Robin Thakur

Associate Professor / Engineering & Technology
Associate Professor, Ph.D.

About

Robin Thakur

Dr. Robin Thakur is working as an Associate Professor in School of Mechanical, Civil & Electrical Engineering in Shoolini University, Solan (HP) since 2011. He has 15 years of experience in teaching as well as industry. He completed his Ph. D from Shoolini University in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Renewable Energy (Hydro Turbines) in the year 2017. He has scientific articles published in journals of International repute and has filed several patents out of which 13 are granted. His major research area is Renewable Energy.

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

  • R Kumar, V Pedagopu, A Kumar, R Thakur, A Pundir. CFD Based Analysis of Heat Transfer and Friction Characteristics of Broken Multiple Rib Roughened Solar Air Heater Duct; International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD). 2013; 3: 165-172.
  • R Thakur, ARS Suri, S Kumar, A Kumar, A review of integrated renewable energy system in power generation; International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD). 2013; 3(5); 91-100.
  • Thakur R, Khurana S, Kumar A, Sethi M, Nadda R. Experimental Study and optimizing erosive wear rate parameters using a novel entropy VIKOR approach in a Pelton turbine buckets; International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology; 2017; 8 (6): 27-43.
  • Thakur R, Khurana S, Kumar A, Sethi M. Correlation Development for Erosive Wear Rate on Pelton Turbine Buckets; International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD). 2017; 7(3): 259-274.
  • Thakur R., Kumar, N., Suri, A.R.S., Kumar, A. Silt erosion in hydro turbines and status of small hydropower in India - A review; International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development. 2018; 8(2); 315-322.
  • Thakur R., Sethi M., Khurana S. (2018) Impact of Sand Erosion on Hydroturbines: A Case Study of Hydropower Plant in Himachal Pradesh, India. In: Singh R., Choudhury S., Gehlot A. (eds) Intelligent Communication, Control and Devices. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Vol 624. Springer, Singapore
  • Nitin kumar, Anil kumar, Robin Thakur, Ankit Thakur, Rajkumar.  A comparative study of hydrodynamic & thermal performance of different air jets impingements solar air collector, JP Journal of heat & mass transfer; 2018; 15(4): 829-845.
  • Kamal Kashyap, Robin Thakur, Anil kumar. Mathematical simulation of performance evaluation of different types of baffle shape solar heater, JP Journal of heat & mass transfer, 2019; 16(2): 221-243.
  • Nitin Kumar, Anil Kumar, Rajesh Maithani, Robin Thakur, Raj Kumar & Ankit Thakur. Effect of circular inside conical ring obstacles on heat transfer and friction characteristics of round jets impingement solar air rectangular passage, International Journal of Green Energy, 2019; 16(14): 1091-1104.
  • Sunil Kumar, Robin Thakur, Neeraj Gandotra, Sorabh Aggarwal, Arvind Singhy, Rajesh Maithani and Anil Kumar; Prediction of Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop in Helically Perforated Twisted Tape Heat Exchanger Tube Using Fuzzy Logic; JP Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 19(1):175-184, 2020. doi.org/10.17654/HM019010175 (Cite Score: 0.31)
  • Sushil Kumar, Robin Thakur, Bhaskar Goel, Raj Kumar, Amar Raj Singh Suri; Implementation of Safety Techniques in the Manufacturing Industry; International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE); 9(4); 2278-3075; 2020.
  • Robin Thakur, Anil Kumar, Sushil kumar & Sourabh Khurana. Small hydro Power Plant and Erosion in Hydraulic Turbines-A Review, Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary, Vol 1, Issue 14, Oct 2013, pp. 483-493.
  • Robin Thakur, Amar Raj Singh Suri, Sushil Kumar & Anil Kumar. A Review of Integrated Renewable Energy System in Power Generation; International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD), Vol. 3, Issue 5, Dec 2013, pp. 91-100.
  • Anil Kumar, Robin Thakur & Anil Pundir. CFD based analysis of heat transfer and friction characteristics of broken multiple rib roughened solar air heater duct, International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development. Vol. 3, Issue 5, Dec 2013, pp. 153-160.
  • Thakur R, Khurana S, Kumar A, Sethi M. Experimental Examined of Effect of Silt Erosion on Overall Performance of Pelton Turbine Buckets; IRACST – Engineering Science and Technology: An International Journal (ESTIJ). 2017; 7(3): 2250-3498.
  • Singhy, A., Thakur, R., Kashyap, K., Sani, M.A.; Maiwada, U.A. Heat removal mechanisms in photovoltaic/thermal systems: A review of current research; International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 2020, 29(5 Special Issue), pp. 635-650.
  • Kashyap, K., Thakur, R., Kumar, S., Rajkumar; Identification of Archimedes screw turbine for efficient conversion of traditional water mills (gharats) into micro hydro-power stations in Western Himalayan Regions of India: An experimental analysis; International Journal of Renewable Energy Research, 2020, 10(3), pp. 1451-1463.
  • Singhy, A., Thakur, R., Kumar, R.; Experimental analysis for co-generation of heat and power with convex lens as SOE and linear Fresnel Lens as POE using active water stream; Renewable Energy, 2021, 163, pp. 740-754.

International Conference Papers

  • Thakur R., Sethi M., Khurana S. (2018) Impact of Sand Erosion on Hydroturbines: A Case Study of Hydropower Plant in Himachal Pradesh, India. In: Singh R., Choudhury S., Gehlot A. (eds) Intelligent Communication, Control and Devices. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Vol 624. Springer, Singapore
  • Robin Thakur, Muneesh Sethi & Sourabh Khurana, Effect of Silt Erosion on Hydro Turbines-A Review, Proc. of International Conference on Emerging Trends in Basic & Applied Sciences, May 2015 organized by Aggarsen University, Baddi (HP).
  • Robin Thakur, Muneesh Sethi & Sourabh Khurana, A Review on Hydro Power Sources in Himachal Pradesh, Proc. of International Conference on on Advances in Material & Manufacturing Technology, Oct 2015 organised by Chitkara University (PB).
  • Kashyap K., Thakur R., Kumar A., Saini R.K., Suri A.R.S. (2020) Status of Small Hydropower in Himachal Pradesh: A Review. In: Choudhury S., Mishra R., Mishra R., Kumar A. (eds) Intelligent Communication, Control and Devices. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 989. Springer, Singapore 
  • Kashyap K., Towhidul Islam Nayim S.M., Thakur R., Kumar A., Thapa S. (2020) A Study of Solar Energy in India; Utility, Status, and Procurement. In: Choudhury S., Mishra R., Mishra R., Kumar A. (eds) Intelligent Communication, Control and Devices. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 989. Springer, Singapore.
  • Sharma A., Singh I., Sharma S., Thakur R., Saini R.K. (2020) Simulation and Analysis of Distinct Apodised Profiles Using Fiber Bragg Grating for Dispersion Compensation at 100 Gbps Over 120 km. In: Choudhury S., Mishra R., Mishra R., Kumar A. (eds) Intelligent Communication, Control and Devices. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Vol 989. Springer, Singapore.
  • Saini R.K. et al. (2020) Performance Improvement of Three-Phase Squirrel Cage Induction Motor Operating Under Rated Voltages—A Design Consideration for Rural Areas. In: Choudhury S., Mishra R., Mishra R., Kumar A. (eds) Intelligent Communication, Control and Devices. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 989. Springer, Singapore.

Book Published

Robin Thakur and Anil Kumar (2013), Power Generation from MSW of Solan City, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. (ISBN No. 978-3-659-46510-9)

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