National Center for Combustion Research and Development

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras & Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Dr. Ravikrishna R V

Professor Dept of Mechanical Engg., IISc Bangalore


Combustion, Atomization and Sprays, Laser-based Diagnostic Techniques, Computational Modeling


Refereed Journals

  1. Prasad, B.V.S.S.V, and Ravikrishna, R. V. (2015), ‘A Comparison of Diesel and Jatropha Methyl Ester (JME) Spray Characteristics: Effect of Nozzle Entry-Radius’, accepted in Atomization and Sprays.                                                              
  2. Sahu, A. B., and Ravikrishna, R. V. (2015). ‘Effect of H2/CO composition on extinction strain rates of counterflow syngas flames’, accepted in Energy and Fuels.                                                                                                                               
  3. Krishna, S. and Ravikrishna, R. V. (2015). ‘Quantitative OH PLIF diagnostics of syngas and methane combustion in a cavity combustor’, accepted in Combustion Science & Technology.                                                                                                 
  4. Jain, M., Suryaprakash, R., Tomar, G., and Ravikrishna, R. V. (2015). ‘A Numerical Study of Secondary Breakup of Drops at moderate Weber numbers’, DOI: 10.1098/rspa.2014.0930, Proceedings of the Royal Society A.                                                 
  5. Sinha, A., Suryaprakash, R., Madanmohan, A., and Ravikrishna, R. V. (2015). ‘Airblast spray in crossflow: Structure, Trajectory and Droplet Sizing’, 72, 97-111, International Journal of Multiphase Flow.                                                                
  6. Surya Prakash R., Anubhav Sinha, Raghunandan B. N., Gaurav Tomar and Ravikrishna R. V. (2015). “Breakup of volatile liquid jet in hot crossflow”, in press, IUTAM Procedia.                                                                                                                
  7. Krishna, S. and Ravikrishna, R. V. (2015). ‘Optical Diagnostics of Fuel-air mixing and Vortex Formation in a Cavity Combustor’, 61, 163-176, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science.                                                                                       
  8. Sahu, A. B., and Ravikrishna, R. V. (2014). ‘A detailed numerical study of NOx kinetics in low calorific value H2/CO syngas flames’, 39, no.30, 17358-17370, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.
  9. Deshmukh, D., and Ravikrishna, R. V. (2014), “Studies on the Microscopic Structure of Diesel Sprays at atmospheric and high gas pressures”, 6, no. 2, 199-220, International Journal of Spray & Combustion Dynamics.
  10. Himabindu, M. and Ravikrishna, R. V. (2014), ‘Technology Development and Performance Evaluation of Small Biogas Genset Prototypes’, 73, 781-785, Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research.
  11. Madanmohan, A., and Ravikrishna, R. V. (2014), “Experimental studies on air-assisted atomization of Jatropha pure plant oils”, DOI: 10.1615/AtomizSpr.2014010413, Atomization & Sprays.
  12. Tewari, S., Anand, T. N.C., Prabhu, N. M., and Ravikrishna, R. V. (2014), “Study of liquid fuel transport in a small carburetted engine in the context of cold-start HC emission control”, 39, no. 3, 549-571, Sadhana, Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences.
  13. Jatana, G. S., Himabindu, M., Thakur, H. S., and Ravikrishna, R. V. (2014), “Strategies for High Efficiency and Stability in Biogas-Fueled Small Engines”, 54, 189-195, Experimental Thermal & Fluid Science.