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Staff Id : 01374
Name : Dr. B. SIVARAMAN
Designation : PROFESSOR & HEAD
Department : MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Qualification : B.E.,M.E.,Ph.D.,
Specialization : HEAT TRANSFER,SOLAR ENERGY,CFD,DESIGN OF THERMAL POWER EQUIPMENTS.
Date of Birth : 30-04-1965
Date of Joining : 05-10-1987
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
1396, Shanthi Nagar,
Chidambaram-608 001
9443576845sivgee@gmail.com
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 221
Ph.D. 73


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 63---
Conducted --3--


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed 11605000
Ongoing ---
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
32 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
5 39 5 3 - -

List of Publications - National
K Sivakumar, NK Mohan, B Sivaraman, "Performance analysis of elliptical heat pipe solar collector.", Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Volume 4, Number 1, 2011, pp. 4-7. 2011.
Senthilkumar, R; Vaidyanathan, S; Sivaraman, B; , "Study of heat pipe performance using an aqueous solution of n-Butanol.", Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Volume 3, Number 6, 2010, pp. 702-706. 2010.
B Sivaraman, NK Mohan, "Analysis of heat pipe solar collector using artificial neural network.", Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Volume 66, Number 12, Dec 2007, pp. 995-1001. 2007.
B. sivaraman, N. Krishna Mohan, "Thermal Performance of Heat Pipe Solar Collector.", Annamalai University Journal of Engineering and Technology, Volume 1, Number 1, Nov 2005, pp. 196-199. 2005.
B Sivaraman, NK Mohan, "Experimental analysis of heat pipe solar collector with different L/d~ I ratio of heat pipe.", JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH , Volume 64, Number 9, 2005, pp. 698-701. 2005.
List of Publications - International
R Rajmohan, B Sivaraman, S Vijayaraj, P Raveendiran, "Finding the Thermal Characteristics of a Heat Pipe using Hybrid Nano Fluid .", International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Volume 9, Number 3, Feb 2020, pp. 597-601. 2020/ 10.35940.
Lakshmipathy, B., Sivaraman, B., Senthilkumar, M., Kajavalli, A., Krishnan, S., "Experimental and artificial neural network (Ann) simulation of a solar cavity collector.", International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Volume 8, Number 6, Aug 2019, pp. 2163-2170. 2019/10.35940.
R. Rajmohan , B. Sivaraman , S. Vijayaraj , P. Raveendiran, "Experimental investigation of Gravity Assisted Heat pipe Heat Exchanger using D.I. Water.", Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, Volume 5, Number 8, Aug 2018, pp. 461-467. 2018.
Jafar, K Syed; Sivaraman, B; , "Performance characteristics of parabolic solar collector water heater system fitted with nail twisted tapes absorber.", Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Volume 12, Number 3, Mar 2017, pp. 608-621. 2017.
Krishnan, S; Sivaraman, B; , "Experimental Investigations on Thermal Storage in a Solar Dryer.", International Energy Journal, Volume 17, Number 1, Jun 2017, pp. 23-36. 2017.
Krishnan, S; Sivaraman, B; , "Effect of slice thickness on quality of dried products in a solar cabinet dryer.", American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, Volume 11, Number 2, Jul 2017, pp. 7-13. 2017.
J. Manikandan and B. Sivaraman, "COMPARATIVE STUDIES ON THERMAL EFFICIENCY OF SINGLE AND DOUBLE GLAZED FLAT PLATE SOLAR WATER HEATER .", ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 11, Number 9, May 2016, pp. 5521-5526. 2016.
Lakshmipathy, B; Sivaraman, B; , "Performance Analysis on Working Parameters of a Flat-Plate Solar Cavity Collector.", International Energy Journal, Volume 16, Number 1, Aug 2016, pp. 1-10. 2016.
Lakshmipathy, B; Sivaraman, B; , "Experimental investigation and optimization of parameters of a new design flat plate cavity collector.", Elixir Mechanical Engineering, Volume 93, Number 1, Mar 2016, pp. 39338-39342. 2016.
J. Manikandan, B. Sivaraman, "Experimental Analysis of Double Glazed Flat Plate Solar Water Heater with Various Absorber Plate Geometries.", International Energy Journal , Volume 15, Number 4, Dec 2015, pp. 151-156. 2015.
J Manikandan, B Sivaraman, "Performance studies on Solar Water Heater with various Absorber plate Geometries.", International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 10, Number 4, Mar 2015, pp. 10911-10916. 2015.
Kumar, R Senthil; Vaidyanathan, S; Sivaraman, B; , "Effect of copper nanofluid in aqueous solution of long chain alcohols in the performance of heat pipes.", Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 0, Number 0, 2014, pp. 0-0. DOI 10.1007/s00231-014-1411-4.
Karthikeyan, Muthukumarasamy; Vaidyanathan, Subaiah; Sivaraman, Balasubramanian; , "Comparative Study on the Performance of Wickless Heat Pipes with Self Rewetting Fluids for Different Orientations..", Australian Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences, Volume 8, Number 2, 2014, pp. 201-210. 2014.
S. Gunabal, B. sivaraman, "Effect of Tio2 Nano Particle in Waste Heat Recovery System using Heat Pipes.", International Journal of Engineering Science & Advanced Technology, Volume 4, Number 5, Oct 2014, pp. 378-381. 2014.
Kajavali, Abdul, B. Sivaraman, and N. Kulasekharan, "Investigation of Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Parabolic Trough Collector with a Modified Absorber..", International Energy Journal , Volume 14, Number 4, Dec 2014, pp. 177-188. 2014.
K. Syed Jafar, B. Sivaraman, "Thermal Performance of Solar Parabolic Trough Collector Using Nanofluids and the Absorber with Nail Twisted Tapes Inserts.", International Energy Journal , Volume 14, Number 4, Dec 2014, pp. 189-198. 2014.
Gunabal.S, Sivaraman. B, Senthilkumar . R, "Optimizing the operating parameters in Waste Heat Recovery Systems.", International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 9, Number 23, Feb 2014, pp. 22277-22289. 2014.
P. Raveendiran,Dr.B. Sivaraman,Dr.K. Srithar, "Heat Transfer Characteristics Study on A Water - to -Water Heat Pipe Heat Exchanger using Effectivness - NTU Method.", International Journal of Scientific Research, Volume 3, Number 9, Aug 2014, pp. 10-13. 2014.
Ramasamy, S., B. Sivaraman., "Heat Transfer Enhancement of Solar Still Using Phase Change Materials (PCMs).", International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT), Volume 2, Number 3, Feb 2013, pp. 597-600. 2013.
Raveendiran, P; Sivaraman, B; , "Experimental Thermal Performance Study of a Baffled Heat-Pipe Heat Exchanger.", International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Volume 3, Number 7, 2013, pp. 706-715. 2013.
Senthilkumar, R; Vaidyanathan, S; Sivaraman, B; , "EFFECT OF COPPER NANOFLUID CONCENTRACTION IN HEAT PIPE THERMAL EFFICIENCY.", Frontiers in Heat Pipes (FHP), Volume 4, Number 1, 2013, pp. 1-5. 2013.
M Karthikeyan, S Vaidyanathan, B Sivaraman, "Heat Transfer Analysis of Two Phase Closed Thermosyphon using Aqueous Solution of n-Butanol.", International Journal of Engineering and Technology , Volume 3, Number 6, 2013, pp. 661-667. 2013.
Sivakumar, K; Mohan, N Krishna; Sivaraman, B; , "Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Elliptical Heat Pipe Flat Plate Solar Collector..", International Journal of Engineering & Technology (0975-4024), Volume 4, Number 1, 2012, pp. 86-92. 2012.
R Senthilkumar, S Vaidyanathan, B Sivaraman, "Effect of inclination angle in heat pipe performance using copper nanofluid.", Procedia Engineering, Volume 38, Number 0, Dec 2012, pp. 3715-3721. 2012.
R Senthilkumar, S Vaidyanathan, B Sivaraman, "Comparative study on heat pipe performance using aqueous solutions of alcohols.", Heat and Mass Transfer , Volume 48, Number 12, 2012, pp. 2033-2040. 2012.
Sivakumar, K; Mohan, N Krishna; Sivaraman, B; , "Experimental Investigation of an Elliptical Heat Pipe Solar Collector.", International Journal of Engineering studies, Volume 4, Number 1, 2012, pp. 15-26. 2012.
Sivakumar, K; Mohan, N Krishna; Sivaraman, B; , "Performance Analysis on Briquetting Bio Mass with Different Size in 10kW Down Draft Gasifier.", Procedia Engineering, Volume 38, Number 1, 2012, pp. 3824-3832. 2012.
Sivakumar, K; Mohan, N Krishna; Sivaraman, B; , "Automation of 10 KW Biomass Gasifier and its effectiveness on saw dust briquettes with binder cow dung..", International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Volume 1, Number 5, 2012, pp. 107-110. 2012.
R Senthilkumar, S Vaidyanathan, B Sivaraman, "Thermal analysis of heat pipe using self rewetting fluids.", Thermal Science, Volume 15, Number 3, 2011, pp. 879-888. 2011.
Senthilkumar R , Vaidyanathan S , Sivaraman B, "Performance Analysis of Heat Pipe Using Copper Nanofluid with Aqueous Solution of n-–Butanol.", world Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Volume 74, Number 1, 2011, pp. 971-976. 2011.
R Senthilkumar, S Vaidyanathan, B Sivaraman, "Performance investigation of heat pipe using aqueous solution of n-Pentanol with different inclinations.", Journal of mechanical science and technology , Volume 25, Number 4, 2011, pp. 923-929. 2011.
R Senthilkumar, S Vaidyanathan, B Sivaraman, "Experimental analysis of cylindrical heat pipe using copper nanofluid with an aqueous solution of n-Hexanol.", Frontiers in Heat Pipes , Volume 2, Number 3, 2011, pp. 1-5. 2011.
Senthilkumar, R; Vaidyanathan, S; Sivaraman, B; , "Performance investigation of heat pipe using aqueous solution of n-Pentanol with different inclinations.", Journal of mechanical science and technology, Volume 25, Number 4, 2011, pp. 923-929. 2011.
Sivakumar, K; Sivaraman, B; Mohan, N Krishna; , "Effectiveness of briquetting bio mass materials with different ratios in 10 kW down draft gasifier.", International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Volume 3, Number 11, 2011, pp. 7959-7966. 2011.
Senthilkumar, R; Vaidyanathan, S; Sivaraman, B; , "Performance Analysis of Heat Pipe Using Novel Working Fluid..", International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 5, Number 12, 2010, pp. 2183-2191. 2010.
R Senthilkumar, S Vaidyanathan, B Sivaraman, "Performance Analysis of Heat Pipe Using Copper Nanofluid with Aqueous Solution of n-–Butanol.", International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering , Volume 1, Number 4, 2010, pp. 251-256. 2010.
Senthilkumar R , Vaidyanathan S , Sivaraman B, "THERMAL ANALYSIS OF HEAT PIPE USING TAGUCHI METHOD .", International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology , Volume 2, Number 4, 2010, pp. 564-569. 2010.
M Karthikeyan, S Vaidyanathan, B Sivaraman, "Thermal performance of a two Phase closed thermosyphon using aqueous solution.", International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Volume 2, Number 5, 2010, pp. 913-918. 2010.
B. sivaraman, N. Krishna Mohan, "Analysis of heat pipe solar collector with different Heat Pipe Parameters.", International Energy Journal, Volume 8, Number 1, 2007, pp. 105-116. 2007.
List of Conferences - National
B. sivaraman, N. Krishna Mohan, Experimental analysis of heat pipe solar collector having different pitch distance, 94th Indian Science Congress, Annamalai University, India, Jan 3-7, 2007, Annamalai University, pp. 1-1. Annamalainagar, Annamalai University.
Senthilkumar. R, Karthikeyan M, Sivaraman B, Viruthagiri N, Krishna Mohan N, Study of single and multiple heat input on a heat pipe, National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Sep 8-9, 2006, Railmajra, Punjab, pp. 33-38. Rayat Institute of Engineering & Information Technology, Rayat Institute of Engineering & Information Technology.
S. Vaidyanathan, B. Sivaraman, N.Krishna Mohan, Microprocessor based solar Collectors, National Seminar on Non Conventional Energy Sources in Community Development, Feb 16-17, 2001, Annamalai University, pp. 57-65. Annamalainagar, Annamalai University.
B Sivaraman, Development of cross flow heat exchanger, 14th National Convention of Mechanical Engineers Association, Nov 20-21, 1998, IIT, Chennai, pp. 1-1. Chennai, IIT.
B Sivaraman, Vertical type Husk fired furnace, Solar Energy Convention -– 1990, Dec 19-19, 1990, School of Energy Studies, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, pp. 378-381. Calcutta, Jadavpur University.
List of Conferences - International
S. Ramasamy, B. sivaraman, Productivity Enhansement and thermal Performance of Solar Still using Latent Heat Thermal energy storage sub-system, International Conference on Design and Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Dec 16-17, 2011, SKP Engineering College, pp. 517-521. Thiruvannamalai, India, Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
B. sivaraman, N. Krishna Mohan, An experimental performance analysis of heat pipe with n-Hexane as working fluid, Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical & Materials Engineering, May 30-31, 2005, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,, pp. 1229-1232. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,, University of Malaysia.
B. Sivaraman, N. Krishna Mohan, Experimental analysis of condenser/evaporator length on the performance of heat pipe solar collector, International Conference on Energy and Environmental Technology for sustainable Development, Oct 8-10, 2003, MNIT, Jaipur, India, pp. 417-420. India, MNIT, Jaipur, India.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
Indian society for Technical Education - LM 13830