CFD analysis of Different Tribological Systems; Micro Surface Texturing/Grooving; Non-Newtonian Rheologies of lubricants
Brief Research Profile:
Experimental and Numerical analysis of Micro-Textured hydrodynamic Journal bearings; Static and Dynamic (linear & non linear stability) analysis of micro grooved hydrodynamic bearings; Combined effect of micro-texturing and non-Newtonian rheologies (Power Law Model & Couple stress Fluid Model) on the performance of hydrodynamic bearings. Thermo - hydrodynamic analysis of plain and micro-textured tribological systems (such as Mechanical seals, Piston cylinder, Parallel plate bearings; Inclined slider or Thrust pad bearings or Journal Bearings etc.); Explore the concept of nano/micro dimpling or grooving in different areas of engineering.
International Journal of Surface Science and Engineering, 2010; 4(4/5/6): 505-524