**International Journal of Energy Engineering**

International journal of Energy Engineering is an open access, peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original articles, critical reviews, research notes, debate and short reports in all areas of energy engineering.

**p-ISSN:**2163-1891**e-ISSN:**2163-1905**Website:**http://journal.sapub.org/ijee

## Lingala Syam Sundar

**Editorial Board Member of**

*International Journal of Energy Engineering*Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sri Sai College of Engineering & Technology, India

**Research Areas**

Energy Systems, Thermal Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

### Education

2010 | Ph.D | J. N. T. University Hyderabad, Hyderabad Under the guidance of Prof. K. V. Sharma |

2003 | M.Tech. | J. N. T. University Hyderabad, Hyderabad |

1998 | B.E. | Andhra University Visakhapatnam |

### Experience

2011-present | Principal i/c & Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sri Sai College of Engineering & Technology, NH-7, Loluru, Anantapur |

2011 | Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, K.B.R. Engineering College, Bibinagar, Nalgonda |

2005-2010 | Associate Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Nizam Institute of Engineering & Technology, Deshmukhi (Vill), Nalgonda |

2003-2005 | Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Maheswara Engineering College, Chitkul (V), Isnapur 'X' Road, Patancheru, Hyderabad |

1998-2003 | Design Engineer in Sujana Universal Industries Ltd (Bearing Division), Bollaram, Hyderabad |

### Academic Achievement

Received certificate of merit for the paper published in the Proceedings of The Institute of Engineers (India), 68th annual general meeting held at Hyderabad Center, 2006 |

Received research excellence award from Research and Development Cell, J.N.T. University Hyderabad, Hyderabad for participated and presented paper in 2nd National Student Research Convention held at Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howr |

### Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1] | L.Syam Sundar, S.Ramanathan, K.V.Sharma, P.Sekhar Babu, "Temperature dependent flow characteristics of Al2O3 nanofluid", International Journal of Nanotechnology and Applications, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2007, pp. 35-44. |

[2] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, S.Ramanathan, "Experimental investigation of heat transfer enhancements with Al2O3 nanofluid and twisted tape insert in a circular tube", International Journal of Nanotechnology and Applications, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2007, pp. 21-28. |

[3] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, "Thermal conductivity enhancement of nanoparticles in distilled water", International Journal of Nanoparticles, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2008, pp. 66-77. |

[4] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, "Experimental determination of thermal conductivity of fluid containing oxide nanoparticles, International Journal of Dynamics of Fluids, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2008, pp. 57-69. |

[5] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, "Experimental investigation of heat transfer and friction factor characteristics in a circular tube with longitudinal strip inserts", Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, Vol. 15, No. 4, 2008, pp. 325-333. |

[6] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, Shabana Parveen, Md.Abdul Gaffar, "Laminar convective heat transfer of nanofluids in a circular tube under constant heat flux", International Journal of Nanoparticles, Vol. 2, Nos. 1/2/3/4/5/6, 2009, pp. 314-320. |

[7] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, Shabana Parveen, "Heat transfer and friction factor analysis in a circular tube with Al2O3 nanofluid by using computational fluid dynamics", International Journal of Nanoparticles, Vol. 2, Nos. 1/2/3/4/5/6, 2009, pp. 191-199. |

[8] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, Y.Raja Sekhar, V.Dharma Rao, T.Subramanyam, J.V.Ramana Rao, "Turbulent forced convection of Al2O3 nanofluid in a circular tube with tape inserts at low volume concentration", International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials, Vol. 2, Nos. 1/2/3/4/5, 2009, pp. 60-69. |

[9] | K.V.Sharma, L.Syam Sundar, P.K.Sarma, "Estimation of heat transfer coefficient and friction factor in the transition flow with low volume concentration of Al2O3 nanofluid flowing in a circular tube and with twisted tape insert" International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 36, 2009, pp. 503-507. |

[10] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, "Turbulent heat transfer and friction factor of Al2O3 nanofluid in circular tube with twisted tape inserts", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 53, 2010, pp. 1409-1416. |

[11] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, "Heat transfer enhancements of low volume concentration Al2O3 nanofluid and with longitudinal strip inserts in a circular tube", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2010, Vol. 53, pp. 4280-4286. |

[12] | S.Naga Sarada, A.V.Sita Rama Raju, K.Kalyani Radha, L.Syam Sundar, "Enhancement of heat transfer using varying width twisted tape inserts", International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 6, 2010, pp. 98-109. |

[13] | L.Syam Sundar and K.V.Sharma, "Numerical analysis of heat transfer and friction factor in a circular tube with Al2O3 nanofluid", International Journal of Dynamics of Fluids, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2008, pp. 121-129. |

[14] | P.K.Sarma, Kedarnath Chada, K.V.Sharma, L.Syam Sundar, P.S.Kishore, V.Srinivas, "Experimental study to predict momentum and thermal eddy diffusivities from convective heat transfer data of nanofluid with Al2O3 dispersion", International Journal of Heat and Technology, Vol. 28,No.1, 2010, pp. 123-131. |

[15] | M.Chandra Sekhara Reddy, V.Vasudeva Rao, T.Narasinga Rao, L.Syam Sundar, "Enhancement of convective heat transfer coefficient with TiO2 nanofluid in a double pipe heat exchanger", Paper communicated to International Journal of Nanotechnology & Applications, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2010, pp. 59-68. |

[16] | M.Chandra Sekhara Reddy, V.Vasudeva Rao, L.Syam Sundar, "Heat Transfer and Friction Factor Characteristics of Al2O3, CuO and TiO2 Nanofluid in Plain Tube with Longitudinal Strip Inserts by using Computational Fluid Dynamics", Paper communicated to International Journal of Dynamics of Fluids, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2010, pp. 117-130. |

[17] | L.Syam Sundar, D.M.Reddy Prasad, V.Vasudeva Rao, K.V.Sharma "Laminar convective heat transfer and friction factor of Al2O3 nanofluid in circular tube fitted with twisted tape inserts", Paper accepted for publication in International Journal of Automotive & Mechanical Engineering, 2010. (Article in Press). |

[18] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, Roali. A. Bakar, "Experimental investigation of thermal conductivity of magnetic Fe3O4 nanoparticles dispersed in distilled water", Paper accepted for publication in International Journal of Automotive & Mechanical Engineering, 2010. (Article in Press). |

[19] | M.T.Naik, D.N.Reddy, G.Ranga Janardana, L.Syam Sundar, "Heat transfer and friction factor experimental investigation of CuO nanoparticles in water/propylene glycol base fluid flowing in a circular tube with twisted tape inserts", Paper accepted for publication Journal of Heat Transfer (ASME), (Ist revision completed), 2011. |

[20] | M.T.Naik, G.Ranga Janardana, L.Syam Sundar, "Investigation of heat transfer and friction factor with propylene glycol based CuO nanofluid in circular tube with helical tape inserts under laminar flow", Paper communicated to International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow Transfer, 2011. |

[21] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, Rosli. A. Bakar, "Augmentation of heat transfer and friction factor of water/Al2O3 nanofluid in circular tube with longitudinal strip inserts under laminar flow", Paper communicated to Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, 2011. |

[22] | M.T.Naik, G.Ranga Janardana, L.Syam Sundar, "Transition flow heat transfer and friction factor with water/propylene glycol CuO nanofluid in circular tube with helical tape insert", Paper communicated to Experimental Heat Transfer, 2011. |

[23] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, M.T.Naik, T.Ch.Siva Reddy, "Experimental investigation of forced convection heat transfer and friction factor in a tube with Fe3O4 magnetic nanofluids", Paper communicated to Journal of Heat Transfer, 2011. |

[24] | L.Syam Sundar, M.T.Naik, "Effect of full length twisted tape inserts on heat transfer and friction factor enhancement with Fe3O4 magnetic nanofluid inside a plain tube: An experimental study" Paper communicated to International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2011. |

[25] | M.Sreeramulu, A.V.S.S.K.S.Gupta, L.Syam Sundar, T.Srinivas, "Thermodynamic analysis of solid oxide fuel cell-gas turbine combined cycle power plant for different fuels", Paper communicated to Applied Thermal Engineering, 2011. |

[26] | M.Sreeramulu, A.V.S.S.K.S.Gupta, T.Srinivas, L.Syam Sundar, "Energy and exergy analyses of molten carbonate fuel cell-gas turbine combined cycle power plant for different fuels", Paper communicated to International Journal of Thermodynamics, 2011. |

[27] | L. Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, M.Chandrashekar Reddy, "Augmentation of heat transfer and thermal stress analysis in internal grooved tubes", Proceedings of the International Conference on Global Manufacturing and Innovation-2006 at Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, July 27-29, 2006, pp: 793-804. |

[28] | M.Basaveswara rao, L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, "Experimental and theoretical investigation of heat transfer and thermal stress analysis in solidification of castings: A FEM approach", Proceedings of the International Conference on Global Manufacturing and Innovation-2006 at Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, July 27-29, 2006, pp: 97-106. |

[29] | P.V.Durga Prasad, L.Syam sundar, Ch.Venkatrao, "Thermal stress analysis of clam shell heat exchanger by using finite element method" Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Machine Design and Industry Automation, ICAMDIA-2007 at College of Engineering, Pune, Jan 10-12, 2007, pp 24-29. |

[30] | D.V.Ravi Shankar, L.Syam Sundar, P.Rami Reddy, Manzoor Hussain, "Theoretical and experimental investigation of polymer composite sandwich aerofoil structure with FEM approach", Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Machine Design and Industry Automation, ICAMDIA-2007 at College of Engineering, Pune, Jan 10-12, 2007, pp 46-51. |

[31] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, M.Chandra Shekar Reddy, "Experimental and theoretical investigation of heat transfer and thermal stress analysis in solidification of castings with different mold materials: A FEM approach", Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Machine Design and Industry Automation, ICAMDIA-2007 at College of Engineering, Pune, Jan 10-12, 2007, pp 77-81. |

[32] | M.Sreeramulu, L.Syam Sundar, P.V.Durga Prasad, Ch. Venkatrao, "Model analysis of low pressure boiler sleeve with different metal coatings by using finite element method" Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Machine Design and Industry Automation, ICAMDIA-2007 at College of Engineering, Pune, Jan 10-12, 2007, pp 591. |

[33] | L.Syam Sundar, K.Sainath, K.V.Sharma, M.Chandra Shekar Reddy, "Heat transfer and thermal stress analysis in internal grooved tube with different tube materials by using finite element method", Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Machine Design and Industry Automation, ICAMDIA-2007 at College of Engineering, Pune, Jan 10-12, 2007, pp 594. |

[34] | L.Syam Sundar, S.Ramanathan, K.V.Sharma, P.V.Durga Prasad, "Experimental investigation of thermal conductivity of Al2O3 nanofluid" Proceedings of International Conference on Modeling and Simulation, ICOMS-2007 at Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore. August 26-29, 2007, pp 52. |

[35] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, "Heat transfer enhancements with nanofluid and twisted tape insert in a circular tube under constant heat flux", Proceedings of the 19th National & 8th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference-2008 at JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad, January 3-5, 2008, pp.178. |

[36] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, "Experimental investigation of heat transfer enhancement in a circular tube with longitudinal strip inserts", Proceedings of the 19th National & 8th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference-2008 at JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad, January 3-5, 2008, pp.87. |

[37] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, "CFD analysis of laminar flow in a horizontal tube with longitudinal strip inserts", Proceedings of the 19th National & 8th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference-2008 at JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad, January 3-5, 2008, pp.92. |

[38] | L.Syam Sundar, K.V.Sharma, "Investigation of convective heat transfer of nanofluid in a circular tube under constant heat flux condition", Proceedings of the International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology-2008 at Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, February 27-29, 2008, pp.145. |

[39] | P.V.Durga Prasad, L.Syam Sundar, "Analysis of lead screws in static and dynamic load aspects", The Institution of Engineers (India), 68th A.G.M. at Hyderabad, Oct 29, 2005, pp 135-139 (Got State Centre Prize). |

[40] | P.V.Durga Prasad, L.Syam Sundar, V.Shravan Kumar, "Failure analysis of aluminum remelting furnace crucible by using finite element method", The Institution of Engineers (India), 68th A.G.M. at Hyderabad, Oct 29, 2005, pp 141-145. |

[41] | N.Sateesh, M.Chandra Shekar Reddy, L.Syam Sundar, "Improvement in motion characteristics of cam follower systems", Proceedings of NCCAME-2005 at J N T U college of Engineering, Anathapur, Dec 21, 2005, pp 25-29. |

[42] | L.Syam Sundar, V.Sridhar Patnaik, K.V.Sharma, P.V.Durga Prasad, N.Chandra Shekar Reddy, "A FEM based analysis of aluminum remelting furnace crucible with different materials", Proceedings of NCCAME-2005 at J N T U college of Engineering, Anathapur, Dec 21, 2005, pp 131-134. |

[43] | L.Syam Sundar, A.V.S.S.K.S.Gupta, P.V.Durga Prasad, "Thermal analysis of 250 M.W. steam turbine casing by using finite element method", Proceedings of NCCAME-2005 at J N T U college of Engineering, Anathapur, Dec 21, 2005, pp 220-226. |

[44] | P.V.Durga Prasad, L.Syam Sundar, G.Gangadhar, M.Chandra Sekhar Reddy, "Thermo-structural analysis of low pressure boiler sleeve with different coatings by using finite element method", Proceedings of NC CAD/CAM-2006 at J N T U College of Engineering, Kakinada, Feb 27th & 28th, 2006, pp 13-17. |

[45] | L.Syam Sundar, M.Basaveswara Rao, P.V.Durga Prasad, M.Chandra Sekhara Reddy, "Thermal analysis of 26.82 M.W. gas turbine casing by using finite element method", Proceedings of NC CAD/CAM-2006 at J N T U College of Engineering, Kakinada, Feb 27th & 28th, 2006, pp 62-66. |

[46] | L.Syam Sundar, P.V.Durga Prasad, A.V.S.S.K.S. Gupta, V.Sridhar Patnaik, "A FEM based structural analysis of AISI 4340 (EN 24) material with poly crystalline cubic boron nitride (P.C.B.N.) cutting tool", Proceedings of NC CAD/CAM-2006 at J N T U College of Engineering, Kakinada, Feb 27th & 28th, 2006, pp 67-72. |

[47] | P.V.Durga Prasad, L.Syam Sundar, A.V.S.S.K.S.Gupta, "Thermal design and analysis of a finned tube air cooled heat exchanger of thermal power plant", Proceedings of NCSAME-2006 at JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad, 5th& 6th May 2006, pp 95-99. |

[48] | L.Syam Sundar, P.V.Durga Prasad, P.Srinivasa Rao, " Exhaust gases treatment of single cylinder diesel engine by using 'CATCON' for reducing emissions", Proceedings of NCSAME-2006 at JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad, 5th& 6th May 2006, pp 394-397. |

[49] | L.Syam Sundar, P.Srinivasa Rao, M.Chander Shekar Reddy, "Experimental Investigations on the textural characteristics and integrity of roller burnished surfaces", Proceedings of NCSAME-2006 at JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad, 5th& 6th May 2006, pp 389-393. |

[50] | P.V.Durga Prasad, L.Syam Sundar, "Fatigue life and thermal stress analysis of clamshell heat exchanger", Proceedings of The Institution of Engineers (India), 69th Annual General Meeting at Hyderabad, Oct 30, 2006, pp 43-48. |

[51] | P.V.Durga Prasad, L.Syam Sundar, "Rheological behavior of suspended Al2O3 nanoparticles dispersed in dispersed in distilled water", Proceedings of The Institute of Engineers (India), 72th Annual General Meeting at Hyderabad, Oct 30, 2009, pp. 57-63. |