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Ratan Kumar

Name

[Kumar, Ratan]
  • Professor of Practice, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Research and Expertise

  • Expertise
    Computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer; FEA for structures; machine design; Web-based education.
  • Background
    Dr. Kumar has conducted research in numerical and analytical analysis for fluid flow and heat transfer under high-temperature and corrosive environment. He had prior teaching experience as a faculty at the University of North Texas, Denton. His consulting experience has been with various power plants, automotive and electronics industry. He has published and received grants in thermal/fluid analysis as well as in engineering education.

Publications

      Journal Article 2010
      • M. Sang, R. K. Kwark, J. Y. Moreno, and S. M. You. "Pool Boiling Characteristics of Low Concentration Nanofluids," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 53, no. 5-6, pp. 972-981, February 2010.
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      2010
      • M. Sang, G. M. Kwark, H. M. Kumar, and S. M. You. "Nanocoating characterization in pool boiling heat transfer of pure water," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 53, no. 21-22, pp. 4579-4587, October 2010.
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      2010
      • M. Sang, M. A. Kwark, G. M. Kumar, and S. M. You. "Effects of pressure, orientation, and heater size on pool boiling of water with nanocoated heaters," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 53, no. 23-24, pp. 5199-5208, November 2010.
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      Conference Proceeding 2009
      • M. Sang, R. K. Kwark, and G. Moreno. "Transient Characteristics of Pool Boiling Heat Transfer in Nanofluids," in ASME 2009 Second International Conference on Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer (Shanghai, China, 2009), pp. 625-631.
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      Conference Proceeding 2007
      • R. Kumar. "Scientific content creation for web-based education," in The Sixth IASTED International Conference on Web-based Education (Chamonix, France, 2007), pp. 166-170.
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