Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Singh's primary skills & interests are in the fields of Combustion, chemical kinetics modeling and energy conservation. Following are the few current Research Projects.
- Natural Convection in Microencapsulated PCM Slurries (University of Michigan - Dearborn)
- Correlation between pressure - time history in engine cylinder and flywheel velocitz/alcclreation for an automotive SI engine. (Ford)
"Rapid Continuous Determination of Nitric Oxide Concentration in Exhaust Gases," Journal of Air Pollution Control Association, Vol. 18, pp. 102- 105, 1968.
"Reactions of CO in the Afterfiame Zone of Premixed Ethane/Oxygen Flame," with R.F. Sawyer,l3th Symmposium (International) on Combustion, P. 387, The Combustion Institute, 1971.
"Kinetic Model for the Afterfiame Zone of Premixed Ethane/Oxygen and Ethylene/Oxygen Flames," with R. F. Sawyer, Environ. Science and Technology, Vol.7, p.1034, November 1973.
"Energy Conservation in Changing from Dual Duct System to Variable Air Volume System," with J.B. Olivieri, ASHRAE Journal, July 1977.
"Effect of Supply and Return Air Outlets Stratification," with J.B. Olivieri, Transaction, PH-79-l, Vol. 85, Part 1, 1979.
"Effects of Supply and Return Air Outlets on Stratification/Energy Consumption," with J.B. Olivieri, ASHRAE Transaction, No.2665, RP215, Vol.88, Pt. 1, 1982.
"Effects of Radiant Cooling Panels on Temperature Stratification," No. 2699 RP-260, ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 88, Pt. 2, 1982.
"A Computer Program for Radiant Cooling of High Bay Buildings," with J.B. Olivieri, ASHRAE Transactions, Vol.93, Pt. 1, 1987.
"Investigations in Heat Transfer I Natural Convention in a Rectangular Enclosure with suspensions of Microencapsuled Phase Change Materials"- A parametric study: with Partha Datta, and Subarata Sengupta; Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, pp 923-933, 2001.
Awards and Honors
- Gold Medal for First Position B.S. Mechanical Class - 1960.
- U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Research Fellowship - Summer 1982