Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2017 Performance optimization of a regenerative brayton heat engine coupled with a parabolic dish solar collectorEnergy Conversion & Management. 85-95.
2015 Design and Comparison of Immersive Interactive Learning and Instructional Techniques for 3D Virtual LaboratoriesPRESENCE Journal. 93-112.
2007 A Web-based Module for Teaching Engineering Students About Environmental Effects of Fossil Fuel CombustionComputers in Education Journal.
2006 A Web-Based Virtual Supersonic Nozzle Module as an Interactive Visualization Tool for Teaching Concepts Related to One-Dimensional Gas Dynamics.  80-89.
2005 Analysis of a Direct Expansion Solar-Assisted Heat Pump Using Different RefrigerantsEnergy Conversion and Management. 2614-2624.
2002 Entropy Generation Method to Quantify Thermal ComfortJournal of Human Performance in Extreme Environmental.
1999 Computation of Flame Base Height of a Turbulent Diffusion Flame Resulting from a Methane JetJSME International Journal, Series B.
1999 Thermodynamic Analysis of Two-Component, Two-Phase Flow in Solar Collectors with Application to A Direct-Expansion Solar-Assisted Heat PumpEnergy. 247-259.
1997 Thermal Performance of Variable Capacity Direct Expansion Solar-Assisted Heat PumpJournal of Energy Conversion and Management.
1996 Analysis and Quantification of Mental Stress and Fatigue Using Maxwell Relations from ThermodynamicsJ. of Human Ergology.
1996 Numerical Prediction of Pressure Loss Coefficient and Induced Mass Flux for Laminar Natural Convective Flow in a Vertical Channel"Energy" The International Journal.
1994 An Approximate Method for Calculating Laminar Natural Convective Motion in a Trombe-Wall ChannelEnergy. 259-296.
1994 Isolating Gas Sensor from Pressure and Temperature EffectsNASA Tech. Brief, The Digest of New Technology.
1991 Heat and Mass Transfer from a Supercritical Lox SprayInternational Communications Heat and Mass Transfer. 767-778.
1991 Second Law Analysis of Solar-Assisted Heat PumpsEnergy. 941-949.
1988 Mixed Laminar Convection in Trombe Wall ChannelsASME J. of Solar Energy Engineering. 31.
1987 Transient Simulation of a Capacity-Modulated Direct Expansion, Solar-Assisted Heat PumpSolar Energy. 421-428.
1986 An Experimental and Analytical Investigation of Friction Factors for Fully Developed Flow in Internally Finned Triangular DuctsASME J. of Heat Transfer.
1985 Energy Conservation Potential of Large Capacity Solar-Assisted Heat Pumps for Low Temperature IPH ApplicationsASME J. of Solar Energy Engineering. 286-292.
1984 Thermal Performance Aspects of Direct Expansion Solar Assisted Heat PumpSolar Energy.
1982 Analysis of Two Phase Flow Collectors with Applications to Heat PumpsASME J. of Solar Energy Engineering. 358-365.
1982 Unit Thermal Performance of Atmospheric Spray Cooling SystemsASME J. of Heat Transfer. 210-214.
1980 Thermal Performance of Spray Canal Cooling SystemsASME Journal of Engineering Power. 776-781.
1979 Truck Exhaust Gas Operated Absorption Refrigeration SystemTransactions of American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning, Part 2. 66-76.
1978 Air Vapor Dynamics for Large Scale Open Spray Cooling SystemsJ. Fluids Eng.. 65-72.
1978 Inviscid Rotational Flow Through SpraysASME J. of Applied Mechanics. 34-36.
1977 Stratified Flow Over a Flat PlateJ. Fluid Mech.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2012 Implementation and Assessment of a Virtual Reality Experiment in the Undergraduate Themo-fluids Laboratory
2011 Simulation and Visualization Enhanced Engineering Education-Development and Implementation of Virtual Experiments in Laboratory Courses
2009 Learning and Doing in Virtual Environments,- A Hierchical Approach to Learning Engineering Concepts
2009 Transformation of a Physical Experiment into a virtual experiment for Web Applications
2008 Virtualization of Physical Experiments Using Modeling, Simulation and Visualization
2007 Development of Building Blocks for Internet-based Interactive Courses for Engineering Education
2007 Simulation and Visualization Enhanced Engineering Education: The Stiffness Matrix Method Module for Structural Analysis 1 Course
2007 Virtual Assembly: A Web-Based Student Learning Tool for Thermodynamics Concepts Related to Multistaging in Compressors and Turbines
2007 Virtualization of Physical Experiments using Modeling,Simulation and Visualization
2006 A Web-based Module for Teaching Engineering Students about Environmental Effects of Fossil Fuel Combustion
2006 Simulation and Visualization Enchanced Engineering Education
2005 Development of a Methodology to Visualize and conduct a Physical Experiment as a Web-based Virtual Experiment
2003 A Web-Based Multi-Media Virtual Experiment
2003 Performing a Virtual Experiment Interactively
2001 Global Engineering in an Interconnected World: An Upper Division General Education Cluster at Old Dominion University
2000 Computational Fluid Dynamic Study of a Three-Dimensional Human Body Model.  84-88.
2000 Mixing and Combustion in SCRAMJET Combustor with Raised and Relieved Ramps
2000 Numerical Study of Effects of Ramp Swept Angle in Supersonic Mixing and Combustion
1998 Thermodynamic Analysis of an Unsteady 3D Human Thermal Model
1997 An Innovative Approach to Measure and Monitor Human Stress Level in Man/Machine Interactions.  5-13.
1997 Heat Transfer Modeling of Human Thermoregulation in Aerospace Environmental Control Systems
1997 Heat Transfer, Mass Flow Rate and Pressure Characteristics of Laminar and Turbulent Convective Flows in Parallel Wall Channels
1997 Modeling and Simulation of Human Thermal Activity
1997 Modelling of Turbulent Diffusion Flame Stabilization Region
1997 Novel Technique for Skin Friction Measurement in Wind-Tunnel Environment Utilizing Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals
1997 Numerical Investigation of Stabilization Region of Turbulent Premixed Flames
1997 Numerical Simulation of Human Thermoregulation in Different Environmental Condition
1997 Numerical Simulation of Human Thermoregulation in Different Environmental Conditions
1996 Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Lift-Off and Blow-Off Limits of Subsonic Methane Flame
1996 Investigation of Transient Human Thermoregulatory Response to Different Environment Conditions
1995 Calculation of Vent Losses in a Parallel Wall Channel Undergoing Natural Convective Motion
1995 Numerical Prediction of Flame Base Height of a Diffusion Flame Produced by a Cylindrical Tube Methane Injector.  240-251.
1994 A Real Time System for Measuring Oxygen in Hypersonic Wind Tunnels.  661-671.
1994 Wavelength Modulation Spectroscopy of Oxygen a Band Transitions for Non-Instrusive Concentration Measurements.  43-46.
1993 Flame Lift-Off and Thermal Load Characteristics of a Cylindrical Injector.  1346-1357.
1993 Non-Intrusive Measurements of Gaseous Concentrations and Temperatures
1992 Calculation of Thermal Loads on a Methane Fuel Injector with Complex Geometry.  73-80.
1992 Numerical Modeling of Flame Lift-Off Phenomenon in A Combuster Chamber with Three Cylinders Methane Fuel Injector.  655-660.
1992 Numerical Simulation of Thermal Performance of a Solar Heat Pump Water Heater
1992 Ventilation Characteristics of a Trombe Wall Thermosyphon Loop
1991 Langley 8-Foot High-Temperature Tunnel Oxygen Measurement System.  313-330.
1991 The 8-Ft High Temperature Tunnel Combuster Analysis Using CFD Codes.  135-176.
1990 Mixing of a Supercritical Jet of Oxygen Injected in a High Pressure Air Stream
1990 Modeling of a Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Combustor.  361-365.
1989 A CFD Analysis of Effects of Vent Location on Pollutant Concentration in Rooms.  158-160.
1989 Numerical Computation of Liquid Oxygen Droplet Evaporation and Diffusion in a Supercritical Air Stream.  402-409.
1989 Temperature, Size and Position Histories of Evaporating Drops Injected Into a Gas, with Finite Transfer Resistance.  79-89.
1989 Turbulent Natural Convection in Trombe Wall Solar Collector
1988 Continuous Capacity Modulation of a Solar-Assisted Heat Pump.  110-116.
1988 Lox Injection, Evaporation and Diffusion in High Pressure Stream
1987 Second Law Analysis of a Solar-Assisted Heat Pump.  519-526.
1987 Thermodynamic Analysis of a Direct Expansion Solar-Assisted Heat Pump.  561-582.
1985 Long-Term System Performance of Direct Expansion Solar-Assisted Heat Pump for Water Heating Applications
1985 Mixed Convection in Trombe Wall Channel
1980 Analysis of Two-Phase Flow Solar Collectors with Application to Heat Pumps
1979 Atmospheric Spray Cooling for Large Electric Power Plant.  121-161.
1979 Collector as Heat Pump Evaporator
1979 Development of Solar Desiccant Dehumidifier
1979 Dispersion of Heat and Humidity from Atmospheric Spray Canal Cooling Systems.  243-283.
1979 Thermal Performance of SAHP System with Combined Collector/Evaporator.  1-6.
1978 Environmental Effects of Heat and Moisture Released from Open Spray Cooling Systems.  65-73.
1978 Heat and Mass Transfer to Atmosphere from Spray Cooling Systems.  55-60.
1977 Air-Vapor Dynamics of Large Scale Open Spray Cooling Systems
A Computer Program for Calculation of Thermodynamic Properties of Non-Ideal Gas Mixtures
Prediction of Refrigerant Properties and Heat Pump Cycle Thermal Performance Using Several Equations of State.  53-60.


  • Collaborative Research: The Impact of Oceanic Forcing On The Melting of West Antartic Peninsula Glaciers  awarded by National Science Foundation 2016 - 2019
  • Creating the Fleet Maker: An Informal STEM Learning Environment to Stimulate Innovative Thinking, Broaden Participation in STEM, and Empower All Sailors to Become Aware of the Possibilities Available through STEM Learning  awarded by Office of Naval Research 2016 - 2019
  • Engineering Laboratory Instruction in Immersive Virtual Environments (ENLIIVEN) 2011 - 2012
  • Simulation and Visualization Enhanced Engineering Education  awarded by NSF - 2009
  • Simulation and Visualization Enhanced Engineering Education  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2004 - 2008
  • Simulation and Visualization Enhanced Engineering Education  awarded by NSF 2003 - 2008
  • Visualization and Simulation Enhanced Engineering Education  awarded by NSF 2003 - 2005
  • Industrial Assessment Center  awarded by Rutgers/USDOE - 2000
  • Modeling of Polymerization Reactors Using Computational Fluid Dynamics Softwares  awarded by Huntsman Chemical 1998 - 1999
  • Modeling of Polymerization Reactors Using Computational Fluid Dynamic Softwares  awarded by Huntsman Chemical - 1999
  • Parametric Study and CFD Modeling of Internal Flows  awarded by Siemens - 1998
  • Liquid Crystals for Aerodynamic flow Field Diagnostics  awarded by NASA 1993 - 1994
  • An Absorption Gaging System for Slush Hydrogen  awarded by NASA 1992 - 1993
  • Liquid Crystals for Aerodynamic Flow Field Diagnostics  awarded by NASA 1992 - 1993
  • Near – IR Spectroscopic Technique for Monitoring and Controlling Oxygen Concentration  awarded by NASA 1992 - 1993
  • Zro2 -Based Oxygen Monitoring/Control System  awarded by NASA 1991 - 1993
  • An Absorption Gaging System for Slush Hydrogen  awarded by NASA 1991 - 1992
  • Liquid Crystals for Aerodynamic flow Diagnostics  awarded by NASA 1991 - 1992
  • Near-IR Specroscopy Technique or Monitoring and controlling Oxygen Concentration  awarded by NASA 1991 - 1992
  • An Absorption Gaging System for Slush Hydrogen  awarded by NASA 1990 - 1991
  • Analysis of Eight-Ft. HTT Combustor Using CFD Codes  awarded by NASA 1990 - 1991
  • Eight-Ft. HTT Oxygen Monitoring System  awarded by NASA 1990 - 1991
  • Analysis of Eight-Ft. HTT Combustor Using CFD Codes  awarded by NASA 1989 - 1990
  • Eight-Ft. HTT Oxygen Monitoring System  awarded by NASA 1989 - 1990
  • Eight Ft. High Temperature Tunnel Combustor Modeling  awarded by NASA 1988 - 1989
  • Measurement of Seasonal and Geographical Variation of Aviation Fuel Characteristics  awarded by NASA 1988 - 1989
  • Oxygen Monitoring/Control System Development  awarded by NASA - 1989
  • LOX Diffusion and Oxygen Monitoring and Control in the 8-Ft. High Temperature Tunnel  awarded by NASA 1987 - 1988
  • On-Line Measurement of Heat of Combustion  awarded by NASA 1987 - 1988
  • Design and Implementation of Oxygen Control System for Eight-Ft. HTT  awarded by NASA 1986 - 1987
  • Energy Conservation and Economic Potential of Large Capacity, Solar-Assisted Heat Pumps for Low Temperature Industrial Process Heat Applications  awarded by TVA 1984 - 1987
  • A New Calorimetric Method for Determination of Heats of Combustion of Gaseous Hydrocarbons  awarded by NASA - 1987
  • Leading Edge Extension (LEE) for a Thick Delta Wing Model  awarded by NASA 1983 - 1984
  • Investigation of Aerodynamics Characteristics of Wings having Vortex Flow Using Different Codes  awarded by NASA 1982 - 1984
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Eng., Thermal/Fluids, Case Western Reserve University 1975
  • M.Sc. in Fluid-Thermal Engineering, Case Institute of Technology 1972
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 1969
  • Full Name

  • Sushil Chaturvedi