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Academic Publications -- Topic-wise

Arunn Narasimhan

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Bio-fluid Dynamics

  • Narasimhan, A. and Sundarraj, C., (2013), "Effect of choroidal blood perfusion and natural convection in vitreous humor during transpupillary thermotherapy (TTT),"  Int. J. Numer. Meth. Biomed. Engng., 29 (4), 530–541. [DOI: 10.1002/cnm.2538 | Abstract | Summary]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Ramanathan, V. G., (2012), "Effect of choroidal blood flow on transscleral retinal drug delivery using a porous medium model,"  Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 55 (21), 5665–5672.[DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2012.05.060].
  • Narasimhan, A., (2011), “The Role of Porous Medium Modeling in Biothermofluids,” J. Indian Institute of Science, 91 (3), 243-266. [Invited review | Summary]
  • Gundiah, N., Narasimhan, A. and Dutta, P., (2011) “Macromolecular Transport Through Porous Arterial Walls,” J. Indian Institute of Science, 91 (3), 267-282. [article pdf]

Bio-heat Transfer

  • Anup, P., Narasimhan, A., Kahlen, F. J., and Das, S. K., (2014), "Temperature evolution in tissues embedded with large blood vessels during photo-thermal heating,"   J. of Thermal Biology, 41, 77-87. [DOI: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2014.02.010 | Abstract]
  • Nilamani, S., Ghosh, S., Narasimhan, A. and Das, S. K., (2013), "Investigation of non-Fourier effects in bio-tissues during laser assisted photothermal therapy,"   Int. J. Thermal Sci., 76, 208-220. [DOI: 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2013.08.014 | Abstract]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Sridhar, S., (2013), "Non-Fourier bio heat transfer modelling of thermal damage during retinal laser irradiation,"   Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 60, 591-597. [DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2013.01.010 | Abstract]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Sundarraj, C., (2013), "Effect of choroidal blood perfusion and natural convection in vitreous humor during transpupillary thermotherapy (TTT),"  Int. J. Numer. Meth. Biomed. Engng., [DOI: 10.1002/cnm.2538 | Abstract | Summary]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Gopal, L., (2012), "Modeling Retinal Laser Surgery in Human Eye," Chapter 11, in Human Eye Imaging and Modeling (Eds. E. Y. K. Ng et al.), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, NY. [ product link ].
  • Narasimhan, A. and Jha, K. K., (2012), "Bio-Heat Transfer Simulation of Retinal Laser Irradiation," Int. J. Numer. Meth. Biomed. Engng. [DOI: 10.1002/cnm.1489 | Summary write-up]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Jha, K. K., (2011), “Bio-Heat Transfer Simulation of Square and Circular Array of Retinal Laser Irradiation,” Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer2, 033005 [DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5098/hmt.v2.3.3005 | Abstract | PDF Download | Summary write-up]
  • Jha, K. K. and Narasimhan, A., (2011), "Three-Dimensional Bio-Heat Transfer Simulation of Sequential and Simultaneous Retinal Laser Irradiation," Int. J. Thermal Sci., 50(7), 1191-1198. [DOI:10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2011.02.005 | Summary write-up]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Jha, K. K., (2010), "Transient Simulation of Multi-spot Retinal Laser Irradiation using Bio-Heat Transfer Model", Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, 57(7), 520-536. [DOI:10.1080/10407781003684514 ]
  • Narasimhan, A., Jha, K. K. and Gopal, L., (2010), "Transient Simulations of Heat Transfer in Human Eye undergoing Laser Surgery", Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 53 (1), 482-490. [DOI 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2009.09.007 | Summary write-up].

Bi-disperse Porous Media

  • Narasimhan, A., Reddy, B. V. K. and Dutta, P. (2011), "Thermal Management using the Bi-disperse Porous Medium Approach,"  Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55(4), 538–546. [DOI 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.11.006]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Reddy, B. V. K., (2011), “Resonance of Natural Convection inside a Bi-disperse Porous Medium Enclosure”, ASME J. Heat Transfer, 133 (4), 042601 (9 pages). [DOI: 10.1115/1.4001316]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Reddy, B. V. K., (2011), Laminar Forced Convection in a Heat Generating Bi-Disperse Porous Medium Channel, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 54 (1-3), 636-644. [DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2010.08.022]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Reddy, B. V. K., (2010), “Natural Convection inside a Bi-disperse Porous Medium Enclosure”, ASME J. Heat Transfer, 132, 012502, (9 pages). [DOI:10.1115/1.3192134]

Drug Delivery

  • Narasimhan, A. and Ramanathan, V. G., (2012), "Effect of choroidal blood flow on transscleral retinal drug delivery using a porous medium model,"  Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 55 (21), 5665–5672.[DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2012.05.060].

Hydrodynamics in Porous Media

  • Narasimhan, A., Raju, S. K., and Chakravarthy, S. R., (2014), "Experimental and Numerical Determination of Interface Slip Coefficient of Fluid Stream Exiting a Partially Filled Porous Medium Channel"   ASME J. Fluids. Eng. 136(4), 041201 (Feb 28, 2014) (9 pages) [DOI: 10.1115/1.4026194 | Abstract ]
  • Babu, V. and Narasimhan, A., (2010), Investigation of vortex shedding behind a porous square cylinder using lattice Boltzmann method, Phys. Fluids 22, 053605 (8 pages). [DOI:10.1063/1.3407667 | Abstract]
  • Wilson, L., Narasimhan, A. and Venkateshan, S. P., (2006), “Permeability and Form Coefficient Measurement of Porous Inserts with Non-Darcy Model using Non-Plug Flow Experiments”, ASME J. Fluids Engineering, 128, 638 – 642. [DOI 10.1115/1.2175172 | Summary write-up
  • Lage, J. L., Krueger, P. S. and Narasimhan, A., (2005), “Protocol for Measuring Permeability and Form Coefficient of Porous Media”, Phy. Fluids, 17, Paper No. 088101, (4 pages). [DOI link/?PHFLE6/17/088101/1]

Heat Transfer Enhancement using Porous Media

  • Ramana, P. V., Narasimhan, A. and Chatterjee, D., (2012), "Thermo-Hydraulics of Tube Banks with Porous Interconnectors using Water as Cooling Fluid," Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer, 3 (2), 023007. [DOI: 10.5098/hmt.v3.2.3007 | Abstract | PDF Download ]
  • Ramana, P. V., Narasimhan, A. and Chatterjee, D., (2010), “Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Tube-to-tube Porous Medium Inter-connectors on the Thermo-hydraulics of Confined Tube Banks”, Heat Transfer Engg., 31, 1-9. [DOI 10.1080/01457630903412161]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Raju, S. K., (2007), “Effect of Variable Permeability Porous Medium Inter-connectors on the Thermo-hydraulics of Heat Exchanger Modelled as Porous Media”, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 50, 4052-4062. [DOI 10.1016/S0096-3003(02)00635-5]
  • Raju, S. K. and Narasimhan, A., (2007), “Porous Medium Inter-connector Effects on the Thermo-Hydraulics of Near-Compact Heat Exchangers treated as Porous Media”, ASME J. Heat Transfer, 129, 273-281. [DOI 10.1115/1.2427074]
  • Lage, J. L., Narasimhan, A., Porneala, D. C. and Price, D. C., (2004), "Experimental Study of Forced Convection through Microporous Enhanced Heat Sinks" Emerging Technologies and Techniques in Porous Media, (Ed. D. B. Ingham et al.), Kluwer Acad. Pub., Netherlands, 28, 433-452.
  • Lage, J. L. and Narasimhan, A., (2000), "Porous Media Enhanced Forced Convection: Fundamentals and Applications" in Handbook of Porous Media, (Ed. K. Vafai), 8, 357-394, Marcel Dekker pub., NY.

Natural Convection (also in Porous Media)

  • Ramanathan, V., Narasimhan, A. and Babu, V., (2011), High Rayleigh Number Natural Convection Inside 2D Porous Enclosures Using the Lattice Boltzmann Method, ASME J. Heat Transfer, 133 (6), 062501 (9 pages), [DOI:10.1115/1.4003534]
  • Reddy, B. V. K. and Arunn Narasimhan, A., (2010), “Heat Generation Effects in Natural Convection inside a Porous Annulus”, Int. Comm. Heat and Mass Transfer, 37(6), 607-610. [DOI:10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2009.12.018]
  • Sherifull-Din Jamalud-Din, Rees, D. A. S., Reddy, B. V. K. and Narasimhan, A., (2010), “Prediction of Natural Convection Flow Using Network Model and Numerical Simulations inside Enclosure with Distributed Solid Blocks”, Heat and Mass Transfer, 46(3), 333-343. [DOI 10.1007/s00231-009-0567-9]
  • Bhave, P., Narasimhan, A. and Rees, D. A. S., (2006), “Natural Convection Heat Transfer Enhancement using Adiabatic Block: Optimal Block Size and Prandtl Number Effect” Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 49, 3807 – 3818. [DOI 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2006.04.017]

Non-Fourier Bio-heat Transfer

  • Nilamani, S., Ghosh, S., Narasimhan, A. and Das, S. K., (2013), "Investigation of non-Fourier effects in bio-tissues during laser assisted photothermal therapy,"   Int. J. Thermal Sci., 76, 208-220. [DOI: 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2013.08.014 | Abstract]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Sridhar, S., (2013), "Non-Fourier bio heat transfer modelling of thermal damage during retinal laser irradiation,"   Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 60, 591-597. [DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2013.01.010 | Abstract]

Turbulent Flows and Convection

  • Natesan, S., Sundararajan, T., Narasimhan, A. and Velusamy, K., (2010), “Turbulent Flow Simulation in a Wire-wrap Rod Bundle of an LMFBR”, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 240(5), 1063-1072. [DOI 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2009.12.025]
  • Wilson, L., Narasimhan, A. and Venkateshan, S. P., (2004), “Turbulent Flow Hydrodynamic Experiments in Near-Compact Heat Exchanger Models with Aligned Tubes”, ASME J. Fluids Engineering, 126, 990-996. [DOI 10.1115/1.1845553]

Tree Networks

  • Reddy, B. V. K., Ramana, P. V. and Narasimhan, A., (2008), “Steady and Transient Thermo-hydraulic Performance of Disc with Tree-shaped Micro-channel Networks with and without Radial Inclination”, Int. J. Thermal Sci. 47 (11), 1482-1489. [DOI 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2007.11.003]

Phase Change Material Applications

  • Nagose, A., Somani A., Shrot, A. and Narasimhan, A., (2008), “Genetic Algorithm Based Optimization of PCM Based Heat Sinks and Effect of Heat Sink Parameters on Operational Time”, ASME J. Heat Transfer, 130, 011401, (8 pages). [DOI 10.1115/1.2780182]
  • Akhilesh, R., Narasimhan, A. and Balaji, C., (2005), “Method to Improve Geometry for Heat Transfer Enhancement in PCM Composite Heat Sinks” Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 48, 2759-2770. [DOI 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2005.01.032 | Summary write-up]

Microlithography Manufacturing Process and Inverse Heat Transfer

  • Narasimhan, A and Karra, S., (2006), “An Inverse Heat Transfer Method to Provide Near-Isothermal Surface for Disc Heaters used in Microlithography”, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 49, 4624 – 4632. [DOI 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2006.04.019]
  • Narasimhan, A., (2005), “Thermal Analysis of a Silicon Wafer Processing Combination Bake-Chill Station used in Microlithography”, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 20, 1-14. [DOI 10.1081/AMP-200042048]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Ramanan, N., (2004), “Simulation Studies and Experimental Verification of the Performance of a Combination Bake-Chill Station”, J. Microlithography, Microfabrication and Microsystems, 3(2), 1537-1646. [DOI 10.1117/1.1668269]

Temperature Dependent Viscosity Flows and Convection

  • Narasimhan, A. and Lage, J. L., (2005), "Variable Viscosity Forced Convection in Porous Medium Channels" in Handbook of Porous Media 2nd edition (Ed. K. Vafai), 5, 195-233, Taylor and Francis pub., NY.
  • Narasimhan, A. and Lage, J. L., (2004), “Pump Power Gain for Heated Porous Medium Channel Flows”, ASME J. Fluids Engineering, 126, 494-497. [DOI 10.1115/1.1760546]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Lage, J. L., (2004), “Predicting Inlet Temperature Effects on the Pressure-drop of Heated Porous Medium Channel Flows Using the M-HDD Model”, ASME J. Heat Transfer, 126, 301-303. [DOI 10.1115/1.1667526]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Lage, J. L., (2003), “Temperature-Dependent Viscosity Effects on the Thermo-hydraulics of Heated Porous Medium Channel Flows”, J. Porous Media, 6, 149-158. [DOI 10.1615/JPorMedia.v6.i3.10 ]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Lage, J. L., (2002), "New Models for Predicting Temperature-Dependent Viscous Effects on Flow through Porous Media" in Fluid Flow and Transport in Porous Media: Mathematical and Numerical Treatment, (Eds. Z. Chen and R. Ewing), American Mathematical Society Contemporary Mathematics (CONM) Book Series, 397-408.
  • Narasimhan, A. and Lage, J. L., (2002), “Inlet Temperature Influence on the Departure from Darcy Flow by Fluids with Variable Viscosity”, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 45, 2419-2422. [DOI 10.1016/S0017-9310(01)00324-6]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Lage, J. L., (2001), “Forced Convection of a Fluid with Temperature-Dependent Viscosity through a Porous Medium Channel”, Numerical Heat Transfer – Part A, 40(8), 801-820. [DOI 10.1080/104077801753344277]
  • Narasimhan, A., Lage, J. L., Nield, D. A. and Porneala, D. C., (2001), “Experimental Verification of Two New Theories for Predicting the Temperature-Dependent Viscosity Effects on the Forced Convection through a Porous Media Channel”, ASME J. Fluids Engineering, 123, 948-951. [DOI 10.1115/1.1413245]
  • Narasimhan, A., Lage, J. L., and Nield, D. A., (2001), “New Theory for Forced Convection through Porous Media by Fluids with Temperature-Dependent Viscosity”, ASME J. Heat Transfer, 123, 1045-1051. [DOI 10.1115/1.1409268]
  • Narasimhan, A. and Lage, J. L., (2001), “Modified Hazen-Dupuit-Darcy Model for Forced Convection of a Fluid with Temperature-Dependent Viscosity”, ASME J. Heat Transfer, 123, 31-38. [DOI 10.1115/1.1332778]

Basic Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics

  • Narasimhan, A., (2013), "The Scientific Legacy of Josef Stefan," Chapter 11, pp. 200-220, in Jožef Stefan: His Scientific Legacy on the 175th Anniversary of His Birth, ed. John Crepeau, Bentham Press. [DOI: 10.2174/97816080547701130101 | Product Link]
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  • Narasimhan, A., (2008), “Why do Elephants have Big Ear Flaps?”, Resonance, Journal of Science Education, 13(7), 638 – 647. [DOI 10.1007/s12045-008-0070-5]
  • Narasimhan, A., (2000), “Convective Carnot Engine: An Easy Approach to Understanding Convection”, Physics Education, 35(3), 178-181. [DOI 10.1088/0031-9120/35/3/307 ]
  • Narasimhan, A., (1999), “Rayleigh-Benard Convection: Physics of a Widespread Phenomenon” Resonance, Journal of Science Education, 4(6), 82-90. [DOI 10.1007/BF02834639

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