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Nityananda Nandi

Academic Qualifications


  • Ph.D. in Engg. (Applied Mechanics Department, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, 2006)
  • M.E. (Applied Mechanics Department, Calcutta University, 1993)
  • B.E. (Civil Engg., Calcutta university, 1991)

Research Statement


  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Flow Separation
  • Turbulence in pipe flow
  • River Hydraulics
  • Hydraulics structures (earthen dams)

Latest Publications


  • 1 Pandey, Rahul Dev and Nandi, N, On Some Aspects of Viscous Instability Phenomenon between two Parallel Plates, ID: ICCMS19SD024934, International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS) held at IIT, Mandi, 2019
  • 2 S. Saha and N. Nandi, Effect of Guide Vane on Flow Separation for Single Phase Flow through Pipe Bend by k-? Turbulence Model, paper ID: ICCMS19SD024933, International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS) held at IIT, Mandi, 2019
  • 3 Rastogi, V. and and Nandi, N, Numerical Analysis on Reduction of Drag Force on the High-Speed Train Through a Tunnel Using k-? Turbulence Modelling, Paper Id no: ICCMS19SD024932, International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS) held at IIT, Mandi, 2019
  • 4 S. Saha and N. Nandi, Effect of guide vane on Dean Vortex for single-phase turbulent flow through 90 degree pipe bend, paper ID 81, Section FM 7, Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM) held at IIT Bhubaneswar, 2019
  • 5 Rastogi, V. and and Nandi, N, Numerical Investigation of the Flow Parameters inside a Tunnel for a High Speed Train passing through it, paper ID 92, Section FM 7, Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM) held at IIT Bhubaneswar, 2019
  • 6 P. Dutta and N. Nandi, Numerical study on turbulent separation reattachment flow in pipe bends with different small curvature ratio, 100(6), 995-1004, The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, Springer India, 2019
  • 7 Saha, S. and Nandi, N, Effect of curvature ratio on velocity distribution for flow through 90° pipe bend with guide vane under high Reynolds number condition, International conference organized by REST society for research international at Goa in June 2018 (Paper 44), 2018
  • 8 Dutta, P. and Nandi, N., Numerical study on the development of Dean Vortices in 90? pipe bend at turbulent flow condition, International conference organized by REST society for research international at Goa in June 2018 (Paper 25), 2018
  • 9 Pandey Rahul Dev and Nandi, N, Experimental Investigation of Viscous Fingers usin Hele-Shaw Apparatus, 63rd Congress of Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM) held on Dayanada Sagar University, Bangaluru, 20-23 December, 2018 (paper 136), 2018
  • 10 Rastogi V. and and Nandi, N, Numerical Analysis of Variation on Design Modification of Train & Tunnel Geometries to reduce Aerodynamic Drag on Train, 63rd Congress of Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM) held on Dayanada Sagar University, Bangaluru, 20-23 December, 2018 (paper 75), 2018
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    Research Areas


    • Hydraulics structures (earthen dams)
    • River Hydraulics
    • Turbulence in pipe flow
    • Flow Separation
    • Fluid Mechanics

    Publications


  • 1 P. Dutta and N. Nandi, Numerical study on turbulent separation reattachment flow in pipe bends with different small curvature ratio, 100(6), 995-1004, The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, Springer India, 2019
  • 2 N. Nandi, A. Roychowdhury and S. C. Dutta, Effect of seepage on change in stress distribution scenario in static and seismic behaviour of earthen dams, 23(1), 121-136, Journal of Applied Mechanics and Engineering (IJAME), 2018
  • 3 S. K. Saha and N. Nandi, Change in Flow Separation and Velocity Distribution Due to Effect of Guide Vane Installed in a 900 Pipe Bend’, 21(2), 353–361, Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering Lodz University of Technology, 2017
  • 4 P., Dutta & Nandi, N, Effect of bend curvature on velocity & pressure distribution from straight to a 90° pipe bend - a numerical study, 2(4), 103-108, REST Journal on Emerging trends in modeling and manufacturing (ISSN - 2455-4537), 2016
  • 5 P. Dutta, S. K. Saha, N. Nandi and N. Pal, Numerical study on flow separation in 900 pipe bend under high Reynolds number by k-? modeling, 904-910, Engineering Science and Technology, an international journal (Elsevier), 2016
  • 6 S. K. Saha and N. Nandi, Numerical study about the change in flow separation and velocity distribution in 900 pipe bend with/without guide vane conditions’, 8(4), 681-689, International Journal of Technology (IJTech, ISSN-2086-9614), 2016
  • 7 N. Nandi, S. C. Dutta and A. Roychowdhury, Change in stress distribution scenario within the earthen dams due to the effect of soil-structure interaction and hydrodynamic forces under static and seismic loading conditions, XXVI(1), 05-50, International Journal of Dam Engineering, UK, 2015
  • 8 P. Dutta, S. Saha & N. Nandi, Computational study of turbulent flow in pipe bends, 10(11), 10128-10133, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (ISSN 0973-4562), 2015
  • 9 P. Dutta & N. Nandi, Study on pressure drop characteristics of single phase turbulent flow in pipe bend for high Reynolds number, 10(5), 2221-2226., ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences MARCH (ISSN 1819-6608), 2015
  • 10 P. Dutta & N. Nandi, Effect of Reynolds Number and Curvature Ratio on Single Phase Turbulent Flow in Pipe Bends, 19(1), 5–16, International Journal Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering Lodz University of Technology., 2015
  • 11 P. Sinha, K. Sarkar, B. Pandey & N. Nandi, On a few aspects of vortex motion, 2(2), 11-16, International Journal on Theoretical and Applied Research in Mechanical Engineering (IJTARME, ISSN: 2319 – 3182), 2013
  • 12 P. Sinha, K. Sarkar, B. Pandey & N. Nandi, Experimental study on vortex motion, 40(6), 512-519, International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research, ISSN 1064-2277, 2013
  • 13 P. Chatterjee and N. Nandi, Study of unsteady laminar fluid flow past a square cylinder in viscous media, 4(3), 105-110, International Journal of Fluids Engineering (ISSN 09743138), 2012
  • 14 N. Nandi, S. C. Dutta and A. Roychowdhury, Explanation of seismic failure possibilities through dynamic and response analysis of earthen dams, XXI(1), 45-67, International journal of Dam Engineering, (ISSN 0-617-00563-X), 2010
  • 15 N. Nandi, Free vibration characteristics of earthen dams, 3(1), 43-59, International Journal of Mechanics and Solids (ISSN 0973-1881), 2008
  • 16 S. Roy, S. K. Mukherjea and N. Nandi, Numerical aspects for the study of any compressible fluid-flow problem, 27, 15-26, Journal of River Behaviour and Control (ISSN: 0970-7258), 2006
  • 17 Nandi, N., Dutta, S. C. and Roychowdhuy, Analysis of shear failure of earthen dams, XV(4), 255-282, International journal of Dam Engineering, (ISSN 0-617-00563-X), 2005
  • 18 Sarkar, P., Dutta, S. C. and Nandi, A Critical Review of Dam Analysis Methodologies, 8(3), 461-482, International Journal of Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2003
  • 19 Basu P. K., Bhattacharya A. K., Debnath, K and Nandi, N, Interbasin transfer of water for development in West Bengal perspective, 20(1), 12-18, Journal of ASCE (India Section), 2002
  • 20 Das, S., Bhattachariya, A. K, Nandi, N. and Bhar, K, A Study of Instantaneous Breaching of Dams, 25, 10-18, Journal of River Behaviour and Control (ISSN: 0970-7258), 1998
  • 21 Nandi, N., De, M., Roy, A. and Dev, D, A Case Study on the Aspects of Hydraulic Model Study of River Subarnarekha, 25, 53-64, Journal of River Behaviour and Control (ISSN: 0970-7258), 1998
  • 1 Pandey, Rahul Dev and Nandi, N, On Some Aspects of Viscous Instability Phenomenon between two Parallel Plates, ID: ICCMS19SD024934, International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS) held at IIT, Mandi, 2019
  • 2 S. Saha and N. Nandi, Effect of Guide Vane on Flow Separation for Single Phase Flow through Pipe Bend by k-? Turbulence Model, paper ID: ICCMS19SD024933, International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS) held at IIT, Mandi, 2019
  • 3 Rastogi, V. and and Nandi, N, Numerical Analysis on Reduction of Drag Force on the High-Speed Train Through a Tunnel Using k-? Turbulence Modelling, Paper Id no: ICCMS19SD024932, International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS) held at IIT, Mandi, 2019
  • 4 S. Saha and N. Nandi, Effect of guide vane on Dean Vortex for single-phase turbulent flow through 90 degree pipe bend, paper ID 81, Section FM 7, Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM) held at IIT Bhubaneswar, 2019
  • 5 Rastogi, V. and and Nandi, N, Numerical Investigation of the Flow Parameters inside a Tunnel for a High Speed Train passing through it, paper ID 92, Section FM 7, Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM) held at IIT Bhubaneswar, 2019
  • 6 Saha, S. and Nandi, N, Effect of curvature ratio on velocity distribution for flow through 90° pipe bend with guide vane under high Reynolds number condition, International conference organized by REST society for research international at Goa in June 2018 (Paper 44), 2018
  • 7 Dutta, P. and Nandi, N., Numerical study on the development of Dean Vortices in 90? pipe bend at turbulent flow condition, International conference organized by REST society for research international at Goa in June 2018 (Paper 25), 2018
  • 8 Pandey Rahul Dev and Nandi, N, Experimental Investigation of Viscous Fingers usin Hele-Shaw Apparatus, 63rd Congress of Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM) held on Dayanada Sagar University, Bangaluru, 20-23 December, 2018 (paper 136), 2018
  • 9 Rastogi V. and and Nandi, N, Numerical Analysis of Variation on Design Modification of Train & Tunnel Geometries to reduce Aerodynamic Drag on Train, 63rd Congress of Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM) held on Dayanada Sagar University, Bangaluru, 20-23 December, 2018 (paper 75), 2018
  • 10 S.S.R. Suman and N. Nandi, Numerical analysis of change in pressure profile with different Mach number and angle of attack in subsonic state of flow for an airfoil, Computational Science Symposium, 16-18 March, 2017, IISC Bangalore., 2017
  • 11 S. Saha and N. Nandi, Influence of Guide vane on Flow separation Phenomena for Single Phase turbulent Flow through 900 Pipe Bend, ISTAM (Paper No-209) held at University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Dec. 15-18, 2017, 2017
  • 12 S.S.R. SUMAN and Nandi, N, Analysis of change in velocity profile with different Mach number and angle of attack in subsonic state of flow for an Airfoil, proceedings of 61st congress of ISTAM, an international conference, December 11-14, 2016, VITU-Vellore., 2016
  • 13 Dutta, P. and Nandi, N, On some aspects of change in static pressure distribution from straight to curved pipe due to effect of bend curvature by k – ? turbulence modelling, proceedings of 61st congress of ISTAM, an international conference, December, 11-14, 2016, VITU-Vellore., 2016
  • 14 Dutta, P. and Nandi, N, Computational study on the effect of bend curvature on velocity distribution from straight to a 900 pipe bend using k – ? turbulence model, International Conference on Engineering Problems and Application of Mathematics 2016 (EPAM – 2016), 11-12 June, NIT Agartala., 2016
  • 15 P. Dutta, S. K. Saha and N. Nandi, Study on Turbulent Flow Characteristics in Pipe Bends, 58-64, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering and its Interdisciplinary Areas (ICAMEI), College of Engineering and Management, Kolaghat, WB, 2-4 January, 2015, Exce, 2015
  • 16 P. Dutta, S. K. Saha and N. Nandi, Computational study of turbulent flow in pipe bends, International conference emerging trends in manufacturing, engines and modeling (ICEMEM-2015), NMIMS university, Maharastra, February, 2015
  • 17 S. K. Saha, P. Dutta and N. Nandi, Study on flow separation for single phase flow through 900 pipe bend, 234-243, proceedings of International Conference on Current Innovation in Engineering & Technology (ICETER 2015) sponsored by international association of engineering & technology for skill development ,Octobe, 2015
  • 18 S. Banerjee, P. Dutta and N. Nandi, Numerical Study on Turbulent Swirling Flow Characteristics in a Cylinder, 160-166, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering and its Interdisciplinary Areas, College of Engineering and Management, Kolaghat, WB, December 2014, Excel India Publi, 2014
  • 19 A. Santra, P. Dutta and N. Nandi, Numerical Modelling & Simulation of Cavitation in a Convergent-Divergent Nozzle, 144-150, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering and its Interdisciplinary Areas, College of Engineering and Management, Kolaghat, WB, December 2014, Excel India Publi, 2014
  • 20 Dutta P, Banerjee S, Santra A and Nandi N, Numerical study on pressure drop characteristics of turbulent flow in pipe bend, 1, 381-386, Aspects of Mechanical Engineering and Technology, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh, December 2014, Excel India Publication (ISBN: 978-93-83842-95-7)., 2014
  • 21 A. Santra and N. Nandi, Computational investigation on cavitation phenomenon in nozzle flow, Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM 2014), December 29-31, 2014, IIT Kharagpur, India (ISBN: 978-93-80813-30-1)., 2014
  • 22 P. Dutta, S. K. Saha and N. Nandi, Numerical Study of curvature effect on turbulent flow in 900 pipe bend, Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM 2014), December 29-31, 2014, IIT Kharagpur (ISBN: 978-93-80813-30-1)., 2014
  • 23 Saha S, Dutta P and Nandi N, CFD analysis of total pressure in radial direction of 900 bend, 185-188, Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh, November 2013, Excel India Publication (ISBN: 978-93-82880-71-4), 2013
  • 24 Dutta P, Saha S and Nandi N, Numerical study for pressure and velocity distribution across the diameter of pipe bends, 154-158, Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh, November 2013, Excel India Publication (ISBN: 978-93-82880-71-4), 2013
  • 25 Sinha P, Sarkar K, Pandey B and Nandi N, On a few aspects of vortex motion, 80-85, International Conference on Advanced Engineering and Technology (ICAET), 27th January, 2013, Mysore ISBN 9789381693885 , published by Institute for Research and Development India (IRD India)., 2013
  • 26 Nandi N, The change in stress distribution pattern within the earthen dam due to the effect of seepage, 381-393, International Conference on structural Engineering and Mechanics (ICSEM 2013)Paper No: 064, December 20-23, NIT Rourkela, India., 2013
  • 27 Dutta, P., Saha, S. and Nandi, N, CFD analysis of single phase flow through 900 bends, Proceedings of 58th Congress of ISTAM, an international conference, held at BESU Shibpur; Howrah, W.B. December, 2013., 2013
  • 28 Saha, S., Dutta, P. and Nandi, N, Study of pressure contours in radial direction for different bend angles, Proceedings of 58th Congress of ISTAM, an international conference held at BESU Shibpur; Howrah, W.B. December, 2013, 2013
  • 29 Mahapatra P, Saha S, Roy S and Nandi N, Experimental study on flow characteristics and Froude number with the help of a flow visualization experiment, 130-134, International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Its Interdisciplinary Areas (ICAMEI), 27-28 December, 2012(ISBN 9789382062790)., 2012
  • 30 Sinha P, Sarkar K, Pandey B and Nandi N, An experimental study on vortex motion, 122-129, International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Its Interdisciplinary Areas (ICAMEI), 27-28 December, 2012 (ISBN 9789382062790)., 2012
  • 31 Nandi, N. and Roychowdhury A, Effect of soil-structure interaction on seismic behavior of earthen dams, 802-804, International Conference of Theoretical Applied Computational and Engineering Mechanics (ICTACEM), IIT Kharagpur, 2010, 2010
  • 32 Mondal, S., Nandi, N., and Pal, D, Study of incompressible fluid flow past a square cylinder in viscous media, 19-22, Conference on Advancements and Futuristic trends in Mechanical Engineering (AFTME 08) at Atmiya Institute of Technology and Science, Rajkot, November 2008, 2008
  • 33 Nandi, N., Dutta, S, C. and Roychowdhury, A, Effect of soil-structure interaction on stress distribution of earthen dams, 326-333, International Conference on Structural and Road Transportation Engineering (START 05), 3-5 January, 2005, IIT Kharagpur, 2005
  • 34 Nandi, N. and Dutta, S. C, A Study on Shear failure of Earthen Dams, 636-647, International conference on SEC at IIT, Kharagpur, 12-14th December 2003, 2003
  • 35 Bhattachariya, A. K., Nandi, N. and Roy, S, Role of ground water in some villages of west Bengal-a case study, National seminar on RECENT CHALLENGES OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, Hyderabad, June 2002., 2002
  • 36 Dutta, S.C., Sarkar, P. and. Nandi, N, An Example based study of behaviour of earthen embankments, 69-81, National seminar on RECENT CHALLENGES OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, Hyderabad, 21-22nd June 2002, 2002
  • 37 Nandi, N. and Dutta, S. C, Tension at Crest: A Possible Reason of Seismic failure of earthen Dams, 1000-1007, 12th International Symposium of Earthquake Engineering, IIT Roorkee, 16-18th December 2002, 2002
  • 38 Nandi, N. and Dutta, S. C, Changing Upstream Slopes: A Possible Way to Avoid Seismic Failure due to Tension Zone at Crest of Earthen Dams, 77-90, National Seminar on Multisectorial role of Architecture and Engineers, IPS Academy Indore, 26-28th December 2002, 2002
  • 39 Nandi, N., Sarkar, P. and Dutta; S.C, Study of Behaviour of A Few Indian Dams and Embankments, International Conference of Theoretical Applied Computational and Engineering Mechanics, IIT Kharagpur, Dec 2001: paper 25., 2001
  • 40 Dasgupta, A., Bhattachariya, A.K., Nandi, N. and Banerjee, S, Surface Water and Ground Water Quality of Hooghly District, National conference on Hydrology, Jadavpur, 1999., 1999
  • 41 Patra, A.K., Nandi, N. and Guha, S, Beach Erosion –Model Study and Some Prototype Data of Digha Sea Beach and Its Protection, National Conference on Hydrology, Jadavpur, 1997., 1997
  • 42 Patra, A.K. and Nandi, N, Bank Erosion and Its Protection in Tidal and In Mighty Alluvial Rivers, Proceedings of workshop on River Hydraulics, B.E.College (D.U), 1995., 1995
  • 43 Nandi, N. and Dasgupta, A., Control of Salt Water Intrusion through Horizontal Porous Pipe, Proceedings of Water Resources Day, B. E. College (D.U), 1992., 1992
  • 1 Vaibhav Rastogi and Nityananda Nandi, Book Title: Advances in Fluid Mechanics and Solid Mechanics. Chapter Title: Numerical analysis of variations on design modifications of train and tunnel geometries to reduce aerodynamic drag on train., Springer,Singapore109-116, , 2020
  • Patents


    # Patents Year

    Member


    Associate Member of Institution of Engineers (India)

    Responsibilities


    Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics, IIEST, Shibpur
    2008-till date
    Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Mechanics, BESUS
    2005-2008
    Lecturer, Department of Applied Mechanics, B. E. College (DU)
    1998-2005
    Research Officer (Hydraulics), River Research Institute, Govt. of West Bengal.
    1995-1998

    Projects


    • Study of seismic failure possibilities of earthen dams and embankments by dynamic and response analysis using finite element method, Sponsored
      Ongoing
    • Design and development of an automated rice trans planter (Ref: PROJECT I.D.-PG2014013), Sponsored
      Completed
    • Research project for design and development of portable and easy to use reciprocating pump, Sponsored
      Completed

    Awards


    • National Scholarship, Year: 1985
    • GATE Scholarship, Year: 1991

    Research Groups


    Prasun Dutta
    Ph. D.
    +91 90468 88398
    ju.prasun13@gmail.com

    Research:
    Study of flow characteristics for single phase flow through 900 degree pipe bends under high Reynolds number conditions

    Sumit Kumar Saha
    M. Tech.
    +91 96143 28640
    sumitkumarjgee08@gmail.com

    Research:
    numerical study of single phase flow through ninety degree pipe bend with/without guide vanes

    Vaibhav Rastogi
    M. Tech.
    8787291046
    vaibhavrastogi12294@gmail.com

    Research:
    Study on different flow parameters of bullet train

    Created: 23 November 2019