of Specialization  Thermal and Fluids Engineering
Experience Teaching: 33 Years
Research: 5 Years
Area of Interest

1. Critical Heat Flux in Nuclear reactors

2. Heat transfer enhancement for free and Forced convection

3. FEM and CFD analysis

4. Numerical analysis in an enclosed cavities

5. Non-Conventional energy utilization

6.Investigation on Eco-friendly refrigerator

Publications

Number of Publications : 

Conference: 12

Journal:  18

Text Books:02

National Conference:

  1. M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Experimental Investigation of CHF in the Vertical Annuli under Low  pressure and Low Flow conditions”, 17th National and 16th ISHMT/ ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Paper No. HMT-2004-C044, pp.206, Kalpakkam, Chennai, Jan. 2004.
  2. M.  S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Study of Critical Heat Flux in Uniformly Heated Vertical Annuli for Upward Flow of Water under Low Flow conditions at near Atmospheric Pressure”, Proc. of 30th National Conf. on FMFP, NITK, Surthkal (Karnatak),pp.111-118, Dec. 2004.
  3. M.  S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Local Voltage Drop Measurement Technique in Detection of CHF in Vertical Annuli”, Proc. of 30th National Conf. on FMFP, NITK, Surthkal (Karnatak), pp.155-161, Dec. 2004.
  4.  M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Investigation of CHF in Vertical Annuli under LPLF conditions and Comparison with the Existing Correlations”, Proc. of National Seminar on Advances in Mechanical Engineering Sciences (NAME-2004), pp.176, JNNCE, Shimoga, Feb. 2004.
  5.  M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Experimental Investigation Of Energy Losses In Circular Pipe Bends Under Laminar Flow Conditions”, Proc. of NCFMFP2006, 33rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, IIT Bombay, India, 7th-9th Dec, 2006.
  6. M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, “A study on Thermo-Acoustic Refrigerator”, Proc. of National Conference on Emerging Trends In Mechanical Engineering [ETIMS 2007], pp.287-293, Banneri-Amman Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu, 19th-20th Dec 2007.
  7.  M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Eco-Friendly Refrigerators”,Proc. of national Conference on Emerging Trends In mechanical Engineering[ETIMS 2008], Dept. of Mech Engg., BMSCE, Bangalore, 28-29th August 2008.
  8.  M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, A Review of Literature on Thermo-acoustic Refrigerator”, Proc. of National Conference on Advances in Mechanical engineering-2011, Dept. of Mech Engg, MIT, Manipal, January 3rd-5th, 2011.

International Conference:

  1. M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Experimental Investigation of CHF in the Vertical Annuli under Low Pressure and Low Flow conditions”, Proc. of 16th ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Paper No. HMT-2004-C044, pp.206, Kalpakkam, Chennai, Jan. 2004.
  2.  M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Experimental Investigation Of Energy Losses In Circular Pipe Bends Under Laminar Flow Conditions”, Proc. of NCFMFP2006, 3rd international Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, IIT Bombay, India, 7th-9th Dec, 2006.
  3.  M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Optimization Of Size Of A Copper Disc For IR Drop Compensation With Heat Generation On An Electrical Heater”, Proc. of International Conference on Recent Developments in Mechanical Engineering (ICRDME-2008), SUS college of Engg. & Technology, Tangori, Mohali (Pb), India, pp.6-11, 23rd-25th Jan 2008.
  4. M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Standing and Travelling Wave Thermo-acoustic Devises”, Proc. of International Conference on Energy Engineering and Eco-balance (ICEEE-2009), MITR, Mulshi, Pune, Maharastra, 18-19th Feb, 2009. 

International Journal:

  1. M.S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Investigation of Critical Heat Flux in Vertical Annuli for Upward Flow of Water Under Low Pressure and Low Flow Conditions”, Int. J. of Mechanical & Automobile Engineering, Vol.4, No. 5, June-August, 2009.
  2. M.S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Effect of mean operating pressure on the performance of the stack based Thermo acoustic refrigerator”, Int. J for Thermal & Environmental Engg, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp-83-89, DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.05.01.2009.
  3. M.S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Theoretical Evaluation of Loudspeaker for a 10 Watts Cooling Power Thermo-acoustic Refrigerator”, Int. J of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration (World Scientific), 21 (4) (2013) 1350027 (8 pages), DOI: 10.1142/S2010132513500272.
  4. M.S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Design and Optimization of a Loudspeaker Driven 10 Watts Cooling Power Thermo-acoustic Refrigerator”, Int. J of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration (World Scientific), 22 (3) (2014) 1450015 (15 pages), DOI: 10.1142/S2010132514500151.
  5. M.S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Theoretical evaluation of 10 W cooling power thermo-acoustic refrigerator”, Heat Transfer-Asian Research Journal, Published online on 3 Oct (2013), DOI: 10.1002/htj.21094.
  6. M.S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Design and analysis of thermo-acoustic refrigerator”, Int. J. of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration, 21 (1) (2013) 1350001 (10 pages), DOI: 10.1142/S2010132513500016.
  7. M.S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Optimizing Design Of Inclined Heat Pipe By Natural Convection Analysis Of Flow Using CFD Simulation”, International Journal of Advanced Technology in Engineering and Science, Volume No.03, Issue No. 04, PP-116-123, April 2015.
  8. M.S. Govinde Gowda et al, “Resonator optimization and studying the effect of drive ratio on the theoretical performance of a 10-W cooling power thermo-acoustic refrigerator”, accepted for publication in Int. J. of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration on 01 June 2015.
  9. M.S. Govinde Gowda et al,Design and comparative analysis of thermoacoustic refrigerators, Int. J. of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration, 24 (4) (2016) 1750002 (9 pages), DOI: 10.1142/S201013251750002X
  10. M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, Design and Comparative Analysis of Thermoacoustic Refrigerators, International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration, Vol. 25, No. 1 (2017),  1750002, © World Scientific Publishing Company.
  11. M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, Design Construction and Performance of 10W Thermoacoustic Refrigerators, International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration, Vol. 25, No.3 (2017),  1750023, © World Scientific Publishing Company.
  12. M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, Resonator Optimization and Studying the Effect of Drive Ratio on the Theoretical Performance of a 10-W Cooling  Power Thermoacoustic Refrigerator, International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration, Vol. 25, No.3 (2017),  1750023, © World Scientific Publishing Company.
  13. M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, Design and analysis of acoustically-driven 50 W thermoacoustic refrigerators, Sådhanå (2018), © Indian Academy of Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12046-018-0860-8
  14. M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, Development of Alternative Binary Mixtures to Replace HFC 134a in Domestic Refrigerator, Chemical Engineering Transactions, pp:1399-1404, 2018, DOI:10.3303/CET1871234, ISBN 978-88-95608-68-6; ISSN 2283-9216.
  15. M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, CFD Analysis of Dual-Phase Flows Inside Helically Coiled Tubes in Vapour Compression Micro-Refrigerator, Penerbit Akademia Baru, CFD Letters, Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, Volume 11, Issue 2 (2019) 81-94, Journal homepage: www.akademiabaru.com/cfdl.html ISSN: 2180-1363
  16. M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, Screening of HFCs and Fluor ethers as Alternatives to R134a Using SRK EoS, J. Inst. Eng. India Ser. C,Springer, DOI 10.1007/s40032-019-00501-5, @ The Institution of Engineers (India),  2019.
  17. M. S. Govinde Gowda et al, Hydrocarbons as Alternate Refrigerants to Replace R134a in Domestic Refrigerators, International information and Engineering Technology Association,Revue des Composites et des Matériaux Avancés  Vol. 29, No. 2, April, 2019, pp. 95-99, https://doi.org/10.18280/rcma.290204,

National Journal Publication

  1. M. S. Govinde Gowda et al,Stack Optimization of Thermo-acoustic Refrigerator”, The journal of CPRI, Bangalore, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp.97-102, ISSN 0973- 0338, March 2012.

Publication of Text Books

  1. A Text Book of Turbo Machines”, MM Publishers, Davanagere, 1st Edn. 2004, 2nd Edn. 2005, 3rd Edn. 2006, 4th Edn. 2008, 5th Edn. 2011, 6th Edn. 2013, 7th Edn. 2014. (Reference Book for 5th Sem Mech in VTU, Belgaum)
  2. Heat & Mass Transfer”, MM Publishers, Davanagere, 1st Edn. 2009

Involvement in University Level:

  • Paper setter & Examiner as Chief/Moderator/Valuator for UG program.
  • Paper setter and Examiner for PG program.
  • Paper setter and Examiner for Ph.D programs.
  • Examiner for Ph.D Comprehensive Viva/Thesis Evaluation/Final Viva-Voce.
  • Involved in syllabus framing for UG/PG programs.
  • Delivered live lecture on “Turbo machines” through VTU-Edusat programme-15.
  • Local Inquiry Committee (LIC) member at VTU.
  • Served as BOE member for Mechanical Engg. board of VTU for the year 2010-11
  • Served as BOS member in Mechanical board for Ph.D Registration Committee of Ph.D /M.Sc(Engg.) by research of VTU.
  • Served as ‘Chairman, BOE, Aeornautical Engg. Board’, VTU during 2016-17.
  • Served as ‘Member, BOE, Mechanical Engg. (Composite) Board’, VTU for  AY 2017-18.
  • Governing Council Member, VTU Nominee to SJMIT, Chitradurga from AY 2018-19 to years
  • Academic Senate Member, VTU from June 2019 to June 2022

Guiding of Ph.D Students:

No. of Ph.D guided – 1 No‟s. under VTU

No. of Research scholars registered for Ph.D – 6 No‟s. (Currently under VTU). 

Memberships

Life Member of ISTE(LM-2050)

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